NAFASI ZA KAZI KAGERA NA KIGOMA

Position Title: Zonal Project Manager (covering Kagera and Kigoma) – 1 position (Tanzania national only) Reports to: Director of Prevention Services
Job Location: Kagera
Travel: Up to 50% in intervention regions
Overall Job Function:
The incumbent will be responsible to oversee the overall implementation of the FIKIA project in the regions of Kagera and Kigoma. S/he will work closely with the Director of Prevention Services and directly oversee the regional program offices/teams in the respective regions.
Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
• Oversee and manage overall all regional staff and offices in Kagera and Kigoma regions implementing a project for key populations, adolescent girls and young women and other targeted vulnerable populations so they can successfully:
o Plan and coordinate all meetings and trainings
o Liaise with regional stakeholders and local government authorities on the program progress
o Conduct needs assessment, mapping, and other preparatory activities as needed
o Liaise with health facilities’ staff to develop a strong referral network from community to facility and vice versa
o Supervise recruitment and mentoring of outreach volunteers and lay workers from peer groups
o Implement program interventions (such as community based HTC, linkage/referral to health facilities, GBV & gender norms, STI/TB screening, condoms distribution and family planning) and according to the workplan, targets, national guidelines/policy, and program SOPs
o Collect and report data on a timely basis without errors
o Develop reports and narratives as required
• Liaise from a technical standpoint with any sub-grantees or service providers performing in the respective regions
• Liaise with regional and zonal stakeholders and partners to ensure program collaboration
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
• Required: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or equivalent Medical Degree from a recognized academic institution. Preferred: Additional Masters level degree or higher in related discipline such as Public Health
• Required: Minimum 4 years working experience in HIV care and/or HIV prevention with a donor-funded organization. Preferred: experience with community-based and/or KVP-focused HIV programs
• Required: Minimum 2 years’ experience directly supervising/managing multidisciplinary teams of at least 10 staff, with demonstrated skills in leading teams of public health professionals
• Required: Familiarity with PEPFAR-funded projects. Preferred: experience with CDC funded projects.
• Excellent communication skills, including writing and presentation skills. Fluent in both Kiswahili and English.
• Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and Powerpoint at minimum)
• Demonstrated knowledge on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, and adherence and psychosocial support programs
• Demonstrated ability to provide strong technical guidance for any medical interventions related to HIV care and prevention to KVP.
• Strong ability to liaise with external stakeholders and government officials.
• Experience in developing and executing work plans, budgets, reports, etc.
• Flexible to work after normal working hours and weekends at various community locations
• Ability to interact well with all targeted groups and peer volunteers by facilitating a nonjudgmental, nondiscriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, to welcome all beneficiaries regardless of their background
HOW TO APPLY:
Application Instructions:
Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV by 10th November, 2017 via email to icap-jobs-tanzania@columbia.edu, mentioning in the subject line the Position Title and Job Location. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do NOT attach any certificates when submitting online. ICAP is an equal opportunity employer, women are encouraged to apply. Tanzanians living and working abroad in the diaspora are encouraged to apply

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