Tuesday, 5 March 2019

New Jobs Dodoma and Dar es salaam at The Global Health Supply Chain Program Technical Assistance – Tanzania (GHSC TA-TZ) project


Job Title: e-Learning Advisor

Department Unit Capacity Building and Data Use
Location: Dar es Salaam or Dodoma
Reports to: Capacity Building and Data Use Team Lead
The Global Health Supply Chain Program Technical Assistance – Tanzania (GHSC TA-TZ) project, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provides expert technical assistance to Tanzania to strengthen country supply chain systems across all health elements, e.g., malaria, family planning (FP), HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), and essential medicines. In coordination with in-country and development partners, GHSC TA-TZ assists Government of Tanzania (GoT) by providing strategic planning and implementation assistance; improving the delivery of health commodities to service sites; providing capacity building support to broaden stakeholders’ understanding and engagement of the supply chain system; and strengthening enabling environments to improve supply chain performance.

JOB SUMMARY:
The e-learning Advisor will work as a part of the Capacity Building and Data Use Team under the technical guidance of the Capacity Building and Data Use Team Lead. He/she will provide technical support in ensuring appropriate use of electronic technologies to promote learning and skills building on the health supply chain to the health supply chain community in the country. This position focuses on supporting the content development and use of an e-learning platform and electronic tools to deliver health supply chain related topics. He/she will work with in-country stakeholders including the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC), President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG), Medical Stores Department (MSD), Pharmacy Council, eGA, higher learning institutions, COSTECH, implementing partners and other stakeholders to support human resource capacity building in supply chain for Tanzania by use of the e-Learning platforms. His/ her priorities will also include supporting the implementation of cost-effective and sustainable training approaches.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:
  • Activity and stakeholder management – lead the overall e-learning platform activity, collaborating with identified stakeholders
  • Implement the e-learning project plan
  • In collaboration with the GoT and other partners, plan and execute the development and implementation of an e-learning platform,
  • Routinely convene identified stakeholders to present progress on development, and key actions needed from each stakeholder
  • Ensure key stakeholders are adhering to their agreed-upon roles and responsibilities
  • Routinely monitor the status of implementation of e-learning activities in the GHSC TA-TZ work plan, identifying and addressing obstacles to implementation

Content development

  • Work with GoT and key stakeholders to identify activities that can utilize the e-learning platform in improving the abilities of in-service staff to successfully complete their supply chain management job responsibilities
  • Develop/ support the development of training content in collaboration with key stakeholders including MOHCDGEC, PO-RALG, and others
  • Work with GoT and key stakeholders to identify activities that support assess and use of e-learning platform in improving the abilities of in-service staff to successfully complete their Supply Chain Management job responsibilities

Technology

  • Liaise with software developers to ensure that the platform developed reflects user needs, and effectively delivers content
  • Support the design and development of a response system to a range of e-learning platform user queries
  • Advise on the appropriate use of a range of educational technologies and act as an advocate for the appropriate use of educational technologies.
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other teams across information services and MIS to propose and support the implementation of stable and resilient e-learning services, and to develop new tools and resources.

Implementation, Pilot, and evaluation

  • Launch the e-learning platform, and monitor its use
  • Identify and prioritize enhancements, administration, maintenance and providing appropriate support and training resources.
  • Support the evaluate the e-learning platform use

Other capacity building work

  • Participate in the identification, planning, implementation and coordination of other interventions needed to address human resource capacity in the supply chain by supporting the GoT, development and implementation partners.
  • Ensure all up to date versions of training materials and other supporting documents are available.
  • Complete and submit in a timely fashion written technical and trip reports.
  • Work with other GHSC staff to help identify resources and/or performance improvement needs in order to advance the goal of commodity security.
  • Provide inputs to the operations team to budget for Capacity Building activities including meetings, training, and other activities.
  • Ensure timely submissions of all relevant GHSC TA-TZ deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants for this position should be Tanzanian nationals or lawful residents who possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • Degree in Education, Statistics, Computer Science, Health Sciences, Organizational Development or related field (advanced degree preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of a wide range of e-learning systems and a detailed understanding of learning agenda, personnel development planning, and transferable skills training
  • Knowledge on e-learning platforms (e.g. Moodle) management and administratio
  • Experience developing and implementing e-learning initiatives for development projects
  • Experience in developing training content
  • Ability to lead activities/discussions/meetings involving the participation of up to 10 people.
  • Familiarity with the Tanzanian health supply chain and stakeholders is strongly desired
  • Ability to take appropriate action to ensure urgent problems are resolved as quickly as possible, perhaps taking direct independent action
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of leading practices related to human resource capacity building for supply chain management desirable,
  • Ability to plan own daily schedule, priorities different tasks, arrange meetings and use resources effectively.
  • Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and ability to work in a team
  • Experience working with the Government of Tanzania and/or other NGOs preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal English and Swahili.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) relevant to the work.
  • Able to travel for an extended period in the country to support technical activities.
  • Able to travel internationally to attend trainings and conferences as needed. 



Job Title: Supply Chain Advisor (IMPACT teams) - 2 positions

Department/Unit: Capacity Building and Data Use
Location: GHSC TA-TZ Project Office Dodoma (1) or Dar es Salaam (1)
Reports to: Capacity Building and Data Use Team Lead

JOB SUMMARY:
The Supply Chain Advisor (IMPACT teams) will work under the technical guidance of the Capacity Building and Data use Team Lead, and will focus on implementing the IMPACT team approach, is a people-centered, data-driven quality improvement approach. S/he will identify and encourage the adoption of leading practices for mentoring and building the skills of relevant stakeholders within the Government of Tanzania (GoT) around data use for performance improvement through the design and institutionalization of IMPACT teams. S/he will work with in country stakeholders including the President’s Office of Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG), the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), and Medical Stores Department (MSD) in building capacity in using supply chain systems and data for decision making, and to take actions to improve product availability. S/he will champion data use and data quality improvement efforts throughout the supply chain. This position will be based in Dodoma or Dar es Salaam, with occasional travel to zones.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Support the implementation of the IMPACT team approach to support supply chain performance improvement.
  • Maintain and manage all relevant materials and tools for implementation of IMPACT teams, including training curriculum and standard operating procedures
  • Identify and implement ways to improve IMPACT team approach and tools, including data analysis and use, dashboard and tool development, and the projects approach to implementation, including training approaches and methodology
  • Work closely with the Logistics Management Services (LMS) Advisors and the LMS to align IMPACT team activities with other activities improving data quality and use, share lessons learned and best practices, and harmonize approaches and objectives
  • Collaborate with other GHSC TA-TZ staff to monitor the performance of IMPACT teams
  • Build capacity within relevant partners such as PO-RALG, implementing partners, and GHSC TA-TZ staff in IMPACT teams
  • Contribute IMPACT team training materials and capacity building materials to the eLearning platform, as appropriate
  • Ensure workplan activities for the IMPACT team approach are completed on time and of high quality
  • Document success stories, best practices, and lessons learned in IMPACT teams
  • Serve as a technical resource for project staff for implementing supply chain improvement strategies and management approaches related to capacity building.
  • Support other capacity building activities as needed.
  • Prepare presentations, participate and/or represent the project in stakeholder meetings.
  • Complete and submit in a timely fashion written technical and trip reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants for this position should be Tanzanian nationals or lawful residents who possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • A qualified Pharmacist, advanced degree in Public Health, Supply Chain, or related field.
  • Five years of experience in health programs, including experience in Tanzania’s public health supply chain.
  • Experience providing supply chain trainings and conversant in adult learning
  • Knowledge of various electronic health information systems such as eLMIS
  • Ability to analyze supply chain data, conduct root cause analysis, and prepare quality presentation/reports
  • Ability to coach and mentor public sector stakeholders to use supply chain data for performance improvement.
  • Knowledge of leading practices related to human resource capacity building
  • Proven strong leadership skills and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and work independently.
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with the Government of Tanzania and other NGOs preferred.
  • Previous work experience with USAID-funded projects desirable.
  • Ability to travel for an extended period away from the duty station to support technical activities


How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to send their cover letters, Curriculum Vitae with names and contact details of 3 work-related references, enclosing certificate copies of relevant education and training.
Submission may be sent to – ghsc.recruitmenttz@gmail.com by 20th March, 2019.
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.
GHSC is an equal opportunity employer.
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