Monday, April 8, 2019

Regional Maternal And Child Health Manager Job at MDH

Regional Maternal And Child Health Manager Job at MDH

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others. MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fil the below vacancies:


Location : GEITA


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and relevant RMNCH services under the Afya Kwanza project, in her/his respective council(s)
  • To lead implementation of key program initiatives – in her/his unit – to address program, donor and national priorities – such as index HIV testing, Option B+, male involvement, tracking of mother-infant pairs, follow-up of EID results and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) – in line with national guidelines
  • To provide TA to the DMO, DACC, DRCHCo, CHMT and HFs in planning, implementation. M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and related RMNCH programs and services
  • To conduct needs assessment, on PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH programs and services in her/his council(s), and organize efforts to address these needs -; including capacity building and health system strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, DACC and DRCHCo
  • To ensure timely collection and submission of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data —as wel as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data to inform plans, priorities and resource alocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination
  • To lead efforts to identify gaps in PMTCT, EID. Paediatric ART and RMNCH; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate findings.
  • To implement and manage a robust capacity building program, for PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH HCPs; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-^ob training in line with national guidelines
  • To supervise program staff under her/him in her/his respective council(s)
  • To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  • To support and advise the RPM on all PMTCT, E|D, Paediatric ART and RMNCH issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RPM
Requirements. Education, work experience and skils

  • Medical Doctor degree with current registration from the Medical Council of Tanzania
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
  • At least 3 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART, RMNCH or related clinical and public health programs and services
  • Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
  • Experience in writing of abstracts, manuscripts, proposals and reports
  • Excelcnt command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines


Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating clearly the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees

Applications should be submitted by Monday 14th April, 2019, to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail or dropped by hand at the MDH Head Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802,

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

APPLY TO: before 14th April, 2019

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