Sunday, October 20, 2019

Job Opportunity at Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT), Technical & Program Quality Advisor

Job Summary
Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT) is looking for a qualified and dynamic Technical & Program Quality Advisor to work with local implementing partners and RHMTs to monitor quality improvement activities to improve health care services around HIV/AIDS by initiating QI interventions to address gaps within the REACH  project.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
Position - Technical & Program Quality Advisor 
Location - Dar es Salaam with frequent travels within Tanzania
Reporting Associate Director-Program Quality & Special Projects
Key Activities:

  • Under leadership of STA- PQ&BD, will assist in Development and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures for the identification, collection, and analysis of performance measurement data.
  • Work with the STA to Analyze, update, and modify standard operating procedures and processes to continually improve QI services/operations.
  • Provide TA to R/CHMTs and selected facility CQI teams with overall responsibility for providing support for clinical quality improvement initiatives.
  • Take leadership in monitoring of quality improvement activities at facility and partner level to improve & institutionalize quality improvement interventions
  • Collects and summarizes performance data, identifies opportunities for improvement, and presents findings quarterly to the organizations (RHMTs and LIP)
  • Facilitates trainings for site quality improvement teams as directed by the STA- PQ& BD
  • Evaluate impact of training activities and share recommendations
  • Maintains thorough documentation of activities and deliverables
  • Will be involved in establishing a framework through which continued mentorship to CHMTs and facilities can take place
  • Involved in set up monitoring and evaluation of the CQI activities conducted by RHMTs, LIP & Selected facilities
  • Collects monthly report from supported regions and provides guidance, submits to STA-PQ& BD and provides recommendations related to tracked indicators and outcomes

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Reputable first degree in Nursing, Medicine, epidemiology or related field
  • Masters in Public Health, public administration, Epidemiology, social science or improvement science will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3-year CQI experience in resource limited health care delivery or administration,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of synthesizing information and presentation, knowledge of evaluation designs in HIV programs
  • Experience working with PEPFAR funded projects, experience implementing QI projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in HIV is highly encouraged
  • Skills and knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Knowledge of analytical software such as SPSS and Epi Info is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply evaluation data into clinical activities
  • Must be registered with the relevant regulatory body.
  • Experience working with PEPFAR supported programs. Also experience working with RHMTs and CHMTs is invaluable
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, communication skills, and ability to identify and resolve policy and operational constraints effectively.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & Swahili.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae of no more than 3-pages by the 23rd October 2019 to the Human Resources & Administration Manager, at

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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