Sunday, November 3, 2019

Job Opportunity at FHI360, Technical Director

Technical Director  

FHI360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, localy driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in various positions as listed below for its EpiC project in Tanzania.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

Technical Director based in Dar es Salaam

Main Function:

Overseeing the design and implementation of all technical strategies and interventions for the project to improve quality and increase uptake of HIV prevention, care and treatment and family planning (FP) services by key and vulnerable populations, including orphans and vulnerable children and adolescent girls and young women. The position will also design and oversee structural interventions that promote an enabling environment for key and vulnerable populations to access services.

Specific Responsibilities:

Providing technical leadership in the areas of community-based HIV prevention, care and treatment to implement high quality activities including HIV testing, linkage to antiretroviral treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis, HIV self-testing, FP, gender-based violence, OVC services, and community-level supervision, advocacy and engagement ‘Leading efforts to strengthen prevention, care and treatment with all community services, which may include building capacity of community organizations and other stakeholders to provide comprehensive HIV services • Monitoring and ensuring that the project meets the milestones and targets set for by USAID and in the project work plan, and ensures all activities are conducted in dose coordination with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and are in alignment with Government of Tanzania standards, protocols and policies H Liaising with the Project Director and counterparts within the health system and GoT at national and regional levels to ensure quality service provision in the designated regions ‘Providing or overseeing technical capacity strengthening of project subrecipients for quality improvement and sustainability ‘Overseeing the development of regular and ad hoc technical reports and other deliverablesKRepresenting the project with external audiences and at conferences and other forum, as needed.

Position Requirements- Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

MD/ MBBS/PhD in Sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Public Health, Epidemiology, Pharmacy or other related area with 5-7 years of experience in HIV prevention, care and treatment with key and vulnerable populations in Tanzania; OR Masters Degree in Public Health or similar degree with 7-9 years of experience in areas as mentioned above ‘Sound cultural understanding and sensitivity to demands of key and vulnerable populations, including OVC and AGYQ, and an understanding of gender and sexual diversity • In-depth familiarity with Tanzanian public health sector and donor-funded programs H Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program and organizations working with key and vulnerable populations ‘Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analyses and make recommendations based on findings • Demonstrated working knowledge of Tanzania health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data ‘Previous experience in building capacity of local organizations and stakeholders ‘Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills.

How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: November 10, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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