3 New Job Vacancies Kilimanjaro, Singida, and Manyara at EGPAF Tanzania – Technical Officer TB services
December 5, 2021Andrew Mwakalebela0 Comments
Technical Officer TB services
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) began supporting HIV and AIDS programming in Tanzania in 2003 and established a country office in 2004. Ever since, in close collaboration and partnership with the Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children and Presidents Office Regional Administration and Local Government, EGPAF expanded its scope to supporting quality comprehensive and integrated HIV, GBV, TB, and Family planning services in the supported regions. Recently, EGPAF in collaboration with consortium partners Amref Health Tanzania, EngenderHealth, D-tree International, and Matchboxology won the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Tanzania’s Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program – HIV and Tuberculosis Northern (CH3P-HIV&TB) Activity contract. Under C3HP, EGPAF offers USAID a responsive and forward-thinking approach that will address the evolving needs of the people of Tanzania as they relate to HIV, TB, and FP services across each continuum.
Position Details Job title: Technical Officer TB services Location: Kilimanjaro, Singida, and Manyara Primary manager: Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS Roles Summary The Technical Officer TB services (TO-TB) is a highly committed, self-motivated, and result-oriented individual. S/he will coordinate and supervise the implementation of TB and TB/HIV services within the region, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional level technical assistance, mentorship, and supervision of the supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting the implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils and facilities. S/he will be part of the Regional Acceleration Strategy team and will ensure effective collaboration with various technical officers while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The TO-TB will lead on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions. The TO-TB will report to the Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS, with a dotted reporting line for technical oversight to the Senior Technical Advisor TB Services.
Leading and coordinating TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in the region and councils including planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation, and reporting
Build capacity of HCPs to improve TB case finding including TB screening, linkage to diagnosis and treatment
Support councils to strengthen hub-and-spokes model for TB diagnostics, supporting utilization of GeneXpert and LED microscopy
Support facilities to establish client-centered service delivery models, including community contact tracing
Support facilities to enhance pediatric TB case finding and treatment.
TBHIV collaborative activities at council and site levels
Supporting councils to implement quality MDR -TB services
Degree or advanced diploma in medicine, nursing, or related field with relevant national registration
A Master’s degree in public health or a related field is an added advantage
At least 2 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
At least 2 years of experience in implementation and management of TB and TB/HIV services or related clinical and public health programs
Experience in writing reports, best practices, and lessons learned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent command of English and Swahili languages in written and oral communication.
Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and the internet
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
HOW TO APPLY EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF. Submissions to be sent to:
Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, P.O. BOX 1628, 395 Ursino Park, Mwai Kibaki Road, Morocco. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The application should be done through the given link. Closing date: December 10, 2021 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.