Careers at ICAP Tanzania


ICAP at Columbia University is a Non-Governmental Organization affiliated with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH) registered in Tanzania as MSPH Tanzania LLC since February 2005. ICAP currently operates in nine regions across Tanzania and employs over 200 people to deliver public health interventions in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MoHCDGEC) and the National AIDS Control Program (NACP). 

Position Title: Director of Prevention Services
The Director of Prevention Services provides day-to-day leadership of ICAP’s portfolio of HIV programs and research, leading the program team that includes over 100 staff. The position oversees the entire program unit and requires a high level of technical, analytical and managerial abilities and experiences.
The Director of Prevention Services is the primary technical point of contact with in-country CDC, national government counterparts, and partner institutions and is responsible to foster partnerships and collaborative relationships between ICAP, CDC, and other stakeholders. S/he oversees a team to ensure that deliverables and targets are completed on time, within budget, and in line with donor requirements. This position is grant funded.
Reports to: Country Director
Supervises: Entire program unit, with direct supervision of Technical Advisors (3) and Zonal Project Managers (3)
Job Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Travel: Up to 30% in intervention regions
  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years
Job Description
Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
  •  Oversee all activities, outputs, and outcomes related to project implementation, including reporting, budget development and expenditure monitoring, execution of project plans, and project performance monitoring and evaluation.
  •  Ensure effective implementation and coordination of project activities and monitor progress toward the achievement of project goals and objectives.
  •  In collaboration with key personnel in Tanzania and New York develop, execute and continually update the project strategic plan.
  •  Lead the design of interventions while ensuring the quality and maximum sustainability of all initiatives through effective pre-service education and capacity building programs.
  •  Lead the development of innovative approaches for community-based HIV prevention, care, and treatment for PLHIV and KVP.
  •  Manage a large project team of highly qualified staff,
aligning their efforts with project goals and supervise their progress.

  •  Lead the annual work planning process and contribute to planning meetings with the donor.
  •  Represent the project in all technical matters pertaining to the execution of project-related activities including interactions with senior level representatives of partner and stakeholder institutions.
  •  Ensure timely and accurate reporting of project activities and results to the donor.
  •  Present progress, achievements, briefing documents and lessons learned to key stakeholders, including the donor, government officials, and other implementing partners.
  •  Collaborate with other technical staff on any proposed new projects related to HIV, and oversee research and evaluation agendas related to FIKIA.
  •  Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:
    Education: PhD or Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, or related discipline, or MD
    Technical Experience: Minimum five years of progressive experience in the design and implementation of large-scale HIV programs in Tanzania or other sub-Saharan African countries.
    o *Preferred:** Experience with CDC-funded projects
    o Preferred: Experience with community-based and/or KVP-focused HIV programs
    •  Demonstrated experience with developing and executing work plans and budgets
    •  Experience managing donor financed projects with a strong command of USG regulations and compliance requirements.
    •  Leadership Experience: Minimum 4+ years’ experience directly supervising a multidisciplinary team of public health  professionals. 
    •  Proven record of excellent management, leadership, team building, decision making, and interpersonal skills.
    •  Demonstrated experience of working with various stakeholders at the national or regional levels in resource-constrained  settings. 
    •  Excellent analytical skills; experience with statistical software is preferred.
    •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

    Position Title: Social Mobilization and Marketing Consultant
    Job Summary
    We seek to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Social Mobilization and Marketing Consultant
    • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
    • Experience Level: Management level
    • Experience Length: 5 years
    Job Description
    About GATE Program
    The Gender, Adolescent Transitions and Environment (GATE) Program is an innovative research and practice program dedicated to improving the lives of adolescents around the world through addressing issues related to pubertal health transitions, menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and access to sanitation. This includes developing puberty books for girls and boys aged 10-14 in partnership with a small non-profit Grow and Know. The books aim to support and empower girls and boys to more confidently reach their potential through improved understanding about their developing bodies, health and education. 

    Location: Dar es Salaam
    Key responsibilities:
    • Design engaging communications and marketing materials that frame the social mission and societal impact of the book, and develop targeted campaigns to engage book uptake.
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with a range of religious institutions, NGO partners and UN agencies within Tanzania.
    • Support the process documentation of a feasibility pilot through routine documentation, monitoring progress, analysis of facilitators and barriers, and dissemination of findings.
    Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree is desired.
    • 5+ years of experience in variety of cross-functional marketing roles including but not limited to social mission / cause marketing, social mobilization, traditional and digital.
    How to Apply?
    Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
    How to apply:
    Interested and qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV via email to , mentioning in
    the subject line the Position Title. Please do NOT attach any certificates when submitting online.
    ICAP is an equal opportunity employer; women are encouraged to apply. We also encourage Tanzanians living and working abroad in
    the diaspora to apply. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
    Deadline for application: 08th August 2019.