Monday, November 18, 2019

Apply 17 Job Vacancies at HJF Medical Research International, Inc. (HJFMRI)

  e-SBO       Monday, November 18, 2019
 
Overview
Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non- governmental research organization working in several countries providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS and has been actively involved in HIV and AIDS programming for over 30 years. HJFMRI implements PEPFAR-funded HIV prevention, care, and treatment activities in the Southern Highlands Zone, providing resources, personnel, and services to the Zone.

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The program has expanded from supporting the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital to becoming a hub for anti-retroviral treatment in the Southern Highlands Zone; to community support through decentralized services, with the overall objective of implementing research, clinical HIV, prevention, care, and treatment services in Mbeya,Rukwa, Katavi, and Songwe regions in the Zone.

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Position: Senior Accountant
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Accountant 
Job Description
Reports to: Senior Manager, Accounting
Location: Mbeya 
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview
This position is responsible for day to day transactional accounting operations of HJFMRI operations. The Senior Accountant will serve as a point person for accounting and provide supervision, coaching and support to program staff and any other junior accountant in the department. He / She is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable accounting policies and procedures, laws and regulations requirement.

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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and supervision of other department accountant(s)
  • Ensuring daily accounting activity are executed with the right ethical practices.
  • Perform accounting activities to include financial reports, bank reconciliations, general ledger entries, and other general accounting functions
  • Ensure efficient of the document workflow within the department from the point request is made, approval, final payment and reconciliation.
  • Maintain, monitor accounts and finance helpdesk to ensure issues raised by other staffs are responded and resolved timely.
  • Maintain and reconcile petty cash accounts on a monthly basis to be reviewed by the accounting manager.
  • Maintain strong financial reports in compliance with organizations policies and procedure
  • Responsible for GL entries and accurate recordkeeping to support entries and transactions.
  • Ensures timely monthly and annual accounting close.
  • Resolves accounting issues, concerns, and questions in a timely manner to ensure smooth and efficient program operations and reporting.
  • Provides monthly accounting reports finance and accounting staff for review.
  • Assist in Payroll preparation on monthly basis, payroll reconciliations and resolving all payroll related issues.
  • Reviews vs. prepares monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
  • Trains project accounting staff on HJFMRI procedures and policies
  • Assist with the preparation of financial reports for US Government, institutional funders and private donors as needed
  • Respond to routine HQ accounting-related inquiries
  • Provides support for internal and external audit support
  • Review the completeness and accuracy of regional office and country office monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports package submissions; resolve related problems and/or provide guidance to Country Offices to resolve them as appropriate
  • Maintain vendor files and related accounting records, such as leases and contracts
  • Manage accounts payables, receivables, payroll, travel advances, and international wires
  • Supports or leads on special projects as needed.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by accounting manager, in support of the team.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
  •  ACCA/CPA (T) is a must
  • Six years minimum accounting and/or auditing experience preferably in a nonprofit or international development environment.
  • 3 years hands on experience with QuickBooks software.
  • 4 years of supervision experience in mid to large accounting department
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with accounting systems/packages
  • Experience managing staff
  • Ability to use good judgment and professionalism; experience in decision-making
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and experience with QuickBooks accounting software
  • Experience with US government regulations a plus
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
  • Strong skills in internal controls and accounting standards
  • Ability to function effectively both autonomously and on complex/sensitive issues and projects.
  • High level of professionalism, transparency, and integrity in overall production of work product.
  • High standard of written and spoken English
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: Human Resources Generalist
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Human Resources Generalist
Job Description
Reports to: Senior Manager, Human Resources
Location: Mbeya
Duration: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for assisting Senior Manager, Human Resources in ensuring all Human Resources functions within HJFMRI Tanzania are aligning to the demands of having motivated and commited workforce. The incumbent will be responsible in providing assistance to ensure there is a meritocracy in recruitment, developing and devising appropriate training and development plans which are tailored to make staff competent to their roles, ensuring there is effective performance management system in place which supports realization of program (PEPFAR) targets. It also needs him/her having broad knowledge of employee’s movements within organization and well versed with employee’s contracts management and management of employees exit as per Laws governing employment relations in Tanzania. The position needs an individual with an outstanding knowledge on Human Resources operations in international NGO setting.

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Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the Senior HR Manager in the management and delivery of the Resource Plan and Organization Structure development.
  • Advises on issues related to labour matters.
  • To represent organization to CMA and labour tribunals.
  • Advises HoDs on best HR practices related with Recruitment, Training and development, Performance Appraisals, Compensation and benefits.
  • To assist supervisor’s in developing Key Performance Indicators ‘KPIs’ for staff.
  • To make sure appraisal process is contributing to the organization performance.
  • Administering onboarding program
  • Managing staff timesheets by making sure staff fills timesheets on time.
  • Plan and support all recruitment needs from job design through selection to on-boarding.
  • To work as HR business partner through providing consultation to HOD on all HR related matters under their Departments.
  • Organize employee forum meetings and undertake actions that arise from these meetings.
  • Handle employee relations issues related to Recruitment, flexible working requests.
  • Deliver trainings to employees on HR policies to build competence.
  • Develop and improve HR systems to meet the Organization needs.
  • Take a leading role in change management including collective consultation where required.
  • Deliver Excellent and regular communications to the employees.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as requested that underpin the Organizations' vision and values whilst considering the credibility and reputation of the HR department.
  • To assess and review existing HR polices, processes and systems to ensure organization has up to date guidelines.
  • Assist in providing reference to all staff on HR policies and procedures
  • Assists in the conducting of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth
  • Advises the Senior HR Manager, about the steps needed to take any disciplinary action against a staff member according to HJFMRI policies and procedures
  • Maintains employee-related databases. Prepares and analyzes reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or
  • requested;
  • Assists with the implementation of the Probation period assessments and confirmations.
  • Maintain all employee training records;
  • Request, prepare and issue any HR related letters on behalf of HJFMRI staff i.e. Request any immigration related letters or services on behalf of HJFMRI staff
  • Assist in coordinating and administering compensation and benefits; and
  • Assist in development of a recruitment plan that would lead a well-qualified workforce;
  • Research and develop ways to continually improve the way Human Resources department does business;
  • Work with Senior Manager, Human Resources to review monthly payroll to ensure accuracy; ensure timely Payroll preparations and implementation of all agreed employee compensations including any salary adjustments.
  • Managing Higher Education Students Loan Board repayments
Requirements:
  • University degree in Human Resources / Business Administration/Public Administration.
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role in International NGO setting.
  • Problems solving abilities
  • Information seeking with analytical thinking
  • Shows flexibility and a good listener
  • Good to advanced knowledge of PC platforms, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required.
  • Good oral and written communications with the ability to initiate and draft correspondence
  • English language fluency required
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: Procurement Specialist: Fixed Assets/Inventory Control
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Procurement Specialist: Fixed Assets/Inventory Control 
Job Description
Reports to: Senior Manager, Procurement
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
This position is created for maintaining effective and efficient performance of fixed assets and inventory control services for the program. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring smooth execution of Fixed Assets/Inventory Control function by maintaining an updated fixed assets register throughout the year, and inventory control management for HJFMRI-Tanzania’s operations.

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Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implements and enforces fixed asset policy and procedures
  • Maintains inventories/fixed assets custodial records.
  • Enforces proper security of assets, ensuring care, custody, and safe keeping.
  • Work closely with requesting department during inspection of the incoming consignments to ensure that goods received are in accordance with the procured quantities and specifications.
  • Reports in writing all changes in status of fixed assets to the Procurement Director.
  • Monitors inventories/fixed assets and verify that it is maintained in a secure and safe manner.
  • Performs inventories based on inventory schedules provided by Procurement Director, any deviation from this schedule must be submitted to the Procurement Director through written correspondence.
  • Performs property inventories as directed and reports the results to the Procurement Manager
  • Performs inventory of all fixed assets transferring to another location (Regional office or Partner sites).
  • Reports changes in asset status and excess status to the Procurement Director for eventual disposal requests.
  • Responsible for tagging or engraving bar codes to the fixed assets as supplied and directed.
  • Ensure property is only used for official purposes.
  • Reports any property incidence (such as lost or stolen assets) to the Procurement Director and official authorities (i.e. security and police)
  • Ensures hand receipts are signed and filled for all portable electronic devices (laptops, netbook, ipads etc) in accordance to HJFMRI Form 382.
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is decontaminated prior to relocation, donation or disposal of equipment.
  • In collaboration with senior logistics officer and IT Manager tracks the maintenance of program equipment (including vehicles, IT equipment) or leased equipment (if any).
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the superiors.
  • Provide response to raised audit queries and implements the audit recommendations without hesitation
  • Work closely with Regional Program Managers, Regional Office Managers, Laboratory admin and stores officer to ensure everything is captured in the register.
  • Prepare and submit monthly fixed assets report to the supervisor
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by supervisor.
Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor Degree from a recognized institute of higher learning in the field of Procurement and Inventory Management, Inventory Control, Materials Management.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience at similar organization
  • Ability to multi-task and take proper decision and action whenever any difficult situation is experienced.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: HIV Study Physician (AFRICOS)
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of HIV Study Physician (AFRICOS)
Job Description
Reports to: Study Coordinator (AFRICOS)
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew

Position Overview:
The Walter Reed Program of the Southern Highlands together with the NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Center (MMRC); the University of Munich and the Mbeya Referral Hospital (MRH), aim to improve treatment and care of HIV infected patients through clinical research tightly integrated into the routine implementation of the national ART Program. Projects conducted in the collaborative setting focus on treatment experienced HIV infected patients, the management of HIV associated diseases such as Cervical Carcinoma and Tuberculosis and program evaluation of the PEPFAR funded ART program in the southern highlands of Tanzania, integrating research activities into the routine patient care, capacity building and infrastructure development. In this context, the collaboration is implementing a study, the African Cohort Study (AFRICOS), a cohort study following up to 500 HIV positive patients on Care at MRH and 100 HIV negative participants over a long period of time.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for preparation and day-to-day clinical implementation of AFRICOS at CTC MRH. This will require close on-site collaboration with the AFRICOS Principal and Clinical Investigators, the AFRICOS Study Coordinator, the Head of the Department of Clinical Research on HIV of the NIMR-MMRC, the WRP Research Director and with the administration of the different partners at the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital (MZRH) and Mbeya Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH). He/She will be supporting the collaborative partners in their respective responsibilities including communication with Ethical Committees and Regulatory boards as much as communicating with the AFRICOS Sponsor. The candidate is expected to harmonize AFRICOS with the implementation of other projects of the departments conducted at the study site, as much as the routine clinics of MZRH and MRRH, ensuring integration of AFRICOS into the clinic setting at MZRH and MRRH.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The main responsibilities of the AFRICOS study Physician will be:
1. Support the Principal Investigator (PI), the WRP Research Director, and the AFRICOS Study Coordinator to ensure that clinical research and related activities of AFRICOS are performed in accordance with federal regulations, partners and sponsoring agency policies and Good Clinical Practice and principles of ethical research and other requirements that apply;
2. Assists the PI and the Study Coordinator in all responsibilities as stipulated by ICH-GCP including development of study document materials and tools necessary to implement and document all phases of the AFRICOS Study, including but not limited to budgets, protocols amendments, training materials, checklists, study logs and IRB submission;
3. Support, coordinate and facilitate all phases of study implementation including but not limited to patient selection, recruitment and Informed Consent Process, Patient enrollment and follow up, clinical management and reporting of Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events, management of study specific training and study close out;
4. Obtain and Manage the Site investigator file containing essential documents for the study according to ICH- GCP;
5. Deputize for the Study Coordinator in his/her absence to ensure that AFRICOS study activities are going on as required.
6. Other Clinical duties as assigned by the Study P.I. and/or Study Coordinator
1. Work with Study Coordinator to develop research concepts from the AFRICOS Study for Research purposes.
2. Prepare presentations of the AFRICOS Clinical Work to share with Program staff.
3. Work with other study staff to contribute to contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other appropriate methods.
4. Carry out other clinical research activities as guided by the study coordinator.
5. Participate in Program evaluation research activities and provide clinical expertise to Program staff in the field.
6. Analyze study data with the aim of generating progress reports for the study.
7. Support the study coordinator in preparing wire forecasts for AFRICOS study budgets.
Qualifications:
A suitable candidate should:
- Hold of degree in the medical field or comparable qualification, MPH will be an added advantage
- Have at least one year of experience in Clinical Research in Africa as Sub-Investigator.
- Have documented Ethical and GCP training including CITI.
- The person should have some experience in dealing with IRB Approvals, Review of Protocols and conversant with Codes of Ethics of Clinical Research.
- Further formal training in HIV (e.g. counseling, treatment literacy, PMTCT, PITC) is an added advantage.
- Be conversant with Principles of Good Clinical Practice
- Knowledge of English is required 

Personal Skills:
- High degree of commitment
- Developed Communication skills
- Results oriented – ability to meet deadlines with competing priorities.
- Willing to work independently in a multidisciplinary team.

HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: VMMC/EIMC Program Officer
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of VMMC/EIMC Program Officer
Job Description
Reports to: Regional Clinical Coordinator and VMMC Advisor
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Program Officer will provide clinical and programmatic field support to the implementation of HJFMRI’s VMMC scale up activities in the
Southern Highlands. The purpose of this position is to provide field based clinical and programmatic support to the CHMT and RHMT in the implementation of quality VMMC services provided through static sites, outreach and campaign services. She/he will ensure VMMC activities implementation conforms to the national guidelines. She/he will also support partners in the development of annual work plans and budgets based on the country strategies and operation plans.
The program officer for VMMC will be part of a clinical team at the HJFMRI regional offices ensuring the implementation of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. She/he will directly report to the RCC with dotted lines to the HJFMRI VMMC Programme Advisor. The VMMC program officer’s position is based in Mbeya/Rukwa, /Katavi with extensive travels to districts within the region.

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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist partners in the development of strategic plans, work plans, monthly, quarterly and annual data collection and compilation of reports.
  • Provide technical support, mentoring and supervision to implementing partners on VMMC services and ensuring quality improvement and quality assurance in delivering of services.
  • Assist in organizing and carrying out training programs for health care workers to deliver VMMC services in the regions as well as clinical implementation of VMMC program for HIV prevention.
  • Ensure VMMC services follows: WHO, PERFAR/ HJFMRI and Government of Tanzania protocols, policies and guidelines and are consistent with established best practices
  • Contribute to the attainment of all project targets and milestones associated with the implementation of VMMC services.
  • Assist in identifying priorities for assessment, research and evaluations related to VMMC services.
  • Prepare reports, success stories, technical briefs, draft abstracts for presentations, and updates on the ongoing implementation of VMMC services
  • Collaborate with partners to organize outreach and VMMC campaigns in the region and ensure the providers adhere to quality and standardized practices.
  • Build capacity of health-care providers and ensure they collect, compile and report quality VMMC data, including the use of data for quality improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure linkages between VMMC and other facility and community based HIV services.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure the sound functioning of the program.
Education/Experience Requirements:
Medical Degree (MD) with at least two year surgical clinical experience in Tanzania. Assistant Medical Officers with a three years surgical experience and experience working in HIV program may apply.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in HIV/AIDs programs desired.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Working with local government officials and government health facilities is important.
  • Experience with VMMC as an HIV prevention intervention an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
  • Strong supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
  • Experience with U.S. Government-funded programs is desirable.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, e-mail, Internet)
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: Regional Outreach Coordinator (ROC)
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Regional Outreach Coordinator (ROC)
Job Description
Reports to: Regional Technical Coordinator
Dotted line: Associate Director, Community Services
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew

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General Overview:
The Regional Outreach Coordinator (ROC) will be responsible for technical program leadership to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all program deliverables generated and achieved in the Region. In close consultation with Outreach Director and Program Technical Leads/Advisors, the ROC will manage the design and implementation of HIV and AIDS program components and ensure adherence to PEPFAR, Ministry of Health Community Development Gender and Children (MoHCDGEC) and HJFMRI/MHRP’s standards of HIV and AIDS Programming. The ROC is the focal person for the program design and implementation at the Regional level and will coordinate and ensure high quality program service deliveries. S/he will provide leadership to Outreach
Program Officers (OPOs) in the respective assigned Region. S/he will be responsible for Technical Assistance provision to both Outreach partners and Health facilities in the Region.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the overall design, implementation and management of the HJFMRI/MHRP’s program activities being implemented by the outreach partners;
  • Provide technical assistance (TA) in planning, implementing and evaluating activities undertaken by Outreach partners in the region;
  • Support the development of integrated, innovative and gender sensitive interventions for the provision of comprehensive HIV and AIDS services for key populations and priority populations and their sexual partners;
  • Provide technical assistance (TA) to Outreach Program Officers (OPOs), District Program Officers (OPO), Strategic information officers (SIs), HJFMRI/MHRP’s partners staff on provision of comprehensive community services; active, effective and well documented referrals for both facility and community based services in the Region;
  • Ensure well alignment and synergies of program activities HIJFMRI/MHRP’s program implementation areas and ensure that there is no overlap of activities among HJFMRI/MHRP’s outreach partners and other HIV and AIDS implementing partners;
  • Ensure compliance and adherence of Ministry of Health Community Development Gender and Children (MoHCDGEC) HIV and AIDS guidelines and policies;
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with other implementing partners, governmental and non-governmental, within the region;
  • Provide leadership to outreach program officers in the Region and encourage teamwork spirit;
  • Provide ongoing leadership, training and guidance to Outreach Partners’ Program Staff and to ensure HIV programming and implementation meets MoHCDGEC standards;
  • Ensure ongoing training and service delivery activities are monitored, evaluated, documented and disseminated to relevant stakeholders;
  • Identify, document, consolidate and disseminate knowledge and information regarding best practices, lessons learned, and proven approaches both within and outside of HJFMRI;
  • Collect and review program and financial reports from partners on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis and submit it to relevant levels;
  • Liaise with the M&E Department to ensure that outreach program components are functional (e.g. clarity of indicators, quality of M&E data collection tools, data quality and reporting);
  • Conduct supportive supervision to Outreach Program Officers and implementing partners
  • Travel within the assigned Regional and/or Sothern Highlands for the purpose of program management, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery;
  • Perform any other duties assigned in the general support of the program.

Requirements:
  • Degree in Social Science or Advanced Diploma in health and/or postgraduate training in Public Health or Community Development or relevant Discipline;
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in managing HIV program, particularly community outreach programs including HIV Testing and Counseling, Palliative Care/HBC and IEC/Behavioral Change Communication and OVC support or impact mitigation;
  • Experience in managing donor funded projects;
  • Experience working with NGOs, FBOs/CBOs at the community level;
  • Knowledge of the current developments and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS, globally and in Tanzania;
  • Good communication skills; diplomatic and culturally sensitive; ability to troubleshoot; ability to work independently and supervise others;
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision and able to mentor others;
  • Knowledge of proposal development, budgeting and reporting with excellent writing skills;
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint)
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.


Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: TB/HIV & Nutrition Program Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of TB/HIV & Nutrition Program Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Associate Director; Clinical Services
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The purpose of this position is to provide clinical advice and direction in the implementation and scaling-up of quality TB/HIV services within CTCs. In addition the position will be responsible for providing advice on medical nutrition in HIV services in general
The Program Advisor for TB/HIV & Nutrition will be part of a team of experts whose areas of work will include: strategic scaling up of TB/HIV services including prevention of TB infections among People Living with HIV (PLHIV), Providing advice at facilities and community services level on aspects of nutrition for PLHIV including maternal and pediatric nutrition.
The TB/HIV & Nutrition Program Advisor position will be based in Mbeya with frequent travels to Rukwa, Katavi, Songwe and Mbeya (all districts) regions and limited travels to Dar es Salaam.
The position reports to the Associate Director for Clinical Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a key advisor on TB/HIV and Nutrition services and activities, including the treatment and medical management and prevention of both TB and malnutrition for persons co-infected with TB and HIV.
  • Planning of TB/HIV and Nutrition activities in the supported regions, including allocation of targets and budgets.
  • Coordinate the implementation and expansion of TB/HIV & Nutrition services in all the supported regions in the SHZ.
  • Offering technical support to partner Districts/Health Facilities to provide Diagnostic and Treatment services for TB/HIV co-infection
  • Conduct supportive supervision to ensure achievement of program objectives, and targets.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation and a broad range of agency- funded TB/HIV and Nutrition program activities and studies required to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for aids Relief (PEPFAR) in the zone
  • Establish and maintain a strong relationship with regional MOH and District health entities including Regional TB Coordinators and TB/HIV Coordinators in the regions responsible for implementing the national TB/HIV program.
  • Responsible for coordinating linkage of facilities to services not available at the site, e.g. Diagnostics, specialist consultations and Medical nutrition interventions.
  • Participate in staff capacity building and promotion of best practices through trainings, CMEs, to ensure high standards of care in all the sites.
  • Conduct mentorship support to the sites as per need.
  • Provide inputs on TB/HIV and nutrition support for program requirements during COP planning and for program partners’ plans and budgets.
  • Provide technical support to implementing partners in planning, budgeting and supervision for TB/HIV and Nutrition activities.
  • Integration of Quality Improvement activities into TB/HIV and nutrition related activities at facility
  • Participate in the preparation TB/HIV and Nutrition related of documents, guidelines, reports and related policies at zonal and national level.
  • Share with relevant National and International partners on achievements and challenges in TB/HIV and Nutrition programs
  • Undertakes periodic review of implementation and operation of monitoring and reporting mechanism (SAPR and APR); including preparation of best practices and lessons learned.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements:
  • Medical degree preferably with Masters in Public Health (MPH) or similar degree
  • Minimum three years’ experience working with TB/HIV programs or public health program activities is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in the TB and HIV/AIDS issues including medical management of co- infections and resistant strains of TB, care and support, counseling and interventions, testing, and treatment, policies and regulations applicable to national TB/HIV program is required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with nutritional interventions in HIV care services.
  • Proven interpersonal skills in working effectively as a member of a team or independently
  • Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with multiple government agencies, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sector.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills including a demonstrated ability to write technical documents and give state-of-the-art presentations
  • Willingness to travel in Southern highlands up to 50% of the time
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English

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Position: VMMC/EIMC Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of VMMC/EIMC Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Associate, Director Clinical Services 
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The VMMC Advisor will provide technical leadership in the scale up and implementation of VMMC service in the Southern Highlands regions. He/she serves as a member of the VMMC project leadership team and effectively provides technical leadership in development to annual work plans and budgets to ensure program design and implementation is in line with the program and MOH strategies and service guidelines. S/he will coordinate very closely with the partners and HJFMRI regional technical staff to ensure excellence in technical implementation at targeted sites and during outreach and campaign services. Lead cross-cutting approaches, such as quality assurance and improvement and conducting operations research as needed. She/he directly report to the HJFMRI Medical Director.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide expert technical assistance in all aspects of planning for VMMC/EIMC scale up, including participating in the development of national policies and guidelines, human resources management, site assessment, communications/demand creation, and logistics and commodity procurement.
  • Takes initiatives in demand creation for VMMC services and ensure the expected output corresponds with supply-side efforts to deliver quality services.
  • Technically support partners and HJFMRI regional staffs to scale-up facility-based VMMC/EIMC services in selected hospitals and facilities, through development of work plans, site assessments, training of service providers, and ongoing QA support.
  • Provide leadership, technical support and in-direct supervision to HJFMRI VMMC program officers.
  • Technically monitor the implementation progress and the quality of VMMC/EIMC services and recommend improvements for service delivery in the field.
  • Analyze data and ensure quality program monitoring and evaluation, as well as analysis of lessons learned
  • Review and edit partners’ and HJFMRI VMMC reports, work plans, strategic plans and other VMMC/EIMC program-related documents in a timely manner and provide prompt feedback to for program improvement.
  • Representing HJFMRI in-country VMMC TWG, effectively collaborating to develop VMMC strategies and technical guidelines for VMMC/EIMC services.
  • Serve as a principal technical adviser to the Medical Director and Regional implementation Director on issues related to VMMC services.
  • Serves as a member of the HJFMRI central technical team, and perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Provide mentorship to HJFMRI VMMC staff and facility-based staff as it relates to planning and delivery of quality VMMC services.
  • Promote adherence to national QA standards at each region, participate in, and respond to QA visits in the zone
  • Keep track of lesson learned, sharing those lesson learned to the program and find creative ways toacknowledge excellence and achievements in the zone.

Requirements:
  • A Medical Doctor (MD) with five years or more experience providing technical support to PEPFAR VMMC programs. Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or equivalent will be preferred.
  • Experience providing or organizing adolescent and adult male circumcision (and neo-natal, desirable)
  • Solid programming and technical expertise in HIV programs
  • At least 5 years’ experience managing health programs at a District, regional or national level including planning, designing, budgeting, supervising, evaluating and documenting results;
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff, consultants and partners to achieve results;
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining donor and partner relations;
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili skills
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
  • Ability and willingness to travel in-country, mostly to the field up to 40% of time.

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Position: Facility HIV Testing Services (HTS) Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Facility HIV Testing Services (HTS) Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Associate Director for Clinical Services
Location: Mbeya HQs
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The HTS Advisor will serve as the primary technical expert and contact person for HJFMRI HIV testing services at clinical services/CTC facilities in the regions of Katavi, Rukwa, Songwe and Mbeya. S/he will facilitate the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate HTS strategies, with the goal of improving clinical facility access to HIV testing services. The HTS Advisor is expected to collaborate across technical areas to strengthen the continuum of response from HIV Testing to Care. The incumbent will be responsible for liaising with Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), local and national organizations, including faith based organizations to facilitate the expansion of HIV Testing Services at the health facility level settings. The HTS Advisor will build the capacity of local partner organizations, health facilities and HJFMRI staff to deliver high-quality HIV Testing Services in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
The HTS Advisor will work closely with the Clinical and Community services partners to design strategies and coordinate all HIV Testing Services (HTS) at clinical facilities in the four served regions of the Southern Highlands (Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa and Katavi).
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership in the development of approaches and strategies at facilities for the establishment or strengthening of HIV Testing and Services (HTS) strategies and activities;
  • Work closely with other HJFMRI departments and partners to achieve the overall HTS goal of early identification of HIV+ clients and link them successfully to prevention, care, and treatment services
  • Liaise and consult regularly with the relevant authorities, partner organizations, facilities, community leaders and beneficiaries in relation to the planning, design and implementation of HJFMRI and partner HTS activities;
  • Develop integrated, innovative and gender sensitive interventions and health facilities for the provision of comprehensive HIV Testing Services of at high risk and key populations, adolescent girls and young women, youths in and out of school, and the general population;
  • Build the capacity of the partner organizations and government technical staff to deliver high-quality HIV Testing services;
  • Provide on-going support through coaching, supervision visits and mentoring to Clinical partners and facilities as well as HJFMRI staff in implementing HTS activities;
  • Document, consolidate and disseminate knowledge and information regarding best practices, lessons learned, and proven approaches both within and outside of HJFMRI;
  • Ensure quality implementation, achievement of results for activities within the HJFMRI program and within partner projects, and collaborate with other HJFMRI program departments to ensure effective teamwork;
  • Collaborate with partners to develop quality assurance and Improvement mechanisms and ensuresQA and QI are essential components of all HIV Testing Services conform to set requirement and standards;
  • Facilitate and provide overall leadership and sound advice at facilities, and improve post-test referrals for all clients to prevention, care, and treatment services;
  • Develop annual work plans, budgets and reports for HTS activities; and ensure integration of project activities into wider HJFMRI annual plans;
  • Extend technical support to local partners including health facilities in preparing and submitting timely monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports;
  • Travel within the Southern Highlands for the purpose of program management, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery;
  • Work with the SI Department to ensure that HTS program activities are well documented and reported;
  • Support Senior Management Team especially in identifying areas requiring policy influence and support implementation and development of long term plans
  • Participates in national forums as a member of the HJFMRI Team providing technical expertise in the area of HTS activities ensuring programs are in line with the USG HIV and AIDS in-country strategy;
  • Develops and maintain good working relationships with other partners, governmental and non- governmental, within the five regions;
  • Provides monthly reports to the program leadership and supervisors;
  • Perform any other assignment or duties that may be required to support the general program
Requirements:
  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Degree in Nursing with Postgraduate training in Public Health and/or Counseling, psychology, social work or other HIV and AIDS related discipline.
  • Knowledge and skills in organizing health campaigns including HTC is desirable
  • At least ten years of progressive responsibilities in HIV program management and technical experience in clinic and community based settings, preferably in an outreach context;
  • At least five years of experience with HIV Testing programs;
  • Demonstrable experience in developing health education materials a plus;
  • Knowledge of the current developments and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention, globally and in Tanzania
  • Proven skills in analysis, communication, networking, advocacy and negotiation.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required.
  • Ability to use standard software computer applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.)
  • Good communication skills; ability to troubleshoot; ability to work independently and supervise others, must be diplomatic and culturally sensitive,
  • 50% travel required

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Position: Prevention and Linkage Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Prevention and Linkage Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Director Community Services
Location: Mbeya HQ
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The Prevention and Linkage Advisor will be responsible for overseeing implementation, coordination and management of prevention interventions and ensure improved community-facility levels linkage across all HJFMRI/MHRP supported programs. S/he will also be responsible for organizing and coordinating capacity building activities and provision of technical support related to prevention interventions and linkage activities to Outreach partners, Health facilities and regional/districts HJFMRI/MHRP staff and service providers to ensure high quality, timeliness, and efficiency of prevention intervention deliverables generated and achieved in the HJFMRI/MHRP supported regions at the organizational, facility and community levels. In close consultation with Director Community Services, the Prevention and Linkage Advisor will support designing, planning and implementation of HIV Prevention program intervention components and ensure adherence to PEPFAR, Ministry of Health Community Development Gender and Children (MoHCDGEC) and HJFMRI’s standards of HIV and AIDS Programming.


Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate the overall implementation and management of the facility and community based combination prevention interventions (behavioral, biomedical and structural)
2. Support the development of integrated, innovative combination prevention interventions strategies and systems for linkages to comprehensive HIV and AIDS services for key and vulnerable population, their sexual partners and biological children
3. Work with HJFMRI/MHRP Medical, Outreach teams and partners to design, plan, implement strategies and strengthen systems and mechanisms for community-facility level linkage of services/activities across all HJFMRI/MHRP supported programs to ensure comprehensive HIV and AIDS services for beneficiaries
4. Support outreach and medical partners on Implementation of the National and PEPFAR/HJFMRI program focus on Prevention interventions such as KVP, MEN Identification Initiative (MJ), Medical Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic, Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and VMMC.
5. Organize and coordinate provision of technical assistance (TA) in planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation of prevention and linkage activities undertaken by HJFMRI/MHRP
partners at both community and facility levels
6. Coordinate provision of technical assistance (TA) to Outreach Program Officers (OPOs), District Program Officers (DPOs), Strategic information officers (SIs), HJFMRI’s partners staff and service
providers to ensure high quality combination prevention, referral and linkage services are active, effective and well documented at both facility and community based services in HJFMRI/MHRP
supported regions
7. Ensure compliance and adherence of Ministry of Health Community Development Gender and Children (MoHCDGEC) HIV and AIDS policies, guidelines, Standards and Procedures
8. Develop and maintain good working relationships, networking and collaboration with R/CHMTs, other LGAs, non-governmental organizations, other implementing partners and key stakeholders in supporting implementation of prevention interventions within the Southern Highland Regions
9. Identify, document, consolidate and disseminate knowledge and information regarding best HIV prevention practices, lessons learned, and proven approaches both within and outside of HJFMRI
10. Collect and review prevention program reports from HJFMRI partners on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis and submit to relevant levels
11. Liaise with the M&E Department to ensure that Prevention program components are functional (e.g. clarity of indicators, quality of M&E data collection tools, data quality and reporting)
12. In collaboration with Medical and Outreach teams conduct supportive supervision coaching and mentorships to Outreach Program Officers, District Program Officers, District Strategic Information Officers and partners’ key staff to ensure high quality prevention service delivery and evidence based documentation of referral and linkages
13. Travel within the assigned Regions and districts within or outside the Sothern Highland Zone for the purpose of program management, coordination, supervision, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery
14. In consultation with Director Community Services, develop annual work plans and budgets; periodic forecast and reports for Prevention activities and ensure integration of program activities into the Outreach Department work plans
15. Perform any other duties assigned in the general support of the program.

Requirements:
  • Degree in Social or Behavioral Science (e.g. Public Health, Counseling, psychology, sociology, Social work, Nursing) or Advanced Diploma in health and/or postgraduate training in Public or Community Development or relevant Discipline;
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in managing HIV program, particularly community outreach programs including combination prevention in areas of Behavioral, Biomedical and Structural interventions in clinical and community based settings;
  • Experience in managing donor funded projects;
  • Experience working with NGOs, FBOs/CBOs at the community level;
  • Knowledge of the current developments, focus, targets and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS, globally and in Tanzania;
  • Good communication skills; diplomatic and culturally sensitive; ability to troubleshoot; ability to work independently and supervise others;
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision and able to mentor others;
  • Knowledge of proposal development, budgeting and reporting with excellent writing skills;
  • Demonstrable experience in developing health education and training materials a plus;
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint)

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Position: PMTCT & Pediatrics Technical Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of PMTCT & Pediatrics Technical Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Associate Director for Clinical Services
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The purpose of this position is to provide technical programmatic and clinical advice and direction in the implementation and scaling-up comprehensive Maternal and Child health services in HIV including Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in the Southern Highland zone.
The Pediatrics and PMTCT Advisor will be part of a team of experts whose areas of work will include: scaling up of PMTCT and pediatrics services including PITC, ART and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID). She/he will be a technical lead on the PMTCT and pediatric and will strategically provide directions to roll-out, implementation and monitoring of all interventions pertaining these programs. The Advisor will directly work with Adult and Pediatric Programs as well as community organizations to ensure linkage across the continuum of care.
The PMTCT & pediatrics Advisor will be based in Mbeya with frequent travel to Rukwa, Katavi, and Mbeya regions and with limited travels to Dar es Salaam. She/he will report to the Associate Director for Clinical services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical advice to the medical director, the program and HJFMRI regional teams, and RHMT/CHMTS on HIV Maternal and Child health services including PMTCT and EID if HIV in the Southern Highlands regions.
  • Coordinates the components of management of Pediatric HIV with in the program in the zone
  • Supervise and support a team of Regional Pediatric and PMTCT officers in effectively implementing of comprehensive HIV Maternal Child Health services at regional level.
  • Coordinates the planning, initiation and implementation of Early Infant Diagnosis program and integration of Early Infant Diagnosis with HIV Pediatric Care and Treatment program including PMTCT
  • Provide technical support to implementing partners in planning, budgeting and supervision for pediatric HIV and Care and PMTCT activities
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation and a broad range of agency-funded Pediatrics and PMTCT program activities , initiatives and studies required to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for aids Relief (PEPFAR) in the zone
  • To assist in program monitoring and evaluation in PMTCT and Pediatrics HIV care and treatment
  • With Regional Health Management teams (RHMT), Council Health Management Teams (CHMT) and Hospital Management Teams (HMT), design and implement innovative strategies for improving the quality of PMTCT and Pediatric HIV including EID services
  • Provide technical support in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of PMTCT and Pediatrics program.
  • Support HJFMRI regional teams to build capacity of Clinical and Community partners to deliver quality PMTCT and Pediatrics services in the Southern Highlands.
  • Conduct quarterly supportive supervision to build capacity of the HJFMRI staff, RHMT, CHMT, and facility based health-care workers for the delivery of quality PMTCT and Pediatric packages.
  • Ensure service guidelines and protocols, SOP, and Job Aids are available, properly and constantly used by the health care providers at the facility level
  • Provide technical support to ensure accurate PMTCT and Pediatrics program data are well captured, compiled and reported timely according to reporting schedules.
  • Monthly review program data, analyze, provide interpretation, acknowledge best practices and provide recommendations for service improvement.
  • Establish and maintain a strong relationship with Regional MOH and District Health entities, and Faith – based organizations responsible for implementing the national PMTCT and Pediatrics program.
  • Technically support the program in development of the program procedures, systems and referral mechanisms
  • Assist in the development of community linkages and support groups for HIV positive mothers and their families to ensure a network of quality care.
  • Develop strategies to strengthen Mother-Infant pair (HEI) follow up at least until weaning period, EID services and enrollment of HIV positive infants on ART.
  • Write regular program reports as required.
  • Undertakes periodic review of implementation and operation of monitoring and reporting mechanism (SAPR and APR); including preparation of best practices and lessons learned.
  • Participate in the Zonal RCH meetings to strengthen the integration of Pediatric HIV care and EID services in the zone and ensure services are linked with the National goals.
  • Effectively represent HJFMRI in National/USG HIV TWG and Forum as it relates to PMTCT services.
  • Perform any other related duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:
  • MD with Masters in Public Health (MPH) or similar degree and with a minimum of five years’ experience in providing technical support on PMTCT and Pediatrics services.
  • Experience with Pediatric HIV programming and/or RCH services
  • Experience working with PEPFAR funded programs.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and with ability to work effectively as a member of a team or independently
  • Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with multiple government agencies, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sector
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills including a demonstrated ability to write technical documents and give state-of-the-art presentations
  • Willingness to travel in Southern highlands up to 40% of the time
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English.

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Position: Associate Director, Community Services
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Director, Community Services
Job Description
Reports to: Chief of Party and Program Director
Location: Mbeya
Duration: One year, with option(s) to renew

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The Associate Director, Community Services will serve as the overall team leader for the Community Services team and primary contact person for Henry Jackson Medical Research International (HJFMRI) community services. S/he is responsible for the overall management of all the community based programming components supporting HIV related services under the HJFMRI/MHRP Southern Highlands HIV Program, Tanzania. Services include but not limited to Community Based HIV and AIDS Services (CBHS), Gender Based Violence (GBV), Community HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV prevention services, Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Determined-Resilient- Empowered- AIDS-Free- Mentored-and Safe (DREAMS) interventions and other related initiatives. The incumbent will be responsible for liaising with Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), President Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG), local and national organizations, including faith based organizations to facilitate the provision of quality services at the health facility level and in the community settings. The Director Community Services will build the capacity of local partner organizations and MHRP/HJFMRI staff to deliver high-quality services in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
S/he will also promote effective linkages across HJFMRI/MHRP program supported areas, and provide strategic and technical leadership to a diverse team of professional staff. In collaboration with other HJFMRI/MHRP program teams and partners, S/he will ensure that there are strong retention measures for those clients enrolled into the program, identification of all lost to follow up clients (LTFUs), sharing the LFTUs list with community and facility stakeholders, including CBHS teams and Expert Clients to facilitate tracking of LTFUs and bring them back to the program, those found alive; facilitate strategies for conducting effective adherence counseling in order to ensure strong retention of enrolled clients to the program.
S/he will lead interventions targeting key and vulnerable populations including but not limited to Adolescent and Young Adults (AYAs), at high risk men (Men how have sex with other men, long truck drivers, fishermen, miners, etc.), Female Sex workers, and People Who Use Drugs including Drug Injectors in order to control HIV and AIDS epidemic in HJFMRI Regions of Coverage (Mbeya, Songwe,Rukwa and Katavi Regions) With a special focus in HIV hotspots and in high volume facilities.
S/he will serve as the primary technical expert and contact person for HJFMRI/MHRP’s Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) for adolescent girls and young women (AGYWs) and GBV interventions in HJFMRI/MHRP areas of coverage. This will include provision of comprehensive services to GBV and ensuring HIV Testing services are offered and those found positive are physically connected to Care and Treatment Centers for Continuum of services. This will include coordination and liaising with Other DREAMS and GBV USG Tanzania IPs working in Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
S/he will work with the HJFMRI/MHRP program teams to initiate and design new initiatives focusing on identification, linkages and retention of HIV positive clients into care and treatment services so as to control the HIV epidemic and achieve Government and PEPFAR goals of AIDS free generation. The initiatives include but not limited to Men Identification and enrolment into care and treatment services (Men’s initiative – Mwanaume Jitambue), Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic, Scale UP implementation of Girl Roster and Vulnerability Index Tools, PrEP and HIV – Self testing, Attachment of Community Service providers in Health Facilities and HIV positive identification and linkages among key and vulnerable populations.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Access capabilities of local civil society organizations (community based, non-governmental and faith based) within the Southern Highlands, identifying those who will participate under the HJFMRI/MHRP Southern Highlands HIV Program either through direct funding and / or provision of technical assistance.
  • Work with in-country partners in designing, implementing and monitoring a strategic plan for the expansion of HIV community focused services in the Southern Highlands in line with the Tanzania Government bodies and Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and President Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) directives.
  • Coordinate service expansion and implementation with other aspects of the HJFMRI/MHRP Southern Highlands HIV Program as well as other USG and bilateral donors/partners active in the region, ensuring development of a comprehensive intervention program.
  • Lead the planning of program activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and PEPFAR and Government of Tanzania (GOT) guidelines.
  • Provide guidance and technical support to partners in developing work plans; track progress on work plans; provide recommendations on challenges that arise during implementation.
  • Use appropriate program management tools to plan, review and track progress on program implementation as well as on the utilization of program resources.
  • Facilitate the development of organizational partners and their staff through provision of resources and technical assistance.
  • Assist partners in capacity building by establishing structures, tools and mechanisms to improve services including enhanced data collection and physical accounting and analysis and application of findings towards program planning.
  • Travel within the Southern Highlands for the purpose of program management, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery.
  • Work with partners to ensure collection of quality data within relevant areas of funding and the reporting of the data for semi-annual and annual submissions.
  • Participate as a member of the HIV USG Tanzania Team providing technical expertise in the area of CBHS, GBV, DREAMS, OVC, Prevention and HIV testing services to ensure programs are in line with the USG HIV/AIDS in-country strategy.
  • Assist in-country partners, Senior Technical and the Executive Director of HJFMRI/MHRP Program Tanzania in submission of annual funding requests for the continued support of prevention, care and treatment activities.
  • Identify and solicit funding from other sources as needed.
  • Initiate and design new initiatives that focus on HIV epidemic control
  • Facilitate and lead the roll out of PrEP and HIV self-testing interventions
  • Facilitate and lead the roll out of Mwanaume Jitambue (MJ) Men’s initiative in Mbeya, Rukwa, Songwe and Katavi Regions
  • Oversee the attachment of Community service providers in high volume health facilities to facilitate linkage and enrolment of HIV positive clients into care and treatment services
  • Provide leadership in provision of MAT services
  • Provide collaborative assistance to other research sites that require the incumbent’s expertise.
  • Prepare funding documents and written reports.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with other partners, government and non- governmental organizations within the five regions.
  • Incumbent will be expected to travel frequently within Tanzania.
  • Position may require working evening and weekends; will include working with groups focusing on various aspects of HIV prevention and care and treatment; will require working with various
  • faith/church groups.
  • The incumbent will be required to lead Community Services team and encourage teamwork spirit
  • Provide technical assistance to other HJFMRI/MHRP programs including medical, lab and M&E as needed.
  • Provide on-going support through coaching and mentoring, supervision visits and mentoring to partner organizations and HJFMRI/MHRP staff in implementing activities;
  • Perform any other assignment or duties that may be required to support the general program.

Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health is a must;
  • Bachelor's degree in MD, Nursing, sociology, psychology, social work, or a related field;
  • At least eight (8) years of relevant Community Services experience related to one or more in the following areas: Community Based HIV and AIDS Services (CBHS), Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Services, HIV Testing and prevention services;
  • Experience in working with PEPFAR funded programs is must;
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in Community Based Programs for HIV prevention and supportive care;
  • Program management experience and training in international settings, in particular, within a developing country situation;
  • Ability to troubleshoot, work independently and supervise others;
  • Must be diplomatic and culturally sensitive, with excellent communication skills;
  • Effective communications skills and the ability to and enthusiasm for connecting with people from a variety of different backgrounds;
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and instructional skills;
  • A high level of integrity, professionalism, and a creative, responsive style with strong attention to detail and follow through, and the ability to work independently and as a team player;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

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HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: Associate Director; Clinical Services, Southern Highlands Program
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Director; Clinical Services, Southern Highlands Program
Reports to: The Chief of Party/Program Director, Southern Highlands Program 
Location: Mbeya, with 30-40% travel within Tanzania
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew.

General Overview:
Based at the HJFMRI-T Mbeya Headquarters, the Director Clinical Services will serve as the technical lead for facility-based HIV care, treatment, and prevention activities and interventions for the Southern Highlands program. The incumbent will be responsible for development of strategies and actionable plans for effective implementation of the best evidence-based practices aimed at identification of HIV infected individuals, enrolling them into clinical care for initiation, and retaining them on treatment. The position requires deep knowledge of HIV/AIDS medicine and related public health approaches of HIV epidemic management and control.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the main technical point of contact for all clinical interventions of the HJFMRI comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the southern highlands zone.
  • Work closely with MoHCDGEC, Regional and Local government authorities in health facilities in the Southern highlands, to direct HJFMRI medical staff in the implementation and management of all clinical aspects of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care, treatment, and support program for adults and children.
  • Plan, implement, and monitor HIV/AIDS services delivery interventions in accordance with USG-PEPFAR and URT MoHCDGEC-NACP guidelines, including PMTCT, pediatric HIV programs, TB/HIV,
  • VMMC & EIMC at each level of the region and district, in collaboration with Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital, and Regional and District Medical Offices in HJFMRI-supported regions of the Southern
  • Highlands.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with other partners, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and stakeholders in HIV/AIDS services delivery in Tanzania.
  • Oversee the provision of care to all HIV/AIDS-positive individuals in all supported regions in collaboration with RMOs in the four regions, including the creation of partner annual budgets and Scopes of Work.
  • Provide technical oversight including supervision and training to healthcare workers involved in HID/AIDS services delivery in the served regions in accordance with PEPFAR and the National AIDS Control Program (NACP) approved method of HIV/AIDS care.
  • Represent HJFMRI in partners and collaborators in technical consultative meetings in the area of HIV/AIDS care and treatment including participation in relevant national technical working groups.
  • Lead, supervise, and evaluate a team of clinical specialists in various technical areas of HIV/AIDS care, treatment, and prevention who provide technical assistance to service providers at facilities in the served regions.
  • Develop and implement strategies for generation, collection, analysis and reporting of technical information including service delivery performance summaries, financial and expenditure reports and any other relevant data in his/her area of work in accordance with USG-PEPFAR and NACP requirements.
  • Work in collaboration with other directors and technical leads to develop joint annual, quarterly and monthly plans and budgets for successful implementation of HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services in the served regions.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the quality of clinical services at facilities is of the required standards for HIV/AIDS care and treatment. And devise mechanisms to monitor and report on quality of clinical services.
  • Identify areas of improvement in clinical service delivery and design interventions for corrective actions.
  • Ensure HJFMRI-T work is performed with integrity and diligence
  • Perform any other relevant duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor
Requirements:
  • Medical Doctor with completed training and a minimum seven years’ experience in HIV/AIDS clinical care and treatment
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health is a must.
  • At least 8 years working experience in Program/ HIV implementation with PEPFAR programs in Africa at a senior technical level.
  • Demonstrable experience of successful leadership of similar or related program area in Africa.
  • High level of motivation, technical knowledge and creativity in various aspects of program management.
  • Ability to represent the organization at high-level meetings and present data to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Kiswahili.

HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Position: Facility HIV Testing Services (HTS) Advisor
Job Summary
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Facility HIV Testing Services (HTS) Advisor
Job Description
Reports to: Associate Director for Clinical Services
Location: Mbeya HQs
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview:
The HTS Advisor will serve as the primary technical expert and contact person for HJFMRI HIV testing services at clinical services/CTC facilities in the regions of Katavi, Rukwa, Songwe and Mbeya. S/he will facilitate the development, modification, and/or adaptation of appropriate HTS strategies, with the goal of improving clinical facility access to HIV testing services. The HTS Advisor is expected to collaborate across technical areas to strengthen the continuum of response from HIV Testing to Care. The incumbent will be responsible for liaising with Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), local and national organizations, including faith based organizations to facilitate the expansion of HIV Testing Services at the health facility level settings. The HTS Advisor will build the capacity of local partner organizations, health facilities and HJFMRI staff to deliver high-quality HIV Testing Services in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
The HTS Advisor will work closely with the Clinical and Community services partners to design strategies and coordinate all HIV Testing Services (HTS) at clinical facilities in the four served regions of the Southern Highlands (Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa and Katavi).

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership in the development of approaches and strategies at facilities for the establishment or strengthening of HIV Testing and Services (HTS) strategies and activities;
  • Work closely with other HJFMRI departments and partners to achieve the overall HTS goal of early identification of HIV+ clients and link them successfully to prevention, care, and treatment services
  • Liaise and consult regularly with the relevant authorities, partner organizations, facilities, community leaders and beneficiaries in relation to the planning, design and implementation of HJFMRI and partner HTS activities;
  • Develop integrated, innovative and gender sensitive interventions and health facilities for the provision of comprehensive HIV Testing Services of at high risk and key populations, adolescent girls and young women, youths in and out of school, and the general population;
  • Build the capacity of the partner organizations and government technical staff to deliver high-quality HIV Testing services;
  • Provide on-going support through coaching, supervision visits and mentoring to Clinical partners and facilities as well as HJFMRI staff in implementing HTS activities;
  • Document, consolidate and disseminate knowledge and information regarding best practices, lessons learned, and proven approaches both within and outside of HJFMRI;
  • Ensure quality implementation, achievement of results for activities within the HJFMRI program and within partner projects, and collaborate with other HJFMRI program departments to ensure effective teamwork;
  • Collaborate with partners to develop quality assurance and Improvement mechanisms and ensuresQA and QI are essential components of all HIV Testing Services conform to set requirement and standards;
  • Facilitate and provide overall leadership and sound advice at facilities, and improve post-test referrals for all clients to prevention, care, and treatment services;
  • Develop annual work plans, budgets and reports for HTS activities; and ensure integration of project activities into wider HJFMRI annual plans;
  • Extend technical support to local partners including health facilities in preparing and submitting timely monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports;
  • Travel within the Southern Highlands for the purpose of program management, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery;
  • Work with the SI Department to ensure that HTS program activities are well documented and reported;
  • Support Senior Management Team especially in identifying areas requiring policy influence and support implementation and development of long term plans
  • Participates in national forums as a member of the HJFMRI Team providing technical expertise in the area of HTS activities ensuring programs are in line with the USG HIV and AIDS in-country strategy;
  • Develops and maintain good working relationships with other partners, governmental and non- governmental, within the five regions;
  • Provides monthly reports to the program leadership and supervisors;
  • Perform any other assignment or duties that may be required to support the general program

Requirements:
  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Degree in Nursing with Postgraduate training in Public Health and/or Counseling, psychology, social work or other HIV and AIDS related discipline.
  • Knowledge and skills in organizing health campaigns including HTC is desirable
  • At least ten years of progressive responsibilities in HIV program management and technical experience in clinic and community based settings, preferably in an outreach context;
  • At least five years of experience with HIV Testing programs;
  • Demonstrable experience in developing health education materials a plus;
  • Knowledge of the current developments and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention, globally and in Tanzania
  • Proven skills in analysis, communication, networking, advocacy and negotiation.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required.
  • Ability to use standard software computer applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.)
  • Good communication skills; ability to troubleshoot; ability to work independently and supervise others, must be diplomatic and culturally sensitive,
  • 50% travel required

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HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 26th 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.


Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
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Job Description
Reports to: Accounting Manager
Location: Mbeya
Contract: One year, with option(s) to renew
General Overview
The purpose of this position is to ensure accuracy of entries; timelines of payments and financial reporting to the program are done without delay.
The position holder has to perform balance sheet reconciliations and provides advice and support to staff in the areas of financial management.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare documents by scrutinizing and verifying that all required attachments have been supplied before documents is channeled for approval, posting and payment process.
  • Posting entries into Quick Book on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all entries posted into QuickBooks are in compliance with International Financial reporting standard, GAAP and QuickBooks accounting and reporting manual.
  • Initiating payments into the banking system or writing bank checks, while ensuring segregation of duty is strictly for each paid document is strictly observed between posting and payments.
  • Ensuring payments and all other processes are in compliance with internal control policy and other policies.
  • Prepare and submit all documents posted and paid through the bank to the senior accountants on a daily basis for QB check application and for reconciliation purpose.
  • Maintain document workflow system and ensuring the document workflow template is fully updated with daily posting and payments made.
  • Ensure all payments are properly scanned and submitted to HQ.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies and errors as reported by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Enforcing internal policies to program staff, etc. Training SOP, Travel advance policy, Mpesa policy and other policies within the program.
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends, as directed by the Senior Accountant and/or Accounting Manager.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Preparation of the monthly payroll entry for review by Senior Accountant.
  • Prepares monthly closing schedules for review by Senior Accountant
  • Reconcile bank accounts and clears any discrepancies in the balances by researching and analyzing the account information.
  • Maintain and reconcile petty cash accounts on a monthly basis to be reviewed by the Senior Accountant
  • Managing time sheets and make follow-up. Where necessary scanned them to HQ.
  • Managing statutory deductions, NSSF, PPF, and PAYE Files in Monthly basis.
  • Work with other program staff to understand program activities and appreciate the existing linkage with finance
  • Take initiatives in understanding budget preparation, implementation and monitoring process and the overall financial management of the program
  • Working while observing the Professional Code of Conduct (PICCO). Professional behavior, Integrity, Competence, Confidentiality and Objectivity. General accountant is directly obligated to report any misconduct observed or heard that is against these codes to the immediate supervisor or to the appropriate reporting channel.
  • Undertake other assignments that you will be assigned by the senior accountant, accounting manager and senior finance director.

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Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting with 3 years experience in a high volume transaction accounting Department in large organization.
  • 2 years hands on experience with QuickBooks software.
  • CPA/ACCA is an added advantage
  • Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Time Management and Data Entry Management.
  • Knowledge of the full accounting cycle.
  • Highly proficient in Excel and Word applications
  • Highest level of deductive reasoning
  • Ability to problem-solve and take initiative to resolve issues
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally in English and Swahili
  • Exceptional follow-through skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
Application Procedures
Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the;
Human Resources and Administration
Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.
NOTE: To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is November 22nd 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.
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