Employment Vacancies at ICAP Tanzania

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Human Resources for Health (HRH) Lead


Position Summary:
The Human Resources for Health (HRH) Lead will provide strategic leadership, guidance, and expertise for technical support for all HRH-related activities for ICAP’s proposed CDC-funded project Technical Assistance to Government of Tanzania (GOT) and Public Health Institutions (PHIs) toward Sustained Health Systems Strengthening in Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and PEPFAR (CDC-RFA-GH20-2063). The HRH Lead will provide support for the acceleration of evidence-based HIV prevention and treatment program implementation, including capacity building and training activities.

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The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding
Major Accountabilities:
  • Oversee the design and planning of capacity-building technical support projects, including development and deployment of needs assessments from key stakeholders, implementation and improvement of ongoing capacity building, training and mentorship programs, and the development and implementation of evidence-based capacity building and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Manages activities aimed to increase the equitable distribution of healthcare workers (HCW) for the provision of quality HIV services.
  • Leads technical assistance activities to sustain a robust HR workforce, planning according to quality data to improve HIV and other health outcomes.
  • Supports activities aimed to increase the availability of high-quality data to inform decision making on HR planning, policies, and implementation processes.
  • Provides insight and expert technical support to improve recruitment, allocation, redistribution, and retention of HCW.
  • Ensures increased in-country capacity of health systems to provide patient-centered care and improved health outcomes.
  • Oversees the implementation of capacity-building projects, including developing work plans and project activities, and captures and disseminated lessons learned.
  • Identifies appropriate project outcomes, develops data collection systems for monitoring HRH and measuring project performance, and contributes to the development of format evaluations of capacity-building project impact.
  • Liaises with technical experts, project partners, and technical and project implementation staff to develop capacity building resources and work plans.
  • Ensures and supports the creation of resource materials and curricula, including training tools, handouts, exercises, and participant manuals reflecting current standards in HRH.
  • Engages with local stakeholders to ensure the appropriateness of project activities.
  • Identifies optimal and cost-effective platforms for the multi-site, region and multi-country training, including web-based, e-learning and other remote learning opportunities.
  • Supports the creation of communities of practice to promote sustainability.
Education:
  • An advanced degree in public health, human resources, education, or related field.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of ten years of experience in public health, preferably HIV program implementation, instructional design, training, and mentorship design and implementation, or human resources.
  • Extensive experience performing HR need assessments, developing and reviewing various HRH strategic plans, involvement in the design and implementation of task sharing policy, facilitation of training in capacity building of health care professionals, including MOH staff, designing and implementing retention plans, e
  • Experience with governmental recruitment and deployment processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various HRH tools.
  • Experience working with country ministries of health, ministries of education, health workforce councils and associations, and other local stakeholders in the implementation of capacity building programs for HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Extensive experience developing training curricula and materials for use in low-resource settings.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency.
Closing date: 31 Mar 2020
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Health Information Systems (HIS) Lead 
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.


Major Accountabilities:


  • Ensures the effective implementation and coordination of project activities and monitors progress toward the achievement of project goals and objectives.
  • Oversees the development of innovative approaches to strengthening HIS (e.g., aggregate, electronic medical record, laboratory, and human resource information systems) including:
  • Design and implementation of context-specific needs assessments
  • Development and execution of roadmaps for new and existing HIS to support data collection, management, visualization, and use
  • Provision of technical assistance to improve HIS policy, governance, and infrastructure
  • Development of strategies to increase informatics workforce capacity
  • Establishment of data security and confidentiality standards
  • Leads the design of interventions while ensuring the quality and maximum sustainability of all initiatives through effective training and capacity building programs for local stakeholders who will use HIS to improve service delivery and data for evidence-based decision making.
  • Supports detailed system analyses of site-level clinical services for current and future state and use of systems analysis products to support patient-centered services.
  • Manages an independent evaluation of different technical solution alternatives to address future state requirements.
  • Oversees technical assistance activities and training to the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Public Health Institutions (PHI) HIS-related work.
  • Supports HIS-related continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts.
  • Informs policy development to support strengthening HIS.
  • Supports activities, outputs, and outcomes related to project management and administration.
  • Supports the use of data to track program quality, program outcomes, and through targeted evaluations, assess the programmatic impact on project goals, in partnership with the Strategic Information (SI) Unit.
  • Troubleshoots to prevent and resolve potential problems, reviews outputs for quality control.

Education:

An advanced degree in computer science, health informatics, data analytics, public health, or related discipline.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the design, implementation, and management of HIV or related public health programs, including experience in overseeing health information system projects.
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior-level experience with systems analysis, health enterprise architecture, expertise with client-level data systems, data security and protection of personal identifying information, and HIS Team Lead.
  • Demonstrated experience with HIS development, including developing tools that incorporate various analytic visualization methodologies such as trend charts and maps.
  • Demonstrated experience working with large, health-related datasets.
  • Demonstrated experience presenting data in a variety of tabular and visual formats.
  • Exhibit a high level of diplomacy while working with government partners at the national or regional levels in resource-constrained settings.
  • Strong familiarity and command of USG regulations and compliance.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency
Closing date: 14 Mar 2020

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Position: Bio-behavioral Survey Coordinator
Job no: 492690
Work type: Regular Full-Time 
Location: Tanzania - Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks Bio-behavioral Coordinator to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The Bio-behavioral Survey (BBS) Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and technical oversight of bio-behavioral surveys (BBS) among key population (KP) under the CDC – funded project Comprehensive Community-Based HIV prevention, Linkage, and Retention Services for Key Populations – NU2GGH001941. The BSS Coordinator will work closely with the ICAP Tanzania Leadership tea, including the Country Director and Director of Prevention Services to coordinate all aspects of the BSS. Key responsibilities include stakeholder engagement, leading the development of the protocol, implantation of the bio-behavioral surveys among KP, coordinating data analysis and dissemination and communicating with the CDC and ICAP in New York.
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The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.


Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status."
Applications close: 25 Feb 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Logistics and Procurement Sub Unit Manager

Job no: 492586
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Finance/Administration
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks Logistic and Procurement Sub Unit Manager to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The Logistics & Procurement Sub Unit Manager will have an overall responsibility of managing Procurement/Logistics, Grants and Contracts departments; and will work closely with Senior Management Team, Finance, Program and Other operational Teams. She/he will also specifically work with other external and internal stakeholders such as Sector Specialists/Advisors, Project Managers and area coordinators at their respective field offices. In consultation with the Sub-grants Officers, she/he will ensure implementation of sub grants policy and sub-contracting procedure of ICAP and donors Rules & Regulations at all levels in their respective regional Subs and Service agreements. This role also encompasses distribution management within logistics, including transportation, warehousing, and monitoring the flow of goods and supplies to the Eight (8) regions where ICAP Tanzania work.
To view the detailed position description, please click on the following link  Logistics and Procurement Sub Unit Manager.pdf
This position is contingent upon availability of funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: E. Africa Standard Time
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Technical Officer Key and Vulnerable Population (KVP)
Job no: 492710
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
CAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks Technical Officer – Key and Vulnerable Population (KVP) to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The incumbent will be responsible to provide technical assistance to the community-based HIV testing and counselling (CBHTC) portfolio of the FIKIA project in all regions (Mwanza, Kagera, Geita, Simiyu, Dar es Salaam, Pwani, Kigoma and Mara). S/he will work closely with the Technical Advisor – KVP in Dar es Salaam to create innovative strategies to ensure achievement of UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals in the HIV cascade for targeted populations.
Please find the full job description here.  Technical Officer Key and Vulnerable Population (KVP).pdf
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.”
Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: E. Africa Standard Time
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Program Coordinator - Faith-Based Community Initiatives


Job no: 492318
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks a Project Coordinator – Faith-Based Community Initiatives to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The incumbent will be responsible to provide technical assistance and supportive supervision on Faith Community Initiatives to Technical Officers, Field Officers and regional teams working in Geita and Mwanza where activities will be implemented. S/he will work with the Director of Preventive Services to design, implement, and monitor programs and oversee the programmatic roll-out of FCI for ICAP in line with PEPFAR guidance. S/he will also monitor the implementation of FCI activities by Faith Based Organization under service agreements.
The incumbent must possess a bachelor degree in Religious, Social or Community Development studies and minimum of 4 years’ experience working with Faith-based organizations and donor funded programs. A Master’s degree in public health or a degree in a medical field will be an added advantage. S/he must have experience working with faith leaders and managing teams of more than 10 staff with strong commitment to PEPFAR/CDC mission; deep understanding of the needs of faith communities and the Tanzania religious climate. Must have excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in both English and Kiswahili.
To view the detailed position description, please click on the following link  Program Coordinator – Faith-Based Community Initiatives.pdf
The position is contingent upon availability of funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: E. Africa Standard Time
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