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Project Manager

Application deadline 17. Aug
Ad ID
1129623
Posted at
Thursday, 10:38
Details
Application deadline
2018-08-17
Business / Employer name
Anonymous
Company Industry
NGO
Job Level
Senior level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Masters
Years of Experience
5 years
Location
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Description

Project Manager for the IMPAACT4TB Project

Position in the organization

The project manager will report directly to the Country Director, and will maintain close communication and coordination to the central offic project coordinator.

Duties and responsibilities

The IMPAACT4TB project manager will:

  • In close coordination with the NTP, lead the development of country operational plans to introduce and scale-up delivery of 3HP;
  • Contribute technical assistance to develop or adapt country specific implementation procedures (SOPs), job aides, educational materials and monitoring and recording tools for TB preventive therapy to include 3HP;
  • In close coordination with the NTP and other stakeholders, support update of national guidelines and supporting materials, as needed;
  • In close coordination with the NTP, provide training on new guideline, recording and reporting forms and educational materials;
  • Support the introduction of quality improvement programs using designated approaches to continuously improve delivery of 3HP to PLHIV and child contacts;
  • Lead the collection and compilation of information for a landscape assessment at national level and subnational/site level—related to LTBI, preventive TB treatment guidelines and practices for PLHIV and child contacts;
  • Support the collection of data related to the local supply chain for TB drugs;
  • Based on landscape assessment, provide input in the selection of sentinel project sites;
  • Support strengthening of routine M&E for contact investigations and TB preventive therapy, including treatment outcomes and pharmacovigilance to better monitor implementation and evaluate the delivery of 3HP;
  • Coordinate with a country M&E project officer to gather and report information systematically;
  • Provide supervision and guidance to subnational level project staff and travel to subnational project sites
  • Produce monthly (an/or quarterly reports) reports for HQ to determine progress;
  • Participate in regular Skype call with HQ staff and other partners to coordinate implementation;
  • Participate in international meetings to report on the progress and outcomes of the project; and to plan and strategize activities;
  • Contribute to other project activities as requested by the Country Director and HQ overall project coordinator.

Who are we looking for?

Education

  • Medical Doctor with a masters’ degree in public health, epidemiology or other relevant additional education.

Knowledge/Experience

  • In depth knowledge of TB and LTBI from a clinical and programmatic perspectives, and based in local NTP and WHO policies;
  • Demonstrated experience (at least 5 years) working in TB program/projects and interventions;
  • Demonstrated experience in TB project management funded by international organizations;
  • Experience supervising local staff;
  • Substantial experience in developing implementation/operational plans;
  • Substantial experience in developing progress reports.

Behavioral competencies and skills

  • Good interpersonal skills with experience in networking with partners at all levels (ministry, donors, private sector, NGOs and local community based organizations);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and one other relevant language;
  • Country national preferable, conversant in the local language;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Ability to cope with a demanding work environment and to organize and prioritize workload;
  • Ability to work in a national and international team.

What does the organization offer?

  • A fixed-term contract for a year with a possibility for extension;
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where a pro-active mentality is appreciated;
  • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
  • The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
  • The organization has its own Employment Conditions Scheme;
  • Full-time employment consists of 40 hours per week.

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