Job Opportunity at EGPAF Tanzania, Technical Officer - TB Services

Job Opportunity at EGPAF Tanzania, Technical Officer - TB Services

Technical Officer - TB Services

Location Tanzania - Arusha

Employment Duration 

Full time

"Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments."

-Elizabeth Glaser

The Technical Officer TB services (TO-TB) is a highly committed, self-motivated, and result-oriented individual. S/he will coordinate and supervise the implementation of TB and TB/HIV services within the region, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional level technical assistance, mentorship, and supervision of the supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting the implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils and facilities. S/he will be part of the Regional Acceleration Strategy team and will ensure effective collaboration with various technical officers while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The TO-TB will lead on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions. The TO-TB will report to the Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS, with a dotted reporting line for technical oversight to the Senior Technical Advisor TB Services.

Position Details

Job title: Technical Officer – TB Services

Primary manager: Senior Strategic Results Manager

Job Grade: 5

Location: Arusha.

Job Summary

The Technical Officer TB services (TO-TB) is a highly committed, self-motivated and result oriented individual. S/he will coordinate and supervise implementation of TB and TB/HIV services within the region, towards effective and sustainable implementation. S/he will provide regional level technical assistance, mentorship and supervision of the supported TB and TB collaborative activities, including designing and supporting implementation of innovative approaches to ensure high quality and integrated TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities across the supported councils and facilities. S/he will be part of the Regional Acceleration Strategy team and will ensure an effective collaboration with various technical officers, while providing guidance and technical assistance to RTLCs and DTLCs in line with the government of Tanzania (NTLP) guidelines. The TO-TB will lead on documentation and sharing of best practices in TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective regions. The TO-TB will report to the Senior Strategic Results Manager – RAS, with a dotted reporting line for technical oversight to the Senior Technical Advisor TB Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leading and coordinating TB and TB/HIV collaborative activities in the region and councils including planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation, and reporting

Build capacity of HCPs to improve TB case finding including TB screening, linkage to diagnosis and treatment

Support councils to strengthen hub-and-spokes model for TB diagnostics, supporting utilization of GeneXpert and LED microscopy

Support facilities to establish client-centered service delivery models, including community contact tracing

Support facilities to enhance pediatric TB case finding and treatment.

Support provision of quality TB screening and TB Preventive Treatment (TPT) services

Supporting councils to implement quality MDR -TB services

Required Qualifications

Degree or advanced diploma in medicine, nursing, or related field with relevant national registration

A Master’s degree in public health or a related field is an added advantage

Experience of working with regional and council health management teams (RHMTs &CHMTs)

At least 2 years of experience working in public health programs/ services

At least 3 years of experience in implementation and management of TB and TB/HIV services

Ability to write reports, best practices, and lessons learned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent command of English and Swahili languages in written and oral communication.

Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and the internet

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

HOW TO APPLY

EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF. Interested candidates should submit their applications via the below links, Physical or Postal Applications will not be accepted.

Submissions to be sent to the below Link:

Closing Date: 5th June 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE

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