Monday, 28 April 2014

Malaria Program Manager Careers at Clinton Health Access Initiative in Tanzania

Job Title: Malaria Program Manager

Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 15th May 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manage and lead the execution of all components of the program, and ensure deliverables are met on time
• Manage and coach program staff
• Liaise closely with technical partners in government to monitor and evaluate interventions against objectives and targets
• Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors and NGOs, and ensure maximum coordination of resources and effort
• Take the lead in the preparation and monitoring of the budget and other finance related activities
• Help identify new opportunities and good practice both externally and from within
• Perform other tasks as necessary

Specific activities include, but are not limited to:

• Support the NMCP to implement its current Global Fund grant and write a new grant proposal under the New Funding Model
• Become familiar with the research methodology, intervention plan, and successes/challenges of the Operational Research (OR) project on mRDTs in informal drug outlets
• Disseminate results from the OR project and advocate for data-driven policy formulation
• Work with private sector distributors to ensure availability and increase the uptake of mRDTs
• Promote the use of mRDTs in the private sector by increasing provider and patient awarenes, such as through marketing activities, training sessions, or other new initiatives
• Evaluate the effectiveness of the nationwide program to scale-up mRDTs (e.g. organize surveys or analyze data from partners' surveys)

Qualifications:

• Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent communications skills—both written and oral—and the ability to manage within sensitive political contexts
• Strong management skills, including supervision of others as well as upward-communication to senior team members
• Good understanding of operational research, including basic statistical evaluation methods
• Ability to think strategically and plan several steps ahead to achieve long-term objectives
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
• Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
• Ability to work within limited budgets and human resources
• Strong work ethic and flexibility
• Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations
• Ability to develop strong relationships with wide range of people – within CHAI, in the Ministry, and externally
• Fluency in English

Experience:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent plus 3-4 years work experience; Advanced Degree in a relevant field (MBA, MPH, MPP) and/or additional years of work experience valuable

How to Apply:

All applications should be done at the following web link:

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