Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is an indigenous NGO established under nongovernmental organization act No 24 of 2002 in 2011. THPS works in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Community Development Gender Elderly and Special Groups; Regional Administration and Local Governments (PORALG), Ministry of Health in Zanzibar and Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) with a goal of ensuring accessible high-quality health care and social welfare services to all Tanzanians; through strengthening of health and community systems.

THPS therefore is seeking competent, experienced, dynamic and qualified candidates to fill the positions listed below:

Position Title:                 Zonal Project Manager (1 position)

Reports to:                      Deputy COP/Technical Director

Position Location:            Songwe

Purpose and Scope of Job:

The Zonal Project Manager is responsible for provision of leadership, management and technical support in the overall implementation of the USAID Uhuru; Tuberculosis and Family Planning Integrated Facility Solutions Activity in zone B i.e. Songwe and Rukwa regions. Specifically, the Zonal Project Manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of TB and reproductive health program supported activities in collaboration with regional and district authorities. Creates good working relationships and accountability for improved performance across all key intervention program areas. The position involves at least 30% field travel.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Oversee the overall planning, initiation and implementation of TB prevention, early detection and linkage to treatment services as well as the integration of reproductive health services at supported health facilities (HFs) in the zone.

Liaise with the RHMT, CHMT, MOHCDGEC officials and other stakeholders in coordinating implementation of the program and compliance to the national guidelines and standards.

Ensure that all technical teams in the zone support program implementation by building good working relationships and enhancing capacity of R/CHMTs in program management and various technical domains for sustainability.

Work closely with the USAID Uhuru TB and FP Facility Solutions Activity central technical team in programmatic aspects of the supported TB and reproductive health services activities.

Supervise and oversee overall activities implemented by zone Program Officers and

other Staff in the supported regions.

Participate in THPS strategic planning sessions including planning with sub grantees in the region, development of Country Operational Plan (COP) activities and other planning related activities as will be deemed necessary.

Participate and represent THPS in National Program related activities e.g. Development of curricula/guidelines, SOPs.

Coordinate procurement of equipment and consumables for the sites in the zone.

Prepare budgets, work plans, monthly and quarterly reports and other technical documents.

Coordinate the training of relevant healthcare providers in line with the approved budgets

Assist in the program in Monitoring and Evaluation activities in the zone.

Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications. Experience & Skills Required

Doctor of Medicine(MD)degree

Master of Public Health or postgraduate degree in health disciplines is an added advantage

A minimum of five years’ experience at senior level TB and FP programming and implementation.

Experience in working with USAID supported programs.

Substantive knowledge of current best practices in TB, HIV and FP programs in Tanzania

Ability to build strong partnerships with relevant stakeholders at national, regional districts and Community levels

Excellent documentation skills including drafting of reports, presentations and best practices.

Ability to work under pressure and timely meet deadlines

Ability to plan, implement independently or in a team

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum to [email protected] by August 16, 2023 with a subject line of ‘Position’

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates at this stage.

THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.