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:                          District Manager (4 Positions)

Reports to:                      Regional Program Manager

Location:                         Tanga

Purpose and Scope of Job:

To provide THPS technical and managerial leadership on supporting the R/CHMT and HMTs in the implementation of TB/HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support at the facility and community level in the district cluster. Specifically, responsible for the planning and coordination of TB/HIV prevention and care and treatment activities at THPS-supported sites at the facility and community level in the district clusters ensuring excellent program performance and working relationships with district authorities.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the overall planning, initiation, and implementation of quality Care and Treatment, PMTCT/EID, APSR, PSG, TB/HIV, HTS, GBV and VAC, Cervical Cancer screening, Palliative care, MAT, NCD, AHD, COVID-19, Lab and Pharmacy services including integrated Ql initiatives at THPS supported sites in the district
  • Ensure all components of the project are implemented in accordance with project objectives and expected outcomes
  • Lead, supervise, and coordinate THPS district technical team and ensure each technical area is implemented at all levels and complied with THPS policies
  • Provide the technical leadership to the supported program in the respective districts, in close collaboration with, Regional Manager. Technical Advisors, and other senior management officials
  • Ensure that THPS technical team in the districts support program implementation by building capacity for CHMTs in program management and various technical domains for program sustainability
  • Work closely with the THPS Regional team and Central Technical Team in programmatic aspects of TB/HIV/AIDS implementation programs.
  • Participate in THPS strategic planning sessions with district sub-grantees, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, capacity building and timely reporting program activities with councils.
  • Review sub-grantee technical reports before submission to the Regional Clinical Coordinator.
  • Participate in CHMTs planning (CCHP), implementation, monitoring, evaluation, negotiations, capacity building and reporting program activities with Council
  • Provide direct technical assistance to healthcare facilities supported by THPS such as startup activities, training staff on HIV/AIDS management, clinical mentoring (including CME), patient flow analysis, improvement of adherence, and data-driven program.
  • Ensure and maintain good work relationships and communication with CHMT, the health facility in charge and other health facilities staff in the district
  • Ensure that THPS-supported clinical care activities at all service delivery points conform to the National guideline in sites supported in the district
  • In collaboration with the Regional team and Technical advisors coordinate HIV/AIDS-related trainings, CMES and mentorship session activities for health workers in a continuum of care.
  • In collaboration with the regional team coordinate quarterly joint R/CHMT supportive supervision to be held in the district.
  • Work with APSR field officers, Community field officers, APSR and Prevention Technical advisors to strengthen linkage and retention of ART services and community HIV/AIDS services through collaboration internally and also with other key stakeholders in the region.
  • Ensure programmatic donor’s key result priority areas are well implemented, clearly communicated to CHMT, the THPS-supported staff and achievement is on an increasing trend.
  • Assist the THPS program Regional manager on the programmatic and financial management of all THPS sub-granted HIV/AIDS activities to CHMT in the district
  • Provide technical assistance, facilitate, and monitor the development and implementation of TB-HIV integration activities at the district and site levels.
  • Ensure all THPS-supported staff in the district effectively contribute to THPS project goals achievement and are a catalyst to performance in their respective health facilities.
  • Collaborate with the district monitoring and evaluation team to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of program interventions
  • Coordinate development and presentation of best practices during planned THPS meetings and wherever relevant.
  • Coordinate all planned and emerging meetings with CHMTs and Health facility staff in the district.
  • Lead the team to timely prepare the weekly and monthly district reports.
  • Coordinate and finance HCPs in all planned and approved interventions with a high level of accountability and efficiency to realize THPS meets its planned objectives.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications. Experience and Skills Required:

  • Medical Doctor(or equivalent)from a recognized University. Postgraduate training will be an added advantage.
  • At least four years of experience in donor-funded HIV program implementation managing Clusters/districts
  • Familiarity with national, regional and district-level health care programs in Tanzania.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English and Swahili with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills especially on Ms Word, power point and excel.


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.