Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS)

Reports to : Executive Director
Location : Central Office with field travel up to 50% of the time

  • MD with at least 5 years of experience in delivering HIV care and treatment services
  • Post Graduate training in internal Medicine/ Pediatrics/ OBGYN/Microbiology
  • 5+ years of experience in development and management of international HIV/AIDS programs, with extensive HIV/AIDS program experience strongly preferred
  • Background and experience in the logistics and implementation of large-scale HIV/AIDS training programs.
  • Extensive experience in HIV care and treatment and HIV/AIDS program management
  • Ability to supervise clinical and laboratory staff, develops projects/ activities, set realistic priorities work plans and timelines and evaluate appropriately
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills in Swahili and English
  • Must be capable of independently developing and implementing the duties described above.
Direct report : Chief Operations Officer
Functional reportees: Sub-Grant Officers

Knowledge and skills required
  • Knowledge of donor funded project preferably USG financial policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control
  • Skills in analyzing financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Knowledge in human resource management is a must
  • Strong analytical skills in applying accounting principles and ensure that best practices are observed
  • Ability to lead teams of multidisciplinary
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
Location : Dar es Salaam
Direct Report : Senior Clinical Advisor

Essential Qualifications
  • Diploma or Advanced Diplomain Nursing/ Medicine
  • Certificate in National ART training and/or PMTCT care spectrum counseling
  • Work experience in HIV and IADS care and treatment/PMTCT settings
  • Work experience/training in the National VCT/PITC counseling is an added advantage
  • Work experience with community -based PLHIV post-test group is an added advantage
  • Familiarity with district-level health care systems in Tanzania is highly desired
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Reports to : Director of Programs
Location : Central Office Dar es Salaam with 50% travel to the sites

Preferred Qualification and Skills
  • Bachelor Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, international health or related discipline. A background in a medical-related field is an advantage
  • Advance Degree in epidemiology,biostatistics, public health or related discipline will be an added advantage
  • Four or more years of experience in the design, implementation and management of health monitoring and evaluation systems. HIV/AIDS epidemiological experience preferred. Experience with primary collection of clinical data, design of forms and data collection instruments and data analysis is an advantage
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Access and Excel and one or more of the following statistical analysis packages (SAS, SPSS, STATA)
  • Excellent communications skills in English and Swahil
  • Leadership skills, team building and good interpersonal skills

How to apply:-
Interested applicants should send their application letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum through e-mail with a subject line of the position you are applying for e.g:-
Technical Director to HR@thps.or.tz.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

The application Deadline is on 27th July, 2012.


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