Columbia University's ICAP Global health Action in Tanzania, works in partnership with the Ministries of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in the mainland and Zanzibar. ICAP Tanzania provides quality comprehensive family focused HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at 127 health facilities. The facilities involve include regional and district hospitals, health centers and dinspensaries in Kagera, Kigoma, Pwani and Zanzibar. This program is part of a broader US Government HIV/AIDS initiative in Tanzania and receives funding from Centers for Disease Control Tanzania (CDC). PEPFAR and the support of the American People. A key aspect of the program is to build the capacity of MOHSW, at the national and sub-national levels, and indigenous CBO/NGOs to manage HIV programs including financial, administrative, program management and technical advisory skills. The program has employed competent dynamic individuals with programmatic understanding, clinical background as well as public health management knowledge in implementing  the program objectives. The program is currently seeking to recruit professional and competent Tanzanian candidates to fill the following vacant positions in Central Office.

Position : PMTCT Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Reports to : Director of Monitoring and Evaluation
Location : Central Office with field travel to sites up to 60% of the time

- Must hold a Degree in epidemiology, or bio statistics, or public health or international health, or in any other related discipline. Background in medical-related is desirable,
- Post graduate qualifications in any of the above fields is an additional advantage
- Two (2) or more working years experience in the design, implementation and management monitoring and evaluation of health systems particularly HIV/AIDS
- Experience with primary collection of clinical data, design of forms and data collection instruments, and data analysis for PMTCT/EID programs
- Strong data management, analysis skills and extremely detail oriented with experience in using Microsoft Access and Excel. Experience with SAS, SPSS, STATA an advantage 
- Ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills
- Fluent in English and Swahili with good verbal and written communication skills
- Must be a Tanzania Resident

Applicants should send their application letter and CV with a subject line PMTCT M & E Officer to icap-tz-hr@columbia.edu. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

Deadline of Application is 15th December, 2012

Source : DailyNews 03/12/2012


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