Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 28 Dec 2016
Program Management Consultant (TB/HIV)
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Program Management Consultant (TB/HIV) is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and will be working closely with the Chief of Party in the areas of technical support, assistance and oversight of the HIV/AIDS and TB grant from the Global Fund. This grant, which aims at scaling up HIV and TB interventions in Tanzanian Mainland, has an overall budget of roughly $13million over two years. S/he serves as the technical lead for the program implementation in 14 regions through four implementing partners.
Contract Duration: 2 months
Location: Dar es Salam, Tanzania
Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum of 10 years of appropriate technical experience in a TB/HIV Programs in an international context, with at least 5 years' experience at the senior management level
- Previous Experience working as a Senior manager in a Global Fund Program is a distinct advantage
- Demonstrated experience working on complex, multi-partner projects in an international setting
- Demonstrated experience in providing technical support to health sector programs in international settings
- Understanding of the National TB and HIV Control Programs is an added advantage
- Ability to think creatively to solve problems and find effective and efficient ways to accomplish goals
- Ability to make decisions, work under pressure on a number of competing tasks and meet deadlines
- Ability to work successfully in a complex political environment and on sensitive issues
- Computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Ability to speak Kiswahili is an added advantage
- A Medical Degree or equivalent health care qualifications plus a Master's degree in public health or related field
- Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal with experience in cross-cultural settings
- Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
- Experience interfacing with senior government health staff in an international setting, as well as UN agencies and international/local organizations
- Willingness to extensive travel to implementation sites for technical monitoring and supervision visits
- Excellent people management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working
- At least five years of technical management of health or HIV programs experience at Senior Management Levels
- Ability to travel locally.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principles.
- Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy
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