Job: Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Surveillance-Tanzania

Project Overview and Role

Palladium is bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will work closely with the COP, Technical Lead for Vector Control and other project staff. Under the supervision of the COP, the Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will be responsible for program management oversight, timely implementation of malaria surveillance and response system, routine health information system strengthening and associated capacity building and operational research activities in close collaboration with stakeholders and partners.

Requirements
  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public health, including at least 5 years of malaria surveillance experience
  • Ability to use advanced database and statistical analysis software (SAS, STATA, Epi Info, SPSS, etc.)
  • Direct experience with malaria disease surveillance, programmatic surveillance and transmission surveillance
  • Direct experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventions
  • Direct experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS, preferably in Tanzania
  • Ability to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders and operational and budget management experience
  • Direct experience leading technical teams is highly desired
  • Advanced skills in M&E and experience designing monitoring and evaluation plans, designing, implementing and supervising data collection activities also desired
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced above
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
Applications Close Date 31 Aug 2018