Job: Health Policy Advisor to assist CDC Tanzania

RTI is seeking a Health Policy Advisor to assist CDC Tanzania with the management of policy and communication issues, with an emphasis on maximizing the impact of both financial and technical resources participate in three major domains of work within CDC Tanzania: policy coordination, and program management and provide technical assistance and guidance to the USG health team on key health policy issues, including strategic direction for public health programming, sustainability, country ownership, and governance, as well as issues involving internal documentation and external outreach. 

Provide expert analysis of critical health policy issues for CDC and USG and guide the design of policy alternatives to address these challenges. 

Candidates MUST have: 
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, or Public Administration. 
  • 5+ years of experience with public health program implementation and/or research with international experience in global health, particularly with PEPFAR. 
  •  5+ years of experience in health policy, including education and training for health care workers, health systems financing, and health system governance. 
  • 5+ years of experience in public health systems and programs at the facility, district and national levels, an understanding of governmental efforts to decentralize and integrate health services in Tanzania. 
  • 5+years of experience in developing strategies to build human and institutional capacity of host country counterparts and systems, as well as analytical methods to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of capacity building activities. 
  • 3+ years of experience using Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software; experience with GIS and/or statistical software. 
  • 5+ years of experience working with US Government funding mechanisms and fiduciary requirements of partners and CDC program managers. 
Tanzanian Nationals encouraged to apply. 

Qualified candidates please apply to [email protected] with “Health Policy Advisor” in the subject line.