Johns Hopkins University
Center for Communication Programs (TZ) Limited
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Working Title: Regional Manager
Seeking candidates for the position of Regional Manager for the Tanzania Vector Control Activity (TVCA), a USAID/President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)-funded project for implementing proven, evidence-based vector control approaches in Tanzania to reduce the burden of malaria, managed by Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP).
The successful candidate will be based in Dar es Salaam with frequent travels within Tanzania and responsible for providing support to the entire project team functional units. The core job for this position is to oversee implementation of project activities by providing assistance to the ITNs Distribution and Commercial Manager on a number of issues and support direct implementation of program in the field in collaboration with Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, National Malaria Control Program as well as Presidents Office-Regional Administration and Local Government, the Medical Services Department (MSD) and other stakeholders/projects.
Specific duties include:
Assist the ITNs Distribution and Commercial Manager to develop update, approve, implement, and monitor performance against set strategic and yearly plans.
Assist in developing and updating the activity timelines for the project, particularly all activities occurring in the zones and regions
Initiate and assist with the planning process of all administrative and financial requirements for a successful implementation of an activity related to distribution of ITNs through ANC/EPI services and schools as well as private sector.
Liaise with Government Staff from PO-RAG and MoHCDGEC to plan, implement, and monitor activity related to distribution of ITNs through ANC/EPI services and schools.
Plan, coordinate, and execute activities associated with implementation of ITNs distribution.
Assist government officers in monitoring of ITNs at the health facility level.
Facilitating training sessions at the national and regional level.
Attend and present progress of field activities in collaboration with National Malaria Control Program/PO-RAG staff in ITN review meetings.
Support M&E unit to ensure accuracy of data collected from the field and appropriate input of data into designated systems for effective program implementation and monitoring.
Present qualitative and quantitative M&E results to relevant stakeholders on a regular basis to improve ITN management at all levels.
Conduct other duties as assigned.
A degree in health or social sciences or a related advance degree.
Proven experience in managing public health programs or projects.
Ability to work independently and interact with multiple partners.
Ability to work with a team to develop strategies and manage implementation of projects.
Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills with the professional networks.
Diplomatic and negotiation skills for collaborating and coordinating with a range of stakeholders.
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint, and other standard software.
A masters degree in pharmacy or health informatics.
Previous experience working with USAID-funded projects and familiarity with USAID policies and reporting procedures.
Experience in malaria programming, specifically ITN programming.
Experience in logistics/supply chain and public health commodities management.
Extensive experience in setting up sound and rigorous systems and procedures for effective management, and strong training and/or education skills.
Experience with supply-chain management and logistics.
Experience with systems for accountability and mitigation of fraud.
Solid understanding of current MSD and MoHCDGEC/NMCP supply chain systems and monitoring information systems.
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Deadline for receiving applications is 03 September, 2020 at 11:59 pm GMT +3.