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Technical Director, Tanzania
Tanzania, United Republic of | req11180
Technical Director, Tanzania

Company Overview:

 

Palladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.

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Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Background:
Palladium is currently seeking a Technical Director to support the implementation of the Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award which is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Data.FI partners with PEPFAR programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS) and conduct in-depth analysis of epidemiologic and program data to inform management responses to gaps in programming and sustain impact by supporting local partner transition.

Purpose of Position:
In Tanzania, Data.FI will support the government (PORALG) and USAID to strengthen and expand the application of the quality improvement initiative known as the Makole Model, a change management approach to improve productivity and the quality of services delivered at health facilities. The Technical Director will support implementation and expand the scope of the Makole Model, successfully implemented to date at the health facility level, through the development of Situation Rooms at the district and national levels. The Technical Director will work closely with a Technical Advisory Group (TAG), composed of experts from USAID, PORALG and UNICEF, to leverage data from routine health information systems and existing quality improvement and quality assurance platforms to improve productivity, quality of services and institutional performance.

This position is based in Dar es Salaam or Dodoma. The initial position term is 6 months, with an extension for up to 3 years, depending on funding.

months, with an extension for up to 3 years, depending on funding.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Data.FI lead in TAG meetings, led by PORALG, to design a multi-stakeholder strategy to leverage quality improvement (QI) principles and data use through integrated information systems to improve health outcomes.
  • Facilitate technical meetings to evaluate and provide leadership for the application of different quality improvement methodologies and data use practices, seeking consensus among diverse stakeholders.
  • Work in collaboration with government counterparts to ensure QI data use guidance is harmonized with existing health sector policies.
  • Communicate findings from rapid assessments of QI/QA and data use initiatives, as well as existing health information systems, identifying bottlenecks and making recommendations for enhancements to meet PORALG requirements.
  • Oversee the development of data visualization efforts to support data use at the national and district levels.
  • Oversee the development of training curriculum designed to promote data use at national and district levels and assure implementation according to workplan and within budget.
  • Promote knowledge management efforts to document lessons learned while harmonizing quality improvement efforts, during implementation and, when possible, across districts
  • Lead or support the development of technical briefs, policy documents and other technical reports.
  • Supervise senior level Quality Advisor and Data Visualization Specialist

Candidate Requirements:

  • Masters level education in public health, health informatics, monitoring and evaluation, or another relevant field of study; MD would be an asset.
  • At least 8 years of technical experience in monitoring and evaluation, health information systems or digital health, data use or QI/QA. Experience supporting stakeholders with key data analytics and data visualizations to improve data use and program performance strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with both PEPFAR indicators and Government of Tanzania indicators for monitoring HIV, FP, and other health programming.
  • Considerable demonstrated experience developing and implementing joint workplans with multiple stakeholder groups, including high level stakeholder engagement skills; experience working with USAID, UNICEF, and PORALG in Tanzania is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working at different levels of the health system in Tanzania, from the district to the national level.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing training materials related to QA/QI, data use and M&E, including for training of trainers, for government audiences.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to effectively write technical documents, lead meetings, conduct trainings and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to travel 50% within Tanzania.
  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Swahili preferred.

Palladium is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to a selection process due to disability or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected] and we will endeavor to make any reasonable adjustments to our process.
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Officer, Procurement
Tanzania, United Republic of | req11179
Officer, Procurement
We are searching for an experienced Officer, Procurement at our Tanzania, United Republic of facility.

Company Profile:
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

 

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Background:
The Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment and Virus Elimination project, or ACHIEVE, is a five-year global effort to reach and sustain HIV epidemic control among pregnant and breastfeeding women, adolescents, infants and children. The project is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and implemented by a Pact-led consortium of top global HIV/AIDS partners, including Jhpiego, Palladium, No Means No Worldwide and WI-HER. These core partners are being supported by a network of global and local strategic resource partners. ACHIEVE focuses on priority PEPFAR countries across Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean. The ACHIEVE consortium works with USAID Missions, national governments and existing response partners to identify gaps in HIV prevention and treatment programming among target populations. Using best practices and expertise along with innovations, the project is addressing critical gaps to meet country-specific epidemic control goals.

Position Summary:

Palladium is currently recruiting a Procurement Officer to work for the ACHIEVE project. This person will be based in Dodoma, Tanzania. This full-time position will assist the project with activities related to procurement and logistics. The position will support the ACHIEVE Tanzania activity and report to the Finance & Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with event planning and other activities. This includes venue, accommodation, transport, and per diem arrangements for participants;
  • Maintain complete and accurate procurement files and appropriately file paper and electronic copies of all supporting documents;
  • Maintain financial, procurement, and attendance records for all meetings and workshops;
  • Maintain the project’s Asset Register;
  • Prepare procurement documents and ensure procurement is done as per corporately defined processes, and Donor’s rules and regulations;
  • Assist with the preparation of training materials and meeting documents (printing, binding, organizing/filing, and meeting minutes);
  • Liaising with Palladium Security Manager to ensure all approvals are given advance of travel.
  • Provide admin support as and when necessary as well as development of activity budgets for related project activities.
  • Developing, managing and overseeing relationships with service providers and suppliers
  • Tracking contracts with service providers and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Lead on negotiation, preparation and management of all contracts of suppliers and service providers relating to program operations.
  • Ensuring a monitoring system is in place for procurement to ensure all service providers is transparent and quality controlled, and ensure the program continuously obtains the best price and value for money.
  • Provide logistics, coordination, and travel support to project staff;
  • Coordinate recruitment of local long-term staff, as well as short-term national consultants. This includes preparing advertisements, initial filtering of CVs, further short-listing, assessments, obtaining references, carrying out competency-based interviews, preparing the interview panel, compiling interview results, and providing feedback to candidates;
  • Focal point in case of a security situation responsible for the coordination of the response
  • Manage Incident Reporting log
  • Perform any other responsibilities as may be directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in broader finance and administration management with an international organization, including HR, finance, IT, and logistics;
  • Familiarity with USAID funded projects and/or experience working on an international development project;
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills;
  • Strong English (written and oral) communication skills;
  • High level of computer literacy;
  • Local candidates only-no relocation expenses provided;
  • Ability to travel locally within Tanzania;
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Tanzania.

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Palladium is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to a selection process due to disability or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected] and we will endeavor to make any reasonable adjustments to our process.
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