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New Job Vacancy at PATH Tanzania – Project Director | February, 2020

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Position Title: Project Director – Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in Tanzania 
Tracking Code 9892
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified Project Director for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
Recommended:  
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The Project Director will be responsible for project leadership and implementation. He/she will represent PATH and provide leadership to project partners, inter-agency agreement partners, and among CDC-funded projects. The Project Director will also lead collaboration and network development activities with national partners. He/she will ensure that the project achieves results—including project deliverables and targets—in an effective and compliant manner.
Recommended:
Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide management leadership (programmatic, financial, and administrative) for the project, ensuring full alignment with national standards and CDC requirements and standards.
  • Provide overall leadership and ensure quality implementation of the project, ensuring the achievement of all project deliverables and targets in a timely manner.
  • Represent PATH and build and maintain productive relationships with CDC, project partners, and national government counterparts.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of relevant country health systems.
  • Provide vision, overall leadership, and guidance to the project staff.
  • Bring technology, analytic, and process innovations to all activities.
  • Provide credible, articulate, and demonstrated expertise in the following:
-Introduction and scaling of health information systems technology in low- and middle-income countries
-Application of digital technology to strengthen health systems and services
-HIV/AIDS epidemiology, treatment, and control
  • Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation in a timely manner and implement strategies to overcome them.
  • Lead collaboration and network development activities with national partners.
  • Lead development of project strategy at country or sub-country levels as necessary.
  • Supervise and oversee the work of project staff, partners, and subcontractors.
  • Exercise sound financial management skills, including effective project spending.
  • Uphold the standards of PATH to lead a high performing team, and ensure strict compliance to CDC and PATH policies, regulations, and internal controls.
  • Guide the learning agenda for the project, use lessons learned to modify project approaches and strategies, and disseminate findings.
  • Review technical materials to ensure high-quality products.
  • Demonstrate experience working in diverse low-resource settings with multi-dimensional teams and stakeholders. 
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in leading health information systems, digital health, or eHealth implementation in developing countries.
  • Masters degree or higher in relevant field of study (public health, information sciences, data science, or related areas).
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in operational, project management, and administrative duties for U.S. Government–funded projects.
  • Demonstrated technical depth and understanding of electronic health information systems in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Demonstrated scientific expertise in HIV/AIDS.
  • Demonstrated experience managing programs that flexibly respond to unanticipated crises or developments.
  • Demonstrated data management experience, preferably including forecasting experience.
  • Demonstrated success managing complex CDC-funded projects required. Experience with CDC-funded contracts strongly preferred.
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with other projects, local organizations, host country governments, and international agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required.
Recommended:

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Opportunity at PATH Tanzania – Lead HIS Project Manager | February, 2020

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Job Title: Lead HIS Project Manager – Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in Tanzania
Tracking Code 9893
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified Lead HIS Project Manager for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
Recommended:  
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The Lead HIS Project Manager will be responsible to ensure appropriate and professional project management of workplans and deliverables that meets international standards, oversee vendor activity and translate complex technical material into digestible project documents for specific audiences. He/she will represent PATH and be responsible for the coordination of partners, including Government of Tanzania stakeholders, inter-agency agreement partners, and CDC-funded programs and organizations on various technical aspects. The Lead HIS Project Manager will also lead technical collaboration and network development activities with national partners.
Recommended:
Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the appropriate management of work plans and deliverables, vendors and other implementing partners.
  • Ensure defined standards, tools, and norms for activity management, knowledge management, and standard operating procedures are reinforced and adhered to by project staff and partners.
  • Effectively manage and mitigate risk related to the project activities by monitoring dependencies across the workplan and paying particular attention to: non-compliance, regulatory standards, and work with the project administrators to ensure financial management practices are being adhered to.
  • Identify and help address challenges related to project execution with project leadership when there are budgetary implications, implementation concerns, or when processes are not being followed appropriately.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of relevant country HIV Health Information systems landscape.
  • Bring technology, analytic, and process innovations to all activities.
  • Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation in a timely manner and recommend strategies to overcome them.
  • Contribute to the development of project strategy at national or sub-national levels as necessary.
  • Coordinate and oversee the work of technical staff, partners, and subcontractors.
  • Review technical materials to ensure high-quality products.
  • Demonstrate experience working in diverse low-resource settings with multi-dimensional teams and stakeholders. 
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in project management of digital health, or eHealth implementation in Tanzania.
  • Masters degree or higher in relevant field of study (information sciences, data science, or related areas).
  • Demonstrated experience as a project manager with a track record of architecting and managing milestone-based USG funded projects within budget and time constraints.
  • Experience using project management tools such as Smartsheet, MS Project, or other.
  • Experience translating complex technical material related to digital health, health information systems, health data, and health policies, into digestible communications for lay audiences. Significant analytical writing experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and relevant project stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated and proactive organizational, prioritization, and workload management skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent IT skills, including a good understanding and experience of Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint). Knowledge of SharePoint and Smartsheet is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.
Recommended:

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Opportunity at PATH Tanzania – ICT Infrastructure Lead | February, 2020

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Job Title: ICT Infrastructure Lead – Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in Tanzania 
Tracking Code 9895
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified ICT Infrastructure Lead for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
Recommended:  
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The ICT Infrastructure Lead will play a key role in the management of core infrastructure to support the deployment of integrated national HIS. They will be responsible for providing technical support to bring about the successful completion of milestones and objectives per the project workplan and deliverables, in coordination with all project stakeholders and partners.
Recommended:
Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead in the technical evaluation of ICT physical infrastructure needs and requirements to support the national HIS in collaboration with stakeholders and GOT.
  • Work with GOT to design and develop the detailed designs of the physical architecture of HIS systems and their performance requirements.
  • Support the procurement and rollout of national HIS systems infrastructure, including installation of applications, server deployment, and network configuration.
  • Provide support in the management and monitoring of ICT infrastructure to guarantee business continuity by ensuring optimal performance, integrity and security of network, and secure server deployment.
  • Conduct routine evaluation of infrastructure and operational aspects, design review, and provide recommendations to improve logical and physical design for continuous improvement to ensure optimal performance of systems and security of data.
  • Ensure proper documentation of network and server configurations, routine procedures, and response to change requests.
  • Coordinate and manage technology and infrastructure vendors and service providers in collaboration with GOT to ensure adherence to specific service level agreements (SLAs). 
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in related field
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Computing, Information Systems or related subjects. Professional certification (e.g MCSA, CCNA) is a plus
  • Very strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills including substantial hands-on experience working with ICT networks, server management, and administration.
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux server operation systems, administration, troubleshooting, configuration management, and tasks automation.
  • Knowledge of LAN, WAN systems security, data backup, and recovery.
  • Experience as key contributor on integrated solution designs and deliverables of projects that are cross functional and large scale with a long-term roadmap in place.
  • Demonstrated learning and contributing beyond scope of current assignments and incorporating those learnings into their role.
  • Able to create a highly collaborative work environment consisting of both technical and subject matter experts.
  • Detailed-oriented with a proven history as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to present complex technical information to a non-technical audience, with the ability to provide the appropriate level of detail.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal at a leadership team level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.
Recommended:

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Vacancy at PATH Tanzania – National Registries Lead | February, 2020

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Job Title: National Registries Lead – Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in Tanzania
Tracking Code 9896
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified National Registries Lead for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
Recommended:  
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The National Registries Lead will play a key role in leading enhancements and integration of national registries with other systems. They will be responsible for providing technical support to bring about the successful completion of milestones and objectives per the project workplan and deliverables, in coordination with all project stakeholders and partners.
Recommended:
Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that technical quality and standards are maintained during project implementation.
  • Work with HIS stakeholders to understand the requirements for registries and analyze any requirement discrepancies identified.
  • Lead enhancements and integration of national registries with identified HIS by interacting and collaborating with stakeholders and software developers.
  • Lead deployment efforts by coordinating vendors and stakeholders of the registry systems.
  • Coordinate system testing efforts by providing timely written and verbal technical expertise and test plans for new feature/software releases and conducting unit testing of new feature/software before release.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of system architectural decisions and development standards, in alignment with GoT designated architecture and standards.
  • Manage vendor/service provider relationships and service level expectations associated with the development and expansion of digital registries in Tanzania 
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in digital health/eHealth systems implementation, including system development, testing, and deployment, in developing countries.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Computing, Information Systems or related subjects.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills including substantial hands-on experience in complex process analysis and system design where scope is relatively undefined.
  • Experience with creation of functional requirements, prototyping solutions, driving gap analysis sessions, prioritizing scope to build short- and long-term roadmaps for system development/enhancement.
  • Experience as key contributor on integrated solution designs and deliverables of projects that are cross functional and large scale with a long-term roadmap in place.
  • Demonstrated learning and contributing beyond scope of current assignments and incorporating those learnings into their role.
  • Able to create a highly collaborative work environment consisting of both technical and subject matter experts.
  • Knowledge of HIV HIS landscape in Tanzania.
  • Detailed-oriented with a proven history as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to present complex technical information to a non-technical audience, with the ability to provide the appropriate level of detail.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal at a leadership team level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania
Recommended:

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Vacancy at PATH Tanzania – Hospital Management System Project Lead | February, 2020

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Job Title: Hospital Management System Project Lead – Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in Tanzania
Tracking Code 9894
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified Hospital Management System Project Lead for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
Recommended:  
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The Hospital Management System Project Lead will play a key role in leading a successful implementation of hospital management systems. They will be responsible for providing technical support to bring about the successful completion of milestones and objectives per the project workplan and deliverables, in coordination with all project stakeholders and partners.
Recommended:
Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that technical quality and standards are maintained during project implementation.
  • Work with HIS stakeholders to understand the requirements for hospital management systems and analyze any requirement discrepancies identified.
  • Identify and evaluate digital technologies based on: fitness for purpose, total cost of ownership, system effectiveness and business models.
  • Lead software development efforts by interacting and collaborating with stakeholders and software developers to create software specifications, working software prototypes, new features and enhancements/integrations with existing software tools.
  • Lead software deployment efforts by coordinating vendors and stakeholders of the hospital management systems at all levels of the health system.
  • Coordinate system testing efforts by providing timely written and verbal technical expertise and test plans for new feature/software releases and conducting unit testing of new feature/software before release.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of system architectural decisions and development standards, in alignment with GoT designated architecture and standards.
  • Manage vendor/service provider relationships and service level expectations associated with the development and ongoing operations of hospital systems.
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in digital health/eHealth systems implementation, including system development, testing, and deployment, in Tanzania
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Computing, Information Systems or related subjects
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills including substantial hands-on experience in complex process analysis and system design where scope is relatively undefined.
  • Experience with creation of functional requirements, prototyping solutions, driving gap analysis sessions, prioritizing scope to build short- and long-term roadmaps for system development.
  • Experience as key contributor on integrated solution designs and deliverables of projects that are cross functional and large scale with a long-term roadmap in place.
  • Demonstrated learning and contributing beyond scope of current assignments and incorporating those learnings into their role.
  • Able to create a highly collaborative work environment consisting of both technical and subject matter experts.
  • Knowledge of HIV HIS landscape in Tanzania.
  • Detailed-oriented with a proven history as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to present complex technical information to a non-technical audience, with the ability to provide the appropriate level of detail.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal at a leadership team level.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.
Recommended:

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job at PATH Tanzania – TB Diagnostic Specialist, Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance | February, 2020

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Position: TB Diagnostic Specialist, Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance 
Tracking Code 9867 
Job Description
Please submit a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in this position and how you meet the requirements. Application materials must be submitted in English and applicants must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania to be considered and confirm this in their cover letter. PATH offers a highly dynamic work environment and provides competitive compensation and benefits based on experience. Salary and benefit package are paid in local currency.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
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Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project with the following overall objectives: (1) Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system; (2)Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and; (3) Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems. In Tanzania, the IDDS project will also focus on activities to strengthen the TB diagnostic network in line with national government policies.
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PATH is seeking a TB Diagnostic Specialist to be responsible for supporting, strengthening and maintaining the tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic network, providing mentorship to key national stakeholders, and supporting key laboratories to obtain or maintain accreditation. This includes strengthening laboratory systems, primarily in ​​public health but also private health and other non-governmental laboratories. This position reports to the IDDS Team Lead based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement tuberculosis-focused technical assistance, diagnostic network and facilities strengthening, and quality improvement interventions in line with national priorities.
  • Support developing or updating national diagnostic network strategic plans, SOPs and policies.
  • Review adherence to diagnostic algorithms and use of those algorithms to make clinical decisions.
  • Conducts assessments of diagnostic facilities and the follow-up of corrective and preventive actions and initiatives.
  • Provides technical oversight for data management and reporting of MDR TB and monitors and reports progress with diagnostic network enhancement activities as per the approved country workplan.
  • Work collaboratively and coordinate with other technical staff as well as project partners on development and implementation of the project workplans.
  • Build capacity in local TB diagnostic stakeholders and leaders to identify and oversee enhancements in diagnostic networks.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to TB diagnostic facilities and the overall diagnostic network as part of overall capacity building and continuous improvement programs.
  • Support strategies to ensure functional TB diagnostic equipment including systems to maintain laboratory equipment, securing maintenance contracts, and establishing a cadre of trained biomedical engineers.
  • Build capacity of TB laboratories to perform more TB diagnostic tests (culture, Xpert, drug sensitivity tests, and line probe assay including resistance to second line drugs).
  • Develop and implement a package of comprehensive and linked interventions enabling functional GX sites at the national and sub national levels.
  • Work closely with the IDDS team to define and adjust annual work plans as well as implementing technical activities
  • Coordinate and work with a diverse group of national organizations including the Government and other diagnostic network leaders, development partners, other regional and global IDDS staff and USAID.
  • Follow established processes to guarantee the technical and programmatic quality of IDDS work in Tanzania 
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Required Experience

  • A minimum of a BSc in clinical diagnostics, laboratory science, or an equivalent.
  • At least five years of experience in TB-focused diagnostic strengthening and capacity building in the country.
  • Technical competency in the diagnosis of infectious diseases (including TB) and AMR including specific hands-on diagnostics experience.
  • Competent in current diagnostic methods for tuberculosis including point-of-care tests.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement/coordination
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Familiarity with Global Laboratory Initiative standards
  • Familiarity with USG programs

You must currently have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Opportunity at PATH Tanzania – Program Officer, Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness | January, 2020

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Job Title: Program Officer, Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness 
Tracking Code 9817
Job Description
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
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Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (TIMCI) is a global effort led by PATH to accelerate availability, adoption and scale-up of tools to identify severe illness and decrease mortality in children under five years of age. PATH and its primary partner, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), will implement a four-year project funded by Unitaid. TIMCI has two major goals that both seek to improve detection of severe disease in children under five: 1) to improve healthcare workers’ ability to diagnose severe disease by equipping them with pulse oximeters (POX) and electronic decision support tools; and 2) to accelerate the development and market entry of non-invasive devices that augment the features of a standard POX with one or more additional vital sign measurements. This high profile and potentially high impact project will begin in July 2019 and will take place in five countries: Kenya, Myanmar, Senegal, Tanzania, and the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
PATH is seeking a Program Officer who will be responsible for day-to-day country-level project management and oversight of PATH-led activities. He/she should be able to provide practical supervision for project staff and be a direct liaison with implementation partners and MOH at national and district levels. The Program Officer will report primarily to the TIMCI Project Director and secondarily to the Tanzania Program Representative.
Recommended:
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the health officials of related departments of MoHCDGEC and PORALG to ensure buy-in and alignment with project goals, activities and outcomes.
  • Responsible for driving progress, monitoring and controlling project activities, coordinating the Country Implementation Working Group and Global Implementation Team, and performing routine progress reporting to project information systems.
  • Supports coordination and liaises with all in-country partners to ensure effective communications.
  • Effectively aligns work between PATH staff, country partners, and stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with local and regional decision-makers and influencers to update polices and create and implement scale-up and financing strategies.
  • Actively engage with PATH staff, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, country partners, MoHCDGEC and PORALG and other key stakeholders to gain alignment and ensure high quality delivery of project outputs.
  • Work closely with implementation partners, MOH, regional and country Technical Leads and other stakeholders to ensure a coordinated approach to project implementation.
  • Works collaboratively and coordinates with regional and/or other country Technical Leads as well as team partners on the implementation of activities.
  • Collect and consolidate data for quarterly/ annual reports. Conducts data quality audits, spot checks, and assessments to ensure fidelity in implementation.
  • Set up data collection systems for routine project monitoring and performance measurement.
  • Ensure M&E activities are integrated in project work plans and budgets and provide technical support in analyzing results for dissemination products and events.
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Required Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public health, science or medicine, business administration, public policy, or equivalent degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing health systems strengthening programs
  • Knowledge of public health, health systems, and challenges affecting communities in the African context, including RMNCAH and primary health care.
  • Experience implementing new programs into integrating them into existing systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-country, team-based organizational structure.
  • Flexibility to work within multiple time zones and multiple teams across the globe.
  • Exceptional problem solving, bridge building, and diplomacy abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact culturally, linguistically, and diplomatically with diverse internal and external individuals.
  • Comfortable managing in a flexible and changing environment, with ability to be ready to adjust plans and direction in response to local feedback and the iterative nature of the project.
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, coordinating, and management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; demonstrated representational experience in professional and global fora.
  • Experience with electronic decision support tools and/or health diagnostic tools desired.
  • Experience introducing new tools and/or processes at the primary health care level a plus.
Candidates must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania. 
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE!
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Opportunity at PATH Tanzania – WASH Project Coordinator | January, 2020

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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at PATH Tanzania 2020
AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020
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Job Title: WASH Project Coordinator
Tracking Code 9811
Job Description
*Please note: This position is funded through the end of September 2020 with the possibility of extension.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
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We are seeking a WASH Project Coordinator to be based in Arusha and will have a variety of responsibilities for WASH evaluation activities in small community water distribution systems (CWDS) and health care facilities (HCFs) in Hai and Monduli districts. S/he will work closely with PO-RALG, Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) to optimize chlorination within water system and support project activities. This position will serve as the primary liaison with regional and district level stakeholders and participate in sites visits, preparing, organizing and planning for project deliverables.
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Key Duties and Responsibilities
Stakeholder communications and baseline data collection activities
  • Organize joint meetings with RMO, DMO, DHO, district engineers, environmental health officers, local community leaders to outline the project, obtain local input on activities, discuss responsibilities, establish project timelines, and provide feedback on project
  • Support the recruitment, orientation, and training of enumerators
  • Schedule and supervise WASH data collection activities
  • Assist with data analysis and interpretation of findings
  • Organize feedback events in Hai and Monduli districts
Project implementation
  • Assist project personnel with the establishment of monitoring activities at local healthcare facilities and community water distribution systems
  • Collect weekly data from EHOs on water quality monitoring among participating HCFs
  • Collect daily or weekly data from participating CWDS in Hai and Monduli districts
  • Transmit monitoring data from CWDS and HCFs on a weekly basis to PATH and CDC
  • Provide feedback to healthcare facilities and CWDS on monitoring results and help troubleshoot the resolution of deficiencies
  • Using baseline assessment data, assist project personnel with the distribution and installation of interventions to healthcare facilities and community water distribution systems (CWDS)
  • Using monitoring data, help project personnel resolve problems in water treatment systems
  • Support the development of project tools, data analysis, report writing
  • Supports logistics for dissemination meeting with government actors and other stakeholders as needed
  • Maintain cordial and professional relationship with regional and district level stakeholders
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Required Experience
  • Bachelors’ degree, preferably in a related health field
  • At least 3 years of field experience implementing and or evaluating public health programs
  • Experience with water, sanitation, and hygiene programs
  • Experience with data management software (Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with local culture and the geography of project districts
  • Strong understanding of the government systems, public health facilities, and medical technologies would be an added advantage.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 3-5days a week within Hai and Monduli districts
  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills in English
Candidates must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania. 
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Job Location Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Arusha
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Vacancy at PATH Tanzania, Project Director | November, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at PATH Tanzania, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
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Job Title: Project Director 
Tracking Code 9733
Job Description
PATH is currently seeking a qualified Project Director for an upcoming CDC-funded program, “Health Information System Development, Project Management and Coordinated Deployment for National HIV and Health Sector Systems in the Republic of Tanzania under the Global Health Security Agenda and under PEPFAR”. The project’s goal is to increase the ability of information systems to support high quality patient centered services, data quality, and subsequent use at all levels to achieve current and emerging health sector objectives. The project will work closely with the Government of Tanzania and health system stakeholders to organize the building, implementation, and scale up of Tanzania’s HIS and manage vendors/sub-partners to support the evolution and integration of the national HIS. The project will increase ability of systems to support use of data from linked systems, support patient-centered clinical services, and use of data for monitoring and programmatic decision-making.
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PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. International development and global health represent one of the greatest opportunities for the impact of digital technologies on a global scale. New technologies, approaches and tools are emerging daily, unfortunately into a fragmented and immature digital health market landscape that currently limits their promise to transform country health systems and accelerate and amplify progress towards national and global health goals.
The Project Director will be responsible for project leadership and implementation. He/she will represent PATH and provide leadership to project partners, inter-agency agreement partners, and among CDC-funded projects. The Project Director will also lead collaboration and network development activities with national partners. He/she will ensure that the project achieves results—including project deliverables and targets—in an effective and compliant manner.
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Position is contingent upon award to PATH.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide management leadership (programmatic, financial, and administrative) for the project, ensuring full alignment with national standards and CDC requirements and standards.
  • Provide overall leadership and ensure quality implementation of the project, ensuring the achievement of all project deliverables and targets in a timely manner.
  • Represent PATH and build and maintain productive relationships with CDC, project partners, and national government counterparts.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of relevant country health systems.
  • Provide vision, overall leadership, and guidance to the project staff.
  • Bring technology, analytic, and process innovations to all activities.
  • Provide credible, articulate, and demonstrated expertise in the following:
-Introduction and scaling of health information systems technology in low- and middle-income countries
-Application of digital technology to strengthen health systems and services
-HIV/AIDS epidemiology, treatment, and control
  • Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation in a timely manner and implement strategies to overcome them.
  • Lead collaboration and network development activities with national partners.
  • Lead development of project strategy at country or sub-country levels as necessary.
  • Supervise and oversee the work of project staff, partners, and subcontractors.
  • Exercise sound financial management skills, including effective project spending.
  • Uphold the standards of PATH to lead a high performing team, and ensure strict compliance to CDC and PATH policies, regulations, and internal controls.
  • Guide the learning agenda for the project, use lessons learned to modify project approaches and strategies, and disseminate findings.
  • Review technical materials to ensure high-quality products.
Demonstrate experience working in diverse low-resource settings with multi-dimensional teams and stakeholders.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Required Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in leading health information systems, digital health, or eHealth implementation in developing countries.
  • Masters degree or higher in relevant field of study (public health, information sciences, data science, or related areas).
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in operational, project management, and administrative duties for U.S. Government–funded projects.
  • Demonstrated technical depth and understanding of electronic health information systems in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Demonstrated scientific expertise in HIV/AIDS.
  • Demonstrated experience managing programs that flexibly respond to unanticipated crises or developments.
  • Demonstrated data management experience, preferably including forecasting experience.
  • Demonstrated success managing complex CDC-funded projects required. Experience with CDC-funded contracts strongly preferred.
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with other projects, local organizations, host country governments, and international agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required.

Position is located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Job Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

New Job Opportunity at PATH Tanzania, Program Officer | November, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at PATH Tanzania, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
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Job title: Program Officer, Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
Tracking Code 9714
Job Description
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
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Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (TIMCI) is a global effort led by PATH to accelerate availability, adoption and scale-up of tools to identify severe illness and decrease mortality in children under five years of age. PATH and its primary partner, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), will implement a four-year project funded by Unitaid. TIMCI has two major goals that both seek to improve detection of severe disease in children under five: 1) to improve healthcare workers’ ability to diagnose severe disease by equipping them with pulse oximeters (POX) and electronic decision support tools; and 2) to accelerate the development and market entry of non-invasive devices that augment the features of a standard POX with one or more additional vital sign measurements. This high profile and potentially high impact project will begin in July 2019 and will take place in five countries: Kenya, Myanmar, Senegal, Tanzania, and the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
PATH is seeking a Program Officer who will be responsible for day-to-day country-level project management and oversight of PATH-led activities. He/she should be able to provide practical supervision for project staff and be a direct liaison with implementation partners and MOH at national and district levels. The Program Officer will report primarily to the TIMCI Project Director and secondarily to the Tanzania Program Representative.
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Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the health officials of related departments of MoHCDGEC and PORALG to ensure buy-in and alignment with project goals, activities and outcomes.
• Responsible for driving progress, monitoring and controlling project activities, coordinating the Country Implementation Working Group and Global Implementation Team, and performing routine progress reporting to project information systems.
• Supports coordination and liaises with all in-country partners to ensure effective communications.
• Effectively aligns work between PATH staff, country partners, and stakeholders.
• Build and maintain relationships with local and regional decision-makers and influencers to update polices and create and implement scale-up and financing strategies.
• Actively engage with PATH staff, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, country partners, MoHCDGEC and PORALG and other key stakeholders to gain alignment and ensure high quality delivery of project outputs.
• Work closely with implementation partners, MOH, regional and country Technical Leads and other stakeholders to ensure a coordinated approach to project implementation.
• Works collaboratively and coordinates with regional and/or other country Technical Leads as well as team partners on the implementation of activities.
• Collect and consolidate data for quarterly/ annual reports. Conducts data quality audits, spot checks, and assessments to ensure fidelity in implementation.
• Set up data collection systems for routine project monitoring and performance measurement.
• Ensure M&E activities are integrated in project work plans and budgets and provide technical support in analyzing results for dissemination products and events.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Required Experience
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public health, science or medicine, business administration, public policy, or equivalent degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum 5 years of experience managing health systems strengthening programs
• Knowledge of public health, health systems, and challenges affecting communities in the African context, including RMNCAH and primary health care.
• Experience implementing new programs into integrating them into existing systems
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-country, team-based organizational structure.
• Flexibility to work within multiple time zones and multiple teams across the globe.
• Exceptional problem solving, bridge building, and diplomacy abilities.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact culturally, linguistically, and diplomatically with diverse internal and external individuals.
• Comfortable managing in a flexible and changing environment, with ability to be ready to adjust plans and direction in response to local feedback and the iterative nature of the project.
• Excellent organization, attention to detail, coordinating, and management skills.
• Excellent oral and written English communication skills; demonstrated representational experience in professional and global fora.
• Experience with electronic decision support tools and/or health diagnostic tools desired.
• Experience introducing new tools and/or processes at the primary health care level a plus.

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Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania
PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.