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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international

< >nongovernmental research organization working in several countries providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS and has been actively involved in HIV and AIDS programming for over 30 years.

HJFMRI implements PEPFAR-funded HIV prevention, care, and treatment activities in the Southern Highlands Zone of Tanzania (Southern Highlands Program) and country wide for TPDF providing resources, personnel, and technical support for service provision. The program has expanded from supporting the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital to becoming a hub for anti-retroviral treatment in the Southern Highlands Zone to community support through decentralized services, with the overall objective of implementing clinical HIV prevention, care, treatment and research services in Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi, Ruvuma, and Songwe regions in the Zone.

 Position: Receptionist/Travel Assistant

Reports to: Administrative Services Manager
Location: Mbeya HQ

Job Purpose:
The Receptionist/Travel Assistant is responsible for providing support and assistance to the Administrative Services Manager and all Directors in order to ensure that program services are provided in an effective and efficient manner. S/he will assist the Administrative Services Manager with scheduling appointments, coordinating travels and meetings; handle front office reception and administration duties, including greeting visitors, answering phones, handling company inquiries,  and sorting and distributing mails as well as schedule meetings and travels for the entire program team.



Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries;
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories and giving instructions;
  • Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring logbook and issuing visitor badges;
  • Maintains telecommunication system by following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Maintains safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules and regulations;
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs;
  • Collects, Sorts and distributing incoming and outgoing mails, parcels and documents;
  • Answers inquiries from vendors and other government and non-governmental organizations;
  • Calls persons waiting for visitor and book them a room to meet in;
  • Update and Manage appointment calendars;
  • Schedules follow-up appointments;
  • Keeps up to date with current airfare promotions and hotel pricing, to provide information to staff and program visitors;
  •  Conduct regular security checks throughout the day and report any security issues to line manager;
  • Reports any maintenance issues immediately to line manager, including all furniture, fittings and equipment;
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics;
  • Assist Administrative Service Manager to schedule Executive Director’s/Directors appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travels as requested.
  • Organizing and maintaining Program files and records;
  • Assist minutes taking for the HOD meetings; as requested.
  • Making travel and hotel reservation bookings for program staff and HQ visitors;
  •  Receiving and crosschecking travel and logistics request before submission to Administrative Services Manager for review Maintains Confidentiality of all company confidential information and senior management confidential information.
  •  Handle of Petty cash for Administration expenses.
  • Organize event for Program activities/functions.
  • Handle register book for incoming and outgoing letters.
  • Filing of documents per HJFMRI filing system.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Any other duty may assigned by any of Senior Officer/HoD.


Education and Experience:

  • Diploma/Advanced Diploma or bachelor degree in business administration or management or its equivalent;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management.
  • Information technology knowledge.
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.


Key Skills &amp; Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation.
  • Responsible and a self-starter with high attention to detail.
  • Planning, organizing and prioritizing.
  • Extremely neat and decent in appearance.
  • Good listening and comprehension skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Reliability, flexible.


HJFMRI is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply

MODE OF APPLICATION
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Receptionist/Travel Assistant for the Southern Highlands Program Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the

Human Resources Manager, 
P.O. Box 6396, 
Mbeya, 



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or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.

NOTE: To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE POSITION in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery of applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is August 12th, 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.




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Vacancies at HJF Medical Research International, Inc. (HJFMRI)


BACKGROUND

Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental research organization working in several countries providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS and has been actively involved in HIV and AIDS programming for over 30 years.
HJFMRI implements PEPFAR-funded HIV prevention, care, and treatment activities in the Southern Highlands Zone of Tanzania (Southern Highlands Program) and country wide for TPDF providing resources, personnel, and technical support for service provision<.

The program has expanded from supporting the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital to becoming a hub for anti-retroviral treatment in the Southern Highlands Zone to community support through decentralized services, with the overall objective of implementing clinical HIV prevention, care, treatment and research services in Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi, Ruvuma, and Songwe regions in the Zone.


Job Title: Controller
Reports To: Program Manager
Location: Mbeya, Tanzania
Job Summary
This position is responsible for managing all aspects of financial accounting and reporting of the program.
General Overview
This position is responsible for managing all aspects of financial accounting and reporting of the program. The Controller will serve as the point person for accounting, auditing and reporting functions.

He/she is responsible for ensuring that the program complies with all applicable financial policies and procedures, laws and regulations and donor reporting requirements. This position will be based in Mbeya and will cover both Tanzania People’s Defense Forces (TPDF) and Southern Highland Zone(SHZ) programs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages the finance/accounting staff to ensure that appropriate financial standards, procedures, and finance reporting standards are adhered to, in accordance with, MHRP, HJFMRI and donor requirements.
  • Tracks open site specific finance items and works to provide guidance, resolution, and/or progress reports to various stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that annual reporting schedules are developed, maintained and shared, financial analysis and reports are complete, accurate, and can be submitted prior to established deadlines.
  • Oversees the training, development and coaching of finance/accounting staff. Implements accounting policies, procedures, rules and regulations; compiles and updates applicable local policies and trains program staff in all policies and procedures.
  • Plans and monitors cash flow requirements and wire request in conjunction with the Program Manager (Finance) to ensure the smooth implementation of programs.
  • Plans and implements systems for financial operations in accordance with MHRP policies and procedures, including systems for accounting, cash flow management, budgeting, financial reporting, financial record keeping, grant management, partner monitoring and compliance.
  • Is responsible for the management of reports from all offices and provides monthly standard financial submissions to Finance Program Manager for review and recommendations,
  • Assist in preparation of annual fiscal year budgets with the Sr. Management team and develops and implements grant budgets and forecasting systems with the Acquisitions Manager.
  • Conducts financial reviews as required to ensure compliance with MHRP and donor requirements. On a monthly basis, reviews reports provided by financial analyst to program budget holders regarding financial analysis of expenses and annual projection trends to determine present and future financial performance of the program, the individual projects, and provides feedback to the Senior Management, on monthly projections.
  • Provides analysis and reporting on special projects, as required.
  • Provides written reports to Financial Program Manager on income, expenditure and variation from the budget.
  • Responsible for the discovery, mitigation and documentation of financial risks.
  • Develops and maintains an excellent working relationship with MHRP, HJF/MRI and HJF finance and accounting departments and staff, as well as with other partner organizations, ensuring that the program is well received and presented professionally and positively
  • Respects confidentiality in discussing staff and partner organizational matters; also maintains confidentiality of the program, and its project, fiscal and personnel related information.
  • Work closely with the program support teams within the site and region to coordinate monthly closing and reporting to HJFMRI Headquarters.
  • Manage preparation, consolidation and distribution of timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements reflecting status of programs on grant-to-date basis in accordance with International Accounting Standards (IAS), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and donor requirements.
  • Monitor integrity of accounting data and ensure compliance with organizational financial policies and procedures, in-country statutory requirements and donor regulations.
  • Provide appropriate guidance to support staff within the program, including allowable and non-allowable costs, project startup or closeout, preparation of wire requests, preparation of budgets and budget modifications.
  • Oversee and provide coordination of HJFMRI internal and external annual audits and provide auditors with accounting documents and explanations to audit queries, as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Proficiency in both English and local languages, preferred.
  • CPA-T and MBA required
  • At Least 8-10 years of mid-senior level work experience, professional accounting firm experience is a plus, 3-4 years of supervisory experience a must
  • Prior PEPFAR, DOD, USAID, CDC or other large donor experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Accuracy in daily work and other projects
  • Demonstrates exceptional professional judgment
  • Ability to meet and communicated schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to function effectively both autonomously and on complex/sensitive issues and projects.

Computer skills
An individual should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word; Excel, Access, Power point and QuickBooks accounting software.

HJFMRI is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply?
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
HJFMRI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Controller for the Southern Highlands Program Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/EMS/DHL/ or any reliable courier to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or transmitted by email to: recruitment@wrp-t.org.

NOTE: To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE POSITION in the SUBJECT LINE. CVs should not include any reference to marital status, birthplace, or tribal and/or religious affiliations. Any CVs containing this information will not be considered for employment. Hand delivery of applications will not be accepted. Deadline for submission of the application is July 26th, 2019. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed in the job description below will not be considered.

Jobs in Tanzania : Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi and Ruvuma

SENIOR DISTRICT PROGRAM OFFICERS- COMPREHENSIVE HIV CARE AND TREATMENT -RUKWA,KATAVI, MBEYA, RUVUMA 2. REGIONAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR-KATAVI

Locally known as the Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program, the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental organization working in several countries conducting research studies and providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS. HJFMRI is funded by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHSW), HJFMRI has been leading a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004 with support from the President’s Emergency Plans for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program is based within the Mbeya Referral Hospital and has since extended to more than 100 health facilities in Mbeya, Rukwa and Ruvuma regions, which collectively represent a catchment area of about 6 million people. Mbeya region is one of high prevalence regions in Tanzania and expansion of HIV care and treatment programs is critical.

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya or e-mailed to; recruitment@wrp-t.org NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is March 13th, 2015. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1 Job Title: Regional Outreach Coordinator
Reports to: Outreach Director
Location: Katavi

General Overview:

The Outreach Coordinator is the focal person for the program implementation at the regional level and will coordinate and ensure high quality program service deliveries. S/he will be responsible for Technical Assistance provision by outreach program Partners both prime and sub-partners. In addition, will be required to ensure efficiency, effeteness and timeliness of the program deliverables are achieved.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate the overall implementation and management of the project activities being implemented by the outreach partners, both umbrella and sub-partners;
• Providing technical assistance (TA) in planning, implementing and evaluating activities undertaken by Outreach partners in the region;
• Provide technical assistance (TA) to umbrella NGO and its member NGO in preparation of scope of works, annual work plans, and implementation of the program activities;
• Promote compliance among implementing partners by strengthening linkage with local government and adherence to MoHSW guidelines;
• Provide ongoing leadership, training and guidance to volunteers to ensure HIV programming meets MoHSW standards;
• To ensure ongoing training and service delivery activities are monitored, evaluated, documented and disseminated to relevant stakeholders;
• Identifying, documenting and disseminating best practices, success story and lessons learned to members of the network;
• To collect and review program and financial reports from partners on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis and submit it to relevant levels;
• To conduct supportive supervision to implementing partners;
• Perform any other duties assigned in the general support of the program.
Qualifications:
• Degree in Social Science or Advanced Diploma in health and/or postgraduate training in Public or Community Development or relevant Discipline.
• Minimum of three years experience in managing HIV programme, particularly community outreach programs including HIV Testing and Counseling, Palliative Care/HBC and IEC/Behavioral Change Communication and OVC support or impact mitigation
• Experience in managing donor funded projects;
• Experience working with NGOs, FBOs/CBOs at the community level;
• Should be able to work under minimum supervision and able to mentor others;
• Knowledge of proposal development, budgeting and reporting with excellent writing skills;
• Computer literate (Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint)

2. Job Title : Senior District Program Officers- Comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment
Reports to: Regional Clinical Coordinator
Location : Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi and Ruvuma

General Overview:

The purpose of this position is to provide field based clinical and programmatic support to the CHMT and RHMT in the implementation of quality comprehensiveHIV prevention, care and treatment services in the respective region. She/he will ensure prevention, care and treatment activities implementation conforms to the national guidelines. She/he will support partners in the development of annual work plans and budgets based on the country strategies and operation plans. The program officer for comprehensive HIV care and treatment will be part of a clinical team at the HJFMRI regional offices ensuring the implementation of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. She/he will directly report to the RCC. The position is based in Mbeya/Rukwa, /Ruvuma/Katavi with extensive travels to districts within the region.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides programmatic and clinical support to health care providers and ensure delivery of quality comprehensive HIV care and treatment services covering various programmatic areas such as care and treatment, PMTCT, TB/HIV, nutrition and CQI.
• Collaborate with medical partners at the district and regional level to identify needs, develop annual work plans and budgets and ensure the implementation is according to the work plan and national service guidelines.
• Work with HJFMRI Regional Clinical Coordinator to collaborate with partners to agree on MoHSW targets, ensure distribution and ownership at the district and facility level.
• Under the supervision of RCC, She/he will coordinate regional forums for Clinical Case Reviews with a view to build capacity of providers to identify treatment failures and initiation of second line therapy.
• Participate in the training of health care providers on all ART related programs.
• Conduct regular supportive supervision, CME’s, mentorship and on-job training to health care providers to improve the quality of services provided.

• Build the capacity of the Ministry of Health staffs at the regional and council level, as well as that of health facility personnel, in the areas of technical planning, management and monitoring and evaluation for antiretroviral therapy programs.
• Effectively collaborate with CHMT, MSD, SCMS and HJFMRI commodity Advisers to build site capacity to forecast and quantify for HIV related commodities to ensure security in laboratory and drug services.
• Collaborate with CHMT inthe process of data collection, analysis and report generationas it relates to HIV/AIDS care and treatment achievements and challenges.
• Ensure site level linkages and synergies between ART, HTC, PMTCT, TB, STI, Reproductive Health and Family Planning and other community based programs.
• Ensures that WRP-supported clinical care activities at multiple delivery sites conform to the Tanzanian national guidelines;
• Work with facilities to institutionalize PITC and make it a routine service to all HJFMRI supported sites.
• Ensure facility based staff use program data for quality improvement.
• Use program quality indicators to track performance, suggest remedies and continuously communicating with RCC and RPM for suggestions on the improvements.
• Undertakes any other relevant duties as may be assigned by his/her seniors.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

• Assistant Medical Officer(AMO) with a strong HIV clinical care experience of at least threeyears. MD with a one year HIV clinical care experience may apply for the post.
• Proven interpersonal skills in working effectively as a member of a team and independently.
• Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with multiple government agencies, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sector
• Strong planning and management skills
• Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
• Computer literacy
• Proven verbal and written communication skills including a demonstrated ability to write technical documents and give state-of-the-art presentations
• Willingness to travel over 60% of the time building capacity of facility based HCW, RHMT, CHMT and RHMT.
• Fluency in English and Swahili
• Willingness to work overtime and on few weekends.

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya : to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is March 13th, 2015. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

DISTRICT PROGRAM OFFICERS (3 POSITIONS) POSITION

Locally known as the Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program, the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental organization working in several countries conducting research studies and providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS. HJFMRI is funded by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHSW), HJFMRI has been leading a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004 with support from the President’s Emergency Plans for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program is based in the Mbeya and has since extended to more than 100 health facilities in Mbeya, Rukwa and Ruvuma regions, which collectively represent a catchment area of about 6 million people. Mbeya region is one of high prevalence regions in Tanzania and expansion of HIV care and treatment programs is critical.

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya or e-mailed to; recruitment@wrp-t.org NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is December 25th, 2014. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Job Title: District Program Officers (3 positions)
Report to: Regional Clinical Coordinator
Location: Katavi, Ruvuma and Rukwa
Position Overview:
Under the supervision of Regional Clinical Coordinator, the District Program Officer will guide and monitor the implementation of PMTCT Option B plus in alignment with the current Tanzania MoH guidelines in selected districts in Rukwa, Ruvuma and Katavi regions of Tanzania. As Option B plus activities become more established over the coming 6-12 months, the Program Officer will take on additional responsibilities within the district such as M&E for care and treatment programs and supportive supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with Districts’ PMTCT focal person to coordinate PMTCT-Option B plus activities in the district. This includes effective participation into Option B plus district coordination committee while providing linkage to WRP/HJFMRI team .
Provide technical support in monitoring the timely forecasting and ordering process for ART/Option B plus commodities by the health facilities and district councils as well as distribution and usage of these items in the respective facilities.
Collaborate effectively with facilities, districts management, MSD and Supply & Logistics Chain Management System to ensure constant availability of commodities in facilities providing Option B plus services.
Build the capacity of health workers and facilities by performing supportive supervision at PMTCT-Option B plus facilities in line project objectives & MOH guidelines and in cooperation with CMHT and RHMT.
Help prepare and monitor implementation of district quarterly and annual ART/Option B plus/EID work plans in the health facilities.
Effectively work with CHMTs and Facility Leads to agree on target distribution, and ensure regular review and use of data generated from service delivery. She/H will also ensure the data reported per each facility is reviewed and used within respective facility.
Work with M&E team to ensure M&E tools and available in facilities and are properly used for data recording and reporting.
Collaborate with facility and community HBC focal persons to strengthen linkages of clients into care and treatment, PMTCT and EID.
Maintain collaborations with key stakeholders in the district councils and foster a coordinated and harmonized PMTCT interventions in the region in line with the Option B plus roll out plan and MoH guidelines.
Review, monitor and measure the implementation of PMTCT services against targets and submit periodic reports to key stakeholders in line with WRP/HJFMRI PMTCT program objectives.
As B-Plus services become established, expand scope of work to include supportive supervision and technical support to district Care and Treatment Clinics and other WRP/HJFMRI supportive facilities as well.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Advanced Diploma in Nursing or Advanced Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution and must be registered with the relevant professional body in Tanzania OR Diploma in Nursing/Clinical Medicine with over 3 years’ experience providing HIV/AIDS clinical care in Tanzania
Previous experience working in HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs
At least one year of related experience in PMTCT/ EID Programs, preferably with USG / PEPFAR implementing partners
Fluency in English and Kiswahili
Basic Competency with Computer Applications [Word, Excel, PowerPoint]
Key personal competences:
Independent, yet still a team player
Strong communication skills
Proven ability for data-driven decision making
Dynamic, persuasive and convincing
Self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE OFFICERS (2 POSITIONS) POSITION

Locally known as the Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program, the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental organization working in several countries conducting research studies and providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS. HJFMRI is funded by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHSW), HJFMRI has been leading a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004 with support from the President’s Emergency Plans for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program is based in the Mbeya and has since extended to more than 100 health facilities in Mbeya, Rukwa and Ruvuma regions, which collectively represent a catchment area of about 6 million people. Mbeya region is one of high prevalence regions in Tanzania and expansion of HIV care and treatment programs is critical.

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya or e-mailed to; recruitment@wrp-t.org NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is December 25th, 2014. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Position: Gender-Based Violence Officers (2 positions)
Reports to: Outreach Coordinator
Location: Mbeya and Katavi

General Overview:
These positions are located in Mbeya and Katavi Tanzania with travel throughout the Mbeya and Katavi Districts. WRP has received funding for an expansion of project activities with a focus on addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and gender norms. We are seeking for GBV Officers based in Mbeya and Katavi who will work closely with our medical and outreach partners to design strategies and coordinate all GBV and gender-related activities in two regions of the Southern Highlands (Mbeya and Katavi)

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Program Implementation, Management and Development

Provides technical assistance with program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all GBV activities in the Southern Highlands;
Provides support and guidance to partner NGOs to ensure quality implementation and output in relation to agreed GBV objectives;
Collects and analyzes relevant data and assist the GBV Specialist to collate and prepare reports and other key documents;
Visits the GBV program sites on a regular basis and provide technical guidance to recommend changes for improvement in program and service working closely with GBV Specialist;
Provides orientations on GBV and gender issues to key staff internally and externally as and when needed;
Monitors the effectiveness of the program on a monthly basis, and submit monthly reports to the GBV Specialist;
Collaborates with the Outreach team, Finance/Admin and Procurement and Logistics Manager to ensure that program supplies and resources are available in a timely manner to support workshops, events and research conducted by outside consultants;
Works closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in developing, monitoring and reporting on indicators related to GBV and gender activities;
Develops monthly budget forecasts and reconcile budgeted to expended amounts.

2. Staff Management:

Identifies training needs for GBV implementing partners and develop capacity building program to strengthen personnel base and implementation of programs.

3. Coordination and Networking:

Supports coordinates and participate in GBV taskforce / sub cluster meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders;
Participates in key forums representing HJFMRI/WRP, providing key information from the field for relevant stakeholders, raise awareness on key issues relating to GBV;
Maintains strong working relationships with all relevant stakeholders throughout program cycle and devise appropriate capacity building strategies to ensure development and sustainability of all GBV program activities;
Represent HJFMRI/WRP at official forums as requested by the GBV Specialist and Outreach Director and Director HJFMRI HIV Program.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in public health, gender, behavioral sciences or related field preferred but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and five years experience in women’s/human rights.
At least 3 years experience implementing GBV related initiatives which can include a combination of community-based awareness-raising and prevention and/or facility based work developing capacity of (training) service providers to respond meaningfully to GBV.
Demonstrated understanding of the link between gender norms, GBV and HIV vulnerability.
Demonstrated understanding of the Tanzanian and Southern Highlands contexts
Experience with monitoring and evaluation of GBV focused interventions, preferably under PEPFAR.
Proficiency in English required; proficiency in Kiswahili preferred
Ability to travel in country up to 50% of the time.

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.

VCT OFFICER- KATAVI POSITION

Locally known as the Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program, the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental organization working in several countries conducting research studies and providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS. HJFMRI is funded by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHSW), HJFMRI has been leading a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004 with support from the President’s Emergency Plans for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program is based in the Mbeya and has since extended to more than 100 health facilities in Mbeya, Rukwa and Ruvuma regions, which collectively represent a catchment area of about 6 million people. Mbeya region is one of high prevalence regions in Tanzania and expansion of HIV care and treatment programs is critical.

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya or e-mailed to; recruitment@wrp-t.org NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is December 25th, 2014. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Job Title: Counseling and Testing Officer
Reports to: Regional Outreach Coordinator
Location: Katavi

General Overview:
The Counseling and Testing Officer is responsible for management of community based programming and supporting Voluntary Counseling and Testing and other related services under the Walter Reed Southern Highlands HIV Program Tanzania. Services includes, but are not limited to Training of Counseling and testing service providers; and execution and promotion of CT services across the zone and supervision of all CT activities to ensure quality service delivery, createing strong linkage with prevention and palliative care interventions. The incumbent will also be responsible for liaising with local and national associations/networks for post test clubs, for the purpose of developing comprehensive community programs for HIV and AIDS as it relates to the need/goals of care and treatment and research activities supported in Tanzania by the US Military HIV Research Program (USMHRP) and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF).

Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with the Outreach Coordinator to assess capabilities of local organizations (community based, non-government and faith based) within the Southern Highlands, identifying those who will participate under the Walter Reed Southern Highlands HIV Program either through direct funding and/or provision of technical assistance;
Coordinates Counseling and testing services expansion and implementation with other aspects of the Walter Reed Southern Highlands HIV Program as well as other USG and bilateral donors/partners active in the region, ensuring development of a comprehensive prevention interventions and counseling and testing program;
Facilitates development of organizational partners and their staff through provision of resources and technical assistance;
Assists partners in capacity building by establishing structures, tools and mechanisms to improve services including enhanced data collection and fiscal accounting and analysis and application of findings towards program planning;
Travels within the Southern Highlands for the purpose of program management, continued service development, implementation and evaluation of service delivery;
Promotes referral linkage to CTC for those eligible and organize CT campaigns for HIV Networks/NGOs in the zone;
Works with partners to ensure the collection of quality data within relevant areas of funding and the reporting of this data for semi-annual and annual submissions;
Participates as a member of the HIV USG Tanzania Team providing technical expertise in the area of CT and prevention activities ensuring programs are in line with the USG HIV/AIDS in-country strategy;
Prepares funding documents and written reports as may be required;
Develops and maintain good working relationships with other partners, governmental and non-governmental, within the three regions;
Provides monthly reports to the Outreach Director;
Provides technical assistance to other HJFMRI programs including HBC, OVC, Prevention, Lab &other projects as needed;
Performs any other assignments or duties that may be required to support the general program.
Requirements/recommendations:
At least five years of related community outreach experience related to one or more in the areas of counseling and testing, and prevention services
Knowledge about HIV disease, transmission and prevention based upon training or experience.
Knowledge and experience regarding community based programs for HIV prevention and supportive care and treatment
Experience in counseling in relation to death and dying
Extensive experience with care of hospice patients and hospice programs
Incumbent will be expected to travel frequently within Tanzania.
Program management experience and training in international settings, in particular, within a developing country situation
Position may require working evenings and weekends; will include working with groups focusing on various aspects of HIV prevention and care and treatment; will require working with various faith/church groups
Good communication skills; ability to troubleshoot; ability to work independently and supervise others.
Must be diplomatic and culturally sensitive, with excellent communications skills.

Education Qualifications:
Bachelor in Nursing or Advanced Diploma in Nursing with Postgraduate training in Public Health and/or Bachelor of Science in Counseling or related discipline.
Knowledge and skills in organizing health campaigns including VCT is desirable
Computer knowledge is additional advantage

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.

REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER (MBEYA) POSITION

Locally known as the Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program, the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is an international non-governmental organization working in several countries conducting research studies and providing care and treatment to people affected by HIV/AIDS. HJFMRI is funded by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHSW), HJFMRI has been leading a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania since 2004 with support from the President’s Emergency Plans for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program is based in the Mbeya and has since extended to more than 100 health facilities in Mbeya, Rukwa and Ruvuma regions, which collectively represent a catchment area of about 6 million people. Mbeya region is one of high prevalence regions in Tanzania and expansion of HIV care and treatment programs is critical.

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya or e-mailed to; recruitment@wrp-t.org NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is December 25th, 2014. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.
JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Job Title: Regional Program Manager
Reports to: Regional Implementation Director
Location: Mbeya

General Overview:

The regional Program Manager will oversee HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in the respective region. The Regional Program Manager will provide leadership and management oversight, and will report to the Regional Implementation Director located at the HJFMRI headquarters in Mbeya.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide technical guidance and support to care and treatment, PMTCT, counseling testing
Provide support to the Regional Medical Office and District Health Offices in planning, coordinating and supervision of regional wide scale up of HIV/AIDS services
Monitor and evaluate of HIV/AIDS services in collaboration with HJFMRI M&E team, program performance in the regions.
Coordinate HIV/AIDS related training activities for health workers and community workers in palliative care
Develop timely and accurate reports and documenting project lessons learnt and best practices
Provide an ongoing programmatic, management and financial oversight of funded activities required by the project.
Attend meetings both in Mbeya and where necessary in Dar es Salaam
Provide technical support to the HIV works done/performed by NGOs and CSOs in the region
Ensure improved linkages between health facility care with community palliative services provided by CHBC givers.

Strengthen and ensure continuum of care and a good flow of patient movement in the form of referral system to and from all health facility levels, home setting and the community.

Build capacity and provide technical support, project/programme and financial managerial support to NGOs and CSOs as well as to formal and inform community groups engaged in HIV/AIDS, PEPFAR funded activities.

Ensure strengthened linkage, coordination and partnership between the public regional health sector, community local partners and their corresponding Council Multi-sector AIDS Committees (CMACs)
Any other duties or assignment in the support of the program implementation and improvement

Qualifications:

Training as MD required. Masters in Public Health or equivalent desirable.
At least 5 years of experience in HIV/AIDS programming and clinical experience in management of HIV/AIDS patients.
Ability to travel at least 40% of the time within the region
Clear understanding of Tanzania health structure and system
Diplomatic and culturally sensitive with excellent communications skills.
Demonstrated initiative, creativity and flexibility in problem solving.
Fluent in oral and written English.

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.