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District Tuberculosis/HIV Coordinator

The position will be based in the Kwimba district in Mwanza region of Tanzania.

The District Coordinator will provide technical assistance to outpatient departments of hospitals, tuberculosis clinics, and HIV clinics for the implementation of joint tuberculosis-HIV program activities in the district.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining baseline data on tuberculosis and HIV activities in the district.
  • Develop and coordinate an effective referral system of tuberculosis and HIV patients to appropriate services for HIV counseling, screening, care, and treatment within the district or region.
  • Conduct supervisory visits to tuberculosis and HIV diagnostic and care facilities, provide on-the-job training for providers, prepare reports on supervisory visits, and provide feedback on achievements and constraints to the Zonal Tuberculosis/HIV Coordinator and the facilities visited.
  • Prepare regular quarterly tuberculosis/HIV reports and present findings during relevant meetings.
  • Participate in quarterly district meetings.

    Required Skills

  • Expertise in tuberculosis diagnosis and knowledge of treatment and/or counseling.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.

    Required Experience

  • Clinical officer with a diploma in clinical medicine or assistant medical officer with advanced diploma in medicine.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in public health and/or tuberculosis control or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Job Location Kwimba, Tanzania Position Type Full-Time/Regular

    To apply for this position, click on: District Tuberculosis/HIV Coordinator

    Country » Ghana

    Chief of Party

    Based in Accra, Ghana, the COP will be responsible for providing overall project leadership, management, and technical direction. Specific duties include the following:

  • Provide overall vision and strategy for the implementation and direction of all project activities.
  • Serve as the project's primary liaison with USAID Ghana, international and regional partners, and host-country government officials.
  • Act as primary liaison with the MalariaCare Washington DC office in technical and managerial matters.
  • Supervise project technical staff, including the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and technical line managers, ensuring that they are successfully managing project activities and achieving deliverables.
  • Work with government counterparts in defining project activities and targets and ensure close collaboration.
  • Represent MalariaCare Ghana with technical working groups and in meetings with other donors, partners, and government officials.
  • Initiate and manage effective collaborative partnerships.
  • Identify best practices, and support the introduction and scale-up of technical interventions in malaria diagnostics and treatment.
  • Oversee annual project work planning and periodic reporting.
  • Oversees compliance with the goals set in the contract and with USAID regulations and PATH policies and systems. Contribute to the design of project monitoring and evaluation systems and to regular project evaluations to assess progress and recommend solutions.
  • Represent the project at periodic meetings with stakeholders to report on planned activities and actions, including implementation status.

    Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage technical assistance teams and multi-partner collaborative projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and oversee interventions at both the central and community levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with USAID, implementing partners, Ghanaian Governmental organizations and institutions at the national and regional level, local nongovernmental organizations, and community-based organizations and structures.
  • Well balanced professional able to see the big picture with attention to detail.
  • Critical thinker, with the ability to lead a team toward innovation and creativity.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Ability to travel up to 30 percent in-country; limited international travel expected.

    Required Experience

    Doctor of Medicine (MD), with an advanced degree in public health, international development, or related field preferred A minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership role working in technical assistance programs with substantial experience working in malaria control programs.

    Health systems strengthening experience strongly preferred.

    At least three years managing health projects, including direct supervision of professional and support staff, as a COP or DCOP, preferably in USAID-funded projects.

    Experience working in Africa, preferably in Ghana, required.

    Demonstrated experience in capacity building, supervision, and mentoring.

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply for this position; Chief of Party

    Country » Kenya


    The specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Answer telephone calls, take messages and ensure staff receive messages promptly.
  • Report and follow up on faulty telephone lines.
  • Maintain the appearance of the lobby / reception area.
  • Receive and attend to visitors whist they await appointment.
  • Responsible for front office security.
  • Receive documents and other deliveries for the office, ensuring that these are distributed to respective addressees.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail including courier services; prepare mail labels for outgoing mail, log in and stamp incoming & outgoing mail appropriately.
  • Work closely with the Travel Planner to get updates and information on staff whereabouts to enable accurate information sharing.
  • Update staff and PATH partners contact lists and data bases.
  • Support the preparation of staff meetings and record meeting proceedings.
  • Support with document preparation such as typing, photocopying, scanning, faxing etc as assigned

    Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, polite and pleasant personality and courteous on phone.
  • Considerable tact and poise, dynamic, creative & innovative person.
  • Have self drive and motivation.
  • Neat and well organized person, a time keeper and team player.
  • Excellent secretarial skills including oral communication, cohesive interpersonal skills, with ability to work under pressure and deal with people of varied orientations.
  • Ability to perform a variety of important sometimes urgent, confidential, and complex tasks with constantly changing priorities for the Administrative and sometimes management staff
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions and establish and maintain good working relationships with officials, other employees and the general public.
  • Considerable skill in operation of a computer. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain office records and files, interpret rules and regulations and to apply them to work situations.

    Required Experience

    Diploma in Secretarial studies including a minimum of two years Receptionist work or Diploma in Business Administration or Business Management with at least 3 year experience in a busy reception / environment.

    Knowledge of standard secretarial / receptionist practices and of business English, arithmetic, modern office equipment, practices, and procedures required

    Job Locations: Nairobi

    Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

    To apply:

    please visit our employment website,, click on the career site link, search for job code 5610, and apply online.

    PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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