FHI 360 International NGO Senior Technical Advisor, Biomedical Services Jobs in Tanzania

FHI 360 International NGO Senior Technical Advisor, Biomedical Services Jobs in Tanzania

Job Description

Overseeing and coordinating the provision of comprehensive HIV and other services at community level for KVP, AGYW and OVC including community-based HIV testing and counseling (CBHTC), pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV self-testing (HIVST), linkage to care, family planning (FP), services for gender-based violence (GBV) victims, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening.

Furthermore, overseeing the design and implementation of strategies to address the structural barriers preventing KVP from accessing services and increasing demand for and quality of services.

Also monitoring relevant indicators and ensuring that the targets set for EpiC are met by providing technical support and capacity building local community-based implementing partners. Additionally, ensuring all activities reaching KVP are implemented in line with GoT, USAID/PEPFAR and EpiC guidelines and standards .

Main Function/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the design and implementation of comprehensive strategies for strengthening the quality of and increasing uptake of HIV and other services at the community level, working closely with and supervising local implementing partners.

  • Provide regional leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery for KVP including KVP-friendly HIV testing services, PrEP, HIVST, FP, and linkage to care and comprehensive GBV services.

  • Support EpiC technical staff in the regions.

  • Support capacity of local service providers and community-based implementing partners to effectively reach KVP with HIV prevention services, FP, GBV and linkage to care.

  • Strengthen facility-community linkages.

  • Liaise with GoT counterparts, service providers, implementing partners and stakeholders to ensure activities are well-coordinated with other national and regional programs.

  • Ensure alignment with USAID/PEPFAR, GoT and EpiC standards, protocols
    and guidelines.

  • Develop and/or contribute to technical briefs, reports, guidelines and other materials.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Medical degree and 5 to 7 years of relevant experience providing biomedical services at the community level, including to KVP; or Master’s degree in public health, social work or other related degree required with 7 to 9 years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with the national HIV/AIDS standards and protocols for provision of services at community level for HIVST, PrEP, CBHTC, FP and GBV.

  • Familiarity with Tanzania public health sector at multiple levels; experience working with GoT stakeholders.

  • Familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs.

  • Experience in programs serving KVP and programs addressing gender norms.

  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KVP.

  • Experience in technical capacity building of Tanzanian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs), especially those working with KVP.

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.

  • Well-developed computer skills.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 International NGO Senior Technical Advisor, Biomedical Services Jobs in Tanzania

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