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3. ICAP of Columbia University Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Advisor Jobs in Kenya


The Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Advisor will provide technical leadership in analyzing and addressing health systems barriers to HIV service delivery. S/he will work to ensure the project effectively strengthens health systems and addresses gaps in HSS domains with a focus on human resources, leadership/governance, and health service delivery.

S/he will work to ensure the project responds to health systems barriers to HIV scale up, in line with national guidelines and global best practices. This position will ensure the technical and methodological soundness of activities and, in collaboration with the project team and partners, support the design of effective health systems strengthening interventions, based on sound and current scientific evidence.

The HSS Advisor will liaise closely with the ICAP technical and programmatic staff based in both Dar es Salaam and New York.

Note: This position is contingent upon receipt of award and funder approval of key personnel.

Location: Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Major Responsibilities

The HSS Advisor will assume the following responsibilities:
  • Provide direction, leadership, and on-going assessment of the project’s HSS components with a focus on human resources and leadership.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of an essential package of HSS activities and services.
  • Guide implementation of HSS activities at the national level and facilitate the achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Provide technical assistance to MOHSW in health workforce education and development to ensure adequate supply and skills mix of health workers to deliver HIV/AIDS services.
  • Provide technical assistance to MOHSW in health workforce utilization, management and retention to ensure a consistent and sustainable supply of trained workers in HIV high-burden areas.
  • Contribute to the development of progress and technical reports.

    Education
    Advanced degree in public health, international health, or related discipline

    Experience, Skills, And Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Tanzania health system, particularly the public health system, experience living and working in Tanzania preferred.
  • Five years of first-hand experience in strengthening of health services, health workforce development and management, and performance improvement.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in national programs and technical staff in the areas.
  • Ability to synthesize information and utilize communication approaches to disseminate and utilize that information for improvement.
  • Experience working with US Government or other bi-lateral donors, as well as experience in working with senior government officials.
  • Experience working in HIV/AIDS field in sub-Saharan Africa, especially Tanzania, strongly preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with US Government reporting requirements, including PEPFAR indicators.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

    Application Instructions
    Interested applicants should send their resumes named after their names by email with a subject line referring the position you are applying for to icap-tz-hr@columbia.edu Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

    For more information and job application details, see; ICAP of Columbia University Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Advisor Jobs in Kenya

    4. ICAP of Columbia University Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Tanzania

    The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will provide technical leadership in M&E, evaluation and implementation science activities, and knowledge management for this project.

    S/he will lead the M&E, strategic information (SI), and health management information system (HMIS) technical assistance (TA) activities and establishment and management of a transparent and robust project M&E system including overseeing the design, review, and implementation of a M&E plan, associated frameworks, and methodologies for the CDC-funded project.

    Note: This position is contingent upon receipt of award and funder approval of key personnel.

    Location: Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

    Major Responsibilities

    The M&E Advisor will assume the following responsibilities:
  • Provides high-level technical oversight for project activities, including ensuring high quality, technically sound
    outputs
  • Conceives of, manages and provides TA to strengthen national and sub-national capacity for strategic, data driven planning of the national HIV/AIDS response; and implementation of contextually relevant surveillance systems, robust routine M&E systems, and HMIS
  • Recruits, supervises, mentors and motivates project technical team.
  • Oversee M&E capacity building activities and TA to Public Health Institutions (PHIs) in Tanzania in the areas of M&E, SI, and HMIS
  • Provide technical guidance to PHIs and other stakeholders in Tanzania for high quality data collection, dissemination, analysis, and use
  • Provide TA on the development and strengthening of data-related guidance documents, access to data by all stakeholders including making data publicly available in various formats and through various mechanisms, and capacity for data analysis and use for decision-making
  • Provide TA on the development and strengthening of electronic systems (e.g. DHIS) systems including ensuring users at different levels have access for submission and use of data, systems capture needed data, and support data quality
  • Support the Tanzania PHI M&E system to develop indicators, develop data collection tools, and conduct related mentoring and training
  • Provide TA on the development and implementation and routine data quality assessment procedures to address data completeness, timeliness, and accuracy
  • Facilitate and provide leadership to ensure effective design, review, and implementation of the project’s M&E plan, including the development of project outputs, performance indicators, and targets
  • Design and oversee the implementation of M&E systems to collect, manage, and disseminate data for reporting progress towards the project’s objectives
  • In coordination with the Chief of Party and technical staff, prepare consolidated reports that include concise narratives and relevant tables and/or graphs to meet reporting requirements for all donors and stakeholders
  • Manage other project staff and consultants including the HMIS Advisor
  • Ensure regular coordination with ICAP-NY SI unit
  • Undertake overall coordination of project knowledge management activities to document, share and archive data to build institutional memory as well as to inform programmatic direction
  • Carry out other duties and special assignments, as requested

    Education
    Advanced degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, international health, or related discipline

    Experience, Skills, And Minimum Qualifications
  • 8 + years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in international public health projects with HIV/AIDS M&E experience being highly desirable
  • High-level computer including strong data management and analysis skills with ability to rapidly process and analyze data using the following: MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS, and Epi-Info Windows.
  • Experience in HMIS including electronic medical record and aggregate data systems
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Experience in supervising staff with a demonstrated ability to motivate staff and build effective teams
  • Experience working with U.S. Government or other bi-lateral donors preferred, strong familiarity with CDC reporting requirements
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with local Government officials, international donors, and technical and administrative staff
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English; ability to interact professionally in English
  • 3 + years of experience working in the HIV/AIDS field in in sub-Saharan Africa with previous experience working in Tanzania strongly preferred

    Travel Requirements
    The M&E Advisor will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and will be expected to regularly travel in-country including Zanzibar. In addition, there is the possibility of one or more international trips per year.

    Application Instructions
    Interested applicants should send their resumes named after their names by email with a subject line referring the position you are applying for to icap-tz-hr@columbia.edu Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

    For more information and job application details, see; ICAP of Columbia University Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Tanzania

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