Tanzania Health Promotion Support Tuberculosis (TB) Services Manager Jobs

Tanzania Health Promotion Support Tuberculosis (TB) Services Manager Jobs


Overall Job Function

  • The TB Services Manager is responsible for overall technical leadership and guidance in TB programming.

  • Designs, plans and oversees implementation of TB services workplans in line with national guidelines and standards.

  • Provides technical support to Central and Zonal teams, regional and health management teams (R/CHMTs), healthcare providers and other stakeholders to implement quality TB services.

  • The position involves at least 40% field travel.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide overall guidance to the technical teams in the area of TB interventions, implementation and ensure that the program interventions are in line with the National priorities, policies and guidelines

    • Ensure the timely preparation and implementation of TB services work plans

    • Design, plan and monitor the implementation of TB, multidrug resistance (MDR)TB activities across all supported health facilities.

    • Coordinate the implementation of TB/HIV activities in compliance with national guidelines and provide leadership in implementation of the TB infection prevention control, detection and treatment of TB and MDR TB

    • Participate in the coordination meeting at central level and provide updates on the implementation of TB and MDR TB interventions in the two zones.

    • Develop/adapt effective TB and MDR TB interventions and ensure that they are implemented in the project areas

    • Conduct regular site visits and provide supportive supervision, clinical mentoring and data review to identify emerging needs and program challenges on TB services.

    • Ensures all equipment and supplies for TB and MDR TB interventions are available.

    • Represents THPS in the National and Regional meetings on TB and collaborates closely with
    NTLP to ensure program implementation is as per national guidelines.

    • Ensure timely drafting of all necessary technical reports; especially quarterly reports, and semi and annual reports

    • Provide technical assistance to regional and district health management teams in establishing and strengthen under one-roof TB/HIV activities in THPS supported regions.

    • Prepare work plans and periodic progress reports including quarterly and annual reports on TB/HIV programs.

    • Perform any other duty as directed.

    Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required

    • Doctor of Medicine degree

    • Master of Public Health (MPH) is an added advantage

    • A minimum of five years’ experience at senior level TB programming and implementation.

    • Experience in working with USAID supported programs.

    • Substantive knowledge of current best practices in TB programs in Tanzania

    • Ability to build strong partnerships with relevant stakeholders at national, regional and district levels.

    • Excellent documentation skills including drafting of reports, presentations and best practices.

    • Ability to work under pressure and timely meet deadlines.

    • Ability to plan, implement independently or in a team.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum to

  • ( hr.thps@gmail.com ) by 31st July, 2020 with a subject line of ‘USAID Uhuru TB & FP LON Facility Solutions Activity - Position’ e.g. USAID Uhuru TB & FP LON Facility Solutions Activity – Zonal Project Manager. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

  • THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS and people living with disability are encouraged to apply

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