Technical Advisor, Pre-Service Education – Jhpiego

Position Overview:
Working under the supervision of the Project Director and in collaboration with the Senior Technical Advisor, the Preservice Education (PSE) Technical Advisor will provide technical support across the preservice and support the vaccination technical component as needed for MCGL. S/he will work to strengthen the quality, efficiency and sustainability of PSE in public health training institutions in Tanzania and Zanzibar to improve MNCH care across the continuum. The PSE Technical Advisor is well versed in educational methodologies and technical content related to health care provider trainings.

The PSE Technical Advisor works in collaboration with the Human Resources Development Department of the MoHCDGEC, especially the Nursing Training Unit, zonal health resource centers and with individual health worker training institutions. The PSE Technical Advisor will work to implement program recommendations from the now closed MCSP program and foster sustainability and ownership of PSE programming by collaborating seamlessly with Government of Tanzania counterparts. The PSE Technical Advisor will be instrumental to strengthen and capacitate key systems including the Zonal Health Resource Centers, public health training institutions including skills laboratories, CQI, training and mentoring tutors and clinical instructors, and sustainable tracking systems of students. The PSE Technical Advisor will support the Government of Tanzania to deliver quality PSE interventions and work with MCGL program to ensure that PSE is owned and supported by the Government ofTanzania.
During the project, the PSE Technical Advisor will work collaboratively with the MNCH and Sustainability Technical Advisor and Immunization Technical Advisor to engage stakeholders in designing and adopting sustainability strategies, advocating for government funding for key meetings and activities, identifying and monitoring key sustainability milestones and advocating for inclusion of interventions into facility and institutional level budgets to pave the way for sustainability and scale.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Advanced degree in the clinical health field
3-5 Years’ experience in Preservice Education Program Implementation and Health Training Institution capacity building including rolling out CQI approach
Proven experience designing and rolling out curricula
Minimum of seven years’ experience in building health worker capacity in maternal and newborn health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, or other clinical areas
Five years or experience in clinical training
Knowledge and experience of sustainable program planning and implementation
Demonstrated experience in developing and/or integrating new updates into health worker training curricula
Proven skills in facilitation, team building, capacity building and coordination
Strong change management, results-orientcd and decision-making skills
Excellent spoken and written English skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and collaborate as member of the team to achieve results
Extensive knowledge of the local health systems
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
Previous experience and understanding of USG funded programs
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Method of Application
Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience.
To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the subject line of your e-mail. Applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history.
Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered.
Send the application through Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The closing date for applications is 29thOctober, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.