Technical Director – APHFTA

Objective of this Role
The Technical Director’s overall roles and responsibilities of are to provide technical guidance in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of VMMC services by strengthening the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive VMMC services aligned to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies and promotes adherence to COP20 VMMC technical considerations.

Roles and Responsibilities
Develop project strategic plans cognizant of the needs of the government, DPs and APHFTA
Monitor progress on achieving goals of strategic plans towards APHFTA and DPs’ targets
Provide technical guidance to all VMMC activities including the review and management of operational procedures and give input into marketing strategies to reach clients
Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the VMMC Project
Provide technical guidance in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of VMMC services and support linkages to STI, ART and TB care.
Conduct regular site visits to review Project implementation and provide onsite and telephonic support as and when needed and make recommendations for corrective action as required.
Strengthen the capacity of service delivery teams to provide comprehensive VMMC services aligned to National and PEPFAR guidelines and policies
Ensure all project staff have clear job description, Organizational Planning and Review Appraisals (OPRAS) are done as per APHFTA HR manual
Supervise Project Personnel and ensure that they grow in their jobs, skills and abilities
Ensure all subordinate staff meet expectations and provide high quality standard of work
Oversee all project M & E Activities including development of appropriate SOP, Guidelines, Systems to ensure quality of data
Oversee and support the MEL team to ensure timely data verification and supporting of verification reports to USAID
Support implementation teams in the development and monitoring of implementation plans
Provide expert advice on Project targets and analyze Project results against targets and make recommendations for corrective action, submit monthly reports to the Chief of Party (CoP) and support Director of Programs to compile and submit to all stakeholders

Required Qualifications and experience
Doctor of Medicine degree required; additional degree in public health or related field is preferred
At least five years of senior level management experience in the design, implementation, and management of an activity of similar size, complexity, and setting
Ten years of senior level experience in health service delivery required, with an emphasis on child health, VMMC or biomedical prevention preferred
Proven capacity to implement activities adhering to international norms and standards
Knowledge of USG and Government of Tanzania health initiatives and related requirements
Exceptional skills in data analysis and the utilization of data for decision-making
Strong English and Swahili speaking and writing language skills

Preferred Skills
Demonstrated leadership ability
Analytical skills in planning and budget review
Decision making
Business mindset
Self-motivated
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
Excellent report writing
Excellence in external and internal communication

Method of Application
♦ Submit your updated detailed CV (Max. five pages in PDF), with a letter of commitment declaring your intent to take up the position.
♦ List of three referees with their current contacts, the referees must be one supervisor, one supervisee and a colleague
Deadline of Submission
The Expression of Interest must be in English and should be submitted electronically or physically to APHFTA offices and addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer,
Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA),
Lumumba Street, Kidongo Chekundu, P.O.Box 13234, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania.
E-mail info@aphfta.org
The closing date is 20th January 2021 at 18hr00 EAT. Interested applicants should ensure that Expression of Interest are delivered timely and to the correct address as indicated above. In case of late submission, the application will not be considered for evaluation.

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