Technical Medical Director, Development Aid , Tanzania

DRS is looking for a Technical Medical Director to work for an INGO whose mission is to improve the health care of people in Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Position Description

INGO now seeks an outstanding individual who will bring solid technical expertise and strong motivation to oversee the programme expansion. The technical director will operate under the leadership of and work in close collaboration with the Country Director. The candidate will oversee and guarantee the technical and methodological soundness of all programme activities as well as lead the implementation of the Cholera project.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide technical oversight, strategic direction, and definition of appropriate project activities.
Develop technical components of annual work plans, write the technical sections of yearly reports, and ensure project objectives and deliverables are met in a timely manner.
Oversee, guide project managers, and provide the necessary advice and feedback to improve their work, and content management.


Medical Doctor (MD) with experience in public health, preferably in low-resource settings.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior management position, with a proven track record of strong management skills with complex programs and a large staff.
Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development and health programmes.

Language skills:

Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English

The updated CVs in English should be submitted to, under the title: DRS 11454 (ref. number). Due to the high number of applications received, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that the above requirements can be modified during the recruitment process according to the client’s procedures.