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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Job Position, SENIOR HIVST TECHNICAL ADVISOR AT PSI

 






Job Title: SENIOR HIVST TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Reporting to: COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE

Location: DODOMA, TANZANIA

Who we are

With 50 years of experience. working in over 60 countries. Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading nonprofit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible - bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift pokey and funding to better support consumer empowered health care.

There are over 8.000, PSIers around the world We are diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we da

Join us

PSI with fuming from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS. Tuberculosis, and Malaria (The Global Fund') will work closely with the Tanzania National AIDS Control Program (NACP). President’s Office Regional Administrative and Local Government (PO-RALG). World Health Organization (WHO), Global Fund PR/SAC to provide technical assistance (TA) for the HIV differentiated service delivery (DSD) strategic initiative (51) to address gaps in testing and treatment for key populations. men, and adolescents. PSI Tanzania will offer technical assistance focusing on DSD IA area HN Self. Testing (HNST) and support:

Enabling environment for HIVST scale up. including systems adaptations for MYST gale up and strengthening human resource capacity for HIVST scale up.

HIVST service delivery including quality assurance and service delivery for Workplace-Based Distribution

Pharmacy 'based distribution; Community-Based Distribution and ICI- Supported HIVST Distribution

Strategic demand generation of the target groups for HIVSI

We are looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to provide overall technical assistance. leadership, and project management for the HIV 050 Strategic Initiative this role will function as primary contact for in country stakeholders including MoHCOGEC and local WHO team The Senior Technical Advisor will monitor and track activity progress, against timelines and budget and ensure all deliverables related to this assignment are finalized.

Your contribution

·         Provide high quality technical expertise and assistance to NACP in the development and adaptation of standard national implementation toolkits, including national standard operating procedures and training guidelines and tools for HIV Self-Testing.

·         Provide technical assistance to the NACP to revise HTS guidelines to include HWST for different service delivery models.

·         Coordinate support for capacity building of R/CHMT to forecast and order HIVST kits and support the procurement and supply chain and distribution of HIVST kits to regions and councils based on the projected needs.

·         Coordinate support for development of linkage toots (including mHealth) to track referrals to care and prevention and provide support for data quality assurance for HWST integrated within existing routine data quality processes for HIS.

·         Provide technical assistance to NACP for the adaption of training curriculum and provide support for the development of HIVST trailing package for pharmaceutical personnel and workplace peer educators.

·         In collaboration with NACP and Global Fund PR/SRs, develop a tailored package of HIVST differentiated service delivery approaches.

·         Provide technical assistance to NACP to develop a scale up plan for HIVST distribution in workplace. community. and pharmacy models.

·         Coordinate support for the development of an HIVST advocacy strategy and costed HIVST communication strategy for target populations.

What are we looking for?

·         You have a master's degree in public health Infectious diseases. or related degree at a minimum: MD or PhD preferred.

·         You are Tanzanian arid have at least 10 years of experience in HIV service delivery. preferably in Tanzania.

·         You have experience with HIV Self. Testing and/or differentiated HIV testing/differentiated HIV winces.

·         You have a proven track-record with working in close collaboration with national stakeholders (the Tanzania National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Presidents Office-Regional Administrative and Local Government (PO-RALG).

·         Demonstrated commitment to and technical expertise in HIV differentiated service delivery.

·         You have significant experience living and wonting In a developing country and expertise In working on management of infectious diseases.

·         You have demonstrated strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

·         You have demonstrated experience working with host country government.

·         You have demonstrated experience working with host country nationals.

·         You are fluent in Swahili and English speaking and writing skills

·         References will be required.

What would get is excited/

Proven coaching. facilitation and communication skills.

Excellent knowledge of Global Fund and Tanzania Government approaches and regulations.

How to apply:

Application for the position must include:

·        Cover letter 'nitrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.

·        Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address email and day -time mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees. ONE being your last employer

Application will be considered valid. if sent/received before I 703hrs, Wednesday. 17° November, 2021. Please note that only short -fisted candidate’s meetings the above requirements will be contacted. Send you application to reauitmentiSsior.tz In MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online

 

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