Senior Advisor – Quality Service Delivery job at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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Vacancy title:
Senior Advisor – Quality Service Delivery

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Deadline of this Job:
10 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, July 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position Title: Senior Advisor – Quality Service Delivery (1 POST)

Position Summary:
The Senior Advisor Quality Service Delivery will be
responsible for providing overall technical leadership and oversight of
all USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone programs and services in the 3
respective region. She/he will be responsible to the RPM and will work
in close collaboration with other regional project staff, relevant
region and district level health management teams in program implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide technical leadership to supported USAID Afya Yangu Southern
Zone programs including planning, execution, M&E and reporting of the
entire program work-plan in the assigned region
2. Lead regional implementation of key program initiatives including HIV
Testing (HTS) Services, Care and Treatment (C&T), PMTCT/EID, Ped HIV,
Laboratory Support, Supply Chain Management and Retention and Community
based health services, TB &TBHIV services to address program, donor and
national priorities at her/his region
3. Actively participate and provide technical assistance (TA) to the
R/CHMTs in planning, implementation, M&E, and reporting of HIV and TB
and related health programs, including the regional and council health
4. Oversee needs assessment, on HIV and TB programs in the region and organize efforts to address these needs including areas of capacity
building through on-job training, mentorship and supportive supervision
and health system strengthening in collaboration with the R/CHMTs.
5. In collaboration with the RPM, the Senior Advisor Quality Service
Delivery will be responsible for the timely development of efficient
work plans for the region and the monitoring of the progress versus
planned activities and targets in these work plans.
6. Lead efforts in identification of gaps in HIV and TB programs; design
and implement/oversee improvement initiatives to address these gaps; and
write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely
disseminate findings.
7. In collaboration with the RPM, the Senior Advisor Quality Service
Delivery is responsible for distribution, follow up and weekly/monthly
monitoring of set targets of key performance indicators by the region,districts and respective health facility.
8. Identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing
and new partners, in HIV and related services so as to maximize reach
and impact of USAID Afya Yangu Southern Zone program activities in the region.
9. Collaborate with RPM, grants team and regional technical team in
reviewing district subgrantees’ proposals and ensure implementation as per budgeted workplan so as to assure realistic target setting and adequate allocation of resources.
10. Lead efforts in writing technical program documents including
work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned, and other relevant
documents as required for wider dissemination and also for program
11. Oversee efforts to robustly analyse and utilize program data to
inform plans, priorities and resource allocation, write reports, best
practices and lessons learnt for wider dissemination and also for
program evaluation.
12. Ensure timely program monitoring and reporting activities for HIV
and TB programs data including supporting strengthening of the related M
& E systems- in collaboration with the ME&L team.
13. To supervise all regional technical staff under her/him and support
them to achieve maximum potential. 4
14. Support and advise the Quality Service Delivery Manager on USAID
Afya Yangu Southern Zone program implementation in her/his respective
region and perform any other work-related duty as may be assigned by
15. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education, Work experience and Skills:
1. Medical degree (MD or equivalent).
2. Master’s degree in the following fields: Public Health, Epidemiology,Biostatistics, or related discipline is preferred.
3. At least five years’ work experience in public health program
including 3 years’ experience with facility-based HIV services program planning and implementation at the national or regional level.
4. Working knowledge with PEPFAR-funded HIV programs.
5. Demonstrable leadership experience in public health programs and
services with competencies in supervising individuals and teams to
deliver intended outcomes.
6. Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Data
Analysis, Interpretation, Utilization and Operational research in the
HIV and TB programs.
7. Fluency in both written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.
8. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint).
9. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong
problem-solving skills.
10. Ability to travel to implementation districts a minimum of 80% of time.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates for any of the above position should submit the
application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact
information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work
related referees. The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the
position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading
of the email.

Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director through
email [email protected]   by 10th August 2022.

MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested
candidates. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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