District Project Manager (DPM)·1Post- Dar es Salaam 38 views

Job Description

Reports to: Regional Project Manager (RPM), Dar es Salaam

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of the Afya Kwanza project work-plan and other MDH supported activities, in her/his respective council(s)
  • To lead implementation of key program initiatives to address program,donor and national priorities – such as index HIV testing and focused PITC – in line with national guidelines
  • To ensure efficient utilization of Afya Kwanza project resources and compliance with donor regulations
  • To actively participate in and provide technical assistance (TA} to the District MedicalOfficer (OMO) and District AIDS Control Coordinator (DAGG), Council Health Management Team (CHMT) and supported health facilities in planning, implementation, M&E, and reporting of HIV and related health programs, including the Council Comprehensive Health Plan (CCHP)
  • To participate in strategic negotiations with council authorities on project issues on behalf of the RPM
  • To conduct needs assessment, on HIV and related programs and services in her/his council(s) and organize efforts to address these needs -;including in areas of capacity building and health system strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, OMO and
  • To identify, engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with existing and new partners, in HIV and related services so as to maximize reach and impact of Afya Kwanza project activities in the council(s)
  • To work with the RPM and Grants Officer to develop and oversee sub-grantees plans and budgets, as well as ensure optimum resource allocation and utilization and compliance with donor regulations
  • To ensure timely collection and submission of national HIV services and program data -as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize program data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination
  • To lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV and related programs and services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHEs, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address these gaps; and write abstracts,posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate findings.
  • To implement and manage a robust capacity building program, for HIV and related service providers; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training
  • To supervise program staff under her/him in her/his respective council(s)
  • To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  • To support and advise the RPM on Afya Kwanza program implementation and related issues in her/his respective council(s) and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RPM 

Required Qualifications: Education, Work experience and skills

  • MedicalDoctor degree with current registration from the medical council of Tanzania
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added adva
  • At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
  • At least 3 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV or related clinical and public health programs and services
  • Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
  • Experience in writing of abstracts, manuscripts,proposals and reports
  • Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel,Powerpoint and internet
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines

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