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Job Opportunity at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, Program Coordinator

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Job title: Program Coordinator Paediatric TB Services
Immediate Supervisor: National Paediatric TB focal person (TBHIV Coordinator)
Dotted line supervisor: Senior Advisor TB service (EGPAF)
Location: NTLP office Dar es Salaam

Job Summary
The Project Coordinator Paediatric TB services, is a highly committed, selfmotivated
and result oriented individual. S/he will work at the ministry of health,
(NTLP) to support, supervise and coordinate implementation of all activities
related to Childhood TB in the country. S/he will be supervised by the TBHIV
coordinator who serves as a National Paediatric TB focal person and receive TA
from Senior Technical advisor TB services at EGPAF. S/he will be responsible to
ensure that childhood TB services are effectively provided, coordinated, monitored
and reported to MOH and donors. S/he will work closely with TB implementing
partners, RHMTs and CHMTs to push the childhood TB agenda forward using new
innovations in diagnosis and treatment of childhood TB.
S/he will ensure childhood Tb services are provided at highest quality according to
WHO and national guidelines by creating enabling environment to the regions and
through provision of Technical assistance to implementation teams

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinating Paediatric TB activities in the country including planning,
implementation,
monitoring, and documentation and reporting: Under the leadership of National
Paediatric TB focal person;
• Support Cap-TB project regions, councils and facilities to provide high quality
services
• Ensure good Documentation and reporting of national and project TB activities
• Representing NTLP and EGPAF at meetings and workshops related to Paediatric
TB



Required Qualifications
• MD or /Pediatrician from recognized university, MPH will be added advantage
• At least 5 years of proven experience in program management and
implementation of TB
programs in developing countries, including supervision and reporting
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Experience in clinical management of TB in children in resource poor settings
• strategic ideas into implementation
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Tanzania health system and national
Tuberculosis program is essential
• Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports for international
donor agencies.
• Good oral and written communication skills and strong work ethics
• Good knowledge of basic IT skills including Microsoft word, excel, power point,
and outlook and Internet).
• Creative imagination in designing interventions using Quality Improvement
principles
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a
team.
• Strong ability to think strategically, with equally strong practical ability to
translate
• Excellent oral and written English skills.

HOW TO APPLY
EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified
candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the
experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to

EGPAF.
Submissions to be sent to:
The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,
P.O. BOX 1628,
395 Ursino Park, Mwaikibaki Road, Morocco
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Or e-mail: recruitment.tanzania@pedaids.org

Closing date: 08th January 2018.
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