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Program Officer, Reproductive and Child Health


Published by Jobstanzania on 6:18:00 pm

The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI), an affiliate of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Organization (EGPAF) is Tanzanian led and managed national organization focusing largely on HIV and AIDS and other related health programs. AGPAHI implements all its programs in collaboration with Tanzania Government Entities through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government (PO RALG) and other stakeholders. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are well-integrated into existing regional and district health systems.

AGPAHI is implementing various projects that are highly demanding and thus the organization is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent people to fill various positions as per the AGPAHI organogram

Position: Program Officer, Reproductive and Child Health
Duty Station: Tanga, Mwanza and Shinyanga
Responsible to: Regional Program Coordinator

Purpose of post:
Program Officer, Reproductive and child health is a self-motivated individual who will provide oversight and technical assistance to districts to enable them provide quality comprehensive implementation of PMTCT/Reproductive Child Health (RCH) activities in respective districts in collaboration with R/CHMTs. He/ she will be required to provide clinical advice and direction in the implementation of scaling –up of PMTCT/RCH, pediatric HIV, HEEID services, Adolescent services and Cervical Cancer Screening and Follow up services within AGPAHI. He/ She will coordinate all PMTCT/RCH, pediatric HIV,HEEID services, Adolescent services and Cervical Cancer screening services activities and program components within AGPAHI implementing sites. Participate in planning of PMTCT/RCH, Pediatric activities including HIV Exposed Early Infant Diagnosis (HEEID), Adolescent services and Cervical Cancer screening services within AGPAHI.

Principal Functions:
Assists in co-ordination of PMTCT/RCH, pediatric HIV, HEEID services, Adolescent services and Cervical Cancer Screening and Follow up services in the programs
 Coordinate the management of PMTCT/RCH, pediatric HIV,HEEID services, Adolescent services and Cervical Cancer Screening and Follow up related activities within AGPAHI implementation sites.

Provide technical inputs and assistance to health facilities and AGPAHI staff
 Visit health facilities and provide onsite technical assistance to health facilities and project staff including Sit in Approach (SIA) at the clinic days on PMTCT/RCH and Pediatric issues.
 In collaboration with CHMTs identify site staff training needs, organize and facilitate Pediatric HIV and AIDS training when deemed necessary.

Facilitate quality improvement of service delivery by sub-grantees 10

Facilitate monitoring and evaluation of our sub grantees
 To perform a systematic supervision of M&E systems and to make effective use of M&E data to monitor performance and to provide feedback.
 Make use of CTC 2 and GLASER data base to monitor performance of sub grantee
 Assist sites with quarterly preparation of C&T, PMTCT/RCH and LIFE reports when necessary

Facilitate communication with partners and donors
 Acts as the main contact person for sub-grantees to coordinate the communication between sub-grantee, Field office and other program staff on PMTCT/RCH, Adolescent, Pediatric and HEEID issues.

Reflective practice and organizational learning
 Identify, document and share various treatment models and their effectiveness with key lessons learnt on Reproductive ,Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent (RMNCAH)HIV care and treatment from local partner treatment facilities

Qualifications, Skills and ability
Advance diploma or degree in Medical related field Preference will be given to the following;

 Minimum three years’ experience in HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment programs
 Experience in RMNACH activities, PMTCT/RCH and Pediatric HIV/AIDS programs
 Clinical experience of RCH and Pediatric HIV/ AIDS management
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Sunday 25th February, 2018 to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative, by e-mail to recruitment@agpahi.or.tz

Please mention the title of the position in your email subject and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Submission can also be dropped physically or by post in the address below:

Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative
Plot 372, House No. 7 Chole Road (Near Coco Beach)
P.O. Box 38252 Dar es Salaam
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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