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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Opportunities at Youth Wings (YW) Tanzania, 2023
Youth Wings (YW) Tanzania Jobs, 2023
BIOMEDICAL TECHNICAL OFFICER (BTO) – POST (01)
Biomedical Technical Officer (BTO) at YOUTH WINGS (YW) October, 2023VACANCY TITLE
– BIOMEDICAL TECHNICAL OFFICER (BTO) – POST (01) Organization
: YOUTH WINGS (YW) – Tanzania. Duty Station
: ARUSHA, TANZANIA.Reports to:
PROGRAMME MANAGER. Start Date:
1st November 2023.
About YOUTH WINGS (YW) – Tanzania:
WINGS (YW) is a dynamic youth-led Civil Society Organization (CSO)
based in Arusha, dedicated to empowering the young generation in
Tanzania to reach their full potential. We advocate for improved
healthcare services, economic opportunities and social wellbeing for
Tanzanian youth vulnerable to HIV. Our
impact extends across Tanzania with the focusing on comprehensive public
health and mental health, human rights, gender equality, social
inclusion, governance and community economic empowerment.
About the Role:
WINGS is excited to implement the “Meeting Targets and Maintaining
Epidemic Control (EpiC)” project in the Arusha Region. Epic, funded by
the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), aims to achieve and
sustain HIV epidemic control. In this expansion, we are recruiting a
skilled Biomedical Technical Officer to fill a key role in the existing
The Biomedical Technical Officer will provide
technical support in the implementation and expansion of integrated
HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services in health facilities
and communities and beneficiaries targeted by the Project i.e.
community-based HIV testing and counseling (CBHTC), pre-exposure
prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV self-testing (HIVST), linkage to care, family
planning (FP), services for gender-based violence (GBV) victims, and
sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening. This position requires
experience in working with mostly at high-risk vulnerable populations
programs and the ability to interact well with targeted mostly at
high-risk vulnerable populations(beneficiaries), peer educators,
navigators and health service providers from the health facilities in a
non-stigmatized and non-judgmental manner. Reporting directly to the
Programme Manager, the Biomedical Technical Officer will be responsible
for the quality delivery of the EpiC project across Arusha. This is
contingent on effective coordination, supervision, and structured
capacity building of local peer’ groups implemented in Project delivery.
As the Biomedical Technical Officer, the primary focus will be
on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services. You will lead facility
and community-based testing efforts to reach mostly at high-risk
vulnerable populations. This includes the following aspects:
Facility-Based Testing: He/she will work closely with health facilities
to ensure the delivery of high-quality HIV testing and treatment
services. This involves supervising health service providers, monitoring
the testing and treatment cascade and strengthening retention in care.
Community-Based Testing: He/she will develop and execute strategies for
effective community-based testing such as mobile and index testing and
Social Network Strategy (SNS) services also including coaching,
mentoring and supervising biomedical health care providers to achieve
their targets with fidelity.
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Program Development: Develop and execute a clear program implementation
plan for Arusha overseeing health service providers’ field activities.
Service Coordination: Lead coordination, supervision, and provision of
HIV testing and services, PrEP, family planning and more, both in
healthcare facilities and communities.
• Cascade Monitoring: Monitor
and improve the HIV testing and treatment cascade, focusing on
initiation, linkage and retention in care.
• Partnership Building:
Collaborate with partners to strengthen care retention and establish a
continuum of care between the community and healthcare facilities.
Community Engagement: Engage health service providers in high-yield
testing strategies, including mobile and index testing services in the
• Capacity Building: Provide coaching, mentoring, and supervision to biomedical providers to achieve their targets effectively.
Quality Assurance: Ensure all biomedical services adhere to national
standards and project SOPs, including quality control measures.
Establish and develop the capacity of QI teams in the design,
implementation, and monitoring of QI efforts.
• Training: Participate in training health service providers and collaborate with local authorities and partners.
• Stakeholder Relations: Maintain relationships with local government authorities, implementing partners and stakeholders.
• Data Management: Coordinate with the Data Manager to ensure effective data collection and reporting.
Commodity Management: Monitor regional supplies of biomedical
commodities and ensure prompt procurement to maintain service delivery.
• Reporting: Ensure proper documentation and reporting of service data.
• Knowledge Sharing: Share knowledge, best practices through QI, lessons learned and success stories.
• Ad Hoc Duties: Perform other duties assigned by the line manager.
NEW TANZANIAN JOBS, INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES 2023 (1,433 POSTS)
Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Nursing or Medicine with 2-5
years of experience in facility and community-based biomedical and at
high-risk populations focused clinical services.
• Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania and relevant national guidelines.
• Experience in working with government health teams at regional, district and council levels.
• Strong training and mentorship skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with diverse populations in a non-judgmental, confidential and non-discriminatory manner.
• Strong understanding of results-based management and co-ordination.
• Experience in working with local government structures and systems.
• Flexibility to work under pressure, including weekends and remote areas.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.
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How to Apply:
WINGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a competitive compensation
package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online and 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
addressed to the Human Resource Department PO. BOX 16375 Ilboru Arusha, through email@example.com
by uploading an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
with Names and Addresses of three (3) referees as a SINGLE DOCUMENT in
pdf format. Qualified Female Candidates are especially encouraged to
Application Deadline: 10th October 2023, 12:00 PM
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job and does not
restrict specific tasks. Management reserves the right to review and
revise this document. YOUTH WINGS is an equal opportunity employer that
does not discriminate based on various factors, including race,
religion, gender identity, and physical or mental disability.