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    Regional Program Manager November, 2018
    Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization
    affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 45 years
    now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and
    implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the
    delivery of health care services for women and their families.
    By putting evidence- based health innovations into everyday practice,
    Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the
    world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego, implementing a number of
    projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit a Regional Program Manager.
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    THE PREVIOUS LIST OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES (26+ POSTS Regional Program Manager. One position based in Tabora
    Position Overview:

    The regional program manager is responsible for overall management
    of the regional activities as well as the regional office to ensure the
    smooth running of the Jhpiego regional office and AIDSFree VMMC
    program. This includes handling day-to-day managerial operations of the
    regional office and regional program implementation activities. In
    collaboration with the Sr. Technical Advisor, the Sustainability and
    Capacity-Building Director and AIDSFree COP, the regional program
    manager ensures implementation of the projects vision and strategic
    direction at the regional level. The regional program manager also is
    the primary program contact for regional or district stakeholders.

    Responsibilities:
    Provide overall technical and programmatic management for the
    implementation of AIDSFree VMMC activities as the Tabora region develops
    strategies to scale up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC)
    through support of new and existing static sites and implement high
    intensity VMMC activities.

    Ensure implementation of AIDSFree VMMC demand creation activities
    consisting of advocacy, community mobilization, and social and behavior
    change communication to increase and sustain uptake of voluntary medical
    male circumcision (VMMC)
    Work collaboratively with governmental partners, civil society
    organizations and other entities to develop sustainable demand creation
    strategies and activities for VMMC and EIMC.
    Build capacity of regional, district and facility staff to ensure
    high quality and efficient services during the handover of VMMC
    services.

    In collaboration with the Sr. Technical Advisor and regional technical advisors,
    In collaboration with the Sr. Technical Advisor and regional
    technical advisors, ensure regional continuous quality improvement
    activities in collaboration with other implementing partners and
    champion its inclusion in implementing sustainability strategies.

    Conduct training of health providers and other key personnel to
    deliver quality services as part of rolling out new VMMC sites in Tabora
    region.

    Provide ongoing guidance to regional and district stakeholders in
    the design, delivery, expansion, sustainability and evaluation of
    AIDSFree VMMC activities in Tabora region.
    Collaborate with Tabora regional officials to orient regional and
    district officials on AIDSFree VMMC continuous quality improvement and
    facilitate its inclusion in service delivery.
    Contribute to building local capacity to deliver quality VMMC
    services through supportive supervision and mentoring of trainees and
    counterparts from the regional MOH office.

    Liaise with regional MOH officials and other partner organizations
    implementing male circumcision activities in Iringa and Njombe regions
    to ensure coordination and consistency, and regional ownership and
    sustainability of programs.
    Ensure that resources for AIDSFree VMMC program implementation are
    available by requesting supplies and materials in a timely manner and
    work with support staff to make necessary logistical arrangements for
    program success.

    Contribute to monitoring, evaluation, developing indicators,
    benchmarking and analysis of lessons learned, and presenting these to
    the donor and other audiences as appropriate.
    Write and edit strategic plans, work plans, quarterly and annual
    reports and other program-related documents, and provide prompt feedback
    to donor requests for information.

    Represent AIDSFree at meetings called in the region by MOH
    officials and other relevant partners including meetings hosting donor
    or other AIDSFree VMMC visitors in Tabora region.
    Support program implementation of AIDSFree VMMC in Iringa and Njombe regions, as required.
    Link in with Jhpiego’s other HIV programs operating in Tabora
    region to ensure the full strength of Jhpiego’s contribution in the
    region is well presented.
    Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Required Qualifications:
    Qualification as a clinician (Medical Doctor, AMO, or Nursing Degree) required; an advanced degree is desirable.
    Experience providing VMMC or EIMC as a surgeon or counsellor.
    At least 7 years’ programming and technical expertise in HIV prevention.
    At least 5 years’ experience managing health programs at a
    regional or national level, including planning, designing, budgeting,
    supervising, evaluating and documenting results.
    Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, inspiring teamwork
    and motivating staff, consultants and partners to achieve results.

    Demonstrated experience maintaining donor and partner relations;
    Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short
    deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
    Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili skills.
    Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
    Basic computer skills (word processing, PowerPoint, e-mail, Internet).
    Ability and willingness to travel up to 40% time

    Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line
    with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience.
    To apply please indicate the position title on the envelope or
    subject line of your e-mail, i.e. Application for Regional Program
    Manager. All applications should also include an up-to-date CV with
    three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your
    salary history. Ajira November, 2018

    The application address is HRTZ@jhpiego.org

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    The closing date for applications is two weeks after the first
    appearance of this advert.

    Caution to the applicants:
    There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates
    to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo,
    Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note:

    HRTZ@jhpiego.org is the address to use all
    the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any
    application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If
    shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive
    required steps. If you suspect any wrong – doing kindly write to the
    Director of Human Resource, through inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org.

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