Job Vacancy Opened at Medical Research International | How to Apply

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Job Vacancy Opened at Medical Research International for Application | How to Apply.

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Join us in our efforts to end the HIV epidemic in Tanzania. Be part of the winning team to advance global health and save the lives of people living with HIV.

About HJFMRI Tanzania Program

The Walter Reed Program Tanzania (WRP-T) is a collaborative efĀ­fort that supports PEPFAR funded HIV prevention and treatment activities in the Southern Highlands and within the Tanzania PeoĀ­pleā€™s Defense Forces (PDF). HJF Medical Research International, Inc. Tanzania (HJFMRI-T) is a local non-profit that has supported these efforts since 2004 for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). PEPFAR activities are conducted in close colĀ­laboration with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community DevelĀ­opment, Gender, Elderly and Children; and the Presidentā€™s Office of the Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG), through the Regional and Council Health Management Teams.

HJFMRI-T provides care and treatment to people affected by HIV/ AIDS and has been actively involved in HIV and AIDS programĀ­ming, providing resources, personnel, and services to the SouthĀ­ern Highlands Zone. The program has expanded from supporting the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital to becoming a hub for antiĀ­retroviral treatment in the zone; to community support through decentralized services, with the overall objective of implementĀ­ing research, clinical HIV, prevention, care, and treatment servicĀ­es. HJFMRI-T currently operates in four regions in the Southern Highlands zone, which are Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi, Songwe, and Ruvuma region for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) intervention. The program also supports PDF in implementing comprehensive HIV prevention care and treatment programs in 21 sites throughout the country.

Employment opportunity:

HJF Medical Research International, Inc. Tanzania (HJFMRI-T) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the positions listed below.

Job Title: HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer, TPDF Program- 2 Positions
Reports to: HIV Care and Treatment Technical Advisor
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the C&T Technical Advisor, the Program Officer will support the coordination and monitoring of the impleĀ­mentation of HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities at WRP-T supported TPDF health facilities in Tanzania mainland and ZanziĀ­bar. The Program Officer will play a key role in ensuring program activities are carried out in alignment with the current Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar guidelines. He/she will take on responsiĀ­bilities in terms of providing regular supportive supervision and remediation plans for gaps identified at health facilities. S/he will assist in identifying and supporting capacity development of facilĀ­ity staff, as well as conducting basic M&E activities to monitor HIV care and treatment programs. The Program Officer will be based at the WRP-T, TPDF program office in Dar es Salaam with regular travel to program sites across 16 regions and Zanzibar.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with PDF health facilities to coordinate program planning, implementation and monitoring of integrated care and treatment services, RCH/PMTCT acĀ­tivities, early infant diagnosis (EID), TB/HIV collaborative activities, as well as VMMC activities at the facility level and through outreach activities
  • Build the capacity of health care workers and facilities by performing regular supportive supervision, mentorship
    and technical assistance visits at HJFMRI supported Care and Treatment facilities in line with project objectives and MoHCDGEC guidelines and in cooperation with TPDF HQ
  • Collaborate with facility staff, expert clients, and commuĀ­nity based HIV services providers to strengthen linkages of clients into care and treatment, PMTCT and EID
  • Facilitate and provide overall leadership and sound adĀ­vice at facility and community settings and improve client adherence to ART
  • Work with the M&E team to ensure availability of M&E tools and their correct use for data recording and reportĀ­ing
  • Liaise with the M&E team to ensure that program comĀ­ponents are functional (e.g. clarity of indicators, quality of M&E data collection tools, data quality, and reporting)
  • Ensure quality implementation, achievement of results for program activities and collaborate with other HJFMRI TPDF and SHZ program staff to ensure effective teamĀ­work
  • Timely activity and trip report writing and support techĀ­nical advisors in preparation of quarterly narrative and other reports as may be required
  • Perform any other assignment or duties that may be reĀ­quired to support the general program


  • Medical Degree is mandatory from a recognized instiĀ­tution and must be registered with the relevant profesĀ­sional body in Tanzania; postgraduate training in public health or infectious diseases will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years experience providing HIV/AIDS clinical care in Tanzania or previous experience workĀ­ing in HIV/AIDS care and treatment or research programs
  • Experience and knowledge of PEPFAR program impleĀ­mentation
  • Some knowledge of the current developments and best practices in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required
  • Basic competency with Computer Applications [Word, ExĀ­cel, PowerPoint]
  • Up to 60% travel required

Key personal competencies:

  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proven ability for program coordination, data analysis and report writing; ability to troubleshoot
  • Dynamic, persuasive, and convincing
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills

Cover letters and resumes should be sent by mail through post/ EMS/DHL/ or any reliable Courier to Senior Manager, Human ReĀ­sources, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya, or sent through e-mail toĀ [email protected]..

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