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New Job Opportunity At PSI Tanzania- Senior Technical Advisor, July 2020- Ajira360tz.com

Established in 1993, PSI Tanzania works in partnership with the Government of Tanzania in the priority health areas of sexual and reproductive health, malaria prevention, HIV and maternal and child health. Using PSI’s market development approach and targeted social behavior change, PSI Tanzania works to support the government in addressing market failures in the public health space across the country.


Job title: Senior Technical Advisor Department: PMI Impact Malaria project in Tanzania 
Based at:  PSI in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Reports to : the Chief of Party 

Job Summary
We are looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to provide high quality technical expertise and assistance to NMCP and ZAMEP for the development of policies, strategies, and implementation plans related to case management, malaria in pregnancy (MIP), and chemoprevention, and to provide high-level technical oversight to the IM team in Tanzania.   

Job duties
▪︎ Provide high quality technical expertise and assistance to NMCP and ZAMEP for the development of policies, strategies, and implementation plans related to case management, malaria in pregnancy (MIP), and chemoprevention
▪︎ Contribute to technical working groups advising on and interpreting NMCP-led operations research studies on chemoprevention and on findings from the group ANC study
▪︎ Provide technical assistance to ZAMEP in designing case management-related activities recommended by Zanzibar’s Malaria Elimination Advisory Committee (ZMEAC) and in preparing presentations and reports for ZMEAC meetings/consultations
▪︎ Contribute to finalization and rollout of revised national treatment guidelines, including technical inputs, dissemination, and orientation of health workers in up to 15 regions
▪︎ Lead internal quarterly technical reviews of the team’s work on MSDQI and iCCM
▪︎ Coordinate with other USAID-funded health sector activities to ensure that services are seamless and client-centered

▪︎ You have a master’s degree in public health, infectious diseases, or related degree at a minimum; MD or PhD preferred.
▪︎ You have at least 10 years of experience in malaria, preferably in Africa.
▪︎ Demonstrated commitment to and technical expertise in malaria case management, malaria in pregnancy, malaria chemoprevention and malaria elimination.
▪︎ You have significant experience living and working in a developing country on infectious diseases.
▪︎ You have demonstrated strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
▪︎ You have demonstrated experience working with host country government.
▪︎ You have demonstrated experience working with host country nationals.
▪︎ You are fluent in English; working knowledge of Swahili a plus.
▪︎ References will be required.
▪︎ The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. 

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
▪︎ Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
▪︎ Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
▪︎ Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
▪︎ Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
▪︎ Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
▪︎ Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.    

▪︎ Proven coaching, facilitation, and communication skills.
▪︎ Fluent Swahili speaking and writing skills.
▪︎ Excellent knowledge of U.S. Government approaches and regulations. 

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PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status. 

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