PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (65%)
Develops agency specific program goals and objectives for HIV/AIDS care and support initiatives by preparing memoranda, policy statements and proposals to introduce the new initiatives.
Provides leadership, updates and direct technical assistance to WRAIR/ DOD IP's and Ministry of Health (MOH)OHCDGEC on Opportunistic Infections (OI), including TB/HIV, Clinical GBV, PHDP, Cervical Cancer program activities, Family Planning, and Quality Improvement initiatives (CQI); in consistence with strategic objectives of the PEPFAR.
Works closely with senior and mid-level host government ministry officials, international and non-governmental organizations and the PEPFAR Interagency teams to monitor implementation and ensure that the specific objectives and targets of HIV/AIDS Care and Support are achieved and/or remedial activities are instituted.
Provides public health technical aspects in development of the scope of work for proposals that result in a grant, contract and/or cooperative agreements for care and support programs. S/he also oversees the performance of the award once in place to ensure efficient program implementation as per approved plans.
Monitors implementation of activities and collaborates with each partner organization on a regular basis to ensure program results are achieved and all care and support programmatic activities and study protocols meet human subject requirements and pass through ethical review with the appropriate authorities.
Prepares regular reports to the ADP, PEPFAR inter-agency technical team, clinical strategic result unit and other interested parties.
Provides practical on-the-job training for various target audiences on how to implement, monitor and evaluate HIV/AIDS Care and Support programs, use of data and reports.
INTERAGENCY COORDINATION (25%)
Represents WRAIR/DOD Tanzania at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies.
Briefs senior agency officials, PEPFAR country team and interested officials of the other USG agencies as appropriate on the results of such meetings and prepares written reports for submission to other interested partners.
Serves as member of inter-agency technical team to ensure effective coordination of workplan development, projects implementation strategies and evaluation plans for all USG agency C&S activities in Tanzania
Participates with other PEPFAR professionals on Ministry of Health in-country committees for HIV/AIDS C&S issues
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT (10%)
Provides oversight and monitoring of the budgets allocated to care and support implementing/cooperative agreement partners to
ensure alignment with approved work plans.
Maintains files and records in the data collectionn tools specific to the care and support activities/programs.
The incumbent in collaboration with WRAIR team members will assist the WRAIR Country Director on visits preparation and briefings for congressional and executive delegations, industry leaders and other high level visitors. Will occasionally serve as control officer for site visits for agency and inter-agency PEPFAR senior-level officials.
Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.