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( Position Ref. No MTI_TZ-000)

Reports to: Program Manager

Supervises: Direct: Public Health Officer, Pharmacy Technician, Bio-statistician, HIV & Reproductive Health Officer; As applicable: Head Medical Officer, Medical Officer, Medical Officer Special Grade (OBGYN), Senior Nutrition Officer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Program Manager, senior management and field teams to determine operational needs of the medical program and medical staff training needs
  • Monitor and evaluate health sector service delivery objectives, indicators and outcomes of regional programs; Make program adjustments as needed to align with donor and MTI requirements
  • Utilize Unit 4 ERP system to analyse supply need and oversee timely procurement of equipment and adequate drug supply in accordance with consumption needs, national drug protocol and program budget
  • Assist in implementing HR functions related to staff management (hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, termination) and ensure training and capacity building of health facility staff
  • Represent MTI at health coordination meetings, task force meetings and other partner coordination meetings and communicate relevant information back to staff
  • Maintain relationships as first point of contact with public health department donors and partners
  • Act as last line clinical consultation and make recommendations for referrals for specialized care
  • Lead production of site and donor reports including compiling and analyzing data, compiling narrative and analysis
  • Work with management and partner agencies for outbreak preparedness and contingency planning
  • Provide input to proposal and budgeting processes
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentor ship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (MD) is required
  • Postgraduate training in Public Health is an added advantage
  • Registration with Tanganyika Medical Council
  • Valid practicing license is required

EXPERIENCE

4 years of experience in hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases; inclusive of 2 years at a managerial level is required
Experience with an international NGO or UN agency is required


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of humanitarian operations and project cycle management
  • Knowledge of Tanzania MoH, WHO and UN health systems and policies
  • Basic knowledge of health strengthening methods and best practices
  • Basic knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs


SKILLS:

  • Skilled in project cycle management
  • Skilled in capacity building and mobilizing staff to achieve a common goal
  • Skilled in relationship building with the ability to liaise with multiple partner agencies
  • Skilled in using ERP, HIS and HMIS database systems
  • Skilled in data analysis and writing reports
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

ABILITIES

  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Ability to travel to health facilities frequently and at times upon short notice
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

Application Procedure:

1. Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as “Medical Coordinator”  including 3 work related referees to recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org

2. Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period; at the bottom of your CV

3. INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE: Position Ref No. ONLY.

4. Do not attach your Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted

5. Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements

6. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Strictly two(2) weeks after the release of this advert

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