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TECHINICAL ADVISOR – MALARIA CASE MANAGEMENT

 




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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Job Title: TECHINICAL ADVISOR – MALARIA CASE MANAGEMENT

Reporting to: CHIEF OF PARTY – TANZANIA MALARIA CASE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY

Location: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

Start date: OCTOBER, 2022

Who we are

With 50 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is

the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting

the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working

to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support

consumer empowered healthcare.

There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial

development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills

that we bring to the critically important work that we do.

Join us

PSI seeks a Technical Advisor – Malaria Case Management to provide technical guidance for the

implementation of malaria case management and social and behavior change activities under the 5-

years USAID funded project “Tanzania Malaria Case Management Activity”. The project will

strengthen national and sub-national capacity to implement malaria service delivery and case

management in Tanzania.

Your contribution

The Technical Advisor - MCM will be responsible for supporting the COP and project team to ensure

that project activities are implemented according to international and national guidelines and best

practices. The Technical Advisor will also be responsible for ensuring quality of malaria case

management and social and behavior change activities implemented by the project. The Technical

Advisor will also be responsible for strengthening the technical capacity of project staff and local

implementing partners.

Key Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the COP and in line with USAID and PSI policies, the Technical Advisor will

be responsible for:

• Providing technical assistance for the implementation of malaria case management and social

behavior change activities to government stakeholders (e.g. National Malaria Control Program,

Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program, and others) and local implementing partners.

Continuously building the capacity of government stakeholders and local implementing partners

to implement malaria case management and social behavior change activities.

• Providing technical assistance for the implementation of malaria case management, and social

behavior change activities to project staff at all levels of the project to ensure successful

implementation of evidence-based activities. And mentoring project staff in Tanzanian and global

best practices in malaria control and elimination.

• Monitoring the publication of new evidence at the global, regional, and national level on malaria

case management, and social behavior change.

• Developing analytically sound and comprehensive reports on the project’s implementation of

malaria case management and social behavior change activities in Tanzania.

• Supporting coordination mechanisms across consortium partners to ensure adherence to

Tanzanian and global guidelines and best practices for malaria control and elimination.

• Provide oversight for all supportive supervision activities working closely with the Malaria

Surveillance and Epidemiology Officer.

• Ensuring project activities are implemented in line with Tanzanian and WHO guidelines and best

practices for malaria control and elimination.

• Developing partnerships and relationships with key in-country stakeholders.

• Supporting the project team to prepare annual work plans.

• Collecting, distilling, and disseminating malaria control and elimination best practices to inform

donors and other stakeholders. Contributing to the development of knowledge management and

thought leadership outputs to disseminate evidence and best practices from the project.

What are we looking for?

• Must have a MD or MPH, or other related biological science postgraduate degree

• A minimum of five years field experience in implementation of malaria case management

programs in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC)

• In-depth knowledge of malaria and public health principles and practices, particularly in

malaria case management and program management and leadership

• Outstanding English and Kiswahili – language skills, both spoken and written

• Demonstrated global malaria technical knowledge with established reputation for

excellence in malaria case management

• Experience mentoring others

• Excellent writing and presentation skills.

• Ability to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations

and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical

experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project

support staff.

Application will be considered valid, if sent/received before 1700hrs, Friday, 23rd September, 2022.
Please note that only short listed candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
Send you application to
recruitment@psi.or.tz in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.