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Friday, November 18, 2022

Deputy Director, Programs at CVPeople Tanzania

Deputy Director, Programs

CVPeople Tanzania | Full time

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania


  • Oversee development and periodic revision of program objectives, staff work plans and budgets
  • Directly supervise Care and Treatment and SI Unit Directors
  • Monitor progress towards program objectives and timelines, including regular and timely reporting to donors, and the GoT
  • Review and approve program quarterly and semi-annual reports and best practices articles, lessons learned, case studies and other materials
  • Ensure cross-collaboration among technical units, SI and operations units to develop, implement and monitor strategies, processes, tools and n systems required for successful project implementation.
  • Assist the company Executive Director in coordinating the annual Continuation Application planning process
  • Lead the company technical teams in the use of data for monitoring, evaluation and programmatic decision-making.
  • Guide the development of materials related to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment, including guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Assist Executive Director in managing relationships with key GOT officials; negotiate and develop memoranda of understanding to define working relationships with government partners
  • Coordinate strategic programmatic partnerships with national and international implementing partners
  • Represent the company at programmatic MOH, donor and partner meetings, and make presentations at and prepare reports for professional meetings and conferences as requested by Executive Director
  • Coordinate with project technical leads and supervise the company program units to effectively implement program activities and meet objectives
  • Facilitate regular program staff technical meetings
  • Oversee preparation for and facilitation of GOT and Donor visits to the company supported sites
  • Participate and coordinate the company participation in national technical working groups (TWG) e.g. HIV, TB, pediatrics, PMTCT/EID, VMMC, COVID 19 and SI interventions.
  • Assist the Executive Director to seek new funding opportunities and coordinate responses to funding announcements
  • Serve as designee of the Executive Director when s/he is away from office
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Deputy Director, Programs at CVPeople Tanzania

Knowledge and Experience

  • Must have Medical Degree (MD), with a Master’s/advanced degree in health-related field e.g. medicine, public health, tropical medicine, epidemiology, health management or related field
  • Must have at least 8 years’ experience in management positions in the health field
  • Management position in PEPFAR programs is an advantage
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS, TB and health systems programming preferred
  • Proven experience in work planning, budgeting, and project monitoring
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working with donor funding, USG-funded programs
  • Experience in detailed scientific data analysis and demonstrated track record in public health research and publications
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience in managing staff
  • Keen attention to detail, both in terms of content and presentation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote regions
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required