FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven
solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition,
Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth,
Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to
address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more
than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified
candidates to fill in Regional Senior Technical Officer position in
Shinyanga its EpiC project in Tanzania..
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below….
The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year
global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS
Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control.
The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service
delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant
management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding,
prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be
implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority
populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and
vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of
reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support
targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level
amongst the targeted populations.
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Regional STO will provide technical support and oversight to the
implementation community-based activities for KVP and AGYW in their
region, including community mobilization/demand creation and the
provision of biomedical services at community level, i.e.
community-based HIV testing and counseling (CBHTC), pre-exposure
prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV self-testing (HIVST), linkage to care, family
planning (FP), services for gender-based violence (GBV) victims, and
sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening. He/she will oversee and
coordinate activities to reduce KVP and AGYW vulnerability and address
structural drivers and contextual factors that place these groups at
risk. The STO will work closely with Tanzanian civil society
organization (CSO) partners to build their capacity to provide these
services, and will develop and maintain relationships with regional GoT
counterparts, service providers and other implementing partners in their
assigned region. The STO will ensure that activities in their region
are implemented in line with GoT, USAID/PEPFAR and EpiC guidelines and
Specific duties include:
the implementation of comprehensive strategies for reaching KVP and
AGYW and generating demand for services, including peer navigation,
strategic behavior change communication and other effective strategies
for reaching vulnerable groups.
- Work closely with CSO partners
to develop capacity to conduct outreach to KVP, strengthen demand
generation and service provision for these groups; build capacity to
improve their ability to identify and engage KVP through the application
of EpiC tools and strategies
- Monitor CSO performance against workplans and targets, provide on-site and remote technical assistance.
- Liaise with service providers to monitor community-based HTS and other services.
with regional GoT counterparts (including Regional Medical Officers,
Regional Health Management Teams, District Health Management Teams,
etc.), service providers, implementing partners and stakeholders to
ensure activities are well-coordinated with other national and regional
- Contribute to technical briefs, reports, guidelines and other materials.
degree (nurse, physician) with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience; or
Master’s Degree with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience; or Bachelor’s
Degree with 7 to 9 years of relevant experience in provision of
community-based biomedical and demand generation services to KVP and
- Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania
including familiarity with relevant national guidelines, standards and
protocols. Familiarity with Tanzania public health sector at regional,
district and council level and experience working with these teams.
implementing HIV/AIDS programs at community level in Tanzania;
familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs.
in programs serving KVP and AGYW. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and
sound understanding of the needs of KVP and AGYW.
- Experience in technical capacity building of Tanzanian CSOs, especially those working with KVP and AGYW.
- Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
- High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
- Well-developed computer skills.
How to Apply:
360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation
package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers
by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume,
Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3)
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Closing Date: 02 February 2021
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prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry
out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to
represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to
review and revise this document at any time.
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