4 New Job Opportunity at MDH, Various Post

4 New Job Opportunity at MDH, Various Post

 

POSITION TITLE: Senior Laboratory Officer – EQA

LOCATION:   Dar es Salaam

REPORTS TO: Laboratory Project Manager

Position Summary:  The Senior Laboratory Project Officer – EQA is a self-motivated individual who will work in close collaboration with the MoHCDGEC though NHL-QATC, R/CHMTs and Development Partners to guarantee provision of effective national support in HIV EQA program. He/ She will ensure the highest technical, logistical and administrative performance of the HIV EQA laboratory projects in supporting the National Health laboratory services.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with NHL-QATC to ensure timely production and distribution of EQA/PT samples to the testing facilities, collection and analysis of EQA, timely release of EQA/PT performance reports to the testing points and appropriate authorities.
  • Expand coverage and participation of EQA/PT programs for HIV RT, VL and EID to all facilities and testing points and development of QA program for internal quality control for all HIV related laboratory tests at all laboratory levels.
  • Design and implement supervisions, training and mentorship programs to improve participation and performance of facilities and HCWs on EQA/PT. 4.     Design and implement regular orientations, sensitizations and review meetings to objectively enhance the uptake and performance of the EQA/PT and HIV rapid testing CQI at all laboratory levels.
  • Provide technical support to NHL-QATC in enhancing and maintaining functionality and operation of the EQA/PT informatics system for easily collection and management of the PT data and real time tracking of participation on PT.
  • Coordinates stakeholders (CHMTs, RHMTs, IPs, NHL-QATC, MoHCDGEC, e.t.c) efforts in project implementation to ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program interventions.
  • In collaboration with the data officer, participate in preparation of M&E quarterly based feedback reports to MoHCDGEC, RHMTs, CHMTs and IPs. 8.     Organize and conduct Stakeholders meeting to share EQA updates on Quarterly basis.
  • Ensure effective execution of the approved workplan and budget to achieve the set targets.
  • Prepare, review and submit progress reports weekly, monthly, quarterly and as needed.
  • Participate in the development of workplan and budget.
  • Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
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  • Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills: 

    • A Degree or Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory or Biomedical science and other related skills.
    • Additional training in the Laboratory management, Laboratory Quality Management or public health will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in working with PEPFAR funded programs in Laboratory management position or in implementing ISO 150189 standards especially in HIV care and treatment settings.
    • Experience in analyzing and presenting Laboratory data in different forums.
    • Experience to work with the various stakeholders including R/CHMTs and other Government entities
    • Experience in organizing/coordinating high level meetings and trainings that involves different stakeholders.

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  • POSITION TITLE:  Senior Laboratory Officer – HEID Testing

    LOCATION: Dar es Salaam

    REPORTS TO:  Laboratory Project Manager

    Position Summary: The Senior Laboratory Project Officer – HEID is a self-motivated individual who will work in close collaboration with the MoHCDGEC and its relevant institutions such as NACP, NHL-QATC, RHMTs, CHMTs, Development Partners and HEID laboratories to guarantee provision of effective national support in enhancing capacity and efficiency of HEID testing at all levels in the country. Her/his main objective is to guarantee the highest technical/quality, logistical and administrative performance of the HEID samples collection, handling, testing and timely release of accurate results for better patient management.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the MOHCDGEC, PORALG, NACP, NHL-QATC, R/CHMTs and Implementing Partners to ensure provision of technical support to all HEID laboratories and clinics for enhancing the capacity and efficiency of testing.
    • Provide capacity building for MCH and Laboratory staff to properly collect, process, package and transport HEID samples.
    • Provide technical and logistical supports to R/CHMTs and IPs to achieve effective integration of the EID sample transportation into the national laboratory sample referral system.
    • Provide capacity building for R/CHMTs and IPs in successfully implementing interventions to strengthen the quality of DBS samples at clinics and laboratories.
    • Design and implement supervisions, training and mentorship programs to improve quality and performance of the HEID testing at clinics and laboratories.
    • Design and implement mechanisms to track and monitor the key performance indicators for the HEID testing from sample collection at clinics to sample testing in the laboratories.
    • Coordinate and participate in periodic meetings with stakeholders to discuss progress and priorities of HEID testing in the country.
    • Provide regular assessments and measures to address identified gaps in strengthening HEID testing activities at clinics and laboratories.
    • Provide technical and logistical supports to establish and strengthen HEID inter-laboratory networking for enhanced testing capacity and efficiency.
    • Ensure effective execution of the approved workplan and budget to achieve the set targets.
    • Prepare, review and submit progress reports weekly, monthly, quarterly and as needed.
    • Participate in the development of workplan and budget.

      Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

    •  A Degree or Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory or Biomedical science and other related skills.
    •  Additional training in the Molecular diagnosis techniques, Laboratory Quality Management or public health related courses will be an added advantage.
    •  A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in working with PEPFAR funded programs in Laboratory management position or in implementing ISO 150189, SLMTA standards especially in HIV care and treatment settings.
    • Conversant in Molecular techniques for diagnosis of infectious diseases such as HIV.
    • Skill in implementation or assessing laboratory standards such as SLMTA and ISO 150189.
    • Previous experience of working with the various stakeholders including R/CHMTs, Implementing Partners and other Government entities.
    • Familiar with Laboratory supply chain management and reagents quantification.
    • Experience in organizing/coordinating high level meetings and trainings that involves different stakeholders.

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POSITION TITLE:   Senior Project Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation

LOCATION:  Dar es Salaam

REPORTS TO: Senior M & E Manager

Position Summary:  The M&E Officer is a self-motivated individual who will be responsible for the monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely achievements of project targets and goals. He/She will be expected to assist Project Managers in ensuring project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.  S/he will work in close collaboration with the project team members in receiving and analyzing program data and monitor performance as well as perform secondary data analysis to identify best performing strategies to inform program team and stakeholders for project improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership in the statistical analysis of data including data management.
  • Provide coordination of project monitoring and reporting activities.
  • Build capacity of project staff to set a functional groundwork for efficient data collection, compilation and timely reporting at site level.
  • Ensure completeness and comprehensiveness of project routine reports to respond to stakeholders.
  • Perform statistical analysis of data collected from the facilities and assess the progress in achievements of project targets.
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation framework of the project including indicator mapping.
  • Develop and implement SOP for how data for each indicator are to be collected, managed, verified and used at each level of the health information system.
  • Develop and implement a capacity building plan for other technical staff to improve their analysis skills
  •  Participate in developing and implementation of data quality assurance mechanisms.
  • Develop and facilitate implementation of M&E reporting calendar and coordinate reporting activities during reporting period.
  • Prepare qualitative quarterly, semiannual and annual progress reports for MoHCDGEC, partners and donor
  • Participate in secondary analysis of data and writing conference abstracts and manuscripts for publications and other program use.
  • Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  • A Degree in Medical Science with the Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other M&E related fields
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in working at M&E and statistical data analysis position especially in HIV care and Treatment settings.
  • Strong writing skills is an advantage.
  • Ability of using either of  STATA/ SAS/ R analytical software for data analysis.
  • Additional training in public health will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in developing a project including conceptualizing and technical writing.
  • Previous experience in project/ programme planning, designing, implementation and M&E.
  • Ability to work both as individual and as a team with minimum supervision.

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POSITION TITLE: Laboratory Project Officer – Testing Point Auditing and  Certification

LOCATION:   Dar es Salaam

REPORTS TO:  Laboratory Project Manager

Position Summary:  The Laboratory Project Officer – Testing Point Auditing and Certification will be responsible to coordinate and overseeing all activities related to auditing and certification of HIV RT testing points using SPI-RT checklist in collaboration with MOHCDGEC Health Quality Assurance Unit (HQAU), R/CHMTs and IPs. He/she will be coordinating and provide technical and logistical support to conduct mentorships, audit of testing points as well as coordinate meeting with stakeholders to review project performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and coordinate audit of HIV RT testing points using SPI-RT checklist and certify qualified testing points.
  • Coordinate HIV RT stakeholders meeting to integrate new testing modalities into rapid test quality improvement program (RTCQI).
  • Coordinate training of mentors and auditors who will support regional IPs and R/CHMTs in supporting RTCQI activities at the facilities.
  • Work with HQAU to coordinate HRT certification committee meetings on quarterly basis
  • Conduct HIV RTCQI coordination and performance meeting at national and regional level in collaboration with R/CHMTs, Reginal IPs, HQAU on quarterly basis.
  • Expand coverage and participation of RTCQI programs for HIV RT, to all facilities and HIV testing points though sensitization meetings.
  • Ensure effective execution of the approved workplan and budget to achieve the set targets.
  • Prepare, review and submit progress reports weekly, monthly, quarterly and as needed.
  • Participate in the development of workplan and budget
  • Carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
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  • Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

    • A Degree or Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory or Biomedical science and other related skills.
    • Additional training in the Laboratory management, Laboratory Quality Management or public health will be an added advantage.
    •  A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in working with PEPFAR funded programs in Laboratory management position or in implementing ISO 150189 standards especially in HIV care and treatment settings.
    • Experience in activities related to continuous quality improvement and proficient testing.
    • Experience in implementation or assessing laboratory standards such as SLMTA, ISO 150189, RTCQI standards using SPI-RT checklist
    • Experience to work with the various stakeholders including R/CHMTs, Implementing Partners and other Government entities.
    • Experience in organizing/coordinating high level meetings and trainings that involves different stakeholders.

    Other Special Qualifications/Skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft office especially Excel and Power Point Presentation or any other statistical software for data analysis.
    • Results oriented individual with ability to meet set target with competing priorities.
    • Ability to work both as individual and as a team with minimum supervision.
    • 4 New Job Opportunity at MDH, Various Post

    HOW TO APPLY: 

    Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.

     The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director through email [email protected] by 10th October 2021. MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.

    Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

 

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