Vacancy opportunity-Clinical Service Manager

The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI) is a non–governmental organisation that plays a pivotal role in complementing the Government of Tanzania’s efforts towards the attainment of its development goals. AGPAHI strives to provide quality and integrated HIV/AIDS health services to children and families. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are well-integrated into existing regional and district health systems.
AGPAHI is implementing various projects that are highly demanding and thus the organization is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent staff to fill the following positions.

Position: Program Manager Clinical Services
Report to: Director of Program

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam


Primary purpose of the position
The purpose of this job is to manage the support of clinical services provided through AGPAHI programs and ensure high quality integrated services in line with organisational strategic objectives. This role also provides technical support and mentorship to AGPAHI staff and the members of the health management teams to facilitate effective implementation of programs under the supervision of the Director of Programs.

1. Program Planning and Implementation
     a) Oversee planning of activities and initiatives within AGPAHI scope of work and coordinate others in the technical team to ensure activities are well integrated within the broader clinical program.
     b) Lead the implementation of the scope of work, specific activities and initiatives for AGPAHI in liaison with other departments to ensure that activities are well integrated within the broader clinical program to achieve the set objectives;
     c) Provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of the programs for AGPAHI to program team and health service providers to ensure delivery of quality clinical services;
     d) Ensure timely and accurate reporting of AGPAHI activity to donors through real time monitoring of implementation and development of required reports in adherence with timelines
     e) Direct and Technical supervision to program coordinators and responsible performance management

2. Implementation Monitoring and reporting
     a) In collaboration with quality improvement team, design, plan, implement and monitor initiatives geared to address improvement of services across AGPAHI programs
     b) Coordinate the utilization of data for planning and performance measurement of comprehensive HIV and AIDS care and treatment and other related conditions services
     c) Extrapolate data for monitoring and quality assurance purposes through regular collection and analysis to ensure accuracy of data for decision making purposes;
     d) Guide program team on appropriate technical assistance to provide to service providers in effort to improve quality of HIV and AIDS services
     e) Coordinate with other team members for timely submission of all required reports to provide information on how the department and its staff operate in line with set plans;
     f) Consolidate reports for presentation to the Technical Committee and key partners on the performance and progress of the activities undertaken in the health facilities and the success factors and loopholes of these activities that require urgent attention;
    g) Participate in recruitment of program staff to address demands of AGPAHI projects

3. Training and Capacity Building
    a) Lead the development of training and capacity building plans for AGPAHI technical staff through training needs analysis to identify the gaps and liaise with the Human Resource department to ensure all staff have the right skills to perform their roles;
    b) Provide didactic and clinical mentorship for comprehensive HIV and AIDS care, treatment and other related conditions to medical practitioners within the facilities to ensure knowledge sharing amongst the technical staff;
    c) Integrate evidenced based techniques and strategies into preceptorship activities to enhance quality of clinical services provided and adoption of best practices by AGPAHI;

4. Other tasks
    a) Participate in select national HIV care and treatment initiatives through different workshops and fora to ensure that national guidelines are implemented within the programs run by AGPAHI for quality and maximum impact to the recipients; and
   b) Network with other implementation partners to promote linkages between points of service and organizations working to provide HIV care and support.
   c) Monitor the implementation of AGPAHI program work plan and budget and utilize information to guide timely response to program demands
   d) Work with grants team to support sub recipients in planning and budget development as well as monitoring of implementation according to rules and regulations Participate in the development of grant proposals, responding to RFA/RFPs and Technical review questions from donor 
   e) Participate in resource mobilization in line with AGPAHI scope of work for growth of organization portfolio

Required Qualifications
   a) Medical Degree and a Master’s in Public Health from a recognized institution
   b) Masters’ degree in a Medical related field is an added advantage
   c) Current registration with Medical Council of Tanganyika
   d) Five years of relevant work experience
   e) Three years Managerial experience

Technical and Behavioral Competencies
   a) Strong project management experience
   b) Experience in working with donor programs that require community-level engagement;
   c) Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing program strategies;
   d) Demonstrated experience in preparation and control of budgets;
   e) Knowledge of national guidelines on HIV and AIDS;
   f) Previous experience working with international and local partners;
   g) Excellent skills addressing complex people management issues;
   h) Good training facilitation and delivery skills
   i) Computer and data analysis skills

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Wednesday 31st October, 2018 to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative, by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Please mention the title of the position in your email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Submission can also be dropped physically or by post in the address below:

Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative
Plot 372, House No. 7 Chole Road (Near Coco Beach)
P.O. Box 38252 Dar es Salaam

AGPAHI is an equal opportunity employer, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.