The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation [EGPAF] supports Tanzanias Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in the role out and strengthening of a broad scale of HIV programs through a District approach Purpose of post: The Program Coordinator Quality Improvement (PC-QI) is a critical member of the EGPAF team in Tanzania responsible for implementing a quality of care strategy and working with other members of Care and Treatment and PMTCT teams to provide on-going support to EGPAF-supported sites. The PC-QI has a responsibility to support, co-ordinate and provide technical expertise for the implementation of high quality QI initiatives according to EGPAFs quality improvement plan. PC-QI will ensure that EGPAF-supported sites reach their targets by leading efforts to initiate quality improvement cycles in order to improve the quality of service delivery. The PC-QI will collaborate closely with JSI, EGPAF HQ, EGPAF Global staff and National AIDS Control Program (NACP) Required qualifications Education and experience · A university degree, with diploma/registration in clinical medicine or nursing (RN, Medical Assistant, Clinical Officer) or equivalent degree (or proven equivalent experience) · Knowledge and experience in HIV and AIDS care. Experience with the public sector health care system. Preference for clinical or nursing working experience. · Proven ability to manage data and familiarity with computer data analysis packages. · Experience in program-related work (or pubic health) with a Masters of Public Health or equivalent degree (or equivalent experience) will be an advantage · Experience in the development of quality improvement tools and systems in HIV-related activities is an advantage · Experience in developing and conducting training · Ability to travel within assigned country 30 40%% of the time. Essential Skills and Knowledge · Energetic, pro-active, independent and self motivated · Excellent analytical, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills · Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of team · Skills and knowledge in capacity building · Knowledge on HIV prevention and care · Excellent understanding of MS Office · Fluency in English, both oral and written · Knowledge of Kiswahili language · Ability to work at a high level with limited supervision and ability to work well as part of a team. Desirable Skills and Knowledge · Prior experience implementing quality management program efforts · Knowledge of existing in country key stakeholders in QI/HIV related activities · Experience in working for an international NGO · Understanding of statistical packages · Experience in the writing of guidelines, best-practice documents, abstracts, proposals and reports HOW TO APPLY EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and these positions are open to all, but ONLY qualified candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF. Submissions may be sent to: The Human Resource Manager, EGPAF, P.O. BOX 1628, Oysterbay, Haile Selasie Road Plot # 8 & 10, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Further information can be found on the EGPAF website Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation -. Closing date: May 27, 2011. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, you can assume that your application was not successful.