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Program Coordinator Quality Improvement - EGPAF

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    The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation [EGPAF] supports Tanzania’s 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 EGPAF’s 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
    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,
    P.O. BOX 1628,
    Oysterbay, Haile Selasie Road Plot # 8 & 10,
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Or

    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.