7 Job Vacancies at Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) July 2023, Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023, Background Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is an indigenous NGO established under non-governmental organization act No 24 of 2002 in 2011. THPS works in partnership with the Government of Tanzania (GOT) through Ministries of Health (MOH) in Mainland and Zanzibar Ministry of Gender, Youth, elderly and special groups: Regional Administration and Local Government (PORAL GL and the Ministry of Home Affairs with a goal of ensuring accessible high-quality health care services to Tanzanians: through the strengthening of health and community systems
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WACS 2004 will be conducted with support from the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFARI and technical assistance through the US. COC. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS)-the led implementing partner. Data collection will be done by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBSI, Office of Chief Government Statistician (OCOS) in Zanzibar, and Survey will be implemented in collaboration with multispectral partners including, the National Institute of Medical Research ONIMR), the Zanzibar Institute of Health Research (ZAHRII, and ministries of health through national Public Health Laboratories, the National AIDS Control Program (NACP), and the Zanzibar Integrated HIV, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program(ZHHTLP)
THPS is looking for skilled, enthusiastic, creative, energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions for the Violence against Children Survey 2024
1.Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) Child Protection Specialist
THPS is looking for skilled, enthusiastic, creative, energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions for the Violence against Children Survey 2024 The Child Protection Specialist ICPS will lead in the implementation of an efficient and seamless system for referrals to social and health services in collaboration with UNICEF within existing systems as stipulated in the survey protocol. Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023
Main duties and responsibilities,
Prepare required documentations for program review and approval Arrange and coordinate availability of technical experts with Regional Office/HD to ensure timely and appropriate support throughout the programming process in charge of maintaining an inclusive and accessible Feedback and Reporting Mechanism IFRM and ensures that partners that are delivering projects in the field are fully capacitated to use the FRM and that beneficiaries of programs have unhindered access to FRM CPS makes sure that the feedback is followed through in case of need CPS supports other agencies with assessment of their feedback mechanisms and propose solutions how to improve them. collaboration with UNICEF, review monitoring and evaluation aspects of project Cooperation Agreements and work with UNICEF to ensure that relevant information is collected and reported for decision making purposes and for inclusion in Situation Reports.
2. Violence Against Children Survey VACS) Advocacy & Community Engagement Advisor
Reporting to the Senior VACS Technical Advisor, the WCS Advocacy & Community Mobilization Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing all communication and education efforts of the VACS which is a national population-level follow on survey on violence against children in Tanzania. The incumbent will support the training of field staff on the survey protocol, procedures, policies, relevant regulations and also ensure that the survey protocol. Standard operating procedures (SOPs), and other relevant policies and regulations are being followed. The incumbent will lead efforts related to advocacy, communication. Community mobilization, dissemination, and education, Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023
3.Violence Against Children Survey (VAC) Coordinator
Reporting to the Senior WACS Technical Advisor, the VACS Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day survey implementation of the VACS which is a national violence against children survey (VACS) in Tanzania. The VACS Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all of day-to-day survey team activities, coordinate, monitor and support the field teams, oversee the activities of relevant stakeholders including sub-contractors, and support the overall field implementation of the survey Worlding with THPS VACS Child Protection specialist S/He will also be responsible to ensure timely Linkage to quality response services to survivors of VACS and CBV, and to prevention care and treatment to the identified HIV positive participants
Initially the incumbent will work with VACS team in protocol adaptation, tools development and support the training of staff on the survey protocol procedures, policies, and relevant regulations and also ensure that the survey protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and other relevant policies and regulations are being appropriately adhered to at every level. The Survey Coordinator will report survey site progress and maintain survey regulatory files. The Survey Coordinator will provide oversight and management of survey teams including. Team Leaders, and survey staff. Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023
4. Violence Against Children Survey VACS) Advocacy & Community Engagement Advisor
Design and implement a detailed community mobilization and communications plans for the field teams in collaboration with the WCS Director and technical staff. Conduct frequent field visits to ensure communities and stakeholders are being engaged appropriately Participate actively in the field monitoring regular visits of the VACS survey activities during the data collection! Prepare a weekly report of his/her team’s performance during the data collection period. Ensure that VACS staff under his/her supervision maintain confidentiality of survey participants and adhere the established branding policy. Liaise with and respond to media inquiries, including writing and distributing press releases, feature articles, and organizing press conferences in collaboration with THPS and CDC Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023
5. Senior Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) Technical Advisor
Lead THPS VACS team in the adaptation of the VACS protocol to suit the Tanzanian needs Assist in the development & implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs related to interviews, blood draw, HIV testing, active Linkage to services to WC survivors, and return of results directly to participants and indirectly through health facilities. Oversee training activities: development of training materials, capacitation of trainers, ensure timeline is being followed and the logistics/operational aspects are ready for training Work with Child Protection Specialist to implement an efficient and seamless system for referrals to social and health services within existing systems as stipulated in the survey protocol. Supervise the coordination between the survey different components: laboratory field, community mobilization, return of results, and linkage. Ensuring consistency with funder and THPS objectives while avoiding duplication of efforts. Work together with MCDOWSD, MH UNICEF, CDC and other THPS staff to ensure regulatory compliance with respect to ongoing communications and reporting of incidents or adverse events.
6. Tanzania Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) Laboratory Technical Advisor
Support implementation of all laboratory-related aspects of the WACS project Hire, train and supervise a team of laboratory staff, as needed Collaborate with the Senior VACSTA and Survey Coordinator to develop a plan for the opening and closing satellite laboratories according to the deployment plan of the field teams Participate actively in the field monitoring by conducting regular visits of the field teams and satellite labs during the data collection Prepare a weekly report of the performance of the satellite laboratories during the data collection period. Provide support to the adaptation of the laboratory, guidelines, training materials and standard operating procedures (SOPs) In coordination with the Senior VACS Technical Advisor, coordinate the laboratory training sessions, ensuring timeline is being followed and operational and logistics aspects are in place for the training sessions Ensure discrepant results are being resolved as per SOP.
7.Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) Director
Under the guidance of the THPS Executive Director, Liaise with the key VACS stakeholders in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar including CDC Represent THPS in high-level discussions about the VACS Project held with the MCDOWS, ministries of health, Zanzibar MOCDOW, NBS, OCGS, UNICEF, CDC and other in-country collaborators including TACAIDS and ZAC Communicate effectively to various audiences including VACS Steering Committee and the Multi Sectoral task force (MSTF) with its subcommittees regarding the details of the project and ensure effective stakeholder engagement and active participation Oversee the recruitment, training, and day-to-day supervision of VACS project staff Coordinate technical and operational aspects of the survey implementation Conduct capacity building workshops, as needed to support the implementation of the VACS Project Coordinate in collaboration with CDC focal persons daily THPS/COC brief meetings and follow up action points
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send an email firstname.lastname@example.org attaching their application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum by 21/07/2023 with a position title as a subject line, for example: “Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) Director”. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online. THPS is an equal opportunity employer, women people living with HIWAIDS and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.Nafasi za kazi THPS 2023