Monday, April 16, 2018

7 Job opportunities At Health Links Initiatives(HLI)Drivers,Project Manager and Senior Laboratory Scientist

  Xpresstz       Monday, April 16, 2018

POSITION: PROJECT MANGER
Health Links Initiative(HLI) is a Non-governmental organization, with a vision of “better quality assurance practices in public health laboratory and medicine in Tanzania”. It is composed of a multidisciplinary team of experts drawn medical scientists, information management, Health Economics, financing and strategic planning, committed to supporting the health system strengthening. The Dar es Salaam Office is located at CAPITAL PLAZA PLOT # 397 Block J Mwaikibaki Road, 14121, Mbezi Beach B, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


The project
HLI as part of a consortium with the Tanzania Health Promotion Support(THPS) has been awarded by the US centres for diseases prevention and control(CDC) fund to implement the project “ Strengthening the Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability of the National Health Laboratory Services(NHLS) in United Republic of Tanzania under the Presidents’ Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR). HLI is looking for competent candidates to fill in this position as outlined below

Job Title: Project Manager-1
Reports to Director of Programs
Job Summary
This is a senior management position and the successful candidate will oversee project activities and ensure planning and timely execution as well as achievement of project outputs. S/he will be responsible to manage approved resources, schedules, budget in adherence to HLI as well as CDC operating guidelines and contribute to process improvement as it relates to project deliverables. Under the supervision of the director of programs, project manager will work closely with CDC Tanzania project Officer, Ministry of health Diagnostic team, THPS and other implementing partners.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare detailed work plan, budget, resource and supplies estimates for all phases of the project
  • Ensure that all project technical staff are developed and implementing individual staff action plans that are in line with the donor approved work plan and budget for the current year, and are clearly linked to the overall project performance monitoring plan.
  • Manage day to day project activities and resources with a focus on achieving project outputs in a timely manner
  • Provide to the director of programs status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organisation
  • Provide leadership for the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to the responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Perform other technical duties as assigned by his/her supervisor
Qualifications
  • Health-related bachelor degree with a Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology
  • Trained in statistical software
Required Skills
  • Demonstrated experience in project management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a similar assignment and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to the responsibilities and project milestones
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in problem-solving
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demand and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Good communication( written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt and change and competing demands
  • Technically competent with various software, including but not limited to Microsoft office(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Microsoft projects
Required Experience:
  • More than 10 years working in the health sector in Tanzania
  • 5 years experience in working with donor funded projects at a senior level
  • Two years working at a senior level in a project management with responsibility to develop work plans, coordination, implementation and reporting
  • At least two years of leading, motivating and managing project teams and resources, including internal and external resources
  • 5 years working in an environment that supports diverse and inclusive work
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their application through our email
info@healthlinks.or.tz
 instructed under the job vacancies section attaching the application cover letter one-page maximum and CV with Maximum of four pages by April 24th, 2018
The subject of the email should be the job position you are applying for. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach certificate when submitting online
HLI is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.
POSITION: DRIVERS 
Health Links Initiative(HLI) is a Nongovernmental organization, with a vision of “better quality assurance practices in public health laboratory and medicine in Tanzania”. It is composed of a multidisciplinary team of experts drawn medical scientists, information management, Health Economics, financing and strategic planning, committed to support the health system strengthening. The Dar es Salaam Office is located at CAPITAL PLAZA PLOT # 397 Block J Mwaikibaki Road, 14121, Mbezi Beach B, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The project
HLIas part of a consortium with the Tanzania health promotion support(THPS) has been awarded by the US centres for diseases prevention and control(CDC) fund to implement the project “ Strengthening the Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability of the National Health Laboratory Services(NHLS) in United Republic of Tanzania under the Presidents’ Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR). HLI is looking for competent candidates to fill in this position as outlined below

Job Title: Drivers - 3 Position
Reports to: Project Administrator Job Summary
Driving organizations’ vehicles(with Staff) on duties and maintaining the vehicles in line with organizations rules and regulation in road traffic instructions and regulations
Responsibilities

  • Maintain logbook to track routes
  • Carry out routine checks on vehicles and ensure that they are sound
  • Recognise electrical mechanical faults and report to the supervisor
  • Ensure that the vehicle is constantly kept perfect and clean all the time
  • Report any instance of accident, injury or damage of vehicle to the supervisor
  • Perform periodic maintenance of vehicle
  • Dress professionally
  • Must be focused, confident and observant
  • Must be willing to work beyond the call of duty
  • Keep all records including receipts for vehicle maintenance
  • Interact with staff and clients in a professional manner
Qualifications
  • Minimum of three or four years driving experience
  • Must have a class C driving license
  • Must have a clean driving record
Skills
  • Ability to manage time and routes
  • Work well independently
  • Open and transparent communication
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their application through our email
info@healthlinks.or.tz
 instructed under the job vacancies section attaching the application cover letter one-page maximum and CV with Maximum of four pages by April 24th, 2018
The subject of the email should be the job position you are applying for. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach certificate when submitting online
HLI is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.
POSITION:  Senior Laboratory Scientist 
Health Links Initiative(HLI) is a Nongovernmental organization, with a vision of “better quality assurance practices in public health laboratory and medicine in Tanzania”. It is composed of a multidisciplinary team of expert drawn medical scientists, information management, Health Economics, financing and strategic planning, committed to support the health system strengthening. The Dar es Salaam Office is located at CAPITAL PLAZA PLOT # 397 Block J Mwaikibaki Road, 14121, Mbezi Beach B, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The project
HLIas part of a consortium with the tanzania health promotion support(THPS) has been awarded by the US centres for diseases prevention and control(CDC) fund to implement the project “ Strengthenign the Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability of the National health Laboratory Services(NHLS) in United Republic of Tanzania undder the Presidents’ Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR). HLI is looking for competent candidates to fill in this position as outlined below

Job title: Senior Laboratory Scientist - Position
Reports to Director of Programs Job Summary
The Senior Laboratory Scientist will provide technical support to the NHLS Project in all matters related to laboratory systems strengthening, including implementation of ECHO project, implementation of the laboratory quality systems and training

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical assistance to supported sites, including regular site level joint systematic supervision and mentorship to ensure smooth implementation of laboratory services in all supported SNUs
  • Oversee the implementation of the “Lab ECHO” including developing training materials, identification of facilitators, coordinate “Lab ECHO” sessions including monitoring of attendance. Troubleshoot gaps and propose solutions and improvement strategies.
  • Support hobbes at the national and zonal level and spokes per SNUs in running and evaluation of ECHO sessions
  • Participate in regular projects and joint supportive supervision at the Zones, Regions and Health Facilities to ensure availability of quality laboratory services
  • Support Collection, aggregation, utilizationa nd reporting of laboratory data to facilitate informed laboratory strengthening decision making at all levels
  • Perform other technical duties as assigend by his/her supervisors
Qualifications
Bacherlor Degree and Master in Laboratory sciences related field
Postgraduate traingin in laboratory quality management systems is an added advantage

Required Skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to implement laboratory quality management systems
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including and approachable attitude, providing mentorship and technical support to staff working in the project
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Demonstrated skills in use of microsoft office software(MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, effectively and collaboratively with the team
  • Good communication skills, being fluent in english and swahili
Required Experience
  • At least 5 years working experience in managing laboratory and the donor support and national/regional level
  • 2 to 3 years of work at supervisory level in medical/clinical laboratory section including
  • 2 to 3 years experience in training and coaching in medical laboratory diagnostics and professional behaviours
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit their application through our email
info@healthlinks.or.tz
 instructed under the job vacancies section attaching the application cover letter one page maximum and CV with Maximum of four pages by April 24th, 2018
The subject of the email should be the job position you are applying for. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach certificate when submitting online
HLI is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.
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