Nafasi za kazi Health Policy Plus (HP+) project-Technical Advisor HIV Youth Policy Tanzania


HP +
Better Policy for Better Health
Technical Advisor HIV Youth Policy Tanzania
(Health Policy Plus (HP+) project, Tanzania)
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID –funded projects with a mandate to advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning, reproductive and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in –country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation and financing aligned to their priorities.
The Dar es Salaam-based Technical Advisor will work with the HP+ Country Activity Manager in support of the Ministry of Healthy, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) to provide technical assistance to (1) reduce policy-related barriers restricting youth access to HIV testing and treatment and (2) foster youth participation in the process of updating the 2007 multisectoral youth policy. The Technical Advisor HIV Youth Policy will work to support the MOHCGDEC and other key stakeholders to ensure that policies related to youth access to HIV testing and treatment are supportive, implementable, developed in consultation with key stakeholders and based on international best practices. Identifying and building effective relationships with key stakeholders, including the MOHCGDEC, TACAIDS, NACP, implementing partners, and civil society organizations will be a key component of this position. In addition, the Advisor will work with local stakeholders to build advocacy skills and will assist in setting up a systematic approach to monitoring progress. They will report to the PH+ Country Manager for Tanzania as their supervisor.
The Advisor will have at least 7 years of professional experience in health policy development and a Master’s degree in public health or a related field. They will have a demonstrated experience working with youth, understanding of HIV care and treatment, strong facilitation and communication skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively and build consensus across diverse stakeholders. Fluency in Kiswahili and English is required, Tanzania national preferred.
Please visit this link, under Americas Region, for the full job specification and application procedures.
The deadline for applications is October 24th, 2016.