Executive Director - TTCIH


Institution Overview 
The Tanzanian Training Centre for International health (TTClH) is a health training institution,established in 2006 under a public-private partnership between the Ministry of Health, Novartis Foundation and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. TTClH aims at supporting the Tanzania government's effort to strengthen human resource development. The TTClH's Board of Governors is now looking for a motivated, qualified and highly experienced candidate to fill the position of Executive Director. S/he will preferably be based in Ifakara, Kilombero District, Tanzania.

Position Summary 
The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Governors, s/he has to ensure successfulleadership and management ofTTCIH according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Governors. S/he is the overseer of all TTClH activities and ensures all business goals and objectives are achieved. S/he is the official spokesperson ofTTCIH matters pertaining to day to day

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides executive leadership to the institution through the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans; 
  • Responsible for driving the growth ofTTClH into a premier institution, through expansion of Course Offerings and increase in enrolments; 
  • Oversees the implementation of strategies, systems and processes designed to ensure sound human resources and financial management and the promotion of good order throughout the institution; 
  • Directs development of policies, plans and programmes ofTTCIH, based on a strategic overview ofTTClH and its environment to enable realization of its mission and vision; 
  • Represents TTCIH internally and externally in order to promote awareness and understandinq of TTClH's mission; vision objectives, policies and programmes; .' 

Required Qualifications and Experience 

  • Must have attained a PhD in the field of health; 
  • Must have extensive knowledge and working experience in medical education system of not less than 10 years, of which 
  • 6 years must be at a senior management level; 
  • A person possessing outstanding managerial and administrative competences; 
  • A person with excellent record of scholarly, teaching, research, consultancy, publications and service to the public; 
  • Ability to stimulate and encourage new ideas and developments through motivation and support for staff and students; 
  • Ability to influence, persuade and build coalitions and networks. 

Duration of the Position
The term for the position is three years (renewable). Earliest possible entry is 1 st April 2017. 

Mode of Application
Interested and suitably qualified individuals are invited to send their application letters with copies professional certificate, detailed CV
and two names of reputable referees with their contacts not later than 15th January 2017 to: 

Ms Hilda Sarapion 
Human Resources Manager 
Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health 
P.O.BOX 39, Ifakara 
Email: hilda.sarapioni@healthtrainingifakara.org 

For all additional information on the TTClH and the nature of the job please consult the website at: www.healthtrainingifakara.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.