Health and HIV/AIDS Advisor at World Vision Tanzania

Provide technical leadership in Health, and HIV&AIDS programming including grant acquisition while ensuring that multisectoral approaches are deployed as per approved policies, systems, procedures and donor requirements.
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Technical support and grant Acquisition:
Provide technical oversight in the initiation, implementation and evaluation of Health, and HIV&AIDS programs.
Lead and support all aspects of health and HIV/AIDS programming to include, project proposal development and funding concepts that are accurate and professionally prepared.
Market potential health and HIV/AIDs projects among SOS and other donors.
Facilitate the development and use of a grant tracking system according to ensure that it meets WVT and donor standards.
Provide technical guidance to the integration and implementation of Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs and projects as per WV and donor standards.
Ensure effective management of the grants acquired through appropriate, timely reporting, participation of key stakeholders and regular communication with Donors/Support Offices.
Review and provide technical guidance in the development of the Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS strategy and Annual operation plans.
Support Grants project managers and the Health Specialist to Identify and develop best practices and share lessons learnt with WV entities, partners and donors.
Liaise with World Vision sub-region, regional and support offices for technical provision of Health and HIV/AIDS programming, documentation and sharing of best practices.
Provide technical guidance in Operations Research in the H&HIV field in WVT for greater relevance and impact in programming.
National Level policy influence on Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS:

Ensure participation of WVT to the National technical working groups (TWGs) and Forums on Health, & HIV/AIDS in the country for strategic positioning.
Facilitate collaboration with other strong national NGOs to advocate/influence police change /development of on Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS and ensure participation to the House of Parliaments.
Facilitate the MOHWS to frequently visits WVT Health ,Nutrition & HIV/AIDS programming in the ground
Team Performance management:
Works with the Program Development Director to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Prepare Manuals and guidelines for staff and community training in Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs to ensure compliance to the grant agreements.
Develop/support TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS.

Reviews Health and HIV&AIDS grants progress reports to SOs and other donors to ensure compliance to the grant agreements
Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports


Work with the Communications to develop effective donor-facing health and nutrition communication material to support the strategic engagement and grant acquisition efforts of WVT.
Work with senior leadership for Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS positioning, and innovative visioning for WVT programs.
Networking with other organizations to monitor and document best practices to promote WVT learning.
Work with other sector specialist within and outside WVT to implement a Health and HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate.
Liaise with other organizations and WV N.O.s to collaborate in standard setting, , and learning activities.
Compliance assurance in Health and Nutrition Grants:
Support the efforts to improve the level of donor compliance of Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS grants projects within WVT.
Develop systems to ensure grants ccompliance of Health and Nutrition & HIV/AIDS.
Manage the WVT resources (material and financial) to ensure Stewardship and accountability in the Program Development Division.
Core values:
Provide spiritual support to staff of the division and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.


Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required:

Masters Degree in Medicine or other Health Sciences with 10 years practical experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization
Experience: At least three years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs.


Other technical skills and abilities:
Training, facilitation and coordination skills
Proposal/concept papers development for fund raising
Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
Needs assessment and report writing skills
Experience in developing successful, community-based Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs
Ability to build partnerships/networks with other stake holders
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building
Keen sense of justice and gender equity
Working knowledge of child sponsorship as a programming and support mechanism.
Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: ___ Domestic/international travel is required.


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