Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Surveillance at Palladium-Tanzania, July 2018

Posted by | July 25, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania

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Company Overview
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

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Palladium is bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will work closely with the COP, Technical Lead for Vector Control and other project staff. Under the supervision of the COP, the Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will be responsible for program management oversight, timely implementation of malaria surveillance and response system, routine health information system strengthening and associated capacity building and operational research activities in close collaboration with stakeholders and partners.

Requirements

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Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
Minimum of 8 years of experience in public health, including at least 5 years of malaria surveillance experience
Ability to use advanced database and statistical analysis software (SAS, STATA, Epi Info, SPSS, etc.)
Direct experience with malaria disease surveillance, programmatic surveillance and transmission surveillance
Direct experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventions

Direct experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS, preferably in Tanzania
Ability to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders and operational and budget management experience


Direct experience leading technical teams is highly desired
Advanced skills in M&E and experience designing monitoring and evaluation plans, designing, implementing and supervising data collection activities also desired
Excellent written and verbal skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced above
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

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CLOSING DATE: 31 AUGUST 2018

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