American International Health Alliance

Vacancy Announcement

Tanzania Nursing Initiative Program Manager

Position Title
Tanzania Nursing Initiative Program Manager
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports to
AIHA/Tanzania Country Director
Salary Level


Reporting to the AIHA/Tanzania Country Director, the Tanzania Nursing Initiative (TNI) Program
Manager will oversee and manage the AIHA Nursing portfolio of partnerships and programs in the
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania office. The TNI Program Manager will work in close collaboration with AIHA/Tanzania and AIHA/HQ staff, partners, stakeholders, USG funding agencies, and the Government of Tanzania (GoT).  


Program/Partnership Management

      Manage and oversee implementation of AIHA nursing  programs to ensure implementation of program activities per agreed upon workplan
      Coordinate and plan US partner exchanges; organize and facilitate AIHA nursing partner meetings and activities
      Collaborate and engage with MOHCDGEC, USG and other relevant stakeholders
      Manage AIHA Nursing budget(s); assist in developing and monitoring budgets and forecasting costs

Technical Support

      Provide advice on relevant global  and national HIV/AIDS nursing priorities to partners and stakeholders
      Manage and facilitate programmatic evidence-based HIV/AIDS approaches to ensure program deliverables are met
      Manage and facilitate consistent  evidence-based Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) approaches to ensure relevant program deliverables are met

Monitoring and Evaluation

      Provide support and assistance to AIHA nursing partners to develop and submit timely: 
o   AIHA and partnership annual workplans, as well as quarterly reports o USG funder reporting requirements 
o   Coordinate and participate in SIMS and other USG requirements as needed
      Document outcomes, successes, special activities
      Assist with tracking annual PEPFAR 3.0 targets down to the site level as required
      Provide oversight and advise to ensure that TNI partners are reporting to national data bases 
      Coordinate and monitor human resource production, deployment, and recruitment data 
      Support TNI partners to develop and use electronic resources, websites, and databases
      Coordinate with AIHA/Tanzania staff and TNI partners to develop nursing publications and research opportunities


Education and Experience
      MSN in Nursing with a minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in nursing, or BSN in Nursing with at least (5) years’ work experience in nursing, experience with Tanzania nursing regulation and policies strongly preferred.
      Financial management experience, particularly with regard to budgeting and forecasting
      Possess strong knowledge of Tanzania public health structures and GoT management structures particularly in relation to nursing, HRH/HSS, and HIV/AIDS National policies and initiatives.
      Extensive knowledge of, or experience, in program management and support procedures Possess knowledge of:
o GoT HIV/AIDS and HSS/HRH priorities and policies and donor trends  o Nursing policy and regulatory frameworks in Tanzania and preferably, globally
      Strong understanding of nursing education competencies including HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, GBV/VAC, and Key Populations.
      Solid understanding of site level HIV/AIDS continuum of care delivery models in Tanzania. 


      Proven ability to implement multidimensional projects
      Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast –paced environment, set priorities, works independently and in a team environment.
      Must be very dependable and detailed oriented
      Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      Ability to develop and maintain close relationships with various stakeholders 
      Self-starter with strong multi-tasking and problem solving skills 
      Ability to travel within Tanzania
      Proficiency in English and Kiswahili
      Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office/Windows

Qualified candidates please e-mail cover letter and resume in English and references to: and Closing date for applications is Friday, April 08, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Compensation Package: The organization will compensate the successful candidate at a level that is consistent with the area’s leading non‐profit organizations and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills. The benefits package, which includes, social security contributions, medical insurance coverage, life assurance, staff professional development plans, and employments rights like annual leave, etc... are nationally competitive.   

AIHA is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.