United Republic of Tanzania: Health Systems and Sustainability Advisor

Organization: CAMRIS International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 18 Mar 2018

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

CAMRIS seeks a Health Systems and Sustainability Advisor for an upcoming task order under the International Technical, Operation, and Professional Support Services (ITOPSS) IDIQ.


Serve as a recognized expert in current health systems strengthening and sustainability, including health financing, human resources for health, human capacity development, system governance, and integrated service delivery. Work with other CDC and USG technical teams to

ensure that their programs reflect an evidence-based health systems approach, are cost-effective

and impactful, are consistent with USG principles, and meet the needs of CDC-Tanzania.

Note: The position is contingent on contract award.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance for CDC-supported Heath Systems Strengthening, Health Information Systems, Human Capacity Building and Institutional Capacity Building activities.
  • Provide technical support to CDC-Tanzania in health financing issues, including mobilization, needs assessment, and allocation of resources.
  • Participate on matters related to governance, donor coordination, health financing, and analysis of
  • Global Fund activities and programs for CDC Tanzania.
  • Participate in expenditure analysis, costing activities, and financial review activities within CDC- Tanzania.
  • Engage in discussions regarding the development of physical infrastructure at health facilities and local institutions, including on electrification and sanitation.
  • Serves as an advisor of the policy and systems aspects of other programs across health areas in CDC-Tanzania.
  • Provide expert technical assistance and support for strategic planning for USG/CDC-Tanzania in HSS with focus on plans and policies.
  • Promote a “health systems” approach in the work of other USG technical teams and provide technical guidance on cost-effectiveness and innovations in program delivery.
  • Provide expert technical advice to CDC-Tanzania on integrated and cost-effective health policies related to comprehensive health service delivery, human capacity development, health systems leadership and governance, health information systems, health systems financing, health administration, procurement and supply chain, and infrastructure development.
  • Serves as CDC Tanzania’s point-of-contact for technical issues related to Human Capacity Development and Intuitional Capacity Building.
  • Provide support to the CoAg Management Team on all technical issues supporting health systems strengthening activities, including quarterly reports, SIMS and other site visits, semi-annual/annual/quarterly progress reports, expenditure analysis and Country Operational Plans.
  • Assists program/technical staff with program management and coordination activities as needed.
  • Supports oversight of cooperative agreement partners by providing technical advice and programmatic guidance to ensure activities and investments are aligned with PEPFAR strategic priorities and activities.
  • Prepares for, conducts, and actively contributes to SIMS visits in Tanzania.
  • Contributes to the development of new activities, drafting technical materials for in support of new funding opportunity announcements.
  • In consultation with the program/technical staff, participates in relevant national Technical Working Group (TWG).
  • Serves as a key member of the PEPFAR interagency technical teams.
  • Engages with CDC/OGAC headquarters’ technical working groups to provide technical advice and guidance.
  • Travel in country (Tanzania) to fulfill a specific program’s monitoring or training requirements and share expertise in disease intervention, public health practices, etc.

  • A master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics or closely related field of study.

  • At least three years of experience in an international setting with progressive responsibility in health systems strengthening and human capacity development.

  • At least three years of experience working with PEPFAR programs (desirable).

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (speaking, writing, and reading) daily with various groups. Level IV English proficiency is required.

  • Ability to exhibit excellent time and project management skills.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ZXNvbG9tYW4uMTQ3MTMuMzgzMEBjYW1yaXMuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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