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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.
HJF is seeking a Deputy Executive Director (DED), Technical Programs and Partnerships to oversee the technical direction of the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) in Tanzania. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that technical strategies and activities align with PEPFAR Country Operational Planning (COP) and Government of Tanzania (GoT) Technical Guidance. The incumbent will guide the technical teams in timely execution of workplans for effective implementation of the best evidence-based practices aimed at scaling up prevention services for all supported groups at increased risk of HIV acquisition, identification of HIV infected individuals, enrolling them into clinical care for ART initiation, and retaining them on treatment to help move the program toward epidemic control. The incumbent will also identify the training and mentorship needs of the technical program staff and work with the Executive Director and Chiefs of Party(s) to build the requisite capacity for efficient program implementation. The position requires excellent knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery structure, and related public health approaches of HIV epidemic management and control, and sound understanding of the health systems landscape, and multi-stakeholder engagements within Tanzania.
Essential Job Duties: 90%
Other Job Duties: 10%
Education and Experience
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). U.S. EEO laws do not apply to non-U.S. citizens outside the U.S. or its territories.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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