Health Systems Sustainability Advisor (Tanzania)

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Regular Full-Time
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The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.


QED is seeking Health Systems & Sustainability Advisor to serve CDC-Tanzania as a recognized expert in current health systems strengthening and sustainability. The Health Systems and Sustainability Advisor will 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. 


  • 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.


  • Education: 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) on a daily basis with various groups.
  • Ability to exhibit excellent time and project management skills.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.


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