TB, HIV Advisor (Tanzania)

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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 an TB/HIV Advisor to serve as a Technical Advisor to CDC Tanzania on the National Tuberculosis Leprosy Program (NTLP) and assist in the improvement and expansion of effective diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of tuberculosis, with emphasis on HIV-related tuberculosis. The TB/HIV Advisor will provide medical and epidemiological advice, consultation, and human capacity building as an international expert in TB/HIV as it applies to countries with a high TB and significant TB/HIV burden.


  • Guide the further development of CDC-Tanzania TB and TB/HIV program implementation strategy and implementation science, focusing on technical support to NTLP and HIV/AIDS Programs, addressing TB/HIV program priorities, particularly infection control, and addressing implementation science questions where there are either national or global gaps in knowledge. Routine data analysis use and support to priority epidemiologic surveys should be a key focus.
  • Provide technical expertise to CDC Tanzania on National TB and HIV Programs ensuring the successful implementation of the CDC/PEPFAR-supported TB and TB/HIV program implementation. This will be done in close liaison with the CDC Division of Global HIV/AIDS and TB, and other appropriate CDC Atlanta units, and in coordination with the Tanzania PEPFAR program.
  • Assist CDC-Tanzania project officers/program leads for TB/HIV activities under cooperative agreements with technical and programmatic reviews
  • Ensure that all MER projects achieve the specific objectives for the program and/or that appropriate remedial activities are implemented.
  • In collaboration with CDC program and science staff, develops program evaluation strategies, methodologies and indicators for monitoring clinical HIV/TB services in accordance with standard guidelines and protocols.
  • Conduct site visits with CDC staff to support project implementation.
  • Travel in country (Tanzania) to fulfill a specific program’s monitoring or training requirements and share expertise in disease intervention, public health practices, etc.
  • Actively participate in respective program branch meetings.


  • Education: MD and/or a PhD in epidemiology or related field
  • At least seven years of experience in HIV/AIDS and TB programs, preferably in a resource-limited setting
  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical assistance to Ministries of Health, including in areas of strategic planning, program implementation, guidelines development, strategic information and health information systems, and supply chain.
  • Specific experience in M&E, operational research and implementation science desired.
  • At least three years of substantial knowledge of PEPFAR programs is desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent time and project management skills
  • Level IV English proficiency required
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (Speaking, Writing, and Reading) on a daily basis with various groups.
  • Ability to work full-time and to be located in Tanzania required.

How to Apply

  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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