Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Vector Control-Tanzania

Palladium is bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will work closely with the COP, Technical Lead for Malaria Surveillance and other project staff. Under the supervision of the COP, the Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will be responsible for program management oversight, timely implementation of malaria vector control efforts. The Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will provide technical guidance and oversee all implementation activities in collaboration with stakeholders, partners and local country government (MOHSW, NMCP, and ZAMEP).ResponsibilitiesWork actively in the support of field activitiesSupports the COP in the development of country work plans, vector control operations reports, and other technical and programmatic reports, as requiredWork collaboratively with the COP, Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance and other project staff to implement vector control best practicesDesign and implement vector control M&E system in close coordination with other technical and management teams, including the development of performance indicators, setting annual targets,  monitoring project progress, and ensuring timely data collectionEnsure that Palladium provides high quality technical assistance and capacity development to local partners and project stakeholdersConduct regular M&E and mentoring visits to local partnersTranslate evidence, current research, and guidelines into practical programmatic and field operationsRequirementsAdvanced degree in entomology, epidemiology, environmental science or other relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institutionMinimum of 8 years of experience in public health, including at least 5 years of malaria vector control experienceDirect experience with malaria vector control interventionsDirect experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventionsDirect experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS is desired, preferably in TanzaniaAbility to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders and operational and budget management experienceDirect experience leading technical teams is highly desiredAdvanced skills in M&E and experience designing monitoring and evaluation plans, designing, implementing and supervising data collection activities also desiredExcellent written and oral skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced aboveStrong interpersonal and intercultural skills


Deputy Chief of Party - Health Systems Strengthening Project

Chief of Party - Health Systems Strengthening Project