Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness Supervisor
Job no: 496012
Position type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Mwanza
School/Unit: Implementation / Program Management
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support, Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness Supervisor to be based in Mwanza, Tanzania.
The surveillance and public health preparedness supervisor will work under direct supervision of the regional manager to improve and ensure public health preparedness through strengthening capacities of institutions, local partners, R/CHMTs and health facilities in the region. Under the technical supervision of the technical officer – surveillance and public health preparedness supervisor will support regional staff including surveillance and public health preparedness officers in ensuring effective implementation of interventions related to HIV recency surveillance and public health preparedness including COVID-19 risk mitigation and COVID-19 vaccination services in both community and facility settings. Recognizing that a comprehensive approach to infectious diseases is paramount, s/he assists teams to ensure that HIV services are robust and able to withstand public health emergencies or other health security risks.
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The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
The deadline for submitting the application is 25 April 2022.