The Tubiteho program aims at increasing access to quality essential health services, with particular emphasis on family planning (FP), maternal and child health (MCH), malaria and nutrition services to the Burundian population. To attain this result, the program seeks to strengthen sub-national pharmaceutical systems including supply chain systems (at provincial, facility and community levels) so to ensure continuous availability of FP, MCH, malaria, and nutrition products at service delivery points in target provinces.
Under the direction of the Chief of Party, the Senior Technical Advisor (STA) oversees and manages pharmaceutical management activities of the program at the sub-national level and beyond, and coordinates with the ministry of health and with other national partners to address pertinent issues of national scale.
S/He provides technical assistance to provincial and district health management teams, facility staff, and community health workers (CHWs) to strengthen commodity management systems for essential medicines and supplies. The STA coordinates with FP, MCH, malaria and nutrition programs at national, provincial and district levels to ensure that pharmaceutical system strengthening activities are consistent with national strategic plans.
S/he closely coordinates with other members of the Tubiteho team in the planning of pharmaceutical management improvement interventions ensuring their contribution to overall program objectives. The STA ensures adequate monitoring of activities, evaluation of performance and the dissemination of results by working respectively with program M&E and communication teams. The STA receives technical support from the Pharmaceuticals and Health Technology (PHT) Group of MSH in Arlington to ensure that deployed tools and approaches reflect best practices in the field of pharmaceutical management.
This position is contingent upon project award and funding.
Monitoring and Evaluation