3 Vacancies at The Tanzania Red Cross Society.

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The Tanzania Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organization established by Parliamentary Act no. 71 of 1962. The TRCS is guided by the Seven Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Society is well established in all regions of Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar and has a well- coordinated volunteer based network. Tanzania Red Cross Society is looking for the dynamic persons to fill the following Positions.
1.Job Title : Information Technology (IT) Officer 
Reporting to : Head - Planning. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (PMERL) Unit
Department : Organizational Development 
Unit: PMERL 
Duty Station : Dar es Salaam 
Contract Duration : 2 years. renewable

Job Summary: 
The job holder is responsible for maintain and enhancing all network infrastructures at Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS). This includes ovetseeing all servers, firewalls, routers, switches, and other network equipment. S/He is also responsible for developing and maintaining the TRCS network security plan.
Key duties and responsibilities: 

  • To maintain the network infrastructure at TRCS including all servers, firewalls, routers, switches. and other equipment. 
  • To upgrade network components as newer technology becomes available. 
  • To implement new technology that benefits the employees of TRCS. 
  • To provide user support for all printer and workstation issues. 
  • To ensure that backups of all server data are being performed daily. 
  • To re-build network components when necessary because of network crash or failure. 

Desired Qualifications and experience: 
  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or related technical discipline from a reputable academic institution. 
  • A Minimum of 3 years' experience working in information technology field as a network administrator Information system administrator. 

2. Job Title : Health Coordinator 
Reporting to : Team Leader 
Department : Disaster Management 
Unit : Disaster Response 
Duty Station : Makere/Mtendeli 
Contract Duration : 1 year, renewable 

Job Summary: 
The job holder is responsible for the planning, coordination and direction of medical health services within the healthcare facilities in which s/he works. S/he is responsible for ensuring that healthcare facilities provide the most effective patient care.
Key duties and responsibilities: 
  • To ensure the delivery of quality healthcare services to the refugees by working hand-in-hand with nurses, clinicians, lab technicians and other medical personnel. 
  • To enforce compliance with general medical ethics and practice by all health staff. 
  • To set up epidemic intelligence mechanisms for early warning of impending disease outbreak. 
  • To manage the patient referral system 
  • To ensure health facility records are well kept and organized. 
  • To create work schedules. 

Desired Qualifications and experience: 
  • University degree in medicine. Postgraduate qualifications in public health, health management, or any other related field from a reputable academic institution is an added advantage. 
  • A minimum of 3 years practical management experience in a district, regional or above hospital (public or private). 
  • Practical experience in surgical procedures is an added advantage 
  • Proven excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken 
  • English essential. - Excellent report writing skills is a must. 

3. Job Title : Refugee Program Coordinator 
Reporting to : Director of Disaster Management 
Department : Disaster Management 
Duty Station : Kigoma/Kasulu/Kibondo 
Contract Duration 1 year, renewable

Job Summary:
The job holder is responsible for the coordination, management, development and representation of Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) programming in the area of operation. S/he oversees program implementation according to TRCS strategies and ensures that operations are implemented within TRCS regulations, procedures and guidelines. The Refugee Program Coordinator is the TRCS field management representative with relevant actors in the area of operation. S/he is the line manager for all staff with area responsibilities and s/he is responsible for ensuring a result oriented team.

Key duties and responsibilities: 
  • To represent all aspects of program and operations and has overall accountability for the area of operation 
  • To act as the primary TRCS representative in the area of operation and attend all relevant forums/meetings in order to strengthen TRCS position in the area, including government authorities and relevant stakeholders 
  • To foster relationships with Government authorities, national and international organizations and other relevant stakeholders in the area of operation 
  • To maintain close working relationships with donors, notably the sub-offices of UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, and other UN Agencies to nurture current partnerships and lead negotiations for further partnerships. 
  • To organize and host donors during visits to projects sites 
  • To closely coordinate with the senior management team at TRCS HO ensuring regular information flow 
  • To ensure oversight on quality and timeliness of proposals and reports before submission to TRCS HO and Donors/ representatives 

Desired Qualifications and experience: 
  • University degree with advanced training/courses either in management, public health, international relations, or any other related field from a reputable academic institution. 
  • A minimum of 5 .years management experience, overseeing humanitarian and development multi-sector, multi-donor programmes in complex and volatile environments 
  • Proven experience in strategic development and program design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. 
  • Practical and extensive financial, HR and administration management experience with extensive knowledge of budget development/management and finance documentation. 

How to Apply
Applications may be submitted via Post Office or by hand delivery, but not by email.
The deadline for submission is 24th January 2018 by 16.00 Hrs.
Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and therefore qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

The Secretary General, 
Tanzania Red Cross Society, 
P.O Box 1133, 

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