Monday, June 25, 2018

Job Opportunities at Jhpiego in Zanzibar and Mwanza

  Xpresstz       Monday, June 25, 2018
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Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 42 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania and wishes to recruit the following positions:


Position: Senior Technical Officer- RMNCH and Malaria – [1 position based in Zanzibar]
Position Overview: This position will provide technical support on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), malaria including Malaria in Pregnancy (MiP) and Family Planning (FP) interventions in Unguja and Pemba Islands. The Sr. Technical officer will provide technical support in developing/adopting technical content while focusing on implementation in health facilities under the support of the USAID Boresha Afya Project. The position roles will cover the Project needs assessment, design, execution, monitoring, and evaluation. Human resource capacity building for quality clinical services will be a core. Hence the Senior Technical Officer will work closely with the zonal, regional, district and health management teams to ensure delivery of quality family planning, maternal, newborn and child health services at health facilities while linking with other initiatives in communities. S/he will coordinate integrated supportive supervision, coaching, on-job-training and mentoring to enhance adherence to service protocols and standards; and data collection for service improvement.
Position: Associate Director of Implementation and Results Management – [1 position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview: The Associate Director of Implementation and Results management (ADIRM) will work under the leadership of the Deputy Chief of Party to ensure overall aspects of field program implementation of USAID Boresha Afya-Lake and Western Zone including; work planning, execution, monitoring, documentation and reporting. The incumbent will be responsible for building and maintaining a working relationship with Local Government authorities (LGAs), project sub-partners, collaborative partners and stakeholders across the supported program regions and districts. S/he will lead a team of Regional Managers and Coordinators to achieve project results while ensuring efficient budget and other resources utilization based on needs for the supported regions. The ADIRM will work closely with the Technical Director to ensure excellence and integrity of program approaches during implementation. S/he will also collaboratively work with key support departments including operations, finance, procurement, IT, warehouse, and transport to ensure operations at regional field offices are running smoothly.

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in public health or other related disciplines
  • Expertise in implementing and managing RMNCH and/or Malaria programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff to achieve results
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Proven experience in the writing of abstracts, proposals and reports
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% of time
Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications, and relevant experience. To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and, your salary history. Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered.
All applications should be sent through email: USAIDBoreshaAfyaApplications@jhpiego.org Electronics applications
are encouraged. The subject on your application email should be the Title of the position you are applying for, so that we do not miss your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Friday6 July 2018, at 5:00 P.M.
Caution to the applicants:
There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: USAIDBoreshaAfyaApplications@jhpiego.org is the ONLY address to use when you send your application for the above positions. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong – doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource through inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org
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