Amref Vacancies based in Dar es Salaam

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Amref Health Africa is the largest indigenous health development Non-­‐governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref health Africa aims at creating a lasting health change for Africa With headquarters in Kenya, Amref health Africa has programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 1000 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $89 million, Amref health Africa is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Corporate, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Water and sanitation, Capacity Building, Laboratory strengthening and clinical outreach. Amref Health Africa in Tanzania has the following vacancies in Dar es Salaam and Mara region to be based in Dar es Salaam and Serengeti.

HEAD OF PROGRAMS: BASED IN DAR ES SALAAM
REPORTS TO: THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR
JOB OBJECTIVE:-­‐ To provide technical programme leadership and management in the development and sustenance of the country programme Key Responsibilities:
§ Operationalize Amref health Africa ‘niche’ areas in health and development programming § Playing critical role in the strategic planning and management of the country programme and business development.
§ Leading in the development and growth of the Country programme portfolio in collaboration with the country director and programme teams
§ Lead programme teams in defining programme priorities for new business development and proposal writing
§ Liaise with key donors and partners to gather intelligence on new and upcoming funding § Providing technical leadership in business development in Amref Health Africa Tanzania in line with the Global and National strategies and priorities
§ Working with Country Director to harmonize communications with the project teams and other Amref health Africa Tanzania offices on issues related with Business Development
§ Proactively track donor and corporate trends for program support and liaise with other Amref health Africa offices and Headquarters in collaboration with the Country Director to identify and access donor information; technical and related support for new business development
§ Strengthen staff capacity to respond to strategic opportunities through the creation and/or delivery of formal and informal training and leading teams to write winning technical proposals in the identified programme area of focus
§ Engaging actively in fundraising and social enterprise initiatives for the Country programme
§ Holding good understanding of the overall Country Programmes and business plans, and effectively cover for the Country Director as delegated or during his/her absence.
§ Effectively representing the organization and the country Programme to external stakeholders
§ Advocating and representing Amref Health Africa at the highest level on matters of health development in Country as delegated by the Country Director.
§ Together with the Country Director and the Senior Management Team, develop and ensure the implementation of Amref Health Africa Country’s programme strategy in line with Amref Heath Africa corporate strategy.
§ Providing overall guidance, supervision and quality assurance in programme planning, monitoring and reporting as well as operational researches where applicable.
§ Overseeing and ensuring optimal resource management in programme managemen
t § Managing own portfolio staff performance and career developmen
t § Account to the country director on the delivery of strategic, programme objectives and regular reporting on monthly, quarterly and annual basis

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
§ Post graduate degree equivalent of Masters Degree or PhD in Public health, Social Sciences, Business management, Health Economics or closely related field. A background with Degree of Medicine is an added advantage.
§ Business Development expertise encompassing skills in programme development and proposals writing § Experience in developing and maintaining community health development programmes
§ 5 yrs in Business Development and Programme Management, 2yrs at a senior level § Extensive years of experience in successful proposal development for institutional and corporate donors, including pre-­‐solicitation preparation § Substantive relevant experience in proposal development for other multilateral or bilateral donors

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
 Pro-­‐active and innovative attitude
 Ability to work independently
 Business Development expertise
 Strong team leader and player
 Proposal writing skills
 Strong organizational skills
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Business management skills, or closely related field
 Exposure in fundraising and/or social enterprise is desirable

ADVOCACY MANAGER: BASED IN DAR ES SALAAM
REPORTS TO: THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR JOB OBJECTIVES: The Policy Project Manager focuses on building advocacy portfolio for the country program to improve human resources for health, reproductive health and rights and increased health financing in consultation with the Country Director.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Lead annual planning on advocacy and for the HSA project for the country; supports all projects to mainstream advocacy, oversees timely HSA work plan implementation, and ensures synergy between HSA and the different projects in planning and implementation of advocacy.
§ Develop annual advocacy and HSA budgets, guides implementers on donor and organizational financial policies, ensures value for money, and enhances accountability in use of funds.
§ Scan the policy environment for health financing, HRH and RH commodities, comes up with advocacy strategies, builds capacity of partners on advocacy, and provides technical support to partners to implement their advocacy plans.
§ Monitor advocacy, evaluate and report; Compiles activity reports and e timely and quality donor reports based on the donor contractual agreements. Document lessons from the project and disseminates widely.
§ Ensures adherence to internal systems by ensuring that standard operating procedures for program implementation are adhered
§ Supporting the RHMTS and CHMTs on Compliance/Adherence to rules and regulations for deployment
§ To facilitate the CHMTs and RHMTs on equitable distribution and retention of newly hired nurse-­‐midwives § Support the applicants of the nursing courses to be able to use the enrolment and admission system to enable more eligible students from rural areas to undertake nurse-­‐midwifery courses.
§ Sensitize the Community and secondary school students’ around LZ and WZ on understanding and uptake of midwifery profession
§ Support the MOH/CHMTs/RHMTS/LGAs to use the bonding system to enable availability of nurse-­‐midwives in hard to reach areas
§ Provide day-­‐to-­‐day technical support to partners and field officers on issues of HRH
§ Ensuring adequate support is provided to the Council Health Management Teams/RHMTs to ensure comprehensive delivery of project activities.
§ Actively participate in District council health planning, supervisory, training and monitoring activities to ensure project activities are aligned to and harmonized within district systems.
§ Provide on-­‐site mentoring, quality assurance and refresher training to nurses and schools available in the regions
§ Participates in development of strategic and regular work plans for the project § Prepare and submit reports on all project activities implemented.
§ Carry out other activities as may be assigned by supervisor.

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE § Masters degree in social science, public policy or law degree. § 5 years relevant experience in multi-­‐country programming, human resources for health advocacy, reproductive health and rights and knowledge of policy issues on reproductive health commodities. § Experience in project management with proven track record in program planning, management, budgeting, supervision, documentation and reporting. § Knowledge of health systems in Africa and health systems strengthening needs. § Excellent communication skills § Ability to network, mobilize stakeholders and rally them towards a common course § Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop respectful, positive relationships with a range of partners including policymaker and health care leaders; § Demonstrated team leader, § Technically sound in health systems strengthening § Ability to build and work with networks § Well organized, results focused, creative and flexible

 

PROJECT MANAGER-­‐ RAIN PROJECT WORK STATION: SERENGETI DISTRICT
REPORTS TO: PROGRAMME MANAGER –WASH/CAPACITY BUILDING
JOB OBJECTIVES To provide technical support to the Programme Manager on the implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene interventions and ensure timely implementation of project activities to achieve the project targets of the planned activities.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: -­‐
§ Accountable to the implementation of project activities -­‐ planning, supervision and monitoring of Urban sanitation
§ Take a lead role in community mobilization for awareness creation; capacity building to community on solid waste management.
§ Implement planned activities and prepare activity reports, monthly reports and donor reports. § Develop quarterly plans and budgets,
§ Support an increased access to safe water for domestic and productive purposes
§ Support to improve access to sanitation and hygiene practices in the target communities
§ Support to improve youth and women economic empowerment in the target communities § Accountable on development of social business enterprise (women groups/youth groups) to support marketing of their products
§ In liaison with Programme Manager ensure proper communication and involvement with district partners on implementation of project activities.
§ Support programme Manager in programme development, concept note and proposal writing in consistent with Amref Health programme goal and strategy.
§ Develop and document best practices resulted from the implementation Urban sanitation for improved health and Livelihood project activities
§ Work closely with local and national government structures for communication and dissemination forums.

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Degree in Civil Engineering is required with masters in any filed
• At least 5 years working experience in NGOs – particularly on community based WASH projects in consortium of multi-­‐stakeholders (communities, local government, and donor). • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH projects
• Knowledge of national policies and strategies relating to WASH
• Experience in using CLTs model to address Open defecation is an added advantage PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Pro-­‐active and innovative attitude
• Ability to work independently How to Apply If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of two referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30hrs on June 27, 2017.
All correspondence should be directed to: Email: jobs.tanzania@amref.org Amref Health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-­‐listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-­‐smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply.