Project community engagement officer – based in kigoma / katavi

Job Summary

S/he will be responsible for the management of Community Health Workers and PHE champions in the project.

  • Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Responsible for provision of technical leadership and management of the community component of the FP and PHE.  S/he will be responsible for the management of Community Health Workers and PHE champions in the project. She / He will support the link between the communities and health facilities in the implementation of community based activities including FP outreach services.  She / he will be reporting directly to the Technical/ Health 

Key outcomes: 

  • Work closely with Community Health Workers (CHWs) / Community Based Distributors (CBDs) to provide voluntary FP education, services and referral to women and men,
  • Work with CHWs / CBDs to provide FP and PHE education through community groups such as farmer groups, First Time Parents and other Natural Resource Management based groups 
  • Liaise with Health Facility staff and village governments to organize community based outreach activities to deliver integrated SRH services, including FP.
  • Liaise with DRCH-Cos and CHMTs in project districts to support the coordination and implementation of community - based Outreach activities to deliver integrated SRH services, including FP.
  • Ensure accurate documentation and reporting of FP services data into the government systems (MTUHA) and in Pathfinder registers. 
  • Coordinate the work of CHWs and CBDs to enhance their performance in advancing voluntary FP information and services 
  • Support monitoring, evaluation and data collection activities at health facilities and at community level.  
  • Provide FP based training to all staff members under the Landscape Conservation of Western Tanzania project during quarterly meetings or any organized project events


Minimally Required Education, Training and Experience: 

  • Background in health or community development with experience in managing Family Planning outreach activities  
  • At least two-year experience of working on SRHR and FP programs, especially in the rural areas of Western Tanzania. 
  • Candidates with experiences in delivering Family Planning interventions in Kigoma or Katavi regions are highly encouraged to apply

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