Rest of Tanzania Full Time NGO
TSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Project Officer.

  • Qualification Level: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Job summary:

The Project Officer will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day implementation of the TB project in assigned region (s). The project officer will lead implementation and reporting of project activities; expenditure, outputs and outcomes in assigned region(s). He/ She will coordinate effective engagement of CSOs and CBOs in the implementation of TB project activities, including regional and council health management teams (R/CHMTs), community-based service providers and direct project beneficiaries/peer clients.

Duties and responsibilities:

·         To coordinate and oversee day to day implementation of project activities in assigned region(s) in line with approved work-plan and budget Support the national guidelines and strategies in accelerating

·         TB diagnosis and management.

·         Design and implement community sensitization activities to mobilize and engage key project stakeholders - including

·         R/CHMTs, health facilities, community leaders as well as direct project beneficiaries - in project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

·         Lead effort to identify, capacity build and effectively engage key commui1ity resource persons - including CSOs, CBOs, former TB/ peer patients and sputum fixers - to accelerate TB case detection and management

·         Lead initiatives to accelerate early detection of drug resistant TB cases, linkage to care, and treatment/adherence support to ensure successful treatment outcomes

·         Implement an efficient system for routine project data recording, cleaning, reporting and utilization of program data for planning, decision making and resource allocation

·         Lead efforts to identify, document, scale-up and disseminate best practices and lessons learned in TB diagnosis, management and overall project implementation.

·         To organize and support routine meetings with key project stakeholders to share, monitor and evaluate project progress towards assigned targets.          .

·         To report to and update his/her supervisor on the progress 'of project implementation on weekly oasis or as required by his/her supervisor

·         Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.



·         Advanced Diploma or Basic degree in Medicine or Nursing.

·         Post graduate qualification in Public Health or other related field will be an advantage.

·         Technical expertise in TB prevention care and support

·         At least 3 years' experience in managing donor funded TB programs

·         Demonstrate understanding of the Tanzania Health System and policy environment

·         Must be computer literate.

·         Experience working with CSOs, CBOs and Local Council

·         Authorities

Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili     

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for and the region(s) she/he is interested, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees to the Human Resource Manager or dropped by hand at the MDH's head office at Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802. The deadline for submission of applications is 20th February, 2018. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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