Job Summary

We seek to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Public Health Specialist

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Salary: Minimum 2,700,000 Tanzania shillings per month-gross salary (including income tax, Social contribution-NSSF and WCF, health insurance)

 Duration: One-year contract, under probation of two (2) months

 Starting date: January, 2019


Job Qualification

o Bachelor or advanced degree in health science sector (Public health, medicine, nursing, midwifery, microbiology, etc.)

o Minimum of three (3) year’s work experience in health projects operated by government agencies or NGOs

o Experience in research proposal development and implementation

o Proficiency in computer software such as Epi-Info, Stata, SPSS, Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint

o Experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation

o Knowledge in reproductive, mother, newborn and child health

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Swahili and English

o Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, deadlines and policy compliance

o Experience of working in multicultural and multidisciplinary settings

o Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team and be comfortable in tight deadlines with different work and learning styles

o Ability to manage multiple and competing demands and establish priorities


Duties and Responsibilities include:

o Develop concept paper/proposals aligned with strategic objectives and donor requirements

o Develop annual execution plan and lead the project team to design, implement and evaluate the project activities based on the execution plan

o Monitor program’s progress, ensuring goals and objectives are achieved and accounting policies are adhered to

o Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the organization and donor’s policies

o Communicate with key stakeholders to build and maintain network of the organization

o Produce periodical report on the program operation

o Perform any other tasks or duties assigned by the organization

Mode of Application: Attach only cover letter and CV through this email: tanzania@medipeace.org Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. People who are successful on their application will be personally noticed. MEDIPEACE is an equal opportunity employer. 

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