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Health Coordinator at Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS)

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Job Title : Health Coordinator Duty Station : Nyarugusu Camp (Kasulu DC) and Mtendeli Camp (Kakonko DC) Reports to : Refugees Project Manager Age Limit : Not above 55 Years. Posts :

Major Responsibilities 

  1. i) Work closely with the Team Leader, Refugees Project Manager and field teams to 

determine operational needs of the medical program and medical staff training needs. ii) Monitor and evaluate health sector service delivery objectives, indicators and outcomes 

of project implementation. iii) Assist in implementing HR functions related to staff management (hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, termination) and ensure training and capacity building of health facility staff iv) Represent Tanzania Red Cross Society at health coordination meetings, task force meetings and other partner coordination meetings and communicate relevant information back to staff v) Act as last line clinical consultation and make recommendations for referrals for 

specialized care vi) Lead production of site and donor reports including compiling and analyzing data, 

compiling narrative and analysis. vii) Work with management and partner agencies for outbreak preparedness and 

contingency planning viii) Provide input to proposal and budgeting processes 

  1. ix) Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentor ship and participate in 

capacity building opportunities 

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience 

  1. i) Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (MD). ii) Registration with Tanganyika Medical Council iii) Valid practicing license is required. iv) Postgraduate training in Public Health is an added advantage v) 3 years of experience in hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child 

health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases; inclusive of 2 years at a managerial level is required. 

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  1. i) Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and adhere to professional code of conduct ii) Ability to treat all staff and volunteer with respect, without prejudice iii) Ability to provide high quality and ethical service for the benefit of National Society iv) Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy v) Ability to be flexible and manage stress vi) Ability to support Tanzania Red Cross Society calling and adhere to the Tanzania Red Cross 

Society Code of Conduct 

Mode of Application: Interested candidates with the required qualifications and experience are advised to submit their application letters to the address mentioned below; together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of at least three referees; certified copies of academic certificates; Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document) and other relevant awards. 

Applications may be submitted directly by hand delivery to either TRCS Headquarter – Dar es Salaam Office;TRCS Kigoma Office; TRCS Ngaraganza Office – Kasulu District; TRCS Makere Office – Kasulu District, TRCS Kibondo – RFL Office and TRCS Mtendeli Office – Kakonko District. 

No applications will be received/considered through email or any other form of online submission. 

The deadline for submission is 24thJanuary 2020 by 16.00 Hrs

Only short listed candidates meeting the minimum set criteria will be invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline you should consider your application as unsuccessful. 

Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process. 

All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through Organizational Official Email: [email protected] 

The Secretary General, Tanzania Red Cross Society, Mwai Kibaki Road, Mikocheni B, Plot No. 53, Block ‘C’, P.O Box 1133, DAR ES SALAAM 

Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.