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New Vacancies at Amref Health Africa


Amref Health Africa is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems’: Amref Health Africa has over 1000 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fund raising.

Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Water and sanitation, e learning programme and clinical outreach.

Amref Health Africa -Tanzania has the following vacancy at Amref Country office and projects in Lake Zone

Capacity Building Program Manager





Provide leadership and support in assessment of organizational and technical capacity of human resources for health to improve quality of service delivery and response to community health needs

Key Responsibilities:
Take lead in development and implementation of innovative capacity building agenda at country level by coordinating and supporting Amref health Africa in Tanzania projects and programs with design, review and harmonization of training curriculum and materials development in related subject areas.
Ensure Amref health Africa projects meet the minimum training reqtJireHierit5 stipulated in national policies, curriculum and guidelines of respective authorities
Work with country programmes, projects and other stakeholders in analyzing and addressing training needs of various cadres in facility and community health care workers.
Support Amref health Africa programmes and projects in developing training curriculum and packages for CSOs, capacities, local authorities from national, district and community levels that are relevant to Amref health Africa Strategy
Generate innovative programmatic capacity building initiatives for bridging existing gap between communities and the health system including empowering communities for community-based health promotion initiatives
Participate actively in national efforts and forums by Ministry of health and other stakeholders in strengthening human resource capacities including community health workers
Forge collaboration with development partners and other partners including Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other relevant ministries in establishing opportunities for engaging CSOs in capacity building agenda
Provide technical support to HR Unit in strengthening Amref health Africa technical capacity on identified and priority training needs including documentation, research and advocacy skills as per Amref health Africa business plan and strategic demands
Promote development, management and supervision and backstopping of Amref health Africa e-Learning programme, Tanzania Library and Information Resource Centre and Heritage
Work closely with the Head of Program to support programme and project staff in generation, documentation of good practices from project processes and outcomes/impacts; and appropriate dissemination of programme results
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor on daily basis in relation to your position.

A Master Degree in Medical Education, Public Health or Health Policy or related fields. PhD in social sciences or business administration is an added advantage
A technical qualification in HRH management
Excellent project planning and proposal writing skills. At least seven (5) years experience of providing technical expertise in capacity building and training initiatives.
Experience of working with the MOH or health systems is an asset.

Pro-active and innovative attitude
Hard working with analytical ability
Ability to work independently
Strong team leader and player
Proposal writing skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Monitoring & Evaluation and Research Manager




To develop and manage country level operations research priorities, as well as results-based monitoring and evaluation framework that measures Amref Health Africa – Tanzania country programmes performance in consistence with Amref health Africa strategic priorities; and ensure its alignment to Tanzanian National M&E frameworks and health management ,information system, Also, to provide technical support and analytical strategic guidance to Amref Health Africa – Tanzania in developing and implementing Amref health Africa’s global management information systems, and ensuring a close fit between Amref Health Africa’s M&E systems and the needs of country and programme leadership, Manage and spearhead development of research protocols within Amref or with partners.

Take full charge in identification of strategic information from Amref Health Africa interventions, its analysis and packaging for strategic functions as well as aligning with national indicators and work with the M&E lead at Amref Health Africa HQ in supporting Amref Health Africa’s global M&E systems to ensure information alignment.
Develop, manage and coordinate an effective and efficient county-level results-based monitoring and evaluation system for Amref Health Africa – Tanzania
Provide technical supervision, standard guide and support to technical and M&E staff in developing objective, practical, specific and cost-effective performance indicators for results measurements, performance reports and related on-line databases and ensure state-of-the-art M&E system support and its link to global Amref Health Africa M&Esystem.
Monitor health-related global and national trends to inform programme development processes including reviews and in writing new proposals and actively participate in documentation of best practices and success stories across Amref Health Africa.
Provide technical backstopping in the monitoring and evaluation system in all Amref Health Africa areas of operations and work with technical staff to plan and implement project evaluations including design of special studies to measure impact and cost of Amref Health Africa projects.
Actively participate in proposal writing processes ensuring quality of M&E frameworks and plans of proposals submitted for funding and maintain appropriate programme databases including proposals and donors.
Work with HOP in managing reporting calendar including compiling and reviewing of I quarterly and annual country programme reports for Amref Health Africa, key I stakeholders and donors.
Lead the designing and implementation of operational researches and evaluation i:e:- protocol writing, data collection and analysis and coordinate the writing process research reports and/or manuscripts including submission of Am ref staff manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals
Facilitate identification of external consultants to conduct baseline, mid-term and end of project researches for various projects.
Coordinate Am ref Health Africa Institutional Review Board meetings and monitoring activities
Submit and present abstracts in local and international conferences
Write and share policy briefs and fact sheets emanating from the research findings
Plan and conduct dissemination meetings with different stakeholders including government donors, and partner organizations to share researches findings
Establish and maintain ‘collaborations with local and international universities and research institutions
Support the management to identify resources to expand the research portfolio within the country office, including participation in proposal writing
Share with Program Technical Team topical evidence to inform programme development including summarized papers, factsheets

Masters degree in Public Health; Economics; Biostatics; Epidemiology or related field. PhD is an added advantage.
Satisfactory exposure in managing Results-based monitoring and evaluation systems
Proven critical analysis skills and report writing skills.
Sound computer knowledge, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and statistical applications (e.g. STATA, EPl lnfo and SPSS Etc).
Understanding and some familiarity with database structures and data management.
Proven abilities in conducting operations research and impact assessments
At least 5 years of “hands on experience” at a senior position in M & E esp. in NGOs active in health development.
Good interpersonal and people management skills-a team player and builder.
Good command of English and Swahili language will be an added advantage.

Proven ability to manage the use of M&E resources

Administration Officer


To provide strategic and operational leadership in Administration, social enterprise and Security functions. Ensure that administrative operations of Am ref Health Africa Tanzania country program run efficiently in cost effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:
Custodian of all administrative functions, spearheads general administrative functions of the country office and provide support to projects.
Develop and implement annual work plans for administrative functions with support to projects, and give technical support in administration related areas
Development and maintenance administrative systems, policies and procedures.
Maintenance and insurance of all organizational assets and ensure conducive working environment for staff with optimal use of organizational resources.
Coordinate booking of meeting rooms ,arranging staff and visitors travels and accommodations
Manage stock taking and disposal of Amref’s obsolete assets in line with policies and procedures guideline.
Ensure vehicle are Managed as per policies and procedures across the organization.
Establish fuel and vehicle maintenance monitoring system to promote efficiency and effectiveness in vehicle use.
Provide oversight in the skills acquisition staff on safety and security for Amref’s assets and staff at all times.
Contract management for contractors I providers of goods and services and overall oversight on properties, house rent, legal cases, vendors and others that need the attention of administration unit.
Oversee training of Amref staff on safety procedures and first aid care giving compliance to standard operation procedures by Amref staff and high performance by security service providers
Ensure services of utility are properly delivered and payments to the services are paid in time
Supervise cleaning service providers and messenger
Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor on daily basis in relation to your position.

Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Management or other related fields. Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage
Excellent administration. At least two (2) years experience in office administration in a busy organization.
Experience of working in NGO is an asset.

Pro-active and innovative attitude
Hard working with analytical ability
Ability to work independently
Strong team leader and player
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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 December 7, 2017. All correspondence should be directed to: Email: [email protected]

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

SOURCE: Daily News 23/11/2017



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