Monday, September 2, 2019

New Careers at Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST)

  e-SBO       Monday, September 2, 2019

 

Position: PROJECT MANAGER – Dar es Salaam
The Project Manager reports to the Projects Lead and is responsible for the management and coordination of the assigned donor-funded project. The Project Manager coordinates monitors and facilitates the activities of all donor funded project assigned; s/he develops, monitors, evaluates, implements and reviews effectiveness of donor project plans, design, strategies, policies and activities in line with the projects goals and objectives.Among the Key Responsibilities:

  •  Participate in project Design;
  • Coordinate planning process of the project
  • Coordinate implementation of assigned project and facilitate or provide any operational support to field staff;
  • Coordinate and participate in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project;
  • Coordinate and participate in project appraisal process;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Projects Lead
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences (MPH, epidemiology, sociology, community development etc.). Candidates without Master’s degree will be considered if they present demonstrated experience of working as project manager for a period of at least three years;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management cycle, Log Frame Analysis, work planning, budgeting, expenditure tracking system, financial and narrative reporting, documentation of lessons learnt and best practices and Results-Based Management tools;
  • Demonstrated experience of working on BCC/IEC program, with experience working with and managing creative agencies
  • Experience working with GAC funded projects will be a great advantage.
  • 3 years’ experience on project/business management
  • Experience of setting up, implementing and closing down projects
  • Experience in managing youth, Gender issues, IEC and BCC related activities
  • Contributing to the preparation and regular monitoring of project work plan, budgets and proposals
  • Experience on financial management of Donor funded projects
  • Development of project financial and narrative reports Working closely with other stakeholders including the Government Authorities at national, Regional, District and community levels
  • Collaborating and Networking with other NGOSs/CSOs at national, local and international levels
  • Experience in documentation of lessons learnt/success stories and best practice
  • Experience of working on health-related/community development projects is desirable
  • Ability to priorities complex workload and work independently 

Position: GENDER EQUALITY ADVISOR – Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
The Gender Equality Advisor (The Advisor) will be a key member of the Health Services team and will be responsible for the promotion and integration of gender awareness and gender equality within MST and its programming. S/he will support MST to promote and prioritise gender equality and female empowerment in its delivery of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services throughout Tanzania.

The Advisor will shape MST’s awareness raising and service delivery strategy, activities and resources to ensure that accessible information is provided to young people, women, men, their families and the local community to facilitate safe access to SRH care from MST. S/he will also help to increase community awareness of gender equality and SRH among young people and women, by establishing strong linkages and fostering collaboration between MST and other development partners, civil society organizations (CSOs), influential actors, local leaders and Community based organisations (CBOs) community groups within MST’s areas of work.

Among the Key Responsibilities:
  • Gender Equality Activities’ Design, Planning, Budgeting, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Gender Equality Advice and Support
  • Research, Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Engagement in MST Gender Equality Advocacy activities:
  • MST’s representative within the community and among stakeholders:
Minimum Requirements:
  •  Degree in Social Sciences (e.g. Gender & Development, Project Management, Development Studies or equivalent qualification). Master’s degree in the related field will be an added advantage;
  • 5 years hands- on experience in advocacy for gender issues and evidence-based results in gender analysis and mainstreaming especially in institutions which deal with health services provision;
  • Significant experience of working with gender issues is required with some experience in relevant socio- economic and gender analysis frameworks including working with youths, women and their groups;
  • Strong ability to design, implement and evaluate gender mainstreaming options for promoting accessibility of SRH services for women and adolescents;
  • 5 years’ experience in participating and/ or engaging in research, monitoring and evaluation activities with strong experience of designing/ overseeing M&E design for gender / monitoring gender indicators;
  • Strong experience in designing, adapting and facilitating training for adults and developing Training of Trainers to roll out training across MST;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent lobbying and advocacy skills;
  • Ability to motivate teams;
  • Excellent oral, written and mutli-media communication skills in English and Swahili;
  • IT literate- strong competency in MS office applications.

Mode of Application:
If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Marie Stopes Tanzania
11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge
P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.
Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4
VOIP +255 768 987 780
E-mail: jobs@mst.or.tz
Closing date: All applications should reach the addressee before Friday September 13, 2019 COB.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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PROJECTS LEAD


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), a local Non-Governmental Organization, is a social enterprise and a leading provider of family planning, sexual and reproductive health care and allied services. MST is a partner of the Government of Tanzania and a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Global Partnership, which operates in over 37 countries worldwide. MST’s mission is that all women and men in Tanzania will have “Children by Choice, Not Chance”.

We are looking for Management Members for the following role:
PROJECTS LEAD- Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
The Projects Lead is a key member of the senior management team and is responsible for identifying and facilitating the development of donor funded grant opportunities/proposals. S/he is also responsible for managing the compliance of all donor funded grants implemented by MST. Projects Lead works closely with the project managers and the Health Services Department to coordinate, monitor and facilitate the activities of all donor funded activities ensuring that the projects contribute towards the achievement of the MST mission. The Projects Lead reports to the Director of Health Services and directly supervises the project managers. He/she represents MST externally as requested by Director of Health Services.
Among the Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in national business development and expansion, and coordinate the annual business planning process for Projects Team; participate in development of strategic initiatives/plans;
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with potential donors and other stakeholders working in the area of Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health;
  • In close collaboration with relevant MST teams, London-based and regional business development staff lead and coordinate the proposal development process to produce high quality, well researched, and appropriate project designs, implementation plans, management structures and budgets;
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure equitable allocation within the team of various project portfolios; including activities management and implementation;
  • Lead, direct and be accountable for projects, including finance and programmatic operations; in collaboration with the respective teams coordinate planning and budgeting of projects’ activities; ensure project reports meet the required donor and national standards and are delivered according to plans;
  • In collaboration with the Research Lead assist in the design and roll out of Research, M&E activities to support evidence-based decision-making in the programme;
  • Ensure standard quarterly, annually and other ad hoc reports that are required for management decision making, donor reporting and proposal development;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective monitoring and evaluation systems, that inform as to core business performance, and effectively track specific project performance and impact indicators;
  • Identify opportunities for corporate/business partnerships that will contribute to the organization’s mission and goal;
  • Ensure that all members of Projects Team are performance managed i.e. have annual KPIs set, performance review conducted on regular basis and feedback provided.
Minimum Requirements:
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Project Management / Health Science / Social Science / Public Health / International Development Management or related field;
  • Knowledge of Clinical Health, Community Outreach, Family Planning and Social Marketing will be added advantage.
Skills and Experience:
  • 5 years of experience in a management position, preferably in the health management, family planning, community development, and/or social marketing industry;
  • 5 years of experience managing multi-tiered management structures of medical professionals, health outreach teams, social marketing, M&E, and/or project development teams;
  • 5 years of experience of managing donor funded project cycles including technical and financial components;
  • 3 years of experience participating and/or leading proposal development processes including project design, management design and budget development;
  • Able to manage and motivate teams to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Able to develop and articulate a clear strategic vision;
  • Proven ability to ‘sell’ ideas & concepts;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills.
Mode of Application:
If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:
Director of Human Resources and Administration
Marie Stopes Tanzania
11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge
P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.
Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4  
VOIP +255 768 987 780
E-mail: jobs@mst.or.tz  
Closing date: All applications should reach the addressee before Friday September 06, 2019 COB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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LOGISTICS MANAGER

We are looking for Management Members for the following role: LOGISTICS MANAGER- Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
The Logistics Manager is a key member of the procurement and logistics team.  The main focus of the post is to manage and coordinate processes that will deliver quality MST logistical operations function smoothly and efficiently, meeting the needs of its clients. MST’s Logistics Manager is responsible for: transportation; warehousing; security; asset management and ensuring structures are in place to monitor and manage the flow of goods and supplies through the organisation. The Logistics Manager is required to work closely with MST’s Finance, Operations, Project and Field teams. The Logistics Manager ensures that MSI Global Partnership best-practice policies are adhered to.
Among the Key Responsibilities:
  • To manage the implementation and application of the best practice of stock management & stock control to ensure MST stores management is in line with MSI Global Partnership standards and best-practice, and that stores systems ensure efficiency of stored goods and supplies;
  • On monthly basis review monthly stock status reports and stock utilization as documented by various data sources (including CLIC and Inflow systems), investigate any significant variances and recommended action to be taken;
  • Minimize stock write-offs close to expired stock managed either donated to MoH or transferred to other MST centres;
  • Work with the procurement, outreach and clinics team, prepare and maintain the medicine ordering calendar, receive, and compile quarterly medicine and medical supplies requests from field to ensure proper approvals and timely ordering and supply;
  • Advise Executive Team on appropriate health and security systems and guidelines and provide/organise training where appropriate on health and security including fire safety and evacuation plans;
  • Manage security company contracts and effect monthly payment a when suppliers meet their contractual obligations;
  • Report monthly to Executive Team on health and safety issues / incidences that have arisen in liaison with Outreach Lead and Zonal Coordinators;
  • Maintain records and inventory of all MST property for the Support Office and field;
  • Set up projects based asset/equipment inventories in collaboration with projects team and finance;
  • Order and dispatch stationery, medical equipment and FP commodities for centres and outreach on quarterly basis.
Minimum Requirements:
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Procurement and Logistics / Supply Chain Management or equivalent;
  • Registered by the Procurement and Supplies Professional & Technician Board (PSPTB).
Skills and Experience:
  • 3 years experience in stores and logistics management in a large organisation (NGO or commercial sector);
  • Demonstrable experience of a range in logistics and stores activities including, but not limited to: stores, logistics and security;
  • Demonstrable computer skills particularly Word, Excel and stock management computer programmes;
  • Knowledge of donor related compliances & regulations (e.g., DFID, USAID);
  • Pharmacological experience, knowledge of medicine and pharmacy management;
  • Past experience or training in transportation management and security issues;
  • Proven ability to train and develop others;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Able to manage and motivate team members to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills.
Mode of Application:
If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:
Director of Human Resources and Administration
Marie Stopes Tanzania
11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge
P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.
Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4  
VOIP +255 768 987 780
E-mail: jobs@mst.or.tz  
Closing date: All applications should reach the addressee before Friday September 06, 2019 COB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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