Sunday, September 20, 2020

10 Jobs Opportunities at Rafiki Social Development Organization (RAFIKI SDO)

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Case Manager (2 Post) at Rafiki-SDO


Introduction
Rafiki Social Development Organization is a development and advocacy Non Governmental and Non profit making Organization working with Children, Youth, Marginalized and Vulnerable groups, families and their communities to reach their full potential by advocating for their rights and tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. The Organization was established in January 2005 and registered under the NGO Act of 2002, issued with a registration number No.00NGO/00006336 to operate in Tanzania Mainland.

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Rafiki-SDO is currently implementing the EpiC Project in Shinyanga Municipal Council and Shinyanga District Council which is funded by USAID through FHI360 with the aim of address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).
Office location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Work station: Shinyanga MC & Shinyanga DC
Reporting to: Program Manager
Duration: 12 Months / Renewable (full time)
Salary: Attractive package
Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with facilities and peer navigators for enrollment of clients from the community
  • Liaise with facilities for retention of clients on ART and provide feedback to facilities
  • Manage Client Appointment and ART Refill
  • Manage and Track Missed appointment
  • Manage lost to follow and return to care
  • Provide mentorship to peer navigators
  • Act as a link between peer navigators and facilities
  • Supervise peer navigation teams
  • Facilitate post GBV linkages and track feedback
  • Tracking and reporting of all completed and non-completed referrals (GBV, STI, HTS AGYW, FP etc)
  • Daily follow up on cases management by the team, from each service delivery point in close relationship with Biomedical field officer
  • Reconcile and compile data into the regional tracking register and the regional partner listing and outcome register, and maintain it on weekly basis
  • Follow up on all open cases who do not have an outcome yet and ensure that all escorted / tracked beneficiaries receive an outcome
  • Conduct sites visits for at least 70% of the time
  • Working with Data manager/M&E Officer to report tracking and partner listing and outcome data to the MER team in the region using referral from feedback (Vibutu)
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports related to tracking services and partner notification and success stories, as needed
  • Participate in meetings at Rafiki-SDO level and related CHMTs meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by line manager
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Required Qualifications:
Degree in Public Health, Social Work and Gender issues and Development or other related degree from recognized institutions, Additional training in community health, public health, community mobilization, counseling are of added advantages.
Required experience and skills:
  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in clinical management, nursing, social work, counselling and psychology
  • At least one-year experience in case management for community-based HIV services.
  • Prior experience in working with literate and non-literate audiences; experience in participatory methods
  • Experience on KVP programmer is an added advantage
  • Experience in supervising a field team

Data Clerk - (3 Post)


Rafiki-SDO is currently implementing the EpiC Project in Shinyanga Municipal Council and Shinyanga District Council which is funded by USAID through FHI360 with the aim of address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).Office location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Work station: Shinyanga MC & Shinyanga DC
Reporting to: Program Manager
Duration: 12 Months / Renewable (full time)
Salary: Attractive package
Responsibilities:
  • Enter data, run output reports from data bases and cross-check with data sources to make sure that data are accurate.
  • Assist the data manager in keeping records of all the forms collected from field activities file completed forms in organized manner Enter data, run output reports from data bases and cross-
  • check with data sources to make sure that data are accurate.
  • Ensure all data are routinely entered into the data base and updated
  • Ensuring data quality through reviewing of all data collection forms submitted to the office by field officers and other data collectors particularly, health unit’s staff, CHWs and identifying the errors and working with data collectors to ensure that the errors are timely addressed.
  • Ensuring data and field level are collected according to EpiC guidelines, well kept at all levels, analyzed and results shared with data manager.
  • Conducting data verification and periodic data audits to ensure data quality at all times
Required Qualifications
  • Certificate or Diploma in Information Technology, health information
  • Additional training in Monitoring and Evaluation, community mobilization, counseling is of added advantages.
Required experience:
  • Experience in HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Programming.
  • Community health experiences and capacities.
  • Ability of Community Health Work, Health Committees (villages Health committees, Ward Development committees, Health facilities committees) etc.
  • Ability to build relationship with Key Vulnerable Populations (KVP) groups at community levels.
  • Able to work with Health staff at different district council levels.
  • Computer literacy is highly required.
  • Able to timely collect, compilation and data analysis as required by the EpiC.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
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DREAMS PO - (2 Post)


Rafiki-SDO is currently implementing the EpiC Project in Shinyanga Municipal Council and Shinyanga District Council which is funded by USAID through FHI360 with the aim of address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).Office location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Work station: Shinyanga MC & Shinyanga DC
Reporting to: Program Manager
Duration: 12 Months / Renewable (full time)
Salary: Attractive package
Key responsibilities
  • Oversee the design and roll-out of a DREAMS package of services for AGYW (may include Stepping Stones Curriculum, health service demand creation activities including HIV testing and counseling and linkage to care, creation of safe spaces, GBV screening, scale-up of adolescent-friendly health services, support for economic strengthening activities and roll-out of parenting curricula, etc.).
  • Implement use of a vulnerability index to understand risks of AGYW; utilize mapping tools to understand HIV acquisition among AGYW.
  • Lead efforts to strengthen quality of demand generation and service provision for AGYW.
  • Ensure that project strategies and activities addressing youth are evidence-based and in line with state-of-the-art, globally recognized best practices; as well as aligned with GoT, PEPFAR and Epic standards, protocols and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the project engages youth in all stages of the project to promote youth leadership and ensure that youth perspectives are taken into consideration.
  • Promote integration across a range of services for youth to take a holistic, family-centered approach to improving their wellbeing.
  • Ensure all youth-focused strategies are gender-sensitive and promote equitable programming.
  • Liaise with GoT counterparts, service providers and stakeholders to ensure activities are well-coordinated with other national and regional programs.
  • Work closely with the project M&E team to ensure regular updates of the DREAMS tracker and accurate and timely reporting.
  • Ensure timely reporting and documentation of results from the DREAMS implementation in collaboration with M&E team with focus on accurate data for timely entry in the DAMES system.
  • Foster collaboration with partners and district DREAMS coordination teams and local government authority.
  • Strengthen referral and linkages between health facility and community service delivery points for AGYW and partners
  • Engage in community Quality Improvement teams to support implementation of AGYW risk reduction plans in identified communities
  • Participate in partner coordination in the district through monthly meetings and joint field activities
  • Timely submit activity progress reports on monthly and quarterly basis to Program manager
  • Document project success stories and case studies for sharing with a wider audience.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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Required skills and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Youth Development, Health system with 3 years’ experience in provision of PEPFAR DREAMS services to AGYW at community level.
  • Experience working with AGYW aged 15-24 years; familiarity with evidenced-based strategies for reducing their vulnerability and providing targeted services; familiarity with the PEPFAR DREAMS package of services.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with the national youth guidelines, standards and protocols. Familiarity with Tanzania public health sector at multiple levels; experience working with GoT stakeholders.
  • Experience in programs serving KVP and AGYW. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of vulnerable youth.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Computer literacy is highly required ie word, excel, internet, power point

Deputy Program Manager (DPM)


Rafiki-SDO is currently implementing the EpiC Project in Shinyanga Municipal Council and Shinyanga District Council which is funded by USAID through FHI360 with the aim of address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).Office location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Work station: Shinyanga MC & Shinyanga DC
Reporting to: Program Manager/Executive Director
Duration: 12 Months / Renewable (full time)
Salary: Attractive package
Responsibilities
Planning:
To participate in the Comprehensive Council Health Plans (CCHP) meetings and ensure USAID EpiC activities are included in the respective CCHP.
Liaise with Biomedical officers and Community Engagement Officers to map hotspots and develop a directory of all hotspots where beneficiaries are found at the council level.
Work closed with biomedical officers on conduct weekly review of the list of index developed by service providers and ensure all the providers conduct index testing services with fidelity (index sexual Partners/contacts elicitation and tracing)
He/she will be responsible to liaise with DMOs office to secure Government biomedical providers who will provide biomedical services at the community level respectively.

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Coordination and Supervision;
  • Work closely with program Manager to lead and direct technical and administrative project team.
  • Execute and monitor project activities.
  • Manage changes to scope, cost and schedule of project work.
  • Coordinate priorities and resources of the projects activities
  • Prepare and update project plans and status reports.
  • Supervise biomedical officers and ensure monthly planned activities are implemented and reaching their allotted targets with fidelity.
  • Coordinate cross-functional meetings of personnel related to project.
  • Facilitate sessions to effectively resolve issues if any.
  • Allocate appropriate resources to ensure projects are completed within given time and budget.
  • Report status, develop project-related documentation and implement lessons learned.
  • Participate in project performance review meetings and discussions.
  • Review compiled monthly and quarterly report from project staff and submit to Program Manager
  • Performance other duties as assigned by supervise
Qualifications and experience:
  • Clinical degree (nurse, physician) with 3 to 5 years in provision of community-based biomedical and demand generation services to KVP and AGYW
  • Knowledge of on management of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with relevant national guidelines, standards and protocols. Familiarity with the public health sector at regional, district and council level and experience working with these teams.
  • Experience on managing HIV/AIDS programs at community level in Tanzania; familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs.
  • Experience in managing serving KVP and AGYW. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KVP and AGYW.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.

Biomedical Officer - (2 POST)


Rafiki-SDO is currently implementing the EpiC Project in Shinyanga Municipal Council and Shinyanga District Council which is funded by USAID through FHI360 with the aim of address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).Office location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Work station: Shinyanga MC & Shinyanga DC
Reporting to: Program Manager
Duration: 12 Months / Renewable (full time)
Salary: Attractive package
Responsibilities:
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Planning
  • To participate in the Comprehensive Council Health Plans (CCHP) meetings and ensure USAID EpiC activities are included in the respective CCHP.
  • Liaise with Community Engagement Officers to map hotspots and develop a directory of all hotspots where beneficiaries are found at the council level.
  • Conduct weekly review of the list of index developed by service providers and ensure all the providers conduct index testing services with fidelity (index sexual Partners/contacts elicitation and tracing)
Coordination and Supervision;
  • With support from the Program Manager, FHI360 regional team & DMO’s office, he/she will be responsible to liaise with DMOs office to secure Government biomedical providers who will provide biomedical services at the community level respectively.
  • Actively participate into development of monthly operation plans in close collaboration with community engagement officers for targeted and focused HTS outreaches to the mapped hotspot areas and reach KVPs.
  • Assist in organizing training/orientation to biomedical providers to be engaged in USAID EpiC monthly operation plans and maintain the list of Service Providers working with USAID EpiC project.
  • Monitor and coordinate community-facility referral and linkages services for health related services including care and treatment, Family planning, STI & TB screening and treatment, and GBV services
  • Liaise with DACC and the DMO office to obtain commodities, supplies and government M&E Tools for Biomedical services.
  • Supervise biomedical providers and ensure monthly planned activities are implemented and all
  • Service Providers are reaching their allotted targets with fidelity.
  • Provide technical support and mentorship to the biomedical services providers within the assigned districts in order to ensure they meet standard of performance as per the government guidelines and project SOPs (including IQC/EQC and proficiency test).
  • Work closely with the CHMT members in performance monitoring, joint supportive field supervision at the site/council level and ensure the outcomes of the visits clearly documented and recommendations implemented.
  • Jointly work with facility implementing partners at the council level to develop a sound Bi- directional referral network but also quality of services is provided to KVPs.
  • Ensure all service providers properly fill all required National and Project M&E tools and timely submission of service reports appropriately, including monthly summary reports to the catchment health facilities.
  • Ensure council service providers are reporting their daily performance through WhatsApp groups and other agreed channels for real time data.
  • Develop and timely share daily/weekly updates and monthly reports for all biomedical services
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Qualifications and experience:
  • Clinical degree (nurse, physician) with 3 to 5 years in provision of community-based biomedical and demand generation services to KVP and AGYW
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with relevant national guidelines, standards and protocols. Familiarity with the public health sector at regional, district and council level and experience working with these teams.
  • Experience implementing HIV/AIDS programs at community level in Tanzania; familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs.
  • Experience in programs serving KVP and AGYW. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KVP and AGYW.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please submit your application letter to Executive Director, Rafiki-SDO, P.O.BOX 2078, SHINYANGA. Describing why you are the right candidate for this position, curriculum vitae detailing your experience, copy of educational certificates and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Please send the application to ajira@rafikisdo.or.tz, via Postal or by hand at Rafiki-SDO Shinyanga, Ndembezi ward near Ngokolo RC church.
NOTE: For those who applying through email, should indicate the position title in email subject line.
Rafiki-SDO will review the applications sent to the official e-mail address, Postal and application which will be submitted to Rafiki-SDO office. The closing date for the applications will be Friday 2nd October 2020, 17:00 PM.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
To learn more about Rafiki-SDO visit: www.rafikisdo.or.tz
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