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Driver (3) POSITION Medical Teams International – Tanzania
Department: Operations
Team: MTI TZ 
Reports to (position): Procurement and Logistics Officer
Location(s): KASULU and KIBONDO
Work Days & Hours: 40/45 Standard work week. May require some overnights and work on Saturday or Sunday. 

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Travel: Extensive driving throughout. 
If Manager of Staff, Positions Supervised: (directly & indirectly) Drivers # of Positions Supervised N/a
Medical Teams International Calling: Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.
JOB SUMMARY
The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Medical Teams International staff and other officials and mission members, meeting MTI highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of maturity and responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol, and safety security issues.

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the safety and well-being of passengers
  • Keep abreast of traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to enable safe, on-time arrival for any movement including meetings and appointments
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, inspections, daily kilometers, fuel consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports, awareness of vehicles servicing, required items for services.
  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working order.
  • Supports the preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
  • Tracks insurance and applicable tax formalities
  • Make minor repairs and recommendations for major repairs
  • Change oil, check tires, spare tires, jacks, lights, horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with MTI safety and security standards and reports any conditions of concerns to a Manager
  • Ensure that communications devices (e.g. cellular phone) is in proper working order before each trip
  • Ensure the vehicle has sufficient fuel at all times.
  • Follows safe vehicle loading and unloading procedures.
  • Keeps the vehicle clean and free of debris; follows other vehicle cleaning procedures.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and safety and security document, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates staff according to written and practiced procedures.
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written accident report as required by delegate’s procedure and other authorities.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records.
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payment of bills, as required.
  • Supports safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, and Child & Vulnerable Adult protection policies and sexual harassment policies.
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EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Possession of valid Driver’s license, class C, for a minimum of 3 years
  • Attended Vocational Educational and Training Authority would be an added advantage
  • Certification of defensive driving from a recognized institution preferred
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is required
  • Certification in vehicle mechanics and maintenance is preferred
EXPERIENCE
  • Preferred: Experience working for NGO Clean driving record is required
  • Minimum heavy vehicle driving in Tanzania is required
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different nationality and cultural backgrounds
  • In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations and defensive driving techniques
  • Basic CPR and First Aid knowledge
  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time
  • Excellent Defensive driving skills.
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle and necessary documents
  • Timely inputs to logs and records.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English and Swahili
  • Ability to follow procedures in response to accidents or emergency situations
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Good knowledge of geography of assigned driving locations
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and Code of Conduct
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires frequent use of mechanics equipment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee will be operating a motor vehicle to remote areas, where hazardous road conditions are common.
Required to drive long distances on unpredictable or unknown terrain in various weather climates.
The employee may be required to travel to remote areas of the world where there are potential health hazards and risks, limited hygiene facilities, extreme weather, and very basic living conditions.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21st September 2020. 5.00PM.
Application Procedure:
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as ‘’Driver” including 3 work related referees to; recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period; at the bottom of your CV
INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE:

ACCOUNTANT
Medical Teams International Tanzania 
Department Finance
Reports to Direct: Country Director Technical: Finance Manager
Location Dar es salaam
Workdays & Hours Monday-Friday, 40-45 hours/week, occasional weekends and public holidays
Supervises Direct: Technical: NA
MTI Calling
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world
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JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for providing Technical financial support and guidance at Dar es Salaam Office while coordinating with Human Resource, Logistics Team and Management to effectively implement the organization policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate and supervise the accounting operations of assigned office including recording transactions in Unit4 to while ensuring correct cost allocation and compliance with all MTI procedures.
  • Support in completion of monthly and yearly closing of accounts and balance sheet, in order to verify evolution of project finances; flag any issues of concern to the Finance Manager and Country Director for further strategic discussions
  • Support in preparation of financial reports for all donor projects in accordance with the donor reporting requirements 15 days before the due date and submit to Finance Manager for review.
  • Record, analyse and reconcile all payables and commitments in accordance with MTI and donor requirements and ensure timely amortization.
  • Review of payroll transactions, allocation and perform monthly reconciliation of prior month payroll data with current month and submit to the Finance Manager for review and approval.
  • Participate and provide technical financial guidance and support during budget proposal process to comply with the FOM and donor requirements.
  • Update the Bank transactions on a daily basis in the bank statement menu and perform bank reconciliation through Unit4 by 2nd of every Month.
  • Provide relevant financial information including documentation upon request for audit and donor desk review processes.
  • Accountable for the appropriate use of resources in accordance with budget holder authority and MTI’s cost principles
  • Participate in capacity development programme for Finance and Non-Finance staff to improve on performance and operating efficiency.
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Work directly with the Payroll officer to complete timely preparation of payroll and updating of the Partner Personnel lists and perform reconciliation of personnel cost allocation to different projects.
  • Ensuring compliance of PSEA policy and provide updated data PSEA database on quarterly basis as well as reporting any related PSEA issues/incidence to Country Director.
  • Coordinate with supplier in Dar es Salaam to follow-up on delivery of orders of goods/services made and obtain acknowledgment receipts for completed payments to suppliers.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as maybe deemed necessary and assigned
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EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Economics or Commerce is preferred
  • Associate Certified Public Accountant (ACPA) is required
  • Full active member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) is compulsory
EXPERIENCE
  • At least 3 years of work experience in finance management is required
  • Preferably, an accountant with either logistics/procurement, or HR experience
  • Experience working with International NGOs is required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE

  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and relevant donor requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of preparation and presentation of financial statements and audit practices
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP systems and computerized accounting software such as Sage, Unit4, etc.
SKILLS
  • Skilled in using ERP system to process financial transactions
  • High degree of analytical and financial reporting skills
  • Strong administrative skills in managing documentations and project funding information
  • Skilled in training and capacity building
  • Skilled in explaining financial procedures to non-financial staff
  • A good command of both written and spoken English, with strong interpersonal skills
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ABILITIES
  • Ability to respond to tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Highly organized with good quantitative ability
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS

Tools and Equipment Used
  • Requires frequent use of computer, including word processing, database programs; calculator, telephone, printer, scanner and copy machine.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires occasional travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • The employee may be required to travel to remote areas where there are potential health hazards and risks, limited hygiene facilities, extreme weather, and very basic living conditions. 

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Application Deadline: 23rd September 2020. 5.00PM.
Application Procedure:
  • Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLYsaved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as ‘’Accountant – Dar es salaam” including 3 work related referees to; recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org
  • Indicate your Salary expectation/current or previous salary and Notice Period, at the bottom of your CV
  • Indicate Clearly in the Subject: Accountant – Dar es Salaam.
NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization

Communication & External Relations Officer


Job Description
COMMUNICATIONS & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER (1) POSITION
Medical Teams International Tanzania
Department Programs
Reports to Direct: Country Director Technical: HQ Marketing team
Location Dar es Salaam, with travel to field
Workdays & Hours Monday-Friday, 40-48 hours/week, occasional weekends, and public holidays
Supervises Direct: NA Technical: NA

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Medical Teams International Calling 
                  Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.
 JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Responsible for developing and implementing communication and external engagement strategies. Work closely with field project teams to capture, document, report & communicate program impact with both internal and external stakeholders. Work alongside the Senior Managers to represent Medical Teams with all levels of partner as needed. Collaborate with HQ Marketing department on the development and proper branding of visibility materials.
 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Develop and implement communications strategies, campaigns, and other initiatives to promote the visibility of the organization
  • Visit field locations to gather data and impact stories to use in communication materials; share updates with HQ office as requested
  • Create visibility materials (donor branding, signposts, brochures, newsletters, media releases, fact sheets, etc.) according to Medical Teams and donor branding guidelines
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation point for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources about Medical Teams, its partners, and stakeholders
  • Responsible for monitoring the budget lines related to communications and external engagement in all projects.
  • Advise Senior Management Team on communications matters and provide editorial support for staff
  • Coordinate and respond to media requests in accordance with Medical Teams policy
  • In charge of hosting media and other official visitors during field visits.
  • Manage conflict as it arises and advise management and HQ staff on crisis communications
  • Maintain records of media coverage, analyze trends and foster relationships with reporters
  • Collaborate with HQ Marketing department and directly connect with Marketing staff to ensure visibility and branding materials are of high quality and compiled with Medical Teams and donor brand requirements
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  • Responsible for establishing and developing professional, long lasting, and mutually beneficial relationships with Government departments, institution, UN agencies, donors, and other stakeholders in the health sector
  • Plays a key role in identifying new funding opportunities for growth and expansion of Medical Teams
  • Represents Medical Teams confidently, and professionally in external events, presenting the mission and values, goals, and objectives of Medical Teams to improve the reputation of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Assist with staff events.
  • When appropriate, incorporate the use of volunteers in daily job functions.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
 EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                           
Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, Journalism, International Relations, or similar field is preferred
 EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                 
  • At least 3 years of communications/ public relations experience with a humanitarian agency is preferred
  • Experience working in emergency operations with an international NGO is an added advantage
  • Experience working with Government of Tanzania Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES           
KNOWLEDGE
  • Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication research, planning and strategy, and the role of mass media
  • Knowledge of how to present information to different audiences
  • Proficient in social media platforms
SKILLS
  • Excellent English communication skills; highly articulate verbally and in writing
  • Excellent networking skills and confidence in dealing with all levels of government, NGO, and private sector stakeholders
  • Skilled in conducting interviews and managing relationships with media representatives and other stakeholders
  • Proven writing, editing, design, videography, and photography skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher; Adobe Photoshop)
  • Skilled at producing analytical reports and professional publications
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ABILITIES
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress, especially in situations which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and adhere to the Code of Conduct
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 September 2020. 5.00PM.
Application Procedure:
  1. Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as Communication & External Relations Officer” including 3 work related referees to; recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org
  2. Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period; at the bottom of your CV
  3. INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE: Communication & External Relations Officer.