New Jobs at Management and Development for Health (MDH) in Dar es salaam, Kagera, Waging'ombe, Tabora and Tunduru Tanzania

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Job Title: Motorcycle Drivers (8 positions)
Report to:
Transport Officer


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the motorcycle is in good condition at all times
  • To drive carefully at all times and ensure his personal safety and that of the motorcycle
  • To collect specimen from health facilities to the lab and test results from the lab to facilities
  • To assist distributing tools, supplies and equipment to health facilities/ required destination
  • To carry out periodic motorcycle checks to determine and report maintenance needs timely.
  • To indicate up to date the motorcycle fuel and service costs records and ensure all required motorcycle reports are done accurately and submitted timely.
  • To perform any other duties assigned by supervisor/ transport officer/ site manager

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Job Requirements:
  • A minimum of Secondary School Education, with good passes in English and Kiswahili
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili is essential
  • Driving Certificate from a recognized institution, VETA Certificate is an added advantage
  • Valid driving license of classes, ‘A’. License class ‘B’ is an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years of experience in driving with public or private sector
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle
  • Honest, Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proven good record of integrity, innovativeness, hardworking and self confidence
  • Ability to record and keep trip information as trained
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work for long hours even outside working hours.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to abrupt changes in Project needs at short notices

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HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates must be Tanzanian citizen; they should submit their application letters, CVs, Certified photocopies of certificates; introduction letters from chairman of the local government and from two referees. Applications should be submitted by 10 January, 2021 to the SHRO, Dar es Salaam Sub-grantee through e-mail darsub@mdh.or.tz or drop by hand at MDH HQ, Mikocheni near New Regency Park Hotel.

Please note:

1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Title: Vehicle Drivers (6 positions)
Reports to:
Transport Officer
Duties and Responsibilities

  • To facilitate transport needs of MDH staff using the assigned vehicle efficiently.
  • To ensure vehicle cleanliness at all times when in use or otherwise and that the vehicle is in good condition before use.
  • To carry out periodic vehicle checks to determine, and report maintenance needs timely.
  • To drive carefully at all times and ensure safety of passengers, other road users and the vehicle.
  • To keep up to date vehicle mileage log, vehicle fuel and service costs records and ensure all required vehicle reports are done accurately and submitted timely.
  • To support any other office duties as assigned by the supervisor/ transport officer/ site manager
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to abrupt changes in project/ transport needs at short notices.

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Job Requirements:
Must be flexible and able to adapt to abrupt changes in Project at short notices
  • A minimum of Secondary School Education, with good passes in English and Kiswahili
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili is essential
  • Driving Certificate from a recognized institution, VETA Certificate is an added advantage
  • Valid driving license of class ‘B’. Class ‘D’ is added advantage
  • At least three (3) years of experience in driving with public or private sector
  • Honest, Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proven good record of integrity, innovativeness, hardworking and self confidence
  • Ability to record and keep trip information as trained
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work for long hours even outside working hours.

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HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates must be Tanzanian citizen; they should submit their application letters, CVs, Certified photocopies of certificates; introduction letters from chairman of the local government and from two referees. Applications should be submitted by 10 January, 2021 to the SHRO, Dar es Salaam Sub-grantee through e-mail darsub@mdh.or.tz or drop by hand at MDH HQ, Mikocheni near New Regency Park Hotel.

Please note:

1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
2. No Applicant is required to pay any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

1. HIV-CARE & TREATMENT ADVISOR: 

1 PostLocation: WANG’ING’OMBE OFFICE
Reports to: REGIONAL TECHNICAL MANAGER

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and oversee planning, implementation and M&E of HIV services including HIV Testing and ART services under the USAID Boresha Afya - Southern Zone Program, in her/his respective council(s).
  2. Provide oversight and lead the implementation of key HIV program initiatives to address program, donor and national priorities - such as index HIV testing, focused PITC, linkage for ART initiation and Viral load suppression - in line with national guidelines
  3. Actively participate in and provide technical assistance (TA) to Regional & Council Health Management Teams (R/CHMT) and supported health facilities in planning and implementation of HIV programs and services.
  4. Conduct need assessment, on HIV services provision in her/his council(s) and organize efforts to address these needs -; including areas of capacity building and health system strengthening - in collaboration with the R/CHMT.
  5. Ensure timely collection and submission of HIV services data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems - in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize HIV services data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation.
  7. Lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV services provision, design and implement Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) initiatives to address the gaps identified.
  8. Organize and support routine meetings with key project stakeholders to share, monitor and evaluate project progress towards assigned targets.
  9. Prepare timely quarterly and annual narrative reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents on HIV services as assigned by line manager.
  10. Support and advise the line manager on all HIV services issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the line manager.

 Requirements: Experience, educational and professional qualifications

  1. Medical Doctor Degree.
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  3. At least 3 years of experience in managing public health programs/services.
  4. At least 2 years’ experience in designing, implementation, and management of HIV-related programs.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
  6. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

2. PEDIATRIC HIV ADVISOR- 1 post

Location: TUNDURU OFFICE
Reports to: REGIONAL TECHNICAL MANAGER

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and oversee planning, implementation and M&E of Paediatric HIV services under the USAID Boresha Afya - Southern Zone Program, in her/his respective council(s).
  2. Lead implementation of key program initiatives – in her/his unit - to address program, donor and national priorities - such as Focused PITC, index HIV testing and accelerating children initiated on treatment (ACT) - in line with national guidelines.
  3. Provide TA to the R/CHMT and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of Paediatric HIV services.
  4. Ensures that supported facilities implement integrated and comprehensive package of Pediatric HIV services at all levels through various activities and support national and global priorities in Pediatric HIV.
  5. Support the capacity building activities in collaboration with R/CHMTs to identify training/mentorship needs at the supported facilities and organize trainings/mentorship program for facilities level staff using currently recommended national curriculums.
  6. Ensure timely collection and submission of Paediatric HIV data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems - in collaboration with the M&E team.
  7. Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize Paediatric HIV data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation.
  8. Lead efforts to identify gaps in Paediatric HIV, design and implement CQI initiatives to address the gaps identified.
  9. Organize and support routine meetings with key project stakeholders to share, monitor and evaluate project progress towards assigned targets.
  10. Prepare timely quarterly and annual narrative reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents on Paediatric HIV services as assigned by line manager.
  11. Support and advise the line manager on all Pediatric HIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the line manager.

Requirements: Experience, educational and professional qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in medicine or Nursing.
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  3. At least 3 years’ experience in managing public health programs/ services.
  4. At least 2 years’ experience in managing Pediatric HIV Programs.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
  6. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines

Position:    FINANCE MANAGER

Project:      AFYA KWANZA

Location:   MDH HEAD OFFICE, DAR ES SALAAM

Reports to: SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, this is a hand on position and the incumbent is responsible for the smooth operations of the finance department, and the provision of effective financial management service. S/he is responsible for the preparation of all Organization financial statements both for management and for external use (donors). The Finance Manager works in full compliance with all applicable donor rules and regulations and country’s laws. Timely and accurate Finance reports to both Management and Donors. S/he also supervises Accountant Officers.  

 Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assisting the Senior Finance Manager on overall day to day effectiveness of finance functions, and the management of monthly accounting circle and routines of both, the field offices and the head office.
  2. Examine financial data and reports for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures. Includes of special donor reports like PROMIS Expenditure Analysis, DATIM Expenditure reporting etc.
  3. Ensure the application of sound financial management by ensuring that there is a proper coding system to track budget and expenditures; developing and reviewing chart of accounts to meet organization and donor financial and accounting requirements.
  4. Develop and implement accurate Project Funds management strategies.
  5. Assist the Senior Finance Manager in the development of budgets and implement budgetary management strategies, ensuring that project activities budgets are properly coded and properly reflected into the accounting system through coding. Expenses are properly tracked and managed against the budget.
  6. Ensuring that commitments/financial obligations are properly tracked and paid for within the stipulated deadlines.
  7. Assisting Project managers in program decision making and planning by analyzing financial aspects of the various projects/grants so that managers can determine the best use of the limited resources.
  8. Assist the Senior Finance Manager in auditing (internal auditing, external auditing, and special audits) and in meeting compliance issues raised by donors, government, SOPs, and other contractual obligations.
  9. To ensure that timesheets and Level of Efforts are properly calculated and charged.
  10. To ensure year end processes are properly carried out accrued and prepayment schedules are produced and reconciled with the trial balance/financial statements, year-end adjustments are performed and financial statements are prepared based on the general accepted accounting principles.
  11. Ensure all pre-audit activities are completed accordingly i.e. preparation of Fund Accountability Statement, Audit file is opened and include all documents, all Finance files are properly kept, maintained and no file is missing during any review or audit. Give full support to the Auditors during Financial audit by retrieving the documents and responding to audit queries timely.
  12. Ensure Fixed Asset Register is up to date and verifications are done annually.
  13. Ensure timely submission of quality and monthly financial reports i.e PMM reports, Liquidation report, Accrual report, Expenditure analysis report and all other reports which will be assigned.
  14. Building capacity to the staff on compliance with various donor rules and regulations including local and international.
  15. Ensure there is good cash flow and that the program has sufficient funds in the bank account, Tigo pesa and petty cash for various program activities. Fund draw down to the PMS should be done on time. Weekly financial updates and projections should be done on all projects and ensure they support the programs weekly activities.
  16. Ensure fund reconciliation is done on weekly basis for all projects and agreed to the bank reconciliation and bank account balance.
  17. Ensure MDH is working within Budget for all projects. Proactively drive cost cutting measures within the projects.
  18. To supervise the Accountant Officers.
  19. To do any other work-related duty as assigned by the Senior Finance Manager/DOF/COO/CEO.

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Requirements. Education, work experience and skills

  1. University Degree in Finance, Business Management or Accounting
  2. Professional qualification such as CPA or equivalent, and registration with NBAA with experience of accounting and financial management is an added advantage
  3. At least 5 years’ experience in Managerial role on accounting/ financial administration
  4. Proven expertise on International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  5. Proven expertise in overseeing the management of donor grants for a complex donor funded development programme and developing budgets
  6. Developing project, personnel and administrative budgets and work plan
  7. Ensure compliance with the laws, regulations, agreements, contracts and requires of the government and donors
  8. Monitoring project expenditure and make appropriate recommendations
  9. Preparing financial reports
  10. Skilled in financial administration, book keeping and accounting processes including use of accounting software
  11. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a dynamic team
  12. Excellent interpersonal and high level communication skills to interact with various stakeholders (local and international)
  13. Self-starter, with strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  14. Must be very dependable, focused, accurate and detail oriented
  15. Must be honest and trustworthy, able to maintain confidentiality in financial and employees/vendor records, respectful and depicts sound work ethics
  16. Excellent writing and speaking skills in English and Swahili
  17. Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles, analytical skills and close attention to detail
  18. Knowledge of and experience in the public health sector will be a distinct advantage.
  19. Advanced computer literacy in Excel, Word, Power point & Outlook
  20. Willingness to travel to health facilities for activities related to the Programme from time to time

Position: DISTRICT DATA OFFICER

Project: AFYA KWANZA

Location: TABORA

Reports to: DISTRICT PROJECT MANAGER

   Job Summary:

District Data Officer is a key person in the district to ensure Afya Kwanza data collection, organization, reporting and use. She/he is responsible for maintaining databases in all facilities including troubleshooting challenges reported by data officers. DDOs oversees and supports data officers to undertake their routine tasks on day to day basis.

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Duties and Responsibilities.

  1. Developing, modifying, and maintaining databases in the respective district.
  2. Developing data input controls, range and logic checks, and other data management processes based on input from other team members.
  3. Ensuring the accuracy of data entry and collaborate with study-specific data supervisors to resolve data entry issues.
  4. Designing, modifying, generating, and maintaining database reports using Microsoft Access in collaboration with other District Data Officers.
  5. Training data team in the use of data entry and cleaning programs.
  6. Training Data Supervisors to develop and implement ad hoc queries; and provide them with technical assistance in running data cleaning programs, to resolve discrepancies in data entry.
  7. Perform programming to manipulate and clean data, create variables and format libraries, develop queries for data cleaning, and prepare analysis datasets; analyse and tabulate data; and create graphic representations of statistical information.
  8. Working with Data Supervisors to develop standard operating procedures for QA/QC, evaluation of data entry accuracy, and work performance of the data team staff members.
  9. Monitor district progress on weekly basis and work with district project manager to report on weekly and monthly district performance.
  10. Mentor facility staff on data analysis and reporting to ensure data driven decision making.
  11. Developing relevant knowledge and skills through training and self-study; remain current on new trends in DBMS; and inform program development management.
  12. Any other duty as assigned by immediate supervisor.

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Requirements: Education, work experience and skills:

  1. Advanced Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related field.
  2. Minimum of two years of data management and or programming
  3. Able to work with MS Access and Visual Basic or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  4. Good in both oral and written English and Kiswahili
  5. Able to work independently and in team
  6. Able to generate reports from various data bases
  7. Experience in working in working in donor funded programs and clinical research trials will be an added advantage.

Position :  SENIOR MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH MANAGER

Project: AFYA KWANZA

Location: DAR ES SALAAM

Reports to: DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

 Job Summary:

The Senior Maternal and Child Health Manager is MDH’s overall technical expert in all matters pertaining to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) programs and services. She/ He provides technical leadership and oversight of all RMNCH related interventions and services. This includes; keeping abreast with key advances in RMNCH; translating into practice, key program, national and global priorities in RMNCH; as well as working with and providing technical support to other MDH staff at supported regions and districts, key stakeholders at national, regional and local government authorities, and other partners.

 Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and relevant RMNCH services under the Afya Kwanza project, across all MDH supported regions.
  2. To oversee implementation of key program initiatives – in her/his unit - to address program, donor and national priorities - such as index HIV testing, Option B+, male involvement, tracking of mother-infant pairs, follow-up of EID results and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) - in line with national guidelines.
  3. To forge strong partnership with key government ministries and offices at national, regional and council level, support national efforts and provide TA to relevant ministries, R/DMOs, R/DACCs and CHMTs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of RMNCH services.
  4. To oversee needs assessment, on PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH programs and services and organize efforts to address these needs -; including capacity building and health system strengthening - in collaboration with the R/DPMs, R/DACCs, R/DRCHCos and CHMTs.
  5. To ensure timeliness and accuracy of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems - in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. Lead efforts to robustly analyse & utilize PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination.
  7. To lead efforts to identify gaps in PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address these gaps; and write abstracts, posters manuscripts, and policy briefs to widely disseminate findings.
  8. To implement and manage a robust capacity building program, for PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH HCPs; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training in line with national guidelines.
  9. To supervise program staff under her/him across supported regions and councils.
  10. To lead efforts in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  11. To support and advise the program director and deputy directors on all PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by her/his supervisor.

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 Requirements: Education, work experience and skills

  1. Medical Officer
  2. Master of Public Health added advantage
  3. 5 years experience in Maternal and Child Health
  4. Experience in planning and implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
  5. Leadership and Analytical skills

 PROJECT: AFYA KWANZA

 LOCATION: KAGERA

 REPORTS TO: REGIONAL HIV TESTING SERVICES MANAGER 

 Job Summary: The HIV Testing Services (HTS) officer works with and supports the MDH RHTS Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of HTS services in her/his respective region, including coordination of program priorities such as index HTS and focused PITC.

She/he is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all HTS initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RHTSM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

  1. To support implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities
  2. To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, HTS focal person and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services
  4. To support RHTS Manager to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs on HIV testing and ART linkage services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACCs and HTS focal persons
  5. To support timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems - in collaboration with the M&E team
  6. To support HTS Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the
  7. To support and advise the RHTS Manager on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RHTS Manager
  1. Degree or Advanced diploma in medicine, nursing or related field with relevant national registration
  2. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added
  3. At least 2 years of experience working in public health programs/ services
  4. At least 2 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV testing, ART linkage or related clinical and public health programs and services
  5. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
  6. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned
  7. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication
  8. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet
  9. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines

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TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating clearly the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.  MDH does not have any agents and does not charge any fees to the interested candidates. Applications should be submitted by Monday 11th January, 2021, to the Director of Human Resource through e-mail hr@mdh-tz.org  or dropped by hand at the MDH Head Office in Mikocheni B, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.