Opportunities at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)

 Muhimbili National Hospital in collaboration with the German Society of Tropical Surgery (DTC) is seeking a highly motivated full-time Research Assistant to join the team and provide key support to the new Children Surgery Research project. This project is funded by Else Kroner Fresenius Stiftung (EKFS). This project aims at improving care of children born with surgical conditions in particular Gastroschisis in Tanzania.


Research Assistant
Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)
Dar es Salaam

Research Assistant Job at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)


Support ethics applications, required Data Transfer Agreements and approvals as required for running the project as well as storage of all project documents including approvals, IRBs and reports
Manage data collection, data entry, report preparations and documentation of information needed for the project
Assist in making sure that monitoring and evaluating process is adhered to as well as stock keeping of project supplies and equipment
Establish project work plan and calendar or schedules for implementation in selected centers of Tanzania
Be a liaison with study sites and project leaders (Principal Investigator and Project Managers) to ensure timely and quality achievements of the project deliverables
Be responsible for the organizing trainings at different sites in Tanzania
Source information required to embark on the projects i.e venue, participants, catering, practical consumables, procurement requisitions, prepare travel reimbursements requests, cost transfers and monitor project financial expenditures
To participate in wider Global Children Surgery Research activities such as Grand Rounds, team meetings, conferences etc.


Holder of bachelor degree in one of the following fields: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy or Medical Laboratory who has completed internship and registered by reputable council.
Minimum of 2 years working experience as a Research Assistant officer in NGO or Research institution

Grants Management Officer  
Dar es Salaam
Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)
Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) is a National Referral Hospital, Research Center and University teaching Hospital .

Muhimbili National Hospital in collaboration with Emory University has received a Grant from Abbott Fund Tanzania for implementation of activities under the Emory Muhimbili Partnership for Health Administration Strengthening and Integration of Services(EMPHASIS).

To effectively implement its 5 years Corporate Strategic Plan the Hospital has planned to strengthen its Resources Mobilization base and therefore wishes to recruit Grant Management Officer for 1 year contract (renewable upon mutual agreement and availability of fund).


The Grants Management Officer will be a critical member of the TRCU team, reporting to the Head of Teaching, Research and Consultancy Unit. The Grants Management Officer works across all internally or externally funded programs, including collaborating with finance and IT to ensure effective and efficient grant implementation processes. The overall responsibility is to effectively manage a portfolio of grants and provide support to grant holders in order to facilitate the delivery of quality projects on time and on budget.


Monitor grants for legal, financial, and program compliance including but not limited to ensuring that grant requirements are correctly documented in the grant files and database.
Review reports and monitor progress of projects to verify that grant holders are implementing grants to address agreed objectives in a timely manner and in-keeping with good practice;
Work closely with colleagues to coach and support grant holders in the management of their activities, funding and partnership;
Maintain regular communication with grant holders to ensure compliance to the funding organizations other Foundation professionals through Peak
Monitor and document the grant making workflow processes, forms, templates, reports and data to assure full compliance with internal controls and legal requirements.
Generate reports and data analysis of the activities by different programs
Work with finance department to ensure all payments to grant holders are executed in a timely fashion
To facilitate the finance departments to generate reports required for compliance and financial statement audits by donors.
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To effectively implement its 5 years Corporate Strategic Plan the Hospital has planned to strengthen its Resources Mobilization base and therefore wishes to recruit Resource Mobilization Officer for 1 year contract (renewable upon mutual agreement and availability of fund)

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Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Business Development, the Resource Mobilization Officer shall be responsible for overall oversight and coordination of development partners engagement and proposal development. She/ He will work with all other staff to develop and submit high quality institutional and high value donor proposals that are aligned with defined MNH priorities, demonstrate impact, and other value for money. She/ He will be responsible to build the capacity of MNH to develop and manage strategic consortium partnerships with Local and International institutions, NGO, private sector organizations and individual philanthropists.


To be a focal person in implementation of MNH Resource Mobilization Strategy;
To network, update and liaise with key in-country and international development partners;
To provide effective coordination for the establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key stakeholders within and outside MNH;
To advise Hospital Management and business development teams and working groups on relevant development partners requirements/ compliance, potential funding opportunities, changes in development partners’ priorities and ensuring quality grant management for all related projects;
To interface with Public Relations Unit for development partners mapping and communication;
To act as the interface between Finance Department and program/ project teams to ensure grant compliance;
To ensure fundraising staff have individual work plans and up to date development plans;
To work closely with all the funding affiliates and relevant program departments to ensure high quality and timely submission of proposals and concept notes, Project Report/ Project Progress Reports to donors and funding affiliate.
With support from clinicians, Head of Research, Training and Consultancy Unit and Hospital Management, to identify and facilitate opportunities for relationship building with key stakeholders;
To develop and manage strategic consortium partnerships with appropriate universities, NGOs and health facilities;
To perform any other resource mobilization related duties.


Holder of bachelor degree in social sciences majoring in one of the following fields; marketing, business administration, economics, statistics, project planning and management.
Candidate possessing Master’s degree in public health shall have an added advantage.
Minimum of 2 years working experience as a resource mobilization officer or marketing officer in NGO or Research institution.


A signed application letter with certified copies of academic certificates and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three referees with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail, and mobile numbers should be addressed to

Executive Director,
Muhimbili National Hospital,
P.O. Box 65000,
Dar Es Salaam

Via the following email address: Email: hrt@mnh.or.tz

Application Deadline: 22th July, 2022