Opportunities at Pathfinder International


Program Officer Job at Pathfinder International

Pathfinder International

Katavi Region, Tanzania


 About the job

She/he will support the link between the communities and health facilities in the implementation of community-based activities including FP/MNCH and Population Health and Environment (PHE) outreach services.

She/he will work on a full-time basis, reporting to the Senior PHE Program Manager, and be based in Arusha/Iringa with travel throughout the NTR and/or RRE.

Key Performance areas:

Program Planning

Work closely with Community Health Workers (CHWs) / Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) champions to provide voluntary PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) information, services and referrals to women and men.
In collaboration with healthcare workers and village governments to organize community-based outreach activities to deliver integrated SRH services, including FP and MNCH Community Conservation microfinance groups (CCMGs) First Time Parents, and others.
Work with CHWs to provide PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) through community groups such as farmer groups.

Program Implementation and Capacity Development

Ensuring accurate documentation and reporting of PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) services data into the government systems (DHIS2) and in project registers.
Coordinate a work of CHWs/PHE champions and peer educators to enhance their performance in advancing voluntary PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) information and services.
Support the MERL project intervention including PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) data collection, Model households/Bomas and CCMG’s assessments and facility data quality assessments (DQA).
Assist the Senior PHE Program Manager on annual workplans and budgets development.

Coordination & Partnerships

Establish effective work relationship with other stakeholders, RHMTs and CHMTs partners on program activities.
Work in collaboration with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently and in an integrated manner.

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 M&E and Reporting

Assist in the development and delivery of reports related to the project’s activities.
Submit a completed consolidated report to the Senior PHE Program Manager timely.
Participate in the development and field test of community engagement and SBC approaches, materials and tools relying on innovative and responsive methodologies.
Monitor the project implementation plans and progress of community engagement portfolio as per MIHR project projections.

Compliance and Safeguarding Policy Implementation

Work with Compliance Manager to implement compliance activities based on organizational, government and donors’ requirements including Family Planning and Environmental compliance.
In collaboration with Compliance Manager and project team, will implement, monitor, and report child and safeguarding policy matters at your capacity.