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PROJECT MANAGER- FISTULA PROJECT (BASED IN DAR ES SALAAM)


Amref Health Africa is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is “to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems”. Amref Health Africa has over 500 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.  Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fundraising.

Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Water and sanitation, e learning programme and clinical outreach.

Amref Health Africa has the following vacancy at country office and projects in Dar es Salaam, Tandahimba and Mwanza

PROJECT MANAGER- FISTULA PROJECT (Based in Dar es Salaam)

JOB OBJECTIVES:

To ensure that the fistula project is well coordinated and integrated within other relevant projects such as maternal health projects implemented

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide overall coordination of fistula activities implemented by Amref Health Africa
Mobilize and coordinate partnerships for participation in fistula activities in the country
In collaboration with the specialists and other partners, develop and disseminate quarterly and annual work plans for conducting the various fistula program activities
Provide leaderships and participate in the assessment of needs for program expansion and reach.
In collaboration with the Obstetric fistula specialists and Amref Health Africa finance department, compile and prepare quarterly, annual and other reports in accordance with program contractual obligations
Organize training workshops and seminars for fistula capacity development
Participate in proposal writing aimed at accessing additional resources to meet the needs of fistula programming in Tanzania.
Identify opportunities for enhancing the effectiveness of fistula programming in the country
Ensure that the fistula project is well integrated within other relevant projects such as maternal health projects implemented by Amref Health Africa in Tanzania
Coordinate the project steering committee and other meetings as required. The project manager shall also be secretary to the steering committee overseeing the Amref Health Africa fistula program in Tanzania
Carry out other relevant duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Basic degree in Medicine or equivalent with Masters of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) or Public Health/Community medicine or related Masters Degree.
Experience and interest in Safe motherhood initiatives and obstetric fistula in particular
Experience and interest  in working with local authorities and communities
Networking skills with project staff, donors, partners and government leaders
Excellent project planning and proposal writing skills.
Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
Track history and clear understanding of health systems and local government structures and CSOs


How to Apply
If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document   indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of two referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30hrs on May 23rd 2016. All correspondence should be directed to: Email: jobs.tanzania@amref.org

 Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply

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