Advisory-USAID Boresha Afya Project- Project Management and Communicatons Coordinator

Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.
Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across six (6) countries of the region: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Burundi.
Deloitte Tanzania has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified individual to join our USAID Boresha Afya project in the role of Project Management and Communications Coordinator for our office in Dar es Salaam.

Deloitte Tanzania in partnership with FHI360, Engender Health and Management and Development for Health (MDH) is responsible for implementing USAID Boresha Afya Program.  USAID Boresha Afya is a five-year program (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021) funded by the American People through USAID aiming to support the Government of Tanzania (GoT) to increase access to high quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, especially for women and youth, with a focus on maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health and nutrition outcomes. Emphasis is on comprehensive and integrated health service delivery for preventative and curative services with regard to HIV/AIDS, Family Planning (FP), Tuberculosis (TB), Malaria, Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Deloitte Consulting Limited will implement the program in the Southern Zone that covers the geographic area of Njombe, Iringa, Ruvuma, Morogoro, Lindi and Mtwara.
Broad Function
The Project Management and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for implementing strategies in the areas of external and internal communications and events of the program as well as a specific focus on media coverage and brand of the project.
This position will report to the Results Management Office Director.
Main Areas of Responsibility:
  • In collaboration with the program management team, develop a communication protocol and strategy for all communications within the project and externally with the government, partners and donor;
  • Oversee implementation of the project branding strategy and marking plan;
  • Ensure that all program branding and communication policies are well documented and accessible to staff and program stakeholders;
  • Ensure that the project maintains high visibility in the media regionally, in the national and international media;
  • Write and distribute press releases for project events as per Deloitte and USAID standards and requirements;
  • Build and nurture public relations with program donors and implementing partners and identify key audiences for various technical information and target knowledge sharing efforts towards them to promote knowledge uptake and application;
  • Support the documentation, packaging, storing, and sharing of information in formats tailored to specific audiences including both print and web brochures and newsletters, local and international presentations, case studies, videos, peer-reviewed scientific journals, success stories, briefs, etc;
  • Ensure that all publications and videos are of high quality and are disseminated appropriately;
  • Establish a quarterly internal project newsletter that informs staff of project activities, shares best practices, provides policy updates and celebrates successes ;
  • Work with the program managers to develop documentation systems and ensure program’s strategies and lesson learnt are correctly documented and widely disseminated through the national system;
  • Promote and support the dissemination of the best practices and lessons learnt among USAID Boresha Afya program team and partners, key program stakeholders (including MOHCDGEC), local and international partners, USAID (DOC) and other collaborators;
  • Regularly update and maintain the project website;
  • Share and explore communication processes, good practices within the program and with all stakeholders;
  • Develop creative and innovative branded program materials;
  • Implementation of events to ensure they run seamlessly and achieve the agreed upon end objectives;
  • Initiate both external and internal communications of the project to ensure visibility of the project;
  • Assist management in tracking queries in the query tracking system and ensure that queries are responded to by the relevant parties in a timely manner;
  • Strive to ensure compliance with USAID operational policies and regulations as shared from time to time by USAID, Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Department;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

  • A  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Media, Communication, Journalism or Public Relations;
  • An MBA or Masters in Mass Communication will be an added advantage.
Other relevant Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a large donor-funded health program;
  • Experience with an International NGO or donor funded Program operating in the field of HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria or related public health organisation will be an added advantage;
  • Good planning and organization skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Good networking skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energized team environment comprising of individuals who are committed to working as one.
Closing date:  20 January 2017

Deloitte in Tanzania is the accounting and advisory firm of East Africa. The Tanzanian firm is locally owned, run and staffed with Tanzanian and international professionals. It is part of Deloitte’s East African practice providing services from offices in Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Kampala, and Mombasa. Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms in Tanzania, serving a national and regional clientele. Headquartered in Dar-es-Salaam, Deloitte in Tanzania’s close to 100 highly qualified staff serve government agencies, multinational companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, manufacturing firms, donor organizations, NGOs, CBOs and FBOs.

Requisition code: EAT-128644-NL


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