The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) invites applications for Information and Communication Technology Internship Position from suitably qualified persons who are nationals of Tanzania to work in the College of Surgeons for East Central and Southern Africa Health Community. The internship is for a period of six months and is tenable at the ECSA Health Community Secretariat in Arusha Tanzania.
The ECSA-HC is a regional health specific intergovernmental organization set
up in 1974 to foster cooperation that will lead to the strengthening of health
care programmes in the region and promote attainment of the highest possible
standards of health among member states. The Member States of the ECSA
Health Community are Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland,
Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The Secretariat implements its activities through four technical programmes
namely Family Health and Infectious Diseases; Food Security and Non
Communicable Diseases; Health Systems and Capacity Development;
Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Duties Responsibilities of the Intern
The Intern will be required to undertake the following responsibilities:
i. Update the COSECSA website
ii. Update the COSESCA database
iii. Perform any other IT functions as delegated by the Supervisor
Eligibility for the Internship - Information and Communication
To qualify for the ECSA Health Community Secretariat Information and
Communication Technology internship applicants must;
i. Be enrolled in an advanced diploma or a degree in Information
Communication Technology in any tertiary institutions in Tanzania at
the time of application and during the internship or be fresh graduates
seeking to gain work experience.
ii. Be available for not less than two months.
iii. English is the working language at ECSA Health Community. Interns are
expected to have a good command of written & spoken English.
iv. Be computer literate in standard software applications;
v. Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of ECSA Health
Community and have a personal commitment to the ideals of ECSA
Health Community; and
vi. Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of
different cultural backgrounds and beliefs
vii. Should be ready to start work immediately.
The Internship is full-time and is unpaid. ECSA-HC Management will however
pay a stipend of US$ 150 per month to cater for intern’s transport and lunch
while undergoing the internship.
Method of Application
Applications comprising of a cover letter from the training institution or from
applicant himself /herself explaining their areas of interest and goals for the
internship experience should reach the addressee below by 24th February
2017. Submission of applications by email is highly encouraged.
The Director General
East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community
P.O. BOX 1009 Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: +255 27 2549362/5/6 Fax: +255 27 2549392
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.