British High Commissioner Dianna Melrose highlights UK - Tanzania Top Priorities for 2016

British High Commissioner Dianna Melrose joined other high commissioners and ambassadors around the world in making a short video highlighting their key priorities for the year ahead. 

The videos coincided with the Queen’s Speech at the opening of Parliament in London on 18th May which set out the UK government’s plans.

The High Commissioner said:
“This year in Tanzania the UK is focused on partnership. First, prosperity: to increase trade & investment, make it easier to do business and create jobs & opportunities to benefit both Tanzania and the UK. Second: a scaled up partnership to drive out corruption through better investigation and prosecution. Third, to bring peace and security to Tanzania’s neighbour Burundi.”


Vichwa vya habari katika magazeti, Jumatatu Mei 30, 2016

























Africa 2016 Wealth Report: Tanzania - The 3rd top performing African country for millionaires

As part of its Africa 2016 Wealth Report, New World Wealth reviewed the fastest growing African countries for millionaires.

The table above shows the performance of millionaires in selected African countries between the end of 2007 – the peak before the financial crisis, and the end of 2015.

NWW defines ‘millionaires’ or ‘high net worth individuals’ (HNWIs) as those people with net assets of US$1 million (R14.5 million) or more.

The full report is available at www.researchandmarkets.com

Job: Chief of Party - Jhpiego

Organization: Jhpiego
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Jun 2016
Position Overview:
Chief of Party (COP) provides vision and leadership to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of the 5-year, $73 million, USAID/Tanzania-funded Sauti Project implemented by Jhpiego with partners EngenderHealth, Pact and NIMR/Mwanza.
The Sauti Project supports the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), and civil society organizations to operationalize state of the art high quality biomedical, behavioral and structural interventions for key and vulnerable populations including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24. The project works at the community level to improve access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and family planning (FP) services and to address gender norms and prevent gender-based violence (GBV). The Chief of Party guides the strategic planning, design and implementation of the project and is responsible for achieving the planned results set out for the program. S/he serves as the primary point of contact for USAID, MoHCDGEC, stakeholders and partners to ensure the program is rooted within national HIV prevention and FP priorities, and leads the Sauti Technical Advisory Group – an advisory board of national and international leaders in key and vulnerable populations. S/he oversees multiple public-private partnerships that ad value and cost-share to the program. The Chief of Party ensures timely and cost-effective project implementation, reporting of activities, and is responsible for all project deliverables. The Chief of Party oversees a large team of highly qualified staff working in 11 regions of Tanzania.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of the program to achieve rapid and sustained project goals, objectives and targets
  • Ensures the program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the country/region its people and donors
  • Ensures that Sauti Technical Advisory Group meets on a regular basis to provide technical guidance and feedback to the program
  • Ensures compliance with the program agreement results and cost-share requirements
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships and alliances with USAID, various Government of Tanzania ministries as well as implementing partners, civil society organizations, private sector partners and other key stakeholders
  • Represents Jhpiego’s interests and present progress, achievements and lessons learned to USAID, MOHCDGEC, and key stakeholders in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, presentations, and information circles
  • Oversees and develops new public private partnerships to advance the project’s strategic goals.
  • Provides technical leadership in the design, analysis, and synthesis of interventions
  • Ensures the quality and sustainability of interventions in technical areas such as HIV testing and counseling, linkages to care and treatment, behavioral interventions, structural interventions, family planning, integration, gender equity and capacity building
  • Oversees Sauti’s research agenda
  • Advises counterparts on technical issues and participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Leads the annual work planning process in close collaboration with USAID, MOHCDGEC, project team and project partners
  • Motivates, mentors, supports, supervises and manages a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results – including up to 8 direct reports and more than 150 indirect reports.
  • Provides guidance, in collaboration with key staff specialists, to subcontractors and subgrantees and coordinate activities with other agencies
  • Writes and/or reviews technical components of materials and publications related to the program and its development
  • Ensures resources for program implementation are available
  • Works with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets
  • Works with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and effectively track data/results
  • Works closely with Jhpiego home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation
  • Ensures compliance with USG and Jhpiego operational policies and regulations
Qualifications:
  • Advanced clinical degree and/or Master’s degree in public health or a related field
  • 8+ years’ experience as Chief of Party of large USAID funded programs with multi-partner consortium (both international and local NGOs)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large (funding range between $30-75M) USG-supported public health projects and budgets
  • Technical expertise in a combination of HIV prevention, care and treatment for key populations and adolescents
  • 10+ years of professional, progressively more responsible, management experience in international public health programs
  • Experience developing successful, replicable projects in East Africa
  • Experience designing and managing complex HIV/AIDS, prevention, care and treatment programs, particularly those focusing on key and vulnerable populations
  • Experience integrating FP and TB into HIV, MCH or other health programs
  • Experience integrating gender equities and norms into programs
  • Proven leadership skills and expertise in strategic program planning, implementation and management including leading annual workplans, incorporating national Technical Working Groups directives, and collaborating on local action plans
  • Ability to build capacity and collaboration between governmental and non-governmental partners and other project implementers
  • Experience designing and supervising activities with a facility/community interface. Has experience building the capacity of community based organizations to implement project activities
  • Understanding of USG donor’s regulations and compliance, reporting requirements, and health strategic framework
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment charged with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Capacity for analyzing technical problems and issues that impede efforts to provide improved health care to populations; developing technical solutions to these problems/issues and assisting in the design of operational research that could yield appropriate solutions
  • Team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams, and developing communities of learning among host country partners and counterparts
  • Ability to travel in Tanzania and internationally
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Swahili language skills are a “plus”
How to apply:
Please apply at www.jobs-jhpiego.icims.com

Job: Chief Medical Officer

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 08 Jun 2016
Position Title : Chief Medical Officer
Duty Station : Kigoma, Tanzania
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P4
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 08 June 2016
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as tier candidates:
  1. Internal candidates
  2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:
Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Cabo Verde, Czech
Republic, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Suriname, El Salvador, Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
  1. External female candidates.
Context:
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and the technical supervision of the Regional Health Assessment Programme Coordinator Saharan Africa, the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination, management, and implementation of the United States Refugee Admissions Programme (USRAP) and other activities related to migration health assessments in Tanzania.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  1. Establish/expand a health assessment site in Kigoma (Makere) and organize, oversee, related health activities performed at the IOM Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) in Kigoma (Makere) and elsewhere in Tanzania.
  2. Arrange and organize migration health assessments (MHAs) within HAP of other donor countries, according to their respective technical requirements. Supervise and standardize all aspects of the programme including but not limited to fraud prevention, applicant registration, quality radiological services, tuberculosis (TB) investigation, and referral for treatment and
submission of completed files.
  1. Establish and maintain quality control/quality assurance procedures which include but are not limited to reviewing chest ray films and reports, TB laboratory reports, TB treatment records, and liaising with service providers (radiology unit, TB laboratory) on a regular basis.
  2. Liaise with external service providers. Supervise the activities of collaborating hospitals, laboratories, and other medical facilities ensuring optimal performance and quality control.
  3. Train IOM migration health staff on all relevant technical instructions on migration health assessments and departure medical screening and treatments for countries other than the USA, such as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
  4. Arrange other migration health services, as needed, such as departure medical screening and treatment for refugees departing Kigoma and Makere.
  5. Assist in the implementation of and adherence to IOM Standard Operating Procedures for quality assurance and control and the adequate reporting of incidents in the established Global Incident Reporting System.
  6. Conceptualize, develop, and implement appropriate public health interventions that may benefit the resettlement process (e.g. surveillance, prevention, and health education of the refugees).
  7. Supervise and support clinical and clinical IOM MHAs staff to ensure continuous provision of quality migration health services.
  8. Conduct performance appraisal of both clinical and clinical IOM MHA staff using the
IOM Staff Evaluation System and actively identify and promote training needs of the staff.
  1. Contribute to regional migration related programme analyses and presentations by providing inputs on activities, achievements, new projects, problems encountered and pertinent developments in the MHA sector.
  2. Monitor the HAP financial performance in country operation and propose corrective measures in coordination with the missions Resource Management Officer, Chief of Mission, and the Regional Migration Health Assessment Coordinator.
  3. Reinforce partnerships in the Migration Health (MH) sector with Ministry of Health, health institutions and academia, as well as other relevant leading agencies. Where relevant, partnerships should incorporate sectorial approaches, as well as capitalize on IOM strengths across all service areas within the overall framework of IOMs point Strategy adopted by IOM Members States (June 2007).
  4. Represent the Organization and promote the health of migrants, IOM health assessment programme activities, and IOMs Regional Strategy in meetings, workshops, international conferences. As required write reports, presentations, and background documents.
  5. Facilitate the integration of health assessment activities into the overall migration related programming of the Mission, where appropriate, through close collaboration with the various departments and units at the field level. Advise IOM colleagues on the link between the Health Assessment Programme with the two other core MHD programme areas - Health Promotion and Assistance to Migrants, and Migration Health Assistance to Affected Populations.
  6. Identify opportunities for expanding migration health activities and programmes, including but not limited to informing embassies and consulates of IOMs migration health work and lobby for IOM MHACs becoming panel sites for MHA, responding to announcements for call of proposals by drafting project concept notes and/or proposals and liaising with UN agencies and Ministry of Health to identify project development opportunities.
  7. Maintain confidentiality and security of migration health data and prevent fraud throughout the health assessment process.
  8. Assure periodic and hoc reporting to MHD on MH activities. Organize the collection, processing, and analyses of migration health data and ensure a systematic approach in data handling.
  9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Education
• University degree in Medicine from an accredited academic institution with at least nine years of professional experience; or
• University degree in Medicine from an accredited academic institution plus Masters Degree in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine (including specialties of internal medicine group), Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Public Health or other related fields from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience.
Experience
• Working experience in the domain of health, four years of which is continuous clinical experience (either in clinical setups or immigration/resettlement medical examinations or health assessments) is required;
• Experience in performing team management/supervisory roles, preferably within the immigration/resettlement medical examinations, is required;
• Demonstrated experience in managing health assessment programmes of significance, resources and personnel within migration health, or public health projects;
• Progressive work experience in TB programmes, communicable disease control programmes among refugees and migrants in an international organization, UN agency, or hospital;
• Knowledge and experience with the health segment of Unites States Refugees Admission
Programme (USARP) is mandatory;
• Health sector working experience in (Africa, Asia, etc. as applicable), especially in remote settings is an advantage;
• Experience in managing and implementing medical evacuations and escorts is an advantage;
• Experience in liaising with resettlement partners, international organizations, and health services providers is an advantage.
Languages
Fluency in English is required.
Desirable Competencies:
Behavioral
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of
self and others.
• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
Other:
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM Recruitment system, by 08 June 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM recruitment system.
Posting period:
From 26.05.2016 to 08.06.2016
Requisition: VN 2016/116 (P) - Chief Medical Officer (P4) - Kigoma, Tanzania (54808986) Released
Posting: Posting NC54808987 (54808987) Released

Job: Chief of Party - Sauti Project, Tanzania

Organization: Jhpiego
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jul 2016
Position Overview:
Chief of Party (COP) provides vision and leadership to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity of the 5-year, $73 million, USAID/Tanzania-funded Sauti Project implemented by Jhpiego with partners EngenderHealth, Pact and NIMR/Mwanza.
The Sauti Project supports the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), and civil society organizations to operationalize state of the art high quality biomedical, behavioral and structural interventions for key and vulnerable populations including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24. The project works at the community level to improve access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and family planning (FP) services and to address gender norms and prevent gender-based violence (GBV).
The Chief of Party guides the strategic planning, design and implementation of the project and is responsible for achieving the planned results set out for the program. S/he serves as the primary point of contact for USAID, MoHCDGEC, stakeholders and partners to ensure the program is rooted within national HIV prevention and FP priorities, and leads the Sauti Technical Advisory Group – an advisory board of national and international leaders in key and vulnerable populations. The Chief of Party oversees multiple public-private partnerships that ad value and cost-share to the program. The Chief of Party ensures timely and cost-effective project implementation, reporting of activities, and is responsible for all project deliverables. The Chief of Party oversees a large team of highly qualified staff working in 11 regions of Tanzania.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of the program to achieve rapid and sustained project goals, objectives and targets
  • Ensures the program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the country/region its people and donors
  • Ensures that Sauti Technical Advisory Group meets on a regular basis to provide technical guidance and feedback to the program
  • Ensures compliance with the program agreement results and cost-share requirements
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships and alliances with USAID, various Government of Tanzania ministries as well as implementing partners, civil society organizations, private sector partners and other key stakeholders
  • Represents Jhpiego’s interests and present progress, achievements and lessons learned to USAID, MOHCDGEC, and key stakeholders in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, presentations, and information circles
  • Oversees and develops new public private partnerships to advance the project’s strategic goals.
  • Provides technical leadership in the design, analysis, and synthesis of interventions
  • Ensures the quality and sustainability of interventions in technical areas such as HIV testing and counseling, linkages to care and treatment, behavioral interventions, structural interventions, family planning, integration, gender equity and capacity building
  • Oversees Sauti’s research agenda
  • Advises counterparts on technical issues and participate in relevant technical advisory groups with counterparts and partner institutions
  • Leads the annual work planning process in close collaboration with USAID, MOHCDGEC, project team and project partners
  • Motivates, mentors, supports, supervises and manages a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results – including up to 8 direct reports and more than 150 indirect reports.
  • Provides guidance, in collaboration with key staff specialists, to subcontractors and subgrantees and coordinate activities with other agencies
  • Writes and/or reviews technical components of materials and publications related to the program and its development
  • Ensures resources for program implementation are available
  • Works with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets
  • Works with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and effectively track data/results
  • Works closely with Jhpiego home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation
  • Ensures compliance with USG and Jhpiego operational policies and regulations
Qualifications:
  • Advanced clinical degree and/or Master’s degree in public health or a related field
  • 8+ years’ experience as Chief of Party of large USAID funded programs with multi-partner consortium (both international and local NGOs)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large (funding range between $30-75M) USG-supported public health projects and budgets
  • Technical expertise in a combination of HIV prevention, care and treatment for key populations and adolescents
  • 10+ years of professional, progressively more responsible, management experience in international public health programs
  • Experience developing successful, replicable projects in East Africa
  • Experience designing and managing complex HIV/AIDS, prevention, care and treatment programs, particularly those focusing on key and vulnerable populations
  • Experience integrating FP and TB into HIV, MCH or other health programs
  • Experience integrating gender equities and norms into programs
  • Proven leadership skills and expertise in strategic program planning, implementation and management including leading annual workplans, incorporating national Technical Working Groups directives, and collaborating on local action plans
  • Ability to build capacity and collaboration between governmental and non-governmental partners and other project implementers
  • Experience designing and supervising activities with a facility/community interface. Has experience building the capacity of community based organizations to implement project activities
  • Understanding of USG donor’s regulations and compliance, reporting requirements, and health strategic framework
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment charged with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Capacity for analyzing technical problems and issues that impede efforts to provide improved health care to populations; developing technical solutions to these problems/issues and assisting in the design of operational research that could yield appropriate solutions
  • Team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams, and developing communities of learning among host country partners and counterparts
  • Ability to travel in Tanzania and internationally
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Swahili language skills are a “plus”
Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international non-profit health organization dedicated to improving the health of women and families in developing countries.
For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.
Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.
Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
How to apply:

Job: Project Finance and Administrative

Organization: Options Consultancy Services
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 05 Jun 2016
Role title: Project Finance and Administrative Coordinator for Consultancy Support Team to the Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health in Tanzania
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Contract type: Full time, fixed contract for 12 months, with the possibility of extension
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Short introduction
We are seeking a Project Finance and Administrative Coordinator to set up systems and lead the financial accounting, budget management and reporting, administration and logistics for a new project.
Summary purpose and objective of role
The role will be responsible for maintaining financial information, providing project finance and administrative support to the Tanzania project team, and submitting monthly financial reports to the UK headquarters office. The Project Finance and Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the Team Leader based in Dar es Salaam and support the Regional Advisors based in Lindi, Mtwara, Mbeya and Tanga. The role holder will also liaise with staff in London, UK. The role holder will be the most senior finance person in the local team and will ensure Options’ financial policies and procedures are adhered to.
The role is based in Dar es Salaam, with occasional travel within Tanzania as required.
Main Duties
Financial Accounting: prepare and update monthly accounts; undertake regular account reconciliations and management of all local bank accounts; prepare monthly cash flow statements for fund advances; adhere to standard chart of accounts, ledgers and other standard financial management systems and instruments; oversee payroll preparation for all locally paid staff; carry out disbursement checks, ensure all supporting documentation is in order; manage project timesheets and travel advances in line with Options policies.
Budget Management & Reporting: prepare monthly budget vs. actual reports for Team Leader and Regional Advisors; support budget re-forecasting aligned to the project work plan.
Financial Integrity & Compliance: implement internal controls; safeguard the company¡¦s assets; ensure compliance to donor regulations and Tanzanian law in all project dealings; support and facilitate audit procedures and ensure that audit findings are acted upon; take initiative on cutting costs to promote value for money.
Support Financial Audit Coordination: coordinate financial audits and liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of Tanzania finances is maintained.
Project Administration: provide overall support to the project, including but not limited to:
Oversee all project finance and administration tasks, including petty cash, procurement, staff travel, and HR administration.
Logistics: make travel arrangements for the team members locally and based in other regions of Tanzania, including but not limited to:
Liaise with traveller and local team to identify travel needs
Book travel in line with budget limits using local agents
Arrange airport pick-ups for both local and international travellers in discussion with the team
Identify suitable accommodation for international or national staff and consultants in line with project budget and security plan. Book and pay for accommodation as required
If necessary, provide logistical support to travellers in Tanzania during their visit.
Systems and Policies:
Contribute to the development and improvement of internal project management systems and procedures where required, including finance policies, procedures, forms, tools and other relevant policies.
Develop a database of preferred suppliers, source preferred suppliers in line with Options¡¦ procurement policies and manage such suppliers to provide services by identifying work required, gathering quotes, analyse quotes
Procure IT fixed assets in accordance with Options¡¦ Procurement Policy. Create and maintain a fixed asset register covering IT and associated assets and for the procurement. Liaise with external IT support consultants where necessary.
Any other relevant tasks supporting the team, and London based Programme Manager as required.
Person specification
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in financial and administrative functions, preferably a Bachelors Degree in Finance/Accounting or a CCAB qualified accountant. The role holder will need to have experience in: financial management and reporting; establishing robust administration systems; working in an international team; organising events, meetings and workshops. A confident self-starter, you will have excellent communication skills in both English and Kiswahili, an eye for detail with excellent accuracy.
About Options
Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.
Options is leading a consultancy support team to the Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health in Tanzania. The team is providing policy advice and capacity development at national level, quality improvement in district hospitals, and strengthening cooperation and networking as part of the Tanzanian German Project to Support the Health Sector. Team members are based in Dar es Salaam, Lindi, Mtwara, Mbeya and Tanga
Other information
· Options is an equal opportunities employer
· Candidates require the right to work in Tanzania.
How to apply:
· To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to [email protected] Candidates should state the role in the subject header.
· Closing date for applications is: 5 June 2016.
· Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Job: Program Associate, East & Southern Africa

Organization: National Cooperative Business Association
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 15 Jul 2016
The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization.NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in over 100 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in 20 countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a Program Associate to support the East and Southern Africa unit in the Washington DC Home Office. The Program Associate (PA) works with the Program Management Team and is responsible for providing support for home office administrative, logistic, financial, and programmatic activities required for the successful implementation of NCBA CLUSA projects in the assigned unit. The main responsibilities of this position include maintaining up-to-date programmatic knowledge of projects and providing day-to-day administrative support such as preparing, reviewing and analyzing project narratives and financial information; drafting and reviewing periodic submission of materials in compliance with established procedures; providing logistical and procurement support, coordinating other home office support activities; serving as contact point between field administrative staff and NCBA CLUSA HQ staff; working with the Senior Program Manager (SPM) and Program Manager (PM) in responding to requests from field staff or donors, based on specific knowledge and experience with the project and research of precedent and/or regulations and procedures.
The PA will coordinate closely with the SPM and PM to ensure that the field-based Country Directors (CD)/Chief of Party (COP) and HQ-based Regional Director (RD) receive all necessary support for project implementation and that all contractual and financial matters are handled in an efficient and timely manner. The SPM supervises the PA and, in cooperation with the PM, provides day-to-day guidance and coordination for assigned projects.
ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge about financial and programmatic aspects of assigned portfolio; can respond in the absence of the Senior/Program Manager and Program Manager and along with his/her supervisor, represents Washington policies, guidance, directions and concerns to the field-based project staff;
  • Reviews, analyzes and copy-edits periodic progress reports, annual work plans, assessments and evaluations prepared in the field to be approved by the S/PM; demonstrates a fundamental understanding of the relationship between the programmatic materials and the project’s financial information;
  • Assists the S/PM in producing updated project profiles and other project information; writes drafts or reviews drafts of articles and stories for the Cooperative Business Journal and other publications;
  • Initiates, or as requested, writes periodic reports or summaries covering the technical status of the program;
  • Assists the S/PM with monitoring levels of spending, obligation requirements, and prepares requests for funds and obligation increases in compliance with donor and subcontract agreements to be reviewed and approved by the S/PM;
  • Prepares and routes invoices, expense reports, and other payments from consultants, subcontractors, vendors, etc. for approval; submits to Project Accountants for processing in a timely manner;
  • Assists with reviewing the Job Cost Reports and Pipelines on a monthly basis; notes observations of spending analysis to S/PM; when directed, will review individual transactions to support research of project spending trends and issues;
  • Is familiar with contracts and agreements for assigned projects; initiates, or upon request, drafts periodic program contract amendments including changes in program deliverables, resource allocation, budgetary adjustments, and level of effort; circulates contracts, agreements, and amendments for review and approval by appropriate program and financial staff;
  • Assists with tracking compliance with program agreements, alerting S/PM when approvals or further guidance from donor is necessary;
  • In conjunction with the S/PM, initiates the procurement of project equipment and ensures inventory control procedures are in place in conformance with USG and NCBA CLUSA policies and procedures; reviews invoices and expenses; monitors the program to ensure that the field management and administrative systems are effectively supporting field and HQ operations; identifies actual or potential problems;
  • Assists with drafting presentations and background materials for donors and partners;
  • Coordinates logistic support and arrangements for travel, relocation, shipping, storage, procurement and shipping of project equipment, etc.; maintains familiarity with various NCBA CLUSA and USAID regulations and requirements regarding these areas;
  • Monitors the field team’s adherence to contract requirements with respect to allowances, quarterly reports, inventory reports, timesheets, travel requests, and other contract/cooperative agreement management related items; advises the PM of problems in a timely manner; maintains inventory of items purchased by the home office and obtains periodic inventory reports from the field;
  • Provides day-to-day support for the project; coordinates regular communications with the field, including e-mail, pouch, DHL, telephone, and all other means; ensures that a record is kept of all communications; administrative responsibilities include typing, filing (electronically and print), and phone/Skype coverage for project assignment;
  • Possible travel to the field may be required;
  • Accepts other assignments as they apply to the general scope of this position.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development or related field required;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in a development project, preferably with experience in East or Southern Africa;
  • Strong financial management skills;
  • Demonstrated understanding of international development project design and implementation;
  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills as well as ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to learn new software programs quickly;
  • Experience being a team player and working under pressure to tight deadlines in a highly effective and collegial manner;
  • Comprehension of a second language preferred: Portuguese strongly desired;
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project countries on an as needed basis.

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Job: Migration Health Nurse - Tanzania

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 09 Jun 2016
Position Title : Migration Health Nurse
Duty Station : Kigoma, Tanzania
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, One year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 09 June 2016
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:
Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Cabo Verde, Czech
Republic, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Suriname, El Salvador, Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
Context:
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Dar Es Salaam, for administrative matters, Regional IOM MHD Coordinator for Africa and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Officer in Kigoma, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical, administrative and project management support for migration health assessments and treatment of refugees assisted by the Organization.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  1. Supervise a team of nurses and other auxiliary staff and assist Migration Health Officer in various duties related to ray and physical examination procedures. This includes logistic preparation for screening, handling and safekeeping of individual medical files, collection of data and medical history, ensuring identity checks of the applicants and confidentiality of information throughout the screening process.
  2. Ensure proper identification and coding of biological samples, maintain strict client confidentiality; liaise with various health service providers to facilitate handling of biological samples, and coordinate the procedures and supervision of the collection of sputum samples for culture and sensitivity for Tuberculosis (TB). In addition, Migration Health Nurse will coordinate and plan weekly activities in the camp related to the TST inoculations at Nyarugusu camp,
provide training for the nurses in TST administration and results reading.
  1. Organize and supervise vaccination process of the refugees ensuring compliance with the best practices and recommendations according the USRAP Expanded Vaccination Pilot Project.
  2. Provide suggestions to the supervisors to improve counselling for all medical testing, including HIV.
  3. Conduct/supervise departure treatment and embarkation assessments of 'fitness to travel' as required, maintain current relevant records and reports, supervise the implementation of treatment and up actions for cases on medical hold after health assessment, and supervise Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) management and directly observed treatment/ therapy course (DOTS) for TB.
  4. Follow up with implementing partners to ensure that up actions are done and relevant information flow is maintained. Partners include health service providers, panel physicians, other clinicians (e.g., consultants), and IOM Migration Health and Operations staff in Tanzania.
  5. Assist the Migration Health Officer in managing and implementing the health assessment programs as follows:
• Assist in coordinating the administrative duties and leaves of the staff under supervision;
• Assist in planning and monitoring the logistical requirements of the MHD department in Kigoma including safekeeping and management of inventory of stocks, medical supplies and equipment as well as tracking of expiry dates of drugs;
• Ensure the use of best practices, compliance with the donor countries technical instructions, and develop suggestions for improvement for the migration health assessment programmes;
• Assist the Migration Health Officer in liaising with various health service providers, other departments in IOM Tanzania, other IOM Missions and MHD/HQ on clinical, administrative and financial matters.
  1. Perform escort duties and duty travel as required.
  2. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Education
• Masters degree in Nursing or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
Experience
• Clinical experience as a registered Nurse;
• Experience in TB programmes, migration health, disease control, and public health of refugees and migrants as Nurse in an international organization, UN agency or hospital; health sector experience in Africa;
• Good writing, communication and negotiation skills;
• Good knowledge of nursing principles, techniques and procedures: knowledge of public health as well as general migration related issues;
• Demonstrated ability to maintain detail, accuracy and confidentiality at all levels of the health assessment process;
• Good level of computer literacy;
• Knowledge of specialized medical software is required. Knowledge of eMedical and Mimosa
Web is an advantage.
Languages
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Kiswahili is an advantage.
Note
  1. To be transferred to Makere.
Desirable Competencies:
Behavioral
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
Other:
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM Recruitment system, by 09 June 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM recruitment system.
Posting period:
From 27.05.2016 to 09.06.2016
Requisition: VN 2016/119 (P) - Migration Health Nurse (P2) - Kigoma, Tanzania (54809741) Released
Posting: Posting NC54809746 (54809746) Released