Job: Deputy Country Director - Clinton Health Access Initiative, Tanzania

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 06 Jul 2017

About the Clinton Health Access Initiative:

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world. CHAI's solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its inception, CHAI's programs have helped more than 11.8 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medicines, saving the global health community billions of dollars.

In Tanzania, we are trusted advisors to the Ministry of Health and we provide technical assistance and support across a number of work streams, including HIV/AIDS, Vaccines, Malaria, family planning and Health Financing.

For more information, visit us at: www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding leadership and management qualities to fill the position of Deputy Country Director (DCD). We are looking for a goal-oriented, personable and collaborative Manager who understands and respects cultural subtleties. Based in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), the DCD will work closely with the Country Director (CD) to oversee CHAI's strategic vision and direction in Tanzania. As part of the senior leadership team, and reporting to the CD, the DCD will oversee and manage the day-to-day financial, administrative, and human resource functions of CHAI Tanzania operations. The DCD will help the CD in representing the office, in liaising with CHAI headquarters and global teams, as well as donors, and in-country partners. Additionally, the DCD will spend ~50% of his/her time managing country program portfolios, as designated by the CD.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Support the CD in defining the Country Team's overall strategy, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact
  • Establish and maintain robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies and are in compliant with local law.
  • Oversee the financial management of the office, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, audits, cash allocations, and budget forecasting and planning.
  • Manage administrative team to ensure proper office functioning for security, logistics and finance
  • Support the CD in human resources management, including recruitment, management of existing staff, ensuring adequate on-boarding for new staff and identify staff training needs and professional development opportunities.
  • Oversee internal management of the office's daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI's legal, security, and financial teams.
  • Assist the CD to ensure that programs are implemented with sound managerial, technical, financial and overall programmatic practices, and that the processes and activities adhere to the organizational policies, legal and contractual obligations, and donor standards.
  • Plan and execute specific programmatic initiatives as assigned by the Country Director
  • Provide high-quality technical assistance to the government as needed/requested, and nurture a trusted relationship with government partners, and potential donors (corporate, multi-lateral, public).
  • Identify and establish additional partnerships as appropriate.
  • Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with program staff
  • Coordinate regular program meetings with staff and provide training, feedback and mentoring
  • Support fundraising efforts, including new program development, proposal and concept note development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors
  • Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent CHAI at public forums
  • Maintain appropriate bi-directional communication with CHAI headquarters to ensure that CHAI's global capabilities are being fully leveraged
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in the country
  • Undertake other country tasks as the CD may direct from time to time
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred, and experience in a public health-related field
  • At least 5 years of work experience in the private or public sector, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
  • Experience conceiving, planning and executing complex programs or projects with verifiable results
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work through sensitive political contexts and develop strong relationships with government officials and multilateral organizations
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision; set priorities, delegate and work independently
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
  • Ability to mentor and lead teams for strong consistent performance
  • Ability to work with limited budgets and human resources without extensive structural or operational support
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
  • Knowledge of global healthcare systems
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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How to apply: Apply Online, click here.

Job: Technical Director - Freedom House, Tanzania

Organization: Freedom House
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 7 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.

POSITION SUMMARY

Freedom House seeks a Technical Director for an anticipated five-year project in Tanzania on Data Driven Advocacy. This project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, will improve and sustain Tanzanian civil society’s ability to advocate for, and influence policy on, key national-level issues.

The Technical Director will work in close collaboration with the Chief of Party (CoP) and other staff to provide strategic and technical input to the project. S/he will be responsible for program implementation and overseeing the quality and accuracy of technical interventions and results conducted under the project. The Technical Director will carefully monitor and evaluation all programming to ensure that women/youth inclusion and engagement are core aspects of the project. This position is based in Dar es Salaam and reports to the Chief of Party in Tanzania.

Note: This position is contingent on funding.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Responsible for strategic and technical inputs of the project;
  • Represent the project with USAID/Tanzania, Government of Tanzania (GoT), other donors, and key stakeholders as assigned;
  • Effectively address problems and challenges that may arise during project performance with the project’s CoP;
  • Responsible for timely and accurate delivery of all reports and other program products;
  • Responsible for the quality, cost, and timeliness of performance of all work performed under the project;
  • Monitor and evaluate processes, and write program reports to ensure completion of project objectives;
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations;
  • Network and liaise with consultants, members of governments, civil society organizations, international and regional bodies, and private funders;
  • Develop advocacy initiatives to support human rights in Tanzania;
  • Required to travel to project sites within the region;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree in international development, rule of law, public policy, political science, public administration, human rights, or any other social sciences relevant to the project;
  • At least 8 years of senior-level experience in programming related to human rights, evidence-based advocacy, and coalition building;
  • Demonstrated experience working on youth and/or gender programming, preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing partner sub-grants;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing M&E systems including target setting, data collection, and reporting
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in building and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide network of institutional partners and stakeholders, including host governments, civil society partners, and donors;
  • Fluency in English oral communication and strong writing skills are required;
  • Working-level fluency in spoken and written Kiswahili preferred;
  • Experience in challenging environments and flexibility to apply lessons learned from other contexts;
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and other donor approaches to civil society development;
  • Demonstrated financial management experience including preparing and managing budgets, contracts, and negotiations, and subgrant management;
  • Ability to use productivity software such as MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; and Microsoft Excel.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS
  • Office located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Frequent travel within East and Horn of Africa and occasional travel to the U.S.
EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS
  • General office equipment including, but not limited to: personal computer, telephones, facsimile machines, calculator and photocopier
How to apply:

QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED APPLICANTS

We invite qualified candidates to submit an online application and upload a resume and cover letter.

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FREEHOUS&cws=39&rid=450

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only candidates authorized to work in the Tanzania without any restrictions need apply.

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Job: Deputy Director of Programme Implementation - Save the Children, Tanzania

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 18 Jun 2017

Deputy Director of Programme Implementation

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Deputy Director of Programme Implementation (DDPI) Jointly oversees all programme implementation and operational support to our programme activities. This is a senior level role contributing to the oversight of 4 existing field offices in Dodoma/Singida, Shinyanga, Songwe, our emergency response programme in Kigoma Region, as well as operations oversight and direction to the Zanzibar programme. There are also programmes based from, and in Dar es Salaam. The incumbent will directly support the programmes in Songwe, Shinyanga and two of the programmes based from Dar on Education and ARSHR, as well as the Partnerships Manager.

As a member of the ESMT the Deputy Director of Programme Implementation helps create a positive, inclusive, proactive and accountable working environment within the country office.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: : Dar es Salaam with 25 -35% travel to field locations

Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior management experience in a development (INGO/NGO/Donor) environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programmes
  • Master’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Robust experience of NGO programme cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure
  • A very good understanding of at least 3 of the sectoral programmes and a working knowledge of the programme priorities of the Country Office
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors
  • Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills -fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

Job: Comic Relief Programme Manager, Save the Children - Tanzania

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Comic Relief Programme Manager

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Comic Relief Programme Manager will provide strategic leadership and is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Comic Relief programme and to represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other agencies operating in Songwe and at Dar es Salaam level.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: Dar es Salaam with regular visits to Mbozi, Songwe

Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Policy or equivalent fields.
  • Minimum five years of relevant area work experience in leading design and implementation of development programmes (a background in education/early childhood development programming is desirable but not essential).
  • Experience of leading complex, innovative and adaptive programmes within a context of wider sector change.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs, beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability.
  • Substantial budget holding responsibilities – experience of managing an annual budget of approximately $500,000.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven leadership skills – previous experience of line managing staff.
  • High level report writing skills in English.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

Call for Consultancy - Assessment of rehabilitation needs of torture survivors in Kigoma region, Tanzania

The purpose of the investigation is to assess the need for rehabilitation of torture survivors in this area in light of currently available services for rehabilitation; and to assess the capacity needs for DIGNITY to provide such support.
  • Assessment Objectives
Objective 1: Understand the situation of refugees in Kigoma region in terms of presence of torture survivors, rehabilitation needs and available rehabilitation services. Specific questions include:

a. What is the general set-up of refugees in the district (refugee population size and profile, legal status, who are the service providers and what is the role of the government, etc.)? How long are refugees expected to stay in the area and where do they tend to go after departure? Is there refoulment?

b. What information is available on exposure to torture among the refugees? What is the general nature of the torture experienced (common perpetrators, victims, methods and year of torture, etc.)?

c. What mental health services are available to torture survivors among the refugees (Who provides the service? What does it consist of? Who pays for it? How long has the service existed and how long will it continue to exist?)? How are these services assessed by users and providers?

d. Is there a need for DIGNITY support to rehabilitation in the area? Where is the need? What is the ‘niche’ that could be filled by DIGNITY? Which potential service providers could DIGNITY partner with to offer rehabilitation to torture survivors in the area?

Objective 2: Assess the required capacity needs for DIGNITY to offer rehabilitation support in Kasulu district.

Specific questions include:

a. What is the scope of work needed by DIGNITY?
b. What clinical and/or psycho-social capacity is needed to offer support?
c. What other capacities are required and beneficial for DIGNITY to have in order to deliver those services?
  • Scope of Work and Activities
Desk study to collect as much information as possible in response to the above questions
Interview key DIGNITY staff to collect information on DIGNITY’s work and capacities
Field visit to observe camp(s) and services and interview key partners and service providers

More info at http://reliefweb.int/job/2064949/call-consultancy-assessment-rehabilitation-needs-torture-survivors-kigoma-region

Deadline: 30th June 2017.

Job: Water Resources Integration – Chief of Party – WARIDI, Tanzania

Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Jul 2017

Tetra Tech ARD (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for the Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) program.

The Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) is a key activity of USAID/Tanzania which seeks to achieve improvements in health, water resources management, agriculture, and climate change adaptation in Tanzania. The five-year WARIDI activity promotes state of the art approaches in the management of water-related resources and services in select districts of the Rufiji and Wami-Ruvu river basins. This position will be full time and based in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall implementation of USAID/WARIDI. The COP provides quality assurance and quality control of all program deliverables as well as leadership, supervision, and direction to the project’s field implementation team. The COP is the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, GOT and other partners and provides overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP also provides comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program.

Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline including environmental sciences, water resources, health and sanitation, and/or international development;
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years of managerial experience in international development, preferably as Chief of Party on large USAID programs of similar magnitude and complexity in East Africa;
  • Demonstrated experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), governance, livelihoods, Private Public Partnerships etc.;
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to engage a wide range and levels of organizations and stakeholders;
  • Proven team building and leadership skills and outstanding management and reporting skills;
  • Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of working in East Africa; * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) of the English language
How to apply:

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
  • A current CV in reverse chronological format;
  • A list of at least 5 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference;
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech ARD’s ad posted.

Apply on-line at: https://goo.gl/gIv9po

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.

Job: Area Manager Kibondo

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Area Manager represents the Danish Refugee Council at Kibondo level and has the direct responsibility for the management, implementation and continued development of the program in the area. The AM will directly manage program and support teams in the three program locations of Nduta and Mtendeli camps, and ensure the quality and effectiveness of the CCCM, protection, and livelihoods programming. The AM will play a key role in the identification of new program opportunities for DRC in working with displacement-affected communities in Kibondo and is expected to seek further funding for the programme with support from the Deputy Country Director.

More info at http://reliefweb.int/job/2068439/area-manager-kibondo

Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Call for applications: Course on Malaria

Malaria Course Bagamoyo, Tanzania

Swiss TPH in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) will conduct a Malaria Course in Bagamoyo, Tanzania from September 25 to October 20, 2017. The aim of the course is to strengthen competences of actors involved in the fight against malaria in endemic countries.
  1. Course objectives include, building capacity by reinforcing knowledge and expertise of persons involved in the care of patients, in control programmes or in research activities in the field of malaria.
  2. Developing competence in self‐ and e‐learning.
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to manage malaria issues more effectively and to develop basic training courses and material in their home institutions.

Get more details about this course here: Program MCTZ_25Sep-20Oct2017_call for applications_finalMCTZ2017_advertisement final and here: MCTZ2017_advertisement final

Job: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - World Vision, Tanzania

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The M&E officer position in the Empowered Worldview project will be responsible for ensuring project designs, quality and reporting is up to date. In addition the position will be responsible for all aspects of knowledge management for the project and ensure that success stories, reports, and evaluations are undertaken as part of evidence and learning to inform quality programming. He/she will work with work with all National office EWV focal persons/THRIVE managers to identity, collect and share impact stories with the Support Offices to enhance further marketing

See more at: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/tanzania/christian-commitments/m-and-e-officer-empowered-world-view-project/7648

Application Deadline Date:20-June-2017

Job: Program Coordinator - Tanzania (Doctors with Africa CUAMM)

Organization: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Jul 2017

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy. Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, actually CUAMM is working in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda** implementing healthcare projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.

JOB TITLE Program Coordinator

JOB LOCATIONS Tanzania, Dar es Salaam with short missions in Ruvuma and Simiyu district

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 7, 2017

START DATE September 2017

DURATION 6-12 months REQUIREMENTS
University Degree in Medicine, Nursing or equivalent title
Specialisation, Master or equivalent title in Public Health
Previous experience of Public Health in Developing Countries
At least 3 years of experience in projects coordination, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and grant management with NGOs; experience of management of nutrition projects will be an asset
Excellent knowledge of English and preferable good knowledge of Kiswahili
Good coordination and institutional relations skills
Availability to travel frequently

KEY DUTIES
The candidate coordinates regional PMs and is responsible for the program and relations with the donor and local health institutions. In particular, he/she will:
plan the interventions, collaborating with the PMs
  • monitor the progress of expected activities
  • prepare reports required by donor and local authorities
  • support project managers for training activities about information system and improve data collection and analysis
  • improve planning and monitoring skills at regional and district level
  • collaborate on awareness-raising activities at Community level
  • support operational research
  • produce scientific evidence for informed planning
How to apply:

http://www.doctorswithafrica.org/en/application-form

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Selection interviews will take place at Cuamm (Padua) or at Country offices in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
The NGO does not cover travel expences for selection.

Job: Livelihoods Manager - Danish Refugee Council, Tanzania

ABOUT THE JOB

The Livelihoods Manager will be responsible for designing, coordination, implementation, monitoring and follow up of DRC Tanzania’s livelihoods programming (focusing initially on cash transfer and voucher activities/projects and sustainable livelihood in the early stage of emergency). The overall strategic objective of the livelihoods programme is to develop durable solutions for conflict-affected populations in refugee settlements and in Kibondo region (refugees and host communities). He/she will furthermore play a significant role in sectoral coordination with other stakeholders including local and state authorities, livelihood and cash working groups, other INGOs, private sectors and other partners involved in the project.


Application deadline: June 21st, 2017

MSc. Scholarship under the UMFULA project at SUA, Tanzania

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Job Openings at the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania

The Human Resources (HR) Office in the Department of State Dar es Salaam manages the Employment Program for all agencies represented in the Mission.

General Information on Recruitment

Applicants for employment must be at least 18 years of age. Based on local prevailing practice, the Mission has also established a mandatory retirement age of 60 for any employee covered by the Local Compensation and Benefits Plan. Such employees over age 60 cannot be covered by the Mission’s pension and risk benefits programs.

The Selection Process
  1. Short listing and interviews are normally completed within six weeks of the closing date. Please assume that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date.
  2. We will indicate on our vacancy announcement any job requirement which may require testing before final short-listing is completed and interviews are scheduled. You will be required to come to one of our HR Offices (depending on the location of the job) in person for testing.
  3. If the interview panel determines that you are the best person for the job, your previous employers will be contacted and asked to provide employment references for you prior to a conditional offer of employment being made.
  4. If you are not successful in the interview process, please be advised that we are unable to provide feedback to you about your interview.
Employment Offers
  1. If you are selected for a position with the Mission, you will receive a conditional offer of employment which includes a breakdown of the salary and benefits offered as well as general information about terms and conditions of employment. After you accept our conditional offer, no changes can be made at a later time to the salary and benefits package. After acceptance of the conditional offer, you will be provided with medical and security forms which must be completed within five work days and returned to the HR Office
  2. Candidates should never resign from their current employment until they receive a final offer from HR. The final offer letter means that you have successfully completed the medical and security clearance requirements.