11 Jobs at IMA World Health

ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER
Mwanza, Tanzania

With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

IMA World Health and consortium partners, Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA), Development Media International (DMI) and Cornell University’s Division of Nutritional Sciences will be implementing a fiveyear program (from 2015 to 2020) for addressing Stunting in Tanzania Early (ASTUTE), to improve early childhood development and reduce the prevalence of stunting (low height for age) among Tanzanian children under 5 years old with focus on the first 1000 days of life from conception.

The anticipated DFID-funded project in Tanzania will be implemented in 5 regions of Kagera, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita and Kigoma in collaboration with Local Government Authorities and other multi sectoral stakeholders to support the National nutrition Strategy and will look, specifically to 1) support interventions to build knowledge, change attitudes, strengthen practice and expand services 2) retrain health facility and community level resource persons to ensure community engagement 3) deliver overall nutrition components and build the capacity of DNuOs and District trainers 4) build capacity for planning, programming, budgeting and financial management to sustainably address stunting.

We are seeking an Assistant Finance Officer located in Mwanza will support the Finance Officer in recording and retrieving financial details of the ASTUTE project, including maintaining financial records, processing payments and cash handling.

Responsibilities:

Process staff travel advance requests and review/ process employee expense reports
Assist in the preparation of monthly and annual analysis reports
Assist the Finance Officer to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters 
Support the Finance Officer by inputting into purchase ledgers from source documents 
Reconcile invoices from vendor before processing their payments
Input accounting data into the accounting system with accuracy 
Preparation of bank reconciliations
Manage Petty cash, and prepare its reconciliation
Assist in the production of financial statements report, and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required 
Resolution of finance related queries  
Assist with quarterly and end of year preparation and procedures 
Provide financial support to team members 
Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role by Finance Officer

 Qualifications:

Degree in Accounting/Finance 
Minimum of 3 years’ experience or advanced Diploma with at least 5 years’ experience
Experience working in NGOs
Experience with accounting packages e.gQuickBook, SAGE, Cost Point will be an added advantage

FT position with excellent benefits. EOE.  Please apply online through the IMA Careers Page of our website:  www.imaworldhealth.org by 24 March 2016.
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FINANCE OFFICER
Mwanza, Tanzania

With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

IMA World Health and consortium partners, Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA), Development Media International (DMI) and Cornell University’s Division of Nutritional Sciences will be implementing a five year program (from 2015 to 2020) for addressing Stunting in Tanzania Early (ASTUTE), to improve early childhood development and reduce the prevalence of stunting (low height for age) among Tanzanian children under 5 years old with focus on the first 1000 days of life from conception.

The anticipated DFID-funded project in Tanzania will be implemented in 5 regions of Kagera, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita and Kigoma in collaboration with Local Government Authorities and other multi sectoral stakeholders to support the National nutrition Strategy and will look, specifically to 1) support interventions to build knowledge, change attitudes, strengthen practice and expand services 2) retrain health facility and community level resource persons to ensure community engagement 3) deliver overall nutrition components and build the capacity of DNuOs and District trainers 4) build capacity for planning, programming, budgeting and financial management to sustainably address stunting.

We are seeking a Finance Officer, based in Mwanza, works under the supervision of Finance & Administration Director and is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash control, preparing the payroll and personnel administration, purchasing, maintaining accounts payable and managing office operations.

Responsibilities  

Administer and monitor the financial systems in order to ensure that ASTUTE finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all moneys
Assist with preparation of programme and grantee budgets
Administer employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances
Administer the payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner
Prepare and reconcile bank statements
Provide efficient and effective office management
Assist with the annual audit
Maintain the computerized accounting system
Maintain financial files and records
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annually financial statements
Perform other related duties as required

Academic Qualifications and Experience

Holder of professional qualifications in Accounting (CPA/ACCA) or Degree in accounting/Finance 
At least 5 years NGOs experience. 
Proven experience in preparing budgets, financial monitoring reports, budgetary systems and controls with strong analytical skills. 

FT position with excellent benefits. EOE.  Please apply online through the IMA Careers Page of our website:  www.imaworldhealth.org by 24 March 2016.

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BEHAVIOUR CHANGE AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER
Mwanza, Tanzania

With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.
IMA world Health in partnership with Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) and Development Media International (DMI) will be implementing a five year program (from 2015 to 2019/2020) for Addressing Stunting in Tanzania Early (ASTUTE), to improve early childhood development and reduce the prevalence of stunting (low height for age) among Tanzanian children under 5 years old with focus on the first 1000 days of life from conception.
The anticipated DFID-funded project in Tanzania will be implemented in 5 regions of Kagera, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita and Kigoma in collaboration with Local Government Authorities and other multi sectoral stakeholders to support the National nutrition Strategy and will look, specifically to 1) support interventions to build knowledge, change attitudes, strengthen practice and expand services 2) retrain health facility and community level resource persons to ensure community engagement 3) deliver overall nutrition components and build the capacity of DNuOs and District trainers 4) build capacity for planning, programming, budgeting and financial management to sustainably address stunting.
The Behavior Change and Communication Officer (BCC Officer) will be based in one of the 4 regions of Geita, Shinyanga, Kagera and Kigoma. 
The officer will apply his/her technical expertise in BCC strategies to change the behaviors, beliefs and social norms of communities towards child feeding and other factors that contribute to child stunting such as hygiene and sanitation, child care practices, maternal nutrition, household food security, birth spacing, social cultural practices and women and empowerment, with special focus to district and community leaders, health service providers, community health workers, mothers and care givers of children aged 6 months to 2 years.
The officer will be working closely with Development Media International (DMI) and PANITA’SCSO partners, local media, project nutritionists, and Government Regional Nutrition Officers and District Nutrition Officers and must be able to work with multi-sectoral stakeholders in the districts implementing BCC activities. The officer will also support conceptualization of formative research, KAP study andguide preparations of behavior change communicationmessages, campaigns, tools and materials.
Responsibilities:

Understand ASTUTE’s main areas of focus in addressing child stunting and identify areas that need behavior change interventions.
Participate in introducing ASTUTE to the target regions and districts.
Participate in developing tools and implementing formative research in the districts to guide formulation of unified BCC messages for local radios, sensitization trainings, campaigns and educational materials.
Build the capacity of CSO’s, nutritionists, and district trainers, on BCC strategies applicable in all factors that contribute to child stunting for further training to community leaders, health service providers, community health workers, mothers and care givers of children from ages 6 months to 2 years. 
Participate in guiding behavior change of mothers and care givers towards infant and young child feeding practices and other factors that contribute to child stunting through supportive supervision and capacity building to health service providers, community health workers and CSO members.
Create demand for antenatal care services (dietary diversity, iron, folic acid supplements) by women of reproductive age through the development of innovative BCC strategies and interpersonal communications.
In coordination with the M&E Officer and Nutrition Officers, participate in monitoring surveys for BCC indicators by collecting relevant BCC data aimed at assessing achievements of project targets.
Conduct regular supportive supervision to CSO’s and provide technical support as needed.
Report to the BCC Specialist about any challenges in implementation of BCC activities and suggest ways to overcome them.
Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
Perform any other activities as requested by nutrition advisor.
Identify successes achieved through project implementation and write success stories for dissemination.  

Specific Skills Required
Understands BCC concepts.
Adequate communication skills.
Experienced in designing and producing BCC tools, messages, materials and implementing BCC activities.
Experienced in developing and implementing informative research.
Understands the use of mass media in BCC strategies.
Must be a team player.
Must be a creative and innovative thinker.
Must be able to implement new and innovative BCC campaigns that bring about change.
Basic knowledge in public health and nutrition activities.
Must possess training and documentation skills.



Academic Qualifications and Experience
The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in communication, education, nutrition, public health or relevant disciplines with more than two years of experience in implementing community based BCC / social marketing activities/campaigns. 
A master’s degree in the above fields and experience will be added advantages. 

FT position with excellent benefits. EOE.  Please apply online through the IMA Careers Page of our website:  www.imaworldhealth.org by 24 March 2016.

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MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER
Mwanza, Tanzania

With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.
IMA World Health in partnership with Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) and Development Media International (DMI) will be implementing a five year program (from 2015 to 2019/2020) for Addressing Stunting in Tanzania Early (ASTUTE), to improve early childhood development and reduce the prevalence of stunting (low height for age) among Tanzanian children under 5 years old with focus on the first 1000 days of life from conception.
The anticipated DFID-funded project in Tanzania will be implemented in 5 regions of Kagera, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita and Kigoma in collaboration with Local Government Authorities and other multi sectoral stakeholders to support the National nutrition Strategy and will look, specifically to 1) support interventions to build knowledge, change attitudes, strengthen practice and expand services 2) retrain health facility and community level resource persons to ensure community engagement 3) deliver overall nutrition components and build the capacity of DNuOs and District trainers 4) build capacity for planning, programming, budgeting and financial management to sustainably address stunting.
We are searching for an M&E officer, based in MwanzaRegion,the M&E Officer shall become acquainted with ASTUTE’s field activities and indicators to be monitored throughout the life of the program. The M&E Officer will assist the M&E Specialistin data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting activities and ensure efficiency and timely achievement of program targets.

S/he will provide technical expertise and support to field team on M&E targets within the program. The M&E Officer will work closely with Program teams including nutrition and BCC officers and other multi-sectoral stakeholders to support capacity building initiatives in M&E, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the M&E Advisor. 

Responsibilities

Support all M&E initiatives for ASTUTE in the implementation districts including monitoring dataquality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity buildinginitiatives on M&E as necessary.
Support the M&E Specialistin creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of program activities.
Support the M&E Specialist in defining and implementing the key project performanceindicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the projects.
Assist the M&E Specialist in proposing strategies to increase data quality, use and demand.
Assist project staff and the M&E Specialist in clarifying ASTUTE project information needs.
Support project staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress against project indicators identified in the M&E log frame.
Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures under thesupervision of the M&E Advisor (eg. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals).
Implement data quality assessments throughout the project, identifying strengths and weaknesses of data collection and reporting on the project.

Specific Skills Required

Strong track record of designing, implementing and analyzing qualitative and quantitative research, demonstrating ability to employ a range of different and innovative methodologies.
Experience designing and implementing M&E training activities.
Experience in the development of project log-frames, particularly for DFID funded projects.
Experience in training and coordinating a mix of implementing partners and community workers for data collection and analysis.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in monitoring and evaluation, nutrition, research methodology, Public Health or a related field.
Minimum of three years of professional experience in implementing and/or monitoring and evaluating health and nutrition programs in developing countries, particularly in Tanzania, or in similar socio-economic environments. Prior experience on DFID activities strongly preferred.
FT position with excellent benefits. EOE.  Please apply online through the IMA Careers Page of our website:  www.imaworldhealth.org by 24 March 2016.

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NUTRITION OFFICER
Mwanza, Tanzania

With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, IMA World Health is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

IMA world Health in partnership with Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) and Development Media International (DMI) will be implementing a five year program (from 2015 to 2019/2020) for Addressing Stunting in Tanzania Early (ASTUTE), to improve early childhood development and reduce the prevalence of stunting (low height for age) among Tanzanian children under 5 years old with focus on the first 1000 days of life from conception.
The anticipated DFID-funded project in Tanzania will be implemented in 5 regions of Kagera, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Geita and Kigoma in collaboration with Local Government Authorities and other multi sectoral stakeholders to support the National nutrition Strategy and will look, specifically to 1) support interventions to build knowledge, change attitudes, strengthen practice and expand services 2) retrain health facility and community level resource persons to ensure community engagement 3) deliver overall nutrition components and build the capacity of DNuOs and District trainers 4) build capacity for planning, programming, budgeting and financial management to sustainably address stunting.
We are seeking a Nutrition Officer will be based in one of the 4 regions of Geita, Shinyanga, Kagera and Kigoma. The candidateis a recognized expert in the nutrition profession and will lead the efforts of addressing stunting in Tanzania early (ASTUTE) in the region focusing on improving the multi-sectoral response to nutrition at regional, district and community levels; enhancing capacity to support optimal nutrition-relevant care practices and increasing knowledge of community and household’s decision makers, mothers and care givers of children aged less than 2 years. 
The Nutrition Officer will report to the Nutrition Advisor and will work closely with the project BCC Officers and Government’s regional and districtNutritionOfficers and collaborate with multi-sectoral stakeholdersthrough the regions and districts multi-sectoralnutrition steering committees and other forums.
Responsibilities 
In collaboration with the BCC Officers, advocate for the ASTUTE nutrition strategy to policy makers at regional and district levels and seek for their support.
Organize the launch of ASTUTE at regional & district levels.
In collaboration with BCC staff, facilitate the DNuOsto convene the districts multi-sectoral nutrition committee meetings to develop plans, budgets, clarify roles and targets and advocate for district financing.
Conduct joint review of TFNC’s training modules for regional and DNuOs to identify training gaps.
In collaboration with nutrition experts build the capacity of DNuOs and district trainers and supervise them to conduct further trainings to CSOs, Health service providers, community leaders and CHWs
Participate in conducting supportive supervision, monitoring and evaluation of project activities to ensure quality at all implementation levels. 
Participate in operational research and BCC activities.
Collaborate with Mwanzo Bora, UNICEF, WASH projects and other relevant DFID projects operating in the area.
Prepare regular implementation reports and submit them timely to Nutrition Advisor.
Prepare quarterly and annual reports and share with districts multisectoral nutrition committee
Organize meetingsto discuss project activities, identifying challenges and successes and provide solutions to implementation challenges when needed.
Attend key nutrition related meetings in the regions and districts.
Provide feedback on ASTUTE activities to regional and district authorities on regular basis.
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for Nutrition Advisor.
Perform any other activities as requested by Nutrition Advisor.

Specific Skills Required
Nutrition, public health and basic BCC skills
Counselling mothers and care givers on IYCF, WASH and dietary diversification
Advocacy and training skills
Must be a team player
Must be a creative and innovative thinker
Must possess research, training and documentation skills
Analytical and M&E skills

Academic Qualifications
The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in nutrition, Food Science and Technology or other relevant disciplines with more than three years of experience in implementing nutrition mainly on infant and young child feeding (IYCF)
A master’s degree in nutrition, public health, food science will be added advantages
FT position with excellent benefits. EOE.  Please apply online through the IMA Careers Page of our website:  www.imaworldhealth.org by 24 March 2016.


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