District Coordinators at SIKIKA (7 posts)



Sikika is a non-governmental organization that advocates for quality health services for all Tanzanians. The organization works to ensure equitable and affordable quality health care services through social accountability monitoring of health systems at all government levels. For more information about Sikika please visit us at www.sikika.or.tz.

Sikika seeks to recruit District Coordinators for Lindi, Kasulu, Kigoma, Siha, Moshi Rurol, Iringa Urban and Kilolo Offices with immediate effect. .

Job Title: District Coordinators (7 posts)

Reporting to: Head of Field Offices
Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM) activities at District, Ward and Health Facility level ,
Working closely with the office of the District Commissioner and District Council to ensure smooth implementation of SAM activities in the district.
Organize/attend periodic meetings at community level to mobilize citizens and raise their awareness on accountability issues. .
Attend all Full Council meetings to track commitments and decisions made for monitoring of SAM district action plan.
Conduct field visits for monitoring performance of health provision in the District and the agreed SAM action points.
Promptly share with respective departments issues that come up during the implementation / monitoring of activities in the district.
Officially and or informally engage with Ward Executive Officers {WEOs) Community Development Officers {CDOs) Village Executive Officers (VEOs) Facility In charges and its governing committees on promoting accountability.
Encourage dialogue on health and finance related issues between citizens and their leaders at village and ward level.
Encourage participation of religious leaders, political leaders, opinion leaders, disadvantaged groups such as people with disability, people living with HIV / AIDS in all activities aimed at promoting transparency and accountability at local level.
Drafting and sharing progress made to head of Field Office on daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
Facilitate preparations of SAM reports with. a clear alignment to organization work plans and strategic plan
Coordinating Interdepartmental Specific Activities -at District level -
Follow up and monitor performance of health service provision through tracking progress, surveys, data collection and analysis at district and facility levels.
Promoting community participation and accountability in monitoring health and finances with focus on human resource for health, availability of health commodities (including CD4 count machine), budget information and the importance of using existing complaint mechanisms.
Disseminate Sikika publications and track how such publications support citizens in understanding critical issues and how such information enables them to take actions.
Engage with local media for. Advocacy and contribute to Sikika's quarterly newsletter by sending stories, best experiences and lessons from the field.
Draft quarterly reports and fill in outcome journals for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Joint Advocacy and Relationship with Other Actors:- _
Foster a good working relationship with Office of the Regional Commissioner (RC), District Commissioner (DC), and District Executive Director (DED) and health facilities in charges by having periodic consultations end feedback. . : _
Coordinate With other CSOs in the district organizing experience sharing sessions at district level with the purpose o~ drawing lessons for advocacy work.
Under guidance and in consultation with Head of Field Office in Dodoma, represent Sikika in all stakeholders meetings at district level and Regional level

University degree or equivalent qualification in the following, or related, fields: Sociology, Community Development, Rural Development and Project Planning Management (Master's level will be an added advantage).
At least 2 years of experience in relevant field of work
Proven ability to manage projects and achieve results
Fully- proficient in oral and written English Computer skills -
Experience in analyzing written works _
Possess reasonable skills in coordination, networking and Research.


If you think you are suitable for this job, we encourage you to send:
A one-page cover letter explaining why you believe that your competencies and experiences are suitable for this job
An updated CV that includes your contact details and names and contacts of 3 references
Send your application to: The. Human Resources and Administration Manager at Sikika, through jobs@sikika.or.tz 
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for receiving application is 25th February, 2016

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