Job Opportunity at The International Training and Education Centre for Health (I-TECH)

The International Training and Education Centre for Health (I-TECH) is collaboration between the University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington and the University of California, San Francisco. It is a Centre in the University of Washington`s Department of Global Health and has offices throughout Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. I-TECH works in partnership with local ministries of health, universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), medical facilities, and other organizations to support the development of a skilled health work force and well-organized national health delivery systems. I-TECH`s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; health workforce development; operational research and evaluation; and prevention, care, and treatment of infectiou diseases.

Position: Training Development Specialist (TDS)

Reports to: Heath System Strengthening Director
Contract: Temporary for 6 months
Location: Dar es salaam
Travel: 30% of the time

Position Summary
The TDS for I-TECH Tanzania will develop, adapt, review and revise training materials in support of country-specific project objectives, following I-TECH guidelines and best practices.

The Training Development Specialist will be responsible for the following
• Participate in meetings with partner organizations, MOHSW representatives, technical experts and colleagues to establish training course content, leaning objectives and draft or revise curricula.
• Apply adult learning theory to design training curricula and materials, including the use of audient appropriate participatory methods.
• Format and organize complex Microsoft Word documents in British English and Swahili.
• Create and format Microsoft PowerPoint sides.
• Proof-read documents for grammatical, typographical errors and integrate reviewer notes.
• Copy, paste and insert diagrams, photos, and other images into documents.
• Produce and print curricula materials.
• Facilitate sessions of training courses as needed.
• Assist in piloting materials and orienting facilitators to materials.
• Communicate effectively with TDT members and appropriate program staff in the country office and I-TECH headquarters to collectively complete curriculum projects.
• Assist to build curriculum development capacity in partner organizations by guiding individuals and groups through the curriculum development process.

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor`s degree in education, social or health-related field. A Master`s degree in education or a health related field will be an added advantage.
• Experience in facilitation of training courses for adults.
• Experience in curriculum development and instructional systems design.
• Advanced computer skills-Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe.
• Ability to prioritize organize, format and simplify large amounts of information from many sources.
• Strong written English and Swahili skills –grammar, vocabulary, clarity.
• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to work with health care providers in rural areas with limited resources as well as with senior government officials ministries and other senior level staff from partner organizations.
• Positive attitude, strong team player, ability to juggle multiple competing demands with good hum or and grace.

Please submit your application letter and CV ONLY to Human Resources Manager via: not later than March 11th, 2016. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Source: The Guardian 29th February, 2016.



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