11 Employment Opportunities at World Vision - Tanzania

PROJECT MANAGER 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:
To provide leadership and technical oversight for the effective implementation of the Global Affairs Canada (GAC)-funded SUSTAIN MNCH II project, liaise with WV Canada SUSTAIN Program Manager on a regular basis and work closely with project staff and partner agencies in Tanzania and Canada, to ensure efficiency and quality delivery of the program as per GAC standards.
Roles and Responsibilities:


Strategic Engagement (Program Management):
Ensure all requirements of the implementation agreement between WV Canada and WV Tanzania in executing the project are met according to specified timelines, methodologies and quality standards.
Utilize Results Based Management tools to track program progress against objectives and the set targets.
Work with project team in Canada and in Tanzania to interpret program interventions to the field teams and jointly modify plans and management tools to respond to learning.
Provide technical support to project staff and implementation partners to deliver MNCH interventions specified in the project design particularly in upgrading the selected health facilities in Kasulu, Buhigwe and Kigoma rural districts to provide CEmONC and BEmONC services in collaboration with the RMO and DMOs.
In consultation with WVC MNCH Program Manager & consultants, plan, coordinate and facilitate capacity building for project staff, field partners and government staff to provide quality safe motherhood and newborn care services.
Work closely with WV advocacy and gender specialists to ensure integration of cross-cutting themes in the project in alignment with the GAC gender equality strategy.
Provide input to the design of learning and documentation component of the project including baseline survey and support the execution of the same.

Knowledge Sharing:

Represent WV Tanzania in external inter-agency meetings and technical working groups including safe motherhood TWG as needed.
Profile program results in appropriate documents and forums internally within WV Partnership (e.g WV East Africa Regional events), and externally.
Participate in internal WV Communities of Practice and Interest Groups.
Business Relationships and Networking
Coordinate with finance, advocacy and management staff of WV-Tanzania and WV- Canada to monitor program progress and manage for results.
In consultation with WV Canada MNCH Program Manager, liaise with GAC staff in Dar-es-Salaam when warranted.
In coordination with Health and Nutrition Team Leader and PDQA director, manage relationships with and facilitate engagement of partner agencies/stakeholders involved in MNCH.
Business Relationships and Networking:
Coordinate with finance, advocacy and management staff of WV-Tanzania and WV- Canada to monitor program progress and manage for results.
In consultation with WV Canada MNCH Program Manager, liaise with GAC staff in Dar-es-Salaam when warranted.
In coordination with Health and Nutrition Team Leader and PDQA director, manage relationships with and facilitate engagement of partner agencies/stakeholders involved in MNCH.
Financial and non-Financial resource management:
Manage the WVT material and financial resources to ensure Stewardship and accountability.
Reporting:
Prepare regular program reports for submission to WV Canada and where warranted, to other stakeholders.
Core values:

Provide spiritual support to staff of the division and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

A medical specialist with Master’s in public health, international health or community health with experience in safe motherhood and newborn care community-based interventions.
3-5 years’ experience in Results Based Management (RBM) in maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition projects.
Previous experience in managing GAC-funded projects, GAC funding requirements and RBM principles are definite assets.
Ability to negotiate partnerships and facilitate coordination among multiple stakeholders
Strong communication skills, including report writing.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 50% Domestic/international travel is required.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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PROJECT COORDINATOR 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:

Provide overall coordination of SUSTAIN II project implementation in the district aiming at improving maternal and newborn care services in order to reduce preventable maternal and newborn deaths in the district.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Strategic engagement:

Assist the Program Manager in the oversight of all activities implementation by coordinating all involved stakeholders in the district and in the community.
Create strong linkages among MNCH stakeholders in the district in planning, and implementation of the key safe motherhood and newborn care services in the district.
Provide technical support to CHMTs in designing and implementation of the key safe motherhood and newborn care services in the district.
Support and coordinate all health systems strengthening activities implemented by different partners including trainings, coaching and mentorship Programmes.

Business Relationship and Networks:

Work with Medical Officers and health facility in charges; determine mechanisms to strengthen the community – community volunteer – health facility linkages to improve maternal and newborn care services.
Work closely with District Medical Officer in planning, execution and monitoring MNCH capacity building activities for district level staff, health facility staff and community health workers.
Team Performance management:
Works with the Program Manager to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Build and sustain partnerships for MNCH and provide technical input and participate in collaborative relevant activities.
supervise field staff to ensure quality outputs of staff and fulfillment of Project objectives;
Knowledge Sharing:
Document all processes and outputs of capacity building, coordination and management. of activities to ensure experiences and lessons are well documented for future reference
Develop evidence-based briefing papers, Community Stories and best practices, and other documentation in support of policy initiatives to improve MNCH at National Level
Financial and non-Financial resource management:

Provide oversight and control of administrative and financial management under the guidance of the project manager.

Reporting:
Responsible for coordinating reporting on Project Progress and in monitoring program performance and budget.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training
Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or BSC in Nursing and registered with the nursing council of Tanzania. Candidates with Masters of Public Health have an added advantage.
Candidate must have at least three years of experience of Working in MNCH Project and with the local government in Tanzania.
Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
Prior experience with donor-funded programs.
An understanding of how to effectively carry out technical assistance activities at the local level.
Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
Prior experience with donor-funded programs.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 50% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 3%.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


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GENDER AND ADVOCACY SPECIALIST 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Purpose of the position:

To coordinate the development of SUSTAIN MNCH - II project Gender and Advocacy strategy and oversee the implementation of the strategy. The gender specialist will be responsible for facilitating training on gender equality and Advocacy for staff and partners and for monitoring gender equality and advocacy results.
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide overall strategic leadership and direction to SUSTAIN MNCH - II project team on gender equality and CVA:

In consultation with SUSTAIN MNCH - II project team in World Vision Tanzania and World Vision Canada, develop a clear vision for promoting gender equality and CVA in all SUSTAIN MNCH - II project outcomes.
Ensure the development, validation and implementation of a four year strategy for mainstreaming gender equality within SUSTAIN MNCH - II project.
Support the development of project’s annual work plan ensuring integration of gender equality and CVA / Advocacy indicators in line with CIDA’s gender policy.
Coordinate tracking and reporting on gender equality and Advocacy results throughout the life of the project.
Be responsible for promoting gender integration and CVA in SUSTAIN MNCH - II project:

Develop and Implement a SUSTAIN MNCH - II capacity building strategy that enhances staff capacity to oversee the integration of gender equality in all of the project’s programming areas through training, learning and knowledge sharing activities.
Work cross-functionally to identify and support capacity building opportunities for team members on gender equality and on social accountability.
Support capacity building opportunities on gender equality and CVA for key project partners including community level opinion leaders, to equip them to support gender equality and CVA integration in all program areas.
Management of SUSTAIN MNCH - II Gender Working Group and CVA Team

Convene a representative Gender Working Group to support and advise on the gender equality work in SUSTAIN MNCH - II project.
Build Capacity and monitor CVA team plan of action development and implementation
Facilitate regular Working Group meetings and periodically report to the SUSTAIN MNCH - II project manager.
Manage all community groups responsible for gender equality and coordinating social accountability processes at community level in Singida (Manyoni and Ikungi) and Shinyanga (Kahama, Shinyanga rural and Kishapu).
Participate in the WV Tanzania community of practice on Gender and CVA.
Coordinate Advocacy, Policy Research & Public Awareness on gender equality and gender justice.

Profile SUSTAIN MNCH - II – MNCH leadership on gender equality, developing and sharing case-studies on innovative approaches developed within the project
Develop and/or support partnerships and cooperation with other organisations in Singida and Shinyanga Regions on gender equality and its impact on health and nutrition.
To promote learning and to improve / develop new approaches to the integration of gender in SUSTAIN MNCH - II project.
Be a spokesperson for SUSTAIN MNCH - II on identified Gender and Advocacy issues
Coordinate community capacity to publicly engage on nutrition governance and policy issues through Citizen Voice and Action( CVA ) Approach on Health and Nutrition:

Awareness raising in the communities / CVA groups on Government Policy/ strategy on Health and Nutrition.
Conduct regular meetings with Government on improving nutrition service delivery and evidenced based policy recommendations based on dialogue conducted.
Engage community leaders in regular gov't meetings and advocacy campaigns.
Facilitate policy dialogue with Government featuring women and female youth leaders
Facilitate context specific community platforms to engage and empower men as fathers/caregivers on nutrition issues.
Document and share best practices resulted from CVA Approach in improving Health system and nutrition status.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience


The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: Minimum of an undergraduate degree completed in gender studies or social science.
Experience: Minimum 3 years program experience in international development with a focus on women, girls and gender equality, and community mobilization.
Preferred: Msc in social related fields.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

Strong technical capacity, practical experience and solid insight into program level challenges in designing and implementing gender sensitive community development programs.
Thorough knowledge of World Vision’s approach to achieving child well-being through relief, development and advocacy.
A good knowledge of gender and global development issues, preferably with understanding of CIDA’s approach to gender equality.
Demonstrated experience conducting program-based gender analysis, preferably using participatory methodologies.
Proven experience developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating advocacy / gender projects and programs.
Proven experience in strategy development including developing gender strategies.
Skilled trainer particularly using participatory approaches at community level.
Flexible, self-starter, team player, attention to detail, able to work without supervision
Able to work to deadlines and prioritise work effectively.
Able to delegate effectively and plan and supervise the work of others.
Able to coordinate effectively with field offices and partner organisations and promote constructive relationships.
Humility and ability to live within the community.
Fluent in both English and Swahili.
Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: 40% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 15%



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


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MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will lead all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for the SUSTAIN MNCH - II program. In this capacity, s/he will establish systems for gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation. S/he will coordinate and manage all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation for the project’s internal management systems and for external reporting are produced according to GAC guidelines.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Lead the project team to establish systems for gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation.
Coordinate all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation for the project’s internal management systems and for external reporting are produced according to GAC and WV Canada guidelines.
Ensure timely preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation.
Ensure timely communication with the project team and other relevant partners to ensure proper documentation and sharing of project best practices.
Develop the overall framework of the monitoring and evaluation activities; clarify the responsibilities and prepare the work plan and the detailed budget for the monitoring and evaluation activities and supervise the work of the Monitoring and Evaluation to project officer.
Review and provide feedback to programs on the quality of methodologies established to collect monitoring data and document the protocol that are in place for collecting and aggregating of data.
Establish an effective system for assessing the validity of data through verification and appropriate technology.
Support program staff and other implementing partners in review of progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and GAC guidelines.
Ensure that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum such as the district and regional nutrition multi-sectorial steering committee and partner meetings in a regular basis.
Facilitate key project evaluation exercise including baseline, mid-term evaluation and end of project evaluations while ensuring appropriate documentation and dissemination of the results.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification required:
Master’s in Public health, community development, statistics, social or development related studies.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years working experience in Health, and/or Nutrition projects in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Other skills Preferred:
Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili.
Significant experience in working with government officials, donors and multi-partner programmes.
Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision
Good computer skills in MS office (Excel, word, PowerPoint etc), data processing packages(SPSS, Epi Info).
Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and national level.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Willing to work in rural areas and travel extensively in the field.
On Call: During working hours unless there is an emergency.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


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GRANT FINANCE OFFICER 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:

To provide Financial Management and Administrative support to the Program as per WV policies and procedures.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Prepare internal and external disbursement according to World vision operating policies and donor requirement. Also ensure that all such payment requests are within budget, adequately supported and in accordance to WV Tanzania approval limits.

Handle petty cash float of the program, ensure all payments are properly approved, re imbursements done timely; all cash collections are recorded and timely deposited in the bank.

Perform store management for the program which include, receiving goods, writing GRNs, updating stores records, monthly stock taking, ledger reconciliation and issuing of goods from store using GINs after DPCs approval. Also responsible for preparation of Purchase requisition for programs procurement.

Prepare and timely submit project funding request in line with cash flows for review by Senior Grant Finance Officer.

Assist SGFO to maintain an updated and complete Fixed Asset Register at program level, Perform assets inventory at least twice a year, ensure all assets are tagged and coordinate disposal of obsolete assets as per WV Policy and donor regulations.

Perform all Bank activities to include, timely submission of cheque list, Cash deposits relating to the project. Custodian of project petty cash.

Facilitate project audit exercise, participate in preparation of management responses and ensure timely submission, monitor implementation of audit recommendations.

Assist SGFO to manage all balance sheet items including staff advances as per WV EER/Per diem policy. Review staff EERs for accuracy and validity of receipts.

Perform any other duty assigned by the Senior Grant Finance Officer.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Accountancy or related fields.
Experience: 3 years working in donor funded projects preferable GAC
Preferred: CPA
Technical Skills & Abilities:
Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word & Sun-systems software.
Demonstrated ability in supervision.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.
Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Field work.
Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.
On call: 10%.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


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PROJECT OFFICERS (6 Posts) 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

To facilitate effective implementation of SUSTAIN II project in order to improve maternal and newborn care services in the 3 districts of Kigoma region (Kasulu, Buhigwe and Kigoma rural).

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Support capacity building of health staff and other stakeholders in the community, to design and implement Maternal and Newborn care interventions in their areas.
Networking with Government leaders in villages, wards, divisions and District Offices for smooth activities implementation, monitoring and reporting in Singida Rural and Iramba Districts MNCH Project catchment areas.
Assist in the identification and documentation of the best practices, acceptable and workable strategies in addressing maternal and child mortality, malnutrition and food security as well as to facilitate communities to integrate best practices and workable strategies in Singida Rural and Iramba Districts.
Coordinate and supervise maternal and newborn care trainings in consistent with the national guidelines on safe motherhood and newborn care.
Working closely in collaboration with district RCH Coordinator, resource persons, Divisions and wards RCH focal persons, reproductive and child health staffs, health education officers to ensure integration of maternal newborn and child health/ nutrition at the community level.
Collecting, analyzing and interpreting health data for maternal, newborn, child health in the project area and facilitate health information system at community.
Facilitate training on Sexual and reproductive health, EmONC and social accountability at all levels in the district.
Promote and involve male parents to meet the MNCH needs of Pregnant women, lactating mothers, newborns and young children.
Mobilization and sensitization of community on MNCH interventions.
Provide monitoring of the Project to ensure compliance to set goals/targets and standards
Prepare and submit accurately and timely Monthly Progressive Report.
Update monitoring tools as per Project M&E plan and ensure use of appropriate tools in collection, compilation, analysis and utilization within the project.
Facilitate Project reflection/learning, documentation of best practices and most significant success stories are included in the reports and shared among the partners.
Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification: A nurse midwife with Diploma in nursing and registered with the Nurses Council of Tanzania or AMO/clinical officer with Diploma in clinical medicine with working experience not less than 2 years in Health related fields.

Technical skills and abilities:
Skills in Programming.
Computer skills and statistical package.
Skills in report writing
Skills in community mobilization and facilitation
Analytical skills
Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based and communities.
Travel: 5% Domestic travel is required.
On call: 3%


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


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