Monday, August 28, 2017


  Admin       Monday, August 28, 2017
The United Republic of Tanzania President's Office, Regional Administration and Local Government
Regional Commissioner's Office, P.O. Box 128, SUMBAWANGA.

Rukwa Region through PEPRAR funding is among the beneficiaries of Walter Reed HIV project in the Southern Highlands with centre for excellence stationed at Mbeya Region.
RAS Rukwa through RMO on the other hand, still requiring providing health care services in response to HIV & AIDS by seeking qualified candidates.
  1. Job Title: Data Clerks - 12 positions
    Reports to: District Medical Officer
    Location: Nkasi District and Kalambo District, Rukwa
Role Definition: As data clerks you will update, maintain and retrieve information held on computer systems. Also you will transfer information that is on paper base to computer files system. She/he in this position must be able to work independently, be experienced in data record using databases CTC2DB, and preferably be comfortable working in health facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To ensure data entry (CTC2 DB), run NACP reports and cross-check with data sources to make sure that data are accurate.
• To ensure file system and arrangement on cabinet in order to simply availability of a files
• As required, visit other health facility to help data enter
• To work with M&E or data-related duties as arise

• To perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure achievement of project goals.
• Argue to learn indicators and their updates as required.
• To collaborate with CTC clinical staff and ensure the completeness of data collected and filled on the CTCs cards and registers.
• To ensure each patient file contains the TB screening tool and that this if filled in by the clinician during each visit;
• To run the CTC2 database built-in checks for data cleaning;
• To check patient files on the completeness of the CTC2 card and TB screening from before the patient depart using WRKP checklist;
• To ensure timely entry of patient files, with one day after reception of the file from the clinician.

• Diploma/Certificate in Information Technology, Data Management, Social Sciences, Health Science, Epidemiology/Statistics or a related field. The university degree or advanced diploma is added advantages.
• At least 2+ years working with data record, data analysis and statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, or Epi-info.
• Ability with computer applications, such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
• Advanced communication skills.
• Ability to work in a second mile (extra time) and RMO teams as well as independently.
• Fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahili.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and sub award recipients
• Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & accountable.

Key personal competences:
• Independent, yet still a team player
• Strong communication skills
• Proven ability for data-driven decision making Self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
  1. Job Title: Motor cycle Driver - 4 Positions
    Reports to: District Medical Officer
    Location: Nkasi and Kalambo District Rukwa.
Role Definition To ensure data (specimen results) are transported from the source to the required station Performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor in order to ensure achievement of the project goals.

• Certificate in Secondary Education Examination
• At least 18 years and not above 45 years.
• Should have a class 'A' License
• Well trained in Driving from government recognized vocational training institute Advanced communication skills
• Physically and Mentally fit
• Should know technical how in motorcycle.

Key Personal Competences
• Independent, yet still a team player
• Strong communication skills
• Proven ability for data - drivers decision making
• Self motivated.

Application Instructions:
Regional Administrative Secretary Rukwa is seeking for qualified candidate to fill the positions above, our letters and resumes should be sent to the Regional Administrative Secretary, PO. Box 128, Sumbawanga or through email ( All applicants for Data Clerk position should apply in English language and applicants for Motor cycle Driver position should apply in both English and Swahili language.

NOTE To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LIKE. Deadline for submission of the application is 3rd September, 2017. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed should not submit applications.

RAS Rukwa is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.


Daily News 28 August 2017


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