Thursday, August 3, 2017

JOBS AT SAVE THE CHILDREN TANZANIA, AUGUST 2017

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Thursday, August 3, 2017
PROGRAM OFFICER ENGAGE TB (“5 MONTHS SPECIFIC TASK CONTRACT”)

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in the country program; or are visiting program areas where contacts with children are mandatory.

ROLE PURPOSE:
The Program Officer for Engage TB is based in Tanzania, working closely with the Senior Program Officer and reporting to the DCoP and TB/HIV Specialist. He or she will ensure timely, high quality and effective delivery of the Engage TB Program Portfolio in compliance with the GoT and GF guidelines, approved performance framework and budgets. He or she will also be responsible for program progress review and updates of implementing CSOs as well as technical support and feedback to the implementing CSOs. This KP Portfolio which aims at scaling up Engage TB interventions in Tanzanian Mainland, has an overall budget of roughly $738, 680 over six months.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: DCOP / TB / HIV Specialist
Direct Reports: None
External Representation:
Interpersonal contact regular and varied in both oral and written. Representation with stakeholders in KVP arena and representatives including government level decision makers and wider SC community
Travel:
Regular travel (70%) of the time to program sites across Tanzania mainland.
Key accountabilities
Save the Children is a Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund program in Tanzania. Program Officer (PO) is responsible for program progress updates to TB/HIV Specialist and providing technical support and feedback to implementing CSOs. S/he will ensure preparation of timely and high quality progress reports, program reports, and donor reports.

Major Areas of Accountability:
The Engage TB PO reports to the DCOP/TBHIV Specialist
He/She works in close coordination with Engage TB CSO staff during field level implementation.
He/She supports and coordinates field visits to target sites, helping Engage TB CSOs and providing technical assistance to them onsite by identifying and resolving possible bottlenecks
PO will be responsible for tracking the Engage TB CSOs work plan activities and following up with them on guidelines and standards
Providing technical assistance to Engage TB CSOs and taking pro-active corrective measures /actions to enhance their quality of work and also prepare high-quality donor and other periodic narrative reports as and when required.
Contribute to the development of success stories, case studies and other forms of technical knowledge, providing clear documentation of programmatic achievements of Engage TB program activities and other GF reporting requirements.
PO will work closely with the HIV/TB Specialist and Senior Program Officer to develop an effective program portfolio based on the Engage TB Model to facilitate both direct SC implementation activities and backstop all the CSOs to ensure that all the 14 targeted program regions are effectively covered. This arrangement is in line with the strategy to facilitate rapid implementation of activities to deliver the results in the next six months.
Coordinate with CSO Program Managers for timely and regular submission of reports, schedule and circulate them in a systematic way.
Assist to prepare quality assessment reports and training report when required from the TB/HIV Team.
Prepare different kinds of quality and professional presentations on the Engage TB portfolio by using Power Point for workshops and seminars.
Assist to edit, prepare appropriate posters, brochures, reports, leaflets, books, flipchart, handouts and other publications on the Engage TB Portfolio.
Provide data and other computing support to data team to ensure that all activities implemented by CSOs are tracked effectively and on time.
Any other tasks assigned by line manager or by the Chief of Party
Person specifications
Technical Skills and Experience:
Demonstrated technical understanding of TB content and programming
Minimum of six years of appropriate technical experience in coordinating TB Programs with at least three years’ experience at the mid-level management.
Previous Experience designing community-based TB interventions is required
Demonstrated experience in managing umbrella grants and working in complex, multi-partner projects in an international setting
Prior experience working closely with TB constituents and governments partners at National, Regional or District levels Demonstrated experience in providing technical support to health sector programs in international settings
Prior experience working in a Global Fund Program is a distinct advantage.
Emotional Intelligence Skills
Ability to work under pressure and deliver results in a fast paced environment and in a short time frame
Ability to think creatively to solve problems and find effective and efficient ways to accomplish goals while maintain composure
Ability to make decisions, multi-task and meet deadlines
Understanding of the National TB and HIV Control Programs is an added advantage
Ability to work successfully in a complex political environment and on sensitive issues
Education:
A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Community Development, Gender Programming or a related field
Communication and Technical Skills
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal with experience in cross-cultural settings
Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Willingness to travel extensively to implementation sites for technical monitoring and supervision visits
Management:
Excellent people-friendly skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working
Respect for team members
General:

Ability to travel locally.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies with respect to health and safety, security other relevant policies including the Child Safeguarding Policy

Location: Global Fund (GF) , Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified
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PROGRAM OFFICER KEY AND VULNERABLE POPULATIONS (KVP)(“5 MONTHS SPECIFIC TASK CONTRACT ")

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in the country program; or are visiting program areas where contacts with children are mandatory.

ROLE PURPOSE:
The Program Officer for Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVP) is based in Tanzania, working closely with the Senior Program Officer and reporting to the DCoP and TB/HIV Specialist. He or she will ensure timely, high quality and effective delivery of the Key and Vulnerable Population Program Portfolio in compliance with the GF guidelines, approved performance framework and budgets. He or she will also be responsible for program progress updates of implementing CSOs as well as technical support and feedback to the implementing CSOs. This KP Portfolio which aims at scaling up interventions targeting key and Vulnerable Populations in Tanzanian Mainland, has an overall budget of roughly $300,000 over six months.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: DCOP / TB / HIV Specialist
Direct Reports: None
External Representation:
Interpersonal contact regular and varied in both oral and written. Representation with stakeholders in KVP arena and representatives including government level decision makers and wider SC community
Travel:
Regular travel (70%) of the time to program sites across Tanzania mainland.
Key accountabilities
Save the Children is a Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund program in Tanzania. Program Officer (PO) is responsible for program progress updates to TB/HIV Specialist and providing technical support and feedback to implementing CSOs. S/he will ensure preparation of timely and high quality progress reports, program reports, and donor reports.
Major Areas of Accountability:
PO reports to the DCOP/TBHIV Specialist
He/She works in close coordination with CSO staff during field level implementation.
He/She supports and coordinates field visits to target sites, helping CSOs and providing technical assistance onsite by identifying and resolving possible bottlenecks.
PO will be responsible for tracking CSOs work plan activities with following up with CSOs on guidelines and standards.
Providing technical assistance to CSOs and take pro-active corrective measures /actions to enhance high quality of work, prepare high-quality donor and other periodic narrative reports as and when required.
Contribute to the development of success stories, case studies and other forms of technical knowledge, providing clear documentation of programmatic achievements of Key and Vulnerable Population program activities and other GF reporting requirements.
PO will work closely with the HIV/TB Specialist to develop an effective program portfolio based on the new KVP guidelines to facilitate both direct SC implementation activities and backstop all the CSOs to ensure that all the five targeted program regions are effectively covered. This arrangement is in line with the strategy to facilitate rapid implementation of activities to deliver the results in the next six months.
Coordinate with CSO Program Managers for timely and regular submission of reports, schedule and circulate them in a systematic way.
Assist to prepare quality assessment reports and training report when required from the TB/HIV Team.
Prepare different kinds of quality and professional presentations on the KVP portfolio by using Power Point for workshops and seminars.
Assist to edit, prepare appropriate posters, brochures, reports, leaflets, books, flipchart, handouts and other publications on the KVP Portfolio.
Provide data and other computing support to data team to ensure that all activities implemented by CSOSs are tracked effectively and on time.
Any other tasks assigned by line manager or by the Chief of Party
Person specifications
Technical Skills and Experience:
Minimum of six years of appropriate technical experience in coordinating TB/HIV Programs targeting key and vulnerable populations (PWID, FSW, MSMS ,AGYW) with at least three years’ experience at the mid-level management.
Previous Experience designing community-based interventions targeting Key and Vulnerable Populations is required
Demonstrated experience working in complex, multi-partner projects in an international setting
Demonstrated experience in providing technical support to health sector programs in international settings
Prior experience working in a Global Fund Program is a distinct advantage.
Emotional Intelligence Skills
Ability to work under pressure and deliver results in a fast paced environment and in a short time frame
Ability to think creatively to solve problems and find effective and efficient ways to accomplish goals while maintain composure
Ability to make decisions, multi-task and meet deadlines
Understanding of the National TB and HIV Control Programs is an added advantage
Ability to work successfully in a complex political environment and on sensitive issues
Education:
A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Community Development, Gender Programming or a related field
Communication and Technical Skills
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal with experience in cross-cultural settings
Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Willingness to travel extensively to implementation sites for technical monitoring and supervision visits
Management:
Excellent people-friendly skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working
Respect for team members
General:
Ability to travel locally.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies with respect to health and safety, security other relevant policies including the Child Safeguarding Policy

Location: Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified
APPLY ONLINE
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