Wednesday, September 6, 2017




T-MARC Tanzania is a non-profit Tanzanian organisation working to improve public health and promote social development. Our socially marketed products and behaviour change communication initiatives address pertinent health issues in family planning and reproductive health, child survival, water and sanitation, nutrition and communicable/non-communicable infections like malaria, HIV/AIDS and cervical cancer. T-MARC is currently implementing the USAID Tulonge Afya Project in partnership with Family Health International (FHI 360). USAID Tulonge Afya is a five-year project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that aims to catalyse opportunities for Tanzanians to improve their health status by transforming socio-cultural norms and supporting the adoption of healthier behaviors through the following intermediate results; Improved ability of individuals to practice healthy behaviors; Strengthened community support for health behaviors and Improved systems for coordination and implementation of (SBCC) interventions
T-MARC invite the qualified applicants for the following below position

Position: Social Behavior Change and Communication (SBCC) Specialist (1)

Reports to: Communication Director (FHI360)

Location: Dar es Salaam
Broad Function: Under the direct supervision of the Communication Director (FHI360), this position will ensure that the project develops and actually executes the approved communication strategies, campaigns and intervention in close cooperation with other project staff members, implementing partners, and stakeholders. The incumbent will adopt the use of evidence based & best practice SBCC approaches, to develop locally relevant and culturally appropriate SBCC campaigns, materials, tools and interventions that address the complex individual to societal behavioural change interplays that inhibit the uptake and adoption of health seeking behaviours for HIV/AIDS, RH/FP, Malaria, MCH and TB services and products. The position is secondment to FHI360 and it has dotted reporting line to Program Director (T-MARC)

Preferred Qualifications and Experience 
Master’s degree in health communications, public health management, social sciences, international development, or a related field with A minimum of 5 years’ experience of; Leadership and management of relevant projects; Knowledge and experience in health education and behavioral change communication; Experience in developing and implementing a behavioral change communication strategy, focusing on creating demand for community and facility-based health services; Experience in designing and implementing at least two health projects that include a strong behavior change 2 communication component and Experience in developing behavioral change communication tools and materials.

Position: Social Behavior Change and Communication (SBCC) Officer (6 posts)

Reports to: Zonal Manager (FHI360)
Location: Mwanza (1), Tabora (2), Iringa (1), Njombe (1) & Shinyanga (1)
Broad Function: 
SBBC Officer will work with Local Government authorities, Civil Society Organization (CSOs) and Community based implementing partners and Community Health Workers (CHWs) to implement SBCC strategies in line with the USAID Tulonge Afya project strategic plan and training materials that promote sustainable health seeking behaviours for the project, USAID Tulonge Afya. The incumbent will assist the implementation of SBCC interventions at regional and district level in order to improve positive health seeking practices through innovative SBCC strategies that sustainably bring about positive behaviour change. As the position is a secondment, the incumbent has dotted line reporting relations to Senior Program Manager – Grants (T-MARC).

Preferred Qualifications and Experience 
Bachelor degree in health communications, sociology, public health, social sciences, international development, or a related field with A minimum of 2 years’ experience in; coordination and management of similar projects; Public health education and behavioral change communication; Proven experience in implementing behavioral change communication projects, focusing on creating demand for community and facility-based health services and Proven experience in implementing at least two health projects that include a strong behavior change communication component.

Position: Capacity Strengthening Officer (3 posts)

Reports to: Zonal Manager (FHI360) Location: Mwanza (1), Tabora (1), Iringa (1)
Broad Function: The position will support the capacity strengthening portfolio of work by implementing strategies, and direct provision of technical assistance for the Tulonge Afya Project in technical areas including; social and behavior change communication (SBCC), organizational development, and a variety of health issues such as HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), malaria, Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), and Tuberculosis (TB). The position will support capacity strengthening efforts assisting partners in strengthening the coordination and implementation efforts at national, regional, local levels. This position is secondment, with dotted line reporting line to Senior Program Manager – Grants (T-MARC).

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor Degree in Social Science, communication, development or any related field with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in; Partnering with local partners and providing 3 direct operations support to local organizations; Program management and report writing and Workshops logistical arrangement. The position requires interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, including people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Position: Accountant – Grants (1 post) Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager

Location: Dar es Salaam

Broad Function: The position is responsible for the administration of Grant Management Policy by maintaining financial, accounting and grant support services in order to meet the needs of the organization and the donor. This position is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, providing financial reporting and analysis in support of the USAID Tulonge Afya project. This position is also responsible for the operations of post-award grant administration and related accounting duties. Working closely with the Finance and Administration, Finance Director (FHI360) and Senior Program Manager - Grant, the incumbent will focus heavily on budgeting, compliance, reporting and variance analysis functions. This will accurately account for project costs, thoroughly analyze variances to budget and clearly communicate these results to management.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience 
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or closely related field plus 3-5 years of relevant, progressively responsible experience, preferably in the non-profit community (USAID, CDC etc), with experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting. Ability to effectively communicate financial information to non-financial managers. Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules and regulations. Familiar with accounting fundamentals. Strong analytical, presentation, communication and problem-solving skills and Knowledge of federal grants and regulations.

How to Apply:
Candidates who fully meet the requirements should email a cover letter indicating the title and location of the desired position along with a detailed CV, certificates, including a daytime telephone contact and three professional references to:

Managing Director 
T-MARC Tanzania 
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Email: recruitment@tmarc.or.tz

Deadline for submission is September, 18, 2017. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. T-MARC is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Source: The Guardian 06 September, 2017


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