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Technical Officer at Jhpiego Tanzania, February 2018

Technical Officer at Jhpiego Tanzania, February 2018

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 42 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit TCI Tupange Pamoja Technical Officer. 

Position: TCI Tupange Pamoja Technical Officer [one position based in Dar] 

Summary Scope of Work: 
Provide technical support in Tupange Pamoja (TP) Initiative in Tanzania, especially in the assessment, design, and implementation and monitoring of the demand driven approach in the delivery of family planning selected geographies (cities, municipal councils, district councils). Assist in ensuring sustainable adoption of family Planning (FP) innovations in Tanzania. 

• Assist in the assessment, design and implementation of appropriate evidence based family planning innovations/interventions in selected geographies. 
• Provide technical reviews and strategic inputs into the design, adoption and simplification of key Tupange Pamoja interventions including the FP Tool Kit, TCI University, TCI Community of Practice, training curricula and best practices and other program materials. 
• Conduct advocacy and marketing activities for a demand-driven approach and scale up of FP innovations focusing on urban areas in both the government and private sectors in Tanzania in collaboration with AFP Tanzania and other stakeholders. 
• Provide technical assistance (coaching and mentoring) in landscaping and proposal development to selected geographies to ensure that program strategies result into greatest impact, scaled and sustained. 
• Participate actively in the initiative annual work planning 
• Support and assist with project's M&E activities to ensure that the project meets set targets in accordance with national and international standards 
• Implement project activities in a timely, cost effective manner, multi-tasking and prioritizing as necessary. 

• Provide active support to geographies, Regional Reproductive Child Health Coordinators (RRCHCO) and District Reproductive Health Coordinators (DRCHCO) in the implementation and supervision of national standards for FP. 
• In collaboration with geographies HIS/DHSI and Tupange Pamoja M&E Manager, track activities, ensure that appropriate information is coUected, and analyzed and used on a routine basis by geographies management for programmatic decision making. 
• Prepare routine activity and monthly and quarterly reports. 
• Contnbuting to the documentation and intuitive leaming activities by predations of appropriate documents and reports, including challenges. successes and lessons learned 
• Develop and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues and donors 
• Work with project and financial staff to prepare and track progress of activity budgets 
• Maintain productive and consistent communication with project and other technical staff 
• Ensure compliance with the donor operational policies and regulations 
• Perform other duties as directed by your supervisor 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
• Degree in health or public health, organization development, social sciences, population or a related field. Master's degree is preferred 
• Minimum of seven years' experience working in integrated FP/RH service delivery in government, NGOs and private sector 
• Familiarity with participatory methodologies and approaches 
• Demonstrated experience in systems strengthening (service, MIS) and use of data for implementing quality improvement interventions within select geography settings 
• Proven skills in facilitation, team building, capacity building and coordination 
• Strong change management, results-oriented and decision-making skills 
• Experience engaging international NGOs, international donors, senior government officials and policymakers 
• Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills 
• A team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams and developing communities of learning among partners and counterparts 
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform 
• Fluency in English and Swahili 
• Excellent computer literacy 
• Ability to travel frequently and on short notice 

Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. 
To apply please indicate the position title on the envelope or subject line of your e-mail. Applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references. a cover letter and your salary history.  
Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered. 

The application should be addressed to: 

Director of Human Resource 
Plot 72, Block 45B, New Bagamoyo Road - Victoria 
P.O Box 9170 
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

OR send the application through email at: OfficeTZ.Applications@jhpiego.org

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is two weeks after the first appearance of this advert.  (22 February, 2018)

Caution to the applicants: 
There have been some bogus adverts online, that requiring candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: OfficeTZ.Applications@jhpiego.org is the ONLY address to use when you send your application for the above positions. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong - doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource through inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org 

Source: The Guardian February 08, 2018 

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