Sunday, August 19, 2018

Jobs in Tanzania: Senior Technical Officer- Maternal and Child Nutrition at JHPIEGO, August 2018

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Sunday, August 19, 2018
Jobs in Tanzania: Senior Technical Officer- Maternal and Child Nutrition at JHPIEGO, August 2018
Saving lives. Improving health. Transforming futures. 
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 and wishes to recruit the following positions: 

1. Position: Senior Technical Officer- Maternal and Child Nutrition-(1 position based in Mwanza)

Position Overview:
The Senior TO-Maternal and child Nutrition will provide technical support in the execution and monitoring of USAID Boresha Afya nutrition interventions across maternal and child health programs. In liaison with the Regional Program Managers and Coordinators, s/he will coordinate the implementation of nutrition activities in various project supported regions which entails planning, implementation oversight, monitoring and reporting. The Senior Technical Officer will work closely with other project technical teams and R/CHMTs to ensure delivery of quality Maternal, New-born, Child Adolescent health services at health facilities, while linking with facility and community based nutrition interventions 

Required Qualifications: 
• Master's degree in nutrition, public health or other related disciplines 
• At least 3 years hands on experience in nutrition programming 
• Demonstrated understanding of IYCF, NACS, Management of Acute Malnutrition, and growth monitoring. Proficiency with SMART is an added advantage 
• Demonstrated experience in capacity building, planning, project implementation and monitoring. 
• Experience in working with and coordinating with the LG As and other stakeholders 
• Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills 
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili 

• Ability to multi-task, to handle pressure, and positive flexibility 
• Proven experience in the writing of abstracts and reports 
• Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 40% of time 

Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. lb apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the 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. 

All applications should be sent through email: USAIDBoreshaAfya.Applications@jhpiego.org Electronics applications are encouraged. The subject on your application email should be the Title of the position you are applying for, so that we do not miss your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Friday 31 August 2018, at 5:00 P.M.

Caution to the applicants: 
There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: USAIDBoreshaAfya.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 August 17,2018
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