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Jobs at Jhpiego Tanzania January 2019 (71 posts)

Jobs at Jhpiego Tanzania January 2019 (71 posts)
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 45 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, implementing a number of projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit the following positions, available for immediate filling. Nafasi za kazi January, 2019

Position: ART Outreach Coordinator [One position oversees Morogoro, Dodoma and Iringa]

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:
Medical or Nursing degree required, with additional post-graduate training in public health desirable
At least 5 years demonstrated experience working in one or more areas of biomedical HIV prevention including: HIV care and treatment (required), HIV Testing Services, TB and TB/HIV, PMTCT, and Community Based HIV Services Nafasi za ajira January 2019

Proven supervision and leadership skills, as well as skills in training, facilitation, team building and coordination
Strong leadership and technical capacity to support service delivery, especially at the community level
Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature HIV/AIDS, family planning, TB and STIs
Strong change management, results-oriented and decision-making skills
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
Experience in KVP or related programs

Experience in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating HIV public health programs
Experience working in the Tanzanian public health sector highly desirable particularly in areas of HTC, HIV care and treatment, family planning, and TB.
Experience working with USG programs is highly desirable
Experience and understanding of the PEPFAR framework is desirable
Ability to travel in and out of the region for up to 70%

Position: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Nurse Provider [Two positions oversees Morogoro, Singida, Njombe, Tabora and Iringa

Qualifications and Requirements:
Diploma in Nursing required (Degree preferred)

Valid registration with the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council
Minimum of 4 years relevant experience
Experience in HIV counseling

Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, organizational and communication skills, with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work effectively in a demanding environment
Excellent interpersonal skills
Computer Skills, including MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Willingness to travel frequently to various areas in Tanzania

Position: Nurse/Clinician [63 positions]
Locations: Arusha, Iringa, Dar es Salaam, Moshi, Mbeya, Shinyanga, Tabora, Njombe, Dodoma and Morogoro

Required Qualifications:
Must be a licensed nurse, nurse/midwife or clinical officer in good standing.
Experience working with populations at high risk for HIV, conducting outreach testing, and/or in provider initiated counseling and testing, and family planning services, desirable.
Must be willing to be based in assigned region with extensive (weekly) travel. Must be willing to work off and unusual hours. Travel up to 80% of the time.
Must be physically fit to assist with set up and break down of services in sites.

Must demonstrate self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
Must be highly flexible to accept dual roles and extra tasks as assigned by the site coordinator.
Additional experience with ART, community counselling, mobile HTS, Family planning and GBV is desirable.
Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience

Position: Regional Coordinator [One position based in Mwanza]

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field. Post-graduate training is an advantage.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in implementing Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP) and or AYSRH programs
Experience working with Donor / private-sector funded programs
Field orientation and experience in Reproductive Health / Family Planning programming.
Proven experience working with MOH and government’s staff and systems, particularly in area of

Reproductive Health / Family Planning.

Demonstrated technical and programmatic understanding of national RH/FP / AYSRH issues and policies
Good understanding of RH/ FP/ and Health related issues, with a district focus is necessary.
Experience working in a busy office within the private sector especially with an international organization
Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel.
Proficiency in both written and spoken English

Position: Biomedical Advisor [Two positions based in Dar ES Salaam]

Medical degree (doctor or nursing) required, with additional post-graduate training in public health desirable
At least 8 years demonstrated experience working in one or more areas of biomedical HIV prevention including: HIV care and treatment (required), HIV counseling and testing services, PMTCT, home-based care, and/or voluntary medical male circumcision.

Position: Commodities & Logistics Management Technical Advisor [One position based in Dar ES Salaam]
Job requirements:
A bachelor degree in Procurement, logistics and supply chain management coupled EITHER a diploma in nursing, laboratory technology Pharmacy OR work experience of two (2) years in one of these fields.
At least five (5) years of experience in project management, supervisory duties or equivalent experience

At least three (3) years’ experience in logistics/supply chain management and/or public health commodities management, especially HIV testing and family planning commodities;
Experience in Inventory and Asset Management
Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point) relevant to the work and eagerness and ability to learn Forecasting and Supply planning software (Pipeline, Lab Tool)
Excelent report writing skills and high level of computer literacy with strong communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to handle a variety of different assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.

Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to advocate and bring about consensus with senior government officials and numerous stakeholders;
Previous experience working with USG funded programs, development agencies, URT and local implementing partners
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
Excelent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
Registered by PSPTB
Ability to travel up to 60%

Position: Specialist Driver for Mobile Clinic Unit – Heavy Duty Vehicle [One position based in Morogoro]

Secondary school education. Ability to speak, read and write English. (with results certificate)
Must possess clean valid Tanzanian driver’s license – Class C plain including other classes.
Must have attended a special course of driving big buses including PCV and Defensive or Advanced Driving Certificate from National Institute of Transport (NIT)
At least 10 years of driving big buses or mobile clinic units and relevant work experience, preferably with an international organization
Pleasant personality and willing to follows and implement instructions.
Requires a self-starter who does not need a lot of active supervision or detailed instructions in order to perform his/her regular duties.

The Driver must be able to handle variety of different assignments, sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
Willingness to work long hours and to be ready for travelling to different upcountry Regions in Tanzania as per instruction from the Supervisor
He/she must be cooperative, hardworking with adaptability, as is the ability to project a professional and consistent image.
Both internal and external clients must see the Driver as a person of competence, high integrity, capable and dependable.
Be a resident of the location in Morogoro Region where the driver position is based.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer and 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 subject line and regional of reference of your e-mail, i.e. Application for ART Outreach Coordinator All applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history,

Send the application through email:

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

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: is the address to use all the time. 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


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