Thursday, May 30, 2019

Senior Technical Officer, Senior Community Engagement, Outreach and Gender at Jhpiego May, 2019

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 46 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 for the following positions.

Senior Technical Officer, Senior Community Engagement, Outreach and Gender [One position based in Mara]

Position Overview:
The Senior Technical Officer, Community Engagement, Outreach and Gender will provide leadership at regional level on engaging communities in situational analysis, designing program strategies, implementation and monitoring of program results in the particular region. The position will also focus on addressing gender issues related to uptake of health services, especially, respectful care, gender-based violence, male norms and involvement, and addressing user barriers. To effectively engage communities, the position will also provide leadership at the regional level in providing technical and managerial expertise for local CSOs to support community based interventions.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree or equivalent in public health, community development, sociology or other relevant field
  • Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels including for local sub grantees;
  • Current knowledge in the field of HIV/AIDS and maternal newborn and child health including antenatal care, family planning, PMTCT, and emergency maternal and newborn care.
  • Skill in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, training, sub grantees management and supervision, performance and quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation, and facilitation.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing community health programs
  • Prior training experience for literate and non-literate audiences; experience in participatory methods
  • Prior experience in supervision of community health workers, development of BCC materials, and data collection
  • Experience working with USAID-funded projects, MoHCDGEC, and Local Governments 

Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience,

To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the subject line of vour 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:

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 Wednesday 12 June 2019, at 5:00 P.M.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply

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 for this recruitment. 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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