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POSITIONS ANNOUNCEMENT

Jhpiego, an internationally recognized non-profit, non-governmental organization involved in improving the health of women and
families throughout the world is seeking applications for multiple positions to be based in Dar es Salaam. Jhpiego is a pioneer in
the area of maternal and neonatal health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, community mobilization and innovative approaches to
training and development of healthcare workers. Unless otherwise noted, all positions require fluency in both English and
Kiswahili and computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and accessing internet. Tanzania nationals preferred.

INFECTION PREVENTION ADVISOR
• Qualification as a midwife required; advanced degree desirable
• At least 5 years work experience in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programs with progressively increasing
responsibilities
• In-depth understanding of current international evidenced-based HIV/AIDS, reproductive health and infection
prevention best practices
• Prior training experience; excellent classroom and clinical training skills including participatory and experiential
learning methods
• Knowledge of quality improvement approaches, strategic planning, training program development, implementation,
management and monitoring and evaluation
• Demonstrated experience in maintaining partner relationships
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 40% time

MIDWIFERY ADVISOR, ZANZIBAR
• Qualification as a midwife required; advanced degree desirable
• At least 7 years work experience in reproductive and maternal and child health programs with progressively increasing
responsibilities
• Prior training experience; excellent classroom and clinical training skills including participatory and experiential
learning methods
• Knowledge of strategic planning, training program development, implementation, management and monitoring and
evaluation
• Current knowledge in the field of maternal and child health, including infection prevention, antenatal care, family
planning, PMTCT of HIV, essential and emergency maternal and newborn care, etc.
• This position is based in Zanzibar
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 40% time
• Zanzibar national preferred

MALE CIRCUMCISION ADVISOR
Specific qualifications:
• Medical degree required
• At least 5 years work experience in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programs with progressively increasing
responsibilities
• In-depth understanding of current international evidenced-based HIV/AIDS and reproductive health best practices
• Knowledge of and experience in provision of male circumcision services preferred
• Prior training experience; excellent classroom and clinical training skills including participatory and experiential
learning methods; strong skills in clinical coaching and curriculum design
• Knowledge of strategic planning, training program development, implementation, management and monitoring and
evaluation
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
• Excellent advocacy, systems management and organizational skills
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 40% time

KANGAROO MOTHER CARE (KMC) COORDINATOR
Specific qualifications:
• A senior nurse-midwife
• Based in Dar es Salaam with frequent travel to the field at least 50% of the time
• At least 3 year’s project management experience (ideally in an international NGO or similar organization)
• Proven experience in the field of district health programmes with a particular focus on the newborn
• Proven experience of supervision of health facilities including training assessment skills
• Experience of building capacity of the Ministry of Health
• Experience of designing and running training and good facilitation skills
• Strong project/work planning, coordination and organization skills.

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• Good IT skills and ability to use word processing and excel packages
• Excellent level of spoken and written English and Swahili and report writing skills.
• Good interpersonal communication skills
• An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfillment in the development context
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• This position is employed by Save the Children UK

SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Specific qualifications:
• Masters degree in Public Health or related field (PhD preferred)
• 7 – 10 years of M&E experience, preferably with maternal and newborn health / HIV programs
• Experience with different research / evaluation methodologies, quantitative and qualitative
• Knowledge of data analysis and different analysis software
• Report writing / publication skills
• Experience with IRB process
• Leadership / management experience
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 25% time

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND RESEARCH CONSULTANTS (Various short-term positions)
Specific qualifications:
• Extensive experience with developing research protocols
• Extensive experience in data collection, processing, analysis
• Skills in different research / evaluation methodologies, quantitative and qualitative
• Demonstrated track record in providing on-time, high quality reports (including peer-reviewed publications)

FIELD RESEARCH DIRECTOR
• PhD in public health or Master’s degree with 10+ years of field experience
• Leadership / management experience in directing multi-year research studies
• Knowledge of epidemiology and varying research designs
• Proven track record in ensuring quality of data collection and storage
• Report writing / publication skills
• Experience with IRB process and monitoring of human subjects compliance
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• This is a field-based position in Songea, Ruvuma region
• Availability and willingness to travel within rural districts up to 40% time

DISTRICT RESEARCH COORDINATORS - Qualitative (2 positions)
• Masters in social science or public health with 3+ years of research experience
• Extensive experience in qualitative methods of research including interviewing, leading focus group discussions,
participatory research and economic evaluation
• Proven record in ensuring quality of textual data
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and willingness to work closely with community leaders
• Demonstrated capacity to provide on-time, high quality reports
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• This is a field-based position in a rural district of Ruvuma region
• Availability and willingness to travel within rural districts up to 40% time

DISTRICT RESEARCH COORDINATORS - Clinical (2 positions)
• MBBS and Masters in public health with 3+ years clinical experience and at least 1 year research experience
• Experience in conducting household and health facility surveys; experience with studies on child mortality or economic
evaluations an asset
• Proven record in ensuring quality of survey data
• Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills
• Demonstrated capacity to provide on-time, high quality reports
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• This is a field-based position in a rural district of Ruvuma region

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• Availability and willingness to travel within rural districts up to 40% time

DATA MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
• Masters with 5+ years of data management experience
• Extensive experience in oversight of data entry, cleaning and report generating
• Strong IT skills and experience with database development, management and troubleshooting
• Excellent organizational skills
• Demonstrated capacity to provide on-time, high quality reports
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• This is a regional field-based position
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 25% time

HUMAN RESOURCE/CONTRACTS MANAGER – re-advertised
Specific qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Knowledge of Tanzanian labor law required
• Certification in HR and/or USAID contracts management preferred
• At least five years of relevant contractual and HR work experience, preferably with an international organization
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 25% time

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FOR WHITE RIBBON ALLIANCE FOR SAFE MOTHERHOOD
TANZANIA (WRATZ)
Specific qualifications:
• Degree in accounting, and administration or equivalent; secretariat training and office management, highly desirable
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili
• Knowledge of USAID Regulations desired
• Proficiency in Excel
• Ability to develop and manage contracts with vendors and related others
• At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably with international organizations
• Must be able to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines
• Ability to work in an efficient and prompt manner in areas of correspondence: logistics for local and international
travel, filing and record-keeping
• Professional, courteous, pleasant personality, excellent interpersonal skills
• This position is employed by Constella Futures, LLC

FINANCE OFFICER
Specific qualifications:
• Basic accounting knowledge - CPA I or efforts in acquiring accounting qualifications or equivalent.
• Knowledge of USAID Regulations
• Must have demonstrated book-keeping skills, an understanding of maintenance of ledger entries, cash book and account
entries and bank reconciliation
• At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably with an international organization
• Knowledge of QuickBooks preferred, in addition to applications referenced above
• Must be able to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% time

Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

To apply, please send CV, cover letter, salary history and names and contact information for three professional references
(referees) to: Human Resource Officer, P O Box 9170, Dar-es-Salaam. Tanzania
Applications to reach the advertiser no later than 26 February 2009.
NB: Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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