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Nafasi za kazi Jhpiego, Regional Technical Lead

Regional Technical Lead  

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 2 positions.

Regional Technical Lead One position based In Kagera

Position Overview:

The Regional Technical Lead will support the Regional Program Manager to provide technical and program leadership in the areas of Reproductive maternal, newborn and child health (RMNH) including family planning (FP), emergency obstetric and newborn care (both basic and comprehensive): antenatal and postnatal care; ; essential newborn care; and Malaria. Responsibilities include coordinating with Regional and District Health Management Teams, and providing leadership and technical guidance to the regional project team in the development and implementation of integrated RMNCAH activities, utilizing cross-cutting approaches such as performance and quality improvement ensuring the technical and methodological soundness of RMNCAH activities and, in collaboration with the technical team and other partners, supporting the implementation of clinical service delivery strategies, based on sound and current scientific evidence. The Regional Technical Lead will also be responsible for ensuring that activities are on schedule and are being properly documented. S/he will also be responsible for gathering the relevant program data and drafting quarterly progress reports for related technical areas.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in clinical medicine
  • Five or more years of work experience in Reproductive and MNH. Experience working in Maternity care is a plus.
  • Be an excellent classroom and clinical trainer with at least two years’ experience in clinical training
  • Experience working in the private sector/NGOs
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing capacity-building programs for improving service delivery
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in service delivery programs and technical staff in the areas of maternal, newborn and child health, and performance and quality improvement
  • Experience managing quality assurance
  • Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Self -management is necessary (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
  • Be cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable.

Jhpiego offers a competitive package for 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 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 Wednesday 22 October 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:

USAIDBoreshaAfya.Applications@jhpiego.org 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 inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org

NAFASI ZA KAZI ZA MAFUNDI-MRADI WA KUKUZA UJENZI

NAFASI ZA KAZI PSI, Technical Advisor Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (TA SRHR)

JOB TITLE:  Technical Advisor Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (TA SRHR)

Job Purpose

Support strategic planning and technical oversight of assigned Reproductive program areas, including the development of logical frameworks, annual research and M&E plan, quality assurance guidelines, advocacy strategy, social and behaviour communication change (SBCC) strategies, and corresponding financial and programmatic reporting. Support relevant external partner relationships at the national level.

Indicators of good performance of the job

Expenditure as per approved budget
Activities completed as per annual work plan/donor deliverables
Representation at appropriate technical working groups

Key Duties

Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring of logical frameworks, annual workplans, and budgets.
Facilitate strategic planning and provision of technical inputs to field teams and other supporting departments responsible for executing annual workplans.
Contribute to the development and implementation of annual M&E, soical marketing, and Research plans.
Participate in the development of qualitative and quantitative study designs and questionnaires related to assigned program area activities
Responsible for ensuring compliance with donor contractual obligations for reporting and overall award management.,
Monitor program expenditures and be accountable for expenditures and commitments in line with approved donor budgets.
Ensure sub award management and compliance, including development of terms of reference and monitoring of technical performance of sub recipients.
Maintain working knowledge of scientific advancements and programmatic best practices in PSI platforms, international agencies, and within the Tanzanian health community
Support implementation of the PR and advocacy
plan for assigned Reproductive health Family Planning area
Represent PSI Tanzania at relevant meetings and technical working groups
Through presentations and/or technical updates, share technical knowledge in appropriate forums such as technical working groups, conferences; professional associations and within the PSI Programs Team and across PSI departments
Participate in identifying opportunities for new interventions and support development of proposals

Knowledge/Skills/Experience

Master’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Marketing or related field.
Passion for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Experience working in partnership with government structures and authorities.
Strong understanding of data and translating data to action.
Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple tasks based on deadlines.
Willingness and ability to work independently and on a team in a cooperative, analytical, and problem­solving capacity.
Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
5 years relevant work experience, health- related preferred.

How to apply:

Application for the position must include:

Cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.

Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day – time mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.

Application will be considered valid, if sent/received before 1700hrs, Tuesday, 24th September, 2019. Please note that only short- listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Send your application to recruitment@psi.or.tz in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email.

Job Opportunity at PSI, Technical Advisor Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (TA SRHR)

JOB TITLE: Technical Advisor Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (TA SRHR)

Job Purpose

Support strategic planning and technical oversight of assigned Reproductive program areas, including the development of logical frameworks, annual research and M&E plan, quality assurance guidelines, advocacy strategy, social and behaviour communication change (SBCC) strategies, and corresponding financial and programmatic reporting. Support relevant external partner relationships at the national level.

Indicators of good performance of the job

Expenditure as per approved budget
Activities completed as per annual work plan/donor deliverables
Representation at appropriate technical working groups

Key Duties

Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring of logical frameworks, annual workplans, and budgets.
Facilitate strategic planning and provision of technical inputs to field teams and other supporting departments responsible for executing annual workplans.
Contribute to the development and implementation of annual M&E, soical marketing, and Research plans.
Participate in the development of qualitative and quantitative study designs and questionnaires related to assigned program area activities
Responsible for ensuring compliance with donor contractual obligations for reporting and overall award management.,
Monitor program expenditures and be accountable for expenditures and commitments in line with approved donor budgets.
Ensure sub award management and compliance, including development of terms of reference and monitoring of technical performance of sub recipients.
Maintain working knowledge of scientific advancements and programmatic best practices in PSI platforms, international agencies, and within the Tanzanian health community
Support implementation of the PR and advocacy
plan for assigned Reproductive health Family Planning area
Represent PSI Tanzania at relevant meetings and technical working groups
Through presentations and/or technical updates, share technical knowledge in appropriate forums such as technical working groups, conferences; professional associations and within the PSI Programs Team and across PSI departments
Participate in identifying opportunities for new interventions and support development of proposals

Knowledge/Skills/Experience

Master’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Marketing or related field.
Passion for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Experience working in partnership with government structures and authorities.
Strong understanding of data and translating data to action.
Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple tasks based on deadlines.
Willingness and ability to work independently and on a team in a cooperative, analytical, and problem­solving capacity.
Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
5 years relevant work experience, health- related preferred.

How to apply:

Application for the position must include:

Cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.

Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day – time mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.

Application will be considered valid, if sent/received before 1700hrs, Tuesday, 24th September, 2019. Please note that only short- listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Send your application to recruitment@psi.or.tz in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email.

Job Vacancy at IMPACT Project – Mwanza, Radio Programming Airing | Deadline: 07th May, 2019

IMPACT Project - Mwanza, Radio Programming Airing
THEAJIRA TANZANIA
Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancy at IMPACT Project – Mwanza, Radio Programming Airing

Summary

Date Posted: 26th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: TZS , Value: 625000 , Minimum: 437500 , Maximum: 1875000 , Period: MONTH

JOB DETAILS:
Title: Ajira Mpya Radio Programming Airing
Purpose: To create announcement for Radio stations to bid
Location: Ajira Mwanza
Duration: Qualified Radio station will enter into a long-term Agreement with IMPACT for one year (June 2019-May 2020)
Deadline for Submission: 7th May 2019 Send to akftzprocurement@akfea.org

BACKGROUND
Improving Access to Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health in Mwanza, Tanzania’ (IMPACT) project will accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality in Tanzania by addressing major reproductive, maternal and newborn health (RMNH) challenges in eight districts of Mwanza region. This will be through implementation of IMPACT project which is executed by Aga Khan Development Network in partnership with the Government of Tanzania and with funding support from Global Affairs Canada (GAC). IMPACT comprises of two components: 1) improving availability of quality maternal, newborn and health (MNH) services and 2) increasing utilisation of MNH services by women and their families.

IMPACT Project is expecting to run radio programming and talk shows on different Radio stations in Mwanza Region. The Radio programs aims at broadcasting of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health issues. These programs will create awareness and advocate for behavior change within Mwanza communities. They will be used as tools to amplify community from the normal practices including myth and beliefs in maternal and newborn health behaviors which cause damages and lead to mortality and parental death in Mwanza region.

These radio platforms will raise the voice of voiceless who will share their knowledge, asking questions and demonstrating their views in advocating for change especially in SRMNAH issues. Through these special programs in radio’s, will address critical issues and raise dialogues with duty bearers to take actions. IMPACT staff in collaboration with government officials will participate to educate and create awareness for change.
RADIO SHOW OBJECTIVES.
Create awareness among communities in Ajira Mpya Mwanza Region on Nafasi za kazi RMNAH related issues.
Create Platforms for dialogues in advocating for social behavioral change..

SCOPE OF THE WORK
For IMPACT staff (SBCC)

• Working with the team to identify the topics
• Develop the script and details for airing the programs
• Participate in media schedule arrangement, dermo preparation, and participant invitations
• Organize the crew to produce the media materials
• Submit a draft for review and comments by IMPACT staff
• Incorporate all the comments and submit the final version


FOR Radio station Develop program contents and details of the show for review and comments by IMPACT project. Air the program as per agreed time and duration
Coordinate with IMPACT staff to advise other relevant people to execute the programme. Submit a copy (CD) of the programme and media report to IMPACT project.

REQUIREMENT FOR RADIO STATION
• 96 programs will be aired in a year (June 2019 to May 2020), eight times in a month and 24 programs in a quarter.
• A broadcast of 45 minutes radio programs from each station.
• These programs should be aired from 1900hrs to 2100hrs depending on suitable time approved by the team.
• Each radio station should repeat the programs the following day after airing the programs.
• Radio station must be in Mwanza Region and its coverage should reach the six districts of the project.

Qualifications and experience required / evaluation criteria:
The radio station should fulfill the following requirements to be selected for this assignment:
• At least three years of professional work experience in producing media programmes.
• Experience of producing media contents for health issues, especially maternal and new born health and owning a program on health not a segment. Source: TheAjiraLeo Tanzania
• Previous work experience with NGO’s and/or Government institution. Submission of the previous sample

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Job application procedure
The qualified Radios are requested to send in their bids based on the TOR. The submission should include a company profile, and CV of the team leader, list of key media materials produced in the last 3 years, existing clients, sample work (preferably on health issues). A dummy radio script or radio spot on a health topic (e.g. Maternal and Newborn health, Adolescent and gender responsiveness). is also requested as part of the submission. Send to akftzprocurement@akfea.org

University of Pretoria LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) Scholarships 2019 for African citizens (Fully Funded to study in South Africa)

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria now offers an LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) degree.

This two-year programme is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria. Two contact sessions will be scheduled every year (four contact sessions over a period of two years).

Goals of the programme:

The LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) has short-term as well as long-term goals. In the short-term, it aims to secure the following goals:

  • to equip the learner with knowledge and understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights from domestic, regional and global international perspectives
  • to equip the learner with research skills in sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • to equip the learner with advocacy skills for promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • to equip the learner with practical skills for securing the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights

The goals of the Master’s programme go beyond the mere enrichment of the learner. In the long-term, the LLM/MPhil Programme should yield to individuals, and communities in the African region and beyond, tangible social benefits.

 Who can apply?

  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with an LLB degree or equivalent.
  • The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honours degree in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa

OR any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained.

If that qualification has a duration of fewer than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required.

Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. A maximum of fifteen students will be accepted for the 2018 academic year.

Application deadline: 30 June 2019

Master’s Degree in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa 2020 at Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria (Full Scholarships Available)

Deadline: June 30, 2019

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria now offers an LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) degree. This two-year programme is offered as a blended learning course comprising of online interaction and residential block-weeks in Pretoria. Two contact sessions will be scheduled every year (four contact sessions over a period of two years).
The LLM/MPhil (Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa) has short-term as well as long-term goals. In the short-term, it aims to secure the following goals:

  • to equip the learner with knowledge and understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights from domestic, regional and global international perspectives
  • to equip the learner with research skills in sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • to equip the learner with advocacy skills for promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • to equip the learner with practical skills for securing the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights

The goals of the Master’s programme go beyond the mere enrichment of the learner. In the long-term, the LLM/MPhil Programme should yield to individuals, and communities in the African region and beyond, tangible social benefits, including:

  • grooming of leaders with a capacity to influence the social transformation of societies
  • raising of public awareness about sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • increasing the public understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • enhancing the capacity of groups, networks or organisations that promote sexual and reproductive health and rights and related rights, including the rights of women and sexual minorities
  • advancing the reproductive and sexual health and rights of individuals and communities
  • combating discrimination and stigma surrounding sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • influencing interventions in sexual and reproductive health and rights national and regional levels
  • influencing policy-making in sexual and reproductive health and rights at the national and regional levels

Scholarships
Up to 15 scholarships are available for African citizens.

Eligibility

  • The LLM degree is open to individuals with an LLB degree or equivalent.
  • The MPhil degree is open to non-lawyers with at least an honours degree in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa
  • OR any other qualification in an academic discipline relevant to sexual and reproductive rights in Africa that allows admission to a master’s programme at the institution where the undergraduate qualification was obtained. If that qualification has a duration of fewer than 4 years, substantial proven practical or professional experience in sexual and reproductive rights in Africa, subject to the discretion of the Dean, is further required.
  • Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest. A maximum of fifteen students will be accepted for the 2018 academic year.

Application

  • Click here to read about the application process
  • Click here to apply online (please note – you must create an account on the Submittable platform before you can apply)

Course duration (two years)

2020 intake: January 2020 – December 2021

Click here to apply.
For more information, visit Centre for Human Rights.