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Jobs in Tanzania 2021: New Job Vacancies at Community Concern of Orphans and Development Association (COCODA), 2021

COCODA
Community
Concern of Orphans and Development Association (COCODA) is a
non-governmental organization established in 2000. COCODA’s
establishment as its name suggests, resulted from intensifying concern
among community members in Njombe over the surging number of orphans,
mainly as a consequence to swelling amount of people infected by HIV and
dying from AIDS, majority being adults leaving behind young children
without parents. This trend had a negative impact on social and economic
development. Hence COCODA envisioned to offer effective response to the
situation through providing education to local community on HIV/ AIDS,
supporting orphans and most vulnerable children, providing vocational
skills to youth and establishment of small scale income generating
groups for community sustainable economy.
Meeting
Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a global project
funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which is
dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. It is led
by FHI 360 as prime and has a five-year period of performance from April
15, 2019 to April 14, 2024.

EpiC provides strategic
technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through
barriers to 95-95-95 and improve HIV case-finding, prevention and
linkage to treatment among key and priority populations (PP). In Njombe
region the project is implemented by COCODA in 6 councils (Njombe TC,
Njombe DC, Makambako TC, Wanging’ombe DC, Ludewa DC and Makete DC) to
address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key
and vulnerable populations (KVP) and adolescent girls and young women
(AGYW). The EpiC project works closely with the Government of Tanzania
(GoT) at national and sub-national levels to deliver HIV and other
services tailored to the needs of these groups.

COCODA invites competent and motivated applicant to apply for the following positions below….
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1. Case Managers (3) – Temporary job
Location:
Njombe TC, Makambako TC and Wanging’ombe DC
Position Description:
The
Case Manager will work with Community engagement officer and biomedical
technical officers to implement HIV prevention program targeting
population at risk in the region. He/she will work with team to reach,
serve and maintain Key and Vulnerable population, s/he will monitor the
implementation of case linkages during the process of pre counselling,
post counselling as well as linkages of positive diagnosed KVP to care
and treatment Centre. Will monitor all activities related to community
ART initiation, case retention to care of all identified, diagnosed HIV
positive clients as well as returning to care of all clients who missed
appointment and lost to follow. She/he will be responsible in making
sure that all Navigation process are well established, conducted and
maintained
according to Care and treatment standards.

He/she
will play a key role in ensuring that client centred approach is well
observed and adhered during service provision to KVP positive clients.
She/he will also play a crucial role in supervising and building the
capacity of Peer navigators of key and vulnerable population through
conducting progress review meetings in monthly basis. She/he will be
coordinate the case management team with health facilities and community
for continuum of care. Also, will be responsible in monitoring Gender
based/Intimate partners Violence cases includes status of referral and
linkages. The Case Manager will report to the Biomedical Technical
Officer and work closely with the Regional Senior Technical Officer

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Job details
• Liaise with Districts Community-Based HIV coordinator (DCBHCO)
• Liaise with facilities and peer navigators for enrolment of clients from the community
• Liaise with facilities for retention of clients on ART and provide feedback to facilities
• Manage Client Appointment and ART Refill
• Manage and Track Missed appointment
• Support community-based ART services by managing appointments for refills
• Manage lost to follow and return to care
• Provide mentorship to peer navigators
• Act as a link between peer navigators and facilities
• Supervise peer navigation teams
• Facilitate post GBV linkages and track feedback for GBV survivors
• Tracking and reporting of all completed and non-completed referrals (GBV, STI, HTS AGYW, FP etc)

Daily follow up on cases management by the team, from each service
delivery point in close relationship with Biomedical field officer

Reconcile and compile data into the regional tracking register and the
regional partner listing and outcome register, and maintain it on daily
basis
• Follow up on all open cases who do not have an outcome yet
and ensure that all escorted / tracked beneficiaries receive an outcome
• Conduct sites visits for at least 70% of the time

Working with Data manager/M&E Officer to report tracking and
partner listing and outcome data to the MER team in the region using
referral from feedback (Vibutu)
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports related to tracking services and partner notification and success stories, as needed
• Participate in meetings at CSO level and related CHMTs meetings
• Document best practices for linkage for KVP
• Perform other duties as assigned by line manager

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Qualifications and experience
• Diploma or bachelor’s degree in clinical management, nursing, social work, counselling and psychology
• At least one-year experience in case management for community-based HIV services.
• Prior experience in working with literate and non-literate audiences; experience in participatory methods
• Experience on KVP program is an added advantage
• Experience in supervising a field team

Interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work in a team
• Computer skills in basic applications example Ms excel, Ms word etc.

2. Data Clerks (1 Positions)
Location
: Ludewa DC (1)
Roles & Responsibilities
The data clerks will be expected to perform the following data duties;
• Enter all Community engagement and biomedical data on a program database on daily bases.
• Ensure that all files are arranged in a convenient system so that they can be retrieved quickly.

Master all M&E tools and provide orientation to project staff for
proper data monitoring to ensure good quality data are collected
• Provide on job training on data management to Peer Educators and Providers
• Ensure that files and other documents are stored safely and well arranged in an organized manner.
• Ensure that data room is always clean and free of dust and other harmful materials.
• Coordinate with M & E Officer to ensure the quality of data.
• Prepare and send appropriate data reports to USAID EPIC regional office as per official requirements.
• Receive data tools from Peer Educators and Health providers for proper compilation, organization and storage.

Qualification and experience
• Degree/diploma in records management/or any related field.
• Proven experiences as data entry clerk.
• Fast typing skills.
• Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheet (MS Office Excel, Word etc).
• Basic understanding of databases.
• High level of confidentiality.
• Organizational skills.
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MODE OF APPLICATION:
Candidates are required to mention the ‘Position Title’ on the envelope or on the subject line of the e-mail.
All
applicants MUST attach cover letter and their updated Curriculum Vitae
with certified copies of academic certificates as supporting documents
to their applications. All applications should be submitted not later
than 1600 HRS of 25th May 2021 by email, to: hr@cocoda.or.tz
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
COMMUNITY CONCERNS OF ORPHANS AND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (COCODA)
P.O.BOX 712, NJOMBE – TANZANIA.
Web: www.cocoda.or.tz
Warning: Please
avoid deception agents, COCODA charges no cost for any job position
advertised. COCODA enhances equal opportunity to all qualified
candidates.

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