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Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Job Opportunity at World Vision, Project Coordinator

PROJECT COORDINATOR POSITION DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:

Provide overall coordination of SUSTAIN II project implementation in the district aiming at improving maternal and newborn care services in order to reduce preventable maternal and newborn deaths in the district.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Strategic engagement:

Assist the Program Manager in the oversight of all activities implementation by coordinating all involved stakeholders in the district and in the community.
Create strong linkages among MNCH stakeholders in the district in planning, and implementation of the key safe motherhood and newborn care services in the district.
Provide technical support to CHMTs in designing and implementation of the key safe motherhood and newborn care services in the district.
Support and coordinate all health systems strengthening activities implemented by different partners including trainings, coaching and mentorship Programmes.

Business Relationship and Networks:

Work with Medical Officers and health facility in charges; determine mechanisms to strengthen the community – community volunteer – health facility linkages to improve maternal and newborn care services.
Work closely with District Medical Officer in planning, execution and monitoring MNCH capacity building activities for district level staff, health facility staff and community health workers.
Team Performance management:
Works with the Program Manager to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Build and sustain partnerships for MNCH and provide technical input and participate in collaborative relevant activities.
supervise field staff to ensure quality outputs of staff and fulfillment of Project objectives;
Knowledge Sharing:
Document all processes and outputs of capacity building, coordination and management. of activities to ensure experiences and lessons are well documented for future reference
Develop evidence-based briefing papers, Community Stories and best practices, and other documentation in support of policy initiatives to improve MNCH at National Level
Financial and non-Financial resource management:

Provide oversight and control of administrative and financial management under the guidance of the project manager.

Reporting:
Responsible for coordinating reporting on Project Progress and in monitoring program performance and budget.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training
Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or BSC in Nursing and registered with the nursing council of Tanzania. Candidates with Masters of Public Health have an added advantage.
Candidate must have at least three years of experience of Working in MNCH Project and with the local government in Tanzania.
Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
Prior experience with donor-funded programs.
An understanding of how to effectively carry out technical assistance activities at the local level.
Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
Prior experience with donor-funded programs.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 50% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 3%.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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