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9 New Career Opportunities at PACT Tanzania

Position: Gender and Youth Coordinator (6 Posts)
PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 5.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 6
Job Opening date : 30-Sep-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019
Job Description
Location Kyela DC, MBeya CC, Muleba DC, Shinyanga MC, Kahama TC and Ushetu DC
Reporting To Cluster Technical Manager/CSO Program Manager
Pact Overview
Pact is working in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, Railway Children Africa, and Ifakara Health Institute on a five-year (2016- 2021) USAID/PEPFAR funded project to enhance the strengths of families caring for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The project, USAID Kizazi Kipya, works towards USAID’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) goal of 90-90-90, where 90 of people know their HIV status, 90 of those positive are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90 of those receiving ART achieve viral suppression. The overall goal of the program is to improve the health and social wellbeing of OVC, young people, and their families through strategic service delivery support.

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DREAMS stands for Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe. DREAMS partnership is an ambitious effort to decrease HIV incidence in adolescent girls and young women using a multi-faceted and layered approaches in DREAMS districts. PEPFAR Tanzania in partnership with TACAIDS, National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Reproductive and Child Health Services (RCHS), UNICEF and President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) has worked closely to identify target areas, and tailored evidence-based responses to reduce vulnerability of adolescent girls in priority regions. Pact Tanzania implements the DREAMS intervention in 8 councils namely; Mbeya CC, Kyela DC, Shinyanga MC, Shinyanga DC, Msalala DC, Ushetu DC, Kahama TC and Muleba DC.
Position Purpose
The Gender and Youth Coordinator serves as an active member of the program team for the implementation of Pact’s Kizazi Kipya project. The coordinator will ensure the technical cohesion of project integration, strengthening age and gender appropriate HIV/AIDS-related and other services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, live hoods and psychosocial well-being. This position will lead the implementation of DREAMS activities and any other youth HIV prevention activities in respective clusters under the USAID Kizazi Kipya project in targeted councils.
The six (6) coordinators will be seconded at the CSO offices in the councils implementing DREAMS interventions so as to closely monitor all gender and youth related intervention with most focus on monitoring the DREAMS activities i.e. in-school intervention for 9-14 girls, HIV prevention- SRH interventions for 9-17 girls and boys, vocational scholarships for 15-17 girls, Furaha parenting program for adolescents and their caregivers, gender related sessions for caregivers etc.

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Responsibilities;
The Gender and Youth Coordinators must develop a close working relationship with the sub-grantees providing OVC services at the community level, LGAs, teachers, vocational centers and beneficiaries. The coordinator will be responsible for
1) DREAMS activities Management, Monitoring, and Reporting
• Lead timely enrollment of the DREAMS 10-14 AGYW and ensure verification of the existence of these enrolled girls within the DREAMS targeted schools.
• Ensure HURU teachers trainings have been conducted in all targeted schools, HURU Sessions have been conducted and attendance registers have been filled for every girl attending the session.
• Ensure distribution of materials to beneficiaries who have completed HURU sessions such as educational subsidies and reusable sanitary kits; ensure quality of materials are verified prior to distribution and proper documentation is collected from beneficiaries.
• Ensure Furaha Parenting Program has been delivered to DREAMS 10-14 girls who are/have also received HURU intervention. And ensure participation and quality delivery of the program sessions.
• Work closely with the hired chaperones supporting DREAMS girls at the vocational centers to ensure girls complete their courses and receive their business start-up kits at the completion of their courses.
• Support CSOs to ensure all DREAMS girls’ households are visited by CCWs on monthly services and receive case management services similar to other general Kizazi Kipya OVC.
• Ensure management of proper documentation of all DREAMS girls from enrollment to service delivery forms to ensure easy verification of the services provided.
• Regularly monitor project activities and use data to improve project quality and implementation; pro-actively identify implementation challenges and help to develop and implement practical solutions within a timely manner.
• Regularly monitor the AGYPREV indicator which requires layering of services for enrolled DREAMS girls (i.e. ensuring the DREAM girls get the required multiple services so as to complete a primary package of service). This will include tracking of data entry to ensure there is layering of services provided to DREAM girls.
• Submit written updates to the CSO program manager and Technical Cluster Manager for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
• Document lessons learnt and best practices for experience sharing and replication.

2) Supervision and provision of Technical oversight to CSO- DREAMS Coordinators
• Serve as the technical point person and mentor to sub grantees on educational support, life skills, HIV prevention and reproductive health education to adolescents; prevention and response to Violence against Children (VAC) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) this requires technical expertise on evidence-based programming in these areas and experience in working on programs targeting youth.
• Co-develop work plans and action plans with sub grantees and monitor their progress and achievement towards targets.
• In close collaboration with sub grantees, provide quarterly support-supervision mentoring visits to the field to assure activities adhere to guidance and SOPs and high-quality services are reaching targeted adolescents.

3) Training and project tools dissemination
•Disseminate guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate the implementation of high quality, age appropriate and gender sensitive services to adolescents.
• Facilitate high quality trainings and cascade trainings to relevant staff at CSOs and other project stakeholders.
• Make use of the developed tools for CSOs to better track progression of youth interventions such as organized spreadsheets schedules of sexual reproductive health outreaches, etc. so that CSOs and cluster teams can help monitor activity progress.

4) Partnership and coordination
• Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and adolescent in the core areas of sexual reproductive health, VAC/GBV issues, livelihoods, life skills, employability etc.
• Work in partnership with regional and local government authorities as appropriate.
• Work closely with M&E staff to ensure collection and submission of high-quality data and closely monitor data to better understand progress of activities and target supportive supervision based on performance.
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Cluster Technical Manager.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in public health, social work, or other related field
• At least 5 years of solid experience working in youth programming and community development;
• Knowledge in evidence based youth programming for HIV prevention;
• Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly in GBV;
• Experience of working with VETA or vocational training institutions, primary schools/formal education system, and health facilities;
• Thorough understanding of the global and national efforts around youth;
• Experience in participatory approach including community mobilization and youth engagement;
• Experience of working with teams in remote locations;
• Experience facilitating highly effective trainings with demonstrated skill transfer to participants;
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.
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Position: Gender and Youth Officer (1 Post)
PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 5.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Job Opening date : 30-Sep-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019
Job Description
Location Dar es Salaam
Reporting To Gender and Youth Integration Advisor

Pact Overview
Pact is working in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, Railway Children Africa, and Ifakara Health Institute on a five-year (2016- 2021) USAID/PEPFAR funded project to enhance the strengths of families caring for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The project, USAID Kizazi Kipya, works towards USAID’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) goal of 90-90-90, where 90 of people know their HIV status, 90 of those positive are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90 of those receiving ART achieve viral suppression. The overall goal of the program is to improve the health and social wellbeing of OVC, young people, and their families through strategic service delivery support.

DREAMS stands for Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe. DREAMS partnership is an ambitious effort to decrease HIV incidence in adolescent girls and young women using a multi-faceted and layered approaches in DREAMS districts. PEPFAR Tanzania in partnership with TACAIDS, National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Reproductive and Child Health Services (RCHS), UNICEF and President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) has worked closely to identify target areas, and tailored evidence-based responses to reduce vulnerability of adolescent girls in priority regions. Pact Tanzania implements the DREAMS intervention in 8 councils namely; Mbeya CC, Kyela DC, Shinyanga MC, Shinyanga DC, Msalala DC, Ushetu DC, Kahama TC and Muleba DC.

Position Purpose
The Gender and Youth Officer serves as an active member of the program team for the implementation of Pact’s Kizazi Kipya project. The officer will ensure the technical cohesion of project integration, strengthening age- appropriate HIV/AIDS-related and other services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, live hoods and psychosocial well-being. This position will supervise the implementations of all DREAMS activities and any other youth HIV prevention interventions in all clusters under the USAID Kizazi Kipya project in targeted councils. The officer will be positioned in Pact Dar es Salaam Office so as to oversee all DREAMS related activities in all 8 DREAMS councils and support Gender and Youth Integration Advisor with following up on other gender and youth based intervention in all Kizazi Kipya targeted councils.

Responsibilities;
The officer will be responsible for
1) DREAMS activities Management, Monitoring, and Reporting
• Ensure close coordination of the implementation and technical quality for the project’s DREAMS activities in all 8 DREAMS councils including ensuring completion of DREAMS enrollment, implementation of HURU sexual and reproductive health, distribution of HURU sanitary kits and education subsidies for in-school OVC girls and parenting interventions for caregivers of adolescents age 10-14. Also coordinate scholarships completion and startup kits provision for out of school OVC girls age 15-17.
• Work closely with Senior M&E Officer and Cluster M&E Coordinator to regularly monitor each project activities and use data to improve project quality and implementation; pro-actively identify implementation challenges and help to develop and implement practical solutions within a timely manner.
• Work closely with Senior M&E Officer and Cluster M&E Coordinator to regularly monitor the AGYPREV indicator which requires layering of services for enrolled DREAMS girls (i.e. ensuring the DREAMS girls get the required multiple services so as to complete a primary package of service). This will include tracking of data entry to ensure there is layering of services provided to DREAMS girls.
• Follow up on the support provided by chaperones to DREAMS girls at the vocational centers and compile Chaperones’ monthly reports provided by the Cluster Technical Managers.
• Submit written updates to the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor for inclusion on monthly basis and during the quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
• Participate in national level DREAMS partners, government, and other stakeholders to ensure coordination and attend national level DREAMS related meetings, workshops, etc.

2) Support supervision of various youth and gender approaches across the project.
• Co-develop work plans and action plans with Gender and Youth Integration Advisor and monitor their progress and achievement towards targets.
• Serve as support to the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor for the roll out of the HIV Prevention Interventions both in-school and out of school girls and boys age 10-14 and 15-17 such as monitoring school attendance and progression, roll out of the 3 HIV Prevention Modules for 9-14 and National ASRH curriculum for 15-17.
• Facilitate activities to help project and CSO staff improve their own gender attitudes and beliefs and raise awareness about gender dynamics and gender based violence, and develop skills for integrating gender considerations into project activities.
• Support coordination of the GBV/VAC Dialogue toolkit, to be adapted from evidence based approaches, for use by VSLG groups and other project platforms to facilitate community dialogues on perceptions of violence and harmful practices against women and children.
• Work with the project Clusters TSC- Case Management & Child Protection to ensure that the case management approach is tailored to the needs of all targeted adolescents.
• Provide quarterly support-supervision mentoring visits to the field to assure activities adhere to guidance and SOPs and high-quality services are reaching targeted adolescents.

3) Training and project tools dissemination
• Facilitate high quality trainings and cascade trainings to relevant staff at Cluster, CSOs and other project stakeholders.
• Disseminate guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate the implementation of high quality, age appropriate and gender sensitive services to adolescents.
• Support in development of tools for better tracking of progression of youth interventions such as organized spreadsheets schedules of sexual reproductive health outreaches, etc. so CSOs and cluster teams can help monitor activity progress.

4) Cross-cutting responsibilities
• Help to define the project learning agenda on youth and gender, including working with M&E team on defining critical data to be collected, and on analysis of data.
• Collect the documented lessons learnt and best practices in youth and gender for experience sharing and replication.
• Stay up to date on state-of-the-art and evidence-based approaches in gender and youth, and work to integrate these into project activities.
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in public health, social work, or other related field
• At least 5 years’ experience in an HIV-focused field position that included gender and youth; PEPFAR experience preferred.
• Strong technical knowledge of national and international gender guidelines and policies.
• Strong technical knowledge of national and international youth programming guidelines and
policies.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt policies, frameworks, and program analyses into actionable steps for implementation at community level which are appropriate for the OVC adolescents and caregivers.
• Experience with creating strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders including local government, CSOs and community members.
• Demonstrated experience with using M&E data for program monitoring and decision-making, and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements.
• Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English, including writing high quality reports.
• Excellent training and mentorship skills in working with adult learners.
• Creative thinker and energetic team player
• Able and willing to travel throughout Tanzania.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.
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Position: Logistic Assistant/Driver (1 Post)
PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 2.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Job Opening date : 01-Oct-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019
Job Description
Location Dar es Salaam
Reporting To Administration Officer

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalised discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Pact Tanzania is a field office of “Pact” an international non-governmental and non-profit making organization with its headquarters in Washington DC. Pact Tanzania exists to build local capacity to enable systematic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy and enjoy the benefit nature provides.

Position Purpose

To safely operate Pact Tanzania vehicles efficiently and to provide administrative assistance to the Pact office as needed.

Responsibilities;
• Safely operate Pact vehicles in accordance to Tanzanian traffic laws
• Maintain fuel, mileage and maintenance logs for the vehicles
• Ensure that vehicles are maintained in good running order
• Assist with office administrative support such as photocopying, filing, binding of documents, filling, etc., as needed
• Conduct deliveries, airport pick-ups and messenger services efficiently by taking the most direct routing.
• Advise staff on safe driving policy when necessary
• Ensure the vehicle is clean and in good condition all the time
• Assist Administration Officer on other fleet management and operations issues.
• Act as a backup driver when there is a need of immediate driver in cluster and Dar main offices.

Preferred Qualifications
• High School diploma/Form IV Certificate or equivalent qualification
• Certification from a reputable Driver’s Education School
• Class C drivers license

Experience and Skills
• At least two years experience as a driver/messenger, with preference for experience with USAID or other donors.
• Safe driving record
• Must be well acquainted with basic knowledge on vehicle parts and be able to diagnose vehicle related faults at first place.
• Long distance driving experience
• Good oral communication ability.
• Polite, easy going, ability to work with variety of different people and cultures
• Ability to work after normal working hours to transport staff/consultants to airport and other locations.
• Strong language capability in both Kiswahili and English.
• Must be honest and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity.
• Ability to write a work-related report.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.
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PACT Tanzania | Senior Technical Advisor

Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Job Vacancies at PACT Tanzania, 2019

AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Position: Senior Technical Advisor

PACT – TANZANIA

Experience : 8.0 Year(s)

No. of Position : 1

Job closing date : 30-Sep-2019

Location Dar es Salaam

Reporting To Deputy Chief of Party – Kizazi Kipya Project

Pact Overview

Pact is working in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, the Aga Khan Foundation, Railway Children Africa, and the Ifakara Health Institute on a five-year (2016- 2021) USAID/PEPFAR funded project to enhance the strengths of families caring for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The overall goal of the program is to improve the health and social wellbeing of OVC, young people, and their families through strategic service delivery support. Pact will provide financial and technical support to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for direct project implementation.

Position Purpose

Serve as an active member of the program team for the implementation of Pacts Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) activities. The Senior Technical Advisor oversees and guides the technical advisors in the implementation of the project. This includes the promotion of quality and timely project management as well as intra- and interdepartmental coordination and collaboration. The Senior Technical Advisor will focus 50 of level of effort on HIV related programming; the remaining 50 level of effort will be dedicated to other technical areas including supervising about seven technical advisors and other Kizazi Kipya project responsibilities.

Responsibilities;

Technical Advisory Responsibilities

• Provide technical support and management of the project in OVC care and support, HIV services, violence prevention and response, early childhood and adolescent development, education, child labor, and children living and working in the streets, and community strengthening.

• Provide leadership in the areas including, but not limited to implementing and monitoring bi- directional referral systems; rolling out and ensuring high quality OVC case management tools and training; work with quality improvement advisor to develop and monitor quality improvement plans; ensuring alignment to PEPFAR’s Site Improvement Monitoring System; developing and ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures and job aids.

• With the HIV Integration Advisor, develop and implement strategies to target high risk HIV exposed infants for enrollment, improve pediatric case findings, strengthen linkages to HIV services, and continue to closely collaborate with care and treatment partners to ensure timely delivery of HIV services to project beneficiaries.

• Ensure high quality facilitation of training and systematic post-training supportive supervision and mentoring to Pact staff and implementing partner staff.

• Ensure overall technical integration of services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psychosocial well-being

• Provide technical management to sub-awardees in the consortium in the following intervention areas HIV and sexual reproductive health services, education services, particularly Early Childhood Development; and youth livelihoods and employment

• Promote integration and cross fertilization of ideas and information technical areas and oversee initiatives to promote and strengthen knowledge management

• Provide high-quality technical guidance and support that is grounded in the program’s strategic objectives and adheres to expected technical quality and reporting requirements

• Mentor technical advisors as appropriate and ensure international best practice is integrated into program design and implementation

Program Management, Monitoring, and Learning

• Provide guidance and monitor monthly progress towards key indicators, problem solve with advisors, cluster teams and M&E staff if targets are not achieved.

• Monitor workplan to ensure technical initatives and plans are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.

• Work within the team to write quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports. This will include compiling, cleaning and copyediting reports from the advisors.

• Support project teams to maintain relationships and close coordination with counterparts in partner organizations

• Cooperate and promote collaboration with the Programs, Grants & Contracts, Finance, and M&E teams

• Assist the Deputy Chief of Party on providing directions to the Technical Integrated Cluster managers at the project zonal levels

• Ensure proper implementation of Pact’s performance management systems for direct reports. This can include proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, and coaching.

• Contribute to development and management of a learning agenda and evidence building strategy for the project, particularly in the areas of referrals and linkages to ensure continuum of care, ART adherence and care retention of HIV positive OVC, youth livelihoods and employment strategies, gender transformative interventions

• Write abstracts to highlight programmatic results for submission to conferences, forums, etc.

• Travel to the field to provide technical & monitoring support, as needed

Representation and Strategic Direction

• Represent the project in relevant meetings and visits with stakeholders, including partners, donors, and government as needed
• Present quarterly progress to USAID and participate in various meeting with donors and other donor-funded implementing partners
• Write and compile annual workplans aligning with PEPFAR COP guidance in collaboration with other team members (advisors, M&E, and consortium members)
• Closely collaborate with implementing partners, on complementary activities including but not limited to partners working in the following areas care and treatment, economic strengthening, education, case management, parenting, and child protection.
• Develop responses to ad hoc donor requests

Preferred Qualifications
• Degree in medicine, public health, nursing, or equivalent at a master’s level.
• 8 years of relevant work experience
• Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania; solid understanding of evidenced- based HIV case identification especially for children, care and treatment and prevention interventions.
• Experience in working with HIV care and treatment clinics (CTCs) and partners implementing care and treatment interventions in health facilities.
• Technical expertise in OVC care and support, violence prevention and response, early childhood and adolescent development, education, child labor, and children living and working in the streets, and community strengthening will be an added advantage
• Demonstrated ability and experience in several of the following implementing and monitoring bi- directional referral systems; rolling out and ensuring high quality services to beneficiaries, developing tools to ensure quality trainings (including step down trainings); developing and monitoring quality improvement plans; ensuring alignment to PEPFAR’s Site Improvement Monitoring System; developing and ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures and job aids
• Proven ability to provide technical guidance to sub-awardees including international NGOs in the consortium to ensure integration of services
• Experience in using data for decision making to improve programming
• Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
• Technical understanding of PEPFAR 3.0 and USAID indicators and managing for performance
• Ability to travel regularly and at short notice
• At least 7 years of project management experience in developing country setting
• Fluency in English
• A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast-paced environment

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

Job Opportunity at Tetra Tech ARD, Water Supply QA/QC Advisor

Tetra Tech ARD, Inc. a US – based international development firm is implementing the USAID Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiatives (WARIDI) which seeks to achieve improvements in health, water resources management, agriculture, climate change adaption and the environment in Tanzania, Tetra Tech is advertising for the position of Water Supply Quality Assurance/Quality Control Advisor to be based in Morogoro for the duration of one (1) year. All applicants should be Tanzanian citizens and be fluent in Swahili and English. The position is immediately available. Candidates must be able to work in a multi – cultural, multi – ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender. Women are encouraged to apply.

WATER SUPPLY QA/QC ADVISOR, WARIDI Morogoro, Tanzania

Position Summary:

Tetra Tech ARD is the prime implementing partner for the USAID/Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) with major subcontractor Winrock International. The Water Supply QA/QC Advisor will help monitor field-level activities that are focused on water supply construction. S/He will report to the Chief of Party and closely coordinate and support activities with the engineering team, providing analyses and reviews of construction activities at key points in the construction management schedule. S/he will play a critical role in tracking and advising Tetra Tech ARD and Winrock management on construction activities to ensure successful and timely implementation.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Advisor will report to the COP and liaise directly with the DCOP, Water Services Technical Lead and WASH Technical Advisor or their designees as directed. S/he will have the following principle responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted technical civil engineering support as needed to water supply projects, sharing openly with COP, DCOP, Water Services Technical Lead and WASH Technical Advisor insights and recommendations to ensure success,
  • Review and monitor construction activities related to in-process water supply projects in close coordination with Winrock International.
  • Support identification and monitoring construction management and quality issues and provide thoughtful, detailed and actionable recommendations for timely resolution to construction management challenges,
  • Cross-check field construction activities in relationship to surveys and construction designs as appropriate.
  • Monitor and support engineers on environmental issues to ensure WARIDI is in compliance with the WARIDI Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Plan (EMMP) and is following best practices on environmental health and safety,
  • Visit construction sites on a regular basis and provide useful reports on compliance to quality standards for field work.
  • Review plans and specifications for water projects for compliance with quality standards and prepare recommendations to support continuous improvement in quality assurance and quality control areas,
  • Strategically and effectively support reviews of progress for water supply projects throughout implementation.
  • Provide solution-oriented recommendations to address identified construction issues,
  • Prepare and provide quality and timely technical reports each week on observations, recommendations, and conclusions as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in activities related to monitoring, evaluating and reporting of project progress in coordination with WARIDI’s monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) team.
  • Facilitate the inspection, verification and confirmation for work in progress and for completed projects by partners as directed in close coordination with Winrock International.
  • Build and maintain a continuous interactive exchange of information with the COP, DCOP, Water Services Technical Lead, WASH Technical Advisor and other team members,
  • Where necessary represent WARIDI at water related technical meetings as directed by the COP,

Qualifications:

(MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS)

EDUCATION: Relevant graduate degree in Civil engineering, construction management, hydrology or related field,

WORK EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in the construction management sector as it relates to rural water supply in Tanzania. Experience managing donor-funded projects in Tanzania and/or East Africa. Experience in building and effectively supervising a diverse team of employees. Experience building capacity of local organizations. Exceptional and demonstrated management, organizational, conceptual, strategic and analytical skills in construction management.

SKILLS: Excellent knowledge of various water supply assessments, designs and systems in Tanzania. Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of social awareness on sensitive issues in the field. Familiarity with Tanzania and USAID environmental laws and regulations. Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritize with competing deadlines and priorities. Strong organizational skills with ability to analyze and understand complex construction projects at both high- and detailed-levels. Experience partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations, including Tanzanian and US government officials, local communities, local NGOs, consultants, international agencies and donor organizations. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving and ethical management.

LANGUAGES: Strong command of the English and Kiswahili Languages (written & oral)


GENERAL: Be a team member, Be trustworthy, be reliable, Be self-motivated. Having the ability to be multi-tasked and efficiently respond to the needs of the project support and technical staff.

Interested and qualified candidates should email their current curriculum vitae (CV) and 3 references to: jobs4waridi@gmail.com Subject of the email should include “WARIDI Water Supply QA/QC Advisor”. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be hired as soon as they are available. Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience,

This position is open to Tanzania candidates only. Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all encourage applications from women and under represented groups. Tetra be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for submission of applications: 11th October 2019 at 16:00hrs

Nafasi za kazi Enza Zaden, Technical Manager

Technical Manager  

We are looking for a Technical Manager, who wants to become part of our high-tech vegetable seed production station in Tanzania.

What are you going to do as a Technical Manager?
The Technical Manager is positioned within our technical team in Tanzania. As a Technical Manager you are responsible for all maintenance and construction at the farm.

You stimulate innovation and you are always open for ways to improve technical processes all in the right order of priority. From that perspective and beyond maintenance only you will coordinate all improvement (new build and revision for example) projects at the farm making sure value is added every day.
The main task of the Technical Manager is to make sure all machines and technical installations are well kept and operational. You will also assist with the construction of buildings and implementation of the installations. You are the technical sparring partner of the General Manager during the development of new technical projects.

The main duties of this role will include:

  • Schedule preventative and reoccurring maintenance tasks with the use of our software package.
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical & electrical defects.
  • Ensure that all staff within the technical department fully understand and comply with company and statutory requirements in terms of Health & Safety and operating procedures.
  • Ensure with the technical team that targets are met and achieved.
  • Trains technical staff to work with the various high-tech equipment.
  • To fulfill these tasks you will work with two direct assistants and a team of about 25 persons who are under your direct responsibility.

Your power
We want to meet a Technical Manager with great people and management skills who has the ambition to grow beyond and become an important leader of our plant in Tanzania. You feel right at home in a manufacturing and technical environment and you are focused on collaboration. Your flexibility and adaptiveness enable you to work with people of a different culture. You excel in planning, organising and project management keeping an eye on efficiency and costs making sure you are getting the best of your technical team. You have a Bachelor degree in electrical or mechanical engineering and at least 3 years of relevant leadership experience.

Requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or comparable).
  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a Manager in in a comparable maintenance related environment.
  • You have a pragmatic approach.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • Tanzanians are stimulated to apply.
  • You have affinity with agriculture/horticulture.

Our power
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers.

Our goal is to grant people access to healthy vegetables. Anywhere in the world. Every day, more than 460 million people worldwide eat our vegetables. So, we are getting there … but there is still enough work to be done! Of course, we look further than present needs. In 2050, when there will be about 10 billion inhabitants on our planet, we also want to make sure that people have access to healthy vegetables.

To achieve this, our vegetable breeders work with the best that nature offers. Supported by state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. And that is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes at least 6 years. We focus on higher yield, resistance to diseases and pests and climate extremes such as heat and drought. And on taste, shelf life and nutrients. The results? Strong, healthy tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer. In short, sustainability is truly in our DNA.

Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues all over the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family business, where around 2000 employees from more than 40 nationalities closely work together in international teams.

Interested?
Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below. More information:

Martine Rook, Recruiter, +31228 784 638

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2 Job Opportunity at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Regional Technical Officer

Regional Technical Officer (2 Positions)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a fulltime: Regional Technical Officer (2 positions) for the ASCENT Project

Duty Station: Arusha, Mwanza, Geita and Mbeya – Tanzania

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.

ASCENT Project Background:
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) leads the ASCENT (Adherence Support Coalition to End TB) project, the new Unitaid-funded 3.5 year project that will implement digital adherence technology (DAT) interventions in five key countries (Ethiopia, the Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania, and Ukraine) in order to enable innovative new patient-centered, optimized TB care pathways for all types of TB (DS-TB, DR-TB, LTBI) and support the growing global momentum towards the use of these technologies.

Purpose of the position
As a Regional Technical Officer, you will support the implementation of the ASCENT project activities in the region. You will provide first line technical support to the health facility in-charges and the first point of contact for regional health management team. You support the project with the planning and facilitating of all trainings and workshops.

Place in the organization
The Regional Technical Officer reports to the ASCENT Project Manager.

As Regional Technical Officer you will:

Support activities around the technical configuration and implementation of digital adherence technology in the region
Support engagement with regional health system officials regarding service delivery, supply chain, ICT departments in the region
Act as point of contact for districts, health facilities and fieldworkers, coordinating project support as needed in the region
Provide first line technical support to health facility in-charges and fieldworkers (basic troubleshooting, escalation to Technical Coordinator as needed) in the region
Plan and facilitate trainings and workshops in the region (including logistics)
Conduct monthly district/facility visits to monitor and support technology implementation (includes travel to other project sites)
Prepare reports on data collected via the adherence technology platform for the region
Any other duties as assigned by the program manager

Required profile:
Education

Relevant degree in public health, project management, IT systems, or another related field

Knowledge/Experience

Experience in implementing and/or use of digital technology solutions
Knowledge on TB
(Preferably) Experience working on health-related projects
Affinity with digital technologies
Experience providing technology support and/or background in IT
Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audience
Experience working with a wide range of stakeholders at local community, district, and regional levels.
Behavioral competencies and skills

Strong communicator to partners & stakeholders at all levels
Strong computer skills and knowledge
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Swahili
Excellent presentation skills.
Service-minded towards partners and stakeholders and with a flexible attitude

What do we offer?

A full time (40 hours) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract;
An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own HR Manual.

Application and Information
You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, before October 4th 2019.

Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website. Applications that are sent to recruit email account are not taken into consideration.

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Employment vacancies at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation


KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a fulltime: M&E Officer for the ASCENT Project
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable
tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.
ASCENT Project Background:
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) leads the ASCENT (Adherence Support Coalition to End TB) project, the new Unitaid-funded 3.5 year project that will implement digital adherence technology (DAT) interventions in five key countries (Ethiopia, the Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania, and Ukraine) in order to enable innovative new patient-centered, optimized TB care pathways for all types of TB (DS-TB, DR-TB, LTBI) and support the growing global momentum towards the use of these technologies.
Purpose of the position
The M&E Officer is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of project implementation to improve performance and impact, as well as to document and communicate project achievements and lessons learned. S/he works in close collaboration with the ASCENT project team in-country as well as in the Netherlands.
Place in the organization
The M&E Officer reports to the ASCENT Project Manager
As the M&E Officer you will:
Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Provide overall coordination and implementation of project’s Monitoring and Evaluation activities
  • Oversee and execute M&E activities included in the Country Operational Plan (COP) and overall project logframe;
  • Ensure alignment with project strategy, annual targets and incorporation of M&E activities in the COP;
  • Contribute to the development of annual country operational plans;
  • Provide Technical Assistance (TA) on M&E to participating health facilities and other stakeholders;
  • Monitor project implementation with a focus on project indicators and quality data;
  • Promote a results-based and patient-centered approach to monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and impacts;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated progress reports;
  • Conducts visits to the project sites to monitor activities implementation;
  • Assists the ASCENT project team in the analysis and interpretation of data and presentation of results in tabular and graphic forms.

Communication

  • Gather information about the project and transform this into content appropriate for multiple audiences and stakeholders and adjust/modify for different multimedia channels (e.g. success stories);
  • Maintaining and creating innovative content for our social media channels;
  • Initiate and coordinate the production of photo’s, video’s and graphics;
  • Develop an annual (content) calendar with important communication moments;
  • Assist with creating and guiding media coverage for ASCENT activities, news and events;
  • Be the first contact for local media, and get well acquainted with national media and platforms that can help tell the project stories;
  • Be responsible for maintaining an up-to-date press overview;
  • Document and communicate project achievements and lessons learned in various instruments including project reports.

Who are we looking for?
Education

  • Masters’ degree in relevant field.

Knowledge/experience

  • Knowledge of and experience in Monitoring & Evaluation of projects/programs in the field of Public Health;
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and reporting results using analysis packages from basic Excel (pivot tables) to more robust statistical programs (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, etc.) and other platforms (NVivo, mapping software, ODK collect, etc.);
  • Experience in training and facilitation;
  • Knowledge of the field of media, communications and public relations, including communication strategies, -processes and –resources;
  • Experience in writing engaging success stories that can be directed and tailored to different audiences;
  • You love to write and delve in to complex ideas and you have an ability to take those complex ideas and turn them into engaging and understandable content;
  • Knowledge of filming, editing, photography, vlogging is considered a great plus.

Behavioral competencies and skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload;
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in English.

What do we offer?

  • A full time (40 hours) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract;
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
  • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
  • The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own HR Manual.


Application and Information
You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, before October 4th 2019.
Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website. Applications that are sent to recruit email account are not taken into consideration.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a fulltime: Regional Technical Officer (2 positions) for the ASCENT Project

Duty Station: Arusha, Mwanza, Geita and Mbeya – Tanzania
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the deadliest infectious disease in the world. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.
ASCENT Project Background:
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) leads the ASCENT (Adherence Support Coalition to End TB) project, the new Unitaid-funded 3.5 year project that will implement digital adherence technology (DAT) interventions in five key countries (Ethiopia, the Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania, and Ukraine) in order to enable innovative new patient-centered, optimized TB care pathways for all types of TB (DS-TB, DR-TB, LTBI) and support the growing global momentum towards the use of these technologies.
Purpose of the position
As a Regional Technical Officer, you will support the implementation of the ASCENT project activities in the region. You will provide first line technical support to the health facility in-charges and the first point of contact for regional health management team. You support the project with the planning and facilitating of all trainings and workshops.
Place in the organization
The Regional Technical Officer reports to the ASCENT Project Manager.

As
Regional Technical Officer you will:

  • Support activities around the technical configuration and implementation of digital adherence technology in the region
  • Support engagement with regional health system officials regarding service delivery, supply chain, ICT departments in the region
  • Act as point of contact for districts, health facilities and fieldworkers, coordinating project support as needed in the region
  • Provide first line technical support to health facility in-charges and fieldworkers (basic troubleshooting, escalation to Technical Coordinator as needed) in the region
  • Plan and facilitate trainings and workshops in the region (including logistics)
  • Conduct monthly district/facility visits to monitor and support technology implementation (includes travel to other project sites)
  • Prepare reports on data collected via the adherence technology platform for the region
  • Any other duties as assigned by the program manager

Required profile:
Education

  • Relevant degree in public health, project management, IT systems, or another related field

Knowledge/Experience

  • Experience in implementing and/or use of digital technology solutions
  • Knowledge on TB
  • (Preferably) Experience working on health-related projects
  • Affinity with digital technologies
  • Experience providing technology support and/or background in IT
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audience
  • Experience working with a wide range of stakeholders at local community, district, and regional levels.

Behavioral competencies and skills

  • Strong communicator to partners & stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Swahili
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Service-minded towards partners and stakeholders and with a flexible attitude


What do we offer?

  • A full time (40 hours) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract;
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
  • A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
  • The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own HR Manual.


Application and Information
You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references, before October 4th 2019.
Please note that we only consider the applications that are received through the KNCV website. Applications that are sent to recruit email account are not taken into consideration.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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.

New Job Vacancies at PSI Tanzania


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.