6 Employment opportunities at Jhpiego



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 positions.

Senior Grants Officer [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:
The Senior Grants Officer (SGO) will be responsible for oversight and management of the sub grants under Jhpiego/Tanzania’s USAID Boresha Afya program. S/he advises and assists in the design, development, and oversight of the sub-grants management policies, procedures and practices. Provides guidance and interpretation of grants policy for program staff as well as grantees. Assist the Grants manager to analyze and evaluates grant applications, and awards to ensure adherence to grants management policies and donor requirements and work closely with the technical team to analyze work plans, budget estimates, and Milestones for reasonableness and consistency. He/she will be required to travel to the field to conduct compliance visits from time to time
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, project management or related field [Master’s degree preferred]
  • Professional training related to grants management is an added advantage
  • Minimum of five (5) years of post-qualification experience in grants management position in a reputable NGO or development agency.
  • Program management skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills – Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with staff at all levels
  • Tax Knowledge – In depth knowledge of Tanzania income tax regulations
  • Understanding of USAID rules and regulations
  • Supervisory skills- Ability to Mentor and train other Finance staff
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledge of sub awards and mandatory award requirements
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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Study Coordinator [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:
The Studies Coordinator will be responsible for oversight and quality assurance for all activities of the studies as per protocol and guidance from the principal investigator. S(he) will be responsible for ensuring that studies sites have data collection tools and coordinating data collection, entry, cleaning and storage in the secure Jhpiego database. S(he) will serve as a point of communication and coordination between study teams, project technical staff, R/CHMTs, study consultants, Research Assistants/data collectors, and facility/community leadership during study implementation. The coordinator will be required to develop and manage study implementation framework and plans to capture all necessary studies deliverables and provide effective, accurate and timely reporting of all study activities.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in conducting and/or coordinating research
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with behavioral surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling methods, report writing
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications. Knowledge of statistical packages is an added advantage.
  • Team player with experience in working in teams, managing multi-cultural staff, team building and coordination skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and report writing skills.
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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Technical Officer, Midwifery [One position based in Kagera]
Position Overview:
The Midwifery Technical Officer provides technical and programmatic support to Maternal and Newborn health (MNH) interventions in the respective regions, including the assessment, implementation, and monitoring of training programs and clinical services. The officer works closely with R/CHMTs to ensure delivery of quality maternal and newborn care services in health facilities as per USAID Boresha Afya Project strategies and work plan. This includes capacity building on midwifery for service providers through training, coaching and mentoring; implementation of service protocols and standards; and data collection for service improvement,He/she will also be responsible for KMC and ENC as well as ANC, PNC, L&D in the scope of BEmONC package.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Qualification as a midwife or nurse/midwife required, advanced diploma and/or degree desirable
  • At least 3 years work experience in reproductive and maternal and new born health programs with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • A record of being proficient in specific RMNCH service provision
  • Certified at least 2 years clinical training experience for theory and practice; excellent facilitation skills including delivering an interactive presentation, participatory and experiential methods
  • Current knowledge in the field of maternal and child health, including infection prevention, antenatal care, family planning, PMTCT, essential and emergency maternal and newborn care, etc.
  • Solid communication, verbally and in writing in English and Kiswahili
  • Proven record of working effectively within a team
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
  • Willingness to work in rural districts
  • Experience working on USAID programs, with RHMTs, CHMTs, CSOs
  • Working and living experience in the Lake and Western Zones will be an added advantage
  • Excellence in computer skills application (Excel, Ms-word, Power Point, and internet)
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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Senior Technical Officer, Senior Community Engagement, Outreach and Gender [One position based in Mara]
Position Overview:
The Senior Technical Officer, Community Engagement, Outreach and Gender will provide leadership at regional level on engaging communities in situational analysis, designing program strategies, implementation and monitoring of program results in the particular region. The position will also focus on addressing gender issues related to uptake of health services, especially, respectful care, gender-based violence, male norms and involvement, and addressing user barriers. To effectively engage communities, the position will also provide leadership at the regional level in providing technical and managerial expertise for local CSOs to support community based interventions.
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree or equivalent in public health, community development, sociology or other relevant field
  • Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels including for local sub grantees;
  • Current knowledge in the field of HIV/AIDS and maternal newborn and child health including antenatal care, family planning, PMTCT, and emergency maternal and newborn care.
  • Skill in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, training, sub grantees management and supervision, performance and quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation, and facilitation.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing community health programs
  • Prior training experience for literate and non-literate audiences; experience in participatory methods
  • Prior experience in supervision of community health workers, development of BCC materials, and data collection
  • Experience working with USAID-funded projects, MoHCDGEC, and Local Governments
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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Senior Technical Officer, Midwifery G-ANC [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:
Senior Technical Officer, Midwifery G-ANC will lead the scale-up of approaches to Group Antenatal Care, organize the group antenatal care (G-ANC) activities, oversee the G-ANC training, supportive supervision and mentorship in line with the national ANC guidelines. S/he will provide technical assistance to integrate evidence-based G-ANC interventions at both facility and community levels across the continuum of care in improving clients’ experience and quality of antenatal care. He/She will provide technical leadership to support expanded coverage and scale-up of GANC interventions as a core component of comprehensive ANC. In this position, the officer will emphasize intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy in addition to early ANC booking, effective management for pregnant women with the gestation below 20, and facilitate the GANC activities. The officer will also work with the broader G-ANC services to ensure comprehensive and integrated programming GANC to improve quality of ANC
Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Nursing and Midwifery or Midwifery
  • Strong clinical experience in application of Antenatal care, malaria and/or maternal health services
  • At least 3 years of professional and program implementation experience in public and or private health programs.
  • Experience working with GoT health systems and personnel
  • Demonstrated experience of working on donor-funded projects will be added value
  • Ability to perform in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure
  • Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and report writing skills.
  • Effective facilitation skills both clinical and non-clinical,
  • Team player with experience in working in teams, managing multi-cultural staff, team building and coordination skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • Computer literate with skills in MS Office Suite.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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Quality and Performance Improvement Advisor [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:
The Quality and Performance Improvement Advisor will ensure quality is core of project implementation. S/he will provide overall technical leadership to the USAID Boresha Afya Project program in implementing quality improvement (Ql) approaches including Standards-Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R), supportive supervision, infection prevention and control (IPC) and results-based financing (RBF). This includes technical guidance to key MoHCDGEC officials and implementing partners on capacity building for performance and quality improvement in health care settings. The Advisor will guide development of performance standards and indicators, conduct internal and external assessments to measure progress over time, assist in tracking results, and work with colleagues to recognize facilities achieving high quality services. The QPI Advisor is well-versed in quality improvement and quality assurance methodologies and provides guidance on sustaining high performing health services.
Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in public health, organization development, performance improvement, human resource development, or a related field; clinical degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience using performance improvement and/or quality assurance methodologies in maternal and newborn health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, or other clinical areas
  • Technical expertise in gap analysis, change management, RBF and professional motivation approaches
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing quality improvement interventions within health care settings
  • Proven skills in facilitation, team building, capacity building and coordination
  • Experience working with international NGOs, international donors, senior government officials and policymakers
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills
  • A team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams and developing communities of learning among partners and counterparts
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Fluency in English and Swahili
  • Ability to travel frequently and on short notice
Jhpiego offers a competitive package 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 vour 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 12 June 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

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