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Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Project Officer – WASH and Community Development 

BACKGROUND:

Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is a non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, to execute a robust HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals and the HIV epidemic control in Tanzania.

The project branded as Afya Kamilifu Project is implemented in Tanga and Zanzibar since October, 2018, Simiyu Region since 2020.

From October 2020 this project will extend its operations to Mara Region covering facility based and community based HIV care and treatment services.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Afya Kamilifu project works – in collaboration with and with guidance from the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions Authority and Local Government (PORALG).

That said, Amref Health Africa -Tanzania is announcing the following vacancy to be filled soon:

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Position: Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Job Location:  Iringa

Report to:  WASH Programme Manager

Job Summary:

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Ensure successful implementation of the project to achieve set outcomes, ensuring technical quality, against approved work plan.

Management of project performance in respective districts.

Production of regular and high quality project narrative & financial reports as required by the donor.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Documentation and learning generation and advocacy at district, ward and village level

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervising, trainings to LGA officials, Artisans, CHWs and entrepreneurs and other capacity building initiatives under this project.

Facilitating the Sanitation and Hygiene project activities and ensue that are implemented in line with approved project documents including:

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Tanzania SWASH and guidelines especially School WASH club formulation and trainings as well as other standards guided at the respective LGA

Undertaking consultations with finance institutions (e.g. micro-finance institutions, Savings and Credit Cooperatives, banks, etc.) to evaluate financing mechanisms to women and youth entrepreneurs

Identifying needs, opportunities, gaps, and constraints in potential water and sanitation markets, models, and service providers/entrepreneurs.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Providing technical support on sanitation and water business strategies, business modelling to women and youth entrepreneurs, including sanitation circular economy

In liaison with Project manager, ensuring proper communication and involvement of District partners in the project activities implementation such as DC, DAS, DED, DMO,

DHO, OCD, DWE, DEO, DSWASH Coordinator, Ward and Village Executive Officers and Ward Education Coordinators.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:

Minimum bachelor’s degree in community development, social enterprises, or related fields (Knowledge in water and sanitation projects is added advantage)

A good understanding of the rural water and sanitation sector and experience in WASH market-based is an added advantage

Minimum of 5 years of experience in relevant WASH project implementation is added advantage

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Experience in WASH financing through financial institution/micro-credit is a requirement

Demonstrable creativity in addressing development challenges through WASH innovation approaches of low income households is an added advantage

Should be a team player, driven by own initiative, good communicator and have ability to work under minimum supervision

Excellent computer skills and proficiency in written and spoken English and Swahili are a must

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Analytical, negotiating, planning, budgeting, Facilitation and monitoring skills

Team working skills and commitment to continuous

Proficient in use of relevant corporate applications

Cultural sensitivity e. building and working effectively within a diverse working environment

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Able to work with complexity and ambiguity

How to Apply:-

If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one PDF document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees.

All interviews will be conducted at Amref Health Africa country Office in Dar es Salaam for shortlisted applicants.

To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS October 04, 2021.

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

The subject line of your job application email should mention the job position that you are applying as it appears in this advertisement.

Failure to do that your application may not be easily retrieved. All correspondences and applications should be emailed to: jobs.tanzania@amref.org

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Any Applicant attempting or communicating to the Amref Health Africa Management or Staff through phone calls, sms, text emails and other means will automatically be disqualified from this opportunity.

All communications should be channelled to the provided official correspondence email above

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa, Project Officer – WASH and Community Development

Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be

 

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