Amref Health Africa IT Specialist Jobs in Tanzania

Amref Health Africa IT Specialist Jobs in Tanzania

Amref Health Africa 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.

Amref Health Africa is teaming up with University of Maryland in Baltimore (UMB) to complement each other’s extensive expertise to execute a robust HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals for HIV epidemic control in Tanzania.

The project which is funded by The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, branded as Afya Kamilifu Project will be implemented in Tanga region and Zanzibar Islands in collaboration and 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).

With this Amref Health Africa Tanzania is announcing the following positions to be filled for this project:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review current system and presenting ideas for system improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Work with software development team to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit testing
  • Develop,
    test and implement new software programs for sub-grantees
  • Monitor and maintain sub-grantees servers, computers and LAN.
  • Provide comprehensive support to sub-grantees; achieve resolution to outstanding problems or issues
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with sub-grantees
  • Compile timely, comprehensive and accurate documentation and or reports as requested
  • Prepare training manuals and provide training sessions as required


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Health Information System.
  • Experience: 2+ years in information technology
  • A working knowledge of the current Microsoft Windows Desktop, Server, and Network Operating Systems.
  • A working knowledge of web technologies, such as HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript, as well as traditional programs like Java, Visual Basic, .NET, etc.
  • Knowledge of hardware technology and concepts
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

    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 document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of two referees.

    To be considered, your application must be received by October 30th. 2018. All correspondence should be directed to: Email:

    For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa IT Specialist Jobs in Tanzania

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