Amref Health Africa Lake Zone Liaison Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Amref Health Africa Lake Zone Liaison Officer 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:


The person will be directly responsible for the coordination and administrative roles of the Lake zone program.


Providing advice, guidance and substantive support to the Program Unit in the maintenance/development of relations with the Government, NGOs, institutional donors and international organizations.

He/She will also be responsible for the operations of the office and lake zone program.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • The liaison officer will support strategic partnerships by providing top-quality advice, facilitating effective knowledge management, and providing technical assistance to project planning, coordination, monitoring and reporting in any
    collaboration
  • Coordinate the organization and administration of the programmes and ensure delivery of services of all the activities related to the programmes and other activities such as capacity building sessions, workshops, conferences etc.;
  • Is expected to be active in the liaison organization and attends organization key meetings
  • Shall facilitate communication between Country office and lake zone program.
  • Will ensure that all the donor’s procedures and regulations are accomplished
  • Responsible for equipment and supplies needed to the implementation of the project in collaboration with the country and institutional procurement committee
  • Authorize project’s expenses before posting, as per budget provisions
  • Will provide technical support for local personnel with tasks concerning the project
  • Assuming responsibility for facilitating and strengthening partnerships between Amref and Regional administrative organs


    Requirements


  • At least 4 years’ professional experience on the field, within international NGOs or humanitarian organizations.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working within NGO finance, security and operational frameworks
  • University Degree preferably post graduate degree in a relevant field of study (Finance, Social Sciences and International Development etc.).
  • Proficient knowledge of English (spoken and written)


    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: jobs.tanzania@amref.org


    For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa Lake Zone Liaison Officer Jobs in Tanzania


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