Government of Ireland Jobs in Tanzania

Government of Ireland Health and Nutrition Programme Officer Jobs in Tanzania

The Position

  • The Embassy wishes to recruit a Health Programme Officer to join the Health and Nutrition Team and support the health adviser and senior management in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of health programmes supported by Irish Aid.

  • The primary duties and responsibilities of this post are:

    Programme Planning

  • Contribute to the Embassy’s annual planning and specifically health plans
  • Contribute to monitoring, assessing and reporting progress on Irish Aid’s health programme and on overall health sector performance
  • Track developments in HIV and AIDS in Tanzania, in particular the use of global funds.
  • Prepare technical and programme briefings as required and contribute to annual and six monthly reports on the Irish Aid health programme and on developments in the health sector.
  • Work closely with the Economic/Trade team to strengthen and develop Irish-Tanzania institutional partnerships in the health sector.

    Knowledge Management and Communications

  • Support the identification and development of relevant research and analysis to inform Ireland’s approach to health systems strengthening.
  • Support documentation and dissemination of partner knowledge products and the production of case studies.
  • Coordinate the health and nutrition inputs to the Embassy’s annual and six-month reports.
  • Contribute to the Embassy’s public communication plan


  • Specifically the following qualifications and competencies are required:
  • BA/BSc in health, social sciences, development studies, international relations or economics
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language essential, proficiency in spoken and written Kiswahili as advantage;
  • Minimum of three years project management experience
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Tanzanian public health systems and national health sector strategy.
  • Understanding of the global health context and the implications for Tanzania desirable.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; Government of Ireland Health and Nutrition Programme Officer Jobs in Tanzania

    Closing date: 07 Jul 2017

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