Friday, 27 December 2013

Project Officer Jobs at Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA)

Job Title: Project Officer - Social Franchising Project

Employer: Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 7th Jan 2014

Job Description:

The Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA) is a Non-Governmental Organization that exists to serve as a public forum for the private health sector and provide a comprehensive array of advocacy, administrative, knowledge-sharing and networking products and services to the private health sector. APHFTA is dedicated to improving the quality of care and services in the Private Health Sector in Tanzania.

APHFTA is seeking to recruit a Social Franchising Officer who will manage a Social Franchising project aiming at improving the quality of care delivered by the Private Health Sector, with a focus to Maternal and Child Health services, Cervical Cancer and HIV / AIDS. He/ She will oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of a comprehensive quality/performance improvement program in private health facilities participating in the Social Franchising program. Reporting to the NCD Project Manager, this position is a national recruitment and will be based in Dar es Salaam and on open ended contract basis and will involve significant travel.

Specific Responsibilities:

Participate in developing and planning for the Social Franchising project with support from other project staff and partners
Participate in developing project budgets as per the project proposal
Provide training and technical support to APHFTA members in the quality improvement program
Monitor the implementation of quality upgrading plans in the facilities participating in the program
Develop monthly, quarterly and annual project reports
Participate in setting up project targets and indicators and support in updating the indicator tracking tools regularly
Coordinating between the project's internal and external interfaces
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or any health equivalent health related field
Advanced Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Medicine/ Nursing or equivalent degree will be an advantage
At least 2 years experience in the relevant field with some experience of working in performance improvement/quality management position
Ability to work with several facilities and partners with a focus on achieving a common goal Communication and interpersonal skills for frequent contact with internal and external stakeholders of the APHFTA to persuade and negotiate on matters of relevance to the project
A good understanding and experience in project management and working towards achieving project's objectives
Leadership skills, including demonstrated willingness to pursue leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability
Good Computer skills in MS excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet etc

How to Apply:

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for these roles, please submit your application letter with a detailed CV stating your current position, academic qualifications and skills; E-mail and telephone contacts, including names and contacts of 3 referees.
To be considered your application must be received, by January 7th, 2014 addressed to:
The Administrator
Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania
P.O. Box 13234,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania