Thursday, 9 January 2014

Jobs at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar Es Salaam

Job Title: Head of Teaching, Research and Consultancy Coordination Unit

Employer: Muhimbili National Hospital

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 17th January 2014

Job Reference:MNH/TRC/12/13

Key Responsibilities
  • Review Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) research agenda/policy and makes recommendations as appropriate; Assist in the development and delivery of advocacy initiatives based on research findings and develop research projects for MNH;
  • Coordinate and monitor research activities and consultancy works at MNH and ensure dissemination of research findings where appropriate;
  • Develop and oversee budgets and policies and procedures for the Research & Development Department;
  • Establish a research and publications centre, encourage MNH community to conduct research and assist them in seeking for funds;
  • Establish research links, partnerships and collaborations with other institutions and researchers within and outside Tanzania and establish the MNH journal where research will be published; and
  • Collaborate with the administration in the recruitment of appropriate number and quality staff to provide technical assistance to the centre.

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Masters. Degree in any medical field with an additional Masters Degree in Public Health from a recognized Institution;
  • Experience with quantitative research methods and statistics, and a sound knowledge of qualitative research methods.
  • The relevant experience includes; data collection, analysis, and interpretation; strategic planning; project management and assessment; accreditation processes and requirements for establishing MNH Institutional Review
  • Board (IRB); and medical consultancy works;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years working experience four (4) of which should be in managerial/leadership role and research and publications; and
  • Experience in working with others in or establishing or developing a group/centre for research especially in planning, organizing and coordinating research projects.
  • Skills and competencies
  • Strong statistical and analytical skill set; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Effective management and organizational skills;
  • The ability to work independently;
  • Ability to attend to multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines;
  • Experience with institutional assessment and effectiveness in research matters; and
  • Experience in the use of microcomputers, spread sheets, and data base management in a hospital environment

Remuneration for this position shall be offered commensurate with the MNH Scheme of Service.

How to Apply:
Muhimbili National Hospital is an equal opportunely employer. If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, send your application, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees 10 the address below, quoting the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
Applications should be submitted to the address below
Applications for this position are open for only qualified local applicant

The Director     
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
10th Floor PPF Tower
Cnr of Ohio Street & Garden Avenue
P O Box 1559
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Fax +255(22) 2116379