Project Coordinator Job Vacancy Kigoma at World Vision Tanzania, | Deadline: 22nd January, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Project Coordinator Job Vacancy Kigoma at World Vision Tanzania,  | Deadline: 22nd January, 2019
Position: Project Coordinator- Sustain Kasulu
Fixed term, Full-time
Purpose of the position
Provide overall coordination of SUSTAIN II project implementation in the district aiming at improving maternal and newborn care services in order to reduce preventable maternal and newborn deaths in the district.

Major Responsibilities
1.Strategic engagement
Assist the Program Manager in the oversight of all activities implementation by coordinating all involved stakeholders in the district and in the community
Create strong linkages among MNCH stakeholders in the district in planning, and implementation of the key safe motherhood and newborn care services in the district for project.
Ensure project’s strategies and plans are integrated in districts plans and strategies.
Support and coordinate all project health systems strengthening activities implemented by different partners including trainings, coaching and mentorship Programmes.

2.Business Relationship and Networks
Work with Medical Officers and health facility in charges; determine mechanisms to strengthen the community-health facility linkages to improve maternal and newborn care services
Work closely with District Medical Officer in planning, execution and monitoring MNCH capacity building activities for district level staff, health facility staff and community health workers.

3.Team Performance management
Work with the Project Manager to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Build and sustain partnerships for MNCH and provide technical input to the team and participate in collaborative relevant activities. Supervise field staff to ensure quality outputs of staff and fulfillment of Project objectives
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4.Knowledge Sharing
Document all processes and outputs of capacity building, coordination and management of activities to ensure experiences and lessons are well documented for future reference
Develop evidence-based briefing papers, Community Stories and best practices, and other documentation in support of policy initiatives to improve MNCH at cluster and National Level.

5.Financial and non Financial resource management
Provide oversight and control of administrative and financial management under the guidance of the Project Manager.

Responsible for coordinating and reporting on Project Progress, achievements and areas for improvement and in monitoring program performance and budget.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training
• Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or BSC in Nursing and registered with the nursing council of Tanzania. Candidates with Masters of Public Health have an added advantage.
• Candidate must have at least three years of experience of Working in MNCH Project and with the local government in Tanzania.
• Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili
• Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
• Prior experience with donor-funded programs,
• An understanding of how to effectively carry out technical assistance activities at the local level.
• Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili
• Experience in policy reform initiatives and advocacy is highly desirable.
• Prior experience with donor-funded programs

Working Environment / Conditions:

• Work environment: Office based with frequent travel to the field
• Travel: 50% Domestic/international travel is required.
• On call: