New Job Opportunities at Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST) | August, 2019

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Job in Tanzania 2019: New Job Opportunities at Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Overview
Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), a local Non-Governmental Organization, is a social enterprise and a leading provider of family planning, sexual and reproductive health care and allied services. MST is a partner of the Government of Tanzania and a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Global Partnership, which operates in over 37 countries worldwide. MST’s mission is that all women and men in Tanzania will have “Children by Choice, Not Chance”.

We are looking for Management Members for the following role below: 
Position: PROJECTS LEAD- Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
The Projects Lead is a key member of the senior management team and is responsible for identifying and facilitating the development of donor funded grant opportunities/proposals. S/he is also responsible for managing the compliance of all donor funded grants implemented by MST. Projects Lead works closely with the project managers and the Health Services Department to coordinate, monitor and facilitate the activities of all donor funded activities ensuring that the projects contribute towards the achievement of the MST mission. The Projects Lead reports to the Director of Health Services and directly supervises the project managers. He/she represents MST externally as requested by Director of Health Services.

Among the Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in national business development and expansion, and coordinate the annual business planning process for Projects Team; participate in development of strategic initiatives/plans;
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with potential donors and other stakeholders working in the area of Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health;
  • In close collaboration with relevant MST teams, London-based and regional business development staff lead and coordinate the proposal development process to produce high quality, well researched, and appropriate project designs, implementation plans, management structures and budgets;
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure equitable allocation within the team of various project portfolios; including activities management and implementation;
  • Lead, direct and be accountable for projects, including finance and programmatic operations; in collaboration with the respective teams coordinate planning and budgeting of projects’ activities; ensure project reports meet the required donor and national standards and are delivered according to plans;
  • In collaboration with the Research Lead assist in the design and roll out of Research, M&E activities to support evidence-based decision-making in the programme;
  • Ensure standard quarterly, annually and other ad hoc reports that are required for management decision making, donor reporting and proposal development;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective monitoring and evaluation systems, that inform as to core business performance, and effectively track specific project performance and impact indicators;
  • Identify opportunities for corporate/business partnerships that will contribute to the organization’s mission and goal;
  • Ensure that all members of Projects Team are performance managed i.e. have annual KPIs set, performance review conducted on regular basis and feedback provided.
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Minimum Requirements:
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Project Management / Health Science / Social Science / Public Health / International Development Management or related field;
  • Knowledge of Clinical Health, Community Outreach, Family Planning and Social Marketing will be added advantage.

Skills and Experience:
  • 5 years of experience in a management position, preferably in the health management, family planning, community development, and/or social marketing industry;
  • 5 years of experience managing multi-tiered management structures of medical professionals, health outreach teams, social marketing, M&E, and/or project development teams;
  • 5 years of experience of managing donor funded project cycles including technical and financial components;
  • 3 years of experience participating and/or leading proposal development processes including project design, management design and budget development;
  • Able to manage and motivate teams to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Able to develop and articulate a clear strategic vision;
  • Proven ability to ‘sell’ ideas & concepts;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills

Position: LOGISTICS MANAGER- Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
The Logistics Manager is a key member of the procurement and logistics team.  The main focus of the post is to manage and coordinate processes that will deliver quality MST logistical operations function smoothly and efficiently, meeting the needs of its clients. MST’s Logistics Manager is responsible for: transportation; warehousing; security; asset management and ensuring structures are in place to monitor and manage the flow of goods and supplies through the organisation. The Logistics Manager is required to work closely with MST’s Finance, Operations, Project and Field teams. The Logistics Manager ensures that MSI Global Partnership best-practice policies are adhered to.
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Among the Key Responsibilities:
  • To manage the implementation and application of the best practice of stock management & stock control to ensure MST stores management is in line with MSI Global Partnership standards and best-practice, and that stores systems ensure efficiency of stored goods and supplies;
  • On monthly basis review monthly stock status reports and stock utilization as documented by various data sources (including CLIC and Inflow systems), investigate any significant variances and recommended action to be taken;
  • Minimize stock write-offs close to expired stock managed either donated to MoH or transferred to other MST centres;
  • Work with the procurement, outreach and clinics team, prepare and maintain the medicine ordering calendar, receive, and compile quarterly medicine and medical supplies requests from field to ensure proper approvals and timely ordering and supply;
  • Advise Executive Team on appropriate health and security systems and guidelines and provide/organise training where appropriate on health and security including fire safety and evacuation plans;
  • Manage security company contracts and effect monthly payment a when suppliers meet their contractual obligations;
  • Report monthly to Executive Team on health and safety issues / incidences that have arisen in liaison with Outreach Lead and Zonal Coordinators;
  • Maintain records and inventory of all MST property for the Support Office and field;
  • Set up projects based asset/equipment inventories in collaboration with projects team and finance;
  • Order and dispatch stationery, medical equipment and FP commodities for centres and outreach on quarterly basis.

Minimum Requirements:
Qualifications:
  • Degree in Procurement and Logistics / Supply Chain Management or equivalent;
  • Registered by the Procurement and Supplies Professional & Technician Board (PSPTB).
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Skills and Experience:
  • 3 years experience in stores and logistics management in a large organisation (NGO or commercial sector);
  • Demonstrable experience of a range in logistics and stores activities including, but not limited to: stores, logistics and security;
  • Demonstrable computer skills particularly Word, Excel and stock management computer programmes;
  • Knowledge of donor related compliances & regulations (e.g., DFID, USAID);
  • Pharmacological experience, knowledge of medicine and pharmacy management;
  • Past experience or training in transportation management and security issues;
  • Proven ability to train and develop others;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Able to manage and motivate team members to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills.

Mode of Application:
If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Marie Stopes Tanzania
11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge
P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.
Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4
VOIP +255 768 987 780
E-mail: [email protected]