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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Opportunities at The Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC), 2020
About CSSC
The Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC) is an ecumenical body established in 1992 by the Christian Council of Tanzania and the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of social services (health and education) by the member churches in Tanzania. For 28 years, CSSC has been serving and coordinate a network of more than 900 church-owned health education facilities, including 105 large hospitals at Zonal, Regional and District/Council levels. In addition, CSSC coordinates a network of more than 1,000 church owned education facilities. Majority of these church health and education facilities are located in remote and rural areas where 70% of the Tanzanian population reside in those areas.

CSSC has been provisionally selected to be a Sub Recipient (SR) of the HIV/TB grant to be implemented by Amref Health Africa as a Principle Recipient (PR2) from January 2021 to December 2023. Depending on availability of funds, CSSC will implement Tuberculosis care and prevention interventions in Tanga, Ruvuma, Mara and Mbeya Regions. Priority populations in this module will include but not limited to all Key and Vulnerable populations (PLHIV, elderly, children, DM, Cancer patients, miners, mobile populations, prisoners, slum dwellers, out and inpatients at HFs).

Key intervention areas will include; engaging all care providers (TB care and prevention); Community TB care delivery; Key populations (TB care and prevention), children, miners and mining communities; Stigma and discrimination reduction (TB); Pluman rights; medical ethics and legal literacy.

New Jobs at The Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC) 2020
In view of the above, CSSC is hereby seeking applications from highly qualified, well experienced, competent and motivated persons to fill-in the following vacant positions below...


Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator-1 Post
Report to: Knowledge and Information specialist
Location: Dares salaam
Job Summary:
This position is based at HQ. He/she will be responsible to provide expertise in monitoring and evaluation of TB Care and Prevention activities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator will be responsible for the follow-up and monitoring the implementation of the TB Care and Prevention project and will report directly to Knowledge and Information Manager (KIM).
  • Assist KIM in developing and strengthening M&E systems of TB Care and Prevention Project;
  • Develop and monitor data collection tools/ instruments for qualitative and quantitative TB Care and Prevention project indicators;
  • Facilitate collection, analysis aggregation and use of data for improvements in implementation of TB Care and Prevention activities;
  • Carry out supportive supervision, onsite mentoring and coaching to Health facility staff in the respective regions using appropriate tools according to an agreed work plan;
  • Monitor quality of data received from the Health facilities and other implementing partners and use information to identify quality strengthen strategies and give feedback to the project team and management of health facilities.
  • Collect and prepare monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual TB Care and Prevention project performance reports, including from all project sub recipients;
  • Take lead in soliciting and documenting successes, challenges, case studies and lessons learned from the field sites and inform the projects;
  • Assist in TB Care and Prevention project evaluation events;
  • Carry out any other assignments as may be required by the immediate supervisor.

  • Bachelor’s in demography, sociology/ social sciences preferable Public health, M&E or statistics from a recognized University
  • MPH or Postgraduate training in M&E/TB/HIV orTB infection control related field desired.

Experiences and Skills
  • 5 years’ experience in project monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Should be Fluent in English and Kiswahili
  • Should be computer literate with proficiency in data management and processing.
  • Experience in planning and facilitating trainings
  • Computer literacy including use of Microsoft office suite, databases and web applications.

Title: TB Regional Project Officers-4 Posts
Report to: Project Coordinator
Location: Mara, Mbeya, Ruvuma, Tanga
Job Summary:
The TB program officer is primarily responsible for the overall Planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of TB interventions in the Global Fund supported Regions. These includes but not limited to, facilitate TB screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and continuity of care including data management. The incumbent will facilitate and monitor implementation of TB management activities, facilitate dissemination and adoption of TB guidelines and tools. S/he will also facilitate different trainings and oversee successful sample transportation system.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure professional management of the project, including performance monitoring and reporting
  • Maintains close liaison with the Regional TB and Leprosy Coordinators (RTLCs), DistrictTB and Leprosy Coordinators (DTLCs) and other stakeholders engaged in provision of TB services in the respective District Councils and Regions.
  • Conduct regular field visits to the targeted project Regions and Councils as per the monitoring/quality assurance plan to ensure quality is maintained throughout the project implementation.
  • Support orientation sessions among community TB service providers including ex-TB patients on a new comprehensive community TB guideline
  • Support advocacy for integration of TB interventions in different Platforms such as religious, traditional and community.
  • Represent CSSC in regional and district meetings, and in any ad hoc committee meetings regarding TB activities
  • To facilitate training and sensitization meetings to CHWs, religious and community leaders and traditional healers
  • Work with other partners and government counterparts at regional levels to ensure consistent, high quality TB service provision with a focus on TB screening and testing.
  • Work with NTLP and other partners to strengthen a sputum transportation system from communities and other sites with no Gene Xpert machines
  • Ensure project reports are prepared accurately and timely submitted to donor and other parties in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in the grant agreements
  • Participate in the Health department and all other relevant meetings/forums and share TB/HIV plans and progress reports as required
  • Perform other activities as assigned by the supervisor


  • MD/Nursing/Other health-related degree from a recognized University is required
  • MPH or Postgraduate training in Epidemiology, M&E/TB/HIV or TB infection control related field is an added advantage.
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Experiences and Skills
  • 3+ years of relevant experience is required, at least three of which should be in TB and TB infection control technical areas
  • Hands-on experience in basic trainings in TB and TB infection control required
  • Thorough understanding of theTanzanian Health system, its key stakeholders, and the policy environment (required).
  • Excellent Coordination, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation in English and Kiswahili.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively with culturally diverse partners.
  • Competence in computer applications needed to execute position responsibilities -competency with Microsoft Office, internet and email systems.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues and partners.
  • Willingness to frequent travel in rural areas.

Mode of Application
Interested candidates are to submit their motivation letter and copy of the latest CV in one document indicating their preferred work station. The subject line of your job application email should indicate the position that you are applying for; your CV must include the contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees.
All correspondence MUST reach CSSC before 1600hrs December 07th, 2020 and channeled through the following email address:
Note that;
- Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful.
- Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.