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Type of Contract Full-time fixed-term contract (100%), 3 years

Duty station Malinyi, Morogoro region, Tanzania

Start of the contract January 2023

Primary Health Care Project “PHC”

The Project Manager takes a central role in providing technical leadership and oversight for the implementation of the new “Primary Health Care Project” in Tanzania. This project will support local health authorities to provide healthcare in a culturally appropriate manner to the hard-to-reach population in Malinyi district through mobile clinics and outreach, combined with interventions to strengthen the quality of institutional care to ensure a continuum. of care is established.

The Project Manager will work closely with communities, health facility teams as well as council and regional health management teams to ensure successful project implementation.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Support local health authorities and manage project implementation, including initiating and planning mobile health clinic activities
  • Coordinate with stakeholders such as the council health management team and the Ministry of Health for project monitoring, data collection and progress reporting
  • Ensure proper monitoring of activities, data collection and analysis. Participate in publication opportunities (if available) and dissemination of results
  • Develop work plans and periodic reports based on agreed milestones and donor requirements
  • Supervise and support the SolidarMed team in Malinyi
  • Ensure the proper management of project resources (human, financial, material resources)
  • Share lessons learned, proactively network with other actors and NGOs

Your profile

In order to integrate as well as possible into our active and interdisciplinary team, we are looking for a highly motivated person with the following qualifications:

  • Public health expert or medical doctor with at least 5 years of experience in project management, including personnel management and financial management
  • Rural public health work experience
  • Strong organizational, communication and negotiation skills to facilitate policy dialogue with government bodies
  • Strong computer skills, ideally also in data analysis
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-taught
  • Interest in knowledge sharing, implementation research and scientific exchange (research experience would be an asset)
  • Willingness to travel within the district and other parts of the country for representation and networking

We offer

  • The opportunity to have a significant impact to improve the lives of a very vulnerable population
  • The opportunity to contribute with clinical expertise
  • A stimulating environment, linked to an international research organization and other NGOs
  • Be part of a highly motivated team
  • An attractive benefits package
  • Home assignment (local primary school available) in a safe rural setting

How to register

Please send your application by e-mail to [email protected] quoting the reference “Primary Health Care Project Manager, Malinyi, Tanzania 2023” and include

  • your CV including 3 references (max. 2 pages)
  • a cover letter describing your motivation and how you meet the requirements

Applications are accepted only in electronic form. Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention which site).

Due to the high volume of applications, SolidarMed will only contact shortlisted candidates. Please do not send a copy or hard copy of your CV.

Application deadline September 30, 2022