Saturday, March 16, 2019

Project Assistant WASH Job at Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa is an independent, non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) whose mission is “to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems”. Amref Health Africa has over 500 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Malawi, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fundraising.

Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal, new-born and Child Health, Water and sanitation, capacity building and clinical outreach.

Project Assistant WASH (1) Serengeti

WASH Project Manager 24-Months

The vacancy is open only for Tanzanian Nationals


To organize, supervise and monitor the implementation of innovative approaches in delivering water, water and sanitation initiatives in in Kisangura and Sedeco ward, Serengeti. The job holder will also provide support in documenting outcomes from the initiatives, draw lessons to support sector engagement to bring lasting Health Change Vision of Amref Health Africa across the globe.


  • Support the project/programme manager to engage with appropriate Government, NGOs/consultant, and contractors to undertake design, piloting and promotion of appropriate solid WASH activities.
  • Assist in technical support to LGA, community and consultants in mobilizing for WASH implementation
  • Assist in supervising, training and other capacity building initiatives under this project
  • Facilitate the WASH – Usafi Kwa Afya project activities and ensue that are implemented in line with approved project documents including: Tanzania SWASH guidelines and other standards guided at the respective LGA
  • Supporting the Project Manager in adhering to operational regulations and set standards for SWASH guidelines in the course of project implementation.
  • Support and prepare all logistics in the course of the project implementation which include: Meetings and trainings
  • Control the WASH-Usafi Kwa Afya project imprest advances and ensures all expenses are correctly surrendered.
  • Facilitate the WASH – Usafi Kwa Afya project activities and ensue that are implemented in line with approved project documents including: Tanzania SWASH guidelines and other standards guided at the respective LGA
  • In liaison with Project Manager ensure proper communication and involvement of District partners in the project activities implementation such as. DWE, DC, DED, DSWASH Coordinator, DEO, DMO and village officers.
  • Provide supportive supervision of partners and consolidate reports
  • Support prepare and coordinate project monthly, and quarterly monitoring, evaluation and documentation of progress of initiatives and contribute to annual report.
  • Provide support to local partners to organize annual planning and review meetings
  • Participate and contribute to Amref Health Africa Tanzania and partner’s participation in national WASH events.
  • Support any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as reasonably required by your Line Manager


  • Bachelor of science in Water, Sanitation, community development, Public health engineering or environmental science/engineering
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience in WASH, project management public health
  • Extensive knowledge and skills in facilitation of development projects, including working with private sector, community based organization government institutions
  • Report writing
If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS March 24, 2019. All correspondences should be directed to: Email:


BEFORE March 24, 2019

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply.

Amref health Africa -Tanzania regrets that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.