Saturday, June 15, 2019

Job Opportunity at Amref Health Africa - Dar es salaam, Project Officer

Project Officer 

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, e learning programme and clinical outreach. Amref Health Africa -Tanzania has the following vacancy:

To coordinate the Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project that comprise of a lead partner and three sub grantees under the Capacity Building Program.

The Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project Officer will have the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate day to day communication between the prime grant recipient and sub grantees
  • Prepare and share programs for joint activities between the consortium partners
  • Secretary to the meetings/ activities that bring together the consortium partners
  • Prepare tools to be used for joint activities between the consortium partners
  • Biannually receive the sub recipients’ technical and financial reports and prepare the project’s technical and financial reports
  • Organize and call for joint activities including supportive supervision as well as joint field visits
  • Monitor, evaluate and document project progress-
  • Coordinate and maintain records for project steering committee meetings
  • Participate in developing concept notes and project proposals for Capacity Building Program


  • Monitoring of projects
  • Take lead in monitoring implementation of Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project
  • Planning
  • Develop budget for the coordination activities of Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project
  • Prepare the work plan for the Ustawi wa Mwanamke Project-
  • Lead the execution of the coordination activities

Proactively work with sub grantees to prepare project implementation/ performance data
Work with sub grantee organizations to organize for the joint activities including information sharing meetings

Receive implementation reports from sub grantees and prepare joint project implementation report
Share with sub grantees a feedback on implementation reports

Collect and prepare project implementation successes, challenges and share them in different meetings
Capture lessons learned and best practices, document and disseminate the information. Also, assist partner organizations in development of presentations, abstracts, articles, etc,

Actively participate in end of project evaluation

Information Management
Keeping data for optimal management of information

In consultation with Program Manager CB, liaise with internal and external contacts for ensure follow-up and execution of planned activities.
This includes but is not limited to Amref Health Africa staff, sub grantees

Budget Control 
Execute project coordination activities within the budget line

i. Bachelor degree in Public Health, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or equivalent.
ii. Skills and experience in using data to inform decision making, planning, resource allocation and other strategic initiatives, preferably in Tanzania.
iii. Proficiency in evaluation design, development of indicators and targets.
iv. Literacy in computer (Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point)
v. At least 3 years working experience in health related organization/institution,
vi. Should possess Report writing, Planning and organization, Proactive, Team work, Interpersonal and Communication skills.
vii. Should have experience and competence on areas like Confidentiality, Ethical, Integrity, Reliability, Ability to work within deadlines and Team work

How to Apply
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 June 23rd, 2019. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

All correspondences should be directed to: Email:
Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted,
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted 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 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 -Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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