Job Vacancies At Pathfinder Tanzania

Job Vacancies At Pathfinder Tanzania

Job Tittle:Project Officer – Upcountry: Three (3) positions

Job Summary

Pathfinder is seeking highly motivated and self-driven staffs to join a dynamic team to Coordinates the assigned project. Assists in implementing SRHR strategies. Coordinates the assigned program or project. Assists in implementing SRHR strategies, and assists in the development of tools and materials for the program or project. Provides technical support to the regional offices and to partners. Represents the program or project in all SRHR related materials and tools Coordinates the assigned program or project. Assists in implementing SRHR strategies, and assists in the development of tools and materials for the program or project. Provides technical support to the regional offices and to partners. Represents the program or project in all SRHR related materials and tools

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Project Overview: Pathfinder International, together with Engender Health and other partners are working together to Scale up Family Planning in Tanzania (suggested regions for scale up Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Geita, Kagera, Lindi, Mara, Morogoro, Mtwara, Pwani, Shinyanga, Simiyu, Tanga and Zanzibar), The partners will use a targeted-systems approach to help Tanzania towards a more sustainable, inclusive FP and SRH programme that leaves no one behind. The targeted-systems approach includes interventions that strengthen priority health system components at the health facility, district, regional, and national levels. This approach ensures that quality services are delivered through public sector facilities and selected private sector facilities to increase options and enable choice where women and men can access services. Unlike some other private sector-focused programmes, this approach puts the Government of Tanzania in the driver’s seat for planning, coordination, oversight, and delivery of FP services. By cultivating ownership starting at the MOH and PORALG and flowing down through the RHMTs, CHMTs, and local health facilities, this approach offers a pathway for continuous, sustained quality SRH services for women, girls, and underserved populations, including people with disabilities.

Key Job Outcomes:1. Strategic Plan and Budget Implementation. Works with others to  implement the strategic approach of the program or project specific to  SRHR services. Assists in the development of annual plans and budgets  for the SRHR portfolio of the program or project. 
2. Program Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation. Reviews quarterly  and annual program or project progress and financial reports, and gives  constructive feedback on the regional programs or projects and IPOs as  applicable. Compiles quarterly and annual reports for MEL to report to  the organization. Partners with MEL to help conduct research and data  gathering on significant and new developments. Identifies best  practices in activities. Recommends improvements for program or project performance and assists in sharing innovative methods with  partners. 
3. Technical Direction. Assists in the implementation of capacity building  and development in the different regional locations. 
4. Project and Management Reporting. Assists in the development and  delivery of reports related to the program’s or project’s activities.  Submits a completed consolidated report to MEL team on a timely basis. 
5. Meeting and Forum Attendance. Attends relevant meetings as well as  forums to foster and enhance collaboration. Identifies new and  improved approaches, methods and ideas. 
6. Training Design, Development and Delivery. Assists in standardizing  SRHR training curriculum. 
7. Publications: Assists with coordinating publication of research findings,  technical reviews and the development of manuals and guidelines for  project related activities. 
8. Product Development. Develops collaborative linkages, and coordinates  the publication of concept papers and proposals related to the SRHR program. 
9. Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates  on cross-functional project teams. 
Minimally Required Job=Specific Competencies:

  •  Country Specific Public Health System: Foundational knowledge of  countries’ public health systems. 
  •  Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational  knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program or project, including program or project  strategies and indicators. 
  •  Training Design, Development and Delivery: Foundational knowledge of  curriculum design and development. Ability to deliver training to diverse groups. 
  •  Research Writing and Editing. Foundational knowledge of writing and  publishing research results in national and international journals. 
  • Data Processing: Foundational knowledge of data processing.  PC Applications: Foundational knowledge of database and internet applications.

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  •  Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational  knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices  and services of programs, including program strategies and indicators. 
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Commitment to family  planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices. 
  •  Multi-tasking Skills: Proven ability to manage multiple initiatives at the  same time. 
  •  Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a  member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-pace environment. 
  •  Languages: Proven writing and speaking skills using English language.
  •  Communication and Influencing Skills: Proven ability to influence others at  all levels in the organization through diplomacy and proven oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to develop and maintain supplier relations.
  •  Software Applications: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Word and Outlook. Advanced knowledge of procurement software.
  •  Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidential on work-related matters.

Minimally Required Education, Training and Experience:

  •  Bachelor degree or higher in related field
  •  4 years related experience, including work in SRHR services.
  •  Prefer: Experience in practical field work

Other Information:

  • Travel required (at least 2%)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer


Job Tittle:Director of Advocacy and Population, Health & Environment (PHE) programs

Job Summary

Pathfinder is now seeking a highly motivated, self-driven, and experienced person to lead and manage Pathfinder Tanzania’s strategy for SRHR policy advocacy and integrated population, health & environment (PHE) programming. Responsible for effective implementation of advocacy and PHE programs, including provision of technical leadership, program design, staff management and leadership, work planning, financial oversight and timely reporting

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Key Job Outcomes: Advocacy Policy and Programming Strategy: Seeks to  develop SRHR champions in advocacy, policy communications and negotiations including government, women leaders, and civil society. Directs Pathfinder’s organizational strategy for policy and advocacy and policy- related programming. Works with Pathfinder leadership and program staff to determine organizational and global advocacy and policy priorities. Key Job Outcomes:

  • Advocacy Policy and Programming Strategy: Seeks to  develop SRHR champions in advocacy, policy communications and negotiations including government, 
  • women leaders, and civil society. Directs Pathfinder’s  organizational strategy for policy and advocacy and policy- related programming. Works with Pathfinder leadership and program staff to determine organizational and global advocacy and policy priorities.
  • Advocacy Planning and Implementation: Leads the  development of annual work planning, design, implementation, and reporting related to policy and advocacy technical activities. Establishes communication among other organizations, especially SRHR groups, to ensure an informed and coordinated response to policies, and an increased engagement by country organizations in 
  • advocacy.
  • Technical Advising: Conceptualizes and provides  leadership support for technical activities in SRHR policy, advocacy, and other related areas. Stays up-to- date on key developments in SRHR policy in developing countries to inform technical support activities in Pathfinder programs. Provides guidance and assistance to country programs in monitoring and evaluation and  documentation of policy and advocacy results. 
  • Management and Supervision: Recruits, hires, trains and  develops direct reports. 
  • Advocacy Reports and Documentation: Prepares SRHR  and PHE policy analyses, recommendations, policy briefs, and assessments for Pathfinder programs. Supervises the dissemination of policy materials to audiences at the local, national and global levels. 
  • Bids and Proposals: Prepares bids and proposals in  response to government, foundation and donor solicitation. 
  • Brand Ambassador: Serves as the public face for Pathfinder  in the realm of global SRHR advocacy and PHE policy. Facilitates stakeholder consultation and meetings at the  local, national and subnational levels. Represents Pathfinder in the SRHR policy area at regional and global forums, as well as with others in the professional  community and countries. 
  • Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or  participates 

Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health, public  administration, public policy or related field. 
  • 10 years’ experience working in advocacy and public policy.
  • Expertise in citizen-led accountability work.
  • Knowledge of PHE concepts
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in senior leadership  position especially in NGOs 
  • Experience working on programs funded by multiple donors

Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

  • Strategies on Policy Issues: Mastery of skills in strategic  communications with the public sector, private organizations and policy makers about relevant legislation, policies and procedures 
  • relating to SRHR and PHE. 
  • Advocacy Technical Solutions: Mastery of skills providing technical  assistance, writing technical reports, and policy briefs targeted to decision makers.
  • Relationship Management: Proven ability to manage donor  relationships, including reporting and program work planning. 
  • Advocacy: Mastery of advocacy skills with advocacy assignments  and tasks in the development sector projects. 
  • Public Sector Budget Process: Advanced knowledge of the budget  formulation process of the public sector. 
  • Bids and Proposals: Ability to prepare bids and proposals in  response to funding requests. 
  • Management and Supervision: Proven ability to lead and manage a  team whose members work across the enterprise. 
  • Presentation Skills: Ability to speak publicly to large and small  groups. 

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  • Software Applications: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office  applications, especially MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Knowledge of  family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program, including program strategies and indicators. 
  • Project Management Planning and Management: Proven ability to  plan and manage cross-functional initiatives, ensuring implementation fidelity 
  • Analysis and Sound Judgement: Advanced analytical and trouble  shooting skills. Ability to make sound judgments. Ability to improve processes, promote excellence and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. 
  • Languages: Proven ability to write and speak Kiswahili and English  language. 
  • Communication: Advanced oral and written communication skills  using different forms of media. Ability to translate complex concepts to individuals at all levels. Ability to speak across a range 
  • of technical issues within individual’s area of expertise.
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Demonstrated  commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices 
  • Influencing and Customer Service Skills: Proven ability to influence  using diplomacy skills with key stakeholders. In-depth demonstrated customer service skills. 
  • Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking: Advanced organizational  and planning skills, project planning and management skills. Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision. Proven ability to coordinate activities. 
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or  as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented and consistently accurate, ability to manage stress effectively in a fast- paced environment, and ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards. 
  • Matrix Management: Proven ability to thrive in a matrixed  organization. 
  • Confidentiality:Proven ability to maintain confidentiality on work- related issues.

Job Tittle:Community Engagement Project Officer – Upcountry

Job Summary

Pathfinder is seeking highly motivated and self-driven staffs to join a dynamic team to Coordinates the assigned project. Assists in implementing SRHR strategies. Responsible for provision of technical leadership and management of the community component of the SRHR service project. S/he will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of project deliverables. Reporting directly to the Youth Technical Advisor, she/he will work closely with other team members and our partners.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Key Job Outcomes: 1. Strategic Plan and Budget Implementation. Works with others to  implement the strategic approach of the program or project specific to SRHR services. Assists in the development of annual plans and budgets  for the SRHR portfolio of the program or project. 
2. Program Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation. Reviews quarterly  and annual program or project progress and financial reports, and gives  constructive feedback on the regional programs or projects and IPOs as  applicable. Compiles quarterly and annual reports for MEL to report to  the organization. Partners with MEL to help conduct research and data  gathering on significant and new developments. Identifies best practices in activities. Recommends improvements for program or  project performance and assists in sharing innovative methods with partners. 3. Technical Direction. Assists in the implementation of capacity building  and development in the different regional locations. 4. Project and Management Reporting. Assists in the development and  delivery of reports related to the program’s or project’s activities. Submits a completed consolidated report to MEL team on a timely basis. 5. Meeting and Forum Attendance. Attends relevant meetings as well as  forums to foster and enhance collaboration. Identifies new and improved approaches, methods and ideas. 6. Training Design, Development and Delivery. Assists in standardizing  SRHR training curriculum. 7. Publications: Assists with coordinating publication of research findings,  technical reviews and the development of manuals and guidelines for project related activities.8. Product Development. Develops collaborative linkages, and coordinates  the publication of concept papers and proposals related to the SRHR program. 9. Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates  on cross-functional project teams.
Minimally Required Education, Training and Experience:

  •  Bachelor degree or higher in related field
  •  4 years related experience, including work in SRHR services.
  •  Prefer: Experience in practical field work

Minimally Required Job=Specific Competencies:

  •  Country Specific Public Health System: Foundational knowledge of  countries’ public health systems. 
  •  Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational  knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program or project, including program or project strategies and indicators. 
  • Training Design, Development and Delivery: Foundational knowledge of  curriculum design and development. Ability to deliver training to diverse groups. 
  • Research Writing and Editing. Foundational knowledge of writing and  publishing research results in national and international journals. 
  • Data Processing: Foundational knowledge of data processing.  PC Applications: Foundational knowledge of database and internet  applications 

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  •  Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational  knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of programs, including program strategies and indicators. 
  •  Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Commitment to family  planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices. 
  •  Multi-tasking Skills: Proven ability to manage multiple initiatives at the  same time. 
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a  member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-pace environment.
  • Languages: Proven writing and speaking skills using English language.
  • Communication and Influencing Skills: Proven ability to influence others at  all levels in the organization through diplomacy and proven oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to develop and maintain  supplier relations. 
  • Software Applications: Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint,  Word and Outlook. Advanced knowledge of procurement software. 
  •  Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.  Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidential on work-related matters.

Other Information:

  • Travel required (at least 2%)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer

How to Apply?

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV, including contact details for 3 references before the close of business on September
30,2019. Applications should be addressed to the Director for Human Resources and Administration, Pathfinder International, PO Box 77991, Dar
es Salaam or sent via e-mail to Tanzania-jobs@pathfinder.org stating the position being applied for in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted.

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