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Project Officer ( 1 post) Kasulu Kigoma

Job Description

To facilitate effective implementation of SUSTAIN II project in order toimprove maternal and newborn care services in the 3 districts of Kigoma region (Kasulu, Buhigwe and Kigoma rural).

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support capacity building of health staff and other stakeholders in the community, to design and implement Maternal and Newborn care interventions in their areas.

  • Networking with Government leaders in villages, wards, divisions and District Offices for smooth activities implementation, monitoring and reporting in Kigoma region (Kasulu, Buhigwe and Kigoma rural) Districts MNCH Project catchment areas.

  • Assist in the identification and documentation of the best practices, acceptable and workable strategies in addressing maternal and child mortality, malnutrition and food security as well as to facilitate communities to integrate best practices and workable strategies in Kigoma region (Kasulu, Buhigwe and Kigoma rural) Districts.

  • Coordinate and supervise maternal and newborn care trainings in consistent with the national guidelines on safe motherhood and newborn care.

  • Working closely in collaboration with district RCH Coordinator, resource persons, Divisions and wards RCH focal persons, reproductive and child health staffs, health education officers to ensure integration of maternal newborn and child health/ nutrition at the community level.

  • Collecting, analyzing and interpreting health data for maternal, newborn, child health in the project area and facilitate health information system at community.

  • Facilitate training on Sexual and reproductive health, EmONC and social accountability at all levels in the district.

  • Promote and involve male parents to meet the MNCH needs of pregnant women, lactating mothers, newborns and young children.

  • Mobilization and sensitization of community on MNCH interventions.

  • Provide monitoring of the Project to ensure compliance to set goals/targets and standards

  • Prepare and submit accurately and timely Monthly Progressive Report.

  • Update monitoring tools as per Project M&E plan and ensure use of appropriate tools in collection, compilation, analysis and utilization within the project.

  • Facilitate Project reflection/learning, documentation of best practices and most significant success stories are included in the reports and shared among the partners.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification: A nurse midwife with Diploma in nursing and registered with the Nurses Council of Tanzania or AMO/clinical officer with Diploma in clinical medicine with working experience not less than 2 years in Health related fields.

  • Technical skills and abilities:

    • Skills in Programming.

    • Computer skills and statistical package.

    • Skills in report writing

    • Skills in community mobilization and facilitation

    • Analytical skills

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based and communities.

  • Travel: 5% Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 3%