Wednesday, January 23, 2019

List of New Jobs at FHI 360 Tanzania

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Position: Database Manager
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in Database Manager- USAID Boresha Afya - Southern Zone Position for USAID Boresha Afya Southern Zone Project.
The purpose of the project is to support Government of Tanzania (GoT) efforts to increase access to high quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, especially for women and youth, with focus on HIV, TB, maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health and nutrition outcomes.


Position Responsibilities
  • In close collaboration with the program’s M&E team, responsible for a leadership role in database design and data management, analysis and reporting
  • Producing regular high-quality analysis products as needed by project staff and for reporting
  • Designing and developing database applications in response to program’s information needs (e.g. DHIS2, SQL, MS Access, MS Excel, EMR)
  • Installing developed applications, writing application manuals, and training/building capacity of users▪Automating data transfer from DHIS2 to Project database (ProDMIS) and from ProDMIS to PEPFAR database (DATIM) for program indicators
  • Developing a web-based reporting system that can validate and clean collected data for program indicators monthly
  • Automating tables/ graphs with updated data as per pre-set requirements
  • Maintaining the program’s databases including: monitoring and optimizing databases designs, contents, structure and other management issues; performing backup and recovery of databases; managing databases users; taking appropriate measures to ensure security of data; recommending hardware and software upgrades to the databases server as needed
  • Coordinating data management issues) within the data users group
  • Developing standardized programming, data quality checks, and data documentation procedures;
  • Designing and developing data analytics products to enhance project performance monitoring and promoting data use
  • Developing and ensuring adherence to policies for security and confidentiality of program’s identifiable health data
  • Monitoring staff compliance with confidentiality policies to assure that security standards are met
  • Determining and refining program’s GIS requirements
  • Designing systems to automate and create special maps from GIS and health datasets; using tools to combine GIS datasets and creating new information, investigating patterns and analyzing spatial data; writing standard metadata for GIS data resources; working on special GIS projects as assigned; developing custom data, statistics, reports, presentations and other products in a team environment
  • Developing web based and mobile GIS applications, customizing desktop GIS software to facilitate end user training and ease of use; training users and providing support for desktop applications
  • Liaising closely with ICT department MOHCDCEG, participating in task forces and TWGs and sharing project lessons learned with Government and stakeholders
  • In close collaboration with ICT department and m-Community of practice develop/strengthen a DHIS2 data collection application for CTC2, PMTCT, TB, FP and HIV-HBC with built-in data validation checks and offline mode capabilities, for health care workers and data clerks at facilities, enabling them to quickly populate and submit accurate health information based on the Mtuha registers ▪In collaboration with regional teams, developing, implementing and monitoring supportive supervision and QI initiatives for improved data management.
  • Organizing a system for mentoring where required ▪Remain informed of current applicable experiences by partners and relevant practices in other countries and published literature; monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of activities;
Position Requirements
  • MS/MA in Computer Sciences or Biostatistics degree with 5-7 years experience in systems development and Health Management Information System (HMIS); OR BS/BA in similar field with 7-9 yrs experience in the related area
  • Working knowledge of national HMIS, policies and strategies
  • Demonstrated experience leading database design using open source and proprietary relational databases and MS Excel
  • Demonstrated experience in implementation of open source health data management tools including dhis2, openMRS, openEMR, OpenHIE and openSRP
  • Proficiency in statistical analyses using SPSS, STATA, or SAS programming language▪ Demonstrated experience in GIS mapping
  • Demonstrated experience in developing system for automated data transfer between DHIS2 and DATIM
  • Ability to work well with others in teams and to develop and maintain team spirit among project staff, sub-grantees, facility and community staff, as well as consultants
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint▪ Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness
  • Ability to travel to implementation districts a minimum of 50%.
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: tz_recruitment@fhi360.org or please apply on line. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: January 30, 2019 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Position: Country Coordinator, Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
JOB SUMMARY:
FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Country Coordinator for an anticipated project, East Africa Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS) Phase II. BRICS II will implement a holistic approach to promoting community resilience including working with national and subnational authorities to improve their ability to prevent violent conflict, working with and in at-risk communities, conducting research to inform interventions and facilitate dialogues among stakeholders. It is anticipated that this program will focus primarily on Kenya, with a secondary focus on Tanzania and Mozambique and a third line of effort in Uganda and Ethiopia. The Country Coordinator will report to a Nairobi-based Project Director and will oversee project activities in Tanzania and share necessary information and lessons learned from country activities with other project offices in the region. The position is contingent on funding.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervises a team within the country office to ensure efficient and effective delivery of project activities
• Ensures appropriate monitoring of activities to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals and accurate financial and programmatic reporting
• Maintains regular communication with FHI 360 project staff in DC and other field offices.
• Ensures that solid relationships are built and maintained between and among FHI 360, UK donors, local government and civil society stakeholders, and other involved stakeholders.
• Contributes to program performance reports and biweekly updates.
• Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets and ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations.
• Coordinates partner efforts in activity implementation across country.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:
• Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, international development, community development, peace building and conflict management or other relevant fields (advanced degree preferred);
• Minimum of eight years’ relevant professional experience managing and implementing development projects focused on community development, multi-stakeholder engagement, peace building, preventing violent extremism or other related areas;
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage staff working in areas affected by violent extremism or conflict, preferably in East Africa;
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with communities, civil society, county government representatives, and other stakeholders;
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing;
• Ideally, the candidate will also have worked on UK funded programs or other donor programs.

Tanzanian and other East African nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to donor approval.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
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