United Republic of Tanzania: Surgeon

Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

The Volunteer will take the lead in advising the hospital management on the design of specialist Obstetrician/Gynaecological medical services at Kigoma Maweni Regional Referral hospital.

The role involves strengthening of services at district/local level health facilities, this includes;

Improving services and patient management, ensuring a link and good communication between Obstetrics and Gynaecology department and the new-born department and Improving infection control in the wards.

Position Requirements;

Qualified medical professional (MD specialized in Obstetrics/Gynaecology) with 5 years experience in the field.

Experience in setting up speciality services is an added advantage.

Due to the nature of funding for this program and the objectives we seek to achieve (promote South to South Volunteering), only volunteers from Lower Middle Income countries will be considered.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=cHdhbWJ1YS4wMzg1My4zODMwQHZzby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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Ethiopia: Knowledge Management and Learning Coordinator

Organization: HelpAge International
Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 19 Aug 2017

Open to International [unaccompanied] and National candidates of Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania

HelpAge International is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally. Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world. Only by collaborating can we achieve a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives. We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network to all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older people– including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions. In Africa region we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care.

HelpAge International Africa region seeks to recruit a Knowledge Management Coordinator who will be responsible for development and dissemination of high quality learning materials on social protection, health & care as well as humanitarian issues within the region. He/she will work closely with the Regional Programme Manager–Research Evidence and Learning to develop and roll out a region wide M & E and Knowledge Management strategy

Additionally, the post-holder will ensure effective management of M&E tasks within the Irish Aid funded AFFORD-II programme, provide support to the Regional Director and Head of Programmes in collating strategic learning data and resource materials, and support programme teams in development of learning ideas and review of proposals.

The post holder will have proven experience of designing and implementing evidence based learning and knowledge management strategies with high quality analytical and writing skills. Experience of digital data systems and application, experience in developing collaborative partnerships with other organisations, research/ academic institutions as well as ability to develop learning briefs from programme outcomes.

How to apply:

For a full job description and information on how to apply, please follow this link http://www.helpage.org//knowledgemanagementcoord

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United Republic of Tanzania: Project Assistant (2 year fixed term contract)

Organization: Sightsavers
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Aug 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Assistant to join our team and contribute to the planning, implementations and continuous monitoring and evaluation of our programmes to ensure maximum results.

Reporting into the Programme Manager you will be responsible for supporting and working with partners on site for enhancing equal accountabilities and therefore play a key role in planning and reviews of our programmes. You will collaborate with regional, district and other partners working in the geographical areas to facilitate the identification of new opportunities that interlinks with the initiatives of enhancing eye health services and programme growth and development.

The successful candidate will support planning and implementation of key projects working closely with key partners both internally and externally. You will assist with identifying areas of improvement through monitoring and evaluation of data then promote shared learning by producing factual reports to disseminate amongst associated networks. You will be a strong advocate for social inclusion and be sensitive to gender equality whilst conducting your duties as a Project Assistant.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in a relevant field such as Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Education or Development Studies. A minimum of 2 years working experience, ideally in an NGO setting and understanding of government systems in particular health and education. Experience of project management including financial administration/budgeting with the ability to explore data and produce effective reports in a timely manner. Sound knowledge of Microsoft products is essential as is the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

How to apply:

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://www.sightsavers.org/vacancies

As an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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