(PHC) Project Manager

at SolidarMed
Published September 11, 2022
Location Malinyi, Tanzania, United Republic of
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Primary Health Care Project “PHC”

 

The Project Manager assumes a pivotal role in providing technical leadership and oversight for the implementation of the new ‘Primary Health Care Project’ in Tanzania. This project will support the local health authorities to provide health care in a culturally appropriate way to the hard-to-reach population in Malinyi district through mobile clinic and outreach activities, combined with interventions to strengthen facility-based quality of care to ensure a continuum of care is established.

 

The Project Manager will work closely with the communities, health facility teams as well as with the Council and Regional Health Management teams to ensure successful project implementation.

 

Your tasks and responsibilities

 

Support local health authorities and manage the implementation of the project including the launch and activity planning of the Mobile Health Clinic

Coordinate with stakeholders such as the Council Health Management Team and the Ministry of Health for project monitoring, data collection and dissemination of progress

Ensure proper monitoring of activities, data collection and analysis. Participate in publication opportunities (if available) and dissemination of results

Develop periodic work plans and reports according to agreed milestones and donor requirements

Supervise and support the SolidarMed team in Malinyi

Ensure proper management of project resources (human, financial, material resources)

Share lessons learned, proactively network with other actors and NGOs

Your profile

 

To best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team, we are looking for a highly motivated individual with the following qualifications:

 

Public Health expert or Medical Doctor with at least 5 years of project management experience, including staff and financial management

Public health work experience in rural settings

Strong organisational, communication and negotiation skills to facilitate policy dialogue with government bodies

Solid computer skills, ideally also data analysis

Team-player with good inter-personal skills

Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner

Interest in knowledge sharing, implementation research and scientific exchange (experience in research would be an asset)

Willingness to travel in the district and to other parts of the country for representation and networking

We offer

 

The opportunity to have a significant impact to improve lives of a very vulnerable population

The possibility to contribute with clinical expertise

A stimulating environment, linked to an international research organization and other NGOs

Being part of a highly motivated team

An attractive benefit package

Family posting (local primary school available) in a rural and safe setting

 

How to apply

 

Please email your application citing reference “Primary Health Care project manager, Malinyi, Tanzania 2023” and include

 

your CV including 3 references (max. 2 pages)

a covering letter outlining your motivation and how you meet the requirements

Applications are accepted in electronic format only. Please also mention how you heard about the job posting (if internet, please mention which site).

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