12 Feb 2019

Management and Development for Health Jobs in Tanzania : District Maternal and Child Officer

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Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization (NGO) that works with the Government of Tanzania (GoT) to address public health priorities through evidence based interventions.
In Dar es Salaam, MDH supports the Government of Tanzania through the Municipal councils of Ilala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Ubungo and Kigamboni in implementation of HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment programme. MDH on behalf of Kinondoni Municipal Council seeks to employ the following staff:

The District Maternal and Child Officer (DMCHO) is a self-motivated individual who will assist the Regional Maternal and Child Health Officer (RMCHO) in implementation of the MCH activities at district level. She/he will report to the Regional MCHO and will work in close collaboration with the Regional Maternal and Child Health Manager (RMCHM).

• Assist MDH supported PMTCT and Pediatrics clinics to meet the national standards for comprehensive management of HIV/AIDS
• Support the MCH unit to achieve optimal uptake of viral loads services among clients in both pediatrics and PMTCT units
• Coordinate and actively participate in Joint Supportive Supervision (JSS) with the district teams
• Support and supervise facility and provider tailored mentorship
• Identify training needs among supported facilities and ensure that quality trainings are conducted
• Offer follow up of trained HCPs to ensure that the knowledge gained translate into skills and competency acquisition
• Assist the RMCHO & RMCHM in preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual district reports
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the line manager

• Bachelor Degree/ Advance Diploma in Social Work
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine/ Nursing/ Nurse Midwife
• At least three years of experience on HIV/AIDS Program implementation
• Minimum of three years’ experience on MCH unit service
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work in team setting
• Integrity

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      Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, CVs, Certified photocopies of certificates, names and contact information of two references. Applications should be submitted by 19th February, 2019 to the HR Manager, MDH through e-mail [email protected]  or drop by hand at our MDH Mikocheni Office near New Regency Park Hotel. Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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