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26 Dec 2022

Project Coordinator at Caritas Tabora

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Job Description

Caritas Tabora, in collaboration with OSPREY FOUNDATION and the Catholic Relief Service (CRS) plan to implement a one-year project (January 2023- December 2023) on Awareness Creation to increase Covid 19 vaccination uptake in Tabora, Tanzania. The project aims to increase the up taking of vaccination in two Districts namely Tabora Municipal and Uyui in Tabora Region, Tanzania. The project will deploy generic approaches such as campaigns (door to door and mass campaigns), advocacy, faith-based platforms and service promotion.

The Executive Director of Caritas Tabora therefore announces (full time) contract-based job opportunities to all qualified Tanzanian candidates in the following positions:

Project Coordinator (1 Post)

The successful candidate will work directly with Caritas Tabora Director to coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Covid-19 vaccination rollout program in Tabora. He/she will facilitate the achievement of project objectives through coordinating and reporting on project progress which includes creation of awareness on Covid-19 vaccines. With regards to community awareness creation, the project will adhere to the Government Covid-19 protocol, the project plans to create more awareness, integrate and strengthen health systems, and religious settings to effectively engage in promoting Covid-19 vaccine up taking initiatives and delivering quality Covid-19 vaccine services; strengthening community involvement in promoting the vaccine at community level and increasing vaccine acceptance through CHW/Volunteers. Mass campaign and strategic advocacy meetings and trainings will be involved; this activity will target rural areas, and special groups such as elderly and people with disabilities.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

·To provide technical inputs for the implementation of Covid-19 vaccine up taking initiatives (this will include providing ongoing coaching, mentorship, and supervisions of implemented activities.

·Supporting the outreach Covid 19 vaccination services

·Engage communities, Government, and other implementing stakeholders in providing feedback and productive inputs that would guarantee feasible activities, ownership, quality and realized intended outcomes

·Provide coaching and mentorship to SILK groups to build their technical capacities to implement Covid-19 vaccine up taking initiatives.

·Monitor (in assistance with finance officer) partner financial burn-rate and timely implementation of targeted activities within respective quarter.

·Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep project management team informed on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

Basic Qualifications

·Reputable first Degree in Public health, Social Sciences and/ or related field

·Master’s in Public Health, Social Sciences will be an added advantage.

·At least 3-year proven work experience as a Training/ Program Coordinator, Facilitation skills, or similar role in resource limited healthcare delivery or administration.

·Good understanding & experiences working with MCDGWSP and Government health systems, RHMTs and CHMTs is desirable

·Experience working with donor funded projects implementing COVID 19 related and advocacy activities.

·Experience in utilization of virtual training platforms; skills and knowledge in MS Applications & ability to apply data in decision making.

·Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & Swahili

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·Excellent relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision

·Good capacity to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.

·Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment

·Strong written and oral communication skills

·Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills

·Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Age: Between 25 –45 years.

Salary: Negotiable.

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Method of Application

Interested applicants are requested to submit their letter of interest, CV, and credentials to the Director of Caritas Tabora by ordinary mails, E-mails or hand delivery not later than 28/12/2022 (see addresses on the header). Kindly note that, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Qualified Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply (indicate PWD on an envelope of your application package).

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Timothy P. Chombo


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