7 May 2024

Project Coordinator at Diocese of Central Tanganyika (DCT)

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Diocese of Central Tanganyika (DCT) – Dodoma in collaboration with Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM), would like to recruit a Project Coordinator to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the Enhancing Access to Inclusive Eye Health for

Children in Central zone of Tanzania under department of Ophthalmology – Mvumi Hospital on full time basis. Contract duration: One (1) year


The following is a list of the major responsibilities of the Project Coordinator. The responsibilities of the Project Coordinator are not limited to these points:

Ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project in general, in accordance with the approved project plan and further stipulations of the project contract between DCT – Mvumi Hospital and Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM)
Establish and monitor implementation schedules and cost plans.
Under the supervision of Head of Department of Eye care unit and in collaboration with other senior financial personnel, prepare and monitor project budgets and cash flow projections.
In close collaboration with the related staff from Mvumi Hospital, the Project Coordinator shall fulfill the following duties,

To identify and build relationships with key stakeholders and decisions makers, ensuring their expectations and involvement is effectively managed.
To communicate effectively and appropriately regarding key messaging about the programme to ensure clear understanding.
Coordinate efficient use of the project resources in line with the agreed budget and agree with CBM on necessary adjustments along the project progress.
To set and manage timelines as per requirement from Christoffel – Blindenmission (CBM)
Coordinate the efforts of the responsible stakeholders to implement the project activities and reach the project objectives,
To organize and facilitate workshops to meet their objectives.
To create documentation to aid communication on key issues, events, presentations and reporting in accordance with the donor’s guidelines.
To monitor the trend of activities implementation, identify programme challenges and spot anomalies and communicate back to project lead and Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM) to agree on 
necessary adjustments.
Organize and coordinate field visits for Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM) Tanzania and other 
stakeholders as directed by the senior management of the hospital.
Plan, organize and monitor training and outreach activities;
Ensure proper monitoring and quality control of the project activities.
Prepare, or as appropriate supervise the preparation of progress reports, annual 
reports, project completion reports and other reports that may be required by Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM) Tanzania within the given deadlines
Gather communication materials such as pictures in compliance with Christoffel- Blindenmission (CBM) and donor guidelines and requirements
Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Project Management, Business Administration/Management/Social Sciences or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institution
A Master Degree in the field mentioned above is a definite advantage
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project/Programme Management within a reputable development organization
Proven experience in project monitoring and budget control
Proven competence in project report writing (Narrative and Statistical)
Experience in procurement of goods and services 
 ▪ Financial management background as a plus.

Required skills and attributes for Project Coordinator:

The key skills and attributes identified for the role of Project Coordinator, which is essential and desirable:

Able to manage and develop relationships with high level NGO, government and other stakeholders with confidence
Relevant experience implementing projects in eye health and other public health sectors
Ability to collaborate with teams in remote locations, communicating efficiently in English and both written and verbally
Ability to execute planning and change management
Aptitude for problem solving, good prioritization skills, high organized & focused
Experience and aptitude to organize and facilitate Stakeholder meetings and 
Fully competent in the use of a computer including essential programmes (MS

Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and access to the internet; 
 ▪ Leadership and team building skills.

Strong analytical skills, negotiation skills and problem solving skills;
Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels;
Self-motivated and able to work independently from close supervision;
Extensive experience in data analysis, evidence gathering and knowledge management

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Method of Application

Please send the complete application to the following address: GENERAL SECRETARY, DIOCESE OF CENTRAL TANGANYIKA, P.O.BOX 15 DODOMA by posta, or email: [email protected] and copy to [email protected] or to the office of Human Resource Manager located at MACKAY HOUSE Room no. 23 accompanied with certified or relevant certificates, Curriculum Vitae, names and Telephone numbers of referees.


Complete applications must be submitted by 20th day of May 2024 at 15:30 pm 

Note: Only Shortlisted candidates shall be informed for Interview. Diocesan General Secretary 

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