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19 Dec 2022

Zonal Program Coordinator at Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF)

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Job Description


The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a non- profit Trust, established in 2006 with the vision towards healthy lives and well-being for all, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. Its strategic mission is to contribute towards the attainment of better health outcomes through innovative health and related system solutions. BMF’s Vision and Mission can be achieved through empowered workforce, which is selfmotivated, committed to growth and integrity, and the one who pursues excellence in execution. BMF seeks for innovative, self-driven, dynamic, and competent qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies: –

Positions (2) Zonal Program Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Program and Business Development

Directorate: Programs & Business Development

Duty Station: Mbeya and Iringa

Contract Type: Full time

Overall purpose of the job:

Responsible for coordinating and managing activities/program scope implemented within the respective zone. To work as a link person between the region district and BMF. To provide effective support in program implementation, monitoring, evaluation for the achievement of the program objectives in line with BMF annual operational plan.

Roles and Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Program Manager Health systems prepare Zonal Office work plan based on the Program Department annual operational plan for the zone.
Ensure adherence to set policies and procedures including internal controls.
Assume financial accountability for funds allocated to Zones.
Liaise with Manager- Field Office Operations in scheduling various activities.
Allocate tasks to Zonal staff as per the planned activities.
In consultation with Program Manager Health systems Office coordinate stakeholders to ensure that planned events are implemented to meet the objectives of the Foundation.
Coordinate implementation of various projects/assignments carried out by BMF staff, key partners, consultants, and contractors.
Work with District Councils in facilitating relevant public events.
Represent BMF to external partners and stakeholders in the districts under jurisdiction.
Organize stakeholders/partners meeting at district council level.
Support advocacy activities.
Monitor all BMF- led projects in the districts under jurisdiction.
Provide support to BMF staff/consultants assigned to do M&E exercise
Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience
Bachelors’ Degree in community development, social sciences, public health, or equivalent qualifications.
At least five (5) years of relevant work experience in a similar position.
Ability to engage with Donors, Government and Non-State Institutions as well as responding effectively to deadlines and high demanding situations.
Familiarity with Tanzania Public and Private health care systems and services and their related stakeholders is an added advantage.

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Method of Application

For all interested candidates send your achievement focused CV, copy of relevant academic certificates and cover letter one zipped or single file addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation, via email: [email protected]

The deadline for application is on 4th January 2023 at 5.00pm

BMF is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. BMF is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible. In the event of any abuse, you may report by submitting your views/complaints via  

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