Showing posts with label PROGRAM OFFICER. Show all posts
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Monday, August 13, 2018

Pearson Jobs In Johannesburg, Programme Convenor Humanities

 Programme Convenor Humanities in Johannesburg, South Africa

Description
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Due to the nature and size of the organisation it is not possible to provide a

comprehensive list of all the responsibilities in this role. Responsibilities may change in consultation with the Head of Programme.

Academic guidance

    Provide academic leadership to lecturing staff and ensure the quality and success of modules provided to all relevant stakeholders.

    Manage, monitor, develop and evaluate the programmes and modules within the Faculty (or across Faculties, depending on campus size and context)

    Active participation in teaching and supervision (maximum of 14 - 16 lecture periods a week).

    Liaison with academic colleagues and relevant expertise in the field and industry to ensure ongoing quality service delivery of the modules.

    Coordinate Communities of Practice (CoP) for the respective subject areas on Campus.

    Adherence to academic policies, processes and procedures.

    Support research activities as per faculty requirements.

    Support structures such as Research Committee and Academic Committee.

    Conduct lecturer evaluations and design developmental interventions to ensure academic quality.

Academic monitoring

    Academic monitoring of the modules, including but not limited to attendance, lecturer evaluations and module evaluations.

    Control and quality assurance of all academic activities relating to the modules including curriculum development, teaching, assessment and research.

    Participation, where appropriate, in student registration and administration process including the approval of credits, including recognition of prior learning, condonations and exemptions relating to the modules.

    Assistance with the maintenance of student records in co-operation with the Academic Admin Manager / Academic Admin Coordinator and academic administration staff where relevant.

    Participation, where relevant, in campus academic meetings.

    Participation, where relevant, in management meetings.

    Implement and Monitor academic support programs and interventions.

General management

    Ensure implementation of the student charter.

    Overall management of the qualifications, the resources and operations.

    Chair campus faculty meetings

    Coordinate open days and events in conjunction with Business Development

    Organise workshops and excursions to enhance student experience.

    Arrange Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and other experiential learning opportunities in line with employability framework.

    Coordination of human resources and professional development in the relevant programmes and modules in consultation with the Academic Manager / Academic Coordinator.

    Implementation of appropriate orientation procedures for staff.

    Maintaining policies and procedures.

    Assessment and motivation of lecturers.

    Staff and student communication.

    Ensure strict adherence to the code of conduct for staff.

    Ensure strict adherence to the conditions of enrollment for students.

Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.

Qualifications
    Masters in humanities field (Law, Social sciences)

Primary Location: ZA-ZA-Johannesburg

Work Locations: ZA-Bedfordview-9 Concord 9 Johannesburg 2008

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 12, 2018

Job Unposting: Aug 17, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1809898

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

APPLICATIONS LINK

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

EY South Africa Careers, Advisory Graduate Programme 2018 / 2019

 Advisory Graduate Programme 2019 - Performance Improvement Customer


New Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

If you want to join EY then we are looking for talented graduates like you! The talent we recruit and the training and development opportunities we provide are fundamental to our success. We provide our graduates with the opportunity and support they need to build a career that is right for them.

Overview
The EY Customer team focus on advisory and execution capabilities to improve the performance of our clients’ customer facing functions and supporting operations:

        Marketing effectiveness covers areas such as campaign management, channel strategy and product development
        Sales force effectiveness covers areas such as sales planning and budgeting, incentives and compensation and sales lifecycle management
        Customer Service effectiveness covers areas such as contact centre transformation, service quality management, and self service
        Cross functional capabilities covers areas such as Customer Experience, Single Customer View and Customer Economics that look at customer interactions across marketing, sales and customer service

Role description
Within the EY Customer Practice, you'll contribute technically to Customer client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Functions of the graduate
        Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
        You will contribute to the effective management of the active engagements taking place within your priority sector.
        As a respected professional, you'll communicate effectively with EY senior managers, managers, assistant managers and work to build and motivate high-performing teams.

Knowledge:
        You'll have knowledge of a number of the following areas:
        Customer strategy, including customer experience and customer operating models
        Sales and channel management, including sales force and marketing effectiveness, bid management effectiveness and channel optimization
        Customer service improvement, including customer service performance improvement, customer service recovery and contact centre optimization
        Customer intelligence and economics, including customer acquisition and retention, account and channel segmentation
 
You'll have experience in one or more of Ernst & Young's priority industry sectors:
        Retail and Consumer Products
        Banking and Insurance
        Government & Public
        Telecommunications

Key responsibilities:

    Client service

        Understand all EY service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients
        Participate in Customer engagements and collaborate with an integrated team of cross-functional consultants from various parts of the Advisory business
        Help prepare reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
        Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
        Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organization
        Similarly, you'll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and share any issues with senior members of the team.

2 Operations support 
    Ensure the sound management and timeous execution of all day to day business management functions as required by the Customer team
    Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
    Create and implement leading practices for improving processes.

The Personal Skills we are looking for:
    Adept at using business knowledge to make recommendations, and suggest ways to improve or change business outcomes
    Good communication and organizational skill
    Confident in identifying and raising concerns to leaders, regarding variances or situations with a material threshold
    Knowledgeable on how professional services firms operate
    Excellent software skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and Lotus Notes
    Strong leadership, presentation, and problem-solving skills
    Comfortable with change that results from frequent business re-organizations
    Ability to teach new skills to others
    Competent at interpreting and applying Ernst & Young policies, giving accurate and consistent guidance to others
    Strong listening skills
    A strong focus on quality and efficiency
    English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication 
 
Qualifications
    Honours degree in Marketing, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Accounting preferable.

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Performance Improvement?

To achieve their potential, businesses need to continuously achieve and sustain performance improvement in a rapidly changing environment. As one of our performance improvement advisors, you'll help many of the world's leading businesses and governments tackle their most pressing issues. Working in multidisciplinary teams, often directly with leaders of major organizations, you'll bring diverse perspectives to every challenge. We'll help you achieve your potential by supporting your professional development and giving you experience of working with a diverse range of clients. You'll have the opportunity to build your skills in one of our focused competency groups, including: Finance, Customer, Supply Chain, IT Advisory, People & Organization, Program Management or Strategic Direction. You'll also have the opportunity to team with professionals from other parts of the organization in multidisciplinary engagements, especially those in Risk. At Ernst & Young, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.

APPLICATIONS LINK

Mtn Sa Innovation Centre Vacancies, Programme Manager

Programme Manager Job: TOPP & CIMA

       
Location        Roodepoort,ZA
       
Organization Name        MTN SA - Innovation Centre
       
Department Description             CFO – Business Finance and Assurance
          

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job:
To enable the creation of future staffing capacity to meet the financial and commercial needs of MTN through the development and execution of programmes such as TOPP and CIMA, to ensure availability of high calibre, professionally trained staff.

Context:
•   Understanding of the capacity issues within the South African context
•   Dynamic legal and regulatory environment, including and not limited to Skills Development, SAICA regulations, TOPP regulations etc.
•   Evolving industry sector constantly presenting new challenges and opportunities to the core businesses
•   The NQF and its external and internal accreditation
•   Participative environment – highly diverse and team-focused
•   ISO9000, 9002
•   Rapid advancement of systems and technology
•   Impacted on by the NQF and its external accreditation and internal accreditation to ensure high levels of service delivery
•   Within HR policies and guidelines and business needs                  

Key Performance Areas:

Task Complexity:


Policies and procedures
•   Develop and implement TOPP policies in line with SAICA regulations and code of ethics ensuring adherence to MTN learnership programme /policy and assessment criteria for trainees
•   Develop and implement retention policy with regard to trainees
•   Develop and define the TOPP programme
•   Development of CIMA policy ensuring alignment to MTN bursary policy
•   Ensure memorandums of understanding completed and submitted to SETA’s delete – now done by L&D
•   Ensure accurate reporting per student as per programme requirements
•   Develop the recruitment strategy and ensure alignment to SAICA requirements and MTN Graduate Development Programme

Assessment and Selection of Potential CA’s
•   Determine the future capacity requirements of the business with regards to CA’s to ensure alignment to future strategic goals
•   Identify criteria to be used in the nomination and selection of participants
•   Recruitment of students/trainee through arranging and selecting the appropriate advertising media as well as the actual selection of students/trainees both internal and external. Develop learning contracts in line with CIMA, TOPP and MTN requirements and ensure the implementation  of the TOPP and CIMA programmes

Mentorship of TOPP, CIMA and Management development
•   Development and implementation of Management Development Mentoring programme
•   Research and analyse best practice mentoring processes for the development of PPP’s
•   Ensure compliance to PPP’s
•   Develop and implement mentors training framework
•   Identify mentors along with the GM and train these mentors in accordance to framework – delete – mentoring now an informal process
•   Develop and implement the on the job orientation programme for CIMA & TOPP students ensuring alignment to CIMA and SAICA
•   Develop, implement and facilitate the induction programme ensuring alignment to CIMA , TOPP and MTN requirements

Programme Development
•   Facilitate Topp and CIMA programmes to Support students/trainees with regard to the interaction with the different institutes regarding lectures, progress and reporting on their behalf
•   Planning and execution of TOPP assessments and rotations
•   Ensure the programme meets the requirements of the framework as provided in the Skills Development legislation as well as the requirements of the institutes it is accredited to.
•   Liaise with SAQA to register the programme if required
•   Research and consider best practice, local conditions, trends, as well as competitor activity

Partner and Supplier Relationship Management

•   Set performance criteria (SLA’s) with partners and suppliers and manage performance and take corrective action where necessary
•   Ensure adherence to SLA in order to  satisfy  internal customers, namely, Learning and Development, CIMA Students, TOPP Trainees and Mentors.  The satisfaction of the external customers, namely, CIMA, ATCOR, SAICA.
•   Identify and recommend external parties to assist with programme implementation, as required
•   Assist in the selection of partners and suppliers as required
• Discussing, drafting, reviewing, negotiating and updating contracts/memorandum of agreements with service providers.

CIMA and TOPP Programme Implementation
•   Ensure adequate planning, coordination  and delivery of the programme in terms of activities, resources, timelines, follow-up dates, etc
•   Support and coordinate work to be performed by service providers
•   Identify, train and coordinate workplace assessors and mentors
•   Manage and redeploy resources to ensure fulfilment of training plans and objectives

Programme Effectiveness and Quality
•   Ensure that the organisation is accredited to perform assessments on individuals to ensure that the learning outcomes have been achieved in line with SAICA
•   Redesign / re-launch programme when required
•   Continually improve programmes to enhance effectiveness, efficiency and performance, as well as return on investment
•   Provide status / progress reports as required

Programme Finances – this is now all done by L&D
•   Assist in securing funding for learnerships – SETA funding
•   Ensure MTN receives grants and tax incentives on the successful conclusion of learnership agreements
•   Completion of Memorandum of Understandings with Service providers for  recognition by SETA to obtain funding
•   Completion and submission of reports and SLA documents to SDF for submission to the ISSET SETA

Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Complexity:
Management of Financial Learnership Administrator
Training of sub-ordinate
•   To determine sub-ordinate training needs through IDP process and recommending training accordingly. Improvement of skills and  knowledge of through training and studying
•   Set boundaries within which service providers will operate
•   Enable service providers to do their work by monitoring and problem solving
•   Continually assess the technical competence of the service providers
•   Evaluate and assess performance of service providers
•   Actively manage non-performance
•   Indirect management of TOPP trainees and CIMA trainees
•   Management of TOPP and CIMA programmes
•   Full HR responsibility with regard to these trainees

Budget management
•   Manage both CIMA and TOPP budgets
•   Forecasting of both CIMA and TOPP budgets

Role Complexity:
•   Evaluate the training programmes that become feeders for TOPP/CIMA ( eg. Thuthuka Pro and other bursary funds)
•   Other adhoc research and recommendations , related to training

Creativities (improvement/innovation inherent):
•   Suggests concrete ways to improve resource utilisation
•   Apply market research in an optimal way to continually improve programmes
•   Implement cost-saving activities

Vulnerabilities (control span):
•   Business expectations vs. the delivery reality
•   Legislative changes
•   Lack of buy-in from stakeholders
•   Budgetary constraints that impact on the short and long term strategies that are being devised
•   Prescriptive regulatory environment impacting on solution development
•   Poor stakeholder management
       
Job Requirements
       
       Minimum Requirements:

Education:

•   OD-ETDP Practitioner with 3 year Diploma/ Degree

Experience:
•   At least 2-3 years experience in Learning and development and training
•   Required to have a strong understanding of the finance environment with regard to processes
•   Experience in training needs identification
•   Experience in the accreditation of ETDP unit standards and skills development
•   Managing a program of similar nature an advantage

Training:
•   Computer training
•   Skills development training
•   Project management
•   SAQA standards training
•   NQF system training
       
Additional Details          

Competencies:

Head - Big Picture Focus

•   Strategy Implementers - Ensures execution of strategies through creating and implementing tactical plans for others to follow
•   Decisive Problem Solver - Has the mental agility to identify business challenges and explore effective solutions through effective influencing
•   Best Practice Value Creator - Encourages commercial innovation and continuous improvement for systems, processes, products and service offerings

Heart – Emotionally Intelligent
•   Culture and Change Champion -  Role models ethical practices by living the MTN values and vital behaviours for others to follow
•   Guiding People Manager - Is self-aware and guides team capability development through opportunity creation for realising potential
•   Relationship Builder - Builds relationships across the business to influence decision-makers and build team credibility

Hands – Results Focused
•   Results Achiever - Produces sustainable divisional results through ethical practices
•   Operationally Astute - Sets priorities, plans, organizes and co-ordinates the work of others

Knowledge:
•   In-depth knowledge of Skills Development legislation
•   In-depth knowledge of CIMA and TOPP
•   In-depth understanding of the National Qualifications Framework
•   Knowledge of the criteria for quality training and learning practices in the workplace as defined by the National Skills Board Regulations of March 1998

Skills / physical competencies:
•   Planning skills – plan, prioritise, resource allocation and deliver on time
•   Technical / professional excellence
•   Relationship building
•   Computer literate
•   Problem solving skills
•   Communication skills
•   Influencing skills
•   Negotiation skills
•   Project Management skills
•   Presentation / facilitation skills

Behavioural qualities:
•   Team orientation –working in an integrated team environment
•   Relationship builder – strong people-focus
•   Resilience – maintaining composure and dealing effectively with stress
•   Flexible and adaptable – changing opinions / behaviour in the light of changing situations
•   Approachable
•   Diplomacy and tact
•   Consultative
•   Perseverance
•   Independent-minded – ability to work independently
•   Reliable and dependable

How To Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates interested in this position can submit an application by clicking on the "Apply" button and upload a comprehensive copy  of their CV/Resume.

Closing Date: 08 August 2018

APPLICATIONS FORM

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Project Officers & Marinne Programme Coordinator Jobs AT WWF Organization

MARINE PROGRAMME (CO-ORDINATOR)

The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and motivated Programme Coordinator responsible for the management of the WWFTCO Marine Programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Programme Coordinator assumes responsibility for day-to-day co-ordination and management of the programme, ensuring the programmes personnel and financial resources are used in an effective, accountable and consultative manner, and ensuring that work plans are planned and implemented to deliver expected outputs and objectives. It is also the Programme Coordinator’s responsibility to develop strong relations with counterpart Government agencies, as well as non-Government partners. S/he will train and manage a sizeable staff team divided across field offices in Mafia, Kilwa and Dar es-salaam, S/he will Coordinate on-going implementation of the Marine Programme as per country strategic plan, S/he shall oversee all planning and implementation of activities to ensure delivery of expected outputs and objectives and to meet commitments to partners and donors. It is the Programme Coordinator’s responsibility to develop strong relations with counterparts and stakeholders such as Government agencies. S/he will oversee management of the Programmes financial resources, including adherence to annual budgets and work plans by field offices and field activities, partner institutions and 3rd party consultants; by monitoring and guiding overall implementation on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis, ensuring that programme funding is disbursed and accounted for in an efficient, transparent and scrupulous manner.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
Minimum Master’s degree in natural resources management with specialization in the field of fisheries or marine and coastal resources management. Solid experience required of not less than 5 years on development and management of projects/ programmes on fisheries co-management (especially development of Beach Management Units [BMUs]), coastal resources management, sustainable coastal livelihoods, micro-finance, community capacity-building & awareness, marine protected area management, marine species conservation and relevant fisheries monitoring and research. Good technical, organizational, interpersonal and team building skills, strong skills in project planning, coordination, staff management, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation and partner relations are needed. Candidates should have an ability to work effectively with a wide variety of partners and disciplines, diplomatic and multi-cultural skills, in the local context. Excellent oral, and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili are essential.

 

DEVELOPMENT CORRIDORS PARTNERSHIP PROJECT OFFICER

The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and motivated Development Corridors Partnership Project Officer The concept of ‘development corridors’ is increasingly used to support economic growth in Africa, This project is therefore focused on corridors in Eastern Africa, particularly the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) and the Lamu Port and Lamu- Southem Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor (LAPSSET) in Kenya. The work is structured around three outcomes and six Work Packages, fully integrating research and capacity development, and significant policy engagement and outreach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Officer will assumes responsibility for day-to-day management of the project including organization of higher level planning meetings for the project such as the inception meeting; the mid-term conference, and the end of project meeting; Work to package results of ongoing and new Development Corridors Partnership funded work and making that available in the right form; Coordinate the project work of the whole consortium and respond to the needs of all partners World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC), Tanzania, Kenya and China). Partnerships to Ensure there is co-learning opportunities for the senior staff from UK, Kenya, Tanzania and China.; Liaise closely with UNEP-WCMC staff and visit research fields; Link to the CARE/ WWF Alliance and Sustainable Investment programmes of the WWF and link with any work to the corridor investments; Liaise with the SAGCOT centre in Tanzania and provide feed back from SAGCOT meetings any information that can help the Development Corridors Partnership project implement policy relevant research; Provide up-to-date knowledge/summary on past or any ongoing corridor investment in Tanzania, not limited to growth corridors

Required Qualifications and skills: University
  Bachelor degree in Natural Resources, Business Management, Development Studies or related fields; Proven track record in successfully managing inter-institutional relations, preferably in the development field; At least 5 years professional experience in inter-institutional relationship management; Highly competent on report writing skills, ability to understand the complex, understanding of the key principles of good project delivery (objective, outcomes, outputs, activities and monitoring indicators) Knowledge and experience of the realities of development issues, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector;Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; Kiswahili, or any other language could be an added advantage.

Additional information, 
 including Terms of Reference, can be obtained in the offices of WWF Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam. Applications must include a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, via email to: [email protected] by Friday, 22nd June 2018 at 4:30 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Job Opportunities In Tanzania

Wildlife Trade Project Officer


1. BACKGROUND:
TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. We actively monitor and investigate wildlife trade and provide information to diverse audiences worldwide as a basis for effective conservation policies and programmes. TRAFFIC is a strategic alliance of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and is an international network, organised into eight regional programmes.

TRAFFIC is currently implementing the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Wildlife Trafficking, Response, Assessment, Priority Setting' (Wildlife-TRAPS) Project.
This initiative is designed to tackle the illegal trade of terrestrial and marine wildlife between Africa and Asia. Wildlife 'TRAPS is focusing on disrupting the illegal trade of high value species between Central and East & Southern Africa and East and South East Asia through the development of targeted actions and testing new innovative partnerships and approaches.

2. OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for ensuring the timely and effective implementation of Wildlife TRAPS and activities in East Africa and capturing the impact and learning that arise from these activities.
Helping to establish and maintain relationships and' support dialogue amongst an 'international community' of Wildlife TRAPS stakeholders in East Africa and collaborators including both private and public sectors;
Helping to manage, relationships with relevant USAID missions and to ensure the Wildlife TRAPS Project integrates productively with other USAID funded initiatives and programmes operating both within and between Africa and Asia.
Supporting a rigorous evaluation process for activities and interventions delivered through the project in particular; capturing and communicating the findings from this in order to amplify Wildlife TRAPS impact where feasible and appropriate. ·
Supporting the wider TRAFFIC East Africa team as necessary.

3. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
A university degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., biology, political science, social science, international relations, law, economics, or journalism).
At least 4 years' experience in wildlife conservation and sustainable development issues, preferably with an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) or Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO).
A willingness and ability to travel widely and frequently and to work under pressure.
Strong working knowledge of political and policy making processes within East Africa
Fluency in spoken and written English
Familiarity with standard word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, and with electronic communication technology.

Additional information.
Applications must include a Cover Letter and complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to TRAFFIC Human Resources Manager through [email protected] by June 12th 2018 at 5:00 pm. Indicate the name of the position ?n the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam. WWF and TRAFFIC are equal opportunity Organizations.

Nafasi Za Kazi JHPIEGO Mwanza & Kigoma, Vitengo Viwili

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 42 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations.
Jhpiego is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania and wishes to recruit the following positions:

1. Position: Regional Program Manager- [1 position based in Kagera]


Position Overview:
The Regional Program Manager will be responsible for leading regional operations and oversee implementation in all districts targeted by the Project in the Kagera region. S/he will work closely with Regional and District Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts to set district priorities, and will provide leadership and management support to regional-level project staff and ensure they are working in a coordinated, rational and integrated way in the pursuit of Project deliverables. The Regional Program Manager will also coordinate with the USAID Boresha Afya Project technical team to tailor assistance based on regional needs and will engage other sectors at the regional/district level. The person selected for this position will actively participate in regional RMNCH policy and strategy discussions including planning and progress reviews with other stakeholders, as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in social sciences, public health, healthcare management or other relevant field. At least 7 years demonstrated experience implementing and managing health programs
• Experience in managing a large office and professional staff
• Proven leadership in team building, and demonstrated ability to achieve results
• Extensive knowledge of the local health systems
• Previous experience and understanding of USG funded programs
• Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: Maternal and Newborn Health, Child Health, Family Planning, and/or Malaria
• Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships with local government, key stakeholders and other agencies
• Demonstrated experience in writing program performance reports, as well as documentation of program results
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
• Ability to travel up to 30%

2. Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- (1 position based in Mwanza)


Position Overview:
The MS E Officer will monitor progress toward PMP targets in assigned geographic and technical areas and assist in routine data collection, analysis and use. Conduct M&E capacity-building as part of clinical trainings and during site visits to provide mentoring on data analysis and use. Provide support to technical teams for MCH, malaria, and FP to ensure data quality and timely reporting for project performance. Participate in assessments and communication of project results at regional, district/council, facility, and community levels. Support use of health management information system to collect RM2NCAH data. Support regional, council, and facility levels in data collection, analysis, and use.

Required Qualifications:
• A Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Health or a related field
• Five (5) years of work experience in monitoring and evaluation of health related projects and/or HMIS work
• Experience working with MOH information systems and personnel is an added benefit
• Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills
• Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision
• Adequate experience in writing reports, and developing concepts.
• Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office
• Good analytical, communication and report writing skills.
• Demonstrated ability to manage project activities, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of programs.
• Good interpersonal skills and team work
• Extensive knowledge of the health programs in the region
• Extensive knowledge of MOH core function and systems
• Excellent understanding of training systems including experience with facilitation of training
• Strong background in and knowledge of reproductive health and family planning, supervision and quality improvement systems. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and RH/FP including integration of programs in Tanzania,

Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the subject line of your a-mail Applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable processional references a cover letter and your salary  history. Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered.

All applications should be sent through email: [email protected] Electronics applications are encouraged. The subject on your application email should be the Title of the position you are applying for, so that we do not miss your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Friday 15 June 2018, at 5:00 P.M.

Caution to the applicants:

There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: [email protected] is the ONLY address to use when you send your application for the above positions. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong - doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource through [email protected]

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Muhimbili University Online Application, Program Manager Job

MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCE (MUHAS) IN COLLABORATION WITH DUKE UNIVERSITY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science in collaboration with Duke University are implementing project titled: Family psychoeducation for adults with psychotic disorders in Tanzania (FamPE). The above mentioned study expects to employ the following staff:

PROGRAM MANAGER (FamPE STUDY COORDINATOR) - 1 Post


Detailed Job Description:
Reports to: PI and Co-PIs for research components of FamPE Programme. The study manager position in the FamPE is a position that involves three broad areas of duties and responsibilities:

1) Project related research and mentoring

    Assist the PI and Co-PIs to enable implementation of study protocol. The study manager is the lead person in all activities related to the FamPE project including;
    Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the FamPE protocol
    Monitoring study participant accrual and ensuring randomization occurs as per protocol
    Development of data collection and capture tools for process and effects evaluation,
    Lead the data collection teams
    Monitoring the quality of data collection
    Coordination of work with the Mbeya based data unit to ensure data cleaned in readiness for analysis.
    Design site specific work-plans for implementation of evaluation related activities
    Assist FamPE project logistics, manage intervention programme adaptation, implementation and diffusion
    Facilitate under supervision of the PI and Co-PIs all training activities related to evaluation of the FamPE protocol
    Protocol specific training
    Coordinate and ensure annual research ethics training of project staff
    Attending all study related meetings and taking the lead in providing weekly and monthly feed-back against work plans on intervention evaluation activities
    Undertake annual ethics and other project relevant training courses as stipulated within the FamPE Project

2) Analyses and writing;

    The staff member will be expected to work with PIs and the Co-PIs (MUHAS &Mbeya) in analysis and writing up of data related to this protocol
    The staff member will be expected to develop analysis plan(s) under supervision by the PIs in specific areas of personal interest and develop manuscript(s) that he/she will be lead author.

3) Any other duties as required by the PIs.

Preferred qualifications:
Candidate should be a Degree holder in the Social Sciences with specialization in Public Administration, Project Management or related fields .Significant experience in research administration and health research management and proven ability to ensure high quality research program/projects outcomes will be required.

Skill sets:
    Attention to detail
    Strong monitoring and evaluation skills.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team.
    Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, power point, and data management/analysis software etc.

Mode of application:

Interested candidates should submit an application letter, CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees to the FamPE Research Coordinator, Dr.Praxeda James Swai, through her e-mail address: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 11th June, 2018