Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania (AKHST) – an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a non-profit international organization that supports social development programs in Tanzania completed a major expansion to position the institution to become a leading and integrated tertiary and teaching health care system in Tanzania. As part of its health systems strengthening initiatives in working with and supporting Government Health Programmes. AKHST and (AFD) are partnering on a new innovative comprehensive cancer project aiming at strengthening cancer care in Tanzania through PPP with Tanzanian-based CCP partners: (Ministry of Health. Community Development. Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), Ocean Road Cancer Research Institute (ORCI). Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) and Muhimbili National Hospital with technical support from Institute Curie in delivering a full range of cancer services. The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP). proposed high-quality, evidence-based comprehensive initiative aimed at reducing the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality in two target regions (Dar es Salaam and Mwanza). The project’s 4 major components include a) Improve and expand existing oncology infrastructure to provide more comprehensive oncology care through health systems strengthening, b) build the capacity of staff in participating institutions to provide high quality cancer care by trained specialists, and tram and retain local professionals through accredited programs: c) strengthen community cancer care practices by delivering affordable, comprehensive health care services for preventive services including primary prevention, screening, and early detection and d) develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and participating institutions on joint research agenda and initiatives AKHST is seeking the following health professionals and administrative positions to be part of this exciting project: .
POSITION SUMMARY The incumbent will be responsible for administrative, capacity building of project staff and stakeholders, provide day to day support of project activities, manage project inventories, support budget preparation and planning, maintain filing systems, documentation and reporting relating to the project. Furthermore, he or she will be responsible for maintaining close communication and collaboration with ministry and government health facilities, coordinate and supervise health information, monitor quarterly and annual project performance, setting project timelines and ensuring quality deliverables.
Job Skills: Not Specified
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• University degree in relevant field of study (e.g. Social Sciences, Development Economics, Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics).
• Two years working experience in relevant field
• Experience in supervising staff and working closer with multiple stakeholders
• Comprehensive knowledge in data collection and analysis
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of the position or hand delivered to human resource department, p. O. Box 2289. Ocean road. Dar es salaam. Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for submission of applications is end of business day on 6th december, 2019.