Human Resources for Health Coordinator (1 position)
The U. S. Peace Corps, a leading international community-based development agency working in Tanzania since 1961, offers an attractive senior level professional opportunity with a competitive salary. Peace Corps (PC) provides American Volunteers (PCVs) to requesting communities and groups throughout Tanzania, in the areas of Community Health Education, Sustainable Agriculture, and Secondary Education – Science and Math, including the cross-sector programming initiatives HIV/AIDS, malaria, food security, and Gender in Development.
The successful Human Resources for Health (HRH) Coordinator candidate will be responsible for managing partnerships/relationships with university medical and nursing school partners or other types of partners, and supporting HRH nurses and doctor placements in these institutions. In conjunction with the partners, the HRH Coordinator will identify areas of need and opportunities, support the partners in the development of HRH Position Descriptions, and work with Peace Corps Headquarters through the process of recruitment and deployment to Tanzania. S/he assists with Volunteer support as well as overall monitoring and evaluation of HRH activities at the site and country level. S/he will prepare reports and support administrative needs, as necessary. When necessary, s/he represents Peace Corps with partner organizations, and advocates for the agency’s interests.
The Human Resources for Health Coordinator will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Director of Programming and Partnerships. This position may require up to 20% travel throughout Tanzania.
Education: Bachelor’s degree. Coursework in management or development. Master’s Degree desirable.
Experience: Four years progressively responsible experience in managing activities, including planning, coordination, and communication on tasks with colleagues and partners.
Experience with design and organization of training events.
Experience with documentation and reporting on activities.
Language: Level IV (Fluent) spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
Skilled at managing and organizing detailed information.
Skilled at planning and evaluating meeting and training events.
Proficient in computer use and Microsoft Office suite of applications.
Ability to act with diplomacy and tact with staff, PCVs, Trainees, community members and government officials.
Abilities: To work on a team, facilitate training for adults. Develop and maintain mid-level contacts within the host government, universities, and international aid agencies partners. Render advice, employing sound judgment within PC guidelines. Must have well developed listening ability and a sensitive yet pragmatic and realistic manner.
Applications must be received no later than August 30, 2019. Please email a cover letter, CV, personal address and complete contact information, and names and contact information of relevant professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Human Resources for Health Coordinator” in the subject line.
If necessary applications can be posted to the attention of: Director of Management & Operations, Human Resources for Health Coordinator Application, U.S. Peace Corps Tanzania, P. O. Box 9123, Dar es Salaam.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone inquiries or visits will be accepted.