Reports to:                         Office Manager

Duty Station:                     Zonal Offices (Mwanza & Dodoma)

Engender Health is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill the position of Administration Assistant.


EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles: choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.


EngenderHealth Tanzania is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates for the position of Admin Assistant of an anticipated DFID funded programme – Scaling Up Family Planning in Tanzania. This 5-year programme aims to scale up access to FP in rural and urban areas, enabling women to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. The programme will integrate a comprehensive range of services including care for victims of sexual violence and post abortion care and will seek innovative ways to reach people with disabilities and young people with family planning (FP) services.


The Administration Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the Zonal Coordinator in managing the front office desk/reception, safety and security of the office and administrative functions at the office. He/she will provide support to the procurement/stores function at the office.

 Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the front office desk/reception, including attending to the telephone, guest relations and communications.
  • Support office administration to include general office management, ensuring proper functioning of all office support systems i.e. photocopier, fax machine, telephone, generator etc.
  • Coordinate and facilitate information flow and follow up with programs, administration and finance for logistics mainly to do with hotel & flight bookings, airport transportation for office visitors and consultants’ logistics.
  • Prepare and dispatch communication, materials to respective stakeholders, institutions and organizations.
  • Support collation of travel plans on a monthly basis from all staff and arrange support accordingly.
  • Provide support to program workshops and events and liaise with staff and admin department and ensure that all the logistics such as venue, invitation, funds, transport etc. are prepared efficiently. Book accommodation for program staff where required.
  • Support the program team in implementation of activities which may include communication to stakeholders and participants; arrange training /supervision materials; schedule/confirm meetings etc.
  • Support procurement at the country office ensuring compliance to the organization’s SOPs and donor regulations, including timely procurements and payments to service providers, and ensure the store is managed according to EH standing operating procedures
  • Supervise the Office Assistants in performing their duties so as to keep the office premises clean, tidy and conducive to working.


  • Minimum of secondary school education and a Basic training in secretarial and office management from a reputable institution.
  • Basic computer (MS Office suite) with experience in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook.
  • Basic training or demonstrated work experience in store and inventory management
  • Exceptional interpersonal, teamwork, and partnering
  • A minimum of three (3+) years of experience in working for international agencies and donor-funded health programs is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working managing office store and inventory.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and teamwork.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill in English and Kiswahili




Title:                                      Driver/Office Assistant

Reports to:                           Regional Office Coordinator

Duty Station:                        Various (Tanga, Geita, Simiyu, Dodoma, Morogoro, Mtwara, Kagera & Coast)

EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill various Driver positions.


Reporting to the Regional Office Coordinator, The Driver supports EngenderHealth in managing the transportation and logistics of the various activities related to project.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle in the performance of various types of duties.
  • Responsible for assuring appropriate use of the assigned vehicle.
  • Responsible for accounting for each trip, record-keeping and attendant paperwork from each trip.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle, including inspection of the required fluid, lights, tire conditions and overall condition of the vehicle.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance is completed by the recommended maintenance firm as necessary and keeping maintenance records; May perform light preventive maintenance on the vehicle.
  • Report any problems identified in the vehicle and ensuring all licenses and documents relating to the vehicle as renewed on time and as required.
  • Run errands for the office and provide assorted assistance in the office as required of him/her.


  • Minimum of a good grade in secondary school level education.
  • Five years’ experience driving a company vehicle
  • Driving for an International Organization or NGO would be an added advantage
  • Possession of a clean and valid Tanzania Driving License is a condition for employment
  • Experience working for international agencies and USAID-funded health programs is preferred.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English and Kiswahili is required.
  • Ability to travel 90% of the time


Title:                                    M&E Associate (3 positions)

Reports to:                         Program Manager

Duty Station:                     Zonal Offices (Mwanza, Dodoma & Dar es Salaam)

EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Associate.


The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate is primarily responsible for assisting the Program Manager in managing and supporting project monitoring, evaluation (M&E) functions, including collecting, and processing data for project indicators, supporting implementation of the project research agenda, and documenting project activities. This will require working closely with and assisting project staff and health facility staff. He/she will be responsible for providing M&E assistance to EngenderHealth’s Operationalizing Family Planning activities.

 Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in  developing, implementing, and updating  Performance Monitoring Plan
  • Assist in developing and implementing data collection tools and data management systems
  • Assist in the writing of donor and study reports
  • Liaise with health facility staff for the collection of routine monitoring data
  • Support design and implementation of baseline, midline, and endline evaluations
  • Conduct periodic data quality assessments
  • Systematically document and share program activities, challenges and lessons learned
  • Liaise with Program Manager and HQ LAD M&E Officer to ensure harmonization/standardization of data collection and program documentation
  • Support the development and implementation of knowledge management plan, including supporting the preparation of journal articles, project briefs, presentations, and other knowledge management products
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Represent the project in relevant donor meetings, working group meeting and other fora as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Must possess a university degree (BA, BSc) in a related, relevant field (e.g. demography, public health, international development, social sciences, statistics, project management or a related field).
  • A minimum of two (2+) years of experience in Monitoring & Evaluation or data in the health sector.
  • Strong skills in data analysis and reporting, including statistical analysis software (such as Stata, SPSS).
  • Ability to apply qualitative and quantitative methodologies in M&E
  • Ability to convey results to non-technical stakeholders, generate interest in the use of M&E results, and help programmatic staff apply them to make program improvements
  • Experience working for international agencies and donor-funded health programs is preferred.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English and Kiswahili is required.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of his/her time to support field activities.


Title:                                 Regional Coordinator

Reports to:                        Zonal Coordinator/Team Lead

Duty Station:                     Various (Coast, Morogoro, Mara, Simiyu, Kagera, Tanga, Dodoma)

EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill the position of Regional Coordinator.


Regional Program Coordinator will report to the Zonal Coordinator/Team lead, providing technical expertise in the area of FP/RH, and project management. The officer will work with field outreach teams to provide administrative and program support in the implementation of the supported programs in Tanzania. The overall responsibilities will include provision of assistance and support in a variety of technical areas such as training, informed choice, family planning, post abortion care and medical quality assurance:

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in program development to improve the quality and safety of services
  • Develop and implement quality assurance strategies with counterparts
  • Provide technical assistance to programs for improving infection prevention practices
  • Participate in development, implementation and follow-up of training activities
  • Collaborate with the outreach  team in assessing requests for support and in preparation of work plans and proposal for submission to the donor and the Head of Office
  • Monitor ongoing programs and recommend appropriate action to the team leader and the HQ in support of these programs
  • Develop and maintain contacts with health and family planning professionals and governmental authorities, to identify reproductive health and family planning issues, and develop related services
  • Conduct site visits, review the programming and implementation of ongoing projects, prepare reports, make recommendations and conduct follow-up visits as directed


  • A degree in Health (physician or) and/or Public Health qualification
  • At least a Medical Officer or Assistant Medical Officer Training
  • Four years of experience in health or family planning programs especially in programming, development and management of reproductive health and family planning programs
  • At least two years of experience working with NGOs in planning, designing, budgeting, managing, supervising, evaluating and documenting health programs
  • Experience in sterilization, PAC and clinical training
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and spoken and written English is required.
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% of his/her time to supervise and support field activities.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working in a matrix management environment
  • Knowledge in infection prevention, quality assurance and clinical research desirable
  • Ability to function effective as part of a team, and to manage multiple priorities
  • Details-oriented and good communicational skills-both verbal and written
  • Solid programming and technical expertise in reproductive health programs, specifically in the area of clinical based family planning
  • Demonstrated experience in the management and provision of reproductive health services at facility level
  • Demonstrated experience conducting training in reproductive health in providing technical assistance to NGOs and Governmental institutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Be prepared to travel in support of project activities.


Please visit the careers page at  to submit your details. Please include details of your salary requirements and salary history. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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