Job Opportunity at Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania, Project Manager

Job Opportunity at Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania, Project Manager

Project Manager

Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) – an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network(AKDN), a not-for-profit international organization that supports social development programs in Tanzania. It has 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 (BMZ / KFW) are partnering on a new comprehensive COVID 19 vaccination project aiming at increasing access to and scaling up COVID 19 vaccination through Private Public Partnership (PPP) with Tanzanian-based partners: Regional and Council Health Management Teams in delivering a full range of vaccination services. The Project implementation areas include; Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Morogoro Coastal Regional and Tabora.

AKHST is seeking for enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following positions to be part of this exciting project:

Reporting to: Project Director

POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Manager will be accountable for providing Strategic, Programmatic and Operational Leadership and direction for the Vaccination Project. He/She will oversee day to day operations, including Directing, Organizing, Planning and Resource Management. Key specific areas of responsibility include staff supervision, providing quality and timely management of project activities including meeting programmatic and financial deliverables, collaborating with the partners, achieving desired results and identifying challenges to improve performance, etc.

The Project Manager has a leadership role in building relationships, coordinating Public Private Partnership and for effectively interacting with other stakeholders including Government teams across the catchment areas.

Education and Experience requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Project Management, Public Health (MPH), or other relevant Degrees from recognized Institutions.
  • Minimum Six (6) years of demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of donor funded projects, preferably of similar size and scope with extensive experience of managing people and project budgets.
  • Strong understanding of cultural competency with the target population
  • Demonstrated managing donor funded projects, personnel and project financial management experience.

Project Manager Job Vacancy at Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) STATEMENT:

Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. Applicants from all age, sex, religion, race, national origin, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

DUTY STATIONS: Dar es Salaam and Mwanza the incumbents should be willing to travel in Project target areas which include Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Morogoro Coastal and Tabora.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.APPLICATIONS, CV AND EDUCATION CERTICATES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO: hr@akhst.org

WITH THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE POSITION OR HAND DELIVERED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT, P. 0. BOX 2289, OCEAN ROAD, DAR ES SALAAM. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS END OF BUSINESS DAY ON 18th SEPTEMBER, 2022.

“AKHS Is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these alms In the context of their roles. We encourage applicants with previous experience or an interest in this field to apply”

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