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Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an international non-governmental agency specializing in relief and community development, is seeking highly qualified individuals to fill an opening with AIDSRelief (AR), a HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Program. The Agency provides equal opportunity regardless of age, race, gender, religion or disability.

Title: Information Management Specialist
Location: Dar-es salaam Office
Information Management Specialist has responsibility for effective implementation of programs and activities that are part of AIDSRelief Knowledge and Information Management Strategy. It includes forging and sustaining linkages with consortium members and LPTFs to generate analyze and disseminate knowledge and information essential for quality monitoring, planning, adjustment and/or re-prioritization of efforts and resources in implementation of HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment activities. Under Guidance of Deputy of Party Program Quality -Knowledge and Information Management (DCOP-PQ-KIM), S/he is responsible for ensuring the coordinated collection, compilation and sharing of field trip, progress and other implementation reports, donor compliance reports, and external communications, publicity and general awareness materials.

Key Responsibilities:
Knowledge and Information management
1. Organize online database and ensure all AIDSRelief staff have access to key AIDSRelief documents and resources
2. Review trip, progress and training reports and identify actions/recommendations for follow up. Also flag and follow up missing reports.
3. Ensure that all templates and tools for field visits, fact sheets, site assessment, etc – are organized and accessible to AIDSRelief staff
4. Collect and share lessons, promising practices, success stories and other information from implementation of AIDRElief Program
5. Ensure Intranet and Extranet are regularly updated with AIDSRelief/Tanzania information
6. Participate in orientation and training sessions, and preparation of presentations.
7. Write articles about AIDSRelief for general use

Coordination, monitoring and reporting
1. Organize, update and share calendar of AIDSRelief activities
2. Work with Deputy Chief of Party-PQ&KIM and other key personnel to monitor scopes of work for each consortium member and ensureAIDSRelief Program meets established performance targets and standards of quality
3. Participate in analysis of data and follow up on recommendations for improved performance as required
4. work with Program Assistant to ensure logistics for meetings, workshops and trainings are appropriately handled
5. Participate in preparation of AIDSRelief scope of works, work plans and continuation applications
6. Assist Deputy Chief of Party PQ-KIM in meeting donor reporting requirements – monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.

Qualifications and experience:
1. Bachelor degree in health Science (medicine, nursing, pharmacy), Project Management, Communication or related field. Desirable: Post-graduate degree in public health, information management, Project Management or business administration preferred
2. At least 3 years experience working with HIV/AIDS programs (ART, HBC, OVC) or community-based projects. Prior experience in information management desirable.
3. Understanding of current HIV policies, strategies and guidelines
4. Experience on USG-funded health and/or other development programs preferred
5. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili
6. Excellent writing skills, experience drafting reports necessary.
7. Computer literate (particularly in MS Office, internet and email)
8. Strong problem solving skills
9. Excellent analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills
10. Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize competing activities;
11. Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment;

Interested candidates should send their application letter, enclosing their CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and names of three referees to the following e-mail or postal address Applications must be received within two weeks from the appearance of this advertisement.

Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 34701
Dar es Salaam

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