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Project Officer (Advocacy and Networking)

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Kottler Masoko, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Kottler Masoko

    Kottler Masoko Senior Member

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    Thursday, November 18, 2010

    AMREF is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is "to work with and through Africa's communities, health systems and governments to generate and apply knowledge that contributes to closing the gaps that prevent people from exercising their basic right to health". AMREF has over 600 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. AMREF is the largest health development organization based in Africa.

    Reports to: Project Manager


    Provide lead role in identification and coordinating advocacy-related activities for the project in support to sexual and reproductive health rights; and promote networking activities


    Facilitates development of advocacy strategy for sexual and reproductive health rights with gender sensitive and human rights approaches.

    Organize and coordinate community sensitization and mobilization activities.

    Deploy gender-sensitive and rights-based approaches to promote community awareness on essential reproductive health package.

    Collaborate with district authorities and advocate for gender mainstreaming and application of right-based approaches in Reproductive Health intervention and other relevant programs in Shinyanga region. Coordinate and facilitate training and orientation activities in health advocacy among stakeholders in the district.

    Participate fully in the district planning, supervisory, and monitoring and evaluation activities in Reproductive Health and other related activities.

    Work with four district authorities (Maswa, Kishapu, Shinyanga, rural and Kahama) in fostering good neighborhood initiative with other neighboring districts.

    Promote collaboration among Civil Society Organizations, private sector and other stakeholders working in the four districts.

    Work closely with existing CBOs and promote community-based networking activities.

    Organize and facilitate production and availability of information, Education and communication (IEC) materials in the project area.

    Participate fully in identification, documentation and dissemination of good practices and lessons learned.


    Degree Laws, Human Rights, International Relations, Development Studies, Communications, social/behavioural sciences) or equivalent professional work experience in the area of advocacy and networking combined with a degree in a related field.

    Strong interest in gender, advocacy, outreach, and public relations for human rights and sexual reproductive health issues.

    Personal commitment to health and wellness, preferably reproductive health. Ability to work with q group and on individual projects as assigned. Communication skills, writing skills, and public speaking ability.

    At least three of work experience in a health promotion/health education position is an added advantage. Creativity is desirable.


    If you meet the criteria given above and are interested, please send an application letter with a detailed CV indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone number, names and address of two referees. To be considered, your application must be received before 16.30 hrs on 03rd December, 2010. All correspondence should be directed to: The Human Resources and Admin. Manager, AMREF Tanzania, Plot No. 1019 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd., Upanga Area, P.O.Box 2773, Dar-es-Salaa
  2. Kottler Masoko

    Kottler Masoko Senior Member

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    Vijana wenzangu haya tuache kulia lia saaana, jitupie maombi haraka kabla box halijajaaaa.:smile-big:
  3. Utingo

    Utingo JF-Expert Member

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    yaani just one position ndiyo unasema vijana tuache kulia lia? do you know how many graduates are in the streets?
  4. Kottler Masoko

    Kottler Masoko Senior Member

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    Natambua kaka,ila me graduates wengi ninaowafahamu hawana kazi ni kwasababu nyingi tu ikiwemo na kuogopa kutuma maombi ktk taasisi za nje presumably eti mpaka ushikwe mkono.
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    Juan Member

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    Jamani hivi ndo kawaida ya serika kuchelewa kutoa majibu ya usahili? Mie nlifanya interview tangu mwezi wa tatu hadi leo sijaona majibu kwenye gazeti na nimefatili lakini wapi majibu bado ni ofisi ya makamu wa rais.kama kuna mwenye fununu kuwa yalishatoka anitonye jamani
  6. Msanii

    Msanii JF-Expert Member

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    kazi nzuri ila kwa ukweli halisia niujuao mimi, hiyo post ina mtu wake tayari sisi tutakuwa wasindikizaji tu.
    nani anabisha??