Vacancies at The Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC)

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Feb 10, 2014
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Background:

The Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC) is an ecumenical body established in 1992 by the Christian Council of Tanzania and the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of social services (health and education) by the member churches in Tanzania. For 28 years, CSSC has been serving and coordinate a network of more than 900 church-owned health education facilities, including 105 large hospitals at Zonal, Regional and District/Council levels. In addition, CSSC coordinates a network of more than 1,000 church owned education facilities. Majority of these church health and education facilities are located in remote and rural areas where 70% of the Tanzanian population reside in those areas.

CSSC has been awarded a 5-years Grant by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement “Pamoja Tuwekeze Afya” - (PATA) Activity. The award intends to establish selfreliant health facilities (HFs) and improve health service delivery by the CSSC network of church-based HFs in meeting the health needs of the target population. Through cost-effective and innovative solutions, the PATA Activity will strengthen the CSSC’s capacity to deliver quality services in Reproductive, Maternal, New born, Child and Adolescent health (RMNCAH), HIV/TB services and other health related areas. The PATA Activity has got two major components;

Component one: Create a network of financially and managerially sustainable HFs and a self-reliant Medical and commodity supply chain Company and Component Two: Improve staff skills and retention at HFs and improve their capacity to provide a continuum of quality care of RMNCAH and HIV/TB services.

In view of the above, CSSC is hereby seeking applications from highly qualified, well experienced, competent and motivated persons to fill-in the following vacant positions.

1. Title: Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) Specialist-1 Post
Report to: Executive Director
Location: Dar es Salaam
Job Summary:

Knowledge Information Management (KIM) Specialist will be responsible to oversee Knowledge and Information and Management portfolio within CSSC. He/she will be responsible for data management and technical leadership to ensure knowledge and information needs related to the PATA activity and CSSC in general are timely met.

Moreover, He/she will lead PATA’s monitoring and evaluation activities including providing direct supervision of M & E officers and data clerks; guide the clinical teams and support the CSSC zonal teams to ensure quality implementation and reporting of program activities. KIM Specialist will also work closely with project officers from specific programmes within CSSC in developing organizational Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan as well as coordinating proposal development processes within the organization for sustainability purposes.

Main duties can be clustered into two main areas;
(a) knowledge and information management;
(b) performance-based planning, monitoring, evaluation & Learning and reporting.


2. Title:
Quality Improvement Officers- 4 Posts
Report to: Quality Improvement Coordinator
Location: Tabora, Arusha, Morogoro and Mbeya
Job Summary:

The Quality officer in the PATA Activity will be responsible to support implementation of quality improvement activities in FBO health facilities in selected regions. These include, sensitization of facility owners and management to adopt the selected quality improvement initiatives, support establishment and strengthening of Quality Improvement Teams (QIT), and facilitate availability of systems and structures that promote provision of quality health services in FBO health facilities. S/he will be responsible to link the provision of quality health services with improvement of business performance of these facilities.


3. Title: Monitoring and Evaluation officers-2 Posts
Report to: KIM-Specialist
Location: Mbeya, Mwanza
Job Summary:

This position is found at the lake zone and southern zone offices. He/she will be responsible to provide expertise in monitoring and evaluation of PATA project activities.

4. Title: Business Analyst-1 Post
Report to: Project Manager
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

Business analyst will work closely with Project Manager and will be responsible to develop and implement strategies, policies and processes to improve operations and service delivery by Faith based health facilities to meet existing and future needs. He/she will be responsible for employing market led solutions to address the current sustainability Challenges facing the Faith Based health facilities. He/she will work closely with the team and other key stakeholders to develop workable sustainability strategies to sustain service delivery by church health facilities through innovative financing that will mobilize capital for Faith based health facilities.


5. Title: Community Linkage Officers-2 Post
Report to: Health Technical Advisor
Location: Mwanza, Mbeya
Job Summary:

The Community Linkage Officer will be responsible for supporting the project to strengthen community-facility linkages to improve client identification, adherence, and retention in care and ultimately contribute to HIV care and treatment goals. Within the scope of work, S/he will be responsible for technical leadership to increase number of health facilities with formal systems for referrals between facility and community services. S/he will liaise with National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), community-based HIV IPs, and local government authorities to develop a comprehensive training plan for low volume CSSC network of HFs to perform comprehensive TB/HIV services. S/he will foster relationships with community-based organizations and support development of work plans that will support the FBO platforms, health facility-community systems strengthening program.

6. Title: HIV/TB officers-2 Post
Report to: Health Technical Advisor
Location: Mbeya
Job Summary:

The HIV/TB officer is primarily responsible for the overall Planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of HIV/TB interventions in the FBO supported sites. S/he will work on the implementation of nationally adopted best strategies to ensure testing/new HIV case findings/, highquality and strong data management systems. The officer will work to implement current nationally and globally recommended HIV drugs and diagnostics at facilities in the program area. S/he will also recommend best strategies that can help facilities adopt the market approach in the implementation of HIV/TB activities. These includes but not limited to, facilitate integrated TB and HIV screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and continuity of care in a private setting. The incumbent will facilitate and monitor implementation of TB /HIV collaborative activities, facilitate dissemination and adoption of HIV/TB guidelines and tools. S/he will also facilitate different trainings and supportive supervision in FBO health facilities found in regions implementing the project.


7. Title: RMNCAH Project Officer-2 Post
Report to: Health Technical Advisor
Location: Mwanza
Job Summary:

The RMNCAH Project Officer, will work under the guidance of the Health Technical Advisor and will be responsible for implementing a range of RMNCH strategic interventions within the designated network of church health facilities and communities. S/he will provide technical support to the PATA project activities to scale up quality RMNCAH activities in the county. S/he will use the FBO platforms to strengthen the community dialogue mechanisms to ensure that all maternal and neonatal deaths, are reported, documented and audited with the community stake holders. Further s/he will support the scale up of RMNCAH services in the targeted health facilities with a focus on availing choices at every supported facility. S/he will take lead in setting up friendly environment for ANC visits, well-equipped delivery rooms that ensure safety and privacy during delivery, and setting up well-equipped rooms for newborn care.

The Project Officer will facilitate trainings on Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) to CSSC network of HFs staff in need. The EmONC training is critical to building capacity of HCWs to properly monitor the delivery process, including proper use of Pantographs and Active management of the 3rd Stage of labor

The RMNCAH officer in the PATA Activity is responsible to support implementation of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) activities in FBO health facilities in selected regions. Under the supervision of the RMNCAH Coordinator, the incumbent will perform the function of Family and Reproductive Health Technical Officer. The incumbent will work closely and provide technical assistance to the FBO health facilities while link them with their respective RHMT and CHMT departments in the selected region.


8. Title: Health System Strengthening Advisor-1 Post
Report to: Project Manager
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

The Health Systems Strengthening advisor will work closely with the Project Technical Coordinator to embed sustainability mechanisms for stronger church health systems in the project. He/she will be responsible for the implementation of Health system strengthening component with focus on building capacity on HR issues in close liaison with the Technical Coordinator. He/she will oversee the implementation of HSS activities across all the selected regions, building capacity of the FBO HFs in the project especially on Human Resource systems. The incumbent will advise FBO HFs on how to build a strong and resilient HR system that can help them in the whole process of planning deployment and retention of a strong and reliable HR.


9. Title: Procurement Officer-1 Post
Report to: Executive Director
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

The Procurement officer will provide technical and administrative support to the CSSC core function and Programmes in procurement of goods and services and within the organization. He/she will ensure that the procurement is done in accordance and compliance to the organization and donor policies and procedures.

10. Title: IT officer-1 Post
Report to: KIM-Specialist
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

This position is found at CSSC Head Office and Reports to the KIM-Specialist to support ICT development activities within CSSC and member institutions.

The role of ICT Officer offers an opportunity to contribute to the positive impact by supporting the use of technology and related software and programs in the Organization, enabling the delivery of effective and secure IT systems and contributing to development and implementation of IT standards and policies.

11. Title:
Project Finance Officer-1 Post
Report to: Chief Accountant
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

The Project Finance Officer reports to Chief Accountant. S/he will be responsible for financial aspects of the project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance. The Project Finance Officer will strengthen and maintain sound financial management practices, and ensure the project’s compliance with USG, USAID and CSSC procedures, rules and regulations. S/he will mainly be responsible to oversee the financial capacity of the program; overall coordination, leading and supervision of their functions in the finance department. S/he will also be responsible in coordinating program audit exercise, addressing audit findings and recommendations. The position will be based in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

12. Title: Compliance Officer-1 Post
Report to: Project Manager
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary:

The compliance officer reports to the Project Manager S/He will provide compliance support to Pamoja Tuwekeze Afya (PATA) Activity on the matters related to risks and compliance through determining compliance with selected policies, procedures, donor requirement as well as local laws and regulations, make recommendations to the management that will increase efficiency and/or effectiveness of the control systems of functions reviewed, and ensure that compliance matters are appropriately considered within the organization.

13. Title: Zona1 Finance Officers- 5 Post
Report to: Zonal Managers
Location: Arusha, Mwanza, Tabora, Mbeya, Morogoro
Job Summary:

The position is found at the Zonal Office. Under the general and direct supervision of respective Zonal Manager, S/He will be responsible with undertaking the Financial and Administration management at the CSSC-Zone, S/He is responsible to provide operational and financial support to CSSC core function and other projects for control and maintenance of Zonal financial records.

14. Title: Drivers- 2 Post
Report to: Administrative Assistant
Location: Mwanza, Mbeya
Job Summary:

This position is responsible for carrying out duties as a driver, effectively and efficiently, observing all current CSSC vehicle policy and procedures. The driver will also be responsible for ensuring safety of the passengers, vehicle and the tools assigned to him/her and devising ways and maintaining high fuel efficiency and low maintenance costs.

Mode of Application
Interested candidates are to submit their motivation letter and copy of the latest CV in one document indicating their preferred work station. The subject line of your job application email should indicate the position that you are applying for; your CV must include the contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees. All correspondence MUST reach CSSC before 1600hrs November 27th 2020 and channeled through the following email address:

hr@cssc.or.tz

Note that;

Kindly visit www.cssc.or.tz for the detailed posts with duties, responsibilities, required qualification, experience and skills
Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

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