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Vacancies at Management and Development for Health (MDH),

- February 10, 2018
Management and Development for Health (MDH),
Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization in Tanzania that primarily aims to contribute towards addressing public health priorities through evidence based interventions and partnerships. MDH works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; as well as academic and non-academic institutions to address the problems of tuberculosis (TB), malaria, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, maternal and child health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services for improving the lives of people and communities. MDH anticipates to start implementation of a new 3- year (2018-2020) GF AMREF TB grant to support national efforts in improving case detection and management of TB in 8 regions of Tanzania. In this regard MDH seeks to recruit qualified individuals to fill the following positions:

Location: Dar es Salaam or Dodoma
Reports to: Deputy Director of Programs

Job summary:
The Project Manager will be responsible for the direct management of TB project including;
planning, execution, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of project implementation, budget
management, CSOs and CBOs management. The project manager will lead a team of other
project staff and offer them technical support in project implementation geared towards
accelerating TB case detection and management. He/ She will also be responsible for managing
communication among key project stakeholders including MDH’s senior management, project
primary fund recipient and donors, government and non-governmental stakeholders.

Duties and responsibilities:
 Develop annual costed project work-plans in-line with agreed project plan, objectives,
outcomes and deliverables, and national guidelines
 Coordinate overall implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities as per
approved work-plan and budget and ensure that MDH attains and exceeds assigned targets
 Supervise, provide technical support on program implementation and perform periodic
performance evaluation to other project staff under him/her.
 Mobilize and engage all key project stakeholders, including central and local government
authorities and direct project beneficiaries, in the planning, implementation and evaluation
of project implementation.
 Oversee and ensure efficient management project expenditure and other resources as per
approved work-plan and budget
 Work with the project M&E manager to put in place an efficient system for routine project
data recording, cleaning, reporting and utilization.
 Lead and actively participate in programmatic and scientific analysis of project data to
inform planning, decision making and resource allocation in project implementation as well
as wider dissemination of project findings
 Prepare routine and ad-hoc project reports, share them for review and approval by supervisor
and MDH senior management, and submit them to the project prime/ donor and other
stakeholders as per agreed timelines
 Organize periodic project review meetings, as per approved work-plan, and ensure active
engagement of all relevant key stakeholders.
 Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by his/her supervisor

 5 years relevant working experience in the area of TB program/project planning and
implementation at both facility and community settings
 5 years working experience in an NGO environment or donor funded projects
 Medical Degree and Post graduate training in Public Health.
 Knowledge in National and International TB Policies/Guidelines
 Good knowledge of the National Health system
 Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational and
representational skills
 Expertise in research to practice-identifying and adapting best practices to specific project
 Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation in English as well as in
 Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national projects
as well as technical staff.


Position: PROJECT OFFICERS – 7 posts
Location: Kagera, Shinyanga, Simiyu, Mara, Tanga, Dodoma, Mbeya, Ruvuma.
Reports to: Project Manager

Job summary:
The Project Officer will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day implementation of the TB
project in assigned region (s). The project officer will lead implementation and reporting of
project activities, expenditure, outputs and outcomes in assigned region(s). He/ She will
coordinate effective engagement of CSOs and CBOs in the implementation of TB project
activities, including regional and council health management teams (R/CHMTs), communitybased
service providers and direct project beneficiaries/peer clients.

Duties and responsibilities:
 To coordinate and oversee day to day implementation of project activities in assigned
region(s) in line with approved work-plan and budget
 Support the national guidelines and strategies in accelerating TB diagnosis and management.
 Design and implement community sensitization activities to mobilize and engage key project
stakeholders - including R/CHMTs, health facilities, community leaders as well as direct
project beneficiaries - in project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
 Lead efforts to identify, capacity build and effectively engage key community resource
persons - including CSOs, CBOs, former TB/ peer patients and sputum fixers - to accelerate
TB case detection and management
 Lead initiatives to accelerate early detection of drug resistant TB cases, linkage to care, and
treatment/adherence support to ensure successful treatment outcomes
 Implement an efficient system for routine project data recording, cleaning, reporting and
utilization of program data for planning, decision making and resource allocation
 Lead efforts to identify, document, scale-up and disseminate best practices and lessons
learned in TB diagnosis, management and overall project implementation.
 To organize and support routine meetings with key project stakeholders to share, monitor
and evaluate project progress towards assigned targets.
 To report to and update his/her supervisor on the progress of project implementation on
weekly basis or as required by his/her supervisor
 Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

 Advanced Diploma or Basic degree in Medicine or Nursing. Post graduate qualification in
Public Health or other related field will be an advantage.
 Technical expertise in TB prevention care and support
 At least 3 years’ experience in managing donor funded TB programs
 Demonstrate understanding of the Tanzania Health System and policy environment
 Must be computer literate.
 Experience working with CSOs, CBOs and Local Council Authorities
 Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili


Location: MDH Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Project Manager

Job summary:
The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is a self-motivated individual who will set and
monitor achievements of program targets and goals with the project sites. He/ She will work
in close collaboration with project officers and be a link to MDH Strategic Information team.

Duties and Responsibilities
 The Senior M&E Officer is responsible in coordinating program monitoring and reporting
activities for TB project this include both HIV and TB interventions
 Provide technical assistance in strengthening the national TB/HIV M&E system.
 Build capacity of project officers and collaborators on functional groundwork for efficient
data collection, compilation and timely reporting at site level.
 Develop and implement Monitoring and evaluation framework for project including
indicator definitions, mapping and means of collection.
 Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOP) for how data for each
indicator are to be collected, managed, verified and used at each level of the health
information system.
 Develop and facilitate implementation of M&E reporting calendar
 Coordinate reporting activities during reporting period including aligning program reports
with national reporting infrastructures such as DHIS-2.
 Prepare qualitative monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual progress reports
 Perform a final review and verification of the quality and completeness of the quantitative
monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports for TB and HIV prevention intervention
 Facilitate appropriate use of M&E tools at facility level through routine mentorship and
 Facilitate utilization of reports at site level, district and regional level for program planning,
management and evaluation
 Lead the preparation of M&E based monthly, quarterly feedback reports
 Participate in periodic data quality assessment activities to track progress at individual sites.
 Participate in secondary analysis of data and writing conference abstracts and manuscripts
for publication and identifying areas for operational research
 Supervise and oversee tasks assigned to M&E officers
 Perform any other work related task as assigned by his/ her supervisor
 Degree in Medical field or equivalent education
 Proven extensive knowledge on Monitoring and Evaluating of donor funded projects
particularly on TB/HIV.
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Proficiency in both written and oral English and Swahili languages
 Three years relevant experience implementing TB prevention program in community setting
 Demonstrated experience in developing and managing work plans.
 Ability to work well with diverse teams in person and remotely.


Location: Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Project Manager

Job summary
To provide financial oversight, administrative support and effective grants management to sub
Duties and responsibilities
 Ensuring that all payment vouchers are complete with all the necessary support
documentation such as pro-forma invoices/bids, local purchase order, selection minutes,
delivery notes, tax invoices, etc. before making payment.
 Timely procurement of project materials, services, supplies and update of inventory
 Posting of transactions, management of advance payments and financial report production.
 Reviews, analyses, researches and recommends to the management on cost cut and cost
savings strategies in order to realize more targets and increase operational efficiency.
 Accurate and timely preparation of monthly Bank reconciliation statements.
 Pre and post award assessment of sub grantees (CSOs and CBOs) including capacity
building and fund management.
 Perform any other task as assigned by your supervisor

 First degree in Business Administration/Finance /Accounting
 CPA/Masters in related field would be an added advantage
 At least 3 years work experience in similar or related field in NGO setting.
 Experience on accounting software
 Professional integrity
 Experience in handling auditing and compliance review

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for and the region(s) s/he is interested, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees to the Human Resource Manager through e-mail hr@mdh-tz.org or dropped by hand at the MDH’s head office at Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.

The deadline for submission of applications is 20th February, 2018. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted.

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