Sunday, May 24, 2020

Deputy Director Project Coordination at APHFTA


APHFTA is an Umbrella organization of the Private Health Sector (Self Sustaining) in Tanzania. Over the years, APHFTA has engaged the Private Health Sector and Public Health Facilities in the delivery of public health goods under the Ministry of Health Community Development Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) partnering to improve the quality of care in health sector and to achieve the objectives of  Health Sector Strategic Plans, the National Strategy for Poverty Reduction and Economic Growth (MKUKUTA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


APHFTA is looking for qualified, experienced, and interested individuals to apply for the following positions at APHFTA headquarters and regional offices under the SAFE VMMC (Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision) Project.:


   Position Title:            Deputy Director Project Coordination (1 position)
  Reports to:      Technical Director-SAFE VMMC Project
  Department:  Programs
  Supervisory role: Regional Coordinators (3)
  Location:         APHFTA HQ-Dar es salaam



Deputy Director Project Coordinator, she/he will ensure that project outputs and outcomes are delivered successfully. She/he will be accountable for building and leading project team to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints. She/he will provide strong project leadership and ensuring good project management disciplines and ways of working are in place across the team. She/he will also coordinate the documentation of learn lessons from the projects and consider how to align incentives to help deliver the project’s objectives.. She/he will lead a diverse and multi-disciplinary project team including making sure the team has the diversity of capability needed. She/he will provide clear direction and build a delivery-focused culture including maintaining morale, driving performance and a positive culture throughout the project life        cycle.


Desired Qualification/Competences


♦ At least 5 years of experience preferred

♦ Bachelors degree in any health related field, social sciences or any relevant field (or equivalent work experience) required, masters degree strongly preferred

♦ Demonstrated knowledge and experience with project management and continuous improvement methodologies.

♦ People development, mentoring and management experience

♦ Advanced project and change leadership skills

♦ Ability to exercise sound judgment and critical thinking skills

♦ Excellent oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills, ability to work at all levels of the organization.

♦ Strong relationship management skills required.

♦ Experience developing, analyzing and recommending strategic approaches to efficiently drive Project activities implementation

♦ Ability to prioritize competing priorities, negotiation and consensus building skills, group facilitation.

♦ Proven capabilities and leadership in project and change management


Instructions to interested applicants

The Expression of Interest must be in English and should be submitted electronically and addressed to: Chief Executive Officer, Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA), 01Lumumba/Makamba Street P. O. BOX 13234, DA ES SALAAM, TANZANIA E-mail The closing date is 5th June 2020 at 18:00 EAT.. In case of late submission, the application will not be considered for evaluation.

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