Wednesday, September 9, 2020

New Job Opportunity DODOMA at mothers2mothers (m2m) Tanzania – Finance and Administration Assistant


Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at mothers2mothers (m2m), 2020

Finance and Administration Assistant
(m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to
eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across ten
sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower
women living with HIV to work as community healthcare workers in
understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a
peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health
services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in
Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing
mother-to-child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its
strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related
health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and

It also partners with governments and
other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother
Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services
and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children
under two, and created more than 11,000 jobs for African women living
with HIV. For more, visit

Job Title Finance and Administration Assistant
Organisation Levels mothers2mothers -> m2m Tanzania -> Operations
Location Dodoma – Dodoma, TZ (Primary)
Type of position
Fixed Term Contract
Education Degree

Job Description
Programme Advisor is responsible for managing m2m’s activities in the
Morogoro region, specifically providing implementation support to
Deloitte. The Programme Advisor will supervise m2m’s activities at the
sites, including regular site visits to promote quality, support for
strategic information (SI) and Mother Champion activities, facilitation
of weekly site meetings, operations, and technical support. The
Programme Advisor will be responsible for building the capacity of
Mother Champions and supervisors to strengthen PMTCT outcomes. This
position will also support the development of relationships with key
stakeholders, and contribute to project reporting and deliverables,
including writing sections of deliverables. The Programme Advisor
reports to the Senior Capacity Building Advisor (SCBA).

Key Performance Areas:
Programme management and oversight

  • Provide support to the Field Coordinators in development and implementation of site level annual work plans
  • Oversee service delivery of quality programmes at assigned geolocations (health facilities and surrounding communities)
  • Provide leadership to the Field Coordinators, and support them in
    ensuring quality programme implementation and supervision of site staff
  • Compile periodic internal and donor programme analytical progress reports
  • Manage the use of electronic client management and SI tools at site level


Technical Support and Quality Improvement

  • Lead technical assistance to implementing partner to support
    consistent availability of services and improved service delivery for
    clients living with HIV, towards improved viral suppression
  • Provide implementation support to partner supervisory staff in PMTCT
    programme management. Conduct joint supportive supervision with partner
    programme management teams.
  • Lead recruitment, training, and capacity building of site staff and
    provincial staff on data documentation, monthly data compilation and
    data quality check techniques
  • Conduct site assessments to inform programming needs
  • Develop and lead implementation of ongoing evidence-informed quality improvement plans
  • Support Field Coordinators in ensuring quality programme implementation and supervision of site staff
  • Conduct site-level supervision and monitoring activities, including
    data quality checks, and monthly quality improvement and performance
    monitoring meetings at site level
  • Monitor weekly data. Work with implementing partner to provide
    programmatic data and analysis to inform quality/service improvement.
    Consolidate analysis and report to programme leads. Work with Field
    Coordinator, M&E Assistant, and implementing partner supervisors to
    develop and implement rapid improvement plans.
  • Develop standards for implementing and operationalising the
    programme and ensure that they are well understood by the implementing
    partner, Ministry of Health, regional and district level partners and
    site level staff (including community stakeholders)

Programme operations

  • Support oversight and monitoring of site level programme expenditure
    with support from Finance Business Partner and in compliance with the
    organisational and donor financial policies/procedures
  • Manage necessary operations for programme implementation, including procurement, travel, and HR with support from Head Office
  • Liaise closely with the SCBA and m2m Head Office team to ensure
    sound implementation of Human Resources (HR) processes including staff
  • Performance management and mentoring of Field staff
  • Verify and submit payroll documentation related to project staff

Regional and District Engagement

  • Serve as m2m lead for the project in Morogoro region
  • Represent m2m in provincial and district coordinating forums
    including managing strategic relationships with Regional and Council
    Health Management Teams including RMNCH/PMTCT counterparts at the
    regional/district Ministry of Health level, and other implementing
  • Produce project/geo-location reports
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Job Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Social
    Sciences or related field with up to five years’ experience and a
    demonstrated track record in management of public health programming
  • At least two years’ experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience providing technical support/assistance to partner organisations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PMTCT/RMNCH/HIV and AIDS including broader maternal and child health issues
  • Understanding of relevant government policy and the public health
    landscape in Tanzania. Experience working in Morogoro region preferred
    and with lay health care workers and peer educators preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of/exposure to PMTCT/RMNCH policy and working knowledge of relevant MOH protocols
  • Experience coordinating and/or leading public health programmes in
    resource limited settings. Experience working in USAID/PEPFAR programmes
  • Demonstrated experience in conduct of technical on-site supervision
    using programme tools, and implementing quality improvement initiatives
  • Experience supporting use of electronic client management tools strongly preferred

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  • Demonstrated ability to design and lead the execution of efficient
    support systems including creating programme, operational, tracking and
    evaluation support tools
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining stakeholder
    relationships at multiple levels including government, donors and
    implementing partners
  • Excellent writing, editing, and grammar skills in English and
    ability to communicate effectively and succinctly to internal and
    external audiences
  • Strong Computer Literacy (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a demanding, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional leader with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Flexible, with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Fluent in English and Swahili
  • Valid driver’s license

mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We
particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS
(PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged
people. Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance
with m2m’s remuneration policies.
Closing Date 18/9/2020.

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