Regional Coordinator

Regional Coordinator

EngenderHealth

United Republic of Tanzania 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Regional Program Coordinator will report to the Zonal Coordinator/Team lead, providing technical expertise in the area of FP/RH, and project management. The officer will work with field outreach teams to provide administrative and program support in the implementation of the supported programs in Tanzania. The overall responsibilities will include provision of assistance and support in a variety of technical areas such as training, informed choice, family planning, post abortion care and medical quality assurance.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in program development to improve the quality and safety of services;
  • Develop and implement quality assurance strategies with counterparts;
  • Provide technical assistance to programs for improving infection prevention practices;
  • Participate in development, implementation and follow-up of training activities;
  • Collaborate with the outreach team in assessing requests for support and in preparation of work plans and proposal for submission to the donor and the Head of Office;
  • Monitor ongoing programs and recommend appropriate action to the team leader and the HQ in support of these programs;
  • Develop and maintain contacts with health and family planning professionals and governmental authorities, to identify reproductive health and family planning issues, and develop related services;
  • Conduct site visits, review the programming and implementation of ongoing projects, prepare reports, make recommendations and conduct follow-up visits as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in Health (physician or) and/or Public Health qualification;
  • At least a Medical Officer or Assistant Medical Officer Training;
  • Four years of experience in health or family planning programs especially in programming, development and management of reproductive health and family planning programs;
  • At least two years of experience working with NGOs in planning, designing, budgeting, managing, supervising, evaluating and documenting health programs;
  • Experience in sterilization, PAC and clinical training;
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and spoken and written English is required;
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% of his/her time to supervise and support field activities.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working in a matrix management environment;
  • Knowledge in infection prevention, quality assurance and clinical research desirable;
  • Ability to function effective as part of a team, and to manage multiple priorities;
  • Details-oriented and good communicational skills-both verbal and written;
  • Solid programming and technical expertise in reproductive health programs, specifically in the area of clinical based family planning;
  • Demonstrated experience in the management and provision of reproductive health services at facility level;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting training in reproductive health in providing technical assistance to NGOs and Governmental institutions;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently;
  • Be prepared to travel in support of project activities.

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