Job Opportunity at Tanzania Red Cross Society, Community Health Officer
Community Health Officer
RECRUITING DEPARTMENT: Health Department.
REPORTS TO: Project Manager
DUTY STATION: KASULU (KIGOMA)
QUALIFICATIONS: BACHELOR DEGREE IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OR ,SOCIO WORK .
EXPERIENCE: at least 5 years working in community development projects, at least 2 years Red Cross experience
LANGUAGES: Swahili and English
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the implementation and supervision of all planned community activities
Responsible for conducting community meetings with relevant stakeholders for the identification of community health interventions
Responsible for liaising with government officials for the planning and implementation of all community activities
Responsible for supervision and monitoring the selected community health volunteers on selected health topics (i.e. malaria, hygiene and sanitation, maternal health) and on Behaviour Change interventions
Compile and collect data field for evaluation indicators of verifiable objectives
An overseer of day to day activities of community health volunteers
Advice the project manager on improvement of community health interventions
Prepare activity and progress reports at the end of week, month and year
Supervise and provide technical support to the Community Health Volunteers
Act as Project Manager in his/her absence
Identification of community health activities to be implemented in an eventual project proposal.
Ability to use computer software package (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
Perform any other duties assigned by his/her supervisors from time to time.
Work closely with the Spanish Red Cross Delegate in the area, provide support for the good running of the operation.
Applications may be submitted via Post Office or by hand delivery, but not by email. The deadline for submission is 8th May 2018 by 16.00 Hrs.
Only short listed candidates meeting the minimum set criteria will be invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline you should consider your application as unsuccessful.
Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and therefore qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
The Secretary General,
Tanzania Red Cross Society,
P.O Box 1133, DAR ES SALAAM
Tanzania Redcross Society seeks to hire a quality candidate for the position of a Community Health Officer