Location:Dar es Salaam
Assignment period:01/06/2020 - 03/31/2022
Type of employment:full-time
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has commissioned GIZ to implement a technical cooperation project in the health sector of Tanzania. The project entitled “Improving Health Care Provision” works to achieve the objective: the quality and quantity of health services are improved, including access through health insurance. It has five outputs: (1) Digital hospital management information system; (2) Improved, digitalised obstetric and neonatal care; (3) Improved family planning services, especially for young people post-partum; (4) Improved community health fund foundations; (5) Data-based facility and council budget planning. In output 1 “Digital hospital management system”, the project supports the implementation of the National Digital Health Strategy 2019, specifically its intention of modernising public hospitals and improving quality of care provided using digital technology.
- Support the project manager in leading the Digital Hospital MIS component through contributing to activity planning, execution, coordination and reporting under this component including resource management
- Co-steer the component’s outputs to ensure results are achieved on time in the following area of work: “Government of Tanzania -Hospital Management Information System Hospital” (GOT-HoMIS) enhancements; preparation of target hospitals for GOT-HOMIS deployment; deployment of GOT-HOMIS to target hospitals; support setting up of the post-deployment GOT-HOMIS operations and support system
- Collaborate with and monitor the progress of work done by subcontractors of the component (short- and long-term experts hired by the project to help achieve the component’s objective)
- Support the project manager in the project’s overall monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
- Mastering GIZ’s project monitoring and evaluation methodologies and tools, operationalising the project’s M&E system, routinely compile relevant M&E data from component managers and support the project manager in reporting project progress to the BMZ and counterparts (MOH/PORALG)
- Document and report lessons learned in various formats reaching to different audiences (in German and English)
- University degree in Public Health, Digital Health, Health Informatics or other related fields; In lieu of university degree in (public) health, postgraduate degree in Information and Communication Technology and minimum 2 years work experience in the health sector
- Basic knowledge in project management, the sustainable development goals and development cooperation
- Strong strategic and conceptual thinking competencies
- Proven analytical, communication and organizational skills
- Demonstrated ability to work in intercultural teams and settings
- Business fluency in German and English
You live in Dar-es-Salaam. Tanzania has a tropical climate and in Dar-es-Salaam it is warm and humid throughout the year. The area has a certain risk of malaria and dengue fever, which requires taking basic preventive measures. The basic medical care available is good. The security situation be considered as reasonably good as long as precautions are being taken. Most day-to-day goods are available in Dar-Es-Salaam. There is an international school.
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