Jobs at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Tanzania:  Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official overseas relief and development organization of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and has served people living in poverty and situations of vulnerability in over 100 countries since 1943. In Tan­zania, CRS has served vulnerable communities for over 50 years and accomplished this through development programs of emer­gency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding.

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CRS in Tanzania works in very close collaboration with the catholic Churches and implements programs through both Churches and secular local partners. CRS has been helping poor, vulnerable families improve their lives through orphans and vulnerable children, agriculture, health, microfinance and WASH programming in Tanzania since 1962.
CRS is inviting experienced and qualified candidates to apply for the following post below…

Job Title: Technical Advisor I – Collaboration Learning Adaptation

Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor- HSS/CB
Department: Programs Location: Dar es salaam

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement effective learning activities, scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities.
  • Document and publish reports, highlight success stories to communicate program impact/overall results.
  • Strategically disseminate findings, knowledge and guidance through various avenues, including but not limited to communities of practice, virtual or on-site workshops, conferences, and webinars, at global, regional or country-specific levels.
  • Lead and support learning events, conduct research, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate ongoing content development and engagement.
  • Design and develop web-based tools or applications that allow stakeholders to explore data and evidence relevant to USAID/USG and PEPFAR programming.
  • Systematic, standard-format analyses and documentation of characteristics, costs, and outcomes associated with USAID-supported programs.
  • Document and share learning – ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented.
  • Support routine communication with USAID missions and other stakeholders on activity, evaluation, cost, and other reporting requirements and guidelines.
  • Think outside the box – identify and share more creative, efficient, and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate sharing and collaboration.
  • Serve as project technical lead on all matters related to knowledge management.
    Be responsible for work planning and reporting.
    Manage and oversee Knowledge Management support staff and short-term technical assistance.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of professional experience in international development, adult learning, capacity building, and/or Learning Advisory-related roles.
  • Multifaceted facilitation skills, including with multicultural audiences, particularly related to programmatic and organizational learning.
  • Experience designing learning agendas and learning questions and strategic approaches to answer them for continuous improvement.
  • Experience working with partners at different levels, virtually, and across different time zones.
  • Excellent partner management track record. Experience supporting organizational development/change processes will be considered a significant advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills to support both qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Understanding of and experience with Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting approaches.
  • Strong management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills and demonstrated ability to work well with multiple in-country counterparts.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills in English.
  • High standards of integrity, professionalism, and creative problem solving.
    (Preferred) Understanding of USAID processes and experience with leading training for USAID audiences.

Required Languages – English and Swahili.
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 50%.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Good technical writing skills

Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and the ability to make sound judgment.
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in identifying and documenting best practices.
  • Ability in Microsoft Office Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

Key Working Relationships:

Internal – CM, MEAL Manager, Senior Technical Advisor HSSCB, Head of Finance, HR and SCM, Field Office Manager, WASH Advisor, EARO DRD PQ, EARO Regional TAs

External – Implementing partners, Local authorities (at ministry level and LGA), Local donor representatives including program and technical sector staff.

Job Title: Technical Advisor I – Pediatric and adolescent HIV/AIDS – 2 Position

Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor- HSS/CB
Department: Programs Location: Dar es salaam

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Project manager – facility to coordinate project engagement with the Ministry of Health, (MOH) with its departments ensuring a highly coordinated, effective, engaged, strong partnership and relationship.
  • Provide technical support and guidance on addressing barriers to pediatric and adolescent HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment.
  • Provide in-country oversight together with the global HQ team, in the implementation of research studies addressing different priority areas including Evaluation of Demand,
  • Feasibility and Impact Linked to Index Testing Services in Tanzania
  • Support the development and contribute to the implementation of project-level strategies, standards, tools in coordination and with the effective engagement of the NACP and MOH.
  • Lead review and validation of technical documents, training materials and policy briefs to meet national and U.S. government guidelines, as well as international standards.
  • Lead program innovation, including adaptation of evidence- and/or science-based approaches, on HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at head office and country level.
  • Strengthening the capacity of FBO networks to engage addressing gaps in the identification, linkage and treatment of children and adolescents living with HIV.

Qualifications:

  • Medical degree (MD)and Master’s in Pediatric or public health.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ of progressively responsible, professional-level experience on HIV
  • Prevention, Care and Treatment issues for pediatric with at least three to five years’ experience in resource challenged settings.
  • Experience with HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services and programs.
  • Experience with U.S. Government-funded programs preferred.
  • Willingness to travel, In-country experience in Tanzania, highly preferred.

Required Languages – English and Swahili.
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 75%

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
  • Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and the ability to make sound judgment.
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CRS Partnership strategy and Partner management experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in budget management and project management.
  • Ability in Microsoft Office Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Supervisory
  • Responsibilities (if none, state none)

Job Title: Technical Advisor I- Health System

Strengthening Advisor Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor- HSS/CB
Department: Programs Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Project manager – facility to coordinate project engagement with the Ministry of Health, (MOH) with its departments ensuring a highly coordinated, effective, engaged, strong partnership and relationship.
  • Provide technical oversight of integrated health systems strengthening programming and technical assistance activities.
  • Lead health systems assessment, identify gaps and develop tailored course correction strategies
  • Design and lead activities related to differentiated service delivery systems, including client-centered and community-led/ community-based interventions, provide prevention and treatment services to people at risk for or living with HIV.
  • Foster collaborations with county governments to ensure transition to sustainable high quality HIV service delivery.
  • Support development, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive sustainable transition plan.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in public health, global health, Health system, Health care administration or any other related discipline.
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience on system strengthening for HIV service provision.
  • Experience with quality-of-care assessments for HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services and programs.
  • Experience with U.S. Government-funded programmes preferred.
  • Willingness to travel, In-country experience in Tanzania, highly preferred.

Required Languages – English and Swahili.
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 70%.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
  • Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and the ability to make sound judgment.
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CRS Partnership strategy and Partner management experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in budget management and project management.
  • Ability in Microsoft Office Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Supervisory
  • Responsibilities (if none, state none)

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Integrity
Continuous Improvement & Innovation
Builds Relationships
Develops Talent
Strategic Mindset
Accountability & Stewardship

Supervisory Responsibilities: NONE

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Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer:  This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested qualified candidates should submit their letter of application together with their CV in PDF or Word format in a single attachment which outlines their experience and sustainability of the position applied to email address: TZ_HR@crs.org not later than 28th April, 2023.
The applicants should clearly state the Job title applied for in the subject line of the email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Female candidates, people with disability and people from other recognized marginalized backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. CRS Tanzania recognizes many people do not have access to university education, limited capacity to travel, women take career breaks to care for family, and physical access for people with disability is limited in some workplaces including in the field. In all recruitment, CRS Tanzania uses a competency-based selection process. This ensures that if a candidate does not have a university degree or many years of experience, their competencies and existing expertise is assessed and valued.

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