Employment Opportunity Officer I, Programs at IntraHealth - Tanzania,Deadline June 15th, 2017 - AJIRA PLUS+

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Employment Opportunity Officer I, Programs at IntraHealth - Tanzania,Deadline June 15th, 2017

Officer I, Programs


  • Document project’s success stories, blogs, articles, news briefs, presentations and voices narratives for dissemination throughout IntraHealth, PERFAR/CDC, Government of Tanzania, and other external audiences and stakeholders;
  • Identify key program areas for documentation and dissemination;
  • Review and update all programmatic materials for accuracy and adherence to IntraHealth and CDC branding guidelines;
  • Conduct field visits and attend conferences as requested to document, photograph and/or film activities and achievements;
  • Support project staff on all technical presentations and reports to ensure polished final products with appropriate USG and project branding.
  • Provide technical support to program staff to increase visibility of key program events

  • Serve as a principal liaison with IntraHealth Strategic Communications Department;
  • Organize and maintain IntraHealth/Tanzania shared drive, and ensure that key documents are uploaded to IntraHealth Staff portal.
  • Build staff capacity in documentation and communication
  • Perform any other assigned duties
  • Degree in communications, mass media, journalism, social sciences, marketing or other relevant field
  • At least 3-6 years’ experience supporting donor-funded project knowledge sharing/management and communications activities
  • Working knowledge of international health and development preferred;
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication presentation, and interpersonal skills in English;
  • Demonstrated competence in graphic design, for example Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to conduct rapid stakeholder analysis and design appropriate communication messages based on identified needs
  • Proven experience developing communication messages
  • Experience working with a variety of donors and CDC in particular
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Power Point, and graphic design software
  • Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experience and supporting creative initiatives;
  • Strong meeting planning and management skills, relationship-building and communicating effectively;
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Self-starter with competence and with minimal supervision to consider priorities, be involved in a variety of activities in a time-sensitive, high-pressure environment, and meet competing deadlines.
  • Innovation: Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives within your role that result in improvement of IntraHealth's performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for IntraHealth's success.
  • Service Excellence : Knowledge of and ability to put into action concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across program areas in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Effective Oral and Written Communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Employee must wear business attire;
  • Minimum noise levels in an office environment;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Office environment requiring sitting at a desk most of the day, using hands to operate a computer and other office equipment;
  • Requires lifting of 0-10 lbs occasionally or as needed;
  • Ability to work an irregular schedule on occasion with the ability to travel frequently and on short notice.

Skills Required
Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate
Microsoft Excel: Intermediate
Microsoft Word: Intermediate

Education Required
Bachelors or better in Communication or related field.

Experience Required
Experience working with a variety of donors and CDC in particular.
Proven experience developing communication messages.
3-6 years: Experience supporting donor-funded project knowledge sharing/management and communications activities.
The closing date for receipt of applications is June 15th, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. lntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer