Job Opportunity Regional Project Manager at The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) - AJIRA PLUS+

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Job Opportunity Regional Project Manager at The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-renowned Institution for teaching, research and services in the field of International Health Development. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is investing in the Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project (HPSS) in the Dodoma region in the United Republic of Tanzania and has mandated the Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of Swiss TPH to implement the project. The project's aim is to improve access to and utilization of health resources and services in Dodoma, Morogoro and Shinyanga regions for arriving at an effective and well governed health system. To achieve the above aim, the project has four components: health promotion, health financing, pharmaceutical and health product management, and health technology management. The project is expanding its workforces and is announcing the following positions. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


Reporting to: Team Leader
Location: Dodoma
Level of Engagement: Full-time

Duration of engagement August 2017 - July 2019

• MD, MPH or similar
• Experience in a senior position heading government department, institutions, or development project especially at regional or national level in the Health Sector
• Proven high level of integrity, trust and ability to work well in a fast paced workflow
• Understands the government system both local and central especially the health department
• 10 years experiences of working in health related projects at similar position.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
• Competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
• Proven record of aligning diverse, multi-level teams with project mission and vision.
• Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing credit

Application should be accompanied with:-
• A well-typed CV;
• Certified copies of relevant certificates;
• Names of at least three (3) referees with reliable contacts;

• Contact address during daytime (Postal Address, Telephone, email and Fax)

Send your application to the following address:
HR and ADMINISTRATION Department- Mr. Elton S.N. Mapesa
Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) Project,
P.O. Box 29,



Online application via email:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission of application is on 16th June, 2017 16.00 hours.

Source: The Guardian 09 June 2017