Program Officer (1 post) To advocate for human rights related to health

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:17:00 am

Sikika is a non-governmental organization that advocates for quality health services for all Tanzanians. The organization works to ensure equitable and affordable quality health care services through social accountability monitoring of health systems at all government levels. For more information about Sikika please visit us at
Sikika seeks to recruit the following candidates for its Dar es Salaam Office with immediate effect:

Job Title: Program Officer (1 post)
    Reporting to: Head of Programs
    Job Purpose: To advocate for human rights related to health

i. Advocate for the inclusion of the right to health in the constitution
ii. Advocate for the implementation of right to health at facility level
iii. Analyse policies and laws that promotes or hinder rights to health for further advocacy
iv. To collect evidence for right to health violations and support Social Accountability Monitoring teams with basic Human rights reporting
v. Assist other department in interpretation of Local and International Laws and regulations operating within Tanzania jurisdiction including reviewing of Bills to the Parliament, enacted laws and Contracts for various services
vi. Prepare and facilitate litigation against violation of health rights
vii. Engage with other networks and work with other Human Rights based Organisations in promoting implementation of Human Rights to health by Governments in African and Global platforms
viii. Prepare various reports as required by head of programs and as per organisation plan
ix. Organize and participate in the implementation of Sikika’s Monitoring and Evaluation Activities (both internal and external)
Masters degree in any field of Social sciences with background in LLB

      An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.
      If you believe you satisfy the above requirements you are encouraged to send:
a) A cover letter explaining why your competencies and experiences are suitable for the job b) An updated CV which includes your contact details and
c) The full names and addresses of 3 references

Send your application to: The Human Resources and Administration Manager at Sikika, by e-mail only to:

Application Deadline:  27th February 2013 



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