Program Officer (1 post)

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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:

1.    Job Title:Program Officer (1 post)
Reporting to:Head of Department, Human Resources for Health

Job Purpose:
Advocate for ‘’increased financial allocation, equitable distribution of health workers and their adherence to professional ethics’’ 

i. Conduct gender – sensitive analytical studies on Human Resource for Health: Training, Recruitment, Distribution and Retention at both District and Central Government Level
ii. Plan, coordinate and participate in consultative meetings with Local Government Authorities, Councilors, Member of Parliaments, Health Profession Bodies, MoHSW, PMO-RALG, PO-PSM
iii. Organize and facilitate capacity building sessions with citizens, Council Health Management Teams, Health Facility Governing Committee members and Local Government officials
iv. Organize, coordinate and participate in Sikika’s advocacy activities through media: interactive radio and TV programs, production of press statements, newsletter articles, Press conferences
v. Conduct Monitoring Surveys at both district and health facility level to assess the level of equity in the distribution of Human Resources Health and their adherence to professional ethics
vi. Conduct Social Accountability Monitoring on both Districts councils and Central level for their effectiveness in the planning, budgeting and implementation of Human Resource for Health Strengthening Activities
vii. Organize and participate in the implementation of Sikika’s Monitoring and Evaluation Activities (both internal and external)
viii. Monitoring of department activities according to M&E framework based on Outcome mapping approach
ix. Prepare various reports as required by your supervisors and as per organisation plan

Qualifications:Masters degree in Social Sciences, Public Health an added advantage

      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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