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Project Officer Job at INADES-Formation Tanzania

Job Opportunity at INADES-Formation Tanzania, Project Officer

Job Description

Job Title: Project Officer – Community Health Promotion and Gender

Job Reports to: Chief of Pedagogical Department

Duty Station: Dodoma National Office, with frequent activities in the villages Education: Minimum Diploma in community health promotion and or related health fields

Experience: 3 years’ work experience in mobilizing rural communities with an ability to work under pressure, tight deadlines with less supervision. Fluency in Swahili and English both verbal and written is desirable.

Contract period: 1 Year renewable upon successful performance and funds’ availability

General Description of the Job: He/She will be responsible for the interventions towards community health promotion and gender under the Bread for the World funded project “Adaptation to Climate Change for Improved Livelihoods in Semi-Arid Chemba and Kondoa Districts of Dodoma Region, Tanzania”.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work under the general supervision of the Chief of the Pedagogical Department and will require independent initiative in the preparation, and implementation of community health promotion and gender activities in the target areas.
  • Undertake gender analysis as to who plays a central role in community health in relation to access to resources and assessing community understanding of the spread and control of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
  • Develop and disseminate health, nutrition, and gender promotional materials for rural communities through the use of varieties of media (banners, fliers, local radios, audios, mobile vehicles, etc.) is highly preferred.
  • Undertake community awareness-raising and training sessions on the management of non-curative diseases including COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS.
  • Conduct community dialogues on community health promotion and facilitate village health centers to undertake health afya check for non-communicable screening.
  • Conduct training on gender roles, household resource control, and ownership.
  • Conduct training on women’s rights (Land and other assets).
  • Establish and work together with a network of LGA community development officers to raise awareness and coach community leaders on the importance of adherence to health, gender, and nutrition requirements.
  • He/She will establish women and youth peer groups to promote community health, high-nutrition diets, and gender.
  • He/She will support the establishment of household high nutritious traditional vegetable gardens.
  • Raise community awareness and consumption of diversified, nutrient-dense, and nutritionally adequate diets.
  • Work with the M&E officer to monitor beneficiary adoption of the new nutrition targeted practices and vegetable consumption methodologies.
  • Promoting food safety including appropriate methods of handling, preservation, processing, storage, and utilization of foods.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.

Applications

Applications, including cover letter, resume, and copies of academic certificates and testimonials should be sent to The Managing Director, INADES Formation Tanzania, P. O. Box 203, Dodoma, Email: inadesformation.tanzania@inadesfo.net, no later than Friday 29th May 2020, at 17:00hrs.

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