Community and Clinical CH Coordinator πŸŽ‰
  • Kigoma, Tanzania
  • viaPathfinder International
1 year ago
Senior Level
Non Government Organization
2 - 5 years
MSc or higher with Clinical background (AMO, CO, RNO) or MD
Job Summary


Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.

Project(s) Summary

Coordinates the assigned program or project. Assist in implementing PHE/MNCH/SRHR strategies and assists in the development of tools and materials for the program or project. Provides technical support to the regional offices and to partners. Represents the program or project in all PHE/MNCH/SRHR related materials and tools development

How to apply:

Pathfinder is committed to safeguarding and protecting the people we serve as well as our staff. We have zero tolerance for any behavior that inflicts harm on children, young people, adults, as well as our staff and partners, including sexual abuse, harassment, bullying, and exploitation. Everyone we hire must abide by our safeguarding and related policies, including reporting suspected or known policy violations. By applying, you acknowledge you understand you will be subjected to a variety of vetting checks intended to verify your suitability to work with us.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their application letter and CV, including contact details for 3 references whereby one should be the human resources manager/director of past organization you worked for. The Applications should be addressed to the Director for Human Resources and Administration, Pathfinder International, PO Box 77991, Dar es Salaam or sent via e-mail to stating the position being applied for in the subject line so that we do not miss your application.  Electronic Applications are encouraged. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted,

The closing date to send your application is Monday 16th May at 05:00pm


Duties And Responsibilities

Key Job Outcomes:

  • Strategic Plan and Budget Implementation: Works with the team to implement the strategic approach of the program/project specific to PHE/MNCH/SRHR services. Assists in the development of annual plans and budgets for the PHE/MNCH/SRHR portfolio of the program/project.
  • Program Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation. Reviews quarterly and annual program or project progress and financial reports and gives constructive feedback on the regional programs or projects and IPOs as applicable. Compiles quarterly and annual reports for MEL to report to the organization. Partnering with MEL to help conduct research and data gathering on significant and new developments. Identifies best practices in activities. Recommends improvements for program or project performance and assists in sharing innovative methods with partners.
  • Technical Direction. Assist in the implementation of capacity building and development in the different regional locations.
  • Project and Management Reporting. Assist in the development and delivery of reports related to programs or project activities. Submits a completed consolidated report to MEL team on a timely basis.
  • Meeting and Forum Attendance. Attends relevant meetings as well as forums to foster and enhance collaboration. Identifies new and improved approaches, methods, and ideas.
  • Training Design, Development and Delivery. Assists in standardizing PHE/MNCH/SRHR training curriculum.
  • Publications: Assists with coordinating publication of research findings, technical reviews and the development of manuals and guidelines for project related activities.
  • Product Development. Develops collaborative linkages and coordinates the publication of concept papers and proposals related to the SRHR program.
  • Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages, or participates on cross-functional project teams.
  • Compliance. Making sure that mandatory family planning and environmental compliance are being adhered to a required standard in all community and facility interventions

Education Other Skills Required

Minimally Required Job Specific Competencies:

  • Population Health and Environment (PHE) and Maternal and Neonatal Child Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services (PHE/MNCH/SRHR): Foundational knowledge of integrated PHE/MNCH/ family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program or project, including program or project strategies and indicators.
  • Country Specific Public Health System: Foundational knowledge of countries’ public health systems.
  • Training Design, Development and Delivery: Foundational knowledge of curriculum design and development. Ability to deliver training to diverse groups.
  • Research Writing and Editing. Foundational knowledge of writing and publishing research results in national and international journals.
  • Data Processing: Foundational knowledge of data processing.
  • PC Applications: Foundational knowledge of database and internet applications.
  • Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Project Management Planning and Management: Ability to plan and manage cross- functional initiatives for assigned projects.
  • Analysis and Sound Judgement: Foundational analytical and trouble shooting skills. Ability to make sound judgments. Ability to improve processes, promote excellence and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Languages: Proven ability to write and speak using local language and English language.
  • Communication: Advanced oral and written communication skills using different forms of media. Ability to translate complex concepts to individuals at all levels. Ability to speak across a range of technical issues within an individual’s area of expertise.
  • Passion for PHE/MNCH/SRHR: Commitment to integrated PHE/MNCH family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices
  • Influencing and Customer Service Skills: Ability to influence using diplomacy skills with key stakeholders. Advanced customer service skills deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision. Proven ability to coordinate activities.
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented and consistently accurate, ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment, and ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards.
  • Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidentiality on work-related issues.

Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • MSc or higher with clinical background (AMO, CO, RNO) or MD
  • 4 years related experience, including work in PHE/MNCH/SRHR services.
  • Prefer: Experience in practical field


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