Monday, 2 November 2020

Project Coordinator Jobs At Mzumbe University

Job Title: Project Coordinator, CDC grant GH20-2063

The Mzumbe University’s Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Centre in a project on Technical Assistance to Government of Tanzania (GOT) and Public Health Institutions (PHIs) Toward Sustained Health Systems Strengthening in Tanzania under The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project.

Job Summary
The holder of the position will be the overall project coordinator responsible for administration and management of project logistics including human resources, asset and inventories. This position is a one-year contract, renewable.

Roles and Responsibilities
    Administrative/Logistics Roles
    Organize meetings, workshops and conferences by securing venues, arranging for refreshments, sending out notifications and agendas, and following up on all administrative action points
    Arrange for travel and accommodation for project staff as needed
    Provide logistical support for field and other grant activities
    Supervise office and facilities management including routine maintenance of office equipment
    Maintain and order office and project supplies
    Support procurement related to project activities
    Human Resource Roles
    Coordinate advertisement of project-related positions and scheduling interviews for candidates
    Filing and maintenance of HR documents and ensuring that they are securely kept
    Review monthly efforts allocation reports for accuracy
    Coordinate timesheets and effort reports collection and approvals
    Asset and Inventory Management
    Maintain a project asset register
    Prepare inventory forms as needed
    Ensure all assets on site are labelled for asset inventory

Qualifications and Work Experience
    Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supplies Management, Economics, Health Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or related fields
    A Master’s degree will be added advantage
    3-5 years’ experience in project coordination/management
    Experience in working in projects funded by the US Government will be an added advantage
    Experience in working independently and successfully troubleshooting problems is required
    Proficiency with various software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and other desktop tools.
    Experience in working with virtual learning platforms is preferredEffective verbal and written English communication skills are required
    Experience using zoom, skype or other virtual communication platforms is required
    Must be able to set up and maintain moderately complex filing systems and records
    The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with people of other cultures or backgrounds is required
    Able to handle confidential and sensitive information discreetly

Mode of Application
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their Application letter and detailed CV in English to the Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation (COEHME) through email address:  and copy to Prof. Henry Mollel at and Dr. Mackfallen Anasel at before November 8th, 2020.

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