Maternal & Child Health Officer Job at Management and Development for Health 2022


Maternal & Child Health Officer Job at Management and Development for Health 2022

Job Description

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to addressing public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large.

These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; 

Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH);

President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH seeks a qualified individual to fill the job position below.....


Job Title: Maternal & Child Health Officer

Reports to :Maternal & Child Health Manager

Location: Kagera

Job Summary :

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support the Regional MCH Manager in implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH services under the Afya Kwanza project, in line with the project work plan.
  • To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as index HIV testing, Option B+, male involvement, tracking of mother-infant pairs, follow-up of EID results and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) – in line with national guidelines.
  • To provide TA to the DACC, DRCHCo, RCH In-charges and HCPs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and related RMNCH programs and services.
  • To support RMCH Manager to assess and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACC, DRCHCo and RCH-Incharges.
  • To support timely collection and submission of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  • To support the RMCH Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  • To support and advise RMCH Manager on all PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RMCH Manager.
  • To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

  • Degree or Advanced diploma in medicine, nursing or related field. Minimum of at least 2 years in Donor funded projects. Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel. Good communication skills to core-workers and beneficiaries. Innovative and good leadership skills.
  • Applications should be submitted to the system 02nd December, 2022.
  • MDH DOES NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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