Program Officer-Clinical & Community FP/MNCH Officer job at Pathfinder Internationa

Vacancy title:
Program Officer-Clinical & Community FP/MNCH Officer

Jobs at:

Pathfinder International

Deadline of this Job:
28 February 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 13, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

She/he will support the link between the communities and health facilities in the implementation of community-based activities including FP/MNCH and Population Health and Environment (PHE) outreach services.

She/he will work on a full-time basis, reporting to the Senior PHE Program Manager, and be based in Arusha/Iringa with travel throughout the NTR and/or RRE.

Key Performance areas:
Program Planning

• Work closely with Community Health Workers (CHWs) / Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) champions to provide voluntary PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) information, services and referrals to women and men.
• In collaboration with healthcare workers and village governments to organize community-based outreach activities to deliver integrated SRH services, including FP and MNCH Community Conservation microfinance groups (CCMGs) First Time Parents, and others.
• Work with CHWs to provide PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) through community groups such as farmer groups.

Program Implementation and Capacity Development
• Ensuring accurate documentation and reporting of PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) services data into the government systems (DHIS2) and in project registers.
• Coordinate a work of CHWs/PHE champions and peer educators to enhance their performance in advancing voluntary PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) information and services.
• Support the MERL project intervention including PHE (FP/MNCH/RH) data collection, Model households/Bomas and CCMG’s assessments and facility data quality assessments (DQA).
• Assist the Senior PHE Program Manager on annual workplans and budgets development.

Coordination & Partnerships
• Establish effective work relationship with other stakeholders, RHMTs and CHMTs partners on program activities.
• Work in collaboration with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently and in an integrated manner.

M&E and Reporting
• Assist in the development and delivery of reports related to the project’s activities.
• Submit a completed consolidated report to the Senior PHE Program Manager timely.
• Participate in the development and field test of community engagement and SBC approaches, materials and tools relying on innovative and responsive methodologies.
• Monitor the project implementation plans and progress of community engagement portfolio as per MIHR project projections.

Compliance and Safeguarding Policy Implementation
• Work with Compliance Manager to implement compliance activities based on organizational, government and donors’ requirements including Family Planning and Environmental compliance.
• In collaboration with Compliance Manager and project team, will implement, monitor, and report child and safeguarding policy matters at your capacity.


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