As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GlZ) GmbH supports the German
Government in achieving, its development-policy objectives.
Gil is looking to fill the position of midwife in the programme "Improvement of Maternal and Child Health, IMCH".
Duty station: lindi
Terms of the Contract: Fixed term contract
The Midwife is responsible for .
implementing daily operational aspects of all issues related to maternal health part of IMCH initiative
Conducting capacity building (kick off training, follow up trainings, mentoring and coaching) to maternal health care service providers
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Contributes to the development of maternal health care improvement strategic and operational plan and budget
Participates in training that will further develop the maternal health team to become effective trainers, supervisors, mentors and coaches of maternal health care providers according to M6HSW standards
Practically supports facility maternal health service providers to adapt and practice standard good quality day to day running of maternal health services, in particular the clinical and capacity development elements
Assures continuation of stable quality of care and treatment for New- born patients in targeted facilities (e.g. strengthen internal/external communication with facility management, new born services etc.)
Advices and supports health facilities on strengthening effective data management according to MoHSW standards
Contributes information relevant for monitoring and audit of processes relating to maternal health clinical practice and care in line with MoHSW guidelines and tools (e.g. the MNCH monitoring card)
Assists knowledge management: collects, processes and shares information within the maternal health team
Contributes ideas to resolve issues and improve maternal health work flow processes
Participates in relevant meetings and useful events
Other projects and duties as directed by the maternal health department managers
Required qualifications, competences and experience
Diploma in Midwifery or public health from a known Tanzanian training institution
At least 3 years of practicing midwifery
Good practical experience on Maternal Health care
Skills on Basic and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and New born care
Trainer on BEmONG/CEmONC is an advantage
Knowledge on ICT (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, excel)
willingness to travel (within the region) regularly. .
Good command of English (written and spoken) and Kiswahili
willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed -
corresponding measures are agreed with management
Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter together with their CV and copies of certificates addressed Gil Office, 65 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, attn. HR Department, P.O. Box 1519, Dar es Salaam by 28 August 2015 latest.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.