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Friday, January 29, 2021

Community and Communication Officer (NACP) at Ministry of Health (MOHCDGEC)


Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) with financial support from CDC/PEPFAR is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals whom will work under contractual agreement to fill the following vacant positions:




Job TitleCommunity and Communication Officer (1 Position)

Location: Dodoma

Reporting to: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV Coordinator.


Duties and Responsibilities:


1.   Coordinate various Community and Communication based elimination of Mother to Child Transmission (eMTCT) interventions in collaboration with RHMTs/CHMTs and

2.   Conduct supportive for PMTCT community interventions for trained CHWs to oversee the linkages between community and facility-based health

·      Oversee PMTCT activities implemented by


1.   Organize and support activities related to revision of guidelines, training package and Information, Education and Communication (IEC) & Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

2.   Organize and facilitate Technical Working Group meetings with PMTCT partners especially who implement community eMTCT

3.   Assist preparation and dissemination of the quarterly, semi-annual and annual PMTCT reports.

·      Participate in developing PMTCT planning document and develop Country Operational Plans (COP).

·      Budget for various supporting partners (Example CDC, GF ).

Experience and Qualifications:


1.   Degree in Social Sciences with Diploma or degree in Health Promotion

2.   Post graduate degree in Public Health is an added

·      Good interpersonal and leadership skills

1.   Computer literacy will be an added

2.   Three years working experience in community

3.   Strong communication including proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages and computer

·      Age limit: 50

Terms of Employment: 7 months Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds).



·      Interested candidates are to submit their motivational letter, copy of the latest CV in one document indicating their preferred work station and copies of academic certificates, practice license for the specific professional cadre if any;

·      The subject line of your job application letter should indicate the position that you are applying for;

·      Your CV must include the information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees;

·      Every applicant MUST apply for only one position. Failure to do so the applicant will be automatically disqualified;

·      All correspondence MUST reach the Ministry through Postal Office before 03:30pm on 04th February, 2021 and channelled through the following address:

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (Health),
Government City Mtumba,
Health Road,
P. O. Box 743,
40478 DODOMA.


Note that:

·      Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered;

·      Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful;

The deadline for submitting the application is 04 February, 2021