Eye Health Technical Officer

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On behalf of our well - established client , FAVORITE HR SERVICES ( FHS ) is now looking forward to recruit 

EYE HEALTH TECHNICAL OFFICER to be stationed in Dar es Salaam , Tanzania . Females are highly encouraged to apply

Reports to Country Director 

Job Purpose

The Eye Health Technical Officer is responsible for the coordination , supervision of field operations and provision of technical support in the running of the o r ganization ' s - Eye Health Programme in Morogoro , Dodoma , Dar es Salaam and Ruvuma region . He / She will work closely with Eye Health partners ( clinics ) in the programme areas , National Regional and District eye care teams and other eye care partners through the Tanzania eye care forum

Preferred Education 

  • Master ' s degree in Public Health 

Preferred Knowledge 

  • Experience with Health Management Information Systems ( HMIS
  • Experience in the field of hospital management 
  • MS Office ( Document Report writing , trend analysis on Excel , Training Presentations

Relevant Experience 

  • More than 5 years of relevant working experience

Key Responsibilities 

A . Coordination of the Eye Health programme 

  • Lead and coordinate the implementation of Eye Health activities in
  • Tanzania W ork closely with the Partner Head of Eye Units , Project Coordinators , Regional Medical Officers ( RMO ) . Regional Eye Coordinators ( RECs ) , District Eye Coordinators ( DECs ) in the day - to - day implementation of Eye health activities in the program areas .
  • Work closely together with the Country Director and Finance & Admin Officer regarding planning activities , reporting , budget and expenditure etc .
  • Work closely with Inclusive Education Technical officer w ith regard to eye care-related   activities in the programme areas

B . C apacity Building towards partners 

  • Organize and support capacity building and technical support to Eye care partners ( clinics ) . Eye Care Coordinators at the Regional and District level in the programme areas through workshops , experience sharing , one - line meetings , training , internships etc .
  • Coach Eye Care partners on how to improve the management and quality of eye care
    • Support improvement processes regarding quality eye care
    • Organize and monitoring the training of medical and paramedical personnel
    • Organize and coordinate outreaches of ophthalmology experts
    • Support coordination of technical support and supervision missions that are organized at the National , Regional and District level
    • Support the set - up of digital monitoring processes for eye clinics
  • Support Eye care partners ( clinics ) and Regional and District Eye Care Coordinators in the execution and coordination of specific eye health activities : strengthening supply of eye care services , creating demand for eye care services through bridging strategies and increasing access to eye services and strengthen governance
  • Support development , implementation , and review of partners ( clinics ),   Regional and District eye care plans

C . Monitoring and reporting of the programmes 

  • Support Monitoring , Evaluation , Learning and Accountability ( MEAL ) related activities of the Eye Care programme and implementin g p artners
  • Make follow up on partners reports and overall implementation progress
  • Analyze partners report
  • Assure semi - annual consolidated report of the Eye Health Programme
  • Assist with the financial report of the Eye Health Programme 

D . General 

  • Participate and represent in Eye health Sector engagement activities at various levels
  • D evelop networks and collaborations with various partners ( Tanzania Eye Care partners to strengthen referra ls for people with eye problems
  • Support fundraising activities of Light for the World
  • Carry out other activities as requested by the line manager 

Key Competencies

  • Willing to work and execute field missions on regular basis 
  • A bility to work with partners and teams from different background
  • Strong interest and commitment to eye health . Experiences in management of eye health projects and provision of technical support to eye health  teams is an added advantage 
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written

How to Apply

Qualified candidates who meet the criteria above are welcome to apply before the deadline of 20 August 2022 . Please attach a cover letter and a copy of your curriculum vitae . Only suitable candidates will be contacted

[email protected]

+255 710 287 676  | + 255 683 383 13 2 | + 255 767 636 872