Global Fund Coordinator at Ministry of Health (Wizara ya afya) through Global Fund Grants September, 2018




Employment Opportunity

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC)  through Global Fund Grants is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions:-

Job Tittle: Global Fund Coordinator (1 Position)

Location: Dodoma

Reporting To: Report to Programme manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Global Fund Coordinator will collaborate with Administrative management expertise to improve the overall Malaria GF grant management for implementation of Malaria interventions.
  • Coordinate all communication between the Global Fund Coordination Unit- MoHCDGEC and Malaria grant implementers in the MoHCDGEC (NMCP, and MSD).
  • Coordinate the preparation of quarterly progress and financial reports before submission to GFCU.
  • Arrange and coordinate preparations for ad hoc NMCP meetings as these are initiated by Program Manager or requested by the MoHCDGEC Permanent Secretary, or the external agencies.
  • Arrange and coordinate preparations for ad hoc NMCP meetings as these are initiated by Program Manager or requested by the MoHCDGEC Permanent Secretary, or the external agencies.
  • Coordinate quarterly coordination meetings with Malaria grant Implementers and provide feedback to Program Manager and GFCU of the Ministry.
  • If need be, represent the Program Manager externally on GF programmes related matters vis-a-vis external stakeholders like LFA and GF; TNCM; MoF; and PMORALG.
  • Identify and coordinate the preparation of correspondence and relevant documentation required to communicate effectively with external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the Program Manager is well informed about key GF programme issues between the Program and external stakeholders.
  • Keep oversight of Malaria GF supported programmes’ performance in terms of timely and high quality financial and progress reporting to Global Fund Coordinating Unit of the Ministry:
  • Ensure that financial controls are maintained by the Malaria-GF Accountat according to the Sub-Recipient financial management roles and responsibilities outlined in the Operations Manual for GF grants.
  • Keep oversight on procurement and supplies management of items that are planned to be procured under Malaria-GF grants, follow the procurement processes and alert the Program manager on off-track procurements.
  • Coordinate the planning and preparation of new Malaria-GF grants.


Coordinate the NMCP facilitation and participation in LFA’s verification of PUDRs.

  • Provide relevant information and otherwise facilitate the Programme Managers participation in TNCM, GF Missions, and other GF related events
  • Maintain oversight with timely progress and predicaments met by NMCP-GF implementers and external agencies.
  • Strengthen coordination between different implementing entities, partners and stakeholders


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Health related degree, with a Master’s degree in Health Related Fields. A Master’s degree in MBA/Project Managements/Health system managements will be preferable
  • At least 3 years of senior-level experience in designing, implementing, and managing HIV-related projects.
  • Extensive field experience including working within the Tanzania Government’s health system.
  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.
  • Significant experience of working and collaborating with all levels of Tanzanian Government within the health sector.
  • Experience of working in collaboration with local and international partners.
  • Demonstrated experience of managing GF or other donor-financed projects.
  • Fluent in both English oral and written, as well as good communication skills
  • Age limit: 50 years

Terms of Employment: 2.3 year Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds)

Details on How to Apply:

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please send your cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for the position, a curriculum vitae/resume detailing your experience, relevant copy of certificates and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and all interview costs will be borne by the applicants. Successfully candidates should be ready to relocate to Dodoma. To find out more about these positions kindly visit

Note: All applications should be sent on or before 12th September, 2018 to:-  

Permanent Secretary, 

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, 

University of Dodoma, 

Faculty of Social Science in Community Development, 

Building No 11, P.O Box 743, 

40478 DODOMA.


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