Regional Program Officer (4 Position) at Mkapa Foundation February, 2020 Job Description
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The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a non- profit Trust, established in 2006 with the vision towards healthy lives and well-being for all, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. Its strategic focused results areas include to combat HIV and AIDS,TB, Malaria and Reproductive, Maternal New Born, Child and Adolescent Health coupled with Health Systems Strengthening including Human Resource for Health. The Foundation addresses the above health challenges through innovative design and implementation of sustainable programs such as the Mkapa Fellows Program. Achievement of the BMF’s vision can be achieved through empowered workforce, which is self- motivated, committed to growth and integrity, and seeks excellence in execution. BMF seeks for innovative, self-driven, dynamic and competent qualified candidates to fill the below vacancies: –


Position Title: Regional Program Officer (4 Position)
Reports to: Program Manager
Department: Programs
Direct Reports: M&E Data Assistants
Duty Station: BMF Field Offices – Arusha, Dodoma, Iringa and Mtwara.

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The overall responsibilities will be to work as a program regional focal person and a link between the region, district and BMF. Take a lead role at the Regional level for the implementation of the Mkapa Fellows’ Program and other related authorized initiatives.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or related field preferably in Human Resource Management, Public Administration – Health Services and systems’ Management.
  • Understanding of National Frameworks, policies and guidelines governing the health sector particularly on the areas of Human Resource Management, Planning and Policy.
  • Experience in working within Regional and Local Government Authorities Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Swahili languages, including ability to develop reports and presentations using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ concrete experience in working with health-related programs.





For all interested candidate, please find detailed job requirement for each position from our website:

For all interested candidate send your achievement focused CV, copy of relevant academic certificates and cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation, via email: [email protected]

The deadline for application is on Monday, 9th March 2020

BMF is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity




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