Sanitation Project Officers (2) at Amref Health Africa June, 2020

Amref Health Africa is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is “to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems”. Amref Health Africa has over 1000 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fundraising.

Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child Health, Water and sanitation, e learning programme and clinical outreach.  With the above background, Amref Health Africa Tanzania has the following vacancies:


Position:                Sanitation Project Officers (2)

Job Location:        Mbeya 

Report to:             WASH Programme Manager 

Duration:              24-Months 


To implement this project Amref Health Africa in Tanzania seeks Sanitation Project. Officers for Mbeya Rural District, who will be responsible for the design, implementation, management and supervision of market based sanitation and hygiene project in Mbeya rural district. As a project officer, you will assist the MEAL officer and WASH programme manager in scrutinizing plans and reports to ensure coherence towards the attainment of the country strategic plan. The project officer will participate in relevant country programme resource mobilization initiatives that aim to sustain the programme development.


  • Ensure correct technical design of sanitation and hygiene facility, marketing and promotion within national guidelines and standards
  • Support and ensure proper and timely coordination of project stakeholders and actors (government, private sector and communities) at district, ward and village levels
  • Promote, strengthen and facilitate sanitation products, sanitation business/entrepreneurships and sanitation supply chain.
  • Plan and facilitate an implementation of demand creation campaigns on sanitation and hygiene improvement; using community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) skills and approaches.
  • Ensure improved quality of sanitation service provision through increased availability and affordability of sanitation products and services providers (Artisans) at village level.
  • Support proposals writing and budget management
  • Responsible for coordinating activities both in project area and elsewhere as directed by the line manager to ensuring the promotion of an integrated approach with other programmes.
  • Write and compile weekly, monthly quarterly and annual reports about the project progress and timely share with the programme manager.
  • Ensure proper documentation of project progress as contribution to the country report.
  • Ensure proper budget administration at the projects level
  • Ensure respect of Amref Health Africa administrative procedures, procurements and logistics  Manage and follow proper procurement procedures through ERP systems.
  • Support any other tasks as directed by the programme manager


  • First degree in Environmental/Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Science, Public Health, Community Development, Entrepreneurship or Business Administration.
  • Minimum of  5-years work experience in WASH related projects
  • Working experience with Government, NGO, and grassroots community organizations
  • Good working experience in community participation and development.
  • Good knowledge in social enterprise, financing mechanisms and marketing approaches
  • Skills and experience in innovative sanitation promotion and marketing tools/approaches
  • Knowledge of sanitation and hygiene promotion technics and marketing approaches
  • Ability to prioritize effectively for execution with limited resources
  • Experience in sanitation and hygiene product development and social enterprises
  •              Solid experience in facilitation, negotiation, coaching and team building.
  • Team player, able to make quick decisions.




If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 Hours June 15, 2020. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position, failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

All correspondences should be directed to: Email: Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted.

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  1. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply
  2. “Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”
  3. Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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