Knowledge Management and Communication Officer – TMSA Job Opportunity at Ifakara Health Institute

Job Overview

Knowledge Management and Communication Officer – TMSA

Ifakara Health Institute

Dar es SalaamIfakara Health Institute

The Ifakara Health Institute is a health research organization with offices in Ifakara, Dar es Salaam, Ikwiriri, Bagamoyo, and Mtwara, Tanzania.

The Officer will be responsible for all communication activities of the Project.

Position Summary

Ifakara Health Institute seeks a Knowledge Management and Communication Officer to join the PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity (TMSA) team. The Knowledge and Communication Officer will oversee the implementation of the PMI | TMSA Branding Strategy & Marking Plan (BS & MP); support the implementation of Activity’s learning agenda; and coordinate Activity deliverables.

The PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity is a five-year program (August 2022 – August 2027) implemented by Ifakara Health Institute, which supports the Government of Tanzania (GOT) in reducing malaria burden and in moving towards malaria elimination. The Activity is made possible by the support of the American people through the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The PMI | TMSA works with the GOT to reduce malaria burden and move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination―while achieving USAID’s strategy to support institutional growth and capacity development for local institutions. The PMI | TMSA will address the urgent healthcare needs of malaria at-risk populations, especially vulnerable pregnant women and children under five, and support Tanzania partners to grow and execute malaria programs sustainably and successfully.

The PMI | TMSA project will primarily work to support both facility- and community-based malaria activities in all districts of Katavi region, as well as making contribution to the national malaria priorities through the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP).

Qualification & Experience

  • A first degree in any of these fields: mass communication, journalism, and public relations.
  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage. The position requires someone with a mixed skill set i.e., corporate communications, journalism, and PR.
  • Applicants should have three-year of previous experiences of successfully accomplishing similar duties.
  • Writing and editing skills are essential and will be strictly checked and tested.

More Info & How to Apply

Apply by 23:59hrs on Thursday, September 15th 2022. For more details and how to apply, read the job annnouncement: Knowledge Management And Communication Officer – TMSA

Mode of Application

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

All e-mail application subject lines should include: Knowledge Management And Communication Officer – TMSA. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: [email protected]

The deadline for this application is 23:59hrs on Thursday, September 15 th 2022.


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