2 Job Vacancy at Ifakara Health Institute – Fieldworker

Job Summary

Position:  Fieldworker (2 posts)

Reports To: Project Leader/Supervisor

Workstation: Mtwara

Institute Overview 

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation. 

Position Summary 

IHI is looking for qualified and experienced individuals to take the position of Fieldworker. The Fieldworkers will work closely with volunteers and the community in the local area to set light mosquito traps, data loggers, sorting mosquitoes & houseflies and recording entomological data collected in the Star-Homes Phase II Household Evaluation project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all data and samples collected from the experiments are properly recorded and stored.
  • Assist volunteers and village leaders working within the project(s).
  • Maintain all project(s) equipment in good order and custody.
  • Maintain constant liaison with community members in the study area to ensure the smooth running of project(s) activities.
  • Implement quality control procedures and ethical guidelines are met in the running of the project(s).
  • Conduct any other duties as may be assigned by the project leader.
  • Working in rural part of Mtwara with minimal supervision.

Qualification and Experience

  • Form 4 graduate with 5 years of working experience.

 Skills and Competencies

  • Team working skills.
  • Self-motivated and highly focused attitude to work.
  • Good verbal and oral communication skills in Swahili and local language.
  • Physical fitness.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

Remuneration

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity

IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

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.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Monday May 31 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: FIELDWORKER – STAR HOMES. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. 

  • Human Resources Manager
  • IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE
  • #5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
  • P.O. Box 78,373
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Email: [email protected]

The deadline for submitting the application is 31 May 2021 at 17:00hrs.

 

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