Project Manager (Maternal and Child Health) Needed At SolidarMed, Tanzania

Project Manager (Maternal and Child Health) Needed At SolidarMed, Tanzania

SolidarMed, a medium size Swiss NGO, is currently seeking the services of a Project Manager in the area of Maternal and Child Health. Job location is Tanzania.


  • Overall management and coordination of the project, incl. planning, monitoring, budgeting, reporting
  • Act as technical advisor to partners (district health system) and build clinical capacity among local health staff (hospital, health centre, dispensary) through training, coaching and mentoring, with a thematic focus on Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health.
  • Ensure the strategic and operational alignment of the two project components (community and facility level)
  • Contribute to the further development of the project
  • Establish and implement an operational research agenda

What We offer

  • A professionally run, innovate health program in a rural African setting
  • An attractive salary and benefit package commensurate with Swiss standards
  • Professional development opportunities and linkages with competence and research networks
  • Family posting in a rural but safe African setting; however no international or English medium school
  • A motivated team both in Tanzania and Switzerland


  • Medical doctor with an additional degree in Public Health, at least 3 years of work experience, incl. in low-resource settings, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Clinical expertise in MNCH (obstetric, surgical or paediatric skills welcome)
  • Interest in operational research, scientific exchange, knowledge sharing and data management; experience in this area would be an asset
  • Applied knowledge of project cycle management and team leading
  • Good writing and reporting skills (English)
  • Valid driving license
  • Personal flexibility and preparedness to live in a remote rural place with frequent dislocations to the health facilities

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are to email their CV and a short letter of motivation (reference “PM PHCU Tanzania” to:

Application Deadline

Application deadline is September 15th, 2016.

For more information, visit the official page or download the official Job vacancy publication.

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