Friday, 10 December 2010


Marketing/Communications Assistant
National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) ITN Cell
National Insecticode Nets Programme (NATNETS)

The National Malaria Programme (NMCP) of the Ministry of Health and social Welfare is spearheading the National Insecticide Treated Nets Programme (NATNETS) which promotes the use of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN),Based on a broad partnership between the public and Private sector. The main activities of the (NATNETS) programme include the design and implementation of a voucher scheme, the universal coverage campaign to improve access to ITN as well as overall coordination of TIN activities in Tanzania in collaboration with stakeholder. The Ministry of Health and social Welfare/National Malaria Control programme wished to contract an experience and efficient professional to work within the NATNETS teams as Marketing/Communications Assistant. Candidate with experience in marketing /communications are encouraged to apply .A Competitive salary will be offered depending on experience and qualifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

v Conduct routine media monitoring and scan relevant news items which are relevant to the

NATNETS activities.

v Collecting information and pictures of NATNETS activities for the NATNETS Newletter

and other publications

v Managing and updating the contracts database for the NATNETS Newsletter

v Develop and implement proper mechanism that will ensure that documents are properly

filed and easily accessed/retrieved when needed.

v Occasionally participate in supportive supervision in order to communicate fully the

activities of the programme.

v Develop and strengthen relationship through information desemination between Natnets

and other NGOs,CBOs, FBOs That help the government to fight against malaria.

v Identify queries from made report and channel them to the supervisor for response.

Personnal Attributes:

v Flexible good collaborating and interpersonal skills

v Excellent written and oral communication skills, both in English and Kiswahili

v Self motivated well organized and able to work independently and as part of ITN Cell team member.

v Strong interested in development issues

v Able to work under pressure and to deliver timely results v Willingness to travel to districts.

v Degree holder/Advanced Diploma in mess communication/marketing/Sociology in may

when related field

v Computer literate with special skills in desk top publishing

v Shyer hands on experience in communication/marketing and proven ability to organize all aspects of large scale promotion/marketing/Public related channels
Application Procedure

Interested candidates should send letters of application,currriculm vitae,copies of certificates and contracts (including e-mail) for three referees before the December 8,2010 to:

Ministyry of Health
National Malaria Control Programme P.O.BOX 3430
Dar es Salaam

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