The United Republic of Tanzania



Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) is a 1500-bed capacity hospital located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It serves as the apex referral and national hospital for Tanzania and is the only Haemophilia Treatment center for the country, attending to all patients with Haemophilia and Sickle cell disease referred from all over the country. MNH aims to achieve the highest standard of care for people living with Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders in Tanzania.

In order to achieve this goal, the hospital is looking for a competent and experienced person to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Officer

Job Type: Three years contract

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Salary: Negotiable

Job Summary:

  • The Project Officer will provide technical assistance to ensure that MNH Project goals and objectives are achieved.
  • The Project Officer will assist with planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project's outputs, results, and objectives.
  • Assists with the creation of the annual Work Plans (AWPs) and schedules for the project and its components for the approval of the MNH.
  • Assists with the enforcement of the overall budget for the project as well as for project components and conducts budget reviews and analysis in conjunction with the MNH.
  • Assist the MNH with the development and implementation of a framework for each health facility to calculate their Level of Effort (LOE) contributed to the project.
  • Develops requests for proposals (RFPs) in keeping with the MNH and NNHF procurement policy for approval of MNH.
  • Prepares regular reports to assist MNH to track the progress of project components to ensure schedules and deadlines are being met.
  • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.


Academic Qualification: Degree in Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, or a related field. Master’s degree is an added advantage.

Experience Level: At least two (2) years’ experience providing support to medium and large-scale projects.

Other Qualities:

  • Dynamic professional with experience in project planning, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of medium to large projects.
  • Strong project management and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team and stakeholder groups, nationally and regionally.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Health Sector Administration
  • Knowledge and understanding of the region and regional organizations (including, NCD Alliance)
  • Knowledge and understand of Performance Management Frameworks (PMFs).
  • Good understanding of Results Based Management (RBM)
  • Good working knowledge of internationally accepted rules governing procurement of goods and services.
  • Proficient in the use of different project management software and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A relevant Project Management qualifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training.


Applicants must send an application letter attached with certified copies of academic certificates and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three referees with reliable contacts, postal address, email, and mobile numbers to either of the following addresses:

Executive Director,
Muhimbili National Hospital
P.o.Box 65000,
Dar es Salaam.


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Application Deadlines: 5th February, 2024

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Bed Capacity
Specialized Clinics

Visiting Hours (Relatives)

  • Monday - Friday ~ 06:00AM - 07:00AM
  • Monday - Friday ~ 12:30PM - 02:00PM
  • Monday - Friday ~ 04:00PM - 06:00PM
Weekend & Public Holidays
  • Saturday & Sunday ~ 12:00PM - 02:00PM

Contact Info

Executive Director
  • Muhimbili National Hospital,
  • P.O Box 65000,
  • Dar es Salaam.
  • Telephone : +255-22-2151367-9
  • Email : info@mnh.or.tz