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Job Vacancy at Ifakara Health Institute 2022 – Field Supervisor – Tanga

Job Vacancy at Ifakara Health Institute 2022 – Field Supervisor – Tanga;-Ifakara Health Institute Jobs 2022 Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading health research organization in Africa, with a strong track record of developing, testing, and validating innovations for health. We are driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training, and services. The institute’s work spans across the full research lifecycle from basic science to policy and translation.

Job Vacancy at Ifakara Health Institute

IHI work is organized into three research departments, six research units, and seven technical units. The research units are Grants and Contracts, Training & Capacity Building, Laboratories, Data Systems and Platforms, Vector Control Product Testing, and Chronic Diseases Clinics. Nafasi za kazi Ifakara Health Institute 2022.

Job Vacancy At Ifakara Health Institute
Job Vacancy At Ifakara Health Institute

The technical units, which are supporting research (our primary activity) are Internal Audit, Knowledge Management and Communications, Finance Management, Human Resources, Procurement Management, Branch Management, and Information & Communication Technology.

Position: Field Supervisor 

The Field Supervisor will work with the LSM-TEMT project based in Tanga. The study focuses on the Evaluation of the Process and Impact of Larval Source Management.

Job Summary
Position: Field Supervisor (1 post)
Reports To: Principal Investigator/Project Leader
Work Station: Tanga
Apply By: May 3rd, 2022

Duties and Responsibilities | nafasi za Kazi ifakara health institute

  • Assess coverage of the larviciding teams on the identification of mosquito breeding habitats.
  • Assess the capacity of larviciding teams on the correct characterization of breeding habitats.
  • Assess the larviciding teams’ adherence to the larviciding project implementation protocol.
  • Assess the capacity of larviciding teams in covering identified breeding habitats with required rounds of larvicide application.
  • Assess the capacity of the project internal M&E teams on visitation to breeding habitats for verification of presence and characterization done by the larviciding teams.
  • Assess the capacity of M&E teams on generating summaries and reports emanating from larviciding implementation data for guiding operations.
  • Assess if the mechanism of impact of larviciding intervention is attained as expected.
  • Identify factors that possibly moderate the response of mosquito larvae to the effects of the biolarvicides.
  • Participate in conducting FGDs and IDIs to explore facilitators and barriers to the implementation of the project.
  • Supervise adult mosquito surveillance activities.
  • Ensure systematic and proper handling and management of data.
  • Participate in data analysis and report writing.
  • Assist with any other duties as directed by project investigator.

IHI Jobs 2022 Qualification and Experience

  • Holders of a diploma in environmental sciences, biology, or related field, may apply.

Skills and Competencies

  • Familiarity with different assays performed in the laboratory for example ELISA, PCR, Electrophoresis, Microbiological analysis, and Parasites identification.
  • Familiarity with research conducted at IHI based on malaria vector control will be an added advantage: mosquito identification, collection, and rearing; and different insecticide testing including cone bioassay, tunnel testing, and bottle bioassay.
  • Report writing.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,). Skills in STATA, R Studio, etc. will be an added advantage.


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 For Ifakara Health Institute Jobs 2022

All candidates who meet the above ifakara health institute jobs 2022 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 Tuesday, May 3rd 2022. All e-mail application subject lines should include: FIELD SUPERVISOR – LSM-TMT TANGA. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania