Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
Public Health Specialist - Human and Institutional Capacity Building Branch Chief
Open Period:
03/01/2019 - 03/15/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0550 12
TZS TSh102,139,946 - TZS TSh102,139,946
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full time - Forty hours a week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist - Branch Deputy at CDC.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
50% or less

Upcountry travels.


Incumbent serves as principal assistant and key advisor to the CDC Country Director in the design, iimplementation, coordination and evaluation of a broad range of CDC-funded Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB) activities in Tanzania.  Incumbent provides leadership and technical oversight in the development, implementation and evaluation of HICB programs.  Job holder is the key liaison with senior government of Tanzania officials at the highest level. Incumbent works closely with the supervisor to ensure that all program activities contribute to measurable results that are in accordance with agency regulations, PEPFAR strategic objectives, international ethical guidelines and standards for public health care.

To view a full description of the major duties, please see the attached document linked with the position title on the Embassy website.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience developing, implementing and evaluating HICB programs or other relevant HIV public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. Two additional years of experience at the supervisory level with multiple staff is required.

Education Requirements:

The position requires a Master’s level degree in Public Health or development.  Specialization in education, health or international development is required.


Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing) in English (This will be tested) and Level IV speaking/ reading/writing Kiswahili is required.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Other Information:

How to Apply

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.

For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Current Resume

  • Masters or Equivalent

  • Other Document

  • Other Document 2

  • Other Document 3

  • University Degree

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.