16 Assistant Nursing Officer – (16 Posts) at Ifakara Health Institute

16 Assistant Nursing Officer – (16 Posts)

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), The Institute has advertised 16 job opportunities for the position of Assistant Nursing Officer through their official website.

Job Summary

Reports to: Study coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: December 17, 2023

Institute Overview

Ifakara  Health  Institute  (IHI)  is  a  leading  research  organization  in  Africa  with  a  strong  track  record  in  developing,  testing,  and  validating  innovations  for  health.  Driven  by  a  core  strategic  mandate  for  research,  training  and  services,  the  Institute’s  work  now  spans  a  wide  spectrum,  covering  biomedical  and  ecological  sciences,  intervention  studies,  health-systems  research,  service  delivery  and  policy translation.

Position Summary

Ifakara  seeks  a  qualified  Assistant  Nursing  Officer  who  will  work  at  antenatal  care  clinics  and  collect  data  on  mothers  and  infants  enrolled  in  the  Multiple  Micronutrient  Supplementation  for  Maternal  Anemia  in  Pregnancy –   “MMS-MAP”  study.  She/he  will  play  an  essential  role  in  data  collection  for the trial and ensure optimal care is provided for the participants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in clinical research study as per research protocol, GCP, SOPs etc.
  • Ensure protection, rights, safety, and well – being of the study participant.
  • Responsible for participant’s recruitment.
  • Conduct anthropometric measurements.
  • Collect blood and other specimens and serve as a liaison with the laboratory.
  • Provide counseling on psychosocial and nutritional issues.
  • Ensure the participants’ privacy and confidentiality are maintained.
  • Ensure all  study  related  forms  are  properly  and  accurately  filled and data is entered  daily  according to the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Communicate with  other  study  staff regularly   at  scheduled  meetings  and  active  participation  in  all 
  • Maintain appropriate working relationships between the hospital staff and IHI at large.

Academic Qualification

  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council (TNMC).
  • Prior experience working in clinical research and in an antenatal clinic is an added advantage.

Professional Experience

  • 1-2 years working experience.
  • Ability to use laptop for MMS-MAP study data collection.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision but also within a team.
  • Good/Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).


  • 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  workplace  and  during  recruitment.  All  employment  decisions  are  based  solely  on  job  requirements  and  individual  qualifications,  and  our  recruitment  process  is  governed  by  the  labor  laws  of  Tanzania.

Mode of Application

 All  candidates  who  meet  the  above  job  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  23:59  hrs  on  Sunday,  December  17th  2023.  All  e-mail  application  subject  lines  should  include  Assistant  Nursing  Officer  –  MMS-MAP  STUDY.  Only  shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Human Resources Manager


#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

 P.O. Box 78,373

 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz