Government & Public Affairs Manager at CCBRT | March 2024

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Job Description

Ref: 2024-05

Our Story
Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) aims to be the preferred provider of accessible specialized health services in Africa and serves as healthcare social enterprise and through development programmes in the community and the most vulnerable. Committed to preventing lifelong disabilities wherever
possible, CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities including obstetric fistula repairs. Its Maternity and Newborn Wing serves as a referral centre for high risk and emergency deliveries in the region of Dar es Salaam and the Eastern Zone of Tanzania.
In order to strengthen our team, we are looking for a driven, charismatic and well spoken CCBRT representative who will act as CCBRT’s liaison in relation to the government.
Your role
As Government & Public Affairs Manager, you are the key liaison person regarding government affairs for the organisation. This means that you contact, build and maintain relationships with public officials and other stakeholders, and engage in advocacy and lobbying to advance the CCBRT’s interests and visibility. In close collaboration with CCBRT management, you ensure that the full potential of the public-private-partnership
with the Government of Tanzania is reached.
You ensure alignment to government priorities and keep informed about opportunities. You coordinate, arrange and attend meetings with government officials as required. You work with authorities to secure all required authorizations and permissions to ensure smooth implementation of CCBRT activities. You will provide guidance to CCBRT departments on government compliance and reporting requirements and coordinate where required.
Your qualifications and work experience
• Degree in Public Relations, Public Administration or similar education from a recognized Institution with minimal of 12 years working experience.
• A Master degree is an added advantage.
• Proven experience to engage and negotiate with the Government and development partners.
• Experience with Public Private Partnership (PPP) is an added advantage as well as working experience in the health sector.
• Wide knowledge on disability inclusion and policies related to disability issues and experience on disability mainstreaming processes/initiatives.
• Strong advocacy skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships with legislators and other government officials.
• Excellent verbal and written communicator both in English and Kiswahili.
• Strong computer skills.
• Pro-active, creative lobbyist with analytical mind.
If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae with 2 references and a cover letter telling us why you
believe you are the right person for the role.
CCBRT is an equal opportunities employer and encourages people with disabilities to apply. Please send your
application via email to:
Please indicate job reference number: 2024-05| DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31st March 2024