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Program Support Specialist II – Health at Compassion International

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Program Support Specialist II – Health
Program Support Specialist II – Health at Compassion International July 2024

  • locations Tanzania
  • time type Full time
  • job requisition id R5456

*This position will be based in Arusha*
This intermediate
specialist consults on, and supports the implementation of holistic
child development programs and interventions. The specialist generally
provides highly competent knowledge in one holistic development
subspecialties in this national office and is helpful in others. At this
career level, the incumbent supports the local program design,
performing independently on moderately complex issues. He or she may
coach other specialists.


  • Maintains
    a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for
    Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing
    with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds
    Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate to raise
    the awareness of the needs of children. Understands Christ’s mandate to
    protect children. Commits to and prioritizes child protection
    considerations in all decision-making, tasks and activities across the
    ministry. Abides by all behavioral expectations in Compassion’s
    Statement of Commitment to Child Protection and Code of Conduct. Reports
    any concerns of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children through
    Compassion’s internal reporting process and appropriately supports
    responses to incidents if they occur.
  • Supports overall holistic
    child development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in
    individual areas of specialization. Aids partnership facilitators and
    cross-functional staff and managers by providing coaching and knowledge
    within area of specialty. Supports child development community learning
    and improvement among staff and other stakeholders.
  • Regularly
    assesses changing need for and ability to deliver programming within
    area of expertise. Consolidates national and local data to identify
    common gaps and patterns. May develop strategy; maintains and supports
    the implementation of strategy within area of expertise. Provides advice
    in support of other strategy development with the national office as
  • Provides skilled program design support to other staff.
    Supports the ongoing development and implementation of local program
    design in alignment with the global objectives. May provide expertise to
    other national office professionals, support staff and FCP
    staff/volunteers to ensure that Frontline Church Partners are adequately
    informed and equipped to provide holistic development to caregivers,
    children and youth.
  • May facilitate the identification of
    resource components (internal and external) for specific child
    development strategies and plans in support of partnership facilitator
    efforts with FCPs. May provide information to management and other
    decision-makers regarding allocation of appropriate resources. May
    provide input to and/or develop Interventions for funding within area of
  • Designs, implements, and monitors specific holistic
    child development strategies and interventions. Serves partnership
    facilitators by providing capacity-building and child/youth/caregiver
    engagement activities in area of expertise. May contextualize portions
    of curriculum relevant to their expertise or other resources for child
    and youth development. Works with partnership facilitators by ensuring
    intervention records, reports, and other documentation are accurate,
    complete and delivered to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Reviews
    data, reports and utilizes findings to support management and key
    stakeholders in improving program initiatives, interventions and child
  • May provide expertise to other program support staff in the national office.


  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


  • Accountable
    for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural
    Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, or Public Health.

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  • Three
    years of relevant experience working in this or a related field. An
    experience working in health programming in an NGO is an added


  • Understanding of basic programming – needs analysis, proposal writing, design implementation, data translation

*Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above

Working Environment

  • Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands

  • Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements

  • May be required to travel up to 50% of normal schedule

Why work here?

  • The mission: Join a team that is motivated to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.
  • Our
    benefits: Receive generous paid time off, 10% contribution to a 403(b)
    retirement fund on top of your salary, excellent healthcare coverage,
    free short-term professional counseling, and more.
  • Spiritual growth: Participate in regular chapel services, prayer groups, and department devotionals.
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