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Job: Chief of Party, Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) project, Tanzania

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 22 Apr 2016

Job title: Chief of Party, Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) project, Tanzania
Department: East Africa
Based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports to the Country Representative, Tanzania
Who we are
We're Population Services International (PSI), the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
Join us!
With support from the government of Tanzania and international donors such as USAID, DFID, Global Fund, KfW and private foundations, PSI has worked in Tanzania for almost 23 years. Since 1993, we have implemented social marketing and social franchising programs with behavior change communication to deliver prevention and treatment products and services across a wide range of health areas including Family Planning and Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and child survival, and water-borne diseases. PSI is currently the 2nd principal recipient for Global Fund. The program is one of PSI's top DALY and CYP performer with over 1.7 million DALYS and CYPs annually and an annual budget of over $25 million.
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, dynamic candidates with significant leadership, management and international development experience for the position of Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded SBCC project. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, reporting to the Country Representative, with an estimated start date of mid-2016.
Sound like you? Read on.
Your contribution
As the Chief of Party, you will:
  • Provide managerial, strategic, and technical leadership to a USAID-funded project focused on innovative state-of-the-art SBCC in the areas of Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Tuberculosis (TB);
  • Manage relationships with international and national partners and other key stakeholders;
  • Provide financial and programmatic oversight to the project, including donor deliverables, reporting, work plan and budgets;
  • Ensure high-quality periodic reporting in line with USAID and PSI requirements (Quarterly and Annual Status reports, quarterly financial reports etc.);
  • Serve as primary liaison with USAID in Tanzania to report on the project's implementation;
  • Oversee monitoring of project activities and reporting on indicators;
  • Manage relations and oversee delivery of activities by members of the project's consortium;
  • Develop external relations, in particular with the government, local NGOs, and the private sector;
  • Work with M&E staff to design and implement strategies to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the SBCC programming.
  • Ensure sound financial management including programmatic budgeting, spending projections and monitoring of payments.
What are we looking for?
  • You have at least 10+ years of demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of a USAID-funded project, preferably an SBCC project and in a director role;
  • You have a Master's degree or higher in business, management or related field;
  • You are familiar with U.S. Government regulations (e.g. Federal Acquisition Regulations and Foreign Assistance Act);
  • You are a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, with: excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a passion for SBCC; and proven ability to produce results;
  • You have demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with government, donors, other USAID projects, local organizations and partners
  • You are able to successfully recruit, train, develop and manage staff;
  • You are able to manage agreements and all required programmatic and financial reporting requirements, including sub-grants management;
  • You can effectively deal with and resolve conflict;
  • You have excellent management skills;
  • You are able to perform internal control functions to manage day to day operations of the project.
References will be required.
* This position is contingent on funding.
STATUS
Exempt
Level 6
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
What are we looking for?
  • You have at least 10+ years of demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of a USAID-funded project, preferably an SBCC project and in a director role;
  • You have a Master's degree or higher in business, management or related field;
  • You are familiar with U.S. Government regulations (e.g. Federal Acquisition Regulations and Foreign Assistance Act);
  • You are a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, with: excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a passion for SBCC; and proven ability to produce results;
  • You have demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with government, donors, other USAID projects, local organizations and partners
  • You are able to successfully recruit, train, develop and manage staff;
  • You are able to manage agreements and all required programmatic and financial reporting requirements, including sub-grants management;
  • You can effectively deal with and resolve conflict;
  • You have excellent management skills;
  • You are able to perform internal control functions to manage day to day operations of the project.
References will be required.
* This position is contingent on funding.
STATUS
Exempt
Level 6
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
How to apply:
PI93205242

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