Deputy Country Director - Program, Tanzania

Organization: Plan
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 23 Mar 2016

Join our operation in Tanzania during a time of change and growth
Plan International has been operating in Tanzania since 1991. Plan has a direct presence in five out of 26 geographical regions in the country, working with children, youth and communities supporting Child Centred Community Development. Through grants and strategic partnership Plan’s program reaches another 3 regions.
The Role
As Deputy Country Director - Programs, you will provide strategic leadership in Program Management within Plan Tanzania through the development and execution of the Country Strategic Plan.
Reporting to the Country Director you will be accountable for overall performance of the Program Department at Country Office and Program Units/field operations to ensure that Plan Tanzania delivers quality programs in accordance with child rights principles and strategies.
Do you have what it takes?
In order to succeed in this challenging and varied role you will require proven progressive experience as a development professional in similar management and senior management roles.
Previous Knowledge of key program areas such as health, education, livelihoods, WASH, disaster risk management and protection, with a sound understanding of integrated development issues and critical analysis of child poverty.
Proven experiences in resource mobilization with a variety of donors would be preferred. Knowledge of effective participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Research systems and processes would also be advantageous.
Type of Role: 5 year fixed term contract
Location: Based in the Country Office, Dar es Salaam, with extensive local and some international travel
Reports to: Country Director, Tanzania
Salary: Circa $50,000-$55,000 USD per annum plus benefits
Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd March 2016

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