Job: Chief of Party - Tanzania, IMA World Health

IMA is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The COP will be responsible for ensuring the successful and timely implementation of all program activities and the achievement of all program results, and will oversee all aspects of program implementation, including technical, financial and administrative management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting, assuring the quality, impact and cost effectiveness of the program. S/he should have effective leadership and strategic planning skills, excellent management experience, outstanding interpersonal skills, technical expertise in health and development in East Africa, and strong written and oral communication skills. S/he will have principal responsibility for representation to USAID. S/he will also have experience interacting with local governments, international organizations, other development projects and COPs, and other key stakeholders. He/She will report directly to IMA’s Senior Technical Director of Programs and be based in Dar-es-Salaam. The position is contingent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide leadership and overall technical and management responsibility for program implementation, including staff and program activity supervision. Support development and monitoring of annual technical work plans and budget.
  • Ensure results-oriented technical components and high-quality and timely deliverables and reports according to the cooperative agreement.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement, working with the monitoring and evaluation team.
  • Oversee implementing partners and provide technical and managerial oversight and coaching for their performance.
  • Ensure strong working relationships with implementing & technical partners, the Ministry of Health and other government stakeholders, and USAID.
  • Ensure programmatic compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Work closely with HQ staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.
  • Identify lessons learned and best practices for external dissemination. Represent the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Business Administration, international development, agriculture or food security, or similar field is required.
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience in implementing and/or managing large-scale donor-funded development programs is required. At least five years working on related nutrition, agriculture, food security, or MCH programs within those years is preferred.
  • Experience working in Tanzania is strongly preferred. Sub-Saharan African implementation experience required.
  • Prior experience as a COP, Deputy COP or equivalent is required.
  • Supervisory experience over multicultural teams of similar scope and size is required.
  • Extensive experience preferred with building and maintaining effective partnerships and leveraging resources with development stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with high-level government officials, USAID, and other key stakeholders is required.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: [email protected]

Job: Senior Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager - IMA World Health, Tanzania

IMA World Health is seeking a Senior F&A Manager for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The Senior Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for all aspects of financial and administration management for the project and will ensure compliance with IMA World Health internal policies and procedures as well as USAID donor regulations. S/he will oversee all financial and administrative functions, ensuring cost effectiveness and timely financial reporting. The position will develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and systems for administration and financial support services and human resource management. S/he will ensure that the project is in compliance with national and international standards, as well as with donor standards. This position will report directly to the Chief of Party. The position is contigent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees all administrative and finance operations for the project, including contributing to rapid project start up and mobilization.
  • Develops and oversees administration and finance systems for project implementation to meet the financial management, forecasting, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that all financial management work is performed to the highest ethical and professional standards and in accordance with IMA and program guidelines.
  • Oversees budget tracking and analysis. Generates and analyzes monthly financial management reports. Ensures project expenses are reasonable, cost-effective, and comply with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Manages financial staff for disbursing all local costs under the project, monitoring and tracking expenditures, and preparing financial reports of project expenditures for submission to USAID.
  • Prepares donor financial reports and coordinates with the COP, Country Financial Officer, and HQ for submission in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance of sub-contractors to program financial and contractual guidelines.
  • Promptly advise the COP of all potential fiduciary risks and develop monitoring and troubleshooting strategies to address these.
  • Institutes staff development plans for training and capacity development, and builds capacity of local partners in administration and finance management.
  • Travels regularly, providing technical assistance on financial and operational matters to field offices.
Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited university/college is required. Additional accounting certifications preferred.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in donor-funded financial management and/or project operation, with prior experience with USAID-funded projects required.
  • At least five years of supervisory experience required.
  • At least seven years’ experience in successful financial and administrative management of international projects of similar size. Strong background in financial management, budget development, and analysis.
  • A minimum of four years of experience supervising program operations, including human resources, procurement, IT, and sub-grants/contracts.
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements for cooperative agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.
  • High proficiency in relevant software packages such as Adobe, MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to travel within the country, as needed.
  • Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: [email protected]

Job: Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Nutrition Advisor - IMA World Health, Tanzania

IMA World Health is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Senior Nutrition Advisor for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The DCOP will provide technical and programmatic leadership to the project, overseeing the project’s technical teams across SBCC, agriculture and other technical intervention areas for nutrition. In addition, this position will oversee the program and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) teams, lead project reporting and documentation efforts, while ensuring cost effectiveness and compliance with USAID rules and regulations. S/he will support the Chief of Party and liaise regularly with key stakeholders representing the program, including assigned USAID in-country technical advisors and other staff, relevant Ministry stakeholders, and civil society networks. This position reports directly to the Chief of Party. It is contingent based upon receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
  • Coordinate with the Chief of Party in management of the program technical components, providing programmatic leadership and overseeing the strategic planning of activities in support of the project goals and objectives, including the determination of project priorities and appropriate technical initiatives
  • Advice the Chief of Party on appropriate decisions and actions in nutrition and/or agriculturally-related technical issues.
  • Provide technical guidance on nutrition policy, strategy and multi-sectoral action for nutrition programming.
  • Ensure results-oriented technical components and high-quality and timely deliverables and reports
  • Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement.
  • Oversee implementing partners and advise on technical issues.
  • Ensure strong working relationships with implementing & technical partners, the Ministries of Health in Tanzania and USAID.
  • Represent the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Support development and monitoring of technical work plans and budget
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree required in nutrition, public health, agriculture, or other relevant development field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in nutrition and/or agricultural/food security programs, with significant expertise in developing and implementing integrated nutrition/agriculture programming. Some experience in Tanzania required.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in implementing, leading, and managing nutrition or agricultural programs as Deputy Chief of Party or equivalent for donor-funded programming. USAID experience preferred.
  • Strong experience required with direct supervision, and working with teams and staff from multicultural backgrounds.
  • Tanzanian nationals encouraged to apply.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: [email protected]

Job: Sr. Program Associate - Market Shaping (Tanzania) R4D

R4D’s Market Shaping practice area has deep experience in addressing market inefficiencies to dramatically expand access to affordable, high-quality essential commodities and services towards helping people lead healthier, more productive lives. R4D achieves this by aligning priorities and incentives of policymakers, procurers, financiers and manufacturers at the global- and country-levels to develop and execute solutions for underserved markets at scale. Previously designed market-shaping solutions by R4D have the potential to achieve over a billion dollars in savings and availability of high-quality products in health, including for HIV/AIDS, malaria, childhood pneumonia, maternal health, and neglected diseases prevention and treatment as well as for nutrition, education and sanitation.

Since 2014, R4D/Tanzania has been implementing a multi-year project to increase access to pneumonia treatments, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), with additional funding from Good Ventures. This project is focused on scaling up access to treatments for childhood pneumonia - the leading killer of children under five - across public and private sectors in Tanzania. Combining detailed analysis with market-shaping implementation and robust program monitoring, evaluation and learning (ME&L) techniques, R4D aims to systematically identify and address the underlying causes of the lack of appropriate access to pneumonia treatments globally and at the country level. R4D is also conducting operational research on a set of targeted quality of care interventions and exploring additional cost-effective areas for impact, such as oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry diagnostics in a light-touch manner. In addition, the Tanzania team portfolio is working on shaping markets in other health and nutrition areas.

Opportunity:

Title: Senior Program Associate (SPA)

Reports to: Senior Program Officer (SPO)

Term: 2 years, renewable

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

R4D Tanzania is seeking a highly motivated Senior Program Associate (SPA) to join the Market Shaping team and support the Tanzania team’s expanding portfolio of work which includes shaping markets for increased access to pneumonia treatments and across other health, education and nutrition areas. Over time, the SPA’s role and scope of work will likely expand to encompass additional support functions as the Tanzania team’s portfolio grows.

Essential for this role will be strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills as well as the ability to skillfully communicate, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of stakeholders – government officials, private sector, implementing partners and donors. The ideal candidate will be a highly collaborative team player, possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills with experience independently driving analysis. The candidate should be a strategic thinker who is able to handle ambiguity and thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and multicultural setting.

Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities will encompass a range of tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Conducting in-depth primary and secondary research and qualitative and quantitative analyses, including critical review of literature and interviews with experts, to identify bottlenecks in public and private essential commodity markets primarily in Tanzania
  • Developing presentations and deliverables to communicate key findings and recommendations from analyses to internal and external audiences
  • Engaging extensively and effectively with diverse stakeholders (e.g. government agencies, procurers, policymakers, healthcare providers, implementing partners and private sector entities)
  • Supporting and leading aspects of commodity procurement, product registration, and contract management activities for the successful implementation of project objectives
  • Supporting the development of forecasting and supply planning tools
  • Supporting monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, including the development of data collection tools and conducting data analyses to draw out evidence-based recommendations
  • Supporting the design and development of quality of care behavior change interventions
  • Contributing to internal administrative projects critical to the development of a rapidly growing team and organization
Qualifications:
  • BA in Pharmacy, Business Administration, Public Administration, or Public Health related field
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in global health related to healthcare markets or health systems (OR, an MA in related field of study plus 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Proven experience managing and analyzing large, complex databases, independently developing analytical products and efficiently tracking and reporting project indicators and achievements
  • Understanding of supply and value chains and familiarity with public sector drug procurement processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated ability to prepare compelling written reports and presentations
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
  • Previous experience monitoring upstream and/or downstream supply of vertical program commodities in the public-sector healthcare system, and/or experience in national quantification activities is preferred
  • Private sector supply chain management / supply chain optimization experience preferred
  • Previous exposure to trainings, mentoring/supervision, or other quality of care activities with healthcare providers desirable
  • Fluency in Swahili and/or experience working in the Tanzanian public health sector, such as with the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), Medical Stores Department (MSD), and/or the Ministry of Health (MoHCDGEC) is a plus
  • Willingness to travel 10-15% domestically

How to Apply:
To apply, please submit your application and upload your cover letter and resume by clicking here.

No telephone or email inquiries please.

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Results for Development is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering and nurturing an energetic, collaborative and diverse workforce. R4D provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Job: Program Officer - Market Shaping (Tanzania) R4D

R4D’s Market Shaping practice area has deep experience in addressing market inefficiencies to dramatically expand access to affordable, high-quality essential commodities and services towards helping people lead healthier, more productive lives. R4D achieves this by aligning priorities and incentives of policymakers, procurers, financiers and manufacturers at the global- and country-levels to develop and execute solutions for underserved markets at scale. Previously designed market-shaping solutions by R4D have the potential to achieve over a billion dollars in savings and availability of high-quality products in health, including for HIV/AIDS, malaria, childhood pneumonia, maternal health, and neglected diseases prevention and treatment as well as for nutrition, education and sanitation.

Since 2014, R4D/Tanzania has been implementing a multi-year project to increase access to pneumonia treatments, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), with additional funding from Good Ventures. The project is focused on scaling up access to treatments for childhood pneumonia - the leading killer of children under five - across public and private sectors in Tanzania. Combining detailed analysis with market-shaping implementation and robust program monitoring, evaluation and learning (ME&L) techniques, R4D aims to systematically identify and address the underlying causes of the lack of appropriate access to pneumonia treatments globally and at the country level. R4D is also conducting operational research on a set of targeted quality of care interventions and exploring additional cost-effective areas for impact, such as oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry diagnostics in a light-touch manner. In addition, the Tanzania team portfolio is working on shaping markets in other health and nutrition areas.

Opportunity:

Title: Program Officer (PO)

Reports to: Program Director

Term: 2 years, renewable

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

R4D/Tanzania is seeking a highly motivated Program Officer (PO) to join the Market Shaping team and support the Tanzania team’s expanding portfolio of work which includes shaping markets for increased access to pneumonia treatments and across other health, education and nutrition areas. Over time, the PO’s role and scope of work will likely expand to encompass additional support functions as the Tanzania team’s portfolio grows.

The PO will be responsible for providing day-to-day leadership over significant components of large projects across the Tanzania team’s portfolio, structuring complex quantitative and qualitative analytics, forging strong partnerships, and leading discussions, with a large variety of stakeholders which include government officials, private sector partners, implementing partners and donors at different levels.

As such, a strategic mindset with strong communications skills and a personable nature is critical to the success of the PO in this role, particularly when engaging with stakeholders and facilitating meetings about R4D/Tanzania’s work.

The ideal candidate will be a highly collaborative team player who feels comfortable taking on new challenges and operate with autonomy in different settings. The candidate shall have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and multicultural settings and be able to strategically navigate ambiguous situations, should they arise.

Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Additional responsibilities will encompass a range of tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Crafting approaches to identify and resolve bottlenecks in the access to essential commodities in Tanzania’s private and public sectors
  • Structuring complex qualitative and quantitative analyses, ensuring the collection of underlying data sets and the conducting of expert interviews
  • Independently developing data-driven presentations and deliverables to clearly communicate key findings and recommendations to internal and external audiences
  • Establishing and managing collaborative and positive relationships with diverse stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, government agencies, procurers, and implementing partners)
  • Designing and creating advocacy programs and materials to generate an increased awareness of and access to essential medicines in the private sector
  • Supporting the design of operational research around quality of care behavior change interventions for public and private sector health professionals
  • Contributing to internal administrative projects critical to the development of a rapidly growing team and organization

Qualifications:
  • BA with 5 years of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical markets, public health, public policy, business administration and/or health systems, preferably across the private and public sectors, or, an MA + 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior experience independently managing workstreams or projects
  • Proven experience structuring and conducting high quality complex quantitative and qualitative analytics
  • Demonstrated background in proactively and creatively solving problems in an ambiguous setting.
  • Proven experience creating collaborative partnerships, and successfully establishing and managing external relationships in multicultural environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver compelling presentations
  • Understanding of private sector supply and value chains and familiarity with public sector drug procurement processes
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Fluency in Swahili and/or experience working in the Tanzanian health sector is desirable
  • Willingness to travel up to 15% domestically, per project needs
How to Apply:
  • To apply, please submit your application and upload your resume and cover letter by clicking here.
No telephone or email inquiries please.

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Results for Development is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering and nurturing an energetic, collaborative and diverse workforce. R4D provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Job: Individual Consultant – NTMs/NTBs Mechanism Manager /Administrator

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for the services of NTMs/NTBs Mechanism Database Manager based at the EAC Secretariat in Arusha, Tanzania .

The NTMs/NTBs Mechanism Manager/Administrator is required to NTMs/NTBs Mechanism Administrator and Database Development Manager is required to coordinate the REC programme to manage the NTBs/NTMs/SMS online reporting and monitoring mechanisms, assist in the establishment of a Tripartite NTMs database and capacity building for Member/Partner States as well as coordinate programmes to enhance resolution of identified NTBs/NTMs by Tripartite Member/Partner States.

The consultant shall facilitate development of national, REC and Tripartite NTMs reporting and monitoring mechanisms and databases.

The Specific objectives of the consultant are:

(i) Daily Management of the NTBs/NTMs reporting, monitoring and eliminating mechanism;

(ii) Review and analyze reported NTBs in the Tripartite websites and SMS systems;

(iii)Facilitate Tripartite NTBs Focal points NTB meetings;

(iv) Follow up with concerned Member/Partner States to resolve reported NTBs;

(v) Train relevant stakeholders on the use of the NTBs/NTMs websites and SMS reporting mechanism;

(vi) Facilitate development of Tripartite online NTMs data base development and SMS reporting mechanism at regional and national levels;

(vii) Facilitate national/regional stakeholder awareness workshops on NTBs/ NTMs online/SMS reporting mechanisms;

(viii) Facilitate assessment and analysis of existing trade related, regulations and measures in Tripartite Member/Partner States to isolate those ones that cause NTBs;

(ix) Conduct NTMs/NTBs training for National Monitoring Committees (NMC) in Tripartite Member/Partner States;

(x) Coordinate REC capacity building for Member/Partner States, conduct training and prepare reports on the performance of the on-line mechanisms;

(xi) Coordinate development and installation of national and regional NTMs databases and their operationalization in the 12 pilot Member/Partner States;

(xii) Support T-REC NTBs/NTMs Units on the implementation of NTBs/NTMs reporting and monitoring programmes;

(xiii) Compile periodic reports (monthly, quarterly) on status of reported NTBs as well as activities pertaining to the intervention area and submit to the TCBP Programme Coordinator for preparation of quarterly progress reports; (xiv) Undertake any other duties assigned by T-RECs

Required Qualifications:
Education: The candidate must have a Post graduate qualification in the areas of Economics, International Trade or Development Studies or related field.

Competences: The successful candidate should be a specialist in international trade with good research and analytical skills. The candidate should have strong writing and presentation skills and proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

Experience: The candidate should have at least 10 years of relevant experience of dealing with regional or international trade with a strong bias in dealing with NTBs and a good understanding of regional integration issues in the COMESA, EAC and SADC regions.

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) now invites eligible Individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services for duration of nine (9) months with a possibility of extension subject to performance and need. Interested consultants must provide information through their Curriculum Vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, etc.).

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008, Revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org .

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from Monday to Friday, 08:00 hours to 17:00 hours

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 8th December 2017 at 15:00hrs and mention “EOI - NTMs/NTBs Mechanism Manager”.

The Chairman

Procurement Committee
COMESA Secretariat.
Ben Bella Road
P.O. Box 30051
Lusaka, Zambia.

Tel: (260) 211 229725.
Fax: (260) 211 225107
Email: [email protected]

Source: https://www.afdb.org

Job: Technical Director - Abt Associates, Tanzania

Organization: Abt Associates
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 28 Dec 2017

Opportunity

The Team Leader provides leadership, management, and strategic direction for the provision of technical services to DFID Tanzania. This position is responsible for guiding the team, for assuring that services are responsive to the stated priorities of DFID Tanzania and of excellent quality, and for achieving maximum value for money. The Team Leader will report to the home office-based Portfolio Manager, and will exercise authority within the technical services team for technical, management, resource allocation and personnel decisions. S/he will play a significant technical role in monitoring, evaluation and research in relation to DFID’s overall investment. The Team Leader will serve as Abt Associates’ main liaison with DFID Tanzania and Government of Tanzania counterparts and be accountable for the successful management and delivery of the project objectives.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Leadership and Management
  • Provide leadership and managerial oversight for provision of technical assistance services to DFID and the Government of Tanzania, assuring that Abt and consortium member experts deliver technical assistance and products of the highest possible quality.
  • Lead planning and monitoring of activities such that all agreed on milestones are met, required technical and financial reporting is completed and value for money is delivered.
  • Manage the performance of long-term and short term technical service providers, setting clear expectations, monitoring performance, taking corrective measures when required and promoting excellent standards of performance.
  • Build and directly manage relationship with DFID ensuring responsiveness and flexibility.
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with key Government of Tanzania counterparts.
  • Represent the project team to other members of the international donor community, the Government of Tanzania, other health development partners, and key public and private stakeholders.
  • Oversee and manage subcontractor technical staff and inputs, ensuring adherence to approved scopes of work and budgets.
  • Oversee development of activity budgets and monitoring of expenditure, to ensure that budgets and value for money strategy are adhered to.
  • Lead activity risk management and mitigation strategy, liaising with Abt’s Office of Global Security as required.
Technical Oversight
  • Oversee design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities to measure the results of DFID’s overall investment in public financial management.
  • Lead the conceptualization and implementation of operations research and pilot interventions, to promote innovation and help Tanzania’s President’s Office-Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG) make better use of evidence in policy and planning.
  • Oversee development and finalization of reports and papers for publication.
  • Present research results to DFID, the Government of Tanzania and other key stakeholders.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Governance, Public Health, Sociology/Social Science Research or other relevant field.
  • Significant (15 years+), senior-level experience designing, implementing, and managing or evaluating complex governance programmes with an emphasis on local government systems.
  • Previous DFID project experience highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated technical depth in at least one of the following areas preferred: public financial management, operations research programme monitoring and/or evaluation of complex programmers in Tanzania or similar country settings.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required.
  • Outstanding professional reputation in Tanzania and excellent communication skills desirable.
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with other projects, local organizations, host country governments and international agencies.
  • Knowledge of the Tanzania, the donor landscape for governance in Tanzania and the strengths and weaknesses of the local government service delivery system is highly desired.
Tanzanian Nationals strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on project award.

Minimum Qualifications
(10+) years of experience and a bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, an applicant must submit the following:
  • Project Name and Position Title
  • Updated CV
Cover Letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualificationsLink to application: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=52685&company=AbtPROD&username=

Job: Finance & Administration Director - Abt Associates, Tanzania

Organization: Abt Associates
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 28 Dec 2017

Opportunity

The Finance & Administration Director, reporting to the Team Leader, is responsible for contract management; oversight of procurement and subcontracting; budgeting, financial management and reporting; human resources management, and the general administrative support for the program. S/he works in partnership with the Team Leader to ensure that the project team has the administrative and financial support required to deliver on the Terms of Reference and approved workplans.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Compliance
Ensure compliance with DFID and Abt Associates policies, regulations and procedures governing the project contract.
Oversee the development of administrative and operations management systems and processes required to support project implementation, ensuring compliance with DFID and Abt policies and regulations.

Operations Management
Manage the provision of operational support to project activities, ensuring that project senior management and program staff have the support required to implement the Terms of Reference.
Manage implementation of financial, administrative, and human resources (HR) policies and procedures that meet project needs and corporate and client requirements.
Provide ongoing financial administration to the project including approvals of purchase requisitions, consultant agreements, vendor invoices, and client invoices.
Oversee procurement efforts for the project including selection and negotiation with vendors, and management of subcontractors on the project in compliance with DFID and Abt Associates procurement regulations.
Supervise institutional subcontracts and sub-agreements with assistance from the home office project team (Finance and Contract Manager, in particular).
Guide the administrative team on aspects of project annual work planning, and ensure that quality operational plans, budgets, and reports are submitted as per contract agreements.

Financial Management
Ensure that project budget projections, expenditure, tracking and reporting are in accordance with DFID and project requirements, procedures, and practices for compliance and audits.
Create and maintain financial reporting and tracking systems, and provide financial performance updates on project activities.
Ensure accuracy and completeness of monthly financial reports.
Develop and manage project banking procedures and transactions.

Human Resources & Performance Management
Oversee all human resources management functions – recruitment, hiring, transition and termination; benefits administration; performance appraisal and ongoing performance management; leave tracking; rewards and recognition; disciplinary processes – in collaboration with Abt’s human resources department.
Supervise all financial, administrative and operational project support staff.
Ensure that staff, team members and consultants understand their roles and responsibilities and comply with contract requirements, DFID and Abt Associates’ HR policies and procedures for hiring, performance reviews, terminations, etc.
Provide training to staff on project procedures as well as building skill-levels of project staff in the area of finance, administration, and project management.

General Project Management
Contribute to monthly and quarterly reporting processes, to enable the Team Leader to provide regular status and progress reports to DFID and Abt Associates.
In collaboration with the Team Leader, coordinate with the Bethesda-based project management team to assure that all managerial and administrative matters are communicated and actions comply with the provisions of the contract and with DFID.
Serve as acting-in-charge in absence of the Team Leader and represent Abt Associates and the project to DFID, the host country government and other key stakeholders, as assigned.
Liaison with Bethesda-based Finance and Contracts Manager and International Accounting Manager on all operational and financial issues.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum), or a Master’s degree (desirable), in business administration, finance, accounting, management, or other relevant field.
  • At least 10 years of professional work experience in the financial and administrative management of large complex development projects, preferably with DFID or other donor funding.
  • Supervisory and/or management work experience including: (1) direct supervision of professional and support staff; (2) quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; (3) contract management (required); and (4) ability to lead large complex programs and motivate multidisciplinary, multicultural teams.
  • Excellent financial management skills and knowledge of latest management tools and computer applications.
  • Ability to set priorities, multi-task.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, with emphasis on budgeting and financial analysis.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communications skills.
Minimum Qualifications
  • (10+) years of experience and a bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
How to apply:
  • To be considered for this position, an applicant must submit the following:
  • Project Name and Position Title
  • Updated CV
  • Cover Letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications
Tanzanian Nationals strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on project award.

Link to application: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=52683&company=AbtPROD&username=

Job: Monitoring and Evaluation Leader - Abt Associates, Tanzania

Organization: Abt Associates
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 28 Dec 2017

Opportunity

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Leader to support the upcoming DFID PFM Reform project in Tanzania. The M&E Leader will report to the project’s Team Leader. S/he will lead the design of the project’s M&E plan and the subsequent monitoring project results.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Support DFID Advisers in finalizing, post inception phase, of the PFM Reform project’s M&E plan, including baselines and targets, and support evidence‐based revisions as required;
  • Regularly track and report progress against the M&E plan to DFID
  • Regularly monitor (at least quarterly, but expected more frequently in the cases of availability of new context‐specific intelligence and evidence) and report progress against the project’s Theory of Change to DFID, using relevant methodologies to explore whether the assumptions and causal chain underpinning the Theory of change still hold, integrating this analysis with monitoring of logframe results;Support DFID in developing the Final Independent Evaluation of the project.
  • Work closely with DFID, the local government, and project technical staff from the implementing partners to ensure appropriate and adequate monitoring and evaluation efforts are in place to provide all stakeholders with data needed to inform programme design and implementation decisions;
  • Build capacity of implementing partner program staff to both collect monitoring data and to then use monitoring, evaluation, and research data to assist and improve project implementation;
  • Present M&E findings in written reports and at relevant local and international conferences and meetings;
  • Provide day-to-day management of data collection firms/vendors hired for monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Lead data collection, analysis, and reporting for ongoing monitoring and evaluation;
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
  • Master’s Degree (minimum), or a Doctorate Degree (desirable), in Public Administration, Public Health, Demography, Economics, Statistics, International Development, or other relevant field.
  • At least ten (10) years of professional experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for complex international development programs. Experience in M&E of governance reforms and service delivery preferred.
  • Significant experience conducting M&E of donor-funded (DFID preferred) governance or international development programs.
  • Demonstrated experience designing monitoring, evaluation, and learning frameworks for complex projects, including identifying input, output, outcome, and impact indicators, sources, methods, and targets.
  • Demonstrated experience leading both performance and impact evaluation teams.
  • Demonstrated experience with mixed method data collection and analysis techniques.
  • Experience training non-technical staff to collect monitoring data.
  • Experience working with international development project implementers to ensure use of monitoring and evaluation results in programme design and decisions.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and mentoring skills.
  • Tanzanian national or able to relocate to Tanzania.
  • Experience in Tanzania preferred, as is ability to speak Kiswahili.
To be considered for this position, an applicant must submit the following:
  • Project Name and Position Title
  • Updated CV
  • Cover Letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • (10+) years of experience and a bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
How to apply:
  • To be considered for this position, an applicant must submit the following:
  • Project Name and Position Title
  • Updated CV
  • Cover Letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications Tanzanian Nationals strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on project award.
Link to application: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=52684&company=AbtPROD&username=**

Job: Country Program Manager (based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Organization: Fundación Capital
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 Jan 2018

What are we offering?

Fundación Capital is currently seeking an experienced development professional to develop,
implement and manage partnerships and programs in Tanzania and other countries in the East and
Southern Africa (ESA) region. We are looking for an outstanding professional with at least seven
years of accredited professional experience in social, economic and/or financial inclusion. S/he will
need to be based in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) with availability to travel up to 25% of their time. Our
team is driven and ambitious, multicultural and interdisciplinary, and we are recruiting a like-minded
individual that is committed to achieving sustainable and scalable social impact. We will provide a competitive consultancy fee under a one-year service provision contract that is open to a longer-term relationship. On offer is an entrepreneurial and challenging position with lots of opportunity to turn ideas into reality, working alongside an inspiring, diverse and international team to create a better tomorrow for millions living in poverty.

Who are we?
Fundación Capital (FundaK) is an award-winning and innovative international organization, working
across 18 countries in three regions (Latin America, Africa and Asia) with the mission of advancing
economic citizenship globally and at scale. Taking a systems-change social enterprise approach to
poverty reduction, FundaK works in partnership with the public and private sectors, and taps into
important partnership networks like the Schwab and Skoll Foundation networks and Ashoka. We
design, develop and implement initiatives to help individuals living in poverty to build, grow, manage
and protect their financial, human, physical and social assets. (www.fundacioncapital.org)

What are the tasks and responsibilities?
○ Program Coordination: manage and implement program activities on the ground, in
partnership with public and private stakeholders.
○ Country Office Operations & Budget: establish and manage an Annual Operating Plan for the
country office, and ensure the effective implementation and execution of existing projects
and contracts; define and monitor key performance indicators.
○ Business Development: identify new business opportunities, projects, strategic alliances and
financing, that align with FundaK’s expertise and capabilities, and which contribute to
deepening social impact and operations in Tanzania and the ESA region more broadly.
○ Networking & Stakeholder Relationships: build and maintain partnerships with allies, donors
and clients, including providing technical inputs for more effective public policy and
encouraging South-South collaboration; position, promote and represent FundaK at local
and international meetings, working groups and conferences.
○ Staff Supervision and Coordination: manage a team of short and longer-term consultants in
the country, and coordinate with the international team on strategic, technical and
operational issues; coordinate new recruitments in the region, as necessary.

Who are we looking for?
Personal Requirements
The person we are looking for should be
○ highly committed to social inclusion and international development issues;
○ an empathic and sociable person with the ability to relate excellently with people from very
different backgrounds, from those living in poverty to high-level representatives of
governments and international organizations;
○ an outstanding leader and listener that can select, motivate and develop staff;
○ a convincing spokes(wo)man and inspiring communicator able to translate ideas into impact;
○ entrepreneurial, dynamic and creative, with the ability to multi-task, set priorities for
themselves and their team, and demonstrate tangible and measurable results.

Technical Requirements
○ Languages: perfect command of English (oral and written); Swahili skills strongly preferred;
Knowledge of additional languages will be looked upon favorably.
○ Skills & Knowledge:
➢ Broad knowledge of international development, including more specifically social,
financial and economic inclusion, public policy and advocacy.
➢ Management and project implementation skills, including time management, budget
planning, and project execution.
➢ Applied research and analysis, and effective reporting to partners and funders.
➢ External communication skills, with a proven ability to design programs, write
proposals, raise funds, and create new business opportunities that are aligned with
the organization’s mission.
➢ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and ability to manage team.
○ Work Experience:
➢ At least seven years of accredited professional experience in international
development, with a focus on social, financial and economic inclusion, social
protection, rural development, policy advocacy, and/or asset-building for vulnerable
and low-income populations.
➢ Experience working with governments, public and private entities.
➢ Experience living and working in lower income countries, particularly on the African
continent.
➢ Field experience, and ability to work effectively in low resource environments.
➢ Experience in project design and implementation, budget design and management,
and effective monitoring and evaluation.

○ Education: University degree in economics, political science, international development or a related discipline; master's degree preferred.

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and a concise cover letter in which you explain (1) your motivation to work
with us, (2) why you would be a good addition to our team, as well as (3) salary expectations and
your earliest possible starting date. Please note that only complete applications will be considered.
Interviews will start from December 15th. Send your applications as soon as possible to
[email protected], with the subject line “Country Program Manager Tanzania”. Tanzanian
nationals are explicitly encouraged to apply. This job advertisement will remain posted until the
position is filled.

Job: Regional Business Manager, E & S Africa and Madagascar & W. Indian Ocean Regions

Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017

Reports to the Regional Directors of the East & Southern Africa and Madagascar & WIO Regions. Secondary report to the Deputy Director of Finance & Administration of the Africa Program. This position will involve regular travel to WCS Country Offices within the region (including Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Madagascar and Kenya) approximately 25% of time. The position will be based out of the WCS office in one of these country offices with the exact location to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

SUMMARY OF POSITION FUNCTION:

The main purpose of this role will be to oversee the budget and finances of the two regions, and to provide direct support to the Regional Directors in managing the operations of the Regional Programs. The Regional Business Manager will continually assess and document the financial health of the Regional Programs, develop both short and long-term financial plans for the Regions, and work with the Regional Directors, the Regional Financial Controller, and associated Country Program staff on grant management and fundraising. S/he regularly provides reports for management in the regions and headquarters.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Financial Management and Planning: Ensure Regional Directors have the financial information they require to manage and fundraise for the Regions; Provide monthly key performance indicators for each country and all multi-country grants; Work with Regional Controller to resolve any issues with finances in the Regions; Annual presentation of short and long term financial plans for each country with detailed variance analysis on prior plans; Report regularly to headquarters about the financial state of the Regions.

• Budget Leadership: Manage and maintain the Regional Program budgets; Lead the annual WCS budgeting process for all countries in the Regions; Responsible for working with Country Finance teams to understand and report on full program costs; Serve as the budget lead for regional grants; Review country budget adjustments, budget to actual reports, and ensure regular and timely budget updates.

• Proposal Review: Working in coordination with NY grant departments, contribute to the development of and approve all proposal budgets from the Regions – ensure budgets are covering costs and are contributing to strengthening the Regional Programs; ensure budgets are in line with long-term financial plan for the Regions; ensure budgets are developed in compliance with WCS policies and undergo appropriate reviews.

• Grant Management: Ensure regional grant administration is on track; Coordinate preparation of financial reports for regional grants; Review and approve grant financial reports prepared by Country Programs and coordinate required signoffs by NY finance team; Support Country Programs in understanding WCS grant management processes, systems, tools and donor compliance requirements.

• People Management: Work with Regional Directors to manage regional grant and financial staffing; Support the recruitment of grant/finance/administration staff as needed. Analyses capacity building needs and provide capacity building and training to country and regional financial staff on financial management, budgeting, grant management and fundraising as required.

• Business Planning and Fund Raising: Work with the Regional Directors and Country Directors in the regions to design, develop, implement and monitor a 5-year Business Plan and fundraising strategy for each of the regions.

• Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Directors.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and display evidence of good leadership, business partnering and influencing skills. S/He must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable participating both as an effective contributor, leader and listener in group settings. S/He must be well organized, self-motivated, resourceful, effective and efficient at coordinating multiple resources to get things done, with attention to detail; can work on multiple tasks at multiple levels and switch between them; can foresee and plan around obstacles.

· Bachelor degree required, MBA preferred. Related program of study such as finance, accounting, economics or business highly preferred.

· Proven financial management experience in an international organization (5+ years) including staff management experience.

· Effective “roll up the sleeves” work ethic; Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse team. Must be solution-oriented, and have strong problem solving and analytical skills.

· Demonstrated experience in a developing country context including time spent living and working in East Africa, Madagascar or the Western Indian Ocean region

· English fluency and a strong working knowledge of French (or vice versa) are required. Competency in Portuguese is also a plus.

· Excellent computer and systems skills required with respect to MS Office applications (advanced skills in MS Excel required) and major financial accounting and reporting software (SAP or equivalent)

· Experience with grants management, budgeting, and grant reporting in a multi-funder environment required (experience with US government funding such as USAID or USFWS, EU, KfW, GEF and others a benefit).

· Strong problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to creatively contribute to thinking on regional issues

· Self-motivated and organized with attention to detail

· Must be solution oriented with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills

· Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse team including staff from different cultures, with attention to mentorship and professional development of finance staff

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should apply by sending an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three references to the addresses below not later than December 31, 2017. Please include “ESA & MWIO Business Manager” in the subject line of your email. Send to: [email protected] Candidates must also apply online via the WCS career portal by searching job title at: http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Political Parties in East and Southern Africa

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at UCT invites applications for up to three postdoctoral fellowships for suitably qualified individuals to conduct research on political parties in East and Southern Africa (excepting South Africa). The research forms part of a project examining the character, organization and activities of political parties, headed by Professor Jeremy Seekings, with initial funding from the University of Cape Town and other sources

Conditions of Award

Eligible applicants must have completed or submitted their PhDs in the past five years (i.e. since or in 2013) or be about to submit their PhDs. Applicants who are about to submit their PhDs are encouraged to apply but no fellowship can be awarded until the PhD has been submitted. Eligible applicants may not have held any prior permanent or academic posts.

The successful candidate:
  • will have conducted doctoral research on one or more political parties in East or Southern Africa, with preference given to research outside of South Africa, especially in Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania;will have experience in conducting fieldwork in East or Southern Africa;
  • will have published papers in recognised peer-reviewed journals or as Working Papers in recognised scholarly
Working Paper series;
  • will be required to conduct research on political parties as part of a larger research team;
  • will be required to attend and participate in workshops, seminars and other activities in the Institute;
  • will be expected to undertake light teaching and/or supervision of students;
  • will research, write and revise papers for publication as Working Papers and for submission to journals and or books;
  • may not hold any other fellowships without the permission of the Director of the Instit
    ute, and;
  • may not undertake employment of any nature without the permission of the Director of the Institute.
Value and Tenure:
  • The value of the fellowship will be between R250,000 and R310,000 per annumThe fellowship may be renewed for a second year subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funds.
  • Additional funds may be available for reasonable research expenses outside of South Africa.
Application Procedure:

Eligible candidates should provide the following:
  • A letter describing research interests and the candidate’s suitability for the fellowship;
  • a CV that includes details of all degrees, publications and presentations at seminars and conferences;
  • the names of two academic referees who have taught or supervised the candidate at university.
  • Enquiries and completed application should be sent to [email protected]
Eligible applicants will be considered by a sub-committee convened by the Director of the Institute.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017

Source: http://www.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/328/research/postdoc_research/fellowships/2017/IDCPPA_13Dec2017ad.pdf

Fellowship Training Programme 2018 at Universities and Colleges in Ireland for Tanzanian citizens

Applications are now open for scholarships for Tanzanian citizens to study in Ireland under the Irish Aid funded Fellowship Training Programme. The programme presents a unique opportunity to study in an international setting and benefit from the research facilities provided by Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology which rank among some of the top education and learning centres in the world.

Irish Aid Fellowships aim to support capacity strengthening for the attainment of long-term development goals through enhancing the skills and capacities of key individuals, generally drawn from the public services and NGO sectors.

More info at https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/tanzania/news-and-events/latestnews/fellowship-training-programme-2018.html

Job: Country Director, Tanzania - Farm Africa

Effective agriculture has the power to change lives. It underpins prosperity, food security and stability the world over.

Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture and managing natural resources sustainably. We champion a holistic approach that boosts yields, protects the environment and connects smallholder farmers to thriving markets.

We have the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. We are looking for a Country Director for our Tanzanian programme with the drive and ability to engage with donors, the private sector and other agriculture sector stakeholders, to create and lead on opportunities to build on existing initiatives, grow the pipeline and expand both our geographical and technical footprint.

The Country Director, Tanzania plays a key role within Farm Africa’s global senior management team and you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for Farm Africa’s Tanzanian country programme, in line with our global strategy of becoming the NGO of choice for donors and businesses.

You will have a successful track record of working at Country Director level within the NGO sector and a strong understanding of donor environments, working closely with communities, government and the private sector. You will have lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa, have excellent hands-on programme, financial, strategic and human resource management experience. Exceptional multi-tasking, networking, relationship-building and financial management skills are pre-requisites.

Note: Farm Africa will not accept third party application and recruitment consultants are respectfully asked to not get in touch with regards to this role.
Region: Rest of the world
Location: Tanzania
Sector: Leadership

Application notes

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply please visit the jobs page of our website for details.

The deadline for applications is 9:00 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Apply at https://www.bond.org.uk/jobs/country-director-tanzania-20171204