Job: HIV Technical Advisor - Tanzania

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our headquarters is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions.

RTI is seeking an Infrastructure Advisor who will provide technical advice to CDC Tanzania as part of a project team, working on schemes through all stages of a project’s procurement and development. The Advisor will develop knowledge of fundamental project issues for a range of sectors, but particularly social infrastructure for a CDC HIV infrastructure development project. He/she will manage projects, including financial, technical and contractual matters and compliance with internal quality procedures and directives.

Qualifications:
  • BA/BS and at least 5 years’ experience advising on infrastructure projects.
  • Significant project experience in the social infrastructure sector; experience engaging the private and public sectors to build and manage alliances and facilitate resources to achieve expected results in productive infrastructure projects.
  • Experience reviewing engineering and infrastructure studies and analyses, infrastructure designs and inspections of public and private sector funded initiatives.
  • Experience working with and managing a range of clients and stakeholders including Tanzanian Government Authorities and/or lenders.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English required.
  • Experience of preparing basic financial models preferred.
  • Evidence of working on varied technical topics and flexibility to adapt knowledge to areas outside immediate experience.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to g[email protected]
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