Thursday, September 17, 2020

Employment Vacancies at EngenderHealth Tanzania

  Nophsky       Thursday, September 17, 2020
 
TITLE: Chief of Party 
DUTY STATION: Dar es Salaam 
REPORTS TO: Country Representative

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EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles: choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.
EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates for the Chief of Party position for an anticipated five-year USAID reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health project. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
 JOB SUMMARY:
The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the project. S/he will serve as key personnel and fulfill the diverse managerial requirements of the project, including maintaining the relationship with the USAID Mission for the project and working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children and President Office –Regional Administration and Local Government. Based in Dar es Salaam, the COP will have technical and management responsibility for all activities and key personnel working on the project. The COP will have overall responsibility for addressing award related matters, including managerial and fiscal responsibility for the project deliverables. S/he will ensure compliance with donor and EngenderHealth regulations, policies and procedures. S/he will oversee program implementation, provide technical vision and approach and manage the project team and consortium members. S/he will be responsible for the smooth implementation of the project, and for effectively addressing challenges that arise during performance. S/he is responsible for timely and accurate delivery of all reports and project products and ensuring that systems are in place to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health initiatives that deliver sustainable results
  • Lead the overall planning, implementation, strategic direction, and management of the project in close coordination with the Tanzanian government, USAID, and other USAID implementing partners, as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner with adherence to technical quality standards and donor guidelines
  • Provide first-class leadership in all aspects of the project management including development and submission of detailed work plans, budgets, performance frameworks, monitoring and evaluation plans, procurement and supply management plan and human resource management
  • Provide strategic leadership and technical and managerial direction to ensure the project is evidence-based and responsive to the needs of marginalized and hard to reach Tanzanian communities while meeting donor expectations
  • Oversee a team of senior technical and program management project staff and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all team members, and with EngenderHealth’s regional and global technical advisors
  • Build, strengthen and sustain critical relationships with the President’s Office Regional Authority and Local Government, local government authorities, USAID, USG-funded implementing partners, private sector, and other key players in the efforts to maximize prudent resource utilization, minimize duplication of efforts, coordinate regularly with them on project updates and results, and attend relevant technical working groups and conferences as required.
  • Ensure the project is implemented in a fiscally responsible manner and in full compliance with all laws, regulations, policies and procedures of USAID, Government of Tanzania, and EngenderHealth
  • Manage all USAID requirements for project implementation, including effective utilization of the resources to achieve project deliverables
  • Provide leadership in preparation and timely submission of project reports to donor and government as per agreement and directives
  • Present project’s progress, achievements and lessons learned to donors, government other key stakeholders through various platforms including meetings, technical working groups and conferences in compliance to terms and conditions of the award
  • Lead the discussion with the government of Tanzania at all levels on the sustainability and transition of project for local ownership
  • Proactively manage relationship with consortium members and addresses any partnership issues as the need arises
  • Manage all risks that may adversely affect project implementation and achievement of goals and outcomes
  • Strengthen the capacity of and transfer skills to local staff to independently implement, manage and improve business practice and technical services

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s Degree in public health, social sciences or related advanced degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of progressively increasing responsibility in managing USG cooperative agreements or contracts
  • Prior experience as USAID COP or Deputy COP preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of the adolescent RMNCAH landscape in and knowledge of USG health initiatives in Tanzania
  • Demonstrated capacity in managing for results
  • Proven record of building teams and fostering collaboration to achieve program goals, meet program milestones, and produce quality program results
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of RMNCAH and experience in the design and implementation of RMNCAH programs, at scale.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions and international organizations
  • Excellent past performance references
  • Demonstrated leadership in working and collaborating with other donors and a wide range of USAID and other donor-funded organizations
The position is subject to change based on procurement requirements and is contingent upon EngenderHealth being awarded the project, donor approval, and availability of funds.

TO APPLY:
Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org to submit your details by September 30, 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.

EngenderHealth is committed to safeguarding all people, particularly children, vulnerable adults and beneficiaries of assistance from any harm that may be caused due to contact with EngenderHealth. This includes harm arising from the conduct of staff, associates and partners; and the design and implementation of programs and activities.

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Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning


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TITLE:                             Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
DUTY STATION:             Dar es Salaam
REPORTS TO:                Chief of Party
EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected

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as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles: choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.
EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates for the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) position for an anticipated five-year USAID reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health project in Tanzania. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
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JOB SUMMARY:
Working under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director will provide technical leadership, oversight, and strategic direction for MEL activities for an upcoming USAID-funded project in Tanzania. The MEL Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the project related MEL activities, including operational research studies and the development of the Performance Management Plan (PMP). S/he will also be responsible for overseeing data collection plans and procedures ensuring effective, accurate and timely monitoring, validation and reporting of all project data. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and implementing systems for adaptive management and learning. The MEL Director will supervise and manage a team of M&E staff to design and implement project MEL activities, ensuring that lessons learned are timely integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. The MEL Director is responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes and challenges to USAID and other key stakeholders, and fostering strong linkages and relationships with the public sector. The MEL Director will liaise with consortium partners, PORALG and the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to implement the MEL activities. This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

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RESPONSIBILITIES:
Technical oversight and management
  • Lead the team to develop and implement the project PMP in coordination with the CoP, the M&E team, and local stakeholders, to capture project performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and end-line assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations.
  • Lead the development of qualitative and quantitative operational research and other evaluations, that are in-line with international standards and EngenderHealth Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Manage and ensure that routine annual planning, target setting and reporting of all program indicators is carried out accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Use evidence from multiple sources to contribute towards strategic decision-making and project planning.
  • Lead development of innovative ways of improving data collection and data entry (e.g. application of mobile phone technology).
  • Supervise and develop capacity of a team of MEL professionals.
Project monitoring and quality
  • Develop, implement procedures capture routine data collection for indicators addressing reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health and other health areas to be specified by USAID.
  • Ensure high quality and timely data collection, as well as ensure harmonized data reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to strengthen the existing HMIS system, including integration of community-level data, and support data for decision making sessions at the facility and district levels.
  • Develop and implement a Data Quality Assurance Protocol for the Program and ensure the quality of data through data verification procedures including routine data quality audits across all levels of data collection and reporting.
  • Ensure data quality audits are routinely carried out during the project life cycle, and in close collaboration with the MoHCDGEC and PORALG.
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Data for decision making and adaptive learning
  • Improve the capacity of the MoHCDGEC, PORALG and Council Health Management Teams to analyze and use DHIS2 and other data for improved decision making.
  • Support strategic collaboration activities with key stakeholders to learn from evidence generated by the project and adapt interventions as appropriate.
  • Promote and support the dissemination of program results, lessons learned and success stories through various forum (conferences, technical briefs, peer reviewed publications) among the project team, the donor and other stakeholders.
Other
  • Ensure high-quality MEL implementation activities, which are consistent with the Tanzanian national M&E guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems, and international standards.
  • Support the Chief of Part (CoP) to prepare quarterly and annual reports for submission to USAID.
  • Develop strategy, prepare workplans, and provide relevant data to enable production of all quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess the following requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • PhD in public health, demography, epidemiology, biostatistics, social science or any related field.
  • Minimum seven years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating international health sector development projects, with strong preference for candidates previous experience working with the public sector in building and strengthening data collection and reporting systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID large-scale programs, including knowledge of USAID’s reporting requirements.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, data analysis and report writing.
  • Proven experience with health management information systems, including data quality assessments and manipulation of DHIS2.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data using one or more statistical software packages, such as SPSS, Stata, SAS.
  • Familiarity with Tanzanian health management information system, other national M&E systems, and DHIS2
  • Excellent analytical skills coupled with proven ability to display data that is appropriate for different audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to use DHIS2 and DATIM for reporting or analysis
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, the Tanzanian government, program consortium counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, and organizational, team-building, and representational skills.
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs.
  • Demonstrated experience with PMP development and implementation
ESSENTIAL SOFT SKILLS:
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity of technical staff.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, as well as negotiation and management skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, works independently, flexible and adaptable.
The position is subject to change based on procurement requirements and is contingent upon EngenderHealth being awarded the project, donor approval, and availability of funds.
TO APPLY:
Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org  to submit your details by September 30, 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.
EngenderHealth is committed to safeguarding all people, particularly children, vulnerable adults and beneficiaries of assistance from any harm that may be caused due to contact with EngenderHealth.  This includes harm arising from the conduct of staff, associates and partners; and the design and implementation of programs and activities.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY
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