Employment Vacancies at JHPIEGO Tanzania

Tags


 Overview
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 46 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, iow-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families.

Recommended:
Free CV Writing and Download, Cover/Job Application Letters, Interview Questions and It's Best Answers plus Examples. Click Here

By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Jhpiego, implement­ing a number of projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit the following positions below, available for immediate filling...

 Finance and Administration Director
Location TZ
Job ID 2020-4030
Experience (Years) 8
Overview
The Finance and Administration (F&A) Director is responsible for all aspects of financial management of the project, in close coordination with regional finance and administration officers. The F&A Director will oversee and coordinate financial activities for the project, including: financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, procurement, grants, logistics, human resources and financial reporting and accounting. The F&A Director will work closely with regional staff to ensure efficient and compliant operations at all project offices. The position is also responsible for ensuring cost consciousness, efficient spending and for implementing and maintaining an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Tanzania financial operations. This position is contingent award by the donor. Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.

Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Responsibilities

Budgeting and Expenditure Monitoring
  • Oversee all financial planning, budgeting and reporting for the project, including developing and managing systems to monitor and report expenditures
  • Oversee day-to-day coordination of financial activities ensuring efficient operations and cost efficiency
  • Lead development, monitoring and review of accurate budgets and track expenditures using cost-performance monitoring mechanisms to ensure prevention of over or under expenditure, monitor variances, and take actions as appropriate
  • Determine updated monthly project accruals and projections to support forecasting accuracy and program completion
  • Prepare required financial reports and provide reports and pipeline analysis as requested by the donor, as well as monthly financial report using QuickBooks

Operations and Accounting

  • Maintain and administer an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system (QuickBooks) to assure the integrity and effective financial operations and prepare monthly reports
  • Utilize various software applications such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphic packages to assemble, manipulate, and format data and/or reports to execute position duties
  • Review, reconcile and monitor all project accounts, including operating accounts and petty cash operations involving cash advances.
  • Oversee project’s cash needs, payments, procurement, provincial office start-up, operation systems, policies and procedures, and consultant payments
  • Implement and oversee a financial reporting and reimbursement process in accordance with Jhpiego's established financial system
  • Ensure financial records are properly maintained and readily available and facilitate external audits
  • Ensure HR and administrative procedures for project and staff are in place and in compliance, including: time keeping, leave and absence tracking, personnel employment records, etc.
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Compliance and Risk Management
  • Establish financial controls are in place and adhered to, ensuring proper safeguards of funds and ensuring compliance with established award terms and conditions, as well as USG and Jhpiego financial, accounting and administrative policies
  • Ensure that USAID resources are appropriately directed to project priorities and are in line with project work plans

Subaward Management
  • Provide oversight for subaward management processes, ensuring compliance and building ongoing capacity.
Management and Capacity Building
  • Provide guidance to Chief of Party and project team members on financial requirements and office operations in compliance with USAID and Jhpiego policies and procedures
  • Provide guidance, monitoring and support to regional teams on: procurement, local and international travel, and maintenance of office inventory
  • Mentor and support a team of highly qualified regional finance staff and align their efforts in concert with project goals to ensure rapid and sustainable results
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting or relevant field and CPA
  • At least 8 years demonstrated experience in financial and administrative management for large complex projects with $10 million annual budget, of which at least five years were working in the field of international development.
  • At least seven (7) years of senior-level work experience with USG or other donors with five years’ experience in managing USG contracts
  • Previous direct supervisory experience of professional and support staff
  • Knowledge of USG cost principles, including USAID regulations, GAAP accounting rules and grants contract management
  • Demonstrated experience organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Subcontract or subagreement financial management experience
  • Knowledge of financing mechanisms - co ntracts and grants and their relevant terms and conditions
  • Experience developing and/or implementing finance and accounting policies, procedures and systems
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills in English
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with U.S. government including USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports and documents
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop financial and administrative capacity of project staff
  • In depth knowledge financial software applications, databases and spreadsheets, including QuickBooks Enterprise, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
Preferred Qualifications
#L1-MK1
 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director
Location TZ
Job ID 2020-4032
Experience (Years) 8
Overview
Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for MEL activities for an upcoming five-year U.S. government funded health project aiming to increase the demand for and use of quality integrated RMNCAH services in target regions, particularly by youth and women.

The MEL Director will develop project results frameworks and systems to capture performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. The MEL Director will supervise and manage MEL activities and oversee the collection, management, analysis and use of project data, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve intervention quality and outcomes. The MEL Director is responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes, challenges, and lessons learned. The MEL Director will also be responsible for designing and conducting assessments, operations research and evaluations to address project needs. The MEL Director will liaise with consortium partners and the MOHCDGEC to implement monitoring, evaluation and learning activities. The MEL Director will work with health facilities and communities to strengthen the optimal use and reporting of HMIS data. This position is contingent upon award by the donor. Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Responsibilities

Technical Leadership
  • Provide MEL leadership and direction to ensure the project achieves goals, objectives and targets
  • Champion holistic approaches to collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA), including design and implementation of an action-oriented project research and learning agenda, routine analysis of available health sector data sources, and application of best practices in knowledge management
  • Lead project activities providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health in strengthening the national HMIS at all levels, including community level, as well as optimizing use of routine HMIS data for decision-making and program improvements
  • Cultivate strategic relationships and alliances with MEL counterparts in other projects, national and regional institutions, and key stakeholders, leading initiatives to learn from project data and adapt intervention strategies as appropriate
  • Ensure project compliance with USAID monitoring, evaluation, research and open data policies
  • Represent project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences and presentations
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


MEL System Development and Management
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) to efficiently track performance and use results of assessments, routine monitoring and evaluations over the life of the project
  • Develop and oversee implementation of robust context-appropriate systems for data collection, quality assurance, analysis and reporting on activity outputs/outcomes and program quality
  • Ensure alignment of project systems and approaches with mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar national monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Ensure relevant data is entered into Jhpiego’s organization-wide performance management system designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
  • Lead results reporting to USAID by providing written documentation on MEL activities and results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate
  • Ensure protection of participant data and confidentiality during all monitoring, evaluation and research implementation and dissemination processes
  • Oversee and conduct targeted assessments, evaluations and operations research ensuring compliance with Tanzanian Government and Johns Hopkins University institutional review board policies

Management
  • Supervise and support a team of MEL professionals, ensuring high-quality implementation of all MEL activities
  • Train and mentor project staff and implementing partners in monitoring and evaluation methods, tools, and systems
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Required Qualifications
  • Masters’ degree in public health, demography, statistics, social sciences or related field or equivalent experience
  • Eight (8) years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large, multi-year international health sector development projects (approximately $5 -10M per year)
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a senior management role in an international donor funded organization.
  • Proven expertise in health management information systems, data quality assessments, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies, implementation research approaches, data visualization and reporting
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts in both the public and private sectors
  • M&E experience in health systems strengthening and reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services
  • Familiarity with Tanzanian health management information system and other national MER systems
  • Experience and understanding of the USAID guidelines, reporting frameworks and systems
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, R, MS Excel. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national projects and technical staff
Preferred Qualifications
#L1-MK1
 
 
Technical Technical Director
Location TZ
Job ID 2020-4033
Experience (Years) 8
Overview
Jhpiego seeks a Technical Director to provide technical leadership and oversight for an upcoming five-year U.S. government funded integrated health project aiming to increase the demand for and use of quality integrated RMNCAH services in target regions, particularly by youth and women. The position will lead design and day-to-day management of technical assistance efforts to improve capacity of the Government of Tanzania to deliver quality reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, adolescent health and CECAP services at the facility and community level. The Technical Director will work closely with technical implementation teams to ensure the project progresses towards expected results. S/he will also work with M&E staff to ensure project deliverables are monitored and course corrections are identified and implemented as appropriate. Other key responsibilities include supervising technical staff and adjusting project activities based on monitoring at the regional and district level. This position is contingent upon award by the donor. Tanzanians are strongly encouraged to apply.
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Responsibilities
Technical Leadership and Oversight
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for the project’s technical assistance efforts, ensuring the integration, quality and sustainability of interventions
  • Provide day-to-day technical oversight for design, planning and implementation of activities in support of project goals and objectives
  • Establish and implement a system to ensure technical quality and fidelity across target regions and districts
  • Collaborate closely with other Team Leaders to ensure harmonization of project approaches across technical and geographical areas
  • Track measures for climate risks in the EMMP and include these in work plans, budgets, and MEL plan

Development and Implementation of Technical Approaches
  • Provide technical leadership in the development of the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with MOH, USAID and other stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party on setting project priorities and directions, and responding to requests for support from local counterparts
  • Identify appropriate facility- and community-based strategies and lead the formulation of innovative approaches to address reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition service delivery
  • Oversee efforts to support capacity building including mentorship at the individual and organizational level in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)



Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Work with M&E staff to design, implement a plan to track data/results related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition service delivery to inform adjustments in project implementation
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested
  • Author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences

Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration
  • Foster and maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders as a representative of the project, and develop rapid responses to requests
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders especially the Ministry of Health and other implementing partners, to ensure that all activities conform to requirements and regulations
  • Facilitate the project team’s relationship with designated counterparts at USAID, the Ministry of Health and R/CHMTs, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Tanzania such as NGOs and CSOs, to ensure effective technical assistance
  • Actively participate in relevant national technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Jhpiego

Management

  • Supervise technical staff and build, mentor, and manage a team of highly qualified staff to ensure rapid and sustainable results
  • Manage technical contributions of subgrantees, including defining scopes of work
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Required Qualifications
  • A Clinical Degree (doctor or nursing), and Master of Public Health preferred
  • At least eight (8) years’ experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance in integrated reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition service delivery
  • Three (3) years in senior management role in an international donor funded organization
  • Demonstrated experience in quality improvement at facility and community levels
  • Skilled in building capacity of individuals and organizations
  • In-depth understanding of Tanzanian healthcare system, particularly the public health system
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 30%
Preferred Qualifications
#L1-MK1


Chief of Party
Position Reports To: Country Director
Position Supervised: Technical Director and Team Leads, MEL Director, Finance and Admin Director
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Overview:
The Chief of Party is responsible for driving project vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial results and integrity of the project. The Chief of Party will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management, as well as reporting of project activities. S/he will serve as the project’s main point of contact with USAID on routine and strategic matters S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project quality and integrity. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management and communication with all levels of the host country government and international agencies. This position is contingent award by the donor.
Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Responsibilities:
Leadership and Strategic Direction
= Provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of the project and achieve rapid and sustained goals, objectives and targets
= Provide leadership to ensure the project implements technically sound, evidence-based, sustainable interventions that respond to the needs of Tanzania, its people and donors
= Serve as point of contact for USAID on strategic and routine matters and project representative at meetings and other forums
= Work closely with the project’s senior management and home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation, with finance staff to develop and track project budgets, and with monitoring and evaluation staff to develop frameworks and effectively track results
= Ensure compliance with the terms of the contract and USAID operational policies and regulations

Stakeholder Engagement

= Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Government of Tanzania, other donor agencies, implementing partners, private sector partners and other key stakeholders in Tanzania to maximize resources and avoid duplication of effort
= Represent the project’s progress, achievements and lessons learned to donors, other key stakeholders, and through meetings, conferences, and presentations 

Read Also: 
  NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,316+ POSTS)


Develop Project Deliverables
= Oversee the delivery of Technical Assistance in line with annual work planning, in close collaboration with Government of Tanzania’s MOHCDGEC, PO-RALG, Government of Zanzibar’s MOH, USAID, other implementing partners, and project team
= Lead development, implementation and monitoring of project’s Sustainability Plan closely aligned with One Plan IV**
= Oversee the quality, preparation, and timely submission of project reports to donor**
= Write and/or review project materials and publications

Management and Capacity Building
= Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results
= Collaborate with project team to build capacity within reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition 
 
Required Qualifications:
= Advanced degree (Masters-minimum) in public health, health administration, international health or a related field; MD, RN, PhD preferred
= Previous experience serving as Chief of Party or Deputy on U.S. government contract
= 10+ years’ experience successfully managing large, multi-partner, multi-year international health sector development projects (approximately $10M per year) that have implemented successful activities in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition
= At least five (5) years’ work experience in senior management positon in an international donor funded organization.
= Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing project systems and overseeing project start-up and close-out
= Demonstrated experience managing multiple sub-partners and institutional capacity development, including working effectively with diverse range of counterparts
= Demonstrated experience reviewing financial reporting on contracts to USAID and resource management for program results
= Previous experience working in Tanzania (especially in Geita, Simiyu, Mwanza, Mara, Shinyanga, Manyara, Katavi, Dodoma, Tabora, Tanga, Dar es Salaam), with intimate understanding of local health system and reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition gaps and opportunities, and solid relationships at government agencies.
= Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs
= Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with U.S. government, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
= In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements for contracts
= Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills
= Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
= Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
= Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English
= Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national projects and technical staff
= Proficiency in word processing, Microsoft Office
= Ability to travel nationally and internationally 30%