Thursday, October 15, 2020

New Joblist at at FHI 360 Tanzania

  Express       Thursday, October 15, 2020

 

Deputy Chief of Party


About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Deputy Chief of Party-Technical.

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Description:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party-Technical (DCOP-T) for an anticipated United States Government (USG) project focused on focused on addressing critical gaps in the provision of comprehensive HIV and tuberculosis (TB) services in Tanzania. The DCOP-T will be responsible for administrative and financial leadership of the program to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of project set-up, daily operations, and close-out. The DCOP-T will manage the administrative and logistic infrastructure of key components of the program description and ensure adherence to global standard of excellence in health service delivery programming and donor-specified compliance. The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USG approval.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Deputy Chief of Party-Technical will have the following responsibilities:

  • Cooperate closely with the Chief of Party (COP) on all technical matters.

  • Lead the response to the specified deliverables, goals of grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI 360 and USG grant requirements.

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Tanzania context.

  • Oversee a team of technical staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members.

  • Oversee technical outputs of all partner organizations through regular field visits and facilitate work planning and regular technical meetings for all consortium partners.

  • Identify technical assistance needs and training resources among project staff, partners, government counterparts and beneficiaries and coordinate technical assistance provision.

  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination and linkages to other programs, partners and counterparts, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.

  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms.

  • Serve as the primary program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the COP.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in public health, social sciences, or a closely related field is required; a medical doctor is strongly preferred.

  • Ten or more years of progressively more responsible technical supervisory work experience that involved direct leadership of professional and support staff, and oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables.

  • At least 8-10 years’ technical experience in designing, implementing and managing TB programs and other public health programs in high-burden, resource-constrained settings preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience working within the health sector; experience working in Tanzania and/or the region preferred.

  • Demonstrated track record of working in teams and fostering partnerships.

  • Experience with a USG cooperative agreement/contract preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.

  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.

  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow.

  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum, MS Office, etc.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director


FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director.

Job Description:
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director will oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of an anticipated United States Government (USG) project focused on specific program actions to diagnose persons infected with HIV, provide life-saving ARV therapy for PLHIV, and support retention and adherence to ensure HIV viral suppression to reduce AIDS-related deaths in Tanzania. S/he leads the development of and manages the MEL Plan. The MEL Director develops and maintains systems to collect data and leads data analysis to produce information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program. S/he collaborates with and oversees sub-grantees to provide feedback on data collection and indicators; analyzes data reported from sub-grantees and supports training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods. S/he collaborates with the program team to design operational research (OR) to support learning, evaluation and planning, and oversees the implementation of OR projects as well as analysis, dissemination, and use. She/he shares MEL data and improvement plans, as well as strategies for program improvements for greater program effects with program team. It is anticipated that the position will be based in Tanzania  and will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USG approval.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

  • Designs and oversees the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the project.
  • Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of project evaluation activities. This includes development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research.
  • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of monitoring of specific technical components.
  • Work closely with the heads of projects to co-design monitoring tools, selecting indicators, and determining field monitoring responsibilities. Works to ensure tool compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements.
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance, developing and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements.
  • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems.
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration and adaptation.
  • Undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions. Provide guidance on information systems for quality assurance, as well as best practices documentation and reporting.
  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, Government of Tanzania counterparts, and other key stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, social science, economics, or relevant discipline. Significant study in the health field, international development and/or program monitoring and evaluation.
  • At least 10 years of experience related to monitoring, evaluating and reporting on programs related to HIV/AIDS and TB  in high-burden, resource-constrained settings.
  • Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems for USG-funded projects.
  • Strong background or formal training in evaluating international development programs such as HIV/AIDS/PEPFAR.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas).
  • Fluency in English.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Chief of Party


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party (COP).

Description:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Chief of Party for an anticipated United States Government (USG) project focused on focused on addressing critical gaps in the provision of comprehensive HIV and tuberculosis (TB) services in Tanzania. The COP will provide leadership, managerial and technical support throughout the implementation of the project and will be responsible for the administration, program management, performance monitoring and technical implementation and oversight of all program activities. The COP will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the Tanzanian Government and USG and is expected to have regular communication with the Agreement Officer’s Representative. The COP is responsible for ensuring compliance with FHI 360 policies and procedures and USG rules and regulations. The COP is responsible for ensuring sub-awardee compliance and monitoring quality of program implementation. The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the FHI 360 East Africa Director. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USG approval.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall management, strategic direction, and technical leadership to the project to achieve expected project results within budget and timeframe.
  • Responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Serve as principal liaison to USG and the Tanzanian Government and ensure high level of coordination and nurture relationships with all key stakeholders including partner organizations/at national and county level, on administrative, financial and programmatic matters related to the project.
  • Liaise with USG partners and other donors and implementing agencies to ensure coordination of and synergy with other USG HIV activities.
  • Oversee report preparation and submission to meet USG and corporate reporting requirements to document program performance and monitor overall award compliance.
  • Lead preparation of annual work-plans, project activity updates, and other project-related communication and reporting materials.
  • Oversee a team of senior technical, program and finance staff and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members.
  • Supervising all project staff, including ensuring that field staff regularly prepare and update performance data.
  • Represent the project at regional, national and international forums, including technical conferences, policy briefings, etc.
  • Ensure timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USG.
  • Oversee the identification of technical assistance needs at national and county to be supported to improve performance towards achieving the goals and objectives of the National Strategic Plan.
  • Oversee management systems for the cost-effective implementation of all project activities.
  • Develop suitable scopes of work for the engagement and execution of technical assistance contracts as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field.
  • A minimum of ten years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development programs involving multiple partners, stakeholders and geographic target areas in a developing country.
  • A minimum of five years prior experience as a Chief of Party or similar leadership role of similar size and complexity.
  • A minimum of three years of experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of TB programs with key populations.
  • Management experience with a USG funding mechanism and familiarity with USG agreement regulations preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to liaise with senior government officials, dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
  • Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Director of Finance and Operations


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Director of Finance and Operations.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the guidance of the COP, provides operational oversight on financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, contracts & grants, asset management, ICT, and general administration as well as ensuring consistency with USAID/USG’s rules and regulations. Oversees overall financial management to include budget management and monitoring, forecasting needs, procurements, management of financial systems and enforcing controls. The position will be based in Tanzania. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USG approval.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for implementing and enhancing the internal organization processes. Oversees reporting and monitoring of organizational performance metrics. Ensures compliance with USAID/PEPFAR rules, regulations and policies as regards operational issues such as contracts & grants, procurements, financial management etc. Manages the planning and implementation of field activities which includes oversight of budgets, grants, operational plans, reporting, and procedural and financial compliance. Ensures efficient management and utilization of resources in accordance with applicable FHI and donor policies and procedures. Applies and updates the standard operating procedures for program operations and assures consistency with USAID/PEPFAR’s regulations and policies in operational matters. Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the objectives of the program. Ensures proper budgeting, expenditures tracking and audit of financial resources in accordance with USAID/PEPFAR’s rules and regulations. Oversees monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals. Oversees the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to USAID/PEPFAR’s, development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets. Develops and maintains systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the program. Oversees all internal and external audits of the project; coordinates activities of independent auditors ensuring all compliance issues are met. Ensures that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all transactions may pass independent and funder audits. Ensures compliance with USAID/PEPFAR’s rules, regulations and policies as regards operational issues such as vendor selection, procurements, financial management, contracts and grants, inventory management etc. Manages day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable; produces reports as requested. Oversees cash management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of impress level, risk assessment, bank relationship management; timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets on site. Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Coordinates responses to requests for financial information in a timely manner regarding program challenges, subcontractor or grantee issues, or changes to work plans or budgets. Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets, assuring all are in accordance with regulations.

Operations:

  • Works closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
  • Oversees administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the FHI 360 policies and procedures and funder rules and regulations.
  • Manages project procurement processes.
  • Ensures continual review of internal and strategic controls, communications, risk assessments and maintenance of documentation.
  • Supports partners as needed to ensure sound financial management and operations.
  • Ensures that sub-contracts, sub-grants and local consultancy documents and procedures are completed in a timely and correct manner and comply with FHI 360 and funder policies and regulations.
  • Provides overall administration coordination and support to ensure an effective and efficient operating platform for the program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, other relevant field, or a bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years or more of experience;
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in administrative and financial management of large scale, complex, international development assistance programs;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and /or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required;
  • Strong financial and operational management experience with proven management skills;
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing budgets with an annual value of over $10 million;
  • Experience and working knowledge of accounting, finance, procurement and administration of PEPFAR funded awards;
  • Contracts Management including grants under contract experience is a must;
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills;
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making; and
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills with significant experience building strong host country national team.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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