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Working Title: Senior Project Finance and Administration Manager

Location: Dar es Salaam / or Arusha, Tanzania

Division: Global Health Programs

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

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 PATH seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (Finance and Administration) to lead the administrative and financial management of an anticipated five years USAID-funded contract working on comprehensive client centered care for HIV and TB in Tanzania’s northern regions. The successful candidate will support the project’s technical team to accelerate HIV epidemic control and eradicate TB in Tanzania by leveraging disruptive approaches and driving equitable access to differentiated, client-centered, efficacious HIV and TB tools, systems, and services.

Key responsibilities and required skills and experience are detailed below.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish financial protocols and practices for the project that comply with USAID and PEPFAR requirements, PATH’s policies and good financial practices.
  • Ensure compliance with all USAID and PATH policies, practices, and regulations; advise project staff on donor requirements; and provide training on financial management, recordkeeping, operational systems, and policies as needed.
  • Develop and monitor budgets for the project.
  • Analyze project expenses, including partner financial reports, on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Assess cost-effectiveness of methodologies proposed by the project leadership team.
  • Prepare monthly invoices and quarterly financial reports, including projections and forecasting.
  • Coordinate input for the annual work plan and budgeting process with the project team and partners.
  • Oversee procurement of in-country commodities and other project equipment as needed, in collaboration with PATH’s Procurement Office.
  • Coordinate communication with PATH’s global HIV/TB team on financial and operational issues, successes, and concerns.
  • Ensure preparation and submission of complete and accurate financial reports and cash requests to PATH and USAID.
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
  • Coordinate with partner organizations to ensure consistent, effective, and efficient project finance.
  • Provide information, advice and technical assistance to partners and sub awardees on project related compliance issues such as financial reporting requirements, audit reports, procurement, and award monitoring.
  • Manage disbursements to sub awardees and partners and monitor financial performance and progress toward objectives.
  • Work with the project team and PATH’s Office of Grants and Contract (OGC) to identify and track cost share as needed, including securing necessary approval.

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 Required skills and experience:

  • Advanced degree in business administration, accounting, economics or other relevant field.
  • At least eight (8) years of work experience.
  • At least five (5) years of experience working on donor-funded health and/or development programs in Tanzania, with substantial expertise in USAID contracts and financial management. PEPFAR program financial management work experience a plus.
  • Extensive experience managing all on-the-ground financial activities, including subcontracting, consultant, and sub-agreement procedures, including equipment procurement, budget development, accounting, and grants management.
  • Extensive experience training and mentoring less experienced staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a team. Ability to multi-task and to delegate, as appropriate.
  • Financial and administrative skills, including mastery of relevant software, such as Excel and enterprise accounting systems.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills in Swahili and English.
  • Clear interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with project technical team on project finance and administration issues and tasks.

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Title: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Division: Global Health Programs

PATH seeks an experienced Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager to support an anticipated five year USAID-funded contract working on comprehensive client centered care for HIV and TB in Tanzania’s northern regions. The successful candidate will support the project’s technical team to accelerate HIV epidemic control and eradicate TB in Tanzania through rigorous technical monitoring, performance management, accurate and timely reporting, and rapid course-correcting mechanisms, across PATH’s innovative approaches, activities, and tools for differentiated, client-centered, and efficacious HIV and TB systems and services.

Key responsibilities and required skills and experience are detailed below.

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 Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all monitoring, evaluation, research, learning, and quality assurance/continuous quality improvement activities/components of the project.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan (AMELP) and corresponding M&E systems, to include appropriate indicators, baseline data, results, and a plan to monitor and evaluate performance, produce timely, accurate, and complete reporting.
  • Remain apprised of up-to-date PEPFAR MER requirements, guidance, and best practices; convey these to the project M&E team; and lead the project team to meet the requirements and follow guidance and best practices.
  • Remain accountable for timely, high-quality data submissions to PEPFAR and USAID, including leading the M&E team to meet monthly, quarterly, and/or other reporting frequencies/deadlines.
  • Lead implementation of appropriate, high-quality data analysis, visualization, and reporting methodologies to assess project performance, identify and address gaps/weaknesses; and identify best practices to maximize project efficiencies.
  • Make available and promote the use of information to guide performance management through well analyzed, rapid, and timely feedback.
  • Build community-led monitoring systems to ensure project sustainability and accountability.
  • Develop and maintain systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the project, in alignment with award requirements and USAID data requests.
  • Ensure effective bi-directional communication and learning between the project and service delivery implementing partners. This will include leading research agendas, coordination, collaboration, and integration through development of knowledge management systems, work process and fostering a culture of collaboration.
  • Use M&E as a tool for integrating cross-cutting areas, such as social behavior change and gender, into project activities.
  • Manage and mentor project M&E team to collaborate with project staff to ensure successful implementation of M&E strategies and performance monitoring plans.
  • Ensure quality, consistency and adherence to standards and best practices for M&E across the project, including data quality and use.
  • Work collaboratively with key headquarters and country program staff to plan M&E activities, budgets, timelines, and level of effort requests.
  • Contribute data and analysis to quarterly and annual reporting for USAID, including providing written documentation of M&E activities and indicator results.
  • Contribute to work plans, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence.

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 Required skills and experience:

  • Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics research methods, or any behavioral science with relevance to HIV, TB, and/or family planning research, monitoring, and evaluation or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the areas described above.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience monitoring and evaluating large, multi-year projects.
  • Proven skills in supporting international donor assistance projects; knowledge of and experience working with the U.S. government, including USAID and PEPFAR mechanisms.
  • Excellent understanding of PEPFAR Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting indicators and reporting system (DATIM).
  • Prior experience setting up and/or implementing routine data collection systems for health service delivery.
  • Excellent knowledge of M&E principles and practices; strong knowledge of M&E methodology, data analysis and synthesis, performance evaluation and correction, and report writing.
  • Experience with research, monitoring, and evaluation of health programs demonstrating progressively increasing level of responsibility.
  • Proven experience developing and tracking performance indicators to measure success in health, especially related to HIV and TB.
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals like graphs, charts, maps, and GIS.
  • Proficiency with data management tools and software, such as DHIS2, Power BI, Tableau, and/or others. Proficiency using Excel to manage datasets, create Pivot Tables, calculate basic summary statistics, and develop charts and other visualizations is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully guiding and monitoring the use of data, analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions with some experience in HIV and/or TB programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide quality assurance/continuous quality improvement in development.
  • Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent professional written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.
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Title: Chief of Party

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Division: Global Health Programs

PATH seeks a Chief of Party to lead an anticipated five-year USAID-funded contract working on comprehensive client centered care for HIV and TB in Tanzania’s northern regions. The Chief of Party will help to accelerate HIV epidemic control and eradicate TB in Tanzania by leveraging disruptive approaches and driving equitable access to differentiated, client-centered, efficacious HIV and TB tools, systems, and services. The successful candidate will have excellent technical capacity in HIV and TB, and considerable experience and proven excellent capacity in project and team management.

Key responsibilities and required skills and experience are detailed below.

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 Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall strategic and managerial leadership of the activity in collaboration with all major stakeholders.
  • Lead a high-quality and results-oriented activity to achieve the objectives and expected results.
  • Lead overall planning, technical leadership and coordination of all activities including the work of any sub-partners.
  • Maintain effective, regular, and timely communication with COR and other USG officials.
  • Serve as project representative to the USAID Mission, other U.S. government representatives, Government of Tanzania officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders.
  • Drive the development and scale of innovations and new approaches that strengthen prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of HIV and TB.
  • Oversee social behavior change activities for HIV/TB specifically targeting demand creation and stigma reduction.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that project outcomes are accomplished and targets reached on time and within budget.
  • Foster productive and excellent working relationships with implementing partners, including MOHCDGEC, NACP, NTLP, PO-RALG, and TACAIDS.
  • Participate in key HIV/TB national technical working groups (TWG) and provide TA to Government technical and program staff as needed
  • Manage effective activity implementation and ensure efficient use of resources to achieve project outcomes by monitoring work plans and finances in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and PATH policies and procedures.
  • Oversee weekly monitoring and reporting of performance and facilitate partners and project staff to effectively use performance data to guide program implementation
  • Institute effective internal control measures and ensure proper financial and data integrity at all times.
  • Create and implement activities that increase demand and use of HIV/TB services specifically for youth and women.
  • Oversee technical and programmatic capacity building for sub-partners, local government authorities (LGA), and project staff to ensure quality of activities and products developed under the project.
  • Recruit staff to meet evolving project demands.
  • Oversee activities to integrate family planning and HIV/TB care services.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with PATH policies and applicable Tanzanian laws.
  • Identify project staff learning needs and provide technical assistance, guidance, and mentoring to project team on technical issues related to project implementation.

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 Required skills and experience:

  • Advanced degree (Medical, Masters or PhD) in health or social sciences;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in the health sector with demonstrated experience in implementing innovative programs that improve TB and HIV outcomes;
  • Up to ten (10) years of experience leading international donor assistance projects;
  • Knowledge of and experience working with the U.S. government required, preferably including experience working with USAID and PEPFAR mechanisms; experience as a USAID Chief of Party is strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated strategic vision and leadership skills, technical expertise, and strong management skills to effectively and efficiently implement complex and international health projects;
  • Experience in implementing institutional capacity strengthening.
  • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships with diverse groups of stakeholders, including host government agencies, donors, civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations to implement TB and HIV programming;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili required;
  • Previous experience in Eastern Africa is strongly preferred; experience in Tanzania is desired.

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Working Title: Technical Director

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Division: Global Health Programs

PATH seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (Technical) to support an anticipated five-year USAID-funded contract working on comprehensive client centered care for HIV and TB in Tanzania’s northern regions.  The successful candidate will help to accelerate HIV epidemic control and eradicate TB in Tanzania by leveraging disruptive approaches and driving equitable access to differentiated, client-centered, efficacious HIV and TB tools, systems, and services. The Technical Director shall be responsible for ensuring technical soundness, quality and safety of the interventions delivered at facility and community level in alignment with the national guidelines and other normative guidance and global best practices.

Key responsibilities and required skills and experience are detailed below.

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 Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical design and implementation of quality HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment services at both facility and community levels and ensure the intended needs of beneficiaries are holistically addressed
  • Ensure all the project strategies and approaches are evidence-based and aligned with the PEPFAR/Tanzania COP Strategy
  • Lead, oversee, and coordinate the technical team to implement a high quality, results-oriented project to achieve the contract objectives and expected results.
  • Provide technical support for the country’s adoption of new policies and timely scale up.
  • Lead the development of HIV/TB training materials, standard operating procedures, job aids and supportive supervision tools needed to ensure programs technical excellence, quality, and good client outcomes.
  • Provide overall technical guidance in the integration of HIV/TB services with family planning and other services and for programming specifically targeting adolescents and young people
  • Coordinate with community and facility level health workforces to strengthen client-centered service delivery systems.
  • Design and implement social behavior change interventions related to HIV/TB care including stigma reduction and demand creation activities.
  • Lead the scale-up of newer HIV and TB interventions and tools.
  • Provide leadership and participate in all relevant TWGs.
  • Implement innovative and client-centered HIV prevention activities including PrEP services.
  • Provide strong technical leadership, support planning, capacity strengthening, and coordination of all activities including the work of sub-partners.
  • Lead the development and scale of innovations and new approaches that strengthen prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of TB and HIV.
  • Oversee the development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables.
  • Monitor implementation of activities to ensure that project outcomes are accomplished and targets reached on time and within budget.
  • Coordinate with Government of Tanzania officials and other key stakeholders, including other USAID implementing partners.
  • Manage senior technical staff to high professional standards.
  • Serve as acting Chief of Party when necessary, and in that role, represent the project to the USAID Mission, other U.S. government representatives, Government of Tanzania officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders.
  • Produce and disseminate key project results through journal articles, presentations, posters, and other mediums, at local, regional and international forums to share experiences and best practices.

Required skills and experience:

  • Advanced degree (Medical, Masters or PhD) in health or social sciences.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in the health sector with demonstrated experience in implementing innovative programs that improve TB, DR-TB, HIV, and family planning outcomes.
  • Broad understanding of public health, health systems, and health policy and practice in Tanzania, particularly as relates to HIV and TB and integration of these areas with family planning.
  • Proven skills in managing international donor assistance projects; knowledge of and experience working with the U.S. government, including USAID and PEPFAR mechanisms, is strongly preferred.
  • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships with diverse groups of stakeholders, including host government agencies, donors, civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations to implement HIV and/or TB programming.
  • Excellent professional written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.

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Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.

Note: this position is contingent upon donor funding. All offers are conditional upon donor approval.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

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 PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

The deadline for submitting the application is 25 November 2020