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About FHI360:

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: 

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Family Planning & Reproductive Health Advisor (C3HP RMNCAH project).

Background:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Family Planning & Reproductive Health Advisor for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services.  The Family Planning & Reproductive Health Advisor will assist the Technical Director in ensuring the overall success of the project and will be responsible for managing the technical direction and implementation of reproductive health and family planning-related facility and community-based programming. S/he will ensure high quality of technical assistance to government partners, with reference and incorporation of international guidelines and best practices. The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the Technical Director.

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job summary / Responsibilities:

The Family Planning & Reproductive Health Advisor will be an FHI 360 employee reporting to the Technical Director.  The Family Planning & Reproductive Health Advisor will assist with coordination, refinement, and implementation of family planning and cervical cancer and gender-based violence (GBV) screening and management service improvement across government and affiliated partners; monitoring quality of supportive supervision and mentorship; and providing focused technical assistance as needed to government and community partner teams.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assisting in the assessment of inpatient, outpatient, and community-based reproductive health service readiness and quality assessment in conjunction with MoH, PO-RALG and consortium partners.

  • Designing or refining family planning and reproductive health quality improvement and technical assistance activities and providing ongoing technical support in collaboration with government partners.

  • Providing technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, strategies for technical assistance and mentorship, materials, reports, and interventions for improving family planning and reproductive health service provision, access, and demand as part of an integrated project support strategy.

  • Working closely with assigned team to ensure activities and mentorship are implemented according to standard operating procedures and national guidelines for practice and quality.

  • Routinely assessing changes in international guidelines and best practices and providing input on these changes to assist with government partner policy, strategy, and guideline revisions.

  • Assisting with the implementation of the project by monitoring and documenting technical assistance and mentorship approaches, processes, and outcomes.

  • Monitoring and maintaining protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training and monitoring materials and reports.

  • Preparing reports and papers summarizing project results, assists with publications, web pages and presentation development, technical briefs, or other necessary documents to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures related to reproductive health programming.

  • Willingness to travel to national regions for technical assistance provision and quality assurance.

Recommended:

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health, public health or related field; medical training as a midwife or doctor preferred.

  • 8+ years of technical assistance experience in health, particularly in the family planning and reproductive health and well woman’s care areas.

  • Proficiency with database management software, Microsoft Office Suite, and on-line search tools required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Swahili and English.

  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas, particularly regarding spousal consent issues and patient autonomy.

  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with stakeholders.

  • Prior work experience in a similar position within a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and strong ability to manage and meet multiple tasks.

  • Substantial experience of developing working relations with government stakeholders; clinical skill training and capacity development experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for reproductive health activities/ projects highly desired.

  • Qualified female candidates particularly encouraged to apply.

Recommended:

How to Apply:

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date:  December 21, 2020.

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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

The deadline for submitting the application is 21 December 2020

 

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 Associate Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director.

Description:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for an Associate MEL Director for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania, focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) outcomes by increasing demand for and utilization of high-quality facility and community services.  The Associate MEL Director will work under the leadership of the MEL Director for the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of the project, including developing and managing the MEL Plan.  The Associate MEL Director will provide critical coordination and management of MEL team members and ensure that MEL activities are conducted in a timely manner and up to technical standards.  S/he will play an active role in overseeing MEL activities and outputs of sub-grantees.  Together with the MEL Director, the Associate MEL Director will support quality assurance in all MEL activities throughout the program.  S/he will collaborate with the program team to design operations research (OR) and oversee the implementation of OR projects as well as analysis, dissemination, and use to support program learning.  The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the MEL Director.  Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the MEL Director, the Associate MEL Director will have the following responsibilities:

  • Design and oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the project;

  • Work closely with the technical leads and government and national partners and stakeholders to co-design program MEL approaches, activities and products.  Ensure compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements;

  • Provide support and management to the MEL team in the design, development, planning, and implementation of project evaluation activities.  This includes development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention-linked research;

  • With MEL team and technical team, develop strategies and tools for monitoring of specific technical components;

  • Provide technical assistance, develop and set up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements;

  • Work with the team to support Tanzania national HIS strengthening efforts;

  • Work with the team to ensure the successful implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration and adaptation (CLA);

  • 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;

  • Provide guidance to the MEL team to support dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, Government of the Republic of Tanzania counterparts and other key stakeholders.

Recommended:

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field required.

  • 8+ years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and research efforts, with at least three years experience in a management position.

  • Experience leading MEL approaches within USG-funded projects, particularly maternal, newborn, and child health programs.

  • 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

  • Strong background or formal training in evaluating international development programs such as but not limited to, Family Planning and Reproductive Health and/or Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.

  • Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings.

  • 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 and Swahili.

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

  • Experience using with databases including DHIS2, electronic data collection tools (DHIS2 Tracker, CommCare, SurveyCTO) .

  • Skills in data visualization and software (DHIS2, Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) .

  • Strong skills using MS Excel Word, PowerPoint, and at least one data management software program (SAS,SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas)

How to Apply:

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date:  December 21, 2020.

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.

Recommended:

 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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

The deadline for submitting the application is 21 December 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Contracts Manager for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania focused on improving reproductive, maternal, new-born, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services (C3HP RMNCAH project).

Position Description:

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for overall oversight of contract portfolio management within the C3HP RMNCAH project- including negotiating the terms and conditions of contracts, coordinating assessments of potential grantees, adherence of procedures for efficient award and sub award management while ensuring the timely delivery of quality deliverables committed in the program. S/he will further be responsible for Regional Contracts Officers in the respective regions whereby through them will monitor the results of the performance of grantees, and proper compliance with donor regulations in order to ensure that C3HP RMNCAH project financing is channeled to achieve maximum impact.

Recommended:

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Position Responsibilities:

The Contracts Manager will implement the following tasks:

  • Manage the administrative processes for contract administration within the project from pre-award to contract close-out with a purpose of achieving successful and compliant contract performance.

  • Ensure timely and proper close out of contracts

  • Analyze solicitations, review and negotiate critical award terms and conditions

  • Ensure consistent, coherent, clear support to sub grantees including capacity building to ensure their technical growth in the area of contracts administration.

  • Assist grantees with proposal budgets, as needed;

  • Analyze, verify and review grantee budgets to ensure donor compliance and reasonableness

  • Monitor grantee spending and reporting including implementing spot checking of grantees;

  • Review contract before submission for approval. Such will include contract add-ons, budget realignments, cost extensions, and other transactions requiring donor approval such as sub awards, waivers, etc

  • Ensure proper documentation of all correspondence with sub grantees, especially contractually, programmatic and financial changes

  • Identify significant risks and recommend plan for mitigation including justification of working at risk.

  • Help to ensure that all respective Regional Contracts Officers have a common understanding of the goals and objectives of the Project, and of their roles within the Project.

  • Provide guidance to respective Regional Contracts Officers to ensure the efficient disbursement of grant proceeds based upon results.

  • Coordinate and liaise with Regional Contracts team to obtain weekly updates information in time.

  • Prepare quarterly work plan and help guiding the respective regional Contracts officers on the development of quarterly work plans – this should describe activities planned for the quarter including any planned trips.

  • Develop and produce various management reports such as quarterly sub-award reports, quarterly new award reports etc.

  • Collaborate with operations staff and other enterprise services staff to monitor prime contract and subcontract performance.

  • Provide regular guidance and support to other team members in standardized procedures and help to develop their capacity to deliver to consistently high standards.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of USAID rules and regulations; and always ensure implementation.

  • Communicate challenges to Program Director to ensure effective program implementation

Recommended:

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Public Administration, Legal Studies or a related field with 5-7 years’ experience with concepts, practices and procedures of contract/operations and documentation management; OR Bachelor’s Degree in similar field with 7-9 yrs related experience.

  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in Contracts Management or project management preferably in the health, social or finance sector.

  • Demonstrated experience with organizational and project management procedures.

  • Excellent analytical, financial management and evaluation skills.

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills applied for problem solving.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of management information systems, tools, processes and the associated computer software

  • Experience with USAID rules and regulations will be an advantage

  • Good interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.

  • A team player with excellent planning and organization skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment to accomplishing high quality deliverables on schedule

  • Resolves issues and navigates obstacles to deliver work products in a timely manner

  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to work on short deadlines and multi-task

Recommended:

How to Apply:

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date:  December 21, 2020.

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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

The deadline for submitting the application is 21 December 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

 Health Informatics Advisor (C3HP RMNCAH project).

Background:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Health Informatics Advisor for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services.  The Health Informatics Advisor will be a key MEL team member, build the program  data management systems for results and reporting, as well as being an active participant in national and subnational efforts to improve health information systems and interoperability in Tanzania in collaboration with government agencies.  The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the MEL Director.

Recommended:

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job summary / Responsibilities:

Under guidance of the MEL leadership, the Health Informatics Advisor will be responsible for the creation and smooth operation of internal systems to monitor and report on program results; ensure project data are entered, cleaned and available in the necessary specifications; work with national and sub-national government agencies to build and strengthen systems for improved maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition; regularly cross-check program results with data from national systems; participate in national discussions on indicator selection; and provide technical assistance to enhance interoperability and integration between health information systems related to maternal, newborn and child health to optimize data access and use for decision-making. She/he must understand the complex environment of health information systems in Tanzania and work with technical staff from program, government and health services to propose workable solutions which will result in meaningful improvements to maternal, newborn and child health.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Build the program’s data management and reporting systems, using existing platforms for sustainability

  • Ensure functional systems leading to timely and accurate reporting of program results

  • Directly or indirectly supervise team associated with data entry, cleaning, management and reporting

  • Participate in national working groups and otherwise represent the program’s goal to improve maternal, newborn and child health in national discussions around health information systems

  • At regional or district level, provide support to roll out of health information systems to improve quality of health care and data use

  • Work jointly with technical, government and health services staff to identify best practices for informatics to improve maternal, newborn and child health

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field required.

  • 5+ years’ experience managing reporting systems and working with health information systems

  • Certification and demonstrated skills in programming (C++, Java, Python, SQL) and GIS mapping (ArcView GIS)

  • Extensive experience with DHIS2 and EMR systems

  • Experience with data visualization software (PowerBI, Tableau, Domo)

  • Ability to translate data from routine data systems into understandable lessons learned and action priorities for programmatic and other technical staff

  • Experience developing and field-testing data collection instruments for monitoring, evaluation and research; data collection planning and implementation (routine or survey)

  • Experience working with MEL and technical teams within USG-funded projects, particularly maternal, newborn, child health programs.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel and stakeholders.

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

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

  • Strong skills using MS Excel Word, PowerPoint, and at least one data management software program (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas).

How to Apply:

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date:  December 21, 2020.

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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

The deadline for submitting the application is 21 December 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:  

Maternal Health Advisor (C3HP RMNCAH project).

Background:

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Maternal Health Advisor for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services.  The Maternal Health Advisor will assist the Technical Director in ensuring the overall success of the project and will be responsible for managing the technical direction and implementation of maternal health-related facility and community-based programming. S/he will ensure high quality of technical assistance to government partners, with reference and incorporation of international guidelines and best practices. The position will be based in Tanzania and will report to the Technical Director.

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job summary / Responsibilities:

The Maternal Health Advisor will be an FHI 360 employee reporting to the Technical Director. The Maternal Health Advisor will assist with coordination, refinement, and implementation of facility-based obstetric and postpartum care service improvement activities with government and affiliated partners; monitor quality of supportive supervision and mentorship; and providing focused technical assistance as needed to government and community partner teams.

Recommended:

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assisting in the assessment of inpatient and out-patient maternal health service provision quality and gap analysis in conjunction with MoH, PO-RALG and consortium partners.

  • Designing or refining maternal health quality improvement and technical assistance activities and providing ongoing technical support in collaboration with government partners.

  • Providing technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, strategies for technical assistance and mentorship, materials, reports, and intervention for improved maternal health service provision, access, and demand.

  • Working closely with assigned team to ensure activities and mentorship are implemented according to standard operating procedures and national guidelines for practice and quality.

  • Routinely assessing changes in international guidelines and best practices and providing input on these changes to assist with government partner policy, strategy, and guideline revisions.

  • Assisting with the implementation of the project by monitoring and documenting technical assistance and mentorship approaches, processes, and outcomes.

  • Monitoring and maintaining protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training and monitoring materials and reports.

  • Preparing reports and papers summarizing project results, assists with publications, web pages and presentation development, technical briefs, or other necessary documents to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures related to maternal health programming.

  • Willingness to travel to national regions for technical assistance provision and quality assurance.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health, public health or related field; medical training as a midwife or doctor preferred.

  • 8+ years of technical assistance experience in health, particularly in the maternal and reproductive health and well woman’s care areas.

  • Proficiency with database management software, Microsoft Office Suite, and on-line search tools required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Swahili and English.

  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas, particularly regarding spousal consent issues and patient autonomy.

  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with stakeholders.

  • Prior work experience in a similar position within a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and strong ability to manage and meet multiple tasks.

  • Substantial experience of developing working relations with government stakeholders; clinical skill training and capacity development experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for reproductive health activities/ projects highly desired.

  • Qualified female candidates particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date:  December 21, 2020.

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.

Recommended:

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.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.

The deadline for submitting the application is 21 December 2020

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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