15 Job Opportunities at Abt Associates Tanzania



Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance pro­grams and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified can­didates for the anticipated USAID Comprehensive Client Centered Health Program for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health in Tanzania, or the Tanzania C3HP RMNCAH Activity, which seeks to increase the demand for and use of quality integrated RMNCAH ser­vices in target regions, particularly women of reproductive age, youth and children, by improving access to quality RMNCAH services in both facili­ties and the surrounding communities, promoting positive health-seeking behaviors among Tanzania’s population, and enhancing the overall policy environment for RMNCAH service delivery.


The following below are ABT Associates Job Vacancies November, 2020...

All positions will be based in Dar es Salaam and are contingent upon proj­ect award to Abt Associates.

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
The DCOP, under the supervision of the Chief of Party, assists in developing and implementing innovative ap­proaches to strengthening the capacity of Tanzanian institutions and com­munities to deliver quality, integrated health services. Candidates must have a Master’s degree with at least 12 years of relevant experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 16 years of relevant experience, including serving in a senior technical position for public health and/or international devel­opment project. Must possess technical expertise in FP/RH and MNCH and have demonstrated leadership experience supporting technical strat­egy for an international donor-funded health service delivery program.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director – Under the su­pervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the MEL Director is responsible for designing the project’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning agenda and creating systems to measure and document program process, output and impact data results by routinely and systematically collecting, analyzing and presenting program data for project staff, partners and donors. Can­didates must have a Master’s degree and at least 12 years’ experience in statistics, M&E, or a related field, or a Bachelor’s degree and 16 years of relevant experience. At least five years of professional experience support­ing MEL activities on international donor-funded programs. USAID MEL experience required. Experience conducting research and evaluation in HIV/AIDS, malaria, FP/RH, MNCH, WASH or nutrition is desired.

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Senior Technical and Administrative Specialists 10 Posts – In addition to the in­dividual positions above, Abt is looking to fill several senior technical and administrative positions. These positions will be providing technical guid­ance and administrative management for a range of activities within the project. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 10 years working on these issues for USAID or other international organizations in Tanzania.

Chief of Party (COP) -The COP’s primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership and technical direction of the entire project activity, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the project’s scope of work. Candidates must have a Master’s degree with at least 15 years of senior-level international project management experience in designing, implementing and managing large, complex health systems strengthen­ing and service delivery programs in developing countries. Experience working in Tanzania required.

Finance and Administration (F&A) Director – The Finance and Adminis­tration (F&A) Director, under the supervision of the Chief of Party, will have primary responsibility for financial, accounting, contract and compliance management for the project. S/he will provide supervision and oversight of the program’s finance, administrative and human resources support staff, and establish the Activity’s financial systems and procedures required to ensure compliance with USAID regulations and local labor laws. Can­didates must have a Master’s degree in finance, business, accounting, or other relevant field, and at least 12 years of experience managing project finance and administration for international development programs, or Bachelor’s degree and 16 years of relevant experience. Expertise in US­AID contract and compliance regulations required.

Method of Application
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to TanzaniaJobs@abtassoc.com Please include the position title and “Tanzania RMNCHA” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is December 31st,2020. Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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