Senior Technical Advisor, MEASURE, Tanzania

Futures Group is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for a large health monitoring and evaluation project based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Advisor will essentially serve in a “Chief of Party” role and be responsible for meeting the project’s technical objectives, managing financial resources, program staff, partnering agreements, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners and managing donor reporting and ensuring a high-quality delivery of services.
Key Responsibilities
•Provide overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for large-scale project activities.
•Manages a core staff of technical and administrative program professionals and work with the US-based country management support team to ensure responsive and efficient project operations.
•Coordinate US-based technical assistance as required.
•Ensure that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to.
•Serve as the primary liaison with the client, other donors, partners, and stakeholders.
•Provide technical leadership to USG partners in M&E including Data Demand and Use, Rapid Assessments and development of M&E systems, including facilitating workshops.
•Provide technical leadership to government organizations, including the Department of Social Welfare Mainland and Zanzibar on developing their National M&E Systems
•Work with partners to develop, pilot and implement new tools and approaches for collecting and using information
•Post-graduate education in public health, program evaluation or similar field.
•Minimum of 10 years of field experience, including 5 years directly managing professional and support staff.
•Experience in monitoring and evaluating HIV programs; program management, capacity building and/or service delivery experience a plus.
•Resident field experience in a developing country, preferably in Africa, a plus.
•Experience with USAID reporting and financial requirements; experience in developing and managing large, multi-year budgets.
•Team player, commitment to building local capacity and with tact and diplomacy to engage a wide range of sometimes challenging counterparts.
•Fluent English reading and writing; Kiswahili language capability a plus.
•Enthusiasm and vision; willing to spend extended periods outside capital city and in rural areas.
Physical Demands:
• Regularly required to stand or sit, and move about the facility
Work Environment:
• Usual office working conditions free of disagreeable elements
How to apply:
All applications for this position should be submitted online at via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Regional Representative East-Africa
Vredeseilanden wants to contribute to viable livelihoods of organized family farmers in South and North. We believe that family farmers can feed the world and work themselves out of poverty, while respecting the boundaries of the planet. Vredeseilanden supports family farmers in gaining a decent income from sustainable agriculture. We do so by supporting them to improve their position in the whole agricultural value chain, from production to consumption. Therefore, Vredeseilanden facilitates multi-stakeholder dialogues with value chain actors, private sector and governments. We use evidence from the value chain interventions to reach agenda’s for structural change.
In 2014, Vredeseilanden starts its new 6-year strategic program. In East-Africa, we are focussing more on up-scaling the regional program and we are moving the regional office from Kampala, Uganda to Arusha, Tanzania to be more strategically located in the region. Therefore, we will be phasing out the current structure in Kampala and starting up a new structure in Arusha. The Regional Representative will play a leading role in this process.
We are recruiting for the office in Arusha, Tanzania a:
Regional Representative (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya) Based in Arusha, Tanzania
Objective of the position: Develop, lead and manage the regional VECO program in East-Africa taking into account the regional context so as to achieve maximum and sustainable increase in income and food sovereignty of organized family farmers. Veco East-Africa is active in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, with its regional office based in Arusha, Tanzania.
Responsibilities: - End responsibility for the implementation, leadership and manage a regional program in line with the global VE policies, strategies and guidelines, taking into account the regional context - End responsibility for the development of specific policies for the regional program (financial, HR, programmatic) in line with VE global policies, and taking into account the regional context and legal framework - Ensure the development of value chains as strategy to increase the income of organized family farmers - Facilitate the dialogue with relevant partners such as farmer organisations, the government, the private sector - End responsibility for securing adequate resources (human and financial) for the specific program in the region - End responsibility for the financial management of the program - Ensure the successful functioning of the antenna’s in the region - Represent Vredeseilanden in the region and ensure the liaison between the region and Vredeseilanden in Belgium and its key stakeholders (volunteers and donors!) - Participate in the development of the global policies of Vredeseilanden, in particular in relation to the own regional context. - Manage the regional program’s Human Resources, and ensure the management of the regional programme’s administration and ICT - Lead the continuous development of the program’s strategies and policies, ensuring the active participation in this of the program’s staff, partners and key stakeholders - Ensure VECO East-Africa is integrated into the relevant local and regional networks and ensure that VECO operates not in (splendid) isolation. - Ensure the regular and systematic assessment of the program’s performance, program adjustment as needed, and the program’s participation in the Measuring, Learning and Communicating//monitoring and learning-system system of Vredeseilanden globally
Profile - Masters degree or equivalent in (Sustainable) agriculture, (Development) economics or Development studies or equivalent by experience - Very good knowledge of English as working language of the global organisation. Good Knowledge of the language(s) in the region is an asset. - Background in international Development Cooperation, in particular regarding family farming - minimum 3 years in management position - minimum 3 years of living and working in a developing country - Has a global vision and a broad interest, is able to see problems from different angles and seek solutions with experts - Has change management skills to accompany the phasing out of the existing structure and the starting up of a new structure - Has the capacity to develop, in a strategic manner, a regional program - strong leadership - can manage, coach and motivate a multicultural team - Knows key concepts and methods in HRM and financial management - Has a strong affinity with Vredeseilanden's mission and values
How to apply:
Send your application with CV and motivation letter to Vredeseilanden, Blijde Inkomststraat 50, B-3000 Leuven, or mail it to before May 12 2013. Tel. ++32/16/31.65.80 - Fax. ++32/16/31.65.81
Please mention the recruitment channel as a reference in your application letter.
Start contract: July 2013 Date for the first round of interviews: May 16 2013
Institutional Capacity Building Specialist, Tanzania
We are seeking a short-term Institutional Capacity Building Specialist for the ongoing $30 million NAFAKA project in Tanzania. The USAID-funded project focuses on sustainably reducing poverty and hunger by improving the productivity and competitiveness of value chains that offer income opportunities for rural households.
Local implementing partners have, to date, received capacity building trainings on a regular basis from NAFAKA on financial and administrative management. The Institutional Capacity Building Specialist will develop capacity building action plans with the project’s local partners. Based on the plans, ACDI/VOCA will provide tailored training to partner organization staff through training workshops and on-site technical assistance. This assignment is expected to take place May – July 2013 in Dar-es-Salaam (two weeks) and Morogoro City (two weeks).
• Work with the NAFAKA team to catalog capacity building activities to date • Develop a template for the Capacity Building Action Plans (CBAPs) • Work with the organizations to fill out the “Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool” (OCAT); this tool assesses legal structure, financial management and internal control systems, procurement systems, human resources, performance management and organizational sustainability indicators • Using the OCAT, identify areas for organizational strengthening with the local partner; the OCAT will provide a baseline for tracking progress throughout the project • Provide guidance to the organizations on developing CBAPs to be used through the life of the project
• Work with organizations to identify specific follow-up assignments for internal/external resources, design SOWs for the assignments and develop a realistic timeline/work plan for the activities
• B.A. or B.Sc. in a relevant area; advanced degree preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID Forward and use of USAID’s OCA tools. • Fluency in written and spoken English
How to apply:
Please apply online at No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE.
Education Consultant in Tanzania
MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders. We are seeking to recruit an education consultant to provide periodic short term assistance in Tanzania. The consultant will be part of a team conducting an impact evaluation of an education programme being delivered in selected district councils in Tanzania that aims to identify a replicable and affordable approach to improving quality of primary education that can be rolled out nationally in Tanzania. Consultants should have: • An advanced degree in education/ educational planning and administration / educational policy development • Knowledge of and experience in working in the Tanzanian education sector • Experience in carrying out process and quantitative evaluations
How to apply:
Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position. Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Applications should be emailed to by Friday, 3 May 2013.
Education Specialists in Tanzania
MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialized in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other development stakeholders. We are seeking to recruit education specialists to provide periodic short term assistance in Tanzania. The consultants will be part of a team conducting an impact evaluation of an education programme being delivered in selected district councils in Tanzania, that aims to identify a replicable and affordable approach to improving quality of primary education that can be rolled out nationally in Tanzania. Consultants should have: • An advanced degree in education/ educational planning and administration / educational policy development • At least 5 years relevant experience • Knowledge of and experience in working in the Tanzanian education sector • Experience in carrying out process and/or quantitative evaluations
How to apply:
Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV together with a covering letter explaining how you are suited for the position. Documents must include a daytime telephone contact and three referees (with telephone and email contacts). Applications should be emailed to by 5 May 2013
Program Development Director
Your opportunity to lead program development and grants efforts to be part of a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of children living in poverty. World Vision (WV) is a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.
The Program Development Director will provide overall leadership to the programme development division mandated to a) raise WV Tanzania’s (WVT’s) grants portfolio, b) enhance WVT’s visibility and engagement with strategic stakeholders and c) strengthen grant compliance within the organization.
We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children.
• Enhance WVT’s visibility and engagement with strategic stakeholders
• Raise WVT’s Grant Portfolio 50% of its overall funding
• In close collaboration with Integrated Programmes Ministry, ensure effective launching of new grants and a smooth transitioning process from grant acquisition to implementation.
• Provide inspiration and leadership to the Programme Development team to work as a united, motivated team to achieve excellence in all of its objectives.
• Ensures quality and timely preparation and submission of divisional strategic plan, annual operations plan and budgets.
• Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognised University with a minimum of 10 years of experience in programming (designing, implementing, evaluating and monitoring) of integrated development, relief and/or advocacy of donor funded projects and at least 7 years of experience at managerial level in an international NGO.
• Multiple skills and working experience in relief and/or advocacy with International NGO.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.
• Demonstrate leadership and team building ability.
• Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
Could you fulfil this vital, challenging and rewarding role and be part of this life-enriching experience?
How to apply:
For specific details regarding the position, please refer to the full description and apply online by the closing date. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.
Chief of Party, Anti-Corruption Project, Tanzania
Proposal Summary:
This forthcoming USAID/Tanzania project will be focused on strengthening civil society to monitor, lobby and advocate for greater accountability and on strengthening the capacity of the government’s accountability institutions.
Position Summary:
The chief of party will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the project and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to USAID.
• Manage, provide technical advice, and monitor all program components and assure that the overall program is meeting proposed objectives and targets.
• Provide senior technical assistance to the government’s anti-corruption and other accountability agencies, and to civil society groups to strengthen their institutional capabilities and coordination with other Tanzanian government and nongovernmental organizations that have responsibilities for anti-corruption functions.
• Serve as the senior anti-corruption specialist for the project and as the principal liaison with Tanzanian counterparts in government, at USAID, and with US government representatives in Tanzania.
• Supervise and coordinate the work of local program staff: conduct regular staff meetings to discuss project status, facilitate sharing of information among staff members, provide guidance to direct staff members’ activities, monitor performance and conduct annual performance evaluation, authorize business trips, review and sign off on timesheets and leave requests.
• Supervise and coordinate the work of subcontractors, consultants and grantees: review work plans, monthly and quarterly status and annual reports, financial reports, and deliverables.
• Supervise and monitor Grants Program: participate in proposal evaluation process and provide comments, review reports and deliverables, conduct meetings with grantees to discuss project implementation status, attend some activities conducted by grantees.
• Contribute to preparing work plans, monitoring and evaluations plans, and submit them to USAID after MSI/US approval. Prepare and submit reports and other administrative information as required to USAID, ensuring compliance with USAID reporting requirements on progress related to the program’s results package.
• Provide primary interface for the project with USAID, USG partners in country, and other donors. Coordinate program activities with other donor programs.
• Consult with MSI/US on making decisions related to program activities, contractors, local staff, USAID, other donor organizations, etc.
• Report to MSI/US on major technical, managerial and financial issues related to the project.
• Maintain daily communication with the Technical Director at MSI/US to report and consult on all issues related to the program implementation. All deliverables and major decisions on the program are subject to approval by MSI/US.
• S/he must have a master’s degree, in management, international development or related field.
• S/he must have a minimum of 10 years professional experience in development, with 5 years in a developing country and 5 to 7 years of management experience.
• S/he must have demonstrated capabilities in institutional capacity development, high-level strategic visioning and leadership and experience in working effectively with local civil society organizations and other development partners.
• Experience of local government or decentralized governance is desirable or at the minimum an appreciation of the machinery of government in terms of how government operates.
• S/he must have proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized donor-supported programs, with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision and budgeting, and preferably must have experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions.
• Experience in managing programs is required.
• S/he must have strong communication skills, including interpersonal and in written and oral English, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders.
• S/he must have the proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
• S/he must have excellent contacts with local civil society organizations and their networks or coalitions.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
To apply, please visit our website:
How to apply:
Communications Manager
The organization:
APOPO is an award-winning social enterprise that researches, develops and implements detection rats technology for humanitarian purposes such as Mine Action and Tuberculosis detection. APOPO is a registered Belgian NGO, with headquarters in Tanzania and operations in Mozambique, Thailand, Angola and Cambodia.
Job and personal requisites:
We are looking for an energetic, creative and self-motivated communications professional to work in our communications department at our headquarters in Morogoro, Tanzania. The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of a wide variety of non-profit communications for APOPO, in line with the strategic goals of APOPO. The Communications Manager will collaborate closely with the Fundraising Manager, and is assisted by the Communications Coordinator.
We train rats to save lives. It is a compelling story and we are seeking a Communications Manager who can make the most of it. Through the use of a wide set of communications tools, hard work, and a lot of fun, we aim to take the APOPO HeroRats global.
The job profile includes a variety of projects including but not limited to: driving media relations, managing donor relations, creating multimedia content, website development and maintenance, social media, overseeing the newsletters, assisting with fundraising campaigns, and internal communications.
The ideal candidate will commit to this position for three years.
Role Purpose:
  1. To drive media exposure through proactive media campaigns and outreach;
  2. To create compelling content including videos, stories, reports, and images;
  3. To help drive public fundraising for HeroRATs through social media and other platforms;
  4. To manage and further develop APOPO and HeroRAT communications;
  5. To assist in the internal communication of APOPO.
Education requirement:
BA or MA in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or relevant field
Experience requirement:
  • >5 years communications or public relations experience
  • Experience in donor relations and fundraising
  • Experience in media relations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Writing, editing, and proof-reading skills
  • Technical skills in video production and photography
  • Experience in website management
  • Native-level English fluency
  • Prior experience living and working in a developing country
  • Multilingual
Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:
1) To ensure the communications strategy is in line with the strategic goals of APOPO.
  • Maintain and further develop the messaging framework for APOPO to ensure consistency in communication, for discussion with the management team; monitor and ensure the final framework is implemented by all APOPO staff.
  • Advise and provide input with regards to the requirements for the website and online communications;
  • Monitor the relevant key indicators on the dashboard on a monthly basis, analyze and adapt according to the conclusions.
2) To connect the general public with APOPO’s work through the management and development of APOPO and HeroRAT communications.
  • Manage the APOPO website and translations to ensure online communications are accurate, up-to-date, reflecting APOPO’s messaging framework, meeting the needs of its various audience members, and drawing new support.
  • Create high-quality and compelling videos and images to drive engagements and fundraising
  • Ensure APOPO has an up to date stock of multimedia content
  • Develop APOPO and HeroRAT communications materials and outreach campaigns to help drive further public support for APOPO’s work.
  • Create a strategy for APOPO’s involvement in social media & networking platforms, implement, review and adjust as necessary on a quarterly basis.
3) To manage APOPO’s communications department.
  • Collaborate with and coach the Communications Coordinator.
  • Identify, train and manage external volunteers when needed.
  • Liaise closely with the Belgium office to provide communications support
  • Manage relationships and campaign development with external service providers (pro-bono or paid consultants).
  • Ensure financial transparency is communicated to donors.
  • Review the policy for Morogoro tours and visits
4) To manage APOPO’s relationships with donors of the HeroRAT program. - Oversee the production and distribution of the HeroRAT e-newsletter, seeking feedback and approval from members of the management team. - Manage the development and updates of the website. - Oversee material distribution and regular communication with donors. - Manage donor data collection and reporting through the database. - Track donor trends, research and stay abreast of latest best practices in industry, and integrate into donor outreach communications. - Assist the Fundraising Manager in the development of the fundraising strategy, fundraising campaigns, events, and materials
5) Manage media relations for APOPO and the HeroRATs.
  • Create a proactive approach for media opportunities (both small and large-scale), implement and review on a quarterly basis.
  • Monitor media interest and coordinate all media relations, being the main point of contact between the media and APOPO.
  • Evaluate media opportunities and compare to media strategy; accept or decline opportunities based on estimated return to APOPO.
  • Develop and distribute Press Releases around major APOPO events or milestones.
  • Maintain pending media engagements calendar, and keep calendar up-to-date with confirmed media visits and documentary / article releases.
  • Manage media visits in Tanzania together with the Communications Coordinator.
  • Coordinate media visits to other country programs (e.g. Mozambique), together with the relevant Program Manager, ensuring they have all the necessary information required to manage the visit.
6) Be an active member of the management team.
  • Provide input and prepare materials for the strategic planning workshop on communications
  • Provide quarterly updates for Board meetings
  • Update the KPI’s on a monthly basis in smartsheet (cloud-based database)
  • Participate in management meetings and report on the progress of the Communications Department, media campaigns, or funding opportunities relevant to APOPO.
  • Participate in capacity building activities with local staff as requested.
  • Provide regular input to help improve internal communications within APOPO.
Salary and Benefits:
We offer a very competitive salary that depends on experience, health insurance, one round-trip holiday air-ticket per year, arrival and departure air-ticket, accommodation, vehicle, Tanzania resident permit and a relocation allowance, if needed.
Projected Start Date: June 2013
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a CV and rank their experience using the following form on APOPO's career portal:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 6 May 2013.
Only shortlisted applications will be invited to interview.
Partnerships and Fundraising Manager - Tanzania
Restless Development is the global leader in youth-led development – demonstrating at the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role. Go to
Partnerships and Fundraising Manager We are now looking for a highly talented individual who will lead on developing relationships with bi-laterals, multilaterals, foundations and the private sector to secure multi-year investment to ensure we deliver on our national strategy and to seek opportunities which support business development such as new technologies to support programme excellence.
Working closely with the Country Director, the new Partnerships and Fundraising Manager will pro-actively cultivate existing and new relationships with strategic donors and partners, ensuring we are guided by clear partnership plans, focusing on core investment which will ensure full delivery against our national strategy. In addition, you will demonstrate a natural flair for relationship building with high-level partners, providing exemplary management and exceptional stewardship at all times.
You will also work closely with the Senior Manager to enhance internal performance on programme development for fundraising, and grant management to ensure we report and manage our grants in line with donor terms and conditions. Through your excellent inter-personal skills, you will strengthen the culture of fundraising and partnerships across Restless Development Tanzania; training, coaching and nurturing staff members, some of whom will be young and inexperienced in this area.
You will be a committed, target-driven and talented individual who will be part of our Management Committee, and will proactively engage in supporting leadership of the organisation. Within this body you will provide technical advice and oversight of partnerships and fundraising work, in collaboration with the Country Director. The Management Committee will work closely with you to ensure they and their teams meet all key performance objectives in relation to managing and building partnerships.
How to apply:
How to Apply: Please submit a completed application by the closing date (CVs not accepted) You can obtain the application in: Closing date: Sunday 5 May 2013
Country Director, Tanzania
PCI began operations in Tanzania in 2008. In cooperation with its local partners, PCI implemented a comprehensive and sustainable water and sanitation and hygiene education program in the northern region of the country. The program directly impacted over 30,000 people in vulnerable communities of Manyara’s Babati District through the construction and/or rehabilitation of water points; construction of latrines; improvement of hygiene and sanitation practices; and empowerment of the target communities, in particular women. In 2010, in partnership with the Tanzanian government and local communities, PCI initiated a USDA-funded, three-year school feeding (Food for Education) program aimed at increasing enrollment and attendance of pre- and primary school children through the provision of school-based meals; improving healthy learning environments; and improving quality learning environments. The project is benefitting nearly 75,000 children and teachers as well as reaching 169,000 community members in the districts of Musoma Rural and Bunda located in Mara Region, which suffers from some of the highest levels of chronic poverty, persistent drought and food insecurity in the country. USDA recently awarded PCI a three-year follow on Food for Education program that will further expand PCI’s impact.
In partnership with Kansas State University (Prime), PCI will also implement a research program to test the nutritional efficacy and consumer acceptance of novel, high-protein micronutrient fortified blended foods that can be used for nutritional programs in Tanzania among children 6-59 months of age. If acceptable, the products could diversify the bouquet of processed food aid commodities and lead to greater demand for drought resistant/tolerant sorghum, soybean, and cowpea crops in Africa, and help reduce the dependence on corn that is protein deficient and vulnerable to drought.
The Country Director will serve as the Chief Representative and Fiduciary Officer for PCI Tanzania. S/he will be responsible for the effective management and development of the PCI Tanzania country program in line with PCI’s Strategic Plan, policies and procedures. S/he will lead the organization’s integrated development program portfolio which includes education, food security and food aid, HIV/AIDS prevention, maternal and child health and nutrition, women’s economic empowerment, water and sanitation, and research. Programs in development include capacity strengthening of local NGOs, sexual and reproductive health for adolescents, child rights and agriculture.
The leadership responsibilities of the position include ensuring quality program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; overall financial management and operations; new program development; human resource management; and representation and liaison with relevant Government of Tanzania ministries, donors, partners, and other national and international agencies and stakeholders.
Duties & Key Responsibilities:
Program Management and Implementation: • Ensure optimal quality of PCI Tanzania’s programs, in line with PCI’s Gold Standards for Program Quality • Ensure effective implementation of programs in line with program objectives, monitoring & evaluation plans, budgets, detailed implementation plans, and timely reporting. • Continually improve program quality through effective monitoring and evaluation systems and the integration of best practices and lessons learned • Provide and/or coordinate effective technical support to programs • Ensure effective management of food commodities • Monitor program quality and implementation through supportive supervision and field visits
Financial Management & Administration: • Ensure the financial stability and effective financial management of PCI Tanzania • Ensure effective financial management systems, processes and internal controls, in compliance PCI’s Gold Standards for Financial Management, Finance Accounting Manual, and local law • Ensure effective administration systems and procedures to maintain efficient and transparent operations • Prepare annual budget for PCI Tanzania and supervise effective execution of the budget • Ensure compliance with donor and PCI rules and regulations for PCI’s cooperative agreements/grants in Tanzania   Human Resource Management: • Ensure effective HR systems, structures, and policies are in place to ensure qualified and competent staff is recruited, on-boarded, trained, developed, and compensated for their roles, in line with PCI’s Gold Standards for HR. • Direct the recruitment and effective onboarding of employees, consultants, and volunteers for PCI Tanzania • Ensure consistent and effective implementation of PCI Tanzania’s Human Resource Manual for National Staff, and review and update annually. • Build capacity of an effective Management Team to promote participatory decision making and accountability • Ensure staff morale and engagement, and demonstrate effective supportive supervision and leadership • Ensure compliance with all local Tanzanian laws and regulations governing INGOs, employment law and taxation
Resource and Program Development: • Lead efforts for program development and secure funding for new and existing programs in Tanzania • Develop key relationships and partnerships among potential donors, partners, and stakeholders • Position and promote PCI Tanzania as a high performing international health, development and relief organization • In coordination with PCI’s new business development unit (NBDU) develop in-country fundraising strategies, new program initiatives and preparation of proposals
Organizational Leadership: • Provide effective leadership of the PCI Tanzania team • Fully participate as an organizational leader, locally and globally, serving as a member of PCI’s Global Leadership Team • Actively participate in the execution of PCI’s Strategic Plan • Represent PCI to the Government of Tanzania, donors, media, and other appropriate bodies
Other Responsibilities: • Represent PCI in negotiations and coordination with Government of Tanzania • Represent PCI in negotiations and coordination with the various departments and agencies of the U.S. Government and other international donor agencies operating in Tanzania • Negotiate and sign agreements as appropriate to PCI projects in Tanzania
Required Qualifications:
• Graduate degree in public health, social science, international development, business or non-profit management or relevant field • 10+ years of professional experience with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role at similar organizational level • 5+ years of professional experience in the management, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of complex community-based health and development programs in developing countries • Experience in food aid and commodity management required • Proven experience in engaging, leading and motivating a diverse team of professionals including local national staff • Excellent people management skills, experience in facilitating cross-functional teamwork, and providing feedback to senior management teams • Excellent financial management and administration skills including internal controls, experience in managing multi-million dollar budgets • Experience in building strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including senior government officials in a developing country setting • Experience developing new sources of funding from a variety of public and private sources • Experience in managing funds from US Government (USAID, USDA preferred) and other international donor agencies • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively within field and head office settings, in a variety of contexts • Strong interpersonal skills including effective conflict management and negotiation • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Kiswahili a plus. • Excellent time management skills to cope with a high pressure environment and broad range of priorities • Excellent computer skills and strong command of MS Office • Willingness to live in Mwanza and make regular visits to program sites and Dar es Salaam • Some international travel required
Success Factors:
The successful Country Director will skillfully represent programmatic priorities of PCI to donors and regional partners while providing effective leadership to the PCI program team. S/he will have high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills, and proven experience with capacity building. S/he will have strong analytical skills and adept at problem solving. S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. The Country Director should have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environment, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority. S/he will demonstrate very strong people management skills, as well as experience with distance management.
How to apply:
Please visit our website at and click on the “Careers” tab to apply for this and our other worldwide opportunities. PCI is an equal opportunity employer.
UNFPA Representative Tanzania, ICS-13 (D-1) - RE-ADVERTISEMENT

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy:
VACANCY NO.: Job ID 2208
CLOSING DATE: 23 April 2013 (5.00 p.m. New York time)
POST TITLE: UNFPA Representative Tanzania
CATEGORY: ICS-13 (equivalent to D-1)
DUTY STATION: Dar-es-Salaam
POST TYPE: Rotational
DURATION: One year (renewable) 1/
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: East and Southern Africa Regional Office
The UNFPA Representative plays the leading role in projecting the priorities and mandate of the organization at the national and/or area level. Through compelling advocacy and thought leadership, the Representative effectively positions UNFPA to be the visible centre of innovation and excellence on issues of population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender, human rights and culture. Placing the ICPD issues at the centre of the overall development agenda, the Representative plays a significant part in ensuring a coordinated and comprehensive engagement across the UN system, with bilateral donors and civil society, with national counterparts and other partners. The Representative provides leadership for the work of UNFPA in the country of assignment and is accountable for the UNFPA Country programme and operations in the country. Key activities include:
• Strategic direction, planning and management • Programme leadership and representation • Programme oversight and coordination • Management of resources
ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING: Under the guidance of the Director of the East and Southern Africa Regional Office, the Representative post is located in Tanzania in a programme country and has overall responsibilities for UNFPA representation, policy, programme, finance, staff and office administration in her/his country of assignment. The country of assignment is categorized as one which is large, or politically sensitive, or a location where UNFPA programme activities are highly visible, or in a contiguous group of countries. The Representative leads and motivates the UNFPA team in the development of innovative, relevant approaches for engagement on issues related to population and development, sexual and reproductive health and gender. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Strategic direction, planning and management
• Lead the positioning of UNFPA on strategic and substantive issues in the country on the basis of global and regional policies and strategies; • Lead and direct the process of scanning the environment on country level issues and analyzing the implications for the work of the Fund and the Country Office; • Identify and promote UNFPA’s comparative substantive role and specific contribution in the national development environment and agenda, and in the changing aid environment; • Provide overall vision, direction and management for the work of UNFPA in the country; • Establish priorities for the work of the Country Office in line with UNFPA priorities and substantive global, regional and country level priorities; • Establish processes to ensure that policies and procedures, programming tools and mechanisms, and sound business practices are incorporated into UNFPA country and regional operations; • Establish processes to ensure that state-of-the-art knowledge incorporated into the UNFPA knowledge sharing mechanism is available for use in country and regional operations; and • Direct the process of establishing, building the capacity of and maintaining partnerships, alliances and networks in the region.
B. Programme leadership and representation
• Act as the principal adviser on country level issues to the Regional Director and senior management of UNFPA; • Act as senior advisor for the promotion of the organization’s capacity for effective delivery, including on the development of regional and global policies, positioning, strategies, and plans; • Provide leadership in the substantive development and execution of the organization’s country level policy dialogue and country programme, assessing and addressing implications of national trends on UNFPA’s work in the country; • Direct the process of developing strategies and plans for the implementation of the Country Programme, including for the delivery of technical assistance for capacity development and for humanitarian and emergency situations, and guide the implementation of these strategies and plans; • Represent UNFPA at the country level and provide its perspective in high level national, UN, and other initiatives and events; • Act as a leading spokesperson within the United Nations Country Team (UNCT), promoting effective coordination on development issues with integration of population and development and sexual and reproductive health issues in the larger development agenda; • Advocate and engage in policy dialogue for concerted action by the international community, the UN and national counterparts on issues related to sexual and reproductive health, population and development, and gender, human rights and culture, and creates awareness of the critical role of ICPD issues in the overall development agenda and the achievement of the MDGs, including in the development of CCA, UNDAF and other national development frameworks; • Actively promote and support participation of civil society and private sector in development process at national and sub-national levels; • Support the Resident Coordinator (RC) system and is an active member of the UNCT promoting inter-agency coordination and consultative processes; • Proactively contribute to and promote the UN reform process within the country UNCT context; and • Initiate opportunities for South to South collaboration, especially for programme and technical support to countries in the region.
C. Programme oversight and coordination
• Oversee implementation of the country programme, ensuring that they reflect country priorities; • Ensure the application of results-based management and quality assurance frameworks and procedures for the work of the Country Office, including in the delivery of technical assistance; • Ensure the application of financial and substantive monitoring processes, and the evaluation of the country programme; • Establish processes for the incorporation of evaluation results in the work of the country office; • Promote and support national execution modalities through appropriate UN, sectoral or direct budget support modalities, based on a risk based approach; • Establish processes to ensure the Country Office complies with Audit recommendations; and • Ensure UNFPA accountability for UNDAF results.
D. Management of resources
• Assume overall accountability for the management and work of the Country Office; • Propose and secure annual allocations for the country programme, and ensure the efficient and effective use of such resources in compliance with UNFPA financial rules, regulations, and procedures; • Direct the formulation and implementation of a resource mobilization strategy for the country, and mobilize, in coordination with IERD and the RO, additional financial resources for the country; • Develop and guide an integrated and systems approach to the work of the Country Office; • Oversee staff accountability, learning and career management within the office; • Supervise the Deputy Representative and other international and national staff, provide them with managerial direction and motivation; • Contribute to the appraisal of RC performance; ensure RC in the country is adequately briefed on UNFPA mandate and organizational strategies and priorities; • Communicate standards of performance, and assign responsibilities for achieving results according to the Country Office OMP and the PAD system; • Uphold standards for the recruitment and selection of the highest quality of staff for the Country Office; • Establish and maintain a harmonious working environment; seek to strengthen team-building by encouraging active participation and interaction at all levels; foster staff motivation, development and empowerment; and lead by example; • Establish a CO security strategy and plan in line with UN procedures and requirements; • Ensure an ethics-based approach to management of all human and financial resources.
Carry out any other duties as may be required by the Regional Director
• Values/Guiding Principles • Performance management • Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment • Working in teams • Communicating information and ideas/Knowledge Sharing • Self-management/Emotional intelligence and Conflict Management/Negotiating and Resolving Disagreements • Analytical and Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation/Commitment to Excellence
• Advocacy/advancing a policy oriented agenda • Results based programme development and management • Leveraging the resources of partners / building strategic alliances and partnerships • Innovation and marketing of new approaches • Job knowledge / technical expertise
• Advanced university degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field. • 15 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public administration and international development of which at least 8 years in the field of population and development at the international level; • Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results; • Strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nation Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations; and, • Field experience is essential. • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender quality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.
We offer an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the position. The package includes a competitive salary plus housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.
1/ No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff Regulation 4.5
How to apply:
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.
Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process. Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
In accordance with the rules of the United Nations, persons applying to posts in the international Professional category, who hold permanent resident status in a country other than their country of nationality, are required to renounce such status upon their appointment. Exceptions to this rule are very limited and can be made only for: (a) stateless persons; (b) newly appointed staff members who have applied for citizenship by naturalization, when such citizenship will be granted imminently; (c) acting staff members in the General Service and related categories with permanent residency status, on promotion to the Professional category; (d) staff members appointed under a temporary appointment. Please understand that UNFPA is not in a position to provide advice on or assistance in applying for any citizenship.
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