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December 03, 2021

A NEW JOB POSITION-Clinical Assistant at Muhimbili University

 


THE MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE  

   JOB VACANCY (1 POST)

The Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) works on three pillars of Teaching, Research and consultation or/and public service. The university provides professional advice and services to the community in order to improve health of the population. The University, through the Institute of Traditional Medicine, has a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) unit that is used for research and development (R&D) as well as incubation of herbal remedies for commercialization. The institute is looking for a qualified candidate to undertake tasks in the GMP unit. 

CLINICAL ASSISTANT (1)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Certificate in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Institution.
  • Working experience in herbal medicines will be an added advantage (3) Must be computer literate

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Provide counseling service to the patients before treatment or administration of herbal medicines.
  • Administer prescribed herbal medicines and observe and document the effectiveness and side effects.
  • Give health education to patients. Maintains and updates inventory of herbal medicine in the dispensing unit.
  • Coordinate and analyze data and information collected in his/hers working area.
  • Performs any other Duties and Responsibilities within the scope of practice as assigned by his head.

Terms of Contract  

  • On contract, Re-newable after two (2) years

Mode of application:

Submit application letter, current resume (CV) and copies of certificates to

Director,

Institute of Traditional Medicine,

Muhimbili university of Health and Allied Sciences

Box 65001

Dar es Salaam

Email: ditm@muhas.ac.tz

Only shortlist will be notified to attend the interview at MUHAS  Application deadline:  16th December, 2021 at 05:00 pm

December 03, 2021

A NEW JOB POSITION -Senior Human Resource Management Officer at University of Iringa

The University of Iringa would like to invite applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the vacant positions listed below:

Position: SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICER (1 Post)

Holder of at least, a Master’s degree in the following field of specialization:- Human Resources Management or Public Administration with a working experience of at least, three years (3). Must be a computer literate.

MODE OF APPLICATION

If you meet the above requirements and wish to join any of the above units, please send your current CV with certified academic certificates and transcripts to the address below. Indicate three reputable names of referees, their contact addresses, e-mail and phone numbers. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Vice Chancellor
University of Iringa
P. O. Box 200 Iringa
Email: uoi@uoi.ac.tz

The deadline for submitting the application is 17 December 2021.

December 03, 2021

NEW JOB POSITION-Medical Doctor (MD) (Al-Hajir Dispensary) at SUMAIT University

 

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

Medical Doctor (MD) at Al-Hajir Dispensary (1 post)

A Doctor, or Physician, is responsible for promoting the health and safety of patients by providing proactive treatment and di­agnoses. Their duties Include speaking with patients to address their health concerns, conducting physical examinations to en­sure patients health and adminlstenng vaccinations for common illnesses or allergies.

Qualifications

A successful Doctor will have qualifications and skills In order to demonstrate ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job effectively and should have the following qualifications:

  • An M.D. from an accredited medical school
  • Should possess current medical license
  • Previous clinical expehence beyond the required resi­dency
  • Board certification in a relevant specialization preferred
  • A detail-oriented and compassionate approach with pa­tients and staff
  • Strong leadership and organization skills
  • A well-developed ability to solve problems on their feet
  • A high degree of physical stamina and dextenty needed to perform various treatments and accurately administer medications

Essential Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities:

The main duties and responsibilities of a Medical Doctor in­clude the following:-

  • Maintain regularly updated patient medical records that document all evaluations, medications, treatments, aller­ test results and other records
  • Evaluate a patient’s symptoms and determine the most appropriate course of treatment to address them
  • Prescribe medications in compliance with medical ethics andstatutes and inform patients of all possible risks, com­plications and Interference with other medications they may be taking
  • Supervise and evaluate Medical Assistants to ensure full compliance with regulations and make sure that the cur­rent care program is as effective as possible
  • Consult patients on topics such as proper nutrition, fit­ness and hygiene to assist them in making informed deci­sions and taking good care of their health

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Deadline

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz.

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

December 03, 2021

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY-Electrical Technician at SUMAIT University

 


The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

Electrical Technician (1 post)

Qualifications

  • Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering/FTC
  • A minimum of four years experience as an electrical tech­nician In an education field or related
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical engineehng designs, installations, maintenance, and
  • Proficiency in electrical design and diagnostic testing
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solv­ing
  • Expehence operating hand and power tools, soldering and fault-testing equipment.
  • Great organizational and time management
  • Willingness to perform electrical maintenance and re­pairs outside of business
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Estate Of­

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assembling, evaluating, testing, and maintaining electri­cal or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, and ap­paratus.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing malfunctioning equip­ment. appliances, and apparatus.
  • Constructing and fabricating parts, using hand tools and
  • Reading and interpreting electrical and electronic circuit blueprints, diagrams, and
  • Advising management on continued use of unsuitable equipment, appliances, and apparatus.
  • Supervising electricians.
  • Ordering of electrical supplies and
  • diverse mix of both hard and soft skills, particularly man­ual labour skills, including (Electrical wiring capabilities to manage problems with the building’s electricity).
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with employees or resi­dents of the building In a pleasant manner
  • Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the University building.

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Deadline

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz.

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

December 03, 2021

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY-Laboratory Technician (4 positions) at SUMAIT University

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

JOB TITTLE: Laboratory Technician (4 positions)

  • Chemistry Lab Technician -1
  • Biology Lab Technician -1
  • Physics Lab Technician -1
  • Computer Lab Technician -1

Qualifications

  • Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Physics. IT/Computer Science, or any closely related field from recognized institutions with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Have required knowledge, expertence, and skills In their related fields for safe equipment testing, element fitting, operating, maintaining and troubleshooting, in the rel­evant
  • Be able to act professionally in all
  • Possess excellent Interpersonal and su­pervisory skills
  • Be analytical, critical, results-ortented, Innovative, vision­ary and a good team player
  • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts If required or necessary

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Laboratory technicians are responsible for:
  • The operations and maintenance works of laboratories.
  • Monitoring and doing the installation process of all equipment, devices, items, chemicals, electronics, and software
  • Equipment and material testing, chemical processes monitoring, and computer troubleshooting to ensure the proper
  • Preparation of Lab components before each expenmen- tatlon work as part of quality
  • Assisting lecturers In their lab works help students do­ing their experiments and solve related Issues during lectures and in the labs.
  • Supervisory roles where they are responsible for manag­ing and training duties as assigned by the lecturers and
  • Doing other lab-related duties that may be assigned by the concerned department or lab lecturer.

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Deadline

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz.

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

December 03, 2021

NEW JOB POSITION-Head of Admission, Registration and Certification at SUMAIT University

 

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

Head of Admission, Registration and Certification (1 Post)

The Admission, Registration and Certification Head will help es­tablish and update procedures and criteria, work with potential students to determine their eligibility, and oversee the admis­sions and registration process, evaluate applications and issues decisions.

Should be committed to promoting the University and attract­ing top talent You should be engaging, highly organized, and analytical with exceptional communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor degree in Education, Information Technology (IT), Computer Computer Engineer­ing, Statistics, Social studies or any other related fields.
  • Extensive experience In education or admissions and
  • Understanding of statistics, admissions requirements and procedures, and financial aid application
  • Ability to analyze and interpret

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Admitting and registering students according to the TCU procedures and University principles.
  • Helping university, and other academic institutions estab­lish, examine, alter, and explain admissions guidelines, processes, and
  • Assisting In the admission, decision making process as student applications are evaluated and accepted or de­
  • Providing students, parents, and guardians with informa­tion regarding admissions requirements and processes, financial aid applications, enrollment issues, or other pro­
  • Reviewing and interpreting student Includ­ing test scores, extracurricular activities, and grades.
  • Communicating changes, statistics, and other informa­tion to the University Vice Chancellor, DVC Academic, and department heads.
  • Preparing all necessary arrangements for registration of students and courses, and monltortng academic load for students In accordance with the instructions, and follow­up add-and-drop processes.
  • Following up on matters related to transfer students from other universities.
  • Preparing lists of expected graduates and checking their academic records and study plans.
  • Preparing statistics and reports needed inside and out­side the University.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constitu­encies in a diverse
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and In writing.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and im­plementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Knowledge of the broad spectrum of available university academic units, curricula,

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Deadline

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz.

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

December 03, 2021

NEW JOB POSITION-Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor (4 positions) at SUMAIT University

 

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor of Clini­cal or Counseling Psychology) (1 Posts)

The Department of Counseling and Psychology at the Univer­sity invites applications for its forthcoming Master of Clinical Psychology Degree programme. The Applicant should be a full­time Senior Lecturer. Associate or full Professor.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent in the same discipline.
  • A PhD is preferred (Clinical or Counselling Psychology considered). A successful candidate must possess expe­rience In college level teaching. All specializations will be considered. Candidates with additional credentials are especially Invited to apply.
  • Meets crltena for tenure at the Associate- or Full- Including scholarly record, teaching effectiveness, and record of service.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching responsibilities should Include under/postgrad- uate and graduate courses In clinical psychology;
  • Maintain an active research program that results in pub­lishing in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining external funding for research
  • Designing/Develop under/post graduate academic pro­grams.
  • Providing counseling sessions as a related service for eligible students.
  • Supervise undergraduate/postgraduate
  • Provide service to the Departments of the University,
  • Supervise practlcum and
  • Should have experience In Counseling/cllnlcal practices.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university.

Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor (Educa­tion Curriculum and Instruction) (1 Post)

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree In Education Curnculum with GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent In the same discipline.
  • A PhD in Education Curriculum Is preferred.
  • Must possess experience in college level teaching. All specializations will be
  • Candidates with additional credentials are encouraged to

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Teach Undergraduate and post graduate students
  • Conduct seminars and Tutorials
  • Do research and publish in the areas of specialization
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university.

Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor (Phys­ics) (1 Posts)

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Physics with GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent in the same discipline.
  • PhD in Physics or its equivalent Is
  • A successful candidate must possess experience In col­lege level
  • All specializations will be
  • Candidates with additional credentials are encouraged to

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Teach Undergraduate and post graduate students
  • Conduct seminars and Tutorials
  • Do research and publish In the areas of specialization
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the University.

Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor (Islamic Shari’ah and Jurisprudence) (1 Post)

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Sharia and Islamic Jurisprudence with GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent in the same
  • PhD in Shariah and Islamic Junsprudence Is
  • A successful candidate must possess experience In col­lege level
  • All specializations will be
  • Candidates with additional credentials are encouraged to
  • Fluency In Arabic and English Language (Writing and Speaking)
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To teach Islamic Culture In English to Undergraduate stu­dents.
  • To conduct seminars and
  • To do research and publish in the areas of specialization

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Deadline

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz.

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

December 03, 2021

A NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY-Sales Support Administrator at Asilia Lodges and Camps ltd

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title:           Sales Support Administrator

Asilia Lodges and Camps ltd is seeking to recruit a well-qualified Tanzanian to fill the position of Sales Support Administrator in Arusha Office. This position is mainly an administrative function within the Sales Department including responsibilities that support the Sales Team. The position is also responsible for coordinating the staff travel function for Tanzania as required, including the consulting and administration associated with this function and he/she will report to the Sales Manager, Arusha.

About Asilia 

Founded in 2004, Asilia has a leading presence in the main safari destinations in Tanzania and Kenya as well as a driving role in several pioneering projects. Asilia’s goal is to turn crucial and fragile natural habitats into lasting conservation economies, benefiting both the environment and local communities. At present the company owns and operates 20 lodges and camps as well as a ground handling operation.  Asilia is the first Sustainable Safari / Lodge Company in Africa to receive a 5 Star rating for Sustainability from GIIRS, was recognized as one of the “Best Companies for the World” in 2013 and was awarded the 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Business Award.

What we believe in

We believe that world class travel can go hand in hand with improving livelihoods and conservation of nature. Our luxury camps and lodges are in some of the most special places on earth. Places we want to safeguard for the future. We strive to transform whole areas, from crucial fragile natural habitats with often impoverished communities into lasting conservation economies: effectively protecting wildlife whilst providing opportunities for local people to prosper. Whichever department you work in your efforts will be crucial in achieving our conservation goal.

Position: Sales Support Administrator

Location : Arusha
Reports to: Sales Manager Arusha


Responsibilities and duties
 

Manage the full administrative function for the Sales Team which includes:

  • Cross checking of bookings in the relevant booking systems including rate checks, logistics, pax numbers, extras charges, booking notes
  • Reconfirmation of all bookings within the specified timeframe  Liaise with the finance team on invoice payments as necessary
  • Liaise with Safari & Camp Operations as necessary
  • Identify problems on a file and immediately notify the Sales Consultant and when applicable the Line manager
  • Any other administrative tasks as may from time to time be directed by the Line Manager
  • Build and maintain good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the smooth running of the administration process
  • Always provide proactive support to colleagues, but especially during peak or leave times
  • Strong support to the team in order to ensure we reach our departmental target
  • Following and adhering to all sales procedures as set out in the operating manuals
  • Attending all training that is offered and proactively growing your knowledge of the company, our products (as well as that of 3rd Party suppliers) and the countries in which we operate
  • Use systems to their maximum potential and play an active role in helping to improve where possible
  • Always look for ways to support and assist the sales team and play an active role in increasing their performance

Fam & PR Trips 

  • Handling site inspections and local agent fam trip requests for the Asilia product with costing and accurate information within the required turnaround time
  • Proactive response to requests including suggestions on itinerary design, routing, logistics, alternatives, upselling, offering additional information as needed
  • Follow booking procedures set out in the operating manuals when booking all properties, vehicles and activities that make up the safari – Fam trip specific policy in place
  • On confirmation complete the safari file with all the information required
  • Manage the day to day running of the trip as far as possible to ensure smooth operations

Staff Travel 

  • Handling personal staff travel arrangements for Tanzania based Asilia staff (bednight policy)
  • Obtaining details– dates of travel, flexibility of dates, arrangements needed, passport/ID copies, budget

Required work practices 

  • Across all interactions, promote the image of the sales team as a best in class externally with our clients and internally with our key stakeholders
  • As a key point of contact and the face of Asilia, upholding and contributing to the reputation of the company as a leading safari operator
  • The Asilia values are company values that play an important role in how we define ourselves and set ourselves apart. We place high value on living these values in every day work practices. These values are genuine, inspired to do good, caring family spirit, teamwork, dedicated to service, consistent quality and going the extra mile
  • When staff events happen within working hours it will be compulsory to attend
  • Attend all Training & Development programs as required

Skills & Experience Required

  • Interest in the safari industry
  • Strong administration and organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, a service delivery mindset and a strong customer service focus
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Proactive mindset and can-do attitude
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a broader team setup
  • Energetic and eager to learn
  • Must be computer literate and able to use email / MS Word / MS Excel

Skills & Experience Advantage

  • Knowledge of the safari industry
  • Knowledge of Sales Systems

Qualifications

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree In Tourism and Hospitality Management, Business Administration or any equivalent fields from a recognized institution
  • A minimum experience of 2 years working in lodges/hotels/camps
  • Good in written and spoken English language

How to apply

Please send your application and resume in one Pdf document not later than   10th December 2021 to jerry@asiliaafrica.com 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Hard copy or Hand delivery will not be considered

December 03, 2021

BETL wishes to hire a full-time Senior Advisor



Terms of Reference: BETL Senior Advisor, Operations
1. About BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited (BETL)
BRAC is one of the largest providers of non-formal education in the world. We have been running
schools in Bangladesh for 30+ years and internationally since 2002. BRAC currently operates a global
pre-primary school program in Bangladesh, Tanzania and Uganda, and we are developing markets for
early childhood development (ECD) for 3-5-year-olds in the same countries through our ‘Play Labs’
project. In Tanzania, this includes the operation of 30 play labs co-located with the Tanzanian
Government and funded through the Yidan Prize.
BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited (BETL) is a registered private company in Tanzania. Working as a
social enterprise, BETL is currently piloting a cross-subsidy business model for ECD to improve the
development of 3-5-year-old children in Tanzania. Through this project, BRAC aims to catalyze the
ECD private sector in Tanzania by developing a sustainable business model for the provision of low-cost, high quality and scalable play-based ECD. The BETL team recently

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opened the project’s
first school and is currently in the process of opening five additional schools for the new academic
year, and one mobile ECD center

December 03, 2021

A NEW JOB POSITION-Chief of Party – USAID at FHI 360




FHI 360 is a global development organization, with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our team of professionals includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment, and research. FHI 360 operates from over 60 offices with more than 4000 employees in the United States and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at all levels and our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to have a lasting impact on the people, communities, and countries we serve by improving the lives of millions.

FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Cross-Sectoral Youth Empowerment Activity in Tanzania. The activity is expected to provide holistic and tailored integrated support to youth in Tanzania that increases their access to basic education, life skills, entrepreneurship skills, improve health outcomes and strengthen community engagement while ensuring interventions are youth-owned, youth-led and youth-managed.

Job Summary:

The COP will provide leadership and oversight for a consortium of international and national partners with a focus on managing project timelines, budgets and deliverables, ensuring compliance with funder and national regulations, and fostering a safe and equitable working environment. The COP will be the primary liaison with the funder, government officials, and other key stakeholders. He or she will be expected to identify challenges and risks and work with other key personnel to adapt programming in a complex operating environment.

The COP will be responsible for developing and maintaining the overall technical vision, strategy, and direction of the project, assuming responsibility for design, delivery, and progress against the approved work plan, and reporting against performance monitoring plan. The COP will work with the senior management team to ensure overall planning, implementing, and managing of the project and establishing the administrative framework to monitor and assure progress toward achieving project goals and objectives. The COP will regularly interface with USAID on management and decision-making while ensuring that activities are meeting USAID and stakeholder expectations and that project results are proactively disseminated. The COP will be responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all programs technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with USAID guidelines; assisting with analysis and communications regarding resource management; and ensuring coordination with Mission and other donor initiatives. S/he will serve as the leadership and public face of project initiatives in public communication, outreach, and networking. S/he will be expected to identify issues and risks related to the activity implementation in a timely manner, and to suggest appropriate activity adjustments. The COP will serve as the project’s principal contact point for USAID and will be the project’s main in-country contact for government counterparts, donors, local partners, media, private sector partners, and civil society.

The position will be resident based in Dar es Salaam. Employment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360, as well as USAID approval of the finalist.

Job Description:

  • Provide overall technical leadership management and general technical direction for the design and implementation of project activities
  • Responsible for design, delivery, and progress against approved work plan and reporting against performance monitoring plan
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all programs technical and financial deliverables and reports, in accordance with USAID guidelines
  • Ensure an integrated project vision among staff and subcontractors
  • Serve as principal liaison with USAID/Tanzania, government counterparts, donors, local partners, and community stakeholders, and build effective relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Lead and support technical specialists in the development of strategic partnerships with key stakeholders such as GOJ ministries, other USAID-funded projects, civil society actors, and the private sector.
  • Oversee financial and administrative management of the program, ensuring compliance with USAID and FHI 360 rules and regulations.
  • Supervise the development and submission of program deliverables and provide accurate and timely reporting to USG and key stakeholders on all program areas
  • Oversee the establishment of effective project reporting, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and personnel and procurement systems, and ensure that program results are met
  • Manage long-term staff and short-term advisors in a respectful and transparent manner, ensuring achievement of project results
  • Promote sustainability of project activities through linkages to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public administration, international development, education, economics, health, or a related field from an accredited university; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience of relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working with activities that are of a similar scope and scale.
  • Experience managing USAID projects (preferably as a Chief of Party) and strong knowledge of USAID programming rules and regulations, grants programs, and monitoring and evaluation policies and procedures.
  • Experience working with youth, economic empowerment, livelihoods, health, education and/or community engagement programming. Experience implementing youth programming strongly preferred.
  • Experience living and working in the region preferred; previous experience working in Tanzania highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of youth barriers and issues in Tanzania
  • Minimum of 8 years in strategic leadership of line management positions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and support diverse teams in challenging environments.
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-sectoral programming.
  • Demonstrated experience leading consortia.
  • Strong knowledge of, and commitment to, gender and social equity.
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, teambuilding and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and coordinate with government officials, civil society, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project compliance and reporting.
  • Fluency in English.

This job description 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.

We offer competitive compensation and a package of exceptional benefits. Please visit the FHI 360 Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers  for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an employer with equal opportunity and affirmative action. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status in policies, programs, or activities.

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 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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.

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