of Party, Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program For
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child And Adolescent Health
Location: Tanzania (Any)
FHI 360 is a
nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our
staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment,
economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and
technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s
interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70
countries and all U.S. states and territories.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below….
Position: Chief of Party
FHI 360 is
seeking applications for a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated
project in Tanzania, focused on improving reproductive, maternal,
newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) outcomes by increasing
demand for and utilization of high quality facility and community
services. The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership and
technical direction for the project, ensuring achievement of project
deliverables and targets. The COP will be the primary liaison with the
funder and will manage project staff and implementing partners to ensure
proper reporting, financial management, and compliance. The COP is
expected to coordinate with government and other stakeholders to ensure
that activities complement ongoing initiatives and adhere to country and
global standards. The position will be based in Tanzania and will
report to the FHI 360 Southern Africa Regional Director. Recruitment is
contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of
the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
The Chief of Party will have the following responsibilities:
overall technical leadership and expertise in the development and
implementation of health service delivery and care utilization
strategies to improve RMNCAH outcomes.
- Responsible for the
overall planning, implementation, and management of the project as well
as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a
timely and cost-effective manner.
- Oversee team of senior
technical and program management project staff and ensure clear roles
and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst
the team members.
- Serve as the primary point of contact and
collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID,
implementation partners, Government of the Republic of Tanzania
partners, and other key stakeholders.
partnerships and ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration
are established and maintained, particularly surround technical
assistance needs of government and other national partners.
the planning of all project activities and set high quality performance
targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices, and
- Lead management and engagement of local and
national partners to ensure capacity for transition of activity
implementation is developed and demonstrated.
- Oversee strategies and interventions to ensure excellence and accountability to beneficiaries and USAID.
- Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations.
timely, high-quality, and complete submission of work plans, quarterly
and annual reports, financial reports, and any other deliverables
required by USAID.
- Master’s Degree or higher in medicine, public health, health management, social science, or a related field required.
+ years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing large,
complex health service delivery projects involving multiple partners in
or for developing countries.
- At minimum, must have at least five
years of progressively more responsible supervisory work experience
that involved direct leadership of professional and support staff,
oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables, and
- Demonstrated leadership qualities, with accompanying depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.
- At least two years of experience living or working in Tanzania; Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Management experience with a USG contracts and familiarity with USAID agreement regulations preferred.
ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host
country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and
international donor agencies.
- Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English; Swahili language fluency highly desired.
- Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow.
- Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Office.
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.
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