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NAFASI MBALI MBALI ZA KAZI IMA WORLD HEALTH

- December 13, 2017
Chief of Party - Tanzania

Job Description

IMA is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The COP will be responsible for ensuring the successful and timely implementation of all program activities and the achievement of all program results, and will oversee all aspects of program implementation, including technical, financial and administrative management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting, assuring the quality, impact and cost effectiveness of the program. S/he should have effective leadership and strategic planning skills, excellent management experience, outstanding interpersonal skills, technical expertise in health and development in East Africa, and strong written and oral communication skills. S/he will have principal responsibility for representation to USAID. S/he will also have experience interacting with local governments, international organizations, other development projects and COPs, and other key stakeholders. He/She will report directly to IMA’s Senior Technical Director of Programs and be based in Dar-es-Salaam. The position is contingent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:

-Provide leadership and overall technical and management responsibility for program implementation, including staff and program activity supervision. Support development and monitoring of annual technical work plans and budget.
-Ensure results-oriented technical components and high-quality and timely deliverables and reports according to the cooperative agreement.
-Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement, working with the monitoring and evaluation team.
-Oversee implementing partners and provide technical and managerial oversight and coaching for their performance.
-Ensure strong working relationships with implementing & technical partners, the Ministry of Health and other government stakeholders, and USAID.
-Ensure programmatic compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
-Work closely with HQ staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.
-Identify lessons learned and best practices for external dissemination. Represent the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations

Qualifications:
-A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Business Administration, international development, agriculture or food security, or similar field is required.
-10 years of demonstrated experience in implementing and/or managing large-scale donor-funded development programs is required. At least five years working on related nutrition, agriculture, food security, or MCH programs within those years is preferred.
-Experience working in Tanzania is strongly preferred. Sub-Saharan African implementation experience required.
-Prior experience as a COP, Deputy COP or equivalent is required.
-Supervisory experience over multicultural teams of similar scope and size is required.
-Extensive experience preferred with building and maintaining effective partnerships and leveraging resources with development stakeholders.
-Strong organizational and communication skills.
-Experience working with high-level government officials, USAID, and other key stakeholders is required.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: bdrecruit@imaworldhealth.org
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Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Nutrition Advisor


Essential Functions:

  • -Coordinate with the Chief of Party in management of the program technical components, providing programmatic leadership and overseeing the strategic planning of activities in support of the project goals and objectives, including the determination of project priorities and appropriate technical initiatives
  • -Advice the Chief of Party on appropriate decisions and actions in nutrition and/or agriculturally-related technical issues.
  • -Provide technical guidance on nutrition policy, strategy and multi-sectoral action for nutrition programming.
  • -Ensure results-oriented technical components and high-quality and timely deliverables and reports
  • -Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement.
  • -Oversee implementing partners and advise on technical issues.
  • -Ensure strong working relationships with implementing & technical partners, the Ministries of Health in Tanzania and USAID.
  • -Represent the project in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • -Support development and monitoring of technical work plans and budget
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Qualifications:

  • -Master’s degree required in nutrition, public health, agriculture, or other relevant development field.
  • -At least 10 years of experience in nutrition and/or agricultural/food security programs, with significant expertise in developing and implementing integrated nutrition/agriculture programming. Some experience in Tanzania required.
  • -At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in implementing, leading, and managing nutrition or agricultural programs as Deputy Chief of Party or equivalent for donor-funded programming. USAID experience preferred.
  • -Strong experience required with direct supervision, and working with teams and staff from multicultural backgrounds.
  • -Tanzanian nationals encouraged to apply.



For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: bdrecruit@imaworldhealth.org
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Senior Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager

Job Description

IMA World Health is seeking a Senior F&A Manager for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The Senior Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for all aspects of financial and administration management for the project and will ensure compliance with IMA World Health internal policies and procedures as well as USAID donor regulations. S/he will oversee all financial and administrative functions, ensuring cost effectiveness and timely financial reporting. The position will develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and systems for administration and financial support services and human resource management. S/he will ensure that the project is in compliance with national and international standards, as well as with donor standards. This position will report directly to the Chief of Party. The position is contigent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees all administrative and finance operations for the project, including contributing to rapid project start up and mobilization.
  • Develops and oversees administration and finance systems for project implementation to meet the financial management, forecasting, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that all financial management work is performed to the highest ethical and professional standards and in accordance with IMA and program guidelines.
  • Oversees budget tracking and analysis. Generates and analyzes monthly financial management reports. Ensures project expenses are reasonable, cost-effective, and comply with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Manages financial staff for disbursing all local costs under the project, monitoring and tracking expenditures, and preparing financial reports of project expenditures for submission to USAID.
  • Prepares donor financial reports and coordinates with the COP, Country Financial Officer, and HQ for submission in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance of sub-contractors to program financial and contractual guidelines.
  • Promptly advise the COP of all potential fiduciary risks and develop monitoring and troubleshooting strategies to address these.
  • Institutes staff development plans for training and capacity development, and builds capacity of local partners in administration and finance management.
  • Travels regularly, providing technical assistance on financial and operational matters to field offices.


Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited university/college is required. Additional accounting certifications preferred.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in donor-funded financial management and/or project operation, with prior experience with USAID-funded projects required.
  • At least five years of supervisory experience required.
  • At least seven years’ experience in successful financial and administrative management of international projects of similar size. Strong background in financial management, budget development, and analysis.
  • A minimum of four years of experience supervising program operations, including human resources, procurement, IT, and sub-grants/contracts.
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements for cooperative agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.
  • High proficiency in relevant software packages such as Adobe, MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to travel within the country, as needed.
  • Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.


For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: 
bdrecruit@imaworldhealth.org
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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist/Director

Job Description

IMA World Health is seeking a Senior M&E Specialist/Director for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will provide oversight to coordinate the monitoring of the program to ensure that key activities are being implemented efficiently to achieve the intended results and help measure the program’s outcomes (including qualitative and quantitative assessments). S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt. The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will work in close partnership with IMA project staff, partner organizations and government (national and decentralized) for all M&E activities, strengthening capacity where needed. The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will report directly to the program Chief of Party and be based in Dar-es-Salaam. The position is contingent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
  • -Lead the project’s overall M&E efforts, including the design and oversight of a strong M&E plan and Performance Management Plan (PMP).
  • -Support in the collection and monitoring of all M&E activities under the project; this includes reviewing data collection tools, supervising and/or conducting reports from fieldwork, conducting data analysis and interpretation of findings.
  • -Identify and train staff on appropriate nutrition, agriculture, and other relevant indicators in line with USAID, international, and national M&E standards.
  • -Oversee the program’s robust learning component, including providing technical assistance for any evaluations.
  • -Conduct routine data quality assurance process to maintain adequate quality control in all aspects of M&E from data collection to results’ reporting.
  • -Review partners progress reports in collaboration with program managers and provide feedback to the partners based on their performance.
  • -Ensure on-time, accurate, and quality reporting according to the cooperative agreement. Prepare semi-annual and annual reports and draft quarterly project reports in close collaboration with project staff.
  • -Build capacity of local stakeholders and project staff in relevant M&E topics, including data dissemination and use for program improvement; build the capacity of the project sites and support them to effectively introduce and maintain the project M&E systems and processes
  • -Participate in relevant M&E technical working groups and coordinating bodies; work with relevant ministries on project-linked M&E, as appropriate.
  • -Prepare or support routine reports, abstracts, presentations, brochures, project summary sheets, newsletters. Present at conferences or meetings when required.



Qualifications:
Master’s Degree or higher in a relevant discipline (such as public health, statistics, or an M&E-related field).
At least seven years’ experience in successfully developing and implementing M&E systems in Sub-Saharan Africa required. Tanzania and/or East Africa experience preferred.
Significant experience preferred in providing field-based technical assistance about M&E and learning in low resource countries.
Knowledge of M&E approaches and indicators for one or more of the following project areas: nutrition, MCH, agriculture, and food security indicators. Experience with USAID indicators in these areas.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems (including databases) that track performance as per the objectives of the project.
  • Analysis and data management skills as well as demonstrated analytical skills and experience in identifying and evaluating best practices and state-of-the-art approaches to be utilized by the project.
  • A strong background in field research in health programming with experience in qualitative/quantitative methods and analysis is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with statistical databases (Stata, SAS, etc.) preferred, as well as strong skills in Excel, Word, Access and Power Point.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a team. Experience developing and delivering high-quality, on-time donor reports in accordance with cooperative agreement regulations.
  • Tanzanian candidates preferred.


For immediate consideration, please email your CV/resume to the following email address: bdrecruit@imaworldhealth.org 

Application Deadline Date: 30 December, 2017
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