The position is based in Dar Es Salaam leading the program unit in the areas of strategic programming and planning, ensuring design, implementation, program quality, promoting strategic growth and strong external and internal representation and advocacy. S/he must be able to motivate and lead a diverse staff as well as effectively manage programs, partnerships and budgets. Particular emphasis will be placed on responsiveness to beneficiary needs and evidence of impact. In coordination with the Country Director, the DDP builds and sustains strong donor relationships. Reporting to the Country Director and a member of the Senior Management Team, the DDP directly supervises eight senior staff who are responsible for proposal development, program quality and implementation. The position requires extensive travel to Kigoma region, supporting programs and teams at field sites.
Major responsibilities are as follows:
-Program Strategy, Design and Fundraising
-Monitoring and Evaluation
-Staff Management and Development
-Representation and Communication
Masters degree in international relations, development studies or relevant discipline with at least 10 years of progressive senior management and leadership experience in an international organization. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing large and diverse staff and portfolios, donor guidelines and management experience, including technical staff supervision. Proven ability to develop winning proposals to public and private-sector donors.
Previous experience managing programs financed by US government agencies, DFID, EU, UN, foundations and private donors a must. Proven ability to manage projects to completion on time, within budget, and the anticipated results. Fluent English written and spoker with demonstrated successful leadership experience with a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting, including active mentoring and coaching
Extensive experience with monitoring and evaluation tools and systems for complex programs
The Deputy Director of Programs must be able to motivate and lead a diverse staff as well as effectively manage programs.
Deadline for application is May 01, 2018 for applications to be submitted to:
IRC Tanzania- 326 Rose Garden Rd, Dar es Salaam
Dar Es Salaam
or through email to [[email protected]]