Chief of Party, Vector Control Job Dar es salaam at PSI Tanzania | Deadline: 30th January, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Chief of Party, Vector Control Job Dar es salaam at PSI Tanzania | Deadline: 30th January, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do. 

Join us
PSI and its local affiliates manage malaria control programs in 32 countries and are world leaders in malaria control implementation delivering 42 million treated mosquito nets and almost 19 million quality-assured ACTs for confirmed malaria cases in 2016. PSI also supports national Ministries of Health to scale up malaria diagnosis especially in the private sector and to improve tracking of malaria patients through surveillance and health information systems, especially DHIS2. 

POSITION
Job Title: CHIEF OF PARTY, VECTOR CONTROL
Reporting to: SENIOR COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE
Location: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
PSI seeks an experienced, dynamic and innovation-driven Chief of Party (COP) to lead an anticipated $50 million 5-year Malaria Surveillance and Vector Control USAID-funded project in Tanzania with an anticipated award date of May 2018.
This position will be based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and will report to the Senior Country Representative. 

Your contribution
  • Lead implementation of a large malaria award in Tanzania. Ensure that activities are implemented according to technical guidance from the donor and global best practices;
  • Serve as the main point of contact/representative of the project to USAID;
  • Develop and manage country work plan activities, performance indicators, and targets, ensuring timely completion of activities against workplan deadlines;
  • Lead the development of quarterly/ annual programmatic reports;
  • Produce and disseminate knowledge products and processes (toolkits, case studies, best practices, technical briefing documents, peer review publications, etc.) for national and international audiences to accelerate the rapid transfer of best practices;
  • Ensure strong country-level coordination with partners and PNLP. Ensure strong international coordination with PSI headquarters and PMI;
  • Represent the malaria project as required at relevant technical working groups, conferences, workshops, and policy-oriented forums using appropriate media;
  • Facilitate senior-level policy and dialogue with the sub-national governments and relevant Ministries and partners;
  • Ensure the effective use and coordination of USAID resources and the compliance of the financial systems and controls with USAID standards;
  • Lead internal and external program planning and reporting including annual work planning with sub-award partners;
  • Develop and manage a team that includes members of diverse backgrounds, including finance, and marketing;
  • Develop business plan outlining financial sustainability of the initiative;
  • Ensure sound financial management including programmatic budgeting, spending projections and monitoring of payments;
  • Ensure high-quality periodic reporting in line with USAID and PSI requirements (Quarterly and Annual Status reports, quarterly financial reports etc.). 
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What are we looking for?
  • Relevant Master’s Degree in public health, social sciences, or international development.
  • Minimum of 7 years of senior level management experience in the design, implementation, and management of large, complex, donor-funded technical assistance programs in Tanzania or similar settings.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in building and maintaining productive working relationships.
  • Proven record of building teams and fostering collaboration to achieve program goals, meet program milestones, and produce quality program results.
  • Knowledge of US Government (USG) health initiatives and related reporting requirements and funding parameters.
  • Exceptional communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • Fluent in Swahili.
  • References will be required.

How to Apply:
Application for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
  • Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day -time mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
The application will be considered valid if sent/received before 1700hrs, Wednesday, 30th January, 2019. Please note that only short -listed candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Send you application to [email protected].tz in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email.