Monday, October 28, 2019

Deputy Chief of Party New Job Opportunity at JHPIEGO Tanzania 2019

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, October 28, 2019
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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Jobs at JHPIEGO Tanzania, 2019
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 46 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania. 

Position: Deputy Chief of Party [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:
USAID Boresha Afya Lake and Western Zone is a 5-year USAID-funded project for a comprehensive Health Service Delivery. The goal of the project is to improve the health status of all Tanzanian with a focus on women and children in the targeted regions. The purpose is to support the GOT to increase access to high-quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, with a focus on malaria, maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health outcomes. The project’s geographical scope covers seven regions in the lake and western zone, national level, and Zanzibar.

The Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for the management and implementation of the USAID Boresha Afya from the project’s technical hub in Mwanza. S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party for the Project, other key personnel, and representatives of partner organizations to ensure programmatic leadership and integrity. The DCOP will provide overall leadership and oversight to the field based team in the day-to-day project implementation in line with annual work plan activities. Work closely with technical and operations teams to ensure that resources (e.g., human, financial, and material) are applied appropriately to undertake activities in the target districts. Work closely with the M&E staff to ensure project deliverables are monitored. Lead project planning, implementation, and adjustment of project activities based on monitoring of activities at the districts. Maintain relationship with local government authorities and stakeholders at zonal, regional and district levels. 

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters’ degree in Public health, medicine, nursing, or other relevant health field.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in implementation of donor-funded programs, including planning, designing, supervising, and evaluating healthcare programs.
  • A total of at least 5 years’ experience is needed in senior level management of health related programs.
  • Capacity for analyzing technical problems and issues which impede efforts to provide improved health care to populations; developing technical solutions to these problems/issues
  • Demonstrated experience of managing partnerships in implementing development projects, including with other international agencies
  • Proven leadership skills, as well as skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of the health systems from the national to the local levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, inspiring teamwork and motivating staff, consultants and partners to achieve results
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing multi-dollar donor-funded projects. Experience working with USAID-funded projects preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining donor and partner relations.
  • Proved track record of managing big teams in implementing health related programs
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations worldwide.
  • Experience in RH/FP/MNCH/Malaria work in Tanzania
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills
  • Strong programming, management and technical skills
  • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations;
  • Dynamic personality and a team player
  • Ability to manage several major activities simultaneously;
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint Experience
  • Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% time
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Jhpiego offers a competitive package for selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience.
To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the subject ling of your e-mail. Applications should also Include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history. Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered.
All applications should be sent through email:
Electronics applications are encouraged. The subject on your application email should be the Title of the position you are applying for, so that we do not miss your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 08 November 2019, at 5:00 P.M.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply

Caution to the applicants:
There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: is the address to use for this recruitment. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong-doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource, through

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