FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven
solutions. Our staff include 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 60 countries….
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below….
Deputy Chief of Party – Tanzania RMNCH)
FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party 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 Deputy Chief of Party will lead government and
key stakeholder relations for the project, with special attention to
capacity development initiatives. The DCOP 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
Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the
project and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID
The Deputy Chief of Party will have the following responsibilities:
overall technical leadership and expertise in the implementation of
health service delivery and care utilization strategies to improve
- Oversee team of senior capacity development and
community health staff and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and
lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members.
collaboration for the team and Government of the Republic of Tanzania
partners and other key zonal and regional government stakeholders.
the planning of all project activities, provide oversight to timely
delivery, and set and follow-up high quality performance targets
ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices, and donor
- Co-facilitate and then eventually lead management
and engagement of local and national partners to ensure capacity for
transition of activity implementation is developed and demonstrated.
transitioning to oversight of financial and grants management
compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations.
- Master’s Degree or higher in medicine, public health, health management, social science, strongly preferred.
years designing, implementing, and managing large, complex health
service delivery projects involving multiple partners in or for
- 5 + years’ experience designing,
implementing, and managing large, complex health service delivery
projects involving multiple partners in or for developing countries.
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
- Demonstrated leadership qualities, with accompanying depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.
- Tanzanian national.
- Management experience with a USG award 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.
How to Apply:
FHI 360 offers a competitive compensation package and is an equal
opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at FHI 360 Careers Page as soon as possible and no later than May 5th. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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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