Chief of Party job at FHI 360

Vacancy title:
Chief of Party

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Team leader ]

Jobs at:

FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
30 September 2022

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 23, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:
• Provides strategic vision, overall leadership, and technical direction to the project. Provides support and direction for the provision of technical assistance and the management of grants or subcontracts for local partners, including the development of capacity building and social accountability tools and tracking systems as needed. Ensures the project is planned and executed with quality, accountability, and measurable impact according to industry standards. Understands the political dynamics in Tanzania and works collaboratively with government and non-government stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:
• Identifies issues and risks to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments and mitigation plans
• Serves as the project’s principal liaison with USAID, government counterparts, donors, and community stakeholders, and build and maintain effective relationships with all key stakeholders
• Establishes relationships with government counterparts, civil society, and small businesses for engagement in the project
• Oversees financial and administrative management of the project, ensuring budget discipline and compliance with FHI 360 policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations
• Supervises the development and submission of program deliverables and provide accurate and timely reporting to USAID and key stakeholders on all program areas
• Oversees the establishment of effective and accurate project reporting, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and personnel and procurement systems
• Ensures the achievement of high-quality deliverables and results per the workplan and M&E plan and according to industry best practices and standards
• Provides onsite support and supervision to project teams and partners on a regular basis to ensure quality implementation of project activities
• Conducts performance assessments of direct supervisees, identifying and recommending areas for improvement and opportunities for professional development
• Mentors and manages staff in a respectful and transparent manner, working with staff to build their technical and administrative capacity
• Serves as a member of the FHI 360’s Country Leadership Team and provide input and assistance to FHI 360’s broader country priorities where necessary.

Minimum Requirements:
• A Master’s degree or equivalent in nutrition, public health, or a related field
• Minimum of 15 years of project management experience (including at least 10 years of strategic leadership and/or line management experience)
• Experience in leading and managing nutrition projects in complex environments involving coordination with multiple partner institutions, strongly preferred
• Demonstrated success in managing USAID contracts/agreements and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, staff development, and capacity building for multisectoral nutrition programs – technical background in governance, systems strengthening, food security or resilience related programming a plus
• Demonstrated ability to develop and foster relationships with local government counterparts, civil society organizations, and donors. Experience at the district and regional level preferred
• Excellent communication (both oral and written), analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills
• Demonstrated experience in Tanzania strongly preferred.

This 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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 180

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisations jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 23-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-09-2066
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