Deputy Chief of Party job at Palladium
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Vacancy title:
Deputy Chief of Party

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday, May 08 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 02 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Palladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.

Purpose of Position

The Deputy Chief of Party is a full-time position for an upcoming award in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania funded by USAID/Tanzania for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene program. This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversees all the programmatic and technical aspects of the project and is responsible for coordinating technical teams by providing strategic guidance, technical oversight, backstopping, and quality assurance;
• Together, with the Chief of Party, manages the day-to-day project activities to guarantee effective implementation and timely completion of all project objectives; and fulfills COP’s duties in his/her absence;
• Supports the COP to manage relationships with USAID, other donor and implementing partners, and government and other local counterparts to streamline project efforts for a coordinated and integrated approach to achieve project results;
• Establishes technical frameworks and helps shape approaches across the project to ensure quality and successful delivery of project results;
• Works in tandem with the technical team leads ensure a tight technically integrated approach across the project;
• Contributes to strategic planning on alignment and harmonization of resources;
• Conducts active networking and engagement among various sectors to sustain program success, including private sector;
• Establishes quality control standards in-line with the country and USAID standards.

Candidate Requirements:
• Master’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences, or other relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 10 years of experience working in international health, public health, or health policy.
• Experience working for large donor funded development programs; knowledge of USAID contract management, policies, procedures, regulations, and reporting requirements strongly preferred.
• At least five years’ experience working on donor-funded projects in management level positions, preferably on multi-year health-related projects.
• Experience supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs.
• Strong leadership, program, organizational management, and oral and written communication skills.Must be fluent in English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter stating the following:
Your interest and experience that make you suitable for this position.
Notice period from current employer
Possible start date
Salary Expectations


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, May 17 2023
Duty Station: Tanzania
Posted: 02-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-05-2066
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