Senior Program Officer at FHI 360 December, 2019

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. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in various positions as listed below for its EpiC project in Tanzania.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a S year global project funded by the US. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the US.Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

 

 

Position: Senior Program Officer -Dar es salaam (1 position)

Main Function: Working with the EpiC Tanzania Project Director to provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting on day-to-day program management functions, including contributing to work planning and activity monitoring; administering and monitoring subawards; developing and tracking program deliverables such as quarterly and annual reports; coordinating field visits and partner progress meetings; and coordinating technical assistance and capacity building support for partners. Working with technical, grants and finance staff to ensure smooth operation of these functions across all eight targeted regions in Tanzania and also supporting documentation of program best practices, success stories and lessons learned.

Responsibilities: Supporting work plan development and providing ongoing monitoring of activity progress against the workplan throughout the life of project. Coordinating program planning, design, review and the monitoring of project activities in the main and field offices. Providing support in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives, program deliverables, and monitoring and evaluation frameworks. Devek)ping plan and manage sub agreements with local partners Overseeing the development and management of subrecipient monitoring and capacity building plans. Coordinating and monitor local subrecipient activities and progress against agreed-upon deliverables, subaward terms and conditions and targets and take corrective action where needed. Overseeing and/or contribute to the development of program reports and success stories-Working with finance team to monitor expenditures, ensure overall alignment with work plan budget and advise on any necessary adjustments. As needed providing support to operational functions such as procurement and travehParticipating in meetings/events organized by EpiC or stakeholders.

 

 

Position Requirements- Qualifications, Skills and Experience: BS/BA in public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 7-9 years of relevant experience providing program management support to international development programs Or MS/MA degree In public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years relevant experience providing program management support to international development programs. Experience with USAID and/or PEPFAR projects and knowledgeable with USAID rules and regulations for cooperative agreements. Experience supporting multiple subawards, especially cost reimbursable grants. Comfortability with developing and managing program budgets, financial pipelines and subaward budgets. Familiarity with PEPFAR programming, especially with KVP and/or AGYW. Experience building capacity of local community-based organizations, especially those serving KVP and/or AGYW. Cultural sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of KVP and AGYW. Supervisory experience. Ability to work both independently and in teams, within a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: [email protected] or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careers to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter.

FHI 360 k an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: December 20,2019.

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