Thursday, 21 January 2010

Deputy Chief of Party, PEPFAR OVC Program Job in Tanzania: CHF International


CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic, and environmental conditions.

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for providing the technical direction for a large USAID/PEPFAR program serving orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Tanzania.

The DCOP will provide technical guidance and support in the sectors of OVC, HIV/AIDS, and livelihoods programming while coordinating with relevant stakeholders including the Government of Tanzania and relevant ministries, the donor, and local partners as necessary.

S/he will manage all technical aspects of program implementation and direction, oversee programmatic and monitoring and evaluation staff;

Provide high-quality technical guidance and support that is grounded in the program’s strategic objectives and adheres to expected technical quality and reporting requirements; stay appraised of current good practices and developments in OVC programming in order to ensure program quality and impact;

Develop staff capacity and technical knowledge; Contribute to the development of annual work plans and other planning documents; Represent CHF and the project in relevant meetings with stakeholders, including partners, donors, and government;

• Experience in a technical role for a complex or national program involving multiple actors;
• A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast paced environment;
• Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
• Ability to provide the financial management and oversight necessary to successfully execute a large-scale program;
• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database skills;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Demonstrated ability to manage local staff.
• Master’s degree preferred in public health or related field;
• Five to seven years of relevant technical experience working on OVC and/or HIV programs;
• Prior knowledge of and experience with USAID-funded health programs; PEPFAR and Global Fund experience preferred;
• Extensive knowledge of OVC, HIV and Health issues in Africa; Tanzania-specific knowledge preferred;
• Fluency in English required; knowledge of Kiswahili preferred.
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