Vacancy Posts at Family Health International (FHI360)

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION (SBCC) OFFICERFOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description: The SBCC officer will be a member of the project team and will work with regional and local NGO partners, non-governmental organizations, community organizations, USAID, and others to achieve the successful implementation of the project aimed at promoting healthy behaviors and health seeking behaviors in a wide variety of health issues. The SBCC officer will work under the oversight of the DCOP.
Essential job functions- Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides technical assistance in the development and implementation of Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) strategies and interventions supporting efforts to promote positive behavioral change in a wide variety of health areas through conducting formative research, designing appropriate communication strategies, developing mass media (radio, TV, print, electronic and social media ) materials, distribution and evaluation.
• Assist in the design and development of qualitative and formative research including the establishment of performance indicators and measures to monitor and record outcome and impact data.
• Draft and edit reports, press releases, and other documents as required. Must show demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language.
• Assist in media placement and other types of communication dissemination, working with monitoring and evaluation project staff, ensure that all interventions are properly monitored, for reach, recall and other relevant metrics.
• Respond to the specified deliverables and goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual agreements.
• Complete detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and reports, as required.
• Oversees the work of consultants and subcontractors, as required.
• Liaises and manages partner organizations involved in country program activities and builds capacity of local organizations and others through the development and implementation of capacity assessments, training courses and other capacity strengthening activities.

Minimum Requirements:
• University degree in communication, social science, behavioral change communication, strategic communication, journalism, public relations, marketing or related field.
• 2+ years of experience in implementing and managing public relations, branding/marketing communication or advocacy projects or campaigns in developing countries. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience in planning and implementing strategic media campaigns for local and national brands and has built and managed social media platforms in the past.
• Knowledge of state of the art public relations, marketing, social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application. Technical knowledge of one or more of the health topic areas (MNCH, FP, malaria, HIV/AIDS, TB) is desirable.
• Demonstrated experience in the development and use of multi-media communications
• Ability to synthesize and translate technically complex information into plain language communication products. Work in low-literacy settings a plus.
• Demonstrated ability to work, communicate, and build rapport with a variety of professionals in academia, industry, government, non-governmental organizations and leading multi-media communications teams
• Field experience in developing and implementing social and behavior change communication, advocacy and public relations projects and programs in Africa and/or other regions that have demonstrated impact, at scale
• Demonstrated ability in working with public relations, marketing, and mass media outlets, especially radio.
• Understanding of widely accepted formative research, pretesting, and monitoring and evaluation methodologies for effective communication and public relations/advocacy campaigns
• Demonstrated strong technical, programming and management skills.
• Proven ability to work as an effective team member.
• Excellent oral/written communication skills in English and one or more additional local languages a plus.
• Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills and experience working in collaboration with partners, donors and NGOs.
• Ability to set priorities while multi-tasking, and meet deadlines.
• Language requirements: English


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply: Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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REGIONAL TEAM LEAD (LAKE/WESTERN, NORTH/CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN) FOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description: Serve as lead for regional interventions and liaison to government entities and partner projects; provide technical assistance to improve, adapt, and sustain the quality and effectiveness of SBCC strategies and interventions in (Lake/Western, North/Central and Southern) Region. Reports to Chief of Party.

Essential job functions- Duties and Responsibilities:
• Serve as team lead for intervention planning and implementation in (Lake/Western, North/Central and Southern) Region, including liaising with government entities and NGOs in the area, adapting SBCC strategies and intervention plans to meet the specific needs and realities of the region.
• Attend and support coordination and planning meetings hosted by the government and donors of program in (Lake/Western, North/Central and Southern) Region.
• Assist and support government and other project partners in the design and implementation of SBCC interventions, in designated areas: Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB).
• Provide technical assistance to the government agencies to develop and strengthen SBCC strategies in defined health areas, ensuring high level of technical quality, drawing on global evidence.
• Collaborate with partner projects to ensure that SBCC strategies and activities are well integrated with health services and other related interventions.
• Collaborate and undertake technical coordination with technical officers of other local and international agencies working in the area, as appropriate. Establish and maintain good relationships with all partners working in the region.
• Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports and budgets, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence.

Minimum requirements standards:
• Master's Degree or higher in public health, international development, SBCC, social science, or a related field required;
• Experience as team leader for a project in Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB).
• Knowledge of state of the art SBCC models and strategies, preferably including mHealth, and their practical application.
• Knowledge of Tanzanian communication environment, social and cultural norms.
• Experience in developing and implementing SBCC projects and programs in Tanzania.
• Experience with a USG contract or cooperative agreement preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
• Strong interpersonal communication, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
• Ability to utilize communication research findings and disseminate to non-research audiences;
• Ability to work independently and working as a member of high performance team.
• Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Ability to travel within Tanzania


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply: Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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DIRECTOR: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND RESEARCH FOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description: The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of all monitoring, evaluation and research activities on the project. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Chief of Party.

Essential job functions- Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development of the project’s Performance Monitoring and Learning Plan; development and monitoring of project indicators; implementation of baseline, midterm and end line studies; oversight of data collection and analysis; synthesis of data and study outcome reports; quality assurance and auditing of data;
• Lead the design and implementation of the project’s research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and rapid/special studies. Lead efforts to identify key research questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for addressing improving the quality and uptake of health services;
• Lead a robust “collaboration, learning and adaptation” agenda for the program, designing and implementing mechanisms for continuous learning, collaboration and adaptation for project staff, partners, donors, host country government counterparts and other stakeholders.;
• Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors;
• Ensure that data from the project is fed into national health management information systems and promote its use among stakeholders for learning and policy development and programming;
• Build capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, and research and learning methods;
• Ensure all research and evaluation conducted under the project include a gender focus that promotes gender equitable programming;
• Ensure research implementation adheres to FHI 360 and international policies and standards and remains technically and ethically sound. Usher research protocols through FHI 360 Internal Review Board and national external review processes;
• Monitor and maintain relevant protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports;
• Oversee a team of monitoring, evaluation and research staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members;
• Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence;
• Deliver presentations at professional meetings and conferences.

Minimum requirements standards:
• Master's Degree or higher in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field required;
• 8+ years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and research efforts, in a public health field; experience working in one or more of the following areas is required: Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB).
• Strong quantitative or mixed-method and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences;
• Experience in design and analysis of communication research projects – qualitative and quantitative;
• Ability to communicate research findings to non-research audiences;
• Strong skills using MS Excel Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software program (SAS, SPSS) and experience training others in its use is highly desirable;
• Experience with a USG cooperative agreement or contract preferred;
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
• Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills;
• Experience working as a member of high performance team;
• Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply: Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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DIRECTOR: FINANCE AND OPERATIONS -FOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description: The Director of Finance and Operations will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub award management, procurement, and logistics. The Director of Finance and Operations will establish and maintain sound financial management practices, and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID procedures, rules and regulations. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Chief of Party.

Essential job functions- Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, subaward management, accounting, and logistics;
• Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, subaward and operations aspects of project;
• Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of Tanzanian laws;
• Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets;
• Manage project procurement processes;
• Advise senior leadership regularly on financial and operations-related matters;
• Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting;
• Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID;
• Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
• Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management;
• Supervise other project-based administrative, finance, procurement, administrative and contract & grants staff.

Minimum requirements standards:
• Master's Degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required; or a Bachelor’s or certifies accounting degree with 12 years’ experience;
• 8+ years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, including overseeing the finance and operations of equally large and complex projects;
• 2+ years’ experience working in an African country; Tanzanian experience is preferred;
• Familiarity with USG rules and regulations is required;
• Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles;
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets;
• Experience working as a member of high performance team;
• Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets;
• Experience building capacity in financial management of community-based organizations and implementing partners;
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and international donor agencies;
• Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise
• Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English;
• Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow;
• Relevant computer software skills and familiarity with accounting software (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply: Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY FOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description: The Technical Director/DCOP will be responsible for technical leadership of the program to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated. The DCOP will manage the design and implementation of key components of the program description and ensure adherence to global standard of excellence in SBCC programming. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Chief of Party.

Essential job functions: Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide overall technical leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) strategies to address the needs for behavior change related to Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB) and other selected health areas in the target populations of women and youth
• Supervise the design and development of qualitative and formative research including the establishment of performance indicators and measures to monitor and record outcome and impact data.
• Serve as the team lead when working with creative and production agencies to develop evidence-based and segmented SBCC campaigns, materials and tools for adaptation at the regional level.
• Direct the drafting and editing of reports, press releases, and other documents as required. Demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language desired.
• Lead the response to the specified deliverables, goals of grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI 360 and USAID grant requirements.
• Coordinate the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Tanzanian context.
• Oversee a team of senior technical staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members.
• Identify technical assistance needs and training resources among project staff, partners, government counterparts and beneficiaries and coordinate technical assistance provision.
• Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination and linkages to other programs, partners and counterparts, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.
• Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms
• Act in place of Chief of Party when needed.

Minimum requirements standards:
• Master's Degree in public health, international development, health or development communication, business administration, social sciences, or a closely related field is required.
• 5+ or more 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, and contract/grant management.
• Knowledge of state of the art SBCC models and strategies, including mHealth, and their practical application to one or more of the following areas is required: Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB).
• Knowledge of Tanzanian communication environment, social and cultural norms.
• Experience in developing and implementing SBCC projects and programs in Tanzanian and/or other African regions that have demonstrated impact, at scale.
• Demonstrated track record of achieving results in a development context.
• Demonstrated track record of working in teams and fostering partnerships, including private sector
• Experience living or working in an African country required, Tanzanian experience preferred;
• Experience with a USG contract or cooperative agreement preferred.
• Demonstrated 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.
• Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow
• Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum, MS Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.
• Ability to travel within Tanzania


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply: Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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CHIEF OF PARTY (PROJECT DIRECTOR) FOR AN ANTICIPATED USAID-FUNDED: COMPREHENSIVE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVE (CPICI). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position Description:
The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership and technical direction for the project, ensuring achievement of project deliverables. The CoP will be the primary liaison with USAID and will manage project staff and implementing partners to ensure proper reporting, financial management, and compliance. The CoP 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 Dar es Salaam and will report to the FHI 360 Tanzania Country Representative.

Essential job functions: Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide overall technical leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) strategies to address the need of behavior change related to Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB) and other selected health areas in the target populations of women and youth
• Lead the overall planning, implementation and management as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the project in a timely and cost-effective manner with adherence to technical quality standards and donor guidelines.
• Oversee a team of senior technical and program management project staff and ensure strong communication and coordination with and between all team members.
• Oversee/manage partnerships and ensure strong lines of communication and collaboration are established and maintained.
• Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations.
• Serve as the primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, Government of Tanzania partners and other key stakeholders.
• Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations

Minimum requirements standards:
• Master's Degree in public health, international development, health or development communication, business administration, social sciences, or a closely related field is required.
• 10 + years’ experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years has been spent in the position of CoP or Deputy CoP of a large development program of a multi-year program.
• At 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, and contract/grant management
• Strong leadership qualities and knowledge of state of the art social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application to one or more of the following areas is required: Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Malaria, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Tuberculosis (TB).
• Experience in developing and implementing SBCC projects and programs in Tanzania and/or other African regions that have demonstrated impact, at scale.
• Demonstrated track record of achieving results in a development context.
• Demonstrated track record of working in teams and fostering partnerships.
• Experience living or working in a developing country required; experience living and working in Tanzania is preferred.
• Demonstrated capacity to oversee monitoring, evaluation and learning. Ability to provide oversight and leadership for high quality results monitoring and assuring data quality, and for evidence-based adaptive management.
• Management experience with a USG contract or cooperative agreement preferred.
• Demonstrated 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.
• Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow.
• Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

How to apply:
Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:
Human Resources Department, FHI360 P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam or;

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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