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Jobs at FHI 360 January 2019: Country Coordinator

Country Coordinator
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. Nafasi za kazi January 2019

Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of Country Coordinator for an anticipated project, East Africa Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS) Phase II. BRICSII will implement a holistic approach to promoting community resilience including working with national and sub national authorities to improve their ability to prevent violent conflict, working with and in at-risk communities, conducting research to inform interventions and facilitate dialogues among stakeholders. It is anticipated the program to focus primarily on Kenya, with a secondary focus on Tanzania and Mozambique and a third line of effort in Uganda and Ethiopia. The position is contingent on funding. Nafasi za ajira January 2019

Position Responsibilities
Supervising a team within the country office to ensure efficient and effective delivery of project activities
Approbate monitoring of activities to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals and accurate financial and programmatic reporting
Maintaining regular communication with FHI 360 project staff in DC and other field offices.

Ensuring that solid relationships are built and maintained between and among FHI 360, UK donors, local government and civil society stakeholders, and other involved stakeholders.
Contributing to program performance reports and biweekly updates.
Managing development of and monitoring work plans and budgets and ensuring appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations.
Coordinating partner efforts in activity implementation across country.

Position Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, international development, community development, peace building and conflict management or other relevant fields (advanced degree preferred);
Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant professional experience managing and implementing development projects focused on community development,
multi-stakeholder engagement, peace building, preventing violent extremism or related areas;

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage staff working in areas affected by violent extremism or conflict, preferably in East Africa;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with communities, civil society, county government representatives, and other stakeholders;
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing;
Tanzanians and other East African nationals are strongly encouraged 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: or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLY TO | Closing Date: February 07, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted, Ajira/Kazi 2019

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