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PEER HELPER TRAINING CO-FACILITATOR
ADVISOR, HEALTH SURVEILLANCE, DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
TECHNICAL ADVISOR, FAMILY PLANNING
ADVISOR, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
DIRECTOR, MONITORING & EVALUATION (GLOBAL HEALTH)
In this role you will be responsible for a significant level of business development activity, both proactive, and responsive, e.g., bid/no-bid vetting, proposal development, proposal writing, and proposal management, to include all support activities through to submission. To be successful, you must possess good organizational and multi-tasking skills and provide comprehensive logistics and administrative support across projects and proposals. We require someone who is assertive, works with a sense of urgency and possesses a strong work ethic. This position is based in our Vienna, VA Home Office, and with periodic work in our Washington DC Office. The successful candidate will serve in this role to primarily support the IBTCI Health Practice; as needed with other IBTCI Practices.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
*Taking team leadership / technical roles on projects, including M&E projects.
*Working on technical tasks including but not limited to: performance monitoring, third-party monitoring, evaluations, assessments, sector or policy studies, surveys, knowledge management, learning, communications, and outreach activities.
*Conducting technical research, designing and approving instruments/ tools and methodologies for projects implementation, providing sectoral and country inputs, team building, work and resource planning, conducting analysis, preparing and finalizing presentations, and report review and writing. Providing training services in M&E and related projects.
*Initiating and following through on new business development opportunities.
*Drafting technical and non-technical sections of proposals in M&E, M&E related and implementation proposals.
*Representing IBTCI in business development or project implementation meetings with partners or clients.
*Strategic oversight for contract implementation including overseeing logistical and operational aspects of contracts.
*Oversee staff and consultant recruitment for proposals and on-going projects, Budget management and oversight for contracts.
*Manage relationships with U.S. and internationally-based consultants and sub- contractors.
*Taking the lead or serving as a team member in proposal preparation activities;
*Quality control for contracts and work products submitted by consultants.
*Facilitate development of consultant and sub-contractor contracts and purchase order agreements.
*Managing M&E practice resources in project implementation.
*May serve as primary DC-based point of contact with client.
Additional Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
*Represent IBTCI in industry conference and workshops.
*Author white papers or report to promote IBTCI intellectual prowess in M&E.
*Provide in-house training to home and field staff on M&E methodologies or sector related subject matter.
*Attend management meetings and contribute to strategic and business plans as needed.
*Other duties/tasks as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Expertise in at least one of the M&E-related activities i.e. (statistical analysis, impact analysis, performance evaluations, instrument design and management, M&E training;
*Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following sectors: Agriculture/ Food Security, Conflict and Crisis, Democracy and Governance, Economic Growth, Global Climate Change/ Environment, Global Health.
*Experience designing M&E systems for international development projects.
*Experience in all aspects of the proposal process: capture management; partnering; research; recruitment; writing; red-teaming; support to costing.
*Overseas experience working in M&E.
*Extensive ability to travel overseas is integral.
*Demonstrable results orientation, flexibility and problem solving skills.
*Strong communication skills (oral and written) required.
*Native fluency in the English language is required; a working competence in another language is desirable.
*Well-organized with strong attention to detail.
5 to 10 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of foreign assistance activities plus
15 years of experience in program management of foreign assistance or donor activities.
Master's degree in International Affairs, International Development, Policy Analysis, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration and/or Statistics/Social Research.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical corporate office environment. Physical Requirements: Work is generally sedentary, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Supervisory Responsibility: The manager and associate level may report to this position. Travel: An average of 25% to 35% travel for project implementation and/or project management of business development initiatives. (Percentages may vary depending on portfolio of projects and IBTCI practice needs). Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.
IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. We are an E-Verify Employer.
SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER
The incumbent will support the Country Director with strategic leadership and management of the organization and to oversee the Operations and Administration, Contracts and Grants, Human Resource and Finance Departments. The incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of a large and diverse program. The program is expected to expand, thereby recruiting additional staff, increasing the total number of staff to around two hundred. The incumbent will be expected to manage the operational needs to the growing program.
1. In collaboration with the Country Director develop strong partnerships with Ministry of Health and Civil Society partners and stakeholders and execute the administrative and operational strategies in partnership with Country Director.
2. Oversight of all Operations and Administrative functions to the Walter Reed Project- Tanzania.
3. Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders as well as regular communication with the USG/DOD/WRAIR team in Tanzania.
4. Work with the Country Director to develop strategies to problem-solve programmatic and operational challenges to promote successful programmatic implementation.
5. Ensure programmatic and operational compliance with grant rules and regulations, HJF policies as well as US and Tanzanian Laws.
6. Direct the development and management of country budgets in line with program plans and operational guidance to include oversight of all budget allocation.
7. With relevant country office staff monitor internal budget reports, prepare forecasts, conduct expenditure analysis
8. Oversee the development and execution of sub-agreement and contracts.
9. Oversee the administration and management of Human Resource functions including development and implementation of HR policies, hiring, performance management and disciplinary actions.
10. Oversee and provide guidance for relevant staff for procurement procedures, administrative, logistical, transport, security, and risk management functions for the country office and 5 satellite offices.
11. Provide support and advisement to Program leadership in day-to-day administrative activities and operations.
12. The incumbent will be responsible for assessing current and future administrative staffing and training needs, recommending and executing proposals to insure adequate staffing levels and staff training.
13. Ensure United States and Tanzanian Governments policies and regulations are followed.
14. Review current staffing levels with regard to appropriateness to support program activities, evaluate competitiveness in employment packages, and provide support to staff recruitment efforts
15. Directs, coordinates, and conducts personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed.
16. Oversee execution of agreements, contracts and legal issues with the assistance of MHRP HQ and HJF HQ staff as deemed necessary.
17. Provide oversight and accountability where appropriate for program financial, procurement, and contracting activities particularly supporting HJF MRI requirements.
18. Provides collaborative assistance to other program personnel and research scientists that require the incumbent's expertise.
19. Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel.
20. Supports a productive team environment.
21. Completes other projects as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Demonstrated ability in leadership and management of a complex and multi- stakeholder organization
• Administrative program management experience in international settings
• Strong fiscal oversight and monitoring experience including advanced experience in managing program budgets according to USG guidelines and regulations
• Expert in managing procurement, finance, contracting, and administrative policies
• Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a project of similar size and complexity and proven capacity of supervising a multi-disciplinary team, including Directors and senior managers, technical experts and support staff
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility, diplomacy, intercultural communicative competence and respect for colleagues
• An ability to communicate effectively to include excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Ability to independently troubleshoot administrative tasks and challenges
• Worked as a leader and part of a team in a remote setting
• Advanced proficiency in English and computer literacy • Knowledge of Swahili language is an advantage
• Experience living in a rural African context highly desired
Education/ Requirements: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration Financial Management or Public Administration with professional accounting qualifications
Maximum Experience: 6 - 10 years required. 12 or more years desired with comparable senior work experience, preferably at Director Level that includes administration and operations management, human resource management, contract management, procurement, logistics and financial management with a minimum of seven years or more in an international setting preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Mbeya, Tanzania and travel to Bethesda, Maryland (USA) and Program offices within the country on occasion as necessary to perform job duties
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the HJFMRI Country Director as well as the MHRP Directors having oversight of the Program.
Work Environment: May require working evenings and weekends.
Please apply on-line at www.hjf.org/careers Click "Advanced Search" and enter job number 211372 in the Job Opening ID box.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.