Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Development Alternatives, Inc.,Team Leader –Inclusive Institutions for Development, Tanzaina

Closing date: 31 Oct 2015
Objective of the Programme
DAI is preparing for a programme in Tanzania that will seek to strengthen the capacity of democratic institutions and civil soc
iety for more transparent, accountable and inclusive governance. In that regard, DAI is currently seeking applications from experienced Team Leader candidates for the programme who will be responsible for the overall programme management as well as providing strategic and technical inputs to ensure that the programme meets its objectives. DAI is looking for candidates who are able to build effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including private sector partners, government representatives and local experts and who can build a solid reputation for the programme across Tanzania.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic and technical oversight for the programme across the life of the project
  • Serve as principal liaison with DFID and key community stakeholders on programme communications and technical implementation activities
  • Develop and manage relationships with key actors including government, private sector, and CSOs
  • Management and oversight of project finances
  • Management of staff, as well as recruitment
  • Oversee contractual and financial matters with donors and key partners, and play a key role in the preparation of budgets
  • Regular drafting and compilation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the M&E framework
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to DFID
  • Coordinate programme activities with other donors
  • Ensure good, frequent, and direct communications with the Head Office
  • At least 10 years’ experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the implementation of governance programmes
  • At least 10 years’ experience in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably Tanzania and East Africa
  • Proven outstanding leadership and team building skills
  • Highly dynamic networking and relationship building skills including experience building consensus among diverse actors
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills, and an ability to apply these in continually improving programme activities and performance
  • Prior experience in managing DFID programmes and strong knowledge of DFID policies and systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, knowledge of Swahili highly desirable
  • Advanced degree in public policy, public administration, law, political science, international development or other relevant technical field
Programme Duration:
5 years
Programme Start Date:
July 2016
Application Deadline:
31st October 2015
How to apply:

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