Monday, September 21, 2015

Population Services Intl.,Deputy Chief of Party, Tanzania Social Marketing Project

Closing date: 26 Sep 2015
PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.
PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the po

or; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit
PSI seeks entrepreneurial, dynamic candidates with significant technical expertise in social marketing and total market development for the position of Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID Social Marketing Project in Tanzania. This position will be based in Dar es Salam reporting to the Chief of Party with a tentative start date of February 2016.
  • Collaborate with the Chief of Party to develop strategies and implementing activities for influencing and evolving healthy markets in Tanzania.
  • Assists the Chief of Party with all aspects of the project operations including the financial and programmatic oversight, human resources management, staff recruitment and training, and work plan implementation
  • Facilitate interaction between the project and local / national MOH and other government officials
  • Actively participate in MOH coordinating mechanism and technical working groups. Make recommendations and presents issues relevant to the project.
  • Conducts detailed analyses, prepare complex reports, develop and makes presentations regarding the total market approach for health in Tanzania to relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee aspects of technical management of the program, including day-to-day activities and oversight of partners’ activities
  • Support COP in compiling and disseminating high-quality periodic reporting in line with USAID and PSI requirements.
  • Assist in design, implementation and oversight of research activities, working closely with research and marketing departments to assure research is driving an ‘evidence to action’ approach to social marketing activities
  • Must be a Tanzanian national
  • Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience in related field
  • At least five years of experience in programmatic and financial management of large donor funded marketing and communication programs
  • Specific knowledge in logical frameworks and the total market approach
  • Knowledge of consumer marketing concepts and approaches
  • In-depth knowledge of international development and HIV, family planning and maternal child health issues
  • Capacity-building experience in a developing country
  • Creativity and entrepreneurial outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in managing USAID projects as COP or DCOP preferred
  • Ability to work efficiently and quickly in a fast paced environment
Preference will be given to candidates with exceptional diplomatic skills and an understanding of PSI.
*Contingent upon funding.

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