Programme Director/Chief of Party

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GLOBAL FUND: Programme Director/Chief of Party

The Chief of Party  is responsible for the overall coordination and management of all programmatic and financial aspects of the TB/HIV Tanzania grant in accordance with approved documents. S/he has the responsibility to develop detailed work plans and other technical documents, supervision of the execution of activities, administrative, financial and technical overall oversight. The Chief of Party manages the Global Fund grant management unit and ensures coordination and communication with the various stakeholders involved in the implementation of the program: TNCM (Tanzania National Coordinating Mechanism), the Global Fund Secretariat through its Fund Portfolio Manager (FPM), the Local Fund Agent (LFA) , the Ministry of Finance, the MOHSW through its Program Coordinating Unit, the National TB Control Program, The National AIDS Control Program, The Ministry of Health, and SC US as strategic technical unit in the implementation of the grant.

Reports to: Country Director

Dimensions: Global Fund funded HIV/TB Project, with considerable interaction with other Save the Children Tanzania teams

Number of direct reports: 3 - MEAL Manager, TB/HIV Specialist, Finance & Awards Specialist


  • Demonstrable progressive senior responsibilities working in project/program development and implementation, management, and strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, team and office management or related field, with proven experience (3-5 years) in a senior management position. Work experience particularly in community health systems strengthening is desirable.
  • Master’s Degree in public health or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred, most preferably a medical degree. Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in development project management, design, implementation of Health and HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications for community development, particularly in public health.
  • In depth knowledge of matters related to TB/HIV program, and strategies to influence policies in these domains.
  • Extensive experience in management or administration of health projects, especially TB/HIV programs and dealing with international partners (Global Fund, USAID, WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, WB, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience as a development professional in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs and managing technical support staff, consultants etc.
  • Knowledge of effective participatory M&E systems, strategic planning processes, and financial management systems.
  • Previous hands-on experience with managing Global Fund grants considered an advantage.

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 29 May 2015
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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