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Job Opportunity at PACT Tanzania, Finance and Operations Director

Finance and Operations Director, Tanzania C3HP-HIV/TB

Job Locations TZ

Job ID 2020-1486

# of Openings 1

Category Program/Project

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Department

Program Delivery (PDEL) – Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview

Pact seeks an experienced Finance and Operations Director for the anticipated upcoming USAID/Tanzania Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program HIV And Tuberculosis Activity (C3HP-HIV/TB). USAID/Tanzania intends to award a contract to support the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and the President’s Office- Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) at the central level and in target Mainland regions to deliver high-quality integrated HIV and TB prevention care and treatment services that will improve health outcomes, particularly for youth and women. The acquisition will increase the demand for and use of quality integrated HIV and Tuberculosis services in target regions by improving access to quality services in both facilities and the surrounding communities, promoting positive health-seeking behaviors among Tanzania’s populace, and enhancing the overall policy environment for HIV/TB service delivery. This is anticipated to be a five-year activity. More information can be found here on beta.sam.gov. This position is contingent upon award.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • The Finance and Operations Director will provide overall procurement, financial, operational, safety and security, and compliance support to the project.
  • S/he will oversee management of sub-contracts and Grants under Contracts (GUCs).
  • S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with US government regulations and policies.
  • She/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award, which may be a contract or a cooperative agreement.
  • S/he will initiate, develop, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the finance and compliance program and its related activities and to promote cost efficiency and compliance with all rules and regulations.
  • S/he will identify potential areas of financial and compliance vulnerability and risk and develop or implement corrective action plans to resolve problematic issues.
  • S/he will ensure proper financial documentation and reporting, establish and provide direction and management of project funds.
  • S/he will lead and oversee the development, management and complete life cycle of a variety of possible procurement mechanisms, including but not limited to purchase orders, sub-contracts, and/or GUCs.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing the contract budget, tracking project spending and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID.
  • S/he will develop, implement, and adjust when required the project’s safety and security strategy and protocols, and serves as the point of contact for the person in charge of security at USAID for any issue related to security reports and procedures.
  • S/he will mentor and supervise finance, operations, and other staff engaged in the activities noted here.

 

Basic Requirements

 

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting or equivalent.
  • At least eight years’ experience working in international development, preferable USAID-funded projects in finance, procurement, logistics, and related areas.
  • At least four years’ experience in financial compliance and progressive supervisory work experience directly supervising administrative, finance, and/or operations staff.
  • Demonstrable experience with management and/or administration for USAID projects, including experience managing sub-contracts and GUCs.
  • Knowledge of U.S. government references including OMB Circulars (e.g. A-122), 22 CFR 226 and 22 CFR 228, ADS, FAR, AIDAR, CAS, FFATA, DSSR, and FTR.
  • Experience working with Tanzanian civil society organizations.
  • Experience managing USAID contracts and/or cooperative agreements.
  • Knowledge of USAID rules, regulations and policies, particularly financial reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to travel within Tanzania and occasionally internationally, when health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 diminish.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications and databases.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge and/or experience of management of USAID GUCs.
  • Experience with accounting software such as Serenic, Navigator, ERPs, ACCPAC, or others.
  • Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.

 

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

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Job Opportunity at Pact, MEL Director


MEL Director 
 

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Department

Program Delivery (PDEL) – Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview

Pact seeks an experienced Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for the anticipated upcoming USAID/Tanzania Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program HIV and Tuberculosis Activity (C3HP-HIV/TB). USAID/Tanzania intends to award a contract to support the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and the President’s Office- Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) at the central level and in target Mainland regions to deliver high-quality integrated HIV and TB prevention care and treatment services that will improve health outcomes, particularly for youth and women. The acquisition will increase the demand for and use of quality integrated HIV and Tuberculosis services in target regions by improving access to quality services in both facilities and the surrounding communities, promoting positive health-seeking behaviors among Tanzania’s populace, and enhancing the overall policy environment for HIV/TB service delivery. This is anticipated to be a five-year activity. More information can be found here on beta.sam.gov. This position is contingent upon award.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • The MEL Director will lead the development and implementation of the MEL Plan taking into consideration the contract deliverables and conditions, including capacity building and robust monitoring of all activities.
  • S/he will train, supervise, and mentor a team of MEL staff.
  • S/he will develop and lead the roll out of activity-specific MEL tools in collaboration with relevant MEL staff, partners, and other activity staff.
  • S/he will support any Pact partners in developing data collection plans, activity results frameworks (input, output, outcome and impact), and relevant indicators and targets for result areas.
  • S/he will integrate and implement adaptive management and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) approaches, tools and strategies throughout the activity.
  • S/he will work closely with Pact headquarters to design and integrate developmental evaluation activities within the project, and to develop a Developmental Evaluation Plan that will include intervention areas to be monitored and evaluated for real time program improvement throughout the life of the project.
  • S/he will lead the development and institutionalize the utilization of centralized project data management and case management systems.S/he will design and conduct MEL training for Pact partners on topics that may include MEL practices, adaptive management data quality, data
  • analysis, and managing evaluations.
  • S/he will develop high quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor program quality for performance and results.
  • S/he will lead routine analysis of data for learning and adaptation; visualize and summarize data and communicate with senior staff.
  • S/he will integrate the use of innovative technologies, data platforms, and GIS mapping for data collection, management, and reporting.
  • S/he will collaborate with other staff and Pact partners to develop, review, and finalize monthly, quarterly and annual MEL workplans and budgets.
  • S/he will oversee the development of donor reports, ensuring that Pact meets all donor reporting requirements for MEL.
  • S/he will liaise with counterparts at international, government, non-government agencies involved in related activities and collaborate in promoting high quality results and complementary efforts.
  • S/he will serve as liaison to USAID MEL staff and other USAID implementing partner MEL staff.
  • If needed, s/he will coordinate with an external evaluation team contracted by USAID to conduct a performance evaluation.

 

Basic Requirements

 

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as: social science (international development, political science), statistics, or economics.
  • At least seven years of experience in designing, managing, and implementing results-based MEL activities for large, complex international development programs.
  • At least five years of progressive management responsibility
  • Experience in Africa, preferably Tanzania.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods.
  • Experience in data analysis and data visualization with Excel, SPSS or other related software.
  • Demonstrated experience with data management and case management systems
  • Experience with strategic information systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with USAID MEL requirements and CLA tools and approaches.
  • Experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and managing operational research and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated experience in synthesizing and analyzing various data sources for learning and recommendations for programming adaptations.
  • Experience training other organizations in MEL topics and methods.
  • Effective writing and data visualization and presentation skills.
  • Strong oral presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.

Experience with DHIS2 platform and mobile data collection software.

Understanding of USAID and PEPFAR standard indicators.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

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