29 Jul 2022

Policy and Public Management Consultant at ESAMI

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Job Description


The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre. The institute was established with the primary objective of providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resources management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others. ESAMI invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacancies at its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.


Summary Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director General, the Policy and Public Management Consultant is responsible for developing, delivering and administration of training, research and consultancy programmes specifically:

1. Initiating, designing and developing content (curricula) for courses in the areas of policy and public sector management;
2. Conducting research and publishing;
3. Conducting research and knowledge generation;
4. Contributing to Institute revenue by conducting consultancies and offering advisory services;
5. Contributing to the promotion of professional activities aimed at marketing the services of the Institute and promotion of favorable corporate imagine; and
6. Writing proposals for consulting and implementing the assignments;

Qualifications and Experience

1. Master’s Degree in relevant field;

2. Must be a member of the professional body;

3. At least five (5 years) years relevant in management consulting and/or teaching management training experience in a University or management training Institution; and

4. Practical managerial experience in public sector will be added advantage.

Policy & Public Management Consultant Competencies & Skills

1. Demonstrated ability in designing, development, implementation and management of policy in public sector through management education/training;

2. Demonstrated successful delivery of training programmes and consultancy assignments;

3. A strong background in policy related issues and current affairs and geo political scenarios;

4. Demonstrated ability in understanding and application of several disciplines in policy formulation in regard to economic, legal, social and political perspectives;

5. Demonstrated ability to determine benefits and drawbacks of existing policies and identify policy flaws; 6. Displayed understanding of the public sector domain and related disciplines, knowledge of other considerations relevant to policies, alignment, oversights and omissions;

7. Extensive knowledge in policy alignment and evidence-based interpretation and application of policy in the public sector;

8. Demonstrated ability to contextualize stakeholders’ interest at both policy design, review and implementation;

9. Demonstrated ability in strategy development;

10. Conceptual skills to synthesize details into coherent policy direction;

11. Strong research with analytical and thinking skills; 12. Understanding of Government systems, operations and structures demonstrating keen policy and political awareness;

13. Ability to teach in academic setting through blended methodology i.e. physical and virtual platforms; and

14. Ability to maintain professional standards and keep abreast of evolving rends in management education through continuing professional educational management programmes.



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Method of Application

Applications with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, and three (3) referees should be addressed and emailed to:

The Director General


P.O. BOX 3030

ARUSHA, Tanzania

Email: [email protected]

Only applications sent by email will be considered

Closing Date: 10th August 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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