16 Jun 2021

Program Manager at RTI

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Job Description


Job Summary:

The Program Manager will provide technical and managerial support on project implementation aspects of the Act to End NTDs | East Tanzania program.

The Program Manager will support the Chief of Party (COP) in all programmatic deliverables of the project. Alongside the COP, they will be responsible for guiding and mentoring the NTD team at the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoH) where and when needed. They will work closely with the COP, Senior Finance & Grants Manager, and MERLA Officer. This person will supervise the Program Officer, MERLA Officer, and Program Assistant. The Program Manager will report directly to the COP.

Essential Duties:

Support the COP in all program management aspects of the project
Alongside the COP, be responsible for the overall implementation of RTI Tanzania NTD projects in collaboration with MoH, Regional NTD Coordinators, District NTD Coordinators, and other NTD partners
Provide technical assistance to the MoH, regions, districts, and grantees in Act | East
Travel to regions, districts, and project sites for supportive supervision and other technical assistance for major activities
Coordinate and ensure the completion of annual work plans, semi-annual reports, monthly updates, etc. with the RTI Tanzania team
Provide oversight to procurement activities including tracking communication and documentation between RTI Tanzania, the MoH, USAID/Tanzania, and RTI HQ
Track and report on programmatic deliverables in coordination with budget forecasting and workplan timeline
Produce technical and/or operational journal articles, report deliverables, updates, and project success stories
Represent RTI when asked by the COP in NTD technical working group at MoH and elsewhere
Supervise NTD project officers and technical advisors
Respond to the HQ team when requested
Other duties as assigned by COP

Minimum Required Education and Experience

Master’s degree in public health or other relevant discipline with at least 6 years’ progressive experience in implementing and leading technical and program activities
Ample experience in all aspects of program management: planning, organizing data management, implementing, budgeting and monitoring and evaluation with analytical skills
Experience working with MoH officials, donor organizations, NGOs, and other agencies
Knowledge of supply chain management, drug logistics and distribution issues
Demonstrated experience in working with USAID-funded projects
Skills and Abilities

Strong organizational and interpersonal/relationship-building skills
Ability to work independently and within matrix project and program teams
Fluent in English and Swahili and written communication and presentation skills
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
Strong influencing and coaching skills
Culturally sensitive and respectful
Demonstrates commitment to RTI’s mission, vision, and values
Willingness to travel within Tanzania up to 30% and internationally when necessary

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Closing Date : 20th June, 2021.






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