Country Director, Helen Keller International, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

This position is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The CD reports to the Deputy Regional Director for East, Central and Southern Africa and closely collaborates with the HKI Africa Regional Office and headquarters finance and program staff.


- Minimum Masters degree in public health, nutrition, development, management or related field, with strong preference given to doctoral level degree

- Five (5) years demonstrated experience in program development, implementation and evaluation, included strong background in nutrition programs

- Demonstrated capacity to mobilize program funding including donor cultivation and grants writing

- Demonstrated ability to manage staff and other administrative and financial activities in developing country programs

- Experience in managing USAID projects and familiarity with USAID policies and regulations

- Experience in data analysis and interpretation is highly desirable

- Excellent oral and written English language skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize complex technical and programmatic issues into concise communications

- Demonstrated ability to undertake high-level representation and advocacy.

How to Apply: The initial contract is for two years with possibility of renewal depending on funding.

Interested candidates should submit:

(1) cover letter;

(2) current curriculum vitae in English;

(3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) in English, to Ms. Dora Panagides (Deputy Regional Director, East Central and Southern Africa), with a copy to Human Resources at

Please note CD TANZANIA in the header.

All correspondence should include physical and e-mail addresses as well as contact telephone number(s).

E-mail applications are preferred.

The application deadline is April 20.

HKI appreciates the interest of all applicants.

However, due to the volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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