Project Concern International Jobs in Tanzania

Project Concern International Country Director Jobs in Tanzania


Job Description

The Country Director leads the PCI/Tanzania team and ensures all of our work contributes to quality outcomes and a strong reputation for excellence in both programs and operations. The Country Director serves as the strategic leader and senior representative for PCI Tanzania. S/he will lead the design and implementation of new resource mobilization and partnership strategies to produce innovative and diversified funding streams for PCI Tanzania. S/he leads the organization’s diverse program portfolio, including interventions in education, agriculture, health, school feeding, and pastoralist communities.

The primary leadership responsibilities of the Country Director include strategic partnership development, resource mobilization, and liaising with relevant ministries, donors, partners, and other national and international agencies and stakeholders. S/he ensures quality program design and implementation, overall financial management, coordination of implementation partners, development of new cutting-edge programs, and human capital management.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify specific opportunities for strategic partnerships with U.S. government, bilateral, multilateral, private sector, and NGO partners that increase visibility, strengthen PCI’s role in communities, and enhance program quality.
  • Develop a local engagement strategy designed for Tanzania that increases PCI’s visibility and partnership potential.
  • Engage stakeholders and community members in key technical areas to deepen awareness of and support for PCI initiatives.
  • Identify early wins in each PCI Tanzania project and promote evidence-based marketing of success.
  • Represent PCI in negotiations and coordination with GoT, various departments and agencies of the U.S. government and other international donor agencies.
  • Inspire and support an entrepreneurial culture of new business development
    that engages PCI staff at all levels, ensuring access to a compelling case for support and resources for effective solicitation.
  • Promote innovation across PCI Tanzania and participate in innovation efforts and in teams on innovation initiatives.
  • Ensure strong levels of staff morale and engagement; demonstrate effective, supportive supervision, mentoring and leadership.
  • Ensure compliance with all GoT regulations governing INGOs, local labor regulations, and taxation.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master's degree, preferably in international development or a technical area related to education, livelihoods or health.
  • 10+ years of professional experience preferred, with a minimum of three years in a similar role at similar organization level.
  • Experience could consist of strategic partnership and resource development, leadership, program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of complex programs.
  • Experience working in Africa preferred.
  • Proven experience in developing new private partnerships, which could include social ventures or social impact investing opportunities.
  • Experience in managing funds from USAID and other international donor agencies, including food distribution programs.
  • Proven experience in results-based management, innovation, and people management, demonstrating flexibility and expertise in analytics, research processes, and pilot implementation, utilizing tools such as barrier analysis and facilitating cross-functional teamwork.
  • Knowledge of financial management and internal controls in a development environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, influencing and marketing skills, presentation skills, and report writing skills.
  • An added advantage will be certifications in project and program quality management systems such as PMD-PRO, Lean Six Sigma, etc.

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Project Concern International Country Director Jobs in Tanzania

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