RTI International Vacancies in Tanzania

RTI International Regional Project Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Position Summary

The Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) for Tanzania will provide scientific leadership as well as programmatic direction for project activities in Tanzania related to an anticipated project funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) entitled, “Understanding knowledge systems and what works to promote science technology and innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.”
The duration of the project is expected to be approximately 18 months.

Position Responsibilities

Technical Leadership

  • Contribute to establishing standards for scientific rigor and quality of all research, data collection, analysis and report writing undertaken as part of the project.
  • Lead the study and analytical work in Tanzania in partnership with the PI, RTI experts, and Tanzanian institutions, and contribute to the design of overall project activities, methodologies and deliverables.
  • Coordinate research and work products with the PI as well as co-PIs located in Kenya and Rwanda.
  • Ensure the analysis, reports and recommendations that result from the Tanzania research products are technically sound, clear and practical.
  • As applicable, prepare briefs for both policy and academic
    audiences in Tanzania.


    Education and Experience

  • Master’s level degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Research Methodology, or related field;
  • Candidates must have at least eight years of progressive experience in the design and oversight of complex research studies related to knowledge management, political economy analysis and related fields.
  • Existing relationship with an academic institution, think tank or research institute in Tanzania.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the broad array of institutions and actors involved in the knowledge sector in Tanzania.
  • Demonstrated success managing against programmatic deliverables.

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills are required.
  • Excellent writing, editing, research, and presentation skills in English.
  • Proven track record in building successful relationships with government counterparts, research institutions, donors, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to produce thorough, high-quality work within a tight time frame in English.
  • Must be fluent (writing and speaking) in English and Swahili.

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or Before 18th July 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; RTI International Regional Project Manager Jobs in Tanzania

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