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Project Management
IDG Global Health
180NI Requisition #
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• Master’s Degree in public health, social sciences, international development, or a related field.
• At least 12 years’ experience managing and leading technical, operational and administrative teams for complex health projects in Africa.
• Five years senior level management experience in the design, implementation, and management of programs of similar size, complexity, and setting.
• Demonstrated experience in institutional strengthening approaches.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in building and maintain productive working relationships.
• Proven record of building teams and fostering collaboration to achieve program goals, meet program milestones, and produce quality program results.
• Experience working as a D/COP for USG-funded project is highly desirable with proven capacity to effectively manage staff and project funds.
• Knowledge of U.S. government health initiatives and related reporting requirements and funding parameters.
• Strong knowledge of USAID administrative and reporting procedures and systems along with strategic program planning, management, supervision, and budgeting expertise.
• Exceptional English written and oral communication skills; Swahili preferred.
• Relevant experience in East Africa is preferred, preferably in Tanzania.
• Excellent knowledge of Tanzania national issues impacting surveillance, Malaria, and demonstrated success strengthening local strengthening local government institutions.
• Expertise in any of the following technical components: malaria, vector control, surveillance and/or health management information systems.
• Demonstrated professional excellence in health program management, including experience in the following: client relationship management, developing program work plans, developing program budgets, managing program implementation, and managing technical assistance teams.
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications.
• Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Tanzania.

TO APPLY: Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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