Sr. Program Management Officer – Jhpiego

Tanzanian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.
Lead the Jhpiego Tanzania program tracking process in collaboration with the project team and ensure deliverables are met on time
Work collaboratively with Chiefs of Party/Program Directors and finance staff to prepare and track the progress of program’s activity budgets to ensure adequate resources are available to reach program targets
Meet the program teams monthly (at a minimum) to review program status. Monitor program deliverable/procurements and budget/activity planning and monitoring, in-line with annual work plan(s)
Lead program reviews with program teams (including technical, program, M&E and finance) to ensure necessary program planning, development and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
Coordinate in-country drafting of annual work plan process in consultant with technical and finance teams, including taking the lead when needed in drafting and consolidating work plan narrative and organizing budget preparation.
Serve as Start-up Advisor and Close-Out Advisor for new and ending projects, as needed
Create and maintain project charters for all current and new programs
Work with different departments to develop/update and disseminate policies, such as Security, Travel, HR, Finance procedures, etc.
Work with the Jhpiego Baltimore team to source for and coordinate technical assistance and consultancies needed by the project teams
Ensure compliance with Jhpiego, John Hopkins University, and donor operational policies and regulations
Promote opportunities for new business and sources of funding in Tanzania
Participate in the writing and/or review of technical and programmatic portions of business development
Mentor field staff to assume responsibilities for quality management of programs at the field level
In consultation with the Country Director; represent Jhpiego in meeting with senior level international health professionals, donors, universities and other partners
Routinely monitor progress of Tanzania Strategic Plan with the Senior Management Team
Coordinate and facilitate Senior Management Team bimonthly meetings and Tanzania All-Staff monthly meetings
Lead development of Jhpiego Tanzania’s Annual Report
Support Regional Representatives as a liaison between Regional Offices and Central Dar Office
Promote Project Management (PM)@Jhpiego principles, tools and processes and support orientation of new and existing staff in PM@Jhpiego as needed
Work with HR department to carry out New Staff Orientation
Help to develop annual staff meetings and other program staff retreats
Routinely promote use of internal presentations and Office 365 platforms for knowledge management and promoting/sharing Jhpiego’s work to internal audiences
Support the communications team to coordinate Project-specific communications needs and develop and maintain the Tanzania eNewsletter
Advanced degree in public health or related field
7+ years’ experience managing international health programs
Strong project management skills (PMD Pro Certified preferred)
Strong understanding of technical approaches for integrated approaches to maternal and newborn health and infection prevention control.
Knowledge of international and USG donor agencies compliance regulations
Experience developing work plans for large complex projects with multiple partners
Demonstrated ability to develop and/or review project budgets and monitor project financial
Field oriented and comfortable with a team approach to programming and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
Demonstrated collaborative relationship with partners, stakeholders, and donor agencies
Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communications skills
Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Ability to travel up to 40% of the time to field offices and activities
Knowledge of Swahili and prior experience working in Tanzania is preferred

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