Jhpiego seeks a Project Director to provide vision, leadership and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for an innovative Global Affairs Canda (GAC) adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (ASRH-R) project in the Mara region of Tanzania. The project aims to increase the agency of female and male adolescents (ages 10–19) over their SRH and well-being by 1) increasing knowledge, skills, and abilities of adolescent girls and boys, individually and as partners, to make, full, free, and informed decisions; and 2) Improving the capacity of health system to deliver high quality services to adolescent girls and boys; and 3) improving skills of adolescent girls and boys to advocate and participate in health accountability mechanisms.
The Project Director will have the overall responsibility for leadership and management and reporting of project activities. S/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems in short timeframes while ensuring operational and project quality and integrity. S/he will serve as the project’s main point of contact with GAC on routine and strategic matters. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management and communication with the host country government, international partners, and local organizations and agencies.
This position is contingent upon award from GAC. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Female candidates strongly encouraged to apply.