United Republic of Tanzania: Deputy Team Leader/Chief of Party – Market Systems Development – Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Feb 2018

Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

The role

The programme will design and implement interventions that address constraints to the development of these sectors. In the Dar context, these constraints include: lack of access to affordable finance and business services; skills gaps; lack of access to technology; high transport costs; lack of access to commercial land and an unsupportive business environment, particularly for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

The Deputy Team Leader works closely with the Team Leader to support management of Dar Jobs activities and personnel and include the operational, managerial and technical aspects of the programme. The Deputy Team Leader will support all programmatic, administrative, operational and financial activities that are required to ensure successful delivery of the activities described in the head contract and programme proposal. The role forms part of the senior leadership team on the project and ensures that risks are minimised, company policies, processes and procedures are adhered to, and the project is compliant with client policies, rules and regulations. The Deputy Team Leader will report on programme strategy, adaptive management practices, communications and research to support programme goals. To include;

  • Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Programme Management:
  • Human Resource Management:
  • Financial Management and Administration:
  • Client Relationship and Stakeholder Management:
  • Teamwork and Mentoring

Requirements

Essential

  • Educated to university degree level or above, preferably holding a Master’s degree
  • Between 5-8 years’ experience working in a senior position on market systems development covering a range of sub sectors, which should include at least one or more of the following;

  • Light manufacturing

  • Waste management

  • Childcare

  • Previous experience working in Tanzania for donor funded programmes.

  • Demonstrated management capability of large donor programmes, overseeing programme, budgets and staff.

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

Preferable

  • Experience managing programmes that have used flexible and adaptive approaches to political economy analysis.
  • Familiarity with DFID programme management, reporting, and systems.
  • Familiarity with Prince 2 process-based method for effective project management.
  • Understanding of contractor programme management systems, including SOPs and guidelines.
  • Fluent written and spoken Swahili.

Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=U29yYXlhQXBwbGVieS4yOTA2NC4zODMwQHBhbGxhZGl1bS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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United Republic of Tanzania: Programme Manager – Market Systems Development – Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Feb 2018

Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. The Dar es Salaam Urban Jobs (Dar Jobs) programme is a market systems development programme that aims to catalyse sustainable change in sectors that have the potential to generate jobs and incomes for thousands of poor people, particularly women and youth. The programme will commence with activities in the manufacturing, waste and childcare sectors.

The role

The programme will design and implement interventions that address constraints to the development of these sectors. In the Dar context, these constraints include: lack of access to affordable finance and business services; skills gaps; lack of access to technology; high transport costs; lack of access to commercial land; and an unsupportive business environment, particularly for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

The Market Systems Programme Manager will form the core of the project team, conducting research and providing technical expertise to help implement the project by identifying constraints to the development of market systems in Tanzania and designing and delivering interventions to overcome these.

  • Analyse Tanzanian market systems, specifically in light manufacturing, waste and childcare.
  • Identify gaps and barriers that hinder the development of these systems.
  • Identify facilitation activities with private sector actors.
  • Support strategies to address gaps and barriers in these market systems using M4P approach.
  • Support the Team Leader with technical advice and leadership.
  • Manage the short term technical advisors.

Requirements

Essential

  • University degree in business management, economics, development studies or another relevant subject.
  • A minimum of five years experience working with, or supporting, market systems development programmes.
  • Knowledge of value chains
  • Good understanding of governance and public administration in Tanzania
  • Experience in Market Systems development/M4P programming.
  • Clear writing and communication style.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Swahili.

    Desirable

  • Knowledge of the light manufacturing, waste and childcare sectors.

  • Experience developing business plans, either with enterprises or own business.

  • Experience in data analysis using Microsoft Excel or other data analysis tools.

  • Experience managing programmes that have used flexible and adaptive approaches to political economy analysis.

  • Previous experience working in Tanzania for donor funded programmes.

Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=U29yYXlhQXBwbGVieS4zODk3Ny4zODMwQHBhbGxhZGl1bS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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United Republic of Tanzania: Chief of Party – Market Systems Development – Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Feb 2018

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

The role

The Dar es Salaam Urban Jobs (Dar Jobs) programme is a market systems development programme that aims to catalyse sustainable change in sectors that have the potential to generate jobs and incomes for thousands of poor people, particularly women and youth. The programme will commence with activities in the manufacturing, waste and childcare sectors.

The programme will design and implement interventions that address constraints to the development in these sectors. In the DAR context, these constraints include; lack of access to affordable finance and business services; skills gaps; lack of access to technology; high transport costs;lack of access to commercial land and an unsupportive business environment, particularly for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

Strategic and Operational Planning:

  • Leads the preparation of the annual strategic plans; technical and operational work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required;
  • Ensures appropriate consultation in the development of plans and budgets (including consultation with the Project Director, Operations Manager, the client, national government agencies and other programme stakeholders).

    Programme Management:

  • Provides technical guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all programme activities, outputs and deliverables.

  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective implementation of work plans and ensures delivery is on time, within budget, meets client and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant.

  • Monitors implementation progress; maintains up to date logs of issues and risks; works to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalates material issues and risks as appropriate.

    Human Resource Management:

  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective and professional management of the programme team.

  • Leads, guides, mentors and manages the performance of technical and administrative direct reports and ensures appropriate leadership, guidance, mentorship and management of other staff.

  • Participates as required in HR management including recruitment and contracting, performance management, disciplinary and grievance proceedings and learning and development.

    Financial Management and Administration:

  • Primary responsibility for the use of reimbursable financial programme resources in Tanzania, excluding lines associated with Palladium expenditure

  • Resource allocation decisions, including the choice and use of personnel and development of budget variations, to be made based on a consideration of past and future commercial programme performance and the need to achieve and improve on corporate income targets

  • Responsible for ensuring the financial performance of the programme is met and exceeded in terms of the company bottom line

  • Ensures consistent implementation of company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Guidelines, Security Protocols and, where applicable, recommend modifications

  • Ensures the programme provides and demonstrates good value for money

  • Supports the preparation and delivery to the client of budget variations and contract amendments.

    Client Relationship and Stakeholder Management:

  • Represents and promote legitimate commercial interests of the company

  • Maintains excellent working relationship with the client and ensures agreement of the program’s strategy, plans, resource requirements and any other contract amendments required

  • Manages relationships with the government of Tanzania, industry actors, business partners and Palladium implementing partners

  • Maintains regular communication with the client and relevant stakeholders and ensure that activity reports and critical program issues are resolved in a timely manner

  • Undertake effective relationship building with private sector operatives who are active in the programme environment, and who are willing to invest in the sector

  • Develop a mechanism for stakeholder consultation including coordination with Tanzania’s wider portfolio, as well as other donor funded programmes to maximize impact.

Requirements

Essential

  • Educated to university degree level or above, preferably holding a Masters degree

  • At least 10 years experience in supporting market systems development covering a range of sub-sectors, which should include at least one or more of the following:

  • Light manufacturing

  • Waste management

  • Childcare

  • Experience working with key government departments and institutions involved in market systems development

  • Experience working with donor (preferably DFID) funded programmes

  • Strong expertise in building and managing programmatic relationships with high level stakeholders from government, civil society and donors

  • Strong expertise in leading complex programmes, including managing and mentoring senior members of staff

  • Good understanding of governance and public administration in Tanzania

  • Strong experience in managing complex teams

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

Preferable

  • Experience managing programmes that have used flexible and adaptive approaches and political economy analysis.
  • Familiarity with DFID programme management, reporting, and systems.
  • Familiarity with Prince 2 process-based method for effective project management.
  • Understanding of contractor programme management systems, including SOPs and guidelines.
  • Fluent written and spoken Swahili.

Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=U29yYXlhQXBwbGVieS45NjkzMC4zODMwQHBhbGxhZGl1bS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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