United Republic of Tanzania: Health Policy Advisor

Organization: CAMRIS International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 18 Mar 2018

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

CAMRIS seeks a Health Policy Advisor for an upcoming task order under the International Technical, Operation, and Professional Support Services (ITOPSS) IDIQ.


Assist CDC-Tanzania with the management of policy and communication issues, with an emphasis on maximizing the impact of both financial and technical resources; participate in three major domains of work within CDC-Tanzania: policy, coordination, and program management; and provide technical assistance and guidance to the USG health team on key health policy issues, including strategic direction for public health programming, sustainability, country ownership, and governance, as well as issues involving internal documentation and external outreach. Contractor employee will also provide expert analysis of critical health policy issues for CDC and USG and guide the design of policy alternatives to address these challenges.

Note: The position is contingent on contract award.


  • Assist the Country Director and Deputy Country Director, CDC-Tanzania, with strategic planning, overall programming decisions, and coordination of technical activities
  • Provide policy support and guidance for CDC-Tanzania operational issues, including transition planning, program strategy, and various HQ initiatives.
  • Provide technical policy support and guidance to the interagency health team on transition strategy and annual country operational program preparation.
  • Support CDC-Tanzania on other policy issues, as needed.
  • Write reports, abstracts, articles, and policy briefs and make oral presentations to disseminate public health evaluation findings and to advocate for policy changes and the evolution of health system related programs in Tanzania.
  • Travel to various locations in country to attend national working groups meetings, including those charged with developing strategic and operational plans and policies. As needed, provide technical input and/or written content to USG technical teams for national policy documents.
  • Promote a cross-team, cross-program approach to public health, with an emphasis on integrated, sustainable solutions to critical problems.
  • Participate in development of planning and execution of high-level visits by USG representatives. Coordination and Advocacy

  • Develop standard operating procedures to improve communication and coordination within CDC-Tanzania to ensure consistency of messaging between CDC HQ and Field staff.

  • Collaborate with CDC-Tanzania communications staff to develop and distributes a variety of internal and external communication (with various frequencies) using various methodologies and mediums. Program Management

  • Support the grants management team with coordination, planning, and financial analysis.

  • Provide guidance and strategy for CDC’s cooperative agreements and grants related to HHS, and serve in a supportive management role on projects related to quality improvement, surveillance, information systems, and research.

  • Serve as the technical advisor for health systems and policy-related cooperative agreements.

  • Engage health development partner, Fora, as appropriate to advance CDC/USG strategic objectives, including alignment with and leveraging of programmatic and technical resource.

  • A master’s degree in public health, public policy, or public administration

  • At least five years of experience with public health program implementation and/or research with international experience in global health, particularly with PEPFAR.

  • At least five years of experience in health policy, including education and training for health care workers, health systems financing, and health system governance.

  • At least five years of experience in public health systems and programs at the facility, district and national levels, and an understanding of governmental efforts to decentralize and integrate health services, particularly in low-resource settings.

  • At least five years of experience in developing strategies to build human and institutional capacity of host country counterparts and systems, as well as analytical methods to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of capacity building activities.

  • At least three or more years of experience using Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software; experience with GIS and/or statistical software.

  • At least three or more years of experience in oral and written communication skills relating to policy analysis, cross-cultural negotiation, and presentation of research findings.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Monitoring and Results Manager – Market Systems Development – Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 19 Mar 2018

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 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).

  • Design and deliver a market systems M&E framework tailored to the specific requirements of the Dar Jobs programme. This should include developing a programme Theory of Change (ToC) that integrates the short-to-medium-term financing component, and intervention level ToCs
  • Develop and manage the M&E and Value for Money (VfM) systems.
  • Support the research lead to design and manage any analysis and research to be undertaken during the inception and implementation phases.
  • Coach and mentor members of staff on the use of the M&E framework and systems. This will include support to the market systems training team in developing material tailored to the context.
  • Work with other team members in documenting programme lesson learning and supports the team in creating and delivering an adaptive management approach. This will include working closely with the Palladium M&E specialist at headquarters.
  • Work with the other senior team members to oversee the work of short-term advisors, contractors, and partners, including developing TORs, providing quality assurance.
  • Ensures delivery to the TL of means of verification for all milestones and MEL indicators.
  • Track key indicators for knowledge management of the programme, enabling the programme to be adaptive and responsive to the needs.
  • Manage communication outputs linked with an external firm.


  • Master’s degree in development studies, social science, statistics, or another relevant subject with extensive experience working in market systems or innovation monitoring.
  • Experience managing Monitoring and Results Measurement within large scale development programmes, preferably those supporting business development.
  • Strong understanding of the Market systems/M4P approach.
  • Experience in research and data collection, including survey design and qualitative and quantitative techniques, particularly in relation to the private sector.
  • Experience working on DfID or other major donor-funded programmes.
  • Fluency in English.


  • Familiarity with the DCED Standard for Results Measurement.

  • Knowledge of the East African and/or Tanzanian context.

  • Experience of working with market systems and innovation programmes..

    Applications are encouraged from qualified candidates belonging to the traditionally disadvantage backgrounds, including women.

    Tanzanian nationals are strongly recommended to apply

How to apply:

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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


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



  • 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.


  • 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:

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