Economic Strengthening Technical Advisor

FHI 360 is a global nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries.
Currently, FHI360 invites applications from ideal qualified candidates for the following positions for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Tanzania-Caring for children and empowering young people (C2EYP).The project will enable most vulnerable children (MVC) and other young people to access services for improving health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods and psychosocial well-being. The expected duration of the project is five years.

1. Economic Strengthening Technical Advisor- based in Dar es Salaam

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

The position will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of strategies and activities to improve the economic stability of households caring for OVC. Specifically, will involve development and implementation of strategies and interventions for household income-generation and savings among families with OVC; Development and implementation of strategies and interventions that promote the economic empowerment of youth; Provision of technical leadership to project to ensure economic strengthening activities are in line with best practices for addressing needs of OVC, youth and their caregivers; Capacity building of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in strategies for economic strengthening of households; Development of effective methodologies for identifying appropriate HES interventions for specific households; Promotion
of linkages and facilitation of relationships between partners, market actors and organizations with special expertise in HES activities.

Position Requirements: Qualifications !Experience:
Master’s Degree or higher in economics, international development or a related field required.
8+ years’ experience designing, implementing and monitoring household economic strengthening activities working on multifaceted and complex international development programs.
At least 5 years of technical management experience, including direct supervision of technical team and implementing partners.
Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships and resources for creation of business opportunities, business mentorship and skills training, market access, strategies to strengthen household resilience, etc.
Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills.
2+ years’ experience living or working in Tanzania or another developing country is preferable.
Experience with a USG cooperative agreement preferred.
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow and ability and willingness to travel to program areas and internationally required.

Important to Note:
Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI360 and’ the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates may please submit applications, CV/Resume, photocopies of certificates and names and addresses of three referees to:
Human Resources Department, FHI 360,
P.O.Box 78082 Dar es Salaam

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