Public-Private Partnership 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.

2. Public-Private Partnership Advisor- based in Dar es Salaam

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
The position will playa leading role in identifying, designing, and brokering public-private partnerships that focus on agriculture, health, natural resource management, and/or water, sanitation and hygiene services (WASH). S/he will provide technical expertise on public-private partnership issues, such as the development of strategies for outreach to the private sector. S/he will also represent FHI 360 on public-private sector issues at technical, policy’ and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donors.
Specifically will be: engaging private sector partners and stakeholders and serving as principal private sector liaison for the project; organizing meetings with local and international business representatives; coordinating conversations, roundtables, and activities across a number of industry groups, business sectors, and organizations; providing though leadership in support of partnerships; providing technical leadership for the design, formalization, and management of innovative public-private partnerships; providing technical assistance to project stakeholders’ relative to the structuring of public-private partnerships and outreach to the private sector; coordinating with other donors, local organizations and Tanzanian government structures to ensure harmonization of public-private partnership activities; providing timely and accurate reporting to USAID on all partnership project areas; and developing implementing outreach strategies to the private sector.

Position Requirements: Qualifications /Experience:
At least 7 years of experience in East Africa, preferably in supporting agriculture, health, natural resource management, and/or WASH services Degree in business administration, economics, finance, or another relevant discipline from an accredited university, with preference for candidates possessing a Master’s degree or higher;
Proven ability to identify high-value partnerships with private and public sector stakeholders and to leverage private investment towards addressing public needs; ,
A proven ability to work collaboratively with and lead negotiations and reach a consensus among several private and public sector stakeholders;
Experience with impact investment and creating access to finance highly desirable;
Demonstrated experience in understanding, brokering, and/or overseeing the development of high-value public-private alliances and partnerships;
Ability to work independently and effectively with tight deadlines;
Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with the private sector, citizen groups, and other key project stakeholders;
Proficiency in Swahili and English;
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.

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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