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:

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

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