Regional Program Coordinator (2 Positions 1 in each of the following
regions Kigoma and Shinyanga Grade: 8

Position Overview:
The Regional program coordinator will lead regional operations and oversee implementation in all districts targeted by the project in the region.

S/he will work closely with regional district counterparts to set regional district priorities. The coordinator will liaise with technicaf1eams in the zonal (Mwanza) office to ensure the region is supported in a coordinated, rational and integrated way in the pursuit of project deliverables.
S/he will coordinate with the R/CHMTs to tailor assistance to district needs and to engage other sectors at the district level.

Position Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party

Positions Supervised: Adminstrative cum Program Assistant; Data Manager


Retain ultimate responsibility for the overall implementation of USAID Boresha Afya project activities in his/tier region (s)
Liaise with Regional and district local authorities in making sure that USAID Boresha Afya -supported activities contributes to the national goal and plans on respective RM2NCAH areas.
Oversee quality of programs in the region, including to provide coaching and mentoring of USAID Boresha Afya facility and community health workers
Ensure timely execution of USAID Boresha Afya regional work plan
Coordinate with technical Advisors from zonal office in carrying out capacity building
activities at all levels to realize project results
Take leadership in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of USAID
Boresha Afyaproject activities at regional level
Participate in capacity building activities including trainings, coaching and supervision at regional, district, facility and community levels
Ensure quality and timely data collection and submission of program reports including trip reports, quarterly narrative, expenditure and finance reports, and other reports for a region as required
Maintain consistent communication with the zonal technical team, technical Director and the M&E team regarding program performance in a region
Coordinate with the technical team and project leadership to meet technical needs identified during program implementation in a region
Work to identify and document success stories and best practices from program activities.
Maintain close relationship with the RMOs, DMOs, CHMTs, Regional and District
Reproductive and Child Health coordinators, Regional and District Nursing Officers and other NGO's implementing RM2NCH Work in a region.
Supervise and manage performance of regional support staff.
Be able to represent Jhpiego in various activities at the regional level as assigned by the program management

Qualifications and Requirements:

A clinical degree or equivalent qualification (MD, AMO or nursing/Midwifery).
Candidates with Public Health and any other relevant qualifications will be considered
Solid programmatic and technical expertise in reproductive health programs
At least 5 years' experience in health programs at regional or national level.
Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, inspiring team work and motivating staff,
consultants and partners to achieve results.
Demonstrated experience maintaining donor and partner relations, ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations
Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national programs and technical staff in the areas family planning, performance and quality improvement
Excellent written and oral English and Kiswahili skills
Demonstrated self- management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure adaptability)
Willingness to live in the specified regions and travel up to ~ time.

Application Instructions
To apply please indicate the position title on the envelope or subject line of your e-mail, i.e. Application for Deputy Chief of Party. All applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history. The application should be addressed to:

Director of Human Resource 
Plot 72, 
Block 459, 
New Bagamoyo Road
 PO Box 9170 
Dar es Salaam,