Chief of Party (WASH)

DAI
Tanzania
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Description

DAI seeks Chief of Party (COP) candidates for anticipated USAID-funded Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene activity in Tanzania. The program will strengthen the resilience and performance of the WASH sector through integrated attention to rural and urban water service provision; sector financing; sanitation and hygiene markets; and water resource management. The COP will provide the strategic leadership and management necessary to delivery tangible and sustainable results in partnership with government, private sector, and other development partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall project vision and leadership with a focus on sustainability and collaboration  
  • Foster and maintain effective, professional working relations with a broad range of government counterparts, local organizations, donors and other stakeholders for successful implementation
  • Responsible for overall management of the project including technical, financial, operational, administrative, and logistical aspects and delivery of high-quality work products and deliverables
  • Develop and maintain a positive working environment for the team that invites collaboration, innovation and open communication and knowledge sharing
  • Responsible for compliance with local laws, USAID rules and regulations, and DAI policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional and project leadership experience in water sector reform and service improvements, water resource management, integrated WASH, sector finance or other related field
  • Advanced degree in engineering, water and natural resource management, public administration,  or a related field
  • Prior experience with donor-funded projects, preferably USAID, and knowledge of donor  procedures, policies, regulations and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in building, mobilizing, and leading multidisciplinary teams, and working with partners, to deliver results
  • Past Chief of Party experience highly desirable
  • Fluency in English and excellent  communication and interpersonal skills are  required
  • Experience with gender and youth integration preferred
  • Experience working in Tanzania required; Tanzanian citizens preferred