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.
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
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 Tanzania required; Tanzanian citizens preferred