Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jobs at Palladium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  Xpresstz       Thursday, December 13, 2018


Finance Manager 

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.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Organization Overview
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium (formerly Futures Group) on August 28, 2015.  HP+ has a mandate to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in the areas of family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal health.  HP+ aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs.
Assignment Overview
HP+ Tanzania is focused on several priority areas, including 
  • Generating high-quality evidence to support the planning and development of sustainable health financing policies and systems
  • Strengthening youth participation in the policy process and reducing barriers to accessing HIV testing and treatment posed by age of consent laws and policies
  • Providing strategic information to support policy development and implementation at national and subnational levels
  • Using mobile-based reporting to strengthen citizen engagement through the collection of citizen feedback on the quality and availability of HIV and other health services
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field
  • Minimum of five years related experience required
  • Proven general acceptable accounting principles experience
  • Experience in managing US government-funded projects
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience in government contracting services environment
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with others
  • Readily accessible and responsive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • High tolerance for stress and ability to handle change and ambiguity
  • Excellence with MS Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use Outlook to schedule meetings with multiple attendees in multiple locations
  • Knowledge of SharePoint desirable
  • Demonstrates sound, professional judgment and excellent decision-making skills
  • Track record of protecting highly confidential information
  • Experience working with international donors would an asset.
The incumbent will report to the Country Director in Dar es Salaam and will also work closely with the Washington, DC-based Operations Staff.
Interested applicants should submit their application online at by the Friday December 21st, 2018  deadline. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Please note this is a Part-Time consultancy

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