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Senior Program Advisor

ID: 72062124R00011 • Type: Solicitation
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Description

As the Senior Program Advisor, the incumbent will serve as a de facto Deputy Director of the Program Office, jointly with an FSN Deputy Director, providing management, oversight, and technical guidance to 14 staff performing Program Office functions in project design, budget management, development, outreach and communications (DOC), and monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). The incumbent will serve as the senior technical advisor and expert on Program Cycle functions for the Program Office, assisting the Office Director in ensuring that Program Office staff have the necessary knowledge, skills, tools, and systems to effectively support the Mission, and providing management oversight of all Program Office functions in support of the Director and FSN Deputy Director. The incumbent will also serve as an alternate member of the Senior Management Team, serving as one of two alter egos for the Program Office Director during his/her absence. S/he may also serve on Technical Evaluation Committees on an as-needed basis.

USAID/Tanzania's development efforts are focused on empowering Tanzania's youth through interventions in health, agriculture, economic growth, education, and democracy, human rights, and governance (DRG) activities. In health, USAID/Tanzania focuses on HIV/AIDS relief, malaria prevention, expanding family planning, and saving the lives of mothers and children. In agriculture and economic growth, USAID/Tanzania supports the country's transition to a competitive, free-market economy focused on productive agriculture and promoting regional trade to support regional food security and prosperity. In education, USAID/Tanzania promotes youth empowerment, a cross-cutting objective, along with scaling up effective basic education approaches across Tanzania. In DRG, USAID/Tanzania works closely in support of Tanzania's civil society in promoting open civic and political space and continuing recent democratic reforms.

The incumbent will carry out a range of Program Office tasks aimed at supporting these country specific activities to reach their objectives.

Background
The solicitation is for the position of Senior Program Advisor at USAID/Tanzania. The incumbent will serve as a de facto Deputy Director of the Program Office, jointly with an FSN Deputy Director, providing management, oversight, and technical guidance to 14 staff performing Program Office functions in project design, budget management, development, outreach and communications (DOC), and monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). The development efforts of USAID/Tanzania are focused on empowering Tanzania’s youth through interventions in health, agriculture, economic growth, education, and democracy, human rights, and governance (DRG) activities.

Work Details
The incumbent's primary purpose is to provide expert guidance and oversight for the USAID/Tanzania office across a broad range of Program Office related tasks and responsibilities. This includes supporting the Program Office Director and other staff regarding issues affecting USAID/Tanzania’s current portfolio including programming, planning, budgeting, procurement, implementation, and MEL. Additionally, the incumbent will lead on program budget formulation, tracking, and reporting; provide professional development for current and new Program Office and Mission Staff; participate in broad development assistance assessments; provide guidance to technical teams and other Mission staff; review and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to improve program performance; contribute to reports, strategic planning documents, and evaluations for internal and external audiences; provide expert guidance on the Program Cycle and the execution of major Program Office functions; manage an ongoing professional development process for the Program Office and Mission; collaborate with Mission and Embassy staff to identify opportunities and solve problems; review and edit a wide range of documents through the clearance process; produce high-quality material such as reports or briefers; support the Program Office and Mission through other tasks as assigned.

Overview

Response Deadline
July 25, 2024, 10:00 a.m. EDT Due in 4 Days
Posted
July 10, 2024, 9:27 a.m. EDT
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania
Source
SAM

Current SBA Size Standard
$15 Million
Pricing
Likely Cost, No fee
Est. Level of Competition
High
Est. Value Range
Experimental
$150,000 - $250,000 (AI estimate)
On 7/10/24 U.S. Mission to Tanzania issued Solicitation 72062124R00011 for Senior Program Advisor due 7/25/24. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 812990 and PSC R497.
Primary Contact
Name
Hussein I. Tuwa   Profile
Phone
255222668490
Fax
255222668421

Secondary Contact

Name
SARAH A. KOMUNTE   Profile
Phone
255746700956
Fax
None

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Additional Details

Source Agency Hierarchy
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT > AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT > USAID/TANZANIA
FPDS Organization Code
7200-720621
Source Organization Code
100168436
Last Updated
July 10, 2024
Last Updated By
skomunte@usaid.gov
Archive Date
Aug. 9, 2024