Programme Development and Quality Director at Save the Children Tanzania 2023

Programme Development and Quality Director at Save the Children Tanzania 2023

The Director of PDQ ensures that a robust monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) system is in place, that the country office engages in the collection and use of evidence and that this is shared across the global organization, and that reliable data is used for decision-making. One key aspect of the role is ensuring capability building, mentoring, and coaching of technical specialists in order to support program quality and Business Development in line with global standards and key performance indicators. 

As a senior leader in the country office, s/he plays a representational role with the government, donors, partners, peer agencies, SC Members, and others. The Director of PDQ supports strategic positioning with donors and partners and leads on project design to ensure that the country office strategy can be delivered in line with child rights programming principles.


The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

· No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

· All children learn from a quality basic education and,

· Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Programme Development and Quality Director

Tanzania, United Republic of


 As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in Tanzania, the Director of Program Development and Quality (PDQ) is responsible for driving cross-functional engagement in the development and delivery of the Country Strategy Plan (CSP), developing annual plans, and reporting on results. S/he is responsible for ensuring the development and delivery of high-quality, evidence-based, innovative programs for children, in all contexts, that contribute to Save the Children’s global Breakthroughs: Learn, Survive, Be Protected.


We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

  • Job Identification 567
  • Job Category Programme, Development, and Quality
  • Posting Date 01/13/2023, 04:18 PM
  • Apply Before 01/27/2023, 01:17 PM
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations CO - Dar es Salaam


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