Nafasi za kazi-TATU Project, Women’s Empowerment Program Manager

Women’s Empowerment Program Manager

ABOUT TATU PROJECTTATU Project is a non-profit organization that facilitates equal and sustainable development for the rural community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in Northern Tanzania. We address community needs and build effective solutions through active collaboration with members of the community and relevant stakeholders.

W.E. CARE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
W.E. Care’s predominant focus is on community empowerment. The program encompasses projects that allow the women to become educated in health issues, business knowledge and other practical skills and enable them to become empowered to deliver the knowledge to their community in a way that benefits all involved.

KiliPads Project
KiliPads aims to increase the level of knowledge regarding menstruation management and to decrease the social stigma surrounding it; while also making and selling reusable sanitary pads to increase the resources available to women in the community to help manage their menstruation.

Masaa Maasai Jewelry Project
The Masaa jewelry project is a social business that is dedicated in supporting Maasai women from Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their jewelry making business. This project advocates for economic independence, increase in knowledge and skills and the promotion of their vibrant culture.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • The W.E. Care program manager will work closely with the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto, liaise with our partners and collaborate with our team members from all around the world.
  • The manager will support the everyday operations of the projects run by the women of the community, develop the businesses with the goal of sustainability and facilitate training on business skills.
  • The W.E. Care program manager is also responsible for managing the W.E. Care team of volunteers, regular administrative tasks such as reporting and accounting and ensuring the program is aligned with the relevant and overall organization strategy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage the W.E. Care empowerment program
  • Identify and implement needed support/training throughout the phases of the projects
  • Mentor and facilitate the Masaa Group and KiliPads leaders
  • Coordinate and supervise everyday operations of Masaa and KiliPads activities
  • Ensure smooth communications between TATU and the women of the community
  • Involvement in maintaining donor relationships
  • Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation data collection
  • Regular weekly and monthly reporting
  • Program budgeting and accounting
  • Take part in fundraising efforts
  • Manage W.E. Care team and communicate with direct manager
  • Align program to organization strategic plan

SELECTION CRITERIA
It is essential for you to have:

  • University Diploma and/or professional experience in at least one of the following fields: Project management, Business, Education, International Relations / Development Studies
  • Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems
  • A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral
  • Management experienceIt is desirable for you to have:
  • Experience with international non-profits
  • Experience with rural women’s groups
  • A good grasp of accounting and finance concepts
  • Computer skills across MS office and other relevant applications

CONDITIONS

1 year contract with expectation of renewal based on performance
First three months of probationary period
Salary from 600,000 – 625 000 TZS per month
60% Health insurance compensation
Communication stipend
Transportation covered to and from the field
Mandatory taxes and pension compensation

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your CV and cover letter to empowermentofficer@tatuproject.org with subject line ” W.E CARE manager application 2019″
Thank you and good luck!

Closing date: 31 Oct 2019

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