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Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) CrossCulture Fellowship Programme 2020 (Fully-funded)

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Applications for the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) CrossCulture Fellowship Programme 2020 are now open. The CrossCulture Programme (CCP) enables professionals and committed volunteers to think outside of the cultural box! Each year around 80 fellowship recipients from host organisations in Germany or in one of the over 35 partner countries gain experience in intercultural networks.

Through occupational stays abroad, the programme enables and promotes actors from the cultural, educational, scientific, artistic and medial sectors to work together. The goal of the CrossCulture Programme is to strengthen lasting civil society networks between Germany and countries across the globe. The programme was launched in 2005 and now counts over 750 alumni to its ever-growing network.

During two to three months of practical training in host organisations in Germany or in CCP partner countries, participants deepen their expertise and acquire intercultural skills. In turn, the host organisations benefit from the expertise, regional knowledge and networks of the CCP fellows. The participants then bring their experiences gained abroad into their everyday working life when they return to their home organisation. CCP Fellowships enables professionals and committed volunteers to work in an intercultural environment for two to three months and to gather new skills.

Funding

  • ifa covers the following costs for fellowship recipients from abroad:
  • A monthly allowance of 550 Euros
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Accommodation
  • A monthly ticket for public transport within the place of residence
  • A refund of applicable visa fees
  • Health insurance

ifa covers the following costs for scholarship recipients from Germany:

  • A monthly allowance of 1,100 Euros
  • A refund of roundtrip airfare
  • A refund of applicable visa fees
  • Health insurance

No provisions will be made for travelling with family members such as spouse or children. ifa assumes no costs or responsibility for other persons beyond the fellowship recipient.

Eligibility

  • Fellowships are principally awarded to people working in one of the following fields:
  • Policy and society
  • Media and culture
  • Human rights and peace
  • Sustainable development
  • The applicant must be between the ages of 23 and 45 at the time of the application.
  • Good written and spoken English skills.
  • At least two years of proven professional experience or volunteer work in a civil society organisation in the country of origin.
  • The applicant is in good health for a longer stay abroad.

Desirable Qualities

  • The applicant has been and is socially engaged for the long-term.
  • The applicant can prove full-time experience in his or her field of work.
  • A collaboration with an organisation in the target country is in progress or planned.
  • The applicant possesses other language skills, particularly, German language skills.

Application
The following application documents are required:

  • Curriculum vitae in English with details about education/training, work experience, volunteering and other skills.
  • Letter of motivation using the Template.
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s home organisation/workplace in the applicant’s country of origin, for example from a supervisor, using the Template.
  • Photo is optional.
  • For more information, see FAQ or visit ifa CrossCulture Fellowship.

An Opportunity for Journalists to Travel Mexico and Guatemala

Deadline: 12 November 2019
Under the Adelante initiative, five teams of two journalists will travel to Tapachula, Mexico and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala from March 2 to 17, 2019 . The scholars will begin their trip in Mexico City on March 2 , where they will participate in a training to work in hostile and emergency first aid environments (HEFAT) from 4 to 3 March . After the workshop, the scholars will travel to the border of Mexico and Guatemala for nine days, reporting from Tapachula, Mexico and / or Quetzaltenango, Guatemalaand its surroundings. The IWMF will determine the number of days in Tapachula or Quetzaltenango after the ten scholars are selected.

The objective of this scholarship is to generate coverage on important issues that normally do not receive sufficient attention in Mexico and Guatemala, and promote new narratives in the international media. During the trip, the scholars will have the opportunity to report as a team, work in collaboration with other journalists and access different sources and sites related to their stories. The possibility of trips outside their central location will be analyzed on a case-by-case basis and will be determined in accordance with the IWMF security protocols.

The IWMF will facilitate trips up to three hours away from the central location. The IWMF will organize the logistics for all the scholarship holders and will cover the costs related to the scholarship in the framework of the journalistic trip, such as transfers, accommodation, meals, and interpreters, unless the media of any particular journalist wishes to bear these costs . The IWMF will also cover the costs of visas, but scholars who live outside the United States are responsible for completing the paperwork to obtain the necessary visas.

Eligibility Criteria
The following criteria must be met to qualify:

  • Journalists who identify themselves as women or non-binaries of all nationalities who are affiliated with media or freelancers and with at least three years of professional experience working in information media. Internships do not count.
  • Journalists who are not native English speakers must have a good level of spoken English in order to take advantage of the training.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the support of unx editorx of a medium or have a recognized track record of publishing in important media.
  • The IWMF believes that gender does not fit a notion. They include all journalists who identify as women, which includes trans women and non-binary people.

Application Instructions
The journalistic journey is open to teams of two (2) journalists. Everyone must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a joint application. Group interviews are offered to the teams that are selected. The IWMF recommends that at least one journalist per couple be from Latin America and the Caribbean. Everyone must provide their personal data and work samples, in addition to submitting a declaration of interest, a work plan, a publication plan and a shared letter of support.

How to Apply

2020 Emerging Voices for Global Health is now open for Applications

Deadline: 6 February 2020

Applications are now open for “2020 Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH)” which is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, promising and emerging health policy & systems researchers, decision makers and other health system actors with an interest to become influential global health voices and/or local change makers.

EV4GH coaches “Emerging Voices” to participate actively in international conferences where global health issues are addressed and to raise their voice in scientific and policy debates. The EV4GH program is managed by an internationally representative governance committee consisting of EV alumni elected by previous EV4GH participants and several invited (liaison) members from EV partner institutes.

Eligibility Criteria

  • There will be two tracks for which participants can apply to be an EV 2020. While one track is reserved for researchers involved in health policy and systems research, the other track seeks to attract health professionals, activists, decision or policy makers and/or other health systems actors. All applicants must have been born on or after 1 January 1980.
  • Track-1
  • Applicants must submit an abstract for the Sixth Symposium on Health System Research, Dubai and have at least two of the following:
  • A Master’s degree in health or a health-related field
  • Be enrolled in a doctoral-level programme in health or a health-related field
  • At least two-year work or research experience in public health or development
  • Experience and/or knowledge from working in LMICs
  • Track-2
  • Applicants must fulfil one of the following:
  • Be involved in a decision-making, implementation or practitioner role within health services or systems
  • Be a passionate voice for strengthening health systems within their local/national health systems in the role of activists, health journalists or patient advocates or otherwise involved in advancing health equity and social justice in their regions.
  • For both tracks, special consideration will be given to people who explicitly include the political dimension of health systems and services in their work, and challenge power in whatever form, based on good evidence.
  • EV4GH is open to all. Focus will be on applicants from the Global South especially LMICs, but candidates from the global north can also apply (they need to have relevant field experience in the global South, though, and work on health policy & systems research in the South).

How to Apply

Humanitarian Innovation Challenge to Solve Problems through Digital Innovation in Africa

Deadline: 11 October 2019

The African Union, Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division of the Department of Political Affairs, is organizing an “Humanitarian Innovation Challenge” to identify five promising digital technology-based ideas which tackle forced displacement or other humanitarian challenges in Africa.

The challenge is part of the activities of AU’s theme of the Year 2019: The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa. The innovations are also expected to tackle other aspects of humanitarian challenges including man-made/natural disasters in Africa e.g. conflicts, famine, droughts, floods, epidemics, etc.

The top five (5) innovators will be invited to a three day-long Prototype Lab in Nairobi (Kenya) in mid-November where they will receive professional coaching/mentorship and support to bring their idea to the next level. The event will close with a pitching sessions where the individual /team with the most convincing concept will receive 20.000 EUR to develop their idea into an innovative digital product, service or tool in an intensive accelerator phase.

The accelerator phase of the project will take place in the winners’ country or region in 2020.

Benefits
The five selected teams will receive the following support:

  • Invitation to a three-day Prototype Lab in Nairobi, Kenya (including flights, accommodation, visa, insurance, participation in the Prototype Lab for up to three persons per team).
  • During the Prototype Lab the teams will get support in further developing their ideas/solutions regarding business model refinement, visual prototyping, User-Centered Design, pitching and other areas. Besides, experienced coaches and experts will provide inspiring inputs and facilitate the workshop through Design Thinking methods and will help prepare the teams pitches.
  • Networking with AU representatives, experts from the Humanitarian sector and with the other participating teams
  • The team with the most convincing idea/solution (based on the final pitch to a jury at the end of the Prototype Lab) then will receive additional support through:
  • An Accelerator Programme for the development of the idea/solution into a functioning digital implementable prototype. During the (up to) three months long accelerator phase, the winning team will win support worth 20.000 EUR. This will include tailored coaching based on their specific needs from experienced coaches and consultants (e.g. IT development, data science/security, web design, business development, marketing, legal, etc.). The Accelerator Programme will take place in the geographical region of the winning team, as close as possible to where the team is based.
  • Recognition Award by the AU
  • Presentation of the idea/solution at a High-Level AU Events in 2019 and 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • The background of the team can be non-profit or for-profit organisation, or just a group of friends
  • Each team should already have some experience in developing digital solutions and must include at least one IT specialist/developer potentially able to develop the core product
  • The members of the team must be African nationals and residents
  • The team should be available to come to Nairobi/Kenya on November 20-22nd 2019 and to develop their idea into a product, service or tool during the Accelerator Programme in the timeframe between January 2020 to March 2020

What ideas are they looking for?

  • The idea should be digital technology driven (and based on the Principles of Digital Development and be linked to the innovative use of (Big) Data and/or citizens engagement/participation
  • The idea should provide a solution for a pressing humanitarian problem related to forced displacement or man-made/natural disasters in Africa
  • It should be feasible to develop this idea into an implementable digital prototype in the timeframe between January 2020 to March 2020 – and to pilot it in a small context with real users afterwards

Selection Criteria
The five teams admitted to the Protoype Lab will be selected on the basis of their submission from an open call using the following selection criteria:

  • How relevant is the problem that the idea/solution is tackling?
  • What is the long-term potential of the idea in terms of positive impact for its beneficiaries (e.g. refugees, returnees and IDPs or others)?
  • How innovative is the idea to solve the problem?
  • How convincing are the proposed key partners?
  • How convincing is the plan for long-term sustainability?
  • How skilled and experienced is the team?
  • How well does the team/idea fit into the support the Humanitarian Innovation Challenge can offer?
  • The AU strongly encourages diversity/balance in terms of age, gender, language and geography.

How to Apply

  • Applications must be submitted at the address given on the website.
  • Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • For more information, please visit https://au.int/en/humanitarianInnovationChallenge

Climate Change Media Partnership 2019 Reporting Fellowships (Fully-funded)

Deadline: October 13, 2019

Applications are open for the Climate Change Media Partnership 2019 Reporting Fellowships. The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP), led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, is pleased to announce this year’s fellowship for journalists interested in covering the upcoming round of annual climate change negotiations.

Since its launch in 2007, the CCMP has brought more than 300 journalists from developing countries worldwide to attend and report on the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, now in its 25th year. This has enabled them to cover the summit for their home audiences, work with experienced and knowledgeable journalists from around the world and gain a multifaceted understanding of climate change’s global impact.

This year’s selected Fellows will attend the second week of the UN climate negotiations in Santiago, Chile, from December 7-13, 2019 (with arrival on the 6th and departure on the 14th).

Cost
EJN will cover non-refundable economy-class airfare, accommodation, meals and transportation costs of selected Fellows. They will also reimburse for meal and other transport expenses acquired in transit, facilitate the press accreditation process, and provide any other support relating to the trip. Please note that the process of obtaining any necessary visas is the Fellow’s individual responsibility. Visa costs can be reimbursed, however.

Eligibility

  • Be a professional journalist from or representing an established media house and reporting from a developing country in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, or developing Asia (with a special focus on journalists from Bangladesh or eastern India — West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu). Because of the location of this year’s COP, they expect at least half the Fellows to be selected from the Latin America and Caribbean region;
  • Fill out the application form using the link below. This form includes questions that illustrate the applicant’s experience reporting on climate change issues and the kinds of stories they might pursue at the conference;
  • Be available to travel so that they can attend COP25 in Chile, arriving on December 6 and departing on December 14;
  • Commit to participate in all Fellowship activities;
  • Provide a letter of support from an editor, producer or supervisor who can confirm that your news reports will be published or broadcast in an established media outlet. Freelancers are welcome to apply, but must provide a letter of support from a media outlet they intend to report for.

Evaluation Criteria
Criteria for evaluating applicants include:

  • The prospective Fellow’s demonstrated experience covering climate change and other environmental topics;
  • Their interest in continued coverage of these issues;
  • And the audience reach of the proposed media outlet.

Application

  • Applicants will be asked to submit samples of their work, which can be uploaded as text or web links. Stories can be sent in a native language as long as they are accompanied by a short English synopsis. However, a good command of English is a prerequisite for participation in Fellowship activities.
  • Click here to apply
  • For more information, visit Climate Change Media Partnership.

2020 Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship in Japan [Fully Funded]

DEADLINE: November 15, 2019
ADD TO CALENDAR: Google Calendar
REGION: Japan

Applications are now open for the 2020 Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship in Japan.

Awaji Youth Federation (AYF) is an initiative of the Pasona Group Inc, an international community of young innovators based on Awaji Island, Japan. The main focus is regional revitalization of the island, cultural creation, and entrepreneurship. Every year AYF invites promising professionals and aspiring leaders across the world to establish a creative, innovative community within the framework of international Fellowship.

AYF Fellowship is aimed at providing a platform and conducive environment for them to utilize their unique experience and skills to address global and regional problems through learning and collaboration. At the beginning of the fellowship, each fellow decides what their mission will be and how they will work both individually and collectively over the course of 12 months before realizing the outcome on Awaji Island.

Program Fees and Condition
​The AYF program has been designed so that Fellows will be able to enhance their skills and abilities without being burdened financially while in Japan. As an Awaji Youth Federation Fellow, you will be employed by Pasona Group Inc. and enjoy the following benefits and conditions, while fees and government taxes are processed by Pasona.

Location: Japan
Benefits

  • 1-year employment contract by Pasona Group Inc.
  • Working in multicultural environment
  • Enhancing communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Participation in various cultural and educational activities
  • Building connections and networking with international fellows and industry experts
  • Developing entrepreneurship and project-building abilities
  • Accommodation and meals provided
  • Japanese language training
  • Monthly Salary (details on the website)

Eligibilities
Eligibility

  • Youth ( Age 18-35)
  • Graduate with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Advanced level of English – both in Speaking and Writing
  • Japanese language skill preferable
  • Relevant academic or other significant achievements
  • Positive, cooperative, innovative, flexible, and able to cope well under pressure
  • Understands our unique program well and participates actively

Requirements

  • A completed AYF Application (Download from the official website)
  • A detailed CV
  • Eligible Regions: Open for All

APPLICATION PROCESS

All eligible applicants are advised to use the Apply Now link below for further information on how to apply for this opportunity

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019

APPLY NOWOFFICIAL LINK

3 Job Opportunities at Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA), Wildlife Management Assistants

OVERVIEW
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) was established in 1959 by Ordinance No. 413 as revised in 2002 under CAP 284. NCA is managed by Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism.
The main functions of the NCAA are to conserve and develop the natural and cultural heritage resources, to promote tourism in the NCA and safeguard the interests of indigenous people living in the area.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) invites applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant positions below:-

POST: WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT II – 3 Post(s)
Date Published: 04-10-2019
Application Deadline: 17-10-2019
JOB SUMMARY
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT II – NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA AUTHORITY

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(i) To clear NCAA boundaries.
(ii) To assist in implementation of strategies for managing endangered flora and fauna species.
(iii) To participate in carrying out animal census.
(iv) To assist in identification and management of various habitats in NCA.
(v) To participate in collecting samples of, and store plant specimens.
(vi) To participate in preparation of tree nurseries for both indigenous and exotic plant species.
(vii) To participate in restoration of plant species in NCA and adjacent areas
(viii) To cleanse firearms.
(ix) To collect/pick government trophies or antiques or forest products left unattended to secure in official custody.
(x) To participate in routine patrols and animal census.
(xi) To protect and guard the lives and properties of the residents/employees against destruction by wild animals.
(xii) To participate in cleanliness and guarding of tourist camps, entry gates and any other appointed places.
(xiii) To perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Holder of Certificate in Wildlife Management, Range Management, Forestry and beekeeping. or similar related field from a recognized institution.Read Also:

REMUNERATION
In accordance to NCAA’s salary scales.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
(i) Applicants must be Tanzanian citizens of not more than 27 years of age.
(ii) Applicants must fill out ALL the necessary forms/fields available at the NCAA recruitment portal (http://recrutiment.ncaa.go.tz).
(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of information given in this advertisement.
(iv) Applicants must attach their certified copies of certificates as required to include; Driving License for drivers, Professional certificates, form IV National Examination Certificates, and Birth Certificates.
(v) Attaching copies of form IV results slips and testimonials is strictly not accepted.
(vi) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary level education, should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
(vii) Applicants employed in Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers.
(viii) Applicants who have/were retired from Public Service for whatever reasons should not apply
(ix) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts at referees section on recruitment portal.
(x) Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate on Personal Details section of recruitment portal.
(xi) A signed hand written application letter should be written in either Swahili or English and addressed to:

Conservation Commissioner,
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority,
P. O. Box 1,
Ngorongoro Crater,
ARUSHA.

(Letter should be attached at Attachment Section on NCAA recruitment portal)

(xii) Deadline for application is 17th October, 2019
(xiii) Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on dates of interview
(xiv) Women are highly encouraged to apply
(xv) Qualified applicants should attend and pass a three months paramilitary training before signing the employment contract
(xvi) Applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following link, recruitment.ncaa.go.tz and not otherwise. This address can also be accessed via NCAA website www.ncaa.go.tz Click on “Recruitment Portal”.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE!

9 New Job Opportunities at PACT Tanzania

Position: Gender and Youth Coordinator (6 Posts)

PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 5.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 6
Job Opening date : 30-Sep-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019


Job Description
Location Kyela DC, MBeya CC, Muleba DC, Shinyanga MC, Kahama TC and Ushetu DC
Reporting To Cluster Technical Manager/CSO Program Manager

Pact Overview
Pact is working in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, Railway Children Africa, and Ifakara Health Institute on a five-year (2016- 2021) USAID/PEPFAR funded project to enhance the strengths of families caring for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The project, USAID Kizazi Kipya, works towards USAID’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) goal of 90-90-90, where 90 of people know their HIV status, 90 of those positive are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90 of those receiving ART achieve viral suppression. The overall goal of the program is to improve the health and social wellbeing of OVC, young people, and their families through strategic service delivery support.


DREAMS stands for Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe. DREAMS partnership is an ambitious effort to decrease HIV incidence in adolescent girls and young women using a multi-faceted and layered approaches in DREAMS districts. PEPFAR Tanzania in partnership with TACAIDS, National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Reproductive and Child Health Services (RCHS), UNICEF and President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) has worked closely to identify target areas, and tailored evidence-based responses to reduce vulnerability of adolescent girls in priority regions. Pact Tanzania implements the DREAMS intervention in 8 councils namely; Mbeya CC, Kyela DC, Shinyanga MC, Shinyanga DC, Msalala DC, Ushetu DC, Kahama TC and Muleba DC.

Position Purpose
The Gender and Youth Coordinator serves as an active member of the program team for the implementation of Pact’s Kizazi Kipya project. The coordinator will ensure the technical cohesion of project integration, strengthening age and gender appropriate HIV/AIDS-related and other services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, live hoods and psychosocial well-being. This position will lead the implementation of DREAMS activities and any other youth HIV prevention activities in respective clusters under the USAID Kizazi Kipya project in targeted councils.

The six (6) coordinators will be seconded at the CSO offices in the councils implementing DREAMS interventions so as to closely monitor all gender and youth related intervention with most focus on monitoring the DREAMS activities i.e. in-school intervention for 9-14 girls, HIV prevention- SRH interventions for 9-17 girls and boys, vocational scholarships for 15-17 girls, Furaha parenting program for adolescents and their caregivers, gender related sessions for caregivers etc.


Responsibilities;
The Gender and Youth Coordinators must develop a close working relationship with the sub-grantees providing OVC services at the community level, LGAs, teachers, vocational centers and beneficiaries. The coordinator will be responsible for

1) DREAMS activities Management, Monitoring, and Reporting

  • Lead timely enrollment of the DREAMS 10-14 AGYW and ensure verification of the existence of these enrolled girls within the DREAMS targeted schools.
  • Ensure HURU teachers trainings have been conducted in all targeted schools, HURU Sessions have been conducted and attendance registers have been filled for every girl attending the session.
  • Ensure distribution of materials to beneficiaries who have completed HURU sessions such as educational subsidies and reusable sanitary kits; ensure quality of materials are verified prior to distribution and proper documentation is collected from beneficiaries.
  • Ensure Furaha Parenting Program has been delivered to DREAMS 10-14 girls who are/have also received HURU intervention. And ensure participation and quality delivery of the program sessions.
  • Work closely with the hired chaperones supporting DREAMS girls at the vocational centers to ensure girls complete their courses and receive their business start-up kits at the completion of their courses.
  • Support CSOs to ensure all DREAMS girls’ households are visited by CCWs on monthly services and receive case management services similar to other general Kizazi Kipya OVC.
  • Ensure management of proper documentation of all DREAMS girls from enrollment to service delivery forms to ensure easy verification of the services provided.
  • Regularly monitor project activities and use data to improve project quality and implementation; pro-actively identify implementation challenges and help to develop and implement practical solutions within a timely manner.
  • Regularly monitor the AGYPREV indicator which requires layering of services for enrolled DREAMS girls (i.e. ensuring the DREAM girls get the required multiple services so as to complete a primary package of service). This will include tracking of data entry to ensure there is layering of services provided to DREAM girls.
  • Submit written updates to the CSO program manager and Technical Cluster Manager for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
  • Document lessons learnt and best practices for experience sharing and replication.



2) Supervision and provision of Technical oversight to CSO- DREAMS Coordinators

  • Serve as the technical point person and mentor to sub grantees on educational support, life skills, HIV prevention and reproductive health education to adolescents; prevention and response to Violence against Children (VAC) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) this requires technical expertise on evidence-based programming in these areas and experience in working on programs targeting youth.
  • Co-develop work plans and action plans with sub grantees and monitor their progress and achievement towards targets.
  • In close collaboration with sub grantees, provide quarterly support-supervision mentoring visits to the field to assure activities adhere to guidance and SOPs and high-quality services are reaching targeted adolescents.




3) Training and project tools dissemination

  • Disseminate guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate the implementation of high quality, age appropriate and gender sensitive services to adolescents.
  • Facilitate high quality trainings and cascade trainings to relevant staff at CSOs and other project stakeholders.
  • Make use of the developed tools for CSOs to better track progression of youth interventions such as organized spreadsheets schedules of sexual reproductive health outreaches, etc. so that CSOs and cluster teams can help monitor activity progress.



4) Partnership and coordination

  • Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and adolescent in the core areas of sexual reproductive health, VAC/GBV issues, livelihoods, life skills, employability etc.
  • Work in partnership with regional and local government authorities as appropriate.Work closely with M&E staff to ensure collection and submission of high-quality data and closely monitor data to better understand progress of activities and target supportive supervision based on performance.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Cluster Technical Manager.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in public health, social work, or other related field
  • At least 5 years of solid experience working in youth programming and community development;
  • Knowledge in evidence based youth programming for HIV prevention;
  • Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly in GBV;
  • Experience of working with VETA or vocational training institutions, primary schools/formal education system, and health facilities;
  • Thorough understanding of the global and national efforts around youth;
  • Experience in participatory approach including community mobilization and youth engagement;
  • Experience of working with teams in remote locations;
  • Experience facilitating highly effective trainings with demonstrated skill transfer to participants;


Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.


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Position: Gender and Youth Officer (1 Post)

PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 5.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Job Opening date : 30-Sep-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019

Job Description
Location Dar es Salaam
Reporting To Gender and Youth Integration Advisor

Pact Overview
Pact is working in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation, Railway Children Africa, and Ifakara Health Institute on a five-year (2016- 2021) USAID/PEPFAR funded project to enhance the strengths of families caring for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The project, USAID Kizazi Kipya, works towards USAID’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) goal of 90-90-90, where 90 of people know their HIV status, 90 of those positive are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90 of those receiving ART achieve viral suppression. The overall goal of the program is to improve the health and social wellbeing of OVC, young people, and their families through strategic service delivery support.

DREAMS stands for Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe. DREAMS partnership is an ambitious effort to decrease HIV incidence in adolescent girls and young women using a multi-faceted and layered approaches in DREAMS districts. PEPFAR Tanzania in partnership with TACAIDS, National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Reproductive and Child Health Services (RCHS), UNICEF and President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) has worked closely to identify target areas, and tailored evidence-based responses to reduce vulnerability of adolescent girls in priority regions. Pact Tanzania implements the DREAMS intervention in 8 councils namely; Mbeya CC, Kyela DC, Shinyanga MC, Shinyanga DC, Msalala DC, Ushetu DC, Kahama TC and Muleba DC.

Position Purpose
The Gender and Youth Officer serves as an active member of the program team for the implementation of Pact’s Kizazi Kipya project. The officer will ensure the technical cohesion of project integration, strengthening age- appropriate HIV/AIDS-related and other services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, live hoods and psychosocial well-being. This position will supervise the implementations of all DREAMS activities and any other youth HIV prevention interventions in all clusters under the USAID Kizazi Kipya project in targeted councils. The officer will be positioned in Pact Dar es Salaam Office so as to oversee all DREAMS related activities in all 8 DREAMS councils and support Gender and Youth Integration Advisor with following up on other gender and youth based intervention in all Kizazi Kipya targeted councils.

Responsibilities;
The officer will be responsible for
1) DREAMS activities Management, Monitoring, and Reporting

  • Ensure close coordination of the implementation and technical quality for the project’s DREAMS activities in all 8 DREAMS councils including ensuring completion of DREAMS enrollment, implementation of HURU sexual and reproductive health, distribution of HURU sanitary kits and education subsidies for in-school OVC girls and parenting interventions for caregivers of adolescents age 10-14. Also coordinate scholarships completion and startup kits provision for out of school OVC girls age 15-17.
  • Work closely with Senior M&E Officer and Cluster M&E Coordinator to regularly monitor each project activities and use data to improve project quality and implementation; pro-actively identify implementation challenges and help to develop and implement practical solutions within a timely manner.
  • Work closely with Senior M&E Officer and Cluster M&E Coordinator to regularly monitor the AGYPREV indicator which requires layering of services for enrolled DREAMS girls (i.e. ensuring the DREAMS girls get the required multiple services so as to complete a primary package of service). This will include tracking of data entry to ensure there is layering of services provided to DREAMS girls.
  • Follow up on the support provided by chaperones to DREAMS girls at the vocational centers and compile Chaperones’ monthly reports provided by the Cluster Technical Managers.
  • Submit written updates to the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor for inclusion on monthly basis and during the quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
  • Participate in national level DREAMS partners, government, and other stakeholders to ensure coordination and attend national level DREAMS related meetings, workshops, etc.



2) Support supervision of various youth and gender approaches across the project.

  • Co-develop work plans and action plans with Gender and Youth Integration Advisor and monitor their progress and achievement towards targets.
  • Serve as support to the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor for the roll out of the HIV Prevention Interventions both in-school and out of school girls and boys age 10-14 and 15-17 such as monitoring school attendance and progression, roll out of the 3 HIV Prevention Modules for 9-14 and National ASRH curriculum for 15-17.
  • Facilitate activities to help project and CSO staff improve their own gender attitudes and beliefs and raise awareness about gender dynamics and gender based violence, and develop skills for integrating gender considerations into project activities.
  • Support coordination of the GBV/VAC Dialogue toolkit, to be adapted from evidence based approaches, for use by VSLG groups and other project platforms to facilitate community dialogues on perceptions of violence and harmful practices against women and children.
  • Work with the project Clusters TSC- Case Management & Child Protection to ensure that the case management approach is tailored to the needs of all targeted adolescents.
  • Provide quarterly support-supervision mentoring visits to the field to assure activities adhere to guidance and SOPs and high-quality services are reaching targeted adolescents.



3) Training and project tools dissemination

  • Facilitate high quality trainings and cascade trainings to relevant staff at Cluster, CSOs and other project stakeholders.
  • Disseminate guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate the implementation of high quality, age appropriate and gender sensitive services to adolescents.
  • Support in development of tools for better tracking of progression of youth interventions such as organized spreadsheets schedules of sexual reproductive health outreaches, etc. so CSOs and cluster teams can help monitor activity progress.



4) Cross-cutting responsibilities

  • Help to define the project learning agenda on youth and gender, including working with M&E team on defining critical data to be collected, and on analysis of data.
  • Collect the documented lessons learnt and best practices in youth and gender for experience sharing and replication.
  • Stay up to date on state-of-the-art and evidence-based approaches in gender and youth, and work to integrate these into project activities.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Gender and Youth Integration Advisor.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in public health, social work, or other related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an HIV-focused field position that included gender and youth; PEPFAR experience preferred.
  • Strong technical knowledge of national and international gender guidelines and policies.
  • Strong technical knowledge of national and international youth programming guidelines and policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt policies, frameworks, and program analyses into actionable steps for implementation at community level which are appropriate for the OVC adolescents and caregivers.
  • Experience with creating strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders including local government, CSOs and community members.
  • Demonstrated experience with using M&E data for program monitoring and decision-making, and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements.
  • Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English, including writing high quality reports.
  • Excellent training and mentorship skills in working with adult learners.
  • Creative thinker and energetic team player
  • Able and willing to travel throughout Tanzania.


Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.


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Position: Logistic Assistant/Driver (1 Post)

PACT – TANZANIA
Experience : 2.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Job Opening date : 01-Oct-2019
Job closing date : 13-Oct-2019

Job Description
Location Dar es Salaam
Reporting To Administration Officer

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalised discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development. Pact Tanzania is a field office of “Pact” an international non-governmental and non-profit making organization with its headquarters in Washington DC. Pact Tanzania exists to build local capacity to enable systematic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy and enjoy the benefit nature provides.

Position Purpose
To safely operate Pact Tanzania vehicles efficiently and to provide administrative assistance to the Pact office as needed.

Responsibilities;

  • Safely operate Pact vehicles in accordance to Tanzanian traffic laws
  • Maintain fuel, mileage and maintenance logs for the vehicles
  • Ensure that vehicles are maintained in good running order
  • Assist with office administrative support such as photocopying, filing, binding of documents, filling, etc., as needed
  • Conduct deliveries, airport pick-ups and messenger services efficiently by taking the most direct routing.
  • Advise staff on safe driving policy when necessary
  • Ensure the vehicle is clean and in good condition all the time
  • Assist Administration Officer on other fleet management and operations issues.
  • Act as a backup driver when there is a need of immediate driver in cluster and Dar main offices.



Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma/Form IV Certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Certification from a reputable Driver’s Education School
  • Class C drivers license



Experience and Skills

  • At least two years experience as a driver/messenger, with preference for experience with USAID or other donors.
  • Safe driving record
  • Must be well acquainted with basic knowledge on vehicle parts and be able to diagnose vehicle related faults at first place.
  • Long distance driving experience
  • Good oral communication ability.
  • Polite, easy going, ability to work with variety of different people and cultures
  • Ability to work after normal working hours to transport staff/consultants to airport and other locations.
  • Strong language capability in both Kiswahili and English.
  • Must be honest and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity.
  • Ability to write a work-related report.


Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

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YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 2019 [Fully Funded]

DEADLINE: October 30, 2019
ADD TO CALENDAR: Google Calendar
REGION: Italy

Submissions are now open for the YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 2019.
YICCA is an international call for artists, open to professionals and not only from any country in the world. All kinds of contemporary artworks are allowed in the art contest: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media, video, installations and performances. The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artist, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Inter-nationality and networking make this art call a huge chance for the artists, which can win a cash prize and have the opportunity to exhibit the submitted works in an art gallery of a European city. Jury’s final decision will lead to a selection of 18 artists that will participate in the final exhibition.

The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art.

Location: Italy

Benefits
Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the artists, which can:

  • Win a cash prize:
  • Euro 3000,00 money prize to the first selected
  • Euro 1000,00 money prize to the second selected
  • Promote their art through a variety of channels:
  • exhibit the selected artworks in a exhibition space, determined by competition.
  • improve the relationship between finalists and critics, curators, gallery owners, public and private art institutions that will have access to this important exhibition.
  • have maximum visibility through the advertising campaign that will follow the competition and all its stages.

Eligibilities

  • All kinds of art works are accepted, including video, installations and performances.
  • All works will be presented by a picture or a video that must be followed by a description of the work.
  • All works must be available for the final exhibition and have to be artist’s property.
  • The contest is open to all artists or groups of artists and professionals from any country.
  • There are no special qualifications required for entry.
  • Eligible Regions: Open for All

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Apply online through the Apply Now link.
  • Application Deadline: October 30, 2019

For Further QueriesAll information about terms and conditions of subscription is published on the official website www.yicca.org or on www.contest.yicca.org To register please complete the registration form on the official website. Contact information: info@yicca.org

SET Award 2020 for Innovators in the Energy Transition (Up to 10,000 Euros prize)

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Applications are open for the SET Award 2020. The Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is a global innovation platform supporting innovation in energy transition. Going into its fourth year, SET is implemented with the conviction that a sustainable future is directly linked to innovative business models and political will.

The award is an initiative of the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council. The event in Stockholm was organised in cooperation with the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Swedish Energy Agency (Energimyndigheten). In the current round, the award is supported by the partner country Sweden and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Categories
Applications can be submitted in five different categories:

  • Category 1: Renewable Energies & Materials
  • Category 2: Digital Energy Systems
  • Category 3: Energy Efficiency Solutions
  • Category 4: Smart Mobility
  • Category 5: Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG-7

Benefits
No matter how far you go into the SET process, there is always a value-added for your start-up. Many of the start-ups have gone on to gain new investors, mentors and customers, received invitations to energy events around the world and won even more awards and recognition for their inspiring work.

  • For all Participants: join the global platform of innovation leaders; see your views represented in the Energy Innovators Issues Monitor; Inform and influence policies that will boost innovation.
  • For the #SET100 2020: the Top 100-ranked applicants will be featured in the annual publication which is circulated to investors, corporates and political stakeholders across the globe. The Top 100 also receive a free ticket to the SET Tech Festival 2020.
  • For all Finalists: return-flight to Berlin, and accommodation for 2 representatives of the start-up to attend the Tech Festival; Pitch coaching; Meet-and-greet with high-level jury, Individual booth at Tech Festival; Live pitches at Tech Festival; Investor-matchmaking; Tickets to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD); Content creation: interviews and branding in all communication material.
  • Winners of each category: up to 10,000 Euros prize money; Participation on the winners’ panel at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD); Profile of start-up celebrated across the World Energy Council’ s global energy network in 99 countries. In addition, start-ups will have the opportunity to attend the World Energy Leaders’ Summits.

Eligibility

  • Applicants may only apply to one category. All subsequent applications to other categories will be disqualified. This also applies to the Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG-7.
  • The start-up must not have been founded longer than ten years ago. In other words, the date of foundation cannot exceed 2009.
  • The application, including any attached documents, must be in English.
  • The start-up must be able to present a functioning prototype. In addition, the applicant must be able to present a legal framework, proof of concept or a client, and/or an industrial/corporate/institutional partner.

Application