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Job Opportunity at Lifewater International (Lifewater), Area Program Manager

Position: ;Area Program Manager

Reports to: Country Director
Office Location: ; ;Shinyanga, Tanzania
Lifewater International (Lifewater) is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve vulnerable populations as a demonstration of God’s gracious love for all people. Lifewater serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Result Statement: I am responsible for producing the following result:
That vulnerable children, families and communities in the Shinyanga DC experience an improved quality of life that is marked by a sustained safe water access free from diarrhoeal diseases. I will achieve this by providing proactive, thoughtful, and accountable leadership and management of program teams, technicians and local stakeholders involved in the designing, management, monitoring and evaluation of Lifewater’s Vision of a Healthy Village (VHV) program strategy in the area of operation under my jurisdiction.

Reporting Positions:
Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator
Water/Sanitation Technician

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Strategic Work Responsibilities

Lead the Shinyanga Program team with passion, conviction, and in an organized, data-driven and outcomes-oriented manner.

Participate in the recruitment, envisioning, and deploying qualified staff necessary for effective program delivery in the district(s) of assignment.

Lead the development of a detailed implementation plan and guide implementation of the program and ensure monitoring progress towards program objectives.

Develop strategic relationships with district-level stakeholders especially in program operation areas for purposes of leveraging their WASH activities as appropriate.

Liaise with the LI Tanzania Country Director to develop, document, and operationalize all internal processes for program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.

Serve as part of LI Tanzania Management Team to support the Tanzania Country Director in developing new plans, and assessing feasibilities of new/strategic areas of operation.

Contribute to LI learning and ongoing improvements through knowledge sharing, tool improvement, documentation, strategic reviews and planning within LI Tanzania .

Lead program team on annual planning and budgeting for all programs and projects in the district of assignment in line with LI planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines.

Tactical Work Responsibilities:

Ensure the quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, organization values and established deadlines

Facilitate effective and relevant capacity building events for WASH program staffs and support them in the day-to-day implementation of projects

Coordinate the implementation of baselines, reviews, and evaluations of the programs in close collaboration with HQ.

Operationalize Lifewater program-level M&E system and ensure program and district-level utilization of M&E information.

Build effective partnerships at the district-level and effectively represent Lifewater in relevant zonal forums e.g. Zonal NGO Forum.

Prepares Service Contracts with the knowledge of the Country Office for project activities covering among other the following: vehicle rent, construction contracts, and professional fees.

Prepare annual budgets with Area Program Management team, working through asset and program funding opportunities in alignment with strategic priorities.

Conduct joint team reviews and planning with program staff to enhance performance.

Conduct weekly meetings with each direct report staff to ensure that week planning and priorities are optimal.

Provide 15/5 reports to Country Director on weekly basis.

Facilitate 15/5 reports with reporting staff personnel on a weekly basis.

Carry out any other tasks assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have a University degree in either Public Health, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, -Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, or related field.

Must have at least 5 years’ experience in community development preferably in the field of water engineering, sanitation and hygiene or public health, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social -Administration, Development Studies, or related field.

Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken

Knowledge of financial and human resource management.

Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.

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Job Opportunity at Lifewater International (Lifewater), Director of Engineering Operations

Position: ;Director of Engineering Operations
Location: Shinyanga, Tanzania (with regular travel to Program Areas) – Full-time
Reports to: Country Director
Reporting Positions: Hydrogeologist, Drilling Crew
Indirect Reporting: Program Engineers
HQ Alignment: WASH Engineering Team

Lifewater International (Lifewater) is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve vulnerable populations as a demonstration of God’s gracious love for all people. Lifewater serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

JOB SUMMARY
The Director of Engineering Operations oversees all aspects of the engineering and drilling operations in Tanzania to facilitate the implementation of the country strategy. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of Lifewater Engineering in Tanzania, the Director of Engineering Operations also plays a key role in construction planning, engineering, drilling, logistics, quality assurance and team leadership.

PURPOSE
The purpose of this position is to ensure the most strategic and highest quality construction of WASH hardware in Shinyanga District Council and other areas as will be identified. This is the foundation for both reaching basic water access in each program area and creating sustainable water delivery for generations to come. You will do this by leading all hardware planning, construction, logistical movement, monitoring, and evaluation activities – both by distance and through regular field visits to each program.

The position will also assist the Country Director in providing leadership to each of the program managers, critical analysis of program data/results, oversight of new program development, preparation of reports for external stakeholders, and by performing regular visits to the field for planning, monitoring, evaluating, and coaching of staff and quality assurance

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to implement each essential function as described below. These functions are done in close coordination with HQ WASH Engineer(s).

Day-to-Day Engineering Management and Leadership for Tanzania Programs (50%)

Assist the Country Director in the overall management of Lifewater International Tanzania program activities to ensure the effective and efficient use of financial, human, and material resources within policies, procedures, and work plans.

Lead Program Engineering teams in planning hardware, selecting the most appropriate solutions in each situation—in-line with both Lifewater and government standards. Support each team in developing and adhering to weekly (daily as needed) schedules that align with the Lifewater hardware planning process.

Lead hardware construction by proactively leading the development of weekly (daily as needed) schedules for all construction activities from identifying contractors to procuring materials in advance of construction to construction oversight to completion and the timely submission of appropriate reports and Akvo forms.

Provide oversight of hardware activities including well drilling, spring protection, school rain tanks, and school latrines. This is done through regular site visits, regular support meetings with Program Engineers, and regular review of completed hardware and associated data submitted.

Review, approve, and monitor construction contracts for hardware installations (both of companies and of local labor).

Support field staff in using Lifewater’s water quality test kit, including use of Akvo Caddisfly, for all hardware constructed or rehabilitated by Lifewater.

Work closely with Program Managers to facilitate the VHV program, making sure that the hardware components are aligned with the full program, and that important timing such as training water committees and school O&M training is completed at the correct time. Make sure that no hardware construction begins before community prerequisites are completed.

Serve as a member of the Country Management Team (CMT) and support Country Director on organizing CMT meetings and working closely with members on implementation of the Action Areas.

Drilling Management (20%)
Proactively oversee management of Lifewater drilling staff and operations, including drilling yard.
Support Hydrogeologist in creating and managing a detailed schedule for each drilling season, including all associated logistics, that considers the needs of all Lifewater programs.
Coordinate procurement activities with Procurement Officer in advance of drilling, effectively eliminating downtime during the drilling season.
Ensure that all drilling equipment and supplies are maintained at the highest level and in the most organized fashion possible, with all preventative maintenance completed on time.
Ensure the highest standards of compliance in drilling oversight and quality control.

Technical Quality and Capacity Building (20%)
Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Engineering and Drilling in Tanzania , including evaluating effectiveness of hardware installations.
Lead in updating and drafting hardware drawings and associated BoQs.
Determine the training and capacity needs of engineering and drilling staff and develop action plans, accordingly.
Plan for and implement reflective practice and learning events by Engineering program staffs and LI country office for ongoing improvements in program delivery.
Support and lead, as appropriate, specific trainings for Engineering staff such as Water Quality Training, Construction Management Training, Akvo forms, etc.
Make necessary arrangements for trainings to be conducted by LI HQ in Tanzania .

Proactive Compliance (5%)
Ensure the effective and efficient use of financial and material resources within the policies and procedures of Lifewater International – Tanzania .
Ensure all government standards and reporting requirements for hardware construction are met
In conjunction with CD, DPO, and RPMs, support teams in project design, budgeting, developing concept notes, ensuring that projects meet government, and donor planning, programming, monitoring, reporting and financial requirements, including program quality standards.

Representation (5%)
Stand in for Country Director in his/her absence as needed.
Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure mutual understanding of operations.
Attend and represent the organization at coordination meetings which are relevant to country operations activities, including government and sector meetings.
Network and liaise with other NGOs, government, other donors to learn and share information on design construction of water, sanitation and hygiene scheme components.
Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.

Qualifications:

8-10 yrs of progressively responsible operations management experience, in a WASH National/International NGO setting, including Senior, Country-level positions and with experience with Subject Matter Technicians

Bachelor’s degree required (Advanced degree strongly preferred) in in Water, Sanitation, Environmental and Civil Engineering preferred and with hands-on experience in designing appropriate WASH facilities. Registered Engineer preferred.

Significant experience in managing WASH programs and field engineers, in rural Tanzania

Significant engineering/technical WASH experience related to oversight and construction of rural WASH systems

Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies

Skills and knowledge in operational sustainability and capacity building ;

Capabilities:

Hands-on experience in hardware designs including drainable latrines, water points, spring protection, rain tanks, and drilled wells

Vast experience in ground water extraction/drilling

Strong writing, presentation and reporting skills

Demonstrated ability to represent organization in National and Regional-level forums

Demonstrated ability to develop and stream-line national policies and procedures

Knowledge of operational safety and security practices, including developing standard operating procedures, incident tracking, and evacuation protocols

Proven capabilities in leadership required

Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills

Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint…etc.

Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language;

Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and other related regional players.

Experience in rehabilitation of boreholes is a plus

Contract management

Supervision and technical support to field hardware teams

Personal Skills:

Commitment to the mission, vision, and core values of Lifewater International

Flexible and adaptable to changing environments

Honest and dependable in all areas including finances

Strong desire to work in and serve rural communities

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
This position will require giving monthly support to each of the program offices in Tanzania

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Nafasi 2 za kazi GIZ Tanzania

Position: Team Leader (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania

• Job-ID:P1690V001
• Location:Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2020 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
• Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „ Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks
The Team Leader is under the supervision of the Directors for Policy and Planning within Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Livestock and Fisheries (MANRLF) in Zanzibar, and in coordination with the AGRI-CONNECT focal points, the NAO and EU Delegation, the Team Leader is has following tasks, among others:
Provide leadership in the coordination and management of the TAT (both Long Term and Short Term Experts);
Guide the team so as bring benefits to MoA and MANRLF capacity in agricultural policy analysis and planning, incorporating a private sector/business development approach;
Provide collaborative policy research and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory and coordination activities;
Liaise with other decision-making institutions (including MIT, Registrar of Treasury of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the institution responsible for parastatals and boards, etc.) when reviewing and assessing laws, policies and regulations affecting the selected commodities.

 Qualification and skills

  • Advanced University Degree in International Development, Economics, Business Management and Finance, Agriculture Economics, or other relevant fields;
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • Preferably 15 but a minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing similar agricultural development projects of similar size.

Specific professional experience

  • Private Sector/Business Development profile
  • Expertise in policy and regulatory reforms, institutional capacity building
  • Experience in agricultural business development programmes and public-private partnerships
  • Experience in the EAC region
  • Proven track records of leadership positions with capacity of guiding and supervising multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of principles and working methods of Project Cycle management and EC policies and aid delivery methods
  • Thorough knowledge of EDF procedures

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date (880 man-days).

Notes
Please note that we basically can only receive and process applications sent via our e-recruiting system. Should you not be able to do so, please contact the person named in the job advertisement.
After submitting an application, please check your spam/junk folder regularly for incoming messages, as emails from our e-recruiting system are treated as spam by some providers.
GIZ would like to improve the share of disabled employees, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.
We would like to ask you to apply with a CV in Europeaid format.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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Position: Junior Cash Crops, Value Chain and Private Sector Expert (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to Support the Implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania.

• Location: Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2010 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
•Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks 
The Key Expert works under the supervision of the Team leader and has following tasks, among others :

  • Map policy support initiatives, including gap analysis
  • Conduct overall assessments and reviews of national and regional regulatory capacity and policy framework, with a view to rationalise its redundancies, reduce compliance costs for farmers and value chain actors alike, and improve an effective and harmonised implementation
  • Develop a road map proposal for policy reforms for the duration of the Programme
  • Provide collaborative policy research/analysis and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory on laws and regulations affecting the subsector (selected commodities)

 Qualifications and skills

  • The expert must have Advanced degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Rural Development and or other related fields
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in the agriculture sector preferably in the coffee and tea value chain interventions

Specific professional experience

  • Experience in coffee and tea value chain developmen
  • Proven experience in analysis of policy and regulatory frameworks, capacity building and training of state institutions including Government ministries, Local Government Authorities as well as Non-State Actors including NGOs, Cooperatives and Farmers Organisations;
  •  Good knowledge and experience in the use of project cycle management processes and implementation of donor funded projects
  •  Good reporting skills and ability to communicate with wider audience
  • Experience in the EAC region

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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Job Opportunity at School of St Jude, Volunteer Health Check Team

Volunteer Health Check Team

The School of St Jude is a registered charity that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,800 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha.
We are seeking volunteers to fill short-term positions as members of a health check team in Arusha, Tanzania at The School of St Jude.

Job Purpose
To be part of a health check team to provide support to the Student Welfare team in identifying students who may have health problems that could potentially affect the student’s ability to learn and reach their full potential, and to provide advice.

Key Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Team Leader and Community Relations Manager, you will be responsible for
working as part of the team, contributing your expertise and professionalism to undertake the health checks which include:

  • Height and weight measurements
  • Vision testing
  • Hearing screening
  • A brief physical examination
  • Awareness of signs indicating students’ emotional wellbeing
  • Documentation of findings and recommendations

You are required to follow standard protocols and procedures regarding the common conditions seen during health checks and provide advice and support to Welfare staff and students identified with specific, less common and more serious issues.

Qualifications & Attributes

  • Current registration with relevant health professional body, where applicable for the specific clinical roles (see Skills and Competence below)
  • A current police/working with children check
  • The ability to work effectively in a team with people you may not know in an unfamiliar and often challenging environment.

Skills & Competence
There are a number of types of volunteers needed:

  • Health professionals with experience in undertaking medical assessments of children and/or adolescents. This may include, but is not limited to, experienced general practitioners, nurse practitioners with expertise in child health or paediatricians (6 positions).
  • Health professionals who can undertake vision assessments. This may include, but is not limited to orthoptists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses (3 positions).
  • Health professionals who can undertake and interpret results of hearing screening and, depending on equipment available to them, hearing testing.
  • Individuals who are highly organized and enjoy working with children and adolescents (6 positions). An understanding of medical terminology is desirable, as are skills and experience working with people with disabilities such as vision impairment and cerebral palsy. Allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses or students studying a health profession may be interested in this role, as may anyone with these attributes.
  • St Jude’s is situated in the town of Arusha, the gateway to popular East African National Parks and game reserves such as Ngorongoro Crater, the vast plains of the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Arusha National Park, so you can also experience the beauty of Africa before and/or after volunteering at the school.

Please download our general information pack about health checks.
Download PDF (215 KB)

For further information about what the medical checks involve please contact Jane Larkin Janelarkin1@gmail.com or Charlotte Peyrat-Vaganay charlotte.p@schoolofstjude.co.tz (Community Relations Manager at St Jude’s).

How to Apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz with a cc to Janelarkin1@gmail.com and charlotte.p@schoolofstjude.co.tz Applications should be sent by September 30th, 2019.

Subject line must include the reference number TSOSJ/CR/04/2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Job Opportunity at MUWSA, Software Developer

Software Developer
Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority [MUWSA] is a full autonomous utility responsible for the provision of safe water and collection and disposal of wastewater in Moshi, the town of Mt. Kilimanjaro. MUWSA is looking for dynamic, results driven individual to fill in the post of Software Developer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To develop Software on given requirements.
  • To design algorithms and flowcharts of various applications.
  • To produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.
  • To integrate software components and third-party programs.
  • To verify and deploy programs and systems.
  • To troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software as necessary.
  • To gather and evaluate user feedback.
  • To recommend and execute improvements.
  • To create technical documentation for reference and reporting.
  • To test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Should have not less than three years proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role.
  • Should not be 45 years of age at the time of lodging this application.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web technologies and Knowledge of programming language (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Python, Perl and API’s) and frameworks/systems (e.g. Angular JS, Git, Node JS)
  • Experience with databases (ie. Microsoft SQL Server [Required), Postgre SQL, Mongo DB, Maria DB, Oracle) and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (eg. Hibernate)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mobile application development.
  • Development of offline application functionalities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and perform multi-task effectively.
  • Demonstrated understanding of projects from the perspective of both client and business.
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary.
  • Knowledge of various open sources.

REMUNERATION:
A successful candidate will be receiving well motivating and attractive salary and other benefits. This will be shown in the invitation letters for the short-listed applicants.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit their applications with reliable contacts [to include emails and day time working telephone) together with Curriculum Vitae, applicants’ recent passport size and copies of certified relevant certificates and transcripts, and names and addresses of at least three [3) referees to:

The Managing Director,
Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority [MUWSA],
P.O Box 1001,
Moshi

Closing date for receiving applications is September 15, 2019 at 4:00pm.

Only short-listed applicants will be contact for the interview.

11 Employment Opportunities at Save the Children Tanzania

Driver
TITLE: Driver
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Operations
LOCATION: Dar Es Salaam with frequent travel to the field
Grade: 6
POST TYPE: National
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
ROLE PURPOSE:
Under the guidance of Supply Chain Officer, the driver will be responsible to provide safe and reliable transport service to the designated staff and guests on official businesses for Save the Children International (SCI) in a highly professional and efficient manner. At the same time, adhere to the organization policies and follow road safety standards.

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Supply Chain Coordinator
TITLE: Supply Chain Coordinator (Sourcing)
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Operations
LOCATION: Dar es Salaam with frequent travel to the field
GRADE: 3
POST TYPE: National
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE: The Supply Chain Coordinator (Sourcing) acts as a crucial component in the Tanzania SCI Supply Chain team which aims to deliver quality goods and services across Save the Children beneficiaries. The Procurement Coordinator (Sourcing) is responsible for coordinating sourcing for Tanzania CO, including

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TITLE: Head of Supply Chain
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Operation LOCATION: Dar Es Salaam
GRADE: 2
POST TYPE: National
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required.

ROLE PURPOSE:
This role is in charge of managing and strengthening the systems and ways of working of the Procurement function in the Save the Children Country Office, reinforcing the capacity of staff and partners to efficiently and effectively satisfy the programmatic and office/function supply needs of the country.

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TITLE: Supply Chain Coordinator-Buying (Consultants, Construction and General services)
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Operations LOCATION: Dar Es Salaam
GRADE: 3
POST TYPE: National
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE:
The Procurement Coordinator (Buying) acts as a crucial component in the SCI Supply Chain team which aims to deliver goods and services across Save the Children beneficiaries. The Procurement Coordinator (Buying) is responsible for:

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SOCIAL WORKER FOR NDUTA AND NYARUGUSU

JOB TITLE: Social Worker – 2 Position
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Humanitarian emergency response for Burundiani and Congolese refugees Kigoma Tanzania
LOCATION: Nduta and Nyarugusu
GRADE: 3

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: The responsibilities of the post requires the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
Background
Due to political unrest in Burundi and Congo high numbers of refugees escaping into neighbouring countries of Uganda, Rwanda & Tanzania. The current Burundian and Congolese refugee population in Tanzania is over 265,831 as of June 2019 of which over 55% are children. SCI is implementing a child protection and education programme in refugee camps and wishes to scale up the response in refugee camps.

ROLE PURPOSE:
Work closely with local implementing partners, SC Education staff, and members of the child protection sector working Group, UNHCR and other UN agencies, to ensure that the programme goals are achieved. Specific areas of concern are the provision of Psychosocial support (PSS) and case management services within Child friendly spaces (CFS), Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), schools and communities in refugee camps. At programme level, he/she ensures that SC vision and overall program goals related to the sector are met. He/she is responsible for implementation of project activities and administrative support to other partner staff during the implementation of an integrated program. For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between SC’s response and other actors in refugee education/protection, the social worker will actively participate in child protection-related activities and meetings in designated refugee camps.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: CP Officer
Dotted Line: CP Coordinator
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
• Supervise child protection and PSS activities in CFS ensuring activities are implemented in a timely manner to meet program goals.
• Organise and facilitate Capacity building and supervision of community structures in all their duties within the community
• Assist in the facilitation of parents and community meetings for Child Protection Committees (CPC) and Centre Management Committees (CMC)
• Screen for and monitor protection needs and gaps in and around the CFS and Schools.
• Ensure the participation of all groups of children, especially children living with disabilities
• Conducting interviews with children and their families to assess and review their protection concerns
• Undertaking and writing up assessments in collaboration with other staff, which meet specified standards and timescales.
• Conduct outreach and awareness activities to identify and facilitate assistance to vulnerable children persons at zone level to ensure case management, referral procedures and standards are met.
• Assist facilitators in solving problems arising in CFS and schools
• Assist facilitators in working with children and develop new creative activities as appropriate
• Facilitate inter-agency referrals for vulnerable children and families and carry out follow ups and provide prompt feed backs on referred cases to responsible agencies
• Establish and maintain a database of children identified, assessed and supported with services within the camp
• Collaborate with other team members in implementation of project activities
• Participate in report writing, developing concept notes and proposal development.
• Conduct any other related activities as deemed necessary by the Child Protection sector that may arise from time to time
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (SCI Values in Practice)
Accountability:

• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
• Holds self-accountable to information confidentiality of children reported with concerns

Ambition:

• Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
• Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

Collaboration:
• Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues and with relevant external partners.
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to during the course of work.

Creativity:
• Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
• Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

• University Degree in Social Sciences or related technical field.
• Knowledge in Child Protection, Child´s rights, Child Friendly Space, programming and mainstreaming
• At least 1 year work experience within a similar context.
• Commitment to and understanding of child rights, Save the Children’s aims, values and principles and humanitarian standards as Sphere Charter and Code of Conduct
• Ability and skills to conduct child friendly interviews, communication skills and child protection needs assessments.
• Demonstrate ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge in animating/organizing play activities with children in the centre and out of the centre
• Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
• Experience in capacity building and in strengthening various duty bearers understanding of and response to child protection through Child friendly spaces.
• Self-awareness and proven ability to operate successfully in different cultural environments
• Ability to manage stress, be flexible and accommodating in difficult and frustrating working circumstance.
• Have undertaken approved Safety and Security Training in accordance with member and Save the Children required minimum standard.
• Understanding of Kirundi language will be an asset

Date advertised: 13 Aug 2019
Closing date: 25 Aug 2019 – 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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Job Title: Accountability Assistant
TEAM/PROGRAM: Programme Development and Quality LOCATION: Kibondo, Kigoma
GRADE: TBC POST TYPE: National

Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
ROLE PURPOSE:
The Accountability Assistant will be a part of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) team, supporting implementation of the overall emergency response MEAL system. He/she will assist the MEAL team with activities and being one of focal point for accountability and feedback mechanism. The Accountability will support all efforts for promoting a high level of beneficiary accountability and will manage the feedback mechanism. Working closely with the MEAL Officer to support data entry and data management as needed. Generally support the MEAL team and programme team to ensure learning and accountability systems are working effectively in emergency response.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Implementing Accountability mechanisms
• Conduct community visits, focus group discussions with beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries to receive feedback on SC programmes via available channels i.e. Toll Free Number, suggestion Box, meeting and Focus Group Discussions (FGD)
• Manage feedback received and ensuring a timely and appropriate follow-up if needed
• Documenting feedback and follow-up actions taken
• Support programming and field staff to ensure that projects are carried out with participation from all affected communities (including children) and that information is shared with affected communities.
• Conduct field monitoring visits as appropriate
• Work closely with field staff to collect data and implement activities to support beneficiary accountability
• Ensure that accountability mechanisms is maintained in accordance with SCI Accountability Framework, Core Humanitarian Charter and Humanitarian Accountability partnership standards
• Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures
Child Safeguarding
• All staff have an obligation to ensure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and related policies. They must conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.
• All staff must ensure the way they are carrying out their work is not putting children and community at risk (or further risk).
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
• Holds self-accountable and have confidentiality for the feedback received from beneficiaries and community at large
Ambition:
• Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
• widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Collaboration:
• Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues and with relevant external stakeholders
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Creativity:
• Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential:
• University or College qualification and minimum of three years professional experience with education work and child protection work
• Good knowledge and understanding of Accountability Mechanisms.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong verbal and written English, Kirundi and Kiswahili skills
• Strong interpersonal skills the ability to work collaboratively with others
• Strong reporting skills
• Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email)
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

Desired:
• Background in Emergency/Refugee programming is an asset.
• Fluent Kirundi, both spoken and written

Date advertised: 13 Aug 2019
Closing date: 24 Aug 2019 – 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist
Date advertised: 15 Aug 2019
Closing date: 18 Aug 2019 – 23:59 EAT
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Development and Quality
LOCATION: Dar-es-Salaam with frequent travel to the field
Child Safeguarding:
Level 2 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
ROLE PURPOSE:
The MEAL Specialist represents a crucial aspect of programme quality management within Save the Children. He/she oversees the MEAL system, manages MEAL staff, feeds into country office strategy & planning, participates in proposal development & leads on reporting to donors and Save the Children’s annual report. He/she rolls out a system for monitoring organisational progress against the Programme Quality Standards, and develops and implements a realistic MEAL dashboard of indicators to regularly feedback on quality, ensuring that such systems are institutionalised within the existing thematic programme cycle framework and country strategic plan, and that staff have the capacity to implement the systems. The MEAL Specialist also designs accountability systems for all field offices and specific programme components, ensuring that child’s participation in all feedback mechanisms is relevant and meaningful. Critical to this role is an ability to coordinate inputs (e.g. Total Reach and reporting to Save the Children) from other large projects operated independently within the country office, such as Global Fund.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Director of Programme Development & Quality
Dimensions: The MEAL Specialist is responsible for ensuring the country programme’s MEAL system encompasses the following key components required of Save the Children globally: culture and function; design/programming support; monitoring; evaluation and research; accountability; and, knowledge management and learning.
Staff directly reporting to this post: None.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
System Design and Promoting MEAL
  • Lead on the development and oversee the roll-out of an organisational MEAL strategy (including M&E systems for Humanitarian Emergencies) in line with Save the Children’s quality standards and ensuring accountability to donors and beneficiaries.
  • Ensures establishment of key indicators for each project and tracking of data across projects to establish the broader impact on children from all interventions, using a regular dashboard approach for Senior Management monitoring.
  • Promote all aspects of MEAL to support the creation of an organisational culture which prioritises quality programming, including alignment with Save the Children’s Programme Quality Framework.
  • Build strong relationships with colleagues and provide support as required to ensure MEAL system is understood and supported at country office level.
  • Work closely with the field office teams to ensure that MEAL becomes an integral element of project implementation leading to enhanced quality, accountability, management and impact, including feeding into new proposal development and sharing lessons learned.
  • Designs and implements systems for sampling and verifying data quality across projects and thematic programmes.
  • Ensure that Technical Specialists develop thematically appropriate checklists and verification tools for standard programme activities (e.g. trainings, Children’s Council meetings, nutrition sessions).
Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development
  • Provide management and leadership to the MEAL team in the Tanzania country programme, forming a solid team with clear objectives around data quality, evaluation standards, accountability and learning. This requires creating cohesion with the field MEAL staff working in different geographic areas who have dotted line management by Field Managers on a day-to-day basis.
  • Oversee the recruitment of appropriate MEAL staff in the Tanzania Country Office.
  • Manage the MEAL team to ensure that the MEAL system operates effectively with the support and resources required and that there are clear links and reporting lines between field and Dar-es-Salaam level and between PDQ and other country office departments.
  • Support the MEAL team progress on specific projects, providing management oversight on progress and problem-solving in case of challenges, particularly for baseline/endline research, assessments and operational research.
  • Manage the performance of direct reports in the MEAL unit through performance management, coaching, mentoring, training and development.
  • At the organisational level, devise and manage a MEAL training programme with the goal of increasing capacity and awareness of MEAL for all staff aligned to the MEAL strategy. Assess training needs and engage MEAL team staff to roll-out the training programme, especially to orient new project staff and managers.
Internal Reporting
  • Responsible to ensure that the organisation delivers on all internal M&E requirements (including any Humanitarian Response reporting) in a timely manner and with high quality information.
  • Develop systems for monitoring and reporting on Save the Children global indicators and quarterly reports, total direct and indirect reach data. Develop systems for ensure monitoring of child participation and advocacy.
  • Receive regular field monitoring and accountability reports from MEAL staff through the dashboard approach (and other forums for data review) and circulate to the country office teams, ensuring that action plans are included and followed up and that SMT reviews reports regularly.
  • Ensure that the field offices manage a clear system of feedback and response from key stakeholders, particularly children, and presents the information to SMT for decision making purposes.
Promoting Learning for Strategy Development and Decision Making
  • Ensure that data is brought together and findings from across thematic and operational regions (through evaluations and project reviews) is consolidated and shared to allow analysis of impact and promotion of learning and strategy development for the whole organisation.
  • Lead on technical support, including formation of TOR and selection of consultants, for evaluations and provide technical review of progress and final reports. Synthesise this information to improve organisatonal performance and impact for children.
  • Communicate top level learning / analysis reports and monitoring data to ensure that management is able to make informed decisions on a timely basis to scale up and face operational challenges.
  • Organise all project evaluation and review in-brief and debrief sessions, with lessons learned shared, in collaboration with the respective project manager.
  • Support the Director of PDQ to analyse progress against organisational objectives and strategies.
External Reporting and Representation
  • Ensure external accountability to donors through the implementation of timely and quality MEAL activities leading to timely and accurate reporting
  • Ensure that high quality analysis reports demonstrating Save the Children’s impact and assessment findings are produced, including evidence of good practice and replicable programmes, and that they are communicated at appropriate events.
  • Ensure that Save the Children is represented at relevant inter-NGO and government level meetings (related to MEAL) to enhance inter-agency best practices sharing and learning.
Programme Design and MEAL Resources
  • Ensure that MEAL is an integral part of the programme design stage and features in all proposal development.
  • Reviews and approves all questionnaires and sampling plans for baseline/endline with consultants and relevant staff.
  • Maintains databases and data analysis software usage and storage with ICT.
  • Ensure that MEAL resources are included in proposal development and work creatively to secure funding from diverse sources, to ensure that MEAL is integrated in emergency and development programmes in a sustainable way.
Other
  • Initiate operations research to test new innovations, identifying better opportunities and approaches and roll out into Country Office programmes.
  • Test and integrated Save the Children Programme Quality Framework elements into programme design, delivery and evaluation.
  • Ensure that child participation and child safeguarding is integrated into solid design and delivery.
  • Participate in PDQ meetings, quarterly review meetings, planning and other country office forums, as requested.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:
Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Holds the organisation accountable to children through the development of effective accountability and feedback systems

Ambition:
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Demonstrates flexibility and new thinking in the MEAL activities and planning

Integrity:
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Ensures quality of data and methods through recommended practices and policies

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters degree in an area of social development or equivalent.
  • Recommended a minimum of five years experience working in MEAL roles including in a senior management position, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition.
  • Experience of working on all elements of MEAL including designing, rolling out and managing systems.
  • Experience of securing resources from donors for MEAL activities/staffing and budget management.
  • Proven experience in designing Terms of Reference and managing large-scale evaluations. Ability to design and review evaluation tools and approaches, including operations research.
  • Awareness of international quality standards (Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE Standard, HAP Standard) and proven experience of using these standards in practical ways to promote quality and accountable programming.
  • Direct experience of working with communities in participatory activities, including confidence in working with children and an understanding of child-friendly participatory methodologies.
  • Proven success in managing a team and dedication to staff development.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Ability to travel to the field approximately 20-25% as well as travel to participate in regional meetings and learning events
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required. Swahili preferred.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding policy.

Job Opportunity at European Management Solutions (EMS) and MORUWASA, Technical Assistance

Position: Technical Assistance ;for Project Implementation and Monitoring of Morogoro Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project
Deadline Date: Monday, 19 August 2019
Organization: European Management Solutions
Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Overall objective:
The objective of this Consultancy service is to support MORUWASA for the implementation and the monitoring of the AFD funded project. The Consultant is expected to provide assistance to MORUWASA regarding the preparation and the implementation of this project (reporting, preparation of tender documents, evaluation processes, negotiation).

The consultant will also be in charge of assisting MORUWASA for operating the new water and sanitation infrastructures to be delivered by the project. The Consultant should also assess the assets and carry out an analysis of the existing tariff structure to see whether it is enough to cater for cost recovery taking into consideration the assets which will be added after the implementation of the project.

The Consultant is also expected to conduct on job training for MORUWASA staff in the aspects of project implementation, management and monitoring.

Requirements:

Should have at least 10 years in offering Technical Assistance in water and sanitation sectors.

Should possess a minimum qualification of MSc in Civil Engineering or relevant topic.

Considerable experience in Project/Contract management and procurement with good reporting skills is key.

Should have considerable experience as a Team Leader for large water investment programmes, including planning, procurement and implementation, with overall managerial capacity.

Practical knowledge and experience with procurement guidelines by international donors (World Bank/AFD/ADB etc) would be a considerable advantage.

Must have excellent communication, motivation and organization capacity.

Experience in Projects of similar nature within the region shall be of added advantage.

The Team Leader should be in Morogoro fully time working together with MORUWASA for at-least three years.

HOW TO APPLY
Applications and updated CV should be submitted to ;a.russu@developmentaid.org, ;under the title: DRS ref number 10410.

Due to the high number of applications received via Development Aid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only

5 Job Opportunities at Mzumbe University, Assistant Lecturers

MZUMBE UNIVERSITY (CHUO KIKUU MZUMBE)

The Mzumbe University invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts:

ASSISTANT LECTURER – (5 Posts)

(a) Qualification and Experience
Holder of Masters degree in a specialized functional area with at least a GPA of 4.0. In addition, the candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.8 in first degree and assessed as potentially good academically.

(b) Duties and Responsibilities
As an Assistant Lecturer you are required to:

Undergo an induction course in pedagogical skills for those who have not acquired them;

Carry out lectures; conduct tutorials, seminars and practicals for undergraduate programmes;

Prepare and present case studies;

Conduct and publish/disseminate research results;

Participate/contribute in curriculum development;

Recognize students having difficulties, intervene and provide help and support;

Guide students in various academic issues;

Participate in consultancies and community services;

Supervise field practicals and undergraduate projects;

Attend workshops, conferences and symposia; and

Perform any other duties that may assigned by the supervisor.

(c) Area of Specialization:

i. Faculty of Law (2 Posts)
Administrative Law
ii. School of Business (1 Post)
Major in Accounting
iii. School of Public Administration and Management (1 Post)
Human Resource Management
iv. School of Public Administration and Management (1 Post)
Records and archives Management

(d) Salary Scale: PUTS 2.1

MODE OF APPLICATION:
The application letters accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of relevant certificates and transcripts should reach the undersigned, in hard copies, not later than two weeks from the date of this advertisement. Candidates must also give names, contact addresses as well as telephone numbers of two referees best known to them. For those who are already in the Government employment they should channel their application letters through the employer.

Please Note:

The position requires excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English & Kiswahili languages.

Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through their addresses and/or telephone numbers.

Application should be sent to:

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance),
Mzumbe University,
P.O. Box 1,
MZUMBE

Deadline: 23rd August, 2019.

Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2019 for Professional Artisans (€50,000 Euros cash prize)

Deadline: October 30, 2019

The Loewe Foundation launches the fourth edition of the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize, an international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship. The Loewe Foundation seeks to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to innovate set new standards for the future of craft.
The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that reinterprets existing knowledge to make it relevant today while reflecting its maker’s personal language and distinct hand, the Loewe Foundation aims to highlight the continuing contribution of craft to the culture of our time.

Prize

  • The prize awarded to the winner is €50,000 Euros in cash
  • The shortlisted and winning works will feature in the exhibition and accompanying catalogue in Paris in Spring 2020

Eligibility

  • All participants must be professional artisans 18 years or older
  • Entries may be made by an individual or collective (as a ‘group submission’)
  • All nationalities are welcome

All entries should

  • Fall within an area of applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, etc.
  • Be an original work, handmade or partly handmade
  • Have been created in the last five years
  • Be one-of a-kind
  • Have won no prizes previously
  • Demonstrate artistic intent

Make sure the work:

  • Demonstrates artistic intent in addition to technical proficiency
  • Is an original piece, handmade or partly handmade
  • Is recently created (in the last five years), and one-of-a-kind, and has not won any prizes previously
  • Is innovative, in the sense that it updates tradition
  • Falls within an area of the applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, etc.

Application