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Nafasi za kazi VSO International Tanzania, Project Coordinator

Position: Project Coordinator

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract length: 1 Year
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 24 Sep 2019
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Start date: October 2019

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for effective Coordination of ICS operations at country level, Provide adequate guidance support to Volunteers after their placement, link them with any available opportunities, Prepare and Deliver training for Team Leaders and Volunteers to equip Team Leaders and volunteers with skills and information before and after the placement. The ICS project is implemented by young people in the age of 18 to about 25, so when you are passionate about making a difference with young people and for young people to fight poverty, this is your job!

Skills, qualifications and experience 
Essential:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably Sociology, Community Development, Social Sciences etc

Youth Work

  • Proven experience of working with and providing support to 18-25 years old from a wide range of backgrounds with proven ability to facilitate learning in a non-formal environment

Cross-Cultural Working

  • Direct and substantial experience of working cross-culturally and able to communicate to a range of audiences and promote sharing and learning between cultures

International Development

  • Knowledge of issues which are common to communities in developing countries, possibly achieved through working or living in a developing country. Experience of promoting learning about development issues.

Communication

  • Fluency in English language, Confidence in public speaking and strong verbal communication to work effectively and inclusively with an overseas colleague. Strong written communication skills needed for writing reports.
  • Decision making – Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to analyses and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions
  • Flexibility: able to adapt to new and demanding situations.

Supervision

  • Significant experience of working in a supervisory role. Proven ability to promote self-awareness, learning and development among individuals.
  • Relationship Building Skills: ability to build strong working relationships and partnerships in a multi-cultural environment and work as a collaborative team member

Planning and Organising

  • Able to develop clear and realistic plans to deliver agreed objectives within deadlines, involving key individuals in the planning process.

Desirable

  • Budget Management
  • Experience of managing budgets and undertaking accounting procedures.

Volunteering

  • Sufficient experience of working with volunteers to understand the key factors which make volunteer placements viable, effective and rewarding.

Programme Design and Evaluation

  • Experience of designing and evaluating youth programme in an international context. Experience of using monitoring and evaluation tools and processes

Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  •  Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Safeguarding
“VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.”
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.


MODE OF APPLICATION:
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Job Opportunity at United Arab Emirates Embassy, Economic And Commercial Officer

Job Opportunity at United Arab Emirates Embassy, Economic And Commercial Officer

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Tanzania is seeking eligible and qualified candidates to fill the following available positions.

ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL OFFICER.

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong and demonstrated strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain an extensive range of contacts in government business, media, labor, educational institutions, and cultural circles.
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute complex research projects and to prepare precise and accurate factual and analytical reports.
  • High degree of independence in organizing work schedule and managing assignments and projects.
  • Advanced Computer skills in database maintenance and advanced MS Office.

Qualifications Required:

  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic and English is required. Must be able to communicate and draft factual and analytical reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • A university degree in Public or Business Administration, Political Science,International Relations, Commerce and Economics.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the local business environment, including major companies, cultural norms, and business practices.
  • To apply send your resume and position that you are applying for to: amal.ramadhan@mofaic.gov.ae

All applications must be submitted electronically (via e-mail)

Deadline : 30th September 2019.

NAFASI ZA KAZI-International Rescue Committee, Deputy Field Coordinator

Deputy Field Coordinator  

Requisition ID: req6509

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania

Job Description

The Deputy Field Coordinator will be responsible for supporting, coordinating and supervising the implementation of the IRC programs in Kibondo, Kigoma Region with specific focus in ensuring effective functionality of all the support functions of the program. Additionally, the Deputy Field Coordinator will support adherence to the Mission Strategic Objectives, priorities in the Tanzania Program within program development in Kibondo. The Deputy Field Coordinator will be responsible for direct supervision and monitoring of Human Resources, Administration, Supply Chain, Finance and all Program functions of the program to ensure strict compliance to all IRC procedures/policies.

The position directly supervises the Kibondo finance Manager, Human Resources Supply Chain teams to ensure excellent operational services to support programme delivery. The role will also work very closely with Programme Technical Coordinators and their teams.

The Deputy Field Coordinator will oversee day to day management of Staff and will be responsible for assessing program support and program support staff quality, effectiveness and providing guidance and support to staff.

The role is a key representative for IRC in Kibondo and the surrounding camps. It will therefore represent IRC with government, donors, the UN and other stakeholders on a regular basis.

The Deputy Field Coordinator reports to the Regional Field Coordinator with close working relations with the Country Director and will be responsible for the following key responsibilities:

Program Management:

Provide support and leadership in grant management, budget monitoring, new program development, monitoring and evaluation including strategic planning.  More specifically:

  • Ensure quality and timely implementation of grants by staff with specific focus to the program support sections of each respective grant;
  • Support field teams in the Review of Monthly Budget vs. Actual reports with program staff, make recommendations on the basis of these and ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion.
  • Support the integration of program activities to create coherent, quality and complimentary programming; Specific focus to ensure strong integration of program support functions with direct program related activities
  • Collaborate with the DDP, CD and Regional Field Coordinator in multi-sectoral programme implementation, integration of Kibondo programmes and alignment to country strategy and commitments.
  • Support Technical Coordinators in identifying new project ideas and support in proposal development processes.
  • Support the regular monitoring and evaluation of programme outputs in collaboration with the M & E Coordinator and monitoring teams at the Kibondo field office
  • Participate in programme discussions, strategic priorities and reviews at field, regional and country level, and support in articulating IRC programme to donors and stakeholders.
  • Actively work with sectors in the implementation of SAP, documentation of lessons on SAP with the Kibondo field office.

 Compliance:

  • Ensures policies and procedures are in compliance with applicable IRC, funding source and government policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Promptly informs the Country Director and or Regional Field Coordinator on any areas of concern or potential or suspected violations.
  • Support the Compliance Senior Manager in prevention of violation, creation of a violence free work environment and the process of management of compliance processes.

Security:

  • With support from the Senior Supply Chain Coordinator (SSCC,) and or the Senior Supply Chain Manager to monitor the security situation and development in IRC operational areas with implications for staff safety and for program implementation;
  • Maintain Health and Safety standards by carrying out regular inspection of the office, staff compounds updating warning notices and up-dating first aid kits with the support of the Security Manager.

Human Resources/Administration:

  • Directly manages, supervises and mentors the Finance and Supply Chain staff of the Kibondo Field Office.
  • Ensure that all performance evaluations for all staff are conducted on time, and review all evaluations to ensure quality and consistency;
  • Support in identifying training needs for Kibondo Field Office staff and make appropriate recommendations to the DDP and the CD;
  • Ensure that administrative matters of the field office are carried out in accordance with IRC HR and administration policies;
  • Ensure that all IRC staff at the Field level complies with the IRC Code of Conduct/IRC WAY and other relevant policies pertaining to staff conduct.

Supply Chain:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Supply Chain Manager, oversee the carrying out of supply chain operations by Kibondo SC staff, including procurement, stock management, asset management, vehicle operations, equipment maintenance and repair (including communications and computer equipment);
  • Coordinates all transport and travel arrangements for Kibondo Field Office in collaboration with the SSCC
  • Ensure compliance with IRC and donor Supply Chain policies at all times.
  • Support and ensure accurate staff movement planning at all times
  • Support the Regional Field Coordinator in the standardization and harmonization of Kibondo supply chain practices, procedures and dissemination of the global Standard Operating Procedures to staff in Kibondo.

Finance:

  • Oversee the financial management of field office operations by Kibondo Field Office staff, including cash management, issuing and tracking advances, ensuring complete and correct use of all finance forms; timely notice to DAR of cash transfer/petty cash needs;
  • Ensure compliance with IRC and donor finance policies at all times;

Representation / Communications:

  • Represent IRC in external engagements with Government, UN-Agencies, IRC Partners, other NGOs, key stakeholders including in working group meetings;
  • Coordinate IRC program activities with relevant officials and other humanitarian agencies;
  • Assist in the preparation of regular reports to keep partners and stakeholders informed of IRC’s activities;
  • Attend Camp coordination meetings, heads of agency meetings and other relevant camp based meetings representing IRC.

Common Duties:

  • Attend and participate in training identified/organized by supervisor.
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
  • Report any violations of IRC’s three core values (Integrity, Service and Accountability) as per IRC WAY reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
  • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Education: Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience, including leadership of large team and management of individuals and budget management responsibility.
  • Fluent English and Kiswahili
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience with a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting, including active mentoring and coaching.
  • Experience working in humanitarian and development contexts. Experience of Kigoma region specifically an advantage.
  • Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes.
  • Ability to work and live in a sometimes insecure environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Positive, motivated, flexible and a great team player
  • A very high degree of personal integrity, accountable for personal behavior and able to challenge others.
  •  Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail a must
  • Willingness to travel as and when needed
  • High-level of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required
  • Work in a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and application of contextual understanding in day to day work
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines for report writing/ information needs

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

Women’s Empowerment Program Manager

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

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

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

SELECTION CRITERIA
It is essential for you to have:

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

CONDITIONS

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

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

Closing date: 31 Oct 2019

2020 Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

The Japan Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and establishment of closer relations between Japan and other countries through global intellectual exchange.

This program provides grants partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects, such as international conferences.
Benefits

  • Travel expenses (international airfares and other transportation expenses, daily allowances and accommodation fees)
  • Honoraria (for presenters, lecturers, interpreters, etc.)
  • Meeting expenses (for preparing materials, venues, equipment, public relations, etc.)
  • Other expenses (for purchasing materials, etc.)

Eligible Area
Worldwide excluding the U.S. and Taiwan.

Duration
Projects must be implemented and completed between April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria
Non-profit organizations (e.g., universities, research institutes, and NGOs/NPOs) in any country, except U.S., are eligible to apply.

Eligible Projects

  • International intellectual collaborative dialogues such as international conferences, symposia, seminars, and workshops, where the themes must address to challenges that concern both Japan and other countries and participants from Japan must play a significant role in the dialogues.
  • Some examples of the eligible themes are aging population and low birth rate, environment and energy, influence of science and technology on society, cultural diversity and multiculturalism, democracy and governance, and role of culture in diplomacy and international relations.
  • Projects in the field of natural sciences, commercial activities, arts and cultural activities, activities in support of specific doctrines or claims, and so forth are not eligible for this program.
  • For art and cultural projects (e.g., performing arts, workshops, and demonstrations) implemented overseas by dispatching artists and Japanese culture specialists from Japan.
  • For art and cultural projects (e.g., performing arts, workshops, and demonstrations) implemented overseas by dispatching artists and Japanese culture specialists from Japan.
  • For policy-oriented U.S.-Japan intellectual exchange projects.

Project must fulfill the following requirements:

  • It must be impossible or difficult for the applicants to achieve the purpose of the projects without funding from the Japan Foundation;
  • The plan and method of implementation must be appropriate and there must be ample expectations that they will yield good results.

The proposals that fall under either of the below are not eligible:

  • Projects for religious or political purposes;
  • Commercial activities;
  • Activities in support of specific doctrines or claims;
  • Projects in the field of medicine, manual training or natural sciences;
  • Organization of or participation in sporting events and training;
  • Projects in the field of art;
  • Goodwill exchanges;
  • Social welfare or international development projects;
  • Tourist-oriented programs;
  • Language education programs.

How to Apply

Job Opportunity at TATU Project, Women’s Empowerment Program Manager


Women’s Empowerment Program Manager

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

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

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

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

SELECTION CRITERIA
It is essential for you to have:

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

CONDITIONS

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

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

Closing date: 31 Oct 2019

United Republic of Tanzania: Tanzania Product Development and Evaluation Specialist

Organization: One Acre Fund
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Oct 2019

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

Job Description

Product Innovations drives One Acre Fund towards continual growth by trailing agricultural products, non-agricultural products, and trainings with high impact potential that solve the fundamental challenges that Tanzanian farmers face. The department also works to maximize adoption or adherence and minimize logistical complications in an effort to reach as many farmers as possible with high impact products.

The Product Development and Evaluation Project Specialist will work closely with Product Innovations (PI) leadership as a technical leader in product development and evaluation. Our trials involve measuring farmer impact, farmer adoption/adherence, and logistics challenges of a product when offered as a choice for purchase in a One Acre Fund loan. This role serves to test and evaluate products, materials, and/or training in order to provide actionable recommendations to the execution team to mitigate product risks. In addition, this role will serve to identify and field test new products with high impact potential. The position requires at least 20% time observing and supervising field activities/farmers with the remaining time spent planning, calendaring, drafting surveys, and preparing reports or recommendations. This role will require the ability to manage many priorities at once and rapid progress on deliverable to meet deadlines.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Management: Manage simultaneous projects in line with One Acre Fund strategy while maintaining flexibility to challenges and feedback
    • Calendar for activities, deadlines, and decision points for projects for 6+ months in the future o Represent Product Innovations within inter- and intra-department project management meetings
    • Understand complex topics by synthesizing quantitative and qualitative data and communicating them in a simple and concise manner
    • Draft professional analytical reports quickly (4-8 hours) with a focus on actionable recommendations and few grammatical/spelling errors
    • Produce written deliverable with no revision necessary
    • Problem solving: adjust plans and deliverable quickly to feedback and challenges
    • Adopts an attitude of encouraging personal growth with humility and patience
    • Proactively asks for feedback, and demonstrates ability to incorporate feedback
    • Dissents in a constructive fashion and builds bridges to resolve conflicts
  • Lead product development and evaluation with moderate support: Simultaneously manage the execution of 1 to 2 high priority and high complexity projects. This includes:
    • Coordination and execution of product demonstration days
    • Field testing farmer facing training and materials such as planting cards prior to their delivery in the field
    • Drafting field surveys and executing qualitative research to test key product assumptions as well as executing product needs assessments
    • Evaluating agronomic practices and product needs in existing and new operating areas to provide product and/or training recommendations.
    • Designing product behavior change and adoption campaigns.
    • Assessing product or training failure and providing actionable recommendations for next steps.
    • Draft and finalize reports to provide clear, succinct analysis and recommendations based on project objectives and next steps
  • Support product adoption and logistics trial design and planning, by:
    • Identifying recommendations on procurement options, package iterations, and training to address major behavior change.
    • Assessing farmer response to products and recommending adjustments to marketing/campaign messaging

Big Wins for Upcoming Seasons

  • 2019
    • Through qualitative and/or desk research:
    • Execute a crop diversity assessment in all districts so that One Acre Fund identifies new impactful products/services
    • Evaluate current farm practice on pest management and design an integrated pest management training
    • Through farmer demonstration days:
    • Identify and recommend the preferred brand and bundle specifications of tin roofing sheets to trial in 1-2 districts for 2020-2021
  • 2020
    • Through qualitative research:
    • Identify and recommend 1-2 products or strategies that improve soil organic matter content.
    • Identify farmer preferences and current practices with poultry so as to inform a farmer facing poultry trial in 2021-2022.
    • Prepare
    • Through farmer demonstration days:
    • Determine farmer preferred product
    • Through field testing:
    • Draft and finalize training for soil organic matter content product.
    • Design and finalize marketing materials and behavior change campaigns for Phase 3 2021-2022 trials.

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. Youll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentor-ship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. Youll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of 4-year university (mandatory)
  • Graduate degree (preferred)
  • Personal or professional experience with agronomy and/or rural livelihoods (preferred)
  • 3-5 years practical experience working on project management (mandatory), including preferred experience with:
    • Managing project calendars
    • Writing training for field-based staff
    • Drafting surveys for field data collection
    • Data analysis leading to specific recommendations
    • Report writing based on clear objectives
    • Creating Excel tools for clear communication and tracking of projects
  • Proven ability to teach/mentor others
  • Fluency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Comfort and sensitivity working in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Open to feedback, willing to admit mistakes and learn from them
  • Typing speed needs minimal improvement, at least 25-30 words per minute
  • Fluent Business and Conversational English
  • Ability to live and work in Iringa and/or Mbeya region

Preferred Start Date

1 August 2019

Job Location

Iringa, Tanzania

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

No; Tanzania country nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here.

Apply Here

PI113653651

How to apply:

Apply Online

United Republic of Tanzania: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT COORDINATOR (W.E. THRIVE)

Organization: TATU Project
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Oct 2019

ABOUT TATU PROJECT

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

W.E. THRIVE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION An economic empowerment program to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. TATU Project supports the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their own initiatives towards financial independence. The women are empowered through setting up their own financial systems and businesses, contributing their own capital and making practical decisions through skill-building workshops and training.

PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS

The Bike Shop Project

The Bike Shop project is a bicycle rental business run by the women from communities of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto; it offers a stable income to managers, promotes responsible income management, incentivizes saving, and gives the villages access to bicycle rentals that save community members time and money.

Micro-lending Project

The women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto are motivated to be involved by the opportunity of having more capital accessible and the use of a saving/lending space. It also encourages members to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. The project provides access to skill-building opportunities and capital required to grow their businesses and gain greater financial independence.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The role of W.E. Thrive Project Coordinator is to support the W.E. Thrive Program manager and team members in daily operating duties whilst working together towards long-term goals and strategies. The current long-term objective of 2019 is to create business plans for the individual projects. This will support the project to become more sustainable and assist the women involved to become more independent managers and increase their financial independence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Gain thorough understanding of current status of the project and plan with the team on appropriate strategies and objectives

● Work with team to review, research and develop a business plan and tools required for projects

● Conduct consistent and useful monitoring and evaluation systems

● Support W.E. Thrive Program Manager in areas necessary

● Build databases and gather relevant information

● Support communication of TATU goals with the community members and vice versa

● Assist in budgeting and accounting of projects

● Develop social media content to promote project initiatives

It is desirable for you to have:
● Experience working/volunteering and living overseas, preferably in a developing country
● Experience working/volunteering with an NGO
● Experience in project coordination
● A good grasp of accounting and finance concepts
● Computer literate across MS office applications

SELECTION CRITERIA

It is essential for you to have:

● An undergrad degree in either Business, International Development, International Relations, Community Development or a relevant degree
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Proven time management skills
● Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems whilst incorporating the values of the organization
● Cultural sensitivity
● Ability to work well in a team and autonomously
● A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral
● Passion and values that align with TATU Project

CONDITIONS

The volunteer position is UNPAID.

● The minimum time commitment is 6 months, but there are opportunities to extend on mutual agreement

● VISA, flights and health insurance are not included

● The volunteer house and office is located in Moshi, Tanzania

● The working week will mainly consist of office hours with one or two days working on the field

BENEFITS

Live and work abroad at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania with an international NGO.

● Conduct field work supporting and working with local communities and gain strong hands on experience

● Work with a diverse international team while learning about sustainability and international development.

● Experience in collaborating with local & international partner organizations.

● A dedicated, friendly team and positive, dynamic working environment.

● Participate in day trips and activities in and around Moshi.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to juliethdaymateru@tatuproject.org with the subject line “Women’s Economic Empowerment Coordinator”

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to juliethdaymateru@tatuproject.org with the subject line “Women’s Economic Empowerment Coordinator”

Nafasi za kazi Oxfam, Public Health (PH) Community Engagement Office

Public Health (PH) Community Engagement Officer  

Public Health Community Engagement Officer
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Background

Oxfam in Tanzania envisions empowered citizens with reduced poverty, reduced inequality and injustice with especially women and young people having access to resources and a good quality of life. We want to see evidence of citizens being more aware of and demanding their rights to resources and essential services. We also want to see less policy incoherence and positive changes at national level (policy) and community level (practices, perceptions, ideas and beliefs).

The Role
Reporting to the Public Health Promotion Team Leader;
Under the guidance of the PHP TL, the PHh Community Engagement Officer ensures the design and implementation of integrated WASH activities as part of the broader Programme strategy. The PH Community Engagement Officer will work closely with the other sector teams to design, implementation and promote adaptation of community-level response activities within the targeted host communities and ensure that programming is informed by context monitoring and timely community feedback.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a person with the following qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a first degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work or relevant field, combination of diploma/certificate training in one or more other relevant areas (e.g, Public health promotion, community water supply, adult education),

Experience:

  • At least 2-years work experience in a Non-Government environment, experience in implementing programs for vulnerable groups & women in emergency responses is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of the host community context and sufficient field experience in similar environment
  • Good communication, dialoguing and training skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of people, able to communicate in oral & write Kiswahili and English, working knowledge of local languages of the refugees (Kirundi) is an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be flexible in work tasks
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged and other vulnerable groups.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, willing to support and learn
  • Well organised, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritise tasks to meet tight deadlines and organise work in a complex setting
  • Strong analysis and planning skills; ability to identify problems and proactively and creatively develop solutions and generate information for proposal development/fundraising.
  • Strong skills in preparing workplans and writing concise report; must be computer literate, with ability to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, email and internet.

We offer
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in the programme, to act as key contributor to delivery, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their different fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

To Apply
Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job profile and apply online through: www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs

The closing date is 14th September 2019.

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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NAFASI 5 ZA KAZI-Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC), Ship Agency Officers

SHIP AGENCY OFFICER II – 5 POST – 5 POST

Employer: TANZANIA SHIPPING AGENCIES CORPORATION (TASAC)
Date Published: 2019-09-10
Application Deadline: 2019-09-23

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.To sort import/export cargo manifest of a ship by destination in accordance with principals’ and Custom’s requirements;

ii.To compile and distribute working documents to port operators and dry port operators in a proper and timely manner;

iii.To properly prepare Cargo manifest and other documents;

iv.To ensure approved cargo manifests are timely dispatched to relevant parties;

v.To keep record of principals’ containers stocks and movements within the jurisdiction of the Corporation;

vi.To undertake physical tracing and monitoring of containers within the jurisdiction of the Corporation;

vii.To receive applications for cargo release and determine their authenticities;

viii.To prepare shipping and delivery orders;

ix.To receive initial shipping claims from shippers and consignees;

x.To ensure “Gross Mass A certificates” are made available per shipping order from shippers prior to ship loading; and

xi.To perform any other official duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Holder of a Bachelor Degree or an advanced Diploma in, Marine Transportation, International Trade, Marketing Management, Ship Management, Transport and Logistics Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale • Attractive remuneration package a

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