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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 

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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.

“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.

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.




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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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


NAFASI ZA KAZI-Kilombero Sugar, Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician  

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited, the largest producer of sugar in the country operating cohesively with Extra Neutral Alcohol Distillery (IDTL) is inviting dynamic and result oriented individuals to fill the positions of Laboratory Technician. The successful candidates will be engaged on permanent and pensionable terms.

The role of Laboratory Technician requires the following essential skills: Analytical mind, Troubleshooting, Co-ordination and Communication skills, Report writing and essential knowledge of laboratory instrument operations, housekeeping, manufacturing practices and Computer literacy.


  • Advanced Diploma or Degree in Chemistry/Microbiology/Food Technology/Chemical Engineering from a recognised Institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar position in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of operations, maintenance and troubleshooting of Laboratory Instruments and associated software.
  • Experience in conducting chemical analysis.
  • Sound mental and physical health.
  • Honest, ready to work long hours under pressure and attentive to details.

All those who meet the above requirements and would like to apply for the position, should send an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (including three referees with their contacts) combined in as one document in pdf or word format to the under mentioned addressee or via email: kscl@illovo.co.za

The deadline for application is on 27th September, 2019,

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Nafasi za kazi Vodacom, System Administrator

System Administrator: Pesa Application Support

Role purpose:

Responsible for design, implementation and management of the Systems and Infrastructure Technologies

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • System Management (G2 + Eco System)
  • System Monitoring
  • System Security
  • Business Continuity Management
  • System Operations & End User Support
  • Self-Development

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

  • Operating system Unix (Solaris), Linux and Windows
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relational Database Management Systems (Oracle, SQL Plus, MYSQL)
  • Web Services & SSL/TLS Communication

Must have technical/professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or its equivalent.
  • Strong technical, analytic skills.
  • Build and maintain relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Mobile Money experience would be advantageous.

Job Type : Full-time
Employment Type : Permanent
Closing Date : 19-Sep-19, 11:59:00 PM