Category Archives: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

New Job at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Officer | February, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req8175
Job Title: Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Officer
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Tanzania
Job Description
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.
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The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu and Kibondo the IRC serves over 200,000 people each year.
The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability, Service and Equality.
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Scope of work
The MHPSS Officer will be responsible for delivering psychotherapeutic counseling to Burundian refugees and providing guidance and supervision to MHPSS incentive staff on the delivery of MHPSS services. He/she will be involved in constant participation, facilitation and organization of MHPSS services and activities delivered in the camp. He/she will also liaise with sectors and other partners on mental wellbeing concerns. The position is located in one of the following camps; Nyarugusu, Nduta or Mtendeli it is more of community outreach based.
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Responsibilities
  • Plan, develop and implement MHPSS activities in the MHPSS Wellness center in a participatory manner.
  • Plan and facilitate psychosocial Individual and support group Therapeutic sessions and activities.
  • Plan and facilitate group interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-G) for clients struggling with depression symptoms.
  • Conduct intake and post-session assessments for all MHPSS beneficiaries.
  • Ensure timely referral and follow up of cases in need of further support.
  • Conduct group meetings and brainstorming sessions with beneficiaries for MHPSS related activities
  • Regularly monitor activities and provide feedback to staff to ensure high quality implementation of program activities
  • Build the capacities of volunteers, including trainings to MHPSS incentive staff, other partners and community members to facilitate participatory and inclusive activities.
  • Weekly and monthly reports on progress against targets.
  • Contribute to data entry and analysis of gathered information.
  • Prepare order requests to use funds for psychosocial support activities in line with IRC policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and develop detailed work plans for incentive staff for proper implementation of psychosocial services.
  • Collaborate with the Supervisor to prepare an individual work plan based on the annual plan.
  • Facilitate activities that raise awareness about mental health and psychosocial wellness and resiliency.
  • Conduct Focused Group Discussions (FGDs) with community members, community leaders, religious leaders, school teachers, adolescents, children and youth.
  • Contribute to quarterly, semi-annual, and annual donor reports.
  • Attend meetings, trainings, as advised by supervisor and share feedback.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Qualifications
Bachelor or diploma in counseling psychology/clinical psychology/psychiatric nurse or other related field.
Experience working with emotionally distressed people and people with mental disorders.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required and meet deadlines.
Computer skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French and Kirundi is a plus.
Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

New INTERNSHIPS Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Procurement (Goods & Services) | February, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req8148
Job Title: Procurement (Goods & Services) – Internship
Sector: Supply Chain
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Responsibilities
Specific Duties:
  • Make bookings and procure local, international flight tickets and accommodation for IRC staff and visitors by using PRs and TRs.
  • Ensure flight tickets and accommodation for visitors are initiated by approved PRs and TRs (manual PR,TR Initiator –Admin Officer)
  • Procure utilities and other in kind benefits for DSM office and expatriates houses like DSTV. (PR initiator-Admin Officer)
  • Procure repair and maintenance services for office and expert houses in Dsm. (PR initiator-Admin Officer)
  • Procure house rent services- leasing for office and house premises in Dsm (PR initiator-Admin Officer)
  • Procure consumables and office supplies for Dsm office (PR initiator-Admin Officer)
  • Be responsible with international purchases and all other customs and courier services for overseas delivery. (PR initiator-user programs)
  • Responsible for procurement of fuel and maintenance services for equipment in Dsm. (PR initiator-Dsm driver)
  • Procure visa and permits for IRC TZ staff and visitors ( PR initiator-Admin Officer)
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Compliance duties:
  • Maintain and update donor guidelines related to Supply Chain (procurement, asset, etc).
  • Update as required the IRC standards in terms of assets/equipment to be purchased.
  • Monitor Supply Chain sections of budgets and track expenditure. Follow up as necessary including timely information and budgetary comments regarding any realignment.
  • Finalize Procurement Plans for all grants.
  • Ensure all donor reports for assets are completed and submitted to the Grants Department on time.
  • Disposal of assets is reviewed annually and donor requirements followed as necessary.
  • Familiarize with various donor regulations.
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Systems duties:
  • Ensure procurement is done according to IRC and/or donor regulations.
  • Ensure the update of the pre-selected suppliers list.
  • Ensure transport services at Dar es Salaam cost efficient and reliable.
  • Ensure assets and property are effectively managed, asset list is updated regularly in asset data base and asset register. Ensuring assets are disposed according to IRC and/or donor regulations.
Common Duties
  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your 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 your supervisor
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
Qualifications
Qualification/Requirements:
· 1st Degree in Procurement Management.
· Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
· Knowledge of Procurement software is an added advantage.
Be willing to follow the guiding principles and code of conduct for humanitarian workers; Confidentiality, Safety, Respect and Non-discrimination
· Swahili and good English written and oral skills required.
· Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting.
· Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
· Willingness to travel to remote field sites.
· Females are encourage to apply.

New INTERNSHIPS Opportunities at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Human Resources Assistant | February, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req8145
Job Title: Human Resources Assistant – Intern
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Job Description
Introduction
This position is for 6 months with possible extension to help HR Department in Dar office until June 2020. During the period the HR Intern should be able to abide with IRC Way and follow IRC policies and procedures. Any misconduct, violation of IRC way will lead to termination.
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Overall Objective
The overall objective of the HR Intern shall be to support the HR Department to be effective at Dar office. The Human Resources Intern assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties. The HR Intern carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: HRIS such as ATC, workday, Cornerstone etc, employee relations, training and development, executive administration, and recruitment.
Specific Responsibilities
· Ensure the implementation of the HR Policies and Procedures and provide day-to-day HR support to IRC Dar office and staff.
· Assist in some recruitment process.
· Assist to ensure proper documents of staff in their personal files to include current contract, job description and all relevant information.
· Ensure all Dar staff personal files are properly documented and has all the required documents.
· Assist the HRO in filling correspondence, drafting letters and other materials (e.g. memos) etc
· Assist in disciplinary issues when required.
· Learn and to assist in preparation of the BVA (Budget Versus Actual)
· Conduct reference check for selected candidate and follow up for prompt response.
· Assist to follow with NHIF card to be obtained on time not more than a month after an employee is registered and documents submitted to NHIF Office on time.
· Assist in follow up with NSSF to ensure staff get their NSSF Membership cards.
· Assist in preparation of different HR reports such as recruitment tracking, monthly HR Departmental report.
· Assist to update the employees Contract tracking sheet for all employees who are on long term or short term contract and send a report to HR Officer two month prior end of contract date.
· Monitoring and tracking of leave records and ensuring all staff leave forms are filed, share the leave balances with Dar Staff on a monthly basis.
· Ensure compliance with the IRC Way, different IRC Policies and Procedures and the ELR Act of Tanzania.
· Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor.
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Expectations:-
· Recruitment process to be completed within a month from the date of advertisement.
· Reference check for new staff completed within 7 working days.
· Employee personal files have current contract and job description and all other important documents.
· All employee personal files are properly arranged for easy access.
· New staff obtain their NHIF Card within a month from the date of submission to NHIF office.
· Timesheets of all Dar Staff are submitted and filed properly.
· Contract tracking sheet is updated and report sent to HR Officer every 15th day of the month.

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Scope
The HR Intern shall work at Dar Office for Six Month (6). She will receive support from the HR Officer and HR Team members.

Qualifications
Internship Requirements:
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in HR management.
Fresh Graduates are highly encouraged to apply (Age between 24-28yrs).

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Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and humanitarian principles.
  • Receptive to building and maintaining positive relationships with people from all backgrounds, genders, cultures and viewpoints.
  • Resourceful in figuring out how to get things done, seeking opportunities to learn and grow, contributing creative and innovative ideas and serving as a change champion.
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a sense of urgency and an ability to deliver results under pressure.
  • Results-oriented approach to planning and prioritizing HR activities.
  • Professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Highly collaborative and consultative approach.
  • Top-tier written, presentation and verbal communication skills; ability to convey information effectively and solid experience providing training and staff development in English
  • Excellent management, interpersonal, consultative and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious teamwork, in a cross cultural context.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.

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Professional Standards
IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

New Job Vacancy at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Senior Supply Chain Officer | January, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req7798
Job Title: Senior Supply Chain Officer
Sector: Supply Chain
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kibondo, Tanzania
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Job Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an International Non-Governmental Organization working in 40 countries, responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
With funding from donor governments, institutions, companies and individual supporters we strive to support people meet their basic rights with dignity and to be protected. In Tanzania, the IRC supports refugees and Tanzanian people in- and – out of camps with education and protection services.
If you are Tanzanian, with excellent strategic vision, professional skills, an understanding and leadership experience in humanitarian, INGO or development work with a cutting edge outlook, willingness to take action to have a positive impact for the clients we serve, then please consider applying for this position:
Job Overview/Summary: Solicit quotes from suppliers in Kibondo, prepare bids and work with procurement Committee in Kibondo on vendor selection. Ensure that all IRC purchases comply with IRC Global procurement policies and procedures adapted from Global Procurement Unit manual & UNHCR procurement
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Major Responsibilities:
• Conduct procurement through established, ad-hoc, authorized and MPA suppliers and establish a list of honest and reliable (accredited) suppliers, for IRC within Kibondo district and Kigoma region.
• Solicit for more suppliers for selected supplies that are purchased on regular basis, but which are not contracted and then include them under MPA suppliers.
• With assistance of IT and storekeeper establish a reasonable and appropriate reorder level for ordering and delivery of all items -IT inclusive, except construction, and non vehicle operation-related goods/supplies.
• With assistance of Senor Supply Chain Manager, provide technical advice for Programs on raising PRs, track all PRs and POs. Submit PR tracking report to Senor Supply Chain Manager any time as required.
• Make sure that all procurement data entering in BVA system are accurate and correct and the data entered in the BVA is in high quality.
• In collaboration with Senor Supply Chain Manager, liaise with the Supply Chain Office department in Dar on follow up Outstanding PRs and Pos, conduct regular market surveys, update the price list quarterly and share with programs for procurement preparations.
• Assist Programs on preparing small medium contracts where applicable. Participate in preparing major construction, service, and goods contracts.
• In collaboration with Civil Technician, solicit for bids on all construction works to be implemented by IRC Kibondo.
• Design and implement internal controls within the purchasing/procurement system of the field office Kibondo. Ensure that the commodity tracking system is adhered to by the storekeepers and perform periodic spot-checks and ensure the timely delivery of goods.
• Make sure that the details for ATC is accuracy before submitting for clearance and ensure that store cycle counts activity is done as per procedure. Also ensure Supply Chain maintain reliable authorized and contracted suppliers who passed ATC checks
• In collaboration with Senior Supply Chain Manager, prepare RFPs for solicitation of contracted suppliers for regularly purchased services and goods. Participate in contractors prequalification.
• Review all reports prepared by Procurement/Supply Chain Assistant for accuracy and in compliance with acceptable formats before submitting to Programs and Senior Supply Chain Manager.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Human Resource/Personnel Functions:
• Supervise Kibondo, Mtendeli and Nduta based Supply Chain personnel
• Assist in recruitment of Supply Chain staff by participating developing supply chain position requirement s and participate in conducting interviews.
• Attend and participate in regular Supply Chain Meetings. Liaise with HR, Field Manager and Senior Supply Chain Manager in Kibondo field office on Supply Chain staffing needs.
• Liaise with Dar office, Immigration offices Kibondo to ensure availability of permits for IRC visitors who did not enter through Dar
Prologs:
• Responsible for entering data in BVA; create all reports available in procurement module from BVA System.
• In collaboration with storekeeper, updating all assets on Prologs and ensures all materials purchased are recorded accurately as recoded in the PR and as priced on the PO/invoice.
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Logistics activities:
• Maintain procurement filling system as per Global Procurement Unit guidelines
• Participate and provide inputs in preparation of procurement plans
• Submit monthly Procurement Reports and cash projections to Senior Supply Chain Manager
• Maintain a list of reliable suppliers, ensure suppliers are cleared for ATC prior to conducting business with them
• Immediately report to IT for any problem related to BVA system.
• Conduct regular/surprise store spot checks to verify quality and quantity of materials received matching with specifications on the Purchase Order, and accurately recorded in prologs 

Common duties
• Attend and participate in identified training’s organized by your supervisor.
• Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
• Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (TZ and World-wide) as per the IRC TZ 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 refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

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Qualifications

• Degree in Materials Management or any relevant field.
• Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili language
• Strong computer skills.
• High integrity and able to work under pressure.
• Prior experience working in a similar position is an added advantage.

New Job Opportunity at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Consultant | January, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req7576
Job Title: CONSULTANT: DEVELOPING SOLUTIONS FOR ADOLESCENT BOYS AND GIRLS IN REFUGEE CAMPS IN KIGOMA REGION
Sector: Youth Services
Employment Category: Consultant
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania
Job Description
Background and rationale for the assessment
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.
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In Tanzania, IRC provides protection and assistance in the areas of child and youth protection and development, education, community-based protection and focus on disabilities inclusion, women’s protection and empowerment, livelihoods, mental health services and primary health care. In Child Protection, IRC works with community based structures to build a protective community, with caregivers of children to ensure safety in the home, collaborates with school personnel on protection in schools and works directly with children and adolescent girls and boys on life skills intervention which include social emotional learning (SEL), recreational activities as well as sexual and reproductive health. The skills are delivered through safe- Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS) and youth centers. IRC through its Women’s Protection and Empowerment unit also has focused interventions and life skills for adolescent girls.
The situation in Tanzania, and in particular Nyarugusu is protracted, with the Congolese population having lived in Nyarusugu camp for over 20 years, meaning some of the adolescents were born in the refugee camp. Burundian population has been in the camps since 2015. Voluntary Repatriation is ongoing in Tanzania, for Burundian refugees. The needs of these adolescents, in a protracted and fairly recent situation mixed with repatriation process is diverse and different, and requires a keener focus in order to address appropriately their needs and provide them a chance to recover and a right to participate in defining their future.
Objective
The overall objective of this assignment is to develop a targeted adolescents programmee through assessing adolescent refugee boys and girls’ protection risks, needs, capacities and aspirations that will inform the design of a comprehensive adolescent lifeskills programme relevant for these adolescent boys and girls. The goal is to ensure adolescent boys and girls are protection in their community and can exercise their rights in line with the convention on the rights of the child.
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Specific objectives
• To assess the impact of existing adolescent life skills program through SHLS and youth centers
• To assess the gaps in existing adolescent life skills programs at SHLS and youth centers
• To assess specific need, capacities and aspirations of adolescent boys and for adolescent girls program for different age groups at the camp
• To assess opportunities for adolescent boys and adolescent girls and generate recommendations on strengthening adolescent programs based on identified needs
• To develop a programme model for adolescents
In every aspect of the specific objectives above, the specificities for adolescent boys and girls and of different age categories should be defined separately.

Scope of work

This assessment will target both Burundian and Congolese refugees living in the refugee camps in Nyarugusu refugee camp in Kigoma region. The study will target adolescent (children and youth from age 10-14 and 14-21) and parents/caregivers and community leaders in the refugee camp this will help Humanitarian actors to understand critical adolescents needs that are relevant for youth on livelihood and economic empowerment which are sustainable
The assessment will include the review of secondary data available relevant to the scope of work.

Data collection method
The study will use both quantitative and qualitative methods. The data collection methodology will be used to triangulate findings that will provide recommendations and deliver on the objective of the assignment.
As part of the submission process, the consultant will be required to provide the suggested methodology. IRC will be responsible for introducing the consultant to the clients.

Child safeguarding

The consultant must undergo orientation on the IRC child safeguarding policy and the code of conduct and must abide by the Child safeguarding policy. The consultant is required to sign the child safeguarding policy and the code of conduct as a commitment that he/she will not put children at risk or abuse children.

Reporting
The consultant will report directly to CYPD Coordinator for this assignment.
Time frame: 20 Days
Expected deliverables
• Inception report
• Findings on adolescent impact of current programs and existing gaps
• Findings on adolescent needs, capacities, aspirations of adolescents
• Theory of change and proposed programme model appropriate for adolescent refugee boys and girls in Kigoma region.

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Qualifications
The consultant should be a registered institution/ recognized individual legally operating in Tanzania with experience and be able to demonstrate proof of experience in carrying out similar assignments in Tanzania or elsewhere; at least 8 years’ experience in adolescent programming and child protection related programs with a strong focus on child participation. Experience in humanitarian context is added advantage

Proven experience in research, writing, presentation and reporting skills. Experience in designing/implementing adolescent programming is added advantage. Proven ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team and adolescent girls and boys and proven track record in delivering timely and professional results.

The application should include a detailed narrative and financial proposal on the approach, methodologies, tools and sample methodology and size. Examples of previous/similar work undertaken should also be enclosed. Proposals will be reviewed on a continuous basis by the IRC and only successful applicants will be contacted.
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Terms of Application

To apply please attach your CV and a short proposal that summarizes your understanding of the ToR and details of how you plan to execute the assignment. The Methodology of the study should be included in the application. Examples of previous/similar work undertaken should be enclosed.

New Job Vacancy at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Project Coordinator | January, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req7712
Job Title: Project Coordinator
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania
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Job Description
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 28 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Position Summary:
IRC is seeking a Project Coordinator in Tanzania for a five-year project, “PlayMatters”, funded by the LEGO Foundation. This position will be a part of the larger PlayMatters initiative to increase play-based learning opportunities for nearly 1 million pre-primary and primary school aged refugee and host community children impacted by the humanitarian crises in East Africa and living in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania. This project aims to build children’s social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative skills through play in their homes, schools, and communities and will be implemented in partnership with War Child, Plan International, Ubongo, Behavioural Insights Team and Innovations for Poverty Action.
The Project Coordinator for Tanzania will be responsible for coordinating across these partners and IRC staff to ensure the project delivers high impact programming for children. In addition, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring design and implementation of project activities engages other key stakeholders required to achieve results such as government officials, the UN and other humanitarian coordination actors, as well as other implementing agencies outside of the consortium. The Project Coordinator will ensure that the project achieves the expected results in Tanzania and is implemented in accordance with the donor agreement, donor regulations, and internationally recognized quality of assistance standards. The Project Coordinator will report both into the IRC Country Program senior management team as well as into a PlayMatters Senior Regional Management Team based in Uganda. The Project Coordinator will jointly work with the regional management and technical team to also ensure a coordinated and cohesive program approach across Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania to jointly learn and ensure results across the two countries.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee technical direction and project delivery to ensure activities are in line with the project wide performance framework and work plan, and meet all standard operational policies and procedures;
  • Jointly work with the PlayMatters regional team to provide strategic and technical leadership and define country level activities to achieve the greatest impact toward project goals and objectives;
  • Develop, review, and monitor, in coordination with key regional project staff and partners, annual work and performance plans to ensure long-term and short-term priorities are on track;
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites, as possible, to provide technical assistance and ensure proper implementation and monitoring of project activities;
  • Oversee management of partners/subgrantees in Tanzania and provide financial and operations support that optimizes resources through sound budgets, consistent financial tracking, and timely submission of reports to the donor;
  • Support field staff to use project data to track progress and engage in meaningful course correction discussions at regular and frequent intervals; as well as ensure data is tailored to facilitate similar discussions at the country and regional senior management level.
  • Contribute to monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports through both formal and informal debriefings and written inputs;
  • Maintain active and cooperative relationships with all key stakeholders, including government officials, project partners, other implementing agencies, and related institutions;
  • Represent the project in Tanzania in public and ensure distribution of information about project achievements and lesson learned;
  • Support project staff by creating and maintaining a work environment that promotes teamwork, trust, mutual respect, and empowers staff to take responsibility.
  • Regularly communicate and coordinate with the Regional PlayMatters Project Director, Deputy Director and key home office staff on technical and project management issues
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Qualifications
Requirements:

  • Advanced degree from an accredited university in education international development, or related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing education programs for refugees or crisis-affected populations;
  • Experience managing large-scale, multi-million dollar, complex, multi-partner projects;
  • Demonstrated success in staff capacity-building and in participatory, flexible, and gender-sensitive programming and implementation;
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Fluency in English required.
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Reports to: IRC Tanzania Deputy Director of Programs and PlayMatters Regional Deputy Director (based in Uganda)
Working Environment: The Project Coordinator will work in the IRC Tanzania office and be provided regular administrative and logistics support to perform his/her responsibilities.

New Job at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Strategic Partnership Manager | January, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Requisition ID: req7710
Job Title: Strategic Partnership Manager
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania
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Job Description
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 28 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Position Summary:
IRC is seeking a Strategic Partnership Manager for a five-year project, “PlayMatters”, funded by the LEGO Foundation. This position will be a part of the larger PlayMatters initiative to increase play-based learning opportunities for nearly 1 million pre-primary and primary school aged refugee and host community children impacted by the humanitarian crises in East Africa and living in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania. This project aims to build children’s social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative skills through play in their homes, schools, and communities and will be implemented in partnership with War Child, Plan International, Ubongo, Behavioural Insights Team and Innovations for Poverty Action.
The Strategic Partnership Manager will be responsible for ensuring that PlayMatters consortium and IRC staff identify, engage, and influence key education stakeholders in Tanzania responsible for and engaged in promoting learning outcomes for refugee and local children ages 3 to 12. This includes collaboration with government, UN and other humanitarian coordination decision makers, education implementing partners, and large scale development initiatives to improve learning through play. The Strategic Partnerships Manager will report to the country level Project Coordinator and work closely with the regional Senior Policy Advisor and the PlayMatters Project Director to develop key messages, communication materials and an engagement strategy for Tanzania that will inform the day to day task of building relationships and defining roles and responsibilities. In doing so, the Strategic Partnerships Manager will ensure the type of engagement in design and implementation necessary to achieve joint priorities and objectives of providing play based learning opportunities for all children.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Jointly work with the regional Senior Policy Advisor to conduct a stakeholder analysis and to develop a country-specific engagement and policy influence strategy that is continuously updated as contexts evolve and change;
  • Update key messages and communications materials on play based learning to reflect the country specific context and update as the context evolves;
  • Facilitate education actors’ engagement in project planning and ensure that is reflected in project documents such as the implementation work plan and learning agenda, as well as define clear roles and responsibilities of key education actors in achieving program objectives;
  • Develop the capacities of project IRC and consortium staff in engaging with and influencing key education actors;
  • Closely monitor and document policy debates, changes in policies, and shifting strategies and ensure relevant information is disseminated to project staff in a timely manner;
  • Prepare key information ahead of project staff engagements with these key actors and ensure that action points are followed through;
  • Track key meetings in-country and work with PlayMatters regional team, key actors, and IRC Tanzania staff to coordinate attendance;
  • Act as project spokesperson on advocacy issues where appropriate and take part in relevant country advocacy, as guided by key stakeholders
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Requirements:

  • Advanced degree from an accredited university in education, public policy, or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in policy and communications;
  • Proven track record of and knowledge of engaging with government priorities, systems, and structure;
  • Demonstrated success in developing advocacy and/or communications strategies;
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Fluency in English required.
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Working Environment: The Strategic Partnerships Manager will work in the IRC Tanzania office and be provided regular administrative and logistics support to perform his/her responsibilities.

New Job Opportunity at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – IT Assistant | January, 2020

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

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Requisition ID: req7695
Job Title: IT Assistant
Sector: Supply Chain
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kibondo, Tanzania
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Job Description
Specific duties
  • Ensure that all IRC computers and printers in Kibondo, Mtendeli and Nduta are in working order. Advice supervisor in the maintenance of computers, printers and other IT equipment as requested.
  • Level I Support – Including but not limited to assistance with password resets, account creations, desktop and laptop builds and printer support
  • Level II Help Desk Support – Including but not limited to anti-virus assistance, Windows 7 support, Microsoft Office 2013 support, general laptop, desktop and printer repair, and light network troubleshooting
  • ICT equipment inventory – This position will work our Global Supply Chain department in imaging, distributing and tracking all ICT hardware; also tracking and installing all purchased software.
  • Ensure all user are connected Kibondo DC and update through Kace is replication to their PC.
  • Carry out normal routine services of all LAN systems and Internet connections for Kibondo, Mtendeli and Nduta Internet.
  • Supervise computer users and ensure that they are handling computers and accessories as per IRC procedures. Inform all computer users of any alert on virus attack to their computers.
  • Ensure that no staff will do repairs or any tempering on computers software or hardware.
  • Train staff on simple computer handling and replacing of parts like installing cartridges, back up. Ensuring that computer operations are not affected during his/her planned or unplanned absence.
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Common duties
  • Attend and participate in training identified/organized by your supervisor.
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tz and World-wide) as per the IRC Tz 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 refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Qualifications
Education: Minimum Diploma in Information Technology on the relevant field. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

13 New Jobs Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Regional Supply Chain Directors

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

AJIRA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2020

Job Title: Regional Supply Chain Director for Great Lakes Regions (flex location EU, Great Lakes, West Africa)
13 Locations Available
Job available in these locations: United Kingdom, Tanzania United Republic of, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo the Democratic Republic of the, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Burundi
Requisition ID: req7225
Job Title: Regional Supply Chain Director for Great Lakes Regions
Sector: Supply Chain
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: Yes
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Job Description
Strong Supply Chain support is a key to the success and delivery of quality programs. IRC defines Supply Chain as those systems and support functions necessary to implement programs effectively, inclusive of procurement, logistics, inventory management, asset management as well as vehicle and fleet management. The Regional Supply Chain Director (RSCD), in close collaboration with regional leadership, country leadership, program teams, country supply chain operations and Global Supply Chain based in NY, will focus on developing and supporting a high standard of Supply Chain excellence to maximize program support, efficiency, and results.
The role can be based in any IRC registered countries in Europe (Germany, UK, Switzerland, Belgium), Great Lakes (DRC, Burundi, CAR, Tanzania) and West Africa (Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Chad, Liberia, Mali, Niger)
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Major Responsibilities
• Work closely with the regional and country program teams to develop Supply Chain strategies that prioritize initiatives to improve operational capabilities and effectiveness
• Be the expert on market dynamics and the supply base by country and for the region as a whole and ensure supply strategies are in place
• Develop effective partnerships with global, regional and country stakeholders to plan for future requirements and develop proactive supply chain strategies
• Identify regional and country Supply Chain strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) though market analysis, operational assessments, regional procurement and contracting capacity and develop action plans in partnership with GSC, regional and country staff accordingly
• Work with country office teams to develop integrated supply chains and assist supply chain teams in developing/improving linkages between their department and programs
• Utilize metrics to measure and assess Supply Chain efficiency and success in the country programs
• Review organization Supply Chain structures and staffing levels to ensure effective and cost-efficient support to programs
• Act as “first line” advisory resource for country Supply Chain staff
• Identify team capacity building opportunities, promote and conduct training and other development activities for country staff
• Assess needs and advocate that sufficient resources are invested for program success
• Lead implementation and delivery of global and regional initiatives
• Ensure that supply chain operations have supplier development strategies and provide guidance to supply chain teams on effective development techniques
• Take a lead role in coordinating/leading regional procurements
• In partnership with IRC Legal and the GSC Quality Assurance Team, ensure that contracting practices within a country are as effective as possible, ensure supply is assured from quality suppliers and risk to IRC is mitigated
• Ensure supply chain goods flow account for speed, cost and reliability and take advantage of favorable customs schemes
• Verify that country office Supply Chain policies are appropriate, documented, disseminated and required monitoring processes are effective
• Support senior management team in country with developing mitigation plans to address procurement controls weaknesses
• Ensure proper quality management of the end to end pharmaceutical supply chain, including cold-chain requirements
• Manage the deployment schedule of the roving supply chain coordinator
• Coordinate with the DDO or CD as appropriate to determine priorities for each country program supply chain activities
• Coordinate with the DDO or CD as appropriate for recruiting and on-boarding of new supply chain staff
• Ensure that the roving coordinator and each country’s supply chain coordinator is managed with clear objectives, a professional development plan, and co-deliver performance feedback with the DDO or CD as appropriate
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MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE 
Qualifications
• Minimum 10 years of experience with demonstrated success as a Supply Chain leader across all disciplines within supply chain including planning, procurement and logistics
• Expertise in managing a pharmaceutical (including cold-chain) supply chain network
• Knowledge and experience in supporting Cash programming
• Experience managing teams remotely
• Effectively manages ambiguity
• Must have proven project management skills and experience, excellent communication skills, the ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, and team building experience
• Requires a demonstrated record of initiative, problem solving, and change management
• C-Level presentation skills, negotiation and relationship skills
• Strong collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units
• Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure
• Excellent training and coaching ability
• Ability to travel as needed to support country requirements
• English and French language skills
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Standard office work environment. Travel approximately 20%

New Job Vacancy at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania – Education Manager – DFID

AJIRA LEO
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2019

AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Requisition ID: req5282
Job Title: Education Manager – DFID
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania
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Job Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC has been providing education services for Congolese and Burundian girls and boys in the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp since January 2014 and extended education services to Mtendeli refugee camp in March 2016. Services cover the full education spectrum from pre-school, through primary and secondary school, Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), and tertiary education applications. Schools follow the country of origin national curriculum (Burundian and Congolese).
The IRC is the consortium lead for an upcoming project to be delivered in partnership with Caritas and Plan International. The two year project is designed to increase access to quality education for children in Nyarugusu, Mtendeli, and Nduta refugee camps.
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Scope of work

The IRC is looking to recruit a DFID Education Manager, responsible for implementation of the day-to-day activities of the DFID education project in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. Working closely with counterpart in IRC and partner agencies, the post holder will ensure activities are delivered in a timely manner and compliance with donor requirements. The DFID education manager will directly supervise the DFID Education Officers building their capacity in project implementation and ensure a positive team spirit is fostered encouraging innovative and quality programming. Working closely with the Education & CYPD M&E Manager, the post holder will ensure timely data collection and analysis is used in periodic reporting and to inform project activities. The DFID Education Manager will represent the IRC education team in relevant stakeholder meetings such as Education Working Group Meetings on camp level and Camp Coordination Meetings.

This position will report to the Deputy Education Coordinator and is contingent on the IRC being awarded funding.

Program Management and Implementation
Supervise the implementation of planned activities, manage budgets (budget forecasting, BvA review, and budget follow-up) and report in accordance with IRC and donor regulations.
Work closely with operations to ensure timely procurement of materials according to IRC policies.
Assess project progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required.
Ensure that all interventions are in compliance with the DFID project documents, IRC’s program strategy, national policies, and INEE Minimum Standards.
Contribute to IRC and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements
Conduct regular meetings with project staff and community members to assess progress toward objectives, discuss issues and assist in finding solutions to challenges identified.
Assess capacity building needs with education department technical team (teachers, trainers, education officers, and Manager and develop capacity building plans in partnership with the Deputy Education Coordinator.

Representation & Partnership

  • Support the Deputy Education Coordinator when necessary in representing IRC in sector coordination meetings and interagency activities and promote IRC’s leadership in education programs.
  • Support implementation of interagency assessments.


Program Management and Business Development

  • Participate in program design and the development of new proposals in line with the SAP and OEF.
  • Support compilation of learning from project implementation to inform the design of future programs.
  • Support budget development and activity plans for new proposals and concept papers.
  • Support development of communication materials highlighting the achievement of IRC and the impact it brings to the people served by IRC projects.

HR Management

  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Ensure adherence by staff to IRC’s Global HR Operating Policies and Procedures and the IRC way.
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation, The IRC Way, and Child Safeguarding Policy (TZ specific and global), as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism.
  • Participate in recruiting, training and mentorship of camp-based staff
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your superviso
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher qualification (Master’s Degree preferred) in education.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant, progressively responsible, professional experience in managing the implementation of education programs in developing countries.
  • Minimum 2 years successful staff management, and coaching experience
  • Remote management experience strongly preferred.

Please submit your application online through our recruitment portal before 16th December, 2019.