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Small Grant Program to Empower Persons with Disabilities and their Families

Deadline: 15 December 2019

Recognizing that the most meaningful efforts often come from within the community, McLain Association for Children, Inc. is seeking applications for its Small Grant program to identify those that are already out there doing good work and assist them to accomplish even more.

McLain Association for Children seeks to transform the lives of the most vulnerable around the world by providing them with the resources they need and by strengthening the systems and individuals that provide them care.
MAC share the following beliefs:

  • Persons with disabilities can reach their full potential only with access to appropriate services and qualified professionals;
  • Investing in the education of a few will impact the lives of many;
  • Lasting, meaningful change in a country is most likely to occur when individuals from that country are provided the tools and then allowed to translate those tools into the context of their country.

Funding Information
MAC Inc. offers small grants averaging approximately $7,500 each to nonprofit organizations operating within their three geographic target areas of the Caucasus, Tanzania, and the British Virgin Islands.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants should be a nonprofit organization, should operate within one of their geographic target areas, and should compellingly address one (or both) of their funding priorities:
  • Improve access to high quality education
  • Empower persons with disabilities and their families
  • Grants may not be used to fund the following activities:
  • Carrying out of propaganda;
  • Influencing any legislation or the outcome of any public election;
  • Implementing, directly or indirectly, any sort of voter registration drive.

How to Apply

MBEYA Temporary Jobs at Misenyi District (217 Posts)

Nafasi za kazi Jiji la MBEYA City Council Jobs  in Tanzania sep 2019 nafasi za kazi MBEYA City Council  2019 Ajira MBEYA City Council  Ajirazetu 2019 Ajira zetu kazibongo Ajira Yako Ajirayako 2019 zoom ajira 2019 nafasi za kazi 2019

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New Temporary Government Job Vacancies at MBEYA City Council | Deadline 19th September, 2019

Mbeya is a city located in southwest Tanzania, Africa. Mbeya’s urban population was 280,000 in 2005. Mbeya is the capital of the surrounding rural Mbeya region (population, with Mbeya, totals approx. 2 million).

Mbeya is the first large urban settlement encountered when travelling overland from the neighbouring nation of Zambia. Mbeya is situated at an altitude of 1,700 metres (5,500 ft), and sprawls through a narrow highland valley surrounded by a bowl of high mountains. The main language is colloquial Swahili, and the English language is extensively taught in schools.

History
Following the 1905 gold rush, Mbeya was founded as a gold mining town in the 1920s. The TAZARA railway later attracting farming migrants and small entrepreneurs to the areacitation needed. Mbeya and its district were administered by the British until 1961. Mbeya Region was created in 1961. Mbeya City is now a growing metropolis and business centre for the southern regions and the neighbouring countries of Malawi, Zambia and Congo. The City is well connected with an all-weather road that forms part of the “Great North Road” running from Cape Town to Alexandria. The City has several tribes including the Safwa, Nyakyusa, Nyiha and Ndali all being agricultural peoples. Mbeya also boasts as one of the regions that form the bread basket of Tanzania.

Job Descriptions
Today we announce jobs at MISSENYI District Council. Read carefully all currently available jobs descriptions by downloading PDF File attached.
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Nafasi za kazi Jiji la MBEYA City Council Jobs  in Tanzania sep 2019 nafasi za kazi MBEYA City Council  2019 Ajira MBEYA City Council  Ajirazetu 2019 Ajira zetu kazibongo Ajira Yako Ajirayako 2019 zoom ajira 2019 nafasi za kazi 2019

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Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships is now open for Applications

Deadline: 30 October 2019

Applications are invited to apply for Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics, and to contribute to UK higher education and foreign policy aims by encouraging collaboration and links.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

Thematic Areas
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are offered under six themes:

  • Science and technology for development
  • The scholarship, which may be in any area of science or technology (including, for example, agriculture,veterinary science, or forestry), will develop knowledge and/or skills that are directly related to the specific needs of a low or middle income country. Where possible, applications should cite expressed national or local priorities.
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • The scholarship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will improve health provision or outcomes for disadvantaged groups in low and middle income countries. A range of approaches could be adopted, such as training staff to fill critical shortage areas; establishing better systems, processes, or management; health promotion and improving understanding of non-take up; or developing new treatments.
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • The scholarship will support economic prosperity in low and middle income countries. The knowledge and/or skills gained could lead to, for example, enhanced trade capacity; improved economic understanding or decision-making by business or government; new products and services; or long-term capacity building, through the development of entrepreneurial skills, for instance.
  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • The scholarship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will strengthen peace and security at national, regional, or international levels. Multiple approaches could be used, such as strengthening open and transparent governance; improving mutual understanding within and between societies; or building systems that reduce the potential for conflict or encourage its resolution.
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  • The scholarship will develop knowledge and/or skills which will help low and middle countries adapt to changing contexts, withstand sudden shocks, or increase capacity to preserve the continuity of operations following such events. This could apply to a broad range of threats, including natural and physical disasters; long-term threats such as climate change; interruptions to the supply of key resources; or sudden economic or technological disruption.
  • Access, inclusion and opportunity
  • The scholarship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will promote opportunity amongst historically disadvantaged groups in low and middle income countries. This could be through, for example, expanding educational opportunities; conducting community outreach; enhancing access to decision-making; or increasing understanding of the barriers faced. A range of disadvantage can be addressed – including social, economic, gender, ethnic, regional, or political – provided that the need is clearly stated.

Eligibility Criteria
To apply for these scholarships, Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person;
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country;
  • Be available to start their academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020;
  • By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If they are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, they will need to provide justification as to why they to undertake this study;
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship;
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.

Selection Criteria
Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:

  • Academic merit of the Candidate;
  • Quality of the plan of study;
  • Potential impact on the development of the candidate’s home country.

How to Apply

Submit Applications for Commonwealth Professional Fellowships for Mid- Careers Professionals

Deadline: 20 September 2019

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Professional Fellowships to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector, and to have catalytic effects on their workplaces.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Professional Fellowships provide talented and motivated professionals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector.

Thematic Areas

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships are offered under one of the CSC’s six themes:

  • Science and technology for development
  • The fellowship, which may be in any area of science or technology (including, for example, agriculture, veterinary science, or forestry), will develop knowledge and/or skills that are directly related to the specific needs of a low or middle income country. Where possible, applications should cite expressed national or local priorities.
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • The fellowship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will improve health provision or outcomes for disadvantaged groups in low and middle income countries. A range of approaches could be adopted, such as training staff to fill critical shortage areas; establishing better systems, processes, or management; health promotion and improving understanding of non-take up; or developing new treatments.

Promoting global prosperity

  • The fellowship will support economic prosperity in low and middle income countries. The knowledge and/or skills gained could lead to, for example, enhanced trade capacity; improved economic understanding or decision-making by business or government; new products and services; or long-term capacity building, through the development of entrepreneurial skills, for instance.
  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • The fellowship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will strengthen peace and security at national, regional, or international levels. Multiple approaches could be used, such as strengthening open and transparent governance; improving mutual understanding within and between societies; or building systems that reduce the potential for conflict or encourage its resolution.
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  • The fellowship will develop knowledge and/or skills which will help low and middle countries adapt to changing contexts, withstand sudden shocks, or increase capacity to preserve the continuity of operations following such events. This could apply to a broad range of threats, including natural and physical disasters; long-term threats such as climate change; interruptions to the supply of key resources; or sudden economic or technological disruption.
  • Access, inclusion and opportunity
  • The fellowship will develop knowledge and/or skills that will promote opportunity among historically disadvantaged groups in low and middle income countries. This could be through, for example, expanding educational opportunities; conducting community outreach; enhancing access to decision making; or increasing understanding of the barriers faced. A range of disadvantage can be addressed – including social, economic, gender, ethnic, regional, or political – provided that the need is clearly stated.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organisations from any sector can apply to host two or more Commonwealth Professional Fellows within their own organisation.
  • To apply for these fellowships, prospective Host organisations must:
  • Be based in the UK;
  • Be a publicly funded organisation (including public bodies, universities, Research Institutions, local government departments and NHS Trusts) or a Charity (registered with the Charities Commission);
  • Be able to demonstrate the capacity to set up and manage the fellowships on a day-to-day basis including being able to demonstrate that they have cash funds of at least £30,000 available and that the previous year’s income was greater than £50,000;
  • Have set up a programme of activities for the fellowship between six weeks and three months;
  • Have identified between two and five Fellows who they wish to nominate, through existing networks or wider advertising (the CSC will not accept applications for programmes set up by Host organisations at the request of an individual wishing to undertake a Fellowship);
  • Agree to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the CSC which includes obligations to have anti-fraud and safeguarding policies in place and for the CSC to be given permission to audit funds dispersed for the purposes of the programme;
  • Only apply for fellowships starting between the prescribed dates as stated on the CSC website. Programme dates must be the same for all Fellows .
  • To be eligible for these fellowships, prospective Fellows must:
  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person;
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country;
  • Have at least five years’ full-time, or equivalent part-time, relevant work experience, in a profession related to the subject of the Fellowships programme, by the proposed start of the fellowship –voluntary work experience will not be counted towards this minimum;
  • Be in employment at the time of application that they will return to upon completion of the fellowship;
  • Not have undertaken a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship within the last five years (at the time of application);
  • Not be seeking to undertake an academic programme of research or study in the UK. Academics are eligible to apply for the scheme, but only to undertake programmes of academic management, not research or courses relevant to their research subject;
  • Be available to start their fellowship within prescribed dates as stated on the CSC website.

Selection Criteria
Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:

  • The extent to which the proposed fellowship will ensure the transfer of skills relevant to the needs of the Fellow’s home country;
  • The extent to which those skills will lead to practical benefits for the home country following the fellowship
  • The extent to which the fellowship will have a catalytic effect, either within the home country concerned, or in establishing new relationships with the UK

How to Apply

Vacancies at The British Government Tanzania


View Vacancy – Driver S1 (11/19 DAR) – AU
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Category Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory Driver / Messenger
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
>Main purpose of job:
The Corporate Services Assistant based in the Corporate Services Team will be responsible and accountable for delivering diligent administrative support services to enhance customer satisfaction specifically in Protocol, Procurement, Reception and visitor handling services.
Roles and responsibilities:
Drive as per schedule – driving staff (all HMG partners represented at Post) to official meetings in Dar es Salaam and elsewhere around Tanzania.
Airport transfer to all new UK – based staff arriving in Dar es Salaam plus on final departure.
Airport journey support for official travel for OneHMG staff.
Delivery of letters/cards – delivering urgent mails to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, other offices and special event cards.
Ensuring all the vehicles are in good condition.
Report on any issue related to vehicles/cycle to the Transport Supervisor
Update vehicle log books
Support on TRA/MFA follow up.
Ensure that passengers comply with vehicle health and safety regulations and sign vehicle log book.
Ensure road safety and traffic regulations are adhered to
Assist when able with administrative functions eg: reception duties, filing, phone calls, e-mails, logging in of invoices, PRISM input and distribution of newspapers.
Clean vehicles as required
Resources managed:
Vehicle
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Certificate in Driving.
3 years’ Experience in Official driving.
Language:English and Swahili.
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Computer Skills (Microsoft Office and Outlook)
Strong customer skills.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Ability to be well organised and to communicate well to UK based and local staff colleagues.
Required competencies
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline 17 September 2019
Grade S1
Type of Position Fixed Term
Working hours per week 35
Duration of Post 24 months
Region Africa
Country/Territory United Republic of Tanzania
Location (City) Dar Es Salaam
Type of Post British High Commission
Number of vacancies 1
Starting monthly salary () TZS 953,502.31
Start Date 1 October 2019

Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
FCO Mandatory Courses
Defensive driving

Additional information
Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission Dar Es Salaam are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Tanzania.

All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in Tanzania.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework

Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official tal.net site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official tal.net site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2020 for full-time Master’s study at a UK university (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 16:00 (GMT) on 30 October 2019

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarshipsare for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to undertake full-time taught Master’s study at a UK university.

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

Eligibility

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format

Scholarship Worth:

Each scholarship provides:

  • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed)
  • Approved tuition fees Stipend (living allowance) at the rate o £1,110 per month, or £1,362 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels)
  • Warm clothing allowance, where applicable Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable
  • Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £476 per month for the first child, and £117 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels)

Selection process

Each year, the CSC invites selected nominating bodies to submit a specific number of nominations. The deadline for nominating bodies to submit nominations to the CSC is 18 December 2019

The CSC invites around three times more nominations than scholarships available – therefore, nominated candidates are not guaranteed to be awarded a scholarship. There are no quotas for scholarships for any individual country. Candidates nominated by national nominating agencies are in competition with those nominated by other nominating bodies, and the same standards will be applied to applications made through either channel.

Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:

  • Academic merit of the candidate
  • Quality of the plan of study
  • Potential impact on the development of the candidate’s home country

How to apply

You must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:

All applications must be made through one of these nominating bodies. Each nominating body is responsible for its own selection process and may have additional eligibility criteria. You must check with your nominating body for their specific advice and rules for applying, their own eligibility criteria, and their own closing date for applications.

You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your nominating body. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.

All applications must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 30 October 2019 at the latest.

You can access the online application system now

Please note that the CSC does not charge candidates to apply for any of its scholarships or fellowships through its online application system, and it does not charge organisations to nominate candidates.

Choosing a university/course

You may find the following resources useful when researching your choices of institution and course of study in the UK:

  • Study UK – British Council website, with guidance for international students and a course and institution search
  • Steps to Postgraduate Study – a guide to asking the right questions about taught postgraduate study in the UK
  • Postgrad.com – information for postgraduate students, with a course search
  • Prospects – information on postgraduate study in the UK
  • Research Excellent Framework 2014 results – results of a system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions
  • UCAS Postgraduate – guidance on how to find and apply for a postgraduate course
  • Unistats – the official website for comparing UK higher education course data
  • UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) – advice for international students on choosing a course of study

The CSC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

For More Information:

BONYEZA HAPA>>>>>CLICK HERE TO Visit the Official Webpage of the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2020

2015 BG Scholarship for Tanzanian Students

This scheme supports Tanzanian students in pursuing postgraduate education at Tanzanian Higher Education Institutions, focusing on selected energy-sector related engineering and related courses in the 2015/16 Academic Year.
About the Scheme
The scheme offers eight scholarships for Tanzanian students to support them in the completion of postgraduate education at selected Tanzanian Higher Education Institutions. Covering 15 energy-sector related engineering courses relevant for the development of Tanzania’s natural gas sector, the scheme is funded by BG Tanzania and administered by the British Council, Tanzania. The scheme is run as a pilot for the September student intake
of the Academic Year 2015/16.
Please open the flyer below for more details.

SENIOR POLITICAL OFFICER – BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION , DAR ES SALAAM

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION

VACANCY NOTICE NO – 05/15 DAR

POSITION : SENIOR POLITICAL OFFICER

SECTION : POLITICAL PRESS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION

GRADE : C4

POSITION TYPE : PERMANENT
SALARY : Tsh 4,214,477 PER MONTH

Main purpose of job:

The British High Commission is seeking to appoint a Senior Political Officer in its Political Section.

This is a great opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging environment on a high profile agenda within the British High Commission. The Political Officer will be a proactive and confident self-starter, with a solid understanding of Tanzanian politics, excellent communication skills- written and oral, and ability to network across a wide range of contacts.

Potential candidates are advised to acquaint themselves with the work of the British High Commission and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before applying for the job on the website: www.UKinTanzania.fco.gov.uk

The successful candidate will need to undergo background checks and security clearance and must have the right to live and work in Tanzania.

Roles and responsibilities:

Monitor, research, analyze and produce high quality reporting on political developments in Tanzania.

Working closely with DFID, support the UK’s governance agenda in Tanzania through robust analysis of the political, electoral and governance climate and relevant reform agendas.

Prepare briefing and policy materials as required, and maintain internal information on key political actors including biographies, records of meetings, and political contacts lists.

Develop and maintain positive working relations with a wide network of contacts in government, civil society, development partners, parliament, and the media. Advise the team on contact making and outreach.
Represent the High Commission as required at meetings and events.
Provide support on high-level political visits, as needed.

Interpretation and translation (Kiswahili to English and vice-versa) of key documents of interest to the BHC

Skills and Qualifications Required:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

(Ideally) a degree or post graduate degree in governance, politics, law, international development, social sciences or other relevant discipline

A minimum of three years relevant work experience

A strong understanding of Tanzanian and regional political and governance issues

Good analytical and problem solving skills

Influential communication skills, with excellent written and verbal skills in both English and Kiswahili

Excellent research and report writing skills

Strong networking skills, with the ability to develop a wide range of contacts

Ability to prioritise, effectively manage and execute multiple tasks to a high standard, both through individual and team delivery

Attention to detail and good follow-up discipline

Strength in MS Office, Excel, and Outlook

Comfortable with working within a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team

A willingness to travel and to do some occasional out of (core) hours work will be necessary.

Key competences required:

Seeing the Big Picture – Seeing the big picture is about having an in-depth understanding and knowledge of how your role fits with and supports organisational objectives and the wider public needs. For all staff, it is about focusing your contribution on the activities which will meet Civil Service goals and deliver the greatest value. At senior levels, it is about scanning the political context and taking account of wider impacts to develop long term implementation strategies that maximise opportunities to add value to the citizen and support economic, sustainable growth.

Making Effective Decisions- Effectiveness in this area is about being objective; using sound judgement, evidence and knowledge to provide accurate, expert and professional advice. For all staff, it means showing clarity of thought, setting priorities, analysing and using evidence to evaluate options before arriving at well reasoned justifiable decisions. At senior levels, leaders will be creating evidence based strategies, evaluating options, impacts, risks and solutions. They will aim to maximise return while minimising risk and balancing social, political, financial, economic and environmental considerations to provide sustainable outcomes.

Leading and communicating- Structure and style of communication is appropriate for the situation and context and takes full account of the needs/perspective of the audience. Communication is concise, structured and focussed on key messages, and adds value. Prepared to give unpopular messages and defend own position in face of opposition, when required. Keeps team members informed; provides reasoning underlying decisions; gives clear instructions, checking they are understood. Sets a positive example; inspires others by enthusiasm, energy and commitment.

Managing a quality service- Uses project management techniques: sets clear targets, standards and milestones; delegates appropriate tasks with sufficient guidance. Identifies full range of internal and external customers/stakeholders, and

works with them to agree standards of service, offering alternatives when appropriate. Identifies key stakeholders with an interest in particular activities, encourages their involvement and keeps them informed of progress

Delivering at Pace- Effectiveness in this area means focussing on delivering timely performance with energy and taking responsibility and accountability for quality outcomes. For all staff, it’s about working to agreed goals and activities and dealing with challenges in a responsive and constructive way. At senior levels it is about building a performance culture to deliver outcomes with a firm focus on prioritisation and addressing performance issues resolutely, fairly and promptly. It is about leaders providing the focus and energy to drive activities forward through others and encourage staff to perform effectively during challenging times.

Problem solving and judgement – Able to tackle difficult problems/tasks: evidence based approach, gathers information from a wide range of sources and viewpoints, analyses and evaluates it and reaches sound conclusions. Proposes constructive solutions.

Collaborating and partnering- Capitalises on the benefits of working with a diverse range of people, thinking and working styles. Builds and maintains an effective network of relevant contacts and uses them to achieve objectives

Compensation package:

The gross monthly salary for the position is Tsh 4,214,477 plus pension and medical insurance. Appointment will be under local terms and conditions, and is subject to medical and security clearance.

NOTE

All applicants must be legally able to work in Tanzania with the correct visa/status or work permit.

The British High Commission in Dar es Salaam is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.

Staff members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Dar es Salaam are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Tanzania’s employment law.

Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.

Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.

If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

To Apply

All applicants should submit a short (1 page maximum) covering letter stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position along with a copy of their CV in English, by email to: Recruitment.Africa@fco.gov.uk

Internal applicants should also submit the above, with a copy of their most recent (last 24 months) appraisals to the same email address.

All candidates: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 05/15 DAR and the position you are applying for.

Internal candidates, and spouses of diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 05/15 DAR and the position you are applying for, and also indicate that you are an internal candidate, or spouse of a diplomatic officer.

The closing date is 24 June 2015 and no further applications will be accepted after this date. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

ESTATE CUSTOMER CARE OFFICER

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION DAR ES SALEEM
VACANCY NOTICE NO – 01/15 DAR

POSITION : ESTATE CUSTOMER CARE OFFICER
SECTION : ESTATE
GRADE : A2
POSITION TYPE : PERMANENT
SALARY : Tsh 1,680,701 PER MONTH

Main purpose of job:

Customer Care Officer will support the Technical Works Group (TWG team) in delivering key corporate services aspects of the British High Commission Operational Plan. S/he will need to be able to work effectively and independently, liaising as necessary with colleagues across the Corporate Services team and UK based staff on receiving work request from UK staff, Record in simple spreadsheet before assigning to Technical Works Group.

Roles and responsibilities:

Main point of contact on receiving work request from UK staff, Record in simple spreadsheet before assigning to Technical Works Group

Seat together with TWG Supervisor in allocation of all work requests and prioritise them according to status e.g. urgent, necessary etc.

Work closely with the Technical Works Group(TWG team) to track requests and provide updates and feedback to staff

Provide support in the management of estates inventories for residencies, workshop store and Umoja House stores with a particular focus on health & safety

Provide assistance to the Estates Manager in asset disposal

Undertake other duties as assigned and agreed by Estates Manager or Head of Corporate Services

Key competences required:
Leading and Communicating

Delivering a quality Service
Changing and Improving
Collaborating and partnering

Skills / experience / qualifications required:
Fluent in English and Kiswahili
Delivery and improving – Level 1
Analysis and use of information – level 1

Working with others – level 2
Communicating with others – level 1
Organisational and Financial awareness – level 1
Previous experience in estates management
Diploma or degree in a relevant field preferable
Clean and valid driving licence adds advantage

Estate Customer Care Officer A2

NOTE:

All applicants must be legally able to work in Tanzania with the correct visa/status or work permit.

The British High Commission in Dar Es Salaam is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.

Staff members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Dar Es Salaam are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Tanzania’s employment law.

Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.

Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.

If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

To Apply

All applicants should submit a short (1 page maximum) covering letter stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position along with a copy of their CV in English, by email to: Recruitment.Africa@fco.gov.uk

Internal applicants should also submit the above, with a copy of their most recent (last 24 months) appraisals to the same email address.

All candidates: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 01/15 DAR and the position you are applying for.

Internal candidates, and spouses of diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 01/15 DAR and the position you are applying for, and also indicate that you are an internal candidate, or spouse of a diplomatic officer.

The closing date is 11 June 2015 and no further applications will be accepted after this date. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

Vice President, External Relations & Communications

Located on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Coast Salish, and Okanagan peoples, the University of British Columbia (UBC) is one of the world’s leading universities and is a global centre for research and teaching. Consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world, UBC currently places 32nd in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Between UBC’s two main campuses (Metro Vancouver and the Okanagan Valley) its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students (59,600), staff (10,100) and faculty (5,100) to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to define ideas that change the world.
Vice President, External Relations & Communications
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver, Canada
Reporting to the President, you will work closely with the UBC Executive to provide dynamic and thoughtful leadership for all the University’s external relations and communications system-wide. You will foster a collaborative team who are clear about their role in supporting the University’s goals and academic priorities. Your mandate will be to provide direction for the University’s various communications functions, broad based engagement with external communities and campus planning activities to accomplish the vision, commitments and goals as set out in the University’s strategic plan.
You will be a gifted relationship builder, communicator and strategist who has demonstrated excellence in building deep, authentic interactions with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders including all levels of government, First Nations, community groups, businesses and fellow academic institutions. You will work across all aspects of the University to ensure a welcoming “gateway” for stakeholder partnerships is established for all faculties and departments. This role will play a key part in facilitating these relationships and the strong connectivity to the multi-faceted communities UBC serves.
UBC seeks a person of integrity who is driven by strong personal values and is aligned to the defined “Vision and Values” of the University. Authenticity, inclusion and a commitment to equity pervades the scope of this change leadership function. A proven track record of executive management within a high-profile, complex organization is a must.
If you are a proven leader and interested in joining one of the world’s leading universities or wish to nominate a candidate for this position please visithttp://pfmsearch.com/executive-opportunities/ or contact Shelina Esmail or George Madden.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. The University welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.