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Job Opportunity at Tanzania Association of Women Certified Accountant (TAWCA), Project Coordinator

Position: Project Coordinator

Job Summary
Our growing Association of Women Certified Accountant (TAWCA) is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator who will be in charge of assisting our Executive Director in organizing our ongoing projects. This task involves monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures, organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
To be successful as a Project Coordinator, you will need to be able to work on tight deadlines, be competent in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel, and have exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills. A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and at least three (3) years of relevant experience is required for consideration.

Project Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
  • Preparing and Coordinating events of the Association
  • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings.
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Providing administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks as required.
  • Developing project strategies.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.

Project Coordinator Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in business or related field of study.
  • Three years experience in related field.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

Interested candidates are required to submit their CVs and Application cover letter.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Interested candidates are required to submit their CVs and Application cover letter to to
tawcaoffice@gmail.com copy to info@tawca.co.tz

Job Opportunity at Tanzania Association of Women Certified Accountant (TAWCA), Project Coordinator

Position: Project Coordinator

Job Summary
Our growing Association of Women Certified Accountant (TAWCA) is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator who will be in charge of assisting our Executive Director in organizing our ongoing projects. This task involves monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures, organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
To be successful as a Project Coordinator, you will need to be able to work on tight deadlines, be competent in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel, and have exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills. A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and at least three (3) years of relevant experience is required for consideration.

Project Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
  • Preparing and Coordinating events of the Association
  • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings.
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Providing administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks as required.
  • Developing project strategies.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.

Project Coordinator Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in business or related field of study.
  • Three years experience in related field.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

Interested candidates are required to submit their CVs and Application cover letter.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Interested candidates are required to submit their CVs and Application cover letter to to
tawcaoffice@gmail.com copy to info@tawca.co.tz

Job Opportunity at IRUWASA, Assistant Customer Care Officer

Iringa Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (IRUWASA) is a Government Institution which has the duty of providing potable water and sanitation services at affordable prices to the residents of Iringa Municipality for enhancing their health and quality of life. In order to achieve the compact objectives, IRUWASA now seeks applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians who are self-motivated, hardworking, honest and committed to their work to fill the following positions: –

ASSISTANT CUSTOMER CARE OFFICER – (1 POST)

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Customer Care Section

Duties and Responsibilities

To assists in receiving and attending customers’ complaints and channel them to the respective departments for further action.
To assists in making follow-ups of customers’ complaints received and ensure that proper and timely remedial action is taken to provide the required services.
To assists in distributing publications and brochures bearing Authority’s business information.
To assist in ensuring all identified and approved vulnerable groups/ people such as the poor are provided with free water service.
To assist in ensuring that all new customers are registered to the database with accurate account information.
To assists in making sure that all authorized water reconnections are carried out on time as per Customers Service Charter.
To assists in making timely follow up of customers’ queries received by the Authority until their final settlement.
To develop individual performance objectives and targets in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement.
To prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports for activities that fall under his/her section.
To make sure that the call center is properly working.
To provide customer service information with regard to IRUWASA operations.
To identify and escalate priority issues regarding customer services.
To route calls to appropriate departments.
To make follow up on customer calls where necessary.
To keep records of all conversations at the call center database in a comprehensible way.
To complete call logs.
To perform other related duties as may be assigned by the respective Supervisor.
Academic Qualifications and Age Limit
Holder of Diploma or Ordinary Diploma NTA Level 6 in Business Administration, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Mass Communication, Education from a recognized Institution.
Good interpersonal, communication skills and computer knowledge.
Age between 25 and 35 years.

Tenure of Appointment and Remuneration

According to IRUWASA Salary Scale : IWAS 4
Appointment will be on unspecified period of time.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania.
Applicants must attach an up-to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail and telephone/mobile numbers.
Applicants should indicate names and contact addresses of at least three referees.
Applicants must attach their relevant copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and birth certificates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications should be sent to IRUWASA by hand, registered post, EMS and DHL not later than 24th October, 2019.

All applications should be addressed to:-

The Managing Director,
Iringa Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 570, IRINGA.

NOTE:WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Job Opportunity at IRUWASA, Assistant Customer Care Officer

Iringa Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (IRUWASA) is a Government Institution which has the duty of providing potable water and sanitation services at affordable prices to the residents of Iringa Municipality for enhancing their health and quality of life. In order to achieve the compact objectives, IRUWASA now seeks applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians who are self-motivated, hardworking, honest and committed to their work to fill the following positions: –

ASSISTANT CUSTOMER CARE OFFICER – (1 POST)

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Customer Care Section

Duties and Responsibilities

To assists in receiving and attending customers’ complaints and channel them to the respective departments for further action.
To assists in making follow-ups of customers’ complaints received and ensure that proper and timely remedial action is taken to provide the required services.
To assists in distributing publications and brochures bearing Authority’s business information.
To assist in ensuring all identified and approved vulnerable groups/ people such as the poor are provided with free water service.
To assist in ensuring that all new customers are registered to the database with accurate account information.
To assists in making sure that all authorized water reconnections are carried out on time as per Customers Service Charter.
To assists in making timely follow up of customers’ queries received by the Authority until their final settlement.
To develop individual performance objectives and targets in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement.
To prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports for activities that fall under his/her section.
To make sure that the call center is properly working.
To provide customer service information with regard to IRUWASA operations.
To identify and escalate priority issues regarding customer services.
To route calls to appropriate departments.
To make follow up on customer calls where necessary.
To keep records of all conversations at the call center database in a comprehensible way.
To complete call logs.
To perform other related duties as may be assigned by the respective Supervisor.
Academic Qualifications and Age Limit
Holder of Diploma or Ordinary Diploma NTA Level 6 in Business Administration, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Mass Communication, Education from a recognized Institution.
Good interpersonal, communication skills and computer knowledge.
Age between 25 and 35 years.

Tenure of Appointment and Remuneration

According to IRUWASA Salary Scale : IWAS 4
Appointment will be on unspecified period of time.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania.
Applicants must attach an up-to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail and telephone/mobile numbers.
Applicants should indicate names and contact addresses of at least three referees.
Applicants must attach their relevant copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and birth certificates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications should be sent to IRUWASA by hand, registered post, EMS and DHL not later than 24th October, 2019.

All applications should be addressed to:-

The Managing Director,
Iringa Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 570, IRINGA.

NOTE:WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

6 Job Opportunities at IRUWASA, Sales Assistants

Iringa Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (IRUWASA) is a Government Institution which has the duty of providing potable water and sanitation services at affordable prices to the residents of Iringa Municipality for enhancing their health and quality of life. In order to achieve the compact objectives, IRUWASA now seeks applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians who are self-motivated, hardworking, honest and committed to their work to fill the following positions: –

SALES ASSISTANTS ;– (6 POST)

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Sales Section

Duties and Responsibilities

To participate in reading customer water meters for preparation of water bills.
To participate in distributing water bills to customers as requested by the supervisor.
To make follow up of revenue collection from unsettled water bills.
To participate in monitoring, aging and follow up of long overdue debts.
To assist the Supervisor in handling of illegal accounts and following up settlement.
To participate in the implementation of credit policy and procedures.
To participate in customers visitation and monitoring of compliance of credit policy.
To make follow up of illegal connections.
To correct customer water bills wherever necessary.
To advise the customer on information relating to their water bills.
To keep customer water bill records.
To report any data abnormalities to be found at customers’ premises
To receive and attend customer complaints and channel them to the respective section.
To perform other duties as may be assigned by the respective Supervisor.

Academic Qualification and Age Limit

Holder of Form IV/VI Certificate of Secondary Education and who has attained A Certificate in Business Administration, Marketing, Procurement and Supplies Management or Logistics Management, Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounts, Statistics
He or she must be computer literate.
Age between 20 and 30 years.

Tenure of Appointment and Remuneration

According to IRUWASA Salary Scale : IWAS 3
Appointment will be on unspecified period of time.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania.
Applicants must attach an up-to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail and telephone/mobile numbers.
Applicants should indicate names and contact addresses of at least three referees.
Applicants must attach their relevant copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and birth certificates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications should be sent to IRUWASA by hand, registered post, EMS and DHL not later than 24th October, 2019.

All applications should be addressed to:-

The Managing Director,
Iringa Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 570, IRINGA.

NOTE:WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

2 Job Opportunities at IRUWASA, Drivers

Iringa Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (IRUWASA) is a Government Institution which has the duty of providing potable water and sanitation services at affordable prices to the residents of Iringa Municipality for enhancing their health and quality of life. In order to achieve the compact objectives, IRUWASA now seeks applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians who are self-motivated, hardworking, honest and committed to their work to fill the following positions: –

DRIVER GRADE II – (2 POSTS)

The successful candidates will report to the Head of Administration Section

Duties and Responsibilities

To check the functioning of the vehicle engine and other accessories before driving.
To drive properly any type of vehicle being assigned.
To ensure that the vehicle assigned to him/her is always clean, in good running condition and is parked at a safe authorised place with all the tools entrusted to him/her.
To undertake vehicle services as scheduled.
To report without delay any detected fault or defect on the motor vehicle.
To certify that repairs and maintenance carried out on the vehicle are of adequate standards.
To make sure that the vehicle is used only on assigned duties and keeps log book and time when he/she is on duty.
To ensure that the vehicle is always having necessary items as required by Law,including valid insurance cover, fire guard/ extinguisher, triangle, first aid kit etc.
To maintain disciplined behaviour and proper conduct in rendering services to his/her officers and other employees in general.

Academic Qualifications,Working Experience and Age Limit

Holder of Form IV or VI Certificate.
A valid class “C” driving license issued by relevant Authority.
The person must have driving training certificate from National Institute of Transport (NIT).
Possession of Trade Test Grade II in Motor Mechanics from the Vocational Education Training Authority (VETA), Chuo Cha Ujenzi or National Institute of Transport will be an added advantage.
The person must have at least one year working experience.
Age limit between 25 and 35 years.

Tenure of Appointment and Remuneration

According to IRUWASA Salary Scale : IWAS 1
Appointment will be on unspecified period of time.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania.
Applicants must attach an up-to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail and telephone/mobile numbers.
Applicants should indicate names and contact addresses of at least three referees.
Applicants must attach their relevant copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and birth certificates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications should be sent to IRUWASA by hand, registered post, EMS and DHL not later than 24th October, 2019.

All applications should be addressed to:-

The Managing Director,
Iringa Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 570, IRINGA.

NOTE:WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Job Opportunity at Tanzania People & Wildlife, Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer

 Job Opportunity at Tanzania People & Wildlife, Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer

Position: Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer

Job Summary
Tanzania People & Wildlife is seeking to hire a qualified Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Executive level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
Position Description:
TPW’s Women’s Beekeeping Initiative empowers rural women through sustainable enterprise development. Honey harvested from beehives hung by women’s groups is jarred and sold under the Mama Asali brand. TPW is seeking a passionate, energetic and hard-working individual to fill the position of Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the Mama Asali brand into an income-generating, social enterprise for TPW and its community partners. Responsibilities will include developing the full hive to market value chain, developing women’s cooperatives, establishing market linkages between the cooperatives and larger resellers, and ensuring the overall profitability of the enterprise. Preference will be given to individuals with prior experience establishing a social enterprise in Tanzania, demonstrated ability to access East African markets, and/or a strong business background.

The successful candidate must have impressive communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with diverse stakeholders, and significant capability to work independently. This position will be based at the Noloholo Environmental Center but will require travel to remote program areas with limited facilities, safari camps and lodges, as well as urban marketplaces; applicants should enjoy a balance of travel and office time. Acting as a public emissary of TPW’s women’s enterprise program as well as an important role model for the 77+ women’s groups partnering with TPW, the successful candidate will exhibit strong leadership characteristics. A team player, the individual will coordinate and interact closely with TPW’s bee-keeping program officer as well as other team members. We anticipate the position will require equal amounts of time for program development, marketing and distribution of products, and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
Independently develop and implement a social enterprise based on bee products, including the full harvest to market value chain
Oversee the development of marketing materials, secure clients, and create distribution mechanisms for Mama Asali honey and future additional by-products (candles, soap, etc.)
Build and maintain strong client relationships with safari companies, lodges, shopkeepers and distribution centers for all enterprise-related products and services
Act as a public emissary of TPW’s programs, particularly in terms of its women’s initiative

Qualifications:
The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in business, enterprise development and/or finance. We are looking for an individual with the ability to independently develop a social enterprise. This requires exceptional leadership and communication skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. Preference will be given to candidates with prior small business development experience, particularly as it relates to women’s initiatives.

Required:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in one of the above fields
Proven experience in small business development
Experience with product distribution, including marketing and communication
Excellent skills with Microsoft Office
Strong interpersonal skills, including training and capacity building, and respect for other cultures
Passionate concern for wildlife, local communities and TPW’s mission
Willingness to live and work in remote field settings
Excellent spoken and written English skills; proficiency in the Maa language is preferred

Reports to: TPW Chief Program Officer
Salary & Benefits: Full-time position based on experience and qualifications; salary commensurate
with experience. Basic housing and food provided onsite. Contract is grant dependent, currently expiring in October 2021.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
To Apply: Tanzania People & Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send the following to tanzaniapeoplewildlife@gmail.com with Conservation Enterprise and Marketing Officer in the subject line by October 15th, 2019:

1. Resume
2. Contact Information
3. Three references
4. Cover letter outlining interest in applying for the post, along with relevant experience,
qualifications, and skills

Job Opportunity at International Rescue Committee, Legal Officer

Requisition ID: req6677

Job Title: GBV Legal Officer

Sector: Gender

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

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.

IRC provides protection and basic assistance in the areas of gender-based violence / women’s protection and empowerment, child and youth protection and development, community-based rehabilitation for persons with disabilities and special needs, livelihoods, mental health services and primary health care at the border posts and reproductive health for the Burundian and Congolese in refugee camps in the Kigoma region.

The Women’s Protection and Empowerment program in Tanzania has worked to strengthen gender-based violence (GBV) service delivery, help survivors heal, mobilize communities to prevent violence, and promote women and girls’ inclusion. The IRC works to ensure GBV survivors have access to life-saving care, improved protection and envisions a country in which women and girls are respected, have access to essential services and opportunities, and live free from violence. The IRC Tanzania has been implementing GBV programs in refugee camps.

Scope of work:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) coordinates the provision of services across a broad spectrum of sectors in Kigoma Region, Tanzania. This position is responsible for providing legal counseling and support to survivors of gender-based violence in the Burundian camp, as well as host communities if required. This position reports to the GBV Response Manger and works in close collaboration with the psychosocial and outreach officers, and WPE M&E Manager. The position is based in the assigned camp.

Program Responsibilities:

GBV survivors must be provided services with supportive environment in which there are respected and treated with dignity, following survivor-centered approach that survivor are engaged, and their best interest, rights, needs and wishes of the survivors are respected, as outlined in the IRC’s WPE Case Management Guidelines.
Adhere to GBV guiding principles: ensure the safety of the survivor and their children; and staff involved at all times, respect the confidentiality of the information provided by GBV survivors, if using interpreters, interpreters must be trained on respecting confidentiality, and conduct interviews in private settings. Maintain a non-judgmental manner and respect the survivor decision.
Provide legal counselling for GBV survivor regarding potential avenues of legal response; Respect the right to be informed on the details of the legal procedures, including available options, time frame and the consequences.
Provide and facilitate legal access to all GBV Survivors who opt for legal action include accompany and escort GBV Survivors to Police station and Court whenever requested i.e. by ensuring GBV Survivors and witness summoned to court attend court sessions; Respect the right to legal aid, including the right to refuse legal aid at any time prior or -depending on the type of the crime committed- during legal process.
Coordinate with the Prosecutor, pre court legal counseling and preparation support to GBV Survivors, witnesses and medical experts before court sessions i.e. District Courts, Primary Courts.
Continually update the GBV Psychosocial Officer about the survivors’ case and link the survivor with the case worker for ongoing psychosocial support or referral to additional services.
Monitor GBV survivors overall security risk as a result of pursuing legal action; ensure the survivor is protected against any risks of further offence that the alleged offender may cause and link the survivor with the Psychosocial Officer / GBV Case Workers to provide adequate response/referral to ensure needs and security concerns of the survivors are met.
In collaboration of GBV Response Manager and Psychosocial Support Supervisor monitoring the situation of the survivor even after the finalization of legal proceedings to prevent retaliation or secondary victimization at the hands of the perpetrator, the perpetrator’s family or friends, as well as to address stigmatization by the community.
Conduct different trainings to different groups in the camp on Tanzanian and international law, as it relates to women and girls protection from GBV to the Police, Sungusungu, women’s representatives, Zone Leaders, religious leaders, other community representatives, service providers and implementing partners.
Conduct GBV related-legal information dissemination (legal aid clinics) or other targeted legal activity in different zones in the camp to increase awareness in preventing and responding to GBV incidents.

Data collection and reporting;

Monitor all cases sent to court by using a tracking system as well as follow-up;
Contributing for developing, drafting and update legal guidelines, and training materials on GBV related to Tanzanian law and/or international law.
Ensure proper and safe legal documentation, case information, data security and storage. Utilization of GBVIMS consent form, legal intake form, action plan. All forms must use accurately and appropriately, strictly follow data protection protocol and confidentiality; maintain confidentiality with regards to client information at all times.
Track indicators and analyze data on all legal counseling, legal access, including those where legal action is not pursued or has been pursued but subsequently failed.
Prepare and submit timely and quality monthly and donor reports as per the donor requirements, including assist in proposal input on access to justice gaps, and needs.
Support and working closely with WPE M&E Manager on program data collection.

Coordination

Following up on cases with law enforcement bodies to ensure that the rights of the survivor are promoted and protected throughout the legal process,
Advocate with court official where there are gaps in dispensing the justice system,
Link and coordinate with other services providers ensure integrated approaches to access to justices e.g. WLAC, TRCS, MSF, Judiciary etc;
Participate in coordination meeting with Legal actors so as to smoothen the process of access to legal justices to GBV Survivors; including conduct weekly meetings with Gender and Child Desk Police, SGBV WG, CP WG to build capacities on survivor centers while handling cases.

Program management

Direct responsible for all legal budget in collaboration with WPE/GBV response Manager; develop and maintain work plans, spending and procurement plans, tracking expenditures and ensure all legal activities are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor compliance and regulations; review monthly BvA and bring any over/under expenditure, miss-charge or double charging issues etc to the attention of the WPE/GBV Response Manager in a timely manner and jointly develop corrective plans and prepare legal activity cash projection submit to GBV Response Manager.
Supervise and capacitate paralegal refugee staffs including GBV and Tanzania Law through training, daily mentor, weekly meeting, including manage refugee staff planning and budgeting.

General Responsibilities:

Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
Support the IRC Tanzania Country SAP implementation in Kibondo field office, coordinate with other IRC actors particularly Health, Education, MHPSS and Operational Department to achieve the IRC strategy outcome with support of WPE Sr. Manager and WPE Coordinator.
Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania 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.
Represent IRC at interagency meetings as assigned.
Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work.
Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications

Bachelor degree in law with at least 3 year’s relevant work experience, particularly in women’s rights.
Experience working on gender based violence issues desirable.
Experience working with camp-based populations/ rural communities desirable.
Commitment to working confidentially, responsibly and with respect for legal ethics.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French and Kirundi a plus
Ability to work as part of a team that shares the common goal of helping stop GBV.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

3rd Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa

Deadline: 7 October 2019

The African Union/International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is seeking applications for its Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa.
This year, the 3rd batch of the Workshop will take place in Accra, Ghana from 26 to 29 November 2019 under the theme: “Young Women’s Leadership to Advance Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa”.
The African Union – International Centre for the Education of Girls and Women in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is a specialized institution of the African Union since 2004, dealing with women and girls’ education following Decision Assembly/AU/DEC.44 (III). The centre is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

AU/CIEFFA has been established under the Department of Human Resources Science and Technology at the African Union Commission to coordinate the promotion of girls and women’s education in Africa, with a view of achieving their economic, social and cultural empowerment.

Objectives

This 3rd Capacity Building workshop for African Youth will put special emphasis on specific objectives including the following:

  • To inform and sensitize the youth on the state-of play of issue pertaining to girls’ and women’s education in the continent despite various efforts made by African countries.
  • To understand the obstacles and barrier hindering girls to access and stay at school until she complete her higher education in order to address girls and women’s Education.
  • To deepen their knowledge on gender stereotyping in studying and job sector usually affected more by boys and men such as the STEM, ICT, TVET Male-dominated jobs.
  • To equip them with some advocacy tools such as the leadership, entrepreneurship, negotiation, public speaking as efficient weapons to facilitate their work within the community as girls ‘education’s Champions.
  • To build a strong network of African young women and men sharing the same vision to change mindset on gender equality and equity in the educational system by 2063.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The workshop aims to bring together young women and men who will be representatives of the 5 regions of Africa. The participants will be selected through a call for applications open to all based on the selection criteria as follows:
  • Young African (women and men) aged 21 to 35 year old;
  • Young girls and men with educational/professional background or interest sector/field or in any other relevant field.

How to Apply

Oprah Winfrey Foundation African Women’s Public Service Fellowship 2020 for study in USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: December 2, 2019

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.

The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses.

Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa.

This fellowship is only available to degree-seeking students. Advanced professional certificate and non-degree programs are not applicable for this fellowship. 

Fellowship criteria

  • Citizen and resident in an African country at the time of application
  • Strong academic record
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service
  • A NYU Wagner education would significantly enhance your ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in your home country and region
  • Applicable to the following programs:
    • MPA Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy
    • MPA Health Policy & Management
    • Master of Urban Planning
    • EMPA Public Service Leaders

HOW TO APPLY

  • Submit your Fellowship Application Essay along with your online application to NYU Wagner for Fall 2020. The Fellowship Application Essay is included in the fellowship section of the online application; there is not a separate application.  Fellowship applicants must also submit the one-minute video essay in the application in order to be considered.   Applications are due by December 2, 2019 deadline.
  • Those selected as fellowship semi-finalists will be invited to participate in Skype interviews with the Fellowship Selection Committee in early-to-mid February 2020.

For More Information:

CLICK HERE TO>>>Visit the Official Webpage of the Oprah Winfrey Foundation African Women’s Public Service Fellowship 2020