Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Communication Skills Consultancy at International Rescue Committee


Requisition ID: req8737

Job Title: Communication Skills Consultancy

Sector: Operations

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an International Nongovernmental Organization that responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. In Tanzania, IRC is supporting refugee program in Kigoma Region. IRC is providing services in Nyarugusu, Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kakonko Districts. Currently, IRC is supporting refugees and asylum seekers with education and youth development and  Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE).

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks to recruit qualified consultant (company) to facilitate communication skills training to IRC staff on the following topics:

  • Essential keys for effective communication
  • Communication with diplomacy and tact
  • Dynamic communication including complex dynamic (cultural, age, gender, emotions etc)
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Listening skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mastering conversation skills
  • Any other three relevant topics

Requirements: As part of application process, the service provider should;

  • Provide training content for each topic to illustrate what will be covered
  • Include what will be covered on daily basis (i.e daily agenda)

Note: The service provider has to administer pre and post test to measure the output of the training (or on line survey)

Other information

  • Training duration – Maximum-  2 days training (preferably  from May 6-7, 2020)
  • Participants – 25-30 (all are IRC staff from different sites: Kasulu and Kibondo)
  • Venue: Either Kasulu or Kibondo, Kigoma region
  • Course facilitation fee: to cover daily consultancy cost (training fee), dinner, training materials (handouts) and certificates
  • IRC will take care of training stationery (list to be provided by trainer), transport including flight cost/return/road transport, facilitate travel booking and hotel cost/booking (room only) at IRC designated hotels
  • Mode of payment: by cheque after completion of service and certified by IRC representative as completed (withholding tax to be deducted as per authority’s guidance)
  • Submission of report, before payment is processed
  • Certificates: to be issued to all participants signed by both IRC and the Consultant/representative of the consultant firm.

How to apply: Apply to the undersigned providing the following:

  • Submit application cover page to illustrate suitability and experience
  • Business records: company profile, registration, license, TIN, e
  • At least three reference of past/recent service to INGOs regarding more or less the same training
  • Submit reference information: at least 3 most recent more or less similar, Attach company/organization’s directors/trainer/consultants CVs 


Qualifications

  • The consultant should have at least a bachelor Degree or Masters in Communication/ Journalism
  • Strong Communication and writing skills
  • At least five years of working experience as communication skills expert
  • Teaching knowledge for improving Communication processes
  • Ability to analyse complex information quickly and simply for audience

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Project Management Consultancy at International Rescue Committee


Requisition ID: req8743

Job Title: Project Management Consultancy

Sector: Operations

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an International Nongovernmental Organization that responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. In Tanzania, IRC is supporting refugee program in Kigoma Region. IRC is providing services in Nyarugusu, Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kakonko Districts.Currently, IRC is supporting refugees and asylum seekers with education and youth development and  Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE).

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks to recruit qualified consultant (company) to facilitate Project Management training to IRC staff on the following topic.

General Objectives:

The rationale and overall goal of the training is to develop new and existing project management skills, and to ensure that the IRC reaps the benefits of having well trained staff who can bring about well-controlled, project-based approach to the organization business.

Specific Learning Objectives and training content

When participants complete this training course they will be able to understand the core basics of project management, fully understand the role of a project manager in contrary to the “popular belief” and understand principles of project cycle management. It is expected that participants will learn, develop and apply skills and concepts including:

  • Planning and scheduling and institute project controls.
  • Generate a work breakdown structure.
  • Track and manage a project.
  • Conduct post project reviews to ensure continuous learning
  • To achieve the learning objective, the training will be conducted through a variety of facilitation approaches to deliver the below content.


What is Project Management

  • PM Relationship to the IRC strategy and other disciplines.
  • Project Management (PM) as a Tool
  • How does project management benefit you?
  • Project Management Terminology
  • Results Based Management

Project Cycle Management (PCM)

  • Project management cycle and the IRC MfA
  • Project Management Processes

Project Management Tools & Techniques

  • PCM tools

Project managers

  • Project manager attributes
  • Project manager duties

Qualifications

The consultant should have at least a bachelor Degree or Masters from the relevant field.
Strong Communication and writing skills
At least five years of working experience as Project Management expert
Teaching knowledge is preferred
Ability to analyse complex information quickly and simply for audience

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Program Coordinator and Communications Specialist in East Africa at Land O’Lakes Venture37

Program Coordinator and Communications Specialist in East Africa

(Open to East Africa Nationals only)

Background:

Land O’Lakes Venture37 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit helping communities around the world build economies by strengthening agriculture from farm-to-fork, helping businesses grow, and linking farmers to markets. Since our start in 1981, we have been leveraging nearly 100 years of expertise in dairy, animal nutrition, crop inputs and agricultural insights from our close affiliate, Land O’Lakes, Inc., a farmer-owned agribusiness committed to fulfilling its purpose of feeding human progress.


Our team is made up of nearly 350 employees who are committed to market-led approaches, and passionate about collaborating locally to create lasting inclusive economic growth. By unlocking the potential of agriculture for the last 36 years, the lives of more than 3 million people have been transformed through nearly 300 programs in more than 80 countries.

Project Description:

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be supporting the Trade of Agriculture Safely and Efficiently (TRASE) program in the East African Community (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania) to enhance its Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Systems and harmonization efforts. SPS systems and regulations must be in place to ensure food is safe and wholesome for domestic consumption and trade and this project will integrate SPS systems into policy and institutions. By working with the EAC governments to design specific intervention and focusing on risk management and regulatory authorities, SPS systems can improve value chains and ensure there are measures in place to protect the safety of domestic food supplies and drive increased regional and international trade. Activities will make substantial contributions to increasing agricultural productivity and expand trade of agricultural products.

Position Summary:

The project coordination and communication specialist will ensure that planned activities are not only effectively implemented, but also presented to the region and the stakeholders in a timely, accurate and appealing fashion. The PC shall coordinate implementation of TRASE project activities and the TRASE communication plan in the 5 EAC partner states of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, working closely with the Chief of Party, the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Advisors and the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to facilitate well-coordinated national and regional activities, whilst ensuring effective communication channels are maintained at all operational levels.

Reporting: The position shall report to the TRASE project Chief of Party. However, the position can be located from any of the East African partner states (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania or Uganda). We currently have field offices from Kenya and Rwanda; work can be remote from Burundi, Uganda, or Tanzania, though we expect to add additional offices in one or more of these countries.

Key Tasks:

Support implementation of the TRASE Communication Plan

  • Work with the project team in the planning, development and implementation of communication activities that support SPS reforms across the public and private sectors in the region
  • Engage with the TRASE SPS country advisors, coordinate the development of communication products, over-see the quality of design, accuracy of content and its suitability for target audiences;
  • Facilitate the development of the project crisis communication plan;
  • Facilitate the COP and SPS Advisors to represent and act on behalf of TRASE as necessary, at TRASE events as well as partners’ events such as conferences, workshops and, meetings;
  • Develop and maintain a stakeholder feedback mechanism—keeping track of complaints and recommendations and following up with the project team to ensure they are addressed;
  • Work with the MEAL Manager to undertake periodic reviews of the communication plan implementation and provide necessary updates to the project team;
  • Coordinate preparation of conference presentations and other technical outputs based on the TRASE work plan under implementation;
  • Assist the MEAL manager to identify, collect, store and disseminate qualitative information and case studies to stakeholders;
  • Liaise with the LOL Venture37 corporate communication team to facilitate development of case studies and communication materials as necessary
  • Coordination of Calendar of events, TRASE and EAC SPS meetings
  • Maintain a calendar of SPS meetings, workshops, and other activities organized by the EAC secretariat, development partners and other stakeholders;
  • Maintain and coordinate a calendar of key TRASE project events at national and regional levels;
  • Work with the project team to coordinate national SPS Committees in the planning, organizing and execution of the EAC SPS Committee meetings;
  • Work with the project team in planning, organizing and executing the TRASE project Steering Committee meetings;
  • Support implementation of the TRASE Work Plan
  • Participate in the development of project work plans;
  • Coordinate national SPS committees to implement the TRASE work plan, as well as utilize multiple media channels to reach a wide range of stakeholders from the public and private sectors;
  • Coordinating SPS advocacy activities implemented by the key private sector partners;
  • Maintain and continuously update a database of TRASE stakeholders;
  • Facilitate information sharing across the various stakeholders (donors, EAC secretariat, government ministries & departments, SPS competent authorities and private sector entities involved in project implementation.


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a relevant field (Communications, Media Studies, Public Relations, Journalism, Law, Marketing, etc)
  • At least five years’ experience undertaking coordination and communication related functions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, infographics and related business and communication tools.
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms and social media and networking expertise.
  • Experience in coordinating multi-country operations preferably in International Governmental or non-Governmental organisations

Closing date 30 Apr 2020

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Emergency Management Lead at ICAP


Emergency Management Lead

Job no: 492867
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as an Emergency Management Lead – Tanzania. The incumbent will provide oversight and direction to the emergency response component of the CDC-funded project.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Emergency Management Lead positions by April 20th, 2020.The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public health, international development, disaster management, humanitarian aid with focus or specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, and other relevant fields. The incumbent will also have at least 7 years of progressive experience in leading a national or international public health emergency response such as those related to infectious diseases, epidemics, outbreaks, intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens, or other large scale natural emergencies that had a significant impact on public health. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with large-scale international health, development, or humanitarian organizations in a resource-limited context. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of international humanitarian systems, protocols, standards, and charters such as SPHERE, CHS, and other international humanitarian standards related to Health.

Please find the full job description here. Download File Emergency Response Lead.pdf



The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Monitoring and Evaluation Lead at ICAP

Monitoring and Evaluation Lead

Job no: 492877
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Monitoring and Evaluation Lead – Tanzania. The incumbent will provide technical leadership in developing project M&E plans and frameworks as well as indicators to capture performance results and provide robust monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of all project activities.


ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Monitoring and Evaluation Lead position by April 20th, 2020. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, demography, or related discipline and have at least 7 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in large, international public health or development projects. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior or project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis, and presentation. The successful candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English and be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.

Please find the full job description here. Download File ME Lead.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Surveillance Lead at ICAP

Surveillance Lead  

Job no: 492862
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Surveillance Lead – Tanzania. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the surveillance systems strengthening component of the CDC-funded projects.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Surveillance Lead positions by April 20th, 2020. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public hand health, international development, with a specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, surveillance, and diagnostics. The incumbent will have at least 7 years of progressive experience in national/international infectious disease surveillance with a focus on geospatial analyses, cost analyses, and strategies for capacity-building at national and/or international levels. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with the implementation of field-based surveillance methodologies, which includes analysis of epidemiological investigation data using new or existing methodologies and techniques. The successful candidate must also be proficient in written and spoken English and be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.

Please find the full job description here. Download File Surveillance Lead.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Advertised: 19 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Project Director at ICAP

Project Director  

Job no: 492872
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Project Director – Tanzania. The incumbent will provide strategic leadership, oversee the design, planning, and implementation of project activities, and lead a team of experts to successfully implement the CDC-funded projects.


ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Project Director positions by April 20th, 2020. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public health, public administration, or related fields, and have at least 10 years of experience leading or directing large-scale multi-million dollar, multi-country international health or development projects in resource-limited contexts related to any or all of the following areas: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with strategic and operational planning, managing a diverse team of technical and support staff as well as budgeting, managing, designing, implementing, and evaluating. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated understanding of the Global Health Security Agenda Joint External Evaluation (JEE) indicators, outbreak investigation, and response. The incumbent must be proficient in written and spoken English, and be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to 40% of the time.

The full job description can be found here. Download File PD GHS.pdf


The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Laboratory Lead at ICAP

Laboratory Lead  

Job no: 492882
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Laboratory Lead in Tanzania. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the laboratory systems strengthening component of the GHS-related project.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Laboratory Lead position by April 20th, 2020.The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in laboratory medicine, biological sciences, or relevant field, and have seven (7) years of progressive experience in large clinical and public health laboratory settings in the following areas: microbiology, laboratory quality control, and quality assurance systems, implementation, and management. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior or project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working in international health or development organizations or on projects related to any of all of the following: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response, in resource-limited context. S/he will also have prior experience with relevant technical laboratory procedures related to HIV/AIDS, TB, and other communicable diseases. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. The incumbent will also be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to approximately 40% of the time.

Please find the full job description here. Download File Laboratory Lead.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status

Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 13 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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Monday, 30 March 2020

Project Manager at BRAC Tanzania

Project Manager  

Job Summary
The overall purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, implement, and contribute to an inclusive and sustainable development of the coffee value chain project through development and strengthening of smallholder coffee cooperatives, to enhance production, processing and trade of coffee produced by smallholders in the Southern highlands of Tanzania. The PM will also be expected to perform the daily management of the programme, supporting the project team with technical and professional guidance and ensuring quality delivery of the project outcomes and providing an enabling relationship between the project and stakeholders.

Minimum Qualification: Masters
Experience Level: Management level
Experience Length: 5 years
Job Description
Project: Smallholder Coffee Development Project (SCDP)
Duty Station: DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Reports to: Tanzania Country Director

Project Period: 1st of May 2020 – 31st April 2024

Subject Line: SCDP – Project Manager

About BRAC MAENDELEO TANZANIA


BRAC is one of the world’s largest development organization having extensive development programs globally. BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in 14 countries across Asia and Africa.

Responsibilities

The Project Manager will lead on the design, coordination and implementation of Smallholder Coffee Development Project (SCDP) and establish partnership with local NGOs, farmer Organizations, Farmer cooperatives and government stakeholders; and will work closely with relevant actors in the coffee value chain to strengthen coffee cooperatives to provide services to farmers for increased production, processing and trade on coffee produced by smallholders farmers; and stimulate trade-led economic growth by strengthening competitiveness of smallholder coffee producers, promoting investments, businesses and creation of jobs along the coffee value chain.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Play a leading role to implement the project with overall leadership and managerial oversight of the project, personnel management, budget, and contract delivery;
  • Lead on project mobilization and outreach to farmers by organizing, promoting and managing outreach events;
  • In collaboration with BRAC MAENDELEO TANZANIA monitoring team; develop an effective monitoring and evaluation strategy and coordinate the design and delivery of appropriate M&E systems and provide support to determine the impact logic and performance monitoring plan;
  • Responsible for developing annual work plans, budget revisions and analysis and ensure production of quality and timely reports for donor and stakeholders and work with communication team to ensure that appropriate project documentations are created;
  • Represent the project and BRAC MAENDELEO TANZANIA and network actively with relevant stakeholders, donors, government initiatives, and policies by also actively participating in key events, workshops, and forums;
  • Build alliance and coordinate partnership with local agri-focused organisations with significant extension network to help with farmer mobilisation and buy-in during implementation phase;
  • In collaboration with the Project Management Team, support in the design of a financial mechanism that is appropriate to the needs of farmers and start engagement with financial institutions;
  • Establish partnership with other relevant stakeholders as appropriate such as farmer cooperatives, farmer’s organization, AMCOS, Tanzania Coffee Board on increasing coffee production and strengthening the value chain;
  • Participate in mainstreaming gender in activities to ensure women and youth are among the target beneficiaries of the project;
  • Strengthening and maintaining relations with relevant LGAs, government line ministries and private sector/research institutions to coordinate the adoption of new products and/or approaches in agriculture development and marketing;
  • Ensuring the provision of quality data on a timely basis for internal project management and external reporting purposes;
  • Contribute to dissemination of good practice and lessons from the organization’s work and promote experience sharing and learning in the organization and among partners;
  • Proactively work with regional, global and country teams to participate in fundraising and relationship management to ensure high standard of performance in all aspects of resource management including donor identification/mapping, engagement and designing project proposal to create strong pipeline.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural economics, Agribusiness, Applied Agricultural Extension, General Agriculture, Environmental science or related field with at least three years of relevant and proven working experience in the coffee sector or bachelor’s degree in relevant field and at least 5 years of relevant and proven working experience in the coffee sector.
  • Computer literate and conversant with the Microsoft packages
  • Project management skills and experience.
  • Strong oral communication, analytical, listening and presentation skills together with excellent command of written and spoken English and Swahili.
  • Experience in working with civil society and government structures.
  • Knowledge of development cooperation and experience in EU funds management.
  • Knowledgeable about national coffee sector, guiding policies and regulations and familiarity with policy research methodology and analytics.
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports in order to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Social and cultural sensitivity.
  • People oriented and results driven.
  • Takes initiative and seeks opportunities to initiate action.
  • Experience in the fields of gender equality and human rights.
  • This position is for Tanzanian nationality applicants only.
  • Women with the stated qualifications are highly encouraged to apply. Other experiences Additional knowledge on the following skills will be an added advantage
  • Nutrition;
  • Agronomy;
  • Farm Management;
  • Agricultural Marketing;
  • Business Planning
  • Project Management for Agricultural Professionals.

Terms of employment

Six months of probation prior to signing contract
Two years contract and renewable based on the project cycle and staff performance.

Deadline for the application is 10th of April 2020 not later than 13.00 pm. If you meet the set criteria, please send your cover letter and CV.

How to Apply

Please manually apply for this job using the details below: Send application to: recruitment.tanzania@brac.net

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Project Officer at BRAC Tanzania

Project Officer  

Job Summary
As the front line technical team member, the PO will Implement the coffee value chain activities in the field organizing farmers training’s e.g., demonstrations, field days, farmers meeting etc. promoting technologies and good agricultural practices and participate in the strengthening the management cooperatives, linking the farmers and their organization with financial institutions.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years
Job Description
Project: Smallholder Coffee Development Project (SCDP)
Duty Station: DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania
 
Reports to: Project Manager


Subject Line: SCDP – Project Officer

BRAC is one of the world’s largest development organization having extensive development programs globally. BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in 14countries across Asia and Africa.

Responsibilities

  • The Agriculture Project Officer will support on the design and implementation of Smallholder Coffee Development Project (SCDP) and in the establishment of partnerships with local NGOs, farmer Organizations, Farmer cooperatives and government stakeholders. 
  • The PO will work closely with Project Manager and other actors in the agriculture value chain to strengthen coffee cooperatives to be the key enablers and providers of support services that will increased production, processing and trade of coffee produced by smallholders; and stimulate trade-led economic growth by strengthening competitiveness of smallholder coffee producers, promoting investments and jobs creation along the coffee value chain.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support implementing partners in establishing and functionalizing marketing groups of smallholder farmers
  • In coordination with implementing partners establish and functionalize agro dealers and provide business skill training for private service providers.
  • Support the coordination and implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the implementation plan and annual plans in line with SCDP program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
  • Assist partners and Project Implementation Team in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
  • Support collaboration, integration and accountability between SCDP underlying ToC and with external stakeholders through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting partners to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools.
  • Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports per established reporting schedule.
  • Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
  • Consider gender integration in targeting, planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Collaborate with SCDP implementing partners in supporting peer-based farmer to farmer approach/Lead farmer’s knowledge sharing, demonstration plots and learning sessions in inclusive and sustainable development of the coffee value chain for enhanced incomes and improved nutrition status of smallholder farmers.
  • Provide technical support for the establishment and functionality of livelihoods groups’ livelihoods pathway selection, IGA groups and business plan development.
  • Promote and implement farmers saving groups, supporting the successful establishment of Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) groups, identification, training and launching Village Community Banks (VICOBA).
  • Closely support implementing partners in implementation and follow up of agricultural response geared to helping households improve nutrition and strengthen farming system resilience  Coordinate field-based impact assessment for post-harvest assessments.
  • Proactively work with project manager and country teams to participate in fundraising initiatives, donor identification/mapping, engagement and designing project proposal to create strong pipeline

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Agricultural economics and Agribusiness, Applied Agricultural Extension, General Agriculture or related field with at least 5 years of relevant and proven working experience in coffee value chain.
  • Computer literate and conversant with the Microsoft packages
  • Training, facilitation and report writing skills;
  • Excellent in events planning and organizing skills;
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • High degree of working/managing consortium.
  • Awareness and sensitivity regarding gender issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • This position is for Tanzanian nationality applicants only.
  • Women with the stated qualifications are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Other experiences Additional knowledge on the following skills will be an added advantage
  • Nutrition;
  • Agronomy;
  • Farm Management;
  • Agricultural Marketing;
  • Business Planning;
  • Project Management for Agricultural Professionals.

Terms of employment

Six months of probation prior to signing contract
Two years contract and renewable based on the project cycle and staff performance. Deadline for the application is 10th of April 2020 not later than 13.00 pm. If you meet the set criteria, please send your cover letter and CV.

How to Apply

Please manually apply for this job using the details below: Send application to: recruitment.tanzania@brac.net
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33 Job Opportunities at University of The Arusha (UoA)


University of Arusha (UOA)
Welcome to the University of Arusha where wholistic education is fostered among students. The University of Arusha's environment is a place conducive for learning. Our campus is situated in the peaceful valley between two mountains — the majestic snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro on the east and Mt. Meru, Tanzania's second highest peak, on the west. It shares an entrance with Arusha National Park and is a few hours away from the world renowned Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the beautiful beaches of the Indian Ocean. Sometimes giraffes come to visit our campus especially on the months of July to September to retrace the trail of their forefathers.


The University of Arusha has dedicated faculty and staff who mentor students to have an enriched relationship with God and their fellowmen and prepare them for careers rooted in service and integrity. The social atmosphere at UoA can be described as a place where faculty, staff and students interact and share experience from different cultural, national, and religious backgrounds.


The University of Arusha offers fully accredited degrees that allow students to go to graduate school and professional programs. We take pride that our graduates are well placed in different organizations right after graduation. We have one educational center located in Arusha town providing educational opportunities to various students in these areas. We also started offering graduate programs in Education and Business.
The University of Arusha is committed in helping students realize their full potential through the integrated development of intellectual, physical, social and spiritual dimensions. The University affirms that the educational process may not, with impunity, be divorced from the divine process.


The University believes that the student, as a person of infinite dignity, is the heart of the educational enterprise; and that the question to be asked at the end of an educational step is not "what has the student learned?" but "what has the student become?" Yes, the University of Arusha is the ideal place for you if you believe that you can become the best of what you nobly want to be. I invite you to come and see for yourself.


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Credit Analyst - Commercial Banking at Standard Chartered

Credit Analyst - Commercial Banking

Standard Chartered BankTanzania


About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.


We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Consistently execute to a high standard / - Deepen client relationships
  • Deliver sustainable value not simply short-term benefit
  • Enable clients to do cross border business
  • Focus on priorities and prompt execution
  • Manage resources and actively monitor progress to ensure timely delivery
  • Follow Bank policies, controls and procedures
  • Live the letter and spirit of the law and Group standardsIdentify and quickly resolve risk and control issues
  • Escalate issues appropriately and take measured risks
  • Business

Relationship Management

  • Listen to understand drivers and real needs of client
  • Update clients on changes (e.g. process improvements) which may impact their account
  • Record client enquiries/feedback and address them promptly as appropriate
  • Able to understand Client Value Propositions

Sales

Ability to explain the sales cycle and own role within it

Record and access client data

Participate in account planning as a team member

Follow client contact strategy

Risk & Compliance

  • Advise on regulatory impact of business or functional strategy
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters
  • Apply the Group Fair Accountability Disciplinary Policy
  • Ability to recognize own and team's role in managing operational risks by displaying exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct
  • Only pitch relevant Financial Markets products to clients based on their risk profile within the appropriateness framework

Credit Risk

  • Perform with confidence credit and accounting analysis techniques, including cashflow analysis, ratio analysis and sources of revenue for a client
  • Apply knowledge of working knowledge of internal credit and regulatory policies, procedures, guidelines and products etc, in managing client and portfolio level credit risks
  • Follow the Bank's procedures to complete risk assessment and recommend strategies for and credit exposures to clients with a moderate risk profile
  • Ability to identify opportunities in offering the appropriate product to the client from the bank's product suite keeping in view the customer risk profile and credit facility needs.
  • Monitor for early warning signs of changing risk environment which may impact client and breaches in approval terms and condition. The candidate should be in a position to understand and propose necessary actions which work together the best interests of the bank.
  • Respond quickly to all internal or regulatory requirements or policy changes

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Lead the [country / business unit / function/team] to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct

Key Stakeholders

Internal

Head of Sales Commercial Banking
Credit Approver and Group Credit Risk Management.
Credit Risk Control
Financial Market
Trade Services
Corporate Management of other branches.
Service Delivery

External
Senior executives / Owners of Corporates.
Legal Counsel.
Counterparties in other banks.
Official and social functionaries


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Internship Programme (Multiple Locations) at UNFPA

 Internship Programme (Multiple Locations)

Background Information
Objectives of the Programme

The UNFPA Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work.


Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Interns work under the supervision of a staff member at UNFPA. The background of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization.

Qualifying for an Internship

Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have graduated within the last 12 months;
  • Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset.


Financial Aspects

The costs associated with an intern’s participation in the programme must be assumed either by the students themselves or by the nominating institution, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students. Students will have to meet living expenses as well as make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and other requirements. In addition, applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof of insurance will need to be submitted before the internship begins.

Interns are not financially remunerated by UNFPA for their work but may receive a stipend to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station, when not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation, or scholarship programme. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and other living expenses must be borne by either the intern or the intern’s sponsoring institution.

Closing Date: 31 December 2020

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Assistant Representative at UNFPA

Assistant Representative  

Position Number: 3113
Location: Dodoma, Tanzania
Full time
Fixed term
Non Rotational
Duration: 1 Year initially with the potential for renewal subject to performance and available funding


The Position
Under overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative, and direct supervision by the Deputy Representative, the Assistant Representative provides support to ensure programme quality, efficiency and effectiveness of UNFPA’s support to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania within the context of the United Nations Development Assistance Plan II (UNDAP II). The Assistant Representative will specifically focus on UNFPA’s thematic area of gender equality and human rights, building and managing partnerships and coordinating the work of UNFPA’s Dodoma Office and field presence. S/he will serve on the senior management team and acts on behalf of the Representative and Deputy Representative in their absence.

How you can make a difference

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s strategic plan (2018-2021) focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end the unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and all harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high-impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose

In coordination with the Representative and Deputy Representative, the Assistant Representative contributes to the design, development, and management of an innovative and responsive country programme. The Assistant Representative heads the UNFPA Office in Dodoma, supports the programme team in general, and the gender and human rights unit in particular, by inspiring the team to translate global, regional and country goals into sustainable solutions and results. S/he will be responsible for advocacy and strategic partnership management; national capacity development, resource management and mobilization; and programme support for the delivery of the country programme results.

The Assistant Representative substantively contributes to the management of UNFPA activities in the thematic area of gender equality and human rights. Acting as an analyst/advisor, s/he proactively provides the Representative with strategic guidance on issues related to UNFPA’s mandate and with information on the achievement of results, the implementation of UNFPA’s programmes as well as contextual issues that relate to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action.

The main responsibilities of the Assistant Representative will be:

Partnerships and advocacy
Capacity development
Resource management and mobilization
Programme support.

You will be responsible for:

A. Partnerships and advocacy

Engage in policy dialogue with Government counterparts, UN Agencies and other development partners to facilitate the incorporation of UNFPA’s programme priorities and the ICPD Agenda into national plans and strategies, and UN systems initiatives and frameworks.
Represent UNFPA in assigned government-led policy and technical level coordination and consultative fora; in UN systems coordination; and in development partner’s harmonization meetings while ensuring that such fora/bodies reflect relevant ICPD issue in general; and gender equality, human rights, gender-based violence (GBV) and harmful practices in particular.
Contribute to the analysis of population and development, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender equality issues in the country; and translate global strategies into country specific advocacy strategies, creating and delivering evidence-based advocacy messages to promote UNFPA’s programme goals.
Provide technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address gender equality and human rights, including GBV and harmful practices.
Promote South-South cooperation for the achievement of ICPD goals and pursue innovative ways to maintain and create new partnerships.

 B. Capacity development

Participate actively in government-led fora and advise the government on the design and implementation of national and sectoral strategies, and policies and plans aimed at advancing gender equality and human rights.
Implement strategies for capacity building in UNFPA’s mandated areas in the context of gender equality and human rights.
Provide cutting-edge technical guidance and support to strengthen national capacity on gender equality and human rights.
Create/improve national capacities to monitor, evaluate and learn from capacity development initiatives.

C. Resource management and mobilization

Lead UNFPA’s Office in Dodoma and coordinate UNFPA’s field presence in Tanzania mainland.
Support UNFPA’s Representative in overall accountability for the management of resources, and work of the Country Office, while ensuring efficient and effective use of resources in compliance with UNFPA policies and procedures.
Contribute to the development of resource mobilization strategies by analyzing information on potential donors; preparing substantive briefs and project proposals in line with donor priorities; creating feedback mechanisms; and providing information on the progress of donor-funded projects. Identify opportunities for cost sharing where appropriate. As necessary, leverage resources from within UNFPA, government and other partners to support work on gender equality, human rights and GBV.
Supervise the assigned national programme staff, providing them with managerial direction and motivation; guide them on standards of performance; and assign responsibilities for achieving results, learning and career management.
Work with the team to maintain a harmonious working environment; seek to strengthen team-building by encouraging active participation and interaction at all levels; foster staff motivation, development and empowerment; and lead by example.

D. Programme support

Participate in the formulation of annual work plans for the gender equality and human rights component and monitor the day-to-day implementation to ensure that they are proceeding as planned. Work with partners to continually identify response gaps in line with proposed work plans (including geographic coverage and programmatic scope) and seek solutions to fill gaps.
Promote a results-based approach and integrate innovative policies and strategies into the design and formulation of thematic components of the country programmes, sub-programmes and projects based on strategic priorities, results realized, and responsive to the evolving country context in the areas of gender equality and human rights.
Facilitate the achievement of programme results by identifying, providing and coordinating substantive and technical inputs into programme development and implementation, ensuring substantive monitoring and oversight and coordinating and evaluating the inputs of consultants and technical experts.
Promote knowledge sharing and continuous learning, testing, linking and documenting innovative strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices inside and outside of UNFPA and, where appropriate, adapt these strategies and approaches. Ensure that programme staff integrate new substantive policies, methodologies and tools (Results-Based Management, Costing the Three Transformative Results, Sustainable Development Goals, Acceleration toolkit etc.).
Carry out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA leadership.

Qualifications and Experience

Education

Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, International Development, Public Administration, Management or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 8 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development and/or population activities, preferably in programme/project design, appraisal and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities and capacities.
  • Knowledge of relevant international and national policies, plans and programmes in the field of gender equality and human rights.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
  • Demonstrated experience in partnership management and coordination with government and NGOs.
  • Excellent communication skills, including oral and written English, and fluency in Swahili.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • Strong advocacy, negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Communications and media experience is desirable.
  • Familiarity with the UN system and/or experience of working with an international organization is an advantage.

Languages

Fluency in English and Kiswahili.

Required Competencies

Values

Exemplifying integrity
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
Embracing cultural diversity
Embracing change

Functional Competencies

Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
Results-based programme development and management
Leveraging the resources of partners, building strategic alliances
Conceptual innovation and marketing of new approaches
Job knowledge/technical.

Core Competencies

Achieving results
Being accountable
Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
Thinking analytically and strategically
Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships
Communicating for impact.

Compensation and Benefits

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary, health insurance and other benefits as applicable.

How to Apply:

Applicants are kindly requested to apply through the online link at: https://erecruit.partneragencies.org/psc/UNDPP1HRE/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=29096&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

UNFPA has established an electronic management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. Download the step-by-step guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at https://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-applying-jobs-unfpa. Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Disclaimer UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Fraudulent notices, letters or offers may be submitted to the UNFPA fraud hotline at https://web2.unfpa.org/help/hotline.cfm.

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Application deadline: 14th April 2020

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Administrative Assistant at MSH

Administrative Assistant 

Overview
MSH is seeking to recruit highly motivated and result oriented  individual as an Administrative Assistant for the Tanzania Technical Support Services (TSSP) Project, a President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded project in Tanzania.

Specific Responsibilities

  • S/he will provide transport and logistics support in booking staff, and consultants travel and accommodation.  Coordinating appointments, meetings, preparing, disseminating materials & information
  • Act as the face of the organization  and provide full coverage of the front desk and the duties associated with it such as receiving and making calls, visitors, deliveries and any dispatches.
  • The Administrative Assistant will also be responsible for maintaining MSH office facilities to ensure that they are operating efficiently and in optimal condition.
  • S/he will provide administrative support ensuring the availability for office utilities, office supplies & office consumable items & store management and ensure that MSH facilities are operating efficiently and in optimal condition.
  • The administrative assistant  will work closely with Administrative Coordinator and Senior Procurement Specialist to support with procurement roles as delegated.

Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideas candidate should have a graduate degree in Business Administration or related course, atleast two (2) years handson experience in Administration, logistics and front office Management. S/he should have basic knowledge in procurement.
  • Experience in working with CDC funded projects and knowledge of applicable regulations will be an added advantage.  S/he should have basic understanding of key aspects of administration, procurement, accounting, creating and analyzing journal entries.
  • In addition, s/he should be proficient in relevant computer applications which includes word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and presentations (Microsoft Office applications preferred); and a willingness to learn new software packages.
  • The successful candidate needs to be a strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  S/he should work with minimal supervision with ability to work independently and in a team.

Background Information
Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.
EEO Statement
Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To
Administrative Coordinator
Deadline 01 April, 2020

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Saturday, 28 March 2020

Senior Private Sector Specialist at World Bank


Senior Private Sector Specialist

Job #: req6446
Organization: World Bank
Sector: Private Sector Development
Grade: GG
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania
Required Language(s): English, Swahili
Preferred Language(s):


Description

Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank consists of two entities – the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). It is a global development cooperative owned by 189 member countries. As the largest development bank in the world, the World Bank provides loans, guarantees, risk management products, and advisory services to middle-income and creditworthy low-income countries, and coordinates responses to regional and global challenges. For more information, please visit www.worldbank.org.

The Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI) Global Practice combines expertise in the financial sector with expertise in private sector development to foster private-sector led growth and help create markets in client countries.  FCI’s core lines of business are: (a) Financial Stability & Integrity; (b) Financial Inclusion, Infrastructure & Access; (c) Firm Capabilities & Innovation; (d) Long-Term Finance; (e) Climate & Risk Management; (f) Markets and Technology; and (g) Investment and Competition. For more information, please visit https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/unit/fci

To assist with its growing and complex work program, FCI seeks to hire an experienced and highly motivated professional to join our team based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where s/he would serve on the FCI team supporting the Tanzania CMU countries and foremost the programs focusing on Tanzania, with some flexibility as business priorities and needs evolve to lend cross-support to operations in the other CMU countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, or elsewhere agreed with the Practice Manager. 

With the largest economy and population in the East Africa Community (EAC), Tanzania is quickly approaching middle-income status but struggling to improve economic productivity that would create enough jobs for its fast-growing youth population. Transformation to a more modern industrialized economy that would accelerate job growth and higher incomes requires the strengthening of investment climate and conducive government policies for increasing private investment and entrepreneurship. Support to financially inclusive, gender-empowered private sector growth agenda is enshrined in the SCD and CPF, and at the heart of EFI and FCI dialogue with the authorities, which are demanding increasing assistance from FCI on this agenda.  With 2020 being a year of national elections, the timing is critical to support the client’s commitment to structural reforms necessary to unlock economic growth, by strengthening the Bank’s engagement and expert resources around financial and private sector development and competitiveness issues.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Amongst other things, the candidate will be expected to:

  •  Contribute to the policy dialogue on issues relating to investment, trade, private sector and financial sector development, while actively participating and contributing to multi-sectoral teams involved in policy-based discussions/operations.
  • Contribute to or lead specific operational activities at all stages of the project cycle for ASA and Lending Operations, including participation in the design and development of specific project components, and supporting the implementation of ongoing FCI projects/activities.
  • Work closely with the lead FCI specialist / FCI country team/ Program Leaders/Country Economists and CMUs to ensure the integration of relevant financial and private sector issues in country strategies, SCDs/CPFs and work programs and country policy dialogue and engagement.
  • Under the guidance of the lead FCI specialist, perform quality research and analytical tasks on a wide range of operational, country and sector issues, providing expert interpretation of information/data, identifying key pertinent issues and recommending targeted actions/solutions.
  • Coordinate and Participate as a member of FCI missions (preparation, appraisal, supervision), conduct independent discussions with client representatives on selected problems and issues identified by task managers, and participate in negotiations.
  • Develop effective coordination mechanisms on policy dialogue and ASA dissemination with the Global Practices and donors.
  • Support the FCI team in the preparation of briefing material on country program/sector and project issues and follows up on portfolio issues.  Produce technical notes, briefings, presentations, etc. as requested by Management.
  • Business Development: cultivate strategic relationships with country clients and the CMU. 
  • Knowledge Management, and Teamwork: promote synergies across product teams, providing support through trouble shooting, anticipating problems and solving them. 

Selection Criteria

This job requires a seasoned Private Sector Development (PSD) professional with strong technical and operational skills and good understanding of the financial sector agenda.  He/she will have demonstrated an ability to manage and mentor teams effectively and deliver results on the ground.  The following qualifications will be considered:

  •  Masters level or equivalent qualification with minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience in the areas of finance, business, management, economics or related discipline.
  • The ideal candidate should have solid knowledge and experience in the one or more topic areas: trade policy and facilitation, business environment and investment climate, investment policy and promotion, regulatory governance, competitive industries and sectors, SME innovation, entrepreneurship, competition policy and issues, as well as good understanding of financial sector issues. Working experience in Tanzania, and the broader Africa region would be an added advantage. 
  • A combination of experience inside and outside (including in the private sector or the government) the World Bank Group (including familiarity with Bank Group products, policies and procedures), and within the Bank have experience of lending projects and/or ASA activities would be ideal.
  • Proven capacity to engage in and influence policy discussions at the country level on trade, investment and competitiveness issues.
  • Possess strong internal and external client engagement skills and ability to collaborate and work across boundaries. 
  • Outstanding judgment on operational, country, and practice issues. Strong results focus, with a track record of leading teams to deliver high impact projects and activities. Knowledge and practical experience of Africa region/east African countries would be an advantage.
  • Should be a mature professional with a demonstrated ability to mentor and incentivize teams, inspire confidence in senior country officials, and work in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.


The candidate should meet WBG Core Competencies. For information about WBG Core Competencies, please visit: https://bit.ly/2kbIA7O 

Poverty has no borders, neither does excellence. We succeed because of our differences and we continuously search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe.

Closing Date: 4/5/2020 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC

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Education Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council


Education Officer

NRC is looking for a qualified candidate to work as Education Officer base  at Nyarugusu,Kigoma.

The purpose of  Education Officer  is responsible for implementation of the Education projects .



All NRC  employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Promote and share ideas for improvement
  • Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.
  • Implement delegated Education project portfolio according to plan of action (according to strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Support the implementation of NRC’s Education programme policy through working with programme management.
  • Takes lead in conducting rehabilitation/construction assessments and continuous gap identification and analysis.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Education or higher diploma with experience of working in construction/shelter sector.
  • Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education, rehabilitation / construction projects for at least 3 years mostly in humanitarian assistance.
  • Experience from working as an Education Officer with more rehabilitation/ construction activities in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Be able to use a wide variety of software, including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
  • At all times in and outside work adherence to NRC code of conduct
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • Participate actively in supervisory and appraisal process
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)


Personal qualities

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Work with courtesy, sensitivity, tact and flexibility
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

We can offer
Duty station: Nyarugusu,Kigoma
Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nyarugusu ,Kigoma
Application deadline: 08/04/2020

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HR & Admin Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council

HR & Admin Coordinator 

The HR Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of HR and Admin matters in the Tanzania Country program

Duties and responsibilities

  • Align, implement and maintain NRC HR systems, policies and procedures and ensure they are implemented in accordance with NRC policy and guidelines. In so doing ensure that the HR policies and procedures in Tanzania are in consistent with local government laws and good practice
  • Give technical guidance and support to HR and Admin staff in Tanzania.
  • Guide Country Management Group and line managers on HR processes such as recruitment; induction; staff development; performance management.
  • Update staff on HR policies, processes and procedures.
  • Coordinate and advice on all recruitments and selection in liaison with line managers and through WebCruiter and other channels.
  • Coordinate clearance of staff including exit interviews and final dues payments
  • Align/design, implement and maintain an effective and efficient staff record and filing system including contracts, leave, medical, archiving etc
  • Be the contact person related to medical evacuation of national staff in Tanzania
  • Ensure timely remittance and proper filing of statutory deductions such as NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, and insurances
  • Manage staff benefits schemes like medical, insurance, pension and provident funds schemes
  • Coordinate and plan for staff care initiatives when needed
  • Ensure timely processing of the payroll for Tanzania offices
  • In consultation with the Country Director and Area Manager, address staff grievances and disciplinary measures
  • Coordinate all NRC staff development plans in accordance with NRC Handbook and decisions taken by the management
  • Ensure staff sign necessary employment documentation on an annual basis


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Administration
  • Understanding of the relevant laws and statutory requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience from working as a HR/Admin Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own manager skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Personal qualities
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Initiating action and change


We can offer


Duty station: Kibondo
Contract period is for one year with possibility of extension
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Kibondo

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer at Danish Refugee Council March, 2020
Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position

Application deadline: 10/04/2020

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Tanzania Field Operations Associate at One Acre Fund

Tanzania Field Operations Associate  

About One Acre Fund

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


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


Job Description

As the Tanzania Field Operation Associate, you will be a member of the Field Operations leadership team and will design strategy and manage projects which allow the Tanzania program to improve scale, impact, and sustainability. You will report to the Field Operations Lead. Specific responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

Strategy Design: You will design strategy that directly contributes to the Tanzania core program, including impact or repayment activities. You will measure progress against goals, regularly report on progress, and hold the team accountable for prioritizing and delivering results in key strategic areas, such as program impact and financial sustainability.
Project Management: You will independently develop and lead special projects which contribute to department priorities. This could include identifying ways to motivate and reward Group Leaders to support program results; developing a protocol for addressing crop health issues at-scale or creating tools or trainings that will support Field Officers in their day-to-day work.
Department Leadership: As a leader in the Field Operations team, you will cultivate strong relationships across our field and HQ teams, interact with and learn from farmers in the field regularly, and engage with and provide feedback on key programmatic priorities.
Management: You may directly manage, mentor and develop team leaders to take on increasing levels of independence and responsibility within the team.

On a day-to-day basis, your role will involve a mix of activities, similar to the below:

Understanding and Solving Problems: Observing field operations, meeting with leaders of our field staff, running surveys, conducting desk research, analyzing KPIs, etc. Then creating simple and lasting solutions to complex problems
Planning and Executing Large Projects: Identifying clear goals, creating project calendars, designing workflows, creating field tools and talking points, designing incentive systems and understanding stakeholders, following up and monitoring project execution in the field, etc
Building Teams: Hiring staff using One Acre Fund’s unique “experiential hiring” system, mentoring key deputies, and steadily handing off responsibility to your team as you build it
Working Across Teams: Working in coordination with One Acre Fund’s other teams on the ground to execute a smooth customer experience in the simplest way possible


Specific Qualifications Include, But Are Not Limited To

2+ years of work experience
Project management: Design and implement complex projects to success
Problem Solving: Ready and able to identify & solve complex problems as they arise across the program
Growth mindset: Enthusiasm for learning, feedback and improvement
Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
Cross-cultural fluency: You will collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
Strong educational background; minimum Bachelor’s Degree
Willingness to travel to rural locations, and to be based in Iringa, Mbeya or Njombe Tanzania

Career Growth and Development

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

Qualifications

Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:

Mission-driven individual that can align 100% with OAF’s values in putting farmers first
2+ years of work experience
Project management: Design and implement complex projects to success
Problem Solving: Ready and able to identify & solve complex problems as they arise across the program
Growth mindset: Enthusiasm for learning, feedback and improvement
Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
Strong educational background; minimum Bachelor’s Degree
Language: English required, Swahili strongly preferred
Willingness to travel to rural locations, and to be based in Iringa, Mbeya or Njombe Tanzania


Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Iringa, Mbeya or Njombe, Tanzania

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

Yes; Tanzania country nationals / East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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