Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Job Opportunity Dar es salaam at CAMFED Tanzania, Programme Manager

New Job Vacancy Dar es salaam at CAMFED Tanzania, Programme Manager | Deadline: 10th April, 2019

Job Title: CAMFED Tanzania Programme Manager – Enterprise Development
Reporting to: Head of Programs
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

CAMFED Tanzania is an award-winning organization dedicated to tackling poverty and inequality through the education of girls and leadership of young women. A ‘best-in-class’ organization, CAMFED has a reputation for being innovative, resourceful and smart, and has achieved unprecedented results in improving education outcomes among disadvantaged young people.

Job Purpose
To support the implementation of CAMFED Tanzania’s programs and partnerships for young women’s enterprise development, including women’s post-school transitions, training, business start-up and growth.

Specific Accountabilities
• Work with Program Managers, Heads of Function and the international Enterprise Development team to support the development and roll-out of training programs and initiatives to support young women’s enterprise. This includes CAMFED’s Transition Guide Program, young women’s access to business finance and quality training, mentoring, advice and linkages to support business start-up and growth.
• Oversee the design, roll out and operational management of enterprise products through grants and loans, build response and tactical mechanisms are in place to increase loans take up and repayments and ensure maximum use of CAMFED credit/capital limit with implementing partners.
• Provide technical input to the development of CAMA enterprise training materials
• Work with the Head of Programs to support the development and management of partnerships to enable young women’s enterprise, for example with Community Development Committees, government bodies, finance providers, private sector, training partners and other NGOs.
• Support the development and review of work plans and budgets in full collaboration with other Managers to ensure synergy between all areas of the program, cost-effectiveness in delivery, and that we are on track with donor contracts.
• Stay up-to-date with Government policies and external research with regard to youth enterprise and share insights with the wider CAMFED team to ensure alignment.
• Ensure strong knowledge management and sharing with CAMFED Tanzania and CAMFED International so that program information, learning and insights can inform program improvements, reports, proposals and communications with the media and other stakeholders. Contribute to reports and prepare presentations as required.
• Support the management of relationships with key national partners, including donor partners. Represent CAMFED with external stakeholders, as required.
• Ensure that CAMA District Centers are kept-up-to-date with business resources and that young women are aware of training, funding and advisory services available to them.
• Facilitate CAMA-CAMA business collaboration, trade and marketing strategy; for example by connecting new CAMA entrepreneurs to more experienced mentors and supporting CAMA entrepreneurs in complementary sectors to work together

Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required
• A relevant degree or professional qualification in Social development, Community development Business administration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and any other relevant.
• Project management, including planning, working to deadlines, budgeting, collaborating, and risk management
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including qualitative data collection skills through interviews, site visits, etc.
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Very strong writing skills and the ability to match writing style to audience
• Experience of inter-agency/ inter-disciplinary work.
• Knowledge of Tanzania’s education and gender landscape (including key stakeholders and familiarity with related initiatives)
• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
• Full working proficiency in both Swahili and English
• Ability to periodically travel domestically and internationally
• Excellent negotiating, networking and presentation skills
• Ability to work within a multi-cultural team with diverse experience including government

Application Details
To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to on or before Tuesday 10th April, 2019 at 4.00 p.m.