Thursday, March 14, 2019

Project Officer at Sense International Tanzania - Dar es Salaam

Sense International (SI) is a disability specialist charity, partnering with local organisations in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Romania, Tanzania and Uganda. We are one of the world’s leading international organisations working for people with deafblindness/multi-sensory impairments (MSI) and their families. Our vision is of a world in which all people with deafblindness can be equal and active members of society.
Sense International Tanzania (SI Tanzania) is a nationally registered NGO, delivering a range of education and health projects supporting people with deafblindness/MSI.

Job Title: Project Officer - Tanzania
Reports to: Programme Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam, with regular in-coungntry travel

Job Purpose:
To coordinate the successful delivery of SI Tanzania’s Improved Livelihoods for People with Deafblindness in Tanzania project. The overall impact of the project is that young people with deafblindness and their family members have improved livelihoods and are actively leading on issues that affect them within their communities. This includes collaborating with like-minded organisations, relevant stakeholders to ensure provision of comprehensive and effective services to people with Deafblindness/MSI. The position is supported by a three-year project-specific grant from the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF).

Overall Responsibilities
To coordinate SI Tanzania’s Improved Livelihoods for People with Deafblindness
To support the Programme Manager with efficient management of programme budgets and schedules
To ensure that programme outputs are delivered to the expected level of quality, through managing relationships with stakeholders including government offices, and ensuring project outcomes and impact are achieved.

Person Specification
We are looking for a professional with experience of working in education, vocational training or with people with disabilities. You will need experience of coordinating projects, managing budgets, reporting, and strong monitoring and evaluation skills.
See more about our work here: 

Your covering letter must include:
Why you are interested in this position
How you think your experience and skills match the job description
List your current salary/benefits
Your day time contact number
Available start date

Due to the high number of applications we anticipate receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is 18th March 2019
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 25th March 2019

The salary is negotiable, in the range of TZS 1,200,000 Gross; a medical insurance for employee, spouse and up to 4 children under 18 years old; and pension contribution by employer of 10% of salary

Application Process
To apply for the above position, please email your covering letter (maximum 2 pages) and current CV to the Country Director of Tanzania: 

Please include Project Officer – TANZANIA in the subject line of your email.

This position is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF). The NCLF are based in the UK and fund disability programmes throughout East Africa, distributed through the East Africa Disability Fund (EADF), enabling people with disabilities to improve their livelihoods in Tanzania and Uganda. For more information about NLCF please visit: 
Sense International is an equal opportunity employer.