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Job Opportunity at World Vision International Tanzania - Gender & Human Rights Coordinator

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Position: Gender & Human Rights Coordinator

Location: Dar es salaam


World Vision Tanzania seeks highly qualified candidates for an anticipated five-year donor funded project with key objectives to increase empowerment, reduce exploitation and abuse, increase uptake of ASRHR services, including Nutrition & HIV and Increased Economic Opportunities through skills development, job creation, policy and capacity building. The project is anticipated to be implemented in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma.

The anticipated project aims:

To Improve enabling environment to advance gender equality and rights and protection from SGBV and adverse SRH and Nutrition outcomes

Improved capacity of youth/CBOs to meaningfully participate in and engage local decision-making structures to advance gender exploitation, adolescent girls' and boys' SRHR, and prevent and respond to SGBV.

Increased access to improved ASRHR and nutrition services for adolescent boys and girls in and out of schools.

Increased gender equitable participation of female and male youth from 16-19 years in the labour market.

As part of the World Vision Team, reporting to the Program Manager, the gender coordinator will be responsible for implementing activities and interventions to advance gender equality, provide technical support to the broader project Team to ensure gender equity is mainstreamed across all education and civil society activities, review documents and materials to ensure these are gender sensitive and ensure gender integration across all aspects of the project cycle. Coordinate, facilitate and provide technical support and guidance on Gender, Human Rights and Advocacy in the Project on planning, monitoring evaluation, reporting and reflection. Communicate World Vision's cultural ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

This position is contingent on the confirmation of funding from the donor.


Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Demonstrate Experience in working with adolescents boys and girls, advocacy, lobbying and communication,
  • Experience of working in an international and cross-cultural environment is an added advantage
  • Experience in promoting gender equality and Human Rights
  • Experience in working with Faith Leaders in promoting gender equality and human rights
  • Familiar with current Advocacy issues around Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health Rights
  • Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification
  • Preferred: Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, with at least 5 years experience

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills; Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders,
  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Practical advocacy and campaigning experience in the development field
  • Ability / experience of managing a network
  • Experience working in advocacy
  • Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills
  • Report writing skills: Ability to write complex reports
  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent team player with minimum supervision
  • Significant experience of working with government officials, multiple partners, community groups and communities.
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
  • Experience in working with donor funds
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Good planning and Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail a must
  • Work in a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and application of contextual understanding in day to day work
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines for information needs


Application Deadline: 04th January, 2022.


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