United Republic of Tanzania: Project Evaluation in Kayanga, Tanzania

Organization: Horizont3000
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

1. Objective of the Evaluation

The general objective of the evaluation is to assess the completion and achievements of the project objectives as well as the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the project intervention. The evaluation will provide a well-founded, comprehensive and concretely argued document in order to assess the quality of the project and its implementation. The recipients of the evaluation are the back-donors Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Brother and Sister in Need as well as HORIZONT3000 and the implementing partner CHEMA.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are to provide information on the following points:

· Evaluate the CHEMA project to draw out key lessons, strengths and weaknesses of the current project and make recommendations on completion of the current phase and for the development of the next project.

· Analyse the approach used by CHEMA and state whether it is suitable to be transferred and implemented by other development actors in the region. Please specify which particular models are working well.

· Outline and asses the contributions of the HORIZONT3000 KNOWHOW3000 activities to this project.

2. Evaluation criteria and guiding questions

2.1 Relevance (appropriateness) of the intervention

a) To what extent does the intervention reflect the actual needs and interests of the target group?

b) To what extent is the intervention in line with national strategies of Tanzania?

2.2 Effectiveness (achievement of targets) of the project in terms of the defined objectives

a) What is the progress from the beginning towards the agreed project objective (as determined in the project document)?

b) Does the target group practice the new techniques in agriculture, crop management, natural resources manage and have improved health?

c) To what extent is behaviour change with regards to gender relations or child care visible (e.g. division of labour at household level)?

d) Did unforeseen external factors intervene? If so, how flexibly did the management adapt to ensure that the result would still achieve the objective?

2.3 Efficiency (use of resources)

a) Is the relation between input of resources and results achieved appropriate and justifiable?

b) Is a monitoring system in place to gather timely relevant information on the achievement of results and objectives?

c) Organisational set-up: are the number and professional/managerial skills of the project team as well as the organisational set-up, adequate for the activities of the project and where are improvements needed?

2.4 Impact (effects) of the intervention on the general situation of the target group and other stakeholders

a) What changes have happened since the project implementation?

c) To what extent has the project intervention resulted in increased household income and improved food security? To what extent have the trainings changed and improved the attitudes and practices of the beneficiaries?

b) What are the positive or negative, intended, unintended and visible effects of the project on the target groups, surrounding communities, the institutional (CHEMA) level and the district?

2.5 Sustainability (durability) of the intervention and its impact

a) To what extent can activities, results and effects be expected to continue after the project has come to an end?

b) How self-sustaining is CHEMA in general?

c) To what extent does the project take into account factors which have a major influence on sustainability like e.g. ecological and socio-cultural aspects, gender equality, women’s empowerment, institutional and management capacity building?

d) Institutional sustainability: to what extent is the intervention designed to develop the institutional capacities of CHEMA in terms of improving internal processes, structures and skills of staff members?

2.6 Participation and ownership

a) To what extent have stakeholders been involved in decision-making during implementation?

b) How did the implementing team choose the beneficiaries?

c) What is the level of local ownership and the identification with the project?

a) How satisfied is the project partner with the cooperation with HORIZONT3000? What should be kept, changed or improved?

2.7 HORIZONT3000 Knowledge Management

a) Did the partner organisation participate in any KNOWHOW3000 activity? If yes, which one?

b) What was the benefit of the participation for the partner organisation and for the target group?

2.8 Lessons learnt and recommendations

a) What are the main lessons learnt from the project?

b) What good practices (e.g. approaches, trainings and methods) are suitable to be replicated in other projects with similar objectives?

c) How does the organisation deal with the ongoing demand of people outside the target group to participate in the project?

3. The Evaluator

The Evaluator needs to proof technical experience in rural development, fluency in English and managerial skills in designing and performing a project evaluation. The Evaluator needs to come up with an appropriate methodology for the evaluation. The Evaluator will be in charge of the entire evaluation process and is expected to provide HORIZONT3000 with a final evaluation report as stipulated in the timetable below.

4. Methodologies

The evaluator chooses the appropriate methods.

5. Tentative timetable

The whole assignment including the final evaluation report should be concluded by April 30, 2018. The Evaluator will develop, discuss and agree on the evaluation schedule with CHEMA before commencement of the assignment. The final evaluation schedule will be shared with HORIZONT3000.

Evaluation Report

· The report shall present findings on the evaluation objectives.

· The report should contain a description of methodologies / design.

· The report should describe the involvement of local actors (project partner, target groups).

· It shall summarize the findings of the evaluation in the light of the criteria mentioned in point 3 above (maximum 5 pages).

· It shall be clear and concise, limiting itself to essential points (maximum 20 pages without cover page, content, appendices etc.).

· The report shall be written in English language.

· The report shall be drawn up using Microsoft Word software and submitted electronically; including tables and graphics were useful and necessary.

How to apply:

Please send your technical and financial offers to Jennifer.okusia@horizont3000.org and ulrike.bey@horizont3000.at

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United Republic of Tanzania: Senior Reading Specialist, Tanzania Tusome Pamoja “Let’s Read Together”

Organization: RTI International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 19 Feb 2018

RTI International is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Senior Reading Specialist to work with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Tusome Pamoja Program (2016- 2021) in Tanzania. The 5-year program works to assist the Ministry of Education to replicate and scale up reading, writing and arithmetic improvement interventions in schools with an emphasis on curriculum and materials development for Grades 1-4 in Swahili and English. On behalf of the USAID/Tanzania, RTI works with regional, district, and ward personnel to implement reading, writing, and arithmetic reforms in four mainland regions of the country and Zanzibar, with support given to approximately 3000 public primary schools in the selected regions. Additionally, Tusome Pamoja implements activities to engage communities and parents to further the goals of improved student learning outcomes.

The Senior Reading Specialist will provide technical oversight and guidance to support improved reading instruction and learning. S/he will supervise the development and delivery of Tusome Pamoja-supported reading materials including pupil books and teachers’ materials, teacher professional development in reading, and teacher classroom support and monitoring. S/he will monitor the fidelity of implementation of the activities in reading across the project regions, liaise with government representatives and stakeholder experts on technical matters, and together with the senior management of Tusome Pamoja, ensure that children in project schools achieve improved outcomes in reading. The Senior Reading Specialist will serve as the technical counterpart for the Tanzania Institute of Education (TIE) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) in Mainland Tanzania and the Ministry of Education and Vocational Education (MoEVT) in Zanzibar and non-ministry stakeholders in the development and adaptation of appropriate teaching and learning materials, including structured teacher materials. S/he will supervise and manage the technical inputs of project staff, subcontractors and consultants, as well as short term technical assistance. S/he will develop new and strengthen existing partnerships with education institutions that can contribute to the creation and delivery of teacher professional development.


· Master’s Degree in education, preferably with a specialty in literacy or early childhood education. A Ph.D. in education with a focus on literacy or early childhood education is preferred.

· At least 12 years of experience in programs in sub-Saharan Africa that work to improve early grade reading is required.

· Prior experience with the development of early grade reading materials, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols, and tests and assessments, is required: experience with the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA).

· Prior experience serving in a technical leadership capacity on USAID-funded projects preferred.

· Proven ability to lead, manage, and motivate personnel.

· Excellent communication skills and ability (verbal and written).

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability.

· Must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English. It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate be conversant and fluent in written and spoken Kiswahili.

How to apply:

To Apply: Qualified candidates are invited to apply at http://m.rfer.us/RTIng429E. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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United Republic of Tanzania: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER (Open to Tanzanian Nationals only)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 17 Jan 2018


Human Resource management

  • Support Head of Office in all HR related issues;

  • Directly supervise 4 staff members

  • Implement HR policies and ensure their consistent application;

  • Monitors changes in labour law and in its application;

  • Participate in evaluation of HR needs and in the annual compliance exercise;

  • Follow-up on HR administration (leave balance, medical bills, individual files, contracts and extension)

    Financial management

  • Financial analysis and reporting, monitoring the respect of financial rules;

  • Supervise all the financial transactions and cash movements for the offices in DAR and Kibondo;

  • Monitors the expenses and ensures that the budget is respected;

  • Bookkeeping and Cash management;

  • Support to audit management;

  • Provide accounting support to Kibondo office;

    Administrative / Logistics

  • Develop, in conjunction with the administration staff, best practise procedures across the office on a continuous basis;

  • Supervises driver activities;

  • Assist in sourcing of suppliers / quotations; Give administrative support to other departments;

  • Monitor all active rental contracts;

    Premises, Maintenance & Welcome

  • Supervise premises management files according to organization’s policies;

  • Inventory management in the premises and passive security checks;

  • Follow-up on maintenance issues and ensure that problems are solved quickly;

  • Review of the welcome file;

  • Ensure that welcome procedures are done on time.


University Degree in Accounting / Finance / Business Administration / Human resources or equivalent from a recognized university;

  • Must have a Professional Accountancy Qualification CPA, ACCA;

  • Perfectly fluent in English and Swahili languages, written and spoken;

  • Perfectly conversant with computer skills, including Excel, Word;

  • Knowledge of accounting software e.g. SUN System etc is an asset;

  • Conversant with HRM practices and good knowledge of labor law / employment market;

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a similar field and as F & A manager;

  • Previous working experience with NGO’s or international organization is an asset;


    Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference;

  • Leadership experience with excellent communication and influential skills;

  • High sense of confidentiality

  • Ability to work under pressure and independently;

  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example to motivate, develop and direct people;

  • Very good organizational, analytical and administrative skills, with experience in Staff management;

How to apply:

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to NAI_HRrec_services@icrc.org before 17**th January, 2018**. Please include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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