United Republic of Tanzania: Country Representative

Organization: BRAC
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 20 Apr 2017

• Uphold, promote, and apply the core Values and Mission of BRAC in the host country
• Lead and supervise the program managers on planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects to ensure the effective and efficient execution of project deliverables and alignment with organizational strategic direction.
• Participate in program development and the writing of project proposals for extension of existing and/or establishment of new programs in host country
• Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of strategic, management and operational reports for the implementation of effective work according to program objectives and standards and to meet reporting standards of donors, partner offices and the headquarters
• Supervise managers to ensure regular budget monitoring to be conducted for all programs/ projects
• Ensure adequate systems are in place and followed, regarding program procurements, management and maintenance of project assets, regular inventories and similar activities
• Represent BRAC to foreign and national governments, partners, donors and other stakeholders, and develop and maintain productive relationships and be BRAC’s representative and spokesperson to local and international media/ audience
• Direct and manage staffing in the country while focusing on developing capabilities appropriate to the strategic and operational needs of projects/programs, needs of both the present and future within the country and create ownership among local staff
• Ensure proper and transparent management of resources and reporting systems are established in the country in accordance with the policy and procedures and all regulatory requirements of BRAC, host country governments and donor’s policy
• Visit projects to advise, build relationships, evaluate and inspect the funded projects and follow up on audit findings, risk register and monitoring report
• Analyse continuous impact and effectiveness of existing programs on a national level and adapt accordingly
• Liaise with Advisory Committee Members

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for above mentioned position, please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning your educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net. Please mention the name of the position, country allied for and AD# 15/17 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Women are encouraged to apply
Country nationals are encouraged to apply
BRAC is an equal opportunity employer

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United Republic of Tanzania: CALL FOR RESUMES –YOUTH WORKFORCE & ENTERPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

CALL FOR RESUMES –YOUTH WORKFORCE & ENTERPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Creative has been in Tanzania since 2010, and is currently accepting applications from senior and mid-level candidates for long-term positions for an anticipated youth entrepreneurship program in Tanzania.

Candidates with prior experience in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Youth workforce skills development.

  • Youth advocacy.

  • Entrepreneurship services facilitation.

  • Private sector competitiveness and partnerships.

  • Inclusive market system development.

  • Gender empowerment.

  • Communications.

  • Monitoring and evaluation.

General Requirements:
• Degree in economics, business or one of the above stated technical fields.
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, international experience with USAID or other international funders preferred.
• Good communication skills – both written and oral.
• Prior experience on USAID and/ international donor programs highly desirable.
• Strong English language skills required.

How to apply:

How to Apply

Interested candidates should e-mail CV and cover letter referring to the position of interest in the email subject line by April 30, 2017: TanzaniaWFD@creative.com. In your email please reference where you saw this ad.
No phone inquiries will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Discover Learning Programme Manager, Tanzania

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Discover Learning Programme Manager, Tanzania

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, HIV/TB and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Lindi, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and with Dodoma/Singida starting up, and we also work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ nearly 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $10 million.

Role Purpose:

The Discover Learning Programme Manager is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Discover Learning intervention; to lead the collaboration between Save the Children with the UC Berkeley Center on the Developing Adolescent and Health for a Prosperous Nation; to serve as a lead facilitator of the Discover Learning intervention; and to represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities, with a specific focus on early adolescence, with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other humanitarian agencies operating in the area. Provide leadership and guidance to the programme team including the Discover Learning facilitators.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree level in public health, public policy, education, child development, or other relevant discipline. Masters preferred.
  • Two years of relevant work experience facilitating interventions with adolescents. Preference for experience working with early adolescents.
  • Two years of relevant work experience supervising and training project staff. Preference for experience supervising and training staff to work with early adolescents.
  • Five years of relevant area work experience in adolescent health, education, program management, and/or development.
  • Experience working with public schools and local communities will be considered as strong assets as well as practical knowledge of child participation methodologies.
  • Strong technical grasp of maternal and child health, adolescent health, and/or education.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs, community volunteers, beneficiaries and stakeholders. Empowerment focused experience preferred.
  • High level report writing skills in English.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties.
  • Strong demonstrable understanding of programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability and experience integrating evaluation activities into intervention activities.
  • Budget holding responsibilities – experience of managing an annual budget of approximately $250,000.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • High level of flexibility, enthusiasm, and excitement for innovation.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Swahili.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including early adolescents, project partners, and other key stakeholders.
  • Passport and ability to travel to the US.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs. This role closes on the 31st of March 2017.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘MKogi.27055.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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