United Republic of Tanzania: Technical Advisor – Livelihoods Promotion

Organization: Fundación Capital
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

**What are we offering?

The person hired will be responsible for providing technical support on the development and delivery of basic skills training for the Livelihoods Enhancement Component of the Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN). S/he will be self-directed and report to the Head of Operations – Tanzania, while also collaborating with the Director of Social and Livelihoods Promotion and managing relationships with external providers.

Who are we?

Fundación Capital (FundaK) is an international organization whose team works in 14 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, with the mission of reducing poverty and advancing economic citizenship. We work in the design, development and implementation of innovative projects, with the goal of helping individuals living in poverty to build, grow, manage and protect their financial, human, physical and social assets. (www.fundacioncapital.org)

What are the tasks and responsibilities?

  • Manage the day-to-day activities linked with providing technical advice to the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) on the Livelihoods Enhancement project currently underway, supporting the Head of Operations in implementing the work plan

  • Support the implementation of training: accompany our government partner to implement paper-based basic skills training in 9 villages in 3 districts; oversee a process evaluation.

  • Oversee the creation of new training content: work with specialists to outline and co-create new training modules which are designed to be delivered over an 18 month period for continued light-touch coaching. Training modules will cover themes such as personal development, financial education and entrepreneurship. Supervise pre-testing of new content in one village.

  • Manage the digitization of content: partner with Fundacion Capital’s internal product development team to develop an initial application for the already adapted and tested 6 individual modules of basic skills training for Livelihoods Enhancement to demonstrate a proof of concept.

  • Monitor the progress of activities: ensure on-time performance of planned activities within the allocated budget.

  • Write reports: document insights from the field and generate summaries for internal and external stakeholders

  • Advise partners on the design and implementation of effective livelihood enhancement strategies; participate in technical committees

  • Identify potential interventions which will promote greater productive inclusion and seek out public and private sector partners and donors who support similar goals

  • Attend national and international meetings and events on livelihood enhancement and the Graduation Approach to present the work of Fundación Capital

Who are we looking for?

Personal Requirements

The person we are looking for should be:

  • Independent, dynamic and persistent and an entrepreneurial innovator.

  • Highly committed to social and development issues and able to relate well with the people living in poverty.

Technical Requirements

  • Languages: fluent in Swahili and English (oral and written)

  • Skills & Knowledge:

  • Broad knowledge of livelihoods and productive inclusion issues (e.g. the Graduation Approach, access to finance and markets, technical skills training, coaching/mentoring)

  • Good writing skills, demonstrated through the production of reports, research papers and / or publications

  • Management and project implementation skills

  • Work Experience:

  • At least 4 years of work experience in the development sector

  • Field work with vulnerable communities preferably in Tanzania

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing proposals for funding

  • Education: Bachelor degree in economics, finance, development studies, community economic development or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution; Master’s degree preferred.

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and a concise cover letter in which you explain (1) your motivation to work with us, (2) why you would be a good addition to our team, as well as (3) salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Send your applications as soon as possible to africa@fundacioncapital.org, with the subject line “Technical Advisor – Livelihoods Promotion”. Interviews will start from November 20th. This job advertisement will remain posted until the position is filled.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Head of Sub-Office

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 19 Nov 2017

Position Title : Head of Sub-Office

Duty Station : Kigoma, Tanzania

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 19 November 2017

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Maldives, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa


Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Tanzania, and in close coordination with the Resource Management Officer (RMO) and relevant units in the Country Office (CO), the successful candidate will be responsible for managing, coordinating and implementing IOM activities and programmes in the Kigoma region. S/he will plan and supervise IOM operational activities for the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), Burundi influx response and organize logistics and procurement activities for the sub office, satellite offices and transit centre, as well as manage the related budgetary, financial and administrative functions of the sub-office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the operational, human resources, administrative, budgetary and financial activities of IOM Sub-office in Kigoma, satellite offices in Kasulu, Makere and Kibondo, in line with IOM’s rules and procedures, and in close coordination with relevant units at the IOM main office in Dar es Salaam.

  2. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with governmental authorities (RC, RAS, DC, MHA and Immigration) and programmatic partners including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Africa, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and other concerned agencies with the objective of promoting IOM interest and smoothly implementing project activities including USRAP related activities.

  3. Supervise all arrangements and operations in the Makere Processing Center and ensure operations run smoothly particularly during circuit rides and external visits.

  4. Conduct site visits to the refugee camps and IOM satellite offices and liaise with partner organizations to resolve problems and improve processing and programmatic activities.

  5. Prepare regular and timely updates on USRAP and programmatic activities in the Western region on operations, programme achievements, and challenges for the Chief of Mission office. Provide recommendations and solutions to challenges as needed to the CO.

  6. Represent IOM at stakeholder and inter-agency meetings, donor visits and governmental meetings in Kigoma region. Keep abreast of all assessments, reports and other relevant materials.

  7. Guide and advise the Emergency Coordinator and satellite office in Kibondo in close collaboration with Head of Programmes in Dar es Salaam. Ensure tracking mechanism and statistics for Burundi inflow are being followed and updated daily.

  8. Ensure compliance of the sub-office with IOM administrative and financial regulations and established procedures including preparation of annual sub-office budget, budget control processes, human resources functions, procurement and logistics services, and other internal control mechanisms to safeguard mission’s assets.

  9. Act as the security focal point for IOM staff in the Kigoma region, attend Area Security Coordination Meetings with UN Partners, and ensure all IOM facilities and official residences are MOSS and MORSS compliant.

  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Political/Social Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.


• Experience in conducting USRAP resettlement activities;

• Experience in working with transport providers, governmental and diplomatic authorities and international organizations;

• Experience in organizing the ground/air movement of refugees, particularly in remote locations;

• Knowledge of asset /material management processes and procedures (PRISM);

• Knowledge of IOM movement management standards and regulations.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Swahili is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:


• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;

• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 19 November 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:


In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 06.11.2017 to 19.11.2017

Requisition: VN 2017/241 (P) – Head of Sub-Office (P3) – Kigoma, Tanzania (55231260) Released

Posting: Posting NC55231265 (55231265) Released up

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United Republic of Tanzania: Motor Vehicle Mechanics Adviser – TVET

Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017

The Volunteer will work collaboratively with teachers under the motor vehicle mechanics workshop within VETA (Vocational Education and Training Authority) in Mtwara and Lindi to improve the standards of the motor vehicle workshop. She/he will also support other advisors within the project on delivery of project objectives.

Ideal Applicant SummaryProfessional qualifications and experience: Essential Degree and/ Diploma in Vocational training or QTS certification with particular experience in motor vehicle mechanics. Have at least two years experience in vocational training Experience in repair and maintenance of both light and heavy vehicles with use of diagnostic digital system to detect faults.

Desirable Good organizational and interpersonal skills Experience of working in a developing country. Experience in working with poor communities and community institution.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=amFzYW50ZS44MDMzNi4zODMwQHZzby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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