United Republic of Tanzania: Legal Program Consultant (Tanzanian national)

Organization: Public International Law and Policy Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 26 Mar 2017

Title: Legal Program Consultant (Tanzanian national)

Duration: 1 April 2017 – 28 February 2018

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, with travel to Zanzibar and Tanga

Closing date: 26 March 2017

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) Tanzania Program is looking for a motivated and dynamic legal professional to join its small team. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to human rights and social justice in Tanzania and will support a new initiative on justice sector accountability and countering violent extremism in partnership with the Commission on Human Rights and Good Governance and civil society partners.

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Chief of Party, the Legal Program Consultant will contribute to the design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the Public International Law & Policy Group Tanzania Program. The Legal Program Consultant will design and manage a legal internship program, deliver and assist with trainings, coordinate and set up meetings, and assist the Chief of Party in providing technical and administrative support for the program. These tasks will be done in close coordination with the Public International Law & Policy Group office in Washington, DC, and collaborating organizations

JOB FUNCTIONS: .

  • Assist in the design, implementation, coordination and facilitation of program-related activities, including training

  • Design and run an internship program, providing mentoring and support for young law graduates

  • Build and maintain Public International Law & Policy Group relationships with stakeholders, particularly local partner organizations, including monitoring and evaluation of partner activities

  • Contribute to Public International Law & Policy Group regular and special reports, legal analysis, and monthly program activity and financial reports

  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal and political analysis

  • When required, represent the Public International Law & Policy Group at meetings, trainings, and other events

  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Chief of Party and Public International Law & Policy Group senior staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of high school and university degree in law, development or social sciences to undergraduate or masters level (required)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a proven ability to develop close working relationships with a range of program stakeholders (required)

  • High-level written English skills, particularly in relation to legal analysis and human rights related reporting (required)

  • Experience working with international development programs (required)

  • Previous experience with legal, human rights and conflict sensitive programing (preferred)

  • Computer proficiency, including working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications (required)

  • Fluency in English and Kishwahili (required)

SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

  • High level oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to support program-related activities

  • A passion for, and commitment to, human rights and social justice in Tanzania n

How to apply:

Candidates need to send a CV, cover letter and writing sample to be considered for the role. Applications should be sent to the Public International Law & Policy Group, Tanzania Program, Chief of Party at: rclarke@pilpg.org no later than 26 March 2017

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Mozambique: Ex-post evaluation RAC project consultant

Organization: International Potato Center
Country: Mozambique, Nigeria, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a consultant with global experience in conducting evaluations with special focus on advocacy and capacity building projects.

The Center:

CIP is a not-for-profit international agricultural research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato, and Andean roots and tubers. Its vision is of roots and tubers improving the lives of the poor.

The Project:

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project (2011-2015) was implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI). The project was designed with the aim of reducing vitamin A deficiency in 5 African countries (primarily in Mozambique, Nigeria and Tanzania, and to a lesser extent in Burkina Faso and Ghana) through increased investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to support vitamin A deficiency and food insecurity in Africa. To learn more about this project please, visit the following link: http://www.sweetpotatoknowledge.org/project/the-reaching-agents-of-change-rac/

Expected duration:

This consultancy contract is for 15 working days spread over the period March to April 2017, with possibility of extension, subject to performance and availability of funding.

Scope of work:

The consultant will be required to lead on the following task in consultation with Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Specialist:

  • Develop a scientific research proposal replete with methodology for conducting the evaluation;
  • Hold inception meeting with the project team and conduct a desk review of key relevant documents and understanding the project design and contextual framework;
  • Design tools/questionnaire and methodology for data collection of both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Pre-test the data collection tools;
  • Implement and supervise field data collection;
  • Analyze and synthesize data; and prepare report;
  • Submit data analysis and draft report for feedback; and,
  • Incorporate, compile and submit final report.

Deliverables:

  • An acceptable inception report.
  • An acceptable draft report after the analysis incorporation of staff and stakeholders’ feedback.
  • A final acceptable report in English of no more than 40 pages (excluding references and annexes)

Qualifications/special skills:

  • Academic Qualifications: Relevant PhD degree with specialization in agriculture economics, agriculture, extension, seed system, agronomy, sociology, education, or community development or related fields;
  • Experience: Extensive experience in evaluation of advocacy, capacity building and seed systems in developing countries;
  • Global expertise: Relevant work experience in international organizations or NGO’s in multi-cultural environments and complex partnerships both in private and public sectors;
  • Language: Proven communication skills in English. Portuguese language will be an added advantage

Logistical Arrangements: BNFB will facilitate logistical arrangement for field visits, and meetings. The consultant will be expected to provide his/her own equipment. Working space can be provided with prior notification. Payment will be based on deliverables as outlined in the contract.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply online through our CIP’s Job Opportunities website (http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/). The expression of interest should include but not limited to:

  • A one-page technical proposal illustrating your understanding of the ToR, research questions and methodology;
  • A tentative work plan for entire consultancy exercise (including logistics required);
  • A financial proposal for the entire consultancy;
  • Curriculum vitae.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Team Leader, Building Sustainable Anti-Corruption Action in Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Palladium is seeking a Team Leader for an expected upcoming DFID Tanzania programme, Building Sustainable Anti-Corruption Action in Tanzania.

BSAAT will be a £11-13 million, 5-6 year programme and will aim to reduce elite incentives for corruption through a combination of improved deterrence in the criminal justice system, increased company transparency, governance of professional services, and collective actions that reshape social norms and expectations around corruption. The Team Leader acts as the central point of leadership for the programme. The Team Leader will be responsible for representing the programme with a range of Tanzanian partners, government stakeholders and external organisations and individuals, including regularly reporting to DFID, and maintaining strong working relationships with other DFID Tanzania anti-corruption programmes. Relationship Management

  • Developing strong working relationships with the programme’s contact points in the Tanzanian Government, DFID and other donor programmes in the anti-corruption space, and leading on reporting to them, through both formal and informal channels.
  • Manages relationships with the host country government, counterpart agencies, project partners and stakeholders and business partners.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the leadership of other development programmes, in particular DFID’s and exploit complementarities and synergies between BSAAT and them where possible.
  • Develop strong working relationships and a regular dialogue on programme progress and challenges with relevant Palladium staff.

Strategy and Operational Planning

  • Lead with the Technical Director in the preparation of work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required.

Technical Management

  • Oversee political economy analysis of corruption in Tanzania
  • Ensure the programme translates political economy analysis into practical programming decisions
  • Ensure BSAAT adopts an adaptive management approach which regularly re-orientates programming based on what works and work does not work

Project Management

  • Provide guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all project activities, outputs and deliverables.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the effective implementation of work plans to ensure delivery is on time, within budget, meets Client and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant.
  • Monitor implementation progress; maintain up to date project logs and registers; work to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalate material issues and risks as appropriate.
  • Develop and implement plans for results measurement, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, value for money analysis and communication management.

  • Educated to university degree level or above, preferably holding a Master’s degree

  • At least 10 years experience in managing teams and programmes delivering public sector reform or anti-corruption

  • Experience working with key government departments and institutions involved in anti-corruption

  • Experience working with donor (preferably DFID) funded programmes

  • Experience in Tanzania or East Africa

  • Strong expertise building and managing programmatic relationships with high level stakeholders from government, civil society and donors

  • Strong expertise in leading complex programmes, including managing and mentoring senior members of staff

  • Good understanding of governance and public administration in Tanzania

  • Strong experience in managing complex teams

Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ay5rYXVmbWFuLjYyNDcxLjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

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