Coordinator Local Area Development Plan

Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Coordination Unit Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project

Advert for recruitment of a Local Area Development Plan (LADP) Tanzania Coordinator Local position

1. Description of the Project
The Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric project (RRHP) is one of the priority regional project in the Nile countries and aims at development of low-river hydropower facility with envisaged installed capacity of 80 MW to be equally shared between the three countries. The power station and associated hydraulic infrastructure will be situated at the Rusumo Falls, where the Kagera River forms the boundary between Tanzania and Rwanda, and ii) transmission facilities connecting the power plant to the national  grids of Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

The local Area Development Plan (LADP) is a benefit sharing program designed to enhance regional economic and social development in the project area. The LADP project area includes Ngara District in Tanzania, Kirehe and Ngoma District in Rwanda and communes of Giteranyi (Muyinga Province) and Busoni (Kirundo Province) in Burundi.

2. Project Institutional Arrangement
The project Implementation arrangements consist of: (a) The Rusumo Power Company Limited (RPCL), the project Owner and (b) NELSAP acting  as the Project implementing Entity on behalf of the RPCL LADP project will be implemented by district authorities with support/monitoring from NELSAP PIU

3. Objective
The Term of Reference (ToRs) relates to the position of LADP Coordinator, NELSAPRusumo Project Implementation Unit, to support the day to day activities related to the implementation of local Area Development Plan (LADP) in Ngara District.

4. Required Qualification and Experience:
The LADP Coordinator, will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:
(a) A Bachelor`s Degree in Agronomy, Sociology, Development Studies, Social anthropology, Community Development, Political Science, Project management, Engineering or related field.
(b) Expertise in the development and use of participatory approaches at all level (national and community), preferably in complex project with tangible positive impact on project implementation.
(c) At least seven (7) years of work experience in project implementation and participatory approaches with a range of stakeholder with demonstrated practical experience in project planning monitoring and Evaluation.
(d) Excellent consensus –building, multi-cultural, and interpersonal skills; Strong team building and monitoring capabilities; Knowledge and skills in the use of consensus building tools will be an asset.
(e) Excellent writing, analytical, presentation, and reporting skills
(f) Must be Fluent in English or French language and the knowledge of both language will be an advantage. They should also communicate in the local  language (Kiswahili)
(g) Must be knowledge in the Tanzania administrative settings and hierarchy in addition to having a deep understanding of the cultures, livelihoods strategies of the communities that will be covered by the LADP activities.
(h) Good computing skills, including knowledge of software packages for word processing, databases, and spreadsheet; Familiarity with modern communication system (such as Internet, worldwide web, email, etc).
(i) Experience working within international and donor organization contexts and especially familiarity with the policies, procedures and practices of major bilateral and multilateral development agencies is an advantage.
(j) Willing to work and reside within the project area, as work demands.

How to apply
Interested Applicants should apply by submitting:
(i) A cover letter with statement on applicant`s interest in the given assignment and suitability based on the given TOR
(ii) Curriculum Vitae (CV) including  date of birth and nationality(Recommended CV Format Attached in TORS on website)
(iii) Copies of academic & professional training certificates

Deadline for submission is on February 19th 2018 before 17:00

Hours Tanzania time through the email: nelcuvacancy@nilebasin.org
and ded@ngaradc.go.tz with copy to jngurinzira@nilebasin.or and pjewitt@nilebasin.org

Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) can be accessed on the following
Website: www.nilebasin.org and www.rusumoproject.org

All applications must be delivered via e-mail to the addresses above.

Hard copies can also be submitted to Ngara District Office.

While we thank you interest, only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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Mechanical/Industrial Engineer

Tanbreed Poultry Ltd is seeking for suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacancy: MECHANICAL /Industrial Engineer

Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical /Industrial Engineering or equivalent from a reputable University. Diploma holders are encouraged to apply

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in maintenance of industrial machines and proper understanding of Feed Production line. 
  • Electrical knowledge will be an added advantage. 
  • Computer literacy is a must

Age:25-45 years.

Mode of application:
Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter by 1st Feb 2018 to

hrofficer@interchicktz.com Or deliver your application to our Officers:

Interchick.  Co. Ltd, Mbezi Beach Industrial Area,

New BAGAMOYO Road opposite IMTU University Dar es Salaam

NB: Only shortlisted  candidates will be called for interview

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Knowledge Management Specialist

RTI is seeking Knowledge Management Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded Malaria Surveillance and Monitoring (TMSM) project in Tanzania.

The purpose of this project is to reduce the burden of malaria and to move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination. The Knowledge Management Specialist will provide oversight for all financial and operational aspects of the project.

The position will be based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement effective learning activities – in collaboration with other TMSM team members, work with clients to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
  • Manage knowledge sharing events – in collaboration with USAID, scope and manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including monthly seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and peer learning sessions
  • Attend national and regional conferences in Tanzania and Africa to share findings with partners and others stakeholders
  • Identify and curate technical website content – in collaboration with USAID and technical experts, manage and implement project-wide content strategies to ensure that the right knowledge is getting to the right people at the right time (and in the right way)
  • Manage website community engagement – Respond to website members in a timely manner and engage them in meaningful knowledge exchange
  • Document and share learning – ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented
  • Engage partners and learning champions – work with program managers, project partners, and learning champions to expand various TMSM online/in-person learning activities including engaging the growing member base on project websites, collaborating with external partners, and contributing content
  • Work collaboratively with peers – work within the MERLA team and also closely with other TMSM teams including communications, web development, training, and assessing and learning to ensure alignment and cohesion
  • Think outside the box – identify and share more creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate sharing and collaboration
  • Ensure that quality work is delivered on time

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience or Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience (preferred) in knowledge management, organizational learning, public health, international development, international affairs, or a relevant advanced degree
  • Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning activities
  • Experience in economic development as it relates to international development issues and approaches
  • Experience and knowledge of USAID highly preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in and capacity to deliver knowledge management and/or organizational learning programs
  • Ability to link content development and engagement strategies that facilitate timely, useful delivery of information through project learning platforms and activities
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in international development, especially USAID programs (overseas experience a plus)
  • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Team player with positive attitude

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV to recruitGH@rti.org.

PLEASE Write on the Subject line of your email: Knowledge Management Specialist- Tanzania

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. This position is contingent upon award and funding. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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