Public Relations and Protocol Officer III -1 Post

The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania’s central bank, is looking for suitably qualified young Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the following vacant position at the Head Office.

Following Bank’s review of its staff establishment, all job positions that were advertised in 2015 have been cancelled. The Bank is hereby-advertising new job position that reflects the current staff establishment requirement:

Position: Public Relations and Protocol Officer III -1 Post 
Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Unspecified period

Job Purpose:
To organize and deliver key information to clients and stakeholders through electronic media.

Key Performance Areas:
a) Organise Bank’s engagement with the media.
b) Manage, maintain and produce content for the Bank website, including multimedia content.
c) Take photos (still and video) during Bank’s events and maintain photographic records.
d) Manage, edit and produce content for the Bank’s social media platforms.
e) Monitor and prepare responses to issues raised by the media/stakeholders.
f) Participate in the organisation and preparation of various functions hosted by the Bank.
g) Summarise news from local and foreign media on various key issues.
h) Provide inputs for development and review of policies and procedures relating to the activities of division/department.
i) Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by Assistant Manager.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
 Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized university.
 Must have hands-on experience in managing websites, and social media platforms
 Must have at least two (2) years of relevant working experience

Key Competencies
 Advanced Adobe Creative Suite experience (InDesign and Photoshop)
 Advanced Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

General Conditions:
a) Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.
b) Applicants must submit duly signed employment application letter
c) Applicants must attach the following:
i. Certified copies of Degree or Advanced Diploma certificates.
ii. Certified copies of Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
iii. Certified Computer applications certificates
iv. Certified birth certificate.
v. One recent passport size.
d) Form IV, form VI results slips and provisional transcripts are strictly not accepted.
e) Applicants should indicate two reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
f) Applicants must submit updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact address, email and telephone numbers.
g) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary and advanced level education should be accredited by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
h) Certificates from foreign Universities should be accredited by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
i) Applicants are required to disclose relevant information in their applications. Giving false or incomplete information will lead to disqualification at any time during the recruitment process or after appointment.
j) Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit duly signed application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and certified certificates to the following address:

Deputy Governor,
Administration and Internal Controls,
Bank of Tanzania,
2 Mirambo Street,
11884 DAR ES SALAAM.

Closing Date and Time: 27th October, 2017 at 16.00 pm.

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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency Promoting. creative- and effective solutions to selected problems that impede- social and economic development in parts of Africa and Asia. AKF-Tanzania is part of the AKF-EastAfrica regional structure that supports programmes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, ln Tanzania, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programmes in inclusive economic development health, nutrition, early childhood development, education and civil society strengthening. AKF operations are currently being carried out in Dar-es-salaam, Mtwara, Lindi, Arusha, Mwanza, Morogoro and Zanzibar.

AKF is looking for a competent and committed Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with strong multi-disciplinary M&E skills to manage the monitoring and evaluation activities of the post-harvest rice project (Enhancing the Competitiveness of Smallholder farmers) and contribute specialist skills to the broader monitoring and evaluation functions.

Project Background:
Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania is working towards strengthening capacities of smallholder rice farmers and famer groups to ‘enhance productivity and reduce postharvest losses in Morogoro region. AKF will implement the rice value chain project to enhance productivity, reduce post-harvest losses, facilitate value chain actors to enhance business services, improve infrastructure and management of post-harvest storage facilities, collective marketing, value addition and market linkages. ‘The overall objective is to increase competitiveness and improve post-harvest value chain efficiencies among smallholder farmers in the rice sector.

Specific responsibilities include:
Develop monitoring and evaluation systems and tools for monitoring project activities (process), outputs and outcomes based on agreed indicators.
Develop and manage project’s M&E plans in coordination with project staff, both in the project office and based in the field.
Undertake all M&E related field activities including baseline and end line surveys, performance monitoring and data quality supportive supervision.
Monitor project progress towards achieving results and advise on
programmatic adjustments.
Build capacity of project teams on M&E-related issues and provide guidance and technical support in all matters pertaining to data collection, quality assurance, analysis and presentation.
Compile and maintain a project database to inform progress toward outcomes for internal and donor reports. Review all project reports to ensure that information on indicators is accurate, relevant and well presented.
Facilitate and coordinate project progress presentations to ensure’ availability and better utilization of data for decision-making during management and project review meetings.
Synthesise lessons learnt and best practices and share the lessons learnt to enable strategy review.
Actively participate in a broad range of M&E functions as part of the project’s MERL team and as may be directed from time to time by the Project Manager.

Qualifications/Experience:
A bachelor’s degree preferably in agricultural economics, rural development, statistics, community development or an elated subject
At least 5 years of professional experience in M&E, preferably in rural development projects
Knowledge of Result/Based Management and Logical frameworks; ability to develop M&E frameworks and data’ collection tools is mandatory
Knowledge of Market Systems/M4P approach is an added advantage
Proven skills in quantitative data collection, and analysis using Excel, SPSS, Access or other data management/analysis software
Supreme attention to detail and capacity to deliver quality data and information
A demonstrated ability to manage enumeration and research teams in the field, willingness to participate in field activities/surveys and travel to remote areas within the region
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with Swahili an advantage
A flexible team player, willing to learn and mentor others
Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, organizational relationships, social and cultural constraints and realities, and environmental conditions.

How To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV (not exceeding four pages) and the names and contact information of three referees before close of business by 31st October 2017, to Country Human Resources Manager, Aga Khan Foundation, Tanzania, bye-mail to recruit.akftz@akfea.org. 

Please mention the title of the position in your email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter.

Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Aga Khan Foundation is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

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Director of Human Resources, and Administration

Engender Health’s vision is Women and Girls First.  The vision is underpinned by the mission, namely catalyzing the value of women and girls by harnessing the power of sexual and reproductive rights and health. EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival.

TITLE: Director of Human Resources, and Administration

PROGRAM: EngenderHealth
REPORTS TO: Country Representative and Global Director of Human Resources
DUTY STATION:   Dar es Salaam             

Job Summary
Reporting to the Country Representative Tanzania and Global HR Director and the EngenderHealth Tanzania Director of HR and Administration will provide leadership and strategic direction in  support of EngenderHealth/ Tanzania programs, strategic priorities, and associated culture change process through the design, implementation and direction of human resources programs and services to maximize organizational strengths. The Director will deliver integrated programs to enhance compensation practices, organizational effectiveness, staff development, performance management, reward systems, employee relations, and compliance with respective local employment laws.

The Director of HR and Administration has the overall responsibility for country procurement and supply chain management, fleet management, security management and administration services, She/he will work to improve processes and policies, manage administrative staff and play a role in long-term organizational planning.

Responsibilities:
Human Resources

  • Provide overall leadership and technical support to the in-country HR/OD team, or other staff performing those functions in assigned countries, through coaching and mentoring to ensure effective delivery of HR services.
  • Plan, implement, and manage the human resources function, including HR information systems, recruitment, employee relations, regulatory compliance, compensation, benefits, staff development, performance management system and employee communications.
  • Participate in strategic planning meetings for organization effectiveness and individual business units to meet organizational goals.
  • Provide HR technical expertise on business strategies, human resources processes and organizational policies and practices.
  • Develop, implement, review and monitor the HR/OD Country Annual Operational Plan and facilitate HR Budget guidelines to incorporate in the annual organization budget.
  • Provide leadership in conducting surveys and benchmarks that will ensure that EH stay competitive within the labour market.
  • Establish strategic networks with key international NGOs and other supporting agencies at the national and international level to keep updated with changes in external environment.
  • Design, review and recommend HR policies, systems, guidelines in alignment with the local labor law and the Partnership standards for approval by senior leadership and establish procedures and processes to carry out policies and serve the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Provide technical support and services in business development / program expansion and scale down. Maintain close and effective personal working relationships at all levels: the EngenderHealth Country programs, Regional team and NY HR team.
  • Effectively supervise Human Resource Officer, Admin Manager and other staff and Human Resource and Administation portfolio with an emphasis on excellence, promoting a culture of cooperation, learning, creativity and innovation. 
  • Ensure staff compliance with all EngenderHealth administrative and operational procedures and policies, as well as applicable donor regulations.
  • Conduct annual staff performance reviews
  • Consults with business partners and Project Directors within Tanzania and other assigned EngenderHealth East Africa offices  to provide specialist advice and support related to recruitment, employee relations, regulatory compliance, compensation, benefits, staff development, performance management system and employee communications.

Administration

  • Responsible for office daily administration activities to improve processes and policies, manage administrative staff and play a role in long-term organizational planning.
  • Office management: manages the overall daily office operations, negotiates contracts, manages vendor relationships, primary liaison to building landlord and oversees office operating procedures.
  • Develop and manage the procurement unit including setting targets and monitoring performance
  • Establish new processes and system for effective procurement across the organization; develop procurement vision and identity solutions. Investigate opportunities for a broader savings.
  • Ensure the organization has appropriate functional security systems and services in place
  • Support Admin Manager to develop and strengthen fleet management systems and ensure proper maintenance of vehicles
  • Other comparable duties may be assigned to this position from time to time, in general support of Engender Health activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 10-12 years of progressively more responsible positions in human resources, preferably in an International Organizations.
  • Experience supervising and managing a professional staff.
  • Master’s in Business or Human Resources Management or a related field preferred.
  • Strong effective communicator in writing, business presentations and in interpersonal communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice and input across the organization and on the senior executive team.
  • Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contribution.
  • Highly developed, demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality and common sense.
  • Able to direct the efforts of a team of diverse human resources professionals.
  • Expert in employment law and employee relations and communication.
  • Ability to lead in an environment of constant change.
  • Experience working in a flexible, employee empowering work environment.
  • Experience in organization development and change management.

TO APPLY

Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org to submit your application online by 30th October 2017.

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