United Republic of Tanzania: Business Development Consultant – Tanzania

Organization: Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 28 May 2017

Founded in 1984 in response to the famine in Ethiopia, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) is a non-profit organization working in partnership with vulnerable communities and diverse organizations to overcome poverty and build healthy communities in Africa. Through our programming, CPAR supports community efforts to address the determinants of health by:

· Increasing access to nutritious food and clean water

· Improving hygiene and sanitation practices

· Promoting Primary Health Care services

· Developing sustainable livelihoods

Summary of consultancy

CPAR Tanzania seeks a short-term consultant with a proven track record of establishing connections with institutional and other donors in Tanzania. The successful candidate understands how to lay the foundations for long-term productive relationships with donors and how to develop programming in partnership with donors. The consultant will be required to quickly establish a network of contacts in Tanzania among the community of NGOs, UN and related agencies, and existing donors in country in effort to explore possible partnership opportunities.

The consultant will need to familiarize him/herself with CPAR’s global programming which has health interventions at its core and includes food security, nutrition, livelihoods and WASH activities.

The consultant will be required to identify specific opportunities for programming and to get a series of concept note ideas and discussions with prospective donors started in consultation with the CPAR Tanzania Country Manager and the Canada-based Director of Programs and Project Development. The consultant will also need to establish relationships with relevant government officials to explore their interests in partnership and to understand their priorities.

The consultancy will conclude with a report submitted to CPAR which would include a summary of anticipated public calls for proposals (identified through intelligence gathering); a summary prospective institutional donors and their programmatic areas of interest; possible sub-grant opportunities; prospective implementing partners (NGOs, CBOs, groups, associations, institutions, etc.); areas of recommended programming; priority locations and target beneficiaries for programming; and recommended strategies and next steps.

Qualifications

· Degree in international development, public health or related field

· 7 to 10 years of experience implementing programs in the East African context (experience in Tanzania preferred)

· 5 to 7 years of experience with lead responsibility for donor engagement

· Extensive track record in identifying funding opportunities, preparing concept notes, developing proposals and negotiating grant agreements (focus on health and food security related programming and preferred)

· Experience with programs addressing issues of gender equality, GBV, HIV/AIDS, MNCH, and SRH preferred

· Demonstrated capacity in establishing and maintaining strong working and representational relationships with international and local NGOs, donors, government officials, community organizations, and/or other stakeholders in international development

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

How to apply:

To apply for this role please forward a CV and cover letter outlining your skills and experience by May 28, 2017 to careers@cpar.ca. Please send your application letter and CV as one document and reference “Business Development Consultant – Tanzania” in the subject heading. Please include your proposed fee covering the 6-week period.

CPAR welcomes proposals from candidates of all nationalities.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Program Officer

Organization: Seed Change Tanzania
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Seed Change Tanzania has the following vacancy and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

Seed Change Tanzania is a non-profit social enterprise working in Kigoma in Tanzania. Seed Change is committed to building a smallholder focused sustainable oil palm industry in Kigoma. More information about the organisation can be found at seedchangetanzania.org

Position: Program Officer

Location: Kigoma, Tanzania

Start Date: July 2017

Reporting to: Managing Director

Purpose of the job: Oversee and manage day-to-day operations. In charge of executing operational plans as well as contributing to the formation of medium-term strategic and organisational goals.

Job duration: Position initially for 6 months with contract extension conditional upon performance.

Qualifications & Experience:

· Tertiary degree in relevant field.

· One year developing country experience in a rural setting. East Africa/Tanzania preferred.

· Experience interacting with, and reporting to, donors.

· Highly computer literate.

· Experience working across cultural lines.

· Familiarity with agricultural field or community development work desired.

· Independent, flexible, detail orientated and committed to reducing rural poverty.

Remuneration:

Expatriate benefits package (accommodation, airfares, health insurance etc.) and monthly stipend in-line with sector norms.

Key Performance Areas, amongst others, include:

General Operations

· Coordinate day-to-day operations to ensure all projects are executed to required standards.

· Liaise with department heads to ensure smooth operations.

· Complete financial transactions and record keeping.

Donors, Funding, and Organisational Development

· Manage existing donors and cultivate new ones.

· Maintain and strengthen the Seed Change brand both within Tanzania and abroad.

· Maintain good relationships with government and key in-country stakeholders.

Human Resources/Administration

· Logistics and asset management of all Seed Change staff and assets.

· Ensure compliance with Tanzanian financial regulations (PAYE, Pension Fund Contribution, etc.)

· Ensure all staff contracts and payments are executed.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their CV and cover letter by 30th April 2017 as a PDF to admin@seedchangetanzania.org with the subject line “(Name of Applicant) – Program Officer” for example “Penelope Smith – Program Officer”.

This also confirms that by applying for the above-mentioned position you consent to Seed Change potentially conducting qualification, ID, Criminal and Reference checks as part of our recruitment process.

Should you not receive a response to your application from Seed Change within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful, we nonetheless want to thank you for your interest shown in our organization.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Program Manager

Organization: Seed Change Tanzania
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Seed Change Tanzania has the following vacancy and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

Seed Change Tanzania is a non-profit social enterprise working in Kigoma in Tanzania. Seed Change is committed to building a smallholder focused sustainable oil palm industry in Kigoma. More information about the organisation can be found at seedchangetanzania.org

Position: Program Manager

Location: Kigoma, Tanzania

Start Date: July 2017

Reporting to: Managing Director

Purpose of the job: Oversee and manage day-to-day operations. In charge of executing operational plans as well as contributing to the formation of medium-term strategic and organisational goals.

Job duration: Position initially for 6 months with contract extension conditional upon performance.

Qualifications & Experience:

· Tertiary degree in relevant field.

· One year developing country experience in a rural setting. East Africa/Tanzania preferred.

· Experience interacting with, and reporting to, donors.

· Highly computer literate.

· Experience working across cultural lines.

· Familiarity with agricultural field or community development work desired.

· Independent, flexible, detail orientated and committed to reducing rural poverty.

Remuneration:

Salary and expatriate benefits package in line with sector norms.

Key Performance Areas, amongst others, include:

General Operations

· Coordinate day-to-day operations to ensure all projects are executed to required standards.

· Liaise with department heads to ensure smooth operations.

· Complete financial transactions and record keeping.

Donors, Funding, and Organisational Development

· Manage existing donors and cultivate new ones.

· Maintain and strengthen the Seed Change brand both within Tanzania and abroad.

· Maintain good relationships with government and key in-country stakeholders.

Human Resources/Administration

· Logistics and asset management of all Seed Change staff and assets.

· Ensure compliance with Tanzanian financial regulations (PAYE, Pension Fund Contribution, etc.)

· Ensure all staff contracts and payments are executed.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their CV and cover letter by 30th April 2017 as a PDF to admin@seedchangetanzania.org with the subject line “(Name of Applicant) – Project Manager” for example “Penelope Smith – Project Manager”.

This also confirms that by applying for the above-mentioned position you consent to Seed Change potentially conducting qualification, ID, Criminal and Reference checks as part of our recruitment process.

Should you not receive a response to your application from Seed Change within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful, we nonetheless want to thank you for your interest shown in our organization.

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