United Republic of Tanzania: Comic Relief Programme Manager

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 27 Nov 2017

Comic Relief Programme Manager

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Comic Relief Programme Manager will provide strategic leadership and is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Comic Relief programme and to represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other agencies operating in Songwe and at Dar es Salaam level.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: Dar es Salaam with regular visits to Mbozi, Songwe

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Policy or equivalent fields.
  • Minimum five years of relevant area work experience in leading design and implementation of development programmes (a background in education/early childhood development programming is desirable but not essential).
  • Experience of leading complex, innovative and adaptive programmes within a context of wider sector change.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs, beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability.
  • Substantial budget holding responsibilities – experience of managing an annual budget of approximately $500,000.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven leadership skills – previous experience of line managing staff.
  • High level report writing skills in English.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

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United Republic of Tanzania: Capital Access Officer

Organization: Energy 4 Impact
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 20 Nov 2017


Energy 4 Impact is an international advisory organization supporting the energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. We deliver demand-driven, practical, and customised support to SMEs, project developers, social enterprises, and micro-enterprises that provide renewable energy services to off-grid communities.

Our team of 90 people includes primarily locally based professionals who are supported by a small head office in London. The organization is comprised of:

· Country Teams in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Senegal. These teams provide business and technical skills training and mentorship to micro-enterprises that deliver “last-mile” energy services, and support them to access finance from MFIs, SACCOs and local banks.

· Capital Access team in Nairobi with support of country offices supply and demand sides in the debt capital value chain in the Energy 4 Impact Programmes, and creates or facilitates linkages between Energy 4 Impact clients that are or wish to be borrowers and Energy 4 Impact partners that are or wish to be debt capital providers to our clients.

· Administrative and support staff based in our London HQ and Nairobi regional head office.

Energy 4 Impact is funded by major development agencies e.g Sida (Sweden), DfID (UK), World Bank, USAID, Barclays, OFID, and EU. Since our founding in 2006, we have leveraged $100 million of grant funding to support more than 3,000 businesses.


This role is within Capital Access team, a team of professionals from a range of private sector backgrounds including microfinance, banking, entrepreneurship, and business development support services.

The job holder will support the E4I team in Tanzania, based in Dar-es-Salaam with frequent travel to the field (Pwani and Tanga region). The purpose is to establish financial linkages and mechanisms for micro- and small enterprises in those regions for business growth. Particularly, those are businesses who were recently connected to electricity, and thus, availability and affordability of appliance supply and appliance financing is key to develop their business cases. The CAF Officer will work with the MSMEs to help them develop an investment case to take to potential lenders.

E4I has established relationships with a number of market players, relevant to PUE. Those include equipment providers, asset financiers, as well as other financial institutions.

We aim to be a caring, compassionate organization respectful of difference, and to treat our staff fairly and to help them develop as professionals and as people.

Client focused – We serve the needs of our clients in a professional and client focused way.

Caring – We care about people and contribute to their wellbeing, and minimize the effects of inequality, poverty and climate change.

Learning – We continuously learn from our own experiences and those of others in order to improve our practices.

Ethical – We are ethical and transparent in all our dealings, always maintaining a high level of personal integrity.

Appropriate – We promote the use of appropriate solutions consistent with the circumstances of our clients and their markets.

Respectful – We respect and value our stakeholders and act with fairness to all.

The jobholder will be expected to demonstrate commitment and loyalty and perform all duties in accordance with the organization’s office routines and procedures, keeping in mind the overall business objectives.

Responsibilities for the role include:

· Reporting to CAF Manager.

· Develop and execute strategies to support enterprises through access to finance, capacity building, and mentorship.

· Help clients access commercial financing (grants, debt, equity) using knowledge of investment requirements, and help negotiate and structure the financing.

· Support implementation of business plans, and interact with in-house M&E team to ensure expected results are achieved, measured and evaluated

· Implement policies, procedures, documents, and tools within Capital Access Team and others in Energy 4 Impact.

· Support activities of Capital Access team with internal teams (e.g. PDP teams, M&E teams in particular but also enterprise support team) and external stakeholders (e.g. lenders and agencies)

· Implement the various CAF delivery channels of E4I

· Coordinate relationships with partner financial institutions. F

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to recruitment@energy4impact.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Administrative Officer

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

What are we offering?

Fundación Capital has recently established a branch in Tanzania and is therefore seeking an Operations Officer to fulfil administrative and financial responsibilities for our office and support our local projects for Fundación Capital. S/he will work from our office in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and work under the supervision and guidance of Tanzania Office Representative and the Chief Financial Officer. We will provide a competitive consultancy fee under a 12 month service provision contract that is open to a longer-term employment perspective. On offer is an entrepreneurial and challenging position with lots of opportunity to turn ideas into reality, working alongside an inspiring, diverse and international team to create a better tomorrow for millions living in poverty.

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?

The position includes the following responsibilities within our branch in Tanzania, under the supervision and guidance of the Tanzania Office Representative and the Chief Financial Officer:

  • Administrative and financial tasks:

  • Develop, implement, manage, monitor, improve an appropriate general framework for an efficient administrative and financial management of Tanzania FundaK.

  • Implement the necessary accounting and financial tools and reporting mechanisms and prepare the administrative and financial reports of our projects.

  • Manage the file of the administrative, financial, accounting and legal documents.

  • Perform the control of the payment process.

  • Elaborate contracts and manage the file of human resources.

  • Operational tasks within FundaK´s projects:

  • Support and facilitate the technical and organizational work of projects and directors, finding and structuring the necessary supporting technical information.

  • Conduct field work as required to supervise operations and participate in project monitoring and evaluation activities.

  • Set up a roster with possible partners and technical assistance consultants.

  • Draft standard marketing messages; develop and maintain a marketing toolkit and coordinate awareness raising of programs to donors and other partners.

  • Liaise and coordinate with FundaK staff involved with specific consultancies and project management.

Who are we looking for?

Personal Requirements

The person we are looking for should be

  • highly productive, motivated and goal-driven

  • a self-starter that is entrepreneurially orientated

  • a team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • creative and flexible

  • willing to travel up to 20%

Technical Requirements

  • Languages: strong communication skills in Swahili and English (oral and written)

  • Skills & Knowledge:

  • demonstrated organizational and project management skills

  • publication-grade English writing skills

  • knowledge on budgeting and financial reporting systems

  • intermediate MS Excel skills

  • research and analytical skills

  • knowledge on human resource policy in Tanzania, especially on employee contracting and staff management

  • Work Experience:

  • at least four years of work experience in an NGO or small business setting;

  • experience working across cultures

  • Education: Bachelor degree in finance, accounting or a similar field **

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. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Send your applications as soon as possible to recruiting@fundacioncapital.org, with the subject line “Administrative Officer – Tanzania”. Interviews will start from November 27th. This job advertisement will remain posted until the position is filled.

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