United Republic of Tanzania: Media Assistant

Organization: Search for Common Ground
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

We are Searchers.

We are over 600 strong worldwide. We believe in our mission to end violent conflict.

It’s our purpose- our call to action.

A Searcher understands our vision of a world where:
Differences stimulate social progress, rather than precipitate violence

Respect for and cooperation with those we disagree with is considered the norm

A Searcher is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate individual, committed to our values.
Shared Humanity. Empathy. Impartiality. Inclusivity. Courage. Hope. Humility. Audacity.

With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, we implement projects from 55 offices in 34 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. You will be joining other highly motivated Searchers with a good team spirit and through commitment and dedication, have opportunities to grow.

We are searching for…

The Media Assistant position will be based in Dar es Salaam. This position will work under Search Tanzania’s two projects implemented in Tanga, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, and Zanzibar with overall objectives of strengthening community resilience to key drivers of potential violent extremism in at-risk areas as well as promote peaceful coexistence in communities. The projects seek to promote participation and inclusion of populations vulnerable to extremism (especially young men and women) as well as fostering interfaith collaboration and social cohesion in communities through an innovative mix of trainings, community dialogues, media campaigns and other community-led initiatives.

The projects engage a wide range of stakeholders including: radio and television stations, media practitioners, community leaders, local authorities, civil society organizations, security officials, and community members, with a particular focus on women and youth.

The Media Assistant will support the Project Coordinator in management and implementation of all media aspects of the two projects. S/he will also support other Search Tanzania media work as required. S/he will work under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator in close coordination with the Project Associates/Focal Points, Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Officer as well as the Country Director as required.

Your contribution

The roles and responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Project Associates/Focal Points (Arusha/Tanga and Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar), DM&E Officer and Project Coordinator for effective planning and implementation of media activities;
  • Support the day-to-day media activities of Search projects, including planning, logistics, and oversight;
  • Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, design and implement a multi-media campaign under the projects;
  • Work with the Project Coordinator, Finance and Administration Manager to negotiate with radio and television channels to broadcast Search activities, as well as to market and distribute media products via traditional and new media;
  • Work with Search’s Regional/Head Quarters Communications team to ensure media aspects of the country’s activities are shared internally and externally;
  • Be the focal point for all Search Tanzania social media platforms, ensuring that real-time updates of activity highlights are posted on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp groups;
  • Work with the DM&E Officer to develop tools for tracking and evaluating media activities and participate in data collection, and conducting listenership surveys as requested;
  • Compile and submit monthly Media Activity Reports;
  • Meet regularly with Project Coordinator to review progress of projects against project objectives, indicators and deliverables, and give meaningful input and recommendations into the project management and institutional learning;
  • Collation of media logs for media programs;
  • Working with Project Associates/Focal Points to update real time and other content on Search’s social media platforms;
  • Travel to communities regularly to ensure media activities are on track and to troubleshoot as needed;
  • Be directly engaged in the continuing development of the organization, its mission, and its staff, through the sharing of experience and knowledge.

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.

You are… You meet the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Theater Arts or a related field;
  • Demonstrated technical capacity to provide support and guidance to project staff on design and implementation of radio, television and other media programs;
  • Ability to successfully facilitate trainings and dialogues using participatory methods;
  • Professional knowledge and experience in using and applying social media in programming;
  • High standards of integrity, professionalism, and impartiality;
  • The ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment;
  • A proven track record of being proactive;
  • The ability to multi-task and work to meet tight deadlines;
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, e-studio as well as web browsers;
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English, both verbally and in writing;
  • The ability to travel across project areas.

The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

Duration: An initial six month contract with possibility of renewal

How to apply:

Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should**:

  • Send a cover letter and current resume to our employment website here.
  • Include the following in your cover letter

  • minimum salary requirements (or current salary)

  • projected start date,

  • where you found this posting.

This position will close on Friday October 13, 2017**.** We are looking to fill this position with the right candidate. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Project Associate/Focal Point- Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar

Organization: Search for Common Ground
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

We are Searchers.

We are over 600 strong worldwide. We believe in our mission to end violent conflict.

It’s our purpose- our call to action.

A Searcher understands our vision of a world where:
Differences stimulate social progress, rather than precipitate violence

Respect for and cooperation with those we disagree with is considered the norm

A Searcher is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate individual, committed to our values.
Shared Humanity. Empathy. Impartiality. Inclusivity. Courage. Hope. Humility. Audacity.

With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, we implement projects from 55 offices in 34 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. You will be joining other highly motivated Searchers with a good team spirit and through commitment and dedication, have opportunities to grow.

We are searching for…

The Project Associate/Focal Point position will be based in Dar es Salaam. This position will work under Search Tanzania’s is two projects implemented in Tanga, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, and Zanzibar with overall objectives of strengthening community resilience to key drivers of potential violent extremism in at-risk areas as well as promote peaceful coexistence in communities. The projects seek to promote participation and inclusion of populations vulnerable to extremism (especially young men and women) as well as fostering interfaith collaboration and social cohesion in communities through an innovative mix of trainings, community dialogues, media campaigns and other community-led initiatives.

The projects engage a wide range of stakeholders including: radio and television stations, media practitioners, community leaders, local authorities, civil society organizations, security officials, and community members, with a particular focus on women and youth.

The position reports to the Project Coordinator, based in Dar es Salaam. The position will be responsible for implementation of activities and support day-to-day monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the targeted communities in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. S/he will assist the Project Coordinator and Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Officer in project planning, implementation and reporting. S/he will also be actively involved in the collection, analysis and filing of M&E data. This position requires regular travel to project locations.

Your contribution

The roles and responsibilities include:

  • Update the Project Coordinator on relevant changes in context and dynamics on the ground in project area;
  • Assist the project staff and partners to conduct any baseline, mapping, needs assessments within selected communities;
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with any partners and relevant stakeholders at the local level including community members (youth and women), civil society, media outlets, government officials, media and security sector officials, etc;
  • Make logistical arrangements for all project activities (organization of trainings and related travel etc.);
  • Draft high quality activity reports and contribute to overall project reporting efforts;
  • Contribute to design of call for proposals for small grants and contribute to select the best community led initiatives;
  • Assist the selected local sub-recipients of small grants with grants cycle management: drafting of proposals, collecting financial documentation, reviewing activity reports and ensuring timely submission;
  • Support DM&E Officer to monitor and evaluate progress on project activities, capturing results, successes, challenges and lessons learnt;
  • Working with the Admin/Finance and teams to ensure that financial documentation is collected and recorded in timely manner; contribute to financial projections and work plans for upcoming activities;
  • Support to DM&E Officer with the design of monitoring tools for project activities, and assist with the analysis of data for activity reports.
  • Conduct field visits to collect monitoring data, including success stories, as included in the M&E plan;
  • Participate in the design and implementation of baseline and evaluation activities, under the supervision of the DM&E Officer; and
  • Support the DM&E Officer with any other tasks as needed.

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.

You are… You meet the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related area, preferably in conflict resolutions, international studies, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), development cooperation or human rights;
  • At least two years’ experience in peacebuilding, development, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and/or related fields community relations, government relations or sustainability;
  • Previous field experience in Dar es Salaam and/or Zanzibar considered an advantage, with excellent relationships with local stakeholders;
  • Previous experience working in prevention and peace-building, community dialogue and/or social cohesion initiatives considered an advantage;
  • Strong and proven ability in report writing, desk review elaboration, and other methods;
  • Experience as trainer/facilitator;
  • Demonstrated experience in budget management in compliance with internal policies;
  • Spoken and written fluency in Kiswahili and English;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Good command of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Dynamic, creative and solution-oriented;
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, creativity, and enthusiasm while working in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment with minimal supervision;
  • Cultural sensitivity and strong interest in dialogue, peace building and conflict transformation; and
  • The ability to travel extensively in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar (Pemba & Unguja)

Duration: An initial six month contract with possibility of renewal

How to apply:

Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should**:

  • Send a cover letter and current resume to our employment website here.
  • Include the following in your cover letter

  • minimum salary requirements (or current salary)

  • projected start date,

  • where you found this posting.

This position will close on Friday October 13, 2017**.** We are looking to fill this position with the right candidate. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Chargé.e de mission énergie & infrastructures – Dar Es Salam

Organization: AGENCE FRANÇAISE DE DÉVELOPPEMENT
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

La Tanzanie connaît depuis plus de 10 ans une croissance dynamique (7% par an) et une stabilité macroéconomique et politique. Le pays reste toutefois confronté à de nombreux défis pour réduire le niveau de pauvreté encore élevé et devenir un pays à revenu intermédiaire.
L’AFD intervient en Tanzanie en faveur de la promotion d’une croissance durable et de la réduction de la pauvreté, en mobilisant un volume croissant de financements (objectif de 100 M EUR de nouveaux engagements par an), souverains et non souverains, dans les secteurs de l’eau et l’assainissement, l’énergie et les transports, en concertation avec les autres bailleurs de fonds.
Le Bureau de l’AFD à Dar Es Salam, composé de 7 personnes, renforce son équipe pour poursuivre le développement de l’activité, en particulier dans le secteur de l’énergie et des transports.
Mission(s) principale(s) :

  • Identification d’opérations de développement dans les secteurs de l’énergie (production d’énergie renouvelable, transmission d’électricité en Tanzanie et dans la région, distribution d’électricité en zone péri-urbaine et rurale) et des transports (infrastructures aéroportuaires, transport urbain)
  • Suivi de l’instruction et de la mise en œuvre des concours souverains et non souverains dans les secteurs concernés en relation avec les contreparties tanzaniennes et les départements techniques de l’AFD.
  • Participation au groupe des bailleurs de fonds des secteurs de l’énergie et des transports
  • Intérim et contribution à la gestion du Bureau de Dar es Salaam

Profil

  • Anglais opérationnel exigé
  • Expérience de chef de projet/chargé de mission dans le secteur des infrastructures. Une connaissance du secteur de l’énergie serait appréciée ;
  • Capacité à développer un portefeuille de projets d’infrastructures et à animer la réflexion sectorielle avec les partenaires nationaux et les bailleurs de fonds
  • Dynamisme

How to apply:

http://afd.profils.org/Pages/Offre/detailoffre.aspx?idOffre=2110&idOrigine=1402&LCID=1036&am…

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