About the TRL Coordinator:

The Coordinator is a mid-level professional, and works in a fast paced cross cultural environment with American Volunteers of all ages, and in collegial relationship with other Tanzanian and American members of the Peace Corps Tanzania Senior Staff. The candidate must be a detail-oriented people person who has demonstrated maturity and the ability to think ahead and follow through independently.
The incumbent is based in Dar es Salaam, reports to the Training Manager and works closely with the’ Master
Trainer and other part time technical and language trainers’ to deliver a .quality spectrum of training for Volunteers and staff. In preparation for and during two 10-week pre-service training periods annually, the incumbent spends large periods of time coordinating training events at the Pre-Service Training site, outside Dar, often in village settings with few amenities.
Separate In-Service Training events will also require travel. Likewise, he or she must be prepared to serve as a model to Volunteers for the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to thrive while living and working in rural Tanzania. The incumbent will be responsible with other Training team members for coordinating the acquisition, storage and movement of resources which augment training, as well as Volunteer and staff service, and for ensuring that program managers are included In planning and implementation of training events for their Volunteers. The work hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 5:00pm, and Friday 7:30am to 11 :30am, with substantial additional time planned during training. events.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Long- and short- term training logistics coordination
Information resource centre and inventory management
Records management and data entry
Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Training Manager or designee
Assume other duties necessary for the smooth running of the training program as assigned by the
Director of Programming and Training or designee
Supporting safety and security of Volunteers and serving as duty officer for one week approximately every three months

Desired Qualifications
A degree/diploma in Business Administration, Community Development or Education; higher level degree preferable
At least two years of experience in office management and/or logistics
Must possess strong computer application skills, especially in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Access
Experience in teaching Kiswahili to foreigners (preferably Americans). will be an added advantage
Language: Must be completely fluent in both spoken and written Swahili and English.
Ability to pass US Embassy background security check.


Applications addressing the qualifications and duties above must be received’ no later, than April 2015. Please email a Cover Letter,CV, personal address and contact information and the names and contacts of three references t.

If necessary, applications can be posted to the attention of:
Director of Management and Operations
Training Resource and Logistics Coordinator
U.S. Peace Corps Tanzania,
P. O. Box 9123, Dar es Salaam.

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted for skills testing and interviews

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