Project job Vacancies at Care International Tanzania

May 18, 2017 by Stuffzoom

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Last modified May 18, 2017

CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit qualified Tanzanians for the positions of PARTNERSHIP
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER-GENDER; PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER- CAPACITY BUILDING; PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- MOBILIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OFFICER- FRONT DESK.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT:

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, and increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

CARE Tanzania is implementing the Tabora Maternal and Newborn Health Initiative (TAMANI) with the ultimate outcome of improving maternal and reproductive health in eight districts of Tabora region. Positive maternal health outcomes will be achieved through improving availability of quality reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services; and to increasing utilization of reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services by women and their families. Immediate outcomes for the project include: Strengthened capacity of regional and district health system managers to effectively plan, manage, and deliver quality gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services; Improved gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal and newborn health service infrastructure; Improved knowledge and skills of health providers to deliver gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn clinical services; Increased access to gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal newborn health services; and Improved ability of women to seek reproductive, maternal and newborn health services. TAMANI is a four-year project which is implemented from January 2017 to June 2021.

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER- GENDER – based in TABORA – ONE POSITION.

SUBJECT/ APPLICATION CODE – CTZ TAMANI 001

JOB SUMMARY
With gender inequality being one of the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and with gender mainstreaming being one of key intervention strategies to fight poverty and defend dignity, gender is integral part of the program quality and learning (PQL) function at CARE Tanzania. Whereas the primary responsibility of the Partnership Development Manager –Gender (PDM-G) is to coordinate TAMANI’s efforts to better mainstream gender at work place and in the overall program work. Guided by the TAMANI program document and the gender strategy, the PDM-G shall have the responsibility and authority for efficient, effective and harmonious integration of gender transformative approaches/strategies in project work, building of staff and partner capacities in gender mainstreaming and transformative approaches, facilitation of reflective sessions on gender work, and facilitation of TAMANI’s participation in strategic gender forums, networks and alliances.

The PDM-G reports directly to the Program Coordinator – TAMANI. She/he is first of all responsible and accountable to the Team to provide expert knowledge in gender mainstreaming or transformation within and through the team. Secondly, she/he is responsible and accountable to the TAMANI Program Management Team to actively participate in their team activities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementation of Gender Transformative Programming at project level
  • Coordinate TAMANI’s communication efforts
  • Learning, Knowledge Sharing and Impact Measurement
  • Coalition Building and Policy Engagement
  • Promote Gender Equality

REQUIREMNETS:

  • Bachelor Degree or Equivalent in Social Science/Sustainable Development/Gender
  • Extensive gender-related training experience, including training local personnel in gender and other relevant skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in gender work with an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO);
  • Strong experience in strategic planning and policy formulation
  • Experience in popular mobilization and policy advocacy at national level and alliance and partnership building;
  • Strong experience in lobbying and media work;
  • Very good understanding of gender issues at the level of policy influence in the national scene;
  • Able to provide technical assistance in the area of gender, maternal and newborn health, and women’s empowerment to ensure that programmatic strategies are addressing unequal power relations;
  • Highly conversant with Civil Society and Social Movement approaches on gender work at national level;
  • An approach to mirror our core values: commitment, accountability, respect, effectiveness and diversity;
  • Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and government officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives;
  • Strong ability to engage with communities and capability in being proactive to organize community outreach activities
  • Strong writing, editing, and communications skills. Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, Internet usage;
  • Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical use of both English and Kiswahili

COMPETENCES
Planning and Organizing; Initiating Action; Excellence; Integrity; Transformation; Equity; Diversity; Communicating with Impact; Facilitating Change; Strengthening Partnership; Strategic Decision Making; Stress Management; Adaptability; Information Collection and Monitoring; Building Commitment and Contribute to Team Success

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – CAPACITY BUILDING based in TABORA- 5 POSITIONS

SUBJECT/ APPLICATION CODE – CTZTAMANI 002

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of the Partnership Development Manager (PDM) position is to effectively implement the TAMANI capacity building activities at the facility and district levels. The incumbent also strengthens the Council Health Management Team’s (CHMT’s) capacity to plan and monitor maternal and reproductive health services and ensures their participation in activity design, planning and implementation. The PDM is at the forefront of CARE’s programming and it is essential that she /he has the necessary basic management skills to deliver effectively in his/her respective contexts. PDM is also responsible for successfully planning and executing program initiative activities in the midst of many challenges-including working in remote and/or insecure environments, doing “more with less”, and dealing with numerous requests from different stakeholders.

PDM retains ultimate responsibility for overall implementation (planning, organizing, executing, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting) of TAMANI activities at the district level. She/he coordinates the implementation of activities at the district level and report directly to the Program Coordinator. She/He ensures sound financial management and effectively provides leadership to program team to deliver as well as establish and strengthen relationship with district officials and other collaborators in the program area. She/He is also expected to maintain effective working relationships with CARE staff working with other CARE program initiatives and impact groups, as well as partners.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program Initiative Planning, Implementation and Management
  • Provide Capacity Building and Technical Assistance to CHMT and Partners
  • Staff and Perfomance management
  • Budget and Resource Management
  • Program Initiative Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting
  • Representation, Networking and Relationship building
  • Promote Gender Equality
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMNETS

  • BA/BSc degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Communication, Education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in related development field, out of which at least one year of supervisory responsibility.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning skills, organizational and management skills.
  • Strong team-building and team-work qualities.
  • Demonstrated ability in financial management
  • Facilitation skills and capacity building skills particularly applied in community based settings
  • A quick analytical mind with the ability to think critically and creatively to resolve problems
  • Conversant in MS office Word and Excel
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality and participatory approach and sustainable development.
  • Fundraising and facilitation skills
  • M & E skills with experience in monitoring and measuring impact
  • Partnerships building skills

COMPETENCES
Excellence; Integrity; Equality; Diversity; Transformation; Planning and Organizing; Communicating with Impact: Managing Performance; Facilitating Change; Strengthening and Building Partnership; Coaching; Operational Decision making; Adaptability; Contribute to Team Success;  Innovation; Developing Teams and Initiating Action:

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- MOBILIZATION based in TABORA- 7 POSITIONS

SUBJECT/ APPLICATION CODE – CTZTAMANI 003

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of the Partnership Development Officer- Mobilizer position is to effectively implement the TAMANI activities at the community level. She/he oversees the proper implementation of the community mobilization component of the program, in collaboration with other team members.  The position is also responsible for assisting the program manager in program initiative designing, planning, budget preparation, reporting and learning.  She/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other staff working with other CARE program initiatives and impact groups, key government partners and NGOs working in the same geographic areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Initiative Implementation and Activity Planning and Budgeting
Community Mobilization
Alliance Building and Networking
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Reporting
Promote Gender Equality
Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMNETS
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, statistics and other field relevant to Ardhi Yetu Program  area of focus
Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in community development, social work, education or related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in community development.
  • Practical experience in application of participatory approaches and tools.
  • Skills and experience in building partnership and commitment to program initiative’s objectives.
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of gender analysis in rural communities
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Package)
  • Good monitoring skills
  • Proficient oral and written skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Good understanding of community mobilization methodologies and practices
  • Solid report-writing skills
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality and participatory approach and sustainable development.

COMPETENCES
Excellence; Integrity; Diversity; Equality; Transformation; Communicating with Impact; Facilitating Change; Strengthening Partnership; Adaptability; Information Collection and Monitoring; Planning and Organizing; Building Commitment; Contribute to Team Success and Initiating Action.

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER – FRONT DESK based in TABORA- ONE POSITION

SUBJECT/ APPLICATION CODE – CTZTAMANI 004

JOB SUMMARY

The Administration Officer (Front Desk) plays a key role in the coordination of the day-to-day logistics and administrative functions of the Tabora Program Office. The Administration Officer (Front Desk) develops and maintains systems to enhance the coordination and timely management of support provided to both staff and visitors.  In addition, s/he provides administrative assistance to the Operations staff in provision of program support services.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receiving Visitors and Customer Services
  • Information Management
  • Managing front Desk communication (mail, telephone and parcels) receiving, sorting and directing outgoing and incoming mail
  • Provide Administrative Support Services
  • Promote Gender Equality
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMNETS

  • Bachelor in Development Studies, Social Science or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a similar role for a project or non-governmental organization;
  • Personal integrity living up to CARE Tanzania’s core values of commitment, accountability, respect, effectiveness and diversity;
  • A high level of individual initiative, planning and good judgment.
  • Strong experience with secretarial duties.
  • High competency in database and using/applying analytical software;
  • Conversant with adult learning methodology with excellent ability to build capacity;
  • Demonstrated ability to make judgment calls and decisions with respect to monitoring and evaluation activities, within delegated authority, that impact significantly;
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Concentration, accuracy and attention to details are required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical use of both English and Kiswahili
  • Computer literacy with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite;
  • Ensuring that gender and power dynamics related to all CARE activities are taken into consideration
  • Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures
APPLY
Email: TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org

COMPETENCES

Excellence; Integrity; Diversity; Equality; Transformation; Communicating with Impact; Facilitating Change; Strengthening Partnership; Adaptability; Information Collection and Monitoring; Building commitment;  Planning and Organizing; Contribute to Team Success and Initiating Action:

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women to apply

MODE OF APPLICATION
Applications must be received by CARE CoB, 18 May 2017 at 1700hrs.

Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email to The Human Resources Manager TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org

NOTE: All application should indicate Subject/Application code of the particular position in the subject line. Copies may be posted to CARE International in Tanzania, Box 10242, Dar es Salaam.

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