Assistant Country Director – Tanzania

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Kinondoni, Mikocheni Dar Es Salaam

The Assistant Country Director position is an international staff position within the CBHF in
Global structure and is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT). The overall objective of the
position is to assist and support the Country Director in the management and coordination of projects,
strengthening the fundraising strategy of the office especially towards institutional donors (EU, Italian

Overall Objectives (scope)
To support the CD, where delegated
To contribute to country strategy & annual planning with the CD and teams
To assist the CD when needed
To develop an follow up with a strong fundraising strategy involving institutional donors
To act as CD in the CD’s absence

Operational Management
To work as part of the SMT for SCiA to ensure that the programs are being developed and delivered
to clear strategic priorities
Maintain a strong working relationship with the Country Director, and Managers in order to ensure the
delivery of quality outputs in both project implementation, preparation, review and reporting.
Contribute to ensuring monitoring systems are in place and that project reviews/audits/evaluations are
carried out periodically in conjunction with the team, CD and CHC, local stakeholders and project
Contribute to ensuring adherence to timelines for all relevant proposals and reports, ensuring their
quality as well as timely production and submission to the CD in accordance with Merlin and donor
contractual agreements
Regular travel to all project sites
Assist the CD in organizing and facilitating monthly Senior Management Team (SMT) meetings and
follow-up and report on the implementation and achievements of agreed action points.
Participate as a member of the Country Management Team

Program Development
Proactively contribute to program development and strategy with the CD and management, as well as
annual plans and their implementation

When delegated carry out representation with other NGOs, UN agencies, local and national
government bodies, donors and other relevant parties when relevant and in coordination with the CD
and HD, ensuring that all parties are kept informed of activities as appropriate

To undertake any other tasks and duties assigned by the CD.

Person Specification
Extensive experience of overall project management in developing countries, preferably in South East
Project needs assessment
Project proposal development, logical framework, and report and proposal writing
Experience in budget management
Experience of donor reporting requirements.
Team builder with an ability to coach staff
Diplomatic and an effective communicator at all levels
Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English
Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office
Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and
Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks in a
fast paced environment with tight deadlines
Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
An understanding of and commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in sociology , business administration, education, community development or any related field, preferred
Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends, in order to meet the needs of
community residents and be present at community functions
Excellent communication and organization skills
Knowledge of community development issues, and experience working in diverse communities including
multiple generations (seniors, youth, working adults), as well as across ethnic and racial communities
Strong command of MS Office tools including Power Point, Excel and Word
High energy, initiative, and creativity are desired

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate (USD 3500-4500)

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Applications will be accepted up to 20th January 2022. Interested applicants should submit: A cover letter, describing how you meet the qualifications and why you are interested in this position.
A current resume.
Three (3) or more professional references, to be included in your profile. Please include at least one supervisor, peer, and (if you have supervised staff) someone you have supervised or led.

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