Play Well Distribution Officer Job at International Rescue Committee – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  26 February 2021
Duty Station:  Tanzania
Posted: 12-02-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Play Well Distribution Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

International Rescue Committee

Deadline of this Job:
26 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 12, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2021
Play Well Distribution Officer
Requisition ID: req12295
Job Title: Play Well Distribution Officer
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania .

Job Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many across the world in need of lifesaving and life-sustaining support. Beyond this immediate need for aid, millions of children are out of school and at home. It is hard to measure the losses for families and individuals when children are not in school, with severe learning loss, uncertain futures and generational consequences for children all while parents struggle to balance work with childcare and their own child’s education if they can. School closures compound and deepen educational inequities, with high-resource communities and families more able to fill the learning gap with—for example—access to remote learning options like internet-based activities.

Job Overview/Summary
The PlayWell Distribution Officer will be the key person responsible to implement and manage the content delivery system to beneficiaries in Tanzania. S/he will work closely with M&E department to share evidence about the content disseminated over multiple channels and provide data and analytics. The incumbent will ensure effective use of the system by closely coordinating with the technology and distribution partner.

• At least 5 years relevant sector experience.
• Must have managed WhatsApp Business API, Facebook, IVR, SMS and Podcast platforms.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the use of ICT solutions, preferably within education, in low bandwidth/income environments.
• Bachelor's degree in ICT, MIS, Computer Science, or any bachelor’s degree with excellent knowledge of ICT4D.
• Familiarity with the use of ICT in reaching marginalized populations.
• Strong knowledge of data analysis and evidence-based reporting.
• Experience in staff capacity-building and in participatory, flexible, and gender-sensitive programming and implementation.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written; Fluency in English is required.
• Women and People with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Education Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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