Program Officer Job at SHIVYAWATA – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Officer
Posted: 22-04-2020
Deadline of this Job:  28 April 2020
Duty Station:  Tanzania
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Program Officer

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


Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
28 April 2020  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Program Officer will work as part of a small project team to ensure quality delivery of the project in Zanzibar (both Unguja and Pemba) in the 12 months of implementation. The role is part of the Kukuza Uwezo capacity building project, which is jointly implemented by SHIJUWAZA and GlobalGiving UK and is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund in the UK. .

Roles & Responsibilities
? Support in capacity building of DPOs (leadership & membership) to improve their performance in 6 key capacity areas (Governance, Finance, Human Resources, Strategic Relationships, Programme Activities and Impact, Community Engagement and Accountability)
? Support DPOs in the implementation of agreed action plans; coordination/management of timelines, reporting and monitoring of associated activities
? Ensure project is delivered to the highest technical standards and demonstrates impact through the collection of evidence based results for learning and development for the program team (and organizations at large)
? Ensuring high standards of project performance and reporting (including follow-up)
? Practical support to DPOs on grant and project management
? Close collaboration with all key stakeholders
? Supporting the federation’s day to day activities as requi

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and Skills Required:
? Proven track record of 5 years of working within civil society, projects and/or NGO sector in Tanzanian context. Relevant experience in development, community engagement and disability sector are added advantages
? Experience of project and grant management
? Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline
? Has experience in coaching and mentoring (preferably small local organizations)
? Proven ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders i.e. the government
? Ability to work across geographic and cultural boundaries
? Excellent computer skills; including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Understanding of Google Drive functions and online communications an added advantage.
? Excellent communications skills and written/spoken fluency in English and Kiswahili
? Experience of organisational capacity building (private or NGO sector) is desirable
Important Notes:
? SHIJUWAZA is an equal opportunities employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
? SHIJUWAZA and its partners are committed to safeguarding and child protection and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As this role involves working with vulnerable people; background checks will be conducted as part of the recruitment process.
? Candidate must have the right to work in Tanzania.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
To apply please email your updated CV/Resume and Cover Letter explaining why you are qualified for this position to [email protected]   by April 28, 2020. Please indicate the position that you are applying for in the Subject Line of your Application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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