Job opportunity at the Irish Embassy in Tanzania

Vacancy: Governance Advisor

Irish Aid is the Government of Ireland’s programme of assistance to developing countries operating under the Embassy of Ireland in Tanzania. The programme focuses on Health, Nutrition and Agriculture, with a strong governance component supporting the achievement of results across the programme.

The Embassy is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Governance Advisor to join its Development Team. Reporting to the Senior Governance Adviser and working with the Governance Team and across the other teams at the Embassy, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the delivery of a high quality programme. He/she will have responsibility for management of a
number of the governance programme components as well as the provision of strategic input and advice on governance across the Embassy. The Advisor also will provide support to the team on mainstreaming governance within their areas of responsibility.

Candidates applying for the position are expected to have: (i) a post graduate degree in governance, politics, law, international development, social sciences or other relevant disciplines; (ii) a minimum of four years relevant work experience as well as (iii) knowledge and understanding of the political economy and governance environment in Tanzania . A detailed job description is available on the Embassy of Ireland website 

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter together with their most recent Curriculum Vitae and contact details to: [email protected] by 14 August 2014.