Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 Jun 2016
2015 with huge results realised in our goal areas of sexual reproductive health and rights, livelihoods and employment, and civic participation. We are now seeking the talented and motivated young people to lead our livelihood and career development efforts
This post will support Restless Development implement its livelihood and career development project which aims to will make education more relevant to future employment opportunities in Tanzania. And also support the development of strategic partnerships with government and civil society at the local level. You will work closely with our Next Generation of Leaders Assistant Project Coordinator to encourage and bring evidence of involvement and engagement of young people in determining their careers and livelihood. You will build strategic partnerships with local government, heads of schools, teachers and other stakeholders to enhance the role of young people in making Education More Relevant to Future Employment
You will be a talented individual who is committed to youth led development and passionate about promoting participatory approaches education and career development through learning. You will have previous experience in working education sector, career, and youth development (or other target groups). You will be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) in English and Swahili, and will demonstrate confidence and tact in working with our stakeholders. You will be a talented self-starter who can work as part of a team, and be committed to our mission and values.
Strategy and Direction in Advocacy and civic engagement
Support the Programme Coordinator to deliver the education improvement project in Lindi,
skills and act as a role model.
skills students need to develop.
employment and budgeting and IT skills for work)
Set up youth clubs for entrepreneurship in Lindi region and mobilize young people to attend.
Support Youth Peer Educator for Enterprise with support from Regional Youth Development Officer to form and support Youth Entrepreneurship Group start income generation activities.
Assist Programme Coordinator in identifying priorities for young people in Lindi.
Support Programme Coordinator in dissemination of information across stakeholders related to career development activities to mobilize community members and ensure clear communication among partners
Partnerships and Visibility
Contribute to partnership mapping and relationship development by identifying new partners and forums relevant to our work with the Programme Coordinator, especially at a regional, district and ward/village level in Lindi
Take the lead on working with our partner organisations in the target schools and institutions
Engage in raising the profile of the project through social media and ICT (for example radio, blogs etc)
Represent Restless Development Tanzania (with support from Programme Coordinator) at key local and regional events, forums and meetings ensuring opportunities for young people to lead are created
With support from Programme Coordinator, develop relationships with the media, civil society and social media platforms to enable our key messages to be shared in local and national spaces
Support Restless Development to build on grassroots evidence, programme and partner experiences and in line with our national strategy
Submit accurate and timely programme quality reports to Assistant Project Coordinator on a monthly basis as per the monitoring and evaluation system
Finance and Administration
Responsible for accounting and use of funds and assets at a field level in line with Restless Development policies and procedures
All the time as Restless Development intern you should ensure that all expenditure is spent appropriately receipted, recorded and submitted in a timely manner
Work with the Programme Coordinator to ensure that all funds spent on activities in the field are spent as per policies and procedures, as that assets are used and accounted for properly.
Managing records for the fund used by volunteers in the project
HR and Performance Management
To effectively work with youth clubs and Youth Entrepreneurship Groups as part of the project.
Participate in and support team meetings and organizational events in Lindi
s code of conduct, policies and standards are understood and adhered to in practice by all our volunteers and stakeholders
Other Duties as Required
Other duties as required, including occasional work on weekends for which in time off in lieu can be taken
Holder of a University Degree or Diploma in a relevant field
Technical expertise in IT, Development Studies, Entrepreneurship or social sciences
Knowledgeable in Tanzania education systems
A strong personal commitment to the aims, values and methods of Restless Development Tanzania
A clear understanding of contemporary development issues facing young people in Tanzania particularly in employment and livelihood
Ability to work in a team
Fluent in English and Swahili
Good word processing skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English, including exceptional networking and representation skills at external events
A skillful mobilizer
s mission and values. Young people are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Apply through our website by 5pm Thursday 16 June 2016