Job: Assistant Programme Coordinators x 2 - C2EYP Program

Organization: Restless Development

Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Closing date: 02 Dec 2016


Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most. That’s where we come in.

We are Restless Development, a youthful, dynamic and innovative national agency which carries the banner for youth led development in Tanzania and globally. Everything we do is led by and through young people. We are who we serve, placing young people at the forefront of change, empowering them to take leadership roles addressing the most urgent issues facing their communities.

As the leading agency for youth led development, we put young people at the heart of our work, from community to board level. We recognize young people as an asset, who can and do contribute to, and lead change. Our vision is:

A world where young people are at the forefront of change and development, achieving a just and sustainable world for all.

We champion the engagement, position, and ultimately the influence of young people at every stage of development. Since 1993, we have been applying our experience to engage young people and young professionals at all levels of our organization to lead change. Our unique youth-led approach has been cited

For more information on Restless Development’s mission, values and work, please visit:

best practice and won awards from the Stars Foundation, World Bank, UNAIDS, and most recently the 2014 Resolve Award for Mabinti Tushike Hatamu

We are now embarking on an exciting new programme of work funded by USAID working with PACT and other consortium partners called C2EYP – Caring for Children and Empowering Young People program.

This programme focuses on OVC (orphans and vulnerable children) care and support, HIV services, violence prevention and response, early childhood and adolescent development, education, child labourOut, and children living and working in the streets, community strengthening, and operational research for policy and planning.

The team, in partnership with high performing local civil society organizations (CSOs), will scale up core interventions to save lives and prevent new infections, ensuring that children and youth survive and thrive through sustainable improvements in the health and social well-being of one million orphans and vulnerable children and their families.

About the Role
  • This exciting role requires not only leadership and technical expertise and follow-through, but also excellent time management and communication skills, and a real creativity and flare for designing and planning innovative and interactive training programmes appropriate for the specific target group of the activity.
  • You will be an outgoing, highly motivated, and strong communicator who is committed to the promotion of youth led development and empowerment of women and girls. You will have strong knowledge and expertise in the two of our development goal areas, livelihoods and entrepreneurship, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Job title: Assistant Programme Coordinators x 2 - C2EYP Program

Location: 1 x Dar es Salaam & 1 x Mbeya

Salary: TSH 20,862,197 (Dar es Salaam) & TSH 17,840,260 (Mbeya) gross per annum

Preferred start date: As soon possible

Length of contract: 1 year contract with likelihood of renewal based on performance

Reports to: Outreach Coordinator

Direct reports
 Youth Officers
 Partner Field Project Team
 CSOs

Expected travel
You will be expected to travel in-country on a regular basis


Main responsibilities
 Working with Youth Officers, National/Community Peer Educators and CSOs to implement project activities
 Ensuring the project meets quality implementation, targets and plan
 Continuous feedback for learning and improvement

Strategy & Direction
 Contributes to the formulation of the project strategic plans feeding into the overall CEYP2 project and Restless Development country strategic plan.

Programme Quality, Accountability and Reporting
 Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities and reporting.
 Guides Youth Officers, National/Community Peer Educators, CSOs on executing the activities in the project location.
 Oversees the program implementation in schools and community in collaboration with partners

Program Financial Management
 Prepares monthly activity budgets and ensures retirements are completed on time.
 Ensuring value for money by ensuring funds are utilised correctly and efficiently
 Manage costs against approved budget and ensure expenditure aligns with budget

Team Manager, Compliance and Capacity Building
 Ensures that the Youth Officers and National/Community peer educators, CSO have a clear understanding of their roles, responsibilities and accountabilities; supported by clear job descriptions to ensure quality performance.
 Facilitates the capacity building of team to ensure they have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity; provides the necessary feedback to the program team and completes their performance appraisals.
 Follows up on logistics issues at project location and ensures challenges are reported and resolved on time.

Representation and Collaboration
 Represent the organisation in stakeholders meetings with local government and other networks.
 Facilitates linkages, collaboration and networking with other civil society organizations and government and other relevant institutions to enhance Restless Development visibility and program activities.
 Meets with partners’ staff and community leaders to discuss program improvement as needed.
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 Other duties as required.
 You will regularly be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which time off in lieu will be granted

How to apply:

Please visit our website and send a completed application form to [email protected] by 5pm local time, Friday, 2 December 2016. Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.