OFID scholarship for outstanding young students from developing countries

OFID Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that OFID is now accepting applications for its 2017/2018 Scholarship. Please review the application guidelines thoroughly before applying.

Applicants may also find it useful to also review the scholarship FAQs. Kindly note that the deadline for submitting scholarship applications is May 1, 2017.

Overview

OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree.

Applicants must be from a developing country (except OFID Member Countries), and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, from any recognized university/college in the world.

Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies.

Beware of scams implying association with OFID!

There are various fraudulent schemes whose authors purport to be OFID personnel or agents, or otherwise associated with OFID.

Please be aware that OFID does not:

  • conduct lotteries or offer prizes;
  • extend any type of loans or grants directly to individuals;
  • charge any fees for: job, grant or scholarship applications; attending seminars and conferences; or before a legal agreement is concluded between OFID and a beneficiary of its financial assistance;
  • have offices outside of its headquarters in Vienna, Austria;
  • request for personal, business or confidential information as a precondition for any financial assistance it provides.
Read OFID’s anti-fraud disclaimer in full.

Source: www.ofid.org

Chief Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • Advanced University Degree (Master's or higher) in public health, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in public health planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in health program/project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal) is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
More info at https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502997

Closing Date 20 Mar 2017 E. Africa Standard Time

Knowledge Management & Innovation Specialist, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Management Information Systems, organizational leadership or other related fields.
  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience in Knowledge Management, innovation management, Information Management, Content Management Systems, Document Management Systems and Databases.
  • International and developing country work experience is required.
  • Experience in scaling and coordinating projects across multiple organizations.
  • Experience in establishing and managing public–private sector partnerships. 
  • Experience with SharePoint, ICT hardware, mobile and web-based technologies, particularly designing and deploying appropriate tools to low-resourced environments.
  • Exposure to UNICEF programmatic areas and experience in applying technical solutions to address programmatic and operational challenges.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Written and Spoken Swahili is an asset.

Closing Date 20 Mar 2017 E. Africa Standard Time

Call for MUII-plus PhD Fellowship in Pre-eclampsia

This is a three-year PhD fellowship to be undertaken at Makerere University. The successful candidate will work under the mentorship of Dr Annettee Nakimuli to develop a PhD research project to investigate the immunology and genetics of pre-eclampsia and its consequences among women attending Mulago Hospital. The PhD fellow is expected to undertake an international collaboration, with international co-supervision and mentorship. This collaboration may be within or outside Africa. This is intended to broaden and enhance the research experience and training. MUII-plus will support the PhD fellow to identify suitable collaborators.

Eligibility criteria: 

I. Masters degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or any Basic Science Masters in a relevant area ( Immunology or Genetics) 

II. Award will be conditional on acceptance for a PhD programme at Makerere University .

More info at http://www.muii.org.ug/files/downloads/Preeclampsia%20PhD%20call%2022nd%20Feb%202017%20final.pdf

Application deadline: 17th March 2017

Scholarships for online Master of Public Health – Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania

Eligibility

Our master's scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds, who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study for a UK qualification. To apply for a scholarship, you must:
  • have at least two years' relevant post-graduation work experience (this does not include unpaid internships or voluntary work);
  • hold a first or upper second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
  • be a resident citizen of Rwanda, Uganda or Tanzania and have not previously studied outside Africa;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of your home country;
  • have a clear idea how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
More info at http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/funding/international/equity-merit-scholarships/online-masters-public-health

The deadline for applications is 17 March 2017.

List of ISH scholarships available at different London institutions for the 2017/18 AY

There are a range of ISH scholarships available in partnership with a number of different London institutions. Applications are made to the relevant universities in the first instance and then ISH will normally consider a shortlist of candidates put forward by their universities. So far, the following universities will accept applications for the ISH scholarships listed below for 2017/18. This webpage will be updated with new opportunities when they arise.

1. University of Westminster


The University of Westminster is one of ISH’s longest-standing scholarship partners and each year up to 20 University of Westminster scholars are housed at ISH. For 2017/18, ISH will be supporting the following Westminster scholarships:

For undergraduate students:


The Scindia and SKV Schools (India) Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/scindia-school

For masters students:


Architecture and the Built Environment Excellence Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/architecture-and-the-built-environment-excellence-scholarship

Break the Silence Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/break-the-silence-scholarship

Central American and the Caribbean Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/central-american-and-the-caribbean-scholarships

Colin Matheson Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/colin-matheson-scholarship

Disaster Regeneration Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/disaster-regeneration-scholarship

Duke of Grafton Scholarship https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/international-postgraduate-scholarships/duke-of-grafton-scholarship

Geoffrey Copland Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/geoffrey-copland-scholarship

Latin America Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/latin-american-scholarship

Small Island Nation Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/diversity-and-the-media-scholarships

South East Asia Scholarship http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships/southeast-asia-scholarship

Tony Shaw Scholarship https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/international-postgraduate-scholarships/tony-shaw-scholarship

2. SOAS, University of London

ISH and SOAS are pleased to co-sponsor at least 7 scholarships for Masters students in 2017/18, including the schemes listed below:

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, including the Ellenor Mary Anwyl Scholarship, named after ISH’s former Executive Director’s wife: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/soas-hakluyt-scholarship.html

The John Loiello AFSOAS FISH Scholarship, sponsored by the American Friends of SOAS and the Friends of International Students House https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/john-loiello-afsoas-fish-scholarship.html

William Ross Murray Scholarship https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/william-ross-murray-scholarship.html

3. Institute of Education, University College London

Three awards are available: two IOE-ISH Centenary Taught Masters Scholarships, including the Mary Trevelyan Centenary Scholarship, named after ISH’s founder and first Director, plus one IOE-ISH Centenary Doctoral Scholarship. Details at www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/about/global-engagement/scholarships-funding

4. Institute of Global Health, University College London

African Graduate Scholarships Two scholarships are available for African nationals currently resident in an African country and who have been accepted on to a full-time MSc in Global Health and Development at UCL.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/graduate/deptscholarships/intl-health-devp

5. University of the Arts

UAL Vice-Chancellor’s Postgraduate International Scholarships Eight places are available under this scheme at ISH: http://www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/student-fees–funding/scholarships-search/ual-vice-chancellors-postgraduate-international-scholarships/

The Tara Nirula International Students House Scholarship, which commemorates an exceptional young woman, whose life was sadly cut short. This scholarship is for Indian applicants to the London College of Fashion with the ability and potential to make a contribution to the worlds of art, design, communication and performance. http://www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/student-fees–funding/scholarships-search/tara-nirula-ishlcf-graduate-scholarship/

6. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Six scholarships are offered to candidates from a low or middle-income Commonwealth country with an offer of a place on the MSc Public Health for Eye Care course at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. http://cehc.lshtm.ac.uk/lshtm-scholarships/

8. UCL – United World Colleges and International Students House scholarship (undergraduates only)

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/ug_outr_uwc

Source: https://ish.org.uk/student-zone/scholarship/available-scholarships

Equator Prize 2017 Call for Nominations

This year’s Equator Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, and disaster risk reduction. Crosscutting issues include advocacy for land and water rights, social and environmental justice, and gender equality. The selection of winners will emphasize replicability and scalability of community initiatives to achieve progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Local communities from rural areas in 145 countries are eligible to be nominated. Nominations are open to indigenous peoples’ groups from any country, operating in rural areas. For full eligibility requirements and selection criteria, please click here.

Submit nominations for the Equator Prize 2017

To access the online nomination system, please visit prize.equatorinitiative.org. Nominations may be submitted in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.

Nominations must be submitted by 8 March 2017.

More info at http://equatorinitiative.org/index.php

African Entrepreneurship Award

Start Your Journey!

Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business idea in Africa? Submit a brief summary of your idea now to start your entrepreneurship journey.

Submit a Business Proposal Now

Round 1 Submission Period Closes April 28

Source/More info: https://africanentrepreneurshipaward.com

Call: SingularityU East Africa Global Impact Challenge

Applicant Criteria:
  • The challenge is open to residents and citizens in East Africa Countries
  • You must be age 21 or older on the first day of the GSP
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Able to participate for the entire GSP17 program
  • Applicants selected as finalists will be interviewed by a panel of judges on 24th March 2017
Entry Criteria:
  • CV/Resume
  • Summary of accomplishments
  • An abstract of the project idea
  • A video URL of the project idea
The challenge must be on solving a problem e.g. Climate Change or one of SU Global Grand Challenges, Thinks of a local problem scalable globally to positively impact a billion people of lives.
The idea should leverage exponential technology.

More info at http://giceastafrica.info

Applications Close – 10th March 2017

Call for applications: Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors Programme

Eligibility:
  • 42 years of age or less as of 31.12.2017 (Born after 1 January 1975)
  • Resident/citizen of an African country with a history of leadership and engagement in the residing community
  • Advanced studies or professional certificates, personal projects, demonstrated entrepreneurial achievements and similar – a PhD is not required
  • Applicants are encouraged from all fields of science, including basic sciences, STEM, health and social science fields.
  • Outstanding writing and keen critical thinking capabilities, and be comfortable working in a collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated passion for raising Africa’s profile in science and/or social science
  • Having an active profile in the community of work/study and/or online including social media
  • Able to clearly communicate to an audience in English or French.
More info at http://nef.org/ambassadors

Deadline: 27 May 2017

Job: Grants Manager

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 14 Apr 2017

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. IRC has worked for over seven decades and today is involved in over 25 conflict zones in the world. We address both the immediate, life-saving needs of conflict affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post conflict societies. IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve. The IRC is an international agency with offices in London, New York, and Geneva.

Background/IRC Summary:

IRC Tanzania's current sectors include Gender-Based Violence, Child Protection, Youth and Livelihoods, Health, Community-Based Rehabilitation, Education and Health. The Grants Manager reports to the Grants Coordinator and will supervise the Information and Communication Officer. The Grants Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the grants unit ensuring the quality and timely submission of all donor reports, building the capacity of national staff and contributing to proposal development for the country program .

Major Responsibilities:
  • Grants Management
  • Ensure quality and timely submission of all narrative and financial reports, including sending timelines, compiling reports, ensuring financial and narrative reports adhere to donor requirements and are accurate, and are produced in time for GC and HQ review ahead of donor submission;
  • Manage OTIS ensuring that all necessary documentation is uploaded and all approvals obtained in line with IRC procedures;
  • Work closely with consortium partners in the field (Plan and Save the Children) in ECHO HIP consortium project and represent IRC;
  • Support, and where necessary, lead coordination, organization and follow-up of Grants Opening, Review and Closing Meetings in the field in a timely manner, as well as adherence of grants management systems;
  • Support program staff to prepare budgets;
  • Review Budget Versus Actual expenditure reports include a brief commentary on matters arising as identified from the report and send to GC, particularly where any issues require immediate action;
  • Ensure that all donor related information is disseminated to program, finance and logistics staff to enable them abide by donor rules and regulations; and,
  • Serve as focal point for grants related issues in the field.
Capacity-building
  • Understand capacity-building needs among field program staff in report writing, M&E, budget development, spending monitoring and other grants managements tools and systems;
  • Put together training plan with GC and M&E Coordinator to build the capacity of program teams in report-writing, M&E and grants management tools and systems; and,
  • Lead reporting and grants managements trainings for program staff.
Proposal Development
  • Support GC with proposal development processes in close coordination with program and operation teams, including drafting technical narrative or concept notes, budget narrative, and all other submission requirements. Where needed, coordinate reviews and approvals with relevant HQ focal points (TU, POs, AMU, BDU, IPP) to ensure quality of proposals;
  • Work closely with GC and Technical Coordinators to integrate IRC TZ SAP priorities into proposals;
  • Serve as focal point together with Field Coordinators for ensuring that all new funding priorities adhere to Go/No Go Process; and,
  • Together with DDP, GC and Field Coordinators, help ensure that proposals and concept notes are based on contextual reality, are responsive to the needs of beneficiaries, and based on program gaps. This includes regular visits to the camps to collect feedback from beneficiaries, attendance at meetings and visits with partners and donors.
Other
  • Coordinate all requests for information from NY/UK HQ teams, as well as donors and visitors to the Kigoma/Kasulu/Kibondo offices, in coordination with DDP and GC;
  • Manage the Information and Communication Officer (I&CO) position to ensure smooth implementation of IRC's communication and information sharing strategy in the field, includes guidance and capacity building;
  • Provide administration management support to Kids Rights project; and,
  • Visit camp-based programs on regular basis.
  • Bachelor's in International Affairs, Development, Public Administration, or related subjects (Master's preferred);
  • Excellent written English and verbal communications skills required, as well as attention to detail;
  • Prior experience working with international non-governmental organizations in the area of program development and/or management;
  • Prior experience working with US, UN, WB, and EU donors (experience with refugee camp-based programming an advantage);
  • Demonstrated experience writing reports and proposals (budgeting experience a plus); and,
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize high volumes of work to meet tight deadlines.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2F0cmluYW1pbGxlci41MjUxNi4zODMwQGlyYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

UNU-WIDER call for submission: Public economics for development

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNUWIDER) will organize a two-day conference on public economics for development, in Maputo, Mozambique on 5-6 July 2017.

We welcome submissions using both micro and macro analyses. Some examples of topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
  • The impacts of taxes and transfers on individual and firm behaviour (such as employment, savings, and investment) 
  • Tax avoidance and evasion, including international tax avoidance, and ways to combat them 
  • Normative analysis of the design of tax and spending policies 
  • The role of cash transfers in poverty alleviation 
  • The impacts of taxes, transfers, and the provision of public services on poverty reduction, the distribution of income and wellbeing more generally 
  • Analysis of behavioural interventions targeted to guide individuals’ decision-making 
  • Efficiency of and equity in public service delivery 5-6 July 2017, Maputo, Mozambique WIDER Development Conference 2 of 2 
  • Revenue mobilization and taxation in the extractives sector (oil, gas, and mining) 
  • The link from improved tax collection to a more efficient and equitable public service provision

Job: Senior Officer -- Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation (Tanzanian national)

Organization: Twaweza East Africa
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

Twaweza Job Description: Learning, & Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Officer
Twaweza, a dynamic East Africa wide organization, is looking for a competent,
effective and energetic Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Officer

Job Title: Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Officer
Cluster: Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Mandate: Country
Salary Level: 6
Reports to: Feedback and Monitoring Coordinator
Supervises: Usually none, except as assigned by the Supervisor
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Overall Responsibility:

Under the guidance of the Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator, and as relevant of the LME Director, the LME Officer is responsible for overseeing and implementing the monitoring activities as articulated in the Twaweza monitoring plan, documenting lessons learned and communicating those within Twaweza, and in close consultation with the Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator at times outside Twaweza.

Specific Responsibilities
Oversee the implementation of the various monitoring studies commissioned as part of the Twaweza monitoring portfolio, working closely with the relevant implementing units and the Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator, and as relevant with LME Director.

Significantly contribute to developing and improving methods for monitoring that will produce (quantitative and qualitative) data relevant to Twaweza’s Theory of Change
Analyze monitoring data and translate creatively into well documented lessons, working closely with the Program Officers and Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator.

Promote learning from the monitoring work through active communication for both internal use, as well as an external audience (e.g., writing first drafts of Monitoring Briefs, writing blogs, etc.)

On a continuous basis liaise and collaborate with LME Director, particularly to provide monitoring data, reports, assessments, lessons, and other monitoring and feedback documentation as relevant to the evaluation portfolio.

Organize and oversee the implementation of the internal learning agenda in a creative and effective manner, including taking leadership in and management of the country-based learning sessions.


General Responsibilities

  • Successfully implement above responsibilities and assigned activities in work plans and budgets, consistent with Twaweza Policies.
  • Contribute effectively to planning, monitoring, reporting and information dissemination of Twaweza’s work.
  • Collaborate with Twaweza staff across units and countries in a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation to get things done.
  • Communicate your work through active use of internal platform (SalesForce), electronic calendar (Gcal) and being accessible on electronic chat (Skype) as per Twaweza requirements.
  • Participate actively in organization-wide learning and other joint activities.
  • Comply with and foster adherence to the established Twaweza values, policies, regulations, guidelines and procedures.
  • Undertake any other lawful tasks as may be assigned by your Supervisor and/or Executive Director
Core Qualifications & Competences
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience;
  • Keen understanding of Tanzania’s political and social dynamics;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical application of monitoring approaches and methods (mixed methods preferable);
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and conceptual skills; proven data analysis skills (both quantitative and qualitative) a strong plus;
  • Excellent verbal, writing and communication skills in English;
How to apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV (max 4 pages) to [email protected] and copy to [email protected] , including a cover letter explaining your interests/motivations to work for Twaweza, and 2 samples of your written work and names of 3 referees, in MS Word or PDF file. In the subject of your email write your name, the position you are applying for and country

Job: Chief of Party - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

CHIEF OF PARTY

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking a Chief of Party (COP) to include in a proposal for the USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This four year project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for providing management support and technical oversight of the project, the COP coordinates and collaborates with donor clients, implementing partners, and stakeholders. S/he will provide overall leadership and strategic direction for the activity and adhere to USAID, IBTCI and local rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures (including USAID FARS and ADS). S/he will deliver high-quality outputs in accordance with an agreed upon work plan and timeframe; manage a staff of senior experts; and manage financial and administrative resources. The COP will supervise the evaluation expert and the performance monitoring advisor to assure that all data collection and capacity building is driven by the demands of USAID and external partner decision-makers. The position is based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Must possess a graduate degree in management, organizational development, international development, economics, statistics, or a related field

Required Experience:
  • More than eight years of demonstrated experience in enhancing performance monitoring, evaluation, and/or data use for decision-making.
  • Experience of progressive responsibility managing or implementing complex international development programs and projects (workplan preparation and implementation, logistics, budget preparation and tracking, staffing, reporting and meeting deliverables) funded by USAID.
  • Capable of high-level analyses and supporting Mission senior management in broad-gauged and big picture planning.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required and Kiswahili language skills are also desired.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Economist - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

ECONOMIST

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking an Economist to include in a proposal to conduct a Performance Evaluation of USAID/Tanzania’s Development Objective 2: Inclusive Broad-Based Economic Growth Sustained. The evaluation will be under the multi-year USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Economist will assist with the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases. The position will require field work in Tanzania and is contingent upon award.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possesses a Ph.D in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.

Required Experience:
  • More than 10 years of professional experience and an understanding of issues related to sustainable economic development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills.
  • Must have an ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is required.
  • East Africa experience is considered a plus.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers2-ibtci.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&hashed=-435657028.

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Evaluation Advisor - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

EVALUATION ADVISOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking an Evaluation Advisor to include in a proposal for the USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This four year project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Evaluation Advisor will provide support in designing, implementing, and utilizing performance and impact evaluations, sector assessments, baseline surveys, evaluation methodologies, and research methodology. The Evaluation Advisor will report the Chief of Party and will be based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate degree in international development, economics, social science, statistics, or a related field.

Required Experience:
  • More than five years of demonstrated experience in evaluation, assessment and/or research design and implementation.
  • Expertise in developing experimental and quasi-experimental designs to evaluate international development programs.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required, and Kiswahili language skills are also desired.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Lead Investigator - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

LEAD INVESTIGATOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking a Lead Investigator to include in a proposal to conduct a Performance Evaluation of USAID/Tanzania’s Development Objective 2: Inclusive Broad-Based Economic Growth Sustained. The evaluation will be under the multi-year USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Lead Investigator must be an evaluation specialist that will lead the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases. S/he will manage all contract reporting and document production. The position will require field work in Tanzania and is contingent upon award.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possesses a Ph.D in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.

Required Experience:
  • More than 10 years of professional experience conducting evaluations, impact assessments, and other complex surveys.
  • More than seven years of experience leading and supervising large teams.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal and management skills.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required.
  • East Africa experience is preferred.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs/.

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Performance Monitoring Advisor - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

PERFORMANCE MONITORING ADVISOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking a Performance Monitoring Advisor to include in a proposal for the USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This four year project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Performance Monitoring Advisor will lead all components that support the performance monitoring needs of AOR/CORs, team leaders, technical office directors, and Front Office. This support will include activity-level and IR-level MEL Plan development, data collection methodology, data quality assessments, site improvement monitoring system work, and maintenance of the implementing partner reporting system. The site improvement monitoring system work will include coordinating site visits and ensuring all relevant reporting is completed to fulfil SIMS requirements. The Performance Monitoring Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and will be based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate degree in international development, economics, social science, statistics, or a related field.

Required Experience:
  • More than five years of demonstrated experience in in performance monitoring, including performance management plan development, data quality assessments, and/or participatory data collection methods.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required, and Kiswahili language skills are also desired.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Statistician - Tanzania D4D

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

STATISTICIAN

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

IBTCI is currently seeking a Statistician to include in a proposal to conduct a Performance Evaluation of USAID/Tanzania’s Development Objective 2: Inclusive Broad-Based Economic Growth Sustained. The evaluation will be under the multi-year USAID/Tanzania Data for Development project. This project will provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzania institutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Statistician will assist in the design and implementation of the evaluation. S/he will manage data entry and cleaning and perform data analysis, including statistical analysis based on quantitative and qualitative data. The statistician will produce reports and data visualizations that effectively communicate quantitative figures and conclusions. The position will require field work in Tanzania and is contingent upon award.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possesses an advanced degree in the field of statistics, or a related field that includes robust quantitative analysis.

Required Experience:
  • Must have at least seven years of professional experience in developing, leading, and analyzing survey instruments.
  • Knowledge of current best practices, data collection methodologies, and relevant data software, including the use of tablets, smartphones, and evaluation-related software applications is required.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • East Africa experience is considered a plus.
How to apply:

Please submit all application materials at https://careers-ibtci.icims.com/jobs

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

Consultant job: Consultants finance and operations (shadow team) - Tanzania

Terms of Reference 
  1. Work to embed VSO’s global financial management policies and internal controls in the daily practice of VSO Tanzania, providing quality assurance for this function, and stepping in to provide whatever support may be needed in a hands-on capacity to deal with any staffing gaps. 
  2. Follow up any issues/risks/recommendations arising from recent investigations into fraud, an internal audit in April 2017, and recent support visits looking at processes around advances and procurement. 
  3. Regularise VSO Tanzania’s status in Tanzania with regard to its registration and registration obligations, including the payment of any registration fees and the submission of annual and audit reports. 
  4. Review VSO Tanzania’s volunteer recruitment, on-boarding, and visa requirements such that it is possible to bring in international long- and short-term volunteers in a timely fashion with the correct paperwork. Ensure clear information is shared with colleagues in the wider VSO around timelines and paperwork expectations, and that People Group internal controls and procedures are embedded in practice. 
  5. Support the country director in embedding the People First principles in VSO Tanzania’s ways of working, with a particular focus on strengthening the organisational culture and promoting the behaviours we want to see.
  6. Document learning for the wider VSO

Job: Specialist Organizational Development (m/f) (Tanzania)

Our requirements
  • University degree and additional training in organizational development
  • Experience in consulting, change management and project management in a fast paced international business environment
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to relocate to Tanzania for the contract period and to travel within the region
  • Intercultural skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Swahili and/or German skills are a plus
  • Being a generalist with the ability to keep the bird´s eye view
More info at http://www.epojobs.de/index.php/36833-specialist-organizational-development-m-f

Deadline: March 31th.

Education Officer (National position) - Kibondo - Tanzania

Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years’ teaching experience 
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. 
  • University degree or Certificate in Education as a qualified teacher from a recognized institution 
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities 
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile 
  • Managing resources to optimize results 
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications) 
  • Must have fluency in English and French, both written and verbal 
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages will be an added advantage
More info/Apply at https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/267205

Call for applications: Ambassador's Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief

Every year, the United States Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief (AFHR) in Tanzania awards grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to support small community and faith-based organizations (CBOs and FBOs) that are making significant contributions to the fight against HIV and AIDS in Tanzania. The AFHR awards target projects that provide care and support programs to assist individuals and communities affected by HIV and AIDS. Generally, grants fall into two categories: (1) Support for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) affected by HIV and AIDS; (2) Support for community-based HIV and AIDS care and support activities for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), and (3) Support for community-based HIV prevention, care, and support activities with high risk populations.

To apply for the Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief, applicants must obtain an application form by clicking on this link (PDF 262KB) or by writing to the email/post address listed below. Before submitting an application, READ THE APPLICATION DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY, noting the types of projects that do not qualify for funding and the information required to qualify for a grant. If your organization submits an application without the required information, the application will not be considered for funding.

For additional information on the Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief, Please contact:

Community Grants Coordinator
U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box 9123, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Telephone: 229 4305, Fax: 229 4725,
Email: [email protected]

Source: https://tanzania.usembassy.gov/grants.html

Job: Performance Monitoring Advisor - Tanzania

The Performance Monitoring Advisor will lead all components that support the performance monitoring needs of AOR/CORs, team leaders, technical office directors, and Front Office. This support will include activity-level and IR-level MEL Plan development, data collection methodology, data quality assessments, site improvement monitoring system work, and maintenance of the implementing partner reporting system. The site improvement monitoring system work will include coordinating site visits and ensuring all relevant reporting is completed to fulfil SIMS requirements. The Performance Monitoring Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and will be based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

More info at https://www.fuzu.com/jobs/performance-monitoring-advisor-tanzania

You have March 1st, 2017 days left to apply for this job

Job: Senior Private Sector Specialist - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 170320

SELECTION CRITERIA:
  • A Master Degree (PhD preferred) in law, finance, international development or related discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in business, government, law or related profession; ideally in international development and economic reform, with a focus on private sector development.
  • Knowledge of private sector development in Tanzania, including but not limited to, opportunities, challenges, stakeholders and the political economy impacting the sector, with proven experience in engaging with at least some of these;
  • Excellent communications and advocacy skills -- ability to interface effectively with stakeholders at all levels, draft effective reports and communicate in public;
  • Independent, autonomous and entrepreneurial -- should be able to operate with minimum support;
  • Strong organizational and diplomatic skills with an ability to obtain productive results from a diverse set of Tanzanian and international stakeholders;
  • Strong neutral figure vis-à-vis government and the private sector;
  • Proven ability to strategize and adapt work programs based on changing and evolving priorities;
  • PC literate and comfortable using IT in all aspects of work, including experience using MS Office applications
  • Verbal and written fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Swahili highly desired.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on an occasional basis
More info at http://www.ifc.org...

Deadline: 03/08/2017

Data Collector - must be a Swahili speaker from Kenya or Tanzania

Project: Collecting audio/video and text news data using web-browser and Appen’s tool.

Project Information:
  • Location: Chatswood 
  • Hours: Minimum of 15 hours a week 
  • Length: One month
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Type of position: casual part-time
  • Salary: AUD$24.66 per hour inclusive of superannuation 
For more information and to send your application, please visit https://join.appen.com/en-US/job/data-collector-must-be-a-swahili-speaker-from-kenya-or-tanzania/J3G6Z46L120BL22S6JC

Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships at the UBC for doctoral studies

Applicants must:
  • Hold a study permit at the beginning of the fellowship funding period
  • Be a citizen of a developing country (see list of developing countries) at the time of application for admission
  • Have shown outstanding leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
  • Be starting a PhD or DMA program at the UBC Vancouver campus in January 2017, May 2017, or September 2017
  • Be starting their first doctoral degree
  • Students with external funding (external scholarships, third-party sponsorship, etc.) are eligible to apply, but if successful, recipients will have their Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship funding reduced by the amount of their external funding
More info at https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/graduate-global-leadership-fellowship

Philip & Jeune Kirmser Scholarship for International Student already in the USA

By completing this scholarship application form, you will be considered for the following scholarship: Philip and Jeune Kirmser International Student Scholarship: $750. 

The recipient of this scholarship will be a non-resident undergraduate student properly enrolled in any curriculum at Kansas State University with financial need. 

First preference will be a student of African origin and be able to provide proof of citizenship from any country on the continent of Africa. 

You must be a full-time undergraduate student (12 credit hours) at Kansas State University of African origin and must provide proof of citizenship from any country on the continent of Africa (passport copy). 

You must currently be in the U.S. on a nonimmigrant visa.

Fore more information, click here (pdf).

Deadline to apply: Monday, March 6, 2017 by noon. 

Brunei Darussalam Scholarship 2017/2018 for Foreign Students

More info available in the following documents

Roger Dillemans Fund

For the 2017-2018 academic year scholarships will be granted to developing-world students who have obtained a first master's degree from KU Leuven and would like to continue their studies with a second (60 ECTS) master's degree at KU Leuven University, or to KU Leuven students currently enrolled in the first phase of their 120 ECTS Master looking for funding of the final phase.

More info at https://www.kuleuven.be/mecenaat/beurzen/dillemans/dillemansE.html

The deadline for submission is 31 March 2017.

University of Westminster Vice-Chancellor scholarship

VICE-CHANCELLOR SCHOLARSHIP

Our most prestigious scholarship is aimed at fully funding a student from a developing country to study a full-time Masters at the University.

Amount: Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters. For the list of developing countries, see appendix B (open the source link here).

Criteria: Equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

Number available: 1

Deadline: 4 May 2017

Call for applications – Coordinator of the Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development and Peace Working Group

The CYSDP Coordinator will work with the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Youth Division and its partners to guide and support the work of CYSDP. They will also support CYSDP in six key areas – strategic planning, meetings & administration, CYSDP membership, publications and policy papers, stakeholder/network relationships, and communications. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 29, be a citizen of a Commonwealth member country, and show a demonstrated commitment to the CYSDP’s vision and mission through their volunteer or professional background.

A full description of the role duties, as well as the eligibility criteria, can be found here – CYSDP Coordinator Terms of Reference.

The assignment is expected to take place over 4 months from March to June 2017. This contract may be renewable for up to 2 years from the initial contract period, subject to the discretion of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

To be considered, please complete the below form by 11:59 PM BST (London Time) on 08 March 2017.

More info at http://www.yourcommonwealth.org/editors-pick/cysdp-coordinator-call-2017

GHC 2017 Scholarship

Student Eligibility
  • You must be a full time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university at the time of the conference (October 2017). Those graduating prior to the conference are not eligible unless accepted to another related degree program (such as a M.S. or Ph.D. program).
  • Show satisfactory progress toward a degree such as, but not limited to, computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics.
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in computer science.
  • You cannot have been an ABI-GHC Scholarship recipient in 2016.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age by October 1, 2017.
  • You cannot accept more than one scholarship to GHC.
  • If you receive a scholarship and do not notify ABI that you cannot attend prior to the conference, you will not be eligible in future years as this takes a scholarship away from another student that could have attended.
More info at http://ghc.anitaborg.org/2017-student-academic/2017-scholarships

Cultural Diplomacy Platform: Call for applications 2017

Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills?

Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you!Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) specifically aims to improve the skills of cultural managers, as well as develop collaborative peer-to-peer learning and network building. 

The programme offers a set of learning modules, tools and manuals for practice-based learning, giving you opportunities to build meaningful collaborations at the global level, and enabling you to develop fresh insights into international cultural collaboration practices.

For the second edition of the GCLP, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform is looking specifically for applications from outstanding cultural managers from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU (three participants from each of these ten countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA), as well as from the 28 European Union Member States (ten participants, each from a different EU countries).

The participants to the GCLP 2017 will come from different fields of relevant cultural practice in their respective countries and represent sectors that are specifically interested in reaching out with their work globally.

This second edition of the GCLP will take place in Athens, Greece on 19-23 June 2017.Candidates who wish to be considered for participation in the second edition of the GCLP must submit their application via the application form below before 25 March 2017, 23:59 CET (Brussels) time.

For further information on expected outcomes, content, methodology and application procedure please download the full Call for applications (pdf).

You have a question regarding the Global Cultural Leadership Programme? 
You can consult the FAQ of the Call.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!

Find out more and apply here.

Job: Country Administrator Tanzania, Istituto Oikos

Organization: Istituto Oikos
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

POSITION: Country Administrator
COUNTRY: Tanzania
DUTY STATION: Arusha (with field missions in project areas)
DURATION: 12 months (renewable)
STARTING DATE: June 2017
SALARY: to be defined according to qualifications and working experience

General competences:
The Country Administrator will be responsible for the administrative management of the office in Arusha and will have to ensure uniformity of administrative procedures in accordance with the requirements of the donor and the organization, overseeing the regular reporting of projects and ensuring proper bookkeeping for the organization. She/He will be responsible of the planning, supervision and periodic reporting of all the administrative tasks for projects and programs: accounting, budget control, procurement, financial reporting and monitoring.

Specific skills

1) Economic and financial management of projects

Responsibility for the administration and management of the projects’ budget.

In particular:
  • Ensuring that the financial resources made available by the projects are spent in accordance with the project budget and following the donors’ procedures;
  • Authorizing the current and extraordinary expenses and verifying their correct execution and cost allocation, based on the project budget and the annual budget of Oikos East Africa, as defined every year by Istituto Oikos in collaboration with Oikos East Africa;
  • Ensuring that a correct and comprehensive record of accounting is maintained and recorded in accordance with the regulations and administrative procedures of the leading donors (EU, UN, USAID and the Italian Agency for International Cooperation) and according to the internal procedures of Oikos;
  • Checking the proper accuracy of accounting, including the management of current accounts, the monthly closing and periodic reconciliations. Preparing reports on the control and management of financial flows of the different projects, monitoring expenses and cash flows (budget and financial analysis of the budget);
  • Checking the available cash and send Istituto Oikos quarterly transfer requests for Oikos EA, based on expenditure estimates for each single project and following Oikos’ internal procedures;
  • Supervising the administrative staff and project managers in Tanzania in the keeping of their respective petty cash books and in the aspects of accounting management of the project budgets;
  • Being familiar with, and taking the lead on, the yearly planning of the allocation of shared costs for Oikos East Africa and its fine-tuning during the year;
  • Taking care of the preparation of contracts with local donors, suppliers and customers;
  • Supporting the preparation of specific Collaboration Agreements (MoU’s) with local partners;
  • Supporting the preparation and submission of new project proposals through the production of specific project budgets.
2) Administrative management of Oikos East Africa and support to the locally created social enterprises
  • Supervising and managing the general budget of Oikos East Africa;
  • Collaborating with the external Auditors of Oikos East Africa and supervising the preparation of the annual balance sheets and the annual audit of the organization;
  • Providing technical feedback and supporting the sustainability of the social enterprises promoted by Oikos.

3) Human Resources management
  • Responsibility for the administrative management of the local staff contracts. In particular, in coordination with the Oikos East Africa Director and together with the Project Managers, the Country Administrator will coordinate and supervise:
  • Recruitment, assignment of responsibilities, salary level, performance evaluation, termination of contracts, additional benefits, concerning the Oikos East Africa staff;
  • Efficiency and compliance with the Terms of Reference included in the contracts of both international and local staff.
4) Logistics

In collaboration with the Logistician and Procurement Officer:
Supervision of the warehouse and of the stock of materials and equipment;
Management and supervision of the procurement of services, materials and works, in compliance with the regulations of the major donors (EU, UN and MAE);
Preparation, updating and management of the inventories according to the internal Oikos procedures.

Skills and abilities required:
  • Degree in economics or related fields.
  • At least five years’ work experience in a similar sector in developing countries.
  • Accounting/administrative background and experience in the area of administrative and financial management.
  • In-depth knowledge of the reporting procedures of the major institutional donors (EU, UN, USAID, AICS).
  • Experience in management of development projects funded by EU, USAID, AICS.
  • Knowledge of procurement procedures required by the EU guidelines, USAID, AICS.
  • Experience / knowledge of NGOs’ activity.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Good computer skills (proficiency in Excel) and autonomy in the management of accounting software.
  • Good ability to produce reports.
  • Good interpersonal skills and teamwork.

Added values:
  • Master in: Management of social enterprises, non-profit organizations and cooperatives; Administration and financial management, or similar.
  • Swahili knowledge.
Istituto Oikos is an independent association founded in 1996 in Milan, which operates in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America, to promote the conservation and sustainable management of natural resources as a tool for economic and social development. To this end, it encourages cooperation and partnerships between organizations of the Global North and Global South; it implements training and education programs and supports responsible tourism initiatives (http://www.istituto-oikos.org/).
Istituto Oikos collaborates with public and private entities, both internationally and in Italy. The main funders of its programs are the European Union, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, public entities such as regional and provincial governments, and individuals.
Since 1999, Istituto Oikos has maintained a local office in Tanzania (Oikos East Africa).

How to apply:

For application send a cover letter (1 page) and CV to** [email protected]** by 17th March 2017. Indicate “REF TZADM/17- Country Administrator” as the object of your message.

Job: Chief of Party, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Chief of Party to provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for an upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This is a long-term position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the main point of contact for the contract with USAID and implementing partners
  • Lead and oversee the operations of the contract to achieve successful implementation of activities
  • Develop scopes of work for evaluations, and reviews results frameworks and theories of change
  • Ensure the completion of timely reports, evaluations, analyses, assessments, and deliverables that meet USAID quality control/assurance standards
  • Mentor local staff to enhance capacity, actively contribute expertise to the Contract, and provide strategic and operational direction
  • Provide capacity building to USAID Missions and local implementing partners in monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management
Qualifications:
  • A Graduate Degree in management, organizational development, international development, economics, statistics, or a related field
  • 12 years of demonstrated experience in development, particularly related to program strategy, project/activity design, and/or monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 8 years of demonstrated experience in enhancing performance monitoring, evaluation, and/or data use for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, management, facilitation and presentation skills. must be capable of high-level analyses and supporting Mission senior management in broad-gauged and big picture planning.
  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Kiswahili language skills are also desired
  • Prior experience serving as a Chief of Party strongly desired
  • Knowledge of USAID Evaluation policy and guidance
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania either on long-term or short-term assignments is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1064

Job: Performance Monitoring Advisor, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Performance Monitoring Advisor to provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for an upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This is a long-term position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the performance monitoring needs for the team, technical office directors, USAID mission staff.
  • Develop MEL plans, data collection methodologies, data quality assessments, site improvement monitoring system work, and work with implementing partners to strengthen reporting systems.
  • Coordinate site visits and ensure all relevant reporting is completed to fulfil donor needs
  • Assure that all data collection is driven by specific USAID needs
  • Provide capacity building to USAID Missions and local implementing partners in monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management
Qualifications:
  • A Graduate Degree in International Development, Economics, Statistics, or a related field
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience in development, particularly related to program strategy, project/activity design, and/or monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 5 years of conducting performance monitoring and evaluation specifically performance management plan development, data quality assessments, and participatory data collection methods.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong communication, and interpersonal skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Kiswahili language skills are also desired
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania either on long-term or short-term assignments is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1066

Job: Evaluation Advisor, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Evaluation Advisor to provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for an upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This is a long-term position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and utilize performance and impact evaluations, sector assessments, and baseline surveys
  • Design evaluation and research methodologies
  • Provide capacity building to USAID Missions and local implementing partners in monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management
Qualifications :
  • A Graduate Degree in International Development, Economics, Statistics, or a related field
  • 10 years of demonstrated experience in development, particularly related to program strategy, project/activity design, and/or monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 5 years of experience evaluation, assessment and/or research design and implementation. Experience should include expertise in developing experimental and quasi-experimental designs to evaluate international development programs.
  • Must have experience in balancing the statistical validity requirements of rigorous design and the real world conditions of activities on the ground, which require creative and untraditional designs
  • Demonstrated analytical and organization skills.
  • Strong communication, supervision, and interpersonal skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Kiswahili language skills are also desired
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania either on long-term or short-term assignments is preferred
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

Job: Lead Investigator/Evaluation Specialist, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Lead Investigator/Evaluation Specialist to fulfill a Performance Evaluation of Development Objective 2. This evaluation will be a part of the upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This contract will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for the USAID/Tanzania. This position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases.
  • Manage all contract reporting and document production
Qualifications:
  • A Ph.D in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.
  • At least 10+ years of professional experience conducting evaluations, impact assessments, and other surveys at a level of complexity equal to or greater than this evaluation.
  • Seven years of experience leading and supervising large teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills and experience.
  • Strong communication, supervision, and interpersonal skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania or East Africa is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1067

Job: Statistician, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Statistician to fulfill a Performance Evaluation of Development Objective 2. This evaluation will be a part of the upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This contract will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for the USAID/Tanzania. This position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the design and implementation of the Performance Evaluation.
  • Manage data entry and cleaning and perform data analysis, including statistical analysis based on quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Produce reports and data visualizations that effectively communicate quantitative figures and conclusions.
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in the field of statistics, or a related field that includes robust quantitative analysis.
  • At least seven years of professional experience in developing, leading, and analyzing survey instruments.
  • Knowledge of current best practices, data collection methodologies, and relevant data software, including the use of tablets, smartphones, and evaluation-related software applications is required.
  • Strong communication, supervision, and interpersonal skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania or East Africa is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1068

Job: Economist, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Economist to fulfill a Performance Evaluation of Development Objective 2. This evaluation will be a part of the upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This contract will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for the USAID/Tanzania. This position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases.
Qualifications :
  • Possess a Ph.D in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.
  • At least 10+ years of professional experience and an understanding of issues related to sustainable economic development.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills; and an ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is required.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania or East Africa is preferred.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1069

Job: Gender Specialist, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Gender Specialist to fulfill a Performance Evaluation of Development Objective 2. This evaluation will be a part of the upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This contract will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for the USAID/Tanzania. This position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide oversight related to all aspects of gender data collection and analysis in the evaluation.
  • Assist in the design of the evaluation methodology, including all focus group questions, surveys, and other data collection tools.
Qualifications:
  • Possess a graduate degree in gender studies, international development, development economies, or a related field.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in gender integration and agriculture or economic growth programming
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills; and an ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is required.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania or East Africa is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1070

Job: Lead Field Supervisor, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Lead Field Supervisor to fulfill a Performance Evaluation of Development Objective 2. This evaluation will be a part of the upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This contract will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for the USAID/Tanzania. This position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate all data collection and management of survey teams.
  • Work closely with the other Key Personnel to design and implement surveys and focus groups
  • Responsible for operations and logistics.
Qualifications:
  • Possess graduate degree in statistics, international development, management, social science, or a relevant field.
  • 7+ years of experience leading teams in remote areas, designing focus group questions, and facilitating discussion groups
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills; and an ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is required.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania or East Africa is preferred.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1071

Job: Capacity Building Specialist, Tanzania Data for Development

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017


Dexis is seeking a Capacity Building Specialist to assist in providing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical services for an upcoming multi-year contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tanzania Mission called Data for Development. This is a long-term position expected to start in latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the activities related to training and capacity building in M&E.
  • Facilitate strong collaboration, learning and adapting practices, including techniques for gathering, organizing, disseminating and applying knowledge throughout the program cycle.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan that outlines key learning and knowledge management questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels.
  • Foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, and coordinate efforts among partners.
Qualifications:
  • A degree in a relevant field
  • At least five years of international experience in leading the development and implementation of activities related to training and capacity building across M&E.
  • Previous experience working closely with local government partners across all levels to accomplish project objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate with other USG or donor-funded projects.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong communication, and interpersonal skills and experience; fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Kiswahili language skills are also required.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1073