The Wadsworth African Fellowships

The Wadsworth African Fellowships are intended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African university that can provide them with international-level training in anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology). Currently applications to the University of Witwatersrand or The University of Cape Town are given priority.

The annual fellowship is $17,500 and can be used towards travel, living expenses, tuition, student fees, insurance, books, research expenses, and any other relevant categories of expenditure while studying at the Host institution. The fellowship is renewable for up to two additional years upon successful completion of each preceding year's study. A separate application can be made for an additional year of funding to support dissertation write-up.

The deadline for the Wadsworth African Fellowship Program is December 15 and final decisions are made by January 15. Application materials are available 3 months before the application deadline. Applicants must use the most recent application form. They must also submit their application materials using the Foundation's online submission procedure as well as send two printed copies to the Foundation by regular mail. See the link to ‘Application Procedures' below for more information.

Questions about this program should be e-mailed to: [email protected]

For more detailed information on program requirements, application procedures, and review criteria, please refer to the links below:

Job: Promotion and Outreach Programme Officer - Tanzania

Organization: Government of Ireland
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Jul 2017


Promotion and Outreach Programme Officer

Purpose of the Job:

The Embassy is seeking to recruit a Promotion and Outreach Programme Officer to join its team in the Embassy. The programme officer will be part of teams in the Embassy working on prosperity issues and public diplomacy, and will support the senior management in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of a range of initiatives in these areas.

The Position:

The primary duties and responsibilities of this post are:
  • Support the Second Secretary in adapting and developing Embassy scholarship programmes
  • Administer new and existing scholarship programmes and ensure adherence to Irish Aid processes and grant management guidelines
  • Administer the Embassy’s Institutional Partnership funding
  • Support the Second Secretary in building/strengthening Irish alumni networks in Tanzania
  • Work with the Embassy’s Communications Working Group and under the guidance of the Second Secretary to develop communications plans and material to support the Embassy’s public diplomacy
  • Identify opportunities to promote Irish companies and brand Ireland generally at events and through public diplomacy
  • Develop contacts and networks to support the Embassy’s trade and prosperity agenda
  • Monitor domestic developments and opportunities related to the Embassy’s trade and prosperity work and prepare reports and briefing material for the Head of Mission, Second Secretary and Irish stakeholders as appropriate
  • Participate in relevant meetings and events related to trade issues
  • Specifically the following qualifications and competencies are required:
  • Relevant BA/BSc qualification
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language essential, proficiency in spoken and written Kiswahili highly desirable;
  • Minimum of three years relevant professional experience; private sector experience in Tanzania an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and experience with using social media for professional communication.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Tanzanian media landscape
  • Experience of living or studying in Ireland highly desirable
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Strong skills and experience in project management
  • Ability to network effectively, work in teams and influence decisions.
  • Ability to plan, manage and deliver results.
Performance management:

The Embassy of Ireland operates a Performance Management Development System (PMDS) based on that used in the Irish civil service. Staff members agree with their manager goals, key tasks and targets that are aligned to an annual business plan. Performance is reviewed mid-year and at year-end. The PMDS also includes agreed on-going professional development actions.
Terms and Conditions:
  • This position will be offered on a three year renewable basis. A six month probationary period will apply.
  • The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and the level of responsibility.
  • The Embassy operates an employee health benefits scheme.
  • There are 24 days of annual leave.
How to apply:
For more background information, full job descriptions and terms and conditions, please visit the Embassy’s website at

Interested candidates should request an application form by sending an e-mail to embassydarjobs[at]dfa[dot]ie

To apply for the position applicants must submit (i) a completed application form; (ii) a cover letter stating the position they are applying for, outlining their suitability and their interest in working for the Embassy of Ireland; and (iii) their current Curriculum Vitae with a list of referees including current manager, to embassydarjobs[at]dfa[dot]ie by 12;00pm on Friday 7th July 2017.

MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity will only support ideas from institutions looking to deliver a financial service, product or process to smallholder farmers in an eligible African country (see list of countries above).

Projects may be proposed by a single institution or by a partnership of two or more (which could include a non-governmental organization); however, the lead applicant must be a for-profit entity.

Firms that apply should have an established and verifiable institutional track record. The Fund will only consider start-ups in exceptional circumstances where there is strong evidence that the new company has credible and experienced investors and management team.

Firms that apply should have transparent ownership and governance structures.

More info at

The first submission period will close for evaluation on August 10, 2017. Unsuccessful applicants will be able to refine and resubmit their applications subsequently, along with new entrants in the competition.

Job: Regional Programme Manager – East Africa

Organization: WaterAid
Country: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 20 Jul 2017

It’s hard to believe that today over 663 million people still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.4 billion live without a toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every minute.

WaterAid works through supporting local organisations and government authorities to design and demonstrate appropriate and sustainable WASH programmes. WaterAid also seeks to influence policy change through government and other key sector actors to secure and protect the rights of poor people to safe, affordable water and sanitation services.

WaterAid is looking for a Regional Programme Manager (RPM) to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

The purpose of the role is:

The purpose of the RPM role is to lead on programme planning, development, effectiveness, quality assurance, learning and impact in the region. The role will make significant contributions to our influencing work, drawing on our programme experiences, exploring collaborative regional opportunities around programme delivery and advocating for change in how WASH is delivered to bring about equitable and sustainable change across the region.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Regional Funding Manager in identifying key programmatic focus for the development of thematic and multi-country proposals to contribute to the delivery of country and regional strategies,
  • Programme delivery and accountability. Support the Regional Director in maintaining strategic oversight of programme work within the region, its contribution to regional objectives, and in sharing best practice.
To be successful, you will need to:
  • Have a master’s degree and professional qualification in a relevant subject (development studies, social sciences), preferably with significant reference to the WASH sector,
  • Be fluent spoken, read and written English
  • Have excellent leadership skills especially in leading and empowering teams and effectively working as a member of a team,
  • Committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.
By 2030, we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we will give you a lot back.

How to apply:

Please visit our WaterAid website to download the Job Description pack and to apply:

Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

No recruitment agencies please.

Job: Child Protection Technical Specialist

Save the Children has been working in the Child Protection (CP) sector on Mainland and Zanzibar, and will be expanding these activities in the coming years. The position of CP Specialist will advance this work on a technical level and ensure excellence in programming, including demonstration of tangible results for children in Tanzania. The CP Specialist will provide strategic and operational leadership in this process, drawing on current global evidence, practices and approaches.

She/he will assume the overall responsibility for the growth, development and implementation of the CP portfolio in line with SC Tanzania's strategy plan and SC's Global Theme on Child Protection. She/he must bring an innovative leadership profile with a proven track record of working with child protection issues and a sound technical background in programme design and delivery. The post holder should also have a solid understanding of the child protection sector and government structures (national and local level) in Tanzania and some of the current challenges to enforce, protect and fulfil child rights in the country, linked to national action plans, strategies, tools and stakeholders.

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Job: Project Administrator - Tanzania

Organization: ACRA - Cooperazione Rurale in Africa e America Latina
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 12 Jul 2017

For its Tanzanian office, ACRA, a Non-Governmental Organization with headquarters in Milan (Italy) is seeking:

Role: EU Project Administrator

Location: Tanzania, Njombe region, Ludewa District

Starting in: September 2017

Duration of the contract: 12 months

Required competencies and skills:
  • experience in administrating development projects funded by the EU and other donors (preferably, at least 3 years);
  • excellent interpersonal abilities and mediation between the specific challenges of field work and the accuracy required for administrative work;
  • motivation and ability to handle complex bureaucracy;
  • excellent logistical abilities;
  • excellent ability to select, train and manage the local administrative-accounting staff;
  • ability to manage relations with banks, suppliers and local institutions;
  • university degree (preferred), especially in economic subjects;
  • mastery of both spoken and written English;
  • inclination to cooperate with superiors for planning and coordination;
  • willingness to live in rural areas and to travel within the country;
  • IT proficiency (word processors, excel, internet, Skype, project management applications).
How to apply:

The application must include:
  • CV, up to date and in European Format;
  • Cover letter
  • At least 2 references with phone number and e-mail address
Deadline: July 12, 2017

Please send your application via e-mail with “Project Administrator – Tanzania” as the e-mail subject line, to [email protected]

We apologize in advance, as only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job: Health and Nutrition Programme Officer

The Embassy wishes to recruit a Health Programme Officer to join the Health and Nutrition Team and support the health adviser and senior management in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of health programmes supported by Irish Aid.

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Call for applications: Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

Students will be selected based on several criteria including ones set by the host institution and also by PASET. Below are the eligibility requirements for the current Call for Applications.
Applicants must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country.

Applicants must have applied to at least one of RSIF’s African Host Universities in at least one of the thematic areas. For the 2017/2018 cohort, the 3 eligible thematic areas are:

* Information Communications Technology (ICT)
* Food security
* Mining, materials and minerals engineering.

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field of study.

Applicants must be willing to enroll full-time in the PhD program. Students may take on teaching/research assistantship related to their discipline of study on the campus where they are pursuing their PhD program.

  • Are junior African faculty/academic staff with 1-5 years of teaching/research experience but no PhD
  • Have a compelling life history and academic trajectory
  • Demonstrate a commitment to pursuing an academic career beyond the scholarship period
  • Demonstrate leadership potential, such as community service in areas related to PASET RSIF fields of study
  • Are women or ethnic minorities; have physical disabilities
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Job: National Director, World Vision Tanzania

  • Set a strategic vision for the office and lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Tanzania Ministry as an effective member of the Partnership in line with ‘Twin Citizenship’ principles to ensure solid ministry quality and high impact in the field; be accountable for all aspects of WV’s work in the country.
  • Ensure that WV’s ministry directly aligns with LEAP 3 principles and contributes at scale to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfilment of their rights within families and communities.
  • Have a strong external orientation and represent WV with all donors, project partners, WV Partnership Offices and divisions, local government, church representatives and non- governmental organizations, serving according to the Power of Attorney given by the Global Center.
  • Ensure alignment with Vision Fund Tanzania (VFT), World Vision’s MFI arm, through participation in Vision Fund’s Board as Chair of the Board and other Governance structures, and provide appropriate collegial support to MFI Executive Director.
  • Ensure alignment with GAFCo (Great Africa Food Company) a social impact farming company whose investors are also WV donors. Provide leadership for the 3-in-1 strategy (3 organizations WVT, VFT and GAFCo working together for one common purpose) which is to organize smallholder farmers, provide them access to farming credit and insurance products, supply improved crop inputs, provide extension services, post-handling/storage and linkages to markets. Participate as an observer/advisor to the GAFCo Board.
  • Appropriately develop national governance through identifying national lay leaders for board membership and leading organizational transition.
  • Maintain a strong growth with quality mentality and lead the office to leverage its private resources portfolio to ensure growth in the area of grants.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support in the development and implementation of an effective Resource Development Strategy.
  • Ensure people issues are front and centre, promoting an office that embraces diversity, interfaith collaboration, gender balance and engagement with all Partnership staff.
Click here to find out more.

Deadline: July 24th, 2017

Call for Entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and Fundação Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal, is recruiting for 8 Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellows. The goal of the fellowships is to improve news coverage of child health and form a global network of reporters covering this critically-important issue.

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International Physician Scholarship

The International Physician Scholarship Fund was established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in low and middle income countries (as defined by World Bank) to attend and participate in the Annual Assembly.

This scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to scholarship recipients to cover ordinary costs associated with attending the Annual Assembly registration and travel-related expenses, including air fare, taxi fare, meals, and lodging. At the Annual Assembly, scholarship recipients will gain access to the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.

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Application deadline, August 21st, 2017.

The Government of Poland Scholarship

The Government of Poland, through the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Nairobi, offers partial scholarships to students from the following countries: Kenya, Burundi, the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.

The scholarships only covers the costs of studies which means that students are obliged to bear all the costs of travel (plane ticket, insurance and visa fee) and living in Poland (estimated at around 400 EUR monthly).

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Application deadline: June 30th, 2017

Job at the World Bank office based in Tanzania for an Economist

The Macro Fiscal Management Global Practice is looking for a strong Economist (GF) (Local hire) to work with the Macro Fiscal Global Practice team based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The Macroeconomic and Fiscal Management (MFM) team in Dar Es Salaam provides economic analysis on a range of macroeconomic and fiscal management issues. The team supports bank management with regular economic monitoring and macroeconomic modeling/forecasting. The team further maintains local databases for economic and social statistics for use by Bank staff based in Tanzania and Washington D.C. Additionally, the MFM team also works closely with the Country Management Unit on a range of fiscal issues through Analytical products (AAA), lending operations and client advisory work.

The successful candidate will join the MFM team in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and will report to the Practice Manager, MFM (GMF07). In the day to day work will contribute mostly to the Tanzania MFM team but may also take part in various teams led by different Task Team Leaders as agreed in periodic work program discussions.

Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 3 year term appointment.

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Application deadline: July 6, 2017

Job opportunities at The Embassy of Ireland in Tanzania

Exciting Job Opportunities

The Embassy of Ireland is seeking to recruit two highly motivated and dynamic individuals to join its team and support the implementation of its Mission Strategy. The positions available are:
The Mission Strategy address all aspects of Ireland’s engagement in Tanzania and accredited institutions and countries. Its overall goal is to promote Ireland’s interests and values in Tanzania and the wider region and thereby contribute positively to Tanzania’s national development goals and Ireland’s wider international commitment to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. The strategy has as an Irish Aid programme goal the Achievement of a more equitable and prosperous society for all through a particular focus on realising the rights of poor women and girls. The programme has a strong focus on promoting women’s decision making, securing sustainable livelihoods, and improving health and nutrition.

For more background information, full job descriptions and terms and conditions, please visit the Embassy’s website at

Interested candidates should request an application form by sending an e-mail to embassydarjobs[at]dfa[dot]ie

To apply for the position applicants must submit (i) a completed application form; (ii) a cover letter stating the position they are applying for, outlining their suitability and their interest in working for the Embassy of Ireland; and (iii) their current Curriculum Vitae with a list of referees including current manager, to embassydarjobs[at]dfa[dot]ie by 12;00pm on Friday 7th July 2017.

Please note any personal information submitted will only be used for its intended purposes and will be destroyed when no longer needed. Any other processing or disclosure of personal data is not allowed other than in the exceptional circumstances provided for under the Data Protection Acts.

The Irish Embassy in Tanzania is an equal opportunities employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy expects to call shortlisted candidates for interview in August.

TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa

The first TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa, named “Development by Innovation” will be hosted from October 2 to October 13 2017 at TUM Campus Garching.

The Summer School aims to create innovative concepts for sustainable Energy, Water- and Food supply in interdisciplinary and international teams with students from African partner universities.

During the first week, TUM scientists will provide theoretical knowledge and teach active approaches regarding decentralized food, water and energy technologies and their utilization in Africa. The second week then allows for interdisciplinary student teams to put their knowledge into practice and develop a concept of application for a certain region in Africa. The concepts will be published and, potentially, presented at international symposia and conferences.

Graduate students and doctoral candidates from all recognized African universities and TUM students from the fields of energy or water engineering, economics, life science or social science with a strong focus on the energy-water-food-nexus who are fluent in English are able to apply.

The application deadline is 30 June 2017.

If you are interested in participating, please find more information on the homepage of the program.


Call for Young African Media Professionals

As part of the inclusion and mainstreaming of youth, the AUC will engage 10 young media professionals across the regions of Africa to consult with a demographic dividend expert on Africa’s demographic dividend agenda, and contribute to the narrative on the framing of the DD. The activity will entail the creation of a comprehensive media campaign strategy for the popularization of the demographic dividend among youth to facilitate ownership.

The proposed campaign will contribute to the discourse around the standardization and framing of the Demographic Dividend agenda to reflect the African reality. Framing the Demographic Dividend according to the realities of Africans will happen on the continental, regional and national levels, and will entail engagements with various stakeholders in Africa including Heads of States, Parliamentarians, Ministers, Private sector stakeholders, and the African Youth.
As a starting point, the AUC therefore proposes a comprehensive media campaign focusing on engagement with the African Youth, which will be owned and run by young Africans.

Why the consultation?

The consultation aims to provide a platform to launch continuous engagement of Africa’s young people in the discourse of framing the Demographic Dividend agenda to reflect the African reality. Specifically, the consultation aims to:
– Evaluate opportunities to engage young people, particularly non-conventional platforms and networks.
– Devise strategies for the provision of relatable information to young Africans on the Demographic Dividend, and stimulate awareness at the grassroots level.
– Empower audiences at different levels to understand and take ownership of the Demographic Dividend agenda.



Nomination open for THE EQUALS IN TECH AWARDS

The annual award by ITU and UN Women recognizes work around the globe helping to narrow the gender digital divide in three areas:

Initiatives focused on new legislation, policy frameworks or internal corporate strategy to improve women’s digital technology access, connectivity and security.

Initiatives encouraging more women in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and math), focusing on the development of more relevant content, and addressing and overcoming cultural and social barriers that women face when entering STEM education.

Initiatives that promote gender equality in ICT careers, especially initiatives where girls and women are cultivated as creators, developers, leaders and decision-makers.

Nominations are open from 16 June to 15 September 2017.


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship


  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens
Areas of research:
  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering research
  • Social sciences and/or humanities research
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies

Considers three equally weighted selection criteria: academic excellence, research potential, and leadership

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Nomination submission deadline: November 1, 2017

Nominate or Apply for The Global Teacher Prize 2018

The Global Teacher Prize is a US $1 million award presented annually to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession.

The prize serves to underline the importance of educators and the fact that, throughout the world, their efforts deserve to be recognised and celebrated. It seeks to acknowledge the impacts of the very best teachers – not only on their students but on the communities around them.

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Consultancy: Evaluation and Baseline Survey of Integrated Livelihoods, Camp Management and Protection Projects In Nduta, Mtendeli and Nyarug

Focus of the Evaluation and Baseline Survey

The proposed Evaluation is focusing on two closely related projects: a) The DFID funded “Enhancing a Protective Environment through Community Driven Mechanisms in Camps for Refugees in Tanzania” and b) The ECHO (phase one) funded “Enhancing protective environment for Burundian refugees in Northwestern Tanzania”. The proposed Baseline survey focuses on the ECHO (Phase two) project and is primarily intended to establish baseline targets for the key performance indicators. The ECHO Phase one evaluation is closely linked to the Baseline for ECHO phase two in the sense that some of the indicators being measured in the former will constitute the baseline targets for the latter. Indeed, the interventions in both projects are more or less similar.

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Call for PostDoc (2), PhD (30), MPhil/MSc. Research Fellowships (8) at SACIDS

The SACIDS Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Southern and Eastern Africa is looking for highly qualified and motivated young, bright African scientists with an ambition for research excellence leadership in infectious diseases to undertake research that will contribute to health, food, livelihoods and environment securities at African community, national, regional and continental levels and thereby to the global health and food security agendas.

SUALISA short course for June 2017

Sokoine University of Agriculture Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (SUALISA) would like to announce to the SUA community that it would be offering the following short courses in statistics using statistical software from 27th June 2017 to 30th June 2017 at iAGRI building between 4pm and 6pm. You are all invited to attend.

The registration fee is 5,000/=Tshs, per a course. Registration would be made upon your arrival in a venue at iAGRI building. Please contact Fauster Mwenda via the following address to confirm your participation and your course of interest:

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0753-478123

Who should attend? Postgraduate students and instructors are highly encouraged to attend. You are all welcomed to attend.

How you will benefit from the course(s): Each course is a two-hour course, which will provide participants with practical skills to be able to effectively implement a real-life related problem needing statistical skills application.

Venue: The venue for all of these courses would be in iAGRI building

Info source:

METI Government of JAPAN, Japan Internship Program

Your chance to find a new career in Japan!

By doing internships in Japan, young people from developing countries can study overseas business strategies at Japanese company headquarters and acquire the skills and expertise of Japanese companies, becoming trained as global leaders capable of working in Japan, in their home countries, and in the wider world in future.

TechCrunch startup competition in Africa


Startups must fit into one of three categories (social good, productivity and utility, gaming and entertainment) to participate. Five startups in each category will be selected to join us on stage for the Battlefield Africa in Nairobi.
Apart from clear relevance to one of the three themes, qualifying startups should:
  • Be early-stage companies in “launch” stage
  • Be a resident from our eligible countries
  • Have a fully working product/beta, reasonably close to or in production
  • Have received limited press or publicity to date
  • Have no known intellectual property conflicts
More info at

DEADLINE: July 14, 2017 at 5pm PST

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Following the inaugural HealthTech Innovation Challenge, we are once again bringing together startups, life sciences companies and healthcare organizations to tackle the world's biggest healthcare issues.

The HealthTech Innovation Challenge is part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program—which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs and more. Through it we support innovative technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare.

More info at

Bayer Foundation: International Fellowship Program - Promoting Talents Across Borders

The Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines. Its goal is to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”.

The Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer tailored financial support. Important requirements for the support: The project to be supported must be innovative and international. Scholarships are granted to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad or to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.

The next round of applications must be submitted between June 1 and July 18, 2017. Here you can view the application form in advance.


JFTC Essay Competition 2017

Free trade aims to achieve economic development by promoting free transactions of goods and services in a global economy which is becoming increasingly interdependent. On the other hand, protectionist movements also have been emerging, criticizing free trade for giving rise to increases in economic disparity and unemployment. As a result, growing arguments are being made on both sides for the advantages and disadvantages of a free trade system.
  1. What advantages are people around the world gaining through free trade, and, to the contrary, what are the disadvantages?
  2. What kinds of measures are conceivable in order to further increase the advantages while reducing the disadvantages?
  3. In addition, what should “those concerned” do in order to achieve these measures?
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Deadline September 8, 2017

Call for applications: INK Fellows Program 2017

The INK Fellows Program brings together a young, global and cross-disciplinary community of path-breakers who we believe will be the shapers of tomorrow. Every year, INK identifies the minds that are redefining their field of work, and the world around them. The Program aims to provide them the support necessary to leverage their impact. The INK Fellows Program is an initiative of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Ixoraa Media Private Limited. Tata Trusts is a key partner of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation in supporting the INK Fellows Program.
Our Mission

To bring together a community of game changers who have the courage to redefine the world through their imaginative ideas and creative thinking. Being an INK Fellow provides the peer-support necessary to take brilliant work to the next level.
Benefits to Fellows

Tell your story to the world

Learn how to tell your stories to the world and let us give you an audience that want to hear them.
Master the art of storytelling through in-depth coaching and bring your ideas to center stage at the INK Conference and other INK events worldwide.

Amplify impact

We provide you audiences and platforms to help increase your impact.
  • Talks delivered by Fellows from the Conference, are promoted on INK’s digital platforms - and YouTube.
  • Exposure on INK's social media channels throughout the Fellowship year and beyond.
  • Opportunity to be a Fellow with partner organizations.
  • Fellows are eligible to apply for INK’s Fellowship grant.
Unlock your potential

Learn from some of the world’s game changers on best practices and more.
  • Learn from some of the world’s gamechangers on best practices and more 
  • Fellows Mentor Connect and expert workshops.
  • Meet a powerful network of innovators who you can work with on collaborative efforts.
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Call for applications: Women In Africa Entrepreneurs’ Hub 2017

WIA CLUB PHILANTHROPY is a non-profit structure aiming at supporting and funding businesses led or managed by African women, through two main projects : the Women in Africa Entrepreneurs Hub and the Women in Africa Revelations Night.

The Entrepreneurs’ Hub is an exhibition space dedicated to women entrepreneurs during the WIA Club Annual Meeting/Regional meetings. It provides 15 to 20 women entrepreneurs with great visibility and access to high-level decision-makers and investors’ network.
Apply to Women Entrepreneurs Hub 2017


The companies or initiatives meeting the following criteria can apply to the Entrepreneurs’ Hub:
• Companies or initiatives based in one of the 54 African countries.
• Created or managed by an African woman.
• With a strong market traction (turnover, number of users, funds raised)


We will select the most innovative and high-growth potential companies or initiatives with already proven traction:
• Innovative product, service or technology and/or a strong human impact.
• With a first traction on the market (turnover, number of users, raised funds…).
• Proven business model, scalability.
• Large growth potential (in own country, Africa and globally).
• Ambitious team with deep execution skills.

Scholarship Program for Leadership Development

MINDS (Mandela Institute for Development Studies) scholarships are awarded to meritorious applicants following a rigorous selection process. To be considered for a MINDS scholarship, you must:
  • Be a national of an African country, residing in any African country; 
  • Have been formally accepted by one or more MINDS preferred institution/s to pursue postgraduate studies within the following year;
  • Have obtained at least 70% in each subject/ course in the last two completed years of study;
  • Produce evidence of demonstrated leadership abilities or potential guided by the questions/ requirements set out in the application form;
  • Submit a complete online application form (see below) with the required supporting documentation.
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Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship in Tropical Coastal Marine Research

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Job: Deputy Country Director - Clinton Health Access Initiative, Tanzania

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 06 Jul 2017

About the Clinton Health Access Initiative:

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world. CHAI's solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its inception, CHAI's programs have helped more than 11.8 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medicines, saving the global health community billions of dollars.

In Tanzania, we are trusted advisors to the Ministry of Health and we provide technical assistance and support across a number of work streams, including HIV/AIDS, Vaccines, Malaria, family planning and Health Financing.

For more information, visit us at:

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding leadership and management qualities to fill the position of Deputy Country Director (DCD). We are looking for a goal-oriented, personable and collaborative Manager who understands and respects cultural subtleties. Based in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), the DCD will work closely with the Country Director (CD) to oversee CHAI's strategic vision and direction in Tanzania. As part of the senior leadership team, and reporting to the CD, the DCD will oversee and manage the day-to-day financial, administrative, and human resource functions of CHAI Tanzania operations. The DCD will help the CD in representing the office, in liaising with CHAI headquarters and global teams, as well as donors, and in-country partners. Additionally, the DCD will spend ~50% of his/her time managing country program portfolios, as designated by the CD.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Support the CD in defining the Country Team's overall strategy, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact
  • Establish and maintain robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies and are in compliant with local law.
  • Oversee the financial management of the office, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, audits, cash allocations, and budget forecasting and planning.
  • Manage administrative team to ensure proper office functioning for security, logistics and finance
  • Support the CD in human resources management, including recruitment, management of existing staff, ensuring adequate on-boarding for new staff and identify staff training needs and professional development opportunities.
  • Oversee internal management of the office's daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI's legal, security, and financial teams.
  • Assist the CD to ensure that programs are implemented with sound managerial, technical, financial and overall programmatic practices, and that the processes and activities adhere to the organizational policies, legal and contractual obligations, and donor standards.
  • Plan and execute specific programmatic initiatives as assigned by the Country Director
  • Provide high-quality technical assistance to the government as needed/requested, and nurture a trusted relationship with government partners, and potential donors (corporate, multi-lateral, public).
  • Identify and establish additional partnerships as appropriate.
  • Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with program staff
  • Coordinate regular program meetings with staff and provide training, feedback and mentoring
  • Support fundraising efforts, including new program development, proposal and concept note development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors
  • Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent CHAI at public forums
  • Maintain appropriate bi-directional communication with CHAI headquarters to ensure that CHAI's global capabilities are being fully leveraged
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in the country
  • Undertake other country tasks as the CD may direct from time to time
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred, and experience in a public health-related field
  • At least 5 years of work experience in the private or public sector, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
  • Experience conceiving, planning and executing complex programs or projects with verifiable results
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work through sensitive political contexts and develop strong relationships with government officials and multilateral organizations
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision; set priorities, delegate and work independently
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
  • Ability to mentor and lead teams for strong consistent performance
  • Ability to work with limited budgets and human resources without extensive structural or operational support
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
  • Knowledge of global healthcare systems
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

How to apply: Apply Online, click here.

Job: Technical Director - Freedom House, Tanzania

Organization: Freedom House
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 7 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.


Freedom House seeks a Technical Director for an anticipated five-year project in Tanzania on Data Driven Advocacy. This project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, will improve and sustain Tanzanian civil society’s ability to advocate for, and influence policy on, key national-level issues.

The Technical Director will work in close collaboration with the Chief of Party (CoP) and other staff to provide strategic and technical input to the project. S/he will be responsible for program implementation and overseeing the quality and accuracy of technical interventions and results conducted under the project. The Technical Director will carefully monitor and evaluation all programming to ensure that women/youth inclusion and engagement are core aspects of the project. This position is based in Dar es Salaam and reports to the Chief of Party in Tanzania.

Note: This position is contingent on funding.


Responsible for strategic and technical inputs of the project;
  • Represent the project with USAID/Tanzania, Government of Tanzania (GoT), other donors, and key stakeholders as assigned;
  • Effectively address problems and challenges that may arise during project performance with the project’s CoP;
  • Responsible for timely and accurate delivery of all reports and other program products;
  • Responsible for the quality, cost, and timeliness of performance of all work performed under the project;
  • Monitor and evaluate processes, and write program reports to ensure completion of project objectives;
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations;
  • Network and liaise with consultants, members of governments, civil society organizations, international and regional bodies, and private funders;
  • Develop advocacy initiatives to support human rights in Tanzania;
  • Required to travel to project sites within the region;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Master’s degree in international development, rule of law, public policy, political science, public administration, human rights, or any other social sciences relevant to the project;
  • At least 8 years of senior-level experience in programming related to human rights, evidence-based advocacy, and coalition building;
  • Demonstrated experience working on youth and/or gender programming, preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing partner sub-grants;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing M&E systems including target setting, data collection, and reporting
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in building and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide network of institutional partners and stakeholders, including host governments, civil society partners, and donors;
  • Fluency in English oral communication and strong writing skills are required;
  • Working-level fluency in spoken and written Kiswahili preferred;
  • Experience in challenging environments and flexibility to apply lessons learned from other contexts;
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, and other donor approaches to civil society development;
  • Demonstrated financial management experience including preparing and managing budgets, contracts, and negotiations, and subgrant management;
  • Ability to use productivity software such as MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; and Microsoft Excel.
  • Office located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Frequent travel within East and Horn of Africa and occasional travel to the U.S.
  • General office equipment including, but not limited to: personal computer, telephones, facsimile machines, calculator and photocopier
How to apply:


We invite qualified candidates to submit an online application and upload a resume and cover letter.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only candidates authorized to work in the Tanzania without any restrictions need apply.


Job: Deputy Director of Programme Implementation - Save the Children, Tanzania

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 18 Jun 2017

Deputy Director of Programme Implementation

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Deputy Director of Programme Implementation (DDPI) Jointly oversees all programme implementation and operational support to our programme activities. This is a senior level role contributing to the oversight of 4 existing field offices in Dodoma/Singida, Shinyanga, Songwe, our emergency response programme in Kigoma Region, as well as operations oversight and direction to the Zanzibar programme. There are also programmes based from, and in Dar es Salaam. The incumbent will directly support the programmes in Songwe, Shinyanga and two of the programmes based from Dar on Education and ARSHR, as well as the Partnerships Manager.

As a member of the ESMT the Deputy Director of Programme Implementation helps create a positive, inclusive, proactive and accountable working environment within the country office.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: : Dar es Salaam with 25 -35% travel to field locations

Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior management experience in a development (INGO/NGO/Donor) environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programmes
  • Master’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Robust experience of NGO programme cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure
  • A very good understanding of at least 3 of the sectoral programmes and a working knowledge of the programme priorities of the Country Office
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors
  • Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills -fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Job: Comic Relief Programme Manager, Save the Children - Tanzania

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Comic Relief Programme Manager

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Comic Relief Programme Manager will provide strategic leadership and is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Comic Relief programme and to represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other agencies operating in Songwe and at Dar es Salaam level.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: Dar es Salaam with regular visits to Mbozi, Songwe

Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Policy or equivalent fields.
  • Minimum five years of relevant area work experience in leading design and implementation of development programmes (a background in education/early childhood development programming is desirable but not essential).
  • Experience of leading complex, innovative and adaptive programmes within a context of wider sector change.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs, beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability.
  • Substantial budget holding responsibilities – experience of managing an annual budget of approximately $500,000.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven leadership skills – previous experience of line managing staff.
  • High level report writing skills in English.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Call for Consultancy - Assessment of rehabilitation needs of torture survivors in Kigoma region, Tanzania

The purpose of the investigation is to assess the need for rehabilitation of torture survivors in this area in light of currently available services for rehabilitation; and to assess the capacity needs for DIGNITY to provide such support.
  • Assessment Objectives
Objective 1: Understand the situation of refugees in Kigoma region in terms of presence of torture survivors, rehabilitation needs and available rehabilitation services. Specific questions include:

a. What is the general set-up of refugees in the district (refugee population size and profile, legal status, who are the service providers and what is the role of the government, etc.)? How long are refugees expected to stay in the area and where do they tend to go after departure? Is there refoulment?

b. What information is available on exposure to torture among the refugees? What is the general nature of the torture experienced (common perpetrators, victims, methods and year of torture, etc.)?

c. What mental health services are available to torture survivors among the refugees (Who provides the service? What does it consist of? Who pays for it? How long has the service existed and how long will it continue to exist?)? How are these services assessed by users and providers?

d. Is there a need for DIGNITY support to rehabilitation in the area? Where is the need? What is the ‘niche’ that could be filled by DIGNITY? Which potential service providers could DIGNITY partner with to offer rehabilitation to torture survivors in the area?

Objective 2: Assess the required capacity needs for DIGNITY to offer rehabilitation support in Kasulu district.

Specific questions include:

a. What is the scope of work needed by DIGNITY?
b. What clinical and/or psycho-social capacity is needed to offer support?
c. What other capacities are required and beneficial for DIGNITY to have in order to deliver those services?
  • Scope of Work and Activities
Desk study to collect as much information as possible in response to the above questions
Interview key DIGNITY staff to collect information on DIGNITY’s work and capacities
Field visit to observe camp(s) and services and interview key partners and service providers

More info at

Deadline: 30th June 2017.

Job: Water Resources Integration – Chief of Party – WARIDI, Tanzania

Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Jul 2017

Tetra Tech ARD ( is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for the Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) program.

The Tanzania Water Resources Integration Development Initiative (WARIDI) is a key activity of USAID/Tanzania which seeks to achieve improvements in health, water resources management, agriculture, and climate change adaptation in Tanzania. The five-year WARIDI activity promotes state of the art approaches in the management of water-related resources and services in select districts of the Rufiji and Wami-Ruvu river basins. This position will be full time and based in Morogoro, Tanzania.


The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall implementation of USAID/WARIDI. The COP provides quality assurance and quality control of all program deliverables as well as leadership, supervision, and direction to the project’s field implementation team. The COP is the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, GOT and other partners and provides overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP also provides comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline including environmental sciences, water resources, health and sanitation, and/or international development;
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years of managerial experience in international development, preferably as Chief of Party on large USAID programs of similar magnitude and complexity in East Africa;
  • Demonstrated experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), governance, livelihoods, Private Public Partnerships etc.;
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to engage a wide range and levels of organizations and stakeholders;
  • Proven team building and leadership skills and outstanding management and reporting skills;
  • Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of working in East Africa; * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) of the English language
How to apply:

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
  • A current CV in reverse chronological format;
  • A list of at least 5 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference;
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech ARD’s ad posted.

Apply on-line at:

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.

Job: Area Manager Kibondo


The Area Manager represents the Danish Refugee Council at Kibondo level and has the direct responsibility for the management, implementation and continued development of the program in the area. The AM will directly manage program and support teams in the three program locations of Nduta and Mtendeli camps, and ensure the quality and effectiveness of the CCCM, protection, and livelihoods programming. The AM will play a key role in the identification of new program opportunities for DRC in working with displacement-affected communities in Kibondo and is expected to seek further funding for the programme with support from the Deputy Country Director.

More info at

Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Call for applications: Course on Malaria

Malaria Course Bagamoyo, Tanzania

Swiss TPH in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) will conduct a Malaria Course in Bagamoyo, Tanzania from September 25 to October 20, 2017. The aim of the course is to strengthen competences of actors involved in the fight against malaria in endemic countries.
  1. Course objectives include, building capacity by reinforcing knowledge and expertise of persons involved in the care of patients, in control programmes or in research activities in the field of malaria.
  2. Developing competence in self‐ and e‐learning.
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to manage malaria issues more effectively and to develop basic training courses and material in their home institutions.

Get more details about this course here: Program MCTZ_25Sep-20Oct2017_call for applications_finalMCTZ2017_advertisement final and here: MCTZ2017_advertisement final

Job: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - World Vision, Tanzania


The M&E officer position in the Empowered Worldview project will be responsible for ensuring project designs, quality and reporting is up to date. In addition the position will be responsible for all aspects of knowledge management for the project and ensure that success stories, reports, and evaluations are undertaken as part of evidence and learning to inform quality programming. He/she will work with work with all National office EWV focal persons/THRIVE managers to identity, collect and share impact stories with the Support Offices to enhance further marketing

See more at:

Application Deadline Date:20-June-2017

Job: Program Coordinator - Tanzania (Doctors with Africa CUAMM)

Organization: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 07 Jul 2017

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy. Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, actually CUAMM is working in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda** implementing healthcare projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.

JOB TITLE Program Coordinator

JOB LOCATIONS Tanzania, Dar es Salaam with short missions in Ruvuma and Simiyu district


START DATE September 2017

University Degree in Medicine, Nursing or equivalent title
Specialisation, Master or equivalent title in Public Health
Previous experience of Public Health in Developing Countries
At least 3 years of experience in projects coordination, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and grant management with NGOs; experience of management of nutrition projects will be an asset
Excellent knowledge of English and preferable good knowledge of Kiswahili
Good coordination and institutional relations skills
Availability to travel frequently

The candidate coordinates regional PMs and is responsible for the program and relations with the donor and local health institutions. In particular, he/she will:
plan the interventions, collaborating with the PMs
  • monitor the progress of expected activities
  • prepare reports required by donor and local authorities
  • support project managers for training activities about information system and improve data collection and analysis
  • improve planning and monitoring skills at regional and district level
  • collaborate on awareness-raising activities at Community level
  • support operational research
  • produce scientific evidence for informed planning
How to apply:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Selection interviews will take place at Cuamm (Padua) or at Country offices in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
The NGO does not cover travel expences for selection.

Job: Livelihoods Manager - Danish Refugee Council, Tanzania


The Livelihoods Manager will be responsible for designing, coordination, implementation, monitoring and follow up of DRC Tanzania’s livelihoods programming (focusing initially on cash transfer and voucher activities/projects and sustainable livelihood in the early stage of emergency). The overall strategic objective of the livelihoods programme is to develop durable solutions for conflict-affected populations in refugee settlements and in Kibondo region (refugees and host communities). He/she will furthermore play a significant role in sectoral coordination with other stakeholders including local and state authorities, livelihood and cash working groups, other INGOs, private sectors and other partners involved in the project.

Application deadline: June 21st, 2017

MSc. Scholarship under the UMFULA project at SUA, Tanzania

Click the following highlighted words to open a link that will download a document containing detailed information: MSc. Scholarship under the UMFULA project

Job Openings at the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania

The Human Resources (HR) Office in the Department of State Dar es Salaam manages the Employment Program for all agencies represented in the Mission.

General Information on Recruitment

Applicants for employment must be at least 18 years of age. Based on local prevailing practice, the Mission has also established a mandatory retirement age of 60 for any employee covered by the Local Compensation and Benefits Plan. Such employees over age 60 cannot be covered by the Mission’s pension and risk benefits programs.

The Selection Process
  1. Short listing and interviews are normally completed within six weeks of the closing date. Please assume that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date.
  2. We will indicate on our vacancy announcement any job requirement which may require testing before final short-listing is completed and interviews are scheduled. You will be required to come to one of our HR Offices (depending on the location of the job) in person for testing.
  3. If the interview panel determines that you are the best person for the job, your previous employers will be contacted and asked to provide employment references for you prior to a conditional offer of employment being made.
  4. If you are not successful in the interview process, please be advised that we are unable to provide feedback to you about your interview.
Employment Offers
  1. If you are selected for a position with the Mission, you will receive a conditional offer of employment which includes a breakdown of the salary and benefits offered as well as general information about terms and conditions of employment. After you accept our conditional offer, no changes can be made at a later time to the salary and benefits package. After acceptance of the conditional offer, you will be provided with medical and security forms which must be completed within five work days and returned to the HR Office
  2. Candidates should never resign from their current employment until they receive a final offer from HR. The final offer letter means that you have successfully completed the medical and security clearance requirements.

UNESCO Hamdan Prize - Call for submissions

The UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers was created in 2008 to support the improvement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Education for All goals, which is one of UNESCO’s priorities.

Awarded every two years, the Prize is generously supported by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum of the United Arab Emirates. It amounts to US $300,000, which is equally divided between three winners whose projects aim at improving worldwide the performance and effectiveness of teachers.

The winners are selected by an International Jury composed of five distinguished professionals chosen for their high-level of knowledge and experience in teacher-related issues.

The Prize will be awarded for the 5th time at a ceremony that will take place during World Teachers’ Day celebrations at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 5 October 2018.

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2017-2018 Prize is 31 October 2017.

To submit a nomination, please download the guide, the application form and the nomination form.

Download the Statutes of UNESCO-Hamdan Prize.

Job: Tanzania Team Leader - Go Make A Difference (Go MAD)

Go MAD is a Christian charity offering volunteers the opportunity to serve in development projects in rural Tanzania. We partner with local Anglican Churches, schools, community health projects and orphanages.

Working alongside one other colleague, you will be managing our in country operations in collaboration with the UK office and Tanzanian partners. You will be supporting volunteers working on community projects and managing in country staff. With oversight of the daily running of the house, vehicles and country finances. Providing pastoral care and spiritual leadership through daily reflections with our teams.

We are recruiting a team of two people for this position; one male, one female. Both couples and single individual applicants will be considered.

This role is non-salaried, although some costs are covered. All Go MAD in Tanzania team members seek Gods provision for their needs. Resources and advice will be given in support of this.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for a Christian for this role.

Commencing: October/November 2017.

Based: Musoma, Tanzania

Download application forms at (the source)

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GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact.

Apply by 16 July 2017

Round 2 of the Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund opened on 1 June 2017 and all pitches are due by 16 July 2017 at 11.59pm GMT.
For the second round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups operating in the Sharing Economy, and/or developing services for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

For more details, please watch our video below, and refer to our Terms & Conditions. For any further questions, please contact [email protected]

Become an IAS 2017 Youth Ambassador

You are registered for IAS 2017 and are under 25 years old? Write a message to [email protected] and tell us why you want to become a Youth Ambassador. The strongest applicants will be invited to join the Youth Ambassadors activities at IAS 2017, such as abstract writing training, meetings with top-level scientists and plenary speakers, communications training, as well as a career forum to discuss your career pathway in the field of HIV. The deadline for applications is Friday, 23 June 2017, 24:00 CET.

About the Youth Ambassadors programme
A dedicated programme at every International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science to ensure that the voices of young people living with HIV, young activists and researchers are heard at international meetings and that young people are provided with opportunities to strengthen their research and advocacy skills.


WB Young Professionals Program (YPP)

The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program will open from June 14 – July 28, 2017.
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Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions

*Please note: you may only enter one of the below competitions. Once you have successfully submitted your images into one of the below, you will not be able to enter the other competitions.
  • Professional - 10 categories, judged on a body of work (Deadline: 13:00 GMT - January 11, 2018) 
  • Open - 10 categories, rewarding the best single images (Deadline: 13:00 GMT - January 4, 2018) 
    • National Awards - Entries submitted to the Open competition are automatically entered into the National Awards based on nationality
  • Youth - for all photographers aged 12-19, a single image responding to one brief (Deadline: 13:00 GMT - January 4, 2018)
  • Student Focus - for those studying photography (Deadline: 13:00 GMT - December 4, 2017)
Click here to find out more.

Apply to speak at the UNCCD COP13 Youth Forum!

8 – 10 September 2017 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China

Young people are an important force toward the development of a sustainable world.

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) secretariat recognizes the important roles youth play in combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management (SLM). Empowering young people to protect and restore degraded ecosystems will lead to green innovations that will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, reaching SDG15.3 land degradation neutrality.

The UNCCD secretariat invites all young people and youth organization representatives to apply to speak and participate in the international UNCCD Youth Forum at its 13th Conference of the Parties (COP 13). The theme this year is "land, youth and sustainability."

Application Deadline: 26 June 2017

Learn how to apply

Apply Now!

The Forum will be the platform for youth to:
Voice their commitments toward achieving land degradation neutrality
Build their capacities and opportunities to work toward combating desertification, land degradation and drought
Share their experiences in combating desertification

For more information contact Marcos Montoiro at [email protected] or Jenny Choo at [email protected] .


Call: Euromena Awards

Euromena Consulting is delighted to launch the first edition of its Euromena Awards. Start-ups initiatives have been proliferating worldwide and Africa shows huge potential for innovation and disruptions. Euromena team is composed of entrepreneurs who have been working in the region for years. The Awards represent an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation.

Euromena Consulting’s prize is about discovering and bringing to the world the many innovative talents Africa boasts of. Our competition is about creativity, innovation, development and social matter.

Our aim is to reward African start-ups promoting ICT and social development in Africa. The first awards ceremony will be held in Abidjan on November 24th, 2017.


Your project will be assessed by a jury of professionals and the finalists will be welcomed to the ceremony.

The jury is composed of ICT professionals, industry experts, media and institutions.


A € 10,000 financial reward will be shared among the 3 candidates shortlisted by the jury. You might be one of them!

The winner will receive € 5,000, and 3,000 and 2,000 are intended for the 2nd and 3rd laureates, respectively.


The winner will receive 6 months support from Euromena Consulting to contribute to its development

This includes a customized support for 6 months, adapted to the winner’s needs… (Market studies, Business plan, coaching, etc.).


Conditions to fulfill

The Euromena Awards are intended for companies or projects:
  • Related to Africa and/or established in the region
  • Operational, or on the verge of launching
  • Innovative projects, with social, economic, environmental and/or societal impact
If you fulfill those conditions, you will find below the application process
  • Download and fulfill the application form below
  • Gather required elements (project description, business plan, impact on the society, etc.)
  • Send the consolidated file to: [email protected]
Euromena is waiting for your project. You want to take it to the higher level? Let us make it happen!

Click here to download the Application Form

Job: Training and resource center coordinator (M/F) Tanzania - Dar-es-Salaam

Organization: Médecins du Monde
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations. MdM currently works in 44 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction associated with drug use, emergencies and crisis.MdM has been working in Tanzania since 1992 on HIV/AIDS development projects. Since 2010, MdM has implemented a Harm Reduction program in Temeke District focused on HIV and Hepatitis prevention among people who inject drugs (PWID). MdM program now focuses on sustaining and scaling up harm reduction across the city of Dar-es-Salaam through its training and resource center, which proposes notably technical assistance to partners.

In Kenya, the program started in 2014 and it was settled in Nairobi. In 2017, the program will focus on: a Drop In Centre (DIC) & outreach services offering prevention and access to HIV, HBV, HCV and STI testing/care and treatment + referral system. The empowerment of self-help support groups and networks. The capacity building of local, national and regional stakeholders. The advocacy campaigns/workshops for the promotion of an adapted and holistic approach to HR services.**


As the TRC coordinator you will work under direct supervision of the Tanzania general coordinator and bring occasional support to the Kenya program and mission. In Kenya you will work under the responsibility of the Kenya-Somalia general coordinator.

As the training and resource center coordinator your main responsabilities will be to:

At regional level
  • ensure the quality of the training component of the programs and standardise full pedagogical approach of the TRCs (alongside with the respective tools/training plans/evaluation) for Tanzania and Kenya
  • support the design and implementation of MdM strategy in terms of dissemination of HR model in Tanzania, Kenya and Eastern Africa in collaboration with General Coordinators (Tanzania / Kenya), Program Coordinators (Tanzania / Kenya) and HQ
In Kenya
  • support the HR Nairobi team (via regular travel and distant support) to build its training strategy, curricula and plan
  • support the HR Nairobi team in the recruitment of training positions
  • participate in program proposal and reports writing, in documentation, in preparation and follow up of the programs budgets
  • participate to the elaboration and development of the national strategy
In Tanzania
  • lead the development and design of the Tanzania training strategy, programs curricula and plans
  • coach TRC managers in management tasks, prioritisation and planning
  • develop resources, materials, approaches and modules according to the needs identified
  • set up partnerships with other (training) institutions in Tanzania; to identify, create and train a pool of national trainers
  • build training and service implementation capacity of local partners & involve them in TRC activities
  • set collaborative priorities and make realistic plan for TRC with focus on technical assistance to implementing partners
  • support training manager, trainers and peer educators to better organise training sessions (especially needs assessment, adults training methodologies, evaluation)
  • capitalize good practices and tools of the program and contribute to develop a blog/webpage for the TRC (similar to the knowledge hub website), as well as brochures promoting training offers
  • take lead in the development and review of IEC materials for the programme
  • lead work on documentation of the HR models in Tanzania
  • facilitate the documentations for standard operating procedures (SOPs) & operational guidelines on identified programmatic areas (example- primary health care for People who use drugs, drop-in centres etc.)

Status : Employee

Contract : Fixed-term contract

Duration : 6 months

The position is based in Dar Es Salam with regular visits to Kenya. To be filled as soon as possible.

Single posting


Professional Experience
  • Extensive experience in building pedagogical tools and curricula
  • Extensive experience in adult learning and training
  • Experience of building capacity of NGOs
  • Experience in working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams
  • Experience in Harm Reduction or HIV Programming is a plus
  • Required Skills
  • Extensive theoretical and practical background in adults training, pedagogy
  • Knowledge on Harm Reduction, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C prevention, care and treatment is a plus
  • Proven experience in capacity building with multicultural partners
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills
  • Ability to work in strong collaboration with different level of constraints and interlocutors
  • Languages
  • Fluently spoken and written English is essential
  • Swahili and french is a plus
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.

MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

How to apply:

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