CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Global Scholars are researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.

Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment. Scholars’ research must align with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.

To apply, refer the program details at https://www.cifar.ca/global-scholars

The submission deadline is May 23, 2017.

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

About the Prize

Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab, a coordinated effort of four universities, have joined forces in creating the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Both Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab recognize that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and we need to incent our best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of research. Considering the difficult economic environment, we feel it is important to provide extra encouragement to young scientists as they begin their scientific careers. Each year, the grand prize winner will receive a prize of US$30,000; each of the three category winners will receive US$10,000. The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the three category winners will be published online. Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab look forward to reviewing the research findings from future entrants. Read more about the prize here.

Job: Sr. Country Representative, Tanzania

Organization: Pathfinder International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 01 Apr 2017

Position Purpose

The Sr. Country Representative coordinates, manages and increases visibility and funding for Pathfinder International programs in Tanzania. S/he prominently positions PI as a leader in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and as a successful partner in the development and cost effective implementation of bilateral, foundation and privately funded programs. The Sr. Country Representative works closely with Pathfinder International’s in-country and Headquarters staff to conceptualize and plan program development activities, diversify funding resources, and build on country and international best practices.

The Sr. Country Representative also provides strategic leadership and managerial oversight of the administrative, programmatic, technical, financial and operational aspects of Pathfinder International’s Tanzania Program**.

** S/he ensures that program objectives are met, all activities are responsive to the needs of the host country, and the program continues to advance and play a key role in contributing to Pathfinder International’s development within Tanzania.

Pathfinder International’s Tanzania program activities, in 7 regions of Mainland Tanzania and in Zanzibar include extensive community and clinical programs for family planning (including post-partum and post-abortion family planning), maternal and newborn health programs, population, health, and environment programs, prevention of sexual and gender-based violence, and advocacy programs to establish the centrality of family planning in enabling Tanzania to harness the demographic dividend.

Key Responsibilities

Organizational Representation
  • Serve as the primary representative for Pathfinder International on all matters related to the Country Program. Meet regularly with donors, partners, local Government agencies, and other key stakeholders to share progress, accomplishments, and challenges.
  • Be a vigilant voice for justice for reproductive rights and health.
  • Work to remove policy impediments in reproductive health and rights and to foster and forge improvements.
  • Use Pathfinder’s Strategic Plan to guide the development of country-specific strategies, create a timeline to implement strategy; contribute to organizational strategic goals, and continuously evaluate country level progress for achieving organizational strategic goals.
  • Provide periodic updates to the Pathfinder staff worldwide on the progress made, technical direction, approaches, challenges, successes, and lessons learned in managing the country Program.
  • In all matters, develop and foster a strong partner relationship with Headquarters to build a unified organization working in concert to achieve organizational goals
Strategy
  • Leads the development and execution of an integrated country strategy.
  • Use a participatory approach to developing and updating the Country strategic plan, ensuring that programmatic directions are technically sound, evidence-based and consistent with Pathfinder’s country priorities.
  • Ensure local organizations are developed and strengthened to become successful, sustainable bodies to promote RH/FP in their respective communities and countries.
Administration
  • Implement administrative and financial operations of the country program, ensuring compliance and ethical standards, corporate philosophy, local laws and with Pathfinder International’s policy and contract provisions.
  • Develop management policies and procedures to ensure efficiency, quality, and all resources are in place, adhered to, and in compliance with local laws, donor rules and regulations.
  • Contract and manage local individuals/organizations for identified tasks according to donor and Pathfinder International procedures. Negotiate consultancy agreements, provide training and/or develop capacity of local partners in mandated program areas.
  • Ensure that security guidelines and procedures are established, maintained, updated regularly and adhered to by the Country team. Monitor the security situation and provide leadership for staff in emergencies.
  • Protect the organization’s resources and assets and ensure that they are used efficiently in furtherance of PI mission and programs.
Human Resources Management
  • Build a culture and a work environment where every employee regardless of role/title feels s/he contributes to the larger purpose of reproductive health and rights.
  • Build a high performing team focusing resources on employee retention, professional development, organizational culture and staff morale.
  • Manage the HR function in the country ensuring Pathfinder policies and standards are maintained.
  • Hire and supervise the HR Manager in the development of local Handbooks, staff morale, customized policies, HR reports, procedures, systems, maintenance of personnel files and other legally required documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with local labor laws and practice.
  • Select, hire and supervise staff and subcontractors; assign roles and responsibilities, manage performance and monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
Program Management
  • Directs the successful programmatic, technical and financial implementation of the country’s programs and awards including the timely completion of high quality reports, work plans, performance objectives and other mandated deliverables.
  • Monitor the country program progress and achievements vis a vis the goals and objectives utilizing tools and methods developed by Pathfinder and in alignment with donor requirements.
  • Undertake travel within the Country as necessary for the development of new projects and monitoring of ongoing Program activities.
  • Partner successfully with PI’s Senior Program Director and Headquarters financial, technical, and program operations backstop officers by providing accurate and timely reporting and updates on the Program progress and difficulties.
  • Contribute to other country programs, provide technical assistance, support and foster cross country collaboration and fertilization. In addition, may provide regional support/oversight to neighboring countries/programs.
  • Serve on the Country Representative Council.
  • Promote and enable in-country staff to travel and assist other countries in service of professional growth and development as well as organizational capacity building.
  • Oversee all subgrantee relationships to ensure that subgrantees are accomplishing programmatic objectives and that both PI and the subgrantees comply with applicable rules and policies.
  • Document technical components of materials and Program achevements for communications materials such as annual reports, brochures, and website updates.
Financial Management
  • Develop and prepare the budget and manage expenses within approved budget.
  • Maintain all internal controls and ensure that the controls are operating effectively.
  • Report on financial results. Approve the monthly operating report.
Fundraising/Development
  • Maintain close working relationships with the Headquarters Director of Business Development and Director of Foundation Relations to implement regional program development strategies and to diversify funding resources.
  • Gather information/intelligence from the field on future and current funding opportunities and communicate these to Headquarters.
  • Monitor, identify, pursue and negotiate funding opportunities with various donors and partners to expand Pathfinder's in-country activities in close colaboration with New Business and Resource Development.
  • Maintain an awareness of the programs conducted by other international NGOs including but not limited to RH/FP, MNCH, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Promote Pathfinder International by attending meetings, delivering presentations and cultivating positive, productive relationships with donors, partners, Ministry of Health, and other governmental agencies.
  • Assist with the creation of proposal teams, and lead, manage and/or respond to proposals.
Basic Requirements
  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience managing mid-large scale donor funded Reproductive Health projects in developing and transitioning countries including operations and financial management experience in developing countries. Previous experience managing multiple projects, minimum of 3, with project budgets totaling $10 million or more.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in high level strategic visioning and leadership.
  • Proven record of successful fundraising from diverse public and private sources.
  • Strong business development expertise, including proposal writing and negotiation skills.
  • Hands-on experience working effectively with local, regional and central-level government authorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully fulfilling performance objectives, including the timely implementation and reporting of donor-funded program activities.
  • Proven experience working with a variety of donors and the diversity of requirements (regulations and administrative procedures) including USAID, multi-laterals, bi-laterals, and U.S. foundations.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating development and intervention activities in the health sector.
  • Direct senior staff supervision experience required.
  • In-depth knowledge of public and/or private health systems and decentralization of services in Reproductive Health.
  • Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills in English.
  • Proven ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country governments, and U. S. Government Agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, mentor and direct all levels of staff while creating a positive team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of the political, social, economic, and cultural context of working in Tanzania
  • Strong presentation skills including the ability to present results and products to USAID and other key stakeholders.
  • Proven track record in advocating for rights based approaches in reproductive health.
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to analyze finanical documents, projections, expenditures and accruals.
  • Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be fluent in English and Swahili
  • Position requires up to 25% in-country in-county travel depending upon project needs.
  • Occasional travel to the US Headquarters may be required.
How to apply: http://www.pathfinder.org/about-us/join-our-team/

Job: Evaluation Advisor, Tanzania Data for Development, Dar es Salaam

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Evaluation Advisor, Tanzania Data for Development, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Proposal Summary:
  • The anticipated, five-year USAID Tanzania Data for Development project will provide USAID/Tanzania with continuous support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, research and knowledge management to inform decision-making.
Position Summary:
  • MSI is seeking a Senior Evaluation Advisor to oversee the design and implementation of all evaluations, assessments and surveys over the life of the project.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide support in designing, implementing and utilizing performance and impact evaluations, sector assessments, baseline surveys, evaluation methodologies, and research methodologies.
  • Supervise project evaluation, capacity building and gender staff to ensure the effective operation of the project.
  • Work with project staff and other stakeholders to ensure the project's evaluation findings and recommendations are useful and used by stakeholders.
  • Function as acting Chief of Party as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in international development, social science, statistics or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in evaluation, assessment and/or research design and implementation.
  • 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.
  • Expertise in developing experimental and quais-experimental designs to evaluate international development programs.
  • At least 4 years of management/supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Kiswahili fluency desired.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: PI97065960: Apply Here
 Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

Job: Economist - The Mitchell Group, Tanzania

Organization: The Mitchell Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

The Mitchell Group (TMG) is an organization that has been providing a variety of international consulting services for over 29 years in the areas of M&E, Support Services, Financial Management and Grants, and Basic Education and Training. TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, we help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.

TMG is seeking a qualified Economist to provide evaluations/assessments/research support services for an upcoming three year USAID-funded Data for Development Task Order in Tanzania. The goal of this effort is to 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 Tanzanian institutions. The ideal candidate will assist with the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases.

Required Qualifications
  • The Economist must possess a PhD in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.
  • S/he must have at least 10+ years of professional experience and an understanding of issues related to sustainable economic development.
  • S/he must 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, required. East Africa experience, a plus.Fl
How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity please submit a copy of your most up to date resume with professional references to [email protected] with "Economist" in the subject line. Only finalist will be contacted.

Job: Statistician - The Mitchell Group, Tanzania

Organization: The Mitchell Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

The Mitchell Group (TMG) is an organization that has been providing a variety of international consulting services for over 29 years in the areas of M&E, Support Services, Financial Management and Grants, and Basic Education and Training. TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, we help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.

TMG is seeking a qualified Statistician to provide evaluations/assessments/research support services for an upcoming three year USAID-funded Data for Development Task Order in Tanzania. The goal of this effort is to 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 Tanzanian institutions. The ideal candidate 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.
Required Qualifications:
  • S/he must possess an advanced degree in the field of statistics, or a related field that includes robust quantitative analysis.
  • S/he must have at least seven years of professional experience in developing, leading, and analyzing survey instruments.
  • Must possess 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, required; East Africa experience, a plus.
How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity please submit a copy of your most up to date resume with three professional references to [email protected] with "**Statistician"** in the subject line. Only finalists will be contacted.

Job: Lead Field Supervisor/Facilitator - The Mitchell Group, Tanzania

Organization: The Mitchell Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

The Mitchell Group (TMG) is an organization that has been providing a variety of international consulting services for over 29 years in the areas of M&E, Support Services, Financial Management and Grants, and Basic Education and Training. TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, we help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.

TMG is seeking a qualified Lead Field Supervisor/Facilitator to provide evaluations/assessments/research support services for an upcoming three year USAID-funded Data for Development Task Order in Tanzania. The goal of this effort is to 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 Tanzanian institutions. The ideal candidate will
  • Coordinate all data collection and management of survey teams.
  • S/he will work closely with the other Key Personnel to design and implement surveys and focus groups that are included in the design of the evaluation.
  • The Lead Field Supervisor will also be responsible for operations and logistics.
Required Qualifications:
  • S/he must possess a graduate degree in statistics, international development, management, social science, or a relevant field.
  • S/he must have a minimum of seven years of experience leading teams in remote areas, designing focus group questions, and facilitating discussion groups.
  • S/he must 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. East Africa experience, a plus.
How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity please submit a copy of your most up to date resume and three professional references to [email protected] with " Lead Field Supervisor/Facilitator" in the subject line. Please no follow up phone calls or emails, only finalists will be contacted.

Job: Gender Specialist - The Mitchell Group, Tanzania

Organization: The Mitchell Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

The Mitchell Group (TMG) is an organization that has been providing a variety of international consulting services for over 29 years in the areas of M&E, Support Services, Financial Management and Grants, and Basic Education and Training. TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, we help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.

TMG is seeking a qualified Gender Specialist to provide evaluations/assessments/research support services for an upcoming three year USAID-funded Data for Development Task Order in Tanzania. The goal of this effort is to 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 Tanzanian institutions. The ideal candidate will
  • Provide oversight related to all aspects of gender data collection and analysis in the evaluation.
  • S/he will assist in the design of the evaluation methodology, including all focus group questions, surveys, and other data collection tools.
Required Qualifications:
  • The Gender Specialist must possess a graduate degree in gender studies, international development, development economies, or a related field.
  • S/he must have a minimum of seven years of experience in gender integration and agriculture or economic growth programming.
  • S/he must 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. East Africa experience, a plus.
How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity please provide a copy of your most up to date resume with three references to [email protected] with "Gender Specialist" in the subject line. Only finalists will be contacted.

Job: Africa Programme Director

Organization: International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) is an intergovernmental agency which receives its funding from 135 Member States as well as private foundations, corporations and individuals. ICCROM deals with cultural heritage conservation issues, including World Heritage, disaster risk management, sustainable development, and integrated approaches to conservation of cultural and natural heritage. ICCROM uses its unparalleled global network in training and other technical cooperation programmes worldwide.

Over the past 30 years, ICCROM has designed and implemented pioneering programmes for heritage conservation for museums and sites in Africa. ICCROM Strategy 2018-2023 sets ambitious targets for further expanding ICCROM’s role in Africa through training, research and policy formulation. This will entail implementation and delivery of practical conservation training and technical cooperation projects in partnerships with African institutions, UNESCO and others.

In the context of these specific goals, ICCROM intends to appoint an Africa Programme Director who will lead the development of fresh approaches, bringing innovation to ICCROM’s involvement in the conservation of the heritage in Africa.

The successful candidate will bring substantial experience in leading successful strategy design and planning, and will also possess a good understanding of cultural heritage issues in Africa. S/he will be a credible interlocutor with partners in the design of the strategy and high-impact projects and initiatives. A skilled communicator and leader, the Africa Programme Director will be highly effective in a multicultural context.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the authority and the direct supervision of the Director-General and as a member of the ICCROM senior management team, the Africa Programme Director will devise and implement a new ICCROM strategy for Africa, ensuring alignment of the strategy with the various programme and partnership development efforts. S/He will also spearhead innovative initiatives to deepen public and private donor engagement and leverage existing and new resources for maximum impact in Africa.

The Africa Programme Director will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of cooperation activities with Member States and African regional organizations, as well as the strengthening of partnerships for the conservation of African cultural heritage.

As needed and with the guidance of the Director-General, the Africa Programme Director will manage the planning and organizing of ad hoc expert group meetings, conferences, workshops, and similar gatherings, with a focus on: identification and determination of major issues for discussion, the selection of participants, the development of background documentation and the dissemination of results of such meetings. This especially includes the project management of a Global African Heritage Conference, a multi-partner event to be planned in 2017.
More specifically, the Africa Programme Director will:
  • Shape a strategic and intellectual orientation and provide intellectual leadership in the establishment of innovative programmes for ICCROM in Africa;
  • Formulate and implement the programme for Africa by determining the priorities and resource allocations for optimum realization of objectives related to training, research, technical cooperation and advocacy on cultural conservation issues and intergovernmental activities, and the timely production of deliverables over the next strategic cycle (2018-23);
  • Engage externally with key opinion formers to identify strategically relevant trends, information and data, analyzing it for relevance and feeding into overall thinking at ICCROM;
  • Coordinate the full range of ICCROM’s cooperation with African Member States, UNESCO including UNESCO field offices, the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and other UNESCO Category 2 Centres, the African Union (AU), other African IGOs and NGOs, academic partners, and bilateral partners and multilateral bodies that implement similar programmes for Africa, related or complementary to ICCROM’s;
  • Oversee the publication of analytical reports and other advocacy materials, ensuring they generate domestic and international pressure to foster cultural conservation in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Respond to and/or anticipate relevant news events in order to frame developing news stories through an Africa-relevant cultural conservation prism, advise senior management on effective responses and advocacy strategies, and project a cultural conservation perspective into coverage of key cultural issues, regionally, nationally and globally;
  • Represent the Organization at high-level meetings involving governments, UNESCO and other United Nations and multilateral organizations, as well as other relevant national, international and regional institutions;
  • Coordinate closely with the Chief Management Officer and other senior staff on resource mobilization and fundraising matters, including the establishment of new funding mechanisms, providing requested information, drafting reports to donors promoting the work of ICCROM as a whole, and actively soliciting and following up with potential new donors to achieve programme-specific fundraising goals;
  • Communicate regularly with the Director-General, his senior management team and other ICCROM officers to ensure the programme’s policies and objectives are aligned with the Organization’s focus;
  • Draft speeches and/or design presentation materials for delivery by the Director-General at key events, meetings and other external fora ensuring that ICCROM’s thinking, goals, objectives, strategies and/or policies on cultural conservation issues in Africa and ICCROM programmes are appropriately reflected in these materials;
  • Keep the Director-General advised on information received to ensure harmonization and linkages with institutional messaging in interactions with Member States, UNESCO, donors and other partners as well as ICCROM Governing Bodies;
  • Ensure that all writing produced is technically and intellectually sound, clear and objective in accordance with high standards of quality and in line with the Organization’s mandate and vision.
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • A minimum of 15 years of extensive, varied experience at the international level in areas such as cultural heritage conservation, preferably in the Africa context, strategy design and planning, resource mobilization and partnership development, advocacy, evaluation and/or comparable work. At least five years in a senior management position is required.
  • Proven experience in providing advice to senior officials in developing strategies and processes.
  • Specific experience in managing strategy development processes and demonstrated ability to innovate within multilateral organizations is a must.
  • Experience in soliciting and managing grants from major grant-giving foundations with a focus on Africa.
EDUCATION
  • Master’s degree in anthropology/ethnology, archeology, art history, African studies, cultural heritage conservation, public policy, social sciences, or a related area.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
  • Structured strategic thinking.
  • Integrity, maturity and commitment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate strong and productive relationships with stakeholders and partners across different sectors and in a multicultural setting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in one of ICCROM’s official languages (English or French) is required; fluency in the other language (oral and written) is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of public-private partnerships and funding mechanisms supporting Africa’s development agenda.
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills.
  • Capacity to serve as an effective spokesperson on African issues and to advocate for cultural heritage conservation is required.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure, demonstrating initiative and flexibility.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • In-depth knowledge of cultural conservation and development issues, including familiarity with challenges and opportunities facing African countries.
  • Strong desire to push creative concepts and identify key opportunities for advancing communications and advocacy strengths, and the partnership building required to ensure the success of ICCROM’s Africa Strategy.
  • Solid track record in developing research agendas and demonstrated ability in analyzing, formulating and communicating complex policies and strategies.
  • Track record of dealing with the media and cultivating relationships with journalists is required; experience with multimedia and social media is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with international cultural heritage conservation laws is desirable.
OTHER
  • Travel internationally on a frequent basis.
  • Carry out other duties as necessary.
How to apply:

Applications are to be sent in English or French to: [email protected], by 31 March 2017, by midnight CET. No phone calls or email inquiries please. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

The applications should state the assignment title and include the following documents:
  1. Cover letter addressing relevant experience
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Name and contact details of three professional references
  4. UN P11 Form (downloadable from our website)

ICCROM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Job: Team Leader, Building Sustainable Anti-Corruption Action in Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Palladium is seeking a Team Leader for an expected upcoming DFID Tanzania programme, Building Sustainable Anti-Corruption Action in Tanzania.

BSAAT will be a £11-13 million, 5-6 year programme and will aim to reduce elite incentives for corruption through a combination of improved deterrence in the criminal justice system, increased company transparency, governance of professional services, and collective actions that reshape social norms and expectations around corruption. The Team Leader acts as the central point of leadership for the programme. The Team Leader will be responsible for representing the programme with a range of Tanzanian partners, government stakeholders and external organisations and individuals, including regularly reporting to DFID, and maintaining strong working relationships with other DFID Tanzania anti-corruption programmes.

Relationship Management
  • Developing strong working relationships with the programme's contact points in the Tanzanian Government, DFID and other donor programmes in the anti-corruption space, and leading on reporting to them, through both formal and informal channels.
  • Manages relationships with the host country government, counterpart agencies, project partners and stakeholders and business partners.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the leadership of other development programmes, in particular DFID's and exploit complementarities and synergies between BSAAT and them where possible.
  • Develop strong working relationships and a regular dialogue on programme progress and challenges with relevant Palladium staff.
Strategy and Operational Planning
  • Lead with the Technical Director in the preparation of work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required.
Technical Management
Oversee political economy analysis of corruption in Tanzania
Ensure the programme translates political economy analysis into practical programming decisions
Ensure BSAAT adopts an adaptive management approach which regularly re-orientates programming based on what works and work does not work
Project Management
  • Provide guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all project activities, outputs and deliverables.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the effective implementation of work plans to ensure delivery is on time, within budget, meets Client and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant.
  • Monitor implementation progress; maintain up to date project logs and registers; work to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalate material issues and risks as appropriate.
  • Develop and implement plans for results measurement, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, value for money analysis and communication management.
  • Educated to university degree level or above, preferably holding a Master's degree
  • At least 10 years experience in managing teams and programmes delivering public sector reform or anti-corruption
  • Experience working with key government departments and institutions involved in anti-corruption
  • Experience working with donor (preferably DFID) funded programmes
  • Experience in Tanzania or East Africa
  • Strong expertise building and managing programmatic relationships with high level stakeholders from government, civil society and donors
  • Strong expertise in leading complex programmes, including managing and mentoring senior members of staff
  • Good understanding of governance and public administration in Tanzania
  • Strong experience in managing complex teams
  • Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ay5rYXVmbWFuLjYyNDcxLjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Ex-post evaluation RAC project consultant - International Potato Center

Organization: International Potato Center
Country: Mozambique, Nigeria, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a consultant with global experience in conducting evaluations with special focus on advocacy and capacity building projects.

The Center:

CIP is a not-for-profit international agricultural research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato, and Andean roots and tubers. Its vision is of roots and tubers improving the lives of the poor.

The Project:

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project (2011-2015) was implemented by the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI). The project was designed with the aim of reducing vitamin A deficiency in 5 African countries (primarily in Mozambique, Nigeria and Tanzania, and to a lesser extent in Burkina Faso and Ghana) through increased investments and commitment to the dissemination and use of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) as a means to support vitamin A deficiency and food insecurity in Africa. To learn more about this project please, visit the following link: http://www.sweetpotatoknowledge.org/project/the-reaching-agents-of-change-rac/

Expected duration:
  • This consultancy contract is for 15 working days spread over the period March to April 2017, with possibility of extension, subject to performance and availability of funding.
Scope of work:
  • The consultant will be required to lead on the following task in consultation with Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Specialist:
  • Develop a scientific research proposal replete with methodology for conducting the evaluation;
  • Hold inception meeting with the project team and conduct a desk review of key relevant documents and understanding the project design and contextual framework;
  • Design tools/questionnaire and methodology for data collection of both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Pre-test the data collection tools;
  • Implement and supervise field data collection;
  • Analyze and synthesize data; and prepare report;
  • Submit data analysis and draft report for feedback; and,
  • Incorporate, compile and submit final report.
Deliverables:
  • An acceptable inception report.
  • An acceptable draft report after the analysis incorporation of staff and stakeholders’ feedback.
  • A final acceptable report in English of no more than 40 pages (excluding references and annexes)
Qualifications/special skills:
  • Academic Qualifications: Relevant PhD degree with specialization in agriculture economics, agriculture, extension, seed system, agronomy, sociology, education, or community development or related fields;
  • Experience: Extensive experience in evaluation of advocacy, capacity building and seed systems in developing countries;
  • Global expertise: Relevant work experience in international organizations or NGO’s in multi-cultural environments and complex partnerships both in private and public sectors;
Language: Proven communication skills in English. Portuguese language will be an added advantage

Logistical Arrangements: BNFB will facilitate logistical arrangement for field visits, and meetings. The consultant will be expected to provide his/her own equipment. Working space can be provided with prior notification. Payment will be based on deliverables as outlined in the contract.

How to apply:
  • Applicants should apply online through our CIP’s Job Opportunities website (http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/). The expression of interest should include but not limited to:
  • A one-page technical proposal illustrating your understanding of the ToR, research questions and methodology;
  • A tentative work plan for entire consultancy exercise (including logistics required);
  • A financial proposal for the entire consultancy;
  • Curriculum vitae.

Microsoft’s #Insiders4Good East Africa Fellowship

Are you an East African entrepreneur? Microsoft could select you as the next #Insiders4Good Fellow!

We belong to the Windows Insiders, a global community of people using technology to make a lasting impact on the world. Our community thrives because of meaningful relationships with people around the world. We are very excited to expand the #Insiders4Good Fellowship to East Africa, and are looking for entrepreneurs like you: problem-solvers who think deeply about the issues confronting their communities, visionaries who create solutions that could address these issues, and leaders that grow opportunities for their solutions to thrive in the market.

We invite you to apply to the #Insiders4Good East Africa Fellowship if:
  1. You are a registered member of the Windows Insider Program (sign up at: insider.windows.com);
  2. You are a legal resident of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania or Uganda, and age 18 or over;
  3. You have an early stage idea or product/service that seeks to improve the lives of your fellow East Africans and has the potential to impact the world;
  4. Your idea or product has not received any previous awards.
Read more on the eligibility criteria.

Your application could be among 25 finalists that will be selected and will receive:
  1. a premier suite of Windows hardware and software, and
  2. a 6-month mentorship program will be kicked off by a special one-week learning event for Fellows and mentors. The 6-month mentorship will include tailored technical and strategic mentorship from local and international leaders to help bring your unique idea to the next level.
Apply now through the online application form before the deadline on 31st March 2017 at 23.59 EAT.

Learn more about the Fellowship at www.insiderfellows.com.

If you need further clarification, please contact us at [email protected] or text +254 770 168235 and we will respond to your query.

Best regards,

#Insiders4Good East Africa Fellowship Outreach Team