Job: Education Programme Coordinator - Tanzania

Qualifications and Experience
  • University Degree in Education, Social Sciences or related technical field.
  • Three-year progressive experience in implementation of Education programmes, refugee education, non-formal education, Life skills or related field.
  • Previous experience in working with teacher training programs, vocational training programs, Early Childhood Care and Development -ECCD or Accelerated Education Programs (AEP) in emergency contexts is desirable.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of INEE Minimum Standards, SPHERE and Do No Harm practices in emergency humanitarian response.
  • Previous work experience in Kigoma region and the Burundi refugee response is an added advantage.
  • Good command of the English and Kiswahili/Kirundi languages is an asset
  • Excellent Computing and data management skills.
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in remote areas, work in a challenging work environment.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for completing tasks to a high standard and to meet
  • Willingness to work flexibly and professionally in a dynamic and fast-moving
This is an emergency recruitment. As such, applicants may be interviewed before the closing date and the selected candidate must be available to commence duty immediately.

Contract Duration: 9 Months

Location: Kigoma, Tanzania

Job: Child and Youth Protection and Development Coordinator

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's degree in related field and demonstrated expertise in related field protection, social work, education, or community work
  • Academic experience in research preferred
  • At least five years' experience in development or emergency settings implementing Child Protection programs
  • Personnel management experience, including capacity development and team building
  • Experience in an emergency or post-conflict context preferred
  • Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of programming
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties
  • Proven strong report and proposal writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills in programs such as: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good spirit working within a team
  • Ability to speak, read and write English to a fluent level
  • Desirable: Previous experience working in refugee settings
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Lodging in Kasulu is in a shared IRC guesthouse, together with other IRC staff. All IRC sites have electricity and internet. In Kibondo, lodging is in a hotel.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2F0cmluYW1pbGxlci43MDIxOC4zODMwQGlyYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Deadline Date: Sunday, 14 May 2017

Job: WeWorld cerca Program Officer (Tanzania)

Scope of the job

In close collaboration with the Country Representative and the Program Manager, the Program Officer will be responsible for the design of new projects, for the reporting (to WeWorld, donors and third parties), for the support in following up project implementation and gathering and dissemination of best practices.

More info at http://www.lavorononprofit.it/2017/03/16/weworld-cerca-program-officer-tanzania

Apply before: 1st April 2017

Last call for Microsoft #Insiders4Good East African programme

Microsoft has launched its first #Insiders4Good East African fellowship programme, seeking entrepreneurs in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania building solutions addressing the daily challenges facing people living in the region.

The Microsoft Windows Insiders Programme is a global community of over seven million people using technology and global relationships to make an impact on the world.

As part of Windows Insiders, Microsoft launched the #Insiders4Good Fellowship programme in Nigeria last year, with the aim of finding local innovators who are actively solving problems affecting their communities.

Microsoft has now partnered with Kenya-based GrowthAfrica to roll out the programme in East Africa.

25 entrepreneurs will be selected from across Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania to join a six month mentorship programme, to be kicked off with an one-week learning event for Fellows and mentors.

The six month mentorship includes tailored technical and strategic mentorship from local and international leaders to help take the Fellows’ ideas to the next level.

In addition, all Fellows will receive a premier suite of Windows hardware and software.

To be eligible to apply, entrepreneurs must be registered members of the Windows Insider Programme; be a resident of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania or Uganda; be over 18; and have an early stage idea or business with a product or service that will improve the lives of East African people.

The product or service must not have been selected as a winner in any previous competition.

Applications are available here, until March 31. Fellows will be announced on May 15.

Source: http://disrupt-africa.com/2017/03/last-call-for-microsoft-insiders4good-east-african-programme

Cluster Human Resources Director - International 5 Star Hotel Company - Tanzania

Based in Tanzania

International 5 Star Hotel Company

Salary: Up to US$80,000 + Expat Benefits + Accommodation

Single or Married candidates can apply (no children as schooling is not offered)

Candidate must have present or previous African experience with an international 5 star hotel company in a Cluster / Regional / Area Human Resource Director role

As the ideal candidate for this role, you must have extensive work experience with leading hotel companies being responsible for the overall human resource management across multiple locations and are comfortable to manage the cluster or regional or area operations for a work-force of more than 2500.

This position comes with a high degree responsibility, dedication and professionalism appealing to such candidates who would share the same passion.

Key Profile:
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in Human Resources with the last 3-5 years being associated with an international 5 star company in Cluster / Regional / Area Human Resource Director role
  • Previous African experience will be necessary
  • Focuses on the training and development of each employee through implementation of new procedures and policies
  • Liaise with individual General Managers and Human Resource Managers / Director of each hotel for improving the HR functions of a particular property
  • Fully confident in all general Human Resources functions, applications, administration and strategies
  • Interprets and applies the strategic direction of the Human Resources function with specific focus on Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits, Organizational Effectiveness and Human Resources Administration for each property of the group
  • Provide counsel to Management on issues of human resources and organizational development
  • Implement a Talent Management framework starting with the assessment of management capabilities, identification of development gaps & opportunities to form succession plans
  • Provide guidelines and oversee management of human resources activities, such as recruitment, performance management, training, and employee relations and resolve problems
  • Ensure that the company is deploying progressive, proven and cost-effective techniques to manage its human resources issues
  • Ensure emerging HR practices are adapted including work process design, internal communications, Organizational structures, design of physical settings, dissemination of external information, and executive leadership development
  • Manage salary surveys, research local market practices to assess competitiveness of organization compensation philosophy, determining action plans
  • Develop human resources budget and review status with each function on regular basis
  • Oversees maintenance of accurate and up-to-date employee files
  • Oversee the processing of appropriate worker’s compensation and work related injury claims to ensure proper completion of required paperwork
  • Monitors costs, participates in safety committee to help minimize potential liabilities
For more information on any of the positions above, please connect with Axel Koster on [email protected]

UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017-2018

The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2017-2018 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and Arab region.

Tenable at a number of Chinese universities, these fellowships are offered to senior advanced students intending to to pursue higher education or undertake individual research with periodic guidance from assigned supervisors for a duration of one academic year (from September 2017 to July 2018). In most cases, fellows will participate in the programmes conducted in English while in exceptional cases, some candidates may be required to study Chinese language before taking up research or study in their field of interest.

Twenty (20) of the 75 fellowships are especially intended for candidatures of teacher educators and trainers from the 10 African countries under UNESCO-China Funds-in-Trust Project (CFIT) to pursue an Advanced Training Programme for Education Administrators and Teacher Educators at East China Normal University.

More info at http://www.unesco.org/new/en/fellowships/programmes/unescopeoples-republic-of-china-the-great-wall-co-sponsored-fellowships-programme

Dealine for submission: 20 April 2017

Wellcome Collaborative Awards in Science

What we're looking for

Your proposal should describe a significant piece of work that addresses the most important questions, in an area relevant to the mission of the Wellcome Trust.

You should be able to demonstrate why the scientific problem you are tackling can only be solved through an integrated, collaborative team effort.

We encourage interdisciplinary research collaborations, although they are not essential. We also encourage applications that propose interdisciplinary research across our Science, Humanities and Social Science and Innovations teams.

More info at https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/collaborative-awards-science

Desmond Fortes Scholarship for professionals from Asia or Africa

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should be:
  • employees within client network of the Dutch development bank 
  • and professionals from Asia or Africa
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  • In order to apply, please submit the following documents to [email protected]:
  • a copy of your passport
  • an employer's statement and implementation plan
  • a statement of government authority, if applicable. This is required for some African and Asian countries. If you are unsure whether you need one, download the overview below or contact the Netherlands embassy in your country.
  • your CV with a photo. Your CV should include details on work experience, time spent abroad (if applicable), including the country/countries you visited and the reason for your time abroad, extracurricular activities, study-related or non-study-related.
  • a completed and signed copy of the application form
  • a motivation letter (one or two A4 pages): please check the instructions to see what you need to include in this letter
  • If you already have an admission letter from a Dutch higher education institution, upload the letter. You are not required to have an admission letter to apply for the scholarship.
Please note: You need to submit the documents in PDF format (each document should not exceed 5 MB) and all documents must be complete and in English. All forms can be downloaded on the programme's website.

DESMOND FORTES SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE, VISIT THE DESMOND FORTES SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE. MORE INFORMATION

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 1 April 2017

University of Lincoln International Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln awards a number of scholarships to academically gifted students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship can vary.

The following pages contain information on scholarships available from the University of Lincoln alongside funds from other organisations.

Open the following link to find out more https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/international/internationalscholarships

Africa Scholars Program at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study for postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC's Milan, Piacenza and Cremona campuses.

Through the Cattolica Africa Program all accepted applicants will be offered tuition fee reductions (see the chart below). However, students will still be responsible for their own living expenses, hence the Cattolica Africa Program is NOT a program through which full scholarships can be obtained.
Students, either citizens or residents, of all African countries may apply for the Cattolica Africa Program, which is applicable only for the following degree programs taught in English.
Cattolica Africa Scholars Program

This program consists of seven 2-year MSc programs (Laurea Magistrale), all taught in English and commencing in September 2017. These programs are preparing for an academic and/or professional career. Graduates of MSc programs are also eligible to enter PhD programs at Italian universities.
Tuition fees

Students should expect to cover a minimum of €850 per month for rent and food. Living costs in Piacenza and Cremona are approximately €200 per month lower than in Milan and in Rome.

The tuition fees (after tuition fee reduction) are as follows:
  • Published Tuition: €8,540
  • Tuition fee reduction: €5540 per year
  • Tuition to be paid: €3000 per year
Admission requirements

Admission requirements for all graduate Degree programs include:
  • Completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university (2nd class upper division / 2.1 degree or higher)
Proof of proficiency in English

An application fee of 75€ is due in order to submit the candidacy.

Student Scholarship for writing an article on “The future of cleaning”

Hello,

I’m excited to let you know about a new scholarship opportunity for University, College and High School students value $1000.

Our scholarship is called Student Scholarship for writing an article on “The future of cleaning”
and it’s designed for helping meritorious students for a little funding to their education expenses.

Here is a brief list of our requirements:
  • This is an open scholarship for all the students of University, College and High school. Every student can take part of this offer.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
  • Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address and the name of your institution you are attending or plan to attend.
  • Must provide your written article (word.doc format preferred) by the deadline of 15th March 2018.
  • Just write a decent informative and guide type article on the topic and submit it for the evaluation.
All article submission should be sent to [email protected]

Winner Announcement will be 30th March 2018

Of course, we’re here to answer any questions you may have.

Thank you,
Helen J. Robinson
[email protected]

Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) Scholarship for students from developing countries

The Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Repulic of Indonesia is pleased to announce the continuation of the Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) scholarship program to support students from developing countries to get their master degree in Indonesian Universities. These awards will be made for the 2017 - 2018 academic year through the Directorate General of Science, Technology, and Higher Education’s 2017 budget year funding. The KNB Scholarship may be applied toward the tuition fee, living allowance, research allowance, book allowance, insurance, and other cost directly related to the master degree study. All application process is conducted online through the KNB Scholarship website starting March 1st, 2017 to May 30th, 2017. Before applying, please go through the Scholarship Application Guidance and gather as many information as you can on the Indonesian University hosting the program and studi program you are trying to apply.

The scholarship is offered to potential students from developing countries to earn their Master Degree at one of 16 prominent universities in Indonesia. Officially launched in 2006 by the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia, this program has been attracting a significant number of applicants, as by 2015, 896 students from 64 countries had been awarded this scholarship.
The Program Objectives:
  • To contribute in the human resource development in the developing countries
  • To promote deeper cultural understanding among developing countries
  • To strengthen the relationship and cooperation among developing countries

Job: Organizational Strengthening Specialist, Tanzanian national, for client proposal

Organization: DAI Global
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 29 Mar 2017

Description

DAI, a global consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, USA seeks an Organizational Strengthening Specialist for an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded program in East Africa aimed at actualizing a demonstrable, evidence-based improvement in the institutional capacity of selected Regional Intergovernmental Organizations and a significant, measurable increase in each Regional Intergovernmental Organization’s efficient, effective and sustainable organizational performance.

Position Description
  • The Organizational Strengthening Specialist will be embedded in the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat based in Arusha, Tanzania. S/he will provide direct support to the EAC on site on a full-time basis using USAID’s Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) methodology.
Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the USAID-funded program and the EAC Secretariat, and develop strong working relationships with EAC representatives, including from the EAC Common Market, the EAC Lake Victoria Basin Commission (based in Kisumu, Kenya) and the East Africa Health Research Commission (to be based in Bujumburi, Burundi). Meet with each of these partner representatives a minimum of once per quarter to discuss challenges and plan program activities.
  • Proactively plan and lead/facilitate a minimum of one HICD and/or performance improvement related events per month for EAC members; these may include speaker series, panel discussions, group exercises, or other activities as approved by the Chief of Party.
  • Ensure the Secretariat remains in compliance with all policies and regulations of the organization.
  • Write scopes of work for trainers and consultants.
  • Continually monitor progress of EAC interventions against indicators as defined in the work and monitoring/evaluation plans, and report any potential obstacles to project management.
  • Contribute to project reports and activity design, including biweekly, quarterly, and annual reports, as well as the annual work plan and monitoring/evaluation plan
  • Report on notable project successes for use in success stories and other project publicity.
  • Communicate issues, successes, and problems immediately to the Chief of Party.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in business, communications, or relevant subject
  • At least 5 years of professional experience managing programs or projects
  • Fluency in English and Swahili
  • Business-level communication skills, written and verbal
  • Competent computer skills - Microsoft Office
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Event management skills
  • CPT or HPI certified or eligible for certification
How to apply:

To apply: Please email your CV and cover letter with the position title specified in the subject line no later than Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm to [email protected] Cover letters should be no longer than one page, Times New Roman font, size 12. CVs should be no longer than three pages, New Roman font, size 12. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates should demonstrate they have understood the specifications by respecting them.

Consultancy at Restless Development - Project Name: Kijana Ibuka

Scope of the evaluation

The evaluation will examine the results achieved by the project. It will explore programmatic changes achieved by the project in Mbeya region whereas the focus will be in the following districts; Mbeya urban (4 Wards), Mbeya rural (4 Wards), Rungwe (3 Wards) and Mbarali district (2 Wards). The evaluation will also examine the impact on targets i.e. young people and their groups where they operate.

More info at http://reliefweb.int/job/1944219/consultant

Applications to be submitted by 28th March 2017.


Job: Child and Youth Protection and Development Coordinator

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Child and Youth Protection and Development Coordinator ( CYPD) is expected to assure that IRC Tanzania maintains its current position as a leader in child protection in Nyarugusu refugee camp, Kigoma Region and continues to develop new opportunities.

The CYPD Coordinator provides overall strategic direction and vision for the child protection and youth development program portfolio. In addition to overseeing the implementation of the activities listed above, the position plays an active role in the general strategic leadership of the country program. The position also serves as a representative of the CYPD program at UNHCR led technical working groups, national and local government coordination forums.

The position reports to the Dep uty Director for Program (DDP). This is an unaccompanied position.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master’s degree in related field and demonstrated expertise in related field protection, social work, education, or community work
  • Academic experience in research preferred
  • At least five years’ experience in development or emergency settings implementing Child Protection programs
  • Personnel management experience, including capacity development and team building
  • Experience in an emergency or post-conflict context preferred
  • Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of programming
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties 
  • Proven strong report and proposal writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills in programs such as: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good spirit working within a team
  • Ability to speak, read and write English to a fluent level
  • Desirable: Previous experience working in refugee settings

Closing date: 14 May 2017

Job: Program Officer at the We World, Tanzania

Organization: We World
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 01 Apr 2017

Code: 0717/PROGOFFTANZ/ESTERO

Job: Program Officer Tanzania

Department/Area: International Cooperation

Relate to: Tanzania Country Representative, Desk Africa

Location: Dar es Salaam – Tanzania; field visits play a large part of the job; as such, it is expected that the selected person is willing and able to take part in these activities, as and when needed and sometimes with short notice.

Contract type: consultant 12

Apply before: 1st April 2017

Starting Mission: by the end of April / beginning of May 2017

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interviews may commence prior to the advert closing date.

WeWorld is a non-profit non-governmental organization for development cooperation, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; we are independent, non-denominational and apolitical. Established in Milan in 1999, WeWorld works in Italy, Asia, Africa and Latin America to defend and promote the woman and child rights.
WeWorld collaborates with a network of other civil-society organizations to give the most vulnerable people a voice on the Italian and international political agenda, and we are involved in the main networks protecting children’s and women’s rights.

WeWorld adopts the approach of human rights as a conceptual and methodological basis for its actions. WeWorld works in seven countries in the development Countries in collaboration with local partners in supporting or implementing projects designed to: protect children, ensure their access to education, to ensure their health and that of their mothers, promote the participation of children, gender equality and women's rights. Education and health are priorities, so the projects are based on a sponsorship program, which is implemented in kindergartens and primary schools for pupils aged 4 to 8.

Work context

In Tanzania WeWorld is leading a primary and pre-school-centered education program in three geographical areas, namely Temeke and Kinondoni Municipalities (Dar es Salaam) and Ludewa District Council. Moreover, in Dar es Salaam WeWorld is supporting children and youths victims of violence.

The education program is composed of three community-based projects. Two of them are based on co-financing partnerships between WeWorld and local NGOs: Organization for Community Development (OCODE) in Temeke and Kinondoni Municipalities and Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO) in Ludewa District. The infrastructural project is directly implemented by WeWorld in Dar es Salaam.

The project supporting children and youths victims of trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, domestic work, domestic violence and sexual violence is based on a co-financing partnership between with the local NGO Kiota Women Health and Development Organisation (KIWOHEDE).

The projects are implemented in close cooperation with local authorities ruled by Memorandum of Understanding.

Scope of the job

In close collaboration with the Country Representative and the Program Manager, the Program Officer will be responsible for the design of new projects, for the reporting (to WeWorld, donors and third parties), for the support in following up project implementation and gathering and dissemination of best practices.

Main responsabilities
Project design

  • Project identification and elaboration for WeWorld funding as well as for institutional and private donors;
  • Identify and track funding opportunities within the institutional donors’ strategy and action plan for initiation of new projects and give active contribution to the overall WeWorld effort in resource mobilization;
  • Carry out research of information and analysis about donors and prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation;
  • Carry out policy analysis and follow up of main evolution in the relevant sectors for WeWorld action (especially education, children’s and women’s rights) as well as in project management;
  • Research on and contribute to studies, articles and advocacy material.
  • Follow up of project implementation
  • Provide support to technical and financial follow up of projects’ implementation, including field visits, according to WeWorld planning and procedures
  • Support the management as well as the monitoring and evaluation of WeWorld programs / projects.
  • Contribute to the implementation and review of WeWorld Tanzania strategic plan in cooperation with the other staffs, including participation to interim and annual planning and monitoring.
Reporting
  • Manage and coordinate scheduled reporting in compliance with We World’s and donors’ requirements
  • Disseminate projects information to third parties (donors, Government of Tanzania, etc.)
  • Support sharing of information between WeWorld Tanzania and WeWorld Headquarter
  • Gathering and dissemination of best practices
  • Assist the Program Manager in capturing lessons learnt from WeWorld project portfolio and support sharing of best practices and policy insights
  • Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned that are directly linked to WeWorld programs and to institutional and country policy goals

Qualification and experience
  • University Degree or Master in Social Sciences (e.g. Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Human Rights)
  • At least 1-2 years of overseas experience in management of cooperation development projects
  • Proved experience in designing projects, preferably about Quality Education, Gender Equality, Children’s Rights, to be submitted to the main Institutional donors (Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, European Union, UN and other agencies)
  • Experience in civil society capacity building and project’s monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in development project in Tanzania will be considered a plus ranking factor
Skills and abilities
  • Excellent project proposal writing skills
  • Capable of working in team and supporting the partners in all phases of the Project Cycle Management
  • Excellent communication skill and sensitivity in dealing with partner managers and solving critical issues
  • Very flexible, patient and with a positive attitude
  • Dynamic and willing to take initiative to complete tasks assigned
  • Good skills in MS Office applications especially Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Italian Mother tongue; fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili will be considered a plus ranking factor
How to apply:
Apply to http://lavoro.weworld.it/candidatura.php?id_an=161007&track=&langid=3

enclosing the following:
  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Cover Letter, including the expected salary
  • Specify three references, indicating telephone numbers and e-mail addresses