Job at SolidarMed: Country Coordinator Tanzania

Your responsibilities as country coordinator
  • Assume overall responsibility for the coordination, monitoring, budgeting, reporting and annual planning of the country program
  • Provide strategic and public health guidance and leadership to the program
  • Support and supervise the project managers
  • Oversee SolidarMeds administrative support team (human resources, logistics, accounting)
  • Contribute to program and project development
  • Engage in local fundraising
  • Coordinate and link with partners, donors, stakeholders as well as with the SolidarMed head office; proactively seek potential collaborations
  • Collaborate with national and international project and research partners: Ministry of Health Tanzania, Tanzania Training Center for International Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Ifakara Health Institute, Saint Francis University College in Health and Allied Sciences
  • Promote, support and participate in public health best practices, evidence-based interventions, operational research and policy dialogue
  • The position does not include clinical work; however, options of part time clinical collaboration do exist for qualified candidates
If you are interested, please find more info at https://www.globaljobs.org/jobs/10809-ifakara-tanzania-solidarmed-country-coordinator

Deadline for applications: 22nd of April 2017

Consultancy to support qualitative component of USDOL funded research in Tanzania

Specific activities to be completed to achieve the objectives

Specific activities of the consultancy include:
  1. Support the preparation of the qualitative field work. Activities include: writing a brief overview of the relevant qualitative literature on child labor, drafting interview guides and enumerator manuals, updating interview guides based on comments and suggestions received, supporting the preparation of selection procedures for youths, caregivers and teachers, and preparing interview protocols.
  2. Support the implementation of the qualitative field work. Activities include: drafting a training outline, preparation of all necessary materials for the training of enumerators, and a plan for fieldwork implementation. Activities possibly include travel to Tanzania for training of the interviewers, debrief at the end of every day of fieldwork, coordinating preparation and finalization of the quantitative data (base).
  3. Preparation of the research report. Activities include: preparing a pre-analysis plan, analyzing the collected information in accordance with state of the art methods and procedures, preparing the draft research report, addressing and incorporating comments and suggestions including those from the USDOL, finalization of the research report.
The consultant will carry these activities out in collaboration with co-investigator at Innocenti.

More info at https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/280345

Volunteer: Office & Accounts Manager for NGO and Maasai School in rural Tanzania

DESCRIPTION

Red Sweater Project collaborates with developing communities in the creation of affordable, accessible and advanced educational opportunities for children in rural Tanzania. The organization operates The Mungere School near the town of Mto wa Mbu in the northern Arusha Region.

Red Sweater Project is accepting applications for an Office & Accounts Manager to manage the financial, administrative and human resource operations of the organization and The Mungere School.

The Office & Accounts Manager coordinates the daily functions of the organizational office in Tanzania, while liaising with operations in the United States, and provide support for administrative and school operations.

More info at https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/ca01e9eae1b04977863c89b3cecedded-office-accounts-manager-for-ngo-and-maasai-school-in-rural-tanzania-red-sweater-project-mto-wa-mbu

GDI Development Leadership Scholarships

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is pleased to announce the availability of nine scholarships for overseas applicants, providing full tuition fee waivers for on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2017.

Eligibility for the scholarships is as follows:
  1. Applicants must already hold an unconditional offer for an eligible Masters programme (please see box below for relevant Masters programmes for each scholarship).
  2. Applicants must be a national of and resident in a DAC-listed least developed, other low-income or lower-middle income country. The full list of eligible countries can be found below.
  3. Applicants for international scholarships must not have previously studied in an OECD country.
  4. Applicants must hold a First Class Honours bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and an overall score of 6.5 in IELTS (or similar exam), with 6.5 in writing and no other subsections below 6.0.
How to apply
  • Applicants should email a 500-word statement detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.
  • Please send statement to the relevant email address below by clicking on the scholarship name. Please ensure you include your ID number and name of scholarship you are applying for in the subject line.
The closing date for applications for September 2017 will be 26 May 2017, but earlier application is advisable.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application within four weeks of the deadline.
Scholarship details

Scholarship Name
Number of
Scholarships
Available on the Following Programmes
2
MSc Development Economics and Policy
MSc International Development: Public Policy and Management

2  

MSc International Development, including the following pathways:
  • Development Management
  • Environment, Climate Change and Development
  • Globalisation, Trade and Industry
  • Politics, Governance and Development Policy
  • Poverty, Inequality and Development
  • Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction
MSc Human Resources Development (International Development)
1
MSc ICTs for Development
MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development
3

MSc Management and Implementation of Development Projects
MSc Organisational Change and Development 

Eligible countries for GDI scholarships

International applicants from the following countries are welcome to apply for our GDI scholarships.

Afghanistan
Guinea-Bissau
Philippines
Angola
Guyana
Rwanda
Armenia
Haiti
Samoa
Bangladesh
Honduras
Sao Tome and Principe
Benin
India
Senegal
Bhutan
Indonesia
Sierra Leone
Bolivia
Kenya
Solomon Islands
Burkina Faso
Kiribati
Somalia
Burundi
Kosovo
South Sudan
Cabo Verde
Kyrgyzstan
Sri Lanka
Cambodia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Sudan
Cameroon
Lesotho
Swaziland
Central African Republic
Liberia
Syrian Arab Republic
Chad
Madagascar
Tajikistan
Comoros
Malawi
Tanzania
Congo
Mali
Timor-Leste
Côte d'Ivoire
Mauritania
Togo
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Micronesia
Tokelau
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Moldova
Tuvalu
Djibouti
Mongolia
Uganda
Egypt
Morocco
Ukraine
El Salvador
Mozambique
Uzbekistan
Equatorial Guinea
Myanmar
Vanuatu
Eritrea
Nepal
Viet Nam
Ethiopia
Nicaragua
West Bank and Gaza Strip
Gambia
Niger
Yemen
Georgia
Nigeria
Zambia
Ghana
Pakistan
Zimbabwe
Guatemala
Papua New Guinea
Guinea
Paraguay

Source: http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/study/taught-masters/fees-and-funding/funding-opportunities-gdi

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is pleased to announce the availability of five scholarships for distance learning, funded by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC).

These are for applicants from developing Commonwealth countries, covering all tuition fee costs for the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning), commencing in January 2018.
Eligibility for the scholarships is as follows:
  1. Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MSc M&IS (DL) including a first degree of 2.1 standard or above and English language qualification.
  2. Applicants must hold an unconditional offer for the MSc M&IS (DL) programme.
  3. Applicants must also meet the CSC entry requirements that they are a citizen of developing Commonwealth country (see list below), refugee, or British protected person; and a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country for the duration of the MSc programme.
How to apply

Applicants must apply for both the MSc M&IS (DL) programme and (separately) for the CSC scholarship:
The closing date for CSC scholarship application is 12 May 2017. In order to ensure that the necessary MSc M&IS (DL) offer has been received, applicants are advised to apply as early as possible, and not later than 14 April 2017.

Eligible countries for CSC scholarships

Anguilla
Kiribati
Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Lesotho
Seychelles
Bangladesh
Malawi
Sierra Leone
Barbados
Malaysia
Solomon Islands
Belize
Maldives
South Africa
Bermuda
Mauritius
Sri Lanka
Botswana
Montserrat
Swaziland
Cameroon
Mozambique
Tanzania
Cayman Islands
Namibia
Tonga
Dominica
Nauru
Trinidad and Tobago
Falkland Islands
Nigeria
Turks and Caicos
Fiji
Pakistan
Tuvalu
Ghana
Papua New Guinea
Uganda
Gibraltar
Pitcairn Islands
Vanuatu
Grenada
Rwanda
Virgin Islands (British)
Guyana
St Helena
Zambia
India
St Kitts and Nevis
Zimbabwe*
Jamaica
St Lucia
Kenya
St Vincent and The Grenadines
* Awards offered to build the capacity of civil society organisations

Source: http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/study/taught-masters/fees-and-funding/funding-opportunities-gdi

Commonwealth Scholarships 2017, by online study

  • Masters in Public Policy and Management (MA)
  • Masters of Public Administration - International Development (MPA)
Eligibility
  1. Scholarships are available to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
  2. a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person
  3. permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  4. hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
  5. are working in or with public organisations, including NGO's, aid agencies and local/national government departments, and can demonstrate throughout their application that they are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals
  6. can dedicate at least 15 hours each week to their studies with a number of study sessions being over 2 hours in length
  7. meet the University Entry Requirements for the programme (see the 'Entry requirements' on each course web page)
More into at https://www.york.ac.uk/spsw/postgraduate/fees-bursaries-scholarships/commonwealth-scholarships

Applications are open until 12th May 2017

Scholarships by the Government of the Republic of Mauritius to Students of African Union member states

2017 Mauritius - Africa Scholarships Scheme

- Call for Application

- Guidelines for Applicants

- Application Form

- List of Nominating Agencies

SUA: PhD Scholarship Under Cystinet Project

CYSTINET-Africa, is an interdisciplinary multinational project focusing on the control of Taenia solium, a tapeworm transmitted between humans and pigs. Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniasis (TSCT) is an emerging but potentially eradicable disease complex that significantly impacts human and animal health as well as community livelihood in endemic areas of sub-Saharan Africa. The overall goal of the CYSTINET-Africa consortium is to fill gaps on the way to control and elimination of TSCT by investing in research, capacity building and networking. The project will also create scientific leverage, as results may be translated into the handling of other zoonotic diseases. 

CYSTINET-Africa invites qualified Tanzanians to apply for one scholarship position to undertake a PhD research in Tanzania.  The successful candidate will be registered at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, College of Veterinary and Medical Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania. The main goal of this research is to develop and implement a locally adapted health education intervention package targeting various stakeholders for the prevention and control of TSCT in Tanzania. 

Scholarship value 
This is a full-funded scholarship, covering tuition fees, stipends, research money and other requirements as per SUA guidelines. 

Eligibility 
  1. Tanzanian resident; 
  2. With a Master's degree of SUA or from another approved university. The Master's qualification must be relevant to the field of public health; 
  3. Good command of English and Swahili; 
  4. Good knowledge in research methods, including qualitative research methods; 
  5. Committed in scientific writing and communication; 
  6. Availability for a full-time 4-year PhD by research programme, starting from end of April 2017. 
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply 
An application package consists of a scholarship application letter, copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts, birth certificate, curriculum vitae, names and contacts of two referees. Completed application package should be submitted in hard copies to the addresses below and a scanned copy of the application emailed to [email protected] and [email protected] within three weeks from the date of first appearance of this announcement. 

The Director 
Directorate of Research and Postgraduate Studies 
Sokoine University of Agriculture 
P. O. Box 3151 
Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania 

AND 

Helena Ngowi 
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health 
College of Veterinary and Medical Sciences 
Sokoine University of Agriculture 
P. O. Box 3021 

Visit our website: https://www.cysti.net

Source: SUA