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.

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO:
  • 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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
  • 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.
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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 www.embassyofireland.or.tz

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.