Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Vector Control-Tanzania

Requirements
  • Advanced degree in entomology, epidemiology, environmental science or other relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public health, including at least 5 years of malaria vector control experience
  • Direct experience with malaria vector control interventions
  • Direct experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventions
  • Direct experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS is desired, preferably in Tanzania
  • Ability to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders and operational and budget management experience
  • Direct experience leading technical teams is highly desired
  • Advanced skills in M&E and experience designing monitoring and evaluation plans, designing, implementing and supervising data collection activities also desired
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced above
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
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Deadline August 31st, 2017.

Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Surveillance-Tanzania

Requirements
  • Advanced degree in entomology, epidemiology, environmental science or other relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in public health, including at least 5 years of malaria vector control experience
  • Direct experience with malaria vector control interventions
  • Direct experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventions
  • Direct experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS is desired, preferably in Tanzania
  • Ability to achieve consensus among senior stakeholders and operational and budget management experience
  • Direct experience leading technical teams is highly desired
  • Advanced skills in M&E and experience designing monitoring and evaluation plans, designing, implementing and supervising data collection activities also desired
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English are required to communicate technical information to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise as referenced above
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
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Deadline August 31st, 2017.

Master of Finance and Accounting in Oil and Gas Scholarship



2017 Morland Writing Scholarships

The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Friday 30th June. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 31st October 2017. Please see our under Morland Writing Scholarships the tab marked Entry Requirements.

Last year we were delighted with the response. Despite the fact that only published writers can apply we received over 500 entries. We are hoping to receive even more this year.

We continue to be overwhelmed by the quality of the writing we receive from writers across Africa, and want to help get these stories heard.

TWAS─Abdool Karim Prize

This new prize, named after TWAS Fellow Quarraisha Abdool Karim, carries a cash award of USD5,000 generously provided by Professor Abdool Karim. It is designed to honour women scientists in Low Income African countries for their achievements in Biological Sciences.

Field: Biological Sciences

Application doc(s):

nf_twas-abdoolkarimprize_2017.docx 26.37 KB

Contact email: [email protected]

Deadline: 10 July 2017

Eligible Nominees from
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Guinea
Guinea Equatorial
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mozambique
Niger
Rwanda
São Tomé and Príncipe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Sudan
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Job: Human Rights and business Evaluation Experts (NORAD short-term mission)

Organization: Bureau for Institutional Reform and Democracy
Country: Mozambique, Norway, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 14 Jul 2017

Reference: EVALUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND BUSINESS IN NORWEGIAN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION, (Norad short-term mission)

Location: Oslo, Tanzania and Mozambique

Duration: from October 2017 through March 2018

The Bureau for Institutional Reform and Democracy – BiRD is currently accepting applications for Human Rights and business Evaluation Experts as part of a short-term mission in Oslo, Tanzania and Mozambique entitled “Evaluation of Human Rights and business in Norwegian Development Cooperation”, funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).

The purpose of the evaluation is to document to what degree the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGP) are implemented in Norwegian development cooperation. Implementation of the UNGPs involves both process and outcomes, whether there are adequate processes in place at state agencies and business actors, as well as to what extent human rights are promoted, protected and respected on the ground.

Another purpose is to produce and disseminate knowledge and recommendations on effective approaches to how Norwegian development aid involving business can promote, protect and respect human rights.

Evaluation Objectives
  • Assess and compare the quality of HRDD across development cooperation, both in the assessment of state agencies, and in the assessment of projects in case countries. The evaluation team shall develop a HRDD quality assessment tool, in order to be able to assess and compare across the various agencies and projects. (See methods section about the tool)
  • Assess to what degree current policies, strategies, steering documents, and implementing procedures within identified state agencies contributes to protect, respect and remedy human rights.
  • Map how Norwegian development cooperation is involved with business in the two designated case countries, Tanzania and Mozambique.
  • Assess to what degree human rights are protected, respected and remedied in a selection of business related projects in two case countries.
  • Compare findings from how UNGP is implemented in Norwegian development cooperation with selected relevant institutions and actors.
  • Provide recommendations on how to improve implementation of the UNGP in Norwegian development cooperation.
Evaluation team competencies:
  • Documented expertise and experience related to human rights in general, and business and human rights in particular;
  • Documented expertise and experience from relevant evaluation and/or social science methods (Including methods for quality assessments);
  • Documented expertise and experience related to the role of private sector in development;
  • Documented expertise and experience of policies and practices of Norwegian aid management and Norway’s development cooperation;
  • Academic qualifications and/or work experience about Tanzania and Mozambique;
  • Communication skills of relevance to the dissemination of the evaluation;
  • Relevant academic publications and/or evaluations added value;
  • Knowledge of evaluation principles and methods, including OECD DAC evaluation standards added value;
  • Knowledge of Norwegian language added value;
  • The assignment will be carried out from October 2017 through March 2018, within an estimated timeframe of up to 175 Work Days.
How to apply:

All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.

Applications and updated CVs are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted before 15 July2017 to: [email protected].

Please note that only excellent experts meeting most or all of the above criteria and having an excellent and verifiable track record will be considered.

Job: Regional Funding Manager – East Africa

Organization: WaterAid
Country: Ethiopia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Jul 2017

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

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

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

The purpose of the role is:

Working within the Regional Team in East Africa, the Regional Funding Manager is required to support the Regional Director and the Country Directors in providing leadership in the development and stewardship of exceptional funder relationships, raising and managing restricted funds and promoting positive engagement with funders that surpasses their expectations.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Maintain a complete regional view of all restricted funding, funding gaps, and pipeline opportunities and ensure that country programmes regularly update the Restricted Income System.
  • Assist country programmes in identifying priority funders in their respective countries and develop key relations with select funders in the region, working closely with the Regional Advocacy Manager and Regional Programme Manager.
To be successful, you will need to:
  • Have a degree level qualification in international development, economics or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Significant experience-based skills in planning, securing and managing funds from institutional donors and sound understanding of institutional and government donors, and funding policies
  • Committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this, with the ability to communicate this enthusiasm to others.
By 2030, we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we will give you a lot back.

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please visit our WaterAid website to see the job description pack and to see how to apply: http://www.wateraid.org/audience/jobs-and-volunteering/global/regional-funding-manager-24-07-2017-tanzania

Job: United Republic of Tanzania: Field Officer-Business Mentoring (2 positions)

Energy 4 Impact (E4I) supports the growth of energy-focused micro, small and medium sized enterprises, as a means to drive economic prosperity and contribute to energy access in the region in a way that is inclusive of people living in poverty. As one of the E4I programmes, Women Integration into Renewable Energy (WIRE) Value Chains in Support of The Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) seeks to empower women clean energy entrepreneurs and expand clean energy access for poor and rural communities. Working at the grassroots level in Tanzania, WIRE promotes entrepreneurship of small-scale clean technologies such as solar products, clean cookstoves and briquettes to drive green growth and directly integrate women into the energy access value chain.

The programme in Tanzania has integrated more than 200 women in Lake Zone regions of Mwanza, Geita, Mara and Simiyu into the renewable energy supply chain by providing them with business and technology training, mentorship and supporting them to access to finance and marketing opportunities.

Energy 4 Impact wishes to recruit two (2) field staff who will undertake full time work in the position of “Field Officer - Business Mentoring”, who will promote the programme’s objectives by helping cookstove, solar lighting and briquette entrepreneurs by supporting their linkage to financial institutions as well as promote their businesses and leverage credit from financial institutions.

The Field Officer will work with a group of enterprises in a specific project cluster in one of the four regions.

Click here for Roles and responsibilities and How to Apply.

Deadline: 14 July, 2017.

Job: Country Safety Coordinator For Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, And Djibouti

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The country safety coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of the DRC safety risk management system (SRMS) throughout DRC’s areas of operation in Ethiopia and Djibouti, Uganda and Tanzania. This will be done in close cooperation with the regional safety coordinator, the country directors of Uganda and Ethiopia, the deputy country director for Tanzania, and area managers and safety focal points in the various DRC field offices.

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

To support the country programs in managing safety risks through the implementation of DRC’s SRMS. This will include safety assessments and planning and then establishing sound safety management structures to address the safety challenges facing DRC programs in Ethiopia and Djibouti, Uganda and Tanzania

Duty station: This a national position based in one of the following countries Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda or Tanzania with extensive travel across the region.

For more information, click here,

Application deadline 14th July 2017.