Job: Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Vector Control-Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Aug 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 bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will work closely with the COP, Technical Lead for Malaria Surveillance and other project staff. Under the supervision of the COP, the Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will be responsible for program management oversight, timely implementation of malaria vector control efforts. The Technical Lead, Malaria Vector Control will provide technical guidance and oversee all implementation activities in collaboration with stakeholders, partners and local country government (MOHSW, NMCP, and ZAMEP).

Responsibilities
  • Work actively in the support of field activities
  • Supports the COP in the development of country work plans, vector control operations reports, and other technical and programmatic reports, as required
  • Work collaboratively with the COP, Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance and other project staff to implement vector control best practices
  • Design and implement vector control M&E system in close coordination with other technical and management teams, including the development of performance indicators, setting annual targets, monitoring project progress, and ensuring timely data collection
  • Ensure that Palladium provides high quality technical assistance and capacity development to local partners and project stakeholders
  • Conduct regular M&E and mentoring visits to local partners
  • Translate evidence, current research, and guidelines into practical programmatic and field operations
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
How to apply:

Job: Deputy Chief of Party, Malaria Surveillance and Vector Control-Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Aug 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 bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improving targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. Under the leadership of the Chief of Party (COP), the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will lead and oversee project activities. The DCOP will work with the COP to develop and implement the project work plan and ensure timely provision of high-quality deliverables and routine project reports. The DCOP is the secondary point of contact for the USAID Agreement Officer's Representative (AOR) and will serve as the acting COP when needed.

Responsibilities
  • Provides subject matter expertise and technical assistance to the program, technical staff, and administrators for the program
  • Provides analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems
  • Leads and/or reviews and monitors programmatic functions, i.e. development of work plans, budgets and quarterly/annual reports
  • Ensures quality of services and compliance, per project requirements
  • Provides functional guidance to outside vendors to ensure deliverables are met within timelines and budgets, as needed
  • Participates in and/or prepares necessary project-related reports presentations and white papers
  • Organizes and supports, as needed, project trainings, conferences, workshops, and meetings
  • Participates, and represents the organization as needed, in outside associations, conferences, and symposia.
  • Leads and assists in research, data collection, policy formulation, training, and capacity building efforts in support of agreement activities and deliverables
  • Supervises senior technical staff and provides guidance to mid- and junior-level staff members
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in public health program management, health governance, monitoring and evaluation, or other field related to international health programs are required
  • Demonstrated success in collaboration and coordination across partners, sectors, and with home office
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial, and evaluative skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects or programs
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a defined timeline
  • Ability to anticipate, respond, and adapt quickly to changing requirements and competing demands
  • Ability to take initiative and/or respond independently to situations
  • Experience managing complex, large-scale, donor-funded programs (USAID experience required)
  • Fluency in English is required, Kiswahili is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=amFuZXQuZ3JhYmVyLjcxMzQ3LjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Job: Senior Technical Advisor, Malaria Surveillance-Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Aug 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 bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will work closely with the COP, Technical Lead for Vector Control and other project staff. Under the supervision of the COP, the Technical Lead, Malaria Surveillance will be responsible for program management oversight, timely implementation of malaria surveillance and response system, routine health information system strengthening and associated capacity building and operational research activities in close collaboration with stakeholders and partners.

Responsibilities
  • Implementation of malaria surveillance and response system
  • Ensure that required protocols are developed, training is conducted, and smooth field implementation, data quality assessment and supportive supervision are regularly conducted
  • Ensure that protocols developed for analysis of malaria data quality and use is documented and discussed with NMCP and other relevant stakeholders
  • Routine health information system strengthening
  • Improve malaria data quality and use through the routine health information system
  • Capacity building and operational research activities
  • Ensure that any relevant protocols related to operational research activities are submitted to the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) ethical review committee and other Institutions, such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC/Tanzania) for approval, as needed
  • Contribute to preparation of project performance reports, writing of technical reports and scientific papers for presentation in scientific meetings and publishing in various journals
  • Program management oversight including participation in field supervision, monitoring of activities and coordinating needed assistance to ensure smooth implementation
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by COP and supervisor
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in a 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 surveillance experience
  • Ability to use advanced database and statistical analysis software (SAS, STATA, Epi Info, SPSS, etc.)
  • Direct experience with malaria disease surveillance, programmatic surveillance and transmission surveillance
  • Direct experience creating evidence for informed policy decisions on malaria control interventions
  • Direct experience with HMIS/DHIS2, LMIS, MIS, 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 verbal 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
How to apply:

Job: Chief of Party (COP), Malaria Surveillance and Vector Control-Tanzania

Organization: Palladium International
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Aug 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 bidding on an upcoming USAID proposal that will focus on strengthening malaria surveillance and improve targeting of vector control interventions across transmission zones in Tanzania. The Chief of Party, Malaria Surveillance and Vector Control will be responsible for technical leadership and management including meeting of the project's technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, managing partnering agreements, establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners, managing donor reporting, and ensuring high-quality service delivery. The COP will represent Palladium to USAID and other donor groups, project partners, Ministries, community organizations, and private sector organizations.

Responsibilities
  • Provide overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for project activities with a focus on results and financial accountability
  • Serve as the primary point of contact to USAID Agreement Officer Representative (AOR) and Technical Representative
  • Establish and manage relationship and coordination with relevant stakeholders and serve as the primary project representative with HQ, government officials, the private sector, local and international NGOs, implementing partners, and community members
  • Manage project technical, operations and administrative staff and work with the US-based country management support team to ensure responsive and efficient project operations
  • Ensure that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and that financial, operational, and reporting requirements of the donor are adhered to
  • Serve as the primary liaison with the client, other donors, partners, and stakeholders
  • Work with and build the capacity of local government authorities and local community based organizations
  • Facilitate the management of sub-contractors, including maintaining clear and transparent lines of communication
  • Provide analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider and resolve project challenges, particularly as they relate to implementation quality, and meeting requirements and milestones
  • Ensure clear lines of communications to keep staff informed of relevant information and dialog both in the field and from headquarters
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (MBA, MD, MPH, PhD) from an accredited academic institution
  • Minimum of 10 of experience in the technical and administrative management of large, multi-year donor funded projects with demonstrated increasing levels of leadership and management responsibility
  • Experience managing complex, large-scale, donor-funded programs (USAID experience required)
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Project Director or Chief of Party capacity
  • Experience in malaria surveillance and/or vector control interventions
  • Experience in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Tanzania
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively engaging stakeholders including senior level staff in government agencies and civil society organizations, private sector, universities, media, and international donor agencies
  • Demonstrated experience managing a diverse team of technical experts to high level performance, delivery of high quality deliverables and staff retention
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a defined timeline
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial and evaluative skills
  • Fluency in English is required; in addition, Kiswahili is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=amFuZXQuZ3JhYmVyLjE1Mzc0LjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Job: Education Officer, NOB, Mbeya, Tanzania (for Tanzanian Nationals only)

Organization: UN Children's Fund

Closing date: 19 Jul 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the Chief, Education Section or Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programs/projects within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key Expected Results
  • Support to program development and planning
  • Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Support to program development and planning
  • Contribute to the preparation/update of situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of education related programs/projects. Research and report on development trends and (economic, social, health etc) data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of education and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
Program management, monitoring and delivery of results.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Draft regular/mandated sectoral program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on education and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results
Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programs.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for education programs.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of education programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity
Core competencies
  • Communication (II)
  • Working with people (I)
  • Drive for results (I)
Functional Competencies:
  • Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
  • Analyzing (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (II)
  • Learning and researching (II)
  • Planning and organizing (II)
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • A University Degree in education, psychology, sociology or other social science field is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in education and related areas at the international and/or in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in education and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=505734

Job: Senior Technical Advisor – USAID Kizazi Kipya project

Organization: Pact

Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Closing date: 19 Jul 2017

Title Senior Technical Advisor – USAID Kizazi Kipya project

Location Tanzania

Department Name Program Delivery

Pact Overview

Job summary:

The Economic Strengthening Advisor will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of strategies and activities to improve the economic stability of young people and households caring for OVC. The Economic Strengthening Advisor (ESA) plays a pivotal role in planning for all aspects of livelihoods and economic opportunities activities for Pact Tanzania’s USAID-funded Kizazi Kipya project. She/he will facilitate a team of staff in the development of social protection linkages and provision, savings group (VSLG) activities and the integration of enterprise expertise and market access and relationships for securing the economic wellbeing of targeted households. The Advisor will be involved in project implementation, and organizing and delivering training programs that address a wide variety of issues, including: social protection and livelihoods; savings and financial access; agriculture and food security; economic and market development; ensuring delivery of specific training, coordination and execution of activities, and overall backstopping and troubleshooting. Proficiency in dealing with math, bookkeeping, and monitoring systems is essential, as is familiarity with the way Tanzanian women think and work at the grassroots, whether in rural or urban settings. The ESA position requires a high degree of integrity, professionalism, flexibility and perseverance, as well as the ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problems in the field quickly.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The ESA must develop a close working relationship with the Technical Service Coordinator. She/he needs to be a committed listener who not only is eager to know not only what is happening in all aspects of the targeted households’ economic wellbeing, but also is able to give constructive feedback and support to those she/he supervises. The Advisor is responsible to:
  • Technically supervise ES program activities including the design, development and implementation of technical guidance as it relates to ES, ensuring all ES activities are in line with state-of-the-art, globally-recognized best practices for addressing needs of OVC, young people, and their caregivers.
  • Exercising a supportive supervision approach, train and mentor technical staff and sub grantees responsible for child wellbeing.
  • Build awareness of key ES concepts and principles among sub grantees and institutions. This includes assisting families in earning and saving income, managing money, and allocating household resources to improving children and youth’s wellness outcomes.
  • Develop and instruct Technical Services Coordinators in effective methodologies for identifying appropriate ES interventions for specific households, depending on the needs and resources of those households (i.e. credit and market opportunities, group savings, income generation, micro-enterprise development training, farming-as-a-business, extensionist, other vocational training opportunities, youth employability, etc.).; train/mentor in principles and standards for good implementation of or linkages to these interventions.
  • Develop and ensure the implementation of strategies and interventions that promote the economic empowerment of young people.
  • Ensure the documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned, capture timely, high quality information and utilize data to inform decisions and foster learning and innovation;
  • Monitor and maintain relevant manuals, training materials and reports for economic strengthening.
  • Ensure all economic strengthening strategies are gender-sensitive and promote equitable programming.
  • Create and implement a plan to engage the private sector in economic strengthening activities for greater and sustainable impacts.
  • Lead the monthly, quarterly, and annual planning, monitoring, and reporting for all Economic Strengthening (ES) related activities;
  • Oversee pilot or demonstration projects to test and adopt specific ES activities.
  • Ensure global best practices shape project activities
  • Ensuring that books and materials used in the clusters, by either staff or groups, are delivered in time to meet program deadlines and in a manner, that maintains internal controls on inventory.
  • Providing substantial input to orientation and implementation training and training-of-trainers packages, including but not limited to training workshops for savings groups Management Committees, bi-monthly workshops run by Empowerment Workers, and MIS/positive deviance case study training.
  • Training the cluster-level Technical Services Coordinators to use these training materials so that they can conduct training for Empowerment Workers (EWs) in order to maximize their impact on the activities and behavior of women and their groups.
  • Overseeing the training carried out by the Technical Services Coordinators, sometimes serving as a co-trainer, to ensure that they are consistently delivering project training effectively, and conveying information and new ideas accurately and in a participatory manner that is appropriate for adult learners.
  • Ongoing engagement with the Technical Services Coordinators to ensure there is a smooth relationship between them and the Empowerment Workers and that the EWs’ support and capacity building with the groups is sufficient to result in their independence and self-management.
  • Regularly visiting groups to provide appreciative support and to ensure that a spirit of motivated teamwork and open communication is maintained throughout the project sites.
  • Identifying emerging areas of challenge and participating in the modification of program materials to meet those needs.
  • Ensuring that program information is accurately and promptly communicated from and to the field;
Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or higher in economics, international development or a related field preferred; gender studies or experience an advantage.
Experience:
  • 8+ years’ experience designing, implementing and monitoring household economic strengthening activities working on multifaceted and complex international development programs.
  • At least 5 years of technical management experience, including direct supervision of technical teams and implementing partners.
Skills
  • Solid knowledge of social protection, household economic strengthening, and microenterprise and market development instruments and frameworks.
  • Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships and resources for creation of business opportunities, business mentorship and skills training, market access, strategies to strengthen household resilience, etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills including such skills in English.
  • Experience with a USG cooperative agreement and PEPFAR programming strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow without constant or close supervision and ability and willingness to travel to program areas and internationally as required.
  • Excellent training skills in working with adult learners, particularly at the community level; experience in an appreciative approach a plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
How to Apply:

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position, a curriculum vitae detailing your experience and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Please send the application to [email protected] with the heading, Economic Strengthening Advisor Job Application.

The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 19th July 2017 (only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

To learn more about Pact Tanzania visit: http://www.pactworld.org/country/tanzania

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position, a curriculum vitae detailing your experience and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Please send the application to [email protected] with the heading, Economic Strengthening Advisor Job Application.

Job: Review of the National Micronutrient Policy Guidelines in Tanzania

Expected Deliverables:
  1. Desk Review of current guidelines of micronutrients nationally and globally
  2. Outline of first draft of the micronutrient guideline for Tanzania
  3. Convene a meeting with micronutrient working group; provide minutes/key recommendations
  4. First draft of Guideline for micronutrients in Tanzania
  5. Minutes and key recommendations from workshop to review the draft
  6. Final draft of micronutrient guideline, with highlighted changes based on the stakeholder meeting and any other follow up meetings
Duration of Assignment: 6-8 weeks

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Deadline: August 1st, 2017



Job: Develop National Guidelines on Bio-fortification in Tanzania

Consultancy Team Profile and Collaborating Institutions.

For the purpose of this assignment, the indepth review of guidelines should be hosted by a nutrition, health or agriculture institution/consultant and is expected to work in close collaboration with TFNC and Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. At a minimum, the institution/consultant should have substantial experience in agriculture and nutrition programming or public health and in producing guidelines and/or manuals on bio-fortification.

At least one team member or the consultant should be a food scientist/crop scientist who He/she will hold a masters degree in the area of crop production with experience in bio-fortification, or a nutritionist with wide experience in using bio-fortified food crops.

Guidelines for Submission

Interested consultancy firms should send submit the following:
  1. Curriculum Vitae (max 5 pages) and a description of the role of each team member (if applicable)
  2. The consultant should fill out annex A in lieu of a full proposal.

Deadline: August 1st, 2017

Job: Supply Chain Assessment for Maternal and Child Nutrition Commodities in Tanzania

The consultancy will be undertaken between July and September 2017. The agreed upon methodology, data collection tools, plan of activities and timing of outputs will be produced within 2 weeks of signing the contract to NI. Feedback will be given to the consultant within 1 week of receiving the documents after which the consultant will revise and submit for approval and commence of work. The consultant will be expected to submit the report within the stipulated timelines.


Deadline: August 1st, 2017

SUA call for PhD Candidate

Implementing Sustainable Land Management (SLM) strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of woody invasive alien species in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania.

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