Call for Consultants

Organization: Abt Associates
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 06 Nov 2017

Abt Associates, a major U.S.-based research, technical assistance, and international development company, seeks a highly qualified technical specialist to support the Global Health Supply Chain Technical Assistance – Tanzania (GHSC-TA-TZ) Program. GHSC supports the development of agile, robust, and sustainable health supply chains that will improve the availability of medicines and the health status of Tanzanians through the following objectives:
  • Objective 1: Provide strategic planning and implementation assistance
  • Objective 2: Improve delivery of health commodities at service sites
  • Objective 3: Broaden stakeholders’ understanding of and engagement in the supply chain system
  • Objective 4: Strengthen enabling environments to improve supply chain performance
Minimum Qualifications
  • University degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Healthcare Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Minimum of five years’ professional experience in one or more of the technical areas outlined below;
Technical Areas of Interest

Abt is seeking technical specialists with experience in Public Health Supply Chain and Private Sector Engagement.

The following skills and/or experience are desirable:
  • Private Sector Health Programming
  • Public-Private Partnership Development in Health Sector
  • Pharmaceutical Management and Commodity Supply Chain Experience in Tanzanian Public Health Sector
  • Financing of Commodity Supply Chains Systems
  • Experience in consulting on donor-funded public health programs.
Country Expertise
  • Tanzania
How to apply:

To be considered for this position, an applicant must submit each of the following:
  • Updated CV
  • Cover Letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications
  • In the subject line of the email, write the title of the position (Technical Consultant / GHSC) for which you are applying.
Tanzanian nationals strongly encouraged to apply. Please send these documents to: [email protected].

Job: Innovation Officer, P2, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Temporary Appointment)

The TA will support the collection, analysis and dissemination of real time data to inform programmes as well as support the implementation of citizen engagement and social accountability interventions using the RapidPro platform. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying and implementing new mechanisms to increase adoptions and use of the existing and new citizen engagement platforms especially among the most marginalized girls and women.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  2. Networking and partnership building
  3. Technical and operational support to programme
Key Expected Results
  1. Reliable real-time data collection system and dashboards in place that continuously and concretely informs programme operations
  2. Citizen engagement and social accountability interventions implemented with women and girls represented informing quality of service.
  3. Wide spectrum of partners engaged and making use of the real-time data collection, analysis and dissemination system in key programme areas including government, CSOs, UN agencies, Media, Private sector etc.

Job: Energy Access Expert - Tanzania

Organization: Practical Action
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 18 Oct 2017

With 50 years of expertise, Practical Action has a strong heritage, and track record of bringing communities and experts together to find practical, sustainable solutions to enable people to meet their needs, which work for both people and the planet. Technology features in everything we do.

Since 2014, Practical Action with the support of DFID and other donors has been producing our flagship publication, the Poor Peoples Energy Outlook (PPEO). The PPEO is a research based report that attempts to bring out the energy needs of poor people using empirical evidence from rural communities. It attempts to challenge governments and other policy makers to rethink energy planning and delivery from the perspectives of the energy poor. The most recent publication was based on research done in three countries - Kenya, Bangladesh and Togo.

Over the next year, we propose to disseminate the PPEO whilst simultaneously investigating how it can best be used to facilitate positive impacts to the complex energy access landscape in Tanzania.

In view of the above, we are looking for a Tanzania Energy Access Sector Expert based in Tanzania who will be responsible for the contextualizing the PPEO findings and dissemination of the same.

The consultant will report to the Practical Action Consulting project manager and will lead and/or support on the following key activities:
  1. Undertake a mapping exercise of the existing actors who can support the dissemination of the PPEO findings;
  2. Contextualise the findings to the Tanzania energy access situation;
  3. Organise a series of events aimed at disseminating learnings and evidence from the PPEO publication to national and regional stakeholders; and
  4. Explore pathways to achieving energy access as a result of the dissemination
The consultant should possess:
  • A Masters’ degree in engineering, economics or other technical discipline related to the assignment.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in a professional environment delivering results to clients
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How to apply:

Interested applicants may send their applications including detailed CV with at least 3 contactable references and their suggested daily fee rate in USD to: [email protected] by 18th October 2017. Please indicate: “Energy Access Expert, Tanzania” in the email subject line.

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She/he will provide strategic leadership on the development and implementation of strategies aimed at creating changes in market systems surrounding smallholder farmers’ access to vital goods and services. This will involve working to develop a sustainable network of village-based agro-dealers and service providers (tillage and spray service providers) supported by private sector input supply chains, and with the necessary supporting functions.

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Job: Education Coordinator

The Education Coordinator will be responsible for leading the IRC education team in Tanzania, providing technical and operational support and ensuring timely and quality implementation of program activities and strategies in compliance with donor requirements. S/he will ensure that the objectives of the programs are met in a timely manner and are monitored and evaluated effectively, that education staff receive appropriate mentorship and professional development, and that a positive team spirit is fostered, encouraging innovative and quality programming. Additionally, the Education Coordinator will collaborate with other sectors to ensure that protection and wellbeing of children is consistently mainstreamed across IRC sectors. The Education Coordinator will also work in coordination with key education stakeholders and partners, representing the IRC Education program in Tanzania and strengthening partnerships. S/he will also be involved in designing and advancing IRC country education strategy with stakeholders at different levels, including advocacy at policy level.

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Job: Volunteer Legal Advocates-Tanzania

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2018 Ashden Awards

The application process for the 2018 Ashden Awards is now open

On 14 June 2018, 10 winners from around the world will receive a prize fund and global recognition for their achievements in increasing access to sustainable energy, promoting sustainable travel and helping build a low-carbon future.

Call for Fellowship Applications Centre for Global Cooperation, University Duisburg-Essen

The K├Ąte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for Research Fellowships in the period March 2018 – February 2019. Proposals regarding 1) pathways and mechanisms of global cooperation and 2) global cooperation under conditions of polycentric governance are especially welcome. The fully funded fellowships for up to 12 months are available to both senior and postdoctoral researchers across the humanities and social sciences. Deadline for applications is 19 November 2017.

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