Job: Technical Advisor - Livelihoods Promotion

Organization: Fundación Capital
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

**What are we offering?

The person hired will be responsible for providing technical support on the development and delivery of basic skills training for the Livelihoods Enhancement Component of the Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN). S/he will be self-directed and report to the Head of Operations - Tanzania, while also collaborating with the Director of Social and Livelihoods Promotion and managing relationships with external providers.

Who are we?

Fundación Capital (FundaK) is an international organization whose team works in 14 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, with the mission of reducing poverty and advancing economic citizenship. We work in the design, development and implementation of innovative projects, with the goal of helping individuals living in poverty to build, grow, manage and protect their financial, human, physical and social assets. (www.fundacioncapital.org)

What are the tasks and responsibilities?
  • Manage the day-to-day activities linked with providing technical advice to the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) on the Livelihoods Enhancement project currently underway, supporting the Head of Operations in implementing the work plan
  • Support the implementation of training: accompany our government partner to implement paper-based basic skills training in 9 villages in 3 districts; oversee a process evaluation.
  • Oversee the creation of new training content: work with specialists to outline and co-create new training modules which are designed to be delivered over an 18 month period for continued light-touch coaching. Training modules will cover themes such as personal development, financial education and entrepreneurship. Supervise pre-testing of new content in one village.
  • Manage the digitization of content: partner with Fundacion Capital’s internal product development team to develop an initial application for the already adapted and tested 6 individual modules of basic skills training for Livelihoods Enhancement to demonstrate a proof of concept.
  • Monitor the progress of activities: ensure on-time performance of planned activities within the allocated budget.
  • Write reports: document insights from the field and generate summaries for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advise partners on the design and implementation of effective livelihood enhancement strategies; participate in technical committees
  • Identify potential interventions which will promote greater productive inclusion and seek out public and private sector partners and donors who support similar goals
  • Attend national and international meetings and events on livelihood enhancement and the Graduation Approach to present the work of Fundación Capital
Who are we looking for?

Personal Requirements

The person we are looking for should be:
  • Independent, dynamic and persistent and an entrepreneurial innovator.
  • Highly committed to social and development issues and able to relate well with the people living in poverty.
Technical Requirements
  • Languages: fluent in Swahili and English (oral and written)
Skills & Knowledge:
  • Broad knowledge of livelihoods and productive inclusion issues (e.g. the Graduation Approach, access to finance and markets, technical skills training, coaching/mentoring)
  • Good writing skills, demonstrated through the production of reports, research papers and / or publications
Management and project implementation skills

Work Experience:
  • At least 4 years of work experience in the development sector
  • Field work with vulnerable communities preferably in Tanzania
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing proposals for funding
Education: Bachelor degree in economics, finance, development studies, community economic development or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution; Master's degree preferred.

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and a concise cover letter in which you explain (1) your motivation to work with us, (2) why you would be a good addition to our team, as well as (3) salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Send your applications as soon as possible to [email protected], with the subject line “Technical Advisor - Livelihoods Promotion”. Interviews will start from November 20th. This job advertisement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Job: Administrative Officer Jobs - Tanzania

Organization: Fundación Capital
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

What are we offering?

Fundación Capital has recently established a branch in Tanzania and is therefore seeking an Operations Officer to fulfil administrative and financial responsibilities for our office and support our local projects for Fundación Capital. S/he will work from our office in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and work under the supervision and guidance of Tanzania Office Representative and the Chief Financial Officer. We will provide a competitive consultancy fee under a 12 month service provision contract that is open to a longer-term employment perspective. On offer is an entrepreneurial and challenging position with lots of opportunity to turn ideas into reality, working alongside an inspiring, diverse and international team to create a better tomorrow for millions living in poverty.

Who are we?

Fundación Capital (FundaK) is an international organization whose team works in 14 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, with the mission of reducing poverty and advancing economic citizenship. We work in the design, development and implementation of innovative projects, with the goal of helping individuals living in poverty to build, grow, manage and protect their financial, human, physical and social assets. (www.fundacioncapital.org)

What are the tasks and responsibilities?

The position includes the following responsibilities within our branch in Tanzania, under the supervision and guidance of the Tanzania Office Representative and the Chief Financial Officer:

Administrative and financial tasks:
  • Develop, implement, manage, monitor, improve an appropriate general framework for an efficient administrative and financial management of Tanzania FundaK.
  • Implement the necessary accounting and financial tools and reporting mechanisms and prepare the administrative and financial reports of our projects.
  • Manage the file of the administrative, financial, accounting and legal documents.
  • Perform the control of the payment process.
  • Elaborate contracts and manage the file of human resources.
  • Operational tasks within FundaK´s projects:
  • Support and facilitate the technical and organizational work of projects and directors, finding and structuring the necessary supporting technical information.
  • Conduct field work as required to supervise operations and participate in project monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Set up a roster with possible partners and technical assistance consultants.
  • Draft standard marketing messages; develop and maintain a marketing toolkit and coordinate awareness raising of programs to donors and other partners.
  • Liaise and coordinate with FundaK staff involved with specific consultancies and project management.
Who are we looking for?

Personal Requirements
The person we are looking for should be
  • highly productive, motivated and goal-driven
  • a self-starter that is entrepreneurially orientated
  • a team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • creative and flexible
  • willing to travel up to 20%
Technical Requirements
  • Languages: strong communication skills in Swahili and English (oral and written)
Skills & Knowledge:
  • demonstrated organizational and project management skills
  • publication-grade English writing skills
  • knowledge on budgeting and financial reporting systems
  • intermediate MS Excel skills
  • research and analytical skills
  • knowledge on human resource policy in Tanzania, especially on employee contracting and staff management
Work Experience:
  • at least four years of work experience in an NGO or small business setting;
  • experience working across cultures
Education: Bachelor degree in finance, accounting or a similar field **

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and a concise cover letter in which you explain (1) your motivation to work with us, (2) why you would be a good addition to our team, as well as (3) salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Send your applications as soon as possible to [email protected], with the subject line “Administrative Officer - Tanzania”. Interviews will start from November 27th. This job advertisement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Job: Design Project Manager

Job Overview/Summary: IRC's Airbel Center is looking for a Design Project Manager to support development and testing of a program to improve primary school education and informal learning in refugee settings in Tanzania and beyond. Reporting to the Product Design Lead, the PM will apply strong design and project management skills to ensure successful testing and validation of various mobile based and video-based solutions in the field.

The role will be based in IRC headquarters in New York City with significant travel to camps in Tanzania.

This is a limited-term role with potential for creating a longer-term role either on the core R&D team or in one of programs in the field

Major Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with the Project lead, other team members at the Airbel Center, IRC Education Unit, and field staff to manage prototyping, build-out, testing and continuous improvement of solutions to improve primary school education and social emotional learning for people in crisis
  • Participate in different stages of the design research process such as in-person interviews, workshops, ideations, service design, survey design, pilot design and more
  • Drive project progress and coordinate activities of cross functional team members, including high-level planning and detailed short-term activity scheduling.
  • Proactively manage project risks, dependencies, issues, gaps, reporting and resource conflicts.
  • Identify local stakeholders and enlist them in community-based testing and feedback, giving them an opportunity to participate in the innovation process;
  • Engage and facilitate meetings with stakeholders across globally distributed business units, and coordinate stakeholder communications.
  • Ensure that project communications are timely, relevant and accurate, including regular status updates. Quickly channel insights to IRC researchers and implementation partners working remotely
  • Provide input to budget management processes so that expenditure can be tracked and accurate projections can be maintained.
  • Identify opportunities for fundraising and program development to advance project
Please follow this link to apply: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx

Job: Comic Relief Programme Manager

The Comic Relief Programme Manager will provide strategic leadership and is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Comic Relief programme and to represent and advocate for Save the Children's work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other agencies operating in Songwe and at Dar es Salaam level.

Contract Duration: 1 year

Location: Dar es Salaam with regular visits to Mbozi, Songwe

Please follow this link to apply: https://savethechildren.taleo.net...

Job: Director of Programmes - Traidcraft

Organization: Traidcraft
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 05 Dec 2017

Location; Gateshead or London

Salary; Competetive

Traidcraft Exchange is looking for an exceptional Director of Programmes to lead the organisation’s international work across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. You will be passionate about tackling injustice in trade and enabling producer associations, cooperatives and other SMEs to develop and grow, providing decent incomes for farmers and workers.

It is an exciting time for the organisation, with a new strategy recently developed and a sense of excitement about what we can achieve in coming years. We are seeking an individual who brings a depth of technical expertise in at least one of our strategic focus areas of supply chain facilitation, business support, women’s economic empowerment and environmentally sustainable trade and business practice. You will work with teams across regions to develop focused programme initiatives that deliver meaningful change for small-scale farmers, producers and workers. This role will be responsible for ensuring we have an effective funding strategy in place for our international work and will build relationships with a diverse portfolio of donors. You will be an excellent networker and collaborator, able to build strategic relationships with others so that we can maximise the scale, reach and impact of our work.

Having worked primarily in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, India and Bangladesh, we are looking to expand our geographical reach and to develop partnerships and programmes in new countries. We are open to different models of working, and have recently set up a new supply chain services function to work with businesses and others in India and globally. This role will be responsible for supporting teams developing this new model of working alongside our grant funded programme initiatives.

You will be an excellent leader and manager of people – able to empower and support teams to thrive whilst also ensuring a strong culture of accountability. You will play an active role on Traidcraft Exchange’s senior management team and be a leader within the organisation. You will travel regularly to the programme regions, and also be expected to travel within the UK, and potentially Europe, as required. The role can be based in Gateshead or London, and is a permanent, full-time role.

Traidcraft is like no other organisation. We aim to have fairly paid and motivated staff who contribute to the dynamic life of the organisation. People who work here are passionate. While it’s rewarding to have a job that really makes a difference, in addition to base salary and a generous pension (7.5% company contribution, minimum of 3% employee contribution), we offer flexible time / working patterns and as much fair trade tea and coffee as you can drink!

The client is happy to conduct telephone interviews for overseas candidates.

How to apply:

Interested; Further details including a full Job Description and application form can be found on our website; www.traidcraft.org.uk

Closing date for applications - 12 noon Tuesday 5th December 2017

Provisional date for interviews - 13th December 2017 (Gateshead) 15th December (London)

Job: Student Development & Co-op Manager - African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Organization: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 15 Dec 2017

We’re transforming Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries!

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS, www.nexteinstein.org) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and public engagement in mathematical sciences. Its mission is to enable Africa's brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa's future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency. The first AIMS centre opened in Cape Town, South Africa in 2003; since 2011, AIMS has opened additional centres in Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Tanzania and Rwanda. The goal of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is to build a Pan African network of 15 centres of excellence across the continent by 2023.

The AIMS-Next Einstein Initiative is committed to preparing students for successful careers in their area of choice, whether academic, industry, the public sector or other pursuits. To this end, AIMS-NEI has partnered with the MasterCard Foundation to pioneer a so-called Co-op Track of the Master’s program at AIMS Senegal. The pilot version of this program was launched in 2015 and has evolved to be a critical component of the students’ professional growth in Senegal. In addition to the course work undertaken by all Master Students, the Co-op Track includes periods of internships, during which students bring their knowledge and skills in mathematical sciences to local employers, where they will learn to apply their abilities to solve practical problems and to contribute to innovations. As part of their training, all Master students at AIMS also take courses in professional development and in entrepreneurship and business skills, which should benefit them in their future career and prepare them to make informed career decisions.

If you bring a collaborative spirit with a passion to affect change, consider this opportunity as our…

Student Development & Co-op Manager (SDCM)

Under the direction of the Academic Director and in collaboration with the AIMS Industry Initiative team, the SDCM will be a key point of contact for the students at the Centre as they prepare for their future lives and careers. The SDCM will be a source of support and encouragement and provide the advice and counsel needed to guide students’ personal and professional development and career choices. The SDCM will coordinate curricula and extra-curricular programs which complement and enhance the core mathematical sciences focus of the Centre.

As the SDCM, you will develop, coordinate and be responsible for programs to promote the personal and professional development of AIMS students. You will organize these programs and play leading roles in their delivery. Key outcomes will be to build the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to prepare students to plan and organize their own future lives and livelihoods; to practically contribute to employers’ needs and expectations; and to play leading roles in the social and economic development of Africa.

In this hands-on role, you will embrace the challenge of spearheading student development and the ongoing development of a comprehensive co-op (work integrated learning) program at AIMS Senegal--an pioneering initiative for the AIMS network with significant opportunity for scale-up to distinguish AIMS as an innovative learning institution that consistently produces sought-after graduates by top employers.

This is a full time opportunity based in Mbour, Senegal.
Do you have what we need?

· Master’s degree or higher qualification in a relevant field e.g. Human Resources/ Marketing/Business

· Must be bilingual (French and English)

· Superb relationship management skills to network and build and nurture fruitful industry partnerships and to effectively interact with diverse students, staff and the public

· 5+ years’ experience in a similar role in an international setting, with particular expertise with African academia

· Working knowledge of the various applications of a mathematical sciences education, as it applies to both industry and higher education pursuits

· A genuine passion to applying mathematical sciences for the development of Senegal and African society

· Be self-driven with the ability to work independently

· Strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to write and present orally

· Teaching experience at the university level or above is desirable

· Demonstrated evidence of integrity and ethical behaviour

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Internet applications (Skype, Google Apps)

· Availability and eligibility to travel within and out of Africa, for periodic extended in-country stays of up to 8 weeks


How to apply:

Are you ready to be a part of the transformation?

Submit your letter of motivation, including salary expectations together with a detailed CV in English to: [email protected] (quote “SDCM SEN” in the subject line). Applications will be accepted until the right candidate is identified.

Should no feedback be received from AIMS-NEI within four weeks of your submission, kindly accept that your application will not be further pursued. AIMS-NEI reserves the right not to make an appointment at its sole discretion.

AIMS-NEI is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Regional Program Officer, Great Lakes Region

The Regional Program Officer (RPO) plays a vital role within a regional team that supervises a regional portfolio of humanitarian relief, recovery and long term development programs in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania.

Candidates will be well organized and self-motivated with demonstrable writing, grant management, and creative problem solving skills. The successful candidate will liaise with country programs, NY support departments, IRC UK (London), IRC Brussels, IRC Geneva, IRC Germany and our government relations office in Washington DC to resolve country office and/or regional issues.

The Program Officer will be capable of managing multiple and complex tasks; thrive under pressure; have strong people skills; and be capable of interfacing successfully with internal actors, donors and partners to resolve program issues. S/he will also feel comfortable in a representational role, speaking on humanitarian and recovery issues to policy makers, donors and other audiences.

Based in New York, the Program Officer works under the supervision of the Regional Unit which includes the Regional Director (RD) and the Regional Grants Director (RGD). Directly supervised by the RGD, in coordination with the Deputy Regional Director (DRD), the RPO also manages the Program Managers/Assistants and interns for the region.

More info at https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx

Job: Programme Manager, Economic Inclusion - AKF

Organization: Aga Khan Foundation
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 Dec 2017

Do you have the creativity, maturity and drive to develop new and innovative economic inclusion programs, mobilise resources, manage a sizeable portfolio of projects, and foster productive partnerships with diverse stakeholders in Tanzania? If yes, then apply for this position.

AKF Tanzania is searching for a dynamic Program Manager for its Economic Inclusion thematic portfolio based in Dar es Salaam. This position is part of AKF Tanzania’s senior management team and provides an exciting opportunity to oversee and shape the Foundation’s programming portfolio in agricultural market systems, enterprise development, and financial inclusion in Tanzania and across East Africa. This portfolio comprises of market systems development projects and innovative mobile money based initiatives that AKF facilitates through private sector partnerships. The Program Manager will also be responsible for driving an ambitious resource mobilisation effort for AKF’s economic and agriculture sector programming in Tanzania. Reporting to the Director of Program, the Program Manager will be assisted by a Program Officer in managing and growing the portfolio.

Background: The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to problems that impede social and economic development in selected areas of Africa and Asia. AKF Tanzania is part of the AKF East Africa regional structure that implements programmes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. In Tanzania, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programmes in economic inclusion, food security and agriculture, education, early childhood development, health, and civil society strengthening.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Effectively mobilise resources for new and existing projects within the economic inclusion and agriculture sectors through the development of high quality funding proposals
  • Oversee management of the existing economic inclusion portfolio of six projects, currently focused in Lindi, Mtwara, Morogoro, and Arusha regions of Tanzania, ensuring all grant management requirements including work-planning, budgeting and accountability, monitoring and reporting, are met with quality assurance standards. Build and maintain a broad network of external partnerships with national government, parastatal, donors, private sector, civil society organisations and other partners
  • Support development of quality learning and communications materials including policy briefs and case studies to inform policies, programs, and practices
Qualifications/Experience
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in international development, business, or a related field
  • At least six years of solid experience working in the international development sector, with specific experience in resource mobilisation and rural economic development
  • Program development experience with ability to write strong proposals and responsive bids for new programs on market systems development, agri-business/enterprise development, value chain development, and financial inclusion
  • Exceptional English communications skills, able to make strong oral presentations and produce high quality written reports, concept notes and proposals
  • Strong interpersonal skills, initiative, ability to network with a range of development partners and organisations
  • Solid experience on grant management, including work-planning, M&E, report writing, preparation and monitoring of budgets
  • Thorough understanding of the global and national efforts on rural economic development
  • Experience working in Tanzania or East Africa will be highly preferred
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on tight timelines Knowledge of Kiswahili will be an advantage
How to apply:

Candidates interested in this unique career opportunity should submit a cover letter explaining why they are best suited for this particular position, CV (not exceeding 4 pages) and the names and contact information of three professional referees by 4th November, 2017**,** to the Country Director - Aga Khan Foundation, Tanzania, by e-mail to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job: Project Manager

Organization: Energy 4 Impact
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 27 Nov 2017

Organization Background

Energy 4 Impact is an international advisory organization supporting the energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. We deliver demand-driven, practical, and customized support to SMEs, project developers, social enterprises, and micro-enterprises that provide renewable energy services to off-grid communities.

Our team of 90 people includes primarily locally based professionals who are supported by a small head office in London. The organization has offices in 5 countries Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Senegal with teams delivering energy access projects.

Energy 4 Impact is funded by major development agencies such as SIDA (Sweden), DfID (UK), World Bank, IFC, USAID, Barclays, OFID, and EU. Since our founding in 2006, we have leveraged $100 million of grant funding to support more than 3,000 businesses.

Project context

In Tanzania, the Rural Energy Agency (REA) is implementing the Rural Electrification Densification Program (REDP) to extend the national grid to rural areas. The REDP includes an innovative Productive Use of Electricity (PUE) component which is led by E4I and which is intended to stimulate economic development and increase local commercial uptake of electricity by providing targeted business development services and make available micro-financing services to local entrepreneurs within selected villages. The overarching objective is to empower local entrepreneurs in rural areas to fully benefit from the expansion of the national power grid by stimulating productive use of electricity. In this context E4I is recruiting for a Project Manager to lead on the delivery of the PUE component.

The Project activities will take place in 74 rural villages located in the Tanga and Pwani regions, 20 in Tanga and 54 in Pwani.

Role

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of specific projects for which he/she is responsible and leads the project team to ensure delivery on targets and results. (S)He is also responsible for budget managemen

Responsibilities for the role include:

· Develop the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan for the project.

· Work with local partners and entrepreneurs in the implementation of the project.

· Ensure financial management and compliance of the project implementation.

· In consultation with the senior management ensure adequate staffing for the project.

· Manage and monitor the implementation of all project activities – including site assessments, recruitment of entrepreneurs, initiation of PUE activities, workshop and capacity building, enhance access to finance for the target group – according to the objectives, indicators, work plan and approved budget

· Ensure regular and proper project documentation and reporting according to donor and Energy 4 Impact standards, rules & regulations and keep all project stakeholders up-to-date on the project progress

· Lead the project team and ensure with the project support team the sound financial management (review, compliance of budget)

· Provide technical and managerial support to all team members in fulfillment of their duties according to project objectives and ensure compliance with Energy 4 Impact policies and procedures

· Approving staff travel advances, work plan sand expense claims.

· Requesting reports and work-plans from partners and colleagues.

Requirements

Academic Qualification & Experience
  • Master Degree or bachelor degree in project management, Business management, renewable energy or related degree. (and/or)
  • At least 5 years’ experience implementing donor funded projects
  • Experience working with small businesses and/or energy SMEs and/or an understanding of renewable energy technologies, business models and productive use of electricity (PUE) is highly advantageous.
  • Experience managing multiple projects in the context of a developing country and using tools such as MS Project for planning.
How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job: Programme Funding Officer - Traidcraft

Organization: Traidcraft
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 05 Dec 2017

Location; Gateshead or London

Salary £25,000 (£29,000 including London weighting)

Traidcraft Exchange works to challenge injustice in trade and business practice, demonstrating and sharing expertise on how trade can work for the benefit of all, especially the vulnerable and exploited. It is an exciting time for Traidcraft Exchange, with a new strategy recently developed and a sense of excitement about what we can achieve in coming years. Having worked primarily in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, India and Bangladesh, we are looking to expand our geographical reach and to develop partnerships and programmes in new countries.

We are looking for a Programme Funding Officer with a strong interest in trade justice to join our Programme Funding Team. The Programme Funding Officer role will focus on the research, coordination and development of funding applications to statutory and non-statutory funding institutions. Supporting Traidcraft Exchange to secure large scale funding for its programme and policy work, you will have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise confidently and diplomatically with donors and colleagues both in the UK and overseas. You’ll have a proven ability to compile and effectively summarise large quantities of written information and be able to construct and review multi-year project budgets and donor budgets. As well as working to research new funding opportunities and build organisational knowledge of institutional funding sources through desk research, the role will also write and edit funding proposals to meet donor requirements, including project budgets and result frameworks.

The role can be based in Gateshead or London, and is a permanent, full-time role. As well as potential travel within the UK, you will also undertake overseas trips to the regional programmes when necessary to support the development of funding applications.

Traidcraft is like no other organisation. We aim to have fairly paid and motivated staff who contribute to the dynamic life of the organisation. People who work here are passionate. While it’s rewarding to have a job that really makes a difference, in addition to base salary and a generous pension (7.5% company contribution, minimum of 3% employee contribution), we offer flexible time / working patterns and as much fair trade tea and coffee as you can drink!

How to apply:

Interested? A full Job Description and Application Form can be found on www.traidcraft.org.uk/jobs
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Tuesday 5th December 2017

Provisional date for interviews: Week commencing 11th December 2017

Cranfield University Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa Merit Scholarships for 2018/19

Cranfield University welcomes high calibre students from Sub-Saharan Africa, and in recognition of the valuable contribution that these students make we have developed this scholarship to help students to make their desire to study at Cranfield a reality. The Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa Merit Scholarship is for those applying for a full-time Masters degree in the relevant areas listed at https://www.cranfield.ac.uk

Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program

General notes
  • Applications are accepted directly from students. There is no limit to the number of students who may apply from each university.
  • Applicant's areas of research interest must be one of the areas listed at https://research.google.com/.
  • Awardees will be announced on the Google Research blog by mid-March 2018
More info at https://research.google.com

Tanzania: 2018 CREATES scholarships for Masters and PhD

1: 25 Scholarships for Master´s candidates available starting in 2018

The Centre for Research, agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability in Food and Nutritional Security (CREATES), hosted by the School of Life Sciences and Bioengineering at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) has opened its Master´s positions for suitable candidates to apply. This newly established African Centre of Excellence is aimed at students who are gifted, passionate, creative and free thinkers, innovative, and who will be job-creators rather than job-seekers in the future.

Click Here for more Information.

2: 15 Scholarships for PhD candidates available starting in 2018.

Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) - Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

The next OKP fellowship deadline will take place in March 2018. More information will follow in due time. The following IHS programmes will be available for the next deadline:

MSc. in Urban Management and Development (UMD)
3-month course on Urban Management and Development Theory (UMDT)

3-week course on Developing Social Housing Projects (DSHP)

A provisional list of eligible countries has been shared by Nuffic. Please know that this list is still under development and is subject to change. The following countries are eligible: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

More info at https://www.ihs.nl/resources/scholarships/netherlands_fellowship_programmes/

2018 ICP scholarships application now open

The Master of Transportation Sciences offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain a master’s degree in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety). Applications are now open.

The Master of Transportation Sciences is happy to announce we now have a call for participants for the ICP programme 2018 “ROAD SAFETY IN LOW & MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES”.

The International Course Programme (ICP) anually offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain an MSc in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety). The programme takes two years and has a specific focus on road safety in developing countries. Prof. Dr Tom Brijs: “Developing countries face an increase of people participating in traffic, with all its consequences. The World Bank predicts that the number of road victims in Asia will double in the near future. That’s why it is incredibly important to build local knowledge and expertise concerning road safety and to strengthen it.”

Participants are expected to be proficient in English and to hold an academic bachelor degree in domains such as (transport or civil) engineering, (transport) economy, mathematical and statistical sciences, political and social sciences, psychology or sociology.

Eligibility criteria

With the International Course Programme, VLIR-UOS financially supports English master’s programmes focussing on development-related themes. The scholarship sponsor has stipulated a number of eligibility criteria applicants must meet, e.g.:
  1. The maximum age of applicants should be 35 on 1st January 2018
  2. Only people from the below 31 countries are eligible for a scholarship
  • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
  • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru

Click here to get a full overview of the eligibility criteria.

How to apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2018

By March 1, 2018, we need to have a completed online application and hard copies of legalized degree certificates and academic transcripts by post. After March 1, 2018, all eligible applications will be reviewed and ranked. The top 12 applications will be selected for a scholarship.

More info