Job: Country Resource Mobilization Manager-Tanzania

The Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM) will be based in Heifer International’s country offices in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe . S/he plays a central role in her/his country of assignment in defining resource mobilization strategies, identifying market opportunities, building relationships, strategically positioning Heifer with potential funders and partners, strengthening country office capacity for resource mobilization, and responding to funding opportunities, specifically institutional funders such as USAID and the EU. The CRMM will report to the Partnership and Business Development Manager located at the Institutional Business Development (IBD) office in Washington, DC. S/he will work closely with the Country Director (CD) and country team to effectively conduct market analysis on funding trends, gather business intelligence, identify and participate in responding to business opportunities in the country and in the region, as needed. S/he will be a member of country program management team of his/her assigned country. S/he will join existing and/or create new and relevant netwoks in-country to position Heifer for business partnerships. The CRMM, in coordination with the IBD team and the CD, will coordinate pre-bid, bid, and post-bid processes for the country of assignment. This, among others, will include relationship building, intelligence gathering, processing and sharing of key information in a timely manner; capture planning, initiating Go/NoGo decisions; identification and vetting of partners, drafting of pre/teaming agreements and writing sections of funding proposals as needed. S/he collaborates with other Heifer resource mobilization/fundraising teams, as needed, to identify and respond to specific institutional funders, foundations and corporate funding opportunities.

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Job: IT Technical and Development Specialist Consultant

Cardno International Development is seeking an IT Technical and Development Specialist Consultant for an existing P4 project in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This position will support programmatic and under the mHealth Tanzania Public-Private Partnership. This is a Public-Private Partnership in PEPFAR Countries project (P4) position based in Dar es Salaam; United Republic of Tanzania.

The IT Technical and Development Specialist Consultant will support the program’s IT Technical and Development and Program Adviser for all technical project implementations under the mHealth Tanzania Public-Private Partnership. S/he will provide program assistance on all Information Communication Technology (ICT) components. S/he will assistant where necessary, the project activities related to the technical implementation and expansion of Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and implementing partner mHealth service through existing SMS, USSD and Voice-based channels.

In this role, the IT Technical and Development Specialist Consultant will provide day-to-day technical project assistance and support, business analysis support for all related program and partner activities. S/he will assist other members of the team in the development, implementation and/or oversight of other program activities. The incumbent requires both an understanding of technical concepts and possess an ability to clearly understand the business needs of partners by eliciting system requirements. S/he requires the skills to translate them into working solutions in line with an existing solution framework.

The IT Technical and Development Advisor is also expected to provide ICT assistance to the project team; including LAN, WAN, PC, printer, scanner support and other basic technical support where needed to ensure the team can operate effectively.

Find out more/apply at cardno.com

Job: Officer - Digital Marketing - Tanzania

Employer: The School of St Jude
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Communications & Marketing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: International

Job posted on: 17 January, 2018.
Applications close: 28 February, 2018.

About Us

The School of St Jude is a 100% charity-funded education institution that provides free, high-quality primary and secondary scholarships to 1,800 of the poorest and brightest students in the Tanzanian region of Arusha.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for community development and a strong interest in NGOs.
Key Responsibilities
  • In consultation with the Head of Marketing, contribute to the development and implementation of the digital marketing strategy.
  • In consultation with the Head of Marketing, devise strategies to drive online traffic to the St Jude's online platforms including St Jude’s website, blog and social media channels.
  • Advise on and implement search engine optimization strategies.
  • Write and upload content for the online platforms including website, blog and social media channels.
  • Write content for and distribute the monthly e-newsletter and clean-up database after each distribution.
  • Revise existing and/or create new email templates and web assets.
  • Work with the graphic designer to revise existing and/or create new email templates and web assets as required.
  • Review, proof read and disseminate accurate and relevant information on St Jude’s digital and online platforms.
  • Proof check and update digital and online communication tools distributed by the Marketing team.
  • Support development of and proof check digital and online communication tools distributed by other teams.
  • Coordinate production of a variety of digital and traditional media corporate and marketing communications.
  • Monitor and report on website visitation, social media engagement and conversion results.
  • Strive to continually improve the usability, design, content and conversion of the digital and online communication tools.
  • Review new technologies and keep up to date with latest trends in digital marketing and fundraising, making recommendations for relevant revenue generating initiatives.
Other Duties
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager.
Skills and required experience
  • Ability to monitor day-to-day outputs and quality of work.
  • Strong creative writing skills and the ability to write in a professional yet personable house style.
  • Ability to develop engaging supporter communications.
  • Diploma/Degree in Communications or Marketing viewed favourably.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Great team player.
  • Energetic, consistent and dedicated personality.
  • Design editing skills (Indesign and Publisher) viewed favourably.
  • Willingness to learn and continuing commitment to improvement.
  • Be flexible, open-minded, tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country.
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
Other Attributes
  • Be flexible, open-minded, and tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country.
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
  • Work well independently and as part of a team of Tanzanian staff and international volunteers.
  • Have good emotional and physical health and the energy and drive to take on new challenges.
Benefits
  • A Local Wage that will allow you to live comfortably in Arusha – a vibrant gateway to Tanzania’s world-famous national parks.
  • International Employees Benefits Package including: house benefit allowance and access to furnished on-campus accommodation (WiFi included); plus contract completion bonuses.
  • Mid-Morning Tea & Lunch (during working days)
  • Opportunities for Career Development.
  • Welcoming community of international and local employees.
  • Two weeks paid Christmas holiday in addition to the annual 28 days leave.How to apply for this job
Complete the following:
  • A Cover letter (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/MRKTN/01/18
  • Up to date Curriculum Vitae.
  • A completed Application form DOC.
  • Email the document to [email protected], using the subject line: Officer - Digital Marketing - Tanzania TSOSJ/HR/MRKTN/01/18 application via EthicalJobs.
APPLY NOW!
SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER.

Use your skills to help one of Africa’s most successful international education charities!

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Hazardous contamination found around lead battery recycling plants in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania + 3 other African countries

Lead battery recycling plants are often located near schools and residential communities such as these two plants shown in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

San Francisco, Jan. 18, 2018 - Extensive lead contamination was found in lead battery recycling plants and surrounding communities in seven African countries. The contamination levels in soil ranged up to 14% lead with average concentrations of 2% lead.

Lead battery recycling is a growing hazardous industry throughout Africa. In addition to vehicle applications, lead batteries are used to store solar and wind power, and are in demand for backup power for computers, cell phone towers, and home use. Lead pollution at these industrial sites poses significant health risks to the public.

The study "Soil Contamination from Lead Battery Manufacturing and Recycling in Seven African Countries" published in the Journal Environmental Research, tested areas surrounding 16 authorized industrial facilities in Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Tunisia. Lead levels around lead battery recycling plants ranged up to 48,000 parts per million (ppm) with an average of 2,600 ppm. Levels below 80 ppm are considered safe for children.

Perry Gottesfeld, Executive Director of Occupational Knowledge International and the lead author of the study, said "There is an immediate need to limit lead emissions from this industry and to test children's exposure levels in nearby communities." He added that most African countries have no laboratories that can routinely test blood lead levels.

"This study demonstrates that even large scale recycling facilities are significant sources of lead contamination." Gottesfeld said. Even in Los Angeles, California the large Exide Technologies battery recycling plant that was forced to close in 2015 was found to be contaminating soil in a radius extending up to 1.7 miles from the site.

"In Africa there are no industry specific regulations controlling the release of lead from these recycling plants or to protect workers and children in surrounding communities." said Dr. Gilbert Kuepouo, from the NGO CREPD and an author on the study.

Kuepouo noted that "One of the two facilities tested in Cameroon is located within approximately 100 meters of a High School and residential district with 30,000 inhabitants."

A recent study found that lead exposure levels among children in Cameroon are five times higher than those reported among children in France and six times higher than in the U.S. "We know that exposures around these industrial facilities are much greater than the levels we saw in our capital city, Yaoundé." Kuepouo added.

Few countries in Africa have adequate regulations governing the operations and emissions from lead battery recycling. Kuepouo added "That governments should require lead battery manufacturing and recycling industries to publicly disclose their air emissions on an annual basis like in Europe and the U.S."

The authors of the study called on governments to ensure that plant operators set aside funds for facility closures to ensure that lead soil contamination is not left behind. One such site around a shuttered lead battery recycling plant in Mombasa Kenya that has never been remediated is responsible for poisoning hundreds of nearby residents since the plant was closed in 2009.

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) adopted a resolution during its meeting in 2017 calling on governments to do more to control hazardous lead emissions from lead battery recycling.

Job: Senior Reading Specialist, USAID Tanzania Tusome Pamoja “Let’s Read Together”

RTI International is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Senior Reading Specialist to work with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Tusome Pamoja Program (2016- 2021) in Tanzania. The 5-year program works to assist the Ministry of Education to replicate and scale up reading, writing and arithmetic improvement interventions in schools with an emphasis on curriculum and materials development for Grades 1-4 in Swahili and English. On behalf of the USAID/Tanzania, RTI works with regional, district, and ward personnel to implement reading, writing, and arithmetic reforms in four mainland regions of the country and Zanzibar, with support given to approximately 3000 public primary schools in the selected regions. Additionally, Tusome Pamoja implements activities to engage communities and parents to further the goals of improved student learning outcomes.

The Senior Reading Specialist will provide technical oversight and guidance to support improved reading instruction and learning. S/he will supervise the development and delivery of Tusome Pamoja-supported reading materials including pupil books and teachers’ materials, teacher professional development in reading, and teacher classroom support and monitoring. S/he will monitor the fidelity of implementation of the activities in reading across the project regions, liaise with government representatives and stakeholder experts on technical matters, and together with the senior management of Tusome Pamoja, ensure that children in project schools achieve improved outcomes in reading. The Senior Reading Specialist will serve as the technical counterpart for the Tanzania Institute of Education (TIE) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) in Mainland Tanzania and the Ministry of Education and Vocational Education (MoEVT) in Zanzibar and non-ministry stakeholders in the development and adaptation of appropriate teaching and learning materials, including structured teacher materials. S/he will supervise and manage the technical inputs of project staff, subcontractors and consultants, as well as short term technical assistance. S/he will develop new and strengthen existing partnerships with education institutions that can contribute to the creation and delivery of teacher professional development.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide technical leadership for the USAID Tusome Pamoja curriculum development and teacher professional development activities. Specific activities include:
  • Provide quality assurance in the design, implementation and evaluation of literacy curricula and materials 
  • Assist the Chief of Party to ensure timely project implementation and technical fidelity, monitor project activities, and ensure quality
  • Serve as the direct technical counterpart for the MoEST, MoEVT, and TIE in the development and adaptation of appropriate teaching and learning materials
  • Ensure the technical quality of teacher professional development programs, including the face to face trainings, the classroom support system, and the school-level teacher mentoring and self-learning interventions in Tusome Pamoja
  • Coordinate assistance provided by subcontractors and short-term reading experts, local and international
  • Leverage project M&E data to inform adjustments in the project's technical approach and ensure continued improvement in student reading outcomes 
  • Develop and strengthen new and existing partnerships with other education institutions, contributing to the creation and delivery of quality teacher professional development activities and classroom support systems 
  • Collaborate with government partners and subcontractors to ensure the technical accuracy of their approaches 
  • Coordinate with other donors and NGOs working on literacy interventions in Tanzania to ensure that Tusome Pamoja is coherent technically and successful interacts with other interventions in similar areas 
Other responsibilities:
  • Prepare periodic performance reports 
  • Train project staff and provide orientation to new staff regarding the EGR methods and processes.
  • Contribute to annual work planning on TPP and promote joint work planning with other USAID partners
  • Use and contribute to the knowledge base on EGR materials development and teacher professional development, RTI’s and globally
  • Engage and support research studies relevant for Tusome Pamoja 
  • Respond to USAID and other program requests for information as needed and support other activities as they arise.
Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in education, preferably with a specialty in literacy or early childhood education. A Ph.D. in education with a focus on literacy or early childhood education is preferred.
  • At least 12 years of experience in programs in sub-Saharan Africa that work to improve early grade reading is required.
  • Prior experience with the development of early grade reading materials, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols, and tests and assessments, is required: experience with the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA).
  • Prior experience serving in a technical leadership capacity on USAID-funded projects preferred.
  • Proven ability to lead, manage, and motivate personnel.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability (verbal and written).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability.
  • Must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English. It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate be conversant and fluent in written and spoken Kiswahili.
Apply at (source): https://rtiint.referrals.selectminds.com...1618

Job: Health Information Systems Advisor - Tanzania

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions

RTI is seeking a Health Information Systems (HIS) Advisor who will support CDC Tanzania in providing technical assistance to the Tanzanian government to integrate and coordinate surveillance and programmatic data analyses to support decision-making for planning and policy needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, and tracking of health-related data available in country. The HIS Advisor will work with partners and Tanzanian Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts to design and develop a national HIS integration framework. The framework will integrate health data from all existing, diverse data sources, and will provide a secure environment for users to extract consolidated public health data. This coordination of surveillance and programmatic data analyses will support decision-making for planning and policy needs, including cataloguing, reviewing, and tracking of health-related data available in country.

Qualifications:
  • University degree in information systems, ICT systems/business analysis or business and management.
  • At least 6 years demonstrated experience in healthcare-related database and data warehouse design and development for U.S. Government-funded projects, other internationally funded programs, Tanzanian NGOs, or private sector.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in data warehouse principles and technology
  • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
  • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, analytics, data visualization, data import/export capabilities, and API desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English required.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Please use Tanzania: HIS Advisor in the subject line.

Job: HIV Technical Advisor - Tanzania

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our headquarters is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions.

RTI is seeking an Infrastructure Advisor who will provide technical advice to CDC Tanzania as part of a project team, working on schemes through all stages of a project’s procurement and development. The Advisor will develop knowledge of fundamental project issues for a range of sectors, but particularly social infrastructure for a CDC HIV infrastructure development project. He/she will manage projects, including financial, technical and contractual matters and compliance with internal quality procedures and directives.

Qualifications:
  • BA/BS and at least 5 years’ experience advising on infrastructure projects.
  • Significant project experience in the social infrastructure sector; experience engaging the private and public sectors to build and manage alliances and facilitate resources to achieve expected results in productive infrastructure projects.
  • Experience reviewing engineering and infrastructure studies and analyses, infrastructure designs and inspections of public and private sector funded initiatives.
  • Experience working with and managing a range of clients and stakeholders including Tanzanian Government Authorities and/or lenders.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English required.
  • Experience of preparing basic financial models preferred.
  • Evidence of working on varied technical topics and flexibility to adapt knowledge to areas outside immediate experience.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to g[email protected]
 Please use Tanzania: HIV Infrastructure Advisor II in the subject line.

DFID is seeking a supplier(s) for Scaling Up Family Planning in Tanzania

Description DFID is seeking a Supplier(s) to deliver family planning support through a Scaling up Family Planning Services programme in Tanzania over five years (2018-2023).

The aim is to increase family planning use in Tanzania to reduce maternal mortality and increase the quality of life of women. This will be a comprehensive family planning programme with the existing component as the current programme and additional focus as follows:
i. Provision of family planning services, including HIV testing, Comprehensive Post-Abortion Care (CPAC) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV).
ii. Procurement of family planning commodities.
iii. Health system strengthening including capacity building of the Health Facilities Workers and supply chain strengthening.
iv. The programme will also focus on innovative ways of reaching youth, people with disabilities and refugees. DFID will have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations.

Population Fund (UNFPA) for the procurement of commodities, strengthening of the supply chain at the national level and advocating for youth use of family planning. Additionally, DFID will contract a supplier(s) to provide comprehensive family planning services, in the interest of sustaining a competitive market and fostering innovation and challenge.

Response Required By Wed 31 January 2018 at 14:00
Contract Start Date Thu 01 November 2018

More info (source): https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice...

Former Google worker bringing voluntary IT training in Dar es Salaam

In Tanzania, a former Google worker is bringing tech training to locals. Following a decade working for multinational tech companies, American software engineer Levi Weintraub quit his job and took to the road. After riding his motorbike through 46 US states and across 27 countries, he ended up in Tanzania. There, he's set up an IT training program. CGTN's Daniel Kijo has more.

This man is no ordinary biker. Levi Weintraub left a job Google and a life of luxury in the United States, sold everything he had, and hit the road. Before arriving in Tanzania he had travelled through 9 countries in Africa by motorbike. And although visually rewarding, he says the trip almost killed him - when he came off his wheels in Namibia.

LEVI WEINTRAUB SOFTWARE ENGINEER "Here I was, on the side of the road, in the middle of nowhere in the mountains. With, I knew I had at least one broken bone. But it was the most painful experience of my life. I mean three and a half hours. After an hour the adrenaline wears off. And it's just unbelievable pain."

After being saved by villagers, Levi got back on his bike. And upcoming software developers in Tanzania will be pleased he kept going, as Levi is now putting his knowledge and experience to good use.

LEVI WEINTRAUB SOFTWARE ENGINEER "Build more of a technology hub in Dar because that provides great jobs and economic development. That's where i see myself being most the useful while I'm here. Is trying to foster that."

Levi says his passion is mentoring but he also enjoys cultural interaction. Now he's using both skills to teach coding at this innovation hub.

DANIEL KIJO DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA "Before moving on to another country. Levi is planting seeds of programming knowledge that will grow and help hundreds long after he is gone."

Tanzania is in its infancy when it comes to software engineering. Although there has been rising interest, most young developers lack access to top level training.

HARVEY KADIANJI SOFTWARE DEVELOPER "What we were missing here is having a veteran, an industry veteran to channel what we are supposed to do rather than try different set of things. So having someone like Levi would be really really helpful."

Experts say Africa is on the verge of a huge technological breakthrough. So as Levi continues his travels across the continent, learning about different cultures, he hopes to make further inroads towards bridging the IT knowledge gap. Daniel kijo, CGTN, Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

ref: https://news.cgtn.com

Report: Multi-Family Housing (Construction) in Tanzania: Market Analytics by Category & Cost Type to 2021

The "Multi-Family Housing (Construction) in Tanzania: Market Analytics by Category & Cost Type to 2021" report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Construction, Manufacturing and Construction, Residential Construction Markets.

The "Multi-Family Housing (Construction) in Tanzania: Market Analytics by Category & Cost Type to 2021" report has been published. It contains historic and forecast market data for the multi-family housing category in Tanzania, it also provides detailed breakdown of the data by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition) and by cost type (construction materials, construction equipment and construction services).

Summary
Multi-family housing covers residential buildings where several separate housing units are contained within one building. This includes, but is not limited to, condominiums and low-rise and high-rise apartment blocks.

The Tanzanian multi-family housing construction category continued to increase in the review period with a value of TZS3,280,989.64 million (US$1,532.93 million) in 2016 and increased at a rate of 17.91% over 2015. The market recorded a CAGR of 20.00% from 2012 through 2016.

"Multi-Family Housing (Construction) in Tanzania: Market Analytics by Category & Cost Type to 2021"' provides a top-level overview and detailed insight into the operating environment of the multi-family housing market in Tanzania. It is an essential tool for companies active across the Tanzania construction value chain and for new players considering to enter the market.

Scope

  • A top level overview of the multi-family housing construction category in Tanzania.
  • Historic data provided from 2012 through 2016 and forecast from 2017 through 2021.
  • A detailed breakdown of the data by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition) and by cost type (construction materials, construction equipment & construction services) across the multi-family housing market.

Reasons To Buy

  • Provides a top level understanding of the Multi-Family Housing construction in Tanzania.
  • Helps you understand the market performance by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition) and construction cost type (construction materials, construction equipment & construction services).
  • Allows you to plan future business decisions using the forecast figures given.
  • The broad but detailed perspective will help all the players in the construction activity to understand and succeed in the challenging construction market.