Friday, September 29, 2023

Country Director - Tanzania - Plan International

As a Plan International Country Director, you will be the leader tasked with unlocking that potential in country.

This is a truly influential position that comes with full accountability for Plan International’s operations and results in country. You will have the unique opportunity to drive programmes and influencing work, set overall direction for the country office, lead and grow the team, and ensure accountability to communities and donors for meeting demanding targets and maintaining alignment with the global strategy.

You will be deeply comfortable with leading transformative change and your talents as a leader and communicator will inspire Plan employees and volunteers while engaging partners, government, local communities and our other stakeholders. You will bring a focused approach to key responsibilities such as risk management, income growth, the disbursement of project funds and the oversight of projects.

Location: Tanzania

Type of Role: 5 year contract. We are willing to consider applicants from across the globe and therefore support with relocation is available if required

Reports to: Director of Sub Region

Closing Date: Monday 9th October

Finance and Administration Officer

Location: Rufiji - Tanzania Contract Period: Full time (1 year renewable contract) 

The purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient and effective financial management of Transform Trade work in Tanzania and for providing logistical and administrative support. The FAO will provide finance and administrative support for the implementation of Transform Trade-FCDO Funded project titled ‘People, Prosperity and Planet Project’ in Kisarawe and Rufiji district of Tanzania.

The People, Prosperity, Planet Project is a three-year (April 2022- March 2025) project to be implemented by Transform Trade in partnership with Tanzania Gender and Sustainable Energy Network (TANGSEN) in Kisarawe and Rufiji district of Tanzania. The project aims to improve Natural Resource Management (NRM) and livelihoods for 2200 ((1300 women: 800 men; 100 people with disabilities) vulnerable people through climate resilient practices & market led approaches along 4 value chain (VC’s)’. The four selected value chains include honey, fruit trees, poultry & vegetables.

Interested? Further details including the Job Description can be found below and at Relief Web.

A CV and completed application form of the interested candidate should be sent to [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 5th October 2023.

Provisional date for interviews: 12th October 2023.

Start date: Latest 27th November 2023.

Investigation Specialist

Job title: Investigation Specialist

Place of work: Tanzania

Start date: January 2024 or shortly thereafter

Employment rate: 100%

Contract duration: Until March 2025

Reporting: Head of Programmes, ICAR

About the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR)

The International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) is a specialist centre of the Basel Institute on Governance that works with countries around the world to strengthen their capacities to recover stolen assets. Particular emphasis is placed on hands-on mentoring to assist practitioners from law enforcement and prosecutorial authorities to conduct financial investigations, develop suitable strategies for the prosecution of corruption offences, and to identify, restrain and confiscate proceeds of crime. ICAR also supports legislative and institutional reform processes, develops and delivers tailor-made training, and works with other international organisations to advance innovation and global policy dialogue on asset recovery.

About our programme in Tanzania

ICAR has been supporting Tanzania’s anti-corruption and economic crimes authorities to build capability to investigate and prosecute corruption cases and recover illicit assets since 2015. The current programme is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC). The Investigations Specialist will work alongside ICAR’s in-country Senior Investigations Specialist and an in-country Senior Prosecution Specialist.

Together they will provide hands-on technical support to a range of law enforcement agencies, prosecuting authorities and the judiciary on both the mainland and Zanzibar.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assist and advise the competent authorities in developing and implementing suitable investigative strategies and analysis in support of financial investigations of corruption and related financial crimes.
  • Support the development of investigative capabilities, processes and tools, including through the delivery of structured training.
  • Provide case-based mentoring and coaching in the context of investigations into complex criminality
  • Assisting the authorities in practical coordination and cooperation with foreign law enforcement and prosecution agencies to facilitate intelligence and evidence gathering through informal networks and via formal mutual legal assistance.
  • Supporting the mainstreaming of parallel financial investigations and money laundering investigations, with a focus upon identifying the proceeds crime.
  • Facilitating inter-agency coordination and collaboration, and promoting prosecutor-informed joint investigation processes.
  • Engaging with local and international partners to establish and maintain relationships for the benefit of enhancing asset recovery capabilities.
  • Supporting the development of workplans and training calendars.
  • Submitting progress reports in line with ICAR HQ and donor requirements.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience leading investigations into transnational organised crime, complex financial crime, and corruption.
  • Experience supporting teams to develop investigative capabilities, processes and tools.
  • Demonstrable experience in the design and delivery of training modules within a criminal justice setting. A recognised training qualification is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in the development of international relationships to facilitate the sharing of intelligence and evidence.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to middle or low-income countries is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to contribute to policy discussions with national and international stakeholders.
  • Excellent speaking and writing fluency in English.
Remuneration package

The salary will be commensurate to experience and responsibility. Additional benefits and allowances for field staff may apply, including private health insurance, accommodation allowance and one home leave flight per 12-month period. The position is entitled to 25 days of paid leave per 12-month period and 5 days of paid home leave per 12-month period.

Equal opportunity employer

The Basel Institute is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

How to apply


Please email your full application file, including a motivational letter in English and your detailed CV (merged into a single PDF file) by October 16th 2023 to [email protected]

Early application is encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Resource Mobilization and Communication officer

About Vi Agroforestry

Vi Agroforestry is a Swedish development organisation fighting poverty and climate change together. The organisation supports smallholder farmer families to lift themselves out of poverty through sustainable agriculture land management (SALM) based on agroforestry. What started as a tree planting initiative in 1983, is today an expert organisation implementing development projects through local partnerships with member-based farmer organisations.

The aim is to reduce poverty, hunger, deforestation, harmful gendered norms, and contribute to increased mitigation, resilience and adaptation to climate change, increased biodiversity and sustainable food systems. Current projects and programmes target smallholder farmer families – especially women, youth and children – in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The head office in Stockholm, Sweden focuses on fundraising, advocacy, and programme monitoring and evaluation. The regional office in Nairobi, Kenya coordinates operations, advocacy and expertise. Projects and partnerships are managed by country offices
in each country.

Purpose of the position

The position is responsible for improved and increased resource mobilisation in Tanzania country office, as well as visibility of the organisation towards strategic donors, stakeholders and general public. It involves scanning for opportunities, coordination of the resource mobilisation process, guiding the concept and proposal writing process at country level, visibility of Vi Agroforestry to donors, building relationship with donors, as well as training of staff on Resource mobilisation and communication. The role also serves to encourage and support new innovations. The Resource Mobilisation and Communication officer reports to the Country Manager.


Vi Agroforestry is a human rights-based organisation. The core values of non-discrimination, meaningful participation, accountability, transparency, empowerment and continued learning guide all work – including the work with partners. People are stronger together and sustainable development requires respect for human rights, democracy and the environment. Through all actions, Vi Agroforestry therefore seeks to live by the principles of respect, transparency and together.

General responsibilities
  • Promote and support the interest of Vi Agroforestry
  • Be committed to and contribute to the fulfillment the Vi Agroforestry Strategy
  • Ensure and promote rights-based approach in all that we do.
  • Ensure adherence to Vi Agroforestry policies, guidelines, operating procedures and workplans.
  • Ensure compliance to donor requirements.
  • Ensure high quality in all that we do.
  • Be committed to fighting corruption and fraud and always report when there is any kind of suspicion.
  • Ensure that gender is mainstreamed, and Gender Transformation is promoted in all our operations
  • Keep abreast with the development in your area of responsibility
  • Liaise with partner organizations, researchers, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to effective cooperation between staff in the global organization
  • Contribute to a healthy work environment at the workplace
  • Support teamwork and assist each other as needs arise
  • Upon request from the manager, fulfil other tasks at the country office/regional office or department level.
  • Keep your manager updated on opportunities and challenges as well as on the progress on your assignments. Make sure you inform your manager well in advance if you have difficulties meeting your deadlines.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of risk management plans, work plans and budgets for the office.
Key responsibilities
  • Be responsible for the overall Resource mobilization, visibility and communication processes in the Country office.
  • In collaboration with Country Manager ensure compliance and implementation of policies, guidelines and other steering documents relating to Resource Mobilization, visibility and communication.
  • In collaboration with Country Manager design strategic donor plans
  • Plan and Coordinate donor relations in the country office including the development and promotion of strategic alliances with donor organisations and other strategic actors.
  • Undertake mapping and donor assessments; and identify funding opportunities for Vi Agroforestry and partner organisations.
  • Be responsible for Vi Agroforestry’s visibility towards prioritized donors.
  • Develop concept notes/proposals in close collaboration with country staff and partner organizations.
  • Guide programme staff in design of projects and writing proposals.
  • Be responsible for training and supporting staff on Resource mobilization, project design and communication.
  • Strive to reach the Resource Mobilization (RM) turnover target as set in the RM Strategy and report the progress to the country manager monthly.
  • Timely planning and delivery of concepts, proposals and reports.
  • Encourage and support new innovations.
  • Train staff on innovation and make follow up of initiatives in the organization.
  • Be part of QA of proposals and reports
  • Compile Tanzania Country office Monthly or Quarterly reports to Regional office.
  • Support program staff on advocacy on need basis, relating to visibility and communication towards identified stakeholders.
  • Be responsible in Tanzania Country office for communication material requests from Regional
Office and Head Office.
  • Support in postings on social media and website; and be responsible for all communication relating to events in Tanzania country office and partners.
Required qualifications:

Education level:
University degree in a relevant area for the position

Other professional qualifications:
Knowledgeable on grant management and compliance issues.
  • Experience from working with big donors (EU, USAID, Embassies and others).
  • Experience from proposal writing and very good knowledge in the English language.
  • Having a strong network and good networking skills.
  • Good communication skills and experience with branding and visibility
  • Good understanding of donor requirements and reporting of project results
  • Good knowledge on common IT tools
Work experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience from the NGO sector
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience on Grant management and Resource mobilization
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience on communication, visibility and branding in development or related fields.
Languages: English, Kiswahili

Personal competencies
  • Strategic and conceptual thinking skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Accountable, honest, responsible and trust building personality
  • Respectful and Transparent
  • Decisive
  • Good planning and analytical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Collaborative skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Structured personality
  • Flexible and creative personality
  • Self-driven personality
  • Team-player
How to apply

Apply by sending your CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than Friday 13th October 2023. With subject heading, ‘ RESOURCE MOBILISATION AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER TANZANIA’.

The employment is a fixed term contract position with a six months’ probation period.

We look forward to receiving your thoughtful application. Your time in preparing your application is much appreciated, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you want to alert Vi Agroforestry on suspected discrimination, corruption or other serious misconduct
during the recruitment process, do not hesitate to use our whistle blowing system:

Search for Common Ground Country Director, Tanzania and Mozambique

The Country Director is responsible for the program from a programmatic and operational perspective. S/he will lead a Consortium implementing a three-year Southern Tanzania-Northern Mozambique cross-border program to develop sustainable, community-centered responses to mitigate local drivers of instability, radicalization, and recruitment along the borderlands communities. S/he also leads in donor engagement and relationships, fundraising, and strategic planning. S/he contributes to vital organisational initiatives and policy and assures suitability for field-level program implementation. The position oversees three critical areas of leadership and management:
(1). Thought leadership, reputation, and external relationship;
(2). Oversight for program implementation; and
(3). Leadership for staffing, operations, and employee development.

The position will be based preferably in Maputo, Mozambique and priority will be given to candidates with legal rights to work in Mozambique.

Application Deadline: 13 October 2023

Head of the Global Climate Hub - Plan International

The Opportunity

In this important role as the Head of the Global Climate Hub you will be responsible for ensuring that Plan International is positioned as the go-to organization for girls and Climate.

You will lead on both advocacy and programming on Climate, as well as be accountable for the execution of the climate roadmap and key milestones agreed as part of the Global strategy.

You will significantly support resource mobilization in partnership with partner National and Country Offices. And will be responsible for managing a Business Development Manager and Climate Network Coordinator as well as support and guide the Global Environmental Policy Specialist and Resilience & Climate Change Specialist.

Type of role: Permanent or maximum fixed term contract as per employing office’s standard terms and conditions.

Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that the salary and employment benefits will be set according to your location and therefore it is not possible to include full details here.

Closing Date: Sunday 15th October 2023

Location: The location of this role can be flexible where Plan International has an office that can employ on behalf of the Global Hub and you have the pre-existing right to work and live. Applicable locations include: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Global Head - Better Returns

Location: Either in one of our global offices (Bristol or London - UK, Madagascar, Belize, Indonesia, Timor-Leste), or home-based within countries where Blue Ventures has administrative capacity (Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania)

Closing date for applications: 31 October 2023

Contract status: Global Post, Full-time

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: 2 years fixed term (with the possibility of extension)

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience as per national salary range at Head of/Regional Manager level

Salary Band: Head of

The core technical scope of the role’s portfolio will include:
  • Interventions to improve returns for fishers operating in low-resource, data-limited fisheries, including reducing post-capture losses through improved post-harvest techniques, securing fairer prices that reward sustainability, and exploring opportunities for seafood eco-certification;
  • Interventions to improve returns for fishers beyond economic value, such as in terms of health, and nutrition for healthy and resilient fishing communities.
  • Participatory assessments of small-scale fisheries value chains, and participatory development, management, and decision making of related interventions aimed at improving fishers’ returns;
  • Following and informing best practice and policy for improving fisher’s financial returns;
  • Alignment between community-based approaches, and national and international standards.