New Job Opportunities in Dar es salaam and Mwanza at VSO International Tanzania

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Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, & Learning Coordinator (MEAL)
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Permanent
Contract length: Open
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 12 Mar 2020
Interview date: to be confirmed
Start date: April 2020
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

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Role overview
The Monitoring, and Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Coordinator provides technical support, coordination and oversight to the VSO Tanzania MEAL system and processes. The MEAL coordinator will take the lead on ensuring the quality of: research and assessments including pre-project assessments, baselines, mid and end evaluations; design of log frames, results frameworks and MEL plans for new projects; capacity building of project teams to effectively implement the VSOT project management system including monitoring project performance; knowledge management and data use. So that the VSOT country office has robust evidence base to design and deliver high quality programmes; measure, document and disseminate good practices and impact; produce quality communications materials; providing early warnings where performance is below target. If you are passionate about making a positive change for the most marginalised you are the ideal candidate!
Skills, qualifications and experience
Essential: Masters or Bachelor degree level in M&E or equivalent in social sciences and or social research;
• At least 3-4 years experience in a similar postion
• Extensive experience of monitoring, evaluation and/or research using participatory practices and quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
• Experience of, awareness of and commitment to gender equality and social inclusiveness in research, monitoring and evaluation processes;
• Experience in providing research, monitoring and evaluation support for programme design and proposal development.
• Experience in developing and implementing M&E systems and frameworks in an NGO environment.
• Sound understanding on formative/ summative design; impact evaluation design and implementation
• Strong computer skills and data management
• Skilled in handling data and the ability to analyse and synthesize data and evidence from different sources
• Experience of reporting to donors in the development sector
• Ability to build capacity of others, facilitation, coaching and training skills.
• Proven ability to manage, develop and motivate others within a team
• Experience of use of communications materials to influence others
• Fluency in spoken and written English
• Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility
• Able to travel and work long hours, including work away from the home base for up to 30% of time, both within the country and occasionally internationally and some weekend and evening work.
Desirable:
• Work experience with INGOs and/or UN agencies
• Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
• Experience in using statistical packages (SPSS, STATA, EPI Info);
• Being up-to-date on the current international debate around development effectiveness and research and evaluation methodologies
• Experience of developing a communications strategies and materials
• Experience of using online communications methods (e.g. social media) for work purposes
 
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, and If you wont hear from us in 2 weeks after advert Closed consider that your application is unsuccessfully. only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
 
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Position: Project Manager
Location: Mwanza, Tanzania
Salary: Annual Salary Maximum of 50,000,000/=Tshs.
Contract type: Permanent
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 12 Mar 2020
Interview date: TBC
Start date: April 2020
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Role overview
Provide management, coordination and direction to the livelihoods programmes areas (i.e. Employability and Enterprise; Inclusive Enterprise Development and Rural Livelihoods). This includes volunteer recruitment and management; managing human resource, managing partners and stakeholders relationships; project deliverable; financial management, reporting and networking. If you are passionate about making a positive change for the most marginalized you are the ideal candidate!
Skills, qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, Business Administration or other equivalent experience
• Minimum of 4 years relevant experience of managing development projects, ideally, in Livelihoods.
• Demonstrated experience of applying project cycle management practices at a project or community level
• Demonstrated success at networking and partnership development
• Proven experience in financial management, including budgeting, monitoring and managing expenditure
• Proven ability to manage, develop and motivate others within a team
• Demonstrated ability at successfully monitoring and evaluating projects
• Evidence of leadership skills including handling complex situations to an effective conclusion.
• Oral and written fluency in English, with confidence in communicating to a wide range of audiences
• IT literate (Microsoft packages)
• Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.
• Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure. Time management skills.
Desirable:
• Practical experience gained within an volunteering NGO context
• Commitment to VSO’s work and values
• Experience and knowledge of project location

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, and If you wont hear from us in 2 weeks after advert Closed consider that your application is unsuccessfully. only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).