Friday, April 10, 2020

Employment Opportunities in MOROGORO, IRINGA, RUKWA and DAR ES SALAAM at Save the Children

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Livelihood Officer- Morogoro - (2000024M)
TITLE: Livelihood Officer- Morogoro
TEAM/PROGRAM: Programme Operations
LOCATION: Morogoro
GRADE: 4
POST TYPE : NATIONAL 
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: √ the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

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ROLE PURPOSE:
The Livelihood Officer will work as part of an interdisciplinary team, under the guidance of the Livelihood Coordinator. She/he will be based in Morogoro and will be responsible for coordinating with project Nutrition Officers to identify and provide assistance to members of Care Groups. Assistance includes productive asset transfers, agricultural production training, homestead garden support and training, post-harvest handling and storage assistance, and food preservation training. She/he will also manage the formation of village Savings and Loans Groups (VSLAs) composed of members of Care Groups who voluntarily wish to join. She/he will also be responsible for working closely with Nutrition Officers to identify and train various stakeholders in nutrition-sensitive agriculture including the importance of diversified household food production and consumption, sanitation and hygiene practices, and gender-equitable household decision making regarding food security resources such as food, food storage items and potable water devices such as filters. He/she will be responsible for ensuring high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting of all project activities.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, HIV/TB and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Morogoro, Iringa, Rukwa Lindi, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, and Kigoma and we work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ nearly 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $15million.
Reports to: Livelihood Coordinator- Morogoro
Staff directly reporting to this post: Nil
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Technical
  • Co-lead with Nutrition Project Officers, the start-up, implementation, monitoring and adaptation of nutrition-sensitive agriculture and livestock activities to improve access to and use of nutritious food through behaviour change and the diversification of food production.
  • Manage and oversee training in nutrition-sensitive agriculture for various stakeholders.
  • Manage asset transfer activities, demonstration plot development, and training in agriculture production and homestead gardening practices with women and households participating in Care Groups.
  • Manage and oversee training in post-harvest handling, storage and food preservation practices.
  • Manage the formation of and provide training to VSLA groups, and monitor group activities and progress.
  • Train and oversee partners, agricultural extension officers and community volunteers who deliver household outreach and group training.
  • Regularly travel to field site locations in councils to lead the start-up, manage implementation, and in coordination with MEAL staff, the monitoring of project activities.
  • Build other staff capacity for nutrition-sensitive agriculture activity design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Oversee and contribute to the design of assessments in order to guide program design, implementation, monitoring and adaptation.
  • Develop technical materials, in collaboration with technical coordinators and possibly outside consultants, to further project activities, objectives and results.
Operational
  • Provide timely and accurate written and verbal reporting.
  • Contribute to project strategic planning and to well-written, focused project reports, annual implementation plans, success stories and other written products.
  • Ensure high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Make regular field visits to monitor project quality and collect data.
  • Collaborate with MEAL staff to ensure that collection and analysis of data is accurate, rigorous and incorporated into project implementation.
  • Coordinate with other Project Officers in work planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and adaptation.
Representation and Coordination
  • Participate in technical working groups and liaise with other project implementing organizations.
  • Serve as a focal point with local and international partners, government representatives, donors and other organizational stakeholders.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Accountability:
  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values;
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved;
Ambition:
  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same;
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale;
Collaboration:
  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters;
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to;
Creativity:
  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions;
  • willing to take disciplined risks;
Integrity:
  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity;
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture or related field preferably Bsc Agriculture general.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant field experience with an international organization in agriculture and livestock programming.
  • Strong technical grasp of agriculture, livestock, climate change adaptation (CCA), environmental safeguards strategies, and natural resource management.
  • Experience, knowledge and skills in improved homestead garden production, demonstration plots, agricultural extension agent engagement, food preservation, and post-harvest handling and storage practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in project and time management.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English required.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Experience applying and knowledge of the design, implementation and best practices for promoting behaviour change and adoption of improved practices and technologies in agriculture and livestock programming.
  • Significant knowledge of agriculture, food security, nutrition and gender issues in Morogoro.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations and independently.
  • Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2020
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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator - Rukwa - (20000287)
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Lishe Endelevu Activity
LOCATION: Rukwa
GRADE: 3
POST TYPE: National
REPORTS TO: Activity Area Manager 
Child Safeguarding:
The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

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ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for the Lishe Endelevu Activity, which is a USAID-funded Multi-sectoral Nutrition Activity in Tanzania; to be responsible coordinating Activity monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, supporting targeted evaluations, supporting information systems management, ensuring data quality and provision of capacity building. Working closely with the MEL Advisor, the incumbent will provide advice, guidance, and coordination to SCI and consortium partners and government authorities, at the regional and district level.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, Health and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Dodoma, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ more than 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $12 million.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Together with the MEL Advisor and in collaboration with the Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and partners, the MEL Coordinator will be responsible for establishing and promoting the use of MEL systems to ensure that the Lishe Endelevu Activity team and partners:
  • Are informed on the extent to which the Lishe Endelevu development interventions are affecting the lives of the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Receives regular, timely and context specific, meaningful feedback from Lishe Endelevu program beneficiaries, partners and Lishe Endelevu Activity staff. The feedback should effectively inform and signal areas where strategic attention and improvement is required.
  • Generate evidence-based knowledge on the positive and negative impacts the Lishe Endelevu programme interventions are realized over the communities supported by the programme.

Program Monitoring, Assessments, Evaluations and Reporting
  • In collaboration with the Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and MEL Advisor establish and ensure implementation of a strong MEL system for the Lishe Endelevu programme (MEL plans, indicators, performance tracking tables, monitoring tools, benchmarks etc.)
  • Support Lishe Endelevu programme baseline studies, formative assessments, mid-term evaluations, final evaluations and other research studies as well as learning events as part of annual Detailed Implementation Plans.
  • In collaboration with Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager and MEL Advisor, develop Quality Benchmarks and regularly review progress on indicators/achievement of targets.
  • Review Lishe Endelevu MEL reports to highlight key Activity strengths and areas of improvement, and use learning from monitoring reports for Activity planning and implementation.
  • Review accountability to Lishe Endelevu program beneficiaries’ data and reports and provide technical support to implementation team using key learning from accountability system for program development, planning, improvement and implementation.
  • Identify Lishe Endelevu programme staff MEL capacity needs and inform Lishe Endelevu Program Manager and MEL Advisor and set aside MEL capacity building plan for programme staff and partners.
  • Provide technical support to the Lishe Endelevu field office staff in measuring achievement and progress toward program objectives and results as well as development of MEL systems for Lishe Endelevu programme
  • Develop and maintain the Indicator Performance Tracking Tool for Lishe Endelevu programme that will guide preparation of programme progress updates on a monthly basis
  • Lead roll out of Lishe Endelevu programme MEL systems and processes to measure achievement and progress towards achieving Activity objectives/outcomes and results/outputs against indicators (indicator performance tracker tables, quality checklists, etc.).
  • Lead monitoring of program quality using quality bench marks and ensure that findings are shared with relevant stakeholders and explicitly fed back into programme decision making, incorporating accountability and learning.
  • Lead compilation of data and reporting on Lishe Endelevu program in relation to SCI global indicators and total beneficiaries reach reports
Partner Management
  • Contribute to identify the capacity of present and potential partners in quality programming and ensure that MEL support is provided;
  • Ensure that MEL aspects of Lishe Endelevu programme implemented by existing partners are enforced.
  • Ensure Lishe Endelevu programme staff and partners’ staff MEL capacity building plan is implemented.

Accountability and Organisational Learning
  • In collaboration with Lishe Endelevu Programme Manager facilitate with learning activities like planning for Lishe Endelevu program review workshops, prepare lessons learnt reports, etc.
  • Ensure participation of beneficiaries and children in monitoring and evaluating Save the Children development programmes, specifically, Lishe Endelevu programme.
  • Ensure accountability systems are established engaging beneficiaries and stakeholders in evaluations, impact assessments and research.

Representation and Advocacy
  • Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and government, advocating for the specific needs of children.
  • Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated in collaboration with other SC sector teams to strengthen programming and impact for children.
  • Provide appropriate information of Lishe Endelevu programme to facilitate the effective engagement with donor and Tanzania government officials at all required levels as required to ensure Save the Children is considered a preferred and active partner in Tanzania and in the Songwe Region specifically.

Child Safeguarding
All staff have an obligation to ensure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and related policies. They must conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.
All staff must ensure the way they are carrying out their work is not putting children at risk (or further risk).

COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Applying Technical and Professional Expertise:
  • Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others
  • Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise
  • Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team

Developing self and others:
  • Gives regular positive and constructive feedback to others
  • Identifies clear development needs and development
  • plans through regular constructive reviews of their own performance (and their team’s where appropriate)
  • Creates space for others to learn and provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments when people are ready for them
  • Coaches others to learn from their experiences on the job and to use the resources available to them
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
  • Gathers the right information and uses critical thinking to make effective and timely decisions
  • Knows when to involve others in a decision
  • Demonstrates awareness of the wider external influences that impact on decision making
  • Analyses and exercises judgment in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance or knowledge of the full facts
  • Evaluates the opportunities and risks of each idea and solution to make informed strategic decisions
  • Working effectively with others
  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
  • Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups
  • Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximise impact

Delivering Results
  • Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources
  • Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
  • Understands the link between their work and the organization’s objectives

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • A degree in an area of social development or equivalent. Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5-7 years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in a large international non-governmental organisation or other international development body;
  • Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyse and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
  • Well-developed research, analytical (qualitative and quantitative), documentation and report-writing and skills, with particular competency in participatory research methods;
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and Activity reports. A high level of written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, Statistical Packages and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi-location, values driven teams;
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours and work with diverse community beneficiaries
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles
  • Information Communication Technology literate 
Author : Save the Children TZ
Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 22, 2020
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Position: Public Health Specialist-Epidemics – Tanzania Country Office
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Humanitarian Response Team
LOCATION: Dar es Salaam with frequent travel to the field
GRADE: Grade 2
CONTRACT LENGTH: Six months 
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff. 

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ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children implements programs in all contexts and is currently supporting vulnerable communities in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. .
Under the responsibility of the Deputy Director of Operations and the Director of Program Development and Quality (DPDQ), the Public Health Specialist-Epidemics will provide technical leadership in the design, monitoring and supervision of all the Country Office COVID-19 response projects. . He/she will represent Save the Children in various COVID-19 working groups at national and regional level. He/she will work closely with Program Managers sharing situational updates regularly and advising on program adaptations. The Public Health Specialist-Epidemics will also support the SCI Tanzania staff health and business continuity pillars to ensure that all staff responding to COVID-19 are protected and safe. 
COPE OF ROLE:
As the Public Health Technical Specialist – Epidemics you will be responsible for capacity building of staff and partners to ensure that COVID-19 response interventions are integrated with all aspects of Disaster Risk Management and programming. You will ensure that all interventions are inclusive, engendered and age appropriate with specific focus on children. You will need to innovate and work creatively to achieve the objectives of the role in the midst of restrictions on public gatherings.
Reports to: Deputy Director of Operations
Staff directly reporting to this post: None.
Dimensions: The job has five core functions: strategy, quality programming, resource mobilisation, monitoring and evaluation, and advocacy and representation. The job also requires actions to incorporate gender equality and child friendly services throughout the spectrum of humanitarian to development.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Strategy:
  • Provide overall oversight and strategic guidance, strong leadership and technically sound decision-making processes in line with the COVID-19 Response plans.
  • Contribute to the country strategy, and ensure alignment with the global Save the Children COVID-19 Programme Strategy
  • Provide thematic technical inputs into all areas of work
  • Ensure the project adaptation plans align with COVID-19 Programme strategy and ensure relevant follow up
  • Ensure technical support to projects in line with the global technical COVID-19 frameworks and standards
  • Provide adequate technical guidance and support to Project Managers when relevant and in line with strategy, standards and mandatory approaches
  • Ensure technical learning from projects and contribute to projects’ capitalization.
  • Contribute to strategic discussions regarding COVID-19 at country level.
Technical Programme Quality:
  • Based on guidance and in coordination with the D/PDQ and Deputy Director of Operations
  • Use Save the Children’s Common Approaches as a first point of reference in the design of COVID-19 programming, ensuring they are in line with relevant national policies and guidelines
  • Provide oversight and technical inputs and lead on the emerging COVID-19 interventions in the country including WASH, surveillance and contact tracing.
  • Participate in Routine Award Review meetings related to COVID-19
  • Work with the MEAL and Awards teams to build the capacity of the implementation teams to produce quality donor reports demonstrating clear achievements and our learnings when delivering COVID-19 programming.
  • Ensure technical support to projects in line with the global technical COVID-19 frameworks and standards
  • Provide adequate technical guidance and support to Project Managers when relevant and in line with strategy, standards and mandatory approaches
  • Ensure adequate support to multi-sector responses within projects, in line with other Specialists i.e. Health & Nutrition specialist, CP specialist and Education Specialist
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Work closely with operations teams and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) team to ensure that logical frameworks and M&E Plans reference Common Approaches and industry standards.
  • Ensure the control & monitoring of the technical quality and the relevance of save the children activities in the Programmes under his scope
  • Ensure regular technical quality control of projects and programmes and issue warnings and recommendations
  • Monitor the implementation in relation to COVID-19
Advocacy and Representation:
  • Represent Save the Children Tanzania in technical working groups and other national-level technical forums as they pertain to COVID-19. Ensure SMT are included in updates on critical discussions in these forums.
  • Represent the technical expertise of Save the Children throughout the local relevant networks related to COVID-19
  • Contribute to advocacy on specific themes in line with the global advocacy priorities related to COVID-19
  • Contribute to communication messages locally in line with the MOH communication priorities that related to COVID-19
  • Work with Advocacy and Campaigns Manager in developing national and local advocacy plans, including but not limited to the National Campaign.
  • Support implementation teams as requested and build their capacity to lead representation and advocacy in technical, government and civil society fora within Tanzania for COVID-19
Resource Mobilisation:
  • Work together with Awards, PDQ and implementation teams to design high quality, cost-effective, innovative and sustainable project proposals and concept notes related to COVID-19.
  • Support in the development of budgets with Finance, Awards and operations teams to ensure technical resources are available (human and project activities) for proposed activities.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Accountability:
  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values;
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved;
Ambition:
  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same;
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale;
Collaboration:
  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters;
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to;
Creativity:
  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions;
  • willing to take disciplined risks;
Integrity:
  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity;
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Education
  • Formal Bachelor degree in Medicine, and Master in Public Health/Community Health or related fields (Preferably with specialized training on public health in complex emergencies, in Epidemiology/ or Disease Control)
Skills and Experience:
  • At least 8 years of work experience in public health programs and/or health humanitarian programs, either for public or INGO sector with field experience in responding to health emergencies. This includes: Coordination and partnerships, risk assessments, planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of public health emergency programs relevant communicable disease control
  • At least 2 years of direct field experience in response to epidemics, either in humanitarian agencies and/or national health systems
  • Background/ familiarity in emergency preparedness and response, preferably in the control pf EVD
  • Developing Country work experience and /or familiarity with emergency health is an asset
  • English language skills is a strong asset

DESIRABLE:
  • Exposure to NGO project design and delivery.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Swahili language skills and experience working in East Africa.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;

Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Closing Date: Thursday 24th April 2020. To start as soon as possible
Date advertised: 9 Apr 2020
Closing date: 23 Apr 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Risk Management
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time
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Nutrition Officer - Morogoro - (2000024K)
Nutrition Project Officer- Morogoro
TEAM/PROGRAM: Programme Implementation
LOCATION: Morogoro,
GRADE: 4
POST TYPE: National 
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children seeks one Nutrition Project Officer for a USAID-funded Multi-sectoral Nutrition Activity in Tanzania. The Nutrition Officer will be supporting the Nutrition Coordinator in planning, coordination, and technical implementation of innovative integrated nutrition and social behaviour change communication (SBCC) activities in the target districts. The Nutrition Officer will build capacity of relevant stakeholders at districts, health facilities and communities in nutrition throughout project implementation. The Nutrition Officer will also work closely with the MEAL and Livelihood coordinators to ensure progress is achieved towards nutrition targets. S/he will establish and maintain close and effective liaison with government partners at LGAs and communities to facilitate flow of information, reports and updates including staying abreast of current trends.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, Health & nutrition and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Morogoro, Dodoma, Singida, Rukwa, Iringa, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country.
Reports to: Nutrition Coordinator
Staff directly reporting to this post: Nil
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Technical

  • In collaboration with Nutrition Coordinator, livelihoods, SBC Advisor and MEAL Coordinator lead in the implementation, monitoring and adaptation of nutrition sensitive agriculture, and SBCC activities to improve the knowledge, attitudes and practices of caretakers on nutrition, WASH practices and services at household and community level.
  • Provide technical support through coaching and mentorship for quality implementation of nutrition services at health facility level
  • Work in collaboration with other stakeholders to integrate nutrition in to quality improvement initiatives at health facilities
  • Draft activity monthly and quarterly reports on nutrition related activity
  • Establish and maintain solid collaboration with target relevant LGA departments and staff during planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of nutrition related activities at health facility and community level.
  • Provide support to village leadership and committees, community promoters/CHWs to ensure quick and sustainable uptake of improved nutrition behaviours
Operational
  • Provide timely and accurate written and verbal reporting.
  • Contribute to project strategic planning and to well-written, focused project reports, annual implementation plans, success stories and other written products.
  • Ensure high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Make regular field visits to monitor project quality and collect data.
  • Collaborate with MEAL staff to ensure that collection and analysis of data is accurate, rigorous and incorporated into project implementation.
  • Coordinate with Nutrition and livelihood Project Coordinator’s in work planning, implementation
  • Serve as a nutrition focal point for LGAs, community and other implementing stakeholders at district level
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the broader team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities
Ambition:
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and take responsibility for their own personal development
Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
Collaboration:

Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, managers, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
Creativity:
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Commitment to Save the Children values
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, health or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant field experience with an international organization in nutrition programming.
  • Strong technical grasp of nutrition and strategies to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition.
  • Familiarity / experience with the start-up, management and implementation MCHN and preferably WASH activities, including the formation and training of Care Groups.
  • Demonstrated success in providing hands-on training and technical assistance to Care Groups, CSOs, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in project and time management.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English required.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Experience in applying knowledge of the design, implementation and best practices for behaviour change models for gender-sensitive nutrition, nutrition, and WASH programming.
  • Significant knowledge of agriculture, food security, nutrition and gender issues in target project Regions of Tanzania.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations and independently.
  • Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.
Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2020
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Nutrition Project Officer- Morogoro
TEAM/PROGRAM: Programme Implementation LOCATION: Morogoro,
GRADE: 4  
POST TYPE: National 
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children seeks one Nutrition Project Officer for a USAID-funded Multi-sectoral Nutrition Activity in Tanzania. The Nutrition Officer will be supporting the Nutrition Coordinator in planning, coordination, and technical implementation of innovative integrated nutrition and social behaviour change communication (SBCC) activities in the target districts. The Nutrition Officer will build capacity of relevant stakeholders at districts, health facilities and communities in nutrition throughout project implementation. The Nutrition Officer will also work closely with the MEAL and Livelihood coordinators to ensure progress is achieved towards nutrition targets. S/he will establish and maintain close and effective liaison with government partners at LGAs and communities to facilitate flow of information, reports and updates including staying abreast of current trends.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, Health & nutrition and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Morogoro, Dodoma, Singida, Rukwa, Iringa, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country.
Reports to: Nutrition Coordinator
Staff directly reporting to this post: Nil
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Technical
• In collaboration with Nutrition Coordinator, livelihoods, SBC Advisor and MEAL Coordinator lead in the implementation, monitoring and adaptation of nutrition sensitive agriculture, and SBCC activities to improve the knowledge, attitudes and practices of caretakers on nutrition, WASH practices and services at household and community level.
• Provide technical support through coaching and mentorship for quality implementation of nutrition services at health facility level
• Work in collaboration with other stakeholders to integrate nutrition in to quality improvement initiatives at health facilities
• Draft activity monthly and quarterly reports on nutrition related activity
• Establish and maintain solid collaboration with target relevant LGA departments and staff during planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of nutrition related activities at health facility and community level.
• Provide support to village leadership and committees, community promoters/CHWs to ensure quick and sustainable uptake of improved nutrition behaviours
Operational
a. Provide timely and accurate written and verbal reporting.
b. Contribute to project strategic planning and to well-written, focused project reports, annual implementation plans, success stories and other written products.
c. Ensure high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting.
d. Make regular field visits to monitor project quality and collect data.
e. Collaborate with MEAL staff to ensure that collection and analysis of data is accurate, rigorous and incorporated into project implementation.
f. Coordinate with Nutrition and livelihood Project Coordinator’s in work planning, implementation
g. Serve as a nutrition focal point for LGAs, community and other implementing stakeholders at district level,

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
Accountability:
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
• Holds the broader team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities
Ambition:
• Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and take responsibility for their own personal development
• Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
Collaboration:
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, managers, members and external partners and supporters
• Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
Creativity:
• Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
• Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency
• Commitment to Save the Children values
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, health or related field.
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant field experience with an international organization in nutrition programming.
• Strong technical grasp of nutrition and strategies to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition.
• Familiarity / experience with the start-up, management and implementation MCHN and preferably WASH activities, including the formation and training of Care Groups.
• Demonstrated success in providing hands-on training and technical assistance to Care Groups, CSOs, and other stakeholders.
• Demonstrated experience in project and time management.
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English required.
• Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
• Experience in applying knowledge of the design, implementation and best practices for behaviour change models for gender-sensitive nutrition, nutrition, and WASH programming.
• Significant knowledge of agriculture, food security, nutrition and gender issues in target project Regions of Tanzania.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations and independently.
• Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.
Date of issue: April 1st 2020
Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2020
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MEAL Officer - Iringa - (20000283)
TITLE: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer
TEAM/PROGRAMME: MEAL/Lishe Endelevu
LOCATION: Iringa Region
GRADE: 4
CONTRACT LENGTH:
1 year, renewable 
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process of staff.
SUMMARY OF THIS ROLE
Save the Children seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer for the USAID-funded Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity in Tanzania to be responsible for providing technical guidance on project activities in Iringa Region. The incumbent will serve as a key M&E Officer with the overall responsibility of operationalizing the Lishe Endelevu MEL system and SCI MEAL approach in Iringa office. Besides rolling out the Lishe Endelevu MEL Plan, the officer supports the integration of quality benchmarks and accountability initiatives. The MEL Officer will be responsible for ensuring that CSOs, and Lishe Endelevu collect quality data that meets the USAID data requirements including the different levels of disaggregation (sex, age and geographic disaggregation). The MEL Officer will also manage data collection, storage of paper-forms (supporting documents), and data entry into Lishe Endelevu Management Information System (LEMIS), perform data analysis and visualization using Power Bi and other visualization tools. To meet the data quality standard around data integrity, the MEL Officer will be expected to securely store Activity data in a lockable filing cabinet. The filing system should be well labelled with clear naming protocol e.g. Region Name, County Name, Activity, Year and Month.
The MEL Officer will be expected to lead MEL capacity building of technical and CSO staff and partners on MEL. Oversee incorporation of MEL throughout the Activity Cycle, manage Activity-level evaluation, and refine the program’s approach to MEL and/or MEL systems as appropriate in consultation with the regional manager and technical team.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Together with the MEL Manager and in collaboration with the Regional Managers and partners, the MEL Officer will be responsible for establishing and promoting the use of Lishe Endelevu MEL systems as a management tool with an aim of taking corrective action and adaptations.
  • Is informed on the extent to which interventions are affecting the lives of the targeted populations (women of reproductive age, Children under 5, and Adolescents).
  • Receives regular, timely and context-specific, meaningful feedback from o community members (who are or are not targeted by our interventions) partners, staff and that feedback effectively informs and signals areas where strategic attention is required.
  • There is evidence-based knowledge on the positive and negative impact that both the emergency response and development interventions are having over the communities where SCI works

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead the MEL team in supporting the Lishe Endelevu Iringa regional office in tracking and measuring achievement and progress toward Activity goals and results;
  • Maintain the Indicator Performance Tracking Tool (IPTT) and Output reporting tracker providing updates on a monthly basis
  • Lead roll out of a robust Lishe Endelevu MEL Plan and systems and processes to measure achievement and progress towards achieving Activity objectives/outcomes and results/outputs against indicators (indicator performance tracking tables, quality checklists, etc.).
  • Lead monitoring of program quality using quality bench marks and ensure that findings are shared with relevant stakeholders and explicitly fed back into programme decision making, incorporating accountability and learning.
  • Ensure implementation and integration of regular monitoring systems in the Iringa Region Activity management and at various levels of Activity implementation (monitoring of inputs, outputs, outcomes, etc.);
  • Contribute to child-focused and child-led programme implementation, by ensuring children’s participation, reporting back to children, and child-led M&E in the area;
  • Maintain a Workplan tracker bringing to the attention of the regional manager key issues that need action and appropriately sharing them with the MEL Manager at Dar es Salaam Office
  • Support internal and external Activity evaluations as necessary
  • Lead the management of information systems and roll out of mobile data collection using KoboCollect Tool box and DHIS2;
  • Lead compilation of data and reporting on, Lishe Endelevu indicators and SCI total reach reports
  • Lead in data quality management for Lishe Endelevu partners and CSOs by regularly verifying and validating data reported monthly, quarterly and annually.
CSO/Partner Management
  • Offering technical assistance in the development, selection, and application of MEL processes and tools;
  • Overseeing and advising colleagues on information management processes by reviewing CSO/Partner data collection efforts, overall data reliability, consistency, and quality;
  • Training partners, and CSO staff where required, on key MEL requirements, tools, and processes;
  • Undertaking periodic site visits to project locations to collect data and/or oversee data collection efforts.
  • Supporting the Regional Manager to prepare performance data for the “pause and reflection” meetings
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Accountability and Organisational Learning
  • Support the MEL Manager with learning activities. For instance, support planning of Activity review workshops, prepare lessons learnt reports;
  • Ensure participation of beneficiaries and children in monitoring and evaluating Save the Children development interventions This includes roll out of Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM);
  • Ensure accountability systems are established engaging beneficiaries and stakeholders in evaluations, impact assessments and research.

Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development

  • Building capacity and knowledge of staff and partners on MEL systems, strengthening organizational knowledge and understanding of effective programming through networking, experience sharing and searching for innovative ideas;
  • Identify training needs of staff in respect to applying monitoring plans/tools; collect, analysis and report on findings periodically and conduct trainings to address the capacity gaps;
  • Support the development of an organisational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors.
COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Applying Technical and Professional Expertise:
  • Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others
  • Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise
  • Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team
Developing self and others:
  • Gives regular positive and constructive feedback to others
  • Identifies clear development needs and development
  • plans through regular constructive reviews of their own performance (and their team’s where appropriate)
  • Creates space for others to learn and provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments when people are ready for them
  • Coaches others to learn from their experiences on the job and to use the resources available to them
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
  • Gathers the right information and uses critical thinking to make effective and timely decisions
  • Knows when to involve others in a decision
  • Demonstrates awareness of the wider external influences that impact on decision making
  • Analyses and exercises judgment in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance or knowledge of the full facts
  • Evaluates the opportunities and risks of each idea and solution to make informed strategic decisions
  • Working effectively with others
  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
  • Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups
  • Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximise impact
Delivering Results
  • Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources
  • Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
  • Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • A degree in an area of social development or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in non-governmental organisation or other international relief/development body;
  • Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyse and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
  • Relevant MEL experience as relates to data analysis (qualitative and quantitative), documentation and report-writing and skills, data collection methods;
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports. A high level of written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, and outlook), Statistical Packages;
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi location, values driven teams;
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;

Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 22, 2020
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