Saturday, October 10, 2020

Jobs at Save the Children Tanzania

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Education Programme Coordinator
TITLE: Education Programme Coordinator
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Operations
LOCATION: Full time based in Kigoma Region, Tanzania
Schedule:
Full-time 

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CONTRACT LENGTH: 2 years, renewable
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:

Work closely with local implementing partners, SC Child protection staff, and members of the Education sector working Group, UNHCR and other UN agencies, to ensure that the programme goals are achieved. Specific areas of concern are the provision of temporary learning opportunities for out of school children in Nduta refugee camp. The post holder provides overall leadership for the sector, and ensures that SC vision and overall program goals related to the sector are met. He/she is responsible for contributing to proposal development in line with SC goals and strategic directions.  He/she is responsible for providing managerial, technical, and administrative support to partner staff during the implementation of an integrated program. For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between SC’s response and other actors in refugee education/protection, the officer will actively participate in education-related activities and meetings.

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SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Field Manager/Emergency Response Manager , Kibondo

Staff directly reporting to this post: Education officer and staff of Implementing partner organisation

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Under the direct supervision of the Field Manager/Emergency Response Manager:

Programme Development and Implementation

  • With the support and guidance of Field Manager and working closely with the Education Officer, lead the implementation of Save the Children’s education project activities within the refugee camps through provision of non-formal education programs for out of school children.
  • Identify development needs and support the SC Education Officer and partner agency staff in the delivery of the Education project through mentoring and coaching
  • Identify critical program gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps.
  • Organize and conduct a mapping/assessment of capacity development needs of Save the Children and partner staff and roll out capacity development activities in line with INEE and Save the Children best practices.
  • Coordinate and ensure quality in the programme by building capacity of the Education Officer, partner staff and volunteer teachers through trainings, on content such as pedagogical skills, psychosocial support & life skills.
  • Input into new proposals and support the Field Manager in the finalization of EiE budgets, Log-frames and implementation plans
  • Provide guidance to the Education Officer and partner staff on thematic standards and approaches which reflect good practice in emergency education responses to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies.

Human Resources

  • Line management of the Education officer and project staff from Implementing Partner
  • Prepare performance objectives together with education program staffs and give the necessary feedback, follow up and support to improve staff performance.

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Monitoring and Reporting

  • Facilitate the use of appropriate and effective program monitoring systems to enable assessment of both the emergency response process and impact and to ensure delivery of results for children.
  • In coordinator with the MEAL team, the Education Coordinator will participate in the review and development of contextually relevant Quality Learning Environment (QLE) benchmarks for AEP, ECCD and formal education for the Burundi refugee response.
  • Participate in internal & external education assessments/survey and tracer studies to identify needs of beneficiaries and program impact on beneficiaries, conduct analysis and lessons learnt with the view of strengthening future programming.
  • Liaise with Education Officer and respective Partner staff to prepare weekly, monthly or other periodical activity reports for SCI and share with the education sector leads and other funding partners.
  • Reporting  on progress and documentation of best practices
  • Support in development of communication materials, case studies and advocacy initiatives.

Coordination and Networking

  • Working closely with the Field Manager/Emergency Response Manager and Education officer, develop partnerships to leverage resources, ensure adequate coverage in the emergency response and participate in joint assessments.
  • Advocate for, and support, the development of sustainable, child-friendly   and hazard-resistant standards and designs for learning centres, the integration of life skills into both formal and non-formal education, with a particular focus on Disaster Risk Reduction( DRR)
  • Represent SCI education programme in coordination forums including Education Sector Working Group meetings, working closely to address issues related to strategic planning, responsibilities of sector partners, and joint advocacy.

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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;

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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • University Degree in Education, Social Sciences or related technical field.
  • Three year progressive experience in implementation of Education programmes, refugee education, non-formal education, Life skills or related field.
  • Previous experience in working with teacher training programs, vocational training programs, Early Childhood Care and Development -ECCD or Accelerated Education Programs (AEP) in emergency contexts is desirable.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of INEE Minimum Standards, SPHERE and Do No Harm practices in emergency humanitarian response.
  • Previous work experience in Kigoma region and the Burundi refugee response is an added advantage.
  • Good command of the English and Kiswahili/Kirundi languages is an asset
  • Excellent Computing and data management skills.
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in remote areas, work in a challenging work environment.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for completing tasks to a high standard and to meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to work flexibly and professionally in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.
  • This is an emergency recruitment. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date and the selected candidate must be available to commence duty immediately.
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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.

Date advertised
: 08 Oct 2020
Closing date: 21 Oct 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

Refugee Response Field Manager
TITLE: Refugee Response Field Manager
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Operations
LOCATION: Full time based in Kibondo District, Kigoma Region, Tanzania
GRADE:
Grade 2 

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CONTRACT LENGTH: 2 years, renewable
CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 3: √ the post holder will have contact with children and young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight)
As part of the responsibilities the post holder will support the established child safeguarding systems, promote a culture of keeping children safe and ensure that potential harm to children (by our own staff and/or as a result of how we do our work) is identified and addressed on an ongoing basis. The post holder should report and respond to interventions as determined by position related responsibilities identified in the Child Safeguarding Policy.

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ROLE PURPOSE:
The Refugee Response Field Manager will manage Kigoma Region response in the North West of Tanzania and provide operational support and direction to the country programme in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Programme Operations/Refugee Response TL.

He/she is responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating programme recommendations for the Refugee response in line with Save the Children national and global priorities. The Refugee Response Field office manager will develop and manage programme(s) and negotiate and network at a regional and national level as determined by the Country Office Senior Management Team based in Dar es Salaam. She/he will ensure that all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, Core Humanitarian Standards, Humanitarian Principles, equal opportunities and other relevant policies are in place.

The Refugee Response Field manager will play a strategic role in the effective scale up and management of Save the Children Refugee programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for children.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 with an initial presence in Zanzibar then extended to the Mainland with multi-sector programming. Currently, the Country Program is implementing development and humanitarian programming in 11 regions within the thematic areas of: child rights governance, child protection, education and health & nutrition.

Tanzania is supporting refugees and asylum seekers from different countries, but mainly from Burundi and the DRC. Save the Children in Tanzania is currently implementing a multi donor funded Refugee Response program for Burundian and Congolese Refugees in the area of Education In Emergency (EiE) and Child Protection (CP) at Kasulu and Kibondo Districts in Kigoma Region.

Reports to: Deputy Director of Programme Operations/Refugee Response TL
Staff directly reporting to this post: Child Protection Manager, , Education Coordinator, Senior MEAL Coordinator, Construction Engineer and Humanitarian Support Service Coordinator.

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 KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Programme Support (typically will be for large/complex emergencies working with limited support):
  • Assume overall management of the Kigoma regional Refugee response in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Programme Operations/Emergency Response TL
  • Manage multiple grants (across thematic sectors), ensuring strict compliance of programme activities with Save the Children national and global policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, SPHERE guidelines and the NGO code of conduct.
  • Support on action plans, and monitoring to ensure an effective Refugee response and in flagging needed steps towards a smooth transition to an eventual recovery/phase out status.
  • Ensure Save the Children participates and leads Interagency Assessments to update new opportunities for programme development and funding.
  • In coordination with the Deputy Director of Programme Operations, Awards manager, Report and proposal coordinator and PDQ ensure the preparation of timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal SC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • Closely monitor the changing humanitarian context in Kigoma region and the situation in Burundi and regularly share updates with the Country Office and SC Burundi/Rwanda for informed decision making and guidance on response planning, and implementation.
  • Proactively identify risks, monitor actions and update the Humanitarian response risk register for sharing with the Country Office on monthly basis.
  • Establish project monitoring plans and systems for identifying and tracking the indicators and develop processes/procedures and forms to support monitoring and inform learning.
  • Ensure optimal safety and security management procedures and practices are in place for the Refugee response programme and continually monitor the safety and security situation, adapting staff safety and security procedures accordingly in collaboration and cooperation with the Deputy Director of Programme Operations/Emergency Response TL (Country Security Focal Point).
  • Ensure strong accountability for humanitarian response.

Financial and grant Management

  • Oversee the development and management of budgets potentially for multiple sites, several sectors and take leadership on the implementation of programme responses, keeping relevant stakeholders informed and ensuring any corrective actions are taken.
  • Ensure strict compliance with SCI for internal and donor regulations for management of the budget
  • Ensure monthly monitoring of budgets and coordinate the process of financial reporting for all awards in the Refugee Response program.
  • Ensure timely and accurate internal financial reporting.

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People Management

  • Lead, manage and motivate staff members by ensuring they have clear job descriptions, work plans, objectives and they receive proper supervision and support including periodic performance reviews
  • With support from the Dar-based Deputy Director of Programme Operations, plan, identify and resource appropriate and effective structure & staffing needs for the response
  • Oversee the development & implementation of staff wellbeing (policy) and ensure appropriate staff well-being policy and processes in place.
  • Ensure staff, interns and refugee incentive workers adhere to Save the Children policies including Safeguarding, Anti-harassment and Anti-Fraud as well as Code of Conduct

Capacity Building:

  • Consider the need for capacity building plans and performance management systems to develop the requisite competencies in staff to ensure ongoing sustainability and quality of response.
  • Coach and mentor staff and partners/ counterparts and link, as needed, to wider organisational talent development mechanisms.


Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Represent Save the Children’s Refugee response at the local level to donors, local administration, the media and members of the humanitarian community ensuring effective Save the Children participation in Heads of Agencies meetings, in co-chairing humanitarian Protection Working Group and Child Protection Sub working Group meetings, Education Technical Work Group and other inter-agency coordination forums.
  • Help shape response strategies through influence of /within inter-agency coordination forums, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed.
  • Explore and develop a strong partnership with local partners in the region.
  • Undertake high level representation and advocacy with Local Government partners and officials as well as donor representatives. Establish systems for communication with local Government partners, relevant line departments and community representations in the project area(s).
  • Oversee the implementation of Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child rights and safeguarding, health, and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.


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;

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QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Extensive experience of working within a management role within a complex country programme in an Refugee response or fragile state
  • Previous experience in managing an Refugee response program at local level with limited facilities.
  • Education: BA/BSc level in relevant discipline (or equivalent field experience)
  • Management experience of multi-national, multi-sector team.
  • Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site programmes (including for example ECHO, BPRM and SIDA) of USD 3m+ response at regional or country level
  • Experience of national or local level representation with key stakeholders, and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with local partners and institutional donors
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational level
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

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Desirable

  • Experience of working in complex refugee camp contexts.
  • Working knowledge of Kiswahili or Kirundi.
  • Experience of working on Education in Emergence and Child Protection in Emergence programmes
  • Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability systems in complex programmes


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.

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 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.

Date advertised
: 4 Oct 2020
Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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