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TITLE: Procurement Coordinator (Sourcing)

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Refugee Response Programme, Tanzania

LOCATION: Kibondo, Kigoma

GRADE: 3

CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, renewable

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Procurement Coordinator (Sourcing) acts as a crucial component in the Tanzania SCI Supply Chain team which aims to deliver quality goods and services across Save the Children beneficiaries. The Procurement Coordinator (Sourcing) is responsible for coordinating sourcing for Kibondo Field Office including;

Develops and maintains a Sourcing Pipeline of anticipated future Procurement demand for both development and humanitarian programmes.
Runs sourcing procedures in line with the Procurement Manual to deliver identified business supply needs.
Ensures best value for money is achieved through competitive and transparent sourcing.
Manages key supplier relationships to develop strong strategic partnerships with critical suppliers.
S/he may be required to carry out inductions with new staff on aspects of their role and areas of expertise.
S/he may be required to represent Save the Children on Procurement related seminars or workshops.

SCOPE OF ROLE: Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 with an initial presence in Zanzibar and now extending to the Mainland with multi-sector programming. We are working with the government, local organizations and other international agencies to reduce child malnutrition, improve maternal, new born and child health services, support and strengthen early childhood development, primary, alternative and inclusive education and educational systems. We strengthen child protection systems for vulnerable children, promote children’s participation and contribution to policy and resource allocation for services which concern them, support, and respond to emergencies

Reports to: Refugees Response Programme Manager and technically to Head of Supply Chain

Staff reporting to this post: Procurement Officer.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Sourcing of goods and services

Develop Save the Children’s Tanzania Kibondo Office a rolling Sourcing Pipeline alongside Head of Supply Chain
Support supplier selection and contracting activities by undertaking market research and analysis, running quotations and setting up Contracts, Pre-Qualified Suppliers and Framework Agreements where appropriate for selected supplies for Save the Children Kibondo field office.
Liaise with stakeholders both internal and external to continually review the internal and external environments and identify opportunities to add value to our operations through effective sourcing.
Develop sourcing approaches to meet programme supply needs based on plans, procedures and requests received
Ensure all appropriate due diligence checks and risk assessments are carried out in line with organisational policy
Track and deliver financial benefits as an outcome from the sourcing activities, completing benefits approval forms and tracking Kibondo field office financial benefits performance.
Ensure the timely movement of items from the store to the end user. When issuing items from the store, he/she ensure a waybill/Stock release form is prepared, authorized and signed to validate the movement in compliance with Save the Children procedures.
Manage and maintain the stocks and assets records and assets disposal (mobile devices, laptops, phones etc). at field level in coordination with country office and as per disposal policy and ensure Re-tagging of all assets
Consolidate the monthly field Supply Chain KPI report and forward to Head of Supply Chain
Prepare by the 5th of the following month a monthly Warehouse report for verification by his/her line manager.
Support field teams in distribution of relief items and maintain stock register for all supplies and goods
Fleet Management;

Manage and be accountable for the vehicle fleet, ordering and inventory management of all vehicle related parts and consumables at field level, including fuel and fuel consumption for office vehicles
Ensure that all vehicles carry the required on-board documentation and that all documents are kept current (including insurance). Inspect and record condition of vehicles, by maintaining weekly checklists file and ensuring that Vehicles log books are accurately filled.·
Consolidate fleet performance reports and forward to Head of supply Chain
Ensure all vehicles are properly cleaned on daily basis and ensure that all vehicles are secure when not in use.
Carry out regular training to all drivers on basic vehicle mechanic skills, daily vehicle inspection and coach and guide on speed limits and other controls. Discuss the car track report with driver and any violation for future improvements to minimize risks.
Evaluate, manage and monitor drivers.

Safety and Security:

Act as Safety and Security focal person at field level and provide appropriate advice to staff as and when required. Coordinate with UNHCR and other agencies safety and security officers and maintain logs of security issues and share with relevant staff at field and country office.

Supplier Management

Manage our supply base by tracking supplier performance, actively liaising with suppliers, and undertaking supplier risk management e.g. vetting
Ensure we only work with vetted, high quality suppliers that comply with Save the Children, Legislative and donor requirements.
Team Management and Capacity Building

Conduct performance reviews and build capacity of the procurement officer, ensuring clear work plans are in place and that personal objectives are established with regular feedback and support provided.
Develop strong relationships with Kibondo office programmes team to support them in improving their Procurement practices and review all Procurement Plans together with the Head of Supply Chain.
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

Preferred Bachelor degree in; Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, or related fields and/ or Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Certified Procurement & Supplies Professional (CPSP) or equivalent Experience
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in Procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing complex sourcing processes and supplier relationships
Solid knowledge and experience of planning and implementing sourcing activity and processes
Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities.
Familiarity with the local and regional supplier markets
Experience in some of our key programmatic categories (Supply Chain, Construction, Humanitarian Goods, Education Supplies) or indirect categories (External workers/Consultancy, IT, Property etc.). Knowledge of NGO/ Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity
Competency in reporting, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports.
High level of computer literacy. Especially excellent MS Excel/Word skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; Fluency in spoken and written English.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’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.

The deadline for submitting the application is 30 November 2020

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TITLE: Procurement Officer (Buying)

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Refugee Response Programme, Tanzania

LOCATION: Kibondo

GRADE: 4

CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, renewable

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore, a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Procurement officer is responsible for purchasing of goods and services within the within Kibondo Field Office based on needs of Save the Children’s programmes, managing orders and relations for portfolio of programmes. The Procurement Officer will also support the Procurement Coordinator in:

Ensuring that the right supplies and services are procured and that there is timely procurement and delivery of goods and services to programmes to deliver outstanding results for children
Ensuring best value for money is achieved through competitive and transparent procurement processes
Ensuring smooth travel coordination and fleet management as per Save the Children Standards.
SCOPE OF ROLE:

Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 with an initial presence in Zanzibar and now extending to the Mainland with multi-sector programming. We are working with the government, local organizations and other international agencies to reduce child malnutrition, improve maternal, newborn and child health services, support and strengthen early childhood development, primary, alternative and inclusive education and educational systems. We strengthen child protection systems for vulnerable children, promote children’s participation and contribution to policy and resource allocation for services which concern them, support, and respond to emergencies

Reports to: Procurement Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post: 5 Drivers

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Procuring Goods and Services (Buying)

Manage suppliers professionally and proactively, providing feedback to improve performance and leading periodic review meetings.
Provide procurement advice and support to Kibondo field office.
Deliver management information reports summarising key trends in performance of the procurement section against KPIs.
Manage procurement for the Kibondo Office programme in line with SCI procurement policies, processes and quality standards through supervision of Purchase Requests and Purchase Order processes.
Deliver on the Kibondo office supply plan, combining use of ad-hoc procurement, approved suppliers and contracted suppliers to meet the needs of the programmes.
Ensure all orders are processed in timely manner, inputted on Procurement Tracker, status updates are communicated to programmes, and that all relevant documentation is filed appropriately.
Ensure supplier files are routinely updated on performance and that regular reviews of performance are undertaken by the Procurement Committee for evaluation of suppliers for future use.
Develop strong relations with Kibondo field office programme to support them in improving their ordering practices and review all Procurement Plans together with the Procurement coordinator.
Team Management and Capacity Building

Conduct Performance Review with line report and ensure clear work and personal development objectives are established with timelines and regular feedback and support is provided.
Supervise the drivers and conduct performance reviews as per Save the Children Develop to perform Approach
Systems, Tools and Processes

Promote and ensure compliance to our Procurement Policy, Procedures and quality standards
Provide ProSave support (S2P) and procurement advice for requisitions.
Support the Procurement Coordinator in the review and update of price lists, supplier information/ vetting and specification of goods and services in ProSave
Support the Procurement Coordinator in turning Framework Agreements and Contracts into online catalogues in ProSave that staff can order from directly
Working with the supply base to ready them/support them for sourcing and ordering through ProSave
Fleet Management

Prepare relevant paperwork to process payments with respect to taxis services provided by companies and or individuals following approval processes.
Maintain the fleet book/tracking system and ensure that these are updated timely and as and when necessary.
Proactively inform users when plans change /delays are anticipated and follow up all pending travel issues
Ensure that services/repair for all the projects vehicles for Kibondo Office are planned and conducted on a timely basis (to minimize disruption) by the approved Garage(s).
Supervise quotation/estimated costs received from garage and make recommendations to the Coordinator for approval before service /repair is done.
Responsible for engaging with the garage to ensure the repairs are done economically and the paper trail in support of the repairs complies with Save the Children Procedures.
Prepare monthly performance reports for vehicles and submit to the Procurement Coordinator
Oversee and issue fuel coupons to drivers in compliance with procedures
Review and sign off on a transport log sheet on completion of the sheet by the SCI drivers.
Supervise the preparation of monthly analysis of fuel consumption against KMs’ and prepare supporting documentation for the payment to supplier and investigate any discrepancies.
Prepare the monthly analysis of fuel consumption and submit it to the Area Programme Manager and the Head of supply Chain in Country Office.
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

Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management; Procurement, Logistics or related fields.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing procurement processes
Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practice
Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities
Knowledge of NGO/ Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines, whilst maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers
Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports
Excellent oral and written communication skills; Fluency in spoken and written English;
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’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.

The deadline for submitting the application is 30 November 2020

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 Child Rights Governance Specialist
TITLE: Child Rights Governance Specialist – Tanzania Country Office
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Director of Programme Development and Quality
LOCATION: Dar es Salaam with frequent travel to the field
GRADE:

Recommended:

CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, 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.

ROLE PURPOSE:

Save the Children has been working in the child rights governance (CRG) sector on Mainland and Zanzibar, for many years with notable success. The position of CRG Specialist will advance this work on a technical level and ensure excellence in programming, including demonstration of tangible results for children in Tanzania. The CRG Specialist will provide strategic and operational leadership in this process. She/he will assume the overall responsibility for the growth, development and implementation of the Child Rights Governance portfolio. S/He will also be part of further exploring SCI Tanzanias engagements in Child Rights and Business (CRB), targeting key sectors and authorities on Mainland and Zanzibar. S/He must bring an innovative leadership profile with a proven track record of working with children and governance and a sound technical background in programme design and delivery. The post holder should also have a solid understanding of the child rights governance sector and government structures (national and local level) in Tanzania and some of the current challenges to enforce, protect and fulfil child rights in the country. The CRG Specialist also works to integrate CRG strategies in Save the Children’s Thematic Sectors by providing technical support, and developing tools and methodologies.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Save the Children began operations in Tanzania in 1986. Currently, the Country Program is implementing development and humanitarian programming in 11 regions in Mainland and Zanzibar in the thematic areas of: child rights governance, child protection, education and health & nutrition. The estimated value of the Country Program’s portfolio for 2020 is $13M. The operating context is very dynamic, affecting the rights of children and the operating environment for all NGOs.

Reports to: Director of Programme Development and Quality (DPDQ)
Dimensions: The job has five core functions: project management, strategy, quality programming, resource mobilisation, monitoring and evaluation and advocacy and representation. Child rights and child participation forms part of all that Save the Children does throughout spectrum of humanitarian to development.
Staff directly reporting to this post: None.

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KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Strategy:

  • Provide overall oversight and strategic guidance, strong leadership and technically sound decision-making processes in the CRG portfolio.
  • Lead on development of thematic strategy for CRG in line with Save the Children’s Country Strategic Plan for the United Republic of Tanzania, with support and guidance from the Director of Programme Development and Quality (DPDQ).
  • Lead in developing and realising practical CRG plans as part of Country Annual Plans.
  • Contribute to strategic discussions regarding child rights and participation in the country office.
  • Further develop and activate Save the Children Tanzania’s strategic priorities in Child Rights and Business (CRB) in Tanzania key sectors – agriculture, mining, and tourism, and identify opportunity for CRB-integration into programmes where appropriate.

Technical Programme Quality:
  • Based on guidance and in coordination with the DPDQ
  • Support the effective implementation the SCI Programme Quality Framework, following the principle of putting child rights at the Centre of everything we do. This includes support to initiatives of rolling out Save the Children’s common approaches to ensure design of innovative and evidence based quality programs.
  • Support the operations team in identifying and addressing technical gaps in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of CRG projects, in coordination with quality programmes team
  • Lead on and ensure the technical quality delivery of CRG projects of the country programme
  • Support operations teams and relevant project/programme managers in relevant technical capacity of children, parents, communities, schools, other institutions and government to improve child rights government and child participation, including in humanitarian settings as well as in relation to private sector operations.
  • Build technical capacity in the operation teams, partners and child rights networks to produce top class donor reports of projects related to child rights governance, by working with MEAL and Award Management teams.
  • Review all CRG reports for technical quality and ensure information is correctly presented as per Save the Children global standards, evidence base and reality in Tanzania.
  • Collaborate with and respond to technical assistance from Save the Children Members, coordinating inputs as appropriate for projects.
  • Review research and participate in discussions related to CRG programming to ensure technical excellence and innovation in our projects.
  • Represent the CRG portfolio to the Programme Development and Quality team, especially in weekly and quarterly programme review meetings.
  • Support the Programme Development and Quality team, in identifying and pursuing opportunities to deepen engagement in Child Righs and Business, and private sector accountability in key sectors.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
  • Work closely with quality programmes and operations teams to ensure that all projects related to CRG(and CRB) have robust monitoring plans, baselines, reviews and evaluations in line with project designs and donor guidelines.
  • Assist the operation team in technical assessments of local/implementing partners.
  • Assist MEAL team, Operation teams and partners to carry out regular monitoring and measure and report on achievement and progress towards project objectives and results.
  • Organise periodic technical project review meetings with operation teams (programme/project managers) and partners and internally share progress and action.
  • Carry out extensive field visits to document observations and experiences and share them with operation, MEAL and finance teams and influence management action for improvement of technical and quality aspects in projects.
  • Work with MEAL and operation teams to carry out relevant studies and document and disseminate good practices in projects related to CRG.
  • Develop monitoring and reporting systems for existing programmes with field staff and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) team, and update senior management on progress towards targets, as well as programme learning.
  • Coordinate innovation and testing of new strategies through operational research and careful documentation of project decisions and outcomes.
  • Write case studies of CRG successes and challenges.

Advocacy and Representation:
  • Work with quality programmes team to support operations teams in developing local-specific advocacy strategies and messages in the area of CRG.
  • Support operation teams as requested and build their capacity to lead representation and advocacy in technical, government, private sectors and civil society fora within Tanzania for CRG.
  • Participate as delegated in relevant internal and external fora including donor meetings and clusters related to CRG and thereby take proactive actions to profile SC’s work and exploited possible opportunities.
  • Take part in Pan-african and global technical learning platforms to deepen the country programme’s capacity in CRB-integration and programme development.
  • Identify key opportunities and events for Save the Children to position itself as the leading organisation for CRG in Tanzania.
  • Identify key forum’s and opportunities to acquire contextual expertise on CRB, and to promote technical advocacy based in Save the Children Tanzania priorities and expertise.
  • Identify and secure potential technical resource persons and organisations for their support in advancing Save the Children’s advocacy in the CRG sectors (and CRB). This involves forging partnerships with local and international child rights agencies.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with CRG technical advisors of SC members and SCI CRG Initiatives (globally and regionally), thereby ensuring that the country programme benefits from possible opportunities (funding and other programme developments areas) arising from such relationships.
  • Take part in Pan-african and global technical learning platforms to deepen the country programme’s capacity in CRB-intergration and programme development.

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Resource Mobilisation:
  • Work together with programme operation team to initiate and design high quality, cost-effective, innovative and sustainable project proposals and concept notes related to child rights.
  • Proactively seek information on potential donor sources and share project opportunities in CRG with quality programmes and operations teams linking to country CRG strategy.
  • Write proposals and design logframes/results frameworks for new CRG projects.
  • Develop concept notes for potential donors.

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 himself/herself 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 himself/herself, takes responsibility for his/her own personal development and encourages others to do the same.
  • Widely shares his/her personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, within the 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.
  • Always acts in the best interest of children.

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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelors degree with extensive experience in Child Rights Governance work
  • At least 6 years’ solid experience in planning and coordinating child rights work at National level.
  • Strong experience in working with diverse partners (government, Civil Society, Academia, National Human Rights Institutions) in the implementing child rights in general and CRG work in particular.
  • Depth knowledge on child rights (UNCRC and ACRWC), social accountability and Investment in Children programming.
  • Experience in National Budget and Expenditure tracking.
  • Experience in development of child related policies, strategies and plan of actions as well as social policy in general.
  • Experience in Child Rights Governance and Child Rights Programming, and commitment to Save the Children values.
  • An understanding on the Concluding Observations of UNCRC and ACRWC Committees of Expertise on State Party Reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing and negotiation.
  • Previous work experience in government Ministries (National Level) and NGO environments is an added benefit.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in Kiswahili.

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DESIRABLE:
  • Exposure to NGO project design and delivery: at least 5 years working on child rights development projects.
  • Theoretical undertanding on Business & Human Rights-frameworks, private sector accountability, General Comment no. 16 to CRC and CRBP.
  • 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.

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

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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:
18 Nov 2020
Closing date: 2 Dec 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme, Development and Quality
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

Finance Coordinator
TITLE: Finance Coordinator
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Refugee Response
LOCATION: Kibondo - Kigoma

GRADE: 3
CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 2: either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position; therefore, a police check will be required.
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ROLE PURPOSE:
Under direct supervision of Emergency Response Field Office Manager, the Finance Coordinator is responsible is expected to perform financial duties around accounting cycle and internal control environment, including; to ensure accuracy of accounting records & system, adherence of organizational policies & procedures and to ensure compliance of statutory obligations in consultation with Roving Finance and compliance specialist

S/he is expected to ensure that financial regulations and controls are in place at all times and all the financial transactions for Kibondo field office are administered, recorded and reported in accordance with both Save the Children, donor policies and procedures and General accepted accounting principles. The post holder will ensure that all reports whether periodic, statutory or donor related are accurate and meet the required standard.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Refugees Response Program Manager
Number of direct reports: Finance and Administrative assistant
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Financial Compliance and Reporting

  • The position holder will ensure that all accounting transactions for Kibondo Field office are reviewed before recorded in Agresso to ensure compliance with:
  • Save the Children policies and procedures as well as Scheme of Delegation
  • Respective donor’s policies and procedures [Awards team to be consulted for relevant donor polices & Procedures]
  • Statutory obligations [relevant TAX and VAT laws, compliance with GAAP]
  • Financial control procedures across the Humanitarian Programme.
  • The post holder will ensure that each accounting transaction have a proper audit trail and supporting documents. The post holder will also ensure that the supporting documents are secured and archived in a retrievable manner.
  • Assist the budget holder on reviewing Budget versus Actual Reviews on a monthly bases and supporting any necessary re-classing exercises.
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Cash management and General Accounting

  • Ensure that all bank/cash transactions are accurately entered into GLACOS and reviewed before posting.
  • Ensure all payments to suppliers are made in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare weekly cash counts for each currency at week-end and month end, reconciling cash balances to cashbook balances – ensuring all codes are fully input.
  • Help the finance assistant officer to request cash transfers from Dar es Salaam in consultation with Programme Manager to ensure adequate but not excessive cash is held in order to carry out programme activities.
  • Crosscheck list of outstanding floats to staff on a weekly basis and follow up and ensure retirement of all floats within 14 working days.
  • Advise the Emergency Response Field Office Manager of any operational challenges or discrepancies relating to the financial management of the programme in a timely manner.
  • Makes sure Events and workshop MPESA payments are planned properly for cash flow purpose and during the events documentation are collected and initiated in MPESA for timely payments.

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

Essential
  • Degree in relevant subject.
  • At least 4 years accounting and administration experience. Previous INGO experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated good skills and experience in managing financials steams.
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian emergency settings will be added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of financial computer applications, including spreadsheets. (e.g. Excel)
  • Good personal organisational skills including time management and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of the team with interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s values, principals and Child Safeguarding policy.


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;
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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: 22 Nov 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department:
Finance
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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 Construction Engineer Officer
TITLE: Construction Engineer Officer
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Refugee Response Programme, Tanzania
LOCATION: Kigoma region Refugee Camp
GRADE:

CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, renewable
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)
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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Introduction

Save the Children International in Tanzania is a full–spectrum country programme and as such equal priority will be given to both humanitarian and development work. This is the only way we will be able to ensure that some of the fundamental rights that we believe children have, such as survival, safety and constant access to protection and education can be guaranteed. As part of a commitment to work with children through humanitarian interventions, Save the Children will support programmes in both sudden onset, such as the current Burundi response situation as well as in chronic emergency situations

The country office has a portfolio of construction projects in support of Emergency Education and Child Protection programmes in the refugee response to the Burundi crisis. Temporary learning spaces and Child Friendly Spaces in multiple locations in the refugee camps are in need of rehabilitation and further new structures are planned.
Maintain a database of all the projects, actions required and the progress by contractors and construction teams.
Set up reporting mechanism to remotely monitor projects, to include checklists and photographic reports.

Reports to: Refugees Response Program Manager
Working Contacts
External

  • The job holder is required to have regular contact with the donor partners, other child protection organization, children, Host community, and Government organization.
Internal
  • The job requires the job holder to have direct relationship with all staff and management at all levels in ensuring the organizational policies and procedures.
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Role Purpose: The Construction Engineer Officer will be tasked with overseeing all functional aspects of construction related projects from design and procurement, to supervision and contributing to reports. With challenging environments for constructing schools, clinics, and other buildings, borehole drilling and construction this position will demand a highly motivated, detail oriented individual who will be able to solve challenges as they arise. S/he will be required to improve current systems from knowledge and experience gained through at least 5 years’ experience in this area.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Ensure quality of construction work done by contractors per SCI construction policy;
  • Be responsible for technical part of needs assessments and participate in the selection of target communities and site selections of construction facilities to be rehabilitated and / or built for the project.
  • Provide technical specifications, BOQ and technical drawings as required;
  • Responsible and accountable for weekly construction site visits;
  • Supervise construction of schools, CFSs and any other construction activities that SCI will undertake;
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects;
  • Maintain close contact with selected communities and inform them of issues related to the project;
  • Monitor working conditions and be aware for problems that might arise regarding progress, quality and safety;
  • Provide weekly progress reports and undertake verification of payment invoices
  • Monitor construction budgets and overall performance with Program Managers
  • Verify all construction work carried out at the completion stage in cooperation with the relevant authority and ensure that all requirements are fulfilled before a Certificate of Completion is issued, and final payments paid.
  • Assist and support programme staff (Budget Holders) in preparation of project proposals and monitoring of their budgets related to all construction activities.
  • Comply with Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy to ensure maximum protection for children
  • Represent SCI in working groups and other coordination functions in the camp as and when necessary;
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders;
  • Support Country Office compliance with SCI Construction Policy and Benchmark Standards, working with Regional Construction TA to embed policy and develop Standard Operating Procedure.

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
• Bachelors in Civil Engineering/ Architecture or related field;
• Minimum 2 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position,
preferably in a humanitarian/recovery context;
• Minimum 5 years Experience from working in construction supervision;
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
• Fluency in English and Swahili, both written and verbal;
• Previous work experience with a national/international NGO;
• Excellent in computer software such as excel, word, and CAD;

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; 


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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: 22 Nov 2020 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

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The Opportunity
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As the Marketing Analyst, you will support the Marketing Intelligence lead on fundraising insight projects. You will be the focal point for the quarterly reporting across the movement using Business Intelligence tools and contribute to improving our global fundraising culture by harmonizing our fundraising definitions and KPIs.

The role will involve engaging with the national leaders in individual giving and their teams, together with their data Analyst. It will also work collaboratively across the team of specialists in the Global Fundraising Hub on F2F, Digital, DRTV and Donor Development.

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Skills and Experience:
Essential Skills & Experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Degree in maths/computing/marketing or any of the social sciences or any other relevant professional qualification
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a data/marketing analyst in a large organisation or agency
  • A passion for data and highly developed analytical skills
  • The ability to capture and document user requirements and convert into a project brief
  • Understanding of marketing/fundraising techniques and KPIs, in particular in the area of individual giving
  • The ability to analyse marketing and financial data and produce effective management information
  • An ability to create engaging and action-oriented reports to communicate information from budgeting, reporting and benchmarking exercises
  • Excellent problem solver with the ability to think strategically
  • Exceptional project and time management skills
  • Meticulous attention to details

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Mandatory Technical Expertise
Familiar with Power BI or any other Business Intelligence tools used in the sector
Advanced Microsoft Excel/Word & PowerPoint including the use of Macros, Pivot Tables and producing graphs
At least 1 year using SQL Server 2012 or newer to input, manipulate, enhance and query large volumes of data
SQL Server Query optimisation
Experience building and maintaining relational database tables

Desired Skills and Experience

Have worked in and analysed data for an international organisation
Experience in measuring and monitoring the effectiveness of Individual Giving strategies and plans
Have previously mentored or trained other members of staff on process and procedures
Experience manipulating data using FastStats
Knowledge of one or more programming languages - Ideally VBA, Python or R
Have performed and managed organisation benchmarking projects
Proven experience writing and delivering presentations to large groups of people
Exposure to at least one fundraising CRM system and knowledge of the data table architecture
Experience building statistical models and decision trees
French or Spanish speaking

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The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

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.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Closing date: 17 Nov 2020 - 02:59 EAT
Location: Worldwide, Worldwide
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Schedule: Full-time