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Advocacy and Campaigns Manager
Save the Children has been working in Tanzania for more than 30 years. We are working with the government, local organizations and other international agencies to reduce child malnutrition, improve new-born and maternal health, support and strengthen early childhood development and primary education 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. 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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in an area of social development, political science, media, communications or equivalent.
  • A human rights lawyer, having worked in programming, CSOs environment, marginalized groups such as youth and children background would be an added bonus.
  • Understanding of the development sector, gender issues and child rights programming in Tanzania.
  • At least 7 years of experience of managing advocacy campaigns that engage a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven experience of external representation and direct lobbying of high-level targets.
  • Excellent English and Kiswahili language skills.
  • An ability to synthesise complex information into concise and compelling policy briefing notes, and advocacy documents.
  • Proven experience of using media for advocacy purposes.
  • An ability to coordinate and work with diverse groups of people based in multiple locations.
  • An ability to manage complex workloads and stressful situations.
  • Good personal organisational skills, including time management and ability to meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
  • Demonstrable ability to develop and implement effective campaign strategies, including understanding, and delivery of a broad range of campaign tactics as well as an ability to produce a detailed budget related to the envisaged activities.
  • Knowledge and experience of working on policy and advocacy initiatives, and approaches to these.
  • Experience of working within networks and coalitions for campaigning purposes.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in English including familiarity with production of detailed reports and strategic plans using Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in promoting children’s rights, including participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints and managing budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good knowledge of Tanzanian context.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding policy.

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Experience in designing, conducting or supervising research work related to evidence building
Information Communication Technology advanced skills
Information graphics design expertise or proven experience

How to Apply.

Please read the full details of the position at https://tanzania.savethechildren.net/careers and apply as instructed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for Interview.
Application closing Date: 09th March 2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process
Date advertised: 22 Feb 2021
Closing date: 9 Mar 2021 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Advocacy, Campaigns and Policy
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

Staff Management and Development
  • Line management responsibilities for the programme managers and immediate support staff based in Zanzibar.
  • Support the programme managers in the recruitment, training, and promotion of staff as appropriate and ensure appropriate professional development opportunities are provided, in addition to line reports.
  • Manage the performance of all supervisees through the effective use of the Performance Management System and ongoing mentoring/coaching.
  • Lead, manage and motivate the relevant staff members, ensuring they have clear work plans and objectives and receive quarterly supervisions and reviews that involve direct administrative and technical managers.
  • Ensure all staff receive the relevant training and support required to enable them to undertake their responsibilities effectively in line with internal project management systems.

Support to Local Fundraising

  • Responsible to consistently engage, position for any local fundraising opportunities
  • Gather local intelligence and regularly monitor existing or emerging needs
  • Engage regularly with and local donor or embassy representatives,
  • Support all proposal writing for Zanzibar

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Qualifications and Experience
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s vision, mission and values including rights-based approaches.
  • At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university in development studies, social sciences or similar discipline.
  • Experience building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and representing an organisation to external parties, including government.
  • At least 4 years senior management experience of which at least 2 will be as manager of programmes engaged in child-oriented community development, preferably with an international non-government organization.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability, working with cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results.
  • An in-depth understanding of national (Tanzania and Zanzibar) and international development issues in particular in relation to children.
  • Experience working with young people and a commitment to child participation and rights-based approaches to programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence change.
  • Experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing awards from major institutional donors.
  • Experience of working in a Muslim context.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Kiswahili a positive asset.
  • Clean police record.

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How to Apply.
Please read the full details of the position at https://tanzania.savethechildren.net/careers and apply as instructed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for Interview.
Application closing Date: 09th March 2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Please note:
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process
Date advertised: 23 Feb 2021
Closing date: 9 Mar 2021 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

Digital Education Project Coordinator
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:
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. Local coordinator is in charge of supporting Principals and Teachers during the project implementation. Coordinator will have to train teachers and will be responsible for the technological equipment and Must give daily support in the schools. Therefore, coordinator needs to be linked to the educational community. Profuturo will give a training to coordinators about technology, tools, methodology and own contents, work process etc. 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 Coordinator will actively participate in education-related activities and meetings.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Refugee Response Field Manager
Staff directly reporting to this post: Digital Education Officer

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Refugee Response Field Manager:
Programme Development and Implementation
  • With the support and guidance of Refugee Response Field Manager and working closely with the Digital 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 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 Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergency (INEE) and Save the Children best practices.
  • Coordinate and ensure quality in the programme by building capacity of the Education Officer and volunteer teachers through trainings, on content such as pedagogical skills, psychosocial support & life skills.
  • Input into new proposals and support the Refugee Response 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 Officers
  • Prepare performance objectives together with education program staffs and give the necessary feedback, follow up and support to improve staff performance.
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 Project Coordinator will participate in the review and development of contextually relevant Quality Learning Environment (QLE) benchmarks for AEP 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 Project Officer 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 Refugee Response Field Manager and Project 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.
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
  • University Degree in Education, Social Sciences or related technical field.
  • Four (4) years 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.
  • Pedagogical knowledge: learning and teaching methodologies, education system, etc.
  • Technic knowledge: use of devices (laptop, projector, tablets). Use of email, Microsoft programs (Word and Excel) and social media.
  • Project management: elaboration of work schedules and follow-up reports.
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: 17 Feb 2021
Closing date: 2 Mar 2021 - 23:59 EAT
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Programme, Development and Quality
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time

TITLE: Director of Programme Operations

LOCATION: Dar es Salaam with 25 -35% travel to field locations

GRADE: Executive

CONTRACT LENGTH: 2 years

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 programmes; or are visiting country programmes; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

As a member of the Senior Management Team, (SMT) the Director of Programme Operations oversees all programme implementation and operational support to our programme activities. This is a senior level role overseeing 8 existing field offices in Dodoma, Shinyanga, Mbozi, Rukwa, Iringa, Morogoro our emergency response programme in Kigoma Region, as well as operations oversight and direction to the Zanzibar programme. The incumbent will directly line manage the Deputy Director of Programme Operations, Chief of Party for USAID/Lishe Endelevu, Supply Chain Team, Partnerships manager and ensure effective, timely and efficient delivery of quality programme activities to beneficiaries. S/he will work closely with the Directors of Programme Development & Quality (PDQ), and Finance, the Head of Awards and HR and Administration.

As a member of the SMT the Director of Programme Operations helps create a positive, inclusive, proactive and accountable working environment within the country office.

As a member of the SMT, deputise when required for the Country Director such as during leave absences.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Country Director

Dimensions:

This is a challenging senior role in a changing operational context as the country programme grows its overall portfolio, expands its geographic footprint, and seeks to strengthen operational reliability and effectiveness of its work, including through stronger partnerships with government, donors and civil society actors. It requires a principled, dedicated, experienced and highly motivated individual who can help to drive forward our programme and our ambitions. The role will build on an embed organizational culture utilizing a capacity building approach to strengthen established systems, policies and procedures, emphasizing an empowering strong project management, logistics and procurement support, and ensuring staff understanding and compliance meets organizational quality standards.

Number of direct reports: Chief of Party (Lishe Endelevu), Deputy DPO and Emergency Response TL, Head of Supply Chain, Partnership Manager and DEVCO Project Coordinator.

Key Working Relationships: Director of Programme Development and Quality, Director of Finance (Support Services), HR and Admin Director, Head of Award Management, and Chief of Party.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to:

Demonstrating behaviours that are consistent with Save the Children’s Mission, Vision and Values and ensure their broader application by staff across the programmeme.
A conducive and productive work environment in a way that promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our teams to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors
Design and implementation of a coherent organizational structure that is consistent with agency practices and appropriate to programme needs
Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with: humanitarian and development donors, host government authorities, partner agencies, and other NGO actors
Participating in any Donor visit to project(s) within the country office portfolio, as required.
Carrying out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects Save the Children’s commitment to safeguarding children, in accordance with our Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policy.
Ensuring the Tanzania Country Office complies with all Save the Children Quality Standards and Standard Operating Procedures
Ensuring that all required support is provided promptly, at scale and in line with the established rules and principles including during emergencies.
Complying with and promote Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud and anti-bribery, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Oversight and Management of all Programme Implementation areas: –

Responsible for overall coordination of programme operations and delegated responsibility for field delivery of high quality programming in line with the objectives of the country strategy
In collaboration with the Director of Programme Development and Quality, develop and maintain Save the Children’s vision for programming, as well as effective and efficient allocation of Country Office resources to achieve strategic goals and commitments
In close coordination with the Director of Programme Development and Quality and Head of Award Management, participate in proposal development processes and ensure that all programmes progress in accordance with grant agreements, are completed on time, on budget and all deliverables are of high quality.
Working with Director of Programme Development and Quality, participate in conceptualizing and

designing cost effective, innovative and high quality programmes to serve difficult to reach children
Serve as overall budget holder for operational programming; effectively manage and support budget holders for individual projects and awards.
Ensure programmes are implemented in ways responsive to the communities and children in line with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance procedures. This includes working with government and national NGO-partners to strengthen national capacity
Ensure preparation of timely and high quality progress reports, programme reports, and donor reports
Oversee all area and project offices and their operations.

Logistics, Inventory and Procurement

Ensure that the CO logistics capacity and systems meet the SCI Quality Standards and are able to satisfy the programming requirements
Manage the CO Logistics department ensuring that all CO logistics activities (fleet, assets, transport, supply chain, area operations and systems etc.) are coordinated, efficient and responsive to the needs of programme delivery
Ensure appropriate and adequate emergency logistics procedures, where relevant, are detailed in order to enable rapid scale up
Manage all assets for the organization including vehicles, generators, IT, and other high value assets.
Ensure maintenance and replacement plans are in place and implemented for all assets
Ensure goods and services procured are cost effective and of standard quality
Ensure procurement processes are effectively implemented and tracked and deliver the right products at the right time for the right price
Ensure all construction needs are delivered following Save the Children policies and procedures and are on time, on budget and of high quality
Ensure proper record keeping, maintenance and control of stock inventory
Ensure proper documentation and recording of fixed assets of the organisation

Humanitarian Response Management

Strengthen the Tanzania CO organisational readiness to respond to emergencies in line with global SCI humanitarian goal and benchmarks
Mount appropriate and timely responses at scale to all emergencies consistent with established benchmarks, plans and organizational policies, and in close cooperation with short term incoming surge teams
Ensure that all CO staff across departments and area offices are familiar with, adhere to and implement the procedures and processes detailed in the Rules and Principles for humanitarian response
In coordination with Country Director and Director for Programme Development and Quality maintain consistent and coherent engagement in key inter-agency emergency preparedness and response coordination mechanisms including the Cluster system

Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development

Ensure appropriate and accountable staffing within the programme implementation team, including area office staff
Manage the programme implementation team; define expectations, provide leadership and technical support as needed, and evaluate direct reports regularly
Ensure the recruitment, training, and promotion of staff as appropriate and ensure availability of appropriate professional development opportunities for staff
Incorporate staff development strategies and Performance Management Systems into team building processes. Establish results based system and follow up.
Work with all direct reports to create a culture of mentorship, coaching and staff development to build national capacity and retention within the Programme Implementation Department.
Manage the performance of all staff in the area programmes.
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

A minimum of 7 years of senior management experience in a development (INGO/NGO/Donor) environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programmes
Highly suited to a candidate who is or has been a Country Director or equivalent for an International or National NGO
Master’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent thematic experience
Robust experience of NGO emergency programme cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisational structure
Substantial experience in managing logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory
Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors
Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children
Substantial experience in managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills -fluency in written and spoken English
Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
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: 26 Feb 2021 – 23:59 EAT

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

The deadline for submitting the application is 26 February, 2021

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