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Jobs Opportunities at Poverty Alleviation Project under UNDP


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Tanzania is one of the developing countries that need support from inside and outside of the country to make the country's citizens welfare better. As a developing country located in sub Saharan area, it is faced with a lot of problems including poverty, diseases and ignorance. These problems are the reasons for hindrance of the development economically and socially.

Poverty Alleviation Project is the project done in different countries in Africa such as Botswana and Malawi, in Tanzania, it is seeking individuals to fill the following positions for different programs to curb poverty in Tanzania.


1. REGIONAL PROJECT COORDINATOR: 


Role purpose
 To lead and manage the project within a strategic and policy framework agreed with the Project Manager.
 Manage the regional project team by providing oversight and technical input that ensures project staff design, develop, plan, budget, implement, evidence, learn and communicate the impact from interventions within the project and provide appropriate support and capacity building for partners.
 To engage with donor reporting and communications teams and ensure evidence-based reporting and communication products are developed through planning, drafting, and proof-reading, fact-checking and cite-checking project documents as needed.
 Review and sign off any external communication products before they are shared externally
 Support project Manager in ensuring program quality assurance and measurement of outcomes from the project
 Ensure a strong linkage exists between the project and the agenda of the organization.
 Develop and nurture relationships with relevant stakeholders of the project including County Government and other development partners.
 Personal development through learning, training, conference, workshops, publications


Skills and experience:
 Demonstrated experience of coordinating projects and understanding of donor-funded project coordination and management methodology;
 Demonstrated coordination skills and capacity to liaise, enable others, create synergy and tune initiatives to one another including experience of remote working with teams based in different locations;
 Demonstrated knowledge of financial management systems and procedures as well as experience of preparing and monitoring budgets and ability to identify budget problems and solve them.
 Experience of establishing and maintaining office systems and coordinating an efficient flow of communications and information, including the creation and maintenance of electronic databases.
 Strong time management skills and demonstrated experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities.
 Demonstrated experience in handling and communicating confidential and sensitive information.
 Able to work in a teams and understand the importance of efficient communications for the effective functioning of teams.
 Strong communications skills, both oral and written, in English, including the ability to communicate complex information in a comprehensive manner.
 Ability to communicate in English and Swahili both oral and written, would be preferential.
 University degree in related area
 Knowledge of the socio-political context in the country or region
 Experience of working in the region and knowledge of key development issues in the region



2. PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER 


Job Description
 Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) of the projects in line with project scope and consulting with program team and partners
 Coordinate with Implementing Partners (IPs) for collecting data against agreed indicators;
 Providing technical advice for the revision of performance indicators;
 Identifying sources of data, collection methods and resources needed and related cost;
 Engage with IPs to collect and manage essential data of their respective projects;
 Ensure quality of data collected by partners;
 Provide feedback to partners and program teams on projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings;
 Assist Finance in building capacity of IPs on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E)
 Assist Program Coordinator in designing, coordinating and conducting project evaluations (mid-term and end-line);
 Assist Program Coordinator in designing and conducting Post Implementation Monitoring Survey (PIMS);
 Lead the Program Data Review;
 Support partners in designing and disseminating research studies by providing relevant input
 Assist Program Coordinator in developing progress reports, including quarterly and annual reports;
 Develop and share field visit reports with Program Management Unit and relevant partners
 Develop and maintain project database (with updated information and reports -intranet)
 Assist the Project Management Unit (PMU) in project planning and budgeting process to develop a good project monitoring plan
 Assist the PMU in reviewing project plans during the project planning process
 Ensure quality of data/ statistics in project plans
 Development of M&E tools,
 Lead the trainings in application of M&E tools for staff and partners;
 Share learning from M&E process with the wider team
 Support partners in improving learning and sharing mechanisms in their projects



REQUIREMENTS
 Degree in social sciences, development studies, statistics, economics or related field;
 Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications
 At least two years work experience in planning processes, performance, management, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building;
 Experience in monitoring and evaluating socio; field data collection and (iii) report writing and presentation;
 Skills in Monitoring and evaluation techniques and processes; Data collection and management; Analytical and research skills; Good command over report writing in English;
 Excellent knowledge of advanced statistics and research methodology including skills in sampling techniques and use of computer software for statistical and other relevant applications
 A solid understanding of the management of cross cutting issues, with a focus on participatory processes, integrated programming, protection and gender issues;
 Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
 Proven skills in critical thinking, assessment and analysis; strong competency in conceptualizing and designing strategic frameworks;
 Sound organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver assignments as required and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.



3. REGIONAL SOCIAL WORKER 

As a qualified Social Worker interested in collaborative practice, you will provide a broad range of social-work services, including child welfare, youth justice and supervising other social services in various places in dar es salaam region. Our team is committed to delivering social work services in partnership with dar es salaam region.
Essential Qualifications
 Bachelor of Social Work or related field
 Social work experience and/or practicum in providing services to families, children and individuals
 Experience in youth justice, social assistance, and adult protection is an asset Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
 Self-awareness
 Excellent decision-making skills and practice.
 Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and professional partnerships that demonstrate a professional level of written and oral communication
 Strong organizational and time-management skills to manage a diverse caseload
 Demonstrated interest in child and family services, including child protection
 Sound ethical decision-making skills that demonstrate the capacity to complete family, children and individual assessments at a professional level



4. PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER 

The Public Relations Manager will play a key role in developing brand awareness and securing national press for primary and secondary brands.


Duties
 Develop and implement strategic PR programs to achieve significant increases in project awareness
 Identify key media outlets
 Cultivate relationships with key business journalists nationalwise.
 Pitch stories to both national and local media.
 Achieve highest visibility for in print, broadcast, TV and online media outlets
 Write clear and compelling pitch letters, press releases and by-lined articles
 Identify media trends, news cycles and spin opportunities
 Proactively manage editorial calendars.
 Analyze and measure results of PR programs
 Manage budgets and campaigns for PR programmes.
 Qualifications:
 Bachelor in Public Relations or related field.
 2-4 years relevant experience in public relations and communications
 Proven successes in both traditional and interactive PR channels
 Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy
 A strong-sense of teamwork and ability to both manage AND execute programs
 Knowledge of international publications and opportunities is a plus
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Solid writing skills (writing samples required upon receipt of resume)
 Proficiency with basic computer applications including MS Office Apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
 Additional technology prowess given priority (Word Press, video blogging)
 Voracious reader of books, news and magazines


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5. ACCOUNTANT. 

Duties.
 Full charge bookkeeping including all month and year end journal entries.
 Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly reports and financial analysis reports.
 Reviews and prepares financial statements and accounting reports for departmental management and federal agencies.
 Develops guidelines for the maintenance and reconciliation of financial data; maintains and reconciles the more difficult financial control records for expenditures, allotments, receipts, and encumbrances.
 Designs, revises, and implements accounting systems and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and theories.
 Conducts surveys to prepare recommendations for improvements, controls, new methods, and other changes to improve the efficiency of accounting systems.
 Reviews budgets and prepares related budget documents
 Designs cost classification systems; develops guidelines to assign cost classifications to expenditures
 Conducts cost studies and implements cost allocation plans
 Provides consultation to local governmental units and others regarding accounting systems and generally accepted accounting principles and theories.
 Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work
 Performs other related work as assigned by supervisors.

Competencies
 Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
 Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
 Be able to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping
 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel).
 Hands-on detail-oriented tasks.
 Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization.
 High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
 Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends.
 Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 At least 2 solid years of non-profit accounting.
 Strong background in budget preparation and grant management (private funders and government grants).

EDUCATION:
 Must have a degree in Accounting or Finance,


6. DATA COLLECTOR 

The Data Collector is the most visible member of the appraisal process to the general public. In many cases, this individual will be the one person that the outside individuals may see. Therefore, it is extremely important that the Data Collector present a professional image to the public. The primary responsibility of the Data Collector is to locate, identify and accurately measure the exterior dimensions of the assigned properties, as well as make a thorough inspection of the interiors and accurately record all pertinent data on a data collection form.
Responsibilities:
 Accurately record on the data collection form all required information that will be pertinent to the project.
 Follow the guidelines of the data collection manual and guidelines developed for each Community.
 Anticipate unusual situations and make quick and responsible decisions.
 Develop an awareness of quality and production requirements and maximize efforts to meet or exceed requirements on a daily and weekly basis.
 Submit on a timely basis, accurate production and corresponding reports, such as timesheets, expense reports and other prescribed documents.
 Exhibit the flexibility necessary to multi-task, and perform contracted services in multiple communities as needed.

Qualifications:
 A research-based diploma in the discipline area of community economic development, or education is preferred; however, an acceptable combination of education and experience will be considered.
 Extensive knowledge of Tanzanian communities and experience working with and in communities is essential
 Demonstrated capacity for research and publication in academic and/or creative forms would be an asset (for example, academic papers, articles, presentations, etc.).
 Effective relationship management, strong verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
 A demonstrated ability to deliver on major collaborative partnerships with external partners in a timely and professional manner, including execution of multiple short-and long-term projects simultaneously is required.
 Willingness and ability to travel.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.


7. DATA BASE ADMINISTRATOR. 

General Characteristics
 Individuals within the Database Administration role design, install, maintain and upgrade the organization’s databases.
 They provide technical expertise in the use of database technology and are accountable for the overall performance of the organization’s database environment.
 Database Administrators work closely with analysts and developers to define and resolve information flow and content issues—helping to transform business requirements into environment specific databases.
 Database Administrators develop databases across multiple platforms. Once a database is in place, they monitor and analyze performance metrics and then allocate database resources to achieve optimum database performance. Individuals implement and perform backup and recovery procedures for the project’s databases and help develop the tools and techniques that allow clients to access data in a secure environment.
 Lastly, they support and help develop a common set of standards, the methods, and procedures used for all database administration development work and recommend upgrade paths for all technology components.
 These must have a solid working knowledge of database administration methodologies and techniques and a good understanding of logical and physical database design principles.
 They work well in a team environment and exhibit flexibility when addressing daily shifting work priorities.

Tasks
 Develops physical databases. Establish database system flows.
 Develops and maintains enterprise, Data documentation and metadata models.
 Codes, edits, and installs stored procedures and functions for accessing, maintaining, and populating databases.
 Maintains development, production, and multiple testing environments.
 Performs upgrades of databases, adding new structures or elements.
 Provides use of data access tools and techniques to enable information access.
 Controls privileges and permissions to database users.

Education And Experience.
 Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Mathematics, specialized training.
 Typically requires 1–3 years of database administration experience.
 Basic knowledge of database management systems.
 Basic knowledge of web applications and the role databases play in a web application stack.


8. INTERNAL AUDITOR 


Basic Function:
The internal auditor position is accountable for the examination and evaluation of organization's processes, reporting findings back to management in regard to possible improvements and corrections.

Responsibilities:
 Researching and assessing how well risk management processes are working and recording the results using software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
 Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to managers and staff at all levels, sometimes by delivering courses and training sessions
 Performing risk assessments on key business activities and using this information to guide what should be covered in audits
 Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and deciding how best to deal with them
 Providing support and guidance to management on how to handle new opportunities
 Agreeing recommendations with relevant staff members to make improvements to operations and helping to secure backing for them in meetings
 Preparing reports to highlight issues and problems and distributing the reports to the relevant people
 Assessing how well the business is complying to rules and regulations and informing management of any issues that need addressing
 Managing a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular communications.
 Perform risk assessments.
 Create an audit plan.
 Obtain and evaluate internal accounting and operational documentation.
 Develop recommendations and formulate cost saving actions.
 Prepare and present reports regarding findings.
 Conduct follow-up audits.
 Provide ad hoc advice to employees regarding issues found and how to remediate them.


Desired Qualifications:
 A bachelor's degree in accounting, as well as excellent analysis and presentation skills. Should also have excellent report-writing skills. Must be able to work with little supervision.


HOW TO APPLY:
If you’re interested kindly send your cover letter CV and copy of your certificate directly to the following email duncanhensisya@yahoo.co.uk, lckibwana@gmail.com and cc daudimoshi@gmail.com before 31st May 2018


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