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Fatima Al-Fihri Open University (FAOU) Winter Internship 2020

Deadline: November 3, 2019
Applications for the Fatima Al-Fihri Open University (FAOU) Winter Internship 2020 are now open. The Fatima Al-Fihri Open University is an international non-profit educational institution established online in February, 2016. Since then, it has been growing at an incredible pace.

Currently, they are a team of multinational youths working in various countries worldwide and passionately committed to the goal of creating an inclusive learning environment that elevates students and gives meaning to their educational experiences. The University is currently working to provide short courses. To achieve this goal, they open a volunteer and internship program for youth around the world.

Benefits

  • No program fees.
  • Flexible work timing (Between 6 to 8 hours a week).
  • Remotely Training during the program.
  • Certificate of internship provided by the end of the program.
  • Support to apply for scholarships or to participate in other programs and events.
  • International work environment with various social programs activities.

Eligibility

  • Applicants should be proficient in English language;
  • Have basic understanding of computer and internet applications;
  • Access to internet at least twice a week;
  • Ability to learn and act in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • High motivation to learn and grow professionally;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Available positions

  • Communication Officer
  • Partnership Officer
  • Marketing Officer
  • Social Media Editor
  • Social Media Officer
  • Pedagogical Affairs Officer
  • IT Officer
  • Platform Officer
  • Photo Designer and Editor
  • Video Designer and Editor
  • Newsletter Manager

Application
Click here to apply
For more information, visit FAOU Winter Internship.

Nafasi za kazi Save the Children, Research Enumerators

Research Enumerators

Job Summary
REPORTING ARRANGEMENTS The Enumerators will report to the Field Coordinator/Supervisor. BACKGROUND Save the Children Tanzania in partnership with ADP Mbozi and Government of Tanzania are implementing a baseline survey for Tuwekeze Pamoja (TP) Program. TP Program is designed to improve children’s learning outcomes by providing a continuum of support for girls and boys from conception to eight years old that ensures their physical, socio- emotional, cognitive development and learning needs are met. The program aims to research and demonstrate the impact of its core interventions and the impact of additional interventions which focus on improving the broader wellbeing of children, through the reduction of violence in homes, schools and communities. TP also seeks to provide cost- effective, evidence-based solutions for young children in Songwe region of Tanzania that could be replicated and implemented at scale. The midline evaluation will target caregivers and children aged 2-3 years old, to collect data around their early care and childhood (ECCD) practices. The study will be conducted in Mbozi District, Songwe Region between 4th – 30th November 2019. We are seeking qualified and self-motivated individuals to support data collection as follows: – MAIN TASK Conduct quantitative/qualitative interviews with identified respondents in program intervention villages to assess the current situation regarding early childhood development for children in Mbozi District, Songwe Region. A senior team leader from Save the Children will supervise the survey along with the ADP Mbozi Officials. The enumerators will be trained on conducting Household based survey on early childhood development and learning as well as health research ethical issues and Child Safeguarding Policy.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 3 years
Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Study and understand all instruction included in the enumerators guide and provided through the training in order
  • Conduct interviews with identified respondents
  • Coordinate with the supervisor on how to carry out the survey and to report daily work done
  • Check that material necessary to carry out the survey is sufficient and appropriate
  • Introduce yourself, explaining who you are and for who you are working in a manner that facilitates the participation of individuals in the survey;
  • Ask questions in a clear and kind manner, and ask all the questions exactly as worded:
  • Probe to clarify unclear answers;
  • Write down the answer in an ordinate and clear way, recording responses accurately;
  • Double check and revise the survey at the end of the survey in order to correct mistakes and sign off on completed surveys as verification of the accuracy of the survey.
  • Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct for Enumerators (attached).
  • Maintain well data collection tools and survey asses including instruments, documents, notes and papers.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. At least a Bachelor’s degree in health or education related field or social science or other any relevant discipline from recognized university but with more than three years working experience with community health programs.

2. Prior experience with GPS equipment’s and tablet-based data collection and long duration fieldwork

3. Past experience in household based studies with poor and rural communities that touch on sensitive topics preferably in the key sectors of children’s health

4. Good written and verbal skills in English and Kiswahili; knowledge of local language (Kinyiha, or Kindali or Kinyamwanga) and community practices within the district/region is an added advantage.

5. Extensive knowledge in quantitative and qualitative data collection with a demonstration of good interview skills and community entry.

6. Ability to work in a team and cultivate team sprit

7. Demonstrable good track record of hardworking spirit, integrity and discipline.

8. Priority will be given to the qualified individuals who live in Mbozi District.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

We need to keep children safe, so our selection process, which includes background checks will involve complying to our Child safeguarding policy; reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Submit the application online to Save the Children at Tanzania.Jobs@savethechildren.org

The subject line should clearly read “Enumerator for TP Midline evaluation”. The application package should include the following: –

1. Application letter clearly stating why you qualify for the position

2. Recent Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages that highlight your key qualification and experience).

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for interview

Job Opportunity at CARE International, Acquisition and Distribution Manager

 Job Opportunity at CARE International, Acquisition and Distribution Manager

Position : Acquisition and Distribution Manager

CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit a dynamic qualified Tanzanian for the position of Acquisition and Distribution Manager for CHOMOKA Program to be based in Dar es Salaam.

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND:
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. Operating in Tanzania since 1994, CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty is overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.

CHOMOKA is a dynamic FinTech social enterprise in Tanzania that is unlocking the transformative potential of savings groups through technology. The social enterprise, incubated by CARE, is driven by a proprietary smartphone application used by savings groups to manage their records, access financial services and gain advisory support from a trusted network of agents. The primary target for the application are savings groups where the average member lives on under $2.50 per day. The social impacts of achieving scale are significant and CARE is ideally positioned as a platform for Chomoka success.

The initiative builds on CARE’S 20+ years of experience in Tanzania as a leader in financial inclusion, which includes introducing and popularizing the Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) model nearly 20 years ago. Today, CARE has enabled 500,000 members nationwide to form and manage successful, sustainable VSLAs while similar models like VICOBA have flourished. In recent years, CARE has expanded on this informal model, working with leading banks and MNOs to develop products and services that enable VSLAs and their members to access formal financial services, most for the first time. This transition – from exclusively informal to both formal and informal – illustrates CARE’s vision for financial inclusion in Tanzania, where all Tanzanians have access to the financial services they need to manage and improve their lives. With Chomoka, CARE aims to provide similar services to all financially excluded Tanzanians through a sustainable, social enterprise delivering value to users nationwide.

JOB SUMMARY
The Acquisition and Distribution Manager will be responsible for driving the Acquisition and Onboarding of Chomoka Saving groups. S/he will also be responsible for ensuring that Community based Trainers (CBTs) are well trained and are capable of attaining the Chomoka KPI milestone targets set. S/he will oversee the Chomoka agent network, within the agent distribution structure established. The position will be responsible for developing marketing and distribution strategies. The incumbent will maintain thorough understanding of the technical aspects of the digital technology and provide linkage support to CBT Agent teams with back-end IT maintenance team. S/he will coordinate and maintain effective communications to the CBT agent network developed. S/he will be responsible for strengthening partnerships; overseeing planning, gathering and dissemination of information vital for strategic execution of the project. Achieve acquisition of VSLA groups target as allocated by reporting head. The Acquisition and Distribution Manager reports directly to the Senior Program Manager for CHOMOKA Program. S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

  • Bachelor in BSc or BA in business administration, Development Studies, Social Science or relevant field; certification in marketing or sales will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience around marketing development, knowledge of formation of saving groups will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience in sales and marketing development in micro finance business.
  • Experience in conducting training and sensitization sessions on socioeconomic activities.
  • Knowledge on VSLA model and saving groups management in rural settings
  • Demonstrated ability to make judgment calls and decisions within delegated authority, that impact significantly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the customer services experience.
  • Smart, analytical, excellence communication skills, good attitudes and look ahead capability.
  • Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures.

Job application procedure
Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email to Human Resources Department TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by CoB, 10th October 2019 at 1700hrs

New Job Opportunities at CARE Tanzania

Acquisition and Distribution Manager


CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit a dynamic qualified Tanzanian for the position of Acquisition and Distribution Manager for CHOMOKA Program to be based in Dar es Salaam.
ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND:
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. Operating in Tanzania since 1994, CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty is overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.
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CHOMOKA is a dynamic FinTech social enterprise in Tanzania that is unlocking the transformative potential of savings groups through technology. The social enterprise, incubated by CARE, is driven by a proprietary smartphone application used by savings groups to manage their records, access financial services and gain advisory support from a trusted network of agents. The primary target for the application are savings groups where the average member lives on under $2.50 per day. The social impacts of achieving scale are significant and CARE is ideally positioned as a platform for Chomoka success.
The initiative builds on CARE’S 20+ years of experience in Tanzania as a leader in financial inclusion, which includes introducing and popularizing the Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) model nearly 20 years ago. Today, CARE has enabled 500,000 members nationwide to form and manage successful, sustainable VSLAs while similar models like VICOBA have flourished. In recent years, CARE has expanded on this informal model, working with leading banks and MNOs to develop products and services that enable VSLAs and their members to access formal financial services, most for the first time. This transition – from exclusively informal to both formal and informal – illustrates CARE’s vision for financial inclusion in Tanzania, where all Tanzanians have access to the financial services they need to manage and improve their lives. With Chomoka, CARE aims to provide similar services to all financially excluded Tanzanians through a sustainable, social enterprise delivering value to users nationwide.
JOB SUMMARY
The Acquisition and Distribution Manager will be responsible for driving the Acquisition and Onboarding of Chomoka Saving groups. S/he will also be responsible for ensuring that Community based Trainers (CBTs) are well trained and are capable of attaining the Chomoka KPI milestone targets set. S/he will oversee the Chomoka agent network, within the agent distribution structure established. The position will be responsible for developing marketing and distribution strategies. The incumbent will maintain thorough understanding of the technical aspects of the digital technology and provide linkage support to CBT Agent teams with back-end IT maintenance team. S/he will coordinate and maintain effective communications to the CBT agent network developed. S/he will be responsible for strengthening partnerships; overseeing planning, gathering and dissemination of information vital for strategic execution of the project. Achieve acquisition of VSLA groups target as allocated by reporting head.
The Acquisition and Distribution Manager reports directly to the Senior Program Manager for CHOMOKA Program. S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE:

  • Bachelor in BSc or BA in business administration, Development Studies, Social Science or relevant field; certification in marketing or sales will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience around marketing development, knowledge of formation of saving groups will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience in sales and marketing development in micro finance business.
  • Experience in conducting training and sensitization sessions on socioeconomic activities.
  • Knowledge on VSLA model and saving groups management in rural settings
  • Demonstrated ability to make judgment calls and decisions within delegated authority, that impact significantly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the customer services experience.
  • Smart, analytical, excellence communication skills, good attitudes and look ahead capability.
  • Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email to Human Resources Department TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by CoB, 10th October 2019 at 1700hrs.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

New Training and Job Opportunities at Global Digital Limited

Training And Job Opportunities At Global Digital LimitedGlobal Digital Limited, Global Publishers Limited, Ajira Na Mafunzo Global Digital Limited

Overview
The advances in science and technology continue to create opportunities every day for young men and women to take advantage of them by earning legitimate income, especially in terms of social networks. Recognizing this, Global Digital Company has provided the Training and Careers opportunity for young people with the passion and careers of social networks, who are interested in tracking the News, Entertainment and Life of artists online.

It has a number of Opportunities on the You Tube and website, which will be provided to young people with hobbies, who will undergo a two-month training that will enable them to better understand the network’s functional and life-changing, educational, economic and social life. Young people who successfully complete the training will be offered permanent employment in the company.

Job Descriptions
Today we announce New Training and Job Opportunities at Global Digital Limited. Read full descriptions by downloading PDF File attached.
Through the link below:

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE!

NMB Bank Tanzania Jobs (4 vacancies)

We strive to be equally strong and responsible to the community at large by being a good corporate citizen in our quest to make our world a better place through our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. We have set the budget of one percent (1%) of the after tax profit to accomplish this on an annual basis.

CSR Strategy

We believe every citizen has the right to become better off. Through our commitment to support education, health and financial capability practices, our goal is to create a better  future for both society and the bank.

MISSION:
Through innovative distribution and its extensive branch network, NMB offers affordable and customer focused financial services to the Tanzanian community, in order to realize sustainable benefits for all its stakeholders. 

VISION:
To be the preferred financial services partner in Tanzania. 

vacancies


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Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program 2020 for Young Social Entrepreneurs (Up to $15,000 in Funding)

Deadline: October 13, 2019

Are you an early stage social entrepreneur looking to unlock your potential and create impact? The Africa YES 2020 funded program is just for you!

The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program is a 6-month funded intensive entrepreneurship, leadership and business training that provides early stage social entrepreneurs of under the age of 30 years, with the resources they need to discover opportunities, unlock their potential and create impact in their local communities.
The program seeks to identify, inspire and empower 25 young social entrepreneurs to recognize opportunities, explore innovative approaches, mobilize resources, manage risks, and build viable social enterprises. The program will also invest a minimum total of $15000 in grant funding to top fellows during the program. The Africa YES 2020 program will run from November 2, 2019 to March 28, 2020 (every Saturday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm) in-person in Nairobi.

Benefits

  • Leadership and Business Acumen Skills: The hands-on training sessions delivered by experienced facilitators are tailored to help you become a great entrepreneurial leader equipped with skills that are vital in helping your venture grow
  • Build & Grow Your venture: The practical and real-world sessions by entrepreneurs and facilitators mean you get to apply what you are learning each week to your venture while getting feedback to help you grow and your venture grow
  • Access Funding up to $15,000USD: At the end of the 12-weeks program, 3 fellows will be selected to immediately receive up to $15,000 USD in grants, which is a zero-equity funding. You will also be connected to other funding opportunities available
  • Access Networks, Mentors & opportunities: As part of the program, you will connect deeper with other social entrepreneurs, mentors and other entrepreneurship ecosystem players, including exclusive opportunities and workshops
  • Access 3 Months Co-working space: Participants for the program will receive a 3-month membership that will give them full access to work from a co-working space so as to grow their ventures. Teams can enjoy this during the program
  • Bespoke Startups Services: Entrepreneurs will have access to startup services such as accounting, legal, sales, talent at a subsidized rate as being part of the program. Teams to also receive follow up investment.

Eligibility

  • The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program is looking for self-starters, leaders, change makers who are building viable businesses and creating impact in their local communities and beyond. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • The venture must be solving a clear problem in the community
  • There must be a viable and tested solution already in place (not just an idea)
  • The social venture should have a viable business model
  • The venture should have at least some paying customers or making a revenue in the past 6 months.
  • There should be ambition by the founder of the venture to grow to achieve large scale impact
  • The applicant can commit to attend weekly sessions (every Saturday) in Nairobi from November 2019 to April 2020
  • The applicant can commit to do weekly tasks in relation to their venture
  • The applicant must be working either full time or at least 30 hrs per week in their venture
  • The applicant must be below 30 years of age when applying
  • The venture is legally registered in Kenya or in the process of registration

Application

Submit Applications for Global Media Competition to Promote Quality Reporting on Labour Migration

Deadline: 31 October 2019

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched its fifth annual Global Media Competition to recognize exemplary media coverage of labour migration.
The competition contributes to some of the targets of the recently adopted “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the Global Compact for Refugees ,” which include improving working conditions for migrant workers and shifting misperceptions of labour migration. It also helps raise awareness on decent work and migration, a topic which features strongly in the United Nations Declaration on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The competition aims to promote quality reporting on labour migration issues. Across the world, migrants face prejudice, intolerance and stigmatization in their workplaces and communities. the winners will be selected by a panel of experts in international migration and journalism, based on creativity, accuracy and balance, protection of migrants, and positive portrayal of labour migration.

International Labour Organisations (ILO)

Since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States , to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men. The unique tripartite structure of the ILO gives an equal voice to workers, employers and governments to ensure that the views of the social partners are closely reflected in labour standards and in shaping policies and programmes.

Mission
The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

Thematic Categories
Professionals

  • Fair recruitment of migrant workers
  • Entries in this category should illustrate how international recruitment practices impact migrant workers’ lives, their chances of enjoying decent work, and their exposure to potential exploitation and abuse, gender-based violence, child and forced labour and trafficking in persons. Alternatively or additionally, it should show how properly regulated and governed labour recruitment across international borders can improve skills and job and the effective functioning of labour markets.
  • The future of labour migration
  • Entries in this category should present migrant workers’ challenges and opportunities to access decent work in the context of current and future trends shaping the world of work, including globalization, rising inequalities, demographic changes, technological advancement, non-standard forms of employment, large numbers of workers in the informal economy as well as the need for gender equality, life-long learning and the creation of productive jobs.

Students

  • Exemplary reporting on fair recruitment of migrant workers, or;
  • Exemplary reporting on the future of labour migration.

Awards
The competition will award four professional prizes (two in the category ‘fair recruitment of migrant workers’ and two for ‘the future of labour migration’ category) and one student prize;
The winners will be able to choose between cash (US$1,000 in the professional category and US$300 for the student category) or a paid fellowship to participate in an ITC-Turin course on a fair recruitment or labour migration topic in 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For the professional awards, this contest is open to media professionals and professional journalists who are 18 years of age and older;
  • For the student award, this contest is open to students from journalism schools/universities who are currently enrolled in a journalism school or university curricula.

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants can apply online via given website.
  • For more information please visit https://bit.ly/2kjTkB8

Job vacancies at Salvation Army Tanzania

Social worker


The Salvation Army has been operating in Tanzania for over 80 years. At present, there are more than 150 Salvation Army locations in Tanzania. Each location aims to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to the community. Through Church programmes, schools, institutions and extensive community develop­ment work, The Salvation Army aims ‘to bring people to a living faith in Jesus Christ through preaching the gospel, teaching and modelling holy living, and meeting physical need without discrimination.’

Candidates should understand, respect and sympathise with the Mission and Values of The Salvation Army.
POST SOCIAL WORKER FOR AMANI PROJECT
Context
Do you feel you can offer experience and dedication to further The Salvation Army’s mission of helping everyone? Do you feel you can support The Salvation Army’s no discrimination policy? Do you think you can further our mission of helping the most marginalised in society? Do you want to be part of a team that has already answered YES!’ to these questions? If the answer to all 4 of these questions is yes, then we would love to work with you. Mbagala Kwetu and counselling centre under the salvation Army deals with taking care for the girls trafficked is looking for Tanzanian female who can fill the above post
Specification Required Preferred
Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelors Degree in Social Work or Sociology.
• A person who is independent and able to confidently network with organisations.
• Had experience working one on one with children – preferably using case management model
• Fluent in English both spoken and written.
• Ability to write reports and keep case records
• IT Skills (Microsoft including word and excel.)
• Flexible and able to travel most of the time. Masters degree will be an added advantage to applicant
Experience and Knowledge 3 years’ experience working With vulnerable children, especially vulnerable girls
Ability to communicate in English and Kiswahili (both written and spoken)
Mentality/ Situation/Sex Sympathetic to The Salvation Army and its aims Between 25-45 years of age
No previous criminal convictions or child abuse incidents Female are highly encouraged to apply
APPLICATION:
Please send within 14 days after publication, your cover letter, passport size photo and CV with copies of professional certificates and contact details of 3 referees to The Salvation Army HQ, attention to Chief Secretary Daniel Kiama (Lt.-Colonel), PO Box 1273, DSM or email TNZ_Leadership@tnz.salvationarmy.org
For enquiries on details of this position: Lt.stivina sinana(0752105263) Project Officer or Lt. Rael Otieno Social secretary(0713532093)

Nafasi za kazi Institute Of Social Work (ISW), Assistant Lecturer

ASSISTANT LECTURER. – 1 POST

Employer: The Institute Of Social Work (ISW)
Date Published: 2019-09-19
Application Deadline: 2019-10-02


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i) To lecture up to NTA level 8 (Bachelor Degree);

ii) To prepare learning resources for tutorial exercises;

iii) To conduct research, seminars and case studies;

iv) To carry out consultancy and community services under close supervision;

v) To supervise students projects and research;

vi) To prepare teaching manuals; and

vii) To perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Holders of Masters Degree of a GPA not less than 3.8 and a Bachelor Degree of GPA not less than 3.5 in the field of Social work studies.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PHTS 2.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY