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Early Career Professional at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania

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International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at International
Rescue Committee (IRC), 2023

Early Career Professional
Tanzania, United Republic of | req37240
Requisition ID: req37240
Job Title: Early Career Professional
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Tanzania

Job Description
International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst
humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are
shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control
of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the
IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict, and disaster
and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain
within their homes and communities.
work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes
in the areas of health, safety, economic well-being, education, and

Job Overview/Summary:
UK aid-funded Shule Bora program aims to improve the quality of
pre-primary and primary schools in Tanzania. The program’s Impact
Statement is: Shule Bora will deliver improved quality, inclusiveness,
and safety of learning for boys and girls. There are four outcomes:

  • Learning: All children* are learning in school.
  • Teaching: UKAID supports the strengthening of Tanzania’s teaching workforce.
  • Inclusion: All children are in schools that are safe, offer an
    environment conducive to learning, and enable children to complete
    primary education and progress to secondary education.
  • Systems
    building: UKAID supports the government in strengthening the value for
    money** of education provision at school, local and national levels.

term ‘all children’ infers particular attention to the most
disadvantaged: girls, the disabled and those living in deprived areas
Value for money is defined as a composite of economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and equity

The program will:

  • Work
    with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) and the
    President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government
    (PO-RALG) to test, adapt and implement at-scale quality,
    gender-transformative, disability-inclusive, and safe-to-learn education
    approach in 9 regions, generating learning and evidence on how to
    achieve these outcomes affordably and at scale.
  • Support GoT with
    the timely and effective implementation of the Payment for Results
    (PforR) mechanism through technical assistance and capacity building,
    with a strong focus on data verification, financial management and risk
    management. Support lesson learning processes from PforR so that these
    can be embedded into government processes and shared with development
    partners and other key stakeholders. Ensure that lessons and best
    practice from (1) are used to inform the PforR mechanism.
  • Manage
    and coordinate programme activities, with a strong focus on (i)
    ensuring a high-quality programme and financial and risk management
    oversight, (ii) working with an independent Learning and Evidence
    (L&E) provider on establishing regular, rigorous, and
    community-driven monitoring and evaluation activities, and (iii)
    developing and implementing a strategy for effective communication of
    Shule Bora objectives, results, and lessons learned to a range of target


Over the six-month period, ECP will have up to three months’ experience in two of the following areas: 

  • Intervention
    design (in either: teaching or learning, inclusion, community
    participation, school management, system strengthening),
  • Regional intervention implementation
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Communications
  • Administration, finance, and operation

During the internship, ECP will work alongside senior members of staff to gain on-the-job experience.
S/he will also attend online and face-to-face training sessions to enhance his/her learning. The ECP
will be expected to keep a reflective journal of her/his experience.
the end of the six months and depending on performance and program
requirements, there may be an opportunity to continue for a further six
months in one of the disciplines.

Major Responsibilities.
Project Management and Monitoring

  • Oversee the implementation of all IRC FP/CPAC service delivery activities in Kigoma refugee camps
  • Work closely with IRC’s GBV focal person on the implementation of GBV-related activities in refugee camps and host communities.
  • Work with project staff to develop and actively track project work plans
  • Closely
    monitor overall program quality and performance in terms of data
    measurement, spend rate on budgets, staffing at country level, on-time
    delivery of reports and other products.
  • Act as the singular
    focal point for regular updates to relevant IRC internal stakeholders,
    including regional leadership, IPD leadership, and PQU leadership
  • Contribute
    to the development of robust data collection systems to ensure that the
    Scalingup Family Planning programme is data-driven and that
    programmatic decisions are grounded in evidence.
  • Review Budget
    vs. Actual expenditures on a monthly basis, providing relevant feedback
    to the finance department and adjusting activities as required.
  • Enforce
    stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources are
    efficiently and effectively utilized within the project for the intended

Partner Coordination and Representation

  • Serve as the focal point with MST and UNFPA to develop joint work plans and share IRC-specific progress and lessons learned
  • Represent the IRC at consortium-level meetings and in presenting project results to external actors
  • Develop
    and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders
    including government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs,
    and other relevant actors. Where necessary develop strategic partnerships with local organizations
  • Represent IRC to local communities, government departments, international agencies, and local partners as required.
  • Reporting
    to Coordinate the production of all narrative reports from IRC country
    teams and provide feedback to improve product quality, accuracy, and
  • Ensure high-quality, timely and coherent reporting, both financial and narrative to the consortium lead

Key Working Relationships:
The Early Career Professional will:

  • Support
    the program technical leads and regional coordinators to ensure that
    program interventions are implemented and monitored as required

Specifically, the Early Career Professional will:

  • Assist the programmed regional coordinators to support regional and
    district offices in planning, implementing, and monitoring Shule Bora
    interventions across all output areas
  • Support in developing briefings and reports on recent program implementation.
  • Provide support in the collection of data and information
  • Provide
    support in compiling experiences and stories on key thematic areas such
    as teaching and learning, safety at school, disability inclusion and
    girls’ education.
  • Provide support in organizing training, events, conferences, and any other project related activities/initiatives.
  • Provide support in the monitoring and evaluation process and reporting.
  • Communicate successes, lessons learned, programme best practice and evidence of impact
  • Support to mainstreaming disability inclusion and inclusive language use in all programme communications
  • Participating in all programme meetings as required
  • Other tasks as required by the project team.
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  • Fresh graduate or graduate with a maximum of two years of working experience.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of upper- second class degree or equivalent in Education, Social sciences, Statistics/Economics,
  • Proactive problem-solver with good timekeeping and communications skills
  • Can demonstrate a strong interest in improving education for all.
  • Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, and Swahili.
  • Excellent computer skills in programs including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

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IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined
in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity,
Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values,
the IRC operates and enforces policies on Adult and Child Safeguarding,
Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation, and
Combating Trafficking in Persons.

Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equality.
acknowledges and honors the fundamental value and dignity of all
individuals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all
applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national
origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability. IRC is also committed to
narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that
provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our
workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols,
and other supportive benefits.

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associated with the IRC. Beware that The IRC does not charge a fee at
any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview meeting,
processing, training, or any other fee). IRC does not request any
information related to bank accounts. If asked for any payment, please
contact TZ-Recruitement@Rescue.Org.


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