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Project Lead at Youth Challenge International (YCI) Tanzania

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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Jobs Vacancies at Youth Challenge International (YCI), 2023

Project Lead, Zanzibar
: Zanzibar (Tanzania), with some regional travel required
Contract Length: 1 year, renewable
Compensation: 5,897,397 TZS/month
Commitment: Full time, 37.5 hours/week
Start Date: April 2023

About Youth Challenge International (YCI)
is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth
innovation to drive positive change. Together with our partners we
create market ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to
succeed and prosper; we are driven by youth and their potential to
affect positive change in the world. Our solutions are focused – always
keeping the young people we are designing for and with at the center of
the conversation. Our approach is rooted in creativity and constantly
evolving to respond to changing needs and market realities. YCI is an
organization where diversity and talent come together to shape a better
future for youth around the world.

HerStart: Innovate the Future
Innovate the Future is an initiative developed by Youth Challenge
International to foster and create innovative solutions for a more
equitable and prosperous economy within Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.

program includes training and support for aspiring entrepreneurs in
social enterprise, gender responsive business planning, the measurement
of social impact, and access to finance. Canadian volunteers are engaged
in providing human capital support for activities through on-site
placements and capacity building initiatives with partner organizations.
Additionally, an entrepreneurial ecosystem is catalyzed to identify and
reduce gendered barriers, which will foster more enabling environments
for young female entrepreneurs. The program is implemented with
partners, prioritizing continued programmatic support for organizations
to more effectively deliver gender-responsive activities that drive
sustainable business ventures.

Position Summary
to the Senior Project Manager, the Project Lead, Zanzibar will bring
leadership, initiative, and innovation to the management of HerStart:
Innovate the Future in Zanzibar and will be accountable for achieving
project results at the country level. This role demonstrates
people-centred leadership in supporting the YCI team and volunteers in
Zanzibar, ensuring they are well equipped to apply YCI’s principles
across all partners and activities, and deliver on organisational and
program objectives.

We are seeking an experienced, creative, and
passionate leader to deliver exceptional results. We are looking for
people to join our team who believe in youth as powerful agents of
change and are passionate about contributing to women’s empowerment
through the advancement of both national and global gender equality



Responsibilities Include:

  • Program
    Management: Establish a thriving team culture by leading, managing and
    further strengthening the capacity of the YCI Zanzibar team and Canadian
    and national volunteers to deliver high quality project impact; Provide
    strategic support to ensure that activities are meeting goals and
    targets, recommending evidence-based adjustments as necessary to keep
    the project on track; Lead country-level reporting and annual work
    planning activities; Drive the oversight and implementation of country
    level HR policies and procedures, including the support of recruitment,
    onboarding and performance management systems; Support implementation of
    Gender Equality Strategy and Climate Action Strategy throughout the
    program; Remain up-to-date on research and sector strategies in relevant
    areas of programming and ensure strategic planning is responsive to
    such changes at both the country and global levels; Support the
    implementation of all country level communication strategies; Ensure
    team and volunteer well-being, safety, and risk mitigation; Perform
    other duties as outlines by the Senior Project Manager, HerStart.
  • Volunteer
    Support: Work in collaboration with Headquarters and country office
    staff to develop robust volunteer management systems, processes, and
    documents for the entire volunteer mobilization cycle; Ensure and manage
    appropriate conditions for the effective onboarding, performance and
    project delivery of Canadian volunteers in Zanzibar; Provide guidance,
    support and leadership to Canadian volunteers as needed.
  • Partner
    and Relationship Management: Liaise and coordinate with local partners,
    proactively engaging with sub-contractors to ensure the effective
    delivery of project activities; Engage private sector and relevant
    actors in forming a multi-stakeholder network to support youth and
    women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship objectives; Support the
    implementation of the HerStart Catalyst Fund for aspiring female social
    entrepreneurs; Ensure strong communication and relationships are
    established and maintained with YCI headquarters in Toronto; Remain
    well-informed about national and regional priorities and issues
    affecting women and youth, and where possible, position the project to
    respond appropriately.
  • Financial Management, Accountability and
    Oversight: Monitor and manage annual and multi-year program budgets,
    ensuring compliance with organizational and donor regulations and
    requirements; Ensure preparation and submission of financial and project
    activity reports according to the project reporting processes and
    standards; Support the Operations and Finance Manager and other
    technical team leaders to ensure program activities are implemented in
    accordance with the project budget and work plan.
  • Risk
    Management: Monitor and manage the Risk profile for HerStart in
    Zanzibar; Act as the focal point for all risk, safety and security
    incidents as it relates to volunteers in Zanzibar and ensure YCI’s Risk,
    Safety and Security protocols are monitored and implemented across the
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Skills and Experience:
are an experienced leader with a minimum of 8+ years of progressively
responsible leadership experience at a management/director level, with a
robust understanding of, and compatible vision, for effective community
development; you are passionate about investing in women and youth
livelihoods and inspired by the possibilities of innovation and
entrepreneurship; you have an appreciation of the contribution of
volunteers to international development and ideally, experienced in
supporting or working with volunteers; you can demonstrate how you have
built effective teams and partnerships and you have leadership capacity
and the ability to cultivate lasting relationships to deliver
programming through a range of stakeholders, including civil
authorities, community group leaders, donors, private sector and other
international NGOs; you exemplify a strategic mindset and are skilled at
designing and implementing effective workplans to achieve ambitious
goals with sound financial planning and budget management skills; you
have a successful track record in supervising, designing, managing and
implementing donor-funded projects, with a demonstrated commitment to
team management, mentoring and experience supporting staff teams; you
demonstrate an integrated understanding of the principles of gender
equality and the empowerment of girls, including a familiarity with the
socio-economic profile of young women in Zanzibar; you are an effective
communicator with excellent written and verbal English proficiency, and
you are a permanent resident or a Citizen of Tanzania.
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Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
recognizes the unequal power dynamics inherent in international
development work and our responsibility to protect the human rights of
the communities we serve and provide an environment free of sexual
exploitation and abuse. Youth Challenge International (YCI) commits to a
zero-tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA).
How to apply

How to apply:
Link to application can be found here.
Please submit your Cover Letter and CV as a single PDF document,
maximum 4 pages, saved in the following format: “First Name Last Name_
Project Lead”.
Deadline to apply is 11:59 EST on February 19, 2023, however applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage early submissions.

Challenge International provides equal employment opportunities
regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual
orientation, or marital status. As such, we encourage groups who have
been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for
positions at Youth Challenge International.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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