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  • Nafasi za kazi UN/UNHCR, Protection Associate

    Protection Associate 

    The Protection Associate reports to the Protection Officer. He/she monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.

    The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.

    The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

    Accountability

    The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
    Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
    The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
    Protection incidents are immediately identified and reported.

    Responsibility

    Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
    Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
    Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
    Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
    Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
    Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
    Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
    Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
    Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
    Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
    Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
    Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
    Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
    Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

    Authority

    Prioritize persons of concern for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individual cases.
    Enforce compliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
    Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
    Submit individual payments request for persons of concern for approval.

    Essential Minimum Qualifications & Professional Experience

    Education: Completion of secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
    Job experience: Relevant to the function: 6 years.
    Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

    Desirable Minimum requirements

    Good computer skills.
    Completed Protection Learning Programme.
    Interested applicants should express their interest by completing the attached new Personal History Form and the Supplementary form if needed in full. Please note that submission of the Personal History Form which is not signed may render the application ineligible for consideration. Please quote the Vacancy Notice Number and Position title.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    The Expression of Interest for the position should be sent only by Email to:

    Admin/Finance Officer

    UNHCR Field Office Kibondo

    Email: tankbva@unhcr.org

    Due to the volume of applications only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Shortlisted Candidates will be required to sit for a written test

    Closing date: 09 Oct 2019

    Qualified female and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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  • New Job Opportunities at VSO International Tanzania

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    Position: Global Thematic Lead – Employment and Entrepreneurship

    Location: Various, Various Countries

    Salary: Competitive

    Contract type: Permanent

    Full Time: 35 hours per week

    Application Closing Date: 6 Oct 2019

    Interview date: To be announced

    Start date: ASAP


    VSO
    is the world’s leading international development organisation that
    works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries
    around the world, our unique role in international development is to
    place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where
    their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers
    live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their
    unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing
    things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of
    poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on
    long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come.
    Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
    Role overview
    This
    role will provide technical expertise to shape VSO’s employment,
    entrepreneurship, enterprise development and job creation programmes,
    help drive forward our Livelihoods strategy and support improvements in
    the quality and impact of VSO’s programmes globally, including
    replicating and expanding effective approaches.
    Skills, qualifications and experience
    You
    will have extensive experience of developing and implementing
    employment and entrepreneurship programmes, securing external funding
    and project management. Strong relationship building and negotiation
    skills will also be key.
    VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications. MODE OF APPLICATION:
    If you’re interested in applying for this role, please
    download the job description

    for more information.

    To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

    VSO
    has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We
    expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young
    people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

    TO APPLY CLICK HERE!
    ***************** Position: Volunteer role: Nutrition Adviser

    Type of role: Healthcare

    Location:

    Mtwara,

    Tanzania

    Application Closing Date: 7 Oct 2019

    Interview date: To be announced

    Start date: October 2019

    VSO
    is the world’s leading international development organisation that
    works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries
    around the world, our unique role in international development is to
    place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where
    their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you’ll
    live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. By sharing
    your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new
    ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift
    themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but
    instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact
    generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards
    our vision of a world without poverty.


    Role overview

    The
    Kila Mtoto, Kila Mama project aims to save the lives of vulnerable
    mothers, new-borns and young children in Mtwara region of Tanzania.
    Focusing on strengthening both the supply and demand side of maternal
    new-born and child health (MNCH) continuum.

    The
    MNCH Nutrition advisor will provide technical advice and capacity
    building to the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT), Council Health
    Management Teams (CHMT’s), Nutrition Committees at the regional and
    district levels and Health Care Workers – on how improve individual
    behavior and household practices, promotion of collective actions in
    communities and creating enabling environment for good nutrition
    outcomes for expectant mothers, new-born babies and under 5 children.

    The
    volunteer will focus on developing sustainable locally owned resilient
    nutrition interventions which involve social behavioral change and
    communication (SBCC) approach in health facilities and community level
    in Mtwara region related to MNCH; promoting male engagement.

    If you are passionate about making a difference for marginalised mothers and babies, giving them a voice, this is your role!

    Skills, qualifications and experience
    Essential

    • A degree in Nutrition (specialty MN nutrition).

    • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience

    • Teamwork, with the ability to work collaboratively in diverse multi-cultural groups.

    • Ability to work in an institutional environment, – hospital and health facility settings – as well as in the community setting

    • Experience and knowledge in Maternal, newborn and child nutrition.

    • Proven coaching and mentoring skills

    • Effective communications skills (report writing, verbally)

    • Fluency in Swahili and English and ability to communicate with different stakeholders on different levels within organisations

    • Experience of developing communication materials for nutrition

    Desirable

    • Master’s degree is added advantage

    • Experience of community engagement approaches

    • Experience of conducting assessments

    • Interest/experience in social and gender inclusion; social accountability

    • Prior experience in Mtwara region is an added advantage


    Competencies and Behaviour

    At
    VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether
    you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your
    own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an
    assessment based on these core competencies:

    • Ability to be open minded and respectful

    • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations

    • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships

    • Ability to seek and share knowledge

    Equal Opportunities
    VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

    Allowance
    As
    a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities
    on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations,
    accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living
    allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets
    reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send
    money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute
    to your on-going expenses at home.

    Accommodation
    VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

    Some background about VSO
    Much
    has changed since VSO started 60 years ago. We’ve gone from being a UK
    charity to a truly global development organisation. In 2016/2017 alone,
    we worked with over 7,000 volunteers from all over the world and from
    all backgrounds to deliver services that had an impact on the lives of
    almost 2.6 million people in the 24 countries where we work. Our
    programmes focus on the areas of health, education and livelihoods, with
    an increasing emphasis on resilience building, social accountability,
    gender and social inclusion. We believe progress is only possible when
    we work together and that strong partnerships are crucial to delivering
    positive change. That’s why we work with over 500 partner organisations,
    from local and national governments, to businesses, NGOs, funders,
    charities and community groups. Currently, over 30% of our people are
    recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to
    grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our
    programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one
    developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the
    same; to build a world without poverty.

    HOW TO APPLY
    If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
    To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

    VSO
    has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We
    expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young
    people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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  • Job Opportunity at Ifakara health institute (IHI), Clinical Officer

    Position:

    Clinical Officer

    – Ifakara (1 post)

    The Institute runs a research platform in collaboration with St. Francis Referral Hospital (SFRH) and governmental authorities, the Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO). The Clinical Officer will be required to evaluate, diagnose, attend patients with HIV and or Tuberculosis in the in- and outpatient facilities at St. Francis Referral Hospital (SFRH) to deliver improved services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Attend people living with HIV and/or tuberculosis according to National Guidelines for Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and TB, Standard Treatment Guidelines and Local guidelines.
    Diagnose and treat opportunistic infections (OI) and/or referral to appropriate departments.
    Maintain proper patient documentation, filling of electronic case report forms (CRF) within KIULARCO and paper forms according to government guidelines, including CTC 1/2, STI and TB screening tool.
    Maintain patient information for KIULARCO and ongoing clinical studies.
    Filling information into data system (paper and electronic).
    Working in full agreement with the job descriptions, CDCI, hospital and government (MOHSW) regulations.
    Attend all compulsory meetings as per schedule provided by project.
    Contribution in planning, coordination and performance of research activities/studies organized by IHI.
    Perform any other duties as instructed by supervisors.

    Qualification and Experience

    Diploma in Clinical Medicine (Clinical Officer)

    Skills and Competencies
    Fluent in Swahili and English.
    Interest in TB/HIVgood clinical understanding of diseases and assessment of patients.
    Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
    Capable of building and sustaining relationships with senior professionals.
    Planning and organizing.
    Professional attitude to work and a clear work ethics.
    Able to adhere to IHI core values, Integrity, Transparence, responsibility, Respect and initiative.

    Remuneration
    An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI technical schemes of service

    Equal Opportunity
    IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

    Mode of Application
    All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the address below. The deadline for this application is: September 27, 2019.
    All e-mail application subject lines should read: CLINICAL OFFICER – CDCI.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

    Human Resources Manager,
    Ifakara Health Institute,
    Kiko Avenue, Mikocheni,
    P. o. Box 78373,
    Dar es Salaam
    Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

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  • Takemi Fellowship 2020/2021 at the Harvard T.H. Chan School (Funding available)

    Application Deadline: December 31st 2019

    Each year the program recruits a small group of mid-career researchers and professionals to spend an academic year at the

    Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

    The Takemi Program provides participants with the space, time, and flexibility to enhance their capacity for research and leadership.

    To do this, Fellows are linked to two key resources: the weekly Takemi Seminar Series, and expert faculty. In addition, Fellows have the opportunity for collaboration throughout the Harvard community, and may elect to deepen their knowledge of theory or practice through relevant coursework. Fellows draw on these resources to produce at least one paper of publishable quality.

    Requirements:

    Applicants should be mid-career researchers who have completed graduate degrees, published in internationally recognized journals, and demonstrated potential leadership capacity in their home countries.

    They are expected to show strong promise and appropriate preparation (including facility in English) to enable them to fully benefit from the experience. Further, they are expected to have made, or intend to make, a commitment to a career in health for which participation in the Program will be of significant value. Applications may come from any relevant discipline or profession (e.g., medicine, law, public health, economics, management, and social sciences).

    The application contains the following components:

    1. Eligibility Questionnaire
    2. Proof of English Language Proficiency (PDF Upload) We accept TOEFL/IELTS. If you have attended an University in which English is the language of instruction, you can include a copy of your transcript.
    3. Statement of Interest (PDF Upload) We would like to know why you interested in the Takemi Program. We would like to learn more about your motivation for pursuing this opportunity. How will the program contribute to your professional life? What do you think you can contribute to the Program? Why do you think you would be successful in the Program? What do you hope to get from the Program? What are your plans after completing the Program?
    4. Basic Information
    5. Education and Professional Experiences
    6. CV (PDF Upload)
    7. Research Proposal (PDF Upload) Please note that data should be collected and ready for analysis before arriving to the Program. Please list the title of your research proposal and upload a PDF version. The full proposal should be no more than 5 pages (excluding the title page and references), single spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font. The Proposal must include the following (page length is only a suggestion):
    8. Title page
    9. Summary of the proposed project including a brief statement of specific aims and objectives and potential significance of the research (1/2 page)
    10. Specific aims (1/2 to 1 page)
    11. Background and significance (1/2 to 1 page)
    12. Data sources (1/2 to 1 page)
    13. Research design and methods (2 pages)
    14. References
    15. Publication List (PDF Upload)
    16. Document Published in English (PDF Upload)
    17. References You must provide three references who are willing to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf. Once you complete the form as part of the application, an email will be generated and sent to your references.

    For More Information:

    Visit the Official Webpage of the Takemi Fellowship 2020/2021
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  • Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2020

    Deadline: October 31, 2019

    Applications are open for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2020. The programme provides outstanding students with the opportunity to direct their own research at the early-career stage, working with a supervisor, in their chosen area of interest.
    The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is highly competitive, with an average success rate of 18% over the past five years. Successful applicants who become scholars under the programme are recognised as demonstrating world-class potential as future research leaders and in the quality of their ideas.

    The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is unique in the Irish research landscape and complements other channels for funded postgraduate education in the Irish eco-system. Among its features are:

    Individual, prestigious awards for excellent research in the name of the applicant;
    An objective selection process using international, independent expert peer review;
    Funding across all disciplines, from archaeology to zoology;
    Awards for bottom-up, non-directed research, with the exception of those funded by their strategic funding partners.
    Scholarship

    The scholarship provides:

    A stipend of €16,000 per annum
    A contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum
    Eligible direct research expenses of €2,250 per annum
    Eligibility
    Open to outstanding international scholars;
    The awards are made equally across the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and arts, humanities and social science (AHSS);
    Pioneering proposals addressing new and emerging fields of research or those introducing creative, innovative approaches are welcomed. Proposals of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged as it is recognised that advancing fundamental understanding is achieved by integrating information, techniques, tools and perspectives from two or more disciplines.
    Eligible Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Research-Performing Organisations (RPOs):
    A recognised HEI in Ireland must be:
    A third-level institution within the meaning of Section One of the Higher Education Authority Act, 1971;
    And/or approved for the purposes of the Free Fees Initiative;
    And/or in receipt of public funding from the Department of Education and Skills for the purpose of higher education and research.
    An eligible RPO is one that possesses an existing in-house capacity to carry out research that materially extends and enhances the Irish research base and is in a position to demonstrate an independent capability to undertake and lead research projects/programmes, as approved by the Council.
    Application
    Click here to apply
    For more information, visit Government of Ireland Scholarship.
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  • University of Delaware Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs 2020

    Deadline: January 8, 2020

    Applications are invited for the Diamond Challenge 2020. The Diamond Challenge provides students from around the world the opportunity to pursue their passions through entrepreneurship.
    The Diamond Challenge provides a unique opportunity for teens to learn about entrepreneurship while putting their ideas into action. While many entrepreneurship programs focus on principles of small business management, the Diamond Challenge focuses on unleashing creativity, encouraging a mindset of abundance and self-determination, and promoting purposeful entrepreneurial action.

    Created by University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship in 2012, the Diamond Challenge is backed by academic grounding in state-of-the-art entrepreneurship education methodologies.

    Competition Tracks

    Business Innovation: If the primary purpose is to solve a customer problem that by doing so will generate revenue and profit, then the business innovation competition is right for you. The business innovation competition focuses on the development and validation of new business models.
    Social Innovation: If the primary purpose is to solve a social problem and make a positive impact on people or the environment, then the social innovation competition is right for you. The social innovation competition focuses on the development of new, social innovation models that may include revenue-generating nonprofit organizations and mission-driven, for-profit ventures.
    Prizes
    1st Place: A prize package worth over $13,000, including the $2,100 in-kind semifinalist prize package
    2nd Place: A prize package worth over $9,000, including the $2,100 in-kind semifinalist prize package
    3rd Place: A prize package worth over $5,500, including the $2,100 in-kind semifinalist prize package
    The in-kind semifinalist prize package includes tickets to the Summit, two hotel rooms for up to three nights, meals during the conference, and access to speakers, mentors and innovators.
    Eligibility
    Teams must be comprised of 2-4 high school students typically between 14-18 years of age at the time of the submission deadline, and must be enrolled in an official high school/secondary education institution for the duration of the Diamond Challenge
    Teams require one adult advisor (21 years of age or older) who is in a position to provide the opportunity to participate and broadly available to offer support to the team. Teams may have more than one advisor, however, only one may be included in your official team submission. The advisor you include will be considered a main point of contact for the competition
    Any given student may participate on just one team (and therefore submit just one concept) per competition cycle/year
    Teams may be comprised of students from more than one school
    Only concepts that have been conceived by the members of the team may be submitted to the Diamond Challenge. If a submission has also been conceived by members not participating in the Diamond Challenge, their full legal names must be disclosed during submission so as to avoid potential conflicts of interest and/or potential legal challenges at later stages of the competition
    Businesses and social concepts must NOT have generated more than $100,000 in total revenue prior to the submission deadline
    Application
    Click here to apply
    For more information, visit University of Delaware Diamond Challenge.
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  • Aga Khan University (AKU), Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor

    The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a noil-denominational
    institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes m nursing, medicine and education for and m countries m East Africa.

    Successfiil candidate will work at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU. IED-EA) based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The University is seeking applications for below position:

    Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Education and Global Development

    Teaching

    Design and teach Master of Education (MEd) level courses m education & global development and supervise Master’s level dissertations;
    Participate in Center for Life Long Learning CELL activity by provision of academic leadership m certificate courses; planning, teaching, evaluating the courses and mentoring;
    Conform to University’s policies and established performance norms m teaching and learning;
    Be well versed with policies and trends in the teaching of education & global development.

    Research

    Conduct independent research studies in the areas of education & global development.
    Co-write research proposals to obtain intemal/extemal research grants.

    Services

    Provide consultancy to national and international organizations in area of expertise or field of interest;
    Participate as a member on (AKU.IED-EA) and University wide committees.
    Provide leadership in local professional associations;

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    A PhD degree m the relevant field, with 5-7 years of related work experience.
    Demonstrated ability to define research projects and securing a competitive grant for it, undertaking the research, publishing and disseminating research findings.
    Commit to engaging in all other duties as assigned by the Dean of AKU. IED-EA
    Knowledge and experience in teaching variety of other courses in education i.e foundations of education will be an added advantage.

    Please send your application package which should include; an application letter, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of three professional references, addressed to the
    Human Resources Office,
    AKU, P.O. Box 125,
    Dar es Salaam;
    Fax (+255) (0)22 2150875
    or email hr.tanzania@aku.edu

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For further information, please visit http://www.aku.edu

    Applications close: Open Until Position is Filled

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  • Job Opportunity at Aga Khan University (AKU), Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor

    The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a noil-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes m nursing, medicine and education for and m countries m East Africa.

    Successfiil candidate will work at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU. IED-EA) based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The University is seeking applications for below position:

    Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Education and Global Development

    Teaching

    Design and teach Master of Education (MEd) level courses m education & global development and supervise Master’s level dissertations;
    Participate in Center for Life Long Learning CELL activity by provision of academic leadership m certificate courses; planning, teaching, evaluating the courses and mentoring;
    Conform to University’s policies and established performance norms m teaching and learning;
    Be well versed with policies and trends in the teaching of education & global development.

    Research

    Conduct independent research studies in the areas of education & global development.
    Co-write research proposals to obtain intemal/extemal research grants.

    Services

    Provide consultancy to national and international organizations in area of expertise or field of interest;
    Participate as a member on (AKU.IED-EA) and University wide committees.
    Provide leadership in local professional associations;

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    A PhD degree m the relevant field, with 5-7 years of related work experience.
    Demonstrated ability to define research projects and securing a competitive grant for it, undertaking the research, publishing and disseminating research findings.
    Commit to engaging in all other duties as assigned by the Dean of AKU. IED-EA
    Knowledge and experience in teaching variety of other courses in education i.e foundations of education will be an added advantage.

    Please send your application package which should include; an application letter, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of three professional references, addressed to the

    Human Resources Office,

    AKU, P.O. Box 125,

    Dar es Salaam;

    Fax (+255) (0)22 2150875

    or email

    hr.tanzania@aku.edu

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For further information, please visit http://www.aku.edu

    Applications close: Open Until Position is Filled

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  • NAFASI ZA KAZI-Young Africans Sports Club, Fans Engagement Officer

    Fans Engagement Officer

    Young Africans Sports Club is looking for suitable dedicated candidates join the club in the position of Media and Communications Officer (MCO) and Community Mobilization Officer to join our club.

    FANS ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

    Implement Young Africans mobilization activities through different channels
    Engage and Motivate Young Africans Supporters including members and fans to participate In different Club’s activities including attending matches.
    Plan and conduct sensitization events due to the club’s activities calendar

    QUALIFICATIONS

    At least Diploma in Journalism, Social Work and relevant discipline

    EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Essential

    At least three (3) years’experience with minimum. Radio or TV broadcasting with almost one (1) year experience in Mobilization as an influencer
    Excellent oral communication, vocal and knowledge in
    Ability to engage Football fans in all aspect of communications at all level
    Must understand Young Africans SC and its complex arena, and have technical knowhow of the Tanzania and world Football

    MODE OF APPLICATION

    If you are interested and you believe that you meet the required abilities and competencies for the roles advertised above, please send your application attaching the followings to the contacts below:

    Your current CV, Birth Certifi cate, academic and professional credentials indicating your managerial achievements.

    Your letter of motivation, briefl y explaining your interest In the position.
    A copy of your passport, OR National Identification (NIDA) OR Voters ID.
    A letter from your Ward Executive Offi cer (indicating your area of residence)
    Please note that the deadline for receiving applications will be 30th August 2019.

    Please send your application to E-mail: info@yangasc.co.tz OR to.

    The General Secretary,

    Young Africans Sports Club,

    Twiga/Jangwani Street

    P.O.Box 1502, Dar es Salaam

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  • Job Opportunity at Young Africans Sports Club, Media And Communications Officer

    Media And Communications Officer

    Young Africans Sports Club is looking for suitable dedicated candidates join the club in the position of Media and Communications Officer (MCO) and Community Mobilization Officer to join our club.

    MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

    He/she will be the head of Club Media and Communication Department. He/she will coordinate and deliver resources and processes in support of the Club media and communication component. Lead, develop and deliver Club media strategies and support our club internal and external communications as well as responding to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate the club media and communication Department activities.

    EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

    A minimum of bachelor degree in Mass Communicatioa Journalism or Public Relations from reputable universities

    EXPERIENCE:
    Minimum five (S) years work experience within the field of media or Mass commutations is essential
    Minimum of three (3) years demonstrable skills and experience in sports editorials Management. Being a sports editor will be an added advantage
    High level interpersonal and diplomatic skills along with awareness of Sports especially Football sensitivities in different settings of the Football Arena.
    Demonstrable skills and experience In effective media relations
    Familiar with the latest Football trends, tactics and technologies in and proven strong conceptual, research, analytical and writing skills

    SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Ability to communicate complex ideas in simple language in diversity audiences
    Ability to work independently, think strategically as well as work within a team
    Creative thinking, developing, designing, or creating new ideas, relationships, systems, or products
    Some graphic design skills and ability to develop simple infographics is desirable

    MODE OF APPLICATION

    If you are interested and you believe that you meet the required abilities and competencies for the roles advertised above, please send your application attaching the followings to the contacts below:

    Your current CV, Birth Certifi cate, academic and professional credentials indicating your managerial achievements.
    Your letter of motivation, briefl y explaining your interest In the position.
    A copy of your passport, OR National Identification (NIDA) OR Voters ID.
    A letter from your Ward Executive Offi cer (indicating your area of residence)
    Please note that the deadline for receiving applications will be 30th August 2019.

    Please send your application to E-mail: info@yangasc.co.tz. OR to.

    The General Secretary,

    Young Africans Sports Club,

    Twiga/Jangwani Street

    P.O.Box 1502, Dar es Salaam

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  • NAFASI YA KAZI -ActionAid Tanzania (AATZ), Consultant

    Overview
    Introduction of ActionAid Tanzania (AATZ) is a development organisation that is committed for social justice, gender equality and ending poverty. It started development programs in the country in 1998 asa cross-border initiative by Action Aid Kenya and later transformed into full-fledged Country Program me in 2000. Since then, it has rolled out three Country Strategy Papers and currently implementing the fourth strategic paper, making contribution to the development of the country.

    It is an Associate member of the ActionAid International (AAI) Federation which is a global justice organization working to achieve social justice, gender equality and eradication of poverty. In terms of governance, AATZ has a National Board and General Assembly. AATZ has development.

    The scope and objectives of the assignment ActionAid Tanzania is planning to develop Policy briefs based on the recommendations of the report findings. The scope of the report will include the following:

    Read and synthesise the report
    Reviewing and paraphrasing of the report
    Developing the policy briefs (including the use of info graphics and pictures as agreed between AATZ and the Consultant)
    Targeting the policy briefs for different stakeholder consumption
    The policy briefs should being both English and Swahili

    Qualifications of the consultants

    Must have at least an Advanced Diploma, Degree or above qualification in economics, community economics, community development and related fields
    Experience in research work and dissemination of research findings with similar assignments or related work
    Knowledge in using infographics and pictures to enhance understanding
    Evidence of assignment from similar or related work
    Should be able to demonstrate competency and experience of more than 3 years in the field of interest

    Application process
    Interested consultant/s can apply for the assignment submitting the following documents:
    Expression of interest to take up the assignment

    Curriculum Vitae (CV).
    Evidence of valid tax payer’s identification certificate
    Consultancy certificate/licence to run the services.
    Testimony of experience in similar works
    Technical and Financial proposal capacity

    Job application procedure
    Deadline for submission; The deadline for submission is 25th August, 2019.
    Applicants should submit their documents through the following address Olympia Venance ActionAid Tanzania, P.O. Box 21496, Dar es salaam E-mail; olympiavenance@actionaid.org
    Note: you are strongly advised to visit ActionAid website for full terms of reference which can be found in the website at; www.actionaid.org.tz

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  • University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program 2020 (fully-funded)

    Deadline: October 15, 2019

    Applications for University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program 2020are now open. The UMAPS Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scholars are paired with a faculty collaborator during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan’s resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant proposal, or other relevant activity.
    The program supports the development of the next generation of African scholars by integrating them into international academic networks, and promotes U-M’s international commitment to research and teaching collaborations across diverse disciplines, from engineering to literature to economics.

    Starting in 2020, the program will host two cohorts per year (August through December, and January through May). Applicants will have the opportunity to indicate their preference for a particular cohort during the application process.

    Award Details
    Those admitted to the UMAPS Program will receive:

    Five months of residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, paired with a faculty collaborator with full access to the university’s resources
    Round-trip airfare from their home country to Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Free housing, medical insurance, a research allowance, and a modest stipend to cover living (Important note: The UMAPS program is unable to accommodate spouses and/or dependents)
    Office/Laboratory space
    Opportunity to present research to the U-M community
    Eligibility

    All applicants must:

    Be an early career faculty member who has taught in the higher education system for less than ten years, presently teaching in a college or university in Africa
    Be able to demonstrate support from home institution with letter of recommendation from head of department, dean, or vice chancellor
    Be able to remain in residence for five months

    *Previous recipients of the UMAPS fellowship are not eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants without extensive international experience outside the continent.

    Selection Criteria

    Review and selection will be made by a multidisciplinary faculty committee at the University of Michigan and will be based on the following:
    Academic quality of the candidate and of the proposed program of scholarship
    Academic fit of the candidate with others selected in the cycle and with the areas of interest described in the Scholarly Program section below – it is our hope to facilitate scholarly networks
    Equitable representations of scholars aligned with ASC’s three disciplinary initiatives
    Support of the candidate’s home institution

    Priority will be given to candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds. Promotion of gender equity in the current class of scholars and in the African academy will also be prioritized. Preference will be given to candidates who do not have significant international experience outside the continent.

    Application

    UMAPS accepts direct applications from faculty members of colleges or universities in Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, South Africa, and Uganda.
    Faculty members of colleges and universities in all other African countries can only apply to the UMAPS program upon nomination by a U-M faculty member with whom they have a pre-existing relationship.
    Click here to apply.
    For more information, visit UMAPS Program.
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