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  • Job Opportunities at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania

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    Requisition ID: req6620

    Job Title: Youth and Development Supervisor
    Sector: Child Protection
    Employment Category: Fixed Term
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Open to Expatriates: No
    Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

    Job Description

    The
    International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst
    humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
    Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers
    life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee
    from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22
    U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are
    uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

    The
    IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and
    Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office
    in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma.

    The
    IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee
    workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we
    aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable
    children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver
    through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service. This
    new role is at the heart of that challenge.

    The
    incumbent will be responsible for the overall supervision of Youth and
    Development activities at Nyarugusu refugee camp in Kasulu District.
    He/She will reports to CYPD Senior Manager and will oversee the Youth
    and Development Officer and CYPD incentive staff.

    Program Responsibilities:

    Manage the quality implementation of youth and development
    activities in Nyarugusu refugee camp, ensuring adherence to donor
    agreement and regulations, as well as IRC Tanzania’s CYPD sector
    strategy.
    Identify social needs and problems of vulnerable youth and identify appropriate responses.
    Ensure the organization of cultural, sports and recreational
    activities for youth in camps, and within host communities in accordance
    with the program strategy.
    Ensure particular focus is given to ASRH and HIV/AIDs issues within
    youth activities, liaising with Health IP in the camp and IRC GBV sector
    as appropriate.
    Ensure a functioning, efficient referral system is in place for vulnerable youth with the camp.
    Ensure the existence of safe spaces for youth within the camps,
    where they can express themselves freely and take on leadership roles.
    Mobilize youth and community actors within the camps, where they can express themselves freely and take on leadership roles.
    Mobilize youth and community actors within the camp to advocate for
    rights of youth and ensure the participation of youth in all stages of
    programming.
    Supervise the planning and facilitation of all meetings, trainings and awareness campaigns in the youth and development sector.
    Monitor activities conducted by the Youth Development Officer and
    refugee social workers and provide them with guidance and support in the
    performances of their activities.
    Ensure youth and development activities as well as coordinated with
    those of other IRC sectors and NGOs present in the camps, including
    community mobilization, referral systems and creating awareness in an
    integrated manner.
    Responsible for preparation of activities work plan, expenditure and
    procurement plans, monitoring project expenditure and ensuring that the
    targeted objectives are met in collaboration with the Supervisor.
    Track indicators and analyze data.
    Prepare activity reports, monthly and donor reports for review by the Supervisor.
    Lead and annual evaluation of program activities.
    Prepare proposals in collaboration with Supervisor and/or other programs staff, as requested.
    Personnel Management:

    Supervise Youth and Development Officer and refugee incentive staff and assist in personnel management and staff discipline.

    Carry out standard personnel management functions including performance management and support for professional development.

    Prepare staff duty roster and monitor staff adherence to program objectives.

    Responsible for welfare and discipline of refugee incentive staff.

    General Responsibilities:
    Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
    Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
    Report
    any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct
    (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania report mechanism. The
    reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of staff members.
    Assist
    where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the
    occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other
    humanitarian workers.
    Represent IRC at interagency meetings as assigned.
    Assist in control and proper usage of stationaries and other items relating to work
    Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
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    NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES (2,090+ POSTS)

    Qualifications
    Bachelor
    in social work or relevant social science with at least 3 year’s
    relevant work experience: OR at least 5 yeas relevant experience.
    Experience in working with children and youth and especially vulnerable youth required.
    Experience working on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health issues desirable.
    Experience working with rural communities desirable.
    Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
    Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
    Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French a plus.

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  • Job Opportunity at International Rescue Committee, Youth and Development Supervisor

    Requisition ID: req6620

    Job Title: Youth and Development Supervisor

    Sector: Child Protection

    Employment Category: Fixed Term

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

    Job Description

    The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

    The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma.

    The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service. This new role is at the heart of that challenge.

    The incumbent will be responsible for the overall supervision of Youth and Development activities at Nyarugusu refugee camp in Kasulu District. He/She will reports to CYPD Senior Manager and will oversee the Youth and Development Officer and CYPD incentive staff.

    Program Responsibilities

    Manage the quality implementation of youth and development activities in Nyarugusu refugee camp, ensuring adherence to donor agreement and regulations, as well as IRC Tanzania’s CYPD sector strategy.
    Identify social needs and problems of vulnerable youth and identify appropriate responses.
    Ensure the organization of cultural, sports and recreational activities for youth in camps, and within host communities in accordance with the program strategy.
    Ensure particular focus is given to ASRH and HIV/AIDs issues within youth activities, liaising with Health IP in the camp and IRC GBV sector as appropriate.
    Ensure a functioning, efficient referral system is in place for vulnerable youth with the camp.
    Ensure the existence of safe spaces for youth within the camps, where they can express themselves freely and take on leadership roles.
    Mobilize youth and community actors within the camps, where they can express themselves freely and take on leadership roles.
    Mobilize youth and community actors within the camp to advocate for rights of youth and ensure the participation of youth in all stages of programming.
    Supervise the planning and facilitation of all meetings, trainings and awareness campaigns in the youth and development sector.
    Monitor activities conducted by the Youth Development Officer and refugee social workers and provide them with guidance and support in the performances of their activities.
    Ensure youth and development activities as well as coordinated with those of other IRC sectors and NGOs present in the camps, including community mobilization, referral systems and creating awareness in an integrated manner.
    Responsible for preparation of activities work plan, expenditure and procurement plans, monitoring project expenditure and ensuring that the targeted objectives are met in collaboration with the Supervisor.
    Track indicators and analyze data.
    Prepare activity reports, monthly and donor reports for review by the Supervisor.
    Lead and annual evaluation of program activities.
    Prepare proposals in collaboration with Supervisor and/or other programs staff, as requested.

    Personnel Management
    Supervise Youth and Development Officer and refugee incentive staff and assist in personnel management and staff discipline.
    Carry out standard personnel management functions including performance management and support for professional development.
    Prepare staff duty roster and monitor staff adherence to program objectives.
    Responsible for welfare and discipline of refugee incentive staff.

    General Responsibilities
    Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
    Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
    Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania report mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of staff members.
    Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
    Represent IRC at interagency meetings as assigned.
    Assist in control and proper usage of stationaries and other items relating to work
    Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

    Qualifications
    Bachelor in social work or relevant social science with at least 3 year’s relevant work experience: OR at least 5 yeas relevant experience.
    Experience in working with children and youth and especially vulnerable youth required.
    Experience working on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health issues desirable.
    Experience working with rural communities desirable.
    Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
    Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
    Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French a plus

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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  • Job Opportunity at Jhpiego Tanzania

    Job Opportunity at Jhpiego Tanzania

    Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 45 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego, implementing a number of projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit a Senior Program Officer, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health also known as Tupange Pamoja in East Africa is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health – Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This is a multifaceted program focused on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs worldwide but with focus on the largest cities in Asia and Africa. TCI is an ambitious program that leverages a matching challenge fund mechanism to provide incentives for the rapid scale up of urban family planning programs through a framework of accountability measures, demand driven participation of cities, and technical support via regional accelerator hubs. Jhpiego is responsible for the East Africa Accelerator Hub.

    Responsibilities:

    The Program Officer provides strategic, technical, and programmatic leadership for the Tupange Pamoja Country in the area of Adolescent, Youth Sexual, and Reproductive Health (AYSRH).Applicants must have solid professional experience working with national programs and/or public health projects in the area of AYSRH. Specifically, the Program Officer will be expected to:Support the implementation of TCPs AYSRH strategic plan in Tanzania, to identify new and emerging needs and develop and maintain technical partnerships in the Country:Provide in-country strategic, technical and programmatic leadership and support to build the capacity of TCI in-country teams (as well government and program partners) to effectively deliver results on a diverse range of AYSRH programs, including increased access to modern contraception;Develop and roll-out tools, resources, and trainings to improve youth-focused program implementation, as identified and needed;Oversee the coaching and mentoring in key areas of adolescent that focus on results, and use of data for programmatic decision making by the local governments;Ensure that AYSRH implementation is aligned with national and country policies, strategies, guidelines, systems and structures for ownership and sustainability;Provide programmatic reporting and technical representation for TCI’s AYSRH program;Contribute to the identification, development and monitoring of strategic youth-related priorities and opportunities in consultation with the Tupange Pamoja Country teams;Prepare and write technical and programmatic reports and briefs, and contribute to publications, as needed;Organize country training activities related to AYSRH for capacity development;Ensure technical and program knowledge is updated, generated, collected and disseminated for effective technical support, capacity building in the regions and national level and high level policy dialogue, including codifying this knowledge in the TCI AYRSH toolkit;Contribute to, and facilitate cross-geographies and cross-program learning; technical documentation and dissemination of learnings;Ensure leveraging relevant resources within Jhpiego programs and other stakeholders implementing AYSRH in the country; andAny other duties as requested by the TCI Country Lead.

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor degree in public health or related field Advanced Degree Preferred;7 years of professional experience in AYSRH field;Working experience with MOHCDGEC systems and personnel;Demonstrated technical understanding of national and regional AYSRH issues;Experience in developing and implementing outreach, demand creation, and/or social and behavior change communication for adolescents and youth;Strong track record of technical leadership, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results;Excellent facilitation, writing, diplomatic and interpersonal skills with an ability to be a strong presence in work plan, meetings, data workshops, donor and stakeholder meetings;Experience working in the East Africa Region is an added advantage;Field oriented and experience in programming; including evidence of innovative AYRSH approaches;Ability to work in highly sensitive areas is essential; andAbility and willingness to travel for about 30 percent of the time in the year.

    Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience.

    To apply please indicate the position title on the subject line of your e-mail, i.e. Application for Senior Program Officer, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health. All applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history.

    The application should be addressed to:
    Send the application through email atHRTZ@jhpiego.org
    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is two weeks after the first appearance of this advert.

    Caution to the applicants:
    There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: HRTZ@jhpiego.org is the address to use all the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also don’t charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong – doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource, throughinquiries.tz@jhpiego.org

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