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Friday, June 29, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Tanzania Manager - The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Tanzania Manager
• Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
• Full Time

Responsibilities and Duties
• Oversee the design and implementation of the multi-year country strategy and annual country program
• Lead in the tracking of the country work plan, ensuring progress toward country strategy objectives and achievement of program goals, and making course corrections as needed
• Strategically monitor developments on the ground and identify opportunities to increase our impact through tailoring our program
• Foster relationships with key agents of change, ranging from the media and civil society to policymakers in government and parliament, to ensure a demand driven, responsive program and to create entry points for our assistance and advice
• Manage the country program team, including ensuring synergies across different activities and coordinating with managers and directors of other country and regional programs, to enhance our impact
• Identify and engage internal and external expertise necessary to fill any capacity constraints within the country program team to deliver on specific activities
• Support the development and delivery of targeted trainings to a variety of stakeholders
• Facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues on governance issues
• Lead monitoring and evaluation of the country program to distill lessons learnt and share learning within the organization and with implementing partners and donors
• Oversee the management of the program’s administrative tasks, including drafting narrative reports, monitoring the program budget, assisting in drafting financial and donor reports and undertaking staff performance reviews
• Input into regional processes and participate in the regional leadership team

The responsibilities of this role are subject to modifications as required by the needs of the organization.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Africa Co-Director
Position directly supervises: The Economist, Media Development Associate and Program Assistant
External: Host institutions, external counsel, consultants and vendors

Qualifications and Skills
• Knowledge of the extractives sector is preferable
• At least 7 years of relevant work experience of which at least five years is in a managerial position
• Experience in conducting political economy analysis to inform the strategic positioning of programs/projects
• Experience in: designing capacity building/training activities; planning, conducting and disseminating research; and providing technical assistance to varied categories of audiences
• Experience of working with state and non-state actors on governance and development issues
• Ability to build relationships with state and non-state actors (i.e. a broad spectrum of civil society, media and private sector)
• Ability to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, and an ability to learn fast
• Ability to work well under pressure to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
• Knowledge of information management systems is preferable
• Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages

Education
Advanced University degree in relevant fields, preferably political science, economics, law, international relations or sociology
The responsibilities of this role are subject to modifications as required by the needs of the organization.
Working Environment: Full-time fixed term position, official hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; flexibility required when extended hours are needed to meet deliverables.

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