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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Nafasi za Kazi CARE International, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Program Officer- Youth
and Community Engagement

CARE International is seeking a Youth and Community Engagement Officer who will be
responsible in implementing the assigned program initiative activities. S/he will work as part of a
multidisciplinary team and will be an experienced professional with considerable knowledge and
experience in community engagement and youth advocacy. The incumbent is expected to
maintain effective working relationships with other staff working with other CARE program
initiatives and impact groups, key government partners and NGOs working in the same
geographic area. Generally as Youth and community engagement officer, s/he will provide
important support role that links “Tajirika na Kilimo” project initiative with the rural community
The Youth and Community Engagement Officer reports directly to the Program Coordinator.
S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Take lead in execution of Program Initiative’s by providing a joined up approach in
advocating youth and the community engagement in Agribusiness.
 Community mobilization and organisation of groups to undertake various initiatives
including designing early interventions and secure help for community wellbeing
 Facilitate the execution of “Tajirika na Kilimo” Program Initiative’s Strategy
 Carryout Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
 Promote Gender Equality
 Perform Other Duties as Assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION:
 Bachelor’s degree in either Rural development, community development, development
studies or Agribusiness is desirable
 Extensive experience in advocacy initiatives, including sensitization training provision and
promotion of gender equity and equality
Desired
 Postgraduate degree in Rural development, community development or development studies
would be an added advantage

EXPERIENCE
 Required
 Minimum 2 years of work experience in community or rural development role for a project or
organization;
 Experience in conducting training and sensitization sessions on socioeconomic activities
engagement with specific emphasis on gender relation to development and community
wellbeing.
 Practical experience in interacting with rural community and sharing critical agendas towards
leveraging sustainable development
Desired
 Knowledge on community development, climate change, human rights, land rights, project
planning and management, administration
 Experience in working with village representatives, government staff and government
authorities

TECHNICAL SKILLS
 Good understanding of issues impacting rural communities in the region particularly around;
gender, land rights, climate change, sustainable livelihoods and development.
 An approach to uphold CARE core values; Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and
Excellence.
 Ability to build a good rapport with community leaders/ heads, youths, women and girls to gain their trust and confidence and have an understanding of the world from their perspective (sympathize).
 Strong partnership management skills and experience. Capable of building productive relationships with trainers (VETA) and other project players like SAGCOT.
 Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and
government officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives;
 Strong presentation and reporting skills including; Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and Internet usage.
 Ability to thrive in team environments with a strong understanding of diversity and other
cultures. Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and participatory approach to sustainable development.
 Is confident in working with partners and be able to represent the interests CARE on youth
and community development matters.
 Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style, good knowledge
and practical use of both English and Kiswahili

Desired
 Ability to work with minimal supervision and adaptability in rural community.
 Ability to respond to critical issues that hinder smooth thrive of socioeconomic initiatives by
proposing effective methodologies or/and approach to solving community challenges

COMPETENCIES
Planning and Organizing; Initiating Action; Excellence; Integrity; Transformation; Equity; Diversity;
Communicating with Impact; Strengthening Partnership; Stress Management; Adaptability;
Contribute to Team Success; Facilitating Change; Coaching; Building Commitment; Developing
Teams; Operational Decision Making: Negotiation; Managing Excellence; Adaptability and Stress
Tolerance.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should
be sent by email to Human Resources Department
[email protected] by CoB, 26th July 2018 at 1700hrs. Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit qualified Tanzanians for the position of Partnership Development Manager-Capacity Building to be based in Urambo District, Tabora

JOB SUMMARY
CARE Tanzania is implementing the four years Tabora Maternal and Newborn Health Initiative (TAMANI) project from January 2017 to June 2021 with the ultimate outcome of improving maternal and reproductive health in eight districts of Tabora region. Positive maternal health outcomes will be achieved through improving availability of quality reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services; and to increasing utilization of reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services by women and their families. Immediate outcomes for the project include: Strengthened capacity of regional and district health system managers to effectively plan, manage, and deliver quality gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services; Improved gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal and newborn health service infrastructure; Improved knowledge and skills of health providers to deliver gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn clinical services; Increased access to gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal newborn health services; and Improved ability of women to seek reproductive, maternal and newborn health services.
CARE International is seeking a Partnership Development Manager (PDM) who is responsible to effectively implement the TAMANI capacity building activities at the facility and district levels. S/he is also responsible for overall implementation (planning, organizing, executing, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting) of TAMANI activities at the district level. S/he coordinates the implementation of activities at the district level and report directly to the Program Coordinator. S/he ensures sound financial management and effectively provides leadership to program team to deliver as well as establish and strengthen relationship with district officials and other collaborators in the program area. S/he is also expected to maintain effective working relationships with CARE staff working with other CARE program initiatives and impact groups, as well as partners.
The PDM reports directly to the Program Coordinator-TAMANI. S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Program Initiative Planning, Implementation and Management
• Provide Capacity Building and Technical Assistance to CHMT and Partners
• Staff and Performance Management
• Budget and Resource Management
• Program Initiative Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting
• Representation, Networking and Relationship building
• Promote Gender Equality
• Perform Other Duties as Assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION:
• BA/BSc degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Communication, Education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Desired
• Post Graduate degree / Masters in relevant field

EXPERIENCE:
• At least 4 years’ experience in related development field, out of which at least one year of supervisory responsibility.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
• Demonstrated strategic planning skills, organizational and management skills.
• Strong team-building and team-work qualities.
• Demonstrated ability in financial management
• Facilitation skills and capacity building skills particularly applied in community based settings
• A quick analytical mind with the ability to think critically and creatively to resolve problems
• Conversant in MS office Word and Excel
• Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and participatory approach and sustainable development.

Desired
• Fundraising and facilitation skills
• M & E skills with experience in monitoring and measuring impact
• Partnerships building skills
COMPETENCIES
Planning and Organizing; Initiating Action; Excellence; Integrity; Transformation; Equity; Diversity; Communicating with Impact; Strengthening Partnership; Stress Management; Adaptability; Contribute to Team Success; Facilitating Change; Coaching; Building Commitment; Developing Teams; Operational Decision Making: Negotiation; Managing Excellence; Adaptability and Stress Tolerance.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email to Human Resources Department

[email protected] by CoB, 19th July 2018 at 1700hrs. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse