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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Strategic Advisor to Resident Representative at Enabel


Strategic Advisor to Resident Representative – Requisition ID 14971 :

Duty Station                       Dar es Salaam

Category                            6

Type of contract                open ended – local contract according to the Tanzanian labour law

Trial Period                        6 months

The Belgian Development agency, Enabel, mobilizes its ressources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world, Enabel contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world.

Its staff members in Brussels and overseas embody the commitment of the Belgian State and other development partners to international solidarity,

Enabel in Tanzania is currently active in the sectors of Agriculture/Rural Development, Value Chain and Water/infrastructure. Other areas of interest are Environment/climate Change, Private Sector Development, Gender, Maternal Health and Child Rights

In view of the further development of its activities, Enabel is currently looking for an advisor to the Resident Representative



The Advisor’s mission will be to support the Resident Representative in the overall Management of the portfolio and the representation

Your tasks and responsibilities as a Strategic Advisor to Resident Representative

  • You support analyzing Tanzania’s development policies and Institutional evolutions, in order to integrate and align Enabel’s strategies and portfolios to the national framework;
  • You advise in the development of strategies and projects in order to increase the relevance and effectiveness of Belgian cooperation in the country;
  • You assure that a performance monitoring system is operational within the projects in order to follow the progress of projects and to ensure accountability to Enabel headquarter, towards the Belgian Embassy, towards the Tanzanian government and to other donors;
  • You assure timely and qualitative reporting, based on the tools and templates of Enabel and of the Tanzanian Government;
  • You support the knowledge of evolutions in the Tanzanian policies and institutional setup in the priority sectors of the Belgian cooperation in Tanzania, in order to advise adequately the Resident Representative and the Belgian Embassy in Dar Es Salaam;
  • You support building successful relationships to increase partnerships favorable to the implementation of the interventions;
  • You assist the Resident Representative in his tasks and responsibilities in order to ensure smooth management of the country office and country portfolio.


  • Tanzanian national;
  • Master’s degree or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in public or private organizations operating in the cooperation sector in the broad sense;
  • Excellent knowledge of Tanzania’s institutional set-up and national policies;
  • Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation & change theories;
  • Good understanding of the General principles of development cooperation (DAC, OECD, SDG’s,);
  • Strong communication, reporting, negotiating and networking skills;
  • Proficient in Swahili and English. Working knowledge of French is an asset.

All Enabel staff is committed to the vision, mission and values of Enabel


We offer

  • A fascinating job in an international environment.
  • Open ended – local contract according to the Tanzania labor law. A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 6), hospitalization/healthcare insurance, 13th month, double holiday allowance and reallocation allowance.

Are you interested?

Interested applicants fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria are invited to submit their application documents including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages), motivation letter (one page only), names of three referees as well as their emails, telephone numbers to the latest by 27/08/2021. If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to

Procedure consists of written test, interviews and final jury

Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor.

Only applications submitted by persons who fulfil the conditions listed in our job advertisements via the above link will be considered.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Following this recruitment procedure, a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.