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Programme Manager, Maternity Cover

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Job Title: Programme Manager, Maternity Cover 

Programme Manager – Sense International Tanzania – Maternity Cover – 4 Months


SI Tanzania in Dar es Salaam

Reports to:

Country Director – Sense International Tanzania


Sense International (SI) is a disability specialist charity, partnering with local organisations in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Romania, Tanzania and Uganda. We are one of the world’s leading international organisations working for people with deafblindness/multi-sensory impairments (MSI) and their families. Our vision is of a world in which all people with deafblindness can be equal and active members of society. Sense International Tanzania (SI Tanzania) is a nationally registered NGO, delivering a range of education and health projects supporting people with deafblindness/MSI.

Job Purpose:

To ensure the successful implementation of Sense International Tanzania’s programmes through efficient management of programme budgets and schedules, by ensuring that programme outputs are delivered to the expected level of quality, through managing relationships with stakeholders including government offices, and through taking corrective action where necessary to ensure the project outcomes and impact are achieved. To design and plan new programmes, report on existing programmes both internally and to donors and to line manage the Programme Officer(s).

Overall Responsibilities

  • To ensure that programme outputs are delivered to the expected level of quality, through managing relationships with stakeholders including government offices, and ensuring project outcomes and impact are achieved.
  • Working with others to manage the budget and deliver timely reports.
  • To collect data and monitor progress.
  • To advocate with stakeholders


We are looking for a professional with at least 5 years’ experience delivering programmes for vulnerable people, preferably working with people with disabilities in Tanzania. You will need experience of managing projects, managing budgets, developing staff, project reporting and strong monitoring and evaluation skills.

See more about our work here: https://www.senseinternational.org.uk/our-work/tanzania


Application Process

To apply for the above position, please email your covering letter (maximum 2 pages) and current CV to the Country Director of Tanzania: [email protected] Please include Programme Manager – TANZANIA in the subject line of your email.

Your covering letter must include:

  • Why you are interested in this position
  • How you think your experience and skills match the job description
  • List your current salary/benefits
  • Your day time contact number
  • Available start date

Due to the high number of applications we anticipate receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is 3rd May  2019 5pm EAT.

Interviews will be held week commencing 13th May 2019 in Dar es Salaam.

Salary: in the region of TZS 4,250,000 per month gross salary, dependent on experience and qualifications.

Medical insurance and pension contribution included within gross salary.

This is a temporary 4-month maternity cover contract and the applicant must be available to start week commencing 24th June 2019.

Sense International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer.