Nafasi ya Kazi Public Accountability and Youth Engagement Manager – ActionAid, Tuma Maombi Mapema

Job Title: Public Accountability and Youth Engagement Manager
Workstation: ActionAid Tanzania Head Office in Dar es Salaam with travels to the field and internationally as required
Reports to: Head of Programs and Policy
Department: Programs

Job Role:
To coordinate all public accountability and youth engagement programs of the associate as per the direction of the Country S

Key Responsibilities
 Coordinate the development of strategies on accountability, youth and education programs of the country program under the guidance of the Head of Program and Policy
 Engage in national policy advocacy initiatives involving key partners, stakeholders and government decision makers
 Initiate and generate policy ideas on governance, accountability and education programs in line with the CSP
 Coordinate the development of the Danida partnership long term program/strategy and develop its annual plan and budget
 Plan and coordinate action researches as appropriate and ensure dissemination of research findingTake active part in developing strategies for the country program and Local Rights programs and relevant partners
 Develop annual plan and budget for national programs under accountability, youth and education programs and ensure its effective implementation
 Support Local Rights Programs and relevant partners in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs under the theme
 Ensure programs under the theme are in line with HRBA at all level and develop the capacity of LRP and partner staff towards this end
 Coordinate People for Change (P4C) and closely work with Advisors and Inspirators
 Work closely with Training Centre for Development Cooperation (TCDC) and Global platforms on developing the capacity of staff, partners and governance structures
 Facilitate micro-macro linkage of public accountability and youth development program at all levels
 Take active pait in the process of developing plan and budget for the country program
 Work closely with thematic managers on program quality and joint advocacy initiatives
 Initiate and develop concept notes and proposals to raise hinds for programs under the theme and engage actively in other fundraising initiatives
 Analyse and identify potential risks, design mitigation measures and update the risks regularly for programs under the position
 Coordinate partner organizations and relevant stakeholders towards effective implementation of accountability, youth and education programs
 Undertake periodic monitoring and review of accountability, youth and education program at national level and across Local Rights Programs and partners

Essential Experience
 At least 4 years minimum working experience in the social development fields. In-depth understanding of how local and national government operates, governance and accountably as well as youth issues and policy advocacy work at local, national and international levels

Education & Training Requirements
 Bachelor’s degree in Development studies and any relevant Social Sciences disciplines from a recognized institution with Excellent project Management and Leadership skills
 Training in;
 Project planning and management
 Human Rights Based Approach
 Participatory approaches and methodologies
 Governance, civic empowerment and accountability
 Program reviews. Monitoring and evaluation

Essential Knowledge on top of the above:

 Strategic planning and management
 Governance and accountability planning and implementation
 Networking and alliance building
 Social movement Building
 Budgeting and Finance management skills
 Program;project management
 Donor contract management
 Staff and partner capacity development
 Communication and public relations
 Public policy formulation, policy research, analysis and advocacy

NB: Applicant must have vehicle driving skills with a valid driving license
To apply, submit your updated curriculum vitae, a motivation letter and state your gross salary expectation per month and send to the Head of Human Resources, Organizational Development & Support Services, through E-mail: [email protected]

Closing date: 14th April 2020 at 17.00hrs. Please clearly indicate “The job title” in your email subject. NB: Whilst all applications received will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, we regret that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.

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