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Program Officer Job in Tanzania

Program Officer

Location: Tanzania – Dar es salaam with frequent travel to other regions

Duration: 1 year (with the possibility of extension)

Reports to: Program Manager

The program:

Works with the community to provide appropriate support services for vulnerable children training and strengthening economic standing of care givers

Uses monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure that services and programming for children and children are appropriate, timely and that the guiding principles of case management are adhered to

Key responsibilities
  • Ensuring accurate data collection, reporting and analysis from project activities
  • Producing periodic official reports according to project deadlines and donor-related requests, to be submitted to their supervisor for approval
  • Supervise administration, accounting, procurement issues relating to the project
  • Carry-out any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the Program Manager
  • 1 year of experience working with an NGO on Child Protection issues
  • Experience in capacity building, training and skills building
  • Experience in using participatory learning activities as a facilitator
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas of Tanzania when necessary
  • Very enthusiastic and able to work long hours to achieve the objectives of the programme
  • Diplomatic and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment
  • Good IT skills (Windows, Office package and internet)
  • Experience in managing finances
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)
Desirable competencies
  • Women are highly encouraged to apply
How to apply

Persons qualified for this position are invited to submit their CV (including 3 referees) and COVER LETTER to Esther to the e-mail address

Subject line must include: Program Officer

Please include actual salary and expected salary in your cover letter.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications is 31st December, 2012

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