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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancy at Médecins du Monde - Dar es salaam, General Coordinator | March, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Position: GENERAL COORDINATOR TANZANIA/KENYA (M/F)
DAR ES SALAAM
Job description
Under the direct supervision of the desk officer based in Paris, you are responsible for the overall management of the MdM Kenyan and Tanzanian mission. You are also referring to a “head of Mission” (RM in its French acronym) which is a volunteer member of the organisation who is co-responsible of the mission strategy.

More specifically, your responsibilities are to:
MISSION STRATEGY MANAGEMENT
-Update the country strategy document, according to the exit strategies of Kenyan and Tanzanian programmes (until 2020)
-Ensure the compliance of all implemented activities and programmes with MdM strategies, principles and guidelines
-Ensure good coordination between all programme teams in the coordination offices as well as in the project sites
-Lead the country coordination teams, and take a leading role in the implementation of management procedures and decisions
-Design a strong regional harm reduction strategy for drug users in line with the exit strategy of the harm reduction programmes

TEAM MANAGEMENT
-Manage both country coordination teams
-Supervise directly the logistics coordinators and the administrative and finance coordinators in both countries
-Facilitate smooth communication between team members and manage conflict solving when needed
-Ensure that MdM complies with all human resources legal requirements regarding the mission expatriates and local staff
-Make sure that guidelines and procedures are in line with MdM’s rules and are updated regularly
-Recruit the required staff identified in the regional strategy

LOGISTICS AND FINANCE SUPERVISION
-Ensure that appropriate logistics procedures are maintained in accordance with MdM rules and/or donor guidelines
-Maintain high quality supply chain management, to ensure that programme needs are met in compliance with donor and MdM regulations
-Guarantee transparency of funds use and of all programmatic expenditures
-Give approval for expenses, based on donor procedures and MdM internal guidelines
-Participate in the design and approval of new budget proposals for donors, preparation of annual budgets and monthly budget follow-up analysis
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RELATIONS WITH GOVERNMENT, DONORS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
-Represent MdM in Kenya and Tanzania, towards all relevant stakeholders locally, nationally, regionally and internationally
-Ensure programme visibility and consistency between MdM global, regional and local positions
-Take part in meetings with authorities and donors and be responsible for the proper diffusion of MdM mission strategy
-Ensure the compliance of all implemented activities and programmes with donor guidelines

SECURITY RULES IMPLEMENTATION
-Be responsible for the overall safety and security of MdM teams, sites and assets
-Conduct regular analysis of the context and security conditions, shape and adapt safety and security rules when needed
-Ensure the implementation of security rules and procedures

REPORTING AND COMMUNICATION
-Be responsible for regular reporting on the mission activities
-Ensure that Kenya and Tanzania teams submit reports in a timely and qualified manner
-Supervise the drafting of donor reports and of narrative, financial, intermediary and final reports
-Work in close coordination with the desk officer, the communication department and advocacy advisor in HQ to ensure consistent and relevant external communication  

Employment condition
Position based in Dar es Salaam with regular trips to Nairobi
Starting date: February 2019
Gross monthly salary: 3 313 euros
Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments – minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
Housing allowance
Tuition/Schooling allowance (from 6 years old)
Living allowance (per diem) for the accompanying member if unemployed and half per diem per child
22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM)
Insurance (repatriation…)
Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
Family posting possible

PROFILE
Master’s degree level in humanitarian aid, development or related fields Public Health background or medical background is an asset Coordination experience in development/humanitarian context, a previous experience as a regional coordinator is an asset Extensive experience in project cycle management, M&E mechanisms, human resources management Team manager with a strong leadership Experience in harm reduction for drug users and/or key populations Experience in community development, local and civil society support and development Experience in partnership development with local authorities and civil society organizations Languages: English fluent French is an asset Ability to work under a minimum of supervision Strong problem solving and organisational skills Listening and diplomacy skills