New Job at SOS Children’s Village Tanzania, Program Officer | Deadline: 24th May, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancy at SOS Children’s Village Tanzania, Program Officer | Deadline: 24th May, 2019
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is a local non-government organization affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organization that provides orphaned and destitute children with a permanent home and educational opportunities. Established 60 years ago, SOS Children’s Villages International the umbrella organization, currently has Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. Globally, it runs the SOS Children’s Village Programme which has two main arms, i.e. Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities. SOS has been working in the United Republic of Tanzania since 1991, and implements its programs in the following locations Zanzibar, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Iringa, SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant Positions.

Job title : Program Officer (1 post)
Duty station Arusha
Reporting to Program Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities
-Facilitate the formation and development of Community Task Force to spearhead the programme.
Facilitate the identification of the beneficiaries of the program.Source: AjiraLeo Tanzania
Support communities in the assessment of root causes leading to child abandonment at family and community levels
Facilitate the timely implementation of the programme plans from the approved annual plans and budgets.
Facilitate families’ access to essential services required to fulfill their children’s developmental needs and rights.
Facilitate Capacity building of families as well as the community.
Keep up-to-date information regarding beneficiaries and services provided

Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Bachelor degree in Social Work, Community Development, Sociology; and any relevant field from recognized institutions.Source: AjiraLeo Tanzania
-At least two years working experience preferably with NGO in this field.
Basic facilitation skills.
Basic Knowledge of Gender, Child rights and Advocacy. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Computer skills especially Microsoft word, Excel & the Internet.
A good command of both oral & written English
Must have a valid driving license
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How to Apply
To apply for this position, send your application letter by email describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies make you the right candidate for this position. Enclose ONLY detailed and updated CV with telephone contacts and details of at least 3 referees. Copies of academic, professional certificates and passport size photo will be submitted by only contacted candidates for the interview. This advert can be obtained on our websites http://www.sos-childrensvillagestanzania.orq

Closing date is 24th May 2019. To apply please send to;
The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
[email protected].org

Please Note: SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and committed to keeping children safe from abuse and harm, therefore candidates applying for this post will be subject to child safeguarding recruitment procedures and checks.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.