New Job Opportunties at Hand in Hand EA, Arusha and Moshi | Deadline: 30th June, 2019

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Job in Tanzania 2019: New Job Opportunties at Hand in Hand EA | Deadline: 30th June, 2019
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1. PROJECT MANAGER REF.NO. HTZ PM 01-2019
Location: Arusha and Moshi
Job Summary
The Project Manager will lead the project team, and ensuring the successful implementation of all project activities, according to agreed targets and in line with current budgets. The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating both research and standard project activities (self-help group mobilization, training etc.) and will also need to effectively engage with project partners both internal and external to Hand in Hand.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
The Project Manager will lead the project team, and ensuring the successful implementation of all project activities, according to agreed targets and in line with current budgets. The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating both research and standard project activities (self-help group mobilization, training etc.) and will also need to effectively engage with project partners both internal and external to Hand in Hand. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to development of the corporate strategic plan and spearhead implementation of the aspects that relate to the project.
  • Manage implementation of operational plans, work plans, activities and deliverables as well as performance guidelines for the project. Periodically review plans and refresh objectives as needed.
  • Support preparation and use of the budgets, and monitor and control budgets for the project.
  • Represent HIH EA (TZ) to external stakeholders relevant to the project.
  • Lead the implementation of the project’s activities in close collaboration with the MEL Manager.
  • Coordinate both the operational and research activities, and provide support to ICRW with their research activities.
  • Lead on area survey, routing, community outreach and buy-in/mobilization, and flagging off of the project areas that are assigned.
  • Lead on training activities for the project’s male members on gender.
  • Coordinate activities for meeting and engaging with local leaders and stakeholders in the respective areas of project operation.
  • Undertake field visits for supervision and support of the respective projects
  • Make recommendations on innovations and creation of products and services that would fit specific areas and members based on need analysis.
  • Participate in human resource training and capacity building for staff.
  • Support in the development of proposals for resource mobilization and fundraising
  • Track project activities and expenditures and provide periodic input to management on performance against established benchmarks.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and donor requirements, organization’s policies and standard operating procedures, and maintain established quality standards.
  • Support monitoring and evaluation activities for the project, in cooperation with the MEL Manager. Ensure data collected is accurate and follows protocols for this particular project.
  • Adopt and use monitoring systems in tracking and reporting on activities and results realized in the implementation of project activities. Analyze on-going implementation data to understand where the project may be falling behind or any gaps in implementation.
  • Spearhead adoption of monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations for the project.
  • Prepare and submit periodic and ad-hoc narrative and financial reports for management, donors and other relevant audiences within established timelines.
  • Act as a key point of contact between HIHEA in Nairobi, ICRW in Tanzania and in the US, and with HIHI in London, and ensure smooth cooperation between the partners.
  • Facilitate effective and impactful field visits for donors, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in relevant forums (such as government, community and other stakeholder) whenever nominated.
  • Maintain good public relations and promote visibility of HiH EA’s work within project areas and branches.
  • Offer leadership to the staff and foster teamwork and address and resolve conflicts/ issues affecting the team in a timely manner.
  • Conduct appraisal for supervised staff.
  • Work effectively with internationally based teams

Job Specifications
  • University degree in any of the following disciplines: Project Management, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Social Sciences, Gender Studies or any related discipline.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Strong experience within a similar position or with demonstrable leadership experience in the management and implementation of complex projects, preferably research projects implemented by national/international NGOs/governments.
  • Experience of managing community based training programs.
  • Extensive experience in working with gender programming and community-based implementation approaches.
  • Proven experience in delivering or facilitating training.
  • Experience of working with internationally based teams and for donor funded programs.
  • Experience of producing donor narrative reports
  • Excellent project management skills demonstrated by a minimum of 3 years’ experience supporting development projects, ideally supporting self-help groups or enterprise programs. Demonstrable ability to coordinate field activities and the ability to lead and drive work streams from initiation to completion.
  • A solid understanding of basic reporting and monitoring systems used in international development programs.
  • Self-starter with an excellent ability to work autonomously to identify and serve needs with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities.
  • Strong conceptual and practical understanding of peri-urban and rural development and experience in working with marginalized communities in Tanzania.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, partners and community stakeholders and members.
  • Proven leadership and management ability, motivation and keenness in developing self and others.
  • Strong performance drive, initiative and commitment to individual and team results.
  • Positive attitude and high level of integrity.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, in English and Kiswahili.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong attention to details, analytical skills and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.
  • Understanding of other local languages, a plus.
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Application Process
Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiHEA-TZ via on or before close of business by 30th June, 2019.

2. MONITORING EVALUATION & LEARNING MANAGER REF.NO. HTZ MEL 01-2019
Location: Arusha and Moshi
Job Summary
The MEL Manager will work with the project team led by the Country Manager and including one Business Relationship Officer, and will be responsible both for leading on MEL activities for the project, and for leading on the research component of the project, in close collaboration with the project partners
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
The MEL Manager will work with the project team led by the Country Manager and including one Business Relationship Officer, and will be responsible both for leading on MEL activities for the project, and for leading on the research component of the project, in close collaboration with the project partners. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead and develop a high quality, best-practice MEL framework for the research project Making Change Together with international partners – this includes the review of the programmatic Theory of Change and log frame; the development of a MEL strategy, MEL plan, data collection tools for quantitative and qualitative data collection, data management plan and Knowledge Management plan. More specifically:
  • Work with colleagues in Kenya, UK and USA to develop a detailed MEL strategy for the research project (gender-related).
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the MEL framework and strategy in Tanzania.
  • Quality assurance with internationally based colleagues on the MEL framework.
  • Provide regular reports to the project’s Country Manager, technical advisors and donors on progress on indicators of the program.
  • Ensure that the MEL framework and approach is gender sensitive and uses the latest research on MEL approaches integrated into the model.
  • Advise the HIHEA (TZ) Country Manager and support the development of the country wide MEL system and approach.
  • Review and audit existing data collection, analyses and reporting systems and advise on improvements both for the system and for training staff.
  • Quality assures data flow processes.
  • Monitor the quality, reliability and relevance of data collected and analyzed.
  • Ensure quantitative and qualitative data collection and analyses processes are in line with best practice standards.
  • Ensure data security protocols are reviewed.
  • Generate insights from the MEL data produced and share in a timely and accessible manner to stakeholders.
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging and trending best practice in processes and tools for MEL, including evaluations of similar programs.
  • Benchmark our evidence, results and strengths against likeminded NGOs within the wider policy environment.
  • Develop a robust accountability system that ensures that people’s voices, feedback and complaints are heard and responded to.
  • Ensure that we have high quality contextual local information that informs program development.
  • Work with the Country Manager to ensure the delivery of a high quality research program aligned and adapted to local context which generates new insights and learning.
  • Ensure that the MEL framework is gender sensitive and aligned with best-practice standards on Safeguarding.
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Job Specifications
  • University degree preferably in Project Management., Economics Business Administration, Community Development, or similar social sciences.
  • Professional qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the INGO sector with a focus on MEL
  • Strong experience of working with research partners
  • Strong experience of working with internationally based teams
  • Strong experience in managing or conducting project evaluations and quality assurance of evaluations.
  • Experience with community-based implementation approaches, with familiarity of relevant concepts to Hand in Hand, including socio-economic empowerment, gender equality, financial inclusion, rural/agricultural development, food security, or similar.
  • Strong experience in analysing data and using statistical software.
  • Preferably experience in delivering or facilitating training.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to lead and drive work streams from initiation to completion.
  • Self-starter with an excellent ability to work autonomously to identify and serve needs with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships and affect behavior/attitudinal change with network staff and suppliers to embed thinking and approaches across the organization.
  • Ability to consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Tanzanian context.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Swahili.
  • Understanding of other local languages, a plus.

How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiHEA-TZ on or before close of business by 30th June, 2019.