3 New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC) Tanzania | Deadline: 31st July, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC), 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Requisition ID: req5855
Job Title: Community Protection Officer
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Tanzania

Job Description
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma, the IRC serves over 200,000 people each year.

The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service.

IRC’s Child Protection program focus on case management services for UASC and other vulnerable children, running of six safe healing and learning spaces, strengthening community based child protection mechanisms and parenting education. The youth program continues to build leadership capacities of youth, create access to services at three youth centers, promoting sports and arts among the youth, facilitating peer educations, and supporting youth-led businesses. The Community Protection Office will be reporting to Child Protection Supervisor.

Core Program responsibilities
  • Build capacity of all community structures and host community child protection committees
  • Identifying vulnerable children and children at-risk of harm or being harmed in the community.
  • Working with community structures in ending violence against children.
  • Identifying and supporting foster families and other community groups.
  • Work closely with case workers and community volunteers in providing emergency items and services like clothes, food or school fees for the most vulnerable
  • Enforcing codes of conduct in the community such as schools, health centers among others.
  • Community awareness raising on Child Protection issues
  • Integration of minorities and children with disabilities in all community activities.
  • Including and engaging children and families in community events (e.g. religious or commemorations
  • traditional ceremonies to empower children and enhance their sense of belonging)
  • Support community structure in developing yearly plans and adhering to their action plans.
  • Ensuring community structures have working gears.
  • Advocate for community participation to ensure children access quality education.
  • Build relationships with religious leaders, community leaders and influential people in community
  • Create link between host community child protection committees and camp child protection structures.
  • Supporting social reintegration of individual cases
  • Work with Monitoring and evaluation team in organizing sessions to receive feedback from the community and provide feedback to the community on the issues raised.

Other Program responsibilities

  • Manage overall child protection activities at the camp level in collaboration with the Child Protection Supervisor
  • Data collection and data entry to share with the M&E department
  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable children and means for support
  • Carry out verification of Most vulnerable children (MVC)
  • In collaboration with tracing unit facilitate family reunification and fostering of unaccompanied minors
  • Mobilize the children living alone to encourage and accept fostering
  • Plan and conduct meetings, trainings and awareness campaigns in relation to child care and child protection,
  • Ensure child participation at all stages of programming
  • Monitor activities conducted by other Child Protection refugee staffs(Animators) in the camp
  • Provide guidance and support to refugee incentive staff (animators) on the community mobilization, counseling, recreational activities and other child protection activities.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors and NGOs present in the camp in community mobilization, referral systems and create awareness in an integrated manner.
  • Track the cases reported at the office and within the community,
  • Prepare work plans, monthly/weekly/quarterly and semiannual as requested by CP-S.
  • Participate in coordination meetings as assigned by supervisor.

Personnel Management

Supervise refugee incentive staff as needed
Prepare staff duty roster and monitored staff adherence to program objectives as needed
Oversee welfare and discipline of refugee incentive staff in coordination with CP-S
File and ensure all incentive staff weekly reports are well documented and community structures meeting minutes.

General Responsibilities
Attend and participate in trainings identified and organized by your Manager
Follow any new procedures and guidelines designed in circulars from Country Director
Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and Worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism.
Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers
Represent IRC at different meetings as will be assigned
Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work
Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in social work or relevant social science with at least a year of relevant working experience in social work and protection.
Experience working with children and Community, and especially vulnerable children desirable.
Basic IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Knowledge in Safe Healing and Learning spaces management.
Proactive
Swahili and basic English skills required. French and Kiha a plus
Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.
Ability to cope and work under pressure
Excellent facilitation skills
Excellent organization and communication skills.

Requisition ID: req5848
Job Title: Grants Coordinator - Specific Task
Sector: Grants
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Description
The IRC Tanzania's current sectors include Gender-Based Violence, Child Protection Youth and Livelihoods, Reproductive Health, Community-Based Rehabilitation, Education, and Mental Health. The Grant Coordinator will assist in the development of all proposals, be responsible for tracking, coordinating the development, and submissions of all donor reports. In coordination with Deputy Director for Programs (DDP) she/he will contribute to program design and monitoring and evaluation initiatives, fundraising and developing new programs in refugee camps (in Western Tanzania), in host and urban settings (Dar Es Salaam and Kigoma Region).

Job Overview/Summary: The Grants Coordinator reports to the (DDP) and is a member of the senior management team and participates in the country program's strategic planning processes. The Grants Coordinator will supervise 1 Senior Grant Manager based in Dar Es Salaam and 1 Grant Manager based in Kigoma region.

Major Responsibilities: Grants & Compliance
Work with the Senior Grant Manager and Grant Manager to ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent and accurate (proposal, interim or final report)
In coordination with DDP, Field Coordinators and the Grant Manager, organize Grant Opening and Closing meetings, as well as monthly/regular grants review meetings which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, logistics) and ensure proper follow up of issues raised
Monitor and support the use of grants management tools such as FM01, BvAs, procurement planning and activity plans amongst program teams to ensure accurate tracking of implementation and timely alerts to potential challenges/obstacles
Coordinate with IRC-UK and IRC NY, monitor implementation of program to ensure they are in accordance with donor and IRC internal requirements and act as focal point in all communications with IRC Regional Unit and IRC UK office on Grants management issues, including sharing of monthly grant tracking updates.
Maintain proper records of all Grants and sub-grants.
Act as focal point in facilitating proposal and donor report reviews and approvals by technical advisors and other relevant persons at HQ (including maintaining OTIS).
Act as custodian of documentation of institutional knowledge and program activities in coordination with relevant sector supervisors and coordinators.
Train and support program staff on donor compliance, report writing, project and budget monitoring, record keeping, and Grants management.

Proposal Development
Work with DDP, Field Coordinators, Grant Manager based in the field, Technical Coordinators to support the process of quality proposals and the development of new projects and funding proposals
Assist the DDP to align new proposals to the country Strategy Action Plan (SAP)
Liaise with NY grants units, technical units and IRC UK to ensure proposals meet internal standards, apply are donor compliant
Visit field sites in order to work directly with program staff on the development of proposals and to regularly visit IRC program activities

Fundraising & Visibility
In coordination with DDP cultivate donor relationships nationally and for specific target regions
Track upcoming opportunities by priority sector
Develop a communication and visibility strategy and support preparation of materials such as brochures and newsletters.
Support development of external communication tools as relevant for donor visits/meetings on IRC Tanzania as a whole and IRC Tanzania programs in particular

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline, Masters Degree preferred.
At least three years’ experience working in humanitarian or development programs; regional experience preferred.
Previous experience working with international non-governmental organizations in the area of grant management previous experience in working with European and US public donors.
Previous successful experience developing projects and writing proposals to donors
International experience with experience in Africa.
Skills and Abilities: Strong proposal writing and budgeting skills, IT proficiency, excellent communication and writing skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team setting, ability and willingness to travel to remote areas, and ability to prioritize high volumes of work to meet tight deadlines.
Excellent Written English and verbal communications skills;

Requisition ID: req5857
Job Title: Women Empowerment Officer
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania 

Job Description
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma, the IRC serves over 200,000 people each year.

The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service.

The Women’s Protection and Empowerment program in Tanzania has worked to strengthen gender-based violence (GBV) service delivery, help survivors heal, mobilize communities to prevent violence, and promote women and girls’ inclusion. The IRC works to ensure GBV survivors have access to life-saving care, improved protection and envisions a country in which women and girls are respected, have access to essential services and opportunities, and live free from violence. The IRC Tanzania has been implementing GBV programs in refugee camps.

Scope of Work

The GBV Women Empowerment Officer is responsible for all direct implementation of women empowerment activities in the assigned refugee camp. This includes women groups’ supervision and trainings for the incentive staff and women/adolescent girls groups on GBV issues affecting women and adolescent girls in the assigned refugee camp aim of empowering women. She will work closely with other WPE members, other IRC sectors and partners. The position reports to the Women Empowerment Supervisor.

Program Responsibilities:

  • Conduct women empowerment activity in accordance of the women centers activity guideline, women and girls’ feedback and consultation.
  • Identify and recruit adolescent girls age 10 -19 to participate in Girl Shine activities
  • Recruit and train Girl Shine Mentors
  • Facilitate Girl shine Life Skills curriculum as well as parent/care giver curriculum
  • Enroll age appropriate, participants in different identified activities and monitor activities at the women centers
  • Empower the women in leadership role, leadership learning and exercise throughout women and girls participation in the women center.
  • Participate in the design, planning and development of women empowerment program workplan.
  • Conduct quarterly women and girls’ needs/interest assessment in the women center for women empowerment program planning, and regular assess women and girls’ feedback, consultation for activity design and planning.
  • Ensure the enhancement, utilization, and taking to scale of innovation and women participation, Women owned-empowerment activities.
  • In collaboration with the Psychosocial Officers, develop and support professional, effective and appropriate GBV psychosocial programming, including direct individual and group counseling support at the women center, including confidential and timely referral to services.
  • In collaboration with M&E Manager, participate in GBV rapid assessment and/or other WPE program related-assessment, and contribute to the WPE overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from women and girls throughout women center.
  • Engaging women leader, women group, adolescent girls group, creating women and girls’ network, peers support, to promoting accessing to GBV service and empowerment activities.
  • Adhere GBV guiding principle, conduct women center activities to ensure women and girls’ access to GBV and GBV services information, empowerment activities or other psychosocial support/skill building activities in a safe, secure and dignified manner.
  • Promote timely referral and GBV services information in women center activity, creating information dissemination on protection / GBV critical issue for women center session.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including community leaders, women’s groups and other implementing partners to advocate for the needs of women and girls and work with partners to enhance multi-sectoral cooperation and coordination.
  • Planning and update Women Empowerment Supervisor for women center activities’ supplies on a timely manner/Quarterly basis.
  • Integrate GBV critical knowledge and service information in every women activities.

Data collection and reporting;
Track indicators, maintain, update and analyze data on WPE empowerment activity and indicator.
Track all data related to Girl Shine interventions on a timely manner
With support from supervisor, prepare and submit timely and quality weekly, monthly, quality and other donor reports as per the donor requirements. Accountable to meet reporting deadline.
Support and working closely with WPE M&E Manager on program data collection.
In collaboration with M&E Manager, participate in GBV rapid assessment and/or other WPE program related-assessment, and contribute to the WPE overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from women and girls throughout women center activities.
Use of WPE Women Empowerment M&E tools sufficiently and systematically.

Program management
With support and the supervision of WPE Manager participate in all women empowerment budget planning; accountable for develop and maintain work plans, spending and procurement plans, tracking expenditures and ensure all prevention activities are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor compliance and regulations; review monthly BvA and bring any over/under expenditure, miss-charge or double charging issues etc to the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner and jointly develop corrective plans and prepare prevention activity cash projection submit to supervisor.
Build the knowledge and skills of women empowerment incentive social workers and community based groups to be able to advocate, empower women and girls, response and prevent GBV.
Engaging with women’s group, women leaders, women activist and women volunteers to obtain the network and working relationship.
Communicate any incentive staffs issue to supervisor in a timely manner. Any recruitment of the new incentive staff must obtain supervisor approval.

General Responsibilities:
Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
Support the IRC Tanzania Country SAP implementation in Kibondo field office, coordinate with other IRC actors particularly Health, Education, MHPSS and Operational Department to achieve the IRC strategy outcome with support of WPE Sr. Manager and WPE Coordinator.
Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
Represent IRC at interagency meetings as assigned.
Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work.
Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
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Qualifications
Diploma in sociology, social work or relevant social science with at least three years relevant work experience in community mobilization activities
Knowledge of Social and life- Skilled activity.
Experience in VSLA program.
Experience working with camp-based populations/ rural communities desirable.
Experience in working in the protection and empowerment of women is an advantage
Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French a plus.
Ability to work as part of a team that shares the common goal of preventing violence against women and children.
Clear understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls.
Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team settings.

Qualified women are encouraged to apply though our recruitment portal before the deadline 31st July 2019.