Employment Opportunities at Africare - Tanzania

SENIOR NUTRITION ADVISOR 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Daily News 7th March 2016

Title: Senior Nutrition Advisor
Location: Dar Es Salaam
Reports to: Country Director

Position Summary:
This is a key advisory position in the organization for the promotion and technical backstopping of infant and young child nutrition and related materna l nutrition. The Technical Advisor is responsible for providing technical support that meets the specific objectives of the Africare Country
Management and individual programs being implemented by Africare, Tanzania. The Advisor is responsible for facilitating integration of nutrition into other Africare program sectors.

Responsibilities:
Advice the Country Director and country management on appropriate decisions and actions in nutrition and nutrition related issues as will be required and dictated by circumstances. Lead the country in all technical nutrition specific and sensitive implementation or research issues at
country or program level Participate in technical meetings addressing nutrition related issues such as maternal anemia, infant and young child nutrition, fortification, different approaches and strategies for improving nutrition and research.
Develop agriculture-nutrition related training modules/packages for different cadres addressing prevention of malnutrition such as iron deficiency anemia among women of reproductive age stunting in children less than 2 years of age.
Develop tailor-made nutrition training based on client's requirement to improve nutrition services provided to target groups. Design and develop agriculture-nutrition related information, education and communication (IEC) materials in relevant areas for care providers at different levels and the community that are used as job aides or reference materials.
Prepare, conduct, and direct training for different cadres of health and community workers to equip them with relevant accurate information and skills, identifying challenges encountered in service delivery identify existing opportunities which could be used and come up with feasible plans to improve service delivery tasking everybody responsible while advocating for positive behavior change.
Provide technical backstopping on issues pertaining to infant and young child nutrition IYCN) such as participate in capacity building, mentoring of staff on the implementation of the strategies or approaches used to improve infant feeding Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHl) and Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA), avail information on national guidelines on infant feeding, participating in the national consultative in IYCN, updating on new recommendations. Provide technical support, supervise and mentor junior staff in planning, implementation and evaluation of planned interventions at different levels by using the experience gained over the years.

Qualifications:
The right candidate will be a holder of a Master's Degree in Nutrition, Agriculture, Food Security, Health or related relevant specialization a Doctorate Degree will enhance competitiveness. The candidate should have a minimum experience of IO years in nutrition and/or food security programming and provision of technical assistance strong experience in program design, implementation and; monitoring and evaluation.
The right candidate will have experience in working with nonprofit organization in a developing country context. demonstrated technical leadership especially in agriculture-nutrition linkages and experience in research and analytical skills in agriculture-nutrition linkages or related fields.
Having worked in a multicultural and international context will be an added advantage. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written
English skills with communication skills for diverse audiences, demonstrated ability to conceptualize and operationalize program strategies and willingness to travel widely in rural areas in the country.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications should include a CV and Cover Letter (of no more than pages in length), the candidate should briefly describe his or her motivation for the position and highlight relevant experience.

Please send CVs through vacancies@africare.org including “position applying for” in the subject line.

OR
Human Resources Manager
Africare Tanzania
P.O.Box 63187
Dar es Salaam

All applications must be submitted no later than 18th March 2016
Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to each individual candidate.

Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.
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FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER-X 2 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Daily News 7th March 2016


2. Position: Finance and Administrative officer (Two Positions: 1MBNP and 1 Global Fund)
Duty Station: Mbeya,

Reporting to: Regional Coordinator, Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program & Prog. Manager (Global Fund)

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Position Summary
The incumbent is expected to proactively assure excellence in Africare Tanzania's financial accounting and management of fund and administrative matters, providing timely technical advice to the Regional Coordinator and Chief of Party (CoP) on Regional financial and administrative matters. This position provides overall leadership to the Regional Project Finance and Administrative Unit. The position holder will work closely with the Regional Coordinator for MBNP, and Project Manager for Global fund, Finance Manager, Human Resources
Manager, Procurement and Logistics Officer. and coordinate the program vis a vis the country office in financial matters as per rules and regulations of Africare. S/He will cooperate with Chief of Party to ensure that the program achieves its objectives for cost efficiency and fiscal

The candidate will specifically be responsible for program funds management working in coordination with Director of Finance &.. Admin, program Manager, to prepare Quarterly Funds Requests, ensuring that the minimum amount of funds are available in the project accounting to fully implement projects meet all financial engagement, maintain financial and accounting systems and reporting as guided by the rules and regulations of Africare and perform periodic reviews and certify the General Ledger, cash book, Trial balance and other pertinent reports generated in Financial accounting system in this case QuickBooks; Maintain Accounts Receivable (AIR) for all program staff and ensure settlement of all cash advances within specified time frame and prepare financial report as per donor requirements and time line with in addition to Africare financial formats ;Assist in Budgeting and developing regional funds request on quarterly basis, develop and maintain budgetary controls of expenses, in consultation with Regional Program Coordinator/ Program Manager and Program staff; the position holder will also assist in managing Subs (CSOs) in the region by reviewing their reports and sport checks ..
As appropriate, S/he will be responsible for General Administration ensuring that adequate internal controls and procedures are in place, understood and adhered to i.e. in procurement of goods and services, work closely with project's Procurement/Logistics lo ensures procedures are compiled with as specified in Africare procurement policy for goods and services.

Qualifications:
The candidate will be a bolder of a degree in Business Administration- Accounting, or related field. A Post graduate qualification such as CPA
(T)IACCA/CIMA will be an added advantage. The candidate must be registered by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Experience working with INGO for not less than three years, Good verbal and written communication skills both in English and Kiswahili, Ability to work under pressure


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications should include a CV and Cover Letter (of no more than pages in length), the candidate should briefly describe his or her motivation for the position and highlight relevant experience.

Please send CVs through vacancies@africare.org including “position applying for” in the subject line.

OR
Human Resources Manager
Africare Tanzania
P.O.Box 63187
Dar es Salaam

All applications must be submitted no later than 18th March 2016
Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to each individual candidate.
Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.
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GRANTS MANAGER 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Daily News 7th March 2016

Title: Grants Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Director of Finance (Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program)

Position Summary:
The Grants Manager is responsible in providing efficient and effective support for the management of grants/sub-grams, development of financial and accounting systems in support of the sub-grants 10 partners, preparation of donor and internal budget monitoring reports, ensuring accurate and complete documentation, grant filing and compliance to all donor and internal requirements. The Grants Manager will also be responsible for ensuring a thorough grant/sub-grant agreements/contracts review, proper liquidations of funds advanced to partners and timely submission of financial and narrative reports to donors. -

Responsibilities:

The Grants Manager will specifically be responsible for Grants Management Systems ensuring all grant management procedures and systems are consistent with A fricare policies and donors rules and regulations, ensuring that systems are regularly updated and effective in analyzing variances and coordination of budget realignments and regular updating of grants files; Reports Management by reviewing sub-grant agreements between Africare Tanzania and partner institutions, in accordance with leading agency principles and frameworks; reviewing and providing support to institutional sub-grantees in preparation of their financial and programmatic reports; ensuring implementation of all donor financial compliance requirements in coordination with the relevant budget holders; monitoring adherence of sub-grantees to the sub-grant agreements and to donor policies; managing grants/sub-grants accounting and budgetary functions adhering to Africare Tanzania and Donor reporting requirements; conducting regular visits to partners and Africare project sites to ensure that financial controls and procedures arc in place to effectively manage grants.
S/he will be responsible for Advances Management ensuring that systems for programme-wide income and advances tracking is working and lead in chasing income from donors in liaison with Finance Director; establishing control systems and preparing monthly income progress reports; s/he will also support management in Grants Proposals preparation and strengthening of staff capacity to complete financial and programmatic reporting requirements; ensure a system is in place and working to analyse overhead costs, and that the system works 10 track administration cost recovery; ensure timely and accurate information is provided to management on Grants
Management systems to produce quality and competitive project proposals. Slhe will directly lead, manage and motivate staff under her/his line
management ensuring that they have clear work plans that address project objectives and Receives regular supervisions and reviews; participate in developing the country programme funding strategy and preparing Annual Financial Operational Plans; ensure budget-holders are provided with the information and training they need in order to understand donor guidelines, compliance issues and the Africare Tanzania grant management procedures, and ensure all grants are audited as per the donor-rules and regulations and assist throughout the processes for smooth completion.

Qualifications:
The right candidate will be a holder of Professional qualifications in Accounting: CP/ACCA or Degree in Accounting; at least 7 years NGOs experiences especially OD grants management; proven experience in preparing budgets, financial monitoring reports, budgetary systems and controls with strong analytical skills; experience in staff management, supervision and training; knowledge and experience of financial computer applications, including Quick books accounting packages and spreadsheets; knowledge of donor financial policies and guidelines including USAID/USG funded programmes; ability to support, work with and interpret financial reports to staff with limited financial skills; strong organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure; excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a professional team; willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment from time to time


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications should include a CV and Cover Letter (of no more than pages in length), the candidate should briefly describe his or her motivation for the position and highlight relevant experience.

Please send CVs through vacancies@africare.org including “position applying for” in the subject line.

OR
Human Resources Manager
Africare Tanzania
P.O.Box 63187
Dar es Salaam

All applications must be submitted no later than 18th March 2016
Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to each individual candidate.
Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.
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