Jobs at Restless Development - Tanzania



Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most.  That’s where we come in.At Restless Development, we’re proud to be the leading youth-led development agency working in Africa and South Asia – demonstrating from the grassroots to the global policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role in development.

This role is a key member of the programmes management unit and Restless Development Management team.   A key challenge and performance requirement of this role is to ensure that, at all levels, Restless Development is gathering evidence and lessons learned and is communicating our results and impacts to key stakeholders, to better serve young people and to inform the youth agenda in Tanzania.

We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Manager who will ensure the smooth running of all M&E systems across the organisation and lead the organisation’s research, evaluation and learning activities – ensuring quality and accuracy in the way information is packaged and disseminated to internal and external audiences.  You will ensure youth, volunteers, teams, and our partners learn from our work. Additionally, youwill provide a helicopter view of our internal performance in programmes by consolidating monthly and quarterly data sets from across the agency to support organisational decision making, as well as donor reporting.


With 66% of the population under 25 coupled with high fertility rates, Tanzania will soon be experiencing the youth bulge.

We’ve been in Tanzania for the last twenty years, growing, changing and responding to the most urgent issues facing young Tanzanians. Our work in Tanzania has been cited best practice for our unrivalled methodologies by the World Bank  and UNICEF and we were the winners of the 2014 Resolve Award from the Global Leaders Council for Health.  Directly reaching over 110,000 young people across 14 regions each year, it is our young volunteers and youth led networks that lead and deliver transformative change.

Today, we address some of the biggest issues on the table including: the role of young people in the constitution and election process, unemployment, adolescent girls, and development.

Over the last 12 months our work has contributed on the ground to:
53,785 young people accessing sexual reproductive health programmes and services
11,701 young people accessing civic education and advocacy training, with 6,966 of them engaged in the constitutional review process
5,100 young people trained on how to set up their own business and as a result 2,431 micro-enterprises have been established.

Behind the numbers, we are influencing from the local level upwards taking up the position as the leading expert to government, donors, and civil society on young people. This has included:Our second annual Youth in Tanzania Today Report providing a snapshot of young people’s development from across the country; Convening 150 young people, 17 local government actors, and 4 members of the constituent assembly to review and dialogue on the second draft constitution in Dodoma; and close partnership within the Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports.


Our next Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager will build on a strong legacy from the outgoing post holder. Your role will be to ensure that Restless Development is able to identify, capture, communicate and learn from our efforts and results to ensure we demonstrate the impact and value of youth-led methodologies, improve the quality of our work, and can measure our performance in programmes. You will be a core member of the Programmes Management Unit, and will work closely with Programme Managers to ensure appropriate systems, tools, and processes are in place in all our programmes, and that in practice our reporting, research and case study collection enables us to demonstrate our impact - continuous learning and learning from our mistakes is core to our Values.

Working under the leadership of the Head, you will drive standards in programme design, monitoring, research and learning through the management team, programmes, and business units. You will with the Programmes Management Unit ensure we are able to validate our achievements through high quality internal and external reporting, evidence gathering, outcome measurement and impact assessment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and passion for research and learning, but have an eye for systems development and project monitoring. You must be analytical but have the ability to coach and support our staff and young people to participate in monitoring, evaluation and learning. The individual must demonstrate the leadership behaviours we expect to see in our Manager (see our Values below), and be able to instil a culture of reflection and learning across the whole team.

Job title Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Manager
Location Dar es Salaam
Salary 40,063,352TSH gross per annum
Benefits Housing allowance (6% of gross salary).
24 days’ annual leave, plus public holidays in Tanzania.
Access to local medical insurance scheme.
Professional development opportunities, including an annual staff development allowance.

For staff who relocate to work with Restless Development, we offer a competitive relocation package which could include:
A relocation allowance.
Additional days’ annual leave.
Out of country supplements.
Emergency travel and medical insurance.
Length of contract 2 years
Reports to   Head of Operations, Tanzania
Direct reports Research and learning coordinator
Capacity building coordinator
Monitoring and reporting assistant
Expected travel Regular in-country travel and occasional international travel.


1. Monitoring, Evaluation& Learning (MEL)
Ensure appropriate systems, indicators and tools are in place to enable all programmes meetnational strategy and donor requirements, for results monitoring, outcome and impact measurement
Work closely with the Programmes Management Unitto ensure all programmes are delivered in line with the standards of Restless Development Programme Quality Compendium.
Build capacity and ensure understanding of staff and volunteers in correctly implementing MEL systems and utilise MEL data toinform programme implementation and development.
Provide accurate and timely data to facilitate effective oversight and organisational decision makingfor the Programmes Management Unit and the Management Team
Manageindependent and external evaluations – such as baseline, mid-line and end-line evaluations and surveys – including design, budgeting, data collection and analysis and report writing.
Support fundraising for our research and evaluation agenda through report and proposal writing, logistical framework and concept development, research, and partner meetings.
Support the Programmes Unitto appropriately format and disseminate programmes result and impact to programme stakeholders (including beneficiaries) at national, and district levels.
Support the Fundraising Unit to appropriately report our results and impact to donors.
Lead end-to-end research studies as and when required.
Draw on your own knowledge, networks, and best-practice approaches to innovate the way in which programme effectiveness is measured.

2. Unit Leadership
Develop, implement and review MEL unit plan in line with the organisational strategy and business plan
Provide performance management and support to your direct reports ensuring they drive performance and results and work as a high performing members of the MEL Team
Manage MEL Unit priorities through the development and regular review of operational plans, implementation calendars and annual budgets.
As a values-based leader, role model Restless Development’s mission and values and ensure that staff adhere to our Values, Code of Conduct, and organisational policies and procedures.

3. Agency planning and performance
With the programmes management unit, lead the programmes component of strategic planning and annual reviews
Support the Core Management Team to plan and implement evaluations of non-programme issues and systems (e.g. cost effectiveness, volunteer safety).
Build and manage systems for sharing and learning across the organisation – both within Tanzania and with other Restless Development offices.
Drive and uphold Restless Development’s Values, Policies, as a member of the management team

4. Other
Other duties as required.
You may, occasionally,be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which time off in lieu will be granted


We are looking for people with the right competencies and skills for the role, and who demonstrate the personal qualities consistent with our Values.

Values Behaviours What we expect of the MEL Manager


We are who we serve.  We are brave. Values-led Embeds a values-led culture within their team; both recognising and rewarding behaviour which upholds the Restless Values and professionally challenging behaviours which do not.
Innovation Fosters a climate of innovation and continual improvement across their team.  Considers external best-practice when adapting plans; acting positively and quickly to assess and resolve issues.


We are 100% professional.  We prove that young people can Delivers Quality Takes full accountability for performance and value-for-money within their team.  Ensures team capacity to deliver quality against strategic priorities, and guides their team to develop solutions for anticipated problems.
Decision-Making Takes full accountability for managing a budget and/or programme and/or incidents.  Considers the organisational vision, Restless Values, external influences, and long term impact when making decisions.  Supports more junior staff with difficult decisions.


We generate leaders.  We are proud to carry the banner for youth-led development. Leadership Plays a key role in strategy development.  May manage a small team, taking accountability for team performance and creating a compelling leadership vision for their team.  Inspires and supports others to take on a leadership role.
People Development Drives their own personal development, committing to new challenges which build capacity for the organisation.  Supports team members to fulfil their potential through effective performance management, mentoring and other opportunities for growth.


We are in it together.  We listen and learn. Effective Communication Builds consensus and commitment amongst staff and national partners, using effective communication to navigate difficult topics.  Coaches others to communicate effectively.
Collaboration Utilises their internal and external relationships to enable others to expand their network; creating opportunities for others to broaden their awareness of other parts of the organisation and/or current issues.  Cultivates national partnerships.

Essential Graduate-level degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience.
Be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and values.
Experience in programme design and monitoring and evaluation, including design of systems and tools.
Experienced in creating and implementing a vision for the strategic contribution of MEL acrossan entire organisation.
Proven success in designing and leading research projects, ideally in a multi-site context.
Excellent data analysis and report writing skills.
Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player at management level
Ability to drive agency performance and Values as a member of the management team
Written and spoken fluency in English and Swahili.
Excellent IT skills, ideally with experience of using Stata, Nvivo and other packages
Desirable Experience of working with and for young people.
A clear understanding of contemporary development issues and trends in MEL in the field of international development.
Experience in at least one of Restless Development’s goal areas
Experience of budget and financial management.
Proven success of performance managing others
Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates – including young people, females, those living with HIV, and those living with a disability.


We are proud to commit to a transparent global salary scale, ensuring a fair and comparable system of pay across all global locations.  In addition to salary, we offer:
All Managers a housing allowance of 6% of your gross salary.
All staff pension contributions in line with what is required by the Government of Tanzania.

Values and Culture
At Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our Values has been recognised by staff, beneficiaries, donors and others who we work with.  We have a culture of recognising and celebrating both our Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values Day.

Work-life balance
It goes without saying that we work hard.  We also recognise the importance of helping staff to maintain a positive work-life balance by offering:
24 days annual leave, plus public holidays (with an extra day of annual leave given for each full year of service, up to a maximum of 28 days).
Generous study leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances.

Professional development
Restless Development is proud to be an employer who recognises potential and invests in the development of its staff.  We are committed to the professional development of our staff through:
Empowering on-the-job development opportunities which stretch and inspire staff.
Regular performance management.
Annual staff development allowance.
Quarterly Staff Workshops, to give and receive organisational updates, receive training, and socialise.

Travel and medical insurance
Access to a comprehensive national health scheme.
When travelling abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development’s emergency travel and medical insurance.

Relocation package
For staff who relocate to work with Restless Development, we offer a competitive relocation package.  This will be discussed with relevant candidates and could include:
A lump-sum relocation allowance to support you in relocating to your new place of work.
Additional days’ annual leave to support you whilst you relocate.
Out of country supplements.
Emergency travel and medical insurance.


Please send a completed application form to by 5pm Thursday, 16th June 2016

Please note that we only accept completed Restless Development Application Forms we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.

Grants & Editorial Coordinator

Post Title Grants & Editorial Coordinator
Timeframe 12 months with potential to extend
Location Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Line Manager Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Payment Tsh 25,130,876 gross and approximate net Tsh 2,094,239 per month
Context Restless Development is the leading youth-led development agency. We have been working in Tanzania since 1993 and have established an impressive track record in delivering grassroots impact through youth led development programmes aligned to the Government of Tanzania’s poverty reduction plans and Sustainable Development Goals. Capitalizing on the launch of a new brand in July 2010 and the launch of a new 5-year global strategy (2011 – 2015), Restless Development is taking up a position as the global banner carrier for youth-led development – demonstrating at the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role in development. More information:
Restless Development Tanzania has successfully secured a number of new partnerships over the last 12-24 monthsbringing in over £1 million per annum from a range of bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, trusts and foundations and the private sector. We are also entering in to our new 5 year strategy and we have ambitious plans to grow both our fundraising income and our programme outreach. As a result the grant and donor management requirements have become more complex and varied. This role will support across all grant management needs working closely with theFundraising and Partnerships Manager and the Programmes teams to deliver high quality management of existing grants.
The postholder will be based in the Dar es Salaam office within the Fundraising and Partnerships team. We are seeking a committed and conscientious individual to ensure key reporting and implementation deliverables are met, as well as enhance donor communications to support partnership development.The postholder will support across a number of different projects including in particular our civic education, sexual and reproductive health and rights and livelihoods programmes. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong coordination, communication and interpersonal skills looking to develop their fundraising skills within an innovative and growing organisation.
We are regularly conducting and publicising research so as part of this rolewe are looking for an expert communicator to provide editorial support on donor reports, research summaries and other publications. The postholder will have excellent written English and experience of writing and editing high quality written communications including donor and research reports, collating and summarising inputs and adapting existing materials. Ideally the individual will have a good understanding of development issues.
You may be required to travel in country depending on project needs.

Position Summary The major responsibilities for this role will be:
1. Grant management support including; monitoring and tracking grants against commitments – both financial and activities.
2. Internal oversight and coordination of all donor reports in line with donor requirements,working closely with Programme Quality team, theFundraising and Partnerships Managerto ensure reporting deadlines are communicated and adhered to and reports are submitted on time.
3. Editing and proof reading of donor reports; public research summaries, or case studies, including basic and advanced editing.
4. Providing feedback on donor reports to support staff in development of the reports.
5. Providing structured mentoring and coaching to Restless Development staff on donor reporting when required.
6. Ensuring all key donor documents on file for audit and donor compliance purposes.
7. Coordination on donor funding opportunities and proposal development.
8. Sourcing of case studies and development for donor reporting and development of other external communications materials.
9. Support on delivery of events and other profile raising activities.
10. Line management of the Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the delivery high quality external communications that position Restless Development as experts in youth led development.

Direct Reports Marketing and Communications Coordinator APC
40% of time Donor Relationship Management and Reporting
Develop and maintain a system for delivery of donor reports working to ensurehigh quality reports delivered on time.
Follow up with staff for information to support donor reporting.
Schedule and coordinate regular grant management meetings to monitor progress against activities and spend for key restricted grants.
Deliver high quality editing of reports to ensure a good level of English is presented.
Follow up and support across grant teams to ensure all reports and imprests are submitted on time and to the right places to facilitate donor reporting.
Filing and administration for the Fundraising and Partnerships unit including ensuring electronic and paper filing in place for donor and/or general audits.
Communicating risks to Fundraising and Partnerships Manager which affect timely and accurate financial, narrative, or relationship risks which might jeopardise good relations with our donors.
Training of staff on grant management and donor reporting requirements.
Maintaining partnership tracking tool.
Coordinate donor-related events organization.
30% of time Fundraising
Conduct online research on funding opportunities.
Assist in the preparation of briefing papers for meetings, pitch documents and proposals.
Attending meetings with donors, where necessary to represent project teams and provide updates on status of projects.
Support on sourcing high quality stories and content for the monthly fundraising and partnerships newsletter.
Work with the Marketing and Communications APC and Fundraising and Partnerships Manager to develop communications plans for key donor funded projects to raise profile of the work internally and externally.

25% of time Marketing and visibility
Support on development of materials to enhance visibility, includingsupport on the development of the annual report and other published materials.
Assist in collection of case studies for annual reporting.
Oversee final copy editing of marketing materials, research reports and case studies to ensure a good level of English is presented.
Uploading stories and materials onto global website, Facebook, blog, and twitter and ensure messaging is consistent.
Work with Marketing and Communications APC and Fundraising and Partnerships Manager to deliver the communications strategy.

5% of time Undertake any other duties as requested, supporting communications and partnership building across the Tanzania country programme
Any other responsibilities as needed by the team
Skills and Experience
Graduate level degree (Degree, Masters, Diploma) preferably in an area relevant to international development or communications.
A strong personal commitment to the aims, values and methods of Restless Development Tanzania.
Experience working with diverse communities and stakeholders.
Excellent organisation, time management, administration and coordination skills.
Proficiency in developing relationships, both within and outside of an organization
Ability to work supervised and at a distance.
Excellentverbal and written communication skills in English.
Excellent IT skills including MS Office, InDesign or any other desktop publishing software.
Knowledge of using online social platforms for fundraising, marketing and communications.
Ability to work effectively and positively with young staff in a multi-cultural context.
Ability to work to deadlines.
Fluency in English.
Kiswahili desirable.

Project management, program development, and community outreach experience.
Experience in producing reports for donor audiences, in particular bi lateral and multilateral agencies such as DFID and UNICEF.
Experience with grant monitoring and compliance procedures.
Understanding of principles and techniques of grant proposal writing and budgeting.

Application Process To apply, please submit your completed application form to: Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Deadline: 5pm Tanzania time on Thursday, 16th June 2016. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.


JOB DESCRIPTION: Intern - 1 position
Unit Fundraising and Partnership Unit
Location Lindi region
Allowance Tsh. 440,000 (Tax to be Remitted)

Benefits Professional and career development on Livelihood, Employment and IT
Restrictions 6 Month contract (possibility of extension)
Reports to Programme Coordinator – Livelihood
Direct Reports Volunteers, Enterprise, IT and Employment
Key Internal Staff To Work With to Deliver the Role Senior Fundraising and Partnership manager, Private Sector Development Advisor, Assistant Programme Coordinator- Alumni and Career Development, Marketing and Communication Assistant, Bilateral Associate Expert (BBE), Youth Entrepreneurship and Job Creation, Assistant Programme Coordinator- Youth Entrepreneurship and Capacity Building, Programme Quality Team

Expected travel Regular travel in the region.

Context Restless Development is the leading youth-led development agency. We have been working in Tanzania since 1993 and have established an impressive track record in delivering grassroots impact through youth led development programmes aligned to the Government of Tanzania’s poverty reduction plans and Millennium Development Goals. We have just completed one year of our ambitious new strategic plan 2011-2015 with huge results realised in our goal areas of sexual reproductive health and rights, livelihoods and employment, and civic participation. We are now seeking the talented and motivated young people to lead our livelihood and career development efforts

This post will support Restless Development implement its livelihood and career development project which aims to will make education more relevant to future employment opportunities in Tanzania. And also support the development of strategic partnerships with government and civil society at the local level. You will work closely with our Next Generation of Leaders Assistant Project Coordinator to encourage and bring evidence of involvement and engagement of young people in determining their careers and livelihood. You will build strategic partnerships with local government, heads of schools, teachers and other stakeholders to enhance the role of young people in making Education More Relevant to Future Employment

You will be a talented individual who is committed to youth led development and passionate about promoting participatory approaches education and career development through learning. You will have previous experience in working education sector, career, and youth development (or other target groups). You will be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) in English and Swahili, and will demonstrate confidence and tact in working with our stakeholders. You will be a talented self-starter who can work as part of a team, and be committed to our mission and values.

25% of time Strategy and Direction in  Advocacy and civic engagement
Responsibilities Support the Programme Coordinator to deliver the education improvement project in Lindi,
Support Youth Peer Educators to provide peer advice to students in target schools and communities on livelihoods and life-skills and act as a role model.
Work with Youth Peer Educators to organize and implement community activities which to increase students’ motivation, awareness of their career options and the necessary ‘soft’ skills students need to develop.
Support Youth Peer Educators to implement career development program (including modules on working in teams, communication and networking in the workplace, self-employment and budgeting and IT skills for work)
Set up youth clubs for entrepreneurship in Lindi region and mobilize young people to attend.
Support Youth Peer Educator for Enterprise with support from Regional Youth Development Officer to form and support YouthEntrepreneurship Group start income generation activities.
Assist Programme Coordinator in identifying priorities for young people in Lindi.
Support Programme Coordinator in dissemination of information across stakeholders related to career development activities to mobilize community members and ensure clear communication among partners
25% of time Partnerships and Visibility
Main Duties Contribute to partnership mapping and relationship development by identifying new partners and forums relevant to our work with the Programme Coordinator, especially at a regional, district and ward/village level in Lindi
Take the lead on working with our partner organisations in the target schools and institutions
Engage in raising the profile of the project through social media and ICT (for example radio, blogs etc)
Represent Restless Development Tanzania (with support from Programme Coordinator) at key local and regional events, forums and meetings ensuring opportunities for young people to lead are created
With support from Programme Coordinator, develop relationships with the media, civil society and social media platforms to enable our key messages to be shared in local and national spaces

20% of time Programme Quality
Main Duties

Plan and deliver capacity building activities to students to improve their pre-professional skills.
Support Restless Development to build on grassroots evidence, programme and partner experiences and in line with our national strategy
Submit accurate and timely programme quality reports to Assistant Project Coordinator on a monthly basis as per the monitoring and evaluation system
10% of time Finance and Administration

Responsible for accounting and use of funds and assets at a field level in line with Restless Development policies and procedures
All the time as Restless Development intern you should ensure that all expenditure is spent appropriately receipted, recorded and submitted in a timely manner
Work with the Programme Coordinator to ensure that all funds spent on activities in the field are spent as per policies and procedures, as that assets are used and accounted for properly.
Managing records for the fund used by volunteers in the project

15% of time

HR and Performance Management
Main Duties
To effectively work with youth clubs and Youth Entrepreneurship Groups as part of the project.
Participate in and support team meetings and organizational events in Lindi
Serve as a role model at all times, personally embodying Restless Development’s mission and values, whilst helping to ensure that Restless Development’s code of conduct, policies and standards are understood and adhered to in practice by all our volunteers and stakeholders
5% of time Other Duties as Required
Other duties as required, including occasional work on weekends for which in time off in lieu can be taken
Person Specification
Holder of a University Degree or Diploma in a relevant field

Technical expertise in  IT, Development Studies, Entrepreneurship or social sciences
Experience & Skills
Knowledgeable in  Tanzania education systems
A strong personal commitment to the aims, values and methods of Restless Development Tanzania
A clear understanding of contemporary development issues facing young people in Tanzania particularly  in employment and livelihood
Ability to work in a team
Fluent in English and Swahili
Good word processing skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English, including exceptional networking and representation skills at external events
Experience in the development sector and/or a volunteer-based organization

A skilful mobilizer
Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment

The individual must highly self-motivated, have demonstrated analytical skills and be comfortable with a rapidly changing environment. The successful individual will also be able to establish good relationships with staff and external partners in Tanzania. The successful candidate will be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and values.  Young people are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to apply Please send a completed application form to alumnitanzania@restlessdevelopment.orgby the closing date.
Please note we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes or covering letters
Closing Date 5pm Tanzania time on Thursday, 15th June 2016


Intern for KijanaIbuka Project

Unit KijanaIbuka Project
Location Mbeya Region
Salary Salary: Approx gross 440,000/=Tsh per month (pro-rata)
Restrictions 6 month time specified contract (with possibility of extension up to 1 year)
Reports to Assistant Programme Coordinator – KijanaIbuka Project
Direct Reports NIL
Key Internal Staff To Work With To Deliver The Role Programme Coordinator – Mbeya
Private Sector SPC
Finance and Administration Assistant(Mbeya)
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team
Expected travel Regular travel to fields

Context Restless Development Tanzania ( is the leading youth-led development agency and we are looking for dynamic, committed and passionate individual to assist in the delivery and coordination of our Southern Highland Programme led through the Mbeya Programme Office.

Working with disadvantaged young people in rural settings including youth led enterprises and youth groups, you will coordinate our support to the youth sector identifying and coordinating business development opportunities for these groups as well as leading training and advice to these groups in strengthening their businesses and organisations. You will provide technical advice and support under the direction of the Programme Coordinator - Mbeya to support KijanaIbuka Project in working with youth groups and enterprises in both rural and urban settings.

You will be a practical, solution-focussed individual, committed to delivering high standard programmes, ensuring that sharing and learning best practice from colleagues in the staff team filter to our programme delivery on the ground. You will have a background in entrepreneurship, small business development and agricultural business, and exposure to organisational development work. This is a significant role in our programmes team, essential for the achievement of our new strategic direction to be launched in 2016.

10% of the time Programme Strategy Support – KijanaIbuka Project

Main responsibilities Support the Program Coordinator to develop and formalise our youth entrepreneurship strategy with youth groups
Support the Programme Coordinator- Mbeya to plan and develop long-term organisational capacity building strategy with the youth groups we are supporting
Work with Program Coordinator to identify priorities in the areas of livelihoods – entrepreneurship
50% of the time Programme Quality and Delivery
Main responsibilities Provide and coordinate entrepreneurship training and support to youth groups based on specific capacity building needs
Support the development of criteria for identification and support to new youth led enterprises
Support the KijanaIbuka Project team to identify new youth led enterprises based on criteria developed by the programme
Support training to youth organized groups under KijanaIbuka project in the area of youth entrepreneurship
Support the PQ team with monitoring and evaluation, research and studies
Support the annual review of the livelihoods compendium
Share learning and good practice case studies from the national environment with the team and Mbeya Regional Programme team as a focal point for the team on livelihoods
Support for development of partnerships for the programme
Coordinate the collection of case studies from your area of work to show case the impact of our work with youth entrepreneurs
Submit timely monthly reports to your line manager in line with the M&E system in Restless Development Tanzania
Support delivery of annual planning and review meetings with key internal and external stakeholders to the programme
20% of the time Partnerships and Visibility of the Programme
Main responsibilities Support the Program Coordinator to engage with the Ministry of Labour and Employment of young people’s needs in Mbeya and Tanzania in particular
Identify partners to provide technical support and services to youth led enterprises
Identify and map private and public sector funding opportunities for youth groups to access and provide practical advice and support to do this
Work with Program Coordinator and Fundraising Partnerships Assistant to identify partnership opportunities with the public, private and civil society sector in this area of work including professional attachments for youth
Utilise local media to support the visibility of the programme with the team
Coordinate collection and submission of case studies for profiling on Restless Development websites and on other social media platforms
10% of the time Financial Management
Main responsibilities

Responsible for accounting and use of funds and assets at a field level in line with Restless Development policies and procedures
Account accurately for all imprests on a timely basis in line with the Restless Development Tanzania financial procedures - ensuring expenditure is spent appropriately receipted, recorded and submitted in a timely manner
Work with Program Coordinator and Finance and Admin Assistant to ensure that all funds spent on activities in the field are spent as per policies and procedures, as that assets are used and accounted for properly
Ensuring that the money reaches the field on time for all approved activities
Participate in and support annual budgeting, and quarterly budget re-forecasting with the programme coordinator
Uphold all financial policies and procedures for Restless Development Tanzania
10% of the time Other Duties
Main responsibilities Other reasonable duties as required, sometimes requiring work on weekends, for which time off in lieu can be taken.
Person Specification
Holder of a Diploma or University Degree in Agro-Business, Ecomonics, Project Planning and Management, Community Development or any related field.
Technical expertise in livelihoods and entrepreneurship
A strong personal commitment to the aims, values and methods of Restless Development Tanzania
A clear understanding of contemporary development issues facing young people in Tanzania particularly of HIV and AIDS, life skills, livelihoods and civic participation
Flexibility with the ability to stay out of office, working in the field for prolonged periods
Ability to work in a team
Fluent in English and Swahili
Good word processing skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Technical training or expertise in community development
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Living in Mbeya, preferably in Mbeya, Mbarali and Rungwe Districts.
How to Apply
Please send a completed application form to jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.orgby the closing date.
Please note we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes or covering letters
Closing Date 5pm Thursday 16th June 2016


Dance4life program - Volunteer Terms of Reference
Post Title D4L Volunteer
Project Dance4life Program ( D4L)
Duration of Contract 6 months (June – December 2016)
Payment This is a voluntary position but subsistence and living expenses will be covered by Restless Development  for the duration of your placement
Reporting to Assistant Program Coordinator
Managed by Restless Development D4L staff Tanzania
Location Iringa or Njombe
Background Restless Development:
Restless Development Tanzania ( is the leading youth-led development agency. Our mission is to place young people at the forefront of change and development. We have been working in Tanzania since 1993 and have established an impressive track record in delivering grassroots impact through youth led development programmes aligned to the Government of Tanzania’s poverty reduction plans and Millennium Development Goals now Sustainable Development Goals. Our area of focus is in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Livelihoods & Employment, Civic Participation and global issues such as climate change and emergency response.
We are looking for a talented and passionate young people to volunteer in Dance4life project.D4L is a dynamic international initiative that actively involves young people. It encourages young people to use their voices in stopping the spread of HIV and AIDS and breaking down the stigma and taboos that surround the pandemic. Dance4life visits schools with specially trained teams that inform students on the current HIV and AIDS situation around the world and in their own country by using Heart Connection Tour team through infotainment tools such as drumming, music, video, and, of course dancing. The young people in the schools and their involvement are the powerful heart of dance4life. The project uses more volunteers to deliver the program at community and secondary school level
Volunteers will be responsible in delivery of the project, be engaged and focused throughout the cycle of the project.
Volunteers will be dynamic and passionate individuals, who are able to work in a cross cultural setting,practical, solution-focussed and committed to delivering high standard programmes.
Role Purpose The dual objective of being aD4L volunteer with Restless Development is to actively contribute to the delivery of a D4L project, while also focussing onyour own personal and professional development.
Core Responsibilities To strengthen Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights ( SRHR) clubs in schools and youth clubs ( Community Action Group) in communities
To deliver and supervise SRHR secondary and primary lessons in rural government schools to enhance knowledge of students on SRHR, life skills through non formal education techniques.
To support young people to lead (through youth clubs) the development of themselves and their communities.
To conduct training and workshop for community Action Group (out of school youth) on SRHR, LIVELIHOOD issues.
To conduct Peer education training for schools students to lead class room sessions on HIV/AIDS and life skills education.
To conduct community seminars for out of school youth on SRHR, livelihood and Gender issues and provided peer advice for youth.
To work in partnership with Government Organizations, schools and community Based Organization.
To organize festivals, sports leagues, women’s clinic day, Health education day, essay competition video shows to raise awareness at the local level.
To prepare monthly reports and training/ workshop
Personal Specification Must be between 18 and 25 years old
A passion for the role of young people in international development
A belief in the values of Restless Development
A full commitment to deliver the program
Self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly and on own initiative
Sensitive to the needs of others and committed to learning from an D4L placement
Essential Skills & Experience Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to plan logically, managing a varied workload and working environment
Fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili
Desirable Skills & Experience A basic understanding of development issues, e.g. poverty, advocacy, sexual health
Experience of working in a cross-cultural environment
Experience of working/volunteering in rural areas of Tanzania
Application deadline Send your filled application form to by 5pm Tanzania time on Thursday, 14th June  2016

Source: Zoom Tanzania
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