Project Coordinator (PC) at HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation



HELVETAS Swiss Interco operation is a Swiss INGO actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions and - status of economically poor and socially disadvantaged people in more than 33 developing countries. Water and Infrastructure, Rural Economy, Environment and Climate, Education and Skills Development, and Governance and Peace are the main areas of focus of HELVETAS. HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation has been working in Tanzania for more than 20 years. Currently, it runs some projects in central corridor regions and northern part of Tanzania.

One of its projects is QUEETS with its main goal of Improved practice-orientation of teacher education at teacher colleges and a well-functioning school-based in-service teacher training (Sin), combined with expert teacher trainings, lead to more effective teaching and learning at primary schools, and finally contribute to an improved quality of basic education for the children in schools. Therefore, to enhance quality of education, the project works with the Tanzanian Teacher Union (TTU) and local authorities to establish and advocate for an in-service teacher training with peer to peer teaching at school level in Mathematics, English and Education for Sustainable Development subjects and to enhance practice orientation at teacher colleges.

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Tanzania through QUEETS invites applications from qualified and dynamic Tanzanian citizens for the following positions.

Position Project Coordinator (PC)
Duty station: Arusha (50 % of time outside of office or field monitoring)

Qualification: Master’s degree in Education or related field
Experience At least 8 years working experience in development projects including 3 years in similar management position with donor funded project/s or NGO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide management and administrative support to the overall management of project operations.
• Responsible for project human resources and financial management
• Responsible for project monitoring and reporting
• Responsible for representing in project level,
• Responsible for advocacy, networking and coordination with government and non-government agencies, private and donors and maintain good relationship.
• Manage project as per the policy and guidance of HELVETAS

Duration: 2years renewable depending on availability of funds

Benefits: Attractive as per the rules and regulations of HELVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation Tanzania


• Skill in leading a team of at least 3 people in a participatory approach
• Knowledge of administrative & financial control systems and financial reporting skills.
• Experience of managing Education projects
• Understanding of Gender and Social Inclusion, Poverty, and Governance
• Excellent computer skills, with special competency in WORD,EXCEL and PowerPoint
• Team player, strong in communication with sound spoken and written English Swahili skills,
• Excellent in inter-personal skills and strategic thinking


Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest, updated CV and the names of three referees (previous supervisors) from their previous employers to the e-mail address only through

NB: Document should be in one pdf file not exceeding 2MB saved with the position title. No any certificates or images should be attached unless the application will be disqualified.
Telephone and any other forms of enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written tests, presentation and interviews. For relevant documents, please visit our website

Woman candidates are encouraged to apply

Source: The Guardian 3 October, 2016

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