Project Officer (PO)


Quality Education through Expert Teacher System (QUEETS)

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 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 in education is Quality Education through Expert Teacher Training System (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 (SlIT), combined with expert teacher trainings, that leads 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 (ITU) 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 position.

Position: Project Officer (PO)
Duty station: Arusha

Qualification: University degree in Education, Master's degree preferred
Experience: At least 5 years working experience in education development projects including 2 years with development
• Implement project objectives.
• Take lead role in implementing school based in-service teacher training related objectives.
• Take lead in establishing appropriate monitoring system and implementation.
• Maintaining excellent relationship with partner and stakeholders.

• Experience in implementing education projects
• Understanding of Gender and Social Inclusion, Poverty and
• 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

Start and duration: February or as 'per agreement. Contract end of 2018, renewable depending on continuation of project.

Benefits Attractive, as per the rules and regulations of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Tanzania

Application Instructions
Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest: updated CV and the name of three referees from their previous employers to the e-mail address via

NB: Document should be in one pdf file not exceeding 2MB saved with the position title. No any certificates or images should be attached Telephone and any other forms of inquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. For relevant documents, please visit our website Deadline for submission of applications is 16th of January 2017. Interview to be held between 20th/21st January 2017

Source Guardian, 9th January 2017



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