JISHINDIE ZAWADI YA GARI, CAMERA, SPEAKER NK KILA MWEZI, BONYEZA HAPA KUJISAJILI BURE KISHA FUATA MAELEKEZO

Employment Posts at IREX, Tanzania

NAFASI ZA AJIRA/KAZI IREX, TANZANIA

VACANCIES
Proposals  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Youth Entrepreneurship and Workforce Component Lead

Description

About IREX

IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.

Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $80 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Position Summary
IREX seeks a Youth Entrepreneurship and Workforce Development Component Lead for the Future Entrepreneurs and Leaders (FuEL) program in Tanzania. The purpose of this program is to use positive youth development approaches to empower rural Tanzanian youth and educate them on viable business options for rural economies, highlighting the income-generating potential across agricultural and other rural value chains and facilitating access to information, skills, and opportunities to ensure successful business start-ups and sustained employment.

Only citizens of Tanzania will be considered. Positions are contingent on funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure program activities are implemented on time and on budget
  • Manage specific initiatives on workforce readiness skills and entrepreneurship training to youth
  • Prepare and give substantive technical input to workplans, activity plans, and program reports for assigned components
  • Serve as primary liaison with IREX/DC
  • Manage consultant activities
  • Provide technical input to workforce training activities
  • Oversee staff responsible for implementation in target regions.
  • Oversee local partner activities
  • Ensure project interventions are culturally sensitive and specifically target youth; ensure interventions are sensitive to gender issues and include
  • Contribute to project activities, including work planning, reporting, communications, and monitoring and evaluation

Skills and Experience

  • At least 6 years’ professional background and knowledge in youth entrepreneurship and workforce readiness programs
  • Technical expertise in one or more of: Business plan development, product development, market analysis, financial literacy, agriculture and other rural value chains, or grant programs
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing youth training, youth capacity building, support for youth entrepreneurs
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience working with local counterparts on capacity building and knowledge transfer activities that integrate social and gender concerns
  • Experience working on international donor funded programming, USAID preferred
  • Ability to establish successful collaborative working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including education sector, private sector, government, local organizations, donors and the media
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
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Partnerships Manager

Description

About IREX

IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.

Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $80 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Position Summary
IREX seeks a Partnerships Manager for the Future Entrepreneurs and Leaders (FuEL) program in Tanzania. The purpose of this program is to use positive youth development approaches to empower rural Tanzanian youth and educate them on viable business options for rural economies, highlighting the income-generating potential across agricultural and other rural value chains and facilitating access to information, skills, and opportunities to ensure successful business start-ups and sustained employment.

Only citizens of Tanzania will be considered. Positions are contingent on funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage relationships with relevant private sector partners, entrepreneurs and business leaders, and non-profit and organizational partners
  • Identify and manage partners to serve as internship and practicum hosts; provide on-going liaising with hosts prior to and during youth practicums and internships
  • Identify business leaders and networks to serve as mentors for youth entrepreneurs; coordinate with identified mentors during mentorships to ensure productive relationships
  • Contribute to workplanning, activity planning, and reports
  • Ensure that partnership activities are managed by deadline and that targets are reached
  • Ensure that project activities are coordinated with other relevant USAID-funded activities in the region

Skills and Experience

  • At least 6 years’ professional experience in relevant sectors, including strong knowledge of the private sector, entrepreneurship/SME sector, and/or the youth sector in Tanzania
  • Experience working in either Mbeya, Iringa, or Zanzibar preferred
  • Proven track record in private and/or public sector engagement in international development
  • Established relationships with relevant Tanzanian government stakeholder is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience working with local counterparts on capacity building and knowledge transfer activities that integrate social and gender concerns
  • Ability to establish successful collaborative working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including education sector, private sector, government, local organizations, donors and the media
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
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