Vacancies at VSO, Tanzania

NAFASI ZA KAZI / AJIRA VSO TANZANIA, MAY 2017JOBS AT VSO - TANZANIA

Program Manager - Secure Livelihoods-Re-Advertised

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive
Permanent
Full Time, 35 hours per week

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview
To manage the strategic development, implementation and successful delivery of the Secure livelihoods Programme, supporting all of VSO’s work in- country as required by the Country Director in order to optimize the VSO Tanzania contribution towards reducing poverty.


Skills, qualifications and experience required
You will have strong understanding of the economic and development context of Tanzania, excellent Program management skills, track record of program delivery. 
Excellent understanding of project cycle management tools to ensure effective planning, resourcing, implementation and review of programs and experience of organizational assessment, planning and review tools and processes. 

Practical experience of applying development issues at a project or community level. Able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of development issues. Experience and knowledge of the relevant program area. 

Proven experience of securing external funding and grants, including proposal and report writing. Evidence of understanding the challenges of donor and contract management and the implications for program management. 

Leadership and people management skills, experience of developing, coaching and managing high performing teams 

Experience of the financial management of budgets, including building a budget, monitoring and managing expenditure. Previous experience of having compiled financial reports 

Able to develop multiple ideas to solve an issue or situation and take a swift decision, including in a high risk situation. 

Able to adapt to new and demanding situations, with experience of living and working in developing countries. 

Competent Data usage: including speedy collation and analysis of complex and high volume data, using appropriate Information Technology packages where necessary. 

Able to travel and work long hours, including work away from the home base for up to 30% of time, both within the country and occasionally internationally. 


The persons we are looking for will be qualified to degree level and have at least 5 years of experience.


How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
06 Jun 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be confirmed

Start date
1 July 2017

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Finance and Administration Assistant

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive
Fixed Term, 1 years
Full Time, 35 hours per week

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview
The candidate will provide support to the finance department for smooth running of VSO Tanzania Country Office.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
The Candidate should have: 
• Technical Accounting Expertise –Minimum (Bachelors) degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree. 
• Good technical accounting skills. Experience book keeping practice and principle, knowledge of internal controls, general ledger, cash management and reconciliations. 
Experience of financial reporting, measurement and analysis. 
• Experience of rules and regulations for non-profit organizations. 
• Knowledge of donor rule, regulations, grant funding policies, financial reporting, finance and procurement procedures , proven ability to develop and monitor program budgets, donor relation and compliance. 
• Financial and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly. 
• Over 2 years work experience in the NGO and accounting experience. 
• Planning and Time Management – Able to prioritize tasks, manage time and tight schedules, work effectively under pressure, meeting deadlines. 
• Strong interpersonal skills 
• Fluent in spoken and written English. 
• Excellent team work 
•This position is open to national candidates only.

This is a national Role, only candidate with right to work in Tanzania should apply

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
07 Jun 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
asap

Start date

03/07/2017

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Services Lead Adviser

Dar EsSalam, Tanzania

Recruitment Partner - VSO Tanzania

About VSO
VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion, a highly effective approach that helps millions of people in uplifting their livelihoods. In our quest to create world without poverty, we seek to recruit highly talented and performance oriented individual in the position of Service Lead Adviser. 

About VSO Tanzania. 
VSO Tanzania have a long and successful track record of supporting the work of Tanzanian organizations through the provision of technical assistance, mentoring and training. Our success is based on a model of long term capacity building of local partners, through tailored coaching by highly skilled professionals. This model enables us to go beyond the impact of traditional training, and allows us to focus on creating a learning culture within the organizations where we work. 

About Project 
Tanzania Local Enterprise Development Project (T-LED), support 1760 Small Medium Entrepreneurs (SME’s) through targeted tier 1 support to 160 growth oriented local SMEs to increase employment and incomes through the securing of contracts associated with foreign investments in the mining, gas and agricultural sectors and tier 2 support to 1600 local SMEs to access associate supply chains. 

The 5-year T-LED Project aims to create 2,500 jobs by supporting small businesses to access new markets. 
Funded by Global Affairs Canada, the project helps local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to overcome existing barriers. Training and coaching in business, marketing, and finance is offered to SMEs across the four target regions. 

The project will be managed and implemented by Cuso International in partnership with VSO in Tanzania in four regions of Tanzania: Mtwara and Lindi in the South (gas sector), the Lake Victoria zone surrounding Mwanza in the North (mining sector) and Iringa in the center (agriculture).

Role overview
Leads strategic direction, development and delivery of the Tanzania Local Enterprise Development Services.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
- A degree in business, business administration or Engineering. 
- 10 years Project Management experience in a service delivery environment. 
- Training/training development experience 
- Strategic planning/development knowledge 

Experienced in managing diverse groups of multi-national workers in multiple locations.

Allowance and accommodation 

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. 

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
14 Jun 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be confirmed

Start date

1 Sept 2017

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