Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Career Opportunities at VSO Tanzania, February 2018

Career Opportunities at VSO Tanzania, February 2018
NAFASI ZA KAZI/AJIRA VSO TANZANIA

Project Management support Volunteer
Lindi, Tanzania
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. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.



Role overview
The ideal candidate for this post will be responsible for coordinating daily project administrative, data collection and support the Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) Project to deliver the desired outcomes, Also receive and support visitors/Volunteers (national and international) and guide and advise them per need.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Bachelor's degree in Human resources, Business Administration, Marketing, mass communications or social science is required.
Project co-ordination - experience of project co-ordination. Time management skills. Strong organisation skills.
Self motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.

Decision making - Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.
Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions

Communication - Ability to build productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening, understanding and

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
21 Feb 2018

Interview/Assessment date(s)
TBC

Start date
18th of March 2018
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Project Management support Volunteer
Mtwara, Tanzania
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. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview
The ideal candidate for this post will be responsible for coordinating daily project administrative, data collection and support the Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) Project to deliver the desired outcomes, Also receive and support visitors/Volunteers (national and international) and guide and advise them per need.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Bachelor's degree in Human resources, Business Administration, Marketing, mass communications or social science is required. 
Project co-ordination - experience of project co-ordination. Time management skills. Strong organisation skills. 
Self motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility. 

Decision making - Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy. 
Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions 

Communication - Ability to build productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening, understanding and

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
21 Feb 2018

Interview/Assessment date(s)
TBC

Start date
18th of March 2018
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Research Coordinator
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview
The ideal person for this role is a young Tanzanian leader who enjoys planning and organising; has an eye for detail and problem solving; as well as a back ground or interest in research. In this role, you will take a lead ensuring the work of different VSO research volunteers (remote and in country) are harmonised and coordinated. You will be a focal point for contact for the research volunteers and responsible to follow-up proactively on agreed actions and timelines with accountable people. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced researcher volunteers both in conducting field work as well as analysing results. If you are passionate about making a positive change to for young people in Tanzania and leaving no social groups behind, you are the ideal candidate!

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Minimum of bachelor degree in social science subjects or other relevant degree. 

Experience: 
Able to demonstrate strengths in planning and organising 
Effective time management; self-motivated, ability to use own initiative; flexibility; sound judgement and the confidence to take the lead as required 
Previous experience in research and/or M&E preferred; alternatively an interest in research and M&E 
Effective verbal and written communication skills; Ability to communicate with different stakeholders on different levels within organisations and from different cultural back grounds 
Creativity and innovation in solving problems and implementing new ideas; strengths in analytical skills and strategic thinking.

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
21 Feb 2018

Interview/Assessment date(s)
TBC

Start date
18th of March 2018
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Private sector engagement Adviser
Zanzibar, Tanzania

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. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview
As a private sector engagement Adviser, you will mainly be involved with preparations of career fairs involving the private sectors, identifying new industries and companies to be part of private sector youth committee, coordinating the day-to-day operations of industry links with companies as well as the Vocational Training Authority (VETA), facilitating communications between industries and the project. Next to this, it will also be your responsibility to maintain and strengthen existing links with companies. In a cooperative manner with the line manager, the ministry of youth, labour, empowerment women and children and other volunteers, you will organise private sector youth committee meetings, provide them and joint partners with timely updates and help preparing career fair. 
In the same collaboration, you try to convince industries to allow VTA students to their internships and possible jobs.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human resources, mass communications or social science; 
Communication: 
Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire. 
Builds mutually beneficial alliances and networks at senior levels within and outside VSO and maintain a wide, influential network in the advisory committee and EEVT project partners 

Analysis and creative problem-solving: proactive to deliver solutions to challenges, ability to identify the interest of advisory committee for improving the EEVT project. 
Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need. 
Flexibility: 
Ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, works under minimum supervision and keeps the targets on track under challenging environments.

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
21 Feb 2018

Interview/Assessment date(s)
TBC

Start date
19th March 2018
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Entrepreneurship Adviser
Zanzibar, Tanzania

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. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview
The Ideal person will train and advise Students and Teachers on various topics on Entrepreneurship, Support staff by building their capacity on delivering courses on Entrepreneurship, Provide practical entrepreneurial skills to the tutors and students, Also Will support the already established and Create new groups of entrepreneurship for building more capacity and mentorship.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Bachelor’s degree in Business management or social science, Entrepreneurship, Economics or related is required 

Background on training, education or facilitation skills will be the most advantageous factor for this position. 
Communication – communicates at various levels depending on the audience and content of message, communicates the rights message, excellent in communication consistency between partners in the project 
Ability to inspire young people is highly recommended. Good inspirational speaking skills will be added advantage 
Analysis and creative problem-solving – proactive to deliver solutions to challenges, ability to identify the interest of the EEVT project and VETA. Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need. Able to find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems. 
Flexibility – ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, business management, entrepreneurship is desirable, experienced on people management and ability to work in a multinationals with flexibilities of cultural differences.

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
21 Feb 2018

Interview/Assessment date(s)
TBC

Start date
19th March 2018