Wednesday, November 22, 2017

New Vacancies at VSO Tanzania

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Senior Accountant

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Competative
Fixed Term, 2 years
Full Time, 35 hours per week

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
In this role you will be providing financial support and expert advice on grant and non-grant management, manage and maintain financial operation activities and financial controls, cash and bank management, financial accounting systems, payroll including audit liaison in order to ensure an efficient, secure and controlled financial environment in compliance with VSO policies and procedures and local regulations. if you see your comfortable and interested to this role, this might be your job!

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Education: Bachelor Degree in Accounts, Finance, Management Accountant (CMA), ACCA, ACA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate

Experience and skills:
Skilled financial accountant with knowledge of financial and risk management in development sector
Strong leadership experience in budget management, financial planning and analysis. Knowledge of Internal and External Audit. Strong attention to detail.
Line Management – experience of managing staff with the ability to develop, coach and motivate a high performing team and empower others to apply good financial management principles.

Experience and skills:
Skilled financial accountant with knowledge of financial and risk management in development sector
Strong leadership experience in budget management, financial planning and analysis. Knowledge of Internal and External Audit. Strong attention to detail.
Line Management – experience of managing staff with the ability to develop, coach and motivate a high performing team and empower others to apply good financial management principles.
Financial Business Partnering - Service oriented, customer focused approach. Experience of working in and understanding a global organisation, using knowledge to analyse and interpret financial information to support management.
Financial and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly. Use of accounting software and reporting packages including SUN.
Values - Commitment to VSO’s work and values particularly being able to work in a way that empowers others and transfers skills.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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
05 Dec 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be communicated

Start date
10th January 2018

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HR Business Partner

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Competative
Fixed Term, open
Full Time, 35 hours per week

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 will be responsible for implementing human resource policies and procedures, providing guidance and support to employees and volunteers, Manage contract extension and conduct exit interviews for staff and volunteers, reviews and advice on all employee suspensions, demotions, and discharges to ensure compliance with labour laws, policies procedures, and acceptable management practices, coordinate team to ensure all Tanzania Learning Hub information is relevant and up to date, this might be your job!

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Qualifications (essential): 
Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent 
experience: 
Over 5 years demonstrable experience at a management level 
Knowledge and experience of local laws governing operations of INGOs, employment of staff and contracts 
High level communication, influencing and coaching skills 
Ability to develop and deliver learning and development initiatives 
Experience of working with different cultures and backgrounds 
People Management - substantial management level within a complex organization. Ability to lead, develop, motivate, coach and support a high performing team. 
Demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service. 
Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Internet). 
International Development - Understanding of the role of international development, more specifically volunteering in Country. 
Work Management and Problem Solving - self-organised with ability to manage time and tight schedules, working effectively under pressure 
Ability to work on own initiative, with a creative approach to problem solving. 
Strong level of attention to detail. 
Financial Management - Good financial management skills (including ability to understand and work with restricted and unrestricted funds concepts, and project funding issues); understanding of financial management policy and 
excellent budgeting skills 

Flexibility to adapt to new situations, with a positive attitude to working in an international organization. Able to travel occasionally and spend time away from base and home for up to 3 to 4 weeks per year 
Commitment to VSO’s values, particularly in developing an understanding of HIV&AIDS and Gender mainstreaming.
Desirable: 
Experience working with international. Non-Government Organizations and with Government Officials. 
Clean driving license. 
Knowledge of Country employment laws. 
Project management experience.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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
05 Dec 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be communicated

Start date
10th of January 2018

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Resilient livelihoods Programme Manager

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
The ideal Manager will 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.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications. 
This role is open to Tanzania Nationals only.

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
05 Dec 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be confirmed

Start date
February 2017

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