Monday, April 23, 2018

Jobs at World Vision Tanzania, April 2018

Jobs at World Vision Tanzania, April 2018
Job Post: Driver
Reference: 10099-12G10239
Location: Africa - Tanzania 
Town/City: Manonga
Application Deadline Date: 02-May-18
Category: Finance 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time 
International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration: 1-2 Years

Purpose of the position:

To facilitate Transport and ensure efficient and safe use of the vehicles
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

Major Responsibilities:

Driver activities

  • Drive all WVT vehicles as planned
  • Ensure that general state of the car is in good condition all the time
  • Keeping vehicle clean and in good condition all the time
  • Ensure all required documents are valid and safely kept, up to date tool kit, fire extinguisher, first aid kit and spare tyre.
  • Ensure that vehicle is serviced as planned
  • Maintain log books
  • Adhere to WVT Vehicle policy all the time
  • Prepare and timely submit vehicle report in regard to fuel consumption, general vehicle usage or any adverse observation of WVT vehicles etc
  • Remind/advice management to matters pertaining to services and repair of vehicle

Logistics facilitation

  • Work closely with logistics focal officer to follow up on processing permits, dispatch letters, collecting recommended quotations and other logistical activities as required
  • Facilitating the incoming and outgoing mails and parcels.
  • Timely coordinate office maintenance and repair

Staff and visitors transport facilitation

  • Ensure WV visitors are timely facilitated with transport especially airport pickups according to WV standards
  • Ensure that the vehicle log book s are dully filled and cross checked before asking for other refueling
  • Act as a front office desk officer in the absence of Administration officer cum receptionist
  • Facilitate business trip in day by arranging routes as per received requests and approval
  • Coordinate hired vehicles and ensure staff pickup are done in a timely manner.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Posses Form Four with Academic certificate with a valid class C driving license
  • Experience:3 years in driving with class C
  • Preferred: Form Four with NIT Advanced Driving Certificate
  • Technical Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate in English and good command of Kiswahili
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Basic vehicle mechanics skills


Job Post: Business Development Manager
Reference 10100-15G24060
Location: Africa - Tanzania 
Town/City: Dar es Salaam
Application Deadline Date: 02-May-18
Category: Programme Effectiveness 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time 
International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration 1-2 Years


Purpose of the position:
Under the direction of the Business Development Director, the Senior Program Officer will support the efforts of World Vision Tanzania to grow and diversify its sources of funding.

Duties and responsibilities

1. Fundraising (Business Development)

  • Work with Business Development Director, Senior Management Team and Technical Program Leads to identify funding opportunities from Support Offices, government donors, multilateral agencies and other donors.
  • Draft synopsis of funding opportunities to facilitate decision making on whether to pursue new grant and other external funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate the development of concept papers and prepare proposals (including logical frameworks, draft budgets, budget narratives, and monitoring and evaluation plans) for Support Office (SO), government, private and multilateral donors.
  • Maintain the grant tracking tool including status updates of active funding opportunities, submitted proposals, and proposal approvals and next steps.
  • Ensure adherence to Business Development Partnership Policies and Procedures.

2.Relationship Management, Engagement and Networking

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders including Support Offices, donors (multilateral, government, foundations and private) and other international agencies.
  • Act as focal point for assigned SOs and donor relationships and portfolio.
  • Work with SOs to coordinate donor and SO program visits.
  • Ensure WVT programs provide opportunities for supporting the development of new alliances and collaboration.
  • Develop and maintain effective external and internal relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Ensure program updates as needed by key SOs, the Regional Office, donors and partners.
  • Develop key engagement material (e.g. capacity statements, talking points, stakeholder strategy analysis etc.).
  • Liaise regularly and build relationships with key internal (EARO, GC and SOs) and external (bi-, multi-lateral donors and government entities) stakeholders.

3.Donor compliance

  • Ensure all grant-making processes are completed upon awarding of grants.
  • Coordinate grant start-up workshop and process for new projects/programs with relevant stakeholders.
  • Together with Senior Officer Grant Compliance/SO representative/QA staff advice the CoP/Project manager on key donor compliance standards, including reporting, programmatic standards and M&E tools.
  • Oversee grant close-out for projects/programs.
  • Engage project managers and grant finance manager on monthly financial reviews and quarterly project implementation and financial reviews, and follow up on budget adjustments (amendment requests) where necessary, according to donor requirements.


  • Ensure full and timely compliance of the Business Development division on all required organizational dashboards and indicators.
  • Ensure effective and timely formal and informal reporting to SOs, donors and partners on GAM issues.
  • Ensure timely reporting of WVT GAM information to the Region and SO.

5.Knowledge Management

  • Coordinate the implementation of Horizon 3.0 that will support the organization’s efforts to track information on project implementation, to store vital program documentation, and to gather and store information vital to communicating project impact and promote pro-active learning.
  • Participate in reviews and lesson learned exercises for grants as guided by WV policies and principles.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum qualification requires

  • At least a Masters degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Agriculture, Health, Nutrition, Development Studies etc) from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in programming (designing, implementing, evaluating and monitoring) of integrated development, relief and/or advocacy of donor funded projects.

Other technical skills and Abilities

  • Be a results orientated leader with the ability to handle a heavy work load, manage and satisfy multiple conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.
  • Ability to provide spiritual leadership to the team.
  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively, constantly pursuing new and better ways of working.
  • Be committed to empowering others for transformation – both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Be committed to pursuing tangible and lasting impact in the lives of the poor through an empowerment approach.
  • Ability to inspire across a wide range of audiences and to communicate effectively.
  • Highly effective people management skills.
  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.
  • Demonstrate leadership and team building ability.
  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to teach others.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.

Working Environment:

  • Office based environment with frequent travel to the field and National Office in Arusha
  • Travel required: 35% domestic travel and occasional international travel (approximately 2 to 4 trips a year);
  • On call: 20%

Job Post: People and Culture Manager
Reference: 10098-15G22208
Location: Africa - Tanzania 
Town/City: Arusha
Application Deadline Date: 02-May-18
Category: Human Resources 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time 
International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration: 1-2 Years


Purpose of the position:
Provide P&C (People and Culture) strategic, technical and administrative support, while facilitating teamwork that will enhance efficient and effective service delivery necessary to maintain a healthy People & culture environment in World Vision Tanzania (WVT) Field Offices and to all stakeholders

Major Responsibilities:

1. Design and roll out of Global and Regional P&C initiatives in WVT

  • GAM and P&C collaborative initiatives design and rollout
  • Roll out and maintain Succession and Talent management plans and execution
  • Blended learning sensitization within the WVT staff community
  • Organization Capacity Plan (OCP) and program Capacity and Performance Review (PCPR) integration within WVT
  • People and Culture implications of Global and Regional Change initiatives,
  • GTRN and P&C collaboration
  • Effective management of Our People system
  • Our Voice execution, analysis and follow- up

2.Function as a Strategic Partner with NO Department teams

  • Work as first level consultant with line managers and their leadership teams to identify strategic people needs
  • Act as a thought partner with line managers to improve people-related priorities in WVT
  • Coach WVT P&C Business Partners on HR and people management practice as the need arises
  • Provides assistance and guidance to P&C executives on a broad range of human resource policies, programs, and practices.
  • Ensure a business partnering role to Directors and Managers in providing technical advice on optimizing staffing plans & projects
  • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people- related issues by becoming valuable member of client's leadership team
  • Provide support to P&C Director to develop P&C strategies which support the EAR P&C strategy and is aligned with the P&C LEADER framework, and allows forecasting of people and culture
  • Assist development and roll out of programs and tools to support career development, leadership development, succession planning and retention of high potential staff

3.Become an Employee Champion acting as a first point of contact and intermediary for P&C Director in assigned business units

  • Act as a thought partner to line managers to maintain a positive employee-employer relationship and promote a high level of employee commitment and motivation
  • Support P&C Director in the roll-out of annual employee engagement surveys, analysis and development and implementation of engagement action plans
  • Support annual benchmark reviews of salary and benefits for national staff to ensure a competitive market position and champion the roll-out of new benefit schemes
  • Provide leadership, guidance, counseling, and training to managers on employee relations issues and the Employee Relations protocol
  • Assist managers with issues related to interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, harassment and other HR topics in line with policies as the need arises.

4.Act as a Change Agent working to

  • Collaborate with line managers to design organizational structures, job roles, and talent management processes to drive organizational strategy, promote accountability, learning and innovation within the organization
  • Facilitate a culture of accountability and facilitate the roll-out of a strategically aligned performance management system
  • Facilitate promoting a customer service culture, professionalism and accountability within the P&C team
  • Advise P&C Director on the need for development and ongoing changes of the WVT people plan
  • Actively partner with leaders and work with them to collaboratively identify practice improvement
  • Identify and support relevant development opportunities for P&C staff.

5.Act as a Functional Expert who works to

  • Maintain current understanding of all WVT departments, strategy, people related issues by becoming a valuable contributor to National Office SMT leadership team
  • Provide strategic guidance to the P&C team on systems, policies & procedures
  • Provide technical guidance in the review, contextualization and roll-out of Global & Regional People & Culture policies
  • Apply rigorous project management techniques to planning and implementing cross-functional HR initiatives that support current and future business strategies
  • Communicates regularly with the P&C staff to exchange information and provide ongoing support and problem resolution

6.P&C Networking

  • Networking with other line managers, HR associations and related institutions or HR staff in other International NGOs or organizations in the Cluster/Field offices as well as encouraging P&C team to do the same


  • Ensure quality and timely submission of the P&C monthly report for Project hired staff (by 25th of the month) which also links to the P&C performance indicators and agreed dashboards
  • Ensure reporting of P&C budget utilization for the existing FY at the end of each quarter for decision making and planning in the next quarter

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, MBA, or related field Human Resources, MPA HRM (Public Administration)
  • Experience: 5 years in Human Resource Management
  • Preferred: At least 3 years of managerial experience in an international organization

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of normal organizational policies, Tanzania labor law and legal requirements
  • Good skills in conflict resolution/problem solving, teamwork, crisis management, training facilitation and coaching.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good understanding of World Vision operations
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork
  • Skills in database management and record keeping
  • Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work
  • Ability to exhibit an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in the specific local context
  • Proven candidate sourcing and relationship building skills
  • Experience in working in a multi- cultural environment. Experience in a hardship context will be an added advantage
  • High level of commitment and working with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to World Vision objectives and ministry, mission statement and core values
  • Able to manage multiple priorities in cross-cultural teams and prioritize under pressure
  • Able to respond to deadlines
  • Integrity and strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service orientation
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word and MS PowerPoint), with solid proficiency in managing databases and MS Excel
  • Ability to work well within a team and to build and promote team spirit

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Travel: 10% Domestic/international travel is required.
  • On call:10%

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