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Employment Opportunities at The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), May 2018

Employment Opportunities at The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), May 2018

The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) requires the professional skills of an experienced Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer to head its data management wing. LHRC is a self- reflective organization that values collective and individual learning; an important practice that has been core to its ability to remain on the cutting edge of whatever is done, renew energy as well as have the strengths to withstand processes of rusting and erosion.

Position Tittle: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, Justice Lugakingira House, Kijitonyama
Contract Type: Full time contract.

Reporting to: The Executive Director

At least a bachelor’s degree in project management, social sciences, environment sciences, development studies, management, law, or any other related studies. Experience working for NGOs with at least 5 years of experience in project/program cycle management; project/program monitoring & evaluation, high quality report writing, financial management, organizational development, capacity building, organizing & delivering trainings, organizing field events/workshops. The candidate should be fluent in Swahili and English and able to work independently with minimum supervision/guidance.

The MEL Officer will support the Program Officers, partners and Directors mainly in the following areas:
  • Developing & implement LHRC MEL strategy;
  • Supporting LHRC partners in developing & implementing MEL strategies;
  • Ensuring high quality management of the ongoing LHRC programs ;
  • Regular monitoring of LHRC programmes to ensure timely delivery of the expected results;
  • Ensuring regular & systematic monitoring & proper documentation of LHRC programmes’ outcomes and impacts;
  • Planning and implementing capacity building measures for LHRC members to ensure high quality and impactful program management/implementation;
  • Supporting the development of learning materials within LHRC programmes;
  • Facilitating learning and knowledge exchanges within LHRC platform;
  • Ensuring timely reporting by LHRC partners and reviewing them;
  • Supporting timely and high quality reporting to LHRC donors,
  • Take part in resource mobilization through participation in proposal development with other program staff.
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects with an aspect of resource mobilization
Applicants should send their applications (motivation letter & detailed C.V. including 3 references and support documents) to

Executive Director
Legal and Human Rights Centre
P.O BOX 75254
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania


Email: lhrc@humanrights.or.tz

Deadline for applications: June 15, 2018. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be obtained before the deadline. Therefore, kindly send application as soon as you can.

Further considerations:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for further details & test / interview;
Test/Interviews are scheduled latest by June 20, 2018;
A successful candidate is expected to report to the office latest by the first week of July 2018;




To complement its Human Rights Monitoring program, the Legal and Human Rights Centre invites Information Communication Technology (ICT) Companies with relevant experience and expertise to submit a proposal for provision of Consultancy Services in Designing, Developing and Integrating the system that will be used to document and retrieve reports on Human Rights events in Tanzania.

LHRC expects to work with a company that can develop advanced and reliable system to minimize human work and automate documentation and reporting of human rights events.


Interested Companies are required to submit their profiles and list of tasks/consultancies undertaken in the past five years and their cost to the address below: (Terms of reference and other details of consultancy will be sent to the shortlisted ICT companies only)

Executive Director
Legal and Human Rights Centre
Justice Lugakingira House
P.O. Box 75254
Tel: +255(0) 222773038/48
Fax: +255(0) 222773037
Email: lhrc@humanrights.or.tz

The documents can be submitted via email or Postal address and must be received before June 15, 2018.

In case of any inquiries about this vacancy please contact the LHRC ICT Unit through itsupport@humanrights.or.tz


The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) is winding up the implementation of its six year Strategic Plan (SP) 2013-18 as well as its three year Operational Plan (2016-18). In its initial stages for the future plans, the LHRC is looking for the local consultant  and international consultant that will work together for organization evaluation.

Legal and Human Rights Centre is a national nongovernmental human rights organization founded and registered in 1995 under the Companies Ordinance, Chapter 212 of the laws of Tanzania as a company without shares limited by guarantee. For more about the LHRC visit www.humanrights.or.tz

Purpose of Evaluation
The main purpose of this evaluation is to assess LHRC’s implementation of the six years strategic plan in line with the OECD/DAC evaluation criteria for relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability.

The evaluation should take into account the political, social, economic and regulatory context in which the strategic plan has been implemented or other factors that have been directly relevant to program implementation.

To conduct a comprehensive and objective end-term evaluation in order to validate results reported and to use the results to inform the design of the next LHRC’s Strategic plan (2019 – 2024). The main inquiry will be on three key issues: Results, Strategic choices, and Organizational Development. 

Consultant’s Minimum Qualifications
The evaluation excercise  expects to have a team of two consultants with at least one international and one local. The need for the local consultants is due to language as most beneficiaries speak Swahili but also due to the understanding of the context in which the LHRC operates. In terms of team composition, the consultants are expected to cover the following key qualifications:
The Lead Consultant should have the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Bachelors’ degree in Law (or eqvivalent) and a Masters degree in a relevant field;
  2. Minimum of five years of professional work experience in areas pertaining to access to justice and legal aid service provision;
  3. Current expert knowledge of access to justice at an international level;
  4. Excellent research and analytical skills, in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies;
  5. Excellent writing skills in English; and
  6. Previous experience of similar assignments is an added advantage.

The Lead Consultant will be expected to work with a local/regional consultant who combined should have the following minimum expertise:

  • Expert knowledge on the current efforts to enhance access to justice and human rights in Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar;
  • Swahili-speaking;
  • Legal aid;
  • Social Work;
  • Law;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Justice and governance sector reforms; and
  • Statistics.

Applications should be sent to the following address:

Executive Director
Legal and Human Rights Centre
P.O BOX 75254
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania


Email: lhrc@humanrights.or.tz

Deadline for applications will be on  June 15, 2018 at 16.00 hrs

SOURCE: LHRC Official Website

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