Thursday, 28 April 2011

World Vission Job Vacancies

World Vision Tanzania is a Christian Development, Relief and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks including criminal record.

“Our vision for every child, Life in all its fullness;
Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so”

World Vision Tanzania is seeking to recruit suitable qualified Tanzanian citizens to fill the following positions:

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/27

Job Title: Project coordinator community Knowledge Center (CKC)
Reports to: Cluster Team Leader
Location: Arusha- King’ori

Purpose of the Position
Coordinate implementation of CKC program as per WV policies, donor standards and procedures to attain quality project performance

Major Responsibilities
· Ensure that communities are facilitated to implement, monitor and evaluate the project activities for quality and sustainable development
· Coordinate the proper implementation of projects as annual operation plans and other planning documents
· Facilitate evaluation exercise and project financial auditing for quality assurance.
· Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized within the project for the intended purpose along with integration and implementation of transition plans for project sustainability
· Ensure that child protection standards are adhered to and they are adequately integrated into project
· Provide technical input in recruitment of CKC project staff, staff capacity & skills development and performance management
· Forster business networking relationships with government, schools, VTC, CBO’s and other key partners.
· Prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual projects narrative and review financial reports.
· Ensure that audit recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly
· Provide technical support in localization of the telecenter, ICT in Education and Youth Entrepreneurship project models. Includes leading the coordination and task delegation of support entities: GC ICT4D, Regional ICT4D, NO IT, IT Technician
· Provide technical support in the development of Economic Development initiatives including the coordination of support entities: SO Economic Development coordinator, TZ NO Economic Development coordinator, etc
· Facilitate project monthly funding

Qualifications required:
· Bsc in Computer Science, Computer Science Economics or other related field with 3 years of experience in computer based project management/coordination
Technical Skills & Abilities
· Management skills
· Experience in working with donor funds, sponsorship operations and grants funding.
· Training skills
· Good planning and organization Skills
· Working knowledge on monitoring and evaluation

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/28

Job Title: Project Coordinator Energy Serving Cook Stoves
Reports to: Senior Program Manager
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position:
To provide technical support in initiation, development, and implementation of the Energy Saving Cook Stoves project in consultation and collaboration with relevant ministry and community in line with professional rules and guideline as per World Vision Policies

Major Responsibilities

· In consultation with Livelihoods specialist and National food Security Coordinator to ensure successful implementation of a user Assessment Survey in the targeted pilot ADP’s
· Ensure that a successful stove assessment involving different stove models is done in the pilot Districts and appropriate recommendations are done
· Ensure that a successful supply chain strategy is designed to meet community demand for improved cook-stoves in the long run
· Ensure development of an appropriate marketing and education campaign strategy that will create awareness and necessary promotion activities for wider outreach to the targeted communities and beyond
· Participate in all regular and coordination meetings related to Energy Saving Cook Stoves with key partners and consortium
· Coordinate the Development of a full scale proposal based on the pilot phase and the lesson lent from the same
· Document and all information share related to energy Savings Cook Stoves project

Qualifications required:
· Bsc in Environmental Management, Climatology, Forestry, Agriculture or related field with at least three years relevant experience. A Masters Degree is an added advantage.
· Self motivated and ability to make decision
· Willing to learn more issues related to carbon markets
· Computer literacy especially in data analysis programs such as SPSS, EPI info
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Agricultural organizations, Business Community and Government Officials
· Ability to work and communicate with cross cultural environment

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/29

Job Title: Health, Nutrition and HIV and AIDS Manager
Reports to: Program Development Director
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position
Provide technical support and coordinate the implementation and integration of Health and HIV&AIDS programs by ensuring that mult sectoral approach is employed and enhance mainstreaming into community programs as per approved policies, systems, procedures and donor requirements.

● Coordinate the initiation, implementation and evaluation of Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs as well as developing a grant tracking system as per WVT and donor standards.
● Ensure integration and implementation of Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs and projects
● Review and update the Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS strategy and Annual operation plans.
● Identify and develop best practices and share lessons learnt with WV entities and partners
● Promote participation of children and women in Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programming
· Liaise with World Vision sub-region, regional and support offices for Health and HIV/AIDS programming, strategic developments and documentation /sharing best practices
· Conduct Operation Research on WVT field work to contribute to Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programming Knowledge and skills. Engage in concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with Support Offices and other donors
· Continuously access, research, evaluate and promote best practices and resources in Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS interventions.
· Ensure that all aspects of the project development, funding concepts and proposals are accurate and professionally prepared Works with the Program Development Director to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
· Prepare Manuals and guidelines for staff and community training in Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs
· Develop/support TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS
· Assist in capacity building of CBOs, Church/FBOs, CCCs and other community group
· Coordinate development and submission of Health and HIV&AIDS finance and progress reports to SOs and other donors.
· Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports

● Work with senior leadership for Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS positioning, and innovative visions for WVT programs.
· Networking with other organizations to implement and document best practices to promote WVT learning
· Work with other sector specialist within and outside WVT to implement a Health and HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate:
· Liaise with other organizations and WV National Offices to collaborate in standard setting, materials development, and learning activities
· Manage the WVT material and financial resources to ensure Stewardship and accountability in the Program Development Division.
· Provide spiritual support to staff of the division and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.

Qualification Required
· Masters Degree in Medicine or other Health Sciences with 10 years practical experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization with at least three years experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs

Other technical skills and abilities:

* Training, facilitation and coordination skills
* Proposal/concept papers development for fund raising
* Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
* Needs assessment and report writing skills
* Experience in developing successful, community based Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs
* Ability to build partnerships/networks with other stake holders
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* A strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building
* Keen sense of justice and gender equity
* Working knowledge of child sponsorship as a programming and support mechanism.
* Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/30

Job Title: Health, Nutrition Technical Project Manager
Reports to: The Technical Manger will report to the Zonal manager with matrix reporting to Health and Nutrition Manager and Associate Director Programme Development.

Location: Central Zone

Purpose of the Position

To technical support in improving infant and maternal health through a community based participatory approach on children under two as per World Vision’s new international health strategy

Major Responsibilities

· Oversee the Irish Aid grant in country being accountable for project outputs and results as set out in the proposal and ensure the technical quality of interventions and delivery approaches
· Prepare an annual detailed implementation plan and provide 6 monthly narrative and financial reports
· Be responsible and accountable for managing the project budget.
· Analyse progress and recommend changes in consultation with staff and community stakeholders.
· Ensure good communication of project goals, progress, risks and expectations to all staff, stakeholders and partners
· Responsible for reporting to appropriate government entities using standard WV (country office) processes for inclusion of project outcomes in local and national health management information systems
· Work closely with the Head Office and other key partners to further advocacy efforts in maternal and child health in the project area.
· Provide technical input in recruitment, management and supervision of Health Development Facilitators for the project intervention area
· Ensure good collaboration with zonal level staff such as Monitoring and Evaluation, health/ nutrition specialists etc for technical input, direction and alignment
· Develop a strong relationship with the District Health authorities and other key stakeholders who will be key partners over the project lifetime
· Engage in dialogue and analysis with Ministry of Health (MoH) to learn about existing household outreach as the curricula and IEC and data collection
· Ensure that project interventions are implemented within existing MOH framework and structures, thereby ensuring compliance, avoiding duplication and strengthening the MoH system.
· Ensure good alignment and integration between the project and the ADPs. The project will complement and enhance the work of the ADPs.
· Develop and implement a detailed work plan outlining all the necessary steps to reach training targets for facilitators and Community Health Workers as required.
· Facilitate training, including agreement of curriculm, in collaboration with the District Health Authorities.
· Facilitate community based participatory research in coordination with research partner and communities

Qualification Required:
· Master in Public Health with at least 5 years of technical health project management experience, preferably focussed on maternal and child health
Other technical skills
· Good budget management skills
· Ability to work in a facilitative and participative approach.
· Understanding and experience and of community based approaches to health programming.
· Ability to liaise with people at all levels – government partners, donors, communities and staff with diplomacy, tact and collaboration.
· Appreciation of gender related issues
· Computer skills

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/31

Job Title: Information and Communication Technology Officer-ICT
Reports to: Finance Manager
Location: Northern Zone

Purpose of the position:

To ensure effective and efficient implementation of all network/ system applications and hardware maintenance for smooth running of ICT operations.
Major Responsibilities
· Maintain ICT infrastructure within WVT in line with partnership guidelines
· Implementation and maintenance of MIS in accordance to WVT guidelines
· Provide customer focused support system and structure that delivers services, offers troubleshooting
· Provide supportive monitoring visits to projects/programs in order to offer system and maintenance services that are within the standards.
· Capacity building to Project/program staff, informing of any changes on systems and other ICT related issues
· Undertake regular data backups with related data logs sheets in line with WV policies and guidelines
· Implement IT policies, procedures, standards and guidelines and advise on any changes of the same

Qualification required: BSc in Computer Science or Information Technology with at least 2 years.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

* Advanced Computer skills
* Database/Network management.
* Demonstrated ability in supervision
* Good planning and organizational skills
* Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/32

Job Title: Senior Program Officer- Design Monitoring and Evaluation
Reports to: Design Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position:
To undertake Design, Monitoring, Evaluation (DME) processes in project/programs

Major responsibilities

· Conduct Assessment, Designing & Redesigning and Evaluation exercises of programs/projects
· Facilitate zonal teams in preparation of Terms Of Reference (TOR) and production of quality reports for Assessment, Baseline Surveys and Evaluation as per donor requirement
· Facilitate trainings on DME processes and LEAP roll out in project/program
· Facilitate documentation and sharing of learnings from program/project Evaluations and operations Audit reports with respective stakeholders
· Ensure collection of quality data from programs/projects for regular update of PMIS database
· Facilitate development and monitor the implementation of DME plans for programs/projects
· Undertake review of program/projects documents for the quality and donor requirement (DIP, AOP, PDD, Semi Annual and Annual Reports
· Conduct programs operation review in ADP’s and track implementation status of operation audit recommendations in program/projects
· Follow up on timeliness and quality of reports as per Partnership and donors requirements Review engagement of external consultants in DME related activities

Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Economic Development, Sociology, Agriculture,
· Experience: 2years in programming
· Preferred: Masters in Economic Development, Sociology, Agriculture

· Technical Skills & Abilities:

* Computer skills especially in Statistical Packages.
* Demonstrated ability in monitoring and supervision
* Experience in working with donor funds
* Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills
* Good planning and organizational skills
* Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/33

Job Title: Senior Internal Audit
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the Position
To coordinate/undertake risk assessment and internal control systems on the operations of the organization to comply with WV Policies and Professional practice standard of internal auditors (SPPIA)

Major Responsibilities
· Supervise and review the work of internal auditors
· Conduct audit to ensure compliance with World Vision Standards
· Review all work papers and issue all the audit reports
· To conduct investigation and analyze data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in internal control, duplication of efforts, extravagance, fraud and non compliance with country laws, government regulations and management policies and procedures
· Prepare audit reports and recommendations to internal audit manager
· Ensure that performance management is practiced among the supervisee to enhance performance, smooth staff relations and accountability
· Undertake audit assignments as required by Global Center (GC) Audit and Evaluation Department, special audits as requested by Senior Management Team or Regional office and support other external audit work
· Participate in departmental planning and budgeting

Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Accounting with CPA (T)/ ACCA
· Experience: 3 yrs
· Preferred: MBA in Accounting with CPA(T)/ ACCA

· Technical Skills & Abilities:

* Specialized computer skills.
* Good planning and organizational skills
* Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors
* High level of confidence and confidentiality

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/34 (Re advert)

Job Title: Communication Officer
Reports to: Communications Manager
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position:

To develop and disseminate key communications resources for marketing, public awareness and management of the Malaria prevention Voucher Scheme

Major Responsibilities

· Produce publicity materials for effective donor and public engagement by WVT– both in-country and internationally

· Produce internal/external communications to ensure that key communications messages and products of WV T are skillfully developed

· To produce emergence communications messaging and products (web based situation reports, stories and photos)

· Work with the Communications Manager in enforcing policies, systems and procedures/guidelines for the appropriate and effective flows of relevant information

· Produce consistently and timely malaria control related feature stories and photos for Sharing with World Vision Partnership-wide website

· Work with print and broadcast mediato generate proactive and positive news coverage for important media opportunities and interviews that promote and protect the public image and ministry of WVT

· To regularly update WVT website and contribute to the National Malaria Control Program website

· BA in Journalism/Mass Communications/Public Relations from recognized or accredited University with at least 1year experience in related field
· Experience in page making and web design
· Computer skill

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/35

Job Title: Project Coordinator (Hope Street Children Project)
Reports to: Cluster Team Leader
Location: Morogoro

Purpose of the Position: Ensure effective and efficient management of the project including planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation; as well as management of contracts of sub grantees award and implementation of agreed project activities of caring for, protection and supporting of street children for improvement of their wellbeing.

Major Responsibilities
· Ensure effective and efficient management of the project including planning, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation
· Manage contracts of sub grantees award diligently and effectively to ensure that the implementation of agreed project activities and services provided have value for taxpayer dollars
· Facilitate partner organizations to participate in advocacy for policy, legal and social needs in relation to the vulnerable children, particularly, Street Children.
· Make sure that implementing partners work well as a team to achieve the project objectives.
· Establish and maintain relationships with implementing partners and Government officials as well as other organizations involved in the caring for, protection and supporting of street children for improvement of their well-being
· Ensure effective communication and presentation of project progress and achievements that demonstrate analytical ability of both oral and written communication
· Develop a system of collecting information for monitoring and documenting project results and learning

Qualification: A bachelor’s degree in Sociology or Psychology or social science is required
· A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible as professional-level experience working with children, preferably, street children
Other Technical abilities
· Ability to establish and maintain partnership relations with partners and Government for the wellbeing of the street children
· Knowledge of country laws and children’s right
· Ability to integrate and work in multi cultural society
· Ability to communicate in English and Swahili
· Dedicated to helping street children develop the skills they need to lead a successful life
· Understanding of policy framework relating to children
· Understanding of civil society responses to address the issues of children on the streets.
· Understanding of the psychology of child development and knowledge of the issues pertaining to children living at risk without proper family care.

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/36
Job Title: Capacity Building Coordinator
Reports to: Zonal Manager
Location: Shinyanga

Purpose of the position
Provide coordination to the zone by ensuring quality capacity building as per WV new initiatives, policies, strategies, donor standards and procedures to attain quality program/project performance.

Major Responsibilities:

· Facilitate identification of training needs within the zone and develop specific capacity building plan in consultation with the Head Office
· Coordinate and build capacity to staff and community on performance of the identified gaps and all major exercises (DME, audits, advocacy, sponsorship etc) at zonal level
· Coordinate and build the capacity of staff on documentation and dissemination of best practices within the zone and other partners
· Facilitate roll out and implementation of learning centers within the zone
· Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of capacity building and roll out of WV initiatives (IPM , PMIS, STEP, CMS etc) within the zone
· Facilitate and coordinate capacity building on health and nutrition (7+11, HIV/ AIDS, etc) to improve Child well Being Outcome (CWBOs).
· Ensure ADP conferences and PCC meetings are conducted and the agreed recommended best practices and challenges are shared and implemented
· Coordinate and support the review and compilation of semi-annual reports within the zone.
· Build staff capacity on proposal and concept papers writing within the zone
· Facilitate smooth communication of all capacity building issues within the zone and other partners

Qualification required: BA/Bsc Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Business administration, Development studies/planning, Social Science or other related field
Experience: 3 years in program/project

Technical Skills & Abilities:

* Computer skills.
* Good facilitation and communication skills
* Experience in managing programmes and grants funding.
* Good planning and organizational skills
* Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and other stakeholders
* Working experience in community development

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/37

Job Title: Cluster Sponsorship Officers- 5 Positions (Re advertisement)
Reports to: Cluster Team Leader
Location: Clusters

Purpose of the Position

To provide technical support to the Cluster and ADP teams to ensure proper functioning of support systems, monitoring and integration of all sponsorship business processes with development interventions for effective, efficient and quality sponsorship ministry.

Major Responsibilities
· Develop and implement cluster Annual Sponsorship Operational Plan
· Facilitate quality communication among sponsors, SOs (Support office queries, mails /parcels, GNs, APRs etc) children /families and timeliness of response.
· Facilitate sponsor visits to the child, family and the community
· Ensure enforcement of sponsorship management policies, procedures and standards at cluster and ADP levels.
· Support ADP teams to monitor RC status at ADP level (child verification & census) and annual child data reconciliation as per sponsorship standards.
· Ensure proper functioning and updates of the sponsorship systems (KPI, CMS and STEP) at
· cluster as per Sponsorship Minimum Programming Standards (SMPS).
· Collaborate with ADPs in ensuring the integration of sponsorship in programming functions.
· Facilitate the process of design and mailing of APRs and Christmas Cards to respective sponsors/SO.
· Facilitate the transfer of files/diskettes between NO and ADPs on weekly basis.

· Prepare and submit sponsorship monthly, quarterly and annual accomplishment reports to cluster leader.

· Conduct training to ADP teams in key sponsorship operations and GC initiatives to ensure that staffs have the capacity to adhere to standards.

· Facilitate ADP teams to implement children’s rights, protection, and participation in collaborations with partners

· Bachelor Degree in social sciences or other related fields with experience of 3-5 years/2 years in supervisory role
· Must have IT skills

Ref No WVT/P&C/F11/38

Job Title: Economic Development Manager
Reports to: Operations Director
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position:
Provide the overall coordination, management and technical support to harness economic development potentials and improve household economic well-being by increasing household incomes within WVT areas of operation,in line with the Partnership and National Office strategies and policies.

Major Responsibilities:
· Provide technical support to zones and Clusters/ADPs to harness potentials of the various community owned/driven economic ventures such as Village Community Banks (VICOBA), TSACCOS/SACCOS, Traditional Savings Schemes (ROSCAS, “ifogon’gho”, etc) for profit maximization and equitable use of resources.
· Support cluster/ADPs teams to undertake market analysis in the programme/projects guided by geographical mapping of economic potentials in ADPs for effective economic development
· Prepare monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports for the attention of Operations Director Develop strategy to promote proficiency to micro entrepreneurs engaged in commerce, agro processing, agriculture, livestock, services, etc
· Provide technical support to zones and clusters/ADPs on promotion, development and strengthening Local Institutions (CBOs, Farmers Associations, Farmers Cooperatives, Income Generating Groups, Social economic community groups, etc
· Review and co-ordinate timely mothly reports from Cluster/ADPs on Economic Development (ADP and SEDA integration, TSACCOS/SACCOS and VICOBA
· Undertake field visits to monitor and train field staff on Economic Development related initiatives
· Facilitate the writing up of new project proposal esp on Economic Development
· Promote effective integration of SEDA, TSACCOS/SACCOS and VICOBA within ADPs to ensure access to micro finance and non financial services.
· Build and maintain networks, coalitions and alliances with key stakeholders/partners in Economic Development (including MED) for the wellbeing of children.
· Coordinate and monitor effectiveness of MED intermediation functions for micro finance and non financial services through SEDA in World Vision Tanzania area of operation
· Provide input for the preparation of NO Strategy
Qualification required: Masters in Economic Development, Sociology, Agriculture,
· Experience: 3 years in programming

· Technical Skills & Abilities:

* Computer skills.
* Demonstrated ability in monitoring and supervision
* Experience in working with donor funds
* Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills
* Good planning and organizational skills
* Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors

World Vision Tanzania candidate for an employment MUST read, understand, sign and adhere to World Vision Tanzania Child protection policy so as to safeguard children from exploitation, neglect or mistreatment, sexual and physical abuse and reduce their risk and vulnerability. The discovery of previous child abuse conducts WILL disqualify a candidate before or after an offer of employment.

How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their application letters (addressed to People and Culture Director) together with an updated CV and copies of relevant credentials, current contacts and three referees, one of them being a Church Leader. The application should be sent to

(Please indicate the job title you are applying for as a subject)

Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

Closing date for receiving applications is: April 27, 2011.

NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


People and Culture Division
World Vision Tanzania
Tel: +255 27 2508850
Box 6070, ARUSHA.