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Lobbying and Advocacy Officer 
POSITION:  Lobbying and Advocacy Officer
 ADD International(Action on Disability and Development *ADD International, Tanzania”) is a UK based disability rights organization. We work for independence, equality and opportunity for disabled people living in poverty in Africa and Asia, by supporting disability activists to bring about social change. ADD International in Tanzania works in partnership with the  Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations(SHIVYAWATA), national disabled people’s organization(DPOs), and with regional SHIVYAWATA branches in six regions, namely Mwanza, Shinyanga, Tabora,

Coast, Lindi and Mtwara.
ADD International, Tanzania is seeking to recruit a qualified Lobbying and Advocacy Officer responsible for taking a lead in advocacy and lobbying component of the Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Education(MIPE) programme and participate in programme processes, system, and policy and/or strategy development. Broadly, the job focuses on overseeing the implementation of advocacy strategy of both the MIPE programme and ADD International

Position:
Lobbying and Advocacy Officer

Program:
Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Education(MIPE)

Reporting to:
Programme Manager

Position Type:
Full Time

Contract duration:
2 years

Location:
Dar es Salaam at ADD International Office

Key Duties and Responsibilities
In consultation with and guidance from the programme, Programme Officer Lobb yyng and Advocacy will be
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  • Actively leading, organizing and overseeing the delivery of lobbying and advocacy strategies of MIPE programme
  • Support the popularization and operationalization of the ADD advocacy work on inclusive education and disability movement in general at ward, district and national level
  • Brainstorming with team members at all stages of plan formulation  of lobbying and advocacy activities to ensure proper initiative used for its implementation;
  • Develop advocacy messages and link with inclusive advocacy work across inclusive education all in all learning group within education sectors
  • Facilitate and support the establishment of the advocacy teams and forums/clubs at district war and school level;
  • Writing, publishing and disseminating and advocacy briefs; developing policy work and activities;
  • Representation in coordination meetings at a provincial level and build external relationships through personal contacts
  • Coordinate and organise advocacy platforms such as media roundtables, advocacy dialogues and training
  • Preparing and porducing clear and quality reports (narrative) that demonstrates accountability;
  • Undertake any other lawful tasks as may be assigned by the line Manager.
  • Representation, networking, advocacy and learning;
  • Engage with stakeholders, decision-makers, Ministries and district authorities that promote inclusive education, to effectively advocate for rights of the learner with disabilities
  • Identify and advice on specific lobbying and advocacy opportunities for cross-programme learning, within the country programme, the region and beyond, and work with other officers to promote other learning and linkages relevant for quality delivery
  • Building and fostering local alliances and networks that enhance sharing, learning, and collaboration
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Assist in data collection and impact stories as a way of generating an evidence-based and MIE delivery
  • Support the evaluation process of the MIE project activities(mid-term and final) and during baseline
  • Work with M&Ecoordinator to monitor and share findings with schools, community and other key stakeholders
Finance Management
  • Develop and submit activity budget for MIE implementation in the area of lobbying and advocacy
  • Setting up and overseeing component’s budgets;
Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in social work, community development, development studies, public policy or related fields.
  • At least three years experience in lobbying and advocacy or related field of work
  • Knowledge, experience and a good understanding of working with DPO’s, advocacy networks and needs within;
  • Experience in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring lobbying and advocacy strategies.
  • Interested candidates should send their applications(consisting of Covering letter, CV) to the following physical address

The Country Director
ADD Internation, Tanzania(Action on Disability and Development)
Mikochen Warioba; Plot 442, House #59; Daima Street Or Submit through post office; P.O Box 33659, Dar es Salaam. Closing date for receiving applications is 10 may 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
People with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply

POSITION: Programme Officer - Sensitization and Awareness ADD International(Action on Disability and Development *ADD International, Tanzania”) is a UK based disability rights organization. We work for independence, equality, and opportunity for disabled people living in poverty in Africa and Asia, by supporting disability activists to bring about social change. ADD International in Tanzania works in partnership with the  Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations(SHIVYAWATA), national disabled people’s organization(DPOs), and with regional SHIVYAWATA branches in six regions, namely Mwanza, Shinyanga, Tabora, Coast, Lindi, and Mtwara.
Our Partner the Tanzania Federation of Disabled People Organization(SHIVYAWATA) is seeking to recruit a qualified Program Officer Sensitization and Awareness to take lead in communities’ sensitization and awareness components of the MIPE project and participate in programme processes, systems, and policy of strategy development. SHIVYAWATA has been in operations since 19 92,bringing together the voices of ten national disabled people organizations(DPOs)

Position:
Programme Officer - Sensitization and Awareness

Program:
Modeling Inclusive Pre-primary Education(MIPE)

Reporting to:
Program Manager

Position Type:
Full time

Contract duration:
2 years

Location:
Dar es Salaam at SHIVYAWATA office
Key Duties and responsibilities
In consultation with and guidance from the  Programme Manager, the Sensitization and Awareness Office will

  • Lead the implementation of sensitization and awareness creation activities but different levels;  this includes proposing sensitization and awareness initiatives for the organisation
  • Leave and build a body of allies at different levels in support of the ADD mission to tackle the root causes of barriers to development and well-being of the people with disability. This would be done while overseeing delivery of sensitization and awareness strategies bearing in mind approaches detailed in specific program proposal such as MIPE and NSIE
  • Design publicity material that mobilize community the importance of inclusive education
  • Brainstorming with team members at all stages of plan formulation of sensitization and awareness activities
  • Translate proposal and key policies, frameworks and strategies within sectors of ADD functioning into tailor-made awareness creation materials such as leaflets, brochures and other IEC materials
  • Create and secure media partnership for positive reporting of issues around disability and coverage of implemented project in a given period
  • Setting up and overseeing components budget
  • Representation in sensitization and awareness campaigns at the provincial and build similar relationships
  • Providing specialist advice on sensitization and awareness to  ADD team
  • Plans/objectives Contribute to the program strategy in collaboration with other program staffs
  • Coordination of non-routine tasks within a sensitization and awareness unit.
  • Preparing and producing clear and quality reports(narrative) that demonstrates accountability.
  • Undertake any other lawful tasks as may be assigned by the line manager
Monitoring and evaluation
  • Support the monitoring of program activities to ensure effective project delivery
  • Assist in data collection and collection of improv story as a way of generating evidence-based and MIPEMIPE delivery
  • Work with the M&E Coordinator to monitor and share findings with schools, community and other key stakeholders
Financial management
  • Catalog and submit activity budget for MIPE implementation in the area of awareness and sensitization.
  • Submit activity(financial) reports to a finance department within the authorised time frame and donor requirements.
Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in community development and social work or development studies
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in sensitization and awareness and community works
  • Knowledge in disability rights and experience in/ understanding of disability issues
  • Experience in planning and implementing sensitization and awareness creation activities/ projects targeting different stakeholders at different levels( aiming at positive behaviour towards disability)
  • Excellent research communication and public speaking skills, with knowledge in computer applications
  • Budgetary and financial management skills
  • He/she Must have initiative and be able to work effectively and the pressure independently and with a team
Interested candidates should send their applications(consisting of Covering letter, CV) to the following physical address
The Country Director

ADD Internation, Tanzania(Action on Disability and Development)
Mikochen Warioba; Plot 442, House #59; Daima Street Or Submit through post office; P.O Box 33659, Dar es Salaam. Closing date for receiving applications is 10 may 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
People with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply
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