Thursday, May 3, 2018

Job opportunities At help2kids

  Xpresstz       Thursday, May 3, 2018
Field Manager  
help2kids is currently looking for a
Field Manager
in Tanzania to manage and supervise all of our projects in Dar es Salaam.
help2kids is a young, dynamic Swiss-based NGO operating in Africa. Our objective is to give some of the most vulnerable children in Tanzania and Malawi access to the basic necessities that all children deserve; education, food, healthcare, shelter, and a loving family environment so that they can break out of the cycle of poverty and live happy, productive lives.
We are running the following projects in Dar es Salaam:

A Children’s Home for up to 33 children,
A primary school with up to 440 children,
A nursery school for up to 64 children, and
A health project serving over 740 children.
A Secondary School Sponsorship Programme (over 80 children)
An International and local volunteer programme (up to 15 volunteers at one time)
help2kids Charity Football Tournament (once a year event in July with up to 20 Teams and over 1000 spectators
More information about us and our projects can be found here: www.help2kids.organd
Field Manager
will oversee and work in collaboration with the Primary School and Assistant
Field Manager
and all other project managers and coordinators in Tanzania to deliver all of our projects in Dar es Salaam. In addition, you will work in a team with the
Field Manager
in Malawi and work together with the Head Office in Switzerland.

Job Responsibilities and Person Specification:
People Management and Leadership
  • Ability to manage, supervise and guide several international staff (Program Managers) an up to 35 local employees
  • Strong social skills and ability to work with people from all over the world. Work well with a team of local staff, foreign staff, and international volunteers.
  • You should be able to lead people in a positive way and to create a positive and supporting atmosphere. We are looking for a “team-player”, an outgoing personality with communication skills, integrity, and passion for what we do.
  • Experience in working with human resources, as you will, alongside the Assistant Field Manager oversee all areas related to human resources, including staff recruitment, professional development and performance evaluations.
Project Management
  • Management skills, ability to manage various tasks at the same time, high ability to work under pressure and attention to detail. Strong work ethic.
  • Project management and international development skills are essential, along with monitoring and evaluating skills and the ability to support and guide the project managers to achieve quarterly and yearly goals, and report on and measure impact.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and open-mindedness. You should be highly flexible to adapt quickly to new problems and challenges. With your creativity, you should be a “problem-solver” and able to work in a changing environment.
Fundraising and Marketing
  • Experience with social media like Facebook and YouTube. You should enjoy being a person seen on various social media platforms.
  • The job requires also to manage our Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator and oversee the management of our website (such as blog), various social media channels, and all other marketing duties including quarterly newsletter, email marketing campaigns.
  • Experience in Fundraising. You should have previous experience in fundraising as you will be responsible for leading the team of project managers in Tanzania to meet their yearly fundraising goals, as well as working with the Head Office in Switzerland to seek out and pursue funding from a variety of avenues.
Finance and Legal
  • Accounting basic skills, experience in managing and developing budgets and in excel. You will be responsible for all accounting duties on the ground in Tanzania.
  • To be aware of Tanzanian law in relevant areas, and to be up to date with various policy changes in order to ensure compliance.
  • Commitment for at least 1-2 years.
  • Passion to work in an international environment with a lot of different cultures and to be always present for our children, employees, and volunteers if needed.
  • Experience working and living in Tanzania is essential for this position, and experience of Swahili is highly desirable.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree )or similar) in international development, education, public health or a related field; a Master’s degree would be a benefit
  • Have a driver’s license and to be a confident driver
  • Work well with minimal supervision and be self-motivated
  • High Level of written and spoken English
  • Experience of Swahili is highly desirable
  • Additional languages would be a benefit
  • Languages: English (every additional language would be a benefit)
We are gladly receiving applications from all over the world. We are looking for someone to start at the very latest by 11th June 2018

  • Visa expenses covered
  • 5 weeks of paid holiday per year
  • Return flights included
  • Car (for private use too)
  • Provided with company Laptop and Phone
  • Unfortunately, we cannot cover medical benefits or relocation costs
  • High Level of written and spoken English
  • Experience of Swahili is highly desirable
  • Additional languages would be a benefit

4-year degree

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