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Employment Opportunities at ACDI/VOCA, Save the Children and RTI International

Published by Ajira Zetu tz on Sunday, June 24, 2018

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01-Business Plan Development Specialist Jobs | ACDI/VOCA

ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Business Planning specialist for an upcoming volunteer assignment in Tanzania. ALPHA Agrovets Supplier Ltd is requesting volunteer assistance to help develop a business plan to expand their operations into logistics management. As well as working on the business plan, the volunteer will conduct a feasibility assessment and a cost benefit analysis on the expansion, and will assess the host's current record keeping and financial management systems. The assignment will last for approximately four weeks in country, in addition to preparation and research prior to departure. Travel and living expenses are covered.

02-Education Programme Coordinator Jobs | Save the Children
Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
Work closely with local implementing partners, SC Child protection staff, and members of the Education sector working Group, UNHCR and other UN agencies, to ensure that the programme goals are achieved. Specific areas of concern are the provision of temporary learning opportunities for out of school children in Nduta refugee camp. The post holder provides overall leadership for the sector, and ensures that SC vision and overall program goals related to the sector are met. He/she is responsible for contributing to proposal development in line with SC goals and strategic directions.  He/she is responsible for providing managerial, technical, and administrative support to partner staff during the implementation of an integrated program. For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between SC’s response and other actors in refugee education/protection, the officer will actively participate in education-related activities and meetings.
Reports to: Field Manager/Emergency Response Manager , Kibondo
  • University Degree in Education, Social Sciences or related technical field.
  • Three year progressive experience in implementation of Education programmes, refugee education, non-formal education, Life skills or related field.
  • Previous experience in working with teacher training programs, vocational training programs, Early Childhood Care and Development -ECCD or Accelerated Education Programs (AEP) in emergency contexts is desirable.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of INEE Minimum Standards, SPHERE and Do No Harm practices in emergency humanitarian response.
  • Previous work experience in Kigoma region and the Burundi refugee response is an added advantage.
  • Good command of the English and Kiswahili/Kirundi languages is an asset
  • Excellent Computing and data management skills.
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in remote areas, work in a challenging work environment.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for completing tasks to a high standard and to meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to work flexibly and professionally in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.
This is an emergency recruitment. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date and the selected candidate must be available to commence duty immediately.
03-Senior Technical Advisor Jobs | RTI International

RTI's International Education Division is supporting education development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning. From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects funded by USAID, DFID, Australian Aid and other donors and clients.
The International Education Division is currently accepting applications for a Senior Technical Advisor position to support the USAID-funded Tusome Pamoja project to improve early grade reading in Tanzania. This is a full-time position with residency in Tanzania.
The Senior Technical Advisor will provide leadership, management, and technical assistance for Result Areas 2 and 3 of the project, with specific emphasis on (i) delivering and outstanding deliverables and (ii) developing a plan for learning and feedback form activity implementation.
Primary Responsibilities:
Result Area 2: Skills delivery system strengthened
  • Work closely with Result Area 1 team and M&E teams to design a strategy and process to transform operational research and M&E findings into policy briefs for presentation to GoT counterparts and donors. Particular emphasis is to be placed on mastery of Kiswahili by pre-primary and primary students; teacher transfer issues; and teacher attendance/time-on-task issues
  • Work closely with the Result Area 1 team to refine the teacher coaching strategy implemented by WEOs and establish a strategy for the remaining two years to ensure fuel costs currently supported by TP are included within the appropriate department budget line items
  • Collaborate with the M&E team to institutionalize a reading assessment at the regional and district levels and support the use of results to inform quality assurance in schools
  • Leverage the School Information System (SIS) to improve the capacity to make data-driven decisions at school, ward and district levels in support of the 3R programs
Result Area 3: Effective engagement of parents and community increased
  • Monitor the implementation and assess the effectiveness of the “self-help” learning program on parent engagement and attitude toward their children’s participation in schooling
  • Monitor the implementation and assess the effectiveness of the Parent Teacher Partnership program on community oversight and establish guidelines and recommendations for low-cost replication in other regions
  • Review activities designed to improve the learning environment and assess the relative impact on pupil attendance and pupil learning.   
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in education, social work, communication or a relevant field.
  • At least 9 years of experience in technical direction for improved educational outcomes.
  • Knowledge of current implementing partners and development partners working in Tanzania preferred.
  • Prior experience with the development of early grade reading, education systems strengthening and national and district-level service delivery preferred.
  • The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Proficiency in Swahili is preferred, but not required.

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