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Published by Ajira Zetu tz on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Deputy Project Manager – SNV – Arusha, Tanzania
Job Description
Overview of the Position
: SNV is leading a partnership of 3 implementing organisations who perform vital IEWY project roles and functions specified in the partnership agreement. With SNV, the other implementing partners are; Match Markers Associates MMA, Capacity Building Organisation CABO, and newly registered Kilimanjaro Dairy Cooperative Joint Enterprise Ltd KDCJE Ltd. The successful candidate will have oversights roles in, (a) strengthening the capacity of a nascent KDCJE Ltd to deliver successfully its functions in the IEWY project, (b) monitoring, evaluation and learning and (c) financial and operational functions of the project.

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Key Responsibilities
Project Strategy:

• Provide overall coordination of technical and capacity building interventions to KDCJE Ltd and its affiliated cooperatives members,
• Actively promote knowledge sharing, learning and joint actions amongst implementing partners and key stakeholder for dairy development,
• Conduct monitoring and evaluation through technical assistance and capacity building to implementing partners, dairy cooperatives, women and youth in data collection and analysis,
• Support project planning and quality control of implementing partners deliverables according to the project document, budget, and SNV/donor requirements,
Networking and Partnership Development:
• Participate in relevant conferences/events and communicate project results and best practices to a broader audience and stakeholder,
• Actively support dairy platforms in information sharing, learning and joint action for dairy development,
• Support dairy cooperatives in building working relationship with private sector, government and relevant service providers,
• Build and maintain relationships with project stakeholders, including ministries, local government authorities, private sector, and partners
Operational Support:
• Provide operational support to project activities, including financial management, work-planning and budgeting;
• Support preparations of periodic reports as per SNV/donor requirements.
• Have direct line management and supervision of consultants and local service providers,
• Communicate and correspond with project partners and relevant stakeholder on daily technical matters

Knowledge Development:

• Provide support in knowledge development, case studies, testimonials and documentation of the evidence and results from the project interventions.


• At least 3 years relevant experience and a thorough understanding of dairy value chain development projects/agriculture programmes in Tanzania,
• Demonstrated experience in technical assistance, communications, publishing, networking, alliance building and facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, packaging information, organizational learning, and project design/proposal formulation,
• Knowledge and skills in communication, planning, M&E, working with media tools, use of media, info graphics, social media etc
• Leadership, coaching, mentoring, back-stopping and self-reflection skills,
• Innovative, entrepreneurial, business oriented,
• Excellent verbal communication and writing skills (in English and Swahili),
• Good analytical skills combined with a practical and pragmatic approach oriented towards lasting results.
Additional Information
Terms of Appointment

This is a full-time national position with the successful candidate being contracted on a one-year basis with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive secondary benefit package. submit your Cover Letter, CV and Salary History on or before 12th October 2018. if you wish to be considered for this position. All information will be in the strictest confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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