Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Apply New Job Vacancies in Mwanza and Dar es salaam at PACT Tanzania

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Job Title: Internal Control Officer
Location: Mwanza
Reporting To: Senior Internal Control Officer
Job Objective:
As a member of the Pact Tanzania team the Internal Control Officer, conducts internal review of operations, systems and procedures for internal controls and compliance with the terms and conditions of the donor requirement.

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42 -year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

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Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in planning and conducting internal control reviews including confirmation programs and compliance testing; ensures all internal control activities are in compliance with guidance provided by the Country Office and Pact’s Director of Risk Improvement
  • Prepares written reports of review findings, including specific recommendations for corrective action, where appropriate
  • Reviews Country Office operations for internal controls and compliance with terms and conditions of donor requirements (including US Government awards) accounting standards and Pact policy
  • Reviews and tests procedures and systems of internal controls at Pact and sub recipient organizations to ensure they are functioning as planned and in accordance with sound managerial principles
  • Conducts internal reviews of Pact operations, including, but not limited to procurement, accounts payable, travel expense reimbursement, cash management, and human resources processes
  • Provides guidance to internal stakeholders regarding best internal control practices that minimize risk to the organization; works cooperatively with staff at HQ and in the Country Office to explain and improve processes and enhance internal controls and compliance
  • Participates in formulating policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance and corporate efficiency
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and Professional Accounting/Auditing Certification required. Higher Degree a plus.
  • Minimum of 4 years of Audit experience and supervisory experience required
  • Experience in financial management of US Government contracts and/or sub contracts a must, preferably USAID.
  • CPA/CIA certification
  • Fluent English and Swahili

Preferred
  • Experience in federal government or SEC company internal audit
  • Knowledge of OMB circulars and Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

Skills and Abilities:
  • Behavioral Competencies
  • Strong in all areas
  • Leadership 
  • Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations
  • Strong understanding of Pact’s strategy and how tasks contribute to the greater good
  • Consistently works within internal process and procedures
  • Project Management
  • Strong planning and time management skill
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make a presentation
  • Ability to problem-solve difficult issues
  • Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities
  • Good negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong understanding of budgets

Technical Skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations
  • Competence in using common computer applications and internal system
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. 

Job Title: Senior Data Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam
Reporting To:Senior Health Informatics Officer

Job Objective:
Serves as an active member of the team for the implementation of Pact's USAID Kizazi Kipya project with the primary responsibility for supporting monitoring and evaluation functions across all geographic regions of the program.

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42 -year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Responsibilities:
  • The Sr. Data Manager must develop a close working relationship with the Cluster based Data Officers. The Manager will be responsible for;
  • Oversee the data entry and data management in the project’s data management systems
  • Supervise Data Managers to correctly enter and conduct quality checks on data in all data systems
  • Be familiar with the functioning of every data system, reporting glitches to Senior Health Informatics officer immediately
  • Ensure that the proper reports are being generated by the data management systems and provided to the Deputy Chief of Party on time for monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports
  • Provide ongoing support and mentorship to cluster staff on how to manage data
  • Oversee TrainSmart database and support all programs in producing reports
  • Oversee other databases and provide necessary support to programs
  • Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, information technology or health and social sciences e.g. sociology, demography, public health, development management related field is require
  • Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.

Experience:
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years professional experience working in data management for Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting, preferably working with donor funded programs
  • management for Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting, preferably working with donor funded programs;
  • At least 2 years experience in data collection, processing, and analysis
  • Previous experience managing staff
  • Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania is a plus
  • The candidate should have experience in training / workshop facilitation, mentoring and proven ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with government and other NGO counterparts.

Skills:
  • Ability to lead and work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members.
  • Knowledge of different database software
  • Skills in generating pivot tables in Excel
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 50% time
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. 
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