Thursday, November 15, 2018

List of Job vacancies at United Nations-UNESCO in Kasulu-Kigoma

  Xpresstz       Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Overview

Project Field Assistant – Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Education in Tanzania- Project (open to Tanzanian nationals only)
Service Contract – SB3
1 Year (renewable based on the availability of funding and performance)
Kasulu – United Republic of Tanzania
Under the overall authority of the Head and Representative of UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, and direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Project Field Assistant will perform the following tasks;

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  • Support implementation of the project including monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the project and preparing progress reports;
  • Provide assistance in the preparation and timely implementation of work plans ensured in consultation and collaboration with project coordinator and project officer as well as with UN, partner agencies, Government and CSOs counterparts in line with UNESCO financial and administrative rules and regulation.
  • Assist in ensuring that Inter-sectoral cooperation is promoted and relevant activities implemented in Kasulu district.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of partner relations
  • Provide administrative support in various government organized thematic and working groups, consultative relations with government authorities (include UNESCO National Commission) and non­governmental organizations developed.
  • Ensure an updated database of the relevant contacts of partners and national government counterparts at regional and district level.
  • Assist in ensuring visibility of UNESCO’s contribution at the community, district, regional and national levels and increase visibility and communicate project results at district regional and national level
  • Assist in compiling information contributing to the communication-related activities for the project of Education
  • Degree in Education, developmental Studies or any related field.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience managing education development projects preferably in UNESCO or in a UN Organization or Specialized Agency or a large international company. Experience working with local government in the education sector will be an added advantage.

Skills/Competencies

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Swahili including the ability to draft/review/revise documents, translations, as well as the ability to interact with all levels of parties/counterparts is essential,
  • Strong organizational and advanced coordination skills to prioritize large volumes of work for timely regular reporting.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills in organizing meetings, building partnerships, coordination, communication, and other functions
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, initiative, team-oriented, discretion/confidentiality.
Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements should submit an application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae via email to ao.dar-es-salaam@unesco.org or hand deliver in sealed envelope marked “Project Field Assistant” to: The Head and Representative, UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, 59 Mtwara Crescent, Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania no later than 25th November 2018.
A WRITTEN EXAMINATION MAY BE USED IN THE EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the recruitment process
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Post Title: Driver (open to Tanzanian nationals only)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duration: 12 months
Duty Station: Sengerema -Sengerema – United Republic of Tanzania
Grade: SB-2
Posting Date:15 November 2018
Closing Date: 25 November 2018
Overview of Functions
Profile:

Under the overall authority of Head of Office and Representative of UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office and the direct supervision the Administrative and Finance Officer, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UNESCO personnel and high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. The Driver should look after the official assigned vehicle in a clean and well-functioning manner that reflects positively upon the organization at all times and advise UNESCO/UN personnel and officials of potential or existing adverse conditions and suggest alternative routes or travel time adjustments.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

 Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by: Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNESCO Personnel and other high-ranking officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
 Ensures cost-effectiveness in the use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
 Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs,
arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
 Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
 Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
 Perform any other task assigned by the Head of Office
Competencies
 Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties;
 Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies;
 Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints;
 Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities;
 Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
Required Qualifications and Experience
 Secondary Education.
 Valid Driver’s license and valid defensive driving certificate
Experience
 2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
 UN or international organisation driving experience an added advantage 
Language: Excellent spoken and written English; knowledge of Kiswahili is an advantage.
How to apply
Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements should submit a motivation letter together with an updated and detailed Curriculum Vitae via email to ao.dar-es-salaam@unesco.org or hand deliver in sealed envelope marked “Driver’’ to: The Head and Representative, UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, Plot 59 Mtwara Street, Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania no later than 25th November 2018.
A WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND PRACTICAL TEST MAY BE USED IN THE EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the recruitment process.
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