14 September 2017

JOBS AT VSO TANZANIA 2017

  dreamjobstz       14 September 2017


VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive
Fixed Term,
Full Time, 35 hours per week
Role overview
In this role the M & E coordinator will work closely with the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to coach project managers in planning and review systems of their project that ensure strong project delivery. The M and E Coordinator will also work with international M & E advisers to increase the use of a project management system (DevResults) that VSO has purchased to improve knowledge management, transparency to stakeholders and accountability. Your specific task will directly contribute to monitoring and evaluating the VSO projects, through various evaluation interventions and analysis. This analysis will show the impact of the VSO projects and give advice for future direction of implementation strategy and M&E tools and exercises. If you are an excellent programme manager and you want to put those skills to use to contribute to improving the situation of the youth in Tanzania, this is your job!
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Essential:
• Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Science, or related field.
• 1-3 years’ experience in M&E
• Experience in management of data either in government, private company or development organization.
• Experience in training and mentoring others
• Data analysis skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent management skills
• Good communication skills
• Fluent in English.
• Knowledgeable of challenges of working in Africa
• Fluent in both Kiswahili and English
Desirable:
The ideal candidate must be a team player with good social and interpersonal skills and networking abilities. S/he should be able to handle conflicts in a constructive consultative way.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date
26 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be Confirmed
Start date
13rd of November 2017

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Driver
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive
Fixed Term, 1 year
Full Time, 40 hours per week
Role overview
Your primary responsibilities will be to drive passengers, run errands and undertake other logistical requests for the project Office.
Consistently ensure that VSO’s vehicle and driving policies and good practice are followed at all times.
Manage vehicles as requested, including cleaning; checking toolbox contents are complete; daily checks; weekly servicing; tax, entering journeys in the VSO log book at all times, organizing repairs and approving work done with VSO agreed mechanics.
Promptly report vehicle running problems or damage to the vehicle to the relevant employee in VSO’s Administration Team.Run messages, collect pro-forma invoices, from suppliers, help load/unload and transport equipment and undertake other logistic duties as requested.
Drive volunteers, employees and official passengers carefully and safely at all times around the region.Ensure all necessary official documents are available in the vehicle being driven.
Fulfill other tasks from time to time that are in line within the responsibility of the post.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
The candidate should have:
Essential
Full,valid, clean driving licence and significant level of driving experience.
Familiar with and able to undertake basic 4WD vehicle checks and servicing
Excellent knowledge of the Country’s geography
Good understanding of English
Holding of School Certificate
Ability to work well in a team
Able to plan the order of daily work efficiently using own initiative
Able to travel and spend time away from home for extended periods of time
Commitment to delivering excellent customer service
Flexibility to adapt to new situations, with a positive attitude to working in an international organisation with progressive work standards
Commitment to VSO’s values and sensitivity to equal opportunities particularly regarding HIV&AIDS, disability and gender
Desirable
Experience working with international Non-Government Organisations
Experience working with Government Officials
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date; 26 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
To be confirmed
Start date
13rd November 2017

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Communication Manager
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Competitive
Fixed Term, 1 year
Full Time, 35 hours per week
Role overview
The Communications Manager will conceptualize, plan and implement the organisation’s internal and external communications. You will work hand in hand with the International Volunteer who is a Communications Specialist. You will support the specialist in maintaining, updating and innovating internal and external communication to keep VSO beneficiaries and partners informed , next to their presence at and information about events. Next to this, you will also support the Project Communication Specialist and Officer, in cooperation with the international Communications Specialist to ensure production of quality communication materials and information.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Qualifications (essential):
Bachelor or Master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a similar discipline.
Work experience:
Three years of relevant professional experience is required, more is desirable;
Experienced in the use of Management Information Systems;
Experience in developing and implementing communications strategies.
Communication:
Excellent oral and written communication skills, next to editing skills. Also, experience in developing print and digital communications materials is highly recommended;
Sound working knowledge of digital and social media.
Additional:
Experience in practical vocational training or in teaching methodology regarding vocational training is an advantage;
Experience in working in developing countries and the issues that can arise in such an environment can be of great advantage;
Proficient in design programs such as Photoshop and In Design.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date
26 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be Confirmed
Start date
13rd November 2017

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Radiologist
Mtwara, Tanzania
Mtwara Regional Health Management Team
Role overview
We are seeking a qualified Radiologist to volunteer with our health programme in Southern Tanzania. The volunteer will train midwives and assistant medical officers working at the reproductive and child health clinics on how to use the portable ultrasound (Vscan). If you have the right training and experience and can volunteer with us for a period of four (4) months from October 2017, we are eager to hear from you.The volunteer will work in the Accelerated Care and Treatment for Mothers and Newborn (ACT) project which aims to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Lindi and Mtwara regions of Tanzania.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Qualified medical professional, specialized in radiology.
At least 3 years experience in the field.
Facilitation and training skills
Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date; 29 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)

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Research Volunteer
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, VSO Tanzania
Role overview
The ideal person for this position will conduct a nationwide context analysis on social accountability for the youth in Tanzania. The researcher will conduct a (quantitative) desk research as well as consulting and conducting informative interviews with key stakeholders. This consultation will help draw learnings and good practices for future programming. This analysis will help us to make the critical decisions as to where the most vulnerable are, their needs and therefore our choice for the geographical focus in our programming. The findings from this assessment will help inform VSO Tanzania country strategy on social accountability for the youth and will reflect VSO’s people first strategy.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Knowledge on social accountability related to youth is required as a core skill;
Know-how of participatory assessment / development approaches is required;
Thorough understanding of social accountability and governance in order to comprehend the landscape that is reviewed;
General software knowledge (e.g. Microsoft Office), and knowledge of statistical packages such as Excel, SPSS or STATA;
A recognized undergraduate or master degree or comparable qualification (master degree is preferable) in a relevant discipline;
Minimum of 3 years of experience in conducting large survey / fieldwork (data collection, validation, entry and analysis), leading field staff teams implementing surveys in the field;
Proven experience and expertise on quantitative and qualitative methods;
Willingness to travel to field sites during the fieldwork phase;
Good interpersonal / human relations skills.
Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date; 26 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
To be announced
Start date; 1st of January, 2018

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Obstetrician/Gynaecologist
Kigoma, Tanzania
12 Months
Regional Health Management Team-Kigoma
Role overview
The Volunteer will take the lead in the design of specialist Obstetrician/Gynaecological medical services at Kigoma Maweni Regional Referral hospital. The role involves strengthening of services at district/local level health facilities. Improving services and patient management, ensuring a link and good communication between Obstetrics and Gynaecology department and the new-born department and Improving infection control in the wards.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Qualified medical professional (MD specialized in
Obstetrics/Gynaecology) with 5 years experience in the field.
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
Due to nature of funding for this program and the objectives we seek to achieve (South to South Volunteering), only volunteers from Lower Middle Income countries will be considered.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date 29 Sep 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s) will be confirmed

APPLY ONLINE
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