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3 New Job Vacancies at SOS Children’s Village Tanzania | Deadline: 13th September, 2019

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Who we are
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is a local non-government organization affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organization that provides orphaned and destitute children with a permanent home and educational opportunities.

Due to an increased need to support vulnerable Tanzanian children and youth, we decided to bring a dynamic, innovative and resilient individual to our organisation who would lead the fund development and partnership ambition of the organization. By joining us, you would enjoy the most diverse and exciting team and work environment with the opportunity to work on wide thematic areas and interact with diverse stakeholders in Tanzania and beyond. We are member of the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages International, the largest global federation of child care organization operating in 135 countries and territories worldwide which offers you the opportunity to become a global citizen. While all other competitive benefit packages remain constant, we also offer you one of the challenging tasks that would help you maximize your potential and make a real difference on the lives of young children and people across Tanzania.

You are required to interact with team members from Dar es Salaam to Iringa, Mufindi to Arusha, Zanzibar to Mwanza, Nairobi to Addis Ababa and beyond.
See the available jobs vacancies below: 
Job title: Program Officer (1 Post)
Duty station: Mwanza
Reporting to: Program Coordinator
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Lead the implementation of the project as per annual plan
  • Facilitate the identification of the beneficiaries of the program
  • Support communities in the assessment of root causes leading to child abandonment at family and community levels
  • Conduct the capacity building to the beneficiaries of the program
  • Facilitate families’ access to essential services required to fulfill their children’s developmental needs and rights.
  • Facilitate Capacity building of families as well as the community.
  • Keep up-to-date information regarding beneficiaries and services provided
  • Conduct regular field visit to the area of the program intervention
  • Prepare reports to be shared to different levels within and outside the organization
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Knowledge, Skills and abilities
  • Bachelor degree in Social Work, Sociology; from recognized institutions.
  • At least two years working experience preferably with NGO/ INGO in this field.
  • Basic facilitation skills.
  • Basic Knowledge of Gender, Child rights and Advocacy.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Computer skills especially Microsoft word, Excel & the Internet.
  • A good command of both oral & written English
  • Must have a valid driving license

Job title: Alternative Care Coordinator (ACC)
Duty station: SOS Children’s Village Dar es Salaam (1 post)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Major responsibilities
  • Providing strong effective leadership to the affairs of the Children’s Village.
  • Leading the SOS community comprising of children, youth, SOS mothers, supporting the children’s educational, emotional development and physical needs.
  • Managing the planning and activity programs, as well as the financial and administrative function of the SOS Children’s Village.
  • Ensure Child protection and safeguarding mechanisms in Village community.
  • Monitor Children and Youth academics and performances in collaboration with mothers/parents.
  • Representing the Village in the local community, creating local networks that support the Children’s Village program.
  • Being a role model for the children, youth and mothers..
  • This candidate should have knowledge and skills on partnership building with various take holders such as Government officials, NGOs, FBOs as well as with the private sector
  • In cooperation with the Program Director, he/she should be able to design and implement the project proposals in order to enhance resource mobilization in the village
  • A working knowledge on HR and performance management
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Knowledge, skills and abilities required
  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.
  • At least three year of relevant professional experience at management level.
  • Experience in working with children/youth environment will be added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently, self-organize, use initiative, keeps commitments and meets deadlines.
  • The candidate should possess the emotional stability to lead and guide the large community of children and youth, by maintaining the required high standards.
  • A stable social and emotional family situation.
  • Computer literacy
  • Mature personality (male or female)
Note: The position requires the ACC to live within the SOS Children’s Village.

Job title: Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator (IPD Coordinator)
Duty station: Dar es salaam – National Office
Reporting to: National Program Director
Your main task is to diversify the funding base and increase the funding volume of SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania Trust through grant writing, capacity building, partnership and networking and improving contract management.
The IPD Coordinator supports and advises the National Association in the development of partnerships with institutions, in order to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available for national programs. S (h) e works with the Program Team to mobilize institutional funding for SOS CV Tanzania & Zanzibar. He/she develops and implements institutional partnership strategies and is a key contributor to the growth of the funding portfolio as well as day to day donor relationships management with bilateral donors, international organizations, governmental institutions, embassies and any other concerned national or international organizations.

Grant Acquisition and Donor relations
  • Identify institutional partnership opportunities at the national local level (from bilateral, multilateral, international organizations and embassies and foundations)
  • Coordinate with the program team to conduct assessments and feasibility studies that inform program design.
  • Conduct background research relevant for designing projects
  • Coordinate and write program proposals and be the link between program, finance and submit this to potential institutional donors
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with donors by ensuring regular communication, knowledge exchange and effective reporting.

Donor Contract Management
  • Responsible for Donor Contract Management (DCM) of institutional (restricted) grants, including contract preparation, development of consortium agreements, teaming agreements compliance with donor requirements, submission of reports.
  • Coordinate, monitor and assess the quality of donor reporting making sure that donor requirements are met during the project implementation phase.
  • Develop and maintain a mechanism for management of institutional contracts.
  • Ensure all funding files, (electronic, system and paper) are complete and kept up to date.
  • Undertake routine donor contract administration for country programmes including maintenance of records on donor contracts.
  • Establish a close working relationship with the Finance Department and provide advice to ensure synergy in donor budgeting, contract management and reporting.
  • Prepare and submit IPD monthly updates and quarterly reports to the regional office,
  • Strategy Capacity Building
  • Develop and implement an institutional fundraising and partnership strategy in line with the needs of SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania and ensure this is infused within the national plans
  • Review and implement the recommendations of the donor market survey
  • Train and support relevant staff in Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach among other models and approaches
  • Build fundraising capacity within the programme team, by training staff on funding policies donor relations, reporting, contract management, etc

Partnership Development and Networking
  • Establish and maintain regular contact with donors by organizing donor roundtables, face to face meetings, attending donor forums etc
  • Negotiate collaboration with partner institutions and government departments in support of SOS CV Tanzania subject to approval from the National director
  • Assess and where possible develop partnerships and consortiums with other like-minded organizations for purposes of bidding for large donor projects.
  • Represent SOS CV Tanzania in sector level meetings (development and humanitarian/emergency) and other networking forums and use this to aggressively develop funding partnerships
  • Participate in regional IPD networking and training forums and contribute to development of new IPD strategies to improve practice

Minimum Education
  • Master’s Degree in Development/Social Sciences (Sociology, Development Studies, Agriculture economics, International Relations or related field).
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  • We are looking for a succinct, seasoned professional with minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in grant writing and acquisition, donor’s contract management and partnership and networking building, Make sure your letter of motivation mentioned some of the successful proposals you have developed.
  • A thorough understanding of program design and development especially in the sectors of Education, Health, Livelihoods, Gender and GBV, Child Protection, etc.
  • Experience in social science research; the candidate should have extensive experience conducting assessments, evaluations etc.
  • A thorough understanding of DCM, PCM, and training approaches is required.

  • Demonstrate leadership and innovation, flexible, self-drive and ability to work very fast and under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent skills in proposal and report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills with the ability to represent SOS CV in donor forums, develop partnerships with other NGOs
  • Experience of capacity building non-funding staff in ail aspects of funding and contract compliance.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to express facts and ideas in organized manner.

How to apply
If you are interested to be part of this dynamic team and become a change agent then send your CV and letter of motivation to addressing

The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania
P0. Box 80462
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Closing date is 13th September 2019.

Please Note: SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and committed to keeping children safe from abuse and harm, therefore candidates applying for this post will be subject to child safeguarding recruitment procedures and checks.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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