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Community Engagement Officer (2 Posts) at ASUTA March 2024

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, March 11, 2024
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Community Engagement Officer – 2 Positions
Community Engagement Officer – 2 Positions at Asuta March, 2024
The Organization of Asasi ya Uwezeshaji Tanzania has secured fund from USAID Heshimu Bahari (Respect the Ocean) to implement a five years project activity that aims to enhance the ecological resilience and productivity of high marine biodiversity areas in Tanzania. The activity will work with government agencies, communities, private sector, and civil society to establish an enabling environment and a science driven framework for sustainable marine protected areas and wild caught fishery co-management to help reduce threats to marine and coastal biodiversity within Mainland Tanzania and the Zanzibar. However, Asuta has been awarded to implement the project in Dar es Salaam and Mtwara seascapes. The following position required to be recruited immediately before the project commence.

Job Title: Community Engagement Officer – 2 Positions
Job Location: Dar es salaam and Mtwara Seascapes
Job Description
General Responsibilities:
  • Undertake a range of project management and coordination activities for education and community awareness projects, including preparation of reports and briefs, coordinating resources, maintaining project documentation and implementing and monitoring project plans to ensure the Heshimu Bahari Education Strategy outcomes are achieved.
  • Create and deliver a calendar of activities such as events, forums and workshops to increase stakeholder and community awareness of marine estate values, management arrangements and promote safe and ecologically sustainable use of the marine estate.
  • Support the Heshimu Bahari Strategy engagement principles and approach to stakeholder engagement, including planning, designing and delivering initiatives that leverage positive relationships and build on shared objectives.
  • Undertake research and analysis, identify education opportunities and trends, and prepare and implement projects, to support informed decision-making and planning.
  • Liaise with, and maintain relationships with other project implementors and key stakeholders and initiate leads in the delivery of education and engagement-related projects.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and manage field interventions conducted by Community Based Fisheries activity and report on deliverables. Also, s/he will play a liaison role between local community leadership, Municipal authority, and the Organization on the course of program implementation in various trainings, workshops, and meetings.
  • Providing comprehensive campaign for behavioral change communication within communities at risk.
  • Focusing on negative behaviors in communities that prevent young women’s participation in social changes, self-reliance, and health services.
  • Collaborate with the Data M&E manager/officer to prepare periodic, field, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports,
  • Prepare Weekly, Monthly, and quarterly reports and consolidated reports to donor with support from the Seascape coordinator.
  • Work with the project team members ensuring training inclusion in key workshops and capacity building events.
  • Collaborating with Stakeholders to ensure smooth implementations of project activities.
  • And other work as directed by the Project Coordinator.
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Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in Sociology, Social Work, Commerce (Marketing), Community Development, and Fishing related fields.
  • 2 years’ experience in managing Fisheries Community Programs in an NGO setting planning, designing, supervising, reporting, and evaluating community for fisheries programs.
  • Previous experience and understanding of Gender policies, community intervention, and women’s rights policies is preferred.
  • Experience working in key population programs is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing data.
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts and other agencies and organizations worldwide.
  • Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multicultural/behavioural groups.
  • Proven leadership skills as well as skills in facilitation, team building and coordination.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Willingness to work overtime for project success in the whole process towards end result.

How to Apply

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV, passport-size photo, and cover letter (only). Through our email address and their email subject should indicate the position applied.

Closing Date
The closing date for applications is 25th March 2024. Each application should include at least three referees telephone contacts must be submitted with the application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
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