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Job Vacancies at Save the Children, June 2018

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT SAVE THE CHILDREN TANZANIA
NAFASI ZA KAZI/AJIRA


Comic Relief Programme Manager

Child Safeguarding: 
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
ROLE PURPOSE: 

The Comic Relief Programme Manager will provide strategic leadership and is accountable for providing management and oversight of the implementation of the Comic Relief programme and to represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external parties including government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other agencies operating in Songwe and at Dar es Salaam level.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners.Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, HIV/TB and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania.We currently have an operational presence in Lindi, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe and Kigoma as well as Dar es Salaam and we also work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ nearly 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $10 million.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Policy or equivalent fields.
  • Minimum five years of relevant area work experience in leading design and implementation of development programmes (a background in education/early childhood development programming is desirable but not essential).
  • Experience of leading complex, innovative and adaptive programmes within a context of wider sector change.
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs, beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency coordination and experience of representing an organisation to external parties.
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability.
  • Substantial budget holding responsibilities – experience of managing an annual budget of approximately $500,000.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proven leadership skills – previous experience of line managing staff.
  • High level report writing skills in English.

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Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor

Child Safeguarding: 
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
ROLE PURPOSE:  
Save the Children seeks a Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor who will serve on the upcoming Tanzania Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity (MSNA) Program. This program, funded by USAID, will intensify and integrate nutrition support to targeted regions of Tanzania, in order to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age, especially pregnant and lactating women, adolescents, and children under five years of age.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners.  Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, HIV/TB and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania.  We currently have an operational presence in Dodoma, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ nearly 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $12 million.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree preferably in communication or marketing; or social science such as sociology, anthropology; will accept degrees in other fields if there is evidence of sustained experience in the fields noted above;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in social and behavior change related work, including but not limited to strategic, development communications or campaigns, or commercial marketing/advertising. Preference preferably in the field of nutrition or in associated development areas of health or agriculture;
  • Experience necessary in creative, strategic communication design and media/materials development (mobile phones, print and/or television). This includes pre-testing and production of communications materials;
  • Work experience at the community level in programs that require active engagement with families and the community;
  • Knowledge of the public and private sector (marketing/advertising) communication landscape in Tanzania;
  • Experience with the design and implementation of qualitative anthropological/sociological research and /or communication monitoring and evaluation a plus;
  • History of engagement with USAID or development donor funded initiatives is highly desirable;
  • Fluency in Swahili and excellent written and verbal English language skills;
  • Extensive experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa; work experience in Tanzania highly desirable; and
  • Qualified Tanzanian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

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