Job at Community Development and Relief Trust (CODERT), Officer


Community Development and Relief Trust (CODERT) is a non-Governmental, non-profit making organization with its Head Quarter in Mwanza. The Organization was established and registered on 23rd June 2005 by the Ministry of Home affairs vide registration no. SO. 13191. For efficient execution of its duties in Implementing USAID New generation program ( Kizazi Kipya) in Ilemela district, Mwanza region, CODERT is looking for enthusiastic, creative, energetic individual to fill below vacant position:

Roles & Responsibilities: 
• Directly supervise Empowerment Workers (EWs) and National Peer Educators.
• Recruit and train EWs in the Village Savings and Loan Groups (VSLG) model and oversee EWs establishing and supporting new groups and supporting inherited VSLGs.
• Ensure that EWs provide facilitation support for VSLGs to ensure that destitute household members (lower savings levels and interest) are able to join VSLGs..
• Ensure that VSLGs establish Community Resource Mobilization Committees to map community resources for social protection.
• Conduct overarching mapping of economic strengthening service providers in implementation areas..
• Work with district-level TASAF to ensure USAID Kizazi Kipya is aware of new expansion areas..
• Ensure TASAF can refer TASAF beneficiaries to USAID Kizazi Kipya for screening and enrollment..
• Roll out a Household Financial Literacy and Money Management curriculum to EWs and ensure a quality roll out to VSLG
• Lead the creation of trade networks and learning and sharing cohorts within industry types.
• Train EWs to roll out a self-assessment tool with mature groups; establish relationships with pro-poor financial institutions.s.
• Serve as the lead for youth related activities including conducting an organizational youth assessment, implementation action items from the assessment, ensuring establishment and high quality support to in and out of school Teen Clubs, and ensuring delivery of youth focused curriculums. s.
• Provide continuous supportive supervision to EWs to ensure quality economic strengthening programming and to NPEs to ensure quality youth programming.
• Submit timely economic strengthening and youth updates to the Program Coordinator for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.ts.
• Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication.on. • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.r.

Qualification and Experience: Education Background: Bachelor Degree or higher in business administration, economics, international development or a related field preferred. Working Experience:

-3+ years’ experience designing, implementing and monitoring household economic strengthening activities working on multifaceted and development programs.
-At least 3 years of technical management experience, including direct supervision of technical teams and implementing partners.
-Solid knowledge of social protection, household economic strengthening, and microenterprise and market development instruments and frameworks.
-Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships and resources for creation of business opportunities, business mentorship and skills training, market access, strategies to strengthen household resilience, etc.
-Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow without constant or close supervision and ability and willingness to travel to program areas and internationally as required.
-Excellent training skills in working with adult learners, particularly at the community level; experience in an appreciative approach a plus. Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
-Age; not more than 45 years

All qualified candidates should send their fully filled Applications including a covering letter, academic certificates (copies) and detailed CV to

Deadline for applications is 16:00 May 2nd 2017. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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