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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Job Opportunities at Sharing Worlds Tanzania (SWT)

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Employment Opportunities
Sharing Worlds Tanzania (SWT) is a Non Governmental Organization working in the areas of Health, Social Protection and Security, Education and Livelihood. The organisation aimed at improving the prosperity and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantage groups in Tanzania. Currently the organization operates in Dodoma Urban, Bahi and Chamwino districts in Dodoma region, and Manyoni district in Singida region. For efficient execution of its duties, Sharing Worlds Tanzania is looking for enthusiastic, creative, energetic individual to fill below vacant positions:


Job Title: Project Managerager
Reports to: Executive Directorrector

Job Objective: To provide overall leadership and management of USAID Kizazi Kipya project implementation at council level and ensures efficient and effective linkages, collaboration and networking with LGA authorities.es.

Locations: Dodomadoma

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Provide overall technical, operational, and administrative support to project staff and promotes an organizational culture where policies and values are observed.d.
• Oversee project budget including tracking spending, disallowed cost, approve travel request, staffs’ liquidation, reviews and approve all project expenses..s..
• Project Manager is the project leader who is ultimately responsible and accountable for timely and quality project implementation
• Work in collaboration with DSWO, DMO, DACC, and CHACC at district level and Pact technical coordinators at cluster level to ensure high quality project activities delivery.ry.
• Ensure preparation and timely completion and submission of both financial and narrative reports (monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual)..
• Work with MM&E Officers to ensure that appropriate data is obtained to produce high quality timely reports.
 • In collaboration with organization management, mentors project staff (Case Management officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case Management Coordinator, Education Officer etc.) as appropriate in project management, organizational development and community development issues.es.
• Supports performance of project staffs (Case Management officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case Management Coordinator, Education Officer etc.) by proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, and coaching and identifying necessary staff development needs for direct reports.ts.
• Ensures staff are supported to deliver quality results in all project implementation activities..
• Provides mentoring and guidance to the team members and models best practices; advises and trains other team members on, organization policies, procedures, tools, and methodologies, as needed..
 • Represents USAID Kizazi Kipya Project in public events, stakeholders’ meetings and coordinate with other donor funded programs at council level..
• Performs other related tasks as neededd

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Public Health, Economic Development, Community Development or equivalent experience. Over 3 year’s relevant experience
Required Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Public Health, Economic Development, Community Development or relevant degree.e.
• At least 3 years’ relevant experience.ce.
• Previous experience managing staff.ff.
• Experience in at least one of the following technical areas: Economic strengthening, Youth and Adolescent work, Case Management, Bi-Directional Reference, ECD, or Child protection.n.
• Fluency in English and Kiswahili..
• Understanding of OVC issues and child protection.

M&E Officer (2 positions)

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate implementation and provide oversight of monitoring and evaluation of activities including data collection, management, and reporting, ,
• Perform simple data analyses and visualization to promote data use at all levels
• Generate and contribute to quarterly or other reports, as neededd
• Support the organization to conduct routine internal data quality assessments (DQAs))
• Conduct regular data monitoring site visits to caseworkers; review and provide feedback on caseworkers performance
• Review critically reports submitted by caseworkers and perform data verification as neededed
• Set up and maintain data entry and management systems including applicationsons
• Supervise data entry by data clerkss
• Other tasks as assigneded

Minimum Requirements: Education:
• Diploma in public health, sociology, demography, statistics, or other social science area; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.e.

Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year experience working in Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting,g,
• Proficient with MS Excel
• Work experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in orphans and vulnerable childrenn
• Experience with DHIS2 preferred other software a pluslus
• Experience with mobile data collection
• Report writing and publication skillslls
• Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
• Ability to work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members..
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 50% timee

Economic Strengthening and Livelihoods Officer (2 positions)

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 members.rs.
• 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.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor Degree or higher in economics, international development or a related field preferred; ;
• 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.s.
• 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. c.
• 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.d.
• Excellent training skills in working with adult learners, particularly at the community level; experience in an appreciative approach a plus.us. • Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.

Case Management Officer (2 Positions)
Roles & Responsibilities:


• Oversee Case Worker Coordinators and provide overall leadership for case management activities.
• Share direct supervision responsibilities of Community Case Workers (CCWs) with Case Worker Coordinators. .
• Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages, parenting, and Md M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate holistic case management at the household/community levels.
• Ensure that case management services delivered address the holistic needs of OVC and caregivers including health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psycho-social well-being. g.
• Conduct quality step-down trainings to Case Worker Coordinators and CCWs.s.
• Regularly monitor case management activities and use the information to improve case management quality and implementation.
• Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and ensure case filing system is developed and maintaineded
• Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to District Executive Directors, Council Health Management Teams, District Social Welfare Officers, and Ward-level officials.
• Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers in case management, child protection, parenting, etc. c.
• Map existing community cadres (Community Health Workers, Home-Based Care Workers, Para-Social Workers, etc.) in communities and assist government officials to recruit and select CCWs for the National Integrated Case Management Training for CCWs.
• Ensure that all CCWs are oriented to the Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct; take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocols to ensure timely reporting.
• Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structures including health facilities and Child Protection Committees (formerly known as Most Vulnerable Children’s Committees).).
• Lead the development of a service directory for social services (in coordination with the Health and HIV services Officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
• Ensure that Case Management Coordinators are providing continuous mentoring and support to CCWs; directly conduct supportive supervision to Case Management Coordinators and CCWs.Ws.
• Submit timely 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.
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.r.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years of experience in field(s) relevant to fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities as described above.e.
• Minimum of three years of experience working in area of case management and child protection n
• Progressive experience in program development professional, and include working with NGOs and Faith Based Organizations
• Experience in developing and facilitating interactive training programss
• Energetic team player capable of working with CSOs and government Demonstrated understanding of the spectrum of OVC/MVC services and challenges faced in child protection service delivery y
• Excellent written and oral communication abilities.s.

Case Worker Coordinator (4 positions)
Reports to: Case Management Officer

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Supervise Community Case Workers (CCWs) and provide continuous mentoring and support to ensure delivery of high quality case management services.
• Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages, parenting, M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other job-aids that facilitate holistic case management at the household/community levels.
• Ensure case management services delivered address the holistic needs of OVC and caregivers including health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psycho-social well-being. g.
• Conduct quality step-down trainings to CCWs and facilitate monthly meetings in the field to introduce new topics, improve quality, and reinforce guidelines and procedures.es.
• Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and case filing system is well maintaineded
• Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to District Executive Directors, Council Health Management Teams, District Social Welfare Officers, and ward level officials.
• Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers in case management, child protection, parenting, etc.tc.
• Assist in mapping existing community cadres (Community Health Workers, Home-Based Care Workers, Para-Social Workers, etc.) in communities and assist government officials to recruit and select CCWs for the National Integrated Case Management Training for CCWs..
• Ensure that all CCWs are oriented in the Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct; take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocols to ensure timely reporting.g.
• Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structures including health facilities and Child Protection Committees (formerly known as Most Vulnerable Children’s Committees).).
• Assist in the development of a service directory for social services (in coordination with the Health and HIV services Officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
• Submit timely updates to the Case Management Officer for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.s.
• Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication.
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Case Management Officer.r.

Minimum Requirements:

• Advanced diploma or degree in social work or other relevant fieldld
• At least 2 years of experience in area of case management and child protection
• Progressive experience in program development professional, and include working with CSOs and other community based Organizations s
• Experience in developing and facilitating interactive training programsams
• Energetic team player capable of working with local communities and government leaders s
• Demonstrated understanding of OVC/MVC services and challenges faced in child protection service delivery y
• Excellent written and oral communication abilities.

Health and HIV Services Officer (2 positions)

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Represent the CSO and coordinate with the Council Health Management Team regarding HIV and health related activities.
• Hold monthly coordination meetings with Care & Treatment Centers (CTC) in implementation area to support shared confidentiality, facilitate case conferencing, improve the bi-directional referral system, and ensure HIV positive beneficiaries receive needed services.
• Support Early Childhood Development (ECD) corners at targeted health facilities, including regular monitoring and supportive supervision.
• Support Community Case Workers (CCWs) to work with high pediatric volume CTCs to trace HIV positive OVC who miss appointments, enroll them into Kizazi Kipya project, and link them back to CTCs.
• Support CCWs to conduct HIV risk assessments for OVC during case management; refer and link at risk OVC to HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC).
• Schedule quarterly Sexual Reproductive Health Education outreaches to teen clubs and organize HTC outreaches for adolescents with high risk behaviors.
• Work with EGPAF to roll out a supplemental HIV curriculum to CCWs and ensure CCWs provide appropriate support to HIV positive OVC and caregivers.rs.
• Support CCWs to strengthen the capacity of caregivers to support HIV positive OVC and ensure CCWs refer HIV positive OVC and caregivers to PLHIV support groups.
• Ensure screening of caregivers for depression and link them to appropriate services..
• Support the roll out of evidence based curriculums relating to HIV (e.g. Stepping Stones, Sinovuyo Teens, Sexual Reproductive Health Education, Care for Child Development, etc.))
• Support the establishment of a bi-directional referral system to monitor beneficiaries through the HIV continuum of care as well as service completion for other health and social services.
• Monitor implementation, bottlenecks, and performance metrics of the bi-directional referral system; pro-actively offer solutions, conduct quality improvement activities, and implement adjustments to improve referral outcomes..
• Coordinate quarterly district level quality improvement meetings with relevant bi-directional referral system stakeholders; ensure actions from the meetings are implemented and the bi-directional referral system is improved.
• Work with the MM&E officer to ensure all bi-directional referral data are accurate and produced weekly; use data for decision-making.
• Lead the development of a service directory for health, nutrition, and HIV services in implementation area; update the directory at least once a year..
• Support CCWs to conduct nutrition activities, including nutrition assessments, counseling, and linkage to other nutrition service providers.rs.
• Provide continuous supportive supervision to CCWs to ensure provision of health-related services and referrals and linkages to beneficiaries..
• Submit timely updates to the Program Coordinator for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
• Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication.
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.r.

Minimum Requirements:
• Advance diploma or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Social Sciences; public health studies is an advantage.
• At least three years’ experience in a field position with an organization in public health or OVC programming; ;
• Experience in developing and managing HIV and social protection referral systems s
• Experience with PEPFAR funded projects in Tanzania
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English, including report writing.ng.
• Excellent training skills in working with adult learners, particularly at the community level; experience in an appreciative approach a plus.s.
• Able and willing to work flexible hours as needed and without constant or close supervision.
• Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills..

Program Accountant
Job Title: Program Accountantt
Reporting To: Program Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:
 Work as part of a team to implement project activities in accordance with organization and donor policies and procedures and ensure funds are used in line with the purpose intended.d. Review program expenses against approved budget, program report and deliverables as well as supporting documentation to check for allowability, allocability and reasonability. Provide grants and financial management technical assistance to program staff Prepare monthly liquidation report for submission to donor.  Prepare monthly/quarterly fund requests to donoror

 Work closely with Program team and other staff members in the compilation of data and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reportsts
 Daily Support and Monitoring of all program Financial al & Grants Management Aspects including internal controls and Fraud Management.
 Carry out other Finance related duties assigned by Program manager.r.

Minimum Requirement:
 Advance diploma or Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting /Finance,
 At least 2 years’ experience working in the finance area, in particular Grant Accounting.ng.
 Working experience in posting of financial data in accounting software.
 Prior experience in working with donor funded organizations and managing a functional level in a busy environment.t.
 Proficiency in standard office computer applications, particularly excel.el.
 Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.ls.
 Fluency in English and Swahili.
 Audit Experience is an added advantage.e.

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position and curriculum vitae detailing your experience with three referees to : jobs@sharingworlds.org

Closing date for applications: Monday May 15, 2017 (only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

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