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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT CARE TANZANIA

- February 02, 2018
At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people
live with dignity and security. CARE began working in Tanzania in April 1994, in response to the crisis in Rwanda
and the subsequent influx of refugees into the Kagera Region of North-western Tanzania. Over the ensuing
years, CARE Tanzania has developed innovative education, health, microfinance and environmental programs
across most regions of the country
CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit qualified Tanzanians for the following positions:-

1. FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR based in Dar es Salaam
JOB SUMMARY
CARE Tanzania is recruiting for the role of Fundraising Coordinator, which will manage fundraising efforts,
ensuring the delivery of an agreed target organizational budget in line with the organizational strategy. As the team
progresses towards achieving the in-country Wezesha Strategy (2014 - 2020), East, Central and Southern Africa
(ECSA) Regional Impact Growth Strategy and CARE Global 2020 strategy, a measured, innovative, effective and
timely approach is needed to business development. This will ensure our programmes are strategically aligned, we
increase our impact by building on existing work, new opportunities are identified, developed and appropriately
resourced, strategic partnerships are leveraged, and that CARE retains its position as a thought leader, innovator
and multiplier of impact within Tanzania.
The primary function of the Fundraising Coordinator is to strategically raise funds (mobilize resources and develop
proposal), initiate and manage donor relations, ensure high quality of program design, build capacity on fundraising
and promote gender equality. The Fundraising Coordinator will be a member of the senior management team and
contribute to the overall leadership of CARE in Tanzania, as well as participate as a proactive member of the
regional resource mobilization committee.
The Fundraising Coordinator reports directly to the Country Director. S/he is expected to maintain effective working
relationships with other CARE staff working in the country office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Manage fundraising efforts and donor (both in country and across the CARE network) at country level
including planning, managing and ensuring the delivery of an agreed target organizational budget.
 Develop and roll out donor engagement strategies and support the Country Director and Assistant Country
Director-Program in managing donor and potential donor relations
 Lead on fundraising strategy and implementation for CARE-TZ
 Build capacity of the CARE-TZ team on fundraising, engage with donors, and support proposal
development with partners.
Reporting to the Country Director, she/he will also work closely with the Knowledge Sharing and Learning Manager
to facilitate the documentation of promising practices and lessons learned in programme development, grant
management and funds acquisition.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION
 Degree in social sciences, international development or equivalent combination of education and related
work experience.
Desired
 Masters in social sciences, international development or equivalent

EXPERIENCE
 Minimum of 5 years work experience in either a humanitarian or development context
 Demonstrated success in securing international development funding from sources such as USAID, DFID,
EU, Danida, Norad, Private Foundations and other institutional donors
 Demonstrated skills in: leadership, strategy, analytics, organization, planning, project management,
facilitation, collaboration, decision-making, problem solving and team building.
 Fundraising experience
 Experience in proposal writing and budget development
Desired
 Knowledge of the development industry, international NGOs and funding trends.
 Strong negotiation skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS
 Excellent analysis and written skills for developing concept notes and design documents (eg: logical
frameworks and indicators)
 Demonstrated proposal development experience
 Excellent computer skills including use of: Word, Excel, and Power Point
 Capacity to work in multi-cultural and high-stress environments
 A strategic thinker, identifying opportunities to scale existing programmes, develop innovation and build
mutually beneficial partnerships
 Confident at developing solutions to identified challenges and making decisions
 A strong relationship builder and natural connector - will be part of everyone’s team, bridging individual
units within the country office (field teams, awards and contracts, sub-agreements, monitoring, evaluation
and learning, operations, HR and finance). Additionally, will work closely with supporting roles in the
regional management unit (awards, risk and fundraising), and be responsible for stakeholder relationships
in country (development partners, donors, government ministries, CSO/NGO partners and alliances, and
the private sector).
 Highly organized and experienced in project management, able to coordinate multiple projects and
deadlines at any one time
 Systems and processes focused to ensure compliant award management
 Adept at using storytelling as a means to engage stakeholders in CARE’s mission, vision and values
 Excellent English written and oral communication skills
Desired
 Understanding of financial management and resource allocation

COMPETENCIES
Planning and Organizing; Initiating Action; Excellence; Integrity; Transformation; Equity; Diversity; Communicating
with Impact; Strengthening Partnership; Stress Management; Adaptability; Contribute to Team Success; Facilitating
Change; Coaching; Building Commitment; Developing Teams; Operational Decision Making: Negotiation;
Managing Excellence; Adaptability and Stress Tolerance.

2. TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
COORDINATOR based in Morogoro

JOB SUMMARY
CARE Tanzania in collaboration with VETA has a project to support youth and job seekers to develop enhanced
agricultural, market driven skills and knowledge for improved employability, income generation and resilience. The
Tajirika na Kilimo Project is designed to strengthen the quality of training and enterprise development opportunities
that address agriculture needs for Tanzania’s rural communities—particularly women and girls. 2,600 trainees will
complete training. The three outcome areas are: Increased number of people complete documented and
transferable TVET training; improved linkage between businesses and TVET institute; TVET institutional
development. Prioritizing Women’s Economic Empowerment and youth employment, the four-year project will
strengthen rural communities’ engagement in the development of Tanzania’s agriculture sector, through
strengthened enterprise development, skills, and business linkages
The TVET Coordinator will liaise and coordinate all matters regarding smooth implementation of the project,
including planning, supervising/monitoring and reporting. TVET coordinator will be primarily responsible to ensure
proper coordination between field and office activities and manage program staff for the project. Leading role in
capacity development of project teams, partners and consortium members and other actors to ensure
implementation of the innovative vocational skills and employment programme through agricultural and enterprise
based (apprenticeship arrangements) training with linkage to formal institutions. The TVET coordinator will provide
adequate technical support to the teams to ensure technical quality throughout the program implementation in
Morogoro in coordination with TVET Officers and other head office staff.
The TVET Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Technical Unit. S/he is expected to maintain effective
working relationships with other CARE staff working with other program initiatives and impact groups

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Programme Implementation
 Staff and Performance Management
 Program Initiative Budget and Resource Management
 Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
 Programme development, reporting and advocacy
 Networking, Learning and Representation
 Promote Gender Equality

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION:
 Masters’ Degree in technical education or equivalent with preference to agriculture or economics

EXPERIENCE:
 Minimum 5 years proven practical experience in TVET and skills development programmes
 Experience in TVET and other forms of vocational skills training programs in Tanzania.
 Knowledge and experience with Tanzania National Youth Policies
 Proven experience in managing diverse, multi-location and complex projects.
 Experience in managing staff and understanding the need for regular support and follow up to ensure that
project objectives are being met.
 Experience in strengthening the quality of training and enterprise development opportunities that address
agriculture needs for rural communities—particularly with interventions that support women and girls
 Experience in developing and implement programming utilizing the ‘Learn/Work, Earn and Pay’ method and
SIYB (Start and Improve Your Business) model
 Hands-on experience in micro enterprise and income generation, local economic development, policies and
best practices in poverty reduction among youth in Tanzania
 Experience working in the marginalized communities and understanding of challenges facing youth in Tanzania.
 Line management experience, with previous responsibility for staff, resources, and contracts.
 Commitment to working with vulnerable groups in need regardless of age, religion or gender.
 Understanding of working together with local partners.
 Proven written and oral communication skills.
 Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a multi-location/ mixed team.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
 Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
 Experience in baseline and evaluation of impacts of vocational skills training.
 Monitoring, Evaluation and learning skills
 Excellent representational skills.
 Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
 Financial management skills
 High levels of creativity
 Demonstrated strategic planning skills, organizational and management skills.
 Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and participatory approach and sustainable
development.
Desired
 Strong capacity building skills
 Fundraising and facilitation skills
 Partnership building skills

COMPETENCIES
Planning and Organizing, Negotiations, Initiating Action, Excellence, Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Communicating
with impact, Managing Performance for Success, Facilitating Change, building Partnership, Strategic Decision
Making, Coaching and Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Adaptability, Political Acumen,
Leading through Vision and Mission, Delegating Responsibility.

3. VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT & NUTRITION MANAGER based in
Iringa

JOB SUMMARY
The Value Chain Development & Nutrition Manager (VCNM) for Value Chain and Nutrition will be at the cutting
edge of CARE’s programming on agriculture value chains and it is essential that s/he has the necessary basic
managerial and technical skills to deliver effectively on the Value chain development and Nutrition. The VCNM will
be responsible for successfully planning and executing component initiatives under the umbrella of KNK Project
under sustainable Agriculture and Land Management Unit (SALAMA) of CARE in Tanzania. Developing and
managing partnerships with private entities, (CSO’s) and local government authorities is essential.
The VCNM is vested the responsibility for planning, organizing, executing, monitoring, evaluation, learning and
reporting) of the Value Chain and Nutrition Component under KNK with an oversight from the PC but in liaison with
Partnership Development Manager for the entire Kukua Ni Kujifunza (KNK) Project. Ensures establishment of a
consortium of value chain actors and their sound engagement including provision of leadership to consortium to be
able to deliver. This position will also establish, and strengthen relationship with other collaborators including the
government to support nutrition initiatives.
The Value Chain Development and Nutrition Manager reports directly to the Program Coordinator – for Iringa
Programs. S(he) is first of all responsible and accountable to the Team to provide expert knowledge in Value Chain
Development and Nutrition within and through the team. S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships
with other CARE staff working with other program initiatives and impact groups.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Develop marketing strategies for the key Value Chains in KNK, in conjunction with the provision of effective
business management and marketing skills program to actors
 Planning, Implementation and Technical Responsibilities
 Develop and promote innovative strategies and actions that will lead of increased nutritional outcomes of
the project at local level
 Resource Management
 Value Chain Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting
 Promote Gender Equality

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION
 Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agriculture economics/ Business Development, Natural resources
management; Climate change, Environment, Nutrition or equivalent education and working experience
(content)
Desired
 Post Graduate degree / Masters in relevant field
EXPERIENCE
Required
 At least 4 years’ experience in related development field, out of which at least one year of managing
partnerships.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Required
 Demonstrated strategic planning skills, organizational and management skills.
 Demonstrated ability in building partnerships and alliance building and policy advocacy
 Strong team-building and team-work qualities.
 Demonstrated ability in financial management
 Facilitation skills and capacity building skills particularly applied in community based settings
 A quick analytical mind with the ability to think critically and creatively to resolve problems
 Conversant in MS office Word and Excel
 Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development.
Desired
 Fundraising and facilitation skills
 M & E skills with experience in monitoring and measuring impact
 Partnership building skills especially with private sector
 Working with disabled persons

COMPETENCIES
Planning,Organizing,Negotiations,InitiatingActions,Excellence,Integrity,Respect,Diversity,Communicating with
impact, Managing Performance for Success, Facilitating Change, building Partnership, Strategic Decision Making,
Coaching and Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Adaptability, Political Acumen, Leading
through Vision and Mission, Delegating Responsibility.

4. GENDER MANAGER – based in Tabora

JOB SUMMARY
CARE Tanzania is implementing the Tabora Maternal and Newborn Health Initiative (TAMANI) with the ultimate
outcome of improving maternal and reproductive health in eight districts of Tabora region. Positive maternal health
outcomes will be achieved through improving availability of quality reproductive, maternal, and newborn health
services; and to increasing utilization of reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services by women and their
families. Immediate outcomes for the project include: Strengthened capacity of regional and district health system
managers to effectively plan, manage, and deliver quality gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn
health services; Improved gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal and newborn health service infrastructure;
Improved knowledge and skills of health providers to deliver gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal, and newborn
clinical services; Increased access to gender-sensitive reproductive, maternal newborn health services; and
Improved ability of women to seek reproductive, maternal and newborn health services. TAMANI is a four-year
project which is implemented from January 2017 to June 2021.
With gender inequality being one of the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and with gender
mainstreaming being one of key intervention strategies to fight poverty and defend dignity, gender is integral part
of the program quality and learning (PQL) function at CARE Tanzania. The primary responsibility of the Gender
Manager is to support coordination of TAMANI’s efforts to better mainstream gender at work place and in the overall
program work. Guided by the TAMANI program document and the gender strategy, the Gender Manager shall have
the responsibility and authority for efficient, effective and harmonious integration of gender transformative
approaches/strategies in project work, building of staff and partner capacities in gender mainstreaming and
transformative approaches, facilitation of reflective sessions on gender work, and facilitation of TAMANI’s
participation in strategic gender forums, networks and alliances.
The Gender Manager reports directly to the Program Coordinator – TAMANI. S(he) is first of all responsible and
accountable to the Team to provide expert knowledge in gender mainstreaming or transformation within and through
the team. Secondly, S(he) is responsible and accountable to the TAMANI Program Management Team to actively
participate in their team activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Implementation of Gender Transformative Programming at project level
 Coordinate TAMANI’s communication efforts
 Learning, Knowledge Sharing and Impact Measurement
 Coalition Building and Policy Engagement
 Promote Gender Equality
 Perform Other Duties as Assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION
 Degree in Social Science/Sustainable Development/Gender
 Extensive gender-related training experience, including training local personnel in gender and other relevant
skills
Desired:
 Master’s degree in Social Science/Sustainable Development/Gender

EXPERIENCE
 Minimum 5 years of work experience in gender work with an International Non-Governmental Organization
(INGO);
 Strong experience in strategic planning and policy formulation
 Demonstrated ability to develop and roll-out gender transformative approaches.
 Capacity building and training in gender mainstreaming and gender transformation.
 Developing and oversee GBV initiatives and integration GVB and protection measures into programming.
 Analysis and assessment related to application of gender marker systems
 Negotiating for gender equality amongst power holders at various levels.
 Engaging men and boys to promote gender equality.
 In popular mobilization and policy advocacy at national level and alliance and partnership building;
 Strong experience in lobbying and media work;
Desired
 Knowledge on community development, human rights, project planning and management, administration

TECHNICAL SKILLS
 Very good understanding of gender issues at the level of policy influence in the national scene;
 Able to provide technical assistance in the area of gender, maternal and newborn health, and women’s
empowerment to ensure that programmatic strategies are addressing unequal power relations;
 Highly conversant with Civil Society and Social Movement approaches on gender work at national level;
 An approach to mirror our core values: commitment, Excellence, Integrity, Diversity and Equality;
 Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and government
officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives;
 Strong ability to engage with communities and capability in being proactive to organize gender transformative
community outreach activities
 Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet usage;
 Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures
 Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical
use of both English and Kiswahili

COMPETENCIES
Planning,Organizing,Negotiations,InitiatingActions,Excellence,Integrity,Respect,Diversity,Communicating with
impact, Managing Performance for Success, Facilitating Change, building Partnership, Strategic Decision Making,
Coaching and Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Adaptability, Political Acumen, Leading
through Vision and Mission, Delegating Responsibility
Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly
women to apply

MODE OF APPLICATION
Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email
to The Human Resources Department TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by CoB, 14th February
2018 at 1700hrs. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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