Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Program Unit Manager Jobs at Plan International Tanzania

Job Title: Program Unit Manager-(One Post)

Employer: Plan International Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline:14th Aug 2013

Job Description:

Plan Tanzania now invites applications from suitable, qualified and experienced persons to fill the positions of Program Unit Manager

Job Requirements

Plan Tanzania CSP and PULTP are delivered Key functions

Have a baseline survey at the PU level on data on child poverty in the child rights perspective .

Responding to changes on child poverty status by updating the PULTP in line with the CSP

Ensuring that CCCD /HRBAD and program approaches are effectively understood and applied across the PU .

Ensuring that PULTP and AP budgets are aligned with the organisational vision mission, CSP and the Global strategy.

Develop and implement timely, quality and sound projects

Identify and engage key partners at the district in delivering quality programs in line with the PULTPs.

PU staff are supported to deliver quality programs .

Staff capacity is built and their performance monitored .

Identify skill gaps and suggest to PCD/CMT for capacity building'

Enhance team performance through learning exchange visits among PUs

Staff development plans are monitored and acted upon

Identify best and potential performers for mentoring

Prepare clear staff KPI as per relevant job requirement

Build motivated and high performing team

Reputation of Plan Tanzania national and locally maintained

Create and maintain functional and strategic partnership for delivering programs

Share best practices with partners and within plan Tanzania

Document lessons learnt and scaling up good practices

Prepare and share timely, accurate and quality reports across plan

PU budgets well utilised

Prepare timely and accurate budgets inline with CSP and PUL TP

Innovate cost saving and cost effective programs

Establish and adhere to internal control systems

Update Risk database and work on the AAL as per the internal and external audits reports and suggestions

Monitor project implementations to reduce delayed implementation.

PU sponsor/child relationship enhanced and maintained.

Ensure consistency of information from SC to sponsor

Improve quality and timely sponsorship communication documentation

Enhance sponsor satisfaction through timely-response of queries

Increase income through increasing SC assignment rate


Degree in any related developmental studies

Understand development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implication to community (child) development.

Knowledge of development issue especially those impacting child rights realisation

Knowledge of cross cutting issues of gender, environment and child rights

Knowledge on child right programming.

Experience on project management cycle especially on the participatory approach

Knowledge on people, financial management, Budget and grant management


Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills creating and communicating team vision

Good and sound financial management skills

Problem and conflict solving, People management, Negotiation, Strong interpersonal skills Ability to manage risks

Facilitation, ability to multi - task, Lobbying and advocacy skills Computer literate and Good English language skills (oral/written)

Child Protection

Plan Tanzania is a child centered organization, Protecting the rights of the children is of paramount interest to us. Subsequently, all short listed candidates will undergo a police vetting check for criminal offences particularly relating to any type of child abuse, The successful candidate will be required to sign and adhere to the Plan Tanzania child protection policy.


The above positions carry attractive remuneration as per Plan Tanzania salary structure and incentive package.

How to Apply:

Send applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certificate copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with names of three referees, and their contact to;
Country Human Resources Manager
Plan International Tanzania
Central Technology Building (CT House)
Plot # 96, Mikocheni Light Industrial Area Off. New Bagamoyo road next to TBC P. O. Box 3517
Dar es Salaam,