Sunday, 13 April 2014

Project Development Specialist Career Opportunity at US Embassy in Tanzania

Job Title: Project Development Specialist (Gender & Youth)

Employer: US Embassy

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 25th April 2014

Job Description:

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Project Development Specialist (Gender and Youth) at the United States Agency for International Development. This is a full-time Personal Services Contract position. Applicants who meet minimum educational requirements for the position but have less years of experience in the required field may be considered for hiring at a lower pay grade.

Basic Function:

Serves as a Project Development Specialist in the Strategic Planning and Program Support Office and as the MiSSion's key advisor on the role of women and youth as related to the Mission's Country Development and Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). The Specialist will ensure that project designs effectively address gender and youth and that these issues are effectively mainstreamed into the Mission's programming processes, from the strategic planning phase to program implementation, evaluation and review phase. Manages cross-cutting programs related to gender and youth. Provides support and training to Development Objective (DO) Teams and partners on all Mission cross-cutting issues. Reports on cross-cutting issues and tracks this information. The incumbent also serves as the Mission point person for project development, review and approval processes, ensuring integration of Mission cross-cutting issues and adherence to Agency rules and regulations.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required Is available at: http://tanzanla.usembassy.gov/jobopportunities.html
Note: Hard copies of the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at gate 3 at the American Embassy or at the above link.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1) Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at above link; or 2) A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant's work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3) A current resume or Curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE 4) Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam


The US Mission in Tanzania provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. lndividuols with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted