Friday, 11 July 2014

LRP Program Coordinator job Vacancy in Tanzania at ActionAid

Job Title:  LRP Program Coordinator

Employer: ActionAid

Duty Station: Mafia and Bagamoyo, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 21st July 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Coordinate strategic plan development and annual plans and budget the Local Rights Program and facilitate their implementation,
Mobilization, organization and empowerment of people living in poverty so that they demand their rights
Initiate and strengthen partnerships with Community Based organizations and other organization that share common objective
Develop and sustain positive working relationship with partners, CBOs and other actors to influence informal and formal policies
Support partners to implement poverty focused community interventions
Work closely with program staff for smooth running of planned activities of the LRP
Track program progress by ensuring M & E is done continuously and reports  written to Head of programs
Organize periodic reviews and PRRPs  
Assess capacity needs of partners and develop strategies to address the needs
Coordinate and facilitate  research and advocacy works on formal and informal policy
Contribute to policy briefs and media strategies that inform stakeholders about the policy positions of ActionAid and partners.
Prepare project concept notes and project proposals for fund raising
Coordinate communities and children in sponsorship activities
Manage human and financial resources to the Local Rights Program

Qualification and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies and other Social Sciences discipline from a recognized institution
At least 3 years of relevant experience
Understanding of programming issues and policy work at state, national and international levels.
Understanding of gender issues in development and demonstrable commitment to promoting women rights within the organization and in programme work
Training in;
Project planning and management
Human Rights Based Approach
Public Accountability
Participatory approaches and methodologies
Governance, Civic empowerment and accountability
Monitoring and evaluation

Skills and Abilities:

People management skills
Monitoring and Evaluation
Resource Mobilization and Monitoring skills
Budgeting and Finance Management skills
Program management skills
Funding proposal development
Good communication skills
Networking and stakeholder management skills
Public Policy formulation, Policy Research, Analysis and Policy Advocacy
Excellent command of English and Swahili

How to Apply:

Submit your updated curriculum vitae, a motivation letter and state your gross salary expectation per month and send directly to HROD and SS Manager, through E-mail:

Closing date: 21st July 2014 at 14.00hrs. Please clearly indicate “Application for Action Aid Tanzania LRP PROGRAM COORDINATOR MAFIA AND BAGAMOYO” in your email subject. We respect all candidates but we can only respond to shortlisted candidates. Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.