Thursday, 11 September 2014

Social Change & Development Officer Careers in Tanzania at WECA

Job Title: Social Change & Development Officer –SCDO 1 (Full Time)

Employer: WECA

Duty Station: Morogoro, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 15th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

Ensure support is given to VSL members to develop profitable IGAs, including advice on branding, packaging and value addition;
Support and or train VSL members to advocate for women’s rights to land;
Facilitate IG women and male counterparts sensitization on women’s rights;
Give support to IG women, men and boys for collective action initiatives for the fulfillment of women’s rights (including IG women’s participation in local-level decision-making processes);
Coordinate spaces/forums for accommodating interactions and dialogues between IG and duty bearers established;
Ogranise ( in collaboration with CBTs) for members of VSL groups to be trained to track public resources;
Ensure that duty bearers at local and national level are sensitized on women’s rights;
Prepare narrative reports (activity based reports, weekly, monthly, case studies, quotaly e.t.c) and all other reports as guided by PC;
Monitor and evaluate all project activities and ensure that all relevant data collected and reported correctly;
Any other duties that may be assigned by the Program coodinator.

Education and Experience

Essential:
Degree level education.
Two to five years of work experience in areas relating to women empowerment.
Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.
Proven report writing skills
Computer literacy
Excellent interpersonal skills

Desirable:
Good working knowledge of local language.
Knowledge of VSL
Valid motorbike driving licence.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates for the above positions should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for, a copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three referees.
Applications should be submitted by Monday, 15th September, 2014 to WECA through e-mail wecamvomero_tz@yahoo.co.uk or through P.O. Box 32 Turiani Morogoro, Tanzania.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.