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Director & National Research Co-ordinator Morogoro

Posted in NGO Jobs in Tanzania

Our Vision
A fair water future for all in Tanzania where water is managed in a fair, efficient and sustainable way to support communities, business and ecosystems.

Our Mission
To work in partnership to advocate for water security and governance for communities, business and ecosystems thereby making an important contribution to achieving the Sustainable water security of Tanzanians.

Who We AreWe are a Tanzanian Civil Society Organisation dedicated to sustainability, equity and accountability in water resource management, formed in 2008 by a group of Tanzanian’s working in business, academia, the water sector, NGOs and the media driven by concerns over their experiences on the ground.

We have a skilled and experienced team with a proven track record in improving water security, particularly for vulnerable communities, and we fulfil a unique role in Tanzania’s institutional landscape advocating and taking action for fair, efficient and sustainable water management.
We have received support and worked in partnership with Water Witness International, USAID, DFID and the Scottish Government’s Climate Justice Fund.

New Job Opportunities with Shahidi wa Maji
Position: Director, Morogoro, Tanzania. Competitive salary and benefits package.
Closing date 21st February 2020.

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The successful candidate will be placed at the heart of efforts to improve service delivery and resource governance for sustainable and inclusive development in Tanzania. They will lead Shahidi wa Maji through a transitional period, developing a new constitution and organisational strategy, securing new sources of funding and building an increasingly autonomous organisation whilst ensuring that the organisation complies with all legal and contractual obligations and continues to deliver programmes to a very high standard. They must demonstrate effective mentoring, training and co-ordination of staff and partners; programme planning, oversight, problem solving and reporting; technical and strategic leadership; as well as external liaison, partnership development and fundraising. This is an excellent opportunity for a gifted individual who has exceptional strategic planning skills, with the experience, energy and confidence to evolve our dynamic NGO as a widely recognized agency for positive social, economic and environmental change – and water security for all – in Tanzania.

Position: National Research Co-ordinator, Morogoro, Tanzania. Tsh 40,238,000 – 51,380,000 per annum commensurate with experience.
Closing date 21st February 2020.
Further details and candidate pack download below PDF

The successful candidate will be at the heart of efforts to strengthen accountability and evidence-based decision making for sustainable development. We are seeking a Tanzanian with the experience, skills and confidence to co-ordinate this innovative, multi-stakeholder research programme, and to support the high-quality evidence generation and learning which is required. The post-holder will be responsible for the successful co-ordination of the ‘Accountability for Water Action and Research Programme’ and will ensure that the initiative has impact and legacy for strengthening water sector governance and service delivery in Tanzania. They will provide administrative and technical support to research partners and Professional Research Fellows in Tanzania to ensure high-quality research design, delivery, documentation and communication of results. This initiative will further develop Shahidi wa Maji’s support role in facilitating partners to implement initiatives to improve governance for water security.