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Director of Coordination At TASAF, June 2020

Director of Coordination At TASAF, June 2020. Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) is currently implementing Productive Social Safety Net Program which aims at protecting the vulnerable poor households from severest consequences of poverty by implementing interventions that will lead to increased household incomes and opportunities while increasing consumption.

Director of Coordination At TASAF, June 2020

The TASAF Executive Director is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian nationals to fill the below vacant posts:

Title: Director of Coordination (DoC)

Appointing Authority: National Steering Committee
Reporting Relationship : Reports to Executive Director
Staff under her/his Supervision: Coordination and Logistics Manager, Technical Support Manager and Training and Participation Specialist

To ensure adherence to the Financing Agreement and Operational Manual in relation to the delivery of the functions of the directorate.

She/He shall:-
a) Coordinate the overall operations of the Directorate of Coordination. This includes facilitating linkages with other Directorates and the office of the Executive Director.
b) Provide professional advice to Executive Director and other members of TMU on matters pertaining to the Coordination functions;
c) Plan and coordinate Capacity Building activities in response to demand from various stakeholders implementing PSSN, Livelihoods Enhancement and Targeted Infrastructure Development activities including implementation strategies.
d) Coordinate technical support activities, plan and provide capacity building in response to demand from various stakeholders.
e) Ensure preparation, compilation and implementation of Directorate of Coordination annual plan and budget.
f) Coordinate preparation, implementation and review of training and participation Guidelines.
g) Coordinate organization of TASAF Management meetings as a Secretary to the Management Team, and ensure production of minutes of NSC meetings;
h) Coordinate implementation support missions with Development Partners, study tours/field and exchange visits.
i) Ensure that there is appropriate understanding and capacity for implementing the social safety net, livelihoods enhancement and targeted infrastructure development components.
Plan and coordinate preparation of progress reports in all units in the directorate and compile the same for submission to TMU and NSC meetings.
j) Be a member of the TASAF management team and responsible for preparation and presenting directorate reports.
k) Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

a) Holder of Masters Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource, Engineering, Sociology or any other development related field from recognized university.
b) At least ten (10) years experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private Sectors of which seven (7) years must be at senior managerial position.
c) Must have a working knowledge of computerized systems.
d) Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with donor funded project.
e) High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels. .
f) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
g) Self motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.

a) Existence of annual work plans and budget for the Directorate.
b) Timely preparation and submission of PAAs TASAF Monitoring Officers reports.
c) Existence of technical support reports by rapid response teams.
d) Minutes of conducted meetings.

Duration of Contract: Terms of Contract is 3 years.
Duty Station: TASAF Head Office, Dodoma.

How to apply;

Applications, enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent to the following address:

Executive Director
Tanzania Social Action Fund
Board of Trustees of PSSSF Building
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Road
P.O.  Box 2719

Applications (In PDF Format), enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent through the following email address: [email protected]

  • Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered,
  • Deadline for receiving applications is 9th July, 2020,
  • Those who will not hear from us, 14 days after the deadline, should consider themselves as unsuccessful.

APPLY TO [email protected]

Also, Job Descriptions and required qualifications for these posts are available in TASAF website www.tasaf.go.tz  

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