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Right To Play is recruiting exciting positions below to support implementation of education program in Kibondo Kigoma:Position – Project Officer
Closing Date: – March 7th 2020
Work location: – Kibondo- Kigoma
Authorized to Work in – Tanzania (for Tanzanian national only)
Employment Start Date: – Immediately
Contract Duration: – 1 year with possibility of Extension based on funding availability.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Project Officer will be responsible for overseeing project implementation, effective administration of the project, reporting to internal and external contacts/ stakeholders and relationship management with key stakeholders in Kigoma region.

Project administration (45%)

 Contributes to the formulation of the project strategic plans feeding into the overall country strategic plan.
 Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities.
 Guides Field Facilitators on executing the activities.
 Ensures that activities are compliant with RTP methodology and standards.
 Develops and strengthens understanding of our project management cycle with project staff and partners.
 Participates in the planning of budget and tracks activity expenses occurred against cash projections.
 Completes monthly budget projections and tracks expenditures
Team management and Support (20%)

 Conducts performance appraisals for alldirect reports and provides regular feedback on performance.
 Oversees performance of any contract staff such as security guards where applicable.
 Ensures staff understands and complies with RTP policies.
 Assesses training needs of all direct reports with input from project staff, partners and stakeholders.
 Oversees training delivered by Field Facilitators and observes coaches’ performance for certification.
Networking, representation and partnership building 05%)

 Shares activity plans with local NGOs. CBOs and looks for synergies and opport uni ties to work together. Conducts an assessment survey to determine local Partners that RTP could partner with and initiates partnerships.
 Ensures implementation of Memorandum of Understanding and agreements with local representation of Government and Partner organizations.
 Facilitates collaboration and networking with other organizations, government and other relevant institutions to enhance RTP visibility and project activities and
 Coordinates planning meetings with partners and represents RTP in various platforms.
Monitoring and Reporting 05%)

 Visits project locations to oversee activities, events and collects information to report on performance outcomes.
 Works with school directors and teachers to develop their understanding of RTP’s monitoring and evaluation system as it relates to reporting on children and teachers actively involved in sport and play activities.
 Ensures accurate collection and timely submission of quantitative and quantitative monitoring information according to RTP monitoring tools.
 Submits monthly reports to Program Manager and quarterly to external stakeholders.
 Provides quarterly updates of success stories, lessons learned and best practices to project team, stakeholders and the Program Manager.


 Bachelor’s degree in Education or any related discipline.
 3 years’ experience in project management/administration including managing direct reports.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
 Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
 Strong organizational and delegation skills
 Able to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks
 Strong development and team building skills
 Computer literacy in outlook. MS Word. PowerPoint. Excel and Internet
 Understand project management cycle
 Effective report writing and analytical skills *
 Fluency in spoken and written English and Swahili language (s).


 Knowledge in child and/or adult education
 Knowledge in Sport for Development
 Experience developing and managing budgets

Position – Field Facilitator
Closing Date: – March 7th . 2020
Work location: – Kibondo- Kigoma
Authorized to Work in – Tanzania (for Tanzanian national only)
Employment Start Date: – Immediately
Contract Duration: – 1 year with possibility of Extension based on funding availability.

The Field Facilitators reports directly to the Project Officer and are responsible for the implementation of Right To Play project activities and providing support and guidance to the community team in using RTP tools in the project location.

Activity planning and implementation (45% of Time):

 Ensures participation of partners, children/young people and stakeholders in the process of project planning and implementation of the proposed activities.
 Supports Teachers and teachers Trainers and teachers’ networks in developing their activity plans and schedules, encourages their initiatives while ensuring alignment with project proposal, facilitates their activities and reports to the PO.
 Support schools and partners to organizes and conduct special events activities, play days and sports tournaments.
 In coordination with Partners. Teachers. Coaches and Coach Trainers, evaluates events, provides updates of lessons learned and best practices and reports on progress and challenges as they arise.
 Manages the logistical arrangements for training workshops and events.
 Assesses training needs of Teachers. Teachers trainers and Coaches. Junior Leaders, and partners, recommends the suitable intervention and works with them to develop training schedules.
 Organizes and facilitates training workshops conducted by other program staff and participates in the training as required. *
 Facilitates the training sessions conducted by District Education Officials. School quality assurers and other stakeholders, evaluates them and reports to the PO.
 Handles equipment management and distribution in the assigned schools and community.
 Handles advance payments and manages cash used for the activity implementation.
 Follows up on how partners are spending budget received for project implementation in the location and verifies the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts and reports to the PO.
 Assesses needs for facility repairs and upgrades in the community, facilitates the authorized work and ensures that overall work has been completed in accordance with the approved standards.

Monitoring and reporting (20% of Time):

 Conducts regular field visits with education officials, school’s quality assurers, partners. Teachers Trainers and Coaches to follow up and provide support as needed.
 Participates in workshops/training to partners. Teachers. Coaches and Trainers in the quantitative data collection tods and qualitative monitoring tools and ensures accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to RTP team.
 Provides narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support monthly, quarterly and annual reports to update Country and Regional Office on project progress.
 Submits financial reports related to activity implementation.

Establish and maintain partnerships. (20% of Time):

 Identifies schools and community needs, participates in the selection of partner schools, communities and partners to be included in RTP program in the respective Field.
 Represents RTP in the project location and relevant forums and have regular consultations with local partners, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in the assigned community
Supervision and guidance 00% of Time):

 Work with Quality Assurers to Conducts performance assessment of Teachers. Trainers and Coaches and recommends supportive measured to improve the quality of the program.
 In collaboration and consultation with partners, po and the Training Officer implements a Teacher motivation approach that will be approved by the organization
 Recommends Teachers and Coaches for certification and discuss with the government responsible body about teachers’ certification.


 Bachelor’s degree in Education or any related discipline.
 3 years’ experience in developing and implementing training sessions some of which should have been in senior level working with NGOs

 Experience implementing a development program with local populations in both rural and urban settings.
 Experience in training, leading workshops and teaching.
 Experience with the government education system and curriculum development
 Personal sport and activity background with coaching experience.
 Holds a valid driver’s license for motorbike.

Position – Driver and Logistics Assistant
Closing Date: – March 7th . 2020
Work location: – Kibondo- Kigoma
Authorized to Work in – Tanzania (for Tanzanian national only)
Employment Start Date: – Immediately
Contract Duration: – 1 year with possibility of Extension based on funding availability.

The Driver Cum Logistics Assistant reports directly to Project Officer. The main responsibility of the Driver
Cum Logistics Assistant is to provide safe transport services of passengers as required, ensuring that all passengers adhere to safety regulations at all times. The incumbent works closely with the Country Safety and Security Focal Person (CSSFP) and receives technical advice and direction from him/her.

Driving and vehicle maintenance (80% of Time)

 Provides driving services to staff and other passengers between locations as scheduled by supervisor.
 Interacts with staff/visitors/customers in a professional manner; ensures all policies and procedures are strictly adhered to. ensuring customer satisfaction. Reports customer challenges to supervisor, if necessary.
 Conducts daily checks of the assigned vehicle for proper levels of f uel. motor oil. tire pressure, brakes and water level.
 Performs minor maintenance when necessary.
 Presents vehicle in a clean and tidy manner by ensuring that the vehicle is property maintained and clean at all times by washing both the inside and outside parts of the vehicle.
 Maintains mileage logbook and schedules regular maintenance service with approval from supervisor.
 Maintains all vehicle documents including vehicle registration, insurance, road tax. parking fees, road licenses and others; keeps updated at all times.
 Stocks essential vehicle supplies such as first aid kit and necessary spare parts ready at all times.
 Undertakes errands to and/or from vendors, suppliers and banks as requested by supervisa.
 Reports incidents and necessary repairs to supervisor and authaities according to existing operating procedure.
 Consults with the Country Security & Safety Focal Person (CSSFP) all safety and security matters.
 Accepts the responsibility to be aware of situations that may affect the safety of staff; Updates the CD and the CSSFP on observed safety & security changes.
 Guarantees that products and staff are protected and secured at all times.
 Reports and advises on any risks and/or incidents that may affect RTP in the respective country relating to travel, safety and security.
 Monitas security situations in the road and ensures that safety and security procedures are implemented while mewing in the field.
 Ensures that all immediate steps/actions required by safety and security rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

Logistical support 20% of Time)

 Assists with purchasing office supplies, stationery and equipment and arranges for repair of office equipment to ensure that the office is in good order within the petty cash limits and according to RTP Policies/Procedures.
 Coordinates with suppliers for the procurement of office supplies and equipment.


 High school certificate or vocational school diploma
 Drivers school training
 A valid driver’s license
 First Aid training
 Driver safety training required for the respective country
 3 years’ experience as a driver (canying passengers) with a recognized organization
 Ability to follow a pre-set schedule and create a plan to reach the required destination on time
 Good interpersonal and organizational skills
 Ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization
 Ability to work as part of a team and is flexible and adaptable. Ability to work under pressure
 Understands and perfams safe driving techniques
 Skilled in minor car repair
 Able to drive for long periods of time
 Understands highway code and road rules of the country
 Good oral communication skills
 Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and sit fa long periods of time during daily routine
 Fluency in local language. Ability to read, write and speak English.


 Previous experience working in an international organization
 Advanced auto repair skills
 Advanced knowledge of security procedures in the country

Method of Application
If you are interested in applying fa this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected] and kindly include title you are applying to and your name in subject line. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age. disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment, that support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment Closing Date: March 07th 2020
Resident of Kigoma region are strongly encouraged to apply.