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Public Accountability and Youth Engagement Manager at ActionAid Tanzania 2017


ActionAid started its operation in Tanzania in 1998. ActionAid Tanzania (AATZ) envisions seeing Tanzania without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys his/her right to a life of dignity. Currently, AATZ is looking for a qualified, experienced and self-motivated person to fill in the following post:

Job Title: Public Accountability and Youth Engagement Manager

Work station: Head Office, Dar es Salaam with possible travels to the field and internationally as required Reports to: Head of Policy & Programs
Department: Programs

Job Role:
To coordinate and facilitate the planning, implementation, review and reporting of programs that is under the DANIDA Partnership Program that is under implementation in partnership with ActionAid Denmark and other public accountability and youth programs of the organization

Key Responsibilities
Coordinate the development of the DANIDA partnership long term programs strategy
Develop annual plan and budget of the DANIDA partnership program at national level and support local rights programs and partners in this area 
Assess policies and strategies related to public accountability, gender responsive public services and youth development and initiate and engage in advocacy and influencing processes
Closely work with youth focused groups and organizations so that youth programs are promoted
Design and coordinate people centred advocacy and campaign on issues related to tax justice, gender responsive public service and youth development
Coordinate People for Change (P4C) and closely work with Advisors and Inspirators
Coordinate and Training for Change (T4C) programs and work closely with Training Centre for Development Cooperation (TCDC) and Global platforms on developing the capacity of staff partners and governance structures
Facilitate micro-macro linkage of public accountability and youth development program at all levels
Work closely with thematic managers on program quality and joint advocacy initiatives
Engage with Global Secretariat relevant persons on public accountability and gender responsive public services and youth programs
Coordinate partner organizations and relevant stakeholders towards effective implementation of the DANIDA partnership programs
Support and build the capacity of community organizations and partners to advocate and campaign on issues around public taxation, gender responsive public services and youth development.

Undertake periodic monitoring and review of the DANIDA partnership program
Monitor the implementation of civic public accountability, gender responsive public services and youth development programs and the LRP strategy and annual plan
Initiate and develop concept notes and proposals to raise funds for programs under the role and engage actively in other fund raising initiatives
Analyse and identify .potential risks, design mitigation measures and update the risks regularly for programs under the position

Qualification and Experience:

Education &Training Requirements
Bachelor Degree in Development Studies or any relevant Social Sciences discipline from a recognized institution
Training in;
Project planning and management
Human Rights Based Approach
Participatory approaches and methodologies
Governance, Civic empowerment and accountability
Monitoring and evaluation

Essential Experience & Skills requirements
At least 4 years minimum working experience in the social development fields
In-depth understanding of how local government operates, governance and accountably issues and policy advocacy at local, national and international levels
Monitoring and Evaluation
Budgeting and Finance Management skills
Program management skills
Funding proposal development
Activism skills
Public Policy formulation, Policy Research, Analysis and Policy
Applicant must have vehicle driving skills with a valid driving

To apply, submit your updated curriculum vitae, a motivation letter and state your gross salary expectation per month and send to Head of Human Resource Organizational Development& Support Service, through E-mail: [email protected]

Closing date: 17th December 2017 at 14.00 hrs. Please clearly indicate “Application for ActionAid Tanzania Public Accountability and Youth Engagement Manager” in your email subject. NB: Whilst all applications received will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we regret that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.

SOURCE: Daily News 27/11/2017



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