Job Opportunity at SOS Children’s Villages

Job title: Program Coordinator

SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is an indigenous non government organization affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organization that provides orphaned and destitute children with a permanent home and educational opportunities. Established 60 years ago, SOS Children’s Villages International the umbrella organization, currently has Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. Globally, it runs the SOS Children’s Village Programme which has two main arms, i.e. Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities. SOS has been working in the United Republic of Tanzania since 1991, and implements its programs in the following locations Zanzibar, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, and Iringa. SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancie:

Duty station:  SOS Program Iringa (1 post)

Reporting to:  National Program Director.

The Programme Coordinator leads the program in Iringa and ensure the Program Cycle Management is followed and effectively implemented. The program Coordinator ensures efficiency fund Management, s/he should guide the team on effective fund mobilization and proper utilization. She is also obligated to manage the human resource in the program. S/he should coach and mentor staff under her support to grow and perform in outstanding manner for better program improvement and development. All these obligations should rely in accordance with the organizational standards and strategies

Roles and responsibilities

Lead the planning of the programme in line with the organisation’s mission, policies, strategies and available resources programme documents.
S/he is the Program budget owner in Iringa hence provide strategic leadership in managing the programme funding.
Coordinate the implementation of the programme activities.
Build positive relationships with the community and/or local authorities.
Build a strong network of partner organisations.
Build and manage a strong programme team.
Ensures that mechanisms for ongoing monitoring and evaluation are in place and functioning well.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Bachelor degree in Community development/development studies from reputable Universities.
Experiences in programming management two (2) years must be in managerial position.
Excellent project management skills.
Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must have a valid driving license.

Note: All candidates will be subject to child protection recruitment procedures and checks.

To apply for this position, send your application letter by email describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies make you the right candidate for this position. Enclose ONLY detailed and updated CV with telephone contacts and details of at least 3 referees. Copies of academic, professional certificates and passport size photo will be submitted by only contacted candidates for the interview. This advert can be obtained on our websites http://www.sos- childrensvillagestanzania.org. Closing date is 26th July 2019.

To apply please send to;

The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

[email protected]

Please Note: SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and committed to keeping children safe from abuse and harm, therefore candidates applying for this post will be subject to child safeguarding recruitment procedures and checks.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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