Thursday, September 26, 2019

13 New Job Vacancies Afya Women Group (AWG) at USAID Kizazi Kipya Project

13 New Job Vacancies Afya Women Group (AWG) at USAID Kizazi Kipya Project | Deadline: 26th September, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Afya Women Group (AWG) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1995 in Mufindi district to implement programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) Most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) by providing support and care. The organization’s strategic plan focuses on four thematic areas: Capacity development, Stakeholder involvement, Resource mobilization and Service delivery. AWG believes that the responsibility to care for PLWHA, OVCs and MVCs is a collaborative effort involving families, community, government and stakeholders.

AWG has been receiving USAID funding from PACT for a five year project since 2016 implementing USAID Kizazi Kipya Project which aims at providing support and care to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), most vulnerable children (MVC) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Mufindi district (Mufindi district council and Mafinga Town council).

AWG employs competent, dynamic and self-driven individuals with strong technical knowledge and skills in implementing donor funded projects while ensuring plans for project and organization sustainability. AWG is now seeking Tanzania nationals to fill below positions for the USAID Kizazi Kipya Project:

Position: Program Manager (1 Post)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Provide overall technical, operational, and administrative support to project staff and promotes an organizational culture where policies and values are observed.
 Oversee project budget including tracking spending, disallowed cost, approve travel request, staffs liquidation, reviews and approve all project expenses.
 Program Manager is the main point-person with PACT cluster office for all Kizazi Kipya Project implementation by the Organization
 Program Manager is the project leader who is ultimately responsible and accountable for timely quality project implementation across all council where the Organization is implementing.
 Work in collaboration with DSWO, DMO, DACC, and CHACC at district level and PACT technical coordinators at cluster level to ensure high quality project activities delivery.
 Ensure preparation and timely completion and submission both financial and narrative reports (monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual).
 Work with data and M&E Officer to ensure that appropriate data is obtained to produce high quality timely reports.
 In collaboration with organization management, mentors project staff (Case management officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case Management Coordinator, Education Officer etc.) as appropriate in project management, organizational development and community development issues.
 Support performance of project staffs (Case Management officer, Health and HIV Officer, Case Management Coordinator, Education Officer etc.) by proactively addressing performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback, and coaching and identifying necessary staff development needs for direct reports.
 Ensure staff is supported to deliver quality results in all project implementation activities.
 Provides mentoring and guidance to the team members and models best practices; advises and trains other team members on organization policies, procedures, tools, and methodologies, as needed.
 Represent USAID Kizazi Kipya Project in public events, stakeholders meetings and coordinate with other donor funded programs at council level.
 Ensure stakeholders’ engagement, capacity building and networking
 Performs other related tasks as may be required

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in project management, statistics, community development, or any other related field with at least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 A post graduate qualification in the relevant field will be an added advantage
 Should have keen interest and competent in develop & write fundable project proposals and resource mobilization
 Competent in project budgeting and budget analysis
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Excellent knowledge of labour issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring project and organization sustainability

Position: Project Accountant (1 Post)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Work as part of a team to implement project activities in accordance with organization and donor policies and procedures and ensure funds are used in line with the purpose intended.
 Review program expenses against approved budget, program report and deliverables as well as supporting documentation to check for allowability, allocability and reasonability.
 Provide grants and financial management technical assistance to program staff.
 Prepare monthly liquidation report for submission to donor.
 Prepare monthly/quarterly fund requests to donor
 Work closely with program team and other staff members in the compilation of data and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
 Daily support and monitoring of all program Financial & Grant Management Aspects including internal controls and Fraud Management.
 Carry out other finance related duties assigned by program manager

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts or Advanced Diploma in accounts
 At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Competent in project budgeting and budget analysis
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
 Performs other related tasks as may be required
 Implement procurement activities

Position: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (1Post)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga

Responsibilities and Duties
 Coordinate implementation and provide oversight of monitoring and evaluation activities in the supported councils, including data collection, management, and reporting.
 Perform simple data analyses and visualization to promote data use at all levels
 Generate and contribute to quarterly or other reports, as needed
 Support cluster M&E staff to conduct routine internal data quality assessments(DQAs)
 Conduct regular data monitoring site visits to caseworkers; review and provide feedback on caseworkers performance
 Review critically reports submitted by caseworkers and perform data verification as needed
 Set up and maintain data entry and management systems including applications
 Supervise data entry by data clerks
 Other tasks as assigned by the manager
 Performs other related tasks as needed.

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in project management, statistics or any other related field.
 At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Should have keen interest and competent in project proposal writing and resource mobilization
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Capacity development experience in project design, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation
 Demonstrated abilities in assessment techniques and analytical skills
 Demonstrated experience in project design monitoring and evaluation
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Competent in project budgeting and budget analysis
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability

Position: Case Management Officer (1 Post)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Oversee case worker coordinators and provide overall leaderships for case management activities
 Share direct supervision responsibilities of community case worker CCWs) with case worker coordinators
 Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages parenting and M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs)and other job -aids that facilitate holistic case management at the households/community levels
 Ensure that case management services delivered address the holistic needs of OVC and caregivers including health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods and psychosocial, well-being.
 Conduct quality step down training to case worker coordinators and CCWs
 Regularly monitor case management activities and use the information to improve case management quality and implementation
 Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and ensure case filling system in developed and maintained
 Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to district executive directors ,council health management teams, district social welfare officers, and ward-level officials
 Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers
in case management, child protection, parenting, etc.
 Map existing community cadres (community health workers, home based care worker parasocial workers etc ) in communities and assist government official to recruit and select CCWs for national integrated case management training for CCWs
 Ensure that all CCWs are oriented to the child protection policy and code of conduct; take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocol to ensure timely reporting
 Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structure including health facilities and child protection committees(formerly known as most vulnerable children’s committees
 Lead the development of service directory for social service (in coordination with the health and HIV services officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
 Ensure that case management coordinators are providing continuous mentoring and support to CCWs; directly conduct supportive supervision to case management coordinators and CCWs
 Submit timely updates to the program coordinators for inclusion in the quarterly, semiannual, and annual reports
 Document lessons learned and best practice for experience sharing and replication
 Perform any other relevant duties as required

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 Bachelor’s Degree in community development with at least two years relevant working experience or A diploma in Community development, Community development and social work with at least four years relevant working experience in a relevant field and
with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Should have keen interest and competence in project proposal writing and resource mobilization
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
 Ability to interact well with all targeted beneficiaries, health care workers,

Position: Health and HIV Services Officer (1 Post)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Represent the Organization and coordinate with the Council Health Management
regarding HIV and health related activities.
 Hold monthly coordination meetings with care &Treatment Centers (CTC) in
implementation areas to support shared confidentiality, facilitate case conferencing,
improve the bi-directional referral system, and ensure HIV positive beneficiaries receive
needed services.
 Support Early Childhood development (ECD) corner at targeted health facilities,
including regular monitoring and supportive supervision.
 Support Community Case Workers (CCWs) to work with high pediatric volume CTCs
to trace HIV positive OVC who miss appointment, enroll them into Kizazi Kimpya
Project and link them back to CTCs.
 Support CCWs to conduct HIV risk assessment for OVC during case management; refer
and link at risk OVC to HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC).
 Schedule quarterly sexual Reproductive Health Education outreaches to teen clubs and
organize HTC outreaches for adolescents with high risk behaviors.
 Work with EGPAF to roll out a supplemental HIV curriculum to CCWs and ensure
CCWs provide appropriate support to HIV positive OVC and caregivers.
 Support CCWs to strengthen the capacity of caregiver to support HIV positive OVC and
ensure CCWs refer HIV positive OVC and caregivers to PLHIV support group.
 Ensure screening of caregivers for depression and link them to appropriate services.
 Support the roll out of evidence based curriculum relating to HIV (e.g Stepping Stones,
Teens, Sexual Reproductive Health Education, Care for Child Development, etc.)
 Support the establishment of a bi-directional referral system to monitor beneficiaries
through the HIV continuum of care as well aa service completion for other health
and social services.
 Monitor implementation, bottlenecks, and performance metrics of the bi-directional
referral system; pro -actively offer solutions, conduct quality improvement activities, and
implement adjustments to improve referral outcomes.
 Coordinate quarterly district level quality improvement meetings with relevant bidirectional referral system stakeholders; ensure action from the meeting are
implemented and the bi-directional referral system is improved.
 Work with the M&E officer to ensure all bi-directional referral data are accurate and produced weekly; use data for decision- making.
 Lead the development of a service directory for health, nutrition, and HIV services in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
 Support CCWs to conduct nutrition activities, including nutrition assessment, counseling,
and linkage to other nutrition service providers.
 Provide continuous supportive supervision to CCWs to ensure provision of health – related services in and referrals and linkage to beneficiaries.
 Submit timely updates to the Program Coordinator for inclusion in the quarterly, semiannual, and annual reports.
 Document lessons learned and best practices for experiences sharing and replication.
 Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the project Coordinator.

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in community health, Guidance and counselling, Gender and development, or any other related field.
 At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
 Ability to interact well with all targeted beneficiaries, health care workers, and volunteers by facilitating a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, and to welcome all clients regardless of their background.

Position: Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officer (1 Post)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Directly supervise Empowerment Workers (EWs) and National peer Educators.
 Recruit and train EWs in the village saving and loan Groups ( VSLP) model and oversee EWs establishing and supporting new group and supporting inherited VSLGs
 Ensure that EWs provide facilitation support for VSLGs to ensure that destitute household members (lower savings levels and interest) are able to join VSLGs.
 Ensure that VSLGs establish community Resources Mobilization Committees to map
community resources for social protection.
 Conduct overarching mapping of economic strengthening service providers in implementation areas.
 Work with district-level TASAF to ensure USAID Kizazi Kipya Project is aware of new expansion areas.
 Ensure TASAF can refer TASAF beneficiaries to USAID Kizazi Kipya Project for screening and enrollment.
 Roll out a Household financial literacy and Money Management curriculum to EWs and ensure a quality roll out to VSLGs members.
 Lead the creation of trade networks and learning and sharing cohorts within industry types.
 Train EWs to roll out a self-assessment tool with mature group; establish relationship with pro-poor financial institutions.
 Serve as the lead for youth related activities including conducting an organisation youth assessment, implementation action item from the assessment ,ensuring establishment and high quality support to in and out of school Teen Clubs, and ensuring delivery of youth focused curriculums.
 Provide continuous supportive supervision to EWs to ensure quality economic strengthening programming and to NPEs to ensure quality youth programming.
 Submit timely economic strengthening and youth updates to the program coordinator for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
 Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication.
 Perform any other relevant duties in the organization

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Community Development with at least two years relevant working experience in a relevant field or holder of a diploma in Community development with at least four years relevant working experience with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Should have keen interest and competent in business plan writing and resource mobilization Presentation
 Training skills
 Income generation group formation and management
 Competent in project budgeting and budget analysis
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
 Ability to interact well with all targeted beneficiaries, health care workers, and volunteers by facilitating a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, and to welcome all clients regardless of their background.

Position: Case management coordinators (4 Posts)
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Supervise Community Case Workers (CCWs) and provide continuous mentoring and support to ensure delivery of high quality case management services.
 Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages, parenting, M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other jobaids that facilitate holistic case management at the household/community.
 Ensure case management services delivered address the holistic needs of OVC and caregivers including health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psychosocial well-being.
 Conduct quality step-down trainings to CCWs and facilitate monthly meetings in the field to introduce new topics, improve quality, and reinforce guidelines and procedures.
 Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and case filing system is well maintained
 Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to district Executive Director, Council Health Management Teams, District Social Welfare Officers, and ward level officials.
 Create community linkage for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers in case management, child protection, parenting etc.
 Assist in mapping existing community cadres (Community Health Workers, Home-Based Care Workers, Para-Social Workers, etc) in communities and assist government officials to recruit and select CCWs for the National Integrated Case Management Training for CCWs.
 Ensure that all CCWs are oriented in the Child Protection Policy and Code of conduct take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocols to ensure timely reporting.
 Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structures including health facilities and child protection committees (formerly known as Most Vulnerable Children’s Committees).
 Assist in the development of a service directory for social services (in coordination with the Health and HIV services Officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
 Submit timely updates to the Case Management Officer for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
 Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication
 Performs other related tasks as required

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Adult Education and Community Development, Social Work with at least two years relevant working experience or holder of a diploma in Community development with at least four years relevant working experience or in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Should have keen interest in project proposal writing and resource mobilization
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills
 Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
 Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
 Ability to interact well with all targeted beneficiaries, health care workers, and volunteers by facilitating a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, and to welcome all clients regardless of their background.

Position: Project data clerks (3 Posts)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga 

Responsibilities and Duties
 Receive forms from volunteers & program officer and punch data into the data base in the place before send to M&E for compilation and reporting.
 Maintain data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
 Secures information by completing data base backups
 Transferring data from paper formats into computer files or database systems
 Verify data by comparing it to source documents
 Update existing data.
 Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
 Performed regular backups to ensure data preservation
 Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to insure it is not lost
 You will be responsible for insuring that the information is entered in to the system in a timely and effective manner ,while ensuring highest degree of data entry accuracy

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 Holder of diploma in records keeping with one year relevant work experience or certificate in records keeping, data entry, statistics, computer application with at least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field in a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Have sense of confidentiality
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Ability to Work to tight deadlines and targets
 A highly motivated and self-driven individual
 A good team player prepared to assume responsibilities.
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills

Position: Office attendant (1 Post)
Reporting to: Executive Director
Start date: 1st October, 2019 

Duty Station: Mafinga
 Monitor guests and inform appropriate employee regarding guest requests for department.
 Develop and manage office files and records and prepare file storage list to enable easy access to files.
 Ensure neat and clean front office area maintain effective environment both employees and customers.
 Maintain all office equipments such as copiers, fax machine and first aid kit to facilitate smooth office functioning.
 Provide external and internal support to electrician and maintain security.
 Helping organize and maintain office common areas
 Maintain records of guest visits in visitors’ log and maintain office phone list to help visitors and employees in all communication.
 Coordinate with various departments and reserve conference room and equipment for customer visits and staff meetings.
 Attend, screen and divert all incoming calls and forward messages to appropriate staff and carry out night office duties.
 Administer and distribute all magazines, newspapers and journals to appropriate staff or library.
 Work with vendors to repair equipment, maintain building and perform AC adjustments or light replacements.
 Monitor all incoming faxes and mail and distribute it to appropriate person, compile outgoing mail and involve messengers for mail distribution to external agencies.
 Administers and inform staff regarding packages supplied by vendors and postal services for timely delivery.
 Assist receptionist during lunch or any other breaks or absences and provide support to front desk operations in office.
 Prepare schedule for front desk relief team and use conference room for various listed purposes.

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Required:
 Holder of a certificate in office operations
 At least three years’ relevant work experience in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
 Integrity and professionalism
 Sense of confidentiality
 Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
 Proven report writing skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
 Good problem-solving skills
 Good negotiation skills

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR APPLICANTS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania.
ii. Applicants must submit signed application letters.
iii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers; and indicating three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
iv. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
v. Applicants must attach their certified copies of;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
Birth certificate.
vi. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
Form IV and form VI results slips;
Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
vii. All applications must be addressed to:
Executive DirectorAfya Women GroupSabasaba StreetP.O BOX 69, MAFINGAIRINGA – TANZANIA
Or via email to
Email: afyawomengroup1995@gmail.com
viii. Deadline for application is on 26th September, 2019 and;
ix. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
x. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action.

NOTE: Afya Women Group (AWG) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified Women and Persons with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Afya Women Group and the partners strictly maintain a workplace free from the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol and therefore background checks on these two aspects will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates as part of the interview process. Compliance with this policy is a condition of continued employment

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