Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officer at USAID Kizazi Kipya Project
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- Company: USAID Kizazi Kipya Project
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Tanzania Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Accounting Jobs in Tanzania
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
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
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.
How to Apply
. 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 Director Afya Women Group Sabasaba Street P.O BOX 69, MAFINGA IRINGA – TANZANIA Or via email to Email: [email protected] 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