Technical Coordinator

Dodoma, Dodoma Region, Tanzania, United Republic of · Operations

Description

We are looking for a highly skilled, creative Technical Coordinator, to ensure the implementation of the Action Against Hunger Tanzania technical strategy and oversee quality programming in line with Action Against Hunger technical and operational policies.

About us

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.

About the program

Action Against Hunger was established in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2015 and initiated institutional and partnering support work in the context of renewed development partners’ efforts to address the prevalence and burden of child undernutrition. Following a multi-sectorial needs assessment conducted by Action Against Hunger in Dodoma and Singida regions, we launched a IMAM scale-up programme that employs the Technical Assistance and Health System Strengthening approach to enable the district-level authorities to improve and scale-up IMAM. Our interventions aim at also fostering communities’ engagement in IMAM programme and also pilot innovative approaches that could boost the effectiveness and coverage of IMAM services.

You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...

overseeing the implementation of Action Against Hunger’s Tanzania technical strategy and oversee quality programming in line with Action Against Hunger technical and operational policies.

Implement the Tanzania technical strategy; identify new opportunities and develop new projects.

Support technical capacity development works at national and sub-national levels.

Provide regular reports on tasks accomplished.

Represent Action Against Hunger with external stakeholders.

Capitalize on, and increase the visibility of, key lessons learnt and experiences emerging from the Tanzania mission and its programming.

Build the technical and operational capacity of the field teams.

Develop tools/approaches to monitor and evaluate Tanzania project implementation.

Requirements

About you ......

Our Core values.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies

Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Benefits

Action Against Hunger-USA values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger-USA Website

Application Process.

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Closing date for applications: 24th of July 2018.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For further information about Action Against Hunger-USA, please visit our website www.actionagainsthunger.org

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