Humanitarian Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (Meal) Coordinator
Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE:
The job holder will be responsible for coordinating Humanitarian Response Programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning efforts in Kigoma and ensure high quality programming for Refugee children, youth, partners and donors. In close collaboration with the Emergency response Manager and Emergency Field manager as well as thematic Coordinators, the MEAL Coordinator will play leading role in coordinating the implementation of strategies to ensure proper planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of the Response projects and the timely dissemination of best practices & lessons learned. The MEAL Coordinator will also be responsible to lead in coordinating MEAL related activities of other for all the projects being implemented by Save the Children (SC in Kigoma). She/he is responsible to ensure that the delivery of the programs is in line with SCI’s Minimum Operating Standards, donor requirement, SC MEAL essential standard and specific programmatic approaches designed by the Donor and Response Quality Bench Marks.

SCOPE OF ROLE: The position is under the line management of the Emergency Response Manager and is directly reporting to this post. The MEAL coordinator will also have dotted line management to the Country programme’s MEAL Advisor. This post has direct coordination role of all program teams to get the monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning tasks of projects and programs performed appropriately so as to contribute to achieve the organizational goal and objectives.

Reports to: Emergency Response Manager.
Staff directly reporting to this post: MEAL officers.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead on monitoring and improving the synergy and integration of sectors to enhance delivery of outstanding results for children and their communities
- Design and implement participatory and result based MEAL system that will generate timely information and feedback to project counterparts at all levels, and to management and donors
- Lead the development of the MEAL plan for all the Awards in the Humanitarian Response.
- Leading and/or coordinating research aspects of the project including taking an active role in framing research questions and development, adaptation and testing of monitoring & evaluation and TORs
- Develop and implement a work plan for rolling out the MEAL system at program and field office level
- Provide technical support to Programme manager/project Officer on implementing M&E plan, Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) & Logical Framework
- Support project staff to collect good quality monitoring data in a timely manner and collect / organize data received for reporting to the country office and area office
- Closely work with the MEAL team in Kigoma region and Dar el Salam based programme staff on the design and roll-out of standardised monitoring tools and methodologies
- Provide technical support for the identification of appropriate indicators and relevant data sources, and the development of data collection systems and tools for the programs
- Coordinate and oversee the development and maintenance of appropriate databases to accurately track data collected from various interventions across program activities
- Building the capacities of field office staffs on the application of the various MEAL tools and providing day-to-day technical assistance to them in the implementation of the tools, including onsite support
- Compile and produce quality organizational reports as per the donor and partners requirements; documentation/sharing of success stories, best practices and lessons learned on a regular basis
- Ensure that regular reports are generated from monitoring data and that findings are communicated effectively to appropriate persons and units
- Undertake field visit to monitor and supervise project implementation, identify bottlenecks and success stories
- Supporting project teams to implement baseline, mid-term and final evaluations, as well as country-level data analysis and participate in formative & operation researches, joint projects monitoring and reviews / lessons learning workshops/events
- Lead on accountability activities, including the development and use of information materials and the establishment of a pilot complaints response mechanism
- Serves as focal person for the implementation of Knowledge Management and Learning (KML) and child safeguarding policies/procedures
- Promote learning throughout the area office, particularly on issues of programme quality. Regularly produce and report on best practices and case studies
- Ensure that children, women and other vulnerable community members are included in all MEAL activities
- Work with communication manager or officer to document and share progress and achievements of the programs in the region
- Perform other duties as and when delegated by the line manager

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:
- Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
- Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
- Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
- Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- BA/MSc degree in an area of social work or any other related fields.
- At least 4 years experience of working in M&E with experience of developing M&E plans, training staff, capacity building, quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting and/or other aspects of M&E in both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: Education in Emergencies, CPiE, Child rights governance, , Health and Nutrition, and emergencies
- Experience in setting up and managing M&E systems, preferably in NGO setting
- Knowledge and/or experience of working on accountability initiatives, such as child participation, information sharing and complaints response mechanisms.
- MS Office applications, Word, Excel, Power Point, Spread sheets and other Statistical software
- Ability and willingness to travel to field sites and work in remote locations, often for prolonged periods of time
- Experience in and proven ability to support, train and mentor staff and partners in monitoring and evaluation methodology
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
- Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets
- Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
- Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods
- Fluency in English, Kiswahili (both verbal and written) French and Kirundi will be an added advantage.
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children strategy, vision, mission, values and principles, good understanding and commitment to principles of child rights and child protection

Location: Kigoma Region, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Tuesday 24 April 2018

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NAFASI YA KAZICARE TANZANIA

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND:
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. Operating in Tanzania since 1994, CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty is overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women. and girls to exercise their rights.


CARE Tanzania seeks a Program Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) coordinator for Ardhi Yetu Program activities. The overall objective of Ardhi Yetu programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society at local and national levels to hold land's sector duty bearers (including government and private sector) accountable while advocating for the rights of small scale farmers and pastoralists through climate change and resilience lenses. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the MEAL Coordinator will directly report to the Ardhi Yetu Program Coordinator. ·

Specific Responsibilities

Ensure the alignment of M&E activities with program goals and contribute to the development of annual work plans to identify project's targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities.
Develop and implement effective monitoring and evaluation tools and approaches to demonstrate the effectiveness of project interventions.
Monitor project activities and tracking these activities against the results framework.
Conduct field visits for data validation, to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets.
Coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data. Capture and document lessons learned; champion the scaling up best practices.
Ensure timely and accurate submission of project activities to donor, including progress against targets set in the award agreement and annual work plan, quarterly, and annual reports.
Provide technical leadership and support to project and partner staff in planning and implementing M&E systems and activities, data-based program decision-making, and results reporting.
Support the program Coordinator in coordinating the mid-term and final project evaluations.

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Master's Degree in a relevant field (community development, rural development, demography, statistics, or any related field , etc.)
Minimum of five (5) years' professional experience and demonstrated practical skills in M&E of donorfunded development programs. .
Technical capacities to be able to monitor and evaluate policy processes, private sector engagement and CSO engagement as well as monitoring and articulating vertical linkages.
Previous experience supporting land and pastoralists related programming is an advantage but not a requirement
Strong knowledge of data collection, M&E methodology data analysis and synthesis, performance evaluation and correction, reporting requirements and report writing.
Demonstrated capacity to use project M&E to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision making.
Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral fluency in English.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women to apply

MODE OF APPLICATION
Only a letter of application and CV without supporting documents such as certificates should be sent by email to Human Resources Department [email protected] by Close of the business on 26th February 2018 at 1700hrs.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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NAFASI YA KAZI PLAN INTERNATIONAL


Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Accountability

ROLE PURPOSE
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.
We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

MEAL Coordinator will lead on the design, implementation and management of a monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning framework for all of the Child Protection, Education, Youths programs (and other projects as requested). MEAL Coordinator will support Emergency Response Manager and the team in the use of program evidence and learning for decision making, accountability and continual improvement of overall programs, advocacy and popular mobilization.
The MEAL Coordinator develops the missions MEAL action plans in accordance with PLAN INTERNATIONAL operation frameworks. She/he will ensure that each plans is properly understood and implemented by each team members
The MEAL Coordinator provides methodological support to all the program teams. S/he also guarantees the quality and the relevance of any monitoring activities and internal evaluations carried out on the mission, together with any recommendations and analysis provided.

DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
• MEAL Coordinator will be directly report to Emergency Response Manager in Kibondo.
• The role will supervise MEAL Officers in Kibondo
• The MEAL Coordinator will closely work with Child protection, Youths, Education, Finance and Logistic departments,
• MEAL Coordinator will work with government and other partners at all levels, children and young people, parents, community, donors, consultants and other NGOs
• Will represent Plan International at Inter Agency Feedback Mechanism meetings.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Developing and implementing the overall programme monitoring framework, including: rapid assessment and baseline tools, project specific monitoring tools, approaches, staff and team responsibilities and
• Frequency of monitoring and evaluation activities
• Supporting the team to provide lesson learnt through implementation of various projects
• Ensure documentation and sharing of Plan’s work across Plan International – nationally, regionally and at Global level.
• Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Essential

• Demonstrable expertise in implementing community-based child protection responses
• Experience and knowledge in developing and use various M&E methods and tools
• Familiar with data management software such as Excel, SPSS, Stata, Kobo, Magpi and ODK
• Significant experience of undertaking a MEAL related role in an humanitarian context
• Previous experience of managing a team and managing projects
• Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
• Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations
• Experience of training and capacity building
• Some experience of representation and ability to represent PLAN INTERNATIONAL effectively in external forums.

• Knowledge of institutional donors and experience of developing proposals
• Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.
• Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
• The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
• Quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis tools
• Proven track record and experience in developing M&E plan, systems and database using MS office applications (Excel or Access)
• Strong knowledge and proven experience on developing and analyzing logical and conceptual framework
• Ability to train partners and staff on developing and maintaining the M&E system
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
• Demonstrable understanding of and commitment to promoting gender equity and the interests of marginalized people
• Ability to manage complex workloads and deliver work to tight deadlines
• Extracts and analyses relevant findings from research, assessments and evaluation studies for their implications to programming and disseminates these to appropriate audiences, including children and refugees, in reader-friendly formats

Desirable
• Familiarity with Core humanitarian standards, Child Protection Minimum Standards and International Network for Education in Emergencies (Minimum Standards for Education)
• Excellent knowledge of inclusive, community-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management with a strong understanding of gender and protection considerations
• University degree preferably in international development, statistics, social work, social sciences, demography or related field. Advance degree is an advantage
• Fluency in English required and knowledge of Kiswahili, Kirundi and French will be favorably viewed
• Significant monitoring and evaluation experience (4 years+) in humanitarian or development contexts
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a diverse team and manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships

CHILD PROTECTION
Plan International Tanzania is a child centered organization. Protecting the rights of the children is of paramount interest to us. Subsequently, all short listed candidates will undergo a police vetting check for criminal offences particularly relating to any type of child abuse. The successful candidate will be required to sign and adhere to the Plan Tanzania child protection policy.

REMUNERATION
The above positions carry attractive remuneration as per Plan International Tanzania salary structure and incentive package.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Plan International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certificate copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with names of three referees, and their contact. Therefore all applications should be sent to [email protected] not later than 13th February, 2018.

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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
• Skills;
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Budgeting and Finance Management skills
• Program management skills
• Funding proposal development
• Activism skills
• Public Policy formulation, Policy Research, Analysis and Policy
• Advocacy
• Applicant must have vehicle driving skills with a valid driving
• License
 
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: 17thDecember2017 at 14.00hrs. 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.
 
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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: Governance & Accountability Coordinator 
Work station:Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Reports to:Head of Policy & Programs
Department:Programs

Job Role:
To coordinate and facilitate the planning, implementation, review and reporting of
the Program

Objective Plan (POP) and other governance and accountability programs of the country program
Key Responsibilities
•Develop Program Objective Plan and its detailed annual plan and budget
•Assess policies and strategies related to public and corporate accountability and propose
advocacy and influencing areas 
•Facilitate  the  planning  of  Tax  Power  Campaign  processes  in  line  with  the  Campaign  Strategy
•Work   closely   with   Head   of   Program   on   program   that   promote   peoples’   political  
participation in decision making processes in governance structures
•Work  closely  with  the  partners,  program  team  and  the  ActionAid  Denmark  (AADK)  focal  person
•Work   closely   with   Head   of   Program   on   program   that   promote   pe
oples’   political   participation in decision making processes in governance structures
•Work  closely  with  the  partners,  program  team  and  the  ActionAid  Denmark  (AADK)  focal  person
•Work  closely  in  relation  to  People  for  Change  (P4C)  and  Training  for  Change  (T
4C) programs  and  collaborate  with  the  P4C  coordinator  specifically  on  capacity  building  plan 
for partners and responsible staff
•Coordinate    partner    organizations    and    relevant    stakeholders    towards    effective   
implementation of the POP
•Facilitate mobilization of partners and build alliance towards effective implementation of
the Tax Power Campaign
•Undertake periodic monitoring and review of the POP and the Tax Justices works
•Prepare  and  organize  monthly  and  quarterly  and  annual  report  of  the  POP  and  the  tax 
Justice Power performance
•Analyze and  identify  potential  risks  and  design  mitigation  measures  and  update  the  risks 

Qualification and Experience:
Essential Experience & Skills requirements
•At least 3 years minimum working experience in the social development fields
•In-depth   understanding   of   how   local   government   operates,   governance   and  
accountably issues and policy work at local, national and international levels
•Skills;
•Monitoring and Evaluation
•Budgeting and Finance Management skills
•Program management skills
•Funding proposal development
•Activism skills
•Public Policy formulation, Policy Research, Analysis and Policy Advocacy
•Applicant must have vehicle driving skills with avalid driving License

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

To apply, submit your updated curriculum vitae, a motivation letter and state your gross
salary expectation per month and send to Head of HROD & SS, through E-mail:
[email protected] ;  Closing date: 09th November2017 at 14.00hrs. Please clearly indicate “Application for
ActionAid Tanzania Governance & Accountability Coordinator” 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 candidate

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL )
Coordinator Child Protection program

*CHILD SAFEGUARDING:*
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder
to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

*ROLE PURPOSE: *
MEAL Coordinator for the Child Protection program in Zanzibar field
office will lead on the design, implementation and management of a
monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning framework for all of
the Child Protection projects (and other projects in Zanzibar as
requested). MEAL Coordinator will support the Zanzibar representative,
Child Protection Program Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation
Specialist in the use of program evidence and learning for decision
making, accountability and continual improvement of overall programs,
advocacy and popular mobilization.

*Reporting Structure*
MEAL Coordinator for Child Protection will be directly line managed by
the MEAL Specialist in Dar es Salaam with dotted line management by the
Zanzibar Child Protection/ Child Rights Governance (CRG) Program
Manager. The MEAL Coordinator for the Child protection program will
closely work with the Department of Program Development and Quality as
well as the Department of Program implementation in Dar es Salaam, Save
the Children Member Technical Advisors, Award Management Unit,
Communication, Advocacy and Finance Team. Externally, the MEAL
Coordinator will work with government and other partners at all levels,
children and young people, parents, community, donors, consultants other
NGOs and academics. 

*SCOPE OF ROLE: *
*Reports to: *MEAL Specialist in Dar es Salaam with dotted line
management by the Zanzibar Child Protection/ CRG Program Manager.

*Dimensions*:
*Staff directly reporting to this post: Child Protection MEAL Assistant
(tbc)*

*KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:*
  * Contributes to design and implements MEAL frameworks for projects in
    Zanzibar, with priority given to the SIDA projects and other child
    protection projects to ensure the frameworks meet all SCI child
    protection and other technical global requirements. The MEAL
    frameworks for Zanzibar should at the same time be in alignment with
    the overall program, donor and partner information needs.
  * Leads implementation of the MEAL pilot for the   VAC projects in
    Zanzibar: monitoring on program indicators and minimum quality
    standards for all program activities and reporting in accordance
    with them; establish accountability mechanism to gather/respond to
    feedback from beneficiaries (with particular emphasis on children’s
    participation); set up learning mechanisms (explore research,
    evaluation and learning needs and organise capacity building sessions).
  * In close collaboration with MEAL Specialist documents learning from
    implementation of the MEAL work in Child Protection in Zanzibar
  * Based on MEAL pilot learning, contributes to development of Tanzania
    MEAL Strategy.
  * Conducts periodic MEAL self-assessments in collaboration with PDQ
    team and designs action plans in agreement with Child Protection and
    Zanzibar Program Manager and Program staff.
  * In close collaboration with MEAL Specialist, develops project MEAL
    Plans in line with SCI standards, and leads on implementation of
    MEAL Plans and budgets; including development of quality data
    collection tools, data storage and validation mechanisms and
    reporting tools, for all projects in Zanzibar.
  * Provides necessary training and on-job support and supervision to
    staff and/or partners on use of the relevant MEAL tools and
    documentation of work.
  * Leads on timely compilation, analysis, synthesis and quality
    internal and external reporting of all projects using SCI Child
    Protection and other relevant Global Indicators, minimum standards
    and MEAL Plans.
  * Coordinates timely submission of data from partners and other
    program staff.  Maintains and updates data software and the output
    trackers for all relevant data.
  * Continually strengthens monitoring and evaluation of projects as per
    Save the Children Theory of Change as well as donor requirements.
  * Contributes to design and implementation of periodic evaluation
    activities in line with the SCI Evaluation Guidelines including
    baseline surveys, research and evaluations in Zanzibar.
  * Supports the implementation of a data management system to inform
    planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects.
  * Supports Zanzibar Programme Manager, Child Protection Program
    Manager and programme team in the regular analysis and use of data
    for decision making, management and learning, and advocacy and
    popular mobilization activities.
  * Undertakes regular visits to field locations to support and
    implement MEAL processes.
  * Ensures that SCI Global Indicators and MEAL needs are incorporated
    into new child protection and other proposals relating to Zanzibar.
  * Participates in planning and budgeting of MEAL components in the new
    proposals (3-10% of the total budget of development projects and
    5-10% for the humanitarian projects).

*Emergency Responsibilities *

Save the Children Tanzania (SCI) will respond to any emergency
situations that puts at great risk the survival, protection, and
well-being of significant numbers of children, resulting from natural
disasters, conflicts, population movements and where particularly
vulnerable communities are found to be in acute need. In executing an
emergency response, SCI will endeavour to respond within 72 hours of a
sudden catastrophic event. With this SCI through the line manager at any
point of emergency may assign the post holder with emergency
responsibility role outside of the normal JD or area of work if
required, however no staff will be forced against their will to work
anywhere that they deem unsafe or insecure.

*Child Safeguarding Responsibilities*
The post holder has the responsibility to fully understand the
provisions of Child Safeguarding Policy and its 3 complimentary policies
(Child Participation, Local Procedures and Reporting Abuse); to conduct
him/herself in accordance with the Policy rules and to ensure that the
way the work is carried out does not put children at risk.


*SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)*
*Accountability:*
  * Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources
    efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  * Holds the broader team and partners accountable to deliver on their
    responsibilities

*Ambition:*
  * Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and take
    responsibility for their own personal development
  * Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

*Collaboration:*
  * Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains
    effective relationships with colleagues, managers, members and
    external partners and supporters
  * Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work
    cross-culturally.

*Creativity:*
  * Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  * Willing to take disciplined risks

*Integrity:*
  * Honest, encourages openness and transparency

  * Commitment to Save the Children values

 
*QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE*
  * Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s vision,
    mission and values including rights-based approaches

  * At least 3 years of Experience in developing M&E systems for
    multi-partner, multi-site programmes and partners
  * University bachelor or higher degree in program monitoring and
    evaluation, sociology, social science or any related fields
  * Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation, audits, reviews
    related to Child Protection programmes, with practical experience of
    developing real time evaluations, assessment systems and researches
    and also undertaking evaluations or participating in/leading
    evaluation/review/research teams
  * Demonstrable understanding of planning, monitoring, evaluation and
    accountability initiatives
  * Skills in designing and implementing information management
  * Good organisational skills, evidence of organised and systematic
    approach to work and information management.
  * Experience in capacity building.
  * Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, and ability to work
    under pressure
  * Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  * Excellent verbal and written skills in Swahili language and good
    written and spoken English
  * Strong computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel and
    Word, and ability to use computer programs to collect, document and
    share assessment and monitoring results
  * Ability and willingness to travel to project locations across Tanzania.
  * Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values
    and principles.

  * Fluency in written and spoken English.
Location: Zanzibar field office / Child Protection, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time*
Closing date: *Saturday 15 July 2017*
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL ) Coordinator Child Protection program

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

ROLE PURPOSE:
MEAL Coordinator for the Child Protection program in Zanzibar field office will lead on the design, implementation and management of a monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning framework for all of the Child Protection projects (and other projects in Zanzibar as requested). MEAL Coordinator will support the Zanzibar representative, Child Protection Program Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in the use of program evidence and learning for decision making, accountability and continual improvement of overall programs, advocacy and popular mobilization.

Reporting Structure
MEAL Coordinator for Child Protection will be directly line managed by the MEAL Specialist in Dar es Salaam with dotted line management by the Zanzibar Child Protection/ Child Rights Governance (CRG) Program Manager. The MEAL Coordinator for the Child protection program will closely work with the Department of Program Development and Quality as well as the Department of Program implementation in Dar es Salaam, Save the Children Member Technical Advisors, Award Management Unit, Communication, Advocacy and Finance Team. Externally, the MEAL Coordinator will work with government and other partners at all levels, children and young people, parents, community, donors, consultants other NGOs and academics. 

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MEAL Specialist in Dar es Salaam with dotted line management by the Zanzibar Child Protection/ CRG Program Manager.

Dimensions:
Staff directly reporting to this post: Child Protection MEAL Assistant (tbc)

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Contributes to design and implements MEAL frameworks for projects in Zanzibar, with priority given to the SIDA projects and other child protection projects to ensure the frameworks meet all SCI child protection and other technical global requirements. The MEAL frameworks for Zanzibar should at the same time be in alignment with the overall program, donor and partner information needs.
Leads implementation of the MEAL pilot for the   VAC projects in Zanzibar: monitoring on program indicators and minimum quality standards for all program activities and reporting in accordance with them; establish accountability mechanism to gather/respond to feedback from beneficiaries (with particular emphasis on children’s participation); set up learning mechanisms (explore research, evaluation and learning needs and organise capacity building sessions).
In close collaboration with MEAL Specialist documents learning from implementation of the MEAL work in Child Protection in Zanzibar
Based on MEAL pilot learning, contributes to development of Tanzania MEAL Strategy.
Conducts periodic MEAL self-assessments in collaboration with PDQ team and designs action plans in agreement with Child Protection and Zanzibar Program Manager and Program staff.
In close collaboration with MEAL Specialist, develops project MEAL Plans in line with SCI standards, and leads on implementation of MEAL Plans and budgets; including development of quality data collection tools, data storage and validation mechanisms and reporting tools, for all projects in Zanzibar.
Provides necessary training and on-job support and supervision to staff and/or partners on use of the relevant MEAL tools and documentation of work.
Leads on timely compilation, analysis, synthesis and quality internal and external reporting of all projects using SCI Child Protection and other relevant Global Indicators, minimum standards and MEAL Plans.
Coordinates timely submission of data from partners and other program staff.  Maintains and updates data software and the output trackers for all relevant data.
Continually strengthens monitoring and evaluation of projects as per Save the Children Theory of Change as well as donor requirements.
Contributes to design and implementation of periodic evaluation activities in line with the SCI Evaluation Guidelines including baseline surveys, research and evaluations in Zanzibar.
Supports the implementation of a data management system to inform planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects.
Supports Zanzibar Programme Manager, Child Protection Program Manager and programme team in the regular analysis and use of data for decision making, management and learning, and advocacy and popular mobilization activities.
Undertakes regular visits to field locations to support and implement MEAL processes.
Ensures that SCI Global Indicators and MEAL needs are incorporated into new child protection and other proposals relating to Zanzibar.
Participates in planning and budgeting of MEAL components in the new proposals (3-10% of the total budget of development projects and 5-10% for the humanitarian projects).

Emergency Responsibilities
Save the Children Tanzania (SCI) will respond to any emergency situations that puts at great risk the survival, protection, and well-being of significant numbers of children, resulting from natural disasters, conflicts, population movements and where particularly vulnerable communities are found to be in acute need. In executing an emergency response, SCI will endeavour to respond within 72 hours of a sudden catastrophic event. With this SCI through the line manager at any point of emergency may assign the post holder with emergency responsibility role outside of the normal JD or area of work if required, however no staff will be forced against their will to work anywhere that they deem unsafe or insecure.

Child Safeguarding Responsibilities
The post holder has the responsibility to fully understand the provisions of Child Safeguarding Policy and its 3 complimentary policies (Child Participation, Local Procedures and Reporting Abuse); to conduct him/herself in accordance with the Policy rules and to ensure that the way the work is carried out does not put children at risk.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the broader team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities

Ambition:
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and take responsibility for their own personal development
Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, managers, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Commitment to Save the Children values

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s vision, mission and values including rights-based approaches
At least 3 years of Experience in developing M&E systems for multi-partner, multi-site programmes and partners
University bachelor or higher degree in program monitoring and evaluation, sociology, social science or any related fields
Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation, audits, reviews related to Child Protection programmes, with practical experience of developing real time evaluations, assessment systems and researches and also undertaking evaluations or participating in/leading evaluation/review/research teams
Demonstrable understanding of planning, monitoring, evaluation and accountability initiatives
Skills in designing and implementing information management
Good organisational skills, evidence of organised and systematic approach to work and information management.
Experience in capacity building.
Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, and ability to work under pressure
Proven analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written skills in Swahili language and good written and spoken English
Strong computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel and Word, and ability to use computer programs to collect, document and share assessment and monitoring results
Ability and willingness to travel to project locations across Tanzania.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

Fluency in written and spoken English.
Location: Zanzibar field office / Child Protection, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Saturday 15 July 2017

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 Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) assistant

Child Safeguarding:
Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

ROLE PURPOSE:
Under direct supervision of the MEAL Coordinator, the MEAL Officer will support Project Officers , partner staffs and Community Facilitators in data consolidation and management and quality management; undertake MEAL related activities and implements an appropriate monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

Systems for successful delivery and attainment of project goal and objectives.
S/he ensures that strong MEAL system is in place so that the implementation of the programs is of high
quality and accountable to beneficiaries, partners and donors

SCOPE OF ROLE.
Reports to:  MEAL Coordinator 
Staff directly reporting to this post: N/A

KEY  DUTIES &  RESPONSIBILITIES
-        Work with MEAL Coordinator to provide training to concerned program staff on the use of MEAL system; conduct rapid assessments and   and trend analysis of field-based programs to monitor program activity.
-        In collaboration with  project officers will  manage and administer all  prgramme’s

related  baseline survey starting from data collection, compiling of  data and write reports accordingly
-        Contributes to design and implementation of periodic evaluation activities including baseline surveys, research and evaluations in the area of health.
-        Collect good quality monitoring data in a timely manner and organize data received for reporting to the Programme Coordinator and MEAL Manager.
-        Work with MEAL Coordinator to produce monitoring checklists and conduct quarterly joint field process monitoring, quality assessment and data validation, and provide feedbacks and recommendations for timely improvement
-        Work with MEAL Coordinator to develop capacity of local communities, partners and staff on the programme M&E framework, data management, and data analysis and results‐oriented programming, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and reporting systems
-        Ensure that children, women and other vulnerable community members are actively participating in all Project and MEAL activities
-        Organize and facilitate quarterly district panel monitoring, progress review and learning events
-        Make sure the utilization of appropriate reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of data in sectors or develop and maintain effective database
-        Participate in all other aspects of MEAL, for example surveys, baselines, evaluations, joint projects monitoring and reviews / lessons learning workshops/events.
-        Together with the Project officers, undertake accountability activities, including the development and use of information sharing materials and the establishment of complaint response mechanisms. This may include management of an Accountability Assistant, ensuring that complaints are logged and addressed in a professional and timely manner and that serious complaints relating to abuse, exploitation and corruption and referred appropriately.
-        Supports the implementation of a data management system to inform planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Every One campaign.
-        Undertake regular visits to field locations to support monitoring and evaluation processes and develop and implement accountability processes related to  the health programme.
-        Develop field staff capacities to employ a learning approach to their work.  She/he will also be actively

Involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and utilization of data for decision-making.
-        Assist in designing  and regularly updates program MEAL guidelines and tools and ensures that project staff have access and can use the tools,
-        Supervises field level  programme staff  and ensures that their capacities are built and they are

supported to deliver on their day to day work by constant communication and field level joint work,
-        Coordinates the collection, reporting and validation of data from the health programme
-        Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and validation of data.

Reporting
-        Promote learning in the project, particularly on issues of programme quality. Regularly analyze data and produce reports on best practices and case studies
-        Ensures that necessary reporting components are lined up in advance of report deadlines and
-        responsible persons are followed up on the schedule,
-        Compile and provides analytical output level inputs to program technical reports,

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
-     Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
-     Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:
-     Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
-     Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
-     Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
-     Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
-     Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
-     Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:
-     Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
-     Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:
-     Honest, encourages openness and transparency

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
-     Bachelor degree in an area of social science, healthy community development or equivalent
-     At least 2 years experience of working in M&E with experience of developing M&E plans, training staff, capacity building, quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting and/or other aspects of M&E development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, rights governance, HIV/AIDS, Health and Nutrition.
-     Experience in setting up and/or managing M&E systems, preferably in NGO setting
-     Knowledge and/or experience of working on accountability initiatives, such as child participation, information sharing and complaints response mechanisms.
-     MS Office applications, Word, Excel, Power Point, Spread sheets and other Statistical software
-     Ability and willingness to travel to field sites and work in remote locations, often for prolonged periods of time
-     Experience in and proven ability to support, train and mentor staff and partners in monitoring and evaluation methodology
-     Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
-     Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets
-     Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
-     Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods
-     Fluency in Amharic & English (both verbal and written)
-     Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children strategy, vision, mission, values and principles, good understanding and commitment to principles of child rights and child protection

Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Monday 12 June 2017

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ADVISOR FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY GIZ- TANZANIA

As international cooperation enterprise for the suitable development with worldwide operations, the federal owned deutsche gesellschaftfur international Zusmmernabeit (GIZ)

GIZ is looking to fill the position of the advisor for social accountability in the good financial governance programme in Tanzania

DUTY STATIONS:              DAR ES SALAAM

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Contribute for the objectives of GIZ good financial governance programme in the field of actions on social accountability with a particular focus on citizen participations at local government level

·         Managing support to various partner organizations primarily at local level, combining skill set in social accountability in social accountability, good local governance and ideally public  financial management

·         Assisting the manager of the field of actions in the technical and administrative implementations of GIZ contributions, including  the monitoring of achievements and reporting

TASK

·         Analyze existing communications process between partner local government authorized respective local interest groups with a focus on the local tax system, use of own revenue, budget and auditing process

·         Assist in negotiating appropriate local dialogue mechanism between local government authorized, civil society and the private sector

·         Provide technical advice on the concept of citizen participations and collaborations in developing instrument and mechanism to promote citizens participations in discourses on public finances

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Degree in social science , political science, public administrations, economics, or similar specialist

·         7 years experience on social accountability and good local governance

·         Good knowledge and experience on social accountability tools and process as well as citizen participations

·         Practical experience In working with civil society organizations at local level are essential

·         Experience in producing effective verbal and written communication is expected if possible

·         It skills in using Word, power point, excel are expected

·         Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili are expected

 

 

APPPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should send their letter of application with the CV and copies of academic certificates in hard copy to GIZ, attn

HR DEPARTMENT,

65 ALI HASSAN MWINYI ROAD,

P.O. BOX 1519

DAR ES SALAAM

DEADLINE IS 72 JANURY 2017

SOURCE DAILY NEWS 18, JANUARY 2017

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