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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Tanzania Country Program Coordinator SWISSAID Vacancy Announcement

SWISSAID is an international NGO, that has been working in Tanzania for the past 17 years, supporting small-scale
producer groups in Kagera, Mtwara and Coast regions.
SWISSAID is supporting people’s initiatives for development, particularly those addressing three key issues: strengthening community organizations and civil society; sustainable agricultural production and marketing; and enhanced access and sustainability of micro credit services. Gender and HIV/AIDS as cross-cuffing issues are mainstreamed in SWISSAID program.
Main Job Purpose: To manage and develop SWISSAID’s program and Coordination Office in Tanzania and represent SWISSAID in Tanzania.
Position in Organization
The Coordinator reports to: – Desk Officer (SWISSAID Head Office Switzerland)
Duty Station: SWISSAID Coordination Office (Coof) Dar es Salaam with frequent visits in the rural areas of intervention, namely Kagera and Mtwara Regions.
Scope of Job
· Coordinating and representing SWISSAID Tanzania
· Overall management of SW1SSAID’s office and country program
· Advocacy and lobbying on issues related to the program
· Coordination of Public Relation (PR), information and fundraising
· Secretary of Local Advisory Board and contribution to SWISSAID’s internal networking and institutional development
· Follow-up on projects through field visits, meetings and any other means of contact with partners.
· Coordination and writing of reports, write ups and strategic papers
Primary Qualifications
· At least ten years experience in rural development or related fields in a senior position
· Master degree in economics, social sciences, or agriculture
· Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
· Strong leadership and management skills
· Strong skills in administrative, financial and human resources management
· Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
· Strong commitment for justice and the rights of marginalized people
· Experience in management of development programs and good understanding of development approaches and methods
· Good understanding of the country situation
· Share organizational values
· High degree of commitment and integrity
· Fluency in written and spoken Kiswahili and English
· Computer literacy
Interested and qualified candidates from East African countries should send the applications with CV, letter of
motivation, names and the addresses of three reliable referees including current employer to:

SWISSAID Coordination Office
P.O. Box 34372, Dar Es Salaam
and in electronic form to:

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