Apply For the Position Of A Tanzania Coordinator At Freedom House

Apply For the Position Of A Tanzania Coordinator At Freedom House

Freedom House is currently seeking a Tanzania Coordinator for a 20-month U.S. Department of State-funded project to support judicial engagement and accountability.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement activities to support engagement between judiciary, civil society and citizens in Tanzania;
  • Responsible for the quality, cost, and timeliness of performance of all work performed under the programs;
  • Assume responsibility for the daily operations of the program, which includes but is not limited to: financial management, general office administration, and public relations;
  • Monitor and evaluate processes, and write program reports to ensure completion of program objectives;
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations;
  • Network and liaise with members of governments, civil society organizations, international and regional bodies, consultants, and private funders;
  • Proactively seek out new funding opportunities and represent Freedom House before funding organizations;
  • Develop advocacy initiatives to support human rights in Tanzania;
  • Required to travel to project sites within the country and potentially in the region as requested;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, law, or related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred;
  • At least 4-6 years of experience with democracy and human rights programs;
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing;
  • Proficiency in Kiswahili preferred;
  • Strong track record in project management;
  • Experience designing, implementing and/or supporting community-based justice mechanisms;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with judicial actors and members of civil society;
  • Experience in challenging environments and flexibility to apply lessons learned from other contexts;
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize communities and encourage the inclusion of marginalized groups;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with local partners, media, government officials, bilateral donors, as well as in-country and foreign experts;
  • Knowledge of US Government rules and regulations, and other donor approaches to civil society development;
  • Experience implementing project proposals for USAID or U.S. Department of State;
  • Demonstrated financial management experience including preparing and managing budgets, contracts, and negotiations, and subgrant management;
  • Ability to legally work in Tanzania
  • Ability to use productivity software such as MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; and Microsoft Excel.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are to visit HERE to apply.

For more information, visit the official page.