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.
- 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.
- 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.
Interested and qualified candidates are to visit HERE to apply.
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