Job: Country Representative Tanzania
Reporting to: Desk Africa
Location: Dar Es Salaam (TANZANIA)
Contract type: consultant 12 months
Apply before: 15th of January
Starting Mission: 1st of March, 2019
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interviews may commence prior to the advert closing date.
We World GVC Onlus, recently constituted from the merger of two Ngos, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, We World GVC Onlus operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering.
We World GVC Onlus works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda.
Joining the WE WORLD - GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision.
In Tanzania We World GVC is leading a primary and pre-school-centered education and child protection program in Temeke and Kinondoni Municipalities (Dar es Salaam) and in Ludewa District (Njombe Region) and is supporting a Rescue Center in Dar es Salaam for children, adolescents and youths victims of trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, domestic work, domestic and sexual violence.
The overall action program is based on community-based projects implemented in partnership with local NGOs and in close cooperation with local authorities, through Memorandum of Understanding.
Scope of the job
The Country Representative will be responsible for the proper execution of the project and the coordination with national and international partners, local authorities and donors. He/She will be also responsible for the supervision and the overall coordination of the activities and human resources of the organization in Tanzania, as well as the development of the intervention strategy at country level in coordination with We World GVC staff in Tanzania and in the HQ. The Country Representative works under the direct supervision of the Desk Officer based in HQ.
The duties and responsibilities set forth above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to perform additional duties due to his level of skills and experience.
Qualifications and Knowledge
Particular consideration to applicants with a previous significant work experience in Tanzania
Skills and Abilities
How to apply
In Italian or in English
enclosing the following:
Only applications containing the consent to the processing of personal data under D.Lgs.196/2003 will be considered; incomplete applications will not be considered. Only selected candidates will be contacted.
WeWorld Onlus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.