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Jobs at Plan International Tanzania - 4/20/2016


Plan is an international child – centered Development Organization whose mission is to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children through a process that unites people across cultures and adds meaning and value to their lives. Plan has been working in Tanzania since 1991, supporting children and communities to gain better access to health, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihoods and protection.

Plan International Tanzania now invites applications from suitable, qualified and experienced persons to fill the positions listed below to support our response to the Burundi Refugees in the new camps Kibondo (Nduta & Mtendeli). These positions are contingent upon approval of funds by the donor.

SOCIAL WORKER – CASE MANAGEMENT 5 POSITIONS

Job purpose and summary: Plan International will implement a new programming in Nduta and Mtendeli camps – Kibondo District – Kigoma Region to provide an improved access to protection services, essential items, life-skills training, income generating activities, sensitizations and recreational activities for Burundi refugee youths in Nduta and Mtendeli camps via the youth centers. The purpose of the job is to coordinate and ensure the effective implementation of this component of the projects, The Social worker ensures children’s facing significant personal adversity improves their well-being and social engagement by working closely with families and other agencies for referrals and ensure effective case management.

Skills required:

Participatory planning and monitoring, Understanding of emergencies with basic technical knowledge of child protection, WASH and EiE

Proficient in team building and community work

Use a rights-based approach in child protection

Good written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili. Knowledge of French and Kirundi is desirable

Community mobilization, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment

Proficient in computer skills and ability to work under stress and in stressful environments

Qualifications and experience

Degree in sociology, psychology, social work or related field International Development, Social Science or related field or significant relevant work experience

At least 2 year’s working experience in a similar role with a good awareness of current issues in the field of development, emergencies and familiarity with children’s issues in particular

Experience in facilitating the implementation and monitoring of community managed projects with an NGO environment and ccomputer literate.

SOCIAL WORKERS – PYSCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT 5 POSITIONS

Job purpose & summary: Plan International will implement a new programming in Nduta and Mtendeli camps – Kibondo District – Kigoma Region to engage youth and empowerment them through life-skills training, provision of necessary livelihood inputs/trainings and skills.

The Social worker ensures children’s facing significant personal adversity improves their well-being and social engagement by working closely with families and other agencies for referrals.

Skills required:

Participatory planning and monitoring, Understanding of emergencies with basic technical knowledge of child protection, WASH and EiE

Proficient in team building and community work

Use a rights-based approach in child protection

Good written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili. Knowledge of French and Kirundi is desirable

Community mobilization, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Proficient in computer skills and ability to work under stress and in stressful environments

Qualifications and experience

Degree in sociology, psychology, social work or related field International Development, Social Science or related field or significant relevant work experience

At least 2 year’s working experience in a similar role with a good awareness of current issues in the field of development, emergencies and familiarity with children’s issues in particular

Experience in facilitating the implementation and monitoring of community managed projects with an NGO environment and computer literate.

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 recruitment.tanzania@plan-international.org not later than 26th April, 2016. Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted as they come in basis
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