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Jobs at United Nations Association of Tanzania , June 2016


1. INTRODUCTION
The United Nations Association of Tanzania (aka UNA Tanzania) is registered since 1964, as a non Governmental and non-profit Organization devoted entirely to supporting the purposes and principles
of the United Nations Charter, and to the promotion of public awareness and understanding of the
activities of the United Nations and its agencies. Generally, our aim is to bring the United Nations closer to the people and the people closer to the United Nations.

For more information about our programs visit www.una.or.tz

We are looking for highly motivated, hardworking individuals to fill the following positions:

Position: Program Officer

Reporting to: Secretary General/ Coordinator
Location: Dar es salaam
Position Status: Full Time
Duration: 1 year contract with possible extension to 3 years.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Implementation of the MDGs2SDGs program
 Writing program reports( Quarterly, Bi annual and Annual)
 Formulating project work plans and budgets
 Conducting monitoring and internal evaluation of projects
 Organizing seminars, workshops and trainings
 Conducting trainings
 Coordinate project sites
 Develop advocacy messages for the program
 Conduct media outreaches
 Conduct community outreaches in program sites
 Form partnerships and networks with other CSOs within the program
 Participate in the organization strategic planning
 Other duties within the organization
 Must be willing to travel from time to time
 Supervise at least two interns and one program assistant
Experience and Qualification
Candidate should have:
 At least two years working experience in project implementation
 Sound knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals, National Development
strategies/policies, Human Rights and Climate Change
 Knowledge and experience working with Local government authorities
 Experience in working with local communities (understanding of different cultures)
 Experience in facilitating/conducting trainings
 Fluency in both English and Swahili languages(written and spoken)
 Experience in project development / proposal writing is an added advantage
 Good communication skills
 Knowledge on the theory of change and results based management
 Team work and leadership skills
Education
 Candidate should have at least a degree in Social Sciences, Project Management, Law or any
relevant degree complemented by work experience.
 An advanced degree will be an added advantage

PROJECT ASSISTANTS (2 posts)


A. Position: Project Assistant (Communication and Organizational Development)
Reporting to: Secretary General
Position Status: Full time
Location: Dar es salaam
Duration: 1 year
Duties and responsibilities
 Implementing the organizations communication strategy
 Coordinate UNA Tanzania branches
 Plan for capacity building trainings for UNA Tanzania staff and branches
 Organize press conferences, media outreaches for the organization
 Assist the administrative officer in making sure the office runs smoothly
 Assist the Secretary General in organizing Board meetings, Annual General Meeting
 Assist in developing, producing and disseminating organizations communication materials
 Making sure the organizations website, social network and other means of communication are
updated and are working all the time( this with assistance from communication officer)
 Organizing team building exercises and retreats for staff and board members
 Conduct membership drive for UNA Tanzania members
 Plan for activities to engage members
 Willingness to learn and ability to adapt quickly
Experience and Qualification
Candidate should have:
 At least one year working experience is desired, but recent graduates (with track record
experience) are encouraged to apply.
 Sound knowledge of UNA Tanzania work and mandate
 A creative and innovative attitude
 Good communication skills
 Fluency in both English and Swahili languages ( Written and spoken)
Education:
A relevant University Degree.

B. Position: Project Assistant (SDGs/Human Rights)

Reporting to: Program officer and Secretary General
Position Status: Full time
Location: Dar es salaam
Duration: 1 year
Duties and Responsibilities
 Assist implementation of the MDGs2SDGs and Advanced Family Planning projects
 Assist in the planning and implementation of activities of the organization
 Assist in research/data collection for baseline management in the projects
 Collect data for developing new projects
 Participate in developing advocacy messages for the organization
 Organize training workshops and seminars with the project officer
 Other duties assigned by the SG or Program officer
Experience and Qualifications
Candidate should have:
 At least one year working experience is desired, but recent graduates (with track record
experience) are encouraged to apply.
 A creative and innovative attitude
 Good communication skills
 Fluency in both English and Swahili languages (Written and spoken)
 Knowledge in Sexual Reproductive Health/Family Planning is a bonus
 Human Rights/Good governance /accountability knowledge
 Sound knowledge of the sustainable development goals and national development policies
Education:

A relevant University Degree (preferably in Project Management, Social Sciences)
UNA Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer; everybody who meets the qualification is
encouraged to apply. We offer a diverse and multi-cultural working environment, exposure and
learning opportunities to successful candidates. Although the advertised positions are paid, UNA
Tanzania is founded on the spirit of volunteerism and it remains as one of our core values. We
encourage innovation and creative ways of changing the world.


Send your CVs and Motivation Letter to unatzsecretariat@gmail.com copy rmaeda@una.or.tz with the position applied for appearing on the email’s subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 24th June 2016

Start Date: Beginning of July 2016.
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