AREA MANAGER JOB IN KIBONDO,TANZANIA

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized business unit within DRC focused on the prevention and reduction of armed violence. DDG’s work in the region spans five sectors:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) invites applications for the position as Area Manager Kibondo who plays a critical role in the Tanzania operation.
BACKGROUND
The Danish Refugee Council has been operating in Tanzania from October 2015 since the establishment of Nduta refugee camp. DRC are now working in Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps, with a current combined population of 80,000 refugees, and expected population of 100,000. DRC are working in the sectors of Camp Management and Community Services (CCCM), Protection and Shelter/Construction. With the consolidation of the DRC Tanzania program in 2016, moving away from pure emergency response, a new sub-base is being opened up in Kasulu to support a new Camp Management program in Nyarugusu (population 100,000 refugees) in support of a local partner organisation, TWESA, as well as expanding the protection program in Nduta and Mtendeli, and initiating a pilot livelihoods intervention in these two camps. DRC are also opening a liaison office in Dar es Salaam for representation and administration purposes.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
The Area Manager represents the Danish Refugee Council at both local and national level and has the direct responsibility for the management, implementation and continued development of the large DRC programme. The Area Manager will directly manage program and support teams in the three program locations of Nduta, Mtendeli and Nyarugusu camps, and ensure the quality and effectiveness of the CCCM, protection, livelihoods and shelter/construction programming. The AM pays a key role in the identification of new program opportunities in the Kigoma region and is expected to seek further funding for the programme with support from the Country Director.
GENERAL OBJECTIVE
Under the overall guidance of the Country Director, and the Management Team in the Uganda-Tanzania Country Office, the Area Manager represents DRC, ensures the quality implementation of projects, compliance to financial and administrative procedures for the projects, and is responsible to implement adequate measures within the programme area to ensure the safety of all staff and assets.
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Project management
  • Supervise effective, efficient and timely implementation of all projects according to agreed contracts, budgets, policies and in accordance with specific donor requirements for the relevant projects
  • Prepare project work plans and M&E plans in accordance with annual planning and funding cycles;
  • Ensure that relevant beneficiary data is collected, compiled, analysed and distributed and that relevant assessments are conducted in the project area;
  • Provide regular internal and external reports, and other relevant information on programme activities, policy matters and external relations, based on agreed formats and schedules;
  • in collaboration with the CD, continue the development a sustainable strategy for DRC’s multi-sectoral assistance in Tanzania, including partner development
  • Line manage the TZ Grants and Reporting Officer, ensuring high quality and timely submission of donor reports and proposals at Tanzania level, in liaison with the country team
Administration and Personnel Management
  • Supervise budgeting and project expenditures with assistance from the Grants and Finance staff and support from the HOFA;
  • Supervise human resources in the Tanzania program. This includes further development of staff job descriptions, their training and monitoring, and recruitment;
  • Implement and monitor (and where necessary revise) implementation of DRC administrative guidelines and -policies, safety– and security procedures, logistics support and other tasks associated with efficient day-to-day running of the operations;
  • Be responsible for organisational development for the program, including staff assessments.
  • Manage the partnership with the local CCCM partner in Nyarugusu, with technical support from the Camp Manager, including setting up the partnership framework, maintaining regular contact with the Country Director, and addressing organisational and administrative issues as they arise
External relations
  • Maintain close relations with all relevant stakeholders including donors and UN agencies, officials of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), District and Regional authorities, INGOs, NGOs and CBOs;
  • Ensure participation by technical program managers/coordinators in relevant sector coordination meetings in the field and ensure DRC’s inputs to development of assistance modalities that adheres to humanitarian principles and other international frameworks that DRC has subscribed to.
  • Participate in task force or working group meetings relating to potential program development or spheres of influence for DRC in Tanzania, including at Dar es Salaam level when required
  • In consultation with the Country Director and Head of Finance and Administration, ensure correct and timely narrative and financial reporting to donor(s);
  • Together with the Country and Kibondo teams, identify opportunities for new projects;
  • lead the planning and development of concept papers, budgets and project proposals with appropriate levels of support from country team;
  • Ensure effective coordination and visibility of the implementation of the projects with all humanitarian and development actors and relevant stakeholders.
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in programme development and implementation in emergency context, including quality monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Experience in a country-level senior management/coordination position
  • Experience working in refugee operations in more than one context
  • A University level degree in relevant subject such as social sciences or economics.
  • Relevant technical expertise/experience in some sectors of humanitarian programming such as CCCM, shelter, livelihoods/resilience, and protection, etc.
  • Proven ability to build external relationships with diplomacy, tact and professionalism in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and support multi-sector programmes including operational planning and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated experience of people management and team-building.
  • Demonstrated experience of financial and asset management including multi-donor programming
  • Demonstrated ability to undertaken representation with senior government officials.
  • Excellent written and presentation skills in English
  • Strong analytical capacity for programme design and development.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in computer packages and financial software i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc.
  • Must show ability to work in an isolated and challenging environment.
Preferable:
  • French language skills beneficial
DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.
General
Commitments:
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework into the work of DRC
CONDITIONS
Availability: 15th September 2016
Duty station: Kibondo, Tanzania with frequent travel to the field sites within Tanzania.
Reporting: This position reporst to Country Director based in Kampala in general policy matters, strategy development, external relations, administrative guidelines and personnel regulation.
Supervisory: The senior staff based in Kibondo and the three camps report to the Area Manager – this includes technical program managers or coordinators for four programme sectors, as well as the manager or Team Leader for each support function..
Contract: 1 year contract dependent on both funding and performance. Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A13.
For qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.
Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.dk under vacancies no later than 31st July 2016
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contactjob@drc.dk.
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.
AREA MANAGER JOB IN KIBONDO,TANZANIA AREA MANAGER JOB IN KIBONDO,TANZANIA Reviewed by Kazi Bongo on 8:38:00 AM Rating: 5

JOBS CATEGORY

Tanzania Kenya NGO JOBS Uganda Best Jobs Consultancy Rwanda ICT JOBS Administrative United Nations Sudan Best Jobs Finance Health - Medical Engineering Ethiopia Agricultural Education Lecturer Human Resources Somalia Media Congo - Kinshasa Legal Jobs Bank Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Mining World Vision Burundi Procurement African Barrick Gold Accountant Zambia Sales and Marketing US EMBASSY East African Community Mozambique Telecoms Research CARE International Save The Children Plan International Malawi Arusha South Sudan Oxfam African Development Bank Scholarships Finance and Administration SafariCom Aviation The Commonwealth American Embassy Sales Environmental Zanzibar Catholic Relief Services USAID Operations FHI 360 UNDP Dar es salaam Security World Bank Economist TradeMark East Africa Unicef Hospitality Managers International Rescue Committee (IRC) Restless Development Accounting Civil Engineers AMREF COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Path International AfDB African Development Bank Morogoro African Union Driver - Logistics Mwanza Utumishi Marketing Tigo Jobs Mbeya PSI Population Services International Pwc PricewaterhouseCoopers Teaching Au African Union East African Breweries North Mara Gold Mine ACTED Djibouti Malaria Consortium Bulyanhulu Gold Mine DFID Buzwagi Gold Mine Driver COMESA FINCA JOBS Jhpiego International Jobs Adeso Danish Refugee Council Kilimanjaro Handicap International Pact International Rio Tinto Coca-Cola Nairobi Solidarités International Tender EGPAF Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Logistics Serengeti Breweries Ltd Nation Media Group Africare Norwegian Refugee Council Samaritan's Purse Chemonics International COUNTRY DIRECTOR ICAP of Columbia University InterShips Precision Air RwandAir Marie Stopes International (MSI) Serengeti Breweries Volunteer Climate Change IGAD Tetra Tech ARD One Acre Fund Project Management Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI Technoserve Twaweza East Africa Iringa ActionAid Lutheran World Federation SADC Secretariat Tanga Vso International ACDI/VOCA Agriculture Jobs Halmashauri Agha Khan Kenya Commercial Bank World Agroforestry Centre Deloitte East Africa Dodoma International Organization for Migration (IOM) COMESA Secretariat: Software Engineering Tanzania Breweries Pathfinder International Safety and Security Shinyanga Jobs World Health Organization KPMG British Council Futures Group Tanzania Electric Supply Company UN-Habitat WFP World Food Programme Barclays KCB BANK Food and Agriculture Organization GEITA GOLD MINING GOAL Tabora WWF World Wide Fund for Nature Electrical Engineer Microsoft Mombasa Tanzania Ports Authority Family Health International (FHI) IBM EAST AFRICA IntraHealth International Mercy Corps TANESCO TANROADS AccessBank Community Development Jobs Data Base Management East African Development Bank ICAP - TZ KEMRI/CDC Program WaterAid Tanzania Auditor Google Africa Stanbic Bank Amnesty Horn Relief Kampala Management Systems International (MSI) SNV International Standard Chartered Bank VETA Christian Aid DIAMOND TRUST BANK Helen Keller International Help Age Mtwara Uganda Telecom Airtel Africa Equity Bank Marie Stopes Web Development B B C WORLD SERVICE Human Rights Internships Kigali Makerere University Nile Basin Initiative Kenyatta University Mzumbe University Nile Breweries Limited TCRA Tulawaka Gold Mine University of Nairobi kenya Airways Bank of Tanzania Graduates MTN Muhimbili National Hospital NSSF National Social Security Fund Nepad Partners in Health Room to Read UNWOMEN African Wildlife foundation (AWF) KEMRI Kigoma Librarian MENTOR Initiative SUMATRA Uiversity of Nairobi WaterAid International icipe Project CAFOD - Catholic Agency for Overseas Development Egerton University EngenderHealth Goal Ireland Kagera Kenyan Banks Lake Victoria Basin Commission Peace Corps TASAF Tanzania Social Action Fund Trainee USAILI - INTERVIEW Zanzibar University ACB AKIBA COMMERCIAL BANK AGRA Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Advans Bank Ethiopian Airlines Freedom House IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Legal Resolute Tanzania Uganda Uganda National Roads Authority British High Commission ChildFund FilmAid International Moshi NECTA TANAPA Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) United States International University University of Dar es salaam University of Dodoma World Concern Aga Khan Foundation CBA Commercial Bank of Africa EWURA Ernst and Young IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature International Medical Corps Islamic Relief Kakira Sugar Musoma National Institute for Medical Research OPEN UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA Relief International TAA Tanzania Airports Authority TPDC Trócaire Uganda Revenue Authority VODACOM TANZANIA VSF Belgium Architects Ecomist Hivos IFC International Finance Corporation Ifakara Health Institute Inoorero University International Commercial Bank Kenya Red Cross Society Medical NMB BANK Oil and Gas Pwani University College SERIKALINI - GOVERNMENT OF TANZANIA SOKOINE UNIVERSITY Singida Tumaini University AWF African Wildlife Foundation Acacia Mining Accounts African Virtual University Altima Africa Ardhi University Bank of Uganda Business Development Concultancy Del Monte Kenya Embassies Kenya Airports Authority Lake Victoria South Water Services Board Mara National Bank of Commerce RECORDS MANAGEMENT JOBS RUKWA Search for Common Ground TTCL Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited Unilever War Child International Water Engineering Zinduka Afrika ACORD AKU ​Aga Khan University Africa Nazarene University Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Aga Khan Health Services CRDB BANK Commercial Bank of Africa Daraja Tanzania Engineers Registration Board (ERB) Fina Bank International Potato Center International Potato Center (CIP) Intrahealth Jomo Kenyatta University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre Kyambogo University Lindi Jobs MCL Mwananchi Communications MUHAS-harvad Moi University National University of Rwanda Nuru International Nzoia sugar Company RTI International Ruvuma SUA SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE THE LAW SCHOOL OF TANZANIA TRA Tanzania Revenue Authority Tanzania Postal Bank The Foundation For Civil Society Western Union Action Against Hunger (ACF) Agricultural Society of Kenya BRALIRWA Bondo University College Caritas Comoros Concern Worldwide Conservation Jobs Consolidated Bank of Kenya DHL Express Ewaso Ngiro South River Basin Development Authority Geologist Gulf African Bank INSTITUTE OF ADULT EDUCATION Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kabale University Kabale University (KAB) Kenya Ports Authority KickStart International MORUWASA Morogoro Urban Water and Sanitation Authority MSH Management Sciences for Health Mumias Sugar Company NBC BANK Nairobi Hospital Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority Nkumba University Rural Electrification Agency SOKINE UNIVERSITY STAMIGOLD Songea Stores TACAIDS TCU Tanzania Commission for Universities Tullow Oil World Lung Foundation (WLF) ALAF Limited Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Aga Khan Hospital Air Malawi American Refuge Committee BTC Belgian Technical Cooperation Bhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifank of Tanzania Bioversity International CHF International Customer Service Jobs DANGOTE DIT DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Danida Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Daystar University European Union IFM INSTITUTE OF FINANCE MANAGEMENT ITECH Internews® Network KUITWA KAZINI Kenya Accreditation Service Kenya Polytechnic University College Kisii University College Kisumu Laboratory Jobs MSF Switzerland Management Sciences for Health Manyara Maseno University Ministry of State for Planning Muteesa 1 Royal University Médecins Sans Frontières Narok University College Njombe OSHA Occupational safety and Health Authority Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) PA PAC Petroleum EngineerS RWANDA HOUSING AUTHORITY Seychelles Songas TBC TANZANIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION TBS TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS TFDA TANZANIA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY TIB - Tanzania Investment Bank Tanzania Mortagage Refinance Company Tanzania Teachers’ Union Transmara Sugar Company Tropical Pesticides Research Institute Tumba College of Technology Twiga Cement UNOCHA Umma University University WRP Walter Reed Project ZANTEL ao uga
Powered by Blogger.