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YOUTH OFFICER - KIJANA WAJIBIKA PROJECT


ABOUT THE ROLE
Job title
YOUTH OFFICER - KIJANA WAJIBIKA PROJECT
Location
DAR ES SALAAM
Salary
TSH 10,932,562 gross per annum
Preferred start date
1st March 2017
Length of contract
Full time position, one year contract
Reports to
Assistant Project Coordinator
Direct reports
Youth Accountability Advocates
Expected travel
Frequent travel to placements and to Dar Es Salaam office
KEY PRIORITIES
  1. MAIN RESPONSIBILITY
     Support the planning, implementation and review of the project in line with the project design
     Provide training and mentoring to the Youth Accountability Advocates and networks to create vibrant youth engagement at local level
     Ensuring monthly data collection and case study collection from Youth Accountability Advocates and youth networks
     Assist in Youth Accountability Advocates recruitment, selection, training, placement and in placement support in line with Restless Development’s standards
     Liaise with local authorities, communities, and young people to ensure our project is embedded, visible, and positively supported
     Ensure Youth Accountability Advocates comply with code of conduct for delivery, activity implementation and budget management
     Provide welfare support to Youth Accountability Advocates in person and on the phone
  2. PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION & REPORTING (40%)
     Support in Youth Accountability Advocates recruitment, selection, training, placement, and in placement support with support from the project team and regions offices
     Support Youth Accountability Advocates to implement , monitor and review project activities across all locations on a monthly basis
     Ensure compilation of reports and case studies in line with organisational M&E system, and suitable for donor audiences
     Provide regular progress updates to your supervisor on the project and ensure risks and challenges are managed on time
     Provide regular guidance, mentoring, and welfare support to the Youth Accountability Advocates ensuring they are active and delivering their targets
     Liaise and ensure youth networks are engaged at all stages of the project
  3. YOUTH ACCOUNTABILITY ADVOCATES MANAGEMENT (25%)
     Conduct regular in person and phone meetings with Youth Accountability Advocates to ensure they are active, well supported, and meet their targets
     Identify and assessment skills needs of the Youth Accountability Advocates and ensure this is addressed in order to meet the projects targets
     Provide monthly Youth Accountability Advocates welfare reports to the Assistant Project Coordinator
  4. PROJECT BUDGETING AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY (15%)
     Support your team to develop clear and cost effective activity budgets in line with Restless Development policies and donor compliance
     Prepare and submit timely narrative and financial reports on expenditure and activities you are conducting in line with Restless Development policies and donor compliance
     Report any concerns on financial management and compliance to the Finance Manager
    For more information on Restless Development’s mission, values and work, please
    visit: www.restlessdevelopment.org.
     Ensure Restless Development resources (monetary or equipment) are protected and never mis-used by staff, Youth Accountability Advocates, or beneficiaries
     Ensure that all requisitions and retirements are appropriately authorized; and that all expenditure is backed up genuine receipts and documents
     Uphold all financial policies and procedures for Restless Development Tanzania, and proactively prevent risks within the project which could jeopardise our Values, Policies and Code of Conduct, and donor compliance
  5. PARTNERSHIPS, VISIBILITY AND GRANT MANAGEMNET (10%)
     Develop partnerships with local media for the project’s objectives and visibility of our work
     Proactively provide case studies, good new stories, and photos for social media, and sharing with external audiences such as donors
     Act as an ambassador for Restless Development at public and partner meetings and events demonstrating expertise, and youth passion
  6. Other (5%)
     Other duties as required.
     You may occasionally / will regularly be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which time off in lieu will be granted

HOW TO APPLY:
 Please visit our website, www.restlessdevelopment.org/vacancies, fill and send a completed application form to jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.org by 19th February 2017. Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.
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