Program Consultant – Tanzania

Position: Program Consultant - Tanzania

Employer: World Renew

Location: Mwanza, Tanzania

Deadline: March 22, 2020

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: March 22, 2020

Full Description

Brief Description:

World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, is an international development and disaster response organization. We are currently looking to hire a Program Consultant to be based in Mwanza, Tanzania. This position will make a major contribution in implementing World Renew’s community development and disaster response strategies in Tanzania, while also contributing to the overall strategies, policies, and functioning of the Ministry Team (MT). This position also has a specific responsibility for developing a plan, within the overall Tanzania strategy, for the Lake Zone partners and programming, and shares responsibility to ensure that in-country and regional strategies are in alignment with the agency’s long range plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Program Consultation:
Work with two to three partner organizations, providing consultation and training to improve programs, policies, and systems:
1. Provide oversight to World Renew project officers managing programs
2. Manage private and institutionally funded grants
3. Provide consultation that improves the implementation and quality of community development and disaster response programs through local partners (ensuring outcomes)
4. Provide consultation that improves the implementation of community development, disaster response, and disaster risk reduction strategies (ensuring impacts)
5. Strengthen partner organizations by putting in place systems and structures for accountability, for both financial and program outcomes providing consultation that strengthens organizational capacity
6. Provide capacity building training to the partner organizations on various areas of program planning, implementation, and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
7. Collaborate closely with local partners to develop plans, reports and narratives as required
8. Translate the plans, budgets, and reports of partner organizations into formats needed by World Renew and/or external donors

Organizational Activities:
1. Assist with field visitors, when and where necessary

Team Activities:
1. Participate in MT meetings to help the team develop its strategy and policies, and represent MT decisions and strategies in consultation relationships with partner organizations
2. Contribute to the refinement and growth of the MT strategy, encouraging alignment with the agency’s long range plan
3. Provide coaching in at least one area of technical expertise, based on the MTs strategic plan
4. Serve as a liaison to one of the Functional Teams (e.g. coordinating MT budgeting or planning, or working on a program task force, such as the task forces for Environmental Stewardship, Agriculture, Gender, Micro-finance, or Health)
5. Support the country consultant during his/her absence from the country by managing on-field finances and monthly financial reporting processes (approve payments, evaluate spending to budget, review bank reconciliations, and supervise any local bookkeepers)
6. Perform miscellaneous tasks and/or contribute to at least one ongoing function of the MT necessary for functioning in-country (e.g. spiritual retreat planning, country team meeting planning, assist in planning for MT meetings, liaison to other agencies)

Resource Development:
1. Communicate with individuals and supporting churches to raise financial support for community development programs. This will include activities such as: contributing to quarterly newsletters, engaging with constituents while on connection tours, developing relationships with supporting churches, sharing ministry stories on social media as appropriate, preparing updates for special donors in collaboration with Donor Relations and identifying service opportunities, supervising volunteers
2. Collaborate closely with members of the Grants Sub Team and International Disaster Response Team, along with local partners to develop proposals to external donors and manage the implementation of projects funded through institutional grants
3. Perform other duties as assigned

More information about this opportunity can be found on our website: Those interested in applying should do so online, on or before March 22, 2020.

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