World Education, Inc. (WEI) seeks candidates for various vacancies to provide technical support to the USAID funded Waache Wasome project implemented through In-school and Out-of-school interventions in Arusha region (Karatu District Council and Arusha City Council) and Mara region (Musoma District Council, Musoma Municipal Council and Tarime District Council). Waache Wasome project is rooted in the principle of putting girls at the center of creating their own agency, while addressing the intersectional social norms and economic barriers that impinge upon their ability to remain and excel in school. The objectives of Waache Wasome project are as follows:
- Build the agency, knowledge, and protective assets of girls in secondary schools;
- Increase family commitment and capacity to invest in girls’ education;
- Foster a girl-friendly and supportive school environment;
- Provide alternative education pathways for girls who have dropped out of secondary school due to pregnancy, early marriage and/or economic hardships.
POSITION : Economic Strengthening Officer (3 – Positions)
REPORTTO : District Manager
LOCATION : Project Field Offices (Musoma MC, Tarime DC and Arusha City)
The Economic Strengthening Officer will be part of the project’s technical team implementing the package of out of school activities designed to increase family commitment and capacity to invest in girls’ education. The package of out of school activities includes Livelihood Improvement for Mothers and Caregivers of Adolescents (LIMCA) and Parenting Skills. The position requires a high degree of integrity, professionalism, flexibility and perseverance, as well as the ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problems in the field.
At least 3+years of experience in implementing programs underfor USG-funded programs; poses an Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field; Have demonstrated experience in community-based programming in the community development activities in Tanzania; Experience in facilitating community savings groups preferred. Creative and capable of working independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team; Have demonstrated experience in providing quality technical assistance to government and civil society entities, especially at district, ward, and village levels; Have excellent facilitation and interpersonal skills; Fluent speaking and writing in English and Kiswahili and able to produce quality products in English such as progress reports, presentations, program briefs, and case studies;
World Education Inc. offers a competitive package to selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. World Education, Inc. is committed to the principle of an equal opportunity employer.
Nevertheless, young, energetic and ambitious applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Mode of Application:
Submit your application letter, resume, capacity statement, contact information and names of three references to be sent to World Education Inc. (WEI) no later than 17hrs on Wednesday the 30th September 2020. Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered. The application should be addressed to: The Country Director, World Education Inc. (WEI), P.O. Box. 6234, ARUSHA, TANZANIA. OR send the application through email at: [email protected].
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.