Project Manager – Brac,

By | June 26, 2019

BRAC in Tanzania is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill up the following position;
Position (1): PROJECT MANAGER (Youth Empowerment Program)
Job Responsibilities:
• Plan the delivery of the overall project and its activities in accordance with the objectives of the organization
• Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the project
• Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project
• Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the project
• Develop a project monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the project and to identify areas for improvement
• Develop funding proposals for the project to ensure the continuous delivery of services and work diligently for fundraising and resource mobilization
Organize the project
• Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
• Ensure that project activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
• Develop forms and records to document project activities. Ensuring proper documentation of all implementing activities and outcomes
• Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the club members of the
Staff the project
• In consultation with the Program Manager, recruit, interview and select well-qualified project staff
• Implement the human resources policies, procedures and practices of the organization
• Ensure the performance appraisal of all staff of the project on a timely manner
• Establish and implement a performance management process for all project staff
Lead the project
• Supervise project staff by providing direction, input and feedback
• Donor relations and liaison with government, development organizations and other relevant stakeholders
• Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
Control the project
• Write reports on the project for management and for funders
• Sharing of trends, news, government initiatives with BRAC International Regional Advisor for Youth Empowerment and Head of Youth Empowerment to keep abreast with national agenda and trends
• Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
• Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
• Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements
• Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Degree/Masters or Postgraduate specialization in relevant field preferable in Youth Development, Education Management, Sociology, Social Work, Development Studies and Community Development.
• At-least 2-3 years’ practical experience working with NGOs, Education, Youth development programs or related programs.
• Knowledge of the Tanzanian education system specifically about the available service of early learning opportunities, government policies, departments and institutions in the education field etc
• Team player
• Excellent Project management skills
• Report writing and presentation skills
• Good budgetary and financial skills
• Good analytical skills
• Interpersonal and observational skills
• Development and use of training tools
• Good negotiation skills and influencing skills
• Ability to work under pressure and do multitasks
• Excellent Communication verbal and writing skills
• Good skills in proposals development, projects reporting and Grants/Fund Management
• Computer knowledge- Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
How to apply:
If you feel you are the right match for above mentioned position, please apply to HRD, BRAC Tanzania Finance Limited, Plot #2329, Block-H, Mbezi Beach, and P.O. Box 105213, Dar es Salaam or through email to with a subject “PROJECT MANAGER – ELA”. Application deadline is 30.06.2019, (up to 12pm). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
BRAC Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and is against all forms of Exploitation, discrimination and harassment at work place.