REFUGEE PROGRAM COORDINATOR  at Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS)

By | January 20, 2020

Job Title : REFUGEE PROGRAM COORDINATOR 

Reporting to : Director of Disaster Management 

Department : Disaster Management 

Age Limit : 35 to 55 Years 

Duty Station : Kigoma/Kasulu/Kakonko Contract Duration : 1 year, renewable 

Job Summary: 

The job holder is responsible for the coordination, management, development and representation 

of Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) programming in the area of operation. S/he oversees 

program implementation according to TRCS strategies and ensures that operations are implemented 

within TRCS regulations, procedures and guidelines to enable a productive and accountable 

relationship with beneficiaries, communities’ leaders/representatives, relevant governmental 

authorities, National and International NGOs, UN Agencies, and the donor community in general. 

The Refugee Program Coordinator is the TRCS field management representative with relevant 

actors in the area of operation. S/he is the line manager for all staff with area responsibilities and 

s/he is responsible for ensuring a result oriented team. 

Key duties and responsibilities: 

To represent all aspects of program and operations and has overall accountability for the area 

of operation 

To act as the primary TRCS representative in the area of operation and attend all relevant 

forums/meetings in order to strengthen TRCS position in the area, including government 

authorities and relevant stakeholders 

To foster relationships with Government authorities, national and international organizations 

and other relevant stakeholders in the area of operation 

To maintain close working relationships with donors, notably the sub-offices of UNHCR, 

UNICEF, WFP, and other UN Agencies to nurture current partnerships and lead negotiations 

for further partnerships. 

To organize and host donors during visits to projects sites 

To closely coordinate with the senior management team at TRCS HQ ensuring regular 

information flow 

To ensure oversight on quality and timeliness of proposals and reports before submission to 

TRCS HQ and Donors/representatives 

Desired Qualifications and experience: 

University degree in Health Related Course, with Master degree training/courses either in 

management, public health, international relations, or any other related field from a reputable 

academic institution is a must 

A minimum of 5 years management experience, overseeing humanitarian and development 

multi-sector, multi-donor programs in complex and volatile environments 

Proven experience in strategic development and program design, planning, implementation, 

monitoring and evaluation. 

Practical and extensive financial, HR and administration management experience with extensive 

knowledge of budget development/management and finance documentation. 

Mode of Application: Interested candidates with the required qualifications and experience are advised to submit their application letters to the address mentioned below; together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of at least three referees; certified copies of academic certificates; Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document) and other relevant awards. 

Applications may be submitted directly by hand delivery to either TRCS Headquarter – Dar es Salaam Office;TRCS Kigoma Office; TRCS Ngaraganza Office – Kasulu District; TRCS Makere Office – Kasulu District, TRCS Kibondo – RFL Office and TRCS Mtendeli Office – Kakonko District. 

No applications will be received/considered through email or any other form of online submission. 

The deadline for submission is 24thJanuary 2020 by 16.00 Hrs

Only short listed candidates meeting the minimum set criteria will be invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline you should consider your application as unsuccessful. 

Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process. 

All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through Organizational Official Email: info@trcs.or.tz. 

The Secretary General, Tanzania Red Cross Society, Mwai Kibaki Road, Mikocheni B, Plot No. 53, Block ‘C’, P.O Box 1133, DAR ES SALAAM 

Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.