Tanzania Policy Coordination Manager

USAID- TANZANIA

Africa , Tanzania , Dar es Salaam

Management

Ending On: 01 Jan 2019 15 days to go

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Job Description

We are looking for Tanzania Policy Coordination Manager

Education: Bachelor

Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Minimum Master degree required in agricultural or development economics, management, economics, social sciences, or other related field of study; Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated senior level leadership experience in the field of International development; Knowledge and experience in working on Tanzania agriculture policy and institutional frameworks and ability to carry out critical analysis of policy issues; Knowledge on both continental and national frameworks such as CAADP. TAFSIP. ASDP. ASOS, MKUKUTA. KIUMO KWANZA etc. Proven experience In agricultural public and private sector capacity building activities and media related policy driven experience; Experience working with the private sector, civil society, media, and government sectors on communication strategies and monitoring and evaluation programs; Strong written, verbal and presentation skills; Demonstrated effective inte!'J)ersonal skills, creative problem soMng, conflict and ethical management skills; · Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft); Fluent Swahili and English language skills required

Key Responsibility

Lead agriculture policy facilitation processes. including through participation and support to the Policy Agriculture Group (PAG), maintaining close relationships with Government of Tanzania policy making entities and individuals, and through Non State Actors (NSAs) including the private sector; Support the design of new activity concepts and descriptions together with the Program Lead, Africa Lead activity teams and the TZ Program Management Specialist; Lead the management of activities to support ,Manage government driven policy, research, learning. dialogue and coordination • Lead the design and execution of initiatives to foster multi-stakeholder coordination around specific 'policy issues in support effective and Inclusive NSA policy dialogue . Design and implement media driven public awareness of and participation in agriculture policy dialogues Actively use the tracking tools developed by the Program Lead and Technical Programs Director to manage the a~gned portfolio of activities Actively track activity budgets, and proactively communicate concerns, with support from finance to the Program Lead; Work closely with procurement and logistics teams on all aspects of planning Play an active role in recruiting/sourcing short tenn team members - i.e. facilitators - as required by activities Play a representational role in key meetings Convene activity meetings and communicate with colleagues and stakeholders Travel to events/trainings and play on-site role overseeing logistics Support M&E and Knowledge Management functions as directed

Company Profile

Employer: USAID- TANZANIA

About Company: Almost immediately after President John F. Kennedy established USAID by executive order under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, USAID began work in the newly independent Tanganyika. A new nation with enormous potential, Tanganyika partnered with USAID to build human capacity in the public service sector. To achieve this, education became a high priority.

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