We are looking for Tanzania Policy Coordination Manager
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
Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft);
Fluent Swahili and English language skills required
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
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
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
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.