Director of Knowledge Management and Advocacy At TASAF, June 2020. Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) is currently implementing Productive Social Safety Net Program which aims at protecting the vulnerable poor households from severest consequences of poverty by implementing interventions that will lead to increased household incomes and opportunities while increasing consumption.
Director of Knowledge Management and Advocacy At TASAF, June 2020
The TASAF Executive Director is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian nationals to fill the below vacant posts:
Title: Director of Knowledge Management and Advocacy (DKM&A)
Appointing Authority: National Steering Committee
Reporting relationship: Reports to the Executive Director
Staff under his/her Supervision: ICT Specialist, M&E Specialist and Development
To ensure adherence to the Financing Agreement and Operational Manual in relation to the delivery of the functions of the directorate.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
She /He shall:-
a) Coordinate the overall operations of the Directorate of Knowledge Management and Advocacy. This includes facilitating linkages with other Directorates and the office of the Executive Director.
b) Prepare and compile Directorate annual implementation plan and budgets.
c) Liaise with Coordination Directorate on Project related grievances;
d) Ensure the design and maintenance of TASAF website;
e) Coordinate compilation of capacity building requirements of the Knowledge Management and Advocacy at all levels and communicate to the respective directorate for necessary action.
f) Coordinate delivery of functions of, monitoring and evaluation, management information and development communication;
g) Ensure knowledge and experience sharing, among communities, (Project Authority Area (PAA), partners, and other stakeholders;
h) Coordinate compilation of capacity building requirements related to Knowledge Management and Advocacy at all levels and communicate to the respective directorate for necessary action.
i) Supervise the preparation of progress reports including quarterly and annual reports for reporting to TASAF Management Unit, National Steering Committee, Government of Tanzania, World Bank and other stakeholders.
j) Oversee the documentation of requests on matters related to knowledge management and advocacy for PAAs.
k) Coordinate dissemination of study and survey findings.
l) Coordinate activities related to institutional linkages, knowledge and information management and communication;
m) Oversee IT aspect of development and maintenance of Productive Social Safety Net MIS and Unified Registry of Beneficiaries (URB).
n) Conduct performance appraisal of all staff under the directorate, using agreed upon performance indicators and goals.
o) Be a member of the TASAF management team and responsible for preparation and presenting directorate reports.
p) Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.
a) Holder of Masters Degree in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Social Science or any other development related field from recognized university.
b) At least ten (10) years experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private Sectors of which seven (7) years must be at senior managerial position.
c) Must be computer literate.
d) Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with donor funded project.
e) High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels. .
f) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
g) Self motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.
KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:
a) Existence of mechanisms to share information and get feedback from communities, PAAs, partners, and other stakeholders.
b) Existence of annual work plans and budget for the Directorate.
c) Quarterly and Annual implementation progress reports for activities in the Directorate are prepared as scheduled.
d) Existence of a fully developed and functioning PSSN MIS and Unified Registry of Beneficiaries (URB).
e) Enhanced TASAF image through various media channels Number of grievances received and resolved;
Duration of Contract: Terms of Contract is 3 years.
Duty Station: TASAF Head Office, Dodoma/
How to apply;
Applications, enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent to the following address:
Tanzania Social Action Fund
Board of Trustees of PSSSF Building
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Road
P.O. Box 2719
Applications (In PDF Format), enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent through the following email address: [email protected]
- Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered,
- Deadline for receiving applications is 9th July, 2020,
- Those who will not hear from us, 14 days after the deadline, should consider themselves as unsuccessful.
APPLY TO [email protected]
Also, Job Descriptions and required qualifications for these posts are available in TASAF website www.tasaf.go.tz