Employment Opportunities at TGNP Mtandao,February 2019

Vacancy Announcement




1.0        Background

TGNP Mtandao has been in existence since 1993, during which time it has built itself into a leading member of the women feminist movement for social gender transformation and women empowerment within Tanzanian, Africa and beyond. Its overall goal is to contribute to increased gender responsiveness of policy formulation and implementation of various policies. The approach of the organization is enhancing strategic linkages, networking and coalition building among like-minded civil society organizations, grassroots groups and key networks and coalitions. Over the years, TGNP has made a substantial contribution towards developing a critical mass of organized civil society with the capacity to critically analyze and stimulate public debate, and to carry out activism and collective action on pertinent social, cultural, political and economic development issues.

To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of its activities in the country, TGNP Mtandao is inviting applications from suitably qualified and self motivated Tanzanians of high personal integrity to apply for the vacant positions existing within the organization:

Vacant Positions

Programme Officer Human Resource and Administration

The Programme Officer: Human Resources and Administration will directly assist the Head of Programme Finance and Administration in HR related functions which will include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling.

Specific activities will include:

  • Recruiting and hiring process, including: advertising vacant positions, reviewing resumes, assist in conducting telephone and in-person interviews, making job offers and negotiating starting salaries.
  • Preparing all new employees paperwork and creating new personnel files, proper maintenance of employee files, and forms management
  • Ensuring compliance of Labour Regulations especially regarding employment eligibility, confidentiality,
  • Assist in managing performance management processes including organizing quarterly and annual employee performance reviews.
  • Plan and administer training and development programs for the purpose of developing/improving employees’ performance
  • Supporting in administering the payroll issues and use of a payroll management database, and report generation.
  • Provide team building and development solutions to strengthen teams and improve productivity
  • Coordinate development and implementation of HRD strategy and plans.
  • Provide support to employees in various HR related issues such as leave, compensation and any other issues that may arise.
  • Administer employee compensation and benefit plans
  • Working on logistics and other administration duties

Qualifications and key competencies:

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences with focus on HRM or equivalent with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources, or non-profit management/administrative fields and a working experience of not less than three years.

Key competencies

Ability to prioritize tasks and handle a number of assignments simultaneously (Multi task);
Understanding Labour Laws and disciplinary procedures;
Excellent in Microsoft Office and other relevant applications;
Excellent oral and written English,
Inter-personal and team building skills


Senior Programme Officer: Communication for Movement Building

The Senior Programme Officer: Communication for Movement Building will be responsible for coordinating the production, distribution, dissemination, utilization/consumption of TGNP publications with aim to educate society about how to adhere to gender equality, equity and human rights in campaigning for policy change and building the women’s movement.

Specific activities will include:

  • Build and generate high-quality evidence- based documentation for women’s movement: will collaborate with other programme staff to plan, coordinate and develop original communications materials  and  publications  to  inform  Organisation  Programme  and  women’s  movement,  for special initiatives and events, to showcase best practices and programs.
  • Develop content and review and edit drafts of diverse publications, prepare information brochures and factsheets; draft articles and re-package reports to communicate the achievements of major initiatives for distribution to various audiences.
  • Produce transformative stories of programme/project activities and initiatives for internal and external use.
  • Develop and or update communications and advocacy strategy and plans that will guide TGNP Mtandao in its external relations and internal communications.
  • Develop and deliver the communications department annual operating plan.
  • Work  on  organizational  visibility,  media  relations:  develop  and  support  implementation  of effective media plan relations at all levels to engage more effectively on issues of women and other marginalized groups.
  • Ensure development of advocacy oriented communications to support evidence based advocacy campaigns and movement building activities
  • Build  capacity  on  communications  of  TGNP  Mtandao  key  actors  and  selected  members  of women’s movements.
  • Ensure brand visibility and enforce quality and standards Develop and/or update and implement TGNP Mtandao branding guideline
  • Work with other programme staff to ensure consistency and compliance with TGNP Mtandao branding guidelines for all project related communication materials and products.

Qualifications and key competencies:
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences mass communication, public relations and/or journalism with specialization in information communication/media or equivalent and not less than four (4)  years  working  experience  in  creative  writing,  editing,  translation,  publishing  and  marketing.  A master’s degree in similar field is an added advantage.



Key Competencies

Ability to edit and write a wide range of materials, for a variety of target audiences;
Highly organized, detail-oriented and team-player with ability to manage outsourced work;
Advanced knowledge of desktop publishing & creative designing and productions of information related products
Demonstrable excellent verbal and written communications skills.


Programme Officer: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

The Programme Officer: Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for overseeing and facilitating learning;   planning   and   formulation   of   programs/project;   proposals   writing   and   fundraising implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities, including setting up/updating monitoring and evaluation systems, procedures and processes for the organization. Providing M&E technical assistance to all programmes within TGNP.

Specific activities will include:

Identify priority quantitative data gaps in TGNP programme plans and operations and define key variables to be tracked in monitoring, evaluation and reporting to enhance TGNP ability to produce evidence based reporting on results achieved
Design and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan including design of data collection tools, training of users in the use of the tools
Capture  data  collected  into  appropriate  data  bases,  store,  process  and  generate  monitoring evaluation and reporting outputs
Set standards for key operations in TGNP for monitoring value for money at regular intervals
Develop tools for data collection on value for money audits and internal control procedures to ensure compliance with the set standards
Conduct value for money audits in targeted cost centres and organize learning sessions on results of value for money audits and follow up on agreed action points
Produce regular reports on M&E, plan and budget implementatio
Facilitate internal and external project evaluations and reporting on outcomes of such evaluation
Organize, mobilize resources for and implement sessions, attachments and other linkages for transfer of knowledge on TGNP vision, mission, values, feminist ideology and specific technical skills from founding generation to succeeding generations and youth among TGNP members and staff for feminist movement building for policy change

Key Qualification

  • A  minimum  of  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Social  Sciences  or  equivalent  preferably  with specialization in applied research methods and evaluation, including formal training in project management (M&E).
  • Three (3) years of working experience in a relevant field.
  • Strong  experience  in  monitoring  and  evaluation  of  complex  social  change  processes,  both qualitative and quantitative aspects;

Key Competencies:

  • Effective verbal listening and communication skills
  • Ability to prepare reports, proposals, policies and procedures
  • Effective PR skills and public speaking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skill.
  • Knowledge of NGOs work and understanding of feminism/gender and development will be an added advantage

Mode of Application

All applications supported with CV and other supporting documents to be submitted within 10 working days from date of first appearance this advertisement which is 09th February 2019. Application should be sent through the postal address below or delivered by hand at TGNP office.

The organization is an equal opportunity employer however women and youth are highly encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed to:




The Executive Director
TGNP Mtandao,
P.O. Box 8921,
Mabibo Road,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
E-Mail: info@tgnp.org.org
Website:www.tgnp.org

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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