Tuesday, 17 July 2012


Basic Functions:
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:-
Coordinate the overall operations of the Directorate of Coordination. This includes facilitating linkages with other Directorates and the office of the Executive Director.
Provide professional advice to Executive Director and other members of TMU on matters pertaining to the Coordination functions;
Plan and coordinate Capacity Building activities in response to demand from various stakeholders implementing PSSN, Livelihoods Enhancement and Targeted Infrastructure Development activities including implementation strategies.
Coordinate technical support activities, plan and provide capacity building in response to demand from various stakeholders.
Ensure preparation, compilation and implementation of Directorate of Coordination annual plan and budget.
Coordinate preparation and revision of the Administration
Handbook which will guide the management of TASAF funded activities in all area of operations, (TMU, Regions and Project Area Authorities ).
Coordinate preparation, implementation and review of training and participation strategies.
Ensure coordinated delivery of various components of PSSN in PMs, effective linkage with the TMU and effective utilization of resources.
Evaluate and recommend strengthening of TASAF Management and Administrative systems to ensure efficient and effective Project delivery;
Coordinate provision of support to heads of directorates in formulat ing and developing human resources development programs;
Coordinate organization of TASAF Management meetings as a Secretary to the Management Team, and ensure production of minutes of NSC meetings;
Coordinate implementation support missions with Development Partners, study tours/field and exchange visits.
Ensure that there is appropriate understanding and capacity for implementing the social safety net, livelihoods enhancement and targeted infrastructure development components.
Coordinate and supervise implementation of safeguard frameworks.
Plan and coordinate preparation of progress reports in all units in the directorate and compile the same for submission to TMU and NSC meetings.
Ensure availability of updated inventory register.
Coordinate recruitment and placement of staff.
Coordinate provision of legal services in relation to contracts and other matters.
Coordinate with heads of directorates on timely staff performance appraisal.
Conduct performance appraisal of all staff under the directorate, using agreed upon performance indicators and goals.
Be a member of the TASAF management team and responsible for preparation and presenting directorate reports.
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.
Holder of Masters Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource, Engineering, Sociology or any other development related field from recognized university.
At/east ten (10) years experience in relevant field in Public and I or Private Sectors of which seven (7) years must be at senior managerial position.
Must have a working knowledge of computerized systems
Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with donor funded project
High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels
Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills
Self motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.
Key Performance Measures:
Existence of annual work plans and budget for the Directorate
Existence of an effective Human and Physical Resource system
Timely preparation and submission of PAAs Technical Assistant reports
Existence of technical support reports by rapid response teams.
e) Minutes of conducted meetings.
Duration of Contract:Terms of Contract is 2 years renewable on the basis of performance.
Duty Station:TASAF Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates who meets this minimum qualification and experience should submit an application letter. The application letter should be accompanied with detailed CV, certified certificates and names and contact information of three professional referees with their postal addresses, telephone numbers and email (if available) no later than 17th August, 2012 16:00hrs and addressed to:
The Executive Director
Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF)
Malindi Street / Old Kilwa Road
P. O. Box 9381
Dar es salaam, Tanzania
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