Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Project Coordinator-MVIWATA Job Vacancy

Position Description:
Reports to:Executive Director
Duty Station: Morogoro
Duration of contract: 2 years renewable on the basis of performance
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Technical leader of a cereals production and marketing project
To undertake coordinating tasks of the project
To backstop field staff for ensuring that the implementation of activities is in line with the project goals, objectives, indicators and time frame.
To support technically the team in field in matters pertaining to planning, animation and actual involvement of communities
To promote linkages with local organizations, local government and other actors related to the project
To share with the knowledge management personnel and other key stakeholders key lessons and best practices for documentation.
To undertake monitoring of the progress of the project
To write progress reports on timely basis as per institutional and project requirements
Required Qualifications
Holder of a Masters Degree in Agribusiness, Economics or Rural Development with adequate knowledge of cereals (rice and maize) agronomy
At least five (5) years of proven experience in relevant field and in similar management position
Proven ability of project management and team player
Objective and result oriented quality
Computer literacy skills required
Essential competencies for all positions
Ability to work in team and complement one another
Strong interpersonal skills    
Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks on deadlines       
Excellent communication and facilitation skills  
Excellent fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
Excellent writing skills (reports, articles, & publications)
Essential qualities for applicants
These should be considered as senior positions and adequate experience is a must. Candidates without the required experience need not apply farmers and adapting to the MVIWATA organizational philosophy,
all times to act in a professional and courteous manner to maintain a positive image of MVIWA'TA
Good organizational skills, ability to work in a diverse team and independently (With minimum supervision)
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to make timely decisions and communicate effectively
Excellent fluency in English and Kiswahili both in writing and speaking is a must
Strong writing skills (reports, articles & publications) is a must
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a rural setting is a must
Result  oriented approach and thinking

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply by post or email, sending a cover letter expressing their suitability to the position and providing names and addresses of three credible referees, CV, copies of certificates by3rd December 2012 to:
Executive Director
P.O. BOX 3220

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