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Learning & monitoring coordinator

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  1. Vitendo

    Vitendo JF-Expert Member

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    Expiration Date: 15 April 2011
    ORGANIZATION: TANZANIA NATURAL RESOURCE FORUM
    POSITION : LEARNING & MONITORING COORDINATOR
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 28 MARCH 2011
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS :15 APRIL 2011
    DUTY STATION: ARUSHA
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: AR-TNRF-2011-LMC/AD-05


    TNRF Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity & the Environment

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Learning & Monitoring Coordinator at Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF).

    OVERVIEW

    Tanzania Natural Resources Forum, registered in 2006 as a non-government organization, is an advocacy and communication network made up of over 3,500 members. TNRF aims to promote the improvement of natural resource governance to achieve more sustainable rural livelihoods and better conservation outcomes by bridging the gap between:
    • People’s local natural resource management needs and practices, and
    • National natural resource management priorities, policies, laws and programs

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    The Learning & Monitoring Coordinator (LMC) will be responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing TNRF’s monitoring system. This system will play an essential role at TNRF as it will serve as the tool to ensure accurate monitoring and analysis of all TNRF programs and projects, which will allow TNRF to continuously improve learning for advocacy work and improve TNRF services to members and partners.
    The LMC should have a sound understanding of the natural resource sector in Tanzania, and have the skills to generate thematic syntheses of topical or controversial issues. Additioanlly, the LMC must be able to identify lessons learned through a systematic monitoring system and coordinate the use of those lessons for future advocacy and field work.
    Specifically, the LMC will be responsible for the following:
    To develop and coordinate the implementation of participatory learning, advocacy and monitoring approaches and processes, and institutionalizing and making strategic use of outcome monitoring as a methodology
    To establish a learning and advocacy framework for TNRF interaction with partners and members
    To develop and maintain outcome monitoring journals and an organizational monitoring database
    To oversee proper use of the outcome monitoring tools by field staff and other stakeholders
    To review existing monitoring management information systems of implementing partners and identify where support is needed
    To coordinate collection of data by partners and TNRF officers from the field
    To process and analyze the information and generate appropriate reports for management and other stakeholders
    To organize internal training workshops and other interactive sessions to build capacity in relation to the learning and advocacy framework
    To assess institutional performance in achieving strategic objectives in all program areas
    To analyse information and document lessons learned from the monitoring reports and suggest areas for improvement

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    TNRF is looking for a hard working and dynamic team member who has proven leadership skills with demonstrated success in the natural resource sector. Specifically, TNRF is looking for the following qualifications:
    First degree in relevant discipline (e.g. natural resource management, rights-based development/advocacy, community/rural Development)
    Thorough knowledge of Logical Framework Analysis, and knowledge of Organizational development issues. Knowledge of Outcome Monitoring required
    At least two years of experience in: participatory assessment and monitoring, community training, data collections and monitoring design experience
    Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities and social and cultural constraints and realities
    Knowledge of the latest developments in the M&E field
    Proven experience with participatory methodologies (such as PLA) for gaining information
    Computer literate in word processing, Excel, Power Point, Research packages and data processing or analysis
    Fluent in English and Swahili

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
    The renewable contract initially will be for two years with a three-month probationary period.
    Extension of the appointment is subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory performance in line with the TNRF Rules and Regulations.
    Generous employment package, including health and other benefits will be offered, reflecting the nature of the role, experience and qualifications required of this position. The LMC will be registered with the National Social Security Fund.
    HOW TO APPLY
    Interested candidates should submit their applications with (a) cover letter summarizing the candidate’s suitability against the selection criteria and quoting the position and vacancy announcement number and full working contact details of the candidate and three referees (b) curriculum vitae.
    TNRF will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements for the advertised positions. Please do not apply unless you have the required qualifications.
    Applications should be sent by registered mail, courier service or e-mail (email subject line should quote position and vacancy number and all soft copies should be in MS Word) Applicants should choose one method of sending applications. Duplicate Applications will be disqualified.
    Only successful candidates will be contacted and at the interview should provide originals and copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials and last performance appraisal evaluation.
    Please send your application to the address or e-mail indicated below before the deadline of 15 APRIL 2011.

    THE ADMINISTRATOR
    TANZANIA NATURAL RESOURCE FORUM
    P.O. Box 15605. Arusha, Tanzania
    E-mail: LMC@TNRF.org
     
  2. Husninyo

    Husninyo JF-Expert Member

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    Barikiwa mkubwa.
     
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