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World Vision Tanzania:Career Opportunities

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    [h=5]World Vision Tanzania is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following positions:
    • Associate Director Internal Audit(Re-advertised)
    • Food Monitor
    • Commodities Accounting and Reporting Officer
    • Senior Communications Officer - Grants
    • Wealth Creation Research Officer (Re-advertised)
    • Senior Transport Officer


    1:Job Ref No: WVT/P&C/F13/49

    Job Title: Associate Director Internal Audit (Re-advertised)
    Reports to: Regional Audit Manager and
    Administratively to National Director
    Location: Head Office (Arusha)
    Purpose of Position
    This is a senior management position that provides leadership to the Audit Department of World Vision Tanzania. The incumbent should develop and implement an independent management appraisal system for the office. This appraisal system should provide management with the assurance that the financial and operational transactions are in compliance Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for US Government Funding and World Vision’s Financial Manual Internal Audit policies and procedures with the established principles, practices and policies of World Vision International.

    The Associate Director plays an advisory and consultant role to the National Director, the Senior Management Team and the Board of Directors. This advisory role includes but is not limited to providing advice on risk management, internal controls systems and their impact on the operations of the organization.
    Major Responsibilities
    1: Develop audit plans for the WV office based on risk assessments and communicating the scheduled audit dates as appropriate to management.
    2: Ensuring that the audit programs and work practices in the department are in compliance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for US Government Funding and World Vision’s Financial Manual Internal Audit policies and procedures.
    3: Advice management on the formulation of risk management strategies and policies and all operations areas of the organization with a view of ensuring all management policies adequately mitigate the risks identified – this role will not include the development of the actual policies and systems.
    4: Review the WV office financial systems and ensure compliance with the Finance Policies and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practices.
    5: Review work papers before reports are issued and issue reports of audit results from internal audits and special investigations carried out by all staff members of the internal audit function.
    6: Supervise internal auditors as they carry out performance and procedural audit of all WV office functions and projects, when necessary participate in such audits to provide strategic leadership. Develop a system to ensure the quality of work done by the Internal auditors is regularly reviewed and appraised and corrective action taken when necessary.
    7: Provide summaries of audit findings and risk trends to management regularly and implement a system to track the implementation of audit recommendations by the management.
    8: Perform performance appraisals for all internal auditors and other direct reports to the position.
    9: Plan for Continuous Professional Development for all Internal Auditors and either as individuals or as a team by facilitating their attendance at professional seminars and trainings by maintaining 80 units every two years (with 24 in US government accounting/auditing).
    10: Carry out special audits and investigations at the request of management. Assist on international audit assignments as required by WVI Global Internal Audit and Regional Audit Manager.
    11: Attend and participate in daily devotional and weekly chapel meetings.

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
    The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
    • Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Accounting with CPA(T)/ACCA
    • Minimum Experience: 3 yrs including at least 2 yrs in Managerial level and Audit functions
    • Preferred: MBA in Accounting with CPA(T)/ACCA
    • Technical Skills & Abilities:
    o Specialized computer skills.
    o Good planning and organizational skills
    o Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors
    o High level of confidence and confidentiality.

    2:Job Ref No: WVT/P&C/F13/51

    Job Title: Food Monitor
    Reports to: Project Development Facilitator
    Location: Ruvu Remit ADP
    Purpose of the position:
    To monitor the delivery, distribution, documentation and reporting associated with food commodities. Work hand in hand with relief committee members.
    Major Responsibilities:
    1. Commodity management & Accounting
    • Ensure that all commodities delivered at the FDP are properly accounted for.
    • Based on the approved distribution plan inform the relief committees on the quantities of food expected and ration scales.
    • Monitor commodity movements, including delivery of commodities at the FDP. Supervise receipt/offloading of food/nonfood commodities to ensure correctness of quantity, content and quality as per the waybill. Ascertain signatures on the waybills documents as well as losses and damages, and excesses. In case of damage arrange for reconstitution.
    • Ensure that all documentation and records pertaining to the beneficiary registration are updated periodically, with relevant information on the distribution that has been occurred.
    • Ensure that all food and non-food distributions are conducted at the specified distribution centers, and that beneficiaries are informed of the ration plan and the quantities to be distributed according to family size, gender and age.
    • Oversee the distribution process in collaboration with the relief committees and ensure proper rations are distributed. Beneficiaries must sign or thumbprint against their names on the beneficiary lists as proof that they received their food rations. Ensure no damaged commodities are distributed to beneficiaries.
    • At the end of each distribution, conduct a physical count and reconcile commodity balances, if any viz., excesses/shortages, etc.
    • After distribution ensure empty containers are collected and accounted for in Empty Containers Tracking table.
    2. Liaison and beneficiary relations
    Facilitate the community to get organized and with the help of the relief committees. The composition of the relief committees should include at least 50% of women.
    Facilitate card checking process by the relief committees before distribution.
    Assist community to solve problems related to the food distribution process
    Coordinate and liaise with local authorities, NGOs and counterparts, provide information regarding beneficiary registration, commodity distribution, distribution plans,
    Identify and recommend other needs such as health care, additional food needs, development activities, or any other rehabilitation and/or development activity.
    Assist the Field Coordinator in all areas of commodity management, which include a periodical review of the food security situation and of food availability in the area.
    • Treat beneficiaries with respect and dignity.
    3. Reporting
    • Ensure documentation on commodity movements and distributions are properly maintained and submitted to distribution Centre supervisor
    • Scrutinize waybills, record underweight and lost quantities, if any.
    • Ensure proper documentation of reconstituted commodities.
    • Report on any incidences touching on security at the distribution centers.
    • Conduct training for the relief committees based on the food assistance program principles.
    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
    The following is required through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

    Minimum Qualification required:
    • Diploma preferred
    Knowledge/Technical Skills:
    • Computer literate such as Ms. Word, Excel, etc.
    • Strong mathematical/analytical skills.
    • Good understanding of World Vision and sphere standards.
    • Knowledge of and adherence of the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview emotional maturity and physical stamina.
    • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
    • Ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities.
    • Good English and communication skills (oral and written).
    • Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural context, psychologically stressful environment and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
    • Working knowledge of local language.
    • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement.

    • At-least 2 years’ experience in commodity programming and logistics or related field.

    4:Job Ref No: WVT/P&C/F13/52
    Job Title: Commodities Accounting and Reporting Officer
    Reports to: Commodities Officer
    Location: Cluster Office(Ruvu Remit)
    Purpose of the position:
    To apply principles of accounting to analyze commodity accounting information and prepare commodity reports by compiling information, preparing monthly commodity statements such as the Commodity Status Report, Recipient Status Report and Commodity Summary Statement utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures.
    Major Responsibilities
    1: Commodity Reporting
    • Compile and analyze commodity information to prepare statements including monthly and quarterly and yearly status reports and commodity summary statements
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly reports showing planned versus achieved
    • Ensure all commodities reporting deadlines are met; data updates from different operational areas are received and consolidated.
    • Ensure accurate and timely monthly and yearly end close procedures. Control revision of monthly and yearly reports
    Maintain and implement commodity tracking and management systems. Enter or supervise the entry and update of information in the computer system.
    2: Record Keeping
    Ensure commodity records are maintained in compliance with standard policies and procedures
    Monitor and review accounting documents and reports from the field for accuracy and completeness. Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
    Maintain a neat organized and chronological filing system
    Update shipment register and shipment receipt summaries
    Update loss claim register and loss files
    Review food monitor reports and center visit reports for consistency
    Review physical inventory tally sheets for consistency
    Coordinate with the finance department in the processing of transporter and donor invoices for reimbursement.
    3: Accounting Control and Audits
    Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures in the field
    Work together with the Project manager in preparation for audits and coordinate the audit process
    4: Training
    Conduct on the job training and refresher training of district level commodity accounting staff on the proper application of World Vision commodity management standards including the tracking systems, document and reporting formats.
    5: New innovations and initiatives
    6: Undertake periodical monitoring field visits, particularly during food distribution, and any other tasks assigned time to time by supervisor.
    7: Ensure that physical inventory verification for all warehouses matches with the commodity book balances and reconcile with WFP records.

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
    The following is required through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
    Minimum Qualification required:
    • Bachelor Degree in a recognized university with major coursework in accounting, finance, economics or any other related field.
    Knowledge / Technical Skills & Abilities
    • Knowledge on how to track commodities and the use of commodity tracking system
    • Computer literacy; such as MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Power Point, SPSS, EPI info etc.
    • Self-motivated and ability to make decision
    • Willing to learn more issues related to food programming
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all level
    • Ability to work and communicate with cross cultural environment
    • Ability to work with Community
    • Must be ready to work long hours in harsh stressful environment and security risk areas.
    • Good Capacity building skills, team player and have good management/supervision and inter-personal skills.
    • Should be a problem solver and have good analytical skills.
    • Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies
    • Must have the ability to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.
    • 1year of general fund accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
    Other Competencies/Attributes:
    • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    5:Job Ref No: WVT/P&C/F13/53

    Job Title: Senior Communications Officer - Grants
    Reports to: Director Innovations & Strategic Partnerships and Communications Manager,
    Location: Head Office
    Purpose of the position:
    This new role is designed to support donor communications for Grant Acquisition and Management within World Vision Tanzania’s (WVT), Sub-Office based in Dar es Salaam. This is an opportunity for a seasoned communications practitioner to work alongside WVT’s dynamic programme and communications team to support the growth and visibility of the WVTgrant projects brand, awareness-building, engagement and resource mobilization efforts.
    To strengthen alignment and coordination to World Vision communications policy the incumbent will work closely with the WVT Communications Officers. He/she will also be expected to collaborate with other WVT programme clusters, WV support offices, media, development partners and civil society to communicate development results of the grants.
    Major Responsibilities:
    • Supportdevelopment of WVT’s communications strategy with emphasis on refining thegrants project communicationscomponent
    • Develop and implement communications/media plans for allgrant project stakeholders
    • Develop public information and creative publications to profile and promote WVT grant project(s) mission and project(s) activities to all stakeholders(fact sheets, progress reports, bulletins, project profiles, media releases, etc)
    • Raise awareness tointernaland external audiencesincluding WVT Support Office donors and donors at national level through use ofGIS, video, social media, blogs, twitter and other tools
    • Provide communications related technical inputs to grant project proposals and reports
    • Produce impactful human interest news articles, features, success stories, case studies on grants projects for sharing across the wider internal WVI partnership and WVT external platforms
    • Act as focal point and ensure the development, implementation and coordination of the grants communication Annual Work Plan
    • Compilea photo library, press clippings as well as web based news items related to WVT grant projects, and bring significant news items to the attention of WVT senior management through the Communications Manager
    • Manage and coordinatedonor and media field visitsandmaintain regular and effective contacts with press and other targeted audiences
    • Build the capacity of WVT grant projects staff to work with the media
    • Oversee the production of film documentaries on grants projects
    • Provide support to facilitate the communications aspects related to annual meetings and project visits with donors, government and partners
    • Take photos of project activities
    • Work with communications department to ensure consistency and compliance with WVT branding guidelines for all project related communication materialsand products
    Qualification and Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related discipline
    • At least five 3-5years’ work experience
    • Outstanding writing and editing skills, including excellent command of grammar and demonstrated ability to write platform specific content (short for Twitter, detailed for newsletter article, etc.)
    • Experience working with senior leaders to develop content; ability to interface effectively and positively at all levels of internal and external management and staff
    • Comfort working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
    • Ability to work both as a team member and individually, all with minimal supervision
    • Ability to translate complex technical language and ideas into language that is easily comprehensible to non-specialists
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office with knowledge of desktop publishing software
    • Familiarity with a content management system (website) is an advantage
    • Experience in event coordination is an advantage

    6:Ref No WVT/P&C/F13/35

    Job Title: Wealth Creation Research Officer (Re-advertised)
    Reports to: EAR CC LC Advisor
    Location: Arusha
    Purpose of the Position
    This position will be responsible for designing and implementing a collection of data and literature related to wealth generation and social issues resulting from that success
    Major Responsibilities
    1. Literature review
    • Prepare a paper on Tanzanian (specific tribal groups) attitudes to money and wealth generation and distribution
    • Prepare a paper on formal and informal social norms in the research locations. This should include how norms are being undermined.
    2. Survey design
    • Prepare survey instruments according to the key research questions outlined in the project design document and findings from literature review
    • Prepare rationale for sampling (eg purposive vs random, adults vs children, etc), why certain instruments will be best with certain groups etc
    • Ensure coordination with, and input from, key stakeholders and advisors, viz:
    o MLAP Secretariat and WVT Operations Division
    o Religious leaders and government officials from research locations
    o Christian Commitment staff from WVT and EARO
    • Initiate link to, and get advice from, academic institution/s
    • Ensure instruments are checked by WVT Quality Assurance department
    3. Survey implementation
    • Prepare Terms Of Reference (TOR) for survey implementation
    • Determine logistics for data collection, particularly coordinating with ADP managers and special project managers
    • Organise training for data collectors
    • Prepare a budget and manage expenses for data collection
    4. Survey analysis and reports
    • Prepare report format for approval
    • Analyse data and organise narrative, tabular and visual means of recording and reporting the findings
    • Prepare range of reports for stakeholders:
    o Comprehensive report with full documentation and appendices
    o Summary report of all findings
    o Highlight reports/presentations for MLAP secretariat, religious leaders and CC
    5. Communication of findings
    • Where there is opportunity to present at forums and conferences, development sector and tertiary institutions and/or publish findings
    • Organise and store all documents in retrievable filing for key stakeholders ie EARO CC Learning Centre, WVT senior management, WVT CC team, WVAustralia
    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
    The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.
    Minimum Qualifications:Degree in social science discipline eg Anthropology or Sociology, preferably a Masters degree
    • Knowledge of the international development sector, its history, diversity and theories
    • Conducted research through surveys
    • Has written research essays or documents
    • Work in the development sector with application of research to practice
    • Proven supervisory experience
    • Proven experience in leadership and programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
    • Proven experience in creating and monitoring budgets and fulfilling reporting and administrative duties in an efficient manner.
    • Ability to communicate and write in English and Kiswahili is required.
    8:Ref No WVT/P&C/F13/54
    Job Title: Senior Transport Officer
    Reports to: Administration & Logistics Manager
    Location: Head Office
    Purpose of the Position
    To provide overall leadership on issues related to transportation, Maintainence, Vehicle management. Logistics and Fleet Management.
    Major Responsibilities
    1: Transportation
    •Facilitate efficient use of vehicles/ motorbikes and transportation services to achieve organizational objectives.
    •Prepare travel plan for drivers and ensure all driver are maximally utilized.
    •Check and update vehicle on board documents in timely basis.
    •Review all WVT fleet requirements to ensure fleet size planning.
    •Monitor vehicle condition and make proper suggestions to Administration and Logistics Manager.
    2. Maintenance.
    •Facilitate regular vehicle checks daily, weekly and monthly, if needed and ensure all checklists are completed in accordance with WVT vehicles policies.
    •Ensure all mechanical equipments tools first aid kits are in vehicles and in good condition.
    •Ensure the correct and timely routine maintenance of WVT vehicles/ motorbikes.
    •Ensure all vehicles are cleaned both inside and outside. •
    3. Vehicle report.
    •Ensure all vehicle log books are dully filled in daily basis.
    •Track all vehicle registrations and insurance and ensure all updated documents are in the vehicles and a copy in the logistic files on monthly basis.
    •Act as a focal point to report all WVT vehicles / motorbikes accidents report to Administration Logistics Manager and Support Services Directors according to vehicle policy.
    •Prepare and submit timely monthly vehicles fuels consumption, Distance covered in a month, total repair and maintenance cost and other vehicle/motor bike related costs
    4. Logistics and Fleet Management
    •Ensure fleet Management standards and systems are adhered to Staff Management.
    •Conduct meeting with drivers and other stakeholders and submit minutes to the immediate supervisor.
    •Conduct vehicle policy orientation, training to all drivers teams in collaboration with Logistics Manager.
    •Ensure efficient use of vehicles and transportation services in support of program objectives
    5. Reports
    •Ensure quality and timely submission of the department monthly report
    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
    The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
    Minimum Qualification required: Must be a holder of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Business administration in Logistics and Transport Management, or related qualification from a recognised Institutions
    • At least two years experience in fleet management
    Technical Skills & Abilities:
    • Good skills problem solving, teamwork
    • Effective communication skills
    • Good understanding of World Vision operations
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels
    • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
    • Skills in database management and record keeping.
    • Ability to maintain the highly confidentiality
    • High level of commitment and working with minimal supervision.
    • Commitment to World Vision objectives and ministry, mission statement and core values
    • Able to manage multiple priorities in cross-cultural teams and prioritize under pressure
    • Able to respond to deadlines.
    • Integrity and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Customer Service orientation.

    How to apply:
    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their applications letter (addressed to People and Culture Director) together with an updated CV and copies of relevant credentials, contacts and three referees to and copy before 26th July, 2013[/h]
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