Job Vacancies at World Vision Tanzania December 2022


Job Vacancies at World Vision Tanzania December 2022

Job Vacancies at World Vision Tanzania December 2022 World Vision Tanzania (WVT) ( started in 1981 and currently works with the Government of Tanzania as a strategic partner to deliver services in 16 regions of Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Arusha, Tanga, Morogoro, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Singida, Shinyanga, Simiyu, Tabora Kigoma, Kagera, Iringa, Lindi and Mtwara. WVT continues to have it operations in areas displaying high levels of vulnerability.

By 2025, WVT aims to contribute to the improved and sustainable wellbeing of 3.2 million children directly including the most vulnerable in Tanzania. This will be achieved through the following objectives: (i) Increase in children who are well nourished; (ii) Increase in primary school children who can read; (iii) Children report an increased awareness of God’s love and (iv) Increase in girls and boys protected from violence.

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

Key Responsibilities:


10% Business Requirements

  • Develop Functional Strategy aligning to GSCM Strategy and RO priorities, in coordination with other Departmental and NO Strategy.
  • Review and finalize Annual Business Plans
  • Proactively engage with suppliers, partners, local authorities, other NGOs, clusters and stakeholders to ensure good coordination and adequate information sharing, address common concerns/problems and seek solutions.

End Results

SCM is considered as a Strategic Partner in the National Office.

10%       Planning

  • Represent the SCM function on NO Strategic Planning & Annual Business Planning process
  • Represent the SCM Function in project designs and engage in GAM meetings, Partner – Sub-Grantee Meetings ensuring SCM is engaged early enough to allow professional input during planning stage.
  • Prepare Procurement planning guidelines align with Global Guidelines and Planning Calendar and socialize them with all Stakeholders.
  • Review the procurement planning and prepare Consolidated Annual Procurement Plan to socialize with NO Management & RSCM and develop the Sourcing Strategy.
  • Ensure Annual Procurement Plans are quarterly reviewed with Finance and Operation, and update the Sourcing Plans accordingly.

End Results

  • Procurement planning & review process is embedded to Planning and Budgeting process.


15%       Strategic Sourcing

  • Determine the requirement for the Category, Market and Incumbent Supplier based on the Spend Analysis and Annual Procurement Plans.
  • Execute the reviewed and approved Sourcing Strategy.
  • Develop the Market Assessment and Supplier Pre-Qualification process based on the global polices and process.
  • Develop the framework in managing the RFQ/RFP Process including baselines & price survey methodologies.
  • Lead negotiations for the High Spend Categories and develop the negotiation strategies and contracting processes for other categories.
  • Review Procurement Committee submission documents to ensure their comprehensiveness to allow an informed decision making process.
  • Ensure that Strategic Sourcing process and related controls are included in the Partner / Sub-Grantee Assessment Tools for assessment.


End Results               

  • Established Strategic Sourcing which is WV’s standard method of supplier selection, contract awards and procurement process.

15%       Supplier Contract and Relationship Management

  • Vet (through in-country legal) and finalize, Global Standard contracts for NO use.
  • Draft & review supplier contracts for those categories where the vetted global standard contract format is not applicable, and reviews supplier recommended changes.
  • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are embedded for all Strategically Sourced contracts and managed.
  • Resolve contract-related issues and improve T&C in contracts and the contracting process.
  • Develop supplier on boarding process and supplier relationship management framework including the communication guidelines & Supplier continuous improvement plan.

End Results

  • WV uses Standard / vetted contracts and managed, maintaining healthy supplier relationship.

5%          Procurement Execution

  • Ensure all orphaned PRs waiting to be sourced are assigned to the appropriate staff and are actioned in a timely manner.
  • Follow Procurement Polices and guidelines in Supplier periodic review mechanism is place of the Buyers’ supplier.
  • Ensure, that all gaps are identified relating to the procurement execution (Process, system usage, disputes and etc.) and update / resolve them on a timely manner.

End Results

  • Smooth flow of day to day procurement operations, ensure timely and quality delivery.


5%          Data Management, Analysis and Reporting

  • Develop, track, and evaluate procurement metrics including areas of spend analytics, procure-to-pay processes operational efficiencies, and supplier performance to drive procurement strategy development and implementation.
  • Design and communicate SCM KPI dashboard to management.
  • Conduct regular meeting with staff on KPIs to identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor sourcing projects progress and produce sourcing status reports to management.
  • Ensure that Master Data management process is built on global guidelines, ensuring the acceptancy and completeness.

End Results      

  • Operational Data is collected, analysed, interpreted and well managed meeting the SCM Targets.

10%       Process, Procedure and Policy

  • Understand, interpret and analyze the global policies, processes and guidelines for better adoption at NO level and manage Exception Approval process.
  • Drive the policy, process and guidelines implementation plan, defining roles & responsibilities and owners for each step in the SCM process.
  • Ensure regularly reviews are done on the procurement policies, processes and guidelines (Source to pay (S2P), logistical, warehousing) to ensure their effectiveness and applicability and advise Regional and Global SCM Teams for possible change and /for improvement.
  • Advise National Offices on the acquisition and use of 3PLs
  • Ensure adherence of SCM Policies, procedures and  Global Standard Processes are implemented and embedded a continuous improvement culture documentation to ensure compliance with WVI & donor regulations of the implementing Partners/Sub-Grantee are being evaluated under Partner / Sub-Grantee Assessment stage and captured them under capacity development plans.

5%  Systems Development and Implementation

  • Maintain procedures and putting them into operation.
  • Plan and execute testing and implementation of major systems.
  • Ensure that databases meet user requirements.
  • Liaise with programmers, applications/operational staff, IT project managers and other technical staff.

End Results

Maximize the usage of all systems / tools / dashboard and well managed operation with external stakeholders.

10%       Control and Compliance

  • Assess criticality of the Risks identified related to SCM & Procurement and plot them in the Risk Pyramid.
  • Develop the risk mitigation plans and embed the to the processes, SoPs and guidelines for implementation and regularly evaluate control measures.
  • Monitor adherence to control measures and compliance with WV supply chain policies and guidelines.
  • Coordination with regulatory authorities for better understanding of the requirements and guide SCM Unit to comply and monitor the implementation.
  • Investigate reported cases breach of controls, frauds, non-compliance, misappropriation of WV funds and assets related to SCM and take corrective measure as per the established NO framework.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for external and internal audit findings, prepare respond and the implementation plan and monitor.
  • Ensure SCM Policies, procedures and internal control system is strong enough to safeguard WV funds and authorities allocated to Partners and Sub-Grantees underthe partnering arrangement. Any gaps should be captured at Partner / Sub-Grantee Assessment stage and build ontocapacity development p

Leadership and Coaching

  • Provide leadership to Supply Chain Department to ensure Our Promise strategy is embedded in the Department’s annual objective and day to day work.
  • Manage the performance of direct reports through performance reviews, frequent conversations and other method as appropriate. Be courageous in providing coaching or feedback for continuous performance improvement.
  • Ensure that all Supply Chain staff members understand Procurement Policies, Processes, and Systems.
  • Plan and coordinate departmental meetings to review status of tasks and update Senior Management Team on the progress of the departments’ functions.
  • Lead monthly appropriate review meeting to address open procurement issues/performance and provide solution.
  • Mitigate Financial Risk and avoid significant financial risk ratings in procurement for both World Vision program and Partners.

5%          Training and Capacity Building

  • Coordinate, participate in, and/or train staff from Supply Chain and other WVI Departments on WVI Procurement, Policies, Processes, and Systems.
  • Develop Partners’ / Sub-Grantees’ capacity assessment and capacity building framework / guidelines are developed, leveraging the most recent regulatory best practices.
  • Train the SCM Team and other internal stakeholder in using the framework for capacity assessment and developing capacity building plans for Partners / Sub-
  • Ensure the capacity building plans are implemented, monitored and take corrective measures for identified gaps/ deviations.

End Results

Availability of well-trained SCM team managing the operation.


Required Professional Experience

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contracts management, contracts administration and/or logistics, of which three (3) years of experience directly related to first-hand procurement and/or contracting is required.
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing staff
  • Substantive experience working in the INGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor requirements


Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • University Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Engineering, or Business Administration, or equivalent professional qualification (advanced CIPS)

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement         

  • Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.                  Train the SCM Team and other internal stakeholder using the framework for capacity assessment and developing capacity building plans for Partners / Sub- Grantees.


Job Title: Information Communication & Technology Officer (Re-advertised)

Key Responsibilities:



Activity 30%

First point of contact and day-to-day technical support to end users. Regular travel to the field offices to offer ICT support. Responds to Level 1 and 2 support requests via multiple sources such as phone, e-mail and remote tools. Logs call data into the service now system. Interacts with clients in a courteous and professional manner. Provides user access service to business applications Collaborates in the development of service-level objectives and takes steps to meet or exceed targets. Explains service procedures to clients. Follows up in a timely manner to ensure customer satisfaction Play a central role in organizing and executing scheduled ICT clinics and knowledge transfer sessions both at the head office and field offices Ensure computer is set up prior to new hire start date and any related moves. Handle the relocation of computer equipment as a result of office or personnel changes.

Request and setup new user accounts and email accounts (in collaboration with Systems Administrator).

End Results

  • WV IT infrastructures and applications are operational and communication systems are up and running as per SLAs through mutual accountability which results in broader achievement.
  • Customer trust on how to handle ICT Problems, creates a good organizational culture for our esteemed customers that leads to the good working environment.
  • Common understanding of an Organization application.
  • Timely service support will make Customers feel valued, listened and cared about their wants and feel comfortable using an organization’s applications.
  • Security control to unauthorised user of WVT supplications, system and data and provide stewardship environment.


Activity 25%

Participates in deployment of new or upgrade information technology and infrastructure projects, including assisting co-workers and vendor partners. Installs and performs minor repairs to hardware, software, and peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications. Provides on-going support of client technology Coordinates the deployment of new or upgraded images, software and hardware for multiple clients. Configures and installs desktop PCs, peripheral equipment, laptops and other mobile devices. Follows established procedures for performing configuration changes, updates and upgrades. Provides technical support to meetings that include video conferencing. Diagnoses and resolves client workstation and mobile device hardware and software issues.

Creates temporary solutions until permanent solutions can be implemented.

End Results

  •  Reduced abrupt failure and standard operating devices. That is, electronic devices (laptop computers, desktop computers, Photocopiers, printers, scanners, routers, switches, horizon mobiles, and other smartphones, etc.) are repaired and maintained
  • WV business applications are operational and accessible
  •  Information technology resources are protected.
  • Staff get needed to support timely and systems are operational and accessible
  • Good performance of sponsorship, programs, and finance
  • Reliable supply of power to all offices

This will be achieved through unity and trust, wise stewardship, looking outwards and timely truth-telling with love.

  • Provision of a fast and secure way to communicate among teams and offices.


Activity 5%

Adheres to the integrity of controls, regulations and guidelines. Ensure data protection and backup of user data with WVT’s data server. Reviews operation processes to ensure consistent approval and compliance. Makes recommendations and changes as appropriate. Inform and train users and management in how to adhere to ICT security policies. In case of virus infection clean out affected equipment.

Undertake regular data backups with related data logs sheets and installation of information software in line with WV policies and guidelines

End Results

  • Assurance of confidentiality, integrity and availability of ICT systems.
  • Reduced abrupt failure and standard operating devices. That is, electronic devices (laptop computers, desktop).
  • Readily availability of high integrity data
  • Availability of technical support in case of technological change.
  • Availability of strong recovery system.

Activity 25%

Monitor network to ensure network functionality and availability to all system users. Configuration of network devices such as Cisco routers, Switches, Cisco Meraki and other devices. Take lead of Local Area Network (LAN) Installation, upgrading and maintenance. Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair cabled, wireless and other network infrastructure Work with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to ensure the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are adhered to and outages are reported and escalated in a timely manner with rebate given for downtimes experienced.

Support various productivity tools such as Mobile Phones, WeBex, Skype, portable computer accessories


End Results

  • Robust and reliable network with very low latency and downtime and high security to allow successful delivery of quality programs as per WV strategy and policies
  • Quick recovery from connectivity outage.


Activity 10%

Tracks performance metrics. Reviews tracking log to identify recurring problems, or problems affecting a large number of clients. Participates in integration and user acceptance testing. Manage the customer satisfaction surveys in conjunction with the Customer Service Lead Analyze and report the recommended improvements resulting from the customer satisfaction survey. Creates, modifies and reviews documentation of issues resolutions. Develops and delivers documentation to ensure appropriate end-user support. Develops and documents procedures for performing configuration changes, updates and upgrades. Manage the inventory of Computer Asset equipment to ensure the timely entry in the inventory database, monitor movement, withdrawal, reporting and reconciliation with Accounting Department records


End Results

  • Reduced recurring problems that can affect a large number of clients. Wise stewardship on entrusted resources will improve ministry efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Proper allocation and availability of resources (Asset Inventory).
  • Proper asset Management.



Required Professional Experience

  • At least two year’s working experience in a networking/telecommunications environment
  • ITIL Certification is preferred.
  • CCNA  Certification is preferred.
  • MCP  Certification is preferred.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field from a recognized university.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Good working knowledge of telecommunications technologies (wireless networks) and Network Architectures for both Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks
  • Excellent working knowledge of Internet technologies, including: TCP/IP suite of protocols; Internet security; Internet routing)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems configuration and administration
  • Good working knowledge of office automation applications (Microsoft Office) and Lotus Notes
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Customer-focused.  Must demonstrate a strong willingness to meet the customer’s needs while balancing the organization’s needs and priorities
  • Demonstrates eagerness and aptitude for acquiring necessary technical knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve a client’s needs effectively
  • Excellent time-management skills.  Able and willing to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, team building environment
  • Must be willing to travel to various locations in Tanzania, and to live under harsh conditions
  • Must be able to speak, understand and write fluent English


Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • Work environment:  Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Travel:  40% Domestic/international travel is required.
  • On call:  Yes


Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing to travel to various locations in Tanzania, and to live under harsh conditions


Language Requirements

Must be able to speak, understand and write fluent English


Job Title: People and Culture Manager

Key Responsibilities:



Leadership 20%

  • Strategic support for P&C Director on LEADER strategy and P&C Policy implementation
  • Provide leadership and technical support to the P&C operations team
  • Ensures and manage recruitment process are done professionally as per the policy and the law of the land.
  • Ensures the ‘ER’ component of the LEADER strategy is at standard or above.
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning sessions for P&C Operations, strategy, and individual business units to meet organizational goals.
  • Keep abreast and updated with changes in labour laws and legislations and provide technical guidance to all stakeholders on issues and changes in statutory requirements for management decision making
  • Provide technical support to the P&C Business Partners


End Results

  • Clear demonstration of P&C leadership
  • Effective Implementation of P&C strategy


  • Provide technical expertise on business strategies, human resources processes (including but not limited to Recruitment, Employment, Benefits/Medical, Compensation, Orientation, Staff, and Leadership Development), and organizational policies and practices in order to facilitate the attraction and retention of competent staff and entrenchment of a culture of continuous learning and performance within the National Office.
  • Manage and provide support in developing manpower plans together with the line managers and ensure timely and quality recruitment and selection processes are carried out
  • A member of the GAM team, ensuring that there is timely staffing of projects and that WVT attracts and retains critical grant personnel through the life cycle of the project.
  • Work with a legal advisor in regard to employee contracts, employment issues, disciplinary actions, and employee relation issues in general.
  • Partner with other regional P&C colleagues, National Office, Audit, and other applicable functions/sectors to develop more seamless and integrated P&C practices and policies that are aligned to WVT strategy and partnership / regional initiatives.


End Results

Efficiency and effective Business partnering function.



  • Support P&C Director Design, reviewing, and implementing HR policies, systems, and guidelines in alignment with the local labour law and the Partnership standards.
  • Sensitize all staff on the current HR policies and guidelines and review the systems/processes to identify and address gaps for effective service delivery
  • Ensure that staff physical files and data records in Our People are up-to-date and secure.
  • Provide leadership in conducting market surveys and benchmarks that will ensure that WVT stays competitive within the labour market.
  • Ensure that, within the parameters of cross-cultural and national limitations, all national and international employment practices, compensation, employee benefits, and P&C programs are within the limits of established standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies of World Vision International.
  • Provide input into and support the development and management of the P & C Budget.
  • Responsible for reporting on P&C operations. Manage the HR scorecard to measure the value added of P&C operations to the organization.
  • Identify and manage P&C operational risks, and ensure that the appropriate controls to mitigate the risks are clearly stated in P&C MWRAP and are in place in the function.


End Results

  • Staff awareness of P&C Policies
  • Ensure effective and updated documents are well filed in the staff file.
  • Ensure P&C practice aligns with Partnership Policies



  • Implement the Partnership Staff Performance Management program within the National Office with appropriate alignment to Talent processes, including tracking the identification and management of high-performing talent and poor performers.
  • Guide/support all managers on their roles in the end-to-end performance management processes
  • Coach and mentor managers and supervisors in measuring performance
  • Lead the Performance Management processes to ensure staff performance appraisals are carried out in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Ensure that Performance Agreements are in place for all WVR staff
  • Facilitate performance moderation sessions
  • Compile a Performance Report of the organization based on performance reviews done for all staff
  • Provide appropriate support to employees and managers in addressing unsatisfactory performance. Ensure that underperforming employees are identified and specific plans are created with the full intention of returning them to acceptable performance
  • Identify staff competencies required to support business plans and the levels of competency required for positions.
  • Identify and recommend training and coaching needs within all functions.   Work with the leadership team to identify top talent and create development plans to address individual professional and career objectives
  • Coordinate and engage in the design of talent development and succession plans
  • Develop and drive career management programs and the implementation of succession plans within the organization.


End Results

  • Having Effective Performance Management Process.
  • Effective Management of Poor Perfumers.


  • Partner with OD Coordinator to embed Learning culture and build organizational development capacity of the National Office.
  • Work with the OD Coordinator in the analysis of P&C data to establish trends to recommend initiatives to maximize employee engagement, productivity, and retention.
  • Partner with line management in the constant reinforcement of the World Vision (WV) Mission Statement, Core Values, Covenant of Partnership plus the WVT Strategy through staff reward and recognition programs, team-based programs, and Internal Communication in order to ensure continuous engagement and embedding of the culture organization-wide


End Results

  • Efficient and effective Organization Development Program
  • Having a Learning Culture Organization



  • Contextualize and implement support systems, services, and programs for staff well-being.
  • Administer the implementation of the staff well-being policy/initiatives, work closely with the Security team to sensitize staff to abide by the set Security protocol and coordinate critical incident debriefing for staff that have undergone stress and/or trauma in order to facilitate the management of staff welfare within the organization.
  • Analyze medical insurance reports to ensure staff health issues as well as organizational stressors are identified and addressed in a timely manner.
  • Develop and drive employee assistance programs and improvement in a workplace environment and facilitate employee engagement within the organization by conducting surveys to gauge the level of satisfaction within the organization


End Results

  • Having an effective staff welfare program.
  • Effective and well-Organized implementation of staff welfare Policies


  • Support P&C director to establish strategic networks with key International NGOs and other supporting agencies at the national and international levels to keep updated with changes in the external environment
  • Advise P&C Director to carry out benchmarks with other INGOs to identify best practices
  • Participate in all team and staff spiritual nurture activities.
  • Carry out assignments that are delegated by superiors.


End Results

  • Strengthen WVT relationship with other NGOs and INGOs




Required Professional Experience

  • Extensive experience in Human Resource Management for a minimum of 5 years in a large international organization with a minimum of 3 years served in a senior management role.
  • Experience in managing large organizational change initiatives will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of normal organizational policies, labor law, and legal requirements
  • Good skills in conflict resolution/problem solving, teamwork, crisis management, training facilitation, and coaching
  • High level of commitment and working with minimal supervision.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology, or another related field preferred.
  • Masters’ degree in Human Resources Management or any relevant field is an added advantage.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge on best Human Resource Practices in Tanzania
  • Good Knowledge on Tanzania Labour Law
  • Good People Management Skills
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Good Reporting Skills



Job Tittle: National Director – World Vision Tanzania

As the National Director, you will:

  • Set a strategic vision for the office and lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Tanzania Ministry as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure solid ministry quality and high impact in the field; be accountable for all aspects of World Vision (WV)’s work in the country.
  • Ensure that WV’s ministry directly aligns with LEAP 3 principles and contributes at scale to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfilment of their rights within families and communities.
  • Have a strong external orientation and represent WV with all donors, project partners, WV Partnership Offices and divisions, local government, church representatives and non-governmental organisations, serving according to the Power of Attorney given by WV’s Global Centre.
  • Lead national resource development, leading local fund raising and ensuring growth of local resources through effective partnerships with Government, the private sector in Tanzania, individual Tanzanians, the Church, amongst other local partners.
  • Ensure alignment with VisionFund Tanzania (VFT), World Vision’s Microfinance Institution (MFI) arm, through participation in VisionFund’s Board and other Governance structures, and provide appropriate collegial support to MFI Executive Director.
  • Facilitate the farmers to have access to credit and viable markets
  • Appropriately develop national governance through identifying national lay leaders for board membership and leading organisational transition.
  • Maintain a strong growth with quality mentality and lead the office to leverage its private resources portfolio to ensure growth in the area of grants.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support in the development and implementation of an effective Resource Development Strategy.
  • Ensure people issues are front and centre, promoting an office that embraces diversity, interfaith collaboration, gender balance and engagement with all Partnership staff.


Major Responsibilities:


Spiritual Leadership:

  • Ensure that the office has a strong and integrated Faith and Development strategy that includes staff nurture, integration of program approaches such as Covenant with umbrella church bodies, Celebrating Families, FBFs, etc.
  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.
  • Ensure that office leadership is capable to work in interfaith contexts and is familiar with World Visions commitments.
  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

  • Ensure high quality ministry approaches that align with LEAP 3 principles and ensure best practice development work at scale.
  • Ensure strong ability to measure Child Well-being (CWB) outcomes and maintain a green rating on the CWB report each year.
  • Ensure strong engagement in resource mobilisation, including positioning and support to grant acquisition efforts to raise additional resources and diversify WV Tanzania’s portfolio.
  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.
  • Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits and ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure impact, accountability and compliance.
  • Ensure that a strong national Monitoring & Evaluation strategy is in place and that M&E systems are streamlined to reduce processes and focus on child well-being.
  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards and to meet reporting requirements from donors, Regional Offices, local partners.


Strategy, Operating Plan and Long and Short-Term Targets:

  • Ensure there is a documented office strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans, and the latter have been derived from the office strategy and has clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.
  • Ensure that Ministry strategies are aligned with Regional and Partnership strategic priorities.
  • Ensure there are clear strategies for People & Culture (HR), Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and
  • Partnership Strategies. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies.


Leadership and Management of WV Tanzania:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of WV Tanzania strategies and work.
  • Lead Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and ensure diverse representation on the leadership team.
  • Strong focus on leadership and people management, ensuring the most capable and qualified staff members are in place to implement office strategy and operational plans.
  • Lead the growth and development of SLT members  by facilitating SLT secondments to other National Offices; exchanges and other exposure opportunities that would contribute to their growth into international and local leadership roles
  • Lead processes to develop national office governance from advisory status to governing board. Lead processes to transition the office to fully interdependent status.
  • Review and approve WV Tanzania’s succession plan.
  • Ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plans are updated and executed.
  • Promote and participate in leadership development initiatives, including those for staff at management levels in the field and at the National Office level.
  • Lead and manage WVT’s team in a way that facilitates a high-performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity.
  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.
  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seeking to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level; Champion WVTs leadership team in the proper implementation of Performance Evaluations on a midterm and annual basis for the whole organisation.
  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being, both for international and local employees.
  • Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organisation, which includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.
  • Set up and regularly update the National Office enterprise risk management (ERM) framework to identify, manage and report on key risks.
  • Visit field projects frequently to encourage, build relationships and support WV programs.
  • Ensure that initiatives directed to build capacity required to implement local fundraising are included in the office capacity-building plan.


Advocacy and Representation:

  • Represent WVT and engage and build strategic alliances with the government of the country, WVT board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.
  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within Tanzania that relate to CWB.
  • Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need.
  • Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to develop public and stakeholders confidence and trust.
  • Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.
  • Ensure that the WV brand is respected within the country and that all vehicles and facilities are properly branded with standard WV branding.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing a strong donor experience and acquisition of ministry funds.
  • Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimisation of all resources.


Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance:

  • Ensure efficient and effective organisational practices that result in successful financial and operational audit scores.
  • Ensure action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner. Undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.
  • Oversee and ensure strong engagement of leadership in monthly FFRs and ensure rapid action on issues raised.
  • Ensure strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.
  • Ensure strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.
  • Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximise results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.
  • Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices’ donors, the government and other stakeholders.
  • Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.


Governance, Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

  • Ensure the office complies with local labour law requirements and standards.
  • Maintain an external legal counsel that can support WV leadership when required.
  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI standards and principles implementation.
  • Ensure that the entity functions in a complementary, cohesive manner where principles of interdependence and twin citizenship guide the contribution made to the Partnership and the use of WV Partnership resources.
  • Ensure effective Governance of the National Office, ensuring Board & Committee meetings are held and succession planning is effectively managed for effective oversight, insight and foresight by the WVT Board.


Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.
  • Review security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and risk assessments at national Regional and Cluster Office levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.
  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.
  • Liaise with other international organisations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.


Resource Development and Management:

  • Explore opportunities and facilitate Resource Development business planning. Align with regional Grant Acquisition Management (GAM) team objectives.
  • Develop and implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan to generate funds locally.
  • Execute plan to generate funds from a variety of donors.
  • Implement long term and short-term programs that create new opportunities for acquisition, retention and transformation of a diverse set of private donors.
  • Ensure strong external engagement and visibility of WV Tanzania to help promote its work to key donors and acquire greater levels of resource for ministry from a diverse set of donors.
  • Ensure strong grants management to create trust and engagement with the donor for accessing future resources and increased credibility.


MFI Strategic Management:

  • As a member of the VisionFun board, ensure that VisionFund’s micro-finance ministry is integrated with World Vision’s Ministry to promote fullness of life for children and their communities;
  • Facilitate programmatic integration of VisionFund and APs/ADPs operations.

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Knowledge/Qualifications for the role:


  • Master’s degree in development studies, international development, management, administration or social sciences or any other relevant masters qualification
  • Training in NGO leadership and experience in leading diverse teams that include national and international staff.
  • 10 years’ relevant experience in international relief and development with progressively more complex and higher-level leadership roles.
  • Previous work experience as National or Country Director is preferred
  • Fluency in English/strong written and spoken English language skills and ability to communicate the Mission and Vision of the organisation well.
  • Experience with integrated community development programming, with a diverse knowledge of technical program
  • Experience in managing large and complex operations in emergency/refugee contexts
  • Excellent grant acquisition experience, including experience with a diverse set of donors, as well as a strong ability to partner and position for complex grants.
  • Experience in leading local fundraising, including management responsibilities preferably over the areas of fundraising with major private donors and Governments.
  • Experience in Microfinance operations is an advantage.
  • Experience in being a member of Board or Board support at Executive level, and also understanding of Board mandate
  • Significant management experience (general/operational) where there is evidence of both accountability and managerial know-how, and high-quality delivery of results.
  • Strong ability to engage externally with donors, partners and other stakeholders. Evidence of building coalitions and engaging externally to influence policy and strategic directions.
  • Experience with World Vision desirable
  • Proven track record of leading multi-cultural teams in complex, culturally and politically-sensitive contexts and/or multi-sectoral emergency response projects.
  • Must exhibit composure and professionalism. Able to represent World Vision to government officials, donors and other external stakeholders in a professional and self-assured manner.
  • Have worked in Africa and understand the context and cultures of the continent.
  • Able to interact with a variety of individuals and ethnic groups.
  • Strong developer of teams and ability to embrace leadership principles and promote staff engagement and wellbeing.
  • Model Christian commitment and integrity while embracing denominational diversity and demonstrating an ability to engage in an interfaith context.
  • Strong moral values and convictions. Personal life which is exemplary.


Preferred knowledge and experience:

  • Experience with large bilateral and multilateral grant acquisition and compliance as well multi-sectorial humanitarian operations.
  • Proven Leadership and Management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and make tough decisions
  • Proven visionary and strategic abilities.
  • Achieving quality results and service, practicing accountability and integrity, and communicating information effectively
  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly, understanding the humanitarian industry, understanding World Vision’s mission and operations, and practicing innovation and change
  • Building collaborative relationships, practicing gender and cultural diversity, and influencing individuals and groups
  • Supporting World Vision’s Christian identify and commitments, learning for growth and development, and maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness
  • Develops diverse, high-performing teams through effective recruitment, coaching and team-building
  • Role models biblical ethics and principles in action
  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.
  • Knowledge of UN humanitarian architecture and donor community
  • Knowledge of LEAP 3 processes and Transformational Development preferred.
  • Experience and/or understanding of advocacy execution, national advocacy strategy development and leading advocacy efforts as a pillar of a theory of change.
  • Experience in technical programming in at least one of the major ministry components (Relief, Development or Advocacy), close familiarity with the other two.


Travel and Work Environment Requirements:

  • Domestic Travel: 20% Regular internal travel to project areas is required.
  • International Travel: 30% international travel will be required
  • Office based however some level of travel is expected within the WV Tanzania and to other places. Some travel may be in remote location with minimal facilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment
  • On call: 10% In emergency and disaster situations, the position will be required to be on-call.
  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent, as appropriate for fragile contexts



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