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Project Coordinator Job at Stromme Foundation April, 2023
Project Coordinator For The Enhanced Livelihoods Through Commercial Agriculture Production Project (ELCAP)
Stromme Foundation is a professional development organization which employs a rights-based approach in programming to ensure meaningful and transformational inclusion and empowerment of the most vulnerable. Stromme Foundation’s headquarters are in Kristiansand – Norway with country programs in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka in Asia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda in East Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger in West Africa.
Stromme Foundation recognizes that people directly targeted by our programs are not mere beneficiaries, but active rights holders and participants in their development processes. Therefore, Stromme Foundation places rights-holders at the core of her programmes to ensure the highest impact and sustainability. Stromme Foundation works through strategic partnerships with civil society, private and public sector underpinned by core values of human dignity, respect, solidarity, and justice.
With funding from NORAD, Stromme Foundation is leading a consortium with Sustainable Environment Management Agency (SEMA), Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Returkraft, Engineers Without Boarders (EWB), and Climate Smart Farming Solutions (CSFS) to implement a four-year Enhanced Livelihoods through Commercial Agricultural Production (ELCAP) Project in Singida region, Tanzania. The project overall goal is to sustainably improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, their households and other value-chain stakeholders through enhanced income generation, novel biochar formulation value chains, market linkages, private sector partnerships and job creation.
Stromme foundation is therefore seeking to recruit a professional, dynamic and results oriented Tanzania national to provide strategic leadership to the ELCAP project in the capacity of Project coordinator for an initial two-year contract with possibility for renewal based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
The ELCAP Project Coordinator will have the overall responsibility for effective planning, coordination, monitoring, implementation, and promotion of ELCAPs livelihoods activities in line with the SF strategic plan, vision, mission, values, and objectives. The coordinator will be required to apply a wide variety of livelihood development tools and approaches to catalyze innovative services, facilitate linkages between market actors, manage stakeholders’ relationships, and coordinate the reporting among consortium members.
The ELCAP project Coordinator will be based in the Stromme Foundation Tanzania Country Office with regular field travel to the Singida Region. The post holder will report to the Regional Economic Inclusion Specialist and Stromme Foundation Country Director for Tanzania with the main duties of leading Project Implementation (30%), Strategic Partnerships, Collaboration, Networking and Relationship Management (10%), Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (30%), Financial Planning, Management, and Compliance (10%), People Management and Development (10%) and Capacity building for partners (10%).
interested candidates must Hold a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agribusiness, or any other related field from a reputable academic institution. Graduate qualification in development studies, business administration or management studies will be an added advantage.
Candidates should possess a minimum of five-year experience in large national or international Non- Governmental Organizations or Government departments where they have managed Livelihoods projects focusing on Commercial Agricultural Production, coordinating partnership and consortium projects, private sector engagement, business financing for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s), agricultural extension, training savings and producer groups, promoting youth green entrepreneurship, digital financing and the commercial village model.
The suitable Candidate should demonstrate strong (English) verbal and written communication, financial management, participatory Monitoring Evaluation and Research, computer literacy, gender mainstreaming, disability inclusion, analytic and problem-solving, negotiation and influencing skills.
Candidates will also be required to demonstrate the Ability to think strategically, work creatively, multitask, meet strict deadlines, work on own initiative as well as a member of a team, and work in a multicultural environment.
Anyone interested in the position must be committed to gender- sensitive and non-discriminatory attitudes, anti-corruption, safeguarding, respect and dignity for all people, solidarity with the most vulnerable and promotion of justice.
How to Apply
Nafasi za kazi Stromme Foundation – All suitably qualified and interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 3 reference contacts including your most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Regional Director, Stromme Foundation East Africa Region, Plot 1, Kololo Hill Drive, P.0 Box 27200, Kampala, Uganda. Or send by email to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 23rd April 2023
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualication.
Note: This is a national position and only Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply. Stromme Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and everyone who meets the requirement is encouraged to apply regardless of sex, disability, religion, or ethnic background.