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Program Officer at Amani Girls Organization

Program Officer at Amani Girls Organization

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Amani Girls Organization (AGO) is a Non-governmental Organization, founded in 2004 and registered with registration number 00NGO/R1/00249. For more than 18 years, AGO has been working to build protective and productive resources for children, youth, and families to enable their active participation in community and National development. Strategically, AGO executes programs in Adolescent Health promotion, Education Support, and Social Protection of children, adolescent girls, and young women. AGO commits to advancing adolescent girls’ rights in Tanzania, and supporting marginalized and vulnerable populations (particularly OVCs, Adolescent Girls, and Young Women and their families), through inclusive livelihood and movement building.    

Following a new partnership with Stromme Foundation (SF) to support the implementation of 7 years Stromme Foundation Strategic Plan in Tanzania, specifically within the Singida Region. AGO is looking for qualified individuals who will fill in the available vacancy in the current AGO structure. AGO is willing to employ the following positions: –

  1. Program Officer – Community Managed Savings Groups (CMSG): 1 Post based in Singida. Job Description:

The CMSG program officer will oversee the savings and lending group activities. S/he will be responsible for operationalizing a model that equips women to shape their future and increase their household income security. Will develop clear implementation models to standardize CMSG’s operations and document every step in Savings information management systems.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the identification and establishment of CMSGs.
  • Conduct capacity building and supportive supervision of CMG’s animators to ensure effective operationalization of savings activities.
  • Facilitate monthly joint review and planning meetings with CMSG’s animators.
  • Facilitate the linkage of CMSGs and other financial institutions to access more services.
  • capacity building to CMSG members on financial literacy and Income Generating Activities (IGAs).
  • Support the MERL officer to develop and manage MIS for CMSG activities: collecting, cleaning & compilation, analysis, and utilization.
  • Preparing reports on program progress and quality of the activities.

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Development, Economics, Gender studies, social work, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience implementing Women’s economic empowerment programs, savings groups,
  • Experience linking community savings groups to banking services.
  • Experience in mentoring and training on women’s financial inclusion and economic empowerment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, negotiation skills, project management skills, and ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using savings management information systems like SAVIX MIS.
  • In-depth knowledge of coordinating with government structures and representatives.

GENERAL CRITERIA REQUIRED at Amani Girls Organization

AGO is an equal-opportunity employer promoting gender, equity, and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other key vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants aged 25 – 35 years are given preference. Extensive experience working with OVCs, Youth, and Caregivers, particularly Adolescent Girls and Young Women. Proven competency in working with OVC, ECD, Income and Job Creation, Ultra Poor Graduation (UPG) programs, and Parenting programs. Effectiveness of working with cultural and youth and caregivers’ diversity. Singida resident applicants are encouraged to apply. A valid driving license is an added advantage.  

Remuneration

AGO offers a competitive package for selected candidates in line with Salary history, Academic

qualifications, and relevant experience.

APPLICATION MODE at Amani Girls Organization

To apply, please indicate the position title you are applying for, in the subject line of your e-mail. Applications must include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter, and your salary history. 

Applications, that Do NOT Include ALL of the required elements, Will Not Be ConsideredAll Applications Should Be Sent Through E-mail: vacancy@amanigirls.or.tz Electronics applications are encouraged. Arrange all of your applications as a single PDF document.

The subject on your application e-mail should be the title of the position you are applying for. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd May 2024, at 23:59/Tanzania time.

CAUTION TO THE APPLICANTS:

Some fake adverts online require candidates to apply through some e-mail addresses of public domains, e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, Ymail, etc. Kindly note: vacancy@amanigirls.or.tz is the official address to use for this recruitment. Please ignore any of those adverts.

STRICTLY

We do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will be informed by the AGO Human Resource Manager and or AGO Liaison Manager through phone or email: info@amanigirls.or.tz 

WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY

Whistle-blowers are encouraged to raise their concerns under the Amani Girls Organization.  Therefore, our whistleblowing policy provides for reporting to the email address whistleblowing@amanigirls.or.tz

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