Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officer Job Vacancies at PASADA – 2 Positions

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Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officer Job Vacancies at PASADA – 2 Positions

Job advert for the position of  Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officer ( 2 Positions)

Position Summary: Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Officers (2 positions)

Economic Strengthening and Livelihoods Officer (ESLO) is an important position for each Councils Team implementing ACHIEVE Tanzania project with an overall objective of supporting at risk Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) and OVC Caregivers participation in Economic Strengthening (ES) activities. The position holder will specifically strive to integrate evidence based financial literacy modules to empower AGYW and OVC Caregivers to establish and sustain viable Income Generating Activities (IGAs) at Councils Team level.

 Roles & Responsibilities: 

• Directly supervise and provide technical support to Livelihood Volunteers (LVs) and Independent Livelihood Volunteers (ILVs) in his or        her Councils Team level.

• Provide consistent monitoring, coaching and mentorship support to Livelihood Volunteers (LVs) in his or her council and ensure that they     master the skills to graduate into Independent Livelihood Volunteers (ILVs) at Councils Team level.

• Recruit and train LVs in the WORTH Yetu model and oversee LVs to establish and support technically new and inherited WORTH Yetu           groups at Councils Team level.

• Ensure that LVs provide facilitation support for WORTH Yetu Groups and ensure that 60% of project enrolled caregivers, destitute               household members with lower savings levels and interest join WORTH Yetu Groups.

• Ensure that WORTH Yetu Groups establish Community Resource Mobilization Committees (CRMC) to map community resources for social     protection.

• Conduct overarching mapping of economic strengthening service providers in implementation areas at Councils Team level.

• Work with district-level TASAF to ensure ACHIEVE Project Tanzania is aware of new expansion areas and that TASAF can refer TASAF          beneficiaries to ACHIEVE Project Tanzania for screening and enrolment.

• Roll out a Household Financial Literacy and Money Management curriculum to LVs and ensure a quality roll out to WORTH Yetu members    at Councils Team level.

• Lead in conducting market assessments and creation of business networks and learning and sharing cohorts within industry types at             Councils Team level

. • Train LVs to roll out a self-assessment tool with mature groups; establish relationships with pro-poor financial institutions.

• Provide continuous supportive supervision to LVs to ensure quality economic strengthening programming through Instruction, Modelling, Rehearsing and Feedback (IMRF) approach at Councils Team level.

• Submit timely economic strengthening and youth updates to the Program Manager for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and             annual reports at Councils Team level.

• Document Economic Strengthening specific lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication at Councils Team        level.

• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator

. Minimum required Qualifications, Experience and Skills Education:

• Diploma in Business Administration, or economics, Community Development, Community Economic Development (CED), Social Work           etc.

• Bachelor’s degree or higher, in the above-mentioned fields will be an added advantage

. Skills:

• Strong M&E skills and experience in strategic information

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English including excellent training skills in working with adult learners, particularly at the community level.

• Able and willing to work flexible hours as needed without constantly or close supervision • Demonstrate leadership and team building skills.

• Diplomacy and negotiation skills that demonstrate ability to collaborate coordinate with a range of stakeholders and complex priorities. Experience:

• At least two (2) years’ experiences in a field position with an organization in public health or OVC programming. Experience in establishment, formation, and supporting community groups, IGAs etc. are preferred.

• Experienced with PEPFAR 3.0 funded project in Tanzania.

• Experience implementing program and donor regulations, systems, and procedures.

• Experience in an Appreciative Inquiry (AI) approach in development and social work

Job Application Procedure:

Please send your application letter along with the updated curriculum vitae (CV) in one document to recruitment@pasada.or.tz. In your CV, please indicate three reputable referees. Send your application before 23rd June,2024.

The application letter should be addressed to.

Executive Director,

PASADA Tanzania,

P. O. Box 70225,

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania.

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NB: Hand delivery will not be considered

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@pasada.or.tz