Website WiLDAF Tanzania
Provides legal service to women and children who cannot hire advocates.
Women in Law and Development in Africa Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF), is a pan African women’s rights network which is dedicated to promoting and strengthening strategies that link law and development to increase women’s participation and influence at community, national, region and international levels.
It was founded in February, 1990 in Harare Zimbabwe – following the NGO forum held within the context of the UN Decade for women- and, whose theme was “Women rights and Development: Network for Empowerment in Africa”. Since then, the organization has established chapters in 26 African countries, including Tanzania, constituting over 350 organizations and 3,000 individuals who share these objectives. WiLDAF has 20 years of experience and an excellent track record to advance women’s rights and their status in Tanzania.
This is because gender equality is not only a fundamental right, but also a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Our Focus Areas Of Intervention And Priority Programs:
- Increased Access To Justice For Women, Girls, And Other Marginalized Citizens
- Reduced Gender Based Violence To End Violence Against Women And Children
- Strengthened Women’s And Young Women’s Participation In Leadership And Feminist Movements.
- Increased Access To Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights (SRHR) And Bodily Autonomy
- Enhanced Women Economic Justice And Rights
- Strengthened Partnership And Institutional Capacity That Is Supported By A Good Governance Framework That Is Gender Inclusive And Sustainable.
Duties And Responsibilities
Other Duties and Responsibilities will include;
Grant Management 60%
- Setting grant management policies, developing and enforcing procedures that assure transparency in the grants processes.
- Co-ordinate the project’s grants accounting, reporting, compliance and risk management.
- Review and finalize sub recipients’ budgets, prepare contracts/agreements, facilitate funds disbursement and follow up on compliance.
- Handle correspondences and matters concerning grant management in consultation with the Project Manager and Grants Manager.
- Receive and review periodic grants reports for all sub recipients, liquidate the eligible costs and take relevant action on the expenses rendered ineligible.
- Provide feedback to all sub recipients on grants performance.
- Assist in the preparation of progress update reports as per donor requirements and Wildaf policies.
- Provide on-site mentorship to sub recipients and capacity development to them to plan, implement, monitor and report on grants awarded.
- Organize and facilitate mentorship, training, workshops/seminars for the sub recipients, to facilitate understanding of the grants process, implementations, reporting and accounting.
- Prepare grants and solicitation documents when required.
- Track grants fund during implementation on monthly basis, cumulatively, and by the grantee.
- Ensure compliance with donor regulation and any special awards condition.
- Conduct site visits for grantees as necessary.
- Support with grants reporting to donors, completion, close out and grantees for compliance as necessary.
- Maintaining individual files on each beneficiary that is shared with all project staff and meticulously updated and confirmed.
- Ensure that the contracts, policies and procedures are in accordance to the National laws
- Provide guidance in interpreting and executing applicable regulations, terms and conditions of the grant
- Ensure that WiLDAF comply with the USAID’s financial regulation in management of donor funds
- Conduct periodic reviews including site visits to the project beneficiaries
- Train project staff on procedures and requirements.
Other duties 10%
- Serve as a member of the fundraising committee and participate on proposal budget development
- Participate in the development’s work plans and reports
- Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Education Other Skills Required
- Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Accountancy , Finance , Commerce or any relevant field
- Strong financial and grant management in USAID related projects will be highly preferred
- 3 to 5 years’ working experience in CSOs grants management
- Good knowledge and understanding of NGO statutory and compliance requirements
- In depth understanding of project cycle management (including problem/objectives trees, stakeholders analysis , project planning and budgeting)
- Proven capacity building and mentoring for grass-root CSOs, pre- funding assessment, contract design, compliance management, data analysis, budget and report review for CSOs.
- Ability to train and support staff and managing donor relationships and funding
Core Attributes and Skills:
- Excellent analytical and numerical skills
- Training and mentoring others
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Budget management
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Computer literacy
- Team player
- Honesty and integrity
- Ability to work under minimum supervision.
Code of Conduct:
To uphold WiLDAF’s financial policies and procedures , staff code of conduct and values at all times during the course of your post with the organization. Acting as a role model in the course of your duties
How to Apply: