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Social Cohesion and Marketing Coordinator job at Good Neighbors

Vacancy title:
Social Cohesion and Marketing Coordinator

Jobs at:

Good Neighbors

Deadline of this Job:
19 March 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Kasulu, Kigoma , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Social Cohesion and Marketing Coordinator leads, coordinate and supports the development and implementation of all project activities, managing, coaching and providing managerial and technical supervision for staff. He/she must be aware of, and adhered to Good
Neighbors Tanzania Code of Conduct and Ethics. He/she will have a calm, friendly and professional manner with a passion for delivery and professionalism. He/she will also be capable to see through a task to completion with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage, design and coordinate all project activities to ensure timely implementation and in accordance to GNTZ guidelines, policies and standards.
• Manage and ensure submission of monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports.
• Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
• Creating best practices for improving farming to the beneficiaries, linkages to productive value chains and markets and addressing issues leading to post-harvest loss.
• Participate effectively in all relevant coordination meetings.
• Timely identification of challenges, gaps and the development of solutions for the project.
• Working on peace building with members of both refuges and host communities to ensure stability, economic growth and prosperity.
• Manage facilitation and development of market research and gap analysis through market assessment, empowering AMCOS and farmer groups.
• Establishing early warning and participatory mechanism for host and refugee’s communities.
• Lead and manage project staff members including coaching, ensuring coordination and capacity development.
• Create sustainable working environment including supporting staff with information and tools to help them improve performance.
• Provide on the job training as much as required and adapt trainings/coaching to specific staff needs.
• Ensure all staff members have relevant job description, work plans and that performance appraisals are conducted and performance followed up as needed.
• Explore new business and partnership.
• Ensure monitoring of the project through team meetings, monitoring visits, regular reporting and any other monitoring as needed.
• Develop and manage project budgets.
• Required to attend at least 3 courses every year as provided by GN academy including any other courses provided by GNTZ or by any other training institution, aiming to develop knowledge and capacity in own work.
• Required to achieve 90% of individual annual targets and project annual targets.

Qualification, experiences and competencies
• Master’s degree in Project Management, Community Development or any other related field.
• Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in humanitarian/development context preferably with refugees and community.
• Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in management level position.
• In-depth knowledge of best farming practices, agriculture, productive value chains and related areas.
• Demonstrate capacities to establish and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with government officials, local organizations, Co-operatives, communities and other stakeholders.
• Experience in volatile and complex situations.
• Prior experience of living and working in Kigoma is preferable.
• Experience in working with NGO.
• Strong verbal/written communication skills.
• An excellent written and oral command of English and Swahili.
• Strong problem-solving skills, creativity in decision making. Strong leadership, operation and management skills.

Other Competencies/Attributes:
• Honesty, integrity, transparency and professionalism.
• Ability to manage a large workload and multiple tasks in limited time period.
• Flexible and adaptability to transitions.
• Self-motivated with strong initiative.
• Report writing skills.
• Ability to follow instructions and work with minimum supervision.
• Competence in Ms Office applications, Ms word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Perform other duties as may be required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education: Associate Degree


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