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Programme Officer Development Job Vacancy at the Irish Embassy in Tanzania 2023

Programme Officer Development Job Vacancy at the Irish Embassy in Tanzania 2023

Programme Officer Development Job Vacancy at the Irish Embassy in Tanzania

Programme Officer: Development

Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam

Our mission is to promote and protect abroad the values, interests and economic well-being of

Ireland and its people We do this under the political direction of our ministers, through our staff at home and our Embassy network abroad.

The goal of the Embassy of Ireland is to promote Irish values and interests in Tanzania and the Great Lakes sub-region. This is in line with Ireland's commitment to achieving Sustainable Development Goals. The Embassy tries to promote Ireland's values and interests by working for peace, prosperity, and equality, with a focus on women and girls in Tanzania.

The Embassy of Ireland is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join a growing team in the position of Programme Officer: Development in the Embassy.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The precise range of duties will vary over time according to the needs of the Embassy, but will include the following:

Work in accordance with the Department of Foreign Affairs Standard Approach to Grant Management (SAGM) including maintaining files, processing grant payments and tracking;

Work effectively within a whole of Embassy approach that underpins the 2022-26 Mission Strategy;

Contribute to the Embassy’s policy, strategy and reporting relating to Gender Equality, Governance and Human Rights, including formulation of key messages and event planning;

Represent the Embassy on appropriate working groups and coordination structures for Gender Equality, Governance and Human Rights;

Maintain a strong network of key stakeholders in the sector, including through representing the Embassy in relevant working groups and coordination structures;

Participate in Embassy strategic planning processes and contribute to cross-Embassy teamwork on Gender, Governance and Human Rights, putting women and girls at the centre;

Contribute to work across and within appropriate Mission structures and working groups – in particular as the secretariat for the Gender Action Team and in coordinating the Development Management Team;

Carry out additional responsibilities that may be assigned by line management from time to time.

Essential Requirements: candidates must be able to demonstrate 

The candidate must have:

A graduate qualification in social studies, development, human rights or a related discipline relevant to the requirements of this post.

At least 5 years working in a Tanzanian national or international organisation in a field related to gender, women's rights and governance.

A proven capacity for delivering timely results and taking responsibility for quality outcomes.

A sound understanding of key concepts relating to gender transformative approaches and women’s movement building; monitoring, evaluation and learning; governance and human rights.

Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

A proven appetite for learning and a structured approach to self-development / career progress Excellent communication skills including fluent written and verbal English.

Fluency in Kiswahili.

The successful candidate must have a legal entitlement to live and work in Tanzania before recruitment.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.

A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting Tanzania, including a clear understanding of the relevant Tanzanian policies and institutional frameworks.

Experience working in or closely with women’s movements and women's rights organizations in Tanzania

Programme Officer Development Job Vacancy at the Irish Embassy in Tanzania

Terms and conditions of employment:

The successful candidate will be offered a three-year renewable contract, including a six-month probationary period. Start date: 01 July 2023, or sooner if possible.

Primary work location: Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam

Working hours: full-time, or 38 hours per week. There are 24 days of annual leave. Occasional late working or attendance at work-related events outside of working hours is required (periodic travel will be required).

The salary for the position is TSH 5,395,160 per month and TSH 70,137,074 annually, including a 13th month, paid locally, plus health insurance and training opportunities. Salaries are paid directly to a bank account; therefore, the successful candidate must have a bank account.

How to apply

Completed application forms should be sent via e-mail only to with the subject line “Programme Officer Development”

Application Form – Programme Officer: Development

Applications must be received before 17:00hrs (local time) on 15 April 2023

CVs or cover letters will not be accepted. (No applications will be accepted after this deadline)

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Selection Process:

Depending on the number of applications received, short-listed candidates may be called for a competency-based interview informed on the Essential Requirements above.

It is planned that interviews will be held before the end of May 2023.

A skills test may be included in the recruitment process;

A second and third interview may be included in the recruitment process; and

A panel may be set up depending on the calibre of candidates;

General Data Protection Regulation:

All personal information received will be kept in line with GDPR guidelines.

Security Clearance for Local Staff 

People who are being considered for a job will have to get a security clearance from the police. Enquiries may also be made with the police force of any country in which the applicant under consideration for appointment resides. If unsuccessful, this information will be destroyed. If the applicant subsequently comes under consideration for another position, they will be required to provide this information again.

Please note that canvassing will disqualify applicants.

The Embassy of Ireland is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.



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