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Nafasi za Kazi Toka Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).....Mwisho tarehe 8 June 2015


Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an agency of the 'Government of Japan responsible for implementing Japan's Official Development Assistance (ODA).
To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of its activities in the' country, JICA is now inviting applications from suitably qualified and self - motivated Tanzanians of high personal integrity to apply for the following position:

Background of the position:

The position is a very exciting one for those who are seeking an opportunity of working at a donor agency and experiencing development cooperation activities. At the beginning the recruited staff will be expected to cover a wide range of tasks ranging from logistic to substantial ones. 
After obtaining necessary practical experience the staff will be expected to play a key role as the "relationship manager" between JICA and key stakeholders of the Tanzanian side through creating favorable environment for the JICA projects and updating
(i) policy and institutional issues
(ii) hot issues in the Tanzanian Government and in the development-cooperation community 
(iii) human assets and maintenance, and
(iv) the situation of the assets produced by on-going and completed JICA projects.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
Under the direct and overall supervision of the Senior Representative and in collaboration with the Representative in charge of public social service delivery (e.q, water, health, and local governance, etc.) the incumbent will be expected to perform the following activities:
1.    Information collection, analysis and sharing among stakeholders
•    To collect and analyze public policy, public social service delivery sector related information that includes water supply and sanitation, local governance related activities of various development partners, policy and regulations, latest news of water supply and sanitation, local governance related sector development in Tanzania and neighboring countries.

•    To share the collected and analyzed information with the relevant stakeholders through appropriate channels.
2.    Management of on-going projects, formulation of new projects and follow-up of completed projects
•    To conduct monitoring and evaluation of on-going projects in collaboration with project experts and Tanzanian counterparts.
•    To support the formulation of future cooperation in accordance with Japan's assistance strategy in Tanzania
•    To follow-up the situation of completed projects when necessary.
•    To support missions coming from Japan for the activities (1) - (3) above from both substantial and logistic aspects.
3.    Common tasks
•    To go out for business trips in relation to the above
mentioned tasks.
•    To attend meetings with project related experts, private enterprises, research institutions or governmental organizations to engage in exchange of opinions and information.
•    To support Public Relations activities of Japanese assistance in water supply and sanitation, local governance related sector.

•    To translate Kiswahili documents in English-and vice versa when information sharing is necessary.

4.    Other
•    To perform any other duties as may be assigned by JICA from time to time.
Applicants should have the following basic qualifications:
1)    Necessary background: Governance, public policy, economic development, public service delivery
2)    Academic qualifications: Bachelor degree in the above mentioned fields
3)    Working experience: more than five years (excluding self- employment period, if any
4)    Age; between 28 and 35
Application procedure:
If you are interested in the above position please submit your type written application to the address below enclosing the following documents:
1)    Your detailed curriculum vitae plus names and contacts of two referees
2)    A one page (A4 size) explanation on (i) what motivated you to apply for the position and (ii) how you think you can contribute to the enhancement of JICA activities in the country.
Deadline for submission of Applications; JUNE 8, 2015

Remuneration: Reasonable remuneration will be paid to the successful candidate.

NOTE: Please note that JICA will contact only those candidates who will be short listed for interview. Those applicants who will not have been contacted by June 30, 2015 should consider themselves as having been unsuccessful.

Kindly direct your applications/inquiries to the following

Employment Team
General Affairs Section,
JICA Tanzania Office,
3rd Floor Barclays House, Ohio Street
P.O. Box 9450
Dar es Salaam
Source; daily News 11th may 2015
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