|Description||Project: Sauti Mpya. CSOs-media partnership for amplifying youth and women’s voices (EU co-funded project – CSOs / Human Rights)Department/Area: Cooperation|
Relate to: Country Representative
WeWorld-GVC, recently constituted from the merger of two NGOs, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision.
At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).
WeWorld-GVC is operational in Tanzania since 2010. It works in partnership with local organisations and in close cooperation with government authorities. The geographical areas of intervention have been up to now Njombe Region, Arusha Region and Dar es Salaam. WeWorld-GVC is committed to protect the rights of children, especially girls, to a quality and inclusive education and supports children, adolescents and youth victims of trafficking and sexual/domestic abuse and exploitation. WeWorld-GVC has been awarded a grant by the Delegation of European Commission in Tanzania, in the framework of the call for proposal EuropeAid/162969/DD/ACT/TZ (Lot 1 – CSOs) for the Action “Sauti Mpya. CSOs-media partnership for amplifying youth and women’s voices. [Sauti Mpya: new voices]. The Overall Objective of the Action is to contribute to women and youth’s freedom of expression, access to information and awareness on fundamental freedoms. The Action recognizes that journalists, the media and CSOs play different, but equally vital roles in creating an inclusive society that values self-expression and defends fundamental freedoms, and therefore has the Specific Objective to promote CSOs-media partnerships and dialogue with Local Authorities to increase media coverage of human rights issues and quality of reporting, with particular focus on challenges to women and youth’s rights.
Scope of the job
WeWorld-GVC is recruiting a Project Manager for the Action EC co-funded mentioned above, that is due to start in January/February 2020 and will last 24 months. The role requires to start-up and manage the Project, which involves 4 local partners, and will take place in 3 regions (Mbeya, Kigoma, Mtwara), and marginally in Dar as Salaam; in addition it is required to support the Country representative in expanding the action of WeWorld-GVC in Tanzania.
|Town/City||Dar es Salaam with frequent missions to Mbeya, Kigoma, Mtwara|
|Experience / Qualifications||Main responsibilities|
Qualifications and Knowledge:
Skills and Abilities
|Experience||5 to 10 years|
|Areas of activity||Human rights, Other|
|Salary / Allowance||Contract type: 12 months renewable (including 3 months as probation period)Starting Date: January/February 2020|
Gross salary: To be defined according to the candidate’s profile
|How to apply||Application deadline: 8th December, 2019Application procedure: Send your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected] with reference TA1 only prelected candidates will be contacted; the applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position may be awarded before the deadline|
|Advertisement expiration date||08/12/2019|