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Ad ID 3359410
Application deadline 24. Sep

Program Assistant- Climate Smart Economic Empowerment (CSEE)

Kinondoni, Kijitonyama Dar Es Salaam
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Business / Employer name
Norwegian Church Aid
Company Industry
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
Years of Experience
1 year
Number of Positions

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is a diaconal organization mandated by churches and Christian organizations in Norway to work with people around the world to eradicate poverty and injustice. In Tanzania, NCA works mainly with Faith Based Organization (FBOs) to uphold human dignity, promote human rights and accompany poor and marginalized communities in their struggles for economic and social justice. NCA implements programs that are aligned with NCA global strategy, people’s needs in Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania’s development policies. NCA’s focus areas include strengthening interfaith civil society and building social cohesion, fighting inequality, improving agricultural production in a climate change environment, and increasing market access as well as ensuring gender justice. NCA is Core Humanitarian Standard certified.

NCA is seeking a motivated, result driven, qualified, and competent candidate to fill in the position of Program Assistant - CSEE.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Follow up on the reporting from field staff including compiling of weekly performance reports.
• Support CSEE partners and field staff in accessing agricultural kits and other inputs from NCA logistics partner and other input providers.
• Conduct regular stock taking and record keeping of CSEE assets including irrigation equipment, inputs, and other technologies.
• Support fundraising activities and new project development.
• Document meeting minutes, resolutions, and key lessons for improving performance of the CSEE program whenever necessary.
• Prepare for meetings such as quarterly CSEE coordination meetings including logistics for partners and field staff as planned by NCA.
• Work closely with other NCA staff in integrating the CSEE program with other NCA programs.
• Provide technical / agronomic support to partners and field staff including promotion of best climate smart agronomic practices.
• Maintain good collaboration with partners as well as local communities, authorities, and relevant government departments.
• Travel to attend meetings, training activities, and be involved in building needed networks to the program.
• Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by NCA Programs Manager or Program Leads.

• Strong drive for high performance.
• Knowledge and skills in digital monitoring and evaluation systems will be an added advantage.
• Strong motivation for change (change maker) and passion to work with rural small-scale farmers.
• Ability to work under less supervision, self-motivated person, and team player
• Good Communication skills – fluent in Swahili and English, both verbal and written
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economy, or related fields.
• Experience in field operations related to agriculture is preferable.
• Ability and flexibility to travel and work in rural and remote areas especially in Manyara, Kigoma, and Kilimanjaro.
• This position involves working with a wide range of people within the faith-based partner institutions, NCA, local communities, local and international partners, including technical and non-technical colleagues. Demonstrating good behavior and high integrity is a must.

Personal qualities
• Systematic, analytical, dynamic, strategic an, reflective and result oriented
• Energetic and enterprising
• Team player with good collaboration skills
• Ability to train and build capacity
• Good people skills, including relationship building with communities, partners, and donors
• Ability to travel domestically and international

An attractive compensation package based on performance and consummate with the responsibility will apply to the successful candidate.

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