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Programme Assistant

Application deadline 14. Jun
Posted at
1. May, 17:34
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Business / Employer name
Brightermonday Tanzania
Company Industry
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
3 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Senior
Programme Coordinator (Head of Programmes), the programme assistant will provide support to
the implementation, and reporting of the KJP, as well as, other One UN joint programme
Specific duties will include the following:
• Assist with the implementation and monitoring of the on-going KJP activities, with focus on
migrant care assistance (victims of trafficking), and NGO grants/service provider
• Coordinate functions and take part in promoting IOM within relevant outcome groups and
thematic results group, under the One UN;
• Participate in meetings with national and local migration management stakeholders;
• Promote the integration of migration and human rights, internally and externally, including
delivering presentations in this regard, on behalf of IOM, to both internal and external
• Provide logistical and administrative support to the establishment and convening of
relevant KJP project activities, and assisting in the liaison between IOM and national/local
• Research and identify opportunities for resource mobilization for IOM migrant care
assistance interventions, draft concept notes and proposals for fund- raising, and maintain
an up-to-date donor mappings and profiles;
• Actively participate in the meetings of the One UN, and through this and other channels,
carry out continuous liaison work with UN agencies and other Development Partners;
• Assist in the submission of joint programming work plans and Monitoring and Evaluation
• Undertake any other function as directed by the superiors and as per work plan.
• Undertake duty travel as necessary;

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • Excellent communication skills
• Strong facilitation/training skills, good interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural
• Accepts and gives constructive criticism
• Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
• Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
• Monitors own work to correct errors
• Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
Client Orientation
• Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
• Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors,
governments, and project beneficiaries
• Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks
Continuous Learning
• Contributes to colleagues’ learning
• Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
• Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
• Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
• Actively shares relevant information
• Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and
• Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended
• Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the
Creativity and Initiative
• Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
Planning and Organizing
• Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and
• Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
• Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned
• Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
• Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
• Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
• Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and
promotes equal gender participation
• Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
• Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
• Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant
cultural contexts
• Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration
• Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team
• Contributes to, and follows team objectives
• Gives credit where credit is due
• Seeks input and feedback from others
• Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate
• Actively supports and implements final group decisions
• Takes joint responsibility for team’s work
Technological Awareness
• Learns about developments in available technology
• Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
• Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to
appropriate work.
• Good understanding of migration management issues,
• Good understanding of migration and development issues in Tanzania, EAC
and SADC
• Consolidated strategic thinking and planning skills
• Good project development capacities and skill
• Strong proposal writing and resource mobilization working experience
• Experience in social science research
• Experience in developing training materials and toolkits an asset
• M&E skills and experience
• Excellent organizational and administration skills

• Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably
in development studies or international relations.
• Minimum of three years of relevant work experience.
• Female applicants are strongly encouraged.

• Fluency in both written and spoken
• English and Kiswahili
How to apply:
Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter
indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to
Or send applications to the address below;
International Organization for Migration Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania
Slipway Road, off Chole Road, Plot # 1365 Msasani. PO Box 9270 Dar es Salaam,
Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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