Position in the organization
Purpose of the job
To support the Tanzania Country Program of the FZS Africa Regional Office in coordinating and ensuring quality in project level reporting, planning, monitoring and evaluation of funded projects, liaising with donors and in developing future projects.
Donor Project Grants Management
Qualifications, experience required:
Behavior Competencies required:
Vision: Distancing oneself from daily routine, exploring ideas for the future, regarding facts from a distance and seeing them in a broader context or in the longer term.
Planning and organizing: Setting goals and budgeting in an effective manner; indicating necessary action, time and resources and monitoring progress.
Establishing procedures to monitor and regulate own and staff progress. Persuasiveness and negotiation skills: Influencing other people’s attitudes and opinions and gaining agreement or support for proposals, plans and ideas.
Networking: Developing and maintaining relations, alliances and coalitions within and outside the organisation and using them in order to obtain information, support and cooperation
Integrity: Maintain high ethical standards, both personally and professionally; shows integrity, respect and fairness when dealing with others
Teamwork: Co-operates and works well with others in the pursuit of team’s goals; shares information; supports others. Contributes effectively towards a collective (organizational) goal or towards solving problems/conflicts even when the topic involved does not directly serve one’s own interests
Flexibility: Adaptable; receptive to new ideas; willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstances. Willingness to work on week-ends and during holidays if needed
Initiative: Recognizing opportunities and acting on them. Pro-active, self-starting rather than passively accepting; actively influencing events.
Terms of Employment:
This post has been created as an entry level development post within the Frankfurt Zoological Society Tanzania Country Program. Benefits generally include emergency medical insurance, 30 days leave, a housing allowance and a pension contribution. This full- time position will be based in Arusha, but will require regular travel to projects in Tanzania and potentially elsewhere. An initial contract of one years will be offered, subject to a completion of a successful probation period.
Candidates should apply by sending their CV and a covering letter using the Brighter Monday website by 20th December 2019.
The covering letter will be used to judge the quality of your application and should answer the following questions:
1. What led you to apply for this position ?
2. What is the single most important technical ability that you would bring to this post ?
3. What is the single most important technical ability that you would need to develop to successfully work in this post ?
4. What is your single most important personal characteristic that would help you succeed in this post ?
Please indicate when you would be available to start.
Only short-listed applicants will be notified. Please make sure that you meet the qualifications required above before applying.
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Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) conserves wildlife and ecosystems focusing on protected areas and outstanding wild places. We aim to work with and for people to secure biodiversity in key ecosystems worldwide as the basis for all life and the livelihoods of present and future generations. FZS maintains long-term conservation programs in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe. The Africa Program is the Society’s largest and oldest and works with partners in five focal countries: Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Africa Regional Office will be relocating to be hosted by the Tanzania Country Office in Arusha, Tanzania. For more information on the Society and our projects, please visit our website at www.fzs.org. An exciting opportunity exists within the Frankfurt Zoological Society’s Africa Regional Office in Tanzania for a candidate to fill a role in project design, management, monitoring and evaluation. The role would suit a recent Tanzanian masters graduate or someone with equivalent experience who is looking to develop further their experience in this field. The role is offered for 6 months as a maternity cover.
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