Women's Empowerment Program Manager (W.E. Care)

TATU Project
  • Location
    Shanty Town, Tanzania
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 22

Position description

TATU Project is a non-profit organization that facilitates equal and sustainable development for the rural community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in Northern Tanzania. We address community needs and build effective solutions through active collaboration with members of the community and relevant stakeholders. 

W.E. CARE Program Description

W.E. Care’s predominant focus is on community empowerment. The program encompasses projects that allow the women to become educated in health issues, business knowledge and other practical skills and enable them to become empowered to deliver the knowledge to their community in a way that benefits all involved.

KiliPads Project

KiliPads aims to increase the level of knowledge regarding menstruation management and to decrease the social stigma surrounding it; while also making and selling reusable sanitary pads to increase the resources available to women in the community to help manage their menstruation.

W.E. Thrive Program Description

An economic empowerment program to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. TATU Project supports the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their own initiatives towards financial independence. The women are empowered through setting up their own financial systems and businesses, contributing their own capital and making practical decisions through skill-building workshops and training.

Masaa Maasai Jewelry Project

The Masaa jewelry project is a social business that is dedicated in supporting Maasai women from Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their jewelry making business. This project advocates for economic independence, increase in knowledge and skills and the promotion of their vibrant culture.

Job Description

The W.E. Care program manager will work closely with the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto, liaise with our partners and collaborate with our team members from all around the world. The manager will support the everyday operations of the projects run by the women of the community, develop the businesses with the goal of sustainability and facilitate training on business skills. The W.E. Care program manager is also responsible for managing the W.E. Care team of volunteers, regular administrative tasks such as reporting and accounting and ensuring the program is aligned with the relevant and overall organization strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the W.E. Care empowerment program
  • Identify and implement needed support/training throughout the phases of the projects
  • Mentor and facilitate the Masaa Group and KiliPads leaders
  • Coordinate and supervise everyday operations of Masaa and KiliPads activities
  • Ensure smooth communications between TATU and the women of the community
  • Involvement in maintaining donor relationships
  • Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation data collection 
  • Regular weekly and monthly reporting
  • Program budgeting and accounting
  • Take part in fundraising efforts
  • Manage W.E. Care team and communicate with direct manager
  • Align program to organization strategic plan

Qualifications

It is essential for you to have:

  • University Diploma and/or professional experience in at least one of the following fields:
  • Project management
  • Business
  • Education
  • International Relations / Development Studies
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
  • Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems
  • A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral
  • Management experience

It is desirable for you to have:

  • Experience with international non-profits
  • Experience with rural women’s groups
  • A good grasp of accounting and finance concepts
  • Computer skills across MS office and other relevant applications

Conditions

  • Applicant should have right to work in Tanzania
  • 1 year contract with expectation of renewal based on performance
  • First three months of probationary period
  • Salary from 600,000 – 625 000 TZS per month
  • 60% Health insurance compensation
  • Communication stipend
  • Transportation covered to and from the field
  • Mandatory taxes and pension compensation

Application instructions

Please send your CV and cover letter by applying below. 

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