goal of the Embassy of Ireland is to promote Ireland’s values and interests in
Tanzania and across the Great Lakes sub-region, in line with Ireland’s
commitment to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. Through the
promotion of Ireland’s values, the Embassy seeks to contribute to a fairer,
more just, secure and sustainable society in Tanzania with a specific focus on
gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The Embassy of Ireland is
seeking to recruit a highly motivated
and dynamic individual to join a growing team in the position of Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition.
Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition
(Full-time based at the Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam).
Starting in November
2021. Contract will be offered on a three-year renewable basis.
The role offers
opportunities for training and for travel within Tanzania and occasional
Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition
Under the direction of the Deputy
Head of Development Cooperation, the Programme Manager – Sexual and
Reproductive Health and Nutrition will manage the Embassy’s portfolio relating
to on sexual and reproductive health & rights and nutrition.
Minimum qualifications and skills requirements:
A post-graduate qualification in
development management or related discipline relevant to the requirements of
A minimum of three years’ relevant
experience working in a field related to reproductive health and/or nutrition.
A proven capacity for delivering timely
results and taking responsibility for quality outcomes.
A sound understanding of key concepts
relating to sexual and reproductive health and nutrition.
Interpersonal skills to form effective
working relationships with people at all levels and the ability to work
independently and as part of a team.
A demonstrated ability to engage in
complex policy discussions.
Excellent communication skills including
fluent written and verbal English and Kiswahili languages.
At least two years working in a senior level with a Tanzania-based
national or international organisation.
A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and
cultural environments impacting on Tanzania, including a clear understanding of
the relevant Tanzanian policies and institutional frameworks.
A proven ability to analyse and interpret quantitative data
Experience working in or closely with sexual and reproductive
health and/or nutrition in Tanzania at clinical and/or policy levels.
The successful candidate must have a
legal entitlement to live and work in Tanzania prior to recruitment.
Applicants should note the following points in
respect of the application process:
Data Protection Note:
application form is received, we create a record in your name, which contains
much of the personal information you have supplied. This personal record is
used solely in processing your candidature. Such information held is subject to
the rights and obligations set out in the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003
and The General Data Protection Regulation. As per the provisions of the Data
Protection Act 1988 and 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
and subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014
applications will be treated in strict confidence.
By submitting information electronically, parties accept
that data may not be fully secure. Parties may alternatively send their
submissions by post to the address outlined above. Any personal information
submitted to us will only be used for its intended purposes and will be
destroyed when no longer needed. Any other processing or disclosure of personal
data is not allowed other than in the exceptional circumstances provided for
under the Data Protection Acts.
Security Clearance for Local Staff:
Police vetting will be sought in respect of individuals who
come under consideration for appointment. Enquiries may also be made with the
police force of any country in which the applicant under consideration for
appointment resided. If unsuccessful this information will be destroyed. If the
applicant subsequently comes under consideration for another position they will
be required to supply this information again.