Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tatu Project Vacancies, Women Empowerment Program Manager

TATU Project Women Empowerment Program W.E Care & W.E Grow Manager position

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. Grow is a personal empowerment project that aims to empower the women of the Kazi na Sala women’s group in the social** and interpersonal areas affecting their lives. The long-term goal of W.E. Grow is that the women in Msitu wa Tembo will feel empowered personally, within their families, and as members of a larger society. W.E. Grow provides a personal empowerment program for each woman to increase their agency on individual, relational, societal, and institutional levels. Then, through group support, they may start paving the way towards their personal objectives.

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 Grow & W.E Care manager will work closely with Kazi na Sala women group and the TATU Women Empowerment team in ensuring W.E projects are more sustainable and women are assisted in becoming more independent and empowered personally and as a group.


W.E Grow

    Provide program management oversight including partners selection and grants management
    Develop capacity of woman’s rights organization.
    Support the development and/or documentation of training implementation and tools
    Lead in writing proposals, concept papers, weekly/monthly/quarterly reports, pitches, individual stories
    Prepare curriculum and activities necessary to conduct and clarify to reach the objective
    Monitor the financial controls of kazi na sala women group
    Establish a strategy with Kazi na Sala leaders to increase membership and attract active members.
    Create W.E. Grow/empowerment related and implement a curriculum that covers: conflict resolution, empowerment concepts, leadership, and group communication
    Develop and implement gender policy within the organization
    Support in the implementation of the Gender Based Violence project in Kazi na Sala women group

W.E Care
    Making sure the women are consistently making quality sanitary pads
    Review the packaging and labeling
    Test the product and make necessary improvements.
    Set up the business. Develop and manage the W.E. Care empowerment program
    Identify and implement needed support/training throughout the phases of the project
    Mentor and facilitate and KiliPads leaders
    Coordinate and supervise everyday operations of KiliPads activities.
    Ensure smooth communications between TATU and the women of the community
    Involvement in maintaining donor relationship
    Regular weekly and monthly reporting
    Take part in fundraising efforts
    Manage W.E. Care team and communicate with C.E.O
    Align program to organization strategic plan

Generally the W.E Grow and W.E care manager will be responsible for:
    Ensure adherence to established monitoring and evaluation systems and improve the implementation of the system in coordination with team member
    Support other W.E Projects team in areas necessary
    Build databases for partners, networks and gather relevant information
    Support communication of TATU goals with the community members and vice versa
    Responsible for managing the project budgeting and accounting


It is essential for you to have:

    An undergrad degree in either International Development, International Relations, Community Development,Business Management, Project Management Education or a relevant degree.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Proven time management skills
    Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems whilst incorporating the values of the organization
    Business skills will be an added advantage.
    Cultural sensitivity
    Ability to work well in a team and autonomously
    A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral
    Passion and values that align with TATU Project

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
    Knowledge on how safe spaces for marginalised groups function
    A good of grasp of accounting and finance concepts
    Computer literate across MS office applications.

    1 year contract with expectation of renewal based on performance
    First three months of probationary period
    Salary from 600,000 TZS per month
    60% Health insurance compensation
    Communication stipend
    Transportation covered to and from the field
    Mandatory taxes and pension compensation

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to empowermentofficer@tatuproject.org with the subject line “W.E. Grow & W. E Care manager Application”

The deadline for submitting the application is 04 Jan 2021

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