TANZANIA RED CROSS SOCIETY

The Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) is a voluntary humanitarian organization established as an independent National Society (NS) by the Act of Parliament No. 71 of December 1962 and amended by the Parliament of Tanzania in 2019. Tanzania Red Cross Society was recognised and admitted to the membership of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 1963. The TRCS Headquarters office is located in Dar es Salaam.

TRCS is now the largest and most dependable national partner in delivering humanitarian services in Tanzania. The TRCS has an active network in all regions of Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Around 40% are women out of more than 35,000 active volunteers. Most importantly, because of its credibility, TRCS receives supports from a broad range of partners, including the IFRC, the ICRC, the American Red Cross, the Spanish Red Cross, the Belgian Red Cross-Flanders, the French Red Cross, the Italian Red Cross, the Chinese Red Cross and the Korean Red Cross. Other partners are UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNFPA, the EU, USAID, CDC, BPRM and Pathfinder International. Tanzania Red Cross Society is looking for dynamic persons to fill the below vacancies.


POSITION: PROJECT COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION OFFICER

Duty Station: Simanjiro-Orkasumet (Manyara Region)

Reports to: WASH Engineer

Duration of Contract: 10 Months

Age Limit: Not above 45 Years.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
    Responsible for the implementation and supervision of all planned WASH community
    Responsible for conducting community meetings with relevant stakeholders for the identification and implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene
    Responsible for liaising with government officials and other stakeholders for the planning and implementation of all WASH community
    Demonstrable knowledge on hygiene promotion approaches for participatory and community diagnosis (e.g. hand washing, menstrual hygiene management, COVID-19, sexual and reproductive health).
    Implement and develop hygiene promotion activities and campaigns
    Compile and collect field data for evaluation indicators of verifiable objectives of the
    Advice the project Wash Engineer on how to improve WASH interventions with the agropastoral
    Prepare weekly, monthly and annual activity and progress
    Active in detecting community needs and suggest future interventions
    Preparation of activity concept notes, activity plan, compilation field data and
    Maintaining work relationship with Co-workers, beneficiaries, and district council for a good image of the organization.
    Organizing, verifying and filling of project source of verification documents and ensuring safety of all Red Cross materials and
    Strengthening of Red Cross branch and sub-branches, and dissemination of the Red Cross to communities in Manyara
    Promoting WASH awareness, facilitation to community and supervision of construction of sanitation facilities.
    To facilitate procurement activities at field level as per TRCS procurement
    To facilitate financial management of the project activities as per TRCS
    Ability to use computer software package (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
    Perform any other duties assigned by his/her supervisors from time to time
    Work closely with the Spanish Red Cross Delegate in the area, provide support for the good running of the operation.

MOST RELEVANT SKILLS:
    Experienced in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) promotion
    Community and social skills to mobilise the community
    Trained and experienced in risk communication and community engagement (RCCE)
    Administrative skills

JOB REQUIRMENTS
    Bachelor Degree in Community Development/Public Health
    At least 3 years working experience in community development projects, especially community public health, and WASH interventions, and at least 1-year Red Cross
    Computer
    Public Relations and good communications
    Language Skills Swahili and Knowledge of Masaai language will be an added advantage.


 POSITION: MASAAI FACILITATOR

Duty Station: Simanjiro-Orkasumet (Manyara Region)

Reports to: WASH Engineer

Duration of Contract: 10 Months

Age Limit: Not above 45 Years.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
    Responsible for the implementation of all planned community
    Responsible for Community engagement activities
    Responsible for conducting community meetings with relevant stakeholders for the identification of water, sanitation and hygiene
    Responsible for liaising volunteers, community leaders and beneficiaries
    Demonstrable knowledge on Hygiene promotion approach for participatory and community diagnosis (e.g; Hand washing, Menstrual Hygiene Management, COVID-19, Sexual and Reproductive health).
    Develop Hygiene promotion activities and campaigns
    Compile and collect data field for evaluation indicators of verifiable objectives of the
    Advice the project Wash Engineer on how to improve WATSAN interventions with the agro pastoral communities.
    Prepare activity and progress reports at the end of week, month and
    Active in detecting community needs and suggest future interventions
    Ability to use computer software package (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
    Perform any other duties assigned by his/her supervisors from time to time
    Work closely with the Spanish Red Cross Delegate in the area, provide support for the good running of the operation.

MOST RELEVANT SKILLS:
    Community and social skills to mobilise the community
    Trained and experienced in risk communication and community engagement (RCCE)

JOB REQUIRMENTS

    Bachelor Degree in Community Development
    At least 3 years working in community development projects, and at least 1- years Red Cross
    Language Skills: Swahili, English and Masaai.

MODE OF APPLICATION    
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and updated CV to recruitment@trcs.or.tz clearly indicating the role applied for on the subject bar not later than February 14th ,2021. (Only short listed candidates will be notified).

Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process also we use our official email with extension of (@trcs.or.tz) not Gmail, yahoo any other email.

 All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through Organizational Official Email: recruitment@trcs.or.tz.