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JOB TITLE: Project Officer VSLA

Reports to: Senior Project Officer
Location:  Kasulu Kigoma
Contract Duration: 10 months

Good Neighbors Tanzania - Kigoma Office is looking for a suitable candidate for the mentioned post, who will be responsible for all Voluntary and Saving Loans Association-related activities and ensure that they are well managed within the host community and accurately shared to Kigoma Office.  

Duties and Responsibilities
● In charge of implementation of livelihood programme (VSLA) in host communities, including activity detailed planning, organizing, and management.
● Ensure all stages of implementation from planning, beneficiary selection, developing curriculum, training sessions and monitoring follow-up.
● To create instruction manual of VSLA operation.
● Conduct awareness/sensitization on VSLA among communities and local government officials.
● Develop work plans (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) to ensure effective implementation of VSLA related activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan.
● Facilitate and ensure establishment of village savings and loans association groups.
● Oversee and regularly monitor when the VSLA groups are conducting the share purchase, social contributions and borrowing and repayment of loans to ensure proper documentation/recording of VSLA field cash box.
● Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

People Management
● Recruit and supervise activities of Village Agents including allowance payment, capacity building.
● Train beneficiaries and village agent’s skills on VSLA methodology.
● Coach, supervise, and mentor the village agents for effective facilitation and support of VSLA.
● Ensure linkage/integration economic development activities with Agro-dealer and Financial Institutions.

Regular Reporting
● Share the progress update and plan regarding VSLA.
● Consolidate/compile monthly, quarterly and annual activity reports and special events showing achievements, lessons, constraints and recommendations which should be submitted to the Project Manager at the agreed time.
● Engage with monitoring and evaluation activities for VSLA programme in host communities.
● Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualification, experiences, and competencies
● Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Community Development, Economics, Rural Development, or other relevant social sciences from a reputable institution.
● At least three years’ experience in livelihood activities especially in Village Savings and Loan Associations.
● Strong communication and report writing skills Strong computer skills to use standard computing packages such as word, excel, powerpoint, spreadsheets, and database software programs
● Proficiency in official reports and proposals, communication skills, and computer skills.
● Experience in working with International NGOs, UN agencies, and local authorities.
● An excellent written and oral command of English and Swahili.

Application Instructions:
All applications should be sent with an enclosed cover letter (addressed to Administration Officer P.O. Box 153), detailed curriculum vitae containing complete names and addresses (postal, email, phone), together with names and contact details of three referees to: by indicating the position you are applying on the subject.

All applicants should provide the current contact information of their referees. The deadline for application is not later than 15th March 2021 5:00pm.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and email address.

Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred

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