Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Job Vacancy Application Details

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Roles and Responsibilities


Work as Liaison officer between SHIJUWAZA and MECP-Z in the project.
Liaise closely with NAD Oslo when required, while keeping MECP-Z and other actors informed.
Liaise with key CBID actors on the CBID capacity development of key government structures, which includes HRA elements, when requested.
Verify/Monitor the work undertaken by the partners and service providers and reporting.
Promote gender mainstreaming and inclusiveness within the project.
Identify local challenges and risks that may affect the project and propose mitigation options.
Ensure a harmonious relationship between the project, the communities, the government and other stakeholders.
Facilitate smooth working conditions for external technical advisers on both HRA components.

Specific focus:

Component 1: Capacity Building and strengthening of SHIJUWAZA

Lead human rights advocacy (HRA) work in Zanzibar and work closely with Federation of Disability People’s organizations (SHIJUWAZA).
Collaborate in building the organization capacity of SHIJUWAZA.
Produce project reports including activities accomplished, targets reached, and ongoing monitoring information.
Develop work plan and budget, request funds for activities and timely retirement of implemented activities.

Component 2: Mainstreaming disability through the process of CBID

Promote gender mainstreaming and inclusiveness in the selected districts.
In collaboration with appropriate stakeholders, identify DPOs in selected area of project implementation.
Maintain good communication with other NGOs and other local government officers, implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders.
Follow up and observe the practice of rights of People with disability and in collaboration with DPOs take actions where needed.
Identify potential success stories and learnings from the field.
Identify local challenges and risks that may affect the project and propose mitigation options.
Ensure a harmonious relationship between the project, the government and other stakeholders.

Qualification, Requirements and experiences

The applicant is expected to have:

At least a Degree in law, Social Sciences, Project Management. (Masters is an added advantage).
Knowledge and/or experience working with rights based civil society organisations.
Experience working as a facilitator of participatory learning and active grassroots engagement.
Experience in coordinating and collaboration between several actors
Social organization skills and experience in Human rights chains
At least 2 years of successful work with results-based project management.
Strong computer skills (Ms. Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Writing and speaking skills in both English and Swahili.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV and the names and contact information of three referees before close of business 20th June 2020 to: Programme Director, Madrasa Early Childhood Program – Zanzibar Kiponda Street P. 0. Box 3716 Zanzibar OR by e-mail to: [email protected] Please mention the Title of the Position in the subject of your Email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Women are encouraged to apply. MECP-Z is an equal opportunity employer.

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