Senior Project Associate job at International Organization for Migration
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Vacancy title:
Senior Project Associate

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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International Organization for Migration

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, June 23 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 11 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Organizational Context and Scope
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission in Dar es Salaam and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator in Dar es Salaam, the Senior Project Associate will play a pivotal role in the execution of a project by enhancing protection of VoTs in Tanzania through the provision of comprehensive services.
The position will be instrumental in fostering seamless communication with government entities and key stakeholders and Implementing Partners, contributing to the alignment and advancement of project objectives.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Assist in the planning, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of project activities.
• Compile, summarize, analyze, and present information/data on specific project topics, highlighting noteworthy issues for the consideration of appropriate parties.
• Monitor budget implementation and propose adjustments as necessary.
• Act as focal point for administrative coordination of project implementation, involving extensive liaison with diverse organizational units and external parties to initiate requests, obtain necessary clearances, follow-up on administrative actions, etc.
• Draft status reports: identify shortfalls in delivery, bring them to the attention of the supervisor and suggest corrective measures.
• Draft correspondence on project issues; prepare and update reports, briefing notes, graphics, statistical tables, and other forms of documentation.
• Organize meetings, workshops, and training sessions; prepare training materials and participate in the delivery of capacity building workshops.
• Respond to complex information requests and inquiries; set up and maintain files/records.
• Participate in meetings and conferences; maintain effective liaison and coordination with local authorities, partners, United Nation agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, donors, and other stakeholders relevant to the project.
• Monitor the work of implementing partners and report any non-compliance to the supervisor.
• Assist to oversee the monitoring evaluation and learning (MERL) of the project, including tracking that project targets are being met through the use of pre-defined indicators; assist in ensuring results-based monitoring and reporting. In doing so, oversee the design and implementation of the project’s MERL to develop key performance indicators, targets, tools.
• Support in coordinating the external evaluation processes, including drafting evaluation ToR and participating in the selection of consultancy firms for project evaluations.
• Provides guidance/training and assists in coordinating and monitoring work of other staff in the unit; may supervise other staff as assigned.
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications and Experience
• School diploma with six years of relevant experience; OR
• Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law, or related fields from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations;
• Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups,
• Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.

• Ability to manage schedules, maintain documentation, and prioritize tasks efficiently.
• Familiarity with project management software and office productivity tools.
• Skills in collecting, collating, storing, analyzing, and reporting data are crucial.
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills to draft clear documents and engage with stakeholders.
• Demonstrated leadership to plan, execute, and oversee project activities and mentor team members.
• The critical thinking and ability to work well under pressure.
• Ability to work with diverse teams, including UN partners and government officials.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter indicating Vacancy Number with 3 professional references and contacts to email address: 
The vacancy is open for both internal and External candidates Tanzanian national only.
Only e-mail applications will be considered.
Posting period: From 10th June 2024 – 23rd June 2024

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23 June 2024
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 11-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2068
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