CAMFED Overview

CAMFED (the Campaign for Female Education) is internationally recognised as a leader in education for girls, for its child protection policy and practise, and as a voice for girls’ education and women’s empowerment at the highest levels. Founded in 1993, CAMFED supports young women throughout their primary and secondary school’s years, into economic training and further education, and onto leadership, as role models, activists, and philanthropists. CAMFED Tanzania is looking to recruit Program Manager Advocacy, Policy and Partnerships (1 ), Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer (1) and Communication Officer (1) all based in Dares Salaam.

Job Title: Program Manager Advocacy, Policy and Partnerships
Reporting to: Director of Programs and Partnerships
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Job Description:

The Manager will support CAMFED in strengthening effective relationships with government stakeholders at local, regional, and national levels to further program and policy change goals. S/he will understand government structures, policies, and processes in Tanzania with a track record of successful advocacy efforts in the education sector and youth empowerment. The role is cross-cutting working with all key departments, it requires working closely with the senior management team and in liaison with members of the wider international CAMFED team (Development and Communication). It requires coordination and sharing of lessons learned within and outside Tanzania in strict adherence with CAMFED’s child protection guidelines to assist decision-makers in identifying, adapting, and scaling other evidence-based initiatives.

Specific Accountabilities:

Policy and partnership engagement

  • Develop a CAMFED Tanzania partnership and advocacy strategy.
  • Take the lead in the internal review of organizational review and submission of ongoing government reviews including the review of policies, acts, guidelines, and budgets to support systems reforms.
  • Manage the delivery of NAC committee to co-design and implement programs in support of systems transformations.
  • Identify and engage technical working groups, and coalitions from relevant ministries, stakeholders, and development partners.
  • Prepare government and stakeholder outreach such as exchange visits within and outside the country for learning purposes and sharing of best practices.
  • On assignment by the senior management, represent Camfed-Tanzania at relevant international, national, and local meetings, conferences, events, and forums with government officials, other NGOs, etc., reporting back.
  • Represent CAMFED Tanzania in Tanzania Education Network (TENMET)to champion the girl education agenda.
  • Build staff and stakeholders’ knowledge on issues related to advocacy and policy analysis.
  • Understanding the relevant policies, guidelines, and acts both local and international relevant to CAMFED work.
  • Create a partnership due diligence framework.
  • Identify, manage, and forge new partnerships both local and international.
  • Work with MEL to produce policy and research briefs on evidence-based to support systems transformation.
  • Identify entry points at different ministries for systems change.
  • To take the lead in the development of digital content to support CAMFED work in advocacy, policy, partnership, and program.
  • Keep track of the MoU for new sign-ups and renewals.
  • Report on the register, and board updates.
  • Represent the organization in NACONGO.

Advocacy and Communication.

  • Develop and lead country communication strategies that align with the CAMFED investment plan and integrate countries’ priorities.
  • Document organizational reports (annual reports, quarterly highlights, best practices, case studies) for wide sharing to inform systems transformation.
  • Take the lead in the production of documentaries to evidence our work.
  • Prepare communications and advocacy materials such as press releases, advocacy briefs, speeches, and talking points for different events.
  • Act as a link between CAMFED and media houses to profile the organization’s work and increase visibility.
  • Ensuring both CAMFED, CAMA, and donors’ branding are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring child protection and safeguarding all the time of implementing the program
  • Identify and manage potential risks associated with work of advocacy, policy, and partnership.
  • Risk management by identifying, assessing, and controlling threats to program implementation.

 

Person specification

  • A degree in political science, social sciences, international relations, development studies, or project management.
  • Experience in a relevant field such as social sciences, international relations, development studies, or project management.
  • Strong networking experience and the ability to bring together partnerships for successful program implementation.
  • Experience in policy work, including contributing to the development and implementation of policy campaigns and conducting policy research. Experience working within the education sector is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong advocacy and communication project management skills and attention to detail.

 

Job Title: Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer
Reporting to: Program Manager Advocacy, Policy and Partnerships
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Job Description:

The officer will support CAMFED in strengthening effective relationships with government stakeholders at local, regional, and national levels to further program and policy change goals. S/he will understand government structures, policies, and processes in Tanzania with a track record of successful advocacy efforts in the education sector and youth empowerment. The role is cross-cutting working with all key departments, it requires working closely with the senior management team and in liaison with members of the wider international CAMFED team (Development and Communication). It requires coordination and sharing of lessons learned within and outside Tanzania in strict adherence with CAMFED’s child protection guidelines to assist decision-makers in identifying, adapting, and scaling other evidence-based initiatives.

Specific Accountabilities:

Policy and partnership engagement

  • Track the progress of the implementation of partnership and advocacy strategy.
  • Tracking changes on the changes of the implementation
  • Write lessons emerging in the implementation of the program.
  • Document quarter updates for reporting.
  • Implement the CAMFED Tanzania partnership and advocacy strategy.
  • Keep track of the internal organizational documents and submission of ongoing government reviews including the review of policies, acts, guidelines, and budgets to support systems reforms.
  • Support the delivery of National Advisory Committee to co-design and implement programs in support of systems transformations.
  • Work with technical working groups, and coalitions from relevant ministries, stakeholders, and development partners.
  • Organize government and stakeholder outreach such as exchange visits within and outside the country for learning purposes and sharing of best practices.
  • On assignment by the program manager of policy and advocacy, represent CAMFED Tanzania in Tanzania Education Network (TENMET) to champion the girl education agenda.
  • Understanding the related policies, guidelines, and acts both local and international relevant to CAMFED work.
  • Conduct partnership due diligence.
  • Disseminate policy and research briefs for evidence-based to support systems transformation.
  • Work on digital content to support CAMFED work in advocacy, policy, partnership, and program.
  • Keep track of the MoU for new sign-ups and renewals.

Advocacy and Communication.

  • Implement communication strategies that align with the CAMFED investment plan and integrate countries’ priorities.
  • Write the organizational reports (annual reports, quarterly highlights, best practices, case studies) for wide sharing to inform systems transformation.
  • Support in the production of documentaries to evidence our work.
  • Prepare communications and advocacy materials such as press releases, advocacy briefs, speeches, and talking points for different events.
  • Work with the media houses to profile the organization’s work and increase visibility.
  • Ensuring both CAMFED, CAMA, and donors’ branding are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring child protection and safeguarding all the time of implementing the program
  • Track potential risks associated with work of advocacy, policy, and partnership.

Person specification

  • A degree in political science, social sciences, international relations, development studies, or project management.
  • Experience in a relevant field such as social sciences, international relations, development studies, or project management.
  • Strong networking experience and the ability to bring together partnerships for successful program implementation.
  • Experience in policy work, including contributing to the development and implementation of policy campaigns and conducting policy research. Experience working within the education sector is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong advocacy and communication project management skills and attention to detail.

 

Job Title: Communication Officer
Reporting to: Program Manager Advocacy, Policy and Partnerships
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

 

Job Description:

To support the Communications in all aspects of work, including categorizing, preparing, and editing digital content for release in d internal and external communications, in strict adherence with CAMFED’s child protection guidelines.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Communication visibility of CAMFED work:
  • Develop communication packages for different events.
  • Manage content for documentaries, video shooting, and film footage/photographic materials.
  • Prepare case studies and best practices to amplify CAMFED Tanzania’s work.
  • Develop a CAMFED online photobank for continuing use of photos.
  • Train other staff on communication issues and protocol as needed Liaising with district team members to identify materials and contexts to be shared.
  • Ensuring both CAMFED, CAMA, and donors branding are adhered to all.
  • Organise meetings and forums to share CAMFED work including national and international commemorations.
  • Ensuring child protection and safeguarding all the time of implementing the program
  • Drafting stories, case studies, blogs, and news and sharing for the website and medium profile.
  • Train CAMA members and staff on internet use and safety.
  • Provide knowledge on cybercrime to staff.
  • Take photos and videos for program documentation and best practices.
  • Newsletter for quarterly updates.
  • Production of communication materials.
  • Train CAMA members on media content, dialogues, and forums.
  • Manage relationships with media houses,
  • Identify and build the capacity of CAMA talents and ambassadors for different platforms local and international.
  • Implement communication strategies.
  • Prepare press conferences and press releases.
  • Identify influential spokespeople for CAMA dialogues.

Person specification

  • A degree in journalism, mass communication, or social sciences.
  • Experience in a relevant field of graphic design, reporting, and documentation.
  • Experience working with the media, both local and international media
  • Fluently in English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with the government.

Applications details:

  • Please note: All official communication pertaining to job applications and interviews will be exclusively conducted through CAMFED’s official channels. These can be found on our website (http://www.camfed.org). CAMFED will never request applicants to pay a processing fee or to provide personal or financial information for recruitment purposes.
  • CAMFED has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation, abuse, discrimination and harassment in all forms. All applicants will therefore, be subject to a comprehensive verification process, which includes background and reference checks, as well as verification of qualifications.

Please submit applications to [email protected]

including your most recent CV and Cover Letter using specific role Title in the subject line. We will close this vacancy on 12 June 2024 2024.

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