Vacancy title: Project Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Management ]
Jobs at: BRAC Tanzania
Deadline of this Job: 30th June 2019
Duty Station: Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

BRAC is one of the world’s largest development organization having extensive development programs globally. BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last three years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC in Tanzania is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill up the following position below;


Position (1): PROJECT MANAGER (Youth Empowerment Program)
Job Responsibilities:
• Plan the delivery of the overall project and its activities in accordance with the objectives of the organization
• Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the project
• Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project
• Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the project
• Develop a project monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the project and to identify areas for improvement
• Develop funding proposals for the project to ensure the continuous delivery of services and work diligently for fundraising and resource mobilization

• Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
• Ensure that project activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
• Develop forms and records to document project activities. Ensuring proper documentation of all implementing activities and outcomes
• Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the club members of the

• In consultation with the Program Manager, recruit, interview and select well-qualified project staff
• Implement the human resources policies, procedures and practices of the organization

• Ensure the performance appraisal of all staff of the project on a timely manner
• Establish and implement a performance management process for all project staff

• Supervise project staff by providing direction, input and feedback
• Donor relations and liaison with government, development organizations and other relevant stakeholders
• Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency

• Write reports on the project for management and for funders
• Sharing of trends, news, government initiatives with BRAC International Regional Advisor for Youth Empowerment and Head of Youth Empowerment to keep abreast with national agenda and trends
• Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
• Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
• Ensure financial reports and supporting documentation for funders are prepared as outlined in funding agreements

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Degree/Masters or Postgraduate specialization in relevant field preferable in Youth Development, Education Management, Sociology, Social Work, Development Studies and Community Development.
• At-least 2-3 years’ practical experience working with NGOs, Education, Youth development programs or related programs.
• Knowledge of the Tanzanian education system specifically about the available service of early learning opportunities, government policies, departments and institutions in the education field etc
• Team player
• Excellent Project management skills
• Report writing and presentation skills
• Good budgetary and financial skills
• Good analytical skills
• Interpersonal and observational skills
• Development and use of training tools
• Good negotiation skills and influencing skills
• Ability to work under pressure and do multitasks
• Excellent Communication verbal and writing skills
• Good skills in proposals development, projects reporting and Grants/Fund Management
Computer knowledge- Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Job application procedure
If you feel you are the right match for above mentioned position, please apply to HRD, BRAC Tanzania Finance Limited, Plot #2329, Block-H, Mbezi Beach, and P.O. Box 105213, Dar es Salaam or through email to with a subject “PROJECT MANAGER – ELA”. Application deadline is 30.06.2019, (up to 12pm).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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