City Coordinator *2 positions Jobs in Dar es salaam

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World Vision Tanzania seeks highly qualified candidates for an anticipated five-year donor funded project with key objectives to increase empowerment, reduce exploitation and abuse, increase uptake of ASRHR services, including Nutrition & HIV and Increased Economic Opportunities through skills development, job creation, policy and capacity building. The project is anticipated to be implemented in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma.


The anticipated project aims:

  • To Improve enabling environment to advance gender equality and rights and protection from SGBV and adverse SRH and Nutrition outcomes
  • Improved capacity of youth/CBOs to meaningfully participate in and engage local decision-making structures to advance gender exploitation, adolescent girls’ and boys’ SRHR, and prevent and respond to SGBV.
  • Increased access to improved ASRHR and nutrition services for adolescent boys and girls in and out of schools.
  • Increased gender equitable participation of female and male youth from 16-19 years in the labour market.

The City coordinator assists the Project coordinator and/or Project Manager with the coordination of resources, equipment, meetings, and all project information in the CITY where the project is implemented. S/He has the overall responsibility to organize and coordinate project activities with the goal of getting them completed on time and within budget. S/he ensures project deliverables i.e outcomes and outputs through systematic joint planning, implementation and reporting based on the project annual work plan. Maintaining and monitoring the project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures.

The incumbent staff will assign responsibilities to project officers, monitor, compiles and summarize project reports and provide regular updates to the project manager. S/he will ensure coordination, linkage and strategic engagement with government and partners in consultation with the project manager to ensure all aspects of the project are compatible with donor, government and WVT standards.

This position is contingent on the confirmation of funding from the donor.

















% of time Activity End Results
40% Technical support and Strategic engagement:


  • Assist the Project manager and PC to develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress to meet budgetary objectives in the city
  • Supervise each NCG Supervisor using QIVCs and completing all Checklist sections every month.
  • Coordination of internal resources according to donors and organization standards
  • Organize, attend and participate in stakeholders meeting in the respective city
  • Work with the project city M&E, Manager and PC to measure project performance using appropriate tools and indicators in the city
  • Coordinate effective monitoring of the project activities in the city
  • Work closely with project finance officer to ensure smooth project activities and effective utilization of financial resources.
  • Coordinate sharing of city project best practices internally and externally.
  • Established and maintained meaningful partnerships, collaborations and networks in support to the project.
  • Manages local stakeholder relationship: develops and maintains contacts of key stakeholders, meeting schedules and minutes
  • Established and maintained relationships with the community, government, project staff and World Vision Canada.
  • Attends conferences, meetings, trainings as required at district, and regional level, or as required by Project manager
  • Supports the project manager to manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques


35% Project Reporting Compliance, and Stewardship of Resources.

  • Ensure timely reporting of project activities and escalate to management whenever needed
  • Measure city project performance using appropriate tools and indicators.
  • Ensure project resources (equipment, materials and finance) are used for intended purpose and as per approved policies and guidelines
  • Work closely with project finance officer to ensure smooth implementation of project activities in the city
  • Ensure that the Project develops results, indicators and targets as well as an annual work plan, which reflect the objectives of the project. (gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation in the city)
  • Lead in tracking project performance in the city, analyses and maintains open communication with the project management to ensure successful completion of project short and long-term goals
  • NCG register are compiled on timely manner
  • Quality of implementation assured at all level of the project
15% Capacity Building

  • Ensure at the city level, project officers, government staff and partners engaged are capacitated to handle project activities effectively
  • Capacity gap for city staff addressed and communicated to the project Coordinator/Manager
10% Networking and external engagement

  • Support the Project coordinator to strengthen relationships with government, district teams, within the education, health sectors and community while implementing project activities
  • Build positive work relationship with project collaborators in the city maintaining unity and trust
  • Participate in city/district and community level meetings and engagements in consultation with and feedback to the Project coordinator.
  • Project is represented in all occasion within the city of implantation
  • External engagement tracker is up to date
Required Professional Experience
  • Remarkable experience in implementation international donor funded project
  • At least five years’ experience in implementing Public health project such as RMNCH project
Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and


Bachelor Degree or higher in the fields of Social Science, Human Nutrition, Nursing, Public health. MPH and MD is preferred
Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills; Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders,
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills
  • Report writing skills: Ability to write complex reports
  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent team player with minimum supervision
  • Significant experience of working with government officials, multiple partners, community groups and communities.
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
  • Experience in working with international donor funded grants
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Good planning and Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail a must
  • Work in a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and application of contextual understanding in day to day work
  • High-level of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines for information needs
Travel and/or

Work Environment



  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 60% of the time and occasionally internationally.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player

Willingness to travel to the field as and when needed





The position is based in Dar es Salaam or Dodoma Language


Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili language


Contact (within WV or outside WV) Reason for contact Frequency of contact
Project staff To monitor the progress of implementation in each respective Area daily
LGA Engagement in project activities Day to day
All Decisions will be escalated through the Project Coordinator to the Project Manager


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☒ Deliver Results

☒ Build Relationships

☐ Be Accountable

☐ Learn and Develop

☐ Improve and Innovate

☒ Partner and Collaborate

☐ Embrace Change

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☒ Model Self-Management ☒ Engage, Influence, Lead

and Grow Others

☐ Run an Effective

and Agile Organisation

☐ Develop the Organisation

for the Future

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