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Programme & Partnership Advisor
Job Title: Programme & Partnership Advisor
Job Type: Full-Time from 1st February 2022
Location: Dar es Salaam
DVV International is the Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V. (DVV), the German Adult Education Association. DVV represents the interests of the approximately 900 adult education centres (Volkshochschulen) and their state associations, the 

DVV International provides worldwide support for the establishment and development of sustainable structures for Youth and Adult Education. As the leading professional organization in the field of adult learning and education (ALE) and development cooperation, DVV International has committed itself to supporting lifelong learning for more than 50 years. Its vision is to fight poverty through education, lifelong learning and support to development. For finance and admin operations DVV international is looking for a suitable candidate for the position Country Project Account.

Job Summary:
The Programme & Partnership Advisor, as part of a small team, will be working under the supervision of the Regional Director East/ Horn of Africa and the Pan-African Project Manager. His/her task will be supporting DVV International in non-formal adult education programming and policy development, and to liaise with the pan African platform to enhance advocacy and capacity development in ALE nationally and in the East/ Horn of Africa region.

The Programme & Partnership Advisor will be assigned for:
• Supporting the MoEST in consultation with other key stakeholders in developing key directives and strategies in non-formal adult learning and education (ALE).
• Capacitating stakeholders in integrated ALE programming including preparation of training materials/ guidelines, and establishment of coordination structures across tiers of government.
• Identifying and establishing networks and cooperation among ALE stakeholders nationally and in East African region.
• Identifying content/ themes and areas of research in ALE nationally and in the East African region.

• Providing regular news and communication on ALE in the region including identification of potential authors from the region and local quality assurance of content.
• Developing communications and visibility materials for DVV International Tanzania.
• Liaising with the Pan-African Project Manager/Team to organise online and blended trainings and webinars.

Project Management
• Ensuring that all programme activities are developed and implemented in accordance with DVV International budget and guidelines.
• Conducting project reviews to assess project components, to measure achievements that can be effectively communicated to key stakeholders.
• Managing tender processes from design to review.
• Supporting the Regional Director in identifying funding opportunities and developing proposals for various donors.
• Planning and implementation of workshops, trainings and conferences, compiling reports of meetings, workshops, trainings, etc. and progress reports to donors.

Requested qualifications and skills:
• University degree preferably Masters in the field Education, social science from a reputable university
• At least 7 years’ experience in the local or international NGO sector in a similar senior position
• Understanding of adult education strategies and issues in Tanzania, regionally, and globally
• Knowledge of ALE stakeholders in the country and East African region, having already established networks with ALE stakeholders and academia in the region would be an asset.
• Strong analytical and project management skills.
• Strong communication skills to maintain a constructive dialogue with stakeholders from different countries while ensuring quality assurance.
• Strong writing and editorial skills.
• Profound writing, and communication skills in English and Kiswahili

• Tanzanian national
• Problem-solving skills
• Excellent inter-personal, communication, presentation and training skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
• Strong computer skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Applicants should send their CVs with contact information for three traceable referees, with a cover letter to indicating position and reference number in the subject field. Only applications sent to this email address will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date for receiving applications is 5th of January, 2023.
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