Policy Analyst
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Policy Analyst

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Policy Analyst

HakiRasilimali (HR)

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HakiRasilimali (HR) is a platform of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) registered under the Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) Act of 2012 (registration number 00NGO/R2/00074, working on strategic advocacy issues around minerals, oil and gas extraction in Tanzania. HR is affiliated with Publish What You ajira Pay (PWYP), a global membership-based coalition of CSOs in over forty (40) countries united in their call for an open and accountable extractive sector so that oil, gas and mining revenues improve the lives of women, men and youth in resource-rich countries and that extraction is carried out responsibly that benefits countries and their citizens. The organization seeks to recruit a suitably candidates to fill the following vacant positions;

Job Title: Policy Analyst – HakiRasilimali (0ne post)

Line Manager: Executive Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Post Summary

Research and analysing laws, policies and budgets with a view to empowering members and the public to influence extractives policies for socio-economic change. 80% of time with or in the service of HR members, HR Working Groups and other development stakeholders. is expected in collaboration with the ED to supervise HakiRasilimali research and analysis projects from the planning stages to project completion and to act as a catalyst for the continued growth of the platform and implementation of its Strategic Plan. Given its infancy, the platform’s development will have challenges hence considerable dynamism, perseverance and flexibility will be required from the PA.
Nonetheless, there is sufficient of prospects for individual growth for a person with creativity, enterprise and determination. For this post, it requires an individual who can create a robust team, can communicate well, manage and build an effective team, has outstanding integrity and understands the technical/professional aspects of the job.
It is for someone who is enthusiastic about working in a multistakeholders environment, those who enjoy working in extractives policy and advocacy issues, those who possess managerial and leadership skills that bring the best results through people.

The Details:

  • Proactively identifies potential issues that may have an effect on extractives policies in Tanzania. Researches these issues, highlights potential areas for concern and entry points for advocacy, and ensures that members are kept informed and advised as required. (40%)
  • Convenes and facilitates the HR Working Groups; coordinates individual and joint activities; facilitates complementarity between the working groups and cross learning; provides facilitative leadership within the 2 groups. (25%).
  • Proactively identifies ways in which the Secretariat can improve its relevance by supporting the policy objectives of its members and works with the rest of the secretariat team to incorporate this into the work of the Secretariat. (15%)
  • Promotes organisational learning by developing and maintaining a database of case studies that documents lessons learnt from civil society engaging in extractives advocacy in Tanzania. This database is to be shared on the HR Website. (5%)
  • Proactively networks with other development stakeholders in Tanzania, regionally and internationally to build constructive and productive relationships that further the objectives of HR and the policy priorities of its members. (5%)
  • Line manages an intern by building an effective team through effective performance management, supportive supervision and output-based personal development. (10%)

Academic, Technical skills and experiences that we are seeking:

  • Bachelor degree in social sciences, law, public policy, governance, community development or any relevant field from the recognized institution. Specific training in Mining oil and gas will be an added advantage
  • A broad understanding of and demonstrated interest in the extractive issues in Tanzania, Africa and beyond.
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to package concepts to different types of audiences.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience in one or more of the following:
    – Data collection and analysis
    – Statistical computer software programs
    – Qualitative data research
    – Quantitative data sets
  • At least 5 years working experience in policy analysis

Managerial and leadership skills that this job requires:

  • The ability to develop and lead a highly effective team in a demanding and often uncertain working environment.
  • Excellent and appropriate inter-personal, communication and persuasive skills.
  • The ability to develop and sustain constructive working relationships across the entire range of extractives stakeholders.
  • Excellent initiative – The ability and willingness to act decisively in often uncertain environments
  • Excellent language skills, verbally and in writing in English and Kiswahili
  • The ability and willingness to speak in public effectively, including making clear, concise and powerful presentations.
  • Basic IT skills, extensive use of the internet for research.

ALL interested applicants need to send the following:

(a) A cover letter clearly stating in 200 words or less why you want this job and consider your self suitable for it,
(b) An updated CV which includes your complete contact details,
(c) Salary history,
(d) 2-3 references,
(e) A sample of recent written analytical work

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates should submit their application to HakiRasilimali through the email address info@hakirasilimali.or.tz NO LATER THAN 21st OF JUNE 2022

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  • Location: Tanzania
  • Job Title: Policy Analyst
  • Application Deadline: 2022-06-21
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