Assistant Project Coordinator
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Assistant Project Coordinator


Assistant Project Coordinator

Restless Development



Support the planning, implementation and review of the project in line with the project design
Provide training and mentoring to the Youth Accountability Advocates and networks to create vibrant youth engagement at local level
Ensuring monthly data collection and case study collection from Youth Accountability Advocates and youth networks
Assist in Youth Accountability Advocates recruitment, selection, training, placement and in placement support in line with Restless Development’s standards
Liaise with coalitions, local authorities, communities, and young people to ensure our project is embedded, visible, and positively supported
Ensure Youth Accountability Advocates comply with code of conduct for delivery, activity implementation and budget management
Provide welfare support to Youth Accountability Advocates in person and on the phone

Support in Youth Accountability Advocates recruitment, selection, training, placement, and in placement support with support from the project team and regions offices
Support Youth Accountability Advocates to implement , monitor and review project activities across all locations on a monthly basis
Ensure compilation ajira of reports and case studies in line with organisational M&E system, and suitable for donor audiences
Provide regular progress updates to your supervisor on the project and ensure risks and challenges are managed on time
Provide regular guidance, mentoring, and welfare support to the Youth Accountability Advocates ensuring they are active and delivering their targets
Liaise and ensure youth networks are engaged at all stages of the project

Conduct regular in person and phone meetings with Youth Accountability Advocates to ensure they are active, well supported, and meet their targets
Identify and assessment skills needs of the Youth Accountability Advocates and ensure this is addressed in order to meet the projects targets
Provide monthly Youth Accountability Advocates welfare reports to the Project Coordinator and Senior Project Coordinator

Support your team to develop clear and cost effective activity budgets in line with Restless Development policies and donor compliance
Prepare and submit timely narrative reports on expenditure and activities you are conducting in line with Restless Development policies and donor compliance
Report any concerns on financial management and compliance to the Finance Manager
Ensure Restless Development resources (monetary or equipment) are protected and never mis-used by staff, Youth Accountability Advocates, or beneficiaries
Ensure that all requisitions and retirements are appropriately authorized; and that all expenditure is backed up genuine receipts and documents
Uphold all financial policies and procedures for Restless Development Tanzania, and proactively prevent risks within the project which could jeopardise our Values, Policies and Code of Conduct, and donor compliance

Develop partnerships with local media for the project’s objectives and visibility of our work
Proactively provide case studies, good new stories, and photos for social media, and sharing with external audiences such as donors

Act as an ambassador for Restless Development at public and partner meetings and events demonstrating expertise, and youth passion

Other (5%)
Other duties as required.
You may occasionally be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which time off in lieu will be granted

Minimum of Graduate level degree/diploma in relevant field, preferably related to political science, communication, gender, policies, advocacy and data (statistics)

Experience working with young people from vulnerable settings
Technical expertise in community development and gender approaches in civic engagement
Lead and provide support to volunteers
A clear understanding of contemporary development agenda such as sustainable development goals, gender equality, advocacy, family planning, youth participation, decision-making, governance structures, political events and opportunities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills suitable for both youth and local government audiences

Fluent in English and Kiswahili
Good ICT skills including Word, Excel, email/internet, PowerPoint
A strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development and the role of young people in development
Previous experience as a volunteer Desirable
Graduate degree in a field related to policy, community development or youth work
Ability to manage budgets and finances
Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment



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  • Location: Dar es Salaam
  • Job Title: Assistant Project Coordinator
  • Application Deadline: 2017-01-22
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