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Jobs Opportunities at Mott MacDonald - Tanzania , Deadline 8 june 2017

NAFASI ZA KAZI Mott MacDonald


29110BR Fund monitoring officer Education, International Development Singida & Katavi Job Profile Mott MacDonald is committed to improving people’s lives through creating and delivering tailored development solutions.
We work in developing countries to alleviate poverty, establish good governance, and increase access, capacity and resilience in healthcare, education, water, sanitation, transportation, infrastructure and renewable energy – while safeguarding the environment and promoting human rights and gender equity.
What makes us different is that we approach problems from a fresh perspective. As an employee-owned company, we have the freedom and independence of mind to find new ways to enhance human well-being and foster social and economic development through connected thinking.
The Education Quality Improvement Programme in Tanzania (EQUIP-Tanzania) is an initiative funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). The programme seeks to support the Government of Tanzania to improve the quality of education in primary schools and to increase the number of children, particularly girls, able to transfer to secondary education.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description We are looking for a Fund monitoring officers to oversee the collection of monthly bank reconciliations, quarterly expenditure reports and quarterly budgets from each district within your portfolio.
You will be responsible for:
Working with the EQUIP-Tanzania Regional teams to review the completeness and accuracy of the monthly bank reconciliations, quarterly expenditure reports and quarterly budgets submitted to the regional offices. Agreeing all items to transactional level supporting paperwork (e.g. attendance registers and invoices) Recording the disbursements, expenditures and balances associated on the EQUIP-Tanzania finance system. ensuring documentation relating to each District is filed appropriately Regular site visits to the Regional office and all the district offices within your portfolio to work with the teams to review records submitted Develop close working relationships with key district staff including the Treasurer, Education officer and Administrative offices. Supporting general correspondence with each of the Districts and other stakeholders Providing support on the updating of policies and procedures and deliver training to relevant staff at district and regional level.
Candidate Specification Key skills, qualifications and experience
Bachelor of Accounting degree or its equivalent and professional accountancy qualifications in accountancy profession (CPA/ACCA or equivalent) is essential Experience as an accounting professional Understanding of Government of Tanzania Public Financial Management processes, cycle as it applies to local, district, regional and central government Experience and knowledge of EPICOR is highly desirable Experience of using MS Quick Books, or other similar finance packages is desirable Outstanding team player and willingness to learn and support learning of others Fluency in written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili is essential Experience working with DFID will be an advantage
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Deadline: 8 June 2017
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29053BR Regional education specialist Consultancy, Education, International Development Singida, Tabora, Simiyu, Kigoma, Mara and Katavi Job Profile Mott MacDonald is committed to improving people’s lives through creating and delivering tailored development solutions.
We work in developing countries to alleviate poverty, establish good governance, and increase access, capacity and resilience in healthcare, education, water, sanitation, transportation, infrastructure and renewable energy – while safeguarding the environment and promoting human rights and gender equity.
What makes us different is that we approach problems from a fresh perspective. As an employee-owned company, we have the freedom and independence of mind to find new ways to enhance human well-being and foster social and economic development through connected thinking.
We currently need a Regional education specialist to support the Regional team leader and Technical lead specialists in facilitating, coordinating and supporting key stakeholders to improve planning, delivery and monitoring of education at community, school, district and regional levels .
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description Tasks:
Support the development of capacity building activities of community, school, district and regional education managers in the areas of teacher development, school leadership, planning and management, community participation and data management and use.

Coordinate and support the regional management and training of implementing partners Contribute to the writing of various reports, articles and other forms of communication Ensure technical information flow among Regional teams and partners Support the regional assessments and baseline studies to prepare background information and data for design of the programme Generate support for the programme and develop strategic alliances through leading effective advocacy efforts at all levels Communicate success, lessons learnt, programme best practice and evidence of impact Ensure a gender-positive and quality-oriented perspective is mainstreamed and gender sensitive language is used in all programme communicationsResults: Sustained commitment to change and expectations of the education system, supported from grass-roots stakeholders upwards, resulting from increased levels of awareness, engagement and ownership among stakeholders.
Candidate Specification Knowledge, essential competencies, skills and qualifications:
Degree in education, development or a related field Relevant experience in development, including education reform, teacher training, literacy, grants management, research and community mobilization Experience and proven ability to build and maintain relationships with government counterparts and other stakeholders Knowledge of communication tools used for development Proven ability to work across geographic and cultural boundaries Excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Kiswahili
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Deadline: 8 June 2017