3 Job Opportunities at CODERT

3 Job Opportunities at CODERT

Overview
The Community Development and Relief Trust (CODERT). CODERT is duly registered in 23rd June, 2005 under the Ministry of Home affairs with vide registration no. SO.13191. CODERT is a voluntary, on profit, non-governmental, non partisan organization without any political or religious affiliation, whose members endeavor to achieve its aims and objectives in the best interest of its members, functionaries and beneficiaries.

VISION-‘Capacitated communities that fully utilize available resources in a sustainable way towards socio economic improvement of rural and urban poor households in Tanzania by the year 2025”.
MISSION-‘To empower the poor and marginalized communities to realize their potentials to attain and sustain economic and social advancement through community mobilization, capacity building, access to savings and credit services and institutional support for youth and women groups development”

CODERT is calling for Job applicants to fill in the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Microfinance Facilitator-1 Post (Mbozi)

Job Summary


A Micro-finance Facilitator reports to the senior micro-finance officer of the project

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To facilitate community sensitization, group identification, formation and verification in project
  • To facilitate the training of Community Resource Person (CRPs) to promote the formation of Self- sustaining savings and credit groups.
  • Choose staff members to handle micro-finance project activities, monitor, and supervise them constantly
  • Conduct regular internal audits, review, and consolidate microfinance (VSLA/IMA) data
  • Monitor the status of each project, including affected communities and their access to revolving fund and microloans
  • Support the development and usage of micro-finance services in designated areas, identified by the project scope
  • To continually disseminate the methodology within the VSLA/IMA groups as per the training guide and project document
  • To prepare various field report including monthly reports, training, and quality

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, and other social sciences relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of VSLA/IMA methodologies added advantage for 3 Job Opportunities at CODERT

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with digitalized VLSA product
  • Experience of using Data collection tools i.e. KOBO tool and MIS
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in donor-funded project preferably European Union.

Position: Senior Microfinance Facilitator -1 Post (Mbeya)

Job Summary
The Senior Micro-finance Officer (SMFO) supports the efficient and successful implementation KIBOWAVI Project in the micro-finance component through Village Savings and Lending Associations Methodology in Mbeya, Songwe and Katavi Regions.

Job Description
Reporting to: CODERT chief Program Coordinator.
Location: based in Mbeya field office
Job Descriptions:
The organization an exciting and rewarding place to work, looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Micro-finance specialist.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and manage KIBOWAVI project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with project document/donor requirements
  • Making sure that all logistics of the program or project are properly coordinate Comprehend the scope and mission of each assigned micro-finance project before initializing activities to support it
  • Overall management of project staff
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff (including training) and transfer key skills
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent CODERT in relevant forums/cluster/working groups
  • Consolidate reports from other staff and them to CODERT chief program Coordinator.
  • Budgeting and forecasting the resources availability and collaborate with Project coordinator and donor to undertake resource mobilization
  • Undertake supervision of Microfinance Facilitators by reviewing their action plans and oversee field activities such as the formation of VSLA and IMA
  • Support the Micro-finance facilitators to monitor and oversee the VSLA Methodology to ensure they meet the needs of partner households and project targets.
  • Linking s Women and youth smallholder farmers with Financial Institutions.
  • Ensure that current and effective micro-finance guidelines, policies, procedures, and Strategies are in place, documented and implemented.

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Community Development, Development Studies, sociology and other social sciences relevant discipline.


EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with digitized VLSA product
  • Experience of using Data collection tools i.e. KOBO tool and MIS
  • Minimum 6 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in donor- funded project preferably the European Union.

Position: Microfinance Facilitator cum Accountant-1 Post (Mpanda Katavi Region)

Job Summary
A Micro-finance Facilitator reporting to senior micro-finance officer
Job Description
A Micro-finance Facilitator reporting to senior micro-finance officer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate the creation of new and strengthening of existing horticulture producer groups, incl. facilitation of leadership of women & youth.
  • To facilitate community sensitization, group identification, formation and verification in project
  • In collaboration with local government, district council officials together with HELVETAS and ADP Mbozi conduct sensitization meetings to farmers as well as profile/Identify farmers existing groups and their farms
  • To facilitate the training of Community Resource Person (CRPs) and Local Service Provider (LSP) to promote the formation of Self- sustaining savings and credit groups.Conduct regular internal audits and review and consolidate microfinance (VSLA/IMA ) data
  • Manage all accounting transactions and Prepare budget forecasts
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Review financial transactions and documents
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Comply with CODERT’s financial, procurement, policies, and regulations

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Accounts, and other social sciences relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of VSLA/IMA methodologies added advantage

Recoomended for you

Experience:

  • Experience with financing package
  • Experience with digitized VLSA product
  • Experience of using Data collection tools i.e. KOBO tool and MIS
  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience from a senior level project implementation position in donor-funded project preferably European Union
  • Experience with creating financial statements.

Remuneration: Remuneration will be attractive based on qualifications and experience.

MODE OF APPLICATION:
Interested candidates for 3 Job Opportunities at CODERT should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV including names and contact information and Academic Certificates with email addresses and telephone numbers of three work-related referees. Note: application lattes and CV should not exceed five pages.

Applications should be submitted to the CODERT Chief Program Coordinator, through email: geitacodert19@gmail.com


The closing date for the submission of applications  of 3 Job Opportunities at CODERT is 17th March 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for Interview.

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