Job Opportunities at Community development and Relief Tanzania CODERT

Job Opportunities at Community development and Relief Tanzania CODERT

Senior Microfinance Facilitator -1 Post(Mbeya)

Application deadline2020-03-17

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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

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

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.

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

Job Summary

A Micro-finance Facilitator reporting to senior micro-finance officer

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

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

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

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Job Opportunities at Community development and Relief Tanzania CODERT

Microfinance Facilitator-1 Post (Mbozi)

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

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

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.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interested candidates 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 is 17th March 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for Interview

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