Job Title : Senior Workstream Coordinator
Location : Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
Contract Type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV is looking for a Senior Workstream Coordinator , that is , a person who will manage the progressive , participatory identification and completion of tasks and deliverables required to support locally led development initiatives in collaboration with strategic and implementing partners . He/she will be responsible to manage one or more of the more complex workstreams and for effective partnership management .
This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious individual to work at the cutting edge of smart and effective development programming , and to be directly engaged in real and meaningful change processes in Tanzania .

Job Description
Key Responsibilities

  • Build sustainable and effective relationships and engagement strategies with stakeholders and partners to develop and coordinate responses to identified problems in line with the workstream theory of change and workplan , and I4ID programme strategyInvest in strong relationships with political and non-political stakeholders critical for the delivery of the workstream results .
  • Lead on policy entrepreneurialism and influencing within the assigned workstream/s and support other coordinators in learning and adapting .
  • Support implementing partners to design and manage activities on collective action assignments for a workstream , including developing TORs , identifying and mobilising assistance , monitoring and quality assuring work .
  • Work with the programme’s specialist technical advisers , to ensure that workstream strategy takes account of evidence , experience and good practice , particularly relating to gender and social inclusion
  • Support the Senior Management Team to ensure the development and delivery of workstream through annual strategic plans , operational work plans and budgets and other plans as required with oversight from the Deputy Team Leader .
  • Day-to-day management of the engagement and capacity building efforts with implementing and strategic partners . This may include e.g . linking key partners to and working with the I4ID Media Manager to strengthen use of various media and with I4ID MEL Manager to strengthen and research capacity
  • Monitor and report against workstream plans and the results framework , and ensure the completeness of collective action-related knowledge , information and documentation for the workstream
  • Provide research , analysis , information and lesson-learning on collective action work , in close collaboration with the Senior Coordinator and the research and learning manager .

Also Read :


  • Five years or more of overall work experience in participatory development and collective action programming . A degree in relevant subject matter
  • Proven entrepreneurial , collaborative and participatory way of working , good facilitation , negotiation and brokering skills . Ability to consensus-build is essential .
  • Good analytical skills for interpreting complex workstreams and ability to adapt workstream activities based on the changing socio-economic and political context .
  • Proven partnership management skills , networking skills and ability to develop effective networks . Demonstrated ability to work with people in a persuasive , constructive manner .
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with civil society organizations , local and central government executive , elected representatives , and private sector
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English
  • Good interpersonal and coaching skills .
  • Able to interact sensitively , effectively and professionally with people from diverse political , socio-economic and professional backgrounds
  • Knowledge of agricultural value chains and/or private sector development and/or social service delivery; knowledge of governance and urban issues an advantage
  • Knowledge of project management and at least basic knowledge of tools such as theory of change and M&E .

Additional Information
Interested candidates who meet the key qualifications are encouraged to send in their applications . Women are encouraged to apply . Please send your application letter and CV to before 20th November 2019 .