Dodoma, Tanzania

Organisational, Policy & Strategy Adviser Experteering Opportunity

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Business Strategy
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Strategic Communications

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start as soon as possible and stay for 12 months to 12 months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

In Partnership With

vsologo

Project Details


Description and Impact

Role overview

The Organizational, Policy and strategy adviser alongside the Secretary General of the Youth and Employment Department will lead the Policy operational and strategic planning process. You will use your strategic planning, policy and organizational development background to lead all elements of the strategic and policy operational planning process including context analysis, participatory research, documentation and approval.

Project background;

The Ministry of Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disability sits under the Prime Minister’s officer (PMO) looking at all youth affairs , employment, labour, persons with disabilities. The Ministry also looks at the Parliamentary and Policy issues. Under the leadership of the Secretary General the Ministry and General Secretary of the Department of Youth and Employment, the review for the amendment of the National Youth development policy has been carried on, to ensure the Youth Voice is well captured and the policy puts in place the effective strategies of addressing them. The Ministry is now focussing on operationalising the revised and amended policy and developing a strategy to set the strategic direction and annual priorities.  The Organizational, Policy and strategy adviser will lead the Policy operational and strategic planning process.

Deliverables

  • Final Draft, approved and Operating National Youth Development policy
  • Innovative and high quality of plans developed and approved by the Ministry and key stakeholders.
  • Participation by all key stakeholders in the operationalisation of the policy process.
  • Youth department actively contribute to the strategic planning process.
  • Assessing the efficient and judicious utilization of resources and youth development programs

These KPI’s can be subject to change if deemed necessary by project manager or employee.

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This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process.

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps.

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at enquiry@vsoint.org. Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

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Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

Qualifications (essential): Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Policy related matters, development or a related subject.
Strategic planning
5+ years of experience on leading strategic planning development process and managing clients in a deadline-driven professional services environment.
Able to combine high-level strategy and analytical thinking with tactical creativity and flair.
Communication: 
Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire.
Builds mutually beneficial alliances and networks at senior levels 
Analysis and creative problem-solving: proactive to deliver solutions to challenges, ability to identify the interest of stakeholders. 
Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need. 
Flexibility: 
Ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, works under minimum supervision and keeps the targets on track under challenging environments. 
Desirable: 
Highly experienced in development sector or government bodies. 
Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: 

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge 

Equal Opportunities


VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
 

Living Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all travel expenses 

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Additional Benefits

What we offer

  • Training and support
  • A basic living allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave
  • Medical cover

Depending on where you live, we also offer:

  • Work visas
  • Return flight
  • Required immunisations and antimalarials

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