Safeguards Specialist – TASAF

BASIC FUNCTION:
To manage the implementation of the safeguard policy frameworks as specified in the
Financing Agreement and Operational Manual.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
She/He shall:
a) Ensure that implementation of subprojects complies to triggered safeguard
policy frameworks;
b) Assess and compile capacity building requirements for effective
implementation of safeguard policy frameworks by PAAs and communities;
c) Ensure availability of safeguards training materials;
d) Ensure provision of technical support to PAAs on the compliance of safeguard
policy frameworks.
e) Responsible for managing the database for safeguards;
f) Receive and review safeguard implementation reports submitted by PAAs;
g) Ensure verification of compliance with safeguard policy frameworks;
h) Coordinate and facilitate identification of existing capacity enhancement
opportunities outside of TASAF that can be capitalized upon for resource
optimization for safeguard policy frameworks;
a) Prepare and compile unit annual implementation plan and budgets;
b) Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly implementation progress reports for the
unit;
c) Be a member of the TASAF management team;
d) Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:
a) Holder of Master’s Degree in Environment, Social Science and Community
Development or any other related field from a recognized university.
b) At least seven (7) years’ experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private
Sectors and managerial experience of at least three (3) years;
c) Must be computer literate.
d) Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with
donor funded project.
e) High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with
people at all levels.
f) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
g) Self-motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:
a) Existence of reports on safeguard policy frameworks training activities.
b) Actions taken on safeguards implementation reports reviewed.
c) Existence of updated safeguards database.
d) Existence of technical support reports to PAAs and communities.
e) Timely submission of quarterly and annual reports.

HOW TO APPLY
– Applications enclosing scanned copies of certificates and CV vitae in PDF FORMAT be sent to hrm@tasaf.go.tz
– Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered
– Deadline is 30 th September 2017
– Those will not hear from us 14 days after the deadline should consider themselves as unsuccessful

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