Director Policy, Reseach, Advocacy, And Lobbying – TPSF

To supervise and coordinate policy and planning, review analysis to support evidence based advocacy while building relationships with private sector stakeholders to ensure that their issues and concerns are addressed and reflected in the national private sector policy agenda.
To have an effective engagement with the government and other interested stakeholders in formulating and implementing pro-growth policies that promote Tanzania’s competitiveness; encourage domestic and foreign investment and pursue regional and international economic cooperation and opportunities, while folstening Human Capital Development focus and delivery.

COMPETENCE REQUIRED (Education, Experience and Skills required)
Post graduate degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Law, International Trade, or other related fields.
Minimum of five years’ experience at management level with at least three in policy analysis roles
Demonstrated capacity in policy analysis, advocacy, research and lobbying
Clear understanding of economic development issues in Tanzania and an appreciation of the challenges of private sector development.
Ability to build and maintain relationships with partner agencies and key contacts in government.

Develop effective advocacy strategy to follow up on effective implementation of government policies, plan and budget.
Help to keep TPSF members abreast of key national and international policy initiatives (campaigns, issues, reports) in key themes.
Identify gaps and needs assessment of the policy formulation and reviews process. And advocate for the development of guidelines on policy formulation.
Conduct consultative forums and meetings with relevant Ministry Department Agencies (MDAs) on sectoral Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Public Private Dialogue (PPD) arrangements.
Support the communications team in ensuring regular presence in the media
Coordinate preparation for private sector participation in Tanzania Natinal Business Council (TNBC) and serve as its spokes person during National consultation.
Fee earning Activities
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing desired results on fee earning activities assigned.
Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the Executive Director
Preparation and implementation of Departmental Annual Business Plan.

Percentage of the implementation of Advocacy strategy/issues resolved.
Extent of capacity building to Private Sector Organizations (PSOs) on advocacy activities and number of weak sectoral business associations supported in Advocacy work.
Extent of Private sector participation in policy law development/ processes (Number of policies/Laws developed with the involvement of private sector)
Number of new partnerships established for advocacy.
Reports/concept notes/Research paper for well analyzed researched issues for reform purposes and dialogue process;
Number of Developed project proposals for funding of advocacy work within agreed time frame.
Number Developed and implemented outreach programmes withing agreed time frame
Quarterly TPSF flagship report is produced and published.

Method of Application
All applications should be addressed and submitted to the following email address
Executive Director
Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
1288 Mwaya Road, Msasani Peninsula
P. O. Box 11313
The deadline for submitting the application is 15 March 2021