New Job at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Tanzania – Technical Specialist – Water, Sanitation, Finance and Governance

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Vacancies at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 2020

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Technical Specialist – Water, Sanitation, Finance and Governance-Tanzania – (200000IQ)
Location: Tanzania 
About CRS
Catholic
Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of
the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect,
and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard
to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is
accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health,
agriculture, education, microfinance and peace building.

In
Tanzania, CRS has served vulnerable communities for over 50 years and
implements its programs through partnerships with the Government of
Tanzania, International and local organizations and community entities
for maximum impact and sustainability. CRS will be working in consortium
with other international and national NGOs, and private sector
partners, with the aim of expanding and sustaining the provision and
governance of WASH services.

Job Summary:

As
Technical Specialist you will provide technical advice and support to a
range of program design and implementation activities related to the
delivery of water and sanitation services as well as the finance,
governance and sustainability of small water service providers (WSPs),
in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles
and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to Country
Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming
to the poor and vulnerable. Your advice, knowledge, and support will
contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’
WASH programming is across the globe. This position is for the
anticipated USAID WASH Activity and is contingent on approved donor
funding.

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Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Support
    the development and contribute to the implementation of agency-wide
    strategies, standards, tools and best practices in water and sanitation
    services, finance, governance and sustainability of small water service
    providers (WSPs) that effectively engage partners, donors,and
    governments. Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach integrating gender,
    protection mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction.
  • Provide
    technical solutions to CP teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic
    planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership
    principles, tools and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality
    implementation.
  • Support capacity strengthening initiatives in
    water, sanitation, finance and governance programming for staff and
    partner through helping develop learning and training strategies and
    agendas/ curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
  • Collect
    and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best
    practices for specific projects to facilitate improvements in
    decision-making and contribute to the water, sanitation, finance and
    governance learning agenda.
  • Lead the identification and development of partnerships with private and public sector organizations.
  • Contribute
    to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research
    and other institutions, participate in forums in the area of water,
    sanitation, finance and governance to collect and share best practices
    and promote CRS’ work.
  • Work with the CRS team to define quality control processes for water and sanitation system improvement projects.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong
    relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in
    from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals
    in diverse geographical and cultural settings
  • Good strategic,
    analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to
    see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
  • Able to research, learn and implement new technologies quickly
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These
are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and
used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and
achieve the desired results.
· Integrity
· Continuous Improvement & Innovation
· Builds Relationships
· Develops Talent
· Strategic Mindset
· Accountability & Stewardship

Required Languages
-Excellent command of written and spoken English required, Swahili highly desirable.
Travel – Position is based in Dar es Salaam. Must be willing and able to travel at least 40% within Tanzania.
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Qualifications
Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in water, sanitation, finance and governance, or in a related area, with relevant experience required.
  • Minimum
    of five years relevant work experience with progressive
    responsibilities, with minimum of two years relevant field-based
    experience in water and sanitation, preferably management, operation or
    finance of water utilities in the rural or peri-urban context,
    management or evaluation and monitoring.
  • Experience in working in rural areas with Water and Sanitation Operators in Tanzania.
  • Knowledge
    of technical principles and concepts of tariff setting for water and
    sanitation services, investment prioritization and principles of project
    finance, sustainability and governance of water sector providers.
    General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper
    cross-sectoral approach.
  • Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices.
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
  • Experience
    and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations,
    and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of
    partnership principles.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel,
    Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and
    budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.  

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These
are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and
used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and
achieve the desired results.
· Integrity
· Continuous Improvement & Innovation
· Builds Relationships
· Develops Talent
· Strategic Mindset
· Accountability & Stewardship

***Our
Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations.
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of
the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome
as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who
share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’
processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and
vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer:
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort,
duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’
talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting
children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

Primary Location: EARO-TZ-Dar es Salaam
Job: Technical Programming
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting: Aug 31, 2020, 11:20:16 PM



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