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New Job Opprtunity At Organization For Community Development (OCODE), August 2020- Field Supervisor | Ajira360tz.com

Organization for Community Development (OCODE) is a grassroots National non-governmental organization that works to improve lives of less privileged Tanzanians. It was established in 1999 and registered in 2003 under the Society Ordinance Act of 1954 and complied with the NGO Act of 2002 in March 2011. Our focus is on supporting and facilitating communities realize quality basic education for children, improved community livelihood and youth empowerment.

We believe in power of grassroots communities to positively change their lives. Our approach to development is therefore an empowering one. We do not work for community rather we work with grassroots communities to realize their development. We work as catalyst by challenging their beliefs and attitudes which are hindrances to desired development as thus make them proactive to development endeavor. We challenge them to recognize their potentials as such available resources and opportunities which they seize to prosper. In everything we do we require their meaningful participation right from conceiving ideas to resources required to realize preferred ends.


JOB TITLE: FIELD SUPERVISOR- Bonga Forum Supervisor 

Location: Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary

OCODE is looking for a very committed and highly motivated Tanzanian young lady aged 22– 28 years to fill in the position of a Bonga Forum Supervisor .

Main responsibilities: 

The Bonga Forum Supervisor will provide technical and academic assistance to the Bonga Forum Super girls/ mentors. Generally, the Supervisor will also be responsible for;

▪︎ Coordinating between OCODE and Bonga forums and communicating the correct information.

▪︎ Responsible for formation and strengthening of Bonga forum in the first year and formation of Bonga Network in the third year.

▪︎ Responsible for linking the different Bonga forums and Networks for business opportunities and with private sector.

▪︎ Lobbying and linking forums and networks with government support/ youth opportunities at the district and ward level.

▪︎ Linking the Bonga forums and Networks to participate in Ward/District budgeting process

▪︎ Together with Bonga Supervisor the Forum Supervisor will participate in conducting market survey for identification of viable trades within the communities for Bonga participants.

▪︎ Identify areas skill gaps in the different trades being conducted by the graduate Bonga participants and identify local artisans to provide the necessary trainings.

▪︎ Ensuring timely procurement and distribution of necessary materials for continue of life skills and awareness sessions and improvement of vocational skills.

▪︎ Take lead in conducting Participatory Rural Appraisal exercises for identification of advocacy issues and take lead in conducting advocacy and lobbying with the graduates.

▪︎ Take lead in organizing community out reaches for sensitization and awareness creation, community dialogues and leisure with the community members.

▪︎ Routine and frequent monitoring of progress of skills acquisition and taking corrective actions with frequent feedback to the trainers and the trainees.

▪︎ Coordinating the reports and sending the same to the higher supervisor at OCODE.

▪︎ Planning and implementation of the Bonga Forums and Networks activities as per the agreed Memorandum of Understanding between OCODE and Bonga.

▪︎ Organizing coordination refresher trainings for Forums and Network leaders

▪︎ Budgeting, Implementing, Monitoring and Auditing of the Bonga Forum and Network intervention

▪︎ Shouldering total responsibility for ensuring quality of the programme is not compromised making the program successful 

▪︎ Collaborating with Bonga Forum Support team to ensure that community, including the parents are fully involved

▪︎ Ensure cross-learning (exchange visits) across the different Forums and Networks within the same location and with Bonga centres.  

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the position’s requirements are encouraged to apply with a CV of not more than 2 pages, contact details of 2 referees and a page cover letter to the Director of Programs describing their skills and competitive advantage for the position by email to: jobs@ocode.or.tz  

Please disclose your salary expectation for this vacancy. Applications should be sent before the end of 21st of August 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Do not send any education certificates at this stage.


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