Senior Programs Officer- Faith & Development

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Purpose of the position:

Facilitate integration of Faith and Development in World Vision Tanzania.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

Major Responsibilities

  • Facilitate capacity building programs for staff spiritual formation and church partnership

  • Coordinate periodic assessment on the profile and protocol of the churches for smooth and workable Partnership

  • Capacity building initiatives to grassroots Church leaders and ministers

  • Facilitate training to local churches and FBOs for integration of Channels of Hope (CoH) initiatives in programs/projects

  • Review program/projects documents for the quality integration of FD initiatives PDDs and AOPs

  • Prepare and timely submit quality reports

  • Develop concept papers and proposals for Faith and Development funding

  • Facilitate collection and analysis of information related to spiritual issues

  • Monitor the implementation of FD integration in programs/projects

  • Follow up on FD related internal and Global Centre (GC) audit and evaluation/donor recommendations to ensure that they are responded to and fully implemented

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences/Theology

Experience: 5yrs

Preferred: Masters in Social Sciences/Theology

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors

  • Good understanding of and respect for diverse churches and Christian organizations

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Travel: 20 % Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%