JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT HAKIELIMU.

Join us to enable citizens make a difference in education and democracy

HakiElimu’s vision is an open, just and democratic Tanzania where all people enjoy the right to education that promotes equity, creativity and critical thinking. For more information visit http://www.hakielimu.org

HakiElimu seeks to recruit competent, creative and committed candidates for:

1. Program Officer, Research and Policy Analysis (1 post)

Responsibilities: Monitor and track key developments in basic education policy. Conceptualize, implement, monitor and ensure quality of research studies in education, including reports and publications; facilitate documentation and sharing of the findings with key stakeholders. Coordinate, write and translate accessible analytical, research and policy-related materials, including briefs, concept papers, reports, working papers, opinion columns and other advocacy materials. Actively participate in key education coalitions and networks, foster learning and joint action, and promote HakiElimu interests. Promote broader public participation, debate and transparency in policy engagement at all levels.

Key Competencies: (a) Bachelors of Education degree minimum, Masters of Education preferred (b) At least 5 years experience in teaching and two years experience in areas related to responsibilities (c) Very good knowledge of the education policy context in Tanzania, as well as key education concepts, policy change and reform.(d) Strong analytical and research skills (e) Strong advocacy and public speaking skills, (f) Excellent writing and communication skills (g) computer skills (h)Ability to work effectively and contribute to team work

Program Officer-Resource Transparency and Accountability. (1 post)

Responsibilities: Conduct Budget analysis of education sector and Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) and facilitate documentation and sharing of the findings with key stakeholders. Work with Member of the Parliament and monitor parliamentary proceedings on education budget to foster effective use of public funds and service delivery in education sector. Design and implement advocacy strategy of HakiElimu. Actively participate in key education coalitions and networks working on budget, foster learning and joint action, and promote HakiElimu interests. Promote broader public participation, debate and transparency in policy engagement at all levels.

Key Competencies: (a) BA degree minimum, Masters preferred (b) At least two years experience in areas related to responsibilities (c) Very good knowledge of the budget process and social political context of Tanzania (d) Strong analytical and research skills (e) Strong advocacy and public speaking skills, (f) Excellent writing and communication skills (g) computer skills (h) Ability to work effectively and contribute to team work.

HakiElimu is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and people with disabilities.
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All applicants need to send the following:

(a) a cover letter clearly stating in 200 words or less why you want this job and are suitable for it, (b) salary history (include last salary slip where possible), (c) 2 letters of reference from non-relatives, (d) an updated CV which includes your complete contact details, and (e) 1-2 samples of something you have already written. The application deadline is 10th February 2012. Application materials will be retained by HakiElimu.

Send applications to:

Executive Director, HakiElimu, P O Box 79401, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania or by email to info@hakielimu.org or leave them with the office secretary at our offices on 739 Mathuradas/UN Road, Upanga, Dar es Salaam.

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