Internews Network Jobs in Tanzania

Internews Network Sub-grants Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • As Internews Tanzania’s main point of contact for sub-grants management, maintain communication and relationships with local and international partners, ensuring that media and civil society stakeholders are effectively involved in the project and that the project partners’ feedback is channeled back into project management.
  • Provide day to day administration of sub-grants and subcontracts, including tracking budgets, payments, compliance, modifications and reporting, and alert the Senior Finance and
  • Administration Manager and the Media and Communications Director regarding any performance or financial reporting issues.
  • Support the Media and Communications Director to monitor the programmatic progress and capacity of sub-grants and subcontracts against the sub-grant agreements and work-plans.
  • Ensure technical, financial, and administrative compliance with Internews’ and USAID’s sub-grant management and reporting procedures.
  • Support organizational capacity assessments for sub-grantees and other partners and build capacity of sub-grantees in various areas including financial management and M&E
    Launch and administer competitive grant pools for media and civil society organizations.
  • With support from the M&E Specialist, oversee data collection and programmatic reporting for partners ensuring all procedures are followed.
  • Liaise with Internews HQ and Regional Office for partner-related information or financial issues.
  • Oversee partners’ programmatic and financial reporting, ensuring that quality reports are submitted to Internews in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of sub-grantees’ reporting and provide training on reporting procedures and mechanisms, to ensure improvement and impact.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.


  • Bachelor degree in business administration, management or the social sciences.
  • A post-graduate qualification or professional training in project management would be of added advantage.
  • Minimum five years professional experience in sub-grants management, partnerships, and/or capacity building of local partners.
  • Additional experience in project management would be an advantage.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects especially on grants management and reporting mechanisms.
  • Extensive knowledge of USAID rules and regulations for grants and sub-grants management.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with local partners in Tanzania especially media outlets, media development organizations, and community based or non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience in organization development, particularly in the media and NGO sectors, preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as detail orientation.
    Solid computer skills.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Effective Kiswahili and English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professionalism and leadership skills.
  • Strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills, including ability to work with teams from different cultural and professional backgrounds.
    Negotiation and diplomatic skills.

    How to apply

    [Interested candidates should apply online by 20th October, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Internews Network Sub-grants Officer Jobs in Tanzania

    Internews Network Senior Finance & Administration Manager Jobs in Tanzania


  • Prepare end month financial and accounting reports using QuickBooks and Agresso ERP.
  • Responsible for cash and bank reconciliations, oversees and monitors business advances to the project staff, vendors’ vetting, and accruals.

  • Ensure proper supporting documentation is provided for all transactions and that Internews financial policies and procedures are properly implemented. Work closely with the Country Director, Business Manager and Headquarters to ensure that projects are compliant at all levels of funders’ financial rules and regulations

  • Maintains an updated list of all vendors: suppliers of good and services, consultants, employees, and their current contracts and pending payments.

    Human Resources
  • Supervise Administrative and Finance staff, provide training and mentorship as required, and evaluate their performance.

    Sub-Grants Management
  • Overall responsibility for sub-grant
    management at Internews Tanzania, including line managing the Sub-grants Officer.


  • Over 7 years’ professional experience, ideally in an international organization in Tanzania, at a senior level with demonstrated impact and ability to handle increasing responsibility and accountability.
  • Experience working with USAID and other donors. Demonstrated understanding of USAID donor reporting requirements and rules and regulations highly preferred.
  • Experience in managing/supervising sub grants to local and international organizations.
  • Ability to guide in the setting of financial objectives and monitoring delivery against goals.
  • Demonstrated experience in and excellent understanding of Agresso and other IT based ERP systems, as well as budget monitoring and reporting systems including systems implementation.
  • Proven experience in formulating business plans, budgets and finance policies and procedures.
  • Capability in evaluation of effective Finance, Administrative and Budget Management processes as well as underlying IT Infrastructure.
  • Capability in evaluation of Legislation, Accounting regulations and Tax matters, including employment related subjects.

    How to apply

    [Interested candidates should apply online by 20th October, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see;
    Internews Network Senior Finance & Administration Manager Jobs in Tanzania

    Internews Network Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Tanzania


  • Implement all aspects of the performance and impact measurement for Internews in Tanzania, including collection and monitoring of all data, processing and verification.
  • Implement and track the project’s approved Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (MELP), including all required submissions of quarterly data, annual PIRS and any other requests.
  • Conduct/manage the collection of qualitative and quantitative data per the approved project work plan.
  • Responsible for keeping meticulous records, archives, and databases for all activities and ensuring they are updated regularly.
  • Work closely with project staff and local partners, and provide training and capacity building in effective and appropriate data collection as well as M&E methodology and tools.
  • Provide program support to key program personnel such as the Media and Communications Director and the Sub-grants Officer, as and when required.
  • Design, implement and contribute to evaluation methodologies and measurement approaches, above and beyond required indicators.
  • Liaise with international impact evaluation consultants and other external experts supporting the program, providing them with information and support as and when is required.
  • Draft regular donor narrative reports, as well as any other reports needed for internal and external use.
  • Maintain contact with and facilitate two-way communication and feedback with all program staff and local partners to facilitate timely and regular flow of information and data and to ensure that reports are utilized and practical.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.


  • Bachelor degree in social science, development, or related field or equivalent standard of education. Master’s degree and/or professional training in M&E preferred.
  • At least 5 years professional experience in the field of performance measurement for social development activities and/or media. Experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative data collection and M&E database systems. Knowledge of data management processes and tools, including USAID’s database systems.
  • Experience with relevant M&E and communications software, such as Excel, SPSS, In-Design, Photoshop etc.
  • Experience working with and providing technical and/or capacity building support to civil society organizations in Tanzania.
  • Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the work place and experience providing technical support to a cross-section of staff and local partners.

    How to apply

    [Interested candidates should apply online by 20th October, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see;
    Internews Network Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Tanzania

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