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FZS is looking for a candidate to fill a development role in project design, management, monitoring and evaluation. Qualification Level: Masters Experience Level: Management level Experience Length: 2 years

FZS is looking for a Tanzania Programme Grants Officer (TPGO)  at its Africa Regional Office (ARO) in Arusha, Tanzania, to strenghten project design, management, monitoring and evaluation. The role would suit a recent masters graduate or someone with equivalent experience who is looking to develop further his/her experience in this field. The TPGO will liaise with the all FZS Tanzania project senior staff and others within the Africa Regional Office involved in developing and managing donor funded projects. 



Qualifications and experience – required



Vision: Distancing oneself from daily routine, exploring ideas for the future, regarding facts from a distance and seeing them in a broader context or in the longer term.

Planning and organising:  Setting goals and budgeting in an effective manner; indicating necessary action, time and resources and monitoring progress. Establishing procedures to monitor and regulate own and staff progress.

Persuasiveness and negotiation skills:  Influencing other people’s attitudes and opinions and gaining agreement or support for proposals, plans and ideas.

Networking:  Developing and maintaining relations, alliances and coalitions within and outside the organisation and using them in order to obtain information, support and cooperation

Integrity: Maintain high ethical standards, both personally and professionally; shows integrity, respect and fairness when dealing with others

Teamwork: Co-operates and works well with others in the pursuit of team’s goals; shares information; supports others. Contributes effectively towards a collective (organizational) goal or towards solving problems/conflicts even when the topic involved does not directly serve one’s own interests

Flexibility:  Adaptable; receptive to new ideas; willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstances. Willingness to work on week-ends and during holidays if needed

Initiative:  Recognising opportunities and acting on them. Pro-active, self-starting rather than passively accepting; actively influencing events. 


This post has been created as an entry level development post within the Frankfurt Zoological Society Tanzania Country Programme.  Benefits generally include emergency medical insurance, ~30 days leave, a housing allowance and a pension contribution. This full-time position will be based in Arusha, but will require regular travel to projects in Tanzania and potentially elsewhere.  An initial contract of one years will be offered, subject to a completion of a successful probation period.


Candidates should apply by sending their CV and a covering letter to jobs.tanzania@fzs.org. The deadline for apllications is 23rd February 2018.


The covering letter will be used to judge the quality of your application and should answer the following questions:

Please indicate when you would be available to start.  


Please make sure that you meet the qualifications required above before applying.


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