Project officer at plan International Tanzania 2022

Project officer at plan International

Project officer at plan International Tanzania

Date: 30-Nov-2022

Location: Katavi, Tanzania

Company: Plan International


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan has over 80 years’ experience and works in more than 75 countries across the world. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Plan International has been working in Tanzania since 1991. Our work supports marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to grow up physically and mentally healthy and ready to shape their future. We create an enabling environment and empower girls to be active drivers of change in realising their rights. We prioritise working with partners, and ensuring all of our work is evidence based

Vijana na Ubora, Malengo na Afya (VUMA) project is a 7-year Global Affairs Canada (GAC) funded project, aiming at increasing realisation of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for Adolescents Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in all their diversity in Katavi region. The project will increase AGYW’s individual and collective agency by building Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Sexual Gender Based Violence, Mental Health, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Nutrition by empowering them via increased social capital; and by helping them to acquire skills, capacities and increased financial capital. The project will also strengthen the provision of gender and adolescent-responsive and inclusive (GAR&I), integrated and innovative ASRHR and protection services and support for AGYW by building community, school, health facility and governmental capacity, infrastructure, planning and management.

Project officer at plan International Tanzania

In addition, the project will work with local Women Rights Organizations (WROs), Youth Led Organizations (YLOs), adolescent groups and stakeholders to ensure that gender equality (GE), ASRHR and protection frameworks, policies and services are gender-responsive and evidence-based.


The project officer work in conjunction with other member of VUMA project team to administer the project implementation and support the project coordinator and project manager in managing the essential aspects of the project cycle for assigned projects including planning, implementation and monitoring of VUMA project. He/she will assist in the regular updates and progress of the project, correspondence with partners on project and strategic interventions, and support the communication component of the project. The position older will report to the Project Coordinator.

Project officer at plan International Tanzania

Dimensions of the Role

  • Assist Project Manager and Project Coordinator in coordination and preparation of project related trainings, meetings, and workshops.
  • Prepare invitation letters, making follow on different project correspondences from different stakeholders.
  • Support project team in administration work, including raising purchase requests.
  • Support to coordinate regular project progress and review meetings with community volunteers, implementing partners and other stakeholders as needed.
  • Ensure effective monitoring and coordination of project trainings delivery, including provision of quality knowledge and skills as per curriculum/s.
  • Ensure Facilitators provide participants with Pre and post-tests, and develop quality training report as per the developed and approved training report template.
  • Compile partners’ monthly and quarterly workplan and share to project team prior quarterly project Management Meeting.
  • Support project coordinator to collect, document and sharing of project case studies, success stories best practices, taking photos and learnings.
  • Support monitoring and supportive supervision activities by ensuring cost effectiveness in logistic and transportation.
  • Represent the project team in district government and other stakeholders meeting or workshops as needed.
  • Suport the project administrative work, including preparation for the meetings, follow up on the procurements purchase requisitions and filed work plan
  • Performs any other duties to be assigned by Program Manager to support the achievement of project or organizational goals

Project officer at plan International Tanzania


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  • Contribute to ensure high quality activity-based planning and reporting, monthly updates, quarterly and annual narrative report for all activities and outputs.
  • Work to support the Project coordinator to provide effective coordination and management of partners as well as with all other actors with a focus on achieving desired results in line with desired project impact.
  • Support timely communications of project activity plans with project partners   and all other stakeholders to ensure smooth running of the project
  • Ensure monitoring of project training activities are well implemented by all project partners and ensure they are in line with the project detailed implementation plan

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