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Project Coordinator Job Opportunity at TWCC

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Project Coordinator Job Opportunity at TWCC

The Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC) – www.twcc-tz.org stands as a pivotal organization, uniting various women and youth entrepreneurs across Tanzania. Established in December 2005, TWCC serves as an apex and umbrella entity, encompassing sectoral Business Women Associations, Companies, Cooperatives, Groups, and Sole proprietors. Currently boasting a membership exceeding 15,000, TWCC’s reach extends to over 1 million women from all sectors of the economy, spanning 27 Regional Chapters in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar, along with 14 Women Sectoral Associations, and 11 Platforms catering to women in Cross Border Trade.
TWCC’s primary objective lies in fostering unity among women and youth entrepreneurs, including those in the informal sector, to promote business formalization and growth. Through robust capacity-building initiatives and mentorship programs, TWCC endeavors to alleviate poverty among women by equipping them with the necessary skills and resources for success. Moreover, TWCC collaborates closely with both private and public sector entities to advocate for favorable policies conducive to the flourishing of women owned enterprises.

Job Summary:

The Project Coordinator at the Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC) plays a pivotal role in overseeing and facilitating projects aimed at advancing women entrepreneurs’ access to opportunities, particularly within the context of regional integration. This position involves coordinating project activities, managing resources, facilitating communication, and ensuring projects align with TWCC’s objectives and organizational goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee project implementation to ensure alignment with TWCC’s goals and objectives.
  • Monitor project progress and adapt plans as needed to achieve targeted results.
  • Coordinate project activities, timelines, and deliverables to ensure successful execution.
  • Allocate resources efficiently to support project activities and maximize outcomes.
  • Monitor resource utilization and adjust as necessary to optimize efficiency.
  • Schedule stakeholder meetings and facilitate communication between project team members, TWCC leadership, and external partners.
  • Serve as a point of contact for project-related inquiries and communications.
  •  Manage project documents, including plans, budgets, schedules, and scope statements, in accordance with TWCC’s standards and procedures.
  • Track project progress and milestones and prepare regular reports for TWCC management and stakeholders.
  • Analyze project outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement or adaptation.
  • Cultivate partnerships with external stakeholders, including government agencies, regional integration bodies, and other organizations, to enhance project impact and sustainability.
  • Ensure that project activities are designed to support and empower women entrepreneurs, particularly in accessing regional integration opportunities.
  • Advocate for policies and initiatives that promote gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in regional integration processes.
  • Preparing Quarterly progress report, updating project workplan and monitoring plan.
    Academic and Professional qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as project management business administration, economics, international trade or development, or gender studies
  • Professional qualifications in project management, M&E will be an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • At least three years’ experience in Project or programme management

Technical Skills and Behavioral Competences:

  • A good understanding of the Project Management Cycle from start to finish (PCM).
  • Proven experience in project coordination or management, preferably with a focus on women’s empowerment or economic development.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders, including women entrepreneurs, government agencies, and development partners.
  • Knowledge of regional integration processes and their implications for women entrepreneurs.
  • Commitment to TWCC’s mission of promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in business and economic development

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and at list three professional referees via recruitment@twcc-tz.org by 10th July 2024. All applications should be addressed to;

Executive Director
Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC)
Ground floor, Oasis Office Park
Haile Sellasie Road -Masaki. P.O.BOX 5591, Dar Es Salaam.

Please note that only shortlisted applications will be contacted for interviews. If you do not here from us within four weeks of the closing date of this advert, please consider that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

TWCC is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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