Hope for Girls and Women’s Founder and Director, Rhobi Samwelly, has been selected by France’s President Macron for a prestigious Marianne Human Rights Defenders Award.
Rhobi will travel to Paris, France, in February with the awards ceremony taking place in March 2022.
The Marianne initiative for Human Rights Defenders was launched in December 2021 and will provide collaborative support and resources to help those involved do more and do better.
As stated in the launch announcement in December; The initiative’s international pillar will support on the ground those committed in their countries to defending fundamental rights and civil liberties.
We are very excited for Rhobi and Hope for Girls and Women to be involved with the initiative and look forward to bringing you further updates in due course.
In light of Rhobi being in Europe for 6 months from February, we are recruiting for a coordinator to join the team in Tanzania with immediate effect. The role and application requirements can be found below:
Job Opportunity for Coordinator Hope for Girls and Women, Tanzanian NGO
Our founder and director, Rhobi Samwelly, has been awarded a prestigious Human Rights Defender Award from French President Emmanuel Macron. This will necessitate her spending six months in France. Therefore, Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania is hiring a coordinator to assist her and be responsible for day-to-day management of the organization, ideally beginning in February 2022.
Job role overview
Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania is a non-profit, human rights organisation fighting against female genital mutilation, early child marriage, and other gender-based violence. Our organisation organises outreach and capacity building work promoting women’s rights across Mara and beyond, coordinates a digital champions programme in Serengeti and Butiama districts and runs two safe houses in the Butiama and Mugumu, which shelter and support girls fleeing FGM, child marriage, and other forms of gender-based violence.
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
- Extensive management experience, ideally in an NGO
- Fluent in English and Swahili- speaking and writing. Ability to speak Kuria an advantage
- Understanding of and commitment to Women’s Rights
- Excellent IT skills and ability to use programs such as Zoom, ODK, Word and Excel
Roles and responsibilities:
- Responsible for day-to-day management of the organization, overseeing staff, and ensuring girls’ wellbeing, reporting to the Director
- Overseeing project implementation, financial and administrative oversight, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation of the projects.
- Helping develop the organization’s strategic plan, budget and fundraising strategy
- Building staff capacity and leading on performance management
- Helping liaise with local and national officials, donors and project partners
- Ensuring the organisation complies with all relevant national and international legislation and good practice.
Locations: The role will require the coordinator to work between;
1. Mugumu, Serengeti, Mara
2. Kiabakari, Butiama, Mara
Application deadline: January 28 2022 or until a suitable candidate is identified
Application process: Interested candidates should send their CV and letter outlining why they are a suitable candidate to: email@example.com