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WEWORLD – Project Officer – Tanzania

WEWORLD sta selezionando un/a Project Officer da inserire nella sua operatività in Tanzania. Durata 12 mesi. Tipo contratto: Scadenza candidature 13/02/2024

Position: Project Officer Tanzania

Reporting Relationship: Project Manager and Country Representative

Location: Pemba, Tanzania

Family Duty Station: YES

Starting date: ASAP

Application deadline: 13/02/2024

Gross Salary: to be defined according to the candidate’s profile

Working context:

WeWorld is operational in Tanzania 2010. It works in partnership with local organisations and in close cooperation with government authorities. The main geographical areas of intervention are in Dar es Salaam and the regions of Njombe, Mtwara, Tanga and Pemba. The Kilimo Endelevu – Sustaining livelihood and food security through enhanced agroecosystem restoration in Micheweni District, Pemba project, financed by WFP and implemented by WeWorld in partnership with the local NGO PIRO, has the objective of Contribute to sustained livelihood systems and food security through climate smart agriculture that promote biodiversity on agroecosystem in Micheweni Districts.

 Job description:

WeWorld is recruiting a Project Officer for the WFP funded Action mentioned above, that started in February 2024 and will last 12 months. The Project Officer will work in support of the Project Manager to ensure the quality of project management. Frequent missions to the 10 target villages are required to assure all the below-mentioned responsibilities and for a smooth implementation and monitoring of the project.

Main functions and duties:

Management of the Project Human resources/governance

  • Technical supervision of the project staff in the three countries
  • Co-Leading the Project Management Committee
  • Support the management and facilitation of the handover in case of staff turnover

Management of project activity implementation

  • Planning, coordination and supervision of the activities
  • Monitoring the activities operational plan in line with the project design, timetable and financial resources
  • Conduct coordination meetings with the project team of each country on a regular basis
  • Co-lead the regional coordination meetings
  • Support the management of the operational and institutional relations with project’s partners, associates and stakeholders as well as with the donor and local authorities
  • Overseeing Communication and Visibility actions in the three countries and ensure that the project Communication and Visibility plan is implemented and regularly monitored/updated
  • Ensure that project documents are archived in a proper manner on a regular basis (hard copies and soft copies)

Monitoring of project activities and expenditures

  • Monitoring of activities implementation and of results/objective achievements through frequent field visits, meetings with partners and stakeholders, data collection and analysis
  • Support the Financial/Administrative management of the project

Interim and final reporting

  • Supervision of the reporting mechanism in the three countries
  • Drawing up of narrative reports in compliance with agreed procedures and time schedule

The duties and responsibilities set forth above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to perform additional duties.

Job Specifications


Qualifications and Knowledge

  • An advanced University Degree or equivalent in the field of Agriculture, Law and International Law, Social or Political Science, Development Studies, International Relations, Project Management or related fields
  • Knowledge of main donors’ policies and procedures
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of PCM and the principles of humanitarian aid
  • Good computer skills, in particular MS Office package

Professional experience

  • At least 1 years’ relevant working experience in humanitarian or development settings
  • At least 1 years of experience in project and programs coordination

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal relationships and demonstrated ability to leverage business networks and partnerships for continued growth
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to perform under stress conditions
  • Capacity to work autonomously and in problems prevention/resolution
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually and to translate these into concrete results
  • Ability to identify, initiate and maintain good relationships with partner organizations, donors and national authorities including building professional relationships with senior decision-makers and influencers/leaders
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage effectively multiple tasks while fostering quality, team spirit and positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Integrity in line with the Humanitarian Principles and ethical standards
  • Strong commitment to WeWorld Mission
  • Cultural, gender, religion, and age sensitivity and adaptability


  • Good knowledge of the Italian language, written and verbal
  • Previous experience in management of complex partnerships and in dealing with multi-stakeholder settings


Type of contract: a 3 (three) month + 9 (nine) collaboration contract renewable subject to verification of the achievement of specific objectives (these objectives will be agreed together with the Country Representative upon arrival on assignment)

Economic conditions to be defined according to WeWorld Expatriates Compensation Policy: Base Salary (seniority/role held) + Contributions (role complex and hardship based on place of work; schooling, flights for children and insurance coverage for children)

Other conditions: Tax Treatment: equal tax treatment between Italian and foreign residents is guaranteed

Annual leave: 2,5 days/month (working days)

Flight ticket: one return flight every 12 months of contract

Health insurance: covered

Family Duty Station: YES


The recruitment process may be closed early if a suitable candidate is found. Due to the large number of applications, we apologise in advance and will only respond to those profiles deemed suitable for the role.


WeWorld supports people in overcoming emergencies, and it strives to guarantee that everyone can have a decent and dignified life as well as opportunities and a better future. WeWorld works in 27 countries around the world, including in Italy, with more than 120 emergency, humanitarian aid and development projects. Its activities mainly involve women, girls and young people, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. The organization operates in several natural and man-made crisis in various regions of the world. The emergency response, coordinated by the Humanitarian Aid Unit, is composed by multi-sectorial interventions comprising of WASH, EiE, CVA, Food Security, Protection, and others. The organization operates also in protracted crisis with provision of humanitarian aid through a prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation approach.

 WeWorld is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law. WeWorld has also a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons or partners. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process. WeWorld commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records checks or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and abuse is prevented. WeWorld promotes a welcoming, diverse and discrimination- and harassment-free workplace and expects the highest standards of behaviour from all its staff, who are requested to adhere to the principles and behavioural rules defined in the CoEC and the Organisational Poplicies. 

The CoEC and all the internal policies can be found here:


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