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Embassy Jobs in Tanzania at Irish Embassy – Programme Manager

The goal of the Embassy of Ireland is to promote Ireland’s values and interests in Tanzania and across the Great Lakes sub-region, in line with Ireland’s commitment to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals.

Through the promotion of Ireland’s values, the Embassy seeks to contribute to a fairer, more just, secure and sustainable society in Tanzania with a specific focus on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The Embassy of Ireland is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join a growing team in the position of Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition.

Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition



Position details:

  • Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition (Full-time based at the Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam).
  • Starting in November 2021. Contract will be offered on a three-year renewable basis.
  • Competitive salary plus benefits.
  • The role offers opportunities for training and for travel within Tanzania and occasional international travel.

Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition

Under the direction of the Deputy Head of Development Cooperation, the Programme Manager – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Nutrition will manage the Embassy’s portfolio relating to on sexual and reproductive health & rights and nutrition.

Minimum qualifications and skills requirements


  • A post-graduate qualification in development management or related discipline relevant to the requirements of this post.
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant experience working in a field related to reproductive health and/or nutrition.
  • A proven capacity for delivering timely results and taking responsibility for quality outcomes.
  • A sound understanding of key concepts relating to sexual and reproductive health and nutrition.
  • Interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A demonstrated ability to engage in complex policy discussions.
  • Excellent communication skills including fluent written and verbal English and Kiswahili languages.


  • At least two years working in a senior level with a Tanzania based national or international organisation.
  • A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting on Tanzania, including a clear understanding of the relevant Tanzanian policies and institutional frameworks.
  • A proven ability to analyse and interpret quantitative data
  • Experience working in or closely with sexual and reproductive health and/or nutrition in Tanzania at clinical and/or policy levels.

The successful candidate must have a legal entitlement to live and work in Tanzania prior to recruitment.

How to Apply                 

Completed application forms should be sent via e-mail to [email protected], clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject.  Applications that do not bear the position in the subject line will be automatically disregarded.

Applications must be received before 18:00hrs on Monday 04 October 2021. 

No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline : Monday 04 October 2021.


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