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Catholic Relief Services Tanzania Hiring Project Manager

Catholic Relief Services Tanzania Hiring Project Manager

Employment is a dream for many, but often, the Failure to be called for an Interview can be a significant barrier. Catholic Relief Services Tanzania is stepping up to hiring Project Manager who wish to pursue their dreams job at Catholic Relief Services. Here, With substantial opportunity available for all qualified applicants, the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is inviting applications to fill mentioned vacant below;

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

The recognized worldwide humanitarian organization representing the Catholic community in the US is called Catholic Relief Services. Regardless of color, religion, or nationality, CRS strives to save, protect, and transform the lives of those in need in more than 100 countries. Programs for emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding enable CRS to carry out its relief and development efforts.

The Vitalizing Opportunities in Circular Economy and Sustainable Solutions in Lake Tanganyika (VOICES) project, which is funded by the European Union (EU), will be carried out by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in collaboration with Caritas Kigoma in Tanzania and Caritas Kasama in Zambia. The goal of VOICES is to improve water quality in the Lake Tanganyika basin through sustainable and inclusive economic practices.

VOICES will assist communities in Tanzania’s Kigoma Region and Zambia’s Mpulungu Region in raising awareness among decision-makers, corporations, consumers, and civil society of the potential advantages of the circular economy. VOICES aims to bolster the accomplishments of prior initiatives in the field while also supporting EU objectives. CRS will work with ongoing initiatives in Zambia and Tanzania to promote cross-border knowledge exchanges between nations that border the Lake Tanganyika.

For the “Vitalizing Opportunities in Circular Economy and Sustainable Solutions in Lake Tanganyika” (VOICES) project, which is being conducted in Tanzania and Zambia and is based at the CRS office in the KIGOMA Region, CRS Tanzania is looking for a suitable applicant to fill the role of Project Manager. Designing, putting into practice, and overseeing program activities and strategies to advance circular economy principles within the VOICES project will be your responsibility as a project manager.

Building and leading a project team spanning two nations, analyzing present business procedures, spotting chances for resource optimization, and creating creative solutions to reduce waste and increase resource efficiency in the Lake ecosystem are all part of your job description. In order to promote community involvement, create buy-in and support for VOICES initiatives and sustainability goals, you will oversee cross-functional teams in Tanzania and Zambia and work closely with national government agencies, LGAs, financial institutions, accelerators, civil society organizations, and partners in the private sector.

You will guarantee that efficient operational and technical management procedures and systems are set up to support top-notch programming that advances Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) efforts to assist the underprivileged and vulnerable. Your expertise and managerial abilities will guarantee that VOICES produces top-notch content and consistently strives to increase the impact of its Circular Economy programming.


  • Assume overall project leadership in terms of strategy and technical expertise, making sure that technological solutions meet program objectives. Oversee yearly work planning procedures and conduct ongoing team and individual progress evaluations.
  • Oversee donor interaction and reporting while making sure that all donor rules and laws are followed.
  • Successfully lead and oversee the program team, keeping an eye on employee welfare. Assist in hiring and orienting project personnel, offer specialized coaching to direct reports, and finish the performance management procedure.
  • Set data as the top priority. Continue to monitor and learn throughout the project. Conduct regular data-driven analysis to guide reflection meetings. Assist in the prompt modification of approaches and models in response to data.
  • By organizing project evaluation activities and guaranteeing adherence to CRS and EU MEAL regulations, you may promote accountability.
  • Determine problems or obstacles in advance to communicate with the donor in order to notify changes to timetables for implementation and plans.
  • Initiatives should be tracked and evaluated as they move forward, with key performance indicators (KPIs) being used to gauge efficacy and spot areas for improvement.
  • Interact with industry partners and internal teams to promote a sustainable culture and motivate team members to work together to complete projects. Give community organizations instruction and direction on the principles, procedures, and resources of the circular economy.
  • In the eyes of funders, INGO working groups, the UN, pertinent local partners, and relevant local government and community actors promoting the circular economy, represent the project.
  • Organize the necessary tasks to guarantee the financial, material, and human resources needed for the project’s high-quality execution in Tanzania and Zambia. To enable accurate resource use tracking, conduct periodic budget reviews and follow up with partners on timely financial report submission.
  • Determine partner organizations’ capacity gaps and needs for technical support. Then, help develop capacity and make the necessary interventions to enable the execution of high-quality projects.
  • Present the project to the outside world. To convey program progress, accomplishments, and difficulties pertaining to circular economy activities, provide reports and presentations. Encourage funding for circular economy projects by interacting with the government, funders, business community, and other relevant parties.


  • Master’s degree in business administration, sustainability, environmental science, or a related discipline.
  • Five years of solid experience in a related position, ideally as the director of environmental sustainability or watershed conservation initiatives.
  • Experience in managing European Union activities.
  • profound comprehension of the tenets of the circular economy and a track record of creating and executing circular economy plans.
  • Excellent project management abilities, including the capacity to manage initiatives from inception to completion and to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Outstanding analytical abilities, including the capacity to carry out in-depth analyses and assess intricate data sets.
  • Strong stakeholder involvement and communication abilities that allow you to forge agreements and have an impact on decisions made at all organizational levels.
  • Aptitude for problem-solving and creative thinking, along with a love of promoting innovation and constructive change in the direction of a circular economy.

Required Languages – English and Kiswahili will be preferred.

Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 50 %.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as the capacity to provide creative solutions and make wise decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal management skills. the capacity to connect with individuals on all levels, both inside and outside the body. Be methodical in your approach to every interaction.
  • Strong facilitation and presenting abilities
  • Proactive, creative, focused on finding solutions, and results-driven

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in managing project grants, ideally for awards from several public donors, such as the EU, and incorporating project design.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in crafting excellent technical proposals.
  • Interaction with affiliated organizations.
  • MEAL experience and skills are necessary.
  • Experience in staff management and skills that support a classroom setting.
  • Familiarity with web conferencing tools, information management systems, Microsoft Windows, and Office suites (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Agency REDI Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

Agency competencies define the attitudes and behaviors that are expected of every employee. When exhibited, they foster a positive work environment, support employees in doing their best work, and assist CRS in achieving agency objectives. Each employee uses these, which have their roots in CRS’s mission, values, and guiding principles, to carry out their duties and produce the intended outcomes.

  • Personal Accountability: Accepting accountability for one’s own deeds on a regular basis.
  • Operates with Integrity: Consistently exemplifies principles in line with the mission and guiding principles of CRS. is seen as truthful.
  • Establishes and Preserves Trust: Demonstrates coherence between statements and deeds.
  • Collaborates with Others: Performs well in varied and multicultural teams.
  • Open to Learn: Seek for opportunities to learn new things or experiences that might alter one’s perspective.

Agency Leadership Competencies:

  • Lead Change: Constantly seeks to enhance the agency by fostering an environment of adaptability, transparency, and creativity.
  • Develops and Acknowledges Others: This approach increases employees’ ability to realize their full potential and improves team and agency performance.
  • Strategic Mindset: Recognizes the importance of translating, explaining, and carrying out team priorities and agency strategy.

Our mission and activities are centered around our Catholic identity. The United States Bishops have committed to helping the underprivileged and disadvantaged abroad, and Catholic Relief Services carries this out. People of all faiths and secular traditions who share our beliefs and dedication to helping the underprivileged are invited to join our workforce. Our dedication to preventing abuse and exploitation of children and vulnerable individuals is reflected in CRS’s procedures and policies.

Our dedication to preventing abuse and exploitation of children and vulnerable adults is reflected in CRS’s personnel acquisition processes.

Read also: Diocese of Central Tanganyika Hiring Project Coordinator

Application Process

The deadline for submitting job applications is 17th May, 2024;

Interested and qualified individuals should send their resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format, summarizing their experience and suitability for the post, to the email address

In the email subject line, candidates should explicitly mention the job title they are applying for.

Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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