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Job at Good Neighbors: Project Officer – Community Participation


Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The aim is to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. In Tanzania it was officially established on 2005 and our efforts work towards creating environment where children’s rights are protected and sustainable development of communities through empowerment, leadership and ownership.

Good Neighbors Tanzania is looking for individuals to join our highly motivated team in the following role;

Position: Project Officer – Community Participation

Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Kinazini – Zanzibar

Contract Duration: 1 Year (Renewable subject to funding availability and performance)


Good Neighbors Tanzania – Zanzibar Area Office (GNTZ-ZAO) is going to implement the KOICA project mentioned above, in order to provide better teaching and learning in secondary schools through learner-centered pedagogy in classrooms, strengthen teacher support services, improve learning environments, and conduct greater community engagement through school-based monitoring in Zanzibar. Therefore, GNTZ-ZAO would like to invite a talented and experienced person who can work together with us in a passionate way.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing ongoing activities regarding ZAO project
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports of ZAO project
  • Managing meetings with stakeholders including Ministry of Education and Vocational Training in
  • Ensure effective and transparent utilization of all resources and integrity of administration and operation services.
  • Support GNTZ-ZAO’s administrative management for
  • Any other related duty as may be

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or related
  • Work experience of 5 years+ in related
  • Fluency in both English and
  • Excellent skills in use of Microsoft Excel and MS word.
  • Report writing, project planning, time management and communication
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Good interpersonal skills in an international and multi-national
  • A team player, flexible, quick-thinking and able to work well under
  • Good interpersonal skills in an international and multi-national

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, improvise, flexibility, adaptability to
  • Sincerity, patience, tact and the ability to earn the trust of others
  • Good motivational and organizational skills
  • Perform other duties as

Application Instructions:

  • All applications should be sent with enclosed cover letter (addressed to Country Director, Good Neighbors Tanzania, O. Box 33104, Dar es Salaam), detailed curriculum vitae containing complete names and addresses (postal, email, phone), together with names and contact details of three referees to: E-mail: [email protected]
  • All applicants should provide current contact information of their
  • Deadline for application is not later than 28th November,
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and emails
  • Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.

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