Wednesday, May 13, 2015

FutureSense Foundation ,Country Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Job description
FutureSense arranges responsible overseas placements that support local communities and organisations in developing countries, through a range of ethical volunteering programmes. Through a range of programmes we offer opportunities for individuals and groups to travel overseas and do something worthwhile. Our programmes include a gap year programme (GapGuru), a programme for serious volunteers and those on a career break
(Inspire) and programmes for groups (Challenges Abroad).
The programmes currently operate across 12 countries and supports over 100 local community based partners and NGO projects. Most of our volunteers work alongside local teachers in schools or work with local NGOs involved with community development and in child or health care.
We are now looking for strong candidates with good managment and communication skills to develop and manage our range of programmes in Tanzania alongside our local team.
Purpose of Role • To manage and develop local partnerships and placement opportunities for participants on a programme • To provide support to participants, helping them settle into the country and achieve their programme objectives and make the most of their time in-country • To develop a network of local partners for accommodation, travel, medical assistance and other support for programme participants • To manage the planning and delivery of any projects funded through the Foundation • To represent the best interests of FutureSense Group and the programmes we run
Previous volunteering experience with knowledge and understanding of the development sector will be useful, as would prior travelling or living experience in the Eastern African region particularly Tanzania. Swahili language skills will be a huge advantage.
Please have a look at the FutureSense Foundation website to get an idea of our overseas development work.
How to apply
Contact for further details. Please attach a cover letter and CV.

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