Giving children the chance to choose

Children in Crossfire is an international NGO whose purpose is to respond to the rights and needs of young children caught in the crossfire of global poverty and injustice. Children in Crossfire Tanzania focuses on increasing access to quality Early Childhood Development (ECD) supporting children’s developmental needs and giving them a chance to reach their fullest potential.

The new phase of Children in Crossfire Tanzania’s ECD programming will see the implementation of a flagship preprimary education (PPE) project in Dodoma Region, to be more popularly known as ‘Watoto Wetu Tunu Yetu Dodoma’. The project intends to support the scaling-up of quality-improved pre-primary education across all government PPE streams in Dodoma region over the course of 2020-2022. We are now putting in place a Dodoma Project Team, starting with the recruitment of two positions:

Project Manager – Dodoma (Integrated School Readiness Programme)

Reporting to the Children in Crossfire Tanzania Programmes Manager, and with the wider support of the Children in Crossfire Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam, the Project Manager will provide overall management-lead of our Early Childhood Development (ECD) programming in Dodoma region. Furthermore, the Project Manager will have lead responsibility for the Children in Crossfire Tanzania Dodoma Project Office, ensuring its effective and accountable functioning across all operations. Managing the Project Team, together with the coordinated technical inputs of different implementing partners, the Project Manager is responsible for quality delivery and continuous learning and development of the PPE project, ultimately positioning its delivery to have transformational inputs in the PPE sub-sector at local and national levels.

Access full job description- JD Project Manager – CiC-TZ ISRP Dodoma

Access application form – Application Form_Dodoma Project Manager_Oct2019


Project Finance & Administration Coordinator – Dodoma

Children in Crossfire Tanzania is currently recruiting for the position of Project Finance and Administration Coordinator. Reporting to both the Children in Crossfire Tanzania Finances and Administration Coordinator and Children in Crossfire Tanzania Dodoma Project Manager, the successful candidate will provide lead responsibility for both the financial and office administrative needs of the Dodoma Project, including Dodoma Project Office. This role will ensure transparent and accountable project finance management to the required high standards. Additionally, the position is responsible for efficient support of project staff administration, and wider project logistics and operational administration. This will better place the Children in Crossfire Tanzania Dodoma Project to deliver on its ambitious results, while demonstrating accountability and value for money.

Access full job description – JD Project Finances and Administration Coordinator

Access application form – Application Form_Dodoma Project Finances Administration Coordinator_Oct2019

Application Forms (with any accompanying letters) should be returned by email to:

Please state in the subject field the title of the position you wish to apply for.

Please apply for your desired position as stated above, no other forms of application will be accepted 

The Deadline for submission is: 11.59pm EAT on Sunday 10th November 2019.

Consultancy Opportunity in Early Childhood Development

The new phase of Children in Crossfire Tanzania’s ECD programming will see the implementation of a flagship pre-primary education (PPE) project in Dodoma Region, to be more popularly known as ‘Watoto Wetu Tunu Yetu Dodoma’. The project intends to support the scaling-up of quality-improved pre-primary education across all government PPE streams in Dodoma region over the course of 2020-2022. The aspired impact is to increase children’s school readiness by improving their experience of and opportunities for ECD, particularly in formal educational environments.

The project is currently in inception phase. Children in Crossfire needs to design and implement a repeated cross sectional study in order to analyse changes to target populations over time. The study, beginning with a baseline assessment, will be used throughout the project to assess changes and attribute them to project interventions.

Children in Crossfire is therefore seeking a consultant (individual or organisation) to support in the design of the repeated cross sectional study and execution and analysis of the first (baseline) assessment in Dodoma before project interventions commence early in 2020. External support will ensure that the study is designed to industry standard and best practice, with clearly defined indicators, and that data is independently collected and verified.

Full Terms of Reference – ToR for Baseline assessment of CiC-TZ Dodoma PPE Project (2019)

Logframe, as referred to in the Terms of Reference above – Logframe for CiC-TZ Dodoma PPE Project (for Baseline ToR)

To Apply for the consultancy role 

A proposal (no more than 7 pages) and a cover letter should be submitted by email to: indicating in the subject line: “Proposal – Baseline Assessment of Dodoma Pre Primary Education Programme”.

The closing time for receipts of applications is 11pm Sunday 17th November 2019 local time in Tanzania.

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4 thoughts on “We are hiring – Vacancies and Consultancy Roles – CiC Tanzania

  • Kindly consider me on the position project manager

  • October 31, 2019 at 7:26 am Reply
    Rifati Haji Choyo says:

    I have a good operations experience related to office administration activities and Economics. I adapt easily and with enthusiasm to new environment and enjoy working in a cross cultural team as well as independently. With hands on experience that was acquired during my short assignment as well as field attachment, consider that my expertise is likely to bring an added value to a wide range of Project manager at your organization
    I would welcome the opportunity to further discuss my interest and suitability for this position. I remain available for any questions you might have. Waiting for your kind reply, please accept my best regards.

  • Am looking forward to join to the project that are provided by children in cross fire.Thanks

  • November 4, 2019 at 10:14 pm Reply
    Ng'washi Llian Kaniki says:

    A highly motivated, dynamic and experienced project manager with a track record, skills and experience of making sure the goals of a project are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters; and very passionate with program relating to the lives of vulnerable dis-empowerments population such as children. I am excited and interested in joining the Children in Crossfire team, as I am confident that my experience and expertise, would be an asset to your team

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