Program Officer

Expired on: Jul 18, 2024

ADRA Tanzania is committed to transforming lives and fostering sustainable development and disaster relief. As an integral part of the global ADRA network, we emphasize health, education, livelihoods and emergency management as God’s demonstration of love and compassion. Linked to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, ADRA Tanzania collaborates with local communities to promote self-reliance, social justice, and human dignity. The organization’s projects focus on critical areas such as livelihood, clean water, food security, healthcare, and education, aiming to create long-lasting positive impacts for the most vulnerable communities. Through these initiatives, ADRA Tanzania strives to empower individuals and communities to achieve a better quality of life.  To learn more about our work please visit our website.

ADRA Tanzania in partnership with ADRA Denmark is running Action for Gender Inclusive Livelihoods Empowerment (AGILE) program which works in Dodoma, Morogoro and Pwani regions. AGILE program aims at saving and improving lives of thousands of smallholder farmers, protecting the vulnerable minority groups including persons with albinism and providing relief to people affected by disasters as promoting social justice for those suffering societal inequalities and requiring advocacy so that they can live in dignity as God intended. The project intends to hire for new position as described below.

Date of Issue: Thursday, July 5th, 2024            

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 18th, 2024

Position: Volunteer Program Officer – AGILE Project

Project Duration: 6 Months

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Role Overview:

ADRA Tanzania is seeking an enthusiastic project professional to join the ADRA team as a temporary Program Officer. This role will assist the Program Manager in fund raising activities, program planning, coordination, and project monitoring to promoting ADRA’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in soliciting funding opportunities from various development partners and develop concept notes and full proposals accordingly.
  • Assist in developing/reviewing project implementation plans, schedules, and activity budgets.
  • Support in coordination of program meetings with project staff and key stakeholders.
  • Monitor project progress, review reports from the field to ensure quality and contribute to regular reporting on project implementation and impact.
  • Support in conducting needs assessments and surveys required for expansion of projects.
  • Assist in organizing awareness campaigns and educational workshops.


  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Development Studies, Project Planning, Social Sciences, or a related field (students pursuing relevant degrees are encouraged to apply).
  • Proficiency in proposal and report writing.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multicultural environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and willingness to learn project management tools.

Application Mode:

Interested candidates should apply via the ADRA Tanzania Career Portal. Please submit your CV, a cover letter, copies of academic transcripts/certificates and references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

.“We’re an equal opportunity employer. QUALIFIED applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.”

Job Category: Programs & Planning
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Arusha
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