Saturday, 17 June 2017

Job Opportunities Consultancy- The Legal & Human Rights Centre (LHRC) Deadline June 23 2017


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JOBS IN DAR ES SALAAM - Legal and Human Rights Centre


A Consultant for HIV and Law - Community Assessment and Mapping Required
The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) is a national, private,
non-governmental organization voluntary, non-partisan, and
not-for-profit sharing organization. It is registered and incorporated
under the Tanzania’s Companies (Act), Cap. 212, R.E. 2002, as a company
without shares limited by guarantee.

LHRC seeks for a Consultant with a strong interest and passion for the
Organization’s mission to conduct Community Assessment and Mapping on
HIV/AIDS for Adolescent Girls and Young Women, with a focus on
prevention of new infections. The project is to be carried out in
Shinyanga and Kahama Districts with the first Phase of the Program
aiming at improving the quality of, and access to, HIV-related services
for adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania through the use of
Legal Empowerment / Social Accountability (LE/SA+) strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Undertake community mapping of existing HIV services delivery for
adolescent girls and young women, especially those for prevention of new
infections, and challenges encountered;
• Assess participation of adolescent girls and young women in the design
and delivery of HIV- services, especially those related to prevention of
new infections and identify entry points for LE/SA+ strategies;
• Assess capacity of local Community-Based Organization (CBOs) and
paralegals to engage in LE/SA+ and community mobilization;
• Assess capacity of local/village health committees and identify
priority areas for capacity development;
• Undertake mapping of existing local grievance and justice processes
(including feedback systems between community and service providers),
gaps and areas for improvement in HIV service delivery for adolescent
girls and young women.

Required Qualifications
• Graduate degree in law, development, public health, gender, human
rights or other related fields is essential;
• Minimum of 5 years of significant relevant professional experience in
HIV/AIDS law and policy;
• Significant professional experience on LE/SA+ and/or community
mobilization in the area of HIV/AIDS, gender and/or health concerns
• Experience in developing and applying tools for assessing capacities
and identifying priority areas
• Experience in mapping needs and challenges on legal issues facing
HIV-related adolescent girls and young women, especially at the district
and local levels;
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
Terms and conditions
The Consultant will be based in Dar es Salaam with trips to Kahama and
Shinyanga districts and will do the work for 30 working days.

How to apply
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply sending resume and
cover letter, Technical and Financial proposals and experiences to the
following email: 
Application deadline: 23rd June 2017(23:59hrs Tanzania time).

Those applied in the previous advertisement should not re-apply

The selected candidate is expected to start immediately.
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