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GENERAL MANAGER SOLAR COMPANY , Tanzania

We have a great job opportunity in Tanzania available. We are looking for a General Manager to run our team in Tanzania.

Responsibilities include:

- running day to day operations of the company
- oversee logistics and project implementation
- hire and develop a top level team and set and achieve quality standards in all levels of the business
- implement staff training programs and reward structure
- ensure legal and administrative requirements are met
- improve and implement company structures and processes in sales
- set goals with the Company owners and achieve these

We offer an opportunity to do meaningful work, in the most interesting places and circumstances.

Greenlink is a young and dynamic solar company headquartered in the Netherlands with offices in Kenya, Tanzania and The Gambia. Greenlink has a passion to create energy solutions on the Africa’s most remote locations and toughest challenges.

If you think you are the person to take on our Tanzania Office, send us your details. We are interested to see who you are!
The 4 important talents you need to have;
1. Creative: You need to be able to organise the transport of 29 tons of batteries to a remote island with no working forklift, the truck has 6 flat tires and it is the day after the national holiday.
2. Analytical: When you are trouble shooting, the fault could be anywhere. We need you to recognize problem scenarios before they appear.
3. Hands-on: Having teams in the bush requires you to be willing to take on any task required to complete the Job. It’s a highly skilled job but also requires you to get your hands dirty when needed.
4. Service Oriented: We work with a very diverse group of customers. From rural health centres providing live saving support to high end game lodges and private islands in Africa’s most beautiful and remote locations. All requiring top level support at the weirdest of times.

The Job will be based from Usa River, close to Arusha, with frequent travel to our customers in Tanzania and other countries we work in.

Requirements
- electro technical know how and hands on experience
- bsc level education
- at least 2 years hands on management experience in developing countries
- IT savvy

The Team
Greenlink Tanzania has a small and experienced technical installation team supported by an administrative and logistical team. The team is nice mixture of ambitious Tanzanian and international professionals. We have a base in both, Dar es Salaam and Usa River.

Language
The most used languages at Greenlink are English, Swahili and Dutch. Proper command of English and willingness to learn Swahili are essentials.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

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Expiring: 03/24/2017
Hands-on Site Manager , Tanzania

We have a great job opportunities in Tanzania and kenya available. We are looking for a site engineers to manage the installation of mostly off-grid solar systems. We offer an opportunity to do meaningful work, in the most spectecular places and circumstances.

Greenlink is a young and dynamic solar company headquartered in the Netherlands with offices in Kenya, Tanzania and The Gambia. Greenlink has a passion to create energy solutions in Africa’s most remote locations and toughest challenges.

If you think you are the person to manage the construction of our systems, send us your details. We are interested to see who you are!
The 4 important talents you need to have;
1. Creative: You need to be able to organise the transport of 29 tons of batteries to a remote island with no working forklift, the truck has 6 flat tires and it is the day after the national holiday.

2. Analytical: When you are trouble shooting, the fault could be anywhere. We need you to recognize problem scenarios before they appear.

3. Hands-on: Work in the bush requires you to be willing to take on any task required to complete the Job. It’s a highly skilled job but also requires you to get your hands dirty when needed.

4. Service Oriented: We work with a very diverse group of customers. From rural health centres providing live saving support to high end game lodges and private islands in Africa’s most beautiful and remote locations. All requiring top level support at the weirdest of times.

The Job will be based from Usa-river, close to Arusha or Nairobi, kenya with frequent travel to our sites up-country and in neighboring countries.

It’s important that you:
- have a background in electrical installations (single and 3 phase);
- speak English and knowledge of or willingness to learn Swahili;
- have working experience in developing countries, preferably Africa;
- are willing to travel up to 90% of the time;
- have no 9 to 5 mentality.

We are looking to fulfill this position in the very short term.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

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Expiring: 03/31/2017
International Account Manager Africa , Kenya

Location: Nairobi
Hours: 38
Salary: Excellent salary

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Are you challenged in increasing sales for growers who cultivate flowers in Africa and sell them around the globe? Are you already commercially experienced and ready to Kenya? At this moment we have an open position for an:

International Account Manager Africa
Nairobi (Kenya), 38 hours

What will you do as an International Account Manager?
As international account manager, you support our growers in Africa in increasing their sales around the world. By offering them full support of the services Royal FloraHolland has to offer you give your growers a competitive edge. Naturally, you also target new growers in Africa to become a Royal FloraHolland member.

As international account manager, you:
• are the first contact person at Royal FloraHolland for growers in Africa;
• manage stakeholders on management level;
• set up and execute account plans;
• are a connector between growers and the local Royal FloraHolland office in Kenya and increase customer satisfaction;
• set up and execute an acquisition plan to attract new growers
• are up-to-date on trends within the sector and maintain a network in the floricultural industry.

You are a team player and work in close contact with other departments within the Kenyan office and the Netherlands. You co-develop new services with your team to address the changing needs within the floricultural sector.

What are we looking for in an International Account Manager?
To be successful in this position are independent and result driven. Also you have to be willing to live abroad for a minimum duration of 3 years. We also require:
• A minimum requirement is a Bachelor or Master degree;
• More than 3 years experience in a commercial role in a service oriented organization.
• An international environment and experience in horticultural sector is preferred;
• You to have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Dutch;
• You to be an commercially strong innovator.

What do we have to offer?
A very interesting position in the heart of the commercial business at Royal FloraHolland! This is a fulltime position (38 hours a week). As an expat you will be located in Kenya, working from our local office in Nairobi. The salary depends on your professional level and work experience. We offer excellent remuneration which includes:
• hardship allowance;
• cost of living index;
• local housing;
• and a company car.

You will enjoy a minimum of 27 vacations days, public holidays in Kenya, excellent pension plan and flexible working hours. In addition, FloraHolland has excellent development and career advancement opportunities.

Will you be our new result driven Internation Account Manager?
If you are interested in this vacancy and a career at Royal FloraHolland, you can apply by clicking on th
is link.


For more information, please contact our Recruitment Department: recruitment@royalfloraholland.com.

For more information about Royal FloraHolland, please go to www.floraholland.com.

Agency calls not appreciated.
Keywords: Vacancy, Fulltime, Kenia, Sales, Accountmanager.

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Expiring: 03/26/2017
Help Desk Agent (Dutch Speaking) , South Africa

Voor een van s' werelds grootste ICT dienstverlener o.a. gevestigd in Johannesburg Zuid Afrika, zijn wij op zoek naar ICT Klantenservice Medewerkers.

Functieomschrijving:
De werkzaamheden bestaan uit het effectief en klantvriendelijk afhandelen van vragen over computerproblemen van kantoormedewerkers van een Nederlandse bank. Momenteel is onze opdrachtgever op zoek naar medewerkers die zowel de Nederlandse als de Engelse taal zeer goed beheersen. Na een gedegen training ga je aan de slag op een van de projecten van onze opdrachtgever als Helpdesk Medewerker. Je doet relevante buitenlandse werkervaring op terwijl je woont in een van de mooiste landen ter wereld!

Functiecriteria:
- Je bent serieus en houdt van avontuur
- Je bent klantgericht en beschikt over goede contactuele eigenschappen
- Je beheerst de Nederlandse taal uitstekend (schrijven en spreken)
- Je spreekt vloeiend Engels
- Je bent bereid om minimaal een jaar in Zuid-Afrika te wonen
- Je bent bij voorkeur direct beschikbaar

Bedrijfsprofiel:
- Voor onze opdrachtgever, een wereldwijd opererende ICT-marktleider, die haar Servicedesk in Zuid-Afrika heeft gevestigd, zijn wij op - zoek naar kandidaten die vanuit Zuid-Afrika kantoormedewerkers telefonisch ondersteuning bieden bij het oplossen van hun computerproblemen.

Arbeidsvoorwaarden:
- Een professionele werkomgeving bij een gerenommeerd bedrijf
- Een uitgebreid trainingsprogramma
- Werkvergunning wordt geregeld
- Je wordt geholpen met het vinden van huisvesting
- Retourticket wordt vergoed
- Marktconform salaris 10.700 Rand bruto (ca. 9.425 Rand netto)

Special job

Expiring: 03/20/2017
Training, Agron. and Farmer Engagement Fellow , Ivory Coast

Reporting/Supervisor: General Manager
Location: Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire
Contract: Six (6) to twelve (12) month fellowship
Travel: Up to 75% local travel
Compensation: Modest stipend that covers monthly living expenses

Acceso LORFOL
Following a successful pilot in 2016, RMG Concept and the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (CGEP) are launching a farmer services & aggregation (supply chain) enterprise, Acceso LORFOL targeting soybean and maize smallholder farmers in Côte d’Ivoire. Acceso means “access” in Spanish and is the brand of CGEP’s social enterprises around the world. LORFOL means “prosperity” in Senoufo, the language spoken in northern Côte d’Ivoire. This enterprise will support up to 10,000 smallholder farmers through targeted input packages on credit, training and aggregation and quality control of harvest for sale to large buyers.

Position Description
The training, agronomy and farmer engagement fellow is responsible for all aspects of Acceso LORFOL’s farmer engagement program, including farmer recruitment, extension, contracting, credit packages and data management to deliver targeted yield increases and income improvements.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of the types of duties that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

Structure farmer recruitment and deployment of training programs based on farmer needs and field team availability;
Evaluate farmer needs, synthesize available best practices and develop basic training modules and deploy training activities;
Review proposed credit and contracting packages and provide recommendations to reduce risk, increase return and simplify overall program management;
Propose design of simple lending or contracting management system to organize grower credit history, current activity, limits, etc;
Create credit and contracting internal rules and policies to govern all lending activities;
Review and improve all credit and contracting documents and develop tools for staff, farmers and entrepreneurs to maximize repayment rates;
Determine optimal contract structure for all contractors (depot managers, tractor and thresher service providers, etc);
Analyze cash flow and overall lending needs, business unit and overall credit program and determine potential roles of lending partners;
Train field staff on all current and new credit offerings, contracting and reward/loyalty schemes;
Develop tools for field staff to train farmers on specific credit, contracting and reward/loyalty schemes;
Collate data and review progress on production, cashflow and lending activities with the operations manager on weekly basis;
Assist general manager with development of reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders, e.g., buyers, investors and donors;
Oversee all demonstration and trial plots;
Work on special projects as assigned.


Required Education, Work Experience & Languages

Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, agriculture or public administration, or a related field; MBA or Master’s degree preferred;
Experience managing teams in agribusiness, business or related fields in West Africa or other developing economies;
Specialized and advanced knowledge of agriculture or agribusiness;
MS Office applications, particularly as related to database structure and data collection, reporting methods, statistical analysis and data management;
Experience with FarmForce a strong plus;
Oral and written working proficiency in English and French.
Passion for the cause: poverty alleviation at scale.


About RMG Concept
RMG Concept Ltd. (RMG) is involved in crop protection in West & Central Africa and is a leading distributor of crop inputs specifically targeting smallholder farmers. The company has also moved into purchasing crops to create market opportunities for smallholders and provides technical assistance in the field with its partners. RMG holds rights to develop, formulate and distribute the range of Syngenta, Bayer and Dow products in Côte d’Ivoire and fifteen other countries in West & Central Africa including Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sierra Leone, Togo and Senegal. In Côte d’Ivoire, RMG operates an industrial complex in Abidjan to produce liquid and granular products. RMG has always committed to sustainability and clean industries and has received the Excellence Prize of the President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire for the least polluting industrial plant in the country.

Interested candidates should send their CV to info@cgepartnership.com with the subject line “Cote d’Ivoire Farmer Engagement Fellow.”

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

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Expiring: 03/06/2017
Country Director , Nigeria

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is looking to fill the Country Director, Nigeria, D2 role based in Abuja, Nigeria.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
- Develop and oversee the implementation of country strategies, policies and plans, aligned with government, WFP and wider national and UN strategies, policies and processes as appropriate. Ensure timely and effective responses to meet changing food security and nutrition needs.
- Contribute to the development of wider WFP strategies and policies ensuring that operational realities inform planning.
- Demonstrate ownership of, promote and deploy WFP corporate initiatives and strategies.
- Hold accountability for effective management of WFP operations within the area of assignment to ensure timely and effective delivery of food assistance.
- Provide effective leadership to a Country Office to ensure the continued development of a cohesive and high performing WFP country team.
- Identify and build productive relationships with partners at a national level, and at regional and global levels as appropriate, to raise resources for WFP and enable the effective positioning of WFP to achieve country goals.
- Actively work with government agencies to build knowledge and capacity to meet food assistance needs within the country and to prepare for and respond to hunger related emergencies.
- Under the guidance and coordination of the Resident Coordinator (RC), participate and actively contribute, as a member of the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and Humanitarian Country Team (including Cluster Agency responsibilities), to strengthening of UN country coherence and promoting of joint planning to meet the zero hunger challenge.
- Build productive relationships with beneficiaries, civil societies, and national NGOs.
- Positively represent WFP in the media to build awareness and advocate for WFP activities in fighting hunger in the country.
- Take lead to ensure that evaluation, audit and compliance recommendations are efficiently implemented within the CO.
- Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
- Develop and maintain appropriate emergency preparedness plans and activities to ensure readiness and ability to take timely and appropriate actions in the event of a food assistance emergency.
- Other duties as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University degree in Economics, International Development, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or advanced training/courses.

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
- At least 15 years of relevant professional experience
- Led strategy planning and operations within a large and complex country or equivalent environment
- Gained broadening experiences through various roles in HQ, RB or CO, including as a Deputy Country Director
- Gained significant experience in management of a number of large scale, diverse and complex programmes in diverse emergency and developmental contexts
- Led in managing the finances and other support services of an office or Division
- Significant experience in developing and implementing internal controls and exercising delegation of authority in a variety of contexts
- Gained significant people leadership and management experience, effectively uniting large and diverse multi-national and multi-discipline teams by delivering on country
workforce plans
- Led significant and complex negotiations with donors/ government officials, partners, media outlets, etc. on a diverse range of issues
- Given media statements and leading news briefings to ensure appropriate representation of WFP externally in high profile situations of acute sensitivity
- Led large and complex fundraising initiatives which have had a significant positive impact within area of responsibility
- Led a large and highly complex emergency-oriented operation, in a hardship duty station

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The selected candidate will be employed on a Fixed Term appointment, renewable.
WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, 30 days’ annual vacation, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance

Websites to visit before applying regarding UN salary bands: http://icsc.un.org

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
14 March 2017

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: 04/03/2017