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BUYER, MANAGER OR MANAGEMENT COUPLE IN TANZANIA , Tanzania

Speke Bay Lodge in Tanzania is looking for a manager, manager couple or buyer.

After 25 years, the two owners of Speke Bay Lodge in Tanzania want to retire from the daily running of the lodge. They are looking at various options, including a full or partial sale, go along with or merge into a chain of lodges, or find a manager or manager couple, where in the longer term there may also be ownership / co-ownership.

The lodge has 10 rooms and 12 hotel-staff members divided over service, kitchen and housekeeping. In maintenance, garden and security there are another 12 employees.

For a manager, experience in the food and beverage sector and/or a finalized hotel study is preferred, with the emphasis on restaurant/kitchen and guest-relations. The manager has to add quality in service, food and presentation. The lodge has expansion plans and the manager has to be creative with a lot of initiative and dedication.

The manager is working together with (one of) the owners in a well-organized, well-maintained and safe environment with experienced staff.

The lodge is situated in a beautiful but remote area. The remoteness requires a self-starting and stable personality who can keep him/herself entertained and finds fulfillment in the job, hobby's and the things nature and the outdoors has to offer. If you like partying, going out and if you need other people to entertain you, this is not the job for you.

Starting salary with all costs paid is $ 600 with a trial-period of 3 months. After that the salary can be raised depending on capabilities of the manager.
Benefits included: Accommodation, Food and Drinks

For job applications and sales-info please contact info@spekebay.com

Sales-advert: http://www.viviun.com/AD-262772/

Are you interested in becoming a Lodge Manager or Management Couple? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.
Contact Speke Bay Lodge directly for sales info.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection.

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Expiring: Mar 02, 2019
LANDSCAPE RESTORATION PROGRAMME DIRECTOR GHANA , Netherlands

Please find the full job description on our website: www.forminternational.nl

Form International and Form Ghana are implementing a multi-donor funded programme (funding until 2021) that aims to restore the degraded forest and agricultural landscape in the fringes of Form Ghana’s reforestation project in the Tain II Forest Reserve. With a long term aim to improve the management, productivity and biodiversity values at landscape scale in this region, the programme implements pilot interventions that assist local communities and smallholders to effectively establish tree plantations, climate smart agriculture and enhance natural resource management, which should lead to higher productivity, more income generation and sustainable land management by the local communities. At the landscape level the project seeks to strengthen landscape governance with key stakeholders such as Forestry Commission, Traditional Authorities and Assemblies to address fire risk reduction, nature conservation and improved land management. This programme builds on the Public Private Partnership that Form Ghana has in place since 2013 with Forestry Commission and Traditional Authorities.

For the landscape programme Form International now seeks an experienced Programme Director to lead the implementation of the programme in close collaboration with Form International and Form Ghana senior management.

The position as Programme Director provides a unique opportunity to engage hands-on with Forest Landscape Restoration, have meaningful impact on the lives of local people and improve landscape management, while building on Form Ghana’s experience, established structures and Form’s local and international support team.

The role of the Programme Director is to deliver this programme according to defined objectives and requirements, project planning, manage project budgets, manage the project team extension team, manage subcontracts and consultants, ensure smooth communication with the (internal) project team and external partners, and facilitate the landscape stakeholder processes. Further roles are to work on programme continuation and upscaling (strategy and funding) as well as development of new programmes in Ghana and other countries, all in close collaboration with the Form International and Form Ghana teams. The successful candidate will be employed by Form International (in The Netherlands) with significant time in Ghana at the programme's site (first period majority of time in Ghana).

Key responsibilities are:
· Manage project cycles (planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting)
· Programme financial management and reporting
· Manage, train and motivate the local project team
· Recruitment of project staff
· Provide technical guidance to the project and staff
· Hire and manage subcontracts and consultants
· Advise and proactively engage with senior management as needed to ensure sound progress
· Strategy and fundraising for upscaling and new landscape restoration programmes
· Ensure smooth communication with the (internal) project team and external partners
· Facilitate landscape stakeholder processes

Qualifications
· MSc degree level qualification or higher in Tropical Agriculture/(Agro)forestry/Agri-business or similar
· Experience in sub-Saharan Africa is required, experience in Ghana is an advantage
· At least 7 years of working experience in Tropical Agriculture or (Agro)forestry, with at least 3 years in (project) management positions
· Experience with project management, planning, budget control, monitoring and reporting
· Strong verbal and written English language skills
· Excellent (intercultural) communication skills
· Experience in building (project) teams
· Ability to take initiative and innovate
· Experience with maize and/or cashew is considered an advantage
· (Sustainable) agri value chain management experience is considered an advantage
· Experience with smallholder farming, organisation and finance is considered an advantage
· Experience with stakeholder processes is considered an advantage

Form International offers
· A full-time position as Programme Director in the Form International team for an intended period of 3 years, with good opportunities to grow to a permanent position in the company
· A market conform salary and secondary terms of employment, fitting your knowledge and experience
· A high degree of independence and responsibility
· A tightly-knit team of professional colleagues, that cooperate in an informal way
· An excellent work climate with perspectives for further development

Contact
We invite you to send your application and CV to: directie@forminternational.nl
For the attention of Mr Rik Sools (Managing Director)

Form International | Eijerdijk 87 | 8051 MS Hattem | The Netherlands
t +31 (0) 38 4448990 | www.forminternational.nl

(Closing date: 3 February 2019)

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Expiring: Feb 03, 2019
COUNTRY DIRECTOR IN MALAWI , Malawi

The JBJ Foundation (JBJF) is a private foundation based in the United States which seeks to catalyze lasting improvements in health among the world’s poorest by strengthening local health systems. Building on a decade of experience supporting community level health service delivery in Malawi, JBJF is working to expand and accelerate its impact both within Malawi and in additional countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Position Description

The Country Director be responsible for the design, implementation, and monitoring of JBJF’s work in Malawi. Elements of the program may include (but not be limited to):
• Build on existing community health service delivery project to develop a ‘Model Village’ to help accelerate implementation of Malawi’s recently released National Community Health Strategy
• Support development and implementation of a national digital community health information system
• Identify and support implementation of targeted health intervention(s) to drive direct impact
Successful candidates will ideally have a combination of private sector and global health experience, demonstrate a commitment to global health impact, and excitement for helping to shape and drive a country-level program.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Support design, oversee implementation, and monitor effectiveness of JBJF investments in Malawi
• Work in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH), District Health Management Team (DHMT), and implementing partners (IP) to define appropriate scope of work in coordination with other relevant stakeholders
• Establish formal agreements with MOH, DHMT, and/or IP, including objectives, milestones, workplan, budget, and reporting
• Serve as active thought partner to MOH, DHMT, and IP
• Represent JBJF among relevant in-country stakeholders

Required skills and experience:
• At least 5-10 years work experience, including:
o Establishing productive relationships with senior public sector officials in low- and/or middle income countries
o Working in global health and/or private sector, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
o Developing and building new projects and/or organizations
• Strong problem-solving skills and entrepreneurial orientation
• Ability to work independently and proactively in the context of a geographically distributed team
• Cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness
• Excellent communications skills, in both verbal and written English
• Relevant advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MPH) preferred

Are you interested in becoming a Country Director in Malawi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jan 25, 2019
Cultivation Specialist Uganda , Uganda

Working for Royal Van Zanten
Royal Van Zanten is an innovative company with a history going back more than 150 years, operating successfully within international ornamental plant cultivation. We do this by continuous genetic improvement, by creating synergy in breeding and propagation technologies and by cooperating intensively with our partners in the chain on marketing activities. Together we develop new species and varieties and improve the current crops within our core products. These are the cut flower varieties of alstroemeria, bouvardia, chrysanthemum and statice, the bulbous lily and the potted products of aster, celosia, chrysanthemum and multiflora. We supply this starting material to our customers, who are professional breeders all over the world.

The production of basic plant propagation material and some of the breeding activities take place on our two sites in Uganda: Mukono and Wakiso. Production in these locations is mainly focused on pot and cut flower chrysanthemum cuttings as well as bouvardia, celosia and aster. Both farms are located at approximately 30 km from Kampala. Over 500 commercial varieties are produced in Uganda on 21 hectares of greenhouses by a total of over 1000 employees.
For our farms in Uganda we are currently seeking to recruit an

Experienced Cultivation Specialist m/f

In this role you will be responsible for all technical cultivation aspects of the two farms in Uganda. You will monitor the cultivation processes, detect any deviations and make adjustments. In addition, this role will particularly focus on:
- Spotting improvement opportunities and developing them to implementation
- Directing the cultivation aspects of management, including climate, irrigation, lighting,
the use of fertilisers, pesticides etc.
- Introducing and controlling new methods and technologies
- Transferring cultivation knowledge within the organisation
- Creating a cultivation dashboard (control system / cultivation methods)
- Creating / implementing / monitoring / directing towards cultivation KPIs (relationship between irrigation, radiation sum, EC, pH)
- Creating / implementing / monitoring / directing towards crop protection KPIs (insect burden, crop protection schedules etc.)

Requirements:
- Relevant Higher Professional education
- Proven breeding knowledge combined with a number of years of experience
- Knowledge of varieties, properties and cultivation protocols
- Knowledge of state-of-the-art crop protection (biological and chemical)
- Knowledge of climate control systems, fertilising systems, horticultural technology
- Good communication skills
- Meticulous and quality-focused
- Analytical and problem-solving abilities

We offer:
A varied role with appropriate responsibilities and personal development opportunities. You will be working in a beautiful country as part of a great team. You can expect competitive primary and secondary terms of employment.

For more information, please contact Jan Willem de Putter, Managing Director, Royal Van Zanten Uganda Ltd, Tel: +256 752 775120 or Dik van Alphen, Cutting Products Manager, Tel: +31 – 297 387000 80.
Please send your CV and cover letter to: sollicitatie@royalvanzanten.com, with reference to “Cultivation Specialist” vacancy

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Expiring: Feb 25, 2019
Farm Manager Uganda , Uganda

Working for Royal Van Zanten
Royal Van Zanten is an innovative company with a history going back more than 150 years, operating successfully within international ornamental plant cultivation. We do this by continuous genetic improvement, by creating synergy in breeding and propagation technologies and by cooperating intensively with our partners in the chain on marketing activities. Together we develop new species and varieties and improve the current crops within our core products. These are the cut flower varieties of alstroemeria, bouvardia, chrysanthemum and statice, the bulbous lily and the potted products of aster, celosia, chrysanthemum and multiflora. We supply this starting material to our customers, who are professional breeders all over the world.

The production of basic plant propagation material and some of the breeding activities take place on our two sites in Uganda: Mukono and Wakiso. Production in these locations is mainly focused on pot and cut flower chrysanthemum cuttings as well as bouvardia, celosia and aster. Both farms are located at approximately 30 km from Kampala. Over 500 commercial varieties are produced in Uganda on 21 hectares of greenhouses by a total of over 1000 employees.

For one of the farms in Uganda we are currently seeking to recruit a

Farm Manager m/f

As a farm manager your responsibilities include, among others, the production on one of our sites. You will manage the various teams and coach, train and motivate the team leaders. Besides breeding-specific requirements (you will have a solid background in plant breeding), it would be an advantage for you to have technical insight (with regards to the fleet of machinery, installations, etc.). In addition, this role will focus on:
- Managing the production and logistical processes on the farm, in particular their cultivation aspects with regards to climate, lighting, the use of fertiliser and pesticides etc. You will be supported by a cultivation specialist.
- You will formulate and implement the work plan
- You will support and if necessary deputise for the MD
- You will liaise with the MD, Finance Manager, the Farm Manager at Mukono and other departments
- You will be responsible for quality control, setting up the requisite working procedures, checks etc.

Requirements:
- Relevant Higher Professional education
- Proven breeding knowledge combined with a number of years of experience
- Knowledge of climate control systems, fertilising systems, horticultural technology
- Good communication skills
- Authority and essentially having natural leadership qualities
- Meticulous and quality-focused
- Analytical and problem-solving abilities

We offer:
A varied role with appropriate responsibilities and personal development opportunities. You will be working in a beautiful country as part of a great team. You can expect competitive primary and secondary terms of employment.

For more information, please contact Jan Willem de Putter, Managing Director, Royal Van Zanten Uganda Ltd, Tel: +256 752 775120 or Dik van Alphen, Cutting Products Manager, Tel: +31 – 297 387000 80.
Please send your CV and cover letter to: sollicitatie@royalvanzanten.com, with reference to “Farm Manager” vacancy

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Expiring: Feb 25, 2019
Pre-Sales Head in Kenya , Kenya

Direct Supervisor: Director - Solutions Business Unit
Supervision: Presales Consultant
Department/Group: Sales
Job Category: Senior Manager
Location: Kenya Travel Required: No
Position Type: Permanent

POSITION OVERVIEW
The position is responsible for responsible for driving solution development in Techno Brain Group through his/her team and supporting Sales teams in delivering value driven demos to customers. The ideal candidate has a strong propensity for technology, loves innovation and leading technical teams to success.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Solution Development
- Oversee the design, development and improvement of solutions by liaising with product development team.
- Plan and implement the solution development life cycle based on market/client need.
- Tailor corporate solutions based on market trends, opportunities and competitor analysis.

2. Sales team support and Corporate Positioning
- Ensure effective production of responses to Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposal (RFP)
- Collaborate with Sales teams to provide product, business and technical knowledge in support of pre-sales activities.
- Understand the go to market strategy for each product/solution and appropriately execute a sales plan with the on ground sales team.
- Promote Techno Brain as a company in the market to ensure brand recognition and awareness.

3. Leadership
- Provide strong leadership to the team through engagement
- Promote Techno Brain as a company in the market to ensure brand recognition and awareness.
- Performance Management: Manage employee performance e.g. Weekly/monthly continuous performance discussions and provision of feedback. Translate strategy into executable plans while motivating your team with clear direction by setting clear goals and KPIs each quarter.
- Succession Planning: Develop the next leadership bench in your team through identifying and working with HR in developing your team’s talent potential e.g. coach, mentor and facilitate development of direct reports.
- Behavioural Role Model: Emulate Techno Brain corporate values through your behaviour through rewarding and voicing support for good behaviours as much as you reward technical competence.
- Team Engagement: Engage their employees and manage diversity within the workplace by encouraging and personally participating in employee engagement activities.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
- % of Customer satisfaction.
- % of new solutions developed
- % RFI/RFP responses
- Performance Management: Evidence of no. of performance conversations per week/month with individuals in team
- Succession Planning: % of high potential individuals identified for succession planning in team
- Behavioural Role Model: % of cases, warnings or issues arising from the team members
- Engagement: % of team-building activities and positive feedback received during HR Connect

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Academic Qualifications
- Master’s degree in related field from a recognised university;
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

Professional Qualifications
- Relevant professional qualification;
- Member of a relevant professional body.

Experience
- Minimum of (8) years’ relevant experience in a similar organisation with six (2) at managerial level.
- Good market understanding of Identity Management business, exposure to trends in the African market.
- Experience in responding to Requests for information and Requests for pricing.
- Good experience in Conducting pre sales activities such as demo’s and presentations.
- Conduct regular competitor and price analysis in order to understand market trends and identify opportunities.

Are you interested in becoming a Pre-Sales Head in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 02, 2019

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