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JUNIOR MANAGERS IN GHANA , Ghana

We are looking for immediate employment two dynamic Junior Managers for our pineapple plantation in Ghana.

The Milani company runs since 25 years a plantation in Ghana. Pineapple for fresh export is the main produce.
The mother firm of the Milani group of companies is located in Zurich and in charge for the sales and marketing of the export products.

Working place: Central Region, Volta Region, Ghana

1. Position: Junior Manager Operations
- BSC Degree in science (agronomy, biology, maths, environmental science or others)
- Experience and skills in all matters related to technical matters
- Tasks
o Leading the operations or part of it in the field from cultivation to export
o Leading production teams up to 60 staff members

2. Position: Junior Manager Administration
- BSC Degree in Management, Finance/Accounting or HR
- Experience and skills in administration and management of middle-sized enterprises
- Africa-related experience and kind of love for this continent
- Negotiating skills
- Tasks
o According to skills and experience, in charge of accounting, purchase, administrative tasks of the plantation.

Are you interested in becoming a Junior Manager in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Apr 07, 2019
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.

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 or visit www.spekebay.com.

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

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Expiring: Mar 02, 2019
Chief Executive Officer , Uganda

FirstWave Group is Africa’s leading aquaculture firm and holds a dual commercial and social mandate. The company operates in the aquafeed manufacturing, aquaculture production, distribution and retail sectors. Group companies include Yalelo (Zambia), Yalelo (Uganda), Aller Aqua Zambia, and Horizon Aquaculture.

Yalelo Uganda is a new FirstWave Group company currently establishing a 15,000 tonne per year tilapia aquaculture production, processing and distribution facility. The project development phase is overseen by the Group Projects Director. Production operations are scheduled to commence in mid-2019.

FirstWave is seeking a Chief Executive Officer for Yalelo Uganda to lead all aspects of the firm’s operations. The CEO will work closely with the Board and FirstWave senior leadership team to meet operational, financial, social and strategic goals. This hands-on role provides a unique opportunity to build a ‘national champion’ providing food security in a high-growing African market.

Responsibilities include:
- Attract and lead a high-performance team of senior managers
- Oversee the establishment of all business functions and operating protocols with reference to FirstWave standards
- Oversight of all business activities, including production, distribution & retail, financial management and external stakeholder management
- Deliver planned financial and operational results within a changing environment

Reporting Structure: The Yalelo Uganda CEO will report to the Group CEO and will work closely with other senior Group executives
Start Date: Q2 2019
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Period: Renewable three-year contract
Remuneration: Competitive

Qualifications/selection criteria:
• Demonstrated success as CEO or senior management in comparable markets
• Experience with East Africa, FMCG and high growth companies preferable
• MBA and/or blue-chip international experience preferable
• Systematic and data-driven approach to management
• Able to lead, coach and inspire a quickly growing team and guide company culture with maturity and sensitivity
• Demonstrated success in implementing international best practice business systems
• Good knowledge of corporate finance
• Comfort with new technologies and systems preferable
• Knowledge of aquaculture is not required

To Apply:
Please provide a cover letter and CV to careers@firstwave.ag by 28th February 2019, using “Yalelo Uganda - CEO” as the Subject line.

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Expiring: Mar 31, 2019
Aquaculture: Hatchery Manager , Uganda

FirstWave Group is Africa’s leading aquaculture firm and holds a dual commercial and social mandate. The company operates in the aquafeed manufacturing, aquaculture production, distribution and retail sectors. Group companies include Yalelo (Zambia), Yalelo (Uganda), Aller Aqua Zambia, and Horizon Aquaculture.

Yalelo Uganda is a new FirstWave Group company currently establishing a 15,000 tonne per year tilapia aquaculture production, processing and distribution facility. Preliminary hatchery operations have commenced.

About the role
FirstWave is seeking a Hatchery Manager for Yalelo Uganda to lead all aspects of the firm’s hatchery including productions, genetics, water quality management and juvenile fish health. This role provides a unique opportunity to quickly develop a large-scale hatchery and implement best practices from inception.
Responsibilities include:
- Manage hatchery employees including hiring, training, scheduling, motivating and evaluating
- Implement FirstWave hatchery operating practices and tailor as necessary for local conditions
- Breeding, grow-out and transfer of >1 million fingerlings at 6 grams per week
- Management of selective breeding programme
- Management of health, safety and environment within the hatchery department

Reporting Structure: You will report to the Production Senior Manager
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Period: Renewable three-year contract
Remuneration: Competitive

Qualifications/selection criteria:
Required:
• BSc/BA in related sciences field
• 5+ years working experience in the aquaculture sector
• Good written and spoken English language
• Driving license

Preferable technical skills:
• Management of outdoor large-scale tilapia hatchery pond systems with the use of hapas
• Management role with a hatchery producing in excess of 500,000 fingerling of 6 grams per week
• Experience in establishing and managing selective breeding programmes
• Experience with fish counting, grading & transfer equipment and processes

Preferable management skills:
• Ability to establish and use KPIs and OKRs to measure and drive performance
• Comfortable using Excel to perform data analysis
• Comfortable using digital management information systems
• Able to work collaboratively with other department managers to achieve shared goals
• Can operate transparently and improve with feedback
• Can continuously adapt and improve operations ahead of changing conditions, technologies and company growth

Additional preferable skills:
• Boat master certificate
• Able to swim
• Open water SCUBA license

Must be able to regularly work weekends and potentially non-standard hours

To Apply
Please provide a cover letter and CV to careers@firstwave.ag by 28th February 2019, using “Yalelo Uganda – Hatchery Manager” as the Subject line.

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Expiring: Mar 31, 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

Special job

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

Special job

Expiring: Feb 25, 2019
Analyst, Vaccine Cold Chain and Supply Chain , Kenya

Overview:

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

CHAI Vaccines is looking for a service delivery analyst to support in implementing the immunization service delivery strategy within the CHAI vaccines program in Kenya. The vision of this program will be to assist the Government of Kenya to reach its goal of routine immunization coverage for all children. This will be achieved by enabling the Ministry of Health to improve the service delivery, reduce drop out and implement national and county strategic plans to improve coverage.

The service delivery analyst will be part of an established team in Kenya that works very closely with the Ministry of Health’s National Vaccine and Immunization program (NVIP), interacting on a regular basis with government officials, NGOs and civil society.

Responsibilities:

Closely follow the performance and objectively provide feedback to the NVIP and counties on coverage and provide technical support when need arises.
Provide technical assistance to NVIP and County health management teams in the implementation of NVIP’s program strategic plans.
In collaboration with NVIP, county and the sub county health management teams (HMTs) to support the provision of operational level training and management level training related to HCW and managerial training at all levels.
Participate in the adaptation and development of county specific interventions based on the national level NVIP strategic plan.
Participate in conducting of baseline, mid-term and end line assessments of key critical activities related to service delivery modules.
Support the selected Counties in the management of NVIP 5 year strategic plan.
Lead the process of conducting ongoing assessment of the gaps in the service delivery of immunization services and identify areas of intervention for NVIP.
Document best practices and lessons drawn by the program in the implementation of the HSS and CCEOP and other national immunization programs.
Prepare regular reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly etc.) of the immunization program in select counties.
Disseminate information from CHAI and other sources on immunization and vaccination issues to stakeholders.
Assist the national team in the process of documentation in providing the necessary data needed in preparation of documents.
Execute other additional responsibilities as per immediate supervisor’s direction.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (preference for Masters’ level)
3-5 years of work experience in a demanding results-driven environment
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Strong analytical skills with proficiency at Microsoft Excel
Ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders and quickly demonstrate credibility
Strong communication skills – written and verbal, including proficiency at Microsoft PowerPoint
Strong process management skills, high level of organisation and good attention to detail
Deep experience in programme management and project delivery, ability to work proactively within a context of ambiguity and to remain focused on impact
Proven track record working in challenging multi-stakeholder environments
First-hand experience of strategic capability building, with previous exposure to strategy work at organization level
Experience working with government institutions
Personal qualities including resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility and strong work ethic
Experience working on health related issues in resource-limited settings
Knowledge of health systems strengthening and/or global healthcare systems

Expiring: Apr 05, 2019

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