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PM PROTECTION SOCIALE ET TRAVAIL DéCENT , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Project Manager Protection Sociale et Travail Décent
(h/f/x) – République Démocratique du Congo

compagnie

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Elle exécute la coopération gouvernementale belge. L’Agence met également en œuvre des actions pour d’autres organisations nationales et internationales. Avec ses partenaires belges et internationaux, Enabel fournit des solutions pour relever des défis mondiaux urgents : le changement climatique, l’urbanisation, la mobilité humaine, la paix et la sécurité, les inégalités sociales et économiques, et la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 1800 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Contexte

Enabel est présente en République Démocratique du Congo dans les domaines du développement rural, de la formation professionnelle et technique, de la santé, de l’eau et de l’énergie, et ce dans 10 provinces du pays. La spécificité du programme de coopération réside dans sa proximité avec les bénéficiaires.

Un nouveau portefeuille thématique de 50 millions d'euros sur la protection sociale en Afrique centrale est en cours de formulation et sera mis en œuvre en RDC, au Rwanda et en Ouganda de 2022 à 2026. Le portefeuille se concentrera également sur le réseautage régional, l'apprentissage et l'échange des meilleures pratiques. Le travail décent et la protection sociale tiennent une place importante sur l'agenda international en raison de leur nature transformatrice.

En RDC, le portefeuille protection sociale dispose d’une dotation budgétaire de 16.200.000 EUR pour 5 ans et se situe en zones urbaines à Kinshasa, Lubumbashi (Haut Katanga) et Kolwezi. Bien qu’étant une intervention isolée, elle s’inscrit également dans le contexte de synergies approfondies avec 2 interventions « Formation-Emploi » actuellement en exécution dans 3 autres provinces, les programmes EDUKAT dans le Haut Katanga et le Lualaba et KinEmploi dans la ville province de Kinshasa.

Description de la fonction

En tant que Project Manager vous rapporterez au Country Portfolio Manager et vous êtes responsables d’une équipe d’une quinzaine de personnes. Vous coordonnez la mise en œuvre du portefeuille en RDC. Vous veillez spécifiquement à ce que les femmes et les jeunes en âge de travailler aient une possibilité accrue de s'engager dans un travail décent, soient mieux protégés par les droits du travail et bénéficient d'une protection sociale et d'un dialogue social plus inclusif.
Responsabilités :
- Vous êtes responsable de la bonne exécution du projet (contenu, planning, budget, qualité) ;
- Vous coordonnez la réalisation des activités afin d’atteindre les objectifs du projet ;
- Vous appuyez les personnes identifiées pour diriger le processus de changement ;
- Vous contribuez au renforcement des capacités des organisations partenaires (Ministère du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale / ONEM / Ministère de l’Education et Enseignement Technique / Ministère de la Formation Professionnelle) ;
- Vous coordonnez le processus d’apprentissage sur la manière dont une intervention contribue au développement d’un secteur et vous contribuez à l’institutionnalisation des bonnes pratiques au niveau national ;
- Vous dirigez l’équipe placée sous votre responsabilité hiérarchique tout en assurant le lien fonctionnel avec les projets formation emploi EDUKATt, KinEmploi et les Centres de Ressources ;
- Vous vous assurez que les informations pertinentes sur les résultats sont disponibles pour le monitoring et l’évaluation afin de permettre le suivi de la performance, la prise de décision, l’apprentissage et le reporting.

Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis
· Master en Sciences Humaines ou Sciences Politiques.
Expériences requises
• Minimum 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans le pilotage de projets de développement international ;
• Minimum 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans les domaines de la protection sociale, du travail décent et de la gestion partenariale ;
• Minimum une expérience de travail pertinente en dehors de son pays d’origine ;
• Une expérience en organisation de procédure « appel à projets » ;
• Une expérience en gestion du dialogue social, protection sociale, travail décent, droit au travail ;
• Une expérience en développement partenarial et territorial multi acteurs ;
• Une expérience en tant que responsable d’équipe ;
• Une expérience dans plusieurs projets constitue un atout.
Compétences et connaissances requises
• Connaissance approfondie des méthodologies de gestion de projet ;
• Compétences en monitoring et évaluation ;
• Maitrise des outils bureautiques courants ;
• Connaissances pratiques des thèmes transversaux ;
• Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail en RDC et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance de français est donc exigée. Une connaissance de l’anglais est un atout.
Vous vous engagez à respecter la vision, la mission et les valeurs d’Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/fr/content/vision-mission-valeurs-de-enabel).
Nous vous offrons

• Une fonction passionnante dans un environnement international.
• Un contrat de 54 mois basé à Kinshasa.
• Vous êtes engagé au sein d'Enabel dans la fonction "Intervention Manager". Le package salarial de cette fonction correspond à notre barème (classe 6) et comprend le salaire mensuel brut, ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement, d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants accompagnants (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille, etc.
• En cas d’expatriation sans les membres de la famille (personnes à charge), jusqu’à 6 billets d’avion aller-retour supplémentaires par an vers le pays d’origine ou toute autre destination (plafonnés suivant le règlement d’Enabel).
Les différents montants varient en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction et la composition familiale.

Cette publication peut donner lieu à la constitution d’une réserve de recrutement pour une durée de 3 ans pour toute fonction similaire.

Nos postes vacants sont ouverts à toute personne qui remplit les conditions décrites dans les offres d’emploi. Enabel s’engage en faveur de l’égalité des chances et de la diversité au sein de son personnel. Nous ne faisons pas de discrimination fondée sur le genre, l’origine, l’âge, la religion, l’orientation sexuelle, le handicap ou tout autre facteur que les compétences.

Intéressé.e?

Postulez, au plus tard le 07/02/2022, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation

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EXPERT.E FISCALISTE EN RDC , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Elle exécute la coopération gouvernementale belge. L’Agence met également en œuvre des actions pour d’autres organisations nationales et internationales. Avec ses partenaires belges et internationaux, Enabel fournit des solutions pour relever des défis mondiaux urgents : le changement climatique, l’urbanisation, la mobilité humaine, la paix et la sécurité, les inégalités sociales et économiques, et la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 1800 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Contexte
Enabel est présente en République Démocratique du Congo dans les domaines du développement rural, de la formation professionnelle et technique, de la santé, de l’eau et de l’énergie, et ce dans 10 provinces du pays. La spécificité du programme de coopération réside dans sa proximité avec les bénéficiaires.

Le Programme d’Etudes et d’Expertises (PEE) est un instrument flexible qui contribue, par le financement d’études et d’expertises, au renforcement des capacités des institutions publiques et qui soutient la mise en œuvre du Programme de Coopération entre la République Démocratique du Congo et la Belgique. Dans ce cadre, le Ministre des Finances de la RDC a demandé à la Belgique un appui technique sous la forme d’un conseiller fiscal résident. Le gouvernement congolais bénéficie déjà du travail d’un expert du Fond Monétaire International (FMI) itinérant multi-pays basé au Tchad, ainsi que de l’expertise du département des affaires budgétaires du FMI dans le cadre du Programme de Mobilisation des Recettes.

La mobilisation des recettes domestiques est un objectif primordial du programme du Gouvernement de la RDC pour dégager des marges de manœuvre qui permettront une hausse des dépenses prioritaires, éducatives, sociales et pour les infrastructures. C’est aussi l’un des axes essentiels du programme soutenu par la Facilité Elargie de Crédit du Fonds Monétaire International (FMI).

Description de la fonction
En tant qu’Expert.e Fiscaliste Résident (Tax Resident Advisor), vous rapportez directement au Country Portfolio Manager d’Enabel en RDC et vous êtes directement placé.e auprès de la Direction Générale du ministère des Finances ou au sein du Comité d'Orientation de la Réforme des Finances publiques (COREF) ou au cabinet du ministre des finances (cela reste à déterminer).

Vous travaillez en tant que conseiller.ère technique auprès du ministre des Finances sur l’axe de la mobilisation des recettes domestiques du Plan Stratégique de Réformes des Finances Publiques (PSRFP). Vous appuierez l’opérationnalisation de la stratégie d’augmentation des ressources internes et vous travaillerez en étroite collaboration avec le conseiller fiscal du FMI et les différentes missions d’experts techniques.

Plus spécifiquement, vous accompagnerez le ministère des finances sur l’axe 2 de la réforme des finances publiques relatif à la politique fiscale et aux administrations fiscales. Ceci pourra couvrir des domaines tels que :
- L’appui à l’amélioration des processus de contrôle et de gestion de l’impôt des administrations fiscales comme la Direction Générale des impôts (DGI), la Direction Générale des Douanes et Accises (DGDA) et de la Direction Générale des Recettes Administratives, Judiciaires, Domaniales et de Participations (DGRAD) ;
- L’accompagnement de l’amélioration du fonctionnement de la TVA sur base des actions en cours ;
- La facilitation de la coordination des partenaires techniques en lien étroit avec la COREF
- L’appui technique à l’élargissement du répertoire et de l’assiette fiscale ;
- La rationalisation des dépenses fiscales et des exonérations ;
- L’accompagnement de la rationalisation des charges non fiscales et parafiscales ;
- L’appui à la mise en place d’un processus de contrôle fiscal basé sur les risques ;
- L’appui à la mise en place des services d’audit, d’inspection et de maitrise des risques dans les régies DGI et DGRAD.

En cas de prolongation dans le cadre du nouveau programme de coopération à partir de 2023 la fonction comprendra les aspects suivants :
- L’accompagnement technique et l’appui à la préparation des propositions d’appui par le fonds d’assistance technique ;
- L’accompagnement technique du comité de pilotage du fonds de gouvernance financière ;
- La coordination et l’appui à l’organisation des missions d’experts mobilisés dans le cadre du fonds.

Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis
· Master en Economie, en Droit ou équivalent.

Expériences requises
• Minimum 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans une administration fiscale ou équivalent ;
• Une expérience dans l’administration fiscale belge est un atout ;
• Une expérience en gestion de projets est un atout ;
• Une expérience internationale (c’est-à-dire dans le secteur du développement international et en dehors de son pays d’origine) et plus spécifiquement en Afrique ou en RDC constitue un atout.

Compétences et connaissances requises
• Bonne compréhension des aspects liés au développement international (contexte, enjeux, partenaires, fonctionnement…) ;
• Capacité à développer et gérer des relations interinstitutionnelles (réseautage) ;
• Excellentes compétences de rassembleur et de facilitateur ;
• Capacité à mettre en œuvre un processus de changement ;
• Gestion des connaissances et capitalisation ;
• Gestion axée sur les résultats ;
• Capacité à utiliser les nouvelles technologies en vigueur dans le domaine d’expertise ;
• Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail de la RDC et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance du français est donc exigée.
Vous vous engagez à respecter la vision, la mission et les valeurs d’Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/fr/content/vision-mission-valeurs-de-enabel).

Nous vous offrons
• Une fonction intéressante dans un environnement international.
• Un contrat de 12 mois basé à Kinshasa (éventuellement prolongeable sur le nouveau programme de coopération via le fonds de gouvernance financière).
• Un package salarial comprenant le salaire mensuel brut correspondant à nos barèmes (classe 6), ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement et d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants accompagnants (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille, etc.
• En cas d’expatriation sans les membres de la famille (personnes à charge), jusqu’à 6 billets d’avion aller-retour supplémentaires par an vers le pays d’origine ou toute autre destination (plafonnés suivant le règlement d’Enabel).
Les différents montants varient en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction et la composition familiale.

Cette publication peut donner lieu à la constitution d’une réserve de recrutement pour une durée de 3 ans pour toute fonction similaire.

Nos postes vacants sont ouverts à toute personne qui remplit les conditions décrites dans les offres d’emploi. Enabel s’engage en faveur de l’égalité des chances et de la diversité au sein de son personnel. Nous ne faisons pas de discrimination fondée sur le genre, l’origine, l’âge, la religion, l’orientation sexuelle, le handicap ou tout autre facteur que les compétences.

Intéressé.e?
Postulez, au plus tard le 03/02/2022, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.

Seules les candidatures introduites via le lien ci-dessus seront prises en considération.

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Expiring: Feb 03, 2022

EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION AND BD EXPERT

Company

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s international development policy and primarily works for the Belgian State. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad Enabel offers solutions addressing pressing global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality, and Global Citizenship. With 1,800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

Background

The Youth Economic Empowerment in Palestine project aims to address the lacking economic prospects for Palestinian youths, including vulnerable youth and young women, by empowering them to access decent employment opportunities.
The project is part of the “Palestinian Youth Empowerment Programme”, funded by the EU Neighbourhood Instrument and to be jointly implemented by UNFPA, Sharek Youth Forum in partnership with the Centre for Youth Economic Empowerment, and Enabel in Palestine. The Overall Objective of the Palestinian Youth Empowerment Programme is to improve Palestinian youth’s contribution to economic, social and public life.

The general objective of the project is to “enhance Palestinian young people's employability and economic empowerment.

The specific objective is that “young women and men are better equipped to access inclusive and decent employment opportunities.”

Contribution to the specific objective will be achieved through three results hereunder focusing on enhancing youth’s capacities to access wage and self-employment opportunities:
1. To develop and operate a First Employment Facility, a private sector-led work readiness programme allowing to enhance the employability of graduates of vocational and higher education entering the labour market;
2. To support continuous learning opportunities to enhance the employability of unemployed graduates of vocational training and higher education institutions, as well as youth workers. Short-term specialized TVET courses adapted to the needs of the labour market, will create new technical upskilling and vocational reskilling pathways, allowing youth graduates and workers to acquire specific, new or complementary technical competencies and/or transversal skills, and ultimately increase their career opportunities;
3. To enhance access to self-employment for the most vulnerable young women and men through business development support for sustainable micro- or small businesses that are viable to their local economies and generate sufficient income to meet livelihood needs and improve individual resilience.

Job description

Main duties of the Employment Promotion and Business Development Expert:
• You contribute to the expected results of the project by providing inputs for planning, execution, coordination, follow-up and monitoring, and evaluation of activities in order to ensure that the results of the programme (outputs – outcomes) are achieved within the set execution deadline;
• You ensure knowledge building and knowledge management of the project in order to create an inclusive, informed climate of trust within the project;
• You contribute to quality assurance by providing the necessary technical inputs in your area of expertise in order to achieve technical performance in accordance with national and international norms and standards;
• You contribute to change and strengthen the capacities of partners in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisation, processes and systems and of their staff’s competences;
• As a hierarchical supervisor and coach, you guide and mobilise staff members under your hierarchical supervision towards quality performance and to meet the project’s as well as development objectives.
You will be a member of the Enabel team working for the Palestinian “Youth Empowerment Programme" (YEP).

Your profile

Note: international staff working for Enabel in Palestine must be of Belgian nationality in order to obtain a working permit as staff member of the Belgian Consulate-General.

Required qualifications and experience

• You hold a Master’s degree
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in the fields of employment promotion, skills development and/or entrepreneurship
• Experience with contract management (public procurement, grants...)
• Relevant professional experience outside your country of origin is an asset
• Experience in relevant projects is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge

• Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…)
• Able to implement services and strategies for social inclusion, and more specifically on inclusion of women in employment and business development opportunities
• In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies
• Monitoring and evaluation competences
• Good knowledge about developing and analysing theories of change
• Good knowledge about knowledge management and knowledge building
• Comfortable in working with the European Union institutions
• Comfortable with leading groups dynamics and inter-culturalism
• Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills
• Fully ICT literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• You are fluent in spoken and written French and/or Dutch. Considering the working language of Palestine and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required. Notions of Arabic are an asset.

Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values).

We offer you

• An exciting and engaging job in an international environment.
• A contract of 36 months. You are based in Ramallah. You occasionally travel within Palestine where Enabel implements projects.
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 6), and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped) coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
• In case of expatriation without the (dependent) members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination (capped in accordance with Enabel rules).

The amounts vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function and family composition.

Following this procedure a recruitment reserve of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

Are you interested in becoming an Employment Promotion and Business Development Expert Palestine? 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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ELECTRICAL SITE ENGINEER AND INSTALLATION MANAGER , Tanzania

Greenlink is a renewable energy company with a focus on mid-sized off-grid solar systems. Most of our installations are placed in the remote areas of Tanzania and Kenya from national parks to the islands. We provide full-service power installations whereby we take care of power generation, storage, and typical heavy power consumers. Our customers are often remote lodges, resorts, hospitals, and schools. Less frequently we build mini grids.
A typical project will involve:
- Solar PV
- Solar Thermal or heat pumps
- Diesel generators
- Desalination plants
- Pool heating

Location
The position is based in Usa River, Arusha Tanzania and requires intensive travel throughout Tanzania and Kenya.

Tasks and activities
- Overseeing installations and ensuring they are supplied according to (inter)national and our, often higher, internal standards.
- Troubleshooting where required
- Supervising a small team of installation and service technicians.

Job requirements of the Young Expert
- BSc / MSc degree in electrical engineering.
- Natural leader of small teams in the field
- Hands on mentality

Ideally you have experience or have interest with designing & implementation of :
- Renewable energy systems
- Off-grid installations
- Storage systems
- Heatpumps
- Diesel generators
- Desalination plants
- MV installations

Practical experience, preferably in a developing nations outweighs educational requirements but certificates are important and definitely welcomed.
- Team player
- Excellent English language skills, both speaking and writing
- Working experience in renewable energy
- Creative in finding solutions when confronted with a problem in the middle of no-where.

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FULL STACK DEVELOPER , Kenya

Company description

Innovation Upstream is a software agency specializing in rapid software development. Our competitive pace is achieved by constantly optimizing the way we work and testing/adopting bleeding edge software engineering trends.

Our mission is to find the absolute fastest way to implement software. We are constantly iterating on our stack, optimizing our repository and code patterns, and learning new and better ways of doing things. If you are someone that is self-motivated to always be on top of the latest trends in web software development and constantly learn new things, this is the place for you!

Our work culture is very laid back. Aside from the occasional deadline/meeting, you are free to fulfill your hours on your own schedule, swap weekend days around, and choose your own start time. Since we are a small distributed team, much of our culture has yet to manifest. The relaxed work environment and passionate continued learning culture are so far the most stand-out features of our culture. All team members are encouraged to share knowledge, present learnings when trying new tools, languages, frameworks, and engage in paired programming on a regular basis. We believe that elevating each other by sharing knowledge and working together is key to building a strong software engineering team.

About the position:

Innovation Upstream is seeking a talented and motivated Fullstack Golang/React developer who is experienced in working on large scale distributed systems

This role will focus on coding in golang and react, and candidates would benefit strongly from having a deep fundamental software development knowledge base.

Our main projects are a crypto exchange platform and several De-Fi solutions, with other equally exciting solutions being developed by the team.

The role is currently remote and you can work from anywhere. You will be responsible for collaborating on projects with client development teams. You will be expected to manage various competing deadlines, and projects. Teamwork, problem-solving, accountability, and good communication skills are necessary.

What you will be doing:

Writing GRPC microservices in golang, building api gateways using a variety of technologies, building complex and performant frontends with react
Integrating with a software development team and working closely with a technical project manager
Conducting technical due diligence and understanding dynamics/tradeoffs between different software development technologies and approaches
We’re looking for someone who has:

Strong engineering fundamentals
3+ years of software engineering
1+ years of Golang development experience
2+ years of React development experience
Experience deploying dapps or smart contracts on to Ethereum, BSC, or comparable layer 2 solutions/sidechains.
Strong familiarity with Linux/Terminal environments
Depth of knowledge and implementation experience
Experience working in a Kubernetes/cloud-native environment
Creativity in solving problems
Being open to providing and receiving constructive feedback
Passion for learning and teaching others
CI/CD setup experience
High quality testing standards
Good documentation practices

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PRODUCT LEAD IN UGANDA , Uganda

Reports to CEO

Job Purpose
• Propose medium- long term ways to build our portfolio within and beyond solar products, leveraging credit data
• Manage special projects that expand our offering through strategic partners
• Build business case for new offerings
• Oversee the implementation of the full product lifecycle from ideation to commercialization/handover to sales
• Manage external supplier relations (including negotiating contracts and partnership agreements)
• Build internal relationships across multiple departments that interact with the product team, and empower them on product knowledge and training
• Manage projects related to utilizing new products as add-ons to our solar offerings

Outcomes & Key Responsibilities

1. Outcome
Building, executing, and reporting on the vision and strategy of the BrightLife’s product offering

Key Responsibilities
• Create and continuously update the product roadmap, approving each phase transition
• Make the business case for each product within the roadmap and ensure buy-in internally
• Analyse and present reports on the performance of the product portfolio
• Manage the full product lifecycle for all BrightLife’s products

2. Outcome
Leading innovation, research, and testing activities for new products

Key Responsibilities
• Keep up with current events in the solar sector, watching for new initiatives, products, or projects that show promise and may be translatable to BrightLife
• Decide which product to pilot next based off ongoing research
• Oversee and review testing for products being considered for pilot

3. Outcome
Managing the implementation of pilots and rollouts, and supporting sales on commercialization

Key Responsibilities
• Develop a go-to-market plan (including value proposition, pricing, positioning, and communication strategies) for new products
• Coordinate interdepartmental collaboration on product launches include. sales for distribution, call centre for customer engagement, operations for inventory, finance for budgets, marketing team for collaterals and awareness campaigns
• Create training materials and ensure all customer facing teams are educated on products
• Assess if product promotional and training material being distributed is used optimally, and update where necessary
• Conduct regular training with all team members on products and relevant technologies
• Manage all phase outs of end-of-life products

4. Outcome
Managing special projects that expand the portfolio through strategic external partnerships

Key Responsibilities
• Research available product-related grants, working with finance team to apply to them
• Reach out to business partners and negotiate deals on special projects
• Oversee and supervise partner projects

5. Outcome
Ensuring all products launched satisfy customer demand

Key Responsibilities
• Gain a deep understanding of customer experience through pre and post rollout survey
• Work closely with the Sales team to define customer needs and a customer retention strategy focused on designing products that fulfil the customer needs

6. Outcome
Managing Supplier Relations

Key Responsibilities
• Monitor and negotiate best pricing, after sales support, payments and other supplier terms and conditions for new products
• Hold expertise in relevant product lines and suppliers
• Be the ‘go-to’ for all product queries
• Initiate the relationship with suppliers, and support operations and sales where necessary on commercialized products, to ensure an optimal and positive relationship
• Participate in appropriate industry events, conferences, or trade shows
• Establish and maintain a product database

Are you interested in becoming a Product Lead in Uganda? 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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Technical Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

JobnetAfrica has partnered with ENZA zaden in Tanzania to find them a highly hands-on Technical Manager who will improve their preventative maintenance schedules and who coordinates the technical team. This great opportunity is based in Arusha, the East African heart of the vegetable breeding and a beautiful location and is a family-owned business within a high-tech environment.

ENZA Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. They produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. Please check out the animation video as below.

For more than 80 years ENZA has been working with the best that nature offers. They support this with state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. That is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes up 6 to 10 years.

The results?

Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer.

ENZA Zaden’s strength? More than 2.000 passionate colleagues worldwide working together on the vegetables of tomorrow. Therefore, they continuously invest in knowledge and skills with the Enza Academy and under the flag of enzActive they organise various sports activities to stay healthy.

Interested? Please continue reading.

What are you going to do?
As Technical Manager you will be accountable for the operational day-to-day technical related activities at the station. Key responsibilities include flawless and timely execution of technical related tasks, ensure appropriate maintenance planning and effectuation at the station as well as improving the maintenance processes.

As Technical Manager you make sure all machines and technical installations are well kept and operational. Therefore, you will do necessary maintenance and repairs. You will also assist with the construction of buildings and implementation of installations. You will coordinate new installations and documentation. Additionally, you keep the workshop and all tools and equipment in good condition.

You will work closely with the technical staff and with external contractors in order to ensure the required uptime of the equipment and installations. Also, you manage the technical team and make sure that they are well trained. Ensuring that proper service level agreements are in place is also part of this position. You act as a creative problem solver for the technical department and work closely with technicians and workshop engineers.

Any other activities as keeping farm surroundings neat and tidy and work according to all health & safety and farm protocols will also be part of this position.

The Technical Manager will report to the Station Manager and has 3 direct and 32 people indirectly reporting to him / her. Total number of employees in Tanzania is appr. 280.

Your main responsibilities are;
• Supervise, lead and provide direction to the technicians and workshop engineers.
• Manage and improve the replacement of installations for optimalization of the process.
• Decide and prioritize on continuous improvement actions for the maintenance activities.
• Contract management.
• Planning of preventative maintenance and Ad hoc technical problem solving.
• Development and implementation of the maintenance software module.
• Train, coach and assist the technical team.
• Review, adjust and trains the team on health & safety protocols.
• Communicate to management the results and developments achieved by the department.
• Initiate and implement improvement actions projects at department level.

Your main tasks for the first year will be;
• Setting up and implementing a maintenance plan
• Expansion of the greenhouses
• Sorting out ad hoc things, and solve them in a structural manner
• Stock management and WMS

Your power;
You stimulate innovation and you are always open for ways to improve technical processes all in the right order of priority.

The ideal candidate will be a strong problem solver, have the ability to multitask in a high-tech environment, have an entrepreneurial mindset and approach to this position and its responsibilities.

You take initiative and you plan and prioritize your work efficiently. You are able to transfer your knowledge and skills to your team members and are flexible in dealing with cultural differences.

What we are looking for, you;
• have a bachelor’s degree in electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or comparable).
• have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a manager in in a comparable maintenance related environment.
• have at least 6–10-year international working experience.
• have strong leadership and (people) management skills.
• are al real motivator on innovation and process optimization.
• have professional proficiency in English.
• have affinity with horticulture.

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

Special job

Expiring: Feb 04, 2022

Public and Private Partnerships Manager , Mali

About MyAgro:
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2026 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro's founder and CEO here.

About the Role:
The Public and Private Partnerships Manager will play an important role in an organization-wide team focused on the strategic engagement of governments and non-governmental entities to create the institutional and financial conditions that can sustain and scale myAgro's model and reach more farmers. This will include working with high-level government officials and policymakers with the goal of raising the profile of myAgro, its senior staff and its expertise.

The Manager will work with senior staff in Senegal and across the organization to identify and engage a large and growing portfolio of government, institutional and non-governmental partners that provide support for myAgro to accomplish our mission. The Manager will report to the Country Director and will work with them to set strategy for specific geographies or thematic programs as part of an overall Partnership Strategy for myAgro Senegal.

You Will:
Provide expertise in the field of government engagement with emphasis on Senegal.
Represent myAgro and work with governmental and executive leaderships and cultivate partnership opportunities.
Initiate, engage, and maintain strategic partnerships with non-governmental organizations and institutions.
Develop a partnership strategy for building long-term institutional and financial support networks, and ensure that the plan is communicated to team members, local beneficiaries and partners.
Maintain knowledge of myAgro's program work to independently represent us, through written and oral communications, to a wide array of regional and national groups, including government.
Establish relationships with counterparts in the public and government agencies, and with user groups and representatives of civil society.
Prepare important myAgro senior staff to be representatives with government partners.
Oversee organizational risk management on important issues related to political, regulatory and policy trends. Write and share periodic activity reports with government agencies (agriculture, etc.) and authorities.
Organize and facilitate field visits for government agencies and authorities, and other partners including potential donors.
Keep a watch on political and governmental news, and press feeds.
You Have:
Fluency in English and French.
Experience and increasing responsibility in government relations, environmental policy and development assistance.
Knowledge of priorities, trends, and requirements in development assistance, strategic partners, and the policy goals of governments and multi-laterals.
Experience communicating and navigating the intricacy of the government system and protocol.
Have a great political sensitivity and understand the political and governmental environment in Senegal.
Bonus if you have knowledge of the Agricultural and technology sectors in Senegal.
Our Benefits:
Health insurance
Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year - varies slightly according to local labor laws
Retirement plan contributions
Professional development and laptop stipends
The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

Please apply here! https://myagro.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk0slvb?source=

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Expiring: Feb 28, 2022

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