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ENERGY ENGINEER IN MOZAMBIQUE , Mozambique

To further develop its activities, Enabel is looking for 1 (m/f):

Energy Engineer - MOZAMBIQUE

General information

Reference: MOZ/15/034-1
Location: Maputo
Contract duration: 60 months
Probable starting date: 1st of August
Monthly salary package: Level 2 – B417: between 5.288,28 euros and 7.524,32 euros (inclusive gross monthly salary and expat benefits: expat and hardship allowances). The salary depends on relevant experience.
Furthermore, our expatriate staff members are also offered customary expatriate benefits such as a (capped) housing allowance, a moving allowance, an installation allowance, a (capped) school allowance for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
The amounts disbursed will vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, the household’s composition and the fiscal situation.
Context

The Indicative Cooperation Program (ICP 2013-2017) between Belgium and Mozambique allocates a total grant envelope of 16 million € to the energy sector in Mozambique, split over two interventions:
Institutional and organizational strengthening and capacity development at the Ministry of Energy (CBMIREME)
Renewable Energy for Rural Development phase 2 (RERD2)

Both interventions will contribute to the economic productivity and social service delivery in rural Mozambique through the provision of sustainable, affordable and environment-friendly energy.
RERD II, whose budget amounts to 12M€, builds on the results of the first phase of the intervention and will contribute to increased access to energy in rural areas by investments in renewable energy systems and support mechanisms to ensure sustainability.
The partner organisation is FUNAE (Fundo de Energia). The institution is in charge of developing the use of renewable energy in rural areas.

To achieve this specific objective, RERD II will invest in three strategic axes:

Financing the construction of off-grid systems and demonstrate the most suitable management mode for those mini-grids. The intervention will focus on large mini-grids allowing for the productive use of energy.
Improving the technical and financial sustainability of the current systems in Mozambique
Improving FUNAE capacities, especially related to project management at central level and to planning and coordination at the level of the Delegation in the Provinces.
The geographic focus will be the province of Zambezia, with possible extension to Niassa and Manica depending on the security situation
Function

Under the supervision of the intervention manager, ensure the implementation of the technical part of the project.
The first two years will be dedicated to selecting the sites for the construction of mini-hydro power plants and finalizing the pre-feasibility, feasibility and tender dossier for the construction.
The following three years will be dedicated to the construction and the commissioning of the schemes and the set-up of a sustainable management system.
The engineer is also expected to take part and give useful inputs in the specific objectives 2 and 3, to improve the financial sustainability of current systems and to improve project management in FUNAE.
Profile

Required level of education
Hold a Master’s degree in engineering, preferably in the renewable energy sector or equivalent.

Required and/or desired experience
At least 5 years of relevant experience in the planning, design, construction and supervision of energy systems;
Experience in public procurement is required;
Experience in small hydropower systems is a strong asset;
Experience with the design and implementation of mini-grids is a strong advantage;
Overseas experience, of which part in sub-Sahara Africa is an advantage, knowledge of the country and/or experience working in Mozambique is a strong advantage.

Required mastery
Knowledgeable about energy access and rural electrification issues.
Skills and experience in capacity building activities and change processes.
Knowledge of common ICT-applications, GIS-software and modelling software is an advantage.

Behavioural aptitude
Team spirit and communication skills with colleagues and project partners of different social levels.
An analytical mind and a good technical writing and reporting capacity.
Adherence to Enabel’s values: commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity;
Very good negotiation skills, stakeholder consensus-building ability;
Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases);
Reasonable level of Portuguese and willing to learn
Very Good level of English
He/she will be in good health, and willing to travel frequently to remote areas.
He/she is sensitive to the cross-cutting issues of the Belgian cooperation (environment, gender, children’s rights and social economy).
Technology-savvy

Interested ?
Please apply no later than May 6 th 2018 via our website: https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs
If you have any further questions please contact us via humres@enabel.be

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MANAGING DIRECTOR IN GHANA , Ghana

Position: Managing Director
Location: Accra, Ghana
Travel: Approximately 50% international
Start Date: TBD

Background
Established in 2011, the Global Shea Alliance (www.globalshea.com) is a non-profit industry association with 450 members from 33 countries including women’s groups, brands and retailers, suppliers, and civil society. Through public private partnerships, the GSA promotes industry sustainability, quality practices and standards, and demand for shea in food and cosmetics.

Position Description:
The managing director leads a dynamic, multidisciplinary team to develop, scale, and execute the association’s agenda. The executive develops the association strategy through multi-stakeholder facilitation, manages implementation of all policies and projects, raises public and private funding to scale activities, oversees finances, and facilitates the governance structure.

Strategy
- Facilitate sustainability and quality working groups to develop member guidelines, standards, implementation models, and best practices.
- Coordinate member and stakeholder feedback on association activities.
- Propose new projects and course corrections at the level of working groups, executive committee, and general assembly.
- Achieve industry consensus of any proposed policy or activity.
- Oversee the development of the GSA sustainability program and related guidelines, implementation criteria, work streams, technical manuals, and research initiatives.
- Oversee the development and implementation of quality standards for shea kernels and butter.
- Launch global promotion working group to develop industry marketing activities.

Operations
- Recruit and manage a 10-person secretariat team based in Accra with specialties in sustainability, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising, partnership development, communications, and finance.
- Develop annual work plans and budgets for approval of executive committee and relevant donors.
- Ensure target completion of funded initiatives including warehouses, cooperative development, health and safety, environmental conservation, parkland management, and tree planting.
- Oversee monitoring and evaluation and best practice development for implemented activities.
- Manage relationships with key donors and private funding partners.
- Ensure compliance with donor contractual requirements.
- Oversee production and high-quality delivery of member and donor reports.
- Coordinate four international conferences and exhibitions in Africa, U.S., and EU to promote the industry and association activities.
- Oversee regular communication via website, newsletters, electronic mailings, and social media.
- Facilitate publication and dissemination of consumer and industry facing articles and videos.
- Oversee individual member advisory services and market linkage activities.
- Implement policy reforms to alleviate trade barriers related to food safety and identity regulations through legal interventions, multinational dialogue, and public private collaboration.
- Oversee implementation of industry research initiatives and publications.
- Represent association at high level industry and government forums.

Expansion
- Lead recruitment of new private members ensuring broad based geographical and stakeholder representation, with a particular focus on membership expansion of large category end-users of shea based products.
- Develop partnerships with existing members to implement existing policies and projects.
- Develop partnerships with public and private donors to raise funding and implement association policies related to sustainability, quality, and promotion.
- Oversee production of technical and cost proposals for new funding opportunities.
- Negotiate and sign contracts with donors.
- Lead growth of internal funds generated related to service provision.

Governance and Financial Management
- Coordinate executive committee activities including bi-annual meetings and finance, membership, and policy subcommittees.
- Ensure member and donor approval of all relevant activities.
- Facilitate the annual general assembly, annual report production, and associating voting processes.
- Authorize daily expenditures and oversee procurement procedures.
- Oversee production of monthly bank reconciliations, cash book production, variance analysis, and executive committee financial reports.
- Oversee and approval all donor financial reporting requirements.
- Oversee annual financial audit and publication of financial statements.

Preferred Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years of experience in a high-level leadership position with industry or civil society, preferably related to natural ingredient supply chains.
• Demonstrated ability to raise significant public and private funding for social and environmental initiatives.
• Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with industry stakeholders including food and cosmetic brands, ingredient suppliers, women’s groups, and non-profit organizations while ensuring anti-trust compliance and confidentiality of propriety information.
• Proven project management experience to implement large complex initiatives with multiple donors and partners.
• Proficiency with industry, consumer facing, and non-profit related communications.
• Background in multi-stakeholder facilitation.
• Background in non-profit management.
• Experience with rural development and women’s empowerment in Africa.
• Fluent in English.
• Proficient in French.

The motivation should include a brief paragraph outlining specific accomplishments related to relevant qualifications.

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

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Sediba is a five star private game lodge in the big five reserve Welgevonden. The lodge consists of 15 all-suites, accommodating a total of 30 guests. We give our guests the full safari experience including game drives in open jeep to diner in an unique ‘rock’ boma.

As from now, we are looking for a enthusiastic, hands on management couple who can deal with all the ins and outs of the lodge!

Some of the main tasks:
• Being the welcoming hosts/ guest contact point (check in/ out, problem solving)
• Managing reservations from A to Z
• Managing the staff (housekeeping, maintenance, F&B)
• Ordering/controlling F&B and lodge supplies
• Maintaining the suite/lodge/ vehicles/ property
• Guest relations and customer service (follow up)
• Plus many other tasks that involve running a lodge…

We offer:
• A dynamic and challenging job
• On site accommodation
• …..

We are looking for:
• Someone who is not afraid for challenges
• A representable and welcoming host
• Has experience in the hospitality sector
• A team player
• Who likes to be and has some experience with wildlife
• Someone who is responsible and honest
• Has strong communications skills

Are you interested in becoming a Management Couple in South Africa? 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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F&B Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

1. Duties
• Managing food and beverage operations within budget and to the highest standards
• Leading F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel

2. Job brief
We are looking for a professional food and beverage manager to be responsible for managing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience. The successful candidate will be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

3. Responsibilities
• Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
• Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service
• Design exceptional menus, purchase goods and continuously make necessary improvements
• Identify customers needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
• Lead F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
• Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures
• Provide a two way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
• Comply with all health and safety regulations
• Report on management regarding sales results and productivity

4. Requirements
• Proven food and beverage management experience
• Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
• Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
• Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
• Communication and leadership skills
• Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
• Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
• Guest-oriented and service-minded
• Culinary school diploma or degree in food service management or related field

Are you interested in becoming a F&B Manager in Rwanda? 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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Project Manager in Mozambique , Mozambique

Employment start: June 2018
Contract duration: 2 years with option of renewal
Place of work: Nampula in Mozambique. With frequent travel to all districts in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Lead the implementation of the Project “Horti-sempre” Phase II with the team of national professionals, funded by the Swiss Development Cooperation. The Project being implemented using the Inclusive Market approach.
• Integrating small farmers into value chains by strengthening market access;
• Supporting the creation of irrigation systems, underground dams as well as the integration of small animal and horticulture in value chain;
• Integrating women that need access to the skills and resources necessary to compete in agricultures markets
• Coordinating and preparing work plans, ensure the planning, reporting and implementation are made according to the Swisscontact guiding principles, rules, regulations and project documents;
• Ensuring efficient use of the financial resources and compliance with and reporting on the budget;
• Anticipating purchasing needs and oversee procurements to maintain compliance with donor regulations for procurement;
• Networking with other organisations such donors, consultants and other implementing organisations and represent Swisscontact’s interests towards partner organisations;
• Ensuring quality monitoring and results measurement and that all reports to donors are submitted in a timely manner;
• Actively supporting the region Central, East and Southern Africa with information on potential new projects.

Profile / Experience:
• At least 6 years of experience in a project management position in development cooperation, managing teams of minimum five people;
• Preferably education and experience in the field of agribusiness, agricultural economics and Private Sector Development in the agriculture sector, carried out under inclusion of the gender criteria’s;
• Participated in thematic conversations with local private and public partners, donors and international experts;
• Strong organizational, planning, managerial skills and experience working in inter-cultural teams and environments;
• Strong interpersonal, empathy, communication, motivation, presentation and moderation skills;
• Familiar with result-based project delivery and good report writing skills;
• Knowledge and experiences in Monitoring and Results Management is an advantage;
• Very good Portuguese communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

We especially encourage women to apply.

We offer you a challenging scope of duties with personal responsibility.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager in Mozambique? 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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JobnetAfrica is looking for Executive Search Associates to join our team.
We recruit and head hunt for international companies across different sectors around Africa. As our team members all are either based in Africa or have Africa living and working experience, we deliver great quality candidates to our clients.

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Passion for Africa? Love traveling and working independently? Become part of our enthusiastic team of Africa specialists.

The new colleagues we are looking for:
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* Must have a vast international network in (a part of) Africa
* Must be a sparkling personality, a master networker and be passionate about sales
* Must be an independent worker and have self-drive
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JobnetAfrica offers:
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* Website / IT (we constantly program new updates)
* Online marketing, social media, newsletters, LinkedIn headhunting techniques
* Content marketing, blogs
* Financial administration
* General administration
* Legal matters
* This is a remote working position, work from home and during travels
* Part time working optional
* Excellent financial structure (no cure no pay) and flexibility to work anytime anywhere

JobnetAfrica taking care of these aspects will give you the opportunity to fully focus on sales / recruitment / headhunting / networking and rapidly build a sustainable income for yourself. You can hit the ground running.

Interested? Hit the link 'Apply' below and come up with a great motivation of why you would like to join the JobnetAfrica lifestyle!

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Camp Manager in Zambia , Zambia

Established in 1998 Kiboko Safaris Malawi is offering high quality low priced camping, chalets and luxury
safaris into all the regions of Malawi. All the safaris are starting and ending in Lilongwe and can be
connected together to make the safari of your choice.

Kiboko’s idyllic eco-friendly tented safari camp is located on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking a busy wildlife crossing point. The tented camp has 10 luxury tents which can contain 20 guests at a time. On walking distance you will find shared toilet block, swimming pool and a bar. At present Kiboko is constructing a new campsite within the same area.

Job description:
The camp manager is end responsible for the tented camp. He / she will be living on the premises and is first point of contact for the guests. The manager has main responsibilities:
- Deliver excellent customer service at all times, ensuring guests comfort and safety
- Deal with all enquires in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
- Deal with customer complaints in a professional manner
- Entertaining and hosting, kitchen, tents and lunch area main areas of attention.
- Managing approximately 7 local staffmembers
- Checking the tents and kitchen on cleanliness on a daily base and check if all equipment is in order.

Main thing is to keep the customers satisfied whilst running all other work at the same time. A challenging job!

Requirements:
- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills, people manager
- Building and maintenance capacity recommended
- Others: Driver’s license

Profile:
Somebody that wants to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

Terms of employment:
- Food and accommodation
- 6 day workweek, 1 day off

Are you interested in becoming a Camp Manager in Zambia? 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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