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Country Manager Tanzania , Tanzania

Do you see yourself as being responsible for effective and successful management of a 4PL logistics service provider? Do you have the experience in a role which involves overseeing the operations within a country and ensuring an organisation is running with a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of customers?
Our client is a large 4PL logistics solution provider. We have been assigned to help them look for candidates who are strategic thinkers with the capability to continue to innovate and grow their locations across Africa.

Your key roles will include but not limited to:
• Overseeing the daily operations in country
• Introducing clear systems and processes to all aspects of the business to ensure the Company is poised for further growth
• Completing tender submissions and due diligence paperwork needed to get us registered with new clients
• Communicating clearly and effectively with the HQ
• Understanding clients' needs and problems and providing solutions using current and potential resources.
• Identifying new projects and strategic areas in which the employer should invest
• Managing a team of appr. 30 people and keep the operations going
• Deal with customer complaints rapidly
• Build and maintain business relationship with the Government
• Ensure that all internal inputs to operations is of the highest quality; HR, Finance, Sales and IT

Essential Skills:
• Leadership skills to motivate and inspire team members
• Clear communication skills ensuring clear and candid information
• Strong management skills ensuring efficient use of resources
• Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems
• Faultless administration skills ensuring accurate and efficient procedures
• Problem solving skills to ensure obstacle to progress are overcome

Qualifications:
• A minimum of University Graduate Degree in any relevant discipline or equivalent vocational experience in Transport / Logistics service support
• Experience in warehousing and general freight forwarding, trucking, airfreight and maritime & port operations
• Experience in mining industry (copper & cobalt) (preferable)
• Minimum of 5 years of Management experience
• Fluent in English

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

Expiring: Jan 02, 2020
Sales Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

1. Job Purpose

Reporting jointly to Manager – International Markets and the Local Partner, the key responsibilities would include developing & implementing business plans for the On Trade and Retail channel for ZMMI’s total portfolio, achieving volume and profit objectives as well as looking for opportunities to grow and develop the business in Zanzibar.

2. Working Relationships

Main Internal Relationships:
Key Account Managers, Warehouse team, Retail team, Local partners, Admin Assistant, and MMI Support teams (Customer Service, HR, Logistics etc)

Main External Relationships:
Hotel General Managers, other senior F&B team members

3. Key Position Accountabilities

The job holder is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following:

• To be the face of the business for key customer accounts with emphasis on the top performing customers, by visiting these customers on a quarterly basis and maintaining a positive relationship between ZMMI and these top performing customers
• Oversee and be responsible for all areas of the business which includes, the On Trade, Retail business, and overlooking the warehouse operations to ensure that all areas of the business are working in synergy and in line with business strategy
• Ensure high standards of retailing are maintained with regard to customer service, merchandising / range, systems & procedures and developing customer relationships
• Introduce innovative new promotional ideas to encourage customer footfall and increase retail business
• Maintain, adjust and improve the company Standard Operating Procedures to ensure that these are being rolled and adhered in a consistent manner
• Managing the performance and motivation of direct reports which includes; conducting performance appraisals where appropriate, practicing fair and dynamic rostering, developing professional growth plans and dealing with employee relations.
• Analyse forecast reports, and enter the appropriate information on a monthly basis in coordination with the Retail and On Trade team to ensure that accurate information is communicated to the UAE office
• Review proposed/suggested orders from the UAE office and submit to the Local Partners for execution to ensure a continuous flow of the right product, in the right amount in the warehouse and minimize wastage and over-supply
• Develop the annual business plan in coordination with the Line Manager and based on this business plan, create an operational plan to be executed within the business
• Work closely with local partner and build the existing relationship with MMI for mutual benefit of the shareholders.
• Providing monthly feedback on company performance, budget plan, operational plan, market performance, competitor analysis at the category/product/customer/agency level and provide accurate forecasts for all key product lines, by customer, to avoid out-of-stock scenarios
• Ensure Key Account Plans are in place at all accounts, and sales strategies are implemented to maximise product sales and achieve volume, revenue, investment, margins and budgets.
• Implement and execute an outlet journey plan, develop SMART objectives at account level driving incremental profit for the organization.
• Coordinate and support the Key Account Managers on collating and up-dating customer beverage lists, and writing bespoke outlet wine lists and provide wine training for all F&B staff maximizing company market share.
• Manage credit liability by suggesting reasonable credit terms and managing timely collections to ensure that account are paid on time
• Planning and scheduling annual calendar of activities which involves Trade visits from Key agencies, Customer events and Team activities and trainings
• Maintaining and following with the direct report responsible for active Social Media and Web Page communications, in line to our Brand values and personality
• Fulfilling and planning the necessary actions in order to achieve Key Agency Budgets
• Planning and monitoring ANP Budget and expenditure with the marketing team in Dubai provide cross charge information and reports on the same
• Monitor competitors’ activity and implement plans to ensure we stay ahead of competition.
• Perform other duties as requested by the Line Manager.

4. Dimensions and Statistics

• Area(s) of Operation: Zanzibar - the company reserves the right to reassign you to another area of work within reason. Such assignment may be temporary or permanent.
• Size of Team (Total Number of Employees): 10
• Direct Reports (Number): 4
• Indirect Reports (Number & Positions): Local Helper (x3), Local Driver
• Nature and Value of Financial Accountabilities: Zanzibar budget

5. Selection Criteria

Essential:
• Preferably graduate with business qualifications (or equivalent level) with emphasis on Sales & Marketing
• Ability to motivate and positively influence a multicultural team
• Good numerical ability and commercial acumen
• Retail experience
• At least 5 years of sales experience
• Excellent communication skills

Desirable:
• University Graduate
• WSET qualified

6. Critical Competencies

These are the competencies that the job holder will be evaluated on in accordance with the Performance Management processes:
• Customer Focus
• Leadership
• Passion
• Teamwork
• Knowledge and Skills
• Integrity
• Ownership
• Planning and Organising
• Influence
• Analytical Thinking
• Communication
• Interpersonal Skills
• Team Management
• Negotiation Skills

Are you interested in becoming a Sales Manager in Tanzania? 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: Nov 25, 2019
MANAGER SALES & OPERATIONS IN TANZANIA , Tanzania

We are Ajabu Adventures, a safari company located in Arusha, Tanzania. Our goal is to provide our guests with an unforgettable private safari experience in Tanzania. With pleasure we customize our journeys according to individual wishes and needs.
At short notice we are looking to welcome a new enthusiastic colleague in our team for the position


MANAGER SALES & OPERATIONS (full time)


Brief job description
- You empathize with the wishes and needs of the clients and based on those you send them a personalized offer.
- You are responsible for the reservations and bookings and for the further administrative processing.
- You make sure that everything before, during and after the safari proceeds perfectly.
- Your contact with clients and guides is crucial.

What do we expect from you?
- You speak English and Dutch fluently, orally and written.
- You are able to fulfill this position independently and you also like to work in a team.
- You have organizational talent and you are very customer oriented.
- You do your work with passion.
- You work easily with computer programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
- You live in Arusha or you are willing to move here.
- Experience in a similar position is an advantage.

Have we been able to excite you for this position and would you like to be a part of a small and dedicated team? Send an email with your motivation and CV to info@ajabu-adventures.com.

If you would like to receive more information about this position, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Gertjan Stegeman, CEO of our company. He is available on +255 784 722 497. If you call from abroad, we advise you to call via Whatsapp.
You can find more information about our company at www.ajabu-adventures.com

Are you interested in becoming a Manager Sales & Operations in Tanzania? 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: Oct 20, 2018
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPER IN TANZANIA , Tanzania

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. We implement Belgium’s international development policy.

With 14 country offices across the world, 1500 employees and an annual portfolio of approximately 220 million euros, we build a sustainable world where women and men live under the rule of law and are free to pursue their aspirations.

Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

To further develop its activities, Enabel is looking for a (m/f): Portfolio Developer – TANZANIA

Pursuant to this procedure, Enabel will hire 1 portfolio developer for Dar es Salaam and establish a recruitment pool.

Contract duration: 6 months (extendable)
Location: Dar es Salaam, regular assignments to the Brussels head office possible
Probable starting date: asap
Monthly salary package: Category 2 (B417) between 5.288,32 € and 7.524,32 € (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance).
There are also other advantages related to the expatriation such as cost of accommodation (with a maximum), removal and installation grant, school fees for the children who live with the employee (with a maximum), a package of insurances for all the family (included repatriation insurance), flight tickets once a year for all the family members who live with the employee.
The various paid amounts will vary according to the relevant experience recognised for the function, the family composition and the tax situation.

Context
In 2018, funds are earmarked for new governmental cooperation programmes in 5 countries (Benin, Palestine, Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal).
Since the Belgian development agency Enabel is now involved far more upstream in the programming cycle, it has become responsible for elaborating the country strategy as well as for developing the country portfolio under the framework of a multi-mode and multi-actor approach.
Furthermore, the Enabel strategy also stipulates that Enabel should develop third-party donor assignments in view of enhancing the local impact of the Belgian governmental cooperation programme.
In Tanzania, the preparation of the new programming cycle has started and Enabel is to elaborate the governmental cooperation strategy in 2018 and to then develop the Belgian governmental cooperation portfolio of interventions in the respective countries.

Function
Coordinate, under the authority of the Resident Representative of Enabel, in close collaboration with head office staff of Enabel and in consultation with the Belgian diplomatic post, the elaboration of the strategy and the country portfolio for governmental cooperation. Prepare the start-up of the portfolio and support the Resident Representative in exploring as well as establishing complementing assignments for other donors.

Therefore, (s)he will primarily:
1. Coordinate the editing of the country strategy from the first draft to the final document in order for Enabel to formulate an innovative country strategy proposal, founded on an overall vision of development, the latest international trends and the opportunities that allow Belgium to strengthen its presence in the region concerned and exploit the synergies between Belgian public and private actors under the framework of a comprehensive country strategy.

2. Coordinate the elaboration of the country portfolio concerned for the period concerned in order for Enabel to present a country portfolio based on a set of operational and strategic partnerships (public/private actors who are fit for purpose) and innovative instruments.

3. Put in place a consistent and complete process in order to ensure optimal start-up of interventions of the country portfolio.

4. Support the Resident Representative of Enabel, with the assistance of Enabel (partner country and head office) colleagues, in prospecting, negotiating and concluding agreements and contracts and set up complementing interventions financed by third-party donors in order to strengthen the Enabel portfolio of interventions and to enhance the impact of the governmental cooperation programme of Belgium in the country concerned.

Profile

Required level of education
• Hold a Master’s degree

Required and/or desired experience
• At least 5 years’ experience in the design (‘formulation’) or having had final responsibility of interventions in bilateral/governmental cooperation;
• Professional relevant experience in the country or region is an asset.

Required mastery
• Proven knowledge of the private sector;
• Proven responsibility in innovative strategy development and decision-making;
• Excellent theoretical and operational understanding of Results-based management and risk management;
• Excellent understanding of the Fit for purpose concept and its application in country strategy decision-making;
• Good knowledge of strategy planning and country programme elaboration processes;
• Knowledge of design (‘formulation’) and establishment of intervention dossier processes is an asset;
• Broad and in-depth insight in all aspects of development cooperation;
• Good knowledge of the governmental cooperation context;
• Knowledge of other donors’ modalities and procedures is an asset.

Behavioural aptitude
• Adherence to Enabel's values: commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity;
• Very good negotiation skills, stakeholder consensus-building ability;
• Solid English writing skills (for Tanzania);
• Excellent time and team manager with a participatory approach;
• Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases);
• Proficient in English and French;
• At least passive knowledge of Dutch (understanding).

Are you interested in becoming a Portfolio Developer in Tanzania? 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: Apr 02, 2018
Access to Finance Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Description
Heifer Project International (HPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FUNCTION
The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Access to Finance Manager, under the guidance of the EAYIP Country Program Manager, will facilitate access to finance for youth entrepreneurs to start or expand businesses, He or she will be the focal point person for the design and regular review of financial access strategies and modules. The incumbent will be responsible for building financial “partnerships”, develop/roll-out relevant financial solutions, and provide financial advisory services. S/he will also perform a strategic analysis of the financial landscape, work with Financial Institutions (FIs) to develop financial products and services appropriate to target groups and in managing post-investment risk.

ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS
Energetic, Positive, Collaborative

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES

Program Effectiveness (50%)
- Provide technical guidance on access to finance-related issues and work with “partners” to ensure the design and delivery of financial literacy training program to EAYIP’s beneficiaries and Business Development services (BDS) providers.
- Promote and facilitate the access to savings accounts by youth, and advise youth in the creation of savings and credit groups, when relevant
- Work closely with financial institutions to develop youth-friendly financial products and services while building their capacity to borrow
- Build capacity of youth savings groups to develop bankable business plans and facilitate access to credit.
- Increase financial literacy for the youth
- Coordinate and support the youth to develop bankable business plans and facilitate access to credit.
- Design appropriate financial curriculum and materials

DELIVERABLES
- Assist youth groups in designing teasers/investor documents/business plans/business presentations and any additional data requests by the Financial Institution.
- Perform analysis of current supply and demand of financial solutions for youth, smallholder farmers, SMEs
- Develop and update Access to Finance strategy.
- Identify investment opportunities in the value chains and coordinate and support business strategies and plans for the clients
- In collaboration with implementing “partner” organizations, design monitoring and evaluation framework and ensure that key indicators for access to finances are monitored
- Supervise the design and delivery of training programs in accounting, loan application processes, product pricing and marketing, business management to the implementing “partners” and the youth
- Train youth and Producer Business Groups (PBGs) on uses of agricultural credit, and bank staff on crop profitability, crop cycles and risks and basic financial management and commerce
- Train youth and PBGs on requirements to access credit and foster links with a financial institution loan scheme
- Design appropriate finance training curriculum, review of existing materials, development database, and compile financial access case studies
- Management and Compliance (30%)
- Monitor the implementation of the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) by HPIs financial “partners” in Tanzania
- Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and procedures of donors

DELIVERABLES
- Report on the status of the RFL on a monthly basis.
- Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual investment and business performance reports.
- Manage and control EAYIP investment advisory activities within a set budget
- Ensure periodic project reviews are conducted, with learnings documented and shared.
- Compile and analyze monitoring data for loan disbursements to the youth groups and PBGs

“Partnership” and Engagement (20%)
- Network with local financial Institutions and value chain players
- Represent EAYIP in various stakeholder meetings, workshops, conferences, and shared learning events.

DELIVERABLES
- Develop and implement plans for multi-stakeholders’ engagement and learnings.
- Regularly work with financial Institutions on access to finance component, including joint planning meetings, harmonizing work schedules and joint field visits
- Work with Financial Institution on identifying and addressing barriers to youth, smallholder/SME lending and develop financial products and/or solutions.
- Develop relationships with financial institutions and the private sector to facilitate access to finance and market linkages.
- Produce various technical reports in collaboration with implementing “partners” for sharing with stakeholders in the country
- Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
- This will be dependent on the specific duties assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree plus seven (7) years of relevant financial program experience in development work in Tanzania.
- Specialized training in community mobilization, business development, and rural financial services is required

Preferred Requirements:
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Enterprise development or related field from a reputable university
- For profit business experience at a leadership.
- Seven years of field experience in implementing community development projects including financial access, integration of farmer groups into formal banking, savings and lending and income generation activities in Tanzania or East Africa
- Excellent networking and liaison skills.
- Excellent writing skills, including report writing.
- Ability to plan and yet accommodate unexpected tasks.

Most Critical Proficiencies
- Clear understanding of financial investment opportunities for youth groups
- Knowledge of youth workforce development issues especially in the rural communities of the East Africa region.
- Good understanding of gender dynamics in development, particularly among young people.
- Proven project management, motivational skills and with the ability to train youth
- Good understanding of the different value chains within the agricultural sector.
- Strong teamwork, training mentoring and coaching skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with “partners” and local governments.
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills as well as familiarity with financial accounting required;
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in facilitating development of value chain- level business plans.
- Fluency in English (knowledge of other languages spoken in Tanzania is a plus).
- Exceptional writing skills.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically, regionally and internationally as required.
- Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred) and Internet.
- Good communication and presentation skills; pay attention to details.
- Coaching skills including training, delegation, and presentation;
- Flexible and able to adapt to field logistics constraints

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
- Preparing and presenting documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
- Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to incorporate innovative solutions
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work cooperatively, tactfully and diplomatically with culturally diverse groups of people.
- Willingness and ability to assign and review the work of direct reports and to use participatory management skills with junior and senior staff.
- Proven team leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to train and work cooperatively with a diverse staff.
- Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues and the general public.
- Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout Tanzania and other EAYIP project sites.
- May require constant sitting; working at a computer and focusing for extended periods of time and performing office environment activities while on the road and/or in remote conditions.
- Working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
- Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks with little supervision while meeting sometimes inflexible deadlines.

Are you interested in becoming an Access to Finance Manager in Tanzania? 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: Sep 17, 2019
Country Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Our client, a player in the gaming industry, is looking for an experienced Country Manager to join the team and who provides leadership in the development of short and long-term strategic financial and commercial objectives of the different 0perations.

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the country manager will report to the Project Manager Operations Africa, and will assume a strategic role in the overall management of the respective country.

Responsibilities
• Responsible to oversee and expand the company operations in the country.
• Lead the online and offline expansion of the company's presence in the assigned market.
• Co-ordinate with other departments to ensure that marketing and promotions run smoothly and are a success.
• Responsible to provide accounts, budgeting and other financial statements to Group headquarters.
• Responsible for HR and administration of the operation.
• Relations with major Telecoms for mobile money solutions services as well as Gaming Boards, Banks, media and other external partners.
• Set KPIs and track their success
• Provide top customer service to the company's users

Minimum Qualifications
• Business Administration and MBA
• Experience in a similar position, previous experience in Africa is valued.
• Hard-working and willing to see projects through from conception to creation
• 2+ years experience in ecommerce is a plus.
• Experienced managing teams (20 to 30 employees)
• Experienced influencing stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
• Strong English skills is a MUST. French and/or Swahili is a plus.

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

Expiring: Jul 20, 2019
Country Project Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Heifer Project International (HPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Function
The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Country Project Manager, under the guidance of the EAYIP Project Director with dotted line reporting to the Country Director of HPI, through its branch office in Tanzania (Heifer Tanzania), will provide overall leadership to staff and other EAYIP “partners” in the implementation of all components of EAYIP in Tanzania, leading to the transformation and empowerment of youth participating in the market through employment and/or value chain activities. This will include overseeing all project activities; producing related reports on project progress; supervising and appraising the performance of EAYIP country office staff; monitoring project budgets, administrative, logistics and material resources and coordinating EAYIP country learning events and ensuring timely project implementation and delivery of outcomes. The Manager will also be responsible for preparing and maintaining long-range annual plans and budgets, as well as developing the appropriate monitoring and evaluation framework to ensure that all outcomes are achieved.

Essential Character Traits
Energetic, Positive, Collaborative, Values-Oriented, Enthusiastic

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Program Effectiveness (50%)
- Accountable for planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating the project within the country in an effective, efficient and timely manner

DELIVERABLES
- Prepare annual operational plan and budget in collaboration with the project team.
- In “partnership” with implementing “partner” organizations, design a monitoring and evaluation framework and ensure that key indicators are monitored.
- Organize country stakeholder workshops and conferences to share experiences and lessons learned.
- Coordinate and support the implementation of youth-focused training programs aimed at improving social, life and vocational skills in the identified value chains.
- Implement an exit strategy that will provide sustainability of the impact created through EAYIP.
- Oversee the progress of all project objectives within the country and provide direction and guidance to ensure that planned targets are achieved.
- Ensure that social capital and values-based holistic community development (VBHCD) are mainstreamed in the project at all levels.

Management and Compliance (30%)
- Accountable for ensuring that the project’s administrative, human resource and finance functions are timely, efficient and in compliance with HPI’s global, area and country-level policies and procedures within the framework of local law

DELIVERABLES
- Ensure that project staff work closely with the Heifer Tanzania country program and EAYIP regional office teams to ensure that contracts, other legal documents and financial statements are processed appropriately.
- Submit timely reports to country program and EAYIP regional offices as required.
- Carry out annual staff appraisals for staff under his/her supervision.
- Ensure that periodic project reviews are conducted, with learnings documented and shared.
- Supervise expenditure control within the budgets.
- Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and procedures of donors.
- Ensure proper maintenance and use of assets.
- Inspire, mentor and manage staff to achieve project goals.

Partnership and Engagement (15%)
- Accountable for networking and representing EAYIP with the host country government, national and regional research organizations, private sector and international organizations

DELIVERABLES
- Develop and implement plans for multi-stakeholders’ engagement and learning.
- Monitor the work of HPI’s local “partners” and ensure that they are compliant with the activities agreed upon in the teaming agreements.
- Work with local governments to identify and address social and economic barriers to increasing youth participation, especially young women, in the agricultural sector.
- Develop relationships with financial institutions and the private sector to facilitate access to finance and market linkages.
- Produce various technical reports in collaboration with implementing “partners” for sharing with stakeholders in the country.
- Represent EAYIP in various stakeholder meetings, workshops, conferences and shared learning events.

May perform other job-related duties as assigned (5%)

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree plus seven (7) years of relevant experience in development work in Tanzania.

Preferred Requirements
Master’s Degree or equivalent in the fields of Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Rural Development, Enterprise Development or a related field

Required Experience

Most Critical Proficiencies
- Knowledge of income and expense budget preparation and monitoring.
- Knowledge of youth workforce development issues especially in rural communities of the East Africa region.
- Good understanding of gender dynamics in development, particularly among young people.
- Good understanding of the different value chains within the agricultural sector.
- Strong leadership, teamwork, mentoring and coaching skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with HPI’s headquarters (HQ), donors, “partners” and local governments.
- Fluency in English (knowledge of other languages spoken in Tanzania is a plus)
- Exceptional writing skills.
- Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout Tanzania and other EAYIP project sites.
- Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred) and Internet.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands
- Ability to prepare and present documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
- Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to incorporate innovative solutions.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work cooperatively, tactfully and diplomatically with culturally diverse groups of people.
- Willingness and ability to assign and review the work of direct reports and to use participatory management skills with junior and senior staff.
- Proven team leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to train and work cooperatively with a diverse staff.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically, regionally and internationally as required
- Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues and the general public.
- May require constant sitting; working at a computer and focusing for extended periods of time and performing office environment activities while on the road and/or in remote conditions.
- Working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
- Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks with little supervision while meeting sometimes inflexible deadlines.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Project Manager in Tanzania? 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: May 22, 2019
Rice Farm Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Our client is a well recognized and established company in Tanzania dealing in a wide range of businesses. We are looking to recruit a key manager for its Rice Estate.

Post: Rice Farm Manager
With over 8000 acres of rice farmland available with systematic flood irrigation, our client is on search for a Rice Farm Manager. This position is responsible for overseeing all processes in rice production meaning from plantation to harvest.

This exciting opportunity is suited to candidates looking for a challenging but rewarding work environment. The ideal candidate should at a minimum have the following experience:
- At least ten years experience in large scale rice farm management.
- Proven ability of lowering cost of production without lowering yield expectations thus increasing profit.
- Ability to manage, train and develop other field officers in achieving projected targets on yield.
- Proven Experience in production costs and stock control.

Job Description
1) Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as land preparation, sowing, transplanting, maintaining, irrigation, chemical and fertilizer application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping.
2) Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, storage and trading departments
3) Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
4) Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
5) Records information, such as production, farm management practices and prepares financial and operational reports.
6) Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
7) Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
8) Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.
9) Inspects orchards and fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage from weather.
10) Plans and directs development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
11) Advise on purchases of machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
12) Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers.
13) Enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
14) Evaluates financial statements and makes budget proposals.
15) Undertake general management of non production related matters of the farm like cleanliness, and organization.
16) Draw up a budget for expenses and compare periodically and take corrective actions
17) Explore and discuss ways to improve efficiency in all operations
18) Should be responsible for maintaining relationship with various stakeholders in the industry.
19) Responsible for all farm staffs locating, training, and supervision
20) Responsible for day-to-day farm operational decisions
21) Act as a leader within the company
22) Reports to the General Manager and Resident Director

We are looking for a candidate of a practical nature, good team player, has plenty of energy and is able to work under pressure. English speaking and good communication skills would be an advantage.

Work permit, relocation and housing allowance will be included in this package for a successful candidate.

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

Expiring: Sep 20, 2018

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