Saturday, 27 May 2017

Job Opportunity at ABEA, Marketing Manager

Ilala, Gerezani Dar Es Salaam
1.0 Introduction
Animal Breeding East Africa Ltd (ABEA), is a private company incorporated in Tanzania. ABEA provide services and products to the farmers to help them improve their livestock and profits from farming. ABEA is a new company but with strong local and international partners and solid long term contracts to deliver. The successful applicant will be based in Dar es Salaam, and will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

2.0 General position objective
The management wishes to recruit dynamic, results oriented and committed individual who can drive marketing programs to maximize company sales and deliver on its industry mandate.

3.0 Key responsibilities
• Conducting market research and disseminating market information to relevant stakeholders and customers.
• Participating in innovative branding and development of promotional activities for ABEA.
• Establishing and managing database on market information and development partners.
• Identifying market opportunities and advising ABEA management accordingly.
• Communicating with target audiences and managing customer relationships.
• Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters, flyers, newsletters, e-newsletters and DVDs in liaison with relevant officers.
• Arranging the effective distribution of ABEA marketing materials.
• Organizing and attending events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions.
• Contributing to and developing sales and marketing plans and strategies and evaluating their effectiveness.
• Sourcing advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the press or on the radio.
• Responsible for obtaining profitable results from the sales team through providing leadership and monitoring their performance.
• Assist in developing relevant training materials and provide training to the artificial insemination technicians.
• Maintain regular contacts with key stakeholders, e.g. in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries plus other industry organizations.
• Stimulate or support industry initiatives that may create demand for ABEA products and services.
• Promote ABEA products and services to livestock keepers and ensure that agreed orders are supplied on schedule.
• Assist with distribution of the information to the target market via the website, printed material, or e-mailed to technicians.
• Regularly update ABEA’s website.
• Manage the farmer education programme and ensure that the set targets are met.

4.0 Competencies and specifications
4.1 Experience
• Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: Marketing, Business Administration/ Management, Commerce (marketing), Entrepreneurship or its equivalent from a reputable institution.
• Served in a senior sales and/or marketing position in a busy organization.
• Should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a busy sales and marketing department.
• Worked as a team manager and business development in an organization dealing with livestock or pharmaceutical products.
• Good communication, customer care and public relations skills.
• Ability to travel country wide and the regions to meet customers.
• Proven ability to formulate and successfully implement marketing plans and strategies is essential.
• Knowledge of cattle breeding sector is valuable.
4.2 Personal qualities
• Leadership qualities.
• Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• High ethical standards.
• Excellent inter-personal skills.
• Ability to foster a high level of performance in the business team

5.0 Application Instructions
Please send your application and supporting documents to copying by 31st May 2017.

The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. All applications will be evaluated equally and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
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2 Job Opportunities at KP Professional Services, Branch Administrators (x2)

Ilala, Kariakoo Dar Es Salaam
i. Attend guests by providing all necessary information and assistance regarding KPS and PSPTB services.
ii. Perform various clerical duties.
iii. Prepare and send report to head office on daily basis.
iv. Schedule review classes time table and supervise its execution.
v. Ensuring all students pay registration and tuition fees on time.
vi. Pay instructors based on KPS Instructor’s payment scheme.
vii. Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Holder of Procurement and Supply Management Foundation Certificate (PSMFC) or Diploma in Procurement or related profession with intensive knowledge on PSPTB Services.
  • Registration with PSPTB will be added advantage.
  • Must reside in Mwanza or Dodoma.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience using windows operating system and software such as MS word, MS excel, Internet Explorer or e-mails.
  • Basic knowledge of the campus and campus services


All applications should be sent to

Before 30th June 2017

Clearly indicate area of residence.
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Job Opportunity at Caliber logistics Ltd, Insurance Manager

Kinondoni, Kijitonyama Dar Es Salaam
Insurance Manager Responsible for supervising operations within an insurance practice. Manages adjusters, investigators, and appraisers. Insures claims are processed in a timely manner and resolves issues that arise during process. . Position will be based DAE ES SALAAM, KIJITONYAMA office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Process and review insurance documentation and ensure all documents
are complete.
Take payments from customers and process them
Maintain office supply inventory.
Customer Services to include answering phones, greeting customers.
Serve as a back-up for other jobs as necessary
Gain in-depth and thorough understanding of insurance field
File and maintain customer insurance files. This information is
personal and confidential. Travel may be required.
Manage operations and productivity at an insurance company.
Create and modify procedures and documents related to policies.
Assist in claims management.
Identify and analyze risks associated with policies.
Achieve target budgets.
Minimize risk of financial loss.
Obtain and oversee company insurance or related funds that management
uses to cover costs such as disability benefits or lawsuits.
Direct information for claimants.
Preside over claims investigations.
Review insurance policies.
Manage insurance data for reports.

Diploma / degree in Insurance, risk management


Exceptional Administrative skills are needed, in addition to at least
3 year of progressive work
Experience in an Insurance institution or other like position. Strong
computer skills with Experience in automated systems required.
Personal requirements:

Requires an individual with strong organizational ability who manages time and priorities well. Ability to be precise and accurate. Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Assertiveness with a tactful, direct approach is necessary. Possess the ability to exercise critical thinking, problem solving and judgment. Must work well independently and as a member of the caliber Logistics Team. Must maintain strict confidentiality at all times, both in and out of the workplace.

Apply for this job
P.O Box 66526
Dar es Salaam

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Friday, 26 May 2017

Job Opportunity at CVPeople Africa, Senior Business Advisor

NGO, Dodoma,Frequent travel throughout Dodoma region with occasional travel to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Business Advisor to join a team of excellent professionals. The ideal candidate is expected to implement the day-to-day activities of the expected program. The Senior Business Advisor will be responsible for the development of the business cases and implementation of the support strategies developed by the program. Additionally s/he will provide support to M&E and reporting activities to ensure that key program data are being captured and written into narrative reports.

Job Description

  • Identify key stakeholders in the sunflower value chain and support initiatives to establish market linkages, networks and partnerships between them
  • Identify the areas of support that would maximize local added value and creation of income and employment opportunities in the sunflower sector in Tanzania
  • Identify areas with inclusive business potential to establish market linkages, networks and win-win partnerships between small local stakeholders and large businesses (foreign and domestic)
  • Support the M&E Specialist to gather data necessary for reporting and evaluation purposes
  • Support preparation of narrative reports for submission to the donor
  • Monitor interaction with important stakeholders and develop and sustain trust-based relationships with key personnel in government and the processors, seed companies, financial institutions, NGOs, farmers and other industry stakeholders in the areas of operation
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by your manager

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Job Opportunity at BBC World Service

Head of East Africa Languages

The BBC World Service is expanding its multimedia operations in Africa by doubling the number of language services from six to 12 and investing in modern TV and Digital production facilities.

Three of the new language services, Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya will serve our audiences in Ethiopia and Eritrea. They will be based in Nairobi from where the BBC produces programmes for Kiswahili and Somali speaking audiences.

The BBC is looking for a creative and progressive leader to coordinate and oversee all editorial activities in East Africa and the Horn of Africa.

Role Responsibility

As the Head of East Africa you will act as the editorial reference point for WS Languages and programmes serving audiences in East and Horn of Africa. You will provide dynamic, thoughtful and inspiring editorial leadership and managerial direction to all language service editors for the region as well as jointly line manage TV and Digital video production teams in the region.

In close coordination with the Regional Editor BBC Africa you will provide strategic leadership of the BBC as a whole in the region, ensuring that this is done in accordance with World Service Group strategic priorities and demonstrating value for money.

You will be part of BBC Africa’s senior management and will represent the BBC internally and externally where required.

The Ideal Candidate

A senior and creative leader you will have proven experience of leading sizeable teams through change, motivating and developing them along the journey. You will have knowledge and understanding of the digital media market in the region and demonstrable senior experience of journalism in the digital field and with strong digital production skills and the ability to spot gaps in the market to develop opportunities for the BBC.

Fluent spoken and written English and knowledge of any of the BBC’s broadcast languages for East and Horn of Africa is desirable but not mandatory.

Package Description

Job Title: Head of East Africa Languages

Division: World Service Group, Languages

Reports to: Regional Editor, BBC Africa

Base: Nairobi, Kenya

About The Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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Job Opportunity at ABT Associates, Finance & Administrative Assistant

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Nyamagana Mwanza

Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Africa Indoor Residual Spraying 2 (AIRS 2) Project. The PMI AIRS Project supports the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), as well as USAID Missions and Bureaus with malaria programs outside the PMI focus countries, in planning and implementing IRS programs with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria in Africa by enhancing USAID’s ability to implement IRS programs on the ground through cost-effective commodities procurement and logistics systems, access to technical expertise, and implementation of IRS in countries affected by malaria.

Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the project’s operations in Mwanza, Tanzania. Brief descriptions and qualification requirements for open positions are listed below.

Under the supervision of the Accountant, the Finance Assistant 7 / Finance & Administrative Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and financial support to the AIRS 2 Project Office in Tanzania.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist the Accountant with the timely submission of the ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
  • Scan and upload all financial documents into Abt’s webbased accounting software, ISMS
  • Assists the Accountant with preparation of payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
  • Assists the Accountant with preparation and upload of MPESA files, including working with regional offices to verify missing or miscoded phone numbers, typing excel sheets and verifying sign in sheets.
  • Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing, and mailing.
  • Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files, project deliverables, project reports , and minutes of meetings.
  • Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, the client, other partners, and stakeholders.
  • Assist staff in the process of completing Timesheets and completing Advance and Travel Expense Reports.
  • Make logistical arrangements for project staff traveling outside their region or for international visitors as needed.
  • Prepare and send pouches to District Region(s) as needed.

Qualification requirements include the following:

  • (3+) years of experience and Secondary School (minimum), or a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field (desirable).
  • Prior experience in office administration.
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
  • Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
  • Preference for candidates who have experience that relates to USAID-funded projects or other international development experience.
  • Fluency in English
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Job Opportunities at Family Health International (FHI360), Administration and Finance Officer

Administration and Finance Officer

Kinondoni, Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, FHI 360 is seeking suitable candidates for the position of Administrative/Finance Officer to be based in Tabora (1), Mwanza (1) and Iringa (1).

Main responsibilities include managing office support operations and providing administrative and financial management support to the Zonal Office.
Key position elements include: administrative support to the office; financial monitoring of activities; coordination of logistics for the Zonal team; and management and processing of all associated forms and data at the Zonal Office.

Specific Duties:

  • Providing support to and coordinating project financial and administrative activities within FHI360 and USAID guidelines and regulations.
  • Ensuring accurate keeping of all accounting records for the zonal office.
  • Preparing payment vouchers and other related financial documentation as needed.
  • Responsible for the filing of payment vouchers, supporting documentations, workshop and travel retirements
  • Ensuring continuous flow of funds to Zonal office.
  • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinating all administrative support services for the field office (as relevant).
  • Coordinating logistical organization of Zonal workshops/seminars/conferences and trainings for partners and clients.
  • Preparing workshops schedule/payment to participants and retire same for review by the Financial Accountants.
  • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.
  • Coordinate all travel details/logistics for the project staff, consultants and other project visitors including booking hotel accommodations and arranging for airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Coordinate all records and storage of supplies for the Zonal office.

Position Requirements:
BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration with 1-3 years’ relevant experience; OR Advanced Diploma in similar field with 3-5 years’ relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded organizations.
  • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations is an advantage
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Routine coordination with FHI360 employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.

How to apply:
Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360
P.O. Box 78082
Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline 31 May 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Job Opportunity at Family Health International (FHI360), Human Resources and Administration Officer

Human Resources and Administration Officer

Kinondoni, Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, FHI 360 is seeking suitable candidates to fill in the position of Human Resources & Administration Officer (1 ) , based in Dar es Salaam.

Job Summary:
The position will provide support in the areas of recruitment, staff benefits, staff development, HR Information Systems (HRIS), and employee relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Human Resources Team in ensuring timely action in the execution of important HR tasks including recruitment, staff benefits, staff development, HRIS and employee relations
  • Preparing and ensuring an orientation program in place for newly appointed staff
  • Establishing necessary tracking tools to ensure full compliance of established HR policies rules and regulations, including for leave management and monthly updates of staff lists
  • Ensuring distribution of policy manuals and communication of policies and procedures
  • Administering Staff benefits including Health Insurance and Pension/Social Security
  • Ascertain Staff development needs and identify appropriate training for staff
  • Undertaking field visits to address HR issues in the field for reporting to the HR Lead
  • Filing of HR documents systematically and maintaining confidentiality of HR files
  • Assist in ensuring all administrative systems and process are highly reliable and efficient.
  • Managing inventory of assets in collaboration with the Finance Department and in accordance with FHI360 and USAID regulations
  • Identifying issues related to the delivery of administration services and take action to coordinate and resolve them appropriately.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences with 3-5 years’ relevant experience; OR Advanced Diploma in similar field with 5-7 years’ relevant experience.
  • Proficient knowledge in HR and Administration Management. Experience of HR in the international development organization is an advantage.
  • Excellent understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Capability to execute assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal; Able to communicate well with all levels of people.
  • Skills for exercising diplomacy and tact in follow-up of requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to carry out duties with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics; Must maintain confidentiality in the execution of duties and responsibilities
  • Possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity
  • Able to maintain standards of conduct; use sound judgement while performing duties.

How to apply:
Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:
Human Resources Department, FHI360
P.O. Box 78082
Dar es Salaam

Deadline 31 May 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Job Opportunity at FHI 360, Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Kinondoni, Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, FHI 360 is seeking suitable candidates to fill in the position of Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to be based in Dar es Salaam.
Position Summary: Responsible for providing a broad range of high level administrative/logistical support to the Country Office/Projects and FHI360 International/Global offices. Assisting in managing office support operations. Additionally-executing responsibilities that assist the office of the Country Lead; and other Directors as needed. Responsible for managing the front office desk and acts as the first point of contact for the office for a wide range of visitors and ensuring adequate protocol is followed. Dealing with all visitors in a professional and courteous manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Reception, including screening of visitors; incoming telephone calls;
  • Receiving and controlling incoming correspondence
  • Arranging travel and preparing associated documentation for the office staff
  • Arranging transportation for staff
  • Providing administrative support to the Country Lead’s office as well as other Directors.
  • Maintaining and managing the Country Lead’s daily calendar
  • Managing flow of information and request received by the Country Lead/Directors including invitations; meeting agendas etc.
  • Maintaining effective information management systems (e.g. hard copy filing, electronic filing systems, databases etc.) to support the efficient operations.
  • Serve as focal person for organization/coordination of workshops/conferences/meetings
  • Coordinating all logistics pertaining hotel accommodation for staff travelling within and outside the country; and for incoming international visitors.
  • General Office Support Services

Position Requirements

  • Diploma in related field with 1-3 years working experience in a related position. Experience and understanding of the NGO sector will be an added advantage.
  • Significant experience in providing high level executive support in a professional manner.
  • Experience of coordinating both local and international travel including obtaining of visas.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and diplomatically in English and Kiswahili – verbally and in writing.
  • Experience in handling confidential information appropriately.
  • Courteous and customer focused, experience of service provision. Experience and ability to work interactively and proactively with other members of the team, managers and staff.
  • Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision, using initiative and judgment to adapt solutions to meet situational needs.
  • Proven ability to work in a disciplined and organized fashion, under pressure, with conflicting priorities and across time zones.
  • Ability to work irregular hours when working to deadlines
  • Proven competency in team work
  • In depth knowledge of working practices and procedures and with equipment relevant to the role e.g. PCs, email, Microsoft Office etc.
  • Computer literate (MS WORD, Power Point, Excel).
  • Strong inter-personal relationship skills.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards.

How to apply:
Send your Application, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to:

Human Resources Department, FHI360
P.O. Box 78082
Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline 31 May 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Job Opportunity at CVPeople Africa, Team Leader

Dodoma Mjini Dodoma

Ensure that the scope and projected impacts of the program strategy are clearly defined and understood by all team members
Ensure sufficient resources are mobilized (e.g. financial, human and information) to deliver on the work plan activities
Manage negotiations where required with current or interested buyers or financiers in the sunflower sector.
Liaise with NGO's experts from other value chains to understand the approach and business model that has had success in driving scalable impact
Understand all reporting requirements (donor as well as internal to the NGO)
Support the M&E Manager and Manager, Technical Speciality Areas in ensuring that all necessary data is accurate and gathered in a timely manner
Ensure spending is in line with the donor-approved budget.
Ensure activities carried out are in accordance with NGO's, as well as donor, requirements
Lead interaction with important stakeholders at the national level.
Develop and maintain close working relationships with key personnel in government
Develop and maintain close working relationships with key personnel in governmen

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Job Opportunity at Knight Support, Zonal Sales Representatives

Zonal Sales Representatives

Kinondoni, Kinondoni Dar Es Salaam

Job purpose – To maximize product sales within outlets, many of which are licensed traders, through systematic and efficient sales coverage, disciplined delivery with optimum availability, stock level/control and strong retailer relationships.

Hours – Mon to Frid 8am-5pm, Sat 8am to 1230
Or Mon to Fri 1pm to 9pm; Sat 8am to 1230
Candidates must be able to be flexible in working hours due to the parameters of the sales duties.
Location – Dar es Salaam; some travel may be required to attend customers up country.

Candidates - Must be Tanzanian, Speak and write Kiswahili and English fluently. Ages of 25 and upwards.
Education requirement – College or University certification in Sales or Management preferred however a 2 year higher educational institution certification or other professional qualification would be accepted.

Critical Skill Requirements -
Must possess a clean Motorcycle Licence, Class A1 and A3 Driver’s licence.
Must be willing to accept and achieve dynamic sales targets
Must be proficient in Word & Excel Computer packages.
Must be proficient in Smartphone use.
Must be an excellent communicator and able to work under stress.
Must be able to work with self-motivation and as a team player.
Must be enthusiastic and pro-active in sales promotion planning and with problem solving skills.

Experience – previous sales experience is not a priority however at least one year in sales or marketing function is an added advantage.

Apply for this job
Either emailed by FILLING FORM BELOW AND ATTACHING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED, OR MARKED URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL FOR THE ATTENTION OF R Potgieter, and handed to the Receptionist at Knight Support HQ, Plot 2005 Mwai Kibaki Road, Kawe.

Must be in English and must include:

An Application Letter,
Curriculum Vitae (CV),
Copies of all relevant certificates,
Copy of Driving licence
Two Previous Work Referees (not family)
Passport photograph

Please Note – The selection process is based on the candidates meeting the above criteria and applications will be rejected if they fail to meet these criteria.
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Job Opportunity at LL COSMETICS, Driver

Kinondoni, Mikocheni Dar Es Salaam
LL Cosmetics is one of the fastest growing cosmetics companies in Tanzania. We are looking for a professional and trustworthy driver who can join our growing team.

You must have REFERENCES to apply for this job and you must have certificates of driving.

We are looking for an experienced driver to join our team.
Qualities you will have

• Honest – We are looking for someone who is honest and always tells the truth. We want someone with integrity who is ready to drive and serve with honesty.

• Trustworthy – You will be the most trustworthy person on the team who is entrusted with driving the Management and general staff.

• Technically skilled – You will be a technically skilled driver who drives safely to ensure complete and total safety of all staff members.
• Skilled at dealing with traffic police – You will know how to handle being stopped by the vehicle inspectors and traffic officers. You must be able to manage this without assistance from Management.

• Knowledge of trustworthy garages – We are looking for trustworthy garages to work with to build our fleet of cars that we want to grow. You will be the first port of call to fix any problems with any car(s) we will have.

• Professional – You will be an extremely professional driver who treats all car passengers with respect. You will be required to drive in the VIP style of picking up the Director of the business and opening doors. It is understood that there will be night-time driving and weekend driving as need be.

• Knowledgeable of locations in Dar-es-Salaam and Tanzania

• To drive the Commercial Director and her guests
• To drive staff members when required
• To do deliveries when required
• To do weekend driving at any time required
• To do night-time driving
• Maintain high standards of driving at all times
• Drive professionally at all times
• Ensure the car is road-worthy and safe to drive
• Ensure the car is fixed

• 300,000/= TZS to be paid monthly via bank account
• 3 month probation contract and upon successful completion, a permanent position could be offered

How to apply
Call 0692 709 128
to apply for the job.

You can also bring your CV to our shop in Mikocheni A.
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Job Opportunity at Proactive Employment Solutions Co. Ltd (PES), Project Manager Civil Engineering

Kinondoni, Mbezi Dar Es Salaam

Project Manager to handle civil construction sites.
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
• Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in
collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
• Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
• Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
• Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
• Track project milestones and deliverables.
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
• Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and
devise contingency plans.
• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to
identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

Position Requirements

• University degree
• 7 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all
aspects of process development and execution.
• Strong familiarity with project management software
• Database and operating systems experience
• Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
• Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
• Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
• Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
• Flexible during times of change.
• Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
• Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
• Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper
management, clients, and other departments.
• Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
• Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
• Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
• Customer service skills an asset.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

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Job Opportunity at Proactive Employment Solutions Co. Ltd (PES), Highway Engineer (Civil Engineer)

Kinondoni, Mbezi Dar Es Salaam

SUMMARY Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects on County roads and bridges. Serves as Resident Engineer on major construction projects and supervises department Engineers. Prepares workable design drawings of roadway projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Serves as Resident Engineer on major construction projects to ensure that projects are built in accordance with plans, special provisions, IDOT Standards and estimates. Gives engineering advice to assist in solving problems.

Performs bridge inspection surveys throughout the County to monitor bridges for maintenance or repair.

Analyzes reports, maps, drawings and tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geological data to plan and design project.

Directs or performs surveys for proposed construction. Estimates costs and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.

Co-ordinates contract work with utility companies and other governmental agencies.

Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for project. Reviews preliminary plans and specifications of construction contracts. Prepares authorizations for change orders regarding construction revisions.

Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards. Resolves design or construction problems and meets with contractors and the public.

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises 3 employees in the Highway Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, appraising performance and planning, assigning, and directing work. Hiring, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing and resolving problems are primarily the responsibility of the County Engineer.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree (B. S.) from a four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering; with 5-7 years related experience and some supervisory experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common engineering and technical journals and financial reports and legal contracts. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from contractors, regulatory agencies, or other engineers. Ability to effectively present information to contractors, employees, government agency personnel and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such engineering tasks as structure, stress, load weights and other engineering factors.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Frequent on-site visits to road and bridge construction which includes climbing and walking over rough terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. Occasionally required to wear safety helmets and safety glasses.


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Job Opportunity at TECNO SERVE, Team Leader, SOSA Project (Tanzania)

Organization: TechnoServe
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Jun 2017

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

The Sunflower Optimization for Smallholder Advancement (SOSA) Program is designed to facilitate sustainable market change among sunflower permanent market actors (e.g. processors, farmer associations, service providers) to improve efficiency in the value chain, building a well-functioning, resilient, inclusive, higher value market system in which productive, poor women, men and youth can sustainably increase their incomes. SOSA will support the increase of sunflower yields and enable pro-poor contractual arrangements across farmers, small-scale processors, and large buyers, while working collaboratively on sectoral initiatives enhancing capacity of service providers to provide services.

The Team Leader is expected to supervise the day-to-day activities of the Sunflower Optimization for Smallholder Advancement (SOSA) Program. The Team Leader will be responsible for providing the overall strategic leadership of the program, leading the overall delivery of impact of the current phase of SOSA, as well as building the parameters of any future work. The Team Leader is expected to manage relationships with key stakeholders and donor, monitor the overall program budget and work plan, and ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of results as agreed upon with the donor.

As Team Leader you will:

Strategic Leadership and Team Management

Develop and implement vision for enhancing the market system around Dodoma's sunflower sector Responsible for all SOSA program deliverables
Ensure that the scope and projected impacts of the program strategy are clearly defined and understood by all team members
Develop detailed work plan which identifies, prioritizes and sequences the activities required for successful delivery
Ensure sufficient resources are mobilized (e.g. financial, human and information) to deliver on the work plan activities
Ensure each member of the program team has clarity as to their role, responsibilities and short-term activities and goals
Provide oversight of program team members, coordinating and troubleshooting as required to achieve program objectives
Ensure the team is executing to the workplan and meeting targets / milestones associated with all program work streams
Proactively raise issues of concern with country leadership
Marketing and Finance Support and Outreach

Manage negotiations where required with current or interested buyers or financiers in the sunflower sector
Support program opportunity development, where required, in building the business case for sunflower production
Liaise with TechnoServe experts from other value chains to understand the approach and business model that has had success in driving scalable impact
Use research to understand what drives impact for the farmer and value to the supply chain, and build the model that will achieve scalable sustainability and improved quality

Monitoring & Evaluation

Understand all reporting requirements (donor as well as internal to TechnoServe)

Support the M&E Manager and Manager, Technical Specialty Areas in ensuring that all necessary data is accurate and gathered in a timely manner

Review data being gathered to make suggestions for course correction to country leadership, as necessary

Reporting, Compliance, Budget Management

Lead preparation of narrative reports for submission to the donor

Ensure spending is in line with the donor-approved budget

Ensure activities carried out are in accordance with TechnoServe, as well as donor, requirements

Stakeholder Management

Lead interaction with important stakeholders at the national level, ensuring that communication is consistent and aligned with the program's approach
Develop and maintain close working relationships with key personnel in government
Develop and sustain trust-based relationships with the processors, seed companies, financial institutions, NGOs, farmers and other industry stakeholders in the areas of operation
Other Duties as Assigned

You will have;

A bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of experience. A master's degree and at least 5 years of experience strongly preferred.
Experience working with international nonprofits
Experience working with M4P approach preferred
Prior value chain experience in area of seed crops (e.g., cotton) preferred
Exceptionally strong project management and analytical skills as evidenced by leading roles on engagements of significant scale
Demonstrated ability to effectively service clients, particularly in the for-profit sector
Demonstrated passion for assisting clients in building profitable and sustainable businesses that benefit the rural poor
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
Excellent oral & written presentation skills required
Proven ability to build rapport among internal and external stakeholders
Willingness to travel up to 50% within Tanzania and 5% internationally

How to apply:

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Job Opportunity at CRDB Bank PLC, Application Deadline is 31 May 2017


CRDB Bank PLC is looking for suitable person to fill a vacant position of Senior Manager Service Delivery in the Department of Information, Communication and Technology at the Head Office, in Dar es Salaam.

Job Summary: 

The senior manager for Service Delivery will oversee the delivery of CRDB ICT services to the bank's internal customers.
They will establish processes that ensure consistently high service performance, monitor employees and suppliers for proper service delivery, as well as drive high levels of customer satisfaction, in line with IT Service Management best practices.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Implement service management best practices including policies, processes, service catalogue and service level agreements.
• Develop and implement service management strategy and roadmap including IS020000 certification
• Ensure that appropriate service levels, KPls and controls are in place and are delivered and regularly reported in a process driven fashion
• Manage the relationship between ICT and the business, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction and chair regular review meetings
• Manage 3rd party vendors and suppliers that provide ICT services to CRDB bank
• Define, drive and implement service improvement plans with customers and 3rd parties
• Manage the service desk, change release management, incident problem management and configuration management processes
• Drive IT quality assurance and business analysis as dictated by the business .
• Help define transition methodology, operational acceptance criteria and other standards for implementation of new services
• Ensure cost effective and quality approach towards end-to- end delivery of ICT services.

Education/Professional Qualifications: 
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or their equivalent from an accredited institution;
• ITII Foundation Certification (Intermediate Certification preferred)
• ISO 20000 Knowledge/Experience
• PMI/PRINCE2 Certification
• 10 years' experience working in a banking IT environment
• 4 years' experience in management General Profile and Attribute for All Applicants:
• Demonstrating analytical ability, adaptability, initiative and resourcefulness
• Strong rapport and relationship building skills .
• Good level of business awareness and problem solving

CRDB BANK PLC offers competitive remuneration and benefits. Successful candidate will receive attractive and competitive package commensurate with demands of the position.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit an Application letter accompanied with copies of academic transcript, certificates and with a detailed up to date CV with two work related referees addressed to the Director of Human Resources to reach her not later than 31st May 2017.

Director of Human Resources, 
CRDB Bank Limited, 
P.O.Box 268, 
Tel: 022-2117441'7

deadline is 31 May 2017
source the Citizen May 22, 2017
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