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Saturday, 24 June 2017

Job Opportunity, Accountant

Job description

Job Title: Accountant
Location: Tanzania

Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for day to day running of the accounting function.
2. Responsible for timely closure of the general ledger on a monthly basis.
3. Preparation of monthly reports (Consolidate Financial Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash flow, etc.) and submission to group accountant.
4. Preparation of Billing, Cash Call, Budget; compile statutory annual financial statements.
5. Preparation and data inputs monthly: input data in the account system (SWAP), preparation and submission the local Tax (Withholding Tax, VAT, PAYE), reconciliation (Cash & Bank Book), Expatriate and local wages.
6. Preparation of the Tanzanian Government report, and Local quarterly financial statements.
7. Assist in preparation of the Central Bank monthly required reports.
8. Review and approval of payment vouchers supported by supplier reconciliations.
9. Responsible for monthly payroll preparations and year end returns for the payroll.
10. Oversee and audit agriculture licensing process.
11. Prepare weekly bank reconciliation report.
12. Manage payroll and audit staff attendance vs salary payout for casual labor.
13. Prepare various management reports for group management.
14. Assist in SAGE software installation and report development.

Requirements:
Minimum of 7 years working experience in a similar position.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a recognized university.
Must be a Tanzanian National.

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Job Opportunity at KaziniKwetu Ltd

Job Opportunity at KaziniKwetu Ltd
Excavator/Backhoe Operators
KaziniKwetu Ltd on behalf of client is looking for Excavator/Backhoe Operators to work in different sites in Dar es Salaam. Our client is a reputable international construction company. All qualified candidates should apply online.

Responsibilities

Operate the excavator/hoe and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill equipment as necessary.
Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.
Follow directions of ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement and grading.
Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections and work with Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses in the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Company’s Safety Program.
Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or• endanger the wellbeing of others.

Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years’ experience within the road construction industry
2 to 3 years’ experience operating an Excavator/Hoe is required.
Basic technical Knowledge of Excavator/Hoes and other heavy equipment.
Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines• Multi-task and set priorities effectively
Possess a positive “can do” attitude and willing to work Out of town and travel

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Job Opportunity at Access Bank Tanzania

RECOVERY MANAGER – ACCESS BANK

Access bank Tanzania is a commercial Bank with a special focus on microfinance with a very strong international shareholder such as access holding international finance corporation, KWF, African development, Micro Vest ABT Vision is to be  committed to the development  of financial system that support social progress by rendering services to all with the same ambition for excellence and quality

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-          To set strategy for the bank effort to recovery all loans in the portfolio at risk : this may include  Micro SME Agro and staff loans

-          To monitor the performance of the recovery unit though the direct contact with the zonal senior recovery loan office and the banking software of the bank and take the appropriate immediate actions to improve the performance

-          To initiate and manage relationship with the bank’s auction companies such as conract management conflicts resolutions claims follow up  handover of auctioned properties and tracking the  efficiency of the auction companies

-          To handle customer enquiries and complain that deemed impossible at branch level such as property buyer disputes reassignment of the auction company court cases disputes

-          To provide training for the entire recovery staff at least twice per year on the technical compliance and best recommended recovery practice and conduct a procedural test for the compliance once per quarter

-          Functionally managing all zonal senior recovery loan officer in close collaborations with regional manager and or branch manager

Profile

·         Holds a university degree in economics or any related field

·         Strong organizational and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines and commitments

·         Strong communicational and conflict management skills

·         Strong analytical presentations and report writing skills

·         Perfect command of written and spoken English

·         Computer skills

·         Experience in team management ability to motivate team members by adopting a positive and constructive attitude

APPLICATION

Please send your resume and motivation letter indicating the position title in the subject line via email career@accessbank.co.tz other credentials should be submitted during the interview for verifications

DEADLINE IS 10 JULY 2017

SOURCE Daily News June 22, 2017
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535 Government Job Opportunities

535 Government Job Opportunities, Read Below and Apply

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Friday, 23 June 2017

4 Job Opportunities at CVPeople Africa

4 Job Opportunities at CVPeople Africa
Internal Auditor

Location
Kinondoni, Msasani Dar Es Salaam
Description
Draft the Internal Audit Charter of the organisation in line with the international standards.
Design internal Audit procedures and work programs.
Advise Management on the resourcing requirements for the Internal Audit function, including any potential outsourcing arrangements.
Conduct Internal Audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures.
Identify key areas of risk within the organisation and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.
Review the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of financial information and other disclosures provided to management.
Discuss Audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report significant issues to Senior Management.
Prepare Audit reports in line with the approved Audit plan.
Monitor the timely implementation of the Management actions recommended in the Audit reports.
Provide Senior Management and the Board of Auditors with an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal controls in the organisation.
Assist the development of an internal control culture, including training to staff.
Monitor the trends and developments in the Internal Audit area.
Conduct ad-hoc investigations and reviews as requested by Senior Management or the Board of Auditors.
Participate in the Board of Auditors Meetings

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Sales Executive

Location
Kinondoni, Hananasif Dar Es Salaam
Description
Organising sales visits
Establishing new business.
Maintain accurate records and reports on sales performance.
Negotiating contracts.
Aiming to achieve monthly or annual targets
Representing the company at trade exhibitions, and events.
Conduct market intelligence.

Collaborate with team to achieve better results.

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Head of Legal & Recovery

Location
Kinondoni, Kinondoni Dar Es Salaam
Description
Determine the need for litigation and where this is required handle directly or through external legal counsel
Ensure appropriate action is taken on non-performing accounts .
Review , advice and make recommendations on loan documents, leases, agreements and contracts and ensure that the Bank's interest are protected prior to execution.
Monitor and ensure that all legal requirements with regard to changes in Capital Structure, annual Returns and Dividend payment are adhered
Management of the entire delinquent / non- performing portfolio in the Bank's leading Book.
Undertaking recovery processes.
Representing the Bank in court sessions involving recovery suits, court attachment orders and public auctions making sure that bank interests are protected
Liaising with external parties.
Build a list of uncollectible loans and recommend for write offs through assessing the trend of recovery activities on the delinquent loans
Develop and maintain a database of 'Black- listed loans' and nominate their names to credit information Bureau [CIB].
Organize, attend, record and produce Minutes and Resolutions of deliberations of all Board meetings
Record and maintain updated registers for the Bank
Seal, witness execution of documents and securely maintain the Company seals for the bank
Perform all required company secretariat functions for Bank's management committee and Board of Auditor committee.


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Head of Credit Risk Management

Location
Kinondoni, Kinondoni Dar Es Salaam
Description
Formulation and constant review of the Bank credit policy.
Continually review Sectoral ceilings; discretionary authorities; portfolio measures
Optimize effectiveness and utilization of PELDEC to in Credit application processing and risk management
Ensuring that provisioning policies are in line with bank's credit policy document.
Management of the Credit Appraisal system, ensuring that appropriate reviews of Credit proposals are undertaken on a timely basis
Implementation of effective and new dimensions on portfolio risk management
Implementation of automated processes to minimize manual interventions thereby increasing efficiencies in delivery of credit products at both personal and corporate lending levels
Provide ongoing relevant training to all bank staff involved in lending business to address identified skill gaps
Identification and management of the sub standard and non performing assets portfolio of the Bank
provide technical support to the executive committee on the management of the bank
Organize, manage and motivate the available human capital within Credit Risk Management Division
Management of the credit administration aspects of the portfolio

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3 Job Opportunities at The World Vision Tanzania

3 Job Opportunities at The World Vision Tanzania
JOBS/CAREERS
National Director, World Vision Tanzania

Reference: 7376-21N09032
Location: Africa - Tanzania
Town/City: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline Date: 16-Jul-17

JOB DESCRIPTION

BACKGROUND:


The Tanzanian landscape focuses on the child wellbeing indicators in education, health, nutrition and HIV & AIDS; as well as community livelihood's and resilience in matters of food security, water and sanitation, economic development, peace-building and disaster mitigation.


TANZANIA COUNTRY PROFILE:


Tanzania is a democratic republic on the coast of East Africa with a population of 53.5 million people. The country’s political stability, sound macroeconomic management, and natural resources all contribute to its potential for sustained growth. While Tanzania’s economy has steadily grown over the past decade, these changes have been hardly felt among rural, agriculture-dependent populations, while over one third of Tanzania’s overall population continues to live in poverty. Malnutrition remains high, with stunting rates among children under five at over 34 percent, maternal anemia at 45 percent and two-thirds of children suffer two or more severe deprivations. Despite these challenges, the agriculture sector - which contributes nearly one-third of GDP and employs 75 percent of the population - holds the potential to increase incomes and improve livelihoods.


Capital: Dodoma

Area: 947,303 km2

Population: 53.47 million

Life expectancy at birth: 61 years

Ethnic groups: Tanzania has over 120 Ethnic groups.

Religions: Christianity (61.4%), Islam (35.2%), Indigenous beliefs and others (3.2%)

Languages: Swahili and English are official languages. 120+ different languages are spoken in Tanzania.

WV Ministry in the Country:


World Vision (WV) is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision Tanzania (WVT) (www.wvi.org/tanzania) started in 1981 and reaches 5.5 million and 9.5 million children directly and indirectly, respectively, annually, in 13 of 30 regions. WVT has more than 500 development professionals operating in more than 50 field offices supporting its humanitarian and long-term development programs in livelihoods, health, nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and education, and advocacy. Additionally, WVT invests its private funds into integrated programs, adding value to its grants.


Strategic Goal & Focus:

By 2020 WVT will be contributing to the measurable improvement in the sustained well-being of 5.5 million children directly and 9.5 million indirectly – especially the most vulnerable. WVT focuses on Livelihood, Health, Nutrition and WASH and Education, with Livelihood being the primary sector. Spiritual Development and Protection of Children are cross-cutting functions.



PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Set a strategic vision for the office and lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Tanzania Ministry as an effective member of the Partnership in line with ‘Twin Citizenship’ principles to ensure solid ministry quality and high impact in the field; be accountable for all aspects of WV’s work in the country.

Ensure that WV’s ministry directly aligns with LEAP 3 principles and contributes at scale to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfilment of their rights within families and communities.

Have a strong external orientation and represent WV with all donors, project partners, WV Partnership Offices and divisions, local government, church representatives and non- governmental organizations, serving according to the Power of Attorney given by the Global Center.

Ensure alignment with Vision Fund Tanzania (VFT), World Vision’s MFI arm, through participation in Vision Fund’s Board as Chair of the Board and other Governance structures, and provide appropriate collegial support to MFI Executive Director.

Ensure alignment with GAFCo (Great Africa Food Company) a social impact farming company whose investors are also WV donors. Provide leadership for the 3-in-1 strategy (3 organizations WVT, VFT and GAFCo working together for one common purpose) which is to organize smallholder farmers, provide them access to farming credit and insurance products, supply improved crop inputs, provide extension services, post-handling/storage and linkages to markets. Participate as an observer/advisor to the GAFCo Board.

Appropriately develop national governance through identifying national lay leaders for board membership and leading organizational transition.

Maintain a strong growth with quality mentality and lead the office to leverage its private resources portfolio to ensure growth in the area of grants.

Provide leadership, strategic direction and support in the development and implementation of an effective Resource Development Strategy.

Ensure people issues are front and centre, promoting an office that embraces diversity, interfaith collaboration, gender balance and engagement with all Partnership staff.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Spiritual Leadership:

Ensure that the office has a strong and integrated Faith and Development strategy that includes staff nurture, integration of program approaches such as Covenant with umbrella church bodies, Celebrating Families, FBFs, etc.

Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.

Ensure that office leadership is capable to work in interfaith contexts and is familiar with World Vision’s commitments.

Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

Ensure high quality ministry approaches that align with LEAP 3 principles and ensure best practice development work at scale.

Ensure strong ability to measure CWB outcomes and maintain a green rating on the CWB report each year.

Ensure strong engagement in resource mobilization, including positioning and support to grant acquisition efforts to raise additional resources and diversify WV Tanzania’s portfolio.

Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.

Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits and ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure impact, accountability and compliance.

Ensure that a strong national Monitoring & Evaluation strategy is in place and that M&E systems are streamlined to reduce processes and focus on child well-being.

Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards and to meet reporting requirements from donors, Regional Offices, local partners.

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long and Short Term Targets:

Ensure there is a documented office strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans, and the latter have been derived from the office strategy and has clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

Ensure that Ministry strategies are aligned with Regional and Partnership strategic priorities.

Ensure there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and Partnership Strategies. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies.

Leadership and Management of WV Tanzania:

Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of WV Tanzania strategies and work.

Lead SLT and ensure diverse representation on the leadership team.

Strong focus on leadership and people management, ensuring the most capable and qualified staff members are in place to implement office strategy and operational plans.

Lead processes to develop national office governance from advisory status to governing board. Lead processes to transition the office to fully interdependent status.

Review and approve WV Tanzania’s succession plan.

Ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plans are updated and executed.

Promote and participate in leadership development initiatives, including those for staff at management levels in the field and at the NO level.

Lead and manage WVT’s team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity.

Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seeking to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level; Champion WVT’s leadership team in the proper implementation of Performance Evaluations on a mid –term and annual basis for the whole organization.

Support initiatives for staff care and well-being, both for international and local employees.

Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization, which includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.

Set up and regularly update the NO enterprise risk management (ERM) framework to identify, manage and report on key risks.

Visit field projects frequently to encourage, build relationships and support WV programs.

Ensure that initiatives directed to build capacity required to implement local fundraising are included in the office capacity-building plan.

Advocacy and Representation:

Represent WVT and engage and build strategic alliances with the government of the country, WVT board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within Tanzania that relate to CWB.

Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need.

Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to develop public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.

Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.

Ensure that the WV brand is respected within the country and that all vehicles and facilities are properly branded with standard WV branding.

Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing a strong donor experience and acquisition of ministry funds.

Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimization of all resources.

Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance:

Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices that result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

Ensure action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner. Undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.

Oversee and ensure strong engagement of leadership in monthly FFRs and ensure rapid action on issues raised.

Ensure strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.

Ensure strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.

Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.

Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices donors, the government and other stakeholders.

Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.

Review security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and risk assessments at national Regional and Cluster Office levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.

Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.

Liaise with other international organizations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

Ensure the office complies with local labour law requirements and standards.

Maintain an external legal counsel that can support WV leadership when required.

Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI standards and principles implementation.

Ensure that the entity functions in a complementary, cohesive manner where principles of interdependence and twin citizenship guide the contribution made to the Partnership and the use of WV Partnership resources.

Resource Development and Management:

Explore opportunities and facilitate Resource Development business planning. Align with regional GAM team objectives.

Develop and implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan to generate funds locally.

Execute plan to generate funds from a variety of donors.

Implement long term and short term programs that create new opportunities for acquisition, retention and transformation of a diverse set of private donors.

Ensure strong external engagement and visibility of WV Tanzania to help promote its work to key donors and acquire greater levels of resource for ministry from a diverse set of donors.

Ensure strong grants management to create trust and engagement with the donor for accessing future resources and increased credibility.

VFT & GAFCo Strategic Management:

As Chair of the VISION FUND TANZANIA (VFT) MICROFINANCE BANK board, ensure that VFT’s micro-finance ministry is integrated with World Vision’s ministry to promote fullness of life for children and their communities.

As board observer/advisor for the Great African Food Company (GAFCo), ensure the integrated strategy for 3-in-1 (WVT, VFT and GAFCo) strategy to connect smallholder farmers to markets empowers parent’s and caregivers to provide well for their children.

Facilitate programmatic integration of WVT, VFT and GAFCo in APs/ADPs operations.


KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:


Government Grants & Budgets:

Strong knowledge of financial management and accounting principles.

Strong expertise in grant acquisition and management.

Manage a budget of almost $40m (Level III position - $41 – 100 million).

Major Ministries:

Experience in technical programming in at least one of the major ministry components.

(Relief, Development or Advocacy), close familiarity with the other two.

Knowledge of LEAP 3 processes and Transformational Development preferred.

Experience and/or understanding of advocacy execution, national advocacy strategy development and leading advocacy efforts as a pillar of a theory of change.

Contexts:

Experience working in African contexts.

Understanding of political, socio-economic, and cultural contexts within the country achieved within 3 months after assuming the role.

Experience and/or understanding of working in a large and complex organization with a matrix management structure.

Leadership/Governance:

Experience leading diverse executive teams. Experience with boards or advisory councils.

Ability to present persuasively to a board, Senior Management Team, staff, donors, NGOs, government officials, community leaders and other stakeholders.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Master’s Degree in a relevant field.

15 years relevant experience in international relief and development, with progressively more complex and higher level leadership roles.

Training in NGO leadership and experience in leading diverse teams that include national and international staff.

Experience with integrated community development programming, with a diverse knowledge of technical program areas where WV focuses (education, health/nutrition, livelihood/resilience, micro-finance, child protection, etc).

Experience managing large and complex operations. Experience in emergency/refugee contexts.

Excellent grant acquisition experience, including experience with a diverse set of donors, as well as a strong ability to partner and position for complex grants.

Experience in leading local fundraising, including management responsibilities preferably over the areas of fundraising with major private donors and Governments.

Experience in Microfinance operations is an advantage.

Experience in being a member of Board and also understanding of Board mandate

Significant management experience (general/operational) where there is evidence of both accountability and managerial know-how, and high quality delivery of results.

Strong ability to engage externally with donors, partners and other stakeholders. Evidence of building coalitions and engaging externally to influence policy and strategic directions.

Fluency in English/strong written and spoken English language skills and ability to communicate the Mission and Vision of the organization well.

Experience with World Vision desirable.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must exhibit composure and professionalism. Able to represent World Vision to government officials, donors and other external stakeholders in a professional and self-assured manner.

Have worked in Africa and understand the context and cultures of the continent.

Able to interact with a variety of individuals and ethnic groups.

Strong developer of teams and ability to embrace leadership principles and promote staff engagement and well-being.

Model Christian commitment and integrity while embracing denominational diversity and demonstrating an ability to engage in an interfaith context.

Strong moral values and convictions. Personal life which is exemplary.

Working Environment/Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

Travel: 25% domestic with occasional international travel required.

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Director, Child Sponsorship Marketing

Reference: 7392-18G21020
Location: Global

Application Deadline Date: 13-Jul-17

JOB DESCRIPTION

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (Country or U.S. state) where WVI is registered to operate.



PURPOSE OF POSITION:


The Director of Child Sponsorship Marketing heads up the strategic direction of World Vision child sponsorship marketing globally, focused on stabilizing fundraising income (currently at $1.1bn annually) and returning it to growth.

This will require turning around the global child sponsorship acquisition rate, reducing the global cancellation rate and increasing sponsor value across the lifetime experience. The role will work in partnership with and through regional marketing senior advisor roles in both Asia and Europe, while also having personal direct influence and relationship with the largest 8 fundraising markets.

This position is an important global leadership role for the global strategic initiative to revitalize child sponsorship marketing to become industry best in class, ensuring stability and future growth of our field ministry to bring life in all its fullness to millions of the world’s most vulnerable children. The role will also partner with and help deliver upon our new global brand and ministry fundraising strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a global change initiative within a category leading iNGO.

As part of a global change program of work the candidate will actively lead the development of a new core global marketing capability for progressive optimization and innovation using their extensive knowledge, experience and background in global and regional consumer good/experience needs-based marketing.

The ideal candidate is someone who preferably has a deep knowledge base of how the Child Sponsorship program works end-to-end, both from the National Office (NO) and Support Office (SO) perspective, to ensure the balancing of consumer needs/motivations with our field work goals and realities.

The candidate is able to proactively communicate clear and simple global strategies and frameworks, influencing marketing leaders across multiple cultures to adopt them, thereby unifying 100’s of marketers and product managers across the partnership to ensure a renewed child sponsorship marketing offer is effectively scaled.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Alignment with Field Ministry:

Develop and sustain continued alignment between field ministry goals, programming models and global fundraising feasibility through Child Sponsorship through engagement and collaboration with senior ministry leaders across the partnership to understand short and long-term strategies and roadmaps for field ministry and programmes, how they impact child well-being outcomes and to define the connection points for child sponsorship and adjacent offers.

Ensure our market position and value proposition accurately represents our fieldwork reality, and uses evidence-based impact claims and research outputs.


Global Marketing Offer Progression & Innovation:

Lead on-going progressive optimisation and breakthrough innovation (as required) of the global Child Sponsorship marketing offer and framework that reinforces our position and differentiates WV Child Sponsorship in the category and market, and that effectively represents WV’s global brand, Christian, child-focused, and community-based programming approach.

Work with external consultants, advisors and senior marketers in Support Offices to ensure suitable and continuous insights are attained that enable this development.

Partner with support offices to identify, test and report on new marketing and sponsor experience opportunities, and foster scaling of the winners.


Global Marketing Leadership, Discipline & Best Practice:

Leads and influences a cross-coordination team of marketing specialists within WVI and SOs to define the global Child Sponsorship ‘product marketing offer framework’, drive its adoption with Support Office marketing leaders to ensure global alignment.

Personally leads and influences largest 6-8 SO Marketing Directors and managers to drive best in class marketing discipline and alignment with the Child Sponsorship Marketing Strategic Foundations (and future versions), and respective

SO challenges and opportunities.

Through Regional Managers, leads and influences all other SO Marketing Directors and managers to drive best in class marketing discipline and alignment.


Lead collaborative sharing, learning, best practice management, marketing discipline and alignment, and scaled adoption of global best practice within:

consumer insights and segmentation.

attraction marketing strategy.

acquisition & multi-channel strategy.

retention and cultivation marketing strategy.

overarching sponsor experience strategy including moves management and messaging, and alignment to brand.


Virtual Team Leadership & Influence:

Leads a direct staff virtual team with subject matter expertise in global and regional marketing. Creates a team culture of value adding and serving Support Office goals.

Organizes and manages the work of the team to provide cross-functional staff support to fulfill the deliverables, and to help link to communities of practice and functional teams. Manages consultants and special working groups as required to fulfill the objectives.

Drive continuous improvement in SO relationship management and through teamwork and collaboration within GRD.

Arrange and facilitate regular high-level child sponsorship marketing meetings, share best practices.

Partner with Digital Marketing Capability team to ensure digital transformation and experiences are foundational to the SO change agenda.

Tag-team with Brand & Private Funding directors to advance common goals, share knowledge, insights and minimize duplication of SO engagement.

For National Offices and transitional economy fundraising offices, monitor needs and advocate for and allocate resources as required to support emerging market opportunities.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


10-15 years in marketing, fundraising or related role, including 5-7 years at a senior management level with demonstrable success in achieving growth.

Exceptional ability to lead change through relationship and influence, across diver.

Exceptional intellectual ability - a clear strategic marketing thinker.

Significant experience in leading change in a complex environment.

Ideally, minimum 5 years of experience leading a marketing function within one of the largest World Vision Support offices and / or Minimum 7 years of experience leading a marketing function within a global, federated organisation.

Master’s degree or equivalent in strategy or marketing.

The post-holder must have an active Christian faith.

Strong marketing and strategy skills with working knowledge of change management principles.

Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to win the confidence of a broad range of different stakeholders including leaders from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds.

Demonstrated ability to guide, edit and assure clear, brief and compelling written and visual communications. Ability to synthesize complex concepts for a wide variety of audiences.

Experience of working in a global and multi-cultural environment.

Supportive and influential engagement with senior partners internally and externally, including leadership groups and peer directors.

Excellent written and verbal communications in English.


Preferred:

Understanding of marketing strategies, with the ability to develop strategic and tactical communications plans and outline the resources required to implement them.

Demonstrable experience in managing matrixed/complex teams, including staff, freelance and agency team members.

Experience in setting, implementing, monitoring and measuring marketing plans and ensuring delivery against agreed targets.

An understanding of international development and an empathy for people living amid poverty or oppression.

Position may require travel to international locations where World Vision works, in conditions that are quite basic.


Work Environment/Travel:


The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

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Service Management Specialist II

Reference: 7319-14G18058
Location: Global

Application Deadline Date: 03-Jul-17

JOB DESCRIPTION

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within East Africa, South Africa, West Africa or Middle East & European Region where WVI is registered to operate.



PURPOSE OF POSITION:


A Service Management Specialist II provides support for moderate to complex service assignments. They work on multiple projects/systems/issues at a time as a project team member, sometimes as a project lead. They deliver IT solutions and support for a multiple entities or offices.

Individuals within the Service Management job family work as the interface with assigned areas of the business (i.e., National Office, Regional Office, multiple Regions) for the purpose of assuring and planning IT service. These individuals serve as the relationship linkage between global ICT and National/Regional IT services. They provide highly-valued consulting level support, guidance and planning through key IT service initiatives, and review, manage and ensure service level agreements. They also communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff.

Individuals must be able to communicate clearly, negotiate well, listen well, mitigate conflict, build alliances and achieve desired results using strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills. They must be able to work collaboratively with system users, other technical colleagues and business users. They need good project management skills and experience of managing multiple projects. They work closely with others on service issues across organizational and business-entity boundaries. Their knowledge of technology risks and opportunities are shared to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Technical Support:

Second point of contact and day-to-day technical support to end users.

Responds to Level 2 support requests via multiple sources such as phone and e-mail.

Ensures that all customer issues/requests are recorded into the ticketing system.

Diagnoses problems by evaluating multiple options and escalates problems when necessary as per procedure.

Interacts with clients in a courteous and professional manner.

Participates in integration and user acceptance testing of new service desk tools/practices.

Creates, modifies and reviews documentation of issues resolutions.

Documents solutions to common problems and responses to frequently asked questions.

Creates and submits documented resolution to Knowledge Base.


Service Level Agreements:

Collaborates in the development of service-level objectives and takes steps to meet or exceed targets.

Explains service procedures to clients.

Follows up in a timely manner to ensure customer satisfaction.

Keeps performance metrics.

Identifies recurring and potential problems and notifies team members.

Recommends ideas for improving queue time, abandoned call rates and first contact resolution.


Service Management Processes & Knowledge Base:

Implement and operate Service Management processes i.e. Incident Management, Knowledge Base, Problem Management, etc,

Contribute to successful use of service management work practices and reporting framework

Continuously contribute to development of knowledge articles to known workarounds to issues.


Business Relationship:

Establishes and maintains relationships with individual users, groups, functions and key stakeholders to coordinate support.

Communicates with users and/or team members on a regular basis as to the status of assignments.


Project Management:

Coordinates input to project schedules, deliverables, or cost at a local level.

Participate in assigned project activities including UATs.


Customer Satisfaction:

Monitors service level agreements to ensure that requirements are met or exceeded.

Escalates problems as required based on SLAs.

Measures against metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.


Coaching/Mentoring/Training:

Provides coaching and mentoring to less experienced colleagues.

May develop and deliver briefings to users and team members.


Others:

Special assignments as appropriate to the role.

Attend, participate in, and lead devotional/chapel meetings as scheduled and convened.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, World Vision reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when business need dictates.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

Technical certification in one or more IT disciplines or technology. E.g. ITIL Foundation, Microsoft certification, project management training, customer service and communication, etc.

Experience in Service / Account Management, Customer Support, Project Management, Continuous Improvement, or Issue Resolution.

Typically requires 5 to 7 years of experience within the relevant area of work performed preferably in IT or high tech industry with Service Management experience in ICT Managed Services.

Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.

Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.

Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.

Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within World Vision.

Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Strong ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with all the staff.


Preferred:

Ability to communicate technical procedures or tasks to non-IT customers.

Able to work under tight deadlines and cope with pressure.


Strong analytical, reporting and organizational skills.

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Job Opportunities at TPB Bank PLC, Apply Before 29th June, 2017

VACANCIES/CAREERS
TPB Bank PLC is a Bank that provides competitive financial services to our customers and creates value for our stakeholders through innovative products.

TPB Bank PLC is a Bank, whose vision is “to be the leading bank in Tanzania in the provision of affordable, accessible and convenient financial services”. As part of effective organizational development and management of its human capital in an effective way, TPB BANK PLC commits itself towards attaining, retaining and developing the highly capable and qualified workforce for TPB BANK PLC betterment and the Nation at large.

SALES EXECUTIVE- ( 2 POSITIONS)
TPB Bank PLC seeks to appoint dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Sales Executives (2 positions) to join the Marketing and Business Development team for one year. The work stations are Njombe and Sumbawanga.

DIRECT REPORTING LINE: Branch Manager/Assistant Branch Manager/Branch Operation Manager
LOCATION: Sumbawanga, Njombe
WORK SCHEDULE: As per TPB Bank PLC Staff regulations
DIVISION: Branches

SALARY: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

POSITION OBJECTIVE

  • Selling of the Bank's products and services

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Selling of new accounts, be able to meet monthly targets on new accounts and deposits set by TPB.
  • Deposit mobilization and bank’s products as might be assigned by the bank from time to time
  • Recruitment of POS/TPB POPOTE Agents
  • Recruitment of VICOBA , VSLA and informal groups members
  • Identify prospective business personnel for Agency Banking
  • Provision of Agency Banking,
  • Comply with bank’s policies, standard and regulations
  • Perform all assigned duties with high integrity and to the best of his/her ability for the best interest of the bank.
  • Prepare/make daily, weekly and monthly sales reports
  • Assist customers in fulfilling Know Your Customer


EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Education:
Ordinary Diploma in Banking, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting from any recognized University or its equivalent, Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education.

Experience:
Field attachment/ working experience from financial organization will be an added advantage.

Skills / Attributes:

  • Prioritize Tasks
  • Team player


Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position in the subject heading) via e- mail to: recruitment@tpbbank.co.tz. Applications via other methods will not be considered. Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Avoid scams : NEVER pay to have your CV / Application pushed forward.
Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a SCAM. If you are requested to make a payment for any reason, please call +255 22 2110621-2 to report the scam. You also don’t need to know one in TPB to be employed. TPB is merit based institution and to achieve this vision, it always go for the best.

TPB Bank PLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management.

Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

Please forward your applications before 29th June, 2017
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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Job Opportunity at SNV Tanzania, Deputy Country Director

SNV is looking for a senior, seasoned, Tanzanian development professional to take up the post of:

Deputy Country Director

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization founded in the Netherlands. SNV has worked in Tanzania for over forty years. SNV works with local based development partners. other civil society organizations. government institutions and private sector to develop the capacities of local communities in Energy, Agriculture and WASH. Through its market-based approaches. SNV links local communities to basic service providers to increase their income and to empower local communities to fight against poverty and take ownership of their own development

The Deputy Country Director will be responsible for:
Direction of country operations so that Administration, Human Resources. Procurement, Logistics.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, and IT are coordinated and implemented efficiently and cost effectively to respond to programme needs and provide high quality services to staff and external stakeholders at different levels.
Enhance and manage strong external relationships with Central, Regional and Local Government to ensure SNV remains targeted and responsive to the needs of Tanzania in our key development sectors of Agriculture. Energy and Water. Sanitation and Hygiene.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
Masters level degree or higher in a relevant sector,
At least 10 years managing operations within a development context at a senior level;
In-depth knowledge and proven track record of procurement procedures, rules and regulations across a range of donor projects;
Proven experience in working successfully with government and key stakeholder representatives and strong existing network;
Experience in managing senior staff; ensuring satisfactory performance levels;
Excellent communication skills - specifically fluent written and spoken English and Klswahili

Strong management skills - planning and organisation: problem solving and decision making

How to apply?
Interested candidates who meet the key qualifications are encouraged to send in their applications. The application should contain a CV, motivation letter, and your salary history for the last three years. Your CV should contain at least three referees from previous employers only. All applications should be sent to Tanzania@snvworld.org with the Job title you are applying for clearly marked in the subject of the email. The deadline for sending in applications is 7 July 2017. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted
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Job Opportunity at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML), Apply Before 10th July 2017

Job Opportunity at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML), Apply Before 10th July 2017
VACANCIES/JOBS
Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania's leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km's from Mwanza City and 20 krn's South East of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km's west of the fast growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious; energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Teacher
Number of Positions: 1
Works For: Head Teacher

Qualifications:
Education Degree, National Higher Diploma or Montessori Diploma and registration with the teaching Council in the Country of origin.

Experience:
Minimum of 3 years' experience in an English international school.
Experience of teaching the international Primary Curriculum (IPC) would be an advantage.

Purpose of the Role:
To effectively deliver the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) in English to learners in dual grade classes across the full spectrum of early years and primary ages (Age 5 to 12).

Main or Key Accountabilities

1. Teaching and Learning
Ensure each child's learning by teaching the syllabus of all subject areas to the class in an appropriate manner.
Differentiate class work as necessary to meet the differing ability needs of all children.
Acknowledge that English is not necessarily the native language of all children in the class and adapt his/her vocabulary accordingly
Ensure that all work is marked meaningfully, promptly and clearly and that corrections are undertaken where necessary.
Ensure homework is given appropriately where and when necessary.
Be prepared to be visited and observed by colleagues.

2. Planning
Prepare appropriately for the short, medium and long term.
Collaborate with other teachers in the planning to ensure continuity and progression.
Participate in the development and review of curriculum in collaboration with the line Manager.

Participate in the development and review of school policies where necessary.

3. Assessment
Formally report on each child's progress at the end of each term.
Continuously assess each student so as to be able to clearly justify and substantiate grades, levels or comments given in each report.
Keep clear records of any levels, grades or marks attained by each child in classroom tests/assessments.
Ensure that the homework diary is kept correctly and is up to date where appropriate.
Be prepared to discuss report grades and each child's progress with parents both on Parents' Evenings and at other reasonable times throughout the year.

4. Classroom Management
Ensure that the class atmosphere is conducive to learning.
Provide an environment in which the children feel safe, confident and happy to learn.
Have displays that stimulate learning.
Ensure that children are not left unsupervised in classroom during lesson time or at break time.
Ensure that children are sent promptly to specialist lessons.
Insist on good levels of behavior, bot!> in and out of the classroom.

5. General
Supervise children in the play areas at break times according to the duty roster.
Serve as role model to the children in terms of behaviour, dress, attitude and manners.
Participate in the Extra Curricular Activities programme.
Be available to attend and participate in extra-curricular events in the school calendar such as Parents' Evenings, Concerts, etc.
Actively support the ethos of the school.
Be familiar with the Handbook for Families, with Staff Supplement.

Uphold the Values of AGA and GGIS.

Additional Requirements:
Must be registered with the Council of Educators or Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.

Mode of Application:
Application cover letter (Subject should be: Teacher And/or quote the job number), detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees, to be forwarded to below address.

You will be required to bring original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.

Contact Address:

Human Resources Manager,
Geita Gold Mining Ltd,
P.O.Box 532, Gelta.
Email: jobs.geita@AngloGoldAshanti.com

NB: Internal applicants may submit applications to departmental HR Officer. All Internal applications must be endorsed by the applicant's head of department.

Application Deadline:
Application letters should reach the above oh or before 10th July 2017. 17hr30.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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Job Opportunity at Prestige Day Care and Pre –School, School Manager

Day Care and Pre-school Manager

Job Description

Title: School Manager
Organization: Prestige Day Care and Pre -School
Duty station: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Duration: Two years contract with possible extension upon satisfactory performance.

Background
Prestige Day Care and Pre –School is a large organization with more than one hundred children with plans to expand into an even larger facility.

Purpose of Position
1 To manage the day to day running of the Day Care and Pre -School to include coordinating the provision of a caring, safe, secure and stimulating environment, meeting the requirements of the school and government of Tanzania policy.
2 To plan a range of activities based on observation and assessment cycle for children/pupils.
3 Managing a staff team, working with management committee to ensure policies and procedures are implemented at all times.
4 Fulfilling duties as the Safeguarding Designated person for the school to promote the safeguarding and welfare of the children, staff and parents/guardians.
5 Ensuring accelerated social growth of children.

Key Areas
o Work with Children
o To lead the planning of safe, creative and appropriate opportunities.
o Liaise with Parents/guardians.
o Lead subordinates.

Hours of Work
Monday to Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Responsible to:
The school directors.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. To ensure that staff comply at all times with day care and pre-school policies, procedures and standards, including health and safety, hygiene, inclusion, and confidentiality.
2. To liaise with parents/guardians to ensure that particular needs of children are met
3. To lead the planning of safe, creative and appropriate opportunities according to children’s needs and interests to fulfill the requirements of the school and adherence to the countries policies with regard to running such entities.
4. To develop and maintain good relationships and communication with parents/guardians to facilitate meeting the needs of each child, including organizing meetings to update and involve parent/guardians in their child’s learning.
5. To co-ordinate and chair staff meetings.
6. To manage staffing levels with required ratios.
7. To maintain effective personnel systems and ensure that files are kept up to date.
8. To actively promote and facilitate relevant staff training and development opportunities.
9. To actively promote the day care and pre-school to ensure that vacant places are filled, and that services are marketed and advertised so that the day care and pre-school runs to full capacity.
10. To induct, supervise and contribute to performance management of staff according to policies and procedures.
11. Working creatively with children within the education framework, in order to provide an enabling learning environment for all children.
12. Ensuring all children have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
13. Liaising with the school directors to share information and agree course of action for all major decisions with regard to the running of the school.
14. Liaising with advisory and support staff in the development and improvement of the day care and preschool setting.
15. To act in accordance with current legislation, policy and procedures of the country.
16. Leading the organization of the availability and use of general and specialist play equipment and other resources, ensuring that they are clean, safe and secure. Carrying out risk assessments on a regular basis.
17. Ensuring that Health and Safety policies are implemented.
18. Work requires bending, kneeling and crouching for periods of time and may also involve lifting or holding children during planned activities, and changing nappies/toileting duties; being ready to lead this process by example to subordinates.
19. Promoting positive values, attitudes and good child behavior, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encouraging children to take responsibility for their own behavior.
20. Providing objective and accurate feedback and reports as required on child achievement progress to the school directors.
21. Contributing to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
22. To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring that all staff and volunteers observe setting policies and procedures to keep children safe from harm.

Day Care and Pre – School Manager – Person Specification:

Essentials
Skills, aptitude, knowledge and experience
o Considerable, proven experience of working within a childcare setting.
o Experience of working with the Early Years Foundation Stage and other relevant learning programmes/strategies e.g. contributing towards individual education plans.
o Proven ability to lead action planning sessions.
o Proven ability to take key decisions independently.
o Understanding and recognition of the principles of equality and diversity.
o Knowledge of child development and learning processes with reference to particular barriers to learning.
o Proven and successful experience of working with children of relevant age in an early learning environment.

o Experience of working as part of a team.
o Experience of working with other agencies and professionals.
o Ability to plan effective learning and care programmes.
o Ability to lead the effective planning of learning.
o Ability to work independently using own initiative.
o Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
o Ability to relate well to children and adults including other professionals/guardians/parents.
o Ability to set, demonstrate and promote good practice in line with the ethos of the school both indoors and outdoors.
o Ability to manage multiple tasks, whilst ensuring children, colleagues, parents and guardians are respected and listened to.
o Consistent approach with children and parents.
o Experience of having kept written records of children’s achievements including observations

Personal qualities
o Ability to promote and market the service to the wider community.
o Fluent English and Swahili speaker.
o Effectively communicate with adults and children.
o Enthusiasm for learning and working with children.
o Reflective approach and commitment to personal development.
o Able to provide consistently high levels of quality care and education opportunities to all children.
o Caring, friendly, approachable, open, inclusive, welcoming, and personable
o Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
o Excellent leadership skills

Desirable
o Experience of supervising placements
o Plan and lead the maintenance and upkeep of resources in the setting
o Awareness of developing technologies and their place in the learning environment
o Ability to ensure the learning and care environment is accessible for all children and parents
o Contribute ideas at school meetings for developing the early year’s provision; this may include policy writing and the school development plan.
o Knowledge and understanding of the type of external support that is available to support children’s development and how to access these services.
o Ability to interact with children and support their involvement in physical activities and outdoor play.
o Ability to action plan and respond to local and national initiatives.
o Ability to set ethos and vision for the setting and ensure all personnel adhere to it
o Ability to effectively use ICT to support learning or to undertake training to do so
o Ability to use other technology to support learning e.g. video, photocopier, etc.

Qualifications
o Completion of training in early childhood development recognized full and relevant at degree or masters level from a well recognized institution.
o Excellent experience in curriculum development and implementation
o Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation of Tanzania government.
o Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and in particular barriers to learning.
o Knowledge and/or experience of other forms of communicating with children.
o Ten (10) years experience in the management position of day care and preschool with proven record of changes and growth of the school experienced.
o Basic skills in financial management.
o Computer literacy especially Microsoft excel.

Remuneration: An attractive package will be offered to the right candidate.
How to Apply
Application: Send your CV through this email address: info@prestigepreschool.sc.tz 

Application Deadline: 30th June 2017
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Job Opportunities at TIGO Tanzania

B2B Operations Support (Grade 7)

JOB PURPOSE
Assist and provide corporate sales team with excellent customer service

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Follow up to solve claims and complaints of postpaid costumers.
Supervise compliance of politics and established procedures for Tigo.
Support to the Corporate Sales Team in all internal Controls and procedures.
Management of the paperwork for the Corporate Sales Team.
Backup responsible for the functions of position assigned in case of absence.
Issuing adhoc reports requested by the management.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other related field
At least 1 to 3 years experience in related field

CORE COMPETENCIES
Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
Ability to manage priorities
 
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Business Intelligence Analyst (Grade 10)

JOB PURPOSED

evelop and automate queries, reports and dashboards for presenting business information related to Network Usage and Customers Behaviour. Creation of data bases, tables and cubes necessary for providing information required by Commercial and Finance areas.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Gathering requirements, designing, blueprinting and rolling out BI solutions to end users.
Design, code, test, and document all new or modified BI systems, applications, and programs
Design documents including data structures. Software development: codes, tables, datamarts and cubes. Testing Documents: validated UAT documents.
Automate ETL and processes for keeping data up to date.
Execution of data loading and reports in case those were not automated yet.
Ensure data consistency through support functions and in-depth testing.
Finely tune queries, reports and repositories.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION
Minimum of 2 years of experience.
University degree in Information Technology and Computer Sciences.

Proficiency with the MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio
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Business Intelligence Analyst (Grade 10)

JOB PURPOSED

evelop and automate queries, reports and dashboards for presenting business information related to Network Usage and Customers Behaviour. Creation of data bases, tables and cubes necessary for providing information required by Commercial and Finance areas.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Gathering requirements, designing, blueprinting and rolling out BI solutions to end users.
Design, code, test, and document all new or modified BI systems, applications, and programs
Design documents including data structures. Software development: codes, tables, datamarts and cubes. Testing Documents: validated UAT documents.
Automate ETL and processes for keeping data up to date.
Execution of data loading and reports in case those were not automated yet.
Ensure data consistency through support functions and in-depth testing.
Finely tune queries, reports and repositories.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION
Minimum of 2 years of experience.
University degree in Information Technology and Computer Sciences.
Proficiency with the MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Vision
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B2B Service & Delivery Manager (Grade 12)

JOB PURPOSE
Responsible of full project management life-cycle experience in deployment of B2B products, promotions, services, and processes according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Consolidate corporate local and global projects plans and follow-up.
-Assist Corporate Sales engineers on service delivery for different solutions/requests from their clients.
-Be the main contact and go to person for all projects and products for the B2B category and operational issues.
-Evaluate if a project documentation was completed and project can be included into the project plan (feasibility was completed and resources were assigned) and report to head of program management.
-Identifies needed resources and assigns individual responsibilities.-Involved fully on the RFP requirement gathering for all project and products associated with corporate department and ensure projects are delivered as planned and fit for use for corporate solutions.
-Ask the local operation about required resources to implement projects.
-Negotiate priorities and resources with local operation in order to assure plan accomplishment.
-Coordinate and assure approval of General Manager to the local plan.
-Report accomplishment of the local project plan to Head of Program Management, Head of B2B
-Evaluate and report projects performance KPIS to Head of Program Management, General Manager, Head of B2B , Supply chain, Customer service and Factory.
-Analyze project definition and expected results, and adjust accordingly.
-Lead, manage, coordinate, and report on multiple complex projects.
-Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
-Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
-Reviews deliverables prepared by team.
-Effectively applies a standard methodology for all projects and enforces project standards.
-Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
-Minimizes exposure and risks on projects under his/her responsibility.
-Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.Support Procurement/Contract Management to resolve conflicts between Company and suppliers.
-Work closely with Supply Chain and Operations to ensure implementation following MIC’s Factory
-Engagement processes.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION
5+ years of proven project management experience.
University degree in technology / engineering or related areas.
MBA or Master in Science is desired.
Experience with Scrum Project Framework and related agile development environments or any other
telecom, IT related framework is a plus.
Proficiency with the MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and
Visio
Experience with project management software and tools.
Deep understanding of project management cycles (form design to roll out) in digital and/or
telecom environments

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Job at The Embassy of Ireland, Health and Nutrition Programme Officer

Exciting Job Opportunities
The Embassy of Ireland is seeking to recruit two highly motivated and dynamic individuals to join its team and support the implementation of its Mission Strategy. The positions available are:

Health and Nutrition Programme Officer

Promotion and Outreach Programme Officer

The Mission Strategy address all aspects of Ireland’s engagement in Tanzania and accredited institutions and countries. Its overall goal is to promote Ireland’s interests and values in Tanzania and the wider region and thereby contribute positively to Tanzania’s national development goals and Ireland’s wider international commitment to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. The strategy has as an Irish Aid programme goal the Achievement of a more equitable and prosperous society for all through a particular focus on realising the rights of poor women and girls. The programme has a strong focus on promoting women’s decision making, securing sustainable livelihoods, and improving health and nutrition.
For more background information, full job descriptions and terms and conditions, please visit the Embassy’s website at www.embassyofireland.or.tz

Interested candidates should request an application form by sending an e-mail to embassydarjobs@dfa.ie

To apply for the position applicants must submit
(i) a completed application form;
(ii) a cover letter stating the position they are applying for, outlining their suitability and their interest in working for the Embassy of Ireland; and
(iii) their current Curriculum Vitae with a list of referees including current manager, to embassydarjobs@dfa.ie by 12;00pm on Friday 7th July 2017.

Please note any personal information submitted will only be used for its intended purposes and will be destroyed when no longer needed. Any other processing or disclosure of personal data is not allowed other than in the exceptional circumstances provided for under the Data Protection Acts.

The Irish Embassy in Tanzania is an equal opportunities employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy expects to call shortlisted candidates for interview in August.

Source: The Guardian 20 June 2017

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Job at One Acre Fund, Grants Management Associate

VACANCIES
GRANTS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Exceptional professional with strong familiarity with bilateral and/or multilateral public funding donors to serve in a monitoring, evaluation and reporting position within our Business Development unit.

Job Location: Nairobi

Duration: Minimum 2 years’ commitment, full-time job.

Job Description
One Acre Fund is looking for an exceptional individual to join our Business Development team. This position will be based in Nairobi and will work primarily within the public funding team. We are looking for someone with very strong monitoring, evaluation and reporting skills and a good base of knowledge in international development, especially with bilateral and multilateral donor agencies. This is an excellent position for a highly skilled and experienced professional looking for a meaningful development opportunity. The individual will play a strong support role within the Business Development unit and their workload will primarily be focused on the following:

Grants Management - Manage the end-to-end process of writing and editing complex grant proposals and reports with a specific focus on public funded projects. This will involve directly writing high quality proposals and reports.


Grant Writing – Write and assemble compelling reports to donors and funders, as well as proposals in collaboration with other members of the team.
Reporting – Assist with the preparation of required progress and final reports, including compiling necessary information from program and finance staff, drafting written reports, and submitting all reports in a timely manner.
Report Presentation - Develop clear ways to represent, summarize and communicate data analysis verbally and in writing (e.g., graphics) to inform reporting requirements, project communications for internal and external use.
Statistical Research – Research information and statistics needed to support proposals and reports. Monitor developments within the development sector using published reports and articles.
Donor Engagement – Attend necessary donor meetings and grant workshops. Coordinate site visits from donors, interact with and respond to questions from government and donor representatives, and participate in relevant discussions and meetings.
Some key characteristics of our writing:

We do not copy and paste – we tailor our language to each new funder. Most of our funders are quite sophisticated, which keeps our proposals dynamic and interesting to work on.
We emphasize simple and powerful prose built into a clear logical flow of ideas.
We make heavy use of M&E results from the field, and the centerpiece of most projects is our most recent data on program scale, impact, and sustainability.
We often prepare for our writing with significant research; an ideal candidate would be a skilled and enthusiastic researcher.
Monitoring and Evaluation – This person will be the focal point for all monitoring and evaluation tasks on the Business Development team. This will involve:

Track and manage all public funding data, coordinating with the field teams for project and proposal development and reporting, and attending in-field donor meetings (as required). This role will connect effectively with program/field teams – plugging into specific program areas as required by the specific grant.
Track, report on and facilitate donor compliance with monitoring and evaluation policies and procedures, including ensuring that Performance Management Plans (PMPs) are regularly updated and data quality assessments conducted on all performance indicators for public funding projects.
Coordinate and consolidate input from our M&E team for the preparation, analysis and timely submission of Quarterly, Annual and Semi-Annual Program Reports and ensure follow-up to track, oversee and verify large volumes of data collected from the M&E team prior to consolidation into donor reports.
Collaborate with the team to prepare accurate pipeline levels and future resource requests especially for various proposals.
Ensure program teams are fully trained on M&E and donor reporting requirements as outlined in grant agreement
Analyze quantitative and qualitative data and present reports on findings to the Business Development team.
Develop databases, spreadsheets or other tools to ensure that data is compiled and readily available.
Other duties as assigned.


Aside from the tasks listed above, the individual will also be expected to stay apprised of One Acre Fund’s public funding portfolio and may be called to provide additional ad hoc support for the team as needed.

Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.  Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for our staff.

 Qualifications

We are seeking an exceptional professional with 5+ years of work experience in international development. Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Powerpoint and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

Strong work experience in international development; ideally at least 2 years’ experience engaging with public funding donors (ex: USAID, SIDA, DFID etc).
3-5 years of experience in report-writing and product delivery to tight deadlines.
Excellent research and writing skills and experience conducting research in a professional environment.
Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.
Experience coordinating events and/or handling complex logistical requests.
Analytical and communication skills and ability to assimilate and process information for wide-ranging audiences.
Documentation preparation/presentation and computer-based production skills
Exceptional organizational ability with an eye for detail
Able to work independently and as part of the team
Inter-personal skills and cultural sensitivity.
Top-performing undergraduate background (include final grade/marks/GPA).
Start date

ASAP

Compensation

We offer a modest starting salary that affords a high quality of life in our areas of operation. This is a career-track role with performance-based raises and the ability to expand responsibilities over time.

Benefits

Health insurance, immunizations, flight, room and board.

Sponsor International Candidates

No

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Job Opportunity at EFC Tanzania, Application Deadline 14th July 2017

Job Opportunity at EFC Tanzania,
Location
Kinondoni, Kijitonyama Dar Es Salaam
Description
EFC Tanzania is a Microfinance Bank that provides financial services i.e. taking deposits and providing loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and individuals. The bank is growing fast with the focus of reaching out to the unbanked business by growing its network throughout Tanzania in the coming years. To accomplish this, the bank needs to recruit Loan Recovery Manager who is competent, analytical, experienced and hardworking individuals determined to go extra mile for their career growth and future.

LOAN RECOVERY MANAGER
Nature and Scope:
The Loan Recovery Manager is primarily responsible to effectively lead and manage the EFC delinquent loan collection and recovery operations. In addition, s/he leads and supports the effective and efficient review, verification and analysis process for all loans in arrears to ensure appropriate recovery strategies are developed and implemented.

Key Responsibilities
The Loan Recovery Manager is primarily responsible to effectively lead and manage the EFC delinquent loan collection and recovery operations. In addition, s/he leads and supports the effective and efficient review, verification and analysis process for all loans in arrears to ensure appropriate recovery strategies are developed and implemented.

• Manage and monitor all loans in arrears together with the performance of the Recovery Team;
• Ensure recovery management with the highest level of pervasive professionalism through the application of EFC recovery activities protocols and proper department networking and skip tracing methods;
• Initiate plans for recruitment, training and development of Loan Recovery Officers in accordance with the Company’s credit risk profile and make recommendations as appropriate to the Human Resources Manager;
• Develop, maintain and monitor an external network of recovery partner specialists (i.e. from the tender process, through case allocation, performance monitoring and communication);
• Review and ensure application of related lending policies, procedures and internal controls on a regular basis and submit appropriate improvement plans and strategies for consideration and approval as required;
• Ensure achievement of all loan recovery related performance indicators and employment of necessary corrective actions as required;
• Provide departmental status reports as required.
• Monitoring and controlling the performance appraisal of all Recovery Team employees;
• Co-ordinating and supporting staff development, coaching and motivation to enhance skills and knowledge by:
o Regularly reviewing Loan Recovery Officer collection activity reports,
o Regularly reviewing status of delinquent loans in litigation or assigned to external recovery partners (i.e. lawyers, bailiffs, auctioneers etc.),
o Attending, observing and supporting as required loan recovery meetings with customers and guarantors;
• Proactively developing recovery strategies in line with portfolio performance, implementing and communicating change as appropriate;
• Leading and controlling processes, operations and behaviour to ensure all activities remain compliant with standard procedures, regulatory requirements and ensuring the concept of 'Treating Customers Fairly’ is adhered to at all times;
• Driving process improvements within the department to maximise recoveries, mitigate losses and improve efficiencies;
• Assessing the impact on processes from legislative, regulatory and business change and design/implement appropriate solutions;
• Balancing the customer outcome with the Company’s financial and reputational interests when managing customer disputes;
• Developing a strong network within the wider business to ensure that any activities which have an impact upon the Recovery Team and performance are identified and appropriately managed;
• Raising the profile of the Recovery Team within the business through sharing of best practices, positive and proactive participation in wider business projects and identification of change management or strategic projects for team involvement;
• Performance of any other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the CD.

Qualifications & Requirements (i.e. education, skills and experience)
The Loan Recovery Manager requires good practical knowledge of loan recovery best practices in the financial services sector and the foresight to see how the related intricate day-to-day activities link with and support the achievement of the vision and mission of the EFC. In this regard, specific qualifications and requirements include:

• University Degree in business related studies;
• Five years relevant middle management experience in a financial institution;
• Good knowledge of credit and loan recovery systems;
• Good leadership, management and team building skills;
• Excellent planning, organisational and problem solving skills;
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, database etc.).
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Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest detailing their motivation for the position applied for together with their Curriculum Vitae, three professional references and copies of academic Certificates/Diplomas/Degree and others

Closing Date is 14th July 2017. The letters should be addressed to:

Human Resources Department,
EFC Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited,
8th Floor, Tanzanite Park, 38 New Bagamoyo Road,
P.O. Box 11735, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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