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Thursday, 30 June 2016

Job Opportunities at Clinton Foundation, Application Deadline: 15 Jul 2016

JOB TITLE:FARM CLERK POSITION 

The purpose of this position is to support accurate financial record-keeping, measurement of operational performance, and efficient management of farm resources by rigorously tracking in and out-flow of chemicals, fertilizers, seed, fuel, and harvested crops. The Farm Clerk will record (in electronic and/or paper format) deliveries from suppliers, facilitate orders from the Farm Operations Manager to release crop inputs for immediate use.
He/she will play a major role in asset protection, e.g., verification of the accuracy and validity of orders and ensuring proper weighing, bagging, and storage of harvested crops. This person will be in constant communication with the Assistant Farm Manager, Farm Finance Manager and Farm Supervisor, to ensure efficient use of farm resources.

Required Skills and experience

Minimum requirement: Good pass in Mathematics and English and a certificate in Purchasing and Stores/Logistics and Warehousing/Accounting/Business Administration
Preferred: Diploma in Purchasing and Stores/Logistics and Warehousing/Accounting/Business Studies
3 years in a company with a busy warehouse or stores. Preferred: 5 years in a company with a busy warehouse or stores.

Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications especially excel and word
  • Good counting ability with specific eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks;
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations, communicate with a range of People and Culture productively.
  • Knowledge of using any accounting software;
  • Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision
  • Fluency in Swahili and English languages both oral and written

The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. Our Equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, Compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits and terminations.



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To Apply
Please apply online Click HERE 
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged reception of their applications.
Application closing date: July 15th 2016


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JOB TITLE:FARM FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER 

The Farm Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for the administration, financial oversight, and human resources functions of CDI’s commercial farm in Iringa. He/she will ensure good stewardship of CDI and donor funds, including through adherence to budget, implementation of thorough financial controls, and by working with farm management to translate operational performance into financial gains. He/she will oversee the integrity of financial reporting according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Clinton Foundation/CDI protocols. Working with other senior CDI staff, the Farm Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for setting, implementing and achieving financial and production targets for the commercial farm, as well as managing cash balances, inventories of inputs and harvested crops, tools, spares, fuel, and other materials and equipment. Satisfactory performance of these duties requires that he/she is highly skilled in all aspects of farm operations. In addition, this position will implement key Human Resources procedures and policies, and ensure compliance with all local laws and regulations. He/she may also perform critical record-keeping and/or correspondence functions from time to time.


Required Skills & Experience:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting and finance, preferable in commercial farming or related agribusiness and in a similar position, including at least 2 years in a supervisory position. Previous experience working with for-profit business preferred. Significant and progressively responsible accounting and finance generalist and management experience. Experience with both non-profit and for profit entities desired;
Experience supporting the Finance and Administration function for a team of more than ten and with a minimum of $3million of annual operating budget preferred. Solid knowledge of cost accounting principles and practices, compensation, employee relations, and training and development. Broad working knowledge of human resource functions, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of benefits administration (including health and pension scheme), compensation practices and labor laws and practices. Bachelor Degree in Accounting is essential. Professional Accounting in CPA and SAGE software package an added advantage

Skills:

  • Computer proficiency in QuickBooks, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Should be able to collaborate and work in close relationship with the Senior Management in Tanzania and the CDI team based in the USA.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability.
  • Strong supervisory and people skills, commits to integrity.
  • Flexibility working hours- constant including participating in telephone conference calls originating in other time zones.
  • Ability to work in a varying schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays and sometimes with minimal advance notice.


The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. Our Equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, Compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits and terminations.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To Apply
Please apply online , Click HERE to Apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged reception of their applications.
Application closing date: Thursday, July 15th 2016

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