Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Agribusiness Advisor Jobs at KPMG Tanzania

Job Title: Agribusiness Advisor

Employer: KPMG Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline:20th Aug 2013


KPMG DAS wishes to secure the services of an Agribusiness Advisor who will be reporting to AECF Tanzania Country Representative and will be responsible for supporting AECF grantees and prospective grantees.


Background:

The Alliance for a Green Revolution ¡n Africa (AGRA) has contracted KPMG Development Advisory Services (KPMG DAS) to provide fund management services for the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (the AECF or the Fund).

AGRA have contracted KPMG DAS to set up and implement a “special window” of the AECF (in essence a series of targeted competitions) called “Tanzania Agribusiness Window” (TZAW). This Window became operational in October 2010.

TZAW will focus on making agribusiness markets work better for the poor inTanzania by sourcing, selecting and supporting private sector agribusiness to invest in new, innovative and commercially viable business ideas that have a large development impact on the rural poor in Tanzania.

Skills and Experience:
5- 8 years experience in agribusiness
Excellent planning, facilitation and mentoring skills
Experience of supporting private sector organizations to strengthen their operations
Experience of supporting organizations to strengthen their approaches to monitoring, learning and evaluation
Understanding oftheTanzania business operating environment
Understanding ofthe operations of Development Partners
Fluency in written and spoken English and KiSwahili

Person Specification
Graduate/Masters qualification in Agriculture/Agricultural Economics/Business
High performing team player, able to contribute to the effectiveness of AECFTanzania’s programme management, but also effective working independently and without supervision
Adaptability and flexibility ¡n taking on, and contributing to, new approaches
Willingness to learn and support learning of others
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills


Applications should be sent to the following address by:


“AECF Professional Positions”
KPMG Tanzania, 11th Floor, PPF Tower
Garden Avenue/Ohio Street
P 0 Box 1160, Dar es Salaam.
Fax: 255-22-2113343
E-mail: mlyamuya@kpmg.co.tz