Saturday, 10 August 2013

Base Manager Jobs at Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa: (DLCQ-EA)

Job Title: Base Manager 

Employer: Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa: (DLCQ-EA)

Duty Station: Arusha

Application Deadline: 7th Sept 2013

Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa invites applicants for the post of Base Manager (Arusha)

Salary and Benefits:
Scale R4(b) [US$17,787.00 -19,146.00 Per Annum (p. a), Entry point negotiable and other benefits as per the Organization's Service Regulations.)
Age Limit: 35-50 years  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for effective Personnel Management and smooth running of the Base.
Executes the approved programme of work to be carried out in the country.
Ensures and confirms adequacy of technical preparation for aerial operations prior to aircraft deployment.
Briefs operational personnel prior to commencement of aerial and ground operations.
Follows up the progress of the operations and carries out critical assessment of the results.
Provides the required support to the research activities and programmes assigned to the Base.
Submits to the Director regular reports of the operational progress, pest situation, and meteorological data.
Prepares annual budgetary estimates for the Base.        Executes and controls approved budget.
Submits to the Headquarters Monthly Accounts and other periodical returns.
Maintains effective liaison with the relevant Ministries and Institutions for the achievement of the DLCO-EA objectives and follows up collection of contributions.
Responsible for the safeguard, proper maintenance and utilization of DLCO-EA Motor Vehicles, current and fixed assets.
Handles licensing and insurance of Motor Vehicles, maintains insurance register of assets and ensures that all policies are current.
Acts as a Public Relations Officer for the Organization, and the Director's representative in Tanzania.
He is the delegated accounting officer for the Base.
Qualifications Required:
A Degree or Diploma in Agricultural Sciences or equivalent relevant to Pest Management from a recognized University or Institution with three years of post qualification experience in Plant Protection work that includes technical and administrative supervision of migrant pest surve y and control. Ability to work in harmony with people of different national and cultural background is highly desirable.

How to Apply:
Send applications with copies of Educational testimonies and CV should be sent within 30 days from the date of advertisement to:
P.O. Box 593                
Arusha, Tanzania                                      
The Director        
P.O. Box 4255