Saturday, 24 August 2013

Regional Business Manager Job Vacancy at Kilimo Markets Ltd in Tanzania

Job Title: Regional Business Manager

Employer: Kilimo Markets Ltd

Duty Station: Arusha, Karatu

Application Deadline:30th Aug 2013

Job Description:

Kilimo Markets Ltd is a young, growing and innovative private business with a social impact working in the agriculture sector providing business services to small holder farmers in Northern Tanzania.
The company invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the following vacancy currently based in Karatu, but with potential travels to other areas in Tanzania.

Strengthen business services to existing and new farmer groups in agribusinesses.
Establish and manage legal and financial business contracts between farmer groups and Kilimo Markets
Manage market contracts, logistics, and warehousing commodities directly to regional and international markets
Manage the district/regional warehouses and its staff with respect to the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS)
Ensure quality of the grain in warehousing through improved and implemented quality control and record keeping systems
Implement a performance monitoring & evaluation system
Manage financial reporting on daily basis between farmers and Kilimo Markets
Closely liaise with local Government, village and farmer groups leaders and other stakeholders
Promotion of Kilimo Markets to new villages and sensitization of new villages
Develop business training material.

Advanced degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Law, Logistics, Food Technology, Marketing or equivalent.
At least 3-5 years practical experience in business or managing business, preferred agribusiness
Over 2 years of experience in leadership positions or demonstrated progressive responsibility in management.
Preferred: Extensive knowledge of finance, farmer business, and warehouse operation.
Experience in designing and implementing training material
Ability in managing and developing staff
Demonstrated capacity in designing monitoring & evaluation/business development systems and reports in English and Kiswahili
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
Innovation with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and with a high focus on integrity
High attraction to work with a growing business and serve small farmers
Willingness to travel and live in Karatu

How to Apply:

Send your CV and a cover letter back to the HR office email address; and interested applicants are invited to download an application form at