Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Communication Officer at Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program

Job Title: Communication Officer

Employer: Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program

Duty Station: Mbeya

Application Deadline: 20th Nov 2013

Duties and Responsibilities:

Day-to-day management of the WRP website, including updating and ongoing monitoring, gaining input from other WRP staff as necessary;
To lead the research, planning and implementation of the longer-term development of the program, to ensure it continues to achieve its objectives;
Sourcing articles and images from sources within and without the WRP;
Sub-editing and proof reading articles;
Writing articles;
Sourcing and formatting images;
Liaison with external advertising, design and printing materials;
To co-ordinate the production of other internal and external WRP communications, publications and materials, in consultation with other WRP staff;
To contribute to and as required lead the ongoing review and development of WRP member communications to ensure that they best achieve their objectives;
To develop, implement and maintain a “house style” in all WRP written communications;
To develop, implement and maintain, in liaison with other WRP staff and external consultants as required, strong WRP visual branding;
To develop and maintain WRP photo library for use across a range of communications forms;
To contribute to planning of and arrangements for WRP events, in particular regarding the design and production of materials;
To represent WRP at internal and external events as required;
To support the WRP, other senior WRP staff and external public relations consultants in developing media strategy, drafting press releases, responding to media enquiries and building dialogue with journalists;
To develop, promote and adhere to best practice and to agreed systems and procedures across all areas of work;
To remain informed of issues affecting WRP, the post office network and wider policy areas;
Write all press releases and articles(or edit those produced elsewhere) to publicize the program’s activities and achievements;
Maintain the media and consultations monitoring system, keeping up to date the status of press issues and enquiries and the lists of contacts;
Analyze media monitoring information and make recommendations to improve media coverage;
Facilitate interviews for WRP team members and officers, providing any necessary background information;
Respond to all media enquiries in timely manner;
Advise departments on the identification and exploitation of positive news opportunities. Assist departments in the preparation of campaigns and events, arranging any press facilities at events;
Maintain a continuous programme of ongoing PR events in liaison with other departments;
Be familiar with crisis management procedures and techniques, including WRP emergency and business continuity plans, and carry them out when necessary
To review and develop the press office service, manage change, to achieve continuous improvement; to maintain agreed performance targets and to meet the requirements of best value
Act as the focal point for all media communications within the program, ensuring all spokesmen give consistent messages
To undertake other duties as required commensurate with the level of this post.


Qualifications:

Post Graduate qualification in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related fields.
Posses 3-5 years of proven strategic communication planning and implementation experience.


Required Competencies:

Good written and oral communication skills, conveying messages to different audiences using diverse media; excellent English language ability (of publication standard).
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders from various institutional arrangements.
Ability to maintain, nurture and develop existing and new media contacts.
Ability to analyze complex information from different sources and to synthesize this information into coherent briefs and communication documents.
Proactive approach to meeting deadlines and delivering results with limited supervision.
Flexibility, creativity and effectiveness in working collaboratively in a multicultural team.
Ability to deal with discretion on sensitive issues and to respond positively to challenges.
Commitment to WRP’s vision, mission and objectives.

How to Apply:

Send cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
The Human Resources Manager,
P.O. Box 6396,
Mbeya
or e-mailed to;  jobswrpmbeya@gmail.com.

NB:  to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE.

Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.


Procurement Officer at Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Employer: Walter Reed Southern Highlands AIDS Program

Duty Station: Mbeya

Application Deadline: 20th Nov 2013


Duties and Responsibilities

Develops and/or maintains in-depth knowledge of rules and regulations related to procurement, asset management and contracts, specifically in regard to USG and HJFMRI policies and procedures.
Makes local purchases in line with HJFMRI and Tanzanian procurement rules.  Supervises the quality of the products and serves provided, the time frames, and the competitiveness of prices in line with the HJFMRI’s professional code of ethics.  Liaises and negotiates with suppliers to ensure the best value for money.
Prepares purchase orders for purchases in line with programmatic and administrative needs in compliance with established procedures (PR’s, PO’s, sole source justifications, etc.).  Overseas the competitive bidding process.
Responsible for the administrative supervision of internal and external orders; ensures that all documents relating to orders (waybills, packing lists, etc.) are correctly completed, collected and filed.
Oversees the conditions of acceptance of materials arriving by WRP transport or contracted means (truck, plane, etc.), as well as the organization and preparation (including packing and documentation) of materials to be shipped.
Oversees the storage, packing and management of stocks (logistics, stationary, etc.) and the management of WRP storage facilities.
Complies with storage rules for stored products (expiration dates, cold chain, etc.).  Reviews and updates stock cards weekly.
Responsible for rising the HJFMRI inventory in accordance with the frequency defined by the Logistics Manager and produces a yearly inventory report.
Negotiates the conditions of vehicle hire contracts under the supervision of the Logistics Manager.
Organizes and documents the agreement to rent offices and storage facilities. Ensures that all related documentation is approved, completely documented and filed in an organized manner.
Prepares activity reports and ensures that procurement statistics are regularly updated (yearly procurement plan, Outstanding PO report, vendor database, etc.).
Develops and implements a Regional Office site monitoring plan (to include Dar); including at least one visit on a bi annual basis to verify compliance.  Provides recommendations for minimizing risk and assists in the implementation of improvement plans.
Immediately informs the Logistics Manager and Operations Director of any information that could have an impact on the compliance policies or on the safety and security of staff, damage, loss or attempted theft of HJFMRI goods and properties.
Develops and/or maintains WRP procurement orientation and training materials and coordinates with other WRP staff to ensure integrated and comprehensive procurement guideline.

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics or Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Material Management from qualified Institutions.
Minimum of three years experience  in the field of logistics and/or procurement
Willingness to travel to field sites
Good communications skills (English and Kiswahili)
Excellent computer skills (Office)


How to Apply:

Send cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
The Human Resources Manager,
P.O. Box 6396,
Mbeya
or e-mailed to;  jobswrpmbeya@gmail.com.

NB:  to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE.

Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.

Marketing Manager Jobs at Tanganyika Instant Coffee Co. Ltd (TANICA)

Job Title: Marketing Manager

Employer: Tanganyika Instant Coffee Co. Ltd (TANICA)

Duty Station: Kagera, Bukoba

Application Deadline: 25th Nov 2013

Job Description:

Duties:
Heads the marketing Department
Advises the Management on sound marketing strategies.
Directs and supervises the marketing and sales functions.
Coordinate in preparation and implementation of marketing plans and budgets.
Monitors, and evaluate the marketing and sales performance.
Develops individual objectives/targets and performance standards within the department.
Maintain an intact touch with existing customers as well as potential orders within and outside the country.          .
Coordinates the promotion of the company products and services through electronic and mass media advertisements, calendars, posters, brochures, logo and motto statements.
Work in conformity with Food safety management system ISO 22000.

Required Qualifications:

Must be a Tanzanian
Holder of Bachelor degree in commerce, Business Administration or MBA from a recognized Institution with related field.
Computer Literacy is essential
Experience of not less than 5 years in a similar position
Holder of Driving licence will have an added advantage.
Have a good track record of career and stability.
A person of high moral character and integrity.
Must be able to work under minimum supervision.

Salary:
Salary and other fringe benefits' will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

How to Apply:

All applications must be in own hand writing attached with certified certificates of the originals and two current passport size photographs.
A comprehensive CV indicating personal contacts e.g cell phone and email address.
In addition to the application letter, the applicant should attach the detail explanation on one A4 page indicating why he/she thinks to be suitable candidate for the post.
Names and address of two Guarantors with unmovable properties.
General Manager
Tanganyika Instant Coffee Co. Ltd,
Cuatoms Road,
P.O.Box 410
Bukoba