Sunday, 8 December 2013

Sales Representative at Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: Sales Representative –Zanzibar

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station:  Zanzibar

Application Deadline: 10th December 2013

Mwananchi Communications Limited publishers of leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwananchi Jumamosi na Mwananchi Jumapili, Mwanaspoti, Tbe Citizen.

Main Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas:

Receive the newspapers from Head office and distribute to agents/vendors ensuring that they receive their parcels as ordered.
Monitors market arrivals, circulation sales and returns indicators and makes appropriate reports to Upcountry Distribution supervisor.
Monitoring daily performance of our brands in your assigned area of operation in comparison to our competitors and make reports that guide growth strategies.
Open up new markets in your areas of operation that in turn translates to increased copy sales. Actively solve any customer complains that arise within your area of operations to maintain good customer relations and protect the company interests.
Liaise with the database officer to assist in credit centre and debt management within your area of operations.
Submit daily and weekly reports on the progress of activities within your areas as well as your progress in meeting your sales targets.
Effectively manage debt collection and credit control within your areas of operation. Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

University Degree in Business Administration/Marketing Diploma in Sales and Marketing
Excellent communication skills, computer knowledge, and familiarity with brands. A pleasant personality; team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued. At least 2 to 3 years working experience.
A pleasant personality, team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued.

 How to Apply:
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by December 10, 2013 to:
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754,
Dar es Salaam.




Assistant General Manager Jobs in Tanzania at Phoenix of Tanzania Assurance Co. Ltd

Job Title: Assistant General Manager

Employer: Phoenix of Tanzania Assurance Co. Ltd

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 09th December 2013

Phoenix of Tanzania Assurance Company Limited is one of the largest and financially strongest General Insurance Companies operating in Tanzania since 1999. It is an AA- rated company (strongest rating in Tanzania) by Global Credit Rating Company.
PHOENIX GROUP is a fast expanding group offering world class non -life insurance services in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Botswana and is further spreading its wings to other countries in Africa to become Pan African Insurer.
The company offers a congenial working environment and opportunities for growth to its employees and is now seeking the services of a Tanzanian National to fill the vacancy of Assistant General Manager.

Job Profile
Reporting to CEO, the Assistant General Manager is in charge of the Underwriting and Claims Departments. The job also requires close liaison with our Brokers, Agents and Clients for procurement of business as well as servicing thereof.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

To develop and maintain healthy relationship with our Brokers, Agents and Clients that would ensure growth and continuity of the operations.
To coordinate and direct all operations and activities of the Underwriting Department of the company in ways and by means that would result in optimum business efficiency and effectiveness as well as work motivating, job-satisfying environment and competitive customer service.
To maintain good public relations with both local and international contacts.
To oversee operations of short term insurance companies
To put in place strategies to develop business
To make continuous study of companies requirement for growth.
To coordinate and direct all operations and activities of the company with a view to optimize corporate business efficiency and effectiveness.
To ensure that appropriate management structure and policies are developed and implemented.
Renewal of Re-insurance treaties
The candidates should also have sufficient knowledge of management of insurance software and ability to operate dedicated insurance software.
The in-depth knowledge of non life policies, terms, conditions, rating and interpretation is a must.
Qualification and Experience
The company is looking for an individual who has burning desire to grow and can accept the challenges of fast growth. He should have a track record of professional strengths and interpersonal skills.
The applicant must be a holder of Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) Degree or Fellow of Insurance Institute or equivalent with senior management experience of at least 15 years in short term insurance industry.


How to Apply
The result oriented and qualified candidate should send his/her application with a detailed CV to the undersigned
The CEO
Phoenix of Tanzania Assurance Co. Ltd,
IPS Bldg., 8th Floor, Samora Avenue
P.O. Box 5961
Dar es Salaam

Receptionist Careers at National Housing Corporation(NHC) in Tanzania

Job Title: Receptionist (Two Posts) (Ref.No.NHC/R)

Employer: National Housing Corporation(NHC)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 16th December 2013


National Housing Corporation (NHC) is inviting applications from suitably qualified .dynamic and good team player to fill the position of RECEPTIONIST in its Directorate of Regional Operations and Administration.
The Receptionist reports to the Senior Administration Officer and has overall responsibility of ensuring good customer services and prompt service delivery.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:
As the first point of contact for most customers, endeavors to answer telephone enquiries in an efficient, friendly and professional manner.
Ensures that all guests are received in a good manner and directs them to the appropriate officers/office. Makes and receives telephone calls for staff and transmit messages accordingly.
Keeps detailed and updated records of calls made through the switchboard including monitoring telephone bills to correspond with switchboard usage.
Operates the telephone Switchboard and ensure that the Switchboard functions at all times and to report promptly on all telephone defects.
Provides assistance in the administration and maintenance of corporation records
Participates in key result area and key performance indicator review processes to establish areas for improvement
Maintains a high professional and ethical profile in accordance with Corporation standards of core values May also provide administrative and secretarial support to the Administration Department.

Qualifications and Experience:

A holder of Diploma in front Desk /Office Management or Customer Service Management.
A Post Graduate study in relevant field will be an added advantage.
The applicant should have an age of between 24 to 35 years.
He /She must have working experience of at least 5 years as a receptionist in a reputable organization. Experience in the real estate industry shall be an added advantage
He/she must have strong administration skills and ability to communicate at all level.
Must have ability to create a positive, everlasting impression with the most professional, courteous and expedient manner.
Must have good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili Must be computer literate
Must be customer focus and flexible team player Must have good planning and organizational skills
Very attractive REMUNERATION is offered as per NHC scheme of service.

 How to Apply:

If you think you meet job requirement, please apply in strictly confidence to the undersigned enclosing an application letter, photocopies of relevant certified certificates and names of two referees to reach the undersigned before 16th December, 2013.
Director General,
National Housing Corporation
PO.BOX 2977,
Dar Es Salaam

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.