Sunday, 26 January 2014

Jobs at Room to Read Tanzania - Girls' Education Program Advisor


Job Title: Advisor, Girls' Education Program, Tanzania

Employer: Room to Read

Duty Station:  Tanzania

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

The Girls’ Education program Advisor is a full-time position responsible for the overall vision, design and successful implementation of Room to Read’s Girls’ Education program in Tanzania. The Advisor will provide guidance, direction, expertise, and direct management to Girls’ Education program staff. The position will work closely with an Africa Regional Program Manager, and the Global Girls’ Education program team based in San Francisco, USA. It will also require regular interactions with government officials, school administrators, NGOs and others at varying levels of influence. Based in the country office in Dar es Salaam, the Advisor will be required to make frequent trips to the regions and districts where the Girls’ Education program is operating. This position is on a six month renewable contract.

Responsibilities:
Leads the development, review, and revision of the Girls’ Education program strategy for Tanzania and ensures alignment with global strategy.
Responsible for the successful overall implementation of the Girls’ Education program strategy in Tanzania. This includes implementation of program activities on time within budget, and assuming personal responsibility for direct program implementation if necessary.
Provides excellent leadership of the Girls’ Education program team and supports staff as a mentor and participatory leader. Effectively delegates responsibility and holds team members accountable. Encourages collaboration, innovation, excellence, and professional growth.
Takes a leadership role in advocacy in line with the global and country Girls’ Education program strategy. Builds coalitions of partners to support advocacy agenda.
Ensures that innovations, best practices and lessons learned are documented and shared between regions and with other Room to Read country programs.
Collaborates with Research, Monitoring and Evaluation team members to conceptualize, plan, and carry out research and evaluation of the program.
Leads the identification and implementation of strategic partnerships for the Girls’ Education program and Room to Read in general.
Manages the participatory development of a Girls’ Education team professional development plan. This includes design and facilitation of capacity building trainings for Girls’ Education program staff and others as needed.
Participates in any other activities which may be required to be undertaken to fulfill the objectives of the organization.

Qualifications:
Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Science; Education and/or other related discipline
A minimum of ten years of professional experience in development or an academic organization
Experience in planning and implementation of education programs on a large scale
Experience in direct program implementation at field level
Excellent leader with experience building and managing strong teams including leading and managing teams
Ability and desire to travel within the country frequently (about 30-50% of the time)
Proven track record of achieving results independently and as part of a team
Experience in managing budgets, projects and people
Strong collaborative nature with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
Legally eligible to work in Tanzania; no sponsorship provided

Preferred:
Master’s degree in Social Science; Education and/or other related discipline
Prior experience of working in an international setting or an international NGO
Experience of working in the area of girls’ education
Experience of developing and/or implementing life skills and gender-based programs
To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:
Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
Be an innovative and creative thinker; you’re not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
Work well independently as well as part of a team
Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Compensation:
The salary range for this position will be determined based upon the experience of the candidate hired. Health and retirement benefits are also provided. Additional benefits involve a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through the lifelong gift of education.


How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume by email, with “GEP Advisor, TZ” in the subject line, (no letters, calls, faxes, or drop-ins) to hiring@roomtoread.org.  Due to high applicant volume, we regret that we are notable to send personalized responses to all applicants.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) Jobs - Timber Marketing Officer



Job Title: Timber Marketing Officer

Employer: Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI)

Duty Station:  Kilwa Masoko - Lindi

Application Deadline: 30th January 2014


Position Description:
The Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) is a Tanzanian NGO developing Participatory Forest Management and Forest Certification as a combined tool to achieve forest conservation and alleviate rural poverty in south-eastern Tanzania. MCDI has received support from WWF Tanzania to recruit a competent Timber Marketing Officer with the aim of boosting revenues for communities managing Village Land Forest Reserves to develop and implement marketing strategies to meet agreed MCDI Objectives.


Duration: Initial contract will be for one year with the possibility to renew depending on performance and funding availability.

Main Duties:-
Lead on sales and marketing of timber from community managed forests.
Train local community representatives in basic marketing skills.
Lead all national and regional timber marketing, advertising and promotional activities on behalf of MCDI.
Conduct market research directly and together with MCDI partners in order to identify market requirements for current and future timber products.
Develop and maintain a database of potential timber buyers
Conduct sales and marketing calls to book meetings with potential timber buyers and saw millers.
Call and personally visit potential, new and existing timber buyers/customers to facilitate the timber business in community managed forests.
Explain the benefits of FSC certification to interested buyers.

Qualifications / Experience:-
We are looking for a dynamic Timber Marketing Officer with the ability to meet ambitious targets for generating timber sales for communities supported by MCDI.
Minimum:
A good degree in a relevant discipline.
Basic computer literacy including expertise in MS Word and Excel.
Previous experience in marketing and/or sales of primary commodities (farm produce and natural resources)
Excellent communication skills in English & Swahili (verbal and written)

Additional skills/experience of relevance includes:
Good negotiation skills
Proactive and able to work under pressure and minimum supervision
Experience in the forestry sector.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a CV and covering email to jobs1201@mpingoconservation.org, stating how they heard about the opportunity. Please do not enclose degree certificates or transcripts at this stage. Deadline for applications is 30th January 2014. Interviews will take place during the first half of February 2014. Only those shortlisted for the interview will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 5th February 2014 then you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.



Jobs at Smart Logistics & Transport Co Ltd - Clearing and Forwarding Logistics Officer


Job Title: Clearing and Forwarding Logistics Officer

Employer: Smart Logistics & Transport Co Ltd

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 29th January 2014

We are looking for a Clearing and Forwarding Logistics Officer to work in our organization. The main function of this position is to facilitate the shipping of assembly materials from different countries of origin to the local company


Job Responsibilities
Oversee the purchasing procedures and ensure timely delivery of materials
Send negotiations request for quotations to shipping agencies
Check fiscal prices, custom requirements and clearing fees
Study cost estimations to get the optimal and most efficient shipping, transport and clearing method
Track shipments and follow up with the forwarder regarding arrival dates at the ports
Send clear instructions to the shipper regarding the clearing documentation as per the requirements with the consultation of the purchasing department
Follow up closely on the customs/ clearance formalities and delivery process
Ensure all shipments are received in a timely manner

Required Qualifications
Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding/ Logistics Management
Minimum of 1 years work experience in clearing and forwarding
Experience in asycuda system is Mandatory
Basic understanding of clearing and forwarding regulations
Good communication skills and positive attitude
Reliable, honest and be a person of good Integrity
Should have good supervisory and organizational skills
Able to set and maintain high quality standards
Must be computer literate
Able to work well with others


How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, indicating the title (Clearing and Forwarding Logistics Officer) on the subject line.

Recruitment Manager
P O Box 5286
Dar es salaam


Business Development Services Coordinator Jobs at GVEP Tanzania


Job Title: Business Development Services Coordinator

Employer: GVEP

Duty Station:  Mwanza

Application Deadline: 30th January 2014

Duties
Coordinating the recruitment of solar phone charging enterprises/entrepreneurs, solar PV equipment retailers and suppliers under the programme;
Conducting needs assessments of the engaged enterprises to identify gaps in knowledge and where further support is required.
Organising and delivering business development training to entrepreneurs under the programme
Coordinating and monitoring the mentoring of entrepreneurs to ensure they receive relevant and adequate advisory services to meet their business development targets.
Ensuring enterprises have full and adequate business plans for the duration of the program which detail enterprise growth targets and identify investment requirements.
Supporting the Loan Guarantee Fund team in assessing businesses for financing and monitoring the disbursed loans to ensure they are used for the intended purposes and repayments are made on time.
Coordinating and monitoring the collection of data for monitoring and evaluation purposes including enterprises sales data, loan disbursement and repayment data and business development activities conducted.
Supporting entrepreneurs to engage in promotional activities create new market linkages and expand their market reach.
Oversee implementation of health and safety guidelines in the supported enterprises and in delivering the mentoring services by the Regional Business and Technology Mentors.
Inputting into programme reporting and assisting programme management in other activities as and when necessary.

 Requirements:

Educated to degree level in a relevant subject such as economics, management or commerce.
A strong background in finance, business planning and marketing spanning five years or more.
Experience working with small business in East Africa, developing business plans and micro finance.
Have participated in organising and delivering business trainings, networking events and other promotional activities.
Experience of data collection, developing forms and guidelines for business and program reporting.
Developed leadership skills – ability to manage a team, develop work plans, monitor progress and provide targeted feedback.
Good team working and motivational skills with an ability to work with business and technology professionals and deliver.
A good communicator with advanced oral and written skills.
A can-do and collaborative mindset – comfortable with the ambiguities and demands of a rapidly evolving environment.
Knowledge of the household energy sector and energy technologies would be an advantage.
Experience working with donor funded or renewable energy projects would be an advantage.


How to Apply:
Qualified and interested candidates should send in their cover letters and detailed CVs, names of three referees, their telephone contacts and email addresses via email only to recruitment@gvepinternational.org so as to reach us on or before 30th January, 2014.

Systems Integrator Jobs at Soft Tech Consultants Ltd in Tanzania

Job Title: Systems Integrator

Employer: Soft Tech Consultants Ltd

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014


Tasks and responsibilities:
Implement Soft-Tech solutions based on documented Soft-Tech standards
Update Soft-Tech solutions based on documented Soft-Tech standards
Review Soft-Tech implementations to ensure compliance to updated Soft-Tech standards
Provide implementation assistance for system integration issues during implementation
Execute and document technology site survey for the Soft-Tech solution
Design, develop, implement and maintain simple Crystal Reports from Soft-Tech solutions implemented

Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in Computer Science/Studies from an accredited institution
Microsoft or equivalent Certification for Microsoft Windows Systems and Active Directory
Microsoft or equivalent Certification for Microsoft SQL Server
At least 2 years of experience administering Microsoft Windows and SQL systems
Working experience of a middleware preferably Progress OpenEdge 10

Skills and Competencies:
• Excellent communication and documentation skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent SQL skills to design reports from SQL based database
• Excellent diagnostic skills to troubleshoot issues arising during implementation
• Very good training skills to train client technology counterparts
• Good logical and programming skills to use during troubleshooting issues
• Working knowledge of Crystal Reports designer to change crystal reports
• Driven to implement technology for improving client business
• Understand client systems and integrate Soft-Tech solutions within client systems
• Discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, initiative, and the ability to work independently
• Ability to communicate fluently in English and Swahili
• Should be able to operate under tight pressure


General Information:
All applications should be addressed to the Managing Director at the address below. All applications must be accompanied by a complete CV & photocopies of certificates. At least two references must be provided. All positions are for employment in Dar-es-Salaam. The deadline for applications is 31st January 2014.


How to Apply
 Send applications to;
Soft Tech Consultants Ltd
2nd Floor, Lumumba Complex, 28-31 Lumumba Street, P.O.Box 21692,
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Telephone: 2180625,2180635,2180638 Fax: 2180623

Sales Executive Jobs at Klebson Trading Ltd in Tanzania


Job Title: Sales Executive

Employer: Klebson Trading Ltd

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 07th February 2014

Klebson Trading Ltd is a privately owned and managed general trading company based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. We mainly deal with the import, wholesale and distribution of top quality supplies for trucking & coach companies including TYRES, BATTERIES, RIMS, etc. Our main clients include Transportation companies, Coach/Bus companies, and retailers.

The broad function for this post is to promote and maximize sales and distribution of our products throughout and beyond Dar-es-Salaam, and identification of new areas of growth and new market for company products.

Key Responsibilities:
To promote our products (tyres, rims & batteries) throughout the logistics & public transport industry and to be a leading supplier in the country.
To catch new opportunities, building and maintaining strong customer relationships with existing customers and identifying other needs and the potential for additional business.
Advertise and sell products of the company to current and perspective customers
To formulate the sales and marketing strategies to win the market
Dealing with the feedbacks and complaints of customers timely, in order to improve customer satisfaction, and establish long-term and good customer relationship
Visit the important customer regularly, and ensure fair competition in the market
Responsible for the planning and management of the sales channel in the area, coordinate with the dealers, provide them satisfying service and develop new dealers
Manage the warehouse stock and ordering new shipments

Qualifications:
Fluent in English and Kiswahili
At least 3 years experience in sales management
Experience & Knowledge of the TYRES and/or logistics industry is NECESSARY!
Excellent presentation & negotiating skills
Excellent written & verbal communication skills, together with good listening skills


How to Apply:
Interested candidates that meet the above qualities should please send their CVs and Cover Letter DIRECTLY to "md@klebson.com". Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.



Deputy Head of Human Resources Jobs at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Job Title: Deputy Head of Human Resources

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam, Mtwara, Mwanza, Kahama

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014


Duties
Working under the Head of HR the incumbent will have primary responsibility of ensuring proper utilization of human resources in order to enhance effectiveness and profitability throughout the bank. These will be delivered through planning, designing and co-ordination of sound HR Strategies and by ensuring effective systems and procedures are in place for staff development including specifically:
Formulate and implement the HR Strategy in cordination with the Head of HR.
Recommend and Institutionalise appropriate HR management processes and development of policies and Procedure.
Maintenance of good employee relations and employment practices to ensure a high degree of staff morale and discipline at all times which will enhance efficient and effective utilisation of manpower strategies with a view to optimising synergy.
Develop and implement staff welfare programmes and policies within the HR function so as to support the bank's business strategies, e.g. reward policies, incentive schemes and social and sporting activities etc.
Maintain the banks staff budget and to ensure the recruitment is done within the approved establishment by coordinating all recruitment and selection processes
Review and recommend changes to the organization structure in line with new business focus and organizational changes.
Coordinate staff performance appraisal and recommend career and personal development plan for staff based on the PMP.
Administration and implementation of the staff welfare programmes/Schemes e.g Medical Insurance, staff loans etc.

Educational Qualifications
University Graduate with a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.

Experience & Competencies Required
8 years work experience, 3 of which should preferably be in a senior position in Human Resources
Management in the private sector
Demonstrated leadership skills with good command of oral and written knowledge of English.
A structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in an independent manner.

How to Apply:
 If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam

Jobs at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited - Branch Managers

Job Title: Branch Managers

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam, Mtwara, Mwanza, Kahama


Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties
Successful candidates will be responsible to achieve branch targets on all parameters and provide first class customer service and management of the branch in all areas of the Bank's business in order to enhance profitable operations of the Branch by:
Implementation of proactive market plans and business development programs that will optimize the Bank's retail, wholesale & corporate customer needs.
Cross selling and marketing CASA growth.
Managing the operations and support activities at the branch; including guiding, supporting, motivating and supervising the staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in all areas of branch operations.
Monitoring the administrative activities in the branch to ensure adequate control and cost-effectiveness in all areas.

Educational Qualifications
University graduate preferably in Banking/Business/Management.
Professional qualification e.g. Institute of Bankers diploma would be desirable.

Experience & Competencies Required
5 years minimum experience in a managerial position in Commercial banks
Some experience at bank branch management Level would be desirable.
Builds relationships and networks easily
Strong service ethic

 How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter  by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam

Internal Audit Manager Jobs at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Job Title: Manager - Internal Audit

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties:
Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit the incumbent will be responsible to set up internal controls and to manage and coordinate efforts in the administration of audit functions in the formulation, implementation and mantainance of those procedures for continuous improvement and in order to safeguard against waste, fraud and avoidable loss and to achieve efficient use and utilization of the Banks resources and assets. Supervising a team of Internal Auditor the incumbent will be expected inter alia.-
To spearhead continuous improvements of operating systems and procedures, thus reviewing, evaluating, investigating, and advising the Senior leadership Team on appropriate systems and internal controls required in the respective departments and for the smooth and prudent financial management and running of the Bank's business.
To formulate and put in place an effective inspection and audit administrative policy guidelines, which will regulate and stream line all audit functions as they relate to cost control, procurement, standard procedures and systems for use within the Bank.
To undertake regular spot audit check and inspections of sensitive areas and investigate general or specific irregularities and to follow up promptly to ensure that corrective actions recommended by the BOT, internal / externall auditors are implemented and that the interest of the Bank is not compromised through any irregularities that may lead to financial loss.
To investigate cases of irregularities fraud and to provide appropriate recommendations to management for current cases and to avoid recurrence.
To be part of the regional inspection and audit team and may be assigned any specific duties at Kenya, Uganda, and Burundi as may be deemed appropriate by management.

Educational Qualifications
Post graduate qualification in Accounting or Finance e.g. MBA degree and any other relevant professional qualifications such as ACCA or CPA. Internal Audit certification would be an added advantage.

Experience & Competencies Required
Minimum of 8- 10 years of practical audit experience in a commercial banking environment or a large organization at a senior level.
A structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in an independent manner.
Strong evaluation, communication and reporting skills.
Able to provide advice and cause /effect evaluation to support business decision making.
Good at managing large volumes of information and can add value through management reporting.

 How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam

Branch Banking Officers Jobs at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Job Title: Officers – Branch Banking

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Kahama

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties:
Working under the Branch Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible to enhance service delivery to all clients by providing efficient customer service. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing the operations and support activities at the branch and to generate deposits and Loans from the identified niche market by:
Acting as the prime interface between the bank and the client
Identifying and developing medium retail banking business for the bank, with an emphasis on income generation.
Marketing the Bank's new products and services by enhancing the existing! new customer base and expanding the Bank's business growth.
Maintaining good customer relations and ensure that customer needs are met within the strategic objectives of the Bank.
Managing all customer-related queries. Maintaining DTB's Customer Service Standards.

Educational Qualifications
University graduate preferably in Banking/Business/Management

Experience & Competencies Required
Excellent communication skills
A confident and ambitious approach to the working environment
Geographical (workplace) flexibility
Some previous work experience (eg; internship) will be an added advantage


How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam


Deputy Head of Finance Jobs at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited


Job Title: Deputy Head of Finance

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties:
Working under the Head of Finance, the incumbent will have an important function to balance two key areas of the business, complying with legal, tax, and regulatory requirements whilst providing advice on the efficient allocation of resources.
These will be delivered through:
Reporting on the achievement of financial targets through effective revenue growth, risk and cost management Ensuring capital adequacy with the objective of ensuring optimal capital levels are maintained, balancing the co, of idle capital against the requirement to ensure funding for medium and long term business growth.
Ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, checks and controls
Understanding what resources are required to generate which types of assets, liabilities and fee income Evaluation of the soundness of business propositions and opportunities
Evaluation and management of information to support business decision making and controls Ensuring close coordination of the Country Finance function with the Group Finance team

Educational Qualifications
University graduate with a professional CPA / ACCA qualification.

Experience & Competencies Required
A minimum of 8 years post-qualification accounting experience three years of which should preferably be in a banking environment in a senior position
Demonstrated leadership skills
Good word processing skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional spreadsheet and data analysis ability.
A structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in an independent manner
Good at managing large volumes of information and can add value through management reporting.
Able to provide advice and cause/effect evaluation to support business decision making.
Independent and logical thinker, yet an achiever and implementer.

 How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam

Deputy Head Treasury at Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Job Title: Deputy Head Treasury

Employer: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties:

Working under the Head of Treasury. The incumbent will have an integrative function of managing efficiently cash, liquidity requirements and cost of capital/funds enabling the various business units to operate profitably.
In Coordination with Head of the department these will be delivered through:
Linking the asset liability mix to the desired business strategy in line with ALCO decisions. Focusing on regulatory standards both national and international, checks and controls
Optimising Capital adequacy, regulatory deposit requirements, off-balance sheet products, and foreign exchange exposures with the objective of optimizing the cost of funds and return on surplus funds
Evaluation and management of information to support business decision making and controls
Effective management of exchange risk of both on and off balance sheet items

Educational Qualifications
Post graduate qualification in Accounting or Finance e.g. MBA degree and any other relevant professional qualifications.

Experience & Competencies Required
A minimum of 8 years in a banking environment in a senior position.
Strong relationships with Client involved in cross border trade, Bankers Associations, Correspondent & other foreign banks, International and local banks,
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional spreadsheet and data analysis ability.
A structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in an independent manner.
Able to provide advice and cause / effect evaluation to support business decision making.


How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges send your CV and Cover Letter by post to
Head Office: Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
901 Harbour View Towers, Samora Avenue
P O BOX 115
Dar es Salaam

Jobs at G4S Secure Solutions Tanzania Limited

Job Title: Head of Sales

Employer: G4S Secure Solutions Tanzania Limited

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 05th February 2014

G4S is the world's leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

Key Performance Area:
Effective management of sales and marketing compliance with G4S business strategy
Effective management of financial and budget sales targets
Management Sales and Marketing teams
Effective management and utilization of sales staff.

The Person's qualifications:
University Degree in Marketing
At least 5 year's experience in similar position in a large business unit
Ability to work both at a strategic and operational level within a multinational organization.

 How to Apply:
To apply send your application document to Email link above or
Head of Human Resources,
G4S Secure Solutions Tanzania Limited
P.O. Box 5555
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Finance Officer Jobs at Pact Tanzania


Job Title: Finance Officer (Grants)

Employer: Pact Tanzania

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 07th February 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:
Work as part of a team to implement Pact Tanzania sub-grant activities accordance with worldwide Pact's policies and procedures, and to ensure funds set aside for further distribution in the form of grants to other organizations are used in line with the purposes intended by the donors
Participate in the grant cycle processes from the time of solicitations are issued, through the receipt, evaluation, review, award decision; grant issuance, reporting and monitoring and close out of activities
On assigned grantees/partners receive and review monthly financial reports from them against sub-agreement budgets, program reports, and deliverables as well as supporting documentation to check for allowability, allocability and reasonability
Conduct site visits to provide grant and financial management technical assistance and document site visit findings and issues
Work closely with Pact Tanzania finance and other staff members in the compilation of data and preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
Receive advance requests from assigned grantees and review them for correctness vis-a-vis the budget, past month's spending and future obligation requirements
Receive and review monthly financial reports from assigned grantees against program reports, budgets and deliverables as well as supporting documentation to check for allowability, allocability and reasonability
Prepare modifications to awards and update special provisions, whenever necessary, Prepare close out documentation and provide assistance to sub-grantees on close out process.

Qualifications
Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce: or holder of Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Commerce.
NBAA Intermediate Stage Module For higher modules will be an added advantage.

Experience
At least three years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, including at least one year working with non-profit organizations and international donors
Knowledge and familiarity with donors' rules and regulations, especially USAID
Prior experience working with sub-grants and awards will be an added advantage
Skills
Knowledge of financial and accounting principles,
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili, Excellent attention to detail,
Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications, Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines,
Analytical and report presentation skills and Strong training and capacity building skills.


How to Apply:
Please refer to our website link below for detailed job descriptions of the above positions.
If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position and curriculum vitae detailing your experience with three referees to humanresourcesTZ@pactworld.org:
Pact Tanzania, 74 Uporoto Street Victoria
P.O. Box 6348,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

60 Secretary and Office Administrator Jobs in Tanzania

Job Title: Secretary and Office Administrator (60 Posts)

Employer: Secretary Job Agency

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 20th March 2014

Position Description:
Salary: Salary Varies from 420,000/= (for local Companies) and 550,000/= (for international companies and Organizations)

Job Start Date: April, 2014

Duties
Recruiting, training and supervising junior staff handling correspondence
Implementing new procedures and administrative systems
Liaising with relevant organisations
co-ordinating mail-shots and similar publicity tasks.
The work offers excellent promotional prospects via advancement into senior administrative and secretarial positions, or by moving into related employment areas, such as marketing, human resources and public relations.
Managing diaries and making appointments
Booking rooms and travel arrangements
Preparing and distributing papers and documents for meetings
Taking minutes

Qualifications
Applicants for this position must possess a certificate or diploma in secretarial studies, record management, receptionist, education, office practice, typewriting, social works and community development.
Fresh University Graduates are encouraged to apply from various social science fields
A form six and form four leavers can apply, but the must prove their experience in working with any organization/company for a period of eight months or more.
Good organization skills
Good time management
Good communications skills, written and verbal
Discretion
Confidence with IT and Microsoft Operations i.e Office,Excel, Powepoint, Publisher
Accuracy and good attention to detail
An ability to stay calm and tactful under pressure
Self-motivation
A bright and positive attitude


How to Apply:
Mode of Application and Selection Procedure
Job and Training Application:
Send your CV and application letter/motivation letter to  secretaryjobs@secretary.net
Training Procedure; After your CV and application letter has been received, you will be contacted for training procedures, please check your email and phone regularly for update about your application status.
Note: PLEASE DON'T SEND MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION



Assistant Catering Officer Jobs at Precision Air Services Plc Tanzania


Job Title: Assistant Catering Officer

Employer: Precision Air Services Plc

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 06th February 2014


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Ensure planned catering activities so as to ensure reliability of standards and schedules.
  • Report on consumption per flight, operational challenges needing change and make available necessary data for reconciliatory purposes
  • Ensure efficient and effective loading /offloading of all in-flight amenities at station and outstation so as to achieve world class operations and uphold on time performance
  • To audit, monitor and verify all catering equipment and items at base and outstation on return flight so as to ensure World Class Organization are maintained
  • Lease with outstation management on charges affecting operations and passenger numbers so as to make pre-requisite changes so as to ensure efficient operations

Performance Indicators
  • Achieved Key Result Areas
  • Customer survey/feedback
  • Quality Reports and feedback



Competencies
  • Team working
Results focus
  • Analytical and numerical
  • Strategic Influencing / thinking
  • High Integrity and honesty
  • Building a results oriented team
  • Decisive and assertive.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • High school certificate grade C
  • Diploma Certificate in Catering
  • I.T knowledge
  • Analytical skills
  • 3 years experience in catering services


 How to Apply:
If you feel you meet the above requirements please send your application and CV to the address below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Director of Human Resources and Administration
Precision Air Services Plc
Mail Box 70770
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania


Email:pwrecruit@precisionairtz.com

Book Publishing Program Associate Job at Room to Read in Tanzania


Job Title: Program Associate, Book Publishing

Employer: Room to Read

Duty Station:  Tanzania

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the LLP PM in, reviewing and editing manuscripts, securing copyrights and ISBN codes, obtaining government approval, assisting in the procurement of printers, sending our new books to print, etc.
  • Work with authors and illustrators to produce original, high quality content that is appropriate for target age groups, suitable for the local cultural context and functional as a tool for education
  • Facilitate dialogues and schedule meetings between authors, translators and illustrators; ensure attention to detail and steer efforts towards shared vision of a final product
  • Analyze and make recommendations for improving book content and layouts.
  • Support implementation of a writer’s competition in which Room to Read Tanzania selects new titles to publish.
  • Type, edit, and review manuscripts
  • Extend support to Book Development Committee in order to get their inputs into the program
  • Track changes annually in the children’s book market with respect to content, format, types, age/grade levels, themes, languages (bi-lingual and/or minority languages) etc., and use this information to evaluate and inform Room to Read’s publishing initiatives
  • Assist in building partnerships with organizations and associations involved with children’s books (NGOs involved with content development, writers groups, creative writing departments of universities, etc.) with the goal of becoming a key player in this community.
  • In collaboration with the Program Manager develop annual plans and budgets for the Room to Read Tanzania Book Publishing program.
  • Provide the LLP PM with the information required to prepare submit timely reports as required by RtR TZ.

Qualifications:
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, sociology or community development
  • Three years experience in the field of publication or education
  • Strong planning, supervising, and program development skills
  • Ability to travel frequently to rural areas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Proven track record of achieving results
  • Experience teaching and book publishing
  • To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker; you’re not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Compensation:
The salary range for this position will be determined based upon the experience of the candidate hired. Health and retirement benefits are also provided. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through gender equality and education.


How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email (no calls, faxes, or drop-ins) to hiring@roomtoread.org with Book Publishing Associate in the subject line. Due to the anticipated high volume of applicant response, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Jobs at Legal Services Facility - Assistant Programme Officer

Job Title: Assistant Programme Officer (Protection of Women’s Rights)

Employer: Legal Services Facility

Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 27th January 2014

Duration: Initial Contract of 1 year – Renewable

Key Responsibilities
The main roles and responsibilities of the APO will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist in identifying women’s rights programmatic requirements.
  • Assist the Programme Officer: Legal Sector in developing LSF work plans that sufficiently incorporate the protection of women’s rights, including activity descriptions.
  • The APO will manage the implementation of these activities, through LSF partners, in order to ensure the activities are executed on time, to adequate standards and with the desired outputs and outcomes.
  • Assist in providing technical support to LSF grantees/partners or recommend helpful other resources as appropriate.
  • Assist in conducting follow-ups through site visits and mentor LSF grantees in areas of reporting, advocacy, communication and networking.
  • Assist in tracking the programme’s progress and propose changes to the activity plans where appropriate.
  • Help in resolving grant implementation problems of grantees.
  • Participate actively in contributing to documentation of “success stories” and other necessary information for purposes of enhancing the overall LSF quality performance.
  • Assist in advising grant applicants on LSF areas of focus
  • Organize, assist in, and facilitate meetings, workshops, training sessions, presentations and other events.
  • Represent the LSF in meetings and forums and
  • Undertake other duties to assist programme implementation as assigned by the LSF
  • Fund Manager.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
The minimum required academic and professional skills for successful job performance are:
Academic Qualifications
  • At minimum a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of Social Sciences.
Experience
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in women’s rights and legal empowerment of women.
Essential Competencies
  • Experience in managing women’s rights projects with a technical assistance and capacity building component
  • Excellent communication (including writing) skills, both in Swahili and English, and proven ability to work in a team
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills as well as excellent presentation skills.
  • Self- driven and able to deliver results within minimum supervision and prepared to go ‘the extra mile’.
  • Awareness and commitment to women’s human rights, legal empowerment, paralegal work and the provision of legal aid.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
  • relationship with LSF colleagues, grantees and other legal aid stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under-pressure, meet deadlines, prioritize and multi task.
  • Mature work practices, highly motivated, demonstrated sound judgment and the ability to responds positively to mentoring and directions.

Conditions: Full time, paid position.

How to Apply
In support of your application please send:
1. A curriculum vitae
2. Certificates
3. The names and contacts details of 3 referees.
Send or, preferably, hand deliver your Application (Hard Copy) to:
The Fund Manager
Legal Services Facility
P. O. Box 31,480
Bima Street, Mikocheni B
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania




Head of Country Sales at Reckitt Benckiser in Tanzania

Job Title: Head of Country Sales

Employer: Reckitt Benckiser

Duty Station:  Tanzania

Application Deadline: 7th February 2014.


We are looking for the Head of Country Sales - Tanzania whose primary objective is to lead the sales function and strategy for Tanzania, enabling Reckitt Benckiser to execute business growth plans and be capable of delivering the planned net revenue, company operating profit and net working capital on a consistent basis.

Job Purpose: The position holder is directly responsible for all aspects of sales, customer management and trade marketing in Tanzania. This includes developing and delivering against sales plans for each business channel, implementation of trade terms and accountability for trade spend.

Responsibilities
Develop strategy on how to build the business with key customers and implement
Lead the development and implementation of the annual sales plans
Develop trade agreements/ terms by customer that leads to maximum volume, profit, customer satisfaction and product availability at appropriate cost
Ensure superior 4P execution in alignment to the company’s success models
Develop and apply trade marketing tools and techniques
Partner with the marketing organization to develop business plans for new brands and categories being introduced into the country portfolio
Initiate, evaluate and improve return on investment (ROI) for the trade spending
Sales forecasting
Review sales results monthly and initiate appropriate action steps to deliver the targets
Lead and motivate the sales force to achieve excellent customer relationships and business results
Coach and develop key talent within sales organization
Qualifications:
Business degree or equivalent from a recognised university.
Minimum 7 years experience in sales within an FMCG environment
Additional functional experience, preferably in marketing, trade marketing and/or finance is an advantage
Experience of managing and leading sales teams
Personal Profile
Experience of leading a team
Results oriented, entrepreneurial and self-motivating
Tenacious and resilient, driven to achieve even when faced with obstacles
Leadership and interpersonal skills capable of building strong working relationships and influencing and customers and internal teams
Strong commercial understanding of business issues/opportunities
Strong understanding of sales and marketing strategy and planning issues
Strong analytical skills with ability to develop strategies, tactics and measurable implementation
The business language in Reckitt Benckiser is English, therefore fluency in English is essential. Fluency in other language(s) is advantageous

How to Apply:

Send your application including a covering letter and detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 7th February 2014.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416,
Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted!

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