Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Assistant Manager Career Opportunity at USAWA (Umoja wa SACCOS za wakulima)

Job Title: Assistant Manager

Employer: USAWA (Umoja wa SACCOS za wakulima)

Duty Station:  Moshi, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 18th March 2014


Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Contributing to the implementation of USAWA’s activities as defined by the Board of Directors and described in USAWA’s annual budget and objectives
• Participation in the drafting and review of USAWA’s annual business plan and annual budget, including objectives and strategic planning
• Contributing to the implementation of financial and risk management principles
• Implementing USAWA support projects: organization, procedure set up and planning of activities
• Preparing USAWA’s quarterly and annual reports in cooperation with the Managing Director
• Contributing to the improvement of the quality of the services provided by the SACCOS to their members
• Assessment of SACCOS needs in cooperation with the Field Staff
• Ensuring that the SACCOS understand and respect SACCOS and USAWA’s procedures
• Review and establishment of training documents for training of SACCOS staff and leaders in cooperation with the Training Officer
• Contributing to the professionalization of the USAWA team:
• Capacity building of current staff: working techniques, working tools,
• Recruitment of Staff:  participation in the selection of candidates
• Review of Staff benefits program
• Organisation and preparation of the bi-annual General Meeting in cooperation with the Manager and the Financial and Administrative Manager.

Requirements:

• Master degree (or equivalent) in the field of Finance, Economy or Management
• Minimum of 3 years working experience as a (Assistant) Manager in relevant field, including proven knowledge of and experience in Financial and Human Resources Management
• Affinity and experience with SACCOS and/or micro-finance sector
• Strong interest to work with SACCOS based in rural areas and managed by farmers
• Excellent and proven leadership and communication skills
• Strong capacity of monitoring and reporting
• Strong capacity of working autonomously and making proposals for improvement
• Ability to prioritize and to meet deadlines
• Fluency in English and Swahili, both oral and written
• Accurate, honest, reliable, hard working
• Positive collaborative attitude towards the USAWA team, the Board and the SACCOS.

How to Apply:

Employment is for 1 year, with a possibility for extension. A full time job consists at USAWA of 40 hours on 5 days per week. The job is based in Moshi, Tanzania. Your application, CV and a letter of motivation, should be sent to Mrs Birgit Mader, email: usawakilimanjaro@yahoo.com.

Job Opportunity at Auditax Intetnational - Audit Managers

Job Title: Audit Managers

Employer: Auditax Intetnational

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th March 2014

Job Description:

You will be involved in providing assurance services to local and International clients in various sectors of the economy. You will oversee the execution of our risk based audit approach and provide leadership to audit teams in the fieldwork.

The position reports to Partners/Directors and will have the following direct responsibility:

Manage a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and other services including preparing and reviewing audit plans, work done and reports
Ensure timely billing and collection
Demonstrate and maintain the highest technical and professional standards.
Be a strategic thinker in terms of client needs by understanding their business and key risks. Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis.
Participate in development of proposals.
Develop and sustain relationship with clients and deliver added value.
Supervise and monitor auditing staff.
Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge.
Perform other office activities, as required.

Requirements:

A professionally qualified accountant with CPA or ACCA
At least 5 years of external audit experience
A team player with strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills including leading teams of at least 4 team members
Experience in provision of non-audit assignments

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their application letters and CVs to the address below:

The Director Directors' Search Unit
Auditax International PPF Tower,
7th Floor
Ohio Street / Garden Avenue
P:O.Box 77949
Dar es Salaam


Careers in Tanzania at Auditax Intetnational - Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Employer: Auditax Intetnational

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th March 2014

Job Description:

Preparation of Management Accounts and Financial Statements; Perform bank reconciliations; Deal with sales accounting including billing and collections; Customers and Suppliers Accounts reconciliations; Transaction posting in the accounting system; Accounting of staff transactions; Follow up on collections etc.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate should be a graduate in accounting !finance with CPA or ACCA or pursuing final stage of professional accounting exams, with high integrity, results oriented with at least 1 year of experience in accounting. Experience in using Pastel Accounting Package will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their application letters and CVs to the address below:

The Director Directors' Search Unit
Auditax International PPF Tower,
7th Floor
Ohio Street / Garden Avenue
P:O.Box 77949
Dar es Salaam

IT Assistant Job Vacancy at The Guardian Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: IT Assistant

Employer: The Guardian Limited

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th March 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assisting daily IT operations, including helpdesk support, Networking, Software installation and development.
Keep files for office and record helpdesk calls. Coordinate incoming calls with appropriate technical resources to resolve helpdesk related issues for the head office and all regional office branches.
Manage inventory, including forwarding requests from various departments.
Working on Backup systems with database on the server and produce monthly/yearly backup CD.
Train users on usage of the software and systems used at The Guardian Limited.
Design and develop applications to ease business growth.
Create reports on operations and system usage.
Create weekly/monthly reports as assigned by the MIS Manager.
Supervise software systems in use.
Assist in transferring initial IT related knowledge to staff in all departments.
Self learning and keep up with technology.
Working in a team with members of other departments to ensure Business Continuity.

Qualification, Skills and Experience:

A minimum of Advance Diploma in Information Technology or related filed(s). Minimum of two (2) years experience in the field (IT / MIS).
Must have sounding experience in Basic hardware troubleshooting, Managing Networks, Design and Maintain Databases and code in PHP.
Fluent in both English and Swahili languages.
Good at time management, flexible and agile.
Self motivated, creative with sounding self- problem solving skills.

Remuneration:
The above position carries attractive remuneration as per The Guardian Limited salary structure and incentive package.

How to Apply:

All applications, with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications with daily contacts, including phone numbers should be forwarded to:

Human Resources Manager
The Guardian Limited
Mikocheni Light Industrial Area
P,O. Box 31042
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


Business Development Officer Jobs at Africa Volunteer Corps in Tanzania

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Employer: Africa Volunteer Corps

Duty Station: Moshi, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th March 2014

Job Description:

Africa Volunteer Corps is hiring a Business Development Officer to be in charge of revenue generation, including both traditional fundraising (such as institutional grants and major donor contributions) and more innovative funding (such as social businesses run from within Africa that generate income for the organization).

AVC is looking for an original, creative thinker, someone who wants to blaze a trail and show that it can be done. We are looking for someone who can really think about the long term, while also being detail-oriented in planning and implementing projects.

We are looking for someone to oversee all the various revenue streams, be they more traditional non-profit fundraising, new types of non-profit financing, or social enterprise income generation. In addition, you must also be able to manage those projects as well as the teams of people working on them. You will work closely with the AVC Directors, Board, Marketing and Communications Officer, and other staff.


Africa Volunteer Corps’ mission is to nurture a generation of African leaders dedicated to strengthening homegrown development by providing opportunities for practical training and job placement. The overarching goal of Africa Volunteer Corps is to harness the power of motivated, educated Africans and put it to use for locally-initiated development projects in Africa, opening doors for Africans to leverage their own resources and strengthening grassroots development efforts. Creating a springboard for leaders and bolstering ground-up social change efforts, we position Africans to drive development on their own continent.


The Business Development Officer will have the opportunity help an innovative organization grow and scale. You have an opportunity to take a leading role in shaping the future of the organization as well as the future of Africa. The ideal candidate is self-directed and well-organized, has excellent time-management skills and is able to thrive in a start-up environment, which involves some risk taking and much learning as we go. We are seeking a person who wants to shift the paradigm, who wants an ownership stake in this movement to create massive change.


Role and Responsibilities:

The Business Development Officer will be in charge of fundraising and income generation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Researching, planning, initiating, and leading the implementation of income generating projects and social businesses in Tanzania and/or other parts of Africa
Identifying and applying for grants from institutional funders
Identifying possible partners and building relationships within the social sector
Identifying and building relationships for corporate funding and sponsorship
Identifying and building relationships with Major Donor prospects
Working with Marketing and Communications Officer on donor relations

Must have:

Knowledge of social enterprise
Knowledge of management and business development
Knowledge of and experience with fundraising, including grant research and writing
Experience with development
Ability for both big-picture thinking and detail-oriented thinking
Ability to thrive in a start-up environment
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently and with a team
Ability to manage people and to delegate
A fire in your belly to create big change in the world
Resourcefulness
A no-matter-what attitude and an ability to overcome challenges
Ability and desire to blaze a trail and think beyond business-as-usual
A sense of humor
Strong writing and verbal communication skills
Fluency in written and spoken English


How to Apply:

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter through the apply now button below with the subject “Business Development Director - First name LAST NAME”. The deadline for application is March 20th. Qualified candidates will be contacted.

Executive Director Opportunity at Sokoine University Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative - SUGECO

Job Title: Executive Director

Employer: Sokoine University Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative - SUGECO

Duty Station: Morogoro, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 4th April 2014

Job Description:

SUGECO’s mission is to prepare, enable, and support knowledge-intensive, innovative entrepreneurs as they build successful businesses along agricultural and agribusiness value chains throughout Tanzania. Its vision is to create future generations of successful businesspersons who transform our culture to value entrepreneurship and help to create vibrant private economy.

Position Overview

The Executive Director will be the strategic and operational leader of the organization. He or she will report to the Board of Directors and be responsible for guiding and implementing their vision for the organization.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Organize, coordinate, and provide leadership to the organization
• Advocate for entrepreneurship for development
• Advocate for human resource value addition towards creativity and innovation
• Nurture a positive and productive relationship with SUA
• Connect SUGECO to important partnerships, collaborations, and networks
• Apply for and negotiate grants
• Guide strategy and implementation
• Mobilise resources
• Oversee effective and efficient use of resources
• Oversee effective and efficient implementation of projects and programs


Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates must possess:

Master or PhD in economics, agribusiness, entrepreneurship, business administration, sociology, agriculture or development;
In-depth knowledge of the Tanzanian economy and business environment in the sectors targeted by SUGECO;
More than 3 years of experience in mentorship, business incubation, and network weaving;
Entrepreneurial spirit and sensitivity to member needs;
Fluency in English and Kiswahili.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and salary history through the apply now button below by 4 April 2014. Please indicate 'Application - Executive Director' in the subject of the email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. East African nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This position will be hired on annual an contract, with possibility of renewal. A competitive salary and benefits package, including a housing stipend, transportation allowance and insurance, will be offered to the successful candidate. Relocation assistance may also be available.

Sales and Marketing Jobs at Urithi Elimu in Tanzania

Job Title: Sales and Marketing

Employer: Urithi Elimu

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 21st March 2014

Job Description:

An energetic young man is needed for outdoor sale. He will be contacting customers and do business presentations. Basic requirements

He must hold a valid motorcycle driving license
2.Good English Speaker
3.Form Six leaver (diploma in IT will be added advantage)




How to Apply:

For more details please call: +255 767 385 061



Project Manager NGO Opportunity at PATH International in Tanzania

Job Title: Project Manager - Tracking Code 5967

Employer: PATH International

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 21st March 2014

Job Description:

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions to implement its Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative's strategy which is based on the premise that better data, plus better decisions, will lead to better health outcomes. Its vision is to empower countries to enhance immunization and overall health service delivery through improved data collection, quality, and use. The BID Initiative will shine a light on the challenges surrounding data collection, quality, and use, and identify practical, country-owned, country-led solutions in immunization that could spread to other health interventions.

The Project Manager will play a key role in the implementation of the work in Tanzania. The BID Initiative Project Manager will be seconded to and based in the Immunization and Vaccine Development (IVD) _ program in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) of Tanzania, and will report to the IVD Program Manager

How to Apply;

Detailed job descriptions and application instructions
Please visit our website

http://www.path.org

for more details on these positions. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter online to apply through our website not later than Friday, March 21, 2014. We appreciate your application but only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Path Is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Senior Project Administrator Jobs in Tanzania at PATH International

Job Title: Senior Project Administrator - Tracking Code 5964

Employer: PATH International

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 21st March 2014

Job Description:

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions to implement its Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative's strategy which is based on the premise that better data, plus better decisions, will lead to better health outcomes. Its vision is to empower countries to enhance immunization and overall health service delivery through improved data collection, quality, and use. The BID Initiative will shine a light on the challenges surrounding data collection, quality, and use, and identify practical, country-owned, country-led solutions in immunization that could spread to other health interventions.

Bases in Dar es Salaam, this position will lead the overall financial and project management of the initiative in Tanzania, as well as manage the internal team communications and functions to ensure a strong and effective team is in operation for the initiative within the country.

How to Apply:

Detailed job descriptions and application instructions
Please visit our website

http://www.path.org

For more details on these positions. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter online to apply through our website not later than Friday, March 21, 2014. We appreciate your application but only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Path Is an Equal Opportunity Employer