Monday, 11 August 2014

Accountant Job Vacancy at Maji Safi Group


Job Title: ACCOUNTANT

Employer: Maji Safi Group

Duty Station: Shirati

Application Deadline: 29th August 2014


The Maji Safi Group is seeking a self-motivated, competent, and detail-orientated individual to serve as the organization’s primary accountant.


Responsibilities and Duties:

Planning and Day- to-Day responsibilities
• Developing financial guidelines for Maji Safi Group (MSG) and ensuring MSG is compliant with the National Financial Policy of Tanzania
• Preparing budgets for MSG
• Conducting and preparing workshops, hand-outs and health awareness documents
• Maintaining proper financial records and files in accordance with the project budget
• Preparing MSG accounting documents and forms (example: payment vouchers, order forms, and payroll)
• Checking and signing MSG accounting documents and forms
• Preparing checks for the Programs Manager, Director of Operations, and Executive Director along with the program activities in the budget
• In collaboration with the Programs Manager, with approval from the Executive Director and/or Director of Operations, procure supplies and materials for MSG
• Inventory management, disbursement and Goods Received Notes (GRN)
• Help create a workspace that thrives on creativity, happiness, and continuous learning.
• Procure materials needed for MSG
• Assisting the project teams in different tasks
• Performing other relevant duties as required by the Programs Manger, Director of
Operations, and Executive Director
• Keep up-to-date accounting books and prepare for annual audit

Evaluation and Reporting
• Preparing financial reports for the project team and advising them accordingly
• Monitoring and analysing project expenditures and income with respect to the approved budget and work plan
• Realizing, on a monthly basis, bank, bookkeeping and expenditures reconciliations against project budget

Communication
• Hold regular meetings with CHWs, Programs Manager, and Director of Operations to monitor the budget of the programs.
• Effectively communicate relevant information about financial stability to the Programs Manager, Director of Operations and Executive Director.


The ideal candidate for this position should have:

i) University Degree/ Advanced Diploma majoring in Accounting from a recognized higher learning institution.

ii) Certified Public Accountant, CPA (T) or ACCA and must be registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) in the category of Associate Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).
Or
Holder of NABE III /ATEC II/NABOCE/Ordinary Diploma in Accountancy or related field

iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application, and familiarity with one of the accounting softwares.

iv) A strong background of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and good knowledge of Public Sector Accounting and Reporting Principles.

v) Working experience of 4 years or more

vi) Experience in performing administrative functions will be an added advantage.

vii) Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics.
viii) High proficiency in English reading, writing, and speaking as well as being a native Swahili speaker is mandatory.
viiii) High computer literacy, including knowledge of excel, word, and PowerPoint is mandatory.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:

i) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;

ii) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;

iii) Ability to work in a small and dynamic team;

iv) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and

v) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

TENURE AND REMUNERATION

A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts. MSG is an equal opportunity employer. Staff will be employed on three (3) years contracts that are renewable upon satisfactory performance.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit via email the following:
• Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), scanned copies of certificates, and at least two references (include their name, relation, and contract information).

The application process will be rolling through August 29th 2014

Only short-listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letters should be sent to the email address shown below:
Email: bruce@majisafigroup.org

Family Planning Analyst Job at Clinton Health Access Initiative


Job Title: Family Planning Analyst

Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 31st August 2014

The Family Planning Analyst will report to the CHAI FP Program Manager and will be responsible for supporting CHAI-Tanzania’s family planning work in the above areas. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam or Mwanza, Tanzania with 40-50% travel to districts and regions within the Lake and Western Zones.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate with RCHS to conduct human resource mapping of health workers trained in family planning across Tanzania, beginning with Lake and Western Zones
• Work closely with RCHS and partners to finalize format and functionality of national Family Planning “TrainTracker” database, ensure that HR mapping data is entered into Train Tracker by RCHS and partners, and conduct analysis as requested by RCHS and CHAI
• Develop and use analytical tools to track LARC uptake and support government and partners to use them to target interventions
• Collaborate with CHAI FP Supply Chain and Logistics Advisor to identify facilities in Lake and Western zone with trained providers experiencing stock outs of implants and draft plan for troubleshooting with district health management teams and implementing partners
• Support the development and roll out of NXT Training Plan, including coordination with RCHS, partners, and district health management teams
• Support regional and district health management teams in Lake and Western Zones to coordinate on-the-job implant training in LARC to fill gaps identified through HR mapping
• Support the adaptation and roll out of CHAI web-based tool, combining training, service delivery, and commodities data from Tanzania data sources. Inline forge relation and actively engage HMIS unit within MOHSW during the development of this web-based tool
• Assist the CHAI FP program manager to documents best practices and to use analytical skills to identify innovative strategies, hence recommend new opportunities for CHAI to be involved in
• Assists CHAI FP program Manager in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, implementation trends, conference papers, participating in donor meetings etc
• Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors, and NGOs, especially partners in key districts
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the CHAI FP Program Manager


Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Development, or related field, with a minimum of two years’ work experience within a demanding and fast-paced environment.
• Strong skills in quantitative data analysis and use of data for decision-making and program planning
• Experience utilizing data to inform program development and strategic recommendations
• Proven record of effective program coordination and strong organizational skills
• Experience working with and coordinating activities with government entities
• Excellent written and oral English communication skills, and strong interpersonal capabilities
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities
• Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work cohesively with many stakeholders (e.g. MOHSW, donors, INGOs)
• Knowledge of the related existing national databases
• Experience working effectively with diverse teams
• Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
• Willingness to travel domestically
• Fluency in Swahili

Advantages:

• Experience designing and managing analytical databases


How to Apply:

Those who meet the above requirements should apply on line on https://careers-chai.icims.com/ (Select location: ‘Tanzania’ and job title: ‘Analyst, Family Planning’)

Jobs at Maji Safi Group - Programs Manager

Job Title: Programs Manager

Employer: Maji Safi Group

Duty Station: Shirati

Application Deadline: 29th August 2014

Overall Job Function:

The Programs Manager (PM) will be responsible for directing and organizing the implementation of Maji Safi Group programs in Tanzania. The PM will maximize available resources to implement all program components according to established policies and procedures. Additionally, the PM will provide leadership in program planning, implementation and evaluation along with coordinating and administrating program activities and supportive management systems.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Planning and Day- to-Day responsibilities
• Develop plans for community awareness and the Community Health Workers of MSG
• Work closely with the Director of Operations and serve as an interface between the leadership team, community health workers, staff, and community.
• Create and execute project work plans and revise them as appropriate to meet changing needs.
• Develop and implement needs assessments for programs
• Develop, coordinate and manage the program’s overall work plan and schedule of activities
• Facilitate and coordinate workshops pertaining to the programs.
• Oversee the management of programs and office operations
• Ensure that the programs logistical considerations (travel plans, meeting space, etc.) are handled appropriately by Maji Safi Group staff
• Help create a workspace that thrives on creativity, happiness, and continuous learning.
• Understand the requirements of the programs and ensure that work proceeds on schedule.
• Analyze needs as the programs evolve, and share challenges and best practices to be adopted.
• Efficiently and competently manage problems or create a new plan with the assistance of the leadership team
• Assemble assets/materials/equipment required for team/stakeholders to perform tasks and ensures proper use of the same.
• Writing invitation letters, information and other hand-outs

Evaluation and Reporting
• Facilitate the effective assessment and evaluation of the programs to monitor their impact
• In collaboration with the accountant, report on the progress of the programs, milestones, budget and expenditures regularly
• Write monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports for the Director of Operations, stakeholders and leadership team
• Ensure the programs documents are complete and stored appropriately
• Coordinate/carry out situation analysis, needs assessments, research studies, monitoring analysis, etc.
• Collect and maintain proper data and records on the programs and regularly submit reports to the Director of Operations.

Financial Responsibilities
• Manage project budget, financial plan and monitoring of expenses
• Prepare with the Maji Safi Group Accountant, monthly financial reports and fund requests
• Ensure timely and accurate accounting, including invoices, inventory and receivables for programs
• Work directly with Accountant to reconcile accounts.

Communication
• Develop and maintain strong systems to facilitate smooth and effective internal communication between program stakeholders
• Oversee and manage the development of strong systems for documentation and external communication
• Hold regular meetings with Community Health Workers, Tanzanian volunteers, community members, and government officials to monitor the impact of the programs and the needs of the community.
• In collaboration with the Director of Operations, keep staff well informed of changes within the organization.
• Effectively communicate relevant information about the programs to the Director of Operations.
• Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations and workshops.
Identify/strengthen potential partnerships
• In collaboration with the Executive Director and Director of Operations engage with community stakeholders and to help develop a strategy for partnerships
• In collaboration with the Executive Director and Director of Operations ,develop and maintain strong working relationships with key Tanzanian government, business, educational institution, civil society and community stakeholders
• Hold planning, progress and review meetings with government counterparts and other relevant partners.
• In collaboration with the Executive Director and Director of Operations, represent Maji Safi Group in meetings and liaise with government officials and stakeholders, to advocate and promote the goals and objectives of the organization.
• Liaise with other agencies/NGOs/government bodies/donors to ensure coordination, implementation of common standards in the field.
• Develop training programs and assist in capacity building for staff and partners, possibly within the core areas of focus of Maji Safi Group

The ideal candidate for this position should have:
i) University Degree/ Advanced Diploma majoring in Community Development, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Public Health or a related field from a recognized higher learning institution.
ii) Post graduate training in WASH/public health is an advantage
iii) Practical work experience (minimum 3 years) in implementing community development programs in Tanzania is mandatory. Experience in health promotion, WASH, public health, and/or social work is preferred.
iv) High proficiency in English reading, writing, and speaking as well as being a native Swahili speaker is mandatory.
v) High computer literacy, including knowledge of excel, word, and PowerPoint is mandatory.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:

i) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;

ii) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;

iii) Ability to work in a small and dynamic team;

iv) Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and

v) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

TENURE AND REMUNERATION

A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate for the position. MSG is an equal opportunity employer. Staff will be employed on a three (3) years contract that is renewable upon satisfactory performance.

How to Apply:
Please submit via email the following:
• Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), scanned copies of certificates, and at least two references (include their name, relation, and contract information).
The application process will be rolling through August 29th 2014

Only short-listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letters should be sent to the email address shown below:
Email: max@majisafigroup.org
For more information please see our website: www.majisafigroup.org

Senior Manager Job Vacancy at Exim Bank (Tanzania) Limited

Job Title:           Senior Manager – ADC

Employer: Exim Bank (Tanzania) Limited

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 18th August 2014


PURPOSE OF JOB

Managing sales of alternate delivery channel products for the bank

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Gather market intelligence and product understanding
Developing and rolling out of new products in coordination with stakeholders
Analyze the impact of channel cost for each product and customer segment
Conduct research to attract new to bank customers and retain existing customers
Develop alternative delivery channels for services to reduce cost and increase retail bank market share
Develops profitability models for each delivery channel and preparation periodic profit and loss estimates
Ensure security and compliance requirements are built in every delivery channel in liaison with information security and IT to minimize fraud
Ensure the activities for the various channels abide by the bank's overall service quality standards
Oversee all ongoing projects to ensure effective implementation in a timely and cost effective manner
Preparing the department budget and monitoring the financial performance to identify areas requiring improvement

 2.  FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Authorize GL entries in the core system within the limits
Approve reversal of service charges for credit cards

2.1 INDEPENDENT DECISIONS:
Authorize debit and credit card applications
Conduct  performance appraisal of  the cards department team member

2.2 INTERACTION WITH OTHERS:
Internal: Regular contact with Corporate and Branch staff
External:  Regular contact with external vendors and customers


       3.   OTHER:
Carry out work in accordance with the banks procedures
Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence
Eliminate waste of whatever form, suggest the use of new practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the bank

 4.   QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate in Finance / Accounts; Masters degree in relevant field will be an added  advantage
Excellent managerial skills
Good interpersonal skills
Minimum 10 years relevant experience
Computer literate
Good operational skills

5.    QUALITIES:
Hard working and committed individual
Good team player


If you are interested and ready for great challenges, please send your application letter, enclosing full Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, three names and address of referees one of whom should be from current employer by 18th August 2014.

Head of Human Resources
Exim Bank (Tanzania) Limited
3rd Floor, Exim Tower
P. O. Box 1431
Dar Es Salaam.
Email: hrrecruit@eximbank-tz.com

We thank all those who will show interest in working with us, but regret we will only be able to contact short listed candidates.

Internship Opportunity for Seller Acquisition at KAYMU

Job Title: Seller Acquisition Intern

Employer: KAYMU

Duty Station: Dar Es Saalam

Application Deadline: 27th August 2014


Kaymu is the largest, fastest-growing and safest online marketplace in Africa, where buyers and sellers meet and exchange everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in January 2013, Kaymu’s vision is to offer both customers and sellers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none. We currently have openings in Tanzania.

Our company is part of Africa Internet Holding, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce, and the leading internet group of Africa with already over 1,000 employees in more than 10 African countries. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom and Rocket Internet. We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses.

Job description: SALES
• Sales focused role centering on sourcing and acquiring retailers in Tanzania for Kaymu’s online marketplace, in close collaboration with the wider Sales Team and Management
• Clear understanding and strong ability to communicate the value proposition of selling online
• Development of both online and offline sourcing strategy for new quality sellers
• Initial education of sellers on the basic process – Kaymu’s role and the role of the sellers
• Maintaining sales leads trackers and charged with follow-ups
• Analysis of best performing acquisition channels and responsible for compiling reports

Profile requirements
• Some sales experience preferable
• Knowledge of traditional retail landscape in Tanzania, as well as experience with various online outlets or portals for product sales
• Entrepreneurial mentality – hungry for success, high energy and charismatic
• Fast learner – able to adapt to new processes quickly
• Strong communication skills and flexible team player
• Computer Proficiency (especially MS excel and Word), web browsing on desktop and mobile
• Basic understanding of e-commerce (how it works, and it’s potential)
• Speaking and Writing Fluency in English and Swahili
Our offer
• A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
• Experience working with a highly professional, dynamic and fun team working around the world on a cutting-edge business solution
• A competitive compensation package for University students

If you want to be part of one of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume with subject as “APPLICATION: KAYMU ACQUISITION INTERN” to:   erfaan.mojgani@kaymu.com


Website Content Interniship Opportunity at KAYMU

Job Title: Website Content Intern

Employer: KAYMU

Duty Station: Dar Es Saalam

Application Deadline: 27th August 2014



Kaymu is the largest, fastest-growing and safest online marketplace in Africa, where buyers and sellers meet and exchange everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in January 2013, Kaymu’s vision is to offer both customers and sellers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none. We currently have openings in Tanzania.

Our company is part of Africa Internet Holding, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce, and the leading internet group of Africa with already over 1,000 employees in more than 10 African countries. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom and Rocket Internet. We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses.

Job description: Website Content Support

• Full review and maintenance of our front-end website content, including special attention and detail paid quality of pictures, accuracy of descriptions, product variety and range of colors and sizes offered
• Data entry and simple database management of seller and customer databases
• Reporting of areas for critical action to managers
• Collaboration with seller management and marketing team to promote product categories and specific sellers

Profile requirements

• Some experience with IT, computer systems, and/or website design
• Entrepreneurial mentality – hungry for success, high energy and charismatic
• Fast learner – able to adapt to new processes quickly
• Strong communication skills and flexible team player willing to take on additional roles
• Computer Proficiency (especially MS excel and Word), web browsing on desktop and mobile
• Basic understanding of e-commerce (how it works, and it’s potential)
• Speaking and Writing Fluency in English and Swahili
Our offer
• A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
• Experience working with a highly professional, dynamic and fun team working around the world on a cutting-edge business solution
• A competitive compensation package for University students

If you want to be part of one of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume with subject as “APPLICATION: KAYMU WEBSITE CONTENT INTERN” to:   erfaan.mojgani@kaymu.com

Driver & Logistics officer Urgently Wanted at TCCIA



Job Title: Driver & Logistics officer

Employer: TCCIA (Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture)

Duty Station: Babati

Application Deadline: 15th August 2014

TCCIA (Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture) is a membership organization of entrepreneurs. The branch for Manyara region was founded in 2004, but nation-wide the organisation has been in existence since 1988. Its core-business is to lobby and advocate on behalf of its members, to strengthen the capacity of its members through training as well as to link them to financial institutions and investors. TCCIA Manyara operates in all 5 districts of Manyara region.

Context of the Job:
This position combines two functions: Driver & Logistics officer. The candidate should be able to perform logistical duties, and also be a driver for TCCIA Manyara office.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
Transportation
Driving project car to the field
Fuelling of office car
Maintain and control of logbook (Properly filled in)
Responsible for vehicle road license and insurance
Timely maintenance and repair of office car under his capacity
Purchasing of tyres and spare parts
Ensure vehicles are clean and in good order
Collecting and sending documents
Payment of bills e.g. NSSF, TTCL, TRA, Postal, Tanesco, Water and Salaries.
Minor maintenance of office equipment
Perform any other duties as directed by your supervisor (Executive Officer)

Job requirements:
Certificate of any recognized driving institute
Have a valid driving license
A minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

Required profile:
1. Good driving records (no accidents)
2. Familiar with Manyara region
3. Knowledge and skills in (basic) car mechanics is an advantage
4. Must be flexible in terms of working hours and location (ready to travel regularly away from Babati)
5. Good communication, inter-personal skills and attitudes;

Closing date is Friday 15 August 2014.

How to apply:
Application letter (maximum 1 page) and CV (maximum 3 pages) should be sent by e-mail to Chairman Mr. Karunde at: karundet@yahoo.com with the following subject line “Application Driver / logistics officer”. Or deliver letter and CV in person to the TCCIA Manyara office.


NB: At this stage you do not need to send copies of diploma’s or certificate
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

TCCIA Office Manager Job in Tanzania


Job Title: Business Information Centre (BIC) / office manager

Employer: TCCIA (Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture)

Duty Station: Babati

Application Deadline: 15th August 2014


Context of the Job:
This position combines two functions: Office manager (including cleaning) and BIC Manager. The candidate should be able to manage secretarial & admin duties, and also perform cleaning duties for TCCIA Manyara office. He / she will work closely together with the Sr. BDS officer and other colleagues.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
Office management (e.g. receiving guests, buying supplies, taking care of repairs) etc.
Manage Business Information Centre (collecting relevant business information for TCCIA’s members and presenting / disseminating it in an attractive way, managing the computer centre)
Make a quarterly newsletter for the members and disseminate it.
Communication with members
Manage / update membership data base
Provide Certificates of Origin
Cleaning of office
Perform any other tasks assigned to you by your supervisor.

Job requirements:
Relevant college Education
A minimum of 2 years work experience
Excellent ICT Knowledge
Good English and Kiswahili both oral and written.
Quick at information accessing & disseminating

Required profile:
Can work independently as well as in a team
Good organizer
Friendly and patient, good people skills
Must be pro-active and flexible
Good communication, inter-personal skills and attitudes;

Closing date is Friday 15 August 2014.

How to apply:
Application letter (maximum 1 page) and CV (maximum 4 pages) should be sent by e-mail to Chairman Mr. Karunde at: karundet@yahoo.com with the following subject line “Application Office / BIC manager”.

NB: At this stage you do not need to send copies of diploma’s or certificates
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Business Development Services (BDS) Officer Job at TCCIA

Job Title: Finance and Administration / Business Development Services (BDS) Officer

Employer: TCCIA (Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture)

Duty Station: Babati

Application Deadline: 15th August 2014


TCCIA Manyara is looking for a Finance and Administration / Business Development Services (BDS) Officer

 Context of the Job:
This position combines two functions: financial and administration officer and BDS Officer. The candidate should be able to perform accountancy and admin duties for TCCIA Manyara and also provide basic business and accounting training to the target group (entrepreneurs & other members). He / she will work in close cooperation with the Sr. BDS officer and the other TCCIA Manyara staff.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
Conduct business visits (member needs assessment & monitoring)
Conduct entrepreneurial training for members e.g. record keeping, basic accounting
Link members with micro finance institutions
Manage the (Youth) Credit fund
Support the Executive officer and BDS advisor with lobby & Advocacy activities
Write project proposals / fundraising
Ensure members pay fees
Petty cash management
Financial management / bookkeeping
Support BDS advisor and executive officer
Recruit new members
Perform any other tasks assigned to you by your supervisor.

Job requirements:
An Accounting degree or related field
A minimum of 2 years work experience in the accounting field

Required profile:
A demonstrable experience as an accountant, finance officer or grant manager
Preferable familiarity & experience in the international NGO sector as well as experience with handling a portfolio of funds from international donors;
Conversant with computerized accounting packages (e.g. Quick-book), double entry and analytical bookkeeping systems, data presentation, Excel and MS Word;
Knowledge in keeping a manual cash book
An accurate eye for details, strong analytical & problem-solving capabilities;
Must be pro-active and able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure;
Has excellent coordination, organizational and inter-personal skills and attitudes;
Can develop and facilitate trainings for the members in e.g. bookkeeping and record keeping
Skills in experience in writing project proposals in an advantage
Fluent in English and Kiswahili both oral and written.

Closing date is Friday 15 August 2014.

How to apply:
Application letter (maximum 1 page) and CV (maximum 4 pages) should be sent by e-mail to Chairman Mr. Karunde at: karundet@yahoo.com with the following subject line “Financial and Admin / BDS Officer”.

NB: At this stage you do not need to send copies of diploma’s or certificates
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted