Thursday, 15 June 2017

volunteer writer/contributors


Role: volunteer writer/contributors for The Best of Africa

In this role, you will contribute articles or any other form of expression to The Best of Africa.

Contributions can be on any current or relevant topic in African development and politics.

The role is open to those who are passionate or interested in African development and politics.

We welcome regular and guest contributors.

If you choose to contribute regularly, please send a short profile of yourself (100-150 words) written

in the third person and a picture.

Email your contribution to info@thebestofafrica.org.

Contributions should be on a relevant or current issue in African and global developmental and

political affairs.

Written work should not exceed 800 words and should be appropriately referenced through

hyperlinks.

Website: https://thebestofafrica.org

DO NOT SEND CV’s ONLY CONTRIBUTIONS

NOTE: the role is voluntary therefore you will not receive any payment.

Airline Operations Managers - 8 Posts


We are currently conducting a mass recruitment process for an Internationally Recognized Airline that has been in the East African Market for over 8 years. The Client is currently expanding its operations by establishing some other new routes and strengthening the existing ones in East Africa plus setting up its new Country Headquarters in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.  This will enable them facilitate effective and proper day to day management hence help them realize proper market share.

To help them succeed in achieving their goals, highly qualified Tanzanians are hereby called to apply in confidence in various positions outlined below;

Airline Operations Managers ( 8 positions - rotational )

Job Duties
Airline operations managers are responsible for looking out for all the operations of the department.
An airline operations manager does the interview and hiring of potential staff and crew. He/she makes the schedule for all flights, including schedules of the pilots, flight attendants and the crew.
Airline operations managers also oversee the modification done to the airports where their aircrafts are to land. This is for the pilots and crew to be prepared for landing.
The airline operations manager must also see to it that all flights comply with the rules, regulations and standards of the FAA.
An airline operations manager also involves himself/herself with researching for making their processes better.
-They research new clients and try to come up with marketing strategies that will help in both developing better airlines as well as getting more business.

Requirements
He / she will be looking after both air traffic and ground operations control.
Take care of the scheduling and discuss it with the in-flight departments.
The airline operations managers handle scheduling of pilot or crew trainings as well as the filing of background checks and medical reports.
Education and Training Requirements
He/ she should have a bachelor’s degree of science in aeronautical science.
An additional course in Airline operations will be an added advantage.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
In order for one to become a successful airline operations manager, one must be organized and good with keeping tab of all operations such as scheduling and aircraft maintenance.
Multi-engine commercial aircraft operation experience will help a lot when you are doing this job.
He/she must be computer literate.
He/she must have experience working with flight dispatchers, flight operations officers and analysts and other jobs that you might find when working at an airline.

Working Conditions
Airline operations managers can be found working with the military and in airports for commercial aviation.
Since these places run 24/7 it is inevitable for an airline operations manager to work a day job with a standard 40 hours per week. They usually work in shifts that last more than 8 hours if needed.
This position demands a flexible lady or gentleman who has the right attitude to work should be prepared to be always on call.

NB: An additional diploma will have a competitive advantage

How to Apply

If you are interested in these exciting opportunities, please send your CV to buckreefconsultants@gmail.com. As the subject line of your email, write “THE POSITION AND YOUR VALID PHONE NUMBER”.
- APPLY ONLY ONCE
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 17th. JUNE 2017

Monday, 5 June 2017

Entertainment News Writer


Ghafla! is one of the largest entertainment news websites in Africa.
We have recently embarked on an expansion into Tanzania. So far in Tanzania we have 543,000 fans on Facebook and 96,000 followers on Twitter. Now we need a writer to create engaging Tanzanian content on entertainment, lifestyle and fashion which we will serve to our ready audience. This a full time remote working job(work from home).

Key duties will include:

  •     Writing stories for a Tanzanian audience, that will be read and shared by many people
  •     Track social media trends across platforms
  •     Participate in brainstorms with other writers and editors


The qualifications for this job are:

  •     You’re a young person, recently graduated from college
  •     Great writing and grammar skills
  •     You can work without supervision and are comfortable writing several items per day
  •     3 months+ experience in some form of professional writing
  •     Familiarity with blogs
  •     Interest in Tanzanian entertainment
  •     Strong researching skills
  •     Ability to handle deadlines
  •     Familiarity with social media platforms


To apply:

please send your CV and links to published work to hr@ghafla.com

Friday, 2 June 2017

Field Supervisor


Research Support Services Ltd. (RSS Group) is an independent employee-owned research consulting and institutional strengthening firm established to conduct health, policy, social, agricultural, environmental and development research through innovation, partnership and capacity building, with the aim of promoting evidence based decision making processes.


REF: RSS/2017/05/TANZANIA/SUPERVISOR

RSS is currently looking for short term field supervisors to assist in supervising data collection activities for one of its potential health based household survey projects in Tanzania. We are seeking qualified and self motivated individuals with the following key qualifications;

Advanced degree(Masters preferred) in Public Health, Statistics, Population Studies, Community Development, Social Sciences or any relevant discipline from a recognized institution; Certification in M&E will be an added advantage.
Strong experience in managing data collection activities for Projects or Programmes in the health sector; Hands on experience in managing field data collection teams evidenced by a track record of delivering highly successful project results ;
Strong supervision and organizational skills with practical knowledge of community entry & mobilization techniques; application of sampling methods and strategies in the field; excellent interviewing skills as well as  demonstrated experience in management of data entry activities and enforcing data quality procedures.
Excellent knowledge of the health sector in Tanzania, especially in relation to HIV/AIDS; in-depth understanding of Tanzania socio-cultural context especially for the rural and poor communities, ability to access remote and volatile regions; Strong demonstration of links and understanding of Tanzania Government and the local administration and ability to obtain necessary permits and clearances from relevant National government and local authorities as may be required.
Good working knowledge of office computer applications; Familiarity with the use of digital voice recorders for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets for data collection, photography and recording (electronic data collection).
Project management capability, team player, attention to detail and ability to negotiate with ease.
Good written and verbal skills in English and Kiswahili; Good interpersonal, translation and negotiating skills;

The data collection work shall be conducted within the Tanzania between June and August 2017. We shall select researchers who emanate from and have knowledge of the local communities in Tanzania.If you feel you are the right person we are looking for, send a cover letter, copies of academic certificates and CV (maximum of 2 pages)that highlights your key qualifications and experience to;

recruitment@rssgroup.co.ke

Ensure you state the vacancy reference in the subject line as well as the local region you are most familiar with.. Applications MUST be received on or before 7th June 2017.

Enumerator


Research Support Services Ltd. (RSS Group) is an independent employee-owned research consulting and institutional strengthening firm established to conduct health, policy, social, agricultural, environmental and development research through innovation, partnership and capacity building, with the aim of promoting evidence based decision making processes.

REF: RSS/2017/05/TANZANIA/ENUMERATOR

RSS is currently looking for enumerators for short term assignment to participate in data collection for one of its anticipated household-survey projects in Tanzania.We are seeking qualified and self-motivated individuals with the following key qualifications;

At least a Bachelor’s degree in Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences, Community Development, Statistics, Population Studies, Medical statistics, Health information or any relevant discipline from a recognized institution with experience working with community health programs is required. Certification in M&E will be an added advantage.
Past experience in household based studies within poor and rural communities in Tanzania across technical areas (HIV/AIDS, OVC/MVCs, MNCH, FP/RH, etc) with a focus on participatory processes that touch on sensitive topics preferably in the key sectors of children’s health.
Experience in qualitative & quantitative data collection with a demonstration of good interviewing skills & community entry; Experience in use of PDAs/mobile phones for data collection; Extensive experience in qualitative data recording and a demonstration of skilled interviewing, expert note-taking, high quality transcription and translation; especially in Swahili to English
Good written and verbal skills in English and Swahili; Knowledge of local languages and community practices within the region is an added advantage.
Good working knowledge of office computer applications preferably Word and Excel. Additional knowledge of any quantitative and qualitative statistical package will be an added advantage (e.g. SPSS, R, STATA,Nvivo);
Familiarity with the use of digital voice recorders for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets for data collection, photography and recording.

The data collection work shall be conducted within the Tanzania between June and August 2017. We shall select researchers who emanate from and have knowledgeof the local communities in Tanzania.If you feel you are the right person we are looking for, send a cover letter, copies of academic certificates and CV (maximum of 2 pages) that highlights your key qualifications and experience to;

recruitment@rssgroup.co.ke

Ensure you state the vacancy reference in the subject line; and the local region where you are most familiar with. Applications MUST be received on or before 7th June 2017.


Data Auditors



Research Support Services Ltd. (RSS Group) is an independent employee-owned research consulting and institutional strengthening firm established to conduct health, policy, social, agricultural, environmental and development research through innovation, partnership and capacity building, with the aim of promoting evidence based decision making processes.

REF: RSS/2017/05/TANZANIA/DATAAUDITOR


RSS is currently looking for short term data auditors to assist in data quality checks for one of its potential health based household survey projects in Tanzania. We are seeking qualified and self-motivated individuals with the following key qualifications;

Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology, Health Information, Medical Records or any relevant discipline from a recognized institution.;
Experience in data management processes in research studies; Excellent skills in using online/ web based platforms for data collection, data entry and data quality checks. Additional knowledge of any quantitative and qualitative statistical packages (e.g. Stata, SPSS and Nvivo) and/or business intelligence software (e.g. Talend Data Studio) will be an added advantage.
Experience in conducting interviews on sensitive topics for research purposes preferably in the key sectors of health; Past experience in conducting household studies and studies especially within poor and rural communities;
Good written and verbal skills in English and Swahili; and ability to translate research documents in English;
Experience in qualitative & quantitative data collection and a demonstration of good interviewing & data entry;
Good working knowledge of office computer applications preferably Word and Excel.
Familiarity with the use of digital voice recorders for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets for data collection, photography and recording..

The data collection work shall be conducted within the Tanzania between July and September 2017. We shall select researchers who emanate from and have knowledgeof the local communities in Tanzania.If you feel you are the right person we are looking for, send a cover letter, copies of academic certificates and CV (maximum of 2 pages) that highlights your key qualifications and experience to;

recruitment@rssgroup.co.ke

Ensure you state the vacancy reference in the subject line as well as the local region you are most familiar with.. Applications MUST be received on or before 7th June 2017.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Finance Manager


Job Title: Finance Manager

Job Summary:
The position overall responsibility is to formulate and implement financial strategies, management of financial systems and safeguard/optimize the utilization of the organizations’ financial resources through the implementation of appropriate accounting systems that ensures timely production of financial information and compliance to Group and Business Unit Reporting standards as well as country statutory requirements and IFRS compliance.

Job Responsibilities

1. Financial accounting, Audit and reporting
• Ensure timely provision and interpretation of financial information including review of monthly management accounts and variance analysis reports as per set deadlines
• Develop and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures and policies
• Ensure implementation of financial/accounting policies and procedures as approved by the board i.e. accounting services are conducted in line with IFRS, Group Processes and Practice and Project accounting standards
• Periodically conduct reviews and evaluations to identify cost-reduction opportunities
• Responsible for managing the country's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash
• Liaise with external auditors to ensure timely annual audits are carried out and recommendations implemented

2. Budgeting and Finance Forecasting
• Responsible for preparation of annual country budgets, short/ long term financial forecasts and manages the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
• Ensure timely preparation of short, medium and long term country cash flow forecasts, monitoring and interpreting the same
• Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the Corporate Finance Director and Regional finance manager
• Prepare the regular financial statements review, initiate quality and efficiency improvements across the Business Unit

3. Communication and Partnership
• Ensure cordial working relationship with external financial partners e.g. auditors, bankers and statutory organization’s such as Revenue Authorities

4. Payroll preparation and administration
• Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner

5. Risk and Legal management
• Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that organizational risks are minimized
• Maximize income where possible and appropriate

6. Leadership and Communication
• Performance Management: Manage employee performance e.g. Weekly/monthly continuous performance discussions and provision of feedback. Translate strategy into executable plans while motivating your team with clear direction by setting clear goals and KPIs each quarter.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Management or Accounting
  • Professional Certification will be an added advantage e.g. ACCA,CPA
  • Three years or more of work experience 

How to apply

Kindly follow the link https://www.fuzu.com/jobs/finance-manager-techno-brain-group to apply for the job by end of day 24th May, 2017.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Agrodealer Relationship Manager


Job Description: Agrodealer Relationship Manager
Industry: Nonprofit/International Development/Agribusiness/Agriculture/Microfinance
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Location: MorogoroRegion, Tanzania (other locations may open up as program scales)
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  We are growing quickly. In four years, the Tanzania program has grown to serve over 24,000 farm families with more than 250 full-time field staff.

Function Description
The AgrodealerFranchise program provides high quality inputs to Agrodealerson loan, together with agrodealer training, marketing, farming-facing trainings and field-based support. Farmers are able to purchase a variety of products from our certified agrodealer network. Farmers are also able to access field support via Bwana/Bibikilimo’s, who help them achieve the highest yields possible with their inputs. Currently this is a pilot project, and we hope to expand to working with several dozen Agrodealers by 2018.

Role Description
The AgrodealerRelationship Manager will take a leading role in managing all key aspects of the day to day running of Agrodealerfranchise operations. They will drive the team to achieve targets and goals according to the program strategy, will provide mentorship and management support to our Field Manager roles, and will have an important role in developing team members’ skills. The AgrodealerRelationship Managerwill be key leader in helping the program to scale to serve thousands of smallholder farmers by the end of 2018.

Primary Duties of the Agrodealer Relationship Manager

Business development and account management
Develop a competitive business offering to successful sign up existing agrodealers to the One Acre Fund Franchise program
Prepare marketing strategy including all materials for prospective agrodealers and farmers
Conduct customer research to understand what prospective customers would like to buy
Shop inventory and sales data tracking
Manage the credit lending and repayment process with agrodealers
Manage relationships with agrodealers helping to increase their sales, keep track of data, and resolving problems

Warehousing & Logistics
Assist supervisor to locate and rent out warehousing facilities
Manage the logistics process including procurement of trucks, and delivery of inputs to shops

Field Execution
Develop and execute agrodealer and farmer training and extension work; including
Field agricultural training and support for clients
Agrodealer training execution
Agrodealer business registration
Shop sales data tracking

Team Management
Directly manage Field Manager , and indirectly team of field officers
Provide guidance support to help managers work with their teams to achieve joint goals
Set goals and targets and hold teams accountable to those using performance management tools
Proactively hire and train new staff members as needed
Build strong, positive team culture by providing team motivation, support and morale
Lead team meetings as necessary

Career Growth and Development
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

Qualifications
We are seeking exceptional professionals with a strong background in field operations or a related field, and a demonstrated long-term passion for working with smallholder farmers. We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive; please only apply if you fit these criteria:

Required:
Relevant work experiences. Examples include: demanding professional work experience in agribusiness, or a successful entrepreneurial experience.
Business development experience and relationships with agribusiness companies eg. Agrodealers, Wholesalers and distributors, Seed and Fertiliser companies etc. (Relevant experience in Morogoro highly coveted)
Project management experience – including designing tools like program calendars or Gantt charts
Strength and comfort working with and analysing data in excel
Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access
Willingness and ability to travel via motorbike, and live and work in rural environments.
Ability to work to a high standard independently with limited supervision
Proactive problem solver
Integrity and a positive attitude
A willingness to commit to living in Morogoro for at least two years
Language: Fluent in EnglishandSwahili.
Passionate about serving smallholder farmers

Desired:
Top-performing undergraduate degree in social sciences, business, agriculture, management or other relevant fields from a recognized University (please include grades and test scores on your resume)
Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.
Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
Deep knowledge of maize agriculture e.g. seed, fertilisers, harvest and storage practices

If you have these skills and experiences in these areas, please highlight them on your cover letter and resume.

Preferred Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: Competitive Salary (600,000-1,000,000/= per month) with Performance Based Incentives
Benefits:Staff loans, airtime and transportation allowances, use of motorcycle
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply:
Send your detailed cv to - jesse.hoffman@oneacrefund.org before 17th May 2017

Friday, 28 April 2017

Chef


Job Positions Offered: Chef
Job Location: Tanzania
Job Level: Specialists
Contract type: Full Time
Travel Requirements: Minimum
Start Date: 18th May 2017


 Kilemakyaro Mountain Lodge is a privately owned family run business located in Moshi, Tanzania. The lodge is nested on the hills of Kifumbu Estate, and has 40 rooms. Surrounded with coffee plantations, a majestic and unbeatable view of the Kilimanjaro Mountain we provide outstanding accommodation and tourism services.

Our objective is to be the best service provider in Moshi, add value to our guest experience, meet and exceed their expectations. We are dedicated to welcoming, serving and offer nothing but the best in this dynamic industry that is ever growing.

Responsibilities
Our small Kitchen and restaurant is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking Chef who is passionate about culinary art. The ideal candidate for this position will be a natural leader who always has a finger on the pulse of current culinary trends. The Chef will be responsible for assigning work in the kitchen, preparing meals for our diners, both local and international. He/she will be responsible for interviewing and training staff, kitchen inventory management and communicating with management to come up with delectable new dishes to add to our growing menu. Reporting directly to the managing director, he/she is responsible for:
 Creating new and innovative dishes that will bring in customers
 Managing the entire kitchen, from the dishwasher to the cooks. He/she can assign tasks, hire the right people, and motivate workers
 Manage relationships with distributors and resolve issues with vendors promptly
 Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen
 Design and promote new dishes on the menu and keep up with market trends
 Keep time and payroll records of his/her team

 Minimum Requirements:
 Hospitality knowledge plus three years’ experience in full service restaurant
 Business Skills to minimise expenses and maximise profits, manage the kitchen staff, minimize waste, and keep the kitchen running smoothly

 Preferred Requirements:
 Prior experience as a Sous Chef with knowledge of local and international cuisine
 Ability to couch mentor and train his/her team
 Creativity skills in food ingredients, preparations and presentation
 Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards
 Dedicated to food quality and control

 Other Critical Proficiency:
 Excellent record of kitchen management
 Restaurant management software
 Organizational and time management abilities
 Phenomenal communication and food presentation

Compensation and Benefits
Base salary:
 TSH 1,000,000 –TSH 1,500,000/-
 Negotiable according to qualifications and experience

Others:
 Travel Expenses
 Accommodation and Meal

 Application process
Please send:
 Your CV
 Cover Letter
 Soft Copy of degree/qualifications
 At least two reference letters

To Mrs. Laura Minde, Managing Director, manager@outstandingsolutionstz.com
For further information, please email: info@outstandingsolutionstz.com

Reservation/Sales Agent


Job Positions Offered: Reservation/Sales Agent
Job Location: Tanzania
Job Level: Specialists
Contract type: Full Time

Travel Requirements: To International Trade Fairs Such as ITB, WTM, INDABA etc
Start Date: 18th May 2017

Kilemakyaro Mountain Lodge is a privately owned family run business located in Moshi, Tanzania. The lodge is nested on the hills of Kifumbu Estate, and has 40 rooms. Surrounded with coffee plantations, a majestic and unbeatable view of the Kilimanjaro Mountain we provide outstanding accommodation and tourism services.

Our objective is to be the best service provider in Moshi, add value to our guest experience, meet and exceed their expectations. We are dedicated to welcoming, serving and offer nothing but the best in this dynamic industry that is ever growing.

Responsibilities
We are looking for a reservation/sales agent who is, enthusiastic, persuasive, and passionate about the service industry. The candidates must have the ability to identify new market channels by initiating and retaining relationships with clients. Candidates will be responsible for managing booking and reservations of two properties, that is Kilemakyaro Mountain Lodge with 40 rooms and its sister lodge Enyati with 24 rooms.
Enyati Lodge also owned by the same family and is located in Karatu, overlooking the Ngorongoro landscapes.

The Candidates must help with the ongoing efforts of increasing the occupancy rate and revenue per available room in the hotels. Reporting directly to the managing director, he/she is responsible for:

 Servicing existing accounts, obtains sales, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors
 Directly involved in international and local trade shows, by representing and selling the lodges
 Directly involved with room sales by providing travel information, itineraries and hotel rates
 Manage customers complaints and concerns prior and after departure
 Liaising with management and communicate new rate plans and promotions
 Maintaining in house reservation systems, bookings and report sales activity
 Providing up to date and relevant information that can help boost organisations revenue streams and growth
 Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, new products, service delivery styles, sales techniques etc.

Minimum Requirements:
 Bachelor’s degree plus five years or industry experience
 Effective communication skills in English and Swahili, additional language is a bonus
 Computer literacy

 Preferred Requirements:
 Ability to travel locally and internationally
 Proven experience in Reservations, PMS, handling booking, and sales and marketing
 Prior knowledge and experience with hotel management would be an advantage
 Other Critical Proficiency:
 Working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality
 Revenue management skills
 Organizational and time management abilities
 Phenomenal communication, presentation and public speaking skills
Compensation and Benefits

Base salary:
 Negotiable according to qualifications and experience
Sales Commission:
 Negotiable according to monthly sales target set

Others:
 Travel Expenses
 Accommodation and Meal

Application process Please send:
 Your CV
 Cover Letter
 Soft Copy of degree/qualifications
 At least two reference letters

To Mrs. Laura Minde, Managing Director, manager@outstandingsolutionstz.com
For further information, please email: info@outstandingsolutionstz.com

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Associate


The Busara Center is growing once again. We are taking applications for new associates. This year we have tripled the size of our associate team, moved to our shiny new offices at Daykio Plaza, run two major conferences, and worked to apply behavioral science to everything from sanitation to digital savings. We've examined poverty through the prism of aspirations, stress levels and cash transfers. We are now operating in Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Nigeria, as well as Kenya. That's all in pursuit of our twin missions of advancing behavioral science and alleviating poverty.

Does this sound interesting? If so, are you looking to:

  • Design and develop research projects
  • Recruit partners from academic institutions, development banks, large NGOs, private companies and social enterprises and manage the relationships
  • Implement qualitative and quantitative behavioral research
  • Develop and pilot instruments
  • Manage large scale field and lab projects with leading academics and institutions
  • Organize, clean and analyze data
  • Disseminate results, prepare project reports and present results
  • Design future scope of works
  • Live and work in East Africa with a base in Nairobi
Good. So you’re interested in the organization and what the role entails. But do you have what we’re looking for?


  • A Bachelor’s degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields. Other fields will be considered.
  • 1-3 years previous work experience in a related field
  • Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English
  • Interest and experience working in a fast-paced working environment
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, a team player 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations 
  • Strong quantitative skills including knowledge of and experience working with data analysis software
And preferably:

  • A Master's degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields
  • Experience managing and mentoring staff
  • Familiarity with and interest in behavioral economics or science

Interested and qualified? Great - click here to apply before May 12th, 2017.

Sales Trade Rep


We are currently recruiting in Tanzania for our client a leading FMCG company

Position: Sales Trade Rep 
 
Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the systems, policies and procedures.
  • Participate in conducting internal analysis of the department by providing data related to Distribution sales performance of the region. 
  • Work to achieve the assigned Distributor sales targets as per Company Annual Plan.
  • Continuously appraise & report on Distributors’ Networks, gaps, opportunities.
  • Maintain and update Distributors database containing all the details related to distributors of the specified region.
  • Ensure that all the Distributors in the particular region are aware of the various products. In case of any kind of product training, usage training etc is required the same should be arranged.
  • Monitor the sales performance of distributors and track the sales of various products sold by Distributors.
  • Ensure reports are prepared as per schedule and required format.
  • Ensure stocks out are prevented at Distributors site by providing replenishment of the stock on schedule once the order is confirmed.
  • Liaise with delivery person to ensure that deliveries to Distributors are done as per schedule.
  • Gather market information in the Assigned Territory 

Key Participatory Areas

  • Pass on any quality related issue or complaints received from market to Quality Assurance.
  • Assist marketing team in conducting all ATL and BTL activities in the specified region.
  • Help other sales teams if collaboration is required for sales purpose.
  • Coordinate with logistics in charge to insure timely delivery to customers. 
  • Share market intelligence regarding competitor activities, new products, and new customer demands with the team.

Prepares following –

Weekly/Monthly Route Coverage Plans-Itinerary
Weekly & Monthly Sales Report
Monthly New product market feasibility report
Weekly/Monthly Market Intelligence Report.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject  to leadconsultant@hrbpsolutions.co.ke before 10th MAY   2017

Area sales Manager


Our client  a FMCG  company is looking for a ,  

Area sales Manager – TANZANIA

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing territory sales plan and set primary targets by distributor.
  • Conducting distributor and sales team monthly and quarterly performance analysis.
  • Training, developing, Leading, directing and monitoring sales team and auxiliary team to meet and increase performance levels.
  • Distributor’s management to operate within company agreed trade terms and policies.
  • Identify new markets and business opportunities for products offered 
  • Conduct market analysis and evaluation  through market survey, intelligence and  testing to ensure our products are competitive. 
  • Manage  Trade accounts  in the territory through ensuring ordering process are adhered to and merchandising standards.
  • Organize ,support and participate in development of marketing strategies  within my territory 

positions minimum specifications:

 at least 10 years experience in relevant position in fmcg company, prefer candidate with similar
company
 university graduate or higher.
 strong in strategic thinking, leadership, communication, problem solving & decision making,
initiative & follow through, customer business analysis
 strong in customer business management, program execution management, direct sales,
merchandising, and pricing & packaging strategy
 good business acumen
 a dynamic personality with excellent communication and presentation skills
 a hands-on approach

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to leadconsultant@hrbpsolutions.co.ke before 10th May 2017, indicate your current /expected salary and notice per

Bank Tellers


Our client, a commercial bank with operations in Tanzania, Kenya Rwanda and Uganda, is currently seeking to fill the positions of Bank Tellers to be based in Tanzania Branches.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the job holder will provide a day to day over the counter transaction service to bank customers.

Job Purpose

  • Maintain the authorized cash limit for the cashier.
  • Ensure daily reconciliation of cash book system.
  • Ensure daily reports are captioned as per schedule of reports
  • Prompt reporting to operations supervisor on cash limits and timely evacuation of excess cash.
  • Ensure cash security is adhered to.
  • Responding promptly to customer inquiries.
  • Providing feedback to improve the efficiency of the customer service process
  • Attend to cheques and withdrawals in all accepted currencies according to laid-down procedures.
  • Attend to change transactions.
  • Accept cheque and/or cash deposits in all accepted currencies, according to laid-down procedures.
  • Ensure that cheques included in deposits are checked in terms of Duty of Care obligations.
  • Ensure that all items cashed are within laid-down limits and refer all transactions exceeding limits to the appropriate area for authorization.
  • Ensure that items cashed are technically correct and signed, according to laid-down instructions.


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar post.
  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting/Banking/Co-operative Management, or any relevant qualifications in Business field.
  • Any relevant professional qualification added advantage.
  • Have strong communication and team building skills with ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Good understanding of prudential guidelines.

How to Apply
If you meet the above minimum requirements, please email your application, current CV and cover letter to vacancies@jkstaffing.co.ke on or before close of business on 20th May 2017 quoting the job title: Bank Teller on the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Investigation Officer - 13 Posts


Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons
to fill various vacant posts in the district offices of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau as follows:-

INVESTIGATION OFFICERS (13 POSTS)

DIRECT ENTRANTS (FROM COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES)
  • Applicant should posses three years Advanced Diploma or Undergraduate degree from recognized learning institutions in any of the following fields; Accountancy, IT, Land Management and Valuation, Law, Geology & Highways Engineering.
  • Applicant should be ready to work in District Offices: Ulanga, Kiteto, Nzega, Kahama, Makete, Nkasi, Gairo, Tarime and other places as will be determined by the Director General.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must be Citizen of Tanzania and not above 25 year at the time of applying
  • Applicant should have a minimum pass of lower second class.
  • Applicant must attach his/her detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates:
  • Degree/Advanced Diploma Transcripts and Certificates
  • Postgraduate Degree Transcripts and Certificate (added advantage).
  • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
  • Standard VII Completion Certificate.
  • Professional certificates from respective boards (added advantage)
  • One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
  • Applicant should have good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet and computer applications (eg. MS Office)
  • Applicants who have been employed must channel their application through their current employer.

MODE OF APPLICATION
  • All applications must be submitted on line through PCCB website (www.pccb.go.tz/recruitmentportal)
  • Applications delivered by hand or through postal services will not be accepted
  • Applicant must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable physical address, contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers, certified photocopies of Birth and Academic certificates and Transcripts.
  • Applicant must submit three names of referees and one recent passport size photograph


NOTE:
  • Application letter should be handwritten in Swahili or English, scanned and uploaded through the online application system (www.pccb.go.tz/recruitmentportal)
  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 25 years at the time of application.
  • Applicants should be of high integrity.
  • Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted.
  • Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
  • Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  • Applicants must not have criminal records.
  • Applicants who have/were terminated from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
  • Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DEADLINE OF APPLICATION: 12 May, 2017

Assistant Investigation Officers - 13 Posts


Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons
to fill various vacant posts in the district offices of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau as follows:-

ASSISTANT INVESTIGATORS (13 POSTS)

  • Applicant should have CSE or ACSE, Full Technician Certificate or Diploma in Vocational training from recognized Vocational Training Institution.
  • Applicant should have (in addition to CSE or ACSE and vocational training certificate) a working experience in mason, Air Condition Mechanics and Installer, Motor vehicle electrician, undergone Voluntary National Service Training or Training in security guard duties.
  • Training in local military and Fire Fighting Techniques is an added advantage.
  • Applicant should be ready to work in District Offices: Ludewa, Sumbawanga, Misenye, Makete, Nanyumbu, Igunga, Hanang, and other places as will be determined by the Director General.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must be Citizen of Tanzania and not above 25 year at the time of applying
  • Applicant should have a minimum pass of lower second class.
  • Applicant must attach his/her detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates:
  • Degree/Advanced Diploma Transcripts and Certificates
  • Postgraduate Degree Transcripts and Certificate (added advantage).
  • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
  • Standard VII Completion Certificate.
  • Professional certificates from respective boards (added advantage)
  • One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
  • Applicant should have good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet and computer applications (eg. MS Office)
  • Applicants who have been employed must channel their application through their current employer.


MODE OF APPLICATION

  • All applications must be submitted on line through PCCB website (www.pccb.go.tz/recruitmentportal)
  • Applications delivered by hand or through postal services will not be accepted
  • Applicant must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable physical address, contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers, certified photocopies of Birth and Academic certificates and Transcripts.
  • Applicant must submit three names of referees and one recent passport size photograph


NOTE:

  • Application letter should be handwritten in Swahili or English, scanned and uploaded through the online application system (www.pccb.go.tz/recruitmentportal)
  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 25 years at the time of application.
  • Applicants should be of high integrity.
  • Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted.
  • Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
  • Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  • Applicants must not have criminal records.
  • Applicants who have/were terminated from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
  • Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DEADLINE OF APPLICATION: 12 May, 2017

Research and Planning Manager


The PPF Pensions Fund was established by the PPF Pensions Fund Act
[Cap 372 R.E 2002] as amended time to time with the objective of providing pensions and other related terminal benefits to all employees in the formal and informal sectors.

Our commitment is to deliver both effective and efficient services which 4.2 recognize and value the importance of our customers. We are dedicated to continue developing and improving our customer services by focusing on keeping our customers at the centre of all Fund activities.

Fund Vision is to be a model provider of comprehensive Social Security Services and its mission is to provide quality pensions and allied benefits to members through utilization of dedicated human capital and modern technology with high degree of accuracy and promptness.

We are seeking to fill the positions of Research and Planning Manager with specific requirements as follows:

POSITION: RESEARCH AND PLANNING MANAGER

DEPARTMENT:  RESEARCH AND PLANNING

SALARY SCALE: FGS 16

REPORTS TO:  DIRECTOR GENERAL

3.0 MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

3.1 ROLE SUMMARY /PURPOSE

T he research and panning manager directs and coordinates all activities related to Fund’s strategic corporate planning research evaluation in order to ensure that the fund makes informed decisions

Furthermore the research and planning manager demonstrates accountability for business-wide manufacturing readiness objectives. The incumbent will project mange all activities required within the industrialization and ramp up projects from the delivery of flow rate productions to full rate productions. The role will draw upon the various internal and external functions necessary to contribute to the overall equipment, facilities and resource readiness requirements of the business. In this role candidate will integrate and develop process that meet business needs across the organization , manage complex issues within functional areas area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy

4.0 ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

4.1 Research and Planning

To provide high level coordination and technical experts to ensure effective development and implementation of strategy corporate plan, mid-term plans annual plans and budget
To provide high level technical leadership guidance and coordination’s on research and policy development to address strategic plans and trends and issues facing the fund
To monitor the implementation of the strategy corporate plans and report on the performance of the fund through planned periodic reviews and report
To study and advice the management on all government fiscal and monetary policies regarding the opening opportunities and treat on performance
To lead coordinate the research functions at the cooperate level by establishing statistical focal local point that will serve as a source date bank for funds’ operations directions
Managing the performance skills, and competency development of research and planning staff including training development of research and planning staff including training development knowledge management capabilities

4.2 Industrialization

Extensive industrial experience in processing designing manufacturing technical service and application development
Proven experience product manufacturing scale-up and commissioning
Proven experience in identifying and understanding customer requirements
Cultural awareness of different business approaches internationally/globally
Liaising with direct customer and user industries to understand and define manufacturing requirements
Defining and specifying the manufacturing equipment to reproduce new products to from proof of concept through to seamless transfer to operations
Preparing manufacturing for transfer from emerging business to established operations functions

5.0 ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

5.1 ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

5 years of experience in research and planning; a program or project management position
Extensive experience of manufacturing environments and system
Previous experience identifying and developing resources improvement necessary for the rate adherence
Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders

5.2 DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

By appointment of a holder of masters degree or equivalent in economics industrial economic statistics and finance management coupled with at least 5 years working experience in the similar field. An experience in industrialization will be an advantage. Must be computer literacy

6.0 JOB RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Experience is obtained through opportunities for expose and practice at work. Includes all working experience that some bearing on the job and is not restricted to the current organization. Supervised on-the job training, internship are incorporated within this category

7.0 REMUNERATION

THE successful candidates will be offered attractive and competitive remuneration packages consistence with PPF Pension Fund remunerations scheme

8.0 APPLICATION DETAILS

CANDIDATE ARE ADVICE TO provide their detailed CV by including copies of academic certificate, three works related referee and apply for the job in the system through the following .

APPLY ONLINE  HERE >> APPLY NOW

DEADLINE 28 APRIL, 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be connected

Daily News 21 April, 2017

Monday, 13 March 2017

Business Development Executive


Software Technologies Ltd is located in Nairobi along Limuru road, Gigiri. We are one of the Africa’s leading IT solution providers. We offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive solutions, custom software development, consultancy, support and training and STL’s own solution, eHORIZON. Over the last two decades, STL has implemented its solutions and services across various business verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services, Utilities, Energy, Transportation and NGOs.

VACANCIES
We hereby invite applications from Tanzania professionals who are open to change, ambitious, ready to grow and hard working to apply for the position of a Business Development Executive to be based in Dar Es Salaam.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
a) A degree in a Business course majoring in sales and marketing (BBIT) will be an added advantage.
b) The candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience in sales andmarketing.
c) Must possess the following skills;
Good spoken and written English,
Knowledgeable on current affairs,
Tenacity,
Client Relationships,
Emphasizing Excellence,
Aggressive yet persuasive,
Negotiation,
Prospecting Skills,
Creativity,
Sales Planning,
Independence and Passion forwork
Sales track record,
Handled corporate sales (B2B).

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Collate list of companies from internet/directory and receive leads frommarketing.
Meet various sales related targets as per therequirement.
Look for new leads from newsletters,newspapers.
Maintain a sales database of potentialclients.
Make cold calls to create leads and follow up regularly on potentialsales.
Make calls to the potential leads collected ad request for a demo from the prospective clients.
Send standard proposal (with approval from Account Manager) to the client in case an inquiry is received. Customize the proposal if required. Follow up with client until final confirmation is received from theclient.
Take corrective actions (if any) as determined by Accounts Manager after analyzingthe sales executiveperformance.
Maintain & update CRM system(Zoho)
Adhere to all organizational systems, processes and polices ofSTL.
Prepare any other reports as required within his/her domain and share withmanagement.

HOW TO APPLY
Send an application letter and attach your resume to hr@stl-horizon.com


Marketing Officer


Job Title: Marketing Officer

Reporting Relationship:
The Marketing Officer shall report to the Managing Director and Management. The position attracts commission based remuneration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Expertise in clearing and forwarding industry and skilled in securing business for the company.
  • Identifies prospects, customers, and referral sources, while expediting the resolution of customer problems and complaints
  • Formulate and recommend the company’s marketing strategy that can sustain it in profitable operations.
  • Plan, develop and maintain marketing strategies to meet agreed company objectives and identify sources of sellable products; handle issues of quality and prices and local delivery of sold products 
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers. 
  • Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment and regularly visit sites where company has contracts for work to ensure that the company is performing according to contract and clients expectations.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Managing Director and Management.


Qualifications and Experience

  • The Marketing Officer shall have a First Degree level in Economics, Finance or Marketing and shall have worked in a professional capacity. Shall have knowledge in Clearing and Forwarding and Trading sector. The Officer shall be computer literate with excellent interpersonal and reporting skills. Must be aged between 25 - 40 years.


How to Apply:
Prospective candidates are invited to submit applications stating your mission/motivation and expected commission; together with copies of certificates, Curriculum Vitae with addresses and telephone numbers of at least two referees to the following email address: citl@citlgroup.com. Title of the Subject should be Marketing Officer Application. Deadline for application is 20th March 2017.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Vacancy for Two Wheeler Sales/ Service / Spare Parts


Vacancy for Two Wheeler Sales/Service/Spare Parts – Tanzania /West Africa

About Company :-  Fairdeal Cars Pvt. Ltd., located at Delhi (India), deals in Automobiles, is a 100% subsidiary of “Fair Deal Group” (FDG) which is a global player in multiple businesses .We have registered office in Tanzania with the name of Fairdeal Exim Pvt. Ltd. The group has been awarded accolades from various organizations. Fair Deal Group (FDG) is known for having one of the largest dealership networks of Bajaj  Bikes  and Maruti Suzuki Four wheeler in Northern India and Overseas Market (East & west Africa).

Vacancy Detail:-

1) Vacancy for Sales (Two Wheeler): -

• General Manager
• Assistant General Manager
• Manager
• Sales Person

2) Vacancy for Service (Two Wheeler): -

• General Manager
• Assistant General Manager
• Manager

3) Vacancy for Spare Part (Two Wheeler): -
• Manager

Job Location: Tanzania/West Africa

Experience: 7 to 20 years

Eligibility Criteria:
• Candidate should have Good Knowledge of Two Wheeler Sales/Service/Spare Parts
 • Should be Goal Oriented, Team Player and a Self Starter
 • Should be Creative with Good Communication & Improvising Skills
• Should be Outgoing, Enthusiastic, Able to relate to people at all levels

How to apply: 
Interested candidates, please email your CV to hr@nsnbiotech.in or manju.fairdeals@gmail.com

directly call on +91-8860088652 (WhatsApp No.), +91-9873141705

Thanks & Regards
HR Department
Fairdeal Exim P. Ltd

 



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