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Human Resources Associate


Published by Jobstanzania on 4:18:00 pm

Industry: Nonprofit/International Development/Agriculture/Microfinance
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Location: Iringa, Tanzania
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

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 complete market bundle that includes seed and fertilizer, financing for farm inputs and insurance, modern farming trainings, and market facilitation and harvest storage techniques. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 50-100% percent average gain in farm income per acre.  We are growing quickly. In seven years, we have grown to serve more than 180,000 farm families in East Africa and over 150 staff members in Tanzania alone.

Job Descriptions

We are seeking experienced individuals to assist us in the following areas:

Position: Human Resources Associate
Successful candidates should like helping people and know how to be discreet.  This position will be primarily based in our HQ and support all the needs of our staff, including servicing loans, leave time and payroll.


Qualifications
We are seeking exceptional professionals with a strong background in communications work, and a demonstrated long-term passion for sustainable agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive; please only apply if you fit these criteria

Required:
· Passionate about serving smallholder farmers 
· Language: fluent in English and Kiswahili, ability to speak local languages. 
· Demonstrated basic computer skills, including typing and email
· Clear communicator in-person and on the phone
· Proactive problem solver
· Integrity and a positive attitude
· Demonstrates high-quality work with a strong attention to detail
· Willingness to commit to living in rural Tanzania for a long-term position
· Independent worker with strong ability to manage own schedule and tasks
· Confident communicator who is comfortable talking with many people on a variety of topics
· Ability to work as part of a larger team 

Desired:
· Language: conversational in Kibena or Kihehe
· Leadership experience at work, or outside of work
· Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job

Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by Wednesday, June 18th. We will begin interviews shortly after that.

Compensation: 300,000-600,000 base salary dependent on qualifications and experience – for candidates with education experience outside of Tanzania, we can negotiate much higher salaries, please enquire.

Benefits: NSSF, airtime and small transportation allowances, work computer, benevolent fund

Career development: Twice annual career reviews and regular feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer.  

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to tanzaniajobs@oneacrefund.org with the Subject line stating, Position you are interested in + the place you heard of the position. Please include grades and test scores on your resume.


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