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Job Opportunity at MEDA Tanzania, Finance Manager

Position: Finance Manager

Job Summary
The Finance Manager will provide leadership in implementation of MEDA financial policies and procedures for the country office, and on-going projects.
Minimum Qualification: Masters
Experience Level: Senior level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description
Work station : Dar es Salaam, with some travels in-country.
Salary : Commensurate with experience.

Position Summary
The Finance Manager will provide leadership in implementation of MEDA financial policies and procedures for the country office, ensure that internal and external financial requirements are met accordingly, ensure the financial integrity of the operations with regard to controls, systems and reporting are held to the highest national and international standards, and ensure adherence to Government of Tanzania’s laws. The Finance Manager is responsible for budgeting and cash flow management, managing all financial documentation, effect payments, evaluation and reporting activities related to all MEDA’s individual programs in Tanzania – being SSBVC, BEST Cassava and ENGINE.
The Finance Manager supports all project managers, and supervises their accountants as a corporate unit, and works under guidance of the HQ Finance Manager. This position reports to the Country Director

Job Responsibilities
Financial Oversight to all projects and Cross-cutting Country Responsibilities to include

  • Ensuring compliance with all project financial transactions and reporting
  • Support to the project accountants and providing technical guidance and leadership as needed
  • Backstopping projects for accounting purposes when accountants are on leave
  • Bank Security Manager for all MEDA accounts and effecting Level 1 signatory in project payment approvals
  • Review project monthly statements prepared by project accountants
  • Provide Oversight of all financial audits (internal and external) and ensure finding and recommendation are addressed within agreed time
  • Negotiate for MEDA Tz contracts and lease and acting as tenant representative, follows up on related matters (administrative, signs, municipal, security issues)
  • Contribute to the procurement committee as a permanent member
  • Negotiate, administer and allocate costs of the employee health insurance for all country staff
  • Pay associated invoices for common items that will then be billed to projects such as:

I. Vehicles leases and associated costs for insurance, tags, tracking, etc. for common contracts
II. Dar office rent and associated costs for insurance, utilities, cleaning etc
III. Track motor vehicle expenses using the car track system and monthly vehicle analysis

  • Invoicing of projects monthly for accrued services, assets and leases
  • Ensure tax compliance
  • Facilitate all the administrative requirements of the organization and advise for uptake.

I. Coordinate the following, with assistance from the finance team staff

  • Flights and Hotel bookings for all projects as required
  • Lodge & Follow up on Tax exemption issues for all projects
  • Lodge and follow up on staff benefits including for example; social security payments and claims, Health Insurance, e
  • Any other relevant assignments.

Qualifications and experience

  • Essential: Bachelor of Commerce, in Accounting or Business Management with minimum of 3 years in experience in international standards of project accounting, financial management including budgeting, grants and contracts.
  • Certified Public Accountant with 2+ post qualification experience.
  • Master of Business Administration, Grant Management Certification and senior experience as a chief financial officer will be added advantage.
  • Strong experience with international audit requirements
  • Strong experience with taxation for non-governmental organization
  • Working knowledge of major donor funded operations, finance services and practices
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel & Accounting software preferable Sage.

Closing Date : 8th September, 2019
(Note : this is a national position. Women are encouraged to apply.)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply?
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Please send (1) your current Curriculum Vitae, (2) at least three references with current e-mail and telephone contacts, ( and (3) a cover letter describing your interest in the position.
Send your application to Human Resources at the following: email : hrtz@meda.org

Job Opportunity at International Executive Service Corps (IESC), Consultant

Position: Short Term Consultant

Job Summary
The main objective of the assignment is to lead a diagnostic analysis and assessment of the key sectors of the Zanzibar economy with a view to identify the key social economic drivers for growth in Zanzibar.
Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
Experience Level: Senior level
Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

SHORT TERM CONSULTANT
Request for a Proposal and Quotation
Zanzibar Growth Strategy 2006-2015 Review and Way forward
Local Consultant: National Growth Strategy Development Consultant
Location of Assignment: Zanzibar
Proposed Level of Effort: 30 days (to be completed within a maximum of three months)
Anticipated Start Date: September 2019

Program Background
The International Executive Service Corps (IESC) is a Washington, DC-based economic development, not-for-profit organization that provides technical assistance to public sector institutions and private sector companies around the world. Within the Tanzanian context, IESC is the prime implementer of the Feed the Future Tanzania Enabling Growth through Investment and Enterprise Program (ENGINE), a four years USAID funded program, launched since September 2016. ENGINE aims to streamline and enhance many of the regulatory, informational and financial channels that encourage domestic and foreign investment in the southern mainland agricultural regions of Mbeya, Morogoro and Iringa as well as in Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba)
ENGINE works at the Local Government Authorities LGAs level, using a broad-based approach to engage with LGAs, private sector associations, business development service providers, financial institutions and small and medium enterprises.

Problem Background
Zanzibar Planning Commission (ZPC) is mandated with coordination and monitoring of implementation of development plans. The Government of Zanzibar launched the Third Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (ZSGRP III, or MKUZA III in its Kiswahili acronym) in March 2017, which outlines the five main pillars of development for Zanzibar. MKUZA III officially runs from 2016 until the end of 2020, at which point it converges with Zanzibar’s long-term development strategy, named Vision 2020 that was launched in 2000. In this financial year (2019/20), Zanzibar Development Vision 2020 will be thoroughly reviewed, and a successor vision developed that will outline Zanzibar’s development goals for 2050.

Problem Statement
Despite many achievements during the implementation of Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty Phase I-III in economic growth and reduction of poverty, there are persistent challenges that limit the ability to reach some of the objectives and targets for Zanzibar Development vision 2020 to sustain growth and poverty reduction. Likewise, the fact that MKUZA III would end in 2020, will coincide with the end of Zanzibar Development Vision 2020 hence the need for a comprehensive review, assessment and recommendations for the next Development Vision 2050. This 20-year journey necessitates review of the Zanzibar Growth Strategy due to the changing realities, in terms of opportunities and challenges, both domestically and in the global arena. Among the specific results envisioned in this Vision 2020 and its growth strategy, is a facilitated strong private sector, with high level of accountability and transparency in the public sector.

Objectives of the Assignment
The main objective of the assignment is to lead a diagnostic analysis and assessment of the key sectors of the Zanzibar economy with a view to identify the key social economic drivers for growth in Zanzibar. It’s also important to identify and propose strategies that will address the identified constraints and challenges in the key sectors to support the new vision 2020-2050. The analysis will review all relevant past policies for Zanzibar Growth, namely; Zanzibar Growth Strategy 2006-2015, MKUZA I-II, Vision 2020, other sectorial policies and relevant developmental strategies. The incumbent consultant will assess and rank key drivers for Zanzibar social economic growth, most importantly, technological advancement, capital accumulation, and labor.

The specific objectives for this assignment are:
To undertake a situation analysis of various existing growth strategies, policies and plans with their strengths and challenges and suggest recommendations for strengthening;
To come up with necessary inputs/requirements (data, relevant information etc) that will feed into the formulation of new Vision 2020-2050.
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ZPC is looking for the support of a consultancy work in reviewing the Zanzibar’s Growth Strategy (2006 – 2015). The purpose of making an in-depth study of past growth strategies is to have a better grasp of the realities that affect growth and challenges that confront key private/production sectors (“Engines for Growth”). These sectors encompass the following attributes: significant importance to the economy, dynamism and fast growth, presence of or potential for linkages with other sectors

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
For more details of this Consultancy please send an email to enginerecruitment@iesc.org with the subject heading “National Growth Strategy Development Consultant” to request for an in-depth Scope of Work. Deadline for submitting proposal is August 30th, 2019.

Job Opportunity at Reliance Insurance Company (T) Ltd, Risk Officer

Position: Risk Officer

Job Summary
This role is responsible for designing, implementing, assessing, monitoring and integration of the Risk Management process into the day-to-day business at Reliance Insurance.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description
Established in the year 1998, Reliance Insurance Company (T) Ltd is one of the leading non-life insurers in Tanzania having pan regional presence in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza and Mbeya. The company offers full array of non-life insurance products like Fire, Engineering, Motor, Work-men compensation, Liability, Marine Hulland Aviation Etc. Reliance had been making a steady progress and has established itself as a reliable player with high reputation for prompt, efficient and effective customer service backed by a strong financial base in the Tanzania Insurance industry.

Risk Officer
This role is responsible for designing, implementing, assessing, monitoring and integration of the Risk Management process into the day-to-day business at Reliance Insurance. Ensuring compliance by all staff to the laid down code of conduct or take other appropriate means to commit the company to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, supervisory decisions and internal policies, and conduct its business ethically and responsibly.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Formulating risk strategy, implementing and integrating across various departments
  • Developing plans, standards, procedures and guidelines to support the implementation of Risk policies and frameworks
  • Identifying and maintaining an aggregated view of the risk profile of the company as a legal entity by developing and updating the risk registers.
  • Assessing the company’s capacity to absorb risk with respect to nature, probability, duration, correlation and potential severity including monitoring and conducting regular stress testing, scenario analyses and other specialist analyses of risks.
  • Communicating the risk management policies to all employees as well as organizing and conducting risk management trainings, awareness initiatives to ensure risk and compliance culture
  • Report to Management, Key Persons in control functions and the Board on the company’s risk profile, significant compliance issues and details on the risk exposures facing the company and related mitigation actions as appropriate;

Qualification

  • Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Risk Management, Actuarial Science, Insurance or an equivalent
  • Professional Qualification
  • CPA or Risk Management qualification or CISA

Experience
At least 4 years in a risk management environment in the financial industry, preferably insurance.

How to Apply?

Applicants are requested to submit their resumes giving the details of three referees along with copies of certificates. The deadline for receipt of all applications is 5:00 Pm on Friday 10th September 2019. Application can be hand delivered with the envelops clearly marking the position applied for at the address given below and or/or sent by email

The Chief Executive Officer
Reliance Insurance Company (T) Limited,
3rd & 4th Floor, Reliance House, Plot no 356, United Nations Road Upanga
P. O. Box 9826,
Dar es Salaam – Tanzania.
Tel: 2120088 – 90 / Fax: 2112903
Email: hr@reliance.co.tz

Nafasi 2 za kazi GIZ Tanzania

Position: Team Leader (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania

• Job-ID:P1690V001
• Location:Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2020 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
• Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „ Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks
The Team Leader is under the supervision of the Directors for Policy and Planning within Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Livestock and Fisheries (MANRLF) in Zanzibar, and in coordination with the AGRI-CONNECT focal points, the NAO and EU Delegation, the Team Leader is has following tasks, among others:
Provide leadership in the coordination and management of the TAT (both Long Term and Short Term Experts);
Guide the team so as bring benefits to MoA and MANRLF capacity in agricultural policy analysis and planning, incorporating a private sector/business development approach;
Provide collaborative policy research and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory and coordination activities;
Liaise with other decision-making institutions (including MIT, Registrar of Treasury of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the institution responsible for parastatals and boards, etc.) when reviewing and assessing laws, policies and regulations affecting the selected commodities.

 Qualification and skills

  • Advanced University Degree in International Development, Economics, Business Management and Finance, Agriculture Economics, or other relevant fields;
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • Preferably 15 but a minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing similar agricultural development projects of similar size.

Specific professional experience

  • Private Sector/Business Development profile
  • Expertise in policy and regulatory reforms, institutional capacity building
  • Experience in agricultural business development programmes and public-private partnerships
  • Experience in the EAC region
  • Proven track records of leadership positions with capacity of guiding and supervising multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of principles and working methods of Project Cycle management and EC policies and aid delivery methods
  • Thorough knowledge of EDF procedures

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date (880 man-days).

Notes
Please note that we basically can only receive and process applications sent via our e-recruiting system. Should you not be able to do so, please contact the person named in the job advertisement.
After submitting an application, please check your spam/junk folder regularly for incoming messages, as emails from our e-recruiting system are treated as spam by some providers.
GIZ would like to improve the share of disabled employees, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.
We would like to ask you to apply with a CV in Europeaid format.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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Position: Junior Cash Crops, Value Chain and Private Sector Expert (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to Support the Implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania.

• Location: Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2010 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
•Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks 
The Key Expert works under the supervision of the Team leader and has following tasks, among others :

  • Map policy support initiatives, including gap analysis
  • Conduct overall assessments and reviews of national and regional regulatory capacity and policy framework, with a view to rationalise its redundancies, reduce compliance costs for farmers and value chain actors alike, and improve an effective and harmonised implementation
  • Develop a road map proposal for policy reforms for the duration of the Programme
  • Provide collaborative policy research/analysis and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory on laws and regulations affecting the subsector (selected commodities)

 Qualifications and skills

  • The expert must have Advanced degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Rural Development and or other related fields
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in the agriculture sector preferably in the coffee and tea value chain interventions

Specific professional experience

  • Experience in coffee and tea value chain developmen
  • Proven experience in analysis of policy and regulatory frameworks, capacity building and training of state institutions including Government ministries, Local Government Authorities as well as Non-State Actors including NGOs, Cooperatives and Farmers Organisations;
  •  Good knowledge and experience in the use of project cycle management processes and implementation of donor funded projects
  •  Good reporting skills and ability to communicate with wider audience
  • Experience in the EAC region

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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Nafasi za kazi-Pyxus International, Office Administrator

Office Administrator 

Company:

Pyxus International, of which Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Limited is a subsidiary, is a global agricultural company united behind a common purpose – to transform people’s lives so that together we can grow a better world. With 145 years’ experience delivering value-added products and services to businesses and customers, we are a trusted provider of responsibly-sourced, independently- verified, sustainable and traceable products and ingredients.

Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Limited has acquired an Edible Oil mill and Refinery in Dodoma.As part of its diversification strategy and is now recruiting for key positions for this venture. The successful applicant for this role will be sitting in the engine of growth as we shape our future together.

Job Summary:

This job profile provide information about administrative and secretarial services and support to the Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd Executive Management and related personnel daily in line with PAT Administrative and Secretarial SOP’s

What will the job do:

To provide administrative and secretarial services and support to the Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd Executive Management and related personnel daily in line with PAT Administrative and Secretarial SOP’s

OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

Coordinates the office and provides administrative and secretarial service and support to Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd Directors, Managers, Customers and visitors daily as per relevant instructions and in compliance with PAT Administrative SOP’s OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
Monitors Human Resources Services, Creates non Sunflower invoices and requisitions for office use and responds to Audit queries as per Line Manager instructions and PAT Financial SOP’s
Receives, compiles, requests, issues and oversees First Aid Medicines for Factory requirements and keeps sick sheet records daily;

CUSTOMER LIAISON AND SERVICE

Coordinates and organises travel requests, quotations, purchase and payment requisitions for air bookings and charters in line with Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd Travel and Financial SOP’s
Organises and arranges invitation letters, air travel, accommodation and social activities for PAT Directors, Managers, Customers and visitors as per relevant instructions Supervises, controls and ensures the integrity of the Quality Assurance analysis and reports for the Company and Customers in line with International edible oil and animal feed standards, Pyxus International Inc. and Pyxus Tanzania SOPs

BUSINESS VISAS, WORK AND RESIDENCE PERMITS

Schedules, organises, administers and monitors business visas/ work and residence permits for relevant personnel in Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd in line with Tanzania Ministries of Home Affairs and Labour Regulations and Act
Arranges business visas for Customers and visitors through the Immigration Authorities in Dodoma;
Processes work permit applications through the Ministry of Labour for expatriates one month before expiry date records on a spread sheet and updates the Human Resources Director;

PETTY CASH & PURCHASE REQUISITION

Accounts for the TShs. petty cash from users daily for approval by Pyxus Accountant and in compliance with Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Ltd Financial Procedures and Regulations
Ensures that all payment and petty cash documents are well supported, properly filed and achieved daily
Receives, compiles, captures and follow ups SAP Purchase requisition and reservations daily;

STAFF SUPERVISION

Checks staff attendance, sets daily work and objectives, measures employee performance and takes appropriate action through the Human Resources Team
Ensures that the SHE, Security and ISO Policies and Procedures are being implemented and adhered to throughout the Edible Oil Factory Operations in compliance with PAT, SHE, Security, TFDA, TBS and International Standards

Qualifications:

‘A’ Level secondary education (Commercial Subjects) Essential Diploma in Secretarial Duties (NTA level 6) Essential

Experience

Secretarial and administrative experience at a similar level 2 to 4 years Essential

Treasury and Administration 1 to 2 years Essential Financial Systems applications (SAP System) 1 to 2 years Essential

Knowledge Areas

Secretarial and administration duties Essential Customer and visitor relationships Essential Computer literacy Essential Tanzanian Immigration knowledge Desirable

Skills

Interactive and interpersonal skills Essential Verbal and written communication in English Essential Public and Customer relations skills Essential

Computer literacy Essential

Analytical, problem solving and ability to coordinate and organise Essential

The Human Resources Director
Pyxus Agriculture Tanzania Limited
P.O. Box 1595
Kingolwira,
Morogoro, Tanzania

NB; All applications should be sent to the HRD’s office.

NAFASI 5 ZA KAZI-EngenderHealth, Biomedical Officers

Title: Biomedical Officers ( 5 positions)

Program: USAID Boresha Afya Project –Southern Zone

Duty Station: Iringa, Mufindi, Tunduru, Mbinga and Songea

Reports to: HIV Prevention Advisor

EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles: choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.
EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill in the Biomedical Officer positions based in Iringa, Mufindi, Tunduru, Mbinga or Songea.

Project Description:

USAID Boresha Afya – Southern Zone is a five-year project that aims to support the Government of Tanzania (GoT) in increasing access to high quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, with a primary focus on HIV/AIDS, maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health, malaria and nutrition outcomes. USAID Boresha Afya – Southern Zone covers geographic areas with high disease burden in Tanzania, namely Iringa, Njombe, Morogoro, Lindi, Mtwara and Ruvuma.

Job Summary:

The Biomedical officer will provide technical oversight and direction for the team leaders and biomedical providers in the Municipal or Council. He/she is required to collaborate with the HIV prevention Advisor at the Regional office to provide technical assistance on the provision of KVP-focused HIV prevention, HTC, C&T, PrEP, HIVST, family planning, STIs, GBV and TB screening.

The incumbent will also provide guidance, monitoring and technical assistance on biomedical services to the sub awarded CSOs in his/her District or Council of operation; Provide technical and programmatic assistance that incorporates evidence-based best practices in the coordination, monitoring and assessment of the HIV biomedical prevention and treatment programming, and work closely with SBCC officer and other government and non-government agencies to implement culturally appropriate interventions, advocating for increased community based interventions: Ensure that that comprehensive HIV prevention is built and sustained across the local government structures, and local CSOs; Ensure proper integration of HIV biomedical prevention activities with other activities particularly those related to reproductive health, family planning, and tuberculosis are provided to beneficiaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the USAID Boresha Afya southern zone (UBA-SZ) Biomedical Prevention portfolio in the designated District or council in collaboration with staff, implementing partners and other key stakeholders
  • Supervise and provide technical support to team leaders and Biomedical providers
  • Support the HIV Prevention at the regional level in establishing and working closely with senior level counterparts in the CHMT, Districts or Council care and treatment partners, and other government and non-governmental partners to advance HIV biomedical prevention for key and vulnerable population in the implementation council, Train and mentor biomedical providers, community counselors, CHMTs to address their attitude and belief towards KVPs, as well as improve the capacity of providers and CHMTs to deliver core and expanded packages of biomedical services.
  • Ensure the operationalization of the National Guidelines for Comprehensive Package of HIV Interventions for KVPs in the designated In the Districts or Council
  • Coordinate and Monitor the timely implementation of biomedical interventions at the CBHTC and index testing.
  • Participate in the development of monthly route plans based on the mapping reports and the peer educators’ guidance to guide effective roll out of joint demand creation activities by CSOs and biomedical services filed team.
  • Conduct supervisory visits using the UBA-SZ and MOH supervisory tools and to KP Prev and PP prev to assess biomedical activities and their integration into the other services liaise with the DACC and DRCHCO to ensure the daily availability of biomedical supplies at the service delivery points
  • Monitor the roll out of the AGYW vulnerability index by the community workers at CBHTC+ and the peer educators/biomedical provider during services delivery.
  • In collaboration with the SBCC Conduct consultative meetings with KVPs to address specific biomedical service delivery and program bottlenecks, improve promotion of family planning, PrEP, HIVST and HIV/ AIDS risk reduction methods among KVPs
  • Monitor Council implementation plans and progress to biomedical targets by the CSO
  • Conduct supportive supervision to CSO sites and services delivery points at the field level
  • Document experiences, prepare program and site visits reports, presentations, briefs and articles/success stories
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently and in an integrated manner
  • Ensure the accountability mechanism and assess progress to targets by CSOs and quality of data submitted to UBA-SZ by CSOs
  • Represent UBA-SZ program in the Council technical, policy, management and strategic working groups and other platforms
  • Advocate for and ensure integration of HIV/AIDS activities with other related activities including maternal and child health, family planning, and tuberculosis
  • Ensure the dissemination of national policy, standards and guidelines on KVP,PrEP,HIVST and HIV programming at the council level
  • Coordinate the Council technical inputs into the annual work planning
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project best practices and lessons learned among the project team, key stakeholders (R/CHMT , PEPFAR partners and any other local KVP partner), local partners (CSOs), and cultivate strategic relationships and alliances with other partners in the respective region
  • Write, co-author and otherwise support the documentation of UBA-SZ program results in conferences and through peer-reviewed journals and publications
  • Assist with identification of professional development needs for technical staff in the field

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Medicine, Nursing or related health field
  • At least 4 years demonstrated experience working in one or more areas of biomedical HIV prevention including: HIV care and treatment (required), HIV Testing Services, PrEP, HIVST TB and TB/HIV, PMTCT, Community Based HIV Services and family planning programs
  • Ability to travel approximately 70%
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of EngenderHealth
  • Ability to work as a team member with consortium partners minimal supervision.
  • The position is subject to change based on procurement requirements and is contingent upon EngenderHealth being awarded the project and availability of funds.

To Apply:

Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org to submit your details. Please include details of your salary requirements and salary history. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.
EngenderHealth is committed to safeguarding all people, particularly children, vulnerable adults and beneficiaries of assistance from any harm that may be caused due to contact with EngenderHealth. This includes harm arising from the conduct of staff, associates and partners; and the design and implementation of programs and activities.

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Nafasi za kazi Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), Projects Lead

Projects Lead

Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), a local Non-Governmental Organization, is a social enterprise and a leading provider of family planning, sexual and reproductive health care and allied services. MST is a partner of the Government of Tanzania and a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Global Partnership, which operates in over 37 countries worldwide. MST’s mission is that all women and men in Tanzania will have “Children by Choice, Not Chance”.

We are looking for Management Members for the following role:

PROJECTS LEAD– Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:

The Projects Lead is a key member of the senior management team and is responsible for identifying and facilitating the development of donor funded grant opportunities/proposals. S/he is also responsible for managing the compliance of all donor funded grants implemented by MST. Projects Lead works closely with the project managers and the Health Services Department to coordinate, monitor and facilitate the activities of all donor funded activities ensuring that the projects contribute towards the achievement of the MST mission. The Projects Lead reports to the Director of Health Services and directly supervises the project managers. He/she represents MST externally as requested by Director of Health Services.

Among the Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in national business development and expansion, and coordinate the annual business planning process for Projects Team; participate in development of strategic initiatives/plans;
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with potential donors and other stakeholders working in the area of Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health;
  • In close collaboration with relevant MST teams, London-based and regional business development staff lead and coordinate the proposal development process to produce high quality, well researched, and appropriate project designs, implementation plans, management structures and budgets;
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure equitable allocation within the team of various project portfolios; including activities management and implementation;
  • Lead, direct and be accountable for projects, including finance and programmatic operations; in collaboration with the respective teams coordinate planning and budgeting of projects’ activities; ensure project reports meet the required donor and national standards and are delivered according to plans;
  • In collaboration with the Research Lead assist in the design and roll out of Research, M&E activities to support evidence-based decision-making in the programme;
  • Ensure standard quarterly, annually and other ad hoc reports that are required for management decision making, donor reporting and proposal development;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective monitoring and evaluation systems, that inform as to core business performance, and effectively track specific project performance and impact indicators;
  • Identify opportunities for corporate/business partnerships that will contribute to the organization’s mission and goal;
  • Ensure that all members of Projects Team are performance managed i.e. have annual KPIs set, performance review conducted on regular basis and feedback provided.

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Project Management / Health Science / Social Science / Public Health / International Development Management or related field;
  • Knowledge of Clinical Health, Community Outreach, Family Planning and Social Marketing will be added advantage.

Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in a management position, preferably in the health management, family planning, community development, and/or social marketing industry;
  • 5 years of experience managing multi-tiered management structures of medical professionals, health outreach teams, social marketing, M&E, and/or project development teams;
  • 5 years of experience of managing donor funded project cycles including technical and financial components;
  • 3 years of experience participating and/or leading proposal development processes including project design, management design and budget development;
  • Able to manage and motivate teams to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Able to develop and articulate a clear strategic vision;
  • Proven ability to ‘sell’ ideas & concepts;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills

Mode of Application:

If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:

Director of Human Resources and Administration

Marie Stopes Tanzania

11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge

P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.

Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4

VOIP +255 768 987 780

E-mail: jobs@mst.or.tz 

Nafasi za kazi Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

Marie Stopes Tanzania (MST), a local Non-Governmental Organization, is a social enterprise and a leading provider of family planning, sexual and reproductive health care and allied services. MST is a partner of the Government of Tanzania and a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Global Partnership, which operates in over 37 countries worldwide. MST’s mission is that all women and men in Tanzania will have “Children by Choice, Not Chance”.

We are looking for Management Members for the following role:

LOGISTICS MANAGER- Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:

The Logistics Manager is a key member of the procurement and logistics team.  The main focus of the post is to manage and coordinate processes that will deliver quality MST logistical operations function smoothly and efficiently, meeting the needs of its clients. MST’s Logistics Manager is responsible for: transportation; warehousing; security; asset management and ensuring structures are in place to monitor and manage the flow of goods and supplies through the organisation. The Logistics Manager is required to work closely with MST’s Finance, Operations, Project and Field teams. The Logistics Manager ensures that MSI Global Partnership best-practice policies are adhered to.

Among the Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the implementation and application of the best practice of stock management & stock control to ensure MST stores management is in line with MSI Global Partnership standards and best-practice, and that stores systems ensure efficiency of stored goods and supplies;
  • On monthly basis review monthly stock status reports and stock utilization as documented by various data sources (including CLIC and Inflow systems), investigate any significant variances and recommended action to be taken;
  • Minimize stock write-offs close to expired stock managed either donated to MoH or transferred to other MST centres;
  • Work with the procurement, outreach and clinics team, prepare and maintain the medicine ordering calendar, receive, and compile quarterly medicine and medical supplies requests from field to ensure proper approvals and timely ordering and supply;
  • Advise Executive Team on appropriate health and security systems and guidelines and provide/organise training where appropriate on health and security including fire safety and evacuation plans;
  • Manage security company contracts and effect monthly payment a when suppliers meet their contractual obligations;
  • Report monthly to Executive Team on health and safety issues / incidences that have arisen in liaison with Outreach Lead and Zonal Coordinators;
  • Maintain records and inventory of all MST property for the Support Office and field;
  • Set up projects based asset/equipment inventories in collaboration with projects team and finance;
  • Order and dispatch stationery, medical equipment and FP commodities for centres and outreach on quarterly basis.

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Procurement and Logistics / Supply Chain Management or equivalent;
  • Registered by the Procurement and Supplies Professional & Technician Board (PSPTB).

Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years experience in stores and logistics management in a large organisation (NGO or commercial sector);
  • Demonstrable experience of a range in logistics and stores activities including, but not limited to: stores, logistics and security;
  • Demonstrable computer skills particularly Word, Excel and stock management computer programmes;
  • Knowledge of donor related compliances & regulations (e.g., DFID, USAID);
  • Pharmacological experience, knowledge of medicine and pharmacy management;
  • Past experience or training in transportation management and security issues;
  • Proven ability to train and develop others;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Able to manage and motivate team members to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change;
  • Effective Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Effective leadership and management skills.

Mode of Application:

If you feel that you are able to meet the requirements, and you are motivated enough to be part of the team, please send your application CV and Cover letter by email detailing your suitability and why you are interested in the post, to the address below:

 Director of Human Resources and Administration

Marie Stopes Tanzania

11 Kinyonga Street – Mwenge

P O. Box 7072, Dar Es Salaam.

Telephone: +255 22 2774991 / 4

VOIP +255 768 987 780

E-mail: jobs@mst.or.tz 

Nafasi za kazi-Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), Public Relations Officer

Public Relations Officer

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is in the process of revamping its operations and has introduced new equipment to its fleet as part of implementation of its five years Corporate Strategic Plan (2017/2018-2020-2021). In line with this expansion, the Company is also making some reforms in its structure, internal operations and staffing to accommodate the needs of its rapid expansion. Therefore, applications are invited from qualified Tanzanians to fill the following positions.

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (1 POST)

MINIMUM ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

Applicants must possess the following qualifications:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferably in Mass Communications, Marketing, Business Administration related qualifications
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience Public Relations or relevant undertaking in reputable organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience in dealing with media and the public and understanding of the news media landscape, workings of a press office and the needs of Public Relations
  • Working experience in Aviation Industry
  • General understanding and experience of Corporate issues and Government Affairs
  • Postgraduate Qualifications

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The candidate is expected to be responsible for all facets of external press and public relations for Air Tanzania and its subsidiaries as well as working with key stakeholders for internal communications. He/she will execute and manage corporate communications’ activities at Head Office and across the global network, ensuring the communications strategy is delivered with effective, streamlined messaging that is aligned to business strategy. Specifically he/she will perform the following responsibilities:-
  • Implementing and executing Air Tanzania’s corporate communications strategy.
  • Selecting, managing and monitoring performance of PR agencies across the network. Liaising with PR agencies, local marketing and management team on local strategy, PR opportunities and media-related activities.
  • Writing press releases for global dissemination and speeches for senior management for media-related events and workshops.
  • Support Air Tanzania local and overseas events.
  • Regular exchange of information with media, ensuring key messaging is disseminated.
  • Prepare senior management presentations for press conferences.
  • Supporting media requests about the airline and its subsidiaries and prepare written statements for the media on the company’s behalf.
  • Responsible for keeping press material up to date, feeding information on a pro-active basis to the media and company stakeholders.
  • Identify positive Public Relations story ideas / angles to promote the airline and its subsidiaries to drive publicity, which in turn helps the commercial department, drive increased revenues and profitability.
  • Responsible for internal communications which includes planning, development and maintenance of a range of integrated communications tools and advice and support the management across the organization.
  • Working on the press element of route launches, arranging and escorting media familiarization trips.
  • Taking a key role in Crisis Communications team, responding to emergency issues effectively in a timely manner.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal) at all levels.
  • High integrity & Team Player
  • Decisive, confident and takes leading role in initiating action
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to provide visionary leadership and motivate multi-disciplinary teams
  • Must be well groomed and highly sociable
  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Results driven, great attitude and a learning mind set
  • Commercially astute with solid understanding of market, competitors, & customers

REMUNERATION:

The above position carries an attractive remuneration package and other benefits as per ATCL Salary Scheme.

MODE OF APPLICATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

Interested APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A DULLY SIGNED LETTER for consideration of the applications attached with the following:
A curriculum vitae (CV);
Certified copies of all certificates (including Secondary School), other relevant certificates. (Applicants who have studied outside Tanzania should have their certificates approved by relevant authorities Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) or National Examination Council- NECTA))
Two recent passport size photographs;
Names and addresses of at least two reputable referees;
Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers.
Note: Misrepresentation of qualifications or any other information on application shall warrant legal consequences

CLOSING DATES:

Application letters should reach the undersigned within 14 days from the first date of this announcement:

MANAGING DIRECTOR  & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

AIR TANZANIA COMPANY LIMITED,

P.O. BOX 543,

DAR ES SALAAM.

ISSUED ON 22.08.2019

New Jobs at BUGANDO-Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS)

OVERVIEW OF CUHAS
The Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences – Bugando (CUHAS-BUGANDO) is located at Bugando Hill, within the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) premises in Mwanza. Our core business is training, research and consultancy services. We train health professionals in the fields of Medicine, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing and Public Health through our Diploma, Bachelor, Masters and PhD programmes. Our students include local and international/foreign students from all walks of life.
We work in close partnership with the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) in the training of our students and in offering services that address the challenges within the Lake Zone, thus contributing to the Health Sector in a purposeful and meaningful way
THE HISTORY OF CUHAS
CUHAS-Bugando, as a Constituent University College of SAUT, became operational in September 2003. It was granted a Certificate of Interim Authority (CIA) on the 28th March 2002 and a Certificate of Provisional Registration (CPR) on 27th March 2003. By 2005 the College was firmly established and accorded full registration status by the Tanzania Commission of Universities (TCU). The Commission at its 53rd meetingapproved a request from SAUT to transform the College to a full-fledged university and granted CUHAS-Bugando a Certificate of Full Registration.
At its inception it was envisaged that it would be organized in faculties, institutes and directorates. In 2009/2010 it decided to go into a school mode and therefore established four schools: The Weill Bugando School of Medicine (which replaces the Faculty of Medicine), A School of Pharmacy, the Archbishop Anthony Mayala School of Nursing, and a School of Public Health. The new Schools had their first intake in the Academic Year 2010/2011. The Institute of Allied Health Sciences was established within the Bugando University of Health Sciences in 2006/2007.
Job Vacancies at Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences – Bugando.

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