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Nafasi za kazi Enza Zaden, Technical Manager

Technical Manager  

We are looking for a Technical Manager, who wants to become part of our high-tech vegetable seed production station in Tanzania.

What are you going to do as a Technical Manager?
The Technical Manager is positioned within our technical team in Tanzania. As a Technical Manager you are responsible for all maintenance and construction at the farm.

You stimulate innovation and you are always open for ways to improve technical processes all in the right order of priority. From that perspective and beyond maintenance only you will coordinate all improvement (new build and revision for example) projects at the farm making sure value is added every day.
The main task of the Technical Manager is to make sure all machines and technical installations are well kept and operational. You will also assist with the construction of buildings and implementation of the installations. You are the technical sparring partner of the General Manager during the development of new technical projects.

The main duties of this role will include:

  • Schedule preventative and reoccurring maintenance tasks with the use of our software package.
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical & electrical defects.
  • Ensure that all staff within the technical department fully understand and comply with company and statutory requirements in terms of Health & Safety and operating procedures.
  • Ensure with the technical team that targets are met and achieved.
  • Trains technical staff to work with the various high-tech equipment.
  • To fulfill these tasks you will work with two direct assistants and a team of about 25 persons who are under your direct responsibility.

Your power
We want to meet a Technical Manager with great people and management skills who has the ambition to grow beyond and become an important leader of our plant in Tanzania. You feel right at home in a manufacturing and technical environment and you are focused on collaboration. Your flexibility and adaptiveness enable you to work with people of a different culture. You excel in planning, organising and project management keeping an eye on efficiency and costs making sure you are getting the best of your technical team. You have a Bachelor degree in electrical or mechanical engineering and at least 3 years of relevant leadership experience.

Requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or comparable).
  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a Manager in in a comparable maintenance related environment.
  • You have a pragmatic approach.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • Tanzanians are stimulated to apply.
  • You have affinity with agriculture/horticulture.

Our power
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers.

Our goal is to grant people access to healthy vegetables. Anywhere in the world. Every day, more than 460 million people worldwide eat our vegetables. So, we are getting there … but there is still enough work to be done! Of course, we look further than present needs. In 2050, when there will be about 10 billion inhabitants on our planet, we also want to make sure that people have access to healthy vegetables.

To achieve this, our vegetable breeders work with the best that nature offers. Supported by state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. And that is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes at least 6 years. We focus on higher yield, resistance to diseases and pests and climate extremes such as heat and drought. And on taste, shelf life and nutrients. The results? Strong, healthy tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer. In short, sustainability is truly in our DNA.

Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues all over the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family business, where around 2000 employees from more than 40 nationalities closely work together in international teams.

Interested?
Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below. More information:

Martine Rook, Recruiter, +31228 784 638

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

IREX Community Solutions Program 2020-2021 for Changemakers (Fully-funded to the US)

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Applications are open for the IREX Community Solutions Program 2020-2021. The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender.
For 2020–2021, up to 80 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes:

  • Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community Solutions fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the U.S. where they complete a four-month, hands-on professional experience.
  • Community Leadership Institute: Community Solutions fellows participate in the Community Leadership Institute, a leadership training program designed to strengthen their leadership and management skills. The Institute includes face-to-face trainings, online courses, professional coaching, and networking.
  • Community-based initiatives: While in the U.S. and with the help of their U.S. host organization, Community Solutions fellows design and plan a community development initiative or project to carry out after they return home. Once the fellows depart the U.S., they put these projects into action in their home communities.

Financial Support
The program covers the cost of most expenses associated with:

  • J-1 visa support;
  • Round-trip travel from participants’ home city to the U.S.;
  • Monthly allowance to cover housing, meals, and other living expenses while in the U.S.; and
  • Accident and sickness insurance.

Eligibility
You are between the ages of 25 and 38 as of January 1, 2020;

  • You are a citizen of one of the eligible countries listed below;
  • You are living and working in your home country;
  • Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration.
  • You have at least two years of experience working on community development, either as a full-time or part-time employee or volunteer;
  • You are not currently participating in an academic, training, or research program in the U.S.;
  • You have a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English at the time of application;
  • Semifinalists will be required to take or submit recent scores for a TOEFL or IELTS English language test.
  • You are available to travel to the U.S. for four months from August to December 2020;
  • You are not a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. and have not applied for U.S. permanent residency within the past three years;
  • You are eligible to receive a U.S. J-1 visa;
  • Applicants who have participated in an exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government must have fulfilled their two-year home residency requirement.
  • You are committed to returning to your home country for a minimum of two years after completing the program; and
  • You are not a current IREX employee or consultant, or their immediate family member.

Eligible Countries by Region

  • Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • East Asia and the Pacific: Burma, Brunei, Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.
  • Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
  • Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, and West Bank/Palestinian Territories.
  • South and Central Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
  • Western Hemisphere: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay.

Application

National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Writing Competition 2020

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Applications are open for the National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Writing Competition 2020. The Competition was established in 1986 to honor Milton Rubincam, CG, FASG, FNGS, for his many years of service to the National Genealogical Society and to the field of genealogy. These awards encourage and recognize the youth as the next generation of family historians.
The awards may be given annually to a student in either one or two age categories for an appropriately prepared genealogy. Up to two honorable mentions (runners-up) may also be named in each category. The awards are announced and presented at the annual NGS Banquet at the annual NGS Family History Conference. If the winners are not present, award presentations may be made at another agreed-upon time.

Categories

  • Senior: High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine.
  • Junior: Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine.

Eligibility

  • Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply
  • NGS membership is not required
  • Students must apply under the appropriate age/grade award
  • The submission
  • Must be in English
  • Must be original unpublished work
  • Become property of NGS and will not be returned
  • Are not eligible for later resubmission
  • Will not be returned if incomplete

Application
Entries can be submitted via email via with “Rubincam Youth Writing Competition” in the subject line.

Or by post to:

NGS Rubincam Youth Writing Competition
National Genealogical Society
6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22042-2318

For more information, visit Rubincam Youth Writing Competition.

Nafasi 4 za kazi-TBC, Visual Editors

VISUAL EDITOR. – 4 POST

Employer: Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)
Date Published: 2019-09-19
Application Deadline: 2019-10-02


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i) Assist in technical duties related to editing of motion pictures;

ii) Keeping standard of good work in video/film editing;

iii) Edit TV productions to achieve the desired optimum effect consonant with

producers goals;

iv) Undertake logging of pictures, rough cutting according to script and sound

editing then produce the final release print;

v) Assembling video tapes;

vi) Select sound to enhance video programme and synchronize with the pictures;

vii) Operates linear and non-linear editing equipment in the formation of

composite programme material from separate recordings; and

viii) Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Theatre Arts, Journalism,

Fine arts or its equivalent from a recognized Institution with good command of Swahili

and English language. Computer skills are essential.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PGSS 6

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Nafasi za kazi TBC, Sound Technician

SOUND TECHNICIAN II., – 1 POST

Employer: Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)
Date Published: 2019-09-19
Application Deadline: 2019-10-02

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i) Recording sound and music on location and in the studio with optimum sound quality and effects;

ii) Perform sound transfers as may be requested by the producers;

iii) Perform integration of music into the broadcast; and

iv) Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Holder of Diploma in Sound Recording or its equivalent from recognized Institution plus Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with good command of Swahili and English language. Computer skills are essential

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PGSS 5.,

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Job vacancies at Salvation Army Tanzania

Social worker


The Salvation Army has been operating in Tanzania for over 80 years. At present, there are more than 150 Salvation Army locations in Tanzania. Each location aims to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to the community. Through Church programmes, schools, institutions and extensive community develop­ment work, The Salvation Army aims ‘to bring people to a living faith in Jesus Christ through preaching the gospel, teaching and modelling holy living, and meeting physical need without discrimination.’

Candidates should understand, respect and sympathise with the Mission and Values of The Salvation Army.
POST SOCIAL WORKER FOR AMANI PROJECT
Context
Do you feel you can offer experience and dedication to further The Salvation Army’s mission of helping everyone? Do you feel you can support The Salvation Army’s no discrimination policy? Do you think you can further our mission of helping the most marginalised in society? Do you want to be part of a team that has already answered YES!’ to these questions? If the answer to all 4 of these questions is yes, then we would love to work with you. Mbagala Kwetu and counselling centre under the salvation Army deals with taking care for the girls trafficked is looking for Tanzanian female who can fill the above post
Specification Required Preferred
Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelors Degree in Social Work or Sociology.
• A person who is independent and able to confidently network with organisations.
• Had experience working one on one with children – preferably using case management model
• Fluent in English both spoken and written.
• Ability to write reports and keep case records
• IT Skills (Microsoft including word and excel.)
• Flexible and able to travel most of the time. Masters degree will be an added advantage to applicant
Experience and Knowledge 3 years’ experience working With vulnerable children, especially vulnerable girls
Ability to communicate in English and Kiswahili (both written and spoken)
Mentality/ Situation/Sex Sympathetic to The Salvation Army and its aims Between 25-45 years of age
No previous criminal convictions or child abuse incidents Female are highly encouraged to apply
APPLICATION:
Please send within 14 days after publication, your cover letter, passport size photo and CV with copies of professional certificates and contact details of 3 referees to The Salvation Army HQ, attention to Chief Secretary Daniel Kiama (Lt.-Colonel), PO Box 1273, DSM or email TNZ_Leadership@tnz.salvationarmy.org
For enquiries on details of this position: Lt.stivina sinana(0752105263) Project Officer or Lt. Rael Otieno Social secretary(0713532093)

Job Opportunity at Union of Tanzania Press Clubs, Procurement officer

The Union of Tanzania Press Clubs (UTPC) is an umbrella body of press clubs, which are journalists associations available all over the country.

Title : Procurement officer

Appointing Authority : Board of Directors

Workstation : Mwanza

Contract duration : Unspecified

Reporting to : Executive Director

Currently it is operating under its Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida). UTPC is an equal opportunity employer.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-

  • To advise the Executive Director on matters related to procurements
  • To prepare the Annual Procurement Plan of the Union
  • To perform all the duties of the Secretary to the Tender Board, support the functions of the Tender Board, causes the implementation of the decisions of the Tender Board and advise the Union on tendering issues
  • To develop for the Union’s policies, standards and procedures for procurement
  • To ensure that there is timely procurement at optimum costs and with regards to quality
  • To ensure that all Procurement activities adheres to the Union Procurement policy.
  • To recommend proper procurement and disposal by tender procedures
  • To establish, evaluate and maintain reliable primary and secondary sources of suppliers to ensure continuity of the Union operations.
  • To monitor all available sources on market trend that may have an effect on price or lead timesand then make recommendations for actions to the management
  • To devise and employ fruitful sourcing strategies within the relevant Acts
  • To manage existing procurement contracts by monitoring performance, examining and re – evaluating the contracts and advising accordingly
  • To track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • To collaborate with user departments/sections and Union members to ensure clarity of specifications and expectations of the Union.
  • To anticipate unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • To perform risk management regarding procurement contracts and agreements
  • To control, spend and build a culture of long – term saving on procurement costs
  • To act as the link between the Union and suppliers
  • To ensure preparation of monthly procurement reports and submit monthly the same to the tender board
  • To conduct on – job training of his/her subordinates and other staffs of the Union
  • To conduct performance appraisal to all subordinate in the section
  • To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

COMPETENCIES

Ability to communicate in English and Swahili languages verbally and in written form
Ability to use computer in Microsoft word, excel and power point.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor degree in Procurement and logistics or equivalent
  • Must be registered with Procurement and Supplies Professionals/Technicians Board on approved category
  • Must have three (3) years experience in procurement duties.
  • Must have age between 25 – 45 years.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested applicants meeting the above job requirements, should send their applications with detailed CVs, photocopies of their academic qualifications and provide three (3) names of referees with their contact addresses.

Their application should be sent to the

Executive Director,
Union of Tanzania Press Clubs.
Isamilo Area
P.O. Box 314
Mwanza

All applications should be hand written and sent by courier mail service not later than 30th September, 2019 Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted applicants shall be informed.

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who will make a telephone call to any UTPC official, in respect of his/her application, will automatically be disqualified.

Echoing Green Fellowship 2020 for High-impact Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Applications are open for the Echoing Green Fellowship 2020. Through this two-year, full-time Fellowship, Echoing Green finds innovators, mobilizers, community organizers, and social justice leaders working on a plan to make the world better in a big way. Then they help them become impactful leaders by connecting them with the tools, resources, and communities they need to bring their ideas to life.
Benefits

Leadership Development

  • Personalized Framework: A comprehensive, self-paced program to work towards building leadership skills and developing the structures and strategies needed for ideas to thrive.
  • Wellbeing Support: Ongoing secular support from three Echoing Green Chaplains, focusing on mental and emotional wellbeing, as well as self-care workshops designed specifically for the struggles of entrepreneurship.

Seed Resources

  • Dedicated Portfolio Manager: An expert advisor and thought partner who guides leadership growth, helps build ideas and organizations for success, and connects Fellows to additional resources and funding opportunities.
  • Seed Funding: A stipend paid in four equal installments over two years ($80,000 for individuals; $90,000 for partnerships), in addition to a flexible benefit stipend. Funding offered to for-profit organizations is in the form of recoverable grants.

Lifelong Support

  • Retreats and Networking Events: International gatherings to connect Fellows across classes and cohorts, as well as with experienced business leaders, institutions, and investors committed to solving global issues
  • Expert Advisory Groups: Comprehensive pro bono legal and investment advice and a suite of support from leading professionals to help navigate the social entrepreneurship and impact investment fields.

Eligibility

Individuals

  • You must be over 18 years old, fluent in English, and able to commit a full 40-hour work week to your organization. The organization must be the original idea of the applicant(s), in its start-up phase (usually within the first two years of operation), and independent and autonomous.
  • If you are currently a full-time student or employee, you must agree to make your organization your full-time engagement if awarded a Fellowship.
  • You do not need to be based in the US or be an American citizen. The only limitation on work location is that if your project is based in the United States, then you must have American work authorization (i.e., citizenship, permanent residence status, or a work visa). Echoing Green does not sponsor American work permits for any foreign nationals.
  • You are welcome to reapply each year.

Organizations

  • An organization can be structured as a nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid.
  • An organization does not only have to be run by one individual. Partners can apply for a Fellowship.
  • Organizations still in the idea phase are eligible. You do not need to establish 501(c)(3) status or register your organization before you apply.
  • The program must be independent and autonomous. It cannot be under the management of another organization. If you have a fiscal sponsor that provides support but does not control organization decisions, you are eligible.
  • Tuition or scholarship funding, or research projects; lobbying or faith-based organizations; and existing organizations which have grown past their start-up phase are not eligible to apply.
  • You are welcome to reapply each year.

Partners

  • An organization does not only have to be run by one individual. Partners can apply for a Fellowship. You will be asked additional questions in your application about your partnership.
  • Each individual within the partnership must meet all Applicant Eligibility requirements.
  • Only two founders may apply per organization. However, you do not need to change your leadership structure to suit Echoing Green. Even if only two founders can be Echoing Green Fellows, you can have as many people leading your organization as you see necessary.
  • They do not allow applicants to change their application type from individual to partnership during the application process. Nor can you swap out one partner for another during the application process or during the Fellowship period.
  • Partnerships must submit a joint application for their project. Applicants who choose to apply as part of a partnership must complete one application together. Partners who submit separate applications for the same project will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Application

Spencer Foundation announces Large Research Grants on Education Program

Deadline: 14 January 2020

The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Large Research Grants on Education Program to support education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.
The goal for this program is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education. They seek to support scholarship that develops new foundational knowledge that may have a lasting impact on educational discourse.

This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request for a particular research topic, discipline, design, method, or location.

Budget

The budgets ranging from $125,000 to $500,000 for projects ranging from one to five years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposals are accepted from the U.S. and internationally, however all proposals must be submitted in English and budgets must be proposed in U.S. Dollars.
  • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a Large Research Grant on Education must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. While graduate students may be part of the research team, they may not be named the PI or Co-PI on the proposal.
  • The PI must be affiliated with a non-profit organization that is willing to serve as the administering organization if the grant is awarded. The Spencer Foundation does not award grants directly to individuals. Examples include non-profit colleges, universities, school districts, and research facilities, as well as other non-profit organizations with a 501(c)(3) determination from the IRS.
  • Proposals to the Research Grants on Education program must be for academic research projects that aim to study education. Proposals for activities other than research are not eligible (e.g., program evaluations, professional development, curriculum development, scholarships, capital projects). Additionally, proposals for research studies focused on areas other than education, are not eligible.

How to Apply

Nafasi za kazi- Bugando Medical Centre, Accountant volunteer

Accountant volunteer  

Bugando Medical Centre is a consultant and teaching hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania. It is situated along the shores of Lake Victoria in Mwanza City. It has 900 beds and over 1200 employees. It is a referral centre for tertiary specialist care for eight regions, namely: – Mwanza, Geita, Simiyu, Mara, Kagera, Shinyanga, Tabora and Kigoma. It serves a catchment’s population of over 14 million people.

Bugando Medical Centre is therefore inviting suitably Tanzanians who can volunteer in the following posts;-

Accountant (1- Post)

Qualifications

Holder of CPA (T) with Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy from a recognized institution.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Letters of application should be written in English preferably handwritten attaching a detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic/professional qualification, testimonials and names, Addresses, telephone numbers and three referees, should put in a sealed envelope addressed to the Director General so as to reach him before 26« September 2019. Only short listed applicants will be Contacted:

Director General,
Bugando Medical Centre,
P.O.Box 1370,
MWANZA
Email: 

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