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VACANCY Number 2019-02
Job Title Technical Assistant Program
Job Grade KT5
Reports To Program Officer
Direct Reports None
Employment Category One year – renewable
Duty Station Mbeya – Tanzania
SAGCOT Integrated Knowledge & Information for Agriculture –SIKIA & Iringa – Mitigation, Adaptation, Productivity for Climate Smart Agriculture – Wehubit Program
Purpose of the Job
To reach most of smallholder farmers in the rice value chain in the SAGCOT area (Mbeya, Iringa, Morogoro, etc.) enabling them to increase yields, incomes, improve access to insurance services and micro-financing and using climate smart technologies
Specific Responsibilities:
Project Planning
a) In liaison with the Program Team, develop detailed project activity work plans and budgets
b) Provide technical input in new project proposals
Project Implementation
a) Disseminate information and crop advice acquired from the satellite geodata on weather conditions, crop management, variable inputs, and availability of water for irrigation, market information, agriculture credit and insurance for value chain actors using various communication channels.
b) Monitor the functioning of all demonstration sites and learning sites established in the project implementation areas
c) Develop knowledge products from the analysis of data collected for the value chain actors.
d) Use ICT to promote climate smart technologies among various Value Chain Actors
e) Implement project plans and track progress against key milestones and deliverables
f) Conduct regular field/site visits to manage, guide, review and evaluate project progress
g) Implement a system of compliance assessment to ensure adherence to project standards and requirements
h) Assist the Project Team to establish resource need and examine alternative implementation strategies/approaches/methodologies.
Project Finance and administration
a) Comply with project financial controls and all laid out operational procedures
b) Run basic administration activities of the office e.g. ensuring that there are enough supplies, the equipment is in good condition, the office is well maintained and clean, attending to guests, running errands, filing of key documentation including financial documents, Project Monitoring & Evaluation
a) Implement monitoring and evaluation strategies and processes in liaison with the M & E Officer
b) Ensure accurate data capturing and analysis
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a) Maintain relationships will all stakeholders and partners
b) Coordinate communications between Project Team and relevant stakeholders
c) Prepare documentation of best practices including writing/editing articles, press releases,
d) Support in Preparation of training materials and manuals for use during project activities
e) Review data and information generated by the projects’ activities and produce knowledge products with quantifiable indicators.
f) Perform accurate data analysis and interpretation of results.

Technical Competence Requirements
a) Understanding of Geographical Information Systems
b) Experience in Agricultural Extension work
c) Excellent ICT Skills
d) Expertise and experience in establishing and nurturing partnerships (Value chain expertise in the development of Partnerships with village-based agents is essential for the achievement of project objectives and deliverables).
e) Experience in introduction of new technologies, approaches, models, resources and processes to ensure that value chain actors and smallholder farming communities when operationalize would lead to increased competitiveness;
f) Expertise in effective capacity building approaches for village-based agents to increase
volumes traded and ensure profitability;
g) Expertise in project execution especially donor-funded projects in the agri-business sector
h) Ability to effectively manage stakeholders and other value chain actors to effectively reach beneficial agreements at project outset and throughout the life of the project.
i) Ability to identify, document, track and control issues and implement change according to lessons learnt where necessary and make other decisions to ensure the project is on track
j) Ability to use standard project management tools and techniques to plan, schedule, track, correct and manage project performance against deliverables.
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Ability to analyze, define, evaluate alternatives, generate solutions and understand when to make decisions.

Relationship / Interpersonal skills
a) Ability to consult, seek advice, facilitate discussions, support others, solve conflicts and
establish trust, credibility and respect among colleagues and partners and stakeholders
b) Ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with rice value chain actors in a consortium
so that the entire chain works in a cooperative way

Educational Qualifications and Experience Required
a) Bachelor’s degree in any field of agriculture, or agricultural economics.
b) Good understanding of Information Technology.
c) A minimum of two years of progressive project implementation
d) Experience in the use of Information Technology in agriculture related activities
e) Must be able to speak and write English and Swahili very well
f) Flexibility in working and living in rural areas where projects are implemented

How to Apply
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If you are the right candidate, please send your application letter plus the following:
✓ An up-to-date CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience (presented in relation to each of the

Responsibilities and each of the experience areas listed above);
✓ The names and contacts of three referees, and a daytime contact telephone number of each of them;
✓ Copies of Academic Certificate and Transcripts for O’ level, A’ level – where applicable, UnderGraduate and Post-Graduate qualifications
✓ The names and contacts of your immediate supervisor(s) in the current job and two of your immediate previous jobs;
✓ Your daytime contact telephone number; and
✓ A statement and proof of current remuneration package
Please submit your application electronically to:

The Human Resource & Administration Manager
Kilimo Trust
Plot No. 42, Princess Anne Drive
Bugolobi P.O. Box 71782,
Kampala, Uganda.
++256 392 264 980/1, 0200 926 498

Closing Date
:12th July 2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Communications Specialist

MS TCDC wishes to secure the services of a self-motivated and creative Communications Specialist who will be responsible for building and sustaining the institution’s reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction.
MS TCDC wishes to secure the services of a self-motivated and creative Communications Specialist. This is a Management Level position reporting directly to the Programs Director. The Communications Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of social media internal, external and corporate communications. The Communications Specialist will work with various counterpart Managers and staff within the organization as well as with key external stakeholders in order to develop, maintain and implement suitable communications plans and strategies that will support the vision of the organization. S/he will also orient and train the organization’s staff in critical aspects of communication while as well playing a key role in the design and implementation of a Communications Curriculum at TCDC. The Communications Specialist will be responsible for building and sustaining the institution’s reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction.
As the Communications Specialist, your main areas of responsibility will be (but not limited to): 
  • Develop communications strategies for delivery of organizational culture, business strategy and promotion of the enterprise.
  • Develop communications strategies for both internal and external consumption.
  • Manage organizational reputation and image.
  • Cultivate and sustain relationship with local and international media.
  • Develop and manage communications operating budgets.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events by generating high level content – written and audio-visual for multiple online and offline channels.
  • Play a lead role in the development and appropriate packing of knowledge products emerging from critical work areas such a MS TCDC Philanthropy and Knowledge Curation.
  • Execute a suitable communications strategy and implementing activities to deliver communications objectives throughout the organization.
  • Assist other unit manager within the organization to prepare communications content and products for publication.
  • Develop content for internal publications such as newsletters, email announcements, planned publications, on-line, intranet, video, special projects and assignments.
  • Develop and maintain the organizations media strategy i.e. plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
  • Develop and implement Communications Training as part of TCDC Standard Course offerings
  • Support the organizational marketing and sales efforts.
  • Develop content for external publications such as newsletters, press releases etc.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with media houses and representatives.
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders within East Africa.
Social Media
  • Manage and maintain the organizations Social Media platforms.
  • Create rich and creative content that is optimized for search engines develop delivery and packaging plans for corporate messages.
  • Ensure that the institution is accurately featured on social media.
The ideal candidate is expected to have:   
  • A degree in Communications, Journalism or a related field. A Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in media as well as in a leadership position.
  • Proven experience in building, coaching, and mentoring communications and/or marketing specialists and in leading the execution of communications strategies.
  • Communications Skills.
  • Leadership and Administrative Skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills in English. Other AU official languages will be an added advantage.
  • Good Interpersonal and Facilitation/Training skills desired.
  • Training in professional writing, i.e. media reporting, media article, case study/story, press release, content writing, etc. and added advantage.
  • Training or experience in photography and videography will be an added advantage.
Basic Term offers: 
  • A three-year position, with possibility of extension
  • A basic salary matching the profile of the applicant and seniority of the position based on
TCDC Salary Scale.
  • Housing is provided by TCDC on campus in Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania.
  • A vibrant work environment with highly committed and professional people.
Application Process
Application deadline: Apply to by Friday, 5th of July, 2019 midnight EAT with title Communications Specialist
The first round of interviews will be conducted in the first half of second week of July, 2019 and a potential second round of interviews will be conducted in the second half of the second week of July, 2019.
Desired Start date: 1st of August, 2019 or soonest possible.

alkhalij enterprises Limited



Roles and Responsibilities:
Present and sell the Company’s products and solutions to new and existing accounts
Accountable for ensuring timely communication and customer satisfaction at assigned accounts
Understand each customer’s business and technical applications, anticipating their needs for products and solutions
Establish and strengthen individual relationships within purchase, maintenance, and operations departments at assigned accounts
Identify and analyze key opportunities and threats as it relates to products, markets, and competitors
Prepare weekly and monthly reports on customer visits, significant quotations, and overall sales activity
Achieve the allocated sales target for assigned accounts and new business

A degree from a reputable academic institution
Minimum 2-3 years’ sales experience related to products
Effective communication skills and an ability to build and sustain strong customer relationships
English proficiency is a must
Willing to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and travel to other cities

To apply, please send your CV to

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Walk In Solutions Tanzania

Position : Finance Controller
Job Location : Tanzania .
This will be a critical role to
Drive implementation of strategic business plans over the short and long term
Streamline and strengthen the financial systems and controls in the assigned geography of the Tanzania business
Overall responsibility of the Finance function (review financial statements, monthly MIS, Group reporting) and audits (internal, statutory).
Financial evaluation of projects and post implementation review of the projects.
Monitoring and evaluating business processes; suggesting and implementing changes to bring in control, efficiency and effectiveness.
Involvement in operational functioning pertaining to procurement negotiations and cost savings.
Reviewing the work of the finance manager / second line if any and ensuring the procedures are adhered to.
Strategic Business Planning :
Maintaining repository of data and information to support business processes.
Overseeing the implementation/maintenance of ERP system.
Drafting capital expenditure plans and investments in line with business strategy
Planning &Budgeting :
Preparing Annual Operating Plans (AOP) for the business unit.
Anchor the annual budgeting exercise and ensure that the business units have a sound rationale/ basis for the budgets.
Ensure maintenance and reporting P & L for the unit on a monthly basis.
Preparing Rolling Estimates for remaining year for all regions and reporting the same to HO.
Preparing brand contributions, day sales inventory calculation
Monthly Management reporting with detailed analysis of sales & profit along with comparison with prior Rolling Estimate, Annual Operating Plan & Previous Year
Accounting & Statutory Compliances:
Timely preparation of annual/monthly reports ensuring analysis of the performances on a monthly basis.
Ensuring compliance to all applicable statutory and legal requirements for the assigned geography.
Planning and managing internal/statutory/tax audits.
Periodic compilation of a comprehensive checklist for audit and risk management
Contributing to better corporate governance by identifying internal control weaknesses and implementing better controls 
This will be a challenging opportunity for middle to senior management career driven professionals to contribute to an ambitious business agenda for an aggressive growth oriented organization
Career path for a high performer in the role would be handling CFO roles for larger and more complex clusters or P&L for a business unit with moderate complexity to start with.
This role has principal reporting to the East Africa CFO based at Kenya.
• The ideal candidate would be a Chartered Accountant /CPA or Equivalent International degree

• 8 plus years of experience, with at least 2 years in a finance leadership role
• Experience in FMCG/Pharma/ Automotive / Manufacturing will be preferred
• Knowledge of SAP/ERP Accounting Systems will be desirable

Key Competencies and Skills
• The candidate needs to be high on strategic thinking and achievement orientation.
• The candidate also needs to display the ability and sensitivity to manage cultural differences, geographical complexities and complex stakeholder relationships,
• Other key desired competencies and skills would be teamwork and collaboration and strong interpersonal and communication skills.