New Jobs at Land O'Lakes International Development, Africa Clean Energy (ACE) and Legendary Expeditions

Job Title: Director of Sales & Marketing
Company Description:
Legendary Expeditions own and operate luxury safari camps and lodges in Tanzania, where the most prolific wildlife reserves in the world are experienced firsthand, and no two days are the same. Our guests might follow the annual migration of millions of animals across the savannah grasslands, or spend a morning quietly observing a single family of lionesses and their cubs. In the evening,
sundowners and a gourmet dinner are served around a blazing campfire under a star-filled sky where stories are told before our adventurers retire for the night in their luxury tents. Connected by private air transfers, our growing collection of camps and lodges is underpinned by our dedicated conservation efforts, and our commitment to support the local communities. People who know us choose to return for experiences that will touch their soul and create memories that last a lifetime.
Role Summary:
Join our team as Director of Sales & Marketing for Legendary Expeditions, based in Arusha, Tanzania. For this important role, we are looking for a skilled storyteller who is inspired by the challenge of bringing the extraordinary experiences of our Camps and Lodges to life, in sales and marketing efforts targeted to the luxury traveler.

Core Responsibilities:
The key responsibilities for this position are:
• Implement global sales, distribution, digital marketing, e-commerce, social media and PR programs to promote the growing collection of Camps and Lodges.
• Collaborate with Operations colleagues to create and promote memorable experiences.
• Lead the sales team and work with Legendary DMC and reservations team to sell experiences to travel agents and luxury consumers.
• Advise on trends within the luxury safari market and our recommended response in order to drive the company’s broader strategic growth.
• Interact with guests to receive feedback, thus being a salesperson, researcher and problem solver to add benefit to the team.
Required Qualifications:
• Deep familiarity and experience representing luxury safari camps and lodges in Africa is mandatory
• A minimum of 10 years international luxury hospitality brand sales and marketing experience.

Job: Team Leader, Tanzania Dairy Project

Land O’Lakes International Development is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit helping communities around the world build economies by strengthening agriculture from farm-to-fork, helping businesses grow, and linking farmers to markets. Since our start in 1981, we have been leveraging nearly 100 years of expertise in crop inputs, agricultural insights, dairy and animal nutrition from our close affiliate, Land O’Lakes, Inc., a farmer-owned agribusiness committed to fulfilling its purpose of feeding human progress.
Our team is made up of nearly 350 employees who are committed to market-led approaches, and passionate about collaborating locally to create lasting inclusive economic growth. By unlocking the potential of agriculture for the last 36 years, the lives of more than 3 million people have been transformed through nearly 300 programs in more than 80 countries.
The Team Leader will be responsible for management of day-to-day Project activities and the quality delivery of all the Project Manager team’s work. The Team Leader will ensure that all tasks and activities are performed in a timely, professional manner, subject to appropriate review and approvals by the Secretariat, and that deliverables and other work products related to the Project will be clear, well thought out, complete and thoroughly checked for quality control. The Team Leader will be assisted in tasks by a Technical Officer. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and is contingent upon an award to Land O’Lakes International Development.
  • Lead the process for project registration/approval in Tanzania.
  • Assess and validate the Project design, to ensure alignment to the stated goals and objectives of the AgResults program.
  • Develop Annual Work Plans to be submitted to the Secretariat for review and approval.
  • Monitor and ensure that the Project Annual Work Plan is implemented.
  • Prepare and submit Quarterly Performance Reports to track, identify and inform the Secretariat of all completed, in-flight and forecasted Project activities, and to propose Work Plan adjustments if needed.
  • Identify and proactively report to the Secretariat on potential opportunities or problems that could impact Project implementation or the reputation risk of the Project, AgResults, the Secretariat or any other AgResults entity. The Team Leader should employ critical thinking to troubleshoot solutions, and recommend appropriate solutions, responses and next steps to the Secretariat before acting.
  • Monitor and supervise the Project implementation, including, without limitation, for misuse of funds and fraud, implement misuse and fraud avoidance management processes.
  • Manage annual lessons-learned exercises and submit the summary of these exercises to the Secretariat on a yearly basis.
  • Ensure quality verbal and written reporting on Project operations as required.
  • Maintain neutrality in all aspects of the facilitation of the Project, including impartiality toward the Competitors, and eschew influence by any pre-existing personal or professional relationships that would create an actual or perceived bias or unfair advantage for a Competitor or other stakeholder.
  • Coordinate and provide reasonable support as needed to the Independent Evaluator to harmonize work plans and facilitate the Independent Evaluator’s work in assessing specific parameters and outcomes of the Project.
  • Ensure that Project deliverables are met on a timely basis and keep the Secretariat informed of all delays or changes to the timeline.
  • Coordinate the formation of the TAC and their input on technical matters throughout the course of the Project. Ensure that the members of the TAC are eligible to serve on and contribute to the Committee, do not face conflicts of interest, and otherwise comply with the requirements of this Agreement.
  • Manage and oversee the competitor sourcing and sign-up process with the competitors. Support potential competitors in joining the AgResults contest by providing information on the prize structure and contest requirements.
  • Develop a transparent dispute resolution mechanism for the Competitors and other Project participants and coordinate dispute resolution for approval by AgResults.
  • Ensure effective stakeholder engagement, including government engagement, public outreach, and communications. Communicate as needed with competitors and the TAC on matters of Project operations, and report regularly to the Secretariat.
  • Maintain neutrality in all aspects of the facilitation of the Project.
  • Collaborate with the Secretariat in the development and/or finalization of the verification process, as well as help with drafting the terms of reference for the Verifier and identifying Verifier candidates.
  • Along with Secretariat, prepare a verification oversight plan, oversee, and perform spot checks of the sales audit tasks that the Verifier will perform.
  • Liaise closely with the Project Verifier(s) to ensure consistency in work plan development, reporting, and to advise on verification processes with necessary.
  • Collect and submit verification reports to the Secretariat, indicating the companies that should receive a payment and the payment amount based on the sales verification report.
  • Provide operational support including administrative tasks, communications and reporting, outreach and research as may be required.
  • Lead Project close out.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed by the Secretariat or the Steering Committee.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of seven years of experience managing international donor-funded projects and/or private sector-led initiatives, with Tanzania experience required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, animal science, dairy husbandry, economics, business, international development, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating programs or projects that include public and private sector involvement.
  • Proven ability to work independently; effectively manage time, competing priorities, and complex tasks; and identify opportunities and challenges and propose appropriate responses or solutions.
  • Proven excellent project management and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience with positive stakeholder engagement, including the agribusiness private sector, international donors, and government officials.
  • Experience overseeing monitoring and verification systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Project, MS Outlook, MS Word and other Microsoft Office programs.
  • Women candidates are encouraged.
The position described above is contingent upon Activity award.
Closing on 22 June 2019
Job Title: ACE TAF Demand-Led Facility Manager
 Job no: 497855
Work type: Contract
Location: Tanzania, United Republic Of
Categories: International development
• Supporting Africa Clean Energy’s Regional demand-led Facility
• 1-year contract in the first instance, rolling extension
• Tanzania
The Programme
The Africa Clean Energy (ACE) Technical Advisory Facility (TAF) programme will catalyse a market-based approach for private sector delivery of Renewable Energy electrification technologies, with a specific focus on high quality stand-alone solar systems (including SHS’s and a range of productive use products and services). This will lead to improved access to modern energy services for people and communities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with an emphasis on poor people and marginalised groups. The ACE business programme focuses exclusively on developing a market for individual solar systems (this includes multiple lighting solar kits). The programme aims to overcome many of the barriers preventing the development of markets for high quality solar systems, while complementing, not duplicating, DFID’s existing programmes and related initiatives of other donors.
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The Position
ACE TAF is seeking a Demand-Led Facility Manager based in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam or Dodoma) to support the programme.
The Key Responsibilities of the Demand Facility Manager are:
• In collaboration with the Demand Led Facility Lead, develop activity plan and manage effective and strategic delivery of interventions across Tanzania and Rwanda.
• Establish and maintain close working relationships with key stakeholders including the DfID local office, Ministries of Energy and local off-grid industry associations in the target countries.
• Supervise and provide oversight of including Short-Term Technical Advisors (STTA), to ensure that their work is carried out to a high professional standard, in accordance with agreed work plans and schedules.
• Responsible for day-to-day management of the ACE TAF DF activities in Rwanda and Tanzania.
• Oversee delivery of activities within the project budget to plan resource requirements and monitor utilisation and availability.
• Undertake quality assurance reviews of both the pipeline and intervention development in Tanzania and Rwanda.
• Regular communication and liaising with ACE TAF leadership team/DFL to provide progress updates and ensuring a close and effective working relationship.
• Ensure responsiveness to internal and external requests that may be relevant to the project.
• Ensure effective, timely and high-quality delivery of interventions and deliverables.
• Support DFL to develop terms of reference, and task orders for in-country interventions.
• Contribute to monthly reports on key programme activities, problems and action points.
• Contribute to cross cutting activities including knowledge management; monitoring and evaluation; development of terms of reference; or report writing, supporting the Leadership Team and DFL in Nairobi.
• Ensure to highlight at the first opportunity any issues or risks that may arise.
• Any other duties as may be required.
Special Requirements
• Report to the Demand Facility Lead based in Nairobi, Kenya.
• Work remotely from the core team based in Nairobi.
• Ability to drive complex programmes independently.
• Some out of hours’ work may be required depending on the needs of the programme.
• Travel to the other oversight countries will be required.
The Person
• At least 7 years of professional experience working with governments on policy and regulatory reform on energy and/or economic development programmes in East Africa.
• Proactive self-starter with the ability to drive complex programmes independently.
• Practical experience coordinating across donor, government and other stakeholders in the energy sector.
• Demonstrated experience designing, delivering and leading on energy strategies for donor-funded projects in East Africa.
• Demonstrated experience of collaboratively working with policy makers to identify pipelines of interventions to catalyse the solar energy markets.
• Knowledge of other donor programmes, with demonstrated experience of fostering coordination and collaboration to avoid donor duplication.
• Practical experience of advising and guiding consultants to ensure effective implementation of programme activities.
• Working knowledge of approaches to economic development and inclusive growth.
• Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
• Excellence in networking and advocacy.

• Prior work experience for DFID or other donors, governments or international think tanks.
• Knowledge of M&E systems and how to integrate and capture field-based indicators.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK’s Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people’s lives.

Coffey has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all of our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.
06 Jun 2019 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Africa Standard Time