Jobs at Watetezi Online TV and Dar es Salaam-based Medical and Diagnostics Supply company


Opportunity title: Head of Watetezi Online TV
Work Station: Dar Es Salaam
Application deadline: 5th of February 2020
The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is an umbrella organization of more than 180 Human Rights focused organization operating in both Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. The main focus of the Coalition is to put on the ground efforts towards enhanced security and protection of Human Rights Defenders in the United Republic of Tanzania.

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Under its Protection, Engagement, Research and Advocacy department as one of its strategy, THRDC established an online TV (“Watetezi TV”) to provide information, increase public awareness and communicate various issues pertaining the Human Rights Defenders rights promotion and protection and advocating for widening civic space in Tanzania. To operationalize the channel, THRDC is looking for the knowledgeable, energetic, self-motivated and proactive Tanzanian Journalist to fill the position of Head of Watetezi Online TV. The Head of Watetezi Online TV will lead the team in implementing the TV designed strategies to ensure the realization of its broad goal.
This is a key position which requires a demonstrated interest and ability to interact with various social media outlets, online media, mainstream media and any other interested partners. Good writing and presentation skills are crucial for this position.
Candidate profiles will at minimum match the essential criteria below.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in joumalism/Mass Communication or field related.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience of working in a similar communications role in either a media house or organization.
  • Fluent both in English and Swahili, any other international language is an added advantage.
  • Must have good capacity in documenting and news reporting in Swahili and English.
  • Must have a good understanding of news editing, journalistic ethics, reporting, feature writing, newsletters development, photojournalism, and communications
  • Demonstrated capacity to be able to engage effectively with senior staff of local and international CSOs, the government of Tanzania and the media sector
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to identify and disseminate core messages
  • Knowledgeable in challenges facing online media in Tanzania and strategies to sail within.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a collegiate team environment.
  • Supervisory role experience in previous assignments is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure; meet timelines with good quality deliverables
How to apply
Please submit your current CV, maximum of 3 pages, and a 1-page application letter in English explaining why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience match the requirements above VIA or
The National Coordinator,
Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition,
P.0 BOX 105926,
Dar es Salaam.
Please observe that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further procedures. The deadline for applications is midnight on 5 of February 2020.
NB: Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition is a free and fair entity, and therefore encourages all qualified Tanzanians to apply. Women are highly encouraged to apply for this position.


Sales Manager Dar es Salaam

We are a Dar es Salaam-based Medical and Diagnostics Supply company that inspires and supports advancing the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and medical equipment to hospitals and laboratories from world-renowned brands all over Tanzania. We provide technical back up, consumables, reagents and applications expertise to our customers.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, people-oriented Sales Manager who will be responsible for developing professional sales relationships with our customers. You will supervise and work with the Sales team and collaborate with our Technical team and will be expected to develop and implement successful strategies and tactics to sell our products.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing, training and motivating sales team to drive revenue growth
  • Develop and manage efficient distribution networks for sales
  • Develop efficient and creative sales and marketing strategies for the assigned territory and target setting for the sales team
  • Collecting customer and market feedback and reporting the same to the management
  • Monitoring sales team performance, analyzing sales data
  • Organizing sales presentations and symposiums
Competencies and Skills Required
  • Must be a Tanzanian
  • Working Experience of 7 years and above, preferably in a medical/diagnostics company.
  • Leadership experience with a medical sales team is mandatory.
  • Should have proven sales record
  • Good analytical, planning and execution skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, to be able to analyze data, make reports and presentations is crucial.
  • Applicant should be able to demonstrate*Core Values of: Innovation, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, Uncompromising Integrity, Speed, Focus and Accountability
  • Bachelor’s Degree in medical, laboratory, pharmacy or related field preferred, Master’s added advantage.
  • Honest person with high integrity and independence who will observe professional ethics in executing his/her duties
  • Flexibility, ability to learn quickly and adapt to fast-paced changing environment and prioritize work for self and team
  • Ability to travel in country to remote areas as well as internationally at short notice.
To apply, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV, photocopies of academic and other relevant certificates and names of three referees with their contacts to not later than 14th February 2020. Please quote your last name and the job title on the subject of your email.
Our organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, or gender.