Thursday, October 1, 2020

42 Job Opportunities at Centrax Systems, DeskTop Productions Ltd,Medical Care Development International (MCDI),Fairtrade Africa Tanzania, D-Tree International Tanzania AND BURN Manufacturing

  Express       Thursday, October 1, 2020

6 Months Mpesa Analyst
Centrax Systems
Location: Dodoma, Dodoma, Tanzania
Payment wallet configuration experience across Credit services Responsible for analysing and documenting new requirements for new business services and scenarios

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Responsible for configuring new services, optimising service parameters for performance and monitoring schedule and testing accordingly on assigned platform
Responsible for analysing, documenting and troubleshooting new configurations, leading to reduced service degradation or loss.
Responsible for configuring scheduled changes on the assigned service platforms
Maintain quality documentation of the changes made on the platform for service introduction, incident resolution or performance improvement.
Maintain workflow changes within the system
Review and a maintain full understanding of Credit controls in place in all markets
Requirements Report to MPA and market stakeholders on updates of scenarios, configuration, test results and reports across assigned markets and escalating issues when appropriate
Provide knowledge transfer to markets for all M-Pesa and 3rd party configurations performed to broaden knowledge base on execution.
Provide training to Market and Company shared service teams on the new services configured, testing results and reports developed.
Relevant qualification essential.


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MODE OF APPLICATION:
You Can APPLY HERE or send your CV to careers@centrax.co.za

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Prepress Specialist
DeskTop Productions Limited
PrePress and Digital Printing Manager at DeskTop Productions Limited
Prepress technicians set the foundation for successful printing production. technician take print or electronic files, import them into specialized software, making color, text, and digital image corrections as needed. They set up printing presses to produce film, plate or electronic proofs.
Duties of the Job
1. Receive files from designer, client service or online store with Job Ticket and Approved Print out.
2. Check all the details / specifications as per job ticket
3. Correct errors of colors (RGB/CMYK), Bleed, Over Print, Size, page sequence when applicable.
4. Return artwork/job ticket which wrong details which cannot be changed or can be done by designer / client having original artwork.
5. Coordinate with Production manager regarding requirements of jobs.
6. As agreed with production manager impose artworks for printing according to paper size and finishing requirements.
7. Make imposed printouts of work.
8. Send file to Digital Press, direct CTP or send out (outsource) to get CTP Plates.


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 Position: Technical Advisor, Malaria Diagnostic
The International Division of Medical Care Development, MCDI was founded in 1977 with the belief that MCD’s successful approach to health systems development in the rural United States could be adapted to meet the needs of developing nations. A global non-profit organization, MCDI uses practical, evidence-based and high-impact approaches to strengthen health systems in developing countries. For almost 40 years, MCDI has worked to improve the health of vulnerable populations overseas through integrated, sustainable and locally-driven interventions. MCDI has implemented public health programs in over 40 countries aimed at targeting the world’s most vulnerable populations.
MCDI collaborates with donors, national governments, the private sector, health agencies, communities and local stakeholders to improve health and save lives in the following areas: malaria control; maternal, neonatal and child health; water, sanitation and hygiene; tuberculosis; HIV/AIDS; and other communicable diseases.
MCDI is actively seeking a Malaria Senior Technical Advisor for the PMI Impact Malaria to act as MCDI’s key representative within the project and will be responsible for overseeing the planning, coordination, and execution of all malaria activities at the regional, district, and facility level for improved delivery of malaria-related services. S/he will liaise with and maintain productive collaborative relationships with in-country partners such as 1) PMI Impact Malaria Consortium (PSI/MCDI/Jhpiego/ UCSF/Global Health and Sciences/ MEI; 2) PMI/Country team and other PMI implementing partners; 3) Ministry of Health/National Malaria Control Program and other departments; 4) other stakeholders working in malaria, such as local NGO, private sector representatives, WHO country office, etc.


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Essential Job Functions:
• Facilitating the establishment and development of laboratory services in Tanzania to support and strengthen malaria diagnosis, including coordinating and participating in diagnostic evaluations relating to improved malaria diagnostic services.
• Providing laboratory technical support to PMI Impact Malaria/MCDI including overseeing laboratory technical activities and ensuring high quality of project implementation in Tanzania.
• Developing and implementing training, continuing education and supervisory programs for laboratory staff to strengthen quality malaria diagnosis in Tanzania, including the development of health learning materials.
• Participating in the development of national laboratory policies and guidelines addressing malaria diagnostics and their utilization.
• Developing and strengthening national quality assurance structures, systems and programs for laboratory staff to support malaria diagnostic activities.
• Participating, cooperating and liaising with all MCDI partners, and with governments, institutions of higher learning, universities, schools of medicine and related fields, and other health agencies, both national and international with the purpose of developing and promoting the PMI impact Malaria project.
• Representing MCDI at a national, regional and international level.
• Assisting in developing and conducting operational research relating to the PMI impact Malaria project objectives; analyzing results and disseminating reports including publishing of scientific papers, and making presentations at national, regional and international meetings and conferences.

Other Duties:
• Assist in the dissemination of the malaria case management (diagnostic and treatment) policy
• Track and report on accomplishment of activities in the workplan
• Submit weekly written /or verbal (during weekly calls) updates on the work undertaken under each of the areas described above, significant achievements, challenges, and plans for the coming week.
• Provide Case Management training and continued adaptation of materials for the enhanced case management (clinical and diagnostic) supervision process: Materials for the malaria case management (clinical and diagnostic) supervision process, based on mentoring concepts, will be drafted and vetted as needed with the NMCP.
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Qualifications/Requirements:
• At least a Masters’ degree in biomedical Sciences preferable in medical parasitology.
• At least 5 years of professional experience in malaria, especially on diagnosis,
• Experience working with malaria donors such as USAID, World Bank, Global Fund, DFID will be preferred;
• Experience in writing scientific report, manuscript and peer-reviewed publications;
• Good interpersonal skills, team player and makes her/himself available as needed;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Must have General professional and technical proficiency in the English
• Very proficient in the use of the standard Microsoft Office package with particular experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.


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Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Position Type: Full-Time
Expected Position Start Date: November 1st, 2020

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to mcdijobs@mcd.org Compensation will be based on USAID FSN scales. Position will be open until filled.
Closing date 30 Nov 2020.

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 Translation Of Radio Scripts In Local Languages In Tanzania For Recover Africa Project October, 2020
Fairtrade Africa
INTRODUCTION
Established in 2005, Fairtrade Africa is the independent non-profit umbrella organization representing all Fairtrade certified producers in Africa. Fairtrade Africa is owned by its members, who are African producer organizations certified against international Fairtrade standards producing traditional export commodities such as coffee, cocoa, tea, cotton, bananas, mango, and non- traditional commodities including shea butter and rooibos tea. Currently, the organization represents over 1.18 million smallholder farmers and workers across 28 countries in Africa.
ABOUT RECOVER AFRICA PROJECT
To mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Fairtrade producers’ health, well-being and economic sustainability, this project on RECOVER AFRICA: Fairtrade Emergency Initiative Fund, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is implemented by Fairtrade Africa (FTA) from September 2020 to April 2022. The project aims to provide immediate relief to and support prevention of the further spread of the pandemic on at-risk producers in nine countries in Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi and South Africa); as well as help producers recover from economic losses due to COVID-19, maintain and diversify their supply chain relations, and ensure business continuity, food security and income generation for their member -– thereby building producers’ resilience to future shocks and stresses.


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SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
FTA seeks to engage the services of a qualified language translation company based in Tanzania to carry out the translation of radio scripts on RECOVER AFRICA Project in into three local languages in Tanzania where there is a cluster of Fairtrade producers. The radio scripts will be originally produced in English. 

EXPECTED OUTPUTS
Translation of three (3) radio scripts in English into three (3) local languages in Tanzania.


DESIRED EXPERIENCE/EXPERTISE
FTA is looking for an individual firm(s) with demonstrated experience in translating radio scripts with socially relevant content such as the COVID-19 pandemic, gender equality, women empowerment and youth engagement. In addition, the said should possess the following.
● An agency with at least five (5) years of expertise in translation.
● Proven translation experience

DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The successful firm is expected to carry out the assignment for three months (October 2020 to December 2020) from the date of signing the contract.

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 How to apply
APPLICATION PROCESS
Interested and qualified firm(s) should submit their applications, which should include the following:
● Firm profile;
● Professional fee daily rate structure/rate card;
● 2 References and samples of similar assignments conducted in the past
● A list of local languages translation capabilities in the country
The closing date for receiving the application is 7th October 2020.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Please send the applications to recruitment@fairtradeafrica.net

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Position: ToR Partnerships Advisor
D-tree International
Location: Dar es salaam
Job Summary
We are seeking a Partnerships Advisor, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to lead D-tree’s partnerships efforts with the government, NGO partners and funders in Mainland Tanzania.
Who we are
D-tree International is a digital health organization with 15 years of experience using innovations in technology to strengthen the quality of health systems in low and middle income countries. D-tree works through partnerships with Ministries of Health and NGOs to bring human-centered design approaches to collaborations in which we support partners to define key programmatic challenges and priorities, explore if and how technology can be used to improve program efficiency and quality, and then work with our partners to choose the most appropriate technology platform to meet their needs. This may include using or building on existing tools or configuring new solutions through a variety of software platforms. A key aspect of our work is our end-to-end partnership, in which we also supportpartners to use systems thinking to roll out, implement and monitor programs and facilitate a culture of data use among multiple stakeholders.

D-tree has received funding from USAID, the Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Fondation Botnar, Human Development Innovation Fund, Packard Foundation, UN Foundation and more than 20 international NGOs. As a pioneer in the field of digital health, D-tree has supported more than 8,000 health workers serving over 5 million families in 16 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Evaluations have demonstrated improved heath impact through D-tree’s digital programs, including 27% reduction in maternal mortality, 50% increase in facility delivery rates, four-fold increase in postpartum follow-up, 70% increase in contraceptive prevalence rates and 15-fold improvements in health worker performance.


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D-tree has worked in Tanzania since 2008 on a variety of digital health projects focused on improving the quality of healthcare delivery through the introduction of innovative technology and processes. A core aspect of our work is engagement and integration with government health systems and other stakeholders working in the digital health space. As our portfolio continues to grow, we have the opportunity to expand our engagement with the government in Tanzania (largely through partnerships within the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MoHCDGEC) and the Office of the President of the Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG)) to support government ownership of digital health programs, in line with their digital health strategy. We also have the opportunity to expand partnerships with stakeholders within Tanzania, including local and international

NGOs and funders. The Partnerships Advisor will be instrumental in strengthening and expanding strategic partnerships with all of these groups to help expand D-tree’s reach and achieve our mission of improving access to high quality healthcare for all.

Who you are

We are seeking a Partnerships Advisor, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to lead D-tree’s partnerships efforts with the government, NGO partners and funders in Mainland Tanzania. You are someone with strong existing relationships within the government, NGO and donor community—particularly as related to public health and digital health. You have a strong understanding of Tanzania’s government system and experience working with key players within MoHCDGEC and PORALG. You are strategic in turning relationships and conversations into concrete partnership opportunities and you are proactive in following through and cultivating these opportunities to turn them into concrete and impactful projects and programs for the organization. You are experienced with developing, implementing, and realizing business development plans and have experience setting and achieving measurable targets. At the same time, you are experienced in collaborating with teammates to develop and implement strategies to promote government ownership of programs and systems integration through understanding the health system context and relevancy and benefits of D-tree programs. You are comfortable and confident in high-level meetings with government, funders, and NGO partners, and you enjoy developing and executing program plans and strategies to grow the portfolio and reputation of the organization. You have strong analytical skills and can assess the environment, needs, and opportunities within Tanzania and then identify strategic opportunities for D-tree. You are a strong public speaker and have the ability to clearly articulate D-tree’s vision and strategically position our work within the broader health landscape in Tanzania. Finally, you are proactive and a strong communicator, which will foster productive collaboration with colleagues across international time zones.

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What you will do
This is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding role requiring an individual with extensive experience working with the Tanzanian government and key stakeholders, and fostering strategic partnerships. You will be a key member of the D-tree Tanzania team and will work closely with the Dar es Salaam team of 7-9 staff as well as D-tree’s global support team. Working with D-tree’s Regional Program Director and Director of Business Development & Partnerships (based in the United States), you will design and implement a partnership and business development plan to build D-tree’s pipeline within Tanzania and achieve measurable targets. Finally, as part of your role you will stay up to date on current trends in digital technology and innovation to improve healthcare delivery, both within Tanzania and globally, in order to inform D-tree’s growth, the scale and sustainability of our programs, and expand D-tree’s reputation within the region.


Government engagement & partnership development
  • Develop and foster strong relationships within the MoHCDGEC and PORALG to increase D-tree’s visibility and cultivate opportunities to support digital health initiatives within Tanzania, with particular attention to the scale and sustainability of D-tree innovations and programs.
  • Develop, foster, and bolster relationships with other NGOs in Tanzania to increase D-tree’s visibility, understand Tanzania’s health landscape, identify synergies, and initiate discussions around potential collaboration.
  • Represent D-tree to senior government, NGO and funding stakeholders, promoting D-tree’s mission and vision as a trusted digital health partner in Tanzania.
  • Collaborate with the D-tree Tanzania program team in developing and implementing strategies to support government ownership of D-tree supported initiatives and integration of D-tree’s programs into government systems
  • Communicate effectively through available forums at regional, district, ward and village level the position or/and role of D-tree International
  • Present project highlights and results at meetings and forums/conferences
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Business development
  • Work with D-tree’s Director of Business Development and Partnerships to develop and lead execution of a business development strategy for the Tanzania office based on D-tree’s vision, strategy and mission.
  • Identify new donor funding opportunities and partners, and collaborate remotely with the Director of
  • Business Development and Partnerships to identify and vet new business opportunities and develop value propositions on where we can help solve challenges.
  • Communicate regularly with Program Directors in D-tree’s global offices to continuously understand D-tree’s global efforts, strengths, and experience and consider how they may be translated or adapted in Tanzania.
  • Lead meetings with potential partners and funders in Tanzania to understand programmatic challenges and needs and propose ways that D-tree can support and provide value to their work.
  • Collaborate with the D-tree Tanzania program team and Global Support Team on proposals or new project plans and elicit input and approval from government counterparts.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing partners and funders.

Technology
  • Gain a basic understanding of the common global health software platforms and mobile applications—particularly those utilized by D-tree--in order to effectively communicate about current and potential uses of technology with potential partners
  • Possess a deep understanding of the field of digital health—its history and evolution—particularly in Tanzania. Understand digital health best practices and become competent in articulating and explaining these ideas to non-technical audiences. Become highly familiar with Tanzania’s Digital Health Strategy and Investment Roadmap and gain a strong understanding of government ICT and digital health priorities through conversations with the ICT units of PORALG, MoHCDGEC, and relevant partners.
  • Stay abreast of advancements in technology and innovation for health, both globally and within the Tanzania ecosystem

What we are looking for
We are looking for a motivated, passionate individual who is willing to wear multiple hats and do what it takes to support D-tree’s continued growth and quality. The following attributes are a general overview, but we will consider individuals who do not meet all of the details below if you have the right skillset and attitude.

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Essential Qualifications
  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience,
  • Master’s degree
  • Significant experience engaging with government officials at national, regional and district levels and established relationships with key stakeholders within Tanzania’s MoHCDGEC and PORALG
  • Knowledge of the Tanzanian health sector and digital health priorities
  • Superior analytic skills; ability to think logically and rationally about problems
  • Experience working with digital technology and innovation
  • Experience with business development including fostering and maintaining relationships with partners and donors; writing concept notes and proposals; and proactively seeking and securing opportunities for new engagements.
  • Must be able to work independently, multi-task, collaborate with a distributed team, be persistent and work under tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and spoken Swahili and English
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Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with digital health programs
  • Experience in government systems strengthening and building government capacity to oversee strengthened programs; health system strengthening experience preferred
  • Experience in scaling and sustaining innovations within public sector system and/or with private sector collaborations
  • Experience working with the ICT and community health units within MoHCDGEC and PORALG

Desired characteristics
  • A can-do attitude: You remain optimistic in the face of adversity and creatively solve problems to get things done.
  • A systems thinker: You are able to understand linkages and interactions between individual components in a health system, and design solutions to strengthen the overall system.
  • An innovator: You enjoy thinking outside of the box and want to use that thinking to solve pressing global health problems.
  • A detail oriented &strategic thinker: You pay attention to small details and focus on quality and consistency, but also have the ability to see the big picture and think strategically.

Application information
To apply for this role please fill in the google form through the link at the end of this advert. Only applicants who respond to all questions and include their CV as well as a thoughtful, tailored cover letter will be considered.
This position is open to Tanzanian nationals only.

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Partnerships and Business Development Representative Tanzania
BURN Manufacturing
Job description
We are seeking a Country Lead to spearhead our sales expansion into Tanzania. He/she will be a key member of the Expansion team and will work closely with the Director of Expansion.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Strategy: In collaboration with the Expansion team in Nairobi, design, implement and manage the national sales, marketing and distribution strategy for Tanzania
  • Business Development: Identify and develop new distribution partnerships targeting wholesalers, retailers, financial institutions, corporations/government institutions and NGOs
  • Account Management: Manage existing distributor relationships/customer accounts and provide support when necessary
  • Marketing: In collaboration with the marketing team in Nairobi, design, implement and manage innovative marketing campaigns to drive sales through existing and new distribution channels
  • Activations & Merchandising: Hire (or outsource), train, and manage an on-the-ground sales activation/merchandising team in line with BURN’s marketing strategy (live demos, store displays, etc)
  • Logistics & Forecasting: Plan an order schedule together with importers/distributors, assist in sales forecasting and track the sales and marketing budget for the country
  • Reporting: Produce monthly reports for the senior management team in Nairobi highlighting trends, marketing effectiveness and growth opportunities
  • Training: Train partners on BURN’s products
  • Market Research: Assist the market research team in Nairobi with any market research projects
  • After-Sales: Set up and manage an after-sales network of repair stations and warranty activations (in the long term)
  • Government Relations: Be the key on-the-ground person for BURN working with Government officials with guidance and support from the Expansion team in Nairobi
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Desired Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Kiswahili) (E)
  • 2 years sales, marketing and new business development experience in Tanzania (E), preferably in consumer durable goods (D)
  • Experience developing new distribution channels (E)
  • Familiarity with the Tanzania wholesale/retail market (E)
  • High level of comfort working with wholesale business clients (E)
  • Proven ability to manage a small team of promoters (E)
  • Experience designing and managing marketing strategies/campaigns and creating end-consumer demand (E)
  • Enthusiastic, creative and a desire to ‘sell for good’ (E)
  • Strong analytic/number-crunching background (D)
  • Strategic thinking; experience developing strategy and/or business plans (D)
Role overview
FUNCTION
Sales & Customer Service
INDUSTRY
Energy & Utilities
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
2-5 years
LOCATION
Dar es Salaam
MUST-HAVE SKILLS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical background
  • Strategic thinking skills
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About BURN Manufacturing
Based in Ruiru, Kenya, BURN Manufacturing designs, produces and distributes Kenya’s best-selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.

Not only do we sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but BURN is also the only jiko company which manufactures all of its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility. We are extremely proud to employ 225 team members throughout Kenya and support a workforce which is 60 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be “for men only.”

Since 2013, BURN has sold 800,000+ stoves in Africa. These stoves have helped 4,000,000 beneficiaries save $215 million in fuel expenditures and 2.6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~25,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months by expanding its successful model across Africa.
Apply by 02nd October, 2020.
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