Jobs at YARA Tanzania


Commercial Manager  

Location:  Dar Es Salaam, TZ

Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world’s key challenges – resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

YARA Tanzania is duly registered company under the Laws of Tanzania as a subsidiary of Fertilizers Holdings AS. with headquarters in Dar es Salaam. The aim is developing a market concept that increase the number of farmers using fertilizer in Tanzania including  better knowledge in plant nutrition, improved distribution  and logistics. One of  Yara investments in the country includes the construction of a 40 KT bulk terminal near  the port of Dar Es Salaam which handles importation of bulk fertilizer, packaging and sale  in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

Commercial Manager is a position based in Makambako, Njombe region responsible for Yara business in the southern part of Tanzania.


1. Implement Yara’s business strategy for the assigned region, own the region’s commercial objectives and budget.

2. Ensuring alignment of our channel partners to Yara Crop Nutrition’s “crop focus, farmer centric” strategy through continuous  engagement.

3. Follow up Yara’s crop roadmap and develop new solutions, application tool and market opportunities.

4. Ensure assigned team’s performance and engagement through alignment programs, talent development plans and  performance management.

5. Represents Yara in all Partnerships in its Region as well as supporting Commercial Farms/Key Accounts.

6. Research relevant market to identify potential product and market opportunities.

7. Monitor, promote and safeguard Yara values and reputation in the assigned region


University Degree in  Agronomy or related field

A minimum of 7 years of work  experience in a sales driven multinational with 3 years experience in a managerial position

Experience in  leading a productive commercial team

Additional Information

Good interpersonal skills

Strong analytical skills and result-oriented

Fluent in both english and swahili languages

Excellent verbal and written communication skill

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks.

The deadline for submitting the application is 28 February, 2021