Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Job Opportunity at Camara Education LTD, Camara Tanzania Hub CEO



Camara Tanzania Hub CEO

Location:        Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Terms:            Contract | Full Time
Last updated:        22-09-2017
Position Title:         Camara Tanzania Hub CEO
Reporting to:         Head of Africa Operations & Camara Tanzania Board of Directors

Background
Camara Education Ltd is an international education organisation dedicated to delivering real impact through technology by inspiring and empowering a young generation to improve their own life opportunities.
Our mission is to transform education using technology to empower disadvantaged learners.
Our vision is a world-class technology-enabled education accessible to all.
Founded in 2005 in Dublin, Ireland, Camara has built a proven model of ‘education delivery’ that is both sustainable and highly scalable. Camara is a registered charity in the US, Ireland and the UK. It currently operates five Education Hubs in Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Lesotho and Tanzania), and one in Ireland, alongside a Resource Hub in Dublin and London. All Hubs operate as social enterprises and operate to serve local market needs through a sustainable business model.
Since 2005, Camara has enabled over 2 million young people to achieve better educational outcomes and thus improve their life opportunities, through raising and generating €24m, training 26,000+ teachers across 5,300 schools and educational institutes, and installing 90,000+ ICT devices.

The Hub CEO will provide leadership and direction, and coordinate all activities of the local Hub to achieve its targets set with the Camara Tanzania Board, and in accordance with the organisational strategy and agreed plans with Camara Education Limited.
Application process - All applications must include a CV and Cover letter outlining your experience and reasons for applying for this position.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, October 6th 2017.

Key Responsibilities:
Management
Develop and follow a strategic plan for the hub in coordination with staff and hub management team
Build on and develop the social enterprise business model to sustain the hub’s core operations
Ensure that all financial and non-financial reporting requirements are met in a timely and regular basis.
Ensure compliance with all local legislation and regulatory bodies.

Leadership
Build and maintain a high performance culture through effective performance management, communication and coaching of staff.
Provide clear leadership and promote and foster a team culture consistent with the organisation’s values.
Ensure the recruitment of appropriately skilled staff and volunteers to positions, and establish appropriate remuneration levels and performance based conditions for staff within the framework agreed to by the Camara Tanzania Board and Camara Education Limited.

Business Development
Develop the network of Camara Schools and wider customer base
Develop and maintain a relationship with the Ministry of Education and other relevant government and non-government bodies in Tanzania and in East Africa
Promote the Camara brand locally.

Our Values
Promote and demonstrate our values:

Committed (We deliver results)
Caring (We care for our people and those we serve)
Creative (We innovate to solve problems)
Collaborative (We achieve more by working together)

Qualifications and Experience Required:
A Business degree (preferable)
5+ years business (including management) experience in Tanzania (preferable)
Experience working in Africa (essential)
Entrepreneurial track record (essential)
Fluent in English (essential)
Strong leadership skills (essential)
All ordinarily resident applicants who are not Tanzanian citizens must have the required work and/or permanent residency permits to be eligible for consideration (essential)

Key Competencies
Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for Camara’s vision, and motivates, leads, and empowers others to achieve organizational goals.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
Ability to analyse complex policy issues, draw conclusions and articulate clear and focused solutions.
Ability to formulate strategies and policies, and create new approaches in adverse situations.
Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, running a social enterprise.
Has a personal commitment to organisational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decision and actions.
Is resilient; remains calm and deliberate under conditions of stress.
Has the ability to organise time to the best advantage of Camara.
Experience in working with boards of directors providing professional, accurate and strategic advice.
Ability in implementing and delivering on boards of directors’ decisions and policies.

Are you passionate about Camara’s mission?
Working with Camara is more than just a job! Be part of a vibrant, expanding team that is dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged communities around the world and make a real difference within a dynamic and innovative organisation.
These are the words that our people use to describe their careers with Camara:
‘Innovative. Open. Global. Flexible. A meaningful purpose.’

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