Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Job Opportunity at IITA, Field Assistant






IITA is looking for a suitably qualified person to fill the following position of Field Assistant to support the IITA banana project based at the IITA Office at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NMAIST) in Kijenge, Arusha


The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, pov­erty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutri­tion security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future


  • Coordinate and manage experimental de­sign, plot layout, planting, weed control and trial management, including supervision of field operation.
  • Supervise and/or conduct field data collec­tion, computer data entry and analysis, syn­thesis and writing report.
  • Coordinate integrated work of field breeding program and supporting laboratory technician to maximize breeding efficiency
  • Coordinate field labour and research assis­tant working on trials for which he/she has responsibility.
  • Assist the supervisor in the procurement of goods (scientific and nonscientific)

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • BSc in Horticulture, Agronomy and work in Agriculture related fields with at least 2 years’ experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, but also participate as a team member in accomplishment of duties.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and commu­nication skills in English
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • The ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • A positive attitude.

The initial contract for the position is for two years: renewable subject to performance and availability of funds. The duty station for the position will be IITA in Dar es salaam. This is a nationally recruit­ed position and IITA offers a competitive remu­neration package.


Applications including curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, telephone number, email address, and names and addresses of two referees should be sent to the Country Repre­sentative, IITA-Tanzania, Plot No. 25, Mwenge – Coca-Cola Road, Mikocheni Industrial Area P.O. Box 34441, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania or by email to IITA-Tanzania@cgiar.org

Applicants are requested to please indicate the reference number for the position as indicated on the heading of the announcement in your ap­plication as well as on the subject of your email if sending by email. If sending by post or hand delivery, please indicate the reference number on your application as well as on the left-hand side of your envelope. Please note that any applications without the reference indicated will be automati­cally disqualified.

The deadline for submitting the application is November 03, 2020

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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3 Job Opportunities at SECUREX Security & Alarm Company Ltd, Accountants

3 Posts  



Seeking for 3 a competent & skilled Accountants to join the team,

The ideal candidate must be a female (30yrs-40yrs) holding relevant degree in accounting or finance with excellent knowledge of accountancy and Taxation, interpersonal & communicational skills.

She should have proven experience not less than 3yrs as an accountant.

Candidates with CPA will add an advantage


Kindly send cv’s: securextanzania@gmail.cominfo@securex.co.tz or submit to the office at Bagomoyo Road, Shamo Park House 2ND floor.

Deadline for application is 27/10/2020

Contact No :+255-22-261-7933

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Job Opportunity at Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL), Cube Operator


Cube Operator  

Job Description :

Reports To: Production Manager

Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits). It is a subsidiary of East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL), the largest business unit in Diageo Africa and the second largest listed company on the Nairobi stock exchange. SBL operates exclusively in Tanzania.

SBL flagship brand is Serengeti Premium Lager. Other brands in the portfolio include Guinness, Tusker Lager, Kibo Gold, Pilsner and Senator. Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirits brands such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Gordon’s, Bailey’s and Captain Morgan.


Support SBL to achieve its packaging set targets

Leadership Responsibilities

The role will play a significant part in ensuring SBL leadership standards are met:

Win through Execution

  • Act like owners of Diageo by holding self and others to account for highest standards
  • Scan the environment constantly and adapt plans with pace
  • Inject a restlessness to win and unlock capacity to decide and act quickly

Inspire through Purpose

  • Create meaning, pride and belief for others through Diageo’s purpose
  • Build trust and respect in Diageo through open and honest relationships
  • Celebrate frequently the impact of living our purpose

Shape the Future

  • Demand diverse external perspectives and trends that create impetus for changeInsist on sufficient data and insights that quickly move us to action

Invest in Talent

  • Build and coach diverse teams to unlock performance and growth
  • Create an inclusive environment where everyone can be at their best
  • Instill agility and resilience in our teams
  • Take bold bets on talent underpinned by rigorous assessment

Purpose of Role

The Cube Operator is required to operate the Process Area of the plant, thus to prepare blended Spirits according to the recipes and certify as suitable for Packaging.

This is ideally an individual with operational, packaging and engineering experience. He/She is responsible for maintaining plant and machinery on shift to carry out packaging activities in order to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost effective manner. The holder participates in continuous improvement initiatives such as PIPs in the department & should own the planning and execution of his/her training and development.

Key Accountabilities

Commit to Occupational Health and Safety standards. Frequently state and articulate that Safety is our No.1 priority. Be visible as an ambassador for safety by behaving in a safe manner at all times and always challenging unsafe practices and behaviour of others. Adhere strictly to the Cube safety rules, systems and equipment operational procedures.

Manage daily operations of Process area according to recipes including deliveries.

Achieve and report accurately on all KPI’s such as water, raw material waste etc.

Support Cube production Manager to achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.

Deliver best possible plant operation by maximizing plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.

Ensure effective use of raw material and be accountable for waste on components used.

Optimize product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence.

Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices, and assist colleagues in breakdowns, maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.

Actively pursue training and development on an individual and team basis and participate in competency based training programs. Support other team member development and develop positive relationships with colleagues, including contractors.

Compile and commentate the required reports – either original reports or those generated automatically. This includes status sheets, check sheets, condition monitoring sheets, etc.

Qualifications and Experience Required

A Certificate in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering discipline; with 3 years’ experience in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks and/or food manufacturing environment.

Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and SBL SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.

Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.

This role is based in SBL Moshi Production site in Kilimanjaro Region.


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Job Opportunity at NMB Bank, Senior Coverage Manager, SME

Senior Coverage Manager, SME  

Job Purpose

Responsible for growing both Assets & Liabilities (Deposits) of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), advising the department on business strategy and guiding Relationship Managers/Business Bankers/Relationship Officers in recruiting business customers to ensure SME business growth.

Main Responsibilities

  • Driving sales of SME loans and deposits throughout the zone (covering Branches, Business Centre’s and Hubs)
  • Appraisal of high value SME credit applications above the Relationship Managers limit; from the respective zones and provide recommendations for decision making.
  • Take a leading role in guiding Relationship Managers/Business Bankers/Relationship Officers in growing asset book and mobilizing deposits from SME segment
  • Coordinate with Relationship/Business Managers to prepare appropriate financial structure for managing risks and realizing economic value (pricing)
  • Advise the Senior Manager SME, Sales & Retention on different strategies relating to Business Banking development and growth.
  • Actively build capacity of Relationship Managers through on-going mentoring and support to encourage business growth and portfolio quality.
  • Monitoring departmental budgets, ensuring RM sales targets are achieved within reasonable timelines
  • Preparing budget and projections for the zones managed. The budget to include the list of existing, prospective customers to benefit from loans and other cross-sell products
  • Follow up with Relationship/Business Managers on execution of potential pipelines (Asset & Liabilities) to become successful deals.
  • Proactively engage with other stakeholders (credit/risk/operations) to ensure the SME portfolio is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Monitor and evaluate business portfolio to ensure performance criteria (PAR & NPL levels) are maintained within the acceptable risk level.
  • Represent NMB in all customer forums and ensure the best relationship between NMB and customers in the zones through networking and excellent service.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent credit analytical skills
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Knowledge of the Tanzania Banking Sector Environment
  • Sound knowledge of SME markets and Environments
  • Good customer relationship and sound understanding of bank’s loan products, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communication with high proficiency in the use of (English and Kiswahili).
  • Good stakeholder management, leadership, coaching and team building skills.
  • Strong relationship and sales management skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Banking, Economics, and/or other relevant fields
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Business Banking/Corporate Banking relationship management role
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Credit analysis.

NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 14 working days of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.

“NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it”. 

The deadline for submitting the application is 3rd November 2020


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Job Opportunity at NMB Bank, Senior Project Manager


Senior Project Manager  

Job Purpose

To ensure the Bank’s designated strategic projects and programs are delivered within specified timelines, budget, scope, acceptance criteria and supervise the work of project managers.

Main Responsibilities

  • Serve diligently as chairperson of project/program working committees and secretary of project/program steering committees.
  • Manage kick-off workshops with the objective of determining project objectives, scope, approach, organization, controls and governance framework
  • Develop project plans with a comprehensive list of all envisaged activities, milestones, deliverables and their corresponding ownership.
  • Manage the definition and approval of business requirements and the business case
  • Estimate resources, budget and participants required to achieve the project goals and motivate for their allocation
  • Establish relevant governance and communication structures for all designated projects and programs
  • Manage project risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions by ensuring clear ownership of risk events and timely escalation to appropriate level of management where necessary
  • Communicate progress to all relevant stakeholders, monitor progress against the project plan and institute corrective measures in the event of any deviations
  • Manage changes to project scope, budget, timelines and acceptance criteria in line with the agreed process
  • Facilitate the development of the testing strategy and plan and organize relevant testing resources e.g. testing environment, facilities etc.
  • Oversee the execution of system integration and user acceptance testing and obtain sign offs of testing results
  • Facilitate project closure workshops and ensure lessons learned are identified and used to improve future practices
  • Develop and agree with relevant stakeholders on an appropriate project benefits management framework and subsequently oversee a smooth handover of the framework to the designated benefits manager
  • Ensure an effective maintenance and support model is established and handed over to those responsible for its operation
  • Produce project closure reports and secure approvals from relevant executives
  • Provide leadership and direction, mentoring, coaching, training, motivating and performance management over designated project managers.
  • Guide the designated project managers in adhering with the provisions of the established project governance framework and management methodology.

Skills and Knowledge 

  • Understanding of banking processes and business process re-engineering.
  • Understanding of banking systems.
  • Business Analysis skills.
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • A proven self-starter with ability to work under high pressure environment.
  • Planning, organization and multitasking skills.
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • People management skills.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Business Administration, Project Management or related fields.
  • Certification in one of the recognized project management methodologies e.g. PMP; AgilePM; PGMP; PRINCE2; and Business analysis, e.g. CBAP.
  • Sound project management, business analysis background and practical application in a busy large corporate setting with at least 5 years’ experience in management of significant projects and programs.

NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 14 working days of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.

“NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it”. 

The deadline for submitting the application is 3rd November 2020


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Job Opportunities at ABA Alliance, Audit Seniours


We are looking for experienced Audit Seniors


A: Audit Component

A: 1 Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the Audit Engagement Circle (i.e. from Planning to signing-off). Actively engage in planning of the audit, actual fieldwork as well as completion and reporting.

Take full ownership of the engagement following up with the Engagement Manager and Partner to ensure effective completion of engagements.

A.2 Be a liaison between the firm and the clients by applying leadership and negotiation skills

A.3 Be a team player. Demonstrate ability to work as part of the team. Identify training needs within team and suggest improvement strategies.

B: Team Management Component

B.1 Demonstrate high level of Professional etiquette

B.2 Demonstrate ability to provide counseling (mentoring) and aspiring junior members of team to excel

B.3 Complete staff performance appraisal per engagement that you are the lead in charge and provide summary feedback to Managers/Partners accordingly for appropriate course of action

B.4 Provide regular feedback to managers and Partners of progress or any matter for which you are responsible.

C: Client Management Component

C.1 Act as a point of contact between the firm and the clients in which you are the audit in charge and manage engagement cots, raising fee notes, effectively collecting invoiced fees, agree engagement delivery dates and overall engagement management

C.2 Draft engagement correspondences, DRAFT Reports for Manager & partners’ review before these are disseminated to clients

C.3 Keep abreast of key changes in the industry such as: changing legal statutes (tax, etc.); budget sessions; regulator’s pronouncements; IFRS/IAS updates; etc. and be able to provide necessary billable guidance to clients

C.4 Keep up-to-date with ABA Alliance’s products and services Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of products/services offered by the firm so as to identify and take up opportunities that may arise during the course of working with clients and/or networking Demonstrate ability to generate new businesses to the Firm (through networking; identifying prospective business; participation in proposal writing; linkages; etc.)

C.5 Be responsible to build the Firm’s reputation through quality work, demonstrated technical knowledge and professional experience.

D: Accounting & Other Advisory Services

D.1 Be flexible to accommodate, whenever necessary, other tasks that may be assigned to you

D.2 Ability to perform accounting functions ranging from: Maintaining client’s books of accounts (GL) which may include weekly/monthly visits to client premises to oversee postings/reports generated and take appropriate course of action.

To effectively perform this task, you will be expected to be conversant with:

  • Payroll processing;
  • VAT preparation/filing/consultations;
  • Reconciliation of various account balances;
  • Preparation and/or review of various reports;
  • Oversee preparation of financial statements and/or perform pre-audit reviews/preparations for clients;
  • Whenever necessary, be responsible to manage external auditors
  • Attend other external auditors when on engagements that the firm has ceased to be auditors (i.e. working with other auditors to review our audit files, etc.)
  • And other similar tasks/responsibilities as may be agreed from time to time depending on client needs.


The candidate should have the MINIMUM requirements as below:

(i) First Degree in: Finance and/or Accounting from a reputable University

(ii) Qualified CPA (T)/ACCA

(iii) Audit working experience of at least TWO YEARS with reputable Professional Firms

(iv) Ability to work diligently demonstrating high level of commitment to work with MINIMUM supervision

(v) Good Team Player and Good Communicator with Emphasis on ability to provide timely feedback for effective management

(vi) Willingness to learn and use knowledge so gained for furtherance of self & Firm’s progress


How to Apply:

Please send your signed Application Letter CLEARLY stating the POSITION for which an Application is made and scanned CV to: recruitment@aba-alliance.co.tz

The subject in the Email should also CLEARLY state the Position Applied.



10th Floor, PSSSF Building

Along Sam Nujoma Road

P.O. Box 11621

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 246 1893

Fax: +255 22 240 066


Deadline for receipt of applications is 23rd October 2020

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Job Opportunity at Mwananchi Communications Limited, Internal Auditor

 Internal Auditor  

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti its online products is looking for a self-driven experienced Internal auditor to run with audit planning, execution and Board Audit and Risk Committee reporting. Experience in risk based auditing is required.

 Job Purpose:

The incumbent is responsible for carrying out risk based audit planning, reviewing financial and operational internal controls and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, reviewing management accounts for accuracy and completeness, carrying out risk assessment of MCLs business activities and making practical recommendations.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Planning of audit assignments i.e. information gathering, risk assessment and analysis, internal controls review, determining scope and objectives, audit strategy and approach.
  • Carry out financial, operational, administrative and information system audits.
  • Carry out special audits and investigations.
  • Identify and discuss control weaknesses and recommendations for improvement with management.
  • Communicate and review audit results with management
  • Report to the Board Audit Committee
  • Review management accounts and generate regular exceptional analysis reports.
  • Review economy and efficiency in use of company resources.
  • Regular follow up of recommendations/action points and preparation of status reports.
  • Provide advisory services to management when requested.
  • Provide support to risk management activities
  • Provide support to compliance review activities

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Academic: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized institution, master’s degree will be an added advantage

Professional: Certificate in CPA or ACCA Membership to relevant professional body

Experience: Four (6) years of relevant experience


  • Decision making;
  • Ability to interpret long term plans, programs and budgets developed senior management level;
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Ability to develop plans, programs, SOPS, and coordination of workflows
  • Creativity; and
  • Strategic management skills.


Interested and qualified individuals should send their application to hrm@tz.nationmedia.com before 24th October, 2020

NB:    Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Opportunity at Mwananchi Communications Limited, Freelance Business Executives

 Freelance Business Executives  

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:



To develop, maintain and increase a solidly dependable client base, to sell advertising space and provide an effective service to clients so as to maximize advertising sales volumes and revenue targets.


The successful candidates will be responsible for the following key result areas:

  • Thoroughly familiarizes oneself with comparative (own and competition) readership, circulation and rates and cost of advertising in all print and electronic media.
  • Identifies potential advertising clients, studies their business, current and potential customers and to convince the clients the value and benefits of advertising in newspapers and publications published by the Company.
  • Executes sales by discussing and obtaining accurate client requirements, size of advertisements, dates for insertion and price and obtains confirmation signatures of the authorized client representative.
  • Assists clients in the preparation of the advertising copy and leases with the Graphic Designer for professional advice on artwork.
  • Prepares daily call plans and reports and discusses them with the Classified Sales Manager and reports any problems encountered for assistance and guidance.


Academic: Basic university degree in Sales and Marketing /business studies or related fields.

Experience: 1-2 years working experience

Excellent Analytical and communication skills



NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

MCL is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply before October 31, 2020


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Monday, October 19, 2020

4 Government Job Opportunities at Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) - Various Posts


Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Tanzanians to work in its community pharmacy on Contract basis in the posts of:-

Vacancy title: Pharmaceutical Technicians (3 Posts)


The applicant should have a Diploma in Pharmacy from any recognized Institution. Must be registered by the National Pharmacy Board of Tanzania.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determining, preparing and ordering drugs and treatment instruments requirements.
  • Storing and Dispensing drugs and treatment instruments as per prescription to patients and staff.
  • Compounding/Manufacturing medicines.
  • Educating public/patients on proper use of medicines.
  • Inspecting drugs and treatment instruments.
  • Providing information on reaction resulting from the use of medicine.
  • Preparing report on the use of drugs and treatment instruments in the Institute.
  • Keeping various records of drugs and treatment instruments.
  • Assisting in procurement and maintaining adequate stock of drugs
  •  Assisting physicians, interns, nurses and patients on medications
  • Sorting out and listing drugs expiring within three months for the attention of Superior.

Age: Not more than 25 years.

Remunerations: Attractive renumeration package in accordance with Institute’s Salary scale – PMGSS 4.

Vacancy title: Pharmacist


The applicant should have a Degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Must be registered by the National Pharmacy Board of Tanzania with working experience of at least 6 years as Pharmacist from the reputable organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the community pharmacy on provision of pharmaceutical services.
  • Preparing and coordinating Institute’s systems on procurement, storage and dispensing drugs and treatment instruments.
  • Implementing directives of Institute Therapeutic Committee.
  • Planning, organizing and directing pharmacy policies and procedures in accordance to the pharmacy board and Institute policies.
  • Executing and coordinating scientific research and make use of their results to improve pharmaceutical services.
  • Assessing quality, safety and efficiency of drugs and treatment instruments.
  • Monitoring proper consumption of drugs and treatment instruments in the Institute. Educating junior staff, medical staff and public on proper use of drugs and treatment instruments.
  • Providing technical advice on the pharmaceutical services in the Institute.
  • Determining and controlling drugs and treatment instruments in order to prevent its misuse. Performing any other duties related to his/her work as assigned by his/her superior.

Age: Not more than 40 years.

Remuneration: Attractive renumeration package in accordance with Institute’s Salary scale – PMGSS 6.

Job application procedure

  • Applications should be submitted in confidence including an application letter, CV, 3 referees, and copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and contact telephone number. Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Applications should reach the Executive Director within 2 weeks from the date of this advertisement through the following address:

Executive Director,

Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute

P.O. Box 65474

• All applications should be submitted via the post office or at Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI).

• Applicants for the Pharmacist vacancy should have a valid Certificate of Full registration that will be displayed at the Community Pharmacy.

Deadline of this Job: 02nd November 2020.

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Job Opportunity at Compassion, Monitoring & Evaluation Listening Specialist


Monitoring & Evaluation Listening Specialist 


This position will be based in Arusha, Tanzania.

This career specialist will provide specific support to building new mechanisms for church and youth feedback systems, alongside other teams building monitoring and evaluation activities at Compassion. Under the leadership of the Senior Manager of Business Support, this specialist will work with multiple teams around the organization to design and build appropriate mechanisms for youth and church partner participation in program monitoring and evaluation. She or he will provide in-depth expertise in related fields such as qualitative methods for participatory evaluation, human-centered design in humanitarian and development programming, satisfaction measurement, feedback, complaints and response mechanisms. At this career level, the incumbent supports the local program design, performing independently or participating as a team member for major, or complex issues with a strong qualitative evaluation component.


  • Applies Compassion Values Personally and Corporately
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ’s mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur.

Expertise and Influencing National Office Stakeholders in Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Supports overall holistic child development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in the national context by collecting and using high quality data to measure program inputs, outputs, and outcomes. Aids partnership facilitators, program support team and church partners by providing coaching and knowledge within monitoring and evaluation. Continuously grows in depth and breadth of knowledge in the field of expertise and educates others regarding industry standards, national policies and best practices.
  • Provides feedback and implements tools and instruments with global team for use throughout the monitoring function that enable the program team to conduct mixed methods, qualitative, and empirical assessment to keep track of progress through generation of monitoring and evaluation reports, analyzes high quality baseline/needs assessment data to inform program design.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the National Office context regarding high quality data collection of child-focused or partner data. Collaborates with partnership facilitators, program support team, and leaders to provide insight and expertise regarding intervention milestones realization, child development milestone monitoring, partner maturity progress and such other programmatic aspects that would lead to the realization of partnership outcomes.

Collaborates in a Global Monitoring and Evaluation Network

  • Works collaboratively with global team and other National Office M&E colleagues to accomplish strategic objectives in mixed-methods feedback systems with church partners and youth.
  • Facilitates national, regional and global level listening sessions by supporting the research design, sampling, implementation, gathering and monitoring of high quality, and analysis of mixed methods data.
  • May coach and provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the monitoring and evaluation discipline.
  • Facilitating Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Activities



Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.


Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Evaluation, Economics, Psychology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Science, Sociology, Community Development or related discipline.


Advanced reading, writing, and speaking English. Fluency in local languages to lead focus group discussions with youth and FCP staff in the country of application.

Work Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience working in this or similar position or field.  It is beneficial to have research experience in an NGO setting. For the tasks, it is advantageous (not required) to have basic knowledge of participatory qualitative approaches, qualitative data gathering and analysis.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 25% of normal schedule


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7 Job Opportunities at Fabec Investment LTD, Bell B30E Operators



Number of positions 7


  • Completion of Secondary School Education
  • Basic Numeracy and Verbal / Written English
  • Heavy Vehicle Driver’s License


  • Minimum 5 years work experience in Mining Industry as a Heavy truck Operator for Bell or related trucks
  • Sound knowledge of underground mining practices
  • Have a good understanding of rule, regulations and company policy as regard to truck operations.
  • Show initiative and have good interpersonal skills

Purpose of the Role

  • To upload and drive Bell B30E ADT Truck carrying concrete from CAF plant to designated underground locations and unload the concrete ensuring safe work practices at all times and maintain the truck and ancillary equipments

Main accountabilities

  • Complete daily prestart checklist, greasing and basic maintenance of truck and ancillary equipment
  • Drive trucks to receive concrete mix and deliver to designated locations
  • At location unload concrete safely as advised by Spotter/supervisor.
  • Ensure trucks and equipment are cleaned to prevent concrete hardening in the truck
  • Ensure FABEC safety standards, policies & procedures are adhered to at all times
  • All other related duties as directed by supervisor

Additional Requirements

  • Able to work in day and night shifts rosters
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Able to speak and understand English language
  • Positive Attitude towards work and colleagues
  • Basic first aid knowledge
  • Be physically and mentally fit and hardworking.
  • Appointment/confirmation subject to thorough medical checkup by authorized medical practioner.
  • Highly motivated and willing to attend work on call out duties when required
  • Good team worker
  • Be able to work at minimum supervision


  • An attractive salary package on monthly basis

All interested candidates should apply through recruitment@fabec.co.tz

The closing date for receiving applications is 27th Octber,2020.

Fabec Investment LTD seeks to fill this position with the right persons as soon as possible. The successful candidates will be required to report immediately for two weeks mining training course before offer letter

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Job Opportunity at VSO, Data Selections Officer


Data Selections Officer  

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

You will implement data selections for direct communications to the VSO supporter base. You will be expected to manage the data aspects of fundraising and communication activities with responsibility for the effective and accurate selection and segmentation of data, including export routines using Raiser’s Edge and Excel. You will work under the guidance of experienced team members who know VSO processes and data well.

You will work with colleagues in other teams to plan and implement data selection projects, gathering requirements, providing and taking feedback on counts, agreeing deadlines and resolving issues in a timely manner. You must ensure that all data selected and transmitted is in compliance with data protection laws and VSO data policies and meets the communication preferences expressed by the supporters being selected.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

This is a technical role and it is essential that you have the right work experience. You will need substantial experience producing complex and segmented data extracts using Raiser’s Edge, and you will be expert in handling and manipulating large data sets using Microsoft Excel. You will have experience working with direct marketing or fundraising teams and be able to coordinate data selection projects and activities involving multiple teams with differing timelines. You should also have a working knowledge of UK data protection laws and experience of running data selections that are compliant with those laws and organisational data policies.

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in one of the VSO locations.
  • VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
  • If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
  • Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

The deadline for submitting the application is October 26, 2020


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Job Opportunity at Afya Plus, Finance Officer


Finance Officer  

Afya Plus is a local Non-Governmental Organization registered under NGOs Act no.24 of 2002 in Tanzania. Afya Plus is an affiliate of IntraHealth International Inc, a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, with more than 40 years of experience in over 100 countries in health systems strengthening and service delivery. As a local affiliate, Afya Plus brings a deep understanding of the country health context and offers a route towards local self-reliance and improved service delivery outcomes. Afya Plus envision a community with quality health care services for everyone, achieved by strengthening the quality to health care system through working in partnership with the Government of Tanzania, local communities and other key stakeholders. Afya Plus is in the Tohara Plus project consortium led by IntraHealth International that supports the Government of Tanzania to strengthen and accelerate the scale-up of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention for a maximum public health impact with funding support from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Afya Plus is soliciting applications from excellent candidates to fill the Finance Officer position based in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania.

Summary of Role: The Finance Officer shall be responsible for providing technical support in budget and planning preparations, including providing technical assistance and training to program staff and other stakeholders as appropriate in financial management and Projects’ budget monitoring. He/she will be the first line officer in closing the Financial books of Accounts of the month with support from the Director of Finance and Adminstration as well as reviewing all the financial reports for accuracy and compliance purpose. The incumbent of this position will work under the overall supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review payment vouchers to ensure internal control processes have been followed.
  • Implement and maintain the financial policies and procedures, and monitors adherence.
  • Provide technical support in in-house budget preparations, including providing technical assistance and training to program staff and others as appropriate in financial management and Projects’ budget monitoring.
  • Provide technical support during participatory planning and budgeting sessions with the supported SNUs/Councils, including providing technical assistance appropriate in financial management and Projects’ budgeting and planning.
  • Review all the financial reports for accuracy and compliance to donor rules and regulations and organizational policies.
  • Prepare periodic financial reports as required by donor, head office and local statutory bodies.
  • Assist in preparing Audits exercise for Afya Plus
  • Review all documents for payments.
  • Interface with Afya Plus field office on finance issues to ensure consistent adherence to organization policies and procedures.
  • Perform any other duties that might be assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have at least a degree in Accountancy /Financial Management or Commerce major in Accounting from a recognised University.
  • Membership to a professional Accounting board shall be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ progressive financial management experience working within a busy NGO environment together with an experience of working with USG funded project/programs.
  • Should have a thorough understanding of the statutory requirements regarding applicable taxes and other related remittances.
  • Highly flexible, willing and able to independently work under minimum supervision and under strict timelines.
  • Must demonstrate ability to account for deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.)
  • Oral and written proficiency in English and Kiswahili is required.

Application letter with detailed CV, indicating daytime contact telephone numbers and email address, as well as names and contact information of three referees should be submitted to the following email address: AfyaPlus.Recruitment@afyaplus.or.tz indicating the job you are applying for in the Subject line. The closing date for receiving applications is October 24th, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Afya Plus seeks to fill this position with the right person as soon as possible. Succesful candidate will be required to report one month after receiving an employment offer.

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Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive

 Enterprise Support Executive


Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Role Purpose

  • To ensure all daily after sales post-paid services are met.
  • To ensure all services are done within agreed SLA.

Key Accountabilities

  • Attending all issues escalated to EBU support help desk within the agreed SLA
  • Work in conjunction with other stakeholders across departments to solve customer issues and improve customer experience.
  • Be proactive in Reporting and making follow up on any Customer impacting issue / EBU support systems fault that has been reported to ITB and provide feedback regarding resolution on time.
  • To ensure that VIP customers are given priority in responding/resolving their queries within the agreed SLA.
  • To support Mpesa Billers desk when required

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Experience

  • Strong analytical skills
  • 2+ years’ experience industry or functional experience.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong customer service and customer satisfaction ethos. Delivering results.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Telecommunications experience would be advantageous.
  • Technical/professional Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or its equivalent.



Building Rapport


Expert Advice

Expert Communication


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Job Opportunity at Vodacom, M-PESA: System Administrator


M-PESA: System Administrator


Dar es Salaam

Role purpose:

The administrator will responsible for general maintenance of the M-Pesa ecosystem. This will include end to end incident management from initial troubleshooting to root cause analysis to problem management. Implementation of security policies, patch management and user access management as per the Vodacom policies. This role responsible for designing and building modules and solutions based on the needs of business and IT.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • System Management (Core System + M-pesa Eco System)
  • System Monitoring
  • Sydtrm Security
  • Business Continuity Management
  • System Operations & End User Support
  • Self-Development

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Experience

  • Operating system Unix (Solaris), Linux and Windows
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relational Database Management Systems (Oracle, SQL Plus, MYSQL)
  • Web Services & SSL/TLS Communication
  • Experience in coding i.e. Java, Javascript or PHP
  • Must Have Technical/professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or its equivalent.
  • Strong technical, analytic skills.
  • Build and maintain relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Mobile Money experience would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of ITIL would be advantageous.


Maintain and Repair

Monitor and Diagnose

Implementation and Integration


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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Job Opportunity at Centrax Systems, Product Manager


Product Manager  

 6 Month Contract


Credit Product Strategy & Execution

  • Own the vision for credit products
  • Drive the roadmap incorporating industry and customer research to create transformative product offerings
  • Be a customer advocate; ensure the voice of the borrower is central to new product development
  • Rally product creation colleagues to drive timely results developers, business analysts, architects, delivery managers, operations support, etc.

Spearhead Partnerships To Drive Innovation

  • Lead partnership discussions with banks, MFIs, NBFCs, etc.
  • Drive business development with relevant 3rd parties, negotiate key commercial and product terms and support legal on contracting
  • Build "trusted advisor" relationship with key stakeholders across the business
  • Offer strategic support on the credit strategy, negotiations and business case
  • Co-develop launch and go to market plans with JV product managers to drive uptake and engagement
  • Ensure engagement of compliance, engineering and other colleagues


  • 10 years of professional experience with at least 3 years of remittance experience at a bank or other relevant digital business
  • Strong knowledge of mobile money, financial services
  • Experience with emerging market consumers, and multicultural sensitivity
  • Analytical bent of mind, structured thinker with strong business acumen
  • Results-driven self-starter
  • Solid influencing and negotiation skills

Must Have Technical / Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required, a Masters degree in a related field preferred
  • Contagious passion for, and commitment to driving mobile money growth and innovation
  • Willingness to travel frequently

 Send your CV's to : hcm@centrax.co.za



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Job Opportunity at Centrax Systems, IP Network and Service-Integration Manager


IP Network and Service-Integration Manager  

 6 Month  Contract


  • Work on numerous Greenfield projects, holding some of the responsibility to both design and implement the infrastructures, environments and solutions,
  • To understand and document the essential components of core networks provided by Vodafone Group and Vodacom Group between our MPesa OPCOs, and their associated change control processes and SLAs.
  • To understand and document the essential components of the local market networks in our Mpesa Opcos and their associated change control processes and SLAs.
  • To use the above to be able to design end to end network changes in order to support the creation of new application services.
  • To be able to effect network changes either hands on, through change process or by directing others.
  • To be able to test and sign off network changes performed for projects.
  • To understand network availability and performance monitoring and ensure that best practice is applied in these areas to ensure the continuity and safety of Mpesa services
  • To understand network security including VPNs, certificates and encryption mechanisms and how they can be applied for safe communication of data.
  • To identify areas where security or other attributes could be improved and use exception and risk logs to track their improvements
  • Communicate between partner overseas software development teams and local customers.
  • Define system specifications, input/output processes and hardware or software compatibility.
  • Engage in subsystems design analysis and integrate with overall system.
  • Extend technical support during preparation, installation and system maintenance.
  • Create professional technical documentations and present for internal and external use.
  • Code integration activities and perform branch integration.
  • Systems and developer workspace management.
  • Develop and automate change validation to tools before roll out and handle validation.
  • Evaluate, select, roll out and support off-shelf tools to improve partner productivity.
  • Execute and upgrade integrated interfaces.
  • Assist clients to test integrated interfaces



  • Deep knowledge of Internet and IP/MPLS Network technology.

MPLS (LDP, RSVP, fast re-route, Segment Routing), BGP, ISIS, OSPF, Ethernet (inc. QoS & OAM), L2 & L3 VPNs IP-QoS, BNGs, IP Multicast, PPP, L2TP, 3rd Party Ethernet & broadband access products, MEF services (E-LAN, E-tree , E-Line.), Internet peering & transit, RIPE, IPv6 and NFV.

  • Architectural skillset in IP/MPLS technologies and services. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrable security best practice awareness across service provider IP/MPLS domains.
  • Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP/MPLS Networks
  • Demonstrable thought leadership into emerging technologies for example Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation as well as others (Not needed).
  • Understanding of key IP/MPLS operational and/or IP/MPLS network design requirements.
  • Good background on Hw and Sw characteristics and lifecycle, in depth understanding of features and how they work in real environment
  • Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP Networks.
  • Competent with AWS Cloud infrastructure and services, Infrastructure as Code specifically Terraform scripts
  • Experience with Containers - Docker, Kubernetes
  • Develop and implement CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of scripting languages to create well organised, readable and tested code to deliver within the constraints of continuous integration and delivery environments

Must Have Technical / Professional Qualifications

5 or more years of Technical experience across on networking and integration components in terms of architecture, design , implementation and testing

CCIE (or equivalent) certification preferred

Send your CV's to : hcm@centrax.co.za



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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive

 Enterprise Support Executive


Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Role Purpose

To ensure all daily after sales post-paid services are met.

To ensure all services are done within agreed SLA.

Key Accountabilities

  • Attending all issues escalated to EBU support help desk within the agreed SLA
  • Work in conjunction with other stakeholders across departments to solve customer issues and improve customer experience.
  • Be proactive in Reporting and making follow up on any Customer impacting issue / EBU support systems fault that has been reported to ITB and provide feedback regarding resolution on time.
  • To ensure that VIP customers are given priority in responding/resolving their queries within the agreed SLA.
  • To support Mpesa Billers desk when required

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Experience

  • Strong analytical skills
  • 2+ years’ experience industry or functional experience.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong customer service and customer satisfaction ethos. Delivering results.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Telecommunications experience would be advantageous.
  • Technical/professional Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or its equivalent.


  • Ownership
  • Building Rapport
  • Resilience
  • Expert Advice

Expert Communication


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Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Senior Legal Specialist


Senior Legal Specialist


Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzanian

Role Purpose

Senior Legal Specialist responsible to manage and provide corporate legal services as in-house counsel in the Legal team and endeavour to provide effective link between the team and internal and external stakeholders in all legal matters.

Key accountabilities;

  • Working in collaboration with all levels of management to guarantee availability of valid and appropriate contracts for all areas of business.
  • Negotiate, draft and review all contracts and other legal documents in the Division in line with Company Delegation of Authority
  • Timely provision of legal advice and support to the Company pertaining to various business issues as and when needed.
  • Overseeing execution of contracts in line with legal and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Representing the company in courts and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Managing all disputes and litigation involving the Company and ensure availability of records and relevant reports.
  • Ensuring legal policies and procedure are in place and updated to confirm with company legal requirement.
  • Carrying out any other duty as may be assigned by the Company
  • Managing consumer complaints and provide feedback to the Tanzania Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and the Bank of Tanzania (BOT)
  • To provide appropriate link management between the Legal Division and the internal and external stakeholders

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Working Experience

  • Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques and principles
  • Experience in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions and or projects
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer and business oriented approachStrong communication skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili and ability to interact with other team members
  • Outstanding ability to apply knowledge of Law and advise Management accordingly.
  • Effective Contract Management Skills
  • At least three years’ experience in telecommunication industry or any FMCG or busy corporate legal service-providing law firm
  • Technical/professional Qualifications
  • A holder of Bachelor of Laws from a recognized university,
  • A Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Courts sub-ordinate thereto for not less than 5 years’ experience.


  • Legal Negotiation
  • Governance
  • Legal Innovation
  • Legal And Regulatory Knowhow
  • Drafting
  • Advice and Solutions
  • Risk and Compliance


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Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania, Intern - Virtual Assistant



We are currently looking for a collegiate or graduate-level intern to join our team. You would need to join us for at least 20 hours/week, but we are open to more hours based on your schedule and other commitments. We may extend the internship through January if we see results. We anticipate this will be an entirely remote working position for the duration. Internet bundle & voice data will be provided on a monthly basis

  • Must have a personal computer
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications.
  • Must be dependable and punctual.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, adapt to changes in priorities, and complete tasks or assignments with short notice.
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions within purview of the position.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professional in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience with virtual platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, social media,. Regardless, a willingness to learn these programs is a must


  • Responsible in uploading the CVs in our Talent Acquisition System
  • Call or contact candidates to ensure they have updated CVs with correct information or to share their missing CVs
  • Register new companies in the system
  • Manage databases and input information, data, and records

Send your CV and Cover Letter to : noemi@cvpeopletanzania.co.tz

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Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania, Export Manager



 CV People Tanzania 

Dar es salaam , Tanzania  

Job Description

  • Monitor inbound and outbound shipment processing and ensure clearance is smooth and rapid.
  • Coordinate Declarants to ensure proper assessments, lodgement, and billing and recovery of all shipments
  • Liaise with customers where paperwork and authorities are required from them to expedite clearance of their shipments.
  • Deploy applications as per Customs standards.
  • Supervise the responsibilities for all Customs clearance services.
  • Ensure the levels of pre-clearance/pre-release of shipments is maximised
  • Ensure timely payment and recording of customs duties / taxes.
  •  Timely report issues to be raised to the higher level to get the appropriate support.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including those in relation to health, safety, environment and community.
  • Coordinate regular contact with customers in relation to held shipments.
  • Support the manager with the practical experience and knowledge in daily activities.
  • Liaise with customs officials on specific duties payable and problem shipments.
  • Follow up on all customer enquiries and provide quality feedback to customer service on service incidents when need arises


  • 5+ years of experience in related area of responsibility.
  • Matter expert in service, operations, or support area of responsibility
  • Diploma in Procurement & Supply, Customs or Logistics & Transportation from recognized education institution.
  • TRA Customs Clearance Certificate is an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of Customs Clearance & Brokage processes.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written in English and Swahili
Send your CV and Cover Letter to : noemi@cvpeopletanzania.co.tz

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Job Opportunity at The School of St Jude Tanzania - Donor Relations Officer


The School of St Jude

Donor Relations Officer

Want to work for one of the largest charities of its kind in Africa? Are you passionate about communicating with international donors and sponsors?

Do you love writing quality communications pieces? Can you build positive and impactful relationships with an international audience? Does it sound like we’re talking about you?

About Us

The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. We are giving 1,800 students a 100% free, quality education, 100’s of graduates’ access to higher education and 30,000+ Tanzanians quality teaching each year. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who make our mission of giving bright, poor Tanzanian students a free, quality education possible.

Who are you

Skilled writer and communicator with exemplary written English skills.

Critical and creative thinker.

Collaborative and love working with a broad range of stakeholders, students, parents and community members.

High level of attention to details and multitasking.

Working in a dynamic environment

What you'll do

Communicate with our international supporters about the progress of the school, it’s students and the wider community.

Work with all stakeholders of the school (students, staff, families and communities) to find interesting new stories to tell our international supporters.

Help to develop fresh and creative communications strategies to keep our supporters engaged.

Develop and undertake proposal and grant writing.

Assist in the production of videos and photos.

One day you might be interacting with our visitors, putting a face to the name you have been communicating with.

What we're looking for

Bachelor Degree in Arts, Mass Communications, Marketing or any related field.

3 to 4 years of experience in an NGO, International customer service or related field.

Strong ability to use Microsoft Suite and experience in InDesign is favourable.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Why us

The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in Tanzania.

A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees.

Ample opportunities for career progression and development.

Mid-morning tea and lunch (during working days).

Are you interested?

Send your cover letter and an up to date Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz

Subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/ADM/DRSR/01/20

Applications close at Friday 30 October 2020, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Opportunity at Project Zawadi Tanzania - Tenda Teacher Training Coordinator



Job Title: Tenda Teacher Training Coordinator (Expected start end of December 2020)

Job Description

Job Description: Project Zawadi’s mission is to partner with communities, schools, and teachers to support quality education for Tanzanian children and youth. Project Zawadi (PZ) is a small non-profit organization that provides support via three programs: Student Sponsorship, School Support (Model Schools), and Teacher Training (Tenda Teachers).The Tenda Teachers Training Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Tenda Teacher Director and the Tenda Teachers Professional Development Program.

The Tenda Teachers Professional Development program promotes active teaching and learning techniques where students discuss what they are learning, ask questions, apply their knowledge, and actively participate in class. We offer intensive teacher training workshops locally for teachers to learn and practice these skills. The program provides teacher training using video lessons. The electronic platform will allow teachers to access training almost anywhere and the plan is to make these trainings available across the country.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of teacher training resources.
  • Organizing, coordinate, and facilitate teacher training workshops
  • Work in a range of schools and with colleagues to assist with the implementation of the Teacher Professional Development Program
  • Conduct Learning Walks at participating schools
  • Conduct teacher observations and record what is observed
  • Inspect teachers’ and school records to monitor the program’s implementation
  • Liaise with Head Teachers and provide them with support and encouragement
  • Perform all duties in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications for the Job: A Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field or experience teaching primary school in Tanzania. Preference given to candidates with experience in: educational pedagogy, teacher training and professional development, workshop facilitation, curriculum development, public speaking, programmatic evaluation and the curriculum and structure of the Tanzanian education system is a must. Work is done primarily in and near Nyamuswa Village, Bunda District, Mara Region but may require substantial travel in Tanzania.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
  • Ability to engage in clear and empathic communication
  • Professional behavior with integrity and flexibility as job changes and grows
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage priorities for multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Solid computer and social media skills with fluency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

How to Apply

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:

To Apply: Send ONE email and up to two attachments (cover letter and CV only) with the subject line “Tenda Coordinator” to HR@ProjectZawadi.org

In the cover letter explain why you want the job and describe your salary history and requirements. If you have already applied for this job earlier this year, there is no need to apply again. Deadline to apply: Oct 23, 2020.

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Job Opportunity at Ubongo Kids - Adaptation Sound Engineer


Position: Adaptation Sound Engineer


Reports to: ​Adaptation Manager, Head of Production, Studio Coordinator

Ubongo is building brains and building change for families across Africa through fun edutainment on accessible technologies. We’re a social enterprise founded and based in Dar es Salaam, and we broadcast our shows ​Akili and Me ​​ and ​Ubongo Kids​ across the continent.


The Adaptation Sound Engineer is responsible for preparing, updating and sharing all Ubongo’s audiovisual dubbing packages and quality control of any and all Ubongo audiovisual adapted content.


Experience in sound engineering, music mixing, and audio production

Demonstrable voice and music portfolio

Passion for Ubongo’s vision of bringing localized edutainment to learners across Africa

Competent using Logic Pro or experienced using other sound software and able to learn Logic pro

Excellent attention to detail

Creative and flexible in project management with minimal supervision needed

Excellent communication skills

Always looking to learn new skills and willing to help out in areas outside ajira the jobs description

Interest and passion for finding sustainable, scalable solutions for social impact


Create dubbing scripts for all Ubongo content

Create backing tracks for music and sound design and effects tracks for dubbing packages of all TV and radio content

Edit sound files for dubbing packages of TV and radio content

Mix music, voice, and other audio files for dubbing and adaptation packages as needed

Organize and update dubbing and adaptation content on hard drives and google drive

Liaise with the adaptation manager and studio team to ensure smooth processes for content delivery

Record as needed.


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Job Opportunity at Catholic Relief Services, Regional Safety and Security Risk Advisor

Job Title: Regional Safety and Security Risk Advisor

Internal Title: Advisor II

Department:  Global Safety and Security Unit

Location:  International Telecommuting

About CRS

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.


Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

Job Summary

As a member of the Global Safety and Security Unit, the Regional Safety and Security Risk Advisor (RSA) supports the work of the Regional Directors for East Africa (EARO) and Southern Africa (SARO). Within the assigned geography, the RSA will design, support and monitor the application of agency safety and security risk management to ensure the safety and security of CRS staff, partners, activities, facilities and assets as well as the continuity of CRS programs.  Working closely with the Regional Teams and country leadership, the RSA will provide management support and technical safety and security risk management solutions in strategic planning, program design, monitoring & evaluation systems, and staff training. This position is an extension of the GSSU and fully integrated into the regions.

Job Responsibilities

Operational Leadership

  • Define, plan, support and monitor the implementation of security risk management systems for the protection of CRS staff, partners, visitors, program participants, facilities, assets and information in support of CRS programming across the two regions
  • Mentor country-based security staff to build their security risk management capacities and guide their prioritizing of activities to meet program activity goals in compliance with CRS safety and security policies
  • Routinely examine the CRS regional security risk management framework and ensure formal assessments of all regional program sites and activities are up to date and effective
  • Assist country programs in aligning safety and security plans and systems with current and future program design and in capacity building of partners, in close collaboration with the Regional teams
  • Develop and maintain an information network to provide analytics of (potential) threats to CRS programs
  • Feed into and support the continuous process of improvement of the global CRS Security risk management system
  • Strengthen and drive the security risk assessment process by overseeing regular threat and vulnerability assessments, adapting procedures, and designing mitigation measures accordingly and monitoring compliance
  • Participate in agency-wide efforts to improve security risk management systems and tools
  • Participate in the design, development and write up of security management/staffing plans and budgets for proposals, as needed

Safety and Security Risk Management

  • Support Regional Directors (RD)  –who are the ultimate responsible for safety and security decisions in the respective region– and Deputy Regional Directors for Program Quality (DRD-PQ) and Management Quality (DRD-MQ) on security management decisions, procedures, policies, and practices, including the management of critical incidents and crisis level situations
  • Develop and cultivate sources and networks relevant to the needs of CRS in the regions to support both day to day security risk management activities as well as manage in times of crisis
  • Provide regular updates and analysis around safety and security trends in the regions. Share relevant products with regional and Country programs senior management and the Global Safety and Security Unit. Stay up to date with international trends and developments in the regions, monitor current events, political decisions, and legislative changes and articulate their potential impact on CRS to aid in proactive planning and response strategies and direct and coordinate activities in reviewing or updating security measures due to changes in the operating environment or threat levels, or due to new requirements
  • Manage complex security improvement programs across the regions, including but not limited to staff tracking, incident reporting and management processes, and staff compliance
  • Carry out regular threat, vulnerability, security risk, and compliance assessments and amend working procedures accordingly
  • Monitor CRS’ security portal to ensure Country Programs’ relevant safety and security documents are updated and disseminated
  • Interface with regional-level and country-level security committees, key contacts, and staff from other agencies to support the revisions of country security plans
  • Provide direct support to the startup and closure of CRS offices/programs and to the Humanitarian Response Department (HRD) during emergency response operations within the regions
  • Make recommendations for the use of subcontracted security service providers in coordination with country leadership, guiding and defining scopes of work and monitoring the effectiveness of their performance

Organizational & Systems Development and Staff Capacity Strengthening

  • Liaise with other members of the CRS global security community for additional sources of technical or training assistance, best practices, and learning
  • Serve as the regional point person for partner assessment data and analysis related to the security management capacities, providing support and guidance to country programs as needed. In collaboration with the RFO and RTA Risk Management & Compliance, identify and respond to critical training needs of strategic partners and those with the least strong internal controls. Promote the use of CRS standardized approaches and tools for partner capacity strengthening
  • Ensure compliance with CRS’s security training and learning policy. Implement agency wide trainings at the regional and country level, including those for drivers and guards
  • Document dates and types of security training staff members have received and make recommendations on training needs. Strengthen local training capacity and facilitate trainings as is needed
  • Effectively implement CRS’ safety and security risk management policy requirements in the regions
  • Assist Country Programs in defining roles and responsibilities for safety and security management, optimizing organizational/departmental efficiency, performance, and accountability
  • Support Country Programs in the recruitment and development of staff involved in safety and security management
  • In coordination with the DRD-MQ and RD, monitor mitigation of risks as reported in the annual risk disclosure reports; plan for and manage situations that involve staff safety and security, fraud, safeguarding, etc.
  • Cultivate and lead the regional communities of practice for security focal points and other interested parties to encourage learning and implementation of best practices in security risk management
  • Collaborate and coordinate with HQ departments on systems and approaches to drive effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability
  • Facilitate the achievement of strategic objectives related to managing Information, Communication and Technology for Development (ICT4D) as they relate to security.  Ensure that technological changes and new trends supported by the agency are integrated into the safety and security management culture

Key Working Relationships

  • Internal: Regional Director, Deputy Regional Director(s), Director of Safety and Security, Senior Advisor for Security Operations, Regional Technical Advisors, Country Representatives, Heads of Operations, Heads of Programs, Security Focal Points, Country Security Managers and Officers, peer SRMs, and the global security team. HQ departments such as GKIM, HR, GSCM, Internal Audit, Ethics Unit, GRC, OGC, RMSS and HRD.
  • External: International and local partners, donors, relevant embassy security staff, contracted security service providers, NGO security organizations, and security staff of other NGOs and UN Agencies operating in East and Southern Africa.


  • Master’s degree required in security management, politics, international development, non-profit management, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in security management with 5 years in an international humanitarian organization, UN, or related international development organization
  • Formal technical training(s) or professional certifications in security risk management is a plus
  • Knowledge and familiarity with USG rules and regulations a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of industry standards and management best practices
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Willingness to travel to and work in difficult environments including emergency response


  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in security and staff safety
  • Experience working in delicate situations with partner organizations
  • Knowledge of and working experience in the region is strongly preferred
  • Strong cross-cultural skills
  • Ability to train and convey information to non-security personnel
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Excellent writing skills and strong communicator and bridgebuilder
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Diplomatic, able to manage conflict and move groups toward consensus
  • Good judgment and sound decision-making skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills, detail-oriented, ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a commitment to humanitarian principles
  • Able to work without close supervision, experience with remote management
  • Quick learner, adaptable and creative

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment and decisions
  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship
  • Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching skills
  • Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications 

Demonstrated experience of successful security program management across multiple countries, including concurrent management of complex, high and low-value, multi-activity projects, with complicated logistics

Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships

Ability to represent and present at high levels

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.


Continuous Improvement & Innovation

Builds Relationships

Develops Talent

Strategic Mindset

Accountability & Stewardship

What we offer

CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V – CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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