October 24, 2020

Job at Afya Plus, Finance Officer

 

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: [email protected] 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 at Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive

Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive


Enterprise Support Executive

Vodacom

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.

Skills

Ownership

Building Rapport

Resilience

Expert Advice

Expert Communication

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Job at Vodacom, M-PESA: System Administrator

Vodacom, M-PESA: System Administrator


M-PESA: System Administrator

Vodacom

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.

Skills

Maintain and Repair

Monitor and Diagnose

Implementation and Integration

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Job at Centrax Systems, Product Manager

Centrax Systems, Product Manager

Product Manager  

 6 Month Contract

 Tanzania

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

Requirements 

  • 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 : [email protected]

or

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

  

Centrax Systems, IP Network and Service-Integration Manager

IP Network and Service-Integration Manager  

 6 Month  Contract

Tanzania

  • 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


 

Requirements 

  • 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 : [email protected]

or 

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Job at Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive

 

Vodacom, Enterprise Support Executive

Enterprise Support Executive

Vodacom

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.

Skills

  • Ownership
  • Building Rapport
  • Resilience
  • Expert Advice

Expert Communication

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Job at Vodacom, Senior Legal Specialist

 

Vodacom, Senior Legal Specialist

Senior Legal Specialist

Vodacom

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.

Skills

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

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Job at CVPeople Tanzania, Intern - Virtual Assistant

CVPeople Tanzania, Intern - Virtual Assistant


INTERN- VIRTUAL ASSISTANT (3- MONTHS)

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

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 : [email protected]

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Job at CVPeople Tanzania, Export Manager

 

CVPeople Tanzania, Export Manager

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

Requirements

  • 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 : [email protected]
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Job at The School of St Jude Tanzania - Donor Relations Officer

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 [email protected]

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 at Project Zawadi Tanzania - Tenda Teacher Training Coordinator

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.

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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 [email protected]

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 at Ubongo Kids - Adaptation Sound Engineer

Ubongo Kids - Adaptation Sound Engineer


Position: Adaptation Sound Engineer

OVERVIEW

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.

SUMMARY:

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.

REQUIREMENT:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 at Catholic Relief Services, Regional Safety and Security Risk Advisor

 

Job 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.

Background

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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Technical/Professional

  • 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.

Integrity

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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Job at Serengeti Breweries Limited, Instrumentation and Automation Engineer

 

Job at Serengeti Breweries Limited, Instrumentation and Automation Engineer

Instrumentation and Automation Engineer 

Job Description

Reports To: Engineering 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 one of the largest listed Companies on the NSE in Kenya. SBL operates exclusively in Tanzania and is the second largest beer company with a market share of around 25%.

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SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002, and commenced commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam. The company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi. SBL flagship brand is Serengeti Premium Lager. Other brand portfolios include Tusker Lager, Tusker Lite, Kibo Gold, The Kick, Uhuru Peak, and Senator. Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream ®, Richot®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbey’s Gin®.

Dimensions/ Financial

Achievement of the overall business plans impacting on COGS by ensuring all maintenance tasks are executed with optimal costs and minimizing quality defects in the final products

Purpose of Role:

To plan, organize and direct electrical and instrumentation maintenance around the brewery to ensure production is not interrupted due to electrical or automation problems

Overall responsible for all electrical, instrumentation and automation tasks in the brewery.

Accountabilities

  • Maintain health & safety standards as per Diageo Management Systems.
  • Perform planned equipment preventative maintenance on the electrical and instruments for Brewery
  • Provide process instrumentation and control support.
  • Ensure failures/ problems/ deviations are investigated and root causes identified, verified and corrective action taken according to procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution when there is electrical or automation problems
  • Back up of equipment program and operation parameters for all machines.
  • Ensure availability of critical electrical and instruments spare parts
  • Follow up for spares availability, spares orders and follow up on their delivery status.
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate performance of the equipment
  • Carry out conditional monitoring of machines, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.
  • Build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical instruments or testing equipment
  • Write commissioning procedures for electrical and instruments installations
  • Document work orders and ensure that root cause analyses are recorded and documented.
  • Carryout equipment criticality to identify PMs gaps and develop plan for improvement
  • Drive asset care best practices to improve equipment performances

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical/Instrumentation/Electronics Engineering
  • 3 years of experience in the same capacity in the beverages industry
  • Knowledge of maintenance management systems and asset care best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of automation system

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October 23, 2020

Job at Vodacom, CVM Specialist

Vodacom, CVM Specialist

CVM Specialist 

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role purpose:

CVM platform management End to  End, the platform has the following components

IBM MCCM platform (Interact, UNICA, MQ, EMM, CVM DB)

Engage with Project Office on CVM related projects to ensure scope is clear, analyse and propose solutions that are technically viable, and deliver projects within the agreed timelines

Key accountabilities and decision ownership 

Systems Administration.

Administration of CVM components from Campaign perspective.( Interact, UNICA, MQ, EMM, CVM DB)
Management of all suppliers managing different component of CVM
Service Levels Management and reporting
Systems Monitoring
Monitor systems processes, performance and capacity.
Ensure Continuous Service with high availability and minimum disruption
Ensure CVM ecosystem is complying with Security requirements
Manage Systems Configuration by accounting for all system components

Description

Systems Backup

Maintain a schedule for regular recovery of CVM platform.
Perform Data recovery test runs to minimize possibility of failures during data recovery.

Self-Development

Training & self-development.
Keep up with new technologies

Core competencies, knowledge and experience 

Excellent analytical skills in Relational Database Management Systems
GSM Knowledge
Data warehouse knowledge/skills
Customer value management/Loyalty platform knowledge
Excellent communication skills
Strong stakeholder management skills

Must have technical/professional qualifications: 

3+ years’ experience in the ICT industry
Bachelor degree in Electronics Science/Computer science/Computer Engineering or Equivalent.
Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
Build and maintain relationship with key stakeholders i.e. business teams, technology teams, suppliers etc.
Telecommunications experience would be advantageous.
Project knowledge and experience would be advantageous.

Skills

Network Access Technology
Research
Partner and Vendor Management
Strategy and Vision
Technical Communication
Architecture and Design

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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Job at Vodacom, M-PESA: System Administrator

Vodacom, M-PESA: System Administrator

 M-PESA: System Administrator  

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

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 Monitorin
Sydtrm Security
Business Continuity Managemen
System Operations & End User Suppor
Self-Development

Description

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.

Skills

Maintain and Repair
Monitor and Diagnose
Implementation and Integration
NFV/SDN
Agile
Incident Response
Automation and Robotics
Cloud

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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2 Jobs at Mwananchi Communications Limited, Sub Editors

Mwananchi Communications Limited, Sub Editors

Sub Editors (2 Post)  

Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, and publishers of Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti

newspapers and various online products are looking for motivated and highly experienced individual to fill the position of:

SUB EDITOR – MWANANCHI (2 Post)

Main Responsibilities:

Checks and corrects editorial copy allocated by the Chief Sub- Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, and spellings.
Subs copy to fit allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and style.
Rewrites the appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message of the story.
Edits the pictures selected by the Chief Sub-Editor to fit the allocated space, and writes/rewrites appropriate caption taking care not to merely state the obvious details.
Submits the edited copy to the Chief Sub-Editor within set deadlines.
Makes up the editorial pages as directed by the Chief Sub-Editor.
Assists the product editor to ensure deadline pullout is compiled to plan
Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
 
Academic : Basic University Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication
Professional : Diploma in Journalism
Experience : 4-5 years working experience in a busy newsroom

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by October 22, 2020 to;

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online via our career portal https://careers.mcl.co.tz.

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

MCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job at HLB MEKONSULT, Graduate Trainee

HLB MEKONSULT, Graduate Trainee

Graduate Trainee  

About the Vacancy

HLB MEKONSULT has a thrilling opportunity for a motivated graduate to join its friendly, supportive and thriving team environment that will nurture your skills and significantly contribute to your professional development and career growth. We welcome applications from graduates who wishes to gain experience on Tax, IT, Corporate Finance, Real Estate and Agribusiness areas for experience.

You will join the team that delivers audit, assurance, tax and advisory services. You will work with us for a period agreed upon, as our full time graduated trainee. During this period, you will get the opportunity to learn and gain experience on how to generate business. We are looking for a graduate with education on related field of vacancy.

Start the journey of your career by joining us. Successful graduates are expected to start the as soon as possible.

About HLB MEKONSULT

We are an international professional services firm based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – providing audit, assurance, tax, risk management and other advisory services.Resourced by full time staff, consultants and associates from the industry, the firm is committed to pursuing the highest levels of integrity, quality and professionalism in delivering a broad inventory of professional services to its clients.HLB MEKONSULT team is made of multi-disciplinary and multi-national personnel to provide its clients with excellent professional services.The firms’ international affiliation with HLB International (visit www.hlbi.global) equips it with a blend of expertise and experiences from different business cultures in the world, enabling it to provide its clients with value added professional services. For more information about HLB MEKONSULT visit www.mekonsult.co.tz.

How to Apply

Send your resume, certificate and transcript to [email protected]

 

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2 Jobs at Abacus Pharma (A) Limited, Field Supervisors

Abacus Pharma (A) Limited, Field Supervisors

Field Supervisors – Two (2) positions

Abacus Pharma (A) Limited

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Dar es Salaam|Full Time

Job Summary

Field Supervisor is responsible to plan, control and supervise the medical representatives in the department.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor

Experience Level: Senior level

Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Business generation through team for assigned product or company profile;
Team development, training, to ensure the career growth for team members;
Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products and distribution channels;
Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales;
Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators;
Contribute to the thought process and strategy generation to penetrate the market.
Assist in Recruiting and train new staffs;
Evaluate trained staffs and existing staff;
Prepare reports of performance appraisal to forward to the Marketing Manager;
Prepare necessary forms and information manuals for the medical representatives;
Develop a deployment plan and routes for the different medical representatives;
Supervise the performance of each medical representative;
Develop the budget and target sales expected of the medical representative department;
Ensure that all personal, team and business expenses are controlled and monitored against budgeted limits;
Ensure completion of targets of assigned companies of each of the medical representative supervised;
Develop marketing strategies based on market findings and customer feedback;
Collect any hardships and difficulties faced by the medical representatives in the field and relay it back to top management;
Identify potential clients and products of interest;
Identify the competition and lay out coping strategies;
Maintain relationships with current clients and identify new prospects within the area you have been assigned;
Manage and train the business development team;
Maintain the integrity of confidential information;
Organize events and CMEs for special interest groups, to seek new opportunities;
Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, health sciences or any other related field;
Minimum of three (3) years working experience as a Supervisor in the pharma industry;
Excellent planning and organization skills, Strong communication skills both verbal and written, Leadership skills, Customer service, Sales, Administration and Interpersonal skills;
Proven Computer skills and strong knowledge of MS Office;
Flexibility to travel upcountry up to 60% of working time.

 

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Job at Abacus Pharma (A) Limited, Sales & Marketing Manager

 

Job at Abacus Pharma (A) Limited, Sales & Marketing Manager

Sales & Marketing Manager

Abacus Pharma (A) Limited

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Job Summary

Key point of contact between pharmaceutical, medical companies and healthcare professionals, promoting product awareness, answering queries.

Minimum Qualification: 

Bachelor

Experience Level: Management level

Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description


Build and maintain positive working relationships with medical staff and supporting administrative staff;
Keep a detailed record of all contacts for reference and follow up initiatives;
Reach annual sales targets set out by the Supervisor;
Develop work daily, weekly and monthly timetables and reports;
Monitor competitor activity and products;
Maintain knowledge of new developments in the Regulatory bodies anticipating potential negative and positive impacts on the business and adapting strategy accordingly.
Pursue continuous learning and professional development and stay up-to-date with latest medical data.
Act as a representative for the company and provide excellent customer service in terms of supply of stock on receiving of order, providing information on drugs and prices;
Suggesting and Implementing strategies for increasing the sales & marketing volume of the company
Coordinating with Company Representatives/ Managers in matters relating to promotion CME’s.
Provider top notch customer service to potential and existing clients;
Attain customer feedback in regards to the product use experience and relay this feedback to superiors;
Provide product information and deliver product key messages to customers;
Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications:


A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, health sciences or any other related field;
Minimum of six (6) years working experience as a Sales & Marketing in the pharma industry;
Excellent planning and organization skills, Strong communication skills both verbal and written, Leadership skills, Customer service, Sales, Administration and Interpersonal skills;
Proven Computer skills and strong knowledge of MS Office;
Flexibility to travel upcountry up to 60% of working time.
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