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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Job Opportunity at RTI, Director Surveillance & MERLA/Senior Technical Advisor 4

RTI, Director Surveillance & MERLA/Senior Technical Advisor 4

About the job

Director Surveillance and MERLA/Senior Technical Advisor

Position Summary

RTI International is seeking a Director Surveillance and Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adapting (MERLA) for a USAID-funded malaria surveillance and monitoring project in Tanzania. The purpose of this project is to support the Government of Tanzania (GOT) to reduce the burden of malaria and to move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination. The Surveillance and MERLA Director will be responsible for the development and management of the surveillance, monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities of this program. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the project’s MERLA systems and approach, including developing and managing the project’s relevant performance indicators, baselines, and annual targets, as well as ensures compliance to USAID and PMI requirements.
  • Leads the project’s support to GOT in state-of-the-art malaria surveillance, both on mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.
  • Develops project’s research agenda and oversee research activities.
  • Develops project’s learning agenda and oversee learning activities.
  • Supervises the collection, analysis and reporting on performance indicators by other project staff and counterparts, preparing data tabulations, reports, and presentations to support project activities.
  • Leads, supports and/or contributes to advanced programmatic data analyses to successfully implement the project and, overall, help Tanzania to progress towards malaria elimination.
  • Oversees preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation; contributes to other project reports such as annual work plans.
  • Regularly reviews and updates the project’s MEL plan.
  • Provides oversight for project results reporting and management in collaboration with COP and project technical staff.
  • Supervises and mentors 3–4 technical project staff.


Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field.
  • Min. of 12 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation, surveillance, and research related to large-scale health development programs.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania in the field of surveillance, research and M&E.
  • Excellent knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection, audit verification.
  • Exceptional ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations on project implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with public health surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling methods, and establishment of surveillance and MEL systems in developing country contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of MERLA staff in a decentralized setting.
  • Demonstrated track record in disseminating programmatic and research outcomes and findings at national and international conferences, as well as in the published literature.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID MEL reporting procedures.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication and presentation skills in English (tested FSI R4/S4). Must be proficient in Kiswahili.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience and familiarity with DHIS 2 and statistical software packages.
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Tanzania.
  • Local nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Full Schokarships Opportunities in Ireland for Tanzanians 2022/23

Full Schokarships Opportunities in Ireland for Tanzanians 2022/23

1.0 Call for Application

The General public is hereby informed that the Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme for 2022/2023 academic year is now open for eligible Tanzanians to study a Master’s programme in Ireland’s world-renowned Higher Education Institutions in the fields of Gender Equity and Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action, and Management, Technology and Innovation.

Interested candidates are highly encouraged to apply through the website: https://ift.tt/3B8iPYy  

2.0 Application requirements

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of and reside in Tanzania.
  • Hold a bachelor degree in a related discipline with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (upper second class) awarded within the last 12 years by a recognized higher education institution.
  • Must not already hold a qualification at Master's level or higher
  • Be applying to commence a new course at Master's level in Ireland no sooner than August/September 2022.
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and aspirations, as well as commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within Tanzania.
  • Have identified and selected two relevant courses from the Irish Aid Directory of Eligible Postgraduate Courses (course directory). Applications will only be considered for courses relevant to the applicant's experience.
  • Have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for both courses chosen.
  • Must not have applied for an Ireland Fellowship on more than one previous occasion.
  • Have a minimum of two years' work experience that is relevant to your proposed programme(s) of study.
  • Be applying to commence a new Masters course and not be seeking funding for a course already commenced or which will begin before Fellowship awards have been notified.

3.0. List of documents to be submitted

Full guidance on the application process, eligibility and documents to be submitted are found in the Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme 2022-2023 Stage 1 Guidance Note. Please read the Guidance Note carefully before applying, as eligibility criteria may differ from country to country.

4.0   Application process and submission

To apply for an Ireland-Africa Fellowship:

You must complete theapplication form and attach supporting documents as outlined in Guidance Note and send to the following email address:  TanzaniaFellowships@dfa.ie

Submit the filled application form not later than 1st August, 2021 (24:00hrs) East African Time.

5.0  Scholarship Coverage

NB: There is no top-up loan or grant from the Government of Tanzania for the candidates who will be offered scholarships other than the one offered by Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme.

Issued by:

Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,

Government City,

Afya Street,

P.O.BOX 10

40479 DODOMA

Email: info@moe.go.tz

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TBS Internship Programme For Graduates

TBS Internship Programme For Graduates

Background

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) is Tanzania’s sole Standards body, formerly established by the Standards Act No. 3 of 1975, which was repealed and replaced by the Standards Act No. 2 of 2009. It is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. TBS introduced internship programs for graduates from diverse academic backgrounds to have exposure in development issues and a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the Bureau.

TBS is currently looking for Tanzanians who are dynamic, committed, suitably qualified, dedicated and eager to learn and develop new experiences through assigned tasks.

Therefore, the applications are invited to fill the following fields-:

  •  Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (5 posts – for Mechanical Laboratory duties).
  • Bachelor of Mechanical/ Automobile Engineering (17 posts – for Imports and Inspection duties).
  • Diploma in Laboratory Science/Technology (1 post – for Food Chemistry Laboratory duties).
  • Diploma in Food Science (1 post – for Food Chemistry Laboratory duties).
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  •  Diploma in Civil Engineering (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  • Trade Test III/Level I in Plumbing and Pipe fitting (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  •  Trade Test III/Level I Electrical Installation (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  • Trade Test III/Level I Motor Vehicle Mechanics (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  • Trade Test III/Level I Refrigeration and Air conditioning (1 post for Maintenance duties).
  • Diploma in Procurement/ Supplies Management (1 post for Procurement duties).
  • Laboratory Assistants course with Trade Test III/ Level I (23 posts for Laboratories duties).

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Applicants must be Tanzanians; graduated between 2014 to 2020;Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers;
  • Applicants should indicate three reputable referees; one referee must be from the Academic Institution where he/she graduated
  • The maximum period for individual program is one year, no intern shall be reappointed as Bureau’s intern after completion of one year period;
  • Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;

a) Degree and respective Transcripts;

b) Diploma/ Certificate;

c) Form IV and or VI National Examination Certificates; and

d) Birth certificate or National Identity Card;

vi. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted;

Form IV and form VI Results slips; and Testimonials and Partial transcripts.

vii. Certificates from foreign examination bodies should be verified by the relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE or NECTA);

viii. Presentation of forged certificates and other information is prohibited otherwise it will result into disqualification and legal action;

ix. Applicants must attach a letter of endorsement from a Local Government Chairperson or Executive Officer confirming your place of residence;

x. Applicants must attach a brief paper stating the reasons for the need of internship and the expectations after a year;

xi. Only qualified candidates will be informed on the interview date;

xii. Successful and accepted interns shall not be paid salaries or any remuneration attached to salaries instead they will be assisted with some amount of money to cover for transport and lunch expenses;

xiii. Internship practice is not a guarantee for employment at TBS. In case there is employment opportunities at TBS or elsewhere, interns shall follow the laid down employment procedures as will be stipulated;

xiv. Application letters must be hand written in English;

DEADLINE

Deadline for application is 30th July 2021 on closing business at 16:00 pm

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates should send their applications to the following address;-

DIRECTOR GENERAL,

TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

P.O. BOX 9524,

DAR ES SALAAM

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Job Opportunity at Unilever, Welfare Manager

Unilever, Welfare Manager

Welfare Manager – UTT  

Purpose of the Role

The role exists to ensure the delivery of UTT’s welfare priorities providing advice, guidance and practical support in the implementation of the Company’s Strategy & people agenda in line with our values of respect, pioneering, integrity and responsibility to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all people on Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited sites. This role is aligned to Unilever Sustainable Living Plan to ensure dignified spaces for all the people involved in UL SC.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Graduate in Sociology, Psychology or any social sciences
  • At least 4-5 years relevant experience in a reputable organization in a similar role
  • Counselling background will be an added advantage.
  • Infrastructure management skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning & Co – ordinations skills
  • Budget Management
  • Teamwork
  • Practical Creativity
  • People management
  • Growing & Learning
  • Curiosity & Drive
  • Demonstrates a commitment to support people in the least restrictive way possible and to ensuring their dignity, respect and human rights are upheld.

Accountabilities

  • Implement Welfare policy in the business and ensure policies and procedures on welfare are current, conform and where appropriate are best practice
  • Deliver welfare targets in line with Company strategy year on year.
  • In Charge of overall employee wellness in UTT & proposing new ideas within company scope to improve overall welfare for employees.
  • Define standards for welfare facilities and activities i.e. houses, schools, social halls, day care centres etc. Monitor the upkeep of villages, schools, social halls etc.
  • Audit, report and ensure infrastructure within the estate/factory/unit are maintained to the highest standards on time in full within the allocated budget.
  • Facilitate psychosocial support & counselling services to employees in the business.
  • To provide specific support to female employees on matters of abuse and harassment, including a “Safety for Women and Girls” programme and to support the implementation of employee welfare policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Undertake regular hot spot mapping and root cause analysis to inform interventions for the safety programme in the zone and provide advice on the same to the LT
  • Ensure welfare expenditures are in line with the budget. Participate in the preparation of company welfare budgets & performance.
  • Ensure high professionalism in handling welfare issues
  • Interface with stakeholders, such as Estates, Factories, Finance, HR, Legal, Security, Supply Chain, and external stakeholders.
  • Work with external trainers and rollout to the unit’s aspects relating to Unilever Code of Business Principles- specifically Sexual Harassment Policy, Human Rights and Counselling as per Welfare annual operating plan.
  • Co-ordinate training of employees on policies relating to Human Rights, Counselling & work standards.
  • Facilitate cascading & implementation of all company policies, procedures and training in the Department/Unit on human rights, counselling, sexual harassment and code of business principles. etc.
  • Coordinate Dignity Enhancement Committee meetings with the leadership team and rollout actions as deemed fit.
  • Support the collation, analysis and reporting on the opportunities for organizational learning arising from welfare concerns, complaints, incidents and other significant events.
  • Monitor Dignity Enhancement Committee (DEC) agenda in respective units and departments and communicate same to DEC at LT level.
  • Monitor housing committee meetings and ensure implementation of actions across the business.
  • Support Housing Committees in respective units to ensure there is accountability for health promotion, domestic violence, sexual and gender-based violence counselling, infrastructural improvements (i.e., the upkeep of villages, schools, and social halls), and resource allocation.
  • Drive social campaigns, audit and report on welfare issues, Human Rights and other areas as may be allocated by the LT from time to time.
  • Coordinate stakeholder visits on the UTT sites to showcase what we are doing regarding the people pillar of the UTT strategy.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties consistent with the role.

Travel

As per job/site requirements, local travel likely, occasional international travel as need arises.

Leadership Behaviour

Should meet expectations on the Unilever Standards of Leadership behaviors relevant to the work level.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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Communications Officer at World Vegetable Center July, 2021

Communications Officer  

The World Vegetable Center is a non-profit, autonomous international agricultural research center with headquarters in Taiwan and five regional offices around the globe. The World Vegetable Center conducts research and development programs that contribute to realizingthe potential of vegetables for healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods. For more information, please visit our website:worldveg.org

Communications Officer at World Vegetable Center July, 2021

The World Vegetable Center seeks a highly experienced individual to develop communication strategies, design and deliver effective communications to promote the project’s activities entitled “Veggies for Planet & People” (V4P&P) among relevant stakeholders through various media and materials.ln addition, the Communications Officer will also  carry out communications activities for the World Vegetable j CenterRegional Office in Eastern and Southern Africa.

The Veggies for Planet & People project, launched in 2020, is funded by the IKEA Foundation. The project aims to establish j 200 vegetable business networks (120 in Kenya, 80 in Ethiopia) to engage an estimated 4000 women and youth in vegetable market activities designed to improve their livelihoods and create jobs. Project “business champions”will j guide the formation of Vegetable Business Networks (VPNs) of women and youth as they pursue collective action in vegetable production and marketing in urban and peri-urban areas. The champions will facilitate their networks’ access to information, training, financial or other services, and j input/output markets and serve as liaisons with local j governments.The project emphasizes regenerative agricultural technologies to nourish the soil and reduce or j eliminate chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides.

The Communications Officer will promote knowledge, understanding, and coverage of horticulture for development j in the project countries and build awareness and interest in j the activities, outcomes,andwork of the World Vegetable Center throughout the region.The position will be based at theWorld Vegetable CenterRegional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania.

Key job responsibilities:

  • With the Project Manager, implement the communication strategy for the Veggies for Planet & People projectin Kenya and Ethiopia. This may need some travel to the project locations in Kenya and Ethiopia’.
  • Oversee project documentation and public visibility.
  • Develop and disseminate project-related information to partners and stakeholders, including a regular ‘news roundup’ email.
  • Contribute stories to Fresh, the Center’s bimonthly newsletter, and posts for the Center’s website, Facebook page, and other social media.
  • Document project activities by taking photos and video or coordinate with contractors that provide these services.
  • Compile and maintain a database of media and project contacts.
  • Serve as press liaison with key organizations, journalists, and correspondents; track press inquiries.
  • Coordinate special events and forums with the project team.
  • Prepare internal reports as required on project activities.
  • Liaise with Communications Specialists in partner organizations.
  • Handle media work and related services for the regional office as directed by the World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Director.
  • Work with the Director of Communications to implement the Center’s overall communications strategy in the region, mainly through planning activities.

The Person:

  • Master’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communication, Journalism, or related field.
  • Strong communication skills in Englishand Kiswahili.
  • Experience in media relations.
  • Excellent writing skills. Must be able to communicate complex information in a lively, accurate, and readable manner in various formats, including press releases, magazine articles, newsletters, websites, and social media, targeted at various audiences.
  • Ability to reliably organize work, manage time, determine priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including networking, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Experience in agriculture/horticulture, international development.
  • Good knowledge of computer tools.
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary teams in a multicultural and multinational environment.
  • The Reward: This is a Nationally Recruited Staff position with competitive pay and benefits. The position is only open to Tanzaniannationals. The initial appointment is for one year and may be extended depending on the incumbent’s position requirement, funding availability, and performance.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of application explaining their suitability for and interest in the position along with their curriculum vitae, a recent passport size photograph, names and addresses (including telephone/e-mail) of three professional referees, and date of availability.

Please send applications stating the job title by email to info-esa@worldveg.org by the closing date on 31 July 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Vacancies KILIMANJARO at Mwanga District Council - WATENDAJI Executive Officers

KILIMANJARO at Mwanga District Council - WATENDAJI Executive Officers

Kilimanjaro Region is one of Tanzania's 31 administrative regions with a postcode number 25000. The regional capital is the municipality of Moshi. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,640,087, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 1,702,207. For 2002-2012, the region's 1.8 percent average annual population growth rate was the 24th highest in the country.It was also the eighth most densely populated region with 124 people per square kilometer.

The region forms part of the Northern Tourism Circuit in Tanzania. It is home to the Kilimanjaro National Park (which contains Mount Kilimanjaro), the Mkomazi National Park, the Pare Mountains, Lake Jipe and Lake Chala. The region is bordered to the north and east by Kenya, to the south by the Tanga Region, to the southwest by the Manyara Region, and to the west by the Arusha Region.

Mwanga is one of the seven districts of the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the northeast by Kenya, to the northwest by the Moshi Rural District, to the southwest by the Manyara Region, and to the south by the Same District. Its administrative seat is the town of Mwanga.


According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Mwanga District was 115,145. According to the 2012 Tanzania National Census, the population of Mwanga District was 131,442.

Today we announce jobs at Mwanga District Council. Read carefully all currently available jobs descriptions by downloading PDF File attached.....

Full details and application download PDF file through the link below:

Position: WATENDAJI Executive Officers

Deadline: 27th July, 2021.

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE

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5 Job Opportunities at International Rescue Committee (IRC) - Behavioral Insights Coordinators

International Rescue Committee (IRC) - Behavioral Insights Coordinators

Job Title: Behavioral Insights Coordinator

5 Locations Available | req19028

Job available in these locations:

Dakar, Senegal

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Kampala, Uganda

Abuja, FEDERAL CAPITAL, Nigeria

Nairobi, NAIROBI MUNICIPALITY, Kenya

Requisition ID: req19028

Sector: Research & Development

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: Yes

Job Description

The IRC's strategy centers on its dedication to continue to increase the scale and improve the effectiveness of its programs worldwide with evidence of what works best to impact people’s lives in conflict and fragile settings. Breakthrough solutions are needed to match the urgency and gravity of the problems faced by people affected by crises. That’s why the IRC created the Airbel Impact Lab, the IRC’s research and innovation team that designs, tests and scales life-changing solutions for people facing conflict and disaster. The Airbel Impact Lab focuses on addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems, in some of the toughest environments, such as: (i) treating child malnutrition, (ii) delivering last mile education, and (iii) women-centered health programs to save lives and provide choice iv) supporting climate resilient agricultural livelihoods and v) mental health and psychosocial services. Across each of these areas, we create solutions as big as the problems. Our vision is not only to increase IRC's impact, but to change the way humanitarian aid is delivered around the world.

Job Overview

The Behavioral Insights Coordinator will help to project manage behaviorally informed products and services in IRC’s growing behavioral science portfolio addressing these pressing issues. They will have the opportunity to work within Airbel’s behavioral insights team to develop new behaviorally-informed products and services to improve outcomes for people affected by crisis, manage behavioral science research projects, and promote the application of behavioral insights across the IRC.

For example, a significant part of their responsibilities will be developing new behaviorally-informed products and services to improve learning outcomes for refugee children in East Africa and promoting the application of behavioral insights across the PlayMatters education project.

However, they will also have the opportunity to work with the other areas, such as teams addressing child malnutrition or climate resilient livelihoods, as well as with other innovative practice teams within Airbel Impact Lab, including Strategy, Research, Human Centred Design, among others. In addition to project management, this role will draw from disciplines as diverse as human-centered design, participatory research and testing, and agile / open source software development. This role requires a mix of operational, project management, design and research skills, and strong knowledge of behavioral science evidence and humanitarian issues.

Major Responsibilities

1. Manage the design, development and launch of new behaviorally-informed solutions:

  • Provide project management support across core projects, including project managing qualitative and quantitative research and prototyping; coordination between teams in HQ, country programs, technical experts and behavioral scientists; and providing day to day support operationalization behaviorally informed research activities.
  • Provide strategic guidance and technical support on high-profile, multi-country projects, such as the PlayMatters project and others.Work collaboratively with the Behavioral Insights Lead, Behavioral Insights Advisor, the Airbel Impact Lab, IRC Technical Units, the PlayMatters Regional East Africa team, and distributed global IRC teams to gather relevant inputs, synthesize, and help develop new behaviorally-informed products and services to improve outcomes for people in crisis.
  • Support questionnaire development and qualitative analysis; design behavioral intervention prototypes, and into small-scale RCTs to inform programming and decision-making.
  • Lead the knowledge management of behavioral insights projects and resources. Openly share lessons and learnings from the field with the broader humanitarian, behavioral science, and social innovation communities; present and publish behavioral science research findings in academic journals and practitioner-focused outlets.
  • Work collaboratively with the PlayMatters team, Airbel Impact Lab, technical and country program teams to gather relevant inputs, synthesize, and develop new behaviorally-informed products and services to improve outcomes for people in crisis
  • Identify the potential to apply behavioral science insights across IRC projects and enable teams to leverage behavioral insights in program design
  • Support the IRC behavioral insights team and Airbel Impact Lab to identify behaviorally-informed research questions and areas of interest within the IRC's organizational research and innovation priorities
  • Promote, teach, and explain behavioral science concepts and techniques to project teams such as the PlayMatters project team, other IRC programs and technical unit staff.
  • Serve as a behavioral insights resource to IRC staff seeking information, including revenue and advocacy departments; respond to field queries regarding behavioral science research and innovations and present findings in actionable terms
  • Contribute to the development of behavioral science evidence reviews; co-develop behavioral science evidence products and organizational theories of change


2. Behavioral science partnership management and development

  • Support engagement and building of IRC's connections to behavioral science actors at a global, regional and national level - including academics, donors, other implementing organizations, behavioral science associations and inter-agency groups and foundations – working with the team to explore and grow avenues for partnership, collaboration and coordination
  • Support and maintain effective coordination and long-term relationships with external behavioral science stakeholders, representing IRC, resolving issues, and promoting long-term strategy

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a discipline associated with behavioral science (economics, psychology, anthropology, ethnography, neuroscience, social sciences, public policy etc) or relevant work experience is required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing or coordinating research or innovation projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience in the implementation of, and/or analyzing behavioral science qualitative research
  • Demonstrated experience of project management, relationship management, and working with behavioral science projects
  •  Work experience in humanitarian setting or development contexts
  • Strong synthesis skills and confidence distilling complex data into actionable insights
  • Strong team collaboration skills; comfort working with researchers, frontline implementers, technical experts, clients, and other core staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels in a distributed, multicultural professional environment to motivate the uptake of behaviorally-informed solutions.

Preferred

  • Fluency in French, Spanish, Swahili and/or any other relevant languages spoken by the communities we work with.
  • Demonstrated experience designing or running rapid randomized controlled trials (A/B testing or other nimble evaluations) and/or in rapid prototyping of new behavioral interventions and iterating them in response to successive rounds of feedback.Understanding of human-centered design, user testing, user story development, participatory action research, and other product development techniques
  • Understanding of educational interventions, climate, and/or health interventions, and experience working on such projects particularly in humanitarian settings.

Working Environment:

  • Standard office work environment
  • Potential to travel to IRC program locations up to 25% of the time

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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Job Opportunity at ZOLA, Business Development Director

ZOLA, Business Development Director

Business Development Director 

Do you want to impact global energy accessibility?

ZOLA Electric (formerly Off Grid Electric) is the leading clean energy technology brand in Africa.  Through our distribution partners, ZOLA products bring light and power to homes, small businesses, and whole communities.  Our products help people stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

ZOLA is a scale-up that’s on track to light a million homes in Africa and around the world with clean, affordable solar energy.  ZOLA Electric combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to offer African homes and businesses a long-term, integrated energy solution to an unreliable grid.

We are looking for a  Business Development Director with experience in originating and managing commercial transactions in the Renewable Energy sector in East Africa.  

You will play a critical role in our strategic plans for growth and will be an integral part of the commercial team.  This is your dream job if want to combine your knowledge, experience, passion, and skills to transform the renewable energy landscape. You’ll need to be ready to tackle the unique challenges that come with working in an emerging market and building a truly epic business.

The company was founded in 2012, and investors include Tesla, Vulcan Capital, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF, Total, and GE Ventures.  ZOLA Electric is a recipient of the UN Momentum for Change Award, the Zayed Future Energy Prize, and is a member of the Global Cleantech 100. For more information, visit www.zolaelectric.com.

Position

The Business Development Director- East Africa will be working with the CCO and Business Development Directors, and she/he is responsible for the execution of mid-to-large scale commercial transactions, including 3rd party distribution partnerships, in support of ZOLA’s global product distribution strategy.   The role is based in East Africa and may require travel.  The role requires a candidate with strong people skills and proven deal origination and execution abilities.

We need someone who is ambitious, ethical, hardworking and results-oriented; someone who thinks long term and has the endurance to see a deal to closure.    

Key responsibilities include:

Deal Origination

  • Build strategic framework to identify key markets & distribution channels
  • Generate leads, i.e., source prospective distribution partners by ZOLA product and distribution channel
  • Manage prospective distribution partner screening process for technical / commercial fit, including potential deal size
  • Prioritize and coordinate Zola’s business development pipeline
  • Lead weekly PipeDrive review call to determine the status of leads

Proof of Concept Implementation

  • Manage commercial deal transaction to a conclusion, i.e., executed documentation and recurring purchase orders:
  • Develop sales materials for use in customer meetings
  • Lead partner engagement / customer relationship management
  • Negotiate commercial deal terms & conditions
  • Prepare and execute transaction definitive documentation
  • Manage cross-functional coordination of internal and external work streams needed to successfully execute transactions including partner financial and legal due diligence, technical evaluation/proof of concepts, and deal implementation, i.e., order fulfillment

Business development KPI reporting

  • Track and report on the status of deals, expected timing, and risk escalation
  • Resource team effectively, including succession planning, budgeting, and recruitment of staff members in collaboration with Human Capital and Finance Departments
  • Create an environment with high engagement; lead, coach, and mentor direct reports to foster personal growth and teamwork

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a quantitatively rigorous discipline and with a record of strong academic performance-An MBA is an additional advantage
  • 10+ years experience in international business, commercial and/or corporate development, or business development, of which 4 years is at a management level.  Previous commercial or business development experience in developing and executing commercial partnerships in the renewable energy industry is a strong advantage
  • Proven ability to manage a commercial transaction to a conclusion, i.e., executed definitive documentation
  • Good understanding of energy technology and the energy industry
  • General management experience
  • Creative and proven ability to work cross-functionally
  • Flexible, assertive, client-oriented and result-focused
  • Good communicator with relational ease (people skills)
  • Excellent communications skills, and fluent in English
  • Proper mastery of computer systems and tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Google Sheets, Slides & Docs)
  • Analytical and planning & organizing skills
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven
  • Ethical team player who can work under pressure
  • Ambition to grow professionally and contribute to the development of the company
  • Ability to think long-term

Managerial and Technical Competencies:

  • Influential Leadership
  • Excellent communication skills; fluent in English and Swahili
  • Mastery of computer systems and tools, including G-suite, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Ambition to grow professionally and contribute to the development of ZOLA

Personal Competencies:

  • Customer-focused, flexible, and assertive
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven
  • Ambition to grow professionally and contribute to the development of ZOLA
  • Time management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ethical team player who can work under pressure

 Working Condition

  • Required to travel globally
  • Willing to work changing hours

ZOLA Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Specialist Network Security

Vodacom, Specialist Network Security

Specialist Network Security 

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose & Key Responsibilities

Role purpose: 

The purpose of this role is to oversee, provide ownership and security assurance for Vodacom Tanzania PLC Telecom Networks & Infrastructure. The role shall model an ideal Security infrastructure and processes in alignment with Vodafone Technology strategy, be able to create/update existing security guidelines in alignment with Cyber Security Baseline (CSB), security best practices and Local & international regulations, conduct related gap analysis including attacks demonstrations on existing Mobile infrastructure, services, and processes, and can transform results into detailed & Technical work packages.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

Strategy and Innovation

  • Own demand planning and forecasting Cyber security, for all current and emerging network technologies as well as Future business needs
  • Set-up of analytics framework and tools for mobile network related Cyber Security incidents and threats
  • Ensure successful implementation of Technology strategy – Security and Privacy strategic initiatives across Vodacom Networks
  • Impact on the business
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of Network related CSB controls by providing Cyber Security expert knowledge related to control requirements.
  • Perform risk assessments across Telecom networks areas, provide risk reports (including risk management committee reports and audit committee reports) to management as and when requested.
  • Coordinate all internal and external audits around Telecom network systems and processes, ensure these systems are free from known Technology audit findings and ensure all audit findings in these systems are closed within agreed timelines.
  • Coordinate with IT, Revenue assurance and Fraud monitoring to ensure proper network policies regarding charging are implemented and Not bypassed.
  • Continuously monitor network systems for security incidents, threats and malware that may happen and perform investigation.
  • Team up with other teams, departments, and customers for tactical implementation of Technology strategy, Threats hunting and incidents resolution.
  • Work with other cyber teams to identify significant threats/actors posing a potential risk to Vodacom Network.
  • Customers, supplier and third parties
  • Managing the incident processes between all relevant parties (Vodafone, Operating Companies, Suppliers, etc.)
  • Coordination of analytical processes and incident response measures
  • Act as a Telecom network cyber incident management expert, using his/her personal experience and judgment to quickly determine the right treatment of cyber events and incidents.
  • Co-ordinate the technical & non-technical responses to live cyber events and incidents across resolver teams.

Communication

  • Transform Cyber Security requirement into Technical Implementation and manage accurate communication to various Business levels.
  • Provide oral and written reporting and analytics on all network related cyber security incidents.
  • Be included in out of hours on call schedules, providing 24/7 support.
  • Responsible for clear, accurate and punctual communications to internal stakeholders and customer facing teams

Core Competencies & Qualifications

Technical / professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Telecommunications, Information/Cyber Security, Information technology or Computer Science
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Telecom Network and/or Cyber security field.
  • Advanced knowledge of mobile telecommunications network architectures, IT systems, networks and applications.
  • Security certifications (CCNP Security/CCIE, CISM, CISA, CISSP or equivalent)
  • Experience in Penetration Testing / Ethical Hacking
  • Experience in Virtualization and Cloud environments
  • Experience in scripting and programming languages

Skills

  • Security
  • Risk and Compliance

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 Opportunity at Vodacom, Billing Administrator: Application Support

Billing Administrator: Application Support 

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Vodacom, Billing Administrator: Application Support

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities

Role purpose:

  • To provide system administration and technical support and drive the operational efficiency by adopting innovation and automation.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • Management of billing administration systems and applications.
  • Responsible for application support and continuous improvement of existing systems.
  • Manage systems problems, Incidents and requests as per the SLA.
  • Manage Projects related to billing administration systems and applications
  • Adhere to the internal service standards, including system downtime and response times, and maintain records to demonstrate compliance.

Core Competencies & Qualifications

Core competencies:

  • Database Management / Administration (oracle) skills
  • IT Systems Administration and Security
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment with continual demands and changing priorities
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Agile way of working

Technical/professional qualifications: 

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering or Electronics and Communication science.
  • Telecommunications Knowledge and experience
  • Project management knowledge and experience
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in IT operations job

Skills

  • Monitor and Diagnose
  • Incident Response
  • Dev Ops
  • Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Cloud
  • Data Analytics and Insights

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 Opportunity at citi Bank, Analyst - Ajira mpya

citi Bank, Analyst

Analyst  

The Analyst is an intermediate-level position responsible for assisting clients in raising funds in the capital markets, as well as in providing strategic advisory services for mergers, acquisitions and other types of financial transactions in coordination with the Institutional Banking team. The Analyst also serves as an intermediary in trading for clients. The overall objective of this role is to act as a strategic advisor to our clients by formulating investment strategies and raising capital for clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate client transactions, projects or assignments as the junior member of a professional team
  • Partner with senior Corporate Banking Officers and professionals
  • Organize and analyze sophisticated financial data used in client proposals and strategic plans
  • Prepare written recommendations and create statistical exhibits
  • Conduct economic/financial research
  • Provide evaluations of a company’s financial performance compared to overall industry and market trends or data
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge is required, including comprehensive knowledge of the Corporate Banking business, its related products and pertinent regulations affecting it
  • Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Job Family Group:

Institutional Banking

Job Family:

Corporate Banking

Time Type:

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.

View the “EEO is the Law” poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement.

View the EEO Policy Statement.

View the Pay Transparency Posting

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Job Opportunity at TRAFFIC WWF, Finance and Administrative Officer

TRAFFIC WWF, Finance and Administrative Officer

Finance and Administrative Officer a 

Background:

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade specialists, in alliance with WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) is seeking a detailed-oriented Finance and Administrative Officer to work in TRAFFIC’S office in Arusha.

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conserva­tion of nature. It actively monitors and investigates wildlife trade and provides information to diverse audiences worldwide as a basis for effective conservation policies and programmes. The East Africa office of TRAFFIC has staff in Arusha, with activities in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia.

This position will work closely with TRAFFIC’S East Africa Office Support Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters in the regional office of TRAFFIC East Africa.

Specific Responsibilities and duties:

  • Checks travel advances, travel claims, settlement of advances and process journals.
  • Ensures that all payment requests are processed accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Assists in the analysis of financial reporting, performance of projects and ensuring that sound financial control procedures are in place, in line with donor requirements;
  • Enters data into TRAFFIC’S accounting system;
  • Assists with year-end and audit preparation;
  • Supports the programme team with organization and delivery of events;
  • Prepares statutory returns for review and payment (e.g., withholding tax, VAT and liaise with WWF on VAT refunds);
  • Ensures that all financial records and files (e.g., supporting documents for expenditures, contracts, purchase orders, fixed asset inventory) in the office are well organized, maintained and updated;
  • Ensures all assets are appropriately insured;
  • Ensures that all procurement procedures are in accordance with the Internal Control System; and,
  • Carries out any other financial as assigned by the Director and Support Manager.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Advance Diploma in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • Minimum of three years working experience in a similar role in the NGO/development sector;
  • Experience in working with accounting software will be an advantage. Exposure to/ familiarity with SAGE/ ACCPAC will be a distinct advantage;
  • A good understanding of accounting principles; and ability to perform project administration duties.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential;
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented individual and able to work independently;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player with proven communication and diplomacy with the ability to work effec­tively with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and deliver assignments as required and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines; and
  • Able to travel within and outside Tanzania when required.

Applications:

Applications must include a cover letter, along with a complete CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to TRAFFIC East Africa via email to: traffictz@traffic.org by midnight Tanzania time, 30 July 2021.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The interviews will take place over Skype and/or in person in Dar es Salaam or Arusha, Tanzania.

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UTUMISHI: Thousands of Names Called for Interview Various Sectors Released Today 18th July

UTUMISHI: Thousands of Names Called for Interview Various Sectors Released Today 18th July

Public Service Recruitment Secretariat was established by the Public Service Act No. 8 0f 2002 as amended by Act No. 18 of 2007, section 29(1).

Names released on behalf of: Office of the President Regional Administration and Local Government, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Housing Development, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ministry of Water, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Finance and Planning, College of Community Development Tengeru (TICD), National Institute of Transport (NIT), National Laboratory (NHL) and Tanzania Technical and Electrical Agency (TEMESA), Fisheries Institute Tanzania (TAFIRI), Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI), Tanzania Electricity Corporation (TANESCO), Forest Service Agency (TFS), Agency of Veterinary Training Colleges (LITA) and Nzega District Council..

Download PDF files written in SWAHILI with all names and more details for this interview by follow the link below.....

Interview Dates: 23rd - 29th July, 2021.

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE.

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New Internship Opportunity at IOM - Counter Trafficking

New Internship Opportunity at IOM - Counter Trafficking

Movement Operations Units in various IOM Country Offices, coordinated under the Division of Resettlement and Movement Management (RMM) in the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) at IOM’s Geneva Headquarters (HQ), are responsible for all aspects of travel for migrants and refugees under IOM’s auspices, in accordance with the various framework agreements with resettlement and receiving Governments and partners across the spectrum of the Organization’s programmes.

Read full job details and to apply in PDF file below:

Intern (Counter Trafficking), Dar es salaam,United Republic of Tanzania [1 Position] DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE! [Deadline 28th July, 2021]

“All the vacancies announced by IOM Tanzania are completely free and candidates are not at any point requested to pay a fee for applying or during the recruitment process’’

Document:

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Call for Work at Judiciary of Tanzania (Kuitwa Kazini Tume ya Utumishi wa Mahakama)

Call for Work at Judiciary of Tanzania (Kuitwa Kazini Tume ya Utumishi wa Mahakama)

Overview

The Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, 1977 vests the authority and responsibility to administer justice in the Judiciary of Tanzania. The Judiciary has its foundation on Article 107A (1) and 107B of the Constitution and states clearly about the Independence of the Judiciary in the United Republic of Tanzania. Now the strategic plan for Judicial Independence is focused in both form and content.

1:2 Mandate of Judiciary

The mandate of Judiciary to perform its functions is obtained from the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania vide article 107 and its primary function is to dispense justice with equity and compassion according to laws of Tanzania.

o Download PDF file of full list of names written in Swahili follow link below...:

Released  Date: 16th July, 2021.

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE

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Job Opportunity at Tanzania Interfaith Partnership, Consultant - Jobs in Tanzania

Tanzania Interfaith Partnership, Consultant

Consultant 

Final Evaluation Consultant (Open to local applicants)

The Tanzania Interfaith Partnership (TIP) has been working in Tanzania since 2010 on issues of health and Children’s Rights. TIP is currently implementing a Faith and Community Initiative (FCI) Project on HIV/AIDS and Justice for Children in Mwanza region. The project is funded by PEPFAR/CDC through Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI).

TIP is currently recruiting for a short term (30 days) consultancy service for the final evaluation of FCI BORESHA project. This position is open to qualified and experienced Tanzanian M&E consultants.

The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Provide both technical and financial proposal to TIP with due attention to the details of methodologies and strategies of the consultancy work.
  • Develop an evaluation work plan that will operationalize and direct the evaluation.
  • Work closely with TIP staff in planning and implementation of plan process.
  • Design qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments and tools.
  • Recruit and train qualified and experienced data collectors/enumerators
  • Review and analyse key project documents such as Annual achievement reports and field monitoring reports.
  • Ensure that the evaluation focuses on the overarching objectives taking into account, outcome indicators, opportunities and the lessons learned as a result of the project.
  • Review and design evaluation questions, checklists, field guides and other instruments to be used as tools in collection and analysis of the findings and secondary sources.
  • Coordinate and supervise the fieldwork during data collection period.
  • Provide overall guidance to the evaluation team in the data collection processes
  • Ensure that lessons learned are well identified and incorporated in the report.
  • Facilitate consultative, debriefing and feedback meeting and discussions with TIP and district teams.
  • Discuss and agree on work schedule, methodologies, timeframe and other arrangements for undertaking the evaluation ex­ercise.
  • Produce and submit interim reports (field report, first draft and second draft) on fieldwork findings per the agreed format and schedule.
  • Submit final report after incorporating comments from TIP and partners.
  • Present findings of the evaluation to TIP team, the council of Secretary Generals and as requested.

Qualifications and Entry Requirement:

  • The lead consultant must be a health specialist and must have a minimum of Master’s degree in Public Health or equivalent.
  • At Least ten years of working experience in project management and experience in conducting United States Government (USG) Agencies end of project evaluation.
  • S/he has to have strong statistical/data management and data quality management skill with extensive experience in carrying out standard quantitative and qualitative surveys, managing and evaluating public health response and development project in develop­ing countries, as well as strong familiarity with survey methodology.
  • Proven track records in leading evaluation teams and producing quality reports.

Skills Required Communication and analytical skills

Remuneration must be quoted as a lump sum (inclusive of all admin and living allowance and Travel costs; etc)

How to apply:

Please send a functional resume along with a cover letter to info@tip.or.tz with the subject line of the position you are applying for; on or before July 31st, 2021.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Job Opportunity at Access Microfinance Bank, Application Administrator

Access Microfinance Bank, Application Administrator

Application Administrator

EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY (1 Post)

Access Microfinance Bank Tanzania (AMBT) is a Microfinance bank with a special focus on small and medium enterprises. With very strong international shareholders such as AccessHolding, International Finance Corporation, KFW, African Development Bank and MicroVest. AMBT’s vision is to be committed to the development of financial systems that support social progress by rendering services to all people with the same ambition for excellence and quality

Access Microfinance Bank Tanzania Limited is offering excellent career development opportunities for experienced and highly motivated professional applicants. In order to support our business goals, we are looking forward to recruit a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join Head Office as Application Administrator.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as
  • Ensure daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports AMBT infrastructure applications per project or operational needs.
  • Plan detailed Backup strategy concept for all the Banking Management information systems (myMBS, Kenex, CTS, Kprinter, Swift, Finger Print, Mobile, ATM).
  • Plan and execute disaster recovery and normal recovery procedures, visual control of hardware equipment – ensure uptime of
  • Ensure continuity of banking
  • Prepare & produce quality performance statistics & comprehensive reports of all assigned platforms for management
  • Monitor logging data and report system operating figures and irregularities regularly
  • Maintain and update systems and all necessary procedure documentation
  • Manage business software and licensing and ensuring bank compliance on licensing (Microsoft server and CAL, Microsoft SQL server)
  • Develop and maintain all application administration installation and configuration
  • Ensure proper monitoring of periodical IT reports within the department
  • Ensure and maintain internal IT security as it relates to MIS in the
  • Ensure the business complies with the applicable requirements of the Information Security policies internally, industry best practices and regulatory
  • Determining the appropriate levels of controls to safeguard sensitive data and validate controls are being

Requirements and Baseline Skills

  • At least a degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology or comparable qualification
  • Minimum two year experience in a directly related position
  • Evidence of sound experience in
  • Server administration (modern MS Windows server (hardware, operation system, MS Office, network connections), patch management, scripting
  • MS SQL server administration,
  • Oracle DB administration
  • Backup and recovery procedures (MS SQL-database server, operating systems)
  • Windows batch scripting and basic Linux server administration
  • Problem solving, analytical and process oriented
  • Knowledge of Software Office 2007,2010,2013 (incl. outlook mail client), Operating Systems (e.g. Windows 2008,2008 R2,2012, 2012R2, 2016), Browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) and other Microsoft applications
  • Evidence of a willingness to take responsibility and work on own initiative
  • Flexibility and operational readiness
  • Openness to IT and business processes
  • Communicative personality (good written and verbal communication skills)
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines consistently

Please send your application letter and CV by email to career@accessbank.co.tz.  Certificates are highly needed during application stage. Application letter should explain why you fit for this position.

Deadline for applying to this position is 17th of July, 2021.

Access Microfinance Bank Tanzania Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

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Job Opportunity at KaziniKwetu, Quality Control Officer

KaziniKwetu, Quality Control Officer

Quality Control Officer  

Kazinikwetu Limited on behalf of a client is looking for a Quality Control Officer for a paints manufacturing company to be based in Dar-es salaam Tanzania

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build strategic SHEQ understanding
  • Drive quality improvement in Manufacturing
  • Maintain safety, health and environment standards
  • Comply with quality systems, standards and practices
  • Ensure the alignment of quality control with the supply chain way principles and work practices.

Requirements

  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Chemical Process.
  • 2 years practical relevant experience in paints manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate, flexible team player and team builder..
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Job Opportunity at Kazinikwetu, Quality Control Officer

Kazinikwetu, Quality Control Officer

Quality Control Officer  

Kazinikwetu Limited on behalf of a client is looking for a Quality Control Officer for a paints manufacturing company to be based in Dar-es salaam Tanzania

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build strategic SHEQ understanding
  • Drive quality improvement in Manufacturing
  • Maintain safety, health and environment standards
  • Comply with quality systems, standards and practices
  • Ensure the alignment of quality control with the supply chain way principles and work practices.

Requirements

  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Chemical Process.
  • 2 years practical relevant experience in paints manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate, flexible team player and team builder..

The deadline for submitting the application is 28 July 2021.

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Job Opportunity at Standard Bank, Head, Transactional & Liabilities Products

Standard Bank, Head, Transactional & Liabilities Products

Head, Transactional & Liabilities Products  

New role from Future Ready Transformation

Job Purpose

To design, advise and build fit-for-purpose product solutions for Liabilities and Transactional, in alignment with PBB AR Product and country strategies, whilst trading off client solutioning with risk appetite and financial growth.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Jobholder is accountable for the development and viability of products for Liabilities and Transactional, which is shared with Customer Retention and Acquisition as input into their strategy and guides implementation.

Has the expertise for Liabilities and Transactional product for purposes of informing, advising and best practice but not carrying operational accountability.

Jobholder needs to trade off customer demand with financial sustainability and risk in alignment with the Bank’s strategy.

Product development is key to accelerate growth in the balance sheet and income statement across the Bank.

Jobholder needs to provide Product solutions for Liabilities and Transactional which can be applied across multiple geographies and customer segments whilst managing the overall profitability and relevant trade-offs (based on regulatory and competitive behaviours).

Jobholder needs to work through and be able to influence the Regional Support Manager and Client Journeys teams on outcomes for Liabilities and Transactional Products

Jobholder needs to guide and advise country leadership on the appropriate skills and structures required to execute optimally.

Jobholder needs to influence pricing decisions at product and client level in-country.

Jobholder will develop the standard product solutions and Liabilities and Transactional Product toolbox. Jobholder can review and approve Liabilities Product toolbox customisation requests.

Jobholder can determine optimal liabilities pricing models for product and customer and when to alert Business Country Heads, Regional Heads and Africa Region Exco of any pricing decisions that improve or compromise financial objectives – jobholder must propose relevant remediation actions.

As the subject matter expert in the functioning and economics of the liability’s products, the jobholder is the key source of liabilities product insights and information and must be consulted with on all liabilities product related matters covered in this mandate

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Post Graduate Degree in Business Commerce
  • Proven track record of delivery in a senior product, financial and risk management capacity in a leading financial institution, with experience in both Lending and Liabilities products.
  • Good understanding of the market size, growth, market shares, potential, client profiles, competitors and profitability of the product. Proven track record of interpreting and practicing integrated product, financial and risk management principles.
  • Proven track record in new product development and financial objectives and working with Agile enablement teams.
  • Experience in process re-engineering and change management.

Proven track record of management of financial objectives, both value creation and cost reduction. Experience in managing ROE targets taking into account profitability measures and capital.

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Job Opportunity at Airtel, Risk & Compliance Manager

Airtel, Risk & Compliance Manager

Risk & Compliance Manager  

About us

Airtel Tanzania PLC is one of the leading providers of telecommunications and mobile money services with operations across Tanzania. Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Airtel Tanzania ranks amongst the top 3 mobile services providers in Tanzania in terms of subscribers. Airtel Tanzania offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice , data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally. Airtel Tanzania aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.

Airtel Tanzania PLC was launched in October 2001 and is Tanzania’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector.

Role Purpose

Airtel Tanzania PLC is looking for a suitable candidate for the Risk & Compliance Manager Position. The incumbent will be responsible for;

  • Managing the license acquisition, license compliance and license renewal for all types of licenses needed in the Airtel Money operation.
  • Nurturing an effective working relationship with government and other relevant parties involved in licensing decisions to obtain and sustain proper and profitable agreements for Airtel Money.
  • Participating in coordination with Group Compliance, in developing strategy and departmental governance and compliance for the OPC.
  • Maintaining the compliance risk environment, control review and control and monitoring.

Key Responsibilities;

1.   License Acquisition;

  • To support the business development teams and provide expertise and leadership in acquiring appropriate new licenses when the business needs them.
  • To advise, guide, review and lead the teams when negotiating for new licenses, new type of licenses or renewal of existing licenses, specifically ensure adequate and appropriate frequency and spectrum allocation.
  • To develop standards and guidelines to be used in the Group for acceptable Airtel Money license terms, conditions and obligations.
  • To manage all Airtel Money operating licenses and ensure that:
  • All obligations are met during the life of the license, these obligations include, roll out, universal service and reporting obligations.
  • Penalties are not levied against the business due to noncompliance with obligations made in the licenses
  • Our performance in each Airtel Money license positions us well when our licenses come up for renewal.
  • To pay all annual/ quarterly fees timely as required by the licenses awarded to the business).

2.   Effective working relationship with Government and other relevant parties.

  • Provide expert advice and useful input to government authorities on the licensing framework in countries in which we operate.
  • To ensure that Monthly and Quarterly reports are submitted to management and significant events are brought to management attention immediately.

3.   Coordination with Group Compliance;

  • To identify and implement Compliance Monitoring framework, prepare and submit compliance status reports to the board on a regular basis
  • Closure of Statutory and Internal Audit issues by implementation of agreed audit recommendations
  • Design Gap analysis for all Compliance processes and controls.
  • Analyze and identify possible money laundering activity reported by country’s Airtel Money Operations, Banks or other merchants and report the same to the regulatory authorities.
  • Respond to country’s Anti Money Laundry & Compliance inquiries.
  • Review and address systems generated and manual AML alerts.
  • Maintain AML/KYC compliance risk data collection, analysis and preparing reports with recommendations to mitigate exposures.
  • Investigate suspicious transactions and file Suspicious Activity Reports as required.
  • Assist and train other departments’ personnel, agents, and dealers on AML & Compliance issues to ensure a compliance culture within the Country.
  • Prepare internal & external compliance reports for the Group compliance office with regard to external and regulatory compliance issues on AML/KYC.
  • Provide all reports and information in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Attend training sessions as required to keep current with regulation changes, partnering bank and HQ policies.
  • Create a culture of compliance by ensuring that management and staff embrace compliance by training.
  • Managing, driving and supporting the initiative of regulatory framework.
  • Co-ordination of regulatory inspections and examinations.
  • To advise the Board and Management on new laws, regulations and applicability.

4.   Maintain the compliance risk environment;

  • Identify and assess the compliance risks associated with the Country’s current and future business activities including new products and services and new business relationships.
  • Host Monthly Airtel Money forum/meetings to discuss High Risk Compliance and country Risk issues and agree on remedial action
  • Perform periodic review and auditing of controls relate to Airtel Money compliance
  • Report to management all identified control deficiencies during review, including fraud indicators.
  • Maintain comprehensive tracker of issues identified through own compliance checks, Internal and external Audits, other conformance reviews and regulatory examinations. Work closely with the Airtel Money team to ensure adequate and timely closure.
  • Drive process improvement exercises to improve compliance and controls environment

Qualifications and Experience;

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Auditing and accounting, or an advanced degree desirable.
  • Must understand the Airtel Money licensing regulations and relevant country regulations that governs mobile money, or financial institutions.
  • A solid knowledge of the telecommunications industry, it’s technology, telecommunications products, industry trends etc.
  • Review and Analytical skills
  • Ability to challenge, influence management integrity and adherence to Code of ethics
  • 7-10 years’ work experience in Risk & Compliance issues within telecom industry or financial services industry
  • Able to handle, prioritize, multiple projects simultaneously
  • Hands on approach able to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (Excel, word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, energetic

Deadline for receiving applications is 16th July 2021.

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

“Airtel Tanzania 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”.

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