14 May 2022

Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania - Advisor Human Resources

  SageWAP.com       14 May 2022
Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania - Advisor Human Resources

Advisor Human Resources

CVPeople Tanzania | Full time

 Arusha, Tanzania | Posted on 05/12/2022

Job Description

Rijk Zwaan: Your new employer?

Rijk Zwaan is an independent, international vegetable breeding company. We currently have over 30 subsidiaries abroad and our organization continues to grow, thanks to our focus on product development and product innovation. We are specialized in breeding, producing and selling vegetable seeds. Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture and active in the whole of Africa. To develop the true potential of this special continent, we take a long-term approach. In Arusha, Tanzania, we have  invested in a breeding station called ‘Afrisem’, starting in 2009. Here, we develop hybrid varieties of local traditional crops, such as African eggplant, African kale and Chinese pepper.

At Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem, we produce high quality vegetable seeds for the international market and support the international breeding programmes on different crops. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced globally to growers and other chain partners. From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about healthy growth. The growth of natural and healthy products that we export around the world. The growth of our company and above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential. We are looking for motivated Tanzanians who can fill up the following vacancy:

Advisor Human Resources

Are you a people oriented, experienced and entrepreneurial Advisor Human Resources?

If so, apply for this full-time vacancy at our office in Arusha, Tanzania.

Within this role, you are responsible for Human Resources in a growing company. Mutual respect, team spirit, a strong sense of responsibility and employee engagement are the main aspects of the Rijk Zwaan company culture. The main responsibility for the HR team is to proactively uphold this unique company culture. This is done through recruitment, to hire the right person for the right job is essential to keep our valuable company culture alive.  In addition, you focus on the development of the employees, like education, career counseling and coaching. You inform the employees about employee benefits through the HR handbook, where the most important topics and policies are covered. You maintain the relationships with external vendors / employment agencies and keep in touch with government officials, (health) insurance companies and other relevant organization. Therefore, it is also important that your knowledge in labor law and social security is up-to-date. You work closely with your manager, the management of the departments you are HR advisor for and with the Managing Directors of Rijk Zwaan Tanzania. There is a close collaboration between the Human Resources departments in Tanzania and at the head office in the Netherlands.


  • We are seeking an Advisor Human Resources with:
  • Preferably a Master degree in the area of Human Resources or Psychology
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Experience with working in an international environment
  • Experience with assessing and coaching of people

You are a strong communicator; you are able to convince people in a friendly but determined way. Furthermore, you have a strong work ethic, you are enterprising and flexible in dealing with issues, have empathy, focus on quality and like to work with a great diversity of people on different levels. You are strongly intrinsically motivated and you like to work on projects in a pragmatic and enthusiastic way. You have a positive mind-set and strong social skills.  Because of the international nature of the role, proficiency in the English language is essential. You are willing and are flexible to travel. Around Arusha, we have three different locations where you will work during the week. Sometimes international travel will be required.


We prefer to deal with applications, which are in English. Please send your application by attaching your C.V and your motivation explaining why you want to work at Rijk Zwaan, what makes you enthusiastic about our company and why you would like to be an HR Advisor for Rijk Zwaan.

An assessment and screening will be part of the procedure. We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. Only shortlisted candidates will hear from us as soon as possible.

To apply for this job send your application by 27th May 2022 to ajira@rijkzwaan.com with a subject “Advisor HR”.


Human Resources Office

Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem Ltd.

P. O. Box 12345


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