Kenya: Evaluation: Enabling Rural Innovation (ERI) Project

Organization: Horizont3000
Country: Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

Background

The project “Sustainable Rural Agro-Enterprise Development Project, Arua, Nebbi and Nwoya” aims to contribute to improving livelihoods of farming communities in West Nile sub-region and Nwoya district by engaging in market-oriented agriculture. Specifically, the project aims to ensure that 625 farmers and their families start engaging in market oriented farming while safeguarding food security and managing their natural resources sustainably through applying the Enabling Rural Innovation approach.

The following four result areas are stated in the proposal:

· 25 farmer groups are strengthened and operational

· Farmers have improved their food security

· Farmer groups have developed profitable enterprises in response to market demands and derive sustainable income from them.

· Farmers have improved their farming skills and apply sustainable natural resource management (NRM) practices

· Capacity Building: RICE WN as an institution and 6 of its staff have acquired expertise in the ERI approach and facilitate farmers to apply innovative approaches and also monitor their performance

The results of the evaluation will directly feed into shaping the new project phase.

2. Objective of the Evaluation

The general objective of the evaluation is to assess the completion and achievements of the project objectives as well as the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the project intervention. The evaluation will provide a well-founded, comprehensive and concretely argued document in order to assess the quality of the project and its implementation.

The recipients of the evaluation findings are project partners, HORIZONT3000 and donors Austria Development Agency (ADA), DKA Austria, Welthaus Graz, Brother and Sister in Need.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are to provide information on the following points:

· Evaluate the ERI project to draw out key lessons, strengths and weaknesses of the current project and make recommendations on completion of the current phase and for the development of the next project.

· Analyse the approach used by ERI and state whether it is suitable to be transferred and implemented by other development actors in the region.

· Recommendations for improvement of the package based on modules approach.

· Outline and asses the contributions of the HORIZONT3000 KNOWHOW3000 activities to this project.

3. Evaluation criteria and guiding questions

3.1 Relevance

Assess the extent to which the project is justified and appropriate in relation to the needs and situation of the region.

a) To what extent does the intervention conform to the needs and interests of the target group?

b) To what extent is intervention in line with national strategies of Tanzania and Uganda?

3.2 Effectivess

Assess the extent to which the project stated objectives have been achieved or are likely to be attained by project end.

a) What is the progress from the beginning towards the agreed project objective (as determined in the project document)?

b) Is the project model realistic to increase access to market?

c) What were the major factors influencing the achievement or non-achievement of objectives?

d) How is the project contributing to improvement in management of natural resources?

e) Specify any unplanned results observed and how it has affected the project in positive as well as in negative way

f) Did unforeseen external factors intervene? If so, how flexibly did management adapt to ensure that the project would still achieve the purpose?

3.3 Efficiency

Assess the overall project performance, the results in relation to the input, financial management and the implementation time.

a) Was the project design appropriate?

b) Is the relation between input of resources and results achieved appropriate and justifiable?

c) Is a monitoring system in place to gather timely relevant information on the achievement of results and objectives?

d) What is the cost-benefit relation in comparison of all partners?

e) Organisational set-up: are the number and professional/managerial skills of the project team as well as the organisational set-up, adequate for the activities of the project and where are improvements needed?

3.4 Impact

Assess the effects of the project on the general situation of the target group and stakeholders, measuring both positive and negative impact.

a) What changes have happened since the project implementation?

b) To what extent does the project contribute towards increased income and socio-economic empowerment of farmers in the target communities?

c) Is there any impact on neighbouring communities that have not directly been addressed by the project?

d) To what extent does the project contribute towards addressing cross-cutting issues like, inclusion of disadvantaged groups, human rights and gender?

e) What are the positive or negative, intended, unintended and visible effects of the project on the target groups, surrounding communities, the institutional (ERI partners) level and the district?

3.5 Sustainability

Assess the extent to which benefits from the project will continue after the donor support has come to an end.

a) Have the local partner organisations/target groups embraced the vision and aims promoted by the project? Can they continue the project independently? Do they have their own problem-solving strategies?

b) How self-sustaining is in general are the local/implementing project partners? (Assess each organisation individually).

c) To what extent does the project intervention consider factors influencing sustainability e.g. political support, appropriate technology, socio-cultural aspects, institutional and management capacity building?

d) What adjustments can be made to the project intervention logic for increased sustainability of future projects?

3.6 Participation and ownership

a) To what extent have stakeholders been involved in decision-making during implementation?

b) How did the implementing team choose the beneficiaries?

c) What is the level of local ownership and the identification with the project?

d) How satisfied is the project partner with the cooperation with HORIZONT3000? What should be kept, changed or improved?

3.7 HORIZONT3000 Knowledge Management

a) Did the partner organisation participate in any KNOWHOW3000 activity? If yes, which one?

b) What was the benefit of the participation for the partner organisation and for the target group?

3.8 Lessons learnt and recommendations

c) What are the main lessons learnt from the project?

d) What good practices (e.g. approaches, trainings and methods) are suitable to be replicated in other projects with similar objectives?

4. Evaluation Team

The evaluation will be carried out by an evaluation consultancy firm/company which shall assign a team of at least three experienced evaluators with profound experience in assessing agriculture projects and who have up-to-date knowledge about the local context of Uganda and Tanzania agriculture sector. The consultancy firm will state the name of the lead evaluator who will act as a focal person for communicating with HORIZONT3000 and ERI Project partners, and specifically be responsible for submitting the final evaluation report.

5. Methodologies

The evaluator chooses the appropriate methods.

6. Timeframe and tentative timetable

The whole evaluation exercise will take 40 days inclusive of travel, preparation and report writing. The evaluation is planned to start in February and should be concluded by 15 of April 2018. During this period, the evaluation team will carry out all tasks related to the assignment and present / discuss the draft report with the project team before submitting the final report. A tentative timetable is drawn below.

Evaluation Report

· The report shall present findings on the evaluation objectives.

· The report should contain a description of methodologies / design.

· The report should describe the involvement of local actors (project partner, target groups).

· It shall summarize the findings of the evaluation in the light of the criteria mentioned in point 3 above (maximum 5 pages).

· It shall be clear and concise, limiting itself to essential points (maximum 20 pages without cover page, content, appendices etc.).

· The report shall be written in English language.

· The report shall be drawn up using Microsoft Word software and submitted electronically; including tables and graphics were useful and necessary.

How to apply:

Please send your technical and financial offers to Jennifer.okusia@horizont3000.org and ulrike.bey@horizont3000.at

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Jordan University College Tanzania Jobs

Jordan University College
Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania
(Formerly: Salvatorian Institute of Philosophy & Theology)
Owned and operated by the Society of the Divine Saviour (SDS-Salvatorians)
P.O. Box 1878 / Morogoro / Tanzania
4th January 2018

Vacancies Announcement:
1. Professor (Research Professor)/Lecturer (Accounting and Finance, Business AdministrationMarketing/
Entrepreneurship, Sociology, Psychology, Records, Library & Information studies, Law,
(Education-Monitoring & Evaluation, Planning & Administration), Procurement and Supply Chain
Management and History )

2. Assistant Lecturer (Accounting and Finance, Business Administration-Marketing/ Entrepreneurship,

Sociology, Psychology, Records, Library & Information studies, Law, (Education-Monitoring &
Evaluation, Planning & Administration), Procurement and Supply Chain Management and History )

General Qualifications: Lecturer you must have PhD in area of specialization, Assistant Lecturer you must
have Master’s degree in relevant field with minimum average GPA of 4.0 and minimum average GPA of 3.8 at
Bachelor’s degree

Requirements for Professor / Research Professor
i. Holder of Doctorate with at least six years of university teaching / research experience and must
have been promoted to that rank by a recognized private/public university.

Duties
May Be Appointed For Any Academic Responsibility Including:
i. As dean or Head of department or programme.
ii. Coordinating a number of research/consultancy programmes.
iii. Review methodology, content and quality of academic programmes for the purpose of improving
quality of graduates.
iv. Teach and/or conduct, and publish research findings in journals and books in relevant fields.
v. Supervise Master’s and Doctorate candidates and any other duties as may be assigned to by
reporting officer.

Requirements for Lecturer
i. Holder of PhD in his area of specialization

Duties
i. Teaching in formal courses and seminars;
ii. Undertaking individual research and participating in bigger multidisciplinary research projects;
iii. Preparing manuals, simulations and case studies for training;
iv. Provide close supervision and guidance to students;
v. Working on consultancy projects;
Tel.: +255 23 260.48.54 Fax: +255 23 260.03.38 Email: hro@juco.ac.tz Web Page: www.juco.ac.tz
vi. Coaching junior teaching/research staff and
vii. Any other duties as may be assigned to him/her by his/her reporting officer.

Requirements for Assistant Lecturer: Holder of Master degree in relevant field with minimum GPA of 4.0
and minimum GPA of 3.8 at Bachelor’s degree

Duties
i. With guidance of senior staff conduct lectures, research and consultancy projects, tutorial seminars,
marking examinations and preparing case studies and any other duties as may be assigned to him/her
by his/her reporting officer.

3. I-CT Officer – Systems Administrator


Job Purpose: The primary responsibility is effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation,
upgrades and maintenance of server systems hardware, software and infrastructure. This individual ensures that
system hardware, server operating systems, software systems,
Infrastructure and related procedures adhere to JUCO’s values.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Provision, install, configure, operate, upgrade and maintain assigned server systems hardware, software
and infrastructure on MS Windows, Linux and Unix Server platforms.
ii. Provide appropriate infrastructure technology solution to support JUCO Operations.
iii. Prepare systematic documentation for monitoring of JUCO Data Centre Infrastructure
iv. Responsible for System Administration of server virtualization and server infrastructure.
v. Manages security access to assigned systems, related records, and documents
vi. Works with ICT Manager to develop and maintain backup procedures and storage strategies.
vii. Perform backups and disaster recovery operations related to Data Centre.
viii. Maintains the strict confidentiality records and documents stored in the systems and infrastructure.


ix. Confers with employees and the project team to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
x. Prepares reports for system users and management
xi. Provides after hours on-call coverage 24/7 as part of a rotation system with other members of the
System Administration Team.
xii. Creates and updates procedural and training documents for the assigned systems
xiii. Contributes to the disaster recovery and business continuity planning process regarding the assigned
systems and infrastructure
xiv. Manage all data centre assets and assure that the data centre inventory, systems diagrams and related
documentation, and system component maintenance contracts are properly maintained.
xv. Assist in management of hardware devices, licensing and all programs on the JUCO Network.
xvi. Ensure high-availability of data centre products and services.
xvii. Execute other assignments as you may be assigned from time to time by your superiors.

Qualifications
i. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
or equivalent degree from a reputable academic institution.
ii. Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.
iii. Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage with at least two (2) years working experience in the relevant field.

4. Job Title: Senior Accountant/ Bursar

Qualifications
Holder of CPA (T), ACCA, CMA or equivalent qualifications plus a master’s degree in either Accounting and
Finance from a recognized institution with at least 9 years relevant experience of which at least five years must
be at a senior managerial position in a reputable firm.
Responsible to: Deputy Principal for Finance & Administration
Personal Attributes: Person of high integrity. Ability to plan, organize and supervise. Self-motivated and
ability to work efficiently even under pressure. To have excellent communication skills in both English and
Kiswahili with ability to work with a range of stake holders. Ability to deliver accurate and high quality output
timely.

Duties:
i. Advises the University College Management on financial management and fiscal control
ii. Develops and maintains an up to date transparent MIS on account at all levels
iii. Directs and supervises the preparation of periodical financial report and ensure that they are
submitted to the appropriate authorities on time
iv. Prepares the University Budget estimates in both recurrent and development expenditure
v. Ensures sound internal controls are in place
vi. Participates in preparing financial circulars, revenues and expenditure policies of the university
vii. Ensures that external and internal financial queries are resolved as per the laid down procedures
viii. Supervises, appraise and identify staff development and training needs
ix. Coordinates timely audit of the university financial transactions
x. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superior.

Remuneration
 The University offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and an
excellent working environment.
Application Instructions: Send your application consisting of cover letter indicating the position you are applying for, CV in English and Copies of Academic Certificates through the following address:

Principal
Human Resources Officer,
JORDAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE,
P. O. BOX 1878
MOROGORO
TANZANIA


APPLY ONLINE THROUGH


E-mail: hro@juco.ac.tz. End: 31st January 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This advertisement is also available on our website: www.juco.ac.tz. Commencement of Employment for Successful Candidates is immediately.


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United Republic of Tanzania: Project Evaluation in Kayanga, Tanzania

Organization: Horizont3000
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

1. Objective of the Evaluation

The general objective of the evaluation is to assess the completion and achievements of the project objectives as well as the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the project intervention. The evaluation will provide a well-founded, comprehensive and concretely argued document in order to assess the quality of the project and its implementation. The recipients of the evaluation are the back-donors Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Brother and Sister in Need as well as HORIZONT3000 and the implementing partner CHEMA.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are to provide information on the following points:

· Evaluate the CHEMA project to draw out key lessons, strengths and weaknesses of the current project and make recommendations on completion of the current phase and for the development of the next project.

· Analyse the approach used by CHEMA and state whether it is suitable to be transferred and implemented by other development actors in the region. Please specify which particular models are working well.

· Outline and asses the contributions of the HORIZONT3000 KNOWHOW3000 activities to this project.

2. Evaluation criteria and guiding questions

2.1 Relevance (appropriateness) of the intervention

a) To what extent does the intervention reflect the actual needs and interests of the target group?

b) To what extent is the intervention in line with national strategies of Tanzania?

2.2 Effectiveness (achievement of targets) of the project in terms of the defined objectives

a) What is the progress from the beginning towards the agreed project objective (as determined in the project document)?

b) Does the target group practice the new techniques in agriculture, crop management, natural resources manage and have improved health?

c) To what extent is behaviour change with regards to gender relations or child care visible (e.g. division of labour at household level)?

d) Did unforeseen external factors intervene? If so, how flexibly did the management adapt to ensure that the result would still achieve the objective?

2.3 Efficiency (use of resources)

a) Is the relation between input of resources and results achieved appropriate and justifiable?

b) Is a monitoring system in place to gather timely relevant information on the achievement of results and objectives?

c) Organisational set-up: are the number and professional/managerial skills of the project team as well as the organisational set-up, adequate for the activities of the project and where are improvements needed?

2.4 Impact (effects) of the intervention on the general situation of the target group and other stakeholders

a) What changes have happened since the project implementation?

c) To what extent has the project intervention resulted in increased household income and improved food security? To what extent have the trainings changed and improved the attitudes and practices of the beneficiaries?

b) What are the positive or negative, intended, unintended and visible effects of the project on the target groups, surrounding communities, the institutional (CHEMA) level and the district?

2.5 Sustainability (durability) of the intervention and its impact

a) To what extent can activities, results and effects be expected to continue after the project has come to an end?

b) How self-sustaining is CHEMA in general?

c) To what extent does the project take into account factors which have a major influence on sustainability like e.g. ecological and socio-cultural aspects, gender equality, women’s empowerment, institutional and management capacity building?

d) Institutional sustainability: to what extent is the intervention designed to develop the institutional capacities of CHEMA in terms of improving internal processes, structures and skills of staff members?

2.6 Participation and ownership

a) To what extent have stakeholders been involved in decision-making during implementation?

b) How did the implementing team choose the beneficiaries?

c) What is the level of local ownership and the identification with the project?

a) How satisfied is the project partner with the cooperation with HORIZONT3000? What should be kept, changed or improved?

2.7 HORIZONT3000 Knowledge Management

a) Did the partner organisation participate in any KNOWHOW3000 activity? If yes, which one?

b) What was the benefit of the participation for the partner organisation and for the target group?

2.8 Lessons learnt and recommendations

a) What are the main lessons learnt from the project?

b) What good practices (e.g. approaches, trainings and methods) are suitable to be replicated in other projects with similar objectives?

c) How does the organisation deal with the ongoing demand of people outside the target group to participate in the project?

3. The Evaluator

The Evaluator needs to proof technical experience in rural development, fluency in English and managerial skills in designing and performing a project evaluation. The Evaluator needs to come up with an appropriate methodology for the evaluation. The Evaluator will be in charge of the entire evaluation process and is expected to provide HORIZONT3000 with a final evaluation report as stipulated in the timetable below.

4. Methodologies

The evaluator chooses the appropriate methods.

5. Tentative timetable

The whole assignment including the final evaluation report should be concluded by April 30, 2018. The Evaluator will develop, discuss and agree on the evaluation schedule with CHEMA before commencement of the assignment. The final evaluation schedule will be shared with HORIZONT3000.

Evaluation Report

· The report shall present findings on the evaluation objectives.

· The report should contain a description of methodologies / design.

· The report should describe the involvement of local actors (project partner, target groups).

· It shall summarize the findings of the evaluation in the light of the criteria mentioned in point 3 above (maximum 5 pages).

· It shall be clear and concise, limiting itself to essential points (maximum 20 pages without cover page, content, appendices etc.).

· The report shall be written in English language.

· The report shall be drawn up using Microsoft Word software and submitted electronically; including tables and graphics were useful and necessary.

How to apply:

Please send your technical and financial offers to Jennifer.okusia@horizont3000.org and ulrike.bey@horizont3000.at

United Republic of Tanzania: Project Evaluation in Muleba District, Tanzania

Organization: Horizont3000
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

1. Objective of the Evaluation

The general objective of the evaluation is to assess the completion and achievements of the project objectives as well as the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the project intervention. The evaluation will provide a well-founded, comprehensive and concretely argued document in order to assess the quality of the project and its implementation. The recipients of the evaluation are the back-donors Austrian Development Agency (ADA), kfb as well as HORIZONT3000 and the implementing partner MHOLA.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are to provide information on the following points:

· Evaluate the MHOLA project to draw out key lessons, strengths and weaknesses of the current project and make recommendations on completion of the current phase and for the development of the next project.

· Analyse the approach used by MHOLA and state whether it is suitable to be transferred and implemented by other development actors in the region. Please specify which particular models are working well.

· Outline and asses the contributions of the HORIZONT3000 KNOWHOW3000 activities to this project.

2. Evaluation criteria and guiding questions

2.1 Relevance (appropriateness) of the intervention

a) To what extent does the intervention reflect the actual needs and interests of the target group?

b) To what extent is the intervention in line with national strategies of Tanzania?

2.2 Effectiveness (achievement of targets) of the project in terms of the defined objectives

a) What is the progress from the beginning towards the agreed project objective (as determined in the project document)?

b) To which degree did the trainings for paraprofessionals and catechists provide them with all the necessary knowledge to improve their practical skills and attitudes?

c) Does the target group know about its right, especially women’s rights, land rights? To what extend have social norms / traditions been addressed as hindering factors to enforce rights?

d) Did unforeseen external factors intervene? If so, how flexibly did the management adapt to ensure that the result would still achieve the objective?

2.3 Efficiency (use of resources)

a) Is the relation between input of resources and results achieved appropriate and justifiable?

b) Is a monitoring system in place to gather timely relevant information on the achievement of results and objectives?

c) Organisational set-up: are the number and professional/managerial skills of the project team as well as the organisational set-up, adequate for the activities of the project and where are improvements needed?

2.4 Impact (effects) of the intervention on the general situation of the target group and other stakeholders

a) What changes have happened since the project implementation?

c) To what extent has the project intervention resulted in increased solution of conflicts at community level?

d) To what extent have the trainings changed and improved the attitudes and practices of the beneficiaries?

b) What are the positive or negative, intended, unintended and visible effects of the project on the target groups, surrounding communities, the institutional (MHOLA) level and the district?

2.5 Sustainability (durability) of the intervention and its impact

a) To what extent can activities, results and effects be expected to continue after the project has come to an end?

b) How self-sustaining is MHOLA in general?

c) To what extent does the project take into account factors which have a major influence on sustainability like e.g. ecological and socio-cultural aspects, gender equality, women’s empowerment, institutional and management capacity building?

d) Institutional sustainability: to what extent is the intervention designed to develop the institutional capacities of MHOLA in terms of improving internal processes, structures and skills of staff members?

2.6 Participation and ownership

a) To what extent have stakeholders been involved in decision-making during implementation?

b) How did the implementing team choose the beneficiaries?

c) What is the level of local ownership and the identification with the project?

d) How satisfied is the project partner with the cooperation with HORIZONT3000? What should be kept, changed or improved?

2.7 HORIZONT3000 Knowledge Management

a) Did the partner organisation participate in any KNOWHOW3000 activity? If yes, which one?

b) What was the benefit of the participation for the partner organisation and for the target group?

2.8 Lessons learnt and recommendations

a) What are the main lessons learnt from the project?

b) What good practices (e.g. approaches, trainings and methods) are suitable to be replicated in other projects with similar objectives?

3. The Evaluator

The Evaluator needs to proof technical experience in rural development, fluency in English and managerial skills in designing and performing a project evaluation. The Evaluator needs to come up with an appropriate methodology for the evaluation. The Evaluator will be in charge of the entire evaluation process and is expected to provide HORIZONT3000 with a final evaluation report as stipulated in the timetable below.

4. Methodologies

The evaluator chooses the appropriate methods.

5. Tentative timetable

The whole assignment including the final evaluation report should be concluded by April 30, 2018. The Evaluator will develop, discuss and agree on the evaluation schedule with MHOLA before commencement of the assignment. The final evaluation schedule will be shared with HORIZONT3000.

Evaluation Report

· The report shall present findings on the evaluation objectives.

· The report should contain a description of methodologies / design.

· The report should describe the involvement of local actors (project partner, target groups).

· It shall summarize the findings of the evaluation in the light of the criteria mentioned in point 3 above (maximum 5 pages).

· It shall be clear and concise, limiting itself to essential points (maximum 20 pages without cover page, content, appendices etc.).

· The report shall be written in English language.

· The report shall be drawn up using Microsoft Word software and submitted electronically; including tables and graphics were useful and necessary.

How to apply:

Please send your technical and financial offers to Jennifer.okusia@horizont3000.org and Ulrike.bey@horizont3000.at

Professor (Research Professor)

Jordan University College a Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania invites suitable and qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant posts;

Professor (Research Professor)

Requirements for Professor / Research Professor
i. Holder of Doctorate with at least six years of university teaching / research experience and must have been promoted to that rank by a recognized private/public university.


Duties
May Be Appointed For Any Academic Responsibility Including:
i. As dean or Head of department or programme.
ii. Coordinating a number of research/consultancy programmes.
iii. Review methodology, content and quality of academic programmes for the purpose of improving quality of graduates.
iv. Teach and/or conduct, and publish research findings in journals and books in relevant fields.
v. Supervise Master’s and Doctorate candidates and any other duties as may be assigned to by reporting officer.

Remuneration
ü The University offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and an excellent working environment.

Application Instructions:
Send your application consisting of cover letter indicating the position you are applying for, CV in English and Copies of Academic Certificates through the following address:

Principal Human Resources Officer,
JORDAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE,
P. O. BOX 1878 MOROGORO-TANZANIA
E-mail: hro@juco.ac.tz.

Deadline for Application: 31st January 2018

ü Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This advertisement is also available on our website: www.juco.ac.tz. Commencement of Employment for Successful Candidates is immediately.

Today’s New Jobs – 22 January, 2018

Whether you’re an eager young person keen to get your foot on your chosen career ladder or want a fresh challenge in a new location or different role, looking for a job is an important part of all of our lives.

Give yourself the best chance of success by searching the broad range of vacancies available as of Today 22nd January 2018.

With positions in every corner of Tanzania and in a whole host of different industries, there is bound to be the right role waiting for you below.

Note: For more details and how to Apply Click on the Job title.

CURRENT JOBS JOBS

Senior Network Engineer – 1 Post

Job Position: Senior Network Engineer – 1 Post
Employer: Zanlink Limited
Location: Mjini Magharibi Zanzibar

Qualifications

  • Diploma/ University degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology with at least 3 years of working experience in the related field.
  • Skills and expertise
  • Good knowledge and working experience of various Networks such as LAN, VPN, Fiber optic, microwave wireless technologies as well as extensive knowledge on configuration and troubleshooting of TCP/IP protocols.
  • Practical networking experience in setting up, testing, configuration and troubleshooting of networks/ Knowledge on Wireless Technologies, RF transmissions and Fiber Optical Networks
  • Working knowledge of network devices (routers/switch testing and configuration)
  • Proficiency in both Windows and Linux based operating Systems
  • Ability to work independently, be a team player and be able to accomplish a given task with minimum supervision.
  • Possess excellent customer care and clients handling skills.
  • Be able to communicate excellently with good command on both oral and written English and Kiswahili; to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions and to elicit information from others with varying levels of understanding.
  • Must possess very good analytical, troubleshooting as well as technical faults reporting skills.
  • Problem solving skills to independently recognize define and identify resources available to solve problems.
  • Possess a class ‘C’ clean driving license
  • Willing to walk extra miles and demonstrate flexibility in order to handle chores more efficiently.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a friendly, welcoming environment to demonstrate understanding, compassionate and caring manner to maintain a courteous and calm demeanor


Job Descriptions

  • Install and maintain various Internet and related services on the client’s side using either Optic Fiber cable or Microwave Wireless Equipment operating at different frequencies, as well as configuration of TCP/IP protocols.
  • Build and maintain various Networks such as WAN, LAN and VPN on client’s side.
  • Maintain Company’s Network infrastructure including its fiber optical backbone, repeaters, as well as towers.
  • Evaluate and resolve client problems promptly
  • Monitor performance of network infrastructure equipment.
  • Create and implement viable solutions and follow through to ensure problem is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.
  • Ensure that no trouble ticket or clients complain remains pending and present a thorough daily, weekly and monthly report to the Management.
  • Carry out weekly and monthly analysis of the problems reported by our clients and find ways to reduce them.

An attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidates. Please note that all the positions require the candidates to stay in Zanzibar.

How To Apply:

Application with detailed CVs written in the English Language should be e mailed to: Issa@zanlink.com and copied to Ally@zanlink.com, sanjay@zanlink.com

Deadline to submit application is 31st January 2018.

Please note that ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

TANROADS Arusha Vacancies (6 Jobs)

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), for and on behalf of the Government of
the United Republic of Tanzania, entered into a Contract for the Upgrading of Loliondo – Mto wa Mbu Road to Bitumen Standard, Lot 1: Wasso – Sale Junction Section (49 km). The Contract period is 36 months including Defects Liability Period of 12 months.
The Regional Manager’s Office TANROADS – Arusha, on behalf of the Chief Executive, TANROADS, intends to recruit qualified and competent Staff to fill the following vacant posts on specific duties short-terms contracts within the Region.
Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Loliondo District within the project area if situations warrants.


1.0: POSITION TITLE: HIGHWAY ENGINEER (1 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must have a Bachelor Degree in civil or highway engineering or equivalent from any recognized Higher Learning Institution/colleges;
ii. Registered as Professional Engineer with ERB
iii. A postgraduate qualification in highway engineering and experience in contract administration under FIDIC/PPRA Condition of contract is an added advantage
iv. A National Form IVNI certificate;
v. Computer literate;
vi. Work Experience: At least 1 Oyears cumulative experience related to road design and construction;
vii. Served Similar Capacity for at least Three (3) Contriesfor construction roads of similar magnitude and complexity in Sub – Sahara Counties for the last ten (10) Years
viii. Shall comprise road surveys, construction of pavement structure, measuring of quantities and management of site operation.
ix. Self motivation, able to work under pressure outside working hours with minimum supervision; x. Fluent in English is mandatory;
xi. Age Limit: 35 years and above.

2.0: POSITION TITLE: STRUCTURE /DRAINAGE ENGINEER (1 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must have a Bachelor Degree in civil, bridge or structural engineering or equivalent from any recognized Higher Learning Institution/colleges;
ii. Registered as Professional Engineer with ERB
iii. A postgraduate qualification in civil engineering or highway engineering and experience in contract administration under FIDIC/PPRA Condition of contract is an added advantage
iv. A National Form IVNI certificate;
v. Computer literate;
vi. Work Experience: At least 10 years cumulative experience related to road/ Bridge design and construction;
vii. Served as a structure/drainage Engineer for at least Two (2) road project of similar magnitude and complexity in the last ten (10) Years;
viii. He/She must have a working experience of at least 3 years in Sub – Sahara Countries;
ix. Shall Head the site staff and shall be responsible for ensuring the bridges and other drainage structures are constructed according to design and conform to the contract specifications.
x. Self motivation, able to work under pressure outside working hours with minimum supervision;
xi. Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory;
xii. Age Limit: 35 years and above.

3.0: POSITION TITLE: Works Inspector- Road Works (2 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must have a Bachelor Degree in civil engineering or equivalent from any recognized Higher Learning Institution/colleges;
ii. Registered as Graduate/Professional Engineer with ERB
iii. A National Form IVNI certificate;
iv. Computer literate;
v. Work Experience: At least 3 years cumulative experience related to road/ Bridge design and construction;
vi. Served as a Works Inspector or an equivalent Capacity on at least Three (3) years in road construction project of similar magnitude and complexity
vii. Self motivation, able to work under pressure outside working hours with minimum supervision;
viii. Fluent in English is mandatory;
ix. Must be a Tanzanian Citizen;
x. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

4.0: POSITION TIl LE: Material Technician (2 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must have a Full Technician Certificate or Diploma in civil engineering or equivalent from any recognized Learning Institution/colleges;
ii. A National Form IVNI certificate;
iii. Computer literate;
iv. Work Experience: At least 3 years cumulative experience related to road/ Bridge design and construction;
v. Served as a Pavement/Material Technician or an equivalent Capacity on at least Three (3) years in road construction project of similar magnitude and complexity
vi. Self motivation, able to work under pressure outside working hours with minimum supervision;
vii. Proficiency in spoke and written English is mandatory;
viii. Must be a Tanzanian Citizen; ix. Age Limit: 25 years and above.

MODE OF APPLICATION
All Interested applicants are invited to apply and submit their handwritten application letters to the under-mentioned address not later than Wednesday, 31ST JANUARY, 2018 with their complete CVs; Certified copies of all academic and professional certificates; birth certificates; names of three referees inclusive of current employer if any; applicants contact telephone numbers and postal address. Only few short-listed candidates will be contacted and overqualified applicants may not be considered.
Applicants who have worked with public institutions particularly with Government and TANROADS but have unsatisfactory previous records indicating performance and disciplinary shortfalls shall not be considered and any misrepresentation of such fact shall be subjected to legal measures.

The advertisement are also found in our website: www.tanroadsarusha.go.tz
Deadline for submission is Wednesday,31ST JANUARY, 2018 at 16:30 Hrs
This is to insist that:
1. Hand delivered is not allowed;
2. Women are highly encouraged to apply;
3. Any Electronic submission shall not be considered;

APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.
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REGIONAL MANAGER,
TANZANIA NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY,
P.O. Box 3094,
ARUSHA,
Tel: +255 27 254 7178



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TIB Development Bank Vacancies (9 Jobs)

TIB Development Bank Limited, the premier national Development Financial Institution,
aims to focus on national projects with a development focus towards
the attainment of the Tanzanian Development Vision 2025.The bank’s mandate is to support the Government in achieving rapid economic growth through the
development of industries, infrastructure, services and the oil and gas sector. In this regard, activities of TIB have specifically expanded and the bank now invites
applications from suitable, qualified and skilled persons to the following available vacancies:-
Source: Mkaguzi

1. MANAGER LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT

Nature and Scope
The successful candidate will report to Director of Funds Mobilization. He/She is responsible to ensure that there are enough funds available in the bank to meet
the day to day payments including, disbursement of loans and repayment of maturing obligations of borrowed funds.

Key Responsibilities
1. Prepare the cash flow statements on daily basis and ensure that there is enough cash for meeting the maturing obligations.
2. Participate in the establishment and maintenance of short/medium/long-term liquidity availability
3. Participate all aspects of investment portfolio and investment strategies
4. To take part in the development and monitoring of Liquidity operations policies, activities and processes
5. Participate in the monitoring of local and international markets to ensure smart investment decisions
6. Maintain a close relationship with the operational back-office which handles the day-to-day payment and recon activities.
7. Participate in identifying and pursuing business opportunities for investment and profit generation
8. Ensure prompt and accurate preparation of all relevant reports required;
9. Give prompt attention to breaches of limits and guidelines
10. Take part in implementing procedures and controls to ensure compliance with the country’s treasury regulations, policies and procedures
11. Participate in reviewing and recommending changes on investment policies based on market conditions
12. Maintain good working relationships with other divisions, departments and units as well as external stakeholders
13. Ensure compliance of all regulatory limits e.g. Placement, NOP etc
14. Up to date on best practice and regulatory changes e.g Basel III
15. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
Essential
1. Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Banking or related discipline
2. Possessions of Master’s Degree will be of added advantage
3. Possession of Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) will be of added

advantage.
4. Treasury dealing qualifications.
5. Minimum of eight (8 years) working experience of which 4 must be in the same post in banking/financial institution
6. Strong written and oral communication skills.
7. Highest degree of integrity, excellent and well developed interpersonal and organizational skills.
8. Must be a team player, very self-motivated and able to manage and prioritize work load with minimum supervision.
9. Must be computer literate.

Preferred
1. Ability to interpret Central Bank Policies on Financial Regulations
2. Knowledge of treasury banking products
3. Ability to monitor financial markets and interpret developments in terms of the bank’s business.
4. Ability to trade profitably in financial markets
5. Ability to undertake all treasury-dealing activities.

2. SENIOR OFFICER, MONITORING AND SUPERVISION 4 VACANCIES – (DSM, MWANZA, MBEYA & ARUSHA ZONE)

Nature and Scope
The successful candidate will report to Zocial Manager. He/she will be responsible for advising on monitoring and supervision activities related to projects
assigned to him/her.

Key Responsibilities
1. Ensure loan documentation is complete and that all conditions precedent are met prior to disbursement of funds.
2. Ensure loan funds are used by project promoters for purposes approved by the bank.
3. Confirm the technical specifications of the proposed plant and machinery to meet the objectives of the project.
4. Ensure the implementation time schedules are adhered to.
5. Visit project sites and preparing call reports.
6. Prepare periodic reports on the performance of projects and defaulters.
7. Follow up on the repaymei.ts of all loans.
8. Ensure the securities pled Nd to the bank do not deteriorate.
9. Provide continuous feedback on performance of borrowers and identify actual or potential problems early so that timely adjustments to project operations can be made.
10. Ensure operating and financial performance of each project is adequately assessed, early warning signals identified and corrective measures taken in a
timely fashion.
11. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
Essential
1. Must possess a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accountancy, Banking, Building Economics, Land Management and
Valuation, Real Estate Studies, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines from a recognized University/Institution.
2. Minimum of five (5) years’experience in a financial institution or any reputable institution.
3. Excellence written and communication skills both in English and Kiswahili language
4. Analytical and report writing skills.
5. Excellent developed interpersonal and organizatiohal skills.
6. Must be a team player, very self-motivated and able to manage and prioritize work Load with minimum supervision.
7. Must be computer literate

Preferred
1. Knowledge of project appraisal and tinanciat analysis.
2. Ability to carry out project monitoring and fund management.
3. Ability to interpret financial statements.
4. Possession of credit appraisal skills.
5. Knowledge of banking products.
6. Skills in sales and customer services.

3. SENIOR OFFICER – PROJECT FINANCE (4 VACANCIES DSM, MWANZA, ARUSHA, & MBEYA ZONE)

Nature and Scope
The successful candidate will report to the Zonal Manager .He/She will be responsible to lead, guide and supervise a credit origination and account management team, and provide quality assurance as well as ensuring that new products/markets are explored and targets are met as well as to develop and maintain profitable business relationship with companies of good credit standing, to originate credit or equity investment transactions and to achieve targeted return and business growth for the bank.

Key Responsibilities
1. Identify companies of good credit standing likely to have a requirement for the products and services of TIB.
2. Identify business opportunities and develop good customer relationships including cross selling all TIB products, to achieve set targets.
3. Prepare credit proposals (pre-appraisal reports and full appraisal reports – AFCs) within agreed quality and timescales.
4. Collect and analyze all required customer informatiOn and play a key role in the appraisal process either as a member of the Project Appraisal Team (PAT)
or otherwise.
5. Maintain client relationships including visiting existing or prospective customers.
6. Prepare report on each customer visit, highlighting all major business/ environmental issues pertaining to the credit/customer, and including
recommendations as appropriate.
7. Assist clients applying for any of the bank’s facilities and services.
8. Solicit opportunities for and originate funds management and related business.
9. Advice clients on financial and economic issues that could affect their business and/ or the bank facilities.
10. Process transactions, and liaise with relevant departments for documentation and conclusion of deals.
11. Implement budgets and plans, including achieving ambitious and measurable targets.
12. Ensure necessary/relevant bank records are kept and updated as required.
13. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
Essential
1. Must possess a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Banking, Real Estates Management, or related discipline
2. Minimum of five (5) years experience, in related function at a reputable institution
3. Possess project/investment appraisal knowledge and project life cycle management
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to prepare legal documents in a concise and focused style.
5. Highest degree of integrity, excellent and well developed interpersonal and organizational skills.
6. Must be a team player, very self-motivated and able to manage and prioritize work load with minimum supervision.
7. Must be computer literate.

Preferred
1. Ability to interpret Central Bank Policies on Financial Regulations
2. Ability to identify and take advantage of new business opportunities.
3. Ability to identify and manage business risks.
4. Ability to compare and contrast TIB products with competitors and actively exploit all sources of potential sales opportunities.
5. Ability to interpret financial statements.
6. Credit appraisal skills.
7. Knowledge of banking products.
8. Skills in sales and customer services

Remuneration
TIB Development Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer. The bank offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and
an excellent working environment.

Mode of Application
Qualifying candidates should apply in writing to or lodge their applications at the address below, enclosing:-
1. An application letter showing how they meet the post’s requirements.
2. Comprehensive curriculum Vitae.
3. Copies of relevant certificates and awards.
4. Contact address including telephone number(s) and/or email address(s) if available.
5. Names and full addresses of three referees.
Source: Mkaguzi
Closing Date is 29th January 2018.

Managing Director,
TIB Development Bank
Mlimani City Office Park,
Sam Nujoma Road, Ubungo
P.O.Box 9373
Dar es Salaam
Tel. 2411101-9/ 2411100


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Assistant Front Office Manager at Blacksfriars hotel

At Blacksfriars hotel, our guests are our priority. Whatever they need, we’ll go above and
beyond to ensure their time with us is nothing short of extraordinary. We ensure they get the highest standards of service.

To achieve this we put together a highly professional, qualified and reliable team. Improving our team is also a priority as we see this as one of the tool to achieving our dreams. To improve our team we are having a recruitment process for the new quarter.

We are currently seeking an energetic, detailed, team oriented Assistant Front Office Manager to bring experience and knowledge to our great team of front desk associates. We need Managers with the vision and passion to help bring our establishment to the “next level” of service and guest satisfaction, while helping to maximize revenue and profit for ownership. This position work closely with Front Office Manager in all aspects of the operation, including guest satisfaction and service recovery. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a department that provides quality, personalized friendly service. These positions are hands-on and require heavy involvement in the operations of the Front Office, Guest Services, Reservations and Bell Departments in accordance with the objectives, performance and quality standards established by the hotel.
Source: Mkaguzi Blog
Responsibilities

  • Recruit, hire, train & manage the Front Office, Guest Services, and Bell departments
  • Manage and maintain all group blocks, release dates and hotel inventory to ensure revenue maximization and guests desired room types are honored.
  • Train and develop staff to ensure superior guest service of all Front Office Personnel.
  • Manage all overflow reservations calls as necessary to provide optimal customer service and minimal hold time and abandoned calls.
  • Ensuring that all Standard Operating Procedure’s are in place and adhered to
  • Work with Housekeeping and Engineering on daily operations regards to guestroom status.
  • Responsible for addressing and resolving all customer service issues in a positive manner
  • Train and coach all employees to grow their ability to resolve customer service issues giving them consistent feedback on areas of opportunity
  • Knowledgeable of all rates, room types, hotel product and Hotel’s major competition making sure to maximize opportunities for rates.
  • Ensures all special requests and VIP’s are handled precisely and proficiently.
  • Ensures all standards of personal appearance, grooming and conduct are an example to the team and provides a professional image at all times.
  • Ensures work processes are in a logical order for Front Office Personnel making sure there is proper staffing at all times
  • Facilitates all aspects of staffing and training functions, including performance appraisals, coaching, training, etc.
  • Performs any other reasonable duties that are required by the Management Team.

Source: Mkaguzi Blog

Requirements:

  • Must be able to multi task and effectively direct staff and work as part of the hotel management team
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must have a genuine love for hospitality and assisting guests.
  • Excellent English communication skills – oral and written.
  • Excellent guest service skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all guests and hotel information


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