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Job Opportunity at Lifewater International (Lifewater), Area Program Manager

Position: ;Area Program Manager

Reports to: Country Director
Office Location: ; ;Shinyanga, Tanzania
Lifewater International (Lifewater) is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve vulnerable populations as a demonstration of God’s gracious love for all people. Lifewater serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Result Statement: I am responsible for producing the following result:
That vulnerable children, families and communities in the Shinyanga DC experience an improved quality of life that is marked by a sustained safe water access free from diarrhoeal diseases. I will achieve this by providing proactive, thoughtful, and accountable leadership and management of program teams, technicians and local stakeholders involved in the designing, management, monitoring and evaluation of Lifewater’s Vision of a Healthy Village (VHV) program strategy in the area of operation under my jurisdiction.

Reporting Positions:
Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator
Water/Sanitation Technician

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Strategic Work Responsibilities

Lead the Shinyanga Program team with passion, conviction, and in an organized, data-driven and outcomes-oriented manner.

Participate in the recruitment, envisioning, and deploying qualified staff necessary for effective program delivery in the district(s) of assignment.

Lead the development of a detailed implementation plan and guide implementation of the program and ensure monitoring progress towards program objectives.

Develop strategic relationships with district-level stakeholders especially in program operation areas for purposes of leveraging their WASH activities as appropriate.

Liaise with the LI Tanzania Country Director to develop, document, and operationalize all internal processes for program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.

Serve as part of LI Tanzania Management Team to support the Tanzania Country Director in developing new plans, and assessing feasibilities of new/strategic areas of operation.

Contribute to LI learning and ongoing improvements through knowledge sharing, tool improvement, documentation, strategic reviews and planning within LI Tanzania .

Lead program team on annual planning and budgeting for all programs and projects in the district of assignment in line with LI planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines.

Tactical Work Responsibilities:

Ensure the quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, organization values and established deadlines

Facilitate effective and relevant capacity building events for WASH program staffs and support them in the day-to-day implementation of projects

Coordinate the implementation of baselines, reviews, and evaluations of the programs in close collaboration with HQ.

Operationalize Lifewater program-level M&E system and ensure program and district-level utilization of M&E information.

Build effective partnerships at the district-level and effectively represent Lifewater in relevant zonal forums e.g. Zonal NGO Forum.

Prepares Service Contracts with the knowledge of the Country Office for project activities covering among other the following: vehicle rent, construction contracts, and professional fees.

Prepare annual budgets with Area Program Management team, working through asset and program funding opportunities in alignment with strategic priorities.

Conduct joint team reviews and planning with program staff to enhance performance.

Conduct weekly meetings with each direct report staff to ensure that week planning and priorities are optimal.

Provide 15/5 reports to Country Director on weekly basis.

Facilitate 15/5 reports with reporting staff personnel on a weekly basis.

Carry out any other tasks assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have a University degree in either Public Health, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, -Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, or related field.

Must have at least 5 years’ experience in community development preferably in the field of water engineering, sanitation and hygiene or public health, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social -Administration, Development Studies, or related field.

Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken

Knowledge of financial and human resource management.

Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.

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Job Opportunity at Lifewater International (Lifewater), Director of Engineering Operations

Position: ;Director of Engineering Operations
Location: Shinyanga, Tanzania (with regular travel to Program Areas) – Full-time
Reports to: Country Director
Reporting Positions: Hydrogeologist, Drilling Crew
Indirect Reporting: Program Engineers
HQ Alignment: WASH Engineering Team

Lifewater International (Lifewater) is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve vulnerable populations as a demonstration of God’s gracious love for all people. Lifewater serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

JOB SUMMARY
The Director of Engineering Operations oversees all aspects of the engineering and drilling operations in Tanzania to facilitate the implementation of the country strategy. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of Lifewater Engineering in Tanzania, the Director of Engineering Operations also plays a key role in construction planning, engineering, drilling, logistics, quality assurance and team leadership.

PURPOSE
The purpose of this position is to ensure the most strategic and highest quality construction of WASH hardware in Shinyanga District Council and other areas as will be identified. This is the foundation for both reaching basic water access in each program area and creating sustainable water delivery for generations to come. You will do this by leading all hardware planning, construction, logistical movement, monitoring, and evaluation activities – both by distance and through regular field visits to each program.

The position will also assist the Country Director in providing leadership to each of the program managers, critical analysis of program data/results, oversight of new program development, preparation of reports for external stakeholders, and by performing regular visits to the field for planning, monitoring, evaluating, and coaching of staff and quality assurance

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to implement each essential function as described below. These functions are done in close coordination with HQ WASH Engineer(s).

Day-to-Day Engineering Management and Leadership for Tanzania Programs (50%)

Assist the Country Director in the overall management of Lifewater International Tanzania program activities to ensure the effective and efficient use of financial, human, and material resources within policies, procedures, and work plans.

Lead Program Engineering teams in planning hardware, selecting the most appropriate solutions in each situation—in-line with both Lifewater and government standards. Support each team in developing and adhering to weekly (daily as needed) schedules that align with the Lifewater hardware planning process.

Lead hardware construction by proactively leading the development of weekly (daily as needed) schedules for all construction activities from identifying contractors to procuring materials in advance of construction to construction oversight to completion and the timely submission of appropriate reports and Akvo forms.

Provide oversight of hardware activities including well drilling, spring protection, school rain tanks, and school latrines. This is done through regular site visits, regular support meetings with Program Engineers, and regular review of completed hardware and associated data submitted.

Review, approve, and monitor construction contracts for hardware installations (both of companies and of local labor).

Support field staff in using Lifewater’s water quality test kit, including use of Akvo Caddisfly, for all hardware constructed or rehabilitated by Lifewater.

Work closely with Program Managers to facilitate the VHV program, making sure that the hardware components are aligned with the full program, and that important timing such as training water committees and school O&M training is completed at the correct time. Make sure that no hardware construction begins before community prerequisites are completed.

Serve as a member of the Country Management Team (CMT) and support Country Director on organizing CMT meetings and working closely with members on implementation of the Action Areas.

Drilling Management (20%)
Proactively oversee management of Lifewater drilling staff and operations, including drilling yard.
Support Hydrogeologist in creating and managing a detailed schedule for each drilling season, including all associated logistics, that considers the needs of all Lifewater programs.
Coordinate procurement activities with Procurement Officer in advance of drilling, effectively eliminating downtime during the drilling season.
Ensure that all drilling equipment and supplies are maintained at the highest level and in the most organized fashion possible, with all preventative maintenance completed on time.
Ensure the highest standards of compliance in drilling oversight and quality control.

Technical Quality and Capacity Building (20%)
Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Engineering and Drilling in Tanzania , including evaluating effectiveness of hardware installations.
Lead in updating and drafting hardware drawings and associated BoQs.
Determine the training and capacity needs of engineering and drilling staff and develop action plans, accordingly.
Plan for and implement reflective practice and learning events by Engineering program staffs and LI country office for ongoing improvements in program delivery.
Support and lead, as appropriate, specific trainings for Engineering staff such as Water Quality Training, Construction Management Training, Akvo forms, etc.
Make necessary arrangements for trainings to be conducted by LI HQ in Tanzania .

Proactive Compliance (5%)
Ensure the effective and efficient use of financial and material resources within the policies and procedures of Lifewater International – Tanzania .
Ensure all government standards and reporting requirements for hardware construction are met
In conjunction with CD, DPO, and RPMs, support teams in project design, budgeting, developing concept notes, ensuring that projects meet government, and donor planning, programming, monitoring, reporting and financial requirements, including program quality standards.

Representation (5%)
Stand in for Country Director in his/her absence as needed.
Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure mutual understanding of operations.
Attend and represent the organization at coordination meetings which are relevant to country operations activities, including government and sector meetings.
Network and liaise with other NGOs, government, other donors to learn and share information on design construction of water, sanitation and hygiene scheme components.
Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.

Qualifications:

8-10 yrs of progressively responsible operations management experience, in a WASH National/International NGO setting, including Senior, Country-level positions and with experience with Subject Matter Technicians

Bachelor’s degree required (Advanced degree strongly preferred) in in Water, Sanitation, Environmental and Civil Engineering preferred and with hands-on experience in designing appropriate WASH facilities. Registered Engineer preferred.

Significant experience in managing WASH programs and field engineers, in rural Tanzania

Significant engineering/technical WASH experience related to oversight and construction of rural WASH systems

Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies

Skills and knowledge in operational sustainability and capacity building ;

Capabilities:

Hands-on experience in hardware designs including drainable latrines, water points, spring protection, rain tanks, and drilled wells

Vast experience in ground water extraction/drilling

Strong writing, presentation and reporting skills

Demonstrated ability to represent organization in National and Regional-level forums

Demonstrated ability to develop and stream-line national policies and procedures

Knowledge of operational safety and security practices, including developing standard operating procedures, incident tracking, and evacuation protocols

Proven capabilities in leadership required

Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills

Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint…etc.

Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language;

Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and other related regional players.

Experience in rehabilitation of boreholes is a plus

Contract management

Supervision and technical support to field hardware teams

Personal Skills:

Commitment to the mission, vision, and core values of Lifewater International

Flexible and adaptable to changing environments

Honest and dependable in all areas including finances

Strong desire to work in and serve rural communities

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
This position will require giving monthly support to each of the program offices in Tanzania

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Nafasi 2 za kazi GIZ Tanzania

Position: Team Leader (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania

• Job-ID:P1690V001
• Location:Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2020 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
• Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „ Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks
The Team Leader is under the supervision of the Directors for Policy and Planning within Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Livestock and Fisheries (MANRLF) in Zanzibar, and in coordination with the AGRI-CONNECT focal points, the NAO and EU Delegation, the Team Leader is has following tasks, among others:
Provide leadership in the coordination and management of the TAT (both Long Term and Short Term Experts);
Guide the team so as bring benefits to MoA and MANRLF capacity in agricultural policy analysis and planning, incorporating a private sector/business development approach;
Provide collaborative policy research and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory and coordination activities;
Liaise with other decision-making institutions (including MIT, Registrar of Treasury of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the institution responsible for parastatals and boards, etc.) when reviewing and assessing laws, policies and regulations affecting the selected commodities.

 Qualification and skills

  • Advanced University Degree in International Development, Economics, Business Management and Finance, Agriculture Economics, or other relevant fields;
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • Preferably 15 but a minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing similar agricultural development projects of similar size.

Specific professional experience

  • Private Sector/Business Development profile
  • Expertise in policy and regulatory reforms, institutional capacity building
  • Experience in agricultural business development programmes and public-private partnerships
  • Experience in the EAC region
  • Proven track records of leadership positions with capacity of guiding and supervising multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of principles and working methods of Project Cycle management and EC policies and aid delivery methods
  • Thorough knowledge of EDF procedures

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date (880 man-days).

Notes
Please note that we basically can only receive and process applications sent via our e-recruiting system. Should you not be able to do so, please contact the person named in the job advertisement.
After submitting an application, please check your spam/junk folder regularly for incoming messages, as emails from our e-recruiting system are treated as spam by some providers.
GIZ would like to improve the share of disabled employees, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.
We would like to ask you to apply with a CV in Europeaid format.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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Position: Junior Cash Crops, Value Chain and Private Sector Expert (m/f/d) in the Technical Assistance to Support the Implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture in Tanzania.

• Location: Dodoma
• Assignment period:02/03/2010 – 02/02/2024
• Field:Rural Development
• Type of employment:full-time
•Application deadline:09/22/2019

Job description
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: „Technical assistance to support the implementation of Agriconnect on Sector Enablers and Business Environment for Tea, Coffee and Horticulture”in Tanzania.

The overall objective of the Programme “Agri-Connect: Supporting value chains for shared prosperity”, of which this contract will be an essential part, is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the agricultural sector and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania, by promoting the productivity, commercialization and competitiveness of the tea, coffee and horticulture sectors.

The purpose of this contract is to provide a Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to assist primarily the Ministry of Agriculture in mainland, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural resources, Livestock and Fisheries in Zanzibar, and other relevant national and local institutions and actors along the value chain to improve the sector enablers and business environment for the tea, coffee and horticulture value chains, within the framework of the respective agricultural development strategies.

Your tasks 
The Key Expert works under the supervision of the Team leader and has following tasks, among others :

  • Map policy support initiatives, including gap analysis
  • Conduct overall assessments and reviews of national and regional regulatory capacity and policy framework, with a view to rationalise its redundancies, reduce compliance costs for farmers and value chain actors alike, and improve an effective and harmonised implementation
  • Develop a road map proposal for policy reforms for the duration of the Programme
  • Provide collaborative policy research/analysis and outreach to MoA and MANRLF, combined with policy advisory on laws and regulations affecting the subsector (selected commodities)

 Qualifications and skills

  • The expert must have Advanced degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Rural Development and or other related fields
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Swahili considered an asset

General professional experience

  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in the agriculture sector preferably in the coffee and tea value chain interventions

Specific professional experience

  • Experience in coffee and tea value chain developmen
  • Proven experience in analysis of policy and regulatory frameworks, capacity building and training of state institutions including Government ministries, Local Government Authorities as well as Non-State Actors including NGOs, Cooperatives and Farmers Organisations;
  •  Good knowledge and experience in the use of project cycle management processes and implementation of donor funded projects
  •  Good reporting skills and ability to communicate with wider audience
  • Experience in the EAC region

Location information
For all the technical assistance assignments the services shall be undertaken in Dodoma and Zanzibar Town in order to provide best support to the relevant stakeholders (Ministries). In undertaking their duties, experts may be required to travel within the country.
Start date & period of implementation
The intended start date is 03/02/2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date.
If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 22.09.2019.

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VEO Job Vacancies At Biharamulo District


Biharamulo District is one of the eight districts of the Kagera Region of Tanzania. It is bordered to the north by Karagwe District and Muleba District, to the east and south by Geita Region, to the west by Ngara District, and to the southwest by the Kigoma Region. Its administrative seat is Biharamulo town we invites Tanzania to fill the following jobs vacancies:

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Job Opportunity at School of St Jude, Volunteer Health Check Team

Volunteer Health Check Team

The School of St Jude is a registered charity that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,800 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha.
We are seeking volunteers to fill short-term positions as members of a health check team in Arusha, Tanzania at The School of St Jude.

Job Purpose
To be part of a health check team to provide support to the Student Welfare team in identifying students who may have health problems that could potentially affect the student’s ability to learn and reach their full potential, and to provide advice.

Key Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Team Leader and Community Relations Manager, you will be responsible for
working as part of the team, contributing your expertise and professionalism to undertake the health checks which include:

  • Height and weight measurements
  • Vision testing
  • Hearing screening
  • A brief physical examination
  • Awareness of signs indicating students’ emotional wellbeing
  • Documentation of findings and recommendations

You are required to follow standard protocols and procedures regarding the common conditions seen during health checks and provide advice and support to Welfare staff and students identified with specific, less common and more serious issues.

Qualifications & Attributes

  • Current registration with relevant health professional body, where applicable for the specific clinical roles (see Skills and Competence below)
  • A current police/working with children check
  • The ability to work effectively in a team with people you may not know in an unfamiliar and often challenging environment.

Skills & Competence
There are a number of types of volunteers needed:

  • Health professionals with experience in undertaking medical assessments of children and/or adolescents. This may include, but is not limited to, experienced general practitioners, nurse practitioners with expertise in child health or paediatricians (6 positions).
  • Health professionals who can undertake vision assessments. This may include, but is not limited to orthoptists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses (3 positions).
  • Health professionals who can undertake and interpret results of hearing screening and, depending on equipment available to them, hearing testing.
  • Individuals who are highly organized and enjoy working with children and adolescents (6 positions). An understanding of medical terminology is desirable, as are skills and experience working with people with disabilities such as vision impairment and cerebral palsy. Allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses or students studying a health profession may be interested in this role, as may anyone with these attributes.
  • St Jude’s is situated in the town of Arusha, the gateway to popular East African National Parks and game reserves such as Ngorongoro Crater, the vast plains of the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Arusha National Park, so you can also experience the beauty of Africa before and/or after volunteering at the school.

Please download our general information pack about health checks.
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For further information about what the medical checks involve please contact Jane Larkin Janelarkin1@gmail.com or Charlotte Peyrat-Vaganay charlotte.p@schoolofstjude.co.tz (Community Relations Manager at St Jude’s).

How to Apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz with a cc to Janelarkin1@gmail.com and charlotte.p@schoolofstjude.co.tz Applications should be sent by September 30th, 2019.

Subject line must include the reference number TSOSJ/CR/04/2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Job Opportunity at MUWSA, Software Developer

Software Developer
Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority [MUWSA] is a full autonomous utility responsible for the provision of safe water and collection and disposal of wastewater in Moshi, the town of Mt. Kilimanjaro. MUWSA is looking for dynamic, results driven individual to fill in the post of Software Developer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To develop Software on given requirements.
  • To design algorithms and flowcharts of various applications.
  • To produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.
  • To integrate software components and third-party programs.
  • To verify and deploy programs and systems.
  • To troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software as necessary.
  • To gather and evaluate user feedback.
  • To recommend and execute improvements.
  • To create technical documentation for reference and reporting.
  • To test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Should have not less than three years proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer or similar role.
  • Should not be 45 years of age at the time of lodging this application.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web technologies and Knowledge of programming language (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Python, Perl and API’s) and frameworks/systems (e.g. Angular JS, Git, Node JS)
  • Experience with databases (ie. Microsoft SQL Server [Required), Postgre SQL, Mongo DB, Maria DB, Oracle) and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (eg. Hibernate)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mobile application development.
  • Development of offline application functionalities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and perform multi-task effectively.
  • Demonstrated understanding of projects from the perspective of both client and business.
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary.
  • Knowledge of various open sources.

REMUNERATION:
A successful candidate will be receiving well motivating and attractive salary and other benefits. This will be shown in the invitation letters for the short-listed applicants.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should submit their applications with reliable contacts [to include emails and day time working telephone) together with Curriculum Vitae, applicants’ recent passport size and copies of certified relevant certificates and transcripts, and names and addresses of at least three [3) referees to:

The Managing Director,
Moshi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority [MUWSA],
P.O Box 1001,
Moshi

Closing date for receiving applications is September 15, 2019 at 4:00pm.

Only short-listed applicants will be contact for the interview.

NMB Bank Jobs, Head; Centralized Operations

Head; Centralized Operations

Job Purpose


Provide leadership and direction to Centralized Operations teams and be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Bank’s operations ensuring that it continually acquires and maintains a profitable business with minimum risk.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee, coordinate, direct, and give guidance to the department and bank on all operational activities.
  • Lead the Centralized Operations teams by building, empowering them, and provide them with operational skills required to sustain the current and future NMB Bank growth.
  • Coordinate operational business activities of the Bank’s Departments with a view to improving efficiency and control standards across the network.
  • Oversee operational business activities of all the units under Centralized Operations i.e. Clearing, Trade Operations, Treasury back office, Central Processing, Remittance, Operations Support and Branch Operations.
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the Bank’s periodic reviews of the Business Plan.
  • Monitor network operational standards through System Reports, Internal and External Audit Reports and follow up rectification process of all High/Medium Risk Issues in liaison with Chief of Shared Services.
  • Give direction and solid input to the development and implementation of the key Snap checks focusing on Sensitive Performance Operational Areas for all branch network and play a major role in identifying Key Operational Control weaknesses of the Banking Core system and give directions on the best way forward to achieving required controls
  • Participate effectively in the Bank Projects geared to introducing new products and Services and/or improving existing products and services by giving appropriate operational guidance on required checks, controls, processes and procedures.
  • Coordinate the production of the annual budget within the various Centralized Operations; review and implement a system for control in adherence to the set budget, and report quarterly performance outcome of the departmental budget to Chief of Shared Services.
  • Oversee and participate in the review, refinement and implementation of branch Returns for monitoring operations of branches and update the Chief of Shared Services as appropriate
  • Recommend suitable training to develop skills within Centralized Operations that sustain the bank
  • Oversee the development and documentation of quality bank’s Operations Manuals in line with Business Focus
  • Prepare and oversee the review, design and implementation of the Centralized Operations Annual Strategic objectives and report regularly or as appropriate to Chief of Shared Services.
  • Develop and put in place appropriate Management Information System to support the operational activities of the Bank
  • Oversee clearing activities of the bank and be a key player in coordinating and managing all NMB operational activities related to BOT and other external/regulatory bodies.
  • Represent the bank on operational issues in internal/ external forums and be a role model in representing the bank’s good image.


Leadership and People Management:

  • Work closely with the Chief, Shared Services and all Head Office departmental Heads, Zone Managers and Branch Managers in streamlining the Operational functions of the bank and recommending beneficial operational changes from time to time.
  • Work closely with other Head Office heads in identifying areas of improvement in the current products, processes and services and recommending appropriate solutions to minimize risks
  • Manage information flow in both directions (upwards and downwards).
  • Build, develop and lead “Winning Teams” through good guidance, training and empowerment
  • Be a role model in all aspects of management to the direct reports and other team members within the network.
  • Create an empowering environment for the various teams in Operations Department encouraging ownership, initiative and accountability.
  • Implement the bank’s performance management directives


Knowledge and Skills

  • Good Background of Banking Operations in all Products and Services gained from a reputable bank or banks
  • Good understanding of NMB Operations
  • Good Product Knowledge
  • Leadership Skills
  • People Management Skills
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Team-work, building and developing high performance teams
  • Planning for the Units
  • Managing and developing direct reports and all team members
  • Visionary thinker
  • Understanding of evolution in technologies used by Operations


Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Banking, Business, Finance or its equivalent
  • MBA is an added advantage
  • Advanced computer skills- is a requirement
  • At least 10 years of proven work experience in banking of which five years spent in Operations and five years in Senior Managerial positions in a large, reputable bank or Financial Institution.



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

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

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

Location:

Deadline:2019-08-23

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Jobs ITM Tanzania Recruitment Services, General Manager

Position: General Manager

Job Summary
We are seeking to hire a General Manager with a strong background in operations
management to oversee all staff, budgets and operations in Tanzania.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Management level
Experience Length: 5 years


Responsibilities

  • Oversee day to day operations
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Will be responsible for hiring staff as require
  • Prepare regular reports ensure operational transparency
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations as required by law
  • Provide leadership and guidance to department managers ensuring a friendly work environment
  • Frequent local travel
  • Responsible for training line mangers
  • Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.


Requirements

  • Minimum 5years experience in Telecom, FMCG, Banking & Finance Industries
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience as a manager
  • Must have a Bachelors in Business/Finance/Accounting or any related field
  • Masters will be added advantage
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Experience in reading and interpreting financial statements
  • Must have knowledge of business process and functions
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Must be a proven leader and have necessary leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude


How to Apply?
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:

Interested candidates can send their CVs with Portfolio of client’s with a Cover Letter
motivating their application to infotanzania@itmafrica.com with email subject being ‘GENERAL MANAGER’

Deadline: 27th September, 2019

Kilimanjaro Fresh vacancies (41 Jobs)

Kilimanjaro Fresh jobs nafasi za kazi Kilimanjaro Fresh 2019 tanzania jobs at Kilimanjaro Fresh 2019

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An international dairy company is looking for young ambitious people who are ready to perform all aspects of sales and marketing and distributorship.

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An international dairy company is looking for young ambitious people who are ready to perform all aspects of sales and marketing and distributorship.

Experience in the milk industry Recommended



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United Republic of Tanzania: Country coordinator Tanzania TIMCI (80-100%)

Organization: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 01 Sep 2019

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. Over 800 people from more than 70 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

Led by PATH, the Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (TIMCI) project is a global effort to accelerate availability, adoption and scale-up of tools to identify severe illness and decrease mortality in children under 5 years of age. Within TIMCI, Swiss TPH is in charge of a large multi-country impact and operational research study. Tanzania will be one of the two focus study countries, and Swiss TPH is therefore looking to hire a country coordinator for study activities in Tanzania. We are looking for a

Country coordinator Tanzania TIMCI (80-100%)

Your responsibilities include:

  • Assure coordination of impact trial activities at country level
  • Contribute to the research design of the impact study in Tanzania and operational research in Kenya and Senegal (conception of trial structure, including monitoring plan, technical input on clinical aspects etc.)
  • Contribute to ethics and regulatory requirements in Tanzania, Kenya and Senegal
  • Assure close collaboration on implementation of studies with TIMCI stakeholders and partners in Tanzania, Kenya and Senegal, including PATH country offices and MoH
  • Contribute to the set-up the electronic point-of-care tool (ePOCT) in the study sites
  • Oversee data collection of the impact study in Tanzania and the operational research in Kenya and Senegal and contribute to train health workers involved in study sites
  • Contribute to monitoring and data quality assurance of TIMCI
  • Accurate reporting to Project Leader and partners on trial progress through progress reports, including contribution to the project’s monitoring and evaluation framework
  • Contribute to data analysis, report writing, write-up and dissemination of study outcome

You should have the following experiences and skills in:

  • Minimum of Master degree in epidemiology, public health or a related field. A PhD would be an asset
  • At least 10 years of experience in working on public health and development issues,
  • Demonstrated experience with carrying out operational/implementation studies/research independently. Specific experience in large scale health service research are an asset
  • Knowledge on data monitoring and quality assurance procedures of clinical studies would be an asset
  • Experienced in field team management, quantitative and qualitative data collection, data management, data analysis and report writing
  • Written and oral communication is clear, concise and promotes understanding
  • Effective negotiation and conflict management skills, and proven track record of successful interaction with different stakeholders (including Ministries etc.)
  • A strong sense of team work is essential. Ability to adapt to the needs of all partners involved
  • Language skills: the candidate has to be fluent in English. Kiswahili and French would be an asset
  • Ready to take responsibility even with difficult tasks and able to complete these tasks successfully with drive and aptitude
  • Strong spirit of team work, and ability to work with professionals in multi-cultural context
  • Swiss TPH an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity

How to apply:

If you are interested, please submit your application with:

· CV · Motivational letter · Salary expectations · Names and contact information (email or phone) of 2 references

Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool: https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered.

Job Profile: Start Date: As soon as available Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Duration: 2 years Percentage: 80-100% Travel Required? No