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Job Opportunities at Bayer Tanzania

Customer Care Manager Tanzania


  • Responsible for managing the Order-To-Cash (OTC) process in the country.
  • Ensure Customer Satisfaction by ensuring timely Complaints closure and timely Customer Incentives pay-out.

  • Act as primary contact for accounts regarding all information pertaining to the account: order status, credit, complaints, channel inventory, MOS (Move-Out-Sales) and POG movement.
  • Provide sales support for POG/EI tracking, rebates, returns management and analytics
  • Work closely with Sub Region Planning Control Tower and participate in the Country S&OP team to understand Demand Supply balance and implement Logistics action plan.
  • Liaise with respective functional leads (sales, marketing and finance) to ensure that customer operations strategies and activities are integrated and aligned.
  • Responsible for all Logistics (transportation and warehousing) and import export transactions in the country for RC
  • Ensuring Trade Compliance (Logistics Operational Compliance) and adhere to Business Conduct policy for all import / export and local Logistics movement and setting up strong compliance processes working closely with Regional Trade Compliance Lead
  • Identify means to enhance Customer Satisfaction and work closely with Hub / Global teams to implement Customer Care initiatives in the country
  • Work closely with plant team to fine tune production schedules to support S&OP decisions and Logistics tactical plan
  • Track and monitor Perfect Order Metrics and identify opportunities for improving the KPIs
  • Manage logistics provider to deliver efficiency with least cost and drive safety awareness programs to vendors
  • Long term planning for logistics cost, warehouse cost and the needful of resources requirement
  • Drive all related customer care saving cost on monthly basis
  • Develop and retain Supply Chain talent in country

Functional Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, very well organized, accurate
  • Works pro-actively while anticipating needs of the team and initiating actions to provide solutions.
  • Working effectively with teams and networks across geographic, political, demographic, functional and other cultural and organizational boundaries.
  • Able to work under pressure, conforming to changing demands with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to self-motivate and maintain a positive attitude, with the desire to be an integral contributor to the completion of organizational projects and goals.
  • Reacts quickly to unexpected changes and the ability to solve problems very independently.
  • Available for Minimal Travel for training and building relationships with Planning and Inventory management functions.

Core Competencies

  • Result oriented.
  • Agility; able to promote and adapt quickly to changes and show high level of comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Supports thinking beyond boundaries
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team setting with genuine respect.
  • Works pro-actively while anticipating needs of the team and initiating actions to provide solutions.
  • Ability to develop effective and accurate documentation appropriate to various audiences and purposes.

Apply New Careers at UN Women

Programme Specialist, End Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAW/G) Jobs


UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, and peace and security.

About the Portfolio/Programme/Project

UN Women is implementing its Strategic Note 2017 – 2021 to support the national development priorities on GEWE in Tanzania. The priorities are aligned with the UNDAP 2015 -2021 where UN Women Tanzania, as part of the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP), focuses on women’s leadership and participation in decision making at all levels; elimination of violence against women and girls; ensuring gender equality and accountability in governance and national planning; and women’s economic empowerment.
UN Women’s programmatic framework supports a comprehensive approach to prevention and response to Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAW/G) through the development, implementation and monitoring of the National Action Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children working in collaboration with UNICEF and UNFPA in Mainland and Zanzibar. The comprehensive National Action Plan to End Violence against Women and Children (NAP) spearheaded by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MHCDGEC) is a substantive policy framework that guide UN Women’s work. Furthermore, UN Women support capacity development of key government institutions to review discriminatory laws and implement laws and policies on EVAWG in line with international standards and the recent CEDAW recommendations. Selected CSOs are being strengthened to enhance national level advocacy for the reform and implementation of laws and policies to end violence against women and girls with particular focus on the engagement of men and boys, including in the context of the HeForShe campaign. UN Women critical attention to promote the availability and accessibility of quality services for women and girls who are subject to violence; and will support the establishment of effective services and coordination mechanisms for the protection of women and girls in public spaces. UN Women contribute to the following Outcome: 3.1 Enabling legislative and policy environment in line with international standards on EVAW/G and other forms of discrimination is in place and translated into action. Achievements in prevention and response to EVAW/G intends to be documented progressively while also building a knowledge base for future acceleration of programme implementation.
The position of the Program Specialist for EVAW will be funded by UNDAP One Fund a period of four (4) years. Reporting to the Deputy Representative, the Programme Specialist, EVAW/G will oversee implementation of a thematic area on EVAW exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under his/her portfolio.
She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors, and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under his/her portfolio.

1. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Design and formulate programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
  • Draft inputs to country strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to Ending Violence Against Women and Girls.

2. Manage the implementation and management of the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme

  • Finalize the annual workplan and budget and manage their implementation;
  • Manage the technical implementation of the programme/project; ensure synergies with other teams;
  • Manage the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Provide guidance to staff and partners on Results Based Management tools and performance indicators;
  • Organize Project Steering Committee, project review and/or evaluation meetings, as needed.

3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners

  • Manage the implementation of technical advice and guidance. Develop and implement technical tools and initiatives;
  • Build and manage relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme; respond to any potential problems;
  • Identify capacity building needs of partners and lead the coordination of technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives to partners.

4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project

  • Manage the monitoring of programme/ project implementation and finances using results-based management tools;
  • Oversee field missions and review reports on monitoring missions;
  • Write quarterly reports and donor reports, focusing on results, output and outcomes;
  • Contribute to office donor and UN Women reports.

5. Manage the people and financial resources of the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme

  • Manage the programme budget and draft financial reports;
  • Suervise Programme Analysts and Technical Specialists;
  • Mentor and coach staff and conduct performance assessments;
  • Oversee recruitment processes, as necessary.

6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies

  • Develop and implement partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;
  • Finalize relevant documentation on donors and potential opportunities for resource mobilization;
  • Analyze and research information on donors, prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost sharing.

7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme to achieve coherence and
alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in Tanzania

  • Provide technical support to the Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by attending meetings, events, and participating in groups and committees as needed;
  • Coordinate with other UN agencies, government departments, donors and NGOs to ensure the projects’ capacity development programme is harmonized and aligned with other in-country efforts.

8. Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

  • Develop and review background documents, briefs and presentations related to the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme;
  • Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to Ending Violence Against Women and Girls programme as necessary;
  • Develop advocacy strategies and oversee their implementation;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement and strategy planning;
  • Develop knowledge management strategies, products, and methodologies on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Programme.

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Strong programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Strong knowledge of Results Based Management
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Strong knowledge of Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising and develop strategie

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality programme design and inputs to Strategic Note;
  • Timely and quality of programme delivery in line with budget and workplans, and in line with all UN Women operational rules and regulations, including security;
  • Timely and quality monitoring and evaluation of programmes;
  • Relations with partners and stakeholders;
  • Quality reports and timely submission;
  • Regular communication with other agencies and partners;
  • Quality of advocacy and communication initiatives.

Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Human Rights, Gender/Women’s Studies, International Development, or a related field is required;
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.


  • At least (5) five years of progressively responsible work experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Technical experience in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
  • Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required;
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.


New Opportunities at Amref Health Africa

Project Technical Advisor- Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW)

Amref Health Africa is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is “to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems”. Amref Health Africa has over 1000 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fundraising.

Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Nutrition, Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child Health, Water and sanitation, e- learning programme and clinical outreach.
Amref Health Africa Tanzania is a Principal Recipient for The Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) HIV/TB grant for 2018-2020 funding cycle. Amref Health Africa is seeking applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to support its Global Fund HIV/TB Grant for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYM) thematic area. Amref Health Africa has the following vacancy based in Dar es Salaam office.
Position: Project Technical Advisor- Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) (1)
Location: Amref Country Office Dar es Salaam,
Reports to: Programme Manager (Global Fund)
The Technical Advisor for AGYW will provide professional technical, operational and administrative support throughout AGYW programming processes under the Global Fund grant. The Technical Advisor will prepare, execute, manage and implement a variety of technical and administrative program tasks primarily to facilitate AGYW interventions, undertaking progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting in areas of designation that included at least Ten10) councils in Tanzania Mainland.

  1. Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • The Technical Advisor will lead the delivery of comprehensive services to targeted AGYW as part of the larger Global Fund AGYW defined package of services.
  • S/he will provide expert guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for scale up i.e. Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services for AGYW, including GBV mitigation and post-violence care of life skills, IGA and others services as per national AGYW implementation manual. S/he will recommend improvements in delivery of services and engage in mentoring of sub recipients.
  • Participate as appropriate in regular program field visits and /or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess grant progress on AGYW,
  • Provide technical support including taking appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials.
  • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide and operational support to sub recipients, CSOs and Government collaborative entities that include but not limited to TACAIDS, NACP, TASAF and Regional Secretariat counterparts, and Local Government Authorities.
  1. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues, partners (sub recipients) to discuss operational, implementation issues, and recommendations.
  • Keep records of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and implementing partners to assess project and to report on required action/interventions at the program management,
  • Monitor and report on the use of allocated project resources (financial, administrative), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments.
  • Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders including AGYW technical working group
  • Prepare regular/mandated project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of project progress.
  1. Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with TAYOA, TACAIDS, NACP, TASAF and Regional Secretariat counterparts and stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on adolescent girls and young women.
  • Participate in appropriate Regional and Local Government Authorities annual and bi annual meetings/events on joint information sharing, best practice and lesson learnt,
  • Provide information on potential donors in the area of designation, draft and/or provide inputs for preparation of resource mobilization materials/briefs for advocacy, fundraising and partnership development purposes,
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of Regional and Local Government Authorities stakeholders, in the area of AGYW,
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results, in the area of AGYW.
  • Document and report on the best practices for development planning of AGYW initiatives
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity-building initiatives to enhance the competencies of provincial clients/stakeholders,
  • Work with technical group to develop and track AGYW promising practices for scale up


  • The applicant must be a holder of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Sociology, Community development or related degree program at Master’s level,
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in implementing HIV Programs with significant emphasis on adolescents and young people.
  • Expertise in behavior change, communication, economic strengthening interventions desirable.
  • Experience working with CSOs and LGAs will be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in speaking and written English, with presentation skills and competency in computer application.

If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 Hours August 15,2019. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

All correspondences should be directed to: Email: Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted.

  1. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
  2. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy.
  3. “Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”
  1. Amref health Africa -Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



Employer: Arusha Technical college ATC
Date Published: 2019-08-06
Application Deadline: 2019-08-20




(i)Driving of motor vehicles, cars,pick-ups and lorries as may be assigned

(ii)Ensuring motors vehicles and their accessories are in good condition

(iii)Making some minor repairs

(iv)Maintaining and recording log sheets (books) for all journey made

(v)Reporting promptly any defects or problems detected in the vehicles

(vi)Maintaining disciplined behavior and proper conduct in rendering services to his/her assignees

(vii)Performs any other duties as assigned by his/her seniors.


(i)Secondary Education Certificate (Form IV) plus class “C” driving licence with Trade Test Grade II/Level II in Auto-mechanics/mechanics.


NMB Bank Plc Tanzania Ajira August 2019

The United Republic of Tanzania has published a new job (mpyaajira) advertised for the new vacancies at NMB Bank Plc Tanzania using ajira portal. According to the current Vacancy Announcement, there are a total N/A vacant post of Senior Software Developer. Hence the NMB Bank Plc Tanzania invites dynamic, suitably qualified and Tanzanians to fill N/A vacant posts

NMB Bank Plc Tanzania Ajira August 2019

NMB Bank is a fully-fledged retail and commercial bank in Tanzania. The bank offers banking services to individuals, small to medium sized businesses, as well as large corporate clients. NMB Bank has a wide branch network with over 215 branches, over 6000 NMB Wakala Agents  and over 800 ATMs serving over 2.8 million customers across the country. With a balance sheet size of over TZS 5.3 trillion, the bank has consistently been the most profitable bank in the country for the last 11 years. NMB Bank is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

  • Date of Publish: 3rd August 2019
  • Application deadline: 16th August 2019
  • Organization Type: NMB Bank Plc Tanzania
  • Jobs Type: nafasi za kaziserikalini
  • Job Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


  • BSc. In Computer Science, Engineering or related field with informatics as core
  • Agile/Scrum and/or Oracle/Microsoft SQL certifications is an added advantage.
  • Proved experience with coding languages Java and PHP is a must; Python is an added advantage
  • Experience with a variety of MVC frameworks/systems preferably Spring, Laravel, Django; Angular is an added advantage.
  • More than 5 years’ experience in a software development industry.
  • Experience with integrations with Bank products/systems is an added advantage

Name of Post: Senior Software Developer


NMB Bank Plc.
Ohio Street/Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road
P.O. Box 9213
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 232 2000
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New Job Vacancies at Career Options Africa

Position: Branch Manager
Location: Moshi and Arusha
Job Summary
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Our client is a Leader in the Construction Industry in Tanzania manufacturing a wide of range of roofing and walling product
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Entry level
Experience Length: 3 years
Job Description
Reporting to the Zonal Manager, the individual will be responsible to driving business development and marketing activities of the branch to achieve set revenue and market share targets.
Specific duties will include;
a) Support the zonal manager to developing marketing strategies customized to the unique needs and circumstances of the region
b) Leading the branch time to ensure vibrant marketing presence ,efficient customer service and sound customer relationships
c) Be accountable for ensuring set branch targets are met
d) Coming up with new innovative ways to market the company’s products and connect with customers in the allocated zone
e) Maintain sound relationship with key customers
f) Carrying out a wide variety of marketing activities using both conventional and online/social media platforms.
g) Continuous communication with existing clients and partners on products and services
h) Carrying out sales promotion activities in the allocated zone
i) Recruitment and development of branch staff
The ideal candidate s should posses the following skills and competences
a) Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
b) Highly self confident and with high level personal organization skills
c) Creative and innovative
d) Ability to work under pressure , meat strict deadlines and attain sales targets
e) Be highly innovative and creative
f) Be a results oriented person
g) Be a team player
Our client is offering a competitive remuneration package including performance bonuses
How to Apply?

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Visit and for more details on this position Send CV to with a subject heading of Branch Manager Roofing Company by 10th August 2019
CV will be analyzed as they are received and successful candidates contacted for preliminary telephone interview from 7th August, 2019.
Candidates who do not hear from us by this date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Internship Program Opportunities At Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS)


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

1. Formulation and promulgation of Tanzania standards in all sectors of the

country’s economy

2. Implementation of the promulgated standards through third party certification


3. Improving the quality of industrial products both for export and local

consumption through various certification schemes;

4. Promotion of standardization and quality assurance services in industry and commerce through training of personnel in Company Standardization, Quality Assurance and Management Systems, Quality Improvement, Laboratory Techniques and Accreditation, Packaging Technology and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP);

5. Undertaking testing of product samples drawn by TBS Inspectors in the course of Implementing standards (certification samples), requested by manufacturers themselves (type-testing samples), brought by consumers (consumer complaints samples) or for checking laboratory proficiency (proficiency testing samples);
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NAFASI ZA KAZI -Ubongo Kids, HR Officer

Position: HR Officer
Ubongo is building brains and building change for families across Africa through fun edutainment on accessible technologies. We’re a social enterprise founded and based in Dar es Salaam, and we broadcast our shows Akili and Me and Ubongo Kids across the continent.
The Human Resources Officer is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
Ensure that the office is running smoothly from a governance and internal policy and compliance point of view
Maintaining efficient and effective resource planning at every stage of the process and in line with our policy as well as ensure our compliance with necessary governmental policy.
Ubongoers are always learning so that needs to be maintained through an effective and valuable on the job training.
Maintaining/Enforcing the performance management process
Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
Provide advice on conflict management and act as the chairman of any conflict resolution meetings/disciplinary hearings (unless personally involved).
Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and UBONGOERs Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops the oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
All oversees Ubongoers are to feel included in the Company with respect to all training and development, staff welfare and general support needs from the Tanzanian Office.
Providing legal assistance to all staff (in country and abroad) in particular in the areas of employment law, private insurance and social security insurance as well as with in-house policies.
Responsible for updating any and all Company Policies as the laws changes, for situations where the change in the law would cause our current policy to be in non-compliance with the law (both internationally and locally).

Bachelor or Masters in Human Resources or related degree is preferable but not essential and at least 2-3 years working experience.
Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organization development, employee relations, and employee engagement and of course not forgetting someone who is sensitive to and understands organisational culture.
Communication skills – Ability to interact and influence a range of seniority levels and is confident discussing sensitive issues with Senior managers.
Someone who will drive for results and have the required soft skills for all levels of stakeholders and who will exemplify Ubongoer’s principles and values
Team player & cross cultural awareness – Works effectively in a team. Collaborates and shares information and solutions with colleagues, with other teams and stakeholders, is able to work in a dual office model

Displays dedication and prioritises problems by considering the impact on the organization; identifies quick-wins and is able to quickly recover from loses.
Discretion – Respect confidentiality when required on sensitive matters. This is essential given the nature of the job.
Communication – Active listener and clear communicator and has an ability to build rapport at all levels of seniority. Listen, explains, challenges and supports people.
Acts as a people developer.
Exemplifies Ubongoer’s principles.  

Careers at D-tree International

Program Director

Who we are
D-tree International is a mission-driven digital global health organization committed to transforming health systems and improving health outcomes in low and middle-income countries by integrating innovative, and cutting-edge digital technology solutions into health systems. For nearly 15 years,
D-tree has been a pioneer in the field of digital health and has supported health workers serving over 5 million families in 16 countries globally. Program evaluations have demonstrated improved heath impact through D-tree’s digital programs, including 50% increase in facility delivery rates, four-fold increase in postpartum follow-up, 70% increase in contraceptive prevalence rates and 15-fold improvements in health worker performance. D-tree has been recognized with international awards in mobile health, including 2 Savings Lives at Birth Awards, 2 GSMA Global Mobile Awards and an Innovation Working Group award. We currently have active projects in Zanzibar, Mainland Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zambia, and Thailand. At D-tree we maintain a lean headquarters team and put our local teams at the center of our work. We seek to empower local colleagues, including national staff, government, and partners to lead program strategy development and implementation.
Since 2011, D-tree has partnered with the Zanzibar Ministry of Health to implement an innovative digital health program supporting Community Health Volunteers to provide health services within their communities. This program has consistently demonstrated improved health outcomes, a strengthened community health system, and increased use of data for decision-making. Over time, this program has grown from a pilot to a national program and has demonstrated how digital technology can transform the quality of a health system. The Zanzibar government has committed to adopt this program at national scale; integrating digitally-enabled Community Health Volunteers into their formal Community Health Strategy and bringing high quality health services to the doorsteps of 1.5 million people living in Zanzibar. D-tree is working with the Ministry of Health and Local Government authorities to integrate digital health into their Community Health Strategy; co-design the content and flow of the digital system; identify and build the system with an open-source platform; integrate data systems with the national health information system; and develop scalable models for training, supervision, technical support and routine data use based on the local context and global best practices.
Who you are
We are seeking a full time Program Director, based in Stone Town, Zanzibar, to manage D-tree’s Zanzibar portfolio, which is comprised of multiple funding streams supporting the Zanzibar government to develop, scale and institutionalize a national digital community health system. This is a dynamic and challenging role requiring an individual with experience fostering and developing strong and empowered multi-cultural teams, managing programs, engaging with a diverse group of stakeholders, and strategically leveraging resources to deepen impact.
You are someone who is just as comfortable empowering team members and creating a positive office environment as you are engaging in strategic conversations with the Ministry of Health and development partners. You have the ability to see the big picture, but also have an acute attention to detail. You are passionate about leading teams and have demonstrated your ability to develop leaders and create a positive, supportive environment in which all staff feel engaged, empowered and valued. You are a humble leader who aims to serve and support your team and you are able to balance an inclusive and empowering leadership approach, while ensuring high quality work outputs. You are a strong writer and enjoy writing program briefs, reports, and technical documents. You are a systems thinker and are excited to think strategically about the root cause of problems and then design programs with the government that address needs in a scalable and sustainable way. You enjoy developing partnerships with stakeholders, including government, local and international implementers, and potential donors, and finding opportunities for mutual benefit.
What you will do
You will be a senior member of the D-tree team and an integral part of the Zanzibar office. Your main role will be to work with the Regional Program Director (based in the US) and team in Zanzibar to manage D-tree’s portfolio of programs and cultivate opportunities for longer-term funding. You will lead a team of 15-25 staff in Unguja and Pemba to support the Ministry of Health and Local Government authorities to implement Jamii ni Afya, Zanzibar’s national community health program, and continuously monitor and modify to meet program objectives and improve government ownership and integration. You will oversee programmatic, technical, human resources and administrative aspects of the team and offices. You will also actively explore and identify additional opportunities for D-tree in Zanzibar in order to expand our impact.
While based in Zanzibar, you will be an integral part of D-tree’s global team and regularly communicate with colleagues based in other offices, both in mainland Tanzania and internationally.
Team Leadership
Lead the Zanzibar team by empowering local leaders; fostering a collaborative, inclusive and high-performing environment; and building capacity for long-term success.

  • Directly supervise 4-6 staff and oversee all Zanzibar-based staff (15-25 employees)
  • Empower mid-level staff to increasingly take on leadership roles, effectively supervise their teams, and own program outcomes
  • Foster a positive, collaborative and effective environment in which all staff feel empowered, energized, supported and aligned with program and organizational goals
  • Develop team building and professional development opportunities for all staff and engage in frequent feedback sessions to gauge staff satisfaction and identify areas for further improvement
  • Support recruitment processes to interview, onboard and integrate new staff into the team

Program Management
Actively engage in program management activities to ensure programs are implemented at the highest quality.

  • Oversight of finance, administration, donor compliance for the Zanzibar office.
  • Approve staff timesheets, advances and expenses for direct reports
  • Act as back-up for mobile money and bank payments for Zanzibar Program Manager
  • Ensure integrity of petty cash, mobile money account, and bank account together with Zanzibar Program Manager
  • Ensure compliance with D-tree and funder procedures and policies
  • Oversee the management of grants across the Zanzibar portfolio, including general administration, information management, and budget monitoring and compliance for DFID, UN agencies and private funding sources
  • Monitor and report on progress on all project objectives; ensure staff and partners are kept on track to achieve results
  • Develop presentations and lead communication with donors and partners for review meetings
  • Write work plans and annual reports for donors
  • In collaboration with the Zanzibar Government Advisor, develop and lead review meetings with the Ministry of Health and Local Government authorities
  • Work with the Zanzibar Program Manager to develop and oversee implementation of mixed methods program evaluations, including development of tools, oversight of data collection, and analysis.

Program Development

  • Work with the US-based global support team to design new projects and write proposals
  • Working with the Zanzibar Government Advisor and senior Zanzibar team leads, identify key health system challenges in Zanzibar, prioritize health areas of focus to address in current or future programs, and develop strategies that apply or expand upon D-tree’s areas of expertise to tackle the problems.
  • Continuously learn about evolving health priorities and health systems challenges, partners’ current work to address these challenges, and identify gaps
  • Work with team to develop innovative approaches to address these issues. If possible and relevant to current program goals, pilot strategies within programs or seek funding to test ideas.
  • Set and refine strategic direction of existing programs. Continuously refine program strategies, with a focus on health systems strengthening and building local capacity.
  • Work with the Zanzibar team to develop and adjust project strategies and work plans to consistently achieve high quality results. Empower local team to lead program implementation, while maintaining detailed knowledge of day-to-day program implementation status and strategy in order to oversee quality, help the team prioritize workload, and achieve results on time and within budget.
  • Develop monitoring, supervision, and evaluation frameworks

Strategic Partnership Building

  • Foster effective working relationships with the Government at all levels; help to articulate a vision for the potential of digital health and garner commitment and excitement over expanding digital health systems in Zanzibar.
  • Strategically engage with potential partners and/or funders and identify alignment between D-tree’s vision and donor and partner priorities to highlight new funding opportunities
  • Lead communication with in-country partners on a regular basis and during review meetings. Maintain and advance D-tree’s reputation as an active and reliable health partner in Zanzibar by sharing plans and results regularly and employing a collaborative approach with other partners.
  • Represent D-tree to senior government officials/personnel and with NGO partners, including the Zanzibar Development Partners Group
  • Present project highlights and results at meetings and forums/conferences

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NAFASI ZA KAZI-SNV Tanzania, Country Finance Manager

Country Finance Manager

  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV is a non-profit international development organisation established in the Netherlands in 1965. For over 50 years, SNV has been at the forefront of development, helping to build local capacity and empower local  families and communities to break the cycle of poverty. We are present on the ground in 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East and South America and operate in Agriculture & Food Security, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. Our 1,200+ advisors in the field come from a variety of cultural and technical backgrounds, and the vast majority are nationals of the countries where we work.

Job Description

The Country Finance Manager (CFM) will ensure that all financial data and reporting are within the Corporate financial guidelines and directions, donor requirements, accounting and reporting regulations aimed at timely, complete and up to date insight in the (financial) performance of the country and projects.

Finance Strategy for country:

  • Develop, seek approval and implement the Finance strategy for the country, taking into account country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines and donor regulations.
  • Contribute to development of the country strategy, management agreement and projects

Critique and contribute to development of global financial procedures and guidelines.

Management of Country Finance function:

  • Organise the Finance function in the country and manage the finance employees, activities and all aspects within the finance  team, in accordance with the approved plan, budget and relevant procedures, in order to realise the department’s objectives.
  • Monitor internal and donor requirements and oversee the development and implementation of updated work methods and procedures.

Participate in relevant (corporate) projects

Management Information:

  • Develop and provide financial Management Information statements and financial reports and analysis to relevant internal and external parties. Respond to requests regarding financial administration and data, in accordance with corporate procedure
  • Advice:
  • Act as source of expertise and business partner for management and Project Managers on issues concerning Financial Management, performance indicators and related legal issues.
  • As Financial Lead in, and in collaboration with the country proposal team, develop review and refine budgets within the approved threshold, in line with and compliant with corporate guidelines.
  • Ensure timely and proper project administration by Project Manager and Project Administrator(s) and support Project Manager in the set-up of project governance, administration and finance procedures, guided by the contract signed with the donor and compliant with SNV Project Management and Finance policies and guidelines, SNV corporate governance table and donor proceduresManagement and donor Reporting:
  • Present monthly the financial consolidated reports to Country Management. Signal and advise Country Director on issues regarding the financial status of projects and participate in the discussion with responsible project managers if project profitability gives reason to.
  • Report regularly on the overall country financial situation, using the corporate reporting formats and within the guidelines of the Global Support Unit Finance for management discussion.
  • Analyze and interpret financial performance, country/project trends, time registration versus planning and financial status of projects.
  • Support and give guidance to project managers and project administrators in providing accurate and timely financial data to SNV donors according to donor requirements.
  • In collaboration with Project Manager and Project Administrator, ensure proper financial and administrative closing of projects in line with donor and SNV guidelines.
  • Internal Control:
  • Conduct internal compliance and control assessments, identify and address risk areas, implement measures to minimize the risk of irregularities and coordinate audits, based on corporate compliance and audit procedures and in consultation with Business Planning and Control team, country management team and Project Managers.
  • Financial Planning and Control:
  • Lead the development, consolidation, forecasting and periodical review of the country and project budgets and funds.
  • Support budget holders in, and ensure compliance with internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of country operations and projects.
  • Contribute to ongoing efficiency improvement.
  • Ensure control, monitoring and execution of all financial related activities in the country.
  • Financial Accounting & Administration:
  • Execute all necessary financial accounting activities and checks, assuring complete and correct allocation of costs and time, and ensure that internal and external financial reporting complies with the relevant financial standards and regulations.
  • Ensure processing of accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure adherence to tax related requirements and compliance with local (tax) regulations, including corporate income tax, VAT, Sales Tax, Personal Income Tax if and where applicable.
  • Review receivables for doubtful debts and set up appropriate provisions.
  • Carry out reconciliation of administrations, manage the ledger accounts and manage the cash and liquidity levels.
  • Carry out credit management of all donor receivables and ensure that credit due to SNV is pre-financed and invoices issued to donors are settled on time and in full.
  • Ensure compliance of LSP financial transactions with ICF and all payments are substantiated with invoices, purchase orders and satisfactory evidence of work completion.
  • Ensure proper registration, documentation and archiving of relevant financial documents.


Well-seasoned financial professional, with strong experience in Finance and full understanding of the core finance, business processes and accounting. Acts as discussion partner on country level for financial matters.

·       Conceptual working and thinking level with several years of experience in finance;

·       OR Higher vocational working & thinking level with many years of experience in finance;

·       Practical & applied knowledge level;

·       Well grounded, well-seasoned financial professional, with full understanding of the core processes;

·       Academic qualification- MBA or MSc. or Bachelor degree in Finance or professional Accounting qualification.

Additional Information

Terms of Appointment

This is a full-time national position, Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive secondary benefit package.

submit your Cover Letter, CV and Salary History on or before 9th August 2019. if you wish to be considered for this position. All information will be in the strictest confidence.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted