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Job Opportunity at Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB), Driver

Driver
Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited (TADB) is a Government Institution established under the Companies Act, 2002 and licensed under the provisions of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act No 5 of 2006 and the Banking and Financial Institutions (Development Finance) Regulations, 2012. The bank was established for the following purposes, among others:

To catalyze credit delivery to the agricultural sector and thereby accelerate agricultural development and overall economic growth;

To become an apex agricultural financing bank and an important player in the implementation of the Government’s development vision, policies and programmes, including but not limited to the Tanzania Development Vision 2015, Agricultural Sector Development Programme, Kilimo Kwanza Initiative, Second-Generation Financial Sector Reforms as well as in the furtherance of the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty for Mainland Tanzania (MKUKUTA), and Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUZA).
TADB is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies:

Overview
Department: ; HUMAN CAPITAL & ADMINISTRATION
Category: ; Driver
Type: ; Full-Time
Posted: ; 10/03/2019

Requirements
Highest Education: ; Minimum Education Secondary Education
Degree title:
Gender: ; Does not matter
Experience: ; Minimum Experience 2 Year

NATURE AND SCOPE:

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Human Capital and Administration. He/She will be responsible for driving the Bank’s motor vehicles and ensure that they are properly handled.

;DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drive and maintain the Bank’s motor vehicles;

Keep custody of the service schedule to ensure that the vehicle assigned to him/her is maintained, serviced regularly and kept clean;

Carry out regular inspection of the vehicle, rectify minor defects and report promptly any detected fault or defect on the motor vehicle;

Verify repairs undertaken on the vehicle;

Maintain car log book and record all movements accurately and timely;

Ensure that the security of the vehicle is safeguarded all the times;

Perform any other duties related to the position as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Certificate of Secondary Education;

Ability to communicate in English and Kiswahili;

Valid Class C driving license;

Trade Test or Mechanics Certificate from a recognized institution.

At least two years relevant work experience in a reputable institution.

Possession of executive driving experience will be an added advantage

Application Deadline: ; 18 ; October, 2019

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Job Opportunity at CBE, Tutorial Assistant (Business Administration)

Job Opportunity at CBE, Tutorial Assistant (Business Administration)

TUTORIAL ASSISTANT (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) – 1 POST

Employer: College of Business Education (CBE)
Date Published: 2019-10-04
Application Deadline: 2019-10-18

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.Teaches up to NTA Level 6 (Ordinary Diploma);

ii.Assists in conducting tutorial and practical exercises for students under close supervision;

iii.Prepares learning resources for tutorial exercises;

iv.Assists in conducting research under close supervision;

v.Carries out consultancy under close supervision; and

vi.Performs any other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor degree either in Accounting and Finance, Banking and Finance or Accounting with a GPA of 3.8 and above.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale Attractive remuneration package in

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Job Opportunity at CRDB Bank, Senior​ Treasury Manager, Fixed Income

Senior​ Treasury Manager, Fixed Income ; ;

CRDB Bank PLC is looking for suitable person to fill a vacant position of Senior​ Treasury Manager, Fixed Income ​in the Department of Treasury at the Head Office, in Dar es Salaam​.

Job Purpose:

Chief Dealer Fixed Income is responsible to develop securities trading strategies that ensure

Fixed Income portfolio runs optimally for profit maximization and risk management. Responsible to deepen the Bank’s Securities Portfolio across local and regional economies and increase the bank’s dealing lines with local & International counterparts to ensure that the securities trading volumes are adequately expanded.

Key responsibilities:

1.0: General Management:

Analyzing the market activities in the primary and secondary market and advise the management on the action to be taken to minimize the risk of loss and produce the best yield of investment.
To determine the bonds value for payouts dates, rates and purchase in the best interest of the organization.
To prepare the reports which provide background on historical performance of bonds and future trend and the recommended actions.
Performing stress tests and simulations on existing and proposed portfolio.
Participating in business forums and meetings to contribute ideas and recommendations on new developments.
To develop and create analytical tools which provides dynamic relative value and macro focused on the industry risk analysis and returns.
Identify short and longer term opportunities based on relative analysis, macro fundamentals and volatility of interest rate and currency
Provide industry leading risk -adjusted return on deployed capital
Review and develop an annual business plan for bond trading to contribute to the overall to ensure that plans are developed and implemented in line with clear business objectives and goals that support the overall Bank strategy.
Develop appropriate hedge strategies for the trading portfolio in order to manage appropriate balance sheet structure, minimize risks and adherence with limits
Review and contribute to the designing of new products and enhancement of Investment and Interest Rate Risk policy and procedures in line with changing business needs.
Review, develop, monitor and control the budget for the unit and monitor the budget of the department to ensure budgets are aligned with the business plan and expenses are controlled within agreed limits.

2.0: Key Responsibilities:

Market Knowledge (Financial Markets and Economic Fundamentals):

Self-development by way of on the job training and keeping up to date with market practices.
Need to keep up to date with markets-moving local, regional and global economic and political developments.
In-depth knowledge of Dealing Systems and Information platforms.
Up to date knowledge of Global Markets products especially Fixed Income products.

Managing and Trading Interest Rate Risk:

Actively invest/deploy funds in fixed income products as per approved risk mandate.
Anticipate and be alert to market events and changes in relation to long term interest rate risk with the view of positioning of the Fixed Income book to benefit from interest rate movements.
Proactively make market for government securities in the secondary market follow all the procedures and processes relating to it.
Provide back up on the money market dealing side, when required.
Ensure all trading limits relating to Fixed Income are not exceeded at any one time.
Ensure compliance with set regulatory guidelines or limits.
Daily prepare the Fixed Income yield curve and circulate the same to the Global Markets team.
Update the Global Markets team and senior management on a real time basis on developments in the Fixed Income.

Client interface/sales (Deal execution, relationships, client margins):

Pro-active client engagement and awareness of all major clients’ current and anticipated future interest in fixed income needs.
Provide excellent service quality to external customers and internal customers.
Maintain/ Grow relationships with key stakeholders such as Central Bank, Debt Office, Ministry of Finance, Pension sector players, Brokers, CMSA, DSE etc.

ALCO/Treasury Management Committee:

Be aware of strategic ALCO objectives with respect to interest and liquidity risk management.
Execute TMC directive trades for efficient portfolio management.
Provide insight or views on interest rates development/ outlook.

3.0: Key Competencies:

Business, Technical & Systems Skills

Macro Economics & Current Economic Trends
Fixed Income products & technical Analysis
Trading Skills
Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg

Attributes:

Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Market Intelligence skills.
Must possess strong sales, business development and negotiations skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in an agile environment.
Solid business acumen and results oriented.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor & Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or a related field
Professional Qualification (ACI/CPA/CIMA/CFA)
7 years of progressive experience in Treasury with at least 4 years as a Dealer in a bank.
In-depth knowledge of market competitive structure, industry practices and regulations for Fixed Income products.

Remuneration:

CRDB BANK PLC offers competitive remuneration and benefits. Successful candidate will receive attractive and competitive package commensurate with the demands of the position.

Mode of Application & Closing Date

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit an Application Letter accompanied with copies of academic transcripts, certificates and with a detailed up to date CV with two work related referees addressed to the Director of Human Resources to reach him not later than ​10​th​ October 2019.

Director of Human Resources

CRDB Bank Limited

P.O. Box 268

DAR ES SALAAM

Tel: 022-2117441/7

Email: ;career.career@crdbbank.com

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2020/2021 at the University of Edinburgh (Fully-funded)

Deadline: November 29, 2019

Applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2020/2021 at the University of Edinburgh are now open. The Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh will provide postgraduate scholarships to students from Africa with great academic and leadership potential but few educational opportunities.

Ten (10) scholarships are available for the 2020/2021 academic year. On top of financial support, Scholars will participate in activities as part of the wider Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh including work-based placements, mentorship, and other activities during the academic year.
Scholarships are available for the following postgraduate programs:

  • MSc Africa and International Development
  • MSc Environment and Development
  • MSc Global Health Policy
  • LLM Human Rights
  • MA Design for Change
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Systems
  • MSc Carbon Finance
  • MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Scholarship
The scholarship will cover the full tuition fees and expenses for accommodation and maintenance.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must want to apply for one of the eligible courses listed above;
  • Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the degree of their choice;
  • Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country;
  • Applicants should not have completed a postgraduate degree previously;
  • Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and;
  • Applicants are able to present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere.

Application

  • If the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is the only scholarship you are interested in applying for at the University of Edinburgh, please apply for the Scholarship only. If you are also applying for other scholarships in the University of Edinburgh, please apply directly for the degree programme of your choice.
  • Click here to apply
  • For more information, visit Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.

Job Opportunity at MEDA Tanzania, Grants Officer

Position: Grants Officer
Location: Dar es salaam

Job Summary
The Grants Officer will support the Project staff in the implementation of several grant lines administered by the Project, including grants to 28 SMEs, so called Lead Firms (LF), grants to Small Entrepreneurs (SE) Alliances, grants to SMEs for innovation projects, and grants in form of small subsidies for individual SEs. The Grants Officer must be able to apply existing monitoring and control tools to track funds allocation, ensure efficient funds disbursement (after reconciliation), advise managers on issues, inspect facilities of grantees and provide comprehensive reports. The Grants Office will work closely with the County Finance Manager in ensuring transparent, efficient and effective grants implementation.

By applying a rigid financial control approach, the Officer will ensure that Grantees understand financial management pertaining to the grant awarded, develop and compile financial reports as per schedule and contract terms and exercise a transparent and honest management of the grants funds (as per contract’s terms and conditions). The Grants Officer reports to the Country Finance Manager.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Executive level
Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description
Key Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Grant Contract management
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify documentation of the contracting procedures (ensure number of copies for all respective authorities; file contract; update step in the pipeline monitoring tools)
  • Ensure documentation relating the grant is filed appropriately both hard copies and electronically.
  • Maintain asset register for all assets bought by the grantees
  • Monitor contract files and keep it updated weekly (or daily if requested by management or donor)
  • For the awarded grants: verification of funding requests from grantees and ensuring that disbursements are made on a timely basis.
  • Develop amendments to the grants contract and ensure their endorsement from required authorities.

Grants financial management and control

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of grant allocation schedules including matching funds leveraged by grantees.
  • Logging all financial disbursements to grantees.
  • Bookkeeping and maintenance of the grant fund financial records including cash books, ledgers and bank reconciliations and supporting documentation for all grant payments
  • Drawing up disbursement schedules and cash flow forecasts on monthly basis
  • Requesting progress reports (technical and financial) from grantees and availing the necessary templates for their completion.
  • Doing reconciliations for all Lead Firms, BDS providers, Alliances and Innovation Grantees and submit reports to management for further approval processes.
  • Support Country Finance Manager during the audits and provide sufficient information for the grant fund audits
  • Provide capacity building in all financial related matters to contracted partners (LFs, Innovation, Alliances & BDS)
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager on a needs basis

Grants Monitoring

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Verifying the Matching component as highlighted in the contract
  • Follow up on reports not submitted as per due date by the grantees.
  • Provide comments to the Country Finance Manager and Country Director to aid their review of the grantees progress reports.
  • Provide feedback to program staff, including Regional Operational Managers (ROM) after the review process has been completed for each of the grantees.
  • Follow up with Grantees on feedback and recommendations resulted from reports, visits or management analysis of grants process. Ensure issues raised have been addressed by the grantee.
  • Reviewing partners contract amendments to ensure timely review at HQ

Grantees Closure

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Doing financial analysis of partners for assessing financial health before contract closure
  • Conducting exit evaluation meetings with operations staff and preparation of report for findings and recommendations
  • Playing a supportive role in providing capacity building to partners on post-contract financial management trainings.

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting.
  • Two years’ experience in investment/value chain finance, bank lending or microfinance.
  • Experience in value chain development, enterprise development, financial product design, alternate financial solutions,
  • Experience in establishing and cultivating successful institutional partnerships with a range of institutional types and levels of commercial enterprises.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Kiswahili, including report writing

Desired:

  • Experience in business finance to small growing business and small enterprises, value chain finance, agricultural finance and/or agricultural markets
  • Experience in the provision of business development services oriented toward finance
  • Experience in training, mentoring and institutional capacity building
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Kiswahili, including report writing
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Excel and Word and Access.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
To apply, please send (1) your current Curriculum Vitae, (2) at least three references with current e-mail and telephone contacts, (and (3) a cover letter describing your interest in the position.
Send your application to Human Resources at the following: Email : hrtz@meda.org

Application Deadline: 7th October, 2019 – this is a national position. Women are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

NAFASI ZA KAZI IFES Tanzania, Finance and Administration Officer

Finance and Administration Officer

ABOUT IFES

IFES is an international, nonprofit organization that supports the building of democratic societies and primarily works in the areas of democratic governance and Electoral Management Body support. IFES promotes democratic stability by providing technical assistance and applying field-based research to the electoral cycle in countries around the world to enhance citizen participation and strengthen civil societies, governance and transparency. Founded in 1987 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, IFES has developed and implemented comprehensive, collaborative democracy solutions in more than 145 countries.

IFES is registered in Tanzania as an International Non-Government Organization and is working as part of the USAID-funded Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) Project together with two other democratic governance partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The Finance and Administration Officer is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the project’s compliance with IFES, USAID and Government of Tanzania’s policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Overseeing and/or undertaking all aspects of financial management, procurement, human resource management and administration. This includes systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting, including sub-award budgets and financial reports
  • Preparing monthly Field Expense Reports and Cash Request Forms,
  • Preparing finance vouchers with proper supporting documentation and manage entries in IFES-Tanzania’s Quickbooks accounts
  • Managing all field office procurement and expenditures, and ensure they are in accordance with applicable USAID and IFES policies and regulations
  • Providing overall administration and logistic support for IFES-supported activities, the IFES Tanzania office, and international staff and consultants
  • Maintaining an inventory of IFES equipment
  • Liaising between IFES’ headquarters and the field office as necessary on applicable matters
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to activities such as events, workshops and trainings

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 4 years experience providing financial, procurement, human resources management and administrative support with an International or a Tanzanian Non-Government Organization, or similar organization
  • Sound communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a small team
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Swahili required
  • Prior experience with implementing USAID or other donor funded programs is an advantage
  • Relevant computer software skills and familiarity with accounting software including, at a minimum, demonstrated experience using Quickbooks and the standard applications in MS Office
  • Sound interpersonal skills and experience establishing and maintaining good relationships with a wide variety of professionals and organizations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The application deadline is 5.00 pm on 15 October 2019. Intending applicants should note that only those who meet the Qualifications and Experience Criteria will be shortlisted and contacted. Only Tanzanian citizens will be considered. We encourage gender equity and diversity in our staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin

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Job Opportunity at JTI, Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Position Identification

Position Label Procurement Manager

Location Dar es Salaam

Function Finance

Work Group (estimate) 3

Supervisor Position Finance Director

POSITION PURPOSE

The incumbent is responsible for managing procurement activities for the within own cluster in additional to supporting the local organization with other strategic procurement activities. Works in close collaboration with global category leads and local management for all other strategic sourcing and contracting initiatives. As well as effective management of local supplier relations. Contributes to the development of assigned categories and implements the right procurement strategy in close collaboration with business partners within own cluster. Secures the supply of goods and services required by the organization to the specified quality, service and cost criteria through the implementation of harmonized and consistent sourcing strategies . Critical success factors encompass implementation of global category strategies within the cluster. Business partnership mindset is a must.

Position Dimensions

Budget / KPIs

Negotiations effect, Cost Reduction Savings, Cost Avoidance

Nr of direct & indirect reports

tbc

Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required

Education

BA in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or equivalent

Work Experience

4 years managerial experience in Procurement

Functional Skills

Strategic thinking, effective Negotiations, Communication, Interpersonal, Financial analysis, Leadership, Business environment knowledge, Management of internal and external parties, Decision making, identifying and applying efficiencies.

MS Office tools and SAP

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Category Managment Strategy The incumbent is responsible for procurement activities of the relevant business categories within own cluster. Rolls-out appropriate strategies setforth by the Global Category Leads, provides sound direction for appointed categories and ensures close collaboration with all cluster stakeholers. Works in close collaboration with Global Category Leads/Procurement Cluster Lead to ensure global startegy considers local requirements and that suppliers’ list is managed in the most efficient & effective manner for the cluster.
  • Suppliers’ Management Identifies and manages regional/local suppliers’ pool. Negotiates strategic contracts and ensures optimum and sustainable supply conditions. Recommends timely strategic decisions where relevant to prevent procurement inefficiencies. Ensures sustainability of supply and effective supplier relationship management throughout the supply chain. Demonstrates ability to challenge status quo, proposes and runs projects that will add value to both Procurement and business functions. Provides necessary support to Global or Regional procurement teams for implementation. Supports Global Category Leads to build Innovation & Sustainability strategy with Global suppliers and promotes any ideas that could represent a competitive advantage for JTI.
  • KPIs & Targets Achieves set Procurement negotiation targets and KPIs. Plans and delivers Savings targets. Develops and recommends strategic sourcing plan/decisions. Leads and /or supports supplier bidding processes in close cooperation with respective business partners to ensure best combination of quality, cost and service parameters / conditions for products and services are attained. Drives strategy implementation at local and cluster level for assigned categories and monitors performance. Ensures corrective actions are taken when required.
  • Business Partnership Focuses on demonstrating value of Business Partnership, by developing a customer-oriented approach. Aligns strategy with key business partners and ensures it meets Business’ priorities. Establishes alignment and effective communication among procurement organization, business partners and suppliers. Takes preventive actions to avoid supply issues and resolves problems in due time. Assumes responsibilities for additional projects, tasks as assigned by his/her superior and reflect core behaviors in all aspects of work.
  • Market Intelligence Shares Category intelligence, identifies trends and opportunities. Applies best practices in procurement process management by utilizing latest models and takes necessary actions for areas of improvement. Conducts supply risk assessments, builds contingency plans, finds alternative ideas, solutions in securing best conditions for the company including extensive market research and proactive sourcing of innovative suppliers. Ensure that purchasing documents are filed appropriately and in an auditable state. Continuous process improvement in operations, decrease order turnaround times and streamline work processes.
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure working environment in line with 5S3R and EHS requirements and perform any other tasks given by Management

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Job Opportunity at World Bank, Economist

Economist

Job #: req4276
Organization: World Bank
Sector: Economics
Grade: GF
Term Duration: 2 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s):

Description

THE WORLD BANK GROUP

Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org.

Global practice for macroeconomics, trade, and investment

The Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (MTI) Global Practice leads the World Bank Group’s dialogue and engagement with clients in macroeconomics, fiscal policy, trade, competition and investment. MTI links the macroeconomic dialogue with programs focused on expanding the role of the private sector in economic development. In our day-to-day engagement with countries, we support Ministries of Finance, Trade, Economy and Production in their pursuit of reform agendas conducive to strengthening inclusive growth led by the private sector.

https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/unit/mti-gp

Duties and Accountabilities:
We are looking for a local Economist to work on Tanzania, based in Dar Es Salaam! You will be a core team member of the MTI East Africa team and will report to the Practice Manager (EA1M1). In the day to day work you will lead and contribute mostly to the Tanzania MTI work program. Responsibilities include monitoring and assessment of macroeconomic developments in Tanzania and will also assist in the preparation and supervision of MTI’s work program in Tanzania. You will work closely with the Senior Economist and Lead Economist for Tanzania.

  • Monitor developments in the economy, research and analyze the country’s economic, financial and sector issues;
  • Maintain macroeconomic database and regularly prepare updated medium-term macroeconomic projections. Use/run economic/financial models and toolkits using existing software packages, or Bank’s own models;
  • Collect and analyze data as well as participate in exchange of information with Government, private sector officials and other international financial institutions and maintain the Live Data Base (LDB);
  • Contribute to the design, preparation and implementation of budget support and lending operations in Tanzania;
  • Assist in the design, preparation and dissemination of analytical economic work and reporting on Tanzania, including country economic updates, Country Economic Memorandum, Public Expenditure Reviews; and coordinate the preparation of the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA);
  • Prepare briefs and analytical notes, and contribute to the writing of sections in analytical reports, in particular for the annual Tanzania Economic Updates Support the Country Management Unit (CMU) in the implementation of the World Bank’s Tanzania program
  • Engage in policy dialogue with government of Tanzania in coordination with the Senior and Lead Economists;
  • Develop and maintain active engagement with other development partners and local think tanks and researchers.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Economics with at least 5 years of relevant work experience or PhD (PhD is preferred and counts as 3 years’ work experience).
  • Technical Proficiency: Skills and experience in working on economic policy issues and data analysis. Strong conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills in these areas.
  • Communication and Team Skills: High level of personal and professional integrity. Self-starter. Strong ability to function well in a multi- cultural environment and working in teams.
  • Results-oriented personality with proven problem-solving skills, and strong communication skills.
  • Computer Skills: Familiarity with econometric software such as E-Views, STATA or other statistical packages and MS Office programs, including Excel, is essential.

Poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. This is why we continually search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Closing Date: 10/8/2019 (11:59pm UTC)

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Nafasi za kazi JUMIA Tanzania, Head Finance Operations

Job Title: Head Finance Operations – Jumia (Full time) – Tanzania

Location Tanzania
Department Finance – Finance Operations – Accounting
Experience 5+ years
City Dar es Salaam
Country Tanzania

Jumia Group Intro
Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

Main Responsibility

  • Build, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key strategic business decision
  • Lead settlements and clearance of financial transactions
  • Effectively partner with finance partners to design user-friendly reports to meet the needs of the business and enable greater business insight and more effective analysis and decision support
  • Work with Ops vendors to ensure timely execution and accurate reporting
  • Set up risk management policies, procedures and parameters; responsible for staff training and communication; audit on a regular basis to ensure compliance
  • Develop relationships with management to gain a deep understanding of the business and identify opportunities to influence business decisions
  • Lead the implementation of new finance related projects
  • Oversee effective reconciliation of partner balance between Operations systems and Accounting systems
  • Design new processes and controls for growing business activities
  • Develop and execute financial planning processes for expense areas

Required Skills and Qualification

  • B.Com in Accounting, Finance, B.Sc (Economics) or a related field
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, managing finance, accounting and operational processes
  • Proven ability to influence finance and non-finance teams through a mixed set of finance skills (commercial finance, accounting, FP&A, audit, operations)
  • Must have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; with the ability to work with cross functional teams and senior management
  • Experience of analyzing large volumes of data
  • Expertise in PowerPivot & Advanced Excel
  • Ability to communicate data-based decisions to individual contributors as well as leadership. You can articulate clearly and defend your decision-making processes.

We offer:
A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
An unparalleded personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds
It is Level C.1 Role where applicant has to manage team members under him on day to day basis.
Competative salary package is awarded for the suitable candidate.

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Nafasi za kazi JUMIA Tanzania, Head Finance Operations

Job Title: Head Finance Operations – Jumia (Full time) – Tanzania

Location Tanzania
Department Finance – Finance Operations – Accounting
Experience 5+ years
City Dar es Salaam
Country Tanzania

Jumia Group Intro
Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

Main Responsibility

  • Build, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key strategic business decision
  • Lead settlements and clearance of financial transactions
  • Effectively partner with finance partners to design user-friendly reports to meet the needs of the business and enable greater business insight and more effective analysis and decision support
  • Work with Ops vendors to ensure timely execution and accurate reporting
  • Set up risk management policies, procedures and parameters; responsible for staff training and communication; audit on a regular basis to ensure compliance
  • Develop relationships with management to gain a deep understanding of the business and identify opportunities to influence business decisions
  • Lead the implementation of new finance related projects
  • Oversee effective reconciliation of partner balance between Operations systems and Accounting systems
  • Design new processes and controls for growing business activities
  • Develop and execute financial planning processes for expense areas

Required Skills and Qualification

  • B.Com in Accounting, Finance, B.Sc (Economics) or a related field
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, managing finance, accounting and operational processes
  • Proven ability to influence finance and non-finance teams through a mixed set of finance skills (commercial finance, accounting, FP&A, audit, operations)
  • Must have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; with the ability to work with cross functional teams and senior management
  • Experience of analyzing large volumes of data
  • Expertise in PowerPivot & Advanced Excel
  • Ability to communicate data-based decisions to individual contributors as well as leadership. You can articulate clearly and defend your decision-making processes.

We offer:
A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
An unparalleded personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds
It is Level C.1 Role where applicant has to manage team members under him on day to day basis.
Competative salary package is awarded for the suitable candidate.

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