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3rd Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa

Deadline: 7 October 2019

The African Union/International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is seeking applications for its Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa.
This year, the 3rd batch of the Workshop will take place in Accra, Ghana from 26 to 29 November 2019 under the theme: “Young Women’s Leadership to Advance Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa”.
The African Union – International Centre for the Education of Girls and Women in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is a specialized institution of the African Union since 2004, dealing with women and girls’ education following Decision Assembly/AU/DEC.44 (III). The centre is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

AU/CIEFFA has been established under the Department of Human Resources Science and Technology at the African Union Commission to coordinate the promotion of girls and women’s education in Africa, with a view of achieving their economic, social and cultural empowerment.

Objectives

This 3rd Capacity Building workshop for African Youth will put special emphasis on specific objectives including the following:

  • To inform and sensitize the youth on the state-of play of issue pertaining to girls’ and women’s education in the continent despite various efforts made by African countries.
  • To understand the obstacles and barrier hindering girls to access and stay at school until she complete her higher education in order to address girls and women’s Education.
  • To deepen their knowledge on gender stereotyping in studying and job sector usually affected more by boys and men such as the STEM, ICT, TVET Male-dominated jobs.
  • To equip them with some advocacy tools such as the leadership, entrepreneurship, negotiation, public speaking as efficient weapons to facilitate their work within the community as girls ‘education’s Champions.
  • To build a strong network of African young women and men sharing the same vision to change mindset on gender equality and equity in the educational system by 2063.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The workshop aims to bring together young women and men who will be representatives of the 5 regions of Africa. The participants will be selected through a call for applications open to all based on the selection criteria as follows:
  • Young African (women and men) aged 21 to 35 year old;
  • Young girls and men with educational/professional background or interest sector/field or in any other relevant field.

How to Apply

Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarships 2020 for Low and Middle Income countries (Fully-funded)

Deadline: November 6, 2019
Applications are open for the Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarships 2020. The Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  • Science and technology for development
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  • Access, inclusion and opportunity

Scholarship Value
Each scholarship provides

  • Approved airfare from your country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed)
  • Approved tuition fees
  • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,110 per month, or £1,362 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels)
  • Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
  • Study travel grant toward the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
  • If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £476 per month for the first child, and £117 per month for the second child and the third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels)

Eligibility
To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an Eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be registered for a PhD at a university in an eligible Commonwealth country by the time your scholarship is confirmed (September 2020)
  • Ensure that an institutional or departmental link exists between your home university and your proposed UK university. This link must be greater than simply a collaboration between individuals.
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • By October 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

Eligible Countries
Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Dominica, Eswatini, Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho,Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tanzania,Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Selection Process
Eligible applications will be considered in line with the CSC’s Split-site Scholarships Selection Criteria, including by the CSC selection committee in competition with other candidates.

Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:

  • Academic merit of the candidate
  • Quality of the research proposal
  • Potential impact on the development of the candidate’s home country

Application

  • Your application must include the following supporting documentation:
  • Proof of citizenship or refugee status: copy of your valid passport (or national ID card) showing your photograph, date of birth, and country of citizenship or refugee status– uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications including to-date transcripts for any qualifications you are currently studying (with certified translations if not in English) – uploaded to the online application system
  • Supporting statement from your supervisor at your home country university, including details of current institutional links, submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Supporting statement from your proposed supervisor at a UK university, including details of current institutional links, submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Reference from at least one other individual – submitted directly by the referee to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)
  • Click here to apply
  • For more information, visit Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarships.

NAFASI ZA KAZI-African Underground Mining Services (AUMS), Auto Electrician

Overview
African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso) Established in 2007, we have spent over 11 years building a strong reputation for being a safe and high performing underground mining services contractor. We are driven by the continued success at our operations and exceeding our client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

AUMS is a joint venture of recently merged Australian Mining Contractors Barminco Ltd and Ausdrill Ltd making the business the second largest Mining Services provider in Australia.
The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success, and we are looking for talented people to join our business. We seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients.

In return, we provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects in Australia and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position below:

Position: Auto Electrician

Job Summary
-Responsible for the procurement of goods & services, expediting overdue orders, coordination of internal deliveries, accurate data entry, assisting with resolving invoicing and order queries. -This position is responsible for all preventative, scheduled and breakdown maintenance on underground mobile equipment and vehicles (light vehicles and heavy mobile equipment), drills and electrical  fault and failure diagnostics as guided by your immediate supervisor and trainer.

Minimum Qualification: Certificate
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 1 year

 Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Complies with all HS&E policies, procedures and instructions. This includes the correct  use of safety devices and protective equipment, prompt reporting of any hazardous  situations, which they cannot themselves correct, making the necessary changes to  eliminate or control the hazard and reporting immediately any accident or injury which  arises in the course of their work.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures that are displayed and amended from  time to time.
  • Takes reasonable care for their own safety and that of other persons who may be affected  by their acts.
  • Performs pre-start checks and SWICs.
  • Ensuring inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use.
  • Ensures that all tools are serviceable and safe.
  • Must Work to minimise equipment downtime and maximise productivity.
  • Must carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the  areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures.
  • Maintains a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Liaises with the underground shift supervisor to:
  • Ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Advise when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to  service

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong background working with underground mining equipment.
  • Able to operate all types of hand tools.
  • Understanding maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Previous experience in Vehicle Air Conditioning systems.
  • Ability to analyse equipment failure and use equipment diagnostics tools.
  • Auto electrical experience on 4WD vehicles.
  • Heavy equipment electrical experience.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • Willingness to learn and gain further experience on mobile equipment.
  • Recognised trade qualification as an Auto Electrician.
  • Basic First Aid Knowledge
  • Above average numeracy and verbal/written English
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to AUMS Operations Team,  we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment.
Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter via email  recruitment@aumsgh.com

Application letters should reach the above on or before 10th September 2019, 18hr00.

New Job Vacancies at African Underground Mining Services (AUMS

Overview
African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso) Established in 2007, we have spent over 11 years building a strong reputation for being a safe and high performing underground mining services contractor. We are driven by the continued success at our operations and exceeding our client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

AUMS is a joint venture of recently merged Australian Mining Contractors Barminco Ltd and Ausdrill Ltd making the business the second largest Mining Services provider in Australia.
The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success, and we are looking for talented people to join our business. We seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients.

In return, we provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects in Australia and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position below:

Position: Auto Electrician

Job Summary

-Responsible for the procurement of goods & services, expediting overdue orders, coordination of internal deliveries, accurate data entry, assisting with resolving invoicing and order queries. -This position is responsible for all preventative, scheduled and breakdown maintenance on underground mobile equipment and vehicles (light vehicles and heavy mobile equipment), drills and electrical fault and failure diagnostics as guided by your immediate supervisor and trainer.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with all HS&E policies, procedures and instructions. This includes the correct use of safety devices and protective equipment, prompt reporting of any hazardous situations, which they cannot themselves correct, making the necessary changes to eliminate or control the hazard and reporting immediately any accident or injury which arises in the course of their work.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures that are displayed and amended from time to time.
  • Takes reasonable care for their own safety and that of other persons who may be affected by their acts.
  • Performs pre-start checks and SWICs.
  • Ensuring inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use.
  • Ensures that all tools are serviceable and safe.
  • Must Work to minimise equipment downtime and maximise productivity.
  • Must carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures.
  • Maintains a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Liaises with the underground shift supervisor to:
  • Ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Advise when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to service

Essential Requirements:
  • Strong background working with underground mining equipment.
  • Able to operate all types of hand tools.
  • Understanding maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Previous experience in Vehicle Air Conditioning systems.
  • Ability to analyse equipment failure and use equipment diagnostics tools.
  • Auto electrical experience on 4WD vehicles.
  • Heavy equipment electrical experience.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • Willingness to learn and gain further experience on mobile equipment.
  • Recognised trade qualification as an Auto Electrician.
  • Basic First Aid Knowledge
  • Above average numeracy and verbal/written English
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to AUMS Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

How to Apply?

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment.
Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter via email recruitment@aumsgh.com
Application letters should reach the above on or before 10th September 2019, 18hr00.
BEWARE OF CONMEN
! AUMS (T) Limited does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately by calling +255 682 660 123 or+255 682 660 2S6 or+255 682 660 893.

NAFASI YA KAZI-Bank of Africa (BOA) Limited, Senior Claims Officer

Overview
BANK OF AFRICA – TANZANIA is part of the GROUP BANK OF AFRICA, which now operates through a network of commercial banks in 18 counties namely; Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote d’ivoire, Djibouti, DRC, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda. The GROUP BANK OF AFRICA has its’ headquarters in Dakar, Senegal with a strong network of more than 500 dedicated operating and service support offices. Since 2010, the BANK OF AFRICA Group has been majority-owned by BMCE Bank, the second largest private bank in Morocco. BMCE Bank brings strong strategic and operational support to the BANK OF AFRICA Group, as well as direct access to the international market as a result of its presence in Europe and Asia.

The Bank began operations in Tanzania in June 2007 after acquiring Euroafrican Bank which had been operating in Tanzania since September 1995. The idea of the founders of BANK OF AFRICA was to create a truly unique, profitable PAN-AFRICAN bank that embodies the essence of many of our founding fathers on the continent. At the time of acquisition, the Bank had 3 branches. Currently the Bank here in Tanzania has a network of 27 branches; 13 in Dar es Salaam, 13 upcountry and 1 Business Center in Dar es Salaam.

At the time in 2007 when Bank of Africa acquired Euroafrican Bank, that Bank was a struggling Bank. But with good products, effective products, efficient management and the support of the Government as well as the enabling environment, profits have increased year on year. For example, in 2011 profits were TZS 1.6 billion. This increased TZS 3.4 billion in 2012, then to 5 billion and as at 2015 over TZS 7 billion. In 2017 profit were TZS 3.1 billion.

Position: Senior Claims Officer

Location: Dar es Salaam, TZ
Employer: BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED
Posted: 17th August, 2019

Job Summary:
Oversight and direction for Africa Healthcare Network Tanzania’s authorization, billing, and accounts receivable activities.

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BOA Bank Tanzania Jobs – Senior Claims Officer

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Overview
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BANK OF AFRICA – TANZANIA is part of the GROUP BANK OF AFRICA, which now operates
through a network of commercial banks in 18 counties namely; Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote d’ivoire, Djibouti, DRC, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda. The GROUP BANK OF AFRICA has its’ headquarters in Dakar, Senegal with a strong network of more than 500 dedicated operating and service support offices. Since 2010, the BANK OF AFRICA Group has been majority-owned by BMCE Bank, the second largest private bank in Morocco. BMCE Bank brings strong strategic and operational support to the BANK OF AFRICA Group, as well as direct access to the international market as a result of its presence in Europe and Asia.


The Bank began operations in Tanzania in June 2007 after acquiring Euroafrican Bank which had been operating in Tanzania since September 1995. The idea of the founders of BANK OF AFRICA was to create a truly unique, profitable PAN-AFRICAN bank that embodies the essence of many of our founding fathers on the continent. At the time of acquisition, the Bank had 3 branches. Currently the Bank here in Tanzania has a network of 27 branches; 13 in Dar es Salaam, 13 upcountry and 1 Business Center in Dar es Salaam.

At the time in 2007 when Bank of Africa acquired Euroafrican Bank, that Bank was a struggling Bank. But with good products, effective products, efficient management and the support of the Government as well as the enabling environment, profits have increased year on year. For example, in 2011 profits were TZS 1.6 billion. This increased TZS 3.4 billion in 2012, then to 5 billion and as at 2015 over TZS 7 billion. In 2017 profit were TZS 3.1 billion.

Position: Senior Claims Officer

Location: Dar es Salaam, TZ
Employer: BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED
Posted: 17th August, 2019

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link

Job Summary:
Oversight and direction for Africa Healthcare Network Tanzania’s authorization, billing, and accounts receivable activities.
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Call for Abstracts: UNESCO Regional Conference 2019 in Accra, Ghana (Funding available)

Deadline: August 23, 2019

UNESCO is opening a call for abstracts in preparation of a Regional Conference on the theme: Governance of Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development and Peaceful Coexistence in Africa, to be held in Accra Ghana, from October 10-12, 2019.
This conference aims to provide a platform for knowledge production and experience sharing on the governance of diversity, notably cultural diversity, and exploring how best to improve both the existing scholarship and academic work in this area to nurture more effectively policy environment, practices and programmes for grounding peaceful and sustainable inclusive societies. In addition, it is about identifying and sharing of existing good practices worth leveraging on, as well as appropriate review mechanism that could be useful to monitor and inspire a more systemic approach to monitor countries efforts to lay the foundations for peaceful co-existence, unity in diversity.

The conference is proposed to take place over three days. Upon reception of abstracts, a Committee will analyze, select and suggest an agenda that will include a keynote to address in a broader sense the theme, and shed more light on the discussions that will be organized within plenary panels and sessions. Each session will comprise panelists with diverse background including, but not limited to academics, experts, government authorities, civil society organization, religious leaders, traditional rulers, as well as youth organizations. Methodologies, approaches and tools offered by the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme will be used throughout this process.

Conference Sub-themes

  • Conceptualizing Cultural Diversity in Africa: Semantic, Epistemological and Philosophical Considerations;
  • Governance of Cultural Diversity: An overview from Pre-colonial to Post-colonial African State;
  • Governance of Cultural Diversity and the Shaping of National Unity;
  • Indigenous peoples and minority groups: Integrating the right to difference in nation building;
  • Reporting diversity, conflict and violence in a plural-ethnic society: the role of the Media;
  • Assessing, measuring, and enhancing cultural diversity: What concrete tools, mechanisms and good practices to sustain reconciliation and resilience for national unity and peaceful coexistence?

Cost
A selected number of scholarship will be made available to cover the cost of participation in the conference.

Eligibility
Open to researchers and academics, as well as practitioners from across Africa.

Application

Job Vacancies at The Open University (OUT)


Vacancy title: Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic
JOB DETAILS:
The Open University of Tanzania is a public University, was established by the Act of Parliament No 17 of 1992. Repealed and Replaced by the OUT Charter Inc. of 2007 from January 1st 2007, since then the University has been operating under this Charter which is in line with the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005. Its stated mission is to persistently provide relevant, quality, flexible, accessible, and affordable open online education, research and services to the community for social-economic
development of Tanzania, Africa and the rest of the World. The Open University of Tanzania operates through its headquarters in Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam and its 27 Regional Centres in Tanzania Mainland and Four (4) Coordination Centres in Kahama, Tunduru as well as in Zanzibar and Pemba Islands. The University also has other Coordination Centers in the following Countries Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, Ghana, Ethiopia and Zambia.
The term of office of the current DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR ACADEMIC (DVCAC) will come to an end on 20/04/2020 and therefore, the University hereby invites competent and qualified candidates to apply for this position. .
DUTIES
• Chief Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor in respect of all Academic matters pertaining to the University.
• Chief Academic Planner for Teaching, Research and Consultancy for the University.
• Principal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor in all Academic matters including coordination of Deans/Directors of Faculties/Institutes.
• Have such other functions as are conferred upon him/her by the Universities Act, OUT’s Charter of incorporation & regulations and other acts or as may be prescribed by the University’s CEO.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES
The Applicant must have:
• Proven experience in an Academic institution in similar level or as a Dean or Director or Principal, Leadership skills, integrity and Experience in Supervisory and Coordination skills, Remarkable experience in Research and Consultancy (with previous records of attracting Research Funds from within and outside Tanzania to the University)
• Good knowledge of information and Communications Technology (ICT) Able to work under pressure and beyond normal hours
• Knowledge in Distance Learning will be an added advantage
• Not above 60 years of age.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES
• This is a Senior Administrative position.
• The applicant must be a Tanzanian, who is an Associate Professor or Professor,
• A holder of a PhD or equivalent from a recognized University
• Not less than five years of proven academic management and administrative experience preferably gained from a higher learning institution.
Job application procedure
Applications accompanied by signed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents, names and addresses of three referees* (including the last employer) should reach the Chairperson of the Search Committee at the address below NOT later than Friday 9th August 2019. Applicants are further advised to ask their Referees to submit reference letters directly to the Search Committee latest ONE week after the closing date for applications.

The Chairperson,
Search Committee for the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic,
The Open University of Tanzania,
P.O. Box 23409, Dar es Salaam

Attn: Secretary to Council

United Republic of Tanzania: Associate Program Officer, FISFAP (Ref.: APO – FISFAP / 09-15)

Organization: AGRA
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 16 Sep 2015

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is working with African governments, donors, NGOs, the private sector and African farmers to significantly and sustainably improve the productivity and incomes of resource poor farmers in Africa through agricultural development.

AGRA is implementing the Financial Inclusion for Smallholder Farmers in Africa Project (FISFAP), funded by the Master Card Foundation. The project will be implemented in Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana between years 2015 and 2020. FISFAP’s overall goal is to reduce food insecurity and increase the incomes of about 700,000 smallholder farmers in the target countries by 2020 through improved digital financial and non-financial services delivery by financial institutions, mobile network operators and agricultural value chain actors, like agro dealers, aggregators-warehouse operators and farmer based organizations.

AGRA has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and regional offices in Accra, Ghana. AGRA is seeking to recruit an experienced and exceptional individual to fill the Associate Program Officer (APO) position. Reporting to the Team Leader – Financial Inclusion for Smallholder Farmers in Africa Project (FISFAP), this position is nationally recruited and will be based in Daresalaam, Tanzania on a three (3) year renewable contract.

Associate Program Officer, FISFAP (Ref.: APO – FISFAP / 09-15)

The Associate Program Officer – FISFAP will develop a portfolio of partners and capacity building projects that enhance the delivery of appropriate and affordable digital financial and non-financial services to smallholder farmers. This means the APO will oversee market development and identify and build relationships with relevant partners that will deliver the FISFAP results for AGRA in Tanzania. S/He will focus on leveraging innovative technology to drive wide scale growth of FISFAP across Tanzania with travel up to 50% of time required.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and managing opportunities and commercial and non-commercial partners that seek to deliver appropriate and affordable non-financial or financial services to smallholder farmers;
  • Identifying and assessing available ICT and other mechanisms that facilitate financial and non-financial service delivery and agricultural value chain functions;
  • Developing the business case for each potential partner involved in the delivery of digital financial and non-financial services delivery mechanisms;
  • Assessing the needs for capacity building at smallholder farmers and financial and non-financial services providers level and translate those in concrete and concise funding proposals;
  • Overseeing grantee actual implementation process and provide relevant technical backstopping as may be required;
  • Contributing to the program strategy for seeding and scaling low cost rural branchless solutions for financial and non-financial services;
  • Identifying and managing AGRA’s related commercial and non-commercial partnerships;
  • Facilitating innovation and ongoing channel enhancements to significantly improve cost efficiencies of rural services delivery. Tracking the business for diverse channels in close collaboration with partners;
  • Collaborating with the Associate Program Officers in Kenya and Tanzania to exchange client engagement and feedback for improving customer service and technology capabilities for strong usage of financial and non-financial services;
  • Contributing to the data monitoring and management system for supported projects in consultation with M&E units, the Team leader, Program Officers and where necessary, with Grantees;
  • Developing and/or reviewing the project implementation framework including implementation strategy with grantees and providing detailed annual work plans and budgets for Tanzania;
  • Representing FISFAP at grantees fora and liaise with project focal staff for areas where special attention is needed by FISFAP program officers;
  • Assisting the Team leader in assessing and identifying capacity needs and gaps in grantees ability to implement projects; and
  • Representing AGRA with broad stakeholders, financial institutions, grantees, universities, other funders, international organizations and beneficiaries.

Key qualifications, knowledge and experience required:

  • A minimum of an advanced degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related Field;
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in development and design of financial products and activities (preferably rural or agricultural finance). Preferably in the private sector (with mobile network operators, leading m-commerce firms, commercial or microfinance banks, card companies, management consultancies and insurance firms amongst others);
  • At least two (2) years of management experience in with a strong emphasis on financial services delivery, agro business and related ecosystem with familiarity with existent industry challenges and constraints for rural access;
  • An understanding of Agricultural value chains, marketing, commodities and the challenges faced by smallholder farmers , and with sound knowledge and experience in agricultural finance development at national, regional and/or international levels; and
  • Ability to network, build solid business relations and to communicate fluently with financial sector players and smallholder farmers alike.

How to apply:

For more information on these positions, applicants can visitwww.agra.org

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the position’s responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration and e-mail and telephone contacts and quoting the respective reference number on your application letter.

To be considered, your application must be received by 16 September 2015 addressed to:

The Director

Executive Selection Division

Deloitte Consulting Limited

Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way

Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Email: agra@deloitte.co.ke

Tel: +254 20 423 0000

VODACOM JOBS

Vodacom Group Limited (Vodacom) is an African mobile communications company, providing voice,

messaging, data and converged services to over 55 million customers. From its roots in South Africa, Vodacom has grown its operations to include networks in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Lesotho and provides business services to customers in over 40 African countries such as Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, Kenya, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, and Cameroon.

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