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Job Opportunity at Mkulazi Holding Company, Internal Auditor

Internal Auditor I

Mkulazi Holding Company Ltd (MHCL) is a joint venture company currently owned by National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Tanzania Prisons Service. The principal activity of the company is to undertake production and importation of Sugar. Establishment of the Company is in line with the implementation of the second five year development plan (FYDPII) aiming to ensure that Tanzania becomes industrialized and middle income economy (Tanzania ya Viwanda) by the year 2025.

MKULAZI HOLDING COMPANY LTD Vision is to become the largest integrated sugar company in East and Central Africa. Its Mission is to produce and supply quality sugar and related products consistently and efficiently in local and regional markets. The Company company’s core values includes; Professionalism, Team Work, Innovation and Priority to customers’ needs.

The company wishes to invite competent, experienced, qualified and dedicated young Tanzanians to fill in the vacancy positions currently available in the company as follows:

Internal Auditor I

Reporting line: Head of Internal Audit

Job Purpose:

To review the adequacy of operational and administrative policies and procedures with the goal of providing an independent objective assurance and consulting service and contributing to the improvement of Mkulazi Holding Company Limited operations.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Accounting or Advanced Diploma in Accounting from a recognized Institution/University;

Registered by the National Board for Auditors and Accountants (NBAA) as CPA or ACPA and must be trained in Advanced Computer Computer skills on accounting software and databases will be added advantage;

  • At least three (3) years working experience in Audit (Public or private), Working experience in accredited audit firms will be an added

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the initial planning and preliminary survey of the audit of process/area/key activities, thus giving input to the audit plan and programme;
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the internal control system;
  • Prepare audit programme for the planned Audit;
  • Conduct audit tests and procedures in compliance with the audit programme;
  • Compile work papers and reference them to the audit programme;
  • Confirm audit findings with the Audit customer;
  • Prepare audit findings data sheets and time reports;
  • Recommend corrective measures when appropriate;
  • Perform special investigation assignments (non-routine audit);
  • Review Financial Statements and advice accordingly;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual Internal Audit Reports;
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Candidates meeting the requisite qualifications should submit their written applications and detailed CV to the address below with the position applied written on the top of the envelope, describing how they see themselves qualifying for the applied position. They should also send copies of academic certificates, three referees, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail address.

The deadline for all applications is 14 days after the first Advertisement. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Salaries and other benefits are as per MKULAZI HOLDING COMPANY LTD Scheme of Service and Staff Regulations of 2019.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
MKULAZI HOLDING COMPANY LIMITED,
P.O BOX 1079,
MOROGORO.

Deadine: 25, September 2019

NAFASI ZA KAZI-Smart Codes Ltd, Product Business Manager

Position: Product Business Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reporting to: CEO, Smart Codes
Smart Codes is an award-winning digital agency founded in 2010 committed to solving African problems.

Our inherent inquisitive nature has made us push boundaries and produce work from our Products and Innovation department such as M-Paper, a digital newspaper application and Kwanza which collects all bloggers and website in one place for convenient media buying at a local level. Our products have won international awards such as the Apps African Innovation Award and we have been featured in Quartz Africa, TechCrunch and Forbes magazine.
Preview a short clip about us: https://vimeo.com/336116468
A. Summary of Position
The Product Business Manager helps to develop strategic relationships with potential clients and partners, with a portion of their time dedicated to developing existing client relationships. This person oversees business development initiatives to guide them from the opportunity lead phase to the contract phase.
The role will serve as a key interface across the business for Products and will partner with the Strategy and Technology leadership team to develop Product strategies and expand the products across different markets. The role will also carry specific responsibilities to develop, plan and execute revenue and scorecard targets designed to deliver both long- and short-term growth to the business. The Product Business manager will be recognized as a thought-leader in the market sector to represent and significantly contribute to the company’s positioning.
The Product Business Manager is as much a leader as they are a communicator and mentor. The ability to read between the lines and hear what is not being said is at the core of this role and an ability to solicit information and facilitate its transfer consistently and correctly across the various project communication channels is a key skill for this role.
B. Duties and Responsibilities
Manage/own the product revenue number and be responsible for the forecasting, budgeting and the associated marketing spend.
Develop, manage and report on key product metrics/KPIs through creation, validation, and execution of product strategies.
Execute a comprehensive Product strategy that encompasses all aspects of the business.
Performance Management & Tracking (Annual Strategic Planning, Quarterly Business Review and Mid-Year Review).
Build business cases, as appropriate, for promotional opportunities; including analysis of market conditions, targets, and competitive threats. These business cases should deliver the maximum ROI, as well as tie directly to scorecard metrics.
Manage the relationship with internal stakeholders to drive the overall product engagement and deliver an integrated sales & marketing plan with the help of the Strategy and Technology teams.
Drive development around the key customer and product presentations for tradeshows, events, and accounts.
Ensure products are delivered on time and in the budget.
Provide detailed relevant and impactful messaging/content for the marketing team via the Agency.
Lead/Input into all aspects of the Product Marketing mix including pricing, presentations (webinars), social media, CRM etc.
Ensure all aspects of the organization are able and ready to launch and sell our products to meet financial targets.
Own the strategic product roadmap.
Ensure product project proposals meet business needs.
Liaise with Development (Technology team) to ensure products meet our customer and future market needs.
C. Requirements
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Management, International Business, Marketing, Information, and Technology.
At least 3 years of working experience in the relevant field.The product manager is also expected to have knowledge in the following areas:
Product management and product development
People management and customer research
Requirements analysis including pricing and planning
Competitive analysis
Sales planning and inventory control
Financial planning and strategy
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
 : Full Time  

How to Apply
To apply, send your CV to jobs@smartcodes.co.tz
Application close: 14th Sept 2019
* SMART CODES is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.
For more information, visit our website: www.smartcodes.co.tz.

NAFASI ZA KAZI-One Acre Fund, Rotational Program Support Officer

Position: Tanzania Rotational Program Support Officer at One Acre Fund – Tanzania
Iringa, Tanzania

About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

Job Description
One Acre Fund’s farmer-facing operations are the front lines of our mission, and a place where our work is evolving rapidly. Our Rotational Program Support Officer position is designed to seize new opportunities and fill crucial gaps flexibly and rapidly, in order to fuel the organization’s growth. In turn, this role will provide a compelling opportunity for exceptional early-mid career professionals to quickly grow into leaders capable of independently executing the project, team management and addressing some challenges facing One Acre Fund, through rapid exposure to the full breadth and depth of One Acre Fund’s functional areas.

Concretely speaking, selected Rotational Program Support Officer will have the opportunity to rotate through a program innovation project in different Tanzania region into 3-5 different roles within the 1-year contract.

Rotational Program Support Officer will work together with the Program Innovation Department organization to determine their region, individual rotations, and then their project to support. We see the Rotational Program Support Officer role as an opportunity to develop future leaders in international development while meeting some of One Acre Fund’s most critical field-facing needs. Part of our commitment to this role is offering high-quality professional development and feedback opportunities as our Officer make their way through the various rotations.

We are seeking an individual who will assist OAF in the following areas:

  • Field-based work with Flexible – Rotating assignments across Iringa, Njombe, and Arusha regions.
  • Collaborate closely with the field team as well as other departments and proper work plan for field visits by using available tools, come up with new ideas and possible interventions to improve the field team operations.
  • Support the establishment and the execution of the lean district trial project in all the selected areas and in future areas.
  • Provide support and monitoring for field-based trials, ex. lean district trials and surveys.
  • To perform any other special and specific trials and responsibilities that will be given by the Manager.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • We are seeking a candidate with a long -term passion for sustainable agricultural development in Tanzania.
  • Please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • University Degree (Business Administration, Community Development, Agriculture, or related focus)
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers. Being willing to commit to serve smallholder farmers in our program both in Iringa, Njombe and Mbeya By conducting Field Visits.
  • Competent Languages: Fluent Kiswahili and Professional Level English.
  • Computer Literate: Demonstrating computer skills such as typing, navigate Google Email, Calendar, Drive, Google Sheets and Google Docs.
  • Clear and excellent communicator in person, via email, and on the phone.
  • Proactive in problem-solving.
  • Integrity and a positive attitude toward the team.
  • Proven ability to set and meet job targets

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrates high-quality work with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a larger team and independent worker with strong ability to manage own schedule, tasks and responsibilities.
  • A confident communicator who is comfortable talking with many people on a variety of topics.
  • Demonstrated leadership potential at work and outside work.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Iringa, Tanzania
Compensation
Commensurate with experience
Duration
Full-time job.
Benefits
Health insurance, paid time off

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

H&M Foundation Global Change Award 2020 (Win a share of €1 million and trip to Stockholm, New York and Hong Kong)

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Applications are invited for the H&M Foundation Global Change Award 2020. The Global Change Award is an innovation challenge initiated by H&M Foundation, aiming to make fashion circular.

Do you see opportunities where others see problems? Do you want to join to reimagine the future of fashion, to protect the planet and our living conditions? Do you have an innovation which is still in its early stage, but with the right funding and coaching, could be scalable and make a real impact? This could be your ticket to launch your dream project, transform the fashion industry and help protect the planet.

Thematic Areas

  • For GCA 2020 there’s an extra eye looking for innovations within the below three themes, all of them addressing the urgency for fashion to operate within the planetary boundaries:
  • Consumer-Centric: innovations empowering consumers to be part of the solution and creating a sustainable fashion future, ranging from how to increase a garment’s lifetime to nudging greener actions.
  • Digital & Data: innovations using technology and data in creative ways that will make fashion smarter by significantly reducing the environmental impact of fashion.
  • Circular Design: innovations spanning over the whole ecosystem of fashion across all touchpoints, from the garment design process and packaging to technical

Awards

  • The five winners will share the One million Euro grant and maybe even more important than the money, they will embark on a one-year Innovation Accelerator Program taking them to Stockholm, New York and Hong Kong. In the accelerator, H&M Foundation, Accenture and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology support the winners in taking their ideas to the next level, with guidance on how to scale up quickly and maximize their impact on the industry.

Eligibility

  • Innovation knows no national borders and they believe these early stage ideas can rest in anyone’s head anywhere on the planet, so in an effort to reach as many great minds as possible the challenge is open to any individual and groups of up to 4 people over 18 years of age anywhere in the world;
  • It is also open for institutions, organizations and social business;
  • Your entry has to be in English and that all communication including the Innovation Accelerator Program will be in English;
  • The award is not open for solely commercial entities;
  • To keep the integrity of the competition, employees of H&M group or any entities owned in full or in part by H&M, H&M Foundation, Accenture and KTH Innovation including hired consultants can’t apply;
  • They are looking for new and early stage ideas so you can’t apply with an already proven and existing innovation.

Selection Criteria

  • When screening the applications, looking for the next five winners, this is what will guide the judges:
  • Does the idea have the potential of making fashion circular?
  • What is the level of impact and scalability of the idea?
  • How economically sustainable is the idea?
  • How novel is the idea?
  • How well suited is the team to realize the idea?
  • Would winning the Global Change Award make a difference for the team?

Application

  • Click here to get started by creating an account. You will then be guided through four steps.
  • Set up your profile
  • Create an innovation overview
  • Describe your innovation in detail
  • Wrap up
  • For more information, see FAQ or visit Global Change Award.

3 Job Opportunities at NMB Bank, Senior Specialist; Solution Architects

3 Job Opportunities at NMB Bank, Senior Specialist; Solution Architects

3 Senior Specialist; Solution Architects

Reporting Line: Head; Innovation and Development

Job Purpose

In charge of leading the practice and introducing the overall technical vision for a particular solution that is intended to address specific business needs, requirements or problems.
The solution architect works in a unit which aims to ensure there is a clear process of developing solutions based on predefined processes, guidelines and best practices

Main Responsibilities

  • Play a leading role in setting the architecture and design for current /new emerging bank products and technological solutions.
  • Ensure there is a clear system requirement (technical) for all products/solutions.
  • Ensure sign-off of solution design or solution architect.
  • Review, interpret and respond to detailed business requirements specifications (BRS) to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capability.
  • Propose an implementation mode e.g. vendor, internal development (allocate the priority for internal developers with the hybrid, off the shelf RFI /RFP guidance – to be presented at the solution design committee.
  • Provide accurate development effort estimates for solutions designed by vendors and internal development team
  • Provide detailed system specification documents, map business requirements to optimal systems requirements; produce detailed functional/configuration designs/specifications and data architecture to match solution design specifications
  • Define application problems by discussing solutions with the IT team on evaluating procedures and processes.
  • Ensure there are controls solution by establishing specifications; coordinating production with programmers/internal developers.
  • Validate results by testing programs, Innovation lab and product owners/solution owner’s.
  • Prepare Scrum artifacts including; product backlog, spring backlog, and increments.
  • Following the scrum methodology to ensure all digital initiatives are implemented in an agile manner
  • Regular update the sprints documents and ensure stakeholders have been informed accordingly.
  • Coordinate efforts / activities of all scrum team involved in each implementation
  • Coordinate System Administration training on the new platforms/systems that have been implemented.
  • Coordinate User Acceptance Testing (UAT), training and reconciliation process.




Knowledge and Skills

  • Comfort with ambiguity and experimentation; Innovative and creative
  • Business analysis; Ability to develop prototype
  • The ability to work in dynamic conditions, and transition quickly between collaborative and individual work
  • An interest in multiple disciplines and approaches, and the ability to quickly dive into a new domain or process
  • Ability to conceptualize and systematically work through projects in accordance with a structured methodology; Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels; Strong planning, organization and documentation skills
  • Ability to act as a project “driver”, facilitating the achievement of required tasks
  • Ability to work effectively within a team; Coaching, leading and motivating skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field in Computer Science
  • TOGAF or ArchiMate certification is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in enterprise architecture, System analyst, Technology Project Management, Software development or Scrum master
  • Experience in IT projects or System Analyst in finance/banking industry will be an added advantage

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

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

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

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Deadline:2019-09-07

Job Opportunities at Star Media Company Tanzania Limited

About Us
StarTimes,also as a branding name of Star Media(Tanzania) Limited, is a Technology company that was established in 1988 in China. Pioneer and key player in digital television solution in China and Africa, where we have acquired over 7 million subscribers. We are currently operating in 10 African Countries,Nigeria,Tanzania,Kenya,Rwanda,Uganda,Guinea,Central African Republic, Burundi, Mozambique, Senegal, and we are working on providing our network in more than 20 countries sooner than you expect.

Our operation in Tanzania is a Joint Venture with the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) and our products offering digital multiplex service in Tanzania include Digital Television Sets, digital decoders and other value-adding services to serve the masses of Tanzania. We are deploying a unique technology that allows our Digital TV to be offered to subscribers at an affordable price.

Startimes decoder operates based on the DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcast-Terrestrial) standard which requires no dish. All that is needed is an antenna, to pick up the transmission frequency. Based on its unique technology, Startimes decoder is all weather friendly, including rainy days. Also with its unique plug and play device mechanism, no professional assistance or installation cost is required.
Our values are Innovation, Integrity, Diligence and Devotion.

STAR MEDIA Technology partners include Cisco, Conax, ST, Ericsson and Harmonic.
To Read full job details of currently available jobs at StarTimes Tanzania follow the link below:

Careers at Compassion International Tanzania


Program Support Specialist II


Overview
This intermediate specialist consults on, develops and implements holistic child development programs and interventions. The specialist generally provides highly competent knowledge in one or more holistic development subspecialties in this field and is helpful in others. At this career level, the incumbent supports the local program design, performing independently on moderately complex issues. He or she may coach other specialists.
The Program Support Specialist for Survival and Early Childhood will have a strong understanding of the current knowledge-base and trends in global and national maternal and early childhood health and education. Practically, he/she will have the ability to navigate and recommend local solutions to the unique and complex challenges in his/her country related to the holistic development needs of pregnant mothers and children.

  • The Program Support Specialist – Survival and Early Childhood role designs, contextualizes and supports holistic development programming for pregnant mothers, caregivers, infants and children through the age of 5. The main areas of focus for this role are:
  • Strategic & Operational Planning
  • Age-appropriate Program Design & Delivery
  • Consultation & Support
  • Monitoring & Evaluation for Programmatic Innovation & Improvement
  • Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities
Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.

Strategic & Operational Planning
The Program Support Specialist for Survival and Early Childhood will serve as a SME to Country leadership as they develop multi-year, rolling strategic growth plans for Survival funding (in conjunction with Partnership Growth and CIV Strategies).

  • He/she will work closely with PFs to plan for the expansion of home-based sponsorship programming as appropriate.
  • Age-appropriate Program Design & Delivery
  • In order to provide subject matter expertise to staff and ICPs, the Specialist will:
  • Assess the availability and accessibility of existing development opportunities for caregivers and children through age 5.
  • Collaborate with PFs to recommend age-appropriate curriculum and programming for all existing and new ICP’s local context.
  • Focus on equipping ICPs to understand CDPR measures for the 1-2 and 3-5 age-groups and how assessments for this age group are best performed.
  • Be proficient in the relevant core and supplemental curriculum for caregivers and children through age 5.
  • Assist PFs and ICPs to use Survival and Child Support funds strategically for caregivers and children through age 5.

Consultation & Support
This role will collaborate closely with fellow Support Specialists in Health, Resource Mobilization, and Child Development to create comprehensive strategies and solutions to the multi-faceted issues facing mothers, babies and young children.
In addition, the Specialist will provide ongoing subject matter expertise to Program Trainers and Partnership Facilitators in order to ensure that Implementing Church Partners are adequately informed and equipped to provide holistic development to caregivers and their children.
Lastly, the Specialist will consult with the Partner Preparation Specialists and Partnership Facilitators to identify candidates for Survival Launch Interventions, Sponsorship Launch Interventions and any Church Planting Initiatives with home-based programming.
Monitoring & Evaluation for Programmatic Innovation & Improvement

The Program Support Specialist – Survival and Early Childhood Development regularly monitors operational, health and other beneficiary data in order to identify good practices and areas for improvement. Based on these findings, he/she will recommend appropriate follow-up such as coaching, training, adjustments to program design, or ways to pilot or innovate in order to improve programming for pregnant mothers, caregivers and young beneficiaries.
Qualifications

Faith
Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Culture
Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.

Education
University degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Public Health, Pediatric Health, Social Work or other related field. Advanced coursework preferred.

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to think strategically, create detailed plans and execute efficiently.
  • Ability to design, implement and evaluate survival and/or early childhood programs.
  • Ability to support, train and coach program generalists in survival and early childhood programming implementation.
  • Ability to make recommendations on program delivery and influence peers.
  • Understanding of the importance of good quality monitoring data in an overall Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) framework.
  • Ability to assess multiple data sources/information and make and communicate decisions.
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate discussions across multiple working groups and departments.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cultural sensitivity and high emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to network with other ministries and organizations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Work Experience
Three years Experience working in this or similar position or field.

*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule

Job Opportunity at Compassion International, Program Support Specialist II

Program Support Specialist II ; ;

Overview
This intermediate specialist consults on, develops and implements holistic child development programs and interventions. The specialist generally provides highly competent knowledge in one or more holistic development subspecialties in this field and is helpful in others. At this career level, the incumbent supports the local program design, performing independently on moderately complex issues. He or she may coach other specialists.

The Program Support Specialist for Survival and Early Childhood will have a strong understanding of the current knowledge-base and trends in global and national maternal and early childhood health and education. Practically, he/she will have the ability to navigate and recommend local solutions to the unique and complex challenges in his/her country related to the holistic development needs of pregnant mothers and children.

The Program Support Specialist – Survival and Early Childhood role designs, contextualizes and supports holistic development programming for pregnant mothers, caregivers, infants and children through the age of 5. The main areas of focus for this role are:

Strategic & Operational Planning

Age-appropriate Program Design & Delivery

Consultation & Support

Monitoring & Evaluation for Programmatic Innovation & Improvement

Responsibilities

Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.

Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.

Strategic & Operational Planning

The Program Support Specialist for Survival and Early Childhood will serve as a SME to Country leadership as they develop multi-year, rolling strategic growth plans for Survival funding (in conjunction with Partnership Growth and CIV Strategies).

He/she will work closely with PFs to plan for the expansion of home-based sponsorship programming as appropriate.

Age-appropriate Program Design & Delivery

In order to provide subject matter expertise to staff and ICPs, the Specialist will:

Assess the availability and accessibility of existing development opportunities for caregivers and children through age 5.

Collaborate with PFs to recommend age-appropriate curriculum and programming for all existing and new ICP’s local context.

Focus on equipping ICPs to understand CDPR measures for the 1-2 and 3-5 age-groups and how assessments for this age group are best performed.

Be proficient in the relevant core and supplemental curriculum for caregivers and children through age 5.

Assist PFs and ICPs to use Survival and Child Support funds strategically for caregivers and children through age 5.

Consultation & Support

This role will collaborate closely with fellow Support Specialists in Health, Resource Mobilization, and Child Development to create comprehensive strategies and solutions to the multi-faceted issues facing mothers, babies and young children.

In addition, the Specialist will provide ongoing subject matter expertise to Program Trainers and Partnership Facilitators in order to ensure that Implementing Church Partners are adequately informed and equipped to provide holistic development to caregivers and their children.

Lastly, the Specialist will consult with the Partner Preparation Specialists and Partnership Facilitators to identify candidates for Survival Launch Interventions, Sponsorship Launch Interventions and any Church Planting Initiatives with home-based programming.

Monitoring & Evaluation for Programmatic Innovation & Improvement

The Program Support Specialist – Survival and Early Childhood Development regularly monitors operational, health and other beneficiary data in order to identify good practices and areas for improvement. Based on these findings, he/she will recommend appropriate follow-up such as coaching, training, adjustments to program design, or ways to pilot or innovate in order to improve programming for pregnant mothers, caregivers and young beneficiaries.

Qualifications

Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Culture

Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.

Education

University degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Public Health, Pediatric Health, Social Work or other related field. Advanced coursework preferred.

Skills & Competencies

Ability to think strategically, create detailed plans and execute efficiently.

Ability to design, implement and evaluate survival and/or early childhood programs.

Ability to support, train and coach program generalists in survival and early childhood programming implementation.

Ability to make recommendations on program delivery and influence peers.

Understanding of the importance of good quality monitoring data in an overall Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) framework.

Ability to assess multiple data sources/information and make and communicate decisions.

Ability to coordinate and facilitate discussions across multiple working groups and departments.

Ability to work collaboratively with cultural sensitivity and high emotional intelligence.

Ability to network with other ministries and organizations.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Work Experience

Three years Experience working in this or similar position or field.
*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

NMB Bank, Manager; Card Reconciliation

Manager; Card Reconciliation

Job Purpose

To ensure timely reconciliations, monitoring and analysis of all assigned accounts at the
Head office and provide timely assistance, advice, monitor and support to branches on reconciliation of various accounts so as to minimize risks.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage unit’s budgets for resources and ensure desired cost-effectiveness
  • Ensure daily trend analytics and monitoring of NMB’s balance sheet items is conducted and mishaps are identified, escalated as per approved matrix and resolved.
  • Interact with both internal and external auditors and when required and submit necessary statements. Work in tandem to achieve stated deliverables per audit engagement
  • Safekeeping of reconciliation documents to ensure there is an audit trail.
  • Support Operational Risk Department and other Departments/Branches by providing analytical reports and other crucial information in process of maintaining quality books of accounts.
  • Ensure reconciliation analyst/officer submit daily, weekly and monthly reports for review and reconciliations purpose.
  • Participate in projects/new products conception especially those affecting bank GL’s as may be deemed necessary.
  • Follow-up on long outstanding in branch Visa, MasterCard and Union Pay items from respective originating branches and responding to branch to clear them.
  • Support the regular reconciliation of General Ledger Balances with the Subsidiary Ledger (Class Summary) and follow up on any variances identified on card accounts through the supervision of the team.
  • Support the Senior Manager Branch Operations and Controls/Senior Manager; Card Operations & Finance/ Head of Card Business and /or Chief Retail Banking by conducting reconciliations of any other accounts on request.
  • Ensure assistance and support is given to branches on reconciliation matters.
  • Provide advice to the Senior Manager Branch Operations and Controls/Senior Manager; Card Operations & Finance/ Head of Card Business and /or Chief Retail Banking, and other Account Owners or Reconcilers on matters relating to branch/head office card accounts and reconciliations.
  • Participate, from time to time, in branch visits to raise control awareness and coach on compliance to the best practice as dictated by the governing policies and procedures.
  • Leading and managing team’s performance.


Knowledge and Skills

  • Business understanding of Card business and branch operations, and of Bank risks and controls.
  • Technical: Numerate/financial analysis and technical report-writing
  • Behavioral: Adaptability, analytical, building positive working relationships, good communication skills, facilitating change, Initiating action, Innovation.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business Administration, Banking, Economics or Commercial subjects with CPA (T) or ACCA
  • At least 4 years’ experience in banking operations including card business



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

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

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

Location:

Deadline:2019-08-23

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Get Ready for AID Innovation Challenge to promote Inventions for Aid & Humanitarian Sector

Deadline: 27 September 2019

Applicants have a chance to apply for Aid Innovation Challenge who have revealed their newest inventions for the aid and humanitarian sector.
AidEx is the leading platform for professionals in humanitarian aid and international development. There are two annual events; The flagship conference and exhibition in Brussels and a regional conference in Nairobi.

It Encompasses a conference, exhibition,meeting areas, awards and workshops. Its fundamental aim is to engage the sector at every level and provide an annual forum for aid and development professionals to meet, source, supply and learn.

In tough economic times, agencies are increasingly relying on new innovations that will save them time and money to counterbalance their shrinking budgets and resource pools. Every year one of the highlights at AidEx is the Dragon’s- Den style pitching session and ultimating unveiling of the winner of the coveted Aid Innovation Challenge.

Funding Information

Enter the Aid Innovation Challenge to be in with a chance of winning €1000 plus a free stand at AidEx 2020 equivalent to €3,500.

Eligibility Criteria

  • AidEx is the largest event of its kind and brings together over 2,000 professionals from 50+ countries.
  • Attendees come from UN Agencies, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, international and local NGOs, Government, relevant media and associations.

How to Apply