Job Opportunities at SPENN Tanzania – 3 Positions

SPENN Tanzania seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the following positions for its new SPENN Tanzania branch.

SPENN is a global mobile e-wallet (app), with a vision to give banking access to everyone, regardless of demographical, sociocultural and geographical factors.

SPENN currently has a presence in 7 markets, primarily in Asia and Africa, where marketing efforts and initiatives are executed. As all markets differ, the marketing initiatives are executed by local personnel, under guidelines from the content department.

Job Position: Country Manager

Job Description

  • The Country Manager of SPENN Tanzania will be responsible for the overall implementation and development of the global brand and concept in the Tanzanian market.   
  • The position involves daily management of a team of professionals, in order to maximize profitability and brand expansion. 
  • The Country Manager will also execute and perform duties associated with establishing and maintaining key partnerships, launch/event planning, market research, reporting, budgeting, staff training and many additional responsibilities.  
  • Experience, management skills and flexibility are essential factors for a successful candidate.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage the daily operations of SPENN Tanzania, being solely responsible for profitability, revenue, KPIs and quality targets
  • Recruit and manage Phase 1 staff, including performance monitoring, as well as mentoring and training of employees
  • Direct contact and continued integration with key Partners
  • Strategy development and implementation with Blockbonds personnel

Positions Requirements

  • Master’s degree in finance, management, banking, sales, or IT-related segments, or the relevant work experience to compensate
  • 5+ years of work experience in Management, preferably within related fields
  • Fluent written/spoken English and relevant local languages
  • Excel and Powerpoint presentation proficiency
  • Solid understanding of finance and financial reports
  • Understanding of the financial technology sector
  • Personal business and government network
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Available to work odd hours
  • Extremely bent forward in terms of getting things done

Job Position: Customer Support Team Lead 

Position: Full-time

Job Summary:
We are looking for someone who is capable of taking responsibility of all customer support related issues throughout the Tanzanian market.
The customer support role addresses the inquiries, issues and concerns of the company’s users through email, chat, social media and even phone.

As the customer support team lead(CSTL), you must be a strong leader and a good team player. You must show the ability to train staff, create and maintain routines, and form and develop the customer support department in Tanzania, in a structured and systematic way.

We expecta high quality of work, and need someone to take the responsibility that comes with this role. As the CSTL, you will be a part of a global support management team, where ideas can be shared and improvements can be made.

As the CSTL for SPENN Tanzania, you will be located in Dar Es Salaam.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction in all general inquiries, account status and technical concerns
  • Develop and maintain all accounts and portals usedby customer support department in Tanzania
  • Develop, create and maintain routines for the support department in Tanzania
  • Provide daily, weekly, and monthly reports with summaries on major issues
  • Lead a team of customer support agents, and motivate them to deliver targets
  • Staffing and training of new and existing customer support employees
  • Constantly seek improvements in operations efficiency
  • Meets the agreed KPI’s
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Customer Support or equivalent
  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Degree in communication/ commerce/ business or equivalent
  • Understand and can manage CRM systems
  • Able to type quickly and accurately
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule in a start-up environment
  • Able to work independently while being a team player
  • Punctual, reliable and with genuine concern to help customers
  • Proficient in computer use

Company Perks & Benefits:

  • Great work environment
  • Global tasks and responsibilities
  • Sufficient equipment
  • Paid leaves

Job Position: Social Media Marketer

Position: Full-time

Job Summary:

  1. We are looking for someone with a rock-solid vision to take our social media platforms to new heights and maximize engagement with our users.
  2. As an innovative tech start-up, SPENN strives to dominate the social media environment, and that is where you come in.
  • You are a person with drive, who understand the elements of marketing and know how to implement them. 
  • You are not afraid to speak up, you are a social person and you know what attracts certain demographics. 
  • You have either a personal social media profile with many engaging followers or have worked with company profiles, of which you can refer to.
  • You can plan for several months, you make great decisions, and you know how to maximize engagement and how to growth hack the most popular channels. 
  • You are ready to rock social media for SPENN through epic content and WE WANT YOU!

As a Social Media Marketerfor SPENNTanzania, you will be a part of the department located in Kigali. You will have responsibility for all the social media platforms in Tanzania. You will be responsible for building, posting, engaging, evaluating and maintaining the pages, under SPENN’s identity. You may also be a part of the global marketing team and may take part in larger strategic decisions within marketing, both online and offline.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build, maintain, engage and evaluate all social media channels nationally.
  • Plan content specifically for your market together with the content department
  • Develop a social media strategy in Tanzania, based on the company identity
  • Analyze content on a monthly basis and make changes based on findings
  • Run paid promotions to drive installs
  • Plan campaigns
  • Budgeting and cost analysis & prognosis
  • Research market trends locally and globally, and learn how to engage with them
  • Engage and support users through dialog in social media channels


  • Excellent marketing skills
  • Excellent social media skills and understanding of relevant and popular content
  • Growth hacking skills in the most relevant social media channels
  • Degree in marketing/ digital media/ communication/ commerce
  • Great story teller
  • Experience with tools like hootsuite, fb business manager, insights
  • Great analytic skills and understand measurement, evaluation, rethinking and redoing.
  • Great research skills
  • Skills in MS office
  • Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Motivated, positive attitude towards work anda good team player. 
  • Flexible in acquiring new and alternative tasks.

Company Perks & Benefits:

  • Great work environment
  • Global tasks and responsibilities
  • Sufficient equipment
  • Paid leaves

How to Apply?
Send your CVs or Resume + Portfolio to

*Make sure to mention which position you’re applying for

Deadline for submission is 30.04.2018

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United Republic of Tanzania: Portfolio Developer

Organization: Enabel
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 02 Apr 2018

To further develop its activities, Enabel is looking for a (m/f):

Portfolio Developer – TANZANIA

Ref.: TAN/18/072-1

Pursuant to this procedure, Enabel will hire 1 portfolio developer for Dar es Salaam and establish a recruitment pool.

Contract duration: 6 months (extendable)

Location: Dar es Salaam, regular assignments to the Brussels head office possible

Probable starting date: asap

Monthly salary package: Category 2 (B417) between 5.288,32 € and 7.524,32 € (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance).

There are also other advantages related to the expatriation such as cost of accommodation (with a maximum), removal and installation grant, school fees for the children who live with the employee (with a maximum), a package of insurances for all the family (included repatriation insurance), flight tickets once a year for all the family members who live with the employee.
The various paid amounts will vary according to the relevant experience recognised for the function, the family composition and the tax situation.


In 2018, funds are earmarked for new governmental cooperation programmes in 5 countries (Benin, Palestine, Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal).

Since the Belgian development agency Enabel is now involved far more upstream in the programming cycle, it has become responsible for elaborating the country strategy as well as for developing the country portfolio under the framework of a multi-mode and multi-actor approach.

Furthermore, the Enabel strategy also stipulates that Enabel should develop third-party donor assignments in view of enhancing the local impact of the Belgian governmental cooperation programme.

In Tanzania, the preparation of the new programming cycle has started and Enabel is to elaborate the governmental cooperation strategy in 2018 and to then develop the Belgian governmental cooperation portfolio of interventions in the respective countries.


Coordinate, under the authority of the Resident Representative of Enabel, in close collaboration with head office staff of Enabel and in consultation with the Belgian diplomatic post, the elaboration of the strategy and the country portfolio for governmental cooperation. Prepare the start-up of the portfolio and support the Resident Representative in exploring as well as establishing complementing assignments for other donors.

Therefore, (s)he will primarily:

  1. Coordinate the editing of the country strategy from the first draft to the final document in order for Enabel to formulate an innovative country strategy proposal, founded on an overall vision of development, the latest international trends and the opportunities that allow Belgium to strengthen its presence in the region concerned and exploit the synergies between Belgian public and private actors under the framework of a comprehensive country strategy.

  2. Coordinate the elaboration of the country portfolio concerned for the period concerned in order for Enabel to present a country portfolio based on a set of operational and strategic partnerships (public/private actors who are fit for purpose) and innovative instruments.

  3. Put in place a consistent and complete process in order to ensure optimal start-up of interventions of the country portfolio.

  4. Support the Resident Representative of Enabel, with the assistance of Enabel (partner country and head office) colleagues, in prospecting, negotiating and concluding agreements and contracts and set up complementing interventions financed by third-party donors in order to strengthen the Enabel portfolio of interventions and to enhance the impact of the governmental cooperation programme of Belgium in the country concerned.


Required level of education

· Hold a Master’s degree

Required and/or desired experience

· At least 5 years’ experience in the design (‘formulation’) or having had final responsibility of interventions in bilateral/governmental cooperation;

· Professional relevant experience in the country or region is an asset.

Required mastery

· Proven knowledge of the private sector;

· Proven responsibility in innovative strategy development and decision-making;

· Excellent theoretical and operational understanding of Results-based management and risk management;

· Excellent understanding of the Fit for purpose concept and its application in country strategy decision-making;

· Good knowledge of strategy planning and country programme elaboration processes;

· Knowledge of design (‘formulation’) and establishment of intervention dossier processes is an asset;

· Broad and in-depth insight in all aspects of development cooperation;

· Good knowledge of the governmental cooperation context;

· Knowledge of other donors’ modalities and procedures is an asset.

Behavioural aptitude

· Adherence to Enabel’s values: commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity;

· Very good negotiation skills, stakeholder consensus-building ability;

· Solid English writing skills (for Tanzania);

· Excellent time and team manager with a participatory approach;

· Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases);


· Proficient in English and French;

· At least passive knowledge of Dutch (understanding).


Please apply no later than April 2nd 2018 through our website:


You must apply online.

Only applications entered in our system via the Enabel website will be considered.

Attention! The selection procedure will be used towards constituting a recruitment pool. 3pt

How to apply:

Through our website:

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Job Recruitment at Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO)

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) is focusing on increasing the outreach and service quality of its energy products for Tanzanian people. Next to its current passion as a leading provider of electricity is to be more efficient customer focused utility for Tanzania and beyond. The Company has the largest electricity generation, transmission and distribution network in Tanzania. In order to reach its goals TANESCO, invites internal applicants who are qualified, self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill the under-mentioned posts:

Position: Chemical and Process Engineer – 1 Post 

Reports To :Principal Engineer
Work Station :Kinyerezi II GAS PLANT

Position Objective:
Responsible for administration of Water Treatment Plant (WTP). Test and analyze water, and all other related samples to determine the physical, chemical and bacteriologic components to comply for Heat recovery steam generators (HRSG)/boilers use.

Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Responsible for performing / evaluating water analysis tests and determine the proper water treatment required for efficient Heat recovery steam generator/boiler operation
b) Responsible for management of plant waste water treatment system
c) Ensure that equipment works to its specification and appropriate capacities that meets Environmental compliance standards.
d) Responsible for operation and maintenance of water treatment plant equipment i.e. chemical dosing pumps, transfer pumps, bulk storage tanks, demineralized tanks, retention basin facilities, instrument air compressors, piping and electrical systems.
e) Conduct pre-job discussions before start of the equipment maintenance activities.
f) Conduct in-house training to Laboratory Technicians for water treatment plant operation.
g) Collect data required to make improvements and modifications on WTP.
h) Initiate purchase of chemicals for water treatment equipment.
i) Investigate and troubleshoot water treatment plant and waste water treatment system/process problems.
j) Preparation of management reports related to water treatment plant equipment operation & maintenance activities.
k) Ensure safe working conditions and compliance with health and safety legislation.

Key Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required For The Job:
 Bachelor of Science in Chemical and process Engineering or relevant Field from a recognized University/Institution
 Must have work experience in large water treatment plant equipment.
 He/she must be registered in relevant professional board.

Position: Technician – Boiler Operator (2 Posts) 

Reports To: Mechanical Engineer
Reporting Office Work Station: Kinyerezi Gas Plant II

Position Objective:
Responsible for supervision of plant heating systems operations i.e. heat recovery steam generators/boilers and water bath heaters for gas pressure reduction station with special responsibility for minor maintenance of equipment.

Key Responsibilities:
a) Operate and maintain plant heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) and its controls.
b) Conduct general operations of Condensate extraction pumps, water feed pumps, motor operated valves, safety valves, relief valves, HP, LP steam drums, Blowdown tanks, blowdown coolers, assorted steam pipe works and its lagging, Steam pressures and temperature gauges.
c) A Continuous Liaise with plant chemical and process engineer to make sure demineralized water supply from water treatment plant to heat recovery steam generators are within the recommended specifications.
d) Maintain a constant awareness of TANESCO’s healthy and safety policy.

Key Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required For The Job:
 Ordinary Diploma/Certificate in Boiler operations from recognized institution.
 At least three (3) years’ work experience in operations of steam Boilers.

Position: Technician – Refrigeration and Aircondition – 1 Post 

Reports To: Mechanical Engineer
Reporting Office: Kinyerezi Gas Plant II

Position Objective:
Responsible for installation, repair, operation, and maintenance of Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (AC) equipment/ systems at various buildings of the Plant.

Key Responsibilities:
a) Initiate the requisition for materials required for the optimum operation of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning equipment.
b) Trouble-shoot Air Conditioning equipment malfunctions, diagnose problems and perform maintenance on Refrigeration & Air Conditioning equipment to ensure optimum operation of the system at the plant.
c) Manage the safety of the Air Conditioning in Plant rooms and workshops by Carrying out preventive maintenance of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning equipment systems.
d) Make minor installation decisions and perform regular cleaning of the equipment
e) Analyses cost for the replacement of any equipment in your area of expertise
f) Maintain job worksheets detailing nature of assignment, parts utilized, time expended and type of work performed and Collect data for reports.
g) Maintain a constant awareness of TANESCO’s healthy and safety policy.

Key Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required For The Job:
 Diploma in Refrigeration & Air conditioning or equivalent qualifications from reputable Institution.
 At least three (3) years with experience in Heavy Central Air Conditioning Plant.

Position: Laboratory Technicians – 4 Posts 

Reports To: Chemical and Process Engineer
Reporting Office: Kinyerezi Gas Plant II

Position Objective:
To operate and maintain Water Treatment Plant, Responsible for test and analyze water and other related samples to determine the physical, chemical and bacteriologic components to comply with Heat recovery steam generators (HRSG)/boilers use.

Key Responsibilities
a) Provide assistance to chemical and process engineer on performing and evaluating water analysis tests and determine the proper water treatment required for efficient Heat recovery steam generator/boiler operation.
b) Responsible for operation and maintenance of plant waste water treatment system.
c) Maintain a best practice knowledge of water chemistry, bacteriology, water quality assurance.
d) Perform routine maintenance on equipment assigned, including the calibration, maintenance, and service of laboratory and process control, instrumentation.
e) Responsible for maintaining and repairing water treatment equipment, including but not limited to pumps, compressors, fans, feeders and filters as assigned.
f) Produce daily reports as necessary and on a regular basis related to water treatment plant to chemical and process engineer.
g) Ensure safe working conditions and compliance with health and safety legislation.
h) Maintain a constant awareness of safe work practices.

Key Knowledge and Experience Required For The Job:
 Ordinary Diploma/Full Technician Certificate in Laboratory Technology from reputable Institution.
 Minimum two years’ work experience in water treatment plants.

All candidates must:
 Must be computer literate
 Must have good performance track record
 Must demonstrate highest degree of integrity.
 Must be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight deadlines
 Must have good communication skills, creative and innovative.
 Must be Good team player
 Must be proactive, self-driven and capable of working with minimal supervision.

An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidates.

Latest Job Recruitment at SPENN Tanzania

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 Qualified and interested candidate may apply by sending a detailed application letter clearly stating why you should be considered for the position and how you will add value to the company.
 All Applications must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and contacts of three referees.
 Application letters should clearly state the candidate’s name, secondary examination index number and year of examination appearing in the attached academic certificates.
 Women are highly encouraged to apply.

 Deadline for submission of applications is 29th March, 2018.
 Applicants must include reliable phone numbers for effective communication.
 All Applicants who will not be invited for an interview should consider themselves unsuccessful.
 Please note that phone calls or any kind of soliciting for these positions by applicants or relatives will automatically lead to disqualification.

 Applications should be sent to the following address as indicated hereunder:

P. O. BOX 9024,

Job Recruitment at Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) – 8 Positions

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