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: https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs


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: https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs

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United Republic of Tanzania: Wildlife Conservation and Policy Specialist/Coordinator

Organization: Vi Agroforestry
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 22 Mar 2018

Role: Wildlife Conservation and Policy Specialist/Coordinator

Project: SEMA – Serengeti Mara Ecosystem Project

Duty Station: Mwanza, Tanzania

Reports to: Tanzania Country Manager

Contract Period: 1st of May 2018 – 31st January 2021

About Vi Agroforestry

Vi Agroforestry is a Swedish NGO, improving livelihoods of small-holder farmer families through agroforestry and sustainable agriculture land management. The organization has been working in the East Africa region for over 30 years, primarily around the Lake Victoria Basin in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Its head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. Since its inception, Vi Agroforestry has reached 1, 8 million people and helped to plant over 100 million trees. The foundation of Vi Agroforestry’s work is sustainable agriculture and agroforestry – growing trees alongside crops and livestock. It provides increased access to food, access to sustainable energy sources, more income. Sustainable agriculture contributes to the mitigation of climate change and protects against the negative effects of climate change.

The objective of the SEMA project is to contribute to the conservation of Mara-Serengeti transboundary ecosystems through empowering local communities in Tanzania and Kenya to adopt sustainable and diversified livelihoods and to promote regional dialogue, cooperation and community involvement in wildlife law enforcement and management of the Mara-Serengeti Transboundary Conservation Area. The Wildlife Conservation and Policy Specialist/Coordinator will be based in Mwanza, Tanzania and will have the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning and implementation of the project including responsibility for the regional dialogue, cooperation and community involvement in wildlife law enforcement and management of TFCA.


· To coordinate and prepare the Tanzania management activities, action plans, resources, M&E, timeframe, equipment, information and budget

· To be the Tanzania spokesperson and representative of the project and ensure standards and requirements are met

· Assign tasks and provide expertise and technical support to Tanzania project staff

· Create and maintain comprehensive program documentation, plans and reports

· Coordination of the Tanzania operational committee

· To engage and liaise with co-applicant, associates and contractors

  • Liaise and engage with stakeholders and decision makers and promote cross-sectoral dialogue on TFCA developments at national and regional levels
  • Facilitate regional and national policy dialogues to enhance networking, experience and information sharing on wildlife law enforcement
  • Facilitate trans-boundary consultative workshops and forums for policy harmonization, enhanced cooperation and coordination of national actions
  • Establish multi-sectoral stakeholder’s forum to strengthen networks, experience sharing and exchange of strategic resources within and between countries for law enforcement
  • Support advocacy efforts and dialogue with local organization and Government agencies in enforcing laws and regulations on wildlife corridors.
  • Enhance collaboration between learning institutions and the project
  • Develop advocacy messages, policy analysis and presentations of Vi Agroforestry for various platforms
  • To engage in resource mobilization


  • Master’s degree in wildlife management, natural resource management, environmental science or related field and at least three years of relevant and proven working experience in related field or bachelor’s degree in relevant field and at least 5 years of relevant and proven working experience in related field.

· Project management skills and experience

  • Strong skills and work experience in advocacy, networking and facilitation
  • This position requires strong oral communication, negotiation, analytical, listening and presentation skills together with excellent command of written and spoken English and Swahili
  • Experience in working with civil society and government structures

· Knowledge of development cooperation and experience in EU funds management

  • Knowledgeable about regional and national natural resource, wildlife and conservation policies and familiarity with policy research methodology and analytics
  • Tanzanian nationals only
  • Social and cultural sensitivity
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Takes initiative and seeks opportunities to initiate action
  • Experience in the fields of gender equality and human rights

How to apply:

Send your application letter and curriculum vitae to tanzania@viagroforestry.org not later than 22 of March 2018 before the close of business. Include SEMA Policy Specialist/Coordinator in the email subject line

Vi Agroforestry is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing is prohibited

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Job recruitment at National Housing Corporation (NHC) – 9 Positions

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is inviting applications from suitable qualified, dynamic and good team player to fill the position of Senior Procurement Officer, Procurement Officer, Internal Auditor, Tax Accountant and Assistant Accountants. 

1. Senior Procurement Officer – 1 Post 

 Manage all procurement activities as assigned by responsible Managers 
 Supervises Procurement Officers 
 Support the Secretariat of the Tender Board 
 Participate to plan Annual Procurement Plan 
 Review statement/specifications and prepare tender board papers 
 Identify and prepare appropriate tender documents for use in procurement process 
 Prepare tender documents and tender advertisement 
 Participate and Manage tender opening process 
 Review tender/quotation Analysis or evaluation reports 
 Prepare LPO/Contract for review and vetting where appropriate 
 Coordinate receipt of ordered goods and Participate in Goods receipt inspection and Acceptance 
 Keep track of information in order to keep business and Supply Chain on schedule 
 Maintain and archive records of procurement 
 Prepare and maintain a list or register of all contracts awarded 
 Preparation of various procurement reports as per the requirements of the law 
 Handling of other assignments as shall be assigned by superior. 

Education Qualification 
 Holder of Bachelor degree in Procurement. 
 Should be registered with Tanzania Procurement Professional Board (PSPTB) under Authorized or Approved Category. 
 Master’s degree in related field will be an added advantage. 

Experience and Skills 
 A minimum of three (3) years working experience on that major field of study. 
 Has a strong analytical, planning skills and sound judgement. 
 Good communication both (Written and Spoken) 
 Good team players and ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment. 
 Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
 Knowledge on Computer application, Public Procurement Act and its regulations. 

Job recruitment at National Housing Corporation (NHC) – 9 Positions

2. Procurement Officer – 1 Post 

 Provides support to the procurement managers in handling and drafting contracts entered with suppliers, contractors, service providers and consultants. 
 Prepares draft contact document for review by PMU and legal unit 
 Draft award letters to the awarded tenders after approvals is granted by relevant authority 
 Arranges for issuing approved contacts to respective suppliers, contactors, service providers and consultants 
 Maintains a list or register of all contact awarded and update user department on expire date. 
 Ensure that all procurement transactions are implemented in accordance with PPA and its regulations. 
 Perform any other duties as may be assigned by superiors 

Education Qualification 
 Holder of Bachelor degree in Procurement 
 Should be registered with Tanzania Procurement Professional Board (PSPTB) under Authorized or Approved Category. 

Experience and Skills 
 A minimum of one (1) year working experience on that major field of study. 
 Has a strong analytical, planning skills and sound judgement. 
 Good communication both (Written and Spoken) 
 Good team players and ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment. 
 Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
 Knowledge on Computer application, Public Procurement Act and its regulations. 

3. Internal Auditor – Technical – 1 Post 

 To develop Technical audit programs 
 Conducts Technical Audits to appraise the adequacy and use of financial, accounting and operating controls 
 Assisting in conducting audit reports 
 Prepares audit reports 
 Propose corrective measures that could affect positively the quality of the works 
 Assists in the preparation of annual training program 
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by superiors 

Qualifications and Experience 
 Holder of bachelor degree of Science in Civil Engineering/ Building Economics/ Architecture. 
 One (1) to three (3) years of work experience. 
 Good communication skills 
 Computer literate. 

4. Tax Accountant – 1 Post 

Duties/ Responsibilities 
 Provide direct support to the Senior Management in relation to tax matters 
 Ensure timeliness and accuracy of all required tax submissions to the Government 
 Coordinate and control the annual Tax plans and estimates processes for the Corporation 
 Assist in preparation and calculation of Taxation risks and opportunities for management reviews and actions 
 Coordinate with other departments on budgeting taxes on Operating and capital Expenses 
 Control operating expenses, account payables and employee related claims by ensuring that the related taxes are accounted for properly 
 Ensure that reports and Tax analysis are provided to the Management timely 
 Initiate the payments of Tax liabilities such as VAT, PAYE, withholding Tax etc. and ensure the necessary approvals are obtained as per mandate 
 Review all Tax returns for accuracy, validity and completeness 
 Plan for Tax Audit and provide the required information and documentations for Audit reviews 
 Update Management on any new laws set by the government and make sure all the implications resulting from the changing laws are counted for 
 Regularly liaise with the Revenue Authority and Tax consultants for maintain work relationship and update new information related to tax 
 Train the other staff members on tax issues and delegate to team members, where necessary as part of succession plans 

Qualifications and Experience 
 A holder of University Degree in Finance or Accounting, Business Administration specialization in Tax Management and must be holder of CPA (T) 
 A minimum of 4 years’ experience in Taxation role from a reputable Organization 
 Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili 
 Computer literate 

Job recruitment at National Housing Corporation (NHC) – 9 Positions

5. Assistant Accountant – 5 Posts 

Duties / Responsibilities 
 Preparation of cash book and bank reconciliation statements. 
 Booking of suppliers invoices, updating of creditors ledger. 
 Preparation of payment vouchers in compliance with all the payment procedures 
 Maintaining assets and expenditure ledger and preparation of monthly Trial balance. 
 Compilation of monthly rent collection and arrears reports. 
 Periodic posting of all stock data in the General Ledger and ensure that the data reconcile with the stock records. 
 Prepares monthly General ledger reconciliations 
 Provides support in preparing and analyzing periodic income and expenditure reports while observing all the accounting standards 
 Assists in Monitoring loan and financial policies. 
 Assists in preparation of monthly project expenditure (WIP) reports. 
 Preparation of schedule of various stocks at the end of the year 
 Reconciliation of annual stock sheet with general ledger at the end of financial year 
 Preparation of schedule of various stocks at the end of the year 
 Preparation of reports, returns and records in compliance with tax and other regulatory requirements. 
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor 

Qualifications and Experience 
 Holder of a Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics or Business Administration in relevant field 
 Working experience of at least 2 years within a relevant field, fresh graduates who are trainable can also be considered. 
 Good communication skills both written and spoken in English and Kiswahili 
 High proficiency in Accounting, Finance, Statistics or Economics 
 Must be computer literate. 

Very attractive remuneration is offered as per NHC Scheme of Service. 
If you think you meet job requirement, please apply in strict confidence to the undersigned enclosing an application letter, photocopies of relevant certified certificates and names of two referees. 

Deadline: 24th March, 2018 

Send your application to; 

PO BOX 2977, 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job recruitment at National Housing Corporation (NHC) – 9 Positions

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