United Republic of Tanzania: Administration and Logistics Assistant

Organization: CBM
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 15 Feb 2018

Administration and Logistics Assistant

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Objective: The job holder will support the Tanzania Country office in administration, logistics, procurement, driving, clerical and general office coordination and travel while maintaining already established administrative procedures and to contribute to the smooth and effective functioning of the CBM Regional Office.

Main tasks


· Report and coordinate office and equipment repairs

· Assist in booking venues for official meetings and workshops

· Coordinate replenishment of office consumables

· Assist in files management of the physical non-confidential documents

· Collect open record and distribute the mail

· Pay bills and undertake other chores as directed

· Conduct travel bookings and accommodation for staffs and visitors, with the approval of the Finance and Administration officer

· Support in procurement of goods and services, permits, sourcing quotations, maintenance of accurate inventory list, statutory filing and other logistical activities for the Country Office, liaising with the Finance and Administration Officer and the Regional Procurement Officer

Driving and Logistics

· Drive CBM staff members and official visitors for project-related trips, activities and assignments as requested and assist in organizing official trips and visits.

· Facilitate the transfer of project visitors to/from their respective hotels to the office as well as airport transfers upon request.

· To maintain an up-date record of the log book (mileage, destinations, times & passengers, maintenance) for each approved trip in the book provided.

· To uphold and abide by the Vehicle policy and local traffic rules and standards;

· Ensure that vehicles are regularly maintained and serviced.

· Perform vehicle inspection and routine maintenance for all CBM vehicles.

· Provide accident report and assist in insurance claim reporting as required.

· Ensure up to date licensing, tax and insurance payments of all office vehicles.

Professional Profile and Requirement

Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience

· Completion of Advanced Secondary or Diploma education level;

· At least 1 year in a related role handling both office administration and logistics, preferably for a busy organization within Dar es Salaam;

· Valid Tanzanian Driving License.

· Minimum of 5 years driving experience in Dar es Salaam and nearby regions.

· Excellent knowledge of Tanzanian traffic regulations, a good knowledge of the city and alternate routes to enable quick access.

· Able to assist with simple administrative Office tasks and render logistical support in office operations

· Certificate of Good conduct from the police

· Previous working experience in an INGO environment is an added advantage.

· Experience of working with people with disabilities, and the disability-inclusive development sector would be a considerable advantage.

· Willingness to travel, within and outside the Dar es Salaam.

· Willingness to adhere and commit to CBM’s values, CBM S&S Standard Operating Procedures

· Proficiency with relevant computer applications, including E-mail and Word, Excel, and other Microsoft applications

· Ability to use English for communication.

The incumbent will upon instruction by his / her superior (s), perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.

· To comply with all safety and health procedures and requirements at CBM and, at all times ensure your own safety and health and that of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at CBM

· Carry out your role-specific responsibility to safeguard children and adults at risk (as guided by CBM’s respective policies) in programs, and enforce this with any colleagues and partners you may oversee.

How to apply:

Application Procedures:

Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to info.Tanzania@cbm.org

Application deadline: 5 pm Thursday 15th February 2018.

CBM encourages persons with disabilities who qualify to apply for this position.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Nutrition Specialist

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Feb 2018


ensuring the effective implementation of Action Against Hunger’s nutrition interventions in Tanzania through strong coordination with local authorities and other nutrition stakeholders.


  • Establish and supervise activities in the framework of nutritional projects.
  • Organise staff development programmes for the AAH teams
  • Training and managing the programme team .
  • Liaising with local authorities, work in coordination with other actors and partners and representing nutritional issues to funding bodies and donors during regional meetings
  • Provide regular progress internal and external reports on tasks accomplished



You have deep experience coordinating Nutrition Interventions

  • You have a Bachelors and above in Health, nutrition background is preferred
  • You have at least 3-5 years of proven experience in nutrition coordination as well as humanitarian work.
  • You are experienced in nutrition program management including proposal writing, project budget management, and report writing on nutrition assessments.
  • You have excellent knowledge of IMAM and nutrition assessments methodologies.

You’re a super communicator

  • You have excellent writing, communication and analytical skills.
  • You have coordination and representation competencies.
  • You are excellent in advocacy, diplomacy and negotiation skills.

You embrace the challenge of building your team’s skills

  • You have capacity building and couching skills.
  • You are able to pay attention to how everyone in the team is coping. You are Bi-lingual (English & Kiswahili).

How to apply:

Interested applications should follow the link https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/653815 to make their application.

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United Republic of Tanzania: Head of Programme

Organization: Gatsby Charitable Foundation
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 Mar 2018

Do you have the strategic vision, private sector development experience and management skills to drive a programme taking on the challenge of transforming a key sector in Tanzania? Could you coach and develop a team to innovate and cultivate a range of partnerships and intervention strategies to make a real impact on Tanzania’s commercial forestry sector?

The Forestry Development Trust (FDT) is recruiting for a Head of Programme who will strengthen the team at a political, technical, commercial and management level. This role will provide strategic leadership and operational management across all programmatic areas of the Trust, ensuring successful delivery of FDT’s interventions while fostering strong collaborative relationships across the sector.

The Forestry Development Trust was established by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation in 2013 as an independent Tanzanian institution with a long-term vision for development of the commercial forestry sector. The Trust aims to support the sector to improve the supply of higher-value wood products and energy from sustainable sources, while securing the long-term competitiveness of smallholder tree production and medium-to-large scale processing.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in programme management, and should be a strategic thinker with sound judgement, private sector DNA and skills in designing robust sector programme interventions. A very strong people manager, s/he will have excellent coaching and communications skills and self-awareness. Experience and understanding of the commercial forestry sector would be an added advantage, but is not essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of ten years’ relevant work experience, some at a senior level, and at least five years’ experience in Africa at managerial level, with demonstrable understanding of smallholders.

  • A higher education qualification in Economics, Business, Agriculture and/or Forestry. Experience in forestry economics, investment and planning would be an advantage.

  • A strong track record of successfully leading and managing projects with multiple stakeholders and multi-layered teams, handling annual budgets of at least $1m.

  • Experience in implementing market-based solutions within large-scale sector development programmes; and/or excellent strategic leadership skills and experience of managing interventions to enhance competitiveness of agricultural sectors.

  • Experience of working with SMEs, large businesses and investors/government, including an understanding of business investment decisions and deal-structuring of investments.

  • Strong leadership and people management experience, demonstrating the ability to translate ideas into action, monitor multiple workstreams, provide coaching and mentoring, and co-ordinate staff and contract partners in a consultative and collegiate decision-making style.

  • Proven experience of influencing senior level public and private sector decision makers and communicating to a variety of audiences and media.

FDT would particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian/female candidates. Fluent Kiswahili is desirable. provide

How to apply:

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please download and read the Appointment Brief on our website. In the first stage you need only submit your CV, following the instructions at: http://oxfordhr.co.uk/jobs/head-of-programme-gatsby-africa-forestry-development-trust/. Candidates who reach the second stage will be asked to submit a more detailed statement.

The closing date for applications is 4th March 2018. Candidates are advised to submit CVs as early as possible, as some candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

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