TAX OFFICER II – 116 POSTS

On behalf of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Public Service Recruitment
Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts as mentioned below.

BACKGROUND
The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 11 of 1995, and started its operations on 1st July, 1996. In carrying out its statutory functions, TRA is regulated by law, and is responsible for administering impartially various taxes of the Central Government.

TAX OFFICER II – 116 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General duties are to assist in assessing, collection and enforcement of Government taxes and fee in accordance with applicable tax laws, specifically will:
(i) Assist in the preparation of action plans;
(ii) Conduct face vetting of tax returns;
(iii) Conduct desk audit on simple cases and assist in field audits;
(iv) Conduct physical and compliance surveillance surveys;
(v) Prepare respective periodic management reports;
(vi) Gather information for new taxpayers’ registrations;
(vii) Prepare tax positions for all taxpayers and arrears list and follow up payments;
(viii) Conduct face vetting of application for tax exemptions, relief, refunds, motor vehicle and driver’s license application;
(ix) Process annual motor vehicle licenses renewal, transfers of ownership and issue the licenses; and
(x) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
(i) Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Taxation, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration (Finance or Accounting) or its equivalent from a recognized institution/University; and
(ii) Proficient training in relevant field will be an added advantage.

Key Competences
(i) Leadership and Team Building;
(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability;
(iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and
(vi) Computer Literacy.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
(i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age and be ready to be placed in any region within Tanzania mainland;
(ii) Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
(iv) Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
(a) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
(b) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
(c) Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
(d) Computer Certificates;
(e) Professional certificates from relevant authorities;
(f) One recent passport size picture;
(g) Birth certificate
(v) Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted;
(vi) Testimonials and all Partial transcripts will not be accepted;
(vii) Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;
(viii) Applicants employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
(ix) Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
(x) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
(xi) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
(xii) Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
(xiii) Deadline for application is 17th July, 2017;
(xiv) Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
(xv) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; and
(xvi) Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,

All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the
following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (This address can also be found
at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)

OR
NOTE: APPLICATION LETTER MUST BE SIGNED AND ATTACHED DURING APPLICATION SUBMISSION BEARING THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

THE SECRETARY,
PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT, MAKTABA COMPLEX,
27 BIBI TITI MOHAMED ROAD,
P.O.BOX 63100, 11102

DAR ES SALAAM

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Sales Champion

Job Title:​ Sales Champion – Kahama Region
Reports to:​ Head of Customer Acquisition of Tanzania
Based in:​ Kahama, Lake Region – Tanzania
 Starting date: ​Immediately
Salary: From 400,000 TZS to 600,000 TZS (according to profile and previous experience)   + monthly/quarterly bonus

About Solaris:
Solaris Tanzania is a social start-up that aims to provide energy in every low-income              communities, buy empowering village entrepreneurs and households with business and          technology solutions. Go visit: www.solaris.co.tz & ​www.facebook.com/solaristanzania​.

The company started its operations in the lake region of Tanzania in October 2014 with an approach that relies on 3 main pillars:
1. An efficient solar technology that suits the needs of entrepreneurs and households. To do so, the Solaris station can charge up to 9 electronic devices at once (lamps, phones, etc.). Systems start from 20W up to 80W + TV. ​
 2. A micro-credit system that removes the upfront cost constraint that prevented many entrepreneurs from launching such venture. The customer benefits from a  “pay-as-you-go” offer and unlocks the ​
​device through mobile payments. After          the repayment period, the client owns the device.
3. A free after sales is offered during the repayment period, through a team of local               mentors who visit clients whenever they need support and technical          maintenance, ​marketing, sales, etc.

Job summary: ​
The Sales Champion will be responsible for establishing Solaris company in the Kahama             region by recruiting new customers and ensuring their satisfaction, as well as leading a team of Sales Leaders and Ambassadors. All of this with the main purpose of realizing a strong sales performance, meeting budget expectations and targets.

Key Responsibilities:
● Actively recruit new customers, by meeting and educating prospects regarding        Solaris’ product proposition, and build a relationship with them, to ensure their satisfaction. His/her main efforts are to recruit as many reliable customers as required by management to sustain the company growth objectives.
● Coordinate and lead his/her sales team on the execution of the pitching planning and the daily activities on the ground, following company’s strategies and instructions.
● Track Marketing/Sales’ results and provide on time and accurate reports regarding the performance of his/her team, the different sales channels and the implementation of strategies.
● Use CRM system to upload the leads founded by him/her and his/her team every day.
● Transfer knowledge to his/her colleagues, to the organization partners and to the        
marketing team, through formal or informal training/coaching sessions, when required.
● Interact with the local government and key villages’ influencers for easier brand penetration in the region.
● Provide continuous feedback to his/her direct manager in order to improve processes, procedures and the performance of his/her team.
● Participate, on a weekly and monthly basis (more if necessary), on the meetings with Head of Acquisition.

Key skills required:
● Is a dedicated manager and is committed to provide value to our customers with the               knowledge and the necessary confidence to inspire trust and reliability. He/she           must, therefore, show compassion, demonstrate listening skills, time availability and          devotion. ​
 ● Has a strong grounding in understanding marketing challenges. Has the ability to            respect marketing strategies, to plan his/her team activities and understand the           solar PAYG market dedicated to the Base of the Pyramid. ​
 ● Is organized and able to manage a sales team, using limited resources to reach the               monthly targets.
● Is reliable and demonstrates confidence about reporting to management on time           whenever asked to do so. ​
 ● Has a graduation degree/diploma of Business Administration from a recognized          University.
● Has minimum 3 years’ experience in Sales or in Sales related environments like Sales              officer/coordination or Channel management, such as recruiting agents.
● Has native proficiency in Swahili, and good spoken and written English. Knowledge            of Sukuma is an advantage, but not necessary. ​
 ● Is confident using Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Words, PPT) as well as CRM             software. ​
 ● Has the official license to drive a motorbike (official documents must be provided).

HOW TO APPLY:
We are looking for someone who is results driven, passionate and excited about the              opportunity to bring clean and affordable energy to people. If this sounds like you, we               would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and Cover letter to Bryson Kisamo   (​bkisamo@gmail.com)​.

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Agrodealer Relationship Manager

Job Description: Agrodealer Relationship Manager
Industry: Nonprofit/International Development/Agribusiness/Agriculture/Microfinance
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Location: MorogoroRegion, Tanzania (other locations may open up as program scales)
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a “market bundle” that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  We are growing quickly. In four years, the Tanzania program has grown to serve over 24,000 farm families with more than 250 full-time field staff.

Function Description
The AgrodealerFranchise program provides high quality inputs to Agrodealerson loan, together with agrodealer training, marketing, farming-facing trainings and field-based support. Farmers are able to purchase a variety of products from our certified agrodealer network. Farmers are also able to access field support via Bwana/Bibikilimo’s, who help them achieve the highest yields possible with their inputs. Currently this is a pilot project, and we hope to expand to working with several dozen Agrodealers by 2018.

Role Description
The AgrodealerRelationship Manager will take a leading role in managing all key aspects of the day to day running of Agrodealerfranchise operations. They will drive the team to achieve targets and goals according to the program strategy, will provide mentorship and management support to our Field Manager roles, and will have an important role in developing team members’ skills. The AgrodealerRelationship Managerwill be key leader in helping the program to scale to serve thousands of smallholder farmers by the end of 2018.

Primary Duties of the Agrodealer Relationship Manager

Business development and account management
Develop a competitive business offering to successful sign up existing agrodealers to the One Acre Fund Franchise program
Prepare marketing strategy including all materials for prospective agrodealers and farmers
Conduct customer research to understand what prospective customers would like to buy
Shop inventory and sales data tracking
Manage the credit lending and repayment process with agrodealers
Manage relationships with agrodealers helping to increase their sales, keep track of data, and resolving problems

Warehousing & Logistics
Assist supervisor to locate and rent out warehousing facilities
Manage the logistics process including procurement of trucks, and delivery of inputs to shops

Field Execution
Develop and execute agrodealer and farmer training and extension work; including
Field agricultural training and support for clients
Agrodealer training execution
Agrodealer business registration
Shop sales data tracking

Team Management
Directly manage Field Manager , and indirectly team of field officers
Provide guidance support to help managers work with their teams to achieve joint goals
Set goals and targets and hold teams accountable to those using performance management tools
Proactively hire and train new staff members as needed
Build strong, positive team culture by providing team motivation, support and morale
Lead team meetings as necessary

Career Growth and Development
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

Qualifications
We are seeking exceptional professionals with a strong background in field operations or a related field, and a demonstrated long-term passion for working with smallholder farmers. We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive; please only apply if you fit these criteria:

Required:
Relevant work experiences. Examples include: demanding professional work experience in agribusiness, or a successful entrepreneurial experience.
Business development experience and relationships with agribusiness companies eg. Agrodealers, Wholesalers and distributors, Seed and Fertiliser companies etc. (Relevant experience in Morogoro highly coveted)
Project management experience – including designing tools like program calendars or Gantt charts
Strength and comfort working with and analysing data in excel
Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access
Willingness and ability to travel via motorbike, and live and work in rural environments.
Ability to work to a high standard independently with limited supervision
Proactive problem solver
Integrity and a positive attitude
A willingness to commit to living in Morogoro for at least two years
Language: Fluent in EnglishandSwahili.
Passionate about serving smallholder farmers

Desired:
Top-performing undergraduate degree in social sciences, business, agriculture, management or other relevant fields from a recognized University (please include grades and test scores on your resume)
Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.
Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
Deep knowledge of maize agriculture e.g. seed, fertilisers, harvest and storage practices

If you have these skills and experiences in these areas, please highlight them on your cover letter and resume.

Preferred Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: Competitive Salary (600,000-1,000,000/= per month) with Performance Based Incentives
Benefits:Staff loans, airtime and transportation allowances, use of motorcycle
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply:
Send your detailed cv to – jesse.hoffman@oneacrefund.org before 17th May 2017

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