Jobs Opportunities at myAgro, Tanzania Jobs April 2019

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Critical Requirement:  Proficiency in English and Swahili
Term:  Minimum 2-year commitment
Location: Masasi, Tanzania
Qualified Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
International candidates must have existing rights to work in Tanzania

About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. myAgro has
pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed,
fertilizer, and training and increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. myAgro’s North Star is to
help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of
poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder here.

About the Operations Manager Role
The Systems and Operations Manager, based in Masasi, will manage many of myAgro’s support
functions, including Logistics, IT, Finance and Admin, to support the Tanzania program’s success.
This position will set strategy, build processes and systems, and develop a team to help drive
myAgro’s growth and impact. The Systems and Operations Manager will need to be comfortable
working in a fast-paced environment while also carefully assessing and setting priorities and leading
a team of talented local and international staff. The position requires the ability to analyze complex
organizational challenges, work within a budget, and build for scale. The Systems and Operations
Manager will report to the Country Director of Tanzania.

Responsibilities

Leadership and Management

  • Hire, train, guide and direct managers of the Operations departments, 4 to 5 people directly and 20 to 25 indirectly.
  • Set clear performance criteria and KPIs for managers and their departments
  • Model a service mentality to support the rest of the organization; cultivate that approach in the Operations team
  • Set strategic direction of the Operations team to help drive toward myAgro’s goals; communicate goals and the role of the team in achieving these
  • Support the professional development and retention of the team
  • Work with Finance to set the budget for Operations and assess performance against it; manage department within budget IT &Mobile Product
  • Manage IT staff to ensure Tanzania field and headquarters staff have technical services and equipment necessary to execute effectively, e.g. internet, computers and cell phones
  • Manage mobile phone applications and technical aspects of mobile money payment system

Logistics & Admin

  • Manage Admin team to ensure Tanzania staff and visitors have services and facilities needed
  • Management of vehicle pool and drivers
  • Assist teams in selecting and negotiating with vendors
  • Manage Logistics team to ensure cost-effective, timely sourcing and delivery of services and products for myAgro staff and farmers
  • Help improve appropriate processes and authority limits for purchases
  • Ensure robust forecasting of timing, cost, and methods for delivery season Finance
  • Manage Finance team to ensure budgets and expenses are used correctly, re-inforce team management to build strong leaders, improve processes towards more efficiency
  • Ensure team stays compliant with myAgro’s procurement rules and guidelines and ensure donor guidelines are respected.
  • Help the team create more structure within Finance operations in each district (~6 districts)

Required Experience

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • At least 2 years of international, developing country experience in a similar social enterprise or project management role with significant responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to be a key driver of organizational effectiveness
  •  Proven ability to work effectively at all levels of an organization and with a highly diverse, distributed workforce
  • Great communication -written and verbal- and presentation skills in Swahili and English
  • Strong skills in Excel and comfortable working with big datasets
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, startup environment with operations in a developing country
  • Flexibility, a sense of humor, an open mind, and a diligent work ethic
  • Strong leadership and management skills combined with humility
  • Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
  • Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally

MyAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard
to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability,
political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable
federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

To apply: submit your application online at: CLICK HERE TO APPLY



Critical Requirement:  Proficiency in Swahili and English
Term:  Minimum 2 year commitment
Location: Masasi,Mtwara Tanzania

About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We
have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own
funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest
and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their
incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more
from myAgro’s founder and CEO here.

About HR Supervisor role 
The HR Supervisor position, based in Masasi Tanzania, the Human Resources
Supervisor roles is to ensures the establishment and delivery of effective human
resources management systems and processes of myAgro Tanzania Office.
Reporting to Masasi-based Program Manager and working closely with teams across
the organisation, you will be part of a team that is responsible for helping myAgro
reach its ambitious goals in Tanzania.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

Policies and Procedures

  • Supervise the Human Resources and administration functions to ensure that advice and support are provided to managers and staff on interpretation and application of policies and procedures and on other HR related matters.
  • In coordination with the Shared Service Programme Manager, ensure maintenance of updated information on staff salaries, allowances and income tax calculations in compliance with Tanzania laws and regulations

Staff Recruitment and Retention

  • Ensure appropriate recruitment, retention and succession of staff including orientation programmes.
  • Ensure that employment terms and conditions and practices are fair and equitable, consistent, compliant with local regulations and myAgro Farms human resource policies and best practice
  • Prepare terms and conditions of employment and issue all employment and consultancy contracts in compliance with Tanzania Labour Law and regional HR best practices
  • Design and ensure induction for all new myAgro staff, Interns and Volunteers, and support line managers to carry out inductions

KPI Management and Staff Development

  • Ensure that performance reviews are conducted regularly by supervisors in alignment with organizational goals.
  • Provide guidance on staff capacity building and in formulating the annual training calendar, and facilitation of in-house training programs such as performance management
  • Monitor and advise on grievance management and disciplinary matters in accordance with established policies and procedures and in conformity with local rules and regulations

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Swahili and English proficiency
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline.
  • At least 1 years work experience working in NGO /International
  • Organization or Business Environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of employee relations,current Tanzania employment legislation Practice.
  • Proven ability to work independently on important projects
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • Strong MS Office experience
  • Leadership skills,including the ability to supervise and motivate qualified professional staff with strong personal value systems.
  • Team Building skills

Benefits

  • Compensation is modest but competitive with other early-stage social enterprise
  • Medical Health Insurance

Mode of Application:
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should send via email a CV and
Application letter only to Programme Manager Tanzania; [email protected]
with the position title in the subject line by 17th April,2019 at 1700 hrs. Only pre-selected
candidates will be contacted for further recruitment.



Critical Requirement:  Proficiency in Swahili and English
Term:  Minimum 2 year commitment
Location: Dar es salaam Tanzania




About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We
have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own
funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest
and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their
incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more
from myAgro’s founder and CEO here.

About Logistic & Procurement Roles
The Logistic and Procurement Supervisor will based in Dar es salaam Tanzania,
supporting my Agro Field Office in Lindi & Mtwara in purchasing agro inputs,liaise
with our suppliers and support others administration issues related with myAgro
farms.

Reporting to Shared Service Programme Manager-based in Masasi and working
closely with teams across the organisation.

Purchase

  • Draft purchase orders and collect quotations in transparent and compliant manner
  • Ensure all local purchase Procurement complies with myAgro Procedures
  • In coordination with the Shared Service Programme Manager, maintain a system of management and control of project purchase or acquire inventory tracker.
  • Search and expand suppliers in order to be able to purchase goods that are of high quality but at a price.
  • Find suppliers, enquire for quotation list, compare and recommend a suitable supplier
  • Make prepayment as regulated for procurement of goods
  • Supervise and speed up the delivery schedule of the supplier to the office or to relevant units.

Logistics

  • Oversee travel schedule and verify to the authorization required for travel process.
  • Assist in processing VISA and obtain VISAS from foreign embassies and processing work permit for expats staffs.

Required Skills, Qualifications

  • Swahili and English proficiency
  • Bachelor degree in Procurement & Material Management or related discipline.
  • MUST be registered by PSPTB
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking procurement procedures
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • Strong MS Office experience
  • Understanding of Procurement laws of Tanzania
  • Competence in developing procurement reports
  • Knowledge of purchase of Agricultural inputs is an added advantage
  • Ability to operate in cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility.

Benefits

  • Compensation is modest but competitive with other early-stage social enterprise
  • Medical Health Insurance

Mode of Application:




Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should send via email a CV and
Application letter only to Programme Manager Tanzania; [email protected]

with the position title in the subject line by 17th April,2019 at 1700 hrs. Only pre-selected
candidates will be contacted for further recruitment.

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