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Mennonite Economic Development Associates Field Project Manager Job Vacancy in Dar es Salaam

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    Akpeli Member

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    Job Title: Field Project Manager ; Cassava Seed Distribution System -Pilot project in Tanzania

    Mennonite Economic Development Associates

    Project Description
    The Cassava Seed Distribution System is a pilot project which aims to test, document and promote commercially-sustainable supply chains for affordable, quality-assured cassava seed serving small farmers. This will be done through the testing of two commercially-based certified cassava seed multiplication supply chain models while attempting to establish these on a sustainable and commercially viable footing

    Position summary
    As leader of the project team, the Field Project Manager will be responsible for the overall success of the Commercially Sustainable, Quality assured Cassava Seed Distribution System in Tanzania project and will provide leadership and guidance to implement the project in Tanzania in a manner consistent with MEDA’s philosophy and development methodology. The Field Project Manager coordinates and provides in-country management for all of the project’s activities including (but not limited to) project set-up and implementation, logistics coordination, financial planning and monitoring, staff recruitment and training, and liaison with partners and other stakeholders in the project

    • Minimum seven years demonstrated experience in business or project management including: staff management, budgeting, report-writing, in agriculture or agri-business related fields
    • Post-graduate education in a relevant discipline: agricultural economics, business, marketing, economic development, etc.
    • Creative, entrepreneurial and resourceful approach to developing and marketing small businesses, preferably in the agriculture sector, with an understanding of sustainable private sector and supply chain methodologies.
    • Superior interpersonal and communication skills with capacity to build consensus with a broad group of stakeholders.
    • Ability to work with government entities, mobilize partners and facilitate alliances.
    • Good understanding and appreciation of gender equality and environmental issues.
    • Administrative and logistics experience with multiple projects
    • Fluency in English and Swahili – spoken and written

    To apply, please send (1) your current Curriculum Vitae, (2) at least three references with current e-mail and telephone contacts, (3) your salary history, and (4) a cover letter describing your interest in the position.

    How to apply:
    Click Here to Apply
  2. ndyoko

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    thanx mkuu!