TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is funded by a range of development agencies with the aim of growing prosperity in East Africa through trade. We believe that enhanced trade contributes to economic growth, a reduction in poverty and subsequently increased prosperity.
The first phase of TMEA runs to mid-2017 and we expect this to be followed by a second phase from 2017 to 2024. TMEA has its headquarters in Nairobi with branches in Arusha, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, Juba, Kampala and Kigali.
We are looking for high calibre, results-oriented and experienced Tanzanian professional to join our team in the position detailed below.
Programme Manager, Business Competitiveness – Tanzania
The Programme Manager (PM) will be responsible for the effective establishment and delivery of programming at the country level under the strategic objective of Improved Business Competitiveness (SO3) in line with TMEA project documents and the overall TMEA Theory of Change (TOC).
The work will contribute directly to TMEA’s third Strategic Objective (SO3) of Improved Business Competitiveness.
The PM’s primary role will be to support the Country Director in developing and rolling out the SO3 national programme.
The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in Economics, Political Science, International Trade, International Relations or Development or other relevant field or combined equivalent experience.
A post-graduate degree in a related field will be an added advantage. S/he should have a minimum of at least seven (7) years of proven experience in programme / project management of supporting the implementation of business competitiveness projects (private sector development, value chain, logistics services for trade and export capability) and/or private sector or civil society engagement in East Africa.
Strong stakeholder coordination and communications skills are essential.
Detailed job profile for this post can be accessed on our website www.trademarkea.com.
The position is available on contract to 30 June 2017 with the possibility of renewal.
Please apply online through http://www.trademarkea.com/work-with-us/ by Friday, 8 July 2016, 5.00pm East African time and ensure that you attach your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, and present position.
Your application should also include names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. Interviews will be conducted in August 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Please note that we will only consider applications received on-line through the link provided above.
Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
We reserve the right to accept or reject any application.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
TradeMark East Africa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to open and transparent recruitment processes.