Social Safeguard Expert, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

Social Safeguard Expert, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Social Safeguard Expert for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A post-graduate degree in social sciences including economics, sociology, anthropology or relevant fields;
  • At least 5 years relevant experience working with multilateral/international financial institutions and/or working on projects financed by multilateral/ international financial institutions;
  • Familiar with World Bank social safeguards policies and similar requirements and have demonstrated experience in successfully meeting these requirements
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, communication and perfect writing skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands and assignments, priorities and deadlines;
  • Experience working on operations in the private sector and/or the public sector in Africa;
  • Reliable and self-motivated with high degree of initiative and good performance reputation;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to work in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment; and
  • Strong language skills in either Swahili or English and sufficient working knowledge of the other.
  • Knowledge and skill of standards set out by the World Bank/International Finance Corporation and MIGA. Of key importance are issues such as displacement of people and child labor;
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Sector Expert – Crops, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Sector Expert – Crops for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in agriculture with strong bias in agronomy, soil science, or related qualification;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in conservation agriculture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conservation agriculture
  • Significant and proven experience working on agricultural projects e in East Africa and specifically Tanzania;
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Sector Expert – Livestock, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background 

CNFA is seeking a Sector Expert – Livestock for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in agriculture with strong bias in agronomy, animal husbandry veterinary medicine, or related qualification;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in conservation agriculture;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conservation agriculture;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the livestock sub-sector required with significant and proven livestock projects engagement experience in East Africa and specifically Tanzania;
  •  Good command of spoken and written in English, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Legal Expert, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Legal Expert for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between stallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in Law;
  • Proven comparable law firm experience;
  • Proven background on corporate law (contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws);
  • Knowledge of legal system of Tanzania strongly preferred;
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills;
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail;
  • Current license to practice law in Tanzania;
  • English fluency required, knowledge of Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Environmental Safeguard Expert, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background 

CNFA is seeking an Environmental Safeguard Expert for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A post-graduate degree in environmental sciences Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Management or relevant fields from recognized University;
  • At least 5 years relevant experience working with multilateral/international financial institutions and/or working on projects financed by multilateral/ international financial institutions;
  • Familiar with World Bank environmental safeguards policies and similar requirements and have demonstrated experience in successfully meeting these requirements
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, communication and perfect writing skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands and assignments, priorities and deadlines;
  • Experience working on operations in the private sector and/or the public sector in Africa;
  • Reliable and self-motivated with high degree of initiative and good performance reputation;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to work in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment; and
  • Strong language skills in either Swahili or English and sufficient working knowledge of the other.
  • Skills to analyze project’s inclusion of environmental safeguards especially with regard to pesticides, water utilization, deforestation and pollution etc. Furthermore, the expert shall ensure that investments must also comply with the provisions of the Environmental Management Act of 2004;
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Financial Analyst, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background 

CNFA is seeking a Financial Analyst for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least post-graduate degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent qualification;
  • At least 3 years of directly related experience in commercial lending, financial analysis, business consulting/coaching, or agribusiness lending experience preferred;
  • Understanding of economic and or financial evaluation tools including ratios, cash flows, break-even points, etc.; 
  • Understanding of financing options for business start-ups and business expansions; 
  • Skills in preparing and presenting accurate written and oral summaries of business and financial analyses prepared;
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Team Leader, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Team Leader for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between stallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least a postgraduate degree in business administration, agricultural economics, financial management, Law or an equivalent qualification;
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in agribusiness project management with at least 5 years project management of matching grants (or related project) financing;
  • Successful track record of soliciting funds for financing agricultural value chain;
  • Experience utilizing combination of analytical, statistical, and empirical methods to gain deep understanding of design and minimize overall development timelines;
  • Demonstrated ability manage complex and multi stakeholder agribusiness projects;
  • Ability to communicate complex technical and business issue completely, concisely, and effectively to enable high-quality decision making and drive cross-functional alignment.
  • English fluency required, knowledge of Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.

Business Development Expert, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

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Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Business Development Expert for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between stallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A post-graduate degree in agriculture, business administration, economics, or equivalent qualification;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in agribusiness project development with at least 3 years project management of matching grants (or related project) financing;
  • Considerable knowledge of sound business development procedures including business financing, human resources, IT, inbound logistics, operations, and sales and marketing;
  • Understanding of economic and or financial evaluation tools including ratios, cash flows, break-even points, etc.; 
  • Understanding of financing options for business start-ups and business expansions 
  • Skills in preparing and presenting accurate written and oral summaries of business and financial analyses prepared; 
  • English fluency required, knowledge of Swahili strongly preferred

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.