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Job Vacancies in a Tanzania Manufacturing and Trading Group of Company

Our Clients — a Tanzania-based group of manufacturing and trading companies, are urgently looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions.

Deputy General Manager — Textile 

Job: The candidate will occupy number two position in a large textile unit and will have administrative responsibilities in addition to production and maintenance.

Person: The candidate will be essentially a textile processing and printing technologist but exposure to other aspects of textile manufacturing like spinning, weaving etc. is a must. We are looking for a graduate textile engineer who has experience of working in well-run textile unit/s in senior positions for around 15 years.

Assistant Manager - Textile Marketing 

Job: The incumbent will be a deputy to the Manager — Textile Marketing and will be responsible for sales, promotion and marketing of textile fabrics of African prints across Tanzania and in neighbouring countries. The job entails extensive travelling and hands-on approach.

Person: We are looking for a graduate (preferably a Diploma in Sales) with effective communication skills and perseverance. Fluency in Swahili and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in African traditional clothing like Khanga and Kitenge will be preferred.

Manager - Transport 
Ref: MT

Job: This is essentially a job for a logistics person to head the Transport Division with a fleet of over a thousand heavy, medium and light commercial vehicles.

The Transport Division carries cargo across the length and breadth of Tanzania and to neighbouring countries. It also comprises a central workshop which maintains the vehicles of the Transport Division and also all other company vehicles and has a body-building division.

The incumbent will be responsible for planning, execution and implementing transport orders, optimizing vehicle utilization through use of logistics tools, proper upkeep of the fleet and aggressive marketing. The job also includes monitoring statutory compliance.

The position reports to the Group CEO.

Person: The incumbent will be a logistics person. Technical qualification in automobile or mechanical engineering will be a great advantage.

We are looking for someone with sound knowledge of the region’s roads network and other means of transport and a minimum 15 years’ experience of working in a similar unit.

Assistant Manager - Automobile Workshop 
Ref: AMAW)

Job: This position is for in-house workshop within the Transport Division of the company and comprises of Engine Room, Gearbox Section, Electrical Section, Fabrication Workshop and General Service Section.

The incumbent will be deputy to the Workshop Manager and will be responsible for coordinating and ensuring smooth operations and maintenance of vehicles, identifying inventory levels, and for efficient storage of spares and equipment. S/he will be responsible for maintaining history of the entire fleet of vehicles.

Person: The incumbent should be at least a Diploma holder in Automobile Engineering and a skilled problem shooter with minimum seven years’ working experience in a similar workshop.

S/he should have sound knowledge of mechanical/electrical problems and solutions of LCV & HCV and possess hands-on experience in transport industry and have exposure to all types of
vehicles (light commercial vehicles three to 10 MT Trucks, semi trailers, inter semi trailers, dump trucks, cranes and forklifts, etc).

Fluency in Swahili, working experience in East Africa and knowledge of Chinese vehicles will be an advantage.

Supervisor — Transport (Logistics) 
Ref: ST

Job: The applicant will be responsible for checking the movements of vehicles through GPRS tracking systems and verifying with job allocation and maintain daily operational information of the Fleet, S/he will follow up with workshop for vehicles under repair and maintain vehicle history sheets. S/he will be responsible for optimizing fuel consumption through effective logistics and operations.

Person: The applicant should have sound knowledge of logistics management, should be computer savvy, and have hands-on experience. Fluency in Swahili is a must. S/he should have knowledge of regions and routes and should have a brief idea of distance and fuel calculations.

Deputy General Manager - Agriculture 

Job: Agriculture division presently comprises Sisal farms, Sisal manufacturing, and Tea Estates and is expanding into tea manufacturing. The incumbent will be responsible to profitably manage all the units.

S/he will provide technical and managerial leadership and maintain cordial relationship with employees, superiors, business contacts, government establishment and others.

He will ensure statutory compliance, implement strict financial discipline and create
accountability at all levels of management. S/he will be expected to explore opportunities, expand and diversify business activities for effective utilization of resources.

Person: The person should be a graduate in Agriculture or equivalent and should have minimum 15 years of experience in Tea and Sisal plantations. The candidate should have sound technical knowledge, managerial skills, and business acumen. S/he should be willing to travel extensively and should be able to communicate effectively in Swahili.

Crops Procurement Manager 
Ref: CPM

Job: The incumbent will be responsible for market research and buying various crops at reasonable rates from farmers. The position reports to the Head of Exports. The job includes extensive travelling and communication.

Person: The incumbent should be preferably a Graduate or equivalent in agriculture with knowledge of different crops like pulses, cereals, cocoa, sesame seeds, etc. and should be fluent in Swahili.

Chief Security Officer — Group level (CSEO)

Job: The Chief Security Officer will be responsible for the whole gamut of security management of the organization. This will include physical security and use of technology, viz. using relevant security systems and GPRS tracking devices.

S/he will identify critical points of danger, plan a foolproof and strong security layout and execute the same and simultaneously train the guards. Physical protection responsibilities will include asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems, video surveillance etc.

S/he will ensure loss prevention and prevention of fraudulent practices. He will also ensure adherence to relevant statutory laws.

Person: The person should be a graduate or equivalent with exposure to industrial security management for 10 — 15 years. Formal qualification in Industrial Security will be desirable though not compulsory. People with police or army background will be preferred.

Ref: SK

Job: The candidate will be responsible for stores and inventory management comprising receipts and issues.

Person: The candidate should be preferably a graduate or equivalent with knowledge of book keeping and Materials or inventory management. Candidates having knowledge of Tally and fluency in Swahili will be preferred.

Unit Accountant
Ref: UA

Job: The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining timely and accurate accounts for a unit. S/he will prepare Profit and Loss Statement, Monthly Balance Sheet, Cash flow / Fund flow Statements and ensure that all statutory accounting is up-to-date.

Person: The person should ideally be an Advance Diploma holder in accounting or a CA inter. Masters in accountancy with good accounting background can also apply. Candidates with experience in manufacturing and trading organizations for about five years will be preferred.

Import / Export Documentation Officer
Ref: IED

Job: The candidate will be responsible to prepare, verify and file documents for goods imported from suppliers and create export documentation for suppliers and shipment of goods.

Person: The candidate should be a graduate with diploma ¡n Export/Import documentation procedures. They should have good experience of similar job.

Operations Manager - Petroleum 
Ref: OM

Job: The person will be responsible for hospitality arrangement for storage of petroleum products, monitor stock levels at the depot and supervise marketing.

Person: The person should be a Graduate, preferably a petroleum technologist, with fluency in Swahili and English languages. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of similar experience.

Assistant Marketing Manager - Petroleum 
Ref: AMM

Job: The person will be responsible to develop potential customers for petroleum products, monitor sales order process and documentation S/he will have to monitor the movement of products to customers and liaise with surveyors and transporters and depot personnel for the same.

Person: The candidate should be a Graduate and a computer literate with a minimum of 5 years experience in marketing petroleum in local market. Candidates with excellent knowledge of local petroleum market and competitors will be preferred.

Maintenance Engineer
Ref: ME

Job: The candidate will be responsible for maintenance of machineries and equipments in the beverages unit.

Person: The candidate will be a mechanical engineer with about 5 years experience in beverages and / or plastic industry. Candidates with exposure in beverages bottling setup will be preferred.

Company offers attractive salary packages for all positions. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will not be a constraint for the right candidates.

Interested candidates should e-mail their CVs to with the position or reference code mentioned in the subject line of the mail. Do mention your current salary in the covering email.

The Executive - Recruitment
Peoplepower Limited,
P.O Box 21515
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +255 797 124 124

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