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Project Coordinator At TADB

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Project Coordinator At TADB

Overview

Nature and scope:

The job holder reports to the Director of Planning, Policy, and Research administratively and to the project steering committee in all project matters. He/She is the project focal point and is responsible for the coordination, implementation, reporting, and management of the project.

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Key Responsibilities:

Project Effectiveness.

  • Accountable for ensuring all elements are in place for smooth and effective implementation of the project, achieving the key milestones of the project as agreed with the donor.
  • Lead and support the development of strategic and business plans for new business and joint venture operations, which include possible processing plants.
  • Along with Bank and Project Teams, the Project Coordinator shall lead and oversee the hiring and development of teams.
  • Ensure the business work ties to an annual operating plan and work towards financial sustainability.
  • Support milk processors and Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) to overcome business challenges and expose them to business opportunities for growth.
  • Lead and develop strategic plans and formulate key strategies for the project, translated into actionable and impactful short and long-term work plans and align with sound budgets.
  • Oversee general project leadership (Programs, Finance, and HR).
  • Lead and collaborate with implementing partners to formulate sound strategic actions and techniques in the project implementation.

Partnership Development, Relationship Management, and Resource Mobilization.

  • Establish, foster, and manage high-level relationships with key stakeholders who are critical to the success of the project.
  • Map strategic project partners available within the country like Government; Ministries, Departments, and Agencies; Private Sector Players, multilateral and bilateral organizations; farmer-based and farmer-supporting institutions, and others.
  • Collaborate with Bank and Implementing Partners to engage and manage relationships with strategic partners; and create mutual linkages among partners to leverage resources; hence synergies.
  • Represent TADB and the Project in various stakeholder platforms; share and gather learning events across partners and ensure that TADB and Project interests are taken care of at all levels.
  • Lead planning and strategic efforts in resource mobilization in collaborations with TADB and Implementing Partners.
  • Work with Implementing Partners, other partners, and stakeholders in improving and sharing experiences across the country.

Operations and Compliance.

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  • Accountable for project-level compliance with both TADB and donors’ contractual obligations, policies, and procedures.
  • Along with the Bank and Implementing Partners Finance Teams, lead Operational Plans and Budgets (OPBs) and review activities.
  • Supervise expenditure control within the budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual regulations and procedures of the donors.
  • Ensure the existence and functioning of systems for the control of all assets, estates, funds, equipment, and installations.
  • Submit timely financial reports to the Bank and BMGF as required.
  • Facilitate all audits and follow up on the implementation of any recommendations emanating from such audits.
  • Recruit, train and retain high caliber staff for the project (under TADB) and ensure Implementing Partner gets desired characters for the project.

Responsible for end-to-end Project Staff Performance.

  • Oversee procurement activities under TADB’s mandate and as per TADB set policies and standards for procurement.
  • Ensure goods/ services to be procured reflect value for money, are timely delivered, and are in intact quality and specifications.
  • Produce quarterly progress reports which will cover updates on annual work plans, financial, technical, administrative issues, and partnership management events.
  • Produce various reports in partnership with implementing partners for sharing with stakeholders within and outside the country.

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Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience:

  • Master’s in Business Administration or Agricultural Economics or Animal Science or Food Science (Dairy Technology) or Rural Development or Project Management or Marketing.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in development projects, commercial businesses, NGO management/dairy/agriculture development, and dairy value chain management.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with proven success in senior positions in Project Management (preferably dairy/agricultural projects).
  • Relevant training in Enterprise development, Organizational Development Project planning, and management.

Remuneration:

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Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer. The bank offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and an excellent working environment.

Mode of application and deadline: 

Job applicants are required to apply for these employment opportunities through the TADB career portal: https://www.tadb.co.tz/careers/

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Please note: applicants are required to attach the following to their respective applications.

Application letter showing how they meet the requirements of the position;

  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae which includes Contacts stating the name in full, physical address, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of the candidate.
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates.
  • Names and full contacts of three (3) referees.

Closing date: Applications should reach the undersigned no later than 4.00 pm on Monday, 21st   of February 2022.

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