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Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) is a grassroots organization with registration number 00NGO/R/0833. SAT works closely with small scale farmers on organic farming and stakeholders like universities, companies and governmental extension officers. Its holistic approach is built on the four pillars dissemination, research, application and networking. An exciting opportunity with this dynamic and fast-growing organisation awaits the right candidate. This is a busy, high-volume but friendly environment that will suit an organised and professional person with passion for organic agriculture, community development, a great eye for detail and plenty of team spirit.

Job Title: Communications and Resource Mobilization Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative communication manager who loves portraying the work SAT is doing. The person should have interest in organic agriculture, likes to create stories with words and pictures to inspire people for the work of SAT.

The communication manager is responsible for conveying Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania’s (SAT) internal and external messages. He/she will communicate SAT’s activities and achievements to the organic movement and to other relevant stakeholders. Internal communication shall increase collaboration, cohesiveness and team spirt. External communication represents the image of SAT on an international scale.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Having a bachelor or master’s degree in communication or marketing field (being capable to translate scientific language into English and German which can be understood by not-scientific people).
  • Having passion for agroecology and organic farming
  • Having passion for creating positive impact in our world
  • Being proficient at working with others
  • Having excellent communication skills in English, German and preferably Swahili
  • Having excellent writing skills in English, German and preferably Swahili
  • Having basic software skills for layout and homepage design
  • Having Photography Skills
  • Having Research Skills
  • Being profound in proofreading
  • Having strong leadership skills
  • Motorcycle Licence

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • To have knowledge about SAT activities and agroecology
  • To have adequate and updated promotional material available
  • To update homepages (SAT, NLO and SAT Holistic Group Ltd) and regularly used Social Media
  • Regular Newsletters on a monthly basis
  • Develop Marketing materials for promotion and sale of SAT FTC trainings
  • Grant and Proposal Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Planning and Reporting
  • Maintaining Customer and Donor Relationship
  • Public Relations and International Relationship Management
  • To contribute to Mkulima Mbunifu (MkM) magazine Develop a yearly plan for communication department (incl. Budget)
  • Prepare internal and external communications plans and policies
  • Monitor progress and activities of the department (e.g. Activity plan)
  • Research and prepare relevant subject matters, write speeches and prepare presentations
  • Reporting and Progress Updates
  • Attend meetings and read project reports to be aware about the current activities
  • Proof-reading of project reports

Job Title: Assistant Communications Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative assistant communication manager who loves portraying the work and impact of SAT through powerful stories and strong imagery to inspire people. The person should have an interest in organic agriculture, sustainability, and communicating to varied audiences.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or any other relevant field
  • Experience in working in communications in a reputable organization
  • Proven record of successful communication to all levels of education and understanding
  • Being able to convey complex information into layman’s terms
  • Ability to write proposals for grants and fundraising
  • Strong passion for sustainable agriculture
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili
  • Publishing Cooperative Newsletters on Monthly basis (Swahili)
  • A strong ability to connect with people and work in teams
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Have basic software skills for layout (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and homepage design (WordPress)
  • Photography skills
  • Being profound in proofreading, editing, writing
  • Motorcycle License strongly recommended
  • Ability to go to difficult locations

Responsibilities:

  • Public Relations
  • Creating awareness of SAT by overseeing communication channels and upholding brand image through social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Advertise SAT Farmer Training Courses, FairCarbon4Us and other relevant consulting services
  • Research and prepare relevant subject matters, write speeches and prepare presentations
  • Reporting and Progress Updates
  • Attend meetings and read project reports to be aware about the current activities
  • Proof-reading of project reports
  • Guide the preparation of the annual report
  • Planning and Monitoring
  • Communication Report (bi-annually)
  • Media Coordination
  • Develop a yearly plan for communication department (incl. Budget)
  • Prepare internal and external communications plans and policies
  • Monitor progress and activities of the department (e.g. Activity plan)
  • Writing articles for Mkulima Mbunifu, our farmer magazine
  • Weekly Field Visits to different project locations

Job Title: Fleet Manager

We are seeking for a highly motivated Fleet Manager who will passionately oversee the maintenance, repair, equipment installation and daily vehicle turnaround, and operation, so that SAT may be able to distribute their products or render service effectively at a minimal cost. A Fleet Manager who will be responsible for the management and development of the members in the fleet team ,and an ambitious leader who will drive the fleet team into achieving the goals set and daily tasks.

Skills Demanded

  • Bachelor in Transport and Logistics Management, or any relevant field
  • Min 2 years working experience (fully employed)
  • Valid Driving License preferably class C.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: A fleet manager is a skilled negotiator, an active listener, and an agile speaker and writer where vendors and all levels of employees are concerned.
  • Computer and software skills: In addition to email, instant messaging, spreadsheet, and word processing apps, he is familiar with fleet-specific programs like route navigation software and logistics and supply chain software.
  • Finance and accounting literacy: A fleet manager needs to understand how to read a balance sheet and how to establish a departmental and fleet budget.
  • Ability to supervise staff: With overseeing transportation, he supervises and critiques the work of other employees in a variety of roles.
  • Understanding of what is under the hood: A fleet manager needs to understand vehicle systems, mechanics, and technology sufficiently to authorize repairs and accurately evaluate the work of employees involved in maintenance and repairs.

Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations: He is well-versed in the environmental and safety laws, regulations, and rules that are relevant to the fleet department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans and heads the operations of company garage and vehicle fleet.
  • Develops and maintains efficient performance standards, procedures, and policies.
  • Assures accuracy of parts inventories.
  • Develops and maintains Fleet Department budget.
  • Directs repair, service, and maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Develops and supervises vehicle preventive maintenance schemes.
  • Reviews periodic repair procedures to ensure completeness, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Recommends vehicles meant for replacement and arranges for necessary disposal or auction.
  • Interviews, trains, and disciplines subordinate staff members.
  • Directs supervisory staff in planning of driving, automotive repair, and maintenance jobs.
  • Investigates vehicle accidents, negotiates for any possible settlements, and authorizes any repairs or maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Drives if necessary, for the organization.

Applications must be sent in soft copy to hr@kilimo.org . CV including current contacts of three references, media portfolio, copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, motivation letter all submitted before 1st February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.