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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sales Representative


SWAROVSKI, is looking for:
Independent Agent for Africa East, to represent our products and brand in B2B
Availability for travelling along East Africa
Sales skills and willing to start up a good business idea

What is the business about?
Our B2B business is mainly happening in Fashion industry and Corporate Gift business.
We are producing premium crystals for the fashion industry and we are mainly selling our crystals to segments like: Traditional and Fashion Wear, Accessories, Costume Jewelery, Shoes, Home Accessories and Lighting.
We also offer our finished SWAROVSKI products as Corporate Gifting for companies for special occasions like: gifts for clients, redemption and loyalty programs, anniversaries, Christmas…

What we offer?
10% sales commission
Travel expenses paid by Swarovski
Belong to multinational company with possibilities to develop your career

Where to contact?
ses.marketdevelopment@swarovski.com
Send to us your motivation letter and explain why you think you are good for this job

ABOUT SWAROVSKI
Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity.
Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. Now celebrating its 120th anniversary and run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach with approximately 2,560 stores in around 170 countries, more than 25,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.33 billion euros in 2014.
Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives),
Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2014, the Group generated revenue of about 3.05 billion euros and employed more than 30,000 people. The Swarovski Foundation was set up in 2012 to honor the philanthropic spirit of founder Daniel Swarovski. Its mission is to support creativity and culture, promote wellbeing, and conserve natural resources.

www.professional.swarovski.com

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Swahilihub Coordinator


Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:

Swahilihub Coordinator

Job Purpose:
The purpose of this job position is to spearhead and drive operations of Swahili hub portal and make it the premier Swahili portal on the worldwide web by providing leadership, exhibiting innovation and creativity and collaborating with internal and external players and stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas:
Plan the delivery of Swahilihub activities in accordance with the mission and
the goals of the group.
Develop and implement short term and long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project.
Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the project.
Develop a Swahilihub evaluation framework to ass areas or improvement.
Develop, implement and monitor Swahili hub commercialization plan to make the project sustainable.
Establish and implement a performance management process for all Swahili hub staff
Communicate with clients and other stakeholders to gain support for the
project and to solicit input to improve the project
Liaise with other managers to ensure the effective and efficient project delivery
Ensure that the project operates within the approved budget and write reports on the project for management

• Deadlines control - Zero tolerance
• Customer service: 24 hour turnaround for resolution of complaints

Qualifications and Attributes Required:
• Academic: Basic University Degree in Kiswahili from Reputable Institution

Experience:
5 years' working experience in Kiswahili editing Digital media knowledge will be an added advantage
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of the dynamics of the Education systems and markets in East Africa.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by September 9, 2016 to;

Human Resources Manager,
Mwananchi Communications Ltd,
P. 0. Box 19754, Dar es Salaam

Friday, August 12, 2016

SALES AND MARKETING ASSISTANT


Job Title: SALES AND MARKETING ASSISTANT
Reporting To: Manager
Payment: Tsh10,000/day and 2.5% sales commission


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To market and make sales of  Products

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
·        Identify the main users of the products.
·        Identify the competitors of the products.
·        To identify the most demanded brands of products.
·        To conduct various research.
·        To conduct the stock checking
·        Other duties assigned by shop owner

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
·        Excellent marketing and advertising skills, good communication skills, the ability to work quickly and under pressure.

OTHER QUALIFICATION:
Experience with sales and marketing of products


WORKING STATION
Agent is expected to work at Soweto, Mbeya Region
Agent should be already living in Mbeya Region



SAMPLE OF EMAIL APPLICATION

To: applicationformsagent@gmail.com


Subject: SAM AGENT; TSH 10,000per DAY.

Email body:

Hello!

I want to be paid TSH 10,000per day and 2.5% sales commission

My phone numbers are +255715-999-99X, +255755-888-88X. I am currently living XXX ward(kata), XXX district(wilaya) of Mbeya


See my attached CV

Regards
Joy Peter.


REMUNERATION:
·        Tsh10,000/day and 2.5% sales commission
·        The officer will work as a Consultant who  will NOT be given salary or other benefits as she/he is not an employee of the company


APPLICATION:
With Email Subject “SAM Agent; TSH 10,000per  day(payment) ”, Send your CVto applicationformsagent@gmail.com

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Social Media Manager


Vacancy ; Social Media Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are recruiting for a Social Media Manager for a boutique Advertising, PR and Social Media Agency. This is a direct hire opportunity.

In this position, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop social media content, manage and moderate each assigned brand page and respond to questions and comments within the community.
  • Implement brand-specific and strategic follower strategies and influencer outreach.
  • Develop and manage targeted and paid social media promotions.
  • Are you interested? The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Promotions or related field.
  • 2 years social media and/or digital marketing experience required. Agency experience is preferred; background in copywriting is a plus.
  • Experience managing multiple brand communities simultaneously across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+.
  • Must be experienced in all aspects of digital marketing (creative and media), including mobile marketing, online communities, search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization SEO).
  • You can see it. More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference.


For immediate consideration, email your resume to krantz.charles@koncept.co.tz

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Freelance Graphic Designer


Opportunity - Freelance Graphic Designer

Power Providers is currently looking for a Freelance Graphic Designer to assist Power Providers in its branding and presentation.

About Power Providers
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over nine years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.
Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Freelance Graphic Designer reports to the Business Development Manager. The Freelance Graphic Designer assists in building and improving the corporate identity of Power Providers. The output includes, but is not limited to: improving document layout, creating document templates, designing flyers, posters, letterheads, branded material, advertisements, etc.
It is expected that Power Providers will request the services from the Freelance Graphic Designer ca. 1-3 days per month depending upon qualifications.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Graphic Designer with at least the following qualifications:
Extensive experience in Graphic Design
Proven track-record with portfolio to present
Ability to be flexible and responsive
Good spoken and written English

Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
An adequate hourly/daily compensation
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/BU3bA5ITpGnKGP5G2
2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Technical Manager”. In your email please attach:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Portfolio with showcase of previous work done
Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is August 8th 2016 at 12:00. Interviews will be scheduled the following week. The anticipated start date lays in September.

Freelance IT Support


Opportunity - Freelance IT Support
Power Providers is currently looking for a Freelance IT Support to assist Power Providers in IT-related tasks and potentially provide training and support in our transformation making better use of IT systems.

About Power Providers
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over nine years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.
Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Freelance IT Support reports to the Business Development Manager. He/she will be responsible for carrying out regular maintenance on the PP IT hardware and software (computers, phones, etc.). This includes fixing bugs, managing updates and creating back-ups. Depending on the qualifications the IT support can assist in roll-out and training on new IT projects. Additionally he/she can be involved in updating the website, and managing our current IT systems.
It is expected that Power Providers will request the services from the Freelance IT Support ca. 2-5 days per month depending upon qualifications.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Freelance IT Support with at least the following qualifications:
Extensive experience in IT Support
Living in or near Arusha
More than 3 years of relevant work experience
Comprehensive knowledge of
Windows operating system
Google Apps for Work
Anti-virus protection
Experience in Inventory Management Systems, Quickbooks, CRM, etc. is a plus
Ability to be flexible and responsive
Problem solver
Able to report digitally in a structured and timely manner
Good spoken and written English
Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
an adequate hourly/daily compensation
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/QAXFJ0NHo8Gnpu772 
2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Freelance IT Support”. In your email please attach:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Professional certificates
Certificates of service
Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references
Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is August 8th 2016 at 12:00. Interviews will be scheduled the following week. The anticipated start date lays in September.

Trainee Design Engineer


Employment Opportunity - Trainee Design Engineer

Power Providers is currently looking for a Trainee Design Engineer to strengthen our technical team.
About Power Providers
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over nine years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.
Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Trainee Design Engineer reports to the Technical Manager and has a lot of contact with the Account Manager. As a Trainee Design Engineer you will be trained to design power systems for our clients. It is expected that you will first master the design of solar power systems and subsequently go into generator, solar water pumping and solar water heating system design.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Trainee Design Engineer with at least the following qualifications:
At least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar with good grades
Between 0 and 3 years work experience
An expressed interest and preferably experience in at least 2 of the following fields
Solar power systems
Generator installation & maintenance
Solar water pumping
Solar water heating
Experience with solar design software an advantage
Ability to work concentrated and precise
Excellent computer skills
Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
Good spoken and written English
Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
a 2-year long on-the-job training program
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/rFNGF9ZMTzhbB9NF3
2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Trainee Design Engineer”. In your email please attach:

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Professional certificates
Certificates of service
Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references
Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is August 8th 2016 at 12:00. Interviews will be scheduled the following week. The anticipated start date lays in September.

Technical Manager


Employment Opportunity - Technical Manager

Power Providers is currently looking for a Technical Manager to lead and strengthen our technical team.

About Power Providers
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over nine years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.

Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Technical Manager leads the Technical Team and reports directly to the Managing Director. The Technical Manager manages the planning, scheduling and execution of all projects in full cooperation with his/her colleagues. The Technical Manager is expected to meet or exceed the client project design and implementation targets and to champion department efficiency and accuracy, and to be a role model for Power Providers core values. In this capacity, the employee will be responsible for oversight and training of technicians, fabricators and mechanics.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Technical Manager with at least the following qualifications:
Extensive experience in managing a technical department/team
More than 5 years work experience
Comprehensive knowledge of at least 2 of the following fields
Solar power systems
Generator installation & maintenance
Solar water pumping
Solar water heating
A relevant diploma in your field of expertise
Able to report digitally in a structured and timely manner
Good knowledge of best safety practises
Being able to stay professional at all times even under high stress
Good customer service and responsiveness
Computer literate
Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
Good spoken and written English

Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
a training program combined with on the job learning in the first 4 weeks
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/P2IQ0aNN4QV5CQ4D3
2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Technical Manager”. In your email please attach:

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Professional certificates
Certificates of service
Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references
Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is August 8th 2016 at 12:00. Interviews will be scheduled the following weeks. The anticipated start date lays in September.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Sales and Marketing Representative - 5 Posts


Job Position: Sales and Marketing Representative - 5 Posts

Introduction
Career Options Africa is a HR Advisory firm with regional presence in East Africa while our client is an international company that is planning to enter the Tanzanian energy market
Industry

The products in focus are Batteries, Lamps & Car Batteries

Job Objectives
Developing and maintaining relationships with business partners and business associates.
Developing sales & managing marketing activities in the East African regions.
Market visits, analysis of trends and creating related reports for East African countries.

Academic Requirements
University degree in Sales &Marketing or equivalent.
Proficient in Ms. Office tools (Excel/Word/ PPT).

Ideal candidate must have:
Work experience 4 -6 years and understanding about the East African markets.
Good understanding of sales and marketing techniques.
Must have a valid driving license
Good command of English Swahili. Ability to communicate in Hindi will be an added advantage for the representative in one (1) city out of the five vacancies. Candidates should be open to travel.
Equal Employment Employer
The Company is an equal Employment Employer and Tanzanians of all origins are free to apply. Tanzanian Citizens of  all descents including Arabs , Asians and other minority groups  are encouraged to apply to due to the diverse nature of target clients
Salary

Salary  USD 1,500/-  -  USD 2,000 Based on the  relevant experience

How to apply
Please send detailed CV to consult@careeroptionsafrica.co.ke  indicating the position title country sale and marketing representative (Tanzania) on the email subject link.


Human Resource Manager


Our Client East Africa’s leading Manufacturing Group is currently seeking to fill the Role of a  Human Resource Manager for its Tanzanian Plant. The incumbent a strategic HR Leader responsible for providing administrative support in the identification of Human Resources and administrative priorities within the company develop and deliver people administration strategies and recommend appropriate solutions which support the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Champion  Recruitment, On boarding, Training, Performance Management, Reward & Compensation, off Boarding and all HR  processes for the company
In charge of contracting, staff benefits management and salary review cycle management
 Lead all Collective Bargaining negotiations with the UNIONs and ensure the company interests are appropriately taken care of in the final Agreements.
Participate in the administration of strategic planning and decision-making of the company in a way that the organization’s human resource strategy is aligned with other business strategies.
Provide expert advice and support to managers and staffs on all aspects of people administration
Advice the initiation, design and implement strategic HR projects as and when required.
Keep up-to-date with legal developments and advice the management ensuring compliance and mitigation of risk factors.
Manage disciplinary and grievance matters ensuring they meet the requirements of the company policies, legal and best practice employment legislation
Ensuring managers and staffs are aware of company administrative policies and procedures and able to operate them effectively and provide support to staff on HR issues as and when required.
Ensure that staff are informed and updated on approve key business and organizational issues.
Maintain custody of and update employee records ensuring statutory compliance as required.
Follow-up and initiate the periodic performance evaluations at supervisory staff levels.
Prepare accurate periodic reports as required.
Generate timely and accurate reports as required.
Comply with company security, health and safety requirements.
Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the management from time-to-time.

Qualifications:

University degree in Human Resources Management
Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
Must  be a Tanzanian Citizen
6+ years’ experience as a HR Generalist , 3 in HR Management Role in the Mining/Manufacturing environment
Conversant with the Labor Laws , must have managed unified staff

Application Procedure:
Qualified & interested candidates to share their CVs via recruitment@frank-mgt.com CC frank.vacancies@yahoo.com on or before 15th July, 2016.
Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Frank Management Consult Ltd Nyaku House,1st Floor, Argwings Kodhek Road,Hurlingham.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hardware Analyst - 1 Post


Duma Works is recruiting a Hardware Analyst for one of our clients. The company is one of the leading solar companies in Sub-Saharan Africa, that provide and finances accessible, affordable, and energy-efficient appliances designed for off-grid homes and businesses.

Location: Mwanza, Tanzania

Role Summary
The Hardware Analyst is a critical member of our growing team.  For an early-career professional or engineer with electronics experience, it is a great opportunity to develop your skills and build a career in the growing solar industry.

Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for a variety of mission critical areas that will give you exposure to all aspects of our operations and technology:
  • Testing and quality control of solar, battery, and communications hardware received from manufacturer;
  • Product development support, including prototype hardware programming, measurement, and testing; 
  • Troubleshooting of hardware failures, determining root cause and potential fixes; 
  • Customer technical support (level 2) and support to our customer services team;
  • Inventory management, including tracking and basic logistics; 
  • Basic assembly of products (e.g. inserting SIM cards; labeling) to prepare for sale.


Prerequisites (level of proficiency):

  • You do need to be experienced with a number of technologies, responsible, and eager to learn.  Given the unique nature of this position, it is expected that the Hardware Analyst will acquire some of the necessary skills on the job.  
  • Digital circuitry and electronics, including measurement and assembly (basic);
  • Programming of circuit boards: uploading and testing software (medium);
  • Technical support, either in a call-center or internal context (medium);
  • Quality control (basic);
  • English and Swahili fluency.


Qualities Required:

  •  Personal attributes and values are equally important to work experience:  
  • Excellent communication skills: able to diagnose and instruct;
  • Highly organized and process-oriented; 
  • Thorough with great attention to detail;
  • High integrity


Opportunity: For someone looking to develop as a technologist and learn the solar industry, this role will provide great exposure.

APPLY
Send your cover letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to hardware-analyst-tz@dumaworks.com

Deadline for receiving applications: 10th July 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Office Attendant (6 Posts )


Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti and The Citizen is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of: Office Attendant (6 Posts ) in the following regions - Mbeya, Dodoma, Tanga, Morogoro, Iringa and Zanzibar


Job Purpose:
The Office Attendant is responsible for providing administrative and beverage services in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.

Main Responsibilities:
• Prepares and serves beverages for staff-and visitors
• Carries out proper housekeeping and maintains a clean working environment
• Carriers out routing checks on photocopiers
• Delivers mail internally gives customer requisite information
• Checks the appointments diary and directs visitors with appointments to correct offices
• Attend to visitors without appointments, finds out their requirements and liaises with the relevant members of staff for information
• Ensures that all visitors are promptly attended to in the most friendly manner
• Liaises with security personnel to keep the reception are safe and decongested
• Creates a friendly atmosphere and environment to customers
• Bring up files and other documents required for business operations

• Maintain an up to date and efficient filling and retrieval system
• Process correspondence and reports promptly
• Monitors telephone use in order to cut down on costs

Qualifications and Experience: Academic
• O’level
Experience
• 6 months to 1 year working experience

NOTE: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

REMUNERATION:
• A competitive remuneration will be offered to the right candidate.

How To Apply:
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates and a day time telephone contact 5th by July , 2016 to;

Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754,
Dar es Salaam.

Email: hrm@tz.nationmedia.com

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Immunology Laboratory Technician - 1 Post


The Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) based at the National Institute for Medical Research campus in Mwanza, Tanzania is a collaborative research unit of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Institute for Medical Research. The mission of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit is to contribute to improving health through the development and evaluation of interventions against infections, cancer and other health problems by conducting research, including clinical trials, to the highest international standards. MITU aims to enhance the capacity to carry out such research in Tanzania and to contribute to the translation of research findings into health policy. The Unit is currently collaborating with other international research partners on an exciting 3 year clinical trial (the DoRIS trial) to compare the safety and immunogenicity of a one, two and three dose schedule of human papillomavirus vaccines .that can prevent cervical cancer. The study will be conducted in healthy females in Mwanza city. The Unit is now inviting applications from motivated and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions that will be based at the research laboratory of the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Mwanza. .


Immunology Laboratory Technician (1 POSITION)

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing of blood samples and performing immunology assays for the DoRIS trial.

Specific responsibilities
• Performing tasks in accordance with GCP and GCLP guidelines.
• Receipt and processing of human blood samples obtained from participants enrolled in clinical trials for recovery of peripheral blood mononuclear cells and subsequently perform cell courts with the use of both manual and automated techniques.
• Cryopreservation of blood components.
• Maintain an inventory of sample aliquots producing and their location and the preparation of samples for transfer to the NIMR Archive.
• Maintaining any documentation related to research assays and running the Laboratory, such as standard operating procedures (SOPs).
• Maintenance of equipment including keeping daily logs of equipment and routine cleaning of laboratory work areas.
• Participation in organizing shipment of-samples in accordance with the lATA guidelines:,
• Weekly meeting attendance and participation
• Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks .
• Perform any other duties related to the DoRIS trial as may be assigned by the lab supervisor, lab manager and the principal investigators.

Essential qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology or a related discipline.
• At least one year's work experience as an immunology technician. .
• Proven ability to draft and follow established SQPs.
• Demonstrable ability to organize workflow efficiently.
• Proficiency using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• work 'experience in are search laboratory setting
• Experience in processing blood samples for immunological assays.

Desirable qualifications
• Post graduate/advanced training in immunology
• Ability to multi-task since each clinical protocol may have unique processing requirements.
• Experience working with: clinical trials or research studies.
• Trained in GCP and GCLP.
• Previous experience working in a GCLP compliant and or accredited laboratory
• Previous experience working in multi-disciplinary teams (e.g. with epidemiologists; clinicians

How To Apply:
All applications must be sent by email to the address below.
Letter of application addressed to Dr Severin Kabakama with details of WHICH POST you are applying for and how you meet EACH of the above criteria and your suitability for the post.
A daytime mobile telephone number and e-mail contact details.

Curriculum vitae (CV) including names and addresses of three referees (two must be from your most recent employers).
Copies of all relevant certificates and memberships and qualifications.

Closing date for applications
• Applications received later than 30th June 2016 will not be considered
• Interviews will be held at the earliest available opportunity and you will be notified by email if you are selected for interview.

All documents to be sent by email to -  recruitment@mitu.or.tz 

A competitive remuneration package will be offered. .

Serology Laboratory Technician - 1 Post


The Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) based at the National Institute for Medical Research campus in Mwanza, Tanzania is a collaborative research unit of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Institute for Medical Research. The mission of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit is to contribute to improving health through the development and evaluation of interventions against infections, cancer and other health problems by conducting research, including clinical trials, to the highest international standards. MITU aims to enhance the capacity to carry out such research in Tanzania and to contribute to the translation of research findings into health policy. The Unit is currently collaborating with other international research partners on an exciting 3 year clinical trial (the DoRIS trial) to compare the safety and immunogenicity of a one, two and three dose schedule of human papillomavirus vaccines .that can prevent cervical cancer. The study will be conducted in healthy females in Mwanza city. The Unit is now inviting applications from motivated and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions that will be based at the research laboratory of the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Mwanza. .

Serology Laboratory Technician (1 POSITION)


The successful candidate will be responsible for performing serological assays such as HIV 'testing for the DoRIS trial, for quality assurance testing for pregnancy' and for ensuring samples are stored appropriately in tile MITU laboratory archive. 

Specific responsibilities
• Performing tasks in accordance with GCP and GCLP guidelines.
• Receipt and processing of human blood samples and testing these using HIV rapid-tests and ELISA for HIV and herpes simplex infections.
• Receipt and testing of urine samples for pregnancy.
• Cryopreservation of serum, vaginal samples and urine samples.
• Providing backup support to other laboratory areas where required by the DoRIS trial team.
• Performing quality control of all performance techniques.
• Accurate entry of sample information into the laboratory information management system and maintenance of data spreadsheets.
• Maintaining an inventory of sample aliquots produced and their location and the preparation of samples for transfer to the NIMR Archive.
• Maintaining any documentation related to research assays and running the laboratory, such as standard operating procedures (SOPs).
• Maintenance of equipment including keeping daily logs of equipment and routine cleaning of laboratory work areas.
• Participation in organizing shipment of samples in accordance with the lATA guidelines.
• Weekly meeting attendance and participation.
• Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.
• Perform any other duties related to the DoRIS trial as may be assigned by the lab supervisor, lab manager and the principal investigators.

Essential qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology or a related discipline.
• At least one year's work experience performing serological assays as a laboratory technician.
• Ability to draft and follow established SOPs.
• Ability to organize workflow efficiently.
• Proficiency using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Work experience in a research laboratory setting especially using immunological assays.
• Fluent in spoken and written English .
• Desirable qualifications
• Post graduate/advanced training in immunology.
• Ability to multi-task since each clinical protocol may have unique processing requirements.
• Experience working with clinical trials or research studies.
• Trained in 'GCP and GCLP
• Previous experience working in a GCLP-compliant and/or accredited laboratory
• Previous experience working in multi-disciplinary teams (e.g. with epidemiologists, clinicians)


How To Apply:

All applications must be sent by email to the address below.
Letter of application addressed to Dr Severin Kabakama with details of WHICH POST you are applying for and how you meet EACH of the above criteria and your suitability for the post.
A daytime mobile telephone number and e-mail contact details.

Curriculum vitae (CV) including names and addresses of three referees (two must be from your most recent employers).
Copies of all relevant certificates and memberships and qualifications.

Closing date for applications
• Applications received later than 30th June 2016 will not be considered
• Interviews will be held at the earliest available opportunity and you will be notified by email if you are selected for interview.

All documents to be sent by email to -  recruitment@mitu.or.tz 

A competitive remuneration package will be offered. .

Trial Clinician - 1 Post


The Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) based at the National Institute for Medical Research campus in Mwanza, Tanzania is a collaborative research unit of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the National Institute for Medical Research. The mission of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit is to contribute to improving health through the development and evaluation of interventions against infections, cancer and other health problems by conducting research, including clinical trials, to the highest international standards. MITU aims to enhance the capacity to carry out such research in Tanzania and to contribute to the translation of research findings into health policy. The Unit is currently collaborating with other international research partners on an exciting 3 year clinical trial (the DoRIS trial) to compare the safety and immunogenicity of a one, two and three dose schedule of human papillomavirus vaccines .that can prevent cervical cancer. The study will be conducted in healthy females in Mwanza city. The Unit is now inviting applications from motivated and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions that will be based at the research laboratory of the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Mwanza. .

Trial Clinician (1 POSITION)

The successful applicant will be a fully-registered medical practitioner (doctor), and will ideally have a post graduate qualification in epidemiology or a related field; proven technical expertise in the quality management of clinical trials related to infectious diseases and or vaccines; experience in clinical laboratory procedures in research and collaborative research involving human clinical, epidemiological or laboratory outcomes; proven skills and experience

Specific Responsibilities.
• Assist the Principal Investigators and Trial Manager with the implementation of the clinical trial in the Mwanza including:
• Day-to-day management of the clinical trial site in Mwanza, Tanzania.
• Dealing. with clinical results and queries, reviewing case report forms, and other relevant study documentation and maintaining Study Master Files.
• Participating in communication between MITU/NIMR, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM; the trial sponsor) and the other international trial partners.
• Coordinating, training and supervising field team staff in MITU/NIMR (and other sites as required) in order to ensure that the trial is conducted to GCP and other international trial standards.
• Participating in meetings and discussions to discuss research progress, findings and any other aspects of the study.
• Participating in writing up of the trial findings in reports (e.g. for the TFDA) and peer-reviewed publications.
• Preparation of reports for-the trial governance bodies (e.g. Trial Steering Committee, Data and Safety Monitoring Board) and the funding agency.
• Travel to progress and coordination meetings as required.
• Undertaking other duties as may be required by the Principal Investigators of the trial and the Trial Manager.

Essential Qualifications
• Candidates must be fully-registered medical doctor, with a medical degree from a recognised university.
• At least one year's relevant experience working on clinical trials, or as a research coordinator of a large epidemiological study.
• Clinically active within the past 3 years and evidence of current registration to practice medicine in Tanzania.
• Evidence of having practical experience in the management of research teams.
• Evidence of having practical experience of assisting with leading or coordinating GCP compliant studies, including familiarity of study monitoring visits
• Evidence of having worked effectively both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary scientific team.
• Excellent inter-personal skills and a willingness to work with others to overcome problems as and when they arise.
• Evidence of having worked effectively in a multicultural environment.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English:
• Ability to relocate to Mwanza to start work for MITU as soon as possible and no later than August 2016.

Desirable Qualifications
• At least one year of experience working in on early phase clinical trials
• Experience of working on vaccine-related research studies.
• Experience of working in sub-Saharan Africa, and ideally in East Africa.
• A postgraduate qualification in epidemiology or public health (or equivalent experience demonstrated through publications).

How To Apply:

All applications must be sent by email to the address below.
Letter of application addressed to Dr Severin Kabakama with details of WHICH POST you are applying for and how you meet EACH of the above criteria and your suitability for the post.
A daytime mobile telephone number and e-mail contact details.

Curriculum vitae (CV) including names and addresses of three referees (two must be from your most recent employers).
Copies of all relevant certificates and memberships and qualifications.

Closing date for applications
• Applications received later than 30th June 2016 will not be considered
• Interviews will be held at the earliest available opportunity and you will be notified by email if you are selected for interview.

All documents to be sent by email to -  recruitment@mitu.or.tz 

A competitive remuneration package will be offered. .