New Job Vacancy at Traidcraft Exchange Tanzania, Project Manager –Value Chain Development Expert 

New Job Vacancy at Traidcraft Exchange Tanzania, Project Manager –Value Chain Development Expert

Project Manager –Value chain development expert 
Post:
 Project Manager –Value chain development expert 
Location: Tanzania 
Contract Period: 3 Years 
Salary: Band 9 ( Tshs 60,000,000 per annum) 

The purpose of the role is to support the implementation of Traidcraft Exchange -FCDO Funded project titled ‘People, Prosperity and Planet Project’ in Kisarawe and Rufiji district of Tanzania.

As a project manager the incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of all project activity planning, implementation, M&E, communication, reporting and related budget expenditures, as well as project staff supervision. 

People, Prosperity, Planet Project is a three-year (April 2022- March 2025) project to be implemented by Traidcraft Exchange (TX) in partnership with Tanzania Gender and Sustainable Energy Network (TANGSEN) in Kisarawe and Rufiji district of Tanzania.

The project aims to improve Natural Resource Management (NRM) and livelihoods for 2200 ((1300 women: 800 men; 100 people with disabilities) vulnerable people through climate resilient practices & market led approaches along 4 value chain (VC’s)’.

The four selected value chains include honey, fruit trees, poultry & vegetables. 

Role: 
Project Manager –Value chain development expert 
People, Prosperity, and Planet Project (full-time three-year fixed term contract) 
Location: Rufiji, Tanzania 

Purpose: 
The purpose of the role is to provide overall management and coordination of all project activity planning, implementation, value chains development, monitoring and evaluation, communication, reporting and related budget expenditures, as well as project staff supervision of Traidcraft Exchange -FCDO Funded project titled ‘People, Prosperity and Planet Project’ in Kisarawe and Rufiji districts of Tanzania.

At Traidcraft Exchange every member of staff is required to support our efforts to build our reputation, fundraise where they can and advocate on issues we campaign on. Our values underpin what we do and how we do it in all areas of our work; both internally and externally. 
Everyone is an ambassador; everyone is an advocate; everyone is a fundraise

You will be: 
· Process orientated and proactive manager able to lead and deliver on project goals, objectives, and impact sensitively and inclusively. 
· Experienced in business or value chain development. 
· An excellent trainer/facilitator and listener. 
· An excellent communicator in Kiswahili and English (verbal and written). 
· A team player, with ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
· Willing to travel within project sites. 

You will have: 
· A relevant academic qualification: Advanced university degree in entrepreneurship, agribusiness, business administration or agriculture.
· At least 6 years project management experience and a strong agricultural value chain development focus.
· Good understanding of trading environment in Tanzania. 
· Experience in trade facilitation or agribusiness development.** 
· Experience of analysing and understanding market system dynamics and designing market system intervention strategies that advance competitiveness of smallholder farmers.** 
· Experience in using participatory approaches and methodologies.** 
· Participatory planning, monitoring, and evaluation skills ** 
· Excellent team and people management skills 
· Excellent reporting skills. 

Whilst Traidcraft Exchange is a Christian response to poverty, we welcome applicants from all faiths or none. We do ask that all staff members respect the Christian vision, ethos and culture of the organisation. 

Hours/week: 
40 working hours per week 
Salary:
Salary Band 9 ( Tshs 60,000,000 per annum) 

Method of Application

Interested? Further details including Job Description and application form can be found on our website at http://www.traidcraft.org.uk/jobs/ .

A CV and application form of the interested candidate should be sent to [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 29th April 2022.
Provisional date for interviews: 10th May 2022.
Start date: Latest 15th June 2022.

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