Saturday, October 13, 2018

Employment Vacancies in Iringa at Kilolo Agricultural Cooperative Society

  Xpresstz       Saturday, October 13, 2018
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH KAYCOS 
(Kilolo Agricultural Cooperative Society) INTRODUCTION:
KAYCOS is a youth led cooperative/ hub formed by youth beneficiaries of the EAYIP at Kilolo District aimed at improving the livelihood of its member through agribusiness and providing different services as per members need. To end hunger and poverty by increasing income among youth and community member. The hub act as one stop shop intended to provide employment opportunities to the youth through providing linkage to the market, and provision of other services as will be required by the members.


KAYCOS brings together smallholder youth farmers to buy shares and also market their produce together as a cooperative. Youth farmers and /Poultry keepers who are members of the hubs will receive training and technical services that enable them to offer higher quality products to buyers/processors. The hubs are designed to successfully operate as a “one-stop shop” for the supply of inputs, training, Agro-vet and financial services, transportation, insurance etc. Youth farmers will bulk commodity along the poultry value chain to enable the hubs fulfil large orders, thus providing youth with a long-term opportunity for sustainable income. As one stop shop which act as center of convergence and divergence of farming related services around poultry value chain
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KAYCOS is therefore seeking to recruit a competent candidate for the following positions:
Job Title: HUB /COOPERATIVE MANAGER
JOB LOCATION: KILOLO (LUGANGA)
KAYCOS JOB ADVERT
11/10/2018 – 22/10/2018
Reports To: -KAYCOS Cooperative/ hub Board.

Job Overview:
Hub manager is management position and will act as cooperative board secretary therefore will oversee all day to day hub/ cooperative activities. S/he will be an advisor to the hub board members and General assembly as per constitution and current cooperative act of Tanzania on technical and business issues of the cooperative. This position is one-year contract with six-month probation period. Contract will be renewable based on performance and cooperative/ hub needs. Responsibilities and Duties
• Manage and coordinate day to day running of the hub to include business operations.
• Participate in the identification and recruitment of hub/cooperative staff
• Supervise cooperative staffs at hub level (CF, CE, CAVEs, Hub accountants, Interns, volunteers, clerk, etc.)
• Develop business strategy/plan and enforce implementation with focus on poultry value chain
• Work with the hub board to develop and implement 5 years strategic plans as well as advice board members on hub business growth and expansion.
• Coordinate and mobilize youth to participate in hub activities such as market day, exhibitions, Annual General Meeting, etc.
• Network and coordinate with other stakeholders such as government, NGOs, financial institutions, Insurance companies, markets, processors, media, etc.
• Map and link hub / cooperative to the local and external markets business opportunities that the hub can participate in.
• Responsible quality of product and service offered by hub to member and stakeholders.
• Organize business platforms and forums at hub /cooperative level such private sectors engagements, exhibitions, farmer field days, campaigns, etc.
• Advice board on all regulatory compliance at hub such as audit, certification of products by Tanzania Bureau of Standard(TBS)/Tanzania Food and Drug Authority(TFDA), etc.
• Manage all hub data and information and prepare and share hub progress report on monthly and quarterly basis with board members, District cooperative officer and EAYIP Program on time as required needed
• Participate in stakeholder meetings on behalf of the cooperative/hub in relevant professional organization.
• Advice the board on the new business opportunities and innovations as per hub / cooperative constitution.
• Ensure all client / stakeholders/ value chain actors work with cooperative/ hub sign hub child and youth protection policy.
• Work closely with Local Government Authority at District level as key stakeholders and maintain good relation will all potential stakeholder.
Qualifications;
• Bachelor’s degree on Cooperative, Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness from reputable institutions.
• At least 3 years working experience on Management especially in Agriculture project.
• Practical experience of working with cooperative will be added advantage.
• Strong knowledge on cooperative issues and cooperative management and principal of Tanzania.
• Ability to work independently without direct supervision or with minimum supervision
• Strong experience in market linkage and public private partnership management
• Ability to work with youth and people of different culture and Race.
• Strong knowledge and experience to develop and implement business strategy, plan in innovative way.
• Excellent English and Kiswahili language skills.
• Good report writing and communication skills.
• Knowledgeable with computer application
• Age should at least 30-40 years
• Applicants from southern highlands are highly encouraged to apply.
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Job Title: HUB /COOPERATIVE MANAGER
JOB LOCATION: IGOWOLE (Mufindi District)
Reports To: -MUYACOS Cooperative/ hub Board.

Job Overview:

Hub manager is management position and will act as cooperative board secretary therefore will oversee all day to day hub/ cooperative activities. S/he will be an advisor to the hub board members and General assembly as per constitution and current cooperative act of Tanzania on technical and business issues of the cooperative. This position is one-year contract with six-month probation period. Contract will be renewable based on performance and cooperative/ hub needs. Responsibilities and Duties
• Manage and coordinate day to day running of the hub to include business operations.
• Participate in the identification and recruitment of hub/cooperative staff
• Supervise cooperative staffs at hub level (CF, CE, CAVEs, Hub accountants, Interns, volunteers, clerk, etc.)
• Develop business strategy/plan and enforce implementation with focus on poultry value chain
• Work with the hub board to develop and implement 5 years strategic plans as well as advice board members on hub business growth and expansion.
• Coordinate and mobilize youth to participate in hub activities such as market day, exhibitions, Annual General Meeting, etc.
• Network and coordinate with other stakeholders such as government, NGOs, financial institutions, Insurance companies, markets, processors, media, etc.
• Map and link hub / cooperative to the local and external markets business opportunities that the hub can participate in.
• Responsible quality of product and service offered by hub to member and stakeholders.
• Organize business platforms and forums at hub /cooperative level such private sectors engagements, exhibitions, farmer field days, campaigns, etc.
• Advice board on all regulatory compliance at hub such as audit, certification of products by Tanzania Bureau of Standard(TBS)/Tanzania Food and Drug
• Manage all hub data and information and prepare and share hub progress report on monthly and quarterly basis with board members, District cooperative officer and EAYIP Program on time as required needed
• Participate in stakeholder meetings on behalf of the cooperative/hub in relevant professional organization.
• Advice the board on the new business opportunities and innovations as per hub / cooperative constitution.
• Ensure all client / stakeholders/ value chain actors work with cooperative/ hub sign hub child and youth protection policy.
• Work closely with Local Government Authority at District level as key stakeholders and maintain good relation will all potential stakeholder.
Qualifications;
• Bachelor’s degree on Cooperative, Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness from reputable institutions.
• At least 3 years working experience on Management especially in Agriculture project.
• Practical experience of working with cooperative will be added advantage.
• Strong knowledge on cooperative issues and cooperative management and principal of Tanzania.
• Ability to work independently without direct supervision or with minimum supervision
• Strong experience in market linkage and public private partnership management
• Ability to work with youth and people of different culture and Race.
• Strong knowledge and experience to develop and implement business strategy, plan in innovative way.
• Excellent English and Kiswahili language skills.
• Good report writing and communication skills.
• Knowledgeable with computer application
• Age should at least 30-40 years
• Applicants from southern highlands are highly encouraged to apply.
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Job Title: HUB ACCOUNTANT
JOB LOCATION: MUFINDI (Igowole)
MUYACOS JOB ADVERT
10/10/2018 –22/10/2018
Reports To: MUYACOS hub manager.

Job Overview:
Hub Account is a professional position therefore will oversee all hub/ cooperative accounting and
financial tasks and will provide advice to the hub board members and General assembly as per
constitution and current cooperative act of Tanzania. This position is one-year contract with sixmonth
probation period. Contract will be renewable based on performance and cooperative/ hub
needs.
MUYACOS is looking for an Accountant to provide support to the hub/cooperative by managing
daily accounting tasks. The accountant will be part of a team/cooperative hub staff working to
maintain all financial records in a transparency way
Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the hub/cooperative accountant’s dayto-day
work. The ideal candidate must be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work with
numbers and paying attention to detail.
The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the hub and help the hub be fully aware
of its financial condition/ status. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term
success for sustainability.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
• Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
• Work with external auditor for hub/auditing activity as per cooperative act of Tanzania.
• Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
• Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements
according to legal and hub/cooperative accounting and financial guidelines
• Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned by the hub/cooperative board
• Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately
available when needed
• Prepare and submit weekly/monthly financial reports
• Assist hub members in the preparation of closings reports (quarterly, monthly and annually)
• Assist with other accounting tasks as per need
Qualifications and requirements
• BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field
• Proven experience as accountant for not less than three (3) years
• Excellent with computer application and familiarity with relevant computer accounting software
(e.g. Tall)
• Excellent organizing abilities
• Great attention to detail
• Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
• Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
• Passionate to work with young farmers in rural areas
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Job Title: HUB ACCOUNTANT
JOB LOCATION: MUFINDI (Igowole)
MUYACOS JOB ADVERT
Reports To: MUYACOS hub manager.

Job Overview:

Hub Account is a professional position therefore will oversee all hub/ cooperative accounting and
financial tasks and will provide advice to the hub board members and General assembly as per
constitution and current cooperative act of Tanzania. This position is one-year contract with sixmonth
probation period. Contract will be renewable based on performance and cooperative/ hub
needs. MUYACOS is looking for an Accountant to provide support to the hub/cooperative by managing
daily accounting tasks. The accountant will be part of a team/cooperative hub staff working to
maintain all financial records in a transparency way
Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the hub/cooperative accountant’s dayto-day work. The ideal candidate must be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work with numbers and paying attention to detail.
The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the hub and help the hub be fully aware
of its financial condition/ status. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term
success for sustainability.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
• Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
• Work with external auditor for hub/auditing activity as per cooperative act of Tanzania.
• Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
• Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements
according to legal and hub/cooperative accounting and financial guidelines
• Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned by the hub/cooperative board
• Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately
available when needed
• Prepare and submit weekly/monthly financial reports
• Assist hub members in the preparation of closings reports (quarterly, monthly and annually)
• Assist with other accounting tasks as per need
Qualifications and requirements
• BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field
• Proven experience as accountant for not less than three (3) years
• Excellent with computer application and familiarity with relevant computer accounting software
(e.g. Tall)
• Excellent organizing abilities
• Great attention to detail
• Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
• Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
• Passionate to work with young farmers in rural areas

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications to Board Chairperson –
MUYACOS. P.O.BOX 100 MAFINGA, IRINGA
, OR BY HAND AT MUDCO hub OFFICE
at IGOWOLE village or by e-mail: mussa.malilah@heifer.org before 22nd October,
2018 at 4:00 p.m
. indicating position applied”. Attach your recent CV, cover letter, with
active contact mobile numbers and contact information of three references, certified
copies of academic and professional certificates
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
MUYACOS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender
identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or
status as a qualified individual with disability.
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