NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024

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NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024

NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024, Jobs at Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries March 2024, Nafasi za kazi wizara ya kilimo na mifugo, Majina ya interview, waliochaguliwa mifugo ajira.

NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024

NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024, Jobs at Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries March 2024, Nafasi za kazi wizara ya kilimo na mifugo, Majina ya interview, waliochaguliwa mifugo ajira.

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Govern­ment of the Republic of Tanzania (GoT) have entered into a partnership agree­ment in order to improve the livelihoods of rural people through an intervention focused on smallholder dairy producers.The project goal is to contribute to the transformation of the dairy value chain to improve livelihoods, increase food safety, and to mitigate the impact of the dairy sector on climate change. The development objectiveis to improve income, climate resilience and nutrition of smallholder dairy producers and their participation in a competitive and safe value chain.

The project aims to deliver on the following two interlinked development out­comes, backed with effective project management, monitoring and evaluation; (i) increased climate-smart production, productivity, and resilience of dairy smallholder production systems and; (ii) improved market access for smallhold­er farmers and reduced environmental footprint of the dairy value chain; Climate Smart Smallholder Dairy Transformation Project (C-SDTP) targeted geographical area areMbeya (Rungwe, Mbeya, Mbarali), Iringa (Mufundi, Kilolo, Iringa), Njombe (Njombe, Makete, Wanging’ombe), Tanga (Lushoto, Muheza, Korogwe, Pangani, Tanga), and Morogoro (Mvomero, Kilosa, Morogoro rural) and for Zanzibar, in Unguja (West A, West B, Central, NorthA, NorthB and South districts) and Pemba (Wete, Micheweni, Chakechake and Mkoani districts)anda total of 120,000 households representing 600,000 people, will directly benefit from the project, of which 40% of direct beneficiaries will be women and 30% are youth. The C-SDTP will be managed under the Minisrty of Livestock and Fisheries (MLF) aligned with ministries finance and planning, Vice President’s Office (VPO) and President Office-Regional Administration and Local Govern­ment (TAMISEMI) for mainland; and First Vice President Office in Zanzibar (VP1), Ministry of Finance and Planning President’s Office for Zanzibar, as well as representatives from the private sector and farmers’ organizations.

The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Office wishes to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions in the project supported with the financial contribution from IFAD

Project Coordinator (PC) – DODOMA

Operating within the C-SDTP and reporting to the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, he or she will be responsible for all matters pertaining to the effective implementation, management and coordination of activities for effective delivery on the project objectives. He/ she will also be responsible for technical support to the District teams. He/she will be based in the PCO headquarters, MLF in Dodoma with frequent visits to the regions of intervention (Iringa, Mbeya, Morogoro, Njombe, Tanga) as well as Zanzibar (PCT).

This is a high-level professional position with a highly demanding mission to attain the desired outputs of C-SDTP. Seasoned professionals with strong organizational and managerial experience are required. A solid understanding of the project area and of the dairy sector is highly commendable.

Under the authority of the MLF, who simultaneously chairs the national steering committee of C-STDP, the Project coordinator will:

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  1. Provide orientations for the project strategy and methodology;
  2. Coordinating and managing the project team and creating team spirit with PCO project staff, including the PCT located in Zanzibar,imple­menting partners, MLF and district staff;
  3. Ensure project performance in accordance with the financing agree- mentsand the various related procedures through results-based man­agement;
  4. Ensure timely implementation of the project, including coherence with the Annual Workplan and Budget.
  5. During the first three months of the assignment, develop an expert understanding of IFAD’s project performance indicators and ensure at least satisfactory rating of all indicators.
  6. Develop approaches to accelerate the achievement of results, antici­pate implementation risks and develop mitigation measures;
  7. Ensure synergies between project components to maximize the proj­ect impact
  8. Manage the funds allocated to the project by the various donors as the final accountable officer of these funds vis-a-vis the Tanzanian gov­ernment and the donors and report to the authorities mentioned in the financing agreements on the physical and financial progress of the project.

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

  1. Holder of a Master’s degree at least in one of the following fields: Animal Science and Production, Agriculture Extension,Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture Economics and Agri- Business agro­economics, or related programs.A PhD in such fields will be an added advantage;
  2. At least ten (10) years of professional experience in the planning, coordination and management of agricultural or rural development projects, funded by multilateral or bilateral (international) donors;
  3. Professional experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or financial management will be an asset;
  4. Proven track record of staff management including setting of targets and performance monitoring;
  5. Demonstrated skills and abilities in business negotiation, communication and public relations, human resources management;
  6. Commitment to the principles of good governance and ethics;
  7. Perfect command of English and Kiswahili;
  8. Very good knowledge of the main office software (Office);

Monitorig and Evaluation (M&E) Senior Officer – DODOMA

Under the direct supervision and authority of the Project Coordinator, the M&E Senior Officer will be in charge of all C-STDP M&E activities carried out under the project at the beneficiary and district levels. S/he will also be responsible for compiling, validating and reporting M&E results and progress through collaboration with Government District Teams and Project Implementing Partners.

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Develop a Project-Specific M&E Plan that will clearly detail: (i) description of the C-SDTP M&E approach; (ii) C-SDTP processes and activities to be implemented; (iii) the tools to be used for data collection and processing (iii) the deliverables to be produced and; (iv) M&E responsibilities;
  • Support MIS Developer in the development of the C-SDTP M&E Management Information to ensure that data collection, beneficiaries database and reporting templates are consistent with the project M&E plan;
  • Support the PCO coordinator to develop pre-condition, operational and performance ‘triggers’ for funds disbursement for the first three to four years of the project;
  • Coordinate district teams and implementation partners to collect and report data of project activities using the MIS as per the appropriate project data collection and tools that are outlined in the M&E Plan;
  • Provide training and technical support to project, district staff and partners on M&E and MIS related issues, including data collection, analysis and reporting;
  • Regularly update the Project Logframe, the Results Framework and the Physical execution of Annual Work Plans and Budgets, and submit to IFAD before every supervision mission;
  • Ensure the quality of data collected and reported by conducting quality assurance checks (including field visits) and providing feedback to project staff and partners;
  • Prepare ToRs and take part in the procurement process to contract consulting firms to carry out the Project’s baseline, mid-line, and end­line surveys. Guide the service providers contracted to conduct COI survey by ensuring survey methodology and questionnaire adheres to the IFAD COIs;
  • Ensure compliance with IFAD and Project requirements and ethical considerations related to data collection and use;
  • Draft progress reports, semi-annual and annual reports;
  • Respond to ad-hoc data requests from the Project Coordinator, the Government, and IFAD;
  • Manage project information; particularly the beneficiary database, documentation and other project related information;
  • Supervise and collaborate with the Knowledge and Management Officer by providing evidence-based data of the impact of project interventions to guide the development of KM products;
  • Carry out any other assignment or relevant duties in the field of his/ her competences as may be assigned by the Project Coordinator and the Authorities.

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

Education: Holder of a Master’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.


  • At least seven (7)years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems and plans from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
  • Experience in managing project level M&E Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Extensive knowledge of IFAD COI guidelines and policies is an advantage. Ability to utilize digital technology in data collection and analysis, including proficiency in various online tools and platforms for data management and visualization, as well as experience with data analysis software and techniques. Language Requirements
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili;

NAFASI za Kazi Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi Tanzania March 2024, Jobs at Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries March 2024, Nafasi za kazi wizara ya kilimo na mifugo, Majina ya interview, waliochaguliwa mifugo ajira.Financial Senior Officer- Dodoma

Reporting directly to the Project Coordinator with technical responsibility to Director of Finance/Chief Accountant MLF, the Finance Senior Officer is a key Project’s personnel responsible for the overall financial management aspects, implementing financial policies, strategies in line with IFAD and Government of Tanzania requirements and international standards.

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  • contribute to the preparation and consolidation of the Annual Work Plan & Budget (AWPB);
  • implementation and maintenance of the off-the shelf accounting system ensuring that the chart of accounts and reporting system thereof provides information to link between project activities by category, component and funding source;
  • timely input of budget data into the accounting system and production of monthly and quarterly reports regarding aspects of project financial monitoring bringing out variances and advising technical specialist as to the limits of expenditure;
  • prepare Interim Financial Report (IFR) quarterly on actual status of funds utilization and cash forecast for next quarters project implementation;
  • prepare yearly consolidated statements of project accounts as an integral part of the Management Information System to be submitted to the Project Steering Committee, and subsequently to IFAD;
  • prepare financial statements in accordance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) – Cash basis with the prerequisite disclosures for non-cash items and liaise with external auditors to audit the project accounts to meet the required submission dates by IFAD;
  • oversee tax matters of the project, ensuring that tax exemptions and tax refunds for the procurement of goods and services for the project are secured at the appropriate time.
  • provide training and guidance to project beneficiaries and implementing partners for AWPB activity preparation and submissions and participate in the development and implementation of plans, and procedures for budget request submission activities to ensure that project objectives are achieved in accordance with prevailing government practices which are acceptable to IFAD;
  • calculate the cost of services and associated analyses and propose actions to be taken to improve cost-efficiency of services, without affecting quality;
  • process documentation and follow up on disbursements from the government and IFAD to ensure that releases are not delayed; ensure that funds for project implementation are disbursed in a timely manner to enable project interventions to be carried out on time;
  • prepare and submit regular withdrawal applications (for fund withdrawal and expenditure justification) to IFAD based on IFAD IFR- based disbursement procedures including quarterly cash forecast to ensure adequate liquidity for project implementation;
  • follow-up on all project funds released to implementing entities and technical partners for timely retirement and proper utilization;
  • ensure that supporting documents to WA are carefully checked for eligibility with relevant financial agreements;
  • maintain effective internal control environment for the project by ensuring that:
  • All project funds are used in accordance with the conditions of the financing agreements, with due attention to economy and efficiency, and only for the purposes for which the funds were provided;
  • counterpart funds have been provided and used in accordance with the conditions of the financing agreements, with due attention to economy and efficiency, and only for the purposes for which they were provided;
  • goods and services financed have been procured in accordance with the financing agreement and in accordance with government and IFAD’s rules and procedures;
  • all necessary supporting documents, records and accounts are kept in respect of all project activities, with clear linkages between the books of account and the financial statements presented to the financiers;
  • designated accounts are maintained in accordance with the provisions of the financing agreement and in accordance with the financier’s rules and procedures;
  • provide any support to the procurement unit to assist in procurement for the project in accordance with procedures laid down by Financing Agreements of IFAD and Co-financiers;
  • ensure that fixed assets are well accounted for and annual verification is undertaken of the condition of assets and their location;
  • ensure the effective and efficient operation of administrative aspects of the Project;
  • carry out any other activities that are assigned by the Project

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

  1. Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting, and registered with National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA);
  2. At least seven (7) years of experience in financial management of international development project
  3. strong managerial skills and demonstrated capacity to manage people and interact with a wide range of private sector partners and government representatives;
  4. strong organizational skills. Versatility, ability to multi task and meet deadlines;
  5. excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  6. excellent computer skills and well-versed in the use of Excel, Word and accounting software;
  7. good communication skills and ability to interact with a wide range of private sector partners and government representatives.
  8. Holder of NBAA professional courses at Certified Public Accountant (CPA) level;

Required Work Experience

  1. At least eight years of relevant work experience, including at least four as a financial manager or accountant in government/donor projects or large institutions;
  2. knowledge of work planning, budgeting and reporting;
  3. preparing withdrawal applications for external funding agencies;
  4. audit management experience in donor funded program.

Procurement Senior Officer – DODOMA

Under the direct supervision of the project coordinator, the procurement senior officer will be responsible to provide technical advice and manage all stages of theprocurement processes for Goods, Works, Consultancy and Non- Consultancy Services undertaken by the Project and to maintain all procurement documentation in good order.

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

The Procurement Senior Officer will develop and implement a cost-effective procurement management systemfor the Project, including procurement plans in accordance with the IFAD and GoT procurement guidelines. Theduties and functions will include, but not limited to:

  1. Establishment of appropriate procurement systems & procedures in all implementing entitiesfor effective planning and monitoring of procurement under the Project;
  2. Communicate to all implementing entities and service providers their responsibilities and requirements with respect to procurement in keeping with IFAD requirements and the prevailing government practices that are acceptable to IFAD;
  3. Initiate preparation, consolidation and updating of Annual Procurement Plans in the IFAD Procurement End-to-End System (OPEN) in consultation with technical experts in the project and all implementing entities;
  4. Ensure consistency between Annual Procurement Plans and AWPBs
  5. Advice the project team at all stages of procurement process to ensure that goods, works and services financed by the Project have been procured in accordance with the grant/loan agreement, IFAD guidelines and Government procurement regulations;
  6. Coordinate preparation of ToRs for consultancy services and technical specifications for all procurement, in conjunction with relevant technical government personnel;
  7. Undertake local shopping for goods, works and services where this falls within the procurement guidelines;
  8. Prepare tender documents (bidding documents, request for proposals, request for quotations, and contract documents) in the required format and using the standard bidding documents:
  9. Preparation and issuance of the General Procurement Notice (GPN), requests for Expressions of Interest, advertisements of bid opportunities, issuing bid documents to the qualified (or pre-qualified) prospective bidders;
  10. Provide guidance on public bid opening sessions and providing clarifications;
  11. Convene and support bid evaluation committees to undertake technical evaluation of bids or proposals for supply of goods and services and ensure evaluation committees have people with appropriate expertise;
  12. Preparing evaluation reports (technical evaluation reports and combined evaluation reports) and recommendations for contract awards, including obtaining the necessary Government internal clearances and IFAD’s No- Objection;
  13. Drafting minutes of contract negotiation and preparing contracts for necessary approval and signature;
  14. Ensure publication of award of contract in the IFAD and GoT websites and attend to procurement queries, disputes and complaints relating to the procurement process;
  15. Ensure appointment of contract manager and monitor implementation of contracts, report status and problems to the Project Coordinator, and intervene to address problem upon request by the Coordinator;
  16. Monitor progressive payments to suppliers, contractors and consultants against the agreed milestones or outputs and ensure the CMT data updated regularly;
  17. Maintain a register of approved suppliers for smaller items procured locally;
  18. Prepare quarterly and annual procurement reports on the progress of implementation of the Procurement Plan, and regularly inform the Project Coordinator of problems and make proposals to overcome bottlenecks;
  19. Maintain all procurement records in a form appropriate for regular auditing;and
  20. Carry out any other activities that are assigned by the Project Coordinator.

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

  1. A Master’s degree in procurement and supply, management, economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Law or any other related field;
  2. Professional procurement certification, such as CPSP-Authorized, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply certification (MCIPS) or other equivalent certification;
  3. At least 8 year of practical experience in procurement and contracting in government and projects funded by international financial institutionsin the country;
  4. Working experience with IFAD or other Multilateral Development Bank funded projects is added advantage.
  5. Demonstrable understanding of the public procurement laws;
  6. Must be computer literate with working knowledge and skills of MS Office (word processor, spreadsheets, etc.) and any other applications used in procurement;

Other Required Skills and Competencies:

  1. Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of other languages spoken in East Africa will be an asset.
  2. Technical proficiency: Good understanding of and experience in procurement management, especially in Multilateral Development Banks’ projects. Proven ability in managing processes, people and coordination across implementing teams. Substantive understanding and preferably, experience in all phases of international procurement operations and in contracting. Good working knowledge of procurement regulations/contract law and expertise in handling complex contract issues. Good negotiating skills to shape and influence agreements with vendors. Sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a range of issues; and ability to train, transfer knowledge and develop the capacity.
  3. Communications: Very good communication skills (spoken and written), including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences on procurement-related matters, good negotiation skills and to prepare a variety of written documents, contracts, reports, etc. in a clear, concise style.
  4. Ethics and Integrity: Must be a person of proven honesty and integrity with no criminal record, and no situation of conflict of interest, result oriented and proactive.
  5. Technology Awareness: Good computer skills, including proficiency in procurement computer systems, spreadsheet, database management and Internet applications.

Teamwork: Very good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Climate and Environment Specialist

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator, the Climate and Environment Specialist will be responsible for orienting and ensuring the climate resilient implementation of project’s activities. The specific tasks to be performed by the Climate and Environment Specialist are the following:

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Supervise infrastructure assessments and develop a strategy/ guidelines for necessary modifications to make them climate resilient;
  • Supervise the development of building codes/standards to ensure that investments are climate resilient;
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Annual Work Plans & Budget (AWPBs);
  • Work with appropriate local partners to ensure that engineers and technicians can supervise the infrastructure according to the agreed building codes and standards;
  • Provide guidance to Service Providers and project stakeholders on climate risk management in C-STDP intervention areas;
  • Identify potential in-country partners to support the climate and environmental needs and assess potential collaboration
  • Assist in the development of agro-meteorological products and decision support systems designed for transmission to various Departments of the Ministry, relevant extension services, and the private sector/ business partners;
  • Provide specific recommendations including opportunities to optimize climate adaptation, environmental management and resource use with regard to the dairy value chain;
  • Explore existing lessons and good practices with regard to dairy production and assess scale-up options;
  • Ensure the sound integration of climate-resilient technologies in dairy value chain development;
  • Mainstream climate resilient approaches and best practices(both climate change adaptation and mitigation) in C-SDTP interventions;
  • Plan and implement a capacity building program for key stakeholders based on identified needs;
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of Learning Routes with regard to climate resilience;
  • Ensure that all safeguards requirements as defined in SECAP are applied including the implementation of all studies/ assessments/ plans conducted during design;
  • In collaboration with relevant national institutions, review and finalise the outline of the Pest Management Plan included in the PDR package; Carry out any other duties as assigned to him/her by his/her superior.

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

Master’s degree in the following areas: Climatology, or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management or similar, with at least 5 years of working experience.

Key competences:

Fluent in Kiswahili and English Computer literacy

Good communication and results-oriented skills

Experience in mainstreaming climate adaptation and mitigation issues

within both public and private sector organizations

Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and meet crucial deadlines

Working experience with IFAD funded project is an advantage

Social Inclusion Specialist

Under the general supervision of the National Project Coordinator, the Social Inclusion Specialist will perform project activities related to social inclusion – gender, youth and nutrition.

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  1. Advice and support the project management, other members of the PCO and field officers at all levels in the effective mainstreaming of targeting, gender/youth/People with disabilities and social inclusion in project activities.
  2. In close collaboration with the NPCO, develop full targeting and gender strategies and fine-tune the project Social Inclusion Action Plan (SIAP) to be updated regularly.
  3. Contribute to the preparation of the Annual Work Plans & Budget (AWPBs);
  4. Work with each specialist in the NPCO in critically reviewing project to see how each component or subcomponent addresses gender/youth/ People with disabilities and Nutrition issues and identify opportunities for strengthening implementation from an social inclusive perspective.
  5. Review basic project implementation processes to provide feedback and suggestions on how to achieve the best possible project outcomes with respect to targeting, youth/People with disabilities/gender equality and women’s empowerment, and nutrition.
  6. Ensure that activities of the targeting, gender and nutrition strategies are reflected in the following:
  7. Preparation of the AWPB;
  8. Design and implementation of the project M&E system: ensure that baseline, mid-line and end-line have the IFAD Empowerment index surveys and nutrition surveys at baseline, MTR and completion; and regular annual monitoring reflects data and information on key social inclusion indicators (gender, youth, PWDs and nutrition);
  9. Together with M&E and knowledge management staff, establish an M&E system that captures and analyses disaggregated data by sex, youth, disability and ensure proper capturing and monitoring of the IFAD Empowerment Index as an additional impact indicator to measure change in women’s empowerment;
  10. Participate in the development of detailed TORs and tender documents of service providers to various project components to ensure that target groups will be able to participate effectively in all components and meet the project’s targets, including ensuring gender and women empowerment, nutrition are well reflected and supported.
  11. Undertake regular capacity assessment on gender, youth, People with disabilities and nutrition related issues and provide capacity-building for staff at the field level, PCO, implementing partners and service providers.
  12. Serve as a channel of communication between the project and others working on gender issues in government, implementing agencies, other development projects and IFAD.
  13. Be familiar with gender and nutrition policies of the institutions linked to the project, including national policies and those of ministries, implementing institutions and financing agencies, including IFAD.
  14. Establish linkages with other gender/youth/People with disabilities and nutrition programmes implemented by national, international and intergovernmental agencies.
  15. Present evidence-based information on good practices in gender/ youth/EG/People with disabilities equality and women’s empowerment in national forums
  16. Support introduction of GALS in the project:
  17. Prepare and organize workshops introducing GALS mainstreaming tools at national and district levels.
  18. Prepare and organize trainings for introduction of the GALS methodology to the LFFS facilitators and core team.
  19. Organize Participatory Gender review workshops.
  20. Support the project reports on targetting and social inclusion.

Academic qualifications, experience, skills, and attitudes:

Master’s degree in social sciences, gender or related discipline;

At least five years’ experience working in gender/youth/People with disabilities and social inclusion issues;

Experience in agricultural and rural development projects;

Experience in projects integrating targeting and gender considerations across components/activities and M&E;

Experience in designing and delivering training modules Some knowledge of GALS methodology is an advantage;

Working knowledge of spoken and written English;


The duration of the assignment will be for five (5) years of yearly performance- based contract, and 6 months’ probation period. The identification and hiring of the Social Inclusion Specialist will be based on competitive recruitment from seconded government staff and/or external candidates.

How to Apply:

The deadline to receive applications is March 19, 2024.Qualified candidates should submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete curriculum Vitae and copies of Certified Academic Qualification to:

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries,
P.O Box 2870

OR Email:

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