Good Neighbors Vacancy | Senior Income Generation Officer,April 2024

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Good Neighbors Vacancy | Senior Income Generation Officer,April 2024

Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian development NGO founded in Korea in 1991. It was granted General Consultative Status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The aim is to make the world a place without hunger, where people live together in harmony. In Tanzania it was officially established on 2005 and our efforts work towards creating environment where children’s rights are protected and sustainable development of communities through empowerment, leadership and ownership.

Good Neighbors Tanzania is looking for individuals to join our highly motivated team in the following role;

Position: Senior Income Generation Officer

Reports to: Agriculture & Microfinance Coordinator

Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Contract Duration: 1 Year (Contract extension is subject to funding availability, performance or/and mutual agreement).

Under the overall authority of the Country Director (CD) of Good Neighbors Tanzania (GNTZ), the Income Generation Officer is responsible trading will be primarily responsible for managing trading between cooperatives and social enterprises in each Good Neighbors Partnership Countries involved in Africa Grain Network (AGN) project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Search for suppliers and forwarders of maize and other grains in Tanzania
  • Search for importers of maize and other grains in other countries
  • Monitor each procedure of trading among countries from order to acquisition of grains
  • Write and review trading documents such as quotation, invoice, packing list, certificate of origin and bill of lading
  • Provide professional advice and assistance for trading among countries
  • Collaborate with stakeholders during trading procedures including government officials, traders, forwarders and GN entities
  • Schedule and implement business trips to facilitate trading activities between any regional area in Tanzania and neighbouring countries
  • Perform any other duties related to IG activities as may be assigned

Qualification, experiences and competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in one of majors, Economics, Trade and Management
  • At least 3 years of experience in trading area as a trade practitioner and a forwarder etc.
  • Good knowledge on computer Microsoft Office Packages (Ms. Word, Ms. Excel, Ms.Access, Ms. Publisher Power Point)
  • Good knowledge in trading
  • Understanding of supply chain about grain markets of Tanzania
  • Strong collaboration, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time, task, and resource management skills
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, coaching, verbal and written communication

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions, dedicated to achieve high quality standards
  • Deadline oriented, proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve objectives and hard working in nature and willing to learn new things
  • Sincerity, patience, tact and the ability to earn the trust of others
  • Good motivational organizational skills
  • Perform other duties as required

Application Instructions:

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please Click here to apply for the position on or before 11th May, 2024.
When applying please attach detailed curriculum vitae containing complete names and addresses (postal, email, phone), together with names and contact details of three referees (one should be current or previous employer).
All applications should be addressed to Country Director, Good Neighbors Tanzania, P.O. Box 33104, Dar es Salaam.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and email addresses.
Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport or/and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.
Good Neighbors Tanzania has a zero tolerance to any harm or sexual exploitation and abuse against any beneficiaries (or program participants). Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s shared responsibility and all GN employees and partners are required to adhere to GN’s Code of Conduct both during and outside working hours. Familiarization with and adherence to the GN Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all employees and partners, in addition to related mandatory training. All applicants interested to work with GNTZ must ensure that they understand and act in accordance with this clause. Please Click here to access and review GN Safeguarding Policy.


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