Friday, 31 May 2013

Job Vacancies 31.05.2013

Research Assistant Rice Value Chain Economist
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice)
The Research Assistant – Rice Value Chain Economist will work under the direct supervision of the Rice Value Chain Expert / AfricaRice in Dar
esSalaam, Tanzania, or his duly assigned representative. S/he will attend to all activities related to rice value chain economy at AfricaRice, working in Program 3 ‘Policy, Innovation Systems and Impact Assessment’. The position is part of a multidisciplinary research team working to sustain and improve the productivity of ricebased systems in Africa in line with AfricaRice’s mission and mandate.
He/she will undertake the following functions:
- Assist in strategic and applied economics research and support activities aimed at providing a better understanding of the market, institutional and organizational factors favoring or constraining the sustainable development of rice value chains;
- Attend to the relevant institutional economics, consumer preference and impact assessment research activities;
- Provide assistance to the development of economic and value chain analysis tools for use by national researchers in Africa through collaboration, networking, provision of technical assistance and training;
Application procedure


Deadline : June 16,2013

Agricultural Engineer (Mechanical)

Global Cycle Solutions
This position is required to perform the critical role of being the central person in the design and modeling phase, and key in the phases of prototype fabrication and design-for-manufacturing.
Responsibilities include:
  • Being the main consultant in design and fabrication processes
  • Providing reliable information on existing productivity and previous experiences of similar machines (rice threshers, maize shellers, etc.)
  • Helping troubleshoot any challenges with design functionalities

How to apply


Deadline : None

Head of Education and Operations

Aga Khan Education Services: (AKES)
The Position
The Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania (AKES,T) is part of a global network of 250+ Aga Khan Schools established across East Africa, South and Central Asia. AKES,T is seeking to recruit a Head of Education & Operations to provide leadership and management for its four schools (Nursery schools, Primary School (IBPYP) and Secondary school (IGCSE / IBDP and National Curriculum) in Dar-es Salaam and Mwanza. The schools have a total enrolment of 1,660 and 120 teachers.
The key areas of activity include:
· Strategy development and planning.
· HR Management - recruitment, retention and professional development of the highest quality staff .
· Instructional leadership- guiding and monitoring the delivery of curricula .
· Financial Management - developing budgets and managing resources.
How To Apply


Deadline : 15 Jun 2013

Product Development Fellowship

Global Cycle Solutions
Example Responsibilities
  • Assessing mechanical challenges with GCS Maize Sheller and making improvements
  • Product testing, troubleshooting, CAD modeling, and prototyping
  • Conducting regular testing in the field to assess effectiveness and sturdiness
  • Monitoring and streamlining manufacturing process (including quality control)
  • Conducting needs assessment surveys on target population to identify key product priority
  • Planning for production scale-up
  • Designing and developing new products
  • Providing advice on choice of material and constraints for manufacturing

How to Apply


Deadline : None

Research Assistant – Extension Agronomy

The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice)
Deadline : Sunday, June 16, 2013.

Project Manager
Global Cycle Solutions
Deadline : None

Liaison Officer

Global Cycle Solutions
Deadline: June 16, 2013

Service Marketing Manager
HR Solutions Ltd
Deadline: 29-06-2013

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