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Policy Specialist at The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor (SAGCOT), March 2018


Job type: Full Time 
Position Title: Policy Specialist, 
Location: based in Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose: 
This position aims at supporting the Centre to engage the public and private sectors to dialogue and collaborate in creating an enabling environment for farmers and private sector partners through policy and regulatory framework. This falls under the implementation of Workstream 2 of the SAGCOT Centre i.e. (Policy and Enabling Environment) involving a broader engagement of the Government of Tanzania, Non-State Actors and Development Partners on the same


Minimum Qualifications include the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Civil Engineering, Policy, agribusiness, economics or Infrastructure Engineering. Master degree is an added advantage
  • Policy and regulatory framework understanding and related experience, and value chains understanding & experience
  • Proven experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping as an asset in collecting, processing and communicating public investments
  • At least five (5) year-experience in Civil Infrastructural Development (roads, electricity, irrigation, and storage (conventional and cold chain)) is an advantage;
  • Multi-Sectoral Local Content understanding and experience is an advantage;
  • Strong leadership, coordination, networking and problem-solving skills;
  • Insight into and networks with the Tanzanian Government is a preference;
  • Strong affinity with policy and enabling environment bottlenecks affecting agriculture value chains;
  • Proven experience to manage complex activities/projects in a time conscious and coordinated manner;
  • Ability to deal with multiple partners/stakeholders and grasp a timely articulation of  issues;
  • Ability to work with Public Sector and Non State Actors stakeholders; and 
  • Professional writing and oral skills in English is a requirement. Oral and written skills in Swahili are preferred


How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates are welcome to apply before the deadline of 30th March 2018. Complete job descriptions of these positions can be viewed in the SAGCOT Centre Ltd. website   http://www.sagcot.com/vacancies/  where key responsibilities are detailed. Qualified and interested candidates should attach a cover letter clearly stating Policy Specialist and a copy of the Curriculum Vitae. 

Please address your application to;

Chief Operating Officer, 
SAGCOT Centre Ltd, 
P. O. Box 80945, 
Dar es Salaam and send to jobs@sagcot.com 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
Source: Kijiwe

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