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Tanzania Government Relations Analyst
Government relations analyst to lead our government relations work in
Dar es Salaam and grow the scope of our government relations.
This person will lead One Acre Fund's government relations and policy
work in Dar and help grow the scope of our local government relations:
relationship management: The analyst will be responsible for maintaining
existing government and policy relationships, making new contacts at
the national level, and assessing future sectors of importance to One
Acre Fund's. They will host national-level officials for visits to our
field operations and deliver high quality communications.
compliance: One Acre Fund requires multiple licenses and permits in
order to conduct its work, and the analyst will own relationships with
all key regulators. In several instances regulators require periodic
reports which the analyst will coordinate. Further, the analyst will
regularly assess operational plans and make recommendations on current
and future compliance with laws and regulations.
risks to Tanzania field operations: The analyst will assess risks or
changes in the operating environment that could negatively affect One
Acre Fund's trials and field work and advise field leadership on
government relationships: The analyst will manage the work of our local
government officers to maintain positive relationships at district and
regional levels and help grow the team's scope of work through strategic
advice on local government relations work plans.
and regional policy agenda research: The analyst will conduct research
to support the creation of a well-informed policy agenda for our
organisation in Tanzania and East Africa.
point: The analyst will oversee the setting up and management of a
small office in Dar, acting as a resource for field-based colleagues.
Career Growth and Development
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your
manager will invest significant time in your career development. We
provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and
through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have
regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career
goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be
passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new
high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This
results in fast career growth for our staff.
We are seeking an exceptional Tanzanian professional with 2+ years of
work experience, top international qualifications, and a demonstrated
long-term career interest in international development. Candidates who
fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
work experiences: Examples include a high-level professional work
experience, or a successful entrepreneurial experience (e.g. starting a
field program, leading a conference, starting a business etc.).
and communications skills: We are looking for someone who is able to
strike an appropriate balance between humility and confidence, speak
intelligently about our program, and systematically manage
Experience working with the public sector: This might include government
institutions, research bodies or other public bodies with a focus on
agriculture and rural development in Africa.
and interest in international development work: Ideally a minimum of
one full year in a field-based role in East Africa.
Top-performing undergraduate background: Please include GPA/School Marks or test scores in your resume
to operate autonomously and be a self-starter: A highly organised and
disciplined, solution-oriented and creative individual is required as
this role mostly involves remote working.
Languages: Fluent in English and Swahili.
Preferred Start Date
Starts modest. However, this is a career-track role with fast raises for
performance, paying a meaningful salary for long-term placement in
Health insurance, immunizations, flight, room and board.
Sponsor International Candidates
Dar es Salaam with regular travel to Iringa and Mbeya.
Minimum 2 years commitment, full-time job.
How to apply
Please find the job posting here. You will find details of the job as well as application instructions at the bottom of the job description.