The Nobeah Foundation is the not-for-profit counterpart of Nobeah
Technologies Ltd., a technology company focusing on technology with deep
potential for social impact.
Across Africa the Nobeah Foundation will raise money from both local and
international donors to sponsor free or subsidized distribution of the
technologies from Nobeah. Through these activities the foundation will
achieve its goal of supporting game-changing innovations.
ABOUT THE JOB
ROLE: Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation Programmes
Manager-Coordinator-Intern (s) - multiple positions available at
manager, coordinator, or intern levels:
Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Manager
Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Coordinator
Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Intern
COMPENSATION: This position is voluntary, but given a good mutual fit
between the individual and the organization, the role may potentially
transition into a paid full-time or part-time role within 3 months
depending on the needs and capacity of the organization. However, please
note that hiring will be prioritized based on contribution. Given the
same productivity, working part-time (or fewer hours in a week) the
number of months required to match the contribution of an individual
working full-time (or more hours in a week) may be greater than the 3
month period worked by the full-time hire.
Summary of Position:
The newly formed Nobeah Foundation is seeking an Agricultural and
Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Manager, an Agricultural and
Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Coordinator, and an Agricultural and
Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Intern for its Tanzanian operations.
The Nobeah Foundation’s Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation
Programme delivers a combination of innovative business models and
technology with the intention of radically increasing viable employment
opportunities for a wide sector of individuals from the informal sector
to professions, from the long-term unemployed to interns and
entrepreneurs. We are stepping up our efforts to implement what we
believe are ground-breaking programmes, and recruiting suitable
candidates for fulfil the role of Programme Manager/Coordinator/Intern.
At the manager level this position will be responsible for establishing
donor, public, and private partnerships with Nobeah’s job creation and
economic development initiatives. This entails conducting outreach to
both government and donor organizations to identify and negotiate new
opportunities for partnership, then negotiating and monitoring
contractual partnership obligations, milestones and deliverables. This
position will also be responsible for guiding and implementing programme
initiatives and managing the release of the Nobeah products related to
these initiatives, conducting research and staying current on the job
markets in various sectors to contribute an understanding of market
trends to planned projects.
Recruitment will take place in two phases. In the first phase concluding
by November, the first group of candidates will be selected. In the
second phase concluding December, the second group of candidates will be
selected. Candidates found not eligible for the first group are welcome
to reapply for the second group if any elements of your qualifications
or experience have changed.
These positions require between 5-40 hours a week at any hours and any
day per week as long as the requirements for on-line meetings and other
collaboration are met. The positions are flexible to accommodate up to
100% remote work. Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office
Though all work will be remote, the candidate must be located in and be
eligible to work in the country. The candidate must speak at least one
local language, in addition to being fluent in English both verbally and
in writing. The candidate must also have a network of contacts in the
country to facilitate any required work there.
The detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to those below:
· Assists with identifying government or donor programmes that provide
funding or other incentives that could increase the impact of Nobeah’s
own programmes and assist the fundraising team in pursuing grant
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with government
and donor organization officials, legislators, Nobeah Foundation staff
and the general public.
· Assists in negotiating and administering contracts, grants, and
cooperative agreements with national, county, community and donor
· Monitors national and county legislation relating to economic development.
· Identify opportunities for economic development and job creation
initiatives by developing partnerships with the community and by working
with existing businesses to identify ways for them to scale and create
jobs through the faster hiring and more efficient management suggested
by Nobeah’s advanced work management methodology.
· Acts as liaison for technical and financial resources between public
and private sectors for the purpose of building capacity and
partnerships with the goals of exporting local made Nobeah products
· Provide credible expert feedback before public bodies (city, county,
legislative, etc.) on behalf of the programme on topics relating to
his/her specialty or expertise. Act as a representative of the programme
in stakeholder meetings, and maintain existing project stakeholders and
partners. Propose strategy to achieve goals and objectives of the
programme to senior management.
· Prepare, oversee, and manage the programme budget.
· Facilitate and monitor the outcomes of programme participants to
establish sustainability and identify programme development
opportunities. Assess results for continuous improvement.
· Coordinate the delivery of all programme aspects, including overall
planning, development and administration as well as develop, implement
and administer program-based seminars, workshops or training sessions on
Nobeah’s related programmes and conduct selected training as required.
· Plans, coordinates and evaluates public relations activities designed to promote and create awareness of programmes.
· Provides input where requested on development and implementation of policies enhancing economic development.
· Provide leadership, coaching and supervision to program staff.
· A Bachelor’s Degree.
· At a manager level this position requires the following experience:
· Economic or community development programs and experience in business development and with startup businesses.
· Demonstrated understanding of the needs and priorities of business and
industry including knowledge or experience of national and county labor
markets, and the application of labor market information as well as
related research and statistical techniques, with the ability to work as
an effective liaison between private organizations and government.
· Knowledge or experience of program planning and management.
Demonstrated leadership and ability to develop human relations. Ability
to serve as effective and collaborative team member, working
independently and meeting deadlines while prioritizing and managing
multiple projects concurrently and assigning work to a team.
· Strong analytical, communication, organizational and record-keeping
skills. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal and written
processes, especially among diverse groups of people who may have
varying degrees of knowledge. Speaking in public to give presentations.
Experience facilitating meetings and discussions at a relatively high
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position send an email to email@example.com with
your resume attached and with the subject line: “Re: Application for
Volunteer Agricultural and Aquacultural Innovation Programmes
Manager/Coordinator/Intern -Tanzania”. Please ensure your name and other
contact details are both in your resume and in the email itself.