Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Trade Officer Jobs At Community Forests Pemba (CFP)

 Position: International Partnership and Trade Officer (6 Posts)Organization: Community
Forests Pemba
Department: Technical (Value Addition and Enterprise)
Location: Stone Town, Unguja Island, Zanzibar – Tanzania
Reports to: CFI Executive Director and CFP Executive Director
Details: Full-time, 1-year renewable contract
Salary: 33,000 EUR

Deadline to apply:
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
The International Partnership and Trade Officer will play a significant leadership role in helping grow the ethical and climate-smart horticulture trade in Zanzibar by building on existing partnerships and developing new relationships to increase overall investment and positive impact. As a key local focal point and liaison based full-time on the main island of Unguja, Zanzibar, the International Partnership and Trade Officer will work alongside an international executive team and local technical staff to implement a multi-year project funded by the European Union while pursuing additional complimentary growth opportunities for the organization.

Experience
    At least 5 years professional experience in similar role.
    Degree or diploma in business, marketing, or a related field with preference given to relevant horticulture, sales, or trade focus.
    Demonstrated entrepreneurship is a strong asset to this role. 

Core Competencies
    Relationship Building. Ability to engage and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders to secure beneficial, lasting partnerships.
    Communication. Effectively explain complex concepts in simple, clear language and accurately interpret the ideas, information, and needs of others.
    Accountability. Holds self and others accountable for all decisions and interpersonal relationships while following through on commitments and focusing on those activities that have the greatest positive impact.
    Drive. Possess a high level of self-motivation and ability to work independently to accomplish critical tasks on deadline.
    Innovation and creative problem solving. Ability to develop new and better ideas or solutions that result in improvement of team performance or outcomes.

Technical Skills
    Proficiency in digital applications including but not limited to Excel, Word, Power Point.
    Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, with additional fluencies in other European languages and / or Swahili being an asset.
    Financial budgeting, forecasting, and tracking.
    Project design and management.
    Sales, marketing, and communications.

Qualifications
    Citizen or resident of the European Union, and/or ability to demonstrate freedom to travel between Tanzania and European Union member states to conduct work.
    No criminal record.

Method of Application
Please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining your experience as it relates to this job description to jobs@forestsinternational.org with the subject heading International Partnership & Trade Officer.

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