Microfinance Development Manager

Tanzanian Children's Fund

About the organization

The Tanzanian Children’s Fund (TCF) works to eliminate poverty and improve the lives of marginalized children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania.

Duties

The duties of the Microfinance Development Manager include, but are not limited to:

Identify the best locally sourced materials, while ensuring the high quality and uniqueness of products
Forecast ordering of materials and look for new suppliers and best prices periodically
Re-structure margin analysis and update cost sheets as needed
Oversee and update gift shop inventory and re-order as needed
Inform volunteers and visitors about the Microfinance department and its initiatives
Maintain accurate record of sales, expenses, cash-on-hand and bank accounts for monthly bookkeeping to Microfinance Director
Process sales through EFD machine and maintain accurate revenue records for the Tanzania Revenue Authority
Meet weekly with the different women empowerment groups to assess quality, product orders, and handle payments
Identify potential new skills and trainings that could be introduced to new members of the community
Identify trainers and costs for possible re-trainings of certain groups
Maintain active communication with current partnerships to secure a strong demand for products
Visit shops and lodges periodically to establish new partnerships
Secure participation at the Arusha Community Christmas Fair, the Kili-Karibu Tourism and Industry Fair, and other trade fairs in Tanzania

See full description at https://tanzanian-children-s-fund.breezy.hr/p/e1cd5fed5a8e-microfinance-development-manager

Qualifications

We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills to manage the implementation and development of new Microfinance initiatives to ensure economic development in the community. This position will be based at the Rift Valley Children’s Village (RVCV), which operates in partnership with the Tanzanian Children's Fund and is home to 100 orphaned children. RVCV is located in a remote and impoverished village in Karatu District, adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This position will manage and support the program’s current portfolio of women empowerment initiatives to ensure their constant growth, improve production capacity, and maintain a strong demand for products.

See full qualifications at https://tanzanian-children-s-fund.breezy.hr/p/e1cd5fed5a8e-microfinance-development-manager

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