Job Vacancies

We are currently recruiting positions for Gatsby Africa and Gatsby Science and Engineering Education teams.

Gatsby Science and engineering Education team: project Officer

Join the Gatsby Foundation's Education team and support our technical education work around the country. Our new project officer will be responsible for coordinating a number of projects focussed on the delivery of technical education, working with partners across Further Education (FE).

For more information about the role and how to apply, please click here. The closing date for receipt of applications is 23.59 Sunday 6 August.

MARKETS MANAGER - FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Could you lead a team to help develop innovative tools and inclusive and competitive business models in wood product markets, plus a conducive enabling environment within the Tanzanian forestry sector?  Do you have a comprehensive understanding of designing inclusive mechanisms to address market and policy constraints faced by public and private sector actors of all scale?  Would you thrive as part of a dynamic, innovative team committed to creating long-term and lasting change to benefit tens of thousands of Tanzanians?

The Gatsby-founded Forestry Development Trust is recruiting a Markets Manager to play a key role in leading efforts to pilot interventions that increase growers' incomes at harvest through strengthened market linkages; to explore innovative business models and new services; and to develop tools that can enhance the functioning of wood markets. 

For more details please visit the Trust's site by clicking here.

BUSINESS AND MARKETS FACILITATOR - FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Are you a strong relationship builder with a detailed understanding of the driving factors behind business decision making? Could you use your analytical and communication skills to stimulate change within firms, investors and other market actors, encouraging adoption of innovative tools and business models within the Tanzanian forestry sector? Would you like to work in a versatile and creative environment, with the space to look at the wider market system as well as individual players, and the freedom to test innovative solutions to challenges?

The Gatsby-founded Forestry Development Trust is recruiting a Business and Markets Facilitator to engage and mobilise various commercial forestry players to improve the competitiveness and inclusiveness of businesses and the sector as a whole.

For more details please visit the Trust's site by clicking here.

SENIOR MANAGER, INSTITUTIONAL FUNCTIONS - TANZANIAN TEXTILES PROGRAMME

Do you understand public policy decision-making processes, and how to influence policy? Could you work with government agencies and industry associations to help formulate, advocate and implement policy that will transform a key Tanzanian sector? Do you have a desire to contribute to real change that will create jobs, raise incomes and benefit hundreds of thousands of people for the long term?

We are recruiting a Senior Manager to play a key role in building long-term relationships with government agencies and industry associations, working with them to formulate, advocate and implement public sector policy that supports reform and growth of the Tanzanian textiles sector.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

SENIOR MANAGER, SECTOR AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT - TANZANIAN TEXTILES PROGRAMME

Do you have a track record in working with both the public and private sector in policy analysis? Could you build relationships and influence change at various levels across the private sector and government? Do you have a passion for development with a results-orientated approach?

We are recruiting a Senior Manager to develop long term relationships within the textiles and garments sector in Tanzania.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

SENIOR MANAGER, FARMER SUPPORT SERVICES - TANZANIAN COTTON PROGRAMME

Do you have a track record in working with farmers, and in defining strategy and executing with commercial acumen?  Could you inspire and mentor a team to catalyse change in innovative ways, while bringing stakeholders together around a shared long-term vision and influencing decision-makers at the highest levels?  Do you have experience of private sector development, and a desire to contribute to real change that will create jobs, raise incomes and benefit hundreds of thousands of people for the long-term?

We are recruiting a Senior Manager to play a key role in leading the implementation of our Tanzanian cotton programme's existing farmer-facing support, including farmer access to inputs, output markets, service markets, finance and knowledge. The Senior Manager will provide strategic leadership on the development and implementation of strategies aimed at creating changes in market systems surrounding smallholder farmers’ access to vital goods and services. This will involve working to develop a sustainable network of village-based agro-dealers and service providers (tillage and spray service providers) supported by private sector input supply chains, and with the necessary supporting functions.  

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGER FOR PARTNERSHIPS

Do you have experience of private sector development and a desire to identify what works and why? Do you have a strong track record of building relationships, sharing learning and influencing senior level stakeholders? Would you thrive in an environment that offers huge scope for thinking creatively about ways to contribute to the debate on inclusive economic growth in East Africa and beyond?

We are recruiting a Senior Programme Manager to establish and manage strategic partnerships that will significantly enhance our ability to support economic transformation in East Africa.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.