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Job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL 

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Job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL 

Job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL

The job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL is an opportunity to work with a leading international NGO that has been working in the region since 1969. It is also a chance to work with an organization that has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in East Africa.

BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL

BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
Join BRAC’s WASH programme to be part of the vision to ensure that everyone, everywhere has safe drinking water, a hygienic toilet, and practices good hygiene. We deliver services to people living in hard-to-reach, climate affected and underserved urban areas using a multidimensional approach – from financing WASH markets to building partnerships with local governments. Active since 2006, the programme has significantly contributed to Bangladesh attaining the Millennium Development Goals national WASH target, and is believed to be the largest NGO-managed WASH programme in the world. Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.

Career with BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited (BETL)

BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited (BETL) is a registered private company in Tanzania. BETLoperates under BRAC International Enterprises B.V., a full-owned subsidiary of Stitching BRACInternational. Operating in 10 countries across Africa and Asia, BRAC International is a leadingnonprofit organisation with a mission to empower people and communities in situations ofpoverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. BRAC International Enterprises B.V. (BIEBV) is asocially responsible for-profit organization dedicated to scaling impactful and sustainable socialenterprises that contribute to women’s economic empowerment and improving the quality oflife for low-income communities.

BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited is seeking application from competent, dynamic and selfmotivated individuals to fill the following position:

Job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL 

Job opportunity at BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited BETL 

POST TITLE: General Manager, BRAC Enterprises Tanzania Limited

Employment Type: Contractual
Salary: Negotiable
Job Location: Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania

The GM for BETL will be responsible for managing the social enterprise, leading the effective
day-to-day running of the business including efficient application of project resources,
supporting data and market insights that inform continuous innovation in the model, and
ultimately ensuring the business achieves BETL’s impact, growth and financial sustainability
objectives. The GM is expected to have significant experience with for-profit enterprises and
successfully managing a team while building their long-term capacity, and must be able to work
in a very entrepreneurial, self-driving and adaptive environment. Experience with start-ups,
social enterprises, financial management, and the education sector in Tanzania is strongly
preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

Human Resource Management and Development
• Lead the BETL project team (comprising 3 full-time staff currently with anticipated
growth over the next 6 months-1 year) and oversee their achievement of KPIs and
management of school-level staff
• Support recruitment and hiring of school-level staff including teachers and support staff
and also build their capacity
• Operations, Management and Resource Mobilization
• Oversee all office functions including payroll, purchasing and procurement, accounts
payable and receivable, tuition billing and payment, human resources and personnel
management
• Manage relationships, partnerships and knowledge sharing with staff and key
stakeholders
• Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with country laws and
regulations
• Lead the BETL team in the establishment of new schools and new mobile ECD centers
• Evaluate and oversee the implementation of a School Management System and other
technology options as needed
• Lead the identification, development and implementation of standard operating
procedures, as needed
• Lead all project reporting and communications, including to BRAC management, the
BETL Board of Directors and project donors
• Support the identification and development of new funding proposals in close
coordination with other BRAC staff

Business Planning and Financial Management

• Lead the annual business planning and budgeting process, in collaboration with the
BRAC International management team
• Analyze the monthly/quarterly/annual financial performance of the social enterprise
and guide the team to take necessary action
• Provide effective financial oversight and budget management for the social enterprise
• Monitoring, Process Evaluation and Innovation
• Ensure regular monitoring and evaluation activities are conducted
• Support documentation of lessons learned, challenges and best practices coming out of
the start-up and early implementation phase
• Support BRAC International management team with refining the business model based
on feedback and experiences gained from the start-up and early implementation phase
Safeguarding
• Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and
exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a
key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe
working environment.
• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members
and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place,
encourage others to do so.
Educational Requirements:
• Master’s Degree in relevant field, preferably business administration, finance,
marketing, project management, or similar concentration
• Coursework in education or other relevant experience preferred.
Required Competencies:
The successful Business Manager will need a range of business/ entrepreneurial skills and
project management skills. This includes:
• Strong management experience providing guidance to a small team and ability to
manage at all levels of an organization;
• A track record of securing different forms of capital investment such as grant funding,
social impact investment, debt and equity;
• An understanding of the education sector in Tanzania, and ability to understand ECD
from a needs and demand perspective;
• Excellent analytical, planning and organizing skills with ablity to manage multiple,
competing priorities with cross-functional teams;

• Practical skills in managing and operating a successful business (social business
preferred);
• Strong understanding of business modeling, strategic planning and budgeting;
• Very comfortable with data analysis and financial management;
• Familiarity with accounting software/programs such as QuickBooks
• Excellent relationship building & networking skills to create and sustain relevant
relationships with external stakeholders and manage knowledge appropriately;

Experience Requirements:

• Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience strongly preferred
• Must have experience in running and managing a Social Enterprise in a developing
country context, or similar experience that demonstrates ability to manage a start-up
social enterprise Working experience in social development sectors, preferably in M&E.
• Must lead a team in a very entrepreneurial environment that requires adaptability and
quick innovation, and drive profitability and sustainability.

Mode of Application

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the
application instructions accordingly:
External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational
grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at [email protected]
Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail
with BRAC PIN and email to [email protected]
Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 60/22 in the subject bar.
Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 31 May 2022

APPLY HERE

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all
employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and
every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of

harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and
gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment
policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in
order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

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