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FAO Tanzania Hiring National Private Sector Development Specialist

FAO Tanzania Hiring National Private Sector Development Specialist

Employment is a dream for many, but often, the Failure to be called for an Interview can be a significant barrier. FAO Tanzania is stepping up to hiring National Private Sector Development Specialist who wish to pursue their dreams job at FAO. Here, With substantial opportunity available for all qualified applicants, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is inviting applications to fill mentioned vacant below;

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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Leading global initiatives to end hunger is the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a specialized agency of the UN. Achieving food security for all and ensuring that people regularly have access to enough wholesome food to lead active, healthy lifestyles are our two main objectives. FAO has 195 members, including 194 nations and the European Union, and it operates in more than 130 nations globally.

The incumbent will work closely with the FAO Tanzania and consult project PMU to ensure that current findings and actions that are being delivered for FISH4ACP are further enhanced and integrated through this work. 


  • Determine potential sources of finance for Beach Management Units (BMU) and particular fish landing sites in order to support the viability of the cold chain’s operating expenses and those of other current facilities.
  • Find BMUs without cold chain facilities and locate additional financing sources so that fish landing sites and BMUs can carry out their mandated operations.
  • Determine financing sources for the chosen fish landing sites that can finance additional or ongoing operations and amenities, such as ice plant maintenance, water and electricity bills, and other renovation or management expenses, without depending on outside funding from the LGA or donors.
  • Based on the identified funding mechanisms for the operation of their chosen 10 BMUs and three critical fish landing sites, develop focused business plans for them.


  • A graduate degree in marketing, business administration, natural resources, agriculture and fisheries economy, or social science.
  • English and Kiswahili constitute working knowledge.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience creating action plans or bankable business plans.
  • Either a citizen of Tanzania or a resident there with a current work permit.

Technical/Functional Skills 

  • Knowledge of Cold Chain System (CCS) management
  • Demonstrated analytical, writing, reporting, and presenting abilities.
  • experience doing out market research and business planning with track record of success.
  • Proof of having influenced policy implementation in the past as a trainer will be highly valued.
  • The capacity to work successfully with and mentor a local team both in-person and virtually, as well as the availability to visit the field sites.
  • Shown interest in social enterprises and expertise analyzing the long-term financial viability of nonprofit institutions.
  • Understanding the backdrop of the place or nation and aquatic items will be given a high rating.

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Application Process

The deadline for submitting job applications is 11th May, 2024;

  • To apply, go to Jobs at FAO’s recruitment website and fill out the online application. It is highly recommended that your profile be factual, comprehensive, and contain your education background, work history, and language proficiency.
  • It is recommended of candidates that they attach a motivation letter to their web profile.
  • Please fill up your profile, apply, and submit your application.
  • In order to gather any information that might be relevant to the job requirements, candidates may be asked to provide performance evaluations and give permission for verification checks of their character, education, military service, and police records, as well as their previous and current employment history.
  • Applications that are not thorough will not be considered.
  • Your application’s personal information might be shared with FAO and other businesses working on FAO’s behalf to provide employment support services including background checks, assessment exams, and application pre-screening, among other things. Prior to submitting your application, your consent will need to be obtained. You have the option to revoke your consent at any moment by withdrawing your application, in which case FAO will not be able to review it.

Applications will only be evaluated if they are submitted via the FAO recruitment portal. The information on your online profile will be used to filter your application.

We advise applicants to send in their applications well in advance of the deadline.

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