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Finance And Resource Mobilization Specialist

at State University of Zanzibar
Location Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted May 25, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


Required Qualification and Expertise
• A reputable transformative leader with a proven track record and experience of conducting similar assignment in other developing countries, with the following qualifications, experience, and competencies:
• Master's Degree or above in Banking, Accounting, Finance, Economics, International Business,
• International Relations, or related Social Science.
• A minimum of 10 years' experience in financial and project management.
• Must be a member of a professional qualification in accountancy i.e., ACCA, ICASL, ICA GH, and
• CPA.
• Detailed experience managing investment funds, including structuring new funds, strong internal governance, and a track record of fiduciary responsibility and accountability, and ability to attract additional funds At least 5 years' managerial leadership role in public or private sectors.
• Must have good negotiation skills.
• An understanding of Zanzibar's political and economic environment, preferably with established
• relationships and networks.
• Strong facilitation, communication and report writing skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relations in multicultural environment.
• Proficiency in computers and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
• Demonstrate high level
• strategic thinking and analytical skills.
• Strong written and spoken language skills is required. (English and Swahili)
• Willingness to travel frequently in Zanzibar and Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities of the Finance and Resource Mobilization Specialist
• The Finance and Resource Mobilisation Specialist is the responsible person for organisation resource mobilization efforts thereby enabling the PDB's capacity to implement its mandate. He/She is responsible to:
• To mobilize resources needed for PDB to enhance the PDB's capacity to implement its mandate. ii.
• It is responsible for maintaining, nurturing, and developing traditional and emerging donor relations, and partnership with other Multinational organization (UN, Embassies etc), but
• increasingly also relations with international financial institutions, private and institutional
• investors, to secure sufficient funding for the implementation of PDB's Strategic Plan.
• Follows and analyzes national and international trends and discussions on various means to
• mobilize resources and the development of new funding sources, instruments, and mechanisms.
• To liaise with government ministries and institutions, as well as with external experts in
• innovative/blended financing to guide local and regional resource mobilization efforts.
• To obtain and share intelligence about donors and private investors' interests and priorities to
• broaden the donor base and stimulate creative fund-raising activities.
• Provide strategic advice to Chief Executive Officer and other senior government officials on key
• delivery agenda and priority areas.
• To reports to the Chief Executive Officer and update him regularly on delivery priorities, progress
• against targets, emerging issues, and recommendations on the way forward.
• Facilitate strengthening of the government's delivery capacity in achieving the Presidential
• promise for transformation and sustainable development in the isles.
• Engage with development partners and other key stakeholders, on financing of priority projects in Zanzibar

Applying Instructions

Applications should be addressed to
• The Vice Chancellor State University of Zanzibar
• P.O. Box 146, Zanzibar-Tanzania
• Email