Vacancies at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions in the BASIS-CRSP PROJECT, Department of Soil and Geological Sciences, An ENGLISH HAND WRITTEN application letter accompanied with CV, relevant Certificates, Transcripts and names of at least TWO referees’ reports should be addressed to the DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE), P.O.BOX 3000, CHUO KIKUU, MOROGORO; to reach him not later than TWO weeks from the date of this advertisement. Government Employees are not encouraged to apply. Applicants who will fail to comply to the above directives will not be shortlisted. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Position: Research Assistant (1 POST)

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a BSc. (Agricultural Economics) or its equivalent with a minimum GPA of at least 3.5 from recognized institutions. Possession of an MSc will be an added advantage. In addition the candidate should have:-
o Excellent communication and computer skills;
o Experience in managing a team and in conducting and coordinating field research;
o Excellent attention to details;
o Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines and
o Ability to interact effectively with researchers, policy makers and diverse groups
 Assist the Principal Investigator on overall management and coordination of the project
 Schedule and coordinate data and samples collection
 Manage all data generated in the project
 Prepare project reports and keep financial records
 Procure all materials and supplies for the project
 Manage and orchestrate the logistics of the different components of the study
 Communicate with stakeholders
 Organize workshops and trainings
 Handle any other duties that the Principal Investigator will from time to time assign to him/her.
Terms; On contract terms for a period of nine (9) months.
Salary: As per treasury registrar Salary Circular No. 6 of 2015.
AGE; Not above 40 years

SUA INCOME GENERATION AND SERVICES COMPANY LTD is a distinct legal entity owned by Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). The main objective of the Company is to promote and enhance income generating activities within various production and services units of the University so as to raise and generate funds to support the University operations and activities. The prominent production and services of the University includes the following wings;
1. SUA Commercial farm comprising 1,000 hectors suitable for crops production. The farm has the following Units.
 Dairy Cattle unit
 Piggery Unit
 Poultry Unit
 Pastures Unit
 Horticulture Unit
 Feed Mill
 Various Machineries
2. Furniture factory
3. Real Estate within Morogoro Municipal
4. Any other Business enterprises
In order to carry its functions effectively and thereby meet its objectives, SUA INCOME GENERATION AND SERVICES LTD needs dynamic and creative Tanzanian Citizen who is performance driven to fill the following vacant position mentioned below.


i. A good academic background with a minimum of Bachelor Degree in Economics/Agribusiness/Marketing / Business Administration / Engineering/ Finance from recognized Institution.
ii. A postgraduate qualification and experience in dealing with Private Public Partnership will be an added advantage.
iii. Minimum of five (5) years practical working experience.
iv. Good Interpersonal and leadership skills.
v. Self driven person, result oriented and implementer.
Duties and Responsibilities i. Responsible for day to day activities of the company. ii. Initiate and coordinate the development of Corporate Strategic Plan and oversee implementation of policies and decisions as set out by the Board of Directors. iii. To develop and recommend to the Board the corporate and business plans which would ensure growth, continuity and operations within the set policies and regulations. iv. Articulate, interpret and coordinate the implementation of corporate strategies and action plans in accordance with the vision, mission and core values of the company. v. Provide leadership while coordinating and directing corporate activities. vi. Establish and maintain a harmonious working environment which stimulates and encourages professionalism, discipline, integrity, team work and productivity. vii. Present quarterly and annual Budgets to the board. viii. Present quarterly income and expenditure report to the board. ix. Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors and as prescribed under the company regulations.
Terms of employment and remuneration
Three years renewable contract based on performance. An attractive remuneration package and appropriate performance based incentives will be provided to the right candidate.
Mode of Application;
i. Interested and suitable candidates should submit their application letters along with their Curriculum Vitae indicating current email and telephone contacts.
ii. Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts and two recent passport size should be attached to their application letters.
iii. Each applicant must provide names and contact details of two referees.
iv. Applications should be addressed to;
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu.
Morogoro. Or through; dvcadmin@suanet.ac.tz
Applications to reach the office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance) not later than three weeks from the date of this advertisement.
v. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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