General Manager at TAHA Fresh Handling Ltd

TAHA Fresh Handling Ltd is a leading logistics company which provides perishable handling solutions to horucultural industry across Tanzania. TAHA Fresh has specialized in designing and implementing innovative logistical solutions to address challenges in the horticulture supply chain. Our range of services include; Airfreighting, Sea freighting, Trucking as well as Cleahng and Forwarding. The company is looking for a dynamic and experienced candidate to fill the below vacancy

POSITION: General Manager


1. Company Management
• Accountable for the overall performance of the company and for the day-to-day running and management of the company's operations
• Leading the team in the development and implementation of the company policies and strategies under the guidance of the Board of Directors.
• Lead in the establishment and enforcement of company's core values, vision, mission and strategic objectives.
• Ensure the company complies with statutory and other legal requirements locally and internationally.
• Ensure progress reports are timely prepared and present to the Board for recommendations and advice.
• Develop and maintain strategic relationships with partners including media, government and other private sector partners on behalf of the
company (Company's spokesperson)
• Liaise with TAHA in advocating for issues concerning logistics business environment in Tanzania
• Identify and innovate new business ideas for the company viability and sustainability

• A Secretary and an Ex-Officio to the Board

2. Business Operations Management
• Responsible for the development and timely implementation of the company's strategic roadmap such as the business plan, action plans, marketing plan, operations plan, etc.

• Mobilize resources for the implementation of the company's strategies.

3. Financial, Human and Other Resource Management
• Effective and efficient mobilization and management of company resources i.e human, financial, and other resources
• Ensure availability and compliance with control and management tools i.e manuals, policies, guidelines.
• Maintain good relationship with the suppliers and negotiate terms of contract in favor of the company with a view of reducing costs and maximizing quality
• Lead, motivate and manage human resource to deliver quality services to customers and achieve set targets

 Develop, implement and improve the company's succession plan

• Master's Degree in Business Management /Logistics Management! Clearing and Forwarding or related fields.
• At least 5 years working experience in private sector leadership preferably in Logistics - Air Freight! Sea Freight or any related fields
• Good knowledge of customs tariff and taxation system in the logistic industry
• Good command of English and Swahili languages.
• Advance skills in computer application are a MUST.
• Good presentation, negotiation and analytical skills
• Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.

• Preferred age 35-50, female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

The application should address the Chairperson, TAHAFRESH Handling Limited, P. 0. Box 16520, Arusha. Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted. Your application should be sent to
The application deadline is 7th October, 2016 and ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES SHALL BE CONTACTED. Your application should include:

• Cover letter describing your interest and work experience
• Curriculum vitae with names and telephone contacts of at least three referees.

• Copies of relevant certificates

Avoid scams : NEVER pay to have your CV / Application pushed forward. Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a SCAM.

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