Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:
Job Purpose: The purpose of this job position is to spearhead and drive operations of Swahili hub portal and make it the premier Swahili portal on the worldwide web by providing leadership, exhibiting innovation and creativity and collaborating with internal and external players and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas: Plan the delivery of Swahilihub activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the group. Develop and implement short term and long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project. Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the project. Develop a Swahilihub evaluation framework to ass areas or improvement. Develop, implement and monitor Swahili hub commercialization plan to make the project sustainable. Establish and implement a performance management process for all Swahili hub staff Communicate with clients and other stakeholders to gain support for the project and to solicit input to improve the project Liaise with other managers to ensure the effective and efficient project delivery Ensure that the project operates within the approved budget and write reports on the project for management • Deadlines control - Zero tolerance • Customer service: 24 hour turnaround for resolution of complaints
Qualifications and Attributes Required: • Academic: Basic University Degree in Kiswahili from Reputable Institution
Experience: 5 years' working experience in Kiswahili editing Digital media knowledge will be an added advantage Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of the dynamics of the Education systems and markets in East Africa.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by September 9, 2016 to; Human Resources Manager, Mwananchi Communications Ltd, P. 0. Box 19754, Dar es Salaam.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MCL is an equal opportunity employer.