Material Handling Terminal Manager Job At YARA Tanzania|Nafasi za kazi July 2020



Material Handling Terminal Manager 

About the Unit
YARA Tanzania is duly registered company under the Laws of Tanzania as a subsidiary of Fertilizers Holdings AS. with headquarters in Dar es Salaam. The aim is developing a market concept that increase the number of farmers that use fertilizer in Tanzania including  better knowledge in plant nutrition, improved distribution  and logistics. One of  Yara investments in the country includes the construction of a 40 KT bulk terminal near  the port of Dar Es Salaam which handles importation of bulk fertilizer, packaging and sale  in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi

The vacancy of Project Manager – Action Africa is a temporary fixed term position based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Its main purpose is  to ensure efficient and effective distribution of fertilizer donated by Yara Organization to support farmers in Tanzania.


  • Co-ordinate distribution of  fertilizer to selected farmers within  Tanzania in liaison with Yara Agronomists.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain Manager to coordinate with Suppliers on required fleet/wagons and negotiate reasonable rate for the benefit of the company/project.
  • Capture all trucks loaded with the product and follow up to ensure truck offloads at agreed points as well as capturing total distubution of fertilizer per region while ensuring all carriers follow HESQ and regulatory requirements in product movement to the warehouses and farmers.
  • Cordinate all production report and series of QR code  sticker stamped in each bag and all required documents before loading/releasing product and after final destination (receipt)
  • Track fertilizer distribution in collaboration with Commercial Managers, Yara Agronomists and Market Promoters, to ensure that each QR code of the fertilier is traced to the end user.
  • Generate Customer/farmer profile data to capture all required information concerning the farmers who  get donated fertilizer which includes but not limited to names of the famers, crops grown, acreage, gender and phone numbers.
  • Produce and analyze weekly inventory  and distribution report per destination /supplied farmers.
  • Report to the relevant parties including Health Environmental Safety and Quality (HESQ) department any incidences of product loss in transit either from the port, to the farmer, or to the distributor and follow the outlined process for claim as stipulated by Yara.


  • University degree in Supply Chain or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of work  experience in  a global Company’s Logistics department
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in swahili and English languages
  • Additional Information
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in managing a project  involving agricultural activities in a rural set up is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with remote team.

Apply no later than 10th July 2020



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