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New Employment Opportunities At The Cereals And Other Produce Board Of Tanzania (CPB), June 2020- Ajira360tz.com

The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) is a business entity enacted in Tanzania by the Cereals and Other Produce Act No. 19 of 2009. CPB has branch offices in Mwanza, Arusha, Dodoma,Iringa and Dar es Salaam. 

CPB is mandated to do business on Cereals and Other Produce in Tanzania and beyond boarders; trading on cereals and other produce at a competitive price while considering farmers' affairs; we are providing storage facilities to stakeholders in need at our premises. Other services include cereals milling, cleaning, drying, weighing, grading and packaging which are provided at our branches at competitive rates.

The Board shall engage in facilitating trade, promotion, development of cereals and other agricultural products with quality that sustains profitability to the entire value chain to ultimately contribute to growth of the subsector and improved livelihood amongst Tanzanians

To be a world class organization in cereals and other produce trade and management



Location: Dodoma

Duties and Responsibilities:
▪︎ To drive vehicles towards approved destinations and in accordance with traffic regulations;
▪︎ To undertake minor mechanical repairs,
▪︎ To take vehicles due for routine maintenance/ repair to the appointed service agent;
▪︎ To maintain motor vehicle log books;
▪︎ To make pre-inspection to the assigned vehicle prior travelling and report mechanical damages/defects;
▪︎ To ensure safety and cleanliness of the vehicle at all times;
▪︎ To ensure that valid documents and permits are acquired prior commencement of any journey;
▪︎ To report promptly accidents or incidents involving the vehicles to the relevant authority

▪︎ Holder of Certificate of Secondary Education with passes
and English must
▪︎ a valid class C driving license from a recognized Training Institutions of not less than three years without causing accident.


Location: Dodoma

Duties and responsibilities:
▪︎ To dispatch voucher lists to Head of sections; 
▪︎ To make batching of payment vouchers as per Cashbook;
▪︎ To prepare accounts documentation;
▪︎ To keep batches of Payment Voucher, Cashbook and Exchequer Receipt Vouchers;
▪︎ To maintain incoming and outgoing cheque register;
▪︎ To maintain Petty Cashbook and Register;
▪︎ To assist in preparation of financial reports;
Assists in carrying out regular bank reconciliation.
▪︎ To assist in preparation of pay roll computations and reports;

▪︎ Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or any other related fields from recognised University/lnstitutions.


Location: Dodoma

Duties and Responsibilities:
▪︎ Collecting, compiling and disseminating of data on marketing of Cereals and Other Produce, distribution, export/import and other information on the Cereals and Other Produce industry both national and international;
▪︎ Making periodic research /surveys in the major market areas in the country to access Cereals and Other Produce market trends supply and demand thereof;
▪︎ Facilitating marketing surveys to validate collected data/information;
Preparing Cereals and Other Produce marketing and sales plans in consultation with the Principal Marketing and Sales Officer;
▪︎ Implementing approved Cereals and Other Produce sales strategies;
Participating in activities, which promote the marketing of the Cereals and Other Produce industry in Tanzania;
▪︎ Undertaking any other duty as may be directed from time to time by the Senior Officer. 
▪︎ Holder of a Degree in Marketing, Business Administration from a recognised institution or its equivalent qualification. 
▪︎ And knowledge of the Cereals and Other Produce industry. 
▪︎ Masters degree is an added advantage.

▪︎ Two to five years’ experience in marketing, advertising, brand management or sales Strong communication, sales and presentation study 
▪︎ Knowledge of current marketing and multimedia platforms
▪︎ Strong budgeting, internet and computer skills


Location: Dodoma

Duties and Responsibilities
▪︎ Installs, maintains, modifies and repairs electrical equipment and control systems including, but not limited to, protective devices, controls, meters, variable speed drives and motor starters.
▪︎ Troubleshoots and corrects electrical equipment and control systems. Traces circuits and tests continuity of electrical and electronic circuits utilizing amp meter, voltmeter, ohmmeter, as-built drawings and visual inspections. 
▪︎ Maintains, repairs and calibrates programmable logic controller (PLC) systems for milling machines and boiler burner management.
▪︎ Serves as standard electrician and installs, maintains and repairs plant electrical panels, breakers, branch circuits and lighting as needed.
▪︎ Periodically tests electrical equipment for safety and accuracy, reports unusual conditions, problems or deficiencies to supervisor.
▪︎ Complies with established safety procedures and maintains a clean and safe work environment.
▪︎ Serves on special taskforce during periods of emergency such as floods, storms, hurricanes, etc.
▪︎ Perform preventive, corrective and breakdown maintenance of all electrical related equipment including but not limited to motors, fans, solenoid valves, drivers, controllers,HMI devices, contactors, sensors, circuit breakers, LV fHV switchboards and any associated power and control wiring and cables, as per work schedules and routines.
▪︎ Troubleshoot to identify various milling plants problems that may arise during the shift and report the solutions that have been implemented in solving those possible problems.
▪︎ Regular cleaning of electrical components (electrical panels; electrical switch gear, A VRs and other machine components in both milling plants as
▪︎ Performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience
▪︎ At least full technician certificate in electrical engineering from a reputable recognized registered institution or equivalent.
▪︎ Must have a minimum of three (3) years of cumulative experience in the field of electrical installation, maintenance, troubleshooting/fault finding in a wide variety of electrical equipment in the manufacturing industry.
▪︎ Must have basic knowledge of computer and able to communicate in English and Kiswahili
▪︎ Attending JKT training is an added advantage.


Location: Dodoma

Duties and responsibilities
▪︎ Assisting in inspecting cereals and other produce mills, warehouses, silos, premises and weighing scales as may be prescribed by the Board;
▪︎ Assisting in assessing the quality of cereals and other produce or cereals and other produce products based on established standards and procedures;
▪︎ Assisting in setting up standards for cereals and other produce processed, blended and packed by the Board;
▪︎ Assisting in Monitoring and evaluating the quality of cereals and other produce from the farmers, warehouses, silos, mills based on established standards and procedures in the Board;
▪︎ Undertaking any other duty as may be directed from time to time by his superiors.

▪︎ Holder of a Degree in Agriculture, FoodScienceandTechnology, Food Processing or Process Engineering from recognised institution or its equivalent qualification.
Knowledge of the Cereals and other produce Industry.
▪︎ Familiar with hazards analysis, critical control point (HACCP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP).

▪︎ Two to five years’experience in food processing industry or quality, environment, health and safety related work.
▪︎ Familiar with hazards analysis, critical control point (HACCP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP).


Location: Mwanza 

Job Description
This staff coordinates the production of milled rice, which basically comprises the operation and maintenance of the rice processing and parboiling machines.The position basically involves rice mill operation, maintenance and procurement unit

Duties and Responsibilities:
▪︎ Provide leadership to team in achieving key performance result, including company objectives for financial profitability, manufacturing variances, safety, quality, sustainability and cost center budget.
▪︎ Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the production process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; developing reporting procedures and systems; and facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points.
▪︎ Develop methods to monitor and measure company activity to identify areas of success and areas of opportunity in order to control production efficiency, manufacturing variances, material waste, labor expenses and other indicators of profitability.
▪︎ Coordinate all manufacturing company to ensure volume and quality requirements are met.
▪︎ Responsible for the company staffing strategy, skill and development of the staff, performance management and employee morale. 
▪︎ Provide staffs with the information, training, direction, guidance and resources necessary to accomplish established individual, department and company Objectives.
▪︎ Continuously coach for development and monitor progress and result.
▪︎ Participate in the development and implementation of new milling and packaging processes, products and systems by providing information, ideas and recommendations based on knowledge and experience in production.
▪︎ Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analysing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
▪︎ Lead the coordination of activities across the manufacturing, quality, safety and maintenance functions so that issues are addressed as they arise and to ensure the success of achievement of facility objectives in all areas.
▪︎ Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
▪︎ Perform other duties as assigned and directed by the zonal manager or Director General.

Qualification and experience
▪︎ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / food science and technology or related field. MSc will be an added advantage
▪︎ Minimum of (10) years’experience in rice milling and other milling operations,
Sound Engineering Background with Exposure to latest Engineering Standards
▪︎ Proven track record in a similar position in large scale paddy/ rice project
▪︎ Must be experienced with the use of husk fire boiler, dryers and parboiling tanks.
▪︎ Must be conversant with the whole process of rice milling operations, ranging from parboiling, steaming, polishing, grading, sorting, dehusking etc.
▪︎ Experienced with operating silos.
▪︎ Problem Solving & Multi-Tasking
▪︎ Excellent Interpersonal skills
▪︎ Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
▪︎ Excellent organizational and follow up skills
▪︎ Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
Computer Skill – Microsoft word, Excel, Power and performance tools.
▪︎ Excellent time management skills
▪︎ Process orientated
▪︎ High level of attention to details


Location: Dodoma                                                 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
▪︎ Responsible for leading continuous improvement activities in Milling operations and the maintenance management functions.
▪︎ Ensure that operations achieve safety, quality, efficiency, and customer service objectives. 
▪︎ Effectively planning, leading, organizing and controlling of milling operations is essential to ensure maximum control optimising through agreed Key Performance Indicators.
▪︎ Pallets & Packaging material stock Milling Operations Lead the plant in workforce planning and sourcing to foster a high performing team Has oversight of mill production and maintenance staff to provide 24/7/365 operations Production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division
▪︎ Works closely with the QA/QC Manager to exceed plant quality requirements
▪︎ Maintenance Responsible and accountable to co-ordinate all maintenance processes
▪︎ Ensure a continuous maintence plan is maintained 
▪︎ Ensure assets are maintained in good working order and that up-grading is done continuously 
▪︎ Team effectiveness House Keeping & Safety Standards 
▪︎ Teamwork Will be working shifts 

▪︎ Diploma/Degree in Science plus 15 or more years of experience in the field.
▪︎ Grade 12 Full spectrum Grain Grading Minimum of 5 years experience 
▪︎ Valid Driver’s Licence with own Reliable Transport 
▪︎ Experience in Team Management
▪︎ Preferably a Valid Forklift Licence
▪︎ Computer Literacy on Full Windows Package Market related


Please take note of the following:
▪︎ Applications must be accompanied by with certified copies of relevant certificates.
▪︎ Testimonials and partial transcripts will not be accepted.
▪︎ Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) while Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education and diploma should be certified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and/or National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).



All applications must be sent by using the following address; 

Director General, 
Cereals and Other Produce Board, 
Central Business Park, Mbugani Area, 24 VETA Street, 
P.O.Box 337, 

Email address: 

All applications sent through email should have all the required documents scanned in pdf format and attached.

Closing date for receiving application 30 June, 2020

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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