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We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills to manage Rift Valley Women’s Group (RVWG) initiatives to ensure economic development in the community. This position will manage and support the Rift Economic Advancement Program (R.E.A.P) and their current portfolio of women empowerment initiatives to ensure their constant growth, improve production capacity, and maintain a strong demand for products.


This position will be based at the Rift Valley Children’s Village (RVCV), which is home to 100 orphaned children. RVCV is located in a remote and impoverished village in Karatu District, adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.


The duties of the RVWG Program Manager include, but are not limited to:


Identify the best locally sourced materials, while ensuring the high quality and uniqueness of products

Forecast ordering of materials and look for new suppliers and best prices periodically

Re-structure margin analysis and update cost sheets as needed

Oversee and update gift shop inventory and re-order as needed

Inform volunteers and visitors about the Rift Economic Advancement Program (R.E.A.P) department and its initiatives

Maintain accurate record of sales, expenses, cash-on-hand and bank accounts for monthly bookkeeping to R.E.A.P Director

Process sales through EFD machine and maintain accurate revenue records for the Tanzania Revenue Authority

Meet weekly with the different women empowerment groups to assess quality, product orders, and handle payments

Identify potential new skills and trainings that could be introduced to new members of the community

Identify trainers and costs for possible re-trainings of certain groups

Maintain active communication with current partnerships to secure a strong demand for products

Visit shops and lodges periodically to establish new partnerships

Secure participation at the Arusha Community Christmas Fair, the Kili-Karibu Tourism and Industry Fair, and other trade fairs in Tanzania

Identify potential outlet opportunities to enter U.S. markets (fairs, trunk shows, online stores)

Update communications and marketing materials and platforms while collaborating with the Sponsorship and Communications Coordinator

Introduce a series of personal and professional development workshops and trainings for R.E.A.P Members and staff members

Collaborate with loan officers during monthly client trainings to help develop financial literacy

Provide support to R.E.A.P staff in the collection of repayment

Collaborate with R.E.A.P staff in the design and implementation of the Impact Survey report

Maintain a clear vision and detailed progress reports for all R.E.A.P initiatives and activities

Identify potential funding opportunities for future R.E.A.P initiatives

Participate in activities at the Rift Valley Children’s Village and engage with the community as requested



Bachelor’s degree required, preference for International / Community Development, Business Administration

Strict minimum commitment of 2 years required

Experience in program management, sales, or business development preferred

Proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred but not required

Candidate must be outgoing, friendly, easygoing, and patient with all types of personalities coming from all walks of life, as well as open-minded to different experiences and cultures

Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask

Initiative driven and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Team oriented and collaborative

Ability to thrive living in a very beautiful but rural setting in Africa

Must love kids! You will be living and working on a campus home to 100 children!

Experience living abroad for six months or more is helpful but not required

Sense of humor and positive attitude



Competitive monthly stipend depending on experience

Relocation assistance

Fiscal and process support for required visas and permits for employment (for staff moving from overseas)

Accommodation assistance

Health care coverage for term of service

One-month annual leave per year of commitment

Start Date: ASAP


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