Development Manager - Tanzania

Location: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam Region, Tanzania
Salary: 7500000
Recruiter: JCDecaux
Date posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Summary: The leaders in outdoor advertising are seeking a Development Manager who has exposure in Design LED and has experience with Local Councils.



Job Description

Minimum Requirements

  • Tanzanian Citizen
  • A University Degree/Diploma – BSC Structural Engineering & Designing
  • 5 years’ experience in the designing of structural steel structures
  • Draughting / Structural / Mechanical /Civil Engineering background
  • Designing/Drawing Capabilities Required
  • Excellent Computer Literacy essential
  • Industry knowledge preferable



Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Constantly identifying and pursuing new property developments and opportunities for development of Outdoor Advertising Sites
  • Sourcing/Securing of prime sites from Landlords (Councils and Private) and renegotiating of rentals and renewals
  • Keeping abreast of national and international trends in the outdoor advertising industry
  • Negotiating with landlords, municipalities, contractors and government bodies
  • Maintain high Operational Standards, ensuring adherence to given strict deadlines
  • Planning and project management of new builds / maintenance
  • Accurate compilation of site sketches and Building Files and records held
  • Asset Audits reports to be completed as per Company Policy
  • Assist with asset queries – internally and externally
  • Assist with month end functions, i.e. Stock schedules, invoicing, monthly reports.
  • Responsibility of Tanzania Patrimony, processes, reporting and database
    • Daily monitoring and update of Asset databases, indexes and maps
    • Ensure updated records kept of landlord contracts, payment schedules, escalations to be sent to the HQ for recording on Database
    • Processing Capex request forms with all relevant information sent to HQ for approval
    • Control of a project budgets and coordination of installations/upgrades
    • Assist with asset queries – internally and externally
    • Assist with month end functions, i.e. Stock schedules, invoicing, monthly reports.
  • Improve profitability using business analytics with Head Office Patrimony team
  • Quarterly Tanzanian Revenue Authority reconciling of assets
  • Relationships directly with all Municipal Authorities, Tanroads, Government Departments, Tanzanian Revenue Authorities
  • Managing the project coordinator guaranteeing timely and accurate reporting
  • Continual revision and understanding of current and new Tanzanian By Laws





  • Action orientated and “hands-on” person with high energy levels
  • Good People Skills
  • Must be self motivated
  • Have a background in property development
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good Communication and Reporting Skills
  • Good Organisational/Management/Planning Skills
  • Ability to be adaptable/flexible and capacity to be “multi-skilled”
  • Ability to liaise with Engineers to ascertain/maintain Engineering Specifications
  • Ability to liaise with city councils to ascertain/maintain Advertising Regulations
  • The ability to learn and apply new skills and knowledge
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access
  • Ability to interact with clients at all levels
  • Must be a team player
  • Knowledge of By Laws and municipal workings would be an advantage




Organisational Position


Reports to:                   General Manager / Regional Director


Subordinates:              Development Coordinator


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