The Nuru Workshop in Tanzania is seeking an experienced manager. Nuru Workshop is a Christian endeavour to provide meaningful training and employment for adults with physical disabilities. The workers produce a wide range of handicrafts which are sold to cover costs and provide a living allowance. The manager will work closely  with the committee of the Nuru Workshop  and will be accountable to the convener/chairperson of the Imbaseni Trust Tanzania.

Responsibilities include:

  • ensuring the day to day functioning of the workshop
  • monitoring and managing staff
  • ensuring the cleanliness, tidiness and good repair of the work shop, the hostel, the pump station, the sewage system and mains water supply
  • managing a good production rate in accordance with demand
  • arranging and supervising a rota system for the different craft stations
  • ensuring the completion of orders to an excellent standard and on time
  • attending to staff problems related to the work place
  • ensuring the physical, spiritual, emotional and educational  welfare of staff
  • offering pastoral care and counselling where needed
  • networking with other networks for additional support
  • overseeing all aspects of the financial management, including reporting back
  • supervision, recruitment and management of new volunteers
  • supporting new development and introducing new initiatives including new markets


Successful candidates will have relevant qualifications and experience.


For more information about this opportunity, please contact

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