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New 4 Job Openings at Ubongo Kids Company – Various Vacancies

New 4 Job Openings at Ubongo Kids Company - Various Vacancies

Ubongo is a non-profit social enterprise that creates and distributes fun, localized educational content that helps kids learn, and leverage their learning to change their lives. Ubongo reaches over 32 million families with Ubongo Kids and Akili and Me across Africa through accessible technologies like TV, radio, and mobile phones.

Job Position: Chief Financial Officer
They are looking for a Chief Financial Officer. Working at Ubongo won’t be easy, but it will challenge and excite you with lots of responsibilities, plenty of fun, and give you the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of kids every day.

They’re looking for a strategic, dynamic and seasoned finance professional to lead the Finance Department and work with the Executive Leadership Team to build the enterprise and expand impact. The CFO is responsible for leading the formulation and execution of financial strategy and oversees all financial management. The CFO leads a team of (4), and works closely with the CEO, COO and other members of the Leadership team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Ubongo’s mission, and experienced in all aspects of financial management.

The position will be based out of Tanzania (preferably), or for other East African locations (i.e. Nairobi and others) the role would require frequent traveling to Tanzania.


  • 10+ years of progressive experience in financial management, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and cash management.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop financial strategy, including projections, modeling, and profitability analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and/or CPA certification.
  • Lead with strength, humility and a sense of humor.
  • Model responsibility, accountability and compassion.
  • Collaborative leader and colleague with the ability to participate in and convene across the organization.
  • Proven ability to connect with stakeholders at all levels, in and outside of the organization.
  • Passionate about Ubongo and its long term potential.
Apply by 08th April, 2023.

Job Position: Field Distribution Consultants – 3 Positions Growth · Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam

Main Activities:

  • Visit multiple locations on the ground to distribute Ubongo content area wise
  • Create a distribution plan by breaking down geographic and demographic areas to target systematically
  • Identify places (app installation stalls/local cinemas/any other relevant locations) and ‘supply chains’ where content can be shared
  • Travel across the assigned region of to assess distribution channels and build networks and partnerships to distribute the content to kids
  • Maintain an updated database of areas visited including contacts and medium used to distribute content
  • Orient users on how to access and use various Ubongo content and platforms.

Candidates living in Mtwara, Ruvuma, Iringa, Zanzibar are preferred

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills acknowledging different cultural contexts
  • Willing to do more with less
  • Ability to travel with bodas,where necessary
  • Able to keep clear and concise reports
  • A tech all-rounder – able to do things like sideload apps, convert video and audio files to different formats, troubleshoot problems
  • Own a smartphone
  • Be an Ubongo Ambassador

 : The last day to receive applications for this position will be 17/03/2023

Please note that only online applications will be considered. Those who come directly to the office with a CV or who email their CV to us will simply be directed to apply online

UBONGO provides equal employment opportunities to all its employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws of the country we are operating in.
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