Type: Full time (3 years, renewable contract).
Location: Arusha, Tanzania
Reports to: Company President/CEO
Vector Health International Ltd (VHI), a joint venture company between Sumitomo Chemical Co. (Japan) and A to Z Textile Mills Ltd (Arusha, Tanzania) seeks to fill the position of Director of the Africa Technical Research Centre (ATRC). The holder of this position works closely with the parent companies and oversees all research and development (R&D) activities of the Centre, which is located just off Arusha-Dodoma Rd, in Kisongo area, Arusha, Tanzania. ATRC’s mission is to improve quality of life through the development of innovative pest control products. In pursuance of its mandate, ATRC works in partnership with academic, research, regulatory and private sector institutions. The successful candidate will lead a diverse research and product development portfolio in public health (vector control) and agriculture.