Dispatch Specialist at Yara International | April 2024

April 23, 2024
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Job Description

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world’s key challenges – resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

YARA Tanzania is duly registered company under the Laws of Tanzania as a subsidiary of Fertilizers Holdings AS with headquarters in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The aim is developing a market concept that increase the number of farmers using fertilizer including better knowledge in plant nutrition, improved distribution and logistics. One of Yara investments in the country includes the construction of a 40 KT bulk terminal near Dar es Salaam Port which handles importation of bulk fertilizer, packaging and sale in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.


Dispatch Specialist is a position based in Dar es Salaam responsible for all aspects of terminal product logistics and safety.

  1. Manage all logistics related to product dispatch including its security through internal sales processes.
  2. Ensure adherence to Yara Safety guidelines and 5S in execution of duties for self and team.
  3. Maintain accurate weight and number of bags loaded per truck/wagon.
  4. Manage healthy work relations with outsourced workers assigned in the dispatch process including duties of loading truck/wagons.
  5. Build and maintain collaborative work relations with all stakeholders within the Dispatch function such drivers and loading supervisors.
  6. Lead, motivate and encourage Dispatch team to ensure high productivity and morale.


University degree in Materials Management or related field.

At least 5 years’ experience in material handling supply chain environment.

Fluent in English and Swahili languages.

Additional Information

Competent in Microsoft office applications; word, excel, PowerPoint.

Minimum 3 years work experience from a global Company with high adherence to global safety standards in Operations.

Apply no later than

03 May 2024.

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks.