Internship Opportunities at Fides Tanzania Limited. Fides Tanzania Limited, a leading cut flowers company near Tengeru, approximately 17km from Arusha town, is excited to announce internship opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. As part of the Dümmen Orange global network, Fides Tanzania Ltd offers internships in the following areas:

Internship Opportunities at Fides Tanzania Limited.

1. Agronomy Intern:

Are you passionate about agriculture and eager to gain hands-on experience in the field? We have an exciting internship opportunity in our Agronomy Department for individuals who meet the following qualifications:


Graduated from a recognized Agriculture training institution within the last 2 years.
Holds a degree in an agriculture-related field such as Horticulture, Agriculture General, Agronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Botany, or Crop Management.
Graduated within the last two years.

Learning Opportunities:

Ø Scouting:

Learn to identify plant pests and recognize signs and symptoms.
Monitor trends of pest pressure in agricultural fields.
Gain practical experience in implementing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles.

Ø Spraying:

Acquire knowledge of spraying tools and equipment, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Learn the maintenance and calibration of spraying equipment.
Develop proficiency in various spraying techniques, emphasizing coverage and spraying volumes.

Ø Irrigation:

Manage Electrical Conductivity (EC) and pH in irrigation systems.
Participate in the preparation of nutrient solutions for irrigation.
Understand and apply irrigation management practices, particularly in propagation.

Project/Specific Assignments:

Ø Trials with New Crop Protection Products:

Participate in planning, executing, and documenting trials with newly introduced crop protection products.
Ensure adherence to the GreenGEP format for all trials.

Ø Comparative Efficacy Studies:

Contribute to studies comparing the effectiveness of various crop protection products.
Utilize data-proven results to make informed recommendations.

Ø Irrigation Management Projects:

Assess and manage EC and pH in irrigation systems.
Evaluate water holding capacity and water retention based on specific needs.

Ø Plant Resilient Projects and PGR Application:

Contribute to projects focused on enhancing plant resilience.
Learn and apply the use of Plant Growth Regulators.


All trials and special projects should adhere to the GreenGEP format.
Results of trials and projects must be data-proven, demonstrating proficiency in data collection, analysis, and interpretation.

Join us in a dynamic learning environment where you can apply your academic knowledge and gain practical skills in agronomy. Apply now and embark on a rewarding internship journey with us!

2. Production Intern:

Are you enthusiastic about gaining hands-on experience in crop production and quality management? Join our team as an intern in the Production Department. We are seeking individuals with a recent bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agronomy, or general agriculture from a reputable institution.


Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agronomy, or general agriculture from a reputable institution.
Graduated within the last two years.

Specific Assignment and Learning Opportunities:

As an intern, you will have the chance to learn and apply various aspects of crop production and quality management, including:

Ø Production Process Oversight:

Gain insights into overseeing and managing production processes for different crops to ensure adherence to required standards.

Ø Quality Control Management:

Learn how to assess and maintain the quality of harvested products while supervising quality control personnel.

Ø Work Planning Implementation:

Participate in the daily planning of work and understand effective implementation strategies.

Ø Productivity Improvement Advisory:

Provide suggestions to the production manager on potential improvements in work performance and productivity.

Ø Task Verification Techniques:

Understand the importance of verifying that all tasks are executed according to assigned instructions.

Ø Greenhouse Preparation Procedures:

Learn the proper and timely pre-planting preparation of greenhouses.
Ø Optimizing Harvesting and Grading:

Gain experience in scheduling harvesting and grading programs, optimizing the use of material and labour resources.

Ø Staff Monitoring and Reporting Skills:

Develop skills in monitoring the performance of department staff.
Learn how to maintain the production team KPI dashboard and generate weekly reports.

Ø Coordination of Production Trials:

Gain practical experience in coordinating, planning, and collecting data for various production trials.

Ø Ad Hoc Duties Management:

Learn how to perform any other duties as instructed by the production manager or managing director.
If you’re ready to immerse yourself in a dynamic learning environment, apply now for this internship opportunity. Join us and embark on a journey to enhance your skills in crop production and quality management.

3. Quality Assurance Intern:

Are you a recent graduate passionate about quality assurance and eager to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic work environment? Fides Tanzania Ltd invites applications for the position of Quality Assurance Officer Intern. This internship provides a unique opportunity for learning and development within the administration department.


Recent graduate with a degree in any relevant field.
Graduated within the last two years.

Key Responsibilities and Learning Opportunities:

Quality Assurance Policies:

Assist in drafting, interpreting, and implementing Quality Assurance policies and procedures, gaining exposure to policy formulation and implementation.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs):

Participate in the development and audit of standard operating procedures (SOPs), learning how to ensure adherence to quality standards.

Quality, Health, and Safety Standards:

Contribute to investigations and setting standards for quality, health, and safety, gaining insights into aligning processes with regulatory requirements.
Collaboration with Operating Staff:
Work alongside operating staff to establish procedures, standards, and systems, enhancing collaboration and communication skills.

Training Needs Assessment:

Assist in determining training needs related to quality assurance, contributing to skills development within the team.

Catalyst for Change:

Contribute ideas for change and improvement in performance and quality, actively participating in a culture of continuous improvement.

Implementation and Audit:

Participate in the implementation, checking, auditing, training, and measurement according to the company’s phytosanitary policy, gaining practical audit and implementation experience.

Risk and Hazard Assessments:

Learn to conduct risk and hazard assessments, developing skills in identifying and mitigating potential risks.

Risk Management Monitoring:

Gain exposure to monitoring risk management activities for both Environmental (NEMC) and Occupational (OSHA) aspects, learning effective risk management practices.

Statistical Data Analysis:

Assist in collecting and compiling statistical quality data, gaining experience in data analysis techniques to identify areas for improvement.

MPS and Fairtrade Registration:

Contribute to the management of MPS and Fairtrade registration, audit, and certification processes, gaining exposure to certification procedures.

Monthly Reporting:

Participate in providing monthly reports to Phyto Managers in Europe, enhancing reporting and communication skills.

Liaison with Government Agencies:

Observe and participate in liaising with OSHA, NEMC, TPRI, and other government agencies/authorities to ensure compliance with required standards, developing regulatory compliance expertise.

Collaboration with Relevant Managers:

Collaborate with other relevant managers when necessary for compliance with standards, improving interdisciplinary collaboration skills.

Additional Duties:

Contribute to and learn from various duties as instructed by the Managing Director, gaining exposure to diverse tasks within the administration.

If you are ready to embark on a journey of learning and professional growth, apply for the Quality Assurance Officer Intern position at Fides Tanzania Ltd. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in quality management and compliance within a supportive work environment.

4. Human Resources Assistant Intern:

As a Human Resources Assistant intern, you will be at the forefront of aligning organizational needs with the skills and capabilities of its workforce. This internship offers a hands-on experience in diverse aspects of HR management and development, covering recruitment, training, employee relations, and policy enforcement.


Recent graduate with a degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.

Key Responsibilities and Learning Opportunities:

Ø Strategy Development:

Assist in planning, developing, and implementing HR management and development strategies in collaboration with the Human Resources Manager.
Gain exposure to various HR aspects, including recruitment, discipline, grievance handling, counselling, pay and conditions, contracts, training, and development.

Ø Recruitment Activities:

Participate in recruitment activities, from receiving job applications to scheduling interviews.
Verify educational qualifications and previous employment records of applicants.
Submit appropriate recommendations and ensure completeness of recruitment documentation.
Advise applicants on responsibilities and entitlements, overseeing the orientation process.

Ø Personnel Policies and Procedures:

Formulate and update personnel policies and procedures.

Ø Social Events:

Coordinate the planning and execution of social events.

Ø Leave Management:

Supervise and monitor annual leave, sick leave, absenteeism, and daily attendance reports.

Ø Monthly Reporting:

Prepare the HR monthly report, capturing issues such as abscondment, termination, resignation, maternity leave, paternity leave, etc.

Ø System Implementation:

Establish and maintain systems for measuring necessary aspects of HR development.
Learn to monitor, measure, and report on HR issues, opportunities, and development plans.

Ø Team Management:

Manage staff reporting to the position, participating in effective recruitment, training, evaluation, and motivation.

Ø Cross-Functional Collaboration:

Liaise with other functional/departmental managers to understand HR development needs and ensure alignment with organizational objectives.

Ø Compliance and Quality Management:

Ensure HR activities meet organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.

Ø Training and Development:

Plan, develop, and implement strategies for staff training and development.
Establish systems for measuring and follow-up on all necessary aspects of staff training and development.

Ø Personnel Records and Analysis:

Maintain personnel records confidentially.
Conduct analysis of key operational indices in the personnel field, such as labour turnover, wages, cost, and absenteeism.

Ø Policy Implementation and Advice:

Offer expert advice on personnel policies and procedures.
Communicate and enforce such policies within the organization.

Ø Legal Compliance:

Document and apply Labour Laws as they relate to personnel working in Tanzania and keep it updated.

Ø Leave Management:

Prepare annual leave roster, maternity leave, sick leave, permissions, and all forms of leave.

Ø Disciplinary Matters:

Guide and administer disciplinary matters reported by employees, supervisors, and management.

Ø Advisory Role:

Advise The Human Resources Manager on HR and personnel issues.

Ø Safety Standards and Performance Review:

Develop safety standards and practices and ensure adherence.
Provide a periodic review of employee performance and contribute to recognition and development efforts.

Ø Career Development Assistance:

Assist individuals in their efforts to develop and qualify for more advanced jobs within the company.

Ø Diverse Duties:

Carry out any other duties as instructed by The Human Resources Manager, gaining exposure to various HR functions.

If you are prepared to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic HR environment, seize the opportunity and apply for the Human Resources Assistant Intern position at Fides Tanzania Ltd. This internship provides a unique chance to learn and contribute to various aspects of human resources management within a supportive team

Must Have Knowledge of:

a) Computer literacy esp. MS Office

Mode of Applications:

Suitable intern candidates should send their application letter with the copies of their credentials and detailed CV with the names and contacts of two referees to the following email address (preferred):


The Managing Director

Fides Tanzania Ltd

P.O. Box 1304 Arusha, Tanzania.

Closing Date: 12th of January, 2024

NB: Only short-listed intern candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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