Why work for us
Great Roofing and Building Solutions, Great Company, Great People
One of our long term competitive advantages is the calibre of our people. We succeed because we attract, develop and reward people who have the passion to make a significant contribution to the continued growth of our business. We provide a culture of accountability, challenge and opportunity that encourages our employees to develop to their full potential.
Working at ALAF Limited means joining a successful company that has built its business strategy around product innovation; as an industry leader, we play an influential role in shaping the future of roofing and building solutions.
We aim to recruit people who are able to contribute and make a difference by turning passion into action. Creative and fresh thinking are vital to contribute to growth of our business. We understand that some people aspire to international careers and – dependent on business need – opportunities may exist for high-performers to assume challenging roles across our group operations.
A ‘total employment offering’
Our total employment offering combines the opportunity for exciting development within a globally admired business with the opportunity to work with great brands, strong leadership and bright, motivated colleagues.
We strive to treat all employees and candidates with the same dignity and respect regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin or disability. We embrace and take full advantage of our diversity. We value individuality and create an inclusive culture where variety is positively encouraged and all employees are genuinely appreciated for what makes them different.
Where would you fit in?
ALAF offers a wide range of professional opportunities and enriching, varied assignments in an innovative and technology-driven environment. Some of our functional career opportunities are highlighted below.
Our manufacturing and engineering professionals achieve the highest technical standards while adhering to our commitment towards employee safety and environmental protection.
There are opportunities at all levels, including: Packaging, Plant Management, Health and Safety Management, Quality Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Production/Operations.
We offer finance and accounting careers across a wide range of opportunities at every level, including Accounting, Finance Business Partnering, Corporate Finance and Development, Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning and Analysis, Reporting and Control, Strategy, Audit and Risk.
People management practices at ALAF are focused on supporting our vision of being the Premier Provider of Roofing and Building Solutions Company in Africa. We have implemented robust people management processes which are delivered through strong and consistent Human Resources operating model across the SAFAL Group.
Our HR operating model focuses on supporting the commercial objectives of the business. Our HR Business Partners build strong relationships with the business; supported by highly capable specialists and enabled by an HR Operations function to ensure that we hire, develop, motivate and retain the people who will deliver business results.
ALAF offers careers in Human Resources across a wide range of opportunities at every level, including Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Organizational Development, Business Partners, Learning, Training and Development, and, Compensation and Benefits.
We offer sales careers across a wide range of professional functions at our service centres situated in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza, Mbeya and Dodoma including Regional, Key and National Account Management, Sales Management, Sales and Distribution Planning, Finance and Accounts.
ALAF offers marketing careers across a wide range of opportunities at every level, including Brand Management, Brand Communications and Market Research.
Their work involves organizing the procurement of commodities and services that include Hot Rolled Coils, packaging materials, capital equipment, marketing assets, and business consumables and services and ensuring the transport and delivery of products in the most effective way to customers.
ALAF offers careers cross a wide range of opportunities at every level, including Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Imports and Exports Coordination.
The I.T. team develops, integrates and upgrades the increasingly sophisticated information systems that are required for efficient day to day operations for example the shared tools such as the E.R.P., plant communication systems.
Careers offered by ALAF include System and Hardware Support, IT Strategy and Architecture Customization and Business Partnering.
Students & Recent Graduates
ALAF Provides various opportunity for Students and Recent or Young Graduates.
InternshipALAF's internship programs give students an opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience that lets them put their education to work in a workplace setting. Students can pair their academic knowledge with real-life business experience, taking their learning and skills to the next level.
Our internship programs provide students an excellent way to experience ALAF from the inside and are a great way to explore the career choices that lie ahead.
Internships are in each of our functional areas..
Graduate Trainee Program
The Graduate Trainee program (GTP) is a 12-18 Months fast track development program that will see a diverse team of professionals delivering high quality products to our customers and long term value to our shareholders.
They will receive exposure to various functions of the business, take up challenging work assignments, and participate in managing projects while formally receiving training. Upon successful completion of the program, trainees will be considered for substantive appointments within the company establishment.
To be considered for the Graduate Trainee program, candidates must have:
- Relevant Degree attained not earlier than one year from the date of application with a second class honors upper division and above from a recognized university;
- Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral;
- Have Excellent Information Technology skills;
- Evidence of holding positions of responsibility – could have been at school, university or in employment;
- Be able to demonstrate planning and organizing skills;
- Ability to work in a team and have team working skills;
- Demonstrate problem solving and negotiating skills.
ALAF Limited recruits candidates from university campuses, the Internet, ALAF's former interns, and external job postings on the ALAF website. As part of the selection process, a potential candidate visits ALAF’s corporate headquarters to participate in panel interviews and a comprehensive skills assessment.
Departments that will recruit graduate trainees include:
- Manufacturing and Engineering
- Human Resources
- Supply Chain
- Information Technology
Goal of the Program
ALAF continually looks to grow and develop talent, creating new managers and new leaders for both today and tomorrow. Our GTP fosters our highly successful policy of recruiting and building talent in Africa. And it follows on from the great successes we have had with the other people development tools that we use to develop our business in a truly ‘Yes I Can!’ way.
The GTP is designed for people with the potential to become business leaders. It helps develop, train and prepare fresh university graduates to become managers and business leaders across all areas of our business and the entire SAFAL GROUP. The possibilities within ALAF are limitless for those with potential.