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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Chief Administration Officer


Position: Chief Administration Officer

Reporting to the Finance Manager and responsible for providing effective secretarial support and performing routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting letters and reports, drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining files, retrieving documents as well as synchronizing and updating the office diary.

Job Description

  • Maintain effective communication channels with other departments as well as external organizations and individuals.
  • Prepare notes, draft correspondence type letters and reports including document binding in accordance with agreed instructions in English
  • Respond to telephone inquiries, giving information to callers and routing calls to appropriate officials and also placing outgoing calls in both English.
  • Receive official visitors by ascertaining the nature of business and directing them accordingly.
  • Receive, sort, record and distribute mail, general correspondence and documents to appropriate officials.
  • Schedule appointments and screen requests for meetings, synchronize and update appointments.
  • Prepare both local and international itineraries confirm travel, freight and hotel reservations.
  • Locate and attach appropriate files to correspondence or queries as well as organize filing and retrieval systems.
  • Oversee proper maintenance, storage, retrieval of files and documents in order to ensure that they are accessible and secure
  • Organize meetings and conferences and accurately record proceedings of various deliberations
  • Operate and maintain electronic office equipment and tools including word processing and photocopying machines, scanning and binding equipment
  • Monitor and track the progress of various assignments and regularly updating the Manager and other members of staff on specific deadlines and problems.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Office/ Business Administration, Secrétariat studies or other related studies
  • Computer Driving License backed by high level proficiency in computer keyboard operations and transcription skills minimum 50 wpm typing skills
  • Minimum three 3 years relevant experience preferably gained in providing support to top executive and senior management
  • Demonstrate high level of interpersonal, problem solving and conflict resolution skills and high APS score
  • Proficiency and exposure to Oracle ERP system as well as the French language is an added advantage


The position is on general service terms and conditions of service. We offer competitive salary of USD 1950 to 2350pm and benefits package and a collegial working environment. 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications including a one-page cover letter together with their CV (not more than 3 pages) with contacts of three professional referees to hr@blair-africa.org

Please indicate “Chief Administration Officer Position” in the subject heading of the email application. 

Application deadline is 30/09/2014



Saturday, August 23, 2014

Communications Specialist


The HDIF program is recruiting a Communications Specialist for the head office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

Duration: 2 years contract- possible extension

HDIF
HDIF is a 5 year DFID funded programme to utilise innovative responses to the challenges of the quality, efficiency and sustainability in service delivery for the Health, Education and Water & Sanitation sectors. HDIF aims to incentivise responses by new technologies and the involvement of the private sector to these issues. 

The role
The Communications Specialist will provide technical guidance and delivery of key marketing and communications activities, in addition to contributing to the HDIF Knowledge Management strategy design and implementation. 
The Communications Specialist will utilize traditional and more innovative messaging concepts (including, but not limited to, social media, corporate marketing, and design thinking). 

Responsibilities
· Undertake an audit of the programme and key stakeholders to evaluate the existing communications tools and resources contained within relevant stakeholders, HDIF team members and consortium partners.
· Outline the processes, systems, products and platforms needed for the HDIF to disseminate key knowledge and information during programme implementation. 
· Promote HDIF’s objectives, activities, achievements, learning and best practices utlising the programme’s online channels and new technology, as well as traditional publications; ensure timely dissemination of information to all stakeholders (internal and external) and liaise appropriately with the GRM programme office on all publications and developments.  
· Manage programme website, social media and other potential online tools to ensure regular publication of accurate and useful information to all stakeholders.
· Identify, recommend and utilise appropriate new technologies in the management of the HDIF brand with the aim of gaining a wider coverage and instituting more effective and efficient means of managing the communications and knowledge management function.
· Facilitate coverage of intervention success stories; including conducting field interviews, taking photographs, and production of short videos.
· In collaborations with the M&E Specialist, manage the knowledge management activities of the programme ensuring progress and achievements are documented, stored in an accessible manner and disseminated to relevant internal and external audiences (both at national and international levels) in an appropriate and timely manner.
Duration
The Communications Specialist will be contracted for a 2 years period, with possibility of extension for full programme life. He/she will be required to start working on 15th September 2014.


Minimum education and experience required

· Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as business, communications, public health, education or journalism
· Minimum of 4 years in marketing or communications experience, preferably with some experience within the corporate sector
· Strong experience designing, operationalizing and managing Communications and/or Marketing Strategies.
· Previous experience with social and web media.
· An energetic, risk-taking / entrepreneurial / willing-to-fail approach to work and life
· Experience working with entrepreneurs or businesses a plus.
· Strong experience with corporate marketing and/or behavioural communication.
· Proficient in use of all Microsoft Office software. Experience in use of design and photo editing software desirable.
· Strong representation and (internal and external) communication skills in English (verbal and in writing).
· Experience in Tanzania preferred; experience in East Africa required.
· Excellent organisational skills.
· Results orientated.
· A team player.


Applicants must have eligibility to work and live in Tanzania.

To apply, please submit your CV through the GRM International Careers Page (http://www.grminternational.com/jobs). 

Applications close on Friday, 5th September 2014


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Electrician at Atlas Copco


Position: Electrician
Company: Atlas Copco Tanzania Ltd

Job description
- To troubleshoot system problems and repair of such work
- To participate and assure a high standard of work
- Rectify all electrical and mechanical breakdowns
- Ensure legal compliance on all machines
- Quality work at all times
- Be part of the safety programme and good housekeeping
- Time keeping as per company rules and regulations
- Expected to assist in other areas/divisions in the company when needed

Experience requirements

    Minimum of 3 years working experience in auto electrics,
    preferably experience on underground mobile equipment.
    Hands on Mechanical experience would be an added advantage.

Knowledge

    Must be able to demonstrate good communication skills applicable to the workplace.
    Must have a valid driver's license

Educational requirements
Must have certificate/diploma from a recognized institution

Personality requirements
Be part of the team Able to work independently and committed to achieving excellence in the job

Position: This Position will be based in Kahama.

Recruiting Manager: Martin Johansson

Send your application to: careers.actl@tz.atlascopco.com



Expiry date: 26 August 2014th August 2014

Logistics and Warehouse Officer at Atlas Copco


Position: Logistics and Warehouse Officer, Buzwagi
Company: Atlas Copco Tanzania

Mission
Support Atlas Copco service operations through effective management of stock of spare parts, consumables and components in order to achieve targets for:
• Maximising Equipment availability
• Minimising Operating costs
• Minimising Working capital

Specific Activities
1. Stock planning, quotation preparations and order booking to various Atlas Copco sources
2. Arrange received parts and components in the warehouse in order to achieve proper preservation, good housekeeping and easy access for issuing in accordance with proper safety observations
3. Issue Spare parts and components to Atlas Copco service staff against authorised requisitions.
4. Maintain records of items issued both electronically and in hard copies. Raise internal or external invoices (as required) for items issued.
5. Stock Management Functions including:
a. Preparing consumption reports.
b. Preparing re-order reports.
c. Expediting reports.
d. Coordinations with Logistics Service Providers for shipments and clearing of consignments.
e. Carrying out planned and ad hoc stock take.
f. Goods transportation planning both local and indent consignment
g. Stock returns.
h. Ensuring safety of stock.
7. Maintain high standards of workman ship and observe safety and environmental
requirements.
8. Other Duties as may be assigned by the Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor or Atlas Copco Management

Experience requirements
At least 2 to 3 years of experience in Logistics and Warehouse, particularly experience within mining industry will be an asset

Educational requirements
- University graduate or advanced diploma in Engineering or Material Management
- Computer skills are a must

Personality requirements
- Team player
- Excellent communication skills and proactive
- Must be willing to relocate and travel to any work site/Branch on temporary job assignments

Recruiting Manager: Laurent Elias, Logistics Manager

Send your application to: careers.actl@tz.atlascopco.com


Expiry date: 26 August 2014

Market Hub Distribution Officers - 2 Posts


Position: Market Hub Distribution Officers - 2 Posts
Location: Arusha and  Mwanza Tanzania

Who we are
Mobisol is a leading German company for prepaid Solar Home Systems (SHS) dedicated to delivering a clean, affordable alternative to fossil fuels for low-income households living without access to reliable energy. Mobisol¡¦s products combine solar energy with innovative mobile technology and microfinance. Mobisol is currently serving over 5,000 customers in Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. In the future, Mobisol aspires to scale rapidly in order to reach hundreds of thousands of households within the growing BoP (Bottom of Pyramid) market ¡V thereby stimulating economic and social development in project countries while simultaneously contributing to global environmental protection.


Our largest operations are in Tanzania where Mobisol has established a strong sales base as well as a qualified and highly motivated local team of over 60 employees. Mobisol Ltd has been established in 2013 to foster and expand our operations within the Tanzanian market and accompany our growth in East Africa.

Responsibilities
We are looking for a Market Hub Distribution Officers for our Arusha and Mwanza based Market Hubs. The Market Hub (MH) Distribution Officer is part of the Distribution Department in a Regional Hub and subordinate to the Supervisor - Market Hubs and is responsible for the supply of Market Hubs with Mobisol SHSs. This involves but will not be limited to:

Processing of system orders, preparation of necessary documents and coordination of deliveries.
Coordinate and process Market Hub Deliveries, in collaboration with the Market Hub Operators „h Receive and process Market Hub Return Deliveries


Handover of systems :
Preparation for sales through distribution of SHS o Post processing of sold SHS through database

Job requirement

    The applicant should meet the following requirements in regards to qualifications and skills:
    Degree in Procurement & Supply or Logistics Management or a related field in Distribution Management
    Proven strategic and operational experience in previous distribution job roles
    Strong knowledge of Computer Software (especially Excel and database software)
    Proven record of timely and accurate distribution performances for previous Employers
    Desire to develop personally/professionally within a fast growing environment; a hunger for responsibility and opportunity
    Openness to working in a flexible and creative work environment with fast evolving operations
    Passion for delivering distribution services aligned to the Mobisol brand & strategy
    Ability to challenge the business, show sound judgment and personal resilience
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly through formal reports, presentations, memorandum and email
    Must be self-motivated, with an ability to balance multiple projects while working under tight deadlines with close attention to detail, accuracy and quality at all times`
     Proven track record in conducting training


How to apply
Please send your CV and cover letter to jobstz@plugintheworld.com quoting in the subject line. The closing date for receiving applications is August 31st, 2014. All applicants MUST send their applications to the email address provided above: hand delivered applications will not be accepted.


While we appreciate all responses to our request for applications, please understand that we will only contact short-listed candidates.


Mobisol is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and men, without discrimination.


More information about Mobisol please visit - www.plugintheworld.com

Senior Technical Advisor - Community Engagement


Jhpiego is looking for  Senior Technical Advisor Community Engagement  in Dar es Salaam

Qualifications:
Education:
Advanced degree, or equivalent in Public Health, Health related field, Social Work, Community Development or other related fields

Experience:
Minimum of five years of experience in managing Community and Behavior Change health intervention programs including planning, designing, and evaluating community-based programs, developing behavior change plans and strategies, and development of IEC/BCC materials

How to Apply:
If you feel you are the right candidate, apply in confidence, indicating the post you are applying for on top of the envelope. Please include your up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, covering letter and your salary history. Applications which do NOT include ALL of this information will NOT be considered.

The application to be addressed to:
Human Resources  Manager,
Jhpiego,
PO Box 9170, Plot 72, Block 45B,
New Bagamoyo road, Victoria - Dar es Salaam,

Tanzania or through email HRTZ@jhpiego.net  Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 5th September 2014

Please refer to Ajira.info when applying for the position.

Grants Manager


Jhpiego is looking for Grants Manager in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Qualifications:

Education: Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent, Qualified accountant with CPA (T), ACCA or equivalent.


Experience:

Minimum of five (5) years of post-qualification experience in grants management in a senior position in a reputable NGO or development agency; Experience in supervising grants management processes and providing technical support and capacity building to program staff


How to Apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate, apply in confidence, indicating the post you are applying for on top of the envelope. Please include your up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, covering letter and your salary history. Applications which do NOT include ALL of this information will NOT be considered. 


The application to be addressed to:

Human Resources  Manager,

Jhpiego,

PO Box 9170, Plot 72, Block 45B,

New Bagamoyo road, Victoria - Dar es Salaam,


Tanzania or through email HRTZ@jhpiego.net  Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 29th August 2014

Senior Manager International Banking Operations


Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Senior Manager International Banking Operations (1 position) to join the Technology and Operations team. The work station is International Banking Operations Office under Operations

Division.
Reporting Line: Chief Manager Operations
Locations: Dar es Salaam
Work Schedule: As per TPB Staff Regulations
Division: Operations
Salary: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-

  •     Checking of all transactions pertaining to International Banking Operations' office Settlement of transactions between TPB and other banks,
  •     Checking and reconciling on all accounts falling under International Banking Operations' Office
  •     Making of inquiries related to confirmation and settlement with counter parties
  •     To check reports relating to International Banking Operations and ensure all transactions are done as per laid down Policies and Procedures.
  •     Signatory to documents to be sent outside the International Banking Division
  •     Authorising Officer in the SWIFT/TISS System
  •     Final checking on Accounting/Reconciling for every item which appears in the statements of Accounts/General Ledgers
  •     RMA-Relationship Management Application -- Manager on SWIFT system
  •      In liaison with Treasury to Fund Foreign Accounts according to current Manuals and Procedures
  •     In liaison with Credit Department to open Letter of Credit to customer wishing to import/export goods according to procedures in place.
  •     Trainer of Foreign Exchange, Trade Finance and Fund Transfers related products
  •      A link between the Bank and other Banks in terms of fund transfer both Local and International
  •     To initiate Correspondent Banking Relationships with reputable Banks and ensure smooth
  •     business relationship with existing such Banks is maintained accordingly.
  •     To see that Nostro/Customers queries are attended promptly and correctly
  •     Explain to customers how they can receive/send money to TPB Customers
  •     To answer questions posed by other banks regarding sending/receiving money through TPB
  •     In liaison with branches to observe that WPA Accounts are being reconciled
  •     In liaison with branches to see that transactions for Western Union are posted correctly and accounts are reconciled timely
  •     Ensure that International Banking related existing products,any newly introduced in the market, are operated competitively, including compliance to existing Laws and Regulations of the Territory and Partner Banks worldwide
  •     Introduce new product channels in the Bank, to meet and exceed Market demands, while observing Internal Policies and Procedures, including compliance to existing Laws and Regulations of the Territory and Partner Banks worldwide.
  •     Any other managerial duties as may be assigned to him/her from the Bank's higher authorities


CONTRIBUTES TO
• Customer – Service Delivery/Enquiries
• Efficient and Quality Service to Customers

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Customer Satisfaction
• Individual Productivity and Turn around time

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Education:
Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelor's degree/Advanced Diploma in Banking, Economics,
Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting from any recognized University or
equivalent qualification.
Associateship Diploma, from Tanzania Institute of Bankers, will be an added advantage.

Experience:
- At least 1 - 3 years of relevant Banking Experience.
- Working knowledge of Equinox Functionality
- Computer literate is desirable.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: recruitment@postalbank.co.tz. Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Tanzania Postal Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management. Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.
If you are not contacted by Tanzania Postal Bank within seven (7) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.


Please forward your applications before 2nd September, 2014

Banking Operations Officer


Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Banking Operations Officer (1 position) to join the Technology and Operations team. The work station is Western Union Money Transfer Customer Service Centre..


Reporting Line: Senior Manager - Western Union Money Transfer, Customer Service Centre (WUMT CSC)

Locations: Dar es Salaam
Work Schedule: As per TPB Staff regulations
Division: Operations
Salary: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-

  •     Assist REMOTE locations to attend customers country wide.
  •     Attend to customers over phone calls, professionally.
  •     Post transactions (entries) for Sub Agents Activity Reports on Equinox for refund purposes.
  •     Download Voyager Reports and send them to ALL Locations, before 9.00am, while monitoring individual location's performance, by keeping track to daily performance.
  •     Assist the WUMT CSC Manager to analyse Accounting and Reconciliation for TPB and Sub
  •     Agent Locations, TPB and Western Union Financial Services International.
  •     Answer to specific inquiries from Western Union Financial Services International Offices
  •     worldwide, professionally.
  •     Answer to general inquiries from customers worldwide, professionally.
  •     Answer to specific inquiries from locations within Tanzania Postal Bank Network (TPB and its Sub Agents), professionally.
  •     Perform Mystery Shopping to various Locations in order to ensure Standard of Service Quality is as per International proven Customer Service Standards.
  •     Assist the WUMT CSC Manager on Training and re-training Operators-Formally and over phone calls.
  •     Assist the WUMT CSC Manager to advise Marketing Department on required merchandising items and Marketing related activities in connection to Western Union Money Transfer services.
  •     Assist the WUMT CSC Manager to liaison with ICT Team on installation of Money Transfer
  •     Software and usability training, as when and where needed timely.
  •     Assist the CSC Manager to monitor general network performance as per Smart Plan and other
  •     signed business agreements, including General Representation Agreement, Smart Plans, Incentive Agreement etc


CONTRIBUTES TO
• Customer – Service Delivery/Enquiries
• Efficient and Quality Service to Customers

KEY DUTIES:
�� Coordinate CSC activities
�� Assist remote locations
�� Train and re-train operators
�� Monitor general business performance

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Customer Satisfaction
• Individual Productivity and Turn around time

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Education:
Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma in Banking, Economics, Commerce, Business
Administration, Finance, Accounting from any recognized University or equivalent

Qualification.
Associateship Diploma (ATIOB/CPB), from Tanzania Institute of Bankers, will be an added
advantage.

Experience:
- At least 1 - 3 years of relevant Banking Experience
- Working knowledge of Equinox Functionality
- Computer literate is desirable.

The position will attract a competitive salary package, which include benefits.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: recruitment@postalbank.co.tz. Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Tanzania Postal Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management. Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.
If you are not contacted by Tanzania Postal Bank within seven (7) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.


Please forward your applications before 2nd September, 2014

Senior Manager Procurement


Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self-motivated and highly
organized Senior Manager Procurement (1 position) to join the Procurement
Management team based in Dar es Salaam.

Reporting Line: Chief Manager Procurement
Locations: Dar es Salaam
Work Schedule: As per TPB Staff regulations
Division: Procurement
Salary: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-
�� Prepares and updates procurement plans in respect of procurement of goods,
no-consultancy services, consultancy services and works.
�� Guides user departments on the preparation of corporate procurement plan to
ensure its implementation is in line with the approved corporate Annual budget.
�� Prepares bid documents for procurement of goods, works, non-consultant
services and disposal of Assets as per format issued by PPRA.
�� Ensures that respectively monthly information on implementation of
procurement plan are prepared for the Tender Board, management, user
functions and other stakeholders
�� Ensures that minutes of Tender Board meetings are timely prepared.
�� Raises purchase orders when relevant approval has been granted
�� Maintains list of approved Suppliers; Service providers and contractors.
�� Maintains proper records and reports pertaining to purchases.
�� Follows-ups on purchases goods and services to ensure their timely delivery is in accordance with the terms of contracts
�� Provides inputs to tender evaluation and review of tender evaluation reports.
�� Liaise with Directorate of Finance to ensure all issued LPOs issued are paid
timely and at the end of the year there are no pending LPOs as per financial
regulations
�� Performs any other duties as may be assigned by your superior from time to
time.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
. Internal: All TPB Staff, all Departments
. External: Regulators, PPRA

AUTHORITY LEVELS
As set down in TPB’s policy and procedures for a position at a Senior Manager
Procurement

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Education: Holder of Bachelor Degree/ Advanced Diploma in Materials Management
from a recognized Institution or CPSP or related field who has a past
reputable practical experience of Procurement duties for a minimum period of
five years. Computer literacy is a must.

Experience: Experience of at least 5 years in the Banking sector and in a
Procurement management role and Public Procurement experience is
highly desirable.

Registration to the PSPTB: Must be registered by the Procurement and
Supplies Professionals and Technician Board

Skills / Attributes: Decisiveness

  • Resilience and resourcefulness
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Performance orientation
  • Hold employees accountable
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement Act and its Regulations


HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: recruitment@postalbank.co.tz. Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Tanzania Postal Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management. Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.
If you are not contacted by Tanzania Postal Bank within seven (7) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

Please forward your applications before 2nd September, 2014

Manager Loans Allocation - 1 Post


The Higher Education Students' Loans Board was established under Act NO.9 of 2004 and started operations in July, 2005. The main functions of the Board include the following:-

(i) To issue loans to eligible and needy Higher Education Students;
(ii) To keep records of loanees and amounts granted to them;
(iii)To collect repayments for all loans issued to students since 1994 so as to re-Iend the funds to other needy Tanzanian students;
(iv) To maintain collaborations and a networking with key stakeholders including Higher Education Institutions, Employers and Loans beneficiaries;
(v) To advise the Government on matters relating to issuance and recovery of Students' Loans.

The Board commenced operations in July, 2005 and has, since then, been strengthening its
Work force in suiting to the demands and of its responsibilities.
In order to enhance and strengthen operations of the Board, The Board now invites Applications from qualified Tanzanians for the positions listed below:-

POSITION: Manager Loans Allocation - 1 Post  (HESLB SCALE 10)

Qualifications and Experience;
Holder of Postgraduate Degree in Finance Management, Education, Accountancy, Economics, Business Administration or Banking with at least five (5) years working experience at a Senior Position in a reputable organization preferable(ly) Loans Management and Recovery field .
Excellent communication skills in both English and Kiswahili and Computer literate in Database, Spread Sheet and or Access;

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To follow up admission lists, examination results and registration lists, and other relevant information for loans processing;
• To edit entries requiring correction in the computer loans application register and in the computer system;
• To conduct and supervise data entry into computers;
• To respond to students' complaints;
• To recommend qualified loans applicants and endorse them for loans consideration;
• To compile reports related to loans allocation prepared by subordinate Officer;
• To follow up list of registered loans beneficiaries and ensure its maintenance;
• Performs other functions of the Board as may be assigned by the Assistant Director Loans Allocation

Personal Attributes
• A good team player with ability to work independently and be
committed to deliver high quality work at agreed time frame;
• Ability to administer and supervise subordinates;
• Excellent communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
• Excellent personal integrity and confidence;
• Computer literate with special skills in Ms Word and Spread Sheet applications.

Age Limit
Maximum age is 40 years at next Birth day.


HOW TO APPLY:
Competitive and attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidates as per HESLB Salary Structure.

Candidates meeting the above job requirements should submit written applications with passport size photographs glued on the front page at toe top along with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) showing contact address and Email/FaxlTelephone numbers, photocopies of Birth Certificates/Affidavits and photocopies of Academic qualifications, transcripts/professional and details of three (3) referees showing their addresses and telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director,
Higher Education Students' Loans Board,
Plot No. 08 Block No. 46 Sam Nujoma Road-Mwenge, 
P. O. Box 76068,
DAR ES SALAAM.


NB: The envelops containing the above documents should be marked with title of the post being applied for and candidate is allowed to apply for one post only. Any un-marked envelop will automatically be disqualified . 

Closing date will be 26th August, 2014 at 17.00 hrs. 

For applications being submitted through post offices, only those that will be stamped by the post office between the date of this advertisement and the closing date will be opened for consideration.

Details Source: Guardian of 14th August 2014

Finance And Accounting Manager - 1 Post


The Higher Education Students' Loans Board was established under Act NO.9 of 2004 and started operations in July, 2005. The main functions of the Board include the following:-

(i) To issue loans to eligible and needy Higher Education Students;
(ii) To keep records of loanees and amounts granted to them;
(iii)To collect repayments for all loans issued to students since 1994 so as to re-Iend the funds to other needy Tanzanian students;
(iv) To maintain collaborations and a networking with key stakeholders including Higher Education Institutions, Employers and Loans beneficiaries;
(v) To advise the Government on matters relating to issuance and recovery of Students' Loans.

The Board commenced operations in July, 2005 and has, since then, been strengthening its
Work force in suiting to the demands and of its responsibilities.
In order to enhance and strengthen operations of the Board, The Board now invites Applications from qualified Tanzanians for the positions listed below:-

Position: Finance And Accounting Manager - 1 Post (Heslb Scale 10)

Qualifications and Experience;
Holder of Postgraduate Degree in Accountancy with at least five (5) years work experience at a senior position and have obtained the Certified Public Accountancy profession certificate recognized by NBAA and must be a registered Accountant.
Excellent communication skills in both English and Kiswahili with Computer literacy.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To prepare expenditure reports and expenditure reviews and prepare financial statements;
• To verify or examine of payment vouchers in respect of loans to Students;
• To update the Higher Institutions students loans Returns status reports;
• To review the students loans returns status reports and submit to the Chief Accountant;
• To attend Students queries relating to non credit of funds in their Bank accounts;
• To respond to the audit queries relating to students Loans;
• To maintain record of Student's Loans receivable accounts Institutional wise;
• To review the register of returned cheques;
• To ensure maintenance of update Cheques issued and dispatch Register;
• To review schedules and records of loan application fees received; '"
• To ensure maintenance of registers for cancelled, dishonored and stale Cheques;
• To verify cheques list against payment vouchers before forwarded to signatories;
• To analyze daily/weekly/ monthly /annually budget performance reports;
• To verify for accuracy the recurrent and development progressive report;
To supervise preparation of statutory returns and effects statutory deductions and payment;
• To Supervise preparation of monthly staff creditors and debtor's schedules;
• To ensure maintenance of fixed Assets Register and calculation annual of depreciation;
• To verify payroll and process payment of staff salaries and other payable allowances;
• To ensure timely cash collection and daily banking;
• To monitor maturity dates of term deposits and other investments and liquidates;
• To deal with pre -Audit transactions;
• To prepare schedule and keep the records of interest on deposit received from different Banks;
• To ensure timely investment of temporary idle funds as per the HESLB investment policy;
• To supervise maintenance of all tax records;
• To track all tax payments and submit tax returns by their due date;
• To maintain schedules (Registers) of pre-payments and accruals;
• To ensure that all the payments are within the approved Annual estimates (budget);
• To supervise the reconciliation of Bank Accounts;
• To perform other duties assigned by the Chief Accountant.

Personal Attributes
• A good team player with ability to work independently and be committed to deliver high quality work at the agreed time frame;
• Ability to Administer and Supervise subordinates;
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills in both English and Kiswahili; _
• Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentiality;
• Computer literate with special skills in Ms Word, Spread Sheet and Access applications.

Age Limit:
Maximum age is 40 years at next Birth day.


HOW TO APPLY:
Competitive and attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidates as per HESLB Salary Structure.


Candidates meeting the above job requirements should submit written applications with passport size photographs glued on the front page at toe top along with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) showing contact address and Email/FaxlTelephone numbers, photocopies of Birth Certificates/Affidavits and photocopies of Academic qualifications, transcripts/professional and details of three (3) referees showing their addresses and telephone numbers to:


The Executive Director,
Higher Education Students' Loans Board,
Plot No. 08 Block No. 46 Sam Nujoma Road-Mwenge,
P. O. Box 76068,
DAR ES SALAAM.


NB: The envelops containing the above documents should be marked with title of the post being applied for and candidate is allowed to apply for one post only. Any un-marked envelop will automatically be disqualified .

Closing date will be 26th August, 2014 at 17.00 hrs.

For applications being submitted through post offices, only those that will be stamped by the post office between the date of this advertisement and the closing date will be opened for consideration.

Details Source: Guardian of 14th August 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Human Resources Generalist at Atlas Copco


POSITION: Human Resources Generalist,
Company: Atlas Copco Tanzania Ltd 

Mission
Work closely with the Human Recourses Manager and other Managers to procure, retain and develop human resources that are aligned with business needs of the Company, in a pro-active, timely and organized manner. Ensure that Atlas Copco Tanzania offices, facilities and administrative procedures are maintained to international Atlas Copco Customer Centre standards.

Specific Activities
- Support the company to build and maintain a professional, competent, dedicated and effective organization which shall meet present and future business needs - provide support in employment practices: recruitment, orientation, professional development, promotions, transfers and terminations.
- Support line managers in selecting the best people for the job, and provide the new employees with a smooth induction experience, proactively communicating with other departments to ensure that relevant processes are completed pro-actively to enable them be productive upon starting their appointments.
- Support the Human Resources and Admin functions to ensure that People Management processes are in place in accordance with Company and Group policies complying with the relevant Tanzania labour legislation.
- Coordinate and support for recruitment activities, including: CV screening, interview arrangement, reference check and other relative affairs and coordinate pre-employment activities process, preparation and presentation of the employee’s induction.
- Assist with administrative functions (including medical covers and NSSF refund for employees leaving employment) as well as provision of advice and guidance to all employees on HR policies, procedures and any other employment matter.
- Advise and support managers with conducting of performance reviews, disciplinary and grievance hearings up to and including employment exit processes.

Experience requirements
Three to five years’ experience in a busy Human Resources and Admin environment.
Experience in recruitment, handling of employee benefits, medical schemes, office services management and communication issues we be an added advantage.

Knowledge
- Excellent knowledge of HR systems - Familiar with Tanzania Labor Law
- Good working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Power Point, Lotus Notes mail and database and to be comfortable to work in high technology environment.

Educational requirements
- Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent

Personality requirements
We require a highly structured and organized person that is proactive and able to complete diverse tasks in parallel and within strict timelines. Excellent communications skills, team work spirit, innovative/pro-active, initiative and eager to learn.

Position
This position will be based in Mwanza, Tanzania and will be reporting to the Human Resources Manager.

Recruiting Manager: Neema Temu, Ag Human Resources Manager

Send your application to: careers.actl@tz.atlascopco.com

Expiry date: 26 August 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014

FINANCE MANAGER


 Operating since July 2011, EFC TANZANIA M.F.C LIMITED provides financial services to micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) and is the first deposit taking microfinance institution to be licenced and regulated under the Bank of Tanzania’s Microfinance Company Charter.

The purpose of the Entrepreneurs Financial Centre (EFC) is to provide increased access to specialized financial services for entrepreneurs while contributing to wealth creation, improvement of living conditions and development of the Tanzanian private sector. Owned by international and local investors, EFC Tanzania is distinctive in its emphasis on local development through a collective ownership scheme.

EFC Tanzania through its expansion program and in an effort to serve its client better, is looking to fill the following positions in Dar es Salaam

POSITION: FINANCE MANAGER

Qualification & Requirements
Applicants should have financial services experience with the following general profile:
• A Degree in Finance or Accounting;
• Chartered Certified Accountant(CCA) or Certified Public Accountant(CPA) Completed;
• One to Three years of Accounting and Finance Experience in a Financial Institution;
• Good knowledge of Finance and Accounting IT System;
• Strong people/relationship skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.

HOW TO APPLY:
EFC Tanzania seeks to hire qualified and experienced candidates who are strongly oriented towards personal and professional development for career advancement and can actively participate in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of interest explaining their motivation for the position applied for together with their Curriculum Vitae with three professional references.

Applications will be received until 22nd of August, 2014 addressed to:

The Human Resource Department
EFC Tanzania M.F.C Limited
1st Floor, Letsya Towers
59 New Bagamoyo Road
P.O. Box 11735
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: HR_EFC@hotmail.com

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those short listed for an interview will be contacted directly.

No telephone calls or office visits please.



 
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