Nafasi za Kazi Tatu Reli ya TAZARA

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a statutory institution owned by the two Governments of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia on a 50/50 shareholding basis. Incorporated by the Acts of Parliament of the two contracting states, the Authority’s registered office is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with two regional administrative centres in Mpika, Zambia and Dar es Salaam. Some positions have fallen vacant and, in this regard, applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians, as follows. Nafasi za kazi January 2019

Job Title: Secretary -1 Position
Reporting to Administrative Officer
Duty Station Head Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary
To provide secretarial services to the Head of Department and carry out other related work to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of the superior.

Main Duties
a) Provides professional secretarial and administrative services;
b) Prepares and manages correspondences, reports and documents;
c) Establishes and maintains permanent filing system (soft and hard copy);
d) Receives incoming and dispatches outgoing mails and maintains the mail register;
e) Receives visitors and schedules meeting appointments;
f) Performs other duties as may be assigned from time to time;

Qualifications
a) Form Four with a pass in English language
b) Diploma in Secretarial duties obtained from a reputable institution
c) Typing speed not less than 50 w.p.m
d) Experience of not less than three years Nafasi za ajira January 2019
e) Computer skills particularly proficiency in Microsoft office programmes.

Age Limit
Not more than 40 years old
Salary Scale: TAZARA Salary Scale – TSG 8
Salary Range Tsh 844,968.00 – Tsh 1,026,562.00 per month

Job Title: Human Resources Manager (HRM) – 1 Position
Reporting to Managing Director
Duty Station Head Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary
The job holder will ensure existence of harmonious working relations between management and employees by complying with the Authority’s policies and labour laws both in Tanzania and Zambia. The HRM is responsible for the assessment and implementation of all manpower requirements necessary for efficient operations. The HRM also promotes corporate business standards through appropriate job designs, performance tracking and coordination of administrative services.

Main Duties
a) Plans and maps out strategies and action plans needed to develop train and obtain the required skills mix given the existing caliber of human resources to enable meet the company’s immediate and future deficiency solutions.
b) Interprets and disseminates personal policy for implementation across the system, monitoring effects and ensuring uniform application of such policies to minimize industrial unrest and avoid litigations.
c) Approves and reviews plans developed by subordinates in the area of training, industrial relations, manpower services and job evaluation to ensure that these are consistent with company policies and objectives.

d) Confers with workers representatives, Ministry of Labour and employees’ representative from the two contracting states as and when need arises with a view to improving conditions of service in TAZARA.
e) Monitors and reviews procedures involved in industrial relations, manpower development, recruitment job evaluation and remuneration of employees for their adequacy to keep abreast with the railway industry trends.
f) Consolidates annual budget submission from subordinates reviews and incorporates own plans and submit for corporate scrutiny, review and approval.
g) Monitors expenditure to keep expenses within appropriation.
Compiles and submits monthly and adhoc reports highlighting performance, constraints and solutions thereof.

Qualifications
a) Form four and six Academic Certificates
b) Degree in the Social Sciences (preferably Public Administration, Business Administration and Human Resources);
c) At least five years’ experience at Senior Management level;
d) Member of an appropriate professional body;
e) Ability to read and interpret financial reports;
f) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, negotiation skills as well as the ability to build and work in teams.

Age: Not more than 50 years old
Salary Scale: TAZARA Salary Scale – TSG 14
Salary Range: Tshs 1,639,905.00 – Tsh 1,847,441.00 per month

Job Title: Senior Planning Officer (Technical) – 1 Position
Reporting to Manager – Planning & Corporate Affairs
Duty Station Head Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary
The Senior Planning Officer (Technical) provides technical guidance and services in areas of Civil,
Mechanical and Signalling and Telecommunications, project Management and research in order to facilitate the administration of short, medium and long term corporate plans to achieve the Authority’s goals and objectives.

Main Duties
a) Prepares and submits technical plans and implementation schedules in areas of mechanical, civil signaling and telecommunication engineering;
b) Identifies and seeks approval of alternate engineering project solutions where original plans have been overtaken by events;
c) Develops and puts into application systems of identification and evaluation of engineering investment proposals;

d) Prepares detailed project plans and activity schedules on engineering projects;
e) Monitors and coordinates implementation of investment projects;
f) Keeps abreast with technology trends in the railway industry and works out methods for applying the same in TAZARA;
g) Researches into areas of product and equipment improvement together with improvements in methods of maintenance, operations and organization.
h) Establishes and implements engineering performance indices in order to achieve corporate goals.

Qualifications
a) Form four and six Academic Certificates
b) A Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering
c) Three years’ experience in a relevant job
d) Registered member of an appropriate professional body
e) Not more than 50 years old

Salary Scale: TAZARA Salary Scale – TSG 12
Salary Range: Tsh 1,371,220.00 – Tsh 1,578,756.00 per month

Mode of Application
Interested candidates should write to the address below, by 28 February 2019, justifying how they qualify and enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, three references and daytime contact details. TAZARA is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. We regret to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Ajira/Kazi January 2019

The Managing Director
TAZARA Head Office, Nyerere Road
P.O.Box 2834
Dares Salaam, TANZANIA

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