Public Relations and Legal Manager

Type: Full Time
Deadline: 11th February, 2019
Category: Legal Admin
Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Management , Corporate Affairs
Job Level: Manager

Roles and Responsibilities
Public Relations:

  • Supports the Business, in managing the organization’s relationship with all stakeholders including Government entities, Ministries, Relevant Authorities, and other influencers and opinion formers in the country. Oversees wider stakeholder engagement, including managing the top list of key stakeholders
  • Providing advice and support to the General Manager, Management, the Board of Directors and colleagues across the company in engaging stakeholders and in managing these relationships
  • Nurture a strong industry network, increase awareness and develop an enviable corporate image by developing and executing effective communication and media relations programs
  • Develop a PR/Legal communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
  • Coordinate all public relations activities for the organization in Tanzania

Government Relations :

  • Supporting colleagues across the organization by coordinating the company’s relationships with Government authorities including: EWURA, PBPA, TCAA, TAA, and relevant key ministries
  • Coordinating engagement and providing support to manage the company’s input to the Government advising senior colleagues on strategy and messaging for the Group, and ensuring that Government authorities are kept abreast of key issues relating to the company
  • This position plays an important role in ensuring strong relationships with key stakeholders and the appropriate alignment of our work with the Tanzania government


  • Delivering timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focused way in relation to all relevant matters that reduce risk, resolve issues and maximize the opportunity for the business to deliver on its goals
  • Leading business affairs deal making and contractual negotiation in relation to the full breadth and depth of the business
  • Ensuring the provision of excellent drafting, negotiating and management of contracts with customers and suppliers in a timely and effective way to deliver the best outcome
  • Providing all business and legal affairs support required delivering first hand, first class business and legal affairs support on matters of key strategic, financial and reputational importance to the business

Educational Qualifications

  • A recognized degree in Law is desired with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in both legal and corporate environment in a leadership role managing or supervising personnel.
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework
  • Must be a registered Advocate in Tanzania

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in Corporate Affairs/Legal/Public Relations
  • Strong background in communications and corporate responsibility
  • Understanding of oil businessand regulatory processes
  • Managerial experience in corporate environment


  • Outstanding written communication skills including the ability to draft briefings and correspondence at the most senior level
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to present clearly at a senior level
  • Ability to understand, analyse and develop recommendations in complex areas
  • Excellent understanding of the work of relevant government departments
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Power Point and Excel.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and aviation operating procedures and standards
  • Project management to manage and execute projects on time and within budget
  • Successful track record in achieving tasks and managing people


  • Proven working experience in public relations required
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level
  • Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media
  • Exposure to communications, CR and brand in previous jobs is desirable
  • Work experience with a multinational company is desirable


Finance & Administration Manager

Type: Full Time
Deadline: 23rd February, 2019
Category: Finance Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Human Resource (HR) , Admin & Clerical
Job Level: Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Guide and control the company’s financial function: effective management of accounting, budgeting, cash flow and taxation.
  • Implement & maintain sound accounting procedures and controls.
  • Make timely statutory payments to TRA, Pension Fund – Ensuring that tax is appropriately computed, paid and returns filed on time
  • Lodge company cheques at the bank & reconcile bank statements
  • Maintain a list of creditors and debtors for effective follow-up and client payment
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of the company’s financial statements.
  • Liaise with external auditors to ensure compliance.
  • Ensuring compliance with company finance policies.
  • Manage and update the Office filing system as directed by the line manager
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure the best deal for the company
  • Inventory Management of all stock and company assets
  • Oversee proper functioning of the office including maintenance and repairs of office equipment and matters pertaining to the office premise
  • Effective Risk Management and governance of all suppliers and service providers
  • Effective cost management
  • Cooperate with Auditors & Tax Consultant as needed
  • Take initiative and advise the Management Team on certain directives
  • Handle HR management issues in consultation with the Management Team
  • Supervising support staff such as Office Attendent to work as effectively and efficiently as possible
  • Maintain a close relationship with Management Team to ensure clarity in communication
  • Protect all financial information and company documents
  • Coordinate with Department Heads to ensure the entire office is aligned and aiming for the same goals
  • Enforce company procedures and make sure all hard copy as well as soft copy documentation is processed and filed correctly

Educational Qualifications 
Complete CPA (T) or ACCA
Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration
Excellent oral & written communication skills
Effective time management, attention to detail and deadline-oriented

Experience Requirements 
Finance 60%
HR & Admin 40%
Experience as Management Accountant is a plus
Excellent interpersonal skills



Branch Manager – Shinyanga

Type: Full Time
Deadline: 28th February, 2019
Category: Banking
Other Categories: Management , Admin & Clerical
Job Level: Manager

Roles and Responsibilities
Ensure quality service to customers
Ensure punctuality and availability of staff to clients at all times
Ensure all staff promote the use of electronic mediums such as ATMs and Internet banking
Ensure customer complaint register is in place and use
Ensure sufficient stationery is available at all times
Ensure that Customers are advised fees payable
Ensure all staff potray a professional image
Ensure all staff are knowledgeable on banking product range,documentation requirements and services offered
Create an environment enabling front line tellers to satisfy customer needs
Ensure that monthly Score cards are prepared and submitted to Head Office timely
Ensure that queues are properly managed
Ensure that banking hall is neat
Manage and control general ledger accounts
Ensure that suspense accounts balance on daily basis
Ensure daily check of GL posted transactions
Analyse GL Trial Balance for abnormalities
Ensure monthly GL Accounts reconciliation and follow up of outstanding figures is done as per SLA
Ensure that all GL vouchers are properly validated
Ensure operational efficiency in the branch
Minimize operational expenses for branch where applicable
Ensure expenses are utilised as per approved limits
Ensure daily workload is processed on time(adhere to cut off time)
Manage issuance of BP cheques
Ensure security on properties and premises
Maintain and update Branch inventory
Ensure safe and secure keeping of recordsi.e. vouchers,registers and reports
Ensure fee are collected as per prevailing tariff guides and circulars
Ensure that controlled stationery and safe custody items are properly maintained and regulary checked
Ensure that Domestic Payment Screening is done
Ensure that adequate working tools are available and are in order
Ensure that tools/ equipments are properly maintained and serviced as per SLA with service providers

Control branch treasury
Manage and control cash movement to and from the branch and confirm security arrangemenr are in plac
Manage and control effective ATM Replenishment and Balancing
Manage all cash limits in the branch i.e. teller limits and total branch cash limits
Report excess as soon as it arises and arrange for insurance cover
Ensure Branch cash balances daily
Ensure adherence to safety ans security
Ensure daily cash position is reported as required
Ensure that strong room keys are properly managed as per policy
Ensure that hand-overs of keys are properly done
Ensure that snap checks are done and recorded
Managing career and personal development
Keep updated of all circulars, manuals and policies
Meet training objectives as set out in personal training and development plan
Procatively identify personal development areas and training needs.
Ensure sufficient updating of procedural changes taking place
Build awareness, keep up to date and comply with KYC and AML regulations
Ensure all Risk incident are reported timely
Ensure day’s work is checked Daily
Ensure 100% collection of manually collected fees
Ensure key issue policy is in place, in order and updated

People management
Oversee the branch team to ensure effective daily operations
Develop high performing team by conducting operational performance discussions and assistingemployess to prepare the portfolio of evidence for formal performance development discussions
Coach and mentor team members on a daily basis on how to improve their own productivity and use of the bank’s processes and systems
Based on training plans agreed with the line manager of the area, monitor team members to ensure that planned training is undertaken
Manage and control overtime in the branch and optimal utilization of man hour
Manage the coordination of staffing levels and plans to address the issues
Report excessive overtime and create plans to address the issues
Establish and maintain a succession plan for the team
Monitor overtime and ensure that it is kept to a minimum.
Ensure that all overtime is pre- approved
Create a conducive and harmonious environment in the branch

Business management
Allocate duties to team members in order to achieve operational targets including prioritisation and work schedules.
Obtain a thorough understanding of the business unit’s strategy and explain it to team members in such a way that they understand the contribution they have to make.
Based on gaps identified, motivate requests to the manager for additional resources including people, budget and equipment.
Rigorously monitor expenditure against approved budgets and put measures in place to address variances. Continuously identify areas for improved efficiency and reduced cost.

Branch Security
Ensure that security alarms are in order and tested
Ensure that CCTV cameras are in place and in order
Ensure security door PINs are properly managed
Ensure that branch physical opening is done as per policy
Ensure that access to strong room, teller area, server and record room is controlled

Educational Qualifications 
Advanced Diploma in Banking / Accountancy
Degree in banking / marketing

Experience Requirements 
Six years in banking business.
Vast knowledge in Branch operations
Vast knowledge in all banking products
Minimum of 3 years in management level in Branch

Leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure
Planning and organising skills
Computer Literacy
Resourses management skills
Sales skills
Good communication skills verbal/written
Financial Management skills
Critical Thinking



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