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Procurement Officer at Stamigold Company Limited

STAMIGOLD COMPANY LIMITED

JOB VACANCY

JOB TITLE: PROCUREMENT OFFICER (2) POSTS
Reporting Line: Head Procurement Management Unit
Work Roster: 6/3(42 days on, 21 days off)
Contract Duration: Not exceeding 24 months, Subject to RenewalPosition Objective

To ensure that at organization level, there is fair application in all procurement process, competitive, transparent, non-discriminatory and value for money procurement to administer resources allocated to PMU, provide technical and operational advice to the Stamigold Company Limited in conformity with Public Procurement Act. Its Regulations and Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) Guidelines.Specific Duties and Responsibilities
• To prepare, coordinate and implement Annual Procurement and disposal plans;
• To assist in reviewing the Procurement Plan in collaboration with PMU staff and update it when required to reflect new development in plan and possible changes in dates, lots, procurement methods etc.
• To prepare and present accurate periodic reports to the Mine General Manager and the Tender Board.
• To ensure conformity with the public procurement Act of 2011, its regulations and guidelines of 2013 and advise the Company on all matters pertaining to procurement.
• To review and evaluate procurement requirements and recommend appropriate alternative procedures.
• To review, quality-check and clear tender evaluation reports for submission to the SBM Tender Board for approval.
• To prepare tendering documents and pre-qualification documents for Goods, Works and Services.
• To conduct training in procurement and contract management.
• To validate authenticity of payment certificates and invoices before payment.
• To coordinate development and review of policies relevant to procurement function.
• To effectively administer all resources allocated to the Department.
• To assist in preparation and management of all procurement contracts.
• To assist in developing and maintaining an acceptable procurement record keeping systems.
• Develops efficient and effective Customer-Suppliers Relationship
• To Liaise with Warehouse staff or user departments before delivery of goods/services.
• To place orders for goods or services to suppliers as requested by user department and ensure timely delivery of goods or services.
• To perform any other relevant duties assigned by the supervisor.Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal incumbent for this position should have the following qualifications and experience

• University Degree/Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized higher learning institution.
• Certified Procurement and Supplies Processional, CPSP (T) or MCIPS (UK) and he/she must be registered with the procurement and supplies professional and Technician Board (PSPTB) in the category of Approved procurement and supplies professional.
• Knowledge and competence in information and communications technology (ICT) application, and familiarity with one of the accounting software.
• A strong background and good knowledge of the public procurement Act and its Regulations with PPRA guidelines.
• Not less than tree (3) years work experience in relevant fields in a reputable institutions out of which two (2) years should be in a public/Government sector.
• Decisiveness, Resilience and Resourcefulness with high degree of confidentiality.
• Good verbal communication skills and command of Swahili and English.
• Strong and proven management ability with leadership qualities are essential.
• High level of interpersonal and influencing skills.
• Must be a team player, flexible, attentively details (good listener) and result oriented.
• Demonstrated track record of integrity and honesty.
• A working knowledge of appropriate software programs that will facilitate the reporting. These include Word, Excel, Microsoft Project and Access or other database software.Candidate should send their applications accompanied with the following

• A detailed CV/Resume with 3 referees
• Position title in subject heading.
• Copy of ID (Birth Certificate or Vote ID or Copy of your Passport or National ID.
• Details of Previous employment.
• Home address (include Village/town/city where living)
• Personal contact details (phone number, Email address).The position will attract a competitive salary package, which will include excellent benefits. All interested candidates are invited to submit or sent their applications by February 21st, 2016.All applications should be addressed to:
The General Manager
P.O.BOX 78508
DAR ES SALAAMApplications may also be sent to the email: Hr.biharamulo@stamigold.co.tz
Do not apply more than once for this position.
Stamigold offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.Source: Daily News 15th February, 2016

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Jobs at Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA)

COMMERCIAL MANAGER

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Source mwananchi ,16th Feb 2016

DODOMA URBAN WATER SUPPLY AUTHORITY
JOB VACANCIES AT DUWASA DODODMA
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA) was established under section 3(1) of Cap. 272 of 1997 as repealed by section 60 of Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009. DUWASA is charged with the overall responsibility of operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Dodoma urban within the Municipality. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and performance driven Tanzanians, male and female, to fill the following positions:

JOB Title: Commercial Manager
REPORTS TO: Managing Director
JOB PURPOSE: To maintain customer records and follow up customer bills to ensure customers who get water, are correctly billed and pay for the water they have consumed at the right time. .

REQUIRED QUAUFICAT10NS:
Academic Qualification:
Holder of a Master's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience of twelve years, computer application and management skills. .


Work experience: At least 12 years relevant experience with management experience and computer application in a reputable organization.



Additional Competencies for the Post:
Self starter, able to work and plan daily tasks with minimum supervision.
Effective communication 'skills in writing and speaking.
Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team environment and may be required to other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and /or holidays.
Performance oriented, strongly motivated and maintains high work standards.
Team player with good interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to meet deadlines and give feedback in a timely and professional manner.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Heads the department responsible for customer services, customers billing and metering data and revenue follow up of payments of water bills by customers.
Advises the Managing Director on all commercial issues of the Authority.
Checks and directs subordinates on customer data collection, entry, computations and analysis to
ensure they are effectively and efficiently done.
Develops and implements strategies for meeting customer demand for water and improving customer service.
Checks on customer database to ensure it is correctly up-dated regularly and current.
Monitors the revenue collections from customers and devices appropriate policies and plans to' ensure timely payments
Oversees the preparation and dispatching of periodic customer monthly invoices to ensure that all customers are supplied with correct invoices at appropriately specified intervals.
Sets-up and controls annual billing or revenue collection targets depending on the service supply and demands of consumers, and devise appropriate methods to achieve them.
Sets up mechanisms for identifying, verifying and recommending vulnerable groups and individuals who may qualify for free water services according to the guiding policies.
Prepares and recommends tariff setting formulas and required prices depending on the established costs.
Develops and implements strategies to ensure customers settle their current bills rather than have outstanding bills.
Develops individual performance objectives, targets and standards in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSTS: Unspecified Period of Time.

AGE LIMIT FOR THE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be above 45 years of age.

REMUNARATIONS:
The post carry attractive remunerations package subject to work professional experience and qualifications.

MODE OF APPLICATION: letter of application accompanied by a detailed CV, Photocopies of relevant certificates; names and addresses of three referees; day contact telephone numbers and postal address should reach the under mentioned address before or on March 03, 2016 to:

The Managing Director,
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 431,
Tel: 026 - 2324245. Fax: 026 - 2320060,
DODOMA
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WATER PRODUCTION ENGINEER

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

From Mwananchi, 16th Feb 2016

Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA) was established under section 3(1) of Cap. 272 of 1997 as repealed by section 60 of Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009. DUWASA is charged with the overall responsibility of operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Dodoma urban within the Municipality. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and performance driven Tanzanians, male and female, to fill the following positions:

JOB Title: Water Production Engineer I
REPORTS TO: Technical Manager
JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for efficient and effective management of water production infrastructures and activities of the Authority.

REQUIRED QUAUFICAT1ONS:
Academic Qualification:
Holder of a Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification who is registered with Engineers Registration Board with six years relevant experience in the water production and treatment works and good working knowledge of ICT applications and management skills.

Work experience: who is registered with Engineers Registration Board with six years relevant experience in the water production and treatment works and good working knowledge of ICT applications and management skills.

Additional Competencies for the Post:
Self starter, able to work and plan daily tasks with minimum supervision.
Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team environment and may be required to other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Team player with good interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to meet deadlines and give feedback in a timely and professional manner.


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors water quality and quantity from boreholes and water distribution system and ensuring compliance with the prescribed standards for drinking water and reporting any deviations, possible causes and required remedies.
Establishes procedures for water quality monitoring and supervises the sampling of raw water supply.
Liaises with Operations Engineer and Sewerage Engineer to ensure proper sampling and quality
Liaises with Electrical Engineer and TANESCO to ensure adequate and constant power supply to the water production machines and ensure immediate repairs and restoration of power whenever failure occurs.
Provides to the Technical Manager, information and statistics regularly, accompanying actual performance with variances from planned performance and carry out corrective measures.
Prepares periodical reports regarding water production activities as required by management.
Monitors performance of installed power factors correction pieces of equipment and advises on various measures to minimize electricity consumption on water production
Ensures prompt and efficient investigations of customer complaints.
Develops individual performance objectives, targets and standards in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement.
Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSTS: Unspecified Period of Time.
AGE LIMIT FOR THE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be above 45 years of age.

REMUNARATIONS:
The post carry attractive remunerations package subject to work professional experience and qualifications.

MODE OF APPLICATION: letter of application accompanied by a detailed CV, Photocopies of relevant certificates; names and addresses of three referees; day contact telephone numbers and postal address should reach the under mentioned address before or on March 03, 2016 to:

The Managing Director,
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 431,
Tel: 026 - 2324245. Fax: 026 - 2320060,
DODOMA
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WATER PRODUCTION ENGINEER

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA) was established under section 3(1) of Cap. 272 of 1997 as repealed by section 60 of Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009. DUWASA is charged with the overall responsibility of operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Dodoma urban within the Municipality. Applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and performance driven Tanzanians, male and female, to fill the following positions:

JOB Title: Water Production Engineer I
REPORTS TO: Technical Manager
JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for efficient and effective management of water production infrastructures and activities of the Authority.

REQUIRED QUAUFICAT1ONS:
Academic Qualification:
Holder of a Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification who is registered with Engineers Registration Board with six years relevant experience in the water production and treatment works and good working knowledge of ICT applications and management skills.

Work experience: who is registered with Engineers Registration Board with six years relevant experience in the water production and treatment works and good working knowledge of ICT applications and management skills.

Additional Competencies for the Post:
Self starter, able to work and plan daily tasks with minimum supervision.
Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team environment and may be required to other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Team player with good interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to meet deadlines and give feedback in a timely and professional manner.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors water quality and quantity from boreholes and water distribution system and ensuring compliance with the prescribed standards for drinking water and reporting any deviations, possible causes and required remedies.
Establishes procedures for water quality monitoring and supervises the sampling of raw water supply.
Liaises with Operations Engineer and Sewerage Engineer to ensure proper sampling and quality
Liaises with Electrical Engineer and TANESCO to ensure adequate and constant power supply to the water production machines and ensure immediate repairs and restoration of power whenever failure occurs.
Provides to the Technical Manager, information and statistics regularly, accompanying actual performance with variances from planned performance and carry out corrective measures.
Prepares periodical reports regarding water production activities as required by management.
Monitors performance of installed power factors correction pieces of equipment and advises on various measures to minimize electricity consumption on water production
Ensures prompt and efficient investigations of customer complaints.
Develops individual performance objectives, targets and standards in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement.
Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSTS: Unspecified Period of Time.
AGE LIMIT FOR THE APPLICANTS: Applicants should be above 45 years of age.

REMUNARATIONS:
The post carry attractive remunerations package subject to work professional experience and qualifications.

MODE OF APPLICATION: letter of application accompanied by a detailed CV, Photocopies of relevant certificates; names and addresses 0 three referees; day contact telephone numbers and postal address should reach the under mentioned address before or on March 03, 2016 to:

The Managing Director,
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 431,
Tel: 026 - 2324245. Fax: 026 - 2320060,
DODOMA
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Intern at The Economic and Social Research Foundation (3 posts)

INTERN POSITION

DESCRIPTION:

The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), is an independent research institution, based in Dar es Salaam with more than 20 years of experience in conducting policy-enhancing research; strengthening capabilities in policy analysis and decision making as well as articulating and improving understanding of policy options in the public sector; private sector; civil society; and the development partners. As a Think-Tank, ESRF is ranked highly in the areas of Social and Economic research issues in Tanzania, East Africa and among others in Africa and the world.

The Foundation seeks dynamic and highly motivated professionals for its research training program. The institution hosts university graduates as interns for the mentoring and coaching program thus equipping them with skills especially in the areas of conducting and disseminating their own research. This 12 months programme allows individuals to acquire the skills and knowledge required to undertake sound policy research by expanding on their research techniques relevant to economic and social policy. Thus the program is designed to provide candidates with an opportunity to gain meaningful work experience and expose them to policy research.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As Research Trainees, candidates will have a chance to enhance their skills in carrying out research, analyzing information, preparing reports and/or proposals.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
(i) The ideal candidates must possess a minimum of Upper Second Class Honors degree with a GPA of 4.0+ or a good Masters Degree in the field of Social Sciences preferably Economics
(ii) Excellent written, verbal communication and oral presentation skills (Fluency in English and Swahili)
(iii) Strong organizational and prioritization skills required as well as the ability to work independently and in a team
(iv) Good interpersonal skills
(v) Multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure
(vi) Candidates are expected to be recent graduates (not beyond 2014)


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested Candidates should submit:
• An Application letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with current email and phone number
• Scanned/ certified copies of certificates
• Two letters of recommendation from two current professional referees

Your application must be received by February 22nd, 2016, using the address below:

Executive Director,
Economic and Social Research Foundation,
51 Uporoto Street, Ursino Estates,
P.O. Box 31226,
Dar es Salaam.
Email: trainings@esrf.or.tz

. Please indicate “Research Trainee” in the subject line. We do not encourage telephone enquiries. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and only finalists will be contacted.

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Logistics & Procurement officer at Doctors with Africa CUAMM

JOB VACANCY

Background: about Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Doctors with Africa (CUAMM), is an international non-profit health organization, headquartered in Italy. Founded in 1950, CUAMM focuses on designing health system strengthening projects, with particular attention to the needs of women and children, and tailored to the specific needs of the countries where the organization carries out projects. Through its evidence based approach, CUAMM works to remove the barriers preventing communities from accessing health services, and to improve the quality of the same services, to achieve accessible, quality and equitable healthcare for everyone.

JOB TITLE: Logistics & Procurement officer

SUMMARY:
The Logistics & Procurement Officer is responsible for coordinating the logistics and procurement of goods and services in support of project activities. The Logistics & Procurement officer answers to the Project Accountant, and ensure synergy and coordination with other CUAMM offices in Tanzania (offices and project areas), ensures efficient and effective management of technical resources needed for realising the project.
PROJECT:
“The Next Generation Programme – Integrated Promotion of Nutrition, Growth & Development in Tanzania”.
REPORTING TO:
1st Supervisor: Project Accountant
2nd Supervisor: Project Manager
3rd Supervisor: Country Administrator
The Logistics & Procurement officer answers directly to the Project Accountant, to ensure proper management of funds and compliance to CUAMM’s procurement/administrative policies and procedures. For day-to-day project activities, he/she will coordinate directly with the Project Manager.
For administrative issues he/she will refer firstly to the chief accountant based in CUAMM Iringa Sub-Office and, secondly, to CUAMM Country Administrator. He/she will refer to CUAMM Iringa Office for any kind of administrative and contract management issues (Admin Dept).
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Expected outputs/deliverables:
ER 1: The NGO’s equipment and vehicles are regularly functioning;
ER 2: Goods and services are procured on time for the smooth implementation of the project.
MANAGEMENT OF ASSETS AND DEMESNE PROPERTIES OF THE NGO
- Ensure the technical and operative management of NGO and project assets and demesne (purchasing procedures, labelling, periodical physical inventory, maintenance and repairs, transfer of assets to other CUAMM offices or to areas of intervention, sending to the scrap yard and alienation of obsolete assets, etc.);
- Manage and control the inventory management system;
- Correct management and maintenance of transport vehicles;
- Correct management and maintenance of the power generator;
- Correct functioning of office equipment (printers, photocopy machine, electronic devices etc);
- Manage operatively the insurance coverage of transport vehicles and the payment of taxes and duties in collaboration with the logistic officer in Dar es Salaam Head Office;
- Ensure the management of fire alarm and prevention systems in the NGO’s real estate units;
- Supervise the performance of the Guards provided by the Security Company;
- Collaborate with the project accountant in the performance of administrative accounts normalcy such as fiscal formalities, authorisations, etc. relative to the NGO assets of its property;
- Ensure the management of the stores and of the goods/equipment.

MANAGEMENT OF THE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
- Ensure the management of the telecommunication systems (telephone landlines, satellite systems, internet lines and systems, radio stations, etc.).

MANAGEMENT OF RENTED OR BORROWED ASSETS
- Manage the maintenance of expatriate staff housing (if applicable);
- Ensure the correct management/maintenance of assets rented of borrowed by the NGO (equipment, furniture and furnishings, transport vehicles, specific installations, etc.);
- Assist the Project Accountant in the performance of administrative-accounts normalcy such as contracts, fiscal formalities, authorisations, etc. relative to assets rented or borrowed from third parties.

TRAVEL LOGISTICS FOR STAFF AND CUAMM VISITORS
- Arrange the movement of staff to and from Project Office, and coordinate movements to and from project areas as well as other CUAMM offices;
- Arrange the movements of project’s staff, equipment, materials linked to project activities;
- Coordinate with CUAMM Head Office in Dar es Salaam to make travel arrangements for CUAMM Visitors in the Country (drafting a budget travel, booking accommodations, renting vehicles, etc.).

PROJECT LOGISTICS
Manage, in support of Project Manager/Accountant, the operations/transactions for the purchasing of goods and services, in relation to the following:
- Project purchases and the correct application of purchasing procedures;
- Relations with suppliers and updating of purchases into database;
- Supervise, in support of the Project Accountant and Project Managers, the construction works and installation of specific systems;
- Supports the procurement of medical and nutrition equipment, coordinating with the government structure and Medical Stores Department;
- If needed, is capable to provide capacity building and technical assistance to regional/district authorities to ensure a constant, stable and fully functioning procurement system and supply chain.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Education qualification of technical and/or administrative type;
Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel (other IT skills are considered as added value);
Significant work experience in the logistics of the non-profit sector in developing countries;
Excellent capacity of adaptation and flexibility, as well as confidence, strategic thinking, efficiency and initiative;
Capacity to work in a team and in a multi-cultural environment;
Capacity to work by objectives;
Capacity to maintain good relations with external institutions (local counterparts, public and private institutions);
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and interpersonal skills;
Capacity to deliver assigned tasks in a timely fashion;
Deep knowledge of Songea Region territory.
LANGUAGES:
English, written and spoken;
Kiswahili.
CONTRACT DURATION:
10 moths contract renewable.
DUTY STATION:
Songea
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications
Applications must include:
Up-to-date CV;
Covering letter addressing how the candidate’s experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for;
Names and contact information of (at least) three professional references (including current Direct Supervisor).
The application should be addressed to Project Manager.
Deadline
The position will remain open until 1st March 2016.
All applications received after the deadline of 22th February 2016 will not be accepted.
Method of Application
All applications should be submitted by email. Interested candidates that meet the qualifications indicated per each vacancy should apply, indicating the post and station they are applying for in the subject line.
Please include: up-to-date CV; (at least) three contactable professional references; a covering letter. Applications not including all these information will not be considered; applications submitted after the deadline will also not be considered.
The application must be sent at: n.mwakyalabwe@cuamm.org;
Applications received through any other means will not be taken into consideration;
DO NOT attach copies of certificates/diplomas;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for submission of applications is 22th February 2016.

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3 Jobs at The Grand Hotel and Residences

SALES EXECUTIVE
JOB DESCRIPTION

The Grand Hotel and Residences

Location: Jamhuri Street near Billicanas parking area/break point Posta Dar esSalaam.
The company wishes to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant post of Sales Executive. The candidate’s main responsibilities will include the followings:
  • listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • gathering market and customer information;
  • creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer
  • recording sales and data information into a computer system;
  • reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • Attending team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience as a Sales and Marketing personal preferably in hotel industry or service industry
  • Diploma /Degree in Sales and Marketing or any related
  • Maturity
  • Confidence
  • Perseverance
  • Patience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commercial awareness
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<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Ability to achieve goals and meet key performance Indicators,
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]--> Results-Oriented
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Strategic Thinking
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]--> Integrity and Professional Ethics Remuneration:
A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
Application instructions: Please SEND ONLY YOUR CV TO hr@thegrandhotelandresidences.com
A candidate should be ready to bring all necessary documents
Deadline: 16 February 2016
RECEPTIONIST POSITION
Job Title
Receptionist
Company
The Grand Hotel and Residences
Department
Front Office
Vacancies
2
Posted on
February 13, 2016
Last date
February 16, 2016
Location: Jamhuri street, posta nearbillicanas parking area/break point
Job Description:
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Receive guests to the hotel by greeting them warmly, and attending to their inquiries
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->answer inquirers over the phone.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Inform guests of the services and accommodation rates in the hotel,
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->make reservations for guests according to their needs.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->make sure that all reservations cancelled are effected immediately to avoid confusion.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Build good relationship and rapport with guests to make them feel comfortable
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<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]--> Keep clear and comprehensive records of guest room bookings and all billings for accountability and future reference.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]--> Maintain orderliness at the front desk by arranging documents accordingly and keeping the front desk area clean at all times to avoid rowdiness.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Attend to all routes of room bookings, such as online, phone, and in person, to ensure that reservations are not left hanging but attended to promptly to keep the hotel business running Report issues of maintenance
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Answer incoming telephone calls, forwards calls to appropriate personnel and departments.
Greet visitors/guests/members professionally, determining the nature and purpose of visit
•Direct and escort visitors/guests/members to appropriate destination or waiting rooms

Skills, interests and qualities

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->excellent written and spoken communication skills
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->strong customer service skills
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->a friendly and professional telephone manner
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<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->patience and tact
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->the ability to stay calm under pressure and look after several things at once
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->good problem solving skills
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->the ability to use computerized technology
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->a methodical approach to your work
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->accuracy and attention to detail
QUALIFICATIONS
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<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->minimum qualification : Certificate in hotel management
A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
Application instructions: Please SEND ONLY YOUR CV TO hr@thegrandhotelandresidences.com
A candidate should be ready to bring all necessary documents

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Store Manager at Jhpiego

STORE MANAGER

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

From The Guardian, 15th Feb 2016


JHPIEGO
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For over 40 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego is implementing a number of projects in Tanzania and wishes to fill the Vacant Stores Manager post.

Job Overview:
Summary Scope of Work:
The Stores Manager is expected to provide overall maintenance of Jhpiego stores including training materials, models, office stationery, and requisition of materials. The Stores Manager will maintain stores systems/registers including all records of items in stock, dispatch and keeping an up to date record of all inventories. The Stores Manager will ensure roll out of stores systems/stock registers to other Jhpiego Regional offices and will also work closely with the Finance and Operations Directorfor better management of stores. S/he will work closely with the Finance and Operations Director and will proactively identify gaps and make suggestions for improvement.

Position Reports To: The Finance and Operations Director
Positions Supervised: Stores Officer(s)

Responsibilities:
Ensures that store systems are established and implemented for monitoring all items in the store
. Maintain stores systems/registers (GRNs, SINs, etc.) including all records of items in stock, dispatched, received, borrowed or returned and keeping an up to date record of all inventories.
Receive and verify all items ordered as per the LPO Ensure that the store is kept clean and neat at all times with no dumping of unusable materials.
Oversees the maintenance of the Jhpiego stores and ensures that all materials, models, stationary and computer equipment is properly stored and accounted for while ensuring all shelves are well labeled and arranged.
Ensure that store security and proper usage of materials is maintained while ensuring that training materials are returned in good condition.
Generate purchase requests and tracking status
Maintain all Dar es Salaam and regional offices' assets ensuring that they are tagged. All items purchased in Dar es Salaam should be tagged before they are dispatched to regional offices
Plan for and coordinate a physical inventory counting/verification - of all Dar es Salaam & regional offices assets on a semi-annual basis and update the asset register regularly
Prepare proposals for disposing obsolete or out of use items
Provide regular feedback to the finance and operations director on routine stores operation
Manage and operate store inventory management system

Required Qualifications
• University degree in stores management/supply chain or related
• Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office
Minimum five years' experience in a similar position coupled with supervisory roles
• A certified procurement specialist [PSPTB registered]

Knowledge:
• Knowledge in QuickBooks or store management information system is an added advantage
• Experience working in a busy office within the private sector especially with an international organization
Store keeping and asset management experience
• Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

Abilities/Skills:
A broad variety of office support skills
Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
Pleasant, warm and outgoing personality.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
Jhpiego offers a competitive package to the selected candidate in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. If you feel you are the right candidate, apply in confidence, indicating the post you are applying for on the envelope. Please include your up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, covering letter and your salary history.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications which do NOT include ALL of this information will NOT be considered. The application to be addressed to:
Director of Human Resource,
Jhpiego,
PO Box 9170,
Plot 72,
Block 45B,
New Bagamoyo road,
Victoria Dar es Salaam, Tanzania or HRTZ@jhpiego.net with subject of the email as SM016]

Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date is two weeks after first appearance of this advert.

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District Coordinators at SIKIKA (7 posts)

DISTRICT COORDINATORS

SIKIKA: JOIN US IN ADVOCATING FOR QUALITY HEALTH SERVICES FOR ALL TANZANIANS

Introduction
Sikika is a non-governmental organization that advocates for quality health services for all Tanzanians. The organization works to ensure equitable and affordable quality health care services through social accountability monitoring of health systems at all government levels. For more information about Sikika please visit us at www.sikika.or.tz.

Sikika seeks to recruit District Coordinators for Lindi, Kasulu, Kigoma, Siha, Moshi Rurol, Iringa Urban and Kilolo Offices with immediate effect. .

Job Title: District Coordinators (7 posts)

Reporting to: Head of Field Offices
Responsibilities:
Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM) activities at District, Ward and Health Facility level ,
Working closely with the office of the District Commissioner and District Council to ensure smooth implementation of SAM activities in the district.
Organize/attend periodic meetings at community level to mobilize citizens and raise their awareness on accountability issues. .
Attend all Full Council meetings to track commitments and decisions made for monitoring of SAM district action plan.
Conduct field visits for monitoring performance of health provision in the District and the agreed SAM action points.
Promptly share with respective departments issues that come up during the implementation / monitoring of activities in the district.
Officially and or informally engage with Ward Executive Officers {WEOs) Community Development Officers {CDOs) Village Executive Officers (VEOs) Facility In charges and its governing committees on promoting accountability.
Encourage dialogue on health and finance related issues between citizens and their leaders at village and ward level.
Encourage participation of religious leaders, political leaders, opinion leaders, disadvantaged groups such as people with disability, people living with HIV / AIDS in all activities aimed at promoting transparency and accountability at local level.
Drafting and sharing progress made to head of Field Office on daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
Facilitate preparations of SAM reports with. a clear alignment to organization work plans and strategic plan
Coordinating Interdepartmental Specific Activities -at District level -
Follow up and monitor performance of health service provision through tracking progress, surveys, data collection and analysis at district and facility levels.
Promoting community participation and accountability in monitoring health and finances with focus on human resource for health, availability of health commodities (including CD4 count machine), budget information and the importance of using existing complaint mechanisms.
Disseminate Sikika publications and track how such publications support citizens in understanding critical issues and how such information enables them to take actions.
Engage with local media for. Advocacy and contribute to Sikika's quarterly newsletter by sending stories, best experiences and lessons from the field.
Draft quarterly reports and fill in outcome journals for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Joint Advocacy and Relationship with Other Actors:- _
Foster a good working relationship with Office of the Regional Commissioner (RC), District Commissioner (DC), and District Executive Director (DED) and health facilities in charges by having periodic consultations end feedback. . : _
Coordinate With other CSOs in the district organizing experience sharing sessions at district level with the purpose o~ drawing lessons for advocacy work.
Under guidance and in consultation with Head of Field Office in Dodoma, represent Sikika in all stakeholders meetings at district level and Regional level

Qualifications:
University degree or equivalent qualification in the following, or related, fields: Sociology, Community Development, Rural Development and Project Planning Management (Master's level will be an added advantage).
At least 2 years of experience in relevant field of work
Proven ability to manage projects and achieve results
Fully- proficient in oral and written English Computer skills -
Experience in analyzing written works _
Possess reasonable skills in coordination, networking and Research.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

If you think you are suitable for this job, we encourage you to send:
A one-page cover letter explaining why you believe that your competencies and experiences are suitable for this job
An updated CV that includes your contact details and names and contacts of 3 references
Send your application to: The. Human Resources and Administration Manager at Sikika, through jobs@sikika.or.tz
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for receiving application is 25th February, 2016

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Researcher at REPOA

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY

REPOA is an independent research institution, registered under the laws of Tanzania in 1994 which primarily undertakes research on socio-economic and development issues to influence inclusive development and pro-poor policy. The organization aims to undertake, facilitate and encourage strategic research; develop the capacity of the intellectual resource; and facilitate and stimulate the utilization of research findings.

REPOA is currently seeking applications from interested individuals for the position of Researcher.

Job Summary:

The purpose of this role is to participate in the various strategic researches in achieving REPOA strategic mandate.
Summary of duties and responsibilities
  1. Participate in development of concept notes and terms of reference for various research assignments.
  2. Participate in development of data collection processes and tools.
  3. Participate in development of research proposals and research design in response to internal strategic needs, call for proposals, or terms of references.
  4. Participate in review/evaluation of research proposals and/or in identification of reviewers for various research proposals and research outputs.
  5. Carry out data analysis and report writing for various research projects.
  6. Train research assistants and assistant researchers, manage fieldwork and ensure effective data processing for various research projects.
  7. Participate in needs identification for strengthening the capacity of various stakeholders.
  8. Participate in preparation of work plans and budgets for various research programs.
  9. Undertake publications based on research and new developments in the relevant areas of specialization.
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Required Qualifications

PhD or Master Degree in social sciences or other relevant field with a minimum of three years of experience and three good publications.

Mode of Application:

Qualified applicants are welcome to apply and should send their typed application letter and detailed CV including three referees to the address below by 26th February 2016.

REPOA is an equal opportunity employer.

Only selected applicants who meet requirements will be considered for an interview. Those who do not hear from REPOA should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director, REPOA

157 Mgombani Street, Regent Estate P.O. Box 33223, Dar es Salaam

Phone: (22) 2700083 / 0784 555 655 Fax: (22) 2775738

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Employment Post at The US Embassy

Vacancy Announcement Number: 16/022

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Dispatcher in the General Services Section – Motorpool Unit.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The incumbent is responsible for the scheduling and dispatching of motor pool vehicles and drivers.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

50%
Responsible for assigning drivers to vehicles and trucks and setting schedules for rotating shift drivers for Motor pool and other agencies as required. Oversees daily scheduling of over 40 vehicles and also dispatches official vehicles for ICASS, Program, and other U.S. Agencies that subscribe to vehicle operations under ICASS. Troubleshoots issues surrounding the scheduling of vehicles and drivers and corrects situations, reporting results to motor pool supervisor. Coordinates with Motor pool mechanics on availability and performance of vehicles. Performs the duties of Motor pool Supervisor or Deputy Supervisor in their absence. Act as chauffeur if required. Demonstrates excellent customer service to USG customers.

50%
Responsible for collecting and entering data on motor vehicle use to include mileage records, fuel consumption, vehicle registration information, driver information, passenger/agency details for the purpose of producing reports and ICASS workload counts; monitor fuel consumption on upcountry trips and report any cleanliness. Produces billings for other authorized use and workload counts for supervisor’s review. Responsible for recording time and attendance and producing pay period reports for review by supervisor. Schedules for annual leave for motor pool staff.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

Education:
Completion of Secondary School or qualified vocational school is required.

Experience:
Four years’ experience in motor vehicle operations, such as vehicle registrations, driver/dispatcher, mechanics/garage, supply or procurement and some experience as a dispatcher is required.

Language:
English Level III (good working knowledge) and Kiswahili Level IV (fluent) is required. (This will be tested)

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to adapt quickly and calmly to changing circumstances; plan, initiate, organize and allocate resources to accomplish program needs through the defective and efficient use of available resources; resolve difficult problems and suggest solutions to supervisors. Interface with mission personnel regarding schedules land requests for services. Must possess valid Class C driver’s license. Must have computer skills that allow for data entry and manipulation of data in programs so as to produce reports is required. (This will be tested).

Job Knowledge:
Must be knowledgeable in local traffic laws and regulations. Must have thorough knowledge of the local streets and roads throughout Tanzania. Familiarity with defensive driving techniques, vehicle safety policies, and basic automotive mechanics. Must demonstrate ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, and data base applications. Must have thorough understanding of Department of Embassy motor pool policies and procedures. Must have knowledge in planning and implementing transportation for VIP visits, including building motorcades is required.

SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specially address the required applications above in their application.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
1. USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
2. USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
3. FS on LWOP

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

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Africa Portfolio Manager—Knowledge Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research at Engender Health

VACANCY

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TITLE: Africa Portfolio Manager—Knowledge Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research
PROGRAM/OFFICE: Monitoring and Evaluation
REPORTSTO: Director of Knowledge Management, Headquarters (New York)
<!--[if mso & !supportInlineShapes & supportFields]> ;SHAPE ;* MERGEFORMAT <![endif]--><!--[if gte vml 1]> <![if !mso]> <![endif]> Engender Health is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available today and for generations to come
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JOBSUMMARY:

The Africa Portfolio Manager for Knowledge Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research (KM/MER) will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania or Lome, Togo and will report to the Director for KM/MER at Engender Health headquarters. The Manager is primarily responsible for providing KM and ME&R technical assistance to Engender Health programs and projects in the Africa region (Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote D’Iviore, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda,). In particular, the Manager will provide organizational oversight; build capacityandensure quality in all KM/ME&R activities conducted by Engender Health programs and projects in the Africa region.

Specific Responsibilities:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Ensure quality, standardized approaches to KM/ME&R for programs in the Africa region
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Provide organizational oversight and ensure quality in program monitoring and use of data for decision-making
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Provide strategic advice on using data for improving program, development and operational inputs
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Develop and implement an KM/ME&R plan for the Africa region
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Support field staff in developing and implementing evaluation and research studies, conducting data analysis, disseminating results and writing briefs, reports & peer-reviewed publications
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Review performance management plans, indicators, data quality assurance plans and data collection tools developed by field staff
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Build M,E&R capacity within Engender Health’s Africa programs and promote knowledge exchange among M,E&R staff in Engender Health’s Africa programs
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->As part of the HQ KM/ME&R collaborate in the development of organizational KM /ME&R standards, tools and approaches
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Lead development of performance management plans and indicators for concept papers and proposals for the Africa region, as requested
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Conduct ethical and content reviews of study proposals and tools as part of the E&RSOP process, provide training on evaluation and research SOPs, and serve as a key member of the Engender Health Ethical and Technical Review Committee


<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Provide assistance for design and implementation of research and evaluation proposals, as requested by headquarters
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Conduct capacity building workshops and provide on-the –job training to a pool of staff in the application of Reality Check, as requested
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Produce reports, articles, papers and/or other materials
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Participate in hiring processes for M,E&R staff at field level, provide input into job descriptions and performance reviews
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Represent Engender Health at M,E&R technical working groups and other meetings in the Africa region
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Master’s in public health or related field; PhD preferred
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in reproductive health or related areas
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in providing technical assistance to field programs in M,E&R, including in building capacity
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Solid experience in program monitoring and use of data for decision-making
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Solid experience in the design, implementation and reporting of research and evaluation studies
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Exceptional analytical skills
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Excellent computer skills, with knowledge of necessary analytic software applications (quantitative and qualitative, such as Stata, SPSS, Nvivo, and Atlas.ti)
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Significant long- and or short-term experience in providing field-based TA in reproductive health, preferably family planning
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Willingness to travel (up to 50%time)
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Fluency in English and French required, proficiency in Swahili desirable
<!--[if !supportLists]-->§ <!--[endif]-->Work permit for Tanzania/Togo
To Apply
Submit your application to JRugahenda@engenderhealth.org by 29th February 2016.
Engender Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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