Tuesday, July 4, 2017

THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED 400 JOB VACANCIES TO BE FILLED THIS JULY-2017




THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA





PRESIDENT’S OFFICE PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT Ref. No. EA.7/96/01/148                                                                             03rdJuly, 2017


VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT

On behalf of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill 400 vacant posts as mentioned below.


1.0. BACKGROUND

The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 11 of 1995, and started its operations on 1st  July, 1996.  In carrying out its statutory functions, TRA is regulated by law, and is responsible for administering impartially various taxes of the Central Government.




1.1.1TAX OFFICER II - 116 POSTS


1.1.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to assist in assessing, collection and enforcement of Government taxes and fee in accordance with applicable tax laws, specifically will:
(i)  Assist in the preparation of action plans; (ii) Conduct face vetting of tax returns;
(iii) Conduct desk audit on simple cases and assist in field audits;
(iv) Conduct physical and compliance surveillance surveys; (v) Prepare respective periodic management reports; (vi) Gather information for new taxpayers’ registrations;
(vii) Prepare tax positions for all taxpayers and arrears list and follow up payments; (viii)Conduct face vetting of application for tax exemptions, relief, refunds, motor vehicle
and driver’s license application;
(ix) Process annual motor vehicle licenses renewal, transfers of ownership and issue the licenses; and


(x) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.



1.1.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i) Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Taxation, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration (Finance or Accounting) or its equivalent from a recognized institution/University; and

(ii) Proficient training in relevant field will be an added advantage.

1.1.4 Key Competences

(i)  Leadership and Team Building;
(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and
(vi) Computer Literacy.


1.2.0 CUSTOMS OFFICER II - I45 POSTS
1.2.1DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to process declarations and ensure no anomalies and discrepancies which may affect Government revenue, specifically will:
(i)  Control imports, export and transit goods; (ii) Documentary verification;
(iii) Prepare enquiries and offence files; (iv) Assess and value goods;
(v) Release goods after payment of duties;

(vi) Prepare various returns for Customs & Excise Headquarters;

(vii) Provide information for preparation of Management reports (various); (viii)Conduct the physical verification of goods;
(ix) Perform anti- smuggling patrols; and

(x) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.



1.2.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i) Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Customs, Taxation, Economics, Finance,   Business   Administration   (Accounting/Finance/Marketing),   Law   or   its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University; and



(ii) Proficient training in relevant field will be an added advantage.
1.2.3 Key Competences

(i)  Leadership and Team Building;

(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;

(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and

(vi) Computer Literacy.



1.3.0 BUSINESS ANALYST II - 15 POSTS

1.3.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to assist in overseeing proper operation and maintenance of computer systems, programming and business information systems, specifically will:

(i)  Define business requirements of existing systems and suggest ways for improvements;
modifications or enhancements of the system;
(ii) Develop software applications by using different computer languages; (iii) Test software applications and support software implementation; (iv) Prepare documentation by using different applications;
(v) Participate in the installation of operating systems and application systems; (vi) Support users’ operational problems pertaining to software and hardware; and (vii) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.


1.3.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i)  Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Telecommunications, Information and Communications Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from recognized institution/University; and

(ii) Knowledge of CCNA/CCNP, LANs, WANs, and MANs, Router configuration, VSATs, Switches, and Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) or its equivalent will be an added advantage.



1.3.4 Key Competences

(i)  Leadership and Team Building;


(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;

(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making; and (v) Integrity.
1.4.0. SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR  II - 4 POSTS


1.4.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to ensure effectiveness and smooth operations of the system to users and perform both hardware and software related activities by;

(i) Providing computer support services both for software and hardware for an organization’s employees;
(ii) Testing of computers and ensuring that computer systems are functioning properly;
(iii) Physical setting up of computers and software system installation for various computer applications and programs;
(iv) Identifying and solving any problems  that  affect  computer operating systems;
(v) Discussing  with  individual  staff  members  who  work  on  the  computers  what  the problems  is  in  order  to  figure  out  how  to  help  solve  the  problem.  Individual assessments of computer systems to identify the problem(s);
(vi) Helping in examination of network servers equipment and maintenance; (vii) Maintaining of networking systems;
(viii)Maintaining  and  upgrading  of  computer  systems  or  offering  recommendations on upgrades needed;
(ix) Networking  and  connecting  computers  within  the  same  organization  to  enhance communication;
(x) Training staff and orienting them on how to use computer hardware and software systems;
(xi) Troubleshooting routine problems and maintenance of servers;
(xii) Performing ICT needs assessment and recommending regularly on the optimized requirements and deployment of different ICT assets to meet business requirement of the area;
(xiii)Carrying out other duties as  may be directed by management;
(xiv) Maintaining other computer peripheral devices such as printers and solving printing problems if they arise;
(xv) Coordinating computer maintenance with other Information Technology professionals such as Network Operations staff; and
(xvi) Performing other duties assigned by the supervisor.


1.4.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i)  Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Information and Communications Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from recognized Institution/University; and



(ii) Knowledge  of  ITIL  or  other  IT  Service  Management  processes  will  be  an  added advantage.

1.4.3 Key Competences

(i)  Ability to handle computer hardware and software;
(ii) Well versed with different operating systems and antivirus systems; (iii) Leadership and Team Building;
(iv) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(v) Managing Performance and Accountability; (vi) Integrity; and
(vii) Problem solving and decision making.




1.5.0 HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER   II - 5 POSTS





1.5.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

G e n e r a l d u t i e s a r e t o a s s i s t i n providing g u i d a n c e t o u s e r d e p a r t m e n t s a n d s t a f f o n Human Resources services according to the policies and laid down procedures, specifically will;

( i ) Attend to employee grievances;

(ii) Interprets various regulations to staff;

(iii) Handle pension and terminal benefits schemes; (iv) Coordinate staff performance appraisal process; (v) Handle labour relation matters at workplace;
(vi) Draft letters, circulars and papers related to human resources matters; (vii) Initiate staff requirements for the department;
(viii)Compile training plans and programs; and

(ix) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.



1.5.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

      Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration (Human Resources Management), Sociology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University.


1.5.4 Key Competences

(i) Leadership and Team Building;


(ii)Strategic Focus and Managing Change;

(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and

(vi) Computer Literacy.



1.6.0 LEGAL COUNSEL II - 5 POSTS

1.6.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

G e n e r a l  d u t i e s  a r e  t o  conduct prosecution and litigation of civil and criminal cases related to TRA and promptly report progress on each stage as well as the final outcome, specifically will.
(i)  Identify Court cases which are suitable for settlement out of judicial processes and recommend to the supervisor;

(ii) Draft legal documents as may be assigned;

(iii) Give legal opinions or advise on matters related to functions and operations of TRA; (iv) Propose amendment and give interpretation of laws administered by TRA;
(v) Handle administrative activities of the department as may be directed;


(vi) Identify potential risks in relation to activities of  the department and report to the supervisor;

(vii)  Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports; and

(viii) Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.


1.6.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i)  Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised Institution/University;

(ii) An advocate registered in Tanzania or with a permission of the Chief Justice to practise law as an advocate in Tanzania; and

(iii) Masters’ Degree in Law or Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation/Custom will be an added advantage.


1.6.3 Key Competences

(i)  Leadership and Team Building;
(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and
(vi) Computer Literacy.


1.7.0 ACCOUNTANT  II - 10 POSTS

1.7.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to assist in accounting for revenue collection and / or expenditures in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, specifically will.

(i)  Prepare weekly/monthly revenue collection, transfers, revenue float and tax exemption reports;
(ii) Capture invoices, payment vouchers and credit memos in the expenditure accounting system;
(iii) Prepare salary journal vouchers, deduction schedules, print salary slips and distribute to regions and departments;
(iv) Prepare monthly expenditure reports and supporting schedules;

(v) Prepare budget and physical performance report for the Finance Unit on quarterly basis;
(vi) Participate in quarterly stock taking exercise;

(vii) Ensure that all over-the-counter receipts are banked intact and promptly; (viii)Ensure timely filling of performance report as per QMS requirement; and (ix) Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


1.7.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

(i) Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration (Accounting/Finance) or its equivalent recognised by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors Tanzania and
(ii) Ability to use different Accounting packages/software will be an added advantage.




1.7.3 Key Competences.
(i)  Leadership and Team  Building;

(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;

(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and

(vi) Computer Literacy.



1.8.0 ESTATE OFFICER II LAND MANAGEMENT-  100 POSTS


1.8.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties are to assist effective management and maintenance of buildings and up - keep of physical assets.
(i)   Prepare and implement preventive and corrective maintenance schedules; (ii)  Prepare and update Estate Register and housing inventory;
(iii)  Draft and advice review of lease agreements; (iv)  Certifies and advise payment of rent to landlord;
(v)  Initiate and coordinate the process of acquisition of title deeds for landed properties; (vi) Record and assist to evaluate request or residential    houses to staff;
(vii) Maintain and update the tenancy register for leased in and out premises; and

(viii)Perform other duties as signed by the supervisor.



1.8.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE



(i)  Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Land Management and Valuation, Facilities management, Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University;

(ii) Registered with Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board, Engineers
Registration Board or National Council for Professional Surveyors; and

(iii) Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s Degree either in Land Management and Valuation, Facilities management; Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.
1.8.3 Key Competences

(i)  Leadership and Team Building;



(ii) Strategic Focus and Managing Change;
(iii) Managing Performance and Accountability; (iv) Problem Solving and Decision Making;
(v) Integrity; and
(vi) Computer Literacy.


GENERAL CONDITIONS

(i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age and be ready to be placed in any region within Tanzania mainland;

(ii) Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts;

postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;

(iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;

(iv)        Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates; (a) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
(b) Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
(c) Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates; (d) Computer Certificates;
(e) Professional  certificates from relevant authorities; (f) One recent passport size picture;
(g) Birth certificate
(v)  Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted; (vi)  Testimonials and all Partial transcripts will not be accepted;
(vii) Presentation of forged  certificates and other information  will necessitate to legal action;

(viii) Applicants  employed in the public  service  should route  their application letters through their respective employers;

(ix) Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
(x)  Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; (xi) Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level
education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania
(NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
(xii) Certificates  from foreign Universities  should be verified  by The  Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU);


(xiii) Deadline for application is 17th July, 2017;

(xiv) Applicants   with  special   needs/case   (disability)   are supposed/advised  to indicate;

(xv) Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; and

(xvi) Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,



All applications  must be sent through Recruitment  Portal  by using the following address;  http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (This address  can  also be found at  PSRS Website,  Click Recruitment Portal’)



NOTE: APPLICATION LETTER MUST BE SIGNED AND ATTACHED DURING APPLICATION SUBMISSION BEARING THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
THE SECRETARY, PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT
SECRETARIAT, MAKTABA COMPLEX, 27 BIBI TITI MOHAMED ROAD, P.O.BOX
63100, 11102 DAR ES SALAAM



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