Monday, January 21, 2019

Employment Opportunities at The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (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.
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.

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
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.

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: 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.
a) Form Four with a pass in the 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
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
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.

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