JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT TANZANIA FOOD AND NUTRITION CENTRE (TFNC)

TANZANIA FOOD AND NUTRITION CENTRE (TFNC) 

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) is the source of the Government’s policy of first phase of dealing with the problem of malnutrition in the country. Following the introduction of the 1967 Arusha Declaration attitude was to strengthen social services, particularly in rural areas. In 1968 former President the late Mwalimu J. K. Nyerere repeated emphasis on the importance of nutrition in the development of people and the nation as a whole. That was a major impetus in the fight against malnutrition in the country. The Ministry of Health has already had a nutrition unit. Ministry of Agriculture and Education have introduced their units’ nutrition. By the year 1969, 27 districts in 16 regions were initiated its units nutrition.

RESEARCH OFFICER II– STATISTICS (1 POST) 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i. To assist in collecting and processing data related to nutrition
ii. To participate in analyzing data related to nutrition
iii. To participate in designing research tools related to nutrition studies
iv. To participate in producing the Centre’s periodic reports
v. To assist in compiling centre’s periodic report
vi. To perform any other duties assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Holder of an upper second class Honours degree in Statistics from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years of working experience in a reputable organization.

REMUNERATION 
Salary Scale: PRSS 2.

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT II -(1POST) 2.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i. To prepare petty cash vouchers
ii. To receive and keep in proper custody all suppliers bills
iii. To assist in checking arithmetical accuracy of accounting records
iv. To maintain accounts records
v. To assist in preparing bills and other debt documents
vi. To perform any other duties assigned

 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE 
Holder of Accounting Technician Certificate (ATEC)/Foundation Stage of CPA(T) or its equivalent from a recognized institution

 REMUNERATION 
Salary Scale: PGSS 3.1 2.3DRIVER II (1POST)

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i. To make sure that a vehicle being driven out of the Centre has a Valid written permit
ii. To dispatch, collect and distribute various documents including mail
iii. To maintain log sheets for all journey
iv. To undertake minor repairs of centres vehicles v. To follow-up regular services of centre vehicles and routine check-up of vehicles
vi. To maintain all vehicles and accessories in good condition vii. To perform any other duties assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Holder of at least Form IV Certificate, valid Driving License Class “C” and must have a clean records in driving with at least four (4) years of working experience. 1.1 Remuneration Salary Scale: POSS 3

GENERAL CONDITIONS 
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except for those who are in Public Service;
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;
  Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
 Birth certificate.
v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
 Form IV and form VI results slips;
 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply; viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE); x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, 
Presidents Office,
 Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, 
P.O. Box 63100, 
Maktaba Complex, 
11102 Dar Es Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 27th November, 2018 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
 xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;
NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’) SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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