The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) is a Government institution established through the Cereals and Other Produce Act No. 19 of 2009 to provide for promotion and development of cereals and other agricultural produce and to provide for other related matter. According to the act, the main function of the Board is to carry out commercial activities and such other activities as are necessary, advantageous or proper for the development of the cereals and other produce industry. The Headquarters is responsible for providing Branch Offices with technical and professional support, establishing standards, systems and procedures for resources management, utilization, capacity building, coordinating the Board’s technical services, 2 monitoring and evaluating the performance of field operations. All operational matters of the CPB are handled at the Branches, and that the Headquarters deals with strategic management issues.



 (i) Develop and appraise basic procurement, storage and marketing objectives for the Branch;
(ii) Responsible for Procurement, Storage and Marketing of cereals and other produce for the Branch; (iii) Liaise with cereals and other produce stakeholders in the zone for the procurement, storage and marketing of cereals and other produce;
(iv) Initiate and/or administer specific programmes and procedures aiming at ensuring the realization of procurement, storage and marketing objectives and execution of policies;
(v) Setting or defining the Branch’s annual procurement, storage and marketing goals or targets;
(vi) Monitor the implementation of procurement, storage and marketing action plans/work programmes by officers in the Branch;
(vii) Implement cereals and other produce marketing and pricing policies;
(viii) Monitor implementation of the cereals and other produce procurement, storage and marketing programmes and making regular plan reviews and report program thereof;
(ix) Assist in soliciting for strategic investors and co-ordination of investors for investment in procurement, storage and marketing of cereals and other produce;
(x) Prepare quarterly and annual reports on procurement, storage and marketing of cereals and other produce for the Branch;
(xi) Provide overall leadership/guidance to the Branch staff; and
(xii) Undertake any other duties, as may be directed by the Director General.

Master’s Degree either in Commerce, Economics, Agriculture Economics, Business Administration from a recognized institution or its equivalent qualifications from recognized University or Institution.
Demonstrated knowledge of both local and global cereals and other produce industries is required. Proven track record of at least eight (8) years in a senior management position, three (3) years of which in the cereals and other produce industry or related industry performing Procurement, Storage and Marketing activities.

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 letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to
Presidents Office, 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
8 Kivukoni Road, 
P.O. Box 63100, 
11102 Dar Es Salaam. 
xiii. Deadline for application is 28th March, 2019;
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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