EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ANNOUNCED AT RURAL ENERGY AGENCY (REA)


Rural Energy Agency (REA) is an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of the United Republic of Tanzania. Its main role is to promote and facilitate improved access to modern energy services in rural areas of Mainland Tanzania. REA became operational in October 2007. REA Vision: Transformation of rural livelihoods through provision of modern energy services. REA Mission: To promote and facilitate availability and access to modern energy services in rural Mainland Tanzania.

1.0 DIRECTOR OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGIES (One Post) 

1.0.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR GENERAL 

1.0.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 i. Provides strategic direction and leadership in market development and promotion of modern energy technologies and promotes private sector participation in the modern energy supply;
ii. Enhances private sector engagements, participation and collaborations for increased uptake of modern energy technologies;
iii. Develops strategies for marketing of modern energy technologies;
iv. Coordinates capacity building of stakeholders, project champions to enhance their capacity in project implementation and management of modern energy projects;
v. Facilitates project developers to access funds for project implementation;
vi. Manages the Agency’s database and Energy Management Information System (EMIS) development;
vii. Facilitates environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA);
viii. Develops and implement Information Technology Strategy for the Agency; and
ix. Performs any other duties as may be assigned to him/her by his/her superiors.

1.0.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Masters of Science either in Energy Development Engineering, Project Management or other related fields. Must have experience in energy sector and at least ten (10) years relevant working experience of which five (5) must be in a managerial position.

1.0.4 OTHER COMPETENCIES 
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage team work.

2.0 PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER (1 POST) 
2.0.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR GENERAL

2.0.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i. Promotes, educates and informs the public on the Agency’s activities as well as undertaking complaints handling activities;
ii. Provides advice to the Agency on matters related to public relations;
iii. Markets different technologies;
iv. Plans, develops and implements public relations strategies;
v. Liaises with and answer inquiries from media, individuals and other organizations;
vi. Writes and edits in-house magazines, case studies, speeches and articles;
vii. Prepares and supervises the production of publicity brochures, hand outs, fliers, booklets, posters, newspapers, banners and direct mail;
viii. Plans and implements awareness activities through media, trade fairs, workshops and exhibitions;
ix. Coordinates press briefings for the REA;
 x. Handles customer complaints and queries;
xi. Engages in dialogue with the public as well as media on issues concerning the Agency;
xii. Provides input in updating REA information in the website; and
xiii. Performs any other duties as may be assigned to him/her by his/her superiors.

2.0.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Masters degree in Mass Communication or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/institution with at least eight (8) years relevant working experience of which three (3) must be in a senior position.

2.0.4 OTHER COMPETENCIES 
Excellent writing & Communication skills, Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION (ONE POST) RE ADVERTISED 

3.01 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR GENERAL 

3.0.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Advises the Director General on Human Resource Development and Administration issues such as recruitment, capacity building, Succession planning, labour relations, retention, motivation, performance management and welfare;
ii. Recommends and reviews human resources policies and regulations in support to fulfil the mandate of the Agency; iii. Ensures a conducive working environment in the Agency;
iv. Develops, reviews and provides data support and up-date records on various human resources information systems
v. Carries out human resource planning to determine supply and demand for staffing in the Agency in collaboration with stakeholders in the Agency;
vi. Coordinates implementation of open Performance Review and Appraisal System (OPRAS), assesses appraisal results and prepares implementation reports;
vii. Coordinates and administers employees’ salaries, incentives, terminal benefits and other entitlements and ensures compliance with statutory requirements;
viii. Coordinates facilitation of orientation/induction programs for new employees in the Agency;
ix. Coordinates preparation and implementation of training and development programmes;
x. Facilitates employee relations and welfare including health, safety, sports and culture;
xi. Ensures ethical conducts including prevention of corrupt practices among staff in the Agency;
xii. Implements diversity issues including disability and HIV/AIDS;
xiii. Coordinates implementation of Client Service Charter; and
xiv. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

3.0.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Master Degree either in Public Administration, Human Resources Management or other related fields with at least ten (10) years relevant work experience of which five (5) must be in a managerial position in a reputable organization.

3.0.4 OTHER COMPETENCIES 
Must be computer literate with a good knowledge of at least one Human Resources Information System application software package. Good understanding and knowledge of Employment and Labour Relations Laws, Regulations and Guidelines; Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage team work;

DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES 
4.0.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR GENERAL 

4.0.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
 i. Oversee the technical aspects of procurement of the services of consultants and contractors;
ii. Work closely with the financial sector to promote modern rural energy financing that will support the REF’s own lending activities;
iii. Act as the focal point for coordination between REA, REB, consultants, private investors contractors, and other stakeholders;
iv. Advising REA and Board on all aspects of the energy projects;
v. Work closely with project manager and project officers in appraising projects and ensuring their preparation for REB approval;
vi. Work closely with the training and capacity building manager to develop both in house (internal) and external training and capacity building programs;
vii. Liaise closely with international donors and non-governmental organizations to promote the REF and generate support for the rural energy program; and
viii. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

4.0.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
Masters Degree either in engineering (energy related) or related education and training (such as electrical, hydro or industrial engineering, or construction management,) with at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in energy projects of which five (5) must be in a managerial position.

4.0.4 OTHER COMPETENCIES 
Familiarity with engineering standards for energy projects in Tanzania and Computer literacy will be required.

5.0 Employment Terms: Contract of five (5) years – renewable based on performance

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 letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to
Secretary, 
Presidents Office, 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
8 Kivukoni Road, 
P.O. Box 63100, 
11102 Dar Es Salaam. 
xiii. Deadline for application is 1 st April, 2019    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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