RE ADVERTISED JOB OPPORTUNITIES ANNOUNCED AT Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA)

TFDA is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) which is responsible for regulating safety, quality and effectiveness of Food, Medicines, Cosmetics, Medical devices and diagnostics. It is established under Section 4 (1) of the Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2003 and became operational on 1st July 2003.

 2.1 DRUG REGISTRATION OFFICERS (2 POSTS)

2.1.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To review and evaluate documentation of product applied for registration of generic medicines, cosmetics, medical devices, In Vitro Diagnostics and promotional materials applied for registration; ii. To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports to head of section;
iii. To update the relevant product registration database;
iv. To attend and respond to customer enquiries related to product registration; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above as may be assigned by superiors

2.1.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent qualifications in the related field from any recognized institution.

2.1.3 Remuneration:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.2 DRUG REGISTRATION OFFICERS - MEDICAL DEVICE AND IVD (2 POSTS)

2.2.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To review and evaluate documentation of product applied for registration of generic medicines, cosmetics, medical devices, In Vitro Diagnostics and promotional materials applied for registration; ii. To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports to head of section;
iii. To update the relevant product registration database;
iv. To attend and respond to customer enquiries related to product registration; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above as may be assigned by superiors

2.2.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor Degree either in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Biomedical Engineering from any recognized institution.

 2.2.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.3 FOOD REGISTRATION OFFICERS (3 POSTS)

2.3.1 Duties and Responsibilities

i. To review and evaluate documentation concerning food products applied for registration;
ii. To evaluate food products applied for registration;
iii. To evaluate food promotional materials;
iv. To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports to Head of Section;
v. To update the relevant food products registration database;
vi. To attend and respond to customer enquiries related to food products registration; and
vii. To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.3.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Science either in Food Sciences, Food Technology, Human Nutrition, or Biotechnology from recognized higher learning institution.

2.3.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.4 FOOD INSPECTOR (14 POSTS)

2.4.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct inspections of food according to the relevant field;
ii. To prepare and submit inspection reports according to SOPs;
iii. To process applications for registration of premises, licences and permits for imports and exports of food. To supervise destruction of unfit food;
iv. To prepare progress reports and submit to the relevant authorities;
v. To develop and maintain good relations with customers; and
vi. To perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.4.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor degree either in Food Sciences, Food Technology, Environmental Health Sciences or related field from any recognized institution.

2.4.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.5 ASSISTANT DRUGS INSPECTOR (19 POSTS)

2.5.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct inspections of medicines, cosmetics and medical devices according to relevant field;
ii. To conduct general inspection at port of entry;
iii. To conduct and prepare inspection reports;
iv. To check and verify import/export license and permit applications;;
v. To prepare progress reports and submit to relevant authorities; and
vi. To perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.5.2 Qualifications and Experience
Diploma in pharmaceutical science or related field from recognized institution

2.5.3 REMUNERATION: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.6 LABORATORY ANALYST - MEDICINE LABORATORY (1 POST) 2.6.1

Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct analysis of product samples;
ii. To Prepare and submit analytical results report;
iii. To update the relevant laboratory database;
iv. To train and give guidance to subordinates; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.6.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor degree either in Pharmacy, Food Sciences, Food Technology, Microbiology, Herbal Medicine, Botany, and Chemistry Biotechnology from any recognized institution.

2.6.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.7 LABORATORY ANALYST - MEDICAL DEVICE LABORATORY (1 POST)

2.7.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct analysis of product samples;
ii. To Prepare and submit analytical results report;
iii. To update the relevant laboratory database;
iv. To train and give guidance to subordinates; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.7.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Biotechnology or related field from recognized institution

2.8 LABORATORY ANALYST - FOOD LABORATORY (1 POST)

2.8.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct analysis of product samples;
ii. To Prepare and submit analytical results report;
iii. To update the relevant laboratory database; iv. To train and give guidance to subordinates; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.8.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Science either in Food Sciences, Food Technology, Environmental Sciences or related field from recognized institution

2.8.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.9 LABORATORY ANALYST - MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY (1 POST)

 2.9.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To conduct analysis of product samples;
ii. To Prepare and submit analytical results report;
iii. To update the relevant laboratory database;
iv. To train and give guidance to subordinates; and
v. To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors

2.9.2 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Science either in Microbiology, Food Sciences, and Food Technology, Biology or related field from any recognized institution.

2.9.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.10 TECHNICIAN - FOOD LABORATORY (3 POSTS)

2.10.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. To analyze samples;
ii. To prepare of reagents;
iii. To keep samples in safe custody before analysis;
iv. To train and give guidance to the subordinate;
v. To keep the working bench clean and tidy before and after analysis;
vi. To keep the laboratory equipment’s, instruments and apparatus in safe custody;
vii. To report faults and breakage of equipment of laboratory;
viii.Recording results, prepare reports and submit to the superiors; and ix. To perform any other duties that they may be assigned by superiors

2.10.2 Qualifications and Experience
Ordinary Diploma in Laboratory Technology, Food Sciences, Food Technology or its equivalent from any recognized institution.

2.10.3 Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

2.11 ASSISTANT TECHNICIAN (3 POSTS)

 2.11.1 Duties and Responsibilities
i. Cleaning of laboratory equipment and arrangement of instruments;
ii. Supervision of cleaning of the laboratory;
iii. Cleanliness status labelling of instruments and benches;
iv. Weighing of samples and preparation of reagents;
v. Perform simple analysis using simple parameters under supervision;
vi. Recording results, prepare reports and submit to the superiors;
vii. Prepare reports and submit to superiors; and
viii.To perform any other duties that they may be assigned by superiors

2.11.2 Qualifications and Experience
Form IV Secondary Education Certificate plus certificate in laboratory Assistant with Trade Test Three (III) from VETA or any recognized institutions

2.11.3 REMUNERATION: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

GENERAL CONDITIONS 
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except 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 22nd 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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