VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT At Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

1.0 INTRODUCTION: 
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established under the Ports Act No. 17 of 2004. The Authority is vested with the obligation and responsibility of developing, managing and promoting the maritime sector in Tanzania mainland. The major role of TPA is to enhance the advantages of the geographical position of Tanzania’s maritime resources to fulfill its mandates including provision of services in relation to loading and unloading of cargo and passenger services at all ports in Tanzania. TPA’s vision is to lead the regional maritime trade and logistics services to excellence and its mission is to develop and manage ports that provide world class maritime services and promote excelling logistics services in eastern, central and southern Africa. TPA continues to undertake substantial improvement measures to turn around its performance in order to maintain competitiveness within the region. As part of on-going improvements a number of job opportunities needs to be filled as mentioned below;

1.1 DIRECTOR OF MARINE AND PORTS OPERATIONS – 1 POST (RE-ADVERTISED) 

Salary Grade: TPSS 2
1.1.1 Station: Headquarters
1.1.2 Reports to: Director General
1.1.3 Objective: To coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and report on the performance of ports, marine operations and; fire and safety services.

1.1.4 Duties and Responsibilities 
(i) In-charge of the Directorate of Marine and Port Operations and the Chief Harbour Master;
(ii) To supervise the provision of marine and port operation services;
(iii) To coordinate the planning of implementation and actual execution of projects;
(iv) To be a custodian and be responsible for physical marine assets maintenance, condition monitoring and replacement, including initiating disposal processes;
(v) To oversee the development and preparation of technical standards and procedures for construction, maintenance and inspection of marine facilities;
(vi) To plan and budget for resources required for development and maintenance of marine facilities; (vii) To formulate and prepare user requirements and documents necessary for procurement of marine plants, equipment and facilities;
(viii) To plan, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and prepare port performance reports on offshore and onshore operations;
(ix) To monitor provision of fire and safety services in ports;
(x) To provide advice and solutions to remove bottlenecks in the provision of marine services, ports operations as well as fire and safety services;
(xi) To enhance consultation among stakeholders and provide a linkage between TPA, Government Ministries, Private Service Providers and other public service institutions involved in ports sector; (xii) To inspect ports and marine operations to assess and verify performance;
(xiii) To participate in the preparation and implementation of fundamental TPA strategic plans;
(xiv) To control and safeguard all resources under the Office of Marine and Port Operations Directorate, including employees, office equipment and finances;
(xv) To perform any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

1.1.5 Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor Degree either in Marine Engineering, Marine Science, Nautical Science or Maritime Transport from any recognized institution with working experience of at least Ten (10) years in related field, of which Seven (7) years should be in senior position in a large, reputable and international organization as a senior Marine Pilot level officer with a Certificate of Competence Class 1. Must also be computer literate and Fluent in English and Swahili languages. An experience as Harbour Master and a possession of Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

1.1.6 Key Competencies 
Leadership capability, team building, strategic focus, managing change, managing performance and accountability, problem solving, human relation, coaching and mentoring, decision making capability, maintain ethics and integrity.

2.0 ELECTRO -MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MANAGER – 1 POST (RE-ADVERTISED) 

2.1 Salary Grade: TPSS
1 2.2 Station: Headquarters
2.3 Reports to: Director of Engineering Services

2.4 Duties and Responsibilities
(i) To conduct weekly survey of mechanical equipment, plants, electrical installations and facilities in order to assess adequacy and submit recommendations on requirement gaps in order to ensure availability;
(ii) To manage equipment, plants and facilities acquisition including designing, preparation of user requirements, user requirement preparation schedules, preparation of procurement forms, follow up with the Directorate of Procurement and Contracts on items under procurement, supervising projects for capital goods and reporting progress;
(iii) To prepare and implement annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly and ad hoc plans, both physical and financial including cash flows for projects of capital goods acquisition and maintenance of the equipment, plants and facilities;
(iv)To manage equipment, plants and facilities acquisition contracts including timely inspections, monitor performance of suppliers in terms of time, quality and scope, conduct contract management meetings, prepare and submit progress reports with recommendations on actions to be taken;
(v) To initiate and enforce Mechanical and Electrical Engineering policies;
(vi)To ensure all Mechanical/Electrical Plants, equipment and Installations Lease procedures have Operational Safety certificates and Licenses;
(vii) To plan and coordinate the disposal and replacement of equipment, plants and facilities;
(viii)To provide electrical and mechanical engineering Services to civil engineering projects;
(ix)To participate in the preparation and implementation of fundamental TPA strategic plans;
(x) To perform any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 2.4.1 Qualifications and Experience 
Master’s Degree either in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from any recognized institution with working experience of at least Eight (8) years of which Five (5) years must be in senior positions and registered by ERB as Professional Engineer. Must also be computer literate and fluent in English and Swahili languages.

2.4.2 Key Competencies 
Leadership capability, team building, strategic focus, managing change, managing performance and accountability, problem solving, human relation, coaching and mentoring, decision making capability, maintain ethics and integrity.

GENERAL CONDITIONS 
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45 years 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;
 Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies;
 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. Overqualified candidates are not expected to apply;
vii. An applicants must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
viii. An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employers;
ix. An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
x. An applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
xi. 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);
xii. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
xiii. An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
xiv. A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English language and Addressed to
Secretary,
Presidents Office, 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
27 BibiTiti Mohammed Road,
P.O. Box 63100, 
Maktaba Complex, 
11102 Dar EsSalaam. 
xv. Deadline for application is 2rd July, 2019 
xvi. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;
xvii. 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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