Bofya hapa kujiunga na makundi yetu ya Whatsapp
Home JOB 4 New Job Opportunities at Tanzania - Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

4 New Job Opportunities at Tanzania – Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

4 New Job Opportunities at Tanzania – Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

Overview
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a Statutory Institution owned by the two Governments of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia on a 50/50 share holding basis. With the registered Head Office being in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, TAZARAhastwo Regional Administrative Centres —one in Mpika, Zambia and the other in Dar es Salaam. Some senior management positions (listed below) have fallen vacant at the Head Office and at the Regional Office in Tanzania.

New Job Opportunities at The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) 2021:Suitably qualified nationals of Tanzania and Zambia are encouraged to apply for the under listed management positions below….

Marketing Manager
Reporting to 
Managing Director
Salary Scale: TSG 14
Location : Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Number of Positions : One(1)
Job Purpose

The MM formulates, directs and controls marketing systems in order to sustain operations of the Authority and ensures the Authority meets its profit goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulates, reviews and controls short and long term marketing plans to meet the needs of customers and the Authority;
  • Develops and implements suitable tariff structures in order to enhance the Authority’s earnings;
  • Reviews marketing policies in order to determine their effectiveness and as a way of responding to the changing marketing situations;
  • Directs the development of policies for monitoring the performance of freight and passenger services of the Cost and Profit Centres;
  • Motivates and promotes positive attitude to work among employees, particularly those under the marketing umbrella; and
  • Prepares annual budgets and ensures that the department operates within the approved allocations.
4 New Job Opportunities at Tanzania - Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

Core Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects;
  • Good understanding of applicable tax, pension and other statutory obligations;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; and
  • Must be a team player.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Form IVA/I Certificate of Tanzania or Grade 12 Certificate of Zambia;
  • A Degree in Marketing or Business Administration;
  • A Post-Graduate Degree in Business Administration, MSc Economics or related fields, will be an added advantage;
  • Ten (10) years of relevant experience at senior level;
  • Registered member of an appropriate professional body; and
  • Not less than 35 years of age.

Head Finance
Reporting to
 : Regional General Manager
Salary Scale: TSG 13
Location : Regional Office (Tanzania), Dar es Salaam
Number of Positions : One (1)
Job Purpose :
The HF is responsible for managing and controlling accounting functions for the Regional Office with a view to monitoring and advising the Regional General Manager on the utilisation of finances and maximization of Revenue/lncome.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and controls the accounting functions in the Region ensuring that works being performed are in accordance with acceptable financial and management accounting practices, procedures, principals and policies of the Authority;
  • Advises the Regional General Manager on the liquidity position, financial commitments/obligations and general management of funds;
  • Coordinates and authorises all payments for the Cost and Profit Centre;
  • Prepares and submits monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including Trading Accounts, Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets, Liquidity Statements, Bank Balances and Debtors/Creditors Reports;
  • Prepares Internal Accounts and Cash Flow Statements;
  • Prepares adhoc reports for the Regional General Manager reflecting the liquidity position;
  • Liaises constantly with colleagues in other units and the Head Office and participates in inter unit reconciliation exercises;
  • Sources for funds through contacts with the Head Office and Banks; and
  • Confers and participates in all regional management meetings aimed at reviewing strategies and charting new courses of action.
YOU CAN READ >>  New Job Opportunity at Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited - Officer, Infrastructure & Cyber Security
YOU CAN READ >>  New Job Vacancy United Nations (UN) at UNESCO Tanzania - Consultant


Core Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Pastel Accounting Package, Macro Payroll and Microsoft office applications;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects;
  • Good understanding of applicable tax, pension and other statutory obligations;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a team player.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Form IV/VI Secondary School Certificate;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting plus be a Qualified Chartered Accountant with a recognized global body e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA;
  • Eight years, three of which should be at Senior Accountant/Auditor, as relevant experience;
  • Not more than 45 years of age;
  • Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration or related field, will be an added advantage; and
  • Full member of the National Board of Accountant and Auditors (NBAA) in Tanzania.

Head Information Technology (HIT)
Reporting to 
Managing Director
Salary Scale TSG 13
Location Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Number of Positions : One(1)
Job Purpose
The HIT develops, implements and reviews the Information Communication Technology (ICT) policies and procedures, to monitor their effectiveness in the organisation through the provision of reliable IT infrastructure and application systems that are responsive to the needs and demands of the Authority.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements the ICT strategic and operational plans aligned with the organisation’s strategic direction;
  • Develops, implements and oversees the organization’s ICT security structure, Risk Assessment, strategy, Disaster Recovery Plan, and business continuity plans in order to secure information and records;
  • Ensures that all necessary ICT tools, processes and systems are in place to meet the requirements of the business and contribute to the achievement of the organisation’s short, medium and long term goals;
  • Manages all ICT related projects within the organisation, ensuring that they are delivered to required standards and on time in order to provide high quality ICT systems and services;
  • Develops and manages the planning and budgeting for the ICT services to ensure that appropriate resources are made available for the provision of best ICT services that are in line with organizational growth;
  • Supervises the ICT staff and conducts annual staff appraisals, ensuring that any training and development needs within the department are identified and implemented; and
  • Participates in core strategic plans of the organisation.

Core Skills and Competencies:

  • Sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, telecommunications, databases and storage systems;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects;
  • Solid working knowledge of all relevant coding languages and security protocols;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; and
  • Must be a team player.
YOU CAN READ >>  New Job Opportunity at YARA International Tanzania - Commercial Manager
YOU CAN READ >>  New Job Opportunity at Softlink Limited - Digital Designer


Qualifications and experience:

  • Form IVA/I Certificate of Tanzania or Grade 12 Certificate of Zambia;
  • Degree in Computer Sciences/lnformation Management System or its equivalent;
  • A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Eight years of relevant experience, five of which should be at Senior Management level;
  • Not less than 35 years of age;
  • Registered member of the Information Communication Technology Commission (ICTC) in Tanzania or Computer Society of Zambia (CSZ) in Zambia.

CHIEF MECHANICAL ENGINEER (CME)
Reporting to 
Managing Director
Salary Scale TSG 14
Location Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Number of Positions : One(1)
Job Purpose:
The CME is responsible for planning, controlling and coordinating all activities pertaining to the repair, maintenance and operation of locomotives, rolling stock and related mechanical equipment, in order to optimise their availability and reliability as well as enhancing their life span at minimum cost.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directs the design preparation and specifications for rolling stock and related mechanical equipment, including guidelines for performance standards desired in order to ensure conformity to mechanical engineering principles;
  • Develops and implements cost effective maintenance and repair plans, and priorities in order to ensure availability of adequate, reliable and efficient rolling stock and related, mechanical equipment and machinery capable of handling TAZARA’s present and projected volume of traffic;
  • Approves comprehensive schedules for rolling stock operations based on traffic demands, mechanical conditions of locomotives, wagons and coaches etc, ensuring that schedules are not at cross purpose with maintenance plans;
  • Recommends approval for purchase of spare parts and materials for maintenance and project work for rolling stock and other equipment and machinery in order to ensure continuity of operations;
  • Authorises modifications and conversions of existing rolling stock and other related mechanical equipment, ensuring that such modifications or conversions are economical and conform to appropriate specifications and safety standards;
  • Sets performance targets for major mechanical engineering works within TAZARA and continuously monitors actual performance against those targets initiating remedial actions where deviations are noticed in order to maintain acceptable levels of job performance; and
  • Evaluates and reviews maintenance procedures, standards and programmes and provides guidance on technical problems, changes etc.to overcome shortfalls.
YOU CAN READ >>  New Job Opportunity at Embassy of the Republic of Korea - Administrative Assistant


Core Skills and Competencies:

  • Goal-oriented and able to work independently to achieve results, as well as able to collaborate with a diverse team of players;
  • Able to write analytical and technical reports;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects; and
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Form IVA/I Certificate of Tanzania or Grade 12 Certificate of Zambia;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, or its equivalent, from a reputable University;
  • Ten (10) years relevant experience, four (4) of which must be at Senior level in the railway industry;
  • Not less than 35 years of age;
  • A Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration or any related field, will be an added advantage; and
  • Full Member of the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Tanzania or the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).

Conditions of Service:
TAZARA conditions of service will apply. All the above appointments are on permanent and pensionable basis.

Mode of Application:

Only candidates who meet the specified requirements need apply to the address indicated below, enclosing their detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees.
Notes:
Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.
Faxed or electronic applications will NOT be accepted.
APPLY TO:

The Human Resources Manager,
Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA),
Head Office, Julius Nyerere Road,
P.O. Box 2834,
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA.

The deadline for submitting the application is 19th March, 2021.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: