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VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT

On behalf of the Prime Minister’s Office, Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons
with Disability and The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to apply for the post of Chief Executive Officer of the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) and other 40 posts of different cadres for the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) respectively.


1.0 CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH AUTHORITY (OSHA) – RE-ADVERTISED

1.1 BACKGROUND

The Government through the Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP) established Occupational Safety and Health Authority under the Executive Agency Act No. 30 of 1997. Occupational Safety and Health Agency was officially launched on 31st August, 2001. It has been set up with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of workers and of workplaces. This will be achieved by promoting occupational safety and health (OSH) practices in order to prevent occupational injuries and diseases and ultimately achieve better productivity. The primary objective of the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) is to ensure creation and maintenance of ideal work environments which are free from occupational hazards that may cause injuries or illness to all employees in work environment. This will be achieved by promoting occupational health and safety practices in order to reduce accidents and occupational diseases, and ultimately achieve better productivity.


JOB TITTLE: – Chief Executive Officer

REPORTS TO: Permanent Secretary- Prime Minister’s Office- Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disability

SUPERVISES: Directors, Heads of Units and Zonal Managers


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Chief Executive is the Agency’s Accounting Officer and shall specifically be responsible for:

i. Preparation and submission of strategic business plans and associated budgets;

ii. Implementation of the approved plans, including the achievement of performance targets;

iii. Organization and Management of the assets and resources allocated to the Agency efficiently, effectively, economically and in accordance with the principle of fairness and equality as outlined in the Executive Agencies Act and its Regulations;

iv. Management and allocation of the assets and resources allocated to the Agency;

v. Preparation and provision of Agency performance reports and financial statements to the Permanent Secretary;

vi. Ensuring that all aspects of the management and organization are kept under review and they suit OSHA’s business needs;

vii. Contributing to the development and formulation of policy changes, including assessing the impact and practicability of proposed policy changes and ensure those changes are implemented efficiently;

viii. Promoting public confidence in the expertise and quality of its service and impartiality of the Agency decisions.


1.2 QUALIFICATIONS

i. Master Degree either in Occupational Safety and Health, Medicine, Environmental Health Science, Engineering in (Mechanical, Geological, Electrical or Chemical), or any other related fields;

ii. At least ten (10) years working experience in Senior position of which six (6) years should be in Senior Management position in reputable organization; and

iii. Age should be below fifty (50) years.

2.0 FOURTY (40) POSTS FROM TANZANIA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY (TFDA) – AGE SHOULD NOT BE ABOVE 45 YEARS OLD.


2.0.1 Background

Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children which is responsible for regulation of quality, safety and effectiveness of food, medicines, cosmetics and medical devices for the purpose of protecting and promoting public health. TFDA is established under Section 4 (1) of the Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Cap 219. The Authority seeks to recruit competent, open-minded, result oriented with high integrity Tanzanians to fill the following vacancies:

2.0.2 POST: FOOD INSPECTOR – Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION- Namanga 1, Sirari 1, Dar es Salaam Port 2

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– Conduct inspections according to the established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

– Prepare and submit inspection reports according to SOPs

– Process applications for registration of premises, licences, imports and exports permits of food

– Supervise destruction of unfit products

– Prepare status reports on permits, imports and exports of food

– Develop and maintain good relations with customers

– Perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION

Bachelor of Science or its equivalent either in Food Science, Food Technology, Environmental Health Sciences or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.


2.0.3 POST: ASSISTANT FOOD INSPECTOR – Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION: Dar es salaam 3, Kasumulu 1.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– General inspection at port of entry

– To Screen products

– To document verification

– To conduct and prepare inspection reports

– To check and verify import/export licence and permit applications

– To prepare reports

– To perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in Food Technology, Food Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.

2.0.4 POST: DRUG INSPECTOR – Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION: Dar es Salaam (Eastern Zone) 2, Arusha 1, and

Dodoma 1

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Conduct inspections according to the established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

– Prepare and submit inspection reports according to SOPs

– Process applications for registration of premises, licences, imports and exports permits of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices

– Supervise destruction of unfit products

– Prepare status reports on licence, permit, import and exports of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices

– Develop and maintain good relations with customers

– Perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Science or its equivalent either in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Microbiology or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.

2.0.5 POST: ASSISTANT DRUG INSPECTOR – Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION: Horohoro 1, Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) 1, Tunduma 1

and Mutukula 1

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– General inspection at port of entry

– To Screen products

– To conduct and prepare inspection reports

– To check and verify import/export licence and permit applications

– To prepare reports

– To perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology, Microbiology or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.


2.0.6 POST: FOOD ANALYST – two (2) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To conduct analysis of samples

– To prepare and submit analysis results report.

– To update the relevant laboratory database

– To train and give guidance to subordinates

– To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Science or its equivalent either in Food Sciences, Food Technology, Microbiology, and Chemistry, Biotechnology or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.

2.0.7 POST: DRUG ANALYST – two (2) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To conduct analysis of samples

– To prepare and submit analysis results report.

– To update the relevant laboratory database

– To train and give guidance to subordinates

– To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors.


QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Science or its equivalent either in Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine, Botany, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or related field from recognized Universities or institutions.

2.0.8 POST: LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (FOOD)-Five (5) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM–3 Mwanza – 2

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To analyse samples

– To prepare reagents

– To keep samples in safe custody before analysis

– To train and give guidance to the subordinate

– To keep the working bench clean and tidy before and after analysis

– To keep the laboratory equipment’s, instruments and apparatus in safe custody

– To report faults and breakage of equipment of laboratory

– Recording results prepare reports and submit to the superiors

– To perform any other duties that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Ordinary Diploma either in Food Sciences or its equivalent from recognized Universities or institutions.


2.0.9 POST: LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (DRUG)-Five (5) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM – 3 and Mwanza – 2

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To analyse samples

– To prepare reagents

– To keep samples in safe custody before analysis

– To train and give guidance to the subordinate

– To keep the working bench clean and tidy before and after analysis

– To keep the laboratory equipment’s, instruments and apparatus in safe custody

– To report faults and breakage of equipment of laboratory Recording results prepare reports and submit to the superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Ordinary Diploma either in Pharmaceutical Sciences or its equivalent from recognized Universities or institutions.

2.0.10 POST: LABORATORY ASSISTANT (DRUG)-One (1) post

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Cleaning of laboratory equipment and arrangement of instruments

– Supervision of cleaning of the laboratory

– Cleanliness status labelling of instruments and benches

– Weighing of samples and preparation of reagents

– Perform simple analysis using simple parameters under supervision

– Recording results, prepare reports and submit to the superiors

– Prepare reports and submit to superiors

– To perform any other duties that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Holder of form IV Secondary Education Certificate and Certificate in Laboratory Assistant from any recognized Universities or institutions or who has acquired Trade Test Grade Three (III) or Level One from VETA.

2.0.11 POST: LABORATORY ASSISTANT (Food)-One (1) post

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Cleaning of laboratory equipment and arrangement of instruments

– Supervision of cleaning of the laboratory

– Cleanliness status labeling of instruments and benches

– Weighing of samples and preparation of reagents

– Perform simple analysis using simple parameters under supervision

– Recording results prepare reports and submit to the superiors

– Prepare reports and submit to superiors

– To perform any other duties that they may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Holder of form IV Secondary Education Certificate and Certificate in Laboratory Assistant from any recognized Universities or institutions or who has acquired Trade Test Grade Three (III) or Level One from VETA.

2.0.12 POST: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

OFFICER-Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM 2, Mbeya 1 and Arusha 1

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To allocate MIS resources to users

– To monitor use of MIS resources

– To develop and review Webpages for TFDA websites

– To prepare and maintain computer systems backups

– To develop application software as may be required

– To develop and maintain TFDA communication network, application System and databases

– To provide technical support to ICT system users

– To develop various reports as may require by users

– To carry out any other duties related to the above as may assigned by superiors.


QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor degree either in Computer Science, Information Technology or its equivalent from recognized Universities or Institutions.


2.0.13 POST: DRUG REGISTRATION OFFICER-Four (4) posts

DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

– To review and evaluate documentation of product applied for Registration

– To evaluate generic medicines, cosmetics, medical devices and promotional materials applied for registration

– To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports to head of section

– To update the relevant product registration database

– To attend and respond to customer enquiries related to product registration

– To perform any other duties related to the above as may be assigned by superiors


QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor Degree either in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Bio-Medical Engineering, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory Technology, Microbiology,

Pharmacology, Toxicology, Biotechnology or related field from recognized Universities or institutions


GENERAL CONDITIONS

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania.

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 academic certificates;

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates,

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts,

 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates,

 Computer Certificate,

 Professional certificates from relevant authorities,

v. Form VI and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted,

vi. Testimonials and all Partial transcripts will not be accepted,

vii. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action,

viii. Applicants employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers,

ix. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply,

x. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts,

xi. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified 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. The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and the applicant’s birth certificate. Deadline for application is 04 July, 2017.

xiv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate,

xv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview,

xvi. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,

All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)

NOTE: APPLICATION LETTER MUST BE ATTACHED DURING APPLICATION SUBMISSION. APPLICATION LETTER SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

APPLY ONLINE THROUGH


OR

THE SECRETARY,

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT,

MAKTABA COMPLEX,

27 BIBI TITI MOHAMED ROAD,

P.O.BOX 63100,

11102 DAR ES SALAAM

SECRETARY
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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