Director General

Published by Jobstanzania on 9:27:00 pm

POSITION: Director General Tanzania Forestry Research Institute
PLACE: Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI )

DUTY STATION : Headquarters, Morogoro
REPORTS TO : The Board of Directors


  • · Chief Executive Officer of the Institute
  • · Accounting Officer of the Institute
  • · Responsible to the Board of Directors.
  • · Overall in- charge of planning organizing coordinating and controlling the
  • Institute’s activities.
  • · Ensure that the organization’s research and other scientific and administrative
  • activities are of the highest standards and reflect National Priorities.
  • · Responsible for interpretation and implementation of technical, financial, legal
  • and administrative policies of the Institute.
  • · Chief spokesman of the Institute
  • · Ensure the role of forestry research is well known to policy makers both at
  • national and international levels
  • · Ensures that forestry research results are made available to relevant
  • stakeholders/ end- users
  • · Chief overseer of Forestry Research in the Institute.
  • · PhD in Forestry/Natural Resources related Science from a recognized University.
  • · Not less than 10 years of forestry/natural resources research experience
  • · Has published not less than 10 scientific papers in recognized Journals
  • · Not less than 5 years of administrative experience
  • · Must be computer literate in data processing and analysis in forestry and /or
  • natural resources related sciences.
  • · M.Sc. degree in Forestry / Natural Resources related Sciences from a
  • recognized University
  • · Not less than 15 years of forestry/Natural Resources related Science research
  • experience.
  • · Has published at least 15 scientific papers in recognized Journals.
  • · Has not less than 8 years of administrative experience
  • · Must be computer literate in data processing and analysis in forestry and/or
  • natural resource related Sciences.
  • · Will be in line with current Treasury Registrar’s Salary Scale PSRSS 21.
  • · Fringe benefits in accordance with the Treasury Registrar’s Circulars issued from
  • time to time.
AGE LIMIT : Not above 55 years

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old, however,
should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having
reliable contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.

iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this

iv. The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the
subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which
will make the application invalid.

v. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
- 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 respective boards
- One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.

vii. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
viii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the
CV will necessitate to legal action
ix. Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should
route their application letters through their respective employers.
x. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should
not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC.
45/257/01/D/140 dated 30th November, 2010.
xi. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply.
xii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
xiii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU)
xiv. Dead line for application is 9th April, 2013 at 3:30 p.m
xv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xvi. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xvii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on the date for interview
xviii. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
xix. Application Letters Should Be Posted To The Following Address. Hand Delivery Is Not Acceptable:

Public Service Recruitment  Secretariat, 
P. O. Box 63100
Dar es Salaam



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