Director Of Finance And Administration I

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POSITION: Director Of Finance And Administration I – 1 Post - (Readvertised)

PLACE: Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI)


  • · Shall be the Head of the Directorate of Finance & Administration, and Member of the TAFIRI Management Committee
  • · Shall be the Chief Advisor of the Director General in all Financial/Supplies and Administrative/Human Resources matters;
  • · Shall plan, coordinate and control financial/supplies and administrative/human resources matters;
  • · Shall establish and maintain accounting system in accordance with acceptable financial regulations of the Institute;
  • · Shall prepare, in accordance with accepted accounting principles, periodic and annual accounts reports of the Institute;
  • · Shall ensure that the Director General is supplied with up to date information necessary for discharging his responsibilities relating to financial/supplies and administrative/human resources matters;
  • · Shall be responsible for keeping the Director General up to date in regards to the movement of the finances of the Institute by supplying such information and at such frequency as the Director General may direct.
  • · Shall be the overall financial advisor to all other Heads of Directorates and Research Centres in respect of their financial obligations to the Institute and in so doing he/she shall ensure that strict economy is exercised and may inform the Director General if in his/her opinion, any Directorate Head or Centre Director fails to respond satisfactorily to advice and direction regarding efficient and economic discharge of his/her financial responsibility to the Institute.
  • · Shall develop and administer TAFIRI Master Budget in cooperation with other Directorates and Departmental Heads;
  • · Shall be responsible in implementing the personnel and administration policies of the Institute;
  • · Shall be responsible for human resources planning and development;
  • · Shall be responsible for initiating the recruitment and appointment of such staff
  • as he/she considers suitable to his requirements in fulfilling his/her  Directorate’s obligation;
  • · May delegate any of the authorities and/or responsibilities under him to any
  • person in his/her Directorate, but shall still be accountable for the action of such person(s);
  • · Shall perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.
  • · CPA (T), ACCA, CA or equivalent, and must be registered by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors Tanzania (NBAA) as Authorised Accountant/Auditor.
  • · Training in Public/Business Administration or Human Resources Management or equivalent qualification shall be added advantage.
  • · Should have at least eight (8) years of working experience in finance, accountancy and administration in a reputable organisation, three (3) of which should be in senior position;
  • · Must have the ability to provide dynamic administrative leadership to the Institute.
  • · He/She must be computer literate. 

TENURE: Five (5) years contract, renewable once on satisfactory service.

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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