Deputy Director General – Infrastructure Development

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:34:00 pm

Job Summary
The Deputy Director General will be responsible to advise the DG and monitor performance management of the Infrastructure Development which includes Information and Communication Technology, Engineering & Technical Services and Planning & Investment components of the Authority. This calls for excellent project management and effective mobilisation and utilisation of TPA resources. S/he will report to the Director General.

Key Responsibilities
  • · Advisor to the Director General on matters pertaining to be directorates under his/her portfolio;
  • · Ensure that Directorates under him/her develops well focused strategies and objectives to achieve TPA Plans;
  • · Coordinate the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and plans with respect to activities of directorate under his/her charge;
  • · Facilitate the preparation and review of Directorates’ budgets and ensures their effective control;
  • · Manage performance of each Directorate under him/her to ensure targets & strategic plans are achieved.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should posses:
  • · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University or Higher Institute of learning in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business, Maritime or any other related field.
  • · A Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience, of which five (5) years should be at a senior management level in a related field.
  • · A professional qualification in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business or any other related field.
  • · Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to manage performance and change.
  • · An ability to illustrate effective problem solving, good judgement and effective decision making skills.
  • · A Masters Degree and/or professional qualification in a financial, technical project management or business related field will be as an added advantage.
TPA is re-establishing itself as a Master in efficient port services. We strongly encourage competent, action-orientated and committed Tanzanians to apply for these key leadership positions. Send your application, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopy of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees as well as your passport size photograph to the address indicated below. Submission should be in both Soft and Hard Copies. Soft copies should be submitted by filling in a form through the website at while hard copies should be submitted through the postal address indicated below.

Applications should be submitted no later than 15th May, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Postal Address:
Chairman of Board of Directors,
Head Office, Tanzania Ports Authority,
P. O. Box 9184,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania



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