Published by Jobstanzania on 12:21:00 am

Tanzania Bankers Association (TBA) is an Association of banks and financial institutions licensed by the Bank of Tanzania to carryon banking business in Tanzania. Currently the Association is comprised of forty banks and financial institutions.

We are urgently seeking to recruit a young and self-motivated Economist to conduct research and carry out analysis on issues relating to banking business to enable the Tanzanian Bankers Association members to make informed decisions.

Summary of Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on identified issues for use by TBA members. Liaise with Bank of Tanzania, member banks and other relevant bodies on matters relating to banking and finance.
  • Review and undertake market trend analysis and ensure the results are shared with TBA members.
  • Play an advocacy role with government and other relevant bodies and lobby for the industry's interests.
  • Review, develop and deliver Tanzania Bankers Association's advocacy and lobbying agenda.
  • Attend and participate in forums of relevance to the banking industry. migrate best practices and advise on future developments of the sector.
  • Establish Data Centre.
  • Undertake economic and business intelligence.
  • Organize dissemination of research products and advocacy events.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Executive Director.

Academic Qualification
  • A Degree in Economics/Statistics. Possession of a postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Work Experience
  • The candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in conducting and co-ordinating research preferably in the banking industry.

General Profile and Attributes
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication ability in both Kiswahili and English.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Self motivated and good team player.
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
TBA offers competitive remuneration and benefits. Successful candidate will receive attractive and competitive package commensurate with demands of the position.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit printed and duly signed Application Letter accompanied with relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates, CV with two work related referees. In addition candidates should submit a summary of the approach that they will use in executing research, advocacy and other responsibilities (maximum 150 words). Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director
Tanzania Bankers Association
Sukari House 4th Floor
P.O. BOX 70925
Dar Es Salaam

Applications must reach the Executive Director at the above address not later than 14th June 2013.

Source: Daily News 30 May, 2013



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