Head of Dar Es Salaam Unit - LAPF

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:29:00 pm

The LAPF Pensions Fund is a social security institution affiliated to the Prime Minister's Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PMORALG). LAPF has it's headquarter in Dodoma with zone and liaison offices in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, lringa Mwanza, Mtwara,Rukwa and Kigoma. LAPF activities have been steadily increasing in the recent past and in response, to that, the Fund is seeking to recruit dynamic, committed, qualified individuals who are I highly motivated, entrepreneurial- minded and result driven , professionals with proven track record.

The available positions together with their specific requirements are as follows:

Job Purpose
Reports to Director of Member Services, the Head of the Unit will be responsible for supervising staff under the unit and represent the Director – General or other officers at headquarters in various occasions within the unit

Qualifications Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should:

  • Holder of Master's Degree either in Accounting, Social Security, Commerce, Business Administration, .
  • Mathematics, ICT, Economics, Marketing, or equivalent qualification with at least eleven years post qualification experience of relevant work in a reputable institution, or  of either CPA (T) or Certificate of Advocate of High Court of Tanzania with at least eight years of relevant experience

Duties and Responsibilities:
Heads the unit;

  • Ensures timely employers and members' registration I and contributions collection as per approved plan;
  • Ensures that benefit are timely and accurately processed and paid to members in accordance with the LAPF Act, regulations, rules and specification;
  • Visits and inspect regularly all employers in all districts in the Unit
  • Assists members and contributing employers in lodging benefit claims;
  • Analyses and keeps members' records regarding collections, benefits, dishonored cheques, penalties, etc at unit level;
  • Reconciles contributing employer's accounts with Unit office records;
  • Approves payment of benefits to members within the Unit in accordance with the limits of authorization;
  • Maintains books of accounts and related records for Unit operations;     
  • Approves payment of benefit to members within the I Unit in accordance with the limit of authorization;
  • Prepares and submits periodic reports on Unit operations to Headquarters;     
  • Conducts seminars to members and employers at Unit level;          
  • Represents the Director-General or other officers at headquarters in various occasions within the Unit as ' may be necessary;
  • Facilitates other officers in the Fund to undertake their activities III the Unit such as research, marketing, public education and audit;
  • Assists other directorates and units to discharge their functions such as to oversee investment properties within the Unit;
  • Prepares Unit detailed annual work plan and budget and monitors and controls allocated resources;
  • Carries out timely staff performance appraisals.

Application Instructions:
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application with detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials and names of three referees with their contacts to the address below. Submission of your application should be not later than 9th June 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.
Job applicant, who will not hear from us, should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General, LAPF Pensions Fund,
Mtendeni Street,
P.O. Box 1501,
Fax; 026-2321701


LAPF PENSIONS FUND Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 09 June, 2013
Source: Daily News 22 May, 2013



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