Director of Planning & Investment

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:43:00 am

Position: Director of Planning & Investment
Company: Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

Job Summary
The Director of Planning & Investment will be responsible for efficient and effective corporate plans and strategies. He/she will also be responsible for insuring returns on investments is efficiently realized and meaningfully. She/he will report to the Deputy Director General (Infrastructure Development)

Key Responsibilities

  • To coordinate the development of sound programmes for implementing the TPA master plan and monitor implementation;
  • To formulate policies on investments and ensure that they are implemented;
  • To liaise with other directorates and ports in the preparation of the TPA Corporate Strategic Plan;
  • To coordinate the preparation of the TPA annual plans and targets while ensuring uniformity in format;
  • To ensure availability of statistical data on performance for stakeholders; To forecast traffic and business trend in general;
  • To coordinate and supervise the investment portfolio management, risk mitigating and financial analysis;         
  • To advise on the feasibility of projects on the basis appraisals;      
  • To coordinate the review and compilation of capital budgets and advise management accordingly;
  • To prepare projects implementation schedules, monitor, and report to management on progress with reference to agreed time frames;
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should posses:

  • A Bachelor degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration or Finance.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible working experience, of which five (5) years should be in senior position.
  • Knowledge on project risk management.
  • Ability to identify viable projects through feasibility studies
  • A Masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive and competitive remuneration package commensurate with Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Remuneration schemes.
TPA is re-establishing itself as a Master in efficient port services. We strongly encourage competent, action oriented and committed Tanzanians to apply for these key leadership positions.

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, with a high level of computer literacy and excellent communication skills, 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 www.tanzaniaports.com  while hard copies should be submitted through the postal address indicated below.

How To Apply:
Applications should be submitted not later than 5th September, 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. This advertisement is also to be found at our Website

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

Deadline: September 05, 2013
Source: Mwananchi August 15, 2013



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