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Senior Research Officer I, Sociology - 1 Post


Published by Jobstanzania on 1:35:00 am

On behalf of Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts 

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) is a Government Institution under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. The Centre is responsible for spreading nutrition activities in the country with the objectives of controlling and reducing all forms of malnutrition. 


Position: Senior Research Officer I, Sociology - 1 Post 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
· Design social anthropological approaches to nutrition research and interventions 
· Participate in the formulation of policies and strategies dealing with nutrition and gender mainstreaming in nutrition programs and projects; 
· Participate in monitoring and evaluation of nutrition projects progress and impact; 
· Participate in the co-ordination of institutional and sectoral research activities; 
· Participate in providing consultancy services on sociological aspects; 
· Participate in designing social anthropological approaches to nutrition research and interventions; 
· Participate in data collection, analysis and interpretation; 
· Participate in preparation of project progress reports; 
· Conduct in-service training for in-house and other service providers; 
· Identify and analyze sociological problems related to nutrition; 
· Participate in developing research proposals; 
· Prepare regular progress reports; 
· Participate in monitoring and evaluation of project implementation; 
· Perform any other duties assigned. 

 Qualification And Experience 
· Master’s Degree in Sociology from a recognized institution with at least ten (10) years of research work experience in a reputable organization and at least four (4) publications after attaining Master’s Degree Salary Scale will be PRSS 9. 

OR 
· Master’s Degree in Sociology from a recognized institution with at least ten (12) years of research work experience in a reputable organization and at least four (5) publications after attaining Master’s Degree Salary Scale will be PRSS 10. 

REMUNERATION 
· Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s Salary Scale PRSS 9/10 

GENERAL CONDITIONS 
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 and telephone numbers. 
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement. 
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 certificates: 
- 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. 

vi. Form IV And Form VI Results Slips Are Strictly Not Accepted 
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 examination bodies for ordinary or advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) 
xiv. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) 
xv. Deadline for application is 15th April, 2014 at 3:30 p.m 
xvi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate 
xvii. Women are highly encouraged to apply 
xviii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview 
xix. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English 

Application Letters Should Be Posted To The Following Address. Hand Delivery Is Not Acceptable: 

Secretary 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
P. O. Box 63100, 
Dar es Salaam. 




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