Friday, December 12, 2014

Human Resource Officer II (1 Post)

The  Tanzania  Commission  for  Universities  (TCU)  is  a  Government  Executive  Agency under the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.   The Agency is mandated in promoting and oversees quality assurance of universities and its core function is to regulate, advice and support university education level in the country.   The agency is expected to better meet the requirements of its customers and public in general.

The Commission offices are currently located at Garden Road (New TPDC Estate) Dar es Salaam.   Being an equal opportunity employer Tanzania Commission for Universities now invites application from qualified Tanzanians to fill the following challenging positions.

Post Title: Human Resource Officer II (1 Post)
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Report to: Director of Finance and Administration

Job Summary
Human  Resources  Officer  will  provide  quality  human  resource  support  to  all
directors and staff in the Tanzania Commission for Universities

Main Duties and Responsibilities
a)   Collect, analyze, tabulate and maintain personnel data and statistics;
b)  Assist in the administration of recruitment and staff allocation;
c)   Assists in office personnel administration, human relations and staff welfare;
d)  Deals with general disciplinary matters for junior staff;
e)   Oversees the general cleanliness of office premises;
f) Preparation    of    manpower    development    plans,    training    and    career development programmes;
g)   Ensure that staff houses, office buildings and other estates are maintained;
h)  Looks after the welfare of employees in matters related to administration, medical treatment, housing and transport.   Ensures that all estates, fixed assets and other property are properly insured;
i) Assist  in  identifying  manpower  needs  and  proper  utilization  of  human resources;
j)    Ensures that machinery and other office equipment are well maintained;
k)   Any other duties as may be assigned by the relevant executive.

Academic Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience.

  • Possession  of  a  University  degree  with  specialization  or  bias  in  either Public Administration, Human Resources Management and Business Administration or equivalent qualification with minimum experience of not less than three years in the field of Human Resources Management.Personal Attributes
  • In additional to the above skills and qualifications the applicant for the above position is required to have the following attributes:
a)   A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b)  Ability to work in a dynamic team;
c)   Ability to produce expected results
d)  Ability to self manage and meet deadlines e)   Willingness to work beyond the call of duty f)   Computer literacy is necessary
g)   Must not be above 35 years of age

Successful   candidate   will   be   paid   according   to   Tanzania   Commission   for
Universities salary scale


Applicants who meet the stated requirements for the advertised post and would like to serve the Tanzanian Public Service through Tanzania Commission for Universities, should send their applications to:

The Executive Secretary Tanzania Commission for Universities
P.O. Box 6562

Signed application letters must be accompanied by:
(a)        Proof of Tanzanian citizenship (affidavits will not be accepted)
(b)        Applicant’s current CV and two passport size photographs in colour. (c)        Photocopies of academic and professional certificates
(d)        Names and full contact addresses and daytime telephone numbers of three referees.

All application must be posted; personal delivery will not be entertained.

All applications must be in hand writing.

Applications should reach the Tanzania Commission for Universities latest by the close of business on 19th December 2014.

The title of the position applied for should be marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application invalid.

Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.

Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers.

NOTE: Only short-listed candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted and those who will not hear from us should consider themselves unsuccessful.