Manager, Public Relations - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:48:00 am

The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is hereby inviting applications from qualified and experienced Tanzanians to fill in the vacant re-advertised positions described below:-


Reports to: Director, Legal and Public Affairs

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Manager, Public Relations shall be to:-
Plan, develop and implement media programmes and campaigns designed to keep the public informed about public procurement issues and the Authority’s activities in general;
Maintain favorable public image of the Authority;
Establish research methodologies for data gathering to measure public opinion and determine whether public expectations are met;

Carry out communication research and analysis and provide quality advice to the Authority;
Design, write and edit public information/ communication materials for public awareness;
Coordinate activities of Tanzania Procurement Journal including supervision of materials collection for publication, editing and follow-up printing process to the printer;
Plan, organize and implement activities that are intended to promote the Authority’s products;
Write news releases, brief the media, deal with the press inquiries and organize press events;
To coordinate preparation of sectional budget and monitor and report expenditures thereof;
Monitor sectional activities and coordinate preparation of the quarterly and annual progress report of the section;
Carry out performance appraisal of staff of the section and report the same to the Director;
Ensure preparation and implementation of operational manuals of the section; and
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Legal and Public Affairs.

Qualifications and Experience
Holder of this position must have:-
Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Journalism, Mass Communication, Marketing, Marketing and Advertisement or Social Sciences with Communication or International Relations; plus
Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Communication Science or similar fields from any recognized higher learning institution;
ICT application skills.

Added advantage
Research skills, general knowledge in procurement issues and Desktop Publishing Software.

Work Experience
Should have a minimum of seven (7) years working experience out of which three (3) years should be in managerial or leadership position in a reputable institution and three (3) years in Public Relations /Promotional or Marketing activities in a reputable organization.

Salary Scale: PPRA 10 3

Terms of Employment: 3 years contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and conduct

All applicants should be Tanzanian citizen;
Application letters should be enclosed with one recent passport size photograph, copies of birth certificate, computer certificate, CV indicating names and addresses of three reputable referees with reachable telephone numbers, certified copies of relevant certificates and academic transcripts; professional certificates from respective boards. Testimonials, statements of results and results slips will not be accepted;

Applicants must indicate the position they are applying for, on both the application letter and marked on the envelope. Applications which do not indicate the position will be disqualified;
Public servants who have qualifications and wish to apply should route their applications through their employers.
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Monday, 2nd March, 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA),
PPF Tower, 8th Floor
Ohio Street/Garden Avenue
P. O. Box 49,




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