Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Career Opportunities at TARURA Kagera March, 2018


Tanzania Rural and Urban Road Agency (TARURA) is an Executive Agency of the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, PO-RALG), established under section 3(1) of the Executive Agencies Act. (CAP.245) by Order Published in Government Notice No. 211 dated May 12, 2017 and was inaugurated on July 02, 2017.    Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) is vested with the responsibility of 
managing the development, rehabilitation, maintenance, axle load control; environmental and road reserve management of rural and urban road network for the socio-economic development of Tanzania.

The Chief Executive intends to recruit self motivated, qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill the following vacant post on temporally contracts.


Policy Specialist at The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor (SAGCOT), March 2018

Job type: Full Time 
Position Title: Policy Specialist
Location: based in Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose: 
This position aims at supporting the Centre to engage the public and private sectors to dialogue and collaborate in creating an enabling environment for farmers and private sector partners through policy and regulatory framework. This falls under the implementation of Work stream 2 of the SAGCOT Centre i.e. (Policy and Enabling Environment) involving a broader engagement of the Government of Tanzania, Non-State Actors and Development Partners on the same

Minimum Qualifications include the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Civil Engineering, Policy, agribusiness, economics or Infrastructure Engineering. Master degree is an added advantage
  • Policy and regulatory framework understanding and related experience, and value chains understanding & experience
  • Proven experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping as an asset in collecting, processing and communicating public investments
  • At least five (5) year-experience in Civil Infrastructural Development (roads, electricity, irrigation, and storage (conventional and cold chain)) is an advantage;
  • Multi-Sectoral Local Content understanding and experience is an advantage;
  • Strong leadership, coordination, networking and problem solving skills;
  • Insight into and networks with the Tanzanian Government are a preference;
  • Strong affinity with policy and enabling environment bottlenecks affecting agriculture value chains;
  • Proven experience to manage complex activities/projects in a time conscious and coordinated manner;
  • Ability to deal with multiple partners/stakeholders and grasp a timely articulation of  issues;
  • Ability to work with Public Sector and Non State Actors stakeholders; and 
  • Professional writing and oral skills in English is a requirement. Oral and written skills in Swahili are preferred

How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates are welcome to apply before the deadline of 30th March 2018. Complete job descriptions of these positions can be viewed in the SAGCOT Centre Ltd. website  where key responsibilities are detailed. Qualified and interested candidates should attach a cover letter clearly stating Policy Specialist and a copy of the Curriculum Vitae. 

Please address your application to;

Chief Operating Officer, 
SAGCOT Centre Ltd, 
P. O. Box 80945, 
Dar es Salaam and send to 

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted 

Job Opportunities at Tumaini University Makumira (TUMA) March 2018


Tumaini University Makumira (TUMA) invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian 

Assistant Lecturers of 
1) English language, and 
2) Mathematics.

The duties will cover training secondary school teachers in PITA project (Participatory and Integrative Teaching Approach), an outreach programme of TUMA. and teaching in the undergraduate degree programmes. 

The main objective of the PITA project is to provide in-service training to secondary school teachers working in remote secondary schools in Meru District. PITA project focuses on the following areas: 

• Use of participatory teaching methods together with the approach of integrating content and language in secondary education 
• Development of guidance and counselling services in secondary schools 
• Development of teachers' skills in identifying and addressing dyslexia and dyscalculia 
• Environmental education 

1. English language, 2 posts 

• A minimum of a Master's degree in English Language (GPA of not less than 4.0); Bachelor's degree (GPA of not less than 3.5), preferably in English (major subject) and History / Geography. 

2. Mathematics, 1 post 

• A minimum of a Master of Science degree in Mathematics (GPA of not less than 4.0); Bachelor's degree (GPA of not less than 3.5). 

Job description for both vacancies: 
To participate in the in-service training activities of PITA project To prepare teaching materials for PITA project 
• To teach English Communication Skills (Vacancy 1) / Mathematics (Vacancy 2) in the undergraduate programmes 
• To conduct research 
• To attend academic meetings and perform any other academic duties when called upon 

Time required: 
As soon as possible. 

Successful applicants will be called for an interview and original certificates must be produced at the interview. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Send your application to: 

P. O. Box 55, 
OR email: 
Application deadline: 13th April 2018 

Source: Daily News March 21, 2018 

Declaration Officer at TAHA Fresh March, 2018



1.0 Introduction 
TAHAFresh is premier logistics services provider in Tanzania. Established in 2008, TAHAFresh has become a one stop center for logistics services which are tailored to its customers' needs. The company has evolved from horticulture cargo handling to integrated logistics services covering airfreight and sea/ocean freight forwarding, trucking, customs clearing and forwarding as well as insurance. As a Declaration Officer you shall report to the Clearing & Forwarding Supervisor and be guided by the following duties and responsibilities; 

2.0 Duties and Responsibilities 

You shall be doing the following; 
• Receive inquiries from customers and advise on document requirements for clearing consignments both, imports and exports. Informs / notifies the client of any changes with TRA systems and Customs Regulations. 
• Ensure all relevant documents for imports are received, checked, assessed and uploaded in the system correctly. 
• Establish correct classification of the commodity and assign correct H.S. Codes. This include to guide clients on proper customs declaration and classification of harmonized codes. 
• Apply for the IDFs/Assessments through TRA system, follow up the process and forward to client once passed. 
• Ensures that correct values are used in all declarations to avoid uplifts of values which may lead to delays with clearance of consignments. 

• Ensures adherence to laid down Customs regulations for both import and exports to avoid possible losses which may arise as a result of penalties 
• Advise the client on import restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements and other customs related matters. 
• Ensure all clearing documents are properly recorded and archived for invoicing and future reference• Ensure all regulatory requirements to engage in the clearing and forwarding business are up to date and the company is in compliance 
• Track shipments and follow up with the forwarder / shipping line regarding vessels' arrival dates at the destination and inform management in case of delays. 
• Send clear instructions to the customer regarding the clearing documentation as per country requirements and maintain frequent communications with the client until the shipment is delivered. 

• Ensure that Finance Department bills clients the correct amount as per consignment by declaring and registering import/export entries on time. 
• Ensure that trucking services providers respect the country's importlexport regulations, transit routes and any other regulatory requirements 
• Ensure that all import-export shipments are done under proper insurance coverage and seek compensation on behalf of the customer for any loss. 
• Maintain a strong relationship with customs and other authorities to ensure that goods are cleared in the fastest manner with the lowest cost and to ensure that new import regulations are well observed. 
• Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor from time to time.

1. At least a certificate in East Africa Custom Clearing and Forwarding from either the Institute of Tax Administration, National Institute of Transport or Bandari College. A Diploma will be an added advantage. 
2. At least 3 years experience in customs clearing and forwarding. 
3. Ability to use TANCIS system is a must. 
4. Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in customs declaration 
5. Customer support experience and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters 
6. Ability to maintain productive and strong relationships with customers 
7. Excellent communication skills 
8. Excellent knowledge of MS Office 
9. Proficiency in spoken and written English and Swahili 

The application should address the 

Human Resource Manager, 
TAHAFresh Handling Limited, 
P. 0. Box 16520, 

Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted. Your application should be sent to  The application deadline is 31st March, 2018 and ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES SHALL BE CONTACTED

Your application should include: 
• Cover letter describing your interest and work experience 
• Curriculum vitae with names and telephone contacts of at least three referees.
• Copies of relevant certificates 

Source: The Guardian March 20, 2018 

Job Opportunity at imtheNEXT STUDIO, Studio Operations Coordinator

Kinondoni, Mikocheni Dar Es Salaam
imtheNEXT STUDIO is a registered Record Label operating in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. We are dedicated to promote a new generation of Artists who perform the new wave music that has been dubbed "NU Bongo Flavor" through our mobile music platform M-Tunes. Available for free on the PlayStore. We are looking for a qualified personnel who will fill the position of Studio Operations Coordinator. You will be reporting directly to the CEO.

Duties & Responsible:
Office Assignments -
  • Responsible for the professional and efficient managing of all visitors, artists, & clients as well as a variety of clerical duties that support the Studio's operations. Represent the Studio to both internal staff and external clients in a manner that is at all times professional, knowledgeable, tactful, poised, and efficient.
  • Coordinates and fulfills any administrative duties.
  • Coordination with studio service vendors.
  • Maintain artist directory, updating stage maps in our offices and ensure studio graphics are prepared.
  • Ensure studio equipment is in working order. Other supplies are maintained/stocked.
  • Coordination with janitorial staff and day porters, scheduling staff for events.
  • Provide general office assistance to studio including, but not limited to purchase orders and manage artists files, etc.

Client Services & Operations-

  • Assist with stage and office inquiries and studio tours, inputting inquiries into sales force.
  • New Bookings- Obtain all applicable forms, insurance and deposits for new bookings. Distribute new booking information and other pertinent production or new artist information to appropriate studio personnel. Maintain Leasing/Production Files, track lease expirations.
  • New artist sign up coordination; ensure office or stage is rent ready prior move in, coordinate internet/codes, phones, furniture, copiers, and other production services. Ensure that artists or Studio clients receives Welcome Guide, swag. Keep the Welcome Guide current.
  • Routinely check-in with artists to assure satisfaction.
  • Videos & Filming; Assist with on lot tech scouts and overall coordination of on lot shoots including scheduling guards/engineers, parking, ensure proper notifications to affected Department.

Studio Facilities-

  • Facilities requests-Process all artists service requests or issues in a timely manner by dispatching calls to the appropriate departments. Ensure a case is created.
  • Conduct weekly facilities walk through to ensure lobby, restrooms, exteriors are clean. Provide cases as needed.
  • Coordinate weekend requests and on call managers.
Basic Qualifications:
High school diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred
  •  2+ years of general office/administrative experience.
  • 2+ years studio or media entertainment related industry.
  • Good understanding of studio operations process from both business and studio perspective.
  • Desire the ability to provide outstanding customer service to customers and prospective clients.
  • Ability to multi-task with a customer focused approach
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to interface with multiple personality types within the studio as well as with customers & clients.
  • Ability to evaluate and solve client issues while keeping the objectives of the studio in mind.
  • Excellent phone and face-to-face communication skills.
  • Ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet software applications to write memos, correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to self manage and take initiative
If your into music and are interested in being part of #theNEXT biggest upcoming studio that will secure the future of Tanzanai's bongo flavor, then send us your email attached with your CV to

Only qualified candidates will be contacted in for interview.