Tuesday, 1 August 2017

23 Job Opportunities at Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is in the process of revamping its operations and has introduced new equipment to its fleet. In line with this expansion, the Company hereby invites the applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill following positions:-

Aircraft Cleaners Cumoffice Assistants(6 POSTS)

a) Qualifications.
i. National Form IV Certificate with passes in English, Kiswahili
ii. Must be a Computer literate
iii. Basic certificates in Basic Cleaning/Office Attendant or
iv. Customer Care from VETA or any recognized training institution will be an added advantage

b) Duties and Responsibilities
• To handle general cleaning of line, hangar and workshop
• To clean Aircraft and aircraft components under supervision.
• To assist in positioning working and safety gears to facilitate maintenance activities.
• To deal with Office cleanliness
• Prepare tea/ coffee and refreshments meetings for office use and during
• Make photocopying and file flimsy letters;
• Open and close office doors and windows;
• Attend to visitors as regards to refreshments;
• Perform messengerial duties;
• Deal with distribution of files to action officers;
• Deal with dispatching of documents;
• Deal with maintenance and safety of office equipment and reports any damage; and
• Perform any duty assigned by his supervisors.


a) Qualifications
i. Form Four certificate with Class E or CI driving License
ii. Must have attended a Basic Driving Course from VETA/National Institute of Transport or any recognized institution.
iii. Working ‘experience of minimum of 1 year accident free.
iv. Possession of Trade Test or a Basic Mechanics Course will be an added advantage.

b) Duties and Responsibilities
• To drive staff towards’ approved destinations in. accordance with traffic regulations.
• To take vehicles due for routine maintenance / repair to the appointed service agents.
• To undertake minor mechanical repairs.
• To maintain log books and records all movement as instructed.
• To make pre-inspection to the assigned vehicles prior travelling and report mechanical damages / defects.
• To certify safety and cleanliness of the vehicle at all times.
• To verify that valid documents and permits are acquired prior commencement of any journey.
• Perform any other ‘duty may be assigned by the supervisor.

Assistant In-Flight Catering Officer X 3

a) Qualifications
i. Ordinary Diploma in Hospitality Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
ii. Must be computer literate.
iii. Background in Aviation industry will be an added advantage

b) Duties and Responsibilities
• To reconcile with the cabin crew on catering, dry stores and beverages provided after each flight
• Assist in collecting some other items from Dry Store
• To load and off load of all catering meals and equipment.
• To maintain a minimum stock to’ cater for emergencies.
• To prepare reports on flights consumptions of meals, beverages and dry store commodities.
• To coordinate with reservations regarding cancellation or rescheduling of flights and liaise with flight catering on the changes
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Traffic Lawson Officer (5 POSTS)

a) Qualifications:
i. Bachelor degree from a recognized university or its equivalent qualification
ii. Proven relevant working experience of not less than 2 years as a Traffic Liaison Officer
iii. Must be computer literate.
iv. Background in Air Transport Management and possession of IATA/UPI’AA Diploma will be an added advantage

b) Duties and Responsibilities
• To handle general cargo and Post Office mail bags at point of origin
• To check incoming cargo and mail against the cargo manifest
• To prepare arrival advices for all received cargo as per cargo manifest
• To accept cargo from shippers and prepare for carriage all shipments from agents.
• To verify passenger’s ticket against the Photo IDs and travel documents.
• To assist in check-in passengers and preparation of the Manifest
• To charge for excess baggage and report accordingly
• To oversee checked baggage and cargo are conveyed to the proper aircraft
• To escort the arriving/departing passengers through controls and to the transfer desk.
• To make booking for passengers and cargo space
• To issue tickets and Miscellaneous Charge Order and Air Way

Director Of Finance And Administration

Sections under Finance and Administration Department

Provide advisory services to the Accounting Officer in the proper management of Company’s resources.

A minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Accounts/Finance with a (CPA) (T) or ACCA or equivalent qualification and registered with NBAA; and a Master Degrees in Business Administration / Finance/Planning or related qualifications

At least eight (8) years of working experience in public or any reputable private organization three (3) of which must be in a senior position

• Head of Department of Finance and-Administration
• Responsible for management of Company Resources
• Oversees and directs accounts of the company
• Directs and oversee procedures and information systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting.
• Oversee custodianship of funds, securities, and assets of the organization.
• Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the ATCL’s annual reports.
• Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the ATCL’s policies and operations.
• Analyzes operation issues impacting functional departments, units and the whole company and determines their financial impact.
• Evaluates and recommends business partnering opportunities.

• Leadership and Decision Making abilities
• High degree of integrity
• Knowledge of and skills in Business Management.
• People management skills
• Adequately IT enabled

Attractive remuneration and Fringe Benefits’ as per ATCL Scales Incentive Scheme

Five (5) years contract (renewable) upon successful performance, for Director of Finance and Administration and Traffic Liaison Officer
Three (3) years contract (renewable for Assistant In flight Catering Officer, Drivers, and Aircraft Cleaners cum Office Assistants

Interested applicants must submit a dully signed letter for consideration of the applications attached with the following:
i. A curriculum vitae (CV);
ii. Certified copies of all certificates (including Secondary School), other relevant certificates. (Applicants who have studied outside Tanzania should have their certificates approved by relevant authorities Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) or National Examination Council- NECTA)
iii. Two recent passport size photographs;
iv. Names and addresses of at least two reputable referees;
v. Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers.

Note: Misrepresentation of qualifications or any other information on applications shall warrant legal consequences

Applicants should consider the following closing dates for each post as follows:

  • Within Fourteen (14) days from the first date of this announcement for Director of Finance and Administration, Assistant Traffic Liaison Officer and Assistant In-flight Catering Officer
  • Within Seven (7) days from the rust date of this announcement for Drivers and Aircraft Cleaners cum Office Assistants

The application letters should be directed to the following address:-

Managing Director& Chief Executive Officer
Air Tanzania Company Limited,
P.O. Box 543,
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