Job Description for the Position of a Personal Assistant in a Kindergartern

Job Overall Purpose:
 Manage the office effectively and efficiently.

Key Tasks:
  • Responding to routine inquiries from parents, pupils, visitors and teachers.
  • Maintaining an efficient filing system
  • Maintaining of all staff files
  • Facilitating the timely distribution and collection of electronic and surface mail
  • Preparing of all correspondence in the form of memos, letters, reports, minutes and agenda
  • Assisting in the organizing of school activities and events
  • Preparing other required documents through photocopying, laminating or binding.
  • Assisting in the disbursement of invoices or statements.
  • Ensuring that all required stationery is available in a timely manner.
Person Specifications:
 
Academic/Professional
  • Degree in Secretarial Studies with at least 3 years relevant working experience OR
  • Diploma in Secretarial with a degree in Business Administration from reputable institutions of learning with at least 3 years relevant working experience.
  • Experience that includes working in a learning institution is of added advantage.
Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Should also have high interpersonal, presentation, problem solving and numerical ability skills.
  • High Integrity is also key for this position and so is the proficiency in the use of IT and IT related tasks.
Preferred age:  24-30 years of age.

Please apply ONLY if you fulfill the above criteria, kindly email  your application letter and a copy of your current CV as ONE document in MS WORD to consult@syn-solutions.com  with the subject heading as PERSONAL ASSISTANT.  

The deadline for this application is 2nd January 2014 and the interviews will be held on 4th January.
The Government of Tanzania is looking for
 
Consultant as International Project Manager
 
Country Study on Illicit financial flows from Tanzania
 
The international project manager will report directly to the project steering committee in the Bank of Tanzania and will be allocated office facilities and administrative support in the premises of the Bank of Tanzania.
 
Position Summary
 

As the economy of Tanzania grows, including extensive extraction and utilization of natural resources as well as expanding sectors with international connections, it is becoming a challenge to ensure that the levels of capital flight ( both licit and illicit) are limited. 

The Government of Tanzania has decided to carry out a project to produce the first in depth study of illicit financial flows. 

It is expected that the project will produce a country report, database, policy and administrative recommendations and build awareness on the processes by which illicit financial flows take place, together with estimates at the national level overall and areas of the economy.
 
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • International experience with macroeconomic analysis and policy advice, and possibly a background in tax/trade/crime/corruption issues
  • Management level knowledge of public accounts, econometric and statistical work
  • International project administration capabilities
  • Work experience in the above mentioned fields from Africa and/ or other developing regions ideally in the field of illicit flows or capital flight or tax evasion and mispricing
Contract
 
The contract can either be a resident contract for up to 2 years duration (2014-2015), or a retainer contract with agreed minimum time spent in Tanzania over the period ( from January 2014) through extended stays in country and availability on line and conferencing facilities to enable the leadership of the project.

Competitive international terms are offered.

Interested candidates should send their CV and pay- salary package expectations together with a one page introduction letter to the following email addresses: csassey@bot.go.tz and olav.lundstol@mfa.no no later than 30 December 2013.
The United Republic of Tanzania
 
Ministry of Works
 
Specific Procurement Notice
 
Road Sector Support Project II
 
Expressions of Interest
 
Consultancy Services for Capacity Strengthening of TANROADS
 
Project ID No: P-TZ-DB0-019
 
Expression of Interest for Position of “Road Safety Expert
 
(Re-Advertised)
 

1. Background
 
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has received a loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to jointly finance in various currencies towards the cost of Second Road Sector Support Project – RSSP II and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loans for eligible payments for Contract for Individual Consultant for Capacity Strengthening for the Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) under the Project on the Dar es Salaam – Morogoro Road Safety Pilot Project.
 
The Tanzania National Roads Agency, an Agency of the Ministry of Works is therefore looking for dynamic, motivated, creative and open minded expert in Road Safety.
 
2. Road Safety Expert 

(1 Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The overall objective of the Dar es Salaam – Morogoro Road Safety Pilot Project is to address multi – sector road safety issues with active participation of major road safety stakeholders to bring measurable improvements and benefits on the specific most trafficked trunk road in order to transfer knowledge from successful interventions elsewhere and build road safety knowledge through learning by doing.
 
The tasks of the expert shall be among others to assist, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the pilot project, conduct training and prepare a national road safety strategy and programme in consultation with the stakeholders.
 
The duties of the Expert among others will include:
 
(i) Preparatory study: The Expert shall carryout a study for the detailed identification of road safety issues on the project site, multi-sectoral measures to be taken, implementation strategy and action plan of labor among the implementing stakeholders and organization of implementation. 

The Expert shall also carryout training needs assessment and prepare training programs for provision of training in roads safety issues to identified professionals currently working with TANROADS, the Ministry of Works, Traffic Police and other road sub – sector agencies.
 
(ii) Training: the Expert shall provide theoretical and practical on-job road safety training for the specified staff. He/she shall also provide road safety training for major stakeholders to raise awareness and commitment including decision makers and government officials. The Expert shall also assist in hiring Enforcement Expert for the Traffic Police Training.
 
(iii) Assist and Monitoring the Implementation: the Expert shall in consultation with a Technical committee closely assist in the daily Implementation of the pilot project. He/she shall assess the performance of each activity of the pilot project and report to a Technical Committee to facilitate the discussion and rectification of issues in time.
 
(iv) Documentation of the progress and lessons learnt: the Expert shall document each activity performed by each implementing agency including the progress made, problems encountered and solutions in the form of monthly, quarterly and yearly progress reports. The report shall contain the evaluation of achievements of the project against the planned targets. The Expert shall document shortfalls and provide technical/administrative solutions.
 
(v) Preparation of the National Road Safety Strategy and Programme: the Expert shall use the lessons from the pilot project and prepare national road safety strategy and programme.In this undertaking; the Expert shall recommend achievable targets and measurable outcomes at national level and for each major road safety stakeholder in Tanzania.

The successful Candidate will report to TANROADS and support a Technical Committee comprising TANROADS, the Department of Environment and Safety in the Ministry of Works and the Traffic Police working closely with designated staff in the three organs to accomplish the required services.
 
3. Qualifications and Experience
 
The desired attributes for the position are:
 
(a) Education:
 
Holder of at least a MSc in Traffic Engineering, Highway Engineering, Transportation Engineering or equivalent.
 
(b) General Professional Experience:
 
At least 15 years of cumulative experience in the road safety field.
 
(c) Qualifications and skills
  • In – depth knowledge of the roads sub – sector and good knowledge and experience in road safety (10 years of relevant experience required);
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience on similar technical assistance in road safety in developing countries; and
  • Must have served a similar capacity on at least three (3) assignments.
4. Evaluation Criteria
 
Evaluation of the above qualifications and experience will be done on the following criteria and scores:
  • Academic qualification 30%
  • Adequacy for the assignment (Experiences) 60%
  • Experience in Developing countries 10%
Total Score 100%
 
5. Duration of the Assignment
 
The duration of the assignment is estimated at thirty six (36) months.
 
6. Mode of Application
 
Interested Candidates are required to apply to the under mentioned address not later than 17th January 2014. 

The applications should be accompanied with their CVs, academic and professional certificates with the envelope bearing the title “Capacity Strengthening of TANROADS, Road Safety Expert’’ forwarded to the address below:
 

The applicant should provide 

(i) full time contact address and mobile phone numbers; 

(ii) contact details of his/her Clients/Employers in the last 5 years and 

(iii) names of 3 referees and their mailing addresses and mobile phone numbers.
 
The Secretary,
TANROADS Headquarters Tender Boards,
4th Floor, Airtel House,
Ali Hassan Mwinyi/Kawawa Roads Junction,
P.O.Box 11364,
Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania
 
Tel: +255 22 2926001-6

Fax: +255 22 2926011,

E- Mail: tanroadshq@tanroads.org
 
Chief Executive
Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS)

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