Thursday, 6 March 2014

Telecommunication Engineer Jobs at Jam Telecommunication Company Limited


Job Title: Telecommunication Engineer

Employer: Jam Telecommunication Company Limited


Duty Station:  Iringa

Application Deadline: 11 March 2014


General Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor holder of Telecommunication Engineering
Fluent in English and Swahili
Must be Tanzanian citizen
At least 2 years experience


How to Apply:

All application letter with attachments must be addressed to the following address.
Managing Director,
JAM TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY LTD
P.o.Box 634
Iringa.

OR email adress: wagatiaj@gmail.com OR mubatwaha@gmail.com

Transportation Coordinator Job at Yara


Job Title: Transportation Coordinator

Employer: Yara

Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 15th March 2014



Responsibilities

To implement Safe by Choice in Transportation                                                                                                                  
To support sourcing initiatives in Transport & Warehousing
To plan transportation daily/weekly/monthly
To call-off transport based on input from Warehouses Coordinator &Sales Officers
To create purchase orders/RDI for transportation
To keep track of transports at loading, on route and at delivery
To make sure that the reconciliations for transporters and goods are done timely and accurately

Profile

Holder of a bachelor degree/ advanced diploma or equivalent from a recognized institution and must have worked in the similar field
Minimum 2 years relevant working experience
Proven field experience or experience related to transportation
Computer literate, at least be proficient in Windows and MS Office Suite
Enthusiastic approach and willingness to learn
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Valid driving license
Strong communication and listening skills. Fluency  in English and Swahili.
Hands- on  Mentality

How to Apply:

Please Check the link below:
http://yara.com/careers/vacant_positions/index.aspx?id=7370&country=Tanzania&function=all


Monitoring and Evaluation Program Officer Job at American Embassy

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Program Officer

Employer: American Embassy – Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 11th March 2014


Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Job holder serves as a primary advisor in the planning and development of evaluation strategies and program indicators included in the annual COP for Tanzania. In collaboration with other USG partners, compiles and edits program activities for the COP. Participates in reviews of the plan and recommends revisions as needed. Recommends M&E program priorities to the Monitoring & Evaluation Team Lead. Develops funding announcements for cooperative agreements to provide assistance to external partners in developing and implementing programs to support strategic information program activities. Drafts technical requirements and statements of work (SOW) for cooperative agreement program announcements. Conducts technical reviews of cooperative agreement applications and makes funding recommendations based on technical merit of the proposals and consistency of budget requests with the intended use of funds. Participates with external partners in the development of work plans for implementation of activities following cooperative agreement awards. Reviews requests for supplemental financial assistance and reprogramming of funds and makes recommendations based on technical merit.
Job holder represents CDC Tanzania for monitoring and evaluation issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings with collaborators and attempts to influence partners to adopt appropriate evaluation strategies for their program activities. Acts as an expert national resource on matters pertaining to monitoring and evaluating HIV prevention and care programs.
Incumbent serves as a member and advisor on the USG technical working groups for coordination of monitoring and evaluation issues on a national level. The working group assesses and coordinates program needs and issues and ensures consistency in the implementation of best practices for monitoring and evaluation activities and recommends revisions to strategies, policies and guidelines.
Provides technical assistance and oversight to the MOHSW, ZACP and other partners in the development of appropriate program indicators and implementation of a broad range of effective evaluation strategies and methodologies to: 1) enable CDC Tanzania, MOHSW and other partners to improve intervention strategies and programs to reduce HIV risk behaviors; 2) improve the treatment, care and support of HIV/AIDS patients; and 3) improve organizational capacity to monitor and evaluate the process, outcome, and impact of HOV prevention and care programs. Oversees cooperative agreement activities and collaborates with funding recipients providing substantial USG involvement to ensure that grantees are meeting stated objectives under the cooperative agreement. Ensures that supported activities at multiple delivery sites conform to national standards, guidelines, and CDC technical strategies. Identifies and corrects problems, barriers, and issues impeding the effective implementation of monitoring and evaluation program activities. Serves as an expert technical resource in the specialized programmatic area to government, NGO, and other collaborating partners.
Oversees implementation of M&E program activities in CDC-supported partner organizations. Provides leadership, technical assistance and consultation to collaborating partners on specific M&E activities. Develops and maintains effective liaisons with program officer staff in implementing partner organizations to ensure that timelines and quality standards for implementation of program activities are met. Identifies staff training needs in implementing partner organizations and facilitates and participates in the planning and development of training programs, teaching modules, manuals, and educational materials to address identified needs. Builds staff capacity through mentoring. Keeps up to date with scientific developments, innovations, best practices and new approaches in area of expertise.
Participates in the design and development of M&E program activities, including improved program indicators and more effective evaluation strategies and methods designed to expand and improve the quality of data for evaluating HIV prevention and care programs. Provides expert advice and technical assistance to MOHSW and other in-country partners in the development of policy, guidelines and protocols for monitoring and evaluation projects.
Conducts site visits to provide technical assistance and oversight to partners in program implementation. Ensures adherence to established work plans and CDC and PEPFAR guidelines, policies and priorities.
Provides technical assistance to the MOHSW and other partners in the design and implementation of tools, reporting instruments, and systems to effectively monitor and evaluate HIV prevention and care program activities. Serves as a technical resource in the design and development of information systems and databases to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of PEPFAR programs.
Maintains effective liaisons with program officer partner staff to ensure that partners meet monitoring requirements for supported cooperative agreement activities (e.g., quarterly reports, continuation applications, and supplemental applications). Reviews cooperative agreement narrative and financial reports to assess progress in meeting stated objectives and the status of expenditures in relation to planned budgets.
Conducts site visits to assess progress of partner organizations in meeting program objectives. Analyzes and evaluates program activities and writes reports on findings for presentation at national and international conferences and meetings. Provides guidance and technical assistance to partners in analyzing and evaluating program activities and developing reports and presentations for conferences and meetings.


Qualifications Required:

Education:

Masters level degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related public health field required.
A minimum of three to five years of working experience in public health programs (planning and evaluating public health programs) is required.
Language Proficiency:
Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required. Incumbent must be able to compose complex written documents.

Knowledge:

The job holder must have a broad and in-depth knowledge of evaluation of public health programs.
The position requires an in-depth understanding of the structure and functions of CDC-Tanzania, including a detailed knowledge of CDC’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR); CDC and USG policies, guidelines and procedures for administration of cooperative agreements; and intra-agency procedures for coordination with CDC Atlanta and the American Mission in Tanzania.
The job holder must also have a detailed knowledge of the host country operational environment, including a detailed knowledge of the structure and operations of the MOHSW and the environment for health care delivery and issues commonly encountered in the evaluation of public health programs at the national, regional, district and community levels in Tanzania.

Skills and Abilities:

The position requires excellent judgment and strong analytical skills for making independent and sound decisions regarding the planning and implementation of public health program evaluations.
The position requires excellent demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills as well as skills in developing and maintaining effective contacts in the Government of Tanzania, the US Government, NGOs and other partners.
Must possess excellent writing skills and computer skills.





How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:



Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.



A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References



Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: 2294726 or 2294970

Public Health Specialist Job at American Embassy in Tanzania



Job Title: Public Health Specialist-Laboratory/Quality Improvement

Employer: American Embassy – Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014


Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Incumbent serves as principal coordinator for laboratory quality assurance and quality improvement systems and services within the host country and is responsible for planning and implementation of capacity building of all laboratories to ensure consistency of results.
In general, he/she reviews laboratory quality procedures and systems against acceptable international standards and protocols to ensure consistency.
Job holder participates in developing and reviewing major initiatives including planning and writing the laboratory portion of Country Operational Plan (COP) each year and review of all cooperative agreements to assure that quality assurance and quality improvement practices are implemented in laboratories throughout Tanzania. He/she works with Counseling & Testing, Care and Treatment, Blood Safety, Prevention, Strategic Information and QI colleagues to ensure that programs are working together to complement support and capacity building.
Assists in the planning, administration and supervision of on-going USG audits (such as SMS site visits) and participates in the inspection of operations, documentation, coordination and conducting of audits; and initiates corrective actions as appropriate.
Job holder represents CDC Tanzania Laboratory Support Program at public health, technical, policy and strategic planning meetings with collaborators. Provides guidance and direction to grantees, program collaborators and contractors on management and implementation of quality assurance/quality improvement activities to ensure consistency with PEPFAR and international policies and guidance.
Incumbent serves as a member and advisor on the USG technical working group for strengthening linkages and coordination of laboratory services quality improvement activities within USG PEPFAR programs and at national level. Participates in the development of protocols for evaluation of the quality of laboratory services and recommends improvement strategies following results.
Represent CDC Tanzania in national and international meetings and workshops, and works in collaboration with NHLQATC and other laboratory cooperative agreement partners to writes abstracts for presentation in national and international forums.
Provides technical assistance and oversight to the MOHSW, NHLQATC and other partners in the implementation of laboratory capacity building activities, including the evaluation of all proposals for testing programs and Public Health Evaluation (PHE) projects of PEPFAR partners, ensuring that quality assurance standards are being met, that protocols are being followed appropriately and recommends amendments/approval to supervisor. The annual budget for external laboratory programs in Tanzania in fiscal year 2014 is $9.5 million.
Assesses national referral and regional laboratory capacity to implement quality assurance standards in the support of surveillance and diagnostics for HIV/AIDS and HIV-related risk behaviors, STI, TB, blood transfusion and other opportunistic infections (OIs) as well as international emerging infections. Develops strategies to strengthen capacities and capabilities based on assessment findings. Develops training plans and ensures competent instructors to provide training for personnel at laboratories within the Tanzania Laboratory Network.
Ensure healthcare workers are trained and informed in quality procedures and practices.
Plans, oversees and coordinates cooperative agreements with the host government for activities in areas of laboratory diagnostics, including the establishment and maintenance of the national quality assurance program. Institutes Quality Assurance (QA) programs, including internal and external quality control standards. Works with host government to support the accreditation process of laboratories that have been targeted for that process.
Participates in the development of quality standards to enhance capacities of regional and referral hospital laboratories in support of surveillance for HIV, STD, TB, OIs and malaria. Standardizes testing protocols for diagnostics and surveillance to include quality assurance practices. Develops and updates national guidelines for laboratory systems at all levels of operation.
Liaise as necessary with other organizations and relevant authorities, and provide assistance and cooperation concerning audits and remedial actions.
Independently plans and summarizes reports on laboratory assessments and operational research studies for presentations at national and international meetings on HIV/AIDS, blood transfusion and other diseases.
He/she assists in the standardization of lab equipment and preventive maintenance and provides technical specifications for the acceptability of procured essential laboratory equipment and supplies.
Provides technical assistance on the architectural, structural, security and biohazard design aspects of on-going work related to laboratory renovation and establishment of new laboratories.
Ensures proper budgeting of all national referral and regional laboratory activities supported by PEPFAR. Ensures validity of data and authorizes entry in appropriate data base.
Serves as activity manager and main point of contact for 3 Laboratory branch cooperative agreements and contracts.
Once cooperative agreement is in place, oversees performance of partner/contractor, carries out technical reviews, reviews progress, identifies potential issues and informs supervisor, recommending actions for amelioration.
Provides guidance to laboratories requisitioning equipment and supplies on the international market.
Works with host country to develop forecasting capacity for laboratory commodities.
Maintains effective liaisons with program officers and partner staff to ensure that partners meet monitoring requirements for supported cooperative agreement activities (e.g., quarterly reports, continuation applications, and supplemental applications).
Reviews cooperative agreement narrative and financial reports to assess progress in meeting stated objectives and the status of expenditures in relation to planned budgets.
Conducts site visits to assess progress of partner organizations in meeting program objectives.
Analyzes and evaluates program activities and writes reports and abstracts on findings for presentation at national and international conferences and meetings. Provides guidance and technical assistance to partners in analyzing and evaluating program activities and developing reports and presentations for conferences and meetings.



As an in-country expert on matters pertaining to the quality of testing and quality management systems of laboratories located within Tanzania, job holder represents CDC/Tanzania at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. Briefs agency officials on the results of such meetings and prepares written reports for submission to other interested parties.

Represents the agency in discussing and developing financial commitment proposals for laboratory programs at administrative and strategic planning meetings. This includes all USG PEPFAR implementing agencies (Departments of State, Defence, Health and Human Services (including Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health), USAID, and Peace Corps).

Participates in internal and interagency technical working groups to ensure adherence to internationally accepted/directed standards for laboratories within the host country.

Note: Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency.





Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s level degree or Advanced Diploma in Applied Biology (Molecular Biology), Medical Laboratory Technology or related science (medicine, biology, microbiology or chemistry) is required. Completion of additional post graduate training in medical laboratory technology (minimum 6 months), such as specialist training in specific lab section, Molecular Biology, Quality Assurance Laboratory Testing Standards or MPH is required.

A minimum of five years with Bachelor Degree or eight years with Advanced Diploma working in a laboratory setting, supporting HIV/AIDS health care, national reference laboratory or other public health laboratory.

Post Entry Training:

Attendance at conferences and workshops addressing laboratory practice including HIV conferences and workshops. Agency-specific leadership and development and grants/cooperative agreements management training are required.

Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili in (speaking, reading and writing) are required.

Knowledge:
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in advanced laboratory techniques is required including comprehensive knowledge of procedures for laboratory diagnostics and associated technologies. Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS, as well as opportunistic infections issues is required. Good working knowledge of the principles of laboratory management including strategic planning, personnel, forecasting and management of procurement, supplies and equipment.

Comprehensive knowledge of the host government laboratory facilities, health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required. Good working knowledge of USG public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results is required.

Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.

Skills and Abilities:

Strong oral and written communications skills are required. Ability to analyze, understand and discuss program design, management and implementation approaches is required. This includes the development of evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports. Ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.

The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders. Considerable innovation will be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in laboratory programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities and to work with partners on national strategic planning for laboratory programs.

Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. Advanced knowledge of statistics and data analysis is required.



How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:



Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.



A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References



Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: 2294726 or 2294970

Human Resources Assistant Job at American Embassy

Job Title: Human Resources Assistant

Employer: American Embassy – Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014


Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities;

Prepares vacancy announcements for LE Staff positions and ensures their distribution within the Mission and local media to introduce announcements to potential qualified candidates. Collects applications for vacancies and screens them according to advertised required qualifications. Coordinates with supervisor of the vacancy for interviews, prepares interview worksheets, and attends the interviews as observer to ensure that the recruitment processes are according to set guidelines. Conducts English/Kiswahili testing and any other relevant testing required by the supervisor. Advises applicants of selection/non-selection. Make analysis of compensation elements of applicant's current salaries and recommends starting salaries to the HR Management Specialist. Obtains pre-employment clearances - Coordinates with Health Unit to obtain medical clearances and RSO to obtain security clearance.
Process conditional and formal letters of employment.
Process all hiring paperwork for new employee, personnel action, personal service agreements, etc via Post Personnel. Conducts orientation on employee's first day of hire.
Responsible for training and employee development records for all STATE LE Staff. Publishes training announcements from FSI or other posts accordingly. Solicit section's training needs at the beginning of the fiscal year and forwards spreadsheet to the Finance office for budget planning. Inform sections of funding availability and seek their prioritized list of training depending on funding available. Walks through the process with the employee by helping with pre-departure arrangements and ensures that all relevant forms are completed. Makes sure employee completes the "Repayment Agreement" form and maintains the training spreadsheet. Conducts surveys for identifying potential training institutions locally for possible training opportunities that would be available locally. Liaise with FSI or other AF posts to check on possibilities of bringing training to post and coordinate accordingly.
Answers queries for employees on leave, evaluation reports, compensation, promotions, separations and other benefits.
Responsible for keeping track and updating Post Personnel Software to maintain current information for all local positions and LE Staff records at post. Responsible for preparing renewals and extensions of the Personnel Service Agreements of all LE Staff.
Maintains the Official Personnel Folders for all Locally Employed Staff of all agencies (except USAID) Insuring that all necessary documentation and forms are complete and filed accordingly. Also maintains subject files on issues concerning LE Staff. Drafts various letters, memos and cables. Maintains good level of office supplies and submits requests when required.
Acts as a backup to the 2nd Human Resources Assistant position and performs any other duties assigned.



Qualifications Required:

Completion of Secondary School is required.
Three years of experience performing Human Resources or general administrative work is required.

Language proficiency:
Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required. Written products such as cables, and reports are required of this position.

Knowledge:
Good working level understanding and knowledge of Foreign Affairs Manual, Foreign Affairs Handbook,
ICASS Handbook and applicable ICASS/HR cable guidance, Standardized Regulations,
Management Policies and Procedures and other pertinent Tanzanian Government law/regulations governing Local employees.

Skills and Abilities:

Computer knowledge in various software is required.
Must be highly organized, personable, tactful, and capable of maintaining good working relationship with employees and supervisors.




How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:



Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.



A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References



Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: 2294726 or 2294970

Computer Management Specialist Jobs at American Embassy


Job Title: Computer Management Specialist

Employer: American Embassy – Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 6th March 2014


Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems.
Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future computer hardware and software needs.
Conduct research on desktop products in support of network development efforts. Evaluate and recommend products for purchase.
Write technical specifications and statement of work for purchase of desktop hardware, software and related products.

Perform onsite analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex desktop problems for end users, and recommend and implement corrective solutions, including offsite repair for remote users as needed.
Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot end-user workstations and related hardware and software in order to deliver required desktop service levels.
Maintain workstation operating system healthy by properly patching all systems and Re-image all workstation that have been detected to be compromised.
Assess the need for and implement performance upgrades to PC boxes, including the installation of CPUs, I/O and NIC cards, hard disks, ribbon cables, hard drives, RAM, memory chips, CD-ROMs, and so on.
Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution.
Collaborate with Systems manager and IT Chief to ensure efficient operation of the CDC desktops computing environment.
Administer and resolve issues with associated end-user workstation networking software products.
Receive and respond to service requests regarding network, applications, workstations, Telephones, and /or meeting support.
Answer to and perform moves, add-ons and changes requests as they are submitted by CDC Tanzania Management or ITSO representatives.
Assist in preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting, and statistically monitoring desktop operations.
Administer network services such as DNS, DHCP and Active Directory so as to ensure optimal performance of the network.
Manage user accounts and distribution groups by making sure account policies are enforced and distribution groups membership is kept up-to-date.
Monitors and measures the performance of the network; reports problems to the IT Chief.
Maintains documentation of the Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, telecommunications links and telephone systems.
Manages all network servers’ performance and other network components including routers, switches and firewalls.
Resolves problems reported by end users for local area network access, personal computers, networking equipment and provides answers to questions related to these systems.
Receives delivered IT supplies, materials, and equipment; confirms that delivered goods match purchase order specifications of quantity, condition, model number, etc; completes all necessary paperwork for stock items received, and forwards copy of the documentation to procurement and property manager.
Manage and control IT equipment and consumables inventory stock counting / inventory accuracy checks.
Record all IT supplies usage and routinely provide stock level updates
Assign computers and other hardware to users based on recommendations from IT chief and director of operations. Record all equipment movement and provide documentations to property controller.




Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems management or related field is required. SQL, JAVA Database management is required.
Minimum of 3 year of progressively responsible technical experience working in a program with emphasis on analytical, judgmental and expository abilities in the operation, management and utilization of computer and telecommunications systems.

Language proficiency: Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili (reading writing and speaking) is required.


Knowledge:

The incumbent must have an in-depth knowledge of IT and telecommunications systems,
Including data management systems, computer software applications, languages, PABX systems,
Emerging IT trends and technologies, available network hardware and peripherals and computer network systems and network security.
The job holder must have a broad knowledge of the host country IT operational environment,
Including a clear understanding of the IT and communications business environment and external partner activities related to data management.
The incumbent must have a good understanding of the structure and functions of CDC Tanzania, including a broad knowledge of CDC’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


Skills and Abilities:

Skill in troubleshooting and ability to diagnose,
Resolve and prevent computer hardware and software systems problems.
Ability to develop and maintain database and PABX/telecommunications systems.
Ability to train, instruct and assist new users in systems operation. Ability to communicate complex information to non-technical users.
Incumbent must have an advanced skill level in programming, preferably using Visual Basic, and use of Database management systems such as MS access and MS SQL Server.





How to Apply:

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:



Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174). A hard copy of the application form (DS-174) is also available at the American Embassy, gate 3; or


A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or


A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus


Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.


Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.



A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References



Submit Application To:

American Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 229 4000, Ext: 4137/4148/4233/4024
Fax: 2294726 or 2294970

Jobs at The Embassy of Ireland - Head of Administration


Job Title: Head of Administration

Employer: The Embassy of Ireland

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 14th March 2014


Job Description:

Duties:

Manage and maintain office administration systems and structure to support Embassy operations
Manage the administration budget and ensure compliance with budget controls
Oversee the acquisition. Management and disposal of the Embassy’s fixed assets
Manage the upkeep of the office environment and oversee all necessary services
Manage and monitor all the administrative contracts and lease agreements
Manage and monitor the transport and security systems
Oversee property maintenance and ensure services operate efficiently
Oversee all tendering and procurement contracts undertaken by the Embassy
Responsible for human resource management, including performance management and development systems
Ensure the availability of an efficient and effective ICT system at the Embassy
Act as secretary to the Senior Management Team (SMT).

Requirements:

Postgraduate Degree in Public/Business Administration or equivalent qualifications
Practical work experience of not less than 5 years in a related field
Good knowledge of standard computer hardware and software application is essential
Good written and communication skills in English and Swahili
Have strong analytical and solving problems skills
Confidentiality and integrity
Good networking skills and public relations skills


How to Apply:

All Interested candidates should send their cover letter together with their most recent Curriculum Vitae including their email and phone details as well as contact details for three referees through the apply now button
Please note that applications will only be received via email: irishaid@devafrica.com b