1.0 Background

The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) is seeking to
recruit a Researcher on a four-year global surgical systems research project: Scaling up
Safe Surgery for District and Rural Populations in Africa (SURG-Africa). The project
commenced on January 2017.

The Project is advertising for a Researcher with excellent quantitative methods skills
(essential) and qualitative methods skills (desirable), plus ambition and drive, to join a
cutting edge global health research team. The Researcher will contribute to study
design, implementation, analysis and write-up as part of a global health team.
The Researcher will be accountable to the Director General of the ECSA-HC through
the Chief Executive Officer COSECSA. The Researcher will work closely with the
Tanzania Surgical Society with support from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
(RCSI) and researchers and implementers in the partner countries. The Researcher will
be mainly based at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in the Northern Zone
of Tanzania; and will spend time and work closely with colleagues at the Secretariat of
the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), based in

2.0 The Project
The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) is a member of
an international consortium, implementing a new European Union Horizon 2020
program-funded global surgical research project: Scaling up Safe Surgery for District
and Rural Populations in Africa (SURG-Africa). The research programme will provide
evidence to ministries of health on how to scale up surgical systems to national level in
Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia drawing on lessons from an earlier study

The focus will be on building a national surgical information system for Tanzania and a
model of effective and sustainable surgical supervision of district hospitals. A

participatory implementation research approach will be adopted, incorporating
quantitative and qualitative research methods.
ECSA-HC will have overall responsibility for the design and delivery of the Tanzania
specific research and implementation work package, working closely with TSA and
The international partners are the RCSI (project coordinator), Radboud University
Medical Centre (RUMC), Netherlands; Oxford University, UK; College of Medicine,
University of Malawi (CoM), and Surgical Society of Zambia (SSZ). RCSI will oversee
the quantitative and qualitative research; Oxford overseeing the training and
implementation of the intervention while RUMC will oversee the economic and policylevel
3.0 Roles and Responsibilities of the Post
The principal responsibilities of the Researcher in Tanzania are to:-
a) Coordinate the implementation of the intervention activities
b) Contribute to the design and lead on implementation of the research activities
c) Coordinate intervention and research implementation in collaboration with the
The specific responsibilities of the research will be to:-
i. Contribute to the study design and quantitative and qualitative
implementation of the research.
ii. Facilitate ethics committee applications and reporting in Tanzania
iii. Contribute to data collection tool development and undertaking and
overseeing the piloting.
iv. Conduct training and in-the-field supervision of data collectors.
v. Oversee and ensure data transmission, data checking and cleaning; and
data monitoring and feedback.
vi. Undertake referral and district hospital visits where s/he will elicit support for
the project; collect data from staff, project and hospital records; and verify
vii. Contribute to the analysis of quantitative data.
viii. Undertake interviews and focus group discussions, where necessary with
the support of more experienced researchers.
ix. Contribute to the design of the intervention package.
x. Coordinate communication between the consortium and local partners to
keep stakeholders up to date about progress on implementing the
xi. Undertake field visits to support other partners in delivering the intervention.
xii. Undertake qualitative data coding and analysis.
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xiii. Undertake research coordination activities, including communicating with
and coordinating the activities of project partners in Tanzania
xiv. Undertake communication and reporting to the European Commission
including preparation of financial, management reports, and deliverables.
xv. Access relevant reports and grey literature in Tanzania.
xvi. Co-author and lead on academic papers and briefs.
xvii. Communicate with national stakeholders and coordinate stakeholder events in
xviii. Represent the best interests of the ECSA-HC and SURG-Africa Project at
all times.
xix. Perform such other duties as may be required.
While the position is based at Moshi – see , the post-holder will
be expected to spend periods of time in the field (mainly in the Northern Zone) to
oversee and coordinate intervention and research activities. This will involve visits to
referral and district hospitals to set up and oversee data collection; and to meet with and
undertake interviews and focus group discussions with hospital staff.
The post-holder will be supported by and be able to consult with experts in research
study design, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and economics. S/he will
support the ECSA-HC PI in undertaking all necessary activities, including field work;
communications with the partners and the EC project and financial management and
reporting duties. S/he will contribute actively to the design and implementation of the
research studies; and to data analysis, write up and publication / dissemination of

4.0 Reporting
The post holder will report to Principal Investigators of the project in Tanzania; and will
be supported and co-supervised by the RCSI-based Research Fellow.
5.0 Education Qualifications & Experience
i. A first degree in Medicine, Medical Sciences or Social Sciences
ii. A Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Health, Public
Health or another project-relevant discipline that included quantitative research
iii. Qualifications in quantitative research and or statistical packages are added
6.0 Work Experience

i. At least 3 years of work experience in biostatistics or epidemiology, or significant
research experience in a project related area.
ii. Evidence of excellent quantitative data management and analysis skills.
iii. Evidence of excellent writing, communication and presentation skills, including
excellence in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power point)
iv. Evidence of research outputs, e.g. co-authored journal articles and/or conference
abstracts and oral presentations, commensurate with previous research
v. Evidence of attention to detail and thoroughness in work practices and an ability
to meet deadlines.
vi. A capacity to work collaboratively and build relationships as part of a team
vii. Competency in statistical analysis software packages such as Stata, SPSS, SAS
and R.
viii. Research or work experience in health services delivery in sub-Saharan Africa,
ideally in Tanzania.
ix. Experience with district health management and organization.
x. Knowledge of the delivery of surgical services.
xi. Experience in the implementation of quantitative research studies.
xii. Experience in qualitative research methods.
7.0 Personal Attributes
The post-holder needs to be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and have proven
ability to develop her/his research skills and those of the partners.
8.0 Remuneration Package
A competitive international package will be offered to the right candidate.
9.0 Contract Appointment
This is a two-year performance based contract. The Contract is renewable upon
satisfactory performance, subject to availability of funds and mutual agreement between
the employee and the employer

10.0 Method of Application
This is an international competitive position and suitably qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply for the post by submitting the following:
i. A brief application letter justifying the suitability of the candidate for the post.
ii. A detailed CV.
iii. Certified Copies of Educational and Professional Certificates.
iv. Names, addresses and contact details (telephone, fax and e-mail) of three

All applications should be sent electronically, with supporting documents as

10.0 Method of Application
Applications should arrive not later than 5.00 pm Wednesday 20th March 2017.
All applications must be addressed to:

The Director General
East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community
Plot 157 Oloirien, Njiro Road
P.O. Box 1009 Arusha, Tanzania
E-mail: with copies to:;,,,

The East, Central and Southern Africa- Health Community is an equal opportunity

employer, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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JTI is a member of Japan Tobacco group of companies (JT). We were formed as recently as 1999. yet today we operate in 120 countries. A diverse company that makes excellence the standard and constantly looks to the future. we have a clear goal to be the most successful and respected tobacco company in the world.

JTI Global leaf function is integral to achieving this goal. Set up in 2009. Leaf Services aims to source the best tobacco and reliably supply quality leaf that underpins our global success. We have a vision to become recognized as a global leader in sustainable leaf supply with a mission to source the best tobacco at the best cost. In Tanzania our key operations are in
Tabora & Morogoro regions respectively
You can play a key part in securing a safe and prosperous future for JTI and yourself.

Agricultural Labour Practices Supervisor
You will be joining the Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communications Department reporting to the Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communications Manager in Morogoro.

This position is responsible for:
Developing and producing Agricultural Labour Practices communication materials according to the local needs and requirements in cooperation with communications function and ensure alignment with relevant function of ALP training content and schedule for Production Technicians and Growers.
Consolidating and analysing ALP observations in order to provide recommendations for improvement programs to the ALP
Committee and ensure robust and timely reporting on ALP program.
Compliance with GL Financial instructions and standards by ensuring that labor practices budgets are managed and planned in a timely manner.
Support identification of projects to be implemented in contracted grower communities in cooperation with Social
Programs function.
Executing other projects as assigned by Line Manager and providing support where needed for Corporate
Communications function.

Human Resources Business Partner Associate
You will be joining the Human Resources Department reporting to the Leaf Human Resources Manager in Tabora.
This position is responsible for:

Handling Employee and Labour Relations matters by facilitating the proper disciplinary procedures on site. support the implementation of HR policies and procedures in line with Tanzanian Labour legislation first line support to responding to grievances received and resolving them accordingly as per internal policy documenting and processing all administration linked to first line employee/employer consultations including minutes warning letters poor performance improvement plans and ensuring effective negotiating process is maintained with unions to ensure a sound employee relation environment.
Supporting Human Resources administrative functions and processing all necessary paperwork from recruitment to exit and submitting to Compensation /!t Benefits team for processing attending to general HR queries from employees and management and escalate to HR & Manager when required Following up and provides feedback to line and employees on core HR services & HR initiatives being implemented facilitating the recruitment and onboarding of seasonal
Supporting the Compensation and Benefits team by working together in the administration of all C&B programs such as medical services, seasonal employees program and in the implementation, and management of compensation initiatives to ensure that compensation practices are linked to the overall JTI guidelines, principles and local strategy to attract and retain talent on site.
Supporting the Talent Management team in in the administration of all Talent Management interventions project coordination-EES, recruitment and selection, Assessments and Performance management and the annual performance planning on site, coaching and review process using Dialogue, including calibration of performance objectives across functions and utilization of the Dialogue system in order to embed a performance management culture within the business that is aligned with JTI values.
Performing any other tasks assigned by Supervisor.

Senior Buyer
You will be joining the Leaf Buying and Services Department reporting to the Leaf Quality Manager in Morogoro.

This position is responsible for:
Purchasing tobacco from designated buying stations and ensuring rules and regulations pertaining to market center procedures are followed.
Monitoring of TIB classification ensuring that grade and price given matches the quality and value, of tobacco.
Supervising buyers to ensure tobacco purchased is not mixed, over conditioned or containing NTRM.
Monitoring buyers in checking randomly weight at between 5 – 10% of bales to confirm weight compliance
Monitoring of data by Insuring that signing of PCN and all information regarding bales, grades and weight conform to the market purchased.
Compliance with JTI Environmental, Health and Safety Standards by promoting safety in all tasks performed.
Providing Assistance the leaf quality manager in Training of junior buyers, classifiers and new recruits and performing any other tasks as JTL

Junior Classifier
You will be joining the Leaf Buying and Services Department reporting to the Internal Grading supervisor in Morogoro.
This position is responsible for:

Assisting in classification of purchased tobacco under the direct charge of the IG Supervisor.
Monitoring the quality of purchased tobacco by working closely with IG Supervisor in resolving any issues or problems pertaining to the quality or condition of tobacco.
Compliance with JTI Environmental, Health and Safety Standards by promoting safety in all tasks performed.
Performing any other tasks as assigned by line supervisor.

Application Instructions

The qualified candidates can send their detailed CV and cover letters through by 18th March 2017. Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted further

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9th March, 2017

On behalf of The Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency (PBPA), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill 1 vacant post as shown below.


The Executive Director shall be responsible for coordinating and managing procurement of the petroleum products through the Bulk Procurement System. The Executive Director is the Accounting Officer of the Agency, the Secretary to the MAB and responsible for: –

 Day to day management of the Agency;
 Development and implementation of Agency’s Plans;
 Annual reviews, monitoring and evaluation of the Agency performance;
 Preparation of annual reports and financial statements of the Agency for submission to the relevant authorities;
 Management of financial resources, property and business;
 Management and development of human resources; and
 Ensuring development and sustainability of the Agency.

 Bachelor’s Degree in geosciences, engineering; law, finance, economics, and management with minimum of ten (10) years of working experience of which at least three (3) years must be in Principal Position and above.
 Holder of post graduate degree in the relevant academic field.
 Knowledge on Petroleum Industry will be an added advantage.

The ideal candidate is also expected to have the following qualities:
 Person of moral character, proven integrity, and professional competence;
 No conflict of interest with the Agency’s activities; and
 Visionary, innovative and results-oriented.
 Age below 55 years.

 Five (5) years contract renewable once subject to good performance and delivery.

 Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s Salary Scale.

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania;
ii. Applicants must attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact, postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of academic certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
 Computer Certificate;
 Professional certificates from relevant Authorities;
v. Form VI and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted;
vi. Testimonials and all Partial Transcripts will not be accepted;
vii. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;
viii. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
ix. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
x. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
xi. Certificates from Foreign Examination Bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
xii. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU),
xiii. The attachments shall include one recent passport size photo, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and the applicant’s birth certificate.
xiv. Deadline for application is 23th March, 2017.
xv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview,
xvi. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,

i. All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; (This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)


P.O.BOX 63100,

Public Service Recruitment Secretariat.

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