April 18, 2021

Job Opportunity at UNV, Programme Finance Assistant

Job Opportunity at UNV, Programme Finance Assistant

 Eligibility criteria

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Assist in financial management activities of the office - 25%

  • Support the preparation of the various financial reports based on our reporting calendar.
  • Ensure that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims, and other entitlements are duly processed.
  • Create and process transactions in the accounting system (ATLAS);
  • Timely do reconciliations and do corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers. Timely response to HQ requests to resolve financial data issues
  • Support in following up key documents and progress reports to ensure disbursements match deliverables and progress according to the agreements.

Support programme and office administration functions (25%):

  • Work closely with finance analyst to manage administration activities of the Tanzania country office and LFI.
  • Assist in managing day to day office administration activities such as managing cleaners, office administration needs etc.
  • Participate in preparation of meetings such as programme board meetings and others
  • Assist the finance analyst in meeting various financial compliance functions.
  • Assist the financial analyst in her role of ensuring compliance of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Finance in consultation with office management.

Support budget preparation and cost allocation (10%):

  • Assist in preparation and modifications of budgets and application of income.
  • Assist in preparation and modifications of the common services budget and follow up and ensure timely payments.
  • Timely preparation of cost-recovery bills for the services provided by, elaboration and implementation of the income tracking system and follow up on cost recovery;

Support office procurement and other logistics (25%):

  • Provides procurement support by following organization procurement rules and guidelines
  • Assist finance analyst in periodically procurement plan and monitoring
  • Provides support to office maintenance and assets management
  • Provides administrative and logistical support by supervising the logistic processes
  • Support office cash management activities, audit and other functions (15%):
  • Assist in timely replenishment of cash imprest for all staff and including petty cash management, reconciliation and retiring according to UN cash management rules.
  • Assist in payments of travel advances and working on travel retirements for Tanzania team by adhering UNCDF travel rules
  • Assist in project audit and ensures that all documents are make available to the auditors and follow up on the implementation of audit findings.
  • Serve as back-up for team upon request as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor and the head of office


Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking and Business Administration is required.

Required experience: Experience remark:

  • At least 2 years of combined work experience supporting accounting and finance functions in a public, private, or non-governmental organization is required.
  • Advanced computer skills including the use of the common Microsoft Office products (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and other general office tools is a plus.
  • Program management or project management experience in development organizations is a plus.

Language Skills

English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise: Finance, accounting and audit Area of expertise details:

Work experience managing financial data, collection, financial analysis, reconciliation, and problem solving is an advantage.

Proficient in using both online and offline accounting software packages and related web-based solutions is an advantage.

Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Application Procedure

Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup . Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile . Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to


Application deadline: 21 April 2021

Job function



Nonprofit Organization ManagementFinancial ServicesHospital & Health Care

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April 17, 2021

12,625 Fully Funded Youth Training at VETA Tanzania

12625 Fully Funded Youth Training at VETA Tanzania 2021 /2022 The Ministry of Labour and Employment is a government ministry of Tanzania Are invited the youth to Apply for 12,625 open Full funded chances chances to join VETA Tanzania in Different Aspect of studies.

The Ministry of Labour and Employment is a government ministry of Tanzania. It was created in 2010 and is responsible for “formulation, monitoring and evaluation of labour, labour market, social security and employment policies.

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Job Opportunity at U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Commercial Specialist

Job Opportunity at U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Commercial Specialist

 Commercial Specialist 

The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and Qualified applicants for the position below.

Position Title: Commercial Specialist

Vacancy Number: DaresSalaam-2021 -018


 25% – Trade facilitation through business matchmaking, including identifying potential partners (incl., distributors, agents, etc.)

The incumbent identifies potential distributors, representatives, joint venture partners, or other professional contacts to support U.S. company

market-entry strategies. After partner identification, the Commercial Specialist will use persuasion and negotiation skills to secure meetings or

exchanges with U.S. firms and foreign partners. To find appropriate partners, the incumbent uses a wide variety of online resources, in person

networking events, and comprehensive market knowledge. The incumbent will use high-quality written communication (emails, letters),

phone introductions, and in-person meetings to develop these relationships. The incumbent will adhere to strict quality control guidelines and

standard operating procedures for each type of service, including deadlines for delivery of services.

25% – Trade events

The incumbent is responsible for proposing and organizing trade missions, expos, seminars, video conferences within assigned sectors. S/he

identifies potential buyers through their professional network, organizes delegations to major U.S. trade shows several times per years;

organizes expositions of U.S. products and services in key industry sectors; arranges seminars and videoconferences to explain how to do

business in Tanzania and best-prospect industries for U.S. companies. Trade event management involves developing budgets for trade

events, managing complex details regarding logistics and event formats (timelines, technology), providing educational content, and arranging

meetings between prospective buyers and sellers. These events will be performed throughout the year with the goal of introducing U.S.

companies to foreign buyers and markets to help them export their products and services.

25% – Counseling

The incumbent advises U.S. companies on the suitability of their products/services for the local market and effective market-entry strategies.

S/he responds to a wide range of inquiries from U.S. firms seeking export information and from Tanzanian companies about sourcing U.S.

products and services. S/he prepares talking points and speeches and gives presentations about U.S. Commercial Service programs and

bilateral trade relations to business and government audiences in the U.S. and host country.

15% – Trade Contacts and Market Development

The incumbent serves as principal advisor to the Senior Commercial Officer in assigned industry sectors. In this capacity s/he develops and

maintains a wide array of reliable contacts vital to U.S. commercial interests, including senior level government officials, top executives in

banking, commerce, industry, and trade associations. S/he uses these contacts to identify and resolve trade barriers and trade complaints and

to identify market opportunities and potential partners for U.S. companies. The incumbent makes recommendations to assure maximum

promotion of U.S. exports and communicating the complex factors in the changing political and economic landscape, as well as foreign

competition and cultural barriers. Incumbent works closely with government officials, trade and industry associations and leading private-sector

companies to eliminate non-tariff barriers that may jeopardize U.S. exports. Contact and market development take place throughout the year

via personal interactions, social media engagement and outreach to potential business partners in verbal and written form. To increase trade

contacts and disseminate information about market development, the incumbent will be responsible for updating the commercial service web

site to reflect market opportunities and events.

10 % Market Research

Market research involves synthesizing information about Tanzanian market sectors into digestible market research reports used by U.S.

companies to determine how to be successful in multiple industry sectors. The incumbent prepares factually accurate market studies for

assigned sectors, analyzing statistics and forecasting trends in trade, production and market-growth potential. Sources of information include

government reports and contacts; industry and trade association reports and contacts; reputable consultancy reports; multilateral development

bank reports and statistics. When official information isn’t readily available, incumbent uses industry contacts to estimate data. Incumbent

prepares short market research on changing laws and regulations as well as the comprehensive annual commercial guide to the local market.

Job holder will perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience in business or government in the field of marketing, trade promotion, sales, international trade or international business administration, economics, research, or economic development is required.

Education Requirements:

A. Bachelors degree in business management or administration, marketing, finance, international trade, economics, accounting, supply chain

management, or engineering is required.


LANGUAGE: English language fluency in reading, speaking and writing is required and Swahili language proficiency in reading, speaking and writing

is required. (this may be tested)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

The U.S. Mission in Tanzania offers compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

  • IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.

For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

Copy of Bachelor’s Degree


Proof of Citizenship


Other (if any)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted only via email.


Applicants MUST follow instructions in the notice on the website:

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted only via email.

The deadline for submitting the application is 30 April 2021


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Job Opportunity at Total, Sales Manager - Lake zone

 ales Manager - Lake zone

Total Mwanza, Mwanza, Tanzania 

Job Description

  • Follow up on sales Activity for existing GT clients in Lake Region, making sure the clients have adequate stock levels of all products and order on time in line with logistics organisation.
  • Makes direct follow up on the GT clients to ensure Safety policy and proper product storage and handling is followed as well as maintaining good corporate image.
  • Makes close follow up on payment by GT and reseller customers as per payment terms set into their contracts
  • Deliver monthly statements to GT clients.
  • Reconcile and acknowledgement of balance to be made
  • Indulge in market intelligence and surveys on competitors’ prices offered to clients in the region and report accordingly.
  • Involve fully in prospection activities across all sectors of the economy in the region
  • Ensure customer service is systematically carried out to minimize/manage complaints
  • Makes inventories of equipment on GT sites and advice on necessary replacement or additions should need be. Follow up on all preventive maintenance in GT sites.
  • Follow-up on removal of equipment from clients sites to ensure safe disposition on relevant storage locations / depots.
  • General follow up of all General trade customers and prospects in the region with clear and timed reporting schedule.
  • Context and environment
  • Market is characterised by partial price regulation by Government (Joint Procurement)
  • Market is characterised by rampant discounting on depot fuel selling prices
  • Market is characterised by presence of cheap lube products and counterfeiting
  • Market is characterised by strong price negotiators across clientele.
  • Weak maintenance programmes.

Candidate profile

  • University degree in Engineering, or Commercial Fields.
  • 3 years experience working on a sales oriented company
  • Negotiation/communication skills, proactive, Self reliant and fluent in English& Swahili.
  • Computer literate.
  • Holder of valid driving license.

Offer ID: 36832BR


Admin Sales Support/ Trading

Region, department, area


Employment type

Fixed term position

Experience Level Required: Minimum 3 years

Employer Company: TOTAL TANZANIA LTD


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Job Opportunity at Total, Fleet and Training Supervisor

Job Opportunity at Total, Fleet and Training Supervisor

 Fleet and Training Supervisor  

Job Description


  • Ensure deployment of the PATROM rules and Branch standards and local regulations.
  • Enforce HSEQ rules and procedures concerning transport activity.
  • Quality Control of products to be within Tanzania quality specifications as per TBS.
  • Participate in accident/incident analyses with the HSEQ Manager.
  • Implement the corrective and preventive actions defined following accidents and incidents (in Tanzania or in the group)
  • Put in place controls to prevent fraud during product transport
  • Assist transporters on the implementation of a safety management system for transporter


  • Participate in internal/external transport audits and manage the follow-up action plan. (SMS, SMT, ICT…)
  • Implement a follow up for the transportation action plan
  • Implement and follow up operations and vehicle inspections (Roadworthiness, Vetting, safe to load)
  • Implement and follow up transportation activity KPI
  • Determine the size of the fleet
  • Implement the corrective and preventative actions defined following accidents and incidents
  • Before the integration of a new truck into the fleet, manage all the acceptance procedures
  • Validate and communicate the list of approved vehicles
  • Carry out trend analysis of technical anomalies recorded and put forward action plans to reduce them
  • Vetting vehicle in the fleet
  • Carry out spot checks on equipment
  • Inspect vetting quality
  • Validate and communicate the list of approved  vehicles
  • Assess the performance of transporters
  • Optimize the performance of the fleet to reduce transportation costs
  • Act as an interface between transporters, clients and the depots to optimize the delivery flows


  • Coordinating Drivers training as per PATROM standards, make sure training program (including theory, practical, assessments) prepared and implemented.
  • Work together with the transporter to achieve training objectives and make sure training procedure is developed
  • Check the quality of the training dispense to the drivers
  • Monitor drivers deadlines (Regulatory training, PATROM, Preventative training, medical check, etc)
  • Validate and communicate the list of accredited drivers
  • Work together with a transporter to prepare and circulate Toolbox meetings topics
  • Carry out spot checks on driver
  • Carry out spot checks on compliance with procedures (depot, station, transporter)
  • Train safe to load Operators
  • Raise awareness and motivate the team of safe to load about the safety of transport operations.
  • Set up toolbox meetings with drivers and transporters.


  • Cross-check correctness of  transport invoices
  • Context and environment
  • Managing transport activity in a difficult environment due  to:
  • The difference between local regulations and PATROM.
  • The level of safety awareness of drivers and transporters
  • The level of performance of some transporters
  • Road conditions and infrastructure
  • Coordinating with different departments to ensure timely deliveries in a safe manner
  • The Customer Service department, Depot managers, and the affiliate HSEQ manager

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Logistics.
  • Good knowledge and experience of petroleum industry operations.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position.
  • Leadership abilities and be capable of working without supervision.
  • Strong adherence to safety policies and regulations.
  • Ability to understand complex processes and how they affect information systems.
  • Negotiation abilities, rigor, high integrity standards, resistance to stress and ability to anticipate and react quickly.

Fluent in MS Office.


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3 Job Opportunities at TANESCO, Land Surveyor Trainees

3 Job Opportunities at TANESCO, Land Surveyor Trainees




APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-04-14 2021-04-27


i. To assist in carry out surveying and mapping studies for the company’s activities;

ii. To assist in coordinate survey findings with work of engineering and other technical personnel, clients, and others concerned with project;

iii. To assist in develop new data from photogrammetric, remote sensing records (aerial lidar survey, satellite);

iv. To work closely with environmental officers and sociologist to all new projects in the Preparation of Resettlement Policy Frameworks (RPF) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) as well as implementation of resettlement action plans; and

v. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


Bachelor Degree in any of the following fields: Land Survey or Geo-informatics from a recognized Institution.


The deadline for submitting the application is 27 April 2021


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Job Opportunity at EWURA, Commercial Manager – Water and Sanitation

Job Opportunity at EWURA, Commercial Manager – Water and Sanitation

 Commercial Manager – Water and Sanitation 

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and Natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanians are invited to apply.


Post Title : Commercial Manager – Water and Sanitation

Duty Station : EWURA Head Office – Dodoma

Reports to : Director of Water and Sanitation

Commercial Manager – Water and Sanitation will be responsible for ensuring optimal provision of economic inputs in regulating water and sanitation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide support in overseeing effective and efficient application of provisions of the Water Supply and Sanitation Act in order to ensure commercial aspects of the water and sanitation sector are in conformity with provision of the Act and good industry practices.
  • To provide support in ensuring optimal provision of economic inputs to regulating and controlling the distribution and sale of water.
  • To regularly monitor market’s demand-supply dynamics of water and sanitation services and keep track of prices of water in national and international markets.
  • To provide support in reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking licenses for water supply and sanitation services as per the Act and accepted standards.
  • To develop effective business models for improving quality of service in delivery of water and sanitation services.
  • To provide support in reviewing, for updating, and advice on the entire water and sanitation licensing process, including licence application, licence fees, rules and terms and conditions of licenses for supply of water and sanitation services to consumers
  • To provide support in reviewing and advising on business plans, tariffs and prices of water and sanitation services.
  • To assist in conducting studies necessary for administrative and management purposes.
  • To provide support in monitoring and measuring licensees’ performance and compliance with the Act.
  • To undertake any related other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Environmental, Civil and Water Resources or Municipal and Industrial Services) from a recognized University.
  • Possession of Master’s degree qualifications in the relevant fields or others such as Business Administration or Finance.
  • Must be registered by the Engineers Registration Board as a Professional Engineer
  • Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications
  • Technology (ICT) application
  • Possession of at least seven (7) years’ work experience in relevant fields out of which three (3) should be in a senior position
  • Knowledge and familiarity on sector regulation will be an added advantage

Personal Attributes

In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:

  • A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team;
  • Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
  • Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

Tenure and Remuneration

  • A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
  • EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.


Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 28th April, 2021.

Only short listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General,

Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA),

EWURA House, Plot No 3, Block AD, Medeli West,

P O Box 2857,


The deadline for submitting the application is 28 April 2021

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