Jobs at DMI

The Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute (DMI) is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Transport established by the Act of Parliament No. 22 of 1991 as a specialized institution for the provision of Maritime Education and Training, Research and Consultancy servisers in the Maritime Industry.
DMI is fully accredited by Surface and Marine transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) to offer education and training in accordance with the international convention on standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 as amended. DMI is also accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and is recognized by East African Corperation (EAC) as a Center of Excellence for Maritime Education and Training in East African Region.
According to the Act of establishment of DMI, Section 8 (1), the Board of Governors of the Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute invites qualified Tanzanians with relevant qualifications as spelt out here under, to apply for the position of the Principal.

Job Title: Principal

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Accounting officer of the institute.
• Chief executive of the institute.
• Oversees the day to day management and administration of the operations and affairs of the institute.
• Responsible for the initiation, obtaining approval and implementation of change in objectives, policies, strategy or organization of DMI.
• Ensures that accounting, financial, operational and administrative systems, policies, guidelines, procedures and controls are adequate and effective throughout the institute.
• ensures all matters pertaining to personnel, administration, finance and development of the institute are performed efficiently and effectively.
• Endeavors to cause the image of DMI upheld high by enforcing up to date teaching and quality standards.
• Ensures that various researches and consultancy activities are carried out.
• Is answerable to the Board of Governors.

Minimum Qualifications
• A holder of PHD in a Maritime Discipline
• A holder of PHD in any field in addition to holding a Chief Mate or Second Engineer Certificate of Competency.
• A holder of Master Mariner or Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency in addition to holding a Masters Degree in a maritime related field.

Working Experience
Have academic and administrative experience of at least twelve (12)years, five of which must be at higher management post in a reputable institution and capability in the area of technical education and training.


DMI will offer competitive and attractive salary and other fringe benefits as per Scheme of Service depending on qualification and experience.

Tenure of Office

The principal will be appointed for five (5) years term, renewable once upon satistactory performance and a may be determined by the Board.

Mode of Application

All applications should consist of application letter, curriculum vitae, one passport size photograph, certified copies of academic/professional certificates, mobile phone number and e-mail address, names and addresses of three work related referees.
Applications should be marked on top of the envelop with title “Application for the Vacant post of principal DMI” and should reach the postal address indicated below within three (3) weeks from the date of this advertisement.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Board of Governors
Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute

Postal Address:

Board of Governors
Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute
P.O.BOX 6727

Source: Daily News 19th January, 2016

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