MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences is inviting applications from suitably qualifiedTanzanians to be considered for employment to fill the following vacant posts:-
1. SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER I - 1 POST
a) Required Qualification
Holder of the University Master Degree in any of the following:- Economics, Educational
Planning, Engineering Management, Statistics, Project Management , Strategic Planning.
b) Experience: Five (5) years working experience in similar post.
c) Duties and responsibilities
Formulates and co-ordinates corporate plans and strategies based upon priorities for
resource allocation to various functional programmes.
Co-ordinates preparation of recurrent and capital development budgets and prepares midterm
Participates in educational and administrative efficiency studies.
Co-ordinates the preparation of project write-ups
Identifies problems related to goals and policies and makes proposals for review
Advisers on suitable investment opportunities for the University and sets necessary criteria
Compiles project profiles including sources of funding, custodian of agreements with
donors and monitors reports.
Assists the Principal Planning Officer in managing the General Planning sub-system of the
Directorate of Planning and Investment.
Assists as part of project teams and on occasion project manage a team on major
development schemes, providing professional input into negotiations, motivating the
project team, agreeing timetables, and ensuring the quality of timeliness of output as
Performs any other duties as assigned by ones reporting officer.
2. HEALTH LABORATORY SCIENTIFIC OFFICER GRADE I – 2 POSTS.
a) Required Qualification
Holder of Bachelor degree/Advanced Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Advanced
Diploma from a recognized Institution. Must have been acquired registration as a Graduate
Health Laboratory Scientific Officer by competent relevant board/authority
b) Experience: Three (3) years working experience in similar post
c) Duties and Responsibilities
Organizes practical for undergraduate students.
Participates in consultancy projects under close supervision of senior staff.
Assists in consultancy, research and development in health field.
Assists Academic staff in their research and development activities.
Plans and supervises maintenance of laboratory/ workshop equipments and facilities.
Prepares manuscripts, laboratory practical and other relevant needs.
Instructs undergraduate and postgraduate students during practical.
Develops and modifies student’s experiments and experimental rigns in consultation with
academic members of staff.
Supervises and orients Technicians and Artisans in their duties.
Conducts on the job training for Technicians.
Guides technicians in their daily activities
Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.
3. LEGAL OFICER GRADE II – 1 POST
a) Required Qualification
Holder of LLB degree plus one (1) year intern-ship/law school
b) Duties and Responsibilities
Index, file, register Government notice and all other legal documents and ensure their safe
Compile evidence relevant for court cases involving the University.
Attend to registration of all legal documents and probate matters.
Take charge of documents and correspondences of already assigned cases.
Deal with all legal routine correspondences addressed to the University Drafts prescribed
legal documents, forms and contract.
Follow up on documents and proceedings in courts.
Present the University in legal actions and Court cases
Prepare legal briefs and provide legal advice.
Liaise with retained external legal agencies.
Prepare drafts amendments to the University Charter and its regulations made there under.
Scrutinize and effect registration of leases and transfer of properties in liaison with Estate
Manager and participate in negotiations for writing up contract pertaining to such leases
and transfer of properties.
Perform any other duties assigned by one’s reporting officer
4.TELEPHONE OPERATOR II – 1 POST
a) Required Qualifications
Holder of certificate of Secondary Education with credit passes in English, Kiswahili and Geography
or form six who has principal pass in English and has attained certificate in telephone maintainance or
equivalent qualification from VETA or any other recognized Institution.
b) Duties and Responsibilities.
Make repair of Telephone Receivers both for Extensions and Direct lines for the entire
Make repair of the Telephone cables across the University.
Rectify telephone faulties on daily basis that are reported by staff.
Connect new extensions and direct lines to telephone users.
Fix telephone receivers and cables at various places.
Assists the Telephone Supervisor in preparing the University Telephone Directory.
Arranges telephone repairs/ servicing
Performs any other duties as may be assigned to from time to time by one's reporting
5. DRIVER II - 2 POSTS
a) Required Qualification
Holder of Form IV Certificate with passes in Kiswahili and English plus a clean valid Driving License
at appropriate class and working experience of at least three (3) yearsin a similar position and must
also possess Trade Test Grade II in Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Driving Certificate Grade II from a
recognized Institution such as NIT or VETA.
b) Duties and Responsibilitie
Drives pool University vehicles safely.
Ensuresafety of passenger (s) during driving
Ensures safe-keeping of the vehicle and its tools
Maintains disciplined behaviour, smartness and proper conduct in rendering services.
Maintains cleanliness of the vehicle and tools
Reports promptly any defects or problems detected in the vehicle.
Undertakes minor repairs when necessary.
Performs messengerial duties such as dispatching documents/letters and collecting
Checks validity of insurance, TLB, Plying fees etc and reports the same to the
Transport Officer for necessary action.
Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by one's reporting officer.
1. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL POSTS:
i) Applicants must attach an up to date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contact postal address, email address and telephone numbers.
ii) Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.
iii) The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the application
letter and marked on the envelope.
iv) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
certificates/transcripts as follows:
Postgraduate Degree/First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
Computer Certificates where applicable.
Professional Certificates from respective boards where applicable.
One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
v) Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged
academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
vi) Applicants currently employed in the public service should route their application
letters through their respective employers.
vii) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
viii) Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for
Universities (TCU) or National Acreditation Council for Technical Education
(NACTE) for foreign non degree certificates
ix) Women are highly encouraged to apply.
x) Only shortlisted candidates will be informed the date for interview.
xi) APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED OR HAND DELIVERED TO
THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS on or before 4.00 p.m on 20th June, 2016 (i.e.
Deadline for receiving applications)
THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR, PLANNING, FINANCE AND
MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES – MUHAS,
P.O. BOX 65001,
DAR ES SALAAM.
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