THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
MINISTRY OF WORKS, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONRef. N0 EA. 7/96/01/I/49
23rd September, 2016
NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania, age not more than 55 by December 2016.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact, postal address, and e-mail and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
iv. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant 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 respective boards
v. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
vi. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
vii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV 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)
xii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
xiii. The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and the applicant’s birth certificate. Deadline for application is 13th October, 2016
xiv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xv. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xvi. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
ALL APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO PERMANENT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF WORKS, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION (COMMUNICATION SECTOR),
14 JAMHURI STREET,
P. O. BOX 2645, 11470
DAR ES SALAAM AND BE SENT THROUGH PRESIDENT’S OFFICE PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT PORTAL BY USING THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS;
http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (THIS ADDRESS CAN ALSO BE FOUND
AT PSRS WEBSITE, CLICK ‘RECRUITMENT PORTAL’)
1.0 TANZANIA POSTS CORPORATION (TPC)
Was established in 1994 to provide a national postal service within the United Republic and between places outside the United Republic linking between Tanzania and the world. It therefore required by Law to provide efficiently universal quality Postal services in the country that meet the industrial, commercial, social and household needs.
In accordance to the Tanzania Posts Corporation Act, No. 19 of 1993, the Postmaster General (PMG) of the Corporation shall be appointed by the President and shall be the chief executive officer. The PMG is therefore a person in charge of a Tanzania post office or network of post offices and shall, subject to the directions of the Board, be responsible for the day to day management of the Corporation. The Postmaster General shall be an ex-official member of the Board.
The Postmaster General (PMG) has the primary responsibility for the management of the business and affairs of the Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC). As such, the PMG shall establish the strategic and operational orientation of the Corporation and in so doing, provide leadership and vision for the effective overall management, profitability, increasing shareholder value and growth of the Corporation and for conformity with policies agreed upon by the Board of Directors of the Corporation (the "Board"). The PMG is directly accountable to the Board for all activities of the Tanzania Posts Corporation.
Working with the Board of Directors, the PMG will enable the Board to fulfill all required public corporation governance functions, will develop an open and communicative relationship with the Board providing informal and formal updates on Corporation strategy, performance, management direction and decisions, and will lead the stakeholders’ relations function by representing the Corporation to shareholders as required.
"In serving the general public, Tanzania Posts Corporation desired to be recognized world-wide as an efficient, effective and outstanding Public Postal Enterprise"
"To provide efficiently universal quality Postal services that meet customer expectations”
1.1 POSTERMASTER GENERAL
1.1.1 DUTY DURATION: FIVE YEARS RENEWABLE PERFOMANCE CONTRACT
1.1.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In collaboration with the Board, the PMG shall have following major duties and responsibilities:
Create a culture within the Tanzania Posts Corporation that supports the achievement of strategic and operational objectives by ensuring rigor in the recruitment, selection, individual development and the monitoring of executive team members and other senior management
personnel, thus ensuring the Company maintains a strong succession plan
Provide leadership and vision for the Corporation and promote the Corporation’s goal of profitability and growth in a sustainable and responsible manner
Develop an awareness of global trends in the Tanzania Posts Corporation’s core lines of operations so as to manage rapid technological developments
Promote an environment of customer focus and outstanding customer service so as to respond to the demands of increasingly service oriented markets
Corporate Social Responsibility & Integrity
Develop and maintain a corporate culture that promotes integrity and ethical values throughout the organization, fostering a culture of ethical business conduct
Promote and protect the Corporation’s reputation in its markets and with all customers, communities, and government and regulatory bodies
Strategy, Risks and Budget
Develop and oversee the execution of, and monitor progress of, the Strategic and Business Plan and the annual operating and capital budgets
Identify, and develop plans to manage, the principal risks with respect to the Corporation and its businesses
Governance & Policies
Oversee the development and implementation of, and compliance with, key corporate policies, including policies regarding corporate governance, social responsibility, postage stamps, risk management and financial reporting, as well as compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements
Work in close collaboration with the Board Chair to determine the scheduling of, and agendas for, meetings of the Board and of Committees of the Board so as to ensure that the Board is kept apprised in a timely manner of the business operations and main issues facing the Tanzania Posts Corporation and to ensure there is an effective relationship between management and the members of the Board
Approve commitments within the limits of delegated approval authorities from the Board and provide general supervision and management of the day-to-day business and affairs of the Corporation
Serve as the Corporation’s chief spokesperson to its principal stakeholders including its shareholders, the financial community, customers, government and regulatory bodies and the public generally
Carry out any other appropriate duties and responsibilities assigned
by the Board.
The PMG will act as a direct liaison between the Board and management of the Corporation and communicates to the Board on behalf of management. The PMG also communicates on behalf of the TPC to shareholders, employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public.
Responsible for determining the strategic direction of the corporation and ensuring that the Corporation is profitable.
Supervise the operations of the postal service including the daily business of all incoming and outgoing mail.
Develop, review, implement and refinement of the Corporation’s business strategy, and execution of that strategy to obtain a leading position in the postal marketplace;
Ensure the Corporation is appropriately organized and staffed and will have the authority to hire and terminate staff as necessary to enable it to achieve the approved strategy;
Ensure that expenditures of the Corporation are within the authorized annual budget of the Corporation;
Assess the principal risks of the Corporation and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed;
Ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place;
Develop strategic partnerships and ensure that overall revenue and profit goals are achieved and shareholder value is delivered;
Ensure that the Corporation has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically;
Ensure that the Corporation maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business;
Be the chief steward of the Corporation, ensuring the company is well positioned in the public marketplace., and building relationships and credibility with outside stakeholders to provide necessary resources to fund operations of the postal services in Tanzania;
Provide high-level strategic and tactical leadership to the Board and the management team;
Motivate a high performance, innovative and results-driven organization;
Develop performance measurements and ensure these metrics are achieved.
Keep abreast of all material undertakings and activities of the Corporation and all material external factors affecting the Corporation and to ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure that the PMG and management of the Corporation are adequately informed;
1.1.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate degree in any field of study,
Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or management
The candidate must have worked for at least 15 years, out of which at least 5 years in senior level management position.
The candidate must have a track record of running a successful business, or transforming a business or have been part of the management.
1.1.4 CORE COMPETENCIES
Successful candidates must have competencies in areas of Business Strategy, Customer Service, Commercial, people management and leadership.
Attractive package in accordance with the Tanzania Postal Corporation packages.
Prof. FAUSTINE KAMUZORA
MINISTRY OF WORKS, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
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