Wednesday, July 26, 2017

DIRECTOR OF MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY AT SUMATRA 2017 (RE-ADVERTISED)

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) is a Government Regulatory Authority established by the SUMATRA Act, CAP 413. SUMATRA’s role is to regulate, promote and facilitate availability of efficient, safe, quality and reliable transport services in the Surface and Marine Transport sub-sectors through competitive and fair trade practices.
SUMATRA is an equal opportunity employer and intends to recruit qualified, competent, dynamic and self motivated Tanzanian to fill the following vacant position in the Directorate of Maritime Safety & Security Services Regulation:

DIRECTOR OF MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY (Head Office) - 1 Post -REF No. DMS/2017
Position Summary
Director of Maritime Safety and Security ensures compliance with requirements of
International Maritime Organisation (IMO) including its conventions such as MARPOL, SOLAS and STCW. He/she is also the Registrar of Ships in accordance with SUMATRA Act, CAP 413 (as amended).

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Director of Maritime Safety and Security reports to the Director General reports to the Director General with the following main duties and responsibilities:
i) To assist and advise the Director General on maritime safety and security issues;
ii) To approve ship drawings and plans for new build or conversions and supervise the conduct and the initial survey and tonnage measurement of ships;
iii) To register ships and maintain a Register of Tanzanian Ships registered under the Merchant and Shipping Act, 2003;

iv) To enforce implementation of the set maritime safety and security regulations and standards;
v) To promote accident prevention and supervise carrying out of marine accident investigations and violation of regulations; and oversee timely removal of wrecks;
vi) To coordinate national search and rescue (SAR) issues and protection of marine environment from pollution by ships;
vii) To enforce the carrying out of annual, intermediate and periodical surveys for Tanzanian ships; and issue the applicable safety certificates;
viii) To approve shipboard and training equipment; and oversee the training and certification of seafarers and initiate researches in the maritime field;
ix) To ensure the safety of navigation in Tanzanian waters and oversee the security of Tanzania ships and ports facilities;
x) To manage and contribute to the strategic, business planning and budgeting process of the Authority;
xi) To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the Supervisor;
xii) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and
xiii) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
 University Postgraduate Degree in Nautical Science, Maritime safety, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Maritime Law and Policy, Maritime Transportation, Marine Environmental Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
 Master or Chief Engineer Officer (STCW Reg. II/2 or III/2) with seagoing service;
 Bachelor Degree in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Maritime Transport, or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
 At least ten (10) years of working experience, five (5) years of which must be at managerial position in a reputable institution (preferable a maritime institution).

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THE ABOVE VACANT POSITIONS:
All applicants must:
 Demonstrate highest degree of integrity and professionalism;
 Possess good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills;
 Demonstrate competence in budgeting, setting performance indicators, monitoring and performance appraisals;
 Be self driven and capable of working with minimal supervision;
 Be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight schedules and deadlines;
 Possess basic knowledge in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) application, such as; Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint Access, Outlook etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
 Successful candidate for the position of Director will be employed on 5-Years Contract, as provided in SUMATRA Act, including six (6) months of probation. The contract is renewable, subject to the employee’s satisfactory performance.

REMUNERATION
Attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Applications should be on applicant’s handwriting indicating the Reference Number (Ref. No.) of the application, accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of relevant Certificates, Transcripts, testimonials and names, positions and detailed contacts of three (3) reliable referees.
Application letter and the envelope should bear the Ref. No. of the post applied. Application without Ref. No. will not be considered.
Applications with statement/Provisional results or Statements of Results from NECTA where Certificates have already been issued will not be considered, thus, need not to apply.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATION:
Application should be submitted / posted in envelope to the address below not later than Wednesday, 9th August, 2017 at 1700 Hrs. Any application received after the due date will not be considered.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for Interview.

Those who applied during the previous advertisement are encouraged to re-apply.

DIRECTOR GENERAL,
SUMATRA HEAD OFFICE,
MAWASILIANO HOUSE,
ALI HASSAN MWINYI RD/NKOMO ST.
P. O. BOX 3093,
DAR ES SALAAM.
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