Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Head of Monitoring and Evaluation at The Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) July 2018

Head of Monitoring and Evaluation at The Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) July 2018
The Universal Communications Service Access Fund has been established under section 4 (1) of the Universal Communications Service Access Act No.11 of 2006, Cap 422, with the following objectives;- 
i. To ensure the availability of communication services in rural and urban under- served areas; 
ii. To promote the participation of the public and private sector in the provision of universal service in the rural and urban under-served areas; 

iii. To promote the socio-economic development of the rural and urban underserved areas; 

iv. To create a framework for an open and efficient access to and use of communication and service in production and availability of competitive market; 
v. To promote widespread provision of quality services at affordable rates and ensure that, rural and urban under-served areas have access to communication and information services at a reasonable and affordable prices ; and 
vi. To ensure availability of universal services by enhancing communications services access through private sector participation 

Appointed by : Board Reports to : Chief Executive Officer 

i. To head Monitoring and Evaluation Unit within the Fund; 
ii. To ensure quarterly reporting of performance information in accordance to the Fund’s Strategic Plan and annual performance plan; 
iii. To ensure that all projects are monitored with relevant technical expertise to ensure the achievement of organizational objective and targets; 
iv. To ensure that the Fund’s Monitoring and Evaluation Policy Framework is formulated, implemented and reviewed at relevant interval; 
v. To establish measurable outcomes from the organizational annual plans, strategic objectives and specific project or programme and carry-out periodic reviews at the agreed time intervals preferable quarterly, annually and or after project termination or commissioning ; 

vi. To establish an organizational data-capture and quality standard framework as the basis for data collection and ensure progressive monitoring against the agreed outcomes for the Fund’s operations ; 
vii. To undertake qualitative and quantitative surveying that provides information in addition to that captured at operational units and departments as required; 
viii. To take responsibility for commissioning research and evaluation work from third parties when required, and to manage this relationship with such organisations, consultants or academic institutions to ensure that contracted assignments meets a set of pre-agreed objectives; 
ix. To perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein ; and 
x. To attend any other functions as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer. 

Master Management, Project Management, Finance, Economics, or its equivalent, He/She must possess first degree in ICT or Electrical Engineering, At least eight (8) years of work experience, five of which must be in Senior Managerial position in a reputable institution of the calibre similar to the Fund. He/she must have a strong knowledge in the monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance. 

Successful candidates will be offered attractive and competitive remuneration packages consistent with UCSAF remuneration policy.

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except for those who are in public service; 
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers; 
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement; 
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates; 
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates; 
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts; 
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates; 
 Birth certificate. 

v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted 
 Form IV and form VI results slips; 
 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts. 
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers; 
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply; 
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; 
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE); 

x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU); 
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate; 
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to 

xiii. Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O. Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es Salaam. 
xiv. Deadline for application is 24th July, 2018 and; 
xv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; 
xvi. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action; 

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’) 


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