Monday, August 27, 2018

Vacancies at Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), August 2018

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Monday, August 27, 2018
Vacancies at Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), August 2018
3.0 TANZANIA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY (TFDA) 
Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children which is responsible for the regulation of quality, safety and effectiveness of food, medicines, cosmetics and medical devices for the purpose of protecting and promoting public health. TFDA is established under Section 4(1) of the Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Cap.219. 

3.1 POSITION: DRUG REGISTRATION OFFICERS- (2 POSTS)

3.1.1 REPORTS TO: TFDA – HEAD QUARTER 

3.1.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) To review and evaluate documentation of product applied for registration 
ii) To evaluate generic medicines, cosmetics, medical devices, in Vitro Diagnostics and promotional materials applied for registration 
iii) To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports to head of section 
iv) To update the relevant product registration database 
v) To attend and respond to customer inquiries related to product registration 
vi) To perform any other duties related to the above as may be assigned by superiors. 

3.1.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering or related field from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years experience 

3.1.4 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale 

3.2 POSITION: DRUG INSPECTOR- (3 POSTS) 

3.2.1 REPORTS TO: EASTERN ZONE 

3.2.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) To conduct inspections according to the established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 
ii) To prepare and submit inspection reports according to SOPs 
iii) Process applications for registration of premises, licenses, import and export permits of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices. 

iv) Supervise destruction of unfit drugs and cosmetic products 
v) To prepare status reports on license, permit, import and export of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices 
vi) Develop and maintain good relations with customers 
vii) To perform any other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors. 

3.2.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Veterinary medicines or equivalent qualifications in the related field from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years experience. 

3.2.4 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale 

3.3 POSITION: ASSISTANT DRUGS INSPECTOR (2 POSTS) 

3.3.1 REPORTS TO: EASTERN ZONE 

3.3.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) Conduct general inspection at port of entry 
ii) To screen products 
iii) To conduct and prepare inspection reports 
iv) To check and verify import/export license and permit applications 
v) To prepare reports vi) To perform an y other duties relevant to the above that they may be assigned by superiors 

3.3.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
Holder of Diploma in pharmaceutical science or related field from recognized institution. 

3.3.4 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale 

3.4 POSITION: LABORATORY ANALYST-(1 POST) 

3.4.1 REPORTS TO: LAKE ZONE (MWANZA) 

3.4.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) To conduct analysis of product samples 
ii) To prepare and submit analytical results report 
iii) To update the relevant laboratory database 
iv) To train and give guidance to subordinates 
v) To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors 

3.4.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Holder of BSc, its equivalent in Pharmacy, Food Sciences, Food Technology, Microbiology, Herbal Medicine, Botany, Chemistry Biotechnology or related field from recognized institution. 

3.4.4 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale 

3.5 POSITION: TECHNICIAN- (1 POST) 

3.5.1 REPORTS TO: HEAD QUARTER- DAR ES SALAAM 

3.5.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) To allocate MIS resources to users 
ii) To monitor use of MIS resources 
iii) To update the relevant laboratory database 
iv) To train and give guidance to subordinates 
v) To perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors. 


3.5.3 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
Holder of diploma or its equivalent in computer science or Information Technology or systems analysts or equivalent 

3.5.4 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale 

3.6 POSITION: DRIVER -(1 POST) 

REPORTS TO: SOUTHERN (MTWARA) 

3.6.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
i) To initiate requisition and account for fuel 
ii) To drive vehicles as assigned 
iii) To keep the vehicle safe 
iv) Keep the vehicle clean at all times 
v) To fill and maintain vehicles log book 
vi) To initiate maintenance of vehicles 
vii) Perform any other duties related to the above that they may be assigned by superiors. 

3.6.2 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
Form IV certificate with class C driving license and trade test grade II in auto mechanics from a recognized institution plus at least 3 years of safe driving. 

3.6.3 REMUNERATION 
According to TFDA scale

GENERAL CONDITIONS 
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 the following address Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O. Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es Salaam. 
xiii. Deadline for application is 6th September, 2018 and; 
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; 
xv. 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’) 


SECRETARY 


PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT.
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