Monday, March 18, 2019

Employment Opportunities at TFNC March 2019: Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC)

Employment Opportunities at TFNC March 2019: Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC)
THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 
 PRESIDENT’S OFFICE 
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT 
Ref.No.EA.7/96/01/J/12 
17th March, 2019 
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

On behalf of the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) President’s Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites competent, experienced, highly organized and self-motivated Tanzanians to fill 5 vacant posts mentioned below; nafasi za kazi 2019

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION - 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible to the Managing Director in matters pertaining to finance, Human Resources  and administration;
To co-ordinate the preparation of final accounts and audit of the Centre;
To supervise and approve the Centre’s financial transactions;
To carryout general administration and supervision of staff under his/her directorate;
Plan and develop human resource at the Centre;
To promote conducive working environment for Centre’s staff;

To supervise preparation of quarterly and annual financial reports;
To supervise the preparation and updating of staff and financial regulations;
To support the procurement and supplies function;
To supervise and co-ordinate income generating activities of the Centre; and
To perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Director.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Holder of either CPA (T), ACCA, ACA, CIM or equivalent recognized by NBAA and Master’s Degree either in Business Administration (MBA), Human Resource Management or Public Administration.
 OR
Masters Degree either in Human Resource Management or Public Administration plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management or its equivalent. He/She should have an experience of not less than eight (8) years in Finance, Human Resources and Administration of which five (5) should be in senior managerial position. nafasi za ajira 2019

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PRSS 8.1 


DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND NUTRITION - 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible to the Managing Director on matters concerning Community Health and Nutrition;
To carryout general administration and supervision of the staff under his/her directorate;
To conduct assessment and analysis of nutrition situation in the country.
To develop interventions for the prevention of various forms of malnutrition including non-communicable diet related diseases;
To participate in strengthening nutrition component in the mother and child health services in the country;
To undertake research in community health and nutrition;
To provide consultancy services in field of competence;
To conduct in service training for in house and other service providers; and
To perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Director.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Post graduate degree, preferably PhD, either in Human Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health (Nutrition). He/She should have research work experience of not less than eight (8) years in Community Nutrition or related field of which five (5) should be in senior managerial position and at least five (5) publications in peer reviewed journals.  Training in Management is an added advantage

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PRSS 8.1

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DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AND TRAINING - 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible to the Managing Director in matters pertaining to nutrition training/ education;
To provide general administration and supervision of staff under the directorate;
To supervise preparation of plan of action and budgets for he directorate;
To develop and review curricula and training guidelines for food and nutrition in collaboration with relevant institutions;
To supervise the development of a national food and nutrition reference library;

To promote dissemination of food and nutrition information in collaboration with relevant institutions;
To co-ordinate development and sharing of food and nutrition education materials;
To undertake research in training and education in nutrition;
To provide consultancy services in field of competence;
To conduct in service training for in house and other service providers;
To support training of nutrition related in higher learning institutions; and
To perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Director. ajira mpya 2019

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Post graduate degree, preferably PhD either in Human Nutrition or Home Economics (Food and Nutrition). He/She should have research work experience of not less than eight (8) years in Education/Training or related field of which five (5) years should be in senior managerial position and at least five (5) publications in peer reviewed journals. Training in Management, education information and communication is an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PRSS 8.1

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DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION POLICY AND PLANNING - 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible to the Managing Director on matters relating to Nutrition Policy and Plans;
To provide general administration and supervision of staff under the directorate;
To co-ordinate monitoring and evaluation of the Centre’s programmes and projects;
To undertake research relating to nutrition policy and planning;
To co-ordinate Centre’s plans and budget preparation

To advocate the national nutrition policy and national plan of action on nutrition in collaboration with relevant sectors;
To co-ordinate the nutrition management information system at the Centre;
To provide consultancy services in field of competence; and
To perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Director.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Post graduate Degree, preferably PhD either in Economics, Agricultural Economics, or Statistics.
He/She should have research work experience of not less than eight (8) years in related field of which five (5) should be in a senior managerial position with at least five (5) publications in peer reviewed journals. Training in Management is an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PRSS 8.1

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DIRECTOR OF FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION - 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible to the Managing Director on matters concerning Food Science and Nutrition;
To undertake  research related to food processing, preservation and product development;
To provide general administration and supervision of staff under the directorate;
To supervise preparation of plan of action and budgets for the directorate;
To supervise designing and development of appropriate food processing and preservation technologies at the Centre;

To promote collaboration with National and International Organizations in research relating to food processing, preservation and product development.;
To promote commercialization of relevant technologies relating to food processing preservation and product development;
To provide consultancy services in field of competence;
To conduct in service training for in house and other service providers; and
To perform any other duties assigned by the Managing Director.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Post graduate Degree, preferably PhD either in Food Science, Food-Technology, Food Chemistry, Microbiology or Biochemistry.
He/She should have research work experience of not less than eight (8) years in related field of which five (5) should be   in senior managerial position and five (5) publications in peer reviewed journals.  Training in Management is an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PRSS 8.1

APPLY ONLINE