The Fair Competition Commission is an independent Government Body established under the Fair Competition Act, 2003 (No.8 of 2003) to promote and protect effective competition in trade and commerce and to protect consumer from unfair and misleading market conduct. The ultimate goal of the Act is to increase efficiency in the production, distribution and supply of goods and services. The Fair Competition Commission (FCC) now invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian candidates to fill the posts identified below;
Director of Counterfeit-FCC/DAC/07/2016 Reports to: Director General The Director of Anti-Counterfeits will be responsible for assisting the Chief Inspector in the implementation of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1963 as amended as well as consumer protection empowerment under the Fair Competition Act, 2003.
(iii) Direct entry qualification Holder of a Master's Degree in Law, Business Administration or other social science equivalent qualification from a recognized University; with at least 10 years' experience in the relevant field;must be an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania; Possession of Computer knowledge is an added advantage.
(iv) Key Duties and Responsibilities:
In particular, she/he will be responsible for; (a) Advising the Director General on matters related to anti-counterfeit campaigns; (b) Ensuring investigations and enforcement of matters and concerning counterfeits are carried out (c) Receiving and acting on complaints from holders of ease intellectual property rights and consumers; (d) Ensuring strategies for combating braches of consumer law & merchandise of counterfeit products are formulated and implemented; (e) Ensuring public awareness programmes on matters relating to Consumer protection counterfeiting are carried out; (f) Ensuring collaboration with national, regional and international organizations in combating consumer the protection counterfeiting; (g) Advising the Chief Inspector on policy, legal and strategies for protection of intellectual property rights; (h) Represent the Chief inspector/DG in cases filed at the Fair Competition Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal; (i) Monitoring the performance of the Division against agreed performance targets;
(v) Salary Scale: FCCGSS 12
1. Application letter supported by curriculum vitae and testimonials should be submitted to the address below; note that, the applications should either be sent by email through APPLY NOW below or by hand, to the address below, strictly between 08.00am to 4.00pm, DO NOT use both means. Each applications letter should quote the reference numbers of the post applied for, and have the contact address and telephone of the applicant. Deadline for submission is on Monday 9th May, 2016, at 4.00pm. The FCC shall not be responsible for delays in any application sent through the post office.
Candidates selected for an interview will have their names posted in appropriate media. Any soliciting and canvassing will automatically disqualify the applicant. DIRECTOR GENERAL, FAIR COMPETITION COMMISSION, UBUNGO PLAZA, 2ND FLOOR WESTERN WING, MOROGORO ROAD, P. 0. BOX 7883, DAR ES SALAAM