Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is a public entity responsible for provision of affordable houses and in particular, the implementation of the Public Servants Housing Scheme (PSHS) and management of Watumishi Housing Company Real Estate Investment Trust (WHC-REIT). Shareholders of WHC and the financiers of the PSHS are National Social Security Fund (NSSF), PPF Pensions Fund (PPF), Public Service Pensions Fund (PSPF), LAPF
Pensions Fund (LAPF), Government Employees Provident Fund (GEPF), National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and National Housing Corporation (NHC).ln order to implement its objectives, WHC would like to invite suitably qualified Tanzanians to join its lean, entrepreneurial and dynamic team by filling the following vacancy:
2. Principal Engineer - One Post
a) Duty Station: WHC hlead Office Dar es Salaam with potential for temporary transfer at project sites
b) Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer (COO)
c) Salary Grade:4
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Principal Engineer will assist COO in the implementation of the Public Servants Housing Scheme. The incumbent is expected to play technical and supervisory role in various PSHS construction projects.
d) Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
i) Assist in the land acquisition, planning and designing of the public servants housing projects and ensure timely execution;
ii) Take active role in setting out the rules and regulations as well as monitoring the process work flow from the implementation stage up to completion of the houses;
iii) Assist in the prepare and presentation of periodic project reports to the management;
iv) Review sketches and designs for major modifications for submitted drawings from consultants;
v) Review and recommend various types of house construction estimates;
vi) Oversees house construction quality control methods in place; and
vii) Undertake any other related duties as may be assigned by lhe Chief Operating Officer.
e) Academic / qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications, experience:
i) Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering or equivalent academic qualification
from a recognized higher learning institution.
ii) Masters Degree/Postgraduate qualifications in the relevant fields will be an added advantage.
iii) Must be registered by appropriate Professional Bodies.
iv) Solid track record and experience in construction works and project management;
v) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications
such as AUTOCAD, Microsoft Projects and Design Soflware; and
vi) Not less than seven (7) years post qualification experience in construction industry out of which three (3) years must be in senior position.
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:
i) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
ii) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
iii) Ability to work in a lean and dynamic team;
iv) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
v) Willingness to work beyond the cal I of duty.
TENURE AND REMUNERATION '
A competitive salary will be offered lo the right candidates for the posts. WHC is an equal opportunity employer.
Staff will be employed on three (3) years contracts that are renewable upon satisfactory performance.
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or daytime contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates and names and contacts of two referees should be addressed to reach them under-mentioned by 27thJuly 2016.
Only short-listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate's disadvantage.
Application letter should be sent through lhe address shown below: The Chief Executive Officer, Watumishi housing Company, 4th Floor Golden Jubilee Towers, P.O. Box 5119, Dar es Salaam.