Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) is a Social Security Scheme established in accordance with Section 5 of the Workers Compensation Act (Cap 263 R.E of 2015). The main purpose for the establishment of the Fund is to provide for adequate and equitable compensation for employees who suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases arising out of, and in the course of their employment and in case of death, for their dependants. The Fund started its operations on 1stJuly 2015. All employers in the public and private sectors in Mainland Tanzania are compulsorily required to contribute to the Fund.
The objectives of the Fund are:
Provision of adequate and equitable compensation to beneficiaries when employees suffer occupational injuries or contract occupational diseases.
Rehabilitation of employees who have suffered occupational injuries or have contracted occupational diseases in order to assist in restoring their health, independence and participation in society.
Providing for a framework for effective, prompt and empathetic consideration, settlement and payment of compensation benefits to employees and their dependants.
Providing for the legal framework for contributions to and payments from the Fund, control and administration of assets of the Fund.
Giving effect to international obligations with respect to workers' compensation.
Promotion of prevention of accidents and occupational diseases.
NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
All applicants must be Citizens of Tatizania and not above 45 years
Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone
iii) Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in
(iv) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced DiplomalDiploma transcripts.
• Form IV and Form Vi National Examination Certificates.
• Professional certificates from respective boards
(v) Result slips/transcripts submitted without relevant certificates
will not be accepted.
)vil Presentation of forged academic certificates and other
information intheCVwill necessitateto legal action.
Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for
whatever reason should not apply.
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or
advanced level education should be certified by The National
Examination Council of Tanzania INECTA).
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified byThe
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos
certified copies of academic certificates and the applicant's
Deadline for application is 15th December 2016, 17.00 hours.
Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for
Application letters should be written in Swahili or English.
The Fund invites applications from qualified and motivated candidates who are computer literate to fill the following vacant positions:
SENIOR CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION OFFICER II -2 POSTS
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assisting in ensuring prompt processing of claims and benefits.
• Assisting in handling customers'queries.
• Assisting in maintenance of proper and up-to-date records of claim processed and paid.
Reviewing claims which are due for payment as shall be determined in the Financial
• Assisting in making fallow-ups on complaints raised with respect to claims administration.
• Assisting in planning and conducting investigation of occupational accidents, diseases and
• Ensuring proper and adequate documentation of claims records,
• Assisting in preparing periodic reports.
• Assisting in managing risk register for the department.
• Performing any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Holder ofa bachelor Degree in Insurance, Social Security Administration, Social Protection, Business
Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Law or equivalent qualifications from recognized
institution with working experience of at least four 4) years in related lelds,
Attractive remuneration package in ccordnce with the Funds Salary Scale.
All applications must be sent through Workers Compensation Fund address below:
Workers Compensation Fund ,
6th Floor, GEPF House, Regent Estate, Bagamoyo Road,
P.O. Box 79655,
DAR ES SALAAM.