Source Guardian,31st March 2017
The Roads Fund Board is Government institution under the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication established by the Roads and Fuel tolls Act, CAP 220 of 2006, The Board invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacancies.
SENIOR ECONOMIST (1 POST)
Duties and responsibilities
(a) To devise arid analyze new sources of road and fuel tolls and advise the Board accordingly;
(b) To conduct analysis on adjustment of existing rates of road and fuel tolls rates and advise the Board accordingly;
(c) To regularly review regulations for collection of road and fuel tolls,
(d) To regularly review procedures for collection of road and fuel tolls and propose suitable procedures;
(e) To analysis and reconcile data related to revenue collected and deposited to Fund Account and transferred to the Roads Fund
(f) To compile, analyze and interpret relevant economic and financial development data as well as forecasting trends;
(g) To undertake cost-benefit analysis for road maintenance works - including analysis of socio-economic impacts of transport infrastructure projects;
(h) To prepare and present technical and non-technical reports on economic trends and forecasts to inform the Board and public;
(i) Devising methods and procedures for obtaining socio-economic data;
(j) To facilitate preparation of strategic and business plans; and
(k) To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor
Qualification and experience
(a) Holder of a Master's Degree in Economics from a recognized institution with at least six (6) years of working experience.
(b) Research and analytical skills including use of software programs such as spreadsheets, statistical analysis packages and mathematical models- ,
(c) Report writing skills;
(d) Communication skills
He/she should be able to work diligently after office hours, promote team work, comprehend and communicate, effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high' pressure environment.
Attractive salary and fringe benefits will be paid depending on qualifications and experience.
TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
Terms of employment will be Permanent and Pensionable. Age limit for applicants is 45 years as at 30106/2017. The Roads Fund Board is an equal opportunity employer; hence women are highly encouraged to apply.
Application letters accompanied by a typed CV, Certified copies of Academic Certificates, academic transcript. Names of Referees, Current postal address, Phone Number and E-mail address, should reach the undersigned not later than 13thApril, 2017. The Board will verify all information contained in the application and documents submitted. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Road Fund Manager Road Fund Board P.O.Box 993 DODOMA