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13 JOB POSITIONS AT SUMATRA , DEADLINE 21 JUNE 2017

The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) is a Government Regulatory Authority established by the SUMATRA Act, CAP 413. SUMATRA's role is to regulate, promote and facilitate availability of efficient, safe, quality and reliable transport services in the Surface and Marine Transport sub-sectors through competitive and fair trade practices.

SUMATRA is an equal opportunity employer and it intends to recruit qualified, competent. dynamic and self-motivated Tanzanians to fill the vacant positions. The positions are for Director Maritime Safety and Security, Manager Railway Infrastructure Regulation, Manager Compliance and Enforcement, Manager Statistics, and Manager Corporate Communication.

These are exciting opportunities for highly motivated, entrepreneurial-minded and result-driven professionals. The potential candidates must possess managerial skills that can build on SUMATRA's successes and must be able to interact professionally with diverse groups of people.

SUMATRA is therefore inviting all interested and qualifying individuals to apply for the following positions:

1.0 DIRECTOR OF MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY (Head Office) - 1 Post -REF No. DMS/2017


1.1 Position Summary
Director of Maritime Safety and Security ensures compliance with requirements of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) including its conventions such as MARPOL, SOLAS and STCW. He/she is also the Registrar of Ships in accordance with SUMATRA Act, CAP 413 (as amended).

1.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities 
Director of Maritime Safety and Security reports to the Director General reports to the Director General with the following main duties and responsibilities:

i) To assist and advise the Director General on maritime safety and security issues;
ii) To approve ship drawings and plans for new build or conversions and supervise the conduct and the initial survey and tonnage measurement of ships;
iii) To register ships and maintain a Register ofTanzanian Ships registered under the Merchant and Shipping Act, 2003;
iv) To enforce implementation of the set maritime safety and security regulations and standards;
v) To promote accident prevention and supervise carrying out of marine accident investigations and violation of regulations; and oversee timely removal of wrecks;
vi) To coordinate national search and rescue (SAR) issues and protection of marine environment from pollution by ships;
vii) To enforce the carrying out of annual, intermediate and periodical surveys for Tanzanian ships; and issue the applicable safety certificates;
viii) To approve shipboard and training equipment; and oversee the training and certification of seafarers and initiate researches in the maritime field;
ix) To ensure the safety of navigation in Tanzanian waters and oversee the security of Tanzania ships and ports facilities;
x) To manage and contribute to the strategic, business planning and budgeting process of the Authority;
xi) To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the Supervisor;
xii) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and
xiii) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

1.3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
University Postgraduate Degree in Nautical Science, Maritime safety, Marine Engineering, Naval
Architecture, Maritime Law and Policy, Maritime Transportation, Marine Environmental Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Master or Chief Engineer Officer (STCW Reg.11/2or111/2) with seagoing service;
Bachelor Degree in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Maritime Transport, or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
At least ten (1 OJ years of working experience, five (5) years of which must be at senior managerial position in a reputable institution (preferable a maritime institution).

2.0 MANAGER, MARITIME NAVIGATION AND ENVIRONMENT (Head Office) -1 Post, REF No. MNE/2017
2.1 Position Summary
To coordinate management of maritime navigation safety & security, maritime environment, pollution prevention, search and rescue (SAR). He/she is also responsible for the management of Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC).


2.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
i. To assist and advise Director of Maritime Safety and Security Services on matters relating to navigation, safety, security and Maritime environment;
ii) To promote the installation of aids to navigation and carrying out of hydrographic surveys in coastal and inland waters;
iii) To supervise the issuance of navigational warnings and notices;
iv) To coordinate ship wreck removal or marking;
v) To assist in the coordination of national maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) services;
vi) To ensure the prevention of pollution from Tanzanian ships and assist in the coordination of national oil spill preparedness and response
vii) To carry out activities relating to ship and port facility security oversight;
viii) To prepare information to be provided to the maritime industry and general public relating to maritime safety, security and prevention of pollution to the Maritime environment;
ix) To prepare, implement and monitor annual plans and budgets of the Department;
x) To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the Supervisor;
xi) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and
xii) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

2,3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
University Postgraduate Degree in maritime safety, environmental management, maritime transportation, maritime education and training or certificate of competency as master (STCW Regulation 11/2) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Bachelor Degree in in maritime safety, environmental management, maritime transportation, maritime education and training or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
At least ten (10) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at supervisory level in a reputable institution;

Applicants with experience in maritime industry will have added advantage.

3.0 MANAGER, RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE REGULATION (Head Office)-1 Post, REF No, MRR/2017
3.1 Position Summary
To supervise the preparations and monitoring of regulations and safety management plans and preparing reports to management. Further the job holder will be responsible to actively promote a pro- active railway safety culture to all key stakeholders.

3.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manager, Railway Infrastructure Regulation reports to the Director, Railway Regulation, with the following main duties and responsibilities:
i) To supervise the preparation of Regulations as stipulated in the Railway Act;
ii) To supervise and approve safety plans submitted by railway companies;
iii) To supervise the Audit of safety management plans and systems of railway undertakings;
iv) To supervise the monitoring of safety performance of railway operations with respect to safety plan targets;
v) To keep abreast with worldwide developments in railway safety technologies, techniques and methods so as to introduce change leading to improved safety effectiveness;
vi) To actively promote a pro-active railway safety culture;
vii) To maintain a level of personal professional training, which ensures the acquisition of the necessary skills take advantage of on-going technical and business developments;
viii) To prepare, implement and monitor annual plans and budgets of the Department;
ix) To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the Supervisor;
x) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and
xi) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

3,3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
University Postgraduate Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent;
Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent;
At least ten (10) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at supervisory level in a reputable institution;
Registration with Engineers Registration board (ERB) as practicing Professional Engineer;
Applicants with experience on railway infrastructure services, specifically on civil works, will have added advantage.

4.0 MANAGER, LEGAL AFFAIRS (Head Office) - 1 Post, REF No. MLA/2017

4.1 Position Summary

Manager Legal Affairs is responsible for legal affairs, litigation matters, preparation of regulations and providing legal advice.

4.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manager, Enforcement & Compliance reports to the Director, Legal Services, with the following main duties and responsibilities:
i) To assist and advise the Director, Legal Services on Board matters and the Authority's legal issues;
ii) To take custody of all institutional documentation and information;
iii) To act as Secretary to Management Meetings;
iv) To review periodically surface and marine transport regulations;
v) To assist in all litigation matters of the Authority;
vi) To liaise with the Consumer Consultative Council and provide secretariat services as and when required;
vii) To facilitate the internal processes of review and appeals procedure;
viii) To assist in preparation of agreements, regulations and rules;
ix) To prepare, implement and monitor annul plans and budgets of the Department;
x) To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation the Supervisor;
xi) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and
xii) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

4.3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
University Master degree in Laws (LLM) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
University Bachelor degree in Laws (LLB) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Registered as an Advocate of the High Court;
At least ten (10) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at supervisory level in a reputable institution;

Proven experience on regulatory activities and in drafting Regulations will be added advantage.

5.0 MANAGER, ENFORCEMENT ANoCoMPLIANCEl Head Office) - 1 Post, REF No. MEC/2017

5.1 Position Summary
Manager Compliance and Enforcement is responsible for ensuring compliance and enforcement of the Authority's regulatory decisions and providing legal advice.

5.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manager, Enforcement & Compliance reports to the Director, Legal Services, with the following main duties and responsibilities:

To advise the supervisor on matters of enforcement and compliance on regulated sub-sectors
To coordinate implementation of laws, regulations, rules, contract, agreements and other legal instruments;
To conduct research on legislation and other legal aspects pertaining to regulated sub-sectors and the duty and functions of the Authority;
To handle Review and Appeals lodged with the Authority;
To represent the Authority in courts of law;·
To participate in drafting various legal instruments;
To coordinate enforcement of the Authority's regulatory decisions;
To ensure that the Authority's business complies with statutory requirements;
To prepare, implement and monitor annul plans and budgets of the Department;
To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation the Supervisor;
To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and

To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

5.3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
University Master degree in Laws (LLM) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
University Bachelor degree in Laws (LLB) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Registered as an Advocate of the High Court;
At least ten (1 O) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at supervisory level in a reputable institution;

Proven experience on regulatory activities and in drafting Regulations will be added advantage.

6.0 MANAGER, STATISTICS (Head Office) - 1 Post -REF No. MSS/2017


6.1 Position Summary

Manager Statistics is responsible for collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant data and information from within and outside the Authority for effective discharge of the Authority's regulatory and functions.

6.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manager, Statistics reports to the Director, Economic Regulation with the following main duties and responsibilities:
i) To assist and advise the Director of Economic Regulation on matters pertaining to statistics;
ii) To identify external and internal sources of data required by the Authority;
iii) To develop performance indicators and benchmarks for the regulated sub-sectors;
iv) To collect relevant data/information from regulated sub-sectors;
v) To analyse and interpret data and information collected from regulated sub-sectors;
vi) To keep proper and up to date record of information/data of the regulated sub-sectors;
vii) To design systems for disseminating information/data to Management, Government and other stakeholders;
viii) To prepare, implement and monitor annul plans and budgets of the Department;
ix) To manage individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the supervisor;
x) To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and  
To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

6.3 Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
University Postgraduate Degree in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Transport Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; 
Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Transport Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
At least ten (10) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at senior managerial position in a reputable institution (preferably Maritime/shipping services institution).

7.0 MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATION (Head Office) -1 Post, REF No. MCC/2017

7.1 Position Summary

Manager Corporate Communication is responsible for communication to the public through media and for public education on the Authority's regulatory and operations functions.

7.2 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Manager, Corporate Communication reports to the Director General, with the following main duties and responsibilities:

To assist and advise the Director General on Corporate Communication matters;
To provide information requested by members of the press and the general public;
To liaise with the Department for consumers affairs in response to stakeholders complaints;
To prepare publicity articles and materials for public education and awareness;
To provide protocol services of the Authority;
To attend to issues raised in the newspapers in liaison with other Departments;
To monitor and address complaints raised by the public through media;
To prepare and implement programme on educational awareness to the public;
To manage the Authority's website contents and their updates for public use;
To prepare, implement and monitor annul plans and budgets of the Department;
To manage the individual set objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation the Supervisor;
To manage the open performance review and appraisal process of subordinates and provide feedback as appropriate; and

To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

7.3 Minimum qualifications and Requirements:
Holder of University Postgraduate degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Marketing, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Holder of Bachelor degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Marketing, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
At least ten (1 O) years of working experience, three (3) years of which must be at senior managerial position in a reputable institution; and
Proven knowledge and experience in media, events management, graphics design and public relations will be added advantage.

8.0 SENIOR RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE OFFICER (Head Office) -1 Post, REF No. RI0/2017

Senior Railway Infrastructure Officer reports to Manager, Railway Infrastructure Regulation.


8.1 Main Duties and Responsibilities

To inspect railway stations, tracks, level crossings, structures, rolling stock and operating practices to determine compliance to approved safety plan and safety regulations;
To prepare verbal and written recommendations for the correction of hazardous conditions;
To investigate complaints against alleged unsafe railway practices and conditions;
To inspect the quality of service and makes improvement recommendations and directives;
To conduct field investigations of railway accidents;
To carry out sensitization training of railway personnel and the public with a view to enhancing the safety of employees, passengers and the general public;
To prepare and maintain reports and written correspondence related to the department;
To prepare individual objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the supervisor; and
To perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

8.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements
University Bachelor degree or Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from reputable institution.
Working experience of at least five (5) years in the related field from reputable organisation.
Registration with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as practicing Professional Engineer.

Experience in railway infrastructure services, specifically on civil works, will be an added advantage.

9.0 ROAD LICENSING AND MONITORING OFFICER II (Regional Offices) -3 Posts, REF No. RLM/2017

Road Licensing and Monitoring Officer II reports to Regional Officer In-Charge.

9. 1 Main Duties and Responsibilities

i) To register and issue licenses for passenger service vehicles and goods carrying vehicles;
ii) (o conduct roadside inspections and enforcement of licensing conditions;
iii) To conduct reviews/surveys in order to assess the supply and demand for cargo and passenger services;
iv) To keep proper and up to date record of data/information of the road services providers with a view to providing technical inputs for regulation of tariff, fares and setting maximum levels of same;
v) To keep proper record of timetable for passenger vehicles and ensuring that they are adhered to;
vi) To evolve codes of conduct for the road service providers and consumers; and set enforcement mechanisms including penalties for defaulters;
vii) To constantly monitor activities of road service providers with a view to appraising Management on their performance;
viii) To prepare individual objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the supervisor; and
ix) To perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

9.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Transport Management, Economics, Commerce or its equivalent from recognized institution;
Experience in transport and logistics operations will be an added advantage.

At least six (6) months of similar working experience will be an added advantage.

10.0 MARITIME WATCH OFFICER II (MRCC Dar es Salaam & Mwanza) -4 Posts, REF No. MW0/2017

The Maritime Watch Officer II will reports to Manager, Maritime Navigation and Environment (for MRCC Dar es Salaam)/ Regional Officer In-Charge (for MRCC Mwanza).

10.1 Main Duties and Responsibilities
i) To receive and handle messages through the Global Maritime Distress System (GMDSS) and other equipment at the MRCC;
ii) To monitor performance of equipment at the MRCC;
iii) To plot navigational positions on charts;
iv) To timely report faults in respect of the MRCC equipment;
v) To keep records of messages received through the MRCC and the action taken;
vi) To handle messages received through the National LRIT Data Centre and action taken;
vii) To assist in activities for the coordination of the national of oil pollution preparedness and response;
viii) To assist in the coordination activities for the national maritime search and rescue (SAR) services;
ix) To ensure that individual objectives/targets and performance standards are developed as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the immediate superior;
x) To perform any other relevant duties assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

10.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements
University Degree in Computer Science and Information, Telecommunication Engineering or Advanced Diploma in Nautical Science, Maritime Transportation or Master on ships up to 3000 GT (STCW Regulation 11/2); and

At least one year of working experience to the related field.

11.0 ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (Regional Office) - 1 Post, REF No. ACC/2017

Accounts Assistant reports to the Regional Officer In-Charge (administratively) and to Manager, FiNance (functionally).

11.1 Main Duties and Responsibilities
i) To receive cash and issue receipts;
ii) To bank all cash collected intact on the collection day or the following working day;
iii) To maintain petty cash Imprest;
iv) To Generate payments and write/print cheques in expenditure accounting system;
v) To dispatch cheques to banks, staff and suppliers and maintain cheque register;
vi) To Collect bank statements, bank Pay-in slips and other documents from banks;
vii) To assist in writing books of account;
viii) To ensure that all the accounting documents in the section are properly filed;
ix) To do data entry/capture information in accounting systems;
x) To prepare billing details from Manifest prints; and
xi) To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.

11.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements:
Diploma in Accounting I Finance or its equivalent from a reputable Institution;
Successful completion of Module A&B of NBAA (Foundation Stage), NBAA Professional Level I or its equivalent;
Knowledge and experience in application of accounting packages will be an added advantage; and

At least one year of working experience to the related field.

12.0 PERSONAL SECRETARY I (Head Office )-1 Posts, REF No. PSC/2017

Personal Secretary I reports to Manager Human Resource and Administration.

12.1 Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To prepare letters, minutes, circulars and other documents required for the day to day running of the Authority;
To handle internal and external incoming mail marked for the personal attention of the person in charge, file and distribute them while ensuring proper maintenance and confidentiality;
To reply to routine correspondence, such as acknowledgements, without supervision;
To follow-up outstanding correspondences and replies;
To keep record of files for action by the person in charge;

12.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements:
Certificate in Secretarial Services from Tanzania Public Service College or any other recognized institution;
Certificate of Advanced Micro-computer Application; and

At least three (3) years of related working experience in a reputable public institution.

13.0 DRIVER II (Regional Offices) - 4 Posts, REF No. DRV/2017

Driver II reports to Regional Officer In-Charge.

13. 1 Main Duties and Responsibilities
To conduct pre-inspection and ensure cleanliness of the Authority's vehicle prior to starting the engine and driving the vehicle;
To drive the Authority's vehicle in compliance with the traffic laws;
To ensure road worthiness of the assigned vehicle and its timely routine service;
To keep record in motor vehicle logbook for motor vehicle's movements/travels, fuel consumption, changing of tires and batteries, and mileage/kilometres;
To follow up vehicles under repairs in designated garages, their orders/bills and settlement of service/maintenance charges;
To ensure that required spare parts are fitted into the Authority's motor vehicles and the obsolete spares are returned to stores for verification;
To deliver and keep records of documents dispatched to customers/ stakeholders as per delivery order and supervisor's instructions;
To report vehicle mechanical defects discovered and any physical damage to the Supervisor as per the Authority's Regulations;
To ensure that the assigned motor vehicle has required documents and equipment like fire extinguisher, toolbox and reflective triangles;
To perform other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

13.2 Minimum qualifications and Requirements
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE);
Driving License with categories A, B, C, C1, C2,C3, D& E;
At least Motor Vehicle Trade Test Grade Ill from recognized institution;
At least Advanced Drivers Certificate Grade Ill from recognized institution;

At least one (1) year of working experience preferably in a public institution.

14.0 KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THE ABOVE VACANT POSITIONS:
All applicants must:
Demonstrate highest degree of integrity and professionalism;
Possess good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrate competence in budgeting, setting performance indicators, monitoring and performance appraisals;
Be self driven and capable of working with minimal supervision;
Be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight schedules and deadlines;
Possess basic knowledge in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) application, such as;

Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint Access, Outlook etc.

15.0 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Successful candidate for the position of Director will be employed on 5-Years Contract, as provided in SUMATRA Act, including six (6) months of probation. The contract is renewable, subject to the employee's satisfactory performance.
Successful candidates for the positions of Managers and other positions will be employed Permanent and Pensionable Terms including six (6) months of probation.

16.0 REMUNERATION

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates.

17 .O MODE OF APPLICATION
Applications should be on applicant's handwriting indicating the Reference Number (Ref. No.) of the application, accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of relevant Certificates, Transcripts, testimonials and names, positions and detailed contacts of three (3) reliable referees.

Application letter and the envelope should bear the Ref. No. of the post applied. Application without Ref. No. will not be considered.

Applications with statement/Provisional results or Statements of Results from NECTA where Certificates have already been issued will not be considered, thus, need not to apply

18.0 DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATION:
Application should be submitted I posted in envelope to the address below not later than Wednesday, 21st June, 2017 at 1700 Hrs. Any application received after the due date will not be considered.


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for Interview.

DIRECTOR GENERAL,
SUMATRA HEAD OFFICE,
MAWASILIANO HOUSE,
ALI HASSAN MWINYI RD/NKOMO ST.
P. 0. BOX 3093,
DAR ES SALAAM.
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