The Government through the Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP) established Occupational Safety and Health Authority under the Executive Agency Act No. 30 of 1997. Occupational Safety and Health Agency was officially launched on 31st August, 2001. It has been set up with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of workers and of workplaces. This will be achieved by promoting occupational safety and health (OSH) practices in order to prevent occupational injuries and diseases and ultimately achieve better productivity. The primary objective of the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) is to ensure creation and maintenance of ideal work environments which are free from occupational hazards that may cause injuries or illness to all employees in work environment. This will be achieved by promoting occupational health and safety practices in order to reduce accidents and occupational diseases, and ultimately achieve better productivity.
JOB TITTLE: - Chief Executive Officer
REPORTS TO: Permanent Secretary- Prime Minister’s Office- Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disability
SUPERVISES: Directors, Heads of Units and Zonal Managers
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Chief Executive is the Agency’s Accounting Officer and shall specifically be responsible for:
i. Preparation and submission of strategic business plans and associated budgets;
ii. Implementation of the approved plans, including the achievement of performance targets;
iii. Organization and Management of the assets and resources allocated to the Agency efficiently, effectively, economically and in accordance with the principle of fairness and equality as outlined in the Executive Agencies Act and its Regulations;
iv. Management and allocation of the assets and resources allocated to the Agency;
v. Preparation and provision of Agency performance reports and financial statements to the Permanent Secretary;
vi. Ensuring that all aspects of the management and organization are kept under review and they suit OSHA’s business needs;
vii. Contributing to the development and formulation of policy changes, including assessing the impact and practicability of proposed policy changes and ensure those changes are implemented efficiently;
viii. Promoting public confidence in the expertise and quality of its service and impartiality of the Agency decisions.
i. Master Degree either in Occupational Safety and Health, Medicine, Environmental Health Science, Engineering in (Mechanical, Geological, Electrical or Chemical), or any other related fields;
ii. At least ten (10) years working experience in Senior position of which six (6) years should be in Senior Management position in reputable organization; and
iii. Age should be below fifty (50) years.
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers,
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of academic certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts,
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates,
Professional certificates from relevant authorities,
v. Form VI and form VI results slips are strictly not accepted,
vi. Testimonials and all Partial transcripts will not be accepted,
vii. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action,
viii. Applicants employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers,
ix. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply,
x. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts,
xi. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE)
xii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU),
xiii. The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and the applicant’s birth certificate. Deadline for application is 04 July, 2017.
xiv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate,
xv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview,
xvi. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English,
All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ (This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)
NOTE: APPLICATION LETTER MUST BE ATTACHED DURING APPLICATION SUBMISSION. APPLICATION LETTER SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
PRESIDENT’S OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT,
27 BIBI TITI MOHAMED ROAD,
11102 DAR ES SALAAM
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT