Job Opportunity at Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority ( TAZARA), Deputy Managing Director

Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority

 The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a statutory institution owned by the two Governments of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia on a 50/50 shareholding basis. Incorporated by the Acts of Parliament of the two contracting states, the Authority's registered office is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with two regional administrative centres in Mpika, Zambia and Dar es Salaam.

The position of Deputy Managing Director has fallen vacant and, in this regard, applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians, as follows.

Job Title: Deputy Managing Director - 1 Position

Reporting to Managing Director
Duty Station: Head Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary 
The Deputy Managing Director works hand in hand with the Managing Director to formulate strategies and plans for the Authority for approval by the Board of Directors in line with the vision, mission and objectives of the Authority

Main Duties
a) Assists the Managing Director In all matters relating to Management and Administration of the Authority;
b) Deputises the Managing Director and co-ordinates the activities of the Departments to achieve best performances:
c) Monitors operations of the Authority on a day to day basis and keeps the Managing Director advised;
d) Performs any other duties assigned by the Managing Director from time to time.

Qualifications 
a) Form four and six Academic Certificates
b) A degree from a recognized University or its equivalent preferably in Business Administration or Engineering;
c) The candidate should have vast experience in Interpersonal skills, leadership and tact to deal with a diverse workforce and clients:
d) At least 10 years of experience in a reputable profit-making organization, five of which must have a traceable record at Senior Management level:
e) Excellent communications skills;
f) A post graduate degree and experience in railway transportation or related industries will be an added advantage.


Mode of Application
Interested candidates should write to the address below justifying how they qualify and enclosing updated curriculum vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, three references and daytime contact details, by 17th August 2018. TAZARA is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. We regret to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


The Corporation Secretary 
TAZARA Head Office, Nyerere Road 
P.O. Box 2834 
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA.


Source: Daily News July 23, 2018