Monday, 21 January 2019

Secretary Job at TAZARA

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. Some positions have fallen vacant and, in this regard, applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians, as follows.

Job Title: Secretary -1 Position

Reporting to Administrative Officer
Duty Station Head Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary

To provide secretarial services to the Head of Department and carry out other related work to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of the superior.

Main Duties

  • Provides professional secretarial and administrative services;
  • Prepares and manages correspondences, reports and documents;
  • Establishes and maintains permanent filing system (soft and hard copy);
  • Receives incoming and dispatches outgoing mails and maintains the mail register;
  • Receives visitors and schedules meeting appointments;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned from time to time;


  • Form Four with a pass in English language
  • Diploma in Secretarial duties obtained from a reputable institution
  • Typing speed not less than 50 w.p.m
  • Experience of not less than three years
  • Computer skills particularly proficiency in Microsoft office programmes.

Age Limit Not more than 40 years old
Salary Scale: TAZARA Salary Scale – TSG 8
Salary Range Tsh 844,968.00 – Tsh 1,026,562.00 per month

Mode of Application
Interested candidates should write to the address below, by 28 February 2019, justifying how they qualify and enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, three references and daytime contact details. 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 Managing Director
TAZARA Head Office, Nyerere Road
P.O.Box 2834
Dares Salaam, TANZANIA

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