Thursday, March 21, 2019

Head of Security And Investigation Unit at Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC)

Head of Security And Investigation Unit at Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC)

Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC) is a national designated Public Postal operator established by Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1993 and became operational on 1st January, 1994. The Corporation is wholly owned by the Government of Tanzania and is dedicated in improving people’s lives.

Currently the Corporation is looking to recruit team player to join the Corporation’s major transformation initiatives. The available vacancy is:


Reporting Relationship:

The successful candidate will be stationed at the Corporation’s Headquarters in Dar-es-Salaam and shall report directly to the Postmster General & CEO.


  • To ensure worker’s optimum safetly and security and to endure that all types of assets owned and entrusted to the Corporation are safe and secured.
  • To ensure optimum security and safety in the provision of postal and ancillary services according to the Corporation’s policy objectives and mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop/review, implement and evaluate safety and security programmes and activities.
  • To handle expeditiously all complaints, inquiries and allegations submitted by TPC stakeholders and provide advise to the higher management.
  • To undertake investigation of thefts, frauds and crimes committed against the Corporation and liaise with Police in the prosecution process.
  • To manage and coordinate efficiently the utilization of resources entrusted to Security and Investigation Unit.
  • To manage security and safety prevention surveillance and awareness programmes so as to prevent/ minimize thefts, frauds and malpractice incidents.

Qualification, Professional Competences and Experience:

  • The holder of this post must have a University Degree in Law Enforcement, Safety & Security Management, Materials Management or Social Science from a recognized university with not less than five (5) years experience in police force, national security, safety and investigation duties preferably in the government and/or public institutions. Postgraduate studies in Laws, Security and Safety Management and/or Public Management will have an added advantage.
  • Proven leadership skills, abilities in large organization and able to work well under pressure and tight schedule/deadlines and travel extensively.
  • Ability to ability guidance, counsel and technical support to employees drawn from a variety of social, religious and cultural background.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to prepare various reports with accuracy and attention to details.
  • Abide by the voluntary principles of security and human right through daily conduct.
  • Abide by Postal and Civil Servant Cardinal Rules and Regulations as well as Security Code of Conduct.
  • Follow all Tanzanian laws pertaining of duty (use of force Is forbidden).
  • Exhibits high standards of business personal ethical conducts and confident dealing with all levels of management
  • Outstanding communication skills – oral, Written and presention in both English and Kiswahili.

Other Personal Attributes.

  • Possess high level of integrity, honest, credibility and trustworthy.
  • Ability to analyze and articulate large amounts of complex issues/problems and think strategically to foresee, identity and mitigate them.
  • Self confident and ability to work independently with minimum supervisions
  • Computer literate at least Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to interact and influence others to achieve results without line management responsibility.
  • Fast learner with acceptable and credible attitude and ardent Team Player.


The above post carries competitive remuneration as per Tanzania Posts Corporation salary structure.


Handwritten application letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements, enclosed with CV indicating names and addresses of three referees and their particulars, copies of certified relevant academic transcripts and certificates should be addressed to the undermentioned
Applications be sent by registered mails or EMS courier.
Application sent by fax or electronically shall not be considered.
Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements for this post will be considered. Deadline for receiving application is 15th April, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted
TPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer “qualified women are highly encouraged to apply”

Interested candidates should apply through the following address:-

The Postmaster General
Tanzania Posts Corporation
P.O.Box 9551

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