Tuesday, 17 July 2012


Basic Functions:
To assist the Director of Community Support to manage the public works functions of the Project as specified in the Financing Agreement and Operational Manual
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
She / He shall:
Undertake public works duties within the prescribed policies and procedures of TASAF, in particular coordinating interventions of the Public Works Program Department.
Be responsible for managing data base for public works interventions that captures; number of beneficiaries by sex, wages paid, funded, completed and certified subprojects.
Coordinate preparation of multi year plans by PAAs to guarantee predictability of transfers for the targeted beneficiaries.
Identify technical support requirements for implementation of PW interventions and ensure availability of required training materials and support.
Ensure compliance to PW implementation benchmarks by PAAs.
Prepare and update a guide for the PAAs on the number of PWP interventions needed to absorb the annual number of PW working days based on the number of beneficiaries in the village.
Participate in the preparation of IEC materials for public works program
Coordinate verification of PW subprojects applications reviewed by PAA Technical Assistants ready for submission to SET on sample basis.
Compilation and review of subproject batches prior to submission it NSC for endorsement.
Prepare and compile department annual implementation plan and budgets.
Consolidate implementation progress reports in the department.
Conduct performance appraisals of public works department using agreed upon performance indicators.
Be a member of the TASAF management team.
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Director of Community Support.
A Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Land Use Planning, Forestry or any other related field from a recognized university.
At least ten (10) years experience in relevant field in Public and / or
Private Sectors and at least five years (5) managerial experience
A recognized professional qualification where applicable
Must be computer literate.
Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with donor funded project
Experience with community based development initiative and social fund related operations are an added advantage.
High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels.
Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills
Self motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality
Key Performance Measures:
Existence of updated and operational public works data base.
Public works applications are processed within agreed
Existence of an updated multi year plans for public works.
Number of PW applications funded and completed.
Existence of timely prepared quarterly and annual implementation progress reports.
Duration of Contract:Terms of Contract is 2 years renewable on the basis of performance
Duty Station:TASAF Head Office - Dar es Salaam.
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates who meets this minimum qualification and experience should submit an application letter. The application letter should be accompanied with detailed CV, certified certificates and names and contact information of three professional referees with their postal addresses, telephone numbers and email (if available) no later than 17th August, 2012 16:00hrs and addressed to:
The Executive Director
Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF)
Malindi Street / Old Kilwa Road
P. O. Box 9381
Dar es salaam, Tanzania
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