Friday, September 18, 2015

JAPAN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY (JICA)

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an agency of the Government of Japan responsible for implementing Japan`s Official Development Assistance (ODA). To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of its activities in the country, JICA is now inviting applications from suitably qualified and self-motivated Tanzanians of high personal integrity to apply for the following positions:-

1.    ASSISTANT PROGRMA OFFICER IN CHARGE OF TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION (PROGRAM SECTION)
BACKGROUND OF THE POSITION
The position is for those who are seeking an opportunity to work at the front line of development cooperation activities primarily on the transport and regional integration sector. The recruited staff is expected to cover a wide range of tasks ranging from logistics to substantial ones. After obtaining necessary practical knowledge and experiences, the staff is expected to play a key role as the “relationship manager” between JICA and key stakeholders in the sector including the Tanzania government organization and other development partners.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervisions of the superiors in the office, the staff will be expected to perform the following activities:-
•    To collect and analyze the first-hand information such as policy and institutional frameworks and activities by the Tanzania government, development partners etc. in the transport and regional integration sector in Tanzania and neighboring countries.
•    To maintain and enhance good partnership with other relevant stakeholders in order to fulfill the takes described above and promote JICA`s  presence in the sector.
•    Monitoring and evaluation of on-going projects, formulation of new projects and follow-up of completed projects in the transport and regional integration sector.
•    Facilitation of financial assistance of both grant and concessional loan projects. The main tasks include procurement, disbursement, and tax ecemption and refund etc. for all sectors including transport and regional integration sector.
•    Others: to perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superiors when necessary.

APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Necessary background: civil engineering, transport planning/economics, public policy, economic development, etc. it is negotiable.
•    Academic qualification – Bachelor degree in the above mentioned fields.
•    Working experience – more than three (3) years (excluding self-employment period if any)
•    Age – between 25 and 30
•    Business skill – MS-WORD in business letter writing, EXCEL in calculation, POWERPOINT
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2.    ASSISTANT PROGRAM OFFICER IN CHARGE OF POWER AND ENERGY (PROGRAM SECTION)

BACKGROUND OF THE POSITION
The position is for those who are seeking an opportunity to work at the front line of development cooperation activities primarily on the power and energy sector. The recruited staff is expected to cover a wide range of tasks ranging from logistics to substantial ones. After obtaining necessary practical knowledge and experiences, the staff is expected to play a key role as the “relationship manager” between JICA and key stakeholders in the sector including the Tanzania government organization and other development partners.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervisions of the superiors in the office, the staff will be expected to perform the following activities:-
•    To collect and analyze the first-hand information such as policy and institutional frameworks and activities by the Tanzania government, development partners etc. in the power and energy sector in Tanzania and neighboring countries.
•    To maintain and enhance good partnership with other relevant stakeholders in order to fulfill the takes described above and promote JICA`s presence in the sector.
•    Monitoring and evaluation of on-going projects, formulation of new projects and follow-up of completed projects in the power and energy sector.
•    Facilitation of financial assistance of both grant and concessional loan projects. The main tasks include procurement, disbursement, and tax exemption and refund etc. for all sectors including power and energy sector.
•    Others: to perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superiors when necessary.

APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Necessary background: Governance, Economics Development, public policy, etc. it is negotiable.
•    Academic qualification – Bachelor degree in the above mentioned fields.
•    Working experience – more than three (3) years (excluding self-employment period if any)
•    Age – between 25 and 30
•    Business skill – MS-WORD in business letter writing, EXCEL in calculation, POWERPOINT


APPLICATION PROCEDURE
If you are interested in the above position, please submit your type written application to the address below enclosing the following documents:-
•    Your detailed curriculum vitae plus names and contacts of two referees.
•    A one page (A4 size) explanation on what motivated you to apply for the position and how you think you can contribute to the enhancement of JICA activities in the country.

We will conduct writing and PC skill text for the successful candidates from the interviews.

REMUNERATION
Reasonable remuneration will be paid to the successful candidate.
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Please note that JICA will contact only those candidates who will be shortlisted for interview. Those applicants who will not have been contacted by October 19, 2015 should consider themselves as having been unsuccessful.
Kindly direct your applications/inquiries to the following address.
Employment Team/Recruitment Team
General Affairs Section
3rd Floor Barclays House, Ohio Street
P.O.BOX 9450
DAR ES SALAAM

Deadline: 5th October, 2015