Tuesday, October 06, 2015


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania’s central bank, is looking for suitably qualified young Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the following vacant positions at the Head Office and at its Branches.


1. Position:
Accountant III (Foreign Payments & Settlements, Training Institute and Mbeya Branch) - 3 Posts

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Mwanza

Job Purpose:
To execute accounting duties relating to reconciliation, accounting entries and examination of payments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Preparing, examining and analyzing periodic statements of financial position and statement of comprehensive income to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting standards;
b) Monitoring and reviewing accounting entries and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;
c) Resolving accounting entries discrepancies;
d) Reviewing and recommending International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) which are relevant to the Bank;
e) Reconciling internal and intermediary accounts;
f) Maintaining accounting records and preparing accounts and management information;
g) Providing advice and support to internal and external auditors in completing audits;
h) Examining and verifying payments;
i) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications Required:
a) Bachelor‘s Degree in Accounting or its equivalent from an accredited institution;
b) CPA (T) qualification or its equivalent will be an added advantage.


2. Position: Internal Auditor III (Operations Audit) - 1 Post

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To review, assess and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems pertaining to Bank operations and provide recommendations to strengthen the controls systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Reviewing control systems in place and operations to assess the effectiveness of the control systems;
b) Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls in the area of operations;
c) Conducting internal audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures;
d) Developing risk–based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities;
e) Ascertaining the correctness of accounting records and preparing audit reports;
f) Discussing audit findings and recommendations with line Managers and report significant issues to the Management;
g) Evaluating the relevancy, reliability and integrity of management and financial information;
h) Ascertaining the extent of compliance with the established policies, procedures and instructions;
i) Making recommendations to improve the controls and procedures in place,
j) Monitoring implementation of management’s decision on recommendations in the audit reports;
k) Conducting special audits in cases of suspected financial or operational malpractices;
l) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications and Attributes Required:
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or its equivalent from an accredited institution;
b) CPA (T) qualification or its equivalent;
c) Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and CISA qualifications will be an added advantage.


3. Position: Legal Officer III (Oversight & Policy) - 1 Post

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To perform oversight of payment systems including but not limited to legal and regulatory framework compliance assessment and review applications for new payment schemes and make appropriate recommendations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Providing expertise and strategic legal advice in oversight of payment systems;
b) Carrying out analysis and evaluation of applications for payment systems licenses and/or approvals against established regulatory framework and providing appropriate recommendations;
c) Identifying proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate legal risks in payment systems oversight;
d) Reviewing periodic reports from Banks, financial institutions and other payments systems service providers to monitor performance and financial conditions and prepare relevant reports;
e) Conducting on-site examination and off-site surveillance of assigned payment services providers including their agents;
f) Developing and regularly updating institutional profile of banks, financial institutions and other payments systems service providers;
g) Drafting legal instruments that minimize risks and maximize legal rights in the context of payment systems oversight;
h) Providing inputs for the development and review of laws, regulations, circulars and guidelines for Banks, financial institutions and other payments systems service providers on various supervisory issues;
i) Preparing materials and participating in seminars and workshops for banks, financial institutions, payments systems service providers and stakeholders;
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j) Dealing with matters that cut across legal and related areas and keeping abreast of legislative changes;
k) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications and Experience Required:
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Law from accredited institution;
b) Master’s Degree will be an added advantage;
c) At least two years (2) working experience in Law and Banking from a reputable organisation.


4. Position: Technician III (Facilities Management) - 1 Post
Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam
Job Purpose:
To install, maintain, inspect and repair electronics systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electronic equipment such as PABX telephone systems, uninterrupted power Supply (UPS), VHF and HF communication Network, Security systems, Audio visual and discussion systems;
b) Inspecting electronic systems, equipment and components to ensure they are in good operating conditions;
c) Performing preventive and predictive maintenance in electronics systems;
d) Designing and implementing structured cabling network based on the requirements;
e) Preparing technical reports and assisting other technicians in the performance of emergency repairs;
f) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications and Experience Required:
a) Diploma in Electronics Engineering or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in electronics from an accredited institution;
b) At least two years (2) experience from reputable organisation.


5. Position: Business Analyst III (Information Systems & Services) – 1 Post
Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To identify and analyse business needs of stakeholders and determine solution to business problems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Conducting feasibility studies to identify ICT standards and map them with the Bank’s business processes;
b) Analysing business processes to determine the need for business automation;
c) Assisting users to prepare functional requirements and liaising with IT developers with a view to prepare appropriate technical specifications;
d) Managing and coordinating systems user acceptance tests and system quality assurance for newly developed or customized software;
e) Preparing and reviewing IT system documentations including user guides and technical manuals provided by system developers;
f) Managing changes related to systems, incidences and problems in line with industry standards;
g) Preparing, reviewing and maintaining a repository of specifications, standards and procedures for business systems;
h) Liaising with business functions for elicitation, documentation and prioritization of business requirements;
i) Implementing IT governance framework and its control objectives to support business objectives;
j) Assisting in documenting “As-Is” process definitions and designing of “To-Be” process definitions;
k) Performing regulatory responsibilities in ensuring that financial institutions are periodically examined and advised on IT matters;
l) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications Required:
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from an accredited institution;
b) Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Business Administration plus relevant certifications in IT will be an added advantage.


6. Position: Economist III (Economic Research & Policy and Financial Stability Directorates) - 5 Posts

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To collect and analyse economic data with a view to providing Management with informed policy advice.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Studying, advising on or dealing with various aspects of the economy comprising of production, prices, public finance, money and banking, international trade trends, and national debts;
b) Compiling, analysing and interpreting economic data using statistical methods, tools and other techniques;
c) Elaborating monetary, fiscal policies and external policies including balance of payments;
d) Advising on economic policy and courses of action to be followed in the light of analyses of present and foreseen economic factors;
e) Preparing economic papers for the Board of Directors of the Bank, reports and periodic publications including monthly economic bulletins, quarterly and annual reports;
f) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications Required:
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from an accredited institution;
b) Master’s Degree in Economics will be an added advantage.


7. Position: Pharmaceutical Technician II (Medical Services) - 1 Post

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To carry out pharmaceutical processes and keep the medical store under safe conditions as guided by the drug Laws.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Safekeeping and Storing of Medicines in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the relevant drug Laws;
b) Raising requisition for medical supplies and equipment in line with procedures and financial regulations;
c) Preparing and submit monthly reports to the Manager Medical Service on stock position and conditions of drugs, medical supplies and equipment kept in the Head quarter dispensary;
d) Ensuring the store area is kept clean, tidy and drugs are organized as per drug laws and free from hazards;
e) Submitting monthly Head Quarter’s and Branches’ medical inventory reconciliation statements;
f) Receiving and inspecting all incoming goods and reconciling with purchase orders;
g) Receiving, storing, issuing and managing stock levels;
h) Checking inventory records for accuracy and keeping records of items received, in-transit or transferred to another location;
i) Creating new medical items codes in IFMS after authorization by Manager Medical Services;
j) Filling in the HQ Medical Insurance treatment Claims forms with the treatment charges and submitting to the Insurer;
k) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications and Experience Required:
a) Diploma in Pharmacy or related field from accredited institution;
b) At least three (3) years working experience from a reputable Hospital Pharmacy.



8. Position: Web Author III (Public Relations and Protocol) - 1 Post

Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To plan, design and manage content of the Bank’s website.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Reviewing content of the website to ensure that it is correct, accurate, consistent and up-to-date;
b) Liaising with Business Units to gather new information for posting in the website;
c) Reviewing and editing information received from Business Units before posting;
d) Ensuring that editorial standards are maintained;
e) Ensuring that the website is accessible and user friendly;
f) Researching and recommending best practices for purposes of ensuring that the website is up to standard and consistent with available technologies;
g) Dealing with enquiries emailed from the site and analysing information to determining the popularity of the site and preparing a monthly report;
h) Liaising with the Directorate of Management Information System to improve the functionality of the website ;
i) Disseminating the Bank of Tanzania information through the social networks in line with the Banks’ communication strategy;
j) Analysing social networks comments about the Bank and recommending appropriate action;
k) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications Required:
a) Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Mass communication from accredited academic institution;
b) Knowledge in Information Technology will be an added advantage.

9. How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following for consideration of the applications:
a) A curriculum vitae (CV);
b) Certified copies of certificates, birth certificate and other relevant certificates;
c) Names and addresses of two reputable referees;
d) Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers;
e) Applicants with academic certificates from foreign universities must submit proof of accreditation of issuing institutions;
f) Applicants are required to apply for one post only.

Application should be addressed to:
Deputy Governor (AIC),
Bank of Tanzania,
2 Mirambo Street, 11884,
DAR ES SALAAM.

Applications should reach the Deputy Governor’s Office on or before 16:00 pm on 19th October, 2015.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.