Sunday, November 08, 2015
Swissport Tanzania Plc is the leading aviation services provider operating at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Songwe International Airport (SIA) and Mtwara Airport. The Company is seeking to employ candidates who wish to work in a dynamic, friendly and exciting environment where one can reflect own values of experience and quality.

Personal Qualities:
Competent and organized individual who is able to work as part of a team and manage several priorities at any time. Has a positive attitude, strong work ethics, and keen desire to learn and grow within a firm, provides superb communication skills, and always treats people with respect in accordance to their individual needs.

·        A high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility

·        A structured approach to task management

·        Attention to detail and Analytical

·        Commitment to own personal development

·        Excellent communication skills and capable of negotiating and influencing both managers and team members.

·        Ability to work in a dynamic environment

·        Ability to produce expected results

Post Title: Export Promotion Officer (1 post)
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam
Report to: Cargo Service Manager

Position Objective:
Promoting Export Opportunities for Horticulture and fresh produce products in
Tanzania to Europe, Asia and neighboring countries.

Responsibility and Accountability:

·        Responsible for the operational department budgets, budget monitoring, strategic planning and any horticultural capital projects as needed including installations of supportive cold storage facilities.

·        Collaborates with growers/exporters/Government officials and Airlines to identify opportunities to attract air freight business for fresh produce out ofTanzania through consolidation

·        Identify key success factors for other African countries that have significant horticultural and floricultural exports

·        Identify major export constraints and advise opportunities for expansion and growth

·        Make policy recommendations for the Government and identify possible areas' of interventions for donors

·        Establish collections centers for farmer groups in production areas

·        Improving farmers marketing skills and helping form marketing groups

·        Explore export of fresh fish out Mwanza via KIA in a view of attracting freight at KIA and promote coordination between perishables exporters from Mwanza and KIA

·        Evaluate the costs of landing, handling and aviation fuel in a view of aligning the same with other East African airports to make KIA a cheaper airport the will encourage air freight to land in Tanzania. This will ensure that all Tanzania horticultural and floricultural exports go via KIA and not JNIA

·        Evaluating market opportunities for the new products and for providing market information to exporters

Key Duties:

·        Establishes and maintains high horticultural standards and practices; providing directions, training and motivation for the horticultural staff, growers and exporters.

·        Meets with growers/exporters both small and large, to develop long term productive relationships and growing the size of the program overtime.

·        Establish market links with big retailers in Europe and Asia

·        Work closely with TAHA to enhance and promote the use of available airport facilities at both DAR and KIA through corporation of horticultural and floricultural exporters

·        Develop marketing system through establishment of farmers and traders database

Academic Qualification:

·        Bachelor Degree in Business Development, Horticulture, Natural Sciences, or Marketing. Master's degree with experience in research or horticulture export business will be an added advantage

·        Minimum of 3 years' experience in marketing or business development especially in horticulture industry and /or air freight

·        A very good understanding of perishable produce export industry, including air freight

·        Skilled in negotiation with Government and donors

·        Have a very good understanding of perishable produce export industry, including freight and also have skills to negotiate with Government and donors

Post Title: Training Officer (1 Position)
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam
Report to: Training Centre Coordinator

Position Objective:
Carry out the day to day training activities and contribute to the training centre's business value. Implement the safety, health and environmental management policies and procedures locally so that all employees and students adhere.
Ensuring that Swissport Training Centre complies with all current and future regulations and laws as lied down by respective Authorities. .

Responsibility and Accountability:

Responsible for the day to day running of the training sessions at the training center as assigned general up keep of the school, as well as providing full administrative support to the Training Coordinator. Also accountable for:

·        Ensuring the department complies with all training policies, laws, and Regulations

·        Manage Training information by producing monthly statistical reports on training records and events

·        Putting together new employee starter packs

·        Monitoring and the tracking students records

·        Carrying out interview and application review for the prospective trainees

·        Developing reports for Training Centre Coordinator on student’s progress revenue and business progress

·        File electronic and hardcopy trainees and trainers records

Key Duties:

·        Conduct assigned Trainings as scheduled

·        Implement training programs policies, and procedures

·        Perform facility HSE inspections

·        Advise customers on the training product

·        Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment

·        Oversee behavior based/observation for the trainees or staff and address it to the training coordinator

·        Help develop courses, syllabus, curricular and procedures

·        Conduct formal and informal assessment of the students and produce reports

·        Undertake preventive actions to avoid failures from occurring and recurring

·        Advocate/market the training school

·        Increase profit margin of the centre by performance

·        Manage the training centre activities where required

Academic Qualification:

·        Degree/Diploma in any discipline

·        Industrial recognized certification

·        lATA in travel and tourism, customer service,

·        lATA train the trainer certificate

·        Understands the regulatory authorities compliances- (TCAA, lATA)

·        Good MS Office skills particularly in Excel, Words and Power point

Health and Safety Officer (6 Post)
Duty Station : Dar Es Salaam
Report to : Quality Compliance and Safety Manager

Position Objective
Carry out the day to day operations of HSE and contribute to the application of effective health, safety and environmental management by providing technical support. Implement the safety management policies and procedures locally so that all employees have a safe-and healthy working environment ensuring that Swissport complies with all current and future regulations and laws.

Key Duties:

·        Conduct daily and monthly HSE meetings of Trainings arid schedules as needed

·        Write, implement, and manage HSE programs, policies, and procedures I

·        Perform facility Health and Safety inspections

·        Ensure proper use of PPE

·        Have knowledge and enforce compliance of regulatory requirements (OSHA, EWURA, NEMC etc) including company HSE policies and procedures

·        Oversee hazardous waste storage and disposal areas and ensure regulatory agency compliance i.e. labelling, containment, proper disposal, documentation etc

·        Coordinate emergency response activities and provide first aid treatment

·        Oversee behavior based/observation safety programs

·        Help develop job hazard analysis

·        Conduct self-assessment of the company's safety and health situation

·        Undertake preventive actions to avoid accidents and incidents from recurring

·        Analyse damages and ensure implementation of corrective measures Train staff on Safety and Health issues (prevention)

·        Deliver regular safety performance reports and ensure all hazards, incidents are being reported and recorded.

·        Initiate, lead and any out investigations on occurrences in line with corporate standards.

·        Analyse the damage reports and suggest corrective measures in coordination with the Safety and Health Committee.

·        Undertake self-assessment on DGR and AVI awareness

·        Ensure implementation of safety management standards within the station

·        Collect and maintain Safety Data

Academic Qualification

·        Degree in Environmental Engineering, or equivalent with specialization in QHSE with minimum of not less than 2 years relevant experience

·        NEBOSH International General Certificate in OSH

·        Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate

·        Knowledgeable in ISO 9001, ISO 14001

·        Understands the regulatory authorities compliances (OSHA, EWURA,

·        Report writing skills (Good in Microsoft word, excel and PPT)

Post Title: HR Officer (1 position)
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam
Reports to: HR Manager

Position Objective
Supporting managers on disciplinary, grievance and absence management system, reporting, operating, guiding and synchronizing staff records in alignment with HR needs.

Responsibility and Accountabilities:

Responsible for the day to day running of the HR Office, employee cycle from recruitment, induction, to exit, and for providing full administrative support to the HR Manager and Managers. Also accountable for;

·        Performing a variety of human resources functions for all employees including handling of employee life cycle, HR support and advice.

·        Ensuring the department complies with all recruitment policies, laws, and

·        Writing up professional job adverts

·        Manage HR information by producing regular statistical reports on HR metrics on staffing and ensures information on all staff is correctly and regularly updated

·        Putting together new employee starter packs

·        Setting up, monitoring and then tracking employee probationary periods

·        Carrying out background and reference checks on prospective employees

·        Acting as the first point of entry for newly recruited employees

·        Maintenance of the HR records and systems

·        Keeping track of any employee anniversaries when they are due

·        Developing reports for Senior HR Officer on staff sick leave, absences and annual/holiday leaves

·        Providing professional advise support to employees

·        Update and maintain staff bulletin boards

·        File electronic and hardcopy staff documents

·        Escalate operational issues to senior management

·        Make travel arrangement and organize accommodation for staff and senior managers

Key Duties:

·        Management of employee attendance, leave, disciplinary and grievance issues

·        Support the review and creation of HR policies and procedures in line with legislation.

·        Interpret and advise managers and staff on terms and conditions of employment.

·        Implementation of the organizations Recruitment and Selection procedures

·        Plan and undertake special project work as required.

·        Support managers and staff on all HR related matters

·        Drive employee engagement and support company change management initiatives

Academic Qualification

·        Holder of bachelor degree in Human Resources, Law, Social Science, or equivalent qualification from recognized institutions

·        A minimum of 2 years' experience in Human Resources

·        Highly developed organizational and administrative skills

·        Skills in computer applications are mandatory, especially Microsoft Office suite.

Only applicants who meet the stated requirements for the advertised positions should send their application to the below address adhering to:

·        Signed application letters accompanied by detailed CV, photocopies of academic certificates, testimonials, and names of three referees.

·        Applications must be in handwriting

·        Deadline 14 days from the date of advertisement

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and those who do not hear from us should consider themselves unsuccessful.
Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Application Instructions:

The Chief Executive Officer
Swissport Tanzania Plc.
Julius Nyerere International AirPort
P.O.Box 18043,Dar es Salaam-Tanzania