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PERSONAL SECRETARY GRADE II

TROPICAL PESTICIDES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (TPRI)


Date Posted: Aug 17, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2017

Position Description:

TROPICAL PESTICIDES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (TPRI)

Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) dates back to 1945 when it started with the objective of investigating application of synthetic insecticides for the control of tropical pests. Since then, the Institute has served under the colonial Government, the East African Common Services Organization, the defunct East African Community and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania. Currently TPRI’s capacity include pesticide regulation, hygiene and safety; pest management, research and services including toxicology; pesticide residues in the environment; pesticides application techniques; food and feeds; sanitary and Phytosanitary control; organic certification; Biosafety; plant and insect taxonomy as well as documentation of natural vegetation and insects; and conservation of plant genetic resources. For TPRI to operate at its peak capacity it requires various inputs including quality of its human resource. The proposed Scheme of Service for the Institute’s staff provides an explicit criteria for promotion of scientific and non-Scientific staff, and procedure or criteria for recruitment and advancement within the Institute’s service.

 

PERSONAL SECRETARY GRADE II- 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. May be attached to Head of Department/Division

ii. Type confidential correspondences/letters, manuscripts, reports and proceedings.

iii. Draft simple letters, handle mail and take dictation

iv. Make travel and hotel arrangements/booking

v. Ensure availability of stationery and other working equipment’s for the

vi. Department/Division.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

 Form IV certificate with passes in typing speed of 40 w.p.m manuscript and tabulation stage II secretarial duties and Office Practice stage I plus 80 w.p.m shorthand either in Kiswahili or in English from a recognized Secretarial Institute. Computer knowledge from a recognized Institution and certificate in computer programs e.g. Windows, Microsoft office Internet, E-mail and Publisher. Use of modern office equipment will be a necessary requirement.

REMUNERATION

Salary Scale PGSS 4

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;

ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;

iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;

iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;

 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;

 Birth certificate

v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted

 Form IV and form VI results slips

 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts

vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;

vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;

viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;

ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);

x. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);

xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;

Application Instructions:

A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary,

Presidents Office,

Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,

27 Bibi Titi Mohammed Road,

P.O. Box 63100,

Maktaba Complex,

11102

Dar Es Salaam.

Deadline for application is 30th August, 2017 and;

Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview.

Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;

NOTE:All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address can also be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)

SECRETARY

PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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