PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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Na EA.7/96/01/G/1509thMay, 2014VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENTOn behalf of The Social Security Regulatory Authority (SSRA), Public ServiceRecruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill 19 vacant posts in the abovePublic Institution.NB: GENERAL CONDITIONSi.All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old,however, should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.ii.Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV)having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers.iii.Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in thisadvertisement.iv.The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in thesubject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which willmake the application invalid.v.Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies ofacademic certificates:-Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.-Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.-Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.-Computer Certificate-Professional certificates from respective boards-One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.vi.FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTEDvii.Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.viii.Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in theCV will necessitate to legal actionix.Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public serviceshould route their application letters through their respective employers.x.Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Serviceshould not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC.45/257/01/D/140 dated 30th November, 2010.xi.Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whateverreason should not apply.xii.Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliablecontacts.xiii.Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary or advancedlevel education should be certified by The National Examination Council ofTanzania (NECTA)xiv.Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The TanzaniaCommission for Universities (TCU)xv.Deadline for application is 23th May, 2014 at 3:30 p.mxvi.Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicatexvii. Women are highly encouraged to applyxviii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interviewxix.Application letters should be written in Swahili or EnglishAPPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE:SecretaryORKatibuPublic Service RecruitmentSekretarietiyaAjirakatikaSecretariat, UtumishiwaUmmaP. O. Box 63100S. L. P 63100,DAR ES SALAAM.DAR ES SALAAM.1.0SOCIAL SECURITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY- (SSRA)The Social Security Regulatory Authority (SSRA) was established under the SocialSecurity Regulatory Act No. 8 of 2008 as amended by Social Security Laws(Amendments) Act No. 5 of 2012. The main objective of SSRA is to regulate the SocialSecurity Sector and providing for related matters. In light of its legal mandate provided,the Authority plays an important role in regulating and supervising the provision ofsocial security services that greatly influence socio-economic and general well-beingof Tanzanians. SSRA is now looking for energetic, dynamic and proactive Tanzaniansto fill the following vacant positions;1.1RESEARCH AND POLICY ANALYSIS MANAGER - (1 POST)1.1.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, ACTUARIAL AND POLICYDEVELOPMENT1.1.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCoordinates research studies and surveys aimed at assessing, evaluating andestablishing new policies, systems and strategies for reforms and development ofSocial Security sector;Recommends to the Director on the formulation of new policies, systems andreforms for development of social security sector.Supervise preparation of performance reports on operations of schemes,managers and custodians;Coordinates statistical and policy analysis relating to operations of the socialsecurity sector;Ensures availability of data base for Authority’s statistical bulletin;Carries impact assessment studies on various interventions includingreforms of the Social Security sectors.1.1.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree/Post Graduate diploma in, Social Security/Protection,Actuarial Science, Insurance, Economics, Finance, or related fields from anyrecognized University/Institution.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.The candidate must possess knowledge of at least one accounting software.1.1.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.2FINANCE MANAGER - (1 POST)1.2.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE PLANNING AND HUMANRESOURCES MANAGEMENT1.2.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAdvice the Director on all finance and accounting matters;Prepare financial periodic reports and annual financial reports;Assist the Director in undertaking financial risk assessment and control;Assist the Director in review and update all documents, policies and regulationregarding accounting and finance;Undertakespecialaudit investigationsandmakerecommendations;Monitor preparation of financial documents for disbursement of Funds;Develop, review and operationalize Authority’s Financial operating Manualsand regulations;Participate in the planning and budget preparation process of the Authority;Maintain and keep financial records in safe custody;Facilitate the payments of salaries and other expenditures;Respond and follow up on audit reports and observations;Assist in keeping records of revenue, payments, assets and liabilities;1.2.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree/Post graduate diploma in Accounting, Finance with a CPA(T) /ACCA or related fields from any recognized University/Institution.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.1.2.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.3PLANNING MANAGER - (1 POST)1.3.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE PLANNING AND HUMANRESOURCES MANAGEMENT1.3.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAdvise the Director on all planning matters;Assist in formulation and preparation of Authority’s Strategic and Annual Plans;Monitor and evaluate implementation of Authority’s Strategic Plan;Participate in consultative meetings with development partners and otherstakeholders;Prepares periodic progress reports on Authority’s performance;Develop strategies for resources mobilization;Provides technical support for strategic Planning and Budgeting matters toother Division and units;AdvisestheDirectoronissues relatedtoperformance improvement;Undertakes service delivery surveys to collect stakeholders/clients views onservices rendered by the Authority;Assist the Director in drafting and reviewing policies, regulations and guidelinesrelating to planning matters;1.3.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE.Master’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Economics, Finance, Planning orrelated fields from any recognized University/Institution.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.1.3.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.4COMPLIANCE MANAGER - (1 POST)1.4.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND REGISTRATION1.4.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAnalyze financials and regulatory returns from the schemesMonitor and evaluate regularly the performance of schemes, managerscustodians and administrators and recommend measures to be taken when the needarise;Conduct onsite inspection to the schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators; and prepare inspection reportsPrepare compliance and inspection manuals for the schemes, managers,custodians and administratorsReceive and monitor offsite surveillance returns and prepare reportsPrepare guidelines for the efficient and effective operations of schemes,manager’s custodians and administrators;Provide advisory services to the schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators on all compliance related matters;Provide advisory services to social security members on compliance relatedmatters;Ensure compliance to policies, laws and regulations.Advise the director on regulation, inspection and monitoring matters in relationto social security sector;Disseminate guidelines applicable to regulatory activities to schemes,managers, custodians and administrators;Advise on the disciplinary measures including penalties and sanctions inconsultation with legal services section and registration services whenever necessary;Prepare inspection and monitoring guidelines for the efficient and effectiveoperations of the schemes, managers, custodians and administrators;Conduct special investigation and inquiries whenever a need arise to schemes,managers, custodians and administrators;Design and implement monitoring and supervision systems for schemes,managers, custodians and administrators;Carry out preliminary investigations on matters affecting the operations in thesocial security sector.Assist director of compliance in review of policies, laws and regulations onregistration and promotion of social security schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators;1.4.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Social Security/Protection,Actuarial Science, Insurance, Economics, Finance, Law, Business Administration orrelated fields from any recognized University/Institution.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.1.4.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.5REGISTRATION MANAGER - (1 POST)1.5.1 REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND REGISTRATION1.5.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist Director of compliance in review of policies, laws and regulations onregistration and promotion of social security schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators;Design, implement and manage the Authority’s registration systems;Manage all applications for registration of schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators and cross check compliance;Advise the director on deregistration of schemes, managers or custodians fornon-compliance;Prepare manuals to guide registration of schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators;Prepare periodical registration reports;Manage the preparation and review of policies, laws and regulations onregistration and promotion of social protection schemes, managers or custodians.1.5.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in, Social Security/Protection,Actuarial Science, Insurance, Economics, Finance, Law, Business Administration orrelated fields from any recognized University/Institution.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.1.5.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.6LEGAL SERVICES MANAGER - (1 POST)1.6.1 REPORTS TO: THE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES1.6.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in provision Secretarial services to the Board of Directors;Assists in the provision of support services to the Social Security Tribunal;Assists in the provision of legal advice and assistance to Authority andscrutinizes all legal documents and instruments;Participates in the preparation and review of Policies, laws and guidelines.Prepares proposals for new Acts, regulation, rules, and other instruments.Provides advice and follow up cases involving the Authority.Ensuring the implementation of the most appropriate standards of CorporateGovernance;Ensure that Authority’s properties are properly insured with reputable insurancecompanies that are dully registered under the Insurance Act;Ensure that on-going litigation and arbitration are duly attended to;Ensure proper custody of all legal documents relating to the operations of theAuthority;Keep abreast with new changes in Law that apply to SSRA’s operations;Networking with the Attorney General’s Office, Law Reform Commission,Tanganyika Law Society and other related bodies;1.6.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree in Law (LLM) from any recognized University/Institution whohas passed a recognized Practical Legal Training or undergone Internship Programmerecognized by the Attorney General and must have a valid practicing license asadvocate.At least nine (9) years of working experience in the related field.1.6.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.7COMPLAINTS MANAGER - (1 POST)1.7.1 REPORTS TO: THE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES1.7.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCoordinate the complaints management process;Receive and coordinate all complaints, and provide appropriate support toschemes, managers and custodians in relation to the management of complaints;Ensure that all complaints are acknowledged soonest from the receipt ofcomplaints;Maintain regular communication with all parties to a complaint;Coordinate investigations of complaints in consultation with the director;Assist in the timely management and resolution of complaints;identify all complaints which are unresolved within 28 calendar days and reportto the director of legal services for discussion;Undertake the complaints management evaluation process with thecomplainant on conclusion of the complaint process;1.7.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree in Law (LLM) or related fields from any recognizedUniversity/Institution who has passed a recognized Practical Legal Training orundergone Internship Programme recognized by the Attorney General and must havea valid practicing license as advocate.At least 9 years of working experience in the related field.1.7.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.8SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.8.1 REPORTS TO: PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTIONS MANAGER1.8.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare promotion programs for social security coverage to non-covered areasincluding informal groups;Coordinate public awareness programs, sensitization and training on socialsecurity;Write progress reports on promotion activities;Prepare promotional materials for social security education programs aimed attrustees, managers, custodians and other stakeholders for purposes of promotion;;Plan for regular information dissemination programs;Organize and undertake presentation and management publicity activities;Edit materials for media programs;Analyze public criticisms and complaints;Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.8.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree/Post Graduate in, Marketing, social security/protection, masscommunication or any other related fields from a recognized University/Institution.At least six (6) years of working experience.1.8.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.9SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATION OFFICER II - (1POST)1.9.1 REPORTS TO: HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER1.9.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESImplement the approved human resources policies and procedures and provideprofessional advice/interpretation to staff on correct application ensuring clearunderstanding for the purposes of compliance;Assist in staff recruitment and selection process including shortlisting,preparation of interviews, reference checks, preparations of employment contractsand managing on boarding process including facilitation of induction programs;Coordinate performance management systems to ensure full participation of allstaff and timely evaluation bi-annually;Develop and implement career development programs such as successionplanning and talent management to ensure that SSRA retains high caliber staff;Identify and assess staff training needs and provide advice on HumanResources Development and Planning;Assist in staff disciplinary management and grievances handling;Maintain an updated staff records for easy human resources strategic decisionmaking;Assist in the administration of Medical Insurance Policy and all matters relatedto occupational health and safety;Perform administrative functions within the Authority;Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.9.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster’s Degree/Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration, Management,Manpower Planning, Human Resource Management or any other related fields froma recognized University/Institution.At least six (6) years working experience in related field. Knowledge of laborlaws and human resources information systems (HRIS) will be an added advantage.1.9.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.10 ACCOUNTANT II - (1 POST)1.10.1 REPORTS TO: FINANCE MANAGER1.10.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare accounts documentation;Dispatch voucher lists to the head of sections;Make batching of payment vouchers as per cashbook;Keep batches of payment voucher, cashbook and exchequer receipt vouchers;Maintain petty cashbook and register;Maintain incoming and outgoing cheque register;Assist in preparation of financial reports;Assist in preparation of pay roll computations and reports;Assists in carrying out regular bank reconciliation;Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.10.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Commerce orany other related fields from recognized University/Institutions.Pre-bachelor possession of Certificate/Diploma in Procurement and Supplieswill be an added advantage.1.10.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.11 RESEARCH AND POLICY ANALYST OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.11.1 REPORTS TO: PRINCIPAL ACTUARIAL AND FINANCIAL ANALYST1.11.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in preparation of inputs on formulation of new policies, systems andreforms for development of social security sector.Assist in compiling inputs for reports on operations of schemes, managers andCustodians;Initiate statistical and policy analysis relating to operations of the sector;Update data base of the Authority.Initiate impact assessment studies on various interventions including reformsof the Social Security sectors.Propose researchable topics in the social security sector;Act as a research assistant in the field;Collect data for analysis.Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.11.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor degree in, Economics, Statistics, social security/protection, actuarialsciences, Insurance or any other related fields from a recognized University/Institution.1.11.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.12 REGISTRATION OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.12.1 REPORTS TO: REGISTRATION MANAGER1.12.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist the registration manager in designing, implementing and managing theAuthority’s registration systems;Assist the registration manager to manage all applications for registration ofschemes, managers, custodians and administrators and cross check compliance;Advise the manager on deregistration of schemes, managers, custodians andadministrators for non-compliance;Participate in preparation of manuals to guide registration of schemes,manager’s custodians and administrators;Prepare periodical registration reports;Participate in the preparation and review of policies, laws and regulations onregistration and promotion of social protection schemes, managers or custodians;Participate in the preparation and review of policies, laws and regulations onregistration and promotion of social protection schemes, managers or custodians.Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.12.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree in Social Security/Protection, Actuarial Science, Insurance,Economics, Finance, Law, Business Administration or related fields from anyrecognized University/Institution.1.12.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.13 COMPLIANCE OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.13.1 REPORTS TO: SENIOR COMPLIANCE OFFICER1.13.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in developing and revising policies and procedures for the generaloperation of schemes, managers, Custodians and administrators.Assist draft reports on compliance activities;Participate in the evaluation of social security education programs aimed attrustees, managers, custodians , administrators and other stakeholders for purposesof promotion;Participate in the preparation of compliance and supervision programs forschemes, manager’s custodians and administrators;Aid the preparation of the initial progress reports on compliance activities;Identify and propose ways to evaluate social security education programsaimed at trustees, managers, custodians , administrators and other stakeholders forpurposes of compliance;Assist disseminate educational materials such as brochures, posters,newsletters, magazines.Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.13.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree in Law or Advanced Diploma in Social SecurityProtection/Insurance, Actuarial Sciences, Finance or business administration from arecognized University/Institution.1.13.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.14 LEGAL OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.14.1 REPORTS TO: SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER1.14.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCompile evidence relevant for court cases involving the Authority;Assist in taking charge of documents and correspondences of already assignedcases;Assist in dealing with legal routine correspondences addressed to Authority;File and appear for proceedings in courts;Assist in administering compliance to the terms of agreements and contracts;Compile a list of amended legislations, regulations and rule;Maintain an updated database of court decisions;Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.14.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree in Law (LLB) from any recognized University/Institution whohas passed a recognized Practical Legal Training or undergone Internship Programmerecognized by the Attorney General.1.14.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.15 PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTION OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.15.1 REPORTS TO: SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTION OFFICER1.15.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in the preparation of promotion programs for social security coverageto non-covered areas including informal groups;Assist in the public awareness programs, sensitization and training on socialsecurity;Draft progress reports on promotion activities;Aid in preparing promotional materials for social security education programsaimed at trustees, managers, custodians and other stakeholders for purposes ofpromotion;Assist in preparing regular information dissemination programs;Assist coordinating and undertake presentation and management publicityactivities.Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the superior.1.15.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelorDegreeinMarketing,MassCommunication,SocialSecurity/Protection or any other related fields from a recognized University/Institution.1.15.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.16 PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.16.1 REPORTS TO: THE HEAD OF PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UNIT1.16.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in planning and forecasting supplies requirementsAssist in preparation of tendering documentsAssist in preparation of advertisements of tender opportunitiesIssue approved tendering and contract documentsAssist in preparation of procurement reportsManage an archive records of the procurement and disposal processMaintain a list or register of all contract awarded.Follow up supply contracts and ensures contracts are honoured.Participate in identifying contract defaulters and reports to superior for furtheraction.Assist in all processes of procurement as per approved authority policies,systems and proceduresPerform any other duties as may be assigned by superiors.1.16.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Logistics/Suppliesor its equivalent and has been registered by Procurement and Supplies Professionalsand Technician Board under the category of Graduate or higher.1.16.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.17 INTERNAL AUDITOR – II (1 POST)1.17.1 REPORTS TO: CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR1.17.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in preparation of annual audit risk based plan;Prepare engagement audit reports;Analyze and report on the internal control systems in place;Assist in conducting financial and performance audit within the authority;Assist in performing regular checks and investigations;Prepare audit programs;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superior.1.17.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Commerce orany other related fields from recognized University/Institutions.1.17.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.18 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER II - (1 POST)1.18.1 REPORTS TO: HEAD OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS UNIT1.18.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in liaising with schemes, managers, custodians and other relevantinstitutions on MIS infrastructure development related to social security sector;Assist in the provision of technical advice on procurement of MIS equipment,hardware and software;Participate in the coaching and mentoring Authority staffs on MIS development;Review MIS strategy of schemes, custodians and managers and recommendson changes/improvement required;Assist to prepare MIS regulations and guidelines;Assist to prepare BCP in MIS related issues and follow up on compliance in thesector;Assist installation and maintaining a modern Management Information System;Provide technical support in application of Information Technology;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superior.1.18.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Sciences or itsequivalent from a recognized University/Institution.Demonstrable practical software development/ programming skills areessential.1.18.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.1.19 RECORDS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT I - (1 POST)1.19.1 REPORTS TO: THE HUMAN RESURCES AND ADMINISTRATIONOFFICER1.19.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMonitor file movements;Prepare file index and other facilities in order to simplify the availability ofdocuments;Analyze and classify records in specified categories;Monitor correspondences;Maintain an updated diary and records for files movements;Receive in-coming mail and records it in relevant registers;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the superior.1.19.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCESecondary Education certificate plus ordinary Diploma in RecordsManagement or any other recognized College/Institution.At least three (3) years working experience in the relevant field.1.19.4 REMUNERATIONAttractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s SalaryScale.X.M. 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