22 May 2018

Regional General Manager at TAZARA

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The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is a statutory institution owned by the two Governments of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia on a 50/50 shareholding basis. The Authority is incorporated by the Acts of Parliament of the two contracting states, with the Registered Office being in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Authority has two Regional Administrative Centres, one in Mpika, Zambia and the other in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Regional General Manager (Tanzania). Applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the position as follows.

Position: Regional General Manager (RGM) - 1 Position
Location Regional Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Summary
Reporting to the Managing Director, the RGM will manage, plan and control regional train operations' supporting functions on commercial lines. The duties will include developing and implementing marketing plans, planning and determining resources needed, recommending any change to tariff rates and fares, and coordinating all activities in the region. The job also requires effective implementation and monitoring of manpower development plans and maintenance of industrial harmony. The RGM will also initiate and approve departmental budget proposals, monitor and control budget expenditure. The Jobholder will submit regular comprehensive operational and financial reports on the regional activities to Head Office.

Qualifications:
A Degree in the Social Sciences (preferably Public Administration, Business Administration or Human Resources) or Engineering (preferably Mechanical, Civil or Electrical), with at least five years' experience at Senior Management level. Applicants should also be able to read and interpret relevant financial and operational reports. Knowledge in railway operations is an added advantage.

Mode of Application
Interested candidates should write to the address below describing how they qualify and enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, copies of Certificates, three references and daytime contact details, by 15th June, 2018.

The Managing Director
TAZARA Head Office,
Nyerere Road
P.O. Box 2834
Dar es Salaam
TANZANIA