The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare which is responsible for the control of quality and safety of food, drugs, cosmetics and medical devices for the purpose of protecting public health. It is established under Section 4 (1) of the Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2003 and became operational on 1st July 2003.

PRINCIPAL PLANNING OFFICER

DUTY STATION: TFDA - HQ, DSM

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- To coordinate and supervise TFDA planning activities and ensure their implementation
- To supervise planning and development of project record systems
- To compile project reports
- To review project performance annually
- To prepare long and medium development plans for TFDA

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Master/Postgraduate Diploma or its equivalent in economics, planning, statistics or Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from a recognized institution with training in use of computer applications and twelve (12) years work experience.


PRINCIPAL ASSISTANT DRUG INSPECTOR

DUTY STATION: TFDA Northern Zone

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- To conduct inspection and prepare inspection reports
- To check and verify import, export, license and permit applications
- To maintain database
- To supervise and give guidance to subordinates

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Diploma in pharmaceutical science or veterinary sciences from a recognized institution and ability to use office computer applications with ten (10) years experience.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. 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 address and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
iv. The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter; short of which will make the application invalid.
v. The title of the position and institution applied for should be marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application invalid.
vi. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic 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.
vii. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
viii. Transcripts, Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
ix. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action
x. Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers.
xi. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC. 45/257/01/D/140 dated 30th November 2010.
xii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
xiii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
xiv. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
xv. Dead line for application is 11th June, 2012 at 3:30 p.m
xvi. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
xvii. APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS. HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE:

Secretary
Public Service Recruitment
P. O. Box 63100,
DAR ES SALAAM