WAWEZA KUZIPATA HAPA PIA http://www.competition.or.tz/fcc_files/public/re_advert_for_counterfeits_director.pdf The Fair Competition Commission (FCC) invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian candidates to fill the post identified below. Applicants who had applied for the post on the basis of the previous advertisement are encouraged to re-apply if they are still interested in the job. The Fair Competition Commission is an independent Government Body established under the Fair Competition Act, 2003 (No. 8 of 2003) to promote and protect effective competition in trade and commerce and to protect consumer from unfair and misleading market conduct. The ultimate goal of the Act is to increase efficiency in the production, distribution and supply of goods and services. Challenging employment opportunity exists at FCC. DIRECTOR OF ANTI-COUNTERFEIT - FCC/DAA/01/09 Job Descriptions: The Director of Anti- Counterfeits will report to the Director General. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Advising and supporting the Director General on all matters relating to the fight against counterfeits. Assisting the Director General in carrying out the duties and functions of combating counterfeits as stipulated in the Merchandise Marks Act 1963 as amended. Overall management of the FCCS Anti Counterfeits Division. In particular the incumbent will have the following responsibilities: (a) carrying out supervisory role in respect of investigations and enforcement of matters concerning counterfeit products that infringe trademarks; (b) Supervising proceedings before the court in manner stipulated under the Merchandise Marks Act; (c) Overall control of Entry Points of goods department; (d) Overall supervision of counterfeits Tracing and Monitoring department devising ways and means of tracing counterfeits in go-downs, retail shops and private premises; (e) Overall supervision of Anti-counterfeits Enforcement department; (f) Overall supervision of awareness campaigns, education, destruction of goods, logistics, and penalties; (g) Liaison with other divisions of FCC dealing with Competition and Consumer issues; (h) Monitoring the performance of the directorate against agreed performance targets. Personal specifications: A graduate of a recognized university; At least ten years experience in one or more of the fields of management, economics, finance or law; Solid management experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Experience in Competition and Consumer issues will be an added advantage; GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Successful candidate should have high level of initiative, integrity, and enthusiasm and ambition with proven track record of significant achievements. Candidate should demonstrate that they are unlikely to have a conflict of interest under the provisions of the Act. FCC will offer the right candidate competitive remuneration package commensurate with responsibilities of the position, experience and qualifications. FCC is an equal opportunity organisation and therefore Males and Females with qualifications are encouraged to apply. Applications attaching photocopies of Certificates and transcripts, detailed Curriculum Vitae stating names of three referees and quoting the Reference Number of the Post on both the letter and envelop, should be forwarded to the Fair Competition Commission using the address below so as to reach the Commission by 30th November, 2009. Candidates selected for interview will have their names posted in appropriate media. Any soliciting and canvassing will automatically disqualify the applicant. DIRECTOR GENERAL FAIR COMPETITION COMMISSION CRDB HEAD OFFICE BUILDING, 7TH FLOOR, AZIKIWE STREET, P.O. BOX 7883, DAR ES SALAAM. NA NYINGINE PIA http://www.competition.or.tz/fcc_files/public/director_general_-_post-re_advert2_fcc.pdf UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND MARKETING FAIR COMPETITION COMMISSION VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT: DIRECTOR GENERAL (Re-advertised) [Note: All those who applied for this position when it was first advertised, need NOT apply again as their applications are still under consideration] The Fair Competition Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Fair Competition Act No. 8 of 2003. It is mandated with promoting and protecting effective competition in trade and commerce in Tanzania, and protecting consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct. The Act gives the Commission a wide range of functions as well as the accompanying powers to regulate trade in the country, so as to enhance economic efficiency through commercial competitiveness and to promote the rights of consumers. These functions include carrying out inquiries, studies and research into matters relating to competition, assessing the impact of Government policies and legislation on competition and consumer welfare, investigating policies and programmes of regulatory authorities, making representations to Government and other bodies, investigating impediments to competition, promoting public knowledge and understanding on the rights of consumers. The Chairperson of the FCC Nomination Committee now invites applications for suitable Tanzanians to fill the position of Director General which has just become vacant. The Director General is the Commissions Chief Executive, and is appointed on a five year contract that may be renewed only once. The Director General shall be responsible for the day to day operations of the Commission subject to the directions of the Board of Commission. Specifically, the Director General is expected to: a) Provide strong leadership in the management of the Commissions activities in accordance with the stringent performance targets that are set by the Commission; b) Formulate strategies and programmes for canvassing Government organs and other institutions in the country to promote fair competition and protect the rights of consumers; c) Prepare proposals for new or amended procedural rules in the work of the Commission; d) Prepare programmes for the rigorous implementation of the Commissions enforcement and advocacy roles, mobilize resources for the programmes, and oversee the implementation of such programmes; e) Promote awareness on the role and functions of the Commission amongst key stakeholders in the country and amongst the general public; f) Oversee the efficient and effective management of the Secretariat of the Commission, and of its resources. The Commission is looking for a mature, dynamic, and highly innovative and experienced executive to fill this position. Applicants should have the following qualifications, experiences and competencies: �� They should be graduates in law, economics, commerce or other relevant discipline; but the ideal candidate will have postgraduate qualifications Masters degree or PhD with a track record of at least ten years in matters pertaining to trade and/or economic analysis. �� They should possess management and advocacy skills with a good track record of at least ten years in senior management positions of public and/or corporate bodies. �� They should be able to demonstrate integrity by modeling the Commissions values and ethical standards. �� They should show capacity to advocate and promote the vision, mission and strategic goals of the Commission. �� They should have ability to build strong relationships with all key stakeholders. �� Previous experience of working with both public and private sector is an added advantage but not mandatory. The Commission provides a competitive remuneration package for this position. Applications, including detailed CV, copies of certificates, and the names and addresses of three referees who must include the current or last employer, and clearly marked Director General FCC on the envelope, should be addressed to: The Permanent Secretary (Chairperson) FCC Nomination Committee Ministry of Industry, Trade and Marketing P . O Box 9503 Dar es Salaam. The deadline for submitting applications to the Chair of the FCC Nomination Committee is 11th September 2009.