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Director General at SUMATRA (The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority)

Director General at SUMATRA (The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority)
SUMATRA
NAFASI ZA AJIRA SUMATRA
THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF WORKS, TRANSPORT
AND COMMUNICATION

VACANCY FOR THE POST OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE SURFACE
AND MARINE TRANSPORT REGULATORY AUTHORITY (SUMATRA)

1.0 Background 
The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory
Authority (SUMATRA) was established by Act No.9 of 2001 Cap. 413 and came into
force on 15th August, 2004 by Government Notice No.297 of 20th August, 2004. 

The tenure of the Director General of SUMATRA will expiry on May, 2018, the
Chairperson of SUMATRA Nomination Committee established under section 8 of the
Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority Act, 2001 as amended invites
Tanzanians with relevant qualifications to apply for appointment to fill the
vacancy of the Director General of SUMATRA.


Position and Description 
The Director General will also be
the Chief Executive Officer and shall be responsible for the day to day
operations of the Authority. The Director General will be on contract for four
years but may be eligible for re-appointment for one further consecutive term
and shall not engage in any other paid employment.

Duties and Responsibilities 
The Director General shall be
responsible for: 
a) Leading the top management team in formulating the overall
business plans and advise the Board of Directors on strategic corporate plans,
objectives and policy guidelines; 
b) Ensuring effective implementation of the
Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority Act, 2001 as amended; 
c) Reporting
on performance and other statutory requirement to the Board of Directors and
other relevant stakeholders. In this regard, he will be responsible for
ensuring accurate and efficient financial and personnel management, accounting
and auditing systems of the authority; 
d) Providing linkage between the
authority, the Board, the Government and the General public on the affairs of
the Authority; 
e) Maintaining the integrity, transparency and accountability of
the Authority; and 
f) Performing any other duties as assigned by the Minister
in accordance with SUMATRA Act, 2001.

2.0 Minimum Qualifications 

The minimum qualifications for
persons seeking appointment of the Director General are: 
a) Graduate from a
recognized university, a masters degree will be an added advantage; 
b) Possess
at least ten years experience in one or more of the field of management, law,
economics, finance or engineering; 
c) Have knowledge of the industry; 
d)
Satisfy the nomination committee that he is unlikely to have a conflict of interests
under SUMATRA Act, 2001; 
e) willing to serve as Director General; 
f) Well
suited to perform the functions and duties of the Director General competently
and honestly.

3.0 Personal Attributes 
  • A person applying for the post of
    Director General shall have the following attributes: 
  • Capacity to assess
    business and financial implications 
  • Ability to motivate employees 
  • Ability to
    work in multi-culture environment 
  • Honesty and integrity; and 
  • Excellent
    analytical skills

4.0 Remunerations 
The Director General shall receive a
competitive remunerations package as may be determined by the Board of the
Authority from time to time.

5.0 Mode of Application 
All applications; including detailed
curriculum vitae with one passport size photograph, photocopies of Certificates,
names and addresses of three work related referees with title marked
“Director General-SUMATRA” on top of the envelop should reach the
undersigned before 1500hrs, of 29th December, 2017.


Permanent Secretary (Chairperson), 
SUMATRA Nomination Committee, 
Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, 
Wizara Building, 
Moshi Street, 
P.o.Box 638, 
40470 Dodoma.

Source: DAILY NEWS MONDAY DECEMBER 18, 2017
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