Monday, June 11, 2012

TPDC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES JUNE 2012

Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) is a National oil company dealing with Oil and Gas exploration, development and production. The company is based in Dar- Es –Salaam.

The Corporation has open vacancies for professional Tanzanians in the following disciplines:-

1.0 GEOPHYSICIST II (Two Posts)

The exploration geophysicist uses his/her knowledge in earth physics and digital technology to explore and develop petroleum and mineral resources.

1.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Attends to and assists in geophysical data acquisition
• Attends to and assists in geophysical data processing and interpretation.
• Attends to and assist in geophysical data management
• Assists carrying out recording of property and crop destroyed during data acquisition.

• Assists geophysical contractor's permit person during data acquisition
• Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by the superiors.

1.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

The candidate must be a holder of B.Sc degree in Physics & Mathematics or Geophysics from a recognised university/institution,

with 1st or upper 2nd class.

Master degree in geophysics and a working experience in related field will be an added advantage.

1.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• A strong background in Physics and Mathematics
• Geophysical Exploration Methods
• Petroleum Geology
• Information Technology (IT) specifically with the ability to work on Graphics package (e.g. Adobe graphics software). Ability to create and maintain Data base and working on GIS - ESRI packages.

• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili

1.4 AGE LIMIT

Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for master's level.

1.5 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of Service in the salary scale of TPDC-RS 2

2.0 GEOLOGIST II (Two Posts)

2.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assists to prepare well summary sheets.
• Attends geological field works
• Understudies the geologists and geophysicists in geological and geophysical data interpretation.

• Attends geophysical data acquisition
• Assist in thin section preparation and microscopic interpretation
• Assists with well site geology.
• Undertakes any other related duties as assigned by superiors.

2.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Holder of B.Sc. degree in geology or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with 1st or upper 2nd class.
Masters degree and working experience will be an added advantage.

2.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

Ability to use computers
A Petroleum Geology option at B.Sc. level Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

2.4 Age limit

Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for master’s level.

2.5 REMUNERATION

According to the TPDC Scheme of Service in the salary scale of TPDC-RS 2

3.0 RESEARCH OFFICER II (Seven Posts)

3.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Collects and analyses technical data as input in project configuration.

• Carries out basic research.
• Carries out conceptual design of plants, equipment pipelines etc.
• Carries out research to determine the most efficient way of chemical processes related to oil and gas utilization and processing.

• In collaboration with consultants formulates and prepares preliminary and detailed designs.
• In collaboration with other engineers follows up the execution of process capital projects.

• Carries any other related duties as assigned by superior.

3.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• Holder of a university degree in Chemical/Process Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent qualification from a recognized High Learning institution with 1st or upper 2nd class degree.

• Masters degree and working experience will be an added advantage.

3.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Computer literacy is essential;
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

3.4 AGE LIMIT:

Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for master's level.

3.5 REMUNERATION

According to the TPDC Scheme of Service in the salary scale of TPDC- RS 2

4.0 LIBRARIAN II (One Post)

4.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Checks and shelves reports and other documents.
• Responds to enquiries and questions
• Checking and managing the following;
(a) Bibliography
(b) Classification and cataloguing
(c) Filing of cards/documents, etc.
• Undertakes any other duties as may be assigned by superior from time to time

4.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Holder of a degree or post graduate diploma in Librarianship or its equivalent from recognized institution with 1st or Upper 2nd Class.

4.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Computer skills in data/records management is essential
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili

4.4 AGE LIMIT:

Not more than 30 years.

4.5 REMUNERATION

According to the TPDC Scheme of Service in the salary scale of TPDC- PS 5

5.0 SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER II (One Post)

5.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Prepares draft contracts for services to be offered or procured by the Corporation.

• Attends to all Corporations’ law suits.
• Seeks legal opinion from Attorney General’s Chambers and Law firms.

• Ensures Corporation’s property is adequately insured.
• Prepares annual reports and files with Parliament and Registrar of companies, and other agencies.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned to him by superior from time to time.

5.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• Holder of an LLB degree from a University (1st or Upper 2nd ) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution followed by not less than 6 years experience in the legal profession from a large commercial organization.

• Holder of LLM/full CISA certificate in Company Secretarial will be an added advantage.

5.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Computer skills is essential
• Excellent writing skills & Communication skills

• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

5.4 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of service in the salary scale of TPDC-PS 7.

5.5 AGE LIMIT: - Not more than 35 years

6.0 SYSTEM ANALYST II (One Post)

System Analyst: Individuals who support the operations and integrity of computer systems and networks and their use. These activities might include system installation, configuration, integration, maintenance, security management, and problem analysis and recovery.

6.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maintaining local servers including e-mail, printers, back up, restoration and recovery, as well as local operating systems and software;
• Maintaining the security, maintenance and support of the local network; and WAN if available).
• Installing new equipment and operating software, including upgrades;

• Developing local network solutions, connectivity, and associated cabling requirements;
• Monitoring and testing server / network performance and providing network performance statistics and reports;

• Receiving and responding to Help Desk calls concerning hardware, software and communication systems;
• Ensuring procedures manuals, and help sheets are in place for network installations, including data, voice, and video systems;
• Conduct in house training to staff for commonly used software packages for optimum package uses;

• To keep good record of software available at the corporation and their renewal schedules for timely renewal, updates;
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by superior.


6.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• Holder of a University degree in Information Technology from a recognised University or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with 1st or 2nd upper class.

• Working experience in IT administration/System analyst and Msc in IT in recognised institution will be an added advantage.

6.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2003 server, network protocols and PC desktop including Windows XP, firewalls, and MS suit applications
• Knowledge of common computer packages.
• System Installation, maintenance and backup skills
• Computer networking skills
• Knowledge in data base management
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili
• Candidate must have the ability to multi task, work independently and be solution driven and security management.

6.4 AGE LIMIT: - Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for masters level.

6.5 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of service in the salary scale of TPDC-PS 5

7.0. HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER II (One Post)

7.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maintains and updates Corporation's employees' personal records with regard to employment, training, promotions, increments, leave and disciplinary action records.
• Reviews copies of appointments, training / educational and disciplinary committee meeting and updates records and advised on relevant action as appropriate.

• Distributes and collects performance evaluation, and manpower training needs forms for various directorates, units and processes them as directed.
• Participates in orientation and induction course of newly recruited employees.

• Administers Sick Sheets, Burial arrangements, hospitalization formalities and certifies medical bills.
• Maintains and administers up-to- date leave rosters in cooperation with directorate/unit heads and makes recommendations on leave travel assistance claims.

• Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by the superiors.

7.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• The candidate must be a holder of University degree in

Public/Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized university/institution with 1st or upper 2nd class.

• Masters degree in the relevant field and a working experience in related field will be an added advantage.

7.4 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Administrative skills
• Computer skills is essential
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili

7.5 AGE LIMIT

Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for master's level.

7.6 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of Service in the salary scale of TPDC-PS 5

8.0 LEGAL OFFICER II (One Post)

8.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Draft legal documents and minutes,.

• Maintains and keeps pension schemes and insurance policies records pertaining to the Corporation and its employees,

• Maintains a legal library consisting of documents generated at the Corporation and those bought or brought in from other sources, including reference books, legislations, journals, etc,

• Follows up cases in courts of law,.

• Performs any other duties as may be assigned to by superiors from time to time.

8.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• Holder of an LLB degree or equivalent qualification from recognized Institution with 1st or Upper 2nd class.
8.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Computer skills is essential
• Excellent writing skills & Communication skills

• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili.

8.4 AGE LIMIT: - Not more than 30 years for first degree and 35 years for master degree.

8.5 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of service in the salary scale of TPDC-PS 5.

9.0 PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER II (One Post)

9.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Initiate contacts with media institutions and arranges as directed advertisements, publications, radio interviews and posters with a view of promoting sales or the good image of the Corporation.
• Designs Corporation promotional publications materials such as diaries, calendars, posters etc. and distributes or displays them.
• Initiates formation of sports and cultural groups.

• Liaises with other sports and cultural groups for registration, joint games, competitions or entertainment activities.
• Maintains to acceptable standards of sports gear, halls, grounds and equipment.
• Arranges booking for venue and related services to cater for various meeting and functions.
• Arrange hotel bookings, travel formalities including immigration and airport arrangements for TPDC visitor's contractors and staff.
• Makes arrangements for official function and receptions in close collaboration with the Chief of Human Resource and Administration.
• Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by the superiors.


9.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

• The candidate must be a holder of University degree in Mass Communication or equivalent qualification from a recognised university/institution with 1st or Upper 2nd class.

• Masters degree in the relevant field and a working experience in related field will be an added advantage.

9.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Excellent writing & Communication skills
• Computer skills is essential
• Good PR
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili

9.4 AGE LIMIT

Not more than 30 years for a first degree holder and 35 years for master’s level.

9.5 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of service in the salary scale of TPDC-PS 5.

10.0 PERSONAL SECRETARY II (One Post)

10.1 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Takes dictation, transcribes by typing.
 Maintains a diary of appointments for the immediate boss, and

advises or reminds him/her about same.
 Receives and answers telephone calls and intercoms giving information to callers or routing them to appropriate officer/officers.

• Files minutes, correspondences and maintains safe custody of files and other documents, as directed.

• Liaises with the Administrative Officer responsible for travel arrangements, hotel bookings and reservations and makes preparations for imprest, travel warrants, and other formalities as directed by his/her boss.
• Drafts simple letters and other correspondence of routine nature.
• Drafts letters and other correspondence of routine nature as directed.
• Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by superior from time to time.

10.2 DESIRED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

 Holder of Diploma in Secretarial studies or equivalent and has attained typing speed of 50 w.p.m., manuscript and tabulation stage II, office procedure and secretarial duties stage II and a minimum of 100 w.p.m. in either English or Kiswahili shorthand followed by at least 2 years post qualification experience in a large organization and certificate in Windows, Microsoft Word, MS Publisher, e-mail, and internet.

10.3 DESIRED COMPETENCES

• Computer skills is essential
• Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili

10.4 AGE LIMIT

Not more than 30 years.

10.5 REMUNERATION

According to TPDC Scheme of service in the salary scale of TPDC-GS 4

MODE OF APPLICATION

 Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that their
applications along with their curriculum vitae, indicating current telephone contacts are received by 29th June, 2012.

• Photocopies of relevant certificates and one recent passport size photograph should be attached with the hand written application letter.

• Each applicant should indicate two names of referees.
• Application without relevant documents will not be considered.
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

APPLY TO:-

MANAGING DIRECTOR,

TANZANIA PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, P.O.BOX 2774,
DAR-ES-SALAAM.
TANZANIA

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