Communication & Public Relation Officer II – Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Carrying out media relations with media houses with the aim of
developing good rapport;
ii. Determining strategic audience, establishing communication needs, as
well as developing communication objectives and strategies;
iii. Preparing and coordinating production of the Commission’s newsletter;
iv. Ensuring coordination of Commission’s Editorial Board;
v. Coordinating the preparation and production of awareness materials for
print and electronic media;
vi. Writing press releases, speeches, articles for journals and newspapers,
as well as radio and television scripts;
vii. Organizing and managing press conferences, conventions, exhibitions,
promotions, open-house publicity events and sponsorship;
viii. Carrying out impact assessment of public relations programmes;
ix. Review newspaper, newsletter on a daily basis to ensure that articles on
competition and consumer issues are analyzed, clipped, distributed and
archived;
x. Ensuring effective co-ordination of duties in the Unit;
xi. Ensuring efficient use of resources in the Unit;
xii. Monitoring the performance of the Unit against agreed performance
targets; and
xiii. Performing any other duties as assigned by the Director
General.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor Degree either in Public Relations, Mass Communication,
Journalism, Sociology, Marketing or any other relevant field from recognized
university with at least three years of experience in the relevant field.
Possession of computer knowledge and experience in Corporate writing will
be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION
Attractive remuneration package in accordance with Institute’s salary scale
FCGSS – 6

GENERAL CONDITIONS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts;
postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;•
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;•
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;•
Birth certificate.•

v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
Form IV and form VI results slips;•
Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.•
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters
through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should
not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education
should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and
National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission
for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and
Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 27
Bibi Titi Mohammed Road, P.O. Box 63100, Maktaba Complex, 11102 Dar Es Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 19 October, 2017 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal
action;
NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the
following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz / and not otherwise (This address also
can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)
SECRETARY
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

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