Program Officer – Public Works Program – TASAF

BASIC FUNCTIONS:
To assist the Public Works Program Manager to implement public works program
activities in the department.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
She/He shall:
a) Maintain database for public works interventions;
b) Supervise preparation of multi year plans by PAAs to guarantee predictability of
transfers for the targeted beneficiaries.
c) Provide technical support for implementation of PW interventions and ensure
availability of required training materials and support.
d) Follow up of compliance to PW implementation benchmarks by PAAs.
e) Participate in the preparation of guidelines for implementation of PWP
interventions;
f) Participate in identifying new areas of interventions available that are outside
PWP Technical Manaul and prepare required guidelines;
g) Identify communication gaps that require IEC interventions;
h) Identify existing capacity enhancement opportunities outside of TASAF that can
be capitalized upon for resource optimization for public works program activities;
i) Review PAAs capacity enhancement plans and budgets submitted for TASAF
funding;
j) Facilitate provision of technical support on public works program enhancement to
PAAs, groups and individual
k) Verify public works program applications reviewed by TASAF Monitoring Officers;
l) Prepare public works program application batches;
m) Participate in the preparation of departmental annual implementation plan,
budgets and progress reports on public works program activities.
n) Perform any other duties as assigned by the Public Works Program Manager

QUALIFIKATIONS
a) A first Degree or equivalent qualification in Civil/Agricultural/Irrigation
Engineering, Land Use Planning, Forestry or any other related field from a
recognized university.
b) At least five (5) years’ experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private
Sectors.
c) Must be computer literate;
d) Good communication and interpersonal skills.
e) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
f) Self-motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.
g) Experience in planning and implementing labour intensive works will be an
added advantage.
KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:
a) Existence of updated and operational public works data base.
b) Public works applications are processed within agreed benchmark.
c) Existence of updated multi year plans for public works.
d) Number of PW applications funded and completed.
e) Existence of timely prepared monthly implementation progress reports.

HOW TO APPLY
– Applications enclosing scanned copies of certificates and CV vitae in PDF FORMAT be sent to hrm@tasaf.go.tz
– Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered
– Deadline is 30 th September 2017
– Those will not hear from us 14 days after the deadline should consider themselves as unsuccessful

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