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Tanzania Social Action Fund TASAF is currently implementing Productive
Social Safety Net Program which aims at protecting the vulnerable poor
households from severest consequences of poverty by implementing interventions
that will lead to increased household incomes and opportunities while
increasing consumption.

The TASAF Executive Director is inviting applications from suitably qualified
Tanzanian nationals to fill the below vacant posts:

Title: Director of Finance and Administration DFA
Appointing Authority: National Steering Committee
Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Executive Director
Staff under Her/His Supervision: Accounts Manager, Disbursement Manager and
Human Resources Manager


To manage the financial, accounting and administration functions of the
Project as specified in the Financing Agreement and the project documents but
not limited to the project appraisal document PAD and the Operational

She/He shall:
i Coordinate the overall operations of the Directorate of Finance and
Administration. This includes facilitating linkages with other Directorates
and the office of the Executive Director.
ii Provide professional advice to Executive Director and other members of TMU
on matters pertaining to Financial Management, Human Resources and
iii Ensure that all financial transactions of the Project are done in
accordance with the approved Financial Management and Accounting System
iv Supervise the preparation and compilation of the Directorate annual
implementation plan and budget.
v Coordinate compilation of capacity building requirements of staff
responsible for Finance and Accounting at all levels and communicate to the
respective directorate for necessary action.
vi Liaise with the Ministry of Finance and Planning to get the Annual Budget
Guidelines and translate it to suite Project Development Objective.
vii Supervise the preparation and submission to respective vote holders the
activities variance analysis, projected funds flow, for the year and a brief
narration for the preparation of the Annual budget.
viii Manage the approved budget as per budgetary control tools.
ix Approve all the payment vouchers emanating from payment requests approved
as per Financial Management and Accounting System Procedures.
x Ensure liquidity and smooth flow of funds through timely replenishment of
funds from Government of Tanzania, World Bank and other Development Partners.
xi Ensure timely disbursement of funds to all TASAF supported interventions
Safety net, targeted infrastructure, live-hood enhancement, capacity building
and other commitment.
xii Ensure that Interim unaudited Financial Monitoring Reports IFRs/FMRs
and Statement of Expenditure SOE are prepared and submitted to the World
Bank through the Ministry of Finance and Planning within a prescribed period
as per
Financing Agreement.
xiii Ensure that reliable financial information is maintained as per
International Financial Reporting Standard IFRS to provide a basis for
adequate financial control and timely preparation of Financial Statements for
External Audit.
xiv Facilitate the Internal Auditors to Examine, verify and inspect Project
Books of Account and give recommendations.
xv Facilitate the External Auditors to Audit Project Annual Accounts so that
they provide audit opinion on the Project Financial Statements.
xvi Submit to the Government of Tanzania, the World Bank and other
Development Partners, the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditors
Management Letter within the prescribed period.
xvii Provide responses to Auditors observations/queries and implement the
audit recommendations for the purpose of strengthening the system of internal
xviii Facilitate the External Auditors to verify the TMU replies to External
Auditors observations and recommendations. Update staff in the Directorate on
all new developments in Finance and Accountancy emanating from Accountancy
boards and from the Ministry of Finance and Planning.
xix Coordinate preparation and revision of the Financial Management and
Accounting Systems Manual which will guide the accounting of TASAF funded
activities in all area of operations TMU and Project Area Authorities PAA.
xx Manage and oversee TASAF human resources functions, including: recruitment
and hiring; benefits administration and oversight; new employee orientation,
and employee retention strategies.
xxi Develop TASAF human resources capacity as the organization scales,
enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance
evaluation, training, and recruiting.
xxii Ensure that recruiting processes are consistent and streamlined.
xxiii Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate
employees regarding staff policies and procedures.
xxiv Oversee general office management functions to ensure effective, high
quality work environment and efficient, daily operations of office equipment.
xxv Oversee all administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure
efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
xxvi Participate as a member of Senior Management Team of TASAF in project
design and delivery, policy implementation, staff and resource management
meetings. Conduct performance appraisal of all staff under the directorate,
using agreed upon performance indicators and goals.
xxvii Be a member of the TASAF Management team and responsible for
preparation and presenting directorate reports.
xxviii Maintain adequately the documents supporting the TASAF financial
transactions and Human Resource management in line with the Financing
Agreement and
the prescribed laws and regulations of the Government of Tanzania.
xxix Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Executive


a Holder of Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration,
Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or any other related field
from recognized university.
b Must possess internationally recognized accounting professional
qualification such as CPA T, ACCA, CIMA or other related profession.
c Must be registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors
NBAA in the category of Associate Certified Public Accountant ACPA or
Fellow Certified Public Accountant FCPA.
d At least ten 10 years’ experience in finance, human resource and
administration in Public and / or Private Sectors of which seven 7 years
must be at senior managerial position.
e Must have a working knowledge of computerized Accounting systems.
f Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of and experience with
donor funded project.
g High level of communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work
with people at all levels. .
h Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
i Self-motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.


a Existence of an efficient FMAS for accurate monitoring of financial flows
regarding TASAF activities.
b Timely preparation and submission of semester and annual.
c Timely preparation and submission of Interim financial statements for GOT,
IDA, DPs and TMU consumption.
d Effective maintenance of Liquidity and Accountability of Financial
e Timely implementation of both the Internal and External Auditors
f Existence of elaborate personnel and administration policies and
g Adequate support documents for financial transactions and human resource

Duration of Contract: Terms of Contract is 3 years.
Duty Station: TASAF Office, Dar es Salaam.

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Applications, enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and
Curriculum Vitae be sent to the following address: Executive Director Tanzania
Social Action Fund Board of Trustees of PSSSF Building Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
Road P.O. Box 2719 DODOMA. Applications In PDF Format, enclosing scanned
certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent through the
following email address: **** • Applications made in a way
other than the above will not be considered, • Deadline for receiving
applications is 9th July, 2020, • Those who will not hear from us, 14 days
after the deadline, should consider themselves as unsuccessful. APPLY TO
**** Also, Job Descriptions and required qualifications for
these posts are available in TASAF website

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