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Vacancy at Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) October 2017

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Head of Legal Unit/ Corporate Secretary at Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) October 2017

Ref.No.EA.7/96/01 /J/46

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

11th October, 2017

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT

On behalf of the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), President’s Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill one vacant post as mentioned below;

1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1 TANZANIA PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (TPDC)

Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) is a National Oil Company established in 1969 with a mandate to undertake petroleum reconnaissance, exploration and development in selected petroleum potential areas throughout the country, including the continental shell of Tanzania.

In line with such mandate, TPDC has formed Subsidiary Companies namely Gas Supply Company Limited (GASCO and Commercial Petroleum (COPEC) to perform various tasks. The main roles of the established subsidiaries are: GASCO is responsible for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of natural gas processing plants, natural gas transmission pipeline and natural gas distribution networks; COPEC is responsible for managing the national strategic petroleum reserves and downstream operations as deemed fit for long term benefits of the nation.

To effectively manage the above responsibilities, TPDC is looking for experienced, dynamic, energetic, visionary and qualified candidate to fill the following vacant position within the Corporation:

1.2 HEAD OF LEGAL UNIT/CORPORATE SECRETARY -1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Make arrangements for and gives notice of all Board meetings;
Provides legal services to the Corporation;
Provides legal advice and assistance to Divisions and Units on interpretation of laws, terms of contract, terms of agreements, procurement contracts, guarantees, memorandum of understanding, Consultancy agreements and other type of agreements, and other legal documents;
Liaises with user Departments and Units to ensure proper management of the contracts;
Represents the Corporation in the Court of Law;
Ensures compliance of the legislation relating to energy sector;
Prepares minutes, agenda, notices, and subsequent correspondence in connection with meetings of the Management Committees and Board of Directors;
Attends all meetings of the Board of Directors and Management Committee and keeps a record of the proceedings;
Prepares minutes of Board meetings and provides Heads of Departments with copies of resolutions or extracts from the minutes, where appropriate;
Acts as custodian of the seal of the Corporation;
Provides efficient and effective insurance covers to the Corporation’s property and arranges and administers all pension schemes;
Handles Statutory requirements for the Corporation;
Assembles data required for the preparation of memorandum and articles of association and certificates of incorporation, or any other legal document;
Arranges for presentation and filing of legal document to the appropriate Authorities;
Ensures the safekeeping of the Corporation’s records and legal documents, including contracts;
Reviews all Corporations’ contracts and advises on the Corporation’s obligations and rights;
Participates in and advises on all negotiations which might lead the Corporation into legal commitment;
Handles all legal disputes involving the Corporation; and xix. Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Masters of Law (LLM) from a recognized University or institution with not less than 13 years of experience in the Legal profession, preferably from commercial organization, of which five (5) years must be at Senior level and must be an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. Possession of full ICSA certificate, proven high administrative and managerial ability in the Oil and Gas industry and knowledge of International Oil business will be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION

Attractive remuneration package in accordance with institution salary scale

TPDC-MS 1 GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants mist be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
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.
Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted Form IV and form VI results slips; Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers;
Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;

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);
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to
Secretary,
Presidents Office,
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
O. Box 63100, Dar Es Salaam.
Deadline for application is 19 October, 2017 and;
Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;
Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal actions;
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 found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal‘)

SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

SOURCE: DAILY NEWS FRIDAY OCTOBER 13, 2017
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