Manager of Fishing Operation Unit at Tanzania Fisheries Corporation (TAFICO) January 2022


The United Republic Oftanzania President’s Office Public Service Recruitment Secretariat

Tanzania Fisheries Corporation (Tafico)
Tanzania Fisheries Corporation (TAFICO) is a Government entity under The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries stablished under the President Establishment Order of 2019 following the Government decision to revoke the Tanzania Fisheries Corporation which has been in operation for the past 23 years. Initially, TAFICO was established through Public Corporation Act No. 17 of 1969 that was published in the Government Gazette  Notice No. 58 of 1st March 1974 under Government Order No. 11 of 14th February 1974. The objective of re establishing TAFICO is to develop the fishing industry in the country.

Kumb.Na. JA.9/259/01/A/18 
On behalf of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries and Tanzania Fisheries Corporation (TAFICO) Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill  vacant post mentioned below;
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Appointment by: the Board
Reports to: the Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Fishing Operation Unit Staffs
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To plan, maintain and implement fishing routines and types of fishing;
  • To keep routine records on fishing gear, vessel and crew;
  • To prepare maintenance and cleanliness schedule for fishing gear;
  • To acquire required permits to undertake fishing activities;
  • To carryout fishing (include harvesting of aquatic flora) in the natural water bodies in Tanzanian Territorial Waters, the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and High Seas as well as in other countries depending on the acquired permits according to Fisheries Legislation;
  • To design, make, maintain and repair fishing gear on land and on board vessels;
  • To acquire required accessories for fishing gear;
  • To prepare and implement Vessel Management Guidelines, plan, routine checkups, servicing, repairs and maintenance to facilitate fleet operations;
  • To facilitate and maintain crew safety on board vessel and on land according to established standards;
  • To facilitate provision of first aid, life-saving and catering services for fishing fleet and crew;
  • To prepare and implement maintenance and cleanliness schedule for vessels;
  • To maintain safety for vessels at sea, anchorage and on port;
  • To collaborate with the Fisheries Competent Authority regarding Fisheries Observers, Inspectors, Vessel Monitoring Systems and fisheries resource data for Fisheries Statistics;
  • To facilitate dry docking of vessels;
  • To identify, acquire and maintain facilities and accessories required for proper functioning of cold storage, ice plant, floating jetty, electrical equipment and other related machinery on land and on board vessels;
  • To produce and supply ice for own use and for other users;
  • To provide technical support and produce spare parts and services for running of vessels and machinery;
  • To provide advice to Corporate on technical services; and
  • To maintain land based transport vessels to facilitate smooth marketing to distant markets within and abroad.
Qualifications and Experience
Holder of Masters Degree in either Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Masterfisherman, Nautical Science or Marine Science with working experience of at least ten(10) years, two (2) of which must be at managerial level in reputable organization. Must be registered with relevant Profession Board where applicable.
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General Conditions
  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45years of age except for those who are in Public Service;
  • 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;
    • Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);
    • Birth certificate;
  • Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted: -
    • Form IV and form VI results slips;
    • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;
  • An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
  • An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employer;
  • An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
  • An applicant 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).
  • Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
  • An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is 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, P.O. Box 2320, University of Dodoma, and Utumishi Building/Asha Rose Migiro Buildings - Dodoma.Deadline for application is 13rd January, 2022;
  • Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;
  • 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’)
Released by:
Secretary, Public service recruitment secretariat

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