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THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Ref. No. JA.9/259/01/A/161 22nd September, 2022

1.0 BACKGROUND INFORMATION

On behalf of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT), Public Service

Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS), invites dynamic, proactive, experienced and suitable

qualified Tanzanians to fill two (2) vacant posts of (i) The Director General of Tanzania

Tourist Board, (ii) The Director of Marketing of Tanzania Tourist Board

2.0 TANZANIA TOURIST BOARD (TTB)

The Board was established by the Tanzania Tourist Board Act (CAP.364 R. E. 2002) as

amended by Act No. 4 of 2018. The Board is legally mandated with the functions of

promoting and developing all aspects of Tourism Industry in Tanzania. The following

are detailed requirements for the posts:

2.1 POST DIRECTOR GENERAL

EMPLOYER TANZANIA TOURIST BOARD (TTB)

REPORTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SUPERVISES HEADS OF DIRECTORATES AND UNITS

KEY

COMPETENCIES/

(i) Visionary,Strategic thinker,Scenario Analyst and Planner;

ATTRIBUTES (ii) Business Continuity Mindset;

(iii) High level of integrity to sustain the institution’s credibility within the

context of national, regional and international corporate governance

principles, frameworks and practices;

(iv) Excellent interpersonal, communication, public relations and customer

relationship skills;

(v) High level of business acumen, commercial awareness and

entrepreneurship skills;

(vi) Capacity to analyse and interpret big data and make sound decisions in

complex and competitive environments;

(vii) Excellent Risk Management skills;

(viii) Ability to build teams, foster team spirit, oversee and lead teams with

diverse discplines and expertise and unify their efforts in promotion and

development of tourism industry;

(ix) Excellent performance management skills

(x) Ability to create value proposition for domestic, regional and

international tourism industry clients and stakeholders;

(xi) Proven Service Marketing skills for promotion of the Tanzania tourism

industry domestically, regionally and internationally;

(xii) Knowledge of national, regional and international tourism industry

practices;

(xiii) Understanding of public policies, laws and regulations related to

domestic, regional and international tourism industry;

(xiv) Ability to interpret policy objectives for the establishment of Tanzania

Tourist Board, the country development agenda, economic policies and

the Board’s position in implementation of the national policies, agenda

and any emerging issues in the tourism industry;

(xv) Ability to innovate and create tourism industry solutions to high end, mid

end, low end and emerging markets; and

(xvi) Strong resource mobilization and negotiation skills.

JOB SUMMARY Manage, transform and develop the Tanzania Tourist Board and the Tanzania

tourism industry to be domestically, regionally and internationally competitive

within the context of its Vision, Mission and objectives in accordance with the

national policies, national development agenda, state laws and emerging issues in the global tourism industry.

DUTIES AND

RESPONSIBILITIES

(i) Developing Strategic Plans, Annual Plans and Budgets taking into

account the Board’s Vision and Mission with the aim of developing the

institutional capacity with a view to make TTB effective and efficient;

(ii) Developing Board’s policies and ensure their implementation;

(iii) Administering all activities related with promotion of Tourism within and

outside of the country of Tanzania in collaboration with Tour operators;

(iv) Administering and review operations and the implementation of the

operational plans for all functional Directorates and Units;

(v) Liasing with the government and the donor community through the

ministry responsible for tourism, the treasury and other state organs on

tourism matters;

(vi) Chief spokesman of the Board and ensuring a conducive public and

industrial relations (PR) environment and a good image for the Board;

(vii) Developing and initiating revision in the Organizational Structure and

make it more efficient in compliance with the Tourist Board Act and

other relevant legislations;

(viii) Submiting to the Board quarterly and semi-annually reports in respect

to the status of performance, revenue and expenditure;

(ix) Preparing and submiting estimates of income and expenditure to the

Board for its consideration for the subsequent year not later than three

months before the end of each financial year;

(x) Ensuring the Board’s initiatives are consistent with Government

policies;

(xi) Submitting to the Board at the end of every three months a report

containing:-

a) Performance Indicators and other related information;

b) The operations of the Board;

c) Such other information as the Board may deem proper.

(xii) Supervising, coaching and mentoring subordinates to ensure their

performance is aligned with the Board’s goals and objectives;

(xiii) Monitoring the implementation of the budget of the Board;

(xiv) Carrying out periodic staff performance review of subordinates; and

(xv) Performing any other related duties as may be directed by the Board.

QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing,

Business Administration, Commerce, International Business, Economics,

Enterpreneurship, Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or

Law from a recognized institution. Holding a PhD in any of the above field will

be an added advantage.

LANGUAGES Multilingual preferably Kiswahili and English. Knowledge of other languages

such as French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese will be an added advantage

EXPERIENCE Must have at least ten (10) years working experience in related industry, five

(5) years of which should be in a Senior Management position in a reputable

organisation.

AGE LIMIT Not more than fifty-five (55) years

TERMS OF

EMPLOYMENT

Contractual between Three (3) to five years renewable based on performance

REMUNERATION Negotiable

APPLICATION TIME

LINE

Twenty-one (21) days from the date of the advertisement

2.2 POST DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

EMPLOYER TANZANIA TOURIST BOARD (TTB)

REPORTS TO DIRECTOR GENERAL

SUPERVISES HEADS OF SECTIONS

KEY

COMPETENCIES/

ATTRIBUTES

(i) Visionary,Strategic thinker,Scenario Analyst and Planner;

(ii) Business Continuity Mindset;

(iii) High level of integrity to sustain the institution’s credibility within the

context of national, regional and international corporate governance

principles, frameworks and practices;

(iv) Excellent interpersonal, communication, public relations, customer

relationship and negotiation skills;

(v) High level of business acumen, commercial awareness and

entrepreneurship skills;

(vi) Capacity to analyse and interpret big data for advising management team;